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Selling On eBay And Craigslist For Fun And Profit

What to do with the treasures in your attic and beyond? Find out how to get started making money by selling on eBay and/or Craigslist, Etsy, Letgo. Instructor David Carlon, is an experienced eBay Power Seller. Join this class for beginner to intermediate eBay users. Learn, step by step, how to make money the fun and easy way.

Sat, Mar 3, 9:30 am-12:30 pm
Fee and Code: $55, XPRAG 094

Next Steps For Internet Sales: Better eBay Margins And More

For those who are already selling on the internet and wish to advance their business and improve selling margins. Learn the secrets of increased internet traffic, better product descriptions, better packaging and shipping options and better photography to improve product appeal. Class will be taught by David Carlon a seasoned eBay power seller. Recommend bringing smart phone or IPad to class.

Sat, Mar 10, 9:30 am-12:30 pm
Fee and Code: $55, XPRAG 122

Gemology 101

Hillary Spector, GIA, GG (graduate gemologist, Gemological Institute of America)

Whether looking to pursue your passion for jewelry or explore a potential career move, Hillary’s introductory program offers the perfect setting. Gain a solid foundation in pearls, diamonds, gems and precious metals. Discover how gems are formed, mined, identified, graded, and priced. Learn about the global, political, and economic aspects of the industry. Using professional lab equipment, understand gem identifying techniques such as how to tell the difference between a blue aqua marine, a blue topaz, and a blue sapphire. Spark your interest and hear about effective paths to a career in gemology. 5 SESSIONS

Hillary Spector has more than 25 years of experience in the gemological industry. A graduate gemologist (GG), she is a former instructor at The Gemological Institute of America (GIA), the world’s largest and most respected institute of gemological research and learning. Hillary is a former trainer and staff gemologist for Fortunoff and an owner of a jewelry gallery where she was responsible for buying, selling, and appraising diamonds and gems. She also teaches for Jewelry Television via webinars and on-site presentations.

Mon-Fri, Mar 12-16, 10 am-1pm
Fee and Code: $229, XPERS 270

Brewing 101

Begin with a lecture on the business of brewing led by Belford Brewery owner, Kevin Enny. Kevin will discuss his career path and give details on this fast growing business. Sessions 2-5 will be held at The Brewer’s Apprentice where students will get an inside view of the growing world of micro brewing. Learn the science behind the brewing process. Continue with explorations of equipment and ingredients. As a class group, develop a recipe and then brew accordingly. Don’t miss this unique opportunity to learn from professionals about the process brewing, fermentation and bottling. Sessions will cover overview of the chemistry of beer, the equipment, recipe development and brewing, tasting and bottling. A tour of Belford Brewery will be offered, date TBD. 5 SESSIONS.

Session 1: Brookdale Main Campus, Lincroft
Sessions 2-5: The Brewer’s Apprentice, 865 Rte. 33 (Business), Unit 4, Freehold, NJ

Mon, Mar 26-Apr 30, 6-8 pm
Fee and Code: $199, XDEST 150

Pet Care Workshop

Karen Norton, CVT, instructor

Are you a pet owner or potential pet owner who is interested in learning more about pets and how to care for them? Join us to learn about:

• Different dog and cat breeds

• How to match a new pet to your lifestyle

• Basics of nutrition and environment

• Preventive healthcare

• Normal dog and cat behavior and training

• Emergency care

Instructor Karen Norton has been a certified veterinary technician working in emergency and critical care for 20 years. She has been an instructor for the Veterinary Assistant Certificate program at Brookdale since 2013. Karen is a certified veterinary CPR instructor for veterinary staff.

Sat, Apr 7, 10 am-noon
Fee and Code: $39, XPRAG 123

Champagne And White Wines

David Glaubinger, instructor

Taste and discuss the world’s most popular celebratory beverage and its international variations. Learn about the differences between France’s famous, elite sparkler and bubbly from Spain (Cava), Italy (Prosecco), and the USA. Sample some of the world’s most affordable, and refreshing white wines – perfect for weddings, graduations and warm-weather entertaining. Ages 21 and up only. 3 SESSIONS

Thurs, Apr 12-Apr 26, 7-9 pm
Fee and Code: $89, XGENG 056

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