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HOME:713 Do-It-Yourself Ceramic Tiling10/21-10/21  

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 $19.50.

  • Registration Code= 201525 70187
  • Meeting Dates= 10/21-10/21
  • Meeting Days= W
  • Meeting Times= 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Location= Flo Valley - Engineering Bldg 158
  • Instructor= CE Org Staff
  • Fees= $ 25.00
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314-984-7777
 
  Do-It-Yourself Ceramic Tiling09/08-09/08  

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 $19.50.

  • Registration Code= 201525 70020
  • Meeting Dates= 09/08-09/08
  • Meeting Days= T
  • Meeting Times= 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Location= Kirkwood Sr. High School SA 2
  • Instructor= CE Org Staff
  • Fees= $ 25.00
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314-984-7777
 
  Do-It-Yourself Drywalling11/11-11/11  

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 $19.50.

  • Registration Code= 201525 70191
  • Meeting Dates= 11/11-11/11
  • Meeting Days= W
  • Meeting Times= 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Location= Flo Valley - Engineering Bldg 158
  • Instructor= CE Org Staff
  • Fees= $ 25.00
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314-984-7777
 
  Do-It-Yourself Painting10/06-10/06  

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 $19.50.

  • Registration Code= 201525 70185
  • Meeting Dates= 10/06-10/06
  • Meeting Days= T
  • Meeting Times= 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Location= Kirkwood Sr. High School SA 2
  • Instructor= CE Org Staff
  • Fees= $ 25.00
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314-984-7777
 
  Fearless Home Repair: Electrical10/28-10/28  

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 $19.50.

  • Registration Code= 201525 70189
  • Meeting Dates= 10/28-10/28
  • Meeting Days= W
  • Meeting Times= 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Location= Flo Valley - Engineering Bldg 158
  • Instructor= CE Org Staff
  • Fees= $ 25.00
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314-984-7777
 
  Fearless Home Repair: Electrical09/15-09/15  

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 $19.50.

  • Registration Code= 201525 70182
  • Meeting Dates= 09/15-09/15
  • Meeting Days= T
  • Meeting Times= 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Location= Kirkwood Sr. High School SA 2
  • Instructor= CE Org Staff
  • Fees= $ 25.00
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314-984-7777
 
  Fearless Home Repair: Simple Plumbing Repairs for Kitchens & Bathrooms10/14-10/14  

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. If your toilet runs, your drains are slow or 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 $19.50.

  • Registration Code= 201525 70186
  • Meeting Dates= 10/14-10/14
  • Meeting Days= W
  • Meeting Times= 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Location= Flo Valley - Engineering Bldg 158
  • Instructor= CE Org Staff
  • Fees= $ 25.00
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314-984-7777
 
  Fearless Home Repair: Simple Plumbing Repairs for Kitchens & Bathrooms09/22-09/22  

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 $19.50.

  • Registration Code= 201525 70183
  • Meeting Dates= 09/22-09/22
  • Meeting Days= T
  • Meeting Times= 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Location= Kirkwood Sr. High School SA 2
  • Instructor= CE Org Staff
  • Fees= $ 25.00
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314-984-7777
 
  How to Use Power Tools11/04-11/04  

Power tools help us perform difficult tasks with less effort and greater accuracy than most of us could accomplish without them. However, in order to use them effectively and without injury, you must know how to operate them correctly and safely. In this class, our home repair expert will demonstrate the operation of several common power tools, including: corded and cordless drill, dremel, reciprocating saw, miter saw and circle saw. If you have a small power tool you'd like to know more about, bring it to class and our instructor may select it for a demonstration. Join us and bring your questions. Cost for adults 60 and over $19.50.

  • Registration Code= 201525 70190
  • Meeting Dates= 11/04-11/04
  • Meeting Days= W
  • Meeting Times= 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Location= FV - Ctr Workforce Innovation 120
  • Instructor= CE Org Staff
  • Fees= $ 25.00
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314-984-7777
 
  How to Work with a Contractor09/29-09/29  

For some home repair projects, you may want to hire a contractor. Come find out from our home repair specialist what you need to know to get that right. There are so many factors that influence your decisions: Is the job primarily repair, remodeling or new construction? Do you need a specialized contractor or general contractor and where do subcontractors fit into the picture? What's your timeline, budget, who's responsible for the materials and determines the logistics of the project? Don't forget the paperwork, and oh yes: the clean-up! Join us and bring your questions. Cost for adults 60 and over $19.50.

  • Registration Code= 201525 70184
  • Meeting Dates= 09/29-09/29
  • Meeting Days= T
  • Meeting Times= 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Location= Kirkwood Sr. High School SA 2
  • Instructor= CE Org Staff
  • Fees= $ 25.00
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314-984-7777
 
HOME:765 Thinking of Going Solar?10/07-10/07  

How do you know if your house is a good candidate for going solar? How do you choose a system and an installer? What are the costs and what are the benefits? This workshop is designed to give homeowners the tools and information they need to make an informed decision. Cost for adults 60 and over $9.50.

  • Registration Code= 201525 70773
  • Meeting Dates= 10/07-10/07
  • Meeting Days= W
  • Meeting Times= 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
  • Location= FV - Ctr Workforce Innovation 136
  • Instructor=  STAFF
  • Fees= $ 19.00
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314-984-7777