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Adult Education The excitement continues…… After more than 50 years of providing educational opportunities for adults in our community, we reached a monumental mark of serving over 11,000 registrants last year. We kept you in mind while putting together our Fall quarter lineup of classes and even had to expand our brochure by eight pages to be able to offer you our standards along with over 50 new classes! Check out our new Home Improvement section that includes everything from home repairs to organizing your space and floral design. We are even offering FREE classes in our Fitness and Dance section so you can try them out before you enroll. Also check out the expanded cooking section. Roll up your sleeves and bring containers for leftovers, these are hands on classes- from Thai to tailgating, chocolate to lefse...You won’t leave hungry!! We hope there is something for everyone….if you don’t see what you want, give us a call. Join us!

MCPS Adult Education Division Director

Building Locations Building addresses where classes are held: Administration Building ............................................................... 215 South Sixth West Big Sky High School ........................................................................3100 South Avenue Chief Charlo . .......................................................................................... 5600 Longview Cold Springs ...................................................................................... 2625 Briggs Street CS Porter . ...................................................................................... 2510 Central Avenue Dickinson Lifelong Learning Center..................................................... 310 South Curtis Hawthorne................................................................................................... 2835 S 3rd W Hellgate High School.............................................................900 South Higgins Avenue Hellgate Elementary............................................................................... 2385 Flynn Lane Lewis and Clark .....................................................................................2901 Park Street Lowell ..................................................................................................... 1200 Sherwood Open Way Mindfulness Center.......................................................................702 Brooks Paxson ..............................................................................................................101 Evans Rattlesnake...................................................................................... 1220 Pineview Drive Russell...........................................................................................................3216 Russell Sentinel High School ................................................................ 901 South Avenue West Seeley Swan High School . ............................................ 456 Airport Road, Seeley Lake Washington ......................................................................................... 645 West Central

Missoula County Public Schools Board of Trustees Superintendent: Alex Apostle, Chairperson: Toni Rehbein Trustees: Scott Bixler, Adam Duerk, Debbie Dupree, Jenda Hemphill, Kelley Hirning, Rick Johns, Drake Lemm, Thomas Orr, Nancy Pickhardt, Jim Sadler, Joe Toth



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Table Of Contents

Adult Basic Education................34 ESL ......................................35 Even Start..............................35 Arts & Crafts...............................27 Beading..................................27 Painting ................................28 Calligraphy............................28 Drawing.................................29 Stained Glass.........................29 Sculpture................................29 Business & Career.......................16 Real Estate Prelicensing........16 Starting Your Own Business 16 Certificate Programs ..................36 Communication...........................31 Publishing..............................31 Relationships.........................31 Computers...................................4 Beginning Computer.............4 Hardware & Maintenance.....5 Microsoft Office....................6 Mac Computers.....................8 AutoCAD..............................8 Web Programming................9 E-Bay.....................................10 Quickbooks............................11 Cooking.......................................23 Customized Training...................11 Fitness & Dance..........................39 FREE Fitness Intro Classes...39 Mind & Body Fitness............40 Pilates....................................42 Aerobic & Strength...............42 Dance.....................................45 GED Testing Information...........35 Geology & Field Trips................22 = Day Classes

Health & Safety...........................14 Medical Office Essentials......14 Chairside Dental Assistant....14 First Aid & CPR....................14 Holiday Classes...........................26 Home Improvement....................18 Organization..........................18 Flowers and Gardening.........19 Decorating.............................20 Repair and Maintenance........20 Languages...................................15 Spanish..................................15 French....................................15 Sign Language.......................15 Massage & Relaxation................38 Music..........................................23 Voice.....................................23 Piano......................................23 Guitar.....................................23 Night High School......................35 Parenting.....................................32 Families First Classes............33 Personal Wellness.......................38 Massage.................................38 Healthy Living.......................38 Photo Editing..............................12 Photography ...............................12 Program Information...................46 Refund Policy..............................46 Registration Form.......................47 Senior Classes.............................37 Sewing........................................30 Special Interest . .........................30 Mastering the Tarot...............30 Feng Shui..............................30 Trade & Technical......................21 = Evening Classes

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Computer Classes Beginning Computer Slow & Easy Does It..... Keyboarding & Computer Training for the Beginner Did you get a computer and are not sure how to turn it on or what all those pictures on the screen are for? Does that mouse scare you? Practice hands-on typing and getting control of the mouse. Learn the home row keys and special keys on the keyboard. Learn how to point, click and drag the mouse. This is a great class to prepare you for future computer classes. 8 hrs F08-001 Mon & Wed, Sep 15-24 Kay Nelson

Dickinson 1-3 pm $38

Getting Started with Windows In this class you’ll learn everything you need to know about basic Windows operation, including navigating windows, using the start menu, working with files and folders also learn how to customize Windows and work with applications and accessories. Prerequisite: Intro to PC or equivalent skills.

Windows Vista M08-008 Mon & Wed, Aug 18-27 Kent Nelson

Dickinson 6:30-9:30 pm $62

F08-004.1 Tues & Thurs, Oct 7-16 Kay Nelson

Dickinson 1-4 pm $62

Designed for those with little or no typing/ keyboarding experience. Learn to type alphabetic and numeric keys by the touch system on personal computers while drilling for speed and accuracy; composing at the keyboard; and formatting material, letters and reports. 20 hrs

F08-004.2 Mon & Wed, Oct 13-22 Kent Nelson

Dickinson 6:30-9:30 pm $62

F08-002 Tues & Thurs, Sep 16-Oct 16 Nicki Roe

Windows XP

Beginning Keyboarding

Dickinson 6-8 pm $89

Introduction to Personal Computers An introductory class for those who need to know how to use a computer in a business or personal setting. This class is a handson introduction to the equipment and basic skills needed to be a savy computer user. Topics covered will be: demonstration and discussion of computer hardware, basic internet navigation, and discussions of the various types of software/programs commonly used. 12 hrs F08-003.1 Tues & Thurs, Sep 23-Oct 2 Kay Nelson

Dickinson 1-4 pm $53+Text

F08-003.2 Mon & Wed, Sep 29-Oct 8 Kent Nelson

Dickinson 6:30-9:30 pm $53+Text

F08-003.3 Mon & Wed, Oct 27-Nov 5 Kay Nelson

Dickinson 9 am-noon $53+Text

F08-003.4 Tues & Thurs, Dec 2-11 Jarrett Heintz

F08-004.3 Mon & Wed, Dec 1-10 Kay Nelson

F08-005.1 Tues & Thurs, Oct 21-30 Kay Nelson F08-005.2 Mon & Wed, Oct 27-Nov 5 Kent Nelson

Dickinson 9 am-noon $62

Dickinson 1-4 pm $62 Dickinson 6:30-9:30 pm $62

Internet and E-mail Basics for Senior Citizens Along with other seniors, you will learn to surf the Net! Discover the hidden treasures of the Internet and how to communicate with e-mail. You will learn how to e-mail friends and family, browse websites of your interest, search for information, download upgrades, and freeware and how to get help! Join us in this interactive hands-on class to keep you afloat when using the Internet. 16 hrs F08-006 Mon & Wed, Sep 29-Oct 22 Kay Nelson

Dickinson 1-3 pm $68

Dickinson 6:30-9:30 pm $53+Text

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Computer Classes File Management Bootcamp ATTEN....TION!! Learn how to organize your computer - even better than your closets! Do you want to understand how and where your computer saves your pictures, music and Microsoft Word Documents? Do files somehow disappear on your computer? Come and learn the in’s and out’s of saving and how to find lost or misplaced files. You will master shortcuts to save you time and reduce the clutter on your computer. Let’s Get Organized! 4 hrs

Windows Vista F08-007 Wednesday, Nov 5 Kay Nelson

Dickinson 1-5 pm $27

Windows XP M08-009.1 Wednesday, Aug 20 Kay Nelson F08-008 Mon & Wed, Nov 17-19 Kent Nelson

Dickinson 1-5 pm $27 Dickinson 6:30-8:30 pm $27

Making Movies with Windows XP If you have Windows XP, you already have Microsoft Movie Maker, the program that makes creating professional-quality movies fun and easy. You can create inspiring movies from photos with narration and music to play at graduations and weddings. You can also edit your existing video to show only the best parts. Add special effects, titles, credits, photos, background music, sound effects, and more to turn your pictures into truly entertaining digital movies. Windows Skills Required. 5 hrs F08-009 Tues & Thurs, Nov 4-6 Kay Nelson

Dickinson 9:30 am-noon $29

Crashproof Your Computer What do Spyware and dustbunnies have in common? They can slow or crash your computer. Learn how to prevent or remedy most basic computer problems: human, hardware, software, and viruses. Topics include minor cleaning techniques, drive maintenance, and virus detection and removal. 4 hrs F08-010 Wednesday, Oct 1 Kay Nelson

Hardware & Maintenance Basic Computer Repair and Maintenance Are you having problems with your computer and want to fix it yourself? Have you ever thought of building your own computer? If you can answer YES to any of these questions, then this course is for you. No prior computer knowledge or experience is necessary. This course is designed for individuals who are having computer problems or are considering upgrading equipment. You will become familiar with computer terminology, learn how to fix minor hardware and software problems and install your own upgrades. You may even be able to bring your computer in for repairs! 15 hrs F08-011 Tuesdays, Oct 21-Nov 18 Axel Sorensen

Dickinson 6:30-9:30 pm $64

How to Build Your Own Computer Every wanted a computer built your way? In this class, we’ll teach you how to do exactly that. This hands-on class will teach you how to select components, purchase what you need, and put it all together. Now you can have the computer you’ve been looking for. Prerequisite: Intermediate computer skills. 10 hrs F08-012 Saturdays, Oct 4-11 Jarrett Heintz

Dickinson 9 am-2 pm $46+Text

Introduction to Mobile Technology Are you tired of lugging around an expensive phone that you have no idea how to use? Are you ready to master on-the-go business? Learn the basics of personal digital assistants, cell phones, and portable music players. This class will walk you through the most common mobile electronics including Windows Mobile devices, iPods, Blackberrys, and Palms. Prerequisite: Intro to PC or equivalent skills 6 hrs F08-013 Mon & Wed, Sep 22-24 Jarrett Heintz

Dickinson 6:30-9:30 pm $21

Dickinson 8 am-noon $27

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Computer Classes Using Word For Correspondence For Seniors Do you love writing letters? Would you like to know how to use your computer to print labels, envelopes or other items that need special formatting? This introductory course will cover the basic tasks you need to create and edit documents, use different fonts and change margins. Basic computer skills required. 12 hrs

Microsoft Word Series Getting Started with Word Experience the power of word processing and discover formatting features that will enhance your documents. This class will introduce document creation and editing, basic character, paragraph and document formatting, and printing. 6 hrs

Word 2007 F08-014 Tues & Thurs, Oct 21-30 Kay Nelson

Dickinson 9 am-noon $57

F08-016 Friday, Sep 19 Kay Nelson

Dickinson 9 am-4 pm $40

Word 2003 F08-017.1 Friday, Nov 7 Kay Nelson F08-017.2 Mon & Wed, Nov 10-12 Kent Nelson

Dickinson 9 am-4 pm $40 Dickinson 6:30-9:30 pm $40

Continuing Word Topics Once you have mastered the basics in Getting Started with Word, continue on to more advanced topics and learn how to use Word to its fullest capacity. Classes are at Dickinson and taught by Kay Nelson. 3 hrs

Creating Newsletters in Word 2007 F08-018 Friday, Sep 26 9 am-noon $25

Using Graphics in Word 2007 F08-019 Friday, Sep 26

1-4 pm $25

Working with Long Documents in Word 2003

Microsoft Outlook F08-020 Friday, Nov 14 9 am-noon $25

Getting Started with Outlook 2007 Do you want to get organized? Microsoft Outlook 2007 can help you organize everything from your e-mail to your personal address book. Topics covered will include managing your inbox items, keeping track of your contacts, scheduling personal activities, and working with tasks to organize your business and personal life. 6 hrs F08-015 Friday, Oct 17 Kay Nelson

Using Styles & Templates in Word 2003 F08-021 Friday, Nov 14

1-4 pm $25

Dickinson 9 am-4 pm $40

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Computer Classes Microsoft Excel Series Getting Started With Excel

Microsoft Access Series Getting Started with Access

Turn hours of calculating into seconds of amazement as Excel performs your calculations! This class will cover the creation and editing of worksheets, absolute and relative cell addresses and simple character formatting and printing. 6 hrs

Experience the new streamlined user interface that enables you to quickly and easily get things done in Access 2007. Access can help you track information, integrate data and generate custom reports. In this beginning level class you will learn the basics about tables, queries, forms and reports. 6 hrs

Excel 2007 M08-013 Tuesday, Aug 19 Kay Nelson

Dickinson 9 am-4 pm $40

F08-022.1 Friday, Oct 24 Kay Nelson

Dickinson 9 am-4 pm $40

F08-022.2 Tues & Thurs, Sep 16-18 Patricia Gauci

Dickinson 6:30-9:30 pm $40

Excel 2003 F08-023 Friday, Nov 21 Kay Nelson

Dickinson 9 am-4 pm $40

Access 2007 M08-011 Thursday Aug 21 Kay Nelson

Dickinson 9 am-4 pm $40

F08-028 Friday, Oct 3 Kay Nelson

Dickinson 9 am-4 pm $40

Access 2003 F08-029 Friday, Dec 12 Kay Nelson

Dickinson 9 am-4 pm $40

Continuing Access Topics Continuing Excel Topics Once you have mastered the basics in Getting Started with Excel, continue on to more advanced topics and learn how to use Excel to its fullest capacity. Classes are at Dickinson and taught by Kay Nelson. 3 hrs

Working with Charts in Excel 2007 F08-024 Friday, Oct 31 9 am-noon $25

Customized Formatting and Drawing Tools in Excel 2007

Once you have mastered the basics in Getting Started with Access, continue on to more advanced topics and learn how to use Access to its fullest capacity. Classes are at Dickinson and taught by Kay Nelson. 3 hrs

Create User Friendly Forms and Reports in Access 2007 F08-030 Friday, Oct 10 9 am-noon $25

Switchboards and Macros in Access 2007 F08-031 Friday, Oct 10

1-4 pm $25

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F08-025 Friday, Oct 31

1-4 pm $25

Linking and Combining Spreadsheets in Excel 2003 F08-026 Friday, Dec 5

9 am-noon $25

Creating Forms & Macros in Excel 2003 F08-027 Friday, Dec 5

1-4 pm $25


Mac Computer Classes Mac Computer Introduction to Mac Computers Got a new Mac and don’t know what to do with it? This class is a hands-on introduction to the equipment and basic skills needed to be a savvy Mac user. Topics covered will be: demonstration and discussion of computer hardware, basic Internet navigation, and discussions of various types of software/programs commonly used with Mac computers. 12 hrs F08-032.1 Mon & Wed, Sep 29-Oct 8 Jim Reid F08-032.2 Tues & Thurs, Sep 16-25 Phil Koski

Dickinson 9 am-noon $54+Text Dickinson 6:30-9:30 pm $54+Text

Getting Started with Mac OS X Learn the basics of Mac OS X--Topics covered include: working with and organizing files, customizing your computer and workspace, troubleshooting and maintaining Mac OS X, and browsing the Internet. Prerequisite: Intro to Mac Computers or equivalents skills. 12 hrs F08-033.1 Dickinson Tues & Thurs, Sep 30-Oct 9 6:30-9:30 pm Phil Koski $54+Text F08-033.2 Mon & Wed, Oct 13-22 Jim Reid

Dickinson 9 am-noon $54+Text

Introduction to iPhoto Create lasting treasures from your digital photos. This class familiarizes you with the basic features of MAC’s iPhoto and introduces you to new features in iPhoto ‘08. iPhoto offers you many ways to enhance and share your digital photos, whether you have 100 images or 100,000. With iPhoto you can quickly import and organize photos, improve or enhance them and order or make your own prints. Learn how to use iPhoto to create slideshows, books, calendars, cards, as well as how to e-mail photos, use them as screensavers and publish photo albums to your web gallery for others to view or download. 9 hrs F08-035.1 Tues & Thurs, Oct 14-21 Phil Koski

