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Writing About Film

$80

with Flax Glor

Calendar Apr 3, 2024 at 7 pm

Come gain an academic understanding of the relationship between cinema appreciation and the writing process while learning to analyze movies more profoundly. Class sessions include a brief lecture with slideshow, screenings of film clips, in-class journals, and engaging discussions.

10 sessions

If unable to pay via credit/debit card, please mail check or money order at least 5 days prior to class start date to: 

Clatsop Community College, Attn: Business Office, 1651 Lexington Ave, Astoria, OR 97103

 

COVID-19 guidelines:  The wearing of masks on campus is optional.

 

Refund Schedule and Drop Dates

Last day to drop a Community Education or Workforce Training class with a refund:

  • One or two-session workshops – one working day prior to class start date
  • Three class sessions or more – two working days after the first class

There are no refunds allowed beyond these deadlines:  You are liable for payment of classes at the time of registration and will be held liable unless the classes are dropped within the refund period.

If you withdraw due to circumstances beyond your control such as a medical emergency, you may file a petition for a refund. The date of receipt of the petition, length of class attendance, and cost of course materials and services may be considered in denying or reducing the amount requested. If you need to complete a form to petition for a refund, please email:  communityed@clatsopcc.edu or call 503-338-2408.

Intermediate Spanish Conversation via Zoom

$105

with Fernando Rojas-Galvan

Calendar Apr 4, 2024 at 5:30 pm

This course is designed for those eager to take the next step in learning to converse in Spanish! Students will continue to learn basic grammar, broaden their vocabulary, and read a variety of very short stories and articles. This class is designed for those who have recently taken Spanish for Beginners or a similar class.

Check your registration confirmation email for the Zoom link!

8 sessions

If unable to pay via credit/debit card, please mail check or money order at least 5 days prior to class start date to: 

Clatsop Community College, Attn: Business Office, 1651 Lexington Ave, Astoria, OR 97103

 

Refund Schedule and Drop Dates

Last day to drop a Community Education or Workforce Training class with a refund:

  • One or two-session workshops – one working day prior to class start date
  • Three class sessions or more – two working days after the first class

There are no refunds allowed beyond these deadlines:  You are liable for payment of classes at the time of registration and will be held liable unless the classes are dropped within the refund period.

If you withdraw due to circumstances beyond your control such as a medical emergency, you may file a petition for a refund. The date of receipt of the petition, length of class attendance, and cost of course materials and services may be considered in denying or reducing the amount requested. If you need to complete a form to petition for a refund, please email:  communityed@clatsopcc.edu or call 503-338-2408.

Herbs for Health & Pleasure

$50

with Virginia Hall

Calendar Apr 4, 2024 at 6 pm

This class offers a guide to common garden herbs. Come learn how to grow them, how to harvest them, and what they could be used for. Information to be shared includes identifying the useful parts of plants, common preparation methods, and an overview on common gras (generally recognized as safe) herbs.

An additional $25 fee for supplies should be paid to the Instructor on the first day of class in the form of cash or check unless you touch base with the Instructor the week before class about what herbs to bring.

All students should bring a tea strainer, cup, quart canning jar with lid, towel, pot holder, and sweetener, if desired.

Cautions:  Students will use boiling water to make tea in this class. Also, students should be aware of their allergies and should consult their physician before using any herb for its medicinal properties.

5 sessions

If unable to pay via credit/debit card, please mail check or money order at least 5 days prior to class start date to: 

Clatsop Community College, Attn: Business Office, 1651 Lexington Ave, Astoria, OR 97103

 

COVID-19 guidelines:  The wearing of masks on campus is optional.

 

Refund Schedule and Drop Dates

Last day to drop a Community Education or Workforce Training class with a refund:

  • One or two-session workshops – one working day prior to class start date
  • Three class sessions or more – two working days after the first class

There are no refunds allowed beyond these deadlines:  You are liable for payment of classes at the time of registration and will be held liable unless the classes are dropped within the refund period.

If you withdraw due to circumstances beyond your control such as a medical emergency, you may file a petition for a refund. The date of receipt of the petition, length of class attendance, and cost of course materials and services may be considered in denying or reducing the amount requested. If you need to complete a form to petition for a refund, please email:  communityed@clatsopcc.edu or call 503-338-2408.

