Monday, November 24, 2014

Important Winter Registration Schedule Information


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

Friday, November 21, 2014

CLL Winter 2015 Schedule Available Online!

View or Download the CLL Winter 2015 Printed Schedule

1. Download schedule (as PDF)

2. OR view as a flip-through schedule online

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Join the CLL at the Floral Arrangement Show

CLL at the 43rd Annual Floral Arrangement Show 

This weekend, view and shop for unique floral displays from Las Floralias and the CLL’s Floral Arrangement Class at the 43rd Annual Floral Arrangement Show on Sat. November 21 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sun. Nov. 23 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the CLL!

  • The show will include daily floral arranging demonstrations at 1 p.m.
  • Succulent wreaths, floral arrangements and calendars will also be available for purchase. 
All proceeds benefit Public Art School Programs

The 43rd Annual Floral Arrangement Show  

WHEN: Saturday, November 22, 12 noon – 5pm & Sunday, November 22, 11am – 3pm 

WHERE: SBCC Schott Campus, Tannahill Auditorium 

Richard Finn, CLL teacher, San Roque Florist owner, and member of Las Floralias will have his work on display. Finn teaches Flower Arranging and Florist Style Designing at the CLL. The course teaches students the secrets and techniques of floristry in flowering arranging or western garden style for the home, office, events or competitions. 

Las Floralias Flower Arrangers of Santa Barbara is a flower arranging club with a broad spectrum of members, the majority of whom have taken Flower Arranging classes through the CLL.

Monday, November 17, 2014

Tuesdays are food-days at the CLL

This Tuesday at the CLL, don’t miss your chance to learn how to create holiday treats for – or with – someone special. The CLL makes it easy for you to WOW your friends and family with delicious homemade appetizers, side dishes or treats! Come learn the secrets to heartfelt and homemade gifting and entertaining for this holiday season.  These classes are ‘filling up’, register now!

Don’t miss this One-Day Workshop
Beautiful Holiday Food Gifts
with Michele Molony 
Tuesday, November 18th
10:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Giving a homemade gift to friends and family says 'I care about you.' Delicious gifts from your kitchen are always appreciated! So much can be done ahead and with friends. Eliminate stress and create classic seasonal treats that you will be proud to give. In this class you will learn the tricks of creating homemade food gifts that people will begin to look forward to every holiday. You'll discover what to prepare, how to prepare it and how to package the final product. Save time and money while making fabulous gifts that will be long remembered and enjoyed. Materials Cost: $35 Class Cost: $38

An Apple a Day… 
Applicious - Cooking with Apples  
with Suzanne (Landry) Lemagie 
2 Tuesdays, beginning November 18th 
6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Discover the secrets of great apple recipes as you prepare appetizers, entrée salad, side dishes, soups and desserts using a variety of delicious in-season apples. Materials Cost: $20 Class Cost: $35
Register HERE.

Pssst…. here’s a sneak peak of some of the recipes:

  • Baked Almond Crusted Brie with Spiced Apples
  • Spicy Apple Chutney
  • Stuffed Delicata, Squash with Wild Rice
  • Spiced Pumpkin & Apple Soup
  • Mile High Apple Pie
  • Creamy Dijon Honey Vinaigrette with Baby Greens and Apples
  • Santa Barbara Waldorf Salad
  • and German Style Apples and Cabbage.
The SBCC Center for Lifelong Learning Fall Term continues through December 13! We offer many evening, weekday and Saturday classes, including one-day workshops starting and ending throughout the term. Register today at

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Earn those CEUs at the CLL in 2014

Don’t miss your chance to earn those CEUs this 2014. 

The CLL has 10 classes coming up this November (and early December) where you can earn your RN/LVN/CNA and MFT/LCSW CEU credits. Take a look and register today!

Let CLL be your source for professional education and advancement. Classes include complementary, integrative and behavioral topics with engaging teachers. November single- and multi-session classes are still open, but space is going fast. Register now before they fill. 

Don’t Miss this One-Day Workshop
Workplace CommunicationCollaborative Communication in the Workplace
with Rodger Sorrow 

Saturday, November 15
9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Effective communication helps us resolve differences, build trust and respect. Don’t let a failure to communicate plague your relationships at home or at the office! In this class, you will learn skills and techniques to express constructive compassion and to get your point across. Discover how to enjoy your workday more, reduce workplace conflict and stress, and improve individual and team productivity.
Class Cost: $42 CEUs: 6 

Spaces are filling fast. Register HERE.