Dickinson 6:30-9:30 pm $45

F08-035.2 Mon & Wed, Oct 27-Nov 3 Jim Reid

Dickinson 9 am-noon $45

AutoCAD Introduction to AutoCAD

This class will help you quickly create your first documents, spreadsheets and slideshows using iWork. iWork ‘08 includes three applications that will integrate seamlessly with your Mac experience including: Pages-The word processor and page layout application. Numbers-Powerful, compelling spreadsheets made easy and Keynote-Cinema-quality presentations for everyone. 6 hrs

This class is designed to teach the primary functions of computer aided drafting and provide a solid foundation in the use of the world’s leading drafting software. This class begins with getting comfortable with the AutoCAD 2007 LT drafting interface and covers basic drawing and editing commands, including text and layers. Upon completion of this class you will be able to create, edit and plot simple yet accurate drawings. Prerequisite: Building Fundamentals & Windows class or equivalent skills. 30 hrs

F08-034 Mon & Wed, Nov 10-12 Jim Reid

F08-036 Dickinson Tues & Thurs, Sep 23-Oct 23 6:30-9:30 pm Peter Costello $121+Text

Introduction to iWork ‘08

Dickinson 9 am-noon $33

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Web Computer Classes Web Design & Programming Webmaster Certificate This certificate program will take our popular web development class series to the next level! The Webmaster Certificate Program will recognize those students who demonstrate a proficiency in the topics covered in the web development classes. Besides the requirement of completing specific classes, this certificate also requires students successfully complete a website that demonstrates successful mastery of required proficiencies. Call 549-8765 for a complete list of required classes, equipment and website requirements. Cert-001 Nora McDougall

$175+Class Fees

Website Marketing and Design Thinking about getting a website but don’t know where to start? In the first half of the class you will explore the components of a website and discuss the elements necessary to design a successful website. The second half of the class will delve deeper into the actual website so you can understand what it takes to build and maintain a web presence or discuss the website with a web master. 18 hrs F08-038 Dickinson Mon & Wed, Sep 15-Oct 1 6:30-9:30 pm Nora McDougall $75+Optional Text

Graphics for the Web Did you ever wonder how the great web sites do their graphics? This class will give you an overview and experience with some of the tricks for building professional graphics for your web site. Building on your basic PhotoShop and Dreamweaver skills, you will learn to optimize graphics for the web, practice various uses of background images, work with photos and layers to create composite images and slice larger images for flexibility and faster download time. Graphic effects with CSS will be covered. Prerequisite: Photoshop and Dreamweaver. 18 hrs F08-040 Mon & Wed, Nov 3-19 Nora McDougall

Dickinson 6:30-9:30 pm $77

Website Development with Dreamweaver 8-Level I Now that you have your design completed and you understand the management issues of a web presence, it’s time to actually use the tools to develop your site. This class will take you through the steps of building your website including graphic manipulation, HTML coding and learning to use authoring software. Prerequisite: Website Marketing & Design 30 hrs F08-041 Dickinson Mon & Wed, Sep 15-Oct 15 1-4 pm Nora McDougall $122+Optional Text

Cascading Style Sheets Designing and building your website with Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) has many benefits over table construction. You may already be using CSS for font formatting but not for structure. CSS is a whole new way of thinking about the structure of your website and your individual web pages. This class will give you a basic understanding of the CSS design process. This class starts with the assumption you are already familiar with the basic Dreamweaver interface skills, as covered in Dreamweaver 1, and basic PhotoShop skills for web graphics. This class will go the next step to develop a file structure and design features for a simple CSS website. 24 hrs F08-039 Mon & Wed, Oct 6-29 Nora McDougall

Dickinson 6:30-9:30 pm $100

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Computer Classes Website Development with Dreamweaver-Level II Continue to refine your website with the use of advanced tables, layers, templates and library items for automation. You will also learn how to build forms using JavaScript with Dreamweaver and create cascading style sheets. 18 hrs F08-042 Mon & Wed, Dec 1-17 Nora McDougall

New Webmaster Certificate Program! Call 549-8765 for more information

Dickinson 6:30-9:30 pm $77

E-Bay Getting Ready to Sell on E-Bay

Web Programming As a web site owner or as a web master, it is very likely that your web site(s) will need programming. A web site with programming has functions, such as shopping carts, special graphic functions, feedback forms and many other functions. This class is designed as a hands-on introduction to a variety of web programming technologies and introduces you to the process of coding. Yes, even the non-geeky types can do it! 30 hrs F08-043 Mon & Wed, Oct 20-Nov 19 Nora McDougall

Dickinson 1-4 pm $126

It’s fun and exciting to bid and buy on eBay, but it can be even more thrilling and profitable to sell! Before you start selling there are a few things you need to know. Register as an eBay member, then sign up to be an e-Bay seller and establish your proof of identify with ID Verify and register for PayPal, which allows you to accept online payments for your e-Bay items. In this class you’ll walk through each step and get ready to sell on e-Bay. 6 hrs F08-044.1 Tues & Thurs, Nov 18-20 Kay Nelson F08-044.2 Mon & Wed, Oct 27-29 Jarrett Heintz

Dickinson 9 am-noon $32 Dickinson 6:30-9:30 pm $32

Selling on E-Bay Once you are a registered eBay member and seller, it’s time to sell your treasures! Learn how to post an item, insert pictures, and explore online payment options. Discover how to make your item stand out and techniques for taking great pictures of your item. Continue to manage your sale by answering bidders’ questions and accept payments. We will also look at shipping options, what to do after an auction ends and fees and techniques to protect yourself as a seller. 9 hrs F08-045.1 Tues & Thurs, Dec 2-9 Nelson & Eyster

Dickinson 9 am-noon $43

F08-045.2 Dickinson Mon & Wed, Nov 26-Dec 3 6:30-9:30 pm Heintz & Eyster $43

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Quickbooks Computer Classes Quickbooks Series Beginning QuickbooksPro Combine bookkeeping with practical tasks to manage and report your business transactions and fine tune your profitability. In this hands-on class you will become familiar with the workflow, enter data, use account registers, go through the EasyStep Interview and setup wizards. You will learn how to track time and expenses, set prices and report on the services and items you buy, make or sell. Topics include income and expense accounts, assets and liabilities; bank accounts and credit card charges; paying bills and billing customers; and customizing lists, forms and functions 18 hrs F08-046.1 Wednesdays, Sep 17-Oct 22 Michele Hand

Dickinson 6-9 pm $76+Text

F08-046.2 Thursdays, Oct 2-16 Michele Hand

Dickinson 9 am-4 pm $76+Text

F08-046.3 Thursdays, Oct 30-Dec 11 Michele Hand

Dickinson 6-9 pm $76+Text

QuickBooks Year End Tax Preparation Get ready for business year end reporting! Learn what tasks to perform to confirm your data is ready for the accountant, how to set up information for your employees and independent contractors prior to processing W-2 and 1099-MISC forms, and the options for giving your accountant a copy of your QuickBooks data file. 3 hrs F08-049 Wednesday, Dec 10 Michele Hand

Dickinson 6-9 pm $21

Customized and Contract Training

QuickbooksPro-Payroll Manage payroll tasks efficiently and maintain records accurately. Learn how to setup employee records, compensation, deductions and additions. Use default and custom payroll items mapped to expense and liability accounts, schedule and pay liabilities. Topics include direct deposit, W-2 and other payroll reports and forms, paying employees from timesheets and payroll costs by project. 6 hrs F08-047 Tues & Thurs, Sep 16-18 Michele Hand

Dickinson 6-9 pm $33

Quickbooks Inventory Gain an understanding of handling inventoried items using QuickBooks to enter, order, track and sell goods. You will learn how to assign a preferred vendor, set reorder points, purchase and receive inventory, adjust onhand amounts and run inventory reports. 3 hrs F08-048 Wednesday, Dec 3 Michele Hand

Dickinson 6-9 pm $21

All of our training programs can be custom designed to meet your specific training needs and will allow you maximum input on content and flexibility of scheduling. You can help determine the program content and select the location convenient to your organization. Along with the computer classes, we can conduct customized training in most of the other classes in this schedule. If you have training needs other than those listed in the schedule, we may have qualified instructors to assist you in those areas, too. For additional information, contact Jodie Rasmussen at 549-8765

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Photo Editing & Photography Classes Photo Editing Series Making the Most of Your Digital Photos Now that you have taken a few snapshots with your digital camera, discover what you can do with them in the digital darkroom. Topics covered include how to move your photos to the computer and storage options, viewing and organizing your photos, minor editing techniques and options for using and printing your photos. If you have a digital camera, bring the camera, cables, and the manual. 8 hrs F08-050 Thursdays, Sep 18 Kay Nelson

Dickinson 8 am-5 pm $43

Beginning Photo Editing with PhotoShop Elements Do you ever take a picture that is not quite perfect? Learn how to edit your digital photos using Adobe Photoshop Elements 3 to fix imperfections. We will learn how to crop, lighten or darken, change color tones, remove red eye, use selection tools, move an object from one photo to another and much more. A working knowledge of Windows is required. 18 hrs F08-051 Wednesdays, Sep 17-Oct 29 Jeremy Flesch

Dickinson 1-4 pm $81+Text

Adobe PhotoShop CS2 Level I Learn to use this premier digital graphics program’s many tools to produce great images. You’ll also learn to manipulate and improve your images and pick up timesaving tips that will help you work more efficiently. 18 hrs F08-052 Sentinel Wednesdays, Sep 17-Oct 22 5:30-8:30 pm Cindy Gaumer $81

Graphics for the Web Did you ever wonder how the great web sites do their graphics? Building on your basic Photoshop and Dreamweaver skills, you will learn to optimize graphics for the web, practice various uses of background images, work with photos and layers to create composite images and slice larger images for flexibility and faster download time. Prerequisite: Photoshop and Dreamweaver. 18 hrs F08-040 Mon & Wed, Nov 3-19 Nora McDougall

Dickinson 6:30-9:30 pm $77

Photography Series Digital Photography Certificate The Digital Photography Certificate is comprised of approximately 150 hours of photography and photo editing classes. Students enroll in the required classes separately and are awarded the certificate upon successful completion of the Portfolio. The Portfolio demonstrates your ability to capture, edit and display photographs by creating both a printed portfolio and an online gallery of 10-15 of your best images. Call 549-8765 for a complete list of required classes, equipment and Portfolio requirements. Cert-002 Kathy Eyster

$175+Class Fees

Making the Most of your Digital Camera Do all the menus confuse you on your digital camera? Would you like to feel more comfortable using all those buttons? Each week we’ll explore the common features of digital cameras. Then we will display the pictures you’ve created and talk about how to improve them using digital controls. Anyone with a digital camera is welcome. (You do not need a computer or printer to take the class. Not for digital video cameras.) Please bring your camera and instruction booklet with you to every class. 10 hrs F08-055.1 Tuesdays, Oct 28-Nov 25 Kathy Eyster

Dickinson 3-5 pm $32+Text

F08-055.2 Thursdays, Oct 30-Dec 4 Kathy Eyster

Dickinson 6:30-8:30 pm $32+Text

F08-055.3 Saturday, Oct 11 Kathy Eyster

Dickinson 9 am-6 pm $27+Text

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Photography Classes Preparing Digital Art Slides for Juried Competitions

Taking the Next Step with your Digital Camera Get even more from your digital camera in this intermediate course. Take further control of exposure, color, flash, and subject sharpness using special camera settings. Find out how to protect images from accidental deletion and share your camera photos as a TV slide show. You also learn ways to improve the design of your pictures. Bring your camera and instruction book with you to every class. NOTE: People with a full-featured digital camera will benefit the most from this course. 8 hrs F08-056 Saturday, Nov 1 Kathy Eyster

Dickinson 9 am-6 pm $27

Mastering Your Digital Camera Take charge of your pictures by learning to set the camera controls yourself. In this advanced class, we start with manual exposure, the first step to creative pictures. Then we explore ways to add variety to your pictures by blurring the background, stopping action, altering color, and changing the feeling of space. During the first half of each class we talk about the pictures you like and the pictures that didn’t turn out as you wanted and how to improve them. In the second half we talk about camera controls and equipment. NOTE: You must have an advanced camera (digital or film) with manual controls fur shutter and aperture as well as the ability to change lenses to take this course. Film cameras are also welcome. 18 hrs

Many art fairs, museums and grant foundations are now requiring artists to submit digital images of their artwork for consideration instead of traditional film slides. If you would like to increase your chances of being accepted into art shows, you can learn to improve the look of your digital artwork images in this class. We discuss the requirements for such processes as ZAPP and Juried Art Services and you will find out how to save the finished pictures in the proper digital format to preserve the color and details and how to turn digital photos into film slides. 6 hrs F08-059 Mondays, Dec 1-8 Kathy Eyster

Dickinson 6:30-9:30 pm $32

Advanced Digital Camera Expand your photography skills and creativity in this continuing course! Review the basics of manual exposure.; then move on to the Zone System for Color to get accurate exposures every time. Explore creative techniques such as selective focus and zooming a lens during long exposures. Discover the effects different lenses have on perspective. You will leave this class with great pictures and renewed confidence in your photographic abilities. 12 hrs F08-060 Tuesdays, Oct 28-Dec 2 Kathy Eyster

Dickinson 6:30-8:30 pm $37+Text

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F08-057 Mondays, Sep 15-Nov 17 Kathy Eyster

Dickinson 6:30-8:30 pm $53

Creating Better People Pictures Getting ready for your family portrait holiday card? Come to this class to learn how a few simple techniques can improve all of your people pictures. Learn how to choose backgrounds, create flattering light, pose individuals and groups and special camera settings to help you get the most from your portraits. You will also learn how to make your own card from your photographs! You can use a digital or manual camera. Bring to the first class a group and individual picture that you like from a magazine AND a group and individual picture of your own. 6 hrs F08-058 Dickinson Wednesdays, Oct 29-Nov 12 6:30-8:30 pm Kathy Eyster $22+Text


Health & Safety Classes Medical Office Essentials If you are considering a career in a medical office or hospital setting, this program may be just for you! The Medical Office Essentials program is an intensive 184-hour training program where you will develop the necessary computer skills to work in a medical office and gain an understanding of the medical-related skills, including medical terminology, billing and coding, and basic medical office procedures. Upon successful completion of the Medical Office Essentials program, each participant will receive a certificate of competency for the core areas. 184 hrs F08-061 Dickinson Mon-Thurs, Sep 15-Dec 3 8 am-noon Lisa Rae Roper & Kay Nelson $559+Texts

Basic Medical Billing-Step One Develop fundamental billing skills needed to function as an insurance specialist including HIPAA and compliance issues related to release of information. Participants will gain an understanding of health insurance plans and processing claims for: Medicare, Medicaid, Tricare, Workers Compensation and Blue Cross, and an introduction to basic medical coding. Instruction covers patient demographic requirements, completion of health insurance forms, and introduction to ICD-9, CPT, and HCPCS coding systems. Medical terminology and keyboarding skills are highly recommended. 27 hrs F08-064 Dickinson Wednesdays, Sep 17-Nov 12 6:30-9:30 pm Melanie Scott $76+Text

Chairside Dental Assistant Are you interested in taking an important step toward a promising career in the dental field? If so, consider a career as a Dental Assistant. The Dental Assistant Program emphasizes the necessary skills for you to function as an important member of the dental care team under the direction and supervision of a licensed Dental Assistant or a Dentist. You will develop a variety of skills in the classroom and classroom lab environment. This program includes Adult CPR certification. Copy of a TABE test taken within 6 months and proof of current Hepatitis B immunization are required to register. The fee for the TABE test is $10. Call 542-4015 to schedule the test. 84 hrs

