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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 Wines Around the World, learn how to better use your digital camera through a 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
Digital Photography for Beginners (ages 11+)May 06, 2017

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.

CED 640 701
Date/Time: Saturday, May 06, 2017 (10:00am-12:00pm)
Instructor: TBA
Location: E-129
Cost: $35
Jazz Rock EnsembleJanuary 24, 2017 - May 18, 2017

The Jazz Rock Ensemble is the College's popular music instrumental ensemble. This course requires instrumentalists to rehearse and perform music literature from popular music, including such various genres as the blues and jazz to musical theater and rock music.  Participants must supply their own musical instrument.  There is no audition. People over the age of 60 please call the Advising Center to register 315-786-2271. All others contact Continuing Education.

CED 203 701

Workshop Dates:
Tuesday, January 24, 2017 - Thursday, May 18, 2017
7:00pm- 9:00pm

Instructor: Dan Mosher
Location: 4-111/4-112
Cost: $40
JCC Fitness Center!January 23, 2017 - May 18, 2017

Enjoy the quiet relaxing atmosphere of JCC’s McGrann Fitness center! JCC offers state of the art fitness equipment, with personal attention. Participants are welcome to sign up each semester.

CED 607 701

Workshop Dates:
Monday, January 23, 2017 - Thursday, May 18, 2017
12:00am- 12:00am

Location: JCC McGrann Fitness Center
Cost: $100

Additional Information:
Current Fitness Center Hours posted online.
JCC Orchestra & JCC Wind EnsembleJanuary 25, 2017 - May 17, 2017

All ages of musicians are welcome to join the JCC Orchestra and JCC Wind Ensemble.  There is no audition for either music ensemble.  An orchestra/wind ensemble concert will be played to the public.  People over the age of 60 please call the Advising Center to register 315-786-2271. All others contact Continuing Education.

CED 201 701

Workshop Dates:
Wednesday, January 25, 2017 - Wednesday, May 17, 2017
6:00pm- 9:15pm

Instructor: Dan Mosher
Location: 4-111/4-112
Cost: $40

Additional Information:
JCC Orchestra: 6:00 – 7:30 PM. Wind Ensemble: 7:45 – 9:15 PM
Open Life Drawing (Ages 18+)July 11, 2017 - August 01, 2017

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 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.

CED 403 701

Workshop Dates:
Tuesday, July 11, 2017 - Tuesday, August 01, 2017
6:00pm- 8:30pm

Instructor: Lucinda Barbour, Associate Professor of Art
Location: Jules Center Building, 6-100
Cost: $90 (+$5 model fee per session)

Additional Information:
This workshop will run on Thursdays, July 11th - August 1st, from 6:00-8:30p. There is an additional $5 fee per session for the model, please bring money to pay at the class.
Painting with WatercolorsJune 28, 2017 - July 26, 2017

Let the Water Do the Work. This workshop explores the versatility of watercolors and how household items can be used to create interesting visual effects. We will play with various techniques and imagery. Materials will be provided, painting supplies will be discussed in order to help students to know what to look for as they continue to paint. Bring your own brushes if you have them.

CED 415 701

Workshop Dates:
Wednesday, June 28, 2017 - Wednesday, July 26, 2017
6:30pm- 8:30pm

Instructor: Lucinda Barbour
Location: Jules Center, 6-102
Cost: $125

Additional Information:
This workshop will run every Wednesday between June 28th - July 26th from 6:30-8:30p.
Off Campus Workshops
Heartsaver® CPR AED CertificationMay 13, 2017

This workshop teaches adult and child CPR and AED use, infant CPR, and how to relieve choking in adults, children, and infants. This course teaches skills with the AHA’s research-proven practice-while-watching technique, which allows instructors to observe the students, provide feedback, and guide the students’ learning of skills. This course is for anyone with limited or no medical training who needs a course completion card in CPR and AED use to meet job, regulatory, or other requirements.

CED 236 702
Date/Time: Saturday, May 13, 2017 (9:00am-1:00pm)
Instructor: Robert Seeber
Location: Maple Ridge, Lowville
Cost: $55 (bring $5 in cash to class for certification card)