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CONTINUING EDUCATION MISSION We are committed to enriching lives by: • Offering lifelong learning opportunities • Serving community needs and interests • Expanding horizons through quality educational experiences

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July 19 - August 18, 2022 July 18, 6 p.m. Virtual Opening Reception Award Ceremony Visit our website for reception details and gallery hours.

Sewing: 10 Beginning Designed Apparel This year’s Art Show will be back in person at the North Seattle College Art Gallery. For more information visit:

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YOUR SATISFACTION IS OUR PRIORITY Continuing Education at North Seattle College is dedicated to the quality of our classes, services and instructors. If you are unsatisfied with your experience or were unable to attend a course for reasons beyond your control, please contact us. We’ll do our best to provide a solution that meets your individual needs. Either email us at conted@ or call us at 206.934.3705.


North Seattle College Continuing Education 206.934.3705 • • SUMMER 2022 Volume 16 • No. 3

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Welcome to Continuing Education! Celebrating Learning Since 1970 Summertime in the Pacific Northwest is truly spectacular. The days grow warmer, and the evening stars seem to sparkle their brightest. Friends and family gather for celebrations, cookouts and other events. This summer, unlike the last two summers, will bring even more students back to campus as our world starts to resume some normalcy. It’s the perfect time to dive into learning whether that means venturing outside, into a classroom or taking classes online. Join Continuing Education this summer and celebrate lifelong learning and community.

The instructor was positive and supportive, giving helpful feedback. I think the instructor made everyone, no matter their experience, feel comfortable. There were no “stupid” questions, no embarrassment. – Wendy Foster on Photography Basics: Techniques and Art

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TABLE OF CONTENTS Professional Cloud Computing Adult Family Home Audio Engineering Business Skills Small Business Work for Yourself Clock Hours & CEUs

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Arts Writing Visual Arts 3D Arts Photography Music

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Home Home Style Cooking Desserts

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Fitness Exercise Dance Movement

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Enrichment Crafts Entertainment Personal

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Language ESL French Japanese Sign Language Spanish

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Online/In-Person Information 14 Registration/Student Resources 15 NSC Information


Class Location Map


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PROFESSIONAL Orientation to Adult Family Home Administration Program DSHS instructors will provide an overview of the requirements that a prospective AFH licensee will need to meet in order to provide services and care to residents in a licensed home setting. The class will also detail the process each prospective provider will need to follow before applying for their AFH license. A short amount of time is allotted for questions and answers. Each attending student will receive a certificate after completing the class, valid for one calendar year after the date of attendance. Check-in at 8:30am; class starts at 9:00 am. No entry after 9:30 am. 11428 7/5/2022 - 7/5/2022 9:00AM - 4:00PM 1 ses Tu DSHS Instructor Online; Zoom $39 11429 8/2/2022 - 8/2/2022 9:00AM - 4:00PM 1 ses Tu DSHS Instructor Online; Zoom $39

Cloud Computing AWS Academy Cloud Foundations


Organizations of every type, size and industry are using the cloud for a wide variety of functions. This class is intended for students who seek an overall understanding of these cloud computing concepts. It provides a detailed overview of cloud concepts, Amazon Web Services (AWS) core services, security, architecture, pricing and support. This course is self-paced and online. The instructor is available to provide assistance through the end of the quarter. This Foundations class is required for further AWS study in any of the specialization classes (Developer, Solutions Architect, Operations) and prepares you for Amazon’s AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner exam ($50). Online study materials included with the course at no additional cost. Prerequisite: general IT technical and business knowledge, plus good internet access. The course is self-paced and online. Weekly Zoom meetings will be offered each Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. from June 28 to August 16. Course must be completed by August 19, 2022. 9773 6/28/2022 - 8/16/2022 6:30 - 8:00PM 8 ses Tu Bunge Online; Zoom $699


Adult Family Home Adult Family Home Administrator Course This 54-hour class outlines and prepares students for the Adult Family Home licensing and inspection process. It covers the roles and responsibilities of a licensed provider, business and operations procedures, staff management, resident rights and care issues and State and Federal laws governing Adult Family Homes. Taught by highly experienced providers/instructors. All training materials provided. Prerequisite: take English proficiency test to evaluate English or submit unofficial college transcript showing successful completion of college-level English. For additional information go to https:// Questions: email afh.north@ or call (206) 934-3619. 12391 6/20/2022 - 7/18/2022 9:00AM - 4:30PM 9 ses M, W VanHyning Online; Canvas and Zoom $699 11303 6/28/2022 - 8/16/2022 9:00AM - 4:30PM 8 ses Tu Spada Online; Canvas and Zoom $699

Audio Engineering Audio Engineering: Introduction to Recording Audio engineering is both a science and an art! Learn how to operate a recording studio with the goal of recording a band. We will cover microphones and micing techniques, studio signal flow, outboard gear, mixing boards and the creative choices that go into using them. This course takes place in a professional recording studio providing students with hands on experience. In-person sessions will meet at the Jack Straw Cultural Center, 4261 Roosevelt Way NE. 11536 6/28/2022 - 8/2/2022 6:30 - 8:30PM 6 ses Tu Dane Online; Zoom and Off Campus; Studio $225

Business Skills Grant-Writing Take the mystery out of grant writing in this content-rich course designed to dramatically improve your grant writing skills. You’ll learn how to research potential funders, analyze their requirements, and assemble the components of grant proposals essential to receiving funding. You’ll also gain the tools to write a compelling narrative, create a project budget, and provide accurate reporting so that funders say “yes” again and again. Instructor Virginia Lang has written, reviewed, and administered hundreds of successful grants over the past 35 years. 9277 7/7/2022 - 7/21/2022 9:00 - 11:00AM 3 ses Th Lang Online; Zoom $129

