Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Authors, You Need this Class

Should you pursue a publisher or self-publish?

This Saturday, October 25: One-Day Workshop

Are you a fiction or non-fiction writer, artist or photographer? Ready to go to press or need a jumpstart to formulate a book idea? This Saturday, come learn the next steps to becoming a successful author, and the rewards and risks of self-publishing. Led by Greg Sharp, a publishing executive with 30 years in the industry.

“Publishing is about content, it’s about taking ideas, and bringing those ideas into reality.” – Greg Sharp

Watch our Look & Learn Video:

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This one-day workshop explores the many decisions you'll face as you endeavor to self-publish a book successfully. The  Includes discussions about pricing, marketing, publicity, and distribution.

DATE: Saturday, October 25
9:00 am - 4:30 pm
LOCATIONSchott Campus
COST: $95.00
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Watch our Look & Learn Video: 
How Many Books Should An Author Print? 

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Successful Self-Publishing - Strategies and Tactics to Avoid Pitfallswill give you an overview of everything you need to know about self-publishing: manuscript preparation, cover design, interior layout, digital and traditional printing, e-books, book sales and distribution.
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Greg Sharp

Greg Sharp has been president of Santa Barbara's Sea Hill Press since 1999. He has produced over 1,000 books for publication, from general fiction to specialty book projects - including history, quilting, cooking, art, fitness and children's books.
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Friday, October 10, 2014

Sell your Arts/Crafts at the CLL Arts & Crafts Fair

Showcase your work at the CLL Arts & Crafts Fair

Join CLL teachers and students at the 2nd Annual CLL Arts & Crafts Fair at the SBCC Wake Campus on Saturday, November 15th.

Here's YOUR chance to participate and join the CLL teachers and students who will be selling artwork and crafts created in CLL classes – just in time for the community to do their holiday shopping!  

To apply, you must fill-out an application and waiver form and submit with $30 application fee check to "Center for Lifelong Learning ". 
Pick up your application today at the Wake and Schott Campus.

 To apply for a table:
  1. Please complete the application form and waiver of liability, available at the Wake and Schott Campus.
  2. Submit forms with your check for $30 made out to “SBCC Center for Lifelong Learning."
  3. Leave your application in an envelope in the CLL Arts & Crafts Fair boxes in the Information / Registration Office at the Wake or Schott Campus.

See you November 15th!

Save the Date!
WHEN: Saturday, November 15th from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. 
WHERE: SBCC Wake Campus at 300 N. Turnpike Rd. in Santa Barbara

Join us for our 1st CLL Birthday Celebration!  Raffle and Birthday Cake at 3 p.m. 

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Nurses, You Need this Class

Re-energize now:

Explore and celebrate the Soul of the Nurse

While maintaining the status as one of the most trusted professions, nurses have endured many stereotypes. 

Come re-energize while exploring the origins of the nursing profession and the influences at play around cultural views and expectations of this most noble – and complex - profession.
Please join us for this fascinating, re-energizing class or please share with a nurse in your life!
Nurse Hotlips Houlihan
Soul of the Nurse  
In Soul of the Nurse, explore the essence of nursing with nurse mythologist, Elizabeth Robinson, and find out why nurses have been represented in culture and film as sex objects or as women with cruel intentions.
  • 4 Wednesdays, beginning October 15th
  • 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. 
  • CNA, RN/LVN contact hours: 8
Meet the teacher, Elizabeth Robinson, and explore the "Stereotypes and the Role of the Nurse" on the CLL's Youtube Channel!

Friday, September 26, 2014

Travel the World, right here at the CLL

Around the World in 80 Days (or Less!)

Are you consumed by wanderlust? With classes beginning as soon as next week, let the CLL satisfy your globetrotter desires. From language classes to multi-cultural cooking, film and jewelry making - a unique travel experience awaits you… right here in your own backyard!

CLL Southern Movie
Film Lovers, Rejoice!

  • How did church music influence Southern politics and country music?
  • Which of America’s wars had the most casualties?
  • According to the American Film Institute, who was the greatest movie hero of the 20th Century?
  • In their Articles of Secession, what part of the Declaration of Independence did every state in the Confederacy quote?
  • On what Atlanta Street was “Driving Miss Daisy” filmed—and why is that important?
Find out the answers, by registering today! 

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Mediterranean Cuisine 
In this class, you learn to create a variety of appealing small plates with big flavors from France, Spain, Greece, Italy and beyond. Put your creativity to work, challenge yourself to learn something new, and make your next party a special event where you too can relax and enjoy!
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CLL Small Bites
More from Armchair Travels
CLL Latin American Cooking
Flavors of Latin America
Oct. 20: Indulge in taste delights from Mexico, Cuba, Peru, Brazil, Argentina and more in this hands-on class.

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CLL Italian Cooking
Speak Italian While You Eat Italian
Oct. 23: Make delicious Tuscan specialties and learn conversational Italian in the same class!

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CLL Chinese Brush
Chinese Brush Painting and Meditation
Oct. 21: Come and enjoy a quiet meditation to begin your creative process and learn the timeless beauty of an ancient art form.

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Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Create Your Own Spa Experience at the CLL

Relax. Renew. Rejuvenate.

September is national self-improvement month, and the CLL is here to help you relax and restore your mind, body and spirit. We have one-day workshops, evening and weekday classes for every schedule. So, no matter how busy you are, you can take time to re-energize this fall!
Vitruvian Man
"Touch for Health" Series

Are you looking for a natural way to feel better? Touch for Health techniques have helped millions of people naturally renew their healing energies and achieve optimum health, function, and performance. These workshops are one-day only, don't miss out:

(Bonus for healthcare and mental health professionals: Touch for Health Series classes offer 2 CEUS for CNA/RN/LVN and MFT/LCSW)
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Stress Break Massage Series
Stress can hinder healing, but utilizing massage can be beneficial and restorative. Whether practiced in a chair at work or during a hospital recovery, Stress Break massage techniques can reduce stress and promote healing. Explore gentle Swedish massage, therapeutic massage and trigger-point work.

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CLL couples massage
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CLL Scientific Nutrition
Scientific Nutrition
Sep. 24: Discover how a correct diet can help people heal a variety of health related problems.

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CLL focusing
Focusing: A Pathway to Wellness
Oct. 11: Learn to focus, a self-help technique that will help you to experience a deeper sense of the relationship between your body, mind, emotions and spirit.

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More from Spa
CLL Chinese Brush
Chinese Brush Painting and Meditation
Oct. 21: Come and enjoy a quiet meditation to begin your creative process and learn the timeless beauty of an ancient art form.

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