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									                                                                                             Table of Contents
                                                                          Arts & Crafts  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .2-4

                                                                          Business & Career Development  .  .  .  .5-10

                                                                          Computer Classes .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 11-12

                                                                          C .P .R . Classes  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 29

                                                                          Culinary Arts  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 13-14

                                                                          Dance Classes  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 17

                                                                          Healthy Living  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .18-20

                                                                          Home & Garden  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 21
Glendale College’s Community Services
                                                                          Kids & Teens  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .15-16
Education is a self-sustaining, user-fee supported
program. Taught by experts in their field, these                          Language Arts  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .22-23
not-for-credit classes are offered in addition to
Glendale College’s instructional program and are                          Maps & Directions  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 38-39
not academic equivalents of regular classes, or
                                                                          Money Management  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 24
prerequisites for the traditional college program.
For information regarding college credit classes,                         Online Classes  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 25, 34-35
contact the main campus at (818) 240-1000.
                                                                          Performing Arts  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .26-27

                                                                          Personal Interest  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .28-29

                                                                          Recreational Activities .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 36

                                                                          Registration Information  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 37

                                                                          Registration Form  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 40

                                                                          Traffic School  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 35

                                                                          Trips & Tours  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .30-31

                                                                          Writers Corner  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .32-33
New Classes for Fall
Watermedia Painting Basics ................................ 2
Handmade Books: 3 Gift Books ........................... 3
Photography Basics Workshop:
Principles of Composition .................................... 3
Holiday Earrings .................................................. 4
Precious Metal Clay:
Do-It-Yourself Textures... ..................................... 4
EKG Technician Training ...................................... 6
Got E-Mail? .........................................................11
California’s Secret Wine Bargains ..................... 13
Sparkling Wines of the World............................. 13
Conversational Chinese ..................................... 23
Powerful Presentation Skills .............................. 27
Saturday Writing Workshop ............................... 32
Writing Your 1st Book (or 7th) ............................ 32
Publishing Your 1st Book ................................... 32

Register Online at                                                                                                                 1
Arts & Crafts
Drawing for the Absolute Beginner                         Wedding Flowers
Have you always wanted to draw but didn’t know the        Flowers for a wedding can be a major expense.
basics? In this class, you will learn how to employ       With this course, you can save hundreds of dollars
the visual elements of line, value, shape, form,          by creating your own beautiful arrangements and
mass, texture, and color, and use traditional drawing     bouquets, including:
media: graphite, charcoal, conté crayon and other          • Preparation – stemming and wiring techniques
drawing media. You will also develop perceptual            • Construction of bouquets for the bride and
skills, such as eye-hand coordination. You will                bridal party
learn to recognize and create the light source in          • All arrangements for church or chapel, including
an artwork and still-life, and create the illusion of          reception area flowers, cake table and more
three-dimensional space on a two dimensional              Explore your creativity with flowers... and plan a
surface. You’ll begin to understand and articulate        beautiful wedding! Certificate will be awarded upon
perspectives using drawing techniques learned in          completion of the class. A $75 materials fee is
class. By the end of this six week course, you will       payable to the instructor (cash only) the first class
have established the elements you need to do the          meeting. Marianne Atkinson is a professional floral
kinds of drawings you’ve always wanted to make.           designer who runs her own floral business “Ivy’s
Material list available online at       Flower Station” in Glendale.
cse. Rey Armenteros earned his MFA from the               Class: CA002        5 Thursdays, Sept. 30 - Oct. 28
San Francisco Art Institute.                              Fee: $105                         6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Class: CA116                 6 Sat., Sept. 25 - Oct. 30                        Toll Middle School, Room 1103
Fee: $85                            1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
               Chevy Chase Baptist Church, Room 2

                                                          Hand Knitting - Level 1
Watermedia Painting Basics
                                                           In this introduction to knitting, you’ll learn a variety
NEW!        Have you ever been interested in learning     of basic techniques: the long-tail cast-on, knit and
watercolor, gouache, or acrylics to make stellar          purl stitches, increasing and decreasing stitches,
paintings? This brand new course will teach you           binding off in knit and purl, and seaming. As part
the fundamentals of painting in watercolor methods        of the instruction, you will work on four projects:
and techniques in just six weeks. Designed for the        two scarves, one triangle shawl, and one cap.
beginning student, but this class is also ideal if you    Homework will be required in order to complete the
have had some exposure in painting or drawing.            projects. A $15 materials fee (cash) is payable to
Material list available online at       instructor at first class. Additional supplies will be
cse. Rey Armenteros earned his MFA from the               required and a supply list will be provided in class.
San Francisco Art Institute.                              Maria Robbins developed her love for knitting 21
Class: CA091                6 Tues., Sept. 28 - Nov. 2    years ago, and has been teaching knitting to others
Fee: $85                           6:30 pm - 8:30 pm      for the past 5 years.
                      Toll Middle School, Room 8102       Class: CA076                6 Thurs., Sept. 30 - Nov. 4
                                                          Fee: $79                             7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
                                                                                 Toll Middle School, Room 1101
Earn a Certificate in
Floral Arranging
Turn your garden blooms into professional looking
arrangements for all occasions. You’ll become an
                                                          Sewing Basics
expert at floral arranging in this hands on class         This is the perfect class for beginners or those of
that shows you the basic forms and styles of flower       you who need a refresher course. Through the
arranging for a variety of different occasions. The       completion of small projects, you’ll learn basic
class covers the fundamental forms and styles of          machine sewing techniques, including cutting and
flower arranging, the principles of color and balance,    pressing techniques. This class provides the perfect
and the best ways to care for cut flowers. There          short course format for fashion designer hopefuls.
will be demonstrations and plenty of time for you to      Please bring to class: your machine and user
practice and create an arrangement each evening.          manual, scissors, pen/paper, sack lunch, and $20
Certificate will be awarded upon completion of            materials fee payable to instructor (cash only). A
the class. Marianne Atkinson is the owner of Ivy’s        supply list will be distributed at first class meeting.
Flower Station in Glendale. A $75 materials fee is        Rebecca Prange is a professional dressmaker and
payable to the instructor (cash only please) the first    seamstress with over 10 years of teaching others
class meeting.                                            how to sew.
Class: CA001               5 Tues., Sept. 28 - Oct. 26    Class: CA050                     3 Sat., Oct. 2, 9, & 16
Fee: $105                           6:30 pm - 9:30 pm     Fee: $95                              9:30 am - 2:30 pm
                      Toll Middle School, Room 1103                     Chevy Chase Baptist Church, Room 1

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                                                                                 Arts & Crafts
Handmade Books:                                           Photography Basics
Tri-Fold Journal                                          How to Take Great Pictures
NEW!        Join book design artist Wendy Poma for        Isn’t it disappointing to find that less than half
an exciting new project. In this hands-on class, you      the pictures you take really turn out the way you
will create a tri-fold book. This hard cover book is      wanted? Or that the one special picture you wanted
unique in it’s construction as it has adjacent spines     didn’t turn out right at all? Learn how to take the
and it unfolds to the central pages and storage           best pictures possible from a working professional
pockets on either side. This book is not only useful,     photographer. Starting with the basics, you’ll learn
but is truly beautiful! No previous bookmaking            the fundamentals of photography, including how
experience required. All materials are supplied by        to operate your camera on manual setting, how
the instructor.                                           to best use automatic settings, how to stop or blur
Class: CA006-3                      1 Saturday, Oct. 9    motion, focusing, controlling depth of field, white
Fee: $40                           9:00 am - 1:00 pm      balance, using flash, and more. This hands on
                           Garfield Campus, Room 3        class will include lecture, demonstration and weekly
                                                          assignments to be reviewed in class. Class includes
                                                          a Saturday field trip to the Arboretum. Bring your 35
Handmade Books:                                           mm or digital camera with manual settings. Kelly
Three Gift Books                                          Brinker is a certificated instructor, and has been
NEW!        It’s time once again to start thinking of     a working professional photographer for over ten
the holidays. What could be better than having            years.
a fun-filled morning and walk away with three             Class: CA075                 5 Wed., Sept. 29 - Oct. 27
gifts? Join book design artist Wendy Poma and             Fee: $79                             6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
create 3 distinctive books. Each book will have a                               Toll Middle School, Room 1103
different binding technique and look. These books
are beautiful and functional as well. You’ll have a
good time, and cross three names off your list! No        Photography Basics Workshop:
previous bookmaking experience is required. All
materials are supplied by the instructor.
                                                          Natural Lighting
Class: CA006-4                    1 Saturday, Nov. 13     If you’ve already got a good grasp of how to operate
Fee: $40                            9:00 am - 1:00 pm     your camera, or you’ve completed our Photography
                           Garfield Campus, Room 3        Basics class, it’s time to focus your attention on
                                                          lighting! In this workshop, you’ll learn what type
                                                          of light you need, and how to create it. Make your
Create a Cookie Bouquet                                   photographs stand out and look beautiful, using
                                                          available light creatively. Basic understanding of
Cookie bouquets are absolutely delightful ~ and           camera operation is required. Kelly Brinker is
expensive! Commercially available cookie bouquets         a professional photographer (see Photography
can easily run $50-$100. Yikes! This fun, hands-          Basics).
on class teaches you all you need to know to make
                                                          Class: CA080                      1 Saturday, Oct. 23
these amazingly tasty decorated cookies yourself
- for WAY less. You’ll discover the tips, tricks, and     Fee: $39                          10:00 am - 2:00 pm
techniques that will give your cookie bouquet that                                Garfield Campus, Room 122
professional touch. In just 4 hours, you’ll make and
take home your own 3 cookie bouquet arrangement,          Photography Basics Workshop:
including vase and chocolate roses. Holly Dare            Principles of Composition
Hughes, a former producer for HGTV, has been
teaching arts and crafts for many years. A materials      NEW! Learn to improve your pictures with better
fee of $25 is payable to the instructor in class. Bring   composition! Whether you’re photographing people,
a light snack or sack lunch.                              landscapes, or other subjects, this class will teach
                                                          you how to use simple elements and principles to
Class: CA065                     1 Saturday, Oct. 23
                                                          give your images incredible impact. Gain a better
Fee: $45                         10:00 am - 2:00 pm       understanding of how to use color, shape, line
                          Garfield Campus, Room 3         and pattern for better pictures that capture the
                                                          viewer’s attention. This class is recommended
                                                          for anyone from those with basic camera skills
                                                          to pros looking to take their images to the next
                                                          level. Basic understanding of camera operation is
Teen Sewing Class                                         required. Kelly Brinker is a working professional
See Page 16                                               photographer (see Photography Basics).
                                                          Class: CA081                      1 Saturday, Nov. 6
                                                          Fee: $39                         10:00 am - 2:00 pm
                                                                                 Garfield Campus, Room 122

To Register call (818) 240-1000, Ext. 5015                                                                     3
Arts & Crafts
Wire Wrap Jewelry for Beginners                            Soldering Basics 101
Do you love jewelry, but hate to pay those high            Learn the basics of silversmithing in this hands-on
boutique prices? In this workshop, you’ll learn            class! If you’re looking to learn to silver-solder, or
how to make your own fantastic wire wrap jewelry.          just get better at it, this is the class for YOU! Your
You’ll be amazed at the jewelry designs you can            instructor will give detailed demonstration followed
create with wire. Using simple tools, wire and an          by hands-on time at the soldering table. Develop
assortment of crystals, beads, bicones and rondels,        your jewelry making skills and build confidence,
you will create several pieces of jewelry in class.        while you learn how to safely use a micro-torch,
Holly Dare Hughes has been making jewelry and              using standard silver soldering techniques as you
teaching others her craft for many years. A $21            construct a simple ring with a bezel set stone.
materials fee (cash only) is payable to the instructor     Basic jewelry making experience preferred. Bring
in class, includes all materials. Please bring basic       your own micro torch (kitchen torch, no pen or mini
wire wrapping tools if you have them, or instructor        torches) with propane, cutter and flat nosed pliers.
will have a few available for purchase in class.           Kitchen torches available at Williams-Sonoma, Sur
Class: CA030                    1 Saturday, Sept. 25       La Table. A $30 materials fee (cash only) is payable
Fee: $29                         10:00 am - 1:00 pm        to the instructor in class. Avril Jensen has been
                          Garfield Campus, Room 3          creating, selling and teaching about jewelry for over
                                                           four years. Register Early - Class size is strictly
                                                           limited to 10 students!
                                                           Class: CA073                       1 Wednesday, Oct. 6
Wire Wrap Jewelry: Cabachons                               Fee: $49                              6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
This class is a great follow-up to the morning’s                                   Toll Middle School, Room 8102
Wire Wrap Jewelry for Beginners class. Bring your
cabochon or semi-precious stone and you’ll learn
how to turn it into an exquisite necklace by creating      Making Silver Jewelry
a silver wire cage to hold your piece in. Please           with Precious Metal Clay
bring basic wire wrapping tools if you have them,
or instructor will also have a limited supply of tools     Precious Metal Clay (PMC) is a clay-like substance
in class for purchase. Materials fee of $2-$5 is           made of a precious metal-like silver that contains
payable to the instructor for sterling silver wire in 6”   an organic binder which burns off when fired in a
increments. Holly Dare Hughes has been making              kiln, leaving pure silver. The sky is the limit with this
jewelry and teaching others her craft for many years.      fabulous product! This beginners class gives you
                                                           the basics of jewelry making with this unique new
Class: CA056                      1 Saturday, Sept. 25
                                                           material, including stone setting. A $45 materials
Fee: $29                            1:00 pm - 4:00 pm      fee is payable to the instructor in class. Loaner tools
                           Garfield Campus, Room 3         will be provided. Bring a brown bag lunch or snack.
                                                           Lora Hart ( teaches PMC classes
                                                           throughout the Los Angeles area and is one of the
                                                           founding directors of the L.A. Chapter PMC Guild.
Holiday Earrings                                           Class: CA037                       1 Saturday, Oct. 2
NEW! Just in time for the holidays! From cute              Fee: $65                           9:30 am - 4:00 pm
to fancy, you’ll make a variety of earrings perfect                                   Garfield Campus, Room 4
to wear over the holidays or to give as gifts! Using
pearls and crystals, you’ll make a pair of cute little
snowmen complete with hat, and a pair of stacked
beaded Christmas trees. Then you ‘ll make an               Precious Metal Clay:
elegant pair of glass and hammered wire earrings,          Do-It-Yourself Textures
using sterling silver and artisan lampwork glass.          NEW! Learn to make 2 different unique texture
Bring your jewelry tools, or purchase from the             sheets using one of your own line drawing designs
instructor in class. A $27 materials fee is payable        and one with designs supplied by the instructor.
to the instructor in class for supplies to create three    You’ll burn a 2” Photopolymer Plate (PPP) with
pairs of earrings. Holly Dare Hughes designs and           copyright free images and use a specialized tool
sells her own unique jewelry.                              to carve a unique rubber stamp. Afterwards you’ll
Class: CA069                           1 Wed., Nov. 3      make a two sided flat bead with your designs.
Fee: $29                           6:30 pm - 9:30 pm       No previous metal clay experience necessary.
                      Toll Middle School, Room 1126        Materials fee approximately $45.00, cash or check.
                                                           Please bring a sack lunch and a couple of simple
                                                           line drawing ideas to choose from. Your instructor is
                                                           PMC artist Lora Hart.
                                                           Class: CA118                    1 Saturday, Oct. 30
                                                           Fee: $65                         9:30 am - 4:00 pm
                                                                                    Garfield Campus, Room 4

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                                                                   Business & Careers

