CT E00, The Fix-It Class – Repair Almost Anything
This course teaches older adults about household tools, how to make minor or more complex home repairs or maintenance, and how to evaluate proposed repair processes when hiring and paying a repair person. Older adults learn to repair leaky faucets, fix minor electrical problems, hang almost everything, caulk a bathtub, and so forth. The course is intended to help older adults be knowledgeable, confident, and prudent about home repairs and maintenance.
Course Number: 9516 Time: 1 - 3:15 p.m. ThLocation: ONLINEInstructor: Ross M AThis class also includes material on consumer affairs such as how to protect one’s financial identity, and information about frauds and scams.
HME EC E01, Sewing Lab
This course helps older adults learn sewing-based skills, including how to construct clothing, engage in creative sewing projects, use patterns, engage in patchwork or machine quilting, and/or other specialized sewing techniques. Older adults learn economical sewing techniques and socialize with their peers in a supportive and creative environment.
Course Number: 9560 Time: 12 - 1:50 p.m. MLocation: ONLINEInstructor: Lewis K
HME EC E52, Restaurant Critic – Dining Wisely: Healthy Eating Choices for Older Adults
This course helps older adults learn how to prepare healthy foods for a small household and how to make cost-effective choices in planning a menu. Older adults work together to create a cookbook or recipe book, share food and recipes with their peers, learn restaurant terms, learn to write a standard recipe, and discuss and write about memories involving food. The course also engages older adults in discussions about food fads and provides factual information on food additives, vitamins, safe food storage, health precautions, and basic nutritional information.
Course Number: 9561 Time: 11:30 a.m. - 1:50 p.m. MLocation: ITINERARYInstructor: Ryza S VStudents will eat at a different area restaurant each week, chosen based on student votes. Be prepared to buy your own meal each week.
HME EC E74, Creative Stitchery for Older Adults
This course provides a supportive and creative learning environment for older adults to create inexpensive, handmade needlework projects. Older adults will learn knitting and crocheting techniques, as well as cabling and blocking.
Course Number: 9618 Time: 4 - 5:50 p.m. FLocation: BUS 107Instructor: Ardell J BAbove section meets at Santa Monica College Main Campus, 1900 Pico Blvd. (19th & Pico).