The Center for Lifelong Learning

Humanities: Music, Writing & Collecting


Beginning Folk Guitar

Learn to play the folk guitar in this class designed for those new to the instrument. You will learn how orient your guitar and tune it as well. You will be led through activities that will have you playing in no time, with emphasis placed on playing "by ear"...

CRN: 30543-143
Dan Willens
7 Saturdays
3/28/15-5/9/15
11:00am-12:30pm
WALDRON, Room W103
$120
Register By: 3/21/15

Intermediate Folk Guitar

Advanced folk guitar skills with this intermediate class. This course is designed for students who already know chords and have played guitar in the past and wish to get back to playing guitar.

CRN: 30544-143
Dan Willens
7 Saturdays
5/16/15-6/27/15
11:00am-12:30pm
WALDRON, Room W103
$120
Register By: 5/9/15

Guitar and Bass Builder I

In this class, you will build a guitar or bass from scratch and learn how it works. We'll guide you through all the steps and when you finish, you will take home your own personalized guitar! You will choose your style of guitar, sand and shape to your preference, paint the body, build your fretboard, and install all wiring components. Basic woodworking skills are helpful. This is your chance to build a customized guitar from scratch! 16 and older.

CRN: 10616-151
Monday-Thursday
6/22/15-7/17/15
6:00-10:00pm
Ivy Tech main campus, Room B119
$400
Register By: 6/15/15

Stand-Up Comedy: Performance Practicum

A four week long performance workshop, students will write 10 minutes of stand-up material and perform their material publicly three times, including at a special matinee show at the Limestone Comedy Festival. Each class will feature a working comedian as guest speaker to share their story and process with the students. To be eligible to take this class, you will have to complete the Center for Lifelong Learning course "Intro to Stand-Up Comedy" or have a written acceptance from the instructor - based on your previous experience in stand-up.

CRN: 30117-143
Mat Alano-Martin
4 Mondays
5/4/15-6/1/15 (No class on 5/25/15)
6:00-8:00pm
WALDRON, Room 103
$49
Register By: 4/27/15

Tell Your Story

Would you like to pass down your memories to your family, but don’t know where to begin the task? Join this supportive group, set your pen to paper and get started preserving your personal history. Ferne Stout, your facilitator, has written two books about her own life and will provide guidance and writing prompts. You’ll meet new people and work together toward your final writing goal, whatever that may be. Paper, folders and pens will be provided, but please bring your own if you prefer.

CRN: 10622-151
Ferne Stout
5 Wednesdays
5/6/15-6/3/15
2:30-4:00pm
WALDRON, Room W201
$49
Register By: 4/29/15

Blogging Basics

Do you have something you want to say to the world, but are unsure who or where to share it? Interested in starting a blog, but are intimidated about starting the process? Then Blogging Basics is a course for you! Join longtime blogger and professional writer Courtney Packard as she guides you through Blogging Basics. This 7 week course will cover how to set up your own blog, how to write in a style unique to you, how to spread the word about your blog and how to generate a following of readers!

CRN: 10624-151
Courtney Packard
7 Wednesdays
6/3/15-7/15/15
6:30-8:00pm
Ivy Tech main campus, Room B204
$59
Register By: 5/27/15

Poetry Revisions Workshop

Sometimes poems, like pets, need tender loving care and enjoy the attention of strangers. So if you’ve written some poems that you want to revise, join this workshop where we’ll give pats on the head as well as grooming suggestions. For a successful course, you must be willing to spend time outside of class reading poems and preparing feedback for fellow participants. Bring three typed pages of your poetry to the first class. All experience levels are welcome. You must be 18 to participate.

CRN: 10623-151
Cara Prill
5 Mondays
6/22/15-7/20/15
6:00-7:30pm
WALDRON, Room W103
$49
Register By: 6/15/15

De-Antiquing with Susan

You've collected, inherited and accumulated a houseful of antiques and collectibles. This course will guide you through the challenging downsizing process. During session one, you will learn how to analyze your situation. Session two will focus on assessing your possessions and determining their value in today's market. Then, explore the best ways to liquidate your unwanted items in session three. No prerequisites are required. Note: This course will NOT provide appraisals.

CRN: 10625-151
Susan Eberman
3 Wednesdays
6/3/15-6/17/15
2:00-4:00pm
Liberty Crossing, Room M113
$49
Register By: 5/27/15