                              Medical Insurance Billing Program
  Learn Medical Billing and become a valued professional in the fast-growing health care field - or start
  your own business. Students will receive a Certificate of Attendance from the instructor at the end of
  each course. Those who enroll in all four courses of the Certificate Program will receive a Certificate of
  Completion issued by Glendale College. (Required Seminars: Introduction to Medical Insurance Billing,
  Advanced Medical Billing, Computerized Medical Billing, Workers’ Compensation & Personal Injury).
  Instructor Kris Hernandez of KGP Consulting, LLC teaches continuing education courses in colleges
  throughout Southern California. For further information and FAQ’s visit

                                                           Workers’ Compensation
                                                           and Personal Injury
                                                           Learn how to bill California Workers’ Compensation
                                                           and Personal Injury cases. Topics in this workshop
                                                           include filing Workers’ Comp Appeals Board Liens;
                                                           tips for screening patients; maximizing reimburse-
                                                           ment; turning objection letters into payments; nego-
                                                           tiating with attorneys’ billing automobile insurance
                                                           carriers and Personal Injury cases. Prerequisite:
                                                           Experience as a Medical Biller or completion of Intro
                                                           to Medical Billing and Advanced Medical Billing. A
                                                           $39 materials fee payable to instructor in class.
                                                           Class: BU122                         1 Sunday, Nov. 7
Introduction to                                            Fee: $85                            9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Medical Insurance Billing                                                              Garfield Campus, Room 5
One of the physician’s most valued employees is the
one who does the insurance billing. In this workshop
you will learn medical billing techniques and how to
bill Medicare, MediCal, TRICARE, CHAMPVA and
private insurance carriers; complete the CMS 1500
(universal) insurance claim form; look up diagnosis        “This class gave me the skills to get into the
codes, procedure codes, and modifiers and much             job market in a short amount of time. Excellent
more! A $69 materials fee payable to instructor in         instruction, great teacher!”
Class:      BU120                Sat./Sun., Oct. 30 & 31
Fee:        $105                   9:00 am - 4:30 pm
                          Garfield Campus, Room 5          Computerized Medical Billing
                                                           Meet the instructor for a 15-minute orientation to
                                                           receive class material and information on using the
                                                           software (Windows 98 or above required.) Learn
                                                           how to set up a medical insurance billing practice
Advanced Medical Billing                                   using your own computer. NOTE: This seminar
This workshop is for those students who have               must be completed within two weeks. (Most students
completed the Medical Insurance Billing course or          complete the class within 6-8 hours). You will have
students who are already Billers and want to further       the assistance of an instructor via e-mail for any
their knowledge in medical billing. In this seminar,       questions or concerns. Prerequisite: Experience in
you will learn the difference between PPO’s, HMO’s,        Medical Billing or completion of Intro to Medical Bill-
IPA’s, and other managed care issues; contracting          ing and Advanced Medical Billing. A $89 materials
with managed care plans; HCPCS coding; about               fee payable to instructor in class.
HIPAA. There will also be open discussion on               Class: BU123                        1 Sunday, Nov. 7
various issues of concern to Medical Billers. A $39        Fee: $25                           9:00 am - 9:15 am
materials fee payable to instructor in class.                                        Garfield Campus, Room 5
Class: BU121                       1 Saturday, Nov. 6
Fee: $85                           9:30 am - 4:30 pm
                           Garfield Campus, Room 5

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Business & Careers
                                                          EKG Technician Training
                                                          Partnership with Boston Reed College
                                                          NEW! Start a new career in the medical field as
                                                          an EKG Technician! Electrocardiograph (EKG or
                                                          ECG) Technicians operate equipment that measures
                                                          and records heart activity. These measurements
                                                          are used to assist cardiologists and other physicians
                                                          in diagnosing and treating blood vessel and heart
                                                          related problems. This 70 hour course is designed
                                                          to provide instruction in Electrocardiography testing
                                                          procedures and includes lead placement utilizing 12
                                                          lead EKG, use and understanding of EKG grid paper,
                                                          recognizing normal and abnormal EKG patterns in
                                                          all 12 leads and plotting EKG axis. Course material
Pharmacy Technician                                       will be presented through lecture and hands-on
Training Program                                          participation. Certified Nursing Assistants earn 48
                                                          CEU’s. Classes do not meet April 16.
Partnership with Boston Reed College                      Class: BU157                           10 Saturdays
According to the U.S. Department of Labor, the            Fee: $1845                        March 25 - May 21
need for Pharmacy Technicians is expected to                                                9:00 am - 4:30 pm
grown nearly 30% by 2012. Get the training you
need to start your career in this demanding field.                                Garfield Campus, Room 125
As a Pharmacy Technician, you will help the
pharmacist package or mix prescriptions, maintain
client records, refer clients to the pharmacists
for counseling, assist with inventory control             How to Start Your Own
and purchasing, as well as collect payment and            Medical Billing Service
coordinate billing. This course meets State
certification requirements with 182 hours of              Many medical practices receive most of their income
classroom instruction and a 120-hour externship to        from insurance companies -- and medical billing
provide you with a complete learning experience.          services are in demand! This seminar will give you a
You must be 18 years of age and have a high school        overview of the business. Learn how to get started,
diploma or its equivalent. The class fee covers           obtain clients, set fees and market your services.
books, supplies, externship, and course completion        You’ll find out where to obtain HIPAA compliant
certificate. (Classes do not meet: 11/27, 12/18,          software, learn what billing organizations you can
12/25, 1/1, 1/15, 2/19, 4/16).                            join, and much more. Kris Patterson is the owner
                                                          of a successful medical billing and consulting firm.
Class: BU089           27 Saturdays, Oct. 2 - May 21
                                                          A $29 materials fee is payable to the instructor in
Fee: $2595                          9:00 am - 4:30 pm     class.
                         Garfield Campus, Room 119        Class: BU124                      1 Saturday, Nov. 6
                                                          Fee: $65                          9:00 am - 9:15 am
                                                                                    Garfield Campus, Room 5
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for a Job Well Done!

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    a Community Services Education Gift Certificate!
    Whether it’s a day trip to a museum, golf lessons,
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                                                                  Business & Careers
Accounting for Non-Accountants                           Earn a Certificate in
Earn a Certificate in Bookkeeping                        Apartment Management
Are you baffled by bookkeeping, juggling journals        This course is recommended for those who would
and balancing accounts? Learn accounting                 like to be tenant managers of rental and lease
procedures and terminology that you can put to use       properties, earning ‘credit’ toward their monthly
for your own small business or to get an edge on the     rental cost and/or earning a monthly income
competition for accounting-related jobs. The course      as a property manager. Also for those who
includes: the accounting cycle and complete flow of      own commercial, industrial, or residential rental
transactions; accounts, journals, ledgers and closing    properties and would like to effectively manage their
of the books; an introduction to payroll and handling    own property. Topics covered include: Renting and
petty cash. You’ll learn about different bookkeeping     Leasing contracts; Accounting and record keeping;
systems for different businesses, and accounting         Advertising Techniques; Liability and Insurances,
related job opportunities. A $20 materials fee           Evictions, and Rent Control legislation. A $20
payable to instructor in class. The class is taught by   materials fee is payable in class. Presented by
Mary DeGeorge of The DG Group. You’ll receive a          Mary DeGeorge of The DG Group. You’ll receive a
Certificate of Completion in class.                      Certificate of Completion in class.
Class: BU039A                  Tues., Wed., & Thurs.     Class: BU038A                            2 Saturdays
Fee: $89                           Sept. 28, 29, & 30    Fee: $89                           Sept. 25 & Oct. 2
                                 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm                                        9:00 am - 3:00 pm
                     Toll Middle School, Room 1102                                 Garfield Campus, Room 7

Class: BU039B                  2 Sat., Oct. 23 & 30      Class: BU038B                   Tues., Wed., Thurs.
Fee: $89                         9:00 am - 3:00 pm       Fee: $89                              Nov. 2, 3, & 4
                         Garfield Campus, Room 7                             Toll Middle School, Room 1102

                                                         Selling Your Ideas & Inventions
Computerized Bookkeeping                                 Want to sell, protect and promote your innovative
An Introduction to QuickBooks                            ideas? Do you have a great idea for an invention but
This hands-on workshop gives you an introduction         don’t know what to do with it? This class will teach
to QuickBooks. You’ll learn how to set up and            you how to take your ideas off the paper and onto
create customer, vendor and inventory items lists;       the shelves! Learn how to protect your inventions
how to set up company accounts; how to create            and turn them into cash. Learn how to establish
invoices and purchase orders; how to manage A/R          proprietary rights, giving you legal recourse from
and A/P accounts; how to prepare end-of-period           inception to sale. Topics include: Using patents,
reports and how to create income statements and          trademarks and copyrights; making your ideas
balance sheets. Pre-requisite: “Earn a Certificate       marketable and competitive; finding a manufacturer
in Bookkeeping,” and knowledge of PC/Windows             to buy your invention; understanding and negotiating
environment. A $20 materials fee is payable to           the contracts when you sell your invention.
the instructor in class. The class is taught by Mary     This program delivers the most accurate and
DeGeorge of The DG Group.                                relevant information available for inventors to cash
Class: BU040A                    1 Saturday, Oct. 16     in on their expertise. A $30 fee for the manual
Fee: $89                           8:30 am - 4:30 pm     “How to Sell Your Inventions for Cash (2nd Edition)
                       Garfield Campus, Room 224         and Contracts and Agreements for Inventors CD,
                                                         is payable to the instructor in class. Nancy Miller
                                                         has trained thousands of inventors throughout
Class: BU040B                   1 Saturday, Nov. 6       California. Nancy has numerous copyrights, and
Fee: $89                        8:30 am - 4:30 pm        has assisted inventors like yourself in their marketing
                      Garfield Campus, Room 225          and solicitation efforts for over 10 years. A $30
                                                         materials fee is payable to the instructor in class
                                                         for a comprehensive class manual “How to Sell
“Well organized, easy to understand class.               Your Inventions for Cash” and “Contracts and
The instructor used terms I could easily grasp,          Agreements for Inventors” CD.
and answered questions thoroughly. I felt like I         Class: BU094                      1 Thursday, Oct. 28
learned a lot in one day!”                               Fee: $35                           6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
                                                                              Toll Middle School, Room 1125

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Business & Careers

    How to Enter the Dynamic World of the Import/Export Business
                                    An Empowering Entrepreneurial Series!
      International trade can be financially rewarding and enjoyable, and international trade entrepreneurs find the
       world a very exciting environment in which to travel and grow. Sign up for these dynamic seminars to learn
    the particulars of doing business around the world. Presented by Dr. Sinclair Rimmon, PhD, who has business
       experience in all aspects of international trade, and has taught import/export trade courses for many years.

                              Sign Up For All Four Workshops and Get 10% Off!

Become a Successful Entrepreneur                              Channels of Distribution
Import/Export Introduction                                    Import/Export
For those desiring to own a profitable and fascinating        This seminar will expand your knowledge by providing
business, come explore the wide range of                      specific information regarding the channels of
opportunities in the import/export business. Topics           distribution. Topics include: most profitable ways
include: international trade shows and fairs; finding         to sell products; sources of international marketing
a profitable product; sources of products in the US           information; general international trade procedures;
and abroad; negotiating with foreign and domestic             profile of a successful import/exporter.
suppliers; Customs rules and procedures; international        Class: BU086                         1 Saturday, Nov. 6
banking; shipping and insurance; selling products.            Fee: $39                           10:00 am -12:00 pm
Class: BU084                       1 Saturday, Oct. 30                                     Garfield Campus, Room 3
Fee: $39                          10:00 am - 12:00 pm
                            Garfield Campus, Room 3           Joy of Communicating & Negotiating
                                                              Reach Your Goals & Life Fulfillment
Import/Export: Intensive                                      A practical seminar for communicating and negotiating
Continuing from the introductory seminar, this                powerfully and effectively to achieve win-win results
seminar will give you specific information about              in business and personal relations. Learn the delight
importing/exporting as a business or career field.            of communicating assertively with grace and without
Topics include: obtaining free samples; terms of              anxiety, how to express yourself clearly, explain your
payment; fundamentals of marketing in the USA and             ideas convincingly, and motivate others to believe in
internationally; tools to increase sales and profits.         you!
Class: BU085                         1 Saturday, Oct. 30      Class: BU087                         1 Saturday, Nov. 6
Fee: $39                              1:00 pm - 3:00 pm       Fee: $39                             1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
                              Garfield Campus, Room 3                                      Garfield Campus, Room 3

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                                                                   Business & Careers
Become a Notary in One Day!
Start your own business, become a more valuable
employee, provide customer service for your
organization, earn additional income and get
recommissioned. This intensive one-day seminar is
designed to equip you with everything you need to
know to become an effective Notary. You will find
out about new legislation as well as how to pass
the official Notary exam (must be taken every four
years), identify document signers, keep a journal,
fill out certificates and avoid lawsuits. The class
includes a practice Notary Public Exam. A $30
materials fee is payable at the door. Presented
by Notary Public Seminars, a leading public               Earn a 2nd Income from Home!
course provider in California for over 10 years.
Note: Advanced registration required. No “walk-in”        Are you worried about the economy, rising costs, or
registrations. Minimum age 18. Check-in closes            downsizing? What you need is a way to enhance and
at 8:25 am; late arrivals will not be admitted and        increase your income by working from your home!
no refunds will be given. Please be on time when          Starting and operating a home-based business doesn’t
returning from breaks and lunch - no refunds will         take a lot of money, just the knowledge this course
be given if you return late. Official Notary Exam:        will provide you to build your own business right
Registration/exam begins at 4:00 pm, concludes at         away. Topics include; How to legally form a business;
6:00 pm. You must bring the following:                    Accepting customer credit cards; Keeping bookkeeping
1. A $40 check payable to the Secretary of State.         and tax records; How to calculate sales tax on products;
                                                          Finding customers through advertising. This is not a get-
2. Proper ID: current driver’s license w/photo or
                                                          rich quick scheme. This course provides you with tools
     state issued ID card.
                                                          and resources to find a legitimate business that best
3. Two sharpened, No. 2 pencils.                          suits you. A $30 materials fee is payable to the instructor
4. 2” x 2” passport color photo.                          in class for workbook. Nancy Miller of Rounds, Miller
Class: BU051A                      1 Saturday, Oct. 23    & Associates, has run several home-based businesses
Fee: $99                            8:00 am - 6:00 pm     of her own, including being a professional organizer,
      Glendale College Main Campus, Room SR138            speaker, and overseeing a mail order company.
                                                          Class: BU099                          1 Monday, Oct. 25
                                                          Fee: $35                              6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
                                                                                   Toll Middle School, Room 1125
Renew Your Notary Commission
3 Hour State Required Seminar
As of January 2009, renewing Notaries may take a          Build Your Own Business
three-hour approved Notary Refresher course. We’ll        Web Site for $5 a Month
review all laws and regulations you are required to
know to continue as a Notary. You must take the exam      Do you need a Web site, but you’re scared to death
and be fingerprinted again. A 6 hour approved course      about doing it yourself? Don’t miss out on reaching
must be taken first and there can be no lapse in your     a large number of potential customers! This class
commission. Otherwise, you are required to take           will show you how to build and promote a money-
the 6 hour course again. Seminar begins at 12:30,         making Web site without spending a lot of money.
registration for the exam is from 4:15-5 pm. The exam     Topics covered include: determining your Web
is from 5-6 pm. A $30 materials fee is payable at the     design needs; sustaining Web traffic by making
door. Arrive early! New and Renewing Notaries must        your site user-friendly; making a cost-saving online
bring the following:                                      shopping system; how to get your site listed with
                                                          search engines. When you complete this class,
1. A $40 check payable to the Secretary of State.
                                                          you’ll have the knowledge, confidence, and tools to
2. Proper ID: current driver’s license w/photo or state   create your own Web site with solutions costing only
issued ID card.                                           $5 per month! A $30 fee is payable to the instructor
3. Two number 2 pencils.                                  in class for Fishin’ With a Net. Mike Rounds,
4. 2x2 passport color photo.                              of Rounds, Miller & Associates, has the ability to
Live scan fingerprints are required after you pass the    explain technology and make it understandable. He
exam.                                                     is a successful consultant and professional speaker
Class: BU054                        1 Saturday, Oct. 23   with 20 years of experience.
Fee: $50                            12:30 pm - 6:00 pm    Class: BU091                       1 Monday, Oct. 25
          Glendale College Main Campus, Room SR138        Fee: $35                           6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
                                                                                Toll Middle School, Room 1121

