|2014 Classes and Seminars
To Register Contact:
The Center For Community Education
SUNY Broome, Binghamton, New York
607-778-5012 or online at SUNY Broome.edu
Above: a reproduction of a
lovely antique flower basket.
You may read about it on the
"Baskets" page on this
SATURDAY, APRIL12, 2014 , from 9:00am to 3:00pm
Do you have a chair that you have been hoping to re-cane ? Perhaps a
family heirloom or antique store find ? If so, this class is for you. You will
learn the basics of caning on a small footstool project that is provided in
class. Each student will recieve individual attention as your work
progresses.Please bring the following to class: a one gallon basin to soak
your cane, a small towel, a small sponge, scissors, a small pair of needle
nose pliers (if you have them), and your lunch. A materials fee of $46.00 is
payable to your instructor in class.
INTRODUCTION TO CALLIGRAPHY
SATURDAY , APRIL 26,2014, from 9:00am to 3:00pm
You are invited to come to class to learn the basics of
Calligraphy focusing on Roman Italic.This is the style of
Calligraphy most recognized for invitations, place cards,
greeting cards and many other hand written items. We will
focus on the nib and nibholder method, while learning to
control the ink and assisting you to bring out your own
creativity. In every class, we are told that Calligraphy is an
art that each student has wanted to learn for years.
Let this be your year.
A materials list will be mailed to you when you
register with SUNY Broome.
DESIGN AND GROW AN HERB GARDEN
Monday, May 5, 2014 from 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Spend an evening learning to design and grow an Herb
Garden that you will enjoy for years to come. Seed
germination and plant selection, soil prep, site location
and container growing are just a few of the many subjects
that will be discussed. You will learn to identify herbs that
are native to our area and their common uses through the
ages. Please join us for a lively and informative class.
Above are two Googlies having a moment in an herb garden.
On your left is A14T Merilie as Giacomo Casanova dressed
as a gentleman of the 18th century. You are invited to read
more about them and many other dolls on our "DOLLS" page
on this website.
Below is a Zuni Basket that was sent for repairs.
This first photo illustrates how badly it was
damaged. The following 2 photos show it after
restoration and ready to return home.
BLENDING HERBAL TEAS
MONDAY, JUNE 6, 2014 from 6:00pm to 9:00pm
If you love a good cup of tea, please join us to learn the nuances
of blending your own Herbs into a memorable and aromatic tea.
You will have the opportunity to blend two delightful teas in
class. Materials fee is $18.00, payable in class.
LOTIONS, POTIONS and CONCOCTIONS
MONDAY, JUNE 16, 2014 from 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Learn to create Herbal products based on your personal skin
type and preference to scents. This fun class will help to make you
a wiser consumer and certainly, sweet scented.
MAKING THE MOST OF YOUR HERB GARDEN
MONDAY, JUNE 23, 2014 from 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Now that you have lovingly cultivated your Herb Garden, learn
ways of harvesting and preserving your garden bounty.