You can view all remaining CEU classes HERE

…or register now for these single-session CEU classes happening this fall:
…or these great multi-session evening classes:
*Class fees include tuition and may include materials fees as noted at registration. CLL is pleased to provide your CEU credits at no additional charge.

The SBCC Center for Lifelong Learning Fall Term continues through December 13! We offer many evening, weekday and Saturday classes, including one-day workshops starting and ending throughout the term. Register today at

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

CLL Arts & Crafts Fair this Saturday

Join us this Saturday, November 15 at the CLL Arts & Crafts Fair

Suemae CeramicsAdmission is free and the Fair will feature fine arts, ceramics, jewelry, fabric arts, glass art and other handcrafted gifts created by CLL teachers and students… PLUS live music and more.

Get started on your holiday shopping, and experience the art of the CLL!

Arts & Crafts Fair FlierTHIS SATURDAY!

 Arts & Crafts Fair callout 

Saturday, November 15th 
10 a.m. - 4 p.m. 

SBCC Wake Campus at 300 N. Turnpike Rd. in Santa Barbara

Don’t miss our 1st CLL Birthday Celebration!
(Raffle and Birthday Cake at 3 p.m.)

Ceramic Cups
All CLL students are welcome to display their arts and crafts, even if they are not a vendor.

If you would like to exhibit something you've made in the "CLL Exhibit Hall"—  please e-mail John Barron at

Simply arrange to drop of your item(s) on Saturday morning and pick it up on Saturday afternoon at 4 p.m.

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

CLL in the News: KCLU


Adult Education Program On South Coast Celebrating First Anniversary As Self-Sufficent Program
Posted on Monday, November 10, 2014 8:04am

An adult education program on the South Coast which served thousands of people annually became another casualty of the state funding crisis.
But, college officials, students, and teachers rallied, and came up with a creative approach to keeping the program running by making it self sufficient.
The Santa Barbara City College Center for Lifelong Learning is going to celebrate its first anniversary this weekend.

Listen to the story HERE

Monday, November 3, 2014

CLL at Feast Your Eyes Friday, Nov. 7

CLL art teacher, Bob Mask will have two paintings in the upcoming Arts Fund Gallery show Feast Your Eyes

These images are from his Pictures from the Family Album series: 

An Allegory of Life, Family Album: Poker features a young myself and a brother playing Poker against some Uncles with real money, while drinking beer and celebrating a family wedding. 

An Allegory of After Life, Family Album: Rita Mae Is Resting Now, remembers the Baby of the Family and her Cat and their untimely passing.

Sunday, November 2, 2014

CLL Newsletter November 2014

Fall 2014 e-Newsletter Banner
November 2014

Celebrate our first birthday with something for YOU!
There are so many great events and classes happening at the CLL this November. Discover something brand NEW!

Arts & Crafts Fair Callout
We’re rolling out brand new events and classes in November, and we want you to be the first to know. Come on in and discover something new...
Everybody loves handcrafted holiday gifts. On November 15, be the star of the season and find the perfect gift for friends and family at our Arts and Crafts Fair - and help us celebrate CLL’s First Birthday! Don’t miss this early start to your holiday shopping.

Watch VideosLook & Learn with our Experts
Our teachers are all professionals in their fields both at CLL and within the community. We’ve created the Look & Learn web series to give you free expert how-tos and tips to boost your learning experience. Have a look today! 

Try something new at the CLL
These classes are starting soon:

Winter Term Tuition Assistance

Important Dates:
  • Nov. 7, 3 p.m.: Tuition Assistance application deadline
  • Nov. 15: Arts & Crafts Fair
  • Dec. 8: Winter registration begins
  • Dec. 13: Last day of fall term 


CLL Students Biking

CLL Students Cooking

CLL Students Jewelry

Tai Ji Student

CLL Student"It’s my favorite part of the week, I look so forward to coming to class because it’s a time where I can express myself in a way that I never thought I could." - Cathy, CLL Art Student
Did you have a great experience at the CLL? We'd love to hear from you! Send us an e-mail us at

Meet our Teachers
Look & Learn Knife SkillsMeet our Teacher, Suzanne Landry Lemagie, celebrity chef, wellness educator and author of  The Passionate Vegetable and Fresh Food Matters. 
Learn to chop those veggies properly, with our Look & Learn video, "Knife Skills"
  • Get a good vegetable knife.
  • Hold the food down with one hand, and tuck your fingernails behind your knuckles.
  • In the other hand, hold the knife and make sure the front of the knife always stays in front of the food.
  • … then glide (glide knife forward, cutting on the downward motion away from yourself)
(Don't miss our one-day workshop, Autumn Market Vegetables, happening Saturday, November 15!)