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PROFESSIONAL Marketing Workflow & Content Strategy Time is money whether you are a professional or a small businesses owner. In this eight-week class learn how to effectively streamline your marketing process. This is a handson class where you will collaborate with other professionals and small business owners. By the end of class, you will be able to generate quality content, create marketing and social media graphics with ease, create short marketing videos and have an effective workflow process, including a content plan and automated workflow process. Workbook is included in class fee. Familiarity with social media platforms required. Must have at least one social media account in place to participate in the automation portion of the class. To fully participate in this class, students will need: a computer or tablet with a camera, built in microphone and internet access. You will also need the ability to take photos and video. A smartphone is fine for both. This is a great class for marketing and content professionals looking to increase their skill set as well as small businesses looking to establish a marketing workflow and content strategy plan. A $12.99 technology fee will be paid directly to app provider. 9190 7/26/2022 - 8/18/2022 7:00 - 9:00PM 8 ses Tu, Th Sweeney Online; Zoom $450

Cómo Prepararse para Hablar en Público

Small Business Introduction to Social Media Are you an entrepreneur or small business owner with social media accounts but feel overwhelmed when it comes to using them? Or perhaps you are a marketing professional looking to add a new skill set. Navigating social media can seem mindboggling. We will focus primarily on Instagram and explore how your posts can be simultaneously leveraged with other platforms. We will discuss how to use social media in an effective, simplified manner to achieve your small business objectives. We will also touch on how to create consistency across your web and social media presence. This is a hands-on live Zoom class. Replays will be available for reviewing. A $20 materials fee is due to the instructor via PayPal. #seeyouthere 9184 7/5/2022 - 7/19/2022 7:00 - 9:00PM 3 ses Tu Sweeney Online; Zoom $99

Introduction to Voiceover Learn to use your speaking voice for commercials, films and videos. Discover a unique, outside-the-box way to succeed at a lucrative full- or part-time career. This is a business that you can handle on your own terms, on your own turf, in your own time and with very little overhead. In our ever-expanding online marketplace, new companies are looking for fresh voices like never before. This exciting and fun class could be the career game-changer you’ve been looking for. Lisa Foster has done numerous local and national spots, from website narratives and computer games to commercials for brands like Crest and Olay, and even comedy bits. 11419 6/28/2022 - 6/28/2022 6:00 - 8:00PM 1 ses Tu Foster CC Bldg; Room 3350 $49

Intro to Audiobook Narration and Production at Home Audiobooks are the fastest growing format in book publishing, and most audiobooks are recorded in home studios. Whether you are an actor that aspires to become a freelance narrator/ producer, or an author who wants to narrate your own audiobook, this class will cover everything you need to get started narrating, engineering, and producing audiobooks, as well as some great tips on finding paid work as an audiobook narrator. For this class, you will need a desktop or laptop computer with the ability to download audio recording/ editing software such as Audacity (free), as well as a separate tablet OR smartphone for reading your manuscript; a microphone; a quiet, non-echoey space; and the willingness to get down and dirty into the technical aspects of production. The course will involve both in-class participation and weekly homework assignments. 9202 7/14/2022 - 8/11/2022 7:00 - 9:00PM 5 ses Th Lee Online; Zoom $129

Clock Hours and CEUs Continuing Education Units CEU Fee Register for Continuing Education Units (CEUs) to verify the completion of a class. Pay this fee one time each quarter and earn CEUs for multiple classes. In order to issue a certificate awarding CEUs, we need attendance verification from the instructor through a signed CEU Reporting Form (provided upon registration). 13134 $15

Clock Hours Fee Teachers who would like to earn Clock Hours with the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction for their Continuing Education class can do so by registering for this Clock Hours Fee. Pay this fee one time each quarter and earn clock hours for multiple classes. In order to grant clock hours, we need attendance verification from the course instructor through a signed Clock Hours Reporting Form (provided upon registration) or Certificate of Completion for online courses. See more information and list of approved courses. Au pairs who need credits should sign up for the CEU fee, NOT the Clock Hours fee. 13137 $15


This is a Spanish language Public Speaking class. ¿Se pone muy nervioso al hablar en público?¿Ha sido invitado a dar una presentación, pero no tiene idea de cómo comenzar a prepararse? Entonces, este curso está diseñado para usted! Aprenda a mejorar sus técnicas de oratoria, a manejar el nerviosismo al hablar y a conectar en un nivel más profundo con su audiencia. En este curso los participantes aprenden a presentar con más confianza, reciben herramientas para mejorar su dicción, estructurar una presentación efectivamente y tienen la oportunidad de practicar y recibir retroalimentación sobre sus presentaciones. 12365 7/12/2022 - 7/26/2022 6:30 - 8:30PM 3 ses Tu Morel CC Bldg; Room 1254B $129

Work for Yourself


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ARTS LESLIE HALL Leslie Adkins-Hall is a wellreceived writing instructor at numerous locations around the Pacific Northwest. She has written eight novels, six of them mysteries. Her non-fiction has appeared in many local and national publications. She is a cofounder and facilitator of Write Night, a local weekly writers group.

Writing Beginning Fiction: Crash Course Improve the depth and flow of your storytelling in a class designed for new and developing creative writers. You will work step-bystep through a plan for a complete story including developing characters, mapping plot, writing dialogue and creating exciting beginnings and resolutions. Bring pen and paper and be prepared to write; you will have lots of exercises and opportunities for feedback. Don›t spend another day NOT writing—join us and bring your stories to life. 9155 6/28/2022 - 8/9/2022 6:30 - 8:30PM 6 ses Tu Hall Online; Zoom $149

Taking Your Drafts to the Next Level Whether you have taken a free-writing workshop, or have first drafts tucked away from other writing, this is your chance to dig in and edit some of those lingering first drafts. Editing techniques and tips will be provided at each workshop. Bring your edited versions of previous first drafts to read aloud to workshop participants, then listen to support feedback from others. We will then have the option to further polish the same writing, or to start editing another first draft for feedback. Beginning writers are welcome. Some publishing resources will be made available. No class on 7/14. 10679 6/30/2022 - 8/11/2022 6:30 - 8:00PM 6 ses Th Peizer Online; Zoom $99


Writing and Roaming in Seattle


Explore Seattle and improve your writing in this creative writing class for all levels. Students will draw inspiration from prominent North Seattle landmarks and neighborhoods—including the Fremont Troll, Green Lake, the Ballard Locks and others—during guided off-campus walks. Each walk will include information about the neighborhood or landmark, writing prompts and exercises and an opportunity for students to share their written work with their peers and instructor. Join us as we write and roam our way around the city. 7/6 class held on campus in room CC3452. No class on 8/3. 10670 7/6/2022 - 8/17/2022 6:00 - 8:00PM 6 ses W Challinor Off Campus; Arranged $185

