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HOME:713 Do-It-Yourself Ceramic Tiling10/28-10/28  

* * * Make-up date: Oct 28 (was 9/30)* * * Come learn how to repair, re-grout, or install new ceramic tile and grout on floors and walls in your home. Distinguish between the different sizes of tile and why each are used in certain places. You'll learn how to design, layout, prepare, cut, and install ceramic tile and grout. See the tools you'll need and watch a demonstration of how and why to use them. Cost for adults 60 and over $16.00.

  • Registration Code= 201425 70611
  • Meeting Dates= 10/28-10/28
  • Meeting Days= T
  • Meeting Times= 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Location= Kirkwood Sr. High School SA 2
  • Instructor= CE Org Staff
  • Fees= $ 19.00
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314-984-7777
 
  Do-It-Yourself Drywalling10/07-10/07  

Our experienced handyperson will show you how to measure, cut, and hang drywall. You'll learn how to prep the room prior to installing the 2x4 framing, including proper layout. Instruction will include cut-to-size with minimal drywall seams and cut out for electric boxes. Also learn how to apply seam tape (both paper tape and self-stick mesh tape) and mud (joint compound). If you have a drywall project in your future, get to this class before getting started. Cost for adults 60 and over $16.00.

  • Registration Code= 201425 70612
  • Meeting Dates= 10/07-10/07
  • Meeting Days= T
  • Meeting Times= 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Location= Kirkwood Sr. High School SA 2
  • Instructor= CE Org Staff
  • Fees= $ 19.00
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314-984-7777
 
  Do-It-Yourself Painting09/17-09/17  

* * * CLASS WITHDRAWN * * * Of course you can paint, but can you paint like a pro? Learn how to prepare surfaces - what to use and what not to use. We'll tell you if and what you need to prime with primer vs. stain blockers. Our instructor will talk about techniques for texturing to make your patches not look like a patch. You can make your paint brush do the work - sounds simple but we'll explain how that makes the job easier. And of course, finishing the job: ways to keep clean-up easy and/or quick. Cost for adults 60 and over $16.00.

  • Registration Code= 201425 70606
  • Meeting Dates= 09/17-09/17
  • Meeting Days= W
  • Meeting Times= 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Location= Continuing Ed Cancelled CE-WD
  • Instructor= CE Org Staff
  • Fees= $ 19.00
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314-984-7777
 
  Fearless Home Repair: 5 Repairs Every Homeowner Should Know09/24-09/24  

Would you like to be able to do some simple home repairs yourself? There are some household repairs and tasks you can do without using special tools. Come learn to locate utility shut offs, re-light a pilot light, fix a faucet, replace a furnace filter and replace electrical outlets and switches. Performing these few tasks yourself can save you a lot of money! Cost for adults 60 and over $16.00.

  • Registration Code= 201425 70610
  • Meeting Dates= 09/24-09/24
  • Meeting Days= W
  • Meeting Times= 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Location= Flo Valley - Student Center PDR-B
  • Instructor= CE Org Staff
  • Fees= $ 19.00
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314-984-7777
 
  Fearless Home Repair: Electrical10/14-10/14  

When something needs fixing who do you call? Fix it yourself and save time, money and hassle! A variety of simple home repairs will be presented with a "hands-on" focus. We'll talk about electricity and safety, most people's #1 concern. If you need a new light fixture, wall switch or outlet, this class will guide you. We'll talk about other small electrical problems and the difference between aluminum and copper wiring and how to work with both. We'll look at how-to, when-to and when it's safer NOT-to. You won't need to fear performing your own simple DIY electrical repairs or have to pay someone else do it for you after this class. Cost for adults 60 and over $16.00.

  • Registration Code= 201425 70600
  • Meeting Dates= 10/14-10/14
  • Meeting Days= T
  • Meeting Times= 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Location= Kirkwood Sr. High School SA 2
  • Instructor= CE Org Staff
  • Fees= $ 19.00
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314-984-7777
 
  Fearless Home Repair: Electrical10/29-10/29  

When something needs fixing who do you call? Fix it yourself and save time, money and hassle! A variety of simple home repairs will be presented with a "hands-on" focus. We'll talk about electricity and safety, most people's #1 concern. If you need a new light fixture, wall switch or outlet, this course is for you! We'll talk about other small electrical problems and the difference between aluminum and copper wiring and how to work with both. We'll look at how-to, when-to and when it's safer NOT-to. You won't need to fear performing your own simple DIY electrical repairs or have to pay someone else do it for you after this class. Cost for adults 60 and over $16.00.

  • Registration Code= 201425 70614
  • Meeting Dates= 10/29-10/29
  • Meeting Days= W
  • Meeting Times= 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Location= Flo Valley - Student Center PDR-B
  • Instructor= CE Org Staff
  • Fees= $ 19.00
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314-984-7777
 
  Fearless Home Repair: Simple Plumbing Repairs for Kitchens & Bathrooms11/05-11/05  

When something needs fixing who do you call? Fix it yourself and save time, money and hassle! A variety of simple home repairs will be presented with a "hands-on" focus. If your toilet runs, your drains are slow, you need a new faucet, this course is for you! We'll look at how-to, when-to and when it's better NOT-to. We'll cover common kitchen and bathroom plumbing problems that you can fix yourself, once you know how to do it! Cost for adults 60 and over $16.00.

  • Registration Code= 201425 70616
  • Meeting Dates= 11/05-11/05
  • Meeting Days= W
  • Meeting Times= 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Location= Flo Valley - Student Center PDR-B
  • Instructor= CE Org Staff
  • Fees= $ 19.00
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314-984-7777
 
  Fearless Home Repair: Simple Plumbing Repairs for Kitchens & Bathrooms10/22-10/22  

* * * NOTE: DATE CHANGE to Wednesday, Oct 22 (was Tues, Oct 21) * * * When something needs fixing who do you call? Fix it yourself and save time, money and hassle! A variety of simple home repairs will be presented with a "hands-on" focus. If your toilet runs, your drains are slow, you need a new faucet, this course is for you! We'll look at how-to, when-to and when it's better NOT-to. We'll cover common kitchen and bathroom plumbing problems that you can fix yourself, once you know how to do it! Cost for adults 60 and over $16.00.

  • Registration Code= 201425 70602
  • Meeting Dates= 10/22-10/22
  • Meeting Days= W
  • Meeting Times= 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Location= Kirkwood Sr. High School SA 2
  • Instructor= CE Org Staff
  • Fees= $ 19.00
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314-984-7777
 
  Homeowner's Checklist for Fall & Winter09/10-09/10  

* * * CLASS WITHDRAWN * * * Wouldn't it be great to have a checklist for seasonal maintenance tasks you should do around your house to help your residence make the transition from summer to winter? Our home repair expert has put that together for you and will guide you through exactly what to do, so you can rest assured that your home is ready-to-go when the colder weather kicks in. Cost for adults 60 and over $16.00.

  • Registration Code= 201425 70605
  • Meeting Dates= 09/10-09/10
  • Meeting Days= W
  • Meeting Times= 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Location= Continuing Ed Unassigned CE-UN
  • Instructor= CE Org Staff
  • Fees= $ 19.00
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314-984-7777