A Little Art (ages 7-12)
This three-week class of A Little Art, allows for projects to be completed which might need drying or curing time. The name of the class comes from the projects being small in size, hence a “little” art. New and exciting fun projects are constantly being added so the exact same project does not repeat in the same year. All supplies are included, and projects might be: polymer clay, Artist trading cards, painting with different forms of paint, slime making, tie dye, printing and many more. Lisa Hoyt is the instructor.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Cancelled A Little Art (ages 7-12, May 4-May 18, Sa) 28077 5/4/2019 - 5/18/2019 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Sa Green Ridg Info
Beginner Obedience & Good Manners (ages 18+)
Want a dog who listens better? In this basic training course, dog parents will learn how to best communicate with their dogs in order to teach them good manners. Positive reinforcement training methods are used to teach the following behaviors: touch, look, sit, down, stand, come, settle, wait, take it, loose-leash walking, plus more. Other topics include parent separation, agility exercises, impulse control, and canine communication. Dogs must complete either Puppy Kindergarten or be at least 6 months old. Six week course taught by High Hopes Dog Training.
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Waitlist Beginner Obedience & Good Manners Brambleton (ages 18+, Apr-June, Sa) 28060 4/27/2019 - 6/8/2019 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Sa Brambleton Info
Register Beginner Obedience & Good Manners Brambleton (ages 18+, Aug-Sept, Sa) 28166 8/10/2019 - 9/21/2019 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Sa Brambleton Info
Register Beginner Obedience & Good Manners Brambleton (ages 18+, June-July, Sa) 28165 6/22/2019 - 7/27/2019 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Sa Brambleton Info
Register Beginner Obedience & Good Manners Brambleton 1:15pm (ages 18+, Apr-June, Sa) 28226 4/27/2019 - 6/8/2019 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM Sa Brambleton Info
Register Beginner Obedience & Good Manners Green Ridge (ages 18+, Aug-Sept, Tu) 28172 8/20/2019 - 9/24/2019 7:15 PM - 8:15 PM Tu Green Ridg Info
Register Beginner Obedience & Good Manners Green Ridge (ages 18+, July-Aug, Tu) 28169 7/9/2019 - 8/13/2019 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM Tu Green Ridg Info
Register Beginner Obedience & Good Manners Green Ridge (ages 18+, May-June, Tu) 28058 5/21/2019 - 6/25/2019 7:15 PM - 8:15 PM Tu Green Ridg Info
Canine Good Citizen Certification Course(ages 18+)
Don't we all want our dogs to be Canine Good Citizens? Well, we can help make that happen! During this six week course, we focus on the ten skills needed by all well-mannered dogs as outlined in the American Kennel Club's Canine Good Citizen Program. The CGC Program is designed to reward dogs who have good manners at home and in the community while stressing responsible pet ownership. The CGC test is administered on the last day of class, and all dogs who pass will receive a certificate from the AKC. Instruction provided by High Hopes Dog Training.(Pre-requisite: Dogs must have graduated from Intermediate Obedience or have had private lessons with High Hopes.)
