Courses

Are you an experienced woodworker looking to expand and practice your skills? In this course, students will learn and practice various types of joinery including dadoes, rabbets, shiplap, dovetails, and mortise and tenon. Don't miss out on this opportunity to work in a generously equipped woodshop alongside an instructor who has extensive experience and the tool collection of a professional furniture maker.


January 26, 2022 to March 16, 2022, SHS
American cuisine reflects the history of the United States, blending the culinary contributions of a variety of groups around the world as well as many deeply rooted heritages. Chef Candy will explore the South with delicious Crispy Fried Chicken and creamy Mac 'n Cheese. A perfect pair for any occasion.


Sunday, June 12, 2022, CUL 117
This interactive, hands-on wine experience calls upon you to craft your own wine blend! Utilizing simple lab equipment, and up to a handful of different red grape varieties typical of Bordeaux blends, this class aims to provide first-hand knowledge of how different grape varieties work together.


Wednesday, April 20, 2022, CUL 119
Mother sauces and their derivatives can elevate and embellish any entrée or appetizer. In this course, you will master making the classic Sauce Espagnole, using beef or veal stock. You will then turn the dark, savory Mother sauce into sauce au poivre to accompany your pan roasted steak with roasted rosemary potatoes.


Sunday, June 5, 2022, ONLINE ZOOM
Mother sauces and their derivatives can elevate and embellish any entrée or appetizer. In this course, you will master making a classic Velouté sauce, then turn the light, savory Mother sauce into a sauce supreme used to prepare a delicious, home style deconstructed chicken pot pie.


Sunday, April 24, 2022, ONLINE ZOOM
Landscape professionals and homeowners can learn about drip and low volume irrigation, including the basics of how a typical irrigation system works, and steps to convert a traditional sprinkler zone into a drip zone.


April 12-14, 2022, CHLAB 301
Saturday, May 14, 2022, CHLAB 301
French food and cooking are generally considered the backbone and underpinning of many cuisines across the Western world. The influence and recognition of classical French cooking techniques are legendary.  Chef Candy will take you to France to explore a delicious menu of filet of ling cod with beurre noisette with crispy capers and smashed Yukon gold potatoes


Saturday, April 23, 2022, CUL 117
This course will help you prepare to pass the Ham Radio Licensed Technician test and obtain your license so you can begin your journey into ham radio. The curriculum is primarily guided self-study and is approved by the Amateur Radio Relay League (ARRL) and the FCC. The class will end with a 90-minute licensing test.


Saturday, February 26, 2022, HCC 0230
Saturday, March 19, 2022, HCC 0230
Learn to transform plain living spaces into beautiful and functional rooms. This course will give you the knowledge to design a room floor to ceiling with understanding of color theory, industry trends, special arrangements, floor plans, design ideas, and interior design basics.


This course contains no sessions at this time.
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Learn to design, construct, repair and troubleshoot residential irrigation systems. This course covers basic hydraulic theory, how to obtain site information, determine irrigation requirements and water supply, select sprinklers and spacing ranges, and calculate pressure requirements.


March 3-24, 2022, BEC 0155
Italian food is a very diverse cuisine, with over twenty regions with a distinctive set of flavors, recipes and ingredients. In this course, Chef Candy will take you on a comforting tour of Southern Italy, where you will prepare homemade meatballs, marinara and a soft, cheesy polenta dish.


Saturday, June 4, 2022, CUL 117
Topics in this beginning techniques course will include tips on which stitch to use, types of needles and when to use them, adjusting tension and different types of seams for various applications.


Saturday, February 5, 2022, HCC 0260
Saturday, March 12, 2022, HCC 0260
Before the weather warms up and entices you outside to dig in the dirt, spend some time studying planting calendars, researching plant varieties that flourish in Central Oregon and sharing ideas to get the most out of the gardening season.


Saturday, February 19, 2022, ONLINE ZOOM
Saturday, February 26, 2022, ONLINE ZOOM
Take your beginning or intermediate sewing experience to the next level. Learn and experience techniques of sewing with stretch fabrics including pattern layout, making adjustments, matching prints and working with nap.


This course contains no sessions at this time.
This course is a great way to get started on your sewing adventure. Bring your machine and owner's manual and learn common features shared by all standard sewing machines, as well as some features specific to your model.


Tuesday, January 25, 2022, BEC 0160
Thursday, March 3, 2022, BEC 0160
In this two-hour class, students will learn and practice techniques of sewing centered, lap, fly and invisible zippers as used in a variety of sewing projects and clothes.


This course contains no sessions at this time.
Gain inspiration and make progress on your own special sewing project. This unique, hands-on workshop will give you time to work on a project at your own pace, while gaining tips, tricks and assistance from an expert seamstress. Bring your portable sewing machine, a special project, all materials and your questions!


Saturday, February 26, 2022, HCC 0260
Discover dovetail and finger joints, both hand and machine made. This course will cover the fundamentals of wood characteristics, project selection, tool selection, woodcutting, milling, sanding, joinery, construction, and finishing. Students will practice their skills and create a personal project that uses dovetail and finger joints.


April 6, 2022 to May 25, 2022, SHS