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8 Skills to Lead Today's Workforce—2019-02-20 through 2019-02-20$69—Face to FaceView Details

Wed., 6-8:30 p.m., University Center Rm. 216. The old ways of managing are not effective in the world of today. If you are new to leadership or looking for ideas to lead an ever-changing workforce, this workshop is for you. These 8 skills will fundamentally change the way you see your role as a leader. This Leadershift will shed new light on what it means to successfully lead people and an organization. Includes a skills workbook that you can use to immediately implement the techniques discussed.

  • Seats available: Approximately 15. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =328721955
Advanced Bicycle Maintenance: Sprockets—2019-04-09 through 2019-04-11$55—Face to FaceView Details

Tues. and Thurs., 6-8 p.m., Parsons-Stulen Bldg. Rm. 101/103. Attention experienced riders, racers, and aspiring bike mechanics! Take your bicycle maintenance skills to the next level in this demonstration course. Gain essential understanding of inspection, adjustments, and repair of: rear sprockets, truing wheel rims, pedals and crank sets, chains, derailleur systems, brake systems, handlebars, stems, seats, and posts, frame, and fork. Bike tinkering has never been more fun when you know how to do it right. No need to bring a bike to this demonstration class.

  • Seats available: Approximately 18. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Aero Park  — Maps
  • Course ID =328990450
Course ClosedA French Bistro Seafood Supper —2019-02-07 through 2019-02-07$79—Face to FaceView Details

Thurs., 6-9 p.m., Great Lakes Campus, Rm. 251. Learn methods and techniques to make an unpretentious, uncomplicated, and casual Bistro dinner. The menu begins with a luscious Lemon Caper Aioli for dipping delicious crab cakes. Then, create a smooth Orange Champagne Sauce to accompany seared salmon, served alongside truffle-infused mashed potatoes. Find out how to cook brussels sprouts while keeping the crunch. End the evening with a sweet baked Apple Tarte Tatin. Bring containers to take home any creations you do not sample in class.

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: Great Lakes  — Maps
  • Course ID =328975552
Amazing Asparagus—2019-05-09 through 2019-05-09$79—Face to FaceView Details

Thurs., 6-9 p.m., Great Lakes Campus, Rm. 251. Michigan is the second largest producer of asparagus. In this culinary journey, explore some of the many ways to enjoy this local vegetable. Learn how to make a rich and creamy dairy-free asparagus soup, bacon/asparagus twists, garlic shrimp and asparagus with roasted lemon butter, asparagus/goat cheese/bacon tart and more. Bring take-home containers for anything you do not sample in class.

  • Seats available: Approximately 9. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Great Lakes  — Maps
  • Course ID =328980007
America's Boating Course—2019-05-14 through 2019-05-28$65—Face to FaceView Details

3 Tues., 6-9 p.m., Great Lks. Campus, Rm. 112. Learn the fundamentals of safe boating in this core Americas Boating Club (ABC) course. Successful completion qualifies you for personal watercraft operator certification in Michigan. Topics include: boat components and safe operation; the rules and regulations as they apply to boating in the USA and state of Michigan; boat navigation; and communication. Discussion includes how to deal with a boat in adverse conditions and how to operate boating equipment such as a boat trailer and personal water craft (PWC), and how to tie knots that are essential to safe boating. Must attend each day to achieve certification. Important information: Those born after July 1, 1996, may operate a boat legally only if they have been issued a boating safety certificate and have it on board the boat. Those born after Dec. 31,1978, and at least 16 years of age, may operate a PWC legally and unrestricted only if they have obtained a boating safety certificate.

  • Seats available: Approximately 19. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Great Lakes  — Maps
  • Course ID =334570376
Animal Tracking--Mammals of Northern Michigan—2019-03-15 through 2019-03-16$75—Face to FaceView Details

Class meets twice, Fri., March 15, 10 a.m.-noon and Sat., March 16, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. (field trip), Health and Science Bldg. Rm. 115. The landscape is full of life telling a story of activity beyond the human world. Learn to read these stories through observation skills and insights into the habitats and behaviors of animals through their tracks and signs. The first session is in a science classroom; the last day is a field trip experience to try your tracking skills. Bring a sack lunch and dress to be outside on day two from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.; details and location provided in class. This course qualifies towards the Naturalist Certificate.

  • Seats available: Approximately 11. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  — Maps
  • Course ID =330332062
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerAn Introduction to Voiceovers (Online)—2019-01-02 through 2019-05-09$49—OnlineView Details

Begin this online course anytime. After enrolling, email info@voicesforall to begin the course. Explore the fun, rewarding possibilities of the voiceover industry! Discover current trends and how they make it easy and affordable for just about anyone to get involved. You will learn about different types of voiceovers and tools you will need to find success. Your instructor, a professional voice actor from Voices For All, will take notes as you read a real script in this one-on-one video chat setting, and offer some coaching to improve your delivery. You will receive a professional voiceover evaluation later. This is a one-time, 90-minute, introductory class. Learn more at http://www.voicesforall.com/ooo. Actual class dates will be arranged with your instructor. 18 and over.

  • Seats available: Approximately 25. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  — Maps
  • Course ID =328602630
Artisan Pizza —2019-04-23 through 2019-04-23$79—Face to FaceView Details

Tues., 6-9 p.m., Great Lakes Campus, Rm. 251. Discover the secrets of selecting and assembling artisan pizza without the traditional sauce. Learn the art of making and stretching your own pizza dough from scratch. Caramelize onions, review a variety of cheeses and understand how different toppings complement each other. Combine colorful vegetables, fresh herbs, delicious cheeses and meats to make unusual pizza combinations such as a Tomato, Basil and Corn Pizza; a Blue Cheese, Walnut and Pear Pizza; a Shrimp Scampi Pizza and even a Chocolate Dessert Pizza. Bring take home containers for anything you do not sample in class.

  • Seats available: Approximately 6. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Great Lakes  — Maps
  • Course ID =328979878
Awakening Qigong—2019-04-04 through 2019-05-23$95—Face to FaceView Details

8 Thurs., 5:30-6:30 p.m., at Munson Community Health Center Classroom D (550 Munson Ave.) Qigong is a system of self-care and self-healing that combines slow, gentle movement with breath and intention. Easy to learn, it excels at increasing energy and reducing stress. Combine stretches, flowing movements, standing postures, and healing sounds to create a calm, unhurried and focused mind. By the end, you will be able to easily access feelings of peace and clarity. Leave each session feeling deeply centered in your body, mind and spirit and ready to face life.

  • Seats available: Approximately 19. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  — Maps
  • Course ID =328978504
Basic Bike Maintenance—2019-04-04 through 2019-04-04$59—Face to FaceView Details

Thurs., 6-8 p.m., Parsons-Stulen Bldg. Rm. 101/103. Whether you ride on the local trails, or are simply cruising town, gain important bicycle repair skills for do-it-yourselfers. Move beyond basic bicycle first aid as you learn how to properly inspect, clean and lubricate a bike and chain, adjust the drivetrain, and tune-up brakes. Cost includes the Big Blue Book of Bike Repair, a $25 value. No need to bring a bike to this demonstration class.

  • Seats available: Approximately 6. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Aero Park  — Maps
  • Course ID =328989517
Basic Music Reading for Ukulele and Guitar —2019-03-04 through 2019-03-11$39—Face to FaceView Details

2 Mon., 6-7 p.m., Fine Arts Bldg. Rm. 102. Whether you are new to an instrument like the Ukulele, or would like a music reading refresher, this course will help you broaden your musical experience. Learn how music works as you review music theory. Gain understanding of basic components of music commonly found on the staff. Translate the music from the sheet to notes to sing or on the instrument (we will use the Ukulele for our instrument in class). Learn about chords, musical keys, scales, and modes. Some instruments will be on hand; bring a Ukulele if you have one.

  • Seats available: Approximately 14. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  — Maps
  • Course ID =328844939
Beading Basics--Make Your Own Jewelry—2019-03-18 through 2019-03-18$49—Face to FaceView Details

Mon., 5:30-8:30 p.m., University Center Rm. 218. Creating original, beautiful beaded jewelry is fun and easy. Learn the basic techniques through detailed instruction and hands-on practice. You will be introduced to everything from wire manipulation to bead stringing and all the lingo and tools to go with them. Put your new knowledge to use by creating a stunning necklace and earring set. Bring your reading glasses if needed for fine work. All supplies provided, but feel free to bring some of your own beads, if desired.

  • Seats available: Approximately 8. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =329008456
Become a Certified Personal Trainer - ACE—2019-05-02 through 2019-05-09$399—Face to FaceView Details

Meets 8 consecutive days, May 2-9; weekday classes meet 5-9 p.m.; weekend classes meet 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Beckett Bldg. Rm. 148. Gain essential knowledge and practical skills to become an entry-level fitness trainer. Through classroom and fitness center time, learn guidelines for instructing safe, effective, and purposeful exercise, essentials of the client-trainer relationship, conducting fitness assessments, and designing and implementing appropriate exercise programming. Course materials are from the American Council on Exercise (ACE). Upon successful completion, you will receive an NMC Certificate of Completion, 3.6 Continuing Education Units (CEUs), CPR certification, and be prepared to take the ACE national exam. The 36-hour training meets evenings and weekends. Price does not include the text, ACE Personal Trainer Manual (available at the NMC bookstore) or the certification exam. For details, email Zack Light (jlight@nmc.edu). Testing information at www.nmc.edu/ees.

  • Seats available: Approximately 15. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  — Maps
  • Course ID =328602678
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerBeginning Cross-Country Skiing—2019-01-09 through 2019-01-16$49—Face to FaceView Details

2 Wed., 1-2:30 p.m., at Timber Ridge Nordic Center (4050 Hammond Rd. East). Crazy as it sounds, winter in Northern Michigan is great fun when you get out and enjoy the snow. And cross-country skiing is a key way to do it! Are you interested, yet a little intimidated by skiing? Starting on flat, easy terrain you will learn the stride-and-glide technique of classical skiing. Fundamental speed control, stopping, turning, and pole use is covered to enhance your comfort on skis. Topics include an overview of the sport, equipment, no-wax vs. waxing skis, clothing, comfort, and safety. Come prepared to ski. If needed, rentals are available at Brick Wheels or at Timber Ridge (call ahead).

  • Seats available: Approximately 9. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  — Maps
  • Course ID =329012423
Beginning HTML—2019-04-10 through 2019-04-24$139—Face to FaceView Details

3 Wed., 6-8:30 p.m., Beckett Bldg. Rm. 217. Join the exciting world of web publishing. You will learn the essential skills of Hypertext Markup Language (HTML) and Cascading Style Sheets (CSS), designing and adding titles, paragraphs, images, links, lists, tables, and more to new web pages, and using CSS to style and lay out your pages. Peek behind the scenes of websites published on the internet, seeing how designers perform their web magic. Your new skills will be an important foundation if you plan to learn one of the graphic web page design programs such as Adobe Dreamweaver. Basic Windows skills required. Includes text.

  • Seats available: Approximately 12. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  — Maps
  • Course ID =328957368
Beginning Russian —2019-02-19 through 2019-04-09$119—Face to FaceView Details

7 Tues., 5:30-7:45 p.m. (no class March 26), University Center Rm. 215. Give yourself a leg-up in Russian whether you want to enhance your traveling experience or simply enjoy learning a new language. Guided by Irina Grougan, a native Russian speaker (born and grew up in the Soviet Union), emphasis will be on pronunciation, vocabulary building, basic grammar, and conversation. Gain a wonderful window into Russian culture while practicing basic reading, speaking, and writing skills. The required text, The Everything Learning Russian Book, may be purchased at the NMC Bookstore (995-1285).

  • Seats available: Approximately 8. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =328849329
Beginning Ukulele—2019-02-04 through 2019-02-11$39—Face to FaceView Details

2 Mon., 6-7 p.m., Traverse City Guitar Company. Learn how to play the ukulele! In just two sessions, you will learn basic chords and strums and work on four simple songs. You will get hands-on instruction, learn how to tune and maintain your instrument, and get resources for further learning. You will need to bring your own ukulele and purchase the book Ukulele Primer for Beginners with DVD by Bert Casey. Both are available at Traverse City Guitar Company, where the class meets (322 E. Front St., TC.)

  • Seats available: Approximately 13. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  — Maps
  • Course ID =328844884
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerBeginning Yoga—2019-01-03 through 2019-02-07$85—Face to FaceView Details

6 Thurs., 5:45-7 p.m., at Yoga for Health Education. Come experience yoga -- a holistic practice benefiting the body, mind and spirit. Learn basic concepts and techniques that you can incorporate to bring balance into your life. Yoga reminds us that life is a stretch on all levels, and regular practice builds both inner and outer strength. Wear loose, comfortable clothing and bring a blanket. Meets at Yoga for Health Education (1200 W. 11th Street).

  • Seats available: Approximately 16. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  — Maps
  • Course ID =328872052
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerBeginning Yoga—2019-01-08 through 2019-03-19$149—Face to FaceView Details

11 Tues., 5:45-7 p.m., at Yoga for Health Education. Come experience yoga -- a holistic practice benefiting the body, mind and spirit. Learn basic concepts and techniques that you can incorporate to bring balance into your life. Yoga reminds us that life is a stretch on all levels, and regular practice builds both inner and outer strength. Wear loose, comfortable clothing and bring a blanket. Meets at Yoga for Health Education (1200 W. 11th Street).

  • Seats available: Approximately 15. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  — Maps
  • Course ID =328872101
Beginning Yoga—2019-02-13 through 2019-03-20$85—Face to FaceView Details

6 Wed., 10-11:15 a.m., at Yoga for Health Education. Come experience yoga -- a holistic practice benefiting the body, mind and spirit. Learn basic concepts and techniques that you can incorporate to bring balance into your life. Yoga reminds us that life is a stretch on all levels, and regular practice builds both inner and outer strength. Wear loose, comfortable clothing and bring a blanket. Meets at Yoga for Health Education (1200 W. 11th Street).

  • Seats available: Approximately 18. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  — Maps
  • Course ID =328872131
Beginning Yoga—2019-04-03 through 2019-05-01$69—Face to FaceView Details

5 Wed., 10-11:15 a.m., at Yoga for Health Education. Come experience yoga -- a holistic practice benefiting the body, mind and spirit. Learn basic concepts and techniques that you can incorporate to bring balance into your life. Yoga reminds us that life is a stretch on all levels, and regular practice builds both inner and outer strength. Wear loose, comfortable clothing and bring a blanket. Meets at Yoga for Health Education (1200 W. 11th Street).

  • Seats available: Approximately 18. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  — Maps
  • Course ID =328872165
Behind the Screen--The Network that Runs Your Cellphone! —2019-01-29 through 2019-01-31$45—Face to FaceView Details

Tues. and Thurs., 2-4 p.m., University Center Rm. 205. Explore the science and network behind your mobile phone. Discover an intangible public resource selling for $500 billion, fascinating challenges of fraud and security, clever engineering, and occasional Byzantine complexity. In pivotal places you will find a risqué actress and a man from Petoskey. Get ready to dust off your high school physics and get a glimpse of the next cellular network. Fair warning: this is not a how-to-use-your-phone course --it is all about learning how it works!

  • Seats available: Approximately 18. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =333307376
Belly Dance for Every Body—2019-04-04 through 2019-04-25$59—Face to FaceView Details

4 Thurs., 5:30-6:30 p.m., Phys. Ed. Dance Rm. 120. Ladies night out--join us and belly dance your way into the new year! Feel muscles you never knew you had and find the peace and confidence with your body that you always wanted. This low-impact exercise can boost your immune system, increase blood flow, improve skin tone, and give your whole body a more youthful appearance. But even more than all of that--discover how you are part of a larger community of women who support and encourage each other. No matter what age, size or fitness level, these aspects are all part of the bigger picture that is Belly Dance, and it can be part of your life too!

  • Seats available: Approximately 15. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  — Maps
  • Course ID =328960821
Better Stories by Design: Crafting Narratives that Stick—2019-02-08 through 2019-02-08$49—Face to FaceView Details

Fri., 9 a.m.-Noon, University Center Rm. 07. Story is the basis of human connection. The best stories, the ones we tell again and again, contain a basic structure that makes them sticky. These stories interrupt, surprise, compel and spur to action. Becoming a great storyteller is an art, but also requires a process and good hard work. Come learn by doing and begin the process of crafting your compelling personal or professional story.

  • Seats available: Approximately 17. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =328602717
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerBikram Yoga (20-class package)—2019-01-02 through 2019-05-10$229—Face to FaceView Details

Start anytime. The 20-class package expires 4 months from your first visit; the 40-class package expires 6 months from your first visit. After enrolling, email Brandon at bkietzman@nmc.edu to begin your class package before attending your first class. In every class, you will experience the original Hot Yoga: 105 degrees, 26 poses and two breathing exercises. Meets for 90 minutes per class on a flexible schedule. There are 26 class meeting times throughout the week, all with supportive, passionate and professionally trained yoga teachers. Classes are offered during the daytime, evening and weekends. New to Bikram Yoga? New students should prepare by viewing the First Timers link at bikramyogatc.com before registering. Pre-requisite: good heart health; participants should not be pregnant. Classes meet at Bikram Yoga Studio (845 S. Garfield Avenue).

