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25 Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources SPECIAL INTERESTS Look for unique classes for a variety of interests offered just for you! Kids Learning Carpentry (age 11–14) Curious about carpentry? Learn the basics using various hand tools to make a small crafted box. Build your confidence, learn how to be self- sufficient, understand safety, and learn to respect your tools. Carpentry promotes creativity and develops hand-eye coordination. It truly has something for everyone! Location: Middle Creek Community Center Instructor: Kids Learning Carpentry Fees: $35(R) $46(N) (1 class) 127646 Thu Sep 19 4–5:30 p.m. 127647 Thu Oct 17 4–5:30 p.m. 127648 Thu Nov 14 4–5:30 p.m. 127649 Thu Dec 19 4–5:30 p.m. Babysitting Safely (age 11–14) Become a prepared and knowledgeable babysitter! Learn first aid and safety, CPR overview, how to use an EpiPen, and understand developmental stages. Following a written and skills test, you will receive a completion certificate. Instructor is a registered pediatric nurse. Location: The Hive Instructor: Maria Mekeel Fees: $50(R) $65(N) (1 class) 127909 Sat Nov 9 8:45 a.m.–1:45 p.m. Teen DIY Holiday Gift Making (age 11–17) Join us for a fun night of do-it-yourself (DIY) Christmas gifts! Your DIY gifts are sure to holiday cheer to everyone on your list this year. Location: Herbert C. Young Community Center Instructor: Maggie Witter Fees: $12(R) $16(N) (1 class) 127038 Tue Dec 3 7–8 p.m. NEW! SAT Prep Class— Reading & Math! (age 14–17) Join us for instruction of SAT math and reading concepts, SAT problem solving, and test taking strategies. Build your confidence with practice tests and see a possible gain of 100–200 points on the SAT. Class time is equally divided between reading and math per session. PSAT students are welcome to attend to get a head start on preparation. Location: Herbert C. Young Community Center Instructor: Bobby Picha Fees: $199(R) $229(N) (4 classes) 127066 Sat Sep 7–Oct 5 2–5 p.m. (no class Sep 14) 127067 Sat Nov 2–23 2–5 p.m. Parent/Student Show Me the Money— Finance 101 (age 11–17) Learn the basics of money management: financial goal setting, credit card management, saving and investing, taxes, and net worth. These are valuable skills that you will use for the rest of your life. Bring your calculator! Location: Herbert C. Young Community Center Instructor: Alex Ade, NCSU Graduate (Masters in Accounting) Fees: $17(R) $22(N) (1 class) 127063 Sat Nov 9 1–3 p.m. 127064 Sat Dec 14 1–3 p.m. Your College Quest Guide (age 12 & up) Get a head start and learn the critical decisions required to successfully navigate the college search, as well as the selection and application process. Receive practical advice on key topics including course selection for college readiness; extracurricular activities; campus visits; PSAT/SAT/ ACT exams; application essays and more. Register only one family member. Location: Herbert C. Young Community Center Instructor: Tom Wyrick Fees: $7(R) $9(N) (1 class) 127650 Sat Sep 21 12:30–2:30 p.m. Location: Middle Creek Community Center 127019 Sat Oct 26 12:30–2:30 p.m.

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