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Spring 2017

New for Spring 2017

Our Appalachia Series - The Mind of the Mountaineer: The Scots-Irish Influence on America Since the Revolution: Examine Scots-Irish influence after the Revolutionary War on political, military, religious, literary and other arenas of American life. $89 + $15 materials. Feb. 28-April 11 (no class March 14), 6:15-8:15 p.m. 

Twill Weave Basket-Weaving: Learn a variety of twill weaves using colorful dyed reed as we create baskets on wooden bases. Beginning/intermediate weavers. $79 + $45 materials. Mondays Feb. 6-27, 6-9 p.m.

Cathead Basket-Weaving: Experience the Shaker basket-weaving tradition while weaving a cathead basket, named for its distinctive shape that looks like a cat’s ears. Beginning/intermediate weavers. $79 + $45 materials. Tuesdays April 4-25, 6-9 p.m.

Sleep, Stress and Anxiety — Natural Solutions: Explore the use of herbs, essential oils, yoga and whole foods to manage sleep, stress and anxiety. $95. Tuesdays Feb. 21-March 28, 6-8 p.m.

Stages and Ages — Herbal Support for the Feminine Journey: Support your natural health with plant-based supplements and teas, herbs and essential oils, yoga and whole foods. $95. Thursdays March 30-May 4, 6-8 p.m.

Returning Spring 2017

Appalachian Dulcimer — Beginner: Learn the basics of playing the traditional Appalachian dulcimer. Musicians of all ages are welcome. $95 + $40-$50 materials. Blount County Campus. Tuesdays Jan. 17-March 14; 5:30-7 p.m.

Instant Piano for Hopelessly Busy People: Learn shortcuts for playing piano by focusing on chords rather than individual note reading. Some knowledge of pianos or keyboards is preferred, but not required. $59 + $25 materials. Blount County Campus Monday Feb. 6, 6-9 p.m. or Hardin Valley Campus Wednesday March 1, 6-9 p.m.

Home Comfort — Using Natural Remedies: Learn to make teas, tonics and tinctures as homemade remedies to common discomforts. $95. Wednesdays Jan. 18-Feb. 22, 6-8 p.m.

Basic Digital Photography: Learn to effectively use a digital camera, including basics about exposure, composition, lighting and color theory. $119; Lynn Freeny. Hardin Valley Campus Wednesdays Jan. 11-Feb. 8, 6:15-8:15 p.m. or Blount County Campus Wednesdays, Feb. 15- March 15, 6:15-8:15 p.m.