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CLASS REGISTRATION AND CANCELLATION POLICY

Registration
Full payment for fee-based classes is required for registration.  The El Paso Museum of History does not hold spaces for later payment.  Enrollment is on a first-come, first-served basis. Register early to prevent class cancellation due to low enrollment. Unless otherwise requested, enrollment constitutes agreement for all museum photography of class participation for future use by the El Paso Museum of History.

Cancellation
The El Paso Museum of History reserves the right to cancel a class when the required minimum enrollment is not met. If a class is cancelled, students will be notified before the class starts and receive a refund if they registered in advance.
   
 
Continuing Class

Yoga
Starting Date September 6th to October 25th, 2014

Saturdays, 9-10 a.m.
Cost: $10.00 for museum members/$20.00 for non-museum members for 8 week session.

Learn the Hindu spiritual and ascetic discipline, including breath control, simple meditation, and the adoption of specific bodily postures. Yoga is widely practiced for health and relaxation. Taught by instructor Chris Borunda. Class is for adults women and men.
 
 
Continuing Class

Digital Photography Fundamentals
September 4th to October 23rd, 2014

Thursdays, 6-7:30 p.m.
Cost: $10.00 for museum members/$20.00 for non-museum members for 8 week session.

Learn eight different photography fundamentals: *Landscape *Photojournalism *Portrait *Telling Story *Events *Slow Shutter *Macro *Food. Please bring your own digital camera and have knowledge on how to use your camera. Taught by Professional Photographer Heriberto Ibarra. Class is bilingual for adults and children (9+).
 
 
Continuing Class

Flamenco Dance
September 4th to October 23rd, 2014

Thursdays 6-7 p.m.
Cost: $10.00 for museum members/$20.00 for non-museum members for 8 week session.

This is a 1-hour class introducing the student to the beauty, discipline and fun of flamenco! Basic footwork, arm and hand technique, literacy, palmas, culture and compas will be covered. Basic flamenco dance technique will be incorporated into a simple choreography. Wear comfortable clothes and hard soled and heeled shoes (no open toes). Taught by principle flamenco soloist Linda Gallegos of ¡Gallegos y Baile Flamenco! This class is open to adults and children (9+).
 
 
Continuing Class

Conversational Spanish
September 4th to October 23rd, 2014

Thursdays, 6-7 p.m.
Cost: $10.00 for museum members/$20.00 for non-museum members for 8 week session.

Hola Que tal? Bienvenidos! This is a Spanish conversation course for beginners or Spanish speakers of all levels, taught by Professor Tom Wilson. Emphasis will be on basic day to day communication, greetings, practical social situations and business and family interactions. There is a textbook for this course, but it is meant as a guide only. The overall goal of the course is to increase Spanish fluency and gain confidence in speaking Spanish. Nos vemos! Adults and children (9+) are welcome.

 
Thursday, October 9, 2014 Event

El Paso Museum of History - History Happy Hour!
Germany

6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

$6 Admission, Get your tickets in advance!
Free for El Paso Museum of History Members 
(bring membership card), RSVP Required

The event will have a presentation given by German natives, will have traditional dancers from the Air Force German Schuhplattler, music, traditional food and a cash bar.

Bring your friends to a museum-style happy hour! While you're here, grab a drink at the cash bar, enjoy beats from a local music group and satisfy your hunger with delicious food. 

Must be 21 years or over to purchase and consume alcoholic beverages. 

The El Paso Museum of History is open until 9 p.m. on Thursdays. 

510 N. Santa Fe St. El Paso, Texas 79901. 915-351-3588.

 
Saturday, October 11, 2014 Event

Chalk the Block- Community Mosaic Craft
11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Free Admission

Join us for the fun activity of creating a colorful mosaic at the museum, Show your artist skills and chalk something interesting.

 
Thursday, October 16, 2014 Event

National Latino AIDS Awareness Day
6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Free Admission

Free AIDS and HIV testing.

 
Saturday, October 18, 2014 Lecture

Delirant Isti Romani!! (These Romans are Crazy!!) - The Roman World in the Adventures of Asterix the Gaul given by Sebastian Ribas-Normand.
2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Free Lecture

The Adventures of Asterix the Gaul is a Comic Book in the Franco-Belgian (Comical/Satirical) tradition created by Albert Uderzo (drawings) and René Goscinny (scripts). The first volume was published in 1959. As of 2013, 38 volumes have been released. The series follows the exploits of a village of indomitable Gauls around the year 50 B.C. as they resist Roman occupation by the mighty Julius Caesar. They do so by means of a magic potion, brewed by their druid called Getafix, which gives the recipient superhuman strength.The protagonist, the titular character Asterix, along with his friend Obelix has various adventures. Many of the stories have them travel to foreign countries, though others are set in and around their village. The lecture will focus on the Roman Military, Architecture, Art and Lifestyle elements that are present throughout the Comic Books.

 
Thursday, October 23, 2014 Event

El Paso Fashion Week
6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

$10 Admission
Runway, cocktail, finger foods, music and entertainment.
 
 
Thursday, October 25, through November 9, 2014 Event

Altares de Muertos (Altars) and Calaveritas (Halloween Poems) Community Exhibit

Free Admission

 
Saturday, October 25, 2014 Lecture

The Evolution of Military Tactics from Ancient Rome to Present Day given by John Hamilton.
2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Free Lecture

This lecture will cover the evolution of warfare over the centuries including the evolution of technology as well as the progression to combined arms warfare. To be sure, warfare is ugly, but to ensure peace we must study warfare to understand its demands, why wars start, and how they are ended. As the military historian and tactician Sir Basil Liddell-Hart said, "History is a catalogue of mistakes. It is our duty to profit by them."

 
Thursday, October 30, 2014 Event

Spooky Weekend at the Museum
5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Candy, Treasure Hunt, Crafts, Kids and Adult Halloween Contest
$2 Admission Kids (2+) and Adults
Free for Museum Members
Prizes by Albertsons and Famous Dave’s

 
Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014 Event

Spooky Weekend at the Museum
1:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

1:00 - 3:00 p.m. Memory Box Workshop by Maria Natividad
3:00 - 4:30 p.m. Dia de Los Muertos Crafts Workshop presented by Michaels
$2 Admission Kids (2+) and Adults
Free for Museum Members 



For information and to reserve a seat, please call 915-351-3588. Schedule of events is subject to change, please contact the museum if you have any questions.

   
 

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