Spring 2018 brings a host of new and interesting RappU courses as well as the return of some of our most popular ones. Courses fill up quickly, so check out the list below and get ready to register online beginning on Thursday, March 1, at 7 a.m. and ending on Monday, March 19.
Start and end dates will vary depending upon the number of sessions. You can see the full class descriptions once registration begins. Classes are one to nine sessions in length, and cost between $15 and $60. You can register online or else print out the registration form and mail it in with a check or your credit card information.
A sampling of our NEW COURSES:
Curious about Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency? Will our credit cards and cash one day become obsolete? Learn the basics of digital currencies and blockchain technology with this timely course. (P.S. This course won’t delve deeply into computer technology. All levels welcome).
Sufi Mystics and their relevance today, including how the U.S. Army is using their teachings to fight militant Islamists. Taught by John Kiser.
Just in time for spring: design your own Floral and Foliage table arrangements. Work with seasonally available flowers and plants to create beautiful tablescapes with Jen Perrot.
SPECIAL NOTE: enrollment is limited, early registration is recommended as classes may fill up quickly.
Your fellow Rappahannockans are teaching these classes during the Spring 2018 semester:
|Class Title||Name of Instructor|
|A Roadmap to Estate Planning||Katherine Charapich|
|An Introduction to Fly-Fishing||Roger Flinchum|
|Art of Walking Cancelled||Jon Henry|
|Beginner Golf Instruction||Tom Johnson|
|Birding for Beginners FULL||Ralph Bates|
|Bridge for Beginners||Tammy Gill|
|Chair Yoga FULL||Miranda Hope|
|Chess: The Basics and Beyond NEW||Tac Tacelosky|
|Crypto-Assets, Bitcoin, and Blockchain:
Speculative Bubble or Radical Transformation FULL
|Floral and Foliage Tablescape Workshop NEW||Jen Perrot|
|Hearing – Why You’re Losing It, How to Deal With It Cancelled||Bruce Sloane|
|How a Sufi Mystic Can Make a Difference in Today’s World:
Why the U.S. Army Cares NEW
|Intermediate Bridge NEW||Bet Jones|
|Intermediate Fly-Fishing||Roger Flinchum|
|Intermediate Quilting NEW||Charlotte Laing|
|Learn to Knit FULL||Rebecca Abecassis|
|Lettering in Stone NEW FULL||Pete Bracken|
|Living Wreath Workshop NEW||Jen Perrot|
|Microsoft Word for Writers NEW||Michael McLeod|
|Not So Common Sense Tips for Dog Lovers/Owners Cancelled||Madeleine Prince|
|Railroads, Real and Model||Phil Irwin|
|Rappahannock County and the Civil War||John Tole|
|Rappahannock Real Estate: Gold Mine or Fool’s Gold? Cancelled||Beroza / Paull|
|Real Estate: A Tricky Business NEW||Lee Simon|
|Storytelling for the Fun of It||Peter Hornbostel|
|Study of Woodland Plants NEW||Bruce Jones|
|The Saudis: Their History, Culture, Current Issues, and Future Challenges NEW||Tim Nolan|
|Think like a Chef FULL
|Two Political Perspectives on Four National Issues NEW||Brooks / Regnery|
|Women Writing Appalachia: Exile, Return, and Sense of Place NEW||Denise Horton|
|Writing Fiction||Michael McLeod|
Board of Directors: Matthew Black, Kathy Grove, Debbie Keyser, John Lesinski, Rick Lessard, Doug Schiffman, Suzanne Schiffman, Ken Thompson RappU is an IRS-approved 501c3 non-profit organization committed to lifelong learning and workforce training in Rappahannock County, Virginia.