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Community Enrichment Classes

The following classes are offered through the City of Olympia Parks, Arts and Recreation Department and Lacey Parks and Recreation. 

Registration will open soon. Check back soon for regular updates.

iOS Production    

Saturday, February 8, 2020  |  2 - 5 p.m.
Ages 18 and up
Cost: $75
Instructor: Fletcher Ward
Located at TCMedia, 440 Yauger Way SW STE C, Olympia, WA 98502

Mobile devices are an effective and fast way to create content. Learn how to optimize visual communications in this workshop reviewing production best practices and the use of popular video production applications on Apple devices. Please bring your own iPad or iPhone to the class.

Creating a Website With Squarespace

Saturday, March 14, 2020  |  2 - 5 p.m.
Ages 18 and up
Cost: $75
Instructor: Fletcher Ward
Located at TCMedia, 440 Yauger Way SW STE C, Olympia, WA 98502

Squarespace is a leading template-based DIY website platform that is reasonably easy to use, looks great and has many advanced features.  In this 3-hour class, we will walk through the process from setting up a Squarespace account, to choosing and modifying a template, to surveying some of the more advanced features. Attendees should plan to bring their own laptop.

Snapchat and Instagram for Business

Saturday, May 16, 2020  |  2 - 5 p.m.
Ages 18 and up
Cost: $75
Instructor: Ker Gesulga
Located at TCMedia, 440 Yauger Way SW STE C, Olympia, WA 98502

This course is a survey of basic functions of image-focused social media platforms, Instagram and Snapchat. Learn how to effectively use these platforms, including features such as Stories, Geo Tags, Stickers, and pushing users to text-based content for more robust marketing for your organization. Attendees should bring their device(s) to this workshop.