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Your Creative Self Fall ’19

Sponsored by
Oliver, Price and Rhodes


We now have online registration and payment. If you wish to pay by check, click the red register button, print the form, fill it out and mail it in with your check. You need only one form for all your classes. 

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Please note that ALL supply costs are to be paid to the instructor on the night of the class. Check our website for detailed information & pictures.

 

#127 Weaving on a Cardboard Loom  

Dates: 3 Wednesdays, September 18, 25, October 2
Time: 2:00 PM    

Weave a small purse or art piece on a cardboard loom.  Bring some of your favorite yarns to use in your piece.

 Cost: $30 + $10 Supply Fee paid to instructor first night of class

Register by September 16

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#128 Assemblage Collage             

Date: 5  Thursdays, September 26, October 3, 10, 17, 24
Time: 10:30 -12:30    

This 5-week workshop will cover techniques of Batik, Block printing  Surface Design comingling found objects into a unique personal 16 x 20 art piece.  Each week Gwen Harleman will guide you as you learn & explore a new medium.

 Cost: $25 + $20 Supply Fee  paid to instructor first night of class

Register by September 21

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#129 Crochet

Dates: 3 Thursdays, October  3, 10, 17
Time: 6:30 PM

In this beginner to intermediate series Kristina Laurito will teach the basics of crochet-in-the-round to create a beanie or beret style hat.

Cost:  $25 + $10 Supply Fee paid to instructor first night of class

Register by September 28

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#130 Felt Spheres, Geodes & Dryer Balls

Date: Wednesday, October 9
Time: 6:30 PM
 

Do you know a wool felt ball will shorten drying time in your clothes drier?  Have fun creating a colorful ball or 2 to reduce your dryer use!

Cost: $15 + $5 Supply Fee  paid to instructor first night of class

Register by October 2

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#131 Chair the Excitement!               

Dates: 3 Tuesdays, October 15, 22, 29
Time: 7:00 -8:15 PM

Bring an “old” wooden chair that you can carry in yourself and learn to bring it back to life!  Val Langan from Woods & Company will show you how to repair, clean & paint your “treasure”. Dress to work!

Cost: $25 + $15 Supply Fee  paid to instructor first night of class      

Register by October 10

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#132 Felt Hat on a Ball  

Dates: 2 Wednesdays, October 16, 23
Time: 2 PM

Place wool roving or batting over a play ball, encase in pantyhose, add soap & water & bounce! The wool felts in a hat shape which you continue to mold & form to your style.

 Cost: $30 + $10 Supply Cost to be paid directly to instructor the first night of class

 Register by October 10

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#133 Rigid Heddle Loom
Weaving 

 

Date: Saturday, October 19
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Linda Mesavage will teach you to weave on a ridged heddle loom.  Warp the loom, weave & cut off the project all in one day.  A sample will be woven. Class will include handouts, weaving terminology, & a lot of fun!  Appropriate for new weavers & those who need to brush up on their skills. Yarns will be provided.  

 Cost: $60 + $10 Supply Fee paid to instructor first night of class
Register by October 14

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#134 Paper Quilling

Date: Tuesday , November 5
Time:  6:30 PM

Along with a brief history, Lorri DeCandia will teach the basics of quilling with hands-on techniques.

 Cost: $15 + $5 Supply Cost      Register by October 31

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#135 Polymer Clay, Let’s Play!                      

Dates: 2 Wednesdays, November 6, 13
Time: 6:30 PM

Want to learn how to make a pendant using a pasta machine? Beads, buttons, pins & pendants – come explore the possibilities of this versatile medium. 

 Cost: $20 + $10 Supply Fee   Register by November 1

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#136 Fused Glass    

Dates: 2 Thursdays, November 7, 14
Time: 6:00 PM

Michael Swanson will teach the process of arranging multiple pieces of glass including cut pieces, frit, & stringers into complete artistic design that will be fused into one piece of glass.  

               Cost: $30 + $30 Supply Fee     Register by November 2

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#137 Acrylic Landscape Painting

Dates: 3 Tuesdays, November 12, 19, 26
Time: 1:00 PM

Earl Lehman will cover topics such as technique, composition, color-mixing & more.   Supply list on website.  

Cost: $60        Register by November 7

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#138 Calligraphy; Beginning  

Dates: 3 Thursdays, November 7,  14, 21
Time: 1:00 PM

Touching on the history of calligraphy and uncial script, Mary Sadauckas will show you some basic strokes, spacing & form to culminate in a small finished project.

              Cost: $30  Supply Cost: $5.00   Register by November 2

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Food & Beverage Fall ’19

Sponsored by
Gene and Jean Stark


We now have online registration and payment. If you wish to pay by check, click the red register button, print the form, fill it out and mail it in with your check. You need only one form for all your classes. 

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#118  Southern Indian Cooking   

Date: Sunday, September 15
Time: 4:00 PM  

Join Lakshmi Mizin as she prepares simply delicious “Amruta”(divine) Southern  Indian meal using spices to enhance & transform any food into a more  memorable experience. She will prepare Bajji as a starter, Coconut Rice, Cauliflower Curry, & Tomato Dal.

