The DC 37 Education Department offers a variety of interesting programs on Saturdays for members, their spouses and children, and retirees of DC 37. Classes meet for either 8 or 10 weeks and there is a fee for each individual program. These fees do not include equipment, such as a guitar or a camera, etc.
Registration for these classes
takes place three times a year. Watch for the announcements in the Public Employee
Press regarding registration.
The following are the classes offered:
- Drawing & Sketching
Learn the basics of sketching
and drawing with an artist. Art classes are for ages 12 to-adult. Seasoned sketch artists are also welcomed
to join the class. Cost is $65.00 for 8 weeks.
Learn the basics of crochet from the foundation up, including basic pattern reading (words and symbols), and projects for
beginner/intermediate crocheters. No experience necessary. Open to ages 12 to adult. Cost is $55.00 for 10 weeks.
Guitar classes include basic technique, fundamentals of melody, harmony and rhythm for guitarists. Beginner and intermediate classes offered. Open to ages 8 to adult. Cost is $55.00 for 10 weeks.
Jewelry Making (Beading)
Learn the basics of jewelry making and beading including jewelry design, knotting, beading techniques & intricate wire work. No experience necessary. Open to ages 12 to adult. Cost is $65.00 for 8 weeks
Learning the basics of knitting including how to cast on, the knit & purl stitches, how to bind off, and the
basics of pattern reading. Beginner and Intermediate classes offered. Open to ages 16 to adult. Cost is $55.00
for 10 weeks.
Learn the new technology of digital photography and 35 mm camera technique. Create your own Web site, scanning and
retouching of your photos, e-mailing of your images and much more. Open to ages 15 to adult. Cost is $65.00 for
A gentle exercise used for relaxation, stress reduction, internal strength and as a martial art. Explore the healing benefits of Tai
Chi in this introduction to Yang style Tai Chi. Beginner and Intermediate classes offered. Open to ages 18 to adult.
Cost is $55.00 for 10 weeks.
Master the basics of achieving balance in your life through the discipline of Yoga. Classes are specifically tailored for
relaxation, toning and increased flexibility. Open to beginners, ages 16 to adult. Cost is $55.00 for 10 weeks.