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COMMUNITY AND RECREATIONAL COURSES

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REGISTRATION BEGINS WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 4, 2017
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Culinary & Spirits

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SPRING WINE SERIES - Classes meet at the Wooden Angel, Beaver., Tues., 7-8:30 p.m.

Wine Series Discounted Special RECR15112 • $40 + $100 Lab
Take all 4 classes and save $20 for attending all sessions! Refunds only if written notification is received before first session.

Wine 101 - Storage Tips & Service Hacks RECR15108 • $10 + $30 Lab
Not sure how or what temperatures to store your bottles?  We have the answers and tricks to help keep open wine a day or 2 longer. And hacks that can be done to aerate and filter along with Sommelier tricks of the trade.  2/21.

Wine 102 - Grenache/ Garancha RECR15109 • $10 + $30 Lab
Discover the greatness of Grenache/Garancha from Provence and Rose to Spain’s Navarra region, this overlooked varietal will show its true colors since it’s the only variety to have white and red versions. 3/21.

Wine 103 - Spring Has Sprung RECR15110 • $10 + $30 Lab
Time for Rosé and lighter styles of wine to shake off the long winter blues.   4/18.

Wine 104 - Kim Crawford Winery RECR15111 • $10 + $30 Lab
Let’s explore Kim Crawford Winery, New Zealand at its best. Their award -winning Sauvignon Blanc is just the start.  5/16.

 

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All cooking classes meet at Central Valley High School, 160 Baker Rd. Ext., in the Home Economics Room - South D201.

Make first right at CVHS main entrance (parking lot next to Rudy Gradisek baseball field) and enter the Central Administration doors.  D201 is the first room on left.

NEW! A Bit of Italy  RECR00502 • $25 +$15 Lab
Your Le Cordon Bleu trained chef will take you on an adventure to Italy by teaching you to properly make pasta noodles by hand and top them off with homemade Aglio e olio, Alfredo, Marinara and a pesto sauce demonstration. Bring rolling pin and containers to class. 3 Hours. Mon., 3/6, 6-9 p.m.

NEW! EZ Easter Bread  RECR05601 • $25 + $15 Lab
What better says “I Love You” than a loaf of homemade Easter Bread? Please bring a large bowl, tea towel and wooden spoon. 3 Hours. Tues., 3/28, 6-9 p.m.

NEW! Masterful Mexican RECR05901 • $25 + $15 Lab
If you’re feeling a little spicy, try making some traditional Empanadas with old fashioned refried beans with your Le Cordon Bleu trained chef.  Bring rolling pin and containers to class.  3 Hours. Mon., 4/24, 6-9 p.m.

Pierogis RECR01503 • $20 + $10 Lab
A Pittsburgh & Beaver County favorite! Make from scratch using an old Polish recipe that has been patiently perfected over the years. Please bring rolling pin and small container. 3 Hours. Mon., 3/27, 6-9 p.m.

Fine Arts - Unleash Your Creativity

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NEW! Antique Jewelry Treasures RECR09801 • $35 + $15 Lab
Celebrate Women’s History Month by taking his hands-on “Diamonds to Bakelite” class! Learn the following from a proprietor: antique jewelry as an investment; jewelry trends; styles, gemstones, eras and cost points; buying with confidence; cautions for buying; and more. Light breakfast snacks/eye loupe included. 3 Hours. Sat., 3/25, 9a.m.-12 p.m. LRC, Room 9110.

Art of Pottery $39 + $160 Lab
Tuesday - Explore aspects of handling clay such as coil building, slab building, and solid carving to make both functional and sculptural objects. Friday - “Get your hands dirty” and explore the creative facets of pottery. Learn to use the potter’s wheel to make drinking/ serving vessels. Both sessions designed for all skill levels. 16 Hours-8 Weeks. Stray Cat Studio, 507 7th Ave., Beaver Falls.

RECR46603 • Tues., 1/10-2/28, 6-8 p.m.
RECR46604 • Fri., 1/13-3/3, 10 a.m.-12 p.m.

Photography (Digital SLR) Workshop RECR06202 • $95 + $25 Lab
Learn about exposure control, ISO, shutter speed, aperture, flash techniques, composition, and lighting. Taught by an award winning photographer: Please bring digital SLR camera, manual, and lunch. 6 Hours. Sat., 2/18, 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. LRC, Room 9110.

