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Wilbur Wright College

4300 N. Narragansett

If you have a bug in your ear for beekeeping, Wright College offers an eight-week class for just $59. The instructor, a professional beekeeper, will take the sting out of making your own honey or even starting your own hive. You'll also learn how to release the queen in the presence of all those worker drones. There are other Wright classes on unusual topics, including Screwball Comedies and Zumba Water Exercise. And serious career changers can sign up for instruction that leads to certification as a private investigator, a phlebotomist, or an EMT. —Sarah Louise Klose

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