Cultural and Life Enrichment


About PCC's Cultural and Life Enrichment Program

  • Cultural & Life Enrichment are designed to promote personal growth and life enrichment. This may include courses in leisure activities, non-vocational skill development, learning a new language, discovering a new talent, arts & crafts, media techniques, wellness activities and much more.


Spring 2018 Schedule




Instructor: Shirley Thobe

Tuesdays, 2:00pm – 5:00pm

February 20th & 27th, 2018 (2 classes)

Learn about the properties and preparations of sheep’s wool and spinning the wool into yarn. Students will learn about the equipment needed to work with fiber and the use of a spinning wheel to make the yarn. By class end you will have made a 2-ply skein of yarn. Spinning wheels for use and all materials are provided. $50.00 (two 3 hour classes) space limited.

Pamlico Heritage Center or PCC Delamar Auditorium



Instructor: Karen Dodd

Thursdays 1:00pm – 4:00pm

January 18th – February 15th, 2018 (5 classes)

March 15th – April 12th, 2018 (5 classes)

Individuals can decide on possible and unique projects i.e. bags & purses, table runners, baby quilt, sweat shirt jacket etc., using various quilt patterns & techniques. If you enjoy the company of others while learning - this is your class!

$55.00 (5 classes) *plus materials*

(machine required - not experience)

PCC Delamar Auditorium



Instructor: Diana Peterson

Pre-requisites: Basic T’ai Chi

Tuesdays 3:30pm – 5:00pm

January 9th – March 13th, 2018

Oriental Town Hall

$55.00 (10 classes)



Instructor: Diana Peterson

Pre-requisites: Basic T’ai Chi

Tuesdays 3:30pm – 5:00pm

March 20th – May 22nd, 2018  

Oriental Town Hall

$55.00 (10 classes)



Instructor: Claire Pittman

Goals for this class: to sharpen writing skills and to have fun in the process! You will learn how to develop your creativity, study a variety of techniques, engage in numerous exercises to kick-start your poem and receive feedback on your work in a supportive atmosphere.

Thursdays, March 8th – April 26, 2018

2:00pm – 4:00pm, $45.00 (8 classes).

PCC Johnson Building Rm. 121



Instructor: Diana Peterson

Seated muscle toning & joint lubrication for strength,

balance and stability.

Breathing techniques for relaxation,

stress reduction and meditation.

Thursdays 10:30 am – 11:30 am

January 11th – March 16th, 2018 (10 classes)

March 22nd - May 24, 2018 (10 classes)

$35.00 (10 classes)

Oriental Town Hall



Instructor: Suzanne Burchfiel

Learn a new technique and design every time

Wednesday 6:00pm – 8:30pm

January 17th, February 7th, March 7th, April 11th, May 9th.

PCC Johnson Building

$35.00 per session (materials are included in price)



Instructor: Bobby Hurff of Peace Soldier Band & Productions

Mondays 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

March 5th – April 16th (6 classes)

April 23rd – May 28th (6 classes)

PCC Johnson Bldg. Library

$97.00 per session (6 classes)



Instructor: Simon Spalding of The Bears, Tuppence & Casablanca bands.

Wednesdays, PCC Johnson Building Library

January 10th – February 14th, 2018 (6 classes)

February 21st – March 28th, 2018 (6 classes)

$85.00 per session (6 classes per session) Instrument required.

  • UKULELE - 10:00 am – 11:00 am
  • VIOLIN/FIDDLE – 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
  • MANDOLIN or BANJO – 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm



Instructor: Howard Nelson

Students learn to construct & play the “DIDDLEY BOW”, a guitar made out of a cigar box.

All materials are included in class fee.

Thursdays 4:00pm – 5:30pm

Dates TBD

$55.00 per session (5 classes per session) *materials are included*

Pamlico County Heritage Center



Instructor: Craig Welling

Learn to play the strategic and social card game – BRIDGE!

Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday

January 16th, 17th & 18th, 5:30pm – 7:00am



Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday

January 23rd, 24th & 25th, 5:30pm – 7:00pm.

This is a no-cost course. PCC Johnson Building Library



Instructor: Barb Drexler

Students will learn ceramic terms and the use of assorted ceramic tools.

Each student will complete 4 projects using various ceramic finishes on each piece. This class is offered to both beginners and experienced individuals.

Wednesdays 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm                                                             

January 17th – February 14th (5 classes)

February 28th – March 28th (5 classes)

April 11th – May 9th (5 classes)                   

$70.00/session (5 classes/session)                     

**Only a cleaning kit and brushes must be purchased by students -

all other materials are included in the cost**

Classes held at instructor’s studio - Kil “N” Thyme Ceramics



Instructor: Sheryl McNair

This is an exciting time of the year when beautiful waterfowl return from their northern breeding grounds to winter here with resident and migrant songbirds as well as many hawks and owls.

