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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

  • Johnston Alumni Association Donation/Purchase

    Once a Dragon, Forever a Dragon The Johnston Alumni Association is committed to growing and maintaining the relationships between JCSD alumni and the school district. It also aims to build school pride among alumni and the community. Donations to the Johnston Alumni Association are used in one of two ways: To provide a $500 scholarship awarded annually to a graduating JCSD student who is the child of JCSD alumni To support Johnston Alumni Association events and outreach The Johnston Alumni Association is operated by the Community Education Department of the Johnston Community School District. It is not an independent 501(c)3 not for profit organization and donations are not tax deductible. You have a couple of different options to make a donation: Option 1: Select one of the predetermined donation amounts Option 2: If you would like to donate a different amount, please contact the Johnston Community Education office to set up a custom amount 515-278-0552 Thank you and Go Dragons!
  • Acrylic Painting Exploration

    Course Description Try out acrylic paint without the investment of supplies! Participants will paint an acrylic painting each day to take home. Instructor will guide participants through the acrylic painting process, keeping it simple and fun using beautiful colors. Logistics All materials provided. Instructor: Kathy Esch 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.