Cost: $35   Maximum of 10 Students    Registration needed by September 14

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#119  Thirteen Olives

Date: Wednesday, September 18
Time: 6:00 PM

Join Chef Gene Litz as he prepares seasonal offerings utilizing premium olive oils & vinegars to enhance & compliment their taste

Location: Thirteen Olives Northern Blvd, Chinchilla


Cost: $25
  Maximum of 20 Students  Registration by September 11

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#120 Osso Bucco

Date: Thursday, October 17
Time: 6:00 PM

Join Chef Paula Lamberton as she prepares Osso Bucco – pork shank with marrowbone, braised with wine & vegetables & served over polenta.

 Cost: $35        Maximum of 10 Students    Registration needed by October 10

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#121 Gourmet Mushrooms, Cooking
& Cultivation

Date: Sunday, October 20
Time:  3:00 PM      

Imagine beef stroganoff with oyster mushrooms or perhaps a lion’s mane crab cake or lion’s mane buffalo chicken dip. What’s a lion’s mane mushroom?  Kyle Beaver, from Ten Mile Mushrooms, will educate you and treat you to some tasty mushroom dishes.

Cost: $35       Maximum of 10 Students      Registration needed by October 13

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#122 Remaking A Favorite Comfort Food

Date: Thursday, October 24
Time: 6:00 PM

Health and Nutrition expert Victoria Frosini Keisling will prepare a lighter version of a favorite Chicken Parmesan served with homemade Marinara sauce & a light spin on pasta substitutes.

Cost: $35              Maximum of 10 Students   Registration needed by October 17

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#123 Introduction to Sour Dough

Date: Sunday, October 27
Time:  1:30 – 4:30   

Home baker, Leanne Mazurick, will walk you through all the steps you need to make healthy, homemade sour dough bread. 

 

Cost: $25      Maximum of 10 Students  Registration needed by October 20

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#124 Covered in Chocolate!

Date: Wednesday, November 6
Time: 6:00 PM

Spend a great evening learning how to dip & drip chocolate.  Chef Donna Coleman will show class how to create chocolate & carmel apples, drizzle chocolate on potato chips, dip pretzels, cake balls & more. Class will then add creative toppings for perfect treats.  There will be creations to sample in class & more to take home.  

Cost: $25             Maximum of 10 Students                Registration needed by October 30

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#125 Tapas And Sangria

This class is full.

Date : Sunday, November 10
Time: 4:00 PM

Marzia and Lee Caporale are back by popular demand, this time serving up Tapas & Sangria with laughter & good advice. Join us for this culinary adventure.

Cost: $35             Maximum of 10 Students             Registration needed by November 3

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                    #126  The Art of Assembling Italian
Charcuterie

Date :Thursday, November 14
Time: 6:00 PM

Wow your guests this holiday season. Chef Paula Lamberton will give you “tips of the trade,” demonstrating how to prepare an Italian Charcuterie board.

Cost: $35               Maximum of 10 Students         Registration needed by November 7

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You voluntarily assume all risks of personal injury associated with participation and waive any and all claims or actions against the Community Classroom, The Gathering Place, its board members, instructors, and employees for any personal loss/injury sustained while participating in designated classes and/or trips.

Strawberry Day & Festival

  The Fifth Annual Strawberry Day 5K and Festival will be held on Saturday, June 22.  The 5K race/walk will begin at 9 in front of the National Running Center on Davis Street and will be followed by a Kids’ Fun Run at 10.  The Kids’ Fun Run will be  short straightaway on Davis Street.  Following the race, families are invited to join in the kids’ games and enjoy the refreshments at the Festival.  Booths will sell Strawberry Shortcake, Strawberry lemonade and fresh strawberries.  The kids’ games will feature water balloon launching, Find the Worm, Cookie Tower and more.  The Festival will run from 9 to 11.

     To sign up for the race, go to runsignup.com/RACE/PA/ClarksSummit/StrawberryDay5KRunWalk.  Entry fee is $25 and registration closes on June 20. The Kids Fun Run is free. Sign ups the day of the race will begin at 7:30.   

     Anyone interested in being a vendor at the Strawberry Festival should contact Anne at 570-881-7612 by June 15.

Community Art Project

This project is underwritten by a grant from the
Overlook Estate Foundation.

Help create hand-crafted tiles for a beautiful backsplash in our serving area.  Kelley Stewart will present an information session on indigenous trees & their importance to NEPA’s eco system in the first class, then Diana Lombardi will teach how to imprint native leaves onto the tiles in the second class.

Session 1  –    Saturday, May 11    2:00 – 3:30 PM

Identifying native trees taught by Kelley Stewart, Forest Specialist at Wayne Conservation District

Would you like to know more about the trees? Increase your knowledge and appreciation for trees.  Learn how to identify species throughout the seasons using characteristics such as bark, buds, leaves, flowers and seeds.  We will discuss the habitats that host different species and the importance of planting natives.

