Family Living Workshops

What are Family Living Workshops?

Coda Mountain Academy, Inc. offers Family Living workshops to adults and their families in Fayette County, West Virginia. These workshops cover a variety of free classes in music, home life, and finance. Children can participate in the workshops with their parents or attend provided childcare (most days).

Coda Family Living Workshops will operate from March 6 – May 16. These free adult classes include home decluttering and organization, computer skills, group guitar, crochet, and a preschool/parent music class. These amazing offerings will be held at the new Coda Center in Fayetteville. (2855 Maple Ave. Fayetteville, WV 25840 - next door to Fayetteville Christ Fellowship).


Family Living Workshops - Spring 2017

Home Decluttering, Organization and Beautification

This semester, Kathie Kiser will teach a 6-week workshop on Home Comfort and Organization. There will be tips on cleaning, organizing, and decorating as well as demonstrations on wreath making, pillow crafts, painting, and refinishing furniture. Participants can choose between morning and evening classes to make this opportunity possible for a variety of schedules. A light lunch will be served on Mondays and snacks and drinks on Thursdays. Mondays at 11:00 am and Thursdays at 7:00 pm.

Start dates: March 6 and March 9

Beginner Crochet Class

This class will be on Mondays at 10:00am and Thursdays at 6:00pm, both one hour before the home organization workshop. This class is open to adults, teens, and children with a parent/guardian, including private, public, and homeschool students. Students will learn to follow pattern directions and crochet a variety of projects.  

Start date: March 6

Adult Computer Classes

Level 1 classes will introduce word processing, managing and organizing files, internet, browsing and security, how to send pictures and attachments by email, and how to create a simple resume. Level 2 will deepen knowledge of file organization and management, introduce spreadsheets and photo/video editing, as well as discuss tips on getting the most out of a smart phone. Classes will be on Tuesdays and will adapt to the needs of the students. 

Start date: March 7

Group Guitar Lessons

Group guitar lessons are offered to adults from 7:00-8:30pm on Tuesdays. Parents may bring their children to take lessons along with them or attend free childcare. John Steadman, director and music teacher at Fayetteville Elementary School, will be the instructor. John is a gifted music teacher and a favorite among his students at Coda Inspire and Coda camps.

Start date: March 7

Parent/Preschool Music

This will be a 6-week workshop for young, pre-school aged children with a parent/guardian on Tuesdays. Together they will learn action songs, play rhythm instruments and learn to read and write music. This is a fun time for both parent and child and gets both out of the house! 

Start date: April 11

All workshops are free to the public and will be held at the Coda Center next to Fayetteville Christ Fellowship, 2855 Maple Ave. Everyone is welcome to come and enjoy a time of fun and learning. Family Living Workshops are made possible by support from the Department of Health and Human Resources and Coda Mountain Academy, Inc.

Questions? Contact Kathie Kiser:  304-619-5971,