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Deep in the Heart of Texas enjoy a fun “Evening in New Orleans” where you will learn to cook, learn to taste, learn New Orleans culture and learn to laugh - it’s all part of John DeMers truly entertaining New Orleans culinary/culture course. Taking place in Fredericksburg at Fischer & Weiser’s Culinary Adventure Cooking Classroom equipped with video for viewing your meals preparation. Hosted by the host of “Delicious Mischief” and author of over 50 books on travel, history, religion, food and wine.  

1 session

Instructor : Multiple Instructor :
 1.Jeff Anderson  2.John DeMers 

Weekly - Wed 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM (4/18/2018-4/18/2018)

Location : Das Peach House Location : 
  Das Peach House.

Room :  Culinary Classroom

Start date: 04/18/18

Tuition: $85.00



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Friedrich Ernst, known as the “Father of German Immigration,” wrote such glowing letters about his new home in Texas, that Germans began arriving in small groups. Then, twenty-one German nobleman began a poorly-planned immigration program that led thousands of settlers––many to their death––to the barren shore of Matagorda Bay. Some of the immigrants remained on the coast and began a community that grew into the thriving seaport of Indianola. The first wave that continued inland established New Braunfels in 1845 and then moved on the following year to begin Fredericksburg. German immigrants spread out across Texas coloring the landscape with handwork and success.  

1 session

Instructor : Multiple Instructor :
 1.Jeff Anderson  2.Myra Hargrave McIlvain 

Weekly - Thu 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM (4/12/2018-4/12/2018)

Location : Dietert Center Location : 
  Dietert Center.

Room :  Rm K

Start date: 04/12/18

Tuition: $20.00



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The archeology, both historic and prehistoric, of the Texas Hill Country is rich.  This course will portray descriptions of life ways of Native Americans in our region and how these changed through time.  The archeological periods used for Texas archeological time will be placed in context with these life ways. Stone tools and weapons utilized by the region’s Native Americans will also be discussed and real specimens displayed, as well as some discussion of ancient local sites. Learn from a teacher who has devoted much of his time to performing professional methods of archeological site work with private landowners.  

1 session

Instructor : Multiple Instructor :
 1.Jeff Anderson  2.Steve Stoutamire 

Weekly - Thu 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM (3/15/2018-3/15/2018)

Location : Dietert Center Location : 
  Dietert Center.

Room :  Rm. A/B

Start date: 03/15/18

Tuition: $20.00



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The condition of our Native Hill Country habitat matters to everyone, whether a rancher, a small landowner or a city dweller. Well-managed native habitat captures rainwater more efficiently, is better wildlife habitat, better livestock range, more sustainable and more beautiful than poorly managed land. The main problems landowners face are overgrazing, past and present, over-browsing, cedar encroachment, erosion and exotic plants and animals. Forces working against the conservation and preservation of the Hill Country include the loss of farm and ranch land to development, land fragmentation, projected population increase, and a population increasingly disconnected and disinterested in nature and natural areas. Learn from a Texas Master Naturalist what we can do about all of this?  

1 session

Instructor : Multiple Instructor :
 1.Jeff Anderson  2.Jim Stanley Ph. D. 

Weekly - Thu 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM (4/19/2018-4/19/2018)

Location : Dietert Center Location : 
  Dietert Center.

Room :  Rm. A/B

Start date: 04/19/18

Tuition: $20.00



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Very few (if any) places in the United States can claim a geological past as interesting as the area within the triangle of Kerrville to Llano to Austin.  This area has experienced it all!  Earthquakes, volcanoes, great mountain ranges, enormous seas and cave formation are geological processes that have left their evidence in this area if we only look around. This class will examine the geological history of the Hill Country by focusing on the uplift of the Edwards Plateau, the Enchanted Rock area, Longhorn Caverns and the Balcones Fault along with Pilot Knob, McKinney Falls, and the evidence left by the great Cretaceous Inland Seaway.  So, let’s all be geologists for a while and take a virtual field trip to study the great geology of this most interesting area!  

1 session

Instructor : Multiple Instructor :
 1.Jeff Anderson  2.Theron Sage 

Weekly - Tue 10:30 AM - 2:00 PM (3/6/2018-3/6/2018)

Location : Dietert Center Location : 
  Dietert Center.

Room :  The Grill

Start date: 03/06/18

Tuition: $35.00



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We live our everyday lives within a complex web of performances and texts, but we barely pay attention to these vernacular artifacts.  In fact, they are often invisible to us. These performances and texts are significant, nonetheless, because they tell us who we are, what we believe, and how we respond to the uncertainties of the world around us.  It is my hope that after attending this course, you can never look at everyday life the same way again.  Price includes lunch.  

1 session

Instructor : Multiple Instructor :
 1.Jeff Anderson  2.Charlie McCormick Ph.D. 

Weekly - Tue 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM (4/24/2018-4/24/2018)

Location : Schreiner Cailloux Student Center Location : 
  Schreiner Cailloux Student Center.

