Personal Interest Class Registration

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Take advantage of our online registration form for our many Community Based Outreach classes.

ATTENTION – CURRENTLY CLOSED CLASSES:

  • BASIC CAKE DECORATING
  • SOLAR ENERGY
  • BASIC FLORAL DESIGN
  • BASIC CHOCOLATES 
  • PREPARING YOUR ESTATE PLAN
Community Based Outreach Classes
Computers & Technology
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Course Title Day Time Dates Location Price Details
One-On-One Computer Training Varies 1 Hour 9/21/2020 - 12/10/2020 Quincy $35
One-On-One Computer Training
$35
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One-on-one computer training is available for Mac and Windows-based computers. Designed for all skill levels, from beginning to advanced. Sessions can be scheduled for 1 hour at a time. Cost is $35.00 per hour. Based on instructor availability. Call 217-641-4941 to schedule time with an instructor.
Varies - 1 Hour | Instructor: Larry Brandhorst
One-On-One Excel Training Varies 1 Hour 9/21/2020 - 12/10/2020 Quincy $35
One-On-One Excel Training
$35
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One-on-one Microsoft Excel training is available for all skill levels, from beginning to advanced. Sessions can be scheduled for 1 hour at a time. Cost is $35.00 per hour. Based on instructor availability. Call 217-641-4941 to schedule time with an instructor.
Varies - 1 Hour | Instructor: Rita Schmitt
One-On-One Smartphone Training Varies 1 Hour 9/21/2020 - 12/10/2020 Quincy $35
One-On-One Smartphone Training
$35
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One-on-one smart phone training is available. Stay connected by learning how to operate the most popular smart phone types like Apple's iPhone and Google Android phones. Sessions can be scheduled for 1 hour at a time. Cost is $35.00 per hour. Based on instructor availability. Call 217-641-4941 to schedule time with an instructor.
Varies - 1 Hour | Instructor: Larry Brandhorst
Advanced Excel Tu / Th 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. 11/10/2020 - 11/19/2020 Quincy $80
Advanced Excel - CRN 34026
$80
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This class covers pivot tables, slicers, formula-driven conditional formatting, and the VLOOKUP and SUBTOTAL functions. Get hands on experience in an interactive class environment and leave with the resources to take your skills to the next level. Prerequisite: Intermediate Excel or instructor permission.
Tu / Th - 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. | Instructor: Rita Schmitt
Creative Arts
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Course Title Day Time Dates Location Price Details
Calligraphy Tu / Th 6 p.m. - 7 p.m. 10/20/2020 - 10/27/2020 Quincy $40
Calligraphy - CRN 34022
$40
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Learn the basics of calligraphy, including the proper way to hold a calligraphy pen and how to create an italic style alphabet. Apply your newfound skill to create beautiful lettering for poems, invitations and much more.
Tu / Th - 6 p.m. - 7 p.m. | Instructor: Laura Bergman
Culinary Arts and Cake Decorating
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Course Title Day Time Dates Location Price Details
Basic Cake Decorating Wed 6 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. 10/14/2020 - 10/28/2020 Quincy $55
Basic Cake Decorating - CRN 34015
$55
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Learn the basics of baking and decorating, making buttercream, icing your cake, writing, borders, simple flowers, piping and more! Decorating kit is included!
Wed - 6 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. | Instructor: Karen Wagner
Basic Chocolates Sat 9 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. 11/14/2020 - 11/14/2020 Quincy $40
Basic Chocolates - CRN 34014
$40
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Learn the basics of making chocolate truffles and various filled chocolate treats for the holidays. Create chocolates to take home.
Sat - 9 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. | Instructor: Karen Wagner
Health & Wellness
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Course Title Day Time Dates Location Price Details
Tai Chi Tues 5:30 p.m. - 6:45 p.m. 9/29/2020 - 11/3/2020 Zoom $30
Tai Chi - CRN 34023
$30
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Tai Chi for fall prevention and arthritis is a gentle, slow-motion exercise from China. Similar to walking in its exertion level, Tai Chi will lubricate joints, improve cardiovascular health, aid concentration, reduce stress and improve mood. This is a virtual class taught via Zoom.
Tues - 5:30 p.m. - 6:45 p.m. | Instructor: Jessica Myers
Boosting Your Immunity Tues 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. 11/3/2020 - 11/3/2020 Zoom $20
Boosting Your Immunity - CRN 34034
$20
