Monday, June 30, 2014

Summer Term is Here

Summer is officially here and so is the CLL Summer term!  You can still register for many evening, weekday, weekend classes and workshops starting throughout the term.

Register now! Sign up for classes starting now through August 23rd

Don’t let the summer go by without stretching your mind, body or spirit. There are classes for everyone – from professionals, to parents of young children to retirees – all at the CLL, the educational, cultural and social hub for the Santa Barbara community.

Discover old favorites and new classes, including:

The SBCC Center for Lifelong Learning Summer Term continues through August 23rd. Come choose from over 147 evening, weekday and Saturday classes, including one-day workshops starting and ending throughout the term. Register today at

Thursday, June 19, 2014

Get Crafting the First Week of Summer Term at the CLL

Did you know, the CLL summer term begins June 23 and runs through August 23?

Treat yourself this summer, and experience all the CLL has to offer!

Why not dive right in to lifelong learning with these crafty classes, starting next week:

with Carolyn Holguin
6 Tuesdays, beginning June 24th
12:30 p.m.  – 4 p.m.
OR 6 Wednesdays, beginning June 25th
5:30 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Students will learn basic skills to create several fused glass pieces. Emphasis will be placed on creating functional, yet artistic pieces, including a small plate or bowl. The class will be taught at a relaxed pace with emphasis on artistry and fun. Students will experience the wonderfully equipped glass studio. Class Cost: $155.00   Materials Cost: $10.00 Register Here.

with David Rosen
9 Thursdays, beginning June 26th
1 p.m. – 4 p.m.
This course on the art of enameling on metal begins by exploring the basic principles of enameling through the melting of powdered glass on the surface of copper or silver sheet metal in artistic patterns. Students also learn a variety of more advanced techniques including the use of silver or gold foils and cloisonné. Class Cost: $160.00   Materials Cost: $35.00

with Bernard Sayers
7 Fridays, beginning June 27th 
1 p.m. – 4 p.m.
You would like just the right decorative pot for that certain spot in your home. Stop looking and make your own! In this class you will explore the techniques of hand building and wheel throwing to create containers especially for fresh cut flowers and potted plants. No experience is needed to complete these ceramic projects, just a desire to create something beautiful with your own hands. All skill levels will benefit from demonstrations and then choose to complete their project by hand building or wheel throwing.
Class Cost: $136.00   Materials Cost: $25.00

You may also be interested in: Jewelry Workshop, Lost Wax Casting and Decorative Ceramics.

The SBCC Center for Lifelong Learning Summer Term begins June 23. Come choose from over 330 evening, weekday and Saturday classes, including one-day workshops starting and ending throughout the term. Register today at

Monday, June 16, 2014

CLL Fall Tuition Assistance Applications Available

Don't Forget  The SBCC Center for Lifelong Learning Summer Term begins June 23rd.

This summer, learn something NEW at the CLL.

Summer 2014 / Over 140 Classes!

The CLL is introducing NEW classes and programs in response to your diverse lifelong learning needs.

We have Summer classes to fit every schedule:  evening, weekdays and weekends. What will you learn?

Registration for summer classes is now open. Register now before your classes fill up. Browse and search for summer classes online.
Summer Schedule

Give the Gift of Learning! 

CLL eGift cards and are easy to purchase and redeem. Perfect for birthdays or any occasion!

Click here to find out how to Purchase eGift Cards online.

Need Help Paying for Tuition? Fall Tuition Assistance Applications Are Now Available 

Here are THREE ways you can apply for Tuition Assistance for Fall Term 2014: 
  1. Fill out the application online 
  2. Download a printable form, fill it out and bring it to either the Schott Campus or Wake Campus.
  3. Come to either the Schott Campus or Wake Campus to pick up a form.  
Tuition Assistance

Find out all about SBCC Center for Lifelong Learning, visit

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Register for Summer Term 2014

This summer, learn something NEW at the CLL. 

The SBCC Center for Lifelong Learning summer term begins June 23! The CLL is introducing NEW classes and programs in response to your diverse lifelong learning needs. We have Summer classes to fit every schedule:  evening, weekdays and weekends. Register now before your classes fill up. What will you learn?

Portrait Drawing for the Absolute Beginner
with Lauren Manzo
8 Wednesdays, beginning June 25th
6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Do you struggle with capturing the human face in your drawings? Discover how to break down the forms of the face to the simplest shapes, and learn how the facial features relate to each other and form with light and shadow. Class Cost: $154 Materials Cost: $5

Shhh... here's a sneak peak!

Start Playing Bridge Now
with Carole Bennett
8 Mondays and Wednesdays, beginning July 7th
1 p.m. – 3 p.m.
Exercise your brain, make new social connections and learn the wonders of fun and competitive bridge. Step by step instructions in a small group setting help you progress until you are feeling confident enough to break out the card table and call up your friends. Don't put it off any longer, we are dealing you in on the next hand. Class Cost: $80

Join the fun! 

with Hudson Hornick
Saturday, June 28th
9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
This course will teach you the techniques you need to reach your target audience and engage with them. You'll develop email lists, implement search engine optimization tactics, and learn how to leverage social media to your advantage. Great for local businesses, in this class you'll establish yourself and your website as an authority in your field and watch your traffic grow - all without spending a dime. Class Cost: $35 

Meet the teacher!

View ALL Summer 2014 Classes HERE

Friday, June 6, 2014

CLL in the News: KCLU

Today on KCLU

Unique Class On How To Craft A Eulogy Being Offered In Santa Barbara This Weekend
Posted on Friday, June 6, 2014 3:18pm

Could you perform a eulogy?
KCLU’s Lance Orozco reports a unique class being offered in Santa Barbara tomorrow tries to help people tackle that subject.

Thursday, June 5, 2014

CLL in the News: Santa Barbara Independent


CLL at 1st Thursday

Lifelong Learning meets 1st Thursday in Downtown Santa Barbara

Interested in taking an art class at the CLL? Come meet the teachers at tomorrow's 1st Thursday Teachers Break to Create exhibit at CASA Magazine.

The Teachers Break to Create exhibit gives local art educators their chance to shine! See figure drawings, paintings, sketches, sculpture and prints. In all, twenty local art instructors will be showcasing their pieces.

What: 1st Thursday Art exhibit featuring local art instructors, including the works of 15 CLL art teachers! There will be music, chess games, refreshments and more. 

Where: CASA Magazine Offices at 23 E. Canon Perdido St. in Santa Barbara

When: 1st Thursday, July 3 from 5 p.m. - 8 p.m. 

Artwork from CLL teachers include: Tony Askew, Nevin Littlehale, Lauren Manzo, Bob Mask, Cathy Quiel, Catharine Runkle, Jill Sattler, Libby Smith, Rick Stich, Suemae Lin Willhite, Duane Unkefer, Dug Uyesaka, Thomas Van Stein, Deborah Wroblewski and Siu Zimmerman.

Come be inspired! We hope to see you there! 

The SBCC Center for Lifelong Learning Spring Term continues through June 14th. Come choose from the remaining spring term evening, weekday and Saturday classes, including one-day workshops. Register today at

Tuesday, June 3, 2014

Monday, June 2, 2014

Important Summer Registration Schedule Information


The first week of registration will be staggered by subject areas across two days: