See JCC: Personal Enrichment Workshops

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.

Click on a workshop title below for more information...

On Campus Workshops
How to CrochetNovember 08, 2014

Crocheting is a skill that creates beautiful handcrafted items. Blankets, scarfs, and mittens, are legacy pieces to hand down to future generations. It isn’t as difficult as it looks. Beginners will have fun at this learn how to crochet workshop. Materials needed: $10 Boye Beginners Crochet Kit plus yarn.

Schedule
CED 441 701 - Fall
Date/Time: Saturday, November 08, 2014 (1:00pm-4:00pm)
Instructor: Cheryl Clemons, Certified Knitting Instructor
Location: Extended Learning Center, E-129
Cost: $20
Introduction to Voice Acting*November 24, 2014

Ever been told you have a great voice? From audio books and cartoons to documentaries, commercials, and more, this class will introduce you to the growing field of voice over. We’ll discuss industry pros and cons and play samples from working voice professionals. In addition, you’ll have an opportunity to record a short professional script under the direction of our teacher. This class is lots of fun, realistic, and a great first step for anyone interested in the voice over field.

Schedule
CED 572 701
Date/Time: Monday, November 24, 2014 (6:30pm-9:00pm)
Instructor: Voice Coaches
Location: Extended Learning Center, E-129
Cost: $20
Jazz Rock EnsembleAugust 26, 2014 - December 10, 2014

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 for the music ensemble, although a selection process may be necessary to achieve balance in the group. People over the age of 60 please call Liberal Arts to register 315-786-2414.

Schedule
CED 203 701

Workshop Dates:
Tuesday, August 26, 2014 - Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Instructor: Steven Lester
Location: McVean Student Center, 4-111/4-112
Cost: $40

Additional Information:
This class meets on Tuesdays, August 26th-December 10th, from 7:30-9:00 p.m.
JCC Orchestra & Wind EnsembleMultiple Dates

All ages of musicians are welcome to join the JCC Orchestra and JCC Wind Ensemble. There is no audition for either music ensemble, although a selection process may be necessary to achieve balance in some sections. String players with any experience are especially welcome in the JCC Orchestra. The musical repertoire will include all genres--from classical to pop music. An orchestra/wind ensemble concert will be played to the public. People over the age of 60 please call Liberal Arts to register 315-786-2414. All others contact Continuing Education.

Schedule
CED 201 701
Date/Time: Monday, August 25, 2014 (6:00pm - 7:30pm)
Instructor: Dan Mosher
Location: Sturtz Theater
Cost: $40
CED 202 701
Date/Time: Monday, August 25, 2014 (7:45pm - 9:15pm)
Instructor: Dan Mosher
Location: Sturtz Theater
Cost: $40
Marketing & Social Media for Nonprofits*November 15, 2014

This workshop will cover the basics of marketing and social media marketing for nonprofits. We’ll help you with general strategy and planning, as well as basic marketing techniques and give you some tips for getting the word out about your nonprofit and events. Additionally, as communication patterns have shifted, how your organization uses social media can greatly impact your nonprofit’s reputation and relationships with the community. We’ll walk you through social media setup and integration and sending a consistent message across multiple platforms.

Schedule
CED 079 701 - Fall
Date/Time: Saturday, November 15, 2014 (9:00am-1:00pm)
Instructor: Sara Carpenter
Location: Extended Learning Center, E-129
Cost: $45
CED 079 701

Workshop Dates:
Tuesday, July 29, 2014 - Thursday, July 31, 2014

Instructor: Sara Carpenter
Location: Extended Learning Center, E-129
Cost: $45

Additional Information:
This workshop meets on Tuesday & Thursday, July 29th & 31st, 5:00-7:0 p.m.
Physical Conditioning & WellnessAugust 25, 2014 - December 15, 2014

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:
Monday, August 25, 2014 - Monday, December 15, 2014

Instructor:
Location: McVean Student Center, Fitness Center
Cost: $100
Sports & Action Photography*October 25, 2014

Tired of blurry photos of your kid playing sports? Learn how to use the dials on your DSLR camera to take the best possible sports and action photographs. NOTE: Please bring your digital camera to this workshop. It’s necessary to have working knowledge of your digital camera.

Schedule
CED 643 701
Date/Time: Saturday, October 25, 2014 (9:00am-12:00pm)
Instructor: Amanda Morrison
Location: Extended Learning Center, E-129
Cost: $45
Wines Around the WorldNovember 08, 2014

If you attend this workshop, we promise you will learn something about grapes you probably were not aware of! Each country we visit, you will learn about the unique grape varieties used to make the red and white wines you taste and develop an appreciation for wine around the world! Light foods will be served.

Schedule
CED 338 701
Date/Time: Saturday, November 08, 2014 (1:00pm-4:00pm)
Instructor: Julie Purpura, Winery Management & Marketing Program Coordinator
Location: 4-009, Hospitality and Tourism Dining Room (HAT)
Cost: $50
Off Campus Workshops

There are currently no off-campus workshops scheduled