beekeeping classContinuing & Community Education at CCEast

Learn a new skill. Get to know your computer. Dance. Get fit. Stretch yourself. Do it all without leaving East Lewis County.

Fall 2019 Community Education

Adult Special Interest classes are designed for learning new skills and information in a non-credit, non-graded, relaxed setting. Tuition is offered at a reduced rate.

Community Speaker Series (Aka Lyceum Lecture Series)

 3110ASI       063R               1-1:50pm          Th          MOR 101     Schinnell

The Lyceum Lecture Series consists of weekly from 1-2 p.m. Thursdays throughout fall quarter at CCEast.

You may register for the credit-bearing class or sign up for the non-credit section and attend the lectures for your own learning and enjoyment. (The class fee is $25.) Or, if you only plan on attending one or two of the lectures, simply drop in and enjoy! For more information or to register, call 360-496-5022.

  • Sept. 26 - Indian Himalayas: Wildlife & Culture with Tom Kogut, Photographer & Wildlife Biologist
  • Oct. 3 - Getting Started in Beekeeping with Susanne Weil & Peter Glover, Lewis County Beekeepers’ Association
  • Oct. 10 - Local History: Taytnapam in the Upper Cowlitz Basin with Rick McClure, Archeologist & Historian
  • Oct. 17 - People & Culture of Nepal: A Mountain Guide’s Perspective with Charlotte Austin, International Mountain Guide/Adventure Writer
  • Oct. 24 - Talking Trash and Recycling Responsibly with Melanie Case, Lewis County Solid Waste Recycling Program
  • Oct. 31 - Striving Toward Zero Waste Everyday with the WSU Lewis County Master Recycler Composters 
  • Nov. 7 - Rafting the Grand Canyon with Steve Caskey, Local Adventurer 
  • Nov. 14 - Civil Conversations in an Angry Age with David Smith, Humanities Washington 
  • Nov. 21 - Hospice: Debunking the Myths with Patti Craig, Nurse Liaison, Assured Hospice

Evening Lectures at the Roxy Theater

The following lectures, sponsored by Centralia College East and the Centralia College Foundation, have been scheduled at the Roxy Theater in Morton and are free and open to the public. (Donations will be accepted, to be shared between the Roxy Theater and Friends of Centralia College East Scholarships.) No registration is needed. Come join us!

  • 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 7 - Ever Wild: A Lifetime on Mount Adams wtih Author Darryl Lloyd What binds a person’s soul to a mountain? Growing up on a ranch at the base of Mount Adams, Darryl Lloyd devoted his life to learning the mountain, observing the ebb and flow of its glaciers, photographing the play of light, wandering through meadows and old-growth forests, hiking boulder strewn slopes and scaling ice falls… showing the way to those who have followed. Come hear his stories and see the photos that span seven decades. Lloyd will have copies of his book available for purchase and signing following the lecture.
  • 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 17 - Climbing Mount Everest: Behind the Scenes of the World’s Tallest Mountain with Charlotte Austin, International Mountain Guide Have you ever wondered what it would be like to stand on the summit of the world’s tallest mountain? Charlotte Austin, International Mountain Guide who has guided more than a dozen Himalayan expeditions, returned to Nepal to summit Mount Everest in May of this year! Come witness her experience through her first-hand stories and photographs.
  • 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 14 - Civil Conversations in an Angry Age with David E. Smith, Humanities Washington At what point does a conversation become a battle? Why do some opinions inflame our emotions, leading to anger, fights, and even the end of relationships with family and friends? Smith takes a deep look at those moments when civility breaks down and explores how we can have meaningful, respectful conversations on difficult topics like politics, religion, and morality.


3104ASI       011R               4:30-5:30pm    Th          MOR 108      Johnson

An exercise class designed to teach breathing with movement, body mechanics, balance, coordination, spatial awareness, strength, and flexibility. (Most exercises are done on mats on the floor.) Class fee $25.

Middle Eastern Dance

3105ASI       014S               6:30-7:30pm    T            MOR                Nixon

Learn and practice dance postures, flexibility, and dance movements traditional to Middle Eastern cultures. Discover rich and varied music and movement inherent in Middle Eastern dance. Dress for exercise. The class meets at the Tiller Art Center in Morton. Class fee $30.

Better Bones and Balance

3106ASI       015R               9:30-10:30am  TTh        MOR 101          Jones

OSU Bone Research studies have shown this exercise program can significantly slow loss of bone density in adults of all ages as well as improve balance, flexibility, coordination, muscle tone, and overall body fitness. Class fee $35.

Student Success

3107ASI       033R4             9-10:20am        TTh        MOR 108        Barnes

The study of behavior, personality, self-management, and self-development as it relates to academic, personal, or workplace goals. Class fee $55.

Safety & Fitness

o8  3108ASI       038R3             3-4:20pm          Th          MOR 101      Johnson

An exploration of current personal health issues and a presentation of contemporary approaches to obtaining and maintaining a high level of wellness. This class is a hybrid and includes online components. Class fee $45.

Understanding Windows

o8  4241ASI       034R               4:30-6pm          TTh        MOR 112          Kiehn

An introduction to the Windows work station operating system, this course will cover the fundamentals of Windows, including the taskbar, start menu, recycle bin, file management, printing, saving, etc. (This is a good course for beginners or those who are looking for a refresher.) Class fee $45.


701 Airport Way
PO Box 87
Morton, WA 98356
360-496-5022 / 360-623-8925