Winter Community Education classes run Jan. 13 through late March
Kempo-Karate, Robert Allred
Children will develop habits of safety and build self-confidence that will protect them for a lifetime in this fun and exciting program. This terrific self-confidence building process through Universal Kempo-Karate School Association Protection System teaches kids to avoid and recognize dangerous situations, quickly seek help and make an extremely effective personal protection response in self-defense. Parents are always welcome and urged to observe the training class. Tuesday & Thursday, Feb. 4 to March 25 (no class March 27). NLMS Cafeteria 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Class fee $75 plus a $10 temporary membership fee due to instructor at first class or optional $30 fee which includes the $10 temporary membership fee and a uniform.
Children’s Gymnastics, Eleanor Leight
Floor exercises and tumbling for children ages 5 and older. Wednesdays: Jan. 15 to March 5. 5:15 to 6:15 p.m. LSMS Cafeteria. Class fee $48
Singing with Lisa, Lisa Hanson
Come and learn to sing and have fun making friends at the same time! We will be learning songs and how to perform them. Things covered in this class: posture, breathing, head voice, chest voice, ear-training and performance. There will be a mini concert on the last day of class to show family and friends what we learned. Bring a snack to share to this event. This is a six week course, Mondays: Feb. 3 to March 17 (no class Feb. 17). CMH Choir Room 6 to 6:50 p.m. Cost is $100 per student plus $5 fee to the instructor.
Find Your Voice, Lisa Hanson
Find your voice is a class that teaches you how to sing properly so you don’t hurt your vocal chords. We will be working on posture, breathing, head voice, chest voice, ear training and some performance technique. The teacher will provide the songs, however, you may bring a family friendly song to work on. No performance is required, but you may sing a solo if you wish. This is a six week course, Mondays: Feb. 3 to March 17 (no class Feb. 17). CMH Choir Room 7 to 7:50 p.m. Cost is $100 per student plus $5 fee to the instructor.
Adult 40+ Basketball, Alan Schultz
Pick-up games for fun and exercise. Bring a ball and clean shoes. Sorry, no drop-ins allowed. Mondays: Jan. 13 to March 10. NLMS Gym. 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Class fee $25. Max: 23 athletes
Adult 18+ Basketball, Micah Stevens
Have fun and enjoy a workout playing full court basketball for 18 and older. Sorry, no drop-ins allowed. Pre-registration is required. Thursdays: Jan. 16 to March 13. LSMS Gym 8 to 9:30 p.m. Class fee $25. Max: 25 athletes
Ballroom Dancing, Eleanor Leight
Have fun learning the party dances, line dances, ballroom swing, cha cha, waltz and others. Be able to join in dancing at weddings and parties. Bring your friends. Singles are welcome. Wednesdays: Jan. 15 to March 5. 7:15 to 8:45 p.m. LSMS Cafeteria. Class fee $40 singles, $65 couples.
Adult Tap Dancing, Eleanor Leight
If you ever tap danced as a child or ever tap your toes when you hear music playing, come join our class. Lots of fun and good exercise! Wear hard soled shoes. Wednesdays: Jan. 15 to March 5. 6:15 to 7:15 p.m. LSMS Cafeteria/Stage. Class fee $48
Volleyball, Kristie Carl
Play an enjoyable game of volleyball with other adults, co-ed. Tuesday and Thursday Jan. 14 to March 13. 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. NLMS $25 (1X/week) $40 (2X/week). Drop-ins $5 per session.
Zumba Fitness, Kara Peebles
Zumba fuses hypnotic musical rhythms and tantalizing moves to create a dynamic workout system designed to be FUN and EASY TO DO! Tuesday and Thursday Jan. 14 to March 13. (No class Jan. 23) 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. $6 per class (punch cards available). NLMS Cafeteria
Zumba Fitness, Kara Peebles
Zumba fuses hypnotic musical rhythms and tantalizing moves to create a dynamic workout system designed to be FUN and EASY TO DO! Saturdays; Jan. 18 to March 15 (no class Jan. 25 or March 8). 9 to 10 a.m. $6 per class (punch cards available). LSHS Cafeteria
Kitchen and Bath Designs, Gary Hartz
Get organized, spend your money wisely
Thinking about remodeling or designing your dream house? The kitchen and bathrooms are the rooms you’ll use several times each day, and they should be functional as well as beautiful. Come with notepad and questions, and be prepared to talk about cooking, design layout, appliances, counter surfaces, flooring, lighting, fixtures and ventilation. Gary’s light-hearted approach and anecdotes will stir your imagination and help you turn your dreams into realistic plans. With his 30 years of experience in the industry he will answer most all your questions and get you organized for the remodel. Many hand-outs. Thursday, Jan. 16 6:30 to 9 p.m. ESC Conference Room B. Cost is $49.
Organize Your Home in the New Year, Monika Kristofferson
Have your belongings crossed the line from being a source of pleasure to a source of stress? Are you feeling overwhelmed and not sure how to tackle your piles of clutter? Learn the cost of being disorganized. How to create goals for your space so you can enjoy each room. How to tackle clutter and excess belongings, including your clothing closet. How to make decisions on what to keep and what to let go. Decluttering doesn’t have to be stressful if you take it one step at a time. One time class: Tuesday, Jan. 14. 6 to 7:30 p.m. ESC Conference Room A. Class fee $20
Furniture University: Quality, placement and styles to make your home WOW! Kelly DuByne
Develop an eye for craftsmanship and durability, and learn what qualities elevate a chair simply from something to sit on to a personal statement. We’ll discuss furniture styles, unique furniture placement and the instructor’s favorite shopping spots. Thursday, Jan. 23. 6 to 7:30 p.m. ESC Room B. Class fee $20. Min. class size – 3
The Significance of Color, Kelly DuByne
Learn about how color plays an important role in our lives. We’ll talk about the theory behind colors, which colors to use to achieve certain feelings, and how to incorporate color into your home using paint and accessories. Learn about the hot current color trends and how they are reflected in everything from our home décor, clothing and even the color of the vehicles we drive! Instructor will provide a door prize to kick start your project. Kelly will also offer two items to kick start your projects; Starter Paint Kit $45 and Color Keeper Book $6. Thursday, Feb. 13. 6 to 7:30 p.m. ESC Room B. Class fee $20. Min. class size – 3
Advanced Dog Obedience, Kim Dailey
This class is for the dog and handler who have completed the basic class. We will work on polishing previous commands and adding some new ones and working towards off-leash. GW cafeteria or covered play area. Choose one session, Tuesdays: Jan. 14 to Feb. 18 or Feb. 25 to April 15 (no class March 18 or April 1). 7 to 8 p.m. $60.
Introduction to Personal Computers, Marilyn Langdon
Learn the basics of using a computer, including turning it on and off, holding the mouse, searching the Internet, typing a letter, reading email, printing all those photos you receive in email, playing games and more! This class is for those who have never used a computer, are new to computing or would just like to learn a few new tips and tricks. Material fee $10 paid to instructor at first class. LSHS Computer Lab 100. Class fee $45. Wednesdays: Feb. 26, March 5 and March 12. 6:15 to 9:00 p.m. Min. class size - 5 Max. class size - 12
Make Every Minute Count, Monika Kristofferson
Are you a business owner or busy person who feels like you don’t have enough hours in a day? Getting your most critical tasks done can be challenging with distractions, interruptions and procrastination. Monika is a business owner, productivity trainer and efficiency columnist who knows just how important it is to manage your time to get your work done, improve your bottom line and strike a work/life balance. One time class: Tuesday, Feb. 11. 6 to 7 p.m. ESC Conference Room A. Class fee $20.