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Canine Good Citizen Certification Course Green Ridge (ages 18+,Apr-May, Th) 28063 4/25/2019 - 5/30/2019 6:15 PM - 7:15 PM Th Green Ridg Info
Double Knit Stitch (ages 18+)
Looking to further your loom knitting abilities? Sign up for Double Knit Stitching and/or Diamond Lace Stitch Pattern. Must have completed Introduction to Loom Knitting and Loom Knitting Basics to take these courses. March 21, April 23 are Double Knit Stitching classes. May 7 and May 14 are Diamond Lace Stitch Pattern classes. Instructor Tonya Hodges is excited to share her knowledge with you! She has learned by training herself and is willing to share input not found in books to help with barriers that may arise. She has been loom knitting since 2014 and has started her own business, Learn to Loom Knit, as well.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Diamond Lace Stitch (ages 18+, May 14, Tu) 28130 5/14/2019 - 5/14/2019 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM Tu Green Ridg Info
Register Diamond Lace Stitch (ages 18+, May 7, Tu) 28134 5/7/2019 - 5/7/2019 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM Tu Green Ridg Info
Driver's Education
Refresh your driving knowledge in this two session program presented by AARP and held at the Brambleton Center. Fees: $20, with a $5 discount for AARP members. Class fee to be paid to the instructor at the first session. No fee is due to the Brambleton Center. Two session program.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Driver's Education (May, 55+) 31767 5/20/2019 - 5/21/2019 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM M,Tu Brambleton Info
Figures in the Landscape
Instructor Suzanne Ross will introduce plein-air possibilities and abstract underpainting to enhance your landscapes. Weekly demonstrations of brush drawing figures, lifting finished watercolors to insert figures, and art history references to color, value, and composition. Join us and expand these opportunities to grow as a watercolorist with ample painting time and individual aid. Each student has a full studio size table.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Watercolor Figures in the Landscape (18+) 31735 4/1/2019 - 5/6/2019 8:30 AM - 10:30 AM M Brambleton Info
Indian Cooking Date Night(ages 18+)
Enjoy an evening of making and eating Indian Food with a loved one. You will learn how to prepare a traditional Indian meal of Butter Chicken (chicken in a creamy rich sauce), Roti (Indian Flat Bread) and Gajar Ka Halwa (carrot dessert). After helping prepare the meal, enjoy the three-course dinner. Instructor Bhawana Scaer is from India and has been teaching Indian-style cooking for many years and loves to share her culture with others! One registration per couple.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Indian Cooking Date Night (ages 18+, Aug 2, F) 28180 8/2/2019 - 8/2/2019 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM F Green Ridg Info
Indian Tea Time Treats
Spice up your recipe book with Masala Chai (tea with special spices) and the perfect snacks to go along with it! Join our instructor, Bhawana Scaer, to try your hand at Indian tea time dishes such as Masaala Vada (fried southern style snack) and Gaazar Ka Halwa (creamy carrot dessert). This class is informative, interactive, and delicious!
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Indian Tea Time Treats (18+) 32772 5/11/2019 - 5/11/2019 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM Sa Brambleton Info
Intermediate Obed. & Problem-Solving (ages 18+)
Now that your dog has learned some good manners, the next step is to apply those manners to real life situations while addressing common behavior problems like jumping on guests, door-dashing, pulling on the leash, not coming when called, etc. Behaviors taught include stay, place, leave it, heel, touch tag, and more. Dogs will be taught to respond to both verbal and non-verbal cues. Six week course taught by High Hopes Dog Training. Prerequisite: Graduation from High Hopes Dog Training Beginner Obedience & Good Manners course.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Intermediate Obedience & Problem-Solving Green Ridge (ages 18+, July-Aug Tu) 28170 7/9/2019 - 8/13/2019 7:15 PM - 8:15 PM Tu Green Ridg Info
Intermediate Obedience (ages 18+)
Now that your dog has learned some good manners, the next step is to apply those manners to real life situations while addressing common behavior problems like jumping on guests, door-dashing, pulling on the leash, not coming when called, etc. Behaviors taught include stay, place, leave it, heel, touch tag, and more. Dogs will be taught to respond to both verbal and non-verbal cues. Prerequisite: Graduation from our Beginner Obedience course or permission from High Hopes.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Intermediate Obedience & Problem-Solving Brambleton (ages 18+, Apr-June, Sa) 28059 4/27/2019 - 6/8/2019 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Sa Brambleton Info
Register Intermediate Obedience & Problem-Solving Brambleton (ages 18+, Aug-Sept, Sa) 28164 8/10/2019 - 9/21/2019 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Sa Brambleton Info
Register Intermediate Obedience & Problem-Solving Brambleton (ages 18+, June-July, Sa) 28163 6/22/2019 - 7/27/2019 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Sa Brambleton Info
Introduction to Loom Knitting (ages 18+)
