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Call (231) 995-1700 to registerAdult/Child Puppy Party (All Ages)— 2020-02-15 through  2020-02-15$25— Face to FaceView Details

Sat., Feb. 15, 3-4:30 p.m., Great Lakes Campus, Rm. 112. Looking for something to do with a child in your life? Come to this one-session Valentine's Day weekend canine love fest. You, along with a young person in your life, will learn about different dog breeds and dog obedience, as well as experience unlimited dog kisses from actual puppies! This is a class where adults and children of any age can learn together. We promise you quality time spent smiling and learning something new! Puppies provided for unlimited petting (leave yours at home if you have one). Register the adult only; cost includes one adult and one child.

  • Seats available: Approximately 1. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Great Lakes  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 374224486
Basic Auto Maintenance — 2020-04-08 through  2020-04-15$59— Face to FaceView Details

2 Wed., April 8 and 15, 6-8:30 p.m., NMC Automotive Tech Bldg. Lab Rm. 108, (2510 Aero Park Dr.). A little knowledge can keep you safer, save you dollars and give you greater confidence when it comes to dealing with auto repairs. Join NMC Automotive Instructor Wayne Moody as you learn to perform common maintenance tasks in the well-equipped lab at NMC. Become familiar with common warning sounds and visual clues. Learn what is serious and what can wait, and how to communicate more effectively with the service technician when your car needs repairs.

  • Seats available: Approximately 18. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Aero Park  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 374229225
Beginners Guide to Pruning Your Trees— 2020-04-06 through  2020-04-06$65— Face to FaceView Details

Mon., April 6, 5:30-8:30 p.m., Beckett Bldg. Rm. 136. Discover how tree pruning improves the health, beauty and function of your trees. In a few short hours you will learn a variety of pruning techniques in order to achieve several different outcomes. Whether you want to increase light, reduce deadfall, or enhance your view; certified arborist, Bo Burke, provides demonstrations so you can learn what it takes to make safe and effective cuts and reduce mistakes.

  • Seats available: Approximately 17. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 374229470
Composting--Reclaiming Riches— 2020-04-30 through  2020-04-30$39— Face to FaceView Details

Thurs., April 30, 6-8 p.m., Health and Science Bldg. Rm. 114. 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 10. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 374229916
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerDog Training: Communication Fundamentals— 2020-02-15 through  2020-03-21$125— Face to FaceView Details

6 Sat., Feb. 15-March 21, 10-11 a.m., Aero Park Labs Rm. E/F/G/H. 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: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: Aero Park  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 374226084
Downsize Declutter and Simplify — 2020-03-25 through  2020-03-25$49— Face to FaceView Details

Wed., March 25, 6-9 p.m., University Center Rm. 216. Discover the process you can use to declutter your life and identify methods to get rid of stuff--whether you want to generate revenue, donate, recycle or dispose of it. You will gain sustainable living principles as a way to remain clutter free, as well as define simplicity as a lifestyle choice. Find ways to identify challenges and time thieves. Explore how to simplify beyond clutter and tackle busyness, health, finances and more. Discover how less stress, less stuff and fewer obligations lead 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 22. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 374229192
Growing Shiitake Mushrooms— 2020-04-22 through  2020-04-22$59— Face to FaceView Details

Wed., April 22, 6:30-9:30 p.m., Great Lakes Campus, Rm. 112. 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 8. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Great Lakes  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 374229579
Sustainable Landscape Design in Action— 2020-05-06 through  2020-05-27$99— Face to FaceView Details

4 Wed., May 6-27, 6-9 p.m., Parsons-Stulen Bldg. Rm. 155, (last class meets at Borealis Design - 11131 S. Cedar Rd., Cedar). Whether you want to work on a section of your yard or are starting from a raw building site, learn ways to 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. Create a base map of your property to see how sustainable design principles can be incorporated into the design and function of the site. Topics include: rainwater collection; energy use; edible, medicinal, and useful plants; permaculture principles; low impact maintenance; aesthetics and more.