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Business & Careers
How to Become a Special Event                               The Business of Bartending
or Wedding Planner                                          Professional Bartending Course
This information-packed seminar includes the basic          Professional bartending
tools, techniques, and valuable trade secrets for those     requires much more than
who want to start a new, exciting and lucrative career in   knowing how to put ice
special events, meeting planning, as well as for those      in a glass and adding the
who just want to create one great party. Participants       proper ingredients. In
will learn how to enjoy coordinating their next special     addition to learning how
gala, wedding, corporate or social event, fundraiser, or    to make cocktails, this
small private gathering.                                    course will teach you the
Learn how to:                                               business side of bartending
  • Coordinate a stress-free event                          and the ethics of serving
  • Create a budget and timeline                            cocktails. Though liquor is
  • Find unique locations                                   not used in class, you will be taught in detail how to
                                                            practice making cocktails on your own. Other topics
  • Create exciting themes
                                                            included are glassware, tools, recipes, pouring
  • Choose a caterer and menu                               the perfect shot, bar terms, wine and champagne
  • Enhance the theme and floral decor                      service, martinis, high-volume sales techniques,
  • Design dazzling favors and gifts                        laws, responsible beverage service, job interviews
  • Select unforgettable music and entertainment            and resumes. Upon completion of the course, you
  • Create a memorable event for your guests                will receive a Professional Certificate for Bartending.
                                                            This course also includes additional testing for
For over 20 years, Farla Binder has designed                “Serving Alcohol Responsibly,” with certification
and executed special events from small intimate             for those who pass. Hollywood bartender Kellie
celebrations to lavish parties for 300 guests. An           Nicholson has condensed thirty years of experience
optional $25 materials fee is payable to instructor in      into a course that will give you the confidence to step
class for book.                                             behind a bar anywhere. Additionally, her company,
Class: BU031                     1 Wednesday, Oct. 13       The Professionals, provides bar staff for temporary
Fee: $39                             6:00 pm - 9:00 pm      and permanent positions. A $40 materials fee is
                        Toll Middle School, room 1102       payable to the instructor in class (manual, flash
                                                            cards, jigger, pour spout, practice shaker).
                                                            Class: BU129                3 Wed., Oct. 13, 20, & 27
                                                            Fee: $119                         6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
“I learned so much about planning a party for any                                Toll Middle School, Room 1126
occasion! Very informative and motivating.”

                                                            How to Become a Substitute
                                                            Teacher (Full or Part-Time)
                                                            Do You Have a Bachelors Degree
                                                            and are Unemployed?
                                                            No Problem! Have you thought about substitute
                                                            teaching? Substitute teachers can earn $100-$170
                                                            per day based on a workday of 6.6 hours, or $3,440
                                                            a month if you work 5 days a week! In this seminar,
                                                            taught by a successful substitute teacher, you’ll learn
                                                            how to get started substitute teaching at middle or
                                                            high school level. You’ll learn how to get work every
                                                            day, and how to promote yourself to select schools.
                                                            Our “super-sub” instructor will share his secrets to
                                                            instant classroom control, and advise you on what
                                                            to do when there’s no lesson plan. Tips on how to
                                                            pass the CBEST Test, plus more! Charles Prosper
                                                            has been successfully substitute teaching for over
                                                            10 years at 22 schools in the Los Angeles area. An
                                                            optional $35 materials fee is payable to the instructor
                                                            in class for book.
                                                            Class: BU044                    1 Saturday, Sept. 25
                                                            Fee: $35                         9:00 am - 12:00 pm
                                                                                      Garfield Campus, Room 9

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Computer Basics                                         Microsoft Excel 2007
This hands-on class is for those who want to learn      You’re just one day away from achieving Excel
the basic skills needed to operate a computer,          excellence! This hands-on class for beginners will
using the Windows operating system. You’ll learn        allow you to discover the secrets to setting up fully
the basic terminology for Windows, and proper           formatted worksheets quickly and efficiently. Topics
file management technique necessary for today’s         covered will include: familiarization with the various
workplace. Other topics covered will be searching       toolbars, creating and saving workbooks; selecting,
for files, customizing your Taskbar and Start Menu      formatting, moving data, shortcuts, and creating
settings, cleaning up your operating system, and        simple formulas. A $5 materials fee is payable
creating User Accounts. A $5 materials fee is           to the instructor at the beginning of the class.
payable to the instructor at the beginning of the       Prerequisites: Basic keyboarding skills, working
class. Phillip Warnecke has been teaching               knowledge of Windows, and basic file management.
computer classes for GCC’s Community Education          Your instructor is Phillip Warnecke (see Computer
program for over 10 years.                              Basics).
Class: BU009                     1 Saturday, Sept. 25   Class: BU012                      1 Saturday, Oct. 16
Fee: $89                           9:00 am - 4:00 pm    Fee      $89                       9:00 am - 4:00 pm
                        Garfield Campus, Room 222                               Garfield Campus, Room 222

                                                        Microsoft Word 2007
Internet Basics for Beginners                           This one-day class for beginners will allow you to
Learn how much fun surfing the Internet can be in       learn how to create and modify documents using
this hands-on class. You’ll gain an understanding of    the world’s most popular word processor. In today’s
Internet terminology, learn where the Internet came     workplace it is necessary to not only understand
from, what makes it tick, and where it’s headed.        Microsoft Word, but how to navigate throughout a
You’ll discover techniques for searching and finding    document using various shortcuts. Also covered
information; visit interesting websites; access free    are text and font options, tabs and margins, and
services; explore business, career, news, travel and    formatting and saving the documents you create.
entertainment sites. Find out how to best defend        A $5 materials fee is payable to the instructor at
yourself against dangerous hoaxes, viruses, worms,      the beginning of the class. Prerequisites: Basic
and other forms of malware. Formally a VP of            keyboarding skills, working knowledge of Windows,
Communications, and currently a full-time Business      and basic file management. Phillip Warnecke
instructor at Glendale College, Rosemarie Shamieh       has been teaching computer classes for GCC’s
brings over 15 years of training experience to the      Community Education program for over 10 years.
classroom.                                              Class: BU011                     1 Saturday, Oct. 23
Class: BU008                       1 Saturday, Oct. 2   Fee: $89                          9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Fee: $89                           9:00 am - 4:00 pm                           Garfield Campus, Room 222
                         Garfield Campus, Room 225

                                                        “Mr. Warnecke was a patient, helpful and attentive
                                                        instructor, sensitive to the needs of the students. A
Got E-Mail?                                             very enjoyable and worthwhile learning experience!”
NEW!      E-mail is the #1 feature used on the
Internet. Sending messages electronically is as
simple and straight-forward as letter writing. During   Microsoft PowerPoint 2007
this hands-on class, you will create a free Yahoo!      Microsoft PowerPoint is one of the most popular
email account and be introduced to e-mail basics:       presentation programs supported by both MAC
addressing, composing, sending, replying and            and PC platforms and is used to create interactive
storing e-mails. You’ll also learn how to manage an     presentations for classroom, business, or personal
e-mail address book, send and save attachments,         use. After completion of this class, you will be able
and how to keep yourself safe from scammers and         to approach the new user interface with confidence
spammers. Rosemarie Shamieh is a full-time              and an understanding of how it works, learn how
Business instructor at Glendale College.                to use multimedia slides, charts, outlines, tables
Class: BU072                      1 Saturday, Oct. 9    and graphs; use stylish fonts, clip art, word art
Fee: $89                          9:00 am - 4:00 pm     and apply powerful special effects. A $5 materials
                       Garfield Campus, Room 225        fee is payable to the instructor at the beginning of
                                                        the class. Prerequisite: Basic keyboarding skills,
                                                        working knowledge of Windows, and basic file
                                                        management. Phillip Warnecke is your instructor
                                                        (see Computer Basics).
                                                        Class: BU014                      1 Saturday, Oct. 30
                                                        Fee: $89                           9:00 am - 4:00 pm
                                                                                Garfield Campus, Room 222

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Adobe PhotoShop for Beginners
Adobe Photoshop has been an indispensable
image-editing software application for many
years. In this class, you will explore the Photoshop
interface, customize it, and use tools for selecting
parts of images. You will learn to use layers, the
various painting tools, keyboard shortcuts, and apply
basic layer effects and filters. Using a step-by-step
approach, your instructor will guide you through the
Photoshop environment for both MAC and PC users.
Even photographers leery of the digital realm can
get their feet wet with this no-nonsense introduction
to the best digital-darkroom in the industry. Before       Adobe PhotoShop - Level Two
taking this course, students should have basic Mac
or Windows application skills. A $5 materials fee is       How well do you know Photoshop, the design
payable to the instructor at the beginning of class.       world’s favorite application? If you’ve got a good
Phillip Warnecke has been a production manager             grasp of the basics but you’re itching to learn more,
and stills editor for various digital labs and has been    this course is for you. Using a hand-on approach,
teaching computer classes for over 10 years.               you will learn how to pros retouch photographs
Class: BU013A                         2 Sat., Oct. 2 & 9   and their sharpening techniques. Learn how to
                                                           correct any photograph, using levels, curves, and
Fee: $149                           9:00 am - 4:00 pm      Photoshop’s vast array of adjustment layers. You
                        Garfield Campus, Room 222          will also deal with lens problems, create your own
                                                           actions to speed up productivity, fix bad scans and
                                                           repair overexposed and underexposed images.
                                                           Whether your images are acquired from flatbed
                                                           scanner, digital camera, Photo CD, elements from
                                                           the Web, Screen Capture, or frames from analog
                                                           and digital video, you will discover how easy it is
                                                           to composite those images, using Photoshop’s
                                                           different masking procedures. Also covered is
                                                           eliminating red-eye, blending modes, and moire’
                                                           removal. A $5 materials fee is payable to the
          How to Get Your                                  instructor at the beginning of the class. Philip
                                                           Warnecke is a production manager for a digital lab
          Employer to Pay                                  in Culver City.
            For a Class                                    Class: BU014                      2 Sat., Nov. 6 & 13
                                                           Fee: $149                         9:00 am - 4:00 pm
                                                                                   Garfield Campus, Room 222
 Ask. A simple verbal request
 is usually all it takes. A written
 memo is better.

                                                           Creating Web Pages
 Show the class description,
 get them to read it. Attach it to                         An Online Class
 your memo.                                                Learn how to design, create ad post your very own
                                                           site on the Internet’s World Wide Web. Discover
                                                           low-cost marketing techniques and search engine
 Stress the benefits!                                      strategies. This six week class begins on the third
 Additional skills training will                           Wednesday of every month. See page 34 for
 make you a more valuable and                              registration information, or visit
 productive employee who is ready                          gcc. Course fee is $95.
 to meet new job challenges!

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                                                                                Culinary Arts
California’s Secret Wine Bargains
NEW! Anyone can spend a fortune and get
a good wine -- but how about NOT spending a
fortune and getting one? This class gives you an
inside look at finding terrific (and some off-the-
beaten-path) California wines at bargain prices
-- and tasting them! Areas covered will be Sonoma,
Napa, Anderson Valley and California’s Central
Coast. A $15 materials fee (cash please) is payable
to the instructor in class for water, crackers, and
informative handouts. Students must be 21 years old
to attend this seminar. Allison Robbins is a wine
writer, educator and consultant working in Southern
California for the past 12 years.                         Vegetarian Cooking -
Class: CO034                      1 Saturday, Sept. 25    Focusing on the Holidays
Fee: $39                            2:00 pm - 4:00 pm     Are you curious about Vegetarian Cooking?
                           Garfield Campus, Room 4        Join us for a wonderful evening as we explore
                                                          how to create a beautiful meal to share with those
                                                          important to us on the most special occasions.
Sparkling Wines of the World                              Our expert vegetarians will show you how to make
NEW!       Everybody knows that sparkling wines can       savory appetizers and heart-healthy dishes using
only be called Champagne if it is from Champagne.         unique whole grains, legumes, tofu, fresh fruits and
So, what does that make sparking wine from the            vegetables, nuts and seeds. You’ll also discover
rest of the world? Fabulous! (And with different          simple secrets of preparing and presenting delicious
names). Come join in for a round-the-world                vegetarian foods with ease and flair. Nutrition facts,
offering of sparkling wines -- Sekt from Germany,         vegetarian resources, tips and tricks for preparing
Cava from Spain, Moscato d’ Asti from Italy, Cap          easy and delicious meals are all included in the
Classique from South Africa and two from other            evening’s menu. Zel and Reuben Allen are the
parts of France. A $22 materials fee is payable           publishers of Vegetarians in Paradise, a vegetarian
to the instructor in class for water, crackers, and       magazine on the Internet. A $15 materials fee is
informative handouts. Allison Robbins is a wine           payable to the instructors in class for recipes and a
educator and consultant (See above class).                delicious vegetarian meal. Bring an apron and your
Class: CO035                       1 Saturday, Nov. 6     favorite knife to class.
Fee: $39                           2:00 pm - 4:00 pm      Class: CO002                      1 Thursday, Oct. 28
                           Garfield Campus, Room 4        Fee: $29                           6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
                                                                                Toll Middle School, Room 1206

The 99¢ Gourmet                                           “Well organized, informative and fun! I enjoyed the
                                                          hands-on cooking, meeting new friends, and Zel &
How to Feed a Family of Four for $10                      Reuben’s vast knowledge of vegetarian cooking!”-
It’s mealtime and once again, you’re in a bind. You       -Karen S.
want quality food, but don’t want to waste all your
wages at the supermarket. Take this class and you’ll
learn how to feed your family high quality, delicious,
well balanced, and nutritious meals prepared just the
way you want. Best of all, you’ll learn how to do it
for less than $10 per meal! Topics covered: Finding
GOOD food at good prices; Stretching your food
budget; Preparing FAST meals that are superior to fast
foods; Delicious meal plans for under $2.49 per person.
You will take home a workbook/planner with shopping
tips to stretch your food budget, including low-cost
recipes. Mike Rounds has studied culinary arts at          See Our Catalog &
the California School of Culinary Arts/Le Cordon           Register online ---
Bleu. He’s mastered the art of budget cooking, and
can make gourmet meals for 99 cents! A materials           24 hours a day
fee of $20 is payable to the instructor in class for
workbook and food samplings.                     
Class:       CO024                  1 Monday, Oct. 4
Fee:         $29                    6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
                       Toll Middle School, Room 1206

                                 Register Today with your Visa, MasterCard or AMEX                           13
Culinary Arts

                     International Cooking with Chandrika David
                                            A Hands-On Series
  Expert Chef Chandrika David has been teaching the traditions, cooking and cultures from around the
  globe for years. Her classes are a marvelous opportunity for you to develop professional culinary skills,
  while enjoying a variety of delicious foods. You’ll experience exotic spices, seasonings and dishes from
  around the world. All of Chandrika’s classes are hands-on, and she brings NEW recipes every session!
  So, even if you’ve taken Chandrika’s classes before, these classes are worth repeating because each
  and every class is NEW! Bring to class: a small cutting board, your favorite chopping/slicing knife,
  and a hearty appetite.

