The Niagara County Community College Office of Workforce Development will present a community education speaker series beginning Nov. 9. The classes take place on the NCCC Sanborn campus, the Niagara Falls Culinary Institute, and there is even a remote option. All presentations are $10 per ticket, and tickets are available for purchase online at www.niagaracc.suny.edu/wd/community-academy/, or by calling Maryjo Erway at 716-614-6472. Group pricing is available.
Learn from chef Emily Lonigan how to maximize flavor and nutrients while reducing time spent washing dishes. “Eating Healthy: Sheet Pan Meals for your Family,” a cooking demonstration at the Niagara Falls Culinary Institute, will take place at 6 p.m. Nov. 9.
Feeling mentally or physically depleted? Learn lifestyle habits shared by pharmacist Dr. Kalpesh Desai in the virtual class “Good Lifestyle Habits to Improve your Overall Health.” He will discuss ways to keep the mind active to decrease dementia, improve diet and sleep routine, reduce depression and anxiety, and quit smoking. This class takes place at 6 p.m. Nov. 16.
On Wednesday, Nov. 30, a class titled “Cryptocurrency and Its Impact on Industry” will be offered at the NCCC Sanborn campus. Learn from an expert what cryptocurrency is, and how it operates within the modern industry.
NCCC professor of world languages Bridget Beilein presents her best travel hacks and tips from must-know travel basics to navigate ethnic cuisine and language, and even jetlag! Her class, “Basic Travel Hacks and Tips on How to Use Social Media to Help Plan your Next Trip will be offered at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 7, on the NCCC Sanborn campus. She will share how to turn a trip into a joyous adventure and experience.
Tara Hahn, New York state delegate of the American Beekeeping Federation and owner of Hahn’s Honeybee Haven, will present fun facts about bees, hive management, honey benefits, and how to help save bees in her class titled “Bee Facts and Fun: My Experience in Beekeeping and DIY Bee Projects.” This class takes place on the NCCC Sanborn campus at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 14.
For more information or to register for classes, visit the NCCC Workforce Development website at https://www.niagaracc.suny.edu/wd/community-academy/.