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Explore new skills with Highland’s Lifelong Learning classes

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Highland Community College’s Lifelong Learning November and December learning opportunities include creative arts, health and wellness, culinary, and other do-it-yourself courses.

GRAT-I-TANGLE

Location: Stockton Public Library, 140 W. Benton Ave., Stockton Ill.

Registration deadline: Nov. 23

Class: Nov. 30; 5-7 p.m.

Fee: $30

Instructor: Mary Leitzen Stayner

During this season the focus is on gratitude and appreciation — the first step in the art of Zentangle. Join the fun with a new kit of materials and explore new tangles to relax and unwind. If in possession of a Zentangle kit from a previous class, bring it along or purchase one from the instructor for $5.

Carb Counting for Diabetes and Healthy Living

Location: Highland Community College, Student Conference Center, room H-127, 2998 W. Pearl City Road, Freeport, Ill.

Registration deadline: Nov. 25

Class: Dec. 1; 6-8 p.m.

Fee: $29

Instructor: Kerrylyn Rodriguez

Learn about the important role carbohydrate counting plays in helping to maintain healthy blood glucose levels.

Stenciled Boards

Location: The Muse on Cedar Creek, 395 N. Cedarville Rd. Cedarville, Ill.

Registration deadline: Nov. 25

Class: Dec. 1; 6-8 p.m.

Fee: $45

Instructor: Catherine Urban

Design your own stenciled sign on wood! You will have your choice of one 12×16” stained board and one seasonally themed stencil. There are multiple stencil designs to choose from, paint, and take home!

Introduction to Oxy-Acetylene Welding

Location: Highland Community College, Dorothy and RC Clock Technology Center, room T-129, 2998 W. Pearl City Road, Freeport, Ill.

Registration deadline: Nov. 28

Class: Dec. 5; 5:30-8 p.m.

Fee: $37

Instructor: Roger Hicks

Welding is a popular hobby and an in-demand career. Learn about oxy-acetylene welding and learn information for a more for-credit class. This is a hands-on class; please dress to work in a shop including long sleeves, long pants, closed-toe shoes, and no loose clothing.

Fancy Appetizers Made Easy

Location: The Muse on Cedar Creek, 395 N. Cedarville Rd. Cedarville, Ill.

Registration deadline: Nov. 30

Class: Dec. 7; 6-8 p.m.

Fee: $35

Instructor: Josh King-Slowinski

Spice up your appetizer game for the holidays by learning how to make pepperoni basil tomato puffs, fall flavors goat cheese balls, onion jam mushroom & gruyere tartlets, and antipasto skewers!

Lifelong Learning’s many additional courses in November and December include:

•   Macrame Plant Hanger with Potted Plant – The Muse on Cedar Creek, 395 N. Cedarville Rd. Cedarville, Ill.

•   Introduction to Shield Metal Arc (Stick) Welding – Highland Community College, Dorothy and RC Clock Technology Center, room T-129.

  • Dinner Party Main Course with Two Sides – The Muse on Cedar Creek, 395 N. Cedarville Rd. Cedarville, Ill.
  • Korean War – Galena Public Library, 601 S. Bench St, Galena, Ill.
  • Dinner-Party Dessert – The Muse on Cedar Creek, 395 N. Cedarville Rd. Cedarville, Ill.
  • Travel Internationally to the New Rules – Highland Community College, Student Conference Center, room H-127.
  • Walk and Stretch Fall 2 – Mt. Morris Senior Center, 9 E Front St. Mt. Morris, Ill.
  • Introduction to Voiceovers — Zoom™.
  • Speed Spanish – Online
  • Introduction to Photoshop CC – Online

View the complete fall Lifelong Learning schedule and register for classes online at www.highland.edu/lifelong. For more information on Lifelong Learning, call 815-599-3403.

Highland Campus

2998 W. Pearl City Rd. Freeport, IL 61032

815.235.6121

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