Submitted by Tony Russell

Key to abbreviations:
AE=Arnoldsburg Elementary School
CC=Calhoun-Gilmer Career Center
HIH=Heartwood in the Hills
MHS=Calhoun Middle/High School
PH=Pleasant Hill Elementary School
TBA=To Be Arranged

Adult Computer Class AE Scott Montgomery Learn basic computer operation from signing on to "surfing the net." 4 Saturdays, Jan. 1-Feb. 28 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

An Appalachian Spring Fling CC Debbie Henderson & Paige Toney A food, craft, & informational fail, followed by a presentation from "The Mountain Women," 1998 National Storytelling Champions. Saturday, April 5, 2003, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Basic Skills for Adults CC Michele Allen Provides an additional 6 hours per week to improve basic skills in reading, writing, math, computer skills, and GED test preparation. Mondays and Wednesdays Nov. 13 - June 6, 3-6 p.m. Call 354-6151 to register.

Basic Welding CC Ken Townsend Learn to set up and operate equipment for oxyacetylene welding and cutting, stick welding, and MIG welding. Mondays, 6-9 p.m., Nov. 4-Dec. 16.

Basket Making (Beginning) PH Terry Hickman Learn basic basket making techniques; complete three baskets. Thursdays, 6-9 p.m., early spring

Basket Making (Intermediate) MHS Jo Moellendick Learn intermediate-level basket making techniques. Mondays, 4 -7 p.m., Oct 21 - Dec. 16

Beginner's Quilting AE Tresha Cottrill Learn basic skills to complete a quilt: rotary cutting, strip piecing, chain piecing, assembly, and adding borders. TBA

Beginner's Quilting - Wall Hangings CC Terri Stalnaker Learn basic skills to complete a wall hanging: rotary cutting, sewing, and primitive quilting techniques. Mondays, 6-9 p.m., 4 weeks, Jan. 6-27

Cake Decorating for the Holidays PH Lorri Cunningham Decorate cakes for Thanksgiving and Christmas and learn airbrushing techniques. Nov. 4 - Dec. 20, weekly, week day and time TBA

Chair Caning #4 PH Terry Hickman Supply your own chair, and learn how to complete a woven bottom for it Two Saturdays, 6 hr. sessions, dates TBA

Computer Basics MHS Beth Alltop Learn what you want to learn about computers. Individualized topics can include: getting started; sending and receiving e-mail; printing business cards; typing documents; creating a spreadsheet or database. Tuesdays, 6-9, Begins Jan. 7.

Crochet PH Shirley Gregory Learn to crochet or hone old skills. Mondays, 6-9 p.m., dates TBA

Enjoying the Arts AE Dan Cosgrove Monthly cultural/art events - "Cosi Fan Tutte," "Ain't Misbehavin,'" Symphony Family Discovery Concert January 2003

Intermediate Basketry #3 CC Joyce Cain Make 2 large baskets w/ swing handles. Mondays, 6-9 p.m., Jan. 6 - Feb. 10

Introduction to MSWord CC Linda Jones Learn the basics of Microsoft Word. Designed for those with little experience and those wishing to enhance their skills. TBA

Kickboxing, Body Toning AE Jennifer Hall Practice various aerobic activities to improve health and fitness. Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6-7:30 p.m., Sept 24-May 23

Landscaping AE Susan Carpenter Learn the elements and principles of the design process, site analysis, plant and soil nutrition. 4 Saturdays, 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. Mar. 15 - May 14

Landscaping PH TBA Learn the types of foliage that thrive in our climate and proper planting and mulching techniques. Spring 2003 Dates TBA

Meditation in Movement CC Linda Jones Learn relaxation techniques, including basic yoga, Tai Chi, and Chi Gong. Mondays, 6-8 p.m., Nov 4, 11, & 18, Dec 2, 9, & 16

Multi-Media Video Project MHS Harry Beall Use video camera & computer editing software to create a short film. Thursdays, 6:30-9 p.m., 13 weeks, beginning Sept. 12

Off Loom Beadweaving CC Linda Jones Learn several off loom beading stitches including the peyote and brick stitches. TBA

Pen and Ink Drawing CC Larry McCallister Learn basics of pen and ink drawing. TBA, 6-9 p.m., 5 weeks

Picture Matting and Framing CC Larry McCallister Learn the use of a mat cutter and picture framing techniques. TBA, 6-9 p.m., 3 weeks

Rag Rugs PH Terry Hickman Learn basic techniques to create a crocheted rag rug. TBA

Reading Hamlet AE Bill Howley Prepare and read scenes from Shakespeare's Hamlet and compare our work with Mel Gibson and Glenn Close in the Franco Zefferelli film of the play. TBA, weekly

Ribbed Egg Baskets MHS Trina Beall Dye reeds; make colorful ribbed egg baskets. Tuesdays, 6-9 p.m., beginning Feb. 18

Tole-Decorative Painting AE Judy Staley Learn basic painting and stroke work. Saturdays, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Nov. 1 - Feb. 15

Three Museums in a Day AE Dan Cosgrove Visit 3 museums: "Museum in the Community," Sunrise Museum, West Virginia State Museum. TBA

Turn Your Craft into a Business MHS Tom McColley Learn how to make the transition from craft hobbyist to part-time or full-time craft professional. 3 Wednesday sessions, 7 - 8:30 p.m., starting Jan. 8

Video Picture Album #3 MHS Trina Beall Scan photos into computer, edit, add titling and music, and copy onto video tape or DVD. Wednesdays, 6-8:30, Jan 8-Feb 12.

Wildcrafting and Herbal Remedies #2 CC Linda Jones Focus will be on July and August plants. Fieldwork and hands-on preparation of herbal cream or lotion. Summer 2003

For information or registration, call the Lights On! office, 354-7595, unless otherwise noted. There are no fees for any of the above activities, but enrollments are limited. Please note that registration is on a first-come, first-served basis. Many classes fill rapidly; some listed may be already filled, but adding your name to a waiting list gives us guidance in scheduling future classes.

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