A Little Art (ages 8-12)
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
Register A Little Art (ages 8-12, Sept 28, Sa) 28281 9/28/2019 - 9/28/2019 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Sa Green Ridg Info
A Twist on Pies (ages 18+)
Grab a slice of the pie! Learn the methods of making a traditional pie crust, a crumbled crust and a lattice crust. But these are not your grandmother's recipes! Explore new twists on pie flavors-Pumpkin Cream Pie, Triple Chocolate Pumpkin Pie and Apple Cheesecake Pie! 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 A Twist on Pies (18+, Oct 17, Th) 28309 10/17/2019 - 10/17/2019 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM Th Green Ridg Info
Absolute Beginners Pottery
Our beginners course is great for anyone who wants to dive right into clay. Experienced instructors will guide you through the process of creating pottery on and off the potter's wheel. You will also learn basic methods for finishing and glazing your pieces. Class fee includes studio time during select times when classes aren't in session and the firing of pieces made during the eight week term. Clay must be purchased through Brambleton Center at $25/25 pounds.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Absolute Beginners Pottery (age 16+) 32819 6/13/2019 - 8/22/2019 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM Th Brambleton Info
Register Absolute Beginners Pottery (age 16+) 32874 9/12/2019 - 11/14/2019 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM Th Brambleton Info
Abstract Painting
Join this class to have some fun and to learn techniques not normally used in naturalistic painting. You will learn you can distort, exaggerate, omit, multiply, glaze, scrape, and texture in different ways….in abstracts your work does not look like a photo or a scene. You might choose to flatten the entire pictorial space and concentrate on color in a new way, or perhaps distort shapes and use new textures in your composition. For experienced painters this is a chance to challenge yourself and think outside of your comfort zone. Beginning adult artists can see the information you will gain and apply it to your more naturalist paintings. Six week course. Instructor: Michael Farrar.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Abstract Painting (18+) 31851 9/17/2019 - 10/22/2019 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Tu Brambleton Info
Acrylic Painting
Acrylic painting offers numerous techniques for students to explore. One value in working in acrylic is the fast-drying paint. This allows students to easily change colors, compositions, and how the paint is applied. Acrylic can be worked thickly like oils or thinly like watercolors or any combination of the two. Working in acrylics is fun and exciting. Come see for yourself what interesting pieces you can do in this medium. Adult artists at all levels are welcome. Six week course. Instructor: Michael Farrar
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Acrylic Painting (18+) 31854 9/17/2019 - 10/22/2019 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Tu Brambleton Info
Advanced Paint Pouring (Geodes) (ages 18+)
We will use glitter, sparkles, paint and pixie dust to create geode-like works of art. Watch YouTube for ideas and we will make your dream geode a reality. Wear old clothes so the glitter will have something to attach to! This is an advanced form of Paint Pouring, prior experience is helpful, but not necessary. Lisa Hoyt is the instructor.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Advanced Paint Pouring (Geodes) (ages 18+, Sept 28, Sa) 28282 9/28/2019 - 9/28/2019 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Sa Green Ridg Info
Advanced Paint Pouring Techniques (ages 14+)
Experiment with different size and shapes of canvas, metallic paints and cutting-edge techniques. No basic art skills are needed, beginner level experience with paint pouring is helpful, not absolutely necessary. Wear old clothes, all supplies are included. Feel free to bring lunch. Lisa Hoyt is the instructor.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Advanced Paint Pouring Techniques (ages 14+, Nov 2, Sa) 28286 11/2/2019 - 11/2/2019 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM Sa Green Ridg Info
Advanced Pottery
You will have the advantage of using the open studio and the guidance of the Monday afternoon monitor in this class. Come learn from your fellow potters. Prerequisite: two or more years in a pottery course at the Brambleton Center. This pottery class is a ten week program. Instructor: TBD
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Advanced Pottery (age 18+, M) 32869 9/9/2019 - 11/11/2019 11:30 AM - 2:00 PM M Brambleton Info
Alcohol Ink Workshop (ages 14+)
You will learn how to make your own alcohol inks and have commercially made inks to experiment with. Make an outlet cover to match your room décor, a ceramic tile and PLAY! Everyone who has taken this class is impressed with how effortlessly they can make beautiful works of art. Lisa Hoyt is the instructor
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Alcohol Ink Workshop (ages 14+, Oct 14, M) 28321 10/14/2019 - 10/14/2019 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM M Green Ridg Info
All Ages Ukulele
This beginners Ukulele class is for ages 7-107! Students under 12 must co-enroll with an adult family member. Bring standard tuned uke (G-C-E-A) to class. Eight week program. Instructor: Randolph Walker.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register All Ages Ukulele (age 7+) 32881 9/16/2019 - 11/4/2019 7:05 PM - 8:05 PM M Brambleton Info
An Evening in Punjab (ages 18+)
Travel through culinary delights to India! Make and eat popular food for Punjab, a northwestern state in India. Makke di Roti and Sarson da Saag are a staple in Punjab.Learn the art of making cornmeal roti and mustard greens. For dessert, Kala Jamun (made with milk). Instructor: Bhawana Scaer.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register An Evening in Punjab (ages 18+, Nov 18, M) 28312 11/18/2019 - 11/18/2019 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM M Green Ridg Info
Beautiful Handwriting
For pleasure and for profit! Texts furnished from calligrapher's estate to encourage this dying art. 30 minute daily homework required to reach facility. Suzanne Ross demonstrates each session and individual attention is given. Students determine quote or verses for rendering. 8 week course.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Beautiful Handwriting (16+) 31863 10/7/2019 - 11/25/2019 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM M Brambleton 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.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Beginner Obedience & Good Manners Brambleton (ages 18+, Nov-Dec, Sa) 28266 11/16/2019 - 12/28/2019 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Sa Brambleton Info