Heartsaver CPR Adult/Child/Infant

F08-062 Tues & Thurs, Sep 30-Dec 18 Andrea Anderson

Dickinson 6-9:30 pm $230+Text

Anatomy and Physiology This class will cover beginning anatomy and physiology geared toward a better understanding of the human body and how it functions. The class includes an overview of elementary medical terms and general information related to physiology. If you are seeking employment in a medical office, a law office that focuses on health care issues, or are interested in improving your skills for personal purposes, this class is for you! 25 hrs F08-063 Wednesdays, Sep 17-Nov 26 Angela Listug

Dickinson 6:30-9 pm $75+Text

This Heartsaver CPR class teaches CPR and relief of choking in adults, children and infants. Upon successful completion, you will receive a Heartsaver CPR certification card. 3 hrs M08-033 Wednesday, Sep 10 Mila Nichols

Dickinson 6:30-9:30 pm $31

F08-065.1 Tuesday, Sep 16 Mila Nichols

Dickinson 6:30-9:30 pm $31

F08-065.2 Wednesday, Oct 29 Stefne Jackson-Tahta

Dickinson 6:30-9:30 pm $31

F08-065.3 Wednesday, Dec 10 Mila Nichols

Dickinson 6:30-9:30 pm $31

Heartsaver First Aid Learn how to manage illness and injuries in the first few minutes until professional help arrives. Instruction includes General Principles, Medical Emergencies, and Injury Emergencies. Includes 2-year certification card. 3.5 hrs F08-066 Thursday, Sep 18 Mila Nichols

Dickinson 6-9:30 pm $39

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Language Classes Health Classes Continued Medical Terminology

Beginning Conversational French I

If you want to work in a medical-related field or need to understand Medical terms, this class is for you. Learn prefixes, suffixes, roots and stems that are basic to the understanding of medical terms. Emphasis will be placed on definitions, usage, pronunciation and spelling of terms. 25 hrs

This class is for students new to French or for those who want to brush up on beginning conversation. Emphasis is on comprehension and speaking using games, songs, and jokes to develop vocabulary and listening skills. You will also learn the basics of getting around in French and in France. 20 hrs

F08-067 Mondays, Oct 6-Dec 15 Vicky Ecton

F08-071 Wednesdays, Sep 17-Nov 19 Pola Rest

Dickinson 6:30-9 pm $71+Text

Language Classes Spanish Made Simple Travelling to a foreign country for vacation or business? Does your new employee speak Spanish? This fun, practical language and culture class is a great way to get ready to hit the ground running! You’ll learn the basic vocabulary, grammar, pronunciation and day-to-day expressions needed to travel in comfort or communicate on the job. 20 hrs F08-068 Dickinson Mon & Wed, Sep 15-Oct 15 6:30-8:30 pm Ginny Wright Therriault $59

Beginning Conversational Spanish-Part 2 This class is designed for students who have completed the Beginning Conversational Spanish Part 1 or have some basic knowledge of the Spanish language. Emphasis will be on listening, comprehension and speaking skills using a multi-media and highly interactive conversational approach! 10 hrs F08-069 Tuesdays, Sep 16-Nov 18 Manolita Connor

Dickinson 6:30-8:30 pm $59+Text

Dickinson 6-8 pm $59+Text

Beginning Conversational French II If you have taken Beginning Conversational French OR have had some French before and want to build on your French conversation and comprehension skills, this is the class for you. We will use texts, skits, games, songs and jokes to develop vocabulary and listening skills. Exercises will be life-like including adventures like taking the Métro, buying food, and using the Intérnet. So come join the fun! 20 hrs F08-072 Thursdays, Sep 18-Nov 20 Pola Rest

Dickinson 6-8 pm $59+Text

Beginning American Sign Language This class is designed for students who have no previous knowledge of American Sign Language. ASL questions, commands, and simple sentences will be covered, leading to basic conversational skills in ASL. Information about the deaf community and its culture will be featured. 20 hrs F08-073 Mondays, Sep 15-Nov 17 Bonnie Christensen

Dickinson 6:30-8:30 pm $58+Text

Intermediate American Sign Language

Join us for an intermediate level conversational Spanish class designed for those who have completed the three part beginning conversational Spanish series or for more fluent Spanish speakers wanting review or brushup. 20 hrs

This class is for students who have had a basic introduction to American Sign Language and is a continuation of Beginning ASL. It is designed to develop communicative competencies in the language above the basic level. Students will be exposed to sentence types, subjects and objects, classifiers, and other aspects of grammar. 20 hrs

F08-070 Thursdays, Sep 18-Nov 20 Manolita Connor

F08-074 Dickinson Wednesdays, Sep 17-Nov 19 6:30-8:30 pm Ann Hauns $58 +Text

Intermediate Conversational Spanish

Dickinson 6:30-8:30 pm $59+Text

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Business & Career Classes Business & Career

Lead to Make A Difference

Real Estate Prelicensure Training Program Interested in a career in Real Estate, but have no idea how to get started? This is a State approved Real Estate Pre-Licensing Course covering the entire process of real estate transactions; State laws and rules governing real estate; contract law; deeds and title information; loan processing procedures; the Law of Agency; the requirements and duties of a licensed real estate agent; red-flag situations; communication skills and valuation techniques. This is an outstanding opportunity for those interested in pursuing a career in real estate or for those thinking of buying or selling a house of their own. 66 hrs F08-075 Mon & Wed, Sep 15-Nov 19 Sheila Mischke

Dickinson 6-9 pm $182+Text

Fundamentals of Accounting An introduction to the basic concepts and principles of manual accounting for both service and merchandise enterprises. This class is designed for beginning students or those needing to brushup. Double-entry methods will be implemented using journals, general ledgers and subsidiary ledgers. You will learn to prepare worksheets and financial statements, and to adjust and close entries. If you are looking for a class to prepare yourself for Quickbooks or other computerized accounting, this is it! 30 hrs F08-076 Tues & Thurs, Oct 21-Nov 20 Nicki Roe

Big Sky 6-9 pm $83+Text

It has been said that everything rises and falls on leadership. The success or failure of nations, organizations, clubs, households and even families is determined by leadership. As its core, leadership is influence. To the degree that you have influence with people, you are a leader. But how do you develop influence? And what kind of a leader are you? This class will help you develop a leadership style that attracts others and gets things done. Whether you supervise, teach, direct a group of volunteers or are a mom or dad with the desire to lead your family well, this will be a beneficial class for you. 12 hrs F08-078 Thursdays, Oct 2-23 Mike Raether

Dickinson 6:30-9:30 pm $39

Difficult Conversations in the Workplace Don’t let responding to complaints, expressing differences of opinion or suggesting changes feel like walking through a minefield! In the workplace, at home, or the routines of daily living, some conversations are just more difficult than others. This class will help you understand the common structure of difficult conversations; you can practice effective techniques which reduce anxiety and improve communication. No more avoidance and much better results! 8 hrs F08-079 Mondays, Oct 27-Nov 17 Debra Stevens

Dickinson 6:30-8:30 pm $27+Text

Starting Your Own Business More than 90% of Montana’s businesses are small and owned by individuals. Unfortunately, many businesses fail because of lack of money, planning, advice, and sales. This class is designed to help local residents evaluate whether they want to own and operate their own business. In this class you will learn about what it takes to be an entrepreneur; how to develop a business plan; securing financing, accounting and taxes; marketing; and developing a successful strategy. 8 hrs F08-077 Tuesdays, Oct 7-28 Anne Iverson

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Dickinson 6:30-8:30 pm $27

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Business & Career Classes Developing Your Humor Habit A sense of humor is the ability to see the funny in your everyday ordinary life, especially when there is no funny. If you are not happy in your job, or stressed out from life’s daily demands and pressures, humor is your escape key. But before you can use humor safely and effectively with others you have to first define it and then refine it within yourself. Learn tips and strategies to help you develop your sense of humor, reduce stress, and improve the quality of your personal and professional life. 2.5 hrs F08-080 Tuesday, Nov 4 Lois McElravy

Dickinson 6-8:30 pm $12

Publish It! Magazine & Freelance Writing Learn how easy it is to get published in magazines! You will learn how to identify the right markets for your style of writing, draft query and cover letters, and live the life of a freelance writer. We will also discuss breaking into the world of copywriting. Bring in your writing for in–class workshop sessions. By the end of the class you should have a short piece ready to submit for magazine publication. 12.5 hrs F08-081 Mondays, Sep 15-Oct 13 Ryan Newhouse

Dickinson 6:30-9 pm $39

Estate Planning: Wills & Trusts This workshop provides an overview of basic wills and trusts. It will cover what everyone should know about a will and/or trust and the pros and cons for both. Also discussed are options to protect your assets from federal estate tax. Participants will also receive information on probate, procedures dealing with courts, power of attorney and health care declaration (living will). 3.25 hrs F08-083 Thursday, Sep 25 Claudia Denker

Career Exploration Aside from the occasional wish to win the lottery, most of us want a career that provides a good income, benefits and employment opportunities and we’d like it to be something we like to do and something we are good at. Come and explore careers that met your interests and abilities, their employment potential, average earnings and educational requirements. 10.5 hrs F08-084 Tues-Thurs Oct 21-23 Dar Palen

Oscar and Felix Get Organized

Dickinson 6-9:15 pm $19

Dickinson 8-11:30 am $50

Transition to College

If you’ve ever experienced the frustration of trying to work or live in a shared space with someone who has a very different idea of how it should be organized (or whether it even should be organized) then this workshop is for you. This workshop will focus on understanding why people organize the way they do, how to work together to find practical, fair solutions that will satisfy you both, and how to avoid future problems. We will also look at the advantages and disadvantages of both neatniks and messies. 2.5 hrs

Have you ever thought about going to college but weren’t sure if you were college material? Are you considering a mid-life career change or would you like to earn $4,000-$15,000 more per year? This intensive class will prepare you for college classes and move you closer to your educational goals. Let us help you improve your math and writing skills, learn timesaving study techniques, and the ins and outs of college requirements. This class, combined with the Career Exploration class, will save you time and money and help you train for the career of your dreams. 98 hrs

F08-082 Saturday, Nov 8 Leigh Ann Christian

F08-085 Mon-Thurs, Oct 20-Dec 11 Debra Stevens

Dickinson 9-11:30 am $12

Dickinson 8-11:30 am $173

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Home Improvement Feng Shui (Fung Shway) Basics

Organization The Organized Kitchen If the price of food, the lack of time, and a busy lifestyle have you frustrated, then this class is for you. We will look at setting up your kitchen for maximum efficiency, stocking a pantry based on your preferences, and planning meals with economy in mind. The first class will focus on the physical organization of the kitchen and surrounding spaces, and the second class will focus on menu planning, shopping, food prep, and making the most of your time and money. See you there! 4 hrs F08-086 Mondays, Sep 15-22 Leigh Ann Christian

Sentinel 6:30-8:30 pm $15

Oscar and Felix Get Organized If you’ve ever experienced the frustration of trying to work or live in a shared space with someone who has a very different idea of how it should be organized (or whether it even should be organized) then this workshop is for you. This workshop will focus on understanding why people organize the way they do, how to work together to find practical, fair solutions that will satisfy you both, and how to avoid future problems. We will also look at the advantages and disadvantages of both neatniks and messies. 2.5 hrs F08-082 Saturday, Nov 8 Leigh Ann Christian

Dickinson 9-11:30 am $12

Feng Shui impacts every aspect of our lives, learn about trigrams to find the best directions for sleeping and working. Also explore the bagua and how to apply to your own home through arrangements and colors and to enhance the eight aspirations of your life. 2.5 hrs F08-088 Thursday, Sep 18 Johna Koontz

Dickinson 6:30-9 pm $12

Clear Your Clutter with Feng Shui Learn the reasons clutter collects and why we need to get rid of it. Clutter impacts the bagua and can obstruct opportunities, so clear the clutter and make way for increased romance, health and prosperity in your life! 2 hrs F08-089 Thursday, Oct 16 Johna Koontz

Dickinson 6:30-8:30 pm $11

The Upside of Downsizing Simplifying your life can be the most positive thing you ever do, and it can happen at any age or stage of life. Downsizing is more than giving away our possessions, it is an attitude. Find out how simplification, preparation, and organization can give you great freedom. This workshop will give you an overview of what downsizing might entail; from a look at documents you should have, to how to decide who gets Grandma’s pearls. 2.5 hrs F08-090 Saturday, Oct 25 Leigh Ann Christian

Dickinson 9-11:30 am $12

Messies, Packrats, and Hoarders...Oh My! Our homes are bigger, our families are smaller, and storage units are one of the fastest growing franchises in the country. What is going on? If you think you or someone you love is a Messie, a Packrat, or a Hoarder please join us for a lively but gentle look at how our possessions affect us. We will discuss the Clutter Threshold and the Hoarding Scale for an objective measure of how much is enough. Teaching, discussion, and encouragement will be part of this workshop. 2.5 hrs F08-091 Saturday, Oct 11 Leigh Ann Christian

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Dickinson 9-11:30 am $12

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Flowers & Gardening Classes Flowers & Gardening Beginning Floral Design Exercise your creativity by turning ordinary flowers and greenery into beautiful bouquets and center-pieces in this beginning level class. You will learn how to use basic floral design tools, tie decorative bows, as well as the importance of picking the right flowers and using greenery to complement your creations. You will get to take home a creation at the end of each class which will include a hand-tied bouquet, vase and container arrangements from fresh cut flowers, and a holiday center-piece. 12 hrs F08-092 Thursdays, Oct 30-Nov 20 Angela Sandberg

Dickinson 6:30-9:30 pm $76

Compost Happens Compost is the key ingredient in a successful garden. Whether you are into vegetable gardening, flowers, trees, shrubs or a combination of all the above, the best way to be successful is to provide good soil and nutrients. In this class we will discuss the process of composting; including the importance and value of compost, how to build a compost bin, how to build the initial compost pile, what ingredients to add and what ingredients to avoid, and how to utilize compost in the garden. 2 hrs M08-039 Thursday, Sep 4 Allen Hay

Dickinson 6:30-8:30 pm $11

Gardening in Deer Country Attention Nature Lovers! The scenery and wildlife make Montana a wonderful place to live, but living with both can be frustrating! Learn the many deer resistant plants that easily coexist with our four-legged beautiful but destructive friends for a deer resistant garden as well as garden designs and techniques that tend to repel them. 4 hrs F08-093 Mondays, Oct 20-27 Nick Engler

Dickinson 6:30-8:30 pm $20

Putting Your Garden to Bed Now that fall is approaching the task of growing a vegetable or flower garden shifts from harvesting, watering, weeding and deadheading to preparing the garden for its dormancy and getting it ready for a quick start in the spring. We will talk about cutting back on water and nutrients, pulling and cutting back plants and what to do with plant materials. 2 hrs M08-038 Tuesday, Sep 9 Allen Hay

Dickinson 6:30-8:30 pm $11

Gardening with Bulbs Bulbs in your perennial garden can add an amazing amount of variety, color and texture. Learn about the various types and varieties of common bulbs and how to incorporate them into a garden scene. 4 hrs F08-094 Mondays, Sep 15-22 Nick Engler

Dickinson 6:30-8:30 pm $25

Landscape Design Do you have a new home and not a single thing has been planted, or is it just time for a redo? You want some shade and you want some colorful plants and flowers, but you have no idea where to begin. We will discuss basic design principals, how to prepare foundation planting beds, what plants go where, how to plant trees and shrubs, and how to maintain them in your yard. 6 hrs F08-095 Tuesdays Nov 4-18 Nick Engler

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Home Decorating and Repair & Maintenance Energy Savers

Decorating Room Make Overs You Can Afford Yes…It is possible. Join Liz as she shares 10 simple design principles that are little to no cost to you. You will learn how to renew a room using an easy, inspirational and affordable framework for re-decorating. You will never look at your room the same after considering things like theme, atmosphere and focal point. Bring pictures of your room for inspiration! 2.5 hrs F08-096 Tuesday, Sep 16 Elizabeth Struble

Dickinson 6:30-9 pm $15

Changing Spaces: Interior Design That Fits You! You are ready for a change…now what? If you are ready to transform a room in your home, join Liz as she takes you through the steps of altering the purpose, color, shape and mood. Discussions will include determining your purpose of the space, resources that you have available, picking color and texture, how to create a mood, and creating your own design board. At the end of the class you will be ready to begin the transformation with a plan! 8 hrs F08-097 Tuesdays, Oct 21-Nov 11 Elizabeth Struble

Dickinson 6:30-8:30 pm $29

Repair & Maintenance Basic Home Plumbing

With Natural Gas prices going through the roof, you can’t afford to let the heat in your home do the same thing! Learn how to seal air leaks, wrap pipes, add additional insulation, and other ways to reduce the cost of heating your home this winter. 3 hrs F08-099 Thursday, Oct 30 Jim Wilson

Basic Construction Methods Have you ever wanted to build a storage or garden shed or just learn basic framing, roofing and door and window installation? Then this is the class for you! In this series of classes you can take them all or just choose what you are interested in! Classes include 3 hours of classroom instruction on the topic then six hours of offsite hands-on training constructing a storage shed.

