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Composting--Reclaiming Riches— 2018-03-14thru 2018-03-14$39— Face to FaceView Details

Weds, 6-8 pm. Main Campus Health and Science Rm 101. Your own trash could make you "healthy, wealthy and wise". Discover how to reclaim the riches that you throw away every day by turning them into valuable compost teeming with life. Explore several methods of home-scale composting and learn about the benefits and pitfalls of each. Leave with a better idea of what kind of compost to make, numerous ways to use your new riches, and resources to get you started.

  • Seats available : Approximately 20 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260100149
Dog Training: Communication Fundamentals— 2018-01-27thru 2018-03-03$99— Face to FaceView Details

6 Sat, 10:30-11:30 am., Parson-Stulen Bldg Rm 101. You and your dog will learn to communicate effectively and understand each other in this highly interactive basic training course. Learn to teach your dog to greet people politely (no jumping), to walk cooperatively on a leash, and to pay attention to you despite distractions. Examine canine body language and interpret what your dog is trying to tell you. The dogs will learn basic commands such as Sit, Down, Stay, Wait, Come, Give, Heel, Side, Leave It, and Watch Me. First class is for human students only; bring your dog to all the following sessions. Dogs age five months and up are welcome.

  • Seats available : Approximately 1 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : Aero Park  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260098287
Dog Training: Continuing— 2018-01-27thru 2018-03-03$99— Face to FaceView Details

6 Sat, Noon - 1 pm., Parson-Stulen Bldg Rm 101. This continuing course expands on basic commands (SIT, DOWN, STAY, WAIT, COME, HEEL and WATCH ME) by working around increasingly difficult distractions. Recall (COME) will work up to 15 feet away from the dog, and STAY includes new positions and longer duration. We will add a quick down command called DROP. The training games increase distraction and difficulty for your dog. Interpret and understand basic canine body language and communicate effectively with your dog. Dogs will also refine household manners such as leash walking (disregarding other dogs) and greeting people politely. Prerequisite is Dog Training: Communication Fundamentals or instructor permission. First class is for human students only; bring your dog to all the following sessions.

  • Seats available : Approximately 7 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : Aero Park  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260098582
Growing Shiitake Mushrooms— 2018-04-11thru 2018-04-11$59— Face to FaceView Details

Weds, 6:30-9:30 pm. Parson-Stulen Bldg Rm 101-103. Shiitake mushrooms are one of the most expensive and flavorful varieties in the market. Now you can grow your own for use in cooking. Learn about the methods of Shiitake mushroom cultivation, then inoculate hardwood logs to take home. From them, you can cultivate several pounds of Shiitake mushrooms for yourself. You may also start a larger cultivation project that could produce mushrooms year round. Hardwood log, Shiitake spawn, wax, and use of tools provided.

  • Seats available : Approximately 15 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : Aero Park  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260099816
Puppy Training 101— 2018-01-27thru 2018-03-03$125— Face to FaceView Details

6 Sat, 9-10 am, Parson-Stulen Bldg, Rm 101. Learn how to understand and communicate with your new puppy! Discover the basics of canine communication, as your puppy also learns about the world of humans. Participate in active, humane and science-based learning interspersed with supervised and narrated puppy playtime to build social skills. You will gain a basic and nuanced understanding of dog body language. We will problem-solve puppy topics such as house-training, leash walking, and politely greeting both other dogs and humans. We'll introduce the commands SIT, DOWN, WAIT, SETTLE, COME, and GIVE. First class is for human students only; bring your puppy to all the following sessions. Puppies age 10 to 18 weeks are welcome.

  • Seats available : Approximately 12 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : Aero Park  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260097945
Simplify Your Life— 2018-03-15thru 2018-03-15$49— Face to FaceView Details

Thurs, 6-9 pm., University Center Rm 207. They say less is more! In this interactive class, you'll discover simplicity as a lifestyle choice. Find ways to identify challenges and time thieves. Explore how to simplify beyond the clutter, and tackle busyness, health, finances, and more. Discover how less stress, less stuff, and fewer obligations leads to a happier and healthier life. Learn a systematic process, gain resources and walk out with an action plan to start simplifying your life.

  • Seats available : Approximately 18 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260097642
Sustainable Landscape Design in Action— 2018-04-03thru 2018-04-24$99— Face to FaceView Details

4 Tues, 6-9 pm., Parson-Stulen Rm 101-103. Whether you want to work on a section of your yard or are starting from a raw building site, nature is the model as you maximize beauty while minimizing environmental impact and maintenance. Learn the steps that go into creating a site design as we examine the master plan for the 4-acre home of the Borealis Design studio and research center. See how sustainable design principles are incorporated into the design and function of the site. Discover ideas that you can apply to your own property. Topics include: rainwater collection; energy use; edible, medicinal, and useful plants; permaculture principles; low impact maintenance; aesthetics and more. The last class meets at Borealis Design (11131 S. Cedar Rd., Cedar).

