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Continuing Education Offers Sundays at Carroll

Release Date: 9/12/2008

For Immediate Release     
Contact: Sylvia Blair
Executive Assistant to the President
Carroll Community College

Sundays at Carroll Community College--Relax and Enjoy!

Carroll Community College is pleased to offer a wide variety of non-credit courses on Sundays this fall to fit into today's busy schedules. Relax and enjoy a bead working or yoga class, or learn to create brochures and flyers using Word.

The Arts

Advanced Beadworking: Captured Cabochon or Rivoli
Learn how to surround a Swarovski Rivili with seed beads stitched in Peyote and embellish it with Swarovski bicone crystals.
Cost: $53 (MD Senior Adults: $53)
Course #: XXZ-488-A2P
Sun., Nov. 2, 12:00 - 4:15 PM

Drawing for the Timid
Learn to draw what you see.
Cost: $66 (MD Senior Adults: $25)
Course #: PDE-007-A2
Sun., Oct. 26 - Nov. 16, 1:00 - 3:00 PM (4 sessions)

Peyote Stitch Bracelets
Learn flat and tubular peyote while creating two very different bracelets.
Cost: $52 (MD Senior Adults: $52)
Course #: XXZ-485-A2
Wed., Oct. 1 & 8, 6:30 - 9:00 PM (2 sessions)

Sing Like an Idol
Learn about breathing, releasing tension, diction and how to make a joyful noise.
Cost: $49 (MD Senior Adults: $49)
Course #: XXZ-483-A2 Sun., Oct. 19 - 26, 1:00 - 4:15 PM (2 sessions)

Watermedia Collage
Enjoy the creative process working with watercolor, acrylic, collage and various papers to create abstract and semi-realistic textural paintings.
Cost: $35 (MD Senior Adults: $27)
Course #: PDE-829-A2M
Sun, Oct. 5, 12:00 - 4:15 PM

Health & Wellness

Hatha Yoga (Multi-level)
Discover physical posture and breathing techniques, body awareness tips, and methods for releasing muscular tension.
Cost (8 sessions): $80 (MD Senior Adults: $80)
Course #: XXQ-033-C2
Sun., Sep. 14 - Nov. 2, 12:00 - 1:15 PM (8 sessions)
Washington Road Campus, Rm. A202
Course #: XXQ-033-D2
Sun., Nov. 9 - Dec. 14, 12:00 - 1:15 PM (5 sessions; no class 11/30)

Try this slower paced Pilates, developed by a physical therapist and watch your posture and fitness improve.
Cost: $65 (MD Senior Adults: $65)
Course #: XXZ-494-A2
Sun., Sep. 14 - Nov. 2, 12:00 - 1:00 PM (8 sessions)

Taking Care of Your Back
Maintain a strong and supple spine with a daily back care routine with stretching and strengthening exercises.
Cost: $30 (MD Senior Adults: $30)
Course #: XXZ-510-A2
Sun., Sep. 21, 1:00 - 4:00 PM

Home & Garden

Using Native Plants in Your Garden
Native plants boast hardiness, low maintenance, low water use and often out-perform hybrid species without extra fertilizers and attention.
Cost: $25 (MD Senior Adults: $25)
Course #: XXZ-512-A2
Sun., Sep. 14, 1:00 - 2:30 PM

Backing Up Your Files and Photos
Learn how to back up your photos, documents and other data from a certified computer technician.
Cost: $39 (MD Senior Adults: $39); includes text
Course #: XXZ-470-A2
Sun., Oct. 12, 1:00 - 4:00 PM

Create Brochures, Flyers and More Using Word
Use a variety of desktop publishing techniques to create graphic publications with Word.
Cost: $39 (MD Senior Adults: $39); includes text
Course #: XXZ-471-A2
Sun., Oct. 19, 1:00 - 4:00 PM

Introduction to Geocaching
Use global positioning system (GPS) technology to hunt for and find a "cache" that has been hidden by another geocacher.
Cost: $39 (MD Senior Adults: $39); includes course materials
Course #: XXZ-466-A2
Sun., Oct. 19, 1:00 - 4:00 PM

Monitor Your Family's Computer
Topics include monitoring and parental control software, content blockers and content filters.
Cost: $39 (MD Senior Adults: $39); includes course materials
Course #: DAP-423-A2
Sun., Oct. 5, 1:00 - 4:00 PM

Unleash Your iPod
Store and organize your digital media, create and share playlists, burn a CD or DVD.
Cost: $39 (MD Senior Adults: $39); Includes course materials
Course #: XXQ-002-A2 Sun., Nov. 16, 1:00 - 4:00 PM
Washington Road Campus, Rm. M152

World View

Great Expectations: Italian Immigrants in America
Discover the rich history of Italians in America; what they found when they arrived and how they integrated into American culture.
Cost: $29 (MD Senior Adults: $29)
Course #: XXZ-504-A2
Sun., Oct. 19, 1:00 - 4:00 PM

For information or to register call Continuing Education & Training at 410-386-8100 or go to



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