Framing Floors and Walls F08-100 Thursday, Sep 11 Saturday, Sep 13 Gary Timm

F08-101 Thursday, Sep 18 Saturday, Sep 20 Gary Timm

F08-098 Saturday, Oct 4 Gary Timm

F08-103 Saturday, Oct 11 Keith Uhl

Dickinson & Off Site 6:30-9:30 pm 8-2 pm $58

Siding, Windows and Doors F08-102 Thursday, Sep 25 Saturday, Sep 27 Gary Timm

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Dickinson & Off Site 6:30-9:30 pm 8-2 pm $58

Roofing, Trusses and Dormers

Does it take 3-4 trips to the home improvement store to get what you really need to fix that plumbing problem? This basic plumbing workshop will help you take the guess work out of your plumbing projects whether you are replacing or repairing and may even save you some $$. You will learn how to repair and replace faucets, sinks and toilets and troubleshoot clogs, garbage disposals and other common plumbing problems. Bring your desire to pick up a few tricks of the trade, but leave the kitchen sink at home! 3 hrs Dickinson 9 am-noon $35

Dickinson 6:30-9:30 pm $13

Dickinson & Off Site 6:30-9:30 pm 8-2 pm $58

Drywall Repair and Installation Whether you need to patch a hole in the wall or drywall a room, save money and time by doing it yourself. Learn techniques for repairing, taping and texturing sheet rock walls and tips and tricks from professionals to get great looking results. 3 hrs

Register with Visa or MC-Call 549-8765

Dickinson 9 am-noon $35


Trade & Technical Replacement Windows Is it time to invest in more energy efficient windows; or did the neighbor kid’s baseball make the decision for you? Replacing your existing windows is a relatively simple process that can have a dramatic impact on the appearance and efficiency of your home. Learn how to select the right window, take accurate measurements, remove the old window and properly install and finish the new window. 3 hrs F08-104 Thursday, Oct 23 Gary Timm

Dickinson 6:30-9:30 pm $35

Trade & Technical Low Pressure Boilers Prepare for the Low Pressure (15 PSI) Boiler Operator(s) Exam in this class that meets the new licensing requirements. You will develop an understanding of the theory, operating principles and maintenance procedures associated with low pressure boiler systems, components, safety procedures and licensing. 44 hrs F08-107 Thursdays, Sep 18-Dec 4 Bill Fisher

Dickinson 6-10 pm $120

Basic Combination Welding

Painting & Staining Techniques Painting is the fastest and most economical way to freshen up a room or change the look of your home. Learn how to properly prepare your surfaces for a lasting and professional finish. Next discover what sheen and type of paint or stain is best for your purposes and what brushes and rollers to use. Finally, learn painting and staining techniques from the pros and how to apply specialty paints and stains. Wear paint clothes. 3 hrs F08-105 Saturday, Oct 25 Keith Uhl

Dickinson 9 am-noon $35

Basic Home Electrical You know that replacing outlets, switches and light fixtures should be an easy task, but does working with electricity intimidate you to the point that you procrastinate on those pesky projects? Let Gary help you understand how electricity works, the terminology of electricity and the precautions of basic home wiring projects so you feel confident to repair or replace light fixtures, ceiling fans, outlets and switches. 3 hrs F08-106 Saturday, Dec 6 Gary Timm

Dickinson 9 am-noon $35

Develop a technical understanding of arc welding fundamentals in this class. Topics will include: welding safety, equipment setup, joint design, electrode classification and the training necessary to develop the manual skills utilized in the flat position. Instruction will be in the use of AC/DC welding machines. Most welding exercises will be done in the flat position. Bring safety glasses and leather gloves to each class. 30 hrs F08-108 Hellgate High School Wednesdays, Sep 17-Nov 19 6:30-9:30 pm Ray Wiedmer $113

Continuing Welding This class is intended for those who have had the basic welding class or have developed basic welding skills. Emphasis is placed on developing individual skills necessary to make high quality welds. Units covered may include arc and acetylene welding out of position, MIG welding, plasma cutting and minor repair or project fabrication. Bring safety glasses and leather gloves to each class. 30 hrs F08-109 Hellgate High School Tuesdays, Sep 16-Nov 18 6:30-9:30 pm Ray Wiedmer $113

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Geology Classes & Field Trips Geology Gold Panning Learn how to pan for gold by panning regular river sand for black minerals. If you can get black sand from regular sand, you might even find garnets or gold if they were present. Once you master panning technique, you can test your new found skill with packets of gold bearing sand. Wear shoes or sandals you don’t mind getting wet. (Meet at the south end of the Van Buren Street footbridge at 2:30.) 2 hrs F08-110 Sunday, Sep 14 Bruce Baty

Off Site 2:30-4:30 pm $17

Bear Creek Overlook Geology Hike Hike with a Geologist on this moderate 5 mile (round trip) hike that switchbacks up to a dramatic overlook. The overlook is perched on a shear rock cliff 1,000 feet above several intersecting glacial valleys. If the breathtaking view isn’t enough you will also learn the origin of talus slopes, evolution of the Bear Creek, alpine glacial features, hanging valleys, plate tectonics, types of flora found in the area and more! 8.5 hrs F08-111 Thursday, Sep 18 Saturday, Sep 20 Bruce Baty

Dickinson & Off Site 7-8 pm 8:30 am-4 pm $44

Bass Creek Falls Geology Hike Join Geologist Bruce Baty on this moderate 6 mile (round trip) hike about ¾ of a mile into the Selway-Bitterroot Wilderness Area. While enjoying the spectacular scenery, learn about the rock falls, talus slopes, evolution of the Bass Creek Valley, origin of granite, rocks and minerals in the area, stream erosion, glacial features, water falls, plate tectonics, types of flora found in the area and more. 7.5 hrs F08-112 Thursday, Oct 2 Saturday, Oct 4 Bruce Baty

Dickinson & Off Site 7-8 pm 8:30 am-3 pm $40

Geology of the Missoula Valley from the M Trail In this class we will talk about the geologic history of the Missoula Valley as we hike up the M Trail. After a rest at the M to take in the view and catch our breath, we will continue along a trail to a cave about half way up the mountain. Many different topics will be discussed. Bring water. (Meet at the M trailhead at 2:30 pm.) 2 hrs F08-113 Sunday, Sep 28 Bruce Baty

Off Site 2:30-5:30 pm $15

Geology Topics: Mineral Identification Did you ever wonder what those sparkly flashes were that came from rocks along a trail? The flashes came from different minerals in the rocks. Minerals are the building blocks of all rocks and many minerals can be easily identified. In this class you will learn how to identify minerals by using their physical properties such as hardness, streak, cleavage, color, and crystal shape. 6 hrs F08-114 Hellgate High School Tuesdays, Sep 16-30 6:30-8:30 pm Bruce Baty $21

Geology Topics: Rock Identification A rock, is a rock, right? Well, not really! Every rock has a unique origin and a story to tell. Learn how to identify common rocks and decipher their varied stories in this class. 6 hrs F08-115 Hellgate High School Wednesdays, Oct 8-22 6:30-8:30 pm Bruce Baty $21

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Music Classes Music Beginning Group Piano Wish you hadn’t quit piano lessons back in seventh grade? Always wanted to learn to read music but never had the opportunity? Looking to play for fun and have a valuable pastime to enjoy? Well, our beginning piano class is the one for you. In a fun, relaxed environment you will learn to read music, techniques for playing piano, and the skills you need to learn some of your favorite tunes. You will want to own a piano or keyboard and have time daily to practice. 15 hrs F08-116 Hellgate Elementary Mondays, Sep 15-Nov 17 6:30-8 pm Emily Trapp $83+Text

Beginning Guitar Learn the guitar in a relaxed and enjoyable environment. This class will cover chording, strumming, folk, blues, fingerpicking, reading music and song-writing. Bring your guitar to the first class. 12 hrs F08-117.1 Thursdays, Sep 18-Nov 6 James Wallace

Dickinson 7-8:30 pm $67+Text

F08-117.2 Hellgate Elementary Tuesdays, Sep 16-Nov 4 7-8:30 pm Scott McKenzie $67+Text

Beginning Guitar II: Beatles Songs

Group Voice Class Would you like to sing in a local choir? Would you like to impress your friends when you sing karaoke? Singing is not just for the shower! This group class will encourage you to explore your unique voice, develop a listening ear and build your confidence when singing in front of others. Instruction will include the basic techniques of singing, an introduction to a variety of musical concepts and group exercises and songs. No prior music reading or singing experience required. 15 hrs F08-119 Tuesdays Sep 16-Nov 18 Lavinia Pisano

Paxson 6:30-8 pm $92

Beginning Song Writing Have you ever considered writing a song for yourself or for others but don’t know where to start? Learn how to get a song started by choosing a subject, and then develop the lyrics and chorus. Also included will be discussion on rhyming and rhythms, understanding the composition of words and music, looking for the hook in your song and what to do once you have it written. You do not have to read music to take this class. 8 hrs

In this relaxing class for graduates of the Beginning Guitar Class, you will learn new chords, a variety of strumming and finger picking accompaniment styles, favorite melodies, famous guitar riffs and familiar lead guitar styles as you explore some of the most beloved tunes of all time by the Beatles. Beginning guitarists have never had so much fun! 12 hrs

F08-120 Hellgate Elementary Tuesdays, Sep 30-Oct 21 6:30-8:30 pm Russell Perri $27

F08-118 Wednesdays, Sep 17-Nov 5 James Wallace

F08-086 Mondays, Sep 15-22 Leigh Ann Christian

Dickinson 7-8:30 pm $67+Text

Cooking The Organized Kitchen If the price of food, the lack of time, and a busy lifestyle have you frustrated, then this class is for you. We will look at setting up your kitchen for maximum efficiency, stocking a pantry based on your preferences, and planning meals with economy in mind. See you there! 4 hrs Sentinel 6:30-8:30 pm $15

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Cooking Classes Cooking You are going to love these hands-on cooking classes. Bring your apron and containers for leftovers........ You won’t leave hungry!

Ragu...The Classic From Italy Meat and aromatic veggies simmering on the stove top...Learn how to make this unforgettable sauce and Pizzelles, then sample Ragu with Creamy Polenta. Bring a 2 qt. container. 3 hrs F08-121 Wednesday, Oct 8 Elizabeth Sands

Sentinel 6:30-9:30 pm $31

Tantalizing Tailgate Recipes In Missoula, Griz football means tailgates. Tailgating is not just burgers and brats anymore; it is culinary delights that rival our passion for the game. Learn how to make smoky-maple turkey drumsticks, Jambalaya, and Chocolate Orange Cupcakes on the grill Wow your friends at the next game! 3 hrs F08-124 Thursdays, Sep 18 Elizabeth Sands

Sentinel 6:30-9:30 pm $30

Savory Chicken Soup

You Can Never Have Enough Thai Food

There is nothing more comforting than a bowl of homemade chicken soup. Learn how to prepare chicken stock from scratch and make three fantastic soups: Coconut, Curry & Butternut-Squash, Chicken & Dumpling, and Creamy Chicken & Mushroom Soup. 3 hrs

If you are someone who can’t have enough Thai food, or just want to check it out, then these classes are perfect for you! You will learn how to make authentic Thai dishes, appetizers, and desserts that will tantalize your taste buds with mixtures of exotic herbs, spices, and more.

F08-122 Tuesday, Oct 21 Elizabeth Sands

Menu 1

Sentinel 6:30-9:30 pm $30

Hearty Beef Soup Homemade beef soups are nutritious, economical and filling. Learn how to make beef stock from scratch and three soups: Beef & Barley, Beef Borscht and Asian Beef and Noodle soup 3 hrs F08-123 Tuesday, Oct 28 Elizabeth Sands

Sentinel 6:30-9:30 pm $30

Deep Fried Shrimp Cakes, Tom Kha Kai soup (Chicken Kalangka in coconut milk), Som Tam and Muu Yang (Thai style carrot salad with skewered BBQ pork served with sticky rice), Deep Fried Fish topped with sweet, sour, and spicy gravy sauce, Tom Yum Kung (world famous Thai spicy sour shrimp soup) and sweet sticky rice in coconut milk with fresh mangoes. 9 hrs F08-125 Tues & Fri Sep 19-26 Pum Lowry

Sentinel 6-9 pm $66

Menu 2 Pad Thai Noodle, Chicken Satay with Peanut Sauce, Spicy Grilled Pork Salad, Chicken Green Curry, Sweet Coconut Milk Rice with mangoes, and Thai Porridge Rice with Ground Pork. 9 hrs F08-126 Tues & Fri Oct 3-10 Pum Lowry

Sentinel 6-9 pm $58

Menu 3 Pineapple curry, crispy chicken with ginger, Massamam beef curry, fresh spring rolls, sour and spicy chicken with mint leaves, and Pad Thai noodles. 9 hrs F08-127 Tues & Fri Nov 7-14 Pum Lowry

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The Journey Continues

Sentinel 6-9 pm $61


Cooking Classes Planning for Leftovers Food prices are skyrocketing but who has time for home cooked meals? You do! Learn how to take an inexpensive cut of beef and prepare a tender roast with veggies then transform the leftovers into homemade enchiladas and beef hash. 3 hrs F08-128 Tuesday, Dec 2 Elizabeth Sands

Sentinel 6:30-9:30 pm $29

Uff da! Lefse Made Easy Learn how to prepare and cook the traditional Norwegian treat! This class will explore the background of lefse, different variations, and what ingredients to use to get the taste you want. Also included will be rolling and cooking techniques. 3 hrs F08-129 Wednesday, Nov 19 Abby Larson

Sentinel 6-9 pm $29

Desserts 101 Would you like to make beautiful desserts for your family and friends but don’t know where to begin? This hands-on class will show you how! You will have the opportunity to make a Strawberries and Cream Tall Cake, Crème Brulee and Mini Molten Lava cakes that are so simple but will blow everyone away! 3.5 hrs F08-130 Monday, Sep 29 Andrea Paskert

Sentinel 6-9:30 pm $32

Pie, Tart, Tort With holiday parties slowly approaching it is always nice to show up with a great treat. This class will show you how to make perfect pie dough and then fill it with one of the following: Chocolate Pecan Tart, Banana Cream Pie with a Chocolate Chip Crust, or a Pumpkin Torte with a Ginger Crust. 2.5 hrs F08-131 Wednesday, Oct 22 Andrea Paskert

