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JOB SEEKERS, The Arts, Crafts, ComputersHistory, Politics & Events,  Humanities & Culture, Photography, Water Aerobics, Wellness & Fitness, Writing/Literature, Lunch & Learn at Hunt Valley Senior Institute at CCBC Essex

For more information, call Steve Edmonston at 443-840-1685


ARTs & CRAFTs

Acrylic Painting for the Beginner
Focus on learning the fundamentals of color theory, color mixing, brush techniques, and paint application. Carefully crafted as a structured class for the beginning acrylic painter. Materials required. Instructor: Elise Burns
Total Cost: $90 (Tuition: $35 Fees: $55)

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37587 W(10) 4/15-6/17 1-3pm HV

Drawing and Painting for the Senior Adult
Learn the basic techniques of various two dimensional media. Discuss the use of media and the techniques used to achieve desired effects, as well as the equipment necessary to complete a two dimensional project. Instructor: Elise Burns
Total Cost: $90 (Tuition: $35 Fees: $55)

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37583 T(10) 4/14-6/16 1:30-3:30pm HV
38588 F(10) 4/17-6/19 1:30-3:30pm OM

Drawing Skills for Seniors
Learn the basics of drawing from observation, using such simple tools as pencils, charcoal, pens, pastels and chalk. Through instruction and individual attention, the course will cover line and composition, light/shade, and cross-hatching/wash. Materials required. Supply list given at first class. Instructor:
Joseph Cassar
Total Cost: $90 (Tuition: $35 Fees: $55)

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37637 F(10) 4/17-6/19 1:30-3:30pm OM 307B

Introduction to Watercolor
Examine the various processes and techniques essential to rendering watercolor landscapes, seascapes, and still-life composition in preparation for the Intermediate Watercolor course. Request a material list at time of registration. This course runs every other Tuesday. Instructor: James Drake Iams
Total Cost: $80 (Tuition: $45 Fees: $35)

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34023 T(3) 2/24, 3/10 & 24 10am-12pm HV 113

37496 T(3) 4/14-5/12 10am-12pm HV

37500 T(3) 5/26-6/23 10am-12pm HV

Healing Power of Drawing
Discover drawing as a means to enhance positive energy and self-discovery using color pencils and paint. Experience joy and peace through colors and images in your artwork. Help to reduce stress and improve good energy coming from within through your drawings using positive energy and self-discovery. Instructor: Afsaneh Faridi
Total Cost: $90 (Tuition: $35 Fees: $55)

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37784 T(10) 4/14-6/16 10am-12pm RAC

Knitting I
Learn to select yarn, basic knitting and purling stitches and how to read and understand patterns while creating a small project. Bring a pair of size 8 knitting needles to the first class. Materials cost up to $30 due first class. Instructor: Thelma Smith
Total Cost: $57 (Tuition: $0 Fees: $57)

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37910 S(5) 4/18-5/16 10am-12pm CC

Knitting Continuing
Continue projects and skills from
Knitting I and learn advanced techniques. Great for anyone who has basic knitting skills or who just needs a refresher course. Instructor: Thelma Smith
Total Cost: $57 (Tuition: $0 Fees: $57)

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35584 S(5) 2/28-3/28 10am-12pm CC HTEC 315

37914 S(5) 5/30-6/27 10am-12pm CC

COMPUTERS

Computers: Getting to Know Them
Learn the basic skills required to operate a computer through an overview of computers, input devices, managing and storing data and working with software applications. Topics include: how to begin accessing files and programs; personalize your computer's desktop including backgrounds & screensavers; Internet security and backup necessities; program operation/arrangement and creating shortcuts. Instructor: Lee Klima
Total Cost: $80 (Tuition: $35 Fees: $45)

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37634 M(5) 4/13-5/11 10am-12pm RAC