Photoshop for Photographers RECR39602 • $95 + $25 Lab
In this fast-paced course, learn to use Photoshop CC to improve and retouch your digital photographs. Taught by an award winning photographer and Adobe Certified Expert: www.weddingsbyheather.com. Please bring a lunch. Course requires prior Photoshop knowledge. 6 Hours. Sat., 3/11, 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.  VFC, Room 3109.

NEW! Pysanky Eggs •  RECR08601  • $55
Learn the ancient folk art of “pysanky” – Ukrainian-style eggs. Create beautifully intricate patterns with this wax resist method. Supplies are $15 and payable to instructor  at the first class. Ages 13-Adult. 12 Hours-6 Weeks. Mon., 3/6-4/10, 6-8 p.m. VFC, Room 3006.

Watercolor and Pastel Painting RECR30002 • $55 + 5 Lab
Learn to work with watercolor and pastel media to create an excellent foundation for developing your painting skills. Explore using watercolor with pastel to finish your artwork and improve your ability to use multimedia techniques. Material list will be provided. Instructor Hiromi Katayama. Bring bag lunch. 5 Hours. Sat., 4/8, 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m. VFC, Room 3005.

Wood Carving - Intro RECR05002 • $105 + $38 Lab
Learn to carve with two-time world champion, Jeff Kowal. Students will learn basic carving skills, safety, sharpening and complete a 3D carving. 21 Hours-7 Weeks. Mon. & Wed., 2/27- 4/12, 6:30-8 p.m. VFC, Room 3007.

 

 

Fitness & Sports - Get Moving

 

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Cardio Kickboxing • RECR05502 • $79
A high energy class that takes the basics of boxing and karate and turns them into a calorie burning and muscle building workout. 16 Hours-8 Weeks. Mon. & Wed., 2/6-3/29, 7:45-8:45 p.m.  CEC, Room 2301.

NEW! Kettlebell HIIT • RECR07401 • $49 + $12 Lab
Build  cardio  endurance,  boost  metabolism, and increase strength with HIIT (high intensity interval training) workouts.   Come prepared  for an intense workout! Tennis shoes required. Bring water bottle, mat, and towel. If you have knee or back problems, bring clearance from physician. Kettlebells supplied. 8 Hours-8 Weeks. Mon., 2/27-4/17, 6:30-7:30 p.m.  All- Zen Fitness, 2236 Brodhead Rd., Aliquippa.

Personal Trainer National Certification OCCP56802 • $165 + $534 Lab
An online orientation will paint a clear picture of what to expect in the course. Course comprised of 15 hours of lecture, 15 hours of training, an exam, and a 30-hour internship. Theory classes at CCBC and clinical at local health club.  Register for orientation. Call 1-888-330-9487 or visit www.witseducation. com. 36 Hours-6 Weeks. Sat., 3/18-4/29 (no class 4/15), 9 a.m.-12 p.m. LRC, Room 9111 and 1-4 p.m.  Clinical-TBD.

Pilates - Intro • RECR10202 • $99
Target the deepest muscles in the body to create a strong core. Please bring handweights and an exercise mat. 24 Hours-12 Weeks. Mon. & Wed., 2/6-4/26, 5:15-6:15 p.m. CEC, Room 2301.

Pilates - Advanced • RECR27602 • $99
Perfect for those who wish to go even deeper with stretching and advanced strengthening. Please bring hand weights and an exercise mat. 24 Hours-12 Weeks. Mon. & Wed., 2/6- 4/26, 6:30-7:30 p.m. CEC, Room 2301.

 

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Gentle Yoga • $98 + $5 Lab
This class focuses on stretching all areas of the body while relieving stress and increasing flexibility. Modifications made for each student if needed. Please bring a mat. 21 Hours-14 Weeks.  CEC, Room 2301.

RECR21704 • Wed., 2/15-5/17, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
RECR21705 • Thurs., 2/9-5/11, 7:30-9 p.m.

Yoga Core Strength & Stretch RECR05101 • 69 + $5 Lab
Emphasis on core strength to help keep you safe, while challenging your body to stay strong.  Tone your midline and help prevent and control back pain.  12 Hours-12 Weeks. Sat., 2/18-4/29, (no class 4/15), 10-11 a.m. CEC, Room 2301.

 

 

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Ironwood Golf Center, 3036 Brodhead Rd., Aliquippa.
8 Hours-4 Weeks. Tues. & Thurs, 3/28-4/20.

Golf - Beginning • $60
Bring a 9 iron to the first class, but all clubs will be covered. Learn how to grip your club, how to swing, and what clubs to use. Additional charge each night to use driving range’s golf balls. 

RECR02103 • 5-6 p.m.
RECR02104 • 7-8 p.m.