Sentinel 6-8:30 pm $24

All About Chocolate Join Chef Andrea Paskert as she walks you through recipes of some of the most decadent chocolate treats. In this class you will learn: Moosedrool Cupcakes with Irish Cream buttercream, dark and white chocolate chunk cookies and mini caramel turtle cakes. Bring containers for any leftovers we don’t devour in class! 3 hrs F08-132 Monday, Nov 17 Andrea Paskert

Sentinel 6-9 pm $31

Scary Halloween Cupcakes Wow your kids and friends with these awesomely scary and fun cupcakes. Learn easy decorating techniques to make four fun and wacky variations of cupcakes. Everyone leaves with two dozen decorated cupcakes to share! 3.5 hrs F08-133 Thursday, Oct 30 Katherine LePiane

Sentinel 6:00-9:30 pm $27

The Cookie Exchange Your friends and family will be delighted to be on the receiving end of this class! We will be whipping up some favorite Christmas cookies no one can resist such as Decorated Sugar Cookies, Chocolate Pecan Caramel Candy Bars, Spritz, Stained Glass and Peanut Butter Kiss Cookies. Bring plenty of containers as you will be going home with lots to share. 3.5 hrs F08-134 Saturday, Dec 6 Andrea Paskert

Register with Visa or MC-Call 549-8765

Sentinel 9 am-12:30 pm $32

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Holiday Classes Stained Glass Ornament You will construct an ornament from bevels and nuggets using the copper foil technique. Instruction will include materials, foiling, soldering tricks of the trade, and design ideas for other beveled ornaments. Additional supply fees due to instructor at class. 4 hrs F08-135 Wednesday, Dec 10 Catherine Patten

Dickinson 6-10 pm $25

Green Gift Wrapping Purchased gift wrap has not only become expensive but did you know that most gift wrap is not recylable? Learn how to wrap your gifts using supplies from everyday life and nature. What you have inside and outside your home can be used to lovingly wrap gifts for friends and family over the holidays. Bring a small to medium sized gift in a box to class to wrap. 4 hrs F08-136 Tuesday, Dec 2 Abby Larson

Dickinson 6:30-8:30 pm $21

Chain & Charm Holiday Bracelet

Dickinson 6-9 pm $24

Homemade Cards Looking for a creative way to let family and friends know you are thinking of them? Join this class to make your own Fall or Holiday cards. Students will receive a stamp set to use in the class and take home. Tools to bring to class include a glue stick or double stick tape and scissors. 5 hrs

Festive Fall Cards F08-138 Tuesdays, Oct 7-14 Marcia Herman

Big Sky 6:30-9 pm $35

Holiday Cards from the Heart F08-139 Wednesdays, Nov 5-12 Marcia Herman

Create a fantastic beaded Christmas ornament using seed beads and a horizontal net stitch. These ornaments are easy and lots of fun. All supplies for these classes are provided with the registration fee. You will have a choice of kit colors and variations will be discussed so every ornament will be unque! All skill levels. 4 hrs

Horizontal Netted Ornaments F08-140 Tuesday, Nov 18 Elizabeth McCubbin

Dickinson 6-10 pm $26

Square Stitched Ornaments F08-141 Tuesday, Dec 2 Elizabeth McCubbin

Dickinson 6-10 pm $26

Glass Icicles, Angel & Snowflake Ornaments F08-142 Tuesday, Dec 9 Elizabeth McCubbin

Dickinson 6-10 pm $26

The Cookie Exchange

In one night learn some basic jewelry techniques and complete a lovely holiday bracelet. All materials provided and variations will be discussed so every bracelet is unique! All skill levels. 3 hrs F08-137 Thursday, Dec 4 Elizabeth McCubbin

An Evening Of Ornaments

Big Sky 6:30-9 pm $35

Your friends and family will be delighted to be on the receiving end of this class! We will be whipping up some favorite Christmas cookies no one can resist such as Decorated Sugar Cookies, Chocolate Pecan Caramel Candy Bars, Spritz Cookies, Stained Glass Cookies and Peanut Butter Kiss Cookies. Bring plenty of containers as you will be going home with lots to share. Saturday Class 3.5 hrs F08-134 Saturday, Dec 6 Andrea Paskert

Sentinel 9 am-12:30 pm $32

Scary Halloween Cupcakes Wow your kids and friends with these awesomely scary and fun cupcakes. Learn easy decorating techniques to make four fun and wacky variations of cupcakes. Everyone leaves with 2 dozen decorated cupcakes to share! 3.5 hrs F08-133 Thursday, Oct 30 Katherine LePiane

Sentinel 6:00-9:30 pm $27

Holiday Fitness Classes! See Pages 40-44

26 Early Bird Savings-Register 7 days before class & save $5!


Art & Craft Classes Beading

Drawing and Painting from Photos Do you have a favorite photo you would like to make into art? Learn how to draw from a photo using a grid or a projector. Projects include portraits, landscapes, and still-life drawn and painted from photos-yours or the instructor’s. 12 hrs F08-143 Mondays, Sep 15-Oct 20 Timothy Nielson

Sentinel 6:30-8:30 pm $51

Pine Needle Basket Weaving You are not going to believe how amazing this project looks! Learn the basics of Pine Needle Basket Weaving in this beginning level class and wow your friends with the pin dish you create. Bring small craft scissors and a thimble to class. 12 hrs F08-144 Tuesdays, Nov 25-Dec 16 Janet Howard

Dickinson 6:30-9:30 pm $51

Learn several basic techniques for making earrings, bracelets and necklaces as well as beaded jewelry design theory and terminology. This class is loaded with information about beads, findings, metals, and more! There is a choice of intermediate level projects once the basic techniques have been learned. Supplies for the first class are provided by instructor. Class supplies for the rest of the sessions are discussed in the first class. No experience necessary. 10 hrs F08-146 Tuesdays, Sep 30-Oct 28 Elizabeth McCubbin

Dickinson 7-9 pm $38+Supplies

Wire Working Links, wraps, bails and more! Learn about wire and wire working tools while making some fast and fun projects. Beginning jewelry or some bending experience recommended. 6 hrs F08-147 Thursdays, Nov 6-20 Elizabeth McCubbin

Altered Imagery Techniques Enjoy discovering and creating unique visual stories through collage, image transfer, drawing and monoprint techniques. This experimental class will jump-start your imagination and creativity and introduce many methods of developing your own ideas through assemblage and brainstorming. Bring your thinking cap, a half dozen picture magazines, scissors, acrylic gel medium, gesso and heavy paper or cardboard to the first class. 21 hrs F08-145 Mondays, Oct 27-Dec 8 Bob Phinney

Beginning Beading

Dickinson 6-9 pm $60

Dickinson 7-9 pm $38

An Evening of Earrings Dazzle your friends and family with the awesome earrings you are going to create in this fun and fast paced class. All material is provided but you have lots of choices to create that one-of-a-kind creation or a homemade gift for someone special. All skill levels. 3 hrs

Semi-Precious Stone Earrings F08-148 Tuesday, Sep 23 Elizabeth McCubbin

Dickinson 6:30-9:30 pm $24

Wire Worked Earrings F08-149 Thursday, Oct 2 Elizabeth McCubbin

Dickinson 6:30-9:30 pm $24

Crystal Earrings F08-150 Thursday, Oct 23 Elizabeth McCubbin

Register with Visa or MC-Call 549-8765

Dickinson 6:30-9:30 pm $24

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Painting Classes Beginning Watercolor

Watercolor Journaling

Painting can reduce stress and provide a perfect outlet for personal creativity. Join Karen in this beginning class that offers the novice painter the opportunity to try painting in a fun and relaxed atmosphere. You will learn the basics of watercolor painting including color theory, values, controlling fluidity and flow, and basic composition. Karen will demonstrate the techniques and you will have time in class to practice and ask questions. The first session is 1 hour to cover supplies. 28 hrs

Keep a sketch journal of your travels or field sketchbook in watercolor. You will learn how to capture quick studies as future reference for paintings. One-hour first meeting for materials list and location. 7 hrs

F08-151 Tuesdays, Sep 16-Nov 18 Karen McCloney

Dickinson 6:30-9:30 pm $78+Supplies

Continuing in Watercolor Whether you have just completed your first Watercolor class or have been a student of Watercolor painting for years, this class will help you explore your potential as a watercolorist by expanding on what you know with a variety of subject matter, techniques and topics. Individual painting skills and abilities will be the focus to take you to the next level. You will learn something new and have a lot of fun doing it. Bring your supplies to the first session. 30 hrs

F08-154 Tuesday, Sep 16 Saturday, Sep 20 Karen McCloney

Dickinson 7:30-8:30 pm 9 am-3 pm $23+Supplies

Painting the Oil Techniques of Masters Always wondered how the Old Masters painted the glow in their subjects? Explore the wonder of glazing and take your oil painting to a whole new level. This class is for the oil painter who has already taken Beginning Oil Painting or has equivalent experience. First class will be 1 hour for materials list. 19 hrs F08-155 Mondays, Oct 20-Dec 1 Karen McCloney

Dickinson 2-5 pm $54+Supplies

Calligraphy Continuing Calligraphy: Thick & Thin Hand Lettering Explore the use of thick and thin lines in hand lettering and calligraphic layout and design. Learn a variety of tools to create a sample booklet and a card design. Supplies to bring to the first class: Westwind graph pad or practice paper, Higgins Eternal black ink Chisel edged pens- larger sizes like 3mm brause or speedball C-0, C-1, C-2. 15 hrs

F08-152 Dickinson Wednesdays, Sep 17-Nov 19 1-4 pm Karen McCloney $83+Supplies

F08-156 Thursdays, Sep 18-Oct 23 Ann Franke

Painting the Outdoor Landscape in Oils

Continuing Calligraphy: Copperplate Hand Lettering

Paint the glorious colors of autumn in the beautiful outdoor setting of Missoula’s mountains and streams. We will paint at different locations throughout the class, offering a variety of scenes and subject matter in oils. This class is for the painter with some previous experience. The first class session will be one hour to determine painting sites and supplies needed. 10 hrs

Learn how to hand letter the elegant Copperplate hand using a pressure and release technique with the pointed pen tool. The class will also cover a brief history of Copperplate, layout and design, and envelope design and addressing. Projects will be an 8 x 10 broadside piece, a small book of capitals. Prerequisite: Introduction to Calligraphy or instructor approval. Bring supplies to the first class. 15 hrs

F08-153 Mondays, Sep 22-Oct 13 Karen McCloney

F08-157 Tuesdays, Oct 7-Nov 11 Ann Franke

Dickinson 2-5 pm $31+Supplies

Dickinson 9:30 am-noon $49+Supplies

Dickinson 6:30-9 pm $48+Supplies

28 Early Bird Savings-Register 7 days before class & save $5!


Art Classes Drawing

Stained Glass

Introduction to Drawing

Stained Glass: Beginning Lead

Improve your drawing and invigorate your expression in this drawing class for beginning and intermediate levels. Learn to measure and draw accurately and develop the expressive skills that are so important in painting and all the other visual arts. Perspective, space and design will also be covered. First class will be for one hour only for materials list. 28 hrs

Learn the fundamentals of the lead came technique in this beginning class. Through construction of a stained glass panel, participants will learn about design considerations, pattern preparation, glass selection, lead caming, soldering, glazing and finishing. Some materials and tools are extra. 24 hrs

F08-158 Mondays, Sep 15-Nov 17 Karen McCloney

Dickinson 6:30-9:30 pm $78+Supplies

F08-160 Dickinson Wednesdays, Sep 17-Nov 5 6:30-9:30 pm Catherine Patten $72+Supplies

Stained Glass Ornament Figure Drawing This intensive class will help give you a handle on drawing the human figure. Learn to work quickly to capture the essential gestures and gradually to develop your observation and rendering skills. We will study proportion, gesture, contour, massing and much more! Class fee includes modeling costs for nude models. Bring a large newsprint pad, vine charcoal, kneaded eraser, nu-pastels (brown, pink and tan) and a drawing board to the first class. 18 hrs F08-159 Mondays, Sep 15-Oct 20 Bob Phinney

Dickinson 6-9 pm $88+Supplies

You will construct an ornament from bevels and nuggets using the copper foil technique. Instruction will include materials, foiling, soldering tricks of the trade, and design ideas for other beveled ornaments. Additional supply fees due to instructor at class. 4 hrs F08-135 Wednesday, Dec 10 Catherine Patten

Dickinson 6-10 pm $25

Copperfoil Picture Frame Learn the copper foil method by constructing a small, table-top picture frame. Skills needed for designing, foiling, fitting, soldering, and finishing will be covered. Bring scrap glass for a practice exercise the first night. Other materials are extra and previous stained glass experience required. 9 hrs F08-162 Dickinson Wednesdays, Nov 12-Dec 3 6:30-9:30 pm Catherine Patten $33+Supplies

Sculpture Sculpting the Human Figure Learn how to sculpt the human figure. Beginning or advanced students will start with the construction of the armature and work through the design, anatomy, clothing, and the base to create a realistic figure. Demonstrations and individual help in all phases will be provided by the instructor. 42 hrs F08-163 Big Sky Tues & Thurs, Sep 16-Oct 30 7-10 pm Len McCann $114+Supplies

Register with Visa or MC-Call 549-8765

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Sewing & Special Interest Classes Sewing

Special Interest Mastering the Tarot

Beginning Sewing Have you ever wanted to try sewing without having to make a huge investment? Now’s your chance! Learn how to sew seams, pivot and miter, clean finish and hem in this beginning level class. You will learn these skills while constructing a pillowcase, pajama pants, a zippered bag and a small quilted project…all that you get to keep! Please bring shears, pins, a seam ripper and $2 for a bobbin to the first class. 24 hrs F08-164 Sentinel Wednesdays, Sep 17-Nov 5 6:30-9:30 pm Carol Fleharty $68+Supplies

Continuing Sewing If you have beginning sewing skills and want to advance to garment construction this class is for you. You’ll learn how to select fabric and patterns; sew collars, necklines, seams; and insert sleeves into garments. Your sewing skills will be refined through an individual sewing project of your choice. Construction of Christmas ornaments and various small bags will also be covered to further your abilities. Bring shears and pins to the first class session. 24 hrs F08-165 Hellgate High School Mondays, Sep 15-Nov 3 6:30-9:30 pm Terry Vick $75+Supplies

Quilting: One-Block Wonder Creating this quilt will be a highlight of your autumn activities. This is a one-of-a-kind quilt that has so much movement and pattern that mistakes are rarely noticed! You get to pick the fabric which will become the focal point of this quilt. Your creativity will make the hexagonal or octagonal kaleidoscope blocks unique. When you have sewn all of your blocks, you will begin to design your masterpiece. Bring rotary cutting equipment, mat, long and short rulers, rotary cutter with a new blade and flower pins. A 60 degree ruler would be helpful for this project. 24 hrs F08-166 Hellgate High School Tuesdays, Sep 16-Nov 4 6:30-9:30 pm Audrey Nichols $71+Supplies

Learn about the mystical and ancient Tarot in a fun yet informative way from a professional Tarot reader and psychic. Discover Tarot symbolism and history and how Tarot cards can be used as a transformational or meditation guide, divination tool or success charm. For novice or advanced apprentices alike, this class plans to be enlightening as well as entertaining. 9 hrs F08-167 Wednesdays, Dec 3-17 Sabrina Gollah

Dickinson 6:30-9:30 pm $33

Feng Shui (Fung Shway) Basics Feng Shui impacts every aspect of our lives, learn about trigrams to find the best directions for sleeping and working. Also explore the bagua and how to apply to your own home through arrangements and colors and to enhance the eight aspirations of your life. 2.5 hrs F08-088 Thursday, Sep 18 Johna Koontz

Dickinson 6:30-9 pm $12

Green Gift Wrapping Purchased gift wrap has not only become expensive but did you know that most gift wrap is not recylable? Learn how to wrap your gifts using supplies from everyday life and nature. What you have inside and outside your home can be used to lovingly wrap gifts for friends and family over the holidays. Bring a small to medium sized gift in a box to class to wrap. 4 hrs F08-136 Tuesday, Dec 2 Abby Larson

