Get out your notebooks and sharpen your pencils. Five unique classes are set for the winter term of the Brenau University Learning & Leisure Institute in downtown Braselton.
Registration is underway and forms are available at the Braselton Town Hall. Each class costs $40 for BULLI members. Classes begin Jan. 6 and end Feb. 21.
From "Advertising to Zoning — A Small Business Primer" will be offered at 4:30 p.m. Mondays. This course covers the basics of starting a business, constructing a business plan, legal applications, funding sources, site selection and marketing.
"Self Defense for Women" is offered at 1 p.m. Tuesdays. Myths and misconceptions regarding attack situations are discussed as well as avoidance techniques; the course is graded for women of any age and fitness level.
At 10 a.m., "Masters of Impressionism" fills the Wednesday learning opportunities. Discover and grow from the works of Manet, Degas, Monet, Renoir or Cezanne, all master painters who departed from the styles of the past. While the focus in on paintings, political and social climates of the day are part of the alluring discussions.
"The Power of Parable" is the Thursday afternoon offering. The literary art form seeks to convey a message, set examples, teach morals or challenge perceptions of reality.
Also at 4:30 p.m. Thursdays is "Make A Needle Felted Doll." Students will learn the basics of needle felting and create a unique doll. This class requires a $30 fee for necessary supplies.
Braselton BULLI classes are conducted in the Municipal Court building (lower level) and are sponsored by the Braselton Visitors Bureau Authority and the Downtown
Development Authority. For additional information, call 706.654-5720 or visit www.brenau.edu/lifetimestudy.