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 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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