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HCC Lifelong Learning offers October/November classes

Highland Community College Lifelong Learning October and November courses include Understanding Alzheimer’s & Dementia, Victorian Death and Mourning, Chair Yoga, Excel Everyday Spreadsheets, 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/November course details:

Victorian Death and Mourning

Location: Highland Community College, Building H, Room H-208, 2998 W. Pearl City Rd., Freeport, Ill.

Registration deadline: Oct. 17; Class: Oct. 24, 31; Class Time: 5:30 — 7 p.m.; Fee: $34

Instructor: Allison Sutton

This course will discuss concepts related to Victorian death and mourning. Subjects include mourning dress and material culture, spiritualism, cemetery design, American Civil War, as well as modern approaches towards death and mourning.

Chair Yoga

Location: Freeport YMCA Multi-Purpose Room, 2998 W. Pearl City Rd., Freeport, Ill.

Registration deadline: Oct. 22; Class: Oct. 29, Nov. 5, 12, 19, 26, Dec. 3, 10, 17; Class Time: 1 —2 p.m.; Fee: $56

Instructor: Jane VanHamme

Yoga is for everyone – and helps with stress, fatigue, pain; improving joint lubrication and balance. Enjoy the benefits of yoga while maintaining balance and stability through Chair Yoga.

Pouring Paint

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

Registration deadline: Oct. 30; Class: Nov. 6; Class Time: 6 — 8 p.m.; Fee: $46

Instructor: Cindy Bielefeldt

Try this fun-filled class that is all the rage. Learn techniques, formulas, and create two unique canvases. No two paintings are alike. All supplies are provided and an instruction sheet is included. Ideas will be given about how to use the paintings in jewelry, collage, even furniture.

Introduction to Voiceovers

Location: Highland Community College, Building H, Room H-208, 2998 W. Pearl City Rd., Freeport, Ill.

Registration deadline: Oct. 30; Class: Nov. 6; Class time: 6 — 8 p.m.; Fee: $49

Instructor: Alicia Midgley

Explore the voiceover industry. Discover current trends, opportunities, and tools needed to find success. Read a real script and receive coaching from the instructor, a professional, working voice actor from “Voices for All,” to improve delivery. Receive a professional voiceover evaluation later.

Excel – Everyday Spreadsheets

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

Registration deadline: Oct. 31; Class: Nov. 7, 14, 21; Class time: 6:30 — 8 p.m.; Fee: $59

Instructor: Shara Ibalio

Excel spreadsheets can help organize daily life. Learn how to organize life by using the rows and cells of spreadsheets.

Classes also being offered are:

  • Basics of Solar Electricity
  • Starting a Business on a Shoestring
  • Soups, Stews and Knife Skills
  • Usui Reiki Level 1 Certification
  • Passing Assets to the Next Generation
  • Smart Phone I – Basic
  • The Finer Points of Cheesecake
  • New – The Civil War
  • Beginner JuTe
  • Traveler’s Spanish – How to Communicate While Traveling in Spanish-Speaking Countries
  • Smart Phone II – Advanced
  • CBD Oil and Medical Marijuana – What You Should Know
  • Spanish Movie Night-Nov. 7, Frida, (Mexico)
  • New Mexican Fare

 

 

Highland Campus

2998 W. Pearl City Rd. Freeport, IL 61032

815.235.6121

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