Would you like to try an easy way of knitting sans knitting needles? Try loom knitting! This is a super-fun 2-hour class for beginners. You will complete an actual project while learning basic cast on, two basic stitches and bind off. Everything is provided for the class. Instructor Tonya Hodges is excited to share her knowledge with you! She has learned by training herself and is willing to share input not found in books to help with barriers that may arise. She has been loom knitting since 2014 and has started her own business, Learn to Loom Knit, as well.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Introduction to Loom Knitting (ages 18+, Aug 8, Th) 28198 8/8/2019 - 8/8/2019 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM Th Green Ridg Info
Register Introduction to Loom Knitting (ages 18+, July 11, Th) 28195 7/11/2019 - 7/11/2019 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM Th Green Ridg Info
Register Introduction to Loom Knitting (ages 18+, June 6, Th) 28192 6/6/2019 - 6/6/2019 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Th Green Ridg Info
Register Introduction to Loom Knitting (ages 18+, May 8, W) 28126 5/8/2019 - 5/8/2019 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM W Green Ridg Info
Loom Knitting Basics (ages 18+)
After completing your project in Introduction to Loom Knitting, this class is a comprehensive review of loom knitting and covers four cast-ons, four bind-offs as well as many other "must knows", abbreviations and terms about loom knitting. We will spend time practicing what we learn so you can truly make many beginner projects the FIRST time on your own! Everything is provided that is needed to practive all of the skills. Instructor Tonya Hodges is excited to share her knowledge with you! She has learned by training herself and is willing to share input not found in books to help with barriers that may arise. She has been loom knitting since 2014 and has started her own business, Learn to Loom Knit, as well.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Loom Knitting Basics (ages 18+, Apr 29, M) 28107 4/29/2019 - 4/29/2019 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM M Green Ridg Info
Register Loom Knitting Basics (ages 18+, May 22, W) 28131 5/22/2019 - 5/22/2019 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM W Green Ridg Info
Maker's Nite-Chocolate Truffles (ages 18+)
Love chocolate? Learn how to make chocolate truffles and take home recipes and a 4-pack. Come after work and unwind, all supplies included, no “crafty” skill necessary. Each month will feature a different craft to whet your “Maker’s appetite”, and you will complete a project with new friends. Lisa Hoyt is the instructor.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Maker's Nite-Chocolate Truffles (ages 18+, May 6, M) 28068 5/6/2019 - 5/6/2019 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM M Green Ridg Info
Medicare Made Easy
You been told that you are eligible for Medicare, but what does that mean? This educational presentation will help you understand the Medicare program, and how to make the right decisions for yourself regarding your medical and prescription drug needs. Presenter: Lynn Atkinson MBA, HIA, SCLA, AAI.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Medicare Decisions Made Easy (ages 55+, May) 32791 5/11/2019 - 5/11/2019 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Sa Brambleton Info
Register Medicare Made Clear 32794 5/9/2019 - 5/9/2019 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM Th Brambleton Info
Meditation
Learn how meditation can help you relax, quiet the mind and body and provide tools that help you gain greater focus. Emphasis will be on breathing techniques as well as methods to calm the mind and turn off the daily stress we all face. Meditation is simple and easy to learn and the benefits are immediate and long lasting. This is a beginning course designed for those new to the practice of meditation. Instructor: Angie Kayte.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Meditation (W, 18+) 31736 5/1/2019 - 5/29/2019 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM W Brambleton Info
Mother-Daughter Cooking Night (Family)
Spend some quality time together at the start of Mother's Day weekend! Learn to cook Indian-cuisine! For the menu: Chicken Korma (chicken cooked in cream and yogurt), Bhindi Masala (okra cooked in spices) and Roti (Indian flat bread). Instructor Bhawana Scaer is from India and has been teaching Indian-style cooking for many years and loves to share her culture with others! One registration per family. Daughter(s) must be at least 10 years old.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Waitlist Mother-Daughter Cooking Night (Family, May 10, F) 28101 5/10/2019 - 5/10/2019 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM F Green Ridg Info
Paint Pouring I for Beginners (Ages 18+)
The newest trend in home painting, where science meets art, is highly addictive! Google it, then save time and money (and mess) by learning with us. All supplies are provided, including a drying box to transport wet paint safely home as well as gloves and disposable apron, but please wear old clothes and shoes. Bring snacks/drinks if desired or dinner if coming from work. Lisa Hoyt is the instructor.
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Register Paint Pouring I for Beginners (Fluid Art with Acrylics) (ages 18+, May 4, Sa) 28073 5/4/2019 - 5/4/2019 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM Sa Green Ridg Info
Paint Pouring II (Fluid Art with Acrylics) (18+)
By student request: This *NEW* class picks up where Part I leaves off. Learn different techniques such as swipe, tree ring pour, and more. This class assumes basic knowledge of paint pouring but students do not have to have had Part I to participate. All supplies are provided, including a drying box to transport wet paint safely home as well as gloves and disposable apron, but please wear old clothes and shoes. Bring snacks/drinks if desired or dinner if coming from work. Lisa Hoyt is the instructor.
