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Fall 2016 Offerings
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Meet new people, start a wellness program, learn a craft or study for a new career.

Workshops and courses from Hudson Valley Community College's Office of Community and Professional Education offer many opportunities for personal and professional growth.

Our online registration system and digital brochure (both require Adobe Flash) make it convenient for you to search our upcoming offerings. Or, you can browse through the categories and course listings below.

Please note: For the most up-to-date information on course availability, search the online registration system or contact our office.

Contact Information
(518) 629-7339
communityed@hvcc.edu
Guenther Enrollment Services Center, Room 252

Registration Information

Course Name Day(s) Date(s) Times
A History of Cemetery Art with Frank Calidonna Tues. 9/20-10/18 10:30 a.m.-noon
A History of Clocks and Clock Making in the19th Century Fri. 10/14 9:30 -11:30 a.m.
A Morning with Local Novelist Gloria Waldron Hukle Tues. 11/15 9:30 -11:30 a.m.
A Positive Approach to Discipline…Beyond the Time Out Chair! Mon. 11/14 6-8 p.m.
A Short Talk and a Long Stroll Through the Victorian Village of Round Lake Wed. 10/5 1:30-3:30 p.m.
A Short Talk and a Long Stroll Through the Victorian Village of Round Lake Wed. 10/5 10 a.m.-noon
Advanced Irish Genealogy Tues. 10/4 9:30 -11:30 a.m.
All I Really Need to Know About Money and Didn't Learn in School Tues. 10/4-10/25 6-8 p.m.
Alternative Dental Assisting Program Online 8/29-12/9 Online
American Folk Art Combo Thurs. 9/15-9/22 10 a.m.-noon
American Presidency Mon. 9/26-10/3 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
American Vintage Furniture Thurs. 9/29-9/29 10 a.m.-noon
An Autumn Study with Noreen Powell Sat. 9/10-9/17 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
Antiques and More Wed. 10/5 9:30 -11:30 a.m.
Are You an Emotional Investor? Tues. 9/20 6-8 p.m.
Ballet Barre Mon. 9/12-11/28 7-7:45 p.m.
Barbarian Sandbag Blast Sun 9/11-12/4 9 -9:45 a.m.
Basic Acrylics Painting in the Impressionist Style Thurs. 9/22-11/10 1:30-4 p.m.
Basic Jewelry for Beginners Thurs. 10/13 6-8 p.m.
Basic Life Support for Healthcare Provider-HeartCode BLS Thurs. 9/15 5-6:30 p.m.
Basic Life Support for Healthcare Provider-HeartCode BLS Sat. 10/1 10-11:30 a.m.
Basic Watercolor Thurs. 10/20-11/10 12:45-4 p.m.
Beginning Conversational French - NEW! Online 10/12-11/16 Online
Behind the Scenes at HVCC Fri. 9/16-10/14 noon-2 p.m.
Belly Dance is for Every-body Tues. 9/20-11/8 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Biscuit Basket Wed. 11/9-11/16 6-9 p.m.
Body Conditioning and Toning Mon. 9/26-12/5 4:45-5:30 p.m.
Bokwa Wed. 9/14-12/7 7-8 p.m.
Boxwood Tree Tues. 12/13 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Build a Website in a Day Thurs. 9/22-10/13 6-8 p.m.
Butts and Guts Tues. 9/13-11/15 5:30-6:15 p.m.
Cabin Boy Sat. 10/1 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
Capital Hauntings: A Historical Ghost Tour of the New York State Capital Mon. 10/24 3:30-5 p.m.
Cardio Kickboxing Tues. 9/13-11/22 6:45-7:45 p.m.
Cardio Kickboxing Wed. 9/14-11/30 7-8 p.m.
Chain Reaction to "Turn Off" the Pain Thurs. 9/8-9/22 7-8 p.m.
Charm Bracelet Thurs. 11/3 6-8 p.m.
Charting X's and O's to Better Understand the Stock Market Tues. 11/1 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Children's Books as a Springboard to all Content Areas Wed. 11/2 6-8 p.m.
Choosing and Using Genealogy Software Program Tues. 11/8 9:30-11:30 a.m.
College Application and Scholarship Success Tues. 10/4 7-9 p.m.
Computer Basics for Absolute Beginners Mon., Wed., Fri. 10/31-11/11 9-11 a.m.
Conflict Resolution Wed. 10/5 6-8 p.m.
Contemporary Guitar Skills I Tues. 9/20-12/6 6-8 p.m.
Contemporary Guitar Skills II Mon. 9/19-12/12 6-8 p.m.
Cooking for One or Two-Part II Wed. 9/21 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Core Camp Sun. 9/11-12/4 6:45-7:30 a.m.
