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Fall 2017 Schedule of Classes

An Evening Out

Behavioral Finance                                                                   BFN
Tuesday 7-8:30pm 11/14 $20
Today, even when armed with the best information available, investors often re-act to the news of the day and undermine their investment plans. Don't invest until you understand the risks, costs and expected outcomes. Don't invest until you gauge your unique investment personality as well as that of your significant other. Join us for a rewarding evening workshop and make better choices. The instructor is Rick Bonnette. He brings thirty-one years of investment experience with some of America’s top investment firms.

Financial Freedom Boot Camp                  FBC
Tuesday 7-9pm 11/14 $20pp/$30per couple
Are you 100% certain that you will have a great retirement? There are two proven paths to building wealth: You can increase the amount of money you make, or you can increase the amount of money you keep. You will learn how to redirect money normally lost to debt, interest and taxes back into your circle of wealth and control, while at the same time ensuring that your dollar gains a positive rate of return. Come and learn how you can be debt free in nine years or less, including your mortgage, without earning any more money. Instructor – Laurent W. Metzler, J.D.
Fondue                                                            VFD
Thursday 7-9pm 11/2 $40
Class held at the Village Cheese Shop, 516 Station Ave., Haddon Heights Enjoy a traditional fondue dinner: start with apples and french bread, then kielbasa and vegetables, and finish with chocolate, and of course all the wonderful melted cheese. Prepared by Chef Brett Harrison, owner of the Village Cheese Shop. BYOB

Great Gardens: the Natural World GNN
Tuesday 7-9pm 11/14 $20
Learn to recreate the natural world in your own garden
We can learn from wild landscapes how to garden more easily and successfully. With a close look at landscapes as varied as Acadia National Park on Mount Desert Island, Maine, the woodlands of Maryland's Eastern Shore and the meadows and marshes of southern New Jersey, we will see which plants to grow and how and where to plant them. Yes, this is garden design as taught by Mother Nature.

Holiday Beers            VBR
Thursday 7-9pm 11/30 $45
Class held at Village Cheese Shop, 516 Station Ave, Haddon Heights
Beers celebrating Christmas and the holiday season date back thousands of years. Today’s brewers keep up the custom of making flavorful and unique beers for the holidays. We will sample a number of beers: classic winter warmers, spiced beers, beers for sipping by the fireplace, and beers for festive occasions. Instructor: Geoff Robinson. ABC permit appl.

Fine Arts & Crafts

Advanced Art            ART
Tuesday 7-9pm 10/3 – 11/21 $80 for 8 wks Class held in Middle School Art Room (Door #18 on Chestnut St)
This course is for those who have taken classes with Gwynn or have had some experience and would like to continue working on paintings and drawings of their choice and would like some professional help in drawing (graphite, colored pencil or pastel) or watercolor painting. Students provide their own still life or photos. Gwynn DiPilla is a professional artist with a degree in art education.

Calligraphy- Beginning & Advanced            CLG
Monday 7-9pm 9/25 – 10/30 $65 for 6 wks
Beginner’s workshop in modern pointed-pen calligraphy will teach you about the tools of calligraphy, basics in practice strokes and technique, as well as cover a full alphabet. If you are just starting out or are looking for hands-on tips and techniques to improve your beginner’s hand, this workshop is for you! If you have taken a class before and want to grow and learn beyond the beginners class with projects to grow your craft this class is also for you. We will learn how to add design elements to capture the essence of the verse being lettered. Learning drawing skills and color choices for that perfect detail. Material fee of $10 paid to instructor, Maureen Peters, graphic artist specializing in calligraphy.

Drawing            $80 for 8 wks            DRW
Thursday 7-9pm            10/5 – 12/14 (no class 11/9, 11/23, 12/7)
Class held in Middle School Art Room (Door #18 on Chestnut St)
Highly recommended as a prerequisite to watercolor (offered in the winter) and other art courses, this course will focus on drawing with pencil, charcoal and colored pencil. Students will learn shading, composition, and how to “see more correctly”. Some figure drawing will also be covered. A material list will be sent. Instructor is Gwynn DiPilla, a professional artist with a BA in Art Education.