Room :  Student Center

Start date: 04/24/18

Tuition: $40.00



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You have that book written but now what. You could submit it to endless publishers and forfeit the rights to it. Or, you could go with a vanity publisher who is more than happy to print your book for a few thousand dollars and leave you with boxes of books to distribute. This course introduces you to a third option to actually see your book printed and available to the world on Amazon.com as well as available in electronic format for Kindle and it won’t cost you a dime? No contracts. No commitments. No huge deposits or orders of thousands of books. Sounds too good to be true? Yet it’s all possible now through the new technology of Print on Demand. You’ll be guided step-by-step through the process of using Amazon’s Print-on-Demand Service – CreateSpace. You’ll see how to do cover design and get your book listed and available to the world at no cost to you. It’s time you got that book out there for others to enjoy

1 session

Instructor : Multiple Instructor :
 1.Jeff Anderson  2.Richard Malm 

Weekly - Tue 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM (3/27/2018-3/27/2018)

Location : Dietert Center Location : 
  Dietert Center.

Room :  Rm. A/B

Start date: 03/27/18

Tuition: $20.00



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Radical Islam is the number one terror threat to the United States. The purpose of this course is to fully explore the nature of the enemy forces arrayed against us so that we can find better ways to confront them. The Director of Terrorism Law at St. Mary’s University will help us understand it is time to look radical Islam straight in the eye. Learn from an internationally recognized authority on national security law and regular contributor to FOX NEWS, MSNBC, CNN, BBC, New York Times, Washington Post, Wall Street Journal and USA Today.  

1 session

Instructor : Multiple Instructor :
 1.Jeff Anderson  2.Jeffery Addicott Lt. Col (US Army,ret) 

Weekly - Thu 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM (4/5/2018-4/5/2018)

Location : Dietert Center Location : 
  Dietert Center.

Room :  Rm. A/B

Start date: 04/05/18

Tuition: $20.00



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Losing a spouse or loved one is among the most challenging experiences we face in life. The sadness of loss is unavoidable; however, it doesn’t have to be devastating. Researchers have affirmed that we are naturally resilient when confronted with traumatic events. We possess the ability to bounce back in the face of adversity, and in some ways, be even stronger after working through loss. The good news is, resilience isn’t something you either have or don’t have. Regardless of where you start, resilience, or grit, can be improved through certain skills. Researchers have identified tools that tools can be developed through practice. The tools can be applied to grief as well as other challenging life events, and can enhance well-being and personal growth. In this course, we will identify tools resilient people use, and how those tools can be developed through practice in everyday life. After this course, participants will have a better understanding of how to be resilient in grief and how to support others when they are working through loss. Led by the Director of Research for Soaring Spirits Resilience Center at Schreiner University.  

1 session

Instructor : Multiple Instructor :
 1.Carrie West Ph.D.  2.Jeff Anderson 

Weekly - Tue 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM (4/3/2018-4/3/2018)

Location : Schreiner University Location : 
  Schreiner University.

Room :  Main Campus

Start date: 04/03/18

Tuition: $20.00



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Terrorism 2.0-18 provides analysis of the big paradigm shift occurring in the global terrorism landscape 17 years after the al-Qaeda attacks of 9/11. After 17 long, harsh “War on Terror” years, the global terror matrix has evolved in scope, training, communication, recruitment, propaganda and financing methods; yet the world we live in is more dangerous than ever! This course will explore concepts for addressing terrorism threats in the years ahead from the experiences of a globally recognized counterterrorism expert.  

1 session

Instructor : Multiple Instructor :
 1.Jeff Anderson  2.Jim Conway MS Retired FBI 

Weekly - Thu 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM (3/1/2018-3/1/2018)

Location : Dietert Center Location : 
  Dietert Center.

Room :  Rm. A/B

Start date: 03/01/18

Tuition: $20.00



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The oral tradition is alive and well as evidenced in this program of Texas sized folklore. The importance of collecting, preserving, and passing on the stories of one’s culture - generally and personally - is underscored, and one is reminded of this old cautionary saying, “when an older person dies, it is as if a whole library burned down.” The Speaker has the distinction of being named “The Biggest Liar in Texas” three times.  

1 session

Instructor : Multiple Instructor :
 1.Donna Ingham  2.Jeff Anderson 

Weekly - Thu 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM (2/22/2018-2/22/2018)

Location : Dietert Center Location : 
  Dietert Center.

Room :  Rm K

Start date: 02/22/18

Tuition: $20.00

Call 830-792-4044 to register


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Arts and Sciences of Beer considers diverse aspects of life and community involvement by addressing a topic with which many people have narrow experience but broad interest, beer!  People's first interaction with beer typically involves cheap, mass-produced beer and consumption for intoxication. This popular interdisciplinary class broadens participant experiences of beer through understanding of different brewing traditions. The class will explore the origins, development, styles, and cultural impacts of beers. History, biochemistry, marketing, manufacture, aesthetics and current events will be emphasized in a fascinating fast paced one session class.  

1 session

Instructor : Multiple Instructor :
 1.Chris Distel Ph.D.  2.Jeff Anderson 

Weekly - Tue 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM (3/13/2018-3/13/2018)

Location : Schreiner University Location : 
  Schreiner University.

Room :  Loftis Observatory

Start date: 03/13/18

Tuition: $20.00



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