INA, Ill. (Aug. 19, 2013) – Anyone looking to pick up an interesting and unique hobby should look no further than these workshops through the Community and Corporate Education Division at Rend Lake College.
New this year are workshops in dinner etiquette, horse whispering, iPhone fundamentals and martial arts.
For those interested in learning which spoon to use, or how to pass food around a dinner table properly, Etiquette Dinner is the workshop to take. Taught by Ruth Ann Opp, this class goes over everything from proper introductions to table manners. The cost of the workshop is $18 and will be held from 6-8 p.m. Nov. 15 at the RLC Murphy-Wall Pinckneyville Campus, Room 101.
Those who prefer learning away from the classroom can take the Horse Whispering workshop to learn to interact with horses. Whether it is communication, riding or handling, this class covers it all. Taught by Stephanie Cirasa, EAGALA (Equine Assisted Growth and Learning Association) Certified Equine Specialist, this class meets from 9 a.m. until noon Oct. 19 at Knight’s Prairie Arena in McLeansboro. The cost is $65.
Get caught up on all the tips and tricks that your smartphone can do with an iPhone Fundamentals workshop taught by technology enthusiast Craig Williams. The course will go over a number of features, from taking photographs to tracking bike rides, in a two-hour session. The workshop costs $10 and will be held from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Oct. 7 at the RLC Murphy-Wall Pinckneyville Campus, Room 102.
Do your goals include defending yourself and getting physically fit? Get ready to check them off your list with a Martial Arts workshop. Instructor Gary Douglass will teach techniques from Kenpo Karate and Jiu Jitsu during the workshops, which cost between $60 and $80. All workshops are held on Friday nights starting Oct. 4 through Nov. 22 at the Sports Center at the Ina campus. Children ages 6-11 meet from 4-5:30 p.m., teens ages 12-17 meet from 5:30-7:30 p.m. and adults ages 18 and older meet from 7:30-9:30 p.m.
Other unique workshops are also being offered through the Community and Corporate Education Division, such as Ballroom Dancing, Blacksmith Basics, Chair Weaving, Fun Hair Braids, Hunter Safety and Taxidermy. To register for these or any other workshops, contact Community and Corporate Education at 618-437-5321, Ext. 1267, or visit online at www.rlc.edu/com-ed.