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Discuss current challenges to your immune system. Learn key steps to take to boost your immunity that include a body, mind and spirit approach. This is a virtual class taught via Zoom.
Tues - 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. | Instructor: Dr. Margie Williams
Personal Enrichment
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Course Title Day Time Dates Location Price Details
The Presidential Election Wed 7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. 10/7/2020 - 11/4/2020 Zoom $50
The Presidential Election - CRN 34016
$50
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Learn about the office of the Presidency and the origin and traditions of elections with this informative five-week class. Understand how the electoral process works, and how it has changed over time. Follow and discuss the controversial 2020 Presidential race, watch debates and more. The last session takes place the night after the election to reflect on the results of the election. Taught by Quincy's former mayor Chuck Scholz. This is a virtual class taught via Zoom.
Wed - 7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. | Instructor: Chuck Scholz
Afternoon Tea Sat 2 p.m. - 4 p.m. 11/7/2020 - 11/7/2020 Quincy $25
Afternoon Tea - CRN 34011
$25
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This course will introduce you to the history of afternoon tea parties, tea party etiquette, tips for planning, budgeting and tailoring your event to the intended audience. Afternoon tea will also be served!
Sat - 2 p.m. - 4 p.m. | Instructor: Michelle Wright
Garage Welding Sat 8 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. 12/5/2020 - 12/5/2020 WDC $60
Garage Welding - CRN 33998
$60
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Have a welding machine collecting dust in your garage or thinking about purchasing one? Learn about the types of welders and how to use them safely! Topics include inner shield, short arc welding, how to set voltage, wire speeds and how to hold angles on a welder. You will also learn how to choose proper gas to weld various steels. Required Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) - Please bring your own welding gloves and be sure to dress appropriately (long pants, long sleeved shirts and leather shoes or boots).
Sat - 8 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. | Instructor: Ronald Kraft
Personal Finance
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Course Title Day Time Dates Location Price Details
Financial Workshop:All Classes Tues 6 p.m. - 7 p.m. 10/6/2020 - 10/27/2020 Quincy $30
Financial Workshop:All Classes - CRN 34052
$30
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Commit to attending all four financial workshops for a discounted rate. See dates and times on individual workshop listings.
Tues - 6 p.m. - 7 p.m. | Instructor: Trenton Murfin
Preparing Your Estate Plan Tues 6 p.m. - 7 p.m. 10/27/2020 - 10/27/2020 Quincy $10
Preparing Your Estate Plan - CRN 34010
$10
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Do you know where your assets will go when you die? If not, this workshop will help familiarize you with the basic steps of planning for your estate. It's a topic people tend to put off or ignore, but one of the most important things you can do is develop a sound plan that will provide a more secure future for yourself and generations to come. This class is taught in person, but also available via Zoom.
Tues - 6 p.m. - 7 p.m. | Instructor: Trenton Murfin
Photography
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Course Title Day Time Dates Location Price Details
Capture Precious Moments M / W 6 p.m. - 9 p.m. 10/26/2020 - 10/28/2020 Zoom $50
Capture Precious Moments - CRN 34018
$50
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Learn how to use your digital camera, including which icons, menus, and function buttons to use to take photos in a variety of situations. Get tips on how to save, store, and share your images. Discover how to adjust settings to get unique photos and how to set the camera to capture better action shots indoors and out. Please be prepared with your digital camera, instruction manual, and batteries. This is a virtual class taught via Zoom.
M / W - 6 p.m. - 9 p.m. | Instructor: John Gebhardt
Converting Your Memories Tues 6 p.m. - 9 p.m. 10/27/2020 - 10/27/2020 Zoom $30
Converting Your Memories - CRN 34019
$30
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Learn to convert your old movies, videos, slides, photos, and negatives into a digital format to preserve and share them with relatives and friends. Explore inexpensive photo and video programs that allow you to correct defects and restore the original colors. Learn how to save images on CDs, DVDs, or Hard Drives for future generations to enjoy. This is a virtual class taught via Zoom.
Tues - 6 p.m. - 9 p.m. | Instructor: John Gebhardt