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Painting with Kim Simons: CLC 1023 01 NC

Cost: $250 per person/$240 seniors
Date: Saturday, February 29, March 7, March 14 and March 21 from 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Location: D106
Presenter: Kim Simons

In this hands-on class students will learn from Sullivan County “Dove” artist and award winning Food Network cake artist, Kim Simons, about all the basics of painting. Instruction will include sketching, brush strokes, mixing colors and how to create a variety of different images. Students will be utilizing a variety of techniques to begin to explore the endless possibilities that painting has to offer. Supplies will be provided.

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Conversational Spanish: CLC 1016 01 NC

Cost: $199 per person/$194 seniors
Date: Tuesdays and Thursdays, March 3, 5, 10, 17, 19, 24, 26 and 31 from 6:00 pm-8:00 pm (No class on 3/12)
Location: G120
Presenter: Lorraine Lopez-Janove

If you have always wanted to learn Spanish, you’re not alone; tens of millions of people study the language every day around the world. Spanish is a language full of beauty, melody, layers of meaning, and a rich linguistic history. It can take you all over the world, from South America to Spain and even to the islands of the Pacific. This beginner course will cover the basics that will allow you to understand, participate and grow your ability to converse and connect with Spanish-speaking members of your community.

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NYS Real Estate Saleperson Course: CLC 1017 01 NC

Cost: $469 per person
Date: Tuesdays and Thursdays from March 10 - June 4 from 6:00 pm-9:00 pm
Location: G121
Presenter: Larry Steiger

This course will provide participants with the 75 hours of instruction required to be eligible for a New York Salesperson license, and will provide the practical business knowledge and foundation necessary to be a successful real estate salesperson in New York. Required Book: Modern Real Estate Practice in New York for Salespersons, (12th Edition) By Irlander.

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Notary Public Workshop: CLC 1018 01 NC

Cost: $99 per person/$94 seniors
Date: Thursday, March 12 from 12:30 pm-4:30 pm
Location: Narrowsburg Union / Room: 101
Presenter: Victor Bujanow, CIC

This workshop will prepare you for the NYS Notary Public test and will provide a comprehensive view of the Notary Public office. Laws, concepts, and procedures will be clearly explained and clarified with examples being provided to illuminate situations that a Notary Public officer is likely to encounter. Topics will include: Avoiding conflicts of interest, maintaining professional ethics, charging proper fees, handling special situations, when to defer to an attorney and minimizing legal liability.

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Notary Public Workshop: CLC 1018 02 NC

Cost: $99 per person/$94 seniors
Date: Friday, March 13 from 10:00 am-2:00 pm
Location: F006
Presenter: Victor Bujanow, CIC

This workshop will prepare you for the NYS Notary Public test and will provide a comprehensive view of the Notary Public office. Laws, concepts, and procedures will be clearly explained and clarified with examples being provided to illuminate situations that a Notary Public officer is likely to encounter. Topics will include: Avoiding conflicts of interest, maintaining professional ethics, charging proper fees, handling special situations, when to defer to an attorney and minimizing legal liability.

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Basic Acting for Television and Film: CLC 1020 01 NC

Cost: $229 per person/$224 seniors - 6 classes
Date: Saturdays, March 21 - April 25 from 11:00 am –1:00 pm
Location: F118
Presenter: Hudson Cooper

Join your instructor, working actor and writer, Hudson Cooper with over 20 years of experience in multiple recurring roles on many network shows (Detective Jefferies on Law & Order: Criminal Intent and more). Gain the knowledge, skill and comfort level to perform in front of the camera. Learn the art of auditioning, preparing a monologue and getting comfortable doing scenes while improving your chances of making it as an actor. Movie and television shows have started to discover Sullivan County. So let’s discover your acting talent! For beginners or those with some experience. Ages 15 and up. Space is limited.

