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We offer fall, spring and summer courses at various locations across Bartlesville. Topics change each semester and range from art, history, culture, cinema, cuisine and more.
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Bartlesville Summer 2022 Course Offerings

Course registration opens April 4.


  • Wine Tasting 101

    Wednesdays, 1:30-3:30p | 3wks | 5/25-6/8

    Format: Hands-on
    Instructor: Catherine Powell, Sommelier

    Katherine Powell is a graduate of Texas State University with a master’s in biology, chemistry and English. She is also a trained sommelier, studying under Master Sommelier Randa Warren.

    Location: TBA
    Important Info: $10. Max 12. $30 supply fee


    Life is a cabernet! People who enjoy wine often enjoy tasting and describing the wines they experience. Join Sommelier Katherine Powell to learn the basics of wine tasting and evaluation. Powell will provide a brief description of wine history, processes and wine classifications. Students will then dive into using their senses to discover unique characteristics of a variety of wines. Join in the tasting, education and fun. Enrollment is limited, so don’t delay if you’re interested in this course.

  • Market & Economics Update

    Tuesday, 10a-12p | 1wk | 5/17

    Format: Presentation

    Josh Randolph regional manager and executive vice president of Arvest Wealth Management in Bartlesville. Randolph began his career in the financial services industry in 1994, joining Arvest Wealth Management in September 2003. He received a Bachelor of Science in business administration from Oklahoma State University with a major in finance.  


    Adam Hewett is a senior investment officer with Arvest Wealth Management. A graduate of University of New Mexico’s Anderson School of Management, Hewett has been working in the financial industry since 2003. 


    Scott Hopson is an investment officer for Arvest Wealth Management. He graduated from William Jewell College in Liberty, Mo., with a Bachelor of Science in business administration.

    Location: TBA
    Important Info: Free


    When the world’s financial markets go a little crazy, it’s easy to be concerned (and confused). Political updates and current events certainly effect the markets. So do the economy, inflation and corporate earnings reports. In this one-time session, you will learn how all of these impact the markets and the U.S. economy.

  • Summer Florals

    Wednesday, 10a-12p | 1wk | 6/8

    Format: Demonstration/Hands-on
    Instructor: Betsy Howard

    Location: Honey’s Flowers
    Important Info: $20 supply fee, payable to instructor


    Brighten your living space with flowers. In this one-time hands-on class, you will learn how to design a floral arrangement. You’ll also receive all the materials you need to create something for yourself or as a gift for someone else with Betsy of Honey’s Flowers.

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