Center for Creative Living Classes

To register or for more information: (910) 695-3980 or 1-800-338-3944, ext. 3980

ARTS, CRAFTS & HOBBIES

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Spring Book Club

Facilitator: JoAnne Ashton
Pinehurst Campus, Teresa C. Wood Reading Room, Boyd Library
FREE (registration required)
CEU: 1.0

Enjoy stimulating discussion with other bibliophiles as we read and engage in conversation about one book each month.

Friday, Feb. 4 – Great Expectations by Charles Dickens
Friday, Mar. 18 – The Island of Sea Women: A.Novel by Lisa See
Friday, Apr. 8 – Devil in the Grove: Thurgood Marshall, the Groveland Boys, and the Dawn of a New America by Gilbert King
Friday, May 6 – Home Fire: A Novel by Kamila Shamsie
Thursday, June 16 – The Art of Racing in the Rain: A Novel by Garth Stein

Course Code: 1001                           2-4 pm

 

Oil Painting; Painting Nocturnes and Street Scenes

Instructor: Harry Neely
Pinehurst Campus, 109 Van Dusen Hall
$90                         CEU: 1.2

Review historic and modern nocturnes for tips.

Practice becoming a master at color mixing with a special, limited palette.

Bring regular artist grade oil paints and 2 canvases 14 x 18 or a little smaller. We will tone your canvas in class.

Course Code: 1002           Tuesdays, Jan. 25-Feb. 22             1-3:30 pm

 

More Watercolor

Instructor: Jean Smyth
Pinehurst Campus, 109 Van Dusen Hall
$90                        CEU: 0.8

This class is for those who want to brush up on their watercolor skills.

Little or limited experience is required. Some knowledge of drawing is helpful.

Demonstrations of skills, techniques and targeted assignments will help build skills and confidence for student generated compositions.

Course Code: 1003           Thursdays, Feb. 3-24       1-3 pm

Course Code: 1004           Thursdays, Mar. 10-31    1-3 pm

 

Learn to Draw

Instructor: Larry Kleinhenz
Pinehurst Campus, 109 Van Dusen Hall
$75                         CEU: 1.8

Designed to gently immerse beginners into drawing and serve as a refresher course for artists who want to brush up on fundamentals.

Develop and grow skills required while improving both technical and artistic understanding.

Explore illustration, design, photography, and more.

Topics include composition, subject matter, shading techniques, and perspective.

Course Code: 1005           Tuesdays, Feb. 15-Apr. 12             9-11 am

 

Creative Card Making

Instructor: Joanne Mace
Pinehurst Campus, 109 Van Dusen Hall
$60                         CEU: 1.2

Everyone still welcomes the enjoyment of opening a handmade card received from friends and family. Learn how to create cards in this new class for beginners and casual or avid crafters.

Learn how to properly use inks, stamps, and papers.

Become inspired with creative layouts, designer series paper, embellishments, and tools.

Watercolor and textured embossing folders will be utilized.

Learn various techniques as you make three to five 3-5 cards each session.

Course Code: 1006           Wednesdays, Feb. 2-Mar. 23       3-5 pm
No class Feb. 16 and Mar. 9

 

Ceramic Designs: Hand Building and Wheel Throwing

Instructor: Sandra Hastings and Paul Haigh
Pinehurst Campus, 002 Kennedy Hall
$130                       CEU: 3.0

Whether for personal enrichments or a future career, this hands-on class is for students at any skill level.

Beginners will receive ample individual instruction and demonstration to build basic skills.

Experienced students can use the class to push the boundaries of their technique or expression.

Clay will be provided.

Course Code: 1008           Mondays, Jan. 24-Mar. 28            5:30-8:30 pm

Course Code: 1009           Wednesdays, Jan. 26-Mar. 30      5:30-8:30 pm

 

Ceramics Project Class

Instructor: Sandra Hastings and Paul Haigh
Pinehurst Campus, 002 Kennedy Hall
$75                         CEU: 2.4

This class is meant for students with basic skills that would like to explore a single theme in a session long project.

Course Code: 1010
Mondays and Wednesdays, Apr. 6-May 4              5:30-8:30 pm
No class Apr. 18

 

Landscape Irrigation

Instructor: Lee Bunch
Pinehurst Campus, 109 Van Dusen Hall
$75                         CEU: 0.8

Basic irrigation practices for homeowners and beyond.

