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Winter/Spring 2017 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 hundreds of 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

Nearly 190 courses to choose from!

Course Name Date(s) Day(s) Times
A Fascinating Morning with Two Local Town Historians 5/1-5/1Mon.9:30 - 11:30 a.m.
A Morning at the MiSci Museum 3/22-3/22Wed.10 a.m. - Noon
A Trilogy of Childhood 4/27-5/11Thurs.10 a.m. - Noon
Alternative Dental Assisting Program (ADAP) 2/20-6/9Online
America's Constitution3/6-3/13Mon.10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
An Interprofessional Approach to Promoting Oral Health for Early Childhood Educators4/12-4/12Wed.6 - 8 p.m.
An Introduction to Music Reading 5/5-5/5Fri.9:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Ancestry.com vs. Familysearch.org: Utilizing the Genealogy Giants 3/28-3/28Tues.9:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Antiques and More 3/16-3/16Thurs.9:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Ballet Barre2/13-5/8Mon.7 - 7:45 p.m.
Ballet Barre4/6-5/4Thurs.7:15 - 8 p.m.
Barbarian Sandbag Blast 2/12-5/14Sun.9 - 9:45 a.m.
Basic Watercolor4/27-5/18Thurs.1 - 4 p.m.
Beginner Twill on Wooden Base5/3-5/10Wed.6 - 9 p.m.
Beginner's Guide to Getting Published4/11-4/11Tues.7 - 9 p.m.
Beginning Obedience, Manners for Canines - Canine Good Citizen2/13-4/10Mon.7 - 8 p.m.
Beginning Pastels 4/26-6/14Wed.12 - 2:30 p.m.
Behind the Scenes at Hudson Valley Community College 4/7-5/5Fri.Noon - 2 p.m.
Behind the Scenes Tour of WMHT 3/23-3/23Thurs.10 a.m. - Noon
Belly Dance is for Every-body 2/14-5/16Tues.6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Body Conditioning and Toning2/13-5/1Mon.4:45 - 5:30 p.m.
Bokwa 2/15-5/17Wed.7 - 8 p.m.
Break Into Print with Nonfiction Articles4/27-5/11Thurs.6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Building Bridges: Relationships that Work for Teachers, Parents and Children 3/13-3/13Mon.6 - 8 p.m.
Butts and Guts 2/14-5/2Tues.5:30 - 6:15 p.m.
Butts and Guts 2 2/18-5/6Sat.8 - 8:45 a.m.
Card Making Basics 2/28-2/28Tues.6 - 7 p.m.
Cardio Kickboxing 2/14-5/9Tues.6:45 - 7:45 p.m.
Cardio Kickboxing 2/15-5/10Wed.7 - 8 p.m.
Cards, Cards, Cards3/7-4/11Tues.6 - 7:30 p.m.
Cash in with a Successful Home-Based Business4/11-4/11Tues.2 - 4 p.m.
Casino Table Games3/6-3/6Mon.6 - 9 p.m.
Certified Medical Administrative Assistant with Medical Billing and CodingOnline
Chain Reaction to "Turn off" Pain2/16-3/2Thurs.7 - 8 p.m.
Contemporary Guitar Skills I 2/13-5/15Mon.6 - 8 p.m.
Contemporary Guitar Skills II 2/14-5/16Tues.6 - 8 p.m.
Cooking Basics for Busy Parents3/27-4/3Mon.6:30 - 9 p.m.
Cooking Basics for Kids3/4-4/1Sat.9 - 11 a.m.
Cooking for One or Two - Part III 3/21-3/21Tues.11 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Core Camp 2/12-5/14Sun.6:45 - 7:30 a.m.
Cottage in the Snowy Woods: Painting in the Style of Impressionist Artist Camille Pissaro2/3-2/3Fri.10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Cradle of America: the Hudson and Mohawk Valleys 4/28-4/28Fri.9:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Crazy for Cupcakes2/11-2/11Sat.9 - 11 a.m.
Crazy for Cupcakes3/14-3/14Tues.6 - 8 p.m.
Crazy for Cupcakes4/11-4/11Tues.6 - 8 p.m.
Creative Completion4/6-4/27Thurs.6 - 8 p.m.
Crochet for Beginners2/23-3/16Thurs.6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Crochet for Beginners - Level Two3/30-4/20Thurs.6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Cruise on the Hudson and Champlain Canal with Mohawk Maiden Cruises 5/30-5/30Tues.1 - 3:30 p.m.
Dazzling Details4/11-4/11Tues.6 - 7:30 p.m.
Defensive Driving 4/8-4/8Sat.9 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Designer Washi Tape3/28-3/28Tues.6 - 7:30 p.m.
Driver Education2/1-6/11Sun.10:30 a.m. - Noon
Driver Education6/8-6/8Thurs.6:30 - 8 p.m.
