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Acrylic Painting – Tuesdays, September 2 – October 7, 9:00 – 11:00 a.m. at Glasgow Baptist Church. This class is for beginner thru advanced students. Instruction to include basic painting skills, setting up paint palette, composition, lighting, and exploring a variety of painting techniques. Each person will work at their own pace and skill level.  Class is for age 13 and above. Instructor: Lorie Short $40

Acrylic Painting – Mondays, September 8 – October 1, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church.  Expand your world of acrylic painting. Venture outside your “box” and experience new excitement through your own paintbrush. Or start from the beginning and broaden your range of color and beauty. Class is for age 13 and above. Instructor: Patty Hughes Cost: $35

Acrylic Painting – Tuesdays, September 9 – October 14, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church. See above description for Monday evening.  Instructor: Patty Hughes Cost: $35

Drawing –Thursdays, September 1 – October 23, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Location to be announced.  This class emphasizes breaking through barriers that keep us from learning to draw well and is adapted for all skill levels. You will learn how not to “get trapped in the line”, how to draw what you really see rather than what you think you see and how to develop a 3-dimensional viewpoint from the very onset of a drawing.  Class is for age 12 and above. Instructor: Alida Akers Cost: $35

Drawing – Just for Kids -Tuesdays, September 9 – 30, 3:30 - 5:00 p.m. at South Green Elementary. Class is for ages 7 -12 years. We will be investigating both Imagination Drawing and Observation Drawing which are both needed for strengthening art and cognitive skills. Instructor: Alida Akers. Cost: $30

Fundamentals of Photography – Tuesdays, September 9 – 23 from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. at Trojan Academy High.

Make your pictures look as good as your neighbor or friend’s pictures using your compact, digital zoom, or SLR camera.  We will discuss the basic components of a camera, fundamentals of composition, lighting, flash, printing and more.  Prerequisites include familiarity with the basic components of your camera and a strong desire to make better pictures. Instructor: Harold Kelley Cost: $30

Painting – Just for Kids – Advanced - Thursdays, October 16 – November 20, 5:00- 7:00 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church. Students must have completed Intermediate before enrolling in this class. Instructor: Patty Hughes Cost: $40

Painting -Just for Kids – Intermediate – Thursdays, September 11 –October 2, 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church.  This class allows the child to create a painting using his/her own topic choice at the appropriate skill level.  They will execute previous techniques and learn new ones. Class is for ages 6 -12. Students must have completed Level 1 before enrolling in this class. Instructor: Patty Hughes Cost: $30


Beginning Computers -  Mondays and Thursdays, September 4, 8, 11, 15, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. at Barren County High School. This class will introduce the participant to the beginning computer skills:  Basic computer and mouse skills, opening programs, finding, organizing, copying, moving and deleting files.  It will also include basic usage of Microsoft Word, the Internet and email.  This class is recommended for those who have never used a computer or are just beginning.   Instructor: Debbie Russell Cost: $30

Beginning Excel – Mondays and Thursdays, October 20, 23, 27, 30, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. at Barren County High School.  In this class you will learn how to use basic Excel formulas, basic menu functions, and learn basic Excel terms and definitions.  You will also learn to create Excel spreadsheets, save and name the worksheets, and format data within the spreadsheets. Instructor: Deborah Russell Cost: $30

Intermediate Excel – Mondays and Thursdays, November 10, 13, 17, 20, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. at Barren County High School.

i-Phone Basics -  Tuesday and Thursday, September 2 and 4 from 5:30 -7:30 p.m. Location to be announced. Need to learn the very basics of using your i-Phone? Like how to add contacts, how to use the camera and change orientations-- all this and tons more will be covered in i-Phone Basics!  Instructor: Jamie Houchen Cost: $20

MicroSoft Word – Tuesdays and Thursdays, October 14, 16, 21, and 23, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Location to be announced. Instructor: Tina Wilson Cost: $30


Paying for College 101 – Thursday, September 18, 6:00 p.m. at Western Kentucky University, Glasgow Campus. This workshop is designed to help high school students and/or their parents understand the nuts and bolts of the financial aid application process.  Participants will walk through a detailed case study of how a college financial aid package is put together and learn the methods used to award aid. Workshop is open to students and adults.  FREE. Call 270-670-6908 to reserve your seat!


Beginning American Sign Language – Tuesdays and Thursdays, September 9- October 2 at Barren County High School.   Basic instruction in ASL focusing on forms and vocabulary enabling students to quickly establish rudimentary communication skills with members of the deaf community. Class is for age 18 and above.  Instructor: Danny McCain Cost: $40


Drivers Education – Thursdays, August 21 – November 6 from 3:30 – 6:30 p.m. at Barren County High School.  Class includes 30 hours of class time and 6 hours of individual drive time. The class will include: some lecture, various speakers, discussion, and other activities.  Most insurance companies will give a discount for completing this course. Instructor: Glenn Flanders Cost: $175.

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