There's a wide range of evening classes starting at Lews Castle College over the next few weeks.
For example, if you love to cook and experiment with new flavours then you can join Kenny MacKay on his tour of world food.  You will create dishes such as Vietnamese spring rolls, Mexican beef empanadas and Spanish orange and almond tart.  The course is tailored to suit all levels of cooking and Recipes for all dishes will be provided and the food can be enjoyed together at the end of the class or taken away.
Kenny recently moved to Lewis from Glasgow where he worked at some of the city’s best restaurants including the Ubiquitous Chip and the award winning Stravaigin where he was head chef for over three years.
Or, should you be baffled by your Apple smart-phone or tablet, then there is Derek Maclean's course on using an iPad and/or iPhone.  This will show you how to use iPhones or iPads safely in an informal easy way.  This will include: installing Apps; using Social Media; backing up to the iCloud; tracking your device remotely; and using Apple TV.
Then there is Interior Design for Beginners with Kate MacDonaldÖhave you ever thought of doing something different with that spare room?  Have you got a creative streak but are afraid of making expensive decorating mistakes?  Then during this ten-week course you will discover the fundamental principles of interior design and learn how to develop your own personal style and be inspired to use colour with confidence.
For seagoing types, there is Ken Kennedy's RYA Day Skipper course leading to certification which proves you understand basic weather, navigation, berthing and anchoring procedures and so on.
Or, if you want to be avoid being baffled by Internet geeks, there's Web Design with George Banks which covers the skills and techniques needed to create your first website. This course will help you to understand how a web page works. You will know how to create a hosting account and domain name for your website. You will know how to use a web editor to make your website.  You will be able to create links and images for your website and publish your website online.
And for those jobs where super-glue will really not suffice, there's Welding Skills with Roddy Ferguson.  That involves general manual metal arc welding practice on mild steel plate ranging from 3-10mm, various joint designs and MIG/MAG welding practice. Individual requirements can also be catered for.
And there's loads more, too!  See