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* Community Education classes are self-supporting so fee waivers do not apply to any of the courses in this section of the schedule. All costs associated with these classes must be covered by the tuition gathered through registration.

Summer Quarter Workshops

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Art

Basic Earring Workshop (Mount Vernon Campus)
Introduction to the basics of making earrings.† You will have an opportunity to make two pairs of earrings. You will have a choice of making earrings with each a post back and an earwire (dangle) back. You will learn how to use basic tools and jewelry findings including instruction on using jump rings, head pins and eye pins. †All materials, tools, beads, and jewelry findings will be provided for two pair of earrings. ††Materials fee of $12 cash payable to instructor at beginning of class.†††

6048   CART 017   AG   6:00PM-9:00PM   T 7/15   T045   Guay   $39.00  Seats Avail: 12 of 12

6049   CART 017   BG   9:00AM-12:00PM   Sa 8/16   T041   Guay   $39.00  CLASS CLOSED


Make & Take Bracelet Workshop (Mount Vernon Campus)
Learn the basics for making a beaded bracelet.† You will learn the use of basic tools, beading wire, crimping and clasps. All materials, tools, beads and jewelry findings will be provided for one bracelet.† Choose either a lobster clasp or toggle clasp. Materials fee of $12 cash payable to the instructor at beginning of class. †

6051   CART 018   AG   6:00PM-9:00PM   Th 7/10   T045   Guay   $39.00  CLASS CLOSED

6052   CART 018   BG   1:00PM-4:00PM   Sa 8/16   T031   Guay   $39.00  CLASS CLOSED


Scrapbooking 1: For Beginners (Mount Vernon Campus)
Want to make a beautiful scrapbook album but just don’t know where to start? Learn the basics of scrapbooking, tools you will need, and organizing tips that will make it easy to create works of art with your photos. This simple yet useful class will walk you step-by-step how to start and finish an album with useful ideas and helpful hints to organize your photos, compose them on pages and embellish your pages to fit any occasion you desire. From banners to gems, adhesive, punches, cardstock, and cutters you too can make a scrapbook! By the end of the class you will take home a 2 page layout with some of the tips and techniques you have learned. Materials fee $10 payable to instructor first class.

6038   CART 009   AG   10:00AM-12:00PM   Sa 7/19   N120   Photo   $35.00  CLASS CLOSED

6039   CART 009   BG   10:00AM-12:00PM   Sa 8/2   N120   Photo   $35.00  CLASS CLOSED


Scrapbooking 2: Beyond Albums (Mount Vernon Campus)
So you know how to put a scrapbook together and want to move beyond the traditional albums. This class is designed to stretch your imagination and spark our ideas to scrap on many different surfaces. From paper bags to hard chipboard there are many different ways to create a scrapbook. Learn tips and tricks, create several different projects for including your photos. Any occasion is perfect to display photos in a mini album or altered book. By the end of class you will take home a finished mini album! Materials fee $10 payable to instructor first class.

6041   CART 010   AG   1:00PM-3:00PM   Sa 7/19   N120   Photo   $35.00  CLASS CLOSED

6042   CART 010   BG   1:00PM-3:00PM   Sa 8/2   N120   Photo   $35.00  CLASS CLOSED


Sculpting with Sheet Metal Workshop (Mount Vernon Campus)
This class is an introduction to working with sheet metal using simple hand tools and basic fastening techniques. Students will bend, form and cut sheets of metal into shapes which they will use to construct a small sculptural object. Sculptures can be embellished with folded aluminum screen and metal cut-outs using fastening techniques that include small rivets, tabs, brads and hinges. Materials fee $20 payable to instructor first class.

6065   CART 029   AG   6:30PM-9:00PM   W 7/16 to 8/27   T045   Roberts   $155.00  CLASS CLOSED

Continuing Professional Education

Alcohol Server Permit 12 or 13 (Mount Vernon Campus)
This class covers the legal aspects of responsible alcoholic beverage service for bartenders and servers including how much to serve, when to stop serving and the legal responsibilities of restaurants, bars and individuals in the service industry. This class meets the requirements for licensing by the State of Washington and is a required class for anyone working as a professional bartender or server. No prior bartending or liquor knowledge is needed. Students of this class must be between the ages of 18 – 20 for Permit 13, and 21 or over for Permit 12. Instructor is a certified trainer for the Washington State Liquor Control Board.

6246   CPROF 044   AG   1:00PM-4:30PM   Sa 8/16   T045   Ronnestad   $35.00  Seats Avail: 24 of 24


Flagging and Traffic Control (Mount Vernon Campus)
Each class is six hours and meets for two three hour sessions. Upon successful completion, students receive a Washington State Traffic Control Flagger card that is valid for three years. Must be 18 years of age or older to receive the flagging card.

6240   CPROF 034   CG   8:00AM-2:00PM   W 6/25   OFF   Prindle   $54.00  Seats Avail: 17 of 35

6238   CPROF 034   AG   9:00AM-4:00PM   Sa 7/19   T031   Prindle   $54.00  Seats Avail: 24 of 35

6239   CPROF 034   BG   6:00PM-9:00PM   TTh 8/5 to 8/7   T031   Prindle   $54.00  Seats Avail: 24 of 35


Professional Bartending (Mount Vernon Campus)
Become a licensed Bartender! This class is designed to provide participants with the skills needed to start careers as professional bartenders. This fun and exciting class will cover how to mix, measure and serve more than 300 of today's most popular cocktails - from Electric Iced Teas and Smith & Wessons, to B-52's, Apple Martinis and Lemon Drops! Learn professional free pouring and layering techniques, bartending terms, job searching, serving in a safe and responsible manner, increasing customer satisfaction, and increasing tips! No prior liquor knowledge is required. This course includes the Alcohol Server Permit class, you do not need to register for both. Must be 18 or over. Textbook req $16 paid to instructor at first class.

6247   CPROF 045   AG   6:00PM-9:00PM   ThF 8/14 to 8/16   T045   Ronnestad   $189.00  Seats Avail: 16 of 24
Also meets: Sa 9:00AM-4:30PM T045 in Walter Roberts Hall


ReDesign & Redecorate Your Home (Mount Vernon Campus)
Redesign a room that brings pleasure and comfort into your life! Learn about elements to consider--furniture placement, color, flooring, lighting, window treatments, accessories and how to define space! Photos and dimensions of your room will be used to apply the principles discussed in this class.

6828   CPROF 003   AG   6:30PM-9:00PM   T 7/15 to 7/29   T031   Hall K   $55.00  Seats Avail: 15 of 15


SEWING: Beginning Sewing (Mount Vernon Campus)
Make a Sewing Work Apron to keep your sewing tools handy while you work! Bring your sewing machine--become more familiar with it, learn how to thread it, wind a bobbin, and sew with it. Student will need to purchase fabric and bring sewing tools (list provided.) (Limited to 10 students--enroll early.)

6253   CPROF 055   AG   5:00PM-7:00PM   Th 7/10 to 8/7   T041   Sherrer   $99.00  CLASS CLOSED


SEWING: Copy a Garment (Mount Vernon Campus)
Do you have a favorite pant or jacket? Hate to see it wear out and not be able to wear it anymore? Don't fret. Learn how to make a copy of the pattern garment without taking it apart. Some sewing experience suggested. Bring drafting materials (list provided) and a $5 materials fee to first class. (Limited to 10 students--enroll early.)

