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Summer Adult Education

  • Classes are listed in alphabetical order  
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  • If a class you want appears to be full or you have any questions, please contact the NCE office: 781-455-0400 x5.
  • Withdrawls and Refunds: If you withdraw a minimum of one week prior to the start of a class (one month prior for the Help Relieve Hunger and sports clinics programs), NCE will refund you, less a $10 processing fee.  If your class is canceled, NCE will refund you in full. Refunds will be sent as a check from the Town of Needham and may take up to 4 weeks to process. There are no refunds or credits for missed classes.
  • Parents and Guardians: Please be aware that if you register your under-18 year old child for an adult education class you are agreeing to the terms as per the policies section of the catalog.
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S19 Basketball Skills Clinic-AE

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Use this link to register:  www.schoolpay.com/link/NCEClinics2019
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$125.00

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S19-Beginning Bridge: Intensive Program

BEGINNING BRIDGE: INTENSIVE PROGRAM  NEW Instructor: Jori Grossack, Master Bridge Player and Instructor   Kick-start your introduction to the game of Bridge in this three-day intensive program. Modern Bridge has evolved into an exciting, fast-paced, and competitive partnership game. This is not your grandma’s game! The emphasis in this beginning bridge class will be twofold--to lay the foundations of solid bidding and superb play of the hand in an easy to follow and entertaining format. You will have fun while exercising your brain! This beginning class is appropriate both for students new to bridge and also for those who have dabbled with the game in the past. Limited to 12.   Dates: Tuesday, July 9-Thursday, July 11                                        Time: 10:00AM-2PM (with a short lunch break)    Location: Needham High School, Room 451                                Fee: $145
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S19-Beginning Golf Clinic for Women

BEGINNING GOLF CLINIC FOR WOMEN @ Wellesley College’s Nehoiden Golf Club Ages: College-Adult Instructor: Nehoiden Golf Club Pros Even if you have never swung a club, this clinic will provide you with the skills and confidence to play golf. The program will include instruction in the development of a full swing, plus short game fundamentals: putting, chipping and pitching. On the 3rd day, participants will go out on the course to play some holes.  All equipment is provided . Limited to 14.   Dates: Tuesday, July 30-Thursday, August 1                                    Time: 12:30-2:30PM Location: Meet the group at the Wellesley College Club parking lot, 727 Washington St., Wellesley Fee: $269
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S19-Campfire Sing-along (adult without child)

CAMPFIRE SING-ALONG (For adults and families)   NEW Instructor: Pam Steinfeld, Award-winning Songwriter, Guitarist, and seasoned Song Leader   Do you remember the simple pleasure of singing around the campfire? NCE invites you to experience the joy again in this multi-generational funfest, complete with a fire pit, marshmallows and other treats. You will recognize most, if not all of the songs, with a repertoire that will include: Beatles songs, some Dylan, some classic American songs, and many more. Please bring a copy of “Rise Up Singing,” which can be purchased at   https://singout.org/product/rise-up-singing-spiral/ . Limited to 30.   Dates: 4 Tuesday, July 9-30                                                               Time: 6:00-7:30PM Location: 1 Wingate Way, Needham                                                   Fee (1 adult): $59  Fee (1 adult with 1-2 children aged 7+): $79
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S19-Campfire Sing-along (adult with 1-2 children)

CAMPFIRE SING-ALONG (For adults and families)   NEW Adults may bring 1-2 children aged 7 or older Instructor: Pam Steinfeld, Award-winning Songwriter, Guitarist, and seasoned Song Leader   Do you remember the simple pleasure of singing around the campfire? NCE invites you to experience the joy again in this multi-generational funfest, complete with a fire pit, marshmallows and other treats. You will recognize most, if not all of the songs, with a repertoire that will include: Beatles songs, some Dylan, some classic American songs, and many more. Please bring a copy of “Rise Up Singing,” which can be purchased at   https://singout.org/product/rise-up-singing-spiral/ . Limited to 30.   Dates: 4 Tuesday, July 9-30                                                               Time: 6:00-7:30PM Location: 1 Wingate Way, Needham                                                   Fee (1 adult): $59  Fee (1 adult with 1-2 children aged 7+): $79
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S19-College Recruitment Process (Parent registration)

