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THE FREELANCE MUSIC PROFESSION

July 12 / Saturday / 10:00am - 12:30pm / Course #NCMUS-CS003-01 / $40

Are you an aspiring performer, composer, arranger, producer and/or studio musician? Are you looking for information on how to begin or build your freelance career? The Freelance Music Profession and instructor Marty Nelson, founding member of the original "Manhattan Transfer", are here to help you. Learn about the various opportunities that are available for freelance professional musicians and build the career you have hoped for.

INTERMEDIATE PLAY THE GUITAR LIKE A PRO

July 26 - September 6 / 6 sessions

(class will not meet August 30)

Saturdays 10:00am - 12:30pm / Course #NCMUS-CS002-01 / $190

This course is designed for students who have taken Play the Guitar Like a Pro as well as those who have a beginner knowledge of guitar. This is the next step! Emphasis will be placed on understanding song structure; moveable chords; and melodies as well as personal development of technique. Play it like a pro!


INTERMEDIATE ART OF DIGITAL AND 35MM PHOTOGRAPHY

July 30 - August 27 / 5 sessions / Wednesdays / 7:00pm - 9:00pm / Course #NCART-CS003-01 / $100

 

If you have taken our Introduction to the Art of Digital and 35mm Photography course or if you are adept at the basics of your camera and wish to the next level of enjoyment, don't miss this class!

Join instructor Margaret Rose in the next offering of her popular course which has been designed to enhance creative composition skills. Students will experiment with multiple exposures; abstract photography; and night photography while completing a photo essay. Please note that this class requires an advanced level digital or 25mm camera with an adjustable lens and aperture.

 


WOMEN'S BASIC SELF-DEFENSE LEVEL I

July 19 / Saturday / 9:00am - 12:00pm / Course #NCREC-CS002-02 / $34

Come take the class that could save your life!

Taught by Susan R. Winter, a national certified martial arts instructor with a master's background in social work, this class is packed with important information. With Susan's experience in crisis counseling in addition to martial arts, students will receive comprehensive instruction in self-defense. Topics to be addressed include: the expected emotional and mental responses one experiences when being attacked and how to react to them; generic physical responses to the initiation of an attack; and specific physical responses based on the type of attack. Questions related to a participant's personal fears or experiences will be addressed. Come prepared to participate in physical activity and wear comfortable clothing. It must be noted that you will not be asked to participate in any learning activity that makes you feel uncomfortable.

 

WOMEN'S BASIC SELF-DEFENSE LEVEL II

July 30 / Saturday / 6:00pm - 9:00pm / Course #NCREC-CS020-01 / $34

This class will have you expanding on what you learned in Level I. Person-to-person interaction and contact will help you perfect the techniques learning in Self-Defense I while doing so in a safe environment. If you are uncomfortable with personal contact, please consider whether Level II is for you. However, through actual and practical learning, you will be empowered to defend yourself in an unwanted physical interaction.


 

BEGINNER KAYAKING

July 27 / Sunday / 10:00am - 12:30pm / Course #NCREC-CS011-04 / $65

INTERMEDIATE KAYAKING

August 9 / Saturday / 12:00pm - 2:30pm / Course #NCREC-CS012-01 / $65

Join us at the lake in Mercer County Park and experience the fun of kayaking while learning beginner and, if you choose to enhance your basic skills, intermediate kayaking. In beginner kayaking, you will learn the basics of kayaking while you will learn advanced strokes and maneuvers in intermediate kayaking.

Kayaks and life jackets are provided and those 18 years of age and older are welcome.

Mercer County Park Marina & Boathouse


INTRODUCTION TO GOLF

August 5 - August 29 / 8 sessions / Tuesdays and Fridays/ 11:00am-12:00pm / Course #NCREC-CS006-07 / $170

August 7 - August 30 / 8 sessions / Thursdays 5:30 - 6:30pm and Saturdays 11:00am-12:00pm/ Course #NCREC-CS006-08 / $170

INTERMEDIATE GOLF

July 31 - August 28 / Thursdays / 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Course #NCREC-CS007-03 / $170

PARENT / CHILD GOLF

July 20 - August 10 / 4 sessions / Sundays / 10:00am - 11:00am

Course #NCREC-CS008-03 / $165

Additional child: $75

August 3 - August 24 / 4 sessions / Sundays / 10:00am - 11:00am

Course #NCREC-CS008-04 / $165

Additional child: $75


JOIN US FOR A DAY OF COOKING!

 

BBQ ON TOUR

                      August 9 / Saturday / 1:00pm - 4:00pm

                      Course #NCCUL-CS003-13 / $73

Join us as the BBQ Tour stops here! Learn how to make mouthwatering ribs, lip smackin' pulled pork and a true Texas brisket. We will tour each BBQ region and look at its accompanying slant on what constitutes the perfect barbeque sauce. Create your own special sauce that rivals the best. Your next cookout will thank you.

JERSEY FRESH

August 9 / Saturday / 9:00am - 12:00pm / Course #NCCUL-CS003-06 / $73

Impress your guests at your next dinner party with dishes prepared "Jersey fresh"! In this class, you will use local produce to create a multitude of dishes including: Jersey tomato and cucumber panzanella salad; termpura battered zucchini blossoms stuffed with ricotta and fresh herbs; char grilled pork tenderloin with caramelized figs; and Jersey peaches sauteed with tarragon brown butter and topped with fresh whipped cream.

KNIFE SKILLS

August 1 / Friday / 6:00pm - 9:00pm

Course #NCCUL-CS003-05 / $89

Don't think you can cut it? Come learn from a pro! Learn the techniques to handle a knife like a pro while you improve your dexterity and confidence in the kitchen. You will also be instructed on how to create some impressive garnishes with your new knife skills.

Tuition for Knife Skills includes a high quality 8" chef knife that's yours to keep!

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