WESTFIELD - Westfield Academy and Central School will hold several community education courses in October and November.
For more information or to register, call Rebecca Huber-Ross at 326-2151, ext. 243. Registration forms are also available online at wacs.wnyric.org under the Programs tab, at the main reception desk at Westfield Academy and Central School, at the Patterson Library and the Westfield branch of Innerlakes Federal Credit Union.
Courses offered are:
Facebook 101 for Seniors, 6 to 7:30 p.m. Nov. 7 and Nov. 14 in Room 236 of Westfield Academy and Central School. The cost is $20. The course will be taught by Kim Abbey, business education teacher. The program is for older adults who want to learn more about Facebook in a small group setting. Those attending should have a basic working knowledge of computers and must have a personal email account before attending the class. Participants can bring and use their own personal laptops if they wish or use the computers in the classroom. Those who need help establishing an email account should arrive 15 minutes early for class so the instructor will help set up an account.
Parent and Child Craft Nights, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 23, Nov. 13 and Dec. 11 in Room 118 at Westfield Academy and Central School. The fee is $12 per session. Ashley Raynor will teach the course, which is for all mothers, fathers or grandparents with children between the ages of 5 and 10. Children can attend for a class full of different crafts. Activities will include holiday and seasonal crafts made of reusable items within homes for low-cost activities than can be replicated later.
Five-Hour Prelicensing Class, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10, in the large group instruction room. The registration fee is $31 for AAA members and $36 for non-members. Pre-registration is required by visiting www.aaa.com or calling 1-800-836-CLUB. AAA Western and Central New York offers the state Dept. of Motor Vehicles five-hour pre-licensing course. It is the minimal requirement necessary to schedule and take a road test. Once completed, students will receive the MV-278 certificate.
Spanish for the Tourist, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Oct. 22 and 29 and Nov. 5, 13 and 19, in room 220. The registration fee is $30. The course is taught by Monica Knoll. The course will focus on speaking in practical situations which will include vocabulary and answering questions that will come up frequently. The class will be most useful for adults because it will be modeled around what comes up in travel situations and when meeting people for the first time.
Upcycled Jewelry: Paper and Sea Glass, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Oct. 17 through Dec. 12, with no class on Nov. 21. The course will be in Room 114 and is taught by Geri Beers, art teacher. The cost is $35. Students will learn how to make paper beads from magazines, glue and clear fingernail polish. Supplies include a glue stick, bottle of clear fingernail polish, box of toothpicks, spool of .8mm clear elastic beading cord, earring wires, eye or head pins, jump rings, available in a set at Wal-Mart; and one package large seed beads (4mm) black. Students will also learn how to wrap sea glass to make pendants, earrings, charms, with no drilling needed. Supplies needed include a spool of 20 gauge wire, assortment of sea glass of all sizes and colors, earring wires, eye or head pins, jump rings, though one set will be enough for both types of jewelry; and a large link bracelet for attaching charms. All materials are available at Wal-Mart, Michaels or AC Moore.