Adult Enrichment Classes

Dancing in Merriam
Twirl, Salsa, or Waltz your way to Dancing in Merriam! Whether you are a seasoned dancer or have two left feet, you will learn fundamental skills and techniques of a variety of dances to keep you and your dance partner dancing long after the class has ended. 
Instructor: Paul Frazier 

Getting to Know your Sewing Machine
Is your machine sitting in the back of a closet gathering dust? Are you intimidated just looking at it, but still want to learn to sew? Bring your sewing machine and all its accessories (power cord, manual, bobbins, presser feet etc.) to this workshop. Our patient and talented instructor will show you how to wind bobbins, thread the machine and more. You will get familiarized with the machine parts and the most useful stitches. We will sew a quick project together so you will leave feeling confident enough to sew on your own. Supply list available at time of registration.  
Instructor:  Jordan Gomez
1000 Grand Challenge/Basics of Investing
Does investing intimidate you? Do you feel clueless when conversations turn to the stock market? Have you procrastinated your investment plan? Hands on investing will teach you about the stock market, other investment alternatives and how to invest for success. An instructor will guide you through a series of investments that you will select and then track. You will experience everything from setting your investment decision making criteria to understanding ways to reduce your taxes and implement estate planning strategies. Each week you will learn more as you prepare for the real world of investing and plan for your future. 
Instructor:  Sheldon Rinkes
To Register online click the class you are interested in. You can also register by calling 913.322.5550, or in person at the Irene B. French Community Center (5701 Merriam Drive). Class refund policy.