Drawing and Painting at Grace            $95 for 8 wks
Mon. 10am-12          9/25 – 11/13            FULL
Mon. 1-3pm             9/25 – 11/13              FULL
Class held in Parish Hall, Grace Episcopal Church
A daytime art class for adults led by professional artist and art teacher, Gwynn DiPilla. Have Gwynn help you through drawings (graphite pencil, pastels, or colored pencil) and paintings (water color, acrylic, or oil). New students are welcome. Bring your own materials, and photographs or still life for inspiration. A list for recommended supplies for your selected medium will be available. Each class limited to 12 students.

Oil & Acrylic Painting             PNT
Monday 7-9pm           9/25 – 11/13            $85 for 8 wks
Beginner and advanced students welcome. This class teaches the basics of completing a painting step by step. The relaxed teaching method provides an environment that is friendly, enjoyable, and educational. Bring several inspirational full-color photos. Material list sent upon registration. Instructor: Pat Saltman, with 20 years of teaching.

Photography: The Basics             PTB
Monday 7:30-9pm             9/25 – 10/30            $85 for 6 wks
Jeff Anderson is a professional photographer and teacher with a true love of photography. This course will assist you in understanding photography’s technical and aesthetic aspects including: using digital cameras, managing your photos on your computer, composing images and discussing photographs, art and more. You should also gain insight into the many roles of photography in our world. A digital camera is required and the user’s manual is recommended.

Wire Working and Beading             WWB
7-8:30pm             9/28 – 11/16 (no class 11/9)           $75 for 7 wks
Make amazing jewelry without ever using a torch or needing to solder. With design assistance and creative inspiration, you will understand how beaded jewelry is made. Learn to wire link beads, create wire designs, and wire endings. We will create bangles, earrings, necklaces and rings. No previous knowledge is required. Imagination required. Materials provided except each student will need a set of pliers including: chain nose/standard plier, rounded chain nose, & wire cutters. (Joann Fabrics has a set.) Instructor: Niara Wright, Owner, The House of Flair.

Exercise & Sports

Fencing & Advanced Fencing
Thursday 8-9:30pm             9/14 – 11/16 (no class 9/21, 11/9)
Beginners $50 for 8 wks             FGbg
Advanced $35 for 8 wks              FGad
Class held at Tatem School Gym. New students will learn the basics of this Olympic event that includes foil, the primary learning weapon, and an introduction to epee and saber. Equipment rental is $20 payable to the instructor. Upon receipt of your graduation certificate, you become eligible to continue fencing with the Advanced Fencers to polish skills. Instructor: John Franke, with over 10 years fencing experience.

Pilates            7-7:45 pm
Tues 9/12 – 12/19            $95 for 15 wks            PLt
Thurs 9/14 – 12/21*            $72 for 11 wks            PLr
Both Nights 9/12 – 12/21*          $155 for 26 cls           PLb
          *No class 9/21, 11/9, 11/23, 12/7
Class held at Tatem School Gym. Pilates is a whole-body exercise program that simultaneously strengthens and lengthens your muscles. Based on a progressive series of exercises that accommodate all fitness levels, you will increase your strength, flexibility and balance by focusing on the abdominal muscle and back. Men and women of all ages will love this class! Please bring a floor mat. Instructor: Sue Heindel.

Tai Chi             Tuesdays 6 – 6:45pm
9/19 – 10/24          $45 for 6 wk         TC
10/31 – 12/19           $60 for 8 wk            TC2
Class held at Tatem Music Room. "A Time for You" Tai chi is an effective low impact workout that can improve balance, help fight arthritis, and stimulate the immune system. It can lead to peace of mind and general good health. We teach the Yang form - soft, graceful movements that can become like dancing with an old friend! It feels good! I've taught martial arts for over 50 years and been a student of tai chi since 1980. Instructor: Jack Poupard with Susan Stapleford

Volleyball: Co-Ed            9:15 – 10:45pm
Monday 9/11 – 12/18        $60 for 15 wks         VYm
Thursday 9/14 – 12/14*         $40 for 10 wks         VYr
Both Nights 9/11 – 12/18*           $95 for 25 cls         VYb
          *No class 9/21, 11/9, 11/23, 12/7
Class held at Middle School Gym. Class is for active players who want to play and sharpen their skills. Drop-in players allowed with online registration (VYd). Instructor: Gordon McDonald.

Yoga            Tuesdays 8 - 9pm
10/24 – 12/12            $80 for 8 wks            YOG2
Class held at Tatem Music Room. All ages welcome to enjoy this yoga class for beginners as you are guided through classical yoga postures. Learn the fundamentals of correct alignment, conscious breathing and relaxation techniques. Please arrive a few minutes early for class, and bring a yoga mat and a small blanket or towel. Instructor: Pam Babli, Yoga Center of Haddonfield.

