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Citizenship Class
March 12, 2018 to
April 30, 2018
Mondays
7:00PM to 8:30PM

Instructor: Gloria Harman

Mondays, March 12 – April 30, 2018   7:00pm -8:30pm

Adult

Need help learning about American Government and history to pass the US Citizenship Exam? We can help! Join our 8 week citizenship classes. Students participating in these classes should be able to understand and speak English. 
Fee: Free (Registration Required)




Activity Number: SP18ELL6

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Darkness to Light: Stewards of Children
Fee: $25.00
April 18, 2018 to
May 9, 2018
Wednesday
6:30PM to 9:00PM

Instructor: Yolanda Zellars

Wednesdays, April 18 – May 9, 2018   6:30pm – 9:00pm

Adult

Stewards of Children is an evidence-informed approach that empowers adults to prevent child sexual abuse. SOC believes that every child has the right to a happy, healthy, and safe childhood. Protecting children is an adult responsibility. This training is a prevention program for adults that increases knowledge, improves attitudes, and changes child-protective behaviors.

Childcare: Available (Must Pre-Register)

Activity Number: SP18ELL12

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Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University Classes
January 4, 2018 to
March 1, 2018
Thursdays
7:00PM to 9:00PM
Sawmill Campus
Instructor: Kyle Mielke

Thursdays, January 4 – March 1, 2018   7:00pm-9:00pm

Adult

**Childcare is provided.**

Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University (FPU) is a comprehensive 9-week class series on personal finances. This class helps you understand, and follow Jesus & Biblical financial wisdom to gain control of your money, beat debt, increase generosity, and build wealth. Cost for the materials is $100.00 including shipping. Childcare may be available for the entire class at an affordable rate. Get and stay out of debt! Save and build your financial resources. Develop a cash flow plan and maximize money through smart buying. Relate healthily with spouse over money matters. Majority of couples report this class has significantly improved their marriage. Lay a foundation for responsibly purchasing a home so you can invest for retirement and college expenses. Develop a life of generosity, apply biblical wisdom and enjoy less stress! CHILDCARE AVAILABLE for ages 1-12 for those who register for childcare in advance of first class (for entire 9 week class: $45 for 1 child / $90 for 2 or more children)

Please pre-register at:https://fpu.com/1053212



Activity Number: SPS185

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Digital Photography 101
Fee: $50.00
March 12, 2018 to
April 30, 2018
Mondays
7:00PM to 8:00PM
Session 2
Instructor: Sam Fahmi

Mondays, March 12 – April 30, 2018   7:00pm -8:00pm

Adult & Kids: 12 – 18 Years Old

In this class, we will look at digital photography from the ground up. We will learn how the camera works, relative terms, camera functions, how to choose the right camera for you, and much more. Photo assignments and a contest with prizes will also take place. So, if you want to learn about your camera and improve your photography skills, join us as we explore the art and technology. Remember to bring your own camera to class; even if it’s just a point and shoot model. Cellphone cameras are not to be used for this class. **Please NOTE: This is a progressive eight week class so first class is required because the basics will only be covered on March 12, 2018. **




Activity Number: SP18E1

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Digital Photography 101
Fee: $50.00
January 22, 2018 to
February 26, 2018
Mondays
7:00PM to 8:00PM
Session 1
Instructor: Sam Fahmi

Mondays, January 22 ~ February 26, 2018   7:00pm -8:00pm

Adult & Kids: 12 – 18 Years Old

In this class, we will look at digital photography from the ground up. We will learn how the camera works, relative terms, camera functions, how to choose the right camera for you, and much more. Photo assignments and a contest with prizes will also take place. So, if you want to learn about your camera and improve your photography skills, join us as we explore the art and technology. Remember to bring your own camera to class; even if it’s just a point and shoot model. Cellphone cameras are not to be used for this class. **Please NOTE: This is a progressive eight week class so first class is required because the basics will only be covered on January 22, 2018. **




