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Fall 2022 Classes

2Fish Community Café is excited to kick-off registration for our Fall 2022 Classes!  Classes are open to ALL, but class sizes are limited, so register today to save your spot!

Current Course Offerings include personal development classes that are part of The Life Manual, a financial class, a number of art courses, a health check clinic and a new program for returning citizens (formerly incarcerated).

OPEN ART YOUTH DROP-IN (Ages 12-18)

Students are encouraged to explore the use of color, style and individual expression. Lessons are taught in a fun, creative environment that encourages students to enjoy the process of creating unique art. Our program encourages individual expression while teaching new skills, ideas, and techniques.

  • Instructor: Kat Sindoni

  • Date: Wednesdays, October 12 - December 14 (9 weeks)

  • Time: 4:00-5:00pm

  • Fee:  $25 donation ($90 value)

OPEN ART YOUTH DROP-IN (Elementary age)

Students are encouraged to explore the use of color, style and individual expression. Lessons are taught in a fun, creative environment that encourages students to enjoy the process of creating unique art. Our program encourages individual expression while teaching new skills, ideas, and techniques.

  • Instructor: Kat Sindoni

  • Date: Wednesdays, October 12 - December 14 (9 weeks)

  • Time: 5:00-6:00pm

  • Fee:  $25 donation ($90 value)

CULINARY TRAINING FOR YOUTH (Ages 14-18)

The Filet of Soul Culinary Institute program for youth is for young people between the ages of 14-18. Students receive culinary training, ServSafe certification, soft skills education, resume building and job placement. The accommodation and food service industry provides a greater number of jobs (than any other industry) to youth and this training provides a major opportunity for students to take advantage of this trend. 

Instructor: Chef Ian Baker - his resume includes: 

  •  BS in Business from Hampton University

  •  Culinary Arts degree from The Restaurant School in Philadelphia

  •  teaching license from University of DE

  •  currently Head Culinary Professor (Adjunct) at Cheyney University

  •  worked for the State of DE for 15 years as cook, cafeteria manager and high school classroom culinary teacher (8 yrs)

  • Date: Tuesdays, October 18 - December 13 (9 weeks)

  • Time: 5:15-7:15pm

  • Fee:  $25 materials fee + volunteer hours 

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WHEN GOD'S PEOPLE PRAY

Prayer can change lives and circumstances like nothing else can.  What are the keys that unlock its power, that turn prayer from a mere activity into a vital link with God and all His resources?  Phil Leatherbury will lead through When God's People Pray by Jim Cymbala, pastor of the Brooklyn Tabernacle, showing you truths about prayer that will help you to pray with new confidence.

  • Instructor: Phil Leatherbury

  • Date: Thursdays, October 20 - December 15 (8 weeks)

  • Time: 1:00-2:30pm

  • Fee:  $10 donation (includes the book)

Complimentary LUNCH provided each week from noon til 1pm for this class 

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OPEN ART YOUTH DROP-IN (Elementary age)

Students are encouraged to explore the use of color, style and individual expression. Lessons are taught in a fun, creative environment that encourages students to enjoy the process of creating unique art. Our program encourages individual expression while teaching new skills, ideas, and techniques.

  • Instructor: Kat Sindoni

  • Date: Wednesdays, October 12 - December 14 (9 weeks)

  • Time: 5:00-6:00pm

  • Fee:  $25 donation ($90 value)

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OPEN ART YOUTH DROP-IN (Ages 12-18)

Students are encouraged to explore the use of color, style and individual expression. Lessons are taught in a fun, creative environment that encourages students to enjoy the process of creating unique art. Our program encourages individual expression while teaching new skills, ideas, and techniques.

  • Instructor: Kat Sindoni

  • Date: Wednesdays, October 12 - December 14 (9 weeks)

  • Time: 4:00-5:00pm

  • Fee:  $25 donation ($90 value)

CROCHET AND PRAY (Knitters Welcome!)

​Learn the stitches, tools, and techniques you need to get started with crochet! Join Katarina Sindoni, artist, actress, skilled trades-woman, (and prayer warrior) as she provides step-by-step instruction for getting started – from selecting the right yarn and deciphering tricky yarn labels to properly holding your hook and working yarn. You’ll love Kat’s down-to-earth approach as she teaches you a basic chain stitch and more! Crochet can help improve emotional well-being, improve cognitive and physical abilities, and enhance quality of life.

