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COMMUNITY ED CLASSES ART & MUSIC Ceramics Working in stoneware and porcelain clay through slab hand building and wheel throwing. Includes kiln loading and glaze calculation and mixing. Open lab time available. Must purchase one box of clay. Instructor: Alan Miner 14 Week Course Day: Thursday (Lab Friday – 1 to 4 p.m.) Dates: Jan. 18 to Apr. 26 Time: 5 to 8:30 p.m. Fee: $300 Room: 117 7 Week Course Day: Tuesday (Lab Wednesday – 1 to 4 p.m.) Dates: Jan. 16 to Mar. 6 Time: 1 to 4:30 p.m. Fee: $150 Room: 117

Community Choir

Performance class culminating in a concert at the end of the semester. Repertoire ranges from classical to standards to broadway to contemporary. Full ensemble as well as smaller ensembles and solos. Previous choral experience and/ or reading music is a plus, but not required. Music is provided and is generally rated at intermediate level. Partial scholarships may be available. Instructor: Melba Valdez Day: Monday Dates: Jan. 22 to May 7 Time: 5:30 - 7 p.m. Location: First Christian Church Fee: $99

Freestyle Painting An opportunity to paint with others and hone your skills in a supportive environment. Oils, acrylics, watercolors, pastels – whatever your choice. No instruction but lots of camaraderie. Other artists in the class are happy to provide suggestions and critiques if asked. Flexible hours. Bring a lunch and come for the full five hours or just stay for a two or three, in the morning or afternoon. Instructor: Bonnie Soley Day: Tuesday Dates: Jan. 16 to May 1 Time: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Fee: $65 Room: 115 MuseScore MuseScore is a professional quality music notation software that can include piano, guitar, other instruments, and voices. It is open source and completely free, and you can transfer music to and from other programs via XML. It allows you to change keys and transpose, and save, print your music. This 3-hour course will cover input of notes, rhythms, chord and chord symbols and other functions. Prerequisite: knowledge of basic note counting and pitch designation is required to use the program. It is desirable to bring your own laptop.

Instructor: Dr. Robert Walshe Day: Saturday Date: Jan. 27 Time: 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Fee: $65 Room: 101


CompuClinic CompuClinic is a place you can go to when you need computer help. It isn’t really a class, and there are no organized lessons. It is simply


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somewhere to go when you have a question or two (or more!) about computers that you need answered. Feel free to stop by even if you don’t have questions, because you just might learn something by listening in on how others fixed their problems! Instructor: Silas Laspada Day: Thursday Date: Jan. 4 - May 10 Time: 9 to 11 a.m. Cost: Free Room: 101

the most intact 19th-century military forts in the country and is the best-preserved fort in New Mexico. Found just outside the town of Lincoln and surrounded by the Lincoln National Forest, the 240-acre site is best known for its roles in the Indian Wars and the Civil War. Lunch TBA. April 21, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The Billy the Kid Tour The village of Lincoln, New Mexico, is a community frozen in time. Lincoln Historic Site preserves numerous historical buildings much as they were during one of the most violent periods of New Mexico history. President Rutherford B. Hayes called Lincoln’s main street “the most dangerous street in America.” In this quiet one-street village, New Mexico History Tours participants can stroll in the footsteps of Sheriff Pat Garrett, Billy the Kid, and other famous and infamous characters involved in the Lincoln County War, 1878-1881. Includes lunch at the famous Dolan House. May 19, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

HISTORICAL ADVENTURES WITH ENMU-RUIDOSO Make history come alive with Living History Tours in historic Lincoln County! Jack Shuster is degreed in History with a field of interest in Social and Cultural History of the American People. A Living Historian and Reenactor, Jack will take you back in history to the first residents of the area and how they lived and bring you through history to the present day. All tours include tour guide, transportation from ENMU-Ruidoso, entry fees to sites and lunch. Each tour is $100 per person, limited seating available.

HOME & GARDEN Rainwater Harvesting/ Management System Design The course will cover steps in reducing treated water use, design, installation and use various rainwater harvesting and gray water usage systems for businesses and residences, and development of a rainfall and gray water usage plan for your property. The course will also review of existing rainwater regulations, introduce drip irrigation ‘black water’ systems; and answer your questions. Numerous handouts will be provided. The course

The Missions of the Hondo Valley A tour, of the Roman Catholic Missions formed in the 1800s to serve rural communities in the Ruidoso and Hondo River Valleys of New Mexico. These will include missions that stretch from San Ysidro in Glencoe to San Jose in Picacho, all rich in paintings, hand carved Santos and more. Some interesting graveyards, too. Some of these missions lasted longer that others but as times changed and transportation by automobile eclipsed horses and wagon, they were all merged into Saint Jude Thaddeus Mission in San Patricio in 1967. Tour includes a lunch stop at the Historic Tinnie Silver Dollar. April 7, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 5, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Fort Stanton Established in 1855, Fort Stanton may be one of ENMU-Ruidoso 2018 Spring Class Schedule


is a must for Lincoln and Otero County residents, and members of the Mescalero Apache Tribe. Instructor: Jim Miller Day: Wednesday Dates: Feb. 7, Mar. 7, Apr. 4, May 2 Time: 5:30 to 8 p.m. Fee: $35 Room: 102 or TBA


