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The MacCluen Family and

Haddonfield Adult School Present

 

Holiday Break Kids Tennis and Golf

 

We wish everyone a happy holiday and would like to invite your children to join us for free tennis and golf lessons on the days after Christmas (December 26. 27 and 28).

 

Classes meet at the Tatem School, 1 Glover Ave, Haddonfield.

 

Daily Schedule

9:00 AM – Tennis – Ages 5-8         Class Full

10:00 AM – Golf** – Ages 5-8        Class Full

11:00 AM – Tennis – Ages 8-12       Class Full

12:00 PM – Golf** – Ages 8-12       Class Full

 

** Parents are encouraged to stay for the golf classes as we want you to join our work at home program.

 

This program is one way of saying thanks to everyone for the kindness you have shown my family this extremely difficult year. Hopefully I would like to repeat this program every Christmas season and add a few more during the year.

 

I lost a son, a sister and almost lost my wife this year.  I truly appreciate the community full of wonderful people and all the ways you have supported us through challenging times.

Happy Holidays!




Winter & Spring 2019 Class Schedule
 

An Evening Out

 

 

Beer and Cheese Pairing                                              VBR

Thursday 7-9pm                 4/11                                    $45

Class held at Village Cheese Shop, 516 Station Ave, Haddon Heights. Beer and cheese go together! Have a fun night exploring beer and cheese combinations with Geoff Robinson, beer expert, and Brett Harrison, owner of the Village Cheese Shop. ABC permit appl.

 

Better Sleep with Hypnosis                                         HBS

Monday 8:30-9:15pm        5/6                                      $60

Do you have difficulty falling asleep? Do you have difficulty getting back to sleep if you wake up during the night? Imagine leaving life’s cares and worries behind at the end of each day. Learn relaxation techniques and strategies to fall asleep easier. Reinforcement CD is strongly recommended and available for purchase for $18. Instructor: Barry Wolfson, MS. Director Hypnosis Counseling Center

 

College Funding Boot Camp                                         CBC

Tuesday 7-9pm                  1/29                 $20 pp/$30 per couple

Prepared for your child’s college education? Learn how to double your eligibility for financial aid; find scholarships, grants, and low-interest loans; and learn how to fill out the complicated application forms. Instructor:  Laurent W Metzler, J.D.

 

Cooking Authentic Southern Barbecue                       BBQ

Wednesday 7-9 pm            5/1                                      $45

Learn how to season, smoke, and serve pulled pork, beef brisket, and ribs with Chris Maynes, co-owner of Whole Hog Café. The class will learn tips and techniques for making true Southern BBQ, including selecting the right firewood, preparing a charcoal smoker, seasoning the meat, cooking using the "low and slow," method, and serving the finished product. Each student will sample pulled pork, brisket, and ribs during the class. Class is held at Whole Hog Café, 1811 Route 70 West (next to Wine Legend). Class limited to 8 students.

 

Estate Planning Boot Camp                                          EBC

Tuesday 7-9pm                  2/19                     $20pp/$30per couple

Learn how to plan and protect your estate. Wills, trusts, powers of attorney, and “Living Wills” will be discussed. Learn also how to reduce or eliminate federal and New Jersey estate taxes; avoid the negative impact of probate; and how to protect your estate from being “spent down” on nursing home care. Instructor: Laurent W. Metzler, J.D.

 

Foodies Meet at the Moshulu                                     FOO

Sunday 2:30-4:30pm          4/7                      $60pp/$95per couple

Class held at the Moshulu, 401 S. Columbus Blvd. Irene Levy Baker, author of Unique Eats & Eateries of Philadelphia, will share stories behind the region’s most unique restaurants, plus she’ll reveal how to get reservations at Philadephia’s trendiest restaurants, where to find the city’s secret speakeasies and most sinful desserts, where senior citizens dine with seniors in college, where to taste grilled goat, spot celebrities, sample vegan cuisine and more. Each participant gets a signed copy of the book (couples get 1 copy). Plus, meet Chef Anthony Bonett, tour the ship and enjoy hors d’oeuvres. Dinner reservations available but not included.

