Personal Enrichment



Intro to Floral Design
Have you always wondered how to make a floral arrangement pleasing to look at? Join Cindy Mattson of Given Erwin Florist for this 4 week class. We will cover the principles and elements of Floral Design, as well as fresh flower care and handling. A hands-on workshop will be included in each class session. All flowers, materials, and tools will be provided you can take home each project. Bring your creative spirit. This is a fun, hands-on class - no experience is necessary! While this is more of an educational program, the atmosphere is casual and the material we’ll work with is lovely. We’ll use a different combination of florals each week. Topics covered: Harmony and Unity; Proportion and Scale; Rhythm and Emphasis; Balance and Symmetry. Materials fee of $25 for each class session ($100 total) payable to the instructor. Ms. Mattson is accredited as an American Institute of Floral Design member.

(10 hours) $99
Summer:  6/1 - 6/22     6:00pm - 8:30pm              Thursday nights            B         MATTSON
PER 783 30                13738        HH-220

          

Mother’s Day Floral Arrangement
Mom Said, “Bring Home Flowers”. As the saying goes….when Mom is happy, everyone is happy. Out do your siblings and make her proud, by bringing her a fresh arrangement you made yourself. We supply everything you’ll need, including flowers, materials and tools. You don’t need experience, we walk you through, step-by-step. Classes are fun and low key! Material fee of $30 per student is payable to the instructor at the first class (2.5 hours) $29 
Spring 5/11               6:00pm - 8:30pm              Thursday               B             MATTSON
PER 785 30          18768             HH-220



Tropical Breeze Floral Design
The flowers of Hawaii and other tropical destinations are the focal point of this hands on flower arranging class. We'll use birds of paradise, protea, orchids, tropical greensand more. This stylized arrangement is easy to make. We'll walk you through the process, step by step. All flowers, materials and supplies are included in the price. Class is laid back and fun with no experience required. An additional materials cost of $40 is payable to instructor (cash or check). Class is taught by floral designer Cindy Mattson of Given Erwin Florist.  2.5 hours.  $29
Summer:  6/19 - 6:00pm - 8:30pm               M            B             MATTSON
PER 835 30           13750                    HH 220

 

Summer at the Beach Floral Design
Please join us for a hands on floral arranging class. We'll bring the beach to you with this lovely vase surrounded with seashells, sea glass, sand and more. Fresh flowers like blue and green hydrangea, blue sea lavender, "ocean song" lavender roses and more will complement the summery feel of the beach. An additional materials cost of $40 is payable to instructor (cash or check). Class is taught by floral designer Cindy Mattson of Given Erwin Florist.  2.5 hours.  $29
Summer:  7/17     6:00pm - 8:30pm              M            B             MATTSON
PER 836 30           13751    

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Art Exploration Seminars with Jennifer Aradhya

Art Seminar: Artist Vincent Van Gogh
Vincent Willem van Gogh was a Dutch Post-Impressionist painter who is among the most famous and influential figures in the history of Western art. This seminar presents an overview of Van Gogh’s life and art. His work is characterized by bold, symbolic colors, and dramatic, impulsive and highly expressive brushwork that contributed to the foundations of modern art. (2 hours) $29
Spring:  May 19                    2:00pm - 4:00pm                  Friday                    B              Jennifer ARADHYA
PER 780 30                   18749                      HH-114


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HOME IMPROVEMENT



NEW! Home Electrical Repair
Instructor will provide demonstration and explanation of practical methods to repair or upgrade small/simple residential electrical problems generally not requiring a permit. Topics discussed will include Electrical Code Requirements; Safety Issues; Equipment and Tools; Materials; Fixtures, receptacles, and switches. (9 Hours) $99

05/30 - 06/13              6:00pm - 9:00pm              T            B                CHAVIER
PER 787 30                       13731               HH-112

NEW! Reducing Electric Energy Costs
With the current economy, housing market, continually rising energy costs, and uncertain future energy supplies, the instructor will present tools and techniques to methodically evaluate and reduce building electrical energy consumption through maintenance, upgrades, and usage modes in order to lower overall electrical energy costs. Topics discussed will include Energy Sources, Economic Trends and Considerations, Building Evaluation, Building Maintenance, Building Upgrades, Building Usage Modes (3 Hours) $49
06/20             6:00pm - 9:00pm                 T               B               CHAVIER

PER 792 30              13732             HH-114

 

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LANGUAGE COURSES
The following language courses take place at Minuteman Technical School, 758 Marrett Road, Lexington. Registration is through Middlesex Community College. 

  

Spanish for Beginners
This course will help students develop the four skills of the Spanish language necessary for basic communication: listening, speaking, reading, and writing. These skills will be practiced and integrated regularly during the semester. Students should not expect to comprehend every word from their instructor, but should try to integrate what they do know to understand the overall meaning. The classes are planned to practice 65% conversation, 25% reading, and 10% writing. (15 Hours) $160
03/16-05/18                   7:00pm-8:30pm                        R                     OFF
PER 645 33                         16617

 

Spanish Intermediate
This course is intended both for students continuing on from our instructor’s Spanish for Beginners class and for students who are comfortable using the present and past verb tenses. You will build upon your previously-gained knowledge of the Spanish language, gaining fluency with the description of daily routines, future, and past events. (15 hours) $160
03/15-05/17                7:00pm-8:30pm                       W                          OFF
PER 813 33                        18209

Spanish Conversation Group
Si usted ha aprendido español hace unos años o recientemente, de seguro disfrutará de esta clase. Los estudiantes podrañ recordar lo aprendido y añadir a su conocimiento más vocabulario y más gramática. En esta clase se hablará sobre los intereses de cada estudiante y sobre los temas de actualidad. Se espera que los estudiantes ya hayan aprendido al menos los tiempos presente, pasado y future. Además es indispensable que traigan a la clase muchos deseos de usar la lengua. (15 hours) $160
03/14-05/16                        7:00pm-8:30pm                  T                         OFF
PER 646 33                              16616

 

Last Modified: 4/24/17