Freelance Writing for Fun and Profit Make money, influence others and express yourself with freelance writing. Learn to write compelling stories for magazines, blogs and websites. This fun, hands-on class takes you step-by-step through the writing/publishing process, from getting ideas to cashing your checks. We’ll cover ideas, research, marketing, writing skills, building your platform and more. 9144 7/11/2022 - 7/25/2022 6:30 - 8:00PM 3 ses M Dubois Online; Canvas and Zoom $99

Write Your First Book This course will help both beginning authors and those who need a nudge with a book underway. Rather than focus on how to write a specific genre (memoir, non-fiction or fiction), the course will include: how to know a good book idea when you meet one, deciding how to tell your story, plotting an arc, the importance of re-writing, and weekly exercises to get you writing and keep writing. Also, insider information on both traditional publishing and self-publishing. 9203 7/14/2022 - 8/18/2022 6:30 - 8:30PM 6 ses Th Morris CC Bldg; Room 3345 $149

Easy Steps to Great Grammar Confused about grammar and punctuation? This fun, hands-on class will help you master the latest rules, avoid common errors and write with confidence. We’ll cover apostrophes, verb tense, word usage, subject/verb agreement, commas/semicolons, style guides, how to avoid the 10 most common grammar and punctuation mistakes and more. Class includes plenty of examples and exercises to help you practice your new skills. 9138 8/1/2022 - 8/15/2022 6:30 - 8:00PM 3 ses M Dubois Online; Canvas and Zoom $99

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ARTS Abstract Watercolors Combine the expressive, personal, object-free vision of abstraction with the smaller, particular, intimate beauty of watercolors. This class will focus on the elements of design, color and harmony, line and shape while creating an exciting and compelling painting that expresses a personal inner vision. Often alluding to nature or a state of mind, Abstract Watercolors will carry the painter to the beauty of feelings, spirit and imagination. See for supply list. 11432 6/30/2022 - 8/18/2022 10:00AM - 1:00PM 8 ses Th Paquette CC Bldg; Room 1254B $219

Abstract Oils with Cold Wax Medium

Visual Arts Landscape Drawing If you love exploring the natural world during the summer months, and would like to learn how to express what you see in the landscape through drawing, you may enjoy this class for students of all skill levels. We will make weekly outings into the immediate landscape of the North Seattle Campus and adjacent wetlands and garden areas, becoming familiar with a variety of materials and techniques to record what we observe. We will look at examples of landscape drawing throughout art history for inspiration as well as contemporary work that explores the potential to abstract from the landscape we perceive. This class involves walking short distances carrying materials, so dress accordingly, wear comfortable shoes and bring a backpack or bag. See www. for supply list. 12360 6/28/2022 - 8/16/2022 10:00AM - 12:00PM 8 ses Tu Norsworthy AS Bldg; Room 1532 $149

Charcoal Drawing Experience the freedom of charcoal in this introductory class. This class is designed for all levels as we explore reduction and additive techniques of charcoal drawing. Through observational drawing practices and tutorials, learn to push and pull light by examining tonal values and studies in scale and proportion to create illusions of grandeur. See for supply list. 9152 6/29/2022 - 8/17/2022 7:00 - 9:00PM 8 ses W Georger Online; Zoom $199

Discover a new creative medium when you combine the classic, rich surfaces of oil painting with the translucent depth and varied textures of cold wax. Utilizing a soft paste made with beeswax, this process is perfect for exploring the simple structures of abstraction, personal point of view and the beauty of color. See for supply list. 11433 7/1/2022 - 8/19/2022 10:00AM - 1:00PM 8 ses F Paquette CC Bldg; Room 1254B $219

Abstract Acrylics and Collage This course features a combination of two very beautiful and expressive media in fine art: abstract painting, with acrylics in this case, and collage (coming from the French word for glue). These two complementary processes produce dynamic results together—the abstract painting is emotional and free, celebrating pure design and the beauty of color, shape and line. And the collage adds edge and structure and maybe contrast through the cutting and pasting aspect. The acrylic paint is water-soluble and versatile, and sticks the whole thing together, easily creating various textures on the surface of the work at the same time. The process for the classes includes generating concepts for each project, group discussions, critiques and sharing information, demonstrations and about four projects, each taking two to three class sessions to complete. No homework unless you want to do it. See for supply list. 11434 7/2/2022 - 8/20/2022 10:00AM - 1:00PM 8 ses Sa Paquette CC Bldg; Room 1254B $219

Landscape Painting with Oils


Explore the world you see beyond four walls through the tradition of plein-air painting. Students will learn how to prepare canvas, panel and paper, and to set up and mix oil paint on site. Learn a variety of painting techniques and concepts to express what you observe in the landscape, including abstracting from what you see and working from memory. We will traverse the North Seattle College campus and adjacent Licton Springs, finding inspiration in the various sites. Anticipate some walking and carrying materials in a bag or backpack. See for supply list. 11431 6/30/2022 - 8/18/2022 10:00AM - 1:00PM 8 ses Th Norsworthy AS Bldg; Room 1532 $219


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ARTS The instructor was very good at pointing out areas that needed improvement in my work, it made me work harder and really improved my skills. – Nathalie on Figure Drawing

Figure Drawing Experience drawing the human figure with the guidance of a skilled artist who works and teaches in the traditional, timehonored way. Hone your drawing skills as you work from short poses to longer, more considered poses. Join a community of figure drawing artists to develop your ability to capture proportion, posture, structure and movement of the human form. Practice drawing male and female models and improve the connection between what you see and what you render. This class provides an open studio learning environment with plenty of critique and practice. Previous drawing experience is recommended. Price includes all model fees. See for supply list. 9901 7/8/2022 - 8/19/2022 6:00 - 8:30PM 7 ses F Chubotin AS Bldg; Room 1532 $225