Learn the principles of a home irrigation system and basic troubleshooting skills.

How to check, repair and troubleshoot while discussing landscape needs and scheduling for the Sandhills region.

Water conservation and micro-climate identification, as site requirements differ.

Course Code: 1012           Tuesdays, Feb 1-22          5:30-7:30 pm

 

Quilting for Beginners

Instructor: Jeanne McGrayne, Sandhills Quilters Guild member
Pinehurst Campus, 109 Van Dusen Hall
$115                       CEU: 2.0

This class will introduce participants to the basics of quilting.

Fabric and pattern selection, cutting, piecing, and sewing, quilting, and binding your own quilt will be taught.

Various techniques and methods such as patchwork and paper piecing, applique, curves, and others will be demonstrated.

Students can progress at their own pace.

Students will need a working sewing machine, basic sewing supplies, thread, and fabric.

Course Code: 1013           Wednesdays, Feb. 2-Apr. 6           5:30-8 pm

 

DANCE & FITNESS

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Introduction to Line Dance

Instructor: Belinda Musick
Blue Hall Gym
$45                         CEU: 0.6

This class is for the absolute beginner.

If you lack the confidence to dance at social events, this class is for you.

We will take the time to learn basic steps and patterns to build your coordination and confidence on the dance floor.

After 6 weeks you will be ready for the Beginner + Line Dance class.

Course Code 1032            Mondays, Jan. 24-Feb. 28              5-6 pm

Course Code 1034            Mondays, Mar. 21-May 2              5-6 pm
No class Apr. 18

 

Line Dancing – Beginner+

Instructor: Belinda Musick
Pinehurst Campus, Blue Hall Gym
$75                         CEU: 1.2

If you’re interested in learning dance moves and building confidence on the dance floor, this class is for you.

We’ll begin with the basics, and you’ll be kicking up your heels before you know it. Leave your inhibitions at the door, and join in.

The latest in country music will move us through fun choreographed dances.

After six weeks, you’ll feel fearless on the dance floor at any party/event.

Course Code: 1014           Mondays, Jan. 24-Feb. 28              6-8 pm

Course Code: 1015           Mondays, Mar. 21-May 2              6-8 pm
No class Apr. 18

 

Line Dancing – Improver/Intermediate

Instructor: Belinda Musick
Pinehurst Campus, Blue Hall Gym
$75                         CEU: 1.2

If you’ve been dancing for some time and mastered basic steps, it’s time to tackle more complex moves.

This course is for non-beginner dancers.

We’ll experience more counts, fun moves, and great music to move towards an improved foundation of dance.

Course Code: 1016           Thursdays, Jan. 27-Mar. 3             6-8 pm

Course Code: 1017           Thursdays, Mar. 24-Apr 28            6-8 pm

 

Foundations of Yoga

Instructor: Gloria Moore
Pinehurst Campus, 112 Blue Hall Gym
$98                         CEU: 1.4

Start the year off right by reviewing/learning the basics of yoga. In this beginner level class:

Learn the foundational yoga postures and concepts to align, strengthen and promote flexibility in the body.

Breathing techniques and meditation will be integrated.

Full-body relaxation, strengthening, and balance are the goals, as we make a full circuit of the body’s range of motion with standing postures, twists, gentle backbends, forward folds, and hip openers.

Students should be able to get up and down from the floor on their own.

Supplies needed: yoga mat. Additional supplies suggested: yoga block and strap (or tie).

Course Code: 1018           Tuesdays, Jan. 18-May 3                5:30-6:30 pm
No class Mar. 8 and Apr. 19

 

Vinyasa Flow Yoga

Instructor: Severine Hutchins
Pinehurst Campus, 112 Blue Hall Gym
$203                       CEU: 2.9

Vinyasa Flow style builds flexibility, strength, and balance in the body and mind and decrease unhealthy stress responses in everyday life.

Incorporates grounding and centering techniques throughout the practice.

Comprehensive instruction will help students find body alignment.

Meditative practice matching breath to movement.

All levels welcome – modifications provided as needed.

Course Code: 1019
Tuesdays and Thursdays, Jan. 18-May 5  9-10 am
No class Mar. 8, 10 and Apr. 19

 

Tai Chi Basics

Instructor: Hoyle Purvis
Pinehurst Campus, 112 Blue Hall Gym
$120                       CEU: 2.0

Tai Chi is a fun, non-competitive activity for all ages combining movement, relaxation and breathing. Increase and enhance the flow of energy in the body.

