Classes

08 Mar

1) ALFRED HITCHCOCK: THE EARLY FILMS

03/08/2024 - 04/12/2024    
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
$71.00
"Good Evening." With those signature, dramatically enunciated words, '50s and '60s TV viewers were introduced to that master of suspense, Alfred Hitchcock. Prior to this [...]
04 Apr

10) SCOUTING FOR HISTORY WITH METAL DETECTORS

04/04/2024 - 04/18/2024    
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
$33.00
Get an overview of the history of the area, from the arrival of William Penn until the post World War II boom, with a perspective [...]
07 Mar

11) DELAWARE COUNTY HISTORY IN FOUR PARTS

03/07/2024 - 04/04/2024    
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
$33.00
Explore the fascinating history of Delaware County: William Penn, the American War for Independence, the Civil War and the Underground Railroad in Delco, and the [...]
04 Mar

12) BEGINNING MAH JONGG            

03/04/2024 - 04/29/2024    
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Learn the entertaining and challenging game of Mah Jongg! Mah Jongg cards will be provided.  Plan to attend all sessions. Instructor: Amy Graham has been [...]
04 Mar

13) CREATING STAINED GLASS                      

03/04/2024 - 04/29/2024    
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Come learn an art form that originated 1000 years ago!  Beginners will learn to cut glass, use foil, solder and create small pieces. Advanced students [...]
04 Mar

14) BEGINNING ITALIAN        

03/04/2024 - 04/29/2024    
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
This is a course for beginners and those who wish to review. While focusing on what is useful for travel, we will learn the basics [...]
05 Mar

15) ITALIAN, BEYOND THE BASICS     

03/05/2024 - 04/30/2024    
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
This course is a follow up to “Beginning Italian.” The book “Italian Conversation – Practice Makes Perfect” will be the same, however we will study [...]
04 Mar

16) GUITAR

03/04/2024 - 04/29/2024    
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
$53.00
Learn the basics of guitar playing, including note reading, single note playing and chords. All you need is a guitar and the Hal Leonard Guitar [...]
01 Apr

17) CREATIVE WRITING WORKSHOP

04/01/2024 - 04/29/2024    
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$48.00
Open to all levels, this workshop provides a supportive environment for writers to discover their unique voices. Using the Amherst Writers & Artists Method, we [...]
06 Mar

18) FIBER ARTS CLINIC (aka Finishing Unfinished Objects)

03/06/2024 - 04/10/2024    
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
$39.00
Do you have a fiber arts project that you can't quite finish, or an idea that you can't quite start?  Knitting, crochet, sewing, embroidery, spinning, [...]
04 Mar

19) TAKING GREAT DIGITAL PHOTOS 

03/04/2024 - 04/01/2024    
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
CLASS HAS BEEN CANCELLED New to photography? New to digital? New camera? Learn to take better photographs anywhere, anytime, and at your own pace. We’ll [...]
05 Mar

2) HELLO TO REALITY: BUILDING REWARDING RELATIONSHIPS WITH ADULT CHILDREN

03/05/2024    
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
$11.00
Our relationships with our children continue into their adulthood, often spanning many years. We continually find ways to be supportive, not intrusive; engaged, not overwhelming; [...]
13 Apr

20) PHOTOGRAPHING SPRING COLORS

04/13/2024 - 04/18/2024    
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$30.00
We will begin by meeting in the afternoon at the Swarthmore College Scott Arboretum and take photos of the emerging Spring colors. This session will [...]
08 Apr

21) ENHANCING DIGITAL PHOTOS WITH PHOTOSHOP

04/08/2024 - 05/06/2024    
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$48.00
Whether you use a cell phone or $6000 camera, Photoshop can make 98% of your photos look better! Combining photos, adding text, fixing colors, removing [...]
05 Mar

22) GO FOURTH AND LISTEN…TO GREAT CLASSICAL MUSIC!

03/05/2024 - 04/30/2024    
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
$59.00
The Four Seasons, Symphony No. 4, Violin Concerto No. 4, Piano Sonata No. 4 Mozart, Beethoven, Tchaikovsky, Shostakovitch and many more.  We will listen to [...]
14 Mar

24) EVERY OBJECT TELLS A STORY - PHILADELPHIA MUSEUM OF ART TOUR

03/14/2024    
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
$50.00
This tour is CUSTOM and PRIVATE for WSCC students only. Admission to each tour includes a ticket to the museum and to the Rodin Museum [...]
18 Apr

25) GREAT CITIES, GREAT ART - PHILADELPHIA MUSEUM OF ART TOUR

04/18/2024    
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
$50.00
This tour is CUSTOM and PRIVATE for WSCC students only. Admission to each tour includes a ticket to the museum and to the Rodin Museum [...]
04 Mar

26) JUGGLING FOR BEGINNERS AND BEYOND          

03/04/2024 - 04/01/2024    
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
$36.00
Each student will advance at their own pace from 1 to 3 balls in weeks 1 and 2, then on to different 3 ball patterns [...]
04 Mar

