Tag: Classes

Find your inner artist

Margaret Crusoe

Margaret Crusoe Do you remember the sheer pleasure of spreading paint on paper when you were a child? Did life happen and that inner artist got pushed aside? Now is the time to tap into that childlike delight. My personal instruction will help you learn the basics of painting with watercolors. In addition to my…

Release your inner artist

Margaret Crusoe

Margaret Crusoe Did you like to color with a new box of crayons or spread colorful paint on paper as a child? Did life happen and that inner artist got pushed aside? Now is the time to tap into that childlike delight. My personal instruction will help you learn the basics of painting with watercolors.…

Creative Writing workshops slated for fall

Author Ann Lee Miller

Creative writers of all kinds — fiction, nonfiction, memoir — will be able to participate in a college-level writing workshop running during October, November and December. The workshop will meet from 1:00-3:00 p.m. on Thursdays, October 13, 20 and 27, November 10 and 17 and December 1 in the Sun Lakes Country Club Friendship Room.…

Grupo Español Avanzada

Dianne Zimmerman Do you want to practice Spanish? We are a group of advanced conversational Spanish speakers from various backgrounds who practice our language skills in an informal setting. We meet every Wednesday from 4:15-5:30 p.m. in the Ocotillo Room of the Arts and Crafts Building at Oakwood Country Club. Topics are lively, entertaining and…

Fun, easy art classes

Alice Van Overstraeten Enjoy Art with a great group of art students and an inspired teacher. New ideas and materials will be introduced along with the basics. This is a fun, easy, relaxed loose style watercolor class full of new ideas; we often finish a painting in each class. Beginners and experienced students will experience…

New Pottery Class

Kathy Thomas When: Wednesdays from 8:00-11:00 a.m. Where: Activity Room 8, Cottonwood Please come and join us as Diane Watkins, well known in the valley, demonstrates and provides instruction and materials to learn functional sculpture, hand building and slab construction. All levels are welcome and if you think you can make it, then you will…

Free Dementia Caregiver class

An educational class entitled “As Dementia Progresses” will be held at Sun Lakes United Methodist Church on Tuesday, November 4. This two-hour class, conducted by Banner Alzheimer’s Institute, will cover the moderate to advanced stages of dementia, how common symptoms can be managed and how caregivers can find success in their daily efforts. The class…

Nail fungus workshop

Join us on Monday, November 3 at 10:00 a.m. for an informational workshop about nail fungus. Topics will include how to know if you have nail fungus or not; why it can be so difficult to treat nail fungus by conventional methods; and the latest FDA approved treatments to get rid of fungus in one…

Lifelong Learners take notice!

If you have an interest in learning about Arizona back roads, hiking, an African safari, cruising the Danube, Mozart’s life and music, Wisdom Seekers, magic for grandchildren, adrenal fatigue, Marie Curie, Arizona pioneer history, cowboy poetry, rising from circumstances, meals for one or two, the philosopher’s toolkit, digital camera workshop or many, many other subjects,…

Prickly Pear classes at Boyce Thompson Arboretum

Learn about prickly pear fruit this month at Boyce Thompson Arboretum!

Vivid magenta fruit of the prickly pear cactus can be much more than just a colorful margarita mixer; creative cooks use the juicy ingredient in everything from smoothies to barbecue sauce. But how do you harvest these abundant desert fruits without your hands becoming a virtual porcupine of painful cactus spines and glochids? Set your…