Improve balance and reduce =stress to improve circulation and enhance both physical and mental well-being.

Learn and practice the basic postures of the Tai Chi 24 Form/Beijing Form.

Course Code: 1020
Mondays and Wednesdays, Jan. 31-Apr. 13           4-5 pm
No class Mar. 7 & 9

 

Tai Chi Practice

Instructor: Hoyle Purvis
Pinehurst Campus, 112 Blue Hall Gym
$120                       CEU: 2.0

Improve and refine postures learned in Tai Chi Basics

Learn several Qi Gong exercises for enhanced stress reduction and improved wellness.

Practice the Beijing Form (working knowledge required).

Course Code: 1021
Mondays and Wednesdays, Jan. 31-Apr. 13           3-4 pm
No class Mar. 7 and 9

FILM

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Roots of BritCom

Instructor: Kevin Lewis, Film Historian
Pinehurst Campus, 109 Van Dusen Hall
$55 (Seating is limited. Early registration recommended.)
CEU: 1.2

British Sitcoms, BritComs, are delighting the public. Explore the history of BritComs and those instrumental in its growth.
Michael Balcon (made stars of Alec Guinness, Peter Sellers and Margaret Rutherford)
Passport to Pimlico (1949)
The Man in the White Suit (1952)
The Lavender Hill Mob (1951)
I’m All Right Jack (1960)
The Bells of St Trinians

Course Code: 1022
Mondays, Mar. 14, 21, 28, Apr. 4 and 11 2-4:30 pm

 

Newman’s Own: Iconic Films from an Iconic Career

Instructor: Ron Layne, Vice President for College Initiatives
Pinehurst Campus, Clement Dining Room, Dempsey Center
$25 (Seating is limited. Early registration recommended.)
CEU: 1.2

Paul Newman left a legacy that transcends philanthropic spaghetti sauce and salad dressing.  His film career crossed genres and typecasting to leave a rich legacy of tragedy and comedy in his passing.

Join us as we review five films that made the real “ol’ blue eyes” a Hollywood legend.

Course Code: 1023
Tuesdays, Feb 1, 8, 15, 22 and Mar. 1      2-4:30 pm

FINANCE

Financial Planning for Retirees

Instructor: Thomas P. Walters, II, Financial Advisor
Pinehurst Campus, Van Dusen Hall
$35                         CEU: 1.0

Retiree’s financial concerns are discussed in this course.

Included will be estate and insurance planning, income tax reduction, portfolio balance to reduce risk

Participants will learn how to get more income from investments, reducing probate costs and estate taxes, and long-term care planning.

Course Code: 1024           Wednesdays, Jan. 19-Feb. 16      3-5 pm

Financial Decision Making for Women

Instructor: Noelle Granville, CSA
Pinehurst Campus, Van Dusen Hall
$35                         CEU: 0.8

Designed exclusively for women at or near retirement.

Topics include understanding investment jargon, dealing with financial professionals.

Learn how to get the most from investments while reducing risks and how to reduce probate costs.

State taxes for heirs, income taxes, and tong-term care planning will be covered.

Course Code: 1025           Tuesdays, Mar. 15-Apr. 5              3-5 pm

 

Alternative Investing for Retirees

Instructor: Noelle Granville, CSA
Pinehurst Campus, Van Dusen Hall
$35                         CEU: 0.4

Cryptocurrency and beyond.

A brisk two session class that will explore the benefits of utilizing alternative investments to reduce portfolio standard deviation.

Course Code: 1026           Thursdays, Mar. 24 and 31           3-5 pm

 

Investing Strategies for Retirees

Instructor: Melanie Granville
Pinehurst Campus, Van Dusen Hall
$35                        CEU: 0.6

You will learn how to safeguard your retirement portfolio in uncertain times.

Will cover properly balancing portfolios, asset allocation vs. asset location, how to dissect mutual funds, safe stock market strategies, income during retirement, tax strategies and more.

Course Code: 1007           Thursdays, Apr. 14-May 5             4-5:30pm

 

LECTURE SERIES

Photography of the Civil Rights Movement

Instructor: Molly Gwinn, PhD
Pinehurst Campus, Van Dusen Hall
FREE (registration is required due to limited seating)
CEU: 0.2

Our discussion will focus on several photographers who recorded the faces and significant events of the 1960s whose powerful images provided visibility and inspired public support for the cause of racial equality and justice.