                                                        A Night of French Flavors
                                                        One of France’s greatest treasures is it’s rich
                                                        cuisine, and cooking is viewed as a major art form.
                                                        On this night, we’ll prepare fabulous French dishes
                                                        and pay homage to the delightful Julia Childs. Don’t
                                                        miss this evening filled with wonderful food and
                                                        take home recipes. Bring to class: a small cutting
                                                        board, knife, apron and a hearty appetite!
                                                        Class: CO007                   1 Wednesday, Oct. 20
                                                        Fee: $45                           6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
                                                                              Toll Middle School, Room 1206
A Night of Tuscan Delights
Italian cooking is among the richest and most varied
anywhere, with dishes perfect for every occasion.       A Night of Mediterranean Flavors
You’ll prepare delectable appetizers, soups,            A delicious Mediterranean eating plan can help
vegetables, and pasta dishes. We’ll top the evening     protect against heart disease, diabetes, cancer -
off with some terrific desserts.                        even help with weight loss. Discover the health
Class: CO006                 1 Wednesday, Sept. 29      benefits of Mediterranean cooking, which uses fresh
Fee: $45                          6:30 pm - 9:00 pm     fruits, vegetables, fish, whole grains and olive oil
                     Toll Middle School, Room 1206      while limiting unhealthy fats. Expert chef, Chandrika
                                                        David, will guide you through an array of tantalizing
                                                        recipes for appetizers, soups, main dishes and
Indian Flavors Dinner Party                             Class: CO003                    1 Wednesday, Nov. 3
As a native of India, Chandrika knows first-hand        Fee: $45                           6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
how to prepare delicious Indian meals using fragrant                          Toll Middle School, Room 1206
spices and fresh ingredients. Don’t miss out on this
night of incredible culinary delights!
Class: CO004                    1 Wednesday, Oct. 6
Fee: $45                           6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
                     Toll Middle School, Room 1206

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                                                                            Kids and Teens
Natural A’s
Any student can significantly enhance grades,
self-confidence, and chances for scholarships
and college admissions by performing academic
skills in alignment with the brain’s natural patterns.
Discover how this makes note-taking, reading,
studying, memorizing and test-taking amazingly
efficient. You will learn simple methods for
understanding math and other subjects, how to
optimize focus and concentration, and prevent test
anxiety. Students of all ages describe this class as
“awesome,” “necessary,” and “easy to understand.”
Parents may register and attend with their child.
Curtis Adney, M.S., J.D., graduated college with a
4.0 GPA, has a law degree and has taught academic
success strategies for over ten years. Parents are
encouraged to register and participate with their
children. A $30 materials fee is payable to the          Math Improvement for Children
presenter in class.                                      This basic math workshop is aimed at improving
Class: KC004                      1 Saturday, Oct. 23    your child’s math skills to meet or exceed the
Fee: $45                          9:00 am - 12:00 pm     standards for grade levels. The class covers
                        Garfield Campus, Room 123        multiplication, division, fractions, decimals and word
                                                         problems, among other math subjects. Class size
                                                         limited to 10 students. Brian King, a graduate of
                                                         SDSU, is an instructor with LAUSD. A $8 materials
Writing Workshop for Children                            fee is payable to the instructor the first day of class.
This class is designed to help your child in his or      Class: KC007                        Grades 3rd & 4th
her reading, writing skills, comprehension and           Fee: $65                     6 Mon., Sept. 27 - Nov. 1
vocabulary. There will be homework given, which
                                                                                             4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
each child is expected to complete on a weekly
basis. The class is based on the Language Arts                                 Toll Middle School, Room 1125
Standards used throughout LAUSD. Class size is
limited to 10 students. A $8 materials fee is payable    Class: KC008                      Grades 5th & 6th
to the instructor at the first class meeting. Brian      Fee: $65                   6 Mon., Sept. 27 - Nov. 1
King (see Math Improvement for Children).                                                  5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Class: KC009                         Grades 3rd & 4th                         Toll Middle School, Room 1125
Fee: $65                     6 Wed., Sept. 29 - Nov. 3
                                     4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
                      Toll Middle School, Room 1125

Class: KC010                     Grades 5th & 6th
Fee: $65                  6 Wed., Sept. 29 - Nov. 3
                                 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
                    Toll Middle School, Room 1125

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SAT/ACT Preparation                                        Register online ---
An Online Course                                           24 hours a day
So, you’ve decided you’re going to college. Now you
just need to take the entrance exams! This course
will prepare you to take the verbal question types
on both the ACT and the SAT. SAT/ACT Preparation
Part I is designed to prepare you for the reading,
English, and science sections of the ACT and the
critical reading and writing sections of the SAT.
You’ll refresh your knowledge of verbal topics and
learn techniques that can help you relieve test-
taking anxiety. This 6 week class begins on the
third Wednesday of each month. See page 34 for
registration information, or go to
gcc. Course fee is $95.

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Kids and Teens
Hip Hop Dance for Kids                                   Commercial Kids “On Camera”
(Ages 8-15) Kids will definitely enjoy this high         (Ages 6-17) A rare opportunity to learn Commercial
energy style of dance. We’ll integrate the new with      Acting “on camera” in an actual casting studio
the best of the old school, and learn a different        in Studio City. This is a safe, economical and
dance combination each week - one count, one             professional environment, where parents are
step at a time. The class is fun and set in a positive   welcome to join class. All work is “on camera”
atmosphere. Kids should wear loose athletic clothes      plus you’ll get a reel to keep! Topics covered
and shoes. Jeffrey (JHAZZ) Yarbrough is the              include: Auditioning Skills - The right way to enter
founder and choreographer of the dance troupe            the industry - Professional tools: photos, resumes
CADANCE.                                                 - Optional discounted photo headshot. June
Class: KC005                   6 Sat., Oct. 2 - Nov. 6   Chandler and her staff at Zydeco studios are the
                                                         instructors for this class.
Fee: $49                        11:00 am - 12:00 pm
                                                         Class: KC033                  2 Sundays, Oct. 3 & 10
                      YWCA-Katana Fitness Center
                                                         Fee: $49                          11:45 am - 1:45 pm
                     735 E. Lexington Dr., Glendale
                                                                                   Zydeco Studios, Studio City

                                                         Teen Sewing
                                                         For girls and boys ages 12-17. This beginning
                                                         sewing class is for kids and teens who want to learn
                                                         basic sewing techniques. Each student will have
                                                         3-5 easy projects to choose from. Projects will be
                                                         set up in kits, complete with fabric and trims. All
                                                         kits are free and donated by American Sewing Guild
                                                         members. Students will work at their own pace and
                                                         will be able to make as many projects as time allows.
                                                         Each student should be able to finish at least 1
                                                         complete project. You must bring your own sewing
                                                         machine in good working condition. You’ll be show
                                                         how to use your machine, along with other basic
                                                         sewing skills. Sue Vite is an active member and on
Karate for Kids                                          the Chapter Advisory Board of the American Sewing
                                                         Guild. This course is prepared and done through
(Ages 8-16) Join this class and you’ll learn street      volunteers of the American Sewing Guild.
tested, foolproof self-defense techniques that will      Class: KC035                    1 Saturday, Sept. 25
prove size doesn’t matter. Kids will learn the most      Fee: $15                         10:00 am - 3:00 pm
practical and efficient techniques to prevent them
                                                                       Chevy Chase Baptist Church, Room 3
from becoming a victim. Wear loose, athletic
clothing and shoes. The Katana Martial Arts Fitness
Center brings 25 years of Martial Arts experience to
this class. Jeffrey Yarbrough is the instructor.
Class: KC006                   6 Sat., Oct. 2 - Nov. 6
Fee: $49                        10:00 am - 11:00 am
                      YWCA-Katana Fitness Center
                      735 E. Lexington Dr., Glendale

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                                                                           Dance Classes
                                                       Hip Hop & Funk Dance
           Dance Classes with
           Francisco Martinez                          This introduction to Hip Hop dance integrates
                                                       the new with the old school. Taught in a positive
     Learn to dance with ease and grace in any         atmosphere, the class is fun and stress free! We’ll
situation! Francisco Martinez and his instructors      cover a new dance combination each session. This
 of The Dance Family Studio in Pasadena, known         class is open to students of all levels and provides
   for “good people, great dancing and excellent       you with a great workout! Wear loose, athletic attire
   instruction”, are your presenters and will soon     and shoes. JHAZZ Yarborough is the founder and
         have you “Dancing Like the Stars”.            choreographer of the dance troupes CADANCE and
           NEW LOCATION in Glendale!                   Disciples of Dance.
         Incarnation Community Center                  Class: DA012              6 Wed., Sept. 29 - Nov. 3
        214 W. Fairview Avenue, Glendale               Fee: $59                           8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
        Corner of Central Ave & Fairview Ave                           YWCA - Katana Martial Arts Studio
              (Just North of Glenoaks!)                                     735 E. Lexington Dr., Glendale

Ballroom Latin
“Dancing the Rumba, Cha                                Beginning Bellydancing
Cha Cha and Merengue...                                No dance has ever exerted a more powerful
YOU!” Sexy, fun, exciting                              fascination than Middle Eastern Belly Dancing. You
and the most versatile for any                         will develop poise and confidence while learning
occasion, these dances will                            the most exotic and eloquent of all dances. Basic
have you moving to most any                            technique, rhythms, veil and finger cymbals are all
music you enjoy. Come see why these are the            part of this exciting class. A $10 fee is payable to
most popular dances on any dance floor!                the instructor in class for use of materials. Classes
Class: DA021              6 Wed., Oct. 6 - Nov. 10     are held at Pacific Studio for Dance, located
Fee: $69 pp                    6:35 pm - 7:30 pm       at 1123 N. Pacific Avenue, in Glendale (street
                                                       parking). Kristen Cunningham has been teaching
       $129 couple
                                                       bellydancing for over 10 years and loves to share her
                                                       passion for this sensual art form.
                                                       Class: DA014-S               6 Sun., Oct. 10 - Nov. 14
Salsa 1                                                Fee: $79                           4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Salsa is in and it’s hot! Learn the basic elements                                  Pacific Studio for Dance
of this sassy Latin dance and you’ll soon become
addicted! Great for singles, couples, and anyone
looking to learn how to dance in a fun and
welcoming atmosphere. Repeat students are
Class: DA001W               6 Wed., Oct. 6 - Nov. 10
Fee: $69 pp                       7:35 pm - 8:30 pm
        $129 couple

Learn this exciting dance as seen in movies and
Broadway shows. Passionate and nostalgic, the
Tango is a unique dance that is irresistible to the
senses. Learn basic rhythm and patterns in both
styles: Ballroom and the authentic Argentine.
Come join us and start your Tango journey!
Class: DA023              6 Wed., Oct. 6 - Nov. 10
Fee: $69 pp                         8:35 - 9:30 pm
        $129 couple

To Register call (818) 240-1000, Ext. 5015                                                               17
Healthy Living
Hatha Yoga for Mind-Body-Spirit                            Kundalini Yoga
Create balance in your mind and body through yoga,         In this class, you’ll learn to use movement, postures,
the practice of combining breath work (pranayama)          breath, sound current (mantra and chanting), and
and postures (asana), relaxation methods and               meditation to bring about an elementary change
meditation. Yoga has been a worldwide workout              in your body, mind and spirit. This powerful and
staple for over 5,000 years - Come find out why!           systematic yoga helps you to recharge yourself
Adding Yoga to your life can help you relieve tension,     by stimulating your nervous and immune system,
release stress and anxiety. You’ll increase muscle         aligning the spine, and tapping into your innermost
tone, gain flexibility, strengthen your immune system      energy source. It creates a feeling of well-being,
and boost your energy level. Bring a sticky mat to         relaxation and happiness. Everyone can do this style
class. Susan Quon has studied Yoga for over 12             of yoga - all ages and body types! Vera Silva is a
years, and completed her Yoga Teacher training at          certified Kundalini Yoga, Pregnancy and Meditation
the Center for Yoga. Suzanne Cornett has studied           teacher with over 400 hours of yoga teacher training
Yoga for over 10 years and completed her                   and almost a decade of yoga practice and teaching.
teacher training at the Center for Yoga.                   Bring your own mat if you have one. Additional mats
Class: FH010-S                  6 Sat., Oct. 2 - Nov. 13   and props are provided by the studio.
Fee: $65                             (No class Oct. 16)    Class: FH013-A               4 Wed., Sept. 29 - Oct. 20
                                   9:30 am - 10:45 am      Fee: $39                             6:00 pm - 7:15 pm
                               Instructor: Susan Quon                                               Yoga Grounds
                               YWCA-Regency Room                                      7412 Foothill Blvd., Tujunga
                        735 E. Lexington Dr., Glendale

Class: FH010-TU           6 Tues., Sept. 28 - Nov. 2
Fee: $65                          7:15 pm - 8:30 pm
                       Instructor: Suzanne Cornett
                             YWCA-Regency Room
                     735 E. Lexington Dr., Glendale

Class: FH010-W          6 Wed., Sept. 29 - Nov. 3
Fee: $65                        6:00 pm - 7:15 pm
                          Instructor: Susan Quon
         Incarnation Community Center-Room 203
                214 W. Fairview Avenue, Glendale

Bikram Yoga                                                Tai Chi for Fitness & Well Being
Bikram Yoga is a system that reduces stress,               Tai chi is sometimes described as “meditation
increases blood circulation, and improves strength         in motion” because it promotes serenity through
and flexibility using a series of 26 demanding             gentle movements — connecting the mind and
poses. Designed for all levels, the class is held in a     body. Originally developed in ancient China for
heated room (about 100 degrees) to warm up your            self-defense, tai chi evolved into a graceful form of
whole body, which allows you to safely work deep           exercise that’s now used for stress reduction and to
into your muscles, joints, ligaments, tendons, and         help with a variety of other health conditions. A low
organs, changing your body from the inside out. Our        intensity exercise, it is composed of non-strenuous,
instructors are Bikram trained and certified. We           graceful body movements that are suitable to all
recommend you not eat 2 hours before class; wear           people of all ages. Scientific evidence suggests
shorts and a light-weight top; bring your yoga mat, a      that tai chi may offer numerous benefits beyond
towel and a bottle of water. Classes are held at La        stress reduction, including reducing anxiety and
Canada Bikram Yoga, 711 Foothill Blvd., La Canada.         depression, improving balance, flexibility and
Class: FH021-SA                 6 Sat., Oct. 2 - Nov. 6    muscle strength, lowering blood pressure, improving
Fee: $65                         10:30 am - 12:00 pm       sleep quality, and increasing energy, endurance
                                                           and agility. Your instructor is Suzanne Cornett,
Class: FH021-TH            6 Thurs., Sept. 30 - Nov. 4     a certified yoga instructor who also has been
Fee: $65                         8:00 pm - 9:30 pm         practicing the art of Tai Chi for many years.
                                                           Class: FH003                6 Tues., Sept. 28 - Nov. 2
                                                           Fee: $65                           6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Class: FH021-F                 6 Fri., Oct. 1 - Nov. 5
                                                                                     YWCA, The Regency Room
Fee: $65                          6:15 pm - 7:45 pm
                                                                                  735 E. Lexington Dr., Glendale