Dickinson 6:30-8:30 pm $21

Drivers Training This six hours of behind-the-wheel traffic education class is designed for adults needing to obtain a Montana Driver’s License. Montana Learner’s Permit required. 6 hrs F08-168 Brad Gibbs

TBA $168

30 Early Bird Savings-Register 7 days before class & save $5!


Communication Classes Communication Building Healthy Relationships Are you interested in understanding what a healthy relationship looks and feels like to you? This class will explore what it takes to build and maintain strong relationships that can stand the test of time. Discussions will include discovering what you need in a relationship, how to set realistic expectations, understanding what commitment means to you, how to use conflict to build communication skills and how to enjoy companionship. This class is designed for individuals, but couples are also welcome. 8 hrs F08-169 Tuesdays, Sep 23-Oct 14 Jana Staton

Dickinson 6:30-8:30 pm $27

Messies, Packrats, and Hoarders...Oh My! Our homes are bigger, our families are smaller, and storage units are one of the fastest growing franchises in the country. What is going on? If you think you or someone you love is a Messie, a Packrat, or a Hoarder please join us for a lively but gentle look at how our possessions affect us. We will discuss the Clutter Threshold and the Hoarding Scale for an objective measure of how much is enough. Teaching, discussion, and encouragement will be part of this workshop. 2.5 hrs F08-091 Saturday, Oct 11 Leigh Ann Christian

Dickinson 9-11:30 am $12

Developing Your Humor Habit A sense of humor is the ability to see the funny in your everyday ordinary life, especially when there is no funny. If you are stressed out from life’s daily demands and pressures, humor is your escape key. But before you can use humor safely and effectively with others you have to first define it and then refine it within yourself. Learn tips and strategies to help you develop your sense of humor, reduce stress, and improve the quality of your personal and professional life. 2.5 hrs F08-080 Tuesday, Nov 4 Lois McElravy

ADD/ADHD--Beast or Blessing? Restless, poor attention span, easily distracted, disorganized, doesn’t listen... Do these traits remind you of someone you know? Does this description fit you? Compassionate, creative, artistic, ambitious-surprised to learn that these are also ADD attributes? ADD is not child specific. Today, many adults are discovering that the chaos in their lives since childhood is attributed to this condition. 2.5 hrs F08-170 Tuesday, Sep 16 Lois McElravy

Dickinson 6-8:30 pm $12

Stretching Your Wings in Your Empty Nest The kids are gone and the house is eerily quiet. You and your spouse have spent much of your time and attention raising your children, now what do you do? It is time to rediscover the person you have spent so many years with. Learn how to jump start your relationship with some practical and fun things couples can do to re-connect with each other. Sign up for class and call it “date night” by going to an early dinner before coming to class! 3 hrs F08-171 Thursday, Sep 18 Jana Staton

Dickinson 6:30-9:30 pm $14

Publish It! Magazine & Freelance Writing Learn how easy it is to get published in magazines! You will learn how to identify the right markets for your style of writing, draft query and cover letters, and live the life of a freelance writer. We will also discuss breaking into the world of copywriting. Bring in your writing for in–class workshop sessions. By the end of the class you should have a short piece ready to submit for magazine publication. 12.5 hrs F08-081 Mondays, Sep 15-Oct 13 Ryan Newhouse

Dickinson 6:30-9 pm $39

Dickinson 6-8:30 pm $12

Register with Visa or MC-Call 549-8765

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ABC’s Of Parenting A

Ages and Stages

Parents can better anticipate and understand what children do and what children need with information about typical development and predictable stages in physical, emotional, social and cognitive growth.

The Happiest Baby on the Block Every parent knows a constantly crying infant can create stress, exhaustion, depression and sometimes anger. This class introduces five techniques which trigger a baby’s inborn calming reflex and switch off fussing, crying or colicky screaming in minutes or less. Expectant parents or parents of infants will benefit from this information. 2 hrs F08-P01 Dickinson Tuesday, Nov 4 6-8 pm Sara Polanchek $15(Fee Waiver Available)

The Terrible Two’s (and Three’s)-Myth or Reality? It doesn’t have to be terrible; in fact, this can be a magical time for you and your young preschooler. Find out how 2- and 3-yearolds typically interact with peers and adults in social situations. Learn techniques that guide children toward appropriate behaviors, and adopt strategies that circumvent tantrums, power struggles and other issues that WILL arise with your formerly charming and perfect child. 2 hrs F08-P02 Dickinson Monday, Sep 22 6:30-8:30 pm Debra Stevens $15(Fee Waiver Available)

B

Basics

Most parents encounter challenges of some kind as they provide children with the basics-eating, sleeping and basic health practices. Find out what works and what doesn’t and avoid frustration and power struggles.

Picky Eaters Do you have a picky eater at home? If yes, please join us as we discuss ways to help your child enjoy new and different foods. 2 hrs F08-P04 Dickinson Tuesday, Nov 18 6:30-8:30 pm Sara Polanchek $15(Fee Waiver Available)

C Connection & Community Much of parenting is showing children how to develop healthy, functional relationships with family members, peers, and others.

Dictator, Diplomat or Doormat? What is your parenting style? Based on Family First, by Dr Phil McGraw, parents can identify and understand their parenting style and how it meshes or clashes with their children’s personality. Find out how to enhance and adapt your parenting style and change how your children interact and respond to you. Compatible parent and child interactions lead to harmony in the home! 4 hrs F08-P05 Dickinson Mondays, Oct 13-20 6:30-8:30 pm Debra Stevens $25(Fee Waiver Available)

Love and Logic Magic for the Early Years Love and Logic Magic for the Early Years helps parents guide and communicate with infants, toddlers and preschoolers in a positive and respectful manner. The techniques are simple, practical and easy to learn and produce immediate results. Children can develop self control and confidence through this approach. (Focus on children birth through age 6.) Approved for childcare providers. 10 hrs F08-P06 Dickinson Tuesdays, Sep 23-Oct 21 6:30-8:30 pm Kittrell Mickelson $25(Fee Waiver Available)

Toilet Training Without Tears Whether you call it potty training, bathroom learning or something else, learning how to use the toilet is a major milestone for children. When and how this happens varies from child to child. Understanding the developmental stages of 2- to 3-yearolds and learning various techniques will facilitate happy toileting! 1.5 hrs F08-P03 Dickinson Tuesday, Sep 16 6:30-8 pm Sara Polanchek $15(Fee Waiver Available)

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Fee Waivers Available For Parenting Classes


ABC’s Of Parenting Mix & Match: Connecting Child & Parent Learning Styles If you frequently feel a disconnect with your child, it may be that you absorb and process information differently. Some people learn best by doing, while others learn best by watching, reading, listening or discussing. Parents naturally tend to use their own preferred approach, which may or may not fit well with their child’s style of learning. Parents attend the first class to learn how to identify learning styles and kids join the second class for some mix and match activities! Limit one child per adult for second class. 4 hrs F08-P07 Dickinson Mondays, Sep 29-Oct 6 6-8 pm Judy Wright $15(Fee Waiver Available)

Family Fun Parents can promote learning by playing and working together.

Family Fun in the Kitchen: Hootenanny Pancakes and Applesauce Discover how cooking can help your child develop skills in reading, problem solving, fine motor coordination, social skills and more. Parents meet during the first session to plan and prepare for the second session, when their child joins them in the kitchen to cook a yummy, nutritional breakfast. For children ages 8-12. 4 hrs

Families First Classes The following free classes are offered as a collaborative effort between Missoula County Public Schools and Families First Parenting Program. Please note the location of each class and indicate when registering whether you need childcare and the children’s ages. Home Work at Home F08-PX01 Tuesday, Sep 16 Judy Wright

Paxson 6:30-8 pm Free!

Why Do they Do That? F08-PX02 Thurs, Sep 25 Brett Gilleo

Franklin 6:30-8 pm Free!

Girls & Cliques F08-PX03 Tues, Oct7 Karin Fodness

Washington 6:30-8 pm Free!

Blended Families F08-PX04 Tues, Oct 14 Ric McLeod

Russell 6:30-8 pm Free!

The Art of Encouragement F08-P08 Sentinel Thursdays, Sep 25-Oct 2 6:30-8:30 pm Elizabeth Sands $25(Fee Waiver Available)

Family fun in the Kitchen: Pasta and Cream Sauce Cooking with your children is great fun and a good way to help them learn about nutrition, food costs, agriculture, ethnic foods and cooking skills – not to mention appreciation for what goes into making a meal delicious and attractive! During the first session, parents plan and prepare for cooking whole wheat pasta with a simple tomato cream sauce. During the second session, parents and children create this quick and tasty meal together. For children ages 12 to 14. 4 hrs

F08-PX05 Thurs, Oct 23 Sara Polanchek

Lewis & Clark 6:30-8 pm Free!

Love & Logic F08-PX06 Thurs, Nov 13 Heidi Davis

Hawthorne 6:30-8 pm Free!

Stress Management for Parents F08-PX07 Tues, Nov 18 Karin Fodness

Chief Charlo 6:30-8 pm Free!

F08-P09 Sentinel Wednesdays, Nov 5-12 6:30-8:30 pm Elizabeth Sands $25(Fee Waiver Available)

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Adult Basic & Literacy Education

Isn’t it Time

to get a better job...... to go to college.... to get your GED.... to follow your dreams!

To find out more about these free classes, attend an orientation session. Please arrive on time. Orientation will last approximately 2-3 hours! Mondays at 5 pm, in room 120 Tuesdays at 9 am, in room 123 Essentials of Mathematics

Reading & Writing Essentials

Math instruction tailored to your individual needs. Whether you are returning to college, preparing to take the GED test or simply want to help your children with their math homework, we can help. Learn math at your own pace and in your own style. You can begin anytime.

Improve your reading and writing skills for GED preparation, college, or workforce re-entry. Instruction may be individualized, small group, and/or computer-assisted. Reading instruction will include work in comprehension and vocabulary. Writing instruction will cover sentence structure, grammar, punctuation, spelling, practical writing, paragraph, and essay writing. Set a schedule that works for you! You can begin anytime.

Mon-Thur Mike McCarthy

Mornings Free!

Tue-Thur Mike McCarthy

Afternoons Free!

Tue-Thur Mike McCarthy

Evenings Free!

College Prep Algebra This class begins with a review of important ideas from arithmetic and pre-algebra and then develops the essential ideas of algebra. Topics include rational numbers, integers, linear equations, polynomials, and rational expressions. Mon-Thur Mike McCarthy

Varied Times Free!

Transition to College Let us help you improve your math and writing skills and learn time saving study techniques. See page 17 for a complete description. F08-085 Mon-Thurs, Oct 20-Dec 11 Debra Stevens

Dickinson 8-11:30 am $173

How to Choose My Career See page 17 for a complete description. F08-084 Tues-Thurs Oct 21-23 Dar Palen

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Dickinson 8-11:30 am $50

Mon-Thur Cathy Smyers & Sharon Engh Mon & Wed, Cathy Smyers Tue-Thur Bonnie Doherty

Mornings Free! Afternoons Free! Evenings Free!

Writing for Business or College Refresh your writing skills in this class which will cover sentence structure, punctuation, grammar, and style. Students will receive instruction in writing and organizing everything from a paragraph to an essay. Prewriting, editing and rewriting will be emphasized. Mon-Thur Cathy Smyers

Varied Times Free!

Considering College? Educational Opportunity Center can help! This free service will help you learn about college programs, admissions, financial aid and career information and counseling. Call 542-4015 for more information

Call 542-4015 For More Information!


Adult Basic & Literacy Education Testing

Night High School

TABE Testing Think you are ready for the GED but want to make sure? Missoula ABLE offers the Test of Adult Basic Education to assess your basic skills in reading, writing, and mathematics. You may take the TABE test to assess your educational needs and to determine if you are ready to take the GED.

COMPASS Testing In collaboration with the University of Montana-Missoula College of Technology, the ABLE program offers the ACT COMPASS college placement exam. Please call 542-4015 for information on TABE or COMPASS testing and to make an appointment.

It’s not too late! You may still be able to earn your High School Diploma. Call the Adult Education Office at 549-8765 for program and registration information.

Social Studies F08-172 Dickinson Wednesdays, Sep 17-Nov 19 6:30-9:30 pm Rachel Lucas $86+Texts

English F08-173 Tuesdays, Sep 16-Nov 18 Jenni Frizzell

Dickinson 6-9 pm $86

GED Registration & Testing

English as a Second Language (ESL) classes are classes offered to help adult, non-native speakers of English to communicate and increase their understanding of American culture. Communication skills such as speaking, listening, reading, writing and grammar are taught using real life situations.

Completing the General Educational Development test demonstrates the attainment of skills normally acquired through completion of a high school program. The GED test is available to adults who have not received a high school diploma, are not attending high school, are at least 16 years of age, and are Montana residents. Call the GED Hotline at 523-4025 for more information. If you need assistance getting ready to take the GED call 542-4015 for information on free instruction.

EL Civics Classes

GED Registration

EL Civics classes provide an opportunity to increase your English skills in reading, writing, speaking, and listening in order to understand and effectively participate in government, education, and workplace systems and key American institutions such as banking and health care. EL Civics also provides classes in US citizenship preparation.

All persons wanting to take the GED are required to attend GED registration to complete the required paperwork, verify eligibility, pay the testing fee, and schedule dates to take the GED.

English as a Second Language ESL

Getting Started ESL and EL Civics classes are free of charge. You can start at any time. Visit Terry Kelley from 8-8:30 am, MondayThursday at Dickinson in room 118 to begin.

Even Start The Even Start Family Literacy Program is a free program that serves the whole family. Gain valuable adult education and parenting skills while your children participate with you in Parent and Child time and the Early Childhood Education Center. Call 523-4033 for more information.

GED Registration begins PROMPTLY at the scheduled time and lasts 2 hours. Bring the following to GED Registration: • State or Government issued picture ID • Social Security Number • Additional required documentation if you are under the age of 19 • Testing fee of $61 • Official transcript if you have taken part of the GED elsewhere. GED Registration Dates: 6 pm- Oct 23 9 am- Sep 4, Sep 25, Oct 9, Nov 6, Dec 4 GED Testing Dates: Saturday- Oct 25, Fridays- Sep 5, Sep 26, Oct 10, Nov 7, Dec 5

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Certificate Programs Medical Office Essentials If you are considering a career in a medical office or hospital setting, this program may be just for you! The Medical Office Essentials program is an intensive 184 hour training program where you will develop the necessary computer skills to work in a medical office and an understanding of the medical-related skills, including medical terminology, billing and coding and basic medical office procedures. Upon successful completion of the Medical Office Essentials program, each participant will receive a certificate of competency for the core areas. 184 hrs F08-061 Mon-Thurs, Sep 15-Dec 2 Lisa Rae Roper & Kay Nelson

Dickinson 8 am-noon $559+Text

Chairside Dental Assistant Are you interested in taking an important step toward a promising career in the dental field? If so, consider a career as a Dental Assistant. The Dental Assistant Program emphasized the necessary skills for you to function as an important member of the dental care team under the direction and supervision of a licensed Dental Assistant or a Dentist. You will develop a variety of skills in the classroom and classroom lab environment. This program includes Adult CPR certification. Copy of a TABE test taken within 6 months and proof of current Hepatitis B immunization is required to register. The fee for the TABE test is $10. Call 542-4015 to schedule the test. 84 hrs F08-062 Tues & Thurs, Sep 30-Dec 18 Andrea Anderson

Dickinson 6-9:30 pm $230+Text

Webmaster Certificate This certificate program will take our popular web development class series to the next level! The Webmaster Certificate Program will recognize those students who demonstrate a proficiency in the topics covered in the web development classes. Besides the requirement of completing specific classes, this certificate also requires students successfully complete a website that demonstrates successful mastery of required proficiencies. Call 549-8765 for a complete list of required classes, equipment and website requirements.

