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MiraCosta College Offers Community Ed and Workforce Development Courses in June

San Diego County CA— MiraCosta College’s Community Education and Workforce Development Program is offering the following not-for-credit courses this spring:

Introduction to Microcontroller Programming

How would you like to learn how to program a robotic arm? In this 24-hour class, students will build a robotic arm, write code to program movement, and program an app to control the robotic arm wirelessly. In this hands-on class, students learn electrical and mechanical concepts, arduinos, coding/programming, how to apply these high-tech applications for other uses. Fee: $200. Location: Technology Career Institute, 2075 Las Palmas Dr., Carlsbad. Time: Tuesdays & Thursdays, 6/6–6/29, 5:30–8:30 p.m.

Introduction to Jewelry Making

In this course, you will be introduced to four different jewelry techniques. This includes basic stringing and repairs, macrame, wire work and seed bead stitching. You will walk away with four different bracelets and the ability to make these for family and friends. Fee: $85. Early Bird Special $75 (register before 5/27).

Location: MiraCosta College, 1 Barnard Dr., Oceanside, Room 3609. Time: Saturdays, 6/3–6/24, 9 a.m.–12 p.m.

All About Pants Sewing Workshop

All levels are welcome. A wardrobe including casual, tailored, and luxurious pants will always be an important part of the fashion scene. Learn to choose the type of pants that are best for your figure type and how to get the most perfect fit! The instructor will teach how to cut, mark, and sew the classic style pants. The instructor will do demonstrations from 9:30 a.m.–12:30 a.m., followed by a short lunch break, then hands-on lab until 3:30 p.m. Fee: $65. Early Bird Special $55 (register before 5/27). Location: MiraCosta College Oceanside Campus, Room 4529. Time: Saturday, 6/3, 9:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m.

Swing Dance

No partner necessary. Learn to dance with confidence, grace, and style. This is a great class to brush up or to learn new dances. This session, we are exploring one of the most popular partner dances, the swing dance! Fee: $89. Early Bird Special $79 (register before 5/25). Location: MiraCosta College San Elijo Campus, 3333 Manchester Avenue, Cardiff, Room 204. Time: Thursdays, 6/1–7/13, 6:30–7:30 p.m.