Club 50 Plus Workshops

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for $5 and get a 20 percent discount on future Club 50 Workshops, Culinary and Professional Development classes through June 30, 2015.

Mention code: CEGN001-MW01.

Club 50 Plus offers workshops and seminars designed to enhance the personal, professional and social lives of participants. You will enjoy the quality instruction, state-of-the-art facilities and convenient locations in Atlantic and Cape May counties. Join us for a Club 50 Plus workshop or seminar and enhance your life.

NEW! Spirits and Prohibition

Explore the world of spirits, where they originate and what crop they are fermented from in this seminar that breaks it all down for you. In addition, the influence of Prohibition on this area and our country will be discussed, taking us back in time to our own little “Boardwalk Empire.”

Fee: Free for Club 50 Plus members

  • Section: MW01-Mays Landing Campus, Building T
    Monday, April 27
    11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

Origami: Unfolding the Secret (You are never too old to fold!)

This introduction to origami will help you unfold the secret to the art of Japanese paper folding. In this fun-filled, hands-on workshop, you will discover how easy it is to create one-of-a-kind practical and creative models, including useful boxes, handmade cards, personalized notepaper, jewelry, toys, holiday ornaments and sculptures to display or give as gifts. Learn budget-friendly ways to recycle a variety of paper materials from magazine covers to business cards that will entertain your friends and family forever. No experience required. Bring a magazine cover to the first class. The final class will culminate with a student exhibit.

CEGN-194 (9 Hours)
Fee: $75 (Includes $5 material fee.)

  • Section MW01-Mays Landing Campus
    6 Wednesdays beginning April 8 (Ending May 13)
    10-11:30 a.m.

Guitar Basics

Have you always wanted to learn how to play the guitar? Studies have shown that playing a musical instrument can benefit both your mental and physical health. It stimulates the brain and improves memory. Have fun while learning the basics from Eric “Rick” Land of Rick’s Rock Guitar School, who has 10 years of experience playing and teaching. You will learn chords, scales, music theory and your favorite songs. Bring your own guitar; an electronic tuner is recommended.

FINE-126 (12 Hours)
Fee $139

  • Section MW03-Mays Landing Campus
    8 Thursdays beginning May 7 (Ending June 25)
    7-8:30 p.m.

Exploring the World via the Internet for Seniors

Learn about this huge collection of computer networks and its many tools, including using email, searching for people and maps on the Web, and researching information about health issues, travel, shopping, coupons, movies, books, genealogy and senior organizations online.

COAP-139 (6 Hours)
Fee: $59 (Tuition $29, Lab $30)

  • Section MW03-Mays Landing Campus, Building T
    2 Fridays, May 8 and 15
    9 a.m.-noon

Manage, Edit & Email Your Photographs

Have a digital camera but don’t know what to do with pictures once you take them? Learn to move images from your camera to your computer, then edit and resize your photographs for use on the Web or to email to family and friends. Bring your digital camera along with the USB cable.

COAP-144 (3 Hours)
Fee: $39

  • Section MW02-Mays Landing Campus, Building T
    Friday, May 29
    9 a.m.-noon

NEW! iPad Basics

Explore the basics of your iPad by going through its various features and options. In this workshop, you will gain a stronger understanding of how your iPad works and how to use different finger gestures and keyboard commands to help you navigate and become more efficient when operating your iPad. This workshop requires you to have an iPad running iOS 7.

COAP-157 (3 Hours)
Fee: $39

  • Section MW04-Mays Landing Campus, Building T
    Monday, June 1
    9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

NEW! Chair Yoga

In this series, you will practice chair yoga and gentle movements, breathing exercises, meditation and relaxation. Learn new movement skills to improve balance, coordination and develop self-observation for monitoring your well-being. The goal is to learn to unite your body, mind and spirit.

CEGN-195 (6 Hours)
Fee: $59

  • Section MW01-Mays Landing Campus
    6 Saturdays, April 11, 18, 25,
    May 2, 9 and 16
    10-11 a.m.

NEW! Techniques for De-Stressing the Mind and Body

Have fun while relaxing your mind and body through experiential exercises and practices that teach you to relax, soothe the nerves and calm the mind. The class consists of mindfulness of the present moment practices and experiences, mind/body techniques and information for greater health and well-being, breathing exercises, gentle stretching, visualization, meditation and some chair yoga.

CEGN-196 (6 Hours)
Fee: $59

  • Section MW01-Mays Landing Campus
    6 Saturdays, May 30, June 6, 13, 20, 27 and July 11
    10-11 a.m.

Intermediate Piano

This class will build on the fundamental concepts of Beginner Piano. Practice playing more melodies by building on basic piano theory.

FINE-164 (10 Hours)
Fee: $89

  • Section MW03-Mays Landing Campus
    4 Mondays beginning June 8
    5:30-8 p.m.

eBay 101: Learn How to Buy and Sell

We’ve all heard of eBay, but have you ever used it? Are you afraid to list an item for sale or buy something because you may not do it correctly? This class is for you! This seminar will cover all aspects of how to use eBay for buying and selling. It will cover tips on what sellers should avoid, what is too good to be true, and how to list your item for sale at the right price to attract the right buyer. If you are interested in selling an item, bring in as much information on the product as you can, and we will use it as a sample listing.

COAP-116 (3 Hours)
Fee: $39

For More Information

Email Melissa Hatty, or call 609-343-5658 for more information.

Introduction to the Personal Computer for Seniors

Designed for seniors with no computer experience, this workshop will guide you through the basics, including the components of your computer and their specific functions. This course also includes a brief introduction to the Internet.

COAP-101 (10 Hours)
Fee: $99 (Tuition $49, Lab $50)

For More Information

Email Melissa Hatty, or call 609-343-5658 for more information.

Beginning Genealogy

If you are interested in beginning genealogy research, this course is the first step. You will review how to get started and get organized; understand what primary source records are available for genealogy research and how to analyze them, and how to construct a family tree using these records. This session is taught by Heather Perez, an experienced librarian, archivist and historian with a specialty in family history research.

CEGN-129 (6 Hours)
Fee: $69

For More Information

Email Susan DeCicco, or call 609.343.5655 for information on future classes.

Beginner Piano

Master the fundamental concepts and basic techniques to play easy melodies in this beginner’s workshop. Proper posture and reading music will be emphasized.

FINE-163 (10 Hours)
Fee: $89

For More Information

Email Susan DeCicco, or call 609.343.5655 for information on future classes.

Self-Defense & Personal Safety Course for Older Adults

This course is designed for older adults who want to learn how to increase their ability to defend themselves and reduce risk to their person. The course will include both classroom instruction on personal safety strategies and hands-on training in practical self-defense techniques. Facilitator Tom Davey has 28 years of experience in local law enforcement.

CEGN-197 (10.5 Hours)
Fee: $89

For More Information

Email Susan DeCicco, or call 609.343.5655 for information on future classes.

For more information about any of our programs please contact
Susan DeCicco, 609.343.5655