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Register Paint Pouring II (Fluid Art with Acrylics) (ages 18+, May 23, Th) 28075 5/23/2019 - 5/23/2019 6:15 PM - 8:45 PM Th Green Ridg Info
Paneer Three Ways (ages 18+)
Paneer is a fresh cheese used in many Indian cuisines. Learn how to make three popular Indian dishes using paneer. Menu for the evening includes: Matar Paneer (a savory curry with peas and paneer), Paneer Tikka (paneer on skewers) and Ras Malai (a creamy dessert). Instructor: Bhawana Scaer.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Waitlist Paneer Three Ways (ages 18+, April 26, F) 28102 4/26/2019 - 4/26/2019 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM F Green Ridg Info
Pot Luck Luncheons
Join your friends for a special social gathering. Bring a covered dish to share and enjoy. We will play BINGO after the meal, so bring a gift to be used as a prize.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Pot Luck Luncheons (ages 55+) 32786 5/16/2019 - 5/16/2019 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM Th Info
Register Pot Luck Luncheons (ages 55+) 32787 6/20/2019 - 6/20/2019 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM Th Info
Puppy Kindergarten(ages 18+)
The single most important (and fun) thing you can do for your puppy? Puppy Kindergarten!! For puppies between 10-24 weeks old, socialization with other puppies and people is crucial in order to help them become social, well-balanced dogs. While making lots of friends during off-leash playtime, your puppy will gain confidence by participating in activities and learning basic commands. Discussions for puppy parents include puppy development, house-training, destructive chewing, and play-biting. Six week course taught by High Hopes Dog Training.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Waitlist Puppy Kindergarten Brambleton (ages 18+, Apr-June, Sa) 28061 4/27/2019 - 6/8/2019 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Sa Brambleton Info
Register Puppy Kindergarten Brambleton (ages 18+, Aug-Sept, Sa) 28168 8/10/2019 - 9/21/2019 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Sa Brambleton Info
Register Puppy Kindergarten Brambleton (ages 18+, June-July, Sa) 28167 6/22/2019 - 7/27/2019 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Sa Brambleton Info
Register Puppy Kindergarten Green Ridge (ages 18+, Aug-Sept, Tu) 28171 8/20/2019 - 9/24/2019 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM Tu Green Ridg Info
Register Puppy Kindergarten Green Ridge (ages 18+, May-June, Tu) 28057 5/21/2019 - 6/25/2019 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM Tu Green Ridg Info
Salmon en Croute (ages 18+)
Seafood never tasted so good! En Croute is a French term that describes a food baked and wrapped in pastry crust. This dish will be a hearty cut of fresh salmon, herb butter and asparagus wrapped delicately in pastry and baked to perfection. Served with a wild rice blend and some tasty pastry snacks and treats. Chef Dominic made an appearance on the fourth season of Fox Network's Hell's Kitchen. He looks forward to the opportunity to bring his family-friendly attitude, skills and good-natured cooking to you and yours!
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Waitlist Salmon en Croute (18+, May 13, M) 28084 5/13/2019 - 5/13/2019 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM M Green Ridg Info
Sign Painting Party (ages 18+)
Inspire yourself with your own creativity! Whether you want to make a personalized sign for yourself or learn how to host your own sign painting party, this class is for you. Helpful tips for having a party with friends are given and the instructor will contact students who have enrolled at least 3 days in advance to offer personalized sign options. Disposable apron provided for clothing protection. Lisa Hoyt is the instructor.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Sign Painting Party (ages 18+, May 9, Th) 28071 5/9/2019 - 5/9/2019 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Th Green Ridg Info
Soap Making (ages 18+)
The science of soap! Learn how soap becomes “soap” through the process of saponification and how to use on line calculators to custom create any soap that suits your personal preference! Participants will have hands on practice creating and following a recipe, learn important safety tips and will leave class with at least one pound of “raw” soap to take home to cure the approximate 6-8 weeks necessary. This is a fast paced course designed to give the basics of soap making. Please bring an old bath sized towel to insulate soap for the ride home. Lisa Hoyt has been teaching soap making for over 20 years.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Soap Making (ages 18+, May 11, Sa) 28069 5/11/2019 - 5/11/2019 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Sa Green Ridg Info
Southern Cooking (ages 18+)
Southern-style cooking favorites you can learn to do in your own kitchen! Start the evening with a Gourmet Shrimp and Grits appetizer. Then sit on down to a Classic Sothern Meal: Southern style fried chicken, field peas (such as black-eyed peas), the tastiest collard greens ever, cornbread and fried green tomatoes. Chef Dominic made an appearance on the fourth season of Fox Network's Hell's Kitchen. He looks forward to the opportunity to bring his family-friendly attitude, skills and good-natured cooking to you and yours!