6252   CPROF 054   AG   3:30PM-5:30PM   MTWTh 8/4 to 8/7   T045   Sherrer   $99.00  CLASS CLOSED


SEWING: How to Read a Pattern (Mount Vernon Campus)
Are you confused about all those symbols on commercial patterns?? Do your sewing projects turn out a little "wonky"? Learning to read the pattern is instrumental in successful sewing. We'll learn to "read" a commercial pattern, cut it out, mark it and sew it. You'll also learn an easy system to store and locate your patterns. Some experience suggested (able to use sewing machine with some success, and some familiarity with commercial patterns). Student brings drafting and sewing tools, and fabric (list provided). Materials fee $5 payable to instructor first night of class for the pattern. (Limited to 10 students--enroll early.)

6256   CPROF 057   AG   7:00PM-9:00PM   Th 7/10 to 7/31   T041   Sherrer   $99.00  CLASS CLOSED


SEWING: Special Projects (Mount Vernon Campus)
This class covers a variety of useful sewing skills: mitered corners, bias binding, lined/zippered bag, self-filled tubing for button loops etc., set in a zipper (requires zipper foot attachment for machine), pocket welts, and "bagging" a vest or jacket. Students will need to bring a sewing machine, an iron (with steam setting), sewing tools, fabric and notions (list provided). (Limited to 10 students--enroll early.)

6257   CPROF 058   AG   1:00PM-3:00PM   MTWTh 8/4 to 8/7   T045   Sherrer   $99.00  CLASS CLOSED

Culinary Arts & Hospitality Mgmt

CULINARY: Basic Pastry Skills Development Boot Camp (Mount Vernon Campus)
Learn the fundamentals of pastry and the techniques used in creating basic preparations such as custards, pate choux, quick breads and cakes. Materials fee included.

6090   CCAHM 012   AG   3:00PM-8:00PM   F 8/22 to 8/23   C041   Rodriguez   $150.00  CLASS CLOSED
Also meets: Sa 8:00AM-1:00PM C041 in Campus Center Bldg


CULINARY: Basic Skills Development Boot Camp (Mount Vernon Campus)
Explore the fundamentals of culinary arts studying hands on knife skills, bread making, dry heat cooking methods, moist heat cooking methods and terminology. Materials fee included.

6088   CCAHM 011   AG   3:00PM-8:00PM   F 8/15 to 8/16   C041   Rodriguez   $150.00  CLASS CLOSED
Also meets: Sa 8:00AM-1:00PM C041 in Campus Center Bldg

Early Childhood Education

Homeschool Parent Qualification (Whidbey Campus)
This course meets the Washington State legal requirements as a "Qualifying Course" for parents who choose to provide home-based instruction for their children. It also provides basic information for those who already qualify to homeschool or who are deciding whether the homeschool educational option fits their needs. The course content will include presentation of legal requirements and "how-to" information concerning homeschooling and develop practical skills for application in your homeschool. All class sessions are required to receive the Certificate of Completion.

7007   CECE 011   AGW   6:00PM-9:00PM   F 8/15 to 8/16   B201   Rosenzweig   $95.00  Seats Avail: 0 of 0
Also meets: Sa 9:00AM-5:00PM

6095   CECE 011   AGW   6:00PM-9:00PM   F 8/15 to 8/16   B201   Rosenzweig   $95.00  Seats Avail: 15 of 20
Also meets: Sa 9:00AM-5:00PM B201 in Whidbey Old Main

6096   CECE 011   BGW   6:00PM-9:00PM   F 8/15 to 8/16   B201   Rosenzweig   $75.00  Seats Avail: 15 of 20
Also meets: Sa 9:00AM-5:00PM B201 in Whidbey Old Main

7008   CECE 011   BGW   6:00PM-9:00PM   F 8/15 to 8/16   B201   Rosenzweig   $75.00  Seats Avail: 0 of 0
Also meets: Sa 9:00AM-5:00PM

Home Brew

HOME BREWING: INTRODUCTION (Mount Vernon Campus)
Learn the fundamentals of brewing your own beer at home. This class begins with two classroom sessions of 2 hours each and provides a comprehensive course handout that will help you start your own home brewing hobby. (Or obsession as some spouses call it!) This beginning class will show you all the skills and techniques you need to brew malt extract based beers for yourself. following the classroom sessions you'll spend a day brewing a batch of your own with the instructor and your fellow students. The brewing session will be held at the local home brew shop where large brew pots, burners and propane will be provided. The lab fee for the course provides you with a take home kit of all the basic tools you'll need to get your first batch "under your belt" including the ingredients for that first brew. You will leave the brew session with your own fermentor full of five gallons of wort (unfermented beer) as well as complete instructions and equipment for fermenting, testing and bottling your beer when it is done.

6036   CBREW 011   AG   6:00PM-8:00PM   TTh 8/12 to 8/16   T031   Rock   $245.00  CLASS CLOSED
Also meets: Sa 10:00AM-6:00PM Off


HOME BREWING: INTRODUCTION: Classroom Only (Mount Vernon Campus)
A classroom only option is also available for those who want to learn what home brewing is all about but may not yet be ready to commit to the expense of embarking on this wonderful hobby. This option may also be attractive to those who already have some of the equipment but would like to get a good introduction to the brewing process to get a better start. You may still participate in the brew day with this option so you can see the process and all the equipment in action. What you will NOT get with this option is the equipment, ingredients and fermentor full of five gallons of wort to take home on brew day.

6037   CBREW 012   AG   6:00PM-8:00PM   TTh 8/12 to 8/16   T031   Rock   $95.00  CLASS CLOSED
Also meets: Sa 10:00AM-6:00PM Off

Kids' College

Collision Cars (Mount Vernon Campus)
Students use unique LEGO® kits to build a variety of battling machines. This is a class of exploration, problem-solving and risktaking with a goal of learning and experimenting with how machines work and compete. Models include arm bot, blade bot, broom bot, crawl bot, flipper bot, net bot, ramp bot, triceratops bot, winch bot, armored bot. Grades 4-8. Includes take-home project.

6318   KIDS 020   AG   1:00PM-4:00PM   MTWTh 7/7 to 7/10   A125   Staff   $149.00  CLASS CLOSED


Gears Gadgets (Mount Vernon Campus)
Great hands-on learning and building.† Students creatively build and modify machines through basic engineering skills using LEGO® kits.† Models include a race car, windmill, merry-go-round, levers/pliers, pulley/crane.† Grades 1-3.† Includes a take-home project.†

6317   KIDS 019   AG   9:00AM-12:00PM   MTWTh 7/7 to 7/10   A125   Staff   $149.00  CLASS CLOSED


Intro to Game Making (Mount Vernon Campus)
Do you want to learn how to create and design your own computer game? Come join us for a fun-filled week learning how to make games using a drag and drop game-making software program. During this week-long class, you’ll learn to create games like Space Invaders, Mario land, car racing, and Zelda. No special knowledge required. Grades 3, 4 and 5

6330   KIDS 024   CG   9:00AM-12:00PM   DAILY 7/14 to 7/18   S161   Hunter   $99.00  Seats Avail: 11 of 16


Intro to Game Making (Mount Vernon Campus)
Do you want to learn how to create and design your own computer game? Come join us for a fun-filled week learning how to make games using a drag and drop game-making software program. During this week-long class, you’ll learn to create games like Space Invaders, Mario land, car racing, and Zelda. No special knowledge required. Grades 6, 7, 8 and 9

6332   KIDS 025   AG   1:00PM-4:00PM   DAILY 7/14 to 7/18   S161   Hunter   $99.00  Seats Avail: 17 of 24


Kids n' Clay (Mount Vernon Campus)
A ceramic class for ages 8-12. The class emphasizes hand building techniques of pinch, coil, and slab, along with the art of glazing. Students explore making functional and decorative pottery. Materials fee $15 included. (Use KIDS 030 BG for parent accompanying child -- add $49.)