37696 S(5) 4/18-5/16 10am-12pm EC

Computers: Getting to Know Them Part 2
Expand the basic skills learned in Part 1 through an overview of computers. Learn about input/output devices, managing and storing data and working with software applications. Topics include: introduction to Microsoft Word (word processor); purpose of the various “buttons” and “drop-down” lists on the toolbar; using Word for producing letters & memos; producing and merging attachments for use in email. Instructor: Lee Klima
Total Cost: $80 (Tuition: $35 Fees: $45)

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36406 M(5) 3/2-30 10am-12pm RAC

Digital Photograph Enhancement
Learn how to enhance, edit and touch-up digital photographic images as well as restore faded and torn photographs on the computer from free photo enhancing programs. Instructor: Lee Klima
Total Cost: $90 (Tuition: $35 Fees: $55)

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37760 M(5) 4/13-5/11 1-3pm OM

Discover Digital Photography
Learn to understand the camera and how it works, how to determine the best type of camera for different outcomes, tips on composition, image printing options, and a variety of other topics. Experience is not required. Bring your digital camera and materials to class. Instructors: Dona Rucci (HV), Lee Klima (EC)
Total Cost: $45 (Tuition: $0 Fees: $45)

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37947 R(6) 4/16-5/21 12:30-2:30pm HV

37697 S(6) 4/18-5/30 1-3pm EC

Getting Connected: Smart Phones, Tablets, iPad, and iPods
Investigate how to operate or purchase and confidently use a smart phone, tablets such as the iPad or iPod. Learn to install and use apps, photos, video, and books, while becoming familiar with the ins and outs of smart devices. If you have a smart device, bring it to class with you. All smart devices (tablets, smart phones, iPads, and iPods) can be explored. Instructor: Dona Rucci
Total Cost: $80 (Tuition: $45 Fees: $35)

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37949 R(5) 4/16-5/14 10am-12pm HV

Introduction to Computers I-Basics
Learn basic computer concepts in a relaxed and comfortable class setting. This course covers email, safe use of internet, word processing, hardware and software and spread sheets. Instructor: Dona Rucci
Total Cost: $160 (Tuition: $90 Fees:$70)

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37944 M(10) 4/13-6/22 10am-12pm HV

Intro to Computers II- Gaining More Skills
Continue to learn computer skills at a more advanced level. This course includes: folders and file management, downloading and uploading files, installing software, using scanner for image duplication and using ORC software for documents, computer safety and management, troubleshooting techniques and what is Cloud and how to use it. Instructor: Dona Rucci
Total Cost: $160 (Tuition: $90 Fees: $70)

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37580 T(10) 4/14-6/16 10am-12pm HV

iPad for Seniors
Learn how to get the most out of your iPad, a user friendly, portable multimedia device with endless capabilities. Discover how to take complete advantage of this technology: setup your iPad and navigate the screens; connect to a Wi-Fi or mobile data network; surf the Internet and use email; use built-in applications (apps); download apps from the Apple Store; and work with photos/video/music. This will open your world and you'll wonder how you ever lived without an iPad. MANDATORY FOR THIS COURSE IS THE OWNERSHIP OF AN APPLE IPAD THAT YOU MUST BRING TO CLASS. Instructor: Dona Rucci (HV), Harold Fox (OM).
Total Cost: $90 (Tuition: $35 Fees: $55)

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37759 M(7) 4/13-6/1 10am-12pm OM 522

37495 M(7) 4/13-6/1 12:30-2:30pm HV

37581 T(7) 4/14-5/26 12:30-2:30pm HV

Learn Adobe Photoshop Elements II

Learn more about this latest photo editing software that helps you edit pictures with powerful, easy to use options and share them via print, the web, Facebook and more. Make each photo look its best with simple editing options that offer everything from quick fixes to artistically creative possibilities. Instructor: Dona Rucci
Total Cost: $160 (Tuition: $90 Fees: $70)
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37598 S(10) 4/18-6/27 12:30-2:30pm HV