CPC Administrative Assistant with Medical Billing and Coding Online Ongoing Online
Creative Cards-Fun Folds! Tues. 11/1 6-7:30 p.m.
Crochet for Beginners Thurs. 10/6-10/27 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Cruise on the Hudson and Champlain Canal with Mohawk Maiden Cruises Mon. 10/3 12:45-4 p.m.
Cruise on the Hudson and Champlain Canal with Mohawk Maiden Cruises Tues. 9/27 12:45-4 p.m.
David C. Lithgow: Albany Artist Wed. 11/16 9:30-11:30 a.m.
Day Trip to Fort Ticonderoga and Boat Tour on Lake Champlain Tues. 9/27 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m.
Defensive Driving Tues., Thurs. 10/18-10/20 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Dental Assisting Licensing Review Course Online 10/3-11/11 Online
Dev. Math Games Based on Children's Books Tues. 9/13 6-8 p.m.
DIY Craft Your Christmas Stamp Camp Sat. 11/19 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Don't Stew! Make Stew Fri. 10/14 9 a.m.-noon
Dots and Dashes Wed. 9/21-9/28 6-9 p.m.
Driver Education Various 9/14-1/22 Various
Driver Education Various 9/12-1/18 Various
Dutch Apple Cruise on the Hudson Wed. 9/14 12:30-3:30 p.m.
English as a Second Language Wed. 9/14-11/16 6-8 p.m.
EXIT Baby Boomers: The Financial Transition to Retirement Tues. 10/25 6:30-8 p.m.
Fall Holiday Pumpkin Floral Design Tues. 11/22 6:30-8 p.m.
Finding Your Way Mon. 9/26 10 a.m.-noon
First Church: 375 Years and Counting Mon. 11/7 9:30-11:30 a.m.
Floral Design for Fun Tues. 9/20 6:30-8 p.m.
Fly-Tying: Learn 2 Tie Tues. 10/11-12/13 6-8:30 p.m.
Foraging Walk at Wyomanock Center - NEW! Thurs. 10/6 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
Gemstones Demystified, Pearls Renewed Wed. 10/19 noon-1:30 p.m.
Getting Paid to Be Seen Acting Opportunities in the Film Industry Tues. 10/18-10/25 6-9 p.m.
Getting Paid to Talk: Voice-Overs as a Profession Tues. 11/1 6:30-9 p.m.
Girls Night Out for Mothers and Daughters Wed. 10/19-10/26 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Glass and Ceramic Painting Sat. 10/1 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Granville in the Slate Valley, a Museum, Quarry and Walking Tour Wed. 9/14 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Half Moon Button Club Mon. 9/12 9:30-11:30 a.m.
Hand Stamped Cards Tues. 9/27 6-7:30 p.m.
Hanging Basket with Indian Curls Sat. 11/5 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
Healthy Holiday Favorites Wed. 11/16 6-7 p.m.
Healthy Lifestyle for Your Child or Grandchild - NEW! Mon. 10/17 5:30-7:30 p.m.
High School Equivalency/TASC Preparation (formerly GED Prep) Mon., Tues., Wed., Thurs. 9/12-12/15 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m.
High School Equivalency/TASC Preparation (formerly GED Prep) Mon., Wed. 9/12-12/19 6-9 p.m.
Hiking for the Inexperienced and Newly Retired Thurs. 9/29-10/20 Various
Hi-Lo Aerobics Mon. 9/12-12/5 7-8 p.m.
Holiday Cards Tues. 11/15 6-7:30 p.m.
Holiday Wrap It Up Tues. 12/6 6-7:30 p.m.
Human Resources for Small Business Owners - NEW! Thurs. 10/27-11/17 9-11 a.m.
Identification & Reporting of Child Abuse and Maltreatment Mon. 11/7 6-8 p.m.
Improved Health & Well Being through Yoga and Meditation Fri. 11/4-11/18 9:30-11 a.m.
In The Beginning... Background of the American Musical Wed. 10/26 9:30-11:30 a.m.
Instant Italian Online 10/12-11/16 Online
Instant Piano for Hopelessly Busy People Thurs. 9/15 6-9 p.m.
Introduction to Animal Communication Sat. 9/24 9 a.m.-noon
Introduction to Bitcoin and Blockchain Technology Thurs. 10/20-10/27 6-8 p.m.
Introduction to Drawing with Pencil, Pen and Colored Pencil Wed. 9/21-11/9 noon-2:30 p.m.
Introduction to Excel Tues. 10/25-11/15 4-6 p.m.
Introduction to Folk Music Thurs. 10/20 9:30-11:30 a.m.
Introduction to Lightroom-the Photographer's Program Mon. 10/3 1-3 p.m.