6338   KIDS 030   AG   12:00PM-3:00PM   MTWTh 8/18 to 8/21   H119   Tate   $99.00  CLASS CLOSED

6339   KIDS 030   BG   12:00PM-3:00PM   MTWTh 8/18 to 8/21   H119   Tate   $49.00  CLASS CLOSED


Mosaic Garden Art Workshop (Mount Vernon Campus)
Students will make a unique, colorful mosaic garden piece using pre-made forms and covering them with pottery shards, mirror, toys, trinkets and found objects. Instruction will focus on color, patterns and adhering tile pieces onto forms which will then be grouted. All materials will be provided, though students are encouraged to bring their own special momentos or found objects to use in their mosaic. Open to all skill levels. Ages 8-15. Materials fee $20 payable to instructor.

6307   KIDS 009   AG   10:00AM-5:00PM   Sa 7/26   T045   Roberts S   $75.00  CLASS CLOSED


SEWING: Teen Sewing Camp (Mount Vernon Campus)
Learn to sew! Make a decorative pillow for your bedroom and a backpack type bag to carry your "stuff." Bring a sewing machine, sewing notions and tools (list provided). Materials fee $20 payable to instructor first night of class. (Limited to 8 students--enroll early.)

6304   KIDS 002   AG   10:00AM-12:00PM   MTWTh 8/4 to 8/7   T045   Sherrer   $99.00  CLASS CLOSED


Two-Day Drawing Camp & Scribble Fest! (Mount Vernon Campus)
Experimental Drawing Workshop. Want to explore drawing from your imagination? We'll jump into using lines, shapes, and patterns in expressive drawings exploring on paper, mylar and in the air itself. We'll cover the drawing basics, various drawing media, and experiment with some large-format spontaneous work. This fun-filled workshop is a great way to draw out your inner energetic artist! All skill levels welcome. Materials fee $10 payable to instructor first session. Ages 11-14.

6335   KIDS 029   AG   1:00PM-4:00PM   WTh 7/23 to 7/24   H119   Behnke   $89.00  Seats Avail: 10 of 12

Physical Education

Cuban Salsa (Mount Vernon Campus)
Beginning Casino (Cuban Salsa). Learn the basic steps, turn patterns and how to move about the floor. Casino is a social partner dance, but it is not necessary to bring a partner to the class.

6515   CPE 021   AG   7:00PM-8:15PM   T 7/15 to 8/19   F120   Gonzalez Y   $54.00  Seats Avail: 12 of 24


FITNESS: CARDIOVASCULAR CONDITIONING (Mount Vernon Campus)
Explore and enhance both aerobic and flexibility fitness and their relationship to overall health.

6517   CPE 022   AG   11:00AM-12:00PM   MW 7/7 to 8/25   FCTR   Holsinger   $99.00  CLASS CLOSED


FITNESS: STRENGTH TRAINING (Mount Vernon Campus)
An introductory course exploring the health benefits and advancing the techniques of strength exercise.

6519   CPE 023   AG   12:00PM-1:00PM   MW 7/7 to 8/25   FCTR   Holsinger   $99.00  CLASS CLOSED

Fall Quarter Workshops

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Art

CLAY WORKSHOP (Mount Vernon Campus)
Clay people of all levels who are interested in self-guided creation of works in a communal setting are welcome. Hand-building areas as well as pottery wheels are available for use. Some instruction in glazing and glaze theory along with kiln firing will be offered. Includes basic instruction, along with a fun and productive time in the studio making pottery or ceramic sculpture. Materials included.

6027   CART 020   AG   6:00PM-9:00PM   Th 9/25 to 11/13   H119   Tate   $189.00  CLASS CLOSED


Dyeing Techniques for the Fiber Artist (Mount Vernon Campus)
Whether you consider youself a fiber artist or not, if you work with fiber, then increasing your color sense is an invaluable skill to have. In this workshop we'll focus on protein fibers (sheep's wool, silk, alpaca, llama, camel, even your 4-legged companions) and explore the many methods for dyeing and blending fibers to achieve your goals. The instructor will introduce basic color theory, discuss why we see colors and how our brain interprets them. Then the fun begins when we go through a round robin of pots, kettles, and painting. You'll make a mess and have a ball, and leave with a large bag of sample yarns and roving, a dye book and the knowledge to explore on your own. Please wear old clothes and bring rubber gloves. Materials cost $18 paid to instructor first session.

6041   CART 034   AG   6:00PM-9:00PM   T 9/30 to 10/14   T045   Moncrief   $95.00  Seats Avail: 7 of 14


Handmade Holiday Gifts 1 (Mount Vernon Campus)
Have you always wanted to make your own holiday gifts but feel you are completely "uncrafty?" Now you can learn how fun and easy it is to make a variety of handmade items to give as gifts or sell at holiday bazaars. Class includes four easy projects: painted jars, clay ornaments, lightswitch covers and holiday picture frames. Bring an apron and come have a good time as you explore your creative side! $6 materials fee paid to the instructor at the class.

6035   CART 030   AG   5:00PM-8:00PM   W 10/22   T031   Ronnestad   $39.00  CLASS CLOSED


Handmade Holiday Gifts 2 (Mount Vernon Campus)
Feel you are completely "uncrafty?" Now you can learn how fun and easy it is to make a variety of handmade items to give as gifts or sell at holiday bazaars. Class includes four easy projects: Gifts in a Jar, Conebag gifts, pet treats and Lavender sachets. Bring an apron and come have a good time as you explore your creative side! $6 materials fee paid to the instructor at the class.

6037   CART 031   AG   5:00PM-8:00PM   M 10/27   T041   Ronnestad   $39.00  CLASS CLOSED


Introduction to Glass Mosaics (Hot & Cold) (Mount Vernon Campus)
This 6-week class is geared toward beginners who want to learn about basic techniques, tools and materials involved in creating mosaic art. Includes cutting, proper adhesives, substrates, design/layout and grouting. Students will be introduced to glass fusing (warm glass or kiln glass) to create components for their in-class mosaic projects. Each student will complete two projects, exploring traditional and contemporary techniques. All materials, supplies and use of tools provided. Come experience the endless possibilities of this beautiful art form! Class limited to ten--sign up early. A $40 material fee is paid to the instructor at first class.

6044   CART 036   AG   6:00PM-9:00PM   W 10/8 to 11/12   T045   Mitchell   $165.00  Seats Avail: 17 of 24


Lotions & Potions--How to Make Good Stuff from Scratch (Mount Vernon Campus)
In this class, we'll discuss using ingredients from your kitchen cupboard, botanicals from your garden, and what it takes to make natural products that are good for you and your family. The emphasis is on making fresh with no nasty preservatives or synthetic chemicals. We can even custom-scent our products if you'd like. We'll make a total of 6 products, more if time allows, including lotions, body mousse, lip balms, body butters, deodorants and even an all-natural insect repellent roll-on. Please wear old clothes and come prepared to laugh and share. You'll receive hands-on instruction and a full recipe book--think Christmas gifts! Materials cost $12 paid to instructor at first session.

6043   CART 035   AG   6:00PM-9:00PM   T 10/21 to 11/4   T045   Moncrief   $95.00  CLASS CLOSED


Make & Take Jewelry/Bracelets (Mount Vernon Campus)
Discover your creativity as you design a pair of earrings and a bracelet. You will learn tools, findings and techniques for making your own jewelry. Instructor will provide tools and supplies for this 3-hour class. Required supply fee payable to instructor $12.

