Featured Continuing Education Classes

Explore what's new in Continuing Education this fall!


Hands-on Cooking Classes

Get ready for upcoming celebrations with these seasonally-themed cooking classes! Find full details in our schedule of classes, starting on page 12.

Fall Flavors — Oct. 4
Thanksgiving Basics for Beginners — Nov. 5
Thanksgiving Gourmet — Nov. 12
Bread and Biscotti — Dec. 10Holiday Cookies — Dec. 14

Home and Garden

Residential Plumbing
Gain knowledge of basic plumbing repair and maintenance. Learn about plumbing fixture components, replacement of piping,
unclogging drainage systems, identification and location of plumbing problems and when to call a licensed plumber.
Saturday, Oct. 1 to 8, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
LEISR-0032-006, $109
Berg Instructional Center (BIC), Room 2411

Personal Finance

Retirement Strategies for Challenging Times
Discuss how to build a portfolio and explore important topics such as low interest rates, stock market volatility, stagnant or falling real estate prices, the potential for higher taxes, the fear of runaway inflation and the skyrocketing cost of healthcare.

Thursday, Oct. 20, 7 to 9 p.m.
PROED-0021-012, $45
On campus in Glen Ellyn

Social Security and Baby Boomers
Learn how this important piece of your retirement puzzle works and how you can use advanced claiming strategies to increase your benefits. Proper planning will help maximize benefits for you and your family.

Thursday, Oct. 6, 7 to 9 p.m.
PROED-0021-011, $45
On campus in Glen Ellyn

Top 10 IRA Mistakes
Discover the top 10 mistakes related to Individual Retirement Accounts and learn how to avoid them. Discussion includes information about conversion
and beneficiary designation, as well as strategies
to maximize value and minimize taxes.

Thursday, Nov. 3, 7 to 9 p.m.
PROED-0021-013, $45
On campus in Glen Ellyn

Lifelong Learning

How the Universe Works
Explore our improving understanding of how the universe works from ancient times through to the modern day. Review the many ideas and theories behind our incredible universe, including the changes in our views through the centuries due to the scientific method and the theory of relativity.

Friday, Oct. 14 and 21; Nov. 11 and 18
7-9 p.m. (no class Oct. 28 and Nov. 4)
LEISR-0053-001, $139; Lifelong Learner $99
On campus in Glen Ellyn


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For full course details, please call (630) 942-2208.