  • Seats available: Approximately 17. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  — Maps
  • Course ID =328937879
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerBikram Yoga (40-class package)—2019-01-02 through 2019-05-10$379—Face to FaceView Details

Start anytime. The 20-class package expires 4 months from your first visit; the 40-class package expires 6 months from your first visit. After enrolling, email Brandon at bkietzman@nmc.edu to begin your class package before attending your first class. In every class, you will experience the original Hot Yoga: 105 degrees, 26 poses and two breathing exercises. Meets for 90 minutes per class on a flexible schedule. There are 26 class meeting times throughout the week, all with supportive, passionate and professionally trained yoga teachers. Classes are offered during the daytime, evening and weekends. New to Bikram Yoga? New students should prepare by viewing the First Timers link at bikramyogatc.com before registering. Pre-requisite: good heart health; participants should not be pregnant. Classes meet at Bikram Yoga Studio (845 S. Garfield Avenue).

  • Seats available: Approximately 19. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  — Maps
  • Course ID =328938244
Birding by Ear —2019-04-26 through 2019-04-27$49—Face to FaceView Details

Class meets twice: Fri., April 26, 6:30-8:30 p.m., University Center Rm. 219 and Sat., April 27, 8-10:30 a.m. (field trip) in Empire at NPS Headquarters (directions provided at 1st class). Add a new dimension to your enjoyment of local birds by learning to recognize them by their songs. Begin this spring adventure in the classroom as naturalist, Alice VanZoeren shares photos, recordings, and tips about how to listen to distinguish one bird song from another. For session two, you will need your walking shoes as you head to Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore to listen and look for returning spring migrants (field trip meets 8-10:30 a.m.) This course qualifies towards the Naturalist Certificate. Bring binoculars and dress for the weather. The morning field trip details and carpooling will be arranged at the first session.

  • Seats available: Approximately 1. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =330363259
Birding by Ear -- A Sequel—2019-05-10 through 2019-05-11$49—Face to FaceView Details

Class meets twice: Fri., May 10, 6:30-8:30 p.m., University Center Rm. 219 and Sat., May 11, 8-10:30 a.m. (field trip). Once you have been introduced to over a dozen local birds in the previous class, you are ready to fly a little further. Learn to identify more birds by behaviors, sight, and song through a media-enhanced classroom session and field trip. The classroom portion prepares you for a Leelanau County outdoor morning (8-10:30 a.m.) birding experience to apply what you have learned. This course qualifies towards the Naturalist Certificate. Bring binoculars and dress for the weather. The morning field trip details and carpools will be arranged at the first session.

  • Seats available: Approximately 6. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =330523981
Course ClosedBirds Up Close—2019-02-20 through 2019-02-20$45—Face to FaceView Details

Wed., 6:30-9 p.m., Health and Science Bldg. Rm. 117. When the robins head south and the chickadees huddle in the evergreens, explore the fascinating adaptations of Michigans birds in the comfort of the science lab. Using the incredible NMC collection of over 100 specimens, you will examine a broad variety of birds up-close and in your hands. Compare different groups like ducks, hawks, songbirds, owls, and woodpeckers to see how they are well suited for their environments. This course qualifies toward the Naturalist Certificate.

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: Main campus  — Maps
  • Course ID =330145249
Bookkeeping for Small Business—2019-03-05 through 2019-03-14$95—Face to FaceView Details

2 Tues. and Thurs., 6:30-8:30 p.m., Parsons-Stulen Bldg. Rm. 220. Learn basic accounting principles for record keeping, terminology, and how to prepare financial statements. Discover how to summarize the activities of a business through journal entries and understand how these activities lead to the preparation of income statements and balance sheets. This class is helpful prior to learning accounting software like QuickBooks or Quicken. The required text, Barrons Accounting by Peter J. Eisen, is available at NMC Bookstore (995-1285).

  • Seats available: Approximately 11. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Aero Park  — Maps
  • Course ID =328930060
Building Balance and Defeating Dizziness—2019-04-09 through 2019-05-14$69—Face to FaceView Details

6 Tues., 2-3 p.m., University Center Rm. 204. From your foot to your inner ear, your ability to balance can be strengthened in three specific systems. Join FYZICAL Therapy and Balance Centers experts to learn about these systems and the common issues that affect balance: vision, hearing, strength, medications, viruses, vestibular problems and more. Practice vestibular exercises to strengthen the messages the inner ear sends to the brain, somatosensory exercises to improve the nerve pathways from our muscles and joints to the brain, and discover how our visual system can over or under function in complex environments. Do not wait for a fall to occur to start building your balance! Classes include 45 minutes of exercise and 15 of lecture, Q and A.

  • Seats available: Approximately 22. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =331124806
Course ClosedButterflies of the Grand Traverse Bay Region —2019-03-14 through 2019-03-14$55—Face to FaceView Details

Thurs., 6-8:30 p.m., Health and Science Bldg. Rm. 115. Learn to recognize local butterflies, their caterpillars, host plants and habitats that support them. Explore how changing environmental factors can greatly influence the abundance of butterflies in sensitive habitats. Gardening and landscaping practices that welcome butterflies will be discussed. Class sessions will feature preserved specimens and hundreds of photographs. This course qualifies toward the Naturalist Certificate.

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: Main campus  — Maps
  • Course ID =330306771
Course ClosedCajun-Creole Cuisine—2019-04-02 through 2019-04-02$79—Face to FaceView Details

Tues., 6-9 p.m., Great Lakes Campus, Rm. 251. Laissez les bons temps rouler…let the good times roll! In this hands-on class, taught by Chef Geoffrey Jones of the Great Lakes Culinary Institute, you will explore the flavors of Louisiana-style cooking. Learn the subtle differences between Cajun and Creole cooking styles as well as where they blend together. Prepare authentic dishes while learning about regional ingredients and techniques. Share a family meal. Basic kitchen skills will also be discussed and demonstrated by Chef Geoff. Bring containers to take home any creations you do not sample in class.

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: Great Lakes  — Maps
  • Course ID =328979844
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerCeramics I—2019-01-15 through 2019-05-02$475—Face to FaceView Details

15 Tues and Thurs, 3:10-5:10 pm, Fine Arts Rm. 135. This introductory course develops hand-building skills and basic ceramic design skills. Gain technical skills by completing hand-building projects that include sets, complex shapes (made from multiple shapes), relief, pouring vessels and a detailed sketchbook that includes research and design focused on each project. Cost does not include text. May also be taken for academic credit.

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: Main campus  — Maps
  • Course ID =324418146
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerCeramics I—2019-01-15 through 2019-05-02$475—Face to FaceView Details

15 weeks, Tues and Thurs, 1-3 pm, Fine Arts Rm. 135. This introductory course develops hand-building skills and basic ceramic design skills. Gain technical skills by completing hand-building projects that include sets, complex shapes (made from multiple shapes), relief, pouring vessels and a detailed sketchbook that includes research and design focused on each project. Cost does not include text. May also be taken for academic credit.

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: Main campus  — Maps
  • Course ID =324418655
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerChair Yoga—2019-01-11 through 2019-03-22$109—Face to FaceView Details

11 Fri., 1-1:45 p.m. Dennos Museum Center. Be the best version of yourself -- come explore your potential with yoga! Enjoy the benefits of the essential elements of yoga in seated position. Yoga improves flexibility, posture, balance and spiritual and mental wellness. Practice a variety of yoga poses and discover the rewards of gentle stretches, postures and relaxation through breathing and meditation. All levels and abilities are welcome. Meets in the Dennos Museum. Increase the benefits of this class by also enrolling in Mid-Day Meditation which precedes it at 12:15 p.m.

  • Seats available: Approximately 12. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  — Maps
  • Course ID =330567217
Chair Yoga—2019-04-12 through 2019-06-28$109—Face to FaceView Details

11 Fri., 1-1:45 p.m. (no class April 19), Dennos Museum Center. Be the best version of yourself -- come explore your potential with yoga! Enjoy the benefits of the essential elements of yoga in seated position. Yoga improves flexibility, posture, balance and spiritual and mental wellness. Practice a variety of yoga poses and discover the rewards of gentle stretches, postures and relaxation through breathing and meditation. All levels and abilities are welcome. Meets in the Dennos Museum. Increase the benefits of this class by also enrolling in Mid-Day Meditation which precedes it at 12:15 p.m.

  • Seats available: Approximately 19. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  — Maps
  • Course ID =330575551
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerChicken Cookery—2019-01-17 through 2019-01-17$79—Face to FaceView Details

Thurs., 6-9 p.m., Great Lakes Campus, Rm. 251. Chicken is inexpensive, versatile, quick to prepare and high in protein--all good reasons why it winds up on the dinner table more often than any other meat. Whichever cut of chicken you prefer, get tips and tricks for whipping up delicious chicken dishes from learning how to spatchcock a whole chicken to fancier dishes including Chicken and Shrimp Paella, Thai Chicken Curry, Chicken Breast with Chili-Rub and Mango Salsa and more. Infuse new life into a weeknight staple! Bring take-home containers for anything you do not sample in class.

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: Great Lakes  — Maps
  • Course ID =328972321
Continuing Ukulele—2019-02-18 through 2019-02-25$39—Face to FaceView Details

2 Mon., 6-7 p.m., Traverse City Guitar Company. Join the group for more ukulele fun. Refine your skills, learn new songs, and share your experiences learning more about this fun instrument. You will build on the fundamentals obtained in the Beginning Ukulele course. Bring your ukulele. Meets at Traverse City Guitar Company (322 E. Front St., TC.)

  • Seats available: Approximately 15. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  — Maps
  • Course ID =328844907
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerConversational Spanish: Beginning and Beyond—2019-01-15 through 2019-03-19$135—Face to FaceView Details

9 Tues., 6-8 p.m., Beckett Bldg. Rm. 136. This NEW progressive course is tailored for your success -- whether you are a beginning or continuing level student. In a unique learning atmosphere, those new to Spanish will learn the basics (pronunciation, basic speaking skills, listening and comprehension useful to the traveler who wishes to communicate on a social level with Spanish speakers), and gain confidence from the instructor and more advanced students. Continuing Spanish language learners will further master comprehension and communication while engaging with each other and beginning level students. Cost includes practice packets and a new text book (level determined at first class).

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: Main campus  — Maps
  • Course ID =328849131
Conversational Spanish II—2019-04-09 through 2019-06-04$129—Face to FaceView Details

9 Tues., 6-8 p.m., Beckett Bldg. Rm. 147. Gain confidence and have fun as you expand your Spanish vocabulary and improve your pronunciation, speaking, and listening skills. Emphasis will be on the most commonly used Spanish words and phrases in order to maximize your opportunity for fluency in everyday language. You will get practice in handling practical situations for your next business or vacation trip. Designed to follow Spanish Beginning and Beyond, it is also open to anyone with previous classroom Spanish experience or those wanting to maintain their Spanish II fluency. The required text, Spanish Now! Level 1, may be purchased at the NMC Bookstore (995-1285).

  • Seats available: Approximately 20. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  — Maps
  • Course ID =328849207
Couch to 5K—2019-04-22 through 2019-06-05$125—Face to FaceView Details

7 Mon. and Wed., 5:30-6:30 p.m. (no class May 27), Meets at Darrow Park (corner of Monroe St. and Bay St.) Are you aiming to run/walk a 5K race? Join a group for coaching and support and take those first steps--or re-step - into running after an injury or a long winter! In just 7 incredible weeks, you will go from mostly walking to mostly running. Good form is critical to effective and efficient running; have your stride observed and receive individualized tips. Learn new warm-up exercises to thwart injury, dynamic stretches to prepare your body for movement, and best nutritional practices for good clean energy. Wear comfortable clothing and good running shoes--and come rain or shine!

  • Seats available: Approximately 15. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  — Maps
  • Course ID =328970430
Course ClosedCrepes Francaises Authentiques—2019-03-19 through 2019-03-19$79—Face to FaceView Details

Tues., 6-9 p.m., Great Lakes Campus, Rm. 251. There is nothing more French than a crepe except, perhaps, Chef Vanessa Grasset at Crepes and Co. In this class, Chef Vanessa shares the secret to mixing and making perfectly airy, paper-thin crepes that elevate everything they enfold. They are quick to prepare and can be served any time of day. Try her French-style crepe plate and learn to make crepes with equipment you already have at home. Prepare sweet and savory fillings for a complete crepe-making experience. Bring containers to take home any creations you do not sample in class.

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: Great Lakes  — Maps
  • Course ID =328978877
Crochet Basics—2019-02-01 through 2019-02-08$59—Face to FaceView Details

2 Fri., 9:30 a.m.-noon, University Center Rm. 211. Discover the art of crocheting! From learning how to hold the crochet hook and yarn correctly to how to read a pattern, you will make a sampler dishcloth in the first class. Building on the basic chain stitch, single and double crochet, you will crochet in circles and squares for the second class and make an updated granny square. Leave with new skills and confidence to try a project on your own. All materials are provided.

  • Seats available: Approximately 7. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =329011468
Crochet Basics—2019-03-05 through 2019-03-12$59—Face to FaceView Details

2 Tues., 5:30 p.m.-8 p.m., University Center Rm. 211. Discover the art of crocheting! From learning how to hold the crochet hook and yarn correctly to how to read a pattern, you will make a sampler dishcloth in the first class. Building on the basic chain stitch, single and double crochet, you will crochet in circles and squares for the second class and make an updated granny square. Leave with new skills and confidence to try a project on your own. All materials are provided.

  • Seats available: Approximately 9. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =329011518
Cut the Cord: TV/Media Access without Cable—2019-02-20 through 2019-02-20$39—Face to FaceView Details

Wed., 1-3 p.m., University Center Rm. 209. What is cord cutting? And why are so many younger people doing it? Are you tired of paying high cable and satellite TV prices? Learn how to cut the cord and still have lots of viewing options. Learn about online streaming and the devices and methods that make it work. Save hours of researching the multitude of choices out there, and get the info you need here instead. Join the revolution, cut the cord, and save money.

  • Seats available: Approximately 4. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =328958761
Cut the Cord: TV/Media Access without Cable—2019-04-11 through 2019-04-11$39—Face to FaceView Details

Thurs., 6-8 p.m., University Center Rm. 213. What is cord cutting? And why are so many younger people doing it? Are you tired of paying high cable and satellite TV prices? Learn how to cut the cord and still have lots of viewing options. Learn about online streaming and the devices and methods that make it work. Save hours of researching the multitude of choices out there, and get the info you need here instead. Join the revolution, cut the cord, and save money.

  • Seats available: Approximately 15. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =328958769
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerDigital Graphics Design I - Adobe Illustrator—2019-01-14 through 2019-05-01$510—Face to FaceView Details

15 Mon and Wed, 3:10-5:10 pm, Beckett Bldg. Rm. 204. You will learn basics of using Adobe Illustrator to create vector objects and layouts for print and interactive environments. Discover how to create and manipulate shapes, and work with type, color, gradients, fills and strokes. Learn how to work with spot and process colors, create die lines for packaging, and other basic design principles. Prep files for print and choose the correct color space for various applications. The Adobe Certified Associate Exam for Illustrator is included in the cost. For this course, you will need your NMC ID and Password before the first class (available through NMC Helpdesk, 231-995-3020). May also be taken for academic credit.

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: Main campus  — Maps
  • Course ID =324418776
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerDigital Imaging - Adobe Photoshop—2019-01-14 through 2019-05-01$510—Face to FaceView Details

15 Mon and Wed, 1-3 pm, Beckett Bldg. Rm. 204. Learn to use Adobe Photoshop, a photo manipulation tool, to create images for print and web. Learn how to use layers, effects, filters, masks and selection techniques for image editing. Incorporate type and vector objects into bitmap layouts. Explore color management, restore damaged images, automate tasks, and choose the proper color space for print and web applications. For this course, you will need your NMC ID and Password before the first class (available through NMC Helpdesk, 231-995-3020). Cost does not include text. May also be taken for academic credit.

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: Main campus  — Maps
  • Course ID =324419110
DIY Bath and Body Products—2019-02-12 through 2019-02-12$59—Face to FaceView Details

Tues., 6-9 p.m., Great Lakes Campus, Rm. 112. Not familiar with the many ingredients in your store-bought bath and body products? Be assured of the ingredients you use on your body by making them yourself. Identify plants, flowers, essential oils, and herbs that you can use to create herbal bath teas, scented milk bath powders, solid perfume, moisturizing cream, and lip balms. Making these products at home will save you half the cost of store-bought products and they are twice as much fun to make. All ingredients and take-home containers are supplied.