First class will meet in the PCC Johnson Building at 9:00am for a slide show, discussion of birding optics and techniques with a short field trip afterwards. Subsequent classes will be held in the field with early morning meeting times.

Tuesdays, January 9   – January 30th

$35.00 per person (4 classes)  



Instructor: Sheryl McNair

This is another exciting time of year when the resident and returning birds ramp up for the nesting season. Viewing capabilities include numerous species in full breeding plumage i.e. the breathtaking warblers and other songbirds that migrate here from the tropics and fill the environment with songs of love. Busy birds of all categories are promised.

First class will meet in the PCC Johnson Building at 9:00am for a slide show, discussion of Spring migration, birding optics and techniques with a short field trip afterwards. Subsequent classes will be held in the field with early morning meeting times.

Tuesdays, March 20th – April 10th

$35.00 per person (4 classes)



Instructor: Terry Bobbin, PGA Professional

Players will learn the basic rules in the game of golf.

The proper techniques for successful Driving, Chipping and Putting.

The last lessons will consist of the actual play of golf holes.

Students will be rewarded with a complimentary 9 holes of Golf Certificate upon successful completion of the class.

Mondays & Tuesdays 4:00pm – 5:30pm

March 19th – April 10th  

$64.00 per person (8 classes)

Maximum 8 Students 16 years old through Senior Adults.


REFIT® - Free!

Instructors: Yolanda Cristiani and Kacy Forbes

REFIT® is a workout program that is structured around cardio-dance movements, toning and flexibility, strength training and stretching.  REFIT® uses value positive, energetic, and family-friendly music in multiple genres and is designed for all shapes, sizes, and fitness levels. 

These FREE classes are offered most Tuesdays 6:00pm – 7:00pm in the Delamar Center Auditorium. Class schedules are listed on "REFIT® Pamlico" on Facebook, or call Yolanda at 828-421-7981.



Instructor: Michele Musella BSN, MSN, Doctor of Integrative Medicine 

A series of interactive discussions about health and creating mind, body and spirit balance. Sessions include information on tools available to achieve wellness using various therapies and natural healing strategies i.e. Aromatherapy, Acupressure, Ayurveda etc.

Johnson Building Rm. 121


ROADMAP This class provides an overview and explanation of the wellness therapies offered in this series.

January 11th, 6:00pm – 8:00pm, $10.00 (1 class).


AROMATHERAPY The art, science and use of ESSENTAIL OILS with In depth information on therapeutic kit building for healing as well as hands on blending and product creation.                                                  

January 18th, 25th & February 1st, 6:00pm – 8:00pm, $65.00 (3 classes).


VIBRATIONAL HEALING This class is a review of the use and health promotion of BACH FLOWER ESSENCES, COLOR, GEMSTONE & HOMEOPATHIC therapies.                                                                       

Thursdays, February 15th & 22nd, 6:00pm – 8:00pm, $45.00 (2 classes)


ACUPRESSURE & AURICULAR ACUPRESSURE This class entails the mapping of Meridian Lines on the body & ear providing guidance to massage points to treat specific health issues.

Thursdays, March 1st & 8th, 6:00pm – 8:00pm, $45.00 (2 classes). 


AUYURVEDA An ancient Indian system PREVENTIVE MEDICINE addressing health and dietary issues pertaining to each DOSHA.

Thursdays, March 15th & 22nd, 6:00pm – 8:00pm, $45.00 (2 classes)


INTRODUCTION TO REIKI An informative peek into the practice and history of Reiki including an abbreviated treatment.    

Wednesday, February 6th, 6:00pm – 8:00pm, $25.00 (1 class)

Wednesday, March 6th, 6:00pm – 8:00pm, $25.00 (1class)


**Cultural and Life Enrichment classes are self-supporting and require a minimum number of students with fees being non-refundable after the first class. All classes require pre-registration and are subject to cancellation due to low enrollment.**





January 18th, February 15th, March 15th & 29th, April 19th, May 17th& 31st.


6 pm until ♫  PCC Delamar Auditorium STAGE


Musicians of all levels gather to share song and camaraderie in a relaxed and open atmosphere. Pick, play, sing, or just listen!      


 ♫ Free and Open to the Public ♫                                                                            


Still to come! Conversational Italian, French and Spanish, Wine Appreciation, Ballroom & Line Dancing, Modeling Skills for Poise and Self-esteem, Cake Decorating, Digital Photography and much more i.e. guest authors, lecturers, art exhibits, demonstrations…


Join the Cultural & Life Enrichment Instructors “Club of Distinction”…!


If you would enjoy sharing a talent, hobby or skill with enthusiastic students who are often of like mind and vast experience themselves then… Come on down to the “Little College That Could” and be a part of a stress-free and fulfilling experience!


For more information and possible schedule changes contact:

Denise Meyerson ~ 252-249-1851 Ext. 3113, 252-617-1376,


Pamlico Community College does not discriminate in its educational programs, activities, or employment on the basis of sex, age, disability, race, color, national origin, sexual orientation or religion.