Up by the Bootstraps

UNLV’s Division of Educational Outreach, like all community education programs everywhere, is a quirky haven for the unconventional, the bluntly practical and the unabashedly random. But this year’s catalog outdoes itself in capturing the zeitgeist. Here is your rags-to-riches roadmap:

Oct. 12—Get Paid to Shop and Run Errands

Oct. 15—Sell Your Stuff on eBay

Oct. 22—Making a Living Without a Job

Oct. 22—Establish Yourself as an Expert

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Thu 1 Bored with frozen dinners, takeout and pizza deliveries? Spice things up with lessons from Creative Cooking School of Las Vegas (1). The school offers hands-on Kid and Teen Chef camps and a variety of classes focusing on wine, healthful cooking, pastry baking and cuisines of the world. Tonight, chef Michael Anderson hosts The Cooking of Italy: From Tuscany to Sicily. (6-9 p.m. 7385 W.