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Writing for Television and Film: CLC 1021 01 NC

Cost: $229 per person/$224 seniors - 6 classes
Date: Saturdays, March 21 - April 25 from 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Location: F118
Presenter: Hudson Cooper

Join your instructor, working actor and writer, Hudson Cooper with over 20 years of experience in multiple recurring roles on many network shows (Detective Jefferies on Law & Order: Criminal Intent and more). Everyone has an idea that they think would make a good movie or television show. But just thinking about it won’t make it a reality. In this class learn how to develop that idea into a written script. Unlike most writing classes that just concentrate on the mechanics, this class will also help you develop your own screenplay or teleplay! Learn how to develop realistic dialogue, make the characters come alive and move the plot to a logical ending. To paraphrase Rod Stewart… ”Every picture comes from a story, don’t it.” Now let’s turn your story into a script. Participants will need to bring their laptop to class. Ages 15 and up. Space is limited.

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Pickleball No slots remaining!: #CLC1029 01 NC

(FREE of Charge)

Cost: FREE of Charge
Date: Monday and Wednesday, March 23-April 29 from 5:30 pm-6:30 pm
Location: Paul Gerry Fieldhouse
Presenter: Terry Grafmuller

Pickleball is one of the fastest growing sports in America which involves a court and a net. And, no, it's not tennis or badminton! Yes it’s that pickleball, the one your grandma played, and the one you may consider beneath your athletic pay grade. Time to rethink that! Pickleball is something of a mix between tennis, racquetball and ping pong. Come out and explore the sport just for fun!

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Stress Relief for All: CLC 1028 01 NC

Cost: $89 per person/$84 seniors
Date: Tuesdays, March 24-April 28 from 5:30 pm-6:15 pm
Location: F119
Presenter: Rebecca DeRosa

Let’s face it, life is stressful! Finding a work/life balance, dealing with health, finances—it all takes its toll. While some stress is unavoidable, there are many ways to reduce stress and tension in our lives. Through discussion, guided meditation, chair yoga, and tips for self-care, this workshop will give you the tools you need to make your life more manageable.

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Small Business Social Media: CLC 1024 01 NC

Cost: $229 per person/$224 Seniors
Date: Wednesdays, March 25-April 29 from 6:00 pm-8:00 pm
Location: D106
Presenter: Shawn Lang

Social media is not an option for successfully marketing a small business, it’s a necessity! We now live in a digital age where social media is changing by the day, a significant challenge for business owners wanting to reach their target audience. Careful planning, understanding the tools, finding your voice, and applying proven best practices can give your brand or organization an edge in social marketing. This course is ideal for independent small businesses, artists, makers, creators, and those of you who are looking to start your own business. This 6-week course is all about creating the content, profile, and messaging you need to stand out, connect, and engage! Course lead by Shawn Lang of The Farmhouse Project, a local online lifestyle brand and community advocate.

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Pizza Making 101: CLC 1015 02 NC

Cost: $55 per person / $50 seniors per class or three for $150
Date: Friday, March 27 from 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location: Kitchen: H031
Presenter: Chef Mary Magnetico

Whether you like your pizza with a thick or a thin crust, with tons of sauce or no sauce, this class will provide a repertoire that includes just about everyone’s favorite. Learn the best baking techniques and work hands-on to make the following: Pizza Dough, Tomato Sauce, Pesto Sauce, Assorted Pizza Toppings, Fresh Herbs, and Sauteed Vegetables. At the end of the evening delight in dessert Pizza with Nutella and Fresh Fruit!

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Musical Theater Production: #CLC 1022 02 NC

(2nd Session)

Cost: $229 per student each session - 6 classes per session
Date: Saturdays, March 28 - May 23 from 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm (No class on 4/11, 5/2, and 5/16)
Location: Seelig Theater
Presenter: Jessica López-Barkl

This is the 2nd of two sessions, and will run from March 28 - May 23. To register for the 1st session, which will run from January 25 - March 14, click here. Students in this class will discover, explore, and develop their own unique talents as cast members in a musical production. Every aspect of putting on a show from audition techniques to taking a final bow is covered. The end result will be the performance of an age-appropriate, musical play or revue. Each child will receive instruction in vocal production and presentation, movement and dance, theater games, character development, and an introduction into the backstage crafts of props, set, lights, make-up, and costumes. Parts will be cast based on individual abilities. Ages 7-14 years.

