Re-Design Your Garden this Spring with Credit-Free Personal Enrichment Courses

Want to attract the beauties in nature to your garden? Learn from the best with Bettylou Sandy, owner of Bettylou’s Gardening in Manchester, who will help participants learn to design and maintain a low-maintenance habitat for birds and butterflies right in your own backyard. These flowers and plantings will bring colorful creatures for your viewing pleasure year-round! Check out Attracting Birds & Butterflies on Wednesday, May 14 from 6:30-8:30 p.m.; refer to CRN 12230 in the spring 2014 Credit- Free catalog.

Do the scents of nature bring out the best in you? Have you ever wondered about the real benefits of essential oils? Join us for Making “Scents” of Aromatherapy: Essential Oil Basics for Home and Healthcare. Instructor Hallie Sawyers is nationally certified in holistic aromatherapy and teaches at York Chiropractic College. In this course, she offers more than just information about how to de-stress with aromatherapy! Participants will learn how to make their own essential oil, discover how oils can be used for wound healing, disease prevention, immune system support and more. Get basic information and learn some creative tools, offered in one session, Saturday, May 17 from 9 a.m.-noon, refer to CRN 11854 in the Spring 2014 Credit-Free Catalog.

Are you an art lover or Italian culture enthusiast? The Italian Renaissance: Art, Architecture and Florence will bring the great masters and the time period to life. Taught by Dr. Akram Erik-Soussi, who lived in Italy for ten years, earned a doctoral degree from the University of Florence and is fluent in Italian. Discover and analyze the art that reflected the Renaissance ideal. A great course for anyone planning a trip to the magical Italian city of Firenze! Join us on Friday, May 23 from 6:30-9:30 p.m.; refer to CRN 11724 in the Spring 2014Credit-Free catalog.

MCC’s Credit-Free Programs Spring 2014 catalog is accessible online or via Facebook. Check out course offerings to learn more about opportunities to obtain certifications that open the doors to gain new skills for today’s workplace or indulge in a cost effective personal enrichment course.

For more information or to request a catalog, call Continuing Education at (860) 512-2800.

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News Item Posted On: May 02, 2014
For Additional Information Contact: Mike Jordan-Reilly, Public Relations at 860-512-2914