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                                                                               Healthy Living
Zumba!                                                    Pilates for Beginners
Zumba Fitness is a Latin-inspired, dance-fitness          Improve your strength, flexibility, balance, and
class that incorporates Latin & international music       posture by incorporating floor based Pilates
with dance movements creating a dynamic and               movements in this Mat class that stimulate the deep
exciting/effective fitness system! Zumba integrates       “core” muscles of your hips, abdomen, low back and
some of the basic principals of aerobic, intermittent     spine. These exercises also focus on breathe and
& resistance training to maximize calorie output,         helps improve your mental clarity. If you’re new to
cardiovascular benefits and total body toning. The        Pilates, this class is an excellent place to start your
cardio-based dance movements will be easy steps           journey. Jessica Groper studied at The Pilates
to learn. Zumba creates a party like atmosphere           Studio of L.A. Bring a thick exercise mat to class.
that provides a non intimidating opportunity for          Class: FH009A                  6 Sun., Oct. 3 - Nov. 7
non-dancers, new exercisers and those who have            Fee: $69                            1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
hesitated to participate in a group class. Please
                                                                                       Pacific Studio for Dance
bring the following items to class: Water, small towel,
tennis shoes, workout clothes. All are welcome to                                1123 N. Pacific Ave., Glendale
Class: FH014SU               6 Sun., Oct. 10 - Nov. 14
Fee: $65                            2:00 pm - 3:00 pm     Pilates for Intermediates
                      Instructor: Kristen Cunningham
                                                          Build on your knowledge and deepen your practice
                             Pacific Studio for Dance
                                                          in this class designed for students who have
                   1123 N. Pacific Avenue, Glendale       already taken a Pilates mat class. Join us for a
                                                          great workout that will leave you feeling toned and
Class: FH014-M             6 Mon., Sept. 27 - Nov. 1      exhilarated! Bring a thick exercise mat to class.
Fee: $65                         9:30 am - 10:30 am       Your instructor is Jessica Groper.
                   Instructor: Linda Lopez-Campos         Class: FH011A                 6 Sun., Oct. 3 - Nov. 7
                           Pacific Studio for Dance       Fee: $69                        11:00 am - 12:00 pm
                  1123 N. Pacific Avenue, Glendale                                    Pacific Studio for Dance
                                                                               1123 N. Pacific Ave., Glendale
Class: FH014TU            6 Tues., Oct. 12 - Nov. 16
Fee: $65                          6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
                    Instructor: Kristen Cunningham
                           Pacific Studio for Dance
                  1123 N. Pacific Avenue, Glendale

Class: FH014-W            6 Wed., Sept. 29 - Nov. 3
Fee: $65                         5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
                           Instructor: Marisa Schor
                    Incarnation Community Center
                    214 W. Fairview Ave., Glendale

Street Science Self-Defense
Gain confidence by learning to use street tested,
foolproof self-defense techniques in this active
course taught by a martial arts expert with over 20
years of experience. You’ll learn the most efficient
ways to protect yourself and prevent becoming a
victim. Size does not matter, just bring a positive
attitude and a fighting spirit! Wear loose, athletic
attire and shoes. Jeffrey Yarbrough owns a martial
arts studio, and holds a Black Belt in Goshin Jutsu
and Karate.
Class: FH034              6 Thurs., Sept. 30 - Nov. 4         Not sure where you’re going?
Fee: $59                          7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
                 YWCA - Katana Martial Arts Studio               See page 38 for Location
                      735 E. Lexington Dr., Glendale               Addresses and Maps.

See Page 38 for Maps & Class Locations                                                                        19
 Healthy Living
Chair Massage for                                       Pressure Point Massage
Head, Neck and Shoulders                                Pressure points are painful areas of locked up
In this hands on workshop, you’ll learn a simple and    energy. They can make you feel tired, stiff and sore.
fun massage that gives relief to friends and loved      Pressure Point Massage dissolves these points,
ones. All you need is a chair! You’ll learn easy        helping to relax and rejuvenate the body. You and
techniques that will help reduce the tightness of       your partner will learn how to find these pressure
minor aches and pains in the high-tension areas of      point areas and use massage techniques to relieve
the head, neck and shoulders. Dress in loose and        the pain. Because this is a hands-on class, you
comfortable clothing. $15 material fee payable to       need a partner to register with you (spouse, friend,
the instructor for handouts. Patricia Missakian,        family member, co-worker) whom you can share
CIMI, LMT, is a Licensed Massage Therapist. Her         massages. Dr. Stan Gale’s career of 23 years has
private practice focuses on CranioSacral and            been helping people become healthier naturally. His
Massage Therapy. Class is limited to 8 students.        workshop is a very effective treatment he has been
Class: FH056                    1 Monday, Sept. 27      teaching for over 11 years.
Fee: $35                          6:30 pm - 8:30 pm     Class: FH024A                       1 Tuesday, Oct. 5
                  Massage & Energy Healing Center       Fee: $29                           7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
                   3460 Oceanview Blvd., Montrose                            Toll Middle School, Room 1126

                                                        Balancing Hormones Naturally
Reflexology: Foot Massage                               Effective & Natural Solutions
Reflexology is a sensational, dynamic and yet simple    Over 80 million women in the United States currently
approach to glowing health. Every part of your body     suffer with PMS and menopause symptoms. Are
corresponds to a precisely located point on your        you one of them? If you’re confused and baffled by
foot. Through reflexology, you will be able to affect   all the hype and want to know what solution is right
the causes of sickness and pain from different areas    for you, join us for this workshop. Dr. Gale will dispel
of your body. Dress in loose comfortable clothing.      the mysteries surrounding the symptoms and talk
Bring a yoga mat or towels to class. $15 material       about effective, alternative methods for addressing
fee payable to the instructor. The class is taught by   and handling your symptoms. Dr. Stan Gale, a
Patricia Missakian, a Certified Massage Therapist       licensed Chiropractor, has been helping people
who has a private practice as a CranioSacral and        become healthier naturally for 23 years.
massage therapist. Class is limited to 8 students.
                                                        Class: FH054                        1 Tuesday, Oct. 19
Class: FH057                     1 Monday, Oct. 18
                                                        Fee: $29                            7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Fee: $35                         6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
                                                                               Toll Middle School, Room 1101
                 Massage & Energy Healing Center
                  3460 Oceanview Blvd., Montrose
                                                        Re-Invent Yourself!
                                                        New You Beauty Makeover
Infant Massage                                          Is it time for a change in your overall appearance,
Did you know babies that are massaged regularly         hair and makeup? This hands-on workshop will
are healthier, cry less often, and sleep more deeply?   provide you with many new ideas to help help
Join this class and you will learn about the ancient    erase the years and reveal a NEW you! You’ll
art of infant massage. This old parenting practice      learn techniques to assist with personal facial
has been modernized and is in active use today.         anti-aging skin care and contour your makeup to
Evidence-based research demonstrates the benefits       show your best advantage. Create a new look for
to both babies and parents is enormous - and it’s       today with guidance in selecting the right colors
easy to learn! For newborns to pre-crawlers. The        using the Uniquely You Seasonal Color System.
class is taught by Patricia Missakian, LMT and a        Discover which image, hairstyle, colors and even
Certified Infant Massage Therapist who has been         eyeglass selection is best suited for you. Spend
teaching infant massage for three years. A $15          a fun afternoon and leave feeling good about the
materials fee is payable to the instructor in class.    New You! Betty Nethery is a former fashion and
Class: FH058                       1 Sunday, Oct. 24    photographic model and make-up artist, currently
                                  11:00 am - 1:00 pm    president of Uniquely You, a national image-
                  Massage & Energy Healing Center       consulting firm.
                   3460 Oceanview Blvd., Montrose       Class: FB002                      1 Saturday, Oct. 23
Fee: $35 for one parent & baby                          Fee: $39                          10:00 am - 2:00 pm
          $49 for couple & baby                                                    Garfield Campus, Room 4

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                                                                            Home & Garden
Landscape Design
& Construction
Find out from a featured landscaper on HGTV’s
“Landscapers’ Challenge” how to analyze
an existing house and yard to make the best
landscaping decisions. Whether it’s a specific
tree or bed of flowers, a deck, patio, or bubbling
fountain, you’ll learn a step-by-step approach to
begin a landscaping project that can be added to
and enjoyed as it matures with age. You’ll learn
the basic principles of hardscape design and how
to beautify a yard while spending your money
wisely. Discover what design principles will work
best for small spaces, large lots, shady or sunny
                                                          Drought Tolerant Landscaping
places, and hillsides and slopes. Bring photos of
your site and a simple hand-drarwn site plan, and         This informative class explores options to conserve
a 5-gallon plant (Raphiolepis or equivalent), and         water, save you money, and help you to comply with
pruning shears. Charlotte Chen attended UCLA’s            water use restrictions and still enjoy your garden!
Landscape Extension program and USC’s School of           First, our expert landscape design expert will talk
Architecture.                                             about the vast array of drought tolerant plants, trees,
Class: CA033                  3 Wed., Oct. 20 - Nov. 3    and ground covers that can survive with less water.
Fee: $69                           6:30 pm - 9:30 pm      Thirsty lawns can be replaced with drought tolerant
                                                          ground covers that are even more interesting
                      Toll Middle School, Room 8102
                                                          than grass. This class will cover what drought
                                                          tolerant plants and trees are available and provide
                                                          you with instruction on how to use rocks, gravel
                                                          and decomposed granite to enhance a drought
Going Green at Home                                       tolerant garden. Pruning techniques will also be
                                                          demonstrated. Bring a 5 gallon rhaphiolepis plant
An Online Course                                          (Indian Hawthorne), and pruning shears. Charlotte
Step into a green lifestyle! In this course, you’ll       Chen has been in the outdoor landscape business
discover simple, cost-effective ways to make your         for over 20 years. She attended USC’s School of
home green and keep your community healthy. From          Architecture, and is a featured landscaper on the hit
shopping and cooking to decorating and cleaning,          TV show “Landscapers’ Challenge”, on HGTV.
you’ll find hundreds of eco-friendly ideas you can        Class: SI019                       1 Sunday, Oct. 17
put to work instantly. This six week course begins
                                                          Fee: $35                           9:00 am - 1:00 pm
on the third Wednesday of every month. See page
34 for registration information, or go to www.ed2go.                      GCC Main Campus, Life Skills Bldg.
com/gcc. Course fee is $95.

  Earn Your G.E.D. Certificate at GCC’s Garfield Campus
  Did you know that Glendale Community College offers monthly G.E.D. Testing? Do you ever wish you
  had finished high school? Well, now you can earn your high school equivalency by taking the G.E.D.
  (General Educational Development) Test. The GED offers individuals who have not finished high school
  the opportunity to obtain their high school equivalency certificate by taking and passing a series of tests.
  The GED is sponsored by the American Council on Education, and by the California State Department of
  Education. Classes designed to help prepare you to take the GED test are also available! The Garfield
  Campus is located at 1122 East Garfield Avenue, in Glendale.

  For more information: (818) 240-1000, ext.5042.
  For GED Preparation classes: (818) 240-1000, ext. 5050.

                                Register Today with your Visa, MasterCard or AMEX                            21
Language Arts

                           Occupational Spanish Online Courses

                      Online Spanish courses customized for your chosen profession.
                      Learn job-specific Spanish phrases you can begin using at work.
                  Learn fast with innovative, interactive online lessons and vocabulary tools.
                                           Only $89 for six months –
                                            unlimited online access.

These innovative, interactive courses have been          Features include:
designed to help professionals learn job-related
phrases specific to their line of work. Professionals      • Start anytime.
who meet the needs of the Spanish-speaking                 • An easy-to-use interactive audio-visual course
community can build lasting business relationships
                                                              you can access online 24/7.
and receive valuable business referrals in the years
to come. For job seekers, functional Spanish skills        • Receive instant feedback to help you reinforce
can help you land a new position and often result in          and retain what you’ve learned.
added salary incentives.                                   • Progress is automatically recorded, allowing
                                                              you to pick up where you left off.

                Courses Offered:                           • Print out vocabulary sheets to take with you for
                                                              reference on the job.
              Spanish for Educators                        • Unlimited opportunities to retake unit tests and
              Spanish for Healthcare
                                                              final exam.
           Spanish for Law Enforcement
               Spanish for Banking                         • E-mail access to instructors for quick and
               Spanish for Realtors                           personal feedback to your questions.
             Spanish for Corrections
                                                           • Includes a range of fun games to help test and
             Spanish for 911/Dispatch
            Spanish for EMS and Fire                          reinforce your new Spanish skills.

                                          For more information
                                           and to register, visit

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                                                                              Language Arts
Conversational Spanish 1                                  Conversational French
Master the skills that will make speaking Spanish         In foreign travel, France ranks as the #1 tourist
fun and useful in your life. We’ll focus on basic         destination. Prepare yourself for this exquisite
conversational skills, pronunciation and vocabulary       country by joining our stress-free and entertaining
development in a relaxed and supportive                   class. You will acquire a foundation in French
atmosphere. The Thursday night class is taught            which will serve as a point of departure for further
by Melissa O’Gara, a certificated instructor with         exploration of a beautiful language and a fascinating
GUSD at Clark Magnet High School. The Saturday            culture. Dr. Teresa Cortey graduated from UC
morning class is taught by Mirtha Saldana, a              Berkeley, and currently teaches all levels of French
credentialed instructor who holds a BA in Spanish         at Glendale College, where she serves as Chair of
and an MA in Education.                                   the Foreign Language Department.
Class: LA001-S               6 Sat., Sept. 25 - Oct. 30   Class: LA002                6 Tues., Sept. 28 - Nov. 2
Fee: $85                           9:00 am - 11:00 am     Fee: $85                           6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
                           Garfield Campus, Room 8                              Toll Middle School, Room 3104

Class: LA001-TH     6 Thurs., Sept. 30 - Nov. 4
Fee: $85                    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
         Clark Magnet High School, Room 5304
                                                          Conversational Chinese
                                                          NEW!       As the world continues to change, more
                                                          and more people are becoming interested in learning
                                                          conversational Chinese. Whether the reasons are
Conversational Spanish 2                                  for business in an increasingly global market or in
This course will further develop your Spanish             preparation for a six month long visit - there are
communication skills with a broader vocabulary,           many great reasons to learn Chinese, This course
emphasizing conversation, pronunciation and               will introduce you to typical everyday scenarios
comprehension with grammatical concepts. Your             such as greetings, making acquaintances, asking
instructor for the evening will be Mirtha Saldana.        questions, social gatherings. Yong-Jia (Sunny)
Mrs. Saldana, originally from Peru and a native           Johnston holds a Masters Degree in Journalism
Spanish speaker, earned her BA in Spanish, an             and a BA in Business. Born and raised in Beijing
MA in Education, and has a California Teacher             China, Sunny has worked for and is familiar with
Credential. Prerequisite: Conversational Spanish 1.       Chinese and American companies, and enjoys
Class: LA001-2             6 Tues., Sept. 28 - Nov. 2     teaching in her spare time.
Fee: $85                           7:00 pm - 9:00 pm      Class: LA010               6 Tues., Sept. 28 - Nov. 2
                     Toll Middle School, Room 1127        Fee: $85                           6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
                                                                               Toll Middle School, Room 1126

