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Sandburg to Host 30th Annual KCAHCE Class Day Feb. 23

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Jan. 4, 2013
GALESBURG—Carl Sandburg College will host the 30th annual Knox County Association for Home and Community Education (KCAHCE) Class Day from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Feb. 23 on the Main Campus in Galesburg, 2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd.


Class Day allows participants to attend up to five classes in eight categories for $25, which includes lunch. There will be 55 classes offered, covering topics such as arts and crafts; technology; recreation/gardening; home and personal; history; health; food; and international studies.


Teachers can earn up to five Continuing Professional Development Unit (CPDU) credits by attending, and scholarships are available for Knox County 4-H members. Pre-registration is not required, but it is suggested to guarantee placement in preferred classes. Registration forms and program booklets are available at area township libraries, Carl Sandburg College, Galesburg Area Convention and Visitors Bureau, Galesburg Public Library, Knox County Agri-Center, Knox County Farm Bureau, University of Illinois Extension in Galesburg and the Warren County Public Library.


Class Day is co-sponsored by Carl Sandburg College and the KCAHCE with advisory assistance from the University of Illinois Extension for Knox County. For more information contact Joyce Hagerty, KCAHCE committee member, at 309.483.6169 or


9 a.m. Classes
Chair Yoga
What’s Collectible?
CPR for Dummies
Galesburg History in Photos and Motion: A Trip Back in Time
Pondering Backyard Ponds?
A Trip Down Under
Design Your Own Fused Glass Pendant
An Introduction to Computers
Beginning Vegetable Gardening
Chinese Cooking Class
Healthy Desserts
Scrapbooking — Basic Style
Crocheted Necklaces


10 a.m. Classes
eBooks and Electronic Readers
Tai Chi for Beginners
Horsing Around With Horseradish
Easy Paper Piecing
What’s New With Making Jams and Jellies?
Stained Glass
Carl Sandburg and His Legacy
Swedish and International Agriculture
Spanish Pronunciation
What Can Extension do for You?
Paper Embroidery


11 a.m. Classes
Homemade Pizza — Endorsed by Bunco
Day Tripping and Amtrak
Here’s to Good Health
Intro to Windows 8
Introduction to Medicare
Basic Spanish for Travelers
Beginning Beekeeping
Cooking Fish and Making it a Flavorful Experience
Petite Sweets 102
More Adventures in Aging


1 p.m. Classes
Spring/Easter Centerpieces
Playing Around With Cardmaking (Scrapbooking) Tools
Patriot Guard — Why We do What We do
Beginning Woodcarving
The Soldiers of Hope Cemetery
One-Stroke Painting
Inside America’s House With the Lincolns
Germany, the Reformation and Me
General Computer Maintenance/Safe Navigation on the Web
Live With Osteoporosis
New Plants for 2013
Taster’s Choice
Nutrition 101


2 p.m. Classes
Edible Centerpieces
How do Historians do Their Job?
Picture Perfect — Tips for Making Memorable Photographs
Trash to Treasures
Stay Active as You get Older — Quick Tips
Intro to Mac OS X Mountain Lion
Basic Maintenance on Vehicles
Diva Delights