 

Introduction to Cheeses                                               VCS

Thursday 7-9pm                 2/28                                    $40

Class held at the Village Cheese Shop, 516 Station Ave., Haddon Heights. Say cheese, and you smile. Eat cheese and your stomach laughs. Learn the difference between the types of cheeses, taste, sample and learn about cheese pairings. Please provide your beverage of choice. Instructor: Brett Harrison, owner and cheese monger, Village Cheese Shop and Bistro.

 

Lose Weight with Hypnosis                                         HLW

Monday 7:30-8:30pm        5/6                                      $60

Through hypnosis, weight loss is easily and painlessly attained. Shed unwanted pounds and keep them off in a safe, effective program. Please bring a small pillow to class. In a relaxed state, allow kind and healthy suggestions to enter your mind to help you achieve your goals. Reinforcement CD is strongly recommended and available for purchase for $18. Instructor: Barry Wolfson, MS. Director Hypnosis Counseling Center

 

Savvy Social Security Boot Camp                                 SSBC

Tuesday 7-9pm                  3/26                    $20pp/$30per couple

Come and learn how to determine when is the optimal time to apply for benefits. Discover the detriments of applying early and the benefits of delayed claiming. Learn how to develop a tax effective strategy to coordinate your social security benefits with your other retirement plans. We will also delve into the pros and cons of Roth IRAs, Roth conversions, and IRA alternative strategies. We will also discuss traditional and non-traditional strategies to help protect your nest egg from the next stock market crash. Instructor – Laurent W. Metzler, J.D.

 

Stop Smoking with Hypnosis                                       HSS

Monday 6:30-7:30pm        5/6                                      $60

Smoking cessation is easily achieved by hypnosis. Eliminate the craving for tobacco while minimizing discomfort. Please bring a small pillow to class. In a relaxed state, allow kind and healthy suggestions to enter your mind to help you achieve your goals. Reinforcement CD is strongly recommended and is available for purchase for $18. Instructor: Barry Wolfson, MS. Director Hypnosis Counseling Center

 

Wide World of Whiskies                                              VWH

Thursday 7-9pm                 3/14                                    $45

Class held at the Village Cheese Shop, 516 Station Ave., Haddon Heights. Come discover the nuances of the many types of whiskey from around the world. This class will educate the students about the history, ingredients, distillation, ageing, and most importantly the different taste profiles of several different whiskies from around the world. A sample of each whiskey discussed will be provided, and some of which will be paired with cheese. Instructor: Steve Brown. ABC permit appl.

 

Wines of South America                                              VWN

Thursday 7-9pm                 2/7                                      $45

Class held at the Village Cheese Shop, 516 Station Ave., Haddon Heights You will taste 5-7 wines from South American, with focus on white and red varietals of Chile and Argentina. The class will go over the regions, vintners, history, and food pairings. Cheeses are provided by the Village Cheese Shop. Instructor Eric Feldhake is a wine instructor, Advanced Wine Certificate holder, AWS Certified Wine Judge, and member of AWS. ABC permit appl.

 

 

Fine Arts & Crafts

 

 

Advanced Art                                                                ART

Tuesday 7-9pm                  1/29 – 3/19                    $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        1/28 – 3/11 (no class 2/18)         $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.

Card Making                                                                 CDS

Tuesday 6:30-8:30pm        1/29 – 3/19                         $95 for 8 wks

In this class, students will create unique card projects while learning a variety of card making and paper crafting techniques. These include stamping, heat and dry embossing, die cutting, sponging, adding color, and more. All necessary tools and materials will be provided, and a $35 materials fee payable to the instructor will be collected first night. No experience is necessary, and all skill levels are welcome. Class limited to 10 students. Instructor Lisa Babitz

 

Drawing and Painting: Daytime at Grace                    $95 for 8 wks

Mon. 10am-12                   1/28 – 3/18                        FULL

Mon. 1-3pm                       1/28 – 3/18                        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. This class is FULL at this time.

