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Leisure Learning

Hocking College offers a variety of leisure learning classes that are focused on creating a rich, creative environment that inspires life-long learning. Classes are hands-on, fun and educational! Whether you are continuing your education, learning a new skill, or investigating a new hobby, Leisure Learning offers something for everyone!

These affordable non-credit classes are held in various locations both on the Hocking College campus and in the surrounding community. Anyone is welcome — you do not have to be a Hocking College student or employee to participate.

Are you interested in teaching a leisure learning class? We are always looking for new classes. If you have a skill or knowledge you would like to share, contact Sean Terrell, Director of Special Programs by phone at
740.753.7132 or by email at terrells@hocking.edu.

Registration Form


To register for a class, please click the "Register Here" link below the class for which you would like to register. If you would like to register for multiple classes, you may do so through the registration portal. Registration for each class will close five days prior to the class meeting date. Please read the policy statement regarding cancellations and refunds.

You can also register for a class by downloading the registration form. To register for a class using the registration form, complete the form and return to Hocking College:

Call:

Sean Terrell, Director of Special Programs at 740.753.7132

Mail:

Hocking College
Attn: Sean Terrell
3301 Hocking Parkway
Nelsonville, OH 45764

In Person:

Sean Terrell, Director of Special Programs
3301 Hocking Parkway
Nelsonville, OH 45764

Class fees must be paid at time of registration by cash, money order, check or credit card. For questions, contact Sean Terrell, Director of Special Programs, by phone at 740.753.7132 or by email at
terrells@hocking.edu.

 

Hocking College Faculty | Introduction to Computers<br>Melissa Atkins Introduction to Computers
Melissa Atkins

Cost: $60 (includes all four classes, materials, and supplies)

terrells@hocking.edu

In this four class series, students will learn the basic applications found in Microsoft Windows. When the course is completed, students will feel confident using a computer and understand how to organize files and folders, add photos and video to a computer, browse the internet and create bookmarks, email friends and family, and much more!

Time:

Tuesday and Thursday Evenings, October 10th – October 19th, 2017, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM

Place:

Class will meet at Hocking College, 3301 Hocking Parkway, Nelsonville, OH 45764.

Click Here to Register


R.A.D. Self Defense Educatoin | R.A.D. Self Defense Education R.A.D. Self Defense Education

Cost: $25

perrigoa@hocking.edu

The Hocking College Police Department is offering Rape Aggression Defense (R.A.D.) Systems for women this October. The primary focus of the system is designed for women to become aware of self-defense options during situations of possible or actual assaults. This is a nine hour class, with two different course times available. 

Times:

Course One: Wednesday evenings, October 11 - 25; 5pm - 8pm

Course Two: Thursday evenings, October 12 - 26; 5pm - 8pm

Place:

Hocking College Student Center

3301 Hocking Parkway

Nelsonville, OH 45764

Click Here to Register


Hocking College Faculty | Stained Glass with Bonnie Proudfoot<br>Bonnie Proudfoot Stained Glass with Bonnie Proudfoot
Bonnie Proudfoot

Cost: $150 (includes 6 classes, all materials and supplies)

terrells@hocking.edu

In this six part class, students will learn the basics of working with stained glass from glasswork expert Bonnie Proudfoot. Topics include cutting copper, foiling, and soldering. By the end of the class, students will possess the necessary skills to continue creating stained glass works on their very own. Materials and equipment use are included in the price and all students will take home their very own stained glass panel or sun catcher!

*All equipment will be provided. Participants should wear closed-toe shoes and bring safety glasses if available.

Time:

Dates: Wednesday Evenings, October 18th – November 22nd, 2017

(Six Class Series)

Place:

Hocking College Visual Arts Center

3301 Hocking Parkway

Nelsonville, OH 45764

Click Here to Register


Hocking College Faculty | The English Reformation<br>Kathy Simcox The English Reformation
Kathy Simcox

Cost: $65

terrells@hocking.edu

Author and Historian Kathy Simcox takes students through the history of the English Reformation from the War of the Roses and Early Tudor Dynasty through Elizabeth I and Mary, Queen of Scots. All four classes and materials included.

Time:

Saturday Afternoons, October 14th – November 4th, 2017, 11 AM – 1 PM

Place:

Hocking College

3301 Hocking Parkway

Nelsonville, OH 45764

Click Here to Register


Hocking College Faculty | Oktoberfest<br>Master Chef Vincenzo Sclama Oktoberfest
Master Chef Vincenzo Sclama

Cost: $65

terrells@hocking.edu

German Master Chef Vincenzo Sclama gives you his tips and tricks for preparing German-inspired dished throughout the month of October.