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Southern Cooking (18+, May 3, F) 28082 5/3/2019 - 5/3/2019 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM F Green Ridg Info
Sushi Made Simple (ages 18+)
Create your own Sushi! Learn the tricks to rolling your own Maki, accompanied by an Asian long noodle salad and Vietnamese Shrimp Rolls. This class will have you going home to throw your own sushi party for your family and friends! Chef Dominic made an appearance on the fourth season of Fox Network's Hell's Kitchen. He looks forward to the opportunity to bring his family-friendly attitude, skills and good-natured cooking to you and yours!
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Sushi Made Simple (18+, Aug 29, Th) 28187 8/29/2019 - 8/29/2019 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM Th Green Ridg Info
Teen Cooking 101 (13-18 years)
A Great Graduation Gift for that soon to be college student or great learning experience for that independent teen! All teens age 13-18 can get the practice needed for when they leave the nest. Lessons learned in course: basic sanitation requirements, kitchen tools commonly used and safe knife skills. Cooking techniques taught in course: roasting/baking, poaching/braising, sautéing/frying and stock/sauce preparation. Teens will learn to prepare several complete meals in under 3 hours. Chef Dominic made an appearance on the fourth season of Fox Network's Hell's Kitchen. He looks forward to the opportunity to bring his family-friendly attitude, skills and good-natured cooking to you and yours!
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Teen Cooking 101 (13-18 years, May 4, Sa) 28079 5/4/2019 - 5/4/2019 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Sa Green Ridg Info
Therapy Dog Course (ages 18+)
Would you like to give back to your community by volunteering with your dog? Therapy Dogs are used in a variety of settings including hospitals, rehab and long-term care facilities, schools, libraries, Veteran care programs, and many other facilities. During this five week course, we practice advanced behaviors necessary for you and your dog to interact in the community with different types of people in different environments. Your dog must have his or her Canine Good Citizen title to participate.
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Register Therapy Dog Course Green Ridge (ages 18+, April-May Th) 28064 4/25/2019 - 5/30/2019 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM Th Green Ridg Info
Vegan & Vegetarian Delights (ages 18+)
Are you or your friends a) vegan b) avoiding dairy c) lactose-intolerant or d) all of the above. Learn to prepare a three-course meal with added vegetarian tips and snacks. These recipes makes sure everyone has something on the menu at your next dinner. A creamy corn chowder, a vegan avocado pasta with blackened vegetables and of course dessert! To end the meal, an orange vegan cake topped with a whipped coconut cream (vegan whipped cream). Chef Dominic made an appearance on the fourth season of Fox Network's Hell's Kitchen. He looks forward to the opportunity to bring his family-friendly attitude, skills and good-natured cooking to you and yours!
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Vegan & Vegetarian Delights (18+, Apr 29, M) 28086 4/29/2019 - 4/29/2019 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM M Green Ridg Info
Your Voice and How to Use It (ages 18+)
Exercise those vocal chords! Open to those with some vocal experience, this class is designed for individuals young and young at heart who want to learn how to put their best voice forward. Whether you are a working professional who is looking for ways to find the vocal endurance to talk with clients, students, and patients all day, or are looking to improve your singing voice from the car, pew, or choir loft, this is the class for you! Basic heathy voice use and maintenance principles for both the speaking and singing voice will be covered. Lauren Lawson is a classically trained soprano who practices as a speech-language pathologist in the Roanoke Valley.