COLLEGE RECRUITMENT PROCESS: STAY IN THE GAME! Parents or guardians of high school athletes (with or without their child) Instructor:  Kim Chorosiewski, EdD, CSCS, CMAA, McMillan Education Consultant and Athletic Recruiting Specialist Spend an evening learning important tips for guiding your child through the college recruitment and application process, and beyond. Educational Consultant and Recruiting Specialist with McMillan Education, Kim Chorosiewski, is an experienced athlete, coach, athletic administrator and educator. She has advised student-athletes for over 30 years at all levels. The program will cover the following: Managing and understanding the stress College Recruiting and Application Process: Who, when and how Key Factors that College Admissions People Consider Case Studies of Recruiting College Planning and the Current Job Market  Limited to 20. Date: Wednesday, August 28                                                 Time: 7:00-8:30PM        Location: Needham High School, Room 451   Fee: $15 (parent) or $20 (parent with child)
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S19-College Recruitment Process (Parent with student registration)

COLLEGE RECRUITMENT PROCESS: STAY IN THE GAME! Parents or guardians of high school athletes (with or without their child) Instructor:  Kim Chorosiewski, EdD, CSCS, CMAA, McMillan Education Consultant and Athletic Recruiting Specialist Spend an evening learning important tips for guiding your child through the college recruitment and application process, and beyond. Educational Consultant and Recruiting Specialist with McMillan Education, Kim Chorosiewski, is an experienced athlete, coach, athletic administrator and educator. She has advised student-athletes for over 30 years at all levels. The program will cover the following: Managing and understanding the stress College Recruiting and Application Process: Who, when and how Key Factors that College Admissions People Consider Case Studies of Recruiting College Planning and the Current Job Market  Limited to 20. Date: Wednesday, August 28                                                 Time: 7:00-8:30PM        Location: Needham High School, Room 451   Fee: $15 (parent) or $20 (parent with child)
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S19-College Tours

College Tours Grades 10-12 Instructor: Renee Vasquez-Solis, Needham High School Guidance Counselor Join other students as NHS Guidance Counselor, Renee Vasquez-Solis, helps you to explore a range of colleges over three days. Learn the similarities and differences among colleges, and get a chance to compare types of schools (e.g. large/small, or private/state) and their settings (rural/suburban/urban).  We will visit the following colleges and universities over the three days: UMass-Amherst, Amherst College, UConn, Trinity College, University of Hartford (drive through only), University of New Hampshire, Southern New Hampshire University, Plymouth State (drive through only) and Saint Anselm (drive through only).  At each college we tour, we will meet with admissions officers who will describe what it takes to get into their school, what majors and programs they offer, and how students spend their out-of-class time. Campus tours at each school will help you find out which schools have the kind of classrooms, dormitories, athletic facilities, libraries, computer facilities, student activities, etc., that appeal to you the most. After the visits, you will have a clearer picture of various types of schools, and what you’re looking for in a school. It’s not necessary that you are interested in the specific schools being visited; simply seeing the range of schools can help you zero in on what you want and need in a college.  Please note that the times listed below are approximate since the schedule of tours and info sessions is not yet finalized. You will be contacted with a detailed itinerary, including specific departure and return times, at least at least a week before the program begins. Limited to 10. Dates: Tuesday, August 13-Thursday, August 15                                          Approximate times:  7:30AM-5:00PM      Bus leaves from in front of the B-Gym entrance                                Fee: $349
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S19 - Community Concert Band