Register Beginner Obedience & Good Manners Brambleton (ages 18+, Oct-Nov, Sa) 28263 10/5/2019 - 11/9/2019 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Sa Brambleton Info
Waitlist 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+, Oct-Nov, Tu) 28258 10/8/2019 - 11/12/2019 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM Tu Green Ridg Info
Beginning Fiddle
This class is designed for beginners interested in learning to play the fiddle. Students will learn bowings, scales, and songs. Required materials: Fiddle (Violin) and bow. Eight week program.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Beginning Fiddle (ages 16+) 31841 9/18/2019 - 11/6/2019 7:15 PM - 8:15 PM W Brambleton Info
Bluegrass Banjo
Learn to play chords, rolls and songs in this introductory bluegrass style banjo class. Students must bring their own banjo to class. Eight week program. Instructor: Earl Henritze.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Bluegrass Banjo (ages 16+) 31840 9/18/2019 - 11/6/2019 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM W Brambleton 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+, Nov-Dec, Th) 28260 11/7/2019 - 12/19/2019 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM Th Green Ridg Info
Register Canine Good Citizen Certification Course Green Ridge (ages 18+, Sept-Oct, Th) 28268 9/5/2019 - 10/10/2019 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM Th Green Ridg Info
Ceramics
Awaken your passion and creativity. Whether you are a beginner or have experience with ceramics, this class is for you. Come learn the skills that make your pieces unique.The class fee includes assistance of certified instructor, Jo Robertson, and firing of your ceramic pieces. Purchase your greenware from the Brambleton Center or an outside source.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Ceramics (ages 18+) 32822 7/18/2019 - 9/5/2019 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Th Brambleton Info
Register Ceramics (ages 18+) 32877 9/26/2019 - 11/14/2019 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Th Brambleton Info
Chicken Teriyaki & Fried Rice (ages 18+)
Time to dust off your WOK and start to stir fry! You will learn the technique to the perfect teriyaki sauce, learn some skills of stir frying and how to create delicious vegetable fried rice. 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 Chicken Teriyaki & Fried Rice (18+, Sept 13, F) 28303 9/13/2019 - 9/13/2019 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM F Green Ridg Info
Comfort Foods (ages 18+)
Nothing beats the taste and comfort of a homemade warm meal that the whole family will enjoy. Learn the secrets of Chef Dominc's perfect meatloaf. Prepare a simple, but delicious stew with chicken and dumplings. For a sweet ending to the meal, Tarte Tatin. Your tastebuds will thank you! 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 Comfort Foods (18+, Oct 4, F) 28306 10/4/2019 - 10/4/2019 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM F Green Ridg Info
Create, Discover, & Imagine Kids Art NEW(6-9)
Stretch your child’s imagination! Do you have a little artist at home that is getting bored drawing, painting, and sculpting the same things? This class is designed for kids that need more creativity in their art. The instructor with guide your child to put their art in motion. Techniques include but are not limited to drawing, painting, collage and mixed media. All supplies are included. Five week class. Instructor: Rebecca Mckeever.
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Register Create, Discover, & Imagine Kids Art NEW (ages 6-9) 32901 10/7/2019 - 11/4/2019 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM M Brambleton Info
Crochet a Cute Stuffed Pumpkin (ages 18+)
Pumpkins are fall decor! Crochet a stuffed pumpkin for your fall centerpiece at your table. Some crochet knowledge is recommended. This is a 2-part class: Friday 5:30-7:30pm and Saturday 4:30-6:30pm. Supplies needed for class (you will be notified when class meets minimum): 8mm hook, Polyfill for stuffing and a fall color for your pumpkin-yarn in a bulk #5. Instructor Krislyn Colombini is a self-taught crocheter that now sells her crochet creations online and in shows. She will help you work through difficult issues in a small class setting.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Crochet a Cute Stuffed Pumpkin (ages 18+, Oct 4 & 5, F & Sa) 28320 10/4/2019 - 10/5/2019 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM Sa Green Ridg Info
Crochet a Leaf Coaster (ages 18+)
Add a splash of fall color! Crochet a cute leaf drink coaster for your Thanksgiving guest! Some crochet experience recommended. Supplies needed for class (you will be notified when class meets minimum): 5mm hook, 1 ball of fall color choice for each one made. Instructor Krislyn Colombini is a self-taught crocheter that now sells her crochet creations online and in shows. She will help you work through difficult issues in a small class setting.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Crochet a Leaf Coaster (ages 18+, Nov 6, W) 28328 11/6/2019 - 11/6/2019 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM W Green Ridg Info
Crochet a Pumpkin Coaster (ages 18+)
Pumpkins are fall decor! Crochet a cute pumpkin drink coaster for your end table! This is a beginner friendly. Supplies needed for class (you will be notified when class meets minimum): 5.5mm hook, 30yards of orange worsted weight (4) yarn and a small amount or green and brown. Instructor Krislyn Colombini is a self-taught crocheter that now sells her crochet creations online and in shows. She will help you work through difficult issues in a small class setting.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Crochet a Pumpkin Coaster (ages 18+, Oct 18, F) 28319 10/18/2019 - 10/18/2019 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM F Green Ridg Info
Crochet Dish Cloth Workshop (ages 18+)
Start with an easy dishncloth-beginner friendly! Several workshop dates to choose to learn the basics and get you started on a new hobby! Supplies needed for class (you will be notified when class meets minimum): 4.5mm hook, 1 ball of cotton yarn per dish cloth. Instructor Krislyn Colombini is a self-taught crocheter that now sells her crochet creations online and in shows. She will help you work through difficult issues in a small class setting.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Crochet Dish Cloth Workshop (ages 18+, Nov 16, Sa) 28333 11/16/2019 - 11/16/2019 3:30 PM - 6:30 PM Sa Green Ridg Info
