Begin or continue your memoir project. Emphasizing standard elements of good writing, the class will cover developing a writing practice, dialogue, description, character development, and the nature of truth in a memoir. We’ll also focus on concept of theme, approach to organization and much more to help bring your memoir to life.
Are you a short story writer? Hundreds of literary journals are looking for your work. We will help you polish your story (approximately 500 to 2500 words) in the first two or three sessions. The remaining classes will train you to research the market and find suitable homes for your prose.
Bring at least one basically completed short story to first class.
Solar energy is both abundant and green, but how much do the systems cost? How efficient are they? What do they look like? How feasable are they for your home? Thankfully, instructor Chris Herman, a Certified Professional Building Designer, will address your questions and help you realize your home's potential in integrating this money saving technology.
Chris Herman founded Winter Sun Design in 1987 to draw green, solar homes. He facilitates solar projects & programs via home plans, classes, writing, policy work, developing, consulting, assessing, designing, selling & permitting all types of solar energy systems. A founding board member & past-president of Solar Washington, he created & deployed Sno PUD’s Solar Express incentive program for PV & solar hot water systems. As a founding board member of Sustainable Edmonds, Chris leads, the Edmonds Community Solar Co-op, the first truly community owned solar project in the state. wintersundesign.com
There's nothing more glamorous than wearing a one-of-a-kind creation. Now you can make simple jewelry with copper, brass, and silver. This basic class covers sawing, piercing, filing, rivets, surface design techniques, and edge finishing. Discover the tools and supplies you need to enjoy this craft in your home or studio. Hand tools and small butane torches are provided for use in class. Supplies (except silver) are included in fee, but the dazzling look of your accessories are priceless.
Are you brand new to swing? Do you have a little rhythm, but want to expand your dancing vocabulary? This class is a great place to start! The Lindy Hop is a fun, all-american dance. We will cover rhythm and the beat, basic Lindy Hop patterns, a little Charleston, technique, and some style to make you look good. All ages are welcome. No partner necessary. Actual hopping is optional.
Jeff House has been teaching partnership dancing for over 12 years including social and competitive levels. He teaches all ages and levels dancing through his company Eclipse Dance. He competed professionally in the American Smooth category (Waltz, Tango, Foxtrot, Viennese Waltz) but teaches all kinds of partnership dancing including Ballroom, Latin, Salsa, Argentine Tango, and several swings like Lindy Hop, Balboa, East Coast, West Coast, Jitterbug, and Carolina Shag. eclipsedance.net