March classes begin at Abington Community Classroom

First Posted: 2/23/2015

March classes are set to begin at the Abington Community Classroom. All classes and bus trips require a registration form and fee before the deadline of one week prior to the beginning of class.

Ballroom dancing, held at Clarks Green United Methodist Church on Glenburn Road, will begin Monday, March 2 with Advanced Bolero at 6 p.m., followed by West Coast Swing at 7 p.m. and Singles! Mambo and Merengue at 8 p.m.

The Philadelphia bus trip to the Flower Show on Wednesday, March 4 will leave the parking lot at 9 a.m. from the Clarks Summit Methodist Church across from the Abington Library and depart Philadelphia at 7 p.m. There are only four seats left on the trip.

Iris Davison will teach a class on Screenwriting beginning at 7 p.m. on Thursday, March 19 and continuing for five Thursdays. For $35, you can spend time exploring your interest and crafting your script.

A one-night class on felting will be taught by Emily Rancier on Thursday, March 19 in which the focus will be laminating silk and cotton fabric and fiber into wool, thus creating a new fabric with different effects and uses, such as clothing, purses and decorative art. The class costs $15 plus $5 for supplies.

Abington Area Community Classroom’s Book Club meets every third Tuesday at Everything Natural. March’s book is “A Week in Winter” by Maeve Binchy. There is no fee for this and no registration is needed. Just come with a lunch and enjoy the discussion. A small donation for Scranton Council of Literary Advance will be collected at each meeting.

Try your hand at creating a beautiful silk scarf using Sharpie markers as a spray of alcohol blurs the colors into a watercolor-like design. Watch the magic happen before your very eyes. This class meets at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 26. Cost is $15 plus $10 for supplies.

Rev. Brent Stouffer offers a basic course in Tae Kwon Do that accommodates people of all abilities starting 9 a.m. on Saturday, March 21 at Clarks Green United Methodist Church. This class will be held every Saturday through April 25 and costs $25.

Two Saturdays — March 28 and April 4 — Kavita Mizen will teach All Seasons Eating: Planning and Implementing a Year-Round Garden at 10 a.m. on Saturday, March 28 and Saturday, April 4 a the First Presbyterian Church. This is your chance to get a jump on spring and be ready to enjoy eating from your garden year-round. Cost is $25.

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