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Community Education Schedule

CE 282: Ancient Chinese Secret: Chinese Cooking
Instructor: Tammy Fang
Date(s): November 12 and 13
Time: 6-9 pm
Location: Tucumcari High School Culinary Arts Room
Local restaurateur Tammy Fang will demonstrate how to prepare many Chinese favorites. Students will experience hands-on
training in preparing authentic Chinese cuisine. Tammy prepares dishes using everything that can be bought locally and instructs students on what to buy as well as how to prepare. The second evening students will continue preparation training in a variety of different popular Chinese dishes.
Cost: $30

CE 505: Creative Writing Workshop
Instructor: Gregg Howard
Date(s): Thursdays, October 22-December 10
Time: 6-8 pm
Location: Room A121
Do you want to learn to express yourself through fiction, poetry, screenwriting or memoir? These weekly workshops will help you unlock your creativity, improve your powers of imagination and visualization, and develop your unique narrative voice. Each week we will focus on a different aspect of writing. Learn the craft and techniques of creative expression. This is an open enrollment class. Students will be encouraged to produce work on a regular basis. Come read, share and learn with a group of other writers.
Cost: No Charge

CE 510: Scrapper’s Challenge-Weekend Scrap-a-thon!
Instructor: Tana Garnett
Date(s): November 14 and 15
Time: 10 am – 2 pm
Location: Room A215
Themes are the thing! Join us to learn page set up and themes.
Learn layout, set-up, and get help documenting your memories
with a beautiful scrapbook! Please bring your own supplies.
Two fun-filled days of scrapbooking!
Cost: $40

CE 520: Country Chic
Instructor: Tana Garnett
Date(s): November 17
Time: 6-9 pm
Location: Room D513
Create a beautiful pane window wall decoration. Give your
home the look and feel of old country living with a touch of
modern elegance. Get in touch with your ‘Inner Crafter’ to
create a piece that will turn heads and will be sure to be a
conversation starter.
Cost: $30

CE 542: Introduction to Self Defense
Instructor: Michael Bilopavlovich
Date(s): November 7 and 14
Time: 9 am-12 pm
Location: Health and Wellness Center
Learn some basic self-defense techniques and strategies to defend yourself in difficult situations. Basic hand strikes and kicks will be
covered. Simple breathing techniques, balance, and proper balance stances will also be emphasized. The best tool you have in a
self-defense situation is yourself. Please dress in workout attire with
tennis shoes for gym.
Cost: $20

CE 543: Introduction to Robotics Workshop
Instructor: Michael Bilopavlovich
Date(s): November 10
Time: 6-8 pm
Location: Mesalands Community College Library
Enter the exciting world of robotics. Students will design, build,
and test robotic devices in a fun and rewarding way! Students
will have the opportunity to enter robotic competitions! Develop
creative and unusual devices that challenge your imagination.
This robotics workshop will teach you the basics of robotics in
a team-focused environment.
No Charge

CE 544: Drawing for Beginners
Instructor: Martha Stephens
Date(s): November 10
Time: 6-8 pm
Location: Room D513
Everyone can draw, including you! Learn basic drawing
techniques, including line, composition and shading. These are
useful techniques that will help you to discover your inner artist
through drawing exercises that will unleash your creativity.
Cost: $25 (Materials included)

CE 545: Beautiful Bottles and DIY Party Décor
Instructor: Tana Garnett
Date(s): November 19
Time: 6-9 pm
Location: Room D514
Have you ever walked into a boutique and thought “I could make
that”? Or said, “I have this idea, but how do I turn this into a
decoration?” Well, now you can. Bring your old bottles, unique
theme items and party ideas to learn to turn them into a party
to remember. Whether your style is contemporary or rustic, you will
finish this class with stylish pieces that will be the talk of the town.
Cost: $20

CE 546: Holiday Card Making
Instructor: Martha Stephens
Date(s): November 17
Time: 6-8 pm
Location: Room D514
Learn to design your own Christmas cards for friends and family
using water color techniques. You’ll be amazed at their vibrant
colors and exquisite details – not to mention how quick, easy
and fun they are to paint! Your original mini-creations will make
perfect from-the-heart greeting cards. But the possibilities don’t
end there. Framed, they add a charming touch to your home decor. Cost: $30.00 (Materials included)

Sign up now for HPE 100: Fitness for Life to utilize the Fitness Center at Mesalands Community College. The Fitness Center is open 24 hours per day and seven days per week, for a $25 monthly fee. There is no initiation or membership fee. Business memberships are available. This self paced course is designed to allow students the opportunity to stay in shape and live a healthy lifestyle by exercising on a regular basis. The students have an opportunity to use various exercise machines and equipment.
Fitness for Life: HPE 100 Section (11) November
Fitness for Life: HPE 100 Section (12) December
For more information, or to take a tour of the Fitness Center, call (575) 461-4413 ext. 126.

Student Affairs Office
911 South Tenth Street
Tucumcari, NM 88401
(575) 461-4413, ext. 153