Katz Adult Continuing Education
BEGINNING FOLK GUITAR
Learn how to make sweet music with that guitar that has been gathering dust. Join experienced instructor Dan Willens who will work with you on chords and finger-picking. $10 materials fee payable to the instructor at the first class.
|Sun||Aug 17-Sept 21||11 am-12:30 pm||$82 / $55 Members||Register|
INTERMEDIATE FINGER PICKING GUITAR
Now you know some chords and the basics of finger-picking. Maybe you have taken one of Dan Willens beginning folk guitar classes. Dan is ready to take you to the next level.
|Sun||Aug 17-Sept 21||12:45-2:15 pm||$82 / $55 Members||Register|
HOW TO PLAY BLUES HARMONICA
Allen Stratyner is a fixture on the Indy blues scene. He is also eager to teach you how to play the blues "harp". You'll learn the basic techniques of traditional and country styles, including solos and accompaniment. No prior experience necessary, but you will need an attentive ear. Bring a 10-hole diatonic harmonica in the key of C.
|Tue||Oct 7-Nov 11||6:30-7:30 pm||$82 / $55 Members||Register|
A DAY IN INDY | Two great museums and lunch
Don't wait for someone to visit to enjoy some of the great things that our city has to offer. We'll start with a guided tour and some free time at the beautiful Indiana History Center, have lunch downtown and then enjoy a tour of the Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art.
|Tue||Sept 9||9:30 am-4:15 pm||$54 / $36 Members||Register|
Price includes transportation & entrance to both museums—does not include lunch
This class is designed for students with no or minimal knowledge of Russian. Taught by experienced instructor Masha Weiner, we will focus on pronunciation, alphabet, vocabulary, grammar, short reading and writing, basic conversations along with introducing daily Russian life and customs.
|Session I||Mon||Aug 18-Sept 29||6-7 pm||$66 / $44 Members||Register|
|Session II||Mon||Oct 13-Nov 17||6-7 pm||$66 / $44 Members||Register|
Move on from Introductory Russian to Intermediate Russian. Prerequisites: knowledge of Russian alphabet and basic grammar. The class focuses on speaking, grammar structure, enlarging vocabulary, reading and writing, conversational practice, and introducing Russian culture.
|Mon||Aug 18-Sept 29||7:15-8:15 pm||$66 / $44 Members||Register|
INTERMEDIATE RUSSIAN II
This is a continuation of the Intermediate Russian. We will concentrate on conversational Russian while delving more deeply into grammar, vocabulary, reading and writing.
|Mon||Oct 13-Nov 17||7:15-8:15 pm||$66 / $44 Members||Register|
PREPARING ISRAELI DELIGHTS WITH ROY SWISA
Israel has one of the most vibrant cuisines in the world. In this class Roy Swisa, JFGI's Israeli emissary, will demonstrate how to make hummus from scratch and explain different ways of serving it. He will also make a unique dessert called Creambo, which means "cream inside." You'll learn how to make these dishes, the history behind them, and of course taste some delicious food!
|Mon||Oct 6||7-8 pm||$15 / $10 Members||Register|
Join local artist and photographer, Rad A. Drew, in this workshop that will introduce you to a host of apps and processing techniques that will allow you to improve the quality of your snapshots as well as prepare you to explore your creative artistic vision.
iPHONEOGRAPHY BASICS WORKSHOP
|Sun||Sept 7||Noon-4 pm||$75 / $60 Members||Register|
THE i-EXPERIENCE | Get the most out of your iPhone and/or iPad
Fun and informative instructor Eric Anderson, former Apple Business Manager for Indiana
and a nationally recognized speaker will help improve your comfort level with iPads and iPhones. Among other things, you will learn about personal, business and productivity apps, education apps, tips, tricks and techniques. Bring your i-Device and any questions.
|Tue||Oct 14 & 21||6:30-8 pm||$55 / $40 Members||Register|