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Register Your Voice and How to Use It (ages 18+, June-Aug , Th) 28173 6/13/2019 - 8/1/2019 6:15 PM - 7:15 PM Th Green Ridg Info
Maker's Nite-Polymer Clay (ages 18+)
Come play with clay! If you have never explored this medium, do it now! Learn how to condition the clay and use it to make earrings, a pendant or small ring dish. No experience needed, you will take home project to bake. Come after work, make something fun and new, all supplies included, no experience necessary! Try a different craft without the expense of gathering the materials yourself, meet fellow “Makers” who love the creative process. Lisa Hoyt brings this series back to Green Ridge for a summer of fun on the first Monday of each month, 7-8:30 pm, $21, bring food if desired, disposable apron and gloves provided to protect clothing.
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Register Maker's Nite-Polymer Clay(ages 18+, June 3, M) 28174 6/3/2019 - 6/3/2019 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM M Green Ridg Info
Maker's Nite-Sola Wood Flower Project (18+)
Learn how to dye and craft with these unique flowers. Sola “Wood” is peeled Cassava root which can be formed in the shape of beautiful flowers and then dyed and added to customized home décor. All supplies included. Come after work, make something fun and new, all supplies included, no experience necessary! Try a different craft without the expense of gathering the materials yourself, meet fellow “Makers” who love the creative process. Lisa Hoyt brings this series back to Green Ridge for a summer of fun on the first Monday of each month, 7-8:30 pm, $21, bring food if desired, disposable apron and gloves provided to protect clothing.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Maker's Nite-Sola Wood Flower Project (ages 18+, July 1, M) 28175 7/1/2019 - 7/1/2019 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM M Green Ridg Info
Maker's Nite-Easy Awesome Cookie (18+)
Turn a plain sugar cookie into a work of art in a few simple steps. A custom monogram cookie stencil will be provided to students who register at least 5 days before class. All supplies and recipes included. Take home at least 3 works of art, we will eat the “seconds”!Come after work, make something fun and new, all supplies included, no experience necessary!Try a different craft without the expense of gathering the materials yourself, meet fellow “Makers” who love the creative process. Lisa Hoyt brings this series back to Green Ridge for a summer of fun on the first Monday of each month, 7-8:30 pm, $21, bring food if desired, disposable apron and gloves provided to protect clothing.
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Register Maker's Nite-Easy Awesome Cookie (ages 18+, Aug 5, M) 28176 8/5/2019 - 8/5/2019 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM M Green Ridg Info
Shrimp, Shrimp & More Shrimp (ages 18+)
Are you a shrimp fan? This class is for you! Learn the delicate techniques to peeling, deveining and cleaning shrimp. You will also learn the porper way to butterfly a shrimp, make draw butter and then broil it to perfection. You will make a classic shrimp cocktail for starters, followed by shrimp scampi over linguini. Finsh the meal off with petite shrimp and avocado toast. Chef Dominic made an appearance on the fourth season of Fox Network's Hell's Kitchen. He looks forward to the opportunity to bring his family-friendly attitude, skills and good-natured cooking to you and yours!
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Register Shrimp, Shrimp & More Shrimp (18+, June 6, Th) 28182 6/6/2019 - 6/6/2019 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM Th Green Ridg Info
Classical French Cuisine (ages 18+)
Ooo La La! Chef Dominc might not be fluent in French, but he is fluent in French food! From soufflés to crêpes, these fancy schmancy recipes will add something to your table. The best part about them, they are actually easy to make! You will create a light, fluffy and elegant cheese soufflé and a quiche Lorraine. You will want to wake up every morning to a quiche lorraine beside your espresso! For dessert, sweet crêpes filled with fresh fruits and sweet goodness! Chef Dominic made an appearance on the fourth season of Fox Network's Hell's Kitchen. He looks forward to the opportunity to bring his family-friendly attitude, skills and good-natured cooking to you and yours!
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Classical French Cuisine (18+, July 15, M) 28183 7/15/2019 - 7/15/2019 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM M Green Ridg Info
Savory and Sweet Crêpes (ages 18+)
Did you know you can prepare crêpes with a variety of ingredients? Learn the classical technique to making crêpes at home. This class will not only tempt your taste buds but give you great entertaining ideas for years to come. Start off with savory crepes with vegetable, chicken and cheese fillings. Finish the evening with sweet crêpes that will make even the sweetest tooth ache! Chef Dominic made an appearance on the fourth season of Fox Network's Hell's Kitchen. He looks forward to the opportunity to bring his family-friendly attitude, skills and good-natured cooking to you and yours!