 

Oil & Acrylic Painting                                                   PNT

Monday 7-9pm   1/28 – 3/25 (no class 2/18)             $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   1/28 – 3/11 (no class 2/18)         $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.

 

Watercolor                                                                   WC        

Thursday 7-9pm                 1/31 – 3/21                        $80 for 8 wks

Class held in Middle School Art Room (Door #18 on Chestnut St)

This course will teach basics of watercolor such as wet on wet, wet on dry, dry brush, masking, glazing, and paper stretching. Each project is designed to develop your use of these techniques. A material list will be emailed a week before class starts. Instructor is Gwynn DiPilla, a professional artist with a BA in Art Education.

 

 

 

Interest Classes

 

 

Ballroom Dance for Beginners                                     BAL

Sunday 7-8pm      1/27 – 2/17      $32 pp/$50 per couple for 4 wks

Dance Haddonfield, 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. Learn six or seven steps in four popular ballroom dances: Waltz, Foxtrot, Tango and Swing. Includes refreshments and open dancing after the lesson.

 

Bridge                                                                           BRG

Tuesday 7-9pm                  1/29 – 3/19                        $80 for 8 wks

Bridge is a fun and challenging game that is played throughout the world. These lessons are geared for complete beginners, or near beginners, and by the end of 8 weeks you will be on your way to be a bridge player. Bernadette will focus on the basics of bridge terminology and play in a friendly, social, and relaxed atmosphere. Instructor: Bernadette May, owner of Game Friendzy, ACBL certified instructor

 

Comedy Films of the 1930's and 40's                          FILM

Tuesday 6:30-9:30pm    1/29 – 6/4 (no class 4/23)    $80 for 18 wk

Each class includes a short lecture followed by a screening of a classic film, finishing with question and answer period.  Films include those by Laurel and Hardy, the Marx Brothers, and Abbott and Costello. Instructor: Ralph Secinaro, owner of Barrington Movie Poster and Bookshop

 

Financial Strategies for Successful Retirement           RT

Thursday 6:30 - 9 pm         1/24 – 2/7                          $49 for 3 wks

Hear what you need to know about retirement planning issues including: determining how much money you may need to retire, controlling health-care costs, using 401(k)’s and IRAs to reduce income tax and help save for retirement understanding sound investment strategies and alternatives, transferring your estate to loved ones or charities, and understand long term care options. Instructors Bill Eldridge and Don Del Monte are registered representatives and investment advisor representatives of LPL Financial

 

Guitar for Beginners                                                     GTR

Monday 6-8pm       1/28 – 3/25 (no class 2/18)          $95 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  1/28 – 3/18 (no class 2/18, 3/4)   $75 for 6 wk

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.

 

Practical Creative Writing                                            WRT

Monday 7-8:30pm     1/28 – 3/11 (no class 2/18)       $80 for 6 wks

This fun course explores all aspects of fiction writing, including editing and submitting work to actual publishing venues. The added "hook" is that one student in each class is guaranteed publication in a paying online market for fiction! Instructor: Ty Drago, SJ resident and published author.

 

Vegan Cooking                                                             VGN

Monday 6-8pm                  1/28 – 2/11                       $65 for 3 wks

Remember you are what you eat, and in this class you will learn to eliminate processed foods laden with high fructose corn syrup, white flour, white sugar, and hydrogenated oils. While replacing these “foods” with whole foods that will promote physical, mental, and emotional health. The original recipes we will prepare and eat are from my cookbook, Lettuce Turnip the Beet. Class limited to 8 students. Instructor: Patrice Leonetti.

 

 

Exercise & Sports

 

 

Fencing                                                            Thursday 8-9:30pm

                                          1/17 – 3/14

Beginners                           $50 for 9 wks                     FGbg

Advanced                           $35 for 9 wks                     FGad

We are back at Tatem School gym, 1 Glover Ave. Enjoy 9 classes for the price of 8! 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.