27) ADVANCED BEGINNER KNITTING: SPRING LACE SCARF

03/04/2024 - 04/08/2024    
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
CLASS HAS BEEN CANCELLED Expand your knitting horizons with a simple, airy lace scarf perfect for spring.  Students will learn knitting decrease stitches, yarn overs, [...]
07 Mar

28) WATERCOLOR FOR EVERYONE

03/07/2024 - 04/11/2024    
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
All levels welcome. Learn varied watercolor techniques and styles. Individualized instruction and step-by-step demonstrations are offered.  Students will pay $20 to the Instructor for supplies [...]
18 Mar

29) ONLINE DATING FOR OLDER ADULTS

03/18/2024    
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
$14.00
This course is designed to help older adults navigate the world of online dating: how to create an attractive profile, identify and avoid online dating [...]
01 Apr

3) THE ALEXANDER TECHNIQUE

04/01/2024 - 04/15/2024    
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
$33.00
Do you suffer from back pain or chronically tight neck and shoulders? Would you benefit from improved balance and the ability to sustain focus comfortably [...]
07 Mar

30) GREAT SOUPS

03/07/2024    
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
$19.00
Learn how to create two all-time favorite hearty and healthy soups, Cream of Leek with Potato and Carrot and White Bean with Turkey and Kale. [...]
14 Mar

31) QUICHES, SALADS & DIPS

03/14/2024    
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
$19.00
Learn easy recipes for creating a delicious lunch or light dinner: Ham-and-Cheese Crustless Quiche, Vegetarian Quiche, Chicken and Egg Salads, and a Spinach and Spring [...]
04 Apr

32) PIES FOR DESSERT

04/04/2024    
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
$19.00
Learn how to prepare two heirloom pies, Apple Walnut Crumb-Top Pie and Chocolate Chess Pie. Recipes and tip sheets will be provided that include all [...]
11 Apr

33) CAKES AND COOKIES                   

04/11/2024    
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
$19.00
You will learn how to create two simple recipes for irresistible deserts and snacks and taste the results: Pistachio Cake with Rum Glaze and Pistachio [...]
11 Mar

34) FOR THE LOVE OF SUSHI             

03/11/2024    
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Broaden your culinary horizons by learning to make classic Japanese sushi at home with fresh ingredients and authentic techniques. Bring your favorite chef’s knife to [...]
01 Apr

35) A TASTE OF JAPAN                       

04/01/2024    
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Along with preparing and shaping sushi rice, you’ll discover how to make spicy maki with tuna and salmon. The instructor will show how to pair [...]
15 Apr

36) INARI AND TEMAKI SUSHI

04/15/2024    
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Along with preparing and shaping sushi rice, you will learn how to make inari (sushi and rice stuffed into tofu pockets) and temaki (sushi rolled [...]
04 May

37) AFTERNOON TEA SERVED WITH A DOLLOP OF HISTORY

05/04/2024    
11:00 am - 12:30 pm
$46.00
Enjoy an English afternoon tea served with an introduction to tea etiquette.  A presentation on “Afternoon Tea in Victorian America through Edwardian England” follows.  Food [...]
09 Mar

38) TEA AND COOKERY

03/09/2024 - 03/23/2024    
11:00 am - 12:30 pm
CLASS HAS BEEN CANCELLED Elevate culinary creations by adding the natural goodness of tea! Students will learn how to use steeped, infused, ground, and whole [...]
08 Apr

39) RETIREMENT INCOME & WITHDRAWAL STRATEGIES

04/08/2024 - 04/15/2024    
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
$30.00
Having saved diligently for retirement, attendees will focus on how to maintain your current lifestyle after you stop working.  We will discuss common withdrawal strategies, [...]
04 Apr

4) INTRO TO BITCOIN AND CRYPTOCURRENCY

04/04/2024    
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$14.00
What is Bitcoin? What are cryptocurrenies? An introductory class to understanding the technology and how it will change the way we transact in the world. [...]
04 Mar

40) WHAT IS YOUR SOCIAL SECURITY STRATEGY?

03/04/2024    
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Social Security is simple if you worked long enough and were never married. When you add two-incomes and/or divorce into the mix decisions become complicated.  [...]
04 Apr

41) WHAT IS YOUR SOCIAL SECURITY STRATEGY?

04/04/2024    
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
$11.00
Social Security is simple if you worked long enough and were never married. When you add two-incomes and/or divorce into the mix decisions become complicated.  [...]
15 Mar

42) QUILT A CUSTOM TABLE RUNNER FROM START TO FINISH

03/15/2024 - 04/12/2024    
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
$43.00
THIS CLASS IS PARTIALLY IN-PERSON AND PARTIALLY ONLINE Create a custom table runner to complement your home décor! Working with traditional quilting patterns, you will [...]
07 Mar

43) ZENTANGLE BASICS         

03/07/2024    
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
$14.00
Zentangle is an easy method for creating abstract patterned drawing called “tangles”, using simple shapes in combinations. Learn basic patterns while you unwind from stress [...]
04 Apr

