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Community Education


Spring 2015

How to Register


Digital Photo Repair with Photoshop (039590)

Date:                 October 8th - November 5th, 2015

Days:                 Thursdays

Time:                 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM             

Fee:                    $80

Class Limit:       16
Location:          CR Community Education 525 D Street Eureka, Computer Lab 105
Instructor:        Betty Dale

If you have photos that are damaged, scratched, torn, stained, too dark or too light, this is the class for you. In this class you will learn the basic Photoshop tools for enhancing and repairing images such as level adjustment, color balance, tools for removing spots of dust, scratches and torn areas. Basic Photoshop skills required.



Easy Conversational Spanish (039645)

Date:               October 21st - November 11th, 2015

Days:              Wednesdays

Time:              5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Fee:                $80.00

Class Limit:    16
Location:         CR Community Education 525 D Street Eureka, Room 111
Instructor:      Kathy Bierbaum-Cota

Easy Conversational Spanish classes are non-academic, non-grammar based classes for people looking to develop some Spanish conversational skills in a quick, fun way. Easy Conversational Spanish is designed for people with little or no prior knowledge of Spanish.

Course Objectives:

  • Learn basic greetings
  • Find your way around town when you travel
  • Be able to communicate basic information to Spanish speakers
  • Fun and interactive class!


Mythic Re-Membering: Snow White, The Snow Queen and Frozen (038896)

Dates:             October 13th, 14th & 15th, 2015

Days:               Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday

Time:               6:00pm - 7:30pm

Fee:                 $45

Class Limit:     16

Location:         CR Community Education 525 D Street, Room 112

Instructor:       Rebecca Cacciari

Students will examine the tales of Snow White, The Snow Queen and Disney’s Frozen. Looking at these tales will foster a discussion including history, archetypes (i.e. the maiden’s journey), functions of myth, and processes for transformation. The course will also look to memoir in the form of music and poetry, media's responses to these tales, and ways in which we individually relate to them, leading us to a mythic re-membering of ourselves.


Concert Band (038673)

Dates:                August 26th - December 09th, 2015
Days:                 Wednesday

Times:                7:00pm - 10:10pm

Fee:                   $149.00

Class Limit:        10
Location:           Eureka Campus, CA 107
Instructor:          Brian Newkirk

The study and performance of nineteenth and twentieth-century concert band literature. Course addresses rehearsal techniques, development of sight-reading and public performance skills, and historical background of the concert band repertoire.


Jazz Orchestra (038674)

Dates:                August 25th, 2015 - December 08th, 2015
Days:                 Tuesdays

Times:                6:30pm - 9:40pm

Fee:                   $149.00

Class Limit:        10
Location:            Eureka Campus, CA 107
Instructor:           Bill Allison

An advanced-level performing ensemble that focuses on modern progressive jazz and jazz-rock fusion. Course addresses development of sight reading, public performance, and improvisation skills.


Ballet Basics for Fitness (039450)

Dates:                October 29th, 2015 - November 19th, 2015
Days:                 Thursdays

Times:                6:00pm - 7:15pm

Fee:                   $55.00

Class Limit:        10
Location:            Eureka Campus, Field House

Ballet Basics for Fitness is the ideal class for adults who always wanted to try ballet but have never had the chance, or for those who have been dancing for years. This class is open to any adult of any skill level, even those who have never danced before. Posture and alignment based ballet technique married with yoga and pilates inspired floor-work will lengthen and strengthen muscles and increase grace and flexibility. No leotards required!



Mushrooms: Dangerous or Delicious? (039452)

Date:               November 7th & November 8th, 2015

Days:               Saturday & Sunday

Times:              6:00-9:00 PM & 9:00-2:00 PM

Fee:                 $45.00

Class Limit:      25
Location:         CR Del Norte Campus 883 W. Washington Blvd. Crescent City, CA
Instructor:        Bob Burch


This is a short seminar on wild mushrooms. A three hour lecture and slide show comprises the first day of class. The second day will be a field trip for collecting and identifying wild mushrooms with the class ending with a short mushroom cooking lesson.



Italian for Cultural Enrichment

Please watch for Italian offered in the Spring!

A beginning course that presents the fundamentals of Italian and provides the tools for students to acquire elementary linguistic proficiency. The course emphasizes the communicative use of all language skills: speaking, reading, and writing. Special emphasis is placed on providing insights into Italian-speaking regions. Note: This course is not appropriate for students who have taken and passed two or more years of Italian within the past three years.

Required textbooks: ITALIAN The Easy Way, Second Edition, Marcel Danesi, Barron’s Educational Series, Inc.
Italian-English Dictionary



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