 

Fit 20-20-20                                                     Wednesdays 7–8pm 

1/9 – 3/13                                 $35 for 10 wks              FIT1

3/20 – 6/5 (no class 4/24)        $70 for 10 wks              FIT2

We are back at Tatem School gym, 1 Glover Ave. Enjoy the first session at half price as a Welcome Back Offer! Get the perfect mix of three of the hottest and most effective fitness routines out there. 20 minutes of cardio kickboxing, 20 minutes of barre, and 20 minutes of core training. A taste of everything, to make you fitter and stronger!  Instructor: Natalie Sandone.

 

Golf for Adults                                                              GFA

Sundays 3-4pm                   5/5 – 6/2                          $80 for 5 wks

Class located at Golden Pheasant CC, 141 Country Club Dr., Lumberton. Course emphasis is on the grip, stance, swing, rules of etiquette, chipping and putting. Beginners and intermediates are coached according to needs. Anyone over the age of 13 may participate. Clubs are provided. 12 student max. Instructor Larry MacCluen is a member of the U.S. Golf Coaches Association.

 

Pickleball                                                                      Pball

Friday 6-8pm                                                  $70 for 16 wks

1/11 – 6/7 (no class 2/8, 3/22, 3/29, 4/19, 4/26, 5/17)

Class held at the Tatem School Gym, 1 Glover Ave. Pickle ball is the nation's fastest growing sport. It is a combination of tennis, ping pong, and badminton. Easy to learn but tough to master. With a mixture of power, finesse, and strategy you will rise to the top. Drop in registration fee is $5 and subject to class limit of 11 students. Instructor: Gordon McDonald

 

 

 

Pilates                                                             7-7:45 pm   

Tues winter          1/8 – 3/19*          $35 for 10 wks     PLTwin

Thur winter          1/10 – 3/14          $35 for 10 wks     PLRwin

                             *No class 2/26

Tues spring           3/26 – 6/4*          $70 for 10 wks     PLTspr

Thur spring          3/21 – 6/6*          $70 for 10 wks     PLRspr

                             *No class 4/11, 4/23, 4/25

We are back at Tatem School gym, 1 Glover Ave. Enjoy the first session at half price as a Welcome Back Offer! 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.

 

Royal Fitness                                                                 RF10

$68 for 10 visits                                             

Gym is at 50 E. Gloucester Pike, Barrington. Phone: (856)547-3326. You have full use of the gym, plus over 100 weekly classes INCLUDING Seated Chair classes & our salt water pool!

 

Tai Chi                                                             Tuesdays 6-6:45pm  

1/8 – 3/19 (no class 2/26)                $35 for 10 wks     TCwin

3/26 – 6/4 (no class 4/23)                $70 for 10 wks     TCspr

We are back at Tatem School, 1 Glover Ave. Enjoy the first session at half price as a Welcome Back Offer! 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

 

Tennis for Adults                                       Mondays 6:30 – 7:30pm      

5/6 – 6/10 (no class 5/27)                $60 for 5 wks       TSA

Class held at Centennial Courts, enter where Spruce St. meets Lakeview Ave., Haddonfield. Basic tennis fundamentals will be taught. You’ll learn the correct grip, stroke preparation, the forehand, the backhand, how to serve and volley, and tennis etiquette. If you’re already playing and want to improve your serve or strokes come for some coaching and practice. Instructor: Larry MacCluen, USPTA Professional

 

Volleyball: Co-Ed                                            9:15 – 10:45pm 

Monday                1/7 – 6/10*          $76 for 19 wks     VYm

                             *No class 1/21, 2/18, 4/22, 5/27

Thursday               1/10 – 6/13*        $88 for 22 wks     VYr

                             *No class 4/25

Both nights (discounted rate)   $140 for 41 classes     VYwin

Class held at Middle School Gym. Drop-in players allowed with daily online registration with $5 fee and subject to class limit of 23 students. Instructor: Gordon McDonald.