Learn to Use Your MacBook Laptop
Bring your MacBook laptop to class and learn how to use all of the features, applications, navigate the operating system, customize your desktop, add peripherals, trouble shooting and use the new technology associated with MacBook. Instructor: Dona Rucci
Total Cost: $160 (Tuition: $90 Fees: $70)

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37590 S(10) 4/18-6/27 10am-12pm HV

Social Media: Connect to Family and Friends
Learn to locate and use many of the programs and applications that will provide connections to family and friends such as FaceTime, Facebook, Skype, Twitter, LinkedIn and more. Instructor: Lee Klima
Total Cost: $90 (Tuition: $35 Fees: $55)

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37805 R(8) 4/16-6/4 1-3pm OM

History, Politics & Events

AFRICAN-AMERICAN CINEMA
Examine the prolific contribution African-Americans have made to the world of cinema. Six classical and influential films made by, directed by and starring African-Americans will be presented, discussed and placed into their historic and political context. Because this is a two-course series you must register for both CRN# 37881 and 37883. Instructor: Bettye Haskins

Themes in African-American Cinema
Total Cost: $0 (Tuition: $0 Fees: $0)

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37881 M(10) 4/13-6/22 10-11am OM

African-American Cinema
Total Cost: $90 (Tuition: $35 Fees: $55)

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37883 M(10) 4/13-6/22 11am-12pm OM

Baltimore in the War of 1812
Learn about the British invasion of the Chesapeake and the military strategy for the defense of Baltimore. Take an in-depth look at the growth of Baltimore city and county during the late 18th century. Explore people/events that played a key role in the war and the effects the war had on the city. Instructor: Chris Tallevast
Total Cost: $90 (Tuition: $35 Fees: $55)

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38055 S(10) 4/18-6/27 10-11:30am DC

Black Voices of the Great Depression and World War II
Learn how significant black writers of fiction, non-fiction, poetry and essays between 1930 and 1950 had a lasting social and political impact and influenced the Civil Rights Movement that followed. Read and discuss writings of James Baldwin, Paul Robeson, Dorothy West, Ann Petry and others within this historical context. Instructor: Jana Long
Total Cost: $90 (Tuition: $35 Fees: $55)

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37632 F(10) 4/17-6/19 10-11:30am RAC

Coming to Baltimore: Immigration and Migration
Learn about the many different ethnic and religious groups that immigrated or migrated to Baltimore beginning in the early 19th century to the present, such as the Irish, Germans, African Americans, Poles, Lithuanians, Russians, Italians, Asians and Latinos. Explore their reasons for leaving, their voyages, their settlement in Baltimore and their reception from those already living here. Instructor: Nicholas Fessender
Total Cost: $90 (Tuition: $35 Fees: $55)

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37804 R(9) 4/30-6/25 10am-12pm OM

Great Decisions 2015
Gain non-partisan knowledge and participate in open discussion about many of the major challenges and issues facing the United States and the international community. 2015 topics include: Russia and the Near Abroad, privacy in the digital age, sectarianism in the Middle East, India changes course, U.S. policy toward Africa, Syria's refugee crisis, human trafficking, and Brazil's metamorphosis. Fees include the program booklet. Instructor: Barry Rascovar
Total Cost: $105 (Tuition: $35 Fees: $70)

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37791 R(8) 4/15-6/3 10-11:30am OM

Greeks Bearing Gifts: The Ancient Humanities
Explore the immeasurable source of literary genres and figures that began with the Ancient Greeks. In as early as the 8th century B.C.E., Greece was creating and disbursing mythology, poetry, epic dramas, language, government and philosophy that we define today as the Humanities. Through understanding and awareness these gifts continue to enrich our lives. Instructor: Gloria Cerino-Gruss
Total Cost: $80 (Tuition: $30 Fees: $50)

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37937 T(8) 4/14-6/2 1-2:30pm HV

