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Spring 2015

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Wildlife Tracks and Signs: Animals Don’t Cover Their Tracks (037577)

Dates:                April 18th - April 26th, 2015

Days:                Saturdays and Sundays

Time:                10:00am - 4:00pm

Fee:                  $80

Location:           Garberville Instructional Site 286 Sprowl Creek Rd. Room 106

Instructor:          Kim Cabrera

Animals leave a variety of tracks and signs of their presence. Recognizing these clues can be difficult. This course gives you the tools you need to identify the tracks and signs of local wildlife. You will learn not only the tracks, but the common gaits and movement patterns, which will help you identify obscure trails. Student will spend time in the classroom and in the field.

 

Get the Word Out! (038353)


Dates:             May 8th and 9th, 2015

Days:              Friday and Saturday
Time:              Friday: 9:00 AM-4:00 PM; Sat.: 9:00 AM-12:00 PM
Fee:                $55.00

Class Limit:     26
Location:        333 6th Street, Eureka; Room: Suite B
Instructor:       Tracy O’Connell


Do you want to promote a small business, non-profit, or perhaps yourself? This course, taught by a lifelong public relations professional will show you how to attract media attention, identify the people you want to communicate with, build a following online, establish yourself as an expert, and bring people to your business or event.

 

Spanish for Office Personnel (038710)

Date:               July 30th - August 20th, 2015

Days:              Thursdays

Time:              5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Fee:                $78.00

Class Limit:     9
Location:        333 6th Street, Suite B
Instructor:       Kathy Bierbaum-Cota


This is a comprehensive Spanish language program that provides immediate access to functional language skills for non-Spanish-speaking medical, school, office secretaries and receptionists. The language component utilizes phonetic encoding to present the most important Spanish commands, questions, and phrases pertinent to secretarial and receptionist work. No prior knowledge of Spanish necessary.

 

Concert Band (038673)


Dates:                August 26 - December 09, 2015
Days:                 Wednesday

Times:                7:00pm - 10:10pm

Fee:                   $149.00

Class Limit:        10
Location:           Eureka Campus, CA 107
Instructor:          Brian Newkirk

The study and performance of nineteenth and twentieth-century concert band literature. Course addresses rehearsal techniques, development of sight-reading and public performance skills, and historical background of the concert band repertoire.

 

Jazz Orchestra (038674)


Dates:                August 25, 2015 - December 08, 2015
Days:                 Tuesdays

Times:                6:30pm – 9:40pm

Fee:                   $149.00

Class Limit:        10
Location:            Eureka Campus, CA 107
Instructor:           Bill Allison

An advanced-level performing ensemble that focuses on modern progressive jazz and jazz-rock fusion. Course addresses development of sight reading, public performance, and improvisation skills.


 

Fine Woodworking

Beginning and Intermediate Carving (038617)

Dates:               June 1 - June 5, 2015

Days:                Monday through Friday

Time:                8:30-5:30 (1 hr lunch break)

Fee:                  $525

Class Limit:       20
Location:         
College of the Redwoods Mendocino Coast, 440 Alger Street Fort Bragg, CA
Instructor:         Paul Reiber


Instruction in relief carving based on traditional styles and techniques will be geared for the use of beginning and intermediate carvers. Subjects of discussion and demonstration will include materials, styles of carving for furniture. Emphasis will be placed upon the development of designs. For beginning students, attention will be given to tool selection, sharpening and maintenance.
Paul Reiber was a member of the first class of the Fine Woodworking program, convened in the fall of 1981. He established his shop in our area upon graduation and has been fully engaged in his craft since.

 

Tool and Techniques (038618)

Date:                June 8 - June 26, 2015

Days:               Monday through Friday

Time:               8:30-5:30 (1 hr lunch break)

Fee:                 $1250

Class Limit:      20
Location:         College of the Redwoods Mendocino Coast, 440 Alger Street Fort Bragg, CA

Instructor:        Jim Budlong and Greg Smith

Our perennially favored class is a combination of this summer’s Plane Making and Techniques classes, offered at a cost less than both classes taken individually. Having the time to focus on fundamentals and learning to see the effects of working with care has benefited beginning and intermediate woodworkers. The three weeks provide the opportunity for students to survey the possibility of a pursuit in further studies.

 

Plane Making (038619)

Dates:               June 8 - June 12, 2015
Days:                Monday through Friday

Time:                8:30-5:30 (1 hr lunch break)

Fee:                  $575

Class Limit:       20
Location:          College of the Redwoods Mendocino Coast, 440 Alger Street Fort Bragg, CA

Instructor:         Jim Budlong

The Plane Making class begins with a day of gaining an appreciation of the meaning of the word “sharp”. Two Hock plane irons, 1 ½” and 1 ¾” are provided along with maple stock to make two planes. Students will have an opportunity to use their new tools to accurately join two boards and cleanly plane the resulting surface.

 

Techniques (038620)

Dates:               June 15 - June 26, 2015

Days:                Monday through Friday

Time:                8:30-5:30 (1 hr lunch break)

Fee:                  $725

Class Limit:       10/20
Location:         
College of the Redwoods Mendocino Coast, 440 Alger Street Fort Bragg, CA
Instructor:         Jim Budlong


The construction of any well-made piece of furniture depends upon an understanding of the very basics of woodworking. The techniques class is a condensed version of the exercises practiced in our 9-month program, and leaves no time to work on an actual project. First-time applicants have priority for this session.

 

Projects (038621)

Dates:               July 6 - July 31, 2015
Days:                Monday through Friday

Time:                8:30-5:30 (1 hr lunch break)

Cost:                $1250

Class Limit:       20
Location:         
College of the Redwoods Mendocino Coast, 440 Alger Street Fort Bragg, CA
Instructor:         Greg Smith

Student will be reaching the goal of completing a small, simple project during this session. This is an intermediate class; applicants who have not attended previously will be expected to have basic skills and a willingness to be open to adapting to new methods. A suitable project would include objects such as a wall cabinet, simple table, jewelry box or stool. There will be ongoing lectures and demonstrations on getting out stock, re-sawing, sawn veneers, basic and advanced joinery, glue-ups, fitting hardware and hanging doors.


 

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