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Personal Enrichment Workshops

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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On Campus Workshops
JCC Fitness CenterJanuary 26, 2016 - May 10, 2016

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.

Schedule
CED 607 701

Workshop Dates:
Tuesday, January 26, 2016 - Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Instructor:
Location: JCC McGrann Fitness Center
Cost: $100

Additional Information:
Use the JCC McGrann Fitness Center for the Spring semester during their posted hours.
Life Drawing Group (Ages 18+)June 09, 2016 - June 30, 2016

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.

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Schedule
CED 403 701

Workshop Dates:
Thursday, June 09, 2016 (5:30pm - 8:30pm)
Thursday, June 30, 2016 (5:30pm - 8:30pm)

Instructor: Lucinda Barbour, Associate Professor of Art
Location: TBA
Cost: $90 (+$6 model fee per session)

Additional Information:
This workshop will run Thursdays, June 9, 16, 23, 30, from 5:30p-8:30p.
Wine Appreciation & Education SeriesMultiple Dates

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

Schedule
CED 304 711
Date/Time: Thursday, April 28, 2016 (5:05pm - 8:05pm)
Instructor: Julie Hosbach
Location: McVean Student Center, 4-009 (HAT Dining Room)
Cost: $40
CED 304 712
Date/Time: Wednesday, May 04, 2016 (5:05pm - 8:05pm)
Instructor: Julie Hosbach
Location: McVean Student Center, 4-009 (HAT Dining Room)
Cost: $40
Off Campus Workshops
Digital PhotographyMultiple Dates

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.

Schedule
CED 640 701
Date/Time: Monday, July 18, 2016 (10:00am - 12:00pm)
Instructor: Jessica Hayden
Location: Lyme Free Library
Cost: $15
CED 640 702
Date/Time: Wednesday, August 03, 2016 (9:00am - 12:00pm)
Instructor: Jessica Hayden
Location: Sackets Harbor Battlefield Historic Site
Cost: $20
Pencil Drawing (Ages 11+)Multiple Dates

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

Schedule
CED 404 701
Date/Time: Wednesday, July 06, 2016 (9:00am - 12:00pm)
Instructor: Jessica Hayden
Location: Sackets Harbor Battlefield Historic Site
Cost: $20
CED 404 702
Date/Time: Sunday, July 24, 2016 (10:00am - 12:00pm)
Instructor: Jessica Hayden
Location: Lyme Free Library
Cost: $15
Selling with EtsyJuly 15, 2016

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.

Schedule
CED 235 701
Date/Time: Friday, July 15, 2016 (10:00am-12:00pm)
Instructor: Hannah Roukous
Location: Lyme Free Library
Cost: $20