NOTE: Rehearsals will be at the Newman School. No refunds/credits after June 13. Directed by Dr. David Neves, retired Needham Public Schools Director of Fine and Performing Arts, the Summer Band rehearses on Tuesdays and Thursdays and performs as part of the Arts in the Park series at the Memorial Park Gazebo. Join other community musicians, from semi-professional to college and high school students, to play marches, classics, and popular favorites. For questions about the music being performed or instrument needs, please contact Dr. Neves directly at dneves@aol.com. Rehearsals: Newman School Auditorium Concert: Memorial Park Gazebo Dates: Tuesdays and Thursdays, June 20-July 16 (no rehearsal 7/4)      Time: 7-8:30PM Concert: Thursday, July 18 at 7PM      Fee: $40
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S19-Cooking Basics: Prepare Healthy Meals in Your Dorm Room

COOKING BASICS: PREPARE HEALTHY MEALS IN YOUR DORM ROOM!  NEW Grade 11-college Instructor: Jen Tuttleman, MS, RD, SNS, Registered Dietician and Needham Food Service Nutrition Specialist   Join us for a fun night of learning knife skills and basic cooking techniques, with a special focus on meals you can prepare in a dorm room. Since many students don’t eat every meal in the dining hall, it is helpful to have ideas for quick and easy healthy meals and snacks that you can prepare yourself. Recipes we will prepare will include: no-bake energy bites, basic eggs in the microwave, microwaved coffee cup quiche, waffle iron sandwiches, and microwave cheesy broccoli and rice casserole. Bring plastic containers and 2 coffee mugs so you can take home samples. Limited to 15.   Date: Wednesday, July 17                                                                               Time: 5:00-7:30PM Location: High Rock School, Cafeteria Kitchen                                             Fee: $69
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S19-Couch to 5K

COUCH TO 5K  NEW College-adult Instructor: Mark Healey, Pollard and High Rock Schools Science Director, passionate runner and experienced coach Set a new goal in your exercise routine--prep for the Jog Your Memory 5K race in Needham on September 15: http://www.jogyourmemory5k.org/ ! This program will provide the support and structure you need to jump start your exercise routine or to push it to new levels. Training sessions will be held twice a week for 10 weeks, and will be held rain or shine. So, lace up your running shoes, and have fun working toward the goal of successful completion of a 5K race. Limited to 15. Dates: 5 Tuesdays and 5 Thursdays, August 13-September 12       Time: 6:00-7:15PM Location: Meet at the rear of Pollard Middle School, off of Glen Terrace      Fee: $139 (does not include 5K registration fee)
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S19-Drawing from Nature

DRAWING FROM NATURE  NEW High school-adult Instructor: Eddie Bruckner, Professional Artist and Certified Art Instructor   Use the beauty of the nature around us as inspiration for your drawings! Drawing from nature involves careful observation combined with artistic expression. In this class, different methods of seeing and drawing will be explored in a series of exercises designed to create confidence, skill, and pleasure in the drawing process outdoors for artists of all levels. Each class will explore a new location in Needham. Capture the beauty of the outdoors in the summertime using graphite pencils and any additional dry drawing materials of your choice such as pastels, wax-based colored pencils, etc. Instruction will include nature drawing exercises with ample time to work on individual landscape, botanical, or still life nature drawings in the dry drawing medium of your choice. Individual instruction will be provided with an emphasis on promoting self-expression. A materials list will be posted by class title on the district website www.needham.k12.ma.us under Community Ed and Adult Ed . Bring a folding chair and water bottle . Limited to 15. Dates: Tuesday, June 25-Thursday, June 27                                    Time: 10:00AM-12:00PM Location: Various outdoor locations around Needham (TBD)                        Fee: $89
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WS19-EasYoga for Older Adults (Summer session)

