Featured Continuing Education Classes

Explore what's new in Continuing Education this fall!


Hands-on Cooking Classes

Get ready for upcoming celebrations with these seasonally-themed cooking classes! Find full details in our schedule of classes, starting on page 12.

Thanksgiving Basics for Beginners — Nov. 5
Thanksgiving Gourmet — Nov. 12
Bread and Biscotti — Dec. 10
Holiday Cookies — Dec. 14


Learn the basics: cast-on, knit, purl, bind-off, simple shaping and how to read basic patterns. Bring one skein of solid, light-colored #4 medium-weight yarn and size U.S. 8-5mm 10" straight needle to first class.
Thursday, Oct. 21 to Dec. 1, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.
LEISR-0045-004, $119
Berg Instruction Center (BIC), Room 2641

Sewing Basics II
Build on basic skills and acquire advanced sewing techniques. Focus on simple pattern adjustments, different types of fabrics, zipper insertion and other details that may include collars, sleeves and waistbands. Construct a garment in class. Sewing machines are available for in-class use. A supply list is mailed prior to class.

Tuesday, Oct. 25 to Dec. 6, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.
LEISR-0045-002, $199
Student Resource Center (SRC), Room 1118

Personal Finance

Retirement Strategies for Challenging Times
Discuss how to build a portfolio and explore important topics such as low interest rates, stock market volatility, stagnant or falling real estate prices, the potential for higher taxes, the fear of runaway inflation and the skyrocketing cost of healthcare.

Thursday, Oct. 20, 7 to 9 p.m.
PROED-0021-012, $45
On campus in Glen Ellyn

Top 10 IRA Mistakes
Discover the top 10 mistakes related to Individual Retirement Accounts and learn how to avoid them. Discussion includes information about conversion
and beneficiary designation, as well as strategies
to maximize value and minimize taxes.

Thursday, Nov. 3, 7 to 9 p.m.
PROED-0021-013, $45
On campus in Glen Ellyn

Lifelong Learning

How the Universe Works
Explore our improving understanding of how the universe works from ancient times through to the modern day. Review the many ideas and theories behind our incredible universe, including the changes in our views through the centuries due to the scientific method and the theory of relativity.

Friday, Oct. 14 and 21; Nov. 11 and 18
7-9 p.m. (no class Oct. 28 and Nov. 4)
LEISR-0053-001, $139; Lifelong Learner $99
On campus in Glen Ellyn


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For full course details, please call (630) 942-2208.