44) WEAVE A ZENTANGLE

04/04/2024 - 04/11/2024    
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
$30.00
Woven tangles are fun and can be simple or intricate. During this two-week workshop you will learn how to weave a tangle to create a [...]
14 Mar

45) TANGLE TIME, BEYOND THE BASICS       

03/14/2024 - 03/21/2024    
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Building on your basics, expand your techniques and knowledge of Zentangle. A basic Zentangle class is recommended, but not required. Students will need to purchase [...]
18 Apr

46) ZEN SECRET GARDEN

04/18/2024    
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
$14.00
Relax and take a peek through the window in the wall into your Zen Garden. Use the Zentangle method to create your own secret garden. [...]
29 Feb

47) T’AI CHI CHIH: A MOVING MEDITATION

02/29/2024 - 03/28/2024    
9:30 am - 10:45 am
$66.00
T’ai Chi Chih is often referred to as a moving meditation. Movements promote balance and relaxation. It is not a martial art, is non-violent, and [...]
06 Mar

48) PILATES MAT

03/06/2024 - 05/01/2024    
9:00 am - 10:00 am
$53.00
Pilates is a progressive system of exercises designed to stretch, strengthen, and balance both mind and body. Benefits include increased core strength, better posture and [...]
06 Mar

49) GENTLE YOGA

03/06/2024 - 05/01/2024    
10:30 am - 11:30 am
$53.00
This class uses slow and simple movement, breath awareness and restorative practices. Focus is to bring a sense of ease and spaciousness to the body [...]
07 Mar

5) SHINING LIGHT ON DEATH AND DYING

03/07/2024 - 03/15/2024    
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
$22.00
Experiencing fear of death happens largely because the topic is generally avoided in our culture. Our open dialogue and discussion allow for freedom, peace and [...]
08 Apr

50) EMPOWERHER MINDSET MASTERY: TOOLS AND HABITS FOR WOMEN’S HAPPINESS

04/08/2024    
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
$12.00
Unlock your full potential with 'EmpowerHer Mindset Mastery.' This transformative course is designed exclusively for women, offering powerful mindset tools and habits to enhance personal [...]
04 Apr

51) BIRD ID FOR EVERYONE

04/04/2024 - 04/25/2024    
7:30 am - 9:00 am
$36.00
Each Thursday, we will meet at a different nature preserve in the area.  Students will be notified by email of each location prior to that [...]
25 Apr

52) CARD MAKING WORKSHOP          

04/25/2024 - 05/02/2024    
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
$30.00
Handmade cards are a gift of love and fun. Students will create a variety of handmade cards using rubber stamps, inks, and a variety of [...]
04 Apr

53) SONGWRITING

04/04/2024 - 05/02/2024    
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
$39.00
Learn to craft lyrics and melodies to create your original songs.  We’ll explore the roles of chord progressions, song parts and creative inspiration. No musical [...]
11 Apr

54) SAVVY RETIREMENT TAX STRATEGIES

04/11/2024    
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
$14.00
Discuss strategies for retaining more of your hard-earned resources, including how and when it makes sense to do partial Roth conversions, the different taxation structures [...]
19 Mar

55) BORDEAUX ON A BUDGET

03/19/2024    
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Due to a string of excellent vintages, Bordeaux has an oversupply of grapes, and the public benefits by lower prices.  France’s most important region produces [...]
02 Apr

56) WINES OF WASHINGTON AND OREGON

04/02/2024    
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
These two areas have always taken a back seat to California but are now moving up with innovative winemaking, riper fruit and finding out what [...]
23 Apr

57) SUMMER WINES

04/23/2024    
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
$55.00
We will be showing wines tthat pair well with the temperatures and cuisine of summer.  Red, White, Rose and Sparkling Wines can be perfect with [...]
14 Mar

6) TOPICS AND THEMES OF THE FIRST WORLD WAR

03/14/2024 - 04/11/2024    
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
$33.00
This course will cover select topics and themes of the Great War (1914-18) with a focus on the concepts of Modern War, Total War, and [...]
04 Apr

7) FOUR-SEASON CONTAINER GARDENING

04/04/2024 - 04/11/2024    
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
$32.00
Learn keys to successful gardening in containers: including container types, plant selection, proper soil, maintenance, and placement. Tips and inspiration for keeping your containers looking [...]
04 Apr

8) TOUR OF THE BRANDYWINE MUSEUM OF ART

04/04/2024    
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
$62.00
This tour is CUSTOM and PRIVATE for WSCC students only. We will be touring the Brandywine Museum of Art with a focus on the history [...]
04 Apr

9) ENJOYING ORIGAMI

04/04/2024 - 04/11/2024    
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
$27.00
Participants will learn the basics of Origami with fun and useful models. Origami, ORI meaning to fold and GAMI meaning paper, is a fun and [...]
04 Mar

CANCELLED - 23) DRAWING FROM A NEW PERSPECTIVE

03/04/2024 - 04/15/2024    
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
THIS COURSE HAS BEEN CANCELLED BY THE INSTRUCTOR   This course is intended to encourage the drawing abilities of both beginners as well as those [...]

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