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Medicare 101: #CLC 1027 01 NC

(FREE of Charge)

Cost: FREE of Charge
Date: Tuesday, April 7 from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Location: F120
Presenter: Jim Farnham, MBA, MS, Licensed Agent

Will you turn 65 soon? Will you soon be eligible for Medicare? This class will give you a better understanding of Medicare and how Medicare works. Learn how and when to enroll, as well as insurance options that are available. Review and compare Medicare Parts A, B, C and D. Explore and evaluate Original Medicare, Prescription Drug Plans, Medicare Supplement Insurance and Medicare Advantage Plans. Receive the most up-to-date information and simplify the choices you need to make.

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Advanced Microsoft Excel: CLC 1026 01 NC

Cost: $79 per person/$74 Seniors
Date: Saturdays, April 11 and 18 from 10:00 am-1:00 pm
Location: G005
Presenter: Dawn Ryder

Take your Excel skills to the next level with our Advanced Excel course. You’ll soon be crunching data, using advanced formulas, creating impressive graphs and charts like a pro, plus much more. Join us to become a power user of Excel.

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Cupcake Bouquets: CLC 1015 03 NC

Cost: $60 per person
Date: Friday, April 17 from 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location: Kitchen: H031
Presenter: Chef Mary Magnetico

It's pretty. It's fun. Best of all, you can eat it! A cupcake bouquet is a wonderful gift or centerpiece and makes a delicious favor for any event. Learn the decorating techniques necessary to make mum, rose and hydrangea flower cupcakes. Each participant takes home their 7-cupcake bouquet to give as a gift or centerpiece or enjoy as dessert. All supplies are included. One decorator per bouquet. Students 13 years of age and up.

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ServSafe Food Handler: CLC 1019 01 NC

Cost: $69 per person/$64 seniors
Date: Saturday, April 25 from 10:00 am-1:00 pm
Location: F120
Presenter: Mary Magnetico

This course will cover key food safety areas for employees: Basic Food Safety, Personal Hygiene, Cross Contamination and Allergens, Time and Temperature and Cleaning and Sanitizing. At the end of the course, employees will be given a 40 question test-assessment to measure their knowledge and understanding of food safety. After taking the assessment, employees will receive a ServSafe® Foodhandler Certificate of Completion. Participants will be supplied with a ServSafe® Food handler training guide.

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Seasonal Sides and Salads: CLC 1015 04 NC

Cost: $55 per person / $50 seniors per class or three for $150
Date: Saturday, April 25 from 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Kitchen: H028
Presenter: Chef Dayna Halprin (Early Bird Cookery)

In this class participants will have the opportunity to work with the area's bountiful local ingredients to create sides and salads that highlight freshness and seasonality. Start from the basics with menu building, ingredient selection, and knife skills and finish with tasting, pairing, and plating. You will also learn where to shop for local ingredients and what produce is available throughout the year.

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Advanced Microsoft Word: CLC 1025 01 NC

Cost: $79 per person/$74 Seniors
Date: Saturdays, May 9 and 16 from 10:00 am-1:00 pm
Location: G005
Presenter: Dawn Ryder

In this class participants will learn how to create tables, insert pictures and symbols, learn about headers and footers, page numbering and more. Do you want to know how to do mail merges for letters, envelopes and email? These topics and more will be covered in this 2-session class.

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Medicare 101: #CLC 1027 02 NC

(FREE of Charge)

Cost: FREE of Charge
Date: Wednesday, May 13 from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Location: Narrowsburgh Union / Room: 101
Presenter: Jim Farnham, MBA, MS, Licensed Agent

Will you turn 65 soon? Will you soon be eligible for Medicare? This class will give you a better understanding of Medicare and how Medicare works. Learn how and when to enroll, as well as insurance options that are available. Review and compare Medicare Parts A, B, C and D. Explore and evaluate Original Medicare, Prescription Drug Plans, Medicare Supplement Insurance and Medicare Advantage Plans. Receive the most up-to-date information and simplify the choices you need to make.

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