Plus 50 Lifelong Learning
2019 Plus 50 Expo
Thank you for making this year's event a success!
Plus 50 Sites and Programs
In addition to courses offered at various Wake Tech campuses and sites, we offer programs at senior centers, community and recreation sites throughout Wake County:
|Apex Community Center||919-249-3402||53 Hunter St, Apex, NC 27502|
|Cary Senior Center||919-469-4061||120 Maury Odell Pl, Cary, NC 27513|
|Cedar Fork Community Center||919-463-7100||1050 Town Hall Dr, Morrisville, NC 27560|
|Eastern Wake Senior Center||919-365-4248||323 Lake Drive Wendell, NC 27591|
|Garner Senior Center||919-779-0122||205 E Garner Rd, Garner, NC 27529|
|Knightdale Recreation Center||919-217-2232||101 Lawson Ridge Rd. Knightdale, NC 27545|
|Northern Wake Senior Center||919-554-4111||235 E Holding Ave, Wake Forest, NC 27587|
Become an Entrepreneur
You may have dreamed of starting a business or turning hobbies or volunteer work into a money-making operation. Wake Tech's Small Business Center and Entrepreneurship Initiatives programs have resources to help get you started. Talk with an SBC advisor (live and in person!) in a free, confidential session, any time questions arise.
Retired to Re-hired!
Going back into the workforce can be daunting: You may wonder about your tech skills or generation gaps in the workplace - or you may be seeing a challenge you haven't identified yet. Wake Tech's Career Transitions Forum is a great place to start. This unique, weekly series of lectures and networking activities brings professionals together to share ideas and experience in a supportive environment.
Course Details & Registration Information
- become familiar with native plants, shrubs, trees for protective shelters.
- learn to invite wildlife while creating a safe environment for both humans and animals, while also learning to deter pests safely.
- become familiar with organics to enhance environment and assist wildlife.
- become aware of all types of weather-related detergents and learn to act safely with proper provisions.
- learn to recognize types of soil and mulch.
- learn to recognize types of feeders and provide water sources for all via ponds, streams or rain gardens.
- Native plants, shrubs, trees for protective shelters.
- Pollinators plants such as asclepius (milkweed) and trout lily plants.
- How to invite migratory birds and stay-at-home birds using special seeds and covers for nesting purposes.
- Recognize types of feeders and provide water sources for all via ponds, streams or rain gardens. Water sources are discussed, including rain barrels.
- Types of wood to use and eliminate that is toxic.
- Soil and mulch. Toxic petroleum created in mulch along with dyes.
- Leave limbs, grass clippings for shelters. Build and leave already built nests for return of birds next season.
- Use small spaces for foraging, nesting and roosting.
- Eliminate the use of pesticides, herbicides and other toxins.
- Organics used to enhance the environment and assist wildlife.
- Deterring pests safely.
- Weather-related detergents and safety .
- Feeders and types of suet, including homemade.
- Birds and habitats
- Hazards as reflective glass, globes and toxic plants.
- How to invite wildlife while creating a safe environment for both humans and animals.
- Attendance 100%