Introduction to Microsoft Access 2013 Online 10/12-11/16 Online
Introduction to Mindfulness Meditation: Practices to Improve Concentration and Reduce Stress - NEW! Mon. 9/26-10/31 3-4:30 p.m.
Introduction to Nose Work for Dogs Wed. 9/28 1-3 p.m.
Introduction to Photoshop CC Online Online 10/12-11/16 Online
Introduction to Songwriting Tues. 10/4-11/8 6-9 p.m.
Introduction to SoulCollage - NEW! Thurs. 10/13-11/3 6-8 p.m.
Ireland: A Musical Tribute to its History and the Struggles of its Fine People Fri. 9/9 9:30-11:30 a.m.
Irish Genealogy for Beginners Tues. 9/13 9:30-11:30 a.m.
Kettlebells Thurs. 9/29-12/8 6-7 p.m.
Knickerbocker Family Mansion-Ghosts, Tour and Lunch Fri. 9/16 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Knitting for Beginners Tues. 9/20-10/11 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Knitting for Beginners-Level 2 Tues. 10/25-11/15 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Learn How to Do Your Own Alterations Mon. 10/17-11/14 6-8 p.m.
Learn to Play Mah Jongg Tues. 10/18-11/8 10 a.m.-noon
Learning the "ins and Outs" of your Digital Camera Tues. 11/8-11/15 1-4 p.m.
Life and Times of Kate Mullany Tues. 9/20 9:30-11:30 a.m.
Lillian Gish: Star of the Silent Screen Wed. 9/14 9:30-11:30 a.m.
Maximizing Your Social Security Benefit Wed. 11/9 6-8 p.m.
Medical Transcription and Medical Terminology Online Ongoing Online
Medicare 101 Tues. 10/18-10/25 10-11:30 a.m.
Medicare 101 Wed. 11/2-11/9 6-7:30 p.m.
MELT Away Your Back, Hip, Neck, or Shoulder Pain without Drugs! Thurs. 10/13-10/27 7-8:30 p.m.
MELT Away Your Pain, Improve Your Balance, Your Golf Swing and How You Walk! Thurs. 9/29-10/6 7-8 p.m.
Metabolic Blast Bootcamp Mon., Wed., Fri. 9/12-12/9 6-7 a.m.
Mice On Ice Tues. 11/8-12/13 10-10:30 a.m.
Mice On Ice Tues. 11/8-12/13 10:30-11 a.m.
Microsoft Office Basics for the Administrative Professional Tues. 9/20-10/18 4-6 p.m.
Motorcycle Safety Courses-Learn to Ride! Various Various Dates Various
Mrs. JJ Brown-Survivor of the Titanic Wed. 9/28 9:30-11:30 a.m.
Murder at Cherry Hill: A Dramatic Tour Re-enacts a Fateful Evening Fri. 10/28 4-6 p.m.
Myths & Legends of Ireland Thurs. 11/3-11/10 6:30-9 p.m.
Native Mammals of the Capital District Tues. 11/1 9:30-11:30 a.m.
Nature in the Fall: Fall in Fields and Forests-Exploring Nearby Nature Preserves Fri. 9/16-10/14 10 a.m.-noon
New York City Bus Trip Wed. 9/28 7 a.m.-10 p.m.
Nia Tues. 9/13-11/29 5:30-6:30 p.m.
No Excuses! Writing & Selling Your Book Thurs. 10/27-11/17 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Notary Public Review Workshop-Prepare for the NYS Exam Wed. 9/28 5:30-9:30 p.m.
Notary Public Review Workshop-Prepare for the NYS Exam Fri. 11/18 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Nourish Your Body for Lifelong Wellbeing! Wed. 9/14-9/28 6-9 p.m.
Open Sew Tues. 10/4-10/25 6-8 p.m.
P.E.T.S. Basics of Grooming School Online 11/9-12/14 Online
Paper Filigree Snowflakes and Designs for Winter Season Mon. 12/5 6-8 p.m.
Paralegal Certificate Course Online 8/22-12/2 Online
Paralegal Certificate Course Online 10/17-2/24 Online
Pet Certificate Program Online 9/21-11/16 Online
Pet Certificate Program Online 10/19-12/14 Online
Pet CPR and First Aid Mon. 11/28 6:30-8 p.m.
Pet CPR and First Aid Wed. 10/26 6:30-8 p.m.
Pet CPR and First Aid Online 10/4-10/25 Online
Pet CPR and First Aid Online 11/1-11/22 Online
Pilates for Runners Sun. 9/11-12/4 7:45-8:45 a.m.
Pilates Mat-Beginning Mon. 9/12-11/28 5:15-6 p.m.
