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This spring Community Education offers more than 1,000 ways to do what you love. Check out these hot classes, or visit our website at for even more!*

Creative Arts

Harmony Singing
Can you carry a tune but want to learn and improve your harmony skills? Multi-cultural songs. Very fun!
CRN Campus / Bldg / Rm Time Days Dates
24340 SE Center / TABOR 10 AM-12:30 PM Sa 11-April-2009
Instructor: Ann E Weiss Tuition: $25.00 Fees: $0.00
Handmade Papers: Crash Course
Learn the full process from how to make pulp to the paper sheets. Make beautiful paper or cards, small gift boxes and art projects. Bring hair dryer, a phone book and box (or plastic bin) for transporting projects that are still wet.
CRN Campus / Bldg / Rm Time Days Dates
26424 Cascade / MAHB / 223 10 AM-4 PM Sa 18-April-2009
Instructor: Sierra L Briano Tuition: $35.00 Fees: $12.00

Home and Garden

Going Green on a Budget

Is it time for that remodeling project? Join the green revolution. Discover surprisingly low cost options in sustainable flooring and surfaces without compromising great design.

CRN Campus / Bldg / Rm Time Days Dates
27237 Tualatin / TUALHI / 123 06:30 PM-08:00 PM Th 14-May-2009
Instructor: Angela Todd Notes: $10 payable to “Angela Todd Designs.” Tuition: $25.00 Fees: $5.00
Rain Gardens and More!

Join us as we explore all the exciting things we can do to manage rainfall runoff around our homes! Learn about rain gardens, ecoroofs, pervious pavements, rainwater harvesting and more. We’ll take a tour of local examples in Portland.

CRN Campus / Bldg / Rm Time Days Dates
27089 No Portland / EASOIL / . 06:30 PM-08:30 PM Th 07-May-2009 thru 28-May-2009
Instructor: Candace Stoughton Tuition: $45.00 Fees: $0.00

Language and Culture

Art Through the Ages
Learn firsthand from works of art in the Portland Art Museum galleries. From ancient Greek to modern and contemporary, explore and analyze the wonderful complexities of art!
CRN Campus / Bldg / Rm Time Days Dates
27034 Downtown / ARTMSM / 06:00 PM-07:30 PM Th 16-Apr-2009 thru 21-May-2009
Instructor: Karin S Whalen Notes: $10 fee paid to “Portland Art Museum” for pass. Tuition: $49.00 Fees: $0.00
Buddism: Entering the Mystery of Being
Buddhism is not a system of beliefs. Instead, it is a set of instructions for the path to enlightenment. Class will include meditation sessions and practical instructions, as well as an exploration of the meaning of “enlightenment”
CRN Campus / Bldg / Rm Time Days Dates
26854 Sylvania / TCB / 216 07:00 PM-08:50 PM Th 09-Apr-2009 thru 30-Apr-2009
Instructor: Michael D Conklin Tuition: $45.00 Fees: $0.00


English Garden Tour Info Session
Your English garden tour begins with a visit to the Hampton Court Flower Show, bigger than the famous Chelsea Flower Show and held on the grounds of the spectacular Hampton Court Palace just outside of London. You’ll rub elbows with gardeners from all of England. Next stop, RHS Wisley for acres of demonstration gardens. Then ramble through the Cotswolds and the English countryside visiting Hidcote, Sissinghurst and other gardens of note.$2,499 (approximate price) and $200 PCC tuition, includes: hotel with daily breakfast, transportation per itinerary, entrance fees,and several meals. Airfare is not included.
CRN Campus / Bldg / Rm Time Days Dates
23370 Central Portland – CPWTC / CPWTC / 301 07:00 PM-08:00 PM Th 23-Apr-2009
Instructor: Nancy Horner Tuition: Free

Professional Enhancement

Starting Your Own Freelance Business
Not sure a career as a freelancer is right for you? Come learn the ins and outs from someone who has made the leap from employee to business owner. Gain specific tools and information to get started in your dream business now!
CRN Campus / Bldg / Rm Time Days Dates
27234 NE Port / HERITB / 002 06:30 PM-08:30 PM M 04-May-2009 thru 01-Jun-2009
Instructor: Rhonda L Spencer Notes: No class 5/25. Tuition: $45.00 Fees: $10.00
Discover Your True Work
Are you finding your current work unsatisfying, stressful, or exhausting? Are you thinking about trying something new? Come explore self-discovery tools that will help you find fulfilling work; create a job search built on your strengths.
CRN Campus / Bldg / Rm Time Days Dates
26799 SE Port / FRAKHS / 160 06:00 PM-09:00 PM Tu 21-April-2009
26799 SE Center / TABOR / 135 01:00 PM-04:00 PM Sa 25-April-2009
Instructor: Natasha Harmon Tuition: $35.00 Fees: $5.00

Recreation and Wellness

Weight Loss Through Hypnosis
Certified hypnotherapist teaches techniques you need to permanently change your behavior with food to successfully lose weight. If diets haven’t worked for you in the past, hypnotherapy may be the solution.
CRN Campus / Bldg / Rm Time Days Dates
27242 NE Port / GRNTHS / 237 07:00 PM-09:00 PM Th 14-May-2009 thru 21-May-2009
Instructor: Lexi Parrott Tuition: $35.00 Fees: $12.00
How to Give a Great Massage!
Learn how to give your friends and family agreat neck and shoulder massage. Exploredifferent ways to reduce tension as well as, easy to learn massage techniques . Bring a pillowand a blanket.
CRN Campus / Bldg / Rm Time Days Dates
26630 NW Port / FRNHSE / . 09:00 AM-01:00 PM Sa 25-Apr-2009
Instructor: John W Johnson Notes: Bring pillow, blanket & optional massage oil. Tuition: $39.00 Fees: $10.00

*A full schedule of classes are included in the PCC Communities magazine mailed to your home. Or you can request a copy at!


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