2012-01-19 / Entertainment

Wilson College Offers Noncredit Courses

Wilson College still has openings in the following noncredit, personal enrichment courses for the spring term:

Appreciating Art – 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Tuesdays, Feb. 21 to March 6. Cost: $50. Participants will learn how to evaluate art in order to make the most of visiting art museums.

Ballroom Dance – 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., Wednesdays, Feb. 8 to March 28. Cost: $98. Participants learn how to swing dance to swing band music from the 1940s as well as Arthur Murray.

Color in the Garden – 9 to 11 a.m., Saturday, March 3. Cost: $18. Participants can get a head start on planning and planting their gardens with a landscape designer, who will teach them how to understand the basic design tools: color, shape and texture.

E-bay 101 – 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Thursdays, March 1 to March 29. Cost: $90. Participants will learn how to develop an online E-bay store from someone who has years of experience and knows how to make it lucrative.

Excel-ing on the Computer – 6:30 to 8 p.m., Thursdays, Feb. 2 to Feb. 23. Cost: $60. Participants can upgrade their professional and personal Microsoft Excel skills from a high school computer instructor.

Life Drawing – 6 to 9 p.m., Mondays, Feb. 13 to April 9. Cost: $90. Easels and boards are provided for artists who want an opportunity to work with a live model each week, at their own pace, in an art studio. No instruction provided.

Lunchtime Yoga – 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Mondays, Jan. 30 to March 26. Cost $64. Participants can relieve stress and tension and develop flexibility, strength, focus and balance through the practice of yoga asanas, breath work and relaxation techniques.

Social Networking – 6:30 to 8 p.m., Thursdays, March 1 to March 22. Cost: $60. Participants learn how to do Facebook, Skype and Twitter, and how to move photos from their cellphones to their computers.

Spanish Basic – 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Wednesdays, Feb. 8 to March 28. Cost: $125. Participants will learn Spanish from a native of Peru, who will cover the basics of the language, correct pronunciations, grammar, spelling and usage.

Yoga in the Evening – 6:45 p.m. to 8 p.m., Thursdays, Feb. 9 to March 29. Cost: $68. This class is a blend of balance, strength and flexibility training.

Zumba – 6:15 to 7:15 p.m. Mondays, Feb. 6 to April 2. Cost: $45. This class combines Latin dancing with aerobics for a full- body rhythmic workout.

For more information, contact Mary Foltz, Wilson enrichment programs coordinator, at 717-262-2025, 800-421- 8402 or mary.foltz@wilson.edu.

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