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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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April 2018

Home Buying 101: A Class for First Time Home Buyers

$10
April 26 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Room 12, 2791 24th Street
Sacramento, CA 95818 United States
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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…

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Woodland Terrarium Workshop

$30
April 28 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Room 11, 2791 24th Street
Sacramento, CA 95818 United States
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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…

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May 2018

Mother’s Day High Tea

$45
May 13 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Curtis Hall, 2791 24th Street
Sacramento, CA 95818 United States
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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 Shucks! This class is full! Contact Katie to be added to the wait list. 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 …

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Let’s Dance: Salsa

$25
May 20 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Studio 3, 2791 24th Street
sacramento, CA 95818 United States
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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. Shucks! This class is full! Try our Cha Cha class next month or email Katie to be added to the wait list. Salsa - not the dip with chips! - is one of the most popular styles of social dance today which you can…

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Watercolor Workshop: Cactus & Succulents

$35
May 23 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Room 11, 2791 24th Street
Sacramento, CA 95818 United States
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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…

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June 2018

Continuing Spanish

$100
June 7 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Room 12, 2791 24th Street
Sacramento, CA 95818 United States
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Converse with more than 400 million Spanish speakers world wide and travel in over 21 foreign countries with ease! THURSDAYS, June 7- July 19 (Skipping July 5th) 6-7:20 p.m. in Room 12 Fee: $100 All students need to purchase this Spanish workbook for class. (it’s good for all levels of Spanish taught through the Learnery) REGISTER HERE The next in the series, this class continues with the basics towards conversation, including more tenses & irregular verbs.  Great for those with some Spanish…

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Watercolor Sky Workshop

$40
June 20 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Room 11, 2791 24th Street
Sacramento, CA 95818 United States
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Watercolor Wednesdays with Tonja Wilcox– practice your skills & make cool art! Wednesday, June 20th 6:00 -8:00 p.m. in Room 11 Fees: $40 with Watercolor Artist Tonja Wilcox Advanced registration required; attendance is limited to 15. REGISTER HERE The sky is the limit! Learning to paint watercolor skies allows you to set any mood for your landscape or seascape. Whether it’s a clear, sunny sky or a stormy night, the sky can play a supporting role or be the major star of…

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Midsummer Afternoon Tea

$40
June 23 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Garden Room, 2791 24th Street
Sacramento, CA 95818 United States
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Cool off with deliciously refreshing blends of ice tea in this festive Scandinavian tea event! Saturday, June 23rd  1:00 – 3:00 p.m. in the Garden Room  Fee: $40/person Advanced registration required; space is limited. Registration deadline: Thursday, June 22nd, 1:00pm.  REGISTER NOW Midsummer is a public holiday in many Scandinavian countries. In deference to Sacramento’s warm summers, we’re focusing on iced tea for this delightful mid-summer tea event.  In this lighter-fare afternoon tea, learn how to make various blended iced…

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Let’s Dance: Cha Cha

$25
June 24 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Studio 3, 2791 24th Street
sacramento, CA 95818 United States
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A great opportunity to learn and refine your social dance skills in a fun, friendly, and exciting environment! Sunday, June 24th 2:00 – 3:30 p.m. in Studio 3 Fee: $25/couple Advanced registration required; space is limited. REGISTER HERE The Cha Cha (or Cha Cha Cha, depending on who you talk to!) is a fun and sassy Latin dance that became popular in America during the 1950s. It has roots in Cuban beats and rhythms these days is often danced to…

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July 2018

Drawing 101- Art for Beginners

$80
July 3 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Sierra Art Parlor, 2791 24th Street 95818 United States + Google Map

Put pencil to paper while you learn the fundamentals of drawing! *This class start date was postponed to July 3rd and registration is still open. Join now!* Tuesdays, July 3rd - August 21st 6:00-7:30 p.m. in the Sierra Art Parlor Fee: $80/person With Instructor & Fun-maker Cate Schmiedt Advanced registration required; attendance limited to 10 students. REGISTER HERE Drawing 101 is back by popular demand! This class is 8 weeks long with 1.5 hours of instruction & projects followed by…

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Home Buying 101: A Class for First Time Home Buyers

$10
July 12 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Room 9, 2791 24th Street
Sacramento, CA 95818 United States
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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, July 12th 6:30-8:30 p.m. in Room 9 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…

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Etiquette Tea for Grandma & Me

$15 – $50
July 15 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Garden Room, 2791 24th Street
Sacramento, CA 95818 United States
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Kids! Bring your family to this fun children's tea where you'll learn fancy manners! Sunday, July 15th 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. in the Garden Room  Fees: $50 - for 1 adult & 1 child; $40 - additional adult; $15 - additional child Advanced registration required; space is limited. Registration deadline: Thursday, July 12th REGISTER NOW The Novel Tea invites grandmothers, grandfathers, mothers, fathers, or any other adults who think it's time for an introduction to proper table etiquette to come to…

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