  • Seats available: Approximately 11. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Great Lakes  — Maps
  • Course ID =329011420
DIY Probiotics for a Well-Fed Microbiome—2019-03-14 through 2019-03-14$49—Face to FaceView Details

Thurs., 6-8:30 p.m., Great Lakes Campus, Rm. 251. Five years ago, nobody knew they had a microbiome. Today, we are obsessed with it. We are learning that the health of the ecosystem within our gut affects the health of our entire body. In this demonstration class, registered dietitian Kristel Wiesner shares cutting-edge tips to support beneficial gut bacteria through diet and lifestyle choices. Discover the benefits of fermented foods and learn easy techniques, using a dairy kefir culture, to make both milk and coconut kefir, probiotic hummus, probiotic applesauce and more. Sample a variety of foods made with kefir including kefir cheese and orange creamsicle smoothie. Bring a jar with a lid to take home a culture so you can make kefir at home.

  • Seats available: Approximately 13. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Great Lakes  — Maps
  • Course ID =328978659
Course ClosedDog Training: Communication Fundamentals—2019-02-02 through 2019-03-09$99—Face to FaceView Details

6 Sat., 10:30-11:30 a.m., Aero Park Labs Bldg. 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 =334565911
Dog Training: Continuing—2019-02-02 through 2019-03-09$99—Face to FaceView Details

6 Sat., Noon-1 p.m., Aero Park Labs Bldg. Rm. E/F/G/H. 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 2. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Aero Park  — Maps
  • Course ID =334565948
Downrigger Fishing: Rig Your Boat for Results—2019-04-25 through 2019-04-25$49—Face to FaceView Details

<p>Thurs., 6-9 p.m., Great Lakes Campus, Rm. 111. Learn how to rig your boat for big lake fishing success. If you are new to downrigger fishing, or simply want to learn more about trolling equipment, system designs, rig set ups and latest techniques, this is for you. Get essential information about mounting and mounting devices, divers, planers, line release, common set up mistakes, comfort and safety, and how to find fish. It is useful to bring a photo of your boats layout with you.</p><br><br>

  • Seats available: Approximately 23. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Great Lakes  — Maps
  • Course ID =328990514
Duck 101—2019-01-29 through 2019-01-29$79—Face to FaceView Details

Tues., 6-9 p.m., Great Lakes Campus, Rm. 251. Gain confidence in preparing duck in your own kitchen and dispel adjectives including fatty, gamey and tough. Adam Raupp, Chef de Cuisine at Mission Table/Jolly Pumpkin, will demonstrate the basic butchery of poultry and how to make use of all components in a variety of ways. Then learn how to prepare dishes from the same bird including seared duck breast, confit thigh, pâté and basic stock. Pick up new techniques and discover an appreciation for this menu item. Bring containers to take home any creations you do not sample in class.

  • Seats available: Approximately 8. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Great Lakes  — Maps
  • Course ID =328974133
Earned Income for Your Nonprofit—2019-01-30 through 2019-02-06$69—Face to FaceView Details

2 Wed., 1-4 p.m., University Center Rm. 07. Is your nonprofit dependent on gifts, grants, and donations? Do you wish you had a stable revenue stream to help drive your mission? An earned income venture may be just what you are looking for! But, which venture is right for your organization? Come find out in this two-session course with Mary Manner. In session one you will learn how to build and test hypotheses about your idea and customer base, and develop a value proposition and your ability to communicate the concept. In session two, you will gain tools for building your financial business model, learning from your customers, and evaluating your organizations capacity to undertake an earned income venture.

  • Seats available: Approximately 21. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =328602700
Edit Photos Like a Pro—2019-03-04 through 2019-03-11$99—Face to FaceView Details

Mon/Wed/Mon, March 4, 6, and 11, 6-8:30 p.m., Fine Arts Bldg. Rm. 120. Learn how so many professional photographers take their photos from good to GREAT! Secrets are revealed as you work through an entire workflow with professional photographer, Dan Carlson. You will import photos, sort and rate, edit, then export images for use, in this hands-on class. The adaptable software, Adobe Lightroom, offers amazing features including extensive organization options, RAW editing, non-destructive adjustments and more. Give your images that highly sought-after pop and punch. It is recommended to download the free trial version of Adobe Lightroom before class and give it a brief overview.

  • Seats available: Approximately 16. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  — Maps
  • Course ID =328992511
Email Marketing Made Easy with MailChimp—2019-03-12 through 2019-03-14$75—Face to FaceView Details

Tues. and Thurs., 6-8 p.m., University Center Rm. 205. Looking to ramp up your email campaigns? Find out how to create emails easily, develop subject lines and follow best practices of the pros. Discover how to fine-tune lists, optimize groups and personalize campaigns using MailChimp which is free for up to 2,000 names. Rachel North, email guru for MyNorth Media, shares strategies for targeting your emails to list segments such as prospects, clients/customers, and previous clients/customers. Learn how to design sign-up forms and how to use fields of date for maximized Return on Investment. Basic computer skills required.

  • Seats available: Approximately 7. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =328930015
Employee Development: Positivity in the Workplace—2019-03-05 through 2019-03-05$59—Face to FaceView Details

Tues., 6-8:30 p.m., University Center Rm. 213. Take ownership of your professional development by learning how to ask for feedback and create goals and action plans. Learn how to shift to a positive mindset at work (and home!) and bring your best self every day. Designed for employees of all levels looking to increase their influence and positive impact in their organization.

  • Seats available: Approximately 17. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =328929985
Entertaining with Magic—2019-03-14 through 2019-04-18$99—Face to FaceView Details

5 Thurs., 6-8 p.m. (no class March 28), University Center Rm. 218. Would you like to learn how to perform magic and entertain with nothing more than a deck of cards? Dr. Larry Phillips will help you learn this new skill. Through demonstration, guided practice, and discussion you will learn to put together and perform a basic close-up magic routine. The material taught in this course is all audience tested, professional magic from Dr. Phillips performing repertory, including several well-guarded personally developed routines and effects. No Pick-A-Card, Any Card stuff here! The routines taught are impressive and visual magic using a standard deck of playing cards. This course is a great way to investigate a new hobby or revive an old interest.

  • Seats available: Approximately 23. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =333306357
Essential Skills for Photographers—2019-03-12 through 2019-03-12$49—Face to FaceView Details

Tues., 5:30-8:30 p.m., University Center Rm. 214. Do you want to take more professional looking photographs? Practice your skills by learning the essential relationship between shutter speed, f-stop (aperture) and ISO. Learn what the numbers mean and how to set your exposure in a variety of camera modes. Study the concept of exposure and learn how to use it on a digital camera. Begin to see like a photographer by using composition and visualization. If you are not completely familiar with your camera, please take Understanding Your Digital SLR Camera first. Bring your digital camera.

  • Seats available: Approximately 18. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =328980065
Everyone Is an Artist—2019-03-14 through 2019-03-14$59—Face to FaceView Details

Thurs., 6-8 p.m., University Center Rm. 212. Discover your inner artist and the magic found in each day as you learn to see like an artist. Elizabeth (Betsy) Abeel, instructor of the popular Learn to See as an Artist Sees course, has developed a creativity kit that will engage seasoned artists and those who have never even considered themselves to be creative or artistic. Learn the philosophy behind the concept and receive hands-on instruction with the kit; using it as both a journal and sketchbook that will grow your ability to be present and enrich your world view. The creativity tool kit is included in the cost ($25). This class is ideal for those who have taken Learn to See or as a great introduction for anyone -- no previous art training or experience required. Open to adults and youth age 12+ (when accompanied by an enrolled adult).

  • Seats available: Approximately 22. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =333319971
Exploring Watercolors—2019-03-05 through 2019-03-19$115—Face to FaceView Details

3 Tues., 6-8:30 p.m., Great Lakes Campus, Rm. 112. Expand your artistic ability while exploring the watercolor painting. Through demonstration and hands-on practice, you will learn a variety of techniques like taking advantage of the white of the paper or the ability to lift paint to gain the desired color value. Adapt to the spontaneous nature of the medium while learning to control the movements of water paint on the paper. Bring a sketch or black and white photograph to use as a reference. Includes all other materials.

  • Seats available: Approximately 13. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Great Lakes  — Maps
  • Course ID =329005285
FAA Remote Pilot Certification (Drone) Test Preparation: 2-Day Classroom Version—2019-02-07 through 2019-02-08$749—Face to FaceView Details

Thurs. and Fri., 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Parsons-Stulen Bldg. Rm. 112. Get paid to fly a drone! This 2-day in-person classroom training will prepare you to take the FAA Part 107 Remote Pilot certification written test. This certification is required by the FAA to legally conduct commercial operations utilizing a Drone. Learn about drone regulations, weather, aeronautical charts, airspace, emergency procedures and more. After completion of the course, you will be ready to take the FAA written test to become certified. The test is typically around $150 and can be taken at any FAA testing center. The NMC testing center is at the Aero Park Campus.

  • Seats available: Approximately 12. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Aero Park  — Maps
  • Course ID =328545348
FAA Remote Pilot Test Preparation (Online NMC Aviation)—2019-02-06 through 2019-03-20$499—OnlineView Details

Registration Deadline for this self-paced online course is Feb. 4. This course prepares you to take the FAA Part 107 Remote Pilot written exam, which upon successful completion will certify you as a Commercial Drone Operator! This license is required by the FAA for conducting drone operations such as aerial photography, movie making, industrial inspections, emergency response, agriculture monitoring and more. It covers drone regulations, airspace, weather, aeronautical charts and safety practices. Work at your own pace (approx. 25 hours online); but complete by May 4, 2019. You will not be completely alone; your instructor is available via email, phone or office visit to help you through the process. Fee does not include cost of the FAA test which can be taken at the FAA testing center at NMC Aero Park Campus or any FAA Testing Center nationwide and is typically around $150. Register by February 4; course will begin shortly after that date. For more info, call (231) 995-2925.

  • Seats available: Approximately 29. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  — Maps
  • Course ID =328580174
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerFeldenkrais—2019-01-03 through 2019-03-21$139—Face to FaceView Details

12 Thurs., 11:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m., at Yoga For Health Education (1200 W. 11th St. Suite 211, 2nd floor Bldg. 50). Engage your brains plasticity to improve comfort and mobility! Join Alice Brydges to experience a revolutionary approach to improving human function through somatic movement (conscious focus on the internal experience of movement). The Feldenkrais Method® employs a variety of user-friendly movement lessons and a gentle hands-on approach that engages your brains neuroplastic abilities to bring about improvements in flexibility and coordination, and to increase ease and range of motion. Wear loose, comfortable clothing and bring your curiosity to explore from the inside out!

  • Seats available: Approximately 16. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  — Maps
  • Course ID =331137538
Feldenkrais—2019-04-04 through 2019-06-13$119—Face to FaceView Details

10 Thurs., 11:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m. (no class April 25), at Yoga For Health Education (1200 W. 11th St. Suite 211, 2nd floor Bldg. 50). Engage your brains plasticity to improve comfort and mobility! Join Alice Brydges to experience a revolutionary approach to improving human function through somatic movement (conscious focus on the internal experience of movement). The Feldenkrais Method® employs a variety of user-friendly movement lessons and a gentle hands-on approach that engages your brains neuroplastic abilities to bring about improvements in flexibility and coordination, and to increase ease and range of motion. Wear loose, comfortable clothing and bring your curiosity to explore from the inside out!

  • Seats available: Approximately 20. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  — Maps
  • Course ID =331145103
Fiction and Memoir: Building Strong Storylines—2019-01-30 through 2019-02-27$115—Face to FaceView Details

5 Wed., 4-6 p.m., University Center Rm. 218. Whether you are writing fiction or memoir, how do you keep your readers engaged, turning the pages, and anxious to find out what happens next? In a workshop format, examine how the pros do it, and what strategies and structures can strengthen your storyline. Practice these strategies through in-class and out-of-class optional writing assignments. You will also be invited to read and share your writing, if desired, with the other members of the class. Enjoy the collaboration of learning from and with each other in a constructive and encouraging environment.

  • Seats available: Approximately 16. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =328849472
Fly Fishing: An Introductory Workshop—2019-05-06 through 2019-05-06$75—Face to FaceView Details

Mon., 6-9 p.m., University Center Rm. 219. Join local fly fishing expert Chuck Hawkins as he teaches you the fundamentals of fly fishing. This fun introduction includes an overview of rods and reels along with a hands-on casting session. Leave with a good understanding of what you need to get started in this popular sport. Opportunities abound for great fly fishing in the Grand Traverse area, so accelerate your skills and join the fun.

  • Seats available: Approximately 10. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =328991198
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerForever Fit - Session 1 (1-2 hrs week)—2019-01-07 through 2019-03-22$119—Face to FaceView Details

11 weeks, attend 1-2 hours a week, NMC Main Campus, Phys. Ed. Bldg. Try before you buy! We are so sure you will love the Forever Fit classes, you are invited to try as many classes as you want the first week (Jan. 7-11) for FREE! Designed for all ages and fitness levels. For less than $6 an hour (best price around), we will help you achieve your fitness goals. The American Council on Exercise recommends some form of physical activity daily to maintain a healthy lifestyle. Over the course of a week, activity should include aerobics, resistance training, core strengthening, and overall flexibility--and our classes offer these and more! Sign up for the number of hours per week you wish to participate, then attend the days and times and you choose. The Forever Fit winter and spring packages each have 19+ hours a week of exercise classes for you! Schedule is subject to small changes.

  • Seats available: Approximately 18. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  — Maps
  • Course ID =328938803
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerForever Fit - Session 1 (3-4 hrs week)—2019-01-07 through 2019-03-22$159—Face to FaceView Details

11 weeks, attend 3-4 hours a week, NMC Main Campus, Phys. Ed. Bldg. Try before you buy! We are so sure you will love the Forever Fit classes, you are invited to try as many classes as you want the first week (Jan. 7-11) for FREE! Designed for all ages and fitness levels. For less than $6 an hour (best price around), we will help you achieve your fitness goals. The American Council on Exercise recommends some form of physical activity daily to maintain a healthy lifestyle. Over the course of a week, activity should include aerobics, resistance training, core strengthening, and overall flexibility--and our classes offer these and more! Sign up for the number of hours per week you wish to participate, then attend the days and times and you choose. The Forever Fit winter and spring packages each have 19+ hours a week of exercise classes for you! Schedule is subject to small changes.

  • Seats available: Approximately 41. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  — Maps
  • Course ID =328938799
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerForever Fit - Session 1 (5-6 hrs week)—2019-01-07 through 2019-03-22$195—Face to FaceView Details

11 weeks, attend 5-6 hours a week, NMC Main Campus, Phys. Ed. Bldg. Try before you buy! We are so sure you will love the Forever Fit classes, you are invited to try as many classes as you want the first week (Jan. 7-11) for FREE! Designed for all ages and fitness levels. For less than $6 an hour (best price around), we will help you achieve your fitness goals. The American Council on Exercise recommends some form of physical activity daily to maintain a healthy lifestyle. Over the course of a week, activity should include aerobics, resistance training, core strengthening, and overall flexibility--and our classes offer these and more! Sign up for the number of hours per week you wish to participate, then attend the days and times and you choose. The Forever Fit winter and spring packages each have 19+ hours a week of exercise classes for you! Schedule is subject to small changes.

  • Seats available: Approximately 44. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  — Maps
  • Course ID =328939006
Forever Fit - Session 2 (1-2 hrs week)—2019-04-01 through 2019-05-31$109—Face to FaceView Details

9 weeks, attend 1-2 hours a week, NMC Main Campus, Phys. Ed. Bldg. Try before you buy! We are so sure you will love the Forever Fit classes, you are invited to try as many classes as you want the first week (April 1-5) for FREE! Designed for all ages and fitness levels. For less than $6 an hour (best price around), we will help you achieve your fitness goals. The American Council on Exercise recommends some form of physical activity daily to maintain a healthy lifestyle. Over the course of a week, activity should include aerobics, resistance training, core strengthening, and overall flexibility--and our classes offer these and more! Sign up for the number of hours per week you wish to participate, then attend the days and times and you choose. The Forever Fit winter and spring packages each have 19+ hours a week of exercise classes for you! Schedule is subject to small changes.

  • Seats available: Approximately 47. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  — Maps
  • Course ID =328940876
Forever Fit - Session 2 (3-4 hrs week)—2019-04-01 through 2019-05-31$149—Face to FaceView Details

9 weeks, attend 3-4 hours a week, NMC Main Campus, Phys. Ed. Bldg. Try before you buy! We are so sure you will love the Forever Fit classes, you are invited to try as many classes as you want the first week (April 1-5) for FREE! Designed for all ages and fitness levels. For less than $6 an hour (best price around), we will help you achieve your fitness goals. The American Council on Exercise recommends some form of physical activity daily to maintain a healthy lifestyle. Over the course of a week, activity should include aerobics, resistance training, core strengthening, and overall flexibility--and our classes offer these and more! Sign up for the number of hours per week you wish to participate, then attend the days and times and you choose. The Forever Fit winter and spring packages each have 19+ hours a week of exercise classes for you! Schedule is subject to small changes.

