Here's a listing of upcoming educational opportunities around the North Country:

 

CHAMPLAIN VALLEY EDUCATIONAL SERVICES

ATCD 101A Auto Cad: 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., Monday through Thursday, Feb. 24 to March 12. $250. 

Basic Home Electrical Skills: 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., Feb. 24. $30, adult; $15, child. Mineville Branch Campus. 

MPHL 150A Phlebotomy for Medical Professionals: 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m., Tuesdays and Thursdays, March 3 to May 19. $866 plus $177 for the text and certification exam, $135 for a background check and $40 for a drug test. Plattsburgh Main Campus. 

DDRW 150A Defensive Driving Workshop: 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., March 4 and 5. $89. Plattsburgh Main Campus. 

Baking 101: 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., March 11. $30, adult; $15, child. Plattsburgh Main Campus. 

Pizza 101: 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., March 11.  $30, adult; $15, child. Plattsburgh Main Campus. 

COSM 300B NYS Cosmetology Exam Refresher: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., March 14. $49. Mineville Branch Campus. 

MCNA 200A Nurse Assisting: 3:30 p.m. to 9 p.m., Monday through Thursday, March 16 to May 15. $2,269 plus $90 for text and workbook, $115 for certification, $135 for a background check and $40 for a drug test.

ELEC 100B Basic Electrical Skills: 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., Tuesdays and Thursdays, March 24 through April 9. $120. Mineville Branch Campus. 

Soup Making: 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., April 1. $30, adult; $15, child. Plattsburgh Main Campus. 

OPCS 100B Open Carpentry Shop: 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., Tuesdays and Thursdays, March 3 to 19. $120. Participants must supply their own safety glasses and steel-toed boots. Additional Supply Charges for Stock Projects Apply: Mixed hardwood cutting boards, $30; five-board bench, $20; two-step stool, $20. Mineville Branch Campus. 

Performing Mini Facials and Manicures: 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., April 4. $30, adult; $15, child. Plattsburgh Main Campus. 

UFRT 101A Use of Force Training: 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., April 8 and 9. $65. Plattsburgh Main Campus. 

HVEQ 200B Heavy Equipment Operation: 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Mondays and Wednesdays, May 4 to June 1. $249. Mineville Branch Campus. 

CHSW 100A Chainsaw Handling, Operation, Maintenance & Safety: 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., May 5, 7, 12 and 14, Plattsburgh Main Campus. $60. Participants who require saw/oil/fuel, additional $10.

Classes held at 1585 Military Turnpike, Plattsburgh or the Satellite Branch campus, 518 Rugar St., Plattsburgh, unless otherwise indicated. Mineville campus located at 3092 Plank Road.

Call the Plattsburgh location at 518-561-0100 or Mineville at 518-942-6691 to register.

  

CLINTON COUNTY RETIRED AND SENIOR VOLUNTEER PROGRAM

Beginner's Tai Chi for Arthritis: 9 a.m. to 10 a.m., Tuesdays from Feb. 18 to June 2, City of Plattsburgh Recreation Center, 52 US Oval, Plattsburgh. Anyone 55 years of age or older is welcome. Call 518-566-0944 to register or email kate@ccrsvp.com for more information.

 

MERCY CARE FOR THE ADIRONDACKS 

Foundations Course for Faith Community Nursing: Various times on various dates from March 27 to April 25, Mercy Care for the Adirondacks, 185 Old Military Road, Lake Placid. All sessions are required. The course is offered to registered nurses of all faiths. Mercy Care provides the training at no cost to participants but preregistration is required. Call 518-523-5582 or email ccummings@adkmercy.org to register or for more information. 

 

NORTH COUNTRY COMMUNITY COLLEGE 

Wheel-Throwing Pottery Class: 6 to 8 p.m., Mondays and Wednesdays from Feb. 17 to April 6, 23 Santanoni Ave., Saranac Lake. Cost, $150. For more information or to register, email records@nccc.edu or call 518-891-2915 ext. 1689.

Scented Soap Workshop: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Feb. 29, Malone Campus, Reshetkina Hall Student Lounge, 75 William St., Malone. $20. Preregistration required. Call 518-891-2915 ext 1689 or email records@nccc.edu to register. 

"In the bath" Workshop: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., March 7, Malone Campus, Reshetkina Hall Student Lounge, 75 William St., Malone. $20. Preregistration required. Call 518-891-2915 ext 1689 or email records@nccc.edu to register. 

Facial Spa Workshop: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., March 14, Malone Campus, Reshetkina Hall Student Lounge, 75 William St., Malone. $20. Preregistration required. Call 518-891-2915 ext 1689 or email records@nccc.edu to register. 

 

PLATTSBURGH CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT 

Yoga Classes: Monday and Wednesday sessions over the next several months, Duken Administrative Building, 49 Broad St., Plattsburgh. City Residents, $20 for six class session; gold card members senior citizen, $15 for six class session; non-residents, $25 for six class session; walk-in rate $5/class. Visit www.plattscsd.org to register or call 518-569-4332 for more information. 

Session 4 Mondays:  Feb. 24, March 2, 9, 16, 23, 30.

Session 4 Wednesdays (In progress):  February 26, and March 4, 11, 18.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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