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

Acrylic, Oil, and Alkyd

This studio class is for beginning and experienced painters. Learn through demonstration and individualized instruction using your choice of medium. Supplies will be discussed at the first class.

Thursdays • 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. • Sept. 3 - Nov. 19
$70 Fee (self-supporting) • Room K-100
Instructor: Clara Flanagan • Section Number: 25317 • Last Day to Register: Sept. 2 

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. • Sept. 15 - Nov. 3
$55 Fee (self-supporting) • Room: K-100
Instructor: Gerald Davis • Section Number: 25378 • Last Day to Register: Sept. 14

Mondays • 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. • Sept. 14 - Nov. 2
$55 Fee (self-supporting) • Room: K-100
Instructor: Gerald Davis • Section Number: 25377 • Last Day to Register: Sept. 11

Oil and Acrylic Painting

Learn to paint with oil acrylics, and develop a personal style through the use of line and color perspective. Students will provide their supplies. Paint with oil or acrylic while learning the principles and elements of art.

Wednesdays • 9:00 am - 12:00 noon • Aug. 19 - Nov. 4
$65 Registration Fee • Room: K-100
Instructor: Martha Beland • Section Number: 25316 • Last Day to Register: Aug. 18

Wednesdays • 12:00 noon - 3 p.m. • Aug. 19 - Nov. 4
$65  Registration Fee  •  Room: K-100
Instructor: Jerry Taylor • Section Number: 25431 • Last Day to Register:  Aug. 18

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General Interest

Introduction to Bicycle Repair

Introductory repair class for the most common problems that occur.

Tuesday • 6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. • Sept. 15 • $15 Fee • Room: E-102
Instructor: Don’s Bicycle Sales and Services • Section Number: 25313
Last Day to Register: Sept. 14

Thursday • 6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. • Nov. 5 • $15 Fee • Room: E-102
Instructor: Don’s Bicycle Sales and Services • Section Number: 25314


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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 discussed at the first class.

Tuesdays • 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. • Sept. 15 - Nov. 17
$45 Fee (self-supporting) • Room: K-100
Instructor: Lynda Cupp • Section Number: 25320 • Last Day to Register: Sept. 14

Creative Floral Arranging for Fall

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. • Sept. 10 - Oct. 15
$30 Fee (self-supporting) • Room: K-100
Instructor: Linda Totten • Section Number: 25325 • Last Day to Register: Sept. 9

Floral Arranging for Christmas

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. • Oct. 22 - Dec. 3
$30 Fee (self-supporting) • Room: K-100
Instructor: Linda Totten • Section Number: 25376 • Last Day to Register: Oct. 21

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. • Sept. 3 - Nov. 5
$65 Fee (self-supporting) • Room: K-100
Instructor: Brian Formo • Section Number: 25323 • Last Day to Register: Sept. 2

Languages

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. • Sept. 15 - Nov. 3
$70 Fee • $15 Security Fee • $5 Technology Fee • Room: G-102
Instructor: Valerie McMillan • Section Number: 25432 • Last Day to Register: Sept. 14

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. • Sept. 15 - Nov. 3
$70 Fee • $15 Security Fee • $5 Technology Fee • Room: C-101
Instructor: Candace Denton • Section Number: 25433 • Last Day to Register: Sept. 14

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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. • Sept. 1 - Nov. 17
$35 Fee (self-supporting) • Room: J-100
Instructor: Sue Ray • Section Number: 25324 • Last Day to Register: Aug. 31

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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. • Sept. 14 - Nov. 16
$55 Fee (self-supporting) • Room: K-100
Instructor: Nancy Jones • Section Number: 25318 • Last Day to Register: Sept. 11

Knitting for Fun 101

A no-stress class for the beginning knitter. Learn the very basic 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. • Sept. 14 - Nov. 16
$55 Fee (self-supporting) • Room: C-101
Instructor: Kathleen Wall • Section Number: 25315 • Last Day to Register: Sept. 11

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. • Sept. 2 - Nov. 4
$50 Fee (self-supporting) • Room: K-100
Instructor: Dawn Hendrix • Section Number: 25322• Last Day to Register: Sept. 1

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