Requests for refunds and credits must be made at least one week prior to the start of the class. EasYoga for Older Adults (Summer session) Dates: 8 Tuesdays, July 9-August 27                                                                  Time: 9:00-10:00AM Location: Center at the Heights                                                  Fee: $65 EasYogaTM is a gentle form of yoga that is especially suited to older adults. Most of the exercises can be done while sitting in a chair or in a comfortable standing position. The gentle stretches and simple movements provide flexibility and strengthening for the neck, shoulders, abdomen and other parts of the body. They also help to release tension throughout the body. We will use simple breathing, concentration, and meditative exercises to relax the mind as well as the body. The various relaxation techniques can be practiced throughout the day and are a helpful way to combat insomnia. More information on EasYogaTM can be found at www.elder-yoga.com
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S19-Full SAT Test Prep (Mondays and Wednesdays)

Location: Needham High School, Rooms 452 and 455 Mondays & Wednesdays Dates: June 24-July 22 (practice tests June 24 and July 15; no class 7/3)      Time: 5-7:30pm (5-9PM practice test dates) Fee: $665 No refunds or credits for cancellations less than one week prior to the start of the program. Parents/guardians, please be aware that if you register your under-18 year old child for an adult education class you are agreeing to the following: I hereby consent to my son’s/daughter’s participation in the Needham Community Education adult education program, the taking of photos of my child and/or promotion of the program and to his/her use of the Needham Public Schools facilities and equipment.  I further agree to release and hold harmless the Town of Needham, Needham Public Schools and their employees, agents and assigns from any and all liability or expenses arising out of any incident involving, or any account of any injury to my minor child in connection with such a program.  I accept full responsibility for all costs for any such emergency treatment.  I agree to abide by all NCE policies.  
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S19-Full SAT Test Prep (Tuesdays and Thursdays)

Location: Needham High School, Rooms 452 and 455 Tuesdays & Thursdays Dates: July 30-Aug. 22 (practice tests July 30 and August 20)      Time: 5-7:30pm (5-9PM practice test dates) Fee: $665 No refunds or credits for cancellations less than one week prior to the start of the program. Parents/guardians, please be aware that if you register your under-18 year old child for an adult education class you are agreeing to the following: I hereby consent to my son’s/daughter’s participation in the Needham Community Education adult education program, the taking of photos of my child and/or promotion of the program and to his/her use of the Needham Public Schools facilities and equipment.  I further agree to release and hold harmless the Town of Needham, Needham Public Schools and their employees, agents and assigns from any and all liability or expenses arising out of any incident involving, or any account of any injury to my minor child in connection with such a program.  I accept full responsibility for all costs for any such emergency treatment.  I agree to abide by all NCE policies.  
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S19-Help Relieve Hunger-week of July 8-12

No refunds/credits after June 10. Help Relieve Hunger: Greater boston food bank Session 1 July 8-12 (approximately 8:30AM-4:30PM Monday–Wednesday); 8AM-1PM Thursday-Friday) Greater Boston Food Bank: 70 South Bay Ave., Boston; www.gbfb.org Ages: 16 and older Instructor:  Ken Lundberg, Pollard English Teacher Earn 30 hours of community service credit volunteering at the Greater Boston Food Bank -- the largest hunger-relief organization in New England. The GBFB mission is to provide at least one healthy meal per day to everyone in need in eastern Massachusetts. Volunteers work in the warehouse, inspecting, sorting, and packing food and grocery products that will be distributed to local food pantries, shelters, youth programs, senior centers, and community meal programs.   Mr. Lundberg will commute both ways with the students and work alongside them. Participants will meet the instructor at the Needham Center Commuter Rail each morning. Bring money for the train and lunch.  Check email the previous evening for updates. Limited to 6.    
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S19-Help Relieve Hunger-week of July 15-19