Driver Education2/1-6/7Wed.5 - 6:30 p.m.
Driver Education2/1-6/7Wed.6:30 - 8 p.m.
Easter Brunch Made Easy4/2-4/2Sun.9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Eight Weeks to a Metabolic Makeover3/1-4/26Wed.5:30 - 6:30 p.m.
Elements of Fiction Writing: Discussion and Workshop2/27-4/10Mon.7 - 9 p.m.
Eliminate Pain with Total Motion Release!4/20-5/4Thurs.7 - 8 p.m.
Elm Tree Mill Tour 4/20-4/20Thurs.1 - 3 p.m.
English as a Second Language 2/8-4/12Wed.6 - 8 p.m.
Fat Burning Salad Dressings5/3-5/3Wed.6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Fat Burning Sweets5/10-5/10Wed.6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Fat Loss Fritters5/17-5/17Wed.6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
First Church: 375 Years and Still Counting4/3-4/3Mon.9:30 - 11:30 a.m.
First Time Home Buyer3/29-3/29Wed.6 - 8 p.m.
Floral Design for Fun5/9-5/9Tues.6:30 - 8 p.m.
Fly-Fishing: The Art and Science2/21-5/30Tues.6 - 9 p.m.
Getting Paid to Talk: Voice-Overs as a Profession 3/27-3/27Mon.6:30 - 9 p.m.
Glass and Ceramic Painting4/1-4/1Sat.10 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Gluten Free 1013/29-4/12Wed.6 - 8:30 p.m.
Heart and Stars Decorative Masks and Sponge Brayer3/14-3/14Tues.6 - 7:30 p.m.
HeartCode BLS (formerly BLS for Healthcare Providers)4/22-4/22Sat.9 -10:30 a.m.
HeartCode BLS (formerly BLS for Healthcare Providers)2/23-2/23Thurs.5-6:30 p.m.
High School Equivalency 2/6-5/18Mon. - Thurs.9:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.
High School Equivalency 2/6-5/17Mon. & Wed.6 - 9 p.m.
Hi-Lo Aerobics2/13-5/15Mon.7 - 8 p.m.
Historical Hike: Discovering Past Land Use 5/8-5/8Mon.1 - 3 p.m.
Hops Farming: 1015/11-5/11Thurs.1 - 3 p.m.
How to Earn Extra Money with a Mystery Shopping Business4/11-4/11Tues.1 - 2 p.m.
Identification and Reporting of Child Abuse and Maltreatment 3/27-3/27Mon.6 - 8 p.m.
Incorporating Foreign Language into the Early Childhood Curriculum 5/1-5/1Mon.6 - 8 p.m.
Instant Italian 3/15-5/5Online
Insurance Personal Lines Agents/Brokers Licensing Course3/2-3/18Thurs. & Fri.
Sat.
5 - 9 p.m.
9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Intermediate Acrylics 4/27-6/15Thurs.12 - 2:30 p.m.
Intermediate Mah Jongg4/25-5/16Tues.1 - 3 p.m.
Introduction to Animal Communication4/29-4/29Sat.9 a.m. - Noon
Introduction to Computers3/29-4/26Wed.6 - 8 p.m.
Introduction to Excel2/25-3/18Sat.9 - 11 a.m.
Introduction to Folk Music Using Fiddle, Banjo, Guitar and Song4/4-4/4Tues.9:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Introduction to Microsoft Access 2013 3/15-5/5Online
Introduction to Mindfulness Meditation: Practices to Improve Concentration and Reduce Stress4/11-5/9Tues.3 - 4:30 p.m.
Introduction to Photoshop CC 3/15-5/5Online
Introduction to Snowshoeing 2/27-2/27Mon.1 - 3 p.m.
Introduction to the Art of Clowning3/1-5/31Wed.6 - 9 p.m.
Ireland - Land of Song, Land of Love3/14-3/14Tues.9:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Kettlebells 2/16-4/27Thurs.6 - 7 p.m.
Knickerbocker Family Mansion - Ghosts, Tour and Lunch5/17-5/17Wed.10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Knitting for Beginners2/21-3/14Tues.6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Knitting for Beginners - Level Two3/28-4/25Tues.6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Learn How to Do Your Own Alterations2/13-3/6Mon.6 - 8 p.m.
Learning the "Ins and Outs" of your Digital Camera5/2-5/9Tues.1 - 4 p.m.
Let's Cook! 3/1-3/1Wed.6 - 8 p.m.
Liberty vs. Authority: The Supreme Court and the Bill of Rights3/15-3/15Wed.9:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Local Infiltration Anesthesia Review Course3/4-3/4Sat.8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Lucy Larcom: A New England Mill Worker in the 19th Century4/12-4/12Wed.9:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Lunch Box Tote4/29-4/29Sat.10 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Making Green(er) Money3/1-3/1Wed.6:30 - 8 p.m.
