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Introduction to Beekeeping

Beekeeping is an enjoyable and fascinating hobby that allows you to harvest your own honey. Taking a dose of local honey each day has been proven to improve seasonal allergies and what better honey than the honey you harvest on your own! Learn the basics necessary to start and care for your bees. We will cover all aspects of entry-level beekeeping. No prior experience or knowledge of beekeeping is required. Optional field trip strongly encouraged. Date to be discussed in class.

Textbook is required and available in the college bookstore.

Cost: $84

NCASC-CS008-01

Dates Sessions Day Time Instructor

Sep 6

Oct 11

5 Tu 6:00-8:00pm Jeffrey Burd

Creating a Sustainable Life - Making the Shift

What does sustainability really mean? How do you evaluate your life in terms of sustainability? This course will explore how individuals and families can reduce their carbon and water footprint, and show how small changes can have a big impact on the survival of our planet. An integrated approach to creating a sustainable life, designed with mindful choices and personal engagement. 

Objectives - Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  •  Define sustainability
  • Calculate your carbon and water footprint
  • Understanding the 4 R’s – Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, Repair
  • Sustainable Food Choices
  • Sustainable Energy Choices
  • Conscious Consumer – patronizing sustainable businesses and organizations
  • Create a sustainable plan for their home and lifestyle. 

 

Cost: $90

NCPER-CS037-01

*Class will meet at MCCC Horticulture Greenhouse Complex

Dates Sessions Day Time Instructor

Sep 13

Oct 4

4 Th 6:00-8:00pm Kathi Szabo

Introduction to Voiceovers

Explore the voiceover industry! Discover current trends, opportunities, and tools you need to find success. Read a real script and receive coaching from your instructor, a professional, working voice actor from Voices For All, to improve your delivery. Receive a professional voiceover evaluation later. One-time, 2 hour, introductory class!

Cost: $50

NCCOM-CS006-01

Dates Sessions Day Time Instructor
Oct 29 1 M 6:00-8:00pm Voices for All

Play the Guitar like a Pro - Beginners

In just half a day you will learn enough to play the guitar like a pro without years of weekly lessons. The traditional approach teaches note reading, while professional guitarists use chords. Here you will learn all the chords you need to play any song. Thousands of students nationwide have learned to play the guitar using this method and are now playing their favorite songs. It’s easy, fun and will have beginners playing the guitar within an hour. All skill levels welcome. A guitar is required.

Cost: $190

NCMUS-CS001-01

No class June 30, July 7
Dates Sessions Day Time Instructor

Sep 15

Oct 20

6 Sa 10:00am-12:30pm Chris Peary

Play the Guitar like a Pro-Intermediate

Recommended: Play the Guitar like a Pro or equivalent knowledge of guitar
This course is designed for the continued studies of the participants of Play Guitar like a Pro. Emphasis will be more on understanding song structure, moveable chords and melodies. This course will concentrate on the personal development of technique on the guitar.
A guitar is required.

Cost: $190

NCMUS-CS002-01

Dates Sessions Day Time Instructor

Nov 3

Dec 15

6 Sa 10:00am-12:30pm Chris Peary

No class Nov 24

 


The Sewing Experience

Sewing is both a fun and practical thing to learn! In this 8-week course, students will be taught the basics of sewing – both hand sewing and machine sewing. This is an intense workshop which will include mini lectures, demonstrations by the instructor, and exercises and sample projects performed by the students. 

Objectives - Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Utilize sewing equipment – inventory and proper uses
  • Identify fabric types, composition, and best uses
  • Be familiar with  the importance of interfacing and other trims – types and uses
  • Demonstrate basic hand sewing techniques and stitches
  • Identify sewing machine – parts, and usage
  • Demonstrate basic machine sewing stitches
  • Types of functional machine sewing
  • Properly use commercial patterns
  • Prepare, Layout and Cut – patterns & fabric
  • Use an Iron by demonstrating proper methods of pressing
  • Construct garment(s) using manufactured patterns

Cost: $190

NCART-CS026-01

Dates Sessions Day Time Instructor

Sep 12

Oct 31

8 W 6:00-8:30pm Kay Lindsay

Class meets at James Kerney Campus-Trenton


Red Cross Babysitting Certification

(Ages 11-15)

This important course provides youth who are planning to babysit with the knowledge and skills necessary to safely and responsibly provide care to children and infants. This training helps participants develop leadership skills, while learning how to develop a babysitting business. Participants also learn basic first aid and how to keep themselves and others safe while helping children behave. Upon successful completion of the course, participants will be certified in CPR for children and infants valid for one year.


Cost: $125

NCHSC-CS009-01

Dates Sessions Day Time Instructor

Sep 16

Sep 23

2 Su 1:00-4:30pm Lori Gordon

 


Public Speaking and Presentation Performance Success!

This class is important for the anxious to the most confident presenter.  Whether speaking to a small group or large audience, it is important to learn the tips and techniques that will perfect your presentation and public speaking performance. In this day of “Need it Now”, learn how to simply put together an effective presentation. Power Point and Google Slide instruction is included in the course.
Participants in this course will come out with the confidence, tools and skills needed to change the way they communicate and present themselves.

Cost:$60

NCCOM-CS025-01

Dates Sessions Day Time Instructor

Oct 2

Oct 4

2 Tu, Th 6:00-8:00pm Jill Myra


Holiday Candle Floral Centerpiece

A Christmas dinner never is truly complete without a beautiful floral centerpiece.  Using fresh materials, you will create a lovely centerpiece with a column candle accent to delight your family and friends.  Come join us for an evening of flowers, cookies, Christmas music and fun. 


Cost: $70

NCHOM-CS001-01

Dates Sessions Day Time Instructor
Dec 11 1 Tu 6:00-8:00pm Deborah Moyer


 
 
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