6046   CART 039   AG   6:00PM-9:00PM   Th 10/30   T045   Guay   $39.00  CLASS CLOSED


Making Holiday Wreaths (Mount Vernon Campus)
Have you always wanted to make your own holiday wreaths? Learn how easy and fun it is to make a variety of beautiful, professional looking wreaths to keep, give as gifts or sell at holiday bazaars! Learn about wire, straw and grapevine wreath frames, indoor, outdoor, round, heart shaped wreaths and more. Materials include: fresh & artificial greens, fresh and dried flowers, fabric, special decorations and much more! Bring gardening type gloves and come have fun! $6 materials fee paid to the instructor at the class.

6038   CART 032   AG   5:00PM-8:00PM   W 10/15   T031   Ronnestad   $39.00  CLASS CLOSED


Scrapbooking 1: For Beginners (Mount Vernon Campus)
Want to make a beautiful scrapbook album but just don’t know where to start? Learn the basics of scrapbooking, tools you will need, and organizing tips that will make it easy to create works of art with your photos. This simple yet useful class will walk you step-by-step how to start and finish an album with useful ideas and helpful hints to organize your photos, compose them on pages and embellish your pages to fit any occasion you desire. From banners to gems, adhesive, punches, cardstock, and cutters you too can make a scrapbook! By the end of the class you will take home a 2 page layout with some of the tips and techniques you have learned. Materials fee $10 payable to instructor first class.

6016   CART 009   AG   10:00AM-12:00PM   Sa 10/18   N121   Photo   $35.00  CLASS CLOSED

6017   CART 009   BG   10:00AM-12:00PM   Sa 11/15   N121   Photo   $35.00  CLASS CLOSED


Scrapbooking 2: Beyond Albums (Mount Vernon Campus)
So you know how to put a scrapbook together and want to move beyond the traditional albums. This class is designed to stretch your imagination and spark our ideas to scrap on many different surfaces. From paper bags to hard chipboard there are many different ways to create a scrapbook. Learn tips and tricks, create several different projects for including your photos. Any occasion is perfect to display photos in a mini album or altered book. By the end of class you will take home a finished mini album! Materials fee $10 payable to instructor first class.

6019   CART 010   AG   1:00PM-3:00PM   Sa 10/18   N121   Photo   $35.00  CLASS CLOSED

6020   CART 010   BG   1:00PM-3:00PM   Sa 11/15   N121   Photo   $35.00  CLASS CLOSED


Sculpting with Sheet Metal Workshop (Mount Vernon Campus)
This class is an introduction to working with sheet metal using simple hand tools and basic fastening techniques. Students will bend, form and cut sheets of metal into shapes which they will use to construct a small sculptural object. Sculptures can be embellished with folded aluminum screen and metal cut-outs using fastening techniques that include small rivets, tabs, brads and hinges. Materials fee $20 payable to instructor first class.

6032   CART 029   AG   6:30PM-9:00PM   W 9/24 to 11/12   F119   Roberts   $155.00  CLASS CLOSED


Sketching & Cartooning (Mount Vernon Campus)
Explore basic principles of sketching and cartooning, with emphasis on drawing cartoon faces of real people. Practice some realistic drawing using the same techniques used by Police Sketch artists. Instructor Lin Tucker is a lifelong doodler, sketcher and police artist. Materials fee $10 paid to instructor first class.

6040   CART 033   AG   6:00PM-8:00PM   T 9/30 to 11/18   H112   Tucker   $99.00  Seats Avail: 10 of 15


Stained Glass Art (Mount Vernon Campus)
Discover the time-honored craft of stained glass. You will explore the process of creating a stained glass panel. Students will progress at their own pace and develop projects appropriate to their skill level--from light-catchers to lampshades. Topics to be covered include design and color as well as technical issues such as cutting, foiling and leading. Safety issues will be addressed in depth. All levels welcome. Basic materials are supplied (some glass, foil, lead and solder). A $40 material fee is paid to the instructor at first class.

6024   CART 014   AG   6:00PM-9:00PM   M 10/6 to 11/10   T031   Mitchell   $165.00  CLASS CLOSED


Watercolor Painting (Mount Vernon Campus)
In-class painting, exercises, demonstrations and individual attention to increase your skills, whether you are a beginner or more experienced. Learn about washes, glazing, color mixing, dry and wet techniques, brushes, and different brush strokes.

6022   CART 011   AG   6:00PM-9:00PM   W 9/24 to 11/12   H208   Cooper   $149.00  Seats Avail: 5 of 16

Business Management

(Almost) Free Marketing for Businesses (Mount Vernon Campus)
This class is for businesses that want to take advantage of effective marketing strategies that are available everybody, without reinventing the wheel. Not sure which marketing options are best for your business? †We will address the pros and cons of Facebook, Pinterest, Linked-In, review sites, Newsletters, Networking, and more! A great class for new businesses who don’t want to spend lots of money with little results.†

6054   CBMT 014   AG   6:30PM-8:00PM   W 10/15   A125   Shotton   $55.00  CLASS CLOSED


Facebook 201--Content for your Business Page (Mount Vernon Campus)
You have your Facebook Business page up, but have NO idea of what to put on it! This class will provide you a list of possible posting topics, as well as give you the top five ways of increasing the number of “LIKES” (which generates customer leads!)†

6065   CBMT 044   AG   6:30PM-8:00PM   W 10/29   A125   Shotton   $55.00  CLASS CLOSED


Linked InSights (Mount Vernon Campus)
Do you have a LinkedIn profile but are not sure what to do with it or how to use it? In this class we’ll show you how to navigate LinkedIn, Develop an effective profile, stay current in your industry, take advantage of email marketing options, and Increase your professional network. This will be an information packed class, so bring your notebook! Class space is limited.

6061   CBMT 017   AG   6:30PM-8:00PM   W 11/19   A125   Shotton   $55.00  CLASS CLOSED


Pinterest for Your Business (Mount Vernon Campus)
If you have a product based business that is eye catching- THIS is the class for you! Pinterest is also valuable for service based businesses too, and is the fastest growing referral site online! We’ll walk you step by step to set up your Pinterest Business account, create “Boards” and “Pins” that will lead customers back to your website. Learn how to manage your account in as little as one hour a week.

6058   CBMT 015   AG   6:30PM-8:00PM   W 12/3   A125   Shotton   $55.00  Seats Avail: 20 of 24


Social Media Overview for Businesses (Mount Vernon Campus)
Have you been avoiding social media marketing for your Business? In this Introduction to Social Media, we'll talk about the top 10 most important Social Media platforms for your business. You’ll learn WHAT it is, WHY it’s worth your time and money, and †WHICH ones are the best fit for your company.

6062   CBMT 018   AG   6:30PM-8:00PM   W 10/1   A125   Shotton   $50.00  CLASS CLOSED


Strategic Marketing (Mount Vernon Campus)
This class is for Businesses that need to create a Marketing Plan or need to revamp their current one. Social Media is a marketing game changer that most businesses need to take advantage of. We will discuss connecting with your target market, the marketing options available to you, who you should be partnering with, and what makes your business stand out from your competition. You will develop a clear Marketing Plan that you’ll be excited to get started!

6063   CBMT 019   AG   6:30PM-8:00PM   W 11/5   A125   Shotton   $55.00  CLASS CLOSED

Continuing Professional Education

Alcohol Server Permit 12 or 13 (Mount Vernon Campus)
This class covers the legal aspects of responsible alcoholic beverage service for bartenders and servers including how much to serve, when to stop serving and the legal responsibilities of restaurants, bars and individuals in the service industry. This class meets the requirements for licensing by the State of Washington and is a required class for anyone working as a professional bartender or server. No prior bartending or liquor knowledge is needed. Students of this class must be between the ages of 18 – 20 for Permit 13, and 21 or over for Permit 12. Instructor is a certified trainer for the Washington State Liquor Control Board.

