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American Sign Language: ASL Level 1   POPULAR!
Do you know any Deaf people? Have you seen people sign? Would you like to learn to communicate with them using American Sign Language (ASL)? ASL is quickly becoming one of the most widely used languages in the United States. Come join us to communicate with your hands, face and body! This 8-week class will introduce you to the basics of ASL, emergency sign language, and the world of Deaf Culture. NOTE: Bring your text, ‘Signing Illustrated’ by Mickey Flodin to the first class; purchase at a bookseller website. Search for ISBN 9780399530418. *NOT available at KCC’s Bookstore.
Mondays • 10/7-11/25 • 6-8 pm • $79 (member) $99 (non-member) • Valoree Boyer • Rm: D-106

Essential Oils for Beginners
Essential oils are a hot trend right now and you see them everywhere, but have you wondered why and how can they be used? Essential oils are a powerful, safe and effective form of natural medicine. Join us to learn about the history of aromatherapy, and how to use essential oils safely and effectively. Discover how to discern the quality and therapeutic effectiveness of the oils and the healing properties of the most widely used oils. After this class you’ll know the specific oils for many situations and how you can use them for improved health and well-being.
Monday • 10/7 • 6-8:30 pm • $49 (member) $59 (non-member) • Carli Ray • Rm: LT-303

Love is Letting Go of Fear    NEW!
Do you find yourself living in the past, replaying scenes from your life and holding on to negative feelings? Do you suffer from depression, stress, or anxiety? In this two-part class we will explore how to shift our mental outlook on life to a more positive and healing place. You’ll learn the importance of forgiving early and freely for your own sake, whether or not you truly believe the other person deserves it or the situation warrants it. Join us to experience and practice some simple, yet powerful, shifts in your habitual thought patterns and learn to achieve and enjoy greater happiness in your life. NOTE: The class will use the book “Love is Letting Go of Fear” by Gerald Jampolsky (eISBN 978-1-58761-363-0). Bring your own copy, or your instructor will have copies available for purchase in the first class session for $6 each.
Wednesdays • 10/9-10/16 • 6-9 pm • $49 (member) $59 (non-member) • Jewel Shelden • Rm: LT-304

Fashion Essentials: The Perfectly “You” You    NEW!
Do you have a lot of clothes, yet you feel like you have nothing to wear? Is your closet full, but you can’t find anything you want to put on? Do you shop and select items you never use? Then this class is for you! Join us to discover how to build a wardrobe around basic colors; receive guidance about what looks good on you; learn how to organize your clothes and closet for easy mix and match outfits, and discuss fashion blog recommendations for current fashion ideas. This class is a real-life discussion to help you learn about fashion ideas and feel good in clothes you love! Wear an outfit to class that you like and bring a few other pieces you’d like to learn how to style. We will definitely have fun!
Monday • 10/21 • 6-8:30 pm • $25 (member) $35 (non-member) • Laura Culver • Rm: LT-304

The Frightening Impact of Epidemics: Now & Then    NEW!
Did you know that malaria is ranked as the #1 killer of all time and it still claims thousands of lives each year? An invisible enemy has changed the course of history and killed more people than wars or natural disasters. What links Pocahontas, Joseph Stalin, Doc Holliday, Eleanor Roosevelt, W.C. Fields and two of Richard Nixon’s brothers? Discover unsung heroes like John Snow and Lady Mary Wortley Montagu, and their contributions to mankind. We’ll discuss some of the bizarre “remedies” employed to combat the Black Plague, Malaria, Typhoid, Cholera, “Spanish Lady”, Tuberculosis and Polio; and how these epidemics attack their unaware victims, leaving behind horror, death and chaos. Join our favorite historian to explore this seldom-discussed topic in a new and different way—through the lens of time.
Tuesdays • 10/22-10/29 • 6-8 pm • $25 (member) $35 (non-member) • Jody Owens • Rm: LT-304

Beyond the Bucket List: For cancer survivors, those in and beyond treatment, their caregivers, family & friends      The “bucket list”—those things we want to do or see before we die—is a common term, but for those who have been touched by the Big C the meaning becomes very personal, very quickly. Join your instructor, a two-time cancer survivor, as we explore and discuss destinations versus legacy, personalized disease progression, loving openly and breathing the breath of life. If you or someone you care for has been affected by cancer, then you won’t want to miss this thoughtful and affirming class.
Monday • 10/28 • 6-9 pm • $25 (member) $35 (non-member) • Jane Johnson • Rm: LT-304

Awaken Your Inner Author: Using Creative Prompts    NEW!
In this fun class you’ll discover ways to move from a blank page to the story you want to tell. You’ll learn how to activate your inner critic to motivate you instead of paralyzing you. Explore ways to design your physical space for creative thinking and writing success. We’ll use writing prompts to ignite your creativity and share ways to use Google Docs to publish your writing prompt responses. Join us and have fun with new ways to awaken
the muse within you!
Wednesdays • 11/6-11/13 • 6-8 pm • $25 (member) $35 (non-member) • Paula Westdorp • Rm: LT-304

Discovering You: Using the Enneagram for Understanding Yourself
The Enneagram is a powerful tool for personal transformation. Each of the nine Enneagram styles has its own natural gifts, abilities, limitations and blind spots; each has its own distinctive ways of thinking, acting and being and is based on your core fears and desires. You’ll gain the knowledge and insight to embrace the best version of yourself and discover ways you one can create and sustain meaningful and lasting relationships in your personal life. Price includes booklet for you to keep.
Thursdays • 11/7-11/14 • 6-8:30 pm • $29 (member) $39 (non-member) • Kathleen Loughrige • Rm: LT-304

Staging Your Home for Sale
Every seller wants their home to sell fast and bring top dollar. Does that sound good to you? Well, it’s not luck that makes that happen. It’s careful planning and knowing how to professionally spruce up your home that will send home buyers scurrying for their checkbooks. Learn how to prep your home to make it irresistible and marketable! Real estate agents will tell you that homes will receive more offers and sell more quickly if they have been staged. If you are truly ready to sell your home, then you won’t want to miss this informative class with an award winning staging professional and author. Learn the tools and techniques professionals use to garner competitive offers and sell that house!
Tuesday • 12/3 • 6-9 pm • $29 (member) $39 (non-member) • Carole Morgan • Rm: LT-303

Healthy Gut, Healthy You: Transform from the Inside Out
Over 2,000 years ago, Hippocrates said that all disease begins in the gut. Now backed by extensive scientific research, this idea still holds true today. You don’t have to follow crazy diets or spend a fortune to get healthy. Join us to discover how the microbiome works and its role in your body, practical diet and lifestyle advice to support your health, and ways to repair, heal, support and revitalize your gut. A vibrant, healthy you begins with what’s inside—start healing your body today!
Tuesday • 10/29 • 6-8 pm • $25 (member) $35 (non-member) • Carrie Palmer, PA-C • Rm: LT-303

Gluten Free Living: Tips & Recipes
If you’ve been told to avoid gluten containing foods then you’ve come to realize that it can be a challenge. In this class we’ll share a variety of ideas, resources, restaurants and recipes to help you live a gluten-free life, all while enjoying some tasty samples of gluten-free foods. No longer will you be confused by the need to eat gluten free, and we’re here to show you how. Workshop fee includes tasting samples, resources and recipes.
Tuesday • 11/5 • 6-8 pm • $25 (member) $35 (non-member) • Carrie Palmer, PA-C • Rm: LT-303

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Tuesdays • 10/29-11/5 • 6-8 pm • $39 (members only)

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