No refunds/credits after June 17. Help Relieve Hunger: Greater boston food bank Session 2 July 15-19 (approximately 8:30AM-4:30PM Monday–Wednesday); 8AM-1PM Thursday-Friday) Greater Boston Food Bank: 70 South Bay Ave., Boston; www.gbfb.org Ages: 16 and older Instructor:  Ken Lundberg, Pollard English Teacher Earn 30 hours of community service credit volunteering at the Greater Boston Food Bank -- the largest hunger-relief organization in New England. The GBFB mission is to provide at least one healthy meal per day to everyone in need in eastern Massachusetts. Volunteers work in the warehouse, inspecting, sorting, and packing food and grocery products that will be distributed to local food pantries, shelters, youth programs, senior centers, and community meal programs.   Mr. Lundberg will commute both ways with the students and work alongside them. Participants will meet the instructor at the Needham Center Commuter Rail each morning. Bring money for the train and lunch.  Check email the previous evening for updates. Limited to 6.    
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S19-Kick Start Your College Essay

PLEASE NOTE DATE CHANGE FROM PRINTED CATALOGS: Monday, August 19 is the new date. Kick start your college essay Rising high school seniors Instructor:  Jane Hirchshhorn, Private Writing Coach Summer is the best time for rising high school seniors to get started on their college essays. In this two-session course, students will be introduced to the purpose of the personal statement and be given opportunities to get started on their essay. The two sessions will be structured in the following way: During the first session (two hours), students will meet in a group to learn about how to write a standout personal statement and begin the writing process. Students should come to the first session prepared to write with a laptop, tablet or pen and paper. Please note that the instructor will be unable to review drafts during class. The second session (one hour) consists of a private writing coaching session after the student has completed a rough draft. Note: Part 2 of the course will be held one-on-one with Jane Hirschhorn, an experienced college essay writing coach, either in her Newton office or via Skype. Jane Hirschhorn is a Boston-area private writing coach with more than 20 years of experience working with students both in her neighborhood and around the world. She has taught English in a variety of public and independent schools, including the Landmark School, a school for students diagnosed with learning challenges. For the past five years, Jane has worked with high school seniors on their college application essays. For more information about Jane, visit her website at jbhtutoring.com. Limited to 12.   Session 1: Monday, August 19 Time: 5:30-7:30PM @Needham High School, Media Center Classroom Session 2: One-hour private session at instructor’s Newton office or by Skype, to be scheduled with the instructor and held prior to September 30 Fee: $155
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S19-Learn to Scull

LEARN TO SCULL College-adult Instructor: Dan Reid, Head Coach and Director of Rowing at Dexter Southfield School, and Former Captain of Harvard’s Light Weight Rowing Team Rowing is a lifelong sport that engages the whole body and mind to provide both mental and physical benefits. Sculling can be done in team boats as well as in singles. Unlike crew in which rowers use one oar each, scullers use two oars which makes the sport less taxing on the body. Get out and enjoy the calm and cool of early summer mornings on the Charles, learn a new sport, and have fun! Limited to 12. Dates: Tuesdays and Thursdays (8 days total), July 9-August 1 Time: 6:00-7:30AM Location: Dexter Southfield School Boathouse, 100 Bridge St., Dedham (next to Moseley’s) Fee: $340
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S19-Personal Finance 101

PERSONAL FINANCE 101  NEW High school-college Instructor: Ying Lin, Treasury Analyst, TripAdvisor   As you prepare to enter college or the working world, you will want to know how to manage your personal finances and how to become financially responsible. In this interactive class, you will learn the basics of personal finance. Topics will include: how to open a bank account, managing account balances, applying for a credit card, managing your credit, how to complete payroll forms, the importance of credit scores, and how to maintain a strong credit score, how to apply for loans and much more. There will be plenty of time for questions. Limited to 15.   Dates: 2 Mondays and 2 Wednesdays, June 10-June 19                  Time: 6:00-7:30PM Location: Needham High School, Room 451                                      Fee: $75
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S19-Portfolio Building