6222   CPROF 044   AG   1:00PM-4:30PM   Sa 11/8   T045   Ronnestad   $35.00  CLASS CLOSED


Flagging and Traffic Control (Mount Vernon Campus)
Each class is six hours and meets for two three hour sessions. Upon successful completion, students receive a Washington State Traffic Control Flagger card that is valid for three years. Must be 18 years of age or older to receive the flagging card.

6216   CPROF 034   AG   6:00PM-9:00PM   MW 9/22 to 9/24   T011   Prindle   $54.00  Seats Avail: 25 of 35

6217   CPROF 034   BG   6:00PM-9:00PM   TTh 10/14 to 10/16   T011   Prindle   $54.00  Seats Avail: 29 of 35

6218   CPROF 034   CG   6:00PM-9:00PM   MW 11/17 to 11/19   T011   Prindle   $54.00  Seats Avail: 20 of 35


House Building in San Juan County (San Juan Center)
This workshop will prepare you for homebuilding and residential contracting while also introducing you to methods for conducting an effective and cost-conscience project. The course provides you with information, resources and problem-solving strategies to help you achieve a successful house building project. For those already experienced this class offers business practices to further sharpen your skills.

5803   CPROF 014   AP   11:30AM-2:00PM   MW   RM C   Russell   $57.00  CLASS CLOSED


Professional Bartending (Mount Vernon Campus)
Become a licensed Bartender! This class is designed to provide participants with the skills needed to start careers as professional bartenders. This fun and exciting class will cover how to mix, measure and serve more than 300 of today's most popular cocktails - from Electric Iced Teas and Smith & Wessons, to B-52's, Apple Martinis and Lemon Drops! Learn professional free pouring and layering techniques, bartending terms, job searching, serving in a safe and responsible manner, increasing customer satisfaction, and increasing tips! No prior liquor knowledge is required. This course includes the Alcohol Server Permit class, you do not need to register for both. Must be 18 or over. Textbook req $16 paid to instructor at first class.

6223   CPROF 045   AG   6:00PM-9:00PM   ThF 11/6 to 11/8   T045   Ronnestad   $189.00  CLASS CLOSED
Also meets: Sa 9:00AM-4:30PM T045 in Walter Roberts Hall


Sewing: Create your own Bodice Sloper and Sleeve Sloper (rhymes with poker) (Mount Vernon Campus)
Learn how to make a pattern that fits your specific shape (torso and arm). Then learn how to design a basic shirt or blouse. Once you've created these two Slopers, the sky's the limit on what you can design. AND, because you've made the pattern from YOUR Sloper, it will always fit! Requirements: You know how to sew and have used patterns before. If you've taken the Basic Pattern Making class, you're ahead of the game. You will need to bring basic drafting tools, a sewing machine, sewing equipment and muslin. Includes how to draft tops, shirts, and blouses. Material fee $7 due to instructor first class.

6235   CPROF 063   AG   6:30PM-8:30PM   W 10/29 to 11/19   H112   Sherrer   $90.00  Seats Avail: 16 of 20


Sewing: Create Your Own Pant Sloper (rhymes with poker) (Mount Vernon Campus)
If you want to make pants that fit, you have to know how to create a pattern that fits you EXACTLY (not tight - just right). Making your own Sloper takes the "guesswork" out of sewing pants that fit. PLUS, once you have your own sloper, you can design any kind of pant pattern. We will also learn how to design a basic skirts from the Pant Sloper. Requirements: You know how to sew and have used patterns before. If you've taken the Basic Pattern Making class, you're ahead of the game. You will need to bring basic drafting tools, a sewing machine, sewing equipment and muslin. Material fee $7 due to instructor first class.

6234   CPROF 062   AG   6:30PM-8:30PM   W 10/8 to 10/22   H112   Sherrer   $90.00  Seats Avail: 17 of 20


You're On the Air (How to Really Make it in Voice-Overs!) (Mount Vernon Campus)
VOICE-OVERS are hot today! You don't have to be an actor to get voice-over work, but it certainly doesn't hurt! With such notable talent as Morgan Freeman, Glenn Close, and Alec Baldwin lending their voices to commercials, films, and videos, one would think that it would be next to impossible to break into this field. Not so! You'll learn about an exciting, new way to get around the competition and actually turn voice-overs into a thriving full or part-time business! Our instructor will discuss the voice-over business as a whole, the numerous opportunities, the incredible income potential, and will discuss the all-important 'demo' and how to have it produced. You'll step up to the mic and do some practice recording, and best of all, you'll hear the results!

6227   CPROF 053   AG   6:30PM-8:30PM   Th 11/20   H024   Foster   $40.00  Seats Avail: 10 of 24

Early Childhood Education

Homeschool Parent Qualification (Mount Vernon Campus)
This course meets the Washington State legal requirements as a "Qualifying Course" for parents who choose to provide home-based instruction for their children. It also provides basic information for those who already qualify to homeschool or who are deciding whether the homeschool educational option fits their needs. The course content will include presentation of legal requirements and "how-to" information concerning homeschooling and develop practical skills for application in your homeschool. All class sessions are required to receive the Certificate of Completion.

6078   CECE 011   AG   6:00PM-9:00PM   F 10/3 to 10/4   T031   Rosenzweig   $95.00  Seats Avail: 12 of 20
Also meets: Sa 9:00AM-5:00PM T041 in Walter Roberts Hall

6079   CECE 011   BG   6:00PM-9:00PM   F 10/3 to 10/4   T031   Rosenzweig   $75.00  Seats Avail: 12 of 20
Also meets: Sa 9:00AM-5:00PM T041 in Walter Roberts Hall

Earth Science (astr/easc/geol/ocea)

Oceanography (San Juan Center)
Join Dr. Michael Balise for a survey of the extent and nature of the oceans, including the contributions of the solid Earth hydrosphere, atmosphere, and biosphere to their physical structure, chemical composition, and functioning.

5786   COCEA 011   AP   11:30AM-2:00PM   MW   RM C   Balise   $90.00  Seats Avail: 22 of 24

English And Literature

Writing for Children: Polishing for a Successful Submission (Mount Vernon Campus)
Do you have a rough draft of a children's article or story? Improve and revise your manuscript for submission by learning self-editing tips, the correct format, structural elements, and important first page essentials. Learn how to research and choose the right magazine or book publisher for your particular work, create an effective cover, proposal, or query letter and what to include, and keep track of your submissions.

6089   CENGL 056   AG   6:30PM-8:00PM   Th 10/9 to 10/16   N121   Harris   $49.00  CLASS CLOSED

Gardening And Landscaping

Gardening Successfully in Skagit County- Session 1 (Mount Vernon Campus)
Building Blocks for a Healthy Yard. Learn how to create and maintain a beautiful, healthy yard that fits our climate and your lifestyle. This session covers soils and fertilizers; plant choices; and planning and maintenance tips for an easy-care yard. Session 2 (winter) will cover weed, pest, and disease management; pruning for health and performance; and growing edibles in small spaces. Taught by WSU Skagit County Extension Master Gardeners. $59 per session with a certificate of completion for each session.

6008   CAG 027   AG   6:00PM-8:30PM   T 10/14 to 10/28   T019   Staff   $59.00  CLASS CLOSED

History

American Government (San Juan Center)
Study with Ralph Hahn of the structure of power in the United States and the functions, sources, and uses of power in American Politics. Also emphasizes mechanisms and outcomes of the policy making process in a pluralistic society.