Charles Moore, staff photographer for the Montgomery, Alabama, Advertiser

Danny Lyon, photographer for the Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee

Gordon Parks, writer and creator of photo essays on Malcolm X for Life magazine

Richard Avedon, portrait photographer who captured the faces of black leaders

Course Code: 1027           Tuesday, Feb. 1 2-4 pm

 

The Justification of Taxation and Just Taxes

Instructor: Dr. Robert F. van Brederode, Ph.D., LL.M.
Pinehurst Campus, Van Dusen Hall
$65                         CEU: 0.6

A philosophical approach to taxation that will touch on crucial topics.

Learn the foundation for the government’s right to tax, what type of tax is fair compared to other types of taxes (flat tax vs. a progressive income tax) and how much is ones ‘fair share.’

We will discuss whether one should be allowed to refuse to pay tax if they disagree with how the funds are used, if tax planning  is morally acceptable or should there be limitations, and do taxpayers have rights.

This course will help you in better understanding some of the fundamental issues surrounding taxation and help you evaluate tax proposals by politicians, not from a technical but rather from a principled perspective.

Course Code: 1028           Wednesdays, Feb. 23-Mar. 23     2-3:30 pm
No class Mar. 9

 

Genealogy

Pinehurst Campus, 106 Van Dusen Hall
$60                         CEU: 1.2

This course is for those who think family history is fun and is intended for genealogists at all levels. It is the stories, not the data that interest and move people.

We work to write like an author crafting historical fiction.

Learn genealogy management systems and the best ways to research, record, and share family history.

The class will work together on genealogy do-overs, reviewing systems that check for missing documents, missed clues, others researching the same lines, and for duplication.

Course Code: 1029           Mondays, Mar. 7-Apr. 11               1-3 pm

LANGUAGES

Spanish Beginning Conversation

Instructor: Mercedes Saulsbury
Pinehurst Campus, Van Dusen Hall
$75 + Text                           CEU: 1.8

This beginner’s class will provide the foundation to asking and responding to simple questions using basic vocabulary.

Engage in easy conversations and communicate in social, business, and travel situations.

Students will study a variety of basic written materials and master writing simple sentences needed in everyday life.

Absorb Spanish culture with learning the language.

Course Code: 1031
Tuesdays and Thursdays, Feb. 15-Mar.15               3-5 pm

 

Spanish II Conversation

Instructor: Mercedes Saulsbury
Pinehurst Campus, Van Dusen Hall
$75 + Text                           CEU: 1.8

Created for students who wish to expand their knowledge gained from Spanish Beginning Conversation.

Emphasis is placed on the progressive development of listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills.

Upon completion, you will comprehend and respond with increasing proficiency to spoken and written Spanish and manifest further cultural awareness.

Prerequisite: Spanish Conversation or prior experience.

Course Code: 1033
Tuesdays and Thursdays, Mar. 29-Apr.28               3-5 pm
No class Apr. 19

 

German II Conversation

Instructor: Uschi McGlamery
Pinehurst Campus, Van Dusen Hall
$75                         CEU: 1.8

Created for students who wish to expand their vocabulary and idioms used in everyday situations.

Engage in easy conversations and communicate in social, business, and travel situations.

Class will cover a variety of basic written materials and learn to write simple sentences needed in everyday life.

Worksheets and helpful literature are provided. No text required.

Prerequisite: German I Conversation or prior experience.

Course Code: 1035 
Mondays and Wednesdays, Apr. 4-May 4              6-8 pm
No class Apr. 18

 

German Beginning Conversation

Instructor: Uschi McGlamery
Pinehurst Campus, Van Dusen Hall
$75                         CEU: 1.8

Develop basic beginner vocabulary and idioms used in everyday situations.

Engage in easy conversations and communicate in social, business, and travel situations.

Class will cover a variety of basic written materials and learn to write simple sentences needed in everyday life.

Worksheets and helpful literature are provided. No text required.

Course Code: 1036
Mondays and Wednesdays, Feb. 21-Mar. 21         6-8 pm

PHOTOGRAPHY

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Photo Editing Using Photoshop Elements 19, 20 and 21 for Beginners

Instructor: Dale Moegling
Pinehurst Campus, 105 Van Dusen Hall
$75                         CEU: 2.4

In this course you will learn how to bring old photos back to life and organize and share them using Photoshop Elements 19, 20 and 21.

