Calling all skill seekers and lifelong learners!
The Learnery at the Sierra 2 Center provides a variety of quality, local learning opportunities for people of all ages! Discover a new hobby, pursue passions, foster creative talent, or become an expert on an interesting topic with our educational enrichment classes taught by area experts. Our offerings range from the arts to technology, and culinary courses to professional development.
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Is home ownership a dream of yours? Why not make it a goal and start planning how to make it a reality! The best way to start is gaining important home buying knowledge and gaining confidence to explore your options! Thursday, April 26th 6:30-8:30 p.m. in Room 12 Fee: $10/person Advanced Registration Required. REGISTER NOW Join local real estate expert Leanna Halldorf and mortgage lender Mark DiMercurio for an in-depth look at first-time home buying. Attendees will start with a…More Information
Take on the terrarium trend with Tufarock Design! Saturday. April 28th 3:00-4:30 p.m. Room 11 at Sierra 2 Center Fee: $30/ person Advanced Registration Required; Attendance is limited to 15 students. REGISTER HERE Terrariums: beautiful and trendy mini-ecosystems that are great displaying and growing plants indoors! Join us for a fun workshop that features a terrarium planting project. All materials are included! Join Joe Triglia from Tufarock Design as he explains the best plants to use and how to care…More Information
Take great videos on the go with this smartphone class! Saturday, May 5th 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. in Room 12 Fee: $35 plus $10 materials fee ($45 total) Advanced Registration Required; Attendance is limited. REGISTER HERE What if you had the power right in your own hands to create fun, smart, and effective visuals anytime, anywhere? If you use a smartphone, you already do! Being able to get great videos on the go will open up a new world…More Information
A delightful (and delicious) tea experience to celebrate the mothers in your life! Sunday, May 13th 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. in Curtis Hall Fees: $45/person Advanced registration required; attendance is limited. with local tea sommelier Ellen Ogle-Arden REGISTER HERE Join The Novel Tea for a traditional Mother's Day High Tea. Learn about the history of afternoon tea in the United States, the difference between afternoon tea and high tea, and how tea became a special occasion tradition. Celebrate the…More Information
Create a stunning succulent display in a beautiful rustic cedar container! Saturday, May 19th 3:00-4:30 p.m. Room 11 at Sierra 2 Center Fee: $35/ person Advanced Registration Required; Attendance is limited to 15 students. REGISTER HERE Participants will plant a whimsical succulent garden in a provided cedar wood planter. Succulent care instructions will be discussed in detail. All materials provided! SUCCULENTS Succulents are a group of plants that store their water in their leaves, which tend to be thick and…More Information
A great opportunity to learn and refine your social dance skills in a fun, friendly, and exciting environment! Sunday, May 20 2:00 – 3:30 p.m. in Studio 3 Fee: $25/couple Advanced registration required; space is limited. REGISTER NOW Salsa - not the dip with chips! - is one of the most popular styles of social dance today which you can dance with a partner, on your own, or as a group. Salsa as we know it is a very recent…More Information
Watercolor Wednesdays with Tonja Wilcox-- practice your skills & make cool art! Wednesday, May 23rd 6:00 -8:00 p.m. in Room 11 Fees: $35 with Watercolor Artist Tonja Wilcox Advanced registration required; attendance is limited. REGISTER HERE Succulents and cactus are very trendy-- especially for artists! Come explore this fun and whimsical style of painting with local artist Tonja Wilcox. Tonja will teach you how to create a couple types of succulent & cacti, and then guide you through a finished…More Information
Sew you want to make an apron?! Saturdays, May 26 & June 2 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. in the Sierra Art Parlor Fee: $60 All materials included Advanced registration required; attendance is limited. REGISTER HERE Join Cate the Funmaker for Sewing 101! Come learn about sewing machines and how to sew a straight seam! You will learn how to thread a machine, wind a bobbin, measure fabric, and sew a simple but cute apron! These skills will get you…More Information