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IVCC to Offer Holiday Classes

By Illinois Valley Community College | Nov 27, 2012

            Illinois Valley Community College’s Office of Continuing Education will offer Creating a Winter Container Arrangement (HLR-5218-642) from 9 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 1 in Ottawa Center’s Room 101.    

            Participants will learn how to create show-stopping outdoor winter container arrangements for their home. Use of greenery and other natural plant materials will be highlighted.

            Students interested in creating their own outdoor container to bring home after class should bring an outdoor container to class. A material fee is payable to the instructor at class and will be based on supplies used in each students container. Prices will vary based on materials selected.  Cost of the course is $29.

            A German Christmas (HLR-3922-312) will be offered from 6 to 9 p.m. Monday, Dec. 3 on East campus in building 11 Room 100.

            Chef Tim Freed will give students a look at traditions, food and the history of Christmas in Germany. Samples of Germany’s traditional Christmas foods will be available. A $20 material fee is payable to the instructor at class and the cost of the class is $29.

            Holiday Mixed Media Charm Bracelet (HLR-2756-312) will be offered from 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 4 in Room B 216.

            Participants will create a holiday bracelet with charms using decorative papers, metal pendants and additional embellishments. Students will use basic stringing techniques for this bracelet so previous jewelry making experience is a plus but not required.

            Students should bring jewelry-making tools including wire cutters and needle or round nose pliers to class. A $15 material fee will be payable to the instructor at class.  Cost of the course is $25.

            For information on any of these holiday classes, call (815) 224-0427 or to register, call (815) 224-0447.