Learn to create catalogs and albums, import, and organize photos, perform basic editing, and use the Editor’s Quick and Guided modes.

Learn the basics of using layers for combining and correcting photos and adding text and graphics.

A flash drive 8GB or larger is recommended.

Prerequisite: a working knowledge of computers, using a mouse or pen tablet, and file management.

Course Code: 1037
Mondays and Wednesdays, Jan. 31-Mar. 2            1-3 pm

 

Digital Photography Fundamentals

Instructor: John Patota
Pinehurst Campus, Van Dusen Hall
$75                         CEU: 2.4

Take your photography skills from good to great in this course.

Understand your camera controls.

Learn to put a little of yourself into each photo.

Classes will be lectures, demonstrations, critiques, and discussions.

Course Code: 1038           Tuesdays, Feb. 22-Apr. 12             6-9 pm

Course Code: 1039           Wednesdays, Mar. 9-Apr. 27       9 am-Noon

 

Take Fabulous iPhone Photos

Instructor: John Patota
Pinehurst Campus
$75                         CEU: 2.4

Become skilled with the use of your iPhone camera and photo storage.

Learn how to take and edit photos, how to troubleshoot the most common issues and use the best photo apps available.

The class will cover the principles of photography, the art of composition, how to find great lighting and advanced techniques.

Classes will consist of lectures, demonstrations, critiques, and discussions.

Photo walks to nearby places will also be part of the class, allowing students to apply lessons.

Course Code: 1040           Thursdays, Mar. 10-Apr. 28          9 am -Noon

 

CULINARY CLUB

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For your safety, please bring an apron, wear long sleeves, long pants or skirts, and nonslip closed-toe shoes.

Introduction to Knife Skills

Instructor: Chef Jason Matthews
Pinehurst Campus, Culinary Main Kitchen, Little Hall
$75                         CEU: 0.2

Explore a culinary kit and dive into the fascinating uses of each piece inside.
Learn handling and cutting techniques to ensure your safety and efficiency with kitchen tools.
Quick potato hash with onion peppers bacon and cheddar cheese with our amazing knife cuts.

Course Code: 1041           Tuesday, Jan. 11                5-7 pm

Course Code: 1042           Tuesday, Feb. 8 5-7 pm

Course Code: 1043           Tuesday, Feb. 22               5-7 pm

Course Code: 1044           Tuesday, Mar. 15              5-7 pm

Course Code: 1045           Tuesday, Apr. 12               5-7 pm

 

Advanced Knife Skills

Instructor: Chef Jason Matthews
Pinehurst Campus, Culinary Main Kitchen, Little Hall
$75                         CEU: 0.2

We are digging deeper in our knife skills with this class.
Master how to break down and filet a fish and break down a whole chicken.
Learning the technique of deboning a chicken leg.
How to know when we need a flexible or rigid boning knife and how to use these tools with precision.
Baked fish filet to be prepared by students.

Course Code: 1046           Tuesday, Jan. 18                5-7 pm

Course Code: 1047           Tuesday, Feb. 15               5-7 pm

Course Code: 1048           Monday, Mar. 21              5-7 pm

Course Code: 1049           Monday, Apr. 4 5-7 pm

Course Code: 1050           Monday, Apr. 25               5-7 pm

 

Scones

Instructor: Chef Felicia Everts
Pinehurst Campus, Culinary Main Kitchen, Little Hall
$75                         CEU: 0.2

Learn how to make a scone as good as the local bakery.  We will learn how to make two kinds of scones.
Savory Jalapeno Cheddar
Sweet Chocolate Chip

Course Code: 1051           Wednesday, Jan. 19        5:30-7:30 pm

 

BBQ

Instructor: Chef Jason Matthews
Pinehurst Campus, Culinary Main Kitchen, Little Hall
$75                         CEU: 0.2

Get your hands dirty and learn a little art of the south–pork shoulders and pork butts smoked low and slow.
Hand-shredded and smothered in our own North Carolina signature BBQ sauce.
Learn how to create your own BBQ at home that you and your family will love and pass down for generations.