Real Estate Prelicensure Training Program Interested in a career in Real Estate, but have no idea how to get started? This is a State approved Real Estate PreLicensing Course covering the entire process of real estate transactions; state laws and rules governing real estate; contract law; deeds and title information; loan processing procedures; the Law of Agency; the requirements and duties of a licensed real estate agent; red-flag situations; communication skills and valuation techniques. This is an outstanding opportunity for those interested in pursuing a career in real estate or for those thinking of buying or selling a house of their own. 66 hrs F08-075 Mon & Wed, Sep 15-Nov 19 Sheila Mischke

Dickinson 6-9 pm $182+Texts

Digital Photography Certificate The Digital Photography Certificate comprised of approximately 150 hours of photography and photo editing classes. Students enroll in the required classes separately and are awarded the certificate upon successful completion of the Portfolio. The Portfolio demonstrates your ability to capture, edit and display photographs by creating both a printed portfolio and an online gallery of 10-15 of your best images. Photos should be related by a common theme or story to produce a unified collection. Pictures should exhibit appropriate sharpness, exposure, and color balance and be free of technical flaws In addition to the photos, you write an artist’s statement describing your photo project, your photographic process and/or the theme of your photo collection. Call 549-8765 for a complete list of required classes, equipment and Portfolio requirements. Cert-002 Kathy Eyster

$175+Class Fees

Cert-001 Nora McDougall $175+Class Fees

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Senior Classes Over 50 and FIT

The Upside of Downsizing Simplifying your life can be the most positive thing you ever do, and it can happen at any age or stage of life. Downsizing is more than giving away our possessions, it is an attitude. Find out how simplification, preparation, and organization can give you great freedom. This workshop will give you an overview of what downsizing might entail; from a look at documents you should have, to how to decide who gets Grandma’s pearls. 2.5 hrs F08-090 Saturday, Oct 25 Leigh Ann Christian

Dickinson 9-11:30 am $12

Estate Planning: Wills & Trusts This workshop provides an overview of basic wills and trusts. It will cover what everyone should know about a will and/or trust and the pros and cons for both. Also discussed are options to protect your assets from federal estate tax. Participants will also receive information on probate, procedures dealing with courts, power of attorney and health care declaration (living will). 3.25 hrs F08-083 Thursday, Sep 25 Claudia Denker

Dickinson 6-9:15 pm $19

F08-215.1 Dickinson Mondays, Sep 15-Nov 17 10:15-11:30 am Patty Holman $38 F08-215.2 Tuesdays, Sep 16-Nov 18 Laura Coulter

Dickinson 5:35-6:35 pm $31

F08-215.3 Weds, Sep 17-Nov 19 Staff

Dickinson 10:15-11:30 am $38

F08-215.4 Mondays, Dec 1-15 Patty Holman

Dickinson 10:15-11:30 am $15

Internet and E-mail Basics for Senior Citizens Along with other seniors, you will learn to surf the Net! Discover the hidden treasures of the Internet and how to communicate with e-mail. You will learn how to e-mail friends and family, browse websites of your interest, search for information, download upgrades, and freeware and how to get help! Join us in this interactive hands-on class to keep you afloat when using the Internet. 16 hrs F08-006 Mon & Wed, Sep 29-Oct 22 Kay Nelson

Stretching Your Wings in Your Empty Nest The kids are gone and the house is eerily quiet. You and your spouse have spent much of your time and attention raising your children, now what do you do? It is time to rediscover the person you have spent so many years with. Learn how to jump start your relationship with some practical and fun things couples can do to re-connect with each other. Sign up for class and call it “date night” by going to an early dinner before coming to class! 3 hrs F08-171 Thursday, Sep 18 Jana Staton

This class is for individuals over 50 who may have arthritis, osteoporosis, are overweight or deconditioned as well as those who are active but would like a more gentle approach. The class focuses on toning, balance, and stretching using hand weights, stability ball and some mat work. Discussions on healthy foods, easy to do exercises at home and issues specific to those over 50 are included. You must be able to get up and down from the floor unassisted.

Dickinson 6:30-9:30 pm $14

Dickinson 1-3 pm $68

Using Word For Correspondence For Seniors Do you love writing letters? Would you like to know how to use your computer to print labels, envelopes or other items that need special formatting? This introductory course will cover the basic tasks you need to create and edit documents, use different fonts and change margins. Basic computer skills required. 12 hrs F08-014 Tues & Thurs, Oct 21-30 Kay Nelson

Register with Visa or MC-Call 549-8765

Dickinson 9 am-noon $57

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Wellness & Massage Classes Personal Wellness Classes Creating a Wellness Lifestyle

Massage & Relaxation Classes Neck and Shoulder Release

Creating Wellness Habits and making them part of our daily routine not only improves your health and saves you money on medical expenses, it creates dramatic changes in your overall quality of life. Discover time tested principles, and best kept secrets that thousands of wellness doctors use for themselves and their families. By combining nutrition, exercise and strategies to change unhealthy habits this active class will have you on the road to a healthier lifestyle in no time. 2.5 hrs

Learn to help yourself or a friend find relief with EFFECTIVE, simple, handson pressure/release techniques. Through discussion, demonstration and practice, you’ll be introduced to fundamental information about anatomy, pressure, Swedish strokes, stretching, and other tips. These techniques have helped relieve common stiff muscle complaints or provided useful support for medical and chiropractic care. Wear a T-shirt that bares the neck and bring a regular pillow the first night. Come alone or sign up with a partner, but don’t miss the first class. 5 hrs

F08-175 Thursdays, Oct 9 James Helmer

Dickinson 5:30-8 pm $12

F08-178 Thursdays, Sep 25-Oct 2 Diane Godfrey

Dickinson 6-8:30 pm $33

Back Rub Basics The Tao of Health This class will introduce the Taoist concept of health and teach students how to apply it in daily life. Working with a Licensed Acupuncturist, students will analyze their health status by identifying constitutional weaknesses and imbalances. With this knowledge we can make specific lifestyle changes to strengthen and harmonize the body’s energy. 6 hrs F08-176 Mondays, Sep 15-29 Paul Gourguechon

Dickinson 7-9 pm $21

Aromatherapy: Essential Oils for Health & Wellness The use of essential oils dates back to 300 B.C.. Learn easy and practical ways to utilize essential oils. This class discusses briefly the history, what makes essential oils effective for relieving stress or maintaining health, and necessary cautions. Arouse your senses as we sniff and learn about eight easy-to-use oils. You will receive a selection of essential oils to take home to begin enjoying the benefits of Aromatherapy right away. 2 hrs F08-177 Saturday, Nov 8 Diane Godfrey

Receive and give the benefits of massage while learning safe and appropriate methods for those stressed and sore back muscles. Bring a pillow, water and wear comfortable clothing. You will take home a massage kit. Price per person, partners required. 4 hrs F08-179 Thursdays, Oct 9-16 Diane Godfrey

Dickinson 6:30-8:30 pm $30

Oh My Aching Feet! Are your feet tired at the end of the day, sore and achy after a long walk? Take care of your feet and feel more comfortable and energized. Learn the theory of reflexology and some effective massage and pressure techniques. We will practice on ourselves and/or partners after a warm foot bath. Bring two towels and a bottle of water for drinking. Take home happy feet and a foot massage kit. 2 hrs F08-180 Thursdays, Sep 18 Diane Godfrey

Dickinson 6:30-8:30 pm $25

Dickinson 10 am-noon $25

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Mind & Body Fitness

Staying Healthy and Fit is not just a fad.... it’s a way of life! Whether you want to slim down or tone up, have more energy, or just look and feel better, we offer a number of classes to fit your schedule. At the lifelong Learning Center, we strive to continually stay up-to-date in the ever-changing fitness industry with a variety of classes and passionate instructors. Enjoy great camaraderie in a social atmosphere and achieve real fitness results in an environment that makes you feel at home, no matter what your current fitness level may be. Please be sure to dress comfortably and wear athletic shoes. A towel and water are highly recommended and a mat is required for all Yoga/Pilates type classes.

Can’t Decide? Try a FREE introduction Class! All free introduction classes are held at the Lifelong Learning Center. Class descriptions are in the following pages. Dress comfortably and don’t forget your water. Space is limited; call 549-8765 to reserve your slot today! F08-181 Wednesday, Sep 3

6-7 pm 6-7 pm

Tai Chi F08-186 Thursday, Sep 11

6:45-7:45 pm

F08-187 Thursday, Sep 11

5:30-6:30 pm

F08-188 Tuesday, Sep 9

noon-1 pm

Cardio Striptease

Burn & Firm Pilates 6:45-7:45 pm

F08-189 Wed, Sep 10

5:30-6:30 pm

Tribal Bellydance with Drumming

Yoga for Fitness F08-184 Tuesday, Sep 2

6:30-7:30 pm

Strength & Flexibility

Qigong

F08-183 Wed, Sep 10

F08-185 Tuesday, Sep 2

Zumba

Rear Attitude

F08-182 Tuesday, Sep 9

Hip Hop

4:30-5:30 pm

F08-190 Tuesday, Sep 9

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Mind & Body Fitness Meditation

Introduction to Yoga Workshop

Meditation is an aspect of all established spiritual traditions and has a strong presence in some modern therapies. Meditation can help one to relax and “de-stress,” to look more objectively on life situations, and to settle more comfortably into the “intuitive mind.” Whatever your reason for wishing to learn meditation, the basic learning is the same. The class is crafted for beginners, however those with some experience should also benefit. A variety of cushions, benches, and chairs will be available. 10 hrs

Welcome to Yoga! This class is designed to familiarize beginners with basic yoga postures and breathing techniques. With an emphasis on personal instruction, this class gives you a solid foundation before moving into other yoga classes. All levels welcome. Yoga mat required. If you are signed up for a Yoga class and want to experience a little first or if you aren’t sure if Yoga is for you, try this workshop. 2 hrs

F08-191 Tuesdays, Sep 16-Nov 18 Rowan Conrad

Open Way 4:30-5:30 pm $31

F08-194 Saturday, Sep 13 Sherie Caldwell

Dickinson 9-11 am $10

Gentle Yoga

Introduction to Qigong Qigong increases one’s sense of well-being and relaxation. It improves balance, overall health and longevity. Starting with Twelve Treasures and Spiral and Tripod (Wild Goose, Kunlun School), the slow, gentle movements are suitable for all ages and fitness levels. Recommended by Drs. Roizen and Oz in: You Staying Young. After every class you will feel significantly increased energy and peacefulness. 10 hrs F08-192.1 Dickinson Tuesdays, Sep 16-Nov 25 10:15-11:15 am Don Jenni $31 F08-192.2 Tuesdays, Sep 16-Nov 25 Don Jenni F08-192.3 Tuesdays, Dec 2-16 Don Jenni

If you are looking for a relaxing yoga class incorporating gentle poses and stretches to relieve stress and anxiety, this class is for you! It includes detailed instructions which will deepen your awareness of proper alignment in each pose. An excellent class for beginners or those who prefer a slower and easier pace. Yoga mat required. 10 hrs F08-195.1 Tuesdays, Sep 16-Nov 18 Missy Adams

Dickinson 9-10 am $31

F08-195.2 Dickinson Thursdays, Sep 18-Nov 20 10:15-11:15 am Missy Adams $31 F08-195.3 Thursdays, Dec 4-18 Missy Adams

Dickinson 10:15-11:15 am $13

Dickinson 6-7 pm $31 Dickinson 5:30-6:30 pm $13

Sculpt Yoga

& Tone

The Chinese Treasure for Longevity is an ancient Chinese exercise that increases strength, improves both balance & coordination at every fitness level. It can be done by anyone from 16 to 99. Tai Chi is easy to learn yet a challenge to perform. Dress comfortably. 10 hrs

Improve your muscle tone in this class that fuses strength training and core abdominal work with traditional Yoga practices. We will focus on a different muscle group each week to build the strength and stamina necessary for challenging Yoga postures while sculpting your body. Yoga mat required. 10 hrs

F08-193 Thursdays, Sep 18-Nov 20 Carol Ammons

F08-196 Hellgate Elementary Mondays, Sep 15-Nov 17 6:35-7:35 pm Jennifer Hoover $31

Tai Chi

Dickinson 6:45-7:45 pm $31

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Mind & Body Fitness Yoga

Hot Yoga

Discover Yoga! The ancient practice of Yoga is an experiential path of selfdiscovery and holistic health. Our yoga classes are based on traditional Hatha Yoga techniques and principles of alignment-integrating postures, breathing exercises & relaxation to help people of all ages improve physical fitness, flexibility, and balance, as well as mental clarity, stress management, and overall well-being. All levels welcome. Yoga mat required. 10 hrs

Turn it up a notch with yoga in a heated room. Hot yoga is a series of 26 poses performed in a series. You will sweat, learn to breath fully, and develop a strong Yoga foundation in this challenging class. This class is appropriate for individuals with all levels of experience with Yoga. Yoga mat & towel required. 15 hrs

F08-197.1 Mondays, Sep 22-Nov 17 Maryse Dimeglio

Dickinson 5:35-6:35 pm $28

F08-197.2 Administration Building Tuesdays, Sep 16-Nov 18 4:30-5:30 pm Heidi Junkersfeld $31 F08-197.3 Administration Building Thursdays, Sep 18-Nov 20 5:15-6:15 pm Heidi Junkersfeld $31 F08-197.4 Wednesdays, Sep 17-Nov 19 Sherie Caldwell

Dickinson 9-10 am $31

F08-197.5 Dickinson Saturdays, Sep 27-Oct 18 10:15-11:15 am Dawn Hansberry $15 F08-197.6 Wednesdays, Dec 3-17 Sherie Caldwell

Dickinson 9-10 am $13

Continuing Yoga This class is for experienced yoga students who are ready to study at the next level; a balanced practice of postures linked through creative flow with attention to breathing, alignment, and mindfulness. This class will include Pranayama practice (breathing techniques), balancing flow series, and an introduction to Backbends (wheel, King Pigeon) and Inversions (shoulder stands, headstands and handstands) presented in a safe yet challenging way. Yoga mat required. 12.5 hrs F08-198 Fridays, Sep 19-Nov 21 Maryse Dimeglio

Dickinson 10-11:15 am $38

F08-199.1 Tuesdays, Sep 16-Nov 18 Jennifer Hoover

Dickinson 6:45-8:15 pm $44

F08-199.2 Dickinson Saturdays, Oct 25-Nov 15 10:15-11:45 am Jennifer Hoover $21 F08-199.3 Tuesdays, Dec 2-16 Jennifer Hoover

Dickinson 6:45-8:15 pm $17

Yoga for Fitness This athletic style of Yoga blends balance, strength, flexibility and power by linking moves such as push ups, sit ups and squats with traditional yoga postures in a flowing fitness format. More challenging postures are explored and may include arm balances, inversions, twists, and back bends to increase strength, length, and tone of your muscles. Although some Yoga experience is recommended, modifications and options are offered when necessary so that every student works to their ability. Yoga mat required. 10 hrs F08-200 Dickinson Wednesdays, Sep 17-Nov 19 4:30-5:30 pm Jackie Kohlbeck $31

Corepower Yoga Get ready to sweat! Corepower Yoga is an intense, vinyassa flow performed in a moderately warm room (90) which concentrates on core strength. Challenge your mind and body connection with this high energy, invigorating class that will leave you feeling calm or give you that extra energy you need. Yoga mat required. 12.5 hrs F08-201 Thursdays, Sep 18-Nov 20 Jennifer Hoover

