By Emily Sorensen
Poway Adult School’s fall classes will officially begin Wednesday, Sept. 4 for those interested in learning a second language, how to cook, or wanting to brush up on office skills. The fall semester ends on Friday, Dec. 20.
Registration has been open since the Aug. 6, but there are still many classes open and available.
Poway Adult School is offering some new and exciting classes this semester, in addition to their already wide variety of academic, life skills, dancing, cooking, language, computer classes and more.
Looking to make someone a special, handmade gift? Poway Adult School is offering “Quilting for the Holidays,” a novice quilting class where you can learn to basic piecing, applique and strip quilting techniques. Students supply fabrics, batting and tools. Cost is $85 for four classes, one night a week.
Other new art classes include drawing with colored pencils, watercolor and costume making.
There’s a wide variety of new business and technology classes available this fall, including InDesign, Introduction to Dreamweaver, and Logo Design in Adobe Illustrator.
If it’s cooking you’re after, enjoy one of the many cooking classes on offer this fall, like All About Fish, Chirashi-Zushi, Mexican Fiesta and Oktoberfest Feast. There’s also an array of Thanksgiving dinner classes, including appetizers, Thanksgiving dinner, and pie.
Just looking to learn a new hobby to pass the time? There’s lots of personal enrichment classes that are new this fall, including 911 Emergency Preparation, Becoming an Empty Nester, Bridge, SoulCollage, and Fantasy Sports.
Costs and class times vary by class. Classes are open to anyone 18 and older (unless otherwise indicated) who lives in the Poway Unified School District.
Registration can be done online, by phone at 858-668-4024, by fax at 858-513-0548, by mail, and in person at 13626 Twin Peaks Road, Poway.
A full list of classes, as well as registration information, is available online at