  • Seats available : Approximately 15 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : Aero Park  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260099154
The Art of Home-Made Maple Syrup— 2018-02-21thru 2018-02-21$39— Face to FaceView Details

Weds, 6-9 pm., Parson-Stulen Bldg Rm 101-103. Make your own backyard sweet maple syrup! Discover how and when to tap your maple trees this spring and learn to collect, store, and boil the sap to make high-quality syrup you'll enjoy year 'round. Learn about the equipment, supplies, and materials you will need and where to get them. Gain important tips to ease the production management whether you boil your sap outdoors or on the kitchen stove and increase your enjoyment of this great spring ritual.

  • Seats available : Approximately 19 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : Aero Park  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260098890
The Art of Selling Your House— 2018-04-07thru 2018-04-07$25— Face to FaceView Details

Sat, 10 am - Noon. University Center Rm 209. Selling your house can be overwhelming. Is it a seller's market? Do I work with a licensed realtor or try it on my own? What do I need to do to get my home ready to sell? Get answers to these questions and much more. Local experts, such as lenders, title experts, and inspectors will be on hand to give you current and helpful information so that you can be prepared to sell your home quickly, efficiently, and for the best price. Also register for "What You Need to Know when Buying a House" and lunch will be provided between the morning and afternoon classes.

  • Seats available : Approximately 20 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260095517
What You Need to Know to Buy a House— 2018-04-07thru 2018-04-07$25— Face to FaceView Details

Sat, 1-3 pm. University Center Rm 209. Buying a house, whether it's your first or fifth, can be stressful. Is it better to buy than rent? Isn't it a seller's market? How do I choose a licensed professional? What costs are involved? How do I make the right offer that will be accepted? Get answers to these questions and much more. Connect with local experts, such as lenders, appraisers, and inspectors and get current and helpful information so that you can be prepared to buy your new house with full confidence for the best price. Also register for "The Art of Selling Your House" and lunch will be provided between the morning and afternoon classes.

  • Seats available : Approximately 24 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260095788
Dog Training: Communication Fundamentals— 2018-01-27thru 2018-03-03$99— Face to FaceView Details

6 Sat, 10:30-11:30 am., Parson-Stulen Bldg Rm 101. You and your dog will learn to communicate effectively and understand each other in this highly interactive basic training course. Learn to teach your dog to greet people politely (no jumping), to walk cooperatively on a leash, and to pay attention to you despite distractions. Examine canine body language and interpret what your dog is trying to tell you. The dogs will learn basic commands such as Sit, Down, Stay, Wait, Come, Give, Heel, Side, Leave It, and Watch Me. First class is for human students only; bring your dog to all the following sessions. Dogs age five months and up are welcome.

  • Seats available : Approximately 1 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : Aero Park  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260098287
Dog Training: Continuing— 2018-01-27thru 2018-03-03$99— Face to FaceView Details

6 Sat, Noon - 1 pm., Parson-Stulen Bldg Rm 101. This continuing course expands on basic commands (SIT, DOWN, STAY, WAIT, COME, HEEL and WATCH ME) by working around increasingly difficult distractions. Recall (COME) will work up to 15 feet away from the dog, and STAY includes new positions and longer duration. We will add a quick down command called DROP. The training games increase distraction and difficulty for your dog. Interpret and understand basic canine body language and communicate effectively with your dog. Dogs will also refine household manners such as leash walking (disregarding other dogs) and greeting people politely. Prerequisite is Dog Training: Communication Fundamentals or instructor permission. First class is for human students only; bring your dog to all the following sessions.

  • Seats available : Approximately 7 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : Aero Park  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260098582
Puppy Training 101— 2018-01-27thru 2018-03-03$125— Face to FaceView Details

6 Sat, 9-10 am, Parson-Stulen Bldg, Rm 101. Learn how to understand and communicate with your new puppy! Discover the basics of canine communication, as your puppy also learns about the world of humans. Participate in active, humane and science-based learning interspersed with supervised and narrated puppy playtime to build social skills. You will gain a basic and nuanced understanding of dog body language. We will problem-solve puppy topics such as house-training, leash walking, and politely greeting both other dogs and humans. We'll introduce the commands SIT, DOWN, WAIT, SETTLE, COME, and GIVE. First class is for human students only; bring your puppy to all the following sessions. Puppies age 10 to 18 weeks are welcome.