Activity Number: SP18E1B

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Home Buyer Education Workshop
April 14, 2018 to
April 14, 2018
Saturday
9:00AM to 12:00PM
One Day Seminar
Instructor: Tom Schuler

Saturday, April 14, 2018   9:00am – 12:00pm

Adult

Improved Home Buyer Education that will focus on having a home buyer team including a Realtor, Mortgage loan officer and home inspector. Each student will go online to learn their credit score and how that affects their ability to get a mortgage. You will learn, even if you are a first time home buyer, if you qualify to receive thousands of dollars for down payment assistance. We will discuss how to negotiate in the seller's market. Also, how home ownership is an important part of being part of a stable community and how it builds long term wealth. This is a fast-paced, fun class that will answer all of your questions about home purchasing. (Free Seminar)




Activity Number: SP18ELL18

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Improve Your Writing and Grammar Quickly!
Fee: $20.00
March 13, 2018 to
March 13, 2018
Tuesday
6:00PM to 9:00PM
Session 1
Instructor: Ron Mead

Tuesday, March 13, 2018   6:00pm – 9:00pm

Adult

Improve your writing and grammar quickly! Is your poor grammar and writing holding you back? If so, this one-session class (offered 5 separate times) may be for you! In this lively, fun, and relaxed class, you will learn how to overcome the most common errors without fear. One participant commented, “I learned more in this class than years spent in school.” For over 30 years, Ron has instructed writing classes for colleges and companies. Fee includes the book, A Concise Grammar Book for Those Who Hate Grammar. It contains a proven approach for improving grammar and writing quickly. Please pre-register so we can know how many books to order. For more info, contact Ron, meadtraining@gmail.com.



Activity Number: SP18ELL15

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Improve Your Writing and Grammar Quickly!
Fee: $20.00
March 27, 2018 to
March 27, 2018
Tuesday
6:00PM to 9:00PM
Session 2
Instructor: Ron Mead

Tuesday, March 27, 2018   6:00pm – 9:00pm

Adult

Improve your writing and grammar quickly! Is your poor grammar and writing holding you back? If so, this one-session class (offered 5 separate times) may be for you! In this lively, fun, and relaxed class, you will learn how to overcome the most common errors without fear. One participant commented, “I learned more in this class than years spent in school.” For over 30 years, Ron has instructed writing classes for colleges and companies. Fee includes the book, A Concise Grammar Book for Those Who Hate Grammar. It contains a proven approach for improving grammar and writing quickly. Please pre-register so we can know how many books to order. For more info, contact Ron, meadtraining@gmail.com.



Activity Number: SP18ELL15

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Improve Your Writing and Grammar Quickly!
Fee: $20.00
April 10, 2018 to
April 10, 2018
Tuesday
6:00PM to 9:00PM
Session 3
Instructor: Ron Mead

Tuesday, April 10, 2018   6:00pm – 9:00pm

Adult

Improve your writing and grammar quickly! Is your poor grammar and writing holding you back? If so, this one-session class (offered 5 separate times) may be for you! In this lively, fun, and relaxed class, you will learn how to overcome the most common errors without fear. One participant commented, “I learned more in this class than years spent in school.” For over 30 years, Ron has instructed writing classes for colleges and companies. Fee includes the book, A Concise Grammar Book for Those Who Hate Grammar. It contains a proven approach for improving grammar and writing quickly. Please pre-register so we can know how many books to order. For more info, contact Ron, meadtraining@gmail.com.



Activity Number: SP18ELL16

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Improve Your Writing and Grammar Quickly!
Fee: $20.00
May 8, 2018 to
May 8, 2018
Tuesday
6:00PM to 9:00PM
Session 5
Instructor: Ron Mead

Tuesday, May 8, 2018   6:00pm – 9:00pm

Adult

Improve your writing and grammar quickly! Is your poor grammar and writing holding you back? If so, this one-session class (offered 5 separate times) may be for you! In this lively, fun, and relaxed class, you will learn how to overcome the most common errors without fear. One participant commented, “I learned more in this class than years spent in school.” For over 30 years, Ron has instructed writing classes for colleges and companies. Fee includes the book, A Concise Grammar Book for Those Who Hate Grammar. It contains a proven approach for improving grammar and writing quickly. Please pre-register so we can know how many books to order. For more info, contact Ron, meadtraining@gmail.com.