Register Crochet Dish Cloth Workshop (ages 18+, Oct 15, Tu) 28332 10/15/2019 - 10/15/2019 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM Tu Green Ridg Info
Register Crochet Dish Cloth Workshop (ages 18+, Sept 21, Sa) 28331 9/21/2019 - 9/21/2019 3:30 PM - 6:30 PM Sa Green Ridg Info
Register Crochet Dish Cloth Workshop (ages 18+, Sept 7, Sa) 28330 9/7/2019 - 9/7/2019 3:30 PM - 6:30 PM Sa Green Ridg Info
Crochet Fingerless Mitts (ages 18+)
Create a warm gift for your friend or for yourself! Beginner friendly! Supplies needed for class (you will be notified when class meets minimum): 9mm hook, bulky (6) one ball needed to complete a pair. Instructor Krislyn Colombini is a self-taught crocheter that now sells her crochet creations online and in shows. She will help you work through difficult issues in a small class setting.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Crochet Fingerless Mitts (ages 18+, Nov 25, M) 28329 11/25/2019 - 11/25/2019 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM M Green Ridg Info
Dancing Toes (age 16+)
Get your toes tapping to some good old classics! This introductory class lets you work on basic tap skills, across–the-floor, combos, and a dance routine. Absolute beginners are welcome. Remember once a dancer always a dancer. Tap shoes required. Instructor: Patty Stratton
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Dancing Toes (16+) 32884 9/5/2019 - 10/24/2019 6:45 PM - 7:45 PM Th Brambleton Info
Digital Painting of Photographs (ages 12+)
Come and learn this new art form to transform your photographs into watercolor paintings.
This class will teach you how to use filters and brushes in photoshop to create a digital painting.
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. Feel free to bring food. Teena Cook has taught photography at VWCC for 30 years and has won many awards from VA and NC Professional Photo Asso for hand coloring.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Digital Painting of Photographs (ages 14+, Nov 25, M) 28302 11/25/2019 - 11/25/2019 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM M Green Ridg Info
Double Knitting (ages 18+)
Double Knitting on a loom - In this 2-hour fun-filled class, master the art of creating fabric that is "finished" on the front as well as the back! Learn 3 most common double knit stitches, how to cast on and bind off a double knit project. All supplies are 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.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Double Knitting (ages 18+, Nov 1, F) 28290 11/1/2019 - 11/1/2019 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM F 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 (Nov, 55+) 31839 11/18/2019 - 11/19/2019 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM M,Tu Brambleton Info
Register Driver's Education (Oct, 55+) 31838 10/21/2019 - 10/22/2019 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM M,Tu Brambleton Info
Register Driver's Education (Sept, 55+) 31837 9/16/2019 - 9/17/2019 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM M,Tu Brambleton Info
Essentials of Singing (ages 18+)
Do you enjoy singing, but feel you aren't doing it right? Is sheet music a mystery? Join us for "Essentials of Singing", where we will cover the
fundamentals of singing, such as how to find your vocal range and breathe properly, how to read simple music, and how to put it all together to sing confidently with your best voice forward. Instructor Lauren Lawson is a classically trained soprano who practices as a speech-language pathologist in the Roanoke Valley.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Essentials of Singing (ages 18+, Sept-Nov , Th) 28287 9/5/2019 - 11/21/2019 6:15 PM - 7:15 PM Th Green Ridg Info
Explore Drawing and Painting (ages 5-10)
Expand your child’s love of art! Your art student will learn basic drawing and painting techniques. We will focus on sketching,shading, and contour drawing using oil pastels,chalk and pencils. We will also, experiment with watercolors. tempera and ink. Great class for a beginning artist Instructor Debbie Harris taught for Roanoke County Schools for over 20 years
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Explore Drawing and Painting (ages 5-10, Sept-Oct, W) 28324 9/4/2019 - 10/2/2019 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM W Green Ridg Info
Explore Your Craft Cutting Machine(ages 18+)
Get it out of the box!! Do you have a craft cutting machine that you don’t understand? Want to get it out of the box and make stuff? This class offers demonstrations and hands on practice with a Silhouette machine (similar to Cricut) and help finding resources for your particular (any brand) machine. Learn the process for making stickers, appliqués, polymer clay, stencils, glass etching and more. Once you understand how to power up and cut, a new world of crafting will open for you. A handout is provided with recommended local and online resources. Lisa Hoyt is the instructor; she has 20+ years of experience teaching the art of “craft” to students of all ages.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Explore Your Craft Cutting Machine (ages 18+, Sept 21, Sat) 28280 9/21/2019 - 9/21/2019 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Sa Green Ridg Info
Family Pottery
Many parents are as interested in pottery as their children. In this class, work side by side with your child, learning how to hand build with clay and work on the potter's wheel. The fee includes one bag of clay, glazes and the use of tools. An adult must register with a child. Eight week class. Instructor: Rebecca McKeever.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Family Pottery (ages 7+) 32867 9/22/2019 - 11/17/2019 4:00 PM - 6:30 PM Su Brambleton Info
Get Organized! (ages 18+)
Need help getting it together? Come and learn from a professional organizer all the ins-and-outs of getting and staying organized. Learn the basics of letting go, getting it together and then setting it up to stay organized. This is a no judgment class. Bring your photos, bring your questions, bring your worst and we will help you get it straightened out. Maybe its a room, a car, your locker, it doesn't matter there is always a way to make it better. After all, good order is the foundation of all things.
