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October Lifelong Learning classes are in-person and online

Highland Community College Lifelong Learning October courses include Car Maintenance Skills for Everyone, Decorative Tray, The History of the Stephenson County Fair, and the Korean War. In-person courses require social distancing and wearing a mask. Due to the COVID-19 guidance, in-person classes are subject to change. Visit highland.edu/hcc-advisory for updates.  Others have the option for Zoom™. To register online and view the complete Lifelong Learning schedule, visit highland.edu/lifelong. For more information, call 815-599-3403.

Introduction to QuickBooks

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

Registration deadline: Sept. 29

Class: Oct. 6; 6 — 8:30 p.m.

Fee: $35

Instructor: Jennifer Alderman

Attendees will learn about the differences between desktop and online versions of QuickBooks, how to enter data, an introduction to Payroll capabilities, bank reconciliations, roles of MyAccountant, and an overview of reports.

Decorative Tray

Location: Highland Community College, (Building T), room

T-122, 2998 W. Pearl City Rd., Freeport, Ill.

Registration deadline: Oct. 8

Class: Oct. 15; 6 — 8 p.m.

Fee: $39

Instructor: Cindy Bielefeldt

Attendees will learn how to upcycle a cabinet door, reclaim hardware handles, use chalk paint, and transfer the image into a decorative tray. Several colors, and patterns, and materials are supplied. No prior experience is necessary.

Car Maintenance Skills for Everyone

Location: Highland Community College, (Building T), room T-123/124, 2998 W. Pearl City Rd., Freeport, Ill.

Registration deadline: Oct. 9

Class: Oct. 16, 23; 8 a.m. — Noon

Fee: $52

Instructor: Jim Palmer

Attendees will learn basic car maintenance including what fluids a car needs, recommended service intervals, what’s under the hood, and basic maintenance procedures, like changing tires and wiper blades. The class includes short lectures and hands-on activities. Bring your car and comfortable clothes. Closed-toe shoes are required.

Korean War

Location: Highland Community College, Student/Conference Center (Building H), room H-127, 2998 W. Pearl City Rd., Freeport, Ill., or through Zoom.

Registration deadline: Oct. 13

Class: Oct. 20; 6 — 7:30 p.m.

Fee: $21

Instructor: Mark Peterson

The class examines the cultural background of Korea and the Japanese occupation and its division after World War II. It explores the events that led to the attack by North Korea and important battles, including the Pusan Perimeter, Inchon, Chosin Reservoir, and Soyang River.

CBD Oil and Medical Marijuana – What You Should Know

Location: Highland Community College, Student/Conference Center (Building H), room H-127, 2998 W. Pearl City Rd., Freeport, Ill.

Registration deadline: Oct. 14

Class: Oct. 21; 6 — 8 p.m.

Fee: $29

Instructor: Kerrylyn Rodriguez

There are many stories about the use and abuse of CBD oil and medical marijuana. Attendees will learn the facts about these two current health trends.

Other courses include:

  • Civilian Conservation Corps – White Pines Lodge, 6712 W. Pines Rd., Mt. Morris, Ill.
  • Highly Successful Presentations – HCC
  • Digital Storage – HCC
  • Introduction to Shield Metal Arc (Stick) Welding – HCC
  • Operating Systems – HCC
  • Resin Jewelry – HCC
  • History of the Stephenson County Fair – HCC
  • American Guerrillas in the Philippines – Silver Creek Museum, 2954 S. Walnut Rd., Freeport, Ill.
  • The Healing Art of Zentangle – HCC
  • Computer Networking Basics – HCC

Highland Campus

2998 W. Pearl City Rd. Freeport, IL 61032

815.235.6121

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