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Continuing Class

Conversational English - NEW
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.

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+).
 
 
Continuing Class

Digital Photography - NEW
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 (Beginning) ages 7 to adult
New class starting up March 6th, 2014

Thursdays 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Cost: $10.00 for museum members/$20.00 for non-museum members for total 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!
 
 
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Conversational Spanish

New Class Starting March 20th to May 8th, 2014

Thursdays, 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 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.

 
Continuing Class
 
Tai Chi 3 Advanced Wednesday Class

10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Cost: $10.00 for museum members/$20.00 for non-museum members for total 6 week session. If you have been taking classes, now is the time to renew.
 
 
Continuing Class
 
Tai Chi Saturday Classes

Tai Chi 1 and 2 from 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.; Tai Chi 3 from 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. 

Cost: $10.00 for museum members/$20.00 for non-museum members for total 8 week session. If you have been taking classes, now is the time to renew.
Learn the graceful art and relaxation of Tai Chi.
 
 
Continuing Class
 
Traditional Belly Dancing Class

Thursdays 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Cost: $10.00 for museum members/$20.00 for non-museum members for total 8 week session. If you have been taking classes, now is the time to renew.
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 starting at 9 years of age. Mother/daughter teams are welcome! The class is held in a secluded classroom that is not open to the public.

 
Saturday, March 8, 2014 Event

Celebrate International Women’s Day with a Tribal Café

12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

FREE
A special Belly Dance performance by Sonia Flores “The Snake Charmer” and her daughter Seneé “The Belly Dancer” with a special guest, followed by a showing of Belly Dance movie. Free henna, coffee and pastries will be provided during the event.

 
Saturday, March 29, 2014 Event

Kidspalooza

11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

FREE ADMISSION
  • Enjoy free admission to all exhibitions, including: “People of the Sun” – 9 am-5 pm
  • Meet Mandy the Mule, mascot of the El Paso Museum of History and take pictures with her - 11 am-4 pm
  • Participate in hands-on, interactive take-home activities. Create your own animal masks and puppets - 11 am-4 pm
  • Ham radio- Recreate and experience this interesting and fun way of communication- 11 am-4 pm   
  • Face painting, live princess and balloon animals- 11 am-4 pm   
  • Celebrate Magic in History! Magician “The Amazing Adrian” will present 2 shows with fun tricks – 11:30 am and 1 pm
  • Other free activities and entertainment during the day
 
Tuesday, April 22, 2014 Event

Earth Day Workshop: Healthy Eating and Going Green! - with Jacqueline Cordova from the Green Ingredient Eatery

4:00 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Learn how to eat well and help the planet by following simple steps and go green! 
Healthy finger foods will be provided. This workshop is FREE and 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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