Saturday, September 14, 2013

9 Fall Classes Not To Miss

Fall means back to school time for the kids, but it can also mean back to school time for mom and dad! It’s never too late to learn a new skill and gain knowledge. Below are a few classes we have found that you don’t want to miss out on this Fall!

Utah Ghost Towns and Abandoned Mines

At once eerie and historical, picturesque and mysterious, Utah's ghost towns and abandoned mines are among the most plentiful in the West.  Join MOJAVE UNDERGROUND for a fascinating multimedia presentation. - See more on the Weber County Library website. (Read our review on this class that was present over the summer at the SL County libraries!)

Wed. Sept. 18th at the Pleasant Valley Branch of the Weber County Library.

Basic Home Repair

Nervous to tackle basic home repair? Most people are nervous to tackle those pesky problems until they find out how simple it really is! Our handy-man instructor teaches how simple some repairs can be. Fix those problems before they become too big and costly. This hands-on class includes drywall repair, shingle replacement, plumbing repair (fixture replacement and stopping leaks), tile and grout, basic electrical and paint touch-up. Learn the steps through practical hands-on experience. Register on the Granite Peaks website.

Class dates:
Granger High School: Begins Sept 19th, 2013 (Thursdays, 3 sessions)
Granger High School: Begins Nov. 7th, 2013 (Thursdays, 3 sessions)

Chillin’ With Chili

Who doesn't love Chili on a "chilly" evening? Who knew there were so many different delicious spins on chili? We will start the evening off with a mouth watering chili con queso served with homemade chips that will spice up your day. Next we will try an amazing pumpkin chili followed by a delicious white chicken chili that will keep you warm through the cold winter months. We will finish off the evening with a fabulous Spicy Chocolate Chili Brownie.

Register online. Class is Friday November 8th. Located at Taste at Gardner Village. View the complete schedule of classes on the Taste website.

Floral Arranging

Sign up for the Summer flower arranging class conducted by The Grand America’s own in-house florist. Seasonal flowers will be sourced from a local farmer and you will be taught the basics of arranging flowers in the beauty of the Sussex Meeting room located on the 3rd floor of The Grand, with balconies overlooking the center courtyard. Following the class, you will enjoy traditional English tea served in the Lobby Lounge.

Saturday September 21st at The Grand America. Register online.

Autumn Colors Painting Class

We'll be offering wine education and tasting with this class. It will be an additional $5 at the door if you are interested. Utah law states that you must be 21 years old or older to attend this class whether tasting or not.PLEASE NOTE that Painting With A Twist classes are NOT serious art lessons, but are intended for you to RELAX, HAVE FUN, and leave with an AWESOME piece of artwork!
Please call or email us if you have any questions...801-305-4115.

Thursday September 26th at Painting With A Twist in Murray. View the complete class schedule on their website.

Giftable Jars

We save the last class for the best of the fall harvest, creating lovely giftable jars to share with friends over the holidays, or bring some zing to your spring. Onions, green tomatoes, beans, and more will stuff our jars using a water bath canner.

The Best of the Last workshop is part of our Summer in a Jar series of canning events. Class offered through Wasatch Community Gardens.

Tuesday October 15th at Harmons City Creek. Register online.

Heartfelt Wall Hangings Halloween Edition

Heartfelt Wall Hangings always has fun classes going on, and this Fall is no exception! Follow them on Facebook to view pictures of upcoming crafts and classes.

Spook-Tacular Halloween Card Class

Come and make four SPOOK-tacular Halloween cards using a variety of techniques and products! We will also make an adorable framed Halloween project! Saturday October 19th. For complete information, and for a complete list of scrapbooking classes visit Scrap Happens With Jessica. You can also find more classes on the Scrapbooking Classes Meetup group.

Connecting Generations Family Tree

Find out how to preserve and share your genealogy with the world through the new Family Tree at Learn the basics of adding to and refining your branch of the Tree.

Various dates in October at the Orem Public Library. View complete details online.

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