Posted Online: Oct. 04, 2012, 9:54 am

Black Hawk College Digest for October 7

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Kids, ages 4-15, are invited to jump into Black Hawk College swim school. The next sessions begin Oct. 17 (Wednesday nights) and Oct. 20 (Saturday mornings). Cost is $38 for six classes. For more information, call 309-796-5601.
BHC closed Oct. 8 for Columbus Day

All Black Hawk College locations and facilities will be closed Monday, Oct. 8 in observance of Columbus Day. The college will re-open Tuesday, Oct. 9.

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Learn how to market, promote small business

Small business owners will learn the fundamentals of marketing and which mediums of advertising and promoting are best suited for their type of business in the Black Hawk College class, "How to Market and Promote a Small Business."

The class will be from 9 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 13 at the Illinois workNet Center, 4703 16th St., Suite G, Moline. Cost is $50.

To register, call 309-796-5714.

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Kids can learn to swim at BHC

New six-week sessions of Swim School for youths begin Oct. 17 and Oct. 20 at Black Hawk College in Moline.

Youths ages 4-15 can learn how swim or improve their skills at the BHC Community Aquatic Center. Choose from:

Wednesdays –7:15-8 p.m.

Saturdays – 9:15-10 a.m., 10:15-11 a.m. or 11:15 a.m. to noon

Cost is $38. To register, call 309-796-5601. For more information, visit www.bhc.edu/aquatic.

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BHC community education classes offer variety of subjects

Register now for fall community education classes through Black Hawk College Professional and Continuing Education.

Seats are still available in the following classes:

A Comparison of Two Presidents: Abraham Lincoln and Jefferson Davis (Golden Scholars program) – Thursday, Oct. 18 at 11:30 a.m.

Advanced Floral Design – Wednesdays, Oct. 17 to Nov. 7, from 5:45-8 p.m.

Learn to Use Your Digital Point & Shoot Camera – Tuesday & Thursday, Oct. 16-18, from 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Mandarin Chinese Culture – Mondays, Oct. 22 to Nov. 19, from 6-8:30 p.m.

Sensational Soiree – How to Throw the Perfect Party – Wednesday, Oct. 17 from 5:30-8:30 p.m.

Stained Glass – Intermediate, Lead – Thursdays, Oct. 18 to Nov. 29, from 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Tracing Your Ancestors – Thursdays, Oct. 18 to Nov. 8, from 5:45-7 p.m.

Watercolor Painting Fall Landscapes – Mondays, Oct. 15 to Nov. 5 from 9:30-11:30 a.m.

For more information or to register, call 309-796-8223 or visit www.bhc.edu/pace.

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Learn PowerPoint, Excel, Windows 7 with BHC classes

Need to upgrade your computer skills? Black Hawk College offers a variety of computer classes for varying skill levels.

Upcoming classes include:

PowerPoint – Friday, Oct. 19 from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Intro to Excel – Wednesdays, Oct. 17 to Nov. 14, from 7:15-8:45 p.m.

Windows 7 – Wednesdays, Oct. 17 to Nov. 14, from 5:45-7:15 p.m.

All classes will be at the college's Outreach Center in East Moline.

For more information or to register, call 309-796-8223.