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St. Norbert College Language Services to Hold May Workshops

From St. Norbert College, April 9, 2015
by Erich Wegenke, erich.wegenke@snc.edu, 920-403-3089

St. Norbert College Language Services will present a variety of culture workshops and cooking classes over the month of May. The workshops, which are open to the general public, are listed below.

Understanding Somali Culture & Tradition workshop: Saturday, May 2, 10 a.m.-noon on the St. Norbert College campus. The workshop will be led by Hamida Amarreh, who came to the United States from Somalia 14 years ago and has since
 obtained certificates in gender and women's studies, conflict management and crisis intervention, and in interpreting four languages (English, Arabic, Somali and French). The cost of the workshop is $30 per person. The registration deadline is April 24.

Polish Heritage workshop: Tuesday, May 5, 6-8 p.m. on the St. Norbert College campus. Workshop participants will learn about Polish culture and experience in northeast Wisconsin, led by Polish native Malgosia Daughtery. The cost of the workshop is $30 per person. The registration deadline is April 26.

Basics of American Sign Language workshop: Monday, May 18, 6-8 p.m. on the St. Norbert College campus. Instructor Ann Blainski will teach workshop participants the American Sign Language alphabet, as well as a selection of basic words and phrases. The cost of the workshop is $30 per person. The registration deadline is May 11.

Custards and Pate a Choux… the Making of Éclairs and Cream Puffs cooking class: Thursday, May 28, 5-7:30 p.m., on the St. Norbert College campus. St. Norbert College chef Patrick Norman, a graduate of Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts in Portland, Ore., will teach workshop participants how to make pate a choux and puff pastry, two classic and versatile French pastries, and how to make a variety of savory and sweet recipes using those pastries. The cost of the workshop is $40; the registration deadline is May 19.

To register for any of these workshops by phone, call 920-403-4075; to register online, visit http://www.snc.edu/languageservices/ and look for each event. For more information, contact Kristina Reignier at Kristina.reignier@snc.edu.