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Personal Growth Workshops to be Held at BCC in South County
Aug 15, 2012

Berkshire Community College (BCC), will offer the following Personal Growth Workshops at its South County Center this fall.

"Hand Quilting" (WKS-258) teaches a progression of needlecraft skills. Participants experience with shape, color and design and make a quilted six-block wall hanging composed of various chosen patterns. Topics include a review of sewing stitches, arranging color, block cutting and assembly, sandwiching layers, and quilting stitches. Classes meet Mondays, Sept. 17 through Nov. 26, from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM. Cost for registration is $185.

"Antiques 101" (WKS-2100) discusses the language of antiques, methods of buying, displaying goods, selling and the legal requirements a dealer must address. This workshop covers the evolution of the designs of the 18th and 19th century furniture and other decorative art. Characteristics to look for in the determination of the age of an item, the Action Process and Appraisal Process are also covered. Classes meet Thursdays, Sept. 20 through Nov. 8, from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM. Cost for registration is $150.

"Saying Our Pieces: Publishing the Moments of Our Lives" (WKS-991) a new workshop, helps participants create a small book of thoughts, ideas and lessons for publication using stories, emotions and events of their lives. Classes meet Wednesdays, Oct. 3 through Oct. 31, from 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM. Cost for registration is $70.

"Wow Now! A Workshop for Enhancement" (WKS-2351) a new workshop, is designed for all women who want to enhance their egos, feel great, and look fantastic. Classes meet Wednesdays, Oct. 10 through Oct. 24, from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM. Cost for registration is $60.

For more information, or to register, call BCC's South County Center at 413-528-4521. For long distance (in Mass only), call 800-816-1233, ext. 5201 or 5202.


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