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Register Savory and Sweet Crêpes (18+, June 10, M) 28184 6/10/2019 - 6/10/2019 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM M Green Ridg Info
Breakfast for Supper? (ages 18+)
That's right! Did you know that you can finish your day the same way many start their day! Learn a great recipe for a 3-meat and cheese breakfast casserole, an asparagus breakfast quiche and a simple sweet orange bread that will wake up any taste buds! Chef Dominic made an appearance on the fourth season of Fox Network's Hell's Kitchen. He looks forward to the opportunity to bring his family-friendly attitude, skills and good-natured cooking to you and yours!
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Register Breakfast for Supper? (18+, June 20, Th) 28185 6/20/2019 - 6/20/2019 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM Th Green Ridg Info
Mamma Mia That's Italian!
Chef Dominic, as expected, has brought back his famous marinara recipe with great entrees! Learn how to make fresh manicotti and not with store-bought pasta tubes but homemade shells that melt in your mouth. Also, the secret to a perfect meatball hoagie accompanied by a tossed salad with Dominic's Delights' own balsamic vinaigrette. Chef Dominic made an appearance on the fourth season of Fox Network's Hell's Kitchen. He looks forward to the opportunity to bring his family-friendly attitude, skills and good-natured cooking to you and yours!
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Mamma Mia That's Italian! (18+, Aug 1, Th) 28186 8/1/2019 - 8/1/2019 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM Th Green Ridg Info
Cranberry-Apple Stuffed Pork Loin (ages 18+)
Get into the fall/back to school mood of apples and cranberries! You will learn how to butterfly a pork tenderloin, season, stuff and roll it up into a mouth-watering adventure. For an apple-themed appetizer we will prepare a Waldorf Salad. For an apple-themed dessert, we wil end with Apple Crist a la mode. Chef Dominic made an appearance on the fourth season of Fox Network's Hell's Kitchen. He looks forward to the opportunity to bring his family-friendly attitude, skills and good-natured cooking to you and yours!
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Register Cranberry-Apple Stuffed Pork Loin (18+, Aug 16, F) 28188 8/16/2019 - 8/16/2019 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM F Green Ridg Info
Summer Treats! (ages 18+)
Cool off this summer with some delightful Indian treats! A light but flavorful menu includes Kadhi (yogurt and gram flour curry), Hara Bhara Kebob (spinach and potato cutlets) and Srikhand (frozen yogurt dessert). Instructor: Bhawana Scaer.
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Register Summer Treats! (ages 18+, July 12, F) 28179 7/12/2019 - 7/12/2019 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM F Green Ridg Info
Indian Tea Time Delights (ages 18+)
Enjoy light fare in the air conditioning on a hot Saturday afternoon! Learn to make Masala Chai, Vegetarian Samosa and Gujiya (a sweet snack made with cream of wheat, flour, milk and nuts). Instructor: Bhawana Scaer.
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Register Indian Tea Time Delights (ages 18+, Aug 24, F) 28181 8/24/2019 - 8/24/2019 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Sa Green Ridg Info
Double Knitting (ages 18+)
Create a "finshed on both sides" fabric while learning three basic double knit stitches. No previous loom knitting experience necessary. All supplies provided. Instructor Tonya Hodges is excited to share her knowledge with you! She has learned by training herself and is willing to share input not found in books to help with barriers that may arise. She has been loom knitting since 2014 and has started her own business, Learn to Loom Knit, as well.
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Register Double Knitting (ages 18+, Aug 15 Th) 28199 8/15/2019 - 8/15/2019 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM Th Green Ridg Info
Register Double Knitting (ages 18+, July 18, Th) 28196 7/18/2019 - 7/18/2019 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM Th Green Ridg Info
Register Double Knitting (ages 18+, June 13, Th) 28193 6/13/2019 - 6/13/2019 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM Th Green Ridg Info
Loom Knitting Skill Building (ages 18+)
After completing your project in Introduction to Loom Knitting, this class is a comprehensive review of loom knitting and covers four cast-ons, four bind-offs as well as many other "must knows", abbreviations and terms about loom knitting. We will spend time practicing what we learn so you can truly make many beginner projects the FIRST time on your own! Everything is provided that is needed to practive all of the skills. Instructor Tonya Hodges is excited to share her knowledge with you! She has learned by training herself and is willing to share input not found in books to help with barriers that may arise. She has been loom knitting since 2014 and has started her own business, Learn to Loom Knit, as well.