Golf - Intermediate • RECR02202 6-7 p.m.• $60
Bring a 9 iron to the first class as we emphasize working with your natural abilities to enhance your strengths and improve your weaknesses. Additional charge each night to use driving range golf balls. 

 

Languages - Broaden Your World

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Enrollment is limited. Register early!
REGISTRATION BEGINS WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 4, 2017
To register by phone: 724-480-3575  •  my.ccbc.edu   •  For course information: 724-480-3452

English as Second Language - Intro RECR38502 • $140 + 15 Lab
Your intro to English through listening, speaking, reading and writing will include the alphabet, numbers, pronunciation, grammar, communication skills, and cultural awareness. Inquire about potential scholarships. 30 Hours-10 Weeks. Mon. & Wed., 2/20-4/26, 5:30- 7 p.m.  LRC, Room 9115.

NEW! Grammar Crash Course OCCP43001 • $39 + $5 Lab
Have you reread your grammar/e-mails lately? Let’s give grammar the attention it deserves through a variety of exercises aimed to clean up your grammar until it shines!  3.5 Hours. Fri., 2/24, 8:30 a.m.-12 p.m. CEC, Room 2202. 

Sign Language - Intro RECR30802 • $105 + 15 Lab
Through this introduction to American Sign Language used by the Deaf in America, learn fingerspelling and signs for frequently used words. 20 Hours-10 Weeks. Mon., 2/13-4/17, 6:30-8:30 p.m. LRC, Room 9104.

Sign Language - Intermediate RECR30901 • $55 + $10 Lab
Designed for those who’ve taken an intro American Sign Language class and want to continue to develop their expressive and receptive skills. American Deaf culture reviewed and signing drills/activities to  focus on increasing signing vocabulary and improving conversational skills. 10 Hours -5 Weeks. Mon., 4/24-5/22, 6:30-8:30 p.m. LRC, Room 9104.

Spanish - Intro • RECR31002 • $105 + 10 Lab
Become proficient in four basic skills. Students will answer questions that require them to speak about their daily lives, express their opinions, and supply real information. 20 Hours-10 Weeks. Tues., 3/7-5/9, 6-8 p.m. LRC, Room 9111.

Spanish - Intermediate RECR31102 • $105 + $10 Lab
Continue to improve your skills as you work towards increasing your level of conversation and comprehension of written materials. 20 Hours-10 Weeks. Wed., 3/8-5/10, 6-8 p.m. LRC, Room 9111.

Spanish - Advanced RECR47002 • $105 +$10 Lab
Designed to help students attain a desirable level of proficiency in the four basic skills: speaking, listening, reading and writing. 20 Hours-10 Weeks. Thurs., 3/9-5/11, 6-8 p.m. LRC, Room 9111.

 

 

 

Lifelong Learners - Never Stop Growing

Customized for 65+ Learners

No Senior Waivers

 

 

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FREE TUITION FOR ADULT LEARNERS  (You must be 65 and over to attend) 
Tuition waived or reduced for all classes only in the Lifelong Learner section.  Lab fees apply.  Seating on first-come, first-served basis. 

Computer Tinkerer • SENR02101 • $10 Lab

Learn about Internet security, how to safely buy online, an overview of Pinterest, how to clean up and edit your photos online, and more. Time set aside for students’ questions. 6 Hours-3 Weeks. Wed., 2/22-3/8, 5:30-7:30 p.m. STC, Room 4003.

Gentle Yoga • $10 + $10 Lab
Learn and practice gentle yoga to improve mental and physical health as you focus on customized methods to improve flexibility, circulation, relaxation, and meditation. 8 Hours-8 Weeks. Fri., 2/10-3/31, CEC, Room 2301.

SENR00803 • 10-11 a.m.
SENR00804 • 11 a.m.-12 p.m.

Healing Hands • SENR01502 • $5 Lab
Energy balancing is recognized as one of the most powerful tools in the holistic health field due to its simple, effective, and easy -to-learn modality of healing. 3 Hours. Fri., 2/24, 9 a.m.- 12 p.m. STC, Room 1005.

Life’s Images • SENR00202 • $10 + $15 Lab
Venture into the unexplored territory of drawing landscapes, seascapes, animals and people using your imagination and favorite medium. Bring an image of your project and materials of choice (e.g.,oil, charcoal, pastels, water colors or acrylics).   10 Hours-5 Weeks. Fri., 3/3-3/31, 10 a.m.-12 p.m. VFC, Room 3006.

