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Carroll Offers Spring Sykesville Center Classes

Release Date: 1/3/2008

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  
CONTACT: Sylvia Blair
Executive Assistant to the President 
Carroll Community College
410-386-8411 


Carroll Community College Sykesville Center
Offers Lifelong Learning Classes

Fast forward to spring this winter by signing up for a lifelong learning class at Carroll Community College's Sykesville Center. The following are some featured courses:

Basic Spanish
Say hola to the Spanish-speaking world as you discover the language and culture of  millions of people worldwide! Whether you are traveling or are in contact with Spanish speakers in the U.S., learn the essentials you need to understand and be understood. Required text is used in all Basic courses.
Cost: $157 (MD Senior Adults: $25)
Course #: FLC-103-B4B
Tuesday, April 1 - May 20, 6:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. (8 sessions)
Sykesville Center, Rm. BA3

Spanish: Basic 2
¿Qué más? We've got more! More verbs! More vocabulary! More opportunities to use Spanish in daily situations! Whether you are traveling or are in contact with Spanish speakers in the U.S., learn the essentials you need to understand and be understood. Required text is used in all Basic courses.
Cost: $118 (MD Senior Adults: $25)
Course #: FLC-208-A3B
Thursday, March 27 - May 1, 6:30p.m. - 9:00 p.m. (6 sessions)
Sykesville Center, Rm. BA2

Operating Your Digital Camera
You've switched from film to digital photography. What are all those buttons and settings, and when should you use them to get the best images? Learn to understand the camera and how it works, distinguish between automatic settings, and determine the best type of settings to use for different situations. Hands-on practice during class provides a deeper understanding, familiarity, and ease of camera operation. Bring your digital camera and manual to class. Take pictures with confidence and consistency!
Steve Solomon, professional photographer and owner of S.V. Solomon Photography, brings 14 years of photography experience to his teaching. He helps students understand and create strong photographs, using the latest techniques.
Cost: $39 (MD Senior Adults: $39)
Course #: XXZ-358-A4
Thursday, April 17, 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. (1 session)
Sykesville Center, Rm. 214

Staging to Sell
Your house is going on the market. Will it be noticeable and generate the offer you want in the current real estate market? Create the WOW factor and establish emotional connection points for potential buyers as they walk through your home. Learn what to do and how to do it with Certified Professional Home Stager, Cindy Collier. Be ready to say YOUR house is SOLD!
Cost: $39 (MD Senior Adults: $39)
Course #: XXZ-452-A4
Thursday, April 3 - 10, 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. (2 sessions)
Sykesville Center, Rm. TBA

NEW! Starry Night Stargazing

Focus your attention on the heavens and learn more about the solar system, stars, galaxies and planets. Identify the traditional constellations and name stars with both the naked eye and telescopic observations. A trip to a planetarium will be planned and, weather permitting, one night of field observation is included.

Cost: $68 (MD Senior Adults: $45); includes trip to planetarium
Course#: PDE-644-A4
Tue., May 6-20, 7 :00 to 9:00 PM (3 sessions)
Sykesville Center

 

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