  • Seats available: Approximately 5. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Aero Park  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 374229542
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerDog Training: Communication Fundamentals— 2020-02-15 through  2020-03-21$125— Face to FaceView Details

6 Sat., Feb. 15-March 21, 10-11 a.m., Aero Park Labs Rm. E/F/G/H. 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: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: Aero Park  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 374226084
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerAdult/Child Puppy Party (All Ages)— 2020-02-15 through  2020-02-15$25— Face to FaceView Details

Sat., Feb. 15, 3-4:30 p.m., Great Lakes Campus, Rm. 112. Looking for something to do with a child in your life? Come to this one-session Valentine's Day weekend canine love fest. You, along with a young person in your life, will learn about different dog breeds and dog obedience, as well as experience unlimited dog kisses from actual puppies! This is a class where adults and children of any age can learn together. We promise you quality time spent smiling and learning something new! Puppies provided for unlimited petting (leave yours at home if you have one). Register the adult only; cost includes one adult and one child.

  • Seats available: Approximately 1. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Great Lakes  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 374224486
Downsize Declutter and Simplify — 2020-03-25 through  2020-03-25$49— Face to FaceView Details

Wed., March 25, 6-9 p.m., University Center Rm. 216. Discover the process you can use to declutter your life and identify methods to get rid of stuff--whether you want to generate revenue, donate, recycle or dispose of it. You will gain sustainable living principles as a way to remain clutter free, as well as define simplicity as a lifestyle choice. Find ways to identify challenges and time thieves. Explore how to simplify beyond clutter and tackle busyness, health, finances and more. Discover how less stress, less stuff and fewer obligations lead 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 22. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 374229192
Beginners Guide to Pruning Your Trees— 2020-04-06 through  2020-04-06$65— Face to FaceView Details

Mon., April 6, 5:30-8:30 p.m., Beckett Bldg. Rm. 136. Discover how tree pruning improves the health, beauty and function of your trees. In a few short hours you will learn a variety of pruning techniques in order to achieve several different outcomes. Whether you want to increase light, reduce deadfall, or enhance your view; certified arborist, Bo Burke, provides demonstrations so you can learn what it takes to make safe and effective cuts and reduce mistakes.

  • Seats available: Approximately 17. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 374229470
Basic Auto Maintenance — 2020-04-08 through  2020-04-15$59— Face to FaceView Details

2 Wed., April 8 and 15, 6-8:30 p.m., NMC Automotive Tech Bldg. Lab Rm. 108, (2510 Aero Park Dr.). A little knowledge can keep you safer, save you dollars and give you greater confidence when it comes to dealing with auto repairs. Join NMC Automotive Instructor Wayne Moody as you learn to perform common maintenance tasks in the well-equipped lab at NMC. Become familiar with common warning sounds and visual clues. Learn what is serious and what can wait, and how to communicate more effectively with the service technician when your car needs repairs.

  • Seats available: Approximately 18. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Aero Park  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 374229225
Growing Shiitake Mushrooms— 2020-04-22 through  2020-04-22$59— Face to FaceView Details

Wed., April 22, 6:30-9:30 p.m., Great Lakes Campus, Rm. 112. 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 8. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Great Lakes  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 374229579
Composting--Reclaiming Riches— 2020-04-30 through  2020-04-30$39— Face to FaceView Details

Thurs., April 30, 6-8 p.m., Health and Science Bldg. Rm. 114. 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 10. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 374229916
Sustainable Landscape Design in Action— 2020-05-06 through  2020-05-27$99— Face to FaceView Details

4 Wed., May 6-27, 6-9 p.m., Parsons-Stulen Bldg. Rm. 155, (last class meets at Borealis Design - 11131 S. Cedar Rd., Cedar). Whether you want to work on a section of your yard or are starting from a raw building site, learn ways to 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. Create a base map of your property to see how sustainable design principles can be incorporated into the design and function of the site. Topics include: rainwater collection; energy use; edible, medicinal, and useful plants; permaculture principles; low impact maintenance; aesthetics and more.

  • Seats available: Approximately 5. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Aero Park  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 374229542
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