PORTFOLIO BUILDING  NEW Grades 9-12 Instructor: Jules Ellison, Professional Artist with an MA in Art Teaching and Owner of Art Spirit Creative Studio   This program is for high school students who have a concentrated interest in drawing and painting and who wish to either build or strengthen a body of work. Juniors and seniors with intent to apply to art colleges may focus on producing a number of works to use in their application. Lessons will strengthen techniques and produce exciting work with an aim to show skill and variety. As students work in their own style, they will increase knowledge of line quality, perspective, color, value and narrative. Limited to 12.   Dates: Monday, August 19-Friday, August 23                          Time: 2:00-4:30PM Location: Needham High School, Room 902                          Fee: $235
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S19-Summer Book Club: Beyond the Beach Read

SUMMER BOOK CLUB: Beyond the Beach Read  NEW High school-adult Instructor: Max Hekler, Needham High School English Teacher   Go beyond the “beach read” this summer and incorporate four foundational works of American literature into your summer reading. The list includes: The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald (July 9 class) The Natural by Bernard Malamud (July 23 class) Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston (August 6 class) Go Tell it on the Mountain by James Baldwin (August 20 class)   The instructor will lead informal discussions of each book, delving into what makes each book a durable work of art, and exploring to what extent the central themes and conflicts hold up in our current American moment. Limited to 12.   Dates: 4 Tuesday, July 9, July 23, August 6 and August 20             Time: 3:00-4:30PM Location: Needham High School, Room 751                                      Fee: $99
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S19-Tomatoes, Tomatoes, Tomatoes: What to do with your bounty

TOMATOES, TOMATOES, TOMATOES: WHAT TO DO WITH YOUR BOUNTY  NEW High school-adult Instructor: Barbara Carroll-Conway, Needham Food Service staff member and organic gardener   Tis the season for an abundance of tomatoes! Are you looking for new ways to use tomatoes? Learn and prepare some delicious recipes, including: Pennsylvania Dutch tomatoes, fresh marinara sauce, tomato salad and stuffed tomatoes. Bring 12 tomatoes and plastic containers. An $8 ingredients fee is payable to the instructor in class . Limited to 10.   Date: Tuesday, August 13                                                                              Time: 6:30-8:30PM Location: Needham High School, Cafeteria Kitchen                                      Fee: $39
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S19-Watercolor Workshop: Beginning Abstraction

WATERCOLOR WORKSHOP: Beginning Abstraction  NEW High school-adult Instructor: Sally Meding, award winning Watercolor Artist and Instructor   In this workshop, we will choose one of the 6 main value patterns, one of the many design structures, discuss the elements and principles of design/composition to produce an abstract painting in watercolor in a planned manner (and if time) spontaneously also. The color palette will be limited and focus will be on shape, color and texture. Some texture materials will be provided, along with paint for spritzing. A materials list will be posted by class title on the district website www.needham.k12.ma.us under Community Ed and Adult Ed . A $6 materials fee is payable to the instructor in class. Limited to 12.   Dates: Tuesday, August 6-Thursday, August 8                                  Time: 1:00-4:00PM Location: Needham High School, Room 219                                      Fee: $155
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S19-Watercolor Workshop: Color Theory

WATERCOLOR WORKSHOP: Color Theory  NEW High school-adult Instructor: Sally Meding, award winning Watercolor Artist and Instructor   In this workshop, we will cover a brief history of color and how we perceive it, produce a split-primary color wheel, value scale and discuss tints, tones, shades and complementary colors. Goethe’s color triangle and Itten’s color star will also be studied. Focus will be on understanding the basic properties of color: hue, value, intensity and temperature and learn why is value the most important. And for watercolor only-granulating vs staining and transparent/opaque paint properties and when to use them and which ones will make muddy colors. Understanding simultaneous contrast and how that affects what we paint will be demonstrated. We will work with different limited color palettes, analogous, complementary, split complementary, triadic and tetradic using a simple design. A materials list will be posted by class title on the district website www.needham.k12.ma.us under Community Ed and Adult Ed . A $15 materials fee is payable to the instructor in class. Limited to 12.   Dates: Tuesday, July 23-Thursday, July 25                                      Time: 1:00-4:00PM Location: Needham High School, Room 219                                      Fee: $155
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S19-Watercolor Workshop: Landscapes and Trees

