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Modern Calligraphy Holiday Gifts

Learn how to write in the modern calligraphy style or enhance your skills while creating special holiday gifts and decorations. Projects include personalizing a picture frame, ornaments, wrapping paper and various gift tags, plus decorating a flowerpot. All tools and supplies are included.

Instructor: Kristina Virtue has over 15 years of experience as a calligrapher for wedding related stationary and signage. Check out her website at www.kristinavirtuedesigns.com


4 Thursdays
6:30 – 8:30pm
Nov 21 – Dec 19, 2019
(no class Nov 28)
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room 5

Cost: $65 + $35 material fee to instructor
#8207.301
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Intro to Film Noir:
Tough Guys &
Femmes Fatales

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Film Noir, meaning Black Film, was an influential type of film that had its heyday from 1940-1958. Four classic films will be shown and the basic elements of Film Noir discussed: visual style, type of story, characters and mood. For those that joined us previously, this class features new titles.

Instructor: Joseph Longo worked as a film researcher for the Museum of Modern Art in New York and has taught college-level film and literature courses.

4 Tuesdays
6:00 - 8:45 pm
Jan 7 - 28, 2020
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room C

Cost: $40 plus $3 material fee to instructor
#8138.301
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Secrets for Speakers: Public Speaking Lessons from Stand-up Comedy
This is not your average public speaking class. By studying techniques of stand-up comedians, we will learn to be more confident on stage and connect with audiences of any size. Comedians do more than make people laugh; they are among the best storytellers and orators in the world. Learn some of their tricks to deliver captivating speeches, pitches, or presentations on any topic. For those that joined us last time, this class features additional scenarios.

Instructor: Catherine Wolff, M.A., has been performing comedy for over 15 years and performs at the world-famous Groundlings Theatre and School. For more information, please visit www.standupsecretsforspeakers.com


5 Wednesday
7:00 - 9:00pm
Oct 16 - Nov 13, 2019
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room 5

Cost: $105
#8846.301
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Classes on this page
Become a Seller on ebay
Comedy Improvisation
Intro to Film Noir: Tough Guys & Femmes Fatales
Holiday Music for Guitar
Mindfulness Meditation
Modern Calligraphy Holiday Gifts
Numerology—A Deeper Dive
Savvy Social Security Planning
Tarot II: Mastering the Cards
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Become a Seller
on ebay
ebay is both the world’s garage sale for used items and a competitive online marketplace for new items. In this beginning class, you will create an ebay and Paypal account, and learn to buy, sell, and navigate the ebay universe safely.

Instructor: Howard Horwitz has sold 50 – 75 items per month on ebay for the past 10 years. His ebay seller account has a 98.8% positive feedback rating.

3 Mondays
4:00 - 6:00pm
Jan 27 - Feb 10, 2020
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room 10A

Cost: $60
#8039.203

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3 Mondays
6:30 - 8:30pm
Jan 27 - Feb 10, 2020
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room 10A

Cost: $60
#8039.304
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Numerology—
a Deeper Dive

This class explores how Numerology’s powerful Master Numbers are expressed in human behavior, using examples of wellknown people. Learn how the most positive outcomes in both personal and professional relationships can be obtained through this powerful energy.

Instructor: LeAnn Walters, PhD, practices as a certified numerologist, advising clients in improving personal and professional relationships through the use of numerology.

3 Tuesdays
12:30 – 2:30pm
Dec 3 - 17, 2019
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room B

Cost: $60 + $10 material fee to instructor
#8873.201
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Comedy
Improvisation

Improv is for everyone – actors and non-actors alike. In this supportive and fun theatrical environment, students will learn to trust their instincts, develop comedic characters, and increase confidence through theory, exercises, and games.

Instructor: Catherine Wolff, M.A.,has been performing comedy for over 15 years. Catherine also currently studies and performs improvisational comedy at the world-famous Groundlings Theatre and School in Hollywood.

6 Wednesdays
7:00 – 8:45pm
Jan 8 – Feb 12, 2020
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room A

Cost: $95
#8195.302

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Savvy Social
Security Planning
Social Security decisions made now can have a tremendous impact on the total amount of benefits received over a lifetime. Learn the strategies to maximize your benefits. Recent changes to Social Security will be addressed.

Instructor: Hoby Pearce is a Certified Financial Planner serving Ventura County since 2000.

Wednesday, Dec 4, 2019
6:00 - 8:00pm
Alliance Advisory Conference Room
3390 Auto Mall Drive
Westlake Village 91362

Cost: $35
#8090.303
Registration Info
 
Introduction to Tarot
Journey down the “royal road to wisdom”. Develop intuition and symbolic knowledge of the cards. On the path you will discover more about yourself and others, and learn to use the tarot as a powerful tool for personal growth, insight and creativity. Contact becky_ zemlyn@yahoo.com for info about cards and book for class.

Instructor: Becky Zemlyn is a member of the American Tarot Association and has read for parties and private clients.

4 Mondays
5:45 – 7:15pm
Oct 14 – Nov 4, 2019
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room 5

Cost: $60
#8169.301
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Tarot II:
Master the Cards
Students will focus on readings, strengthening intuition and developing accuracy. Join us to learn more about layouts, archetypes and symbols. Bring your skill up to the next level! You will need Tarot cards, a pen and a notebook.

Instructor: Becky Zemlyn is a member of the American Tarot Association and has read for parties and private clients.

4 Mondays
5:45 – 7:15pm
Nov 18 – Dec 16, 2019
(no class Nov 25)
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room A

Cost: $65
#8173.301
Registration Info
 
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