Community Education courses promote personal enrichment, skill development, and recreational enjoyment in a friendly learning environment. Learn new skills in a wide-array of topics, taught by professionals in the industry.

Musical Theater:  The Great Performers, Choreographers, Composers and Lyricists (To Register)
Another fast paced and entertaining look at American musical theater through the viewing of video clips of songs and dance numbers from stage and screen musicals, plus in-class commentary by the instructor.  Similar in style and format to the "American Musical Theater: From Show Boat to Hamilton" class, but this time, focusing on the artists who created musical theater--specific performers, choreographers, composers, and lyricists throughout musical theater history. Instructor Ken Ross was head of the Las Positas College Theater Department from 1989 to 2010 and has extensive experience as a musical theater director, performer, teacher and attendee. Instructor Ken Ross has an extensive background in musical theater as director, producer, performer, writer,  and long-time theater-goer.  From 1989 to 2010 he was head of the LPC Theater Department.

  • Tuesdays, March 8, 15, 22 and 29, 2022,  7:00-9:00 PM 

Live Your Best Linkedin Life (To Register)
Attention: College/job seekers and professionals! Join an LPC educator and LinkedIn Creator with work-based learning expertise for a virtual, interactive course on building and maintaining your LinkedIn profile, a key tool for anyone in search of a career/job/volunteer role, a college education, and/or networking opportunities. We’ll discuss why you need LinkedIn, how you can look your best, how to assess how the world sees you digitally, etc. I’ll coach you in building your LinkedIn profile (top features, growing your network, advice on static & dynamic content) or improving your profile. You’ll get 1:1 feedback, time for questions and discussion.
Instructor Liz McWhorter has expertise that includes work-based learning and social media marketing. 

  • Second Wednesday of every Month

Kitchen Remodel Tips! (To Register)
If you are thinking of doing a kitchen remodel, this class is for you! You will learn what you should consider before you do a remodel—budget, design considerations, contractor selection, and much more. Resources and tips will be given along with how to budget for your new kitchen.  Most importantly, you will learn about fine tuning the small details in a kitchen design that can often turn into costly mistakes.

  • Weekly - Wed

Bathroom Remodel Tips! (To Register)
If you are thinking of doing a bath remodel, this class is for you!
You will learn what you should consider before you do a remodel—budget, design considerations, contractor selection, and more! Resources and tips will be given along with how to budget for your new bath.  Most importantly, you will learn about fine tuning the small details in a bath design that can often turn into costly mistakes. Instructor Jill Hornbeck has been a Las Positas College Interior Design instructor for 19 years as well as at other community colleges in the Bay Area.  Jill prides herself in the use of practical design, not just with things that look good, but are functional and make budget sense.

  • Weekly - Thu

Candle Making for Beginners (To Register)
Have you ever wondered how beautiful candles are made? Have you ever wanted to make fragrant, multicolored candles for yourself or friends? In this dynamic online workshop, students will learn virtually how to create unique candles to admire and share for far less than what they cost in stores. Students may be able to complete several candles and learn skills enabling them to continue on their own through Zoom. Topics include: • Getting started • Types of candles • Candle molds • Adding fragrance and color • Materials and supply sources. This class is arranged to run in Zoom platform. Each participant will receive zoom link and ingredient list in their email a week before the class. Total online class time 3 hours. Digital book cost $5.00

  • Tuesday 3/8/2022  6:30 to 9:30 pm 

Soap Making: Simply & Naturally for Beginners (To Register)
Your bath can become your at-home getaway when you add beautiful and fragrant handmade glycerin soaps. Making these beautiful soaps is easy and enjoyable and expressing your creativity is part of the fun. In this online course, students will create different types of soaps while learning how to use colors, molds, fragrances, essential oil, extract, herbs, and, also, novelties. There will be a virtual discussion on how to make organic, natural or therapeutic soap. This class is arranged to run in Zoom platform. Each participant will receive zoom link and ingredient list in their email week before the class. Total online class time 3 hours. Digital book cost $5.00.

  • Monday  4/4/2022 6:30 to 9:30 pm 


Bath Products: make Your Own and Save! (To Register) 
In this fun, online virtual presentation participants will discover simple techniques for making one-of-a-kind bath products (shampoo, shower gel, bubble bath, bath salt & exfoliate). Topics include: • Ingredients and equipment • Where to obtain supplies • Tips for making bath gels • Adding herbs, glycerin, extracts. • Aroma therapeutic effects of oils. Why purchase expensive commercial bath products when you can delight in making your own – reasonably?
This class is arranged to run in Zoom platform. Each participant will receive zoom link and ingredient list in their email week before the class. Total online class time 3 hours. Digital book cost $5.00.

  • Monday 5/9/2022  6:30 to 9:30 pm $39