History of the 1930's
Explore what happened in the US between the stock market crash of 1929 and Pearl Harbor Day as well as the enormous changes in the economy and social structure of the US. Examine the role of the federal government under the New Deal, how the US related to foreign events and compare 1930's with 2014. Instructor: William Barry
Total Cost: $90 (Tuition: $35 Fees: $55)

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37965 R(10) 4/16-6/18 1-2:30pm HV

History of the Negro Baseball Leagues
Because the Negro Baseball Leagues Museum is housed on the Owings Mills campus, you will have the special opportunity to learn about the full history of Negro baseball first hand by touring the museum, by hearing from museum volunteers, historians, collectors and retired players and by viewing some of the memorabilia of the leagues.
Total Cost: $70 (Tuition: $25 Fees: $45)

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37830 T(7) 4/14-5/26 10:30am-12pm OM

Learning about Contemporary Issues and Ideas
Analyze and evaluate current issues and ideas that influence contemporary American society. View political situations, economic conditions and cultural issues as well as local, national and international news. Instructor: Toby Essrog
Total Cost: $90 (Tuition: $35 Fees: $55)

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37787 T(10) 4/14-6/16 12:30-2pm OM

Medical Symposium: Innovation and Discovery
Get information on the most recent advances and treatments in medicine from a different top doctor or medical researcher at each session. In partnership with the University of Maryland School of Medicine, you will discuss a different topic each session including: stem cell and regenerative medicine, cardiovascular research, technological advances in cancer, new approaches to physical therapy, vaccines for new viruses and the future of patient care.
Total Cost: $65 (Tuition: $25 Fees: $40)

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37636 F(7) 4/17-5/29 9:30-11am OM

Rise of Militant Terrorist Groups and Their Impact
Learn about the modern militant terrorist groups: their philosophies, their methods and their impact throughout the world as well as ways to combat them. Instructor: Alfred Katz
Total Cost: $90 (Tuition: $35 Fees: $55)

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37584 W(10) 4/15-6/17 10:30am-12pm HV

37802 R(10) 4/16-6/18 10-11:30am OM

The 2007-2008 Financial Crisis: Origins and Consequences
Learn about the origins, consequences and possible solutions to the US financial crisis of 2007-2008. Discuss such topics as: subprime, financial regulations, bank supervision, regulation of credit rating agencies, effects on economic development and the international financial system. Instructor: Dr. Jose Lopez-Gonzalez
Total Cost: $90 (Tuition: $35 Fees: $55)

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37872 T(10) 4/14-6/16 10:30am-12pm OM

The History of Baseball in Baltimore
Explore this vivid and wonderful portrait of the players, managers, ballparks and the games that shaped the history of the national pastime in one of America's oldest baseball towns. From the first game in 1859 to today's Baltimore Orioles, baseball has had a major impact on Baltimore's significance, its economy and history. Instructor: Martin Sharrow
Total Cost: $90 (Tuition: $35 Fees: $55)

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37591 R(10) 4/16-6/18 10:30am-12pm HV

he Relationship of Minorities and Police
Explore the many factors of the complex relationship between minorities and the police since the end of the Civil War with a retired captain of the Maryland State police who teaches criminal justice. The factors that have created the problems and issues in this relationship include: historical perspective, formation of urban black communities, economic, political and social aspects, causes of crime, cultural diversity and differences and public policy. Instructor: Heber Watts, Jr.
Total Cost: $90 (Tuition: $35 Fees: $55)

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37875 W(10) 4/15-6/17 10am-12pm RAC

Toxicity in American Life
Learn how our health may be impacted by the level of toxins found throughout our lives in modern America. Investigate how toxic chemicals enter our body and where they come from. This course looks at the importance and interplay of vitamins and minerals and the dangers of the typical American diet. Learn what alternatives are available for better health and well-being. Instructor: Denise Fowble
Total Cost: $60 (Tuition: $25 Fees: $35)

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38071 W(5) 4/22-5/20 6:30-8pm CC