Zumba Mondays            7 - 8pm
10/23 – 12/18 (no class 12/11)          $56 for 8 wks           ZUM2
Class held at Tatem School. Zumba is a dance fitness program inspired by international music. Simple, easy to follow dance steps create a dynamic, exciting and effective fitness class. It’s a cardio based workout with sculpting exercises designed to tone the entire body. No previous dance experience necessary. Zumba is designed for all ages and fitness levels. Instructor: Natalie Sandone.

Interest Classes

History of the Western Film           FILM
Tues 6:30-9:30pm           9/26 – 12/19 (no class 11/21)          $60 for 12 wk
Each class includes a short lecture followed by screening of a classic film, finishing with question and answer period. Films to be shown include: The Searchers, Shane, High Noon, Rio Bravo, Red River, Unforgiven, and at least 10 more. Instructor: Ralph Secinaro, film historian and owner of Barrington Movie Poster and Bookshop

Ballroom Dance for Beginners          BAL
Sunday 7-8pm          10/8 – 10/29            $50 pp/$80 per couple for 4 wks
The non-profit Delaware Valley Chapter of the US amateur ballroom dance association, USA Dance, will hold the class in the Parish House behind Grace Church, 19 Kings Hwy E. Learn six or seven steps in four popular ballroom dances: swing, rumba, waltz, and the cha cha. Includes refreshments and open dancing after the lesson.

Come Fly Away           FLY
Saturday 9-12:30 pm          10/21          $105
Class held at Free Flight Aviation, Flying W Airport, 60 Fostertown Rd., Medford. Our Discovery Flight Package is a hands-on flight experience that includes a 1/2 hour flight, ground school instruction, a first flight certificate, a beginner’s logbook, and a 6 month subscription to an aviation magazine. Our certificated FAA Flight Instructor will teach you basic flight principles prior to your first flight. In the aircraft, you will learn to start the aircraft, taxi the aircraft to the runway, departing procedures, and manage the controls of the aircraft, under the control of the Flight Instructor. ID required, 250 lb. passenger weight limit.

Find a Flexible Job & Make Work Fit Life!           JOB
An Online Program            $40
You want flexible, lucrative, resume-worthy work but how do you find it? With any job search you need “sales” tools—a resume, a LinkedIn profile and more—but when you’re looking for a less traditional job you have to be even more precise about your personal brand and the specific jobs you can fill. This quick, easy and inexpensive course gives you all the tools you need to Find a Flexible Job, which you can start and end at your convenience! NOTE: This is an online course that you do on your own anytime. There are no “meeting times”—you will work totally independently for all course activity.

French for Fun and Travel           FRH
Thursday 7-8:30pm          9/28 – 11/2           $60 for 6 wks
Learn the basics of travelling to France. Practical conversations will allow you to reserve a hotel room, order from a French menu, shop, and ask directions. Pronunciation will be emphasized. You will tour French provinces via pictures and objects and gain first-hand knowledge from a teacher who has lived in France and leads tours there often. A $10 material fee is payable to the instructor, Frances Coughlin, Sorbonne, Paris, and MA Univ. of Penn.

Guitar for Beginners          GTR
Monday 6:30-8pm         9/25 – 11/13          $85 for 8 wks
The course introduces basic guitar techniques to the novice including: basic strumming techniques using chord diagrams, playing single note melodies by means of tablature (not musical notation), exploring the chord/melody style, and finger picking. Instructor: James Schneider.

Italian            ITL
Monday 7-8:30pm           9/25 – 10/30            $60 for 6 wks
Emphasis is on comprehension, reading and speaking Italian. This intensive course will enable students to communicate via small dialogues about everyday activities and situations that may be encountered abroad. A $10 material fee is payable to the instructor. Instructor Christina DiSanzo, is a Professor of Italian language at Rutgers.

