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Personal Enrichment


Cake Decorating

Learn the art and techniques of decorating cakes, including preparation and application of icing, borders, flowers, and decorating techniques. For information  email hoyle.gail@gaston.edu  or call 704-922-2244 OR email hollars.beth@gaston.edu or call 704-922-6250.

Digital Photography: DSLR

Do you use a DSLR digital camera? These new digital cameras are more advanced than the point and shoot cameras that many of us are accustomed to. Come and learn techniques that will assist you in your photography goals - for fun or for a hobby. Lens use will be emphasized. Two of the classes will be on location with some landscape and portrait photography. Additionally, the course will include an introduction to PHOTOSHOP. For information email hoyle.gail@gaston.edu or call 704-922-2244 OR email hollars.beth@gaston.edu or call 704-922-6250.

Genealogy and Local History

Want to learn how to do basic research using pertinent records, Internet search opportunities, and other venues? This class will prepare you to do research, basic surveying and evaluating of different types of records, and assist with organizing your materials. You will participate in hands-on activities to prepare to do independent research. The class will be taught by Robert Carpenter, the author of Carpenters A Plenty and other related genealogical articles, briefs, and materials. He serves as an officer/board member on several historical and genealogical societies and commissions.  . For information  email hoyle.gail@gaston.edu  or call 704-922-2244 OR email hollars.beth@gaston.edu or call 704-922-6250.

Painting

Create beautiful paintings. Essential tools and basic ways to apply pigments, color, value, and design are covered. Various techniques are discussed and demonstrated.For information email hoyle.gail@gaston.edu or call 704-922-2244 OR email hollars.beth@gaston.edu or call 704-922-6250. 

Small Engine Repair

Don't you wish you could repair that weed-eater, law mower, or tiller by yourself rather than waiting on someone else to do it for you? Learn the basics of small engine repair in this hands-on class. For information  email hoyle.gail@gaston.edu  or call 704-922-2244 OR email hollars.beth@gaston.edu or call 704-922-6250.

Yoga

This course introduces the basic discipline of Yoga. Topics include proper breathing, relaxation techniques, and correct body positions. For information  email hoyle.gail@gaston.edu  or call 704-922-2244 OR email hollars.beth@gaston.edu or call 704-922-6250.

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