  • Seats available: Approximately 50. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  — Maps
  • Course ID =328942584
Forever Fit - Session 2 (5-6 hrs week)—2019-04-01 through 2019-05-31$189—Face to FaceView Details

9 weeks, attend 5-6 hours a week, NMC Main Campus, Phys. Ed. Bldg. Try before you buy! We are so sure you will love the Forever Fit classes, you are invited to try as many classes as you want the first week (April 1-5) for FREE! Designed for all ages and fitness levels. For less than $6 an hour (best price around), we will help you achieve your fitness goals. The American Council on Exercise recommends some form of physical activity daily to maintain a healthy lifestyle. Over the course of a week, activity should include aerobics, resistance training, core strengthening, and overall flexibility--and our classes offer these and more! Sign up for the number of hours per week you wish to participate, then attend the days and times and you choose. The Forever Fit winter and spring packages each have 19+ hours a week of exercise classes for you! Schedule is subject to small changes.

  • Seats available: Approximately 50. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  — Maps
  • Course ID =328943956
Fundraising Fitness! —2019-04-08 through 2019-04-08$49—Face to FaceView Details

Mon, 1-4 pm, University Center Rm. 07. Have you ever wondered the best way to calculate your donor retention rate, acquisition rate, or overall growth? AFP has developed two Excel-based templates to help organize all this data: The Fitness Test evaluates performance against key indicators and the Growth-in-Giving (GiG) reports provide concise pictures of fundraising gains and losses in a reader-friendly format for executive staff and board. Using data from your organization, you will be able to generate reports and compare to national statistics.

  • Seats available: Approximately 20. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =342379607
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerGentle Yoga—2019-01-08 through 2019-03-19$129—Face to FaceView Details

11 Tues., 10:15-11:30 a.m., Phys. Ed. Rm. 120. Find out why so many have found that yoga improves flexibility, strength, posture and balance, as well as physical and spiritual wellness. Gentle Yoga is designed for people of any level of physical ability who prefer a more mindful, gentle practice. Wear comfortable clothing.

  • Seats available: Approximately 4. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  — Maps
  • Course ID =330550866
Gentle Yoga—2019-04-09 through 2019-06-25$139—Face to FaceView Details

12 Tues., 10:15-11:30 a.m., Phys. Ed. Rm. 120. Find out why so many have found that yoga improves flexibility, strength, posture and balance, as well as physical and spiritual wellness. Gentle Yoga is designed for people of any level of physical ability who prefer a more mindful, gentle practice. Wear comfortable clothing.

  • Seats available: Approximately 8. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  — Maps
  • Course ID =330557902
Getting the Most from Your Android Tablet or Phone—2019-02-05 through 2019-02-05$49—Face to FaceView Details

Tues., 5:30-8:30 p.m., University Center Rm. 06. Android is the powerful system behind all mobile devices other than iPads and iPhones. Learn to use your Android device efficiently. You will discover setting options, identify function buttons, enter and share contacts, download programs, upload pictures, and navigate through programs and apps. Discover tips and techniques to get the most out of these powerful mobile devices. Bring your fully charged device to class for hands-on experience.

  • Seats available: Approximately 12. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =328817454
Getting the Most from Your Android Tablet or Phone—2019-04-18 through 2019-04-18$49—Face to FaceView Details

Thurs., 1-4 p.m., University Center Rm. 06. Android is the powerful system behind all mobile devices other than iPads and iPhones. Learn to use your Android device efficiently. You will discover setting options, identify function buttons, enter and share contacts, download programs, upload pictures, and navigate through programs and apps. Discover tips and techniques to get the most out of these powerful mobile devices. Bring your fully charged device to class for hands-on experience.

  • Seats available: Approximately 11. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =328817469
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerGetting the Most Out of Your iPad—2019-01-23 through 2019-01-23$49—Face to FaceView Details

DATE & ROOM CHANGE: NOW Wed, FEB. 20, 1-4 pm, Wed., University Center Rm. 219. The Apple iPad brings lightweight mobile computing that extends beyond the convenience of a laptop. See how iPads and iPhones can interact and increase your access to work, entertainment, information and family. Discover what your iPad can do to replace your PC, how to access remote data, and download and use applications. Learn about connections like Bluetooth, WiFi and cellular networks, and how they improve your access to information, videos, music and the world. Bring your fully charged iPad to class for hands-on experience.

  • Seats available: Approximately 4. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =328958747
Getting the Most Out of Your iPad—2019-03-05 through 2019-03-05$49—Face to FaceView Details

Tues., 6-9 p.m., University Center Rm. 212. The Apple iPad brings lightweight mobile computing that extends beyond the convenience of a laptop. See how iPads and iPhones can interact and increase your access to work, entertainment, information and family. Discover what your iPad can do to replace your PC, how to access remote data, and download and use applications. Learn about connections like Bluetooth, WiFi and cellular networks, and how they improve your access to information, videos, music and the world. Bring your fully charged iPad to class for hands-on experience.

  • Seats available: Approximately 15. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =328958754
Getting the Most Out of Your iPhone—2019-01-30 through 2019-01-30$49—Face to FaceView Details

Wed., 1-4 p.m., University Center Rm. 212. Learn how to use your iPhone as your calendar, your address book, your computer, and even your personal assistant. From identifying function buttons and settings, to using Safari to access the internet and everything in between, you will discover tips and techniques to get the most out of this powerful smart phone. Bring your fully charged iPhone to class for hands-on experience.

  • Seats available: Approximately 7. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =328958720
Getting the Most Out of Your iPhone—2019-04-02 through 2019-04-02$49—Face to FaceView Details

Tues., 1-4 p.m., University Center Rm. 212. Learn how to use your iPhone as your calendar, your address book, your computer, and even your personal assistant. From identifying function buttons and settings, to using Safari to access the internet and everything in between, you will discover tips and techniques to get the most out of this powerful smart phone. Bring your fully charged iPhone to class for hands-on experience.

  • Seats available: Approximately 14. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =328958729
Glass Fusion for the Garden—2019-04-12 through 2019-04-13$79—Face to FaceView Details

Fri. and Sat., 10 a.m.-noon, Scholars Hall Rm. 106. Do you love walking through your garden and watching everything grow? Take some time to bling up your garden with fused glass art, made by you! Let yourself grow too, by learning to cut colored glass to create a whimsical bug and a wind chime to bring your garden to life. You will also make a wall bud vase to hang inside for your lovely flowers. No prior experience is required and all materials are included. Your projects will be ready for pick up the week after class.)

  • Seats available: Approximately 9. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  — Maps
  • Course ID =329008340
Golf Fundamentals—2019-04-15 through 2019-05-06$99—Face to FaceView Details

4 Mon., 10-11 a.m., at Golf Center (6270 Secor Road). If you have not played golf in a while or have never had a formal lesson, this is for you. Improve your golf skills with PGA Professional, Toby Boynton-Fisher and staff at the Golf Center. Learn the proper technique--from the importance of your grip and stance to finesse and power for your swing and shot accuracy. We will cover putting, chipping, club choices, rules, and course etiquette with lots of coaching and practice. You will use indoor hitting stations for your long and short game, Full Swing Simulators, and the putting green. Includes range balls, simulator fees, and instruction. Equipment is provided if needed.

  • Seats available: Approximately 5. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  — Maps
  • Course ID =328992552
Golf Technique and Strategy Improvement—2019-04-17 through 2019-05-08$99—Face to FaceView Details

4 Wed., 10-11 a.m., at Golf Center (6270 Secor Road). This indoor golf class is designed for those with some golf experience. You will review the basics of a good golf game with personal coaching from a pro. Learn to better manage a course--which clubs to use for specific situations, handling different clubs, and reading a course. You will practice drives, chip shots, and putting in a great indoor environment. Video analysis of your swing will help you better understand what really influences a golf shot as you work to improve your skills. The Golf Center includes indoor hitting stations for your long and short game, Full Swing Simulators, and putting green. Cost includes range balls, simulator fees, and instruction.

  • Seats available: Approximately 6. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  — Maps
  • Course ID =329004046
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerGrant Basics—2019-01-23 through 2019-01-23$49—Face to FaceView Details

Wed., 6-8:30 p.m., University Center Rm. 215. Foundations, state, and federal entities offer funding opportunities for a variety of purposes. Learn to identify your needs, clarify your purpose, and articulate it in a written format. Look at the grant development process, its components, and terminology. Discover what grant writing is all about in this overview session and leave knowing where to start in developing a grant proposal.

  • Seats available: Approximately 6. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =328960899
Grant Resources—2019-02-06 through 2019-02-06$49—Face to FaceView Details

Wed., 6-8:30 p.m., University Center Rm. 08. Explore ways to locate grant funders potentially interested in your project or program. Learn how to search a variety of resources including the web and publications. Leave with a sense of direction, practical tips, and resources to find funding opportunities that fit your need and purpose. Basic computer skills are helpful, but not required.

  • Seats available: Approximately 7. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =328960944
Great Decisions in US Foreign Policy 2019 -- Part 1—2019-02-20 through 2019-03-13$59—Face to FaceView Details

4 Wed., 3-5 p.m., University Center Rm. 214. Prepare to discuss the world! Join this lively discussion group that explores eight significant global concerns. Great Decisions briefing books, published by the Foreign Policy Association, are the primary resource. 2019 topics include: Refugees and Global Migration, The Middle East-Regional Disorder, Nuclear Negotiations--Back to the Future, The Rise of Populism in Europe, Decoding U.S./China Trade, India and Its Neighbors, Cyber Conflicts and Geopolitcs, The United States and Mexico: Partnership Tested, and State of the State Department and Diplomacy. The guide materials provide thought-provoking analyses complemented by updates and video segments. Register for the 9-week series or either segment. Briefing books (texts) are available in the EES office for $20. Please read the first topic prior to session one.

  • Seats available: Approximately 6. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =333367841
Great Decisions in US Foreign Policy 2019 -- Part 2—2019-03-20 through 2019-04-24$59—Face to FaceView Details

5 Wed., 3-5 p.m. (no class March 27), University Center Rm. 214. Prepare to discuss the world! Join this lively discussion group that explores eight significant global concerns. Great Decisions briefing books, published by the Foreign Policy Association, are the primary resource. 2019 topics include: Refugees and Global Migration, The Middle East-Regional Disorder, Nuclear Negotiations--Back to the Future, The Rise of Populism in Europe, Decoding U.S./China Trade, India and Its Neighbors, Cyber Conflicts and Geopolitcs, The United States and Mexico: Partnership Tested, and State of the State Department and Diplomacy. The guide materials provide thought-provoking analyses complemented by updates and video segments. Register for the 9-week series or either segment. Briefing books (texts) are available in the EES office for $20. Please read the first topic prior to session one.

  • Seats available: Approximately 6. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =333379811
Great Decisions in US Foreign Policy 2019 -- Parts 1 & 2—2019-02-20 through 2019-04-24$109—Face to FaceView Details

9 Wed., 3-5 p.m., University Center Rm. 214. Prepare to discuss the world! Join this lively discussion group that explores eight significant global concerns. Great Decisions briefing books, published by the Foreign Policy Association, are the primary resource. 2019 topics include: Refugees and Global Migration, The Middle East-Regional Disorder, Nuclear Negotiations--Back to the Future, The Rise of Populism in Europe, Decoding U.S./China Trade, India and Its Neighbors, Cyber Conflicts and Geopolitcs, The United States and Mexico: Partnership Tested, and State of the State Department and Diplomacy. The guide materials provide thought-provoking analyses complemented by updates and video segments. Register for the 9-week series or either segment. Briefing books (texts) are available in the EES office for $20. Please read the first topic prior to the first class.

  • Seats available: Approximately 8. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =334942278
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerGreat Flavors of Spain —2019-01-24 through 2019-01-24$79—Face to FaceView Details

Thurs., 6-9 p.m., Great Lakes Campus, Rm. 251. Spain is a food lovers paradise. Create a menu which highlights delicious seasonal flavors in every bite. Our meal starts with a salad composed of ingredients from many geographical regions of the country: clementines, Chinchon liqueur, anchovies, black olives and Marcona almonds. You will bake a pork tenderloin in sea salt and season it with herbs, Spanish olive oil, and Jamon Serrano. To accompany this, we will create a classic potato salad that includes carrots, peas, and Spanish tuna. Our meal is complete with a delicious apple in La Rioja Vino sauce topped with ice cream! Bring containers to take home any creations you do not sample in class.

  • Seats available: Approximately 3. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Great Lakes  — Maps
  • Course ID =328973978
Growing Shiitake Mushrooms—2019-04-10 through 2019-04-10$59—Face to FaceView Details

Wed., 6:30-9:30 p.m., Parsons-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 10. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Aero Park  — Maps
  • Course ID =329629307
Guitar 101—2019-02-04 through 2019-02-11$39—Face to FaceView Details

2 Mon., 7:30-8:30 p.m., Traverse City Guitar Company. You have always wanted to play the guitar or you thought it would be fun to try but never got around to it…now is your chance to give it a go! Here you will get the basics in a fun, informative way. Learn basic chords (and what a chord is) and strum patterns, and play a few songs with a light amount of music reading and theory mixed in. Leave with resources for continued practice. Bring that old guitar that has been sitting in the closet. Meets at Traverse City Guitar Company (322 E. Front St., TC.)

  • Seats available: Approximately 5. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  — Maps
  • Course ID =328844783
Happily Ever After Means Communication—2019-05-02 through 2019-05-02$129—Face to FaceView Details

Thurs., 6-8:30 p.m., University Center Rm. 212. Great communication is the basis of any fulfilling relationship. But most of us will choose someone who communicates differently than we do. Those who need to verbally process often choose those who need to get away and think about it. In the end, it is often not the issue at hand that causes stress in a relationship, but the manner in which each partner communicates. Knowing how to communicate with this person who is put together differently than you is essential for a happy relationship. This FUN, small investment will take your relationship to the next level. ALL adult couples of all ages welcome. Register one individual from each couple so you pay the fee only once (price is $129 per couple).

  • Seats available: Approximately 8. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =328973944
Happy Healthy Hips and Lower Back —2019-04-30 through 2019-05-07$49—Face to FaceView Details

2 Tues., 1-3 p.m., University Center Rm. 213. The hip joint is a ball-and-socket joint constructed for movement in many directions, including rotation; did you know that its ability to move freely is intimately connected with the overall condition of your lower back? Unfortunately many movement patterns that we develop contradict or interfere with these natural movements. Using specific movement lessons, learn better, more efficient ways to move your lower back and hips in order to recover mobility and avoid injury and pain. Discover a fuller, more comfortable range of motion in your hips, pelvis and lower back. Develop smoother, more coordinated movement through your core and increase ease when sitting, standing and walking. Build better alignment and overall posture.

  • Seats available: Approximately 10. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =331114735
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerHealthy Indulgence—2019-01-08 through 2019-01-08$79—Face to FaceView Details

Tues., 6-9 p.m., Great Lakes Campus, Rm. 251. Everyone loves Italian food, but traditional dishes are heavy in wheat and cheese that can leave you feeling stuffed and lethargic. With simple substitutions you can enjoy this classic cuisine and feel satisfied and energetic. Learn through hands-on practice and recipe demos, the benefits of adding more plant-based foods to your diet, and how easy that can be. Prepare and sample Italian-inspired dishes that will thrill your taste buds including an appetizer, salad, entree, and dessert. Bring containers to take home any creations you do not sample in class.

  • Seats available: Approximately 2. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Great Lakes  — Maps
  • Course ID =328970825
Healthy Indulgence—2019-04-25 through 2019-04-25$79—Face to FaceView Details

Thurs., 6-9 p.m., Great Lakes Campus, Rm. 251. Everyone loves Italian food, but traditional dishes are heavy in wheat and cheese that can leave you feeling stuffed and lethargic. With simple substitutions you can enjoy this classic cuisine and feel satisfied and energetic. Learn through hands-on practice and recipe demos, the benefits of adding more plant-based foods to your diet, and how easy that can be. Prepare and sample Italian-inspired dishes that will thrill your taste buds including an appetizer, salad, entree, and dessert. Bring containers to take home any creations you do not sample in class.

  • Seats available: Approximately 13. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Great Lakes  — Maps
  • Course ID =328971022
Horse Management: Introduction to Equine Physiology and Conditioning —2019-04-03 through 2019-04-24$79—Face to FaceView Details

4 Wed., 7-8:30 p.m., University Center Rm. 208. Join Susan White, equine science professor, horse trainer and riding instructor, to learn and practice advanced horse management. Topics include horse anatomy, introduction to physiology, the physiology of exercise in horses and developing a conditioning plan. The first three classes meet in the classroom. The last class meets at Cedar Creek Crossings (5307 Hodge Rd., Kingsley) to practice the skills learned. Mature children age 13+ and adults are welcome.

