Alif Enrichment Classes

Knit & Stitch Club

From traditional to contemporary techniques, the Knit & Stitch Club enjoys various projects of crochet, knitting, embroidery, and sewing. But the most important part of this class is the friendship and fun moments created at each meeting.

  • Thursdays | 12 pm - 2 pm
  • $15 / month | $10 / members | Try the first class for free!
  • Mrs. Angela Khoury
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Oud Classes

Learn how to play one of the most traditional and cherished instruments in Arabic music: the Oud. Individual 1/2 hour classes offered Tuesdays. It is strongly suggested for each student to have their own Oud.

  • Tuesdays | NA
  • $120 for a 4 week month / $100 for Alif members.
  • Mr. Suheil Sedran
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Mosaic Classes

During this 4 week introduction to the world of mosaic art, students will enjoy a fun and inspiring class where they can explore the many possibilities of mosaic art.

  • Session I: NA
    Session II: NA
  • $125 | $100 / members (includes supplies)
  • Nida Khalil
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Arabic Arts & Crafts

Open to all children and youth. Director Angela Khoury teaches students Arabic crafts that complement their Arabic studies by exposing them to Arabic culture.

  • Saturdays | 1:30 pm - 2 pm
  • $5 / class | Free for members and Arabic students
  • Mrs. Zainab Alqasiri & Volunteer Aynoor Dawadi
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Dabkeh Classes

Alif institute is happy to offer Dabkeh classes.Classes are offered to adults, youth and children..
For adults, this fun form of exercise is also a wonderful way to be social while connecting with Arab culture.
For youth, this class represents a unique opportunity to learn about Arab culture, while building leadership skills and self esteem.

  • Children's Classes: Saturdays | 1:30PM - 2:15PM
  • Adult Classes: Tuesdays | 6:15 PM - 7:00 PM
  • Children Fees: $30 per semester for members , $45 for non- memebers. Free for Arabic students
  • Adult Fees: $130 per semester for Members/ $150 for non- Members.
  • Ms. Iman Khouri & Mr. Alaa Hadeed
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Arabic Music Classes

Alif offers 2 music classes: Singing in Arabic and Marcus East-West Ensemble. Please see details for info on individual classes. 

  • Session I - NA
    Session II - NA
  • $75 / $60 Members
  • Dr. David Marcus
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Arabic Calligraphy Classes

An introduction to Arabic calligraphy and its historical context within the Arab-Muslim world. Students will be introduced to various Arabic calligraphy scripts and will be provided with personalized, hands-on practice.

  • Saturdays | NA
  • $75 / $60 Members (includes supplies)
  • Mr. Seri Haddad
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Art Classes

Discover your inner talent! Join this 4 class series and enjoy learning how to draw and paint Arabic sceneries and subjects. You should be able to complete one or two full painting during the course of the 4 classes.

  • 4 Tuesdays | NA
  • $75 / $60 Members (includes supplies)
  • Mrs. Teresa Abboud El-Rassi
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The Art of Arabic Cooking

Join Alif’s cooking class series! At each session you will learn all the steps to prepare a full, delicious meal with dessert and then sample the fruits of your labor.

  • Friday evenings | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
    One Saturday per month | 11 am - 1 pm
  • $25 / $22 for Members
  • Mrs. Ghada Nabhan
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Contact Us

  • 770-936-8770
  • info@alifinstitute.org
  • 3288 Marjan Drive, Atlanta, GA 30340
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Operating Hours
  • Tuesday* 10:30 AM - 9:00 PM*
  • Tuesday - Friday 10:30 AM - 5:30 PM
  • Saturday 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

    *When Arabic Classes in session