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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


Dates Sessions Day Time Instructor

Jan 19

Feb 23

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

Learn to Play the Harmonica

Play music anytime and anywhere with this convenient and portable instrument! This course is perfect for anybody interested in learning how to play harmonica. From a basic scale to an all-out jam session. Playing harmonica is challenging but so much fun. After this class, you should feel comfortable playing some solos or even jamming with the band. No music background is required. Class is limited to eight students.

All students must bring a harmonica in the key of C to the first day of class.

Cost: $175


Dates Sessions Day Time Instructor

Jan 19

Mar 2

7 Sa 10:00am - 12:00pm Stu Sternbach

Valentine's Day for Me

Treat yourself to a relaxing evening of designing an elegant floral, enjoying a few fine chocolates and listening to a bit of Frank Sinatra. Bring your friends to this great evening just for you!!! The floral is yours to take home at the end of the evening.

Cost: $70


Dates Sessions Day Time Instructor

Feb 5

1 Tu 6:00-8:00pm Deborah Moyer

Class will meet at MCCC Horticulture Greenhouse Complex

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.

Cost: $84


Dates Sessions Day Time Instructor

Feb 7

Mar 7

5 Th 6:00-8:00pm

Jeffrey Burd

EAS Master Beekeeper

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


Dates Sessions Day Time Instructor

Feb 19

1 Tu 6:00-8:00pm

Voices for All

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


Dates Sessions Day Time Instructor

Mar 9

Apr 13

6 Sa 10:00am - 12:30pm

Chris Peary

Native Plant Landscaping

Learn how to transform your property into a garden that is beautiful, supports our pollinators, and requires less maintenance by using perennial native flowers, bushes, ground covers, and trees. Turn lawns from monocultures into lovely rich vistas of growth with a diversity of blooming plants throughout the growing season. This course will include soil identification and needs, designing a plan for your garden, local resources for plants, pollinator identification, and gardening without using harmful pesticides and herbicides, and more. Many handouts will also be available. Our native pollinators--butterflies, bees, birds, and all the incredible variety of creatures-- are necessary for the health of our food production and for the wide variety of pollinator dependent plants.

Cost: $145


Dates Sessions Day Time Instructor

Mar 23

May 4

6 Sa 10:00am-12:00pm

Judith K Robinson

No class on April 20

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


Dates Sessions Day Time Instructor

Mar 24

Mar 31

2 Su 1:00-4:30pm

Lori Gordon

DIY Floral Inspirations

Are you planning on doing the florals for your or a friend’s wedding? Do you need a few easy ideas? Do you want to know some of the professional’s tricks? In this class, we will discuss some easy techniques, design a simple bouquet and create a few easy centerpieces. Time will be left at the end of class if you wish to discuss how to create your inspirational florals. Feel free to bring pictures of your ideas to discuss.

Cost: $70


Dates Sessions Day Time Instructor
Apr 2 1 Tu 6:00 - 8:00pm

Deborah Moyer

Class will meet at MCCC Horticulture Greenhouse Complex

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:

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

Cost: $90


Dates Sessions Day Time Instructor

Apr 4

Apr 25

4 Th 6:30-8:30pm

Kathi Szabo

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


Dates Sessions Day Time Instructor

Apr 9

Apr 11

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

Jill Myra

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