CONTINUING EDUCATION

CHERRY VALLEY — Cherry Valley-Springfield Central School has announced its continuing education class schedule. 

Karate classes began Jan. 6, and will continue in six-week blocks on Mondays and Fridays until June. Several levels of karate are available with instructor Brian Cox.

On Monday, Jan. 13, Pound® classes resumed at 7 p.m. A 45-minute workout is led by instructor Michelle Fritts.

Yoga classes with Bonnie Fayssoux started Tuesday, Jan. 14, and will continue through June. The one hour session begins at 5:45 p.m. The class is described as restful and calming, with gentle flowing movements, passive and supportive poses.

Create with Cricut class will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan 25, or Monday, Jan 27. Students will receive support as they create a variety of seasonal projects from different materials including paper, fabric, faux leather, vinyl and iron-on vinyl.

Anna Halkowich will instruct two classes in Acrylic Painting.

At 6 p.m Jan. 29, birds and a birdfeeder will be the theme and on Feb. 26 it will be winter scene with skiers. All materials are included.

Basket Weaving with Susan Hardy will be held on Feb. 5 and/or Feb. 12. Students may attend either the daytime class from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and/or the evening class from 5:45 to 8:45 p.m.

Basket choices include a handy basket, a round 10-inch by 20-inch basket with built in handles; a tissue basket ;multipurpose basket; and a small heart-shaped basket.

Pasta Making for the Family will be presented at 6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 27. Students will learn how to make homemade pasta and a variety of simple sauces with instructor Melissa Davidson. Students in fourth grade and older may enroll if accompanied by an adult.

An American Heart Association CPR/AED Course will be offered by instructor Aaron VanBuren, beginning at 6 p.m. March 3. Registration is required in advance. No walk-ins will be accommodated.

Learn to etch glass will be with instructor PJ Johnson at 6 p.m. Wednesday, March 4.

Students will learn to etch on a variety of glass surfaces.

Participants will complete three projects. The fee is $30 and all materials are included.

Certified soapmaker Maria Gelnett will present a beginner and advanced Natural Soapmaking Class from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, March 14.

Students will create their own old-fashioned, cold processed healing bar soap and go home with 30 bars of colored, herbed and scented soap.

The cost is $55 for beginners and $65 for advanced participants. Students will need to provide some materials. 

Coaches in need of the required NYSED First Aid for New Coaches Course may join Les Bush from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.  Saturday, March 7 and March 14. Students have the option of attending both Saturdays for the full course  for $60, or one Saturday to become recertified for three years for $30.

The Alzheimer’s Association, Coutlee Law Office and the Office of the Aging will offer the following informational classes. Understanding & Responding to Dementia Relayed Behavior at 10:30 a.m. March 10; Understanding Estate & Elder Law Planning  at 10 a.m. April 18, and Office of the Aging: An Overview of Services & Programs  at 10 a.m. April 23. Registration is required.

Instructor Jordan Rhodes, will teach a 5-Hour Pre-licensing Class from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, April 18. Students must bring their learner’s permit with them and be registered in advance. The fee is $30.

CV-S will host an AARP Smart Driver Course from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 18.

Defensive driving techniques, proven safety strategies and new traffic laws and rules of the road will be covered with instructor Kathleen Schofield.

The cost is $20 for AARP members or $25. Participants must register in advance. No walk-ins will be accommodated.

Dance and acrobatics with Erin Wilday, pickleball with Michelle Johnson and aikido with instructors Linda and Brian Cox are also being offered.

Visit www.cvscs.org or call 607-264-3265, ext. 518, for more information and to register. Callers should state their name, phone number and class of interest.

 

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