5752   CHIST 014   AP   11:30AM-1:45PM   TTh   RM C   Hahn   $90.00  Seats Avail: 23 of 24

Home Brew

HOME BREWING: INTRODUCTION (Mount Vernon Campus)
Learn the fundamentals of brewing your own beer at home. This class begins with two classroom sessions of 2 hours each and provides a comprehensive course handout that will help you start your own home brewing hobby. (Or obsession as some spouses call it!) This beginning class will show you all the skills and techniques you need to brew malt extract based beers for yourself. following the classroom sessions you'll spend a day brewing a batch of your own with the instructor and your fellow students. The brewing session will be held at the local home brew shop where large brew pots, burners and propane will be provided. The lab fee for the course provides you with a take home kit of all the basic tools you'll need to get your first batch "under your belt" including the ingredients for that first brew. You will leave the brew session with your own fermentor full of five gallons of wort (unfermented beer) as well as complete instructions and equipment for fermenting, testing and bottling your beer when it is done.

6070   CBREW 011   AG   6:00PM-8:00PM   TTh 10/14 to 10/18   T041   Rock   $245.00  Seats Avail: 7 of 12
Also meets: Sa 10:00AM-6:00PM T031 in Walter Roberts Hall


HOME BREWING: INTRODUCTION: Classroom Only (Mount Vernon Campus)
A classroom only option is also available for those who want to learn what home brewing is all about but may not yet be ready to commit to the expense of embarking on this wonderful hobby. This option may also be attractive to those who already have some of the equipment but would like to get a good introduction to the brewing process to get a better start. You may still participate in the brew day with this option so you can see the process and all the equipment in action. What you will NOT get with this option is the equipment, ingredients and fermentor full of five gallons of wort to take home on brew day.

6072   CBREW 012   AG   6:00PM-8:00PM   TTh 10/14 to 10/18   T041   Rock   $95.00  Seats Avail: 7 of 12
Also meets: Sa 10:00AM-6:00PM T031 in Walter Roberts Hall

Human Services

Motivational Interviewing Meets 12-Step Recovery (Mount Vernon Campus)
An alcoholic or addict decides to pick up the first drink/drug with a thought like “I’ll just have one.” Another resumes use with an expletive like “screw it”. What motivational discrepancies may be developing from the decision to pick up the first drink or drug and how might we use this evidence-based skill to motivate those in recovery? George DuWors, internationally recognized speaker and author is presenting a three session (9 hour) workshop to assist both professional counselors and others interested in more fully understanding and responding to the relapse process. All participants will receive a copy of Mr. DuWors’ workbook; “Getting It: Building Motivation from Relapse”. CEUs are available for Chemical Dependency Professionals.

6129   CHSRV 020   AG   6:00PM-9:00PM   M 10/20 to 11/3   A125   Duwors   $140.00  CLASS CLOSED

Physical Education

Cuban Salsa (Mount Vernon Campus)
Beginning Casino (Cuban Salsa). Learn the basic steps, turn patterns and how to move about the floor. Casino is a social partner dance, but it is not necessary to bring a partner to the class.

6191   CPE 021   AG   7:00PM-8:15PM   T 9/30 to 11/4   F119   Gonzalez   $54.00  CLASS CLOSED


Curative Movement (San Juan Center)
Join Katerina Wen for an in-depth training program for people who wish to teach Infinite Body Movement Therapy (gentle exercises) to people with limited abilities, seniors, and people in recovery. The program offers creatively designed movement sequences to help people to achieve greater mobility, overall strength, balance and stress management. Exercises can be adapted to be done in a chair or standing. Participants will leave with valuable knowledge on how to nurture special relationships with people in need, plus advanced practical experience in conducting a class. Whether you would like to teach or just gain greater self-confidence in working with the elderly, or with persons with special needs, this training is perfect for you. Program Manual included to accompany course. Katerina holds a Master’s degree in Education from Antioch University, with a focus on alternative therapies for children with special needs. Katerina has over 2 decades of experience in providing movement therapy for a wide spectrum of clients and students of all ages, in particular the elderly, children and individuals with medical challenges. Additionally, Katerina is the instructor for Island Rec’s Moving Parts and Healthy Hearts program. Katerina is the co-founder of the Infinite Body Systemô, a contemporary holistic movement system.

5791   CPE 018   AP   9:00AM-12:00PM   SaSu 10/17 to 10/25   RM CR   Wen   $190.00  Seats Avail: 15 of 24
Also meets: SaSu 1:30PM-4:30PM Rm Cr


Senior Fitness (Mount Vernon Campus)
Class encourages range of motion, balance, strength training and cardiovascular exercises.

6193   CPE 025   AG   9:30AM-10:20AM   MW 9/22 to 12/3   GYM   Deschenes   $54.00  Seats Avail: 5 of 30

World Language - Italian

Beginning Conversational Italian (Mount Vernon Campus)
By the end of this class, you should be able to have a basic conversation with Italian people about common situations, travel confidently in Italy and interact appropriately in social situations. Throughout the course, you will discuss Italian culture and traditions so you can obtain a well-rounded and informed knowledge of the Italian people.

6132   CITAL 011   AG   6:00PM-8:00PM   T 9/23 to 11/18   N123   Sica   $149.00  CLASS CLOSED

World Language - Spanish

Conversational Spanish I (Mount Vernon Campus)
Learn the Spanish sound system, basic vocabulary and simple Spanish grammatical structures as you develop an ability to understand and respond to simple spoken Spanish.

6241   CSPAN 011   AG   6:00PM-8:00PM   M 9/29 to 11/17   N119   Guillen   $149.00  Seats Avail: 14 of 25

Winter Quarter Workshops

Close Winter Workshops

INTRO PHYSICAL GEOLOGY (San Juan Center)
The description is not available, please check back later.

5747   CGEOL 011   AP   11:45AM-2:00PM   MW   RM C   Hertel   $90.00  Seats Avail: 13 of 24

Art

CLAY WORKSHOP (Mount Vernon Campus)
Clay people of all levels who are interested in self-guided creation of works in a communal setting are welcome. Hand-building areas as well as pottery wheels are available for use. Some instruction in glazing and glaze theory along with kiln firing will be offered. Includes basic instruction, along with a fun and productive time in the studio making pottery or ceramic sculpture. Materials included.

6045   CART 020   AG   6:00PM-9:00PM   W 1/14 to 3/11   H119   Steveni   $199.00  Seats Avail: 10 of 15


Growing Bolder: Selfie in Oils (Mount Vernon Campus)
The focus will be on building observational and technical skills to help you create satisfying combinations of skin tones, clothing/hair textures, and exciting compositional placement for maximum impact. You will look at historical precedent, as well as receive information on materials, color mixing, palette organization, and safe practice using oils. Most lessons preceded by a practical demonstration from the model. A supply list will be posted. Some materials included.

6052   CART 040   AG   6:00PM-9:00PM   Th 1/15 to 3/12   H112   Steveni   $149.00  Seats Avail: 11 of 15


Introduction to Glass Mosaics (Hot & Cold) (Mount Vernon Campus)
This 6-week class is geared toward beginners who want to learn about basic techniques, tools and materials involved in creating mosaic art. Includes cutting, proper adhesives, substrates, design/layout and grouting. Students will be introduced to glass fusing (warm glass or kiln glass) to create components for their in-class mosaic projects. Each student will complete two projects, exploring traditional and contemporary techniques. All materials, supplies and use of tools provided. Come experience the endless possibilities of this beautiful art form! Class limited to ten--sign up early. A $40 material fee is paid to the instructor at first class.

