Join Jodi Spickler, Feng Shui Practitioner and Accredited Staging Professional for this great class based on the author Peter Walsh's book "It's All Too Much." Focus will be on the Master Bedroom, Family and Living Rooms, and Kitchen.
Fee: $15 Registration Fee: $8ANE-269-G1 | Th 6:00PM- 8:00PM | 01/23/14-01/23/14 | J. Spickler | VM-4 | Check Availability and Register 
Have you ever wanted to learn about the history and architecture of your house or a building that interests you? Have you ever wondered how to place a building on the National Register? Christine Toms will guide you through the process of reading deeds, wills, census records, city directories, and other reference tools to research the history of your property. Whether you are interested in area history, researching the lore of your own home or the potential purchase or selling of property, this course will help you gain the basic research tools for success.
Fee: $80 Senior Adult Fee: $50 Registration Fee: $8HOM-002-H | S 9:00AM-12:00PM | 02/01/14-02/22/14 | C. Toms | VM-2 | Check Availability and Register 
Trees, shrubs, and flowers are not always chosen and planted with maintenance considerations in mind. Creating a low maintenance, vigorous home landscape is easy when you learn steps to save time, pesticides, and money. Learn what to do with inferior, overgrown, pest-prone, or high maintenance plants. Learn to select the appropriate "cultivar", particularly those that are pest-resistant. Learn which native plants perform best in our area based upon specific climatic requirements. Cultural steps to improve plant health while reducing pest attack will also be covered, as well as time-saving landscape maintenance and design tips.
Fee: $45 Senior Adult Fee: $35 Registration Fee: $8HOM-019-M | T 6:30PM- 9:00PM | 03/25/14-04/01/14 | D. Smith-Fiola | CPB-232 | Check Availability and Register 
Take your great home remodeling or design ideas to a new level! This series of interior design workshops focuses on window treatments, bathroom and kitchen remodeling, and developing your own designing style. Purchase the whole series or pick out the individual focus that will make your dreams a reality. (The address for the Showroom is 114-116 N. Potomac for your GPS device.)
Fee: $55 Registration Fee: $8HOM-047-H1 | M 6:30PM- 8:30PM | 02/17/14-03/10/14 | V. Hrabal | OHI-SHOW | Check Availability and Register 
Let Vickie Hrabal walk you through the world of interior design! What is your style? How do you tell someone what you are looking for? This class will help you define your own unique design style. You will be able to shop or speak to a designer with confidence. Information in this course applies to any room in the house. Topics to be discussed are: formal or casual, high maintenance or low, French Country or Louis XVI, Modern, Arts & Crafts, Retro, Vintage and others.
Fee: $15 Registration Fee: $8HOM-048-H1 | M 6:30PM- 8:30PM | 02/17/14-02/17/14 | V. Hrabal | OHI-SHOW | Check Availability and Register 
This course will explore the options for dressing your windows relating to function and appearance. Topics discussed: blinds verses shades, controlling the weather from the inside, fabric treatments, hardware, problem windows, how to measure, and building your look on a budget.
Fee: $15 Registration Fee: $8HOM-049-H1 | M 6:30PM- 8:30PM | 02/24/14-02/24/14 | V. Hrabal | OHI-SHOW | Check Availability and Register 
What is involved in remodeling a bathroom and kitchen? Are you ready for a quick change or thinking of a full room remodeling? Whether doing it yourself or talking with a professional, this class will help you to start your plans off right! Topics include: cabinetry, plumbing, lighting, tile, color schemes, countertops and timetables.
Fee: $30 Registration Fee: $8HOM-050-M1 | M 6:30PM- 8:30PM | 03/03/14-03/10/14 | V. Hrabal | OHI-SHOW | Check Availability and Register 
Join professional horticultural specialist Deborah Smith-Fiola for this new course. The top 25 trees, shrubs, and perennials that are best suited for our area will be the focus based upon her 25 years of experience. Specific cultivars that perform well in our dry summers and clay soils will be supported, along with cultural and pest considerations when selecting the best trees and shrubs for your landscape (site, shape, size, bloom color and bloom time and growth rate). Low maintenance, pest resistant plants will be highlighted.
Fee: $15 Registration Fee: $8HOM-057-M1 | Th 6:30PM- 8:30PM | 03/06/14-03/06/14 | D. Smith-Fiola | CPB-213 | Check Availability and Register 
Join floral designer and historic garden specialist Denny Warrenfeltz for this wonderful class that will bring together your creative senses! The many layers of floral arrangement will be explored in this insightful class. We will begin with several sessions focusing on decorating your home with beautiful florals to brighten every room in the winter season, as well as an exploration of arranging silk flowers for a lasting impression. The closing sessions will focus on the spring season ahead, creating lasting arrangements that will surely please your guests and family. Bring your friends and give yourself a treat! You deserve it! Supplies to be discussed during the first session and may be purchased from instructor. Cost dependent upon your choice of materials. This course will not meet on 3/10/14 due to Spring Break.
Fee: $85 Senior Adult Fee: $51 Registration Fee: $8PDV-795-G1 | M 6:30PM- 8:30PM | 01/27/14-03/31/14 | D. Warrenfeltz | ATC-211 | Check Availability and Register