  • Seats available : Approximately 12 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : Aero Park  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260097945
The Art of Home-Made Maple Syrup— 2018-02-21thru 2018-02-21$39— Face to FaceView Details

Weds, 6-9 pm., Parson-Stulen Bldg Rm 101-103. Make your own backyard sweet maple syrup! Discover how and when to tap your maple trees this spring and learn to collect, store, and boil the sap to make high-quality syrup you'll enjoy year 'round. Learn about the equipment, supplies, and materials you will need and where to get them. Gain important tips to ease the production management whether you boil your sap outdoors or on the kitchen stove and increase your enjoyment of this great spring ritual.

  • Seats available : Approximately 19 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : Aero Park  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260098890
Composting--Reclaiming Riches— 2018-03-14thru 2018-03-14$39— Face to FaceView Details

Weds, 6-8 pm. Main Campus Health and Science Rm 101. Your own trash could make you "healthy, wealthy and wise". Discover how to reclaim the riches that you throw away every day by turning them into valuable compost teeming with life. Explore several methods of home-scale composting and learn about the benefits and pitfalls of each. Leave with a better idea of what kind of compost to make, numerous ways to use your new riches, and resources to get you started.

  • Seats available : Approximately 20 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260100149
Simplify Your Life— 2018-03-15thru 2018-03-15$49— Face to FaceView Details

Thurs, 6-9 pm., University Center Rm 207. They say less is more! In this interactive class, you'll discover simplicity as a lifestyle choice. Find ways to identify challenges and time thieves. Explore how to simplify beyond the clutter, and tackle busyness, health, finances, and more. Discover how less stress, less stuff, and fewer obligations leads to a happier and healthier life. Learn a systematic process, gain resources and walk out with an action plan to start simplifying your life.

  • Seats available : Approximately 18 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260097642
Sustainable Landscape Design in Action— 2018-04-03thru 2018-04-24$99— Face to FaceView Details

4 Tues, 6-9 pm., Parson-Stulen Rm 101-103. Whether you want to work on a section of your yard or are starting from a raw building site, nature is the model as you maximize beauty while minimizing environmental impact and maintenance. Learn the steps that go into creating a site design as we examine the master plan for the 4-acre home of the Borealis Design studio and research center. See how sustainable design principles are incorporated into the design and function of the site. Discover ideas that you can apply to your own property. Topics include: rainwater collection; energy use; edible, medicinal, and useful plants; permaculture principles; low impact maintenance; aesthetics and more. The last class meets at Borealis Design (11131 S. Cedar Rd., Cedar).

  • Seats available : Approximately 15 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : Aero Park  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260099154
The Art of Selling Your House— 2018-04-07thru 2018-04-07$25— Face to FaceView Details

Sat, 10 am - Noon. University Center Rm 209. Selling your house can be overwhelming. Is it a seller's market? Do I work with a licensed realtor or try it on my own? What do I need to do to get my home ready to sell? Get answers to these questions and much more. Local experts, such as lenders, title experts, and inspectors will be on hand to give you current and helpful information so that you can be prepared to sell your home quickly, efficiently, and for the best price. Also register for "What You Need to Know when Buying a House" and lunch will be provided between the morning and afternoon classes.

  • Seats available : Approximately 20 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260095517
What You Need to Know to Buy a House— 2018-04-07thru 2018-04-07$25— Face to FaceView Details

Sat, 1-3 pm. University Center Rm 209. Buying a house, whether it's your first or fifth, can be stressful. Is it better to buy than rent? Isn't it a seller's market? How do I choose a licensed professional? What costs are involved? How do I make the right offer that will be accepted? Get answers to these questions and much more. Connect with local experts, such as lenders, appraisers, and inspectors and get current and helpful information so that you can be prepared to buy your new house with full confidence for the best price. Also register for "The Art of Selling Your House" and lunch will be provided between the morning and afternoon classes.

  • Seats available : Approximately 24 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260095788
Growing Shiitake Mushrooms— 2018-04-11thru 2018-04-11$59— Face to FaceView Details

Weds, 6:30-9:30 pm. Parson-Stulen Bldg Rm 101-103. Shiitake mushrooms are one of the most expensive and flavorful varieties in the market. Now you can grow your own for use in cooking. Learn about the methods of Shiitake mushroom cultivation, then inoculate hardwood logs to take home. From them, you can cultivate several pounds of Shiitake mushrooms for yourself. You may also start a larger cultivation project that could produce mushrooms year round. Hardwood log, Shiitake spawn, wax, and use of tools provided.

  • Seats available : Approximately 15 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : Aero Park  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260099816
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