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Classes starting soon at Willliamsburg Area Learning Tree

Along with the Christopher Wren Society, the Williamsburg Area Learning Tree (WALT) offers a number of  unique classes hosted by your instructors who want to share their enthusiasm and interests with you. WALT is a non-profit educational program that brings people together to share their excitement and love of learning. These classes have you saying “I want to try that!” and now is the time.

How to sign up: Classes are open to everyone of all ages. Look over the complete course descriptions including class locations that vary. Register on-line through PayPal or mail in the registration form  with your check.

imageClasses fill up quickly so register early. Registrations are accepted until the class begins, refunds are available until one week before the class begins. Materials fees are paid with the registration fees.

New instructors are welcome to submit course proposals. If you are interested in teaching a future WALT course, contact WALT directly.

WALT Courses for  Spring 2013 include:

Vermiculture – Fun with Worms, Picture Perfect Memories are Yours, Coffee House Drawing & Watercolor Sketching, Chinese for Beginners, The Arts of China, Gentle Yoga, Mah Jongg Strategy, Best Year Yet Plan Workshop, Introduction to Yoga, Basics of Interior Design, Dr. Mom’s Essential Oils First Aid, Saving Jesus, Household Document Organization, Windows 8 Explained and Demonstrated, Everyday Spirituality, Speak Spanish, Health through Environmental Consciousnes, Graphology: Handwriting Deciphered, Savvy Social Security Planning, Making Your Money Last, iPad, iPad Mini & iPhone Advanced Essentials, Yoga Flow for Every Body, Social Security: Your Questions Answered , Basics of Training for Running, 65 Years Young, What Medicare Means to You, Books vs Nooks, Jewelry Creations with Beads, Boost your Health – Fun with Energy, Treating and Preventing the 4 main causes of Plantar Fasciitis, Mac & iMac Essentials for first time Mac users, Household Budgeting, Loving Your Way Through Divorce, Media Relations for Office Managers, How to Run Your Best Race, Fused Glass Pendants, Amazing Origami, Aging Safely At Home, Excel Intro for Windows PCs, Voice Coaches, Marketing for Artists, Auto Upkeep – Learn About Your Car, How to Make your Own Exotic Hot Sauces, Aromatherapy 101, Chickens in Your Backyard, Create a Birthday Box Card, Medicare Basics, Strategic Attraction Plan for Idea Job, Creating your Ideal Life, Standard English, Develop the Gratitude Habit, Natural History of DOG Street , Basic Bicycle Maintenance, Mah Jongg Magic, Adventures in Sailing, Stand Up Paddle Boarding, How to Reduce Low Back Pain, Cinco de Mayo Cooking Party, Beer Appreciation, Mozzarella 101, Great Homemade Strawberry Jam

Register for courses here

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