Pens, Ink and Art Pen and ink are still some of the favorite tools of modern artists. However, the permanence of the ink can be intimidating. In this class, students will be introduced to basic steps and a variety of pen techniques. Learn about technical pens, brush pens, and ballpoint pens; and practice using dip pens. See www. for supply list. 11746 7/9/2022 - 7/23/2022 12:00 - 2:00PM 3 ses Sa Chubotin AS Bldg; Room 1530 $75

Figurative Collage: “All in the Family” Where do you keep your favorite family photos? On your phone, or in a box somewhere? Put those snapshots where you’ll actually see them: in a collage. In this class we’ll center your favorite images in handmade artwork. We’ll use specialty papers, learn about multiple layers—maybe even add a few 3D elements if you’re up to the challenge. All levels welcome. See www. for supply list. 11418 7/9/2022 - 7/23/2022 10:00AM - 1:00PM 3 ses Sa Myers Bulmash AS Bldg; Room 1532 $99


Fearless Painting in Watercolors: Artful Gardens


Inspire yourself this summer by painting the beauty of flowers and gardens using watercolors. This beginner to intermediate level class is designed as a fun opportunity to continue learning about painting with watercolors—the fearless way. You’ll study how to pick the perfect colors for painting flowers, learn to create colorful washes and design masterful garden landscapes, all while continuing to build your understanding of color and value. Artist and instructor Elise Beattie will help you to design a variety of beautiful paintings and help you be a fearless artist. See www. for supply list. 9151 7/20/2022 - 8/17/2022 10:00AM - 12:30PM 5 ses W Beattie Online; Zoom $179

3D Arts Beginning Ceramics Transform a lump of clay into a piece of art. Using basic wheelthrowing and hand-building methods, learn to create cups, bowls, boxes and more. Individualized instruction and demonstrations of the technical underpinnings will give you a strong foundation in the ceramic arts. This course is intended for beginner students new to ceramics. Students may repeat for up to four quarters; students with four or more quarters of any level of ceramics will not be permitted to join. Class size is limited and this class fills up quickly. Register online or by phone to confirm there is space in the class. Mailed registration is not recommended. See www. for supply list. 11527 6/28/2022 - 8/16/2022 6:00 - 9:00PM 8 ses Tu Georger AS Bldg; Room 1630 $265 11296 7/2/2022 - 8/20/2022 10:00AM - 1:00PM 8 ses Sa Lockhart AS Bldg; Room 1630 $265

Intermediate and Advanced Ceramics Take your exploration of ceramics to the next level and enhance your wheel-throwing and hand-building skills. Intermediate and advanced students will learn from each other and the instructor as you improve your technique with more challenging forms, participate in group critiques and learn more about the ceramics process like loading, firing and glaze varieties. Class will be structured around projects or themes that include weekly demos. Class size is limited and this class fills up quickly. Register online or by phone to confirm there is space in the class. Mailed registration is not recommended. See for supply list. 11300 7/1/2022 - 8/19/2022 6:00 - 9:00PM 8 ses F Georger AS Bldg; Room 1630 $265

Beginning Jewelry Fabrication Learn how to produce your own jewelry design. Beginners are encouraged, but more experienced metalsmiths are welcome too. We’ll practice basic metal fabrication and silver soldering techniques with non-ferrous metals and stones to create finished jewelry pieces. Students will need to purchase materials for this class. A list will be provided prior to class starting and discussed at the first class. See for supply list. 11426 6/29/2022 - 8/17/2022 6:00 - 9:00PM 8 ses W Graham AS Bldg; Room 1633 $265

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ARTS Intermediate and Advanced Jewelry Workshop Take your jewelry design skills to the next level. Do you have an idea for a complex project you’ve been wanting to tackle, but not sure where to start, or need to advance your skills to make it happen? Learn multi-step soldering, stone setting, forming and finishing techniques that will help make your elaborate jewelry design ideas a reality. See for supply list. 11423 6/28/2022 - 8/16/2022 6:30 - 9:30PM 8 ses Tu Foy AS Bldg; Room 1633 $265

Soldering Intensive Workshop This course is designed for metalsmiths who have completed at least one beginning jewelry class and understand the basics of soldering. It will focus on the foundations of soldering, covering the types of solder joins, as well as advanced techniques such as pick soldering, multiple solder joins, solder removal and more. See for supply list. 11501 7/7/2022 - 7/30/2022 2:00 - 6:00PM 4 ses Sa Scofield AS Bldg; Room 1633 $179

Photography Photography Nighttime Safari Discover the special challenges and opportunities of photographing at night and in low light. We will meet in different places in the city and on campus as we play with light, painting with it and blurring it, finding those special photos only possible with low light and long exposures. Each week, we will spend time reviewing your pictures, helping you see possibilities from your own work and learning from others to help you improve your composition. You can click with any camera, whether it’s your cell phone, DSLR or film camera, helping you use all the features on your camera. 11691 6/29/2022 - 7/20/2022 6:00 - 8:30PM 4 ses W Saber Off Campus; Arranged $149

Photography Basics: Techniques and Art

I really liked how at the end of each class we took time to individually share our photos and receive peer and professor feedback. – Spencer on Photography Basics: Techniques and Art

This intermediate color course in composition will explore design fundamentals that make for compelling imagery. See how shape, line, texture and depth (the constituents of form) can be used along with simplicity, balance, proportion and rhythm to creatively compose photographs. Tripod required. Class includes two Sunday morning field trips with the instructor (details given in class). Instructor’s work has appeared in National Geographic publications. See for textbook information. 9441 7/9/2022 - 7/30/2022 9:00 - 11:00AM 4 ses Sa Stahl Online; Zoom $149

Camera Basics: What’s That Button For? Discover how to get out of your DSLR camera’s auto mode and into using your camera to its fullest potential. Learn how to use the manual controls on your digital camera to take phenomenal photos. This course is great for beginners who are looking to take their photography to the next level. Bring your digital camera. 9156 7/14/2022 - 8/18/2022 6:00 - 9:00PM 6 ses Th Saber Online; Zoom $255

Music Beginning Guitar 1 Pick up the guitar and play. Learn chords, strum patterns, tablature and notes while learning songs. Pick up some basic theory. Have fun while learning the fundamentals that make guitar playing rewarding in this comfortable class environment. Bring your acoustic guitar and required books to class. See www. for textbook information. No class on 7/26. 10884 6/28/2022 - 8/16/2022 7:00 - 9:00PM 7 ses Tu Kohl HS Bldg; Room 2536A $159