Conversational Italian
                                                          Accent Reduction
La Dolce Vita! In this class for beginners, you
will have fun learning basic Italian vocabulary and       Whether it be for family or work, in today’s world it
grammar, everyday conversational phrases and              is very important to be able to communicate clearly
useful travel dialogue. You’ll soon be able to carry      and effectively to others. Learn to perfect your
on simple conversations, useful phrases and idioms.       English pronunciation and speak English more
Romualdo Scherillo is currently a professor at L.A.       clearly in a friendly and supportive environment.
City College who has been teaching Italian language       You’ll soon develop confidence and feel more
classes for many years at the college level.              comfortable expressing yourself in social situations
Class: LA004-1            6 Thurs., Sept. 30 - Nov. 4     and at work. A $5 materials fee is payable to the
                                                          instructor in class. Meray Aghyarian, a certificated
Fee: $85                           6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
                                                          ESL instructor, earned her BA in Language Studies
                     Toll Middle School, Room 1127        at UC Santa Cruz and her MA in TESOL at the
                                                          Monterey Institute of International Studies.
                                                          Class: BU006               6 Thurs., Sept. 30 - Nov. 4
                                                          Fee: $75                           7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
                                                                                Toll Middle School, Room 1121

To Register call (818) 240-1000, Ext. 5015                                                                   23
Money Management
Living Trusts, Wills & Probates                         How to Be a Successful
What You Must Know                                      First Time Home-Buyer
Estate planning is one of the most important            Learn how to make your dream of purchasing your
decisions you will make for yourself, your family, or   own home come true! Home affordability is high
your parents. Bring your questions and concerns         right now, which makes it even more important that
to this highly informative seminar on basic estate      you learn about the low down payment, low interest
planning, taught by a practicing attorney. We will      rate loan programs that are out there that just might
discuss Wills and other devices used to transfer        help to get you into the home of your dreams. We’ll
property, and how to eliminate or at least minimize     discuss the current real estate market, explore
Gift & Death Taxes, and how to eliminate Capital        foreclosures and short sales (are they right for
Gains Tax. You’ll learn about Living Trusts - how       you?). The class is thorough, practical, and easy to
to use one and which type is best for you and your      understand. Bring your questions! Dean Higuchi is
own unique situation. You’ll also learn why you         a Senior Loan Officer with Riviera Funding.
want to avoid Probate. James Miller is a Certified      Class: FI007                     1 Thursday, Oct. 28
Specialist in Estate Planning, Trust and Probate        Fee: $35                          6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Law by the State Bar of California Board of Legal                            Toll Middle School, Room 1102
Specialization. He is a practicing attorney with over
30 years of experience, and a former Assistant
Professor at the USC School of Business. A $10
materials fee is payable to the instructor in class.    Savvy Social Security for Boomers
Class: FI002                      1 Tuesday, Oct. 19    If you’re baffled and confused about Social Security
Fee: $35                          6:00 pm - 9:00 pm     benefits, you need this class! When to file? How
                     Toll Middle School, Room 1102      will it impact me? Making the right decision at this
                                                        stage in your life depends on a multitude of factors,
                                                        including your income, assets, health status, and
                                                        more. Join us as we learn the in’s and out’s of
Great class! Mr. Miller’s presentation was              Social Security benefits and how to best evaluate
informative, lots of useful and practical tips.”        your benefits and choices! Cynthia Schwert is a
                                                        Certified Financial Planner with over 30 years of
                                                        experience helping people plan for retirement.
                                                        Class: FI025                      1 Saturday, Nov. 6
                                                        Fee: $29pp                     10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Building Your Financial Portfolio                                 $39 couple      Garfield Campus, Room 3
on $25 a Month (or Less)
This information packed seminar will show you how
to safely turn $25 a month into $100,000 in just
10 years! Bobbie                                        Retirement Planning Today
Christensen is not                                      Due to recent and ongoing tax law changes, an
a stock broker or                                       uncertain future for Social Security and the shift
financial advisor, but                                  toward employee-directed retirement plans, the
an investor who has                                     need for sound financial strategies has never been
used this method                                        greater. In straightforward language, this class
for over 25 years                                       explains time-tested strategies that help you to
to achieve financial                                    make informed financial decisions and plan your
independence. In                                        future with confidence. Your tuition fee covers both
easy to understand                                      you and your spouse, and includes a 230 page
language, she                                           textbook with examples and illustrations (one per
explains how to find                                    couple). Peter Han is a Registered Representative
safe and secure                                         and Investment Advisor Representative with First
investments with                                        Allied Securities, Inc., Member FINRA/SIPC. A
100%+ growth                                            graduate from Dartmouth College, Mr. Han is also
per year; how                                           a highly sought after speaker and lecturer on topics
to invest without                                       ranging from Life and Retirement Planning, to more
using a broker; why                                     complicated issues such as Estates and Trusts.
historically the stock market is the safest place for   Class: FI013-SA                    2 Sat., Oct. 2 & 9
your money; what are splits, dividends, direct cash
                                                        Fee: $59                          6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
purchases and how to use them to your advantage,
plus much more! Bobbie’s best selling book will be                                Garfield Campus, Room 5
available for purchase in class for $15 (optional).
Class: FI015                  1 Wednesday, Sept. 29     Class: FI013-TH            2 Thurs., Oct. 7 & 14
Fee: $35                           6:00 pm - 9:00 pm    Fee: $59                     6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
                      Toll Middle School, Room 1132               Clark Magnet High School, Room 5301

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                        Instructor-Facilitated Online Learning

                           Instructor Facilitated Online Classes
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 Fundamentals of Technical Writing                       grantwriting campaigns, and prepare proposals.
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To Register call (818) 240-1000, Ext. 5015                                                                  25
 Performing Arts
                                                          Recording Engineering
                                                          Learn in a Studio Environment!
                                                          Recording engineers make their living by the ability
                                                          to create, scrutinize, critique, modify, shape, control,
                                                          enjoy and rejoice in the details and sound quality of
                                                          music and audio sound. In this dynamic class you
                                                          will learn digital and analog recording techniques.
                                                          The course covers microphone selection and
                                                          placement, processing, editing, midi sequencing,
                                                          video sound design and mixing. Included are
                                                          sessions with real musicians in a professional
Beginning Acoustic Guitar                                 studio environment. Your instructors are Jon and
In this fun and informative class you will learn the      Dave Siebels. Jon is a member of triple platinum
basics of the guitar and music theory as it applies to    band Eve 6 and currently a producer, engineer,
the guitar. This course will cover chords, scales and     and musician for top artists. Dave is a composer,
their relation to each other, and how to read chord       keyboard player and engineer who has scored 40
charts and play some of your favorite songs. Bring        films, produced 35 albums and worked with many
your own acoustic guitar. Your instructor is Greg         top artists. Register Early! Class size is limited to 8
Kupka, an award winning professional musician. A          students.
$5 materials fee is payable to the instructor in class.   Class: PA020              10 Tues., Sept. 28 - Nov. 30
Class: PA002               4 Tues., Sept. 28 - Oct. 19    Fee: $175                           7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Fee: $75                           6:30 pm - 8:30 pm                                               Be In A Band
                      Toll Middle School, Room 1170                               3702 Clifton Place, Montrose

Acoustic Guitar - Level Two
Take your guitar skills to the next level in this fun,
entertaining class. You’ll learn how to improve
your timing, increase your strum pattern strength,
improvisation and song structure. We recommend
taking Beginning Acoustic Guitar or have some
playing experience before taking this class. Greg
Kupka is your instructor. A $5 materials fee is
paable to the instructor in class.
Class: PA018                4 Tues., Oct. 26 - Nov. 16
Fee: $75                           6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
                     Toll Middle School, Room 1170

On-the-Spot Piano                                         Doo-wop Vocal Class
Anyone- piano player or not - can learn to                Sing Your Lungs Out!
accompany songs WITHOUT READING A NOTE!                   There’s nothing more fun than singing a cappella
In this fun & easy chord workshop you will learn to       Doo-wop songs with a group of singers! In this
play all the major and minor chords. Alternative/         class you and your fellow students will learn several
more colorful chords will challenge those who             songs as a group. The last class meeting is devoted
already play some keyboard. You’ll stylize your           to recording the songs so that each of you will go
chords...creating unique rhythmic accompaniments.         home with a professionally made CD of your group.
Improvisation and playing by ear...all covered! All       The class is taught in a recording studio by Dave
the fun stuff your piano teacher didn’t show you!         Siebels. Dave is a professional musician, singer
Keyboards are provided in class. Your instructor is       and composer (see Recording Engineering). He’s
Patrick Hardman, MA in Music Education and a              also toured with many of the top performers from the
professional pianist. A $25 materials fee is payable      1950’s including The Coasters, Little Anthony and
to the instructor in class, which includes a workbook     Pat Boone. Register Early! Class size is limited to 8
and a 70 minute lesson CD.                                students. NO CLASS JULY 5TH.
Class: PA005                      1 Saturday, Oct. 23     Class: PA021              8 Mon., Sept. 27 - Nov. 15
Fee: $35                          9:00 am - 12:00 pm      Fee: $149                         7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
                           Garfield Campus, Room 5                                               Be In A Band
                                                                                 3702 Clifton Place, Montrose

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                                                                             Performing Arts
Independent Music Marketing                                 TV Commercial Acting:
NEW! These days it’s more possible than ever                Technique and Filming
to promote your music independently. This class             This class has it all! Learn about the TV commercial
covers all aspects of independent music marketing.          process: how to read copy, cue cards, work with
Topics include recording, mixing and mastering,             products, your pictures, and resume. There will
artwork, press kits, gigs, local promotion and online       be improve exercises every week to learn how the
marketing through the use of social networking. The         industry is incorporating this skill into auditions.
class is taught by Jon Siebels and Jon Foshee of            We’ll also cover the basics of acting that can be
Sonata Cantata Records. Siebels was a founding              used in all areas of the industry. Advertisers are on
member of the double-platinum band, Eve 6 and               the lookout for fresh, new faces and personalities
Monsters Are Waiting. Foshee is an independent              for this highly lucrative business. At the last class,
singer/songwriter and graphic artist. If you are            we will film and do playback and critique! Cyb
a musician, manager, publisher or own a record              Barnstable is rated one of the top acting coaches
label, this is your chance to learn how to take the         in the industry. She’s filmed over 100 commercials,
marketing of your music to the next level. Students         most notably as one of the “Doublemint Twins.”
are encouraged to bring WiFi enabled laptops with           Class: PA004                3 Wed., Sept. 29 - Oct. 13
them to class, however it is not required.                  Fee: $45                            7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Class: PA022              8 Wed., Sept. 22 - Nov. 10                               Toll Middle School, Room 1119
Fee: $149                          7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
                                        Be In A Band
                        3702 Clifton Place, Montrose
                                                            An Introduction to Voice Overs
                                                            This fun, informative, and empowering class will
                                                            teach you the basics of the voice over industry
Acting for Film & TV On Camera                              to help you decide if it is something you’d like to
For ages 18 and up. This exciting class has something       pursue. We will discuss the many different types
for everyone for fun, personal development, career          of voiceovers and what it takes to get started as a
enhancement or to jump start an acting career. You’ll       voice actor. Your voice will be recorded as you read
be working every week on exercises, improvisations          from real scripts, so you can receive a professional
and scripts - and experience remarkable wins. You’ll        voice evaluation later. In this 2 hour introductory
learn industry level acting techniques and work on          workshop, you will learn what it takes to become a
camera every week in a professional casting studio.         part of this fun and exciting industry. Come ready
Discover the actor’s secrets of self-confidence,            to laugh, learn and be inspired! This class is taught
focus and communication and explore the fields of           by a professional voice actor from the voice acting
commercials and commercial print. In six short weeks,       training company, Voices For All.
you will acquire professional auditioning skills and        Class: PA009                      1 Monday, Sept. 27
gain a realistic view on how to launch an acting career.    Fee: $39                           7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The class is held at Zydeco Casting Studio. Upon                                  Toll Middle School, Room 1119
registration, you will be given directions to the studio.
June Chandler has established a life-long career in
film and television. She is acclaimed as one of the top
teachers in the field of acting having helped people        Introduction to Magic
launch careers in Hollywood for over 20 years.
Class: PA001               6 Sundays, Oct. 10 - Nov. 14     Dazzle your family and friends with the skills you
                                                            learn in our basic Magic class! You’ll learn to
Fee: $95                              4:00 pm - 6:45 pm
                                                            perform a 10-20 minute routine, comprised of card
                                         Zydeco Studios     tricks, coin tricks, sponges, and a rope effect. Your
                                                            instructor, a professional working magician, will
                                                            teach you 3-5 tricks in each class, and at the 4th
                                                            class you’ll perform your own set of tricks! These
                                                            magic tricks are impressive and yet easy to master
                                                            and packed with plenty of magical power and
                                                            amazement! Bring to class: 5 quarters and a $10
Commercial Kids “On Camera”                                 materials fee (cash only) payable to the instructor
                                                            in class for your own magic kit. Blake Applegate
Acting class for ages 6-17                                  has been performing magic since the age of 12.
See Page 16                                                 He specializes in close up magic and mentalism,
                                                            and is a regular performer at The Magic Castle in
                                                            Hollywood, and is a member of The Academy of
                                                            Magical Arts.
                                                            Class: PA022                   4 Wed., Oct. 6 - Oct. 27
                                                            Fee: $75                            6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
                                                                                   Toll Middle School, Room 1125

To Register call (818) 240-1000, Ext. 5015                                                                      27
Personal Interest
Powerful Presentation Skills                              How to Deal with Disagreements,
NEW! This series of presentation skills classes           Conflict and Confrontation
are not your typical powerpoint, laser pointer            Have you ever wondered why some people seem to
presentation skills classes. They are acting classes!     like to disagree? Why some simple disagreements
Acting techniques translate directly to presentation      turn into major conflicts that can damage
skills, and acting can be a lot of fun. Our techniques    relationships? In this lively and interactive
will help to increase your comfort level in front         workshop, you’ll learn the difference between
of a group of people, teach you to think while in         disagreements and conflicts, and how to recognize
the “spotlight,” and last but not least, get off the      and deal with each appropriately. Communication
presentation and into the room. Students will be          within disagreements is a learned skill. Through
asked to read plays, memorize short scenes, dress         lecture, discussion and insightful class exercises,
as their characters, and be on their feet in every        you’ll learn the basic steps in problem solving and
class. At the end of every scene and class, we will       the rules for fighting fair during conflict. You’ll learn
always come back to how the work students did for         how to confront anyone about anything, and how to
their scenes translates into powerful public speaking     face an angry person. Your presenter is Dr. Roger
skills. The class is taught by Susie Thomas and           Burgraff, a well known author, speaker and seminar
Stephen Reynolds. Susie has been working in the           leader. He has been presenting his inspiring
corporate world for 15 years, and is CEO of Actors        seminars throughout the country for over 15 years.
Atelier. Stephen has his BFA in Acting and has been       A $20 materials fee is payable to the instructor in
a successful working actor for over 30 years.             class for comprehensive class manual.
Class: PD031                5 Sat., Sept. 25 - Oct. 23    Class: BU023                        1 Saturday, Oct. 6
Fee: $95                           10:00 am - 1:00 pm     Fee: $29                           9:00 am - 12:00 pm
                                         Actors Atelier                               Garfield Campus, Room 5
                               5714 Lankershim Blvd.
                                     North Hollywood
                                                          Learn How to Develop
                                                          Successful Leadership Skills
Social Skills for                                         This dynamic workshop will motivate and inspire
Professional Success                                      you! It’s designed for managers, supervisors,
Learn to be at ease with anyone, anywhere, anytime!       team leaders or anyone who wants to develop high
Social skills that lead to professional success are       performance leadership skills. You’ll learn how to
learned, and can be perfected. This fast interactive      inspire commitment, cooperation and teamwork
workshop will show you how to banish shyness, be          and sharpen your leadership skills. Learn how to
at ease and make a good impression immediately.           boost your team’s productivity; how to give positive
Here’s what you will learn:                               feedback and administer discipline; how to build a
  • Master basic soft skills and easy social graces       balanced team with players who work well together.
  • Learn 50 small talk tips and ten tactics to reach     Dr. Roger Burgraff has been a full time speaker,
      an agreement                                        trainer and seminar leader for over 15 years. A
  • Learn what to say and when to say it                  $20 materials fee is payable to the instructor for
  • Become dynamic and comfortable around                 comprehensive manual in class.
      strangers                                           Class: BU020                      1 Saturday, Oct. 6
  • Learn how to speak with your body and read            Fee: $29                          1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
      the body language of others                                                  Garfield Campus, Room 5
  • How to begin new conversations and restart
      dead ones
  • How to get rid of the crashing bore and ditch
      the dud
This lively, interactive class will help you diminish
social anxiety and more. Vandye Forrester is a
best selling author, communication consultant, and
lecturer for major universities, including UCLA and
Cal State University. A $20 material fee is payable
to instructor in class.                                    See Our Catalog &
Class: PD019                      1 Saturday, Sept. 25     Register online ---
Fee: $25                            9:30 am - 12:00 pm
                            Garfield Campus, Room 5        24 hours a day

