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Community education courses offered at Livingston Center

Contact: Constance Woods


     HAMMOND – Southeastern Louisiana University’s Livingston Parish Community Education Program will offer spring courses April 17-May 24 at the Livingston Literacy and Technology Center in Walker.

     Courses being offered at the center, a joint project of Southeastern and the Livingston Parish School Board located at 9261 Florida Blvd. (US 190), include:

     April 17-May 22, “Beginning Upholstery” (ART002), Tuesdays, 7-9 p.m., room 154. Taught by Sandra Pace, the course is designed for beginning and intermediate students and is limited to 20 participants. Students will learn upholstery basics, techniques and preparation to work with fabric, vinyl and canvas. Techniques presented in class can be accomplished on a household sewing machine.

     Cost is $65 plus with an additional $20 for materials. Students must purchase basic upholstery tools, available from the instructor. Participants must bring their own project (limited to a maximum of four feet, no leatherwork) and material.

     April 19-May 24, “Still Life Drawing” (ART001), Thursdays, 6:30-8:30 p.m., room 105. The course offered by Darryl D. Alello is designed for beginning and intermediate students and is limited to 30 participants. Students will learn to create a still life drawing by observation using fundamental drawing techniques and appropriate materials. Cost: $70 plus $7 for cost of materials.

     April 19-May 24, “Success and You” (SH001), Thursdays, 6:30-8:30 p.m., room 106. Liz Reno will teach students how to create a life plan to increase their personal and career success. Students will explore personal development, create specific goals, learn time management and financial budgeting techniques, and practice experiential learning.

     The course is limited to 25 students at a cost of $75.

     For more information on the Livingston Community Education Program, contact Joan Gunter at (225) 665-3303.

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