Continuing Education Special Events

The Ups and Downs of Dining a la Downton

Join us for this visit to an Edwardian Manor House; both above and below stairs. Learn from The Butler and the Head Cook about menus, preparation, and service and have many lovely treats included in the bargain. Presented in costume with period tools and historic recipes, Mrs. Eaton and Mr. Howe will be at your service for this opportunity to feel as though you have “walked into the show.” Tea and dessert will be served during the performance.

Wednesday, November 5 · 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

The Freight Room at DeKalb County Community Foundation · $49


Visit Eight Countries in One Day!

Egypt • Australia • Madagascar • Ukraine • Peru • Bhutan • Costa Rica • Ireland

Enjoy music, authentic food, crafts for children and DIY activities for adults. Make a working boomerang,
sample traditional Ukrainian borscht, listen to indigenous Australian music and much more!

Wednesday, November 19 · 9:30 am - 3:30 pm · Kishwaukee College Library Atrium · No Charge

Learning for Life Art Show

Meet the artists and enjoy the beautiful artwork created by the Opportunity House students currently enrolled in the Learning for Life Visual Thinking Strategies III and IV classes. Learning for Life is a partnership between Opportunity House, Inc. and Kishwaukee College

Wednesday, October 8 · 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm · Opportunity House · No Charge

Small Business Digital Marketing Breakfast

Feeling like you can't keep up with online marketing? The Small Business Digital Marketing Breakfasts are an opportunity to explore the latest and greatest online technology. Each is a unique networking opportunity which joins local business owners, home-based businesses, marketers, entrepreneurs, bloggers and anyone else interested in the online marketing movement. Each session will have a speaker, panel, or work session lead by experts in the field. Make the most of the first 45 minutes of your workday! Digital Marketing Breakfasts are free of charge. Pre-registration is not required. For more information visit

Thursday October 9, November 13, and December 11, 2014 · 7:45 - 8:30 am · Room A1247 · No Charge


Gardener's Pathway - Save the Date

The 2015 Gardener’s Pathway theme is 15 Years and Growing! Mark your calendar for this premier event which will feature keynote addresses by, U of I Extension Educator, Greg Stack and Amanda Thomsen, author of Kiss My Astor. The event is scheduled for Saturday, February 28 at Kishwaukee College. More information will be available in early January.


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