Orleans Progress-Examiner

August 29, 2012

Learning Center, Burton-Kimble Offers Classes

The Orange County Learning Center at Springs Valley will offer several classes in September. Also, there will be classes available at Burton-Kimble Farms in Orleans.

In the Valley, “Growing Mushrooms for a Gourmet Garden,” is set for three Tuesdays, Sept. 11-25 from 6 to 8 p.m. each evening. Students can discover the world of these gourmet edibles that can be incorporated into a flower or vegetable garden.

“Photography: Digital Artistry,” will be held on Tuesdays and Thursdays, Oct. 2 – 11 from 6 to 8 p.m. Instructor is Harold Brown and participants will learn how to see the world with a photographer’s eye and capture the beauty  of the world around them.

Four artist members of French Lick Artisan, Inc. will lead single-class arts workshops on Thursday evenings, Oct. 18 – Nov. 8. Course fees include all materials and use of tools.

Burton-Kimble Farms will offer easy and fun cookie and cupcake decorating on three Wednesdays, Sept. 12-16, from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Instructor is Tara Easterday Cooper.

In addition, “Quick and Easy Cooking with No More than 5 Ingredients,” will be offered on three Wednesdays, Oct. 10 – 24, also from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Participants will learn no-fuss recipes for appetizers, desserts and party snacks, using ingredients most cooks keep on hand. Instructor is Jody Baker.

There is a fee charged for all classes. For course descriptions and to register, people can register at ivytech.edu/cll.

About Ivy Tech Community College

Ivy Tech Community College is Indiana's largest public postsecondary institution and the nation's largest singly accredited statewide community college system, accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. Ivy Tech has campuses throughout Indiana and also serves thousands of students annually online. It serves as the state's engine of workforce development, offering associate degrees, long- and short-term certificate programs, industry certifications, and training that aligns with the needs of the community. The College provides a seamless transfer to other colleges and universities in Indiana, as well as out of state, for a more affordable route to a bachelor's degree.