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Register Loom Knitting Skill Building (ages 18+, Aug 22, Th) 28200 8/22/2019 - 8/22/2019 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM Th Green Ridg Info
Register Loom Knitting Skill Building (ages 18+, July 25, Th) 28197 7/25/2019 - 7/25/2019 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM Th Green Ridg Info
Register Loom Knitting Skill Building (ages 18+, June 24, M) 28194 6/24/2019 - 6/24/2019 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM M Green Ridg Info
How to Use Your 35mm Camera for Beginners (13+)
Do you have a new camera with too many bells and whistles. Find out how to use F stops, shutter speeds, resolution, white balance, exposure modes and more. Be sure to bring your camera and camera manual with you. If you don’t have a manual, you can download and print one online. A handout will be provided so you can review the information later. Teena Cook has taught photography at VWCC for
30 years and has a Masters Degree.
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Register How to Use Your 35mm Camera for Beginners (ages 13+, June 25, Tu) 28206 6/25/2019 - 6/25/2019 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM Tu Green Ridg Info
Nature Photography-Intermediates (ages 13+)
This class will focus on the art of nature photography. Learn about lenses, filters, composition, lighting, landscapes and close ups. Be sure to bring your camera and camera manual with you. If you don’t have a manual, you can download and print one online A handout will be provided so you can review the information later. Teena Cook has taught photography at VWCC for 30 years and has a Masters Degree.
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Register Nature Photography: How to Use Your Camera (Intermediate) (ages 13+, June 27, Th) 28207 6/27/2019 - 6/27/2019 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM Th Green Ridg Info
Introduction to Photoshop (ages 14+)
This class will introduce tools, the layer and history palettes and adjustments. Please bring your computer with photoshop loaded. You can download a 7 day free trial at Adobe.com. After that it is 9.99 a month. We will talk about a less expensive option in class. It takes several hours to load so don’t wait until the last day to do it. A handout will be provided so you can review the information later. Teena Cook has taught photography at VWCC for 30 years and has a Masters Degree.
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Register Introduction to Photoshop (ages 14+, July 11, Th) 28208 7/11/2019 - 7/11/2019 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM Th Green Ridg Info
How to Restore Old Photos with Photoshop (14+)
This class will cover how to restore color and contrast to old photos, correct color shifts, clone tool and content aware to correct cracks and imperfections and how to increase resolution. This class includes 5 high resolution scans of your photographs. You can call to have them done in time to work in on class or bring them to class to have them scanned after class at my studio. Contact information will be provided after sign-up. A handout will be provided so you can review the information later. Teena Cook has taught photography at VWCC for 30 years. Fee includes 5 high resolution scans of your photos. Prerequisite – Introduction to photoshop or knowledge of tools, adjustments and layers-history palettes.
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Register How to Restore Old Photographs with Photoshop (ages 14+, July 27, Sa) 28209 7/27/2019 - 7/27/2019 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM Sa Green Ridg Info
Handcoloring Landscapes (Oil Painting on Photos)
Come and learn this antique art form to transform your photographs into yesteryear looking treasures. This class will provide sepia toned prints for you to paint with information on how to make you own prints to paint. Use of paint and supplies is included. Just bring yourself dressed in old clothes or short sleeves and an apron. A handout will be provided so you can review the information later. Teena Cook has taught photography at VWCC for 30 years and has won many awards from VA and NC Professional Photographers Association for hand coloring. All supplies and prints are provided.
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Register Handcoloring Landscapes (ages 14+, Aug 5, M) 28210 8/5/2019 - 8/5/2019 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM M Green Ridg Info
Basic Interior Design (ages 18+)
Need a change of space? This interior design class will teach you the fundamentals of design. You will learn how to create a great space from start to finish. Bring in pictures of your space to have an on-site professional walk you through your next design project step-by-step. By the end of this class you'll know exactly how to layout you're floor-plan, work with color, accessorize, DIY furniture and much more. You'll be interior decorating like a boss in no time!
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Register Basic Interior Design (ages 18+, July, Th) 28221 7/18/2019 - 7/25/2019 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM Th Green Ridg Info