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Sandburg to Host 31st Annual KCAHCE Class Day Feb. 22

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Jan. 17, 2014
GALESBURG—Carl Sandburg College will host the 31st annual Knox County Association for Home and Community Education (KCAHCE) Class Day from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Feb. 22 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 52 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 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?
Preserving Family Treasures and Keepsakes
Looking Back 40 Years With Farm Machinery
Native Illinois Plants in the Home Landscape
Poet in the Park
Free E-books From the Library
Fit After 50
Best-Kept Beauty Tips and Secrets
Beginning Knitting

10 a.m. Classes
Fabric, Scrap and Stash Buster
They Won’t Believe It’s Gluten-Free
Small Town Knox County
25 Helpful Tips for Computer and Internet Novices
You Too Can Play the Saw
Volunteer Work in Ghana
Supporting Caregivers: Home Safety Tips and Caregiver Training
Meals for One or Two

11 a.m. Classes
Fitness From Home
Edible Centerpieces
Cut It Out: It’s a Paper Doll
Martha Washington Enactment
Gazebo and Swing for Fairy Gardens
Setting Smart Goals
Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About High Oil Sunflowers
Travelogue of Ireland
Taster’s Choice
Learn to Crochet

1 p.m. Classes
Needing to Learn Windows 8?
Tai Chi: Not Just Old People Sneaking Up on Trees
New Plants for 2014
One-Stroke Painting
Caribbean Dreamin’
Civil War Music
Let’s Tie One On
Visiting England and Scotland
Guiltless Cooking Substitutions
Put a Lid on It
Repurposed Necklaces and Eyeglass Holders

2 p.m. Classes
Making Seasonal Wreaths
Decadent, Delicious Cheesecakes
All Wrapped Up
Why Strong Countries Lose Wars to the Weak
Meeting Mr. Lincoln
General Computer Maintenance and Safe Navigation on the Web
Container Gardening and More
Here’s to Your Health
Our Mexican Favorites
Two- and Three-Day-Long Trips
Repurposed Earrings