Hands-On Chef

FOOD! It is a “language” almost everyone enjoys “speaking and hearing.” Crafting this language is an art of itself. Learn some of the basics of culinary arts while stockpiling your culinary repertoire with new meals and skills to help you feed you, your family, and/or your significant other. Learn for a single lesson or an entire course. Students will learn the basics of kitchen utensils, etiquette, cooking techniques, and how to create a meal during each session. Take part in a delectable culinary experience!

 

Check out the HANDS-ON CHEF PAGE for more details
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CLICK HERE TO REGISTER and take part in this delectable cooking experience!

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Cookie Couture: Beginner Cookie Decorating

Are you tired of spending money on costly couture cookies for holiday gifts and parties? Do you just want a place and some guidance where you can learn to decorate them yourself? If so, then this is the class for you. In this class, you will learn to decorate a set of Holiday themed cookies. Your cookies will already be made, icing will be mixed, and we will teach you the skills to decorate couture cookies just in time for the holidays.

 

Check out the COOKIE COUTURE PAGE for more details
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CLICK HERE TO REGISTER and learn how to create and take home decorated couture holiday cookies! 

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Love Guitar. Know Guitar.

"Love Guitar. Know Guitar." is a course that teaches beginners guitar-playing basics in a step-by-step manner. By the end of the course, students will know the parts of the guitar, how to properly hold, pick and strum the guitar, and have the skills to strum or pick many different basic songs. Learn to play songs in weeks, at any age, from an experienced,talented, local professional.

 

Check out the LOVE GUITAR. KNOW GUITAR. PAGE for more details
or
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER for your chance to learn or help another learn to play guitar.

Anger Management/Life Skills

Anger Management/Life Skills is designed to teach class participants interpersonal skills with a strong emphasis on life skills to deal with stress and frustration  responsibly. It also shows the need to acknowledge consequences of behavior and which positive and negative consequences can occur. Participants will realize how to stay in touch with their own personal warning signals when their emotions start to get out of control. Confrontational situations are addressed, discussing techniques on how to manage emotions and develop alternative ways of dealing with anger.

The holidays can be a stressful time, so now is a great time to learn some new ways to handle a stressful time of the year and deal with situations that could allow anger to surface quickly!

Anger Management/Life Skills is taught by certified facilitators through Powerful Changes. Course cost is $60 for the two two-hour class sessions. Click here to register for Anger Management/Life Skills!


Country Western Dance

Bring a partner or come by yourself. Make it a date night or just a personal development investment. Prepare for the prom or surprise that important someone in your life. You'll learn the proper techniques for Country/Western dance, plus more. This course will give you confidence on the dance floor, and you will fully enjoy it! It's fun and an investment that can last a lifetime!

This course will be held on Mondays from 7:00-8:30, beginning November 7 and ending December 12. The cost for this course is $40.

Register for this course today!


Gentle PiYo

Who says you have to jump, grunt, strain, and punish your body to get amazing results from your workout? Not with PiYo®. PiYo combines the muscle-sculpting, core-firming benefits of Pilates with the strength and flexibility advantages of Yoga. This fun, intense, yet LOW IMPACT, MODIFIED workout is set to upbeat music. No matter your age, gender, fitness level or body type, PiYo will deliver a true fat-burning workout that leaves your body looking long, lean, and incredibly defined. That’s right, no weights, no jumps, just hardcore results.

PLUS, on Monday’s we will offer FREE nutritional information and meal plans courtesy of PVAMU/CEPExtension Agent, Mary Sanders. If getting healthy is one of your new year’s resolutions, then this is the class for you!

*ALL fitness levels are welcome, and although many Gentle PiYo will poses will be modified, intermediate and advanced poses will be demonstrated, as well.

Bring your yoga mat, water, a towel to wipe your sweat and wear comfortable clothes you can move around in.

Register for this course today!

Learn the Lingo: Spanish Edition

 

Language is fascinating, and acquiring a new language takes a lot of practice, speaking it and listening to it.  We will learn phrases, questions and answers to help you navigate beginner encounters with native Spanish speakers.  Students will learn basic Spanish vocabulary and conversation phrases needed for a specific line of work, a social setting, or anywhere one would be interested in applying the Spanish language. We will spend time role-playing and using everyday technology (i.e. smart phones) to ensure practice time during the week to reemphasize what has been learned in class.

This course will be an 18 hour course through 12 sessions, on Mondays from 6:00-7:30 PM.

To make an investment in your future by learning a new language, then register for Learn the Lingo: Spanish Edition by clicking here. Cost is $75.

 
 

Teenage Driver's Education

This class is a teenage driver's education course for any youth who will be 15 years of age before or during class. This is the complete Teen Driver's Education course, featuring 32 hours of classroom instruction, seven hours of observation, and seven hours of driving. 

Classes are held at Brenham High School in Room 109. Space is limited to 30 participants total, so register quickly before all spaces are filled. Drive Time is scheduled individually with the instructor. 

Paying in installments is available through the BCE office, as long as the final payment is made prior to beginning the course.

We look forward to helping students get on the road safely and wisely with Teen Driver's Education!

Drive Time is scheduled individually with the instructor.

The cost is $425 for the FULL COURSE$225 for the CLASSROOM ONLY portion, and a deferred payment option for the full course with $225 due before the classroom course and $200 due to the instructor prior to the end of the driving portion. Courses will need to be paid in full before beginning the course.

Click to register for Teenage Driver's Education FULL COURSE, for the CLASSROOM ONLY course, or for the Full Course deferred payment option.


Parenting the Second Time

Grandparents across the country, regardless of income, background, or race are becoming parents again. Grandparents who suddenly find themselves with this added responsibility often need help meeting the needs of their grandchildren. They need assistance with the child development, financial, educational, emotional, medical, and legal issues that come with this new role. Many grandparents are raising their grandchildren because of family complications such as teenage pregnancy, death, divorce, substance abuse, incarceration, abandonment, military service, AIDS and child abuse.

If you are need of some assistance rearing children this second time around or you know of someone who could benefit from this information, then please join us as we walk through this together.

Register for this course today!


Car Maintenance 101

Car Maintenance 101 is a course about vehicle maintenance for someone who knows nothing about cars, or those that just need a little more practice. Students will experience hands-on learning about general fluid checks, upkeep of maintenance schedules, how anyone can change a flat tire, and the proper way to use jumper cables. Attendees will leave with experience on properly maintaining their own vehicle, a list of things needed in their car to properly take care of all of these needs, and any help in addressing particular automotive needs with a follow-up Q&A session.

Students are encouraged to bring their own vehicle to acclimate themselves with the placement of targeted course objectives.

This course is a one day course (with an optional Q&A day) from 6:00-7:00 PM at the Brenham Junior High School for $35.

Check back to register and familiarize yourself with your own vehicle and how to extend its longevity!