Special Interest


You Ought To Be In Pictures

Tom Waclawik, accountant turned actor

Always wanted to be on the big screen? Here’s your chance to learn how to become a movie or tv “extra” and make some ‘extra’ money. Our instructor has appeared in movies with Al Pacino, Tom Hanks, Robert DeNiro and Leo DiCaprio. He has been on movie sets directed by Martin Scorsese, Clint Eastwood, Steven Soderbergh. His TV appearances include Madam Secretary, Law and Order, The Good Wife, Homeland and more. There are over 50 shows filming in NYC this year. Find out how to get on the set, or in commercials. It’s easier than you think and you don’t need acting experience. Ages 18 and up welcome.

Wed, Jun 5, 6:30-8:30 pm
Fee and Code: $39, XPERS 281

Instant Star On Instagram

Patricia Hart Zackman, professional photographer

If you love taking photos of your adorable pet, this fun workshop is for you. Whether you are new to Instagram or just want to up your game, join professional photographer Pat Zackman and gain tips on taking the best pix, including lighting and composition. Pat will walk you through creating an Instagram account and getting the most out of hashtags, filters, edits, captions and stories. Is there a star in your household that can steal the spotlight? Let’s create an account for that furry feline or precocious canine and get them followers. 2 SESSIONS

Sat, Jun 22 & 29, 10:30 am-noon
Fee and Code: $49, XPERS 291

Selling On E-Bay And Craigs List 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 E-Bay and/or Craig’s list, Etsy, Letgo. Instructor David Carlon, is an experienced E-bay Power Seller. Join this class for beginner to intermediate E-Bay users. Learn, step by step, how to make money the fun and easy way.

Sat, Jun 29, 9:30 am-12:30 pm
Fee and Code: $55, XPRAG 094

Intro To Flight: Everything You Always Wanted To Know About Air Travel But Were Afraid To Ask

An “I Always Wanted To” Opportunity. No matter how much we travel, most of us remain amazed by the wonder of flight. Don’t miss this unique opportunity to explore the world of aviation followed by a private in-flight experience (for 1 or 2) with an FAA certified instructor. Attend two Lincroft campus classroom sessions introducing concepts of discovery, aerodynamic principles, airplane systems, flight environment and communication and more. Following class, you have the option to register with Eagles View Aviation and schedule a follow-up private flight (for 1 or 2) to take place at Monmouth Executive Airport in Farmingdale at a deeply discounted rate of $149 per person.

Thurs, Jul 18 & 25, 7-8:30 pm
Fee and Code: $49, XPRAG 132



Julia Zapcic, co-founder, producer, podcaster, Shared Universe Podcast Studio

Learn about the podcasting craze with professional podcasters and have fun doing so! Begin with the history of podcasting, then explore the current explosion in the field. Finally, try podcasting for yourself with a hands-on experience. Everybody gets to leave with a podcast of their own adventure! Ages 18 and up.

Wed, July 17, 6-9 pm
Fee & Code: $49 XPERS 290

Pet Therapy Training And Certification

Kelly M. Keeney, Owner, Compassionate Canines Training

Therapy dogs and their handlers provide comfort and companionship to those in need. Our certified trainer uses hands-on positive reinforcement techniques to guide you and your dog toward certification as a pet therapy team. Teams must pass evaluation on the last day of class in order to be certified. Once certified, you may enroll with Caregiver Canines, a non-profit agency providing in-home therapy visits to the elderly as well as any facility that allows pet therapy visitations. Note: Dogs must be at least one year old, current on all vaccines, and have a basis in obedience of Sit, Down, Stay, Come, and Loose Leash Walking. Proof of vaccinations is required in advance. If you have questions about your dog or the program, please contact Compassionate Canine Training at 5 SESSIONS

Sat, July 20-Aug 17, 9-10:30 am
Fee & Code: $299, XPERS 293
Plus $20 evaluation fee, payable to instructor, and $50 annual registration fee to The Bright & Beautiful Therapy Dogs, Inc. after certification. Tuition does not include these fees.

From Treetop To Tabletop – Essential Woodworking

Ready to explore the artistry and craft of woodworking? It’s time to get started, no more excuses! Monmouth County’s School of Woodworking, The Wood Joint, has the perfect class for you. Expert craftsman Bruce Hogan and his trusted apprentice, Melanie Viani, will take you through a hands-on introduction to woodworking. You will learn basics of milling, characteristics of wood, use of machinery and safety. You’ll put that knowledge into action by creating your own cheese serving board. Class meets at The Wood Joint a state of the art workshop (3300 Shafto Rd Unit C, Tinton Falls). All supplies are included. 4 SESSIONS

Sec 1: Tues, Jul 30-Aug 20, 10 am-noon
Sec 2: Tues, Sep 3-24, 10 am-noon
Fee and Code: $229, XPRAG 125

Gemology 101

Hillary Spector, GIA, GG (graduate gemologist, former instructor, 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 aquamarine, a blue topaz, and a blue sapphire. Spark your interest and hear about effective paths to a career in gemology. Instructor 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. 4 SESSIONS

Mon-Thurs, Aug 5-8, 5:30-9 pm
Freehold Campus
Fee and Code: $229, XPERS 270

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