Course Code: 1052           Monday, Jan. 24                5-7 pm

Course Code: 1053           Monday, Feb. 7 5-7 pm

Course Code: 1054           Monday, Mar. 14              5-7 pm

Course Code: 1055           Monday, Apr. 11               5-7 pm

 

Instapot Winners

Instructor: Chef Jason Matthews
Pinehurst Campus, Culinary Main Kitchen, Little Hall
$75                         CEU: 0.2

Instapots are particularly useful when you know how to use them–time saving and extremely rewarding when a quick meal is needed.
Learn various recipes
We will make quick Chicken Parmesan.

Course Code: 1056           Tuesday, Jan. 25                5-7 pm

Course Code: 1057           Tuesday, Mar. 22              5-7 pm

Course Code: 1058           Tuesday, Apr. 5 5-7 pm

 

Baked Donuts

Instructor: Chef Felicia Everts
Pinehurst Campus, Culinary Main Kitchen, Little Hall
$75                         CEU: 0.3

Learn how to bake delicious donuts in the oven.
Cinnamon sugar donuts
Chocolate donuts with chocolate icing

Course Code: 1059           Friday, Jan. 28    5:30-8:30 pm

 

Garde Manger

Instructor: Chef Jason Matthews
Pinehurst Campus, Culinary Main Kitchen, Little Hall
$75                         CEU: 0.2

Dive into the art of the cold kitchen and learn how to create cold soups and dishes to blow your guest away.
Learn how to make a beautiful cucumber and mango soup.
Explore evening gazpachos.

Course Code: 1060           Tuesday, Feb. 1 5-7 pm

Course Code: 1061           Tuesday, Mar. 1 5-7 pm

 

Easy Desserts

Instructor: Chef Monica Midgette
Pinehurst Campus, Culinary Main Kitchen, Little Hall
$150                       CEU: 0.4

No need to buy desserts to impress your family and friends–make them think you slaved away for hours.
Elegant fruit gallette
Decadent chocolate lava cake

Course Code: 1062           Friday, Feb. 4     10 am-2 pm

Course Code: 1063           Friday, Mar. 25 10 am-2 pm

 

Molded Chocolates

Instructor: Chef Monica Midgette
Pinehurst Campus, Culinary Main Kitchen, Little Hall
$150                       CEU: 0.4

Looking for that special way to say “I Love You” on Valentine’s Day or any special occasion?
Make your own delicious chocolates and say it your way.
Learn how to mold, fill, and decorate chocolates.

Course Code: 1064           Tuesday, Feb. 8 1-5 pm

Course Code: 1065           Tuesday, Apr. 5 1-5 pm

 

Fruit Tartlets

Instructor: Chef Felicia Everts
Pinehurst Campus, Culinary Main Kitchen, Little Hall
$75                         CEU: 0.2

Learn how to make pie dough and a pie filling with mascarpone cheese and powder sugar filling topped with fresh cut fruit and finished with glaze and powdered sugar.

Course Code: 1066           Friday, Feb. 11   5:30-7:30 pm

 

Spring Desserts

Instructor: Chef Monica Midgette
Pinehurst Campus, Culinary Main Kitchen, Little Hall
$150                       CEU: 0.4

Learn how to make professional-looking desserts.
Fruit Tart and Raspberry Chocolate Puffs in quick, easy steps.
Receive several easy dessert recipes that will set you on your way to being your own pastry chef.

Course Code: 1067           Friday, Feb. 18   10 am-2 pm

Course Code: 1068           Friday, Apr. 29   10 am-2 pm

 

Mini Sprinkles Cake

Instructor: Chef Felicia Everts
Pinehurst Campus, Culinary Main Kitchen, Little Hall
$75                         CEU: 0.2

Learn how to make mini sprinkles cakes from a sheet cake cut with a circle cutter.
You will stack, fill, and decorate the small cake with a smear of frosting and decorate the top and boarder with sprinkles.

Course Code: 1069           Wednesday, Feb. 23       5:30-7:30 pm

 

Herbs and Spices

Instructor: Chef Jason Matthews
Pinehurst Campus, Culinary Main Kitchen, Little Hall
$75                         CEU: 0.2

Let Chef Matthews share his love of flavors, mixing, matching, pairing, and the wonderful world of herbs and spices.
We will take a look at local produce and learn how we can bring layers of flavor to your garden.
Meats and vegetables will be explored and we will decide which flavors work well together.
Bites and nibbles will be prepared by students.