Activity Number: SP18ELL18

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Improve Your Writing and Grammar Quickly!
Fee: $20.00
April 24, 2018 to
April 24, 2018
Tuesday
6:00PM to 9:00PM
Session 4
Instructor: Ron Mead

Tuesday, April 24, 2018   6:00pm – 9:00pm

Adult

Improve your writing and grammar quickly! Is your poor grammar and writing holding you back? If so, this one-session class (offered 5 separate times) may be for you! In this lively, fun, and relaxed class, you will learn how to overcome the most common errors without fear. One participant commented, “I learned more in this class than years spent in school.” For over 30 years, Ron has instructed writing classes for colleges and companies. Fee includes the book, A Concise Grammar Book for Those Who Hate Grammar. It contains a proven approach for improving grammar and writing quickly. Please pre-register so we can know how many books to order. For more info, contact Ron, meadtraining@gmail.com.



Activity Number: SP18ELL17

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Intermediate Creative Non-Fiction Writing
Fee: $10.00
March 13, 2018 to
April 3, 2018
Tuesdays & Thursdays
12:30PM to 1:30PM

Instructor: Lizz Birkhoff

This class is geared toward those who were interested in writing creative non-fiction in the introductory course. This class will do a more focused look at creative non-fiction writing, specifically, on the different types of essays that fall under the CNF umbrella. This class is hightly dependent on the workshop aspect of the course, so attendance for all sessions is important. Fee covers course reading booklet.


Activity Number: SP18ICNF1

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Intermediate Fiction Writing
Fee: $10.00
April 10, 2018 to
May 3, 2018
Tuesdays & Thursdays
12:30 to 1:30

Instructor: Lizz Birkhoff

This class is geared toward those who were interested in writing fiction in the introductory course. This class will do a more focused look at fiction writing, spending time on each aspect of a successful short story in great detail. This class is highly dependent on the workshop aspect of the course, so attendance for all sessions is important. Fee covers course reading booklet.


Activity Number: SP18IFW1

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Introduction to Creative Writing
Fee: $10.00
February 6, 2018 to
March 1, 2018
Tuesdays & Thursdays
12:30PM to 1:30PM
Session 1
Instructor: Lizz Birkhoff

Have you ever been interested in writing short stories or personal essays? This is the class for you! In this eight-week course, we will be reading pieces of short literature and writing our own. This class is highly dependent on the workshop aspect of the course, so attendance for all sessions is important. Fee covers course reading booklet.

Activity Number: SP18ECW1

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Learn Microsoft Excel 2016
Fee: $5.00
February 17, 2018 to
February 24, 2018
Saturdays
10:00AM to 12:00PM

Instructor: Nita Gladson

Saturdays, February 17 & February 24, 2018   10:00am – 12:00pm

Adult

Excel is one of the most powerful tools to manage and analyze data. This course consists of 2 sessions dedicated to teach Excel concepts from beginner to advanced level in a way that is both easy and enjoyable. Instructions will include how to enter data, use formulas and functions and create tables and charts. The content of this class requires a basic understanding of computers.
Fee: $5 (Per Class)




Activity Number: SP18LL1

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Make Your Message Your Masterpiece
Fee: $25.00
January 24, 2018 to
January 24, 2018
Wednesday
6:30PM to 8:00PM

Instructor: Nicolya Grigsby-Williams

Wednesday, January 24, 2018   6:30pm – 8:00pm

Adult

Do you have a desire to become an author? Does it feel impossible to find time in your already busy schedule to write a book? Have you been wanting to write a book, but have no clue where or how to get started? Does it feel like the dream of writing a book will always be just that; a dream? I have good news to share. You're in the right place. Imagine, what would it feel like to become a bestselling author? What would it feel like to hold your own book in your hand? I have news for you..... THIS IS ALL POSSIBLE! In this course, I will teach you the nine basic steps needed to write and publish your own book.




