26 ILR 55+ Registration opens December 5, 2022 NEW REC141 Mixology: The Basics of Cocktail Tools, Ingredients and Recipe Development 1 session, 2 hours | 21+ | Learn from Tenth Ward Distilling Company’s mixology experts and become a cocktail aficionado from home. By the end of this interactive two hour course, participants will be able to use and identify standard mixology tools such as shakers, strainers, jiggers and more; know the building blocks of a standard cocktail; understand how cocktail ingredients such as simple syrups and garnishes are prepared; and identify a number of classic cocktails. Participants will also have the opportunity to craft and enjoy their own cocktail and taste and learn about a number of complex cocktails developed by the Tenth Ward team. Note: Must be 21 to register. Course will meet off campus in an in-person environment. Instructor: Tenth Ward Distilling Co. Option 1: 5-Digit Number: 24500 | Wed. 7:00 - 9:00 p.m., 1/18 Location: Tenth Ward Distilling Co. | Fee: $34 Option 2: 5-Digit Number: 24501 | Wed. 7:00 - 9:00 p.m., 5/17 Location: Tenth Ward Distilling Co. | Fee: $34 NEW REC140 Spirits Sensory Class 1 session, 2 hours | 21+ | Learn how the pros nose, taste and evaluate spirits. Students will be taught how to taste and smell whiskies, gins, and other liquors. They will also learn tricks and techniques to determine faults and know what makes a good bottle of spirit. Students will participate in a sensory analysis of two spirits and get to take home proprietary flavor wheels and evaluation techniques developed by some of the top experts in the industry. Note: Must be 21 to register. Course will meet off campus in an in-person environment. Instructor: McClintock Distilling Option 1: 5-Digit Number: 24709 | Thu, 7:00 - 9:00 p.m., 2/16 Location: McClintock Distilling | Fee: $34 Option 2: 5-Digit Number: 24710 | Thu, 7:00 - 9:00 p.m., 4/27 Location: McClintock Distilling | Fee: $34 ILR575 Butterflies in the Field 1 session, 2 hours | 55+ Summer is a great time to see butterflies in Maryland. With cooperative weather, we may see a dozen or more species. Expect up close viewing and plan to take plenty of pictures. Transportation will be provided by the student. Please bring your own water and be prepared for some moderate walking. Rain Date: Friday, June 9 Note: This tour will be conducted at a location to be determined closer to the course date. Students will be required to provide their own transportation. An email will be sent with trip details one week prior to the course date. Instructor: Kathy Barylski 5-Digit Number: 24545 | Wed, 2:00 - 4:00 p.m., 6/7 Location: Off Campus | Fee: $22 ILR959 Beginning Birding 3 sessions, 6 hours | 55+ This class will equip you with the knowledge and resources to get started on the wonderful hobby of birding. Spring is the perfect time to join the birding craze. Be ready to stalk some warblers, enjoy the trapping woodpeckers, and admire our raptors. Note: Course will meet on campus in an in-person environment. Instructor: Kathy Barylski 5-Digit Number: 24546 | Thu, 1:00 - 3:00 p.m., 3/2 - 3/16 Location: Conference Center/E138 | Fee: $64 ILR968 Discover a Season 1 session, 2 hours | 55+ Discover the progression of a season across Frederick County. Every aspect of nature progresses at its own pace. We’ll meet on-site at a different location for each class to experience a different aspect of the season. Wear proper shoes and dress for the weather. During the course, you will walk about one mile over easy terrain. Students are required to provide their own transportation to the trail walk site. Note: Tour location is pending. Students will be required to provide their own transportation. An email will be sent with trip details one week prior to the course date. Instructor: Kathy Barylski Option 1: Spring Birds 5-Digit Number: 24542 | Thu, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., 3/30 Location: Off Campus | Fee: $22 Option 2: Fleeting Flowers of Spring 5-Digit Number: 24543 | Thu, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., 4/6 Location: Off Campus | Fee: $22 SCIENCE & NATURE FOOD & COOKING Evening Offering | Not yet retired? We offer classes during evening hours to better suit your schedule.