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Noncredit Continuing Education Fall 2014 Courses

NOTE: Room numbers are posted in each building lobby on the day of class.

Appraisal Fair: What's It Worth?
Whether it's an inheritance, a garage sale find, or a vintage purchase, everyone wants to know "What's it worth?" Join us for an in-depth look and at the how and why of the appraisal process as Auctioneer John Caplan Harris, owner of Caplan's Auction & Appraisal Co., will explain step-by-step what makes something valuable or not! Class members can bring in two personal items for this hands-on appraisal workshop. Items may include works of art, jewelry, silver, glassware, antiques and collectibles. In this informal setting Mr. Harris, armed with 30+ years experience, will assist class members to determine styles, materials and markings to discover their authenticity and ultimate value. Join us for what we know will be an informative and exciting morning. Class size is limited. $39** (fee based, no waivers)
Sat 10am-12pm, Oct 11
#5788   XE 650 6691 Hickory Ridge 108
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Magnify Your Style ★NEW!★
Whether you are a novice or a fashionista, learn to magnify your style with a crash course of fashion and beauty expertise. This course addresses seven key elements on how to look your best for your body type and budget. Save money by auditing your closet, transform your wardrobe with the use of accessories and get some coloring tips. This fun, interactive and informative class will teach you the ABCs of style. Instructor: Chris Loney $109** (includes $40 in fees*)
Wed 7pm-9pm, Oct 1-Oct 29
#8871   XE 197 6368 Wilde Lake High School
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Intermediate Bridge II: Play of the Hand
Practice your intermediate bridge skills and learn more about five-card major play of the hand as both declarer and defender. Study how to plan your play using finesses, long suits, entries, hold-ups, safeties, etc. Learn to defend using leads, signals, giving count, unblocking and more. Join us for fun, to meet new bridge players and to keep your brain young! Instructor: Sue Browning $129** (includes $40 in fees*)
 Tue 7pm-9pm, Sep 9-Nov 18
#9258   XE 219 6689 Wilde Lake High School

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Polished Daytime Makeup
Women who wear makeup everyday will learn new, flattering application tips in this class. Andi Bradshaw, an experienced cosmetologist, will demonstrate how to best use the makeup you currently employ and recommend additional products (not brands) and techniques that will enhance your look. Learn the basics of good skin care and the colors that work best for you. Please bring makeup and skin care products you use to class. $64** (includes $50 in fees*)
Tue 6:30pm-9:30pm, Aug 19
#4684   XE 582 J1402 Laurel College Center

Sat 9:30am-12:30pm, Oct 18
#8851   XE 582 J1416 Laurel College Center

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Bridal and Special Occasion Makeup
You may often be invited to a wedding or a special event where you would like to appear a little different from your everyday look. This class will take your makeup to the next level. Bring your own makeup, and you will learn to achieve a soft, more polished natural appearance or a special glam look. Students will learn about skin care and will practice makeup techniques using their own beauty supplies. Andi Bradshaw has over 20 years of experience in the cosmetology field. $64** (includes $50 in fees*)
Sat 9:30am-12:30pm, Nov 8
#8852   XE 583 J1417 Laurel College Center

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Manifesting Love

This class will give you clarity about your romantic love patterns and assist you in shifting to attract a healthier relationship. You will be shown a powerful technique to bring your love to you. Instructor: Gena Wilson, LCSW. $25** (fee based, no waivers)
Tue 7pm-9pm, Oct 14
#8922   XE 663 M1452 Laurel College Center
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Connect With Your Angels
This class will guide you in connecting with your angels to receive messages. There will be a guided meditation and several powerful exercises to assist you in expanding your abilities. Instructor: Gena Wilson, LCSW. $25** (fee based, no waivers)
Tue 7pm-9pm, Dec 2
#8923   XE 664 M1453 Laurel College Center
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Past Life Regression/Future Life Progression
Experience firsthand a review of your past lives or a peek into your soul's future lives. Deepen your understanding of your current life. Discussion following regression/progression. $25** (fee based, no waivers)
Tue 7pm-9pm, Oct 28
#8918   XE 713 M1449 Laurel College Center
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The Proven Road to Happiness
There are countless ideas about what happiness is and how we obtain it. But how do you know which strategies really work? Come discover how to be lastingly happier based on research and proven strategies from Positive Psychology, the science of what makes us thrive. In this dynamic, interactive workshop, you will learn the latest models and tools around being lastingly happier, understand the key components of flourishing and well-being, and learn about the Positivity Ratio that will transform your life and your relationships. In addition, did you know that being happier makes you more successful? Research shows that happier people are more productive and energetic, healthier, have closer relationships, earn more money, and even live longer! Instructor Rayna Schroeder has over 20 years of experience as a trainer and her courses are both educational and entertaining. $119** (includes $50 in fees*)
Thu 7pm-9pm, Sep 11-Oct 9 (No class Sep 25)
#8868   XE 139 6655 Centennial High School
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Develop Your Psychic Ability
Come to this class and discover your intuitive gifts. Learn how messages are received, as well as the meaning of divination tools and their uses. Get connected to the universal energy stream through guided meditation and energy work. Feel free to bring your cards or other divination tools to class for demonstration and practice. $25** (fee based, no waivers)
Tue 7pm-9pm, Sep 30
#8917   XE 411 M1448 Laurel College Center
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Interpreting Your Dreams
Follow your instructor guide on a voyage of discovery into the world of dream interpretation. Dreams are powerful indicators that provide us with insight about our lives. Learn the five basics to unlocking the meaning of your dreams and find out how to utilize your dream life to receive answers from your higher self. $25** (fee based, no waivers)
Tue 7pm-9pm, Nov 18
#8919   XE 410 M1450 Laurel College Center

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Special Education Law 101 ★NEW!★
This seminar will present an overview of the rights that children with disabilities enjoy under the IDEA. Topics will include, but are not limited to: the process by which students are identified as being eligible for special education; the special education and related services that eligible children are entitled to receive; the required components of a student's Individualized Education Plan (IEP), as well as the necessary composition of the multi-disciplinary IEP team; the student's heightened rights in the disciplinary context; and the parents available legal remedies if they are dissatisfied with decisions made by the local school system. Instructor Ed Law is a practicing attorney with expertise in assisting families with special needs children. $39** (fee based, no waivers)
Thu 7pm-9pm, Nov 13
#8834   XE 187 6341 Gateway Campus
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Course Notes
*Fees not eligible for waiver.
**Neither XE courses nor their fees are eligible for waiver.
(S) = Supplies needed. Instructor will  provide list at first class.
(T) =  Textbook recommended or required. Purchase at HCC Bookstore or online before first class.






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