Jazz Piano Pro Essentials Jazz Piano Pro Essentials is a twelve-hour online course that teaches you the essential techniques necessary to perform jazz music on the piano. Students will work in a self-paced format. Login at any time to do your lessons. Register anytime between 6/27 and 8/19. 11533 6/27/2022 - 8/19/2022 Self-paced Willrich Online; Other $250


Do you use your digital DSLR or digital mirrorless camera on automatic but want to learn more? This introductory class will cover the basics of camera operation: f-stops, shutter speeds, iso, white balance, lenses, exposure metering, filters, flash and more. Bring your digital DSLR or digital mirrorless camera that can be put fully on manual to class (no point and shoot or bridge cameras; contact instructor if unsure). A tripod is recommended. Class includes two Sunday afternoon field trips with instructor (details given in class). Instructor’s work has appeared in National Geographic publications. See for textbook information. 9276 7/6/2022 - 7/27/2022 7:00 - 9:00PM 4 ses W Stahl Online; Zoom $149

Intermediate Photography: The Photographer’s Eye


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HOME Cooking Cool Treats and Eats Looking for ways to cook with minimal heat this summer? Join Chef Michele and learn how to make refreshing dishes inspired by summer’s bounty sure to entice even the pickiest eater. She will also show you how to create a delicious, no bake, frozen dessert. Class will focus on a combination of fresh ingredients and store-bought items to assemble a main dish and a dessert dish. She will also show you how to reassemble your ingredients into other dishes, allowing you to stretch your ingredients over several meals. Come beat the heat with these dishes. 10636 8/13/2022 - 8/13/2022 2:00 - 5:00PM 1 ses Sa Sweeney Online; Zoom $59

Home Style Basic Hands-On Home Repair and Maintenance

The Art of Cakes

Through hands-on techniques and classroom demonstrations, learn a variety of home improvement and maintenance skills. Gain confidence as you learn about tools, how to work with electrical outlets, switches and lighting; plumbing, faucets and wall repair. Get an overview of door and window installation, home security, insulation, weatherization; and remodeling. You will leave feeling confident in performing your own home repairs. No textbooks are needed but a general home repair book (Readers Digest, Black & Decker, etc.) might enhance class demos. A $60 materials fee is due to the instructor on first day of class. 11425 7/14/2022 - 7/28/2022 6:00 - 9:00PM 3 ses Th Marx IB Bldg; Room 1307 $135

Do you want to make one-of-a-kind creations for family and friends? Cakes could be your next great passion. Join awardwinning Sugar Artist and Food Network Competitor, Michele Sweeney, for a fun-filled class on the basics of cake making from start to finish. In this hands-on beginner class, you will learn to bake the perfect cake, make different types of butter cream, receive step-by-step guidance in piping techniques and experience the excitement of making your cake a work of art. Discover how easy it is to create the perfect dessert for any occasion in a collaborative and supportive environment. This is a six-week course with one baking class held via Zoom, the rest inperson. A $65 materials fee is due to the instructor on first day of class. Please bring a sack lunch. 11420 7/10/2022 - 8/14/2022 11:00AM - 3:00PM 6 ses Su Sweeney ED Bldg; Room 2843A $359

Basic Carpentry and Woodworking


Do you have power tools and want to learn to use them safely and effectively? Learn the basics of joinery, jigs, materials, methods and project design. After selecting your materials, you’ll apply everything you’ve learned to safely use hand and power tools in the construction and assemblage of your own toolbox, sewing box, garden box, etc. This class will show you that you don’t need a woodshop for tackling your next project. A $60 materials fee is due to the instructor on first day of class and includes use of all tools, materials and lumber for your first project. Emailed directions will be provided a few days before the first class. 11424 7/16/2022 - 7/17/2022 9:00AM - 2:00PM 2 ses Sa, Su Marx CC Bldg; Room 1161 $175



Logical presentation of steps needed to create and finish our first project. Was detailed so we didn’t have to guess or try to interpret steps. Non-judgmental acceptance of mistakes as part of the learning process and taught problem-solving skills. – Dena on Basic Carpentry and Woodworking

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FITNESS The instructor is energetic and enthusiastic. I love that she can adjust any exercise for any skill level. – Becky on Strength and Conditioning

Exercise Strength and Conditioning Get fit and have a blast. Interval training blends strength and cardiovascular circuits using body weight, dumbbells and a variety of equipment. This 90-minute class provides full-body conditioning and will target strength, balance, cardio and flexibility. Each workout is loaded with functional exercises designed to give you the ultimate challenge. All levels welcome. Grab a water bottle, a towel and be ready to get strong. 10718 6/28/2022 - 8/16/2022 6:00 - 7:30PM 8 ses Tu Brenith WC Bldg; Room 0827D $125

Dance Beginning Ballet for Adults Join a welcoming, moderately-paced course for students with or without previous dance experience. We’ll begin with basic movements at the barre to develop a fundamental understanding of ballet technique, then practice simple exercises across the floor. This class will help students tap into their own creative intelligence while moving, sweating and having fun. Wear comfortable clothing that allows for full range of movement. Ballet shoes are optional (they cost about $25) or students can wear socks. 10225 6/29/2022 - 8/17/2022 6:30 - 7:45PM 8 ses W Wilson WC Bldg; Room 0827D $99

Ballroom and Latin Dance

East Coast Swing Dance to the upbeat rhythms of East Coast Swing—a fun, versatile dance danced to a variety of music, from big band to rock’n’roll to country and all else in between. This class is perfect for the beginner and those wishing to brush up on technique and learn a few new moves. Class price is for two people as we won’t be changing partners; only one person in the pair is required to register and pay for the class. Both must be vaccinated to participate. 10723 6/30/2022 - 8/18/2022 7:35 - 8:35PM 8 ses Th Boarman WC Bldg; Room 0827D $199

