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600F19 Writing Your Memoir


with Rosann Ferris

Calendar Nov 16, 2019 at 10 am

Life in Iran during the 1970’s, before and during the revolution, led “Persian Knots” author Rosann Ferris to write her memoir of the upheaval time. She will share her knowledge and experience of the entire memoir writing process and assist participants who want to begin writing their own memoir during this workshop.

Rosann Ferris is a double undergraduate degree and a graduate degree holder. She has worked in the field of Engineering and Real Estate. Her years spent in Iran as a young college graduate led her to record her experiences in her very personal memoir, Persian Knots. She shares her writing journey to inspire others to capture their own impactful moments of time. She is a member of the Pacific Northwest Writers Association and Wordherders.

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601F19 Beginning Guitar
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601F19 Beginning Guitar


with Ben Edwards

Calendar Sep 16, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 8 weeks

If playing the guitar is a new passion or a long-desired goal, this class is for you. Participants will learn to read music, play basic songs and understand proper finger placement. The relaxed and comfortable setting of this class will enable you to enjoy learning to play the guitar. Bring an acoustic guitar. Ages 14+

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602F19 Sign Language - Beginning


with Patty Guerrero

Calendar Sep 24, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 8 weeks

Study how to make your hands talk and have fun doing it. This class introduces the fundamental elements of American Sign Language (ASL) within a cultural context. Emphasis is placed on the development of basic expressive and receptive skills. No previous sign language knowledge required.

Patty Guerrero has been instructing ASL classes for several years. She is a valued member of the deaf community and strives to educate those who desire to learn to communicate with their hands.

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603F19 Spanish - Beginning


with Rosie Rivera

Calendar Sep 19, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 8 weeks

An introduction to the Spanish language including basic conversational skills, correct pronunciation, reading, writing, and grammar. Participants will practice speaking and listening intensively with an emphasis on basic conversational Spanish. No class on Oct. 31

Rosie Rivera was born and raised in Mexico City. She came to the USA in 1994 with no English speaking abilities. Hard work, and a great passion to succeed, she went to college and earned a degree in Early Childhood Education, received her paralegal certification and is now a certified Spanish interpreter. She is passionate about learning and sharing the opportunity with others.

Full Course

604F19 Voice-Overs: Now Is Your Time


with Lisa Foster

Calendar Sep 26, 2019 at 6:30 pm

Discover the process used by voice-over artists in their work from an experienced performer. Participants can participate in script reading exercises and record a practice demo if they choose. The instructor will share her personal experiences as a well-known voice-over artist and provide information about the business side of using your speaking voice for commercials, films and videos.

Lisa Foster is a successful voice-over artist with Such A Voice. Her credits include Crest Toothpaste, Olay products, and Café Appassionato.

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