6050   CART 036   AG   6:00PM-9:00PM   W 1/28 to 3/4   T031   Mitchell   $165.00  Seats Avail: 24 of 24


Lotions & Potions--How to Make Good Stuff from Scratch (Mount Vernon Campus)
In this class, we'll discuss using ingredients from your kitchen cupboard, botanicals from your garden, and what it takes to make natural products that are good for you and your family. The emphasis is on making fresh with no nasty preservatives or synthetic chemicals. We can even custom-scent our products if you'd like. We'll make a total of 6 products, more if time allows, including lotions, body mousse, lip balms, body butters, deodorants and even an all-natural insect repellent roll-on. Please wear old clothes and come prepared to laugh and share. You'll receive hands-on instruction and a full recipe book--think Christmas gifts! Materials cost $12 paid to instructor at first session.

6049   CART 035   AG   6:00PM-8:30PM   T 2/24 to 3/10   T045   Moncrief   $95.00  Seats Avail: 22 of 24


Native American Flute (Mount Vernon Campus)
Come make your very own Native American style flute using a pre-tuned, pre-bored kit that will not require the use of saws or drills but just a simple hand tool and sandpaper which are provided. History behind the people who make the kits and documentary of the Native American flute and its traditional uses. You will also be inspired to add your own design through carving, wood burning, or painting and personalizing your Native flute. You will learn to play the flute even even though you may not have played an instrument before. Being able to read music is not required--your instructor does not read music and explains the traditional method of play from the heart. Flute kit included.

6054   CART 042   AG   5:00PM-6:45PM   M 1/12 to 3/16   H112   Ali   $139.00  Seats Avail: 14 of 15


Sketching & Cartooning (Mount Vernon Campus)
Explore basic principles of sketching and cartooning, with emphasis on drawing cartoon faces of real people. Practice some realistic drawing using the same techniques used by Police Sketch artists. Instructor Lin Tucker is a lifelong doodler, sketcher and police artist. Materials fee $10 paid to instructor first class.

6048   CART 033   AG   6:00PM-8:00PM   T 1/27 to 3/10   N119   Tucker   $99.00  Seats Avail: 13 of 15


Stained Glass Art (Mount Vernon Campus)
Discover the time-honored craft of stained glass. You will explore the process of creating a stained glass panel. Students will progress at their own pace and develop projects appropriate to their skill level--from light-catchers to lampshades. Topics to be covered include design and color as well as technical issues such as cutting, foiling and leading. Safety issues will be addressed in depth. All levels welcome. Basic materials are supplied (some glass, foil, lead and solder). A $40 material fee is paid to the instructor at first class.

6040   CART 014   AG   6:00PM-9:00PM   M 1/26 to 3/9   T031   Mitchell   $165.00  Seats Avail: 13 of 18


Textile Dyes/Design (Mount Vernon Campus)
If you work with fiber, be it yarn or finished cloth, then increasing your design options is an invaluable skill to have. In this workshop, we'll focus on using cellulosic fibers (cotton, rayon, ramie, hemp) and applying several techniques for value-added effects. We'' use fiber-reactive dyes, textile paints and stains. oil pencils, discharge, stamping, nature printing, and stenciling. The instructor will discuss basic color theory in order that participants will be able to produce successful results both in class and at home on their own. you'll make a mess and have a ball. Please wear old clothes and bring rubber gloves. Materials cost is $18 paid to instructor at the first session.

6053   CART 041   AG   6:00PM-8:30PM   M 1/26 to 2/9   T045   Moncrief   $95.00  Seats Avail: 13 of 15


Watercolor Painting (Mount Vernon Campus)
In-class painting, exercises, demonstrations and individual attention to increase your skills, whether you are a beginner or more experienced. Learn about washes, glazing, color mixing, dry and wet techniques, brushes, and different brush strokes.

6036   CART 011   AG   6:00PM-9:00PM   W 1/21   H208   Cooper   $149.00  Seats Avail: 8 of 16

Continuing Professional Education

Alcohol Server Permit 12 or 13 (Mount Vernon Campus)
This class covers the legal aspects of responsible alcoholic beverage service for bartenders and servers including how much to serve, when to stop serving and the legal responsibilities of restaurants, bars and individuals in the service industry. This class meets the requirements for licensing by the State of Washington and is a required class for anyone working as a professional bartender or server. No prior bartending or liquor knowledge is needed. Students of this class must be between the ages of 18 – 20 for Permit 13, and 21 or over for Permit 12. Instructor is a certified trainer for the Washington State Liquor Control Board.

6217   CPROF 044   AG   1:00PM-4:30PM   Sa 2/7   T045   Ronnestad   $35.00  Seats Avail: 24 of 24


Buried Treasure (Mount Vernon Campus)
Take a voyage to the center of your heart! Learn to create new habits which will bring you more happiness, better health, greater wealth, loving relationships and balance in your life. Why do you want to continue to settle for less? You are meant to live an extraordinary life. This workshop designed by Louise Hay renowned self-help expert, author and publisher will help you to uncover the negative beliefs you have buried deep within so that you are able to easily find that treasure chest filled with gold!

6226   CPROF 061   AG   6:30PM-8:30PM   T 3/3 to 3/17   N120   Mollerstuen   $139.00  Seats Avail: 20 of 20


Flagging and Traffic Control (Mount Vernon Campus)
Each class is six hours and meets for two three hour sessions. Upon successful completion, students receive a Washington State Traffic Control Flagger card that is valid for three years. Must be 18 years of age or older to receive the flagging card.

6204   CPROF 034   AG   6:00PM-9:00PM   TTh 1/20 to 1/22   T031   Prindle   $54.00  Seats Avail: 30 of 35

6205   CPROF 034   BG   6:00PM-9:00PM   TTh 2/17   T031   Prindle   $54.00  Seats Avail: 35 of 35

6206   CPROF 034   CG   6:00PM-9:00PM   TTh 3/17 to 3/19   T031   Prindle   $54.00  Seats Avail: 35 of 35


Introduction to Fly Fishing (Mount Vernon Campus)
This course focuses upon fly fishing for trout in western North America streams and lakes. The beginner will acquire sufficient knowledge and skill to start fly fishing and catch trout. The topics include: matching lines, rods, and reels; casting fly line; selecting leaders, knots, and tippets; learning about trout foods and related flies; basic fly tying; trout habitat and behavior; and fly fishing methods. About half of the classes will be actual "hands-on" learning by doing. There will be a couple optional Saturday classes as well.

6209   CPROF 035   AG   6:30PM-9:00PM   W 1/7 to 3/19   T041   Freet   $125.00  Seats Avail: 0 (5 on Waitlist) of 16


Life Transitions Workshop (Mount Vernon Campus)
Change is inevitable and sometimes scary. Looking at the beliefs we have and uncovering the negative emotions behind them can help make these changes more manageable. This workshop was designed by Louise Hay to help you on your journey of transformation. Join Constance Mollerstuen Licensed Heal Your Life Workshop Facilitator and Coach to discover the blocks you have which may be limiting the amount of happiness you are experiencing in your relationships and your life.

6250   CPROF 074   AG   9:00AM-12:00PM   MTWTh 12/15 to 12/18   L225   Porter   $60.00  Seats Avail: 18 of 30


Money & Consciousness (Mount Vernon Campus)
Learn how to use the power of your subconscious mind to master the energy of money. In this exciting workshop you will discover the root cause of your money challenges and understand how your subconscious works. Design your new abundant life with affirmations! Learn how to use visualization and the Law of Attraction to create what you want. This workshop is led by Constance Mollerstuen, Licensed Health Your Life teacher, Holistic Wellness Coach and author.