Activity Number: SP18ELL9

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Make Your Message Your Masterpiece
Fee: $25.00
March 24, 2018 to
March 24, 2018
Saturday
9:30AM to 11:00AM

Instructor: Nicolya Grigsby-Williams

Saturday, March 24, 2018   9:30am – 11:00am

Adult

Do you have a desire to become an author? Does it feel impossible to find time in your already busy schedule to write a book? Have you been wanting to write a book, but have no clue where or how to get started? Does it feel like the dream of writing a book will always be just that; a dream? I have good news to share. You're in the right place. Imagine, what would it feel like to become a bestselling author? What would it feel like to hold your own book in your hand? I have news for you..... THIS IS ALL POSSIBLE! In this course, I will teach you the nine basic steps needed to write and publish your own book.




Activity Number: SP18ELL10

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Maxwell Speaker Club
January 22, 2018 to
May 7, 2018
Mondays
6:30PM to 8:00PM

Instructor: Eric J. Watts

Mondays, January 22 – May 7, 2018   6:30pm -8:00pm

Adult

Do you want to become a better speaker or overcome your fear of public speaking? We can help you! Join our speakers club for weekly training, live speaking critiques, world-wide competitions and more! Participating in the Maxwell Speakers Club is the next best thing to being trained by John Maxwell himself. Each week, we will watch and extract lessons from John’s live presentations and speeches. Your facilitator, Eric J. Watts will guide you through practical exercises to help you master your communication and become a better speaker. You will experience the same quality instruction used by John and Speaker Trainer, Roddy Galbraith, to train speakers all over the world through the John Maxwell Team. Join the club and become a better speaker today!

Monthly membership and annual membership rates are available and must be paid directly through Eric J. Watts to the John Maxwell Team. For more information or to register, visit wordtalkproductions.com. Join at any time! Registration is required.
Fee: Free (Registration Required)



Activity Number: SP18ELL13

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Nutrition at La Vina
March 13, 2018 to
May 1, 2018
Tuesdays
7:00PM to 8:30PM

Instructor: Nora Hesse

Tuesdays, March 13 – May 1, 2018   7:00pm -8:30pm

Adult

Coma Bien. Mantangase Activo. Taller de Nutricion en La Vina (en Espanol) Centro Communitario 6000 Cooper Road, Westerville, OH, 43081; Martes: 6:00pm to 7:00pm. Empieza Marzo 13, 2018 a Mayo 1, 2018. Gratis Favor de Registrarse en: Facebook (OSUnora) o 614.866.6900 ext. 233. EFNEP taller de nutricion le ayudara: elegir alimentos saludables y lograrlo con un presupuesto limitado. Ud recibira Material educativeo, incentivos para poner enpractica sus objetivos, y un certificado de OSU Ven a probar recetas sabrosas y nutrituvas! Para mas informacion Illame a: Nora Hesse, hesse.1@osu.edu. EFNEP nutrition workshop to help you: make healthy food choices, manage food dollars, understand food labels, keep foods safe, choose nutritious snacks, and balance a healthy diet with physical activity. You will receive class materials, incentives, recipes, and certificate of completion. For more info, contact Nora, hesse.1@osu.edu.
Fee: Free (Registration Required)




Activity Number: SP18E7

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Senior Navigation Roundtable
March 17, 2018 to
March 17, 2018
Saturday
10:00AM to 12:00PM

