Of Special Interest
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Researching a Relative Who Fought in World War I
By the end of World War I, there were over four million Americans in uniform. It is very likely that you had a relative who served in that conflict. With access to military records and genealogy websites, it is possible to reconstruct the lives of those brave men and women who contributed to victory. Join us as we explore the rich sources of material that will lead you to discover your relative’s involvement in World War 1. Your discovery will be enhanced by a virtual tour of the battle sites, monuments, and military cemeteries dedicated to those who served in that Forgotten War.
CE-PRSDV 2168, 2 Tues., May 7 & 14, 6:00-9:00 pm, KNC-3, $50. E Barr. #13291
If the thought of finding your car has a flat tire worries you, or you want a refresher on jump-starting your car, then this class is for you. For people with a little more interest in being prepared for the regular car let-downs as well as learning a few car hacks. We will cover what to keep in the car; tips on interior and paint care; basic oil change overview; how to change a spare tire; how to jump start a car; and products that help enhance the driving experience. Instructor is a professional with over 25 years of automobile repair experience. Please bring your automobile’s manual.
CE-DRIVE 2004, 1 Wed., Mar. 13, 6:30-9:00 pm, AAB-505, $30. J Dickman. #13204
Pet Therapy and Animal Assisted Activities
Become familiar with the steps to become a Therapy Dog team, as well as a R.E.A.D. team (Reading Education Assistance Dogs). Learn about Animal Assisted Activities in Assisted Living facilities, schools, veteran’s hospitals, and libraries. View videos of dogs at work and hear about local visits presently taking place. At the end, you will have enough information to decide if you want to become involved in the rewarding experience of pet therapy.
CE-ANIML 2005, $25. J Audevard.
Sec. A: 1 Tues., Mar. 12, 6:30-8:30 pm, KNC-2. #11740
Sec. B: 1 Thurs., May 9, 6:30-8:30 pm, AAB-311. #11741
Explore Tarot for Personal Development
Join a professional psychic, tarot reader, and occult historian for a workshop accessing “higher wisdom” through card divination. Discuss the tarot from its earliest appearance in 15th century Italy, through the 18th century occult revival, to its resurrection in the Victorian spiritualist movement, to the 21st century New Age movement. Drawing from intellectual history, art history, 19th century occult culture, and New Age writings, each meeting will include historical background along with hands-on practice with tarot divination. Contact instructor at ZhenyaTarot@gmail.com for materials list.
CE-PRSDV 2116, 4 Sat., Apr. 27-May 18,10:00 am-1:00 pm, KNC-2, $125. E Amditis. #13044
Collectible Car Conservation
Eye-catching design or nostalgia brought a collectible car into your life and you want to protect your investment and enjoy using it. Since most collectible cars are not used on a regular basis, the storage environment and maintenance go hand-in-hand with the car’s value and dependability. This class will cover preventative maintenance points, exterior care, scheduled driving practices, safety, and conservation tips when storing the car. Instructor has over 25 years of automobile restoration and maintenance experience with nearly a decade focused on museum automobile care.
CE-HOBBY 2012VA, 1 Wed., Mar. 20, 6:30-9:00 pm, AAB-306, $30. J Dickman. #13205