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Cook, craft, quilt - the Adult Course options are endless. Classes are available to local adults of all ages (unless otherwise specified). Johnston Community Education also offers online courses through UGotClass. For more information, visit

Featured Courses

  • Acrylic Painting Workshop

    Try out acrylic paint without the investment of supplies. Participants will learn acrylic painting techniques while being guided through a painting process by experienced instructor Kathy E. Esch. All materials are provided and each participant will have a project to take home! Each workshop is a stand-alone class. Attend either or both! Instructor: Kathy Esch Instructor Bio: Kathy E. Esch, BFA, CA, has been teaching Community Education classes for 24 years. A skilled sign painter of 18 years and commercial artist, she turned to fine art and art education. Skilled in drawing pet portraits, painting with watercolor, acrylic and oil paints, favoring the natural world, especially trees.
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    Low Water Gardens

    Course Description: Learn how to design a garden with low water needs that will reduce the maintenance required and add resilience to the landscape. Learn important considerations when planning a garden and selecting plants with low water needs, and watering practices that make the most of available resources. Logistics: No prior knowledge or experience necessary - all are welcome! Instructor Bio: Course will be taught by Dana Vander Werff, Master Gardener