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Lifelong Learning offers new fall courses

October 16, 2009

A second series of courses will be offered this fall beginning in late October through December by the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at Coastal Carolina University. outreach locations.

The centers are Conway Foundation Center on U.S. 501 adjacent to Fowler Motors; Myrtle Beach Education Center located at 79th Avenue North and U.S. 17 Bypass; and Waccamaw Higher Education Center located on U.S. 17 in Litchfield. For more information or to register, call 843-349-4001 or visit

Fall offerings available in Conway include:

* Computer: The Power of Picasa, Picasa Hands On, Microsoft Office OneNote, Electronic Social Networking, Electronic Gadgets and Gizmos

* Art: Watercolor, Drawing Hands and Faces, Card Crafting, Create a Mosaic Picture

* Culture: Spain Under Islam, Middle Eastern Cooking with Herbs, Discover Your Signature Style and Image

* Wellness: Introduction to Feng Shui Essentials, The Happiness Generator, Simply Yoga, Chair Yoga

* Nature Excursions: Waccamaw River, Congaree National Park, Washoe Reserve, Mepkin Abbey, Southport

Fall offerings available in Myrtle Beach include:

* Computer: PC Basics for Windows XP, The Power of Picasa, Picasa Hands On, Microsoft Office OneNote 2007, Microsoft Office 2007, Research Your Central/ Eastern European Ancestors

* Art: Silk Screen Printing, Woodcut/ Wood Engraving Printmaking, Gingerbread House Decorating, Gullah Holiday Doll-making, Drawing, Batik, Clay Sculpture, The Voice Workshop

* Culture: Travels to Italy, Middle Eastern Cooking with Herbs

* Wellness: The Happiness Generator, Living Laws of Attraction, Ballroom Dancing, Simply Yoga

Fall offerings available in Litchfield include:

* Computer: PC Basics for Windows Vista, Picasa Hands On, Microsoft Office OneNote 2007, Getting Acquainted with Excel, Newsletters/ Mail Merge, Buying and Selling on eBay, Your Camera and Your PC, Digital Photo Album

* Art: Discovery Group Art, Acrylics, Watercolor, Fused Glass, Batik, Clay Sculpture, Gullah Holiday Doll-making, Gingerbread House Decorating

* Writing: Giving Attention to Poetic Form, Writing Toward a Poems Mystery, Family Stories: Treasures the Grow, Today in Publishing: Payoffs and Pitfalls, Navigating the Publishing Highway, Grant Writing for Nonprofits and Community Organizations

* Culture: Intergenerational Opera, Travels to Spain, Spain Under Islam

* History Excursions: Charleston, Boone Hall Plantation, Mepkin Abbey, Edmonston-Alston House, Governors Mansion and State House