Marbled Mania 3/1-3/8Wed.6 - 9 p.m.
Maximizing Social Security Benefit2/15-2/15Wed.6 - 8 p.m.
Medical Transcription and Medical TerminologyOnline
Medicare 101 4/27-5/4Thurs.6 - 7:30 p.m.
Medicare 101 5/1-5/8Mon.10 - 11:30 a.m.
Meet the Agent/Publisher Q&A - Get Your Manuscript Critiqued4/11-4/11Tues.6 - 7 p.m.
MELT Away Pain2/21-2/28Tues.7 - 8 p.m.
MELT Away Pain2/21-2/28Tues.7 - 8 p.m.
MELT Away Your Back, Hip, Neck, or Shoulder Pain Without Drugs 3/30-4/13Thurs.7 - 8:30 p.m.
MELT Away Your Back, Hip, Neck, or Shoulder Pain Without Drugs 3/30-4/13Thurs.7 - 8:30 p.m.
Metabolic Blast Bootcamp 2/13-5/19Mon., Wed. & Fri.6 - 7 a.m.
Mice on Ice 1/24-2/28Tues.10 - 10:30 a.m.
Mice on Ice 1/24-2/28Tues.10:30 - 11 a.m.
Microsoft Office Basics for the Administrative Professional2/8-3/15Wed.6 - 8 p.m.
Monotangle4/27-5/18Thurs.6 - 8 p.m.
More Maple, Please! 3/1-3/15Wed.6 - 8:30 p.m.
Nia 2/7-5/30Tues.5:30 - 6:30 p.m.
Notary Public Review Workshop - Prepare for the NYS Exam5/11-5/11Thurs.8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Notary Public Review Workshop - Prepare for the NYS Exam2/15-2/15Wed.5 - 9 p.m.
Nourish Your Body for Life Long Well-Being!4/5-4/19Wed.6 - 9 p.m.
Nutrition for Seniors3/31-3/31Fri.9:30 - 11:30 a.m.
NYS Certification Course: Local Infiltration Anesthesia and Nitrous Oxide Analgesia 3/4-3/12Various
Oh Happy Day Card Kit 2/21-2/21Tues.6 - 7:30 p.m.
Open Sew 4/24-5/29Mon.6 - 8 p.m.
P.E.T.S. Basics of Grooming School4/5-5/10Online
Paper Filigree Flowers4/12-4/12Wed.6 - 8 p.m.
Paralegal Certificate Course5/1-8/11Online
Paralegal Certificate Course3/6-6/16/2016Online
Pet CPR and First Aid2/21-3/16Online
Pet CPR and First Aid4/4-4/27/2016Online
Pet Education Certificate Program 2/8-4/5Online
Pet Education Certificate Program 3/16-5/11Online
Pie Basket 3/29-4/5Wed.6 - 9 p.m.
Pilates for Runners 2/12-5/14Sun.7:45 - 8:45 a.m.
Pilates Mat - Beginner 2/13-5/8Mon.5:15 - 6 p.m.
Pilates Mat - Beginner 2/15-5/10Wed.5:15 - 6 p.m.
Pilates Mat - Intermediate 2/13-5/8Mon.6:05 - 6:50 p.m.
Pilates Mat - Intermediate 2/15-5/10Wed.6:05 - 6:50 p.m.
PTIA Personal Trainer Certification4/29-4/30Sat. & Sun.9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
R&B Soul Line Dancing 2/26-4/9Sun.6 - 7:30 p.m.
Raising Money-Savvy Kids with your Family Values5/2-5/2Tues.6 - 8 p.m.
Rhinestone Basics4/4-4/4Tues.6 - 7:30 p.m.
Richard Rogers and his Contributions to the American Musical Theatre 4/26-4/26Wed.9:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Rise and Grind3/28-5/9 Tues. & Thurs.5:45 - 6:30 a.m.
Running for Beginners 3/18-5/6Sat.9 - 9:45 a.m.
Russell Sage, the Money King4/7-4/7Fri.9:30 - 11:30 a.m.
S.A.T. Preparation Course 3/1-5/3Wed.7 - 9 p.m.
Saint John Honeywood, Post-Revolutionary Jokester 5/10-5/10Wed.9:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Saratoga's Great Ladies Walking Tours 4/18-4/18Tues.1 - 3 p.m.
Saratoga's Great Ladies Walking Tours 5/2-5/2Tues.1 -3 p.m.
Saratoga's Great Ladies Walking Tours 5/9-5/9Tues.1 - 3 p.m.
Search Engine Optimization for Small Businesses2/21-2/21Tues.6 - 9 p.m.
Seed Starting 2/1-2/1Wed.5:30 - 6:30 p.m.
Senior S.T.R.O.N.G. 2/13-5/15Mon.10 - 11 a.m.
