Mini Courses Schedule


  • Early Registration: March 18 - March 31
  • Regular Registration: April 1 - April 14
  • Late Registration: April 15 - April 21 and ends 24 hours before the first class meeting.*

*Please note that courses cannot be joined after the first class meeting. Late Registration for Spring Mini Courses beginning April 8 - April 11 will also end 24 hours before the first class meeting and cannot be joined after the first class meeting.

All classes are open to the public. Registration closes 24 hours prior to the first meeting of a course. Students must be 15 years or older, unless otherwise specified. Parking is FREE after 4:00 p.m. Monday - Friday and all day on weekends. Information subject to change. Email, or call (847) 491-2305 for more information.


  • Online: Norris Box Office Website
  • In Person: Please visit the Norris Box Office (located at the Norris Center Desk, first floor) to register for your Mini Course.
  • Phone:847-491-2305 (Monday-Thursday, 3 pm - 6 pm)


If a course is cancelled, participants will be notified prior to the first class and will receive a full refund. To ensure that a class meets minimum enrollment, be sure to register early! All courses require six registrants to run.


  • Refunds, minus a $15.00 withdrawal fee, will only be given for withdrawals made at least 1 business day prior to the start of the class.
  • No refunds will be provided if a withdrawal is requested after that point.
  • The Mini Courses Program does not issue full or partial refunds for lack of attendance or indifference to the course curriculum.
  • Please refer to our policies page, and if you have questions, please contact the Mini Course office at


List of Spring 2019 Classes by Day

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Mini Workshops

Vinyasa Flow Yoga

Beginning Ceramics: Wheel Throwing

English as a Second Language - Spoken Communication

Acting & Character Creation

Beginning Knitting Mini Workshop

Beginners Latin Dance

History of Mixology Intermediate Ceramics: Ceramic Sculptures Belly Dancing Intermediate Knitting Mini Workshop

Beginners Smooth

Intermediate Ceramics: Wheel Throwing Intermediate Ceramics: Wheel Throwing Wine Appreciation Photo Art Mini Workshop

Beginning Ceramics: Ceramic Sculptures

Introduction to Cartoon Storytelling ZUMBA Wine O'Clock

Beginning Ceramics: Wheel Throwing

Movement Mindfulness: Introduction to the Alexander Technique Intermediate Hip Hop

Beginning Guitar

Pocket Billiards for Beginners Intermediate Latin Dance

Digital Video Editing

Sketchbook I Introduction to Russian

Exploring Yourself in Watercolor

Sketchbook II

Intermediate Guitar

Wine Appreciation

Beginners Hip Hop