Madam TechKnow: Android           MTa
Monday 8-9:30pm         11/13, 11/27          $50 for 2 wks
This is an introduction to android cell phones, and will explore how to navigate through your android cell phone step by step. Find out how to save contacts, connect email accounts to your android cell phone, send a text messages, download applications, adjust sounds and ringtones, and so much more. Bring your Android to class. No experience necessary. After taking this class, you will be a pro on your android cell phone all while having fun learning! Limit 10

Madam TechKnow: iPhone, iPad          MTi
Monday 6:30-8pm           11/13, 11/27          $50 for 2 wks
This is an introduction to iPhone/iPad, and will explore how to navigate through your device step by step. Find out how to save contacts, connect email accounts to your device, send text messages, download applications, adjust sounds and ringtones, and so much more. Bring your iPhone/iPad to class. No experience necessary. After taking this class, you will be a pro on your device all while having fun learning!

Mindfulness Practice Exercise Class            MND
6-6:45pm           9/25 – 12/4 (no class 11/20)            $100 for 10 wks
Mindfulness is utilized by the U.S. Marines, large and small businesses, hospitals, universities and K-12 schools to name just a few. The best way to successfully achieve anything is to start with the most important and powerful muscle in the body…our brain. A plethora of research evidence shows mindfulness practices help in reducing stress, anxiety, pain management, boosting immunity, improving emotional and social intelligence, long-term weight loss, improving overall health and more. Like physical exercise regular “mindfulness exercises” are essential to achieve results. This class includes instructions on mindfulness practice exercises, integrating mindfulness into everyday life and overcoming obstacles that can hold back the practice of mindfulness. Instructor Denice A. Fox, CEBC, PCC, CHWC

Art Classes for Kids

Multimedia for Young Artists (Ages 5-10)
Saturdays: 9/23 – 10/28           $92 for 6 wks
9:00-10:15am          MM9
10:30-11:45am         MM10
Class held in Middle School Art Room, door number 18, on Chestnut St. Students explore a variety of media such as paper mache, clay, paris craft, painting, printmaking, and drawing to create fun and interesting projects. Students will learn art history. New projects are introduced each semester. $15 included in the fee for materials. Instructor: Gwynn Walker DiPilla, a professional artist with a BA in art education. Classes fill quickly. Limit of 14 students in each class. If a class is full you will be given an option for a different time.

Tennis & Golf Classes for Kids

Programs offered by instructor Larry MacCluen, USPTA Professional, are designed to teach fundamental skills in a fun and positive way as well as improve self-confidence and self-esteem. Financial assistance is available, contact the Adult School Director.

Tennis & Golf at Tatem School All Purpose Room, 1 Glover Ave off Grove St.

FundamentalTennis: (age 4-6)
Children will throw, catch, skip and judge ball bounce & speed in a fun way.    $60 for 6 wks
9-9:45am           9/9 – 10/28 (no class 10/21)          TFS
Sat 9-9:45am          10/28 – 12/16 (no class 11/11, 11/25)         TFS2

Beginner Tennis: (age 6-8)
Tennis strokes are introduced while improving hand-eye coordination and ball sense. Emphasis is learning proper tennis basics in a fun way. $60 for 6 wks
9:45-10:30am        9/9 – 10/28 (no class 10/21)         TBG
9:45-10:30am        10/28 – 12/16 (no class 11/11, 11/25)        TBG2

Junior Tennis: (age 8-12)
 Skill-based focus. $65 for 6 wks
10:30-11:30am        9/9 – 10/28 (no class 10/21)         TJR
10:30-11:30am         10/28 – 12/16 (no class 11/11, 11/25)         TJR2

Golf Beginners: (age 4-9)
Learning a proper swing is emphasized. Parent participation required. $65 for 6 wks
12:15-1pm         9/9 – 10/28 (no class 10/14, 10/21)        GBG at Lizzy Haddon
11:30-12:15pm         10/28 – 12/16 (no class 11/11, 11/25)         GBG2

Golf Juniors: (age 9+)
Continued focus on skills on Tatem Field. $65 for 6 wks
Sat 1-1:45pm         9/9 – 10/28 (no class 10/14, 10/21)         GJR at Lizzy Haddon

Sunday Kids Golf: (age 4-9)
Learning a proper swing is emphasized. Parent participation required. $60 for 6 wks
     GFU at Lizzy Haddon
Sun 12-1pm           10/22 – 12/10 (no class 11/12)         GFU2

Sunday Kids Tennis: (ages 4-9)
Tennis strokes are introduced while improving hand-eye coordination and ball sense. Emphasis is learning proper tennis basics in a fun way. $60 for 6 wks
Sun 1:30-2:30pm           10/22 – 12/10 (no class 11/12)         TSU2