  • Seats available: Approximately 15. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =334570257
How to Attract, Cultivate, and Wow Sponsors —2019-04-16 through 2019-04-16$29—Face to FaceView Details

Tues, Noon-1:30 pm, University Center Rm. 07. Do you dread finding sponsors for your next event? Are you tired of offering the same levels and benefits year after year? There is a better way, and you can learn it during this free workshop! Find out how to target, cultivate, and wow sponsors in a way that brings value to your organization and theirs. Joanna Hogan will walk you through her step-by-step process to ensure you and your sponsors achieve the results you want.

  • Seats available: Approximately 40. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =342379629
How to Avoid a Knee Replacement—2019-01-30 through 2019-01-30$39—Face to FaceView Details

Wed., 1-4 p.m., University Center Rm. 209. Got knee pain? Want to get rid of it without medications, injections or surgery? Join Dr. Andrew Gorecki, physical therapist and owner of Superior Physical Therapy, to learn natural ways to diminish knee pain and heal the ligaments, muscles and joints affecting the knee--EVEN if you have been told that surgery is the only answer! Find out the #1 biggest mistake knee pain sufferers make. Try easy to do self-treatment, learn how to determine the cause, and discover three easy exercises or treatments to relieve pain.

  • Seats available: Approximately 8. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =331097218
How to Read and Interpret Financial Statements—2019-04-16 through 2019-04-30$109—Face to FaceView Details

3 Tues., 6-8:30 p.m., Parsons-Stulen Bldg. Rm. 218. Financial statements can answer many questions--if you know what to ask. In clear language, we will explain the information different financial reports contain, what analyses you can use to bring it out, and how to relate the information to the overall health of the business. You will learn to view financial statements in the context of external economic conditions; read and interpret balance sheets, income statements, and statements of cash flow from a management perspective; and apply the right type of analysis--ratio, vertical, or horizontal--to the right statement, to uncover the information you need. Includes text.

  • Seats available: Approximately 13. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Aero Park  — Maps
  • Course ID =328961571
Images of Women in the Bible —2019-02-28 through 2019-03-14$59—Face to FaceView Details

3 Thurs., 10 a.m.-noon, University Center Rm. 219. The image of women in the Bible has been filtered through both the Patriarchal society in which the texts were written and ongoing interpretation through the centuries. Take a fresh look beyond the texts to discover the voices of women. From Miriam to Mary of Magdala, you will explore the settings, stories, and lives of real people with something to say.

  • Seats available: Approximately 15. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =333320021
Improve Your Photo Compositions—2019-04-24 through 2019-04-24$49—Face to FaceView Details

Wed., 6-9 p.m., University Center Rm. 219. Ramp up your photography as you learn what makes a well-composed image. Discover how to keep the viewers attention when they look into your image; how to look and think about a scene before you photograph it; and how you can use characteristics of the scene to help guide the eye around the image. Review compositional tips then have an opportunity to look at your own images and discuss positive things that work or ways to improve the photo. Bring images if you want to participate in the class review.

  • Seats available: Approximately 23. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =329003939
Increasing Your Nonprofit Board Performance —2019-02-27 through 2019-02-27$49—Face to FaceView Details

Wed, 1-4 pm, University Center Rm. 07. As a nonprofit leader, you know that the performance of your board is vital to success. But what does effective board performance look like? And how can you help the board become more effective? This three-hour course offers tips and tools to increase the performance of a nonprofit Board of Directors. Learn about board self-assessment tools and how to use them. Gain an understanding of the importance of board orientation and development, and how both help to increase performance long-term.

  • Seats available: Approximately 40. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =342379620
In Dark Places: Writing the Mystery Novel—2019-02-26 through 2019-03-19$99—Face to FaceView Details

4 Tues., 6:30-8:30 p.m., University Center Rm. 217. Follow Elizabeth Buzzelli, local acclaimed writer, into the dark places where mysteries are born. Consider all parts of the mystery -- murder, forensics, procedure, the amateur sleuth, dark story, police detective -- and learn how to write each one. Limited to 12 students who are determined to see their work published and are willing to write, then read their work to the class. The only prerequisite is for the writer to love mysteries, read widely in the genre, and come with a determination to write a publishable novel!

  • Seats available: Approximately 8. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =328849502
InDesign for Beginners—2019-03-06 through 2019-03-20$135—Face to FaceView Details

DATES CHANGED TO MARCH 13, 20, & 27, 3 Wed., 5:30-8:30 pm, ROOM CHANGED to Fine Arts Rm. 120. Learn the fundamentals of the worlds leading desktop publishing software -- Adobe InDesign. Import and work with text and graphics, create custom color swatches, generate facing pages and master pages in multi-page documents, and prepare and package documents for commercial printing. Whether you are a graphic designer, prepress professional, or a beginner, you will appreciate this intuitive page-layout application. A basic knowledge of computer applications is required. Includes text.

  • Seats available: Approximately 15. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  — Maps
  • Course ID =328957612
Introduction to Quickbooks/Quickbooks Pro 2018 (desktop version)—2019-02-15 through 2019-03-08$199—Face to FaceView Details

4 Fri., 9 a.m.-Noon, Beckett Bldg. Rm. 217. Learn how to set up your company on QuickBooks for your small business accounting. Learn to create invoices, receipts and statements; track your payables, inventory and receivables; create estimates; and generate reports. Bring your questions about QuickBooks. Prerequisite: working knowledge of Windows and basic keyboarding skills. Includes text.

  • Seats available: Approximately 10. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  — Maps
  • Course ID =328957689
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerIntroduction to Skate Skiing —2019-01-10 through 2019-01-17$49—Face to FaceView Details

2 Thurs., 1-2:30 p.m., at Timber Ridge Nordic Center (4050 Hammond Rd. East). Geared towards newcomers, this most dynamic Nordic discipline is taught in laymens terms with emphasis on having fun while building confidence. You will learn the techniques of weight exchange and poling and get tips for waxing and dressing. Experience in the classical technique is recommended and you should be fit enough to meet the demands of a rigorous, yet slow-paced workout. If you enjoy hiking, bicycling or jogging, this sport will be your ticket to winter health and fun. Come prepared to ski. If needed, rentals are available at Brick Wheels or at Timber Ridge (call ahead).

  • Seats available: Approximately 10. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  — Maps
  • Course ID =329012755
Is Nuclear War Inevitable? —2019-03-12 through 2019-03-12$49—Face to FaceView Details

Tues., 1-4 p.m., University Center Rm. 207. In the 1950s and 60s theorists like Bernard Brodie and Herman Kahn debated what a nuclear war would be like. Kahns book, On Thermonuclear War, argued that all out nuclear war was not the only possibility and that an outcome of only 50 million dead was possible and better than 100 million dead. With the Pentagon planning new types of small nukes, it is time to consider what may result. Recommended text: The Doomsday Machine, by Daniel Ellsberg (available from Amazon in paperback after Dec. 8, 2018). Instructor Jack Segal represented the State Department in nuclear arms control negotiations with the USSR from the mid-1980s through the 90s.

  • Seats available: Approximately 14. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =333353037
Israel/Palestine Documentary & Lecture Series Part 1: Killing the Dream —2019-02-12 through 2019-02-12$49—Face to FaceView Details

Tues., 1-4 p.m., University Center Rm. 07. Twenty-five years since the signing of the Oslo Agreement, and the two sides seem farther than ever from settling their conflict. How did the secret talks leading to the Agreement happen; how did they overcome the key obstacles and what caused their eventual failure? In this Part I of the class, Jack Segal will lead a discussion of the events that led up to the Oslo Agreement. Then, you will watch the HBO documentary, The Oslo Diaries. Jack Segal was Political/Military Counselor at the US Embassy in Tel Aviv from 1988-1991. His duties included regular visits to Gaza and frequent contacts with Israeli and Palestinian leaders.

  • Seats available: Approximately 13. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =333354101
Israel/Palestine Documentary & Lecture Series Part 2: Since Failure of Oslo Agre—2019-02-26 through 2019-02-26$49—Face to FaceView Details

Tues., 1-4 p.m., University Center Rm. 07. Twenty-five years since the signing of the Oslo Agreement, and the two sides seem farther than ever from settling their conflict. Review the events that doomed the Oslo Agreement and the numerous attempts to revive it. Jack Segal will explain how the Palestinian and Israeli societies have changed. Then, discuss how the Trump Administration has redefined the rules of the game.

  • Seats available: Approximately 14. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =333379845
Journal-Keeping in Nature —2019-02-21 through 2019-02-21$49—Face to FaceView Details

Thurs., 9:30 a.m.-noon, University Center Rm. 213. Deepen your experience of the out-of-doors by keeping a journal. Add insights to your observations and wisdom to your wandering. Join author Karen Anderson for a discussion of journal keeping in nature--with tips, prompts, and sample writings from famous naturalists including Annie Dillard, Peter Matthiessen, Aldo Leopold, and Terry Tempest Williams. Create an original personal record of your outdoor experiences that you can turn to and return to for a lifetime. Bring a notebook and a favorite writing implement. This course qualifies towards the Naturalist Certificate.

  • Seats available: Approximately 12. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =330232557
Just for the Halibut—2019-02-28 through 2019-02-28$89—Face to FaceView Details

Thurs., 6-9 p.m., Great Lakes Campus, Rm. 251. Halibut is the worlds premium white-fleshed fish and wildly popular with all kinds of chefs. Learn how to sauté, grill, and poach this fine fish of the sea. Pick up techniques for keeping fish from sticking to the pan or grill and how to tell when it is done--every time. Take your culinary skills up a notch by exploring the modernist concept of sous vide or cooking under vacuum. Then, discover how to do it at home without buying expensive equipment. Explore how to appropriately pair halibut with different fruits, vegetables, herbs, and spices. Learn various plating methods to impress your friends! Bring containers to take home any creations you do not sample in class.

  • Seats available: Approximately 11. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Great Lakes  — Maps
  • Course ID =328978558
Kimchi Kamp! —2019-02-19 through 2019-02-19$89—Face to FaceView Details

Tues., 6-9 p.m., Great Lakes Campus, Rm. 251. Salty, tangy, spicy and crunchy, kimchi will be your new favorite condiment. Join Chef Simon Joseph as he explains how easy it is to make one of the worlds greatest ferments at home. Eat it straight out of the jar. It is a natural probiotic that promotes digestive health. Or, add kimchi to your favorite recipe to quickly transform humble ingredients into a tasty meal. This class will include instruction on the preparation of ingredients, how the right environment is key, and sampling of side dishes made with kimchi. Leave with a better understanding of lacto fermentation, a basic kimchi recipe that can be built upon, and a jar of kimchi (the jar is the secret to great kimchi) that the class created!

  • Seats available: Approximately 14. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Great Lakes  — Maps
  • Course ID =328977716
Course ClosedKnitting: Beginning and Beyond—2019-01-28 through 2019-02-11$89—Face to FaceView Details

3 Mon., 1-4 p.m., University Center Rm. 215. Whether you are brand new to knitting or a knitter with some experience who wants to up your skill level, this is for you! Beginners will learn the basic foundations of knitting. You will knit a sampler using the basic stitches and learn what some of the knitting abbreviations mean and how to read a simple pattern. We will discuss different types of yarn and what those needle sizes really mean. If you are beyond the very beginner level and want to take your knitting up a notch or two, please contact the instructor with your ideas. If anyone has questions or concerns, please phone instructor Lindy Barnes (928) 231-4396. Syllabus and supply list will be sent prior to class.

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =329005472
Knitting: Beginning and Beyond—2019-03-23 through 2019-04-06$89—Face to FaceView Details

3 Sat., 1:30-4:30 p.m., University Center Rm. 214. Whether you are brand new to knitting or a knitter with some experience who wants to up your skill level, this is for you! Beginners will learn the basic foundations of knitting. You will knit a sampler using the basic stitches and learn what some of the knitting abbreviations mean and how to read a simple pattern. We will discuss different types of yarn and what those needle sizes really mean. If you are beyond the very beginner level and want to take your knitting up a notch or two, please contact the instructor with your ideas. If anyone has questions or concerns, please phone instructor Lindy Barnes (928) 231-4396. Syllabus and supply list will be sent prior to class.

  • Seats available: Approximately 3. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =329005501
Knitting: Socks Your Way—2019-03-09 through 2019-03-16$89—Face to FaceView Details

2 Sat., 1-5:30 p.m., University Center Rm. 213. Socks are the rage -- they are small, portable, use relatively little yarn and are fun to knit. If you are new to sock knitting, you will learn the basics by knitting a mini-size sock using worsted weight (no.4) wool or wool blend on size US4 or US5 needles. Knit in the round on your choice of DPNs, two 24-inch circular needles or one 40-inch circular needle (Magic Loop technique). If you already know how to knit socks and want to learn new techniques, this is for you. Pattern is provided. Prerequisite: you must already know the basics of knitting. Knitting in the round is a plus, but not required. Please phone instructor Lindy Barnes with any questions or concerns (928) 231-4396. Syllabus and supply list will be sent prior to class.

  • Seats available: Approximately 4. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =329005429
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerKnitting: The Very Beginning—2019-01-07 through 2019-01-07$39—Face to FaceView Details

Mon., 1:30-4:30 p.m., University Center Rm. 219. Is learning to knit on your bucket list? No more excuses! Enjoy this quick-start lesson that may help you find a new passion for handwork, fiber and color! Learn the basics from casting on, the knit stitch, and finish with a basic bind off. Leave with foundational skills to move ahead and tackle a simple scarf (pattern provided) which provides great practice. You are welcome to phone instructor Lindy Barnes if you have questions about which class fits your skill level: (928) 231-4396. Syllabus and supply list will be sent prior to class.

  • Seats available: Approximately 2. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =329005395
Knitting: The Very Beginning—2019-03-02 through 2019-03-02$39—Face to FaceView Details

Sat., 1:30-4:30 p.m., University Center Rm. 213. Is learning to knit on your bucket list? No more excuses! Enjoy this quick-start lesson that may help you find a new passion for handwork, fiber and color! Learn the basics from casting on, the knit stitch, and finish with a basic bind off. Leave with foundational skills to move ahead and tackle a simple scarf (pattern provided) which provides great practice. You are welcome to phone instructor Lindy Barnes if you have questions about which class fits your skill level: (928) 231-4396. Syllabus and supply list will be sent prior to class. <br><br>

  • Seats available: Approximately 2. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =329005411
Knitting in the Round: Cabled Hat—2019-02-21 through 2019-02-28$79—Face to FaceView Details

2 Thurs., 1-5 p.m., University Center Rm. 215. Learn to knit in the round using one circular needle (the Magic Loop technique) plus learn to knit simple cables on your hat using a cable needle. By the end, you will have completed a warm winter hat using cables as the design. If you already know how to knit in the round using the Magic Loop technique and are coming for the Cable technique, you may, if you wish, begin knitting the brim (cuff) of the hat before class (contact the instructor for Cast On instructions). Once you learn the basics of simple cables, you can knit cables in any pattern. Pattern is provided. Please phone instructor Lindy Barnes with any questions or concerns (928) 231-4396. Supply list will be sent prior to class.

  • Seats available: Approximately 6. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =329007912
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerKundalini Yoga Fire Series—2019-01-03 through 2019-03-21$189—Face to FaceView Details

12 Thurs., 6:45-8:15 p.m., at Yoga for Health Education. Through a series of dynamic movements, you will gradually raise your Kundalini energy and internal heat to release body tension, clear your mind, and provide an overall feeling of strength, flexibility, and resiliency. The series is powerful but not extreme and can be performed by anyone in good physical condition. Meets at Yoga for Health Education (1200 W. 11th Street).

  • Seats available: Approximately 16. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  — Maps
  • Course ID =328882681
Kundalini Yoga Fire Series—2019-04-04 through 2019-06-13$159—Face to FaceView Details

10 Thurs., 6:45-8:15 p.m. (no class April 25), at Yoga for Health Education. Through a series of dynamic movements, you will gradually raise your Kundalini energy and internal heat to release body tension, clear your mind, and provide an overall feeling of strength, flexibility, and resiliency. The series is powerful but not extreme and can be performed by anyone in good physical condition. Meets at Yoga for Health Education (1200 W. 11th Street).

  • Seats available: Approximately 18. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  — Maps
  • Course ID =328882727
Leadership Skill-Building: Be a Positive Leader—2019-01-29 through 2019-01-29$59—Face to FaceView Details

Tues., 6-8:30 p.m., University Center Rm. 213. Learn how leading with a positive mindset creates a great company culture and strong bonds among team members. Leave with a skill set to have difficult conversations that have positive results. This course will leave you feeling happy and energized to lead others.

  • Seats available: Approximately 16. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =328721921
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerLearn to See As an Artist Sees--and You Can Draw as an Artist Draws—2019-01-22 through 2019-02-26$129—Face to FaceView Details

6 Tues., 3:30-5:30 p.m., University Center Rm. 219. Drawing has very little to do with natural talent and everything to do with learning how to see the way an artist sees. Learn why you draw the way you do and discover a step-by-step method that teaches accessing the right side of the brain. Yes, you can learn to draw! Bring an inexpensive 11 x 14 inch drawing pad, two pencils, and a kneaded eraser.

