Porterville College

PC unveils new Community Education offerings

Don’t miss out! There is still time to register for a Porterville College Community Education course. Community Education courses are designed to meet the needs of the community. These non-credit courses are designed to provide learning and enjoyment in a friendly, worry-free environment at a reasonable cost.

Current offerings include: Exercise for the Community, Holiday Cooking, Notary Public and Zumba. Pre-registration is required for all classes.

Exercise for the Community

Looking for all the perks of a gym without the sign-up fees? Porterville College is offering Exercise for the Community Monday through Thursdays from 7 to 8 a.m. or 8 to 9 a.m. in the PC Fitness Center starting Jan. 19 through May 12. Cost is $80 per person. This class is open to the public. Prior registration is required.

Holiday Cooking

Overcome the stress of preparing holiday meals by taking a three-hour class at Porterville College. Let PC Chef Pierce Thomas teach you how to prepare a stress-free meal that everyone is sure to love. Class takes place from 9 a.m. to noon Friday, Dec. 18 in the Student Center Cafeteria. Learn to prepare baked apples, apple strudel, crème brulee, and more. Cost is $35. This class is open to the public. Prior registration is required.

Notary Public

Are you approaching your commission expiration date? To avoid having a break in your commission, register for your State Notary class today. Why spend all day renewing your commission? As a commissioned Notary, you qualify to take our 3-Hour Refresher Course from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Jan. 21 at Porterville College in SM-125. Notaries who are being re-commissioned may arrive at 8 a.m. and sit in on the entire course. The standard class takes place from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 21 in Room SM 125. Cost is $70 plus exam fee. Prior registration is required. For the exam, please bring a $40 check or money order to class made payable to “Secretary of State.”


Looking to lose weight, and have fun? Zumba is a Latin-dance based fitness phenomenon that has been sweeping the nation. The class combines intervals of fast and slow rhythms with low-impact, high-energy dance moves. Each dance has a repetitive set of moves that are easy to follow so everyone can do them. Class starts Jan. 25 and goes through April 11, every Monday and Wednesday from 6 to 7 p.m. in the Student Center Conference Room. Cost is $60. This class is open to the public. Prior registration is required.

To register for classes, go to www. porterville.asapconnected.com or visit the PC website at www.portervillecollege.edu. You can also register in person at the Porterville College Admissions and Records Office, 100 East College Avenue in Porterville. For more information please contact Sam Aunai at (559) 791-2308 or email communityed@portervillecollege.edu.

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