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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
Figure Drawing (Ages 18+)July 08, 2015 - July 29, 2015

This workshop is open to adults who want to learn basic figure drawing. Class will begin each week with inspirational information about the figure. Participants will learn numerous techniques while working from the live model in the classroom and will have the opportunity to see a variety of styles used by various individual artists. An additional material cost will be collected each night of the workshop.

Schedule
CED 403 701

Workshop Dates:
Wednesday, July 08, 2015 - Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Instructor: Virginia Hovendon
Location: 6-102
Cost: $75

Additional Information:
This workshop will take place on Wednesday's, July 8-29 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. in the Jules Center Building, 6-102.
Physical Conditioning & WellnessJune 01, 2015 - August 21, 2015

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, June 01, 2015 - Friday, August 21, 2015

Instructor:
Location: McVean Student Center, Fitness Center
Cost: $100
Off Campus Workshops
CLOSED - Learn to Use Your Digital Camera (Ages 11- Adults)July 08, 2015

Bring your digital camera and your USB cord to this workshop to learn about the basics of digital photography. This is a beginner class where you will learn to take better indoor and outdoor photos.

Schedule
CED 052 701
Date/Time: Wednesday, July 08, 2015 (1:00pm-3:00pm)
Instructor: Jessica Hayden
Location: Lyme Free Library
Cost: $15
Digital Photography (Ages 11 - Adults)Multiple 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 640 702
Date/Time: Friday, July 31, 2015 (6:00pm - 8:00pm)
Instructor: Jessica Hayden
Location: Lyme Free Library
Cost: $15
CED 640 703
Date/Time: Thursday, August 06, 2015 (9:00am - 12:00pm)
Instructor: Jessica Hayden
Location: Sackets Harbor Battlefield
Cost: $20
CED 640 704
Date/Time: Friday, August 07, 2015 (10:00am - 12:00pm)
Instructor: Jessica Hayden
Location: Lyme Free Library
Cost: $15
eBay, Buy and SellAugust 11, 2015

Participants will learn eBay basics including how to set up an account, buy and place bids, how to judge sellers, and learn about various shipping and payment options. Students will also learn selling basics including how to add a picture to a listing to make it more appealing and learn about pricing and other basics. Participants must be experienced with using a computer, with accessing the Internet and must have an active e-mail address.

Schedule
CED 018 701
Date/Time: Tuesday, August 11, 2015 (10:00am-12:00pm)
Instructor: Todd Parody
Location: Lyme Free Library
Cost: $15
iCloudJuly 29, 2015

Apple’s iCloud service provides seamless integration of all your music, photos, contacts, calendars, email, and more across multiple Apple computers, iPads and iPhones. This workshop will help you discover how to use the features of iCloud to manage and share your information, so that it is synced wirelessly and always available at your fingertips! Participants are encouraged to bring their Apple devices to experiment with.

Schedule
CED 103 701
Date/Time: Wednesday, July 29, 2015 (3:00pm-5:00pm)
Instructor: Leonard A. Flack
Location: Lyme Free Library
Cost: $35
Mac BasicsJuly 22, 2015

Have a Mac computer, and need to know how to use it? This is the workshop for you! Our Mac Basics course is a great option for those who are just getting started. We’ll begin with an overview of how the user interface works, and how to customize your own preferences. Then we’ll take the majority of our time to work hands on with the apps included on every Mac. Participants who own any of the MacBook family of portable computers are encouraged to bring them and follow along during the workshop! NOTE: Laptops will not be provided, students should plan to bring their own laptops.

Schedule
CED 099 701
Date/Time: Wednesday, July 22, 2015 (3:00pm-5:00pm)
Instructor: Leonard A. Flack
Location: Lyme Free Library
Cost: $35
Mac UnleashedAugust 05, 2015

Take your existing knowledge of Mac OS X to the next level with our Mac Unleashed workshop! We’ll spend our time learning how to use the latest features included in the Mac operating system. Participants who own any of the MacBook family of portable computers are encouraged to bring them and follow along during the workshop! Topics include Managing and Preserving Your Data, iCloud, Facetime, Messages, AirDrop, etc.

Schedule
CED 100 701
Date/Time: Wednesday, August 05, 2015 (3:00pm-5:00pm)
Instructor: Leonard A. Flack
Location: Lyme Free Library
Cost: $35
Pencil Drawing (Ages 11 - Adults)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 using a grid, the components of a picture, hard and soft lines, basic shading, blending and layering, as well as smudging. Bring pencils and a sketch pad to this workshop.

Schedule
CED 404 702
Date/Time: Thursday, July 09, 2015 (9:00am - 12:00pm)
Instructor: Jessica Hayden
Location: Sackets Harbor Battlefield
Cost: $20
CED 404 703
Date/Time: Monday, July 13, 2015 (10:00am - 12:00pm)
Instructor: Jessica Hayden
Location: Lyme Free Library
Cost: $15
CED 404 704
Date/Time: Friday, July 24, 2015 (6:00pm - 8:00pm)
Instructor: Jessica Hayden
Location: Lyme Free Library
Cost: $15
CED 404 705
Date/Time: Tuesday, August 04, 2015 (9:00am - 12:00pm)
Instructor: Jessica Hayden
Location: Sackets Harbor Battlefield
Cost: $20