Community Service

WANTED
Artists, Crafters, Hobbyists, Sculptors, Teachers, and Writers

Early Registration Required!

Class may be canceled if there are not enough students registered prior to the start date. Students will be notified if class is canceled.

Teachers Wanted!

We are always looking for new teachers and ideas for new classes to offer our community. If you are enthusiastic and knowledgeable about a particular subject and would like to teach, please let us hear from you!

Send a brief description of the course, the supplies and materials needed, and the desirable number of hours needed to completely teach the course to:

  • Lisa Shreve, Coordinator
  • Wilson Community College
  • P. O. Box 4305
  • Wilson, NC 27893
  • or
  • lshreve@wilsoncc.edu

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Let us know! 

  • DON’T SEE IT?
    Is there something you want to take that you don’t see offered? Let us know! Maybe we can offer your favorite class in the future.

For more information contact:

Lisa Shreve
Coordinator
(252) 246-1233
lshreve@wilsoncc.edu

Drawing and Painting

Colour It Abstract

A no-stress eight-week class in painting using colour to create your own originals in abstract art. Discover new techniques, and mix your own colours. Paint and have fun doing it! Materials needed: canvas (boards or stretched, any size), acrylics, brushes, palette, cup for water, and an apron or smock.

Tuesdays • 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. • January 27 – March 17
Room K-100 • $55 Fee (self-supporting)
Instructor: Gerald Davis • Section Number: 24029 • Last Day to Register: January 26

Tuesdays • 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. • May 19 - July 7
$55 Fee (self-supporting) • Room: K-100
Instructor: Gerald Davis • Section Number: 24535 • Last Day to Register: May 18

Oil and Acrylic  Painting

Learn to paint with oil or acrylics, and develop a personal style through the use of line and color perspective. Students will provide their supplies.

Wednesdays • 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 Noon • April 1 – May 6
Room K-100 • $70 Fee (self-supporting)
Instructor: Martha Beland • Section Number: 23984 • Last Day to Register: March 31

Wednesdays • 12:00 Noon – 3:00 p.m. • April 1 – May 6
Room K-100 • $70 Fee (self-supporting)
Instructor: Martha Beland • Section Number: 23985 • Last Day to Register: March 31

Learn to Draw and Paint Like a Professional

Structured drawing classes of principals and elements of art leading into the professional painting application. A great class for beginning or experienced artists who want to improve their work. (3.0 CEU)

Wednesday • 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon • May 20 - July 22
$70 Registration Fee • $5 Technology Fee • Room: K-100
Instructor: Jerry Taylor • Section Number: 24541 • Last Day to Register: May 19


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General Interest

Frugal Living

Do you want to combat those crazy rising prices at the grocery store? This course will teach the basics of couponing and strategic shopping that could help you save 20%, 30%, or more on your shopping bill. Discussions in this class will include where to find coupons, creating a price book, stockpiling, rebates, coupon organization, stacking, understanding the store coupon policies, general couponing terminology, and more.

Tuesdays • 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. • April 7 – May 5
Room D-102 • $20 Fee (self-supporting)
Instructor: Sue Furman • Section Number: 23987 • Last Day to Register: April 6

Home Brewing  For Beginners

Come see how easy and rewarding brewing your very own hand crafted beer can be! Instruction will include sterilization techniques, basics of beer styles, proper use of components, ingredients, bottling, and the importance of temperature in all phases of the process. Supplies will be discussed at the first class meeting.

Saturdays • 9:00 - 1 p.m. • May 30 - June 20
$50 Fee • Room: K-102
Instructor: Clifton Blanton • Section Number: 24550 • Last Day to Register: May 28


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Hobbies and Crafts

Cake Decorating

Learn the basics of cake decorating, including the use of proper supplies to achieve desired effects such as decorative borders and flower formation. Supplies will be dis- cussed at the first class.

Tuesdays • 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. • May 19 - July 21
$45 Fee (self-supporting) • Room: K-100
Instructor: Lynda Cupp • Section Number: 24533 • Last Day to Register: May 18

Creative  Floral Arranging for Summer

Join us for great floral arranging tips and lots of simple ideas for decorating using silk and fresh stems. Supplies and materials will be discussed at the first class.