  • Seats available: Approximately 17. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =333318598
Learn to See As an Artist Sees--and You Can Draw as an Artist Draws—2019-04-16 through 2019-05-21$129—Face to FaceView Details

6 Tues., 3:30-5:30 p.m., University Center Rm. 219. Drawing has very little to do with natural talent and everything to do with learning how to see the way an artist sees. Learn why you draw the way you do and discover a step-by-step method that teaches accessing the right side of the brain. Yes, you can learn to draw! Bring an inexpensive 11 x 14 inch drawing pad, two pencils, and a kneaded eraser.

  • Seats available: Approximately 24. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =333318809
Lifelong Learning Campus Day for Age 50+ $29—2019-05-10 through 2019-05-10$29—Face to FaceView Details

Fri., 9:45 a.m.-2:30 p.m., NMC University Center. Create your own learning day! Select three sessions from over 40 unique options about the ever-changing world in which we live - from regional issues to area attractions, tech skills, wellness, travel, the arts, and more. Hear from community experts and NMC faculty. To order the convenient box lunch, choose the $39 option; or choose the $29 option and bring your own lunch for the get-acquainted lunch break. Beverages are provided. Low-income registration is $15, with lunch it is $10 additional. Session topics will be available at the end of April at www.nmc.edu/ees and by mail. Register now for this sellout event, and you will receive session choices one week before they are mailed to the community in April.

  • Seats available: Approximately 191. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =334913779
Lifelong Learning Campus Day for Age 50+ $39—2019-05-10 through 2019-05-10$39—Face to FaceView Details

Fri., 9:45 a.m.-2:30 p.m., NMC University Center. Create your own learning day! Select three sessions from over 40 unique options about the ever-changing world in which we live - from regional issues to area attractions, tech skills, wellness, travel, the arts, and more. Hear from community experts and NMC faculty. To order the convenient box lunch, choose the $39 option; or choose the $29 option and bring your own lunch for the get-acquainted lunch break. Beverages are provided. Low-income registration is $15, with lunch it is $10 additional. Session topics will be available at the end of April at www.nmc.edu/ees and by mail. Register now for this sellout event, and you will receive session choices one week before they are mailed to the community in April.

  • Seats available: Approximately 161. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =330037177
LIFE Lunch - Air Force One - 30000 ft with the Commander in Chief—2019-04-12 through 2019-04-12$10—Face to FaceView Details

Fri, Noon-1:30 pm, University Center Rm. 215. Hungry to learn? Attend a LIFE Lunch and discover interesting people, places and ideas. Bring your lunch and we will provide riveting topics and together we will enjoy the lunch-and-learns. Beverages and dessert are provided. Join CMSgt Rose White Hutchinson, retired Chief and Traverse City native to hear about her fascinating life as a steward aboard Air Force One under Presidents Carter, Reagan and Bush. Rose will share her behind the scenes stories - from the presidents; favorite meals, to the countries they visited (like Beirut, Grenada and Panama) to what it was like to be a part of Operation Desert Shield (1990) and Desert Storm (1991). You will be amazed at the pictures and treasures she brings to show while enjoying her charismatic story telling. Pre-registration is required.

  • Seats available: Approximately 54. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =344548442
LIFE Lunch - A Sweet Journey into the Origins of Chocolate—2019-02-15 through 2019-02-15$10—Face to FaceView Details

Fri., Noon-1:30 p.m., University Center Rm. 215/217. Bring your lunch and we will provide riveting topics and together we will enjoy the lunch-and-learns. Beverages and dessert are provided. In celebration of Valentines Day, explore the origins of the worlds most favorite treat - CHOCOLATE - with Jody Hayden of Grocers Daughter Chocolate in Empire. Jody will guide you through the cacao farms of Ecuador with fun stories and photos. She will share experiences from her many visits to the small scale farming families who grow cacao for scrumptious treats at Grocers Daughter Chocolate. Learn about their unique trading model and, of course, enjoy a sampling of chocolate. Bring a sack lunch; beverages and dessert are provided. Pre-registration is required.

  • Seats available: Approximately 50. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =334996596
LIFE Lunch - Yoga, Yoga Everywhere—2019-03-15 through 2019-03-15$10—Face to FaceView Details

Fri., Noon-1:30 p.m., University Center Rm. 215. Bring your lunch and we will provide riveting topics and together we will enjoy the lunch-and-learns. Join Libby Robold, for whom yoga is a career and a lifestyle, on a journey into understanding the Yoga Wave of today. There are so many expressions of this ancient art surfacing on every corner, in gyms, at work, everywhere! How can you figure out what the styles mean and which one is right for you? Libby has taught yoga to many populations, including severely emotionally disturbed children, physical therapy patients, nuns, Interlochen pianists and dancers, businesses, physicians and nurses, pre-school, elementary and high school students, church gatherings, even weddings, athletes and more. Garner new information as Libby shines a bright light on another side of yoga that you may not know. Bring a sack lunch; beverages and dessert are provided. Pre-registration is required.

  • Seats available: Approximately 52. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =335548064
Course ClosedMah Jongg Madness—2019-04-01 through 2019-04-22$79—Face to FaceView Details

4 Mon., 1-4 p.m., University Center Rm. 215. Are you looking for a new mental challenge? Learn the ancient Chinese game of Mah Jongg -- a game of skill coupled with wit and fortune. Examine a brief history of the game, the tiles and cards used, and rules set by the National Mah Jongg League. Experience actual playing time to apply what you learn. Mastery of the game takes practice and patience, and your effort will be repaid many times over by the enjoyment derived.

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =333307342
Making Meals that Heal —2019-02-12 through 2019-02-12$65—Face to FaceView Details

Tues., 6-8:30 p.m., Great Lakes Campus, Rm. 251. Select one, two, or all three classes. Each one features different foods. Feb. 12: breakfast meals, side dishes, tea tasting. March 5: soups, salads, dressings, healthy fats. April 16: main dishes, family meal planning. Are you ready to increase your energy and transform your health with a nutrient-packed meal plan? Join registered dietitian Carol Bell to learn how to create easy, colorful and delicious meals that harness the healing power of food. You will find the inspiration and tools to shift from eating processed foods to an anti-inflammatory meal plan that doctors are recommending. We will create and sample tasty foods that connect cooking to health.

  • Seats available: Approximately 8. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Great Lakes  — Maps
  • Course ID =328976403
Making Meals that Heal —2019-03-05 through 2019-03-05$65—Face to FaceView Details

Tues., 6-8:30 p.m., Great Lakes Campus, Rm. 251. Select one, two, or all three classes. Each one features different foods. Feb. 12: breakfast meals, side dishes, tea tasting. March 5: soups, salads, dressings, healthy fats. April 16: main dishes, family meal planning. Are you ready to increase your energy and transform your health with a nutrient-packed meal plan? Join registered dietitian Carol Bell to learn how to create easy, colorful and delicious meals that harness the healing power of food. You will find the inspiration and tools to shift from eating processed foods to an anti-inflammatory meal plan that doctors are recommending. We will create and sample tasty foods that connect cooking to health.

  • Seats available: Approximately 10. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Great Lakes  — Maps
  • Course ID =328976655
Making Meals that Heal —2019-04-16 through 2019-04-16$65—Face to FaceView Details

Tues., 6-8:30 p.m., Great Lakes Campus, Rm. 251. Select one, two, or all three classes. Each one features different foods. Feb. 12: breakfast meals, side dishes, tea tasting. March 5: soups, salads, dressings, healthy fats. April 16: main dishes, family meal planning. Are you ready to increase your energy and transform your health with a nutrient-packed meal plan? Join registered dietitian Carol Bell to learn how to create easy, colorful and delicious meals that harness the healing power of food. You will find the inspiration and tools to shift from eating processed foods to an anti-inflammatory meal plan that doctors are recommending. We will create and sample tasty foods that connect cooking to health.

  • Seats available: Approximately 13. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Great Lakes  — Maps
  • Course ID =328977576
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerManaging and Organizing Your Digital Photos—2019-01-15 through 2019-01-15$49—Face to FaceView Details

Tues., 1-4 p.m., University Center Rm. 205. If you are shooting digital photos, you need to know how to store, retrieve, and work with them on your computer. Learn how to keep your photos organized in the file management system on your computer or in cloud-based photo sharing systems. Review important file naming conventions. Gain understanding of procedures to transfer, move and share photos. This class focuses on personal computers using the windows operating system.

  • Seats available: Approximately 5. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =328958649
Managing and Organizing Your Digital Photos—2019-03-14 through 2019-03-14$49—Face to FaceView Details

Thurs., 6-9 p.m., University Center Rm. 08. If you are shooting digital photos, you need to know how to store, retrieve, and work with them on your computer. Learn how to keep your photos organized in the file management system on your computer or in cloud-based photo sharing systems. Review important file naming conventions. Gain understanding of procedures to transfer, move and share photos. This class focuses on personal computers using the windows operating system.

  • Seats available: Approximately 12. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =328958665
Marine Electrical Systems—2019-04-03 through 2019-05-22$149—Face to FaceView Details

8 Wed., 6-9 p.m., Great Lakes Campus, Rm. 211. Americas Boating Club (ABC) course. Gain skills and understanding of marine electrical systems. Review electricity basics as well as AC and DC electrical systems, lightning protection, and troubleshooting electrical problems. Access detailed instructions and get extensive practice on how to use a multi-meter, how to solder and crimp electrical wiring circuits, and how to read electrical wiring diagrams. This course can be used as a reference guide for anyone interested in properly maintaining their boat electrical system. Text included.

  • Seats available: Approximately 24. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Great Lakes  — Maps
  • Course ID =329011504
Marine Engine Maintenance—2019-04-08 through 2019-05-20$135—Face to FaceView Details

7 Mon., 6-9 p.m., Great Lakes Campus, Rm. 112. Americas Boating Club (ABC) course. Learn to diagnose modern marine engine systems and understand the basics of engine layout and operation. Gasoline inboards, outboards, and diesel engines are taught emphasizing the common aspects of how engines work. While modern engines are complex and often can no longer be serviced by weekend mechanics with ordinary tools, learn the repairs that do-it-yourselfers can still perform, discover how to diagnose problems that might be beyond your ability to fix, and how to share information with your mechanic so the right repairs get performed. We will also cover basic mechanical systems and solutions to problems that could occur while afloat and away from a repair facility. Includes text.

  • Seats available: Approximately 10. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Great Lakes  — Maps
  • Course ID =329011451
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerMaximizing Social Security—2019-01-24 through 2019-01-24$29—Face to FaceView Details

Thurs., 6-8 p.m., Beckett Bldg. Rm. 136. For many Americans, Social Security is the single largest asset they have in retirement, and greater than 90% of all recipients do not maximize their Social Security benefits. Advance planning is essential and the decisions you make today can have a tremendous impact on the total amount of benefits you stand to receive over your lifetime. This educational workshop will provide you with much needed information to help you understand the system, coordinate spousal and survivor benefits, manage taxes, and maximize your personal benefits. Whether you are single, married, divorced or widowed, there may be many ways to maximize the lifetime Social Security benefits you receive. Please join your host, Dennis Prout, Certified Financial Planner and Master Elite Advisor with Ed Slott and Associates for this informative financial planning class. A guest may attend with you at no additional charge. Extra workbooks are available for $6 at class.

  • Seats available: Approximately 6. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  — Maps
  • Course ID =329015836
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerMeditation: Beginning and Advancing—2019-01-09 through 2019-03-20$109—Face to FaceView Details

11 Wed., Noon-1 p.m., at Crooked Tree Yoga Studio inside Epiphany East Salon (M-72 in Acme). As a widely recommended part of a healthy lifestyle -- even brief periods of meditation practice can reduce the effects of stress, boost immune function, improve overall health, and help balance emotions. Seated in a chair, you will learn meditation techniques and breath exercises. Includes discussion around the meditation experience, and the maturing of the mind.

  • Seats available: Approximately 8. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  — Maps
  • Course ID =328975402
Meditation: Beginning and Advancing—2019-04-10 through 2019-06-26$119—Face to FaceView Details

12 Wed., Noon-1 p.m., at Crooked Tree Yoga Studio inside Epiphany East Salon (M-72 in Acme). As a widely recommended part of a healthy lifestyle -- even brief periods of meditation practice can reduce the effects of stress, boost immune function, improve overall health, and help balance emotions. Seated in a chair, you will learn meditation techniques and breath exercises. Includes discussion around the meditation experience, and the maturing of the mind.

  • Seats available: Approximately 8. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  — Maps
  • Course ID =328975483
Course ClosedMichigan Mammals Up Close —2019-02-13 through 2019-02-13$55—Face to FaceView Details

Wed., 6-8:30 p.m., Health and Science Bldg. Rm. 115. When the bears head to their dens this winter, explore the fascinating adaptations of Michigan mammals in the comfort of the lab using NMCs collection. Examine specimens up close and in your hands. We will check out hair, teeth, feet and wings to see how they make various mammals well suited for their environments. You will dissect an owls pellet and find out what it ate. You will learn to identify several species of smaller mammals, some of which you may never have seen before. This course qualifies toward the Naturalist Certificate.

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: Main campus  — Maps
  • Course ID =330134394
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerMid-day Meditation —2019-01-11 through 2019-03-22$95—Face to FaceView Details

11 Fri., 12:15-12:45 p.m., Dennos Museum Center. Are you rushing from one thing to the next? Do not have time for meditation? Then this 30-minute class is for YOU! The time is now. Join experienced instructor, Margaret Bennett, to learn this life changing practice. With a busy mind that does not like sitting still and quiet, this class will gently bring you into the space with guided meditation and other strategies that make it easier. Find clarity and calm the effects of stress on the body. Come as you are; we will meditate seated in chairs. Increase the benefits of this class by also enrolling in Chair Yoga which follows at 1 p.m.

  • Seats available: Approximately 12. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  — Maps
  • Course ID =328975607
Mid-day Meditation —2019-04-12 through 2019-06-28$95—Face to FaceView Details

11 Fri., 12:15-12:45 p.m. (no class April 19), Dennos Museum Center. Are you rushing from one thing to the next? Do not have time for meditation? Then this 30-minute class is for YOU! The time is now. Join experienced instructor, Margaret Bennett, to learn this life changing practice. With a busy mind that does not like sitting still and quiet, this class will gently bring you into the space with guided meditation and other strategies that make it easier. Find clarity and calm the effects of stress on the body. Come as you are; we will meditate seated in chairs. Increase the benefits of this class by also enrolling in Chair Yoga which follows at 1 p.m.

  • Seats available: Approximately 16. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  — Maps
  • Course ID =328975806
Miller Creek Snowshoe Adventure —2019-02-01 through 2019-02-01$29—Face to FaceView Details

Fri., 1-3 p.m., Meet at trailhead behind Aldi Food (3123 West S. Airport Rd., TC). Get off the couch for a morning of meaningful exploration and hearty exercise. Following a brief discussion, head to the woods to discover the easy-access nature reserve and enjoy the company of like-minded people. Your 1.6 mile trek brings you close to the geologic shoreline of Lake Algonquin where you will learn a bit of history. Meet at the trailhead behind Aldi Food Market (3123 South Airport Dr., TC). Bring your own snowshoes. This course qualifies toward the Naturalist Certificate.

  • Seats available: Approximately 5. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  — Maps
  • Course ID =330087439
More iPhone—2019-02-13 through 2019-02-13$49—Face to FaceView Details

Wed., 1-4 p.m., University Center Rm. 209. Build on the skills you gained in the first iPhone course. Expand the functionality of your device as you learn its multi-tasking capabilities. Discover air drop, how to take screen shots, keyboard short cuts, dictation, printing, photo editing and more. Learn how you can adjust Siri settings and get the most from your voice commands. It is helpful to have taken Getting the Most Out of Your iPhone, but not required. Bring your fully charged iPhone.

  • Seats available: Approximately 10. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =328958743
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerMusic Appreciation—2019-01-15 through 2019-05-02$363—Face to FaceView Details

15 Tues and Thurs, 11:20 am-12:50 pm, Fine Arts Rm. 115. We will survey Western European classical music from the medieval period to the present. Examine the important composers and musical compositions from each period of music while listening to these great works and discussing the elements that made them come alive and move hearts through the ages. Experience the soothing Gregorian Chant of the Medieval period, the lively music of Renaissance, the motion and ornamentation of the Baroque style, the refinement and maturity of the Classical era, the stirring emotion of the Romantic period, and the many harmonic and rhythmic surprises of 20th century music. You do not need to have a music background to enjoy and succeed in this class. May also be taken for academic credit. Text is not included.