Instructor: Hal & Brenda Merz

Saturday, March 17, 2018   10:00am – 12:00pm

Adult

Bring your questions on various senior-related topics to this Roundtable discussion. A panel of experts on various areas will answer your questions on topics such as Medicare, planning for retirement, senior housing, downsizing, etc. This is a great opportunity for fellowship and comparing notes with others. We will post more information on the specific topics that the experts will cover, closer to the date. A similar Roundtable is planned for Saturday, May 6, 2018, and there may be additional topics at this date. Come and let us help you navigate your options.
Fee: Free




Activity Number: SP18ELL14

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Senior Navigation Roundtable
May 5, 2018 to
May 5, 2018
Saturday
10:00AM to 12:00PM

Instructor: Hal & Brenda Merz

Saturday, May 5, 2018   10:00am – 12:00pm

Adult

Bring your questions on various senior-related topics to this Roundtable discussion. A panel of experts on various areas will answer your questions on topics such as Medicare, planning for retirement, senior housing, downsizing, etc. This is a great opportunity for fellowship and comparing notes with others. We will post more information on the specific topics that the experts will cover, closer to the date. A similar Roundtable is planned for Saturday, May 6, 2018, and there may be additional topics at this date. Come and let us help you navigate your options.
Fee: Free




Activity Number: SP18ELL14

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VCC After School K-5
September 1, 2018 to
May 30, 2019
Mon, Tues, Wed, Thurs, & Fridays
3:00PM to 6:00PM
Information
Instructor: Nikki Mills

Monday-Friday, 3-6pm

VCC After School K-5 works toward the goal of developing students of character.  This holistic program offers social emotional development, academic enrichment, homework support, physical recreation, and experiences with STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics).  Youth will engage in service projects, student led learning initiatives, and learn early social skills essential for growth and development. 

***The program is full for the 2018-2018 school year; registration for next year will open in early July 2018.

Registration & Contact Information
VCC After School K-5/Summer
Nikki Mills, Program Manager, of VCC K-5
Email:
vcck5@vineyardcolumbus.org

Lizz Birkhoff, Administrative Assistant
Phone: 614.259.5251



Activity Number: VCC1

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VCC Middle & High School
September 1, 2018 to
May 30, 2019
Mon, Tues, Wed, Thurs, Fridays
3:00PM to 6:00PM
Information
Instructor: Kevin Gilmore

Monday-Friday, 3-6pm, 2018-2019 School Year
Summer Program (Grades 6-9) and Summer Employment Program (Grades 10-12)

VCC MS/HS After School Program is building experiences and exposure for our youth. We cover a range of experiences that will help support and develop life readiness skills, career/service learning exploration & workforce readiness, college & post-high exploration, and academic enrichment along with individualized academic support.  Youth will also engage in leadership opportunities, mentoring development, identity and relationship capacity building through our holistic life readiness program. Parents will also have leadership opportunities to serve, be a voice, and continued support for development of the youth.

Registration & Contact Information

Kevin Gilmore, Program Manager of VCC MS/HS
Email:
VCCMSHS@vineyardcolumbus.org
Nann Horn, Administrative Assistant/Lead Facilitator (STEAM Advisor)
Phone: 614.259.5507




Activity Number: VCCMH1

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FACILITY HOURS

THE VINEYARD CHILDHOOD CENTER:

Monday-Friday, 7am-6pm

ALL OTHER VCC PROGRAMS AND SERVICES:

Monday-Friday, 8am-9pm
Saturday, 9am-2pm
Sunday Event Dependant

CHURCH SERVICE:

Times & Locations

PHONE NUMBER:

614.259.5500
Email

PLAYGROUND

MONDAY-FRIDAY:

6pm-8:00pm

SATURDAY:

9am-1pm

RULES:

All children must have a parent or guardian with them at all times while using the playground. Playground climbing/sliding equipment is for use only by children ages 4 - 11.

Call to verify availability: 614.259.5238

LOCATION

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Vineyard Community Center
6000 Cooper Rd.
Westerville, OH 43081
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