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Classes

Call Center to sign-up. Sign-up For Classes at the Center or by calling: 715-839-4909 Please sign up in advance as soon as possible. Some classes may be canceled due to lack of interest. Also, they may have pre-requisite information and supply lists. Payment is required upon sign-up for class. If signing-up by phone, payment must be received in 1 week. Fees are non-refundable unless the Center is able to fill your spot, or the Class has been canceled. Please refer to page 6 for computer class descriptions.

 

 

Classes offered for the month of  May:

 

 

**Tai Chi 8 Form Class Tai Chi provides many of the physical benefits of other types of exercise including strength, flexibility & balance. This low impact exercise requires mental focus and provides regular, deep breathing. It’s slow, flowing movements make it one of the best stress relievers available & is meant for persons with little to no experience.

Tues., May 2-30 1:30-2:30pm $5m/$7.50nm Presenter: Charlene Wu/Qiaoling Zeng

 

**Computer Level 1 This is a 6 week class for a person with little experience or in need of a refresher course. Using Windows computers topics include basic computer components and operation, the mouse, keyboard and introduction to Microsoft Notepad and Microsoft Wordpad; organizing files and folders, basic Internet. If you have NO computer experience, consider taking Pre-Level One Class before this class. *Note-this class does not cover E-mail.

Wed., May 3-June 7 1:30-3:30pm $25m/$37.50nm Presenter: Tom Harmon

 

**Beginning Watercolors If you have never painted in watercolor and have always wanted to learn how, this is your chance! The very basics of this art medium will be explored and beautiful creations will happen. Come and experience a new adventure in art and have fun while making new friends. Request supply list from Senior Center office.

Thursdays, May 4-June 8 1:30-3:30pm $20m/$30nm Presenter: Judy Proett Bell

 

**ebay Practice If you have taken the Beginner ebay Class from the Senior Center or have previous ebay buying or selling experiences, would like time to practice under the supervision of an experienced ebay seller and have an email account, consider taking this class.

Tues., May 9 & 16 9:30-11am $10m/$15nm Presenter: Cheryl Corbin

 

**Mushroom Garden Pots Create a whimsical mushroom to add interest to your garden, using terra cotta pots, paint and glue mixed with a lot of laughter. All materials are supplied.

Tues., May 9 10-11:30am $20m/$25nm Presenter: Rhonda Cooke

 

**Container Gardening Learn tricks for raising vegetables and flowers in containers. Bring a friend & be prepared to toss out some of your ideas. When it comes to gardening, most of us are beginners even after 6 or 7 decades. There is always something new to learn for everyone. Somebody will usually be here to answer your questions or tell you where to look for an answer.

Wed., May 10 1-3pm $1m/$1.50nm Presenter: Bob Stitts

 

**Candle Making Class Make a candle using soy wax and a container. Materials provided. If you have a favorite container bring it along!

Mon., May 15 1:30-3:30pm $10m/$15nm Presenter: Laurie Lyne

 

**ebay Class Learn how to buy or sell on e-bay and do it safely. Pre-requisites for class are basic computer skills, some experience with internet and have an email account.

Tues., May 23, 30 & June 6 9:30-11am $20m/$30nm Presenter: Cheryl Corbin

 

 

Classes offered for the month of  June:

 

**Acrylic Painting for Beginners Try your hand at Acrylics during this beginner’s class. Supplies needed: Cloth for table, paper, canvas any size, at least 3 colors you like, at least three size brushes.

Mondays, June 5-26 9-11am $20m/$30nm Presenter: Jan Balow

 

**Grandparents, Grandkids, Good Deeds and a Great Time Bowls will be decorated and given back to Feed My People to be used as a part of the community support for the Empty Bowl Fundraiser. Bring $1 per person donation to help defray the cost of the painting materials so that all money raised can go to feed hungry people. Kids 4yrs+ EACH PERSON MUST BE REGISTERED TO PARTICIPATE.

Tues., June 13 1-3pm $1m/$1nm Presenter: Ruth Lundblad

 

**Advanced Line Dance Join us for an Advanced Line Dance Class and learn new dances. This is a 3 week class, not a beginner class.

Wed., June 14 1-2pm $16m/$24nm Presenter: Carol Campbell

 

**AARP Smart Driver Course The AARP Driver Safety Program exists to help older drivers update their knowledge and skills, prevent traffic crashes and violations and maintain mobility and independence. This is a classroom refresher, which covers age-related physical changes, declining perceptual skills, rules of the road, local driving problems and license renewal requirements. Graduate may receive discounts on auto insurance premiums.

Thurs., June 15 9am-1pm AARPm$15/AARPnm$20 Presenter: Paula Hendrickson

 

**How to Write a Memoir: Packaging the Past for the Future Want to write an essay for your children and grandchildren that reflects you and your struggles and is not a diary or lecture? To write a meaningful memoir, join this hands-on class with an accomplished author and award-winning teacher.

Thursdays, June 22, 29 & July 6 10-11:30am $15m/$22.50nm Presenter: Cecelia Zorn, PhD, RN, Novelist, University of WI-Eau Claire Emerita

 

**Bread 101 Overcome yeast anxiety with this class on basic yeast bread! Plunge your hands into the dough and learn to mix and knead bread that’s successful every time. You’ll learn shaping techniques, understand how different ingredients and yeasts affect the outcome of your loaves and bake with confidence. The class will show you how to make bread by hand as well as how to use a mixer for easy bread any time.

Thurs., June 22 12:30-3:30pm $30m/$40nm Presenter: Rebecca Flynn