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MOVE: "K/1: Little Kicks" Soccer
Instructor: Richmond Kickers Pro Coaches

Kindergarten and first grade soccer players will learn the ins and outs of the game with the Richmond Kickers pro coaches. Each participant will receive a T-shirt and a Kicker’s Pro-Pass. Come dressed for the weather, classes will be held rain or shine. Bring a small snack and a water bottle.

Grades K - 1
Wednesdays, 2:15 - 3:15 p.m.
September 24 - November 12
$95 (Minimum of 10 and maximum of 12)

GROW: Sabot at Stony Point's Community Garden Project
Instructors: Pippin Barnett and Kerry Mills

Thanks to the generosity of the Parents’ Association and a Garden Grant from Sneed’s Nursery, we have created a community growing garden at Sabot. Kerry Mills, Pippin Barnett, and community experts lead the effort. Together with the children and their families, we will continue to lay more beds, grow seedlings, build cold frames, work the soil and compost, and tend the worm beds. We will plant, tend, harvest, and care for the food we grow. There is no charge to participate in this class, however registration is required. You need not attend every session, please register for the days you are available.

All ages (Children and Families)
Wednesdays, 2:00 – 3:30 p.m.
September 24 - November 19
No Charge - Registration is required.

EXPLORE: James River Walk
Instructor: Kerry Mills

The James River is a local treasure. We will explore the river at the children’s pace, approaching it as environmentalists, artists, writers, ecologists and biologists. Bring a water bottle and snack. Dress for the weather and wear shoes that can get wet and are good for walking. Parents of participants provide transportation to the river.

All Ages
Friday, 3:00 – 5:00 p.m.
September 26
$20 per family per excursion (each family group must include at least one adult)
(Minimum of 4 and maximum of 8)

CREATE: Harvest Paintings
Instructor: Terry Burton

Inspired by the sights and scenes of fall, students will explore color theory and sketch their ideas onto a canvas to paint. They will learn techniques of mixing colors to capture just the right mood and lighting for these seasonally inspired acrylic paintings.

Grades K - 5
Thursdays, 3:00 – 4:30 p.m.
October 2, 9, 16, 23
$75 (Minimum of 3 and maximum of 6)

MOVE: Field Hockey Skills Clinic
Instructor: Ellen Nicholas - a Sabot Preschool alum from way back

Dating back to the Middle Ages, Field Hockey or grass hockey is a very popular sport. Students will learn and practice the ins and outs of field hockey in this skills based clinic. Focusing on the rules and techniques of the game, as well as practicing dribbling and goal shots. Each player should bring his/her own field hockey stick. The length of the stick is based on the player's height. Bring a water bottle and small snack.

Grades 4 - 8
Thursdays, 3:00 – 4:30 p.m.
October 2 - 30
$75 (Minimum of 4 and maximum of 10)

ACT OUT: Shakespeare Drama Class
Instructor: Bard Unbound, Cynde Liffick

Join Cynde Liffick, co-founder of Richmond Shakespeare, for a program that unlocks all the best of the Bard. Participants will produce an abbreviated version of one of Shakespeare’s plays to be performed for family and friends at the last session of the class. An introduction to basic theatre techniques such as enunciation, focus, cooperation, vocal projection, and character acting will be part of each session. Students will also learn how to speak and understand the Shakespeare text, with fun facts about the Bard thrown in.

Grades 2 - 5
Tuesdays, 3:00 – 4:30 p.m.
October 7 - November 18 (no class on October 14)
$120 (Minimum of 10 and maximum of 15)

EXPLORE: The Science of Zoology
Instructor: Science Through the Eyes of a Child

Invertebrate study - Students will get closer than ever to invertebrates found in our local creeks, ponds, rivers and lakes. These typically unseen critters will be explored on a big screen monitor through digital microscopy. Students will also be involved in simple dissection of marine organisms such as clams and squid.

Grades 2 – 5
Wednesdays, 2:00 – 3:00
October 15 - November 19
$100 (Minimum of 5 and maximum of 10)

BUILD: Building with Pippin
Instructor: Pippin Barnett

Pippin offers a building workshop where participants will build things that do something. Guided by Pippin, children will use tools and a variety of materials. Kerry Mills will assist. Bring a snack and water bottle.

Grades K - 5
Friday, 3:00 - 4:30 p.m.
October 17
$35 (Minimum of 4 and maximum of 8)

EXCURSIONS: Art Museum Excursion for Families
Instructor: Kerry Mills

Join Kerry, art historian, for a fun-filled, informative tour through the museum. We will explore, discuss and sketch the art we encounter. We will meet at VMFA in the lobby.

All Ages
Friday, 3:00 – 5:00 p.m.
October 24
$20 per family (each family group must include at least one adult)
Minimum of 3 families and maximum of 10

GAMES: Chess
Instructor: Wes Kaufman and Matt Rho

Chess is the most played game in the world. All ages enjoy the challenge of a good game of chess. Join dads, Matt Rho and Wes Kaufmann, for fun in this chess club. New and experienced players are welcome. We will learn together.

Grades 1 – 5
Mondays, 3:00 – 4:00 p.m.
November 3 - December 15 (no class on December 1)
No Charge - Registration is required. (Minimum of 4 and maximum of 14)

CREATE: Lantern Making for InLight Richmond
Instructor: Kerry Mills

1708 Gallery’s InLight Richmond art installation focusing on light will take place on November 21st, in and around Monroe Park at VCU. The evening features a community lantern parade. In this workshop children will make paper lanterns to carry in the parade. You may sign up even if you cannot attend the parade on the 21st. Please bring a lunch and water bottle.

Grades K – 8
Friday, 3:00 – 4:30
November 7
$30 (Minimum of 5 and maximum of 8)

PLAY: Ukulele Group Class
Instructor: Uke 'n' Roll

Ukulele has become one of the most popular instruments, lately, to learn to play. Uke "n" Roll, recently featured in USA Today, provides a fun environment to try out the ukulele and explore the musical concepts of rhythm, time, and improvisation. They provide the ukulele and music in this sampler class.

Grades 1 – 5
Fridays, 3:00 – 4:00 p.m.
November 14, 21, December 5, 12
$90 (Minimum of 3 and maximum of 10)

STITCH IT UP: Felt Stitchery
Instructor: Kerry Mills

Create beautiful things like bookmarks, small handbags, or puppets with gorgeous wool felt. Knowing how to sew is not a prerequisite for this workshop – we will teach you.

Grades K – 5
Thursday, 3:00 – 4:30 p.m.
December 11
$35 (Minimum of 4 and maximum of 8)

NOTE:
• If your child is not a Sabot student, click here for additional registration forms.
• Registration deadline is the Monday before the first day of class. Late registration may not be accommodated.
• Classes will not meet when school is not in session.
• Each class has a minimum & maximum capacity. If a class does not meet minimum participation by the registration deadline, it will be canceled and any fees paid will be refunded. Registrants will be notified of cancellation by the Monday before the first class.
• Fees are non-refundable unless Beyond the Classroom cancels a class.
• Space is reserved for a class once registration and payment are received.
• Classes may not be switched once registration is complete. Be sure to mark your calendar.
• Parents are expected to pick up children at the end of the class time. Please be prompt.