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SAGE As Others See Us

$5

with Virginia White

Calendar Apr 1, 2019 at 1 pm

** Must be a member of SAGE in order to register for this class**

This course is based on a reading of Americanah by Nigerian writer Chimimanda Ngozi Adichie, also referred to as "the most prominent...of critically acclaimed young anglophone authors"  who have succeeded in "attracting a new generation of readers to African literature."  Spanning three continents and numerous lives, Adichie's novel explores our culture, challenges American stereotypes of African people and African culture, and looks at race in America from an immigrant perspective.  Discussions should be lively.  Participants are asked to acquire a copy of the book at least two weeks before the first class.

SAGE Astronomy 101

$5

with Jim Stepp

Calendar Apr 1, 2019 at 6:30 pm

** Must be a member of SAGE in order to register for this class**

 

This is a basic class for those individuals who are interestedin astronomy.  Each week we will cover areas of astronomy that will aid individuals in observing and understanding the universe, how it was created, and how it may end.  This class was last offered in 2014.  The subject is the same, but the information has gone through a major update.

SAGE Exploring the Geological Wonders of Our Western National Parks Part II

$5

with Gina Clark

Calendar May 2, 2019 at 1 pm

***YOU MUST BE A MEMBER OF SAGE IN ORDER TO TAKE THIS CLASS***

A Great Courses series of lectures DVD, this program is a collaboration between Great Courses and National Geographic to promote the Wonders of the National Parks.  A fascinating introduction to the geological forces North American's national parks.  The 36-half hour lectures take you to more than a hundred spectacular sites guided by geologist and former college professor Ford Cochran.

SAGE Fashion Modeling 101

$5

with Kim Smith

Calendar Apr 4, 2019 at 6 pm

***YOU MUST BE A MEMBER OF SAGE IN ORDER TO TAKE THIS CLASS***

Build confidence and improve posture.  Feel better for photos or walking across the stage or crowded room.  Just have fun being a model for a day!  Class for men and woman of all ages, sizes, shapes.  Be prepared for Trash to Fashion Show!  Ladies, please wear low heels (no sneakers); men, dress shoes.  Expect to do lots of walking and turning.

SAGE Finding Your Ancestors

$5

with Dick Kimball/ Frances Heales

Calendar Apr 5, 2019 at 10:30 am

***YOU MUST BE A MEMBER OF SAGE IN ORDER TO TAKE THIS CLASS***

Back by popular demand!  Find your ancestors, discover who they were, where they lived, what they did and the effects of local, national and international events on their lives.

 

SAGE Found Object/Junk Box Jewelry

$15

with Pam Crawford

Calendar May 1, 2019 at 9:30 am

** Must be a member of SAGE in order to register for this class**

Using found objects, junk box treasures, old broken costume jewelry, travel souvenirs/keepsakes, and miscellaneous other bits and bobs, students will create unique , one-of-a-kind, personal, fun and funky jewelry to wear or gift.  Bring whatever is special to you, what speaks to you, fabulous found objects, whatever you would like to wear.  Many materials/supplies will be provided; students should also bring e6000 glue, tacky glue, ruler, paper and pencil, and paper ephemera to the first class.  No experience necessary; a playful, creative spirit is recommended.

SAGE Let's Fix It: Grammer Repair

$5

with Remillie Norsworthy

Calendar Apr 3, 2019 at 9:30 am

** Must be a member of SAGE in order to register for this class**

 

Using actual (and sometimes hilarious) examples of poorly chosen wording, syntax and punctuation, students will discuss why the examples creat unfortunate misunderstanding, learn way to correct them, and practice grammatically clarifying their own writing and speaking.

SAGE Let's Go to the Movies

$5

with Gary Smith

Calendar Mar 28, 2019 at 12:30 pm

**Must be a member of SAGE to enroll in class**

The movies are back!  Each week is a new selection, with fun anecdotes and trivia about that movie.  It may be a rousing comedy one week and a creepy drama the next.  They are carefully and lovingly selected for quality, variety, and timeless appeal.  I'm sure my movie "regulars" will be there, but there's plenty of room for first-timers.  All are welcome for good fun and great movies!





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