Lifelong Learners Movie: “Frida” on Jan. 9
Audience: Adults (18+)
Location: Watauga County Public Library – Meeting Room
High Country Lifelong Learners in association with the Watauga County
Public Library invite you to join us for a movie viewing of “Frida” on
January 9th from 2:00 pm – 5:30 pm.
Director Julie Taymor’s 2002 film, “Frida”, chronicles the life Frida Kahlo
shared with Diego Rivera, as the couple took the art world by storm. From
her complex relationship with her mentor and husband to her affair with
Leon Trotsky, to her provocative entanglements with women, Frida Kahlo
lived a bold and uncompromising life as a political, artistic, and sexual
Stars: Salma Hayek, Alfred Molina, Geoffrey Rush
This film has an MPAA rating of R and an approximate run-time of 123
For more information please email: high.country.lifelong@gmail.
Attention: Deb Gooch.
Meet Your Representatives at Lost Province Brewing Co. Jan. 10
Mountain Laurel Quilt Guild to Meet Jan. 5
The Mountain Laurel Quilt Guild will hold its monthly
meeting on Thursday, January 5th, at 1:00 PM. We meet in the
conference room on the second floor of the Senior Center on
Poplar Grove Connector in Boone. Bring your favorite quilt
gadget to demonstrate to the group. We are all looking for new
and better ways to enjoy quilting. Don’t forget your quilts for
show-and-tell. Call Dolores at 295-6148 if you have any questions.
Spring Registration Continues Through Jan. 5 at CCC&TI
Upcoming Courses, Events
Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute will continue registering new students for the Spring 2017 semester on both the Caldwell and Watauga Campuses through Dec. 22 and Jan. 3 through Jan. 4 after the holiday break. During the time the institution is closed for Christmas, students will be able to register online, but are urged to meet with an advisor before the college closes on Dec. 22 at 12 p.m. CCC&TI’s Final Registration session will be offered from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Jan. 5. Spring classes begin on Monday, Jan. 9. A variety of financial aid options are available for students who qualify. For more information on how to apply or register for classes at CCC&TI, contact Student Services at 828-726-2200 on the Caldwell Campus and 297-3811 on the Watauga Campus.
The Corporate and Continuing Education division at Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute will offer “Mixology: The Study of Mixing Beverages” from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Mondays and Wednesdays from Jan. 30 to March 13 in Room H-308 on the Caldwell Campus in Hudson. The class will cover making and mixing today’s popular drinks, bar management, Alcohol Law Enforcement laws/procedures, customer service skills and increasing tips. The cost of the class is $126 and includes a certificate upon completing. Students must be at least 21 to register. For more information, or to sign up, call 726-2242.
Conversational Spanish II
The Corporate and Continuing Education division at Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute will offer “Conversational Spanish II” from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Mondays from Jan. 23 to April 10 on the Caldwell Campus in Hudson. Some prior knowledge of Spanish is required to enroll. The cost of the class is $71. For more information, or to register, call 726-2242.
Industrial Maintenance Technology Starts Jan. 9
Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute will offer an Industrial Maintenance Technology class from Jan. 9 to April 6, with classes meeting Monday through Thursday. Students will receive training in basic welding, HVAC, basic DC/AC circuitry, industrial blueprint reading, hydraulics and pneumatics, mechanical operating systems, PLCs and safety training. The classes will be offered on the Caldwell Campus in Hudson. Tuition is $187, and grants are available to applicants who are unemployed or underemployed. For more information, call 726-2242.
Massage Therapy – Watauga
Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute’s Corporate and Continuing Education division will offer an evening Massage Therapy course for the Watauga Campus in Boone that will prepare students for the certification examination required for North Carolina licensure. The course, which includes a Human Resource Development component, will take place from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from Feb. 6 to Oct. 17. The cost of the course is $306. For more information, or to register, call 726-2242.