Personal Enrichment



A Fondant Easter
Come celebrate spring in this hand’s on fondant cake decorating class for all. Everyone will go home with a fully decorated cake suited perfectly for Easter.  All supplies are provided for, just show up have fun learning the newest trend in fondant cake decorating.  Parents and students ages 12+ are welcome. This class meets at the Middlesex Meetinghouse, 294 Concord Road, Billerica, MA. $29
4/1                     5:30pm-8:30pm                      W
PER 677 33          17384                                   SAVINO

Cake Pops
Come have fun learning one of the newest trends in cake decorating that everyone is going crazy for.  “Cake pops” are made up of cake or other baked goods like rice crispy treats that are then dipped in chocolate or poured fondant. These dessert lollipop sticks make it easy to be passed out and eat right off the stick.  We will be decorating all types of designs such as weddings, birthdays, holidays, even great summer themes using candies and other types of frostings that will keep you coming back for more…yum! A supply fee of $20 should be paid to the instructor at the first class to cover all the supplies needed for the classes. Parents and students age 12+ are welcome.  This class meets at the Middlesex Meetinghouse, 294 Concord Road, Billerica, MA. $49
4/8-4/16            6pm-9pm                                W
PER 801 33          17383                                   SAVINO


Mastering Garden Skills
Expand your knowledge of plants, products and techniques. This course is designed for individuals seeking a more balanced gardening approach by improving their skills and understanding of plant care. Class sessions will include discussions on soil preparation, plant selection and propagation, proper use of fertilizer and pesticide, landscaping and garden design, lawn care, pest management, yard maintenance, tool selection and other subjects of interest related to the growing season. (12 hours) $149
4/11-5/16          10am-12pm     S                     B                    HH 107
PER 800 30          17373             COPPOLA

Language:  The following classes are held at Minuteman Technical High School, 758 Marrett Road, Lexington, MA

Italian for Beginners, Level I
Come and join us to learn the fundamentals of this exciting language.  You'll learn basic grammar, vocabulary, and conversation, through a variety of activities and methods. 
4/29-6/3            6pm-7:30pm                           W                   $96
PER 642 34          17365            

Italian for Beginners, Level II
This course is open to people who have already taken the Italian, Level I course or are familiar with the language (present tense, adjectives, prepositions).  We will continue to study grammar by adding simple and short conversations. 
4/29-6/3            7:30pm-9pm                           W                   $96
PER 643 34          17366            

Parliamo Italiano!
If you are fluent in Italian and want to keep up or improve your conversational ability, this class is for you. The class is conducted in Italian and different topics will be discussed during the sessions.
4/27-6/8            7:30pm-9pm                           M                   $96
PER 644 34          17367            

          

German for Beginners Continued
Guten Tag! Danke Schön! Gesundheit! – It’s German
This course is designed for students who are continuing with the class or others who had a brief introduction to German. The class will provide an opportunity to build vocabulary and work on basic structures of elementary German. Students will practice speaking, listening reading and writing, and learn to communicate in everyday situations. Emphasis is placed on survival skills in situations, such as eating out, shopping, social encounters, asking for directions, and expressing feelings.   
4/30-6/11          7pm-9pm                                R                    $105
PER 647 34          17368          


German Intermediate
Guten Abend! Sprechen Sie Deutsch – ein wenig? This course is intended both for students continuing from the previous “German Intermediate” class and for others with previous knowledge of basic German (in the present tense) and some basic grammar (e.g. conjugation & basic sentence structure). The emphasis will be on building conversational ability by engaging in conversation about everyday situations. Participants will review and expand their knowledge of grammar and vocabulary.
4/29-6/10          7pm-9pm                                W                   $105
PER 648 34          17369            

French Intermediate
This course is intended for students who have had some exposure to French, such as courses in high school or an adult evening beginner French class. We will work on the four skills of speaking, listening, reading, and writing, with a focus on oral proficiency using a textbook, compact discs, and videos. We will end the session preparing a French dish and, of course, speaking as much French as possible while enjoying our repas.
4/14-6/23          6:30pm-8:30pm                      T                     $175
PER 651 34          16624

Online Classes:

Everyday Math ONLINE Course # EDG 611
Math isn't about plugging numbers into formulas. It's about knowing enough to make the numbers and formulas work for you. Math can be incredibly useful - but only if you understand how and when to apply it in your everyday life.  You'll learn how to calculate percentages, including the proper amount to pay in tips, commissions, taxes, and discounts. You'll find out how to calculate interest rates and you'll develop a better understanding of mortgages, credit cards, and other types of loans. You'll discover a handy method for converting one type of measurement to another, and you'll be able to calculate areas correctly so you don't overspend on your next home improvement project. You'll become adept at interpreting graphs, calculating the probability that something will (or won't) happen, and understanding the statistics embedded in test results, polls, and even news stories. The lessons that make up this course are filled with practical exercises and information that you can put to immediate use. ONLINE.  Classes begin monthly. 24 hours. $130. To enroll: Step 1: www.ed2go.com/mcc to complete the online registration for your selected course. Step 2: Call MCC enrollment at 1800-818-3434 to complete payment. Students will not have access to the online sessions until payment is made. Classes begin monthly. Not eligible for tuition waivers. For questions, 781-280-3663 or email medinat@middlesex.mass.edu

Grammar Refresher ONLINE Course # EDG 622
Whatever your goals, a grasp of English grammar is important if you want to improve your speaking and writing skills. This course will help you gain confidence in your ability to produce clean, grammatically correct work. You'll explore the basics of English grammar—like sentence structure and punctuation—as well as more sophisticated concepts—like logic and clarity. A patient instructor, memorable lessons, vivid examples, and interactive exercises will give you ample opportunity to put what you learn into practice. Reacquaint yourself with old, forgotten rules, meet some new ones, and discover your own grammatical strengths.  24 hours. $130. ONLINE. To enroll: Step 1: www.ed2go.com/mcc to complete the online registration for your selected course. Step 2: Call MCC enrollment at 1800-818-3434 to complete payment. Students will not have access to the online sessions until payment is made. All classes begin monthly. Not eligible for tuition waivers. For questions, 781-280-3663 or email medinat@middlesex.mass.edu

Last Modified: 3/31/15