Turning Points in American History: Part I
Examine 24 turning points in the short history of the United States and landmark moments that forever altered the direction of this country. Discuss events from 1617 to 1873 including the great epidemic, beginning of slavery, Boston Tea Party, declaring independence, transportation revolution and baseball. Instructor: Linda Mandel
Total Cost: $90 (Tuition: $35 Fees: $55)

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37963 T(10) 4/14-6/16 10:30am-12pm HV

37800 W(10) 4/15-6/17 10-11:30am OM

Vice Presidents of the United States of America - Part 2
Learn about the origin of the vice presidency, the role of the Vice President, the selection process, the growth of the office, the vice-President as President of the US Senate, and post-Vice Presidency roles. Vice Presidents to be discussed include John C. Breckinridge to Garret A. Hobart. Instructor: Patrick Heline
Total Cost: $90 (Tuition: $35 Fees: $55)

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37586 W(10) 4/15-6/17 1-2:30pm HV

HUMANITIES & CULTURE

20th Century American Literature
Discuss, interpret and compare several authors and their works of the twentieth century in historical context. Such authors will include: F. Scott Fitzgerald, Kurt Vonnegut, Anne Tyler, Joan Didion and James Baldwin. Instructor: Robert Jacobs
Total Cost: $90 (Tuition: $35 Fees: $55)

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37803 R(10) 4/16-6/18 1-2:30pm OM

Advanced Writing Workshop
Learn how to write a series of creative or memoir writing projects. Topics include relating memoirs suitable for a collection, writing chapter-type fictional stories, structures for sustained projects, and strategies for planning and producing the segments. Instructor: Corinne Hammett
Total Cost: $90 (Tuition: $35 Fees: $55)

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37588 W(10) 4/15-6/17 10am-12pm HV 122

Creative Writing
Enhance your writing skills by learning appropriate techniques for creative writing. Topics include: using descriptions to create a setting; writing about a person and developing characterization; writing about a place to create a setting; editing and revising; using humor and emotion and writing to develop a sense of mystery.
Total Cost: $90 (Tuition: $35 Fees: $55)

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34071 W(10) 1/14-3/18 1-3pm HV 133

CCBC Book Discussion
Discover the best in new fiction and non-fiction books. Analyze, discuss and interpret thematic content, writing styles, historical background/context and author comparisons. You'll begin with Anthony Doerr's, bestseller book, All the Light We Cannot See. Students will participate in subsequent book selections. Instructor: Robert Jacobs
Total Cost: $90 (Tuition: $35 Fees: $55)

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37585 W(10) 4/15-6/17 10:30am-12pm HV

Easy Mediterranean Cooking
Learn how to prepare delicious and easy recipes of such Mediterranean foods as lemon chicken, Greek salad and dressing, spanakopita, chicken kabobs. Taste the finished items and receive a booklet with all the recipes in it. A materials cost of $25 will be collected at the first session. Instructor: Michelle Sap
Total Cost: $45 (Tuition: $0 Fees: $45)

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37633 R(6) 4/16-5/14 10:30am-12:30pm OM 608

Floral Design I
Enjoy creating unique floral arrangements. Learn the basics of fresh and/or silk floral arranging including use of tools and supplies, design techniques and different styles of table arrangements, wreaths and wall decorations. Take home a different design each week. Materials cost up to $50 payable at first class. Instructor: Robin Smith
Total Cost: $30 (Tuition: $0 Fees: $30)

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37701 S(5) 4/18-5/16 1-2:30pm DC

Introduction to Genealogy: Find Your Family Roots
Locate and use the resources you need to find your ancestors and relatives from someone who has been researching his own family for over 50 years. Discover how to search websites, newspapers, cemeteries, ship records and government information in order to discover unknown ancestors, places of origin and the paths of immigration. Also learn how to document your findings.
Total Cost: $90 (Tuition: $35 Fees: $55)

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37878 T(8) 4/14-6/2 1-2:30pm HV