  • Seats available: Approximately 1. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  — Maps
  • Course ID =324418424
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerNMC Chamber Singers—2019-01-14 through 2019-05-01$99—Face to FaceView Details

15 Mon and Wed, 5:30-7 pm, Fine Arts Rm. 115. This mixed (SATB) choral ensemble is open to community members and college students with past choral experience. The Chamber Singers provide an educational and personal enrichment experience made possible through singing quality choral literature with an emphasis on newer works and works for small choral ensembles. Performance excellence is principal to the purpose of the ensemble. The Chamber Singers perform throughout the semester and frequently perform with the Traverse Symphony Orchestra. May also be taken for academic credit. To arrange an audition, email jecobb@nmc.edu.

  • Seats available: Approximately 9. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  — Maps
  • Course ID =324418710
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerNMC Concert Band—2019-01-15 through 2019-04-30$90—Face to FaceView Details

15 Tues, 7-9 pm, Dennos Museum Center, Milliken Stage. Join the band! This large ensemble is made up of community musicians and college students who play a traditional band instrument. In addition to becoming more proficient with your instrument, you will have an opportunity to perform significant concert and symphonic band repertoire through rehearsals and in two concerts per semester. To be eligible, you will need at least high school level competency on a wind or percussion instrument. May also be taken for academic credit. An audition or personal interview with the conductor may be required for placement in the ensemble. Please email brumbaughpat@nmc.edu for audition information.

  • Seats available: Approximately 10. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  — Maps
  • Course ID =324417912
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerNMC Fitness Center - Public Annual—2018-08-25 through 2019-08-25$200—Face to FaceView Details

Open Hours: Mon through Thurs, 6 am-8 pm; Fri 6 am-6:30 pm; and Sat, 8 am-noon, located inside North Residence Hall. Join the Fitness Center anytime by choosing an annual or 4-month membership. Do something today for which your future self will thank you! Get the personal attention you deserve. The benefits of a smaller fitness center are motivation, instruction and education -- as we get to know you and your needs. Begin with a fitness analysis and instruction in proper use of all equipment, including weight machine stations, cardio equipment and dumbbells. This new facility has showers, changing rooms and a new atmosphere with windows to brighten up your fitness experience. Begin a membership anytime. NMC student rates and monthly rates are also available. For more info about the Fitness Center, call 995-1379.

  • Seats available: Approximately 77. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  — Maps
  • Course ID =313523707
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerNMC Fitness Center - Public Term 4-month—2019-01-02 through 2019-05-10$100—Face to FaceView Details

This 4-Month Membership lets you work out during open hours: Mon through Thurs, 6 am-8 pm; Fri 6 am-6:30 pm; and Sat, 8 am-noon. The Fitness Center is located inside NMC North Residence Hall. Join anytime by choosing an annual or 4-month membership. Do something today for which your future self will thank you! Get the personal attention you deserve. The benefits of a smaller fitness center are motivation, instruction and education -- as we get to know you and your needs. Begin with a fitness analysis and instruction in proper use of all equipment, including weight machine stations, cardio equipment and dumbbells. This new facility has showers, changing rooms and a new atmosphere with windows to brighten up your fitness experience. NMC student rates and monthly rates are also available. For more info about the Fitness Center, call 995-1379.

  • Seats available: Approximately 93. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  — Maps
  • Course ID =329586254
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerNMC Fitness - Student Annual—2018-08-25 through 2019-08-25$120—Face to FaceView Details

Open Hours: Mon through Thurs, 6 am-8 pm; Fri 6 am-6:30 pm; and Sat, 8 am-noon, located inside North Residence Hall. Join the Fitness Center anytime by choosing an annual or 4-month membership. Do something today for which your future self will thank you! Get the personal attention you deserve. The benefits of a smaller fitness center are motivation, instruction and education -- as we get to know you and your needs. Begin with a fitness analysis and instruction in proper use of all equipment, including weight machine stations, cardio equipment and dumbbells. This new facility has showers, changing rooms and a new atmosphere with windows to brighten up your fitness experience. Begin a membership anytime. NMC student rates and monthly rates are also available. For more info about the Fitness Center, call 995-1379.

  • Seats available: Approximately 100. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  — Maps
  • Course ID =313523732
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerNMC Fitness - Student Term 4-month—2019-01-02 through 2019-05-10$60—Face to FaceView Details

This 4-Month Membership lets you work out during open hours: Mon through Thurs, 6 am-8 pm; Fri 6 am-6:30 pm; and Sat, 8 am-noon. The Fitness Center is located inside NMC North Residence Hall. Join anytime by choosing an annual or 4-month membership. Do something today for which your future self will thank you! Get the personal attention you deserve. The benefits of a smaller fitness center are motivation, instruction and education -- as we get to know you and your needs. Begin with a fitness analysis and instruction in proper use of all equipment, including weight machine stations, cardio equipment and dumbbells. This new facility has showers, changing rooms and a new atmosphere with windows to brighten up your fitness experience. NMC student rates and monthly rates are also available. For more info about the Fitness Center, call 995-1379.

  • Seats available: Approximately 99. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  — Maps
  • Course ID =329589657
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerNMC Grand Traverse Chorale—2019-01-14 through 2019-04-29$90—Face to FaceView Details

15 Mon, 7:30-9:30 pm, Fine Arts Rm. 115. This large, mixed (SATB) choral ensemble is open to all community members and college students with past choral experience. The Grand Traverse Chorale provides its members with an educational experience and personal enrichment made possible through singing quality choral literature selected from antiquity through the 21st century with an emphasis on large masterworks. Performance excellence is principal to the purpose of the ensemble. The Grand Traverse Chorale performs throughout the semester and frequently performs with the Traverse Symphony Orchestra. May also be taken for academic credit. To arrange an audition, email jecobb@nmc.edu.

  • Seats available: Approximately 25. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  — Maps
  • Course ID =324418690
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerNMC Jazz Band—2019-01-14 through 2019-04-29$90—Face to FaceView Details

15 Mon, 7:30-9:30 pm, Dennos Museum Center, Milliken Stage. Open to community members and college students, the NMC Jazz Band is a course for the performer with a focus on big band jazz ensemble techniques and styles. A wide range of jazz styles are covered including swing, be-bop, ballads, rock/fusion and Latin. Some improvisation is explored, and always encouraged, though it is not the main focus. A minimum of one concert will be performed each semester and all members are required to attend and participate in all scheduled performances. Details for rehearsals and performances announced in class. May also be taken for academic credit. New students should arrange an audition; email LSears@nmc.edu for information.

  • Seats available: Approximately 9. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  — Maps
  • Course ID =324418662
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerNMC Jazz Band—2019-01-14 through 2019-04-29$90—Face to FaceView Details

15 Mon, 5:30-7:30 pm, Dennos Museum Center, Milliken Stage. Open to community members and college students, the NMC Jazz Band is a course for the performer with a focus on big band jazz ensemble techniques and styles. A wide range of jazz styles are covered including swing, be-bop, ballads, rock/fusion and Latin. Some improvisation is explored, and always encouraged, though it is not the main focus. A minimum of one concert will be performed each semester and all members are required to attend and participate in all scheduled performances. Details for rehearsals and performances announced in class. May also be taken for academic credit. New students should arrange an audition; email LSears@nmc.edu for information.

  • Seats available: Approximately 10. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  — Maps
  • Course ID =324418696
No More Pain in the Neck!—2019-04-16 through 2019-04-23$49—Face to FaceView Details

2 Tues., 1-3 p.m., University Center Rm. 213. Every day we perform a myriad of tasks that put stress and strain on the muscles of our neck, shoulders and upper back: sitting at a computer, driving a car, talking on the phone -- even reading in bed! The culprit is not the task itself, but rather the way in which we perform it, using poor posture and faulty movement habits. Join Alice Brydges, movement therapist, and learn simple, effective lessons that will help ease muscular tension, and allow you to recognize when a faulty movement pattern has taken over. The end result? Walk away with movement skills and strategies that will enable you to perform daily tasks with more comfort, ease, fluidity and... no more pain in the neck! We will be both sitting in chairs and lying on the floor. Bring a blanket or mat on which to lie, as well as an additional blanket or beach towel that can be used as a head support.

  • Seats available: Approximately 12. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =331104294
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerNoon HIIT Interval Training—2019-01-15 through 2019-03-07$109—Face to FaceView Details

7 Tues. and Thurs., 12:10-12:45 p.m. (no class Feb. 12 and 14), Phys. Ed. Bldg. Rm. 120. Want to burn more calories, lose more fat and improve your cardiovascular fitness by just exercising 35 minutes? High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) involves short periods of maximum intensity exercise separated by periods of low to moderate intensity. Briefly pushing yourself beyond the upper limit of your aerobic exercise zone increases calorie burn during and after each session, and fat-burning potential by boosting your resting metabolism for up to 24 hours. Bring water, fitness mat and a towel.

  • Seats available: Approximately 9. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  — Maps
  • Course ID =328972610
Noon HIIT Interval Training—2019-03-12 through 2019-05-02$109—Face to FaceView Details

7 Tues. and Thurs., 12:10-12:45 p.m. (no class March 26 and 28), Phys. Ed. Bldg. Rm. 120. Want to burn more calories, lose more fat and improve your cardiovascular fitness by just exercising 35 minutes? High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) involves short periods of maximum intensity exercise separated by periods of low to moderate intensity. Briefly pushing yourself beyond the upper limit of your aerobic exercise zone increases calorie burn during and after each session, and fat-burning potential by boosting your resting metabolism for up to 24 hours. Bring water, fitness mat and a towel.

  • Seats available: Approximately 14. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  — Maps
  • Course ID =328973665
Opera Notes: High Cs Carmen and La Fille de Regiment —2019-02-01 through 2019-02-01$25—Face to FaceView Details

Fri., 1-3 p.m., University Center Rm. 214. Will Carmens love cause happiness or destruction? How will Marie in love affect the Regiment? Contrast Bizets classic masterpiece to Donizettis comic bel canto opera. Enrich, enliven and expand your New York Metropolitan Opera HD simulcasts at the State Theatre by attending insightful opera briefings beforehand. Through story, song and video you will become familiar with the tales on and off stage, enhancing the opera experience. Operas will be shown on a date following the class; purchase your own opera tickets and check show times directly from the State Theatre: www.stateandbijou.org.

  • Seats available: Approximately 12. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =333319990
Opera Notes: Nun of Those Valkyries? Die Walkure and Dialogue des Carmelites —2019-03-29 through 2019-05-08$25—Face to FaceView Details

2 days, Fri. March 29 and Wed. May 8, 1-2:15 pm, University Center Rm. 214. Unravel this second work of Wagners famous Ring Cycle which has its roots in Norse Mythology and the Poetic Edda. How might Director Lepages mechanical set help or hinder Christine Goerkes Brunnhilde? A story of faith and martyrdom with a historical basis during the French Revolution is examined in the Poulenc opera starring Isabel Leonard and Karita Matilla. Class meets twice so the lectures are as close as possible to each opera being shown.

  • Seats available: Approximately 13. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =327580165
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerPainting I—2019-01-15 through 2019-05-02$445—Face to FaceView Details

15 Tues and Thurs, 5:30-7:30 pm, Fine Arts Rm. 130. Take a formalistic approach to drawing in line, form, space and techniques with emphasis on color. Projects explore several media, especially oils and acrylics. All levels accommodated. For this course, you will need your NMC ID and Password before the first class (available through NMC Helpdesk, 231-995-3020). Cost does not include text. May also be taken for academic credit.

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: Main campus  — Maps
  • Course ID =324417948
Course ClosedParisian Cafe Dinner—2019-03-07 through 2019-03-07$79—Face to FaceView Details

Thurs., 6-9 p.m., Great Lakes Campus, Rm. 251. Immerse yourself in an evening of cafe-style French cuisine, in three courses. To start, create a fresh spinach and pear salad garnished with perfectly caramelized pecans and dressed with zesty vinaigrette. Learn how to add herbs to make a complex sauce for roasted asparagus served alongside tender pork medallions. Freshly-made lemon curd in an almond crust is the sweet ending to your mouthwatering meal. Let Chef Cheryl Janz take the mystery out of what can be an intimidating fare. Bring take-home containers for anything you do not sample in class.

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: Great Lakes  — Maps
  • Course ID =328978578
Partner Dancing Made Easy—2019-02-10 through 2019-02-10$35—Face to FaceView Details

Sun., 5-8 p.m., Phys. Ed. Dance Rm. 120. Become a better dancer! Tired of trying to learn complicated dance steps? Enjoy parties and weddings with user-friendly approaches to moving on the dance floor. In a fun and relaxed atmosphere, you will learn basic moves for various kinds of music. Designed for beginners and dancers with any amount of experience. No partner necessary. Wear slippery-soled shoes.

  • Seats available: Approximately 28. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  — Maps
  • Course ID =328852630
Partner Dancing Made Easy—2019-03-03 through 2019-03-03$35View Details

Sun., 5-8 p.m., Phys. Ed. Dance Rm. 120. Become a better dancer! Tired of trying to learn complicated dance steps? Enjoy parties and weddings with user-friendly approaches to moving on the dance floor. In a fun and relaxed atmosphere, you will learn basic moves for various kinds of music. Designed for beginners and dancers with any amount of experience. No partner necessary. Wear slippery-soled shoes.

  • Seats available: Approximately 34. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  — Maps
  • Course ID =328868056
Password Management 101—2019-02-27 through 2019-02-27$39—Face to FaceView Details

Wed., 10 a.m.-Noon, University Center Rm. 212. Tired of losing or forgetting your passwords? Frustrated when it is necessary to change passwords and come up with new ones? In this short, to the point workshop, you will get a system to create, record and save your passwords in one spot, safely and securely. Learn about the apps available to manage your passwords and keep your mind at ease and your information secure.

  • Seats available: Approximately 8. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =328817318
Course ClosedPastels at Your Pace—2019-04-19 through 2019-05-10$149—Face to FaceView Details

4 Fri., 6-8 p.m., Fine Arts Bldg. Rm. 130. Whether you are a novice or experienced artist, this class is for you! Join artist Linda Alice Dewey as she shares her 50 years of pastel painting experience, during four practical, sit-at-the-easel sessions. You will receive individualized guidance from your first session, where you will paint a piece of fruit (to familiarize yourself with the medium), to your last session, where you will paint the subject of your choice. Discover different types of pastels, papers to use, various techniques, plus more! Everything is provided, but if you already have pastels you like, you are welcome to bring them.

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: Main campus  — Maps
  • Course ID =329005376
Photographing People: From Candids to Portraits—2019-04-08 through 2019-04-08$49—Face to FaceView Details

Mon., 6-9 p.m., University Center Rm. 218. Looking to improve your portrait photography? Get the most out of your camera to make portraits, tell stories and capture images to last a lifetime in this professional-level class. Learn the unique techniques for capturing beautiful candid images of your family and friends, whether it be at a party, event or a day at the beach. Find out how to choose the best backgrounds, camera settings and easy posing practices for every lighting situation to create great, natural looking portraits.

  • Seats available: Approximately 14. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =328984969
Photography: Starting with the Image—2019-04-24 through 2019-04-24$49—Face to FaceView Details

Wed., 6-9 p.m., University Center Rm. 214. Take your images to the next level by taking a different approach to improving your photography. Rather than start with the camera, dials and settings, we will start with the image. Review some of the most common problems faced in creating the images you want, and then work backwards to figure out the steps needed to achieve each. We will also talk about how you can make your camera capture that image you have visualized in your head.

  • Seats available: Approximately 17. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =328992535
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerPilates Fusion—2019-01-15 through 2019-03-05$85—Face to FaceView Details

7 Tues., 5:45-6:45 p.m. (no class Feb. 12), Phys. Ed. Bldg. Rm. 120. Pilates Fusion fuses Yoga and balance training with traditional mat Pilates. Work your entire body without heavy weights, high impact jumping or extreme movements that can irritate your joints. Pilates is known for promoting intense core strengthening, while Yoga sculpts and stretches your body and mind. Both forms of exercise promote balance and alignment of major muscle groups. All fitness levels are accommodated during this fun class. Bring a yoga mat, water and hand towel. Shoes are optional. Join the fun!

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: Main campus  — Maps
  • Course ID =328969755
Pilates Fusion—2019-03-12 through 2019-04-30$85—Face to FaceView Details

7 Tues., 5:45-6:45 p.m. (no class March 26), Phys. Ed. Bldg. Rm. 120. Pilates Fusion fuses Yoga and balance training with traditional mat Pilates. Work your entire body without heavy weights, high impact jumping or extreme movements that can irritate your joints. Pilates is known for promoting intense core strengthening, while Yoga sculpts and stretches your body and mind. Both forms of exercise promote balance and alignment of major muscle groups. All fitness levels are accommodated during this fun class. Bring a yoga mat, water and hand towel. Shoes are optional. Join the fun!