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Register Get Organized! (ages 18+, Oct 10, Th) 28334 10/10/2019 - 10/17/2019 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM Th Green Ridg Info
Guitar for Absolute Beginners
This class is an introduction to guitar for all types of music. You will learn to tune your instrument, read tablature, strum chords, and perform easy riffs and melodies. Please bring your own guitar (acoustic or electric) to class. This class is also open to bass players. Eight week program. Instructor: Randolph Walker
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Guitar for Absolute Beginners (age 12+) 32880 9/19/2019 - 11/7/2019 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM Th Brambleton Info
Handbuilding in Clay
Pottery can be created without the use of a potter's wheel. You can create beautiful pots and clay forms by hand using simple tools, slabs of clay, or just by using your hands and fingers. In this class you will explore many techniques for handbuilt pottery. Ten week program.
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Register Handbuilding in Clay (Tues. Ages 18+) 32902 9/10/2019 - 11/12/2019 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM Tu Brambleton Info
Register Handbuilding in Clay (Wed. Ages 18+) 32876 9/11/2019 - 11/13/2019 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM W Brambleton Info
How to Use Your 35mm Camera for Beginners (12+)
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. Feel free to bring food to class. Teena Cook has taught photography at VWCC for 30 years and has a Masters Degree.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register How to Use Your 35mm Camera for Beginners (ages 12+, Nov 23, Sa) 28294 11/23/2019 - 11/23/2019 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM Sa Green Ridg Info
Register How to Use Your 35mm Camera for Beginners (ages 12+, Oct 7, M) 28293 10/7/2019 - 10/7/2019 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM M Green Ridg Info
Register How to Use Your 35mm Camera for Beginners (ages 12+, Sept 23, M) 28292 9/23/2019 - 9/23/2019 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM M Green Ridg Info
Indian Cooking Date Night (ages 18+,Oct)
Enjoy an evening of making and eating Indian Food with a loved one. You will learn how to prepare a traditional Indian meal of Chicken Pasanda (chicken in yogurt, cream and cashew paste), Puri and Sandesh (paneer 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+, Oct 18, F) 28314 10/18/2019 - 10/18/2019 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
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+, Oct-Nov Tu) 28259 10/8/2019 - 11/12/2019 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.
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Register Intermediate Obedience & Problem-Solving Brambleton (ages 18+, Nov-Dec, Sa) 28265 11/16/2019 - 12/28/2019 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Sa Brambleton Info
Register Intermediate Obedience & Problem-Solving Brambleton (ages 18+, Oct-Nov, Sa) 28262 10/5/2019 - 11/9/2019 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Sa Brambleton Info
Intermediate Photopshop II(Menus) (ages 12+)
This class will go over how to use drop down menus for special effects, filters, transforming size and adjustment. 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. Feel free to bring food to class. Teena Cook has taught photography at VWCC for 30 years and has a Masters Degree.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Intermediate Photoshop II (Menus) (ages 12+, Nov 4, M) 28299 11/4/2019 - 11/4/2019 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM M Green Ridg Info
Intermediate Photoshop I(Tools) (ages 12+)
This class will cover tools and how to make and move selections, retouch, add type, quick mask, etc. 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. Feel free to bring food to class. Teena Cook has taught photography at VWCC for 30 years and has a Masters Degree.