Sustaining Vitality: Qigong Increase vitality, give your immune system a boost and feel more energetic. Qigong is based on the principle of balancing your body’s natural energy (Qi) through meditation, breathing and movement exercises that are easy to learn and put into practice. This class focuses on three types of Qigong: meditative relaxation, movement exercises and healing sounds. Come join us in this fun informative class. 10786 6/27/2022 - 8/19/2022 10:00 - 10:55AM 8 ses Th Sharp WC Bldg; Room 0829F $79

Tai Chi Ruler: Simple Exercises for Health and Longevity Tai Chi Ruler (Chih) is a form of Taoist Yoga (Dao-yin) that features 12 easy-to-learn exercises that are practiced with (or without) a Chih, a special wooden dowel that is held between the palms to help guide the circulation of vital energy (Qi). Easier to learn than Tai Chi with all the same great health benefits, Tai Chi Chih is a complete low-impact aerobic system that relieves stress, improves respiration, increases circulation and enhances neuromuscular coordination. 10801 6/27/2022 - 8/19/2022 10:00 - 10:55AM 8 ses Tu Sharp WC Bldg; Room 0829F $79

Beginning Tai Chi: Grasping the Sparrow’s Tail Learn one of the best forms of low-impact exercise for health and longevity. Increase flexibility and strength by learning this slow flowing movement meditation. Experience deeper self-awareness, improved balance and mental concentration, as well as increased physical energy. Tai Chi is beneficial for all. All students of Beginning Tai Chi are required to complete Section One of the solo form, before advancing to the Continuing class. 10875 7/9/2022 - 8/20/2022 9:10 - 10:40AM 7 ses Sa Sharp WC Bldg; Room 0827D $109

Continuing Tai Chi: Grasping the Sparrow’s Tail 2 Our focus is to complete and refine the long form, which consists of four sections containing about 45 postures each. Partner drills and beginning pushing hands enhance each student’s comprehension of the subtle and profound nature of Tai Chi Chuan. For students who have completed Beginning Tai Chi and wish to learn more. 10877 7/9/2022 - 8/20/2022 10:45AM - 12:15PM 7 ses Sa Sharp WC Bldg; Room 0827D $109


This course will concentrate on two dances: The classic slow waltz, which offers a great foundation in partner dancing; and the fiery salsa, a lively club dance. Although different dances, they share some similar steps. This class is perfect for both the beginner and those wishing to brush up on technique and footwork. Class price is for two people as we won’t be changing partners; only one person in the pair is required to register and pay for the class. Both must be vaccinated to participate. 10713 6/30/2022 - 8/18/2022 6:30 - 7:30PM 8 ses Th Boarman WC Bldg; Room 0827D $199



SUMMER 2022 North Seattle College Continuing Education

ENRICHMENT Crafts Beginning Sewing No more struggling through sewing projects; learn to sew the fun and easy way. Practice pattern reading, choosing the right fabrics and laying out fabric to create a finished piece you can be proud of. Whether you want to redecorate your home, make crafts or clothes, we’ll get you stitching in the right direction. You will sew two to three projects in class with all fabric and patterns provided. Bring a sewing machine in good working order, power cord, foot control, bobbins, operator’s manual (if available), sharp scissors, tape measure and straight pins. Material Fee of $30 is due to the instructor at the first session. See for complete Sewing Supply List. 11421 6/30/2022 - 8/18/2022 6:30 - 9:00PM 8 ses Th Johnson CC Bldg; Room 1254B $205

Beginning Sewing II: Designed Apparel


Want to sew more? Using a commercial sewing pattern, you will learn to create a professional-looking garment from start to finish, using more design elements of collars, sleeves, adding buttonholes, seam finishes and much more. For inspiration, feel free to bring a few photos of designs you’ve been dying to sew; we’ll use applications and techniques employed in the readyto-wear garment industry to make your garment come alive. Previous sewing experience and sewing machine knowledge/operation is required. Bring your sewing machine in good working order, power cord, foot control, bobbins, operator’s manual (if available), sharp scissors, tape measure and straight pins. Material fee of $30 is due to the instructor at the first session. Fabric and trims will be provided, please see for the complete Sewing Supply List and recommended patterns to purchase. 11422 7/9/2022 - 7/30/2022 9:00AM - 2:00PM 4 ses Sa Johnson CC Bldg; Room 1254A $205


Entertainment Flying Saucer Cinema This is a classic science fiction film appreciation class highlighting beloved films that cry out for viewing in a group setting the way they were first presented to the world. Each week will bring something new, films ranging from ‘Golden Age’ sci-fi of the 1950s and 60s to the dystopian science fiction of the 1970s and occasional forays beyond. Co-hosts Eric Cohen and Mark Daniels will be your guides and provide you with film information, trivia and lively post-screening discussions every week. We kick off this quarter with Ib Melchior’s timeless classic Angry Red Planet, an imaginative take on how the first mission to Mars could play out. Next up is It! The Terror from Beyond Space. (You’ll have to sign up to learn what ‘it’ is.) After that we will explore one of the first computer-run-amok films, Colossus: The Forbin Project. (Move over, Skynet.) We wrap up the quarter with Steve McQueen (yes, you read that correctly—it was his breakout leading role) in an unforgettable classic, The Blob, about an iconic alien life form that consumes everything in its path. Whether you are a seasoned science fiction film buff or simply want to put your head in a different place for a couple of hours every week, this will be an engaging, fun adventure of a class you won’t want to miss. 10594 7/6/2022 - 7/27/2022 7:00 - 9:00PM 4 ses W Cohen/Daniels CC Bldg; Room 3457 $79

Personal Introduction to Yoga Philosophy There is much more to yoga than the physical poses. The eight philosophical limbs of yoga, or the eightfold path, offers opportunities to develop resilience, concentration and felicity. We will explore these eight limbs as explained in The Yoga Sutras of Sage Patanjali in the second chapter on practice written approximately 1,500 years ago. We will view them through the lens of yoga postures and The Tree of Yoga written by BKS Iyengar while journaling and learning simple relaxation techniques to quiet the mind. This course is open to all. Handouts will be provided. You will walk away with a solid understanding of the eight limbs of yoga and of the Sage Patanjali. Class will meet outdoors, weather permitting. 11427 6/30/2022 - 8/18/2022 9:00 - 10:15AM 8 ses Th Bernstein ED Bldg; Room 2843A $119