37799 W(8) 4/15-6/3 10-11:30am OM

Introduction to the New Testament
Learn about the historical and religious background, cultural significance, context and themes of the New Testament with a Christian theologian. Explore its basic content and the variety of gospels. Examine the history of first century Palestine, including the active sects of Judaism. Instructor: Rev. Adrien Dawes and Rachal Erdman
Total Cost: $90 (Tuition: $35 Fees: $55)

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37914 S(5) 5/30-6/27 10am-12pm CC

Irving Berlin: The Man, His Music and Stories That May Surprise You
Examine the influence of Irving Berlin on the development and performance of American popular song. A Russian immigrant, Berlin changed the course of American music. Alexander's Ragtime Band, God Bless America, Easter Parade and White Christmas, are among the timeless lyrics and melodies that will be sung for generations to come. Instructor: Sandra Livingston
Total Cost: $45 (Tuition: $20 Fees: $25)

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37573 T(4) 4/14-5/5 10:30am-12pm HV

Jewish Humor and Comedians
Learn about the history and themes of Jewish humor and ethnic jokes that have changed over the years from Eastern Europe to modern day America. Examples of famous Jewish comedians will be used to exemplify the different time periods and themes of Jewish humor. Instructor: Ellie Reamer Gumnit
Total Cost: $90 (Tuition: $35 Fees: $55)

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37806 T(10) 4/14-6/16 10-11:30am OM

Key Concepts of Modern Art
Examine Impressionism, Expressionism, Surrealism, Modernism and Abstract Art presented and compared within an historical perspective. Specific examples of art will be viewed to show the techniques and composition of each artistic school. Instructor: Joseph Cassar
Total Cost: $90 (Tuition: $35 Fees: $55)

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37592 R(10) 4/16-6/18 1-2:30pm HV

Literature of the 1960's
Examine how the literature of the 1960's reflected the American social/political arenas, such as gender, race, homosexuality, feminism and war. People were reevaluating and seeking a better understanding of the world through literature. We will discuss Ken Kesey, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest; Thomas Pynchon, Gravity's Rainbow; Joseph Heller, Catch 22; Tom Wolfe, The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test; and Sylvia Plath, The Bell Jar. Instructor: Robert Jacobs
Total Cost: $90 (Tuition: $35 Fees: $55)

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37891 W(1) 4/15-6/17 1-2:30pm HV

Near Death Experiences & After Death Communications
Learn about these experiences that seem to give a "YES" to the question---Does Consciousness exist after death? Explore this question through data from research, experiences of others and studies on consciousness worldwide. Synchronicity and some of the tenets of the Quantum Physics as they relate, will be examined. Instructor: Donna Suwall
Total Cost: $115 (Tuition: $50 Fees: $65)

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37814 S(2) 3/21-28 9am-12pm EC

Television Medical Series
Explore the most important medical series on television by the decades beginning in the 1950s and going through today's shows. Learn about their social significance based on the cultural development at that time in the US. Instructor: Bill Keause
Total Cost: $90 (Tuition: $35 Fees: $55)

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37801 W(10) 4/15-6/17 11:45am-1:15pm OM

The Nazis and Art - Part I
Discuss how 750,000 pieces of art changed hands or went missing between 1933 and 1945 when the Nazis went on a rampage destroying and stealing European art. Priceless pieces of art were auctioned off at extremely low prices creating a major problem in the art community that remains evident today. Instructor: Dr. Ori Soltes
Total Cost: $59 (Tuition: $35 Fees: $59)

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37605 F(1) 5/8 10:30am-12pm HV

Writer's Circle
Enhance your personal writing skills and receive assistance in planning and producing your own projects, such as short stories, memoirs, essays or a book. Spend time in class writing and learning about the essentials for writers: style, editing, critiquing and proofing. Instructor: Arthur Kahn
Total Cost: $90 (Tuition: $35 Fees: $55)