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Register Intermediate Photoshop I (Tools) (ages 12+, Oct 28, M) 28298 10/28/2019 - 10/28/2019 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM M Green Ridg Info
Intermediate Photoshop III (Layers) (ages 12+)
This class will go over how to use drop down menus for special effects, filters, transforming size and adjustment. 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. Feel free to bring food to class. Teena Cook has taught photography at VWCC for 30 years and has a Masters Degree.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Intermediate Photoshop III (Layers) (ages 12+, Nov 11, M) 28300 11/11/2019 - 11/11/2019 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM M Green Ridg Info
Introduction to Loom Knitting (ages 18+)
Would you like to try an easy way of knitting sans knitting needles? Try loom knitting! This super fun 2-hour beginner class will introduce a basic cast on, the two most popular stitches in loom knitting, and a bind off for an "in the round" project which you will take with you. All supplies are 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.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Introduction to Loom Knitting (ages 18+, Sept 6, F) 28288 9/6/2019 - 9/6/2019 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM F 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 12+, Oct 21, M) 28297 10/21/2019 - 10/21/2019 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM M Green Ridg Info
Irish Band
If you enjoy good natured Irish pub songs, then this class is for you! This instructional band class is for students who sing and/or play guitar, keyboard, ukulele, or bass. Two months of previous classes or lessons is required. Please bring your instrument to class. Eight week program. Instructor: Randolph Walker.
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Register Irish Band (age 18+) 32878 9/19/2019 - 11/7/2019 7:05 PM - 8:05 PM Th Brambleton Info
Italian Cooking Date Night (ages 18+)
Chef Dominic will share family Italian recipes! Learn the classical Marinara Sauce that can be used in many recipes. Use the sauce for creating delicious Eggplant Parmesan and Personal Pizzas. Add some homemade Garlic Knots with the meal for a fun, savory date night! One registration per couple. 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 Italian Cooking Date Night (18+, Nov 22, F) 28311 11/22/2019 - 11/22/2019 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM F Green Ridg Info
Kids Cook! (Gluten/Nut Free) (ages 8-12)
Help your child be more independent by cooking with their food allergies in mind. The intent is to be gluten and nut free; all ingredients will be verified. Recipes will NOT be dairy free/vegan. Proper cooking hygiene will be taught. We will make a sweet (chocolate chip cookies), a savory (macaroni and cheese) and a snack (Chex mix). Recipes will be shared. Lisa Hoyt is the instructor.
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Register Kids Cook! (Gluten/Nut Free) (ages 8-12, Oct 5, Sa) 28283 10/5/2019 - 10/5/2019 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Sa Green Ridg Info
Kids Make Chocolate! (Ages 8-12)
Kids will learn about chocolate and how to use different kinds to make a several recipes that they will be able to repeat at home, including truffles, brownies and a special treat! Ice cream taste testing is a traditional (and yummy) part of this delicious class! Lisa Hoyt is the instructor
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Register Kids Make Chocolate! (ages 8-12, Sept 21, Sa) 28279 9/21/2019 - 9/21/2019 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Sa Green Ridg Info
Kid's Pottery
Let your child experience the excitement of working in clay as Professional Potter, Rebecca McKeever, brings out their creative side. The student will learn to design pieces out of slabs of clay along with learning coiling and pinch techniques. For students with the physical ability to do wheel work, the lessons will be centering, pulling and shaping clay. The fee includes one bag of clay, glazes and the use of tools. Eight week course.
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Register Kids Pottery (ages 7-17) 32868 9/22/2019 - 11/17/2019 1:30 PM - 4:00 PM Su Brambleton Info
Loom Knitting Skill Building (ages 18+)
After learning how to "knit in the round" in the Introductory Class take the next step and expand your skills by learning how to knit "flat panel" projects, a variety of cast ons and bind offs and the other 3 types of knit stitches. All supplies are 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 Loom Knitting Skill Building (ages 18+, Oct 4, F) 28289 10/4/2019 - 10/4/2019 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM F Green Ridg Info
Register Loom Knitting Skill Building*Date/Time CHANGE* (ages 18+, Aug 26, M) 28200 8/26/2019 - 8/26/2019 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM M Green Ridg Info
Maker's Nite-Alcohol Ink (ages 18+)
Liquid magic creates ethereal paintings or décor effortlessly! Make an outlet cover to match your room décor, a ceramic tile and PLAY! Try a different craft without the expense of gathering the materials yourself, meet fellow “Makers” who love the creative process. Lisa Hoyt continues this series back to Green Ridge 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-Alcohol Ink (ages 18+, Oct 7, M) 28277 10/7/2019 - 10/7/2019 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM M Green Ridg Info
Maker's Nite-Paint Pouring (Mini Class) (ages 18+)
Learn to do one of the most popular crafts-paint pouring! We will paint a 6 x 6 canvas or tile. Try a different craft without the expense of gathering the materials yourself, meet fellow “Makers” who love the creative process. Lisa Hoyt continues this series back to Green Ridge 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-Paint Pouring (Mini Class) (ages 18+, Nov 4, M) 28278 11/4/2019 - 11/4/2019 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM M Green Ridg Info
Medicare Made Clear
This seminar will explain the basics of Medicare, the different types of Medicare health and prescription drug plans, and things to consider in choosing coverage options that are right for you. Presenter: Dr. Joe Greene—Helping people understand Medicare for more than 13 years.
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Register Medicare Made Clear (55+, Nov.) 32893 11/14/2019 - 11/14/2019 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM Th Brambleton Info
Register Medicare Made Clear (55+, Oct.) 32892 10/10/2019 - 10/10/2019 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM Th Brambleton Info
Register Medicare Made Clear (55+, Sept.) 32891 9/12/2019 - 9/12/2019 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM Th Brambleton 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.
