Shepherd’s Center of Pine Bluff announces spring session of classes


The Shepherd’s Center of Pine Bluff recently released its spring 2013 session of classes.

Classes will be held each Wednesday beginning March 6 through April 24 from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at Lakeside United Methodist Church, 15th Avenue and Olive Street. The registration fee $10.

Classes will include:

• Computer Course — Phil McBee will teach a computer class at Arkansas River Education Service Cooperative, 912 W. Sixth Ave . This class will meet on Thursday instead of Wednesday.

• Line Dancing – Juanita Thompkins, instructor

• Art Workshop – Includes instruction by Barbara Owen-pastel, March 6; Dell Gorman-watercolor, March 13; Pat Sheffield-acrylic, March 20; Glenda Mullikin-acrylic, March 27; Marcia White-mixed medium, April 3; Linda Lewis-acrylic, April 10; Mary Earl Smith-watercolor, April 17; Vickie Coleman-acrylic, April 24

• Needle Work — Knitting, crochet and other methods of needle work taught by Barbara Fry and others

• Canasta – Join Nancy Paschal to learn and play this relaxing card game.

• Photography – Mike Adam, professional photographer will lead this class again this session.

• Tai Chi and Sumba classes led by South Central Center on Aging

• Explore the Bible – Rev. David Fleming Sr., pastor of First United Methodist Church will lead a study of the bible.

• Bird Watching – Led by Delos McCauley

• Learning to Communicate in Public – Join members of the Pine Bluff Toastmasters Club to learn how to ease the fear of speaking in public.

• Learn to play Marjohn — Alpha Hopkins, four classes in April only.

This and That classes will include miscellaneous arts and crafts classes. A different class will be held each week, led by the White Hall and Grace Willing Workers Extension Homemakers clubs. Classes will include jewelry-making with Vi Daniels, cooking with Zelda Hoaglan, a garden tour, plant swaps and more.

For more information, contact Bettye Johnson at 870-535-8037.