12/9/2008


NICEVILLE---The spring '09 schedule of PRIME TIME personal enrichment classes at Northwest Florida State College is now available on the college's web site at www.nwfstatecollege.edu/schedule and at all college locations, area chambers of commerce and public libraries. Open to adults of any age, PRIME TIME non-credit classes start in January, February and March and range in price from $5 to $75.

All PRIME TIME courses are designed for leisure learning with no grades or tests given. Classes focus on computers, health, foods, politics, arts, gardening and more. New courses include: Drawing Workshop, Jewelry Making, Conversational Spanish, Botany for Gardeners & Naturalists, The Stuarts: The Last Legitimate Kings of England, Holocaust Literature, and several new Lunch & Learn seminars.

Most PRIME TIME courses are offered at the college's Niceville or Fort Walton Beach campuses. Lunch & Learn courses entitled "Digital Cameras", "Senior Financial Potpourri", and "Timothy Thomas Fortune: A Northwest Florida Maverick" will be offered at Rutherford's 465 in Regatta Bay, Destin. The Chef's Choice series will feature various restaurants including Carrabba's Italian Grill in Sandestin, Pranzo in Fort Walton Beach, and Commander's Palace and McGuire's in Destin.

Registration begins January 14, 2009 at the NWF State College Niceville campus from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. in the College Mall, Building K and from 10:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. in Building C. Registration at all other college sites begins January 15 and continues at all NWF State College locations until classes start or are filled. Individuals who have previously enrolled may register by web at www.nwfstatecollege.edu starting January 14, 2009 at 9:00 a.m. First time students should enroll in person.

Participants receive the benefits of regular NWF State College students, including use of the library, access to special events, and free parking. For information, call 729-6084 or 729-6085. PRIME TIME offices will be closed December 22 to January 4 and will re-open January 5, 2009.

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