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ENRICHMENT Rejuvenate Your Retirement In this comprehensive course, several key issues will be addressed that retirees or pre-retirees face today. Discover new ways to stay mentally, physically and socially active. Learn about important financial topics like reducing taxes, assessing investment risk, planning for health care needs and planning your estate. Whether your goal is to become more active, give your life a new sense of purpose or make more informed financial decisions, this course will have something for every retiree or those considering retirement. 12358 7/6/2022 - 7/13/2022 1:00 - 3:00PM 2 ses W Briggs Online; Zoom $39 12357 7/9/2022 - 7/16/2022 9:30 - 11:30AM 2 ses Sa Briggs Online; Zoom $39

Therapeutic Massage for Couples

Mindfulness Meditation for Stressful Situations

Designed for partners looking to aid themselves and their intimates with basic massage techniques to relieve stress, improve physical comfort and foster intimacy. Gain experience in proper body mechanics for injury prevention. Taught by a licensed massage therapist, you will explore traditional Swedish massage techniques to care for another person through touch, including the three basic approaches: Effleurage, Petrissage and Tapotement. Bring a yoga mat, three pillows and wear comfortable, loose-fitting clothing. You should bring a small bottle of oil, such as coconut oil, or lotion. Massage will be done fully clothed. Learn by observing instructor demonstrations and Q&A followed by practice time. You will receive printed reference material. Please note: Class price is for two people; only one person in the pair is required to register and pay for the class. 10719 7/11/2022 - 7/25/2022 6:00 - 7:30PM 3 ses M Brenith HS Bldg; Room 2536A $175

Mindfulness Meditation for Stressful Situations description change: Mindful walking and sitting in nature, known as “forest bathing,” is part of this in-person class. Participants will discover that freedom from anxiety and trauma evolves from incorporating small moments of stillness into your everyday life. Join a supportive community to enjoy practices that increase energy and joy like mindful breathing, movement, nature connection and doodling that engage your senses and help overcome trauma. Try out self-compassion practices that allow you to step out of negative thoughts and bring deep care to yourself and others. Based on the classic Kabat-Zinn Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) course, instructor Andrea D’Asaro offers a streamlined course for people in high-stress jobs such as nurses, doctors, parents and teachers, or for anyone who needs moments of calm in their daily lives. 10089 8/6/2022 - 8/6/2022 10:00AM - 12:30PM 1 ses Sa D’Asaro HS Bldg; Room 2536A $29

Welcome to Medicare

Well, presented with lots of very useful handouts. The instructor made confusing information very understandable.


Need help understanding Medicare? This workshop is for current and new beneficiaries, those who will soon be eligible and anyone who wants to learn more about Medicare health coverage. Various plan options, prescription drug coverage, supplements and ways to get help paying for Medicare will be discussed. This class is taught by a trained SHIBA advisor (Statewide Health Insurance Benefits Advisors). The SHIBA program provides free, unbiased and confidential assistance with health care choices. Au pairs may not take this workshop for hours unless given permission; contact the Continuing Education Director at 10390 8/13/2022 - 8/13/2022 9:30 - 11:30AM 1 ses Sa SHIBA Instructor Online; Zoom Free

– Kathryn on Welcome to Medicare


SUMMER 2022 North Seattle College Continuing Education

LANGUAGE ESL: A Cultural Exploration of Seattle Improve your English while exploring the sights of Seattle. The lessons and excursions will introduce students to Seattle’s culturally and ethnically diverse communities. This ESL workshop will take students throughout the city­from Daybreak Star Center at Discovery Park to the International District, Beacon Hill and Ballard. Expenses for museum entrances $5-10 will be paid directly by student plus lunch and snacks $10 each day. Cultural Explorations is an intensive 12-hour English Conversation class that runs over three consecutive days starting online on Zoom Thursday evening from 7:00 - 9:00pm. In-person field trips will be on Friday and Saturday. Friday class is from 10:00am - 2:00pm and Saturday is from 10:00am - 4:00pm. Students will need to plan to meet at each of the field trip locations; details will be given on Thursday. Come and join other students, practice your everyday English and learn about Seattle’s cultural diversity. The teacher has lived in Seattle for over 35 years and has taught and taken student groups on trips around Seattle, Latin America and across the United States. 10608 8/4/2022 - 8/6/2022 Varies 3 ses Th, F, Sa O’Connor Online; Zoom and Off Campus; Arranged $109


ESL Everyday English Conversation

Continuing French: Esprit critique

Join a friendly and relaxed atmosphere where you’ll have the opportunity to practice casual English and learn more about life in this culture. This is the perfect class for students who can comfortably read, write and speak English as their second language but want to build confidence and experience using it. In addition, you’ll learn things not found in books like American idioms and slang. No class on 7/4. 11304 6/27/2022 - 8/17/2022 7:30 - 9:00PM 16 ses M, W O’Connor CC Bldg; Room 3352 $225

For French learners eager to expand their speaking skills and reinforce their language usage and terminology. Each session will hinge on a language lesson and topical exploration. The language lesson will consist of a verb tense review or the use of comparisons, while the topical exploration will include expressing a preference or an opinion of a subject and supporting it. We’ll entertain topics of interest suggested by class members and instructor alike. Group participation will play an important role in how we learn together. Prerequisites: French I, French I: Encore!, French for Beginners I or equivalent. See for textbook information. 9157 7/9/2022 - 8/20/2022 10:00AM - 12:00PM 7 ses Sa Morehead Online; Zoom $149


Intermediate ESL Workshop: Speaking and Listening


This course is designed to help non-native speakers improve their oral communication skills, accent and pronunciation. We will review and practice various grammatical forms and develop conversation skills for use in everyday communication. Class sessions will consist of listening or watching video clips, class discussion, games and role play. Learn new vocabulary in context, work on pronunciation and deepen your knowledge of North American grammar. 9158 6/28/2022 - 8/18/2022 7:00 - 9:00PM 16 ses Tu, Th Markova Online; Zoom $299

I really enjoyed the atmosphere. We share our opinions about different subjects, and we watch videos. We role played which I liked the most. – Heidy on Intermediate ESL Workshop: Speaking and Listening

LOUISE MOREHEAD Using her potential earned through studies and work in anthropology, music, teaching, raising a family, interpretation, human relations and counseling in France and in the United States, Louise is combining her diverse living and learning experiences to create her Experience Language Project based on ... you! Bring your curiosity and your willingness to share it within the class, and discover your potential for moving into the Creative Language Experience.