Time:

Saturday, October 7th, 2017, 12 PM – 4 PM

Place:

The Lodge at Hocking College

15770 OH-691

Nelsonville, OH 45764

Click Here to Register


Hocking College Faculty | The Pizza Workshop<br>Master Chef Alfonso Contrisciani The Pizza Workshop
Master Chef Alfonso Contrisciani

Cost: $55

terrells@hocking.edu

Master Chef Alfonso Contrisciani brings his popular Pizza Workshop back to Leisure Learning on Saturday, October 21st. Learn his tips and tricks to artisanal pizza making and wow your next dinner guests with pizza they will never forget! This is a very popular class and seating is limited.

Time:

Saturday, October 21st, 2017, 10 AM – 2 PM

Place:

The Lodge at Hocking College

15770 OH-691

Nelsonville, OH 45764

Click Here to Register


Hocking College Faculty | German Dishes<br>Master Chef Vincenzo Sclama German Dishes
Master Chef Vincenzo Sclama

Cost: $75

terrells@hocking.edu

Continuing our celebration of Oktoberfest, German Master Chef Vincenzo Sclama shows you how to prepare classic German fare.

Time:

Saturday, November 4th, 2017, 11:00 AM – 4:30 PM

Place:

The Lodge at Hocking College

15770 OH-691

Nelsonville, OH 45764

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Hocking College Faculty | Homemade Pasta<br>Master Chef Alfonso Contrisciani Homemade Pasta
Master Chef Alfonso Contrisciani

Cost: $55

terrells@hocking.edu

Come learn to make pasta in the comforts of your kitchen with a Master Chef! Alfonso’s popular pasta making class is back to help you turn your kitchen into a Tuscan kitchen. Manga!

Time:

Saturday, October 7,  2017, 10AM – 2PM

Place:

The Lodge at Hocking College

15770 OH-691

Nelsonville, OH 45764

Click Here to Register


Hocking College Faculty | Holiday Pies<br>Master Chef Alfonso Contrisciani Holiday Pies
Master Chef Alfonso Contrisciani

Cost: $60

terrells@hocking.edu

Master Chef Alfonso Contrisciani presents his popular pie class on Saturday, November 18th at Hocking College. Just in time to please your Thanksgiving and Christmas guests, Alfonso will teach you his tips and tricks to making his famous pies. All students will leave with two take-and-bake pies to enjoy with your Holiday guests!

Time:

Saturday, November 18th, 2017, 10AM – 2PM

Place:

The Lodge at Hocking College

15770 OH-691

Nelsonville, OH 45764

Click Here to Register


Hocking College Faculty | Thanksgiving Preparation <br>Chef Katie McGushin Thanksgiving Preparation
Chef Katie McGushin

Cost: $75

terrells@hocking.edu

Chef Katie gives you her tips and tricks for preparing the perfect Thanksgiving feast, including cooking the perfect turkey, recipes for amazing sides, and making sure it’s all timed for delivery to your table.

Time:

Saturday, November 18th, 2017, 11AM – 3PM

Place:

The Lodge at Hocking College

15770 OH-691

Nelsonville, OH 45764

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Hocking College Faculty | ServSafe Certification Class<br>Chef Katie McGushin ServSafe Certification Class
Chef Katie McGushin

Cost: $170

terrells@hocking.edu

Time:

Saturday & Sunday, December 2nd and 3rd (All students must attend both days to complete certification), 9AM – 5PM

Place:

The Lodge at Hocking College

15770 OH-691

Nelsonville, OH 45764

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Hocking College Faculty | Holiday Breads<br>Master Chef Alfonso Contrisciani Holiday Breads
Master Chef Alfonso Contrisciani

Cost: $60

terrells@hocking.edu

Master Chef Alfonso Contrisciani shows you how to fill your house with the sweetest scents of holiday breads for your next gathering! All students will take home assorted breads to enjoy with Holiday guests!

Time:

Saturday, December 2nd, 2017, 10AM – 2PM

Place:

The Lodge at Hocking College

15770 OH-691

Nelsonville, OH 45764

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Hocking College Faculty | German Christmas Cookies and Baking<br>Master Chef Vincenzo Sclama German Christmas Cookies and Baking
Master Chef Vincenzo Sclama

Cost: $70

terrells@hocking.edu

German Master Chef Vincenzo Sclama shows you how to make his favorite German sweets just in time for your Holiday guests!

Time:

Saturday, December 9th, 2017, 11 AM – 4:30 PM

Place:

The Lodge at Hocking College

15770 OH-691

Nelsonville, OH 45764

Click Here to Register


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