General Interest

General Interest Courses

Course Information Cr Hrs
Small Engine Repair

Classroom instruction/demonstration with hands on practice on repair of small engines. Review 2- and 4-cycle engines, including carburetion, ignition, charging system, valve grinding, overhaul, blade sharpening and balancing.

Course Dates Times Location Price
WDT 132 Sep 9-Oct 28; T 6-8:30pm Springfield $149

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Intimidated by that new iPad you got for Christmas? Not exactly sure how to use it? Or are you just looking for some tips on how to improve your handling of it? This iPad class will help clear up some of those questions and get you started on taking full advantage of the Apple Tablet. It's a great course for beginning users or those who have had one for a number of years. Must bring your IPad to class.

Course Dates Times Location Price
WDC 010 Oct 20; M 5:30-7:30pm GRF 121 $29


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So you have the latest technology, now what? In this workshop, you'll learn how to use your iPhone in the most efficient ways, and be more productive and less stressed in getting things done. Fun and informative. Bring your iPhone to class.

Course Dates Times Location Price
WDC 009 Oct 27; M 5:30-8pm GRF 123 $35


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Learn to Buy & Sell on eBay

Learn how to create titles that get noticed, craft advertising copy that sells items quickly, and how to create and upload photos of the items you are selling. Learn about safe financial transactions, how to accept credit card payments, and how to pack and ship any item hassle-free.

Classes begin every month! Go to Ed2Go for more information!


Retirement Planning Today

This course is designed for adults ages 50 - 70. Retirement Planning Today® contains something for everyone. We address financial issues that pertain to the self-employed as well as employees of corporations and government agencies. The course is designed to teach you how to build wealth and align your money with your values to accomplish your goals in life. Whether you plan to retire 20 years from now or have just recently retired, the information you learn in this class can deliver rewards throughout your lifetime.

Learn how to:

  • Determine the amount of money you need to retire
  • Eliminate debt and improve cash flow
  • Properly convert your IRA to a Roth IRA
  • Select the retirement plan distribution choice that is right for you
  • Plan your retirement income to preserve a comfortable standard of living
  • Transfer the risk of potential financial losses before or during retirement
  • Reduce or eliminate taxes, expenses, delays and legal challenges with estate planning

Course Dates Times Location Price
WDB 470 Sep 25; Th 6-9pm ICW 108 B&C $59
WDB 470 Sep 30; T 6-9pm ICW 108 B&C $59

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Where Does All My Money Go?

Basics of how to get control of your finances rather than letting them control you. Learn about investing, debt elimination, retirement or college planning.

This is an online class. Classes start monthly; go to for more information!