6230   CPROF 075   AG   2:00PM-5:00PM   Sa 1/31   N120   Mollerstuen   $75.00  Seats Avail: 24 of 24


Professional Bartending (Mount Vernon Campus)
Become a licensed Bartender! This class is designed to provide participants with the skills needed to start careers as professional bartenders. This fun and exciting class will cover how to mix, measure and serve more than 300 of today's most popular cocktails - from Electric Iced Teas and Smith & Wessons, to B-52's, Apple Martinis and Lemon Drops! Learn professional free pouring and layering techniques, bartending terms, job searching, serving in a safe and responsible manner, increasing customer satisfaction, and increasing tips! No prior liquor knowledge is required. This course includes the Alcohol Server Permit class, you do not need to register for both. Must be 18 or over. Textbook req $16 paid to instructor at first class.

6218   CPROF 045   AG   6:00PM-9:00PM   WTh 2/4 to 2/7   T045   Ronnestad   $189.00  Seats Avail: 23 of 24
Also meets: Sa 9:00AM-4:30PM T045 in Walter Roberts Hall


SEWING: Beginning Sewing (Mount Vernon Campus)
Make a Sewing Work Apron to keep your sewing tools handy while you work! Bring your sewing machine--become more familiar with it, learn how to thread it, wind a bobbin, and sew with it. Student will need to purchase fabric and bring sewing tools (list provided.) (Limited to 10 students--enroll early.)

6224   CPROF 055   AG   7:00PM-9:00PM   W 1/21 to 2/11   H112   Sherrer   $70.00  Seats Avail: 10 of 10


SEWING: Copy a Garment (Mount Vernon Campus)
Do you have a favorite pant or jacket? Hate to see it wear out and not be able to wear it anymore? Don't fret. Learn how to make a copy of the pattern garment without taking it apart. Some sewing experience suggested. Bring drafting materials (list provided) and a $5 materials fee to first class. (Limited to 10 students--enroll early.)

6223   CPROF 054   AG   7:00PM-9:00PM   W 2/18 to 3/11   H112   Sherrer   $60.00  Seats Avail: 9 of 10


You're On the Air (How to Really Make it in Voice-Overs!) (Mount Vernon Campus)
VOICE-OVERS are hot today! You don't have to be an actor to get voice-over work, but it certainly doesn't hurt! With such notable talent as Morgan Freeman, Glenn Close, and Alec Baldwin lending their voices to commercials, films, and videos, one would think that it would be next to impossible to break into this field. Not so! You'll learn about an exciting, new way to get around the competition and actually turn voice-overs into a thriving full or part-time business! Our instructor will discuss the voice-over business as a whole, the numerous opportunities, the incredible income potential, and will discuss the all-important 'demo' and how to have it produced. You'll step up to the mic and do some practice recording, and best of all, you'll hear the results!

6222   CPROF 053   AG   6:30PM-8:30PM   T 2/3   H112   Foster   $40.00  Seats Avail: 20 of 24

English And Literature

Writing for Children: Narrative Nonfiction-- Creating the Story from Facts (Mount Vernon Campus)
Fiction writers make up their stories, but nonfiction writers dig into facts to find their story line. They use fiction's elements to enrich their nonfiction. We will look at Back Matter, Characterization, Dialogue, Organization/Plot, Point of View, Voice, and Setting in biographies, picture books, middle and young adult nonfiction. Handouts provided.

6085   CENGL 057   AG   6:30PM-8:00PM   Th 1/29 to 2/5   N123   Harris   $49.00  Seats Avail: 23 of 25


Wandering Among Mountains and Rivers: Landscape in East Asian Literature (San Juan Center)
This course explores the theme of landscape in the literature of China, Japan and Korea, drawing connections with the mountain landscapes of the Pacific Northwest. Readings are in English translation. Images of Asian landscape paintings provide a visual context for literary selections. An introduction to some fundamental elements of the original languages enhances understanding of our readings and of the relationships among literature, art and nature. For comparative purposes, we also read poetry and essays by Pacific Northwest writers. Oral and written reflections on readings and images form a key component of class sessions. Instructor Catherine Barnhart received her BA in Chinese language from the University of Washington and her PhD in Chinese literature from Stanford University. She has taught at Middlebury College, Western Washington University, Yale University, Skagit Valley College, Annie Wright School and Spring Street International School. She has lived in Taiwan, Korea, China and Japan, and has led educational tours to China and Southeast Asia. Pre-registration is required

5763   CLIT 016   AP   10:00AM-12:00PM   TTh 2/3 to 3/12   RM C   Barnhart   $110.00  Seats Avail: 24 of 24

Gardening And Landscaping

SUCCESS GARDEN SKAGIT 2 (Mount Vernon Campus)
The description is not available, please check back later.

6021   CAG 028   AG   6:00PM-8:30PM   T 2/3 to 2/10   T045   Staff   $59.00  CLASS CLOSED

Home Brew

HOME BREWING: INTRODUCTION (Mount Vernon Campus)
Learn the fundamentals of brewing your own beer at home. This class begins with two classroom sessions of 2 hours each and provides a comprehensive course handout that will help you start your own home brewing hobby. (Or obsession as some spouses call it!) This beginning class will show you all the skills and techniques you need to brew malt extract based beers for yourself. following the classroom sessions you'll spend a day brewing a batch of your own with the instructor and your fellow students. The brewing session will be held at the local home brew shop where large brew pots, burners and propane will be provided. The lab fee for the course provides you with a take home kit of all the basic tools you'll need to get your first batch "under your belt" including the ingredients for that first brew. You will leave the brew session with your own fermentor full of five gallons of wort (unfermented beer) as well as complete instructions and equipment for fermenting, testing and bottling your beer when it is done.

6060   CBREW 011   AG   6:00PM-8:00PM   TTh 3/10 to 3/14   T031   Rock   $245.00  Seats Avail: 11 of 12
Also meets: Sa 10:00AM-6:00PM T031 in Walter Roberts Hall


HOME BREWING: INTRODUCTION: Classroom Only (Mount Vernon Campus)
A classroom only option is also available for those who want to learn what home brewing is all about but may not yet be ready to commit to the expense of embarking on this wonderful hobby. This option may also be attractive to those who already have some of the equipment but would like to get a good introduction to the brewing process to get a better start. You may still participate in the brew day with this option so you can see the process and all the equipment in action. What you will NOT get with this option is the equipment, ingredients and fermentor full of five gallons of wort to take home on brew day.

6062   CBREW 012   AG   6:00PM-8:00PM   TTh 3/10 to 3/14   T031   Rock   $95.00  Seats Avail: 11 of 12
Also meets: Sa 10:00AM-6:00PM T031 in Walter Roberts Hall

Physical Education

Senior Fitness (Mount Vernon Campus)
Class encourages range of motion, balance, strength training and cardiovascular exercises.

6193   CPE 025   AG   9:30AM-10:20AM   MW 1/7 to 3/16   GYM   Deschenes   $54.00  Seats Avail: 9 of 30

World Language - Italian

Beginning Conversational Italian (Mount Vernon Campus)
By the end of this class, you should be able to have a basic conversation with Italian people about common situations, travel confidently in Italy and interact appropriately in social situations. Throughout the course, you will discuss Italian culture and traditions so you can obtain a well-rounded and informed knowledge of the Italian people.

6131   CITAL 011   AG   6:00PM-8:00PM   T 1/13 to 3/3   N121   Sica   $149.00  Seats Avail: 19 of 20

World Language - Spanish

Conversational Spanish I (Mount Vernon Campus)
Learn the Spanish sound system, basic vocabulary and simple Spanish grammatical structures as you develop an ability to understand and respond to simple spoken Spanish.

6251   CSPAN 011   AG   6:00PM-8:00PM   M 1/12 to 3/16   N119   Guillen   $149.00  Seats Avail: 19 of 25

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