Session 2  – New Date: June 1      2:00 PM 

Leaf-imprinted tile making taught by Diana Lombardi.

Free to public. Please register by emailing us at gatheringplacecs@gmail.com, so we can prepare materials. We will reserve your seat.

Out & About ’19

Sponsored by
Gene & Jean Stark

#139    Introduction to Tennis 

Wednesdays, March 20, 27, April 3, 10     Time:  6:30 PM

Taught by certified professionals, this class for beginners introduces the basics, provides a review of the strokes & rules of tennis.  Students provide their own rackets.

Location: Birchwood Tennis & Fitness Club         Cost: $60
Register by March 13

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           Many Thanks to Our Patrons
Abington Heights Civic League
Rotary Club of the Abingtons
Hal & Paula Baillie      Susan S. Belin
Michael J. Cleary Memorial Fund of The Luzerne Foundation
Grace & Bill Farrell     Pat & Kristie McMahon
Lee & Emily Rancier    Joe & Dori Waters     

A Closer Look ’19

Sponsored by
National Running Center

#140     Everything You Wanted to Know About
Marijuana But Were Afraid To Ask
     
                                        

Wednesday, April 10     Time: 7:00 PM
Joe Vinson will share the history of the marijuana plant, the botany, and its effects in the body & brain. Learn statistics, laws, & medical uses.

Cost: $20     Register by April 3

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#140    Metal Detecting: Easy, Fun & Rewarding                            

Thursday, April 11   Time: 6:30  PM
Explore a new hobby!  Mike Gipson  will introduce you to the intriguing pastime of metal detecting & share his expertise on types of detectors, places & ways to search for treasures & groups that are involved in detecting. (detector not necessary)

Cost: $15.00    Register by April 4

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# 141 Exploring Pennsylvania                      

Tuesday, April 30    Time: 6:30 PM
Jeff Mitchell, hiking expert & Wyoming County DA, will inspire his audience with a visual presentation of photos taken on his many hikes.  Mitchell is the author of several books on hiking, backpacking, canoeing. This class will highlight our beautiful NEPA area.

Cost: $10.00      Register by April 16

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#142     Eat More Chocolate: Are You Kidding Me?

Wednesday, April 17   Time: 7:00 PM
Let Joe Vinson Ph.D. tell you the history of chocolate, its manufacture, its tastes. Find out what is in chocolate that makes us love it so much, and makes it provide health benefits to the heart and brain. What are some of the myths associated with chocolate? There will be tasting!

Cost: $20     Register by April 10

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           Many Thanks to Our Patrons
Abington Heights Civic League
Rotary Club of the Abingtons
Hal & Paula Baillie      Susan S. Belin
Michael J. Cleary Memorial Fund of The Luzerne Foundation
Grace & Bill Farrell     Pat & Kristie McMahon
Lee & Emily Rancier    Joe & Dori Waters     

  

Art of Communication ’19

Sponsored by
Oliver, Price & Rhodes
Attorneys at Law

#144 Conversational Italian                                           

8 Mondays,  March 11, 18, 25, April 1, 8, 15, 22, 29

Time: 6:30 PM for beginners
7:30 PM for return students 

Marzia Caporale, Ph.D. is back.  This time she is presenting two fun classes exploring the basics of Italian language & culture.

Cost: $60     Register by March 4Registration Button

           Many Thanks to Our Patrons
Abington Heights Civic League
Rotary Club of the Abingtons
Hal & Paula Baillie      Susan S. Belin
Michael J. Cleary Memorial Fund of The Luzerne Foundation
Grace & Bill Farrell     Pat & Kristie McMahon
Lee & Emily Rancier    Joe & Dori Waters     

Music & Movement ’19

Sponsored by
Gene and Jean Stark

Ballroom Dancing 


Trip the light fantastic with Jill & Gehred Wetzel, dance educators & enthusiasts, as you add new steps to your repertoire and have a fun night out!

Session 1: March 4, 11, 18, 25, April 1

#108 – 6 to 7 PM  Advanced Nite Club Two-step

#109 – 7 to 8 PM  Beginner Foxtrot

Register by February 26

Session 2: April 15, 22, 29 (the class on the 29th will meet at the Church of the Epiphany, 25 Church Hill, Glenburn), May 6, 13  

#110 – 6 to 7 PM   Intermediate West Coast Swing

#111 – 7 to 8 PM   Beginner Samba

Register by April 8

Cost: $55 per student per session
Location: Clarks Green United Methodist Church         

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           Many Thanks to Our Patrons
Abington Heights Civic League
Rotary Club of the Abingtons
Hal & Paula Baillie      Susan S. Belin
Michael J. Cleary Memorial Fund of The Luzerne Foundation
Grace & Bill Farrell     Pat & Kristie McMahon
Lee & Emily Rancier    Joe & Dori Waters