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37783 T(10) 4/14-6/16 10am-12pm OM

PHOTOGRAPHY

Discover Digital Photography
Learn to understand the camera and how it works, how to determine the best type of camera for different outcomes, tips on composition, image printing options, and a variety of other topics will be covered. Don't be overwhelmed by the techno babble that surrounds digital photography. Experience is not required. Bring your digital camera and materials to class. Instructor: -(OM) Lee Klima, -(HV) Dona Ricci
Total Cost: $80 (Tuition: $35 Fees: $45)

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35109 M(6) 1/12-2/23 1-3pm OM

34097 R(6) 1/15-2/19 12:30-2:30pm HV


WATER AEROBICS

Water Aerobics
Perform these water exercises at the shallow end of the pool using the resistance of the water force as the weight. You don't need to swim or get your head wet and it's a perfect course for people who dislike jogging or other activities but want to stay in shape.
Total Cost: $55 (Tuition: $0 Fees: $55)

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35773 F(10) 1/9-3/13 9:30-10:30am EC

35775 F(10) 1/9-3/13 10:35-11:35am EC

35772 F(10) 1/9-3/13 11:40am-12:40pm EC

Water Aerobics
Experience water exercises in the shallow end of the pool. You do not need to be a swimmer or get your head wet because all of the exercises are performed in a resistance style using the water force as the weight. Perfect for people who dislike jogging or other activities but want to stay in shape.
Total Cost: $70 (Tuition: $0 Fees: $70)

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37820 F(10) 5/1-7/10 11:40am-12:40pm EC

37817 F(10) 5/1-7/10 9:30-10:30am EC

37821 F(10) 5/1-7/10 12:45-1:45pm EC

37819 F(10) 5/1-7/10 10:35-11:35am EC

37892 M(10) 5/18-7/27 6:30-7:30pm DC

37894 T(10) 5/19-7/21 10-11am DC

37895 T(10) 5/19-7/21 4-5pm DC

37896 W(10) 5/20-7/22 6:30-7:30pm DC

37898 R(10) 5/21-7/23 8-9pm DC

37899 F(10) 5/22-7/31 10-11am DC

Water Aerobics Intermediate/Advanced
Build upon your established aerobics base and improve your physical skills. The class includes warm-up, aerobic exercises, cool-down period, and flexibility, and upper and lower body strength movements. Guided self-monitoring, relaxation segments and suspended motion exercises are a regular part of the class.
Total Cost: $55 (Tuition: $0 Fees: $55)

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37897 T(10) 5/19-7/21 8-9pm DC

FITNESS & WELLNESS

Aqua Zumba
Integrate the Zumba formula and philosophy with traditional aqua fitness disciplines for beginner to active older adults. Through a combination of low-impact aerobic exercises and body toning, you will move to the hot, spicy rhythms of International and Latin music at a slower more exaggerated pace in the water: a safe, challenging, workout that conditions, tones, and exhilarates. Instructor: Suzanne Diehl
Total Cost: $55 (Tuition: $0 Fees: $55)

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37305 S(10) 2/7-4/25 11:30am-12:30pm EC

37900 S(10) 4/18-6/27 9-10am DC

Integral Hatha Yoga
Integrate all parts of your being for inner balance and tranquility. Experience the benefits of having a serene mind, harmonious spirit and a powerfully healthy body. Each yoga pose, breathing and meditation will increase flexibility, strength, stamina and confidence. References will be taken from: The Yoga Sutras of Pantanjali's by Sri Swami; Yoga and the Quest for True Self, by Stephen Cope; A Year to Live, by Stephen Levine.Yoga sticky mat required.  Instructor: Carol Ferguson.
Total Cost: $67 (Tuition: $0 Fees: $67)

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38617 S(10) 4/18-6/27 1:30-3pm EC

