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WKCTC Community Education Offerings for Next Few Weeks

PADUCAH, KY (April 6, 2016) Throughout the remaining weeks in April, West Kentucky Community and Technical College will include a wide variety of community education offerings for kids and adults.

Classes are listed as follows.

Challenger Semester Offerings

Club Challenger B
April 19, 4:15 5:45 p.m.
Challenger Learning Center at Paducah, WKCTC campus
Age: Current Grades 3-5
Students can explore the amazing wonders of science during the Challenger Learning Center after school program, Club Challenger. Students join the fun once a month to participate in exciting hands-on activities related to space and science. Cost: $45

Between Earth amp; Sky
April 23, 9 11 a.m.
Challenger Learning Center at Paducah, WKCTC campus
Age: Daisy Girl Scouts
How does a seed become a plant? Take a nature walk and learn all about seeds through hands-on activities and experiments in the Journey series, Its Your Planet Love It! Cost: $15.

Wow! Wonders of Water
April 23, Noon 2 p.m.
Challenger Learning Center at Paducah, WKCTC campus
Age: Brownie Girl Scouts
Learn about the wonderful world of water through experiments with conservation, filtration and the water cycle. These activities are from the Journey series, Its Your Planet Love It! Cost: $15.

Space Traveler
April 29-30, 7 p.m. 10:30 a.m.
Challenger Learning Center at Paducah, WKCTC campus
Age: Junior Girl Scouts
During this overnight trip, be one of the few to earn the title of Girl Scout Space Traveler! In the evening, scouts will train for their mission Rendezvous with a Comet. Then make an out of this world snack and spend the night under the stars in our star dome. In the morning, students will fly the mission in our space simulators. Cost: $40.

Culinary Offerings

See Whats Cooking with Traci Ledford
April 12, 19 or 26, 6 9 p.m.
Anderson Technical Building, Room 159
Age: Adult
Learn to cook delicious meals on a budget with expert Traci Ledford. Cost per class: $45.

April 12 Easy Homemade Mexi-Meal
April 19 Getting Down to the Delicious Basics
April 26 Mother's Day Special

For a full description of each class visit http://ws.kctcs.edu/westkentucky, select Culinary.

One Session Cake Decorating
April 18 or 25, 6 8 p.m.
Emerging Technology Center, Room 114
Age: Adults, all skill levels
Cake decorating is one of the most popular continuing education courses offered at WKCTC this spring! Certified Wilton Method Instructor Linda Mayes, who has been decorating cakes for nearly 20 years, will teach the one-session classes. Cost for class is $28.50.

April 18 5 Steps to a Great Cake!
An additional estimated cost of $23 for required student class supplies applies.

April 25 Cupcake Basics
An additional estimated cost of $13 for required student class supplies applies.

For a full description of each class and required student class list visit http://ws.kctcs.edu/westkentucky, select Culinary.

Friday Night Science Offering

Hot Wheels Lab
April 22, 5 7 p.m.
Challenger Learning Center at Paducah, WKCTC campus
Age: Current Grades 1 5
Students will discover the science behind Hot Wheels cars as they engineer different tracks and explore how the height of the ramp transfers energy to the car. Cost: $25

Paducah School of Art and Design Community Offerings

Welding for Artists and Hobbyists
April 16, 23, 30 and May 7, 9:30 a.m. 12:30 p.m.
Sculpture Building
919 Madison Street, Downtown Paducah
Age: Adult
Students in this class will cover the basics of ARC welding as well as Oxy-Acetylene welding. Safety and best practices will be covered with an eye toward providing basic skills for participants who would like to know how to weld but not within a vocational context. Cost: $120. An additional $80 estimated cost for student supplies available from PSAD.

Registration for summer camps are now being taken. Download a full listing of summer camps and upcoming community education classes at http://issuu.com/jblythe0001/docs/communityeducation/1.

Preregistration is required for all classes and early registration is encouraged. The registration deadline is seven days prior to class starting date. Classes may be cancelled due to lack of enrollment. Register online at http://ws.kctcs.edu/westkentucky/category/category.aspx or by calling 270-534-3335.

For more information about the Community Education Catalog or upcoming offerings, contact Kevin ONeill, WKCTC community education director, at kevin.oneill@kctcs.edu or 270-534-3206.