Thursdays • 9:00 - 11:00 a.m. • May 21 - June 25
$30 Fee (self-supporting) • Room: K-100
Instructor: Linda Totten • Section Number: 24507 • Last Day to Register: May 20

Stained Glass

Learn basic as well as alternative applications and techniques for creating beautiful projects with stained glass. Students will complete projects of their choosing. Supplies
and materials will be discussed at the first class.

Thursdays • 6:30 - 9:30 p.m. • May 28 - August 6
$65 Fee (self-supporting) • Room: K-100
Instructor: Brian Formo • Section Number: 24504 • Last Day to Register: May 27

 

Languages

Sign Language: Intermediate

Designed to build on the student’s knowledge of the alphabet, numbers, and basic vocabulary. Book required, Signing: How to Speak With Your Hands, approximately $20. (2.4 CEU)

Tuesdays • 6:00 - 9:00 p.m. • March 17 – May 5 • Room G-102
$70 Fee • $15 Security Fee • $5 Technology Fee
Instructor: Valerie McMillan • Section Number: 23967 • Last Day to Register: March 16

Spanish  for Beginners: Part Two

Review, practice and build on the basic expressions and vocabulary learned in this continuation from Part One. Emphasizes basic oral communication skills for students with some background in Spanish. Book required:  Spanish is Fun: Book 1, approximately $23. This class covers the remaining chapters of the required book. (2.0 CEU)

Tuesdays • 6:00 - 8:30 p.m. • March 17 – May 5 • Room G-100
$70 Fee • $15 Security Fee • $5 Technology Fee
Instructor: Candace Denton • Section Number: 23969 • Last Day to Register: March 16

Sign Language: Beginners

Communicate in the language of the hearing impaired using American Sign Language. Learn the alphabet and up-to-date commonly used signs and phrases, as well as basic sentence structure. Book required,  Signing: How to Speak With Your Hands, approximately $20. (2.4 CEU)

Tuesdays • 6:00 - 9:00 p.m. • May 26 - July 14
$70 Fee • $15 Security Fee • $5 Technology Fee • Room: G-102
Instructor: Valerie McMillan • Section Number: 24506 • Last Day to Register: May 21

Spanish  for Beginners: Part One

Emphasizes basic communication skills for those with little or no background in Spanish. Students will be introduced to basic expressions and common words used in everyday conversations. Book required: Spanish is Fun: Book 1, approximately $23. This class covers chapters 1-8 of the required book. (2.0 CEU)

Tuesdays • 6:00 - 8:30 p.m. • May 26 - July 14
$70 Fee • $15 Security Fee • $5 Technology Fee • Room: G-100
Instructor: Candace Denton • Section Number: 24505 • Last Day to Register: May 21

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Music and Dance

Discover Belly Dancing

More flexibility, toned muscles, and less stress - these are just a few of the benefits from this centuries-old form of dance, and it’s FUN. Please dress comfortably, and consult your doctor before starting any new form of exercise.

Tuesdays • 6:00 - 7:00 p.m. • May 19 - August 4
$35 Fee (self-supporting) • Room: J-100
Instructor: Sue Furman • Section Number: 24503 • Last Day to Register: May 18

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Needlecrafts and Sewing

Basics of Sewing

Are you ready to start sewing? This class is for beginners and those who want ongoing sewing tips with hands-on assistance. If you are totally new, this is the place to begin. Learn to choose patterns and fabric for projects, thread and operate a sewing machine, use sewing tools/aids. Sewing machines are provided but feel free to bring your own.

Mondays • 6:00 - 9:00 p.m. • June 1 - August 3
$55 Fee (self-supporting) • Room: K-100
Instructor: Nancy Jones • Section Number: 24502 • Last Day to Register: May 28

Knitting  for Fun 101

A no-stress class for the beginning knitter. Learn the very basics steps and stitches of knitting and have fun doing it. Please bring a skein of yarn and a pair of #7 bamboo or wooden knitting needles.

Mondays • 6:30 - 9:00 p.m. • May 18 - July 13
$55 Fee (self-supporting) • Room: D-200
Instructor: Gerald Davis • Section Number: 24534 • Last Day to Register: May 14

Quilting  for Beginners

Beginners will learn tips and techniques for machine quilting, starting with the basics to assemble and completing a quilted project. Supplies will be discussed at the first
class meeting.

Wednesdays • 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. • May 20 - July 29
$50 Fee (self-supporting) • Room: K-100
Instructor: Dawn Hendrix • Section Number: 24510 • Last Day to Register: May 19

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