Tuesday Topics in the Garden: Fundamentals of Seasonal & Regional Gardening

Adult Enrichment ProgramLead Coordinating Instructor: Jennifer Knight, Knight Cottage Farm

*No experience required. Two hours of Q&A about seasonally current Landscape, Urban Homestead, Beekeeping, Permaculture and Integrated Pest Management. Join the team of local instructors representing Cooperative Extension, Beekeepers Associations, Crop Masters and Professionals in Landscape and Environmental Biology. Each three-month segment includes at least one field trip to an Urban Horticulture destination of interest. Special topic instruction and community gardening opportunities will also be available to students.

Mark and Jennifer Knight are the owners of a local landscape company and are Extension Master Gardeners specializing in urban homesteading and urban wildlife management. Mark and Jennifer volunteer and advocate for children, animals and reintroducing families to the dirt.

The Knights will be joined by Freda Pyron and John Wright. Freda Pyron, is a horticulturist for the North Carolina Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores and past Horticultural director at Tryon Palace. She is a Journeyman beekeeper and also president of the Crystal Coast Beekeepers Association. John Wright is an Extension Master Gardener and retired Army Corps of Engineers biologist.

6:30 – 8:30 p.m. at CCC

$28 registration fee

1st session: July 24, Aug 28, Sep 25

2nd session: Oct 2, Oct 16, Nov 6

3rd session: Jan 22, Feb 26, Mar 26

Register online at CravenCC.edu/aep for more information contact: Megan F. Johnson, Adult Enrichment Program Coordinator, Brock Building #114, 252-638-7273

Explore fun, new experiences this Summer with the Adult Enrichment Program (AEP) Craven Community College.

New Classes added every Day!

– Stand Up Paddleboard: July 18: 2-hour class 9:30 – 11:30 a.m.

– Shibori Dyeing: Indigo on Silk, July 20, 9 – 12 p.m.  & Aug 23: 5:30 – 7 p.m.

– Intermediate Watercolor: July 27 – Aug 31: Fridays from 2 – 4 p.m.

– Hand Spinning Wool: Aug 14 & 21: 2 – 5 p.m.

– iPhone Training: July 30 – Aug 2: M/T/TH 9 – 11 a.m.

– iPad Training: July 30 – Aug 2: M/T/TH 3 – 5 p.m.

– Inspirational Painting; Acrylic on Canvas; Aug 24 – Sep 7:, 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

– Basic Digital Photography: Wednesdays, Sep 5 – Oct 24: 6:30-8:30pm

– The Early Development of The Modern Jazz Movement: A Musical Journey to ‘Pass It On’  Sept. 26 – Oct 17: 2 – 4 p.m.

Go to the webpage for more dates & times for upcoming classes:

– Oil Painting Sept 11 – Oct 16: (Tuesdays 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.)

– Intro to Boating Skills & Safety: opportunity to earn the NC Boater Education Certificate. A requirement for a boat operator born after 1-1-88.

– Basic & Beyond Basic Shag Dancing

– Beginner’s Golf

– Intermediate Golf Swing

– Interior Design, “Love Where You Live”

– Bee Keeping

– Mah Jongg

– Basic Computer

– Excel

Coming This Fall:

– Travel like a Pro: US National Parks & International Traveler

– Pilates

– Hula Dance

– Meditation & Sound Bath with Singing Bowls

– Fundamentals of Investing

– Performing Arts … & so much more

Submitted by: Megan Johnson, Adult Enrichment Program Coordinator, Craven Community College

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