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Mah Jongg for Beginners
Interested in this fascinating ancient game? In this six week class you will learn the fundamentals of mah jongg – the tiles, their function, the “Charleston”, and critical basic strategies of the game. With the help of this class, handouts, and the National Mah Jongg League Card of America, you will discover the fun and excitement of declaring your first “mah jongg”. The class will be limited to 10 participants.

Instructor: Merrily Lewis brings her teaching skills and enthusiasm for Mah Jongg to those who are curious about this interesting game that has grown wildly in the past few years.

6 Fridays
10:00am – 12:00pm
Jan 11 – March 1, 2019
(no class Feb 1, 15)
Boys & Girls Club
1980 E Avenida de las Flores

Cost: $105 plus $16 material fee to instructor
#8144.102
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Digital Photography Intro
This workshop will give you the essential skills needed to get started with digital photography. Students will learn about camera controls, shooting modes, file formats, resolution, memory cards, electronic flash, white balance and downloading images to your computer. Additionally, course covers composition, simple enhancement, preparation for email or website, printers, and selecting digital image-editing software. Bring your digital camera and the instruction manual.

Instructor: Tom Ferguson is both a commercial and fine art photographer. He has appeared in over 100 exhibitions nationwide.

4 Mondays
9:15am - 12:15pm
Oct 15 - Nov 5, 2018
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room 10A

Cost: $95 plus $5 material fee to instructor
#8131.102

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4 Mondays
6:00 - 9:00pm
Nov 19 - Dec 10, 2018
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room 10A

Cost: $95 plus $5 material fee to instructor
#8131.303
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Digital Photography Basics Plus
Students will learn about camera controls, shooting modes, file formats, resolution, memory cards, flash, white balance and downloading images to your computer. Additionally, this course covers digital darkroom topics such as: email or website file preparation, adjusting image brightness, contrast and color, using layers for text and effects, optimizing portraits and montage/ scrapbook type projects. Bring your camera and the instruction manual.

Instructor: Tom Ferguson is both a commercial and fine art photographer. He has appeared in over 100 exhibitions nationwide.

6 Wednesdays
6:00 - 9:00pm
Jan 9 – Feb 13, 2019
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room 10A

Cost: $120 plus $5 material fee to instructor
#8130.301
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Winter 2018 catalog
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Basics of Numerology
Creative Writing Workshop
Crochet for Winter
Digital Photography Basics Plus
Digital Photography Intro
Knitting for Beginners
Mah Jongg for Beginners
Memoir Writing
 

Basics of Numerology

Learn how the four major elements of Life Path, Destiny, Soul Urge, and Birthdate can be examined and calculated through numerology. Understand how these elements interact and show up in personal relationships or career, and how to best leverage this knowledge in different areas of life.

Instructor: LeAnn Walters, PhD, practices as a certified numerologist, advising clients in improving personal and professional relationships through the use of numerology.

3 Wednesdays
10:00am – 12:00pm
Jan 9 - 23, 2019
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room C

Cost: $60 plus $10 material fee to instructor
#8868.101
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Tarot II:
Mastering the Cards

Students will focus on readings, strengthening intuition and developing accuracy. Join us to learn more about layouts, archetypes and symbols. Bring your skill up to the next level! You will need Tarot cards, a pen and a notebook.

Instructor: Becky Zemlyn is a member of the American Tarot Association and has read for parties and private clients.

4 Thursdays
7:30 – 9:00pm
Jan 10 - 31, 2019
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room C
Cost: $65
#8173.301
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Memoir Writing

Dr. Karen Gorback, Instructor
If you’ve always wanted to write a memoir, now is the time! Not an autobiography, a memoir is a slice of life you want to record for family and friends. This class will walk you through the process - you can do it! Bring paper and pen or a fully-charged computer, and join us for some fun.

Instructor: Dr. Karen Gorback is an award winning author of numerous short stories and one-act plays. Her memoir titled “The Jackpot” appears in Chicken Soup for the Soul - My Amazing Mom. Her novel, Freshman Mom, won a USA Regional Excellence Book Award and was a finalist in the Readers’ Favorite Book Awards. Her debut picture book, Nathan and Nana Cassandra - Superheroes was published in November. Contact Karen through her website at www.karengorback.com.

3 Tuesdays
9:30 – 11:30am
Jan 8 - 22, 2019
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room C

Cost: $65
Cost for Seniors: $55
#8955.101
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Kathleen Galloway Rogan, Instructor
Creative Writing Workshop
This class offers exercises in creative expression, improvisation, visualization, and spontaneous writing based on your personal experiences, or not. Story structure, character and grammar will be covered also. Journal writing, class assignments, and at-home writing projects launch you on a journey of discovery. No previous experience required.

Instructor: Kathleen Galloway Rogan is a writer, stand-up comedienne, and creator of one-person shows.

8 Wednesdays
6:45 – 8:45pm
Dec 5, 2018 – Feb 6, 2019
(no class Dec 26, Jan 2)
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room C

Cost: $125 plus $15 material fee to instructor
#8930.302
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Crochet for Winter
Learn more about crocheting or refresh your skills. In 8-weeks read and follow patterns with confidence to complete holiday crafts and one-skein wonder projects. Students need 1 skein of worsted weight yarn and a hook (size H or K preferred) on the first day of class, or bring your work-in-progress for further development.

Instructor: Marcia Bucaro learned the craft from her Grandmothers, and has shown and sold her work in Ventura County for many years. She loves teaching and passing on the art of crocheting.

8 Fridays
9:30 - 11:30am
Nov 30, 2018 – Feb 1, 2019
(no class Dec 28, Jan 4)
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room 5

Seniors: $90 plus $5 material fee to instructor
Non-Seniors: $105 plus $5 material fee to instructor
#8176.101
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Knitting for Beginners
Would you like to learn how to knit but don’t know where to start? Learn how to cast on, knit and purl stitches, bind off, read a pattern, and choose the correct yarn and needles for a project. Students need to bring one skein of #4 worsted weight/4-ply light color yarn, and size US 8 knitting needles to the first day of class.

Instructor: Penny Atkinson earned a B.A. in Clothing, Textiles & Environmental Arts, and has 25 years of experience as an artisan and costume supervisor in theater, opera, TV and film.

8 Mondays
2:30 – 4:30pm
Nov 26, 2018 - Feb 4, 2019
(no class Dec 24, 31, Jan 21)
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room B

Cost: $105 plus $7 material fee to instructor
Seniors: $90 plus $7 material fee to instructor
#8177.202
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