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                                                                         Personal Interest
What Were You Born To Do?                                 Dog Training Basics
You were born to make a unique contribution to            Learn how to turn your unruly puppy or adult dog
humanity. Progressing toward this purpose brings          into a well behaved member of the family! Through
joy and abundance. Straying from it causes stress         positive reinforcement and reward-based methods,
and emptiness. To accomplish this mission, one            your dog will learn basic commands and soon be
of the 33 Natural Talents is wired into your DNA.         the picture of good manners. All dogs must be
It’s so subtle, you rarely notice it; yet so powerful,    at least 4 months old AND have completed their
it’s the source of your highest potential. Elvis,         puppy vaccinations before attending this class.
Oprah, and Einstein were all just “doin’ what comes       Equipment required for the first session is a properly
naturally.” Applying your Natural Talent relentlessly     fitted flat buckle collar (no choke chains or pinch
will magnetically attract all your hearts’ desires. The   collars) and a six-foot leash. Other equipment will
presenter, Curtis Adney, is a life coach, motivational    be discussed in class. Owners must be at least
speaker, and author of a forthcoming book: Pinpoint       16 years old. Non-aggressive dogs only, please!
Your Destiny. A $30 materials fee is payable to the       Sheila Rodriguez is the owner of Purple Paws Dog
instructor in class for comprehensive workbook.           Training. Sheila is a member of the Association of
Class: PD001                       1 Saturday, Oct. 23    Pet Dog Trainers (APDT). Her training is all positive
Fee: $49                             1:00 pm - 5:00 pm    – using treats, love and praise as rewards. Register
                          Garfield Campus, Room 10        early - Class is limited to 12 students.
                                                          Class: PD008                 6 Tues., Sept. 28 - Nov. 2
                                                          Fee: $79                            6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
                                                                                             Toll Middle School
                                                                                 Meet at outdoor cafeteria area
Good Karma & Tarot Workshop
You’ll enjoy this workshop on Tarot and learning how
you can apply its mystic wisdom to your life. Your
                                                          Clutterology 101
instructor will share her extensive knowledge on the      Eliminate Clutter in Your Life and Get Organized!
Tarot and positive oracle cards. You’ll learn some        Are you tired of searching for that “lost something”
easy, systematic steps you can use immediately            or stumbling over stuff throughout your house? If
to read for yourself and others. This workshop is         you feel that your life is being controlled by your
designed to bring good Karma into your readings           stuff, then attend this fun-filled, interactive program,
and help you gain ideas for a positive understanding      where you will learn simple, easy and practical ideas
as we move into the Aquarian Age. Linda McBride,          that can get your clutter in order. Find out how
J.D., is a member of the American Tarot Association.      to put a stop to junk mail; the difference between
She has a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political            organized and neat; determine what to keep and
Science. She was featured on the Lifetime TV              what to toss. Stop stressing over mess and finally
Show Life Among the Dead with Lisa Williams, and          put an end to the havoc by taking this practical class!
is the author of A Divine Mess.                           Please bring charitable donations (optional): old cell
Class: SI016                       1 Saturday, Oct. 2     phones; empty printer cartridges, books; an item
Fee: $29                          10:00 am - 1:00 pm      from the kitchen; 2 items from your closet. A $30 fee
                           Garfield Campus, Room 3        is payable to the instructor in class for two books:
                                                          “Clutterology”, and “Highlights of Clutterology”.
                                                          Nancy Miller of Rounds, Miller & Associates, has
                                                          been an organizer for 15+ years, offering personal
Adult CPR                                                 and business consultation, and is a member of the
                                                          National Association of Professional Organizers.
Learn Adult CPR through lecture, video and actual         Class: BU098                           1 Monday, Oct. 4
hands on practice with your own mannequin. The
                                                          Fee: $29                             6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
course includes information on heart attacks,
foreign airway obstruction, and one rescuer CPR.                                Toll Middle School, Room 1125
You’ll receive a two year certification card from the
American Heart Association. A $10 materials fee is
payable to the instructor in class. Lucian Badica is
Community Service District Manager for West Med
                                                          Infant & Child CPR
Ambulance Service and certified trainer with AHA.         Learn what to do if an infant or child (from birth
Register early, class is limited to 15 students.          to 8 years) stops breathing, begins choking, or
Class: SI027A                     1 Monday, Sept. 27      needs CPR. You will receive an American Heart
Fee: $35                          6:00 pm - 10:00 pm      Association certification card which is good for
                                                          two years. A $10 materials fee is payable to the
                     Toll Middle School, Room 1101
                                                          instructor in class for manual. Register early, class
                                                          is limited to 15 students.
                                                          Class: SI028A                      1 Monday, Oct. 14
                                                          Fee: $35                          6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
                                                                                Toll Middle School, Room 1101

To Register call (818) 240-1000, Ext. 5015                                                                    29
Trips & Tours
  Our day tours include round-trip passage aboard        Shambala is an authentic 60-acre re-creation of an
  a deluxe, air-conditioned motor coach and a            African wildlife habitat, created by actress Tippi Hedrin.
  professional tour escort. Unless otherwise             The preserve spans beautiful hillsides and habitats
  noted, each tour will depart from and return to        above a river in the San Gabriel Mountains and is home
  the GCC upper parking lot, located at the corner       to big cats and other large animals abandoned by
  of Mountain Street and the Glendale 2 Freeway.         humans. Guides will take you on an extensive walking
  A parking permit will be mailed to you one week        tour of the compounds so that you’re only inches away
  prior to your tour date. No permits required for       from these magnificent creatures. Suggested: hat,
  Sunday day trips. Please arrive 10 minutes             walking shoes, and a sack lunch to enjoy at the picnic
  prior to departure time. Refunds (minus a 20%          area as a lunch stop will not be made.
  processing fee) for cancellations will only be given   Tour: TR038                        1 Sunday, October 17
  if the space can be re-sold by the office. You may     Fee: $89                             10:40 am - 5:00 pm
  send someone in your place with the permission
  of the office. Our day tours are operated by Good
  Times Travel, a family-owned and operated tour
  business that began from the ground up more than       Fillmore Train
  17 years ago. Minimum travel age 18.
                                                         The Fillmore & Western Railway has been the home
                                                         of the Hollywood movie trains ever since it was
                                                         owned by three major studios and it’s been featured
                                                         in over 400 films. You’ll travel in style on-board
FREE Travel Show                                         vintage 1930s passenger cars and enjoy an included
Presentation & Slide Show                                lunch and wine tasting aboard the train. The train
Our FREE travel show is presented by the friendly        will travel between the rural towns of Fillmore and
and knowledgeable staff from Good Times Travel.          Santa Paula. Time at your leisure in Santa Paula
You’ll get a great overview of Good Times Travel         to browse the historic downtown area and see its
and detailed information on our upcoming multi-          historical murals. An included visit to the fascinating
day tours. Door prizes will be awarded, and              Santa Paula Oil Museum which highlights the history
refreshments will be served.                             and inner workings of our state’s black gold industry.
                                                         A truly wonderful way to spend a Fall Sunday
Class: TROV                       1 Saturday, Oct. 5
Fee: FREE                       10:00 am - 11:30 am
                                                         Tour: TR039                    1 Sunday, November 7
                          Garfield Campus, Room 7
                                                         Fee: $95                             9:40 am - 6:00 pm

Wasco Rose Festival                                      Reagan Library
Join us as we head to the “Rose Capital of the           You are cordially invited to a memorable day at the
Nation” – 55% of all roses grown in the U.S. are         Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum.
grown in and around Wasco! Hosted at the world’s         Upon arrival, enjoy a delicious barbeque buffet
largest rose farm (5,000 acres!), this is a brilliant    lunch of beef sirloin, apricot glaze chicken and all
annual event. Your day begins with an included           the fixins’. On display for a limited time are two
family-style Basque lunch in Bakersfield including       special exhibits: Christmas Around the World
roast lamb, fried chicken, soup, salad, french fries,    features beautifully decorated trees representing
vegetables, bread, wine and dessert. At the festival,    the countries which President Reagan visited
a guide will step aboard and provide narration as we     while in office. With over 30 decorated trees, toy
drive through the lush flower fields – a spectacular     soldiers, trains, garland, and Christmas music, the
rainbow of color as far as you can see! Time to          exhibit will put you in the Christmas spirit. White
browse the festival and purchase roses at your           House Miniature, an authentic recreation of the
leisure.                                                 White House on a one-foot-to-one-inch scale offers
Tour: TR037                     1 Saturday, Sept. 11     an intimate look into the White House –from the
Fee: $75                           9:25 am - 7:30 pm     Lincoln bedroom to the Oval Office to tiny, working
                                                         televisions to hand-carved chairs, tables and crystal
                                                         chandeliers. View the full scale replica of President
                                                         Reagan’s Oval Office, walk through the Air Force
                                                         One that served Reagan, enjoy our breathtaking
                                                         views of the Conejo Valley, view a portion of the
                                                         Berlin Wall, and reflect at President Reagan’s
                                                         Tour: TR040                     1 Friday, December 10
                                                         Fee: $89                            10:25 am - 5:30 pm

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                                                                                    Trips & Tours
                                                            Desert Treasures
             Multi-Day Trips Presented by                   Geographer-Led, Salton Sea, Palm Springs
                   Good Times Travel                        Follies, Spa Resort Hotel & Casino
 Good Times Travel is a family-owned and operated           Extensive guided sightseeing of the Coachella Valley
 tour business that began from the ground up more than      by former professor of geography, Dennis Napier.
                                                            Visit the Salton Sea and learn about its unique
 17 years ago. Unless otherwise noted, local travel is      characteristics. Main-floor seating for a matinee
 aboard deluxe motor coach with professional tour           performance of the ever popular Palm Springs
 escort. Coach meeting location included in confirmation.   Follies. Stay at the luxurious Spa Resort Hotel,
 Minimum travel age 18. Payment: Deposit per person         Casino & Spa located in the heart of downtown
 due at the time of booking. Student will be contacted      Palm Springs. Attend Palm Springs’ downtown
                                                            VillageFest, a street fair located just steps from your
 by Good Times Travel to arrange for payment of the         hotel. Tour includes 4 meals. Departure times to be
 balance. Travel protection, better known as cancellation   arranged. Fees are per person.
 insurance, is highly recommended for all multi-day         Tour: TRDT
 tours. If travel protection has not been purchased,                 Double Occupancy fee:                   $299
 only recoverable funds less a cancellation charge of                Single Occupancy fee:                   $389
 $50 will be reimbursed once payment has been made.                  November 18 - 19, 2010
 Amount of reimbursement depends on the date of                      $75 deposit per person, payable to Glendale
                                                            Community College, due upon registration. Balance
 cancellation. If travel protection has been purchased
                                                            paid directly to Good Times Travel.
 and you must cancel prior to departure or leave the        For travel protection, add $16 double
 tour enroute for a reason approved by the insurance        occupancy/$28 single occupancy to your
 company, you will receive a full refund (or partial        deposit fee.
 enroute), minus the cost of the premium. If you have
 any questions about the trip and/or cancellation policy,
 you may call Good Times Travel at (714) 848-1255.

                                                                  Upcoming Multi-Day Tours
                                                               Presented by Good Times Travel
Canyonlands of Nevada & Utah
Bryce Canyon, Canyonlands, Arches, Las Vegas
                                                                             Desert Bloom - 2 Days
Extensive guided sightseeing of the colorful
landscape in Nevada and Utah with geologist, Dr.                              March 29 & 30, 2011
Howard Shifflett. A guided tour of Bryce Canyon
National Park and its many colorful and whimsical                        Georgia On My Mind - 8 Days
formations. Enjoy a Dutch oven dinner on the                                April 8 - April 15, 2011
banks of the Colorado River, and then hear of the
area’s Indian legends, geology and history and see
the rock walls come alive with color and beauty as                Virginia & Carolina’s Outer Banks - 8 Days
you cruise up the River by boat. Stay two nights in                          April 28 - May 8, 2011
Moab as you explore both Canyonlands and Arches
National Parks and take in the views of the Colorado                    Yosemite Spring Fling - 3 Days
River at Dead Horse Point State Park. Overnight
                                                                             May 1 - May 3, 2011
stays on the Las Vegas “strip” and in the desert
oasis of Mesquite with tons of gaming action. Tour
includes 10 meals. Departure times to be arranged.                    San Francisco by the Bay - 5 Days
Fees are per person.                                                         May 9 - May 13, 2011
         Double Occupancy fee:                $999                 Chicago & Lincoln’s Springfield - 6 Days
         Single Occupancy fee:               $1149                          May 27 - June 1, 2011
         October 24 - 29, 2010
         $150 deposit per person, payable to
Glendale Community College, due upon registration.           For detailed trip itineraries and more information on the
Balance paid directly to Good Times Travel. For              travel protection/cancellation insurance, please go to :
travel protection insurance, add $67 double
occupancy/$85 single occupancy to your deposit fee.                
                                                                                     or call
                                                                            (818) 240-1000, ext 5015

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The Writer’s Corner
Risking the Writer’s Life                                   Writing Your 1st Book (or 7th)
Becoming a writer...You’ve held on to that dream            NEW!       California writer Bobbie Christensen,
since childhood. But you’ve been stingy with your           author of 10 published books, will show you how to
talent --- you’ve squirreled it away in note pads           develop and complete a manuscript in just 6 weeks
stashed far into desk drawers, and only murmured            by following her 10-step plan. Create a page-turner
your desire when no one was listening. Perhaps              whether writing fiction or non-fiction, cookbook
it’s time you entered the writing life. In this course,     or textbook. A $15 materials fee is payable to
you’ll learn how to develop a simple, open eye that         instructor in class. One time fee good for both
translates into honest prose. The essentials of             workshops.
both non-fiction and fiction writing techniques will        Class: BU026-A                 1 Thursday, Sept. 30
be included, covering the essentials of short story         Fee: $29                           6:00 pm - 7:45 pm
construction. Each evening includes a brief lecture,                             Toll Middle School, Room 1132
in class writing exercises and discussions. This
class will leave you with a firm grasp on the basics
of crafting a compelling story. The goal is to lead
you to a finished piece by the end of the course.
Class requires about one hour outside of class time         Publishing Your 1st Book
working on assignments. Sandy Masuo holds a
Master’s Degree in Education from the Harvard               NEW!       Learn how to submit your work to a
Graduate School of Education. She has served as a           publisher, or how to self-publish your own book and
staff editor and writer for a variety of entertainment      keep the profits! Topics include ISBN’s, copyright,
magazines for more than 15 years.                           plus all about publishing on demand (PODs), ebooks
Class: CA025                 6 Wed., Sept. 29 - Nov. 3      and more. A $15 materials fee is payable to the
Fee: $79                            7:00 pm - 9:00 pm       instructor. One time fee good for both workshops.
                      Toll Middle School, Room 1127         Class: BU026-B                  1 Thursday, Sept. 30
                                                            Fee: $29                         8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
                                                                                 Toll Middle School, Room 1132

Saturday Writing Workshop
NEW!        Whether you are a novice or experienced
writer, in this class you’ll find a safe, warm
environment to bring your words to life on the              “I have been asked by so many writers how I can
page. Fiction, non-fiction and poetry are welcome.          travel 5 months of the year doing seminars and
Utilizing the Amherst method, you’ll do writing             still keep writing and publishing more books. This
exercises in class and discuss approaches to                is how I do it.” - Bobbie Christensen, Director of
writing, craft and anything from kaing time for your        BooksAmerica and the author of 10 successful
writing, to submitting for publication. You’ll refine       books.
pieces at home and bring in copies to be read
by your peers over the next week, for in-depth
commentary and constructive feedback based upon
workshop guidelines. Kate Maruymama’s work
has appeared in many publications, including Citron
Review and Gemini Magazine. She has a MFA
in Creative Writing from Antioch University and is
currently revising her second novel.
Class: CA085                      6 Sat., Oct. 2 - Nov. 6
Fee: $79                             9:00 am - 11:00 am
                             Garfield Campus, Room 6

Grammar Refresher
An Online Course
Whether you’re a student or professional, a
published or beginning writer, this course will help         See Our Catalog &
you navigate and master the linguistic twists and            Register online ---
turns inherent in English grammar. This six week
class begins on the third Wednesday of every                 24 hours a day
month. See page 34 for registration information.
Course fee is $95.                                 