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Register Medicare Decisions Made Easy (ages 55+, Aug.) 32889 10/12/2019 - 10/12/2019 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Sa Brambleton Info
Register Medicare Decisions Made Easy (ages 55+, November GRRC) 21120 11/2/2019 - 11/2/2019 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Sa Green Ridg Info
Register Medicare Decisions Made Easy (ages 55+, Oct..) 32890 11/9/2019 - 11/9/2019 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Sa Brambleton Info
Register Medicare Decisions Made Easy (ages 55+, October GRRC) 21119 10/5/2019 - 10/5/2019 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Sa Green Ridg Info
Register Medicare Decisions Made Easy (ages 55+, Sept.) 32888 9/14/2019 - 9/14/2019 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Sa Brambleton Info
Register Medicare Decisions Made Easy (ages 55+, September GRRC) 21118 9/7/2019 - 9/7/2019 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Sa Green Ridg Info
Mixed Media for Homeschool Students (ages 5-10)
Young artists! The student will use paint,paper mache,oil pastels,chalk,collage and pencil to explore many styles of art. We will explore realism, impressionism, abstract and non-objective art. Come join the fun! Instructor Debbie Harris taught for Roanoke County Schools for over 20 years!
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Register Mixed Media for Homeschool Students (ages 5-10, Sept-Oct, W) 28323 9/4/2019 - 10/2/2019 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM W Green Ridg Info
Nature Photography-Intermediates (ages 12+)
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 12+, Oct 14, M) 28295 10/14/2019 - 10/14/2019 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM M Green Ridg Info
Next Step
Come dive right in to the clay with us as you use your skills learned in the absolute beginner’s pottery course. You will continue your basic methods for finishing and glazing your pieces. Class fee includes studio time during select times when classes aren't in session and the firing of pieces made during the ten week term. Clay must be purchased through Brambleton Center at $25/25 pounds. Prerequisite: Absolute Beginners Pottery. Instructor: Carlos Dowling.
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Next Step Pottery (ages 18+) 32820 6/13/2019 - 8/22/2019 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM Th Brambleton Info
Next Step Pottery (ages 18+) 32875 9/12/2019 - 11/14/2019 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM Th Brambleton Info
Oktoberfest (ages 18+)
Kick off your fall plans with a Bavarian cooking class! Learn to prepare Spätzle, traditional German dumplings; Pichelsteiner, a German stew made with a variety of meats and vegetable; and Bienenstich, a sweet dough dessert filled with vanilla custard and topped with carmelized almonds. 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 Oktoberfest (18+, Oct 11, F) 28307 10/11/2019 - 10/11/2019 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM F Green Ridg Info
One Pot Meals (ages 18+)
Use the Crock Pot, Dutch Oven and Casserole dish all in one evening to create three scrumptious all-in-one meals! The menu for the evening will be Pork Fricassee, Stout Beef Stew and Broccoli-Cheddar Chicken Casserole. Bring your appetitie! 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 One Pot Meals (18+, Sept 20, F) 28304 9/20/2019 - 9/20/2019 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM F Green Ridg Info
Paint Pouring I for Beginners (Ages 18+)
No experience in art needed, this is the newest trend in home painting, where science meets art, it’s 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. 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 101 for Beginners (ages 14+, Sept 9, M) 28317 9/9/2019 - 9/9/2019 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM M Green Ridg Info
Paint Pouring Lab (ages 14+)
A two-part class. You must be able to attend both sessions but pay only one fee. We will make projects on hard substrates which will be sealed week II. Projects will include a four-piece coaster set which will be ready for holiday giving, and several other options. The second part of the class will be using low VOC resin and other techniques. If you have been reluctant to try new finishing techniques, you’ll be in the right place! Beginning level paint pouring experience is ideal but not required. Wear old clothes and feel free to bring your dinner if coming after work. All materials are included. Lisa Hoyt is the instructor.
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Register Paint Pouring Lab (ages 14+, Oct, M) 28285 10/21/2019 - 10/28/2019 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM M Green Ridg Info
Painting on Photographs (ages 12+)
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 Painting on Photographs (ages 14+, Nov 18, M) 28301 11/18/2019 - 11/18/2019 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM M Green Ridg Info
Painting With Ed Gowen
Have you always wanted to paint but think you aren't equipped with the talent? Take a class with Ed Gowen and amaze yourself, your family and your friends with your masterpiece! First time painters are welcome and no experience is required! Ed will take you step-by-step through a painting project with entertaining demonstrations as well as personal coaching. Class projects last for a day (10: 00 - 3:30) and may include the popular methods of Bob Ross, Robert Warren, Gary Jenkins and at times, Ed’s own techniques as well. So bring a roll of paper towels and settle in for a day of challenging and relaxing fun! All other supplies are included! Participants under age 16 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
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Waitlist Painting With Ed Gowen 32841 8/24/2019 - 8/24/2019 10:00 AM - 3:30 PM Sa Brambleton Info
Register Painting With Ed Gowen (Nov.) 32896 11/16/2019 - 11/16/2019 10:00 AM - 3:30 PM Sa Brambleton Info
Register Painting With Ed Gowen (Oct.) 32895 10/26/2019 - 10/26/2019 10:00 AM - 3:30 PM Sa Brambleton Info
Register Painting With Ed Gowen (Sept.) 32894 9/28/2019 - 9/28/2019 10:00 AM - 3:30 PM Sa Brambleton Info
Painting with Watercolor
Enroll in this course to learn new tips and techniques to broaden your abilities and talents with watercolor. Traditional watercolor offers both challenges and rewards for any painter. Follow along- demonstrations will be offered each week to help you broaden your range of color development, brushwork, improved compositions, adding richness, depth and individuality to your paintings. Adult artists at all levels of experience are welcome. Six week course. Instructor: Michael Farrar.
