Lifelong Learning Institute


Make a 14 inch burlap wreath in this two-hour class. You will be able to choose from some interchangeable decorations to make this the perfect year-round decoration. No skill necessary for this class. Bring your imagination. Supplies are included.

Wednesday, February 5, 2020, WDC*D151
This is an introductory course to playing guitar in a group setting, intended for students without prior knowledge of the instrument. You'll learn music notation and tablature for guitar, fingering for basic open chords, interpreting basic chord symbols, right hand strumming techniques and styles, playing simple song melodies, use of chords as accompaniment, and right hand picking technique.

February 24, 2020 to April 20, 2020, WDC*D123
Get started with the ukulele by learning basic chords and strum patterns at a pace designed for first-time players. This class is for those who have never played an instrument before. You'll learn the basics of chords, strum patterns, finger picking, music notation and songs.

February 24, 2020 to April 20, 2020, WDC*D123
Designed to serve as an introduction to 3D printing technology, this four-week workshop will provide you with the opportunity to print your own simple 3D project. Learn about the software involved in 3D printing, internet resources and experience the KCC Innovation Lab in this hands-on class.

April 7-21, 2020, TECH*V115
You'll learn how to grow one of the most expensive spices on the market in this workshop. Saffron comes from the saffron crocus, Crocus Sativus. You will be surprised to discover how easy it is to grow.

Friday, March 6, 2020, VA*VA04
Learn how to start growing mushrooms at home. The mushroom growing environment, where to find resources, types of mushrooms and how to start the growing process will all be discussed.

Monday, March 9, 2020, VA*VA04
Learn how to weave an Easter wreath that looks like a bunny! This wreath can stay on your front door throughout the spring. Sharon Taylor will instruct you on how to weave two round wreath forms to make the bunny. You will be able to take home the bunny wreath to embellish on your own.

Thursday, March 26, 2020, WDC*D151
Learn how to use a laser engraver and practice engraving wood, acrylic, paper, cardboard, leather and more. This class will cover creating digital files compatible with a laser cutter. Each student will have the opportunity to create a small project as they learn the laser cutting process from start to finish.

Tuesday, March 3, 2020, TECH*V115
This eight-week course is designed to bring an English speaker to a beginning level of communication in Spanish. This class provides a strong base for you to have fun while you expand your mind.

March 18, 2020 to May 6, 2020, NEC*N101
A community educator and licensed insurance representative will discuss Medicare Parts A and B, and Medicare Supplement Plans. Come learn about eligibility, enrollment, and the benefits of Medicare and Medicare Supplements.

Tuesday, April 7, 2020, NEC*N101
Create a special place to watch your feathered friends rest and dine in your backyard. You will get to pick a vintage cup and saucer. Then, you'll get to decorate a feeder to hang or display. No skills necessary for this art class. Bring your imagination. All supplies are included.

Tuesday, April 14, 2020, WDC*D151
Who isn't Red Truck obsessed these days? This painting follows that trend only in purple for Easter and with an Easter bunny and flowers. Painters will be given step-by-step instructions to make this their own masterpiece. Beginners are welcomed, no skills required. Supplies and a 9x12 canvas will be provided.

Monday, March 23, 2020, WDC*D151
Let Patti Shidler help you create a red truck full of colorful flowers to welcome in spring! Painters will be given step-by-step instructions to make this their own masterpiece. Beginners are welcomed, no skills required. Supplies and a 9x12 canvas will be provided.

Monday, April 6, 2020, WDC*D151
In this introductory class, you'll learn about different types of voiceovers and the tools you need to find success. The facilitator is a working voice actor who will take notes as you read a real script, and offer some coaching to improve your delivery

Tuesday, May 5, 2020, WDC*D123
Discussion of current events in a relaxed setting between individuals from diverse walks of life with the purpose of understanding what is happening in our country.

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Join us on Friday's this fall as we create new memories about historic leaders from our local past.

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This course will cover the destruction of U.S. shipping by the CSS Alabama and other Confederate ships.

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