 

Yoga                                                                Tuesdays 8 - 9pm

1/8 – 2/12            $30 for 6 wks                                    YOG1

3/5 – 4/9              $60 for 6 wks                                    YOG2

4/30 – 6/4            $60 for 6 wks                                    YOG3

We are back at Tatem School, 1 Glover Ave. Enjoy the first session at half price as a Welcome Back Offer! 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

1/7 – 3/18 (no class 1/21, 2/18)       $32 for 9 wks       ZUMwin

3/25 – 6/10 (no class 4/22, 5/27)     $63 for 9 wks       ZUMspr

We are back at Tatem School, 1 Glover Ave. Enjoy the first session at half price as a Welcome Back Offer! Zumba is a dance fitness program inspired by international music. Simple, easy to follow dance steps to create a dynamic, exciting and effective fitness class. It’s a cardio based workout to turn up the party and scorch those calories! No previous dance experience necessary. Zumba is designed for all ages and fitness levels. Instructor: Natalie Sandone. 

 

Classes for Kids

 

 

The Gardening Lab – Outdoor STEAM                        GRN

Thurs 3:30-4:30pm    4/4 – 5/16 (no class 4/25)    $90 for 6 wks

Class held in Elizabeth Haddon ES Garden. This after school enrichment class will engage children’s enthusiasm for the natural world as well as foster personal wellness and ecological literacy through access to a living laboratory, the school garden. Students will enjoy hands on exploration with plants, animals, water, rocks and soil as they develop basic gardening skills, conduct outdoor science experiments, practice measuring their observations and create nature inspired art. Instructor: Lynn Raus, Landscape Architect. (Grades 1-4)

 

Multi-Media for Young Artists (Ages 5-10)                

Saturdays:                                       $92 for each 6-week session

              Winter Session     1/26 – 3/2

9:00-10:15am                                                MM9win

10:30-11:45am                                              MM10win

12:30-1:45pm                                                 MM12win

              Spring Session      3/16 – 5/4 (no class 4/20, 4/27)

9:00-10:15am                                                  MM9spr

10:30-11:45am                                                MM10spr

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

 

We are Back! Tennis & Golf at Tatem School, 1 Glover Ave off Grove St. 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.

 

Fundamental Tennis: (age 4-6) Children will throw, catch, skip and judge ball bounce & speed in a fun way.                    $72 for 6 wks

Sat 9-9:45am                      1/12 – 2/16                        TFS1

Sat 9-9:45am                      3/2 – 4/6                            TFS2

Sat 9-9:45am                      5/11 – 6/15                        TFS3

 

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.                       $72 for 6 wks

Sat 9:45-10:30am               1/12 – 2/16                        TBG1

Sat 9:45-10:30am               3/2 – 4/6                            TBG2

Sat 9:45-10:30am               5/11 – 6/15                        TBG3

 

Junior Tennis: (age 8-12): Skill-based focus.         $80 for 6 wks

Sat 10:30-11:30am             1/12 – 2/16                        TJR1

Sat 10:30-11:30am             3/2 – 4/6                            TJR2

Sat 10:30-11:30am             5/11 – 6/15                        TJR3

 

Golf Beginners: (age 4-9) Learning a proper swing is emphasized. Parent participation required.                       $80 for 6 wks

Sat 11:30-12:15am             1/12 – 2/16                        GBG1

Sat 11:30-12:15am             3/2 – 4/6                            GBG2

Sat 11:30-12:15am             5/11 – 6/15                        GBG3

 

Golf Juniors: (age 9+) Continued focus on skills.   $80 for 6 wks   

Sat 12:45-1:45pm               1/12 – 2/16                        GJR1

Sat 12:45-1:45pm               3/2 – 4/6                            GJR2

Sat 12:45-1:45pm               5/11 – 6/15                        GJR3

 

Sunday Kids Golf: (ages 4-8)                                   $80 for 6 wks

Sun 12-1pm                        1/13 – 2/17                        GFS1

Sun 12-1pm                        3/3 – 4/7                            GFS2

Sun 12-1pm                       5/12 – 6/16                        GFS3

 

Sunday Kids Tennis: (age 4-9)                                 $80 for 6 wks

Sun 1-2pm                          1/13 – 2/17                        TSS1

Sun 1-2pm                          3/3 – 4/7                            TSS2

Sun 1-2pm                         5/12 – 6/16                        TSS3