Pilates Mat-Beginning Wed. 9/14-11/30 5:15-6 p.m.
Pilates Mat-Intermediate Mon. 9/12-11/28 6:05-6:50 p.m.
Pilates Mat-Intermediate Wed. 9/14-11/30 6:05-6:50 p.m.
Print Your Own T-Shirt Tues. 9/20 6-8 p.m.
Print Your Own T-Shirt Wed. 10/19 6-8 p.m.
QuickBooks Training Wed. 10/5-10/26 6-8 p.m.
SAT Preparation Course Wed. 9/21-11/16 6-8 p.m.
Saugerties Lighthouse Tour Thurs. 10/6 noon-1:30 p.m.
Senior S.T.R.O.N.G. Mon. 9/12-12/5 10-11 a.m.
Setting the Stage for Safer Schools: Prevent Violence NYS Certification Mon. 11/14 6-8 p.m.
Sewing 101 Mon. 9/12-10/3 6-8 p.m.
Sewing for Beginners-Sleepover Kit Wed. 10/19-11/16 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Sewing for Beginners-Sleepover Kit Sat. 9/17-10/15 9:30-11:30 a.m.
Six Pack Slide Thurs. 9/15-12/8 4:45-5:30 p.m.
Skene Manor Tour & Lunch Thurs. 10/13 11:15 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Social Dance Basics Thurs. 9/15-10/20 6-7 p.m.
SOLO Wilderness EMT TBA TBA TBA
Speed Spanish Online 10/12-11/16 Online
Starting a Pet Business Online 10/14-10/28 Online
Starting a Pet Business Online 12/1-12/15 Online
Tabata: Burn Fat & Get Fit Sat. 9/24-12/3 8:30-9:30 a.m.
Ten Weeks to a Metabolic Make Over Wed. 9/21-11/30 5:30-6:30 p.m.
The Design, Color, Texture, and Flowers of the Fall Thurs. 10/27 9:30 a.m.-noon
The Early Operettas Wed. 11/9 9:30-11:30 a.m.
The First Global Conflict: The French and Indian War (s) 1754-1763 Mon. 9/19 10:30 a.m.-noon
The Hudson Mohawk Region: the Silicon Valley of the 19th Century Fri. 10/7 9:30-11:30 a.m.
The Tragedy of Alexander Hamilton Wed. 11/2 9:30-11:30 a.m.
The Tragedy of Alexander Hamilton Thurs. 11/3 9:30-11:30 a.m.
Tools & Techniques for the Professional -Entering a Client's Home Safely with a Pet in the Household Online 11/4-11/28 Online
Topic-Based Curriculum Tues. 11/8 6-8 p.m.
Tour of Ventfort Hall in Lenox Tues. 9/27 10-11:30 a.m.
Twilled Field Basket Wed. 10/12-10/19 6-9 p.m.
V.I.P. Casino-Cinematic Day Outing Wed. 11/2 6:45 a.m.-9 p.m.
Veterinary Assistant Online Ongoing Online
Vietnam, after 50 Years, Is It History? Mon. 10/3 9:30-11:30 a.m.
Visit Historic Grant's Cottage Mon. 9/12 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Walking Tour of Washington Park, Historic Homes and Artists' Studios Thurs. 9/15 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Watercolor Wishes Tues. 10/18 6-7:30 p.m.
Wilderness Navigation Sat. 9/10-10/8 1-4 p.m.
Women's Health Facts, Food and Fun! Wed. 11/9-11/16 6-8:30 p.m.
Working as an Early Childhood Team Tues. 10/18 6-8 p.m.
Working with Foreign-Born Children and Families Tues. 9/27 6-8 p.m.
Writing and Selling Fiction for Kids Thurs. 9/29-10/20 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Writing the Story of Your Life Tues. 9/20-10/11 9:30-11:30 a.m.
WWI Armies of the Western Front Fri. 9/23-9/30 9:30-11:30 a.m.
Yoga I: Foundations of Practice Mon. 9/12-12/5 3:30-4:30 p.m.
Yoga I: Foundations of Practice Wed. 9/14-12/7 4-5 p.m.
Yoga I: Foundations of Practice Thurs. 9/15-12/8 5:45-6:45 p.m.
Your Passport to Retirement: The Complete Financial Management Workshop Tues. 10/4-10/18 6:30-9 p.m.
Zentangle 101 Thurs. 9/15-10/6 6-8 p.m.
Zentangle ZenGems Thurs. 10/20-11/10 6-8 p.m.
Zumba Mon. 9/12-12/5 5:45-6:45 p.m.
Zumba Wed. 9/14-12/7 5:45-6:45 p.m.
Zumba Thurs. 9/15-12/8 4:45-5:45 p.m.