The Continuing Education Department at Kankakee Community College is offering a number of personal enrichment courses for less than $50.
In “Make Your Own Succulent Book Planter,” participants will create a table top arrangement in a hard cover book. Meets Wednesday, Jan. 24 from 6:30-8 p.m. Class location is Room VA03 of KCC’s West Campus Horticulture Building. Cost is $10, including supplies and handouts. Course number: CRFT 9180.Q16.
In “Awakening Your Vision,” participants will examine personal goals and create a personal vision board. Meets Wednesday, Jan. 31 from 6-9 p.m. in Room D123 at KCC. Cost is $19. Course number: LECT 8000.Q16.
“Happy Houseplants Workshop” will cover which houseplants will thrive – and where. Topics include light and water requirements, and potting pot. Participants will get to select and keep a houseplant. Meets Wednesday, Feb. 21 from 10-11:30 a.m. Class location is Room VA03 of KCC’s West Campus Horticulture Building. Cost is $10, including supplies and handouts. Course number: CRFT 9190.A16.
“Mosaic Watercolor Canvas,” is a quick watercolor painting course. Participants create and keep a one-of-a-kind piece of art. Meets Tuesday, Feb. 27 from 1:30-4:30 p.m. in Room D151 at KCC. Course number: CRFT 9160.A16. Cost is $35, and includes all materials.
“An Introduction to Voiceovers” shares the tools to find success in the voiceover industry. Meets Wednesday, Feb. 28 from 6-8 p.m. in Room D123 at KCC. Course number: 9990.Q16. Cost is $49.
“Medicare Made Easy” has info on Medicare Parts A and B, Medicare Supplement Plans, eligibility, and enrollment. Meets Tuesday, March 6 from 10-11:30 a.m. in Room D123 at KCC. Course number: LECT 9018.A16. Cost is $15, includes handouts.
“Heirloom Tomato Planting Workshop” will teach the history and uniqueness of heirloom tomatoes and why they are perfect in a garden. Participants will plant seeds to be transplanted to their gardens. Meets Wednesday, March 14 from 6:30-8 p.m. Class location is Room VA03 on KCC’s West Campus Horticulture Building. Cost is $10, including supplies and handouts. Course number: LECT 8290.Q16.
“Workamping® 101” will share how to travel the U. S. and receive compensation like free campsites and sometimes additional wages for working at RV resorts, mobile home communities, amusement parks, national parks, lighthouses and campgrounds. This FREE class meets Monday, March 19 from 5:30-6:30 p.m. in Room D124 at KCC. Course number: LECT 8440.Q16.
“Unlock Your Self-Confidence” focuses on how to flourish and make life meaningful. Meets on Wednesday, March 21 from 6-8 p.m. in Room D211 at KCC. Course number: LECT 8850.Q16. Cost is $15.
“First-Time Recreational Vehicle Buying” will cover the variety of RV classifications and what type of pulling vehicle is needed for each type. Information will include renting RVs. This FREE class meets Monday, March 26 from 5:30-6:30 p.m. in Room D124 at KCC. Course number: LECT 8450.Q16.
“1804 Revolution in Haiti” shares how Haiti became the first independent nation in the Caribbean and the second democracy in the Western Hemisphere. Meets Tuesday, March 27 from 10-11:15 a.m. in Room d123 at KCC. Course number: LECT 8420.A16. Cost is $5.
“Women in the Civil War” will look at how the war shaped, impacted, and transformed the lives of women in all walks of life. Meets Friday, April 6 from 9 a.m. - noon in Room D123 at KCC. Course number: LECT 8430. A16. Cost is $19, including handouts.
These courses do not award college credit. To register or for more information. Call 815-802-8207; go to www.kcc.edu/comejoinus (choose KCC Connect and search by course number); or visit the Welcome Center, located on the first floor of the KCC Workforce Development Center.
Kankakee Community College is an accredited two-year college which awards
associate degrees and certificates of completion. KCC prepares students both to
transfer to four-year colleges and to enter the workforce. The college also
offers continuing education courses and certification training, literacy
programs, English as a Second Language and GED preparation. The KCC mission is
“Enhancing quality of life through learning.” The college has a Riverfront
Campus in Kankakee, South Extension Center in Watseka, North Extension Center in
Bradley and Manufacturing and Industrial Technology Center in Kankakee.