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LANGUAGE Spanish Spanish for Fun and Travel – Level 1 Learn the basics of Spanish in a practical and enjoyable way with an experienced, fluent instructor. Practice common, useful phrases and vocabulary as you dive into the language with basic conversations. Develop your beginning Spanish speaking ability with basic grammar, verb conjugation and pronunciation. The class is a perfect introduction or a refresher for those planning a trip to a Spanish-speaking region. See for textbook information. 9153 6/28/2022 - 8/16/2022 6:30 - 8:30PM 8 ses Tu Miranda Online; Zoom $169

Spanish for Fun and Travel – Level 2 A continuation of Spanish for Fun and Travel - Level 1. Practice common, useful phrases and vocabulary as you dive into the language with basic conversations. Develop your beginning Spanish speaking ability with basic grammar, verb conjugation and pronunciation. See for textbook information. 9154 6/29/2022 - 8/17/2022 6:30 - 8:30PM 8 ses W Miranda Online; Zoom $169

Japanese Conversational Japanese I This conversational class is for beginners with little or no Japanese background and for those who want to brush up on Japanese speaking skills. Covers useful phrases, pronunciation, vocabulary, some numbers, the ko-so-a-do words and grammar. Students also experience Japan’s unique culture and customs through class activities. A $15 textbook fee will be collected by the instructor. 9275 6/30/2022 - 8/18/2022 7:00 - 9:00PM 8 ses Th Nakamura-Lambert Online; Zoom $169

Sign Language Basic Sign Language

Sign Language – Level 2 This class is a continuation of Basic Sign Language. You will be exposed to increased development of communication strategies with emphasis on expanding vocabulary and grammatical understanding. 10746 6/30/2022 - 8/18/2022 6:30 - 8:30PM 8 ses Th Jordan CC Bldg; Room 3452 $169

A continuation of Spanish for Fun and Travel - Level 2. Learn vocabulary through activities, stories, interviews and reading. Grammar structures will be introduced and some homework will be assigned. Great for those who already converse in Spanish but want to increase fluency. See for textbook information. 11692 6/30/2022 - 8/18/2022 6:30 - 8:30PM 8 ses Th Miranda Online; Zoom $169

Spanish Conversation for All Intermediate Levels If you want to review some of the topics we have covered in our intermediate conversation series (levels 1 to 3) or if you have over 80 hours of Spanish instruction and want to enhance your skills, this class is for you. Participate in discussions about culture, history and current events in Latin America. We will review the present subjunctive, pretérito and imperfecto (past) and other tenses. No material needed, instructor will provide handout. No class on 8/10. 10657 8/3/2022 - 8/31/2022 6:00 - 7:30PM 4 ses W Ramón CC Bldg; Room 1254B $85


Open the doors of communication and explore basic conversational sign language. You will quickly learn finger spelling, develop a basic vocabulary and grasp the general concepts and structure of sign language communication. Consistently top-rated instructor will help you gain a solid ASL foundation in a fun and welcoming environment. 10743 6/28/2022 - 8/16/2022 6:30 - 8:30PM 8 ses Tu Jordan CC Bldg; Room 3452 $169

Spanish for Fun and Travel – Level 3


SUMMER 2022 North Seattle College Continuing Education

ONLINE/IN-PERSON INFO Log In to Canvas Visit

A Cultural Exploration of Seattle . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12

• You will need to activate your ctcLink ID and create a password before you can log in to Canvas. See online-learning-tips for step-by-step directions for activating your ctcLink account.

Abstract Acrylics and Collage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5

• You will enter your ctcLink ID and password to log in to Canvas.

Basic Hands-On Home Repair and Maintenance . . . . . . . . . . . 8

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Beginning Ballet for Adults . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9

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In-Person Classes Abstract Oils with Cold Wax Medium . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 Abstract Watercolors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 Ballroom and Latin Dance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 Basic Carpentry and Woodworking . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 Basic Sign Language . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 Beginning Ceramics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Beginning Guitar 1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 Beginning Jewelry Fabrication . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Beginning Sewing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 Beginning Sewing II: Designed Apparel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 Beginning Tai Chi: Grasping the Sparrow’s Tail . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 Cómo Prepararse para Hablar en Público . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Continuing Tai Chi: Grasping the Sparrow’s Tail 2 . . . . . . . . . . . 9 East Coast Swing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9

You will receive a confirmation email for your class with a link to a scheduled Zoom meeting from If you don’t see it, check your junk/spam folder.

Everyday English Conversation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12

When you come to the meeting/classroom, you may be in a waiting room. No one can see or hear you. Please try to arrive at least five minutes before the class start time. When you join the meeting your camera (video) and audio will be muted.

Intermediate and Advanced Ceramics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6

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Landscape Painting with Oils . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5

Figurative Collage: “All in the Family” . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Figure Drawing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Flying Saucer Cinema . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 Intermediate and Advanced Jewelry Workshop . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 Introduction to Voiceover . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Introduction to Yoga Philosophy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 Landscape Drawing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 Mindfulness Meditation for Stressful Situations . . . . . . . . . . 11 Pens, Ink and Art . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Photography Nighttime Safari . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 Sign Language - Level 2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13

North Seattle College has chosen to be a fully vaccinated campus per Governor Inslee’s higher education proclamation. Any students taking inperson classes will need to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. CE students will be required to report their vaccination status or claim an exemption in order to enroll in in-person classes.

Soldering Intensive Workshop . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 Spanish Conversation for All Intermediate Levels . . . . . . . . . . 13 Strength and Conditioning . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 Sustaining Vitality: Qigong . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 Tai Chi Ruler: Simple Exercises for Health and Longevity . . . . . 9 The Art of Cakes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 Therapeutic Massage for Couples . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 Write Your First Book . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 Writing and Roaming in Seattle . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4



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