Club 50 Plus Workshops

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for $5 and get a 15 percent discount on future Club 50 Workshops, Culinary and
Pe
rsonal Enrichment classes through June 30, 2018.

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 enrich your life. 

FREE! Who Are You Leaving Your Money To?

Join us for this complimentary course presented by Raymond N. Beebe, Esq., CPA, a member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys. Topics will include long-term care; how to avoid estate tax traps that can affect the whole family; wills and trusts used in estate planning; and durable powers of attorney and health care declarations.

PDEV-124 (2 Hours)
Fee: Free (Registration is required to reserve  a seat in this workshop)

  • Section CW01-Cape May County Campus
    Thursday, Sept. 28, 2017
    2-4 p.m.

  • Section MW01-Mays Landing Campus
    Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2017
    2:30-4:30 p.m.

FREE! Alzheimer’s 101 

This program, presented by Alzheimer’s New Jersey, provides a comprehensive overview for anyone who wants to learn about memory loss, Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia. Information about risk factors and warning signs, steps to obtaining a diagnosis, and treatment options are discussed. Planning for the future, coping with behavioral and other changes, and accessing community resources are also reviewed.

PDEV-169 (2 Hours) 
Fee: Free (Registration is required to reserve a seat in this workshop)

  • Section MW01-Mays Landing Campus
    Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2017
    11 a.m.-1 p.m. 

FREE! The Essential Tools for Life (and Death) Planning

Join us for this complimentary session presented by Raymond N. Beebe, Esq., CPA, a member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys. This workshop will provide essential information involving wills, powers of attorney and advanced directives. It will cover how to deal with specific issues surrounding the preparation of these documents, including how to protect assets, second marriages and disabled spouses and/or children. 

PDEV-159 (2 Hours) 
Fee: Free (Registration is required to reserve a seat in this workshop)

  • Section MW01-Mays Landing Campus
    Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017
    6-8 p.m.

  • Section MW02-Mays Landing Campus
    Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2017
    11 a.m.-1 p.m.

Buying on eBay

We’ve all heard of eBay, but have you ever used it? Are you afraid to buy something because you may not do it correctly or don’t know how to get the best deal? This class is for you! This seminar will introduce you to the world of eBay and will review all aspects of how to use eBay for buying. It will cover tips on which sellers to avoid, what is too good to be true, and how to determine which seller to buy from. If you are interested in buying something specific on eBay, please bring in all information (including any code numbers) pertaining to the item, and we will use it as an example in class.

NOTE: This class is mandatory in order to take Beginner Selling on eBay 101.

COAP-116 (2 Hours)
Fee: $29

  • Section MW01-Mays Landing Campus
    Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2017
    6-8 p.m. 

Beginner Selling on eBay

Prerequisite: You must have taken Buying on eBay 101 or be an experienced eBay buyer.

This seminar is for eBay users familiar with how eBay works and with active eBay and PayPal accounts, as well as plenty of experience buying on eBay. We will dive right into all aspects of how to use eBay for selling. We will cover tips on 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-173 (3 Hours)
Fee: $39

  • Section MW01-Mays Landing Campus
    Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017
    6-9 p.m.

Expanded Selling on eBay

Prerequisite: In order to take this class, you must have taken our Buying on eBay and Beginner Selling on eBay workshops, or be an experienced eBay buyer and have some experience selling on eBay.

Learn tips on how to list your item for sale at the right price and to calculate billing and shipping charges. Learn how to ship your item in the most cost effective way, putting more money in your pocket. We will also cover scenarios like “why didn’t my item sell?” and make suggestions on how to tweak your description page, photos and pricing in order 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-189 (2 Hours)
Fee: $29

  • Section MW01-Mays Landing Campus
    Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017
    6-8 p.m. 

Sharing Pictures across the Web

Have a digital device but don’t know what to do with pictures once you take them? Learn to move images from your camera, phone or tablet to your computer, then edit and resize your photographs for use on the web or to email. Learn to use free services like Dropbox and iCloud to store and organize your digital photos and videos, including how to back up your files in the event of a computer crash. Once they are saved, you will also learn how to use Instagram to share your photos with family and friends. Bring your device along with cables and/or media card and USB flash drive. This class is held on college PCs with Windows 7 as the operating system.

COAP-144 (6 Hours)
Fee: $59

  • Section CW01-Cape May County Campus
    2 Mondays, Oct. 2 and 9, 2017
    9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

  • Section MW01-Mays Landing Campus
    2 Thursdays, Nov. 2 and 9, 2017
    9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. 

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

  • Section MW01-Mays Landing Campus, C137
    5 Mondays beginning Sept. 25, 2017
    (Ending Oct. 23, 2017)
    5:30-7:30 p.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 MW01-Mays Landing Campus, C137
    5 Mondays beginning Nov. 6, 2017
    (Ending Dec. 4, 2017)
    5:30-7:30 p.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 more than 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 MW01-Mays Landing Campus
    8 Thursdays beginning Oct. 12, 2017 
    (Ending Dec. 7, 2017 – no class on Nov. 23, 2017)
    7-8:30 p.m.

Planning for a Successful Retirement

With financial independence, retirement can be the most fulfilling time of your life. This class covers important money management concepts and issues that are critical to people at or near retirement. Topics include how to reduce pressures on your retirement income and which assets are appropriate for retirement income, which are appropriate for lifetime use and which assets are appropriate for future generations; how to make the right health care decisions; and options on how to transfer assets to other generations of your family.

An optional financial planning consultation is provided after the class. A “hear it, see it, read it, write it” teaching method makes it easy for you to understand and remember the practical information. The fee includes a workbook and study aids.

CFIN106 (6 Hours)
Fee: $59 (Couples may attend together for the single fee of $59.)

  • Section CW01-Cape May County Campus
    Saturdays, Oct. 14 and 21, 2017
    9 a.m.-noon
  • Section CW03-Cape May County Campus
    Thursdays, Oct. 12 and 19, 2017
    6-9 p.m.