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Continuing Class

Conversational English – NEW CLASS
New class starting up April 24th to June 12th, 2014

Thursdays, 7:30-8:50 p.m.
Cost: $10.00 for museum members/$20.00 for non-museum members for 8 week session.

Hey there! What's up? Welcome! This is an English conversation course for beginners or English 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 English fluency and gain confidence in speaking English. See you there! Class is open to adults and children (9+).
 
 
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Digital Photography – NEW CLASS
New class starting up April 24th to June 12th, 2014

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

In this class, you will learn first 10 rules of composition in order to create your own hypermodernist form of visual expression with a variety of elements, backgrounds and perspectives. Class will be taught by bilingual professional photographer Heriberto Ibarra. Please bring your own digital camera. You will be able to display your photos on the 3-D Digital Wall at the Museum of History when it opens. Class is open to adults and children (9+).
 
 
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Flamenco Dance- NEW STARTING DATE
Class starting up May 1st to June 19th, 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 (7+).
 
 
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Conversational Spanish- NEW STARTING DATE
Class starting up May 15th to July 3rd, 2014

Thursdays, 6-7:30 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 (8+) are welcome.

 
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Tai Chi- NEW STARTING DATES
Saturdays-May 3rd to June 28th, 2014 (No class on May 24th due to Memorial Day weekend):
Tai Chi 3 Advanced: 10- 11 a.m. 
Tai Chi 1 and 2: 11 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Cost: $10.00 for museum members/$20.00 for non-museum members for 8 week session.
 
Learn the graceful ancient art and relaxation of Tai Chi. Tai chi has both physical and mental benefits. If done regularly, it improves muscle tone, flexibility, balance, and coordination. Many older people find that it boosts their energy, stamina, and agility, sharpens their reflexes, and gives an overall sense of well-being. The calming and meditative aspects of tai chi allow many to experience its ability to relieve stress. Some claim tai chi to be a healing therapy, and it is often used to support other treatments for chronic conditions; arthritis, fibromyalgia, and digestive disorders.
 
 
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Belly Dance- NEW STARTING DATE
Class starting up May 29th to July 17th, 2014


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

Taught by Sonia Flores and her daughter Seneé, this is your opportunity to learn the fundamentals of an ancient art. Wear your sweats since this is not about looking pretty. Belly dancing is wonderful exercise and gives you whole body movement. The class is open to all ages and children (9+). Mother/daughter teams are welcome! The class is held in a secluded classroom that is not open to the public.
 
Saturday, May 17, 2014 Event

Celebrating International Museum Day with Polo Real

3:00 p.m.- 9:00  p.m.

Location: Rancho Santa Maria Polo Club, 8201 Luciano Rd., Anthony, TX.

The El Paso Museum of History is charged with curating our past and tracking our evolution as a community. To merge the organization with a fitting benefit is truly a privilege. It is with great pleasure that we invite you to be part of an event that will benefit the museum’s Foundation, and simultaneously recognize this year’s honorees, Paul and Alejandra Foster. Mr. and Mrs. Foster are dynamically making history and shaping the future of our region. 

POLO REAL will include two exhibition matches, dinner, music, dance, and more.

• Gates Open, 3:00 p.m.
• Presentation of Colors/Invocation, 4:00 p.m.
• Welcome Comments and Recognition of Honored Guests, 4:30 p.m.
• 2 Chukker Exhibition Match, Dinner Served, 5:00 p.m.
• 4 Chukker Polo Real Match, 5:30 p.m.
• Champagne Divot Stomp, 6:00 p.m.
• Trophy Presentation immediately after the Match
• Dance until 9:00 p.m.

For information and prices, call Liz Uribe-Sinclair (915) 850-5448.


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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