The Cherry Valley-Springfield Central School on County Route 54 in Cherry Valley has announced November updates to it fall class schedule. For more information and to register, call 264-3265, ext. 518. Callers should state their name, phone number and class of interest. The November schedule is as follows:

A Basket Weaving Workshop with Susan Hardy will start on Monday, Nov. 3, and continue on Nov. 10 and 17, from 6:15 to 8:45 p.m. All new weavers will complete a Country Bun Basket the first night and select their choice of baskets for the remaining two classes. Materials for the first basket are covered in the course fee of $45. Materials for the other two baskets will range from $5 to $15 each. Participants will be able to work at their own pace and have the option to start and/or complete multiple baskets. Registration is requred by Thursday.

Maria Gelnett, certified soap maker, will hold a Beginner Natural Soapmaking Class on Saturday, Nov. 8, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Students will create their own old-fashioned, cold processed healing bar soap amd go home with 30 bars of colored, herbed and scented soap. Students need to bring a one 8-quart or larger and one 2-quart or larger stainless steel pots  — not aluminum, Teflon or enamel, extra long heavy duty or disposable rubber gloves, a slotted spoon, rubber spatula and eye protection. They should also wear old clothes or an apron. The cost for this course is $55. The deadline for registration for this course is Nov. 3.

In cooperation with Bassett Healthcare, a Heartsaver First Course will be offered at the school by instructor Chris Trong on Thursday, Nov. 13, beginning at 5:30 p.m. The cost is $15 and people should register by Nov. 10.

Participants will learn to hand-wind a holiday wreath using an assortment of fresh balsam, white pine and boxwood with Jackie Hull, owner of Cherry Valley’s A Rose Is a Rose Florist Shop. A bow and seasonal embellishments are included. This class will be from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 18, and cost $35.

To register or for more information on these and other courses including Zumba, Yoga, and Karate offered at the school, cmail PJ Johnson, the continuing education coordinator, at or view listing of courses at

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