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Columbia Gorge Community College

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Oregon Shakespeare Festival Experience


with Katy Jablonski

Calendar Next available session starts Oct 4, 2022 at 5 pm

Are you interested in deepening your understanding of Shakespeare’s works? Would you like to travel to beautiful Ashland, Ore., Oct. 13-15, 2022, for the Oregon Shakespeare Festival and enjoy a weekend of plays, discussions and other exclusive experiences, including a backstage tour? If so, contact Columbia Gorge Community College instructor Katy Jablonski at to learn more. There are a limited number of spaces for this Oregon Shakespeare Festival field trip. This opportunity is available to CGCC students as well as members of the general public, who may sign up through Community Education. “This experience will broaden your intellectual understanding of The Tempest, King John, and Cymbeline as well as other works,” said Jablonski, who instructs English 203 at the college. Contact and registration information, including refund deadlines, are available at: https:// No discounts or waivers.


Mandatory Orientation HRC 302 Tu 10/4 5:00-6:00pm

Trip Ashland Th, F, Sat 10/13-10/15

Property Manager Pre-License Course


with Staff

Calendar Next available session starts Oct 4, 2022 at 6 pm, runs for 7 weeks

Get prepared to take the State of Oregon Property Manager License Exam. This course is the fastest way to qualify to take the exam which covers the role of property managers, tenant relations, fair housing, lease agreements and more. You must attend all evening class sessions through Zoom, and have online capacity to complete the self-study portion of this course. Taught by an experienced Property Manager. For information call (503) 551-4467 or email All materials provided. No discounts or waivers.

How to Foster Positive Communication with Families


with Parsons

Calendar Next available session starts Oct 4, 2022 at 6:30 pm

In this training participants will learn why it is important for providers to have a good relationship with families, how a relationship between families and the provider forms and effective communication strategies that can be used with families. Set One in FCS

First Aid CPR & AED - The Dalles campus


with Holly Webster

Calendar Next available session starts Oct 6, 2022 at 5:30 pm
1 additional session on Nov 5, 2022

The Heartsaver First Aid Course teaches rescuers to effectively recognize and treat adult emergencies in the critical first minutes until emergency medical service personnel arrive. The course also provides a complete health and safety training solution for first aid, adult/infant CPR, and Automated External Defibrillation AED. Course meets the State of Oregon daycare licensing requirement. American Heart Association (AHA) requires all students to have a copy of the course textbook to prepare for the course and to have it available for personal use. The book will be provided to you in class.

Conscious Discipline


with Staff

Calendar Next available session starts Oct 8, 2022 at 9 am, runs for 2 weeks

Conscious Discipline is an evidence-based, trauma-informed approach. Conscious Discipline provides an array of behavior management strategies and program structures that educators can use to turn everyday situations into learning opportunities. Conscious Discipline encompasses the following four components to help educators support children's success: Brain State Model, Seven Powers for Conscious Adults, Creating the School/Family, and Seven Skills for Discipline. This approach has been recognized and has received high ratings. Set Two in UGB

Homebuyer’s Workshop


with David Peters

Calendar Next available session starts Oct 8, 2022 at 9 am

This class is designed to help first-time homebuyers learn the basics about the home buying process. Learn the lingo and leave better prepared to successfully complete the home buying process. Course covers: housing decisions, financial preparation, shopping for a home, mortgages, avoiding fraud in lending, mortgages, closing, and maintaining your investment. Lunch is provided and scholarships available. For information about available scholarships, contact Columbia Cascade Housing Corp. at (541) 296-3397. Tuition covers up to two participants. Please provide registration information for both. No college discounts or waivers.

Knitting - Introduction to Stranded Colorwork


with Ingrid Saxon

Calendar Next available session starts Oct 8, 2022 at 9 am

Also known as Fair Isle knitting, stranded colorwork has endless possibilities of making your knitting works of colorful art. We will practice different ways to hold your yarn while working two colors at a time as well as how to manage floats (the yarn carried at the back of the work). Materials: Lodgepole Hat pattern, available on Ravelry; size US #5 and US #7 16” knitting needles, or sizes to obtain guage; heavy DK to worsted weight yarn (amount depends on size you choose to knit). I recommend Blue Sky Fibres Woolstok, Berroco Vintage, or Malabrigo Rios. Homework: CO and complete ribbing

3D Modeling in Blender


with Lindsey Hegemann

Calendar Next available session starts Oct 11, 2022 at 5 pm

Do you ever feel like 3D modeling is too complicated and expensive to learn? It doesn’t have to be! Blender is a free, open source 3D modeling program and a valuable skill to have for many reasons. It can be used for a wide variety of purposes, like mockup engineering, sculpting, drawing, animation (2D and 3D!), 3D printing, game development, physics simulation, video editing, compositing, and rendering. Use Blender to explore any and all of these possibilities without the huge investment required by many other 3D programs. No discounts or waivers.

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