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HCC Lifelong Learning continues with fall classes

Highland Community College Lifelong Learning November courses include Pizza making, Medicine of the Civil War, Windows 10 and more. To register and view the complete Lifelong Learning schedule, visit highland.edu/lifelong or call 815-599-3414. For more information about Lifelong Learning and to find out the latest in new course offerings, call 815-599-3403.

Lifelong Learning November course details:

Pizza

Location: St. John’s United Church of Christ, 1010 S. Park Blvd., Freeport, Ill.

Registration Deadline: Nov. 4; Class Date: Nov. 12; Class time: 5 — 8 p.m.; Fee: $45

Instructor: Michael Staver

Would you like to learn how to make great pizza, and the history of pizza? This traditional Italian dish typically consists of a thin layer of bread dough topped with spiced tomato sauce and cheese. A wide variety of garnishes are also used. Included will be the history of pizza. Please bring containers to take what you make home.

Medicine of the Civil War

Location: Galena Public Library, 601 S. Bench St., Galena, Ill.

Registration Deadline: Oct. 30; 3-day class.; Class Dates: Nov. 6, 13, 20; Class Time: 1 — 3 p.m.; Fee: $54

Instructor: Gordon Dammann

The creation of the National Museum of Civil War Medicine in Galena started as the idea of Gordon E. Dammann, D.D.S. He began collecting in 1972 and felt a museum would be a good way to share his collection. Dammann is the author of the three-volume Pictorial Encyclopedia of Civil War Medical Instruments and Equipment, co-author of Images of Civil War Medicine-A Photographic History, and editor of the reprint Memoirs of Jonathan Letterman, MD Surgeon of US Army 1861-1864.

Windows 10

Location: Highland Community College, Building T, room T-159, 2998 W. Pearl City Rd., Freeport, Ill.

Registration Deadline: Oct. 30; 2-day class.; Class Dates: Nov. 6, 13; Class Time: 6:30 — 8 p.m.; Fee: $42.50

Instructor: Shara Ibalio

Windows 10 has many built-in features such as BitLocker, Windows Defender Antivirus, the ability to access all your files, folders and apps from anywhere on any device with remote desktop, Windows Ink, Paint 3D and more. Learn about these features of Windows 10 and more. Also, learn the similarities between prior versions of Windows and 10. Bring your Windows 10 laptop to class and immediately apply what you are learning.

Coding

Location: Location: Highland Community College, Building T, room T-162, 2998 W. Pearl City Rd., Freeport, Ill.

Registration Deadline: Nov. 1; Class Date: Nov. 8; Class Time: 6 — 8 p.m.; Fee: $25

Instructor: Jeremy Monigold

Curious about coding? This course will define what coding is and what it can do. It will also identify the basic types of programming languages and the importance of good algorithm design. Participants will be introduced to multiple coding environments including programming for Web-based and desktop applications.

Spanish Movie Night-Nov. 8, All About My Mother, (Spain)

Location: Location: Highland Community College, Building H, room H-201B, 2998 W. Pearl City Rd., Freeport, Ill.

Registration Deadline: Nov.1; Class Date: Nov. 8; Class Time: 5:30 — 8:30 p.m.; Fee: $5 for adults and $2 for students

Instructor: Cristina Szterensus

There will be a brief introduction about the culture and importance of this topic before the showing and a discussion afterward. A single mother goes to Barcelona to find her son’s father, a transgender woman who does not know she has a child. The movie — which is a “comedy-drama”— is about gender, femininity, motherhood, family, identity and self-definition, gender roles, and stereotypes.

The Great Photography Workshop (and Photo Contest)

Location: Rock Valley College, 3301 N. Mulford Rd, Rockford, Ill.

Registration Deadline: Nov.2; Class Date: Nov. 10; Class Time: 9 a.m. — noon; Fee: $49

Instructor: Gary Gullett

Join us for this wonderful opportunity to learn more about photography, and to enter your best images in the photo contest. Your class fee includes one 8×10 photo (max size) entry, and you will have access to some great information at the workshop. If you want, we will clean and check your camera for $20 while the session is going on, and you will enjoy presentations by Nikon Professional Services during the workshop. Enter additional photos for $10 each. There will be 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place awards in each of the five categories (Photojournalism, People/Animals, Architecture, Scapes, Photographer’s Choice). Contact Gary Gullett at Adventure Safari Network, 815-222-2824 to register.

Home Security Basics

Location: Location: Highland Community College, Building T, room T-140, 2998 W. Pearl City Rd., Freeport, Ill.

Registration Deadline: Nov.8; Class Date: Nov. 15; Class Time: 6 — 8 p.m.; Fee: $25

Instructor: Jeremy Monigold

Do you sometimes wonder what it is that goes bump in the night in and around your home? Learn the components of a home security system and see how new home security systems can protect you, your family and your property by utilizing Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS) as well as other forms of detection for emergencies caused by fire, smoke, and water.

Italian

Location: St. John’s United Church of Christ, 1010 S. Park Blvd., Freeport, Ill.

Registration Deadline: Nov. 12; Class Date: Nov. 19; Class Time: 5 — 8 p.m.; Fee: $45

Instructor: Michael Staver

Learn classic Italian recipes. Even if you have taken the class before, please take it again. No recipes are repeated. Please bring containers to take what you make home.

Google Apps

Location: Highland Community College, Building T, room T-159, 2998 W. Pearl City Rd., Freeport, Ill.

Registration Deadline: Nov. 13; Class Date: Nov. 20; Class Time: 6:30 — 8 p.m.; Fee: $25

Instructor: Shara Ibalio

It seems there is a Google app for everything—mail, interest, drive, presentations, and more. With more than 20 free apps available to you, learn which apps will help with productivity, and how to use them.

Selling on eBay

Location: Location: Highland Community College, Building T, room T-159, 2998 W. Pearl City Rd., Freeport, Ill.

Registration Deadline: Nov. 20; 4-day class.; Class Dates: Nov. 27, Dec. 4, 11, 18; Class Time: 6:30 — 8 p.m.; Fee: $69

Instructor: Shara Ibalio

Have someone else’s treasures in your house? Turn your extra stuff into someone else’s treasures by selling on eBay. This seasoned eBay seller will offer tips and tricks to increase your selling price and success.

Google Apps

Location: Stephenson County Resource Center, 206 E. Stephenson St., Freeport, Ill.

Registration Deadline: Nov. 26; Class Date: Dec. 3; Class Time: 1 — 3 p.m.; Fee: $29

Instructor: TBD

It seems there is a Google app for everything—mail, interest, drive, presentations, and more. With more than 20 free apps available to you, learn which apps will help with productivity, and how to use them.

Eagle Safari

Location: Call Gary Gullett at 815-222-2824 for location.

Registration Deadline: Dec. 29; Class Date: Jan. 5; Class Time: 7 a.m. — 5 p.m.; Fee: $109

Instructor: Gary Gullett

Join us for spectacular eagle viewing and photography on the Mississippi. Learn about our nation’s symbol and get close looks at these magnificent birds. Bundle up and let’s celebrate the New Year with some eagle information and truly great images of our national bird. Departs from the Stenstrom Center in Rockford, Ill. Please contact Gary Gullett at Adventure Safari Network at 815-222-2824 to register.

 

 

 

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