NEW! Memoir Writing II • SENR02401 • $25
Continue conjuring up those memories to write into memoirs. Readings and writing prompts will spark those long-forgotten memories. Bring pen and pencil and get ready to write. 12 Hours-6 Weeks. Fri., 3/3-4/7, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. SSC, Room 1005.

 

DIY: Build Your Skillset

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DIY - Basic Electric Repairs RECR02406 • $20 + $20 Lab
Learn about GFI’s, how to wire a 3-way light switch, cut in and measure receptacles, and the most common solutions for household circuitry and electricity problems. 2 Hours. Tues., 4/18, 6:30-8:30 p.m. VFC, Room 3007.

DIY - Basic Plumbing Repairs RECR02407 • $30 + $20 Lab
Learn about flush valves, shark bites, faucet changes, and more! 4 Hours-2 Weeks. Tues., 3/14 -3/21, 6:30-8:30 p.m. VFC, Room 3007.

 

DIY - Dog Grooming RECR14903 • $40 + $20 Lab
Learn how to properly maintain all coat types. Learn about nail trimming and grinding, ear care, bathing, tooth brushing, and anal gland expression. 6 Hours-3 Weeks.  Thurs., 3/23- 4/6, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Grooming Depot, 2284 Brodhead Rd, Suite 1, Aliquippa.

 

Music & Dance - Build Your Talents

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Ballroom Dancing • RECR00302 • $95
Learn the swing, cha-cha, rumba, salsa, waltz, and fox trot. Tuition listed above is per person. Must register with a partner and use a separate registration form for each person. 18 Hours-12 Weeks. Thur., 2/16-5/4, 5:45-7:15 p.m. CEC, Room 2301.

Beauty of Ballet RECR47202 • $45 +$10 Lab
Learn ballet basics as you strengthen muscles and increase flexibility through the grace of ballet. Ages 15- Adult. 8 Hours-8 Weeks. Sat., 2/11-4/1, 9-10 a.m. Lighthouse for the Blind, 720 3rd Ave., New Brighton.

Belly Dancing RECR28402 • $65 + 12 Lab
Discover and practice the basic moves, rhythms, and styles of belly dancing. All ages can enjoy this calorie-burning dance. 12 Hours-8 Weeks. Tues., 2/14-4/4, 6:45-7:45 p.m. All Zen Studio, 2236 Brodhead Rd., Aliquippa.

Special Interests - Enhance Living

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A Course in Miracles RECR07802 • $39 + $10 Lab
Based on the book, this course will provide new perspectives for solutions to problems and will offer new insights to help you open your mind for success. Please provide email upon registration. 6 Hours-4 Weeks. Sat., 2/11-3/4, 9:30-11 a.m. LRC, Room 9111.

Anatomy of Murder • RECR47302 • $20
New cases! Former District Attorney Anthony Berosh will discuss some of Beaver County’s most infamous murder cases. Learn about the actions taken to bring the cases to conclusion and the reasons some are still unsolved. 2 Hours. Tues., 3/14, 7-9 p.m.  LRC, Room 9104.

NEW! Anatomy of the Spirit RECR45801 • $39 +$15
Explore the seven stages of power & healing. Using the wisdom of the Hindu, Christian and Kaballah traditions, students will identify stresses, beliefs & attitudes that can cause illnesses. 6 Hours-3 Weeks. Wed., 3/1-3/15, 6-8 p.m. Healing Place, 3571 Brodhead Rd., Monaca. 

Building Your Home Inventory RECR47701 • $29 + $5 Lab
If disaster strikes, will you know what you lost? Do you know the value of items when making an insurance claim? Would you know what is missing if you are robbed? Learn easy steps to conduct your own inventory. 2 Hours. Wed., 3/15, 6:30-8:30 p.m. CEC, Room 2203.

Citizenship Preparation RECR46101 • Free Tuition
Prepare to take the Naturalization examination. Students will also be assisted with the completion of the  I-400 Naturalization application. 8 Hours -4 Weeks. Fri. 5/5-5/26, 3-5 p.m. LRC, Room 9111.

Connecting to Your Angels • $30
Come find out the names of your birth angels and the best manner to become connected with them. Learn about the archangels and receive a mini- reading for a message from these heavenly beings. 2 Hours. 7-9 p.m. CEC, Room 2202.
RECR40604 • Thurs., 3/23
RECR40605   •  Wed., 5/10

Driver Safety Program for Seniors RECR10603 • Free Tuition
For 50+, learn defensive driving techniques; new traffic laws; rules of the road; the effects of medication; and more. Material fee $15 for AARP members & $20 for non-members - due first class. 8 Hours-2 Weeks. Sat., 3/11-3/18, 8:45 a.m.-1 p.m.  LRC, Room 9113.

