ALL Chilli Supper Sept. 27

The Academy of Lifelong Learning is hosting its first annual Chilli Supper on Sunday, Sept. 27 from 11:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. at the Temple B’rith Sholom Social Hall, 1004 S. 4th St. Springfield’s very own Les Eastep, an ALL member known in the community for his chilli, will be the chef for this event! Stop by Community Education office to buy a ticket for $7! Or, buy several to give away to friends and family!

Registration still open for College for Kids Sessions 2 & 3

College for Kids Session 1 begins today. Registrations are still being accepted for CFK in Session 2 (July 13-16) and Session 3 (July 20-23). CFK is open to students who have completed grades K-8 . Sessions run 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. CFK offers students hands-on learning experiences in the arts, math, science, technology and more. Call 786.4905 for more details.

College for Kids in July

Students who have completed grades K-8 will get a taste of college in July. College for Kids is taking place on campus the weeks of July 6-9, July 13-16 and July 20-23 from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Students who have completed grades K-8 will participate in hands-on learning experiences in the arts, math, science, technology, culinary and more.

College for Kids needs recyclable materials

College for Kids is in need of recyclable materials for several classes this summer. Donations of clean 20-oz green plastic soda bottles, 16-oz clear plastic bottles, 2 liter plastic bottles and shoe boxes are greatly appreciated! Items can be taken to the Community Education office, Millennium 1135.

Community Education day trips available; employees receive discount

Community Education has seats available for upcoming day trips. LLCC employees receive a discount. Japanese Lantern Festival at Missouri Botanical Gardens on June 27 from 1:30-11:30 p.m. Cost to employee only: $65 (includes dinner). Course code is CEW 120-ALL48.  Foodie Friday in St. Louis on July 10 from 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Cost to employee only: $45 CEW 120-ALL05. For more details visit

Midday yoga being offered this summer

Midday yoga is a perfect lunch hour treat! Community Education is offering an eight-week course for all levels, beginners or advanced. The class meets Wednesdays, June 10-July 29 from 1-2 p.m. Cost is $79; course code CEW 802-01A. Register today through WebAdvisor.

Also, Community Education is always looking for new classes and new instructors! Proposals are being accepted for spring 2016! Please contact Jamie Stout at

Have a food question? Email it to

Want to know the best way to cook an Easter ham? Is it OK to heat extra virgin olive oil? Why did my yeast rolls fail to rise? What is an easy and delicious butter cookie recipe?

If you have cooking and baking questions, send them to Epicuriosity 101 is a new column written by LLCC’s Nancy Sweet, Marnie Record and Jay Kitterman for the State Journal-Register food page. Every fourth week they will answer questions that are emailed to that address. It’s a great opportunity to learn and improve your skills in the kitchen! Watch for their column every Wednesday in the SJ-R.

Community Education offers Midday Yoga class

Community Education is offering Midday Yoga, an eight-week course designed for any interest level. Please wear comfortable clothes, and bring a yoga mat. Class meets Wednesdays, March 25-May 13 from 1-2 p.m. in the Trutter Center and cost is $80. Register through WebAdvisor or call 62292. Course code: CEW 802-01B

LLCC’s Culinary Institute hosts Academy Tea

LLCC’s Culinary Institute hosted 30 young women at the 33rd Annual Dr. Betty Shabbazz La Petite Delta Academy Tea, sponsored Teaby the Springfield Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta. LLCC adjunct instructor Lesa Schaive gave a presentation on the history of teas and etiquette. LLCC hospitality student Kimsimone Manning is a former member of La Petite Delta and assisted as a hostess.