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                                                                                 The Writer’s Corner
Read All Day and Get Paid For It!
If you like to read and have a flair for writing, you
can supplement your income as a freelance reader.
Film studios and producers need to have hundreds
of scripts and books read each day. . .And freelance
readers are PAID to do it. Find out where the jobs
are, and who to contact. You’ll work with actual
reader’s reports, which show how to write evaluation
reports that deliver the necessary information. A
$3 materials fee is payable to the instructor in class.
Jack Adams presents this dynamic seminar (see
Write for Magazines).
Class: BU048                       1 Tuesday, Oct. 12
Fee: $35                           6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
                      Toll Middle School, Room 1102

                                                                      How to Write for Magazines
“The instructor had a good sense of humor, very
informative and inspiring.”                                           Too busy to write a novel? Too afraid to tackle a
                                                                      film or TV script? Start your writing career with
                                                                      shorter projects: magazine articles! Hundreds of
                                                                      publications need your words – find out how to earn
                                                                      an income sitting at the kitchen table, or lounging on
                                                                      the couch. Jack Adams is a writing consultant and
                                                                      career coach, who has published articles in print and
                                                                      online for over 20 years.
                                                                      Class: BU049                      1 Tuesday, Oct. 19
                                                                      Fee: $35                          6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
                                                                                           Toll Middle School, Room 1119

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             Lear he                                            Instructor-Facilitated
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 Each course runs for six weeks and consists        Business & Career              Computer Applications
 of 12 lessons. Lessons are supplemented            Accounting Fundamentals        Keyboarding
 with interactive quizzes, assignments,             Accounting Professional        Introduction to the Internet
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 Read your lessons and ask questions of
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 you. All you need to get started is Internet       Business Management            Microsoft Excel
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         choose the department and course           Creating a Successful          High-Speed Project Mgmt.
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         the Enroll Now button. Follow the          Buy and Sell on eBay           Web Design
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                                                    Get Funny!                     I learned a great deal from
                                                    Achieving Success with         my online course and I
                                                    Difficult People               am so happy that I took it.
 Each of our classes start on the third             The Magic of Hypnosis          I would definitely recom-
 Wednesday of every month. Upcoming                 Effective Communication        mend these classes to
 start dates are:                                                                  anyone, and if I have time
                                                                                   in the future, I’d take an-
       Sept. 15 Oct. 20 Nov. 17 Dec. 15                                            other one of this instructor’s
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                                                                           Online Classes
PC Networking and Security              Personal Finance                   Writing Courses
Hack Your Way to Security               Real Estate Investing              Beginning Writer’s Workshop
Introduction to PC                      Financing Your Property            Writeriffic: Creativity Training
Troubleshooting                         Debt Elimination Techniques        Travel Writing
Creating a Small Office Network         Personal Finance                   Mystery Writing
Wireless Networking                     Building Wealth                    Creativity Training for Writers
                                                                           Keys to Effective Editing
Database Management                     Healthcare                         Your Screenwriting Career
Introduction to Database                Medical Office Assistant           Grantwriting
Development                             Medical Coding                     Research Methods for Writers
Introduction to Oracle                  Medical Terminology                Write Fiction Like a Pro
C++ for the Absolute Beginner           Human Anatomy and Physiology
Introduction to Crystal Reports 10      Physical Therapy Aide              Test Preparation
Introduction to SQL                     Optical Assistant                  SAT/ACT Prep - Part 1 & 2
                                        HIPAA Compliance                   GED Test Preparation
“A great experience! Since              Medical Transcription              GMAT Preparation
I’d never taken Spanish before,
I was initially apprehensive            Digital Photography                “This was my first on-line class,
about my ability to keep up, but        Discover Digital Photography       and I enjoyed it very much. The
had no difficulty. The instructor’s     Making Movies with Windows XP      discussion area was helpful and
style - using an ongoing story to       Travel Photography                 fun. I plan to take another class.”
teach sentence structure and
vocabulary - made the class
fun and entertaining. Muchas
gracias! “

Speed Spanish
Conversational French
Instant Italian
Introduction to Teaching ESL/EF
Grammar Refresher
Beginning Braille

Teaching Professionals
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Solving Classroom Discipline
                                                    Traffic School - Online!
Big Ideas in Little Books
The Classroom Computer                             Why sit in a boring classroom all day
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Recreational Activities
                                                           Golf for Beginners
                                                           Golf is great fun, wonderful exercise and a sport
                                                           you can play all year long in the California sunshine.
                                                           Taught by professional golfers, you’ll learn all the
                                                           basics necessary to get you started on a lifelong
                                                           love affair of this popular game. You’ll develop
                                                           fundamental skills, learn golf etiquette and rules of
                                                           the game. Meet your instructor at the golf course
                                                           Pro Shop. All equipment provided.
                                                           Classes at Verdugo Hills Golf:
                                                           (818) 352-3161
                                                           6433 La Tuna Canyon Rd., Tujunga

                                                           Class: SI012-V1            5 Sat., Sept. 25 - Oct. 23
                                                           Fee: $89                       10:30 am - 11:30 am

                                                           Class: SI012-V2             5 Sun., Oct. 10 - Nov. 7
                                                           Fee: $89                       10:00 am - 11:00 am

                                                           Class: SI0112-V3            5 Tues., Oct. 12 - Nov. 9
                                                           Fee: $89                         6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Reality Horseback Riding
Learn to ride in a realistic situation, out on the trail   Classes at Brookside Golf:
and in an open field. No ring riding or monotonous         (626) 796-8151
circles! The class covers an introduction to the           1133 Rosemont, in Pasadena
horse, grooming techniques, and how to saddle.
Learn how to control the horse at the walk, jog and        Class: SI012-B1           5 Sun., Sept. 26 - Oct. 24
posting trot. The instructors have been teaching           Fee: $89                       12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
horseback riding for over twenty years and are
certified safety instructors. Minimum height is 5 feet
tall, and maximum weight is 200 pounds. Classes            Class: SI012-B2           5 Wed., Sept. 29 - Oct. 27
meet at The Riding Coach, located behind 1850              Fee: $89                       12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Riverside Drive, Glendale. Pre-registration required!
Class: SI008-SA              6 Sat., Sept. 25 - Oct. 30    Class: SI012-B3               5 Fri., Oct. 1 - Oct. 29
Fee: $265                         10:00 am - 11:30 am      Fee: $89                        12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Class: SI008-SU            6 Sun., Sept. 26 - Oct. 31
Fee: $265                      10:00 am - 11:30 am         Fly Fishing for Fun
                                                           NEW! It’s the
Class: SI008-TU            6 Tues., Sept. 28 - Nov. 2      fastest growing sport
Fee: $235                       9:00 am - 10:30 am         in America and it burns
                                                           400 calories an hour!
Class: SI008-F                 6 Fri., Oct. 1 - Nov. 5     Learn what rods, reels,
Fee: $235                        3:30 pm - 5:00 pm         and line to use and how
                                                           to assemble them, what
                                                           to purchase, and what
                                                           flies or streamers to
                                                           use. Then go outside
                                                           for actual fly casting
                                                           experience. Equipment
                                                           rental fee of $15
                                                           payable at class. Eric Christensen has been an
                                                           avid fisherman and instructor for over 30 years. He
     See Our Catalog &                                     has fished waters from Washington to Florida and
                                                           from California to Maine while specializing in the
     Register online ---
                                                           intricacies of trout fishing. He does not represent
     24 hours a day                                        any store or business.
                                                           Class: SI010                          1 Wed., Sept. 29
                                                           Fee: $35                            6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
                                                                                  Toll Middle School, Room 3104

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                                                         Registration Information
Sign Up Early!                                            Office Hours
Early sign up assures a place in “high-demand”            June 14 - August 27:
classes. Sign up is on a first-come, first-served         Monday-Thursday: 8 AM to 6 PM
basis. Please make every effort to register prior to
the start date of the class. Your registration may        August 30 - December 17:
make the difference as to whether a class goes or is      Monday-Friday: 8 AM to 5 PM
                                                          Holiday Closures: Sept. 6, Nov. 12, Nov. 25-26
Online Registration
                                                          No Confirmations
View our listings online, select your courses and
check out using your Visa, Mastercard or AMEX.            The college does NOT give advance confirmation of
Go to and click on the               enrollment. You should consider yourself registered
Register Online button. You’ll be directed to our new     in a class unless otherwise notified. To verify
Online Registration Center.                               registration, call us at (818) 240-1000, Ext. 5015.

Cancellations                                             Parking
If the college cancels a class for any reason, those      Parking is FREE at Toll Middle School, the Garfield
pre-registered will be notified by telephone, provided    Campus and Incarnation Community Center. Street
they have given us a daytime number, and payment          parking only at Pacific Studio for Dance and the
will be refunded. We also reserve the right to            YWCA Lexington Center. Glendale College has
substitute instructors or reschedule classrooms and       permit parking only on the main campus. If you
class times if such a change is necessary.                register for a class held on the main campus, a
                                                          special parking permit will be mailed to you prior to
                                                          the first day of class or trip. No Permit required for
Refunds/Transfers                                         Sundays and school holidays.
Refunds: Full refunds are issued for classes
cancelled by GCC. Student requested refunds               American With Disabilities Act
must be made in writing 3 business days (Mon-Fri)
prior to the start of a class and are assessed a $10      It is the intention of the Glendale Community College
withdrawal fee. There are no refunds after class          District to comply with the American Disabilities
begins! Trips and Tours: Refunds (minus a 20%             Act in all respects. If you need special assistance,
processing fee) for cancellations will only be given      Glendale Community College will attempt to
if the space can be re-sold by the office. Medical        accommodate you in every reasonable manner.
Career Programs: Refunds must be requested in             Please contact the Community Services Education
writing 3 full business days before the first class       Office at least 5 business days prior to the start of
meeting. A 10% processing fee will be retained by         your class to inform us of your particular needs and
                                                          to determine if accommodation is feasible.
the college. Transfers: To transfer to another
class, requests must be received at least 3 full
business days before the first class meeting. There
is a $10 transfer fee per class.                          District Policy Statement of
                                                          Glendale Community College District is committed
Credit/Not for Credit Classes
                                                          to providing an equal opportunity for admissions,
Community Services Education classes are not-             student support programs and activities, and
for-credit. For information regarding college credit      employment regardless of race, religious creed,
classes offered through Glendale Community                color, age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin,
College, please contact the main campus at (818)          ancestry, marital status, medical condition or
240-1000, or visit the main campus web site at www.       disability in accordance with Federal, State and                                             Local regulations. This Non-Discrimination & Equal
                                                          Opportunity Policy covers admissions, access, and
                                                          treatment in district programs and activities, and
                                                          application for and treatment in district employment.

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                                                                                      Clark Magnet
                                                                                      High School

                                                                                                                       Pennsylvania Ave.

                                                                                                     New York Ave.

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                                                                             Pacific Studio for Dance


       5                                                                                           134


                                                                                                                Lexington Dr.
                                                                                                                                                                                         Chevy Chase

                                                                                  Colorado Blvd.
                                                                                                                                                                        Adams St.

                                                                                                                                             Garfield Ave.


                                                                                                                                           Garfield Campus
                                                                                                                                                      Chevy Chase
                                                                                                                                                     Baptist Church

Garfield Campus/Community                                                                                               Ivy’s Flower Station
Services Education Office                                                                                               1435 W. Kenneth Road ~ Glendale, CA 91202
1122 E. Garfield Avenue ~ Glendale, CA 91205
                                                                                                                        Pacific Studio for Dance
Glendale College / Main Campus                                                                                          1123 N. Pacific Avenue ~ Glendale, CA 91202
1500 N. Verdugo Road ~ Glendale, CA 91208
                                                                                                                        Toll Middle School
Chevy Chase Baptist Church                                                                                              700 Glenwood Road ~ Glendale, CA 91202
1209 E. Garfield Avenue ~ Glendale, CA 91205
                                                                                                                        YWCA Lexington Center
Clark Magnet High School                                                                                                735 E. Lexington Drive ~ Glendale, CA 91206
4747 New York Avenue ~ La Crescenta, CA 91214
Crescenta Valley High School
2900 Community Avenue ~ La Crescenta, CA 91214

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                                                                                                Grass Field

                       Volleyball Courts
                                                                                                                                                      Basketball Courts


                                                                                                                  Room                                                        8101
                                                                                       Girl’s              Physical           Boy’s
                                                                                       Locker                Ed.              Locker
                                                                                       Room                                   Room
                                                                                       4110                                   4113

                            5102                                5104
                                            Wood Shop
                                                                                                 1170                                          3202             3204
                            5103                                                           Music/Instruments
                                                          5101                                                                          3102          3104
                           Computer                         .
                             Lab                                                                                                               3201        3203                       Cafeteria
                                                                                                     1160                                                                             Building
                                                                                                                                        3101          3103
                                                                                       R. R.    1154         1156
                                                                                       Heater   Speech       Sp. Ed Office

                                                                                       1151        1153           1155 1157
                                                                                       Math Office Conf. Rm       ASB

          Malt Shop
                                                                           Main Building (Three Floors)
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                                                                                   Eleanor J.Toll Middle School
                                                                                  700 Glenwood Road, Glendale CA 91202

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                     Simply fill out the registration form below (or a copy) and send
                     to address shown. Please have all mail-ins arrive in our office at
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       Make a copy of this page, fill out the registra-     on Adams Street, between Acacia St. and
       tion form and fax it to our office.                  Garfield Avenue, just below the corner of
                                                            Garfield & Adams.

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Mark your calendar and consider yourself registered unless otherwise notified. We will contact you by phone
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