WATERCOLOR WORKSHOP: Landscapes and Trees  NEW High school-adult Instructor: Sally Meding, award winning Watercolor Artist and Instructor   In this workshop, you will study how to paint trees in the foreground/distance and how light/shadow effects them. You will learn to distill them into their most basic form (as a cone or sphere plus cylinder). Mixing good landscape greens (with color mixing recipes provided) and trunk/ branch structure of single leader and multiple leader trees will be covered. You will size/paint trees (single, group and forest) into the landscape to make them look proportional (1 point perspective) plus take a look at different types of foliage of trees (through the seasons, if time allows). A materials list will be posted by class title on the district website www.needham.k12.ma.us under Community Ed and Adult Ed . A $6 materials fee is payable to the instructor in class. Limited to 12.   Dates: Tuesday, July 9-Thursday, July 11                                        Time: 1:00-4:00PM Location (Tuesday and Wednesday): Needham High School, Room 219 Location (Thursday): Wellesley College Club, 727 Washington St., Wellesley Fee: $155  
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S19-Zucchini, Zucchini, Zucchini: What to do with your bounty

ZUCCHINI, ZUCCHINI, ZUCCHINI: WHAT TO DO WITH YOUR BOUNTY  NEW High school-adult Instructor: Barbara Carroll-Conway, Needham Food Service staff member and Organic Gardener   Tis the season for an abundance of zucchini! Are you looking for new ways to use zucchini? Learn and prepare some delicious recipes, including: stuffed zucchini, zucchini noodles, zucchini chips and zucchini brownies. Bring 4-5 zucchinis and plastic containers. An $8 ingredients fee is payable to the instructor in class . Limited to 10.   Date: Tuesday, August 6                                                                                Time: 6:30-8:30PM Location: Needham High School, Cafeteria Kitchen                                      Fee: $39
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S19 Volleyball Clinic-June 24 and 27 (Full day; grades 6-12)-AE

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Use this link to register:  www.schoolpay.com/link/NCEClinics2019
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S19 Volleyball Clinic-June 20 and 21 (PM: Grades 8-12)-AE

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Use this link to register: www.schoolpay.com/link/NCEClinics2019  
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S19 Chemistry SAT II Test Prep

Chemistry SAT II Test Prep In preparation for the October 5, 2019 Chemistry SAT II Test NEW   The College Board SAT Subject Tests are designed to help you demonstrate your interest and competence in a particular subject for prospective colleges. Due to the rigor of the Chemistry SAT subject test, this course is designed for students who have completed and done well in accelerated chemistry. A diagnostic practice test is given to help students identify their key areas to focus on. Four learning modules will guide students through the content, emphasizing topics not covered in the first year course, as well as familiarizing students with the format of the exam and test-taking strategies. Following the 4 learning modules is a full proctored practice exam and final review day.   Dates: 6 Wednesdays: 8/28, 9/4, 9/11, 9/18, 9/25, 10/2                    Time: 6:00-7:30PM @ Needham High School, Room 208   No refunds or credits for cancellations less than one week prior to the start of the program. Parents/guardians, please be aware that if you register your under-18 year old child for an adult education class you are agreeing to the following: I hereby consent to my son’s/daughter’s participation in the Needham Community Education adult education program, the taking of photos of my child and/or promotion of the program and to his/her use of the Needham Public Schools facilities and equipment.  I further agree to release and hold harmless the Town of Needham, Needham Public Schools and their employees, agents and assigns from any and all liability or expenses arising out of any incident involving, or any account of any injury to my minor child in connection with such a program.  I accept full responsibility for all costs for any such emergency treatment.  I agree to abide by all NCE policies.  
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