Oakton Community College news for the week of Aug. 16, 2012
Updated: August 20, 2012 1:16PM
Fundraiser at Arlington
Enjoy a day at the races when the Oakton Educational Foundation hosts its annual “Oakton at Arlington” fundraiser starting at noon Aug. 25 at Arlington Park. Proceeds from this event support the Student Scholarship Fund.
Guests will enjoy a fabulous luncheon buffet and open bar. In addition, the silent auction features something for everyone. Sports fans will find Cubs and Bears tickets, as well as autographed photos of athletes. Travel aficionados can bid on trips to Las Vegas, London, New York and Paris. Other items include an Xbox Kinect, jewelry, theater tickets and restaurant gift certificates.
Arlington Park is at 2200 W. Euclid Ave., Arlington Heights. Tickets for “Oakton at Arlington” are $85 (general seating) and $100 (window seating). Call the Educational Foundation at (847) 635-1893 for more information.
Enjoy the waning days of summer by enrolling in an Oakton Alliance for Lifelong Learning class.
Comprehensive Word Processing (COF A25-C01) — This course covers the use and application of basic word processing functions. Sixteen-week course meets 6:30-10 p.m. Tuesdays starting Aug. 21 at Oakton’s Skokie campus, 7701 N. Lincoln Ave. Course fee is $311.
Sheet Metal Layout and Fabrication (AIR A01-C01) — Learn the methods of laying out and fabricating sheet metal ducts and fittings generally used in heating and air conditioning installations. Sixteen-week course meets 5-10 p.m. Thursdays starting Aug. 23 at Oakton’s Des Plaines campus, 1600 E. Golf Road. Course fee is $415.
Bonsai: Beginner Basics and Fundamentals (BOT E37-01) — Discover the principles and techniques to appreciate and participate in the art of bonsai. Each session includes a detailed lecture and assistance with design, styling and wiring. Six-week course meets 1-4 p.m. Sundays starting Aug. 26 at the Chicago Botanic Garden, 1000 Lake Cook Road, Glencoe. Course fee is $179.
Survey of Electronics (ECT A03-C01). Learn the fundamentals of electricity and electronics through experimentation and demonstration. Fifteen-week course meets 6-8:50 p.m. Mondays,starting Aug. 27 at Oakton’s Des Plaines campus. Course fee is $281.
Java Programming (FIT B11-C01) — Develop the knowledge needed to write object-oriented interactive, business-related applications and applets using the Java programming language. Fourteen-week course meets 6-9:50 p.m. Mondays starting Aug. 27 at Oakton’s Des Plaines campus. Course fee is $420.
All students will be charged an $8 non-refundable processing fee at the time of registration. For a complete Alliance for Lifelong Learning class schedule, including registration and fee information, visit www.oakton.edu/all, or call (847) 982-9888, press 3.