Integrative Health for Seniors
Explore the interdependent relationship between the mind, body and spirit as we age. See how conventional western medicine combined with complementary treatments is gaining in popularity when treating the "whole" person. Learn holistic practices of meditation, massage/bodywork, nutrition/herbs, homeopathy, naturopathy, plus the essential elements of Chinese and Indian practices. Instructor: Al Muehlberger
Total Cost: $90 (Tuition: $35 Fees: $55)

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37694 F(10) 4/17-6/19 1-2:30pm DC

37702 W(10) 4/22-6/24 2-3:30pm EC

Zumba Gold
Experience full-body benefits and renewed energy as you move to the hot, spicy rhythms of International and Latin music. Like the Latin-inspired Zumba workout, the Zumba Gold specialty workout incorporates many of the dance-fitness routines set to Latin and International rhythms but is performed at a lower intensity. Designed for beginner to active older adults. Instructor: Rebecca Duffy
Total Cost: $53 (Tuition: $0 Fees: $53)

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37698 S(10) 4/18-6/27 11:30am-12:30pm EC

WRITING, LITERATURE


LUNCH & LEARN

American Art Wing at the BMA
Tour the newly renovated American Art Wing of the Baltimore Museum with a docent. Explore the highlights of the collections of painting, sculptures, African American art, and decorative arts that include furnishings, silver pieces and miniature rooms. Lunch will follow at Gertrude's. Docent: Charlotte WhiteNight
Total Cost: $59 (Tuition: $0 Fees: $59)

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36377 R(1) 3/12 10:30am-12pm BMA

Backstage at the Lincoln Assassination
Discuss how it would feel to know that the President of the United States has just been murdered in your workplace by one of your most admired, charismatic colleagues, as you stood by. Imagine the new reality for the forty-six employees that were on duty at Ford's Theater on the night of April 14, 1864. Instructor: Dr. Thomas Bogar
Total Cost: $59 (Tuition: $0 Fees: $59)

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37602 F(1) 4/24 10:30am-12pm HV

Hutzler's: Where Baltimore Shops
Recall how for 132 years, Hutzler Brother's Company was a beloved part of the Baltimore retail and cultural scene. Discuss the distinctive Art Deco design of the downtown store, the unforgettable fashion shows and Christmas celebrations and the chocolate chiffon pie served in the store's Colonial Restaurant. Lunch to follow at The Milton Inn. Instructor/author: Michael J. Lisicky
Total Cost: $59 (Tuition: $0 Fees: $59)

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34104 F(1) 3/13 10:30am-12pm HV

Lincoln, Leader and Legend: 150 Years later
Examine this life of triumph and tragedy from the backwoods of Kentucky, to the steps of the White House, though the civil war to Ford's Theater. Often considered the greatest president this country has ever known, you'll focus on Lincoln's assassination and 150 year legacy. Lunch to follow at The Milton Inn. Instructor: Patrick Heline
Total Cost: $59 (Tuition: $0 Fees: $59)

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34697 F(1) 2/20 10:30am-12pm HV

The Middle East Peace Process
Explore Middle East Peace with popular teacher-lecturer Mark Croatti. Discover what impact the different pairings of Israeli and Palestinian parties and political movements have on the seemingly never-ending process. Discuss the PLO, Likud, Labor Party and Hamas. Instructor: Mark Croatti
Total Cost: $59 (Tuition: $0 Fees: $59)

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37964 F(1) 5/22 10am-12pm HV

Walking Tour of Historic Westside of Downtown Baltimore
Explore over 200 years of history and architecture, including Lexington Market, the bygone premier shopping district, and the role of the civil rights struggle and learn about the long-term revitalizations plan for district. Tour Baltimore's west side with the director of Baltimore Heritage, a non-profit organization, then enjoy selecting your own lunch at Lexington Market. Meet at the Eutaw Entrance to Lexington Market. Instructor: Johns Hopkins
Total Cost: $45 (Tuition: $0 Fees: $45)

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37639 F(1) 4/23 10am-12pm Arranged

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