Register with Visa or MC-Call 549-8765

Dickinson 6:45-8:00 pm $38

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Aerobic & Strength Classes Introduction to Pilates Sculpt long, lean muscles from head to toe! Pilates is a deep muscle conditioning method that tones the whole body, with special emphasis on the powerhouse (the abdominal, gluteus, inner thigh and back muscles). It improves flexibility and posture while strengthening the muscles of the torso and around the spine to help prevent injuries and alleviate chronic pain. The exercises can be modified to range from gentle to challenging, depending on your fitness level and goals. Yoga mat required. 10 hrs F08-202.1 Hellgate Elementary Mondays, Sep 15-Nov 17 5:30-6:30 pm Jennifer Hoover $31 F08-202.2 Tuesdays, Sep 23-Nov 18 Maryse Dimeglio F08-202.3 Thursdays, Sep 18-Nov 20 Missy Adams

Dickinson 4:30-5:30 pm $28 Dickinson 9-10 am $31

Burn & Firm Pilates Burn fat, tone and lengthen muscles faster and more efficiently by combining fluid, large muscle, low-impact Pilatesinspired moves with resistance to get your best Pilates body in no time. This class is appropriate for all fitness levels. Yoga mat required. 10 hrs F08-203 Dickinson Wednesdays, Sep 17-Nov 19 6:45-7:45 pm Caryn Schwarze $31

Experience the energetic flow of yoga combined with core-strengthening Pilates exercises. Each class will link yoga postures with flexibility, balance and breathing of Hatha Yoga & Pilates. Class will end with a guided relaxation. Students are encouraged to move at their own pace. A yoga mat required. Dress comfortably. 10 hrs

F08-204.2 Thursdays, Sep 18-Nov 20 Dawn Hansberry

Take your pilates understanding and training to the next level. Classes focus on continued strengthening and toning of core abdominal and back muscles using more advanced moves. Previous pilates training required. 10 hrs F08-205.1 Mondays, Sep 22-Nov 17 Maryse Dimeglio

Dickinson 4:30-5:30 pm $28

F08-205.2 Mondays, Dec 1-15 Maryse Dimeglio

Dickinson 4:30-5:30 pm $13

Awesome Abs Everyone wants a firmer, flatter stomach, don’t they? Your abdominal muscles will be flexed into shape with our 30 minute abdominal class. Your stomach can be stronger and more toned as well as your back and tush. No more flabby guts and less than optimum posture--in no time you’ll be feeling great and looking terrific! Wear athletic shoes and dress comfortably. 5 hrs F08-206.1 Tuesdays, Sep 16-Nov 25 Jessica Blackman F08-206.2 Weds, Sep 17-Nov 19 Monique Fortmann

Dickinson 4:30-5 pm $18 Dickinson 12:15-12:45 pm $18

Rear Attitude Lower body training at its finest! All you’ll need to feel the burn, tone and shape your booty is 30 minutes! Just Do It--Your body will thank you! 5 hrs F08-207 Dickinson Wednesdays, Sep 17-Nov 19 6:35-7:05 pm Kristen Robbins $18

Yoga/Pilates Fusion

F08-204.1 Mondays, Sep 15-Nov 17 Sherie Caldwell

Continuing Pilates

Dickinson 9-10 am $31 Dickinson 4:30-5:30 pm $31

Tummies, Tushes and Thighs Need help with Tummies, Tushes, & Thighs? Join the group that will concentrate on these areas by using a variety of equipment and techniques to give you the results you want. One of our most popular classes-- this class fills up fast! 10 hrs F08-208.1 Mondays, Sep 15-Nov 17 Virginia Sullivan

Dickinson 5:45-6:45 pm $31

F08-208.2 Wednesdays, Dec 3-17 Kristen Robbins

Dickinson 5:30-6:30 pm $13

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Aerobic & Strength Classes Cardio Kickbox

Cardio & Core

Get ready to burn some serious calories with this super-charged shadow boxing workout! Inspired by the combination of martial arts and boxing, Cardio Kickbox will boost your power kicks, improve your speed and enhance your agility. 10 hrs

Enjoy non-stop body sculpting accompanied by heart pumping cardio as you create a leaner, stronger, more flexible body using a variety of equipment along with classic sculpting, cardio and stretching techniques. Appropriate for all fitness levels. Guaranteed to get your sweat on! 10 hrs

F08-209 Hellgate Elementary Tuesdays, Sep 16-Nov 25 5:30-6:30 pm Caryn Schwarze $31

Cardio and Conditioning

F08-212.1 Dickinson Wednesdays, Sep 17-Nov 19 5:30-6:30 pm Leslie Laird $31

Burn fat and tone your body with this blend of fun cardio moves and strength-training exercises. You’ll be sweating and using a variety of techniques and equipment to get the strong, sleek body you deserve. This is a great class to add to your fitness regimen. Do it for YOU! 10 hrs

F08-212.2 Saturdays, Sep 27-Nov 15 Staff

F08-210.1 Thursdays, Sep 18-Nov 20 Heidi Meili

Dickinson noon-1 pm $31

Cardio Striptease

F08-210.2 Thursdays, Dec 4-18 Heidi Meili

Dickinson noon-1 pm $13

Step & Sculpt Beginning and intermediate steppers will enjoy this progressive step class. You will go through easy to follow choreography that is both fun and interesting while sculpting your upper and lower body with weights, resistance tubing, stability balls and gliding discs. 10 hrs F08-211 Tuesdays, Sep 16-Nov 25 Jessica Blackman

Dickinson 5-6 pm $31

Dickinson 9-10 am $26

The only thing you will be taking off in this class is…pounds! Add this fun and amazing workout for women to your fitness regimen. You will leave sculpted, toned, and energized. Cardio Striptease is not only a great cardio workout...you develop confidence in your feminine wiles and enjoy your body---regardless of your age, shape or size. Come try it and see for yourself what the excitement is all about. Dress comfortably in workout gear and gym or dance shoes. 10 hrs F08-213 Dickinson Wednesdays, Sep 17-Nov 19 5:35-6:35 pm Meagan Fladwood $31

Holiday Boot Camp Get ready for an exciting program designed to challenge, tone, and trim your entire body with 12 one-hour sessions. Holiday Boot Camp isn’t the painful military training you might expect from a boot camp class. Well, there is some work, but there’s a lot of holiday cheer, too. The emphasis is on fun-with three weeks of energizing activities to help you reach your fitness goals, de-stress, and prevent holiday weight gain as well as get in better shape by the new year! Boredom is not an option in this program which includes calisthenics, plyometrics, resistance training, cardio challenges, stability ball exercises, Yoga & Pilates! All fitness levels welcome. 12 hrs F08-214 Mon-Thurs, Dec 1-18 Staff

Register with Visa or MC-Call 549-8765

Dickinson 5:15-6:15 pm $36

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Strength Classes Indoor Cycling

Strength & Flexibility Create a stronger, toned & more flexible body using classic toning, sculpting, and stretching techniques combined with basic Yoga, Pilates & Fitball exercises. This intense total body workout targets muscles you didn’t even know you had. Yoga mat required. 10 hrs F08-215.1 Tuesdays, Sep 16-Nov 18 Jackie Kohlbeck F08-215.2 Thursdays, Sep 18-Nov 20 Dawn Hansberry

Dickinson noon-1 pm $31 Dickinson 5:35-6:35 pm $31

Sport Stretch & Self Defense Put a great combination of stretching moves together with self defense hitting moves and you have now entered a whole new experience! Gain skills as you learn hand and body movements with low-line kicks that will feel like a total hand, body, and sole experience. This combination class will give you a sense of empowerment that will enhance your overall well-being, fitness, and vitality. 12 hrs F08-216 Hellgate Elementary Thursdays, Sep 18-Nov 6 7:15-8:45 pm James Howell $36

Over 50 and FIT This class is for individuals over 50 who may have arthritis, osteoporosis, are overweight or deconditioned as well as those who are active but would like a more gentle approach. The class focuses on toning, balance, and stretching using hand weights, stability ball and some mat work. Discussions on healthy foods, easy to do exercises at home and issues specific to those over 50 are included. You must be able to get up and down from the floor unassisted.

Nothing beats indoor cycling classes for a low-impact, high intensity cardio workout. With driving music and great drills, experience the best sweat you’ve ever had while burning maximum calories. Indoor cycling classes welcome students of all levels, as you control your own resistance and speed allowing continuous progress from any fitness level. If you’re new to indoor cycling, come early so your instructor can give you some pointers! 10 hrs F08-218.1 Tuesdays, Sep 16-Nov 25 Kim Becker F08-218.2 Thursdays, Sep 18-Nov 20 Laura Coulter

Dickinson 9-10 am $31 Dickinson 4:30-5:30 pm $31

Cycle & Core Fusion What’s HOT in fitness? Cardio cycling and core training combined in one class! That’s right, the best of both worlds. After a powerful cycling workout, you’ll be led through a challenging series of core work, incorporating Yoga, Pilates &/or stability ball exercises. Try this phenomenal class for a total body workout that blasts away the fat! 12.5 hrs F08-219 Mondays, Sep 15-Nov 17 Missy Adams

Dickinson 4:30-5:40 pm $38

Zumba

F08-217.3 Weds, Sep 17-Nov 19 Staff

Dickinson 10:15-11:30 am $38

Zumba is rapidly becoming the next fitness sensation! It is hot, sexy, soulful, and most importantly, FUN! Zumba fuses Latin rhythms and easy to follow moves to create a dynamic workout that will blow you away! The routines feature interval training sessions where fast and slow rhythms are combined to tone & sculpt your body while burning fat. No dance experience needed. 10 hrs

F08-217.4 Mondays, Dec 1-15 Patty Holman

Dickinson 10:15-11:30 am $15

F08-220 Thursdays, Sep 18-Nov 20 Kelly Smith

F08-217.1 Dickinson Mondays, Sep 15-Nov 17 10:15-11:30 am Patty Holman $38 F08-217.2 Tuesdays, Sep 16-Nov 18 Laura Coulter

Dickinson 5:35-6:35 pm $31

Dickinson 5:35-6:35 pm $31

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Dance Classes Beginning Hip Hop Funky and FUN! This class introduces the non-dancer or dancer to the style of Hip Hop dance. You will have a blast practicing basic elements and learn an extended routine while gaining strength, flexibility, coordination, and rhythm. Enjoy an atmosphere of openness and enthusiasm for each individual’s personal style. 10 hrs F08-221 Hellgate Elementary Thursdays, Sep 18-Nov 20 6-7 pm Meagan Fladwood $31

Belly Dance Whether you are a beginner or have prior belly dancing experience, you will build on basic routines using choreographed steps and movements to feel this ancient Middle Eastern Art. Bring a hip scarf. Optional supplies are finger cymbals, veil, and cane. Instructor will discuss supplies the first night; you are encouraged to practice with them at home and during class. 15 hrs F08-222 Dickinson Wednesdays, Sep 17-Nov 19 7:15-8:45 pm Ilse (Ann) Higgins $44

Tribal Belly Dance with Drumming It doesn’t get any better than this! Come join the excitement and energy of learning basic tribal style positions, hip and chest isolations, hand and arm movements, and traveling steps with a live drummer to enhance your belly dance experience. Bare midriff not required. All levels welcome. 10 hrs F08-223 Mondays, Sep 15-Nov 17 Kelly Neumayer

Dickinson 6:50-7:50 pm $46

Ballroom DancingCha Cha & Rumba Would you like to look like you’ve been Dancing with the Stars? Well, now is your chance! You will learn the basic steps and attitude of the Cha Cha and Rumba while looking great and having fun! Couples/ partners needed.. 5 hrs F08-225 Fridays, Sep 19-Oct 17 Trankel & Gilder

Dickinson 6-7 pm $18

Ballroom DancingWaltz & Foxtrot Here’s another chance to learn more Ballroom Dancing and be ready for the dance floor! The waltz and foxtrot are two of the standards on the dance floor. Learn the basic steps of these dances and how to look like you are floating across the dance floor. Couples/partners needed. 5 hrs F08-226 Fridays, Oct 24-Nov 21 Trankel & Gilder

Dickinson 6-7 pm $18

Ballroom Dancing-Jive Here’s another fun, lively dance to learn, reminiscent of the Jitterbug and Lindyhop styles from the 1920’s--also called the East Coast Swing. The Jive is danced to a bouncy rhythm such as rock & roll and includes moves such as flicks, kicks, twirls & spins. Couples/partners needed. 5 hrs F08-227 Fridays, Sep 19-Oct 17 Trankel & Gilder

Dickinson 7:10-8:10 pm $18

Beginning Modern Dance

Ballroom Dancing-Tango

Ballet moves to the Black-eyed Peas? What? This class is really very cool. Modern dance itself was first created as a rebellion against ballet and later became a fusion of new expressive ways of moving incorporating technical dance forms. It all adds up to a great dance and a very thorough whole body workout. Don’t hold yourself back, discover this class! 10 hrs

Are you looking for a little more romance? The Tango is an expression of the relationship between a man and woman and is danced to express a variety of emotions. The movements can be slow and sensuous, or lively with clipped, staccato movements and head turns for the woman to emulate lovers arguing. Couples/partners needed. 5 hrs

F08-224 Tuesdays, Sep 16-Nov 25 Jen Stearns

F08-228 Fridays, Oct 24-Nov 21 Trankel & Gilder

Dickinson 7:10-8:10 pm $18

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Dickinson 7:10-8:10 pm $31


Registration Information Questions? Call 549-8765 during office hours 8 am-8 pm, Mon-Fri and Saturdays when classes are scheduled at Dickinson.

Satisfaction Guarantee We are proud of the quality of our programs. If after attending the first class or the first hour of a onesession class you are not completely satisfied, we will credit your class fee to another class of your choice. To receive the class fee credit, please obtain a signed Satisfaction Guarantee Form from your instructor during the first class, complete the form and turn into the Adult Education office within 7 days. The credit must be used within six months of the payment date.

Refund Policy

Four Easy Ways To Register............. By Mail

● Complete a Registration form for each person registering ● Fees are due at the time of registration and can be paid by check, Visa or Master Card ● Mail Registration Form and Tuition to: Adult Education, 310 S. Curtis, Missoula MT 59801

We are happy to provide a full refund if you have to cancel a class, as long as you notify the Adult Education office during business hours at 549-8765 by the class By Fax Refund Deadline printed on your Enrollment Information ● Complete a sheet. Should the Adult Education office cancel a class, Registration form you will be notified and receive a full refund. for each person registering ● Fax to 523-4000 Participation and Age Requirements ● Fees are due at the time of Students must be at least 16 years of age to register and attend adult education classes. Only registered students registration and can be paid by completing Visa or Master Card are allowed in the classroom. Auditing or viewing information on Form classes is not permitted. Children are not permitted to ● You can Fax 24 hours a day, 7 accompany parents to classes unless it is a parenting days a week. class and specified in the description.

By Phone

Bookstore The Lifelong Learning Center Bookstore carries an inventory of most required textbooks. Sorry-no refunds on book purchases.

Special Needs If you require special services (i.e. access to elevators, sign language interpreters, etc.) call the Adult Education office at 549-8765 two weeks before the class begins or if registering prior to that, at the time of registration.

Disclaimer This class schedule is published for informational purposes only. Although every effort is made to ensure accuracy at the time of publication, it shall not be construed to be an irrevocable contract between the student and MCPS. MCPS reserves the right to cancel classes or make any changes in the content and provisions of this class schedule without notice.

Policy of Nondiscrimination MCPS Adult Education Division is committed to provide all persons 16 years of age and older an equal opportunity for education, employment and participation in Adult and Continuing Education activities without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, or handicap. Inquiries concerning Title IX may be referred to Monique Fortmann, 310 South Curtis, Msla, Montana, 59801 or call 549-8765.

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● Call (406) 549-8765 and be prepared to provide all of the information on the Registration Form for each person registering ● Fees are due at the time of registration and can be paid with Visa or Master Card credit or debit cards

In Person

● Bring completed Registration Form to the Adult Education office at 310 S. Curtis, Missoula MT ● Fees are due at the time of registration and can be paid with cash, check, Visa or Master Card credit/debit cards, Purchase Orders, Authorizations or Requisitions ● Office hours are 8 am-8 pm Monday-Friday.

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