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HCC Lifelong Learning October classes

Highland Community College Lifelong Learning October courses include Selling on eBay, Pickleball for Beginners, Investing in Stocks and Bonds, German cooking, 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 October course details:

Selling on eBay

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

Registration deadline: Sept. 26; Class: Oct. 3, 10, 17, 24; 6:30 — 8 p.m.; Fee: $69

Instructor: Shara Ibalio

Have someone else’s treasures in your house? Turn extra stuff into someone else’s treasures by selling on eBay. The instructor, a seasoned eBay seller, will offer tips and tricks to increase the selling price for a successful sale.

Pickleball for Beginners

Location: YMCA Auxiliary Gym, 2998 W. Pearl City Rd., Freeport, Ill.

Registration deadline: Sept. 27; Class: Oct. 4, 11, 18, 25; 10:30 a.m. — Noon; Fee: $48

Instructor: Corey Engel

Pickleball is a cross between badminton and tennis and is the fastest growing sport among baby boomers in America. It is played on a badminton-sized court with a paddle, a wiffle-type ball, and a net 34 inches high. This introductory course provides the opportunity to learn a team sport, including rules of the game and equipment, to get started and provides a fun outlet for fitness, competition, and socialization.

Investing in Stocks and Bonds

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

Registration deadline: Oct. 1; Class: Oct. 8, 15, 22, 29; 2:30 — 4 p.m.; Fee: $49

Instructor: Michael Jazo

Investing in Stocks and Bonds helps decide which stocks to purchase and which ones to sell. This class will help students read markets and develop and maintain a stock trading system using both fundamental and technical analysis. Michael Jazo has worked in the financial industry for more than 20 years.

German Cooking

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

Registration deadline: Oct. 7; Class: Oct. 14; 5:30 — 8:30 p.m.; Fee: $45

Instructor: Michael Staver

Learn how to make a tempting Kartoffelsalat (potato salad), spaetzle, and other authentic German dishes. Please bring containers to take food home.

Intro to Oxy-Acetylene Welding

Location: Highland Community College, Building T, Room T-129, 2998 W. Pearl City Rd., Freeport, Ill.

Registration deadline: Oct. 7; Class: Oct. 14; 5:30 — 8 p.m.; Fee: $35

Instructor: Roger Hicks

Welding is a popular hobby and an in-demand career. In this class, students will learn what oxy-Acetylene Welding is from a Highland instructor. (You may even want to learn more in a for-credit class).  This is a hands-on class, please dress appropriately to work in a shop including long sleeves, long pants, closed-toe shoes, and no loose clothing.

Paint Party with Friends – Summer to Fall

Location: Freeport Art Museum, 121 N. Harlem Ave., Freeport, Ill.

Registration deadline: Oct. 9; Class: Oct.  16; 6 — 8 p.m.; Fee: $29

Instructor: Barry Treu

It’s time for another paint party with friends at the Freeport Art Museum. Enjoy refreshments while putting paint to canvas to tell the story of summer turning to fall. All supplies, refreshments, and artistic guidance included. No experience necessary.

Classes also being offered are:

  • Pickleball for Intermediate Players
  • Photo the Festival: A Documentary Experience
  • The Secrets to Cajun Cuisine
  • Photoshop Elements (RVC)
  • Car Maintenance Skills for Everyone
  • Victorian Death and Mourning
  • Social Media Advertising for Business
  • Chair Yoga
  • Understanding Alzheimer’s & Dementia
  • Instant Pot Basics
  • Nature’s Home Remedies
  • Concrete Leaf Casting Workshop with Sunny Hill Craft Company
  • Creative Casseroles
  • How to Manage the Cloud: iCloud, Google Drive, OneDrive, DropBox

Highland Campus

2998 W. Pearl City Rd. Freeport, IL 61032

815.235.6121

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