  • Date: Wednesdays, October 12 - December 14 (9 weeks)

  • Time: 1:00-3:00pm

  • Fee:  $25 donation ($90 value)

Complimentary LUNCH provided each week from noon til 1pm for this class 

PAINTING WITH A PURPOSE

​Fun! Plain and simple. No art experience is needed. You just show up with a heart to express yourself  Master a painting by learning techniques such as blending, color mixing, and various brush strokes. We provide all painting supplies and artist instructions.  Kiaera Nicole is a Philadelphia native a professional artist who specializes apparel design and visual arts. She is a gifted teacher with a passion to draw out the unique creativity that lies within each one of us. According to Kiaera, “No two people were born exactly alike. We should embrace our individuality and find threads to match. Everyone has a purpose, whatever it may be. So Revel in it, you Rebel you!"

  • Instructor: Kiaera Nicole

  • Date: One Day - Saturday, October 8, November 12, December 10

  • Time: 10:00-Noon (kids);  3-5pm (adults)

  • Fee:  $40 donation 

****Call to inquire about private paint parties****

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FINANCIAL PEACE UNIVERSITY

Financial Peace University is a nine-lesson course that teaches you how to save for emergencies, pay off debt fast, spend wisely, and invest for your future. And no complicated financial blah blah blah over here. For over 25 years, Dave Ramsey's been teaching commonsense, biblical money principles that work.  Click here for limited-time offer!

  • Date: Wednesdays, October 12 - December 14 (9 weeks)

  • Time: 7:00-9:00pm

  • Fee:  $25 donation ($60-130 value)

Childcare will be provided for this class - advanced notice required

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THE EMOTIONALLY HEALTHY WOMAN

For the woman who says, "I can't keep pretending everything is fine!", maybe it's time to quit! Quit being afraid of what others think. Quit lying. Quit denying your anger and sadness. Quit living someone else's life. When you quit those things that are damaging to your soul you are freed up to choose other ways of being and relating that are rooted in love and lead to life.

 

Aline Rivera will lead discussion through The Emotionally Healthy Woman: Eight Things You Have to Quit to Change Your Life by Geri Scazzero. This book provides women a way out of surface-level spirituality to genuine freedom in Christ.

  • Instructor: Aline Rivera

  • Date: ** starts January 10, 2023 ** Tuesdays, Jan 10 - Feb 28, 2023 (8 weeks)

  • Time: 6:45-8:30pm

  • Fee:  $20 donation (includes the book)

2FISH MERCI PROGRAM

2Fish Community Café in partnership with the Movement Community Development Corporation has created the 2Fish Mobilizing and Empowering Returning Citizens Initiative (MERCI)

Are you (or a family member or friend) formerly incarcerated and ready to make a positive change and take the necessary steps to not just survive, but to thrive?

The MERCI program will provide mental health services, life coaching, resource linking, training, and employment for formerly incarcerated persons. At no cost to participants, this program will: 

  • Work directly with the participants to ensure that they successfully complete life development workshops, financial literacy classes and therapy sessions.

  • Guide participants in accessing all resources necessary to thrive such as help with resume writing and interviews, transportation, and help with childcare.

  • Interface with employers, local providers, and community members to garner support, opportunities, and resources for participants. 

  • Any questions?  Please call 484-630-0042.

  • Date: various

  • Fee:  FREE

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HEALTH CHECK CLINICS

Programs include a free CHEC-Point Clinic operated by Chester County Hospital personnel and volunteer nurses.

  • Blood pressure, weight, body mass index (BMI).

  • Screening results will be reviewed on site with either a nurse, dietitian, certified lifestyle coach, and/or certified diabetes care and education specialists.

  • Resources and education will be provided.

  • Program participants will be provided with a free healthy meal prepared by 2Fish Community Café

  • Meals are limited and will be provided on a first come, first served basis.

  • 2022 Dates: 9/20, 10/18, 11/15, 3rd Tuesday of the month (except December)

  • Time: 4:00-6:00pm

  • Fee:  FREE

GET INVOLVED - DONATE TIME, MONEY OR ???

Want to kick off the fall by giving back?  We can help you make a real difference in people's lives by using your gifts, talents and funds!

2Fish Community Café is a 501(c)(3) organization, so contributions are tax-deductible.  If you would like to underwrite the cost of a particular program please contact us, otherwise use this button: 

Do you have a skill or hobby you would like to teach to others?  Have some extra time and don't know how you can help?  Please complete the volunteer form, letting us know how you want to get involved, or when you have blocks of time available. 

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