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EZ Wood Crafting for Fall

In this class, you will develop a take home painted wood craft of unique autumn-splendor for fall decorating. This take home painting is perfect for your home, workplace or personalized gift. Your creation will be based on a color book work style design bringing out the artist within. Your unique creations will be constructed with paint and embellishments of your choice to express your own unique design. You don't have to be crafty or good at painting to enjoy this craft. Only be prepared to have a good time and some relaxing fun. Two fun sessions are scheduled in order to assure you have enough time to complete your project. Supplies are included in the registration fee.

Class Schedule
Date Day Time Instructor Cost Location ID#
October 4 & 6, 2016 T & TH 6pm-9pm Danny Poovey $50.00 CVCC EC, Rm. 1209  

 

EZ Wood Crafting for Spring

In this class, you will develop a take home painted wood craft of unique spring-splendor for decorating. This take home painting is perfect for your home, workplace or personalized gift. Your creation will be based on a color book work style design bringing out the artist within. Your unique creations will be constructed with paint and embellishments of your choice to express your own unique design. You don't have to be crafty or good at painting to enjoy this craft. Only be prepared to have a good time and some relaxing fun. Two fun sessions are scheduled in order to assure you have enough time to complete your project. Supplies are included in the registration fee.

Class Schedule
Date Day Time Instructor Cost Location ID#
March 14 & 16, 2017 T & TH 6pm-9pm Danny Poovey $50.00 CVCC EC, Rm. 1209  

 

First Time Homebuyers

This course will provide students with the basics of finding a home, getting pre-qualified for a mortgage, how to check the neighborhood housing, determining the value of a purchase, and making a reasonably offer. Course covers from preparation to closing.

Class Schedule
Date Day Time Instructor Cost Location ID#
October 6, 2016 TH 6:30pm-8:30pm Tom McNeely $10.00 CVCC EC, Rm.  

 

Flower Arranging-Beg.

This course will provide you with the knowledge of learning different designs of flower arranging, wreath making and other items for the home.

Class Schedule
Date Day Time Instructor Cost Location ID#
March 28-May 2, 2017 T 6pm-9pm Wanda Reep $70.00 CVCC EC, Rm. 1209  

 

Flower Arranging-Advanced

 This is a continuation of Beginning Flower Arranging. This class will further your knowledge of flower arranging, wreath making and other items for the home. Pre-requisite: Beg. Flower Arranging.

Class Schedule
Date Day Time Instructor Cost Location ID#
September 13-November 1, 2016 T 6pm-9pm Wanda Reep $70.00 CVCC EC, Rm. 1209  

 

History of the Civil War

In this 4-week course we will summarize and present the major events and battles related to the War Between the States in chronological order. In addition, this course will set forth the major political issues and philosophies that set the stage for the Civil War, sustained the conflict, and continue to linger on to this day in the hearts an minds of most Americans. This class is approved for teacher renewal credits.

Class Schedule
Date Day Time Instructor Cost Location ID#
September 13-October 4, 2016 T 6pm-8pm Richard Eller $55.00 Cat. Co. History Museum, Newton  

 

History of North Carolina

In this four-week course, we will study the geographic, political, economic, and social conditions existing in NC from America's discovery to the present. Topics include native and immigrant backgrounds, colonial and Reconstruction periods, party politics, and race relations. Upon completion of this class, students will be able to analyze significant political, socioeconomic, and cultural developments in North Carolina. This class is approved for teacher renewal credits.

Class Schedule
Date Day Time Instructor Cost Location ID#
March 7-March 28, 2017 T 6pm-8pm Richard Eller $55.00 Cat. Co. History Museum, Newton  

 

Holiday Deco-Wreath Making

In this one-day class, learn the basics of Deco-Mesh wreath construction hands-on. Class includes various methods of decorating a holiday wreath. Supplies are included in the registration fee and supplies will be given on the first night of class. Students will have a finished holiday wreath after completion.

Class Schedule
Date Day Time Instructor Cost Location ID#
October 11, 2016 T 6pm-9pm Angie Byers $55.00 Includes supplies CVCC EC, Rm. 1209  
March 14, 2017 T 6pm-9pm Angie Byers $55.00 Includes supplies CVCC EC, Rm. 1209  

 

Soap Making Basics

This 3-day class students will gain a thorough understanding of the basics of soap making process. We will cover safety, tools, techniques, molds, cutting and wrapping. Participation is not necessary but in order to participate the students must have an apron, kitchen gloves, safety glasses, and covered arms and feet for two weeks of this class.

Class Schedule
Date Day Time Instructor Cost Location ID#
September 12-September 26, 2016 M 6pm-9pm Ann Oswald $65.00 CVCC EC, Rm. 1209  
February 6-February 20, 2017 M 6pm-9pm Ann Oswald $65.00 CVCC EC, Rm. 1209  

 

Soap Making-The Basics and Beyond

This class will give students an extensive understanding of the basics of soap making process. We will cover safety, tools, techniques, molds, cutting and wrapping. Participation is not necessary but in order to participate the students must have an apron, kitchen gloves, safety glasses and covered arms and feet for two weeks of the class.

Class Schedule
Date Day Time Instructor Cost Location ID#
October 10-October 24, 2016 M 6pm-9pm Ann Oswald $65.00 CVCC EC, Rm. 1209  
March 20-April 3, 2017 M 6pm-9pm Ann Oswald $65.00 CVCC EC, Rm. 1209  

 

Soap Making-Using Lotions

Students will gain a thorough understanding of the basics of skin lotions and various techniques used for thickening lotions and the various oils and waxes used to construct the lotions. A batch of lotion will be made.

Class Schedule
Date Day Time Instructor Cost Location ID#
November 7, 2016 M 6pm-9pm Ann Oswald $45.00 CVCC EC, Rm. 1209  

 

Soap Making-Using Oils

Skin nourishing massage oils and face cleansing oils will be covered. Students will gain a thorough understanding on how the oils work and how to blend based on different skill conditions. Materials: $16

Class Schedule
Date Day Time Instructor Cost Location ID#
December 12, 2016 M 6pm-9pm Ann Oswald $45.00 CVCC EC, Rm. 1209  

 

Stained Glass-Beg. Level I

In this 6-week class, learn the fundamentals of stained glass design in the fun and entertaining class. You will learn how to choose the correct glass, create patterns, cut and grind glass and complete two projects. A supply list is available the first night of class; approximate cost of supplies $75.

Class Schedule
Date Day Time Instructor Cost Location ID#
September 12-October 17, 2016 M 6:30p-8:30p Melanie Zimmerman $60.00 Newton Rec. Center, Newton  
February 6-March 13, 2017 M 6:30p-8:30p Melanie Zimmerman $60.00 Newton Rec. Center, Newton  

 

Stained Glass-Beg. Level II

In this 6-week class, continue to learn the fundamentals of stained glass design in the fun and entertaining class. You will learn how to choose the correct glass, create patterns, cut and grind glass and complete a lampshade project. A supply list is available on the first night of class; approximate cost of supplies is $75.

Class Schedule
Date Day Time Instructor Cost Location ID#
November 7-December 19, 2016 M 6:30p-8:30p Melanie Zimmerman $60.00 Newton Rec. Center, Newton  
April 3-May 15, 2017 M 6:30p-8:30p Melanie Zimmerman $60.00 Newton Rec. Center, Newton  

 

 

Contact:

Phone: (828) 327-7037 

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