Will run

Jazz Fundamentals for Players & Listeners

$65

with RJ Marx

Calendar Apr 4, 2024 at 6 pm

This class will cover key concepts, terminologies, and techniques in Jazz music. Whether you are a seasoned musician or a curious listener, this class will deepen your appreciation and understanding of  the vibrant and dynamic art form called Jazz.  Students and listeners of all levels are encouraged to participate!

8 sessions

Instructor BioR.J. Marx is a saxophonist and writer active in the music scene for over 40 years. He began his love affair with jazz as a teen. He went on to study at Berklee College of Music in Boston before relocating to New York City where he played with a variety of jazz ensembles and wrote extensively about jazz. In 2015, he moved to the Oregon Coast where he founded the R.J. Marx Quartet. He now performs at venues along the North Coast with groups including the Seaside Jazz Trio, the swing group Chelsea LaFey and the Salt Shakers, and the funk/fusion band Red String Theory.

 

If unable to pay via credit/debit card, please mail check or money order at least 5 days prior to class start date to: 

Clatsop Community College, Attn: Business Office, 1651 Lexington Ave, Astoria, OR 97103

 

COVID-19 guidelines:  The wearing of masks on campus is optional.

 

Refund Schedule and Drop Dates

Last day to drop a Community Education or Workforce Training class with a refund:

  • One or two-session workshops – one working day prior to class start date
  • Three class sessions or more – two working days after the first class

There are no refunds allowed beyond these deadlines:  You are liable for payment of classes at the time of registration and will be held liable unless the classes are dropped within the refund period.

If you withdraw due to circumstances beyond your control such as a medical emergency, you may file a petition for a refund. The date of receipt of the petition, length of class attendance, and cost of course materials and services may be considered in denying or reducing the amount requested. If you need to complete a form to petition for a refund, please email:  communityed@clatsopcc.edu or call 503-338-2408.

Will run

Writing A Memoir

$65

with Eve Marx

Calendar Apr 4, 2024 at 6 pm

This class meets in Astoria.

Come revisit and write about the important moments in your life including childhood memories, love, family, transformational experiences, your career, personal quests, and more. Each session will include time to write and time to share.

Students should bring a pen and notepad or tablet/laptop to class.

8 sessions

Instructor Bio:  Eve Marx is a professional book author and journalist. Her essay collection, "View From the Porch: Tales from the Anti-Hamptons" won a Washington Irving award for literary excellence. She received her Master's degree in Education from Columbia University in New York City. For over twenty years, she has led memoir writing and creative nonfiction classes for children, teens and adults in traditional and nontraditional academic settings. She has been a newspaper columnist and feature writer whose work has been published in national magazines and regional publications. Her great joy is guiding both new and more experienced writers to explore and expand their literary talents.

 

If unable to pay via credit/debit card, please mail check or money order at least 5 days prior to class start date to: 

Clatsop Community College, Attn: Business Office, 1651 Lexington Ave, Astoria, OR 97103

 

COVID-19 guidelines:  The wearing of masks on campus is optional.

 

Refund Schedule and Drop Dates

Last day to drop a Community Education or Workforce Training class with a refund:

  • One or two-session workshops – one working day prior to class start date
  • Three class sessions or more – two working days after the first class

There are no refunds allowed beyond these deadlines:  You are liable for payment of classes at the time of registration and will be held liable unless the classes are dropped within the refund period.

If you withdraw due to circumstances beyond your control such as a medical emergency, you may file a petition for a refund. The date of receipt of the petition, length of class attendance, and cost of course materials and services may be considered in denying or reducing the amount requested. If you need to complete a form to petition for a refund, please email:  communityed@clatsopcc.edu or call 503-338-2408.

Full Course

Stormy River Writers

$125

with Sean Davis

Calendar Apr 6, 2024 at 10 am

In this class, students will learn about the importance of language, descriptive narration, and story structure. Students will examine and experiment with tenses, points of view, and sometimes write outside of their comfort zones. This course is for those who want to write every week and go over what they write with a group. Writers who are working on a memoir, a novel, or non-fiction are welcome. The ultimate goal of this class is to inspire, motivate, and support one another!

10 sessions

Instructor BioSean Davis is the author of The Wax Bullet War, a Purple Heart Iraq War veteran, and the winner of the Legionnaire of the Year Award from the American Legion in 2015 as well as the recipient of the Emily Gottfried Emerging Leader, Human Rights award for 2016. His stories, essays, and articles have appeared in the Ted Talk Book: The Misfit’s Manifesto by Lidia Yuknavitch (Simon and Schuster), the Forest Avenue Press anthology: City of Weird, Sixty Minutes, Story Corps, Flaunt Magazine, The Big Smoke, Human (the movie), and much more.