Course Code: 1070           Monday, Feb. 28              5-7 pm

Course Code: 1071           Monday, Mar. 28              5-7 pm

Course Code: 1072           Tuesday, Apr. 26               5-7 pm

 

Pie Baking

Instructor: Chef Monica Midgette
Pinehurst Campus, Culinary Main Kitchen, Little Hall
$150                       CEU: 0.4

Learn to make a blueberry pie and get rid of those soggy bottom crusts forever.
Experiment with different tops, including the standard or modern lattice.

Course Code: 1073           Wednesday, Mar. 2         1-5 pm

Course Code: 1074           Wednesday, Apr. 13        11 am-3 pm

 

Marshmallows

Instructor: Chef Felicia Everts
Pinehurst Campus, Culinary Main Kitchen, Little Hall
$75                         CEU: 0.2

In this class we will have fun learning how to make marshmallows.
Once the marshmallows are set, we will decorate with chocolate stripes and sprinkles.

Course Code: 1075           Wednesday, Mar. 2         5:30-7:30 pm

 

Cakesicles

Instructor: Chef Felicia Everts
Pinehurst Campus, Culinary Main Kitchen, Little Hall
$75                         CEU: 0.3

A fun new twist on cake pops.
Learn how to use silicone molds.
You will coat cake with chocolate and decorate the cakesicle with chocolate stripes and glitter.

Course Code: 1076           Wednesday, Mar. 30       5:30-7:30 pm

 

Sugar Cookies

Instructor: Chef Felicia Everts
Pinehurst Campus, Culinary Main Kitchen, Little Hall
$75                         CEU: 0.2

Take home springtime cheer on a platter.
We will use cookies that have been baked ahead of time that are shaped like a Mason jar with sunflowers and learn how to cretively decorate.

Course Code: 1077           Wednesday, Apr. 6          5:30-7:30 pm

 

Pinata Cake

Instructor: Chef Felicia Everts
Pinehurst Campus, Culinary Main Kitchen, Little Hall
$75                         CEU: 0.3

Learn how to stack and fill pre-baked cakes with candy/sprinkles of your choice.
Finish the cake with butter cream and take home a decorated cake with a hidden surprise that will be revealed when cut into.

Course Code: 1078           Friday, Apr. 29   5:30-8:30 pm

 

Cupcake Bouquet

Instructor: Chef Felicia Everts
Pinehurst Campus, Culinary Main Kitchen, Little Hall
$75                         CEU: 0.2

Learn how to create a bouquet of flowers that are really cupcakes.
Explore various piping tips.
Have fun arranging cupcakes in a pot to look like a bouquet.

Course Code: 1079           Friday, May 6     5:30-8:30 pm

 

Chocolate Chip Cookies and Ice Cream

Instructor: Chef Felicia Everts
Pinehurst Campus, Culinary Main Kitchen, Little Hall
$75                         CEU: 0.3

Learn to make from scratch chocolate chip cookies and ice cream.
We will make a cookie and ice cream sandwich.
Learn how to make a chocolate chip cookie bowls to hold ice cream.

Course Code: 1080           Friday, May 13   5:30-8:30 pm

 

Life Skill Series

Cooking classes designed specifically for the young adult/teenager (16 years and older). Students will learn basic kitchen safety and knife skills to create dishes as well as learn valuable life skills. Each class is three hours and focuses on a different meal planning, prep, and execution.  Take one or take them all.

Instructor: Chef Felicia Everts
Pinehurst Campus, Culinary Main Kitchen, Little Hall
$75                         CEU: 0.3

Breakfast
Learn how to cook eggs three ways (scrambled, fried, and poached). We will show you how to make an omelet, biscuits from scratch, and mini hashbrowns.
Course Code: 1081           Friday, Jan. 14    5-8 pm

Lunch
We will teach how to make tomato soup with freshly made croutons, stuffed tomato with couscous, and a personal pizza made with fresh dough from scratch.
Course Code: 1082           Friday, Feb. 18   5-8 pm

Dinner
Learn how to make bruschetta with mozzarella, baked chicken stuffed with mozzarella and spinach, risotto with cheese and mushrooms and quick-rise focaccia bread.
Course Code: 1083           Friday, Mar. 18  5-8 pm

Dessert
Learn how to create granola bars, one dish brownies with ice cream, and cupcakes.
Course Code: 1084           Friday, Apr. 22   5-8 pm