Alcohol Server The New Mexico Liquor Control Act Mandates that every liquor license, lessee or server who manages, directs or controls the sale or service of alcohol for consumption on or off the license premises must satisfactorily complete an alcohol server program every five years. Our class provides all the state required training and covers all state laws and regulations concerning the sale and service of alcohol, liquor liability issues and driving under the influence of alcohol. Participants must be at least 19 years old and have valid photo validation. Instructor: Lalene Grogg Day: Tuesday Dates: Feb. 13, Mar. 13, Apr. 10, May 8 Time: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Fee: $40 Room: 109 Financial Strategies for Small Business Owners Workshop This free workshop will address financial issues for existing and new small business owners. Topics will include one or more of the following: financial management, banking, loans, credit reports, cash flow management, record keeping and time management. You will also learn about financial tools and resources available to small business owners. Presented by the Small Business Development Center along with guest presenters from a local bank. Instructor: SBDC Instructor Day: Thursday Dates: Feb. 22

Time: 1 to 4 p.m. Fee: Free Room: 108 First Aid & CPR AED for Healthcare providers One day, all day First Aid and CPR AED certification class for people in the Health and Wellness fields. Class size limited to 16, although future classes will be scheduled. Instructor: Julie Guillen Day: Friday Dates: Feb. 9 Time: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fee: $65 Room: 120 Google Places and Facebook for Small Business Workshop Learn how to market and promote your small business online and through social media. The first part of this workshop (1-2 p.m.) will teach you how to “claim your business listing� on Google Places so that your business will show up on Google searches and maps. The second part of the workshop (2-4 p.m.) will focus on Facebook. Learn how to create a business fan page and how to use Facebook as a marketing tool to increase business and sales. Both of these methods are free or low cost. Attend one or both sessions. Instructor: SBDC Instructor Day: Thursday Dates: April 19 Time: 1 to 4 p.m. Fee: Free Room: 108 Grant Writing Participants are introduced to the basic components of grant writing and the grant process. This course will cover resources, organizing and writing a proposal, developing a proposed budget and other topics of grant


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writing importance. The instructor will provide a sample proposal and proposal critique. If you have a grant application, bring it to class to write or to be reviewed. Instructor: Jim Miller Days: Tuesday and Wednesday Dates: Mar. 13-14 and Apr. 10-11 Time: 5:30 to 8 p.m. Fee: $89 Room: 102

explore how an idea comes to fruition, why some businesses succeed and some fail, and how planning helps lead to business success. This workshop will help you examine your business ownership potential, area facts and figures, and pre-business decisions as well as basic marketing and financial planning. You will also learn about assistance and resources available to business owners. Presented by the Small Business Development Center. Instructor: SBDC Instructor Day: Thursday Dates: Jan. 18, Mar. 15, May 17 Time: 1 to 4 p.m. Fee: Free Room: 108

Online Cyber Security Certification Program This program is designed to be completed in 9 months. While applicable in the job market, these classes are transferable for college credit.


Forest Health Speaker Series – WUI

Learn about living in a Wildland Urban Interface. A collaborative outreach between USFS, Lincoln National Forest, NM State Forestry, Village of Ruidoso Forestry, Lincoln County, SCMRC & D, Mescalero/BIA, Little Bear Forest Reform Coalition, ENMU-Ruidoso Community Education and private citizens. Speaker: varies Day: Tuesday Date: Mar. 6, June 5 Time: 6 to 8 p.m. Fee: Free Room: 102

Prerequisite: One year computer and network related experience or successful completion of a Computing and Networking Fundamentals course. Other qualifications may apply. Call for information.

The program consists of 5 classes: • Cyber Security Fundamentals • Guide to Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery • Understanding Cyber Security Tools • Cyber Security Defense and Counter Measures • Ethics and Professionalism for Cyber Professionals Instructor: Stephen Miller Online, Self-Paced Fee: $2,595

Wind Energy Development Trends in Lincoln County The course includes the basic theory and use of large scale commercial wind energy generators in Lincoln County and Mescalero. Topics such as New Mexico’s wind resource base, wind energy capacity and production, power collection and transmission networks as well as trends in power storage will be discussed. Host land owner agreements, tax incentives, environmental effects, the American Wind Energy Association and community benefits will conclude the class. The class is ideal for interested community

Starting Your Business Workshop Do you have a business idea? Would you like to explore the feasibility of turning your idea into a profitable business? If so, this free workshop is designed to give you the tools you need to start a business legally and profitably. You will ENMU-Ruidoso 2018 Spring Class Schedule


members, rural Lincoln County property owners and public officials in learning about the benefits from wind farm and power transmission development underway in the northern portion of the County. Instructor: Jim Miller, Southcentral Mountain Economic Development Association Days: Thursday Dates: Mar. 8 Time: 5:30 to 8 p.m. Fee: $10 Room: 102

THEATER ARTS Improvisation Level 1 This is a course of play and fun with the benefit of making you more proficient at thinking on your feet, group interaction and conversation. Whether you want to explore being on stage or just improve your presentation or social skills you will be encouraged and challenged. We will focus on the core principles developed for both comedy and acting improvisation. Play games and do exercises designed to develop the analytical side of your brain to focus on simple goals while opening your creative side to new possibilities. Instructor: Sid Goodloe Day: Tuesday Date: Jan. 30, 6-Week Course Time: 6:30 to 9 p.m. Fee: $150 Room: 102


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WILDLIFE AND ANIMALS Beginner Beekeeping This class is for those interested in learning about bees in our environment and how bees are important to our surrounding area. How to handle and care for your own backyard bee colony. Later this class will require bee attire equipment; which may be purchased at Village Ace Hardware (corner of Mechem and Sudderth) at a discounted rate for students of this class. Instructor: Ray McClure Day: Monday, Tuesday, Friday Date: March, TBA “when weather is slightly above 65°.” Time: TBA Fee: $75

709 Mechem Dr. • Ruidoso, NM 88345

ENMU-Ruidoso Spring 2018 Community Ed Class Schedule  
ENMU-Ruidoso Spring 2018 Community Ed Class Schedule  

Classes for the community; by the community. A variety of subjects and classes.