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Hobbies

Beekeeping  

This class, offered in partnership with the Susquehanna Beekeepers Association, introduces students to the basics of beekeeping. Topics include starting a beekeeping business, assembling and maintaining equipment, examining honeybees, manipulating hives, and managing diseases and parasites that affect honeybees. Senior citizen and disabled retiree tuition waivers apply. Course fee includes a one year membership in the Susquehanna Beekeepers Association. Last session meets on Saturday, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m., and will be spent at a local bee yard for hands-on experience in examining and manipulating hives. Must be 16 to register. Those under 16 can register but must be accompanied by a registered adult.
Course: 25580     Course Fee: $50    
Meeting Day(s): Fri.   3/6/2015 - 4/17/2015    Time: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM  7 sessions
Location: Edgewood Hall, Rm. 219    Instructor: Staff
Includes one Saturday - date TBA based on arrival of bees. No class 3/27. 

Beekeeping Introduction  

Beekeeping is a fun and interesting hobby, however, don't get stung! Find out what's involved before investing your time and resources. This class, presented by the Susquehanna Beekeepers Association, will explain the equipment needed, how to start a hive, and even explain how to make your own equipment. If you decide it's a hobby you would like to pursue, you will be ready for the full Beekeeping class offered in the spring.
Course: 45331     Course Fee: $10    
Meeting Day(s): Sat.   11/22/2014    Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM  1 session
Location: Edgewood Hall, Rm. 166    Instructor: Staff

Bridge For Fun  

This class is geared for students who have played bridge before. New strategies will be introduced at the beginning of each class session. Students will then participate in supervised play. A workbook with multiple exercises will be provided. If you are a new bridge player, you should register for the Monday evening class.
Course: 25590     Registration: $49    
Meeting Day(s): Thur.   4/2/2015 - 5/28/2015    Time: 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM  8 sessions
Location: Joppa Hall, Rm. 012    Instructor: M. Sisolak
No class 5/21. 

Course: 25591     Registration: $49    
Meeting Day(s): Thur.   4/2/2015 - 5/28/2015    Time: 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM  8 sessions
Location: Joppa Hall    Instructor: M. Sisolak
No class 5/21. 

Craps, Roulette, Texas Hold'Em  

With the advent of table games in the state of Maryland, this class will get you ready to play! Learn the basic rules, strategies, odds, and casino advantage to playing craps, roulette, and Texas Hold'em. Web-based illustrations and in-class play will help you master the games.
Course: 25005     Registration: $43    
Meeting Day(s): Wed.   1/14/2015 - 2/11/2015    Time: 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM  5 sessions
Location: Joppa Hall, Rm. 012    Instructor: G. Fiore

Model Railroading: Module Construction  

A module is a portable section of table-top structure, one part of a large group of like tables - which when assembled form a large and fully operational model railroad. Modules are proving excellent for people with limited home space for a model railroad, yet who also enjoy a large layout. Learn course discusses module construction standards plus building techniques for table construction, electrical wiring, track laying, and scenery. Then build your own 4' x 2' module (compatible with National Model Railroad Association standards) with the goal of operating a full model railroad by the final night. Course fee covers wood framing materials but not scenery and detailing costs. Prerequisite: Model Railroading I or permission of instructor.
Course: 45501     Registration: $75    Course Fee: $75    
Meeting Day(s): Wed.   11/5/2014 - 12/3/2014    Time: 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM  5 sessions
Location: Aberdeen Hall, Rm. 252    Instructor: R. Schwanke
Those who are sharing a module or who do not wish to build their own module should register using 45503. Cost is $75 and no supplies are provided. 

Wild Fowl Carving  

Discover the art of decoy carving. Study bird anatomy, learn carving techniques, and study and reproduce the habitat of the bird for mounting. Beginning students and repeat students welcome. Beginning students must purchase carving kit (about $40) from instructor at first class session.
Course: 25348     Registration: $169    
Meeting Day(s): Tues.   2/10/2015 - 5/5/2015    Time: 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM  12 sessions
Location: Joppa Hall, Rm. 014    Instructor: G. Stram
No class 3/24. 


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