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Register Painting with Watercolor (18+) 31856 9/17/2019 - 10/22/2019 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Tu Brambleton Info
Parent-Child Cooking Night (Family)
Spend some quality time together to refresh after a busy back to school season! Learn to cook Indian-cuisine! For the menu: Chicken Tikka Masala, Aloo Bonda (deep fried spicy potato dumpling) and Chocolate Burfi (creamy chocolate milk dessert). Instructor Bhawana Scaer is from India and has been teaching Indian-style cooking for many years and loves to share her culture with others! Child must be at least 10 years old. One child per adult registerd and only one person of couple registered.
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Register Parent-Child Cooking Night (Family, Sept 14, Sa) 28315 9/14/2019 - 9/14/2019 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM Sa Green Ridg Info
Polymer Clay Workshop(ages 14+)
Learn how to work with this versatile medium to create jewelry and other projects. No experience is necessary, items made will go home to be completed in your own oven with complete instructions for safety. Online resources for tutorials will also be shared. Instructor Lisa Hoyt is a member of IPCA (International Polymer Clay Association). She has taught at Michaels, as well as at after school programs, Scouts, churches and community centers in NH and VA for over 20 years.
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Register Polymer Clay Workshop (ages 14+, Sept 17, Tu) 28316 9/17/2019 - 9/17/2019 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Tu Green Ridg Info
Pork-It's What's For Dinner! (ages 18+)
Learn how to best prepare your own chops! You will start with learning how to slice your own chops from the tenderloin and pan sear them to perfection! Chef Dominic will share his three top pork chop glazes and sauces. Add an awesome biscuit recipe and you have a yummy meal! 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 Pork-It's What's For Dinner! (18+, Nov 1, F) 28308 11/1/2019 - 11/1/2019 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.
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Register Pot Luck Luncheons (ages 55+) 32897 9/19/2019 - 9/19/2019 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM Th Mason Cove Fire House Info
Register Pot Luck Luncheons (ages 55+) 32898 10/17/2019 - 10/17/2019 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM Th Mason Cove Fire House Info
Register Pot Luck Luncheons (ages 55+) 32899 11/21/2019 - 11/21/2019 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM Th Mason Cove Fire House Info
Register Pot Luck Luncheons (ages 55+) 32900 12/19/2019 - 12/19/2019 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM Th Mason Cove Fire House Info
Pottery Courses
The Brambleton Center offers a well equipped studio to create original works of clay in both wheel and freeform. Equipment includes 13 electric wheels, a slab roller, and an assortment of tools and accessories for shaping and sculpting the clay. A variety of glazes are mixed in the studio offering about 23 colors. Class fee also includes utilizing the studio on your own during select times when classes aren't in session and the firing of pieces made during the 10 week term. Clay must be purchased through Brambleton Center at $25/25 pounds. Saturday will be an open workshop opportunity for those currently registered in a Pottery class. All pottery classes are ten week programs.
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Register Pottery - (age 18+, M Night) 32870 9/9/2019 - 11/11/2019 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM M Brambleton Info
Cancelled Pottery (ages 18+, Th) 32818 6/13/2019 - 8/22/2019 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM Th Brambleton Info
Register Pottery (ages 18+, Th) 32873 9/12/2019 - 11/14/2019 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM Th Brambleton Info
Register Pottery (ages 18+, Tu) 32871 9/10/2019 - 11/12/2019 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM Tu Brambleton Info
Register Pottery (ages 18+, W) 32872 9/11/2019 - 11/13/2019 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM W Brambleton 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
Register Puppy Kindergarten Brambleton (ages 18+, Nov-Dec, Sa) 28267 11/16/2019 - 12/28/2019 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Sa Brambleton Info
Register Puppy Kindergarten Brambleton (ages 18+, Oct-Nov, Sa) 28264 10/5/2019 - 11/9/2019 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
Relax and DO ART! (ages 5-10)
We will make some edible art, create 3-D crafts, experiment with facepainting and do LOTS of art making in this relaxing class! Instructor Debbie Harris taught for Roanoke County Schools for over 20 years.
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Register Relax and DO ART! (ages 5-10, Oct-Nov, W) 28326 10/9/2019 - 11/6/2019 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM W Green Ridg Info
Reverse Canvas Signs (ages 14+)
Make a fall themed sign by taking apart a canvas frame (such as those used for painting) then “re-constructing” it so that the canvas is on the inside! Once you start you won’t want to stop making them. Easy step by step instructions are given in a handout so you can make more at home. Can be done with paint or iron on vinyl to look like stenciled art. Lisa Hoyt is the instructor.