Driver Safety Program for Seniors - Refresher • RECR38102 • Free Tuition
You MUST bring certificate with you showing completion of an 8-hour class within last 3 years to receive 5-10% insurance reduction. Material fee - $15 for AARP members & $20 for non-members due first class. 4 Hours. Sat., 2/25, 8:45 a.m.-1 p.m. LRC, Room 9113.

Estate Planning Basics RECR01301 • $35 + $5 Lab
Focus is on early protection for 25 to 55 year olds by reviewing: wills intestacy, probate, custody and protection of children, trusts, powers of attorney, living wills and health care directives. 2 Hours. Tues., 4/11, 6:30-8:30 p.m. STC, Room 4103.

Estate & Long Term Care Planning RECR01602 • $35 + $5 Lab
Seasoned elder attorney leads class with focus on those 55+ or children concerned about parents. Traditional estate planning vs. living trusts, Medicare & Medicaid, long-term care issues, POA, guardianships, gifting, jointly owned bank account, inheritance taxes, and more. 2 Hours. Tues., 5/2, 6:30-8:30 p.m. STC, Room 4103.

Get Paid to Talk • RECR31803 • $39 + $5 Lab
Ever been told you have a great voice? From audio books and cartoons to documentaries, commercials, and more, learn about the  growing field of voice over. You’ll have an opportunity to record a short professional script under the instructor’s direction.  2.5 Hours. Wed., 3/29, 6:30-9 p.m. LRC, Room 9110.

Event and Party Planning RECR27701 • $59 + $25 Lab
Have you ever wondered what it takes to become an event planner? Or would you simply like to learn the key steps for planning the perfect event? Whether for fun or for a career in the field, discover the secrets for turning an overwhelming task into a stress- free, joy-filled pursuit. Lunch included! 5.5 Hours. Sat., 4/1, 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m. LRC, Room 9113.

Hospice Volunteer Workshop RECR28502 • Free Tuition
Learn how to comfort/assist patients and their families. Individuals certified to fulfill volunteer roles within the Heartland Hospice family after completing course.  Breakfast & lunch provided. 14 Hours. Fri. & Sat., 4/7 & 4/8, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.  LRC, Room 9110.

Investment Savvy RECR01201 • $55 + $10 Lab
Learn how even small amounts of money can help you become financially secure. Learn: 1) investment basics dealing with risk and reward; 2) income producing investments… bonds, CD’s, and money market funds; and 3)stock market, securities, mutual funds. 9 Hours-6 Weeks. Tues., 3/28-5/2, 6:30-8 p.m. LRC, Room 9104.

Life Binder • RECR11901 • $29 +$5 Lab
Design a binder filled with everything you need at your fingertips.  Great for all ages from college students (class schedules, books to read, research, resume, clubs) to empty nesters (activities page, family birthdays, memberships, vacation plans, vital records). 2 Hours. Wed., 4/5, 6:30-8:30 p.m. CEC, Room 2203.

Peace Education Program RECR26601 • $5 Lab
PEP, a media-based educational program is a series of ten, 1-hour workshops focused on personal peace and discovering inner resources such as inner strength, appreciation, and hope. 10 Hours-10 Weeks. Thurs., 2/9- 4/13, 6:30-7:30 p.m. CEC, Room 2203.

Reiki  • RECR17701 • $59 +$15 Lab
Reiki is spiritually guided life force  energy. You’ll learn hand positions, how to give a complete Reiki treatment for self and others, and receive four attunements. Wear comfortable clothing and bring a pillow. Textbook can be purchased from instructor for $25. 6 Hours. Sat., 2/4, 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. The Healing Place, 3571 Brodhead Rd., Monaca.

When Can I Retire? Retirement & Social Security Planning • RECR18501 • $25
Will you be able to keep your lifestyle in retirement? Attend this fact-filled seminar on how to make your retirement dreams and goals a reality by prioritizing your savings/ spending plans and identifying income sources that can create your retirement paycheck. 2 Hours. Thurs., 3/30, 6-8 p.m. LRC, Room 9113.

Writer’s Publishing Workshop RECR03302 • $65 + $20 Lab
Learn how to organize and develop themes and ideas, complete material for publication, pursue publication avenues, and copyright material. Bring a writing tablet/pencil. 12 Hours-6 Weeks. Sat., 2/18-3/25, 10 a.m.-12 p.m.STC, Room 4002.