Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Happy Thanksgiving from CLL!

This year we’re grateful for… PIE!

It’s that time of year again, where we gather with family and friends, and give thanks for all we are grateful for throughout the year.

Whoever you’re sharing with, be sure to share a slice of pie!

Here are some holiday inspirations! 

A perfect Apple Pie
photo from CLL's Fall "Secrets of a Professional Baker" Class

In CLL’s “Secrets of a Professional Baker” class, students learned to make a perfect apple pie!

It looks like four hands work better than two. Take this tip and grab a friend! 

A Foolproof Turkey

This year, we won’t forget the twine!

photo from CLL's Fall "Floral Design" Class
Table topper ideas (from CLL)

Students in “Floral Design” learned how to create fall centerpieces that please the eye! Take a hint, and make your own!

Be inspired, by CLL.

photo from CLL's Fall "Beautiful Holiday Food Gifts" Class
Winter Term is coming up with lots of great cooking  classes and much more. 

Stay tuned!

Tuesday, November 19, 2013

Christmas in Santa Barbara at CLL!

Congratulations to CLL Teachers Christine H. Lewis, PhD. and Susan Lang, M.A. on their new book, Christmas in Santa Barbara!

You will be charmed by this educational and delightful pictorial account of Santa Barbara's transformation from Mexican pueblo, to Yankee village, to 21st century cross-cultural holiday melting pot.

And they’re sharing their knowledge and love for this special history of our city with a special one-morning CLL class!

Register now to treat yourself to this unique holiday season experience!

Christmas in Santa Barbara: Then and Now
with Christine H. Lewis and Susan Lang
Saturday, December 7th
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Class Cost: $10

Did you know ....
  • Bear and bull fights were held near State Street during the holiday season in “Old” Santa Barbara
  • “Yankees” from the East decorated their barn ladders as Christmas trees?
Discover more about these and other little-known facts about Santa Barbara's culturally diverse holiday traditions. You can also stop by to cheer on the authors at their book signing at Chaucer’s Books, 3321 State Street, Santa Barbara on Wednesday, November 20th at 7:00 p.m. Don't wait, register NOW
"Everything you’d want to know, and more, about Christmas in Santa Barbara—By bringing together historical accounts, personal reminiscences, and relating their own experiences, they tell the story of Santa Barbara’s rich Christmas traditions.” — Michael Redmon, Director of Research, Santa Barbara Historical Museum
The SBCC Center for Lifelong Learning fall term continues through Dec 14th! We offer many daytime, evening and Saturday classes, including one-day workshops starting and ending throughout the term. For more information visit

Thursday, November 14, 2013

Save the Date: Our Holiday Faire is December 14th!

Over 50 CLL teachers and students will be selling their artwork and crafts created in CLL classes.

From our hands, to your home! Find something you LOVE.

Discover great handcrafted holiday gifts for friends and family at the CLL Holiday Faire!

What: CLL Holiday Faire
Date: Saturday, December 14, 2013
Time: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Location: Wake Campus, 300 N. Turnpike Road, Santa Barbara, CA 93111
Admission: FREE

This year, gift something truly one-of-a-kind, while supporting your community.

Enjoy great music all day from our talented music class teachers and students.

CLL e-Gift Cards will also be available at the Holiday Faire so you can give the gift of learning this holiday season. 

The CLL information/registration office will be open for those interested in enrolling in CLL Winter 2014 classes, which begin on January 13th, 2014. Classes start throughout the term!

Want to make your own crafts? You might be interested in Jewelry Workshop, Ceramics, or Figure Drawing, starting soon at CLL!

The SBCC Center for Lifelong Learning fall term continues through Dec 14th! We offer many daytime, evening and Saturday classes, including one-day workshops starting and ending throughout the term.

Wednesday, November 6, 2013

Discover your Dreams, Saturdays at CLL!

“The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.” 

― Eleanor Roosevelt

As adults, we often long for naptime, but do we really know the benefits of sleeping and dreaming? As the days are getting shorter, and the nights are getting longer, find out what our dreams (and daydreams) are telling us about ourselves in these fall classes:

  • Get to journaling in Dreams-Insights and Revelations
  • Manifest your dreams in Quantum Counseling Workshop
  • More brains are better than one in Empowerment through Dreamwork! 

Discover the metaphor in…
Dreams-Insights and Revelations
with Isabelle Navar
2 Saturdays, beginning November 9th
9:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
(NOTE: this class qualifies for CEUs)
Learn how dreams represent what is important and unresolved in our lives. Class teaches students the traditional psychological methods to interpret and process dreams in the context of their mature lives. Topics include techniques for interpreting dreams, remembering dreams, the impact of dream understanding on the self, active visualization, and stress reduction and management. Class Cost: $40.00

Only FIVE spaces left! Be sure to REGISTER!

Experiment with your thoughts and make your Dreams come true in…
Quantum Counseling Workshop: Manifesting Dreams is a Matter of Quantum Physics
Saturday, December 7th
10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Are you ready to make a quantum leap in your life? Manifesting your dreams is a matter of quantum physics. Join others like you in this workshop designed for people who are committed to their personal growth and spiritual expansion. Together we will address the timely topics of relationship, health, money and career from the perspectives of science, spirituality and self-love. Class Cost: $30.00

One-day only. Don’t miss out! Register now!

Refer to the experts in…
Empowerment through Dreamwork!
4 Saturdays, beginning November 16th
10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Did you know on average an adult dreams about five times a night and taking Vitamin B may increase dream recall? Students will learn techniques to encourage dream retrieval and interpretation using ideas from various dream experts such as Steve Aizenstat, Robert Bosnak, Gayle Delaney, Jeremy Taylor and Montague Ullman. Students will participate in supportive group dreamwork sessions and will have the opportunity to work on a personal dream if they choose. Cost: $56.00

Spaces are limited. Register HERE.

The SBCC Center for Lifelong Learning fall term continues through Dec 14th! We offer many daytime, evening and Saturday classes, including one-day workshops starting and ending throughout the term.