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Register Reverse Canvas Signs for Autumn (ages 14+, Sept 30, M) 28318 9/30/2019 - 9/30/2019 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM M Green Ridg Info
Sculpture for Homeschoolers (ages 5-10)
Create 3-D sculptures using paper, clay, found objects,and paper mache. Treasures will be created in this class!!! Instructor Debbie Harris taught for Roanoke County Schools for over 20 years.
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Register Sculpture for Homeschoolers (ages 5-10, Oct-Nov, W) 28325 10/9/2019 - 11/6/2019 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM W Green Ridg Info
Simple Flavors
Indian cuisine can consist of many simple, yet delicious and satisfying flavors. Come join the fun as we learn to cook some tasty Indian options: Pork Vindaloo- pork cooked in vinegar; Vegetarian Biryani- rice and vegetables; and Gaajar ka Halwa- carrot dessert. Instructor: Bhawana Scaer.
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Register Simple Flavors (18+) 32883 11/9/2019 - 11/9/2019 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM Sa Brambleton Info
Soap Making (ages 18+)
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 6-8 weeks necessary. This is a fast-paced course designed to give the basics of soapmaking. 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.
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Register Soap Making (ages 18+, Oct 5, Sa) 28284 10/5/2019 - 10/5/2019 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Sa Green Ridg Info
Spanish Paella (ages 18+)
Paella to enjoy as if you were in Spain! This traditional Spanish dish is one that combines the flavors of the sea and land with saffron rice and European seasonings. Accompany this hearty meal with jalapeño corn bread. Be prepared to say "Me Gusta!" 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 Spanish Paella (18+, Sept 27, F) 28305 9/27/2019 - 9/27/2019 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM F Green Ridg Info
Sushi Date Night (ages 18+)
Roll you and your loved one into a romantic evening at Green Ridge! Learn to roll sushi together and enjoy the meal after preparing it! From California Rolls to Sashimi Treats, some Egg Drop Soup and Sweetened Fried Noodles, you both will leave happy! One registration per couple. 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 Sushi Date Night (18+, Nov 15, F) 28310 11/15/2019 - 11/15/2019 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
Waitlist Sushi Made Simple (18+, Aug 29, Th) 28187 8/29/2019 - 8/29/2019 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM Th Green Ridg Info
Sweet & Spicy Indian Cuisine (ages 18+)
The perfect combo-sweet & spicy! For the menu, create and enjoy spicy green beans, aloo paratha (potato filled fried bread) and jalebi (a flour and gram flour dessert). Instructor: Bhawana Scaer.
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Register Sweet & Spicy Indian Cuisine (ages 18+, Oct 24, Th) 28313 10/24/2019 - 10/24/2019 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM Th Green Ridg Info
The Young Chef
Learning to find the joy and value in cooking helps to develop an important skill set and a life-long appreciation for the culinary arts. Enroll the young chef in this series of classes for the opportunity to learn and practice the art of food prep, stove top cooking, and baking. Each class will focus on a different meal time: breakfast lunch, dinner, and dessert! Instructor: Bhawana Scaer.
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Register The Young Chef (ages 8-13) 32903 10/8/2019 - 10/29/2019 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM Tu Brambleton 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 six 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+, Sept-Oct Th) 28269 9/5/2019 - 10/10/2019 7:15 PM - 8:15 PM Th Green Ridg Info
Register Therapy Dog Course Green Ridge (ages 18+,Nov-Dec Th) 28261 11/7/2019 - 12/19/2019 7:15 PM - 8:15 PM Th Green Ridg Info
Three in One: Genres
This unique class is tailored to the experienced student (you do not have to be an expert). You choosing the medium is part of the fun in this new class offering. The first two weeks focus on landscape and learning good composition through simplification and unification. In the middle session we will be working on still life and targeting the use of shapes to make a bold still life. The fast paced six week session will finish with two weeks of water scenes focusing on color, light and reflection. Supplies will not be furnished for this session and all students must bring photographs appropriate for inspiration and useful for each session. Instructor: Michael Farrar.
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Cancelled Three in One: Genres 31835 7/17/2019 - 8/21/2019 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM W Brambleton Info
Vegetarian Delights
Even if you aren’t a vegetarian, these delightful dishes are sure to please your palate! Learn to cook Paneer Tikka Masala- paneer and yogurt dish; Puri- fried puffed bread; and Chola- chick pea curry. You are sure to leave this class with new skills and a full stomach! Instructor: Bhawana Scaer.
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Register Vegetarian Delights 32882 9/21/2019 - 9/21/2019 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM Sa Brambleton Info
Windowlight Portraits (Intermediate) (ages 12+)
Use the natural light to acheive studio quality portraits without the equipment! This class will focus on windowlight portraits and you will learn about your cameras meter, subtractive lighting theory, bracketing and exposure. Be sure to bring your camera and camera manual with you. If you don’t have one, you can download one online. A handout will be provided so you can review the information later. Feel free to bring food to class. Teena Cook has taught photography at VWCC for 30 years and has a Masters Degree.
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Register Windowlight Portraits, Metering & Lighting (Intermediate) (ages 12+, Sept 30, M) 28296 9/30/2019 - 9/30/2019 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM M Green Ridg Info