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FIRING UP YOUR MUSIC PROFESSION
WITH OPPORTUNITIES AND INSIGHTS

November 8 / 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.

 

PLAY THE GUITAR LIKE A PRO

September 20 - November 1/ 6 sessions

(class will not meet October 1)

Saturdays / 10:00am - 12:30pm

Course #NCMUS-CS001-01 / $190

 

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

For information and course details, please click HERE and view pages 40 and 50.

To register: (609) 570-3311 or www.mccc.edu/mymercer.


 

HOW TO BUY A DIGITAL CAMERA - ALL NEW CLASS!

October 9 - October 23 / 3 sessions / Thursdays / 6:00 - 8:30pm \Course #NCART-CS010-01 / $74

INTRODUCTION TO THE ART OF DIGITAL AND

35MM PHOTOGRAPHY - TWO SESSIONS OFFERED!

September 15 - October 27 (class will not meet on September 24) / 7 sessions / Mondays / 6:00 - 8:30pm / Course #NCART-CS002-02 / $171

September 17 - November 5 (class will not meet on September 24) / 7 sessions / Wednesdays / 6:00 - 8:30pm / Course #NCART-CS002-01 / $171

 

In Introduction to the Art of Digital and 35mm Photography course, you will learn about your camera while experimenting in creative photographic environments. The class will cover aperture and shutter settings; composition lenses; flash and filter use; special effects; and film and pixel quality.

In Intermediate Art of Digital and 35 mm Photography, Margaret Rose will instruct students on how to enhance creative composition skills. Students will experiment with multiple exposures; abstract photography; and night photography while completing a photo essay.

INTERMEDIATE ART OF DIGITAL AND

35MM PHOTOGRAPHY - TWO SESSIONS OFFERED!

November 3 - December 1 (class will not meet on November 26) / 5 sessions / Mondays / 6:00 - 8:00pm / Course #NCART-CS003-01 / $100

November 12- December 17 (class will not meet on November 26)) / 5 sessions / Wednesdays / 6:00 - 8:00pm / Course #NCART-CS003-02 / $100


ADDITIONAL ARTS AND HUMANITIES CLASSES:

Write Better...Write Away!

Developing the Winning Business Letter - NEW!

Tools and Tips for Today's Job-Seekers and Career-Changers - NEW!

Writing Children's Fiction

Write Your Story

Public Relations Writing Workshop - NEW!

Introduction to Voiceovers

Introduction to Art: A Hands-on Workshop

(taught by the faculty of MCCC's Visual Arts Department!)

Drawing Fundamentals I and II


WOMEN'S BASIC SELF-DEFENSE LEVEL I - TWO SESSIONS OFFERED!

September 17 / Wednesday / 6:00 - 9:00pm/ Course #NCREC-CS002-01 / $34

December 13 / 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

November 19 / Wednesday / 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.


HEALTH AND WELLNESS CLASSES:

Acupressure for Stress Release Parts 1 and 2

Developing Meditative Skills for Balance and Well Being

Introduction to Guided Aromatic Meditation

Mastering Change, Transitions, and the Ability to Make Powerful and Effective Choices

Holistic Techniques to Improve Your Health


BEGINNER AND INTERMEDIATE KAYAKING

Sessions running in September and October

Click HERE to and go to page 58 in the Fitness and Recreation section of our catalog.

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


ADDITIONAL FITNESS AND RECREATION CLASSES:

Introduction to Golf

Intermediate Golf

Parent/Child Golf

Beginner Ballroom Dancing

Intermediate Ballroom Dancing

Beginner Latin Dancing

Zumba Toning

Hatha Yoga

T'ai Chi Ch'uan

Reiki Level 1

Personal Training Certification

I

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


THE CULINARY CENTER AT MERCER

Girls' Night Out. Date Night. Birthday cooking class. Gift Certificate.

The culinary selection at Center for Continuing Studies make any excuse

for a time out a good one!

CHOOSE FROM ANY NUMBER OF THE FOLLOWING

FALL COURSE OFFERINGS:

What a Crock!

Crockpot recipes at their best: quick on prep and big on flavor.

Playing with Pasta

It's time to make the pasta dough!

From Sauce to Salsa

Learn the secrets of the classics.

Main Course Salads - NEW!

Learn to make turkey Waldorf; Cobb; Thai beef; Spicy sesame beef; Californian chicken; and Asian fusion salads.

"Room for "Shrooms"

From wild and exotic to local and imported, it is all about mushrooms

and the fantastic recipes they enhance.

30 Minute Meals: Cook, Eat, Enjoy!

Better than any takeout.

Red Hot Fire and Spice - NEW!

Come get fired up!

Sushi 101 Colorful and Fun Sushi

Chef Benson Yu will instruct on many variations of lunch, dinner and snack sushi. This is a "don't miss!"

Fish

A how-to class with covers selecting the best to serving the best.

Soups On!

Make soup just like Grandma did!

Poultry

Learn the ins and outs of this lean protein.

Holiday Cocktail Party - Italian Style - NEW!

Caponata, Crostini, Quattro Formaggi stuffed baby artichoke hearts, Cremini mushrooms, Antipasto skewers, Pesto vinaigrette and more!

Holiday Cookies

Just in time for the holidays, this November class will give you a jump start on your holiday baking.

Holiday Culinary Hostess Gifts - NEW!

Hostess gifts, family gifts, teacher gifts, any gift! This class will send you home armed with inexpensive gift ideas from the heart.

 

ALL NEW WINE REGIONS OF THE WORLD COURSES!

Italian White Wines

Meritage Wines

Sherry Wines

Sparkling Wines Including Champagne

Better Chateauneuf du Pape

Classes run in September and October. View page 56 of the Culinary section of the fall catalog by clicking HERE.


KNIFE SKILLS - Two sessions!

October 11 / Saturday / 2:00 - 5:00pm

Course #NCCUL-CS003-08 / $89

December 6 / Saturday / 9:00am - 12:00pm

Course #NCCUL-CS003-09 / $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!


*View full course descriptions by viewing page 55 of THE CULINARY SECTION

of the fall catalog.

TO REGISTER : (609) 570-3311 or www.mccc.edu/mymercer.

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