 

If unable to pay via credit/debit card, please mail check or money order at least 5 days prior to class start date to: 

Clatsop Community College, Attn: Business Office, 1651 Lexington Ave, Astoria, OR 97103

 

COVID-19 guidelines:  The wearing of masks on campus is optional.

 

Refund Schedule and Drop Dates

Last day to drop a Community Education or Workforce Training class with a refund:

  • One or two-session workshops – one working day prior to class start date
  • Three class sessions or more – two working days after the first class

There are no refunds allowed beyond these deadlines:  You are liable for payment of classes at the time of registration and will be held liable unless the classes are dropped within the refund period.

If you withdraw due to circumstances beyond your control such as a medical emergency, you may file a petition for a refund. The date of receipt of the petition, length of class attendance, and cost of course materials and services may be considered in denying or reducing the amount requested. If you need to complete a form to petition for a refund, please email:  communityed@clatsopcc.edu or call 503-338-2408.

Will run

Weaving Baskets: Farm Table Basket

$50

with Vicky McGath

Calendar Apr 6, 2024 at 10 am

Come make your very own basket! Learn how to weave a farm table basket. This type of basket can be used as a gathering basket for flowers or herbs. It could also be used to hold towels or even to simply decorate a table!

A $49 fee for your supply kit and handle (natural and colored reed/rattan) should be paid to the Instructor at the beginning of class in the form of cash or check.

Please bring a sack lunch and these additional supplies: spray bottle, small bucket, soft tape measure, scissors, towel, pencil, flat-head screwdriver, and 4” zip ties.

1 session

If unable to pay via credit/debit card, please mail check or money order at least 5 days prior to class start date to: 

Clatsop Community College, Attn: Business Office, 1651 Lexington Ave, Astoria, OR 97103

 

COVID-19 guidelines:  The wearing of masks on campus is optional.

 

Refund Schedule and Drop Dates

Last day to drop a Community Education or Workforce Training class with a refund:

  • One or two-session workshops – one working day prior to class start date
  • Three class sessions or more – two working days after the first class

There are no refunds allowed beyond these deadlines:  You are liable for payment of classes at the time of registration and will be held liable unless the classes are dropped within the refund period.

If you withdraw due to circumstances beyond your control such as a medical emergency, you may file a petition for a refund. The date of receipt of the petition, length of class attendance, and cost of course materials and services may be considered in denying or reducing the amount requested. If you need to complete a form to petition for a refund, please email:  communityed@clatsopcc.edu or call 503-338-2408.

Full Course

Writing A Memoir (in Seaside)

$65

with Eve Marx

Calendar Apr 6, 2024 at 10 am

This class meets in Seaside.

Come revisit and write about the important moments in your life including childhood memories, love, family, transformational experiences, your career, personal quests, and more. Each session will include time to write and time to share.

Students should bring a pen and notepad or tablet/laptop to class.

4 sessions

Instructor Bio:  Eve Marx is a professional book author and journalist. Her essay collection, "View From the Porch: Tales from the Anti-Hamptons" won a Washington Irving award for literary excellence. She received her Master's degree in Education from Columbia University in New York City. For over twenty years, she has led memoir writing and creative nonfiction classes for children, teens and adults in traditional and nontraditional academic settings. She has been a newspaper columnist and feature writer whose work has been published in national magazines and regional publications. Her great joy is guiding both new and more experienced writers to explore and expand their literary talents.

 

If unable to pay via credit/debit card, please mail check or money order at least 5 days prior to class start date to: 

Clatsop Community College, Attn: Business Office, 1651 Lexington Ave, Astoria, OR 97103

 

COVID-19 guidelines:  The wearing of masks on campus is optional.

 

Refund Schedule and Drop Dates

Last day to drop a Community Education or Workforce Training class with a refund:

  • One or two-session workshops – one working day prior to class start date
  • Three class sessions or more – two working days after the first class

There are no refunds allowed beyond these deadlines:  You are liable for payment of classes at the time of registration and will be held liable unless the classes are dropped within the refund period.

If you withdraw due to circumstances beyond your control such as a medical emergency, you may file a petition for a refund. The date of receipt of the petition, length of class attendance, and cost of course materials and services may be considered in denying or reducing the amount requested. If you need to complete a form to petition for a refund, please email:  communityed@clatsopcc.edu or call 503-338-2408.

Will run





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