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  • Ikebana Class - Beginning & Intermediate

    Location: 
    classrooma

    June 5, 12, 19, 26, July (skip 3), 10, 17, 24, 31

    Beginning:  $50 members*/$60 non-members

    Intermediate:  $55 members*/$65 non-members*

    Instructor: Reiko Kawamura

    Elegance, grace and style are the characteristics of Ikebana.  Learn the mechanics of manipulation and the observation of materials for their best usage in gaining an oriental view of flower arranging.  Elementary, Moribana, Free Style, Hanami, Rimpa, and Bunjin will be taught.  *$5 material fee payable to instructor. 


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  • Basic Flower Arranging

    Location: 
    classrooma

    $25 members/$35 non-members

    Instructor:  Gudy Kimmel, Certified Ornamental Horticulture Tearcher, Master Flower Show Judge

    Learn the basics of flower arranging.  Form, color, texture, design will be discussed.  Learn which flowers are the best for cutting and arranging.  Eeryone will take an arrangement home to enjoy.  Materials provided. **$5 Material fee payable to instructor.   


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  • Needle Felting Art Workshop

    When: 
    Sat, 6/23 10:00am to 12:00pm
    Location: 
    classrooma
    $45.00
    SKU: felting-2012

    $40 members / $45 non-members

    Instructor:  Jessica Anderson, local Artist

    Learn how to use a single needle to sculpt colored wool into fun 3D objects.  Participants will create a small project to get familiar with the concepts central to this unusual art form.  This workshop will take you through the steps of creating an adorable bird ornament to hang in your window or on your favorite tree, while teaching you basic techniques that can be used to create many different pieces.

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  • Bird Lectures

    When: 
    Repeats every week until Fri Aug 10 2012 except Wed Jul 04 2012, Wed Jul 18 2012, Wed Aug 01 2012.
    Wed, 6/27 7:00pm to 9:00pm
    Wed, 7/11 7:00pm to 9:00pm
    Wed, 7/25 7:00pm to 9:00pm
    Wed, 8/8 7:00pm to 9:00pm
    Location: 
    classroomb
    $0.00
    SKU: bird-lecture-2012

    Instructors:  Eric & Ann Brooks

    Have fun studying and identifying many of the species of birds found in southern California.  Classes will use slides, videos, printed materials as well as discuss birding books, binoculars, and periodicals. 


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  • Basic Flower Arranging

    When: 
    Thu, 7/12 10:00am to 12:00pm
    Location: 
    classrooma
    $35.00
    SKU: flower-arranging-2012

    $25 members/$35 non-members

    Instructor:  Gudy Kimmel, Certified Ornamental Horticulture Tearcher, Master Flower Show Judge

    Learn the basics of flower arranging.  Form, color, texture, design will be discussed.  Learn which flowers are the best for cutting and arranging.  Eeryone will take an arrangement home to enjoy.  Materials provided. **$5 Material fee payable to instructor.   

    If you are a member, make sure you are registered on this website first, and have entered your membership ID to receive the discounted price.

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  • Japanese Impressionistic Watercolor

    When: 
    Repeats every week until Sun Aug 12 2012 .
    Fri, 6/22 9:00am to 12:15pm
    Fri, 6/29 9:00am to 12:15pm
    Fri, 7/6 9:00am to 12:15pm
    Fri, 7/13 9:00am to 12:15pm
    Fri, 7/20 9:00am to 12:15pm
    Fri, 7/27 9:00am to 12:15pm
    Fri, 8/3 9:00am to 12:15pm
    Fri, 8/10 9:00am to 12:15pm
    Location: 
    classrooma
    $65.00
    SKU: japanese-watercolor-2012

    June 22, 29, July 6, 13 20, 27, August 3, 10

    $55 members/$65 non-members

    Instructor:  Hisako Asano, MFA

    Learn to create paintings of nature that capture the softly colored art form that is expressed in the teachings and techniques of instructor Hisako Asano.  You will learn to mix and blend colors and manipulate 3-D values with a single stroke.  

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  • Creating a Fall Edible Garden

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    Repeats every week until Sat Aug 25 2012 .
    Thu, 8/2 10:00am to 11:30am
    Thu, 8/9 10:00am to 11:30am
    Thu, 8/16 10:00am to 11:30am
    Thu, 8/23 10:00am to 11:30am
    Location: 
    classroomb
    $40.00
    SKU: edible-garden-2012

    August 2, 9, 16, 23

    $30 members/$40 non-members

    Instructor:  Judi Gerber, Certified Master Gardener

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  • Kids Gardening Class - Harvest Day - CANCELED

    When: 
    Sat, 8/4 10:00am to Sun, 8/5 12:00pm
    Location: 
    patio
    $20.00
    SKU: Class Ticket

    Instructor:  Diane Pollock; Landscape and Horticulture teacher,  Certified Master Gardener.

    What is ready to pick?  Students will have seasonal puzzles to solve.  What season is sweet and why?  What season is crunchy and why?  Students will sample sweet and crunchy.  They make their own hypertufa bowls and decorate for their fall fruit, or put holes in them to use as a planter.  Ages 10 and up recommended. 

    This is not a drop off program.  Parental attendance as well participation is required

    Choose either August 4 or 5


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  • Kids Gardening Class - Planting Your own Salad Bowl!

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    Repeats every day until Sun Aug 19 2012 .
    Sat, 8/18 10:30am to 12:00pm
    Sun, 8/19 10:30am to 12:00pm
    Location: 
    patio
    $20.00
    SKU: Class Ticket

    Instructor:  Diane Pollock; Landscape and Horticulture teacher,  Certified Master Gardener

    Plantings for Fall and Winter:  What is the weather like?  What grows with the 'new' weather?  (Old weather is summer, new weather is fall and winter).  They make their own season wheel and season puzzle.  Includes kids planting pretty lettuces, sparkler radishes, striped beets, orbit carrots, broccoli and/or cauliflower.  Kids get to sample some crunchy cauliflower with a little healthy mayo while working.  Ages 6 - 10 recommended.

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  • One-stroke Painting - Fall 2012 Series 1 (Begins Sept. 6)

    Location: 
    classrooma

    Series 1 – Six Sessions

    Thursdays

    September 6, (skip 13), 20, 27, October 4, (skip 11), 18, 25

    $70 members / $80 non-members

     

    ***New Instructor: Teri Richards, Donna Dewberry Certified Art Instructor

     

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