Setting the Stage for Safer Schools: A Two-Hour Prevent Violence Training for Persons Seeking Certification in New York State3/13-3/13Mon.6 - 8 p.m.
Seven Simple Secrets to Financial Freedom4/11-4/11Tues.4 - 6 p.m.
Sewing 1013/13-4/10Mon.6 - 8 p.m.
Simple and Healthy Cooking 2/8-2/22Wed.6 - 8:30 p.m.
Sources for Researching your New York State Family History 4/25-4/25Tues.9:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Speed Spanish 3/15-5/5Online
Spring Sensations - Exploring Nearby Nature Preserves4/21-5/19Fri.10 a.m. - Noon
Springtime Plaid3/18-3/18Sat.10 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Starting a Pet Business2/10-3/3Online
Starting a Pet Business4/6-4/27Online
Tabata: Burn Fat and Get Fit 2/18-5/6Sat.8:30 - 9:30 a.m.
TABE Pre-Test1/28-1/28Sat.9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
TABE Pre-Test2/2-2/2Thurs.9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
TABE Pre-Test2/1-2/1Wed.6 - 9 p.m.
TABE Pre-Test1/25-1/25Wed.6 - 9 p.m.
The Best of Oakwood4/25-4/25Tues.1 - 3 p.m.
The Doane Stuart "Green Roof" 5/15-5/15Mon.1 - 2:30 p.m.
The Duel3/30-4/6Thurs.7 - 9 p.m.
The Fabulous Cushing Boys3/30-3/30Thurs.9:30 - 11:30 a.m.
The Flowers of Spring: Their Design, Color and Texture3/8-3/8Wed.9:30 a.m. - Noon
The Fundamentals of CrossFit3/1-4/5Wed.5 - 6 p.m.
The Irish Bridget5/3-5/3Wed.9:30 - 11:30 a.m.
The Mindful Classroom 3/27-3/27Mon.6 - 8 p.m.
The Saugerties Lighthouse 4/20-4/20Thurs.Noon - 1:30 p.m.
The Tragedy of Alexander Hamilton4/28-4/28Fri.1 - 3 p.m.
Tick Safety 3/31-3/31Fri.9:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Tools and Techniques for the Professional - Entering a Client's Home Safely with a Pet in the Household 4/21-5/12Online
Tough Mudder Training3/7-6/22Tues. & Thurs.5:30 - 6:30 p.m.
Tour and Book at the Batcheller Mansion 4/25-4/25Tues.1 - 3 p.m.
Tour and Lunch at The Skene Manor 5/4-5/4Thurs.11:15 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Troy Is My Hometown The Life and Times of Maureen Stapleton 4/19-4/19Wed.9:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Ukrainian Eggs, Pysanky Eggs3/23-3/23Thurs.11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Ukrainian Eggs, Pysanky Eggs3/28-3/28Tues.11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Understanding the Vietnam War: Hard Lessons From an American Reckoning4/16-4/27Thurs.6 - 8 p.m.
Van Gogh's Crazy Trees: A Lesson in Post-Impressionist Art2/25-2/25Sat.10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Veterinary AssistantOnline
Visit Historic Grant's Cottage5/9-5/9Tues.10:00 a.m. - Noon
Volkssporting! The Best Kept Secret to Fun, Fitness and Friendship in the Capital District4/24-4/24Mon.9 a.m. - Noon
Walking Tour of Troy's Historic Washington Park, Surrounding Homes and Artists Studio with Tea5/16-5/16Tues.10 a.m. - Noon
What the Woof?4/27-4/27Thurs.1 - 3 p.m.
Wilderness Navigation 4/22-5/20Sat.1 - 4 p.m.
Wing Chun Kung Fu: Realistic Self-Defense2/23-2/23Thurs.7:15 - 9:15 p.m.
Wink of Stella 3/7-3/7/2016Tues.6 - 7:30 p.m.
Women of the Revolution - Backstage Heroines3/29-3/29Wed.9:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Working With Children of Divorce: How to Approach Education With Care and Compassion 4/3-4/3Mon.6 - 8 p.m.
Writing From Your Heart: The Art of Personal Essays3/2-3/16Thurs.6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Yoga I: Foundations of Practice 2/13-5/15Mon.3:30 - 4:30 p.m.
Yoga I: Foundations of Practice 2/16-5/11Thurs.5:45 - 6:45 p.m.
Yoga I: Foundations of Practice 2/15-5/17Wed.4 - 5 p.m.
Your Passport to Retirement: The Complete Financial Management Workshop3/28-4/11 Tues.6:30 - 9 p.m.
Zumba2/13-5/15Mon.5:45 - 6:45 p.m.
Zumba2/16-5/11Thurs.4:45 - 5:45 p.m.
Zumba2/15-5/17Wed.5:45 - 6:45 p.m.