Join us at Jefferson Community College to IMPARATE ITALIANO! (Come learn Italian!) Anarita Botelho will teach you the simple sentences you need to get along in Italy. Paul Alteri will go into detail on how to mentally prepare for visiting a foreign country. It goes beyond being aware of your surroundings. Discussion will cover cultural differences, self-defense maneuvers, as well as, how to get around cities safely and finances (cash, credit cards, debit cards). Basics like what to pack, what to wear when visiting historic buildings, and electronics (outlet adaptors, cell phones, and other devices) will also be covered.
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Enrich your life through our personal enrichment workshops! Talented members of our community are sharing their knowledge with you through Jefferson Express. Whether you would like to broaden your knowledge of Northern New York Wines, learn how to better use your digital camera through an Indoor Photography or Sports and Action Digital Photography workshop, or take a workshop to help you Find True Happiness, we have something for you.
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JCC offers state of the art fitness equipment, with personal attention to individual’s needs and fitness goals. Participants will receive orientation on fitness equipment, optional physical fitness testing, a body composition test and written exercise program upon request. Participants are welcome to sign up each semester. The workshop activity will take place in the JCC McGrann Fitness Center. Call 786-2338 or 786-2232 for an orientation appt.
If you have prior drawing experience and want to continue building your skills and talents, this workshop is for you! It is designed for those interested in building their skills drawing from the life model. Members of this open drawing group are expected to bring their own paper and drawing supplies. Demonstrations will be given as part of warm-up exercises using a variety of materials including charcoal, graphite. The group will warm-up with rapid sketches before beginning longer poses. Prior drawing experience is recommended since group members will be working independently with brief critiques as needed. This is for ages 18 and older. Those ages 16+ can attend with parental permission.
This series of classroom discussions will include wine tastings, wine and food pairings, and education on specific topics of interest.
Spring 2016 Classes
Week 11 - Fortified Wines Wine Tasting: Fortified Wines
Week 12 - Sparkling Wines Wine Tasting: Sparkling Wines
Bring your digital camera and USB cord to this workshop to learn about the basics of digital photography. Learn to take indoor and outdoor photos, upload and edit your photos to print or share on social media. This is a class for beginners or those with a bit more experience.
Enroll in this basic class and learn the fundamentals of sketching and basic drawing techniques in a fun, laid back format! The topics covered will include, the components of a picture, hard and soft lines, basic shading, blending and layering, as well as smudging. Bring pencils and sketchbook to this workshop. www.jhayden1004.wix.com/jessica-hayden-art
Welcome to selling on Etsy! Etsy is a global marketplace for creative businesses with a community of more than 15 million buyers and sellers. This workshop will serve as a quick-start guide to getting your shop up and running. The workshop will focus on basic set up, pricing and shipping, and running your shop effectively. We will also cover item photography, how to gain exposure, marketing and brand promotion and how to create a cohesive and appealing shop.