  • Seats available: Approximately 9. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  — Maps
  • Course ID =328969882
Pizza Party Around the World (Grades 5-8)—2019-02-16 through 2019-02-16$69—Face to FaceView Details

Sat., 1-4 p.m., Great Lakes Campus, Rm. 251. For this childrens class, you will discover that thin crust, or deep dish, veggie or meat, any way you slice it--pizza is a crowd pleaser. You probably think of Italy when you hear the word, but pizza is actually quite the international star. Spend a Saturday mastering the art of rolling, kneading, mixing and forming your own dough from scratch in a professional culinary kitchen. Learn proper knife handling, slicing, and chopping skills. Using key ingredients from around the world, you will make a Greek pizza, Indian pizza with a Naan crust, and a Thai chicken pizza. It is easy to make a variety of unique flavors for your own international pizza party! Bring containers to take home any creations you do not sample in class.

  • Seats available: Approximately 7. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Great Lakes  — Maps
  • Course ID =328977739
Pottery Techniques—2019-01-30 through 2019-03-20$225—Face to FaceView Details

8 Wed., 5:30-8:30 p.m., Fine Arts Pottery Studio Rm. 135. Beginners through advanced students -- try all of the techniques and materials available in the NMC Ceramics Lab. You will work with wheel throwing, hand-building, and glazing. Open studio hours will be available on weekends for experimentation.

  • Seats available: Approximately 4. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  — Maps
  • Course ID =329011293
Course ClosedPresident Trump's Foreign Policy —2019-01-29 through 2019-01-29$49—Face to FaceView Details

Tues., 1-4 p.m., University Center Rm. 207. After two years in office, the Presidents foreign policy has begun to emerge more clearly. We will look at the most dangerous threats the U.S. faces and the topics that are being neglected. The focus will include relations with China, Russia, Iran, Turkey, the EU/NATO and our trade policies. Read President Trumps UN speech on September 25, 2018 (available online at no charge).

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =333320838
Course ClosedPrintmaking Explorations—2019-03-05 through 2019-03-12$135—Face to FaceView Details

Tues/Thurs/Tues, March 5, 7, and 12, 5:30-8:30 p.m., Fine Arts Bldg. Rm. 132. Join renowned artist, Glenn Wolff, to gain the fundamental workings of a printmaking studio. Learn how to prepare a block and plate for print, etch a metal plate, print an etching and do block printing on a press. Explore inks and papers used in printmaking and basic studio etiquette. Plus enjoy access to the NMC Art Department print drawers of past work to examine various techniques that may inspire your designs. Open to anyone 16 years and older.<br><br>

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: Main campus  — Maps
  • Course ID =329011342
Puppy Training 101—2019-02-02 through 2019-03-09$125—Face to FaceView Details

6 Sat., 9-10 a.m., Aero Park Labs Bldg. Rm. E/F/G/H. 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 will 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 7. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Aero Park  — Maps
  • Course ID =334565917
Quantum Spirituality: What Is the Matter? —2019-04-16 through 2019-04-16$35—Face to FaceView Details

Tues., 6-8:30 p.m., University Center Rm. 219. What is quantum spirituality and how does it matter to YOUR life? Join Kennith James Scott to study the boundaries of physics and our current understanding of what makes the material world material. On the edges of scientific exploration, using the most sophisticated equipment, scientists are finding phenomena that challenge our mental model of reality. What if our mental model of reality is the only barrier between us and spirit?

  • Seats available: Approximately 8. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =333320075
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerQuickBooks: Introduction to the Online Version (QBO)—2019-01-25 through 2019-02-01$119—Face to FaceView Details

2 Fri., 9 a.m.-Noon, Beckett Bldg. Rm. 217. Get started with Quickbooks Online (QBO) in this hands-on, instructor-led class. Designed for the small, fast-paced businesses where portability is essential, QBO provides practical use on multiple devices. The cost includes a free one-year subscription so we can guide you through the download and set-up process, orient you to the Homepage and show you how to navigate the application. Learn to set up your company, manage customers and vendors, record transactions, take care of banking, and run reports.

  • Seats available: Approximately 14. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  — Maps
  • Course ID =328957632
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerRadiant Lotus Women's Qigong—2019-01-17 through 2019-03-14$99—Face to FaceView Details

9 Thurs., 5:30-6:30 p.m., at Munson Community Health Center Classroom D (550 Munson Ave.) <br><br>As women, we are natural nurturers and often take better care of our loved ones than ourselves. Pulled by the myriad demands of life, we may even lose sight of our needs. Whether you are undergoing a health challenge and want to learn how to accelerate healing; or have a desire to reduce stress, improve mental focus and physical fitness, Radiant Lotus Womens Qigong program can help you rediscover yourself in a whole new way. Learn gentle, non-invasive movements to relax your body, calm your mind, and let your Spirit soar! Beginners welcome.

  • Seats available: Approximately 6. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  — Maps
  • Course ID =328977723
Reflexology for Life—2019-04-10 through 2019-04-10$39—Face to FaceView Details

Wed., 6-8 p.m., University Center Rm. 204. Are your feet trying to tell you something? Learn how your feet can help you improve your overall health as you explore the basics of reflexology. Discover techniques that will improve blood flow, reduce stress and pain, and rejuvenate tired hands and feet. Try your hand at reflexology after you have an opportunity to observe the techniques. It has been accepted as an important adjunct for healthcare. Because practice is an integral part of this learning experience, you may want to register with a friend. Wear loose fitting clothes and bring a pillow, small towel, and talcum powder.

  • Seats available: Approximately 12. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =328976658
Reiki as a Personal Practice—2019-04-11 through 2019-05-09$129—Face to FaceView Details

5 Thurs., 6-8:30 p.m., University Center Rm. 204. Traditional Japanese Reiki balances the body, mind and spirit. Join Reiki Shihan (Master Teacher) Dr. Sally Littleton and develop a powerful personal practice for yourself and to share with others. You will receive at least 4 attunements. Learn original and modern Japanese Reiki methods including foundational Reiki principles, meditation and hands-on-healing. Earn a Gendai Reiki Level I certification. This introductory level course requires no prior experience. Recommended text, Iyashino Gendai Reiki Ho: A Modern Reiki Method for Healing by Hiroshi Doi (available on Amazon, ISBN: 1-886785-33-3).

  • Seats available: Approximately 7. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =328975302
Researching Your Roots—2019-03-07 through 2019-03-07$69—Face to FaceView Details

Thurs., 10 a.m.-3 p.m., University Center Rm. 205. Explore the history of your family and discover how to utilize the essential tools of genealogy that are now available online. Whether you are just getting started or your research is in progress, this workshop is for you. We will do hands-on research and review some of the programs for recording the data we uncover. Throughout the workshop, learn different strategies needed for overcoming common difficulties inherent in researching family history. Bring any family history records you already have, along with the specific brick walls you have encountered. Bring a sack lunch and a flash drive for data storage.

  • Seats available: Approximately 19. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =328957728
Retirement Secrets -- Your Best is Yet to Come—2019-02-13 through 2019-02-20$69—Face to FaceView Details

2 Wed., 6-9 p.m., Great Lakes Campus, Rm. 101. Nearing retirement? Already retired? Many things can threaten your ability to outlive your assets and retire well -- ¬the big three being healthcare, inflation and income taxes. Learn to navigate the critical issues that a retiree must deal with. You will learn how to plan for a predictable and sustainable income, minimize taxes on your IRAs, maximize social security benefits, and avoid estate planning mistakes. We will also discuss long-term care concerns and what investments are appropriate in different situations. Materials provided. Your spouse or guest attends free.

  • Seats available: Approximately 14. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Great Lakes  — Maps
  • Course ID =334570141
Rigid Heddle Weaving—2019-02-19 through 2019-02-26$95—Face to FaceView Details

2 Tues., 5:30-8:30 p.m., University Center Rm. 212. Are you curious about hand weaving, but not ready to invest in a large loom? Rigid heddle looms are portable, less expensive and easy to use. Learn the simplest method of warping your loom. You will learn how to make plain weave, the most basic and versatile weave structure. Become familiar with weaving vocabulary, how to finish your project, and how to make design decisions for your next project. A supply list will be mailed prior to the first class. You need your own rigid heddle loom. A limited number of looms are available to rent for $15 from the instructor; contact her prior to class to reserve one (517) 282-8565 or nmcray@mac.com.

  • Seats available: Approximately 7. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =329010538
Rigid Heddle Weaving II: Textures and Patterns—2019-03-12 through 2019-03-19$95—Face to FaceView Details

2 Tues., 5:30-8:30 p.m., University Center Rm. 207. Add a pick-up stick or two to the Rigid Heddle loom and explode the possibilities! Practice adding welt floats, warp floats and combining the two for wonderful lace and textured effects. Create a sampler in class but leave knowing several patterns that can be combined for some lovely fabrics. You must have taken Beginning Rigid Heddle Weaving or have instructor permission. A supply list will be sent prior to first class. You need your own rigid heddle loom. A limited number of looms are available to rent for $15 from the instructor; contact her prior to class to reserve one (517) 282-8565 or nmcray@mac.com.

  • Seats available: Approximately 8. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =329011182
RMDs - Taxes - and the Effect on Social Security—2019-02-21 through 2019-02-21$45—Face to FaceView Details

Thurs., 6-9 p.m., Beckett Bldg. Rm. 136. What makes age 70 ½ so significant? Starting with the year of turning age 70 ½ you must begin taking withdrawals from your tax-deferred retirement accounts, including traditional IRAs and your 401(k). These are known as Required Minimum Distributions, or RMDs. If you are at or near retirement age, you will soon have to pay taxes on your IRAs and other tax-deferred savings accounts. Taxes on RMDs can be a major burden … unless you know how to protect yourself. Learn the simple strategies and new tax code and how it may affect you. Please join your host, Dennis Prout, Certified Financial Planner and Master Elite Advisor with Ed Slott and Associates for this informative financial planning class. A guest may attend with you at no additional charge.

  • Seats available: Approximately 20. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  — Maps
  • Course ID =334570161
Rotator Cuff and Shoulder Pain—2019-02-13 through 2019-02-13$39—Face to FaceView Details

Wed., 1-4 p.m., University Center Rm. 218. Attention shoulder pain sufferers! Do you suffer from persistent shoulder pain? Have you been told that you have a rotator cuff tear? If you are looking for a natural solution to shoulder pain and want to avoid medications, injections and surgery, then this class is for you! Join Dr. Andrew Gorecki, physical therapist and owner of Superior Physical Therapy, to learn natural ways of healing your shoulder. Try easy to do self-treatment, learn how to determine the cause, and discover three easy exercises or treatments to relieve pain.

  • Seats available: Approximately 8. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =330613306
Sailing—2019-04-16 through 2019-06-18$179—Face to FaceView Details

10 Tues., 6:30-8:30 p.m., Great Lakes Campus, Rm. 101. Americas Boating Club (ABC) course. Discover sailing this summer on beautiful Grand Traverse Bay. Novice and experienced sailors will enjoy learning the comprehensive essentials of sailing. Classroom learning and on-the-water sessions each week provide sailing experience and a chance to apply concepts learned. Topics include: nomenclature, boat designs, rigging, safety, and sail types and processes, helmsmanship, essential knots and lines, handling emergencies, navigation rules, and boat management in heavy weather. On-the-water sessions are arranged with the instructor.

  • Seats available: Approximately 8. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Great Lakes  — Maps
  • Course ID =329011406
Self Defense for Women—2019-03-02 through 2019-03-16$119—Face to FaceView Details

3 Sat., 9 a.m.-Noon, Phys. Ed. Bldg. Gym. The best defense is a good offense. Good outcomes happen because we do what we must to prepare ahead of time. Your personal defense is no different. Knowing how you will handle a situation before it occurs, and being able to handle it with confidence, puts you far ahead of the curve. Come learn about self-awareness and awareness of your surroundings, and practice hands-on self-defense techniques. Use the weeks between each class session to review, practice and lock in your skills, because practice matters. Wear comfortable clothing and gym shoes and discover the strength you have inside!

  • Seats available: Approximately 15. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  — Maps
  • Course ID =328973916
Sell Like an eBay Pro—2019-01-29 through 2019-01-29$49—Face to FaceView Details

Tues., 5:30-8:30 p.m., University Center Rm. 219. Sell on eBay with confidence! This fun and practical workshop begins with an overview of eBay basics. You will walk through the steps of selling safely and profitably. Discover important tips and tricks for researching the potential value of your items, writing descriptions, posting pictures, monitoring bidding, and shipping efficiently to maximize your success!

  • Seats available: Approximately 10. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =328957694
Sell Like an eBay Pro—2019-03-14 through 2019-03-14$49—Face to FaceView Details

Thurs., 5:30-8:30 p.m., University Center Rm. 219. Sell on eBay with confidence! This fun and practical workshop begins with an overview of eBay basics. You will walk through the steps of selling safely and profitably. Discover important tips and tricks for researching the potential value of your items, writing descriptions, posting pictures, monitoring bidding, and shipping efficiently to maximize your success!

  • Seats available: Approximately 19. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =333319102
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerSocial Partner Dancing—2019-01-11 through 2019-02-22$95—Face to FaceView Details

7 Fri., 7-8:45 p.m., Phys. Ed. Dance Rm. 120. Maybe you have always wanted to dance, already love to dance, or have a wedding or event coming up where dancing is expected. Here is a Friday night fun answer. Learn to connect with your partner and be able to dance to any kind of music -- to listen, lead, follow, to trust, and to support your partner and become a much better dancer. Explore specific dance styles including swing, jitterbug, slow-dancing, and waltz which can be used anywhere from ballrooms to weddings to nightclubs to a romantic evening at home. For beginners and those wanting to develop the next stage of their dancing style. No partner necessary. Wear slippery-soled shoes.

  • Seats available: Approximately 2. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  — Maps
  • Course ID =329015933
Social Partner Dancing—2019-04-26 through 2019-06-14$95—Face to FaceView Details

7 Fri., 7-8:45 p.m. (no class May 24), Phys. Ed. Dance Rm. 120. Maybe you have always wanted to dance, already love to dance, or have a wedding or event coming up where dancing is expected. Here is a Friday night fun answer. Learn to connect with your partner and be able to dance to any kind of music -- to listen, lead, follow, to trust, and to support your partner and become a much better dancer. Explore specific dance styles including swing, jitterbug, slow-dancing, and waltz which can be used anywhere from ballrooms to weddings to nightclubs to a romantic evening at home. For beginners and those wanting to develop the next stage of their dancing style. No partner necessary. Wear slippery-soled shoes.

  • Seats available: Approximately 34. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  — Maps
  • Course ID =334948773
So You Want to Start a Nonprofit—2019-04-24 through 2019-04-24$39—Face to FaceView Details

Wed., 6-8 p.m., University Center Rm. 204. Thinking about starting a new 501(c)(3) nonprofit but not sure what it takes? Or, grappling with the question of whether to be a nonprofit or for profit entity? This course is a primer on the basic legal, tax, and organizational requirements for forming and operating a nonprofit as compared to a for profit. Working with Kate Redman, nonprofit attorney and founder of Commonplace, you will come away with a practical understanding of the basics for setting up a new tax exempt organization.

  • Seats available: Approximately 22. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =334727509
Course ClosedSpring Wildflowers - Intro to Botany—2019-04-29 through 2019-05-13$99—Face to FaceView Details

3 Mon., 10 a.m.-1 p.m., University Center Rm. 216. Join this exploration of spring-blooming wildflowers. Learn the parts of a plant, traits of common wildflower families, the common and scientific names of spring wildflowers along with the natural history of the communities that we visit. You will leave with the information and understanding needed to identify common spring wildflowers by sight. After the first day, be prepared for 2-3 mile hikes by bringing sturdy shoes, bug spray, hat, water, a sack lunch, and a magnifying lens to more easily see characteristics of flowers. This course qualifies towards the Naturalist Certificate.

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =330521823
Starting a Business Workshop—2019-02-12 through 2019-02-12$1—Face to FaceView Details

Tues., 8:30-11 a.m., University Center Rm. 209. Are you in the beginning stages of starting a business, in need of capital, or simply considering self-employment? This fast-paced workshop format helps you assess your ability to lead and manage a company and evaluate market and sales potential for your product/service. Explore the fundamentals of writing a business plan. Other topics covered include determining concept feasibility, start-up costs, financing options, and the basics of business planning, along with other necessary steps to launch your business. The $59 cost of this class is underwritten by Small Business Development Center (SBDC). Completion of this workshop provides access to meeting with an SBDC consultant one-on-one. The workshop is free, but registration is required. Register online at www.nmc.edu/ees and use Discount Code: FREE or call (231) 995-1700.

  • Seats available: Approximately 1. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =328721533
Starting a Business Workshop—2019-04-23 through 2019-04-23$1—Face to FaceView Details

Tues., 8:30-11 a.m., University Center Rm. 209. Are you in the beginning stages of starting a business, in need of capital, or simply considering self-employment? This fast-paced workshop format helps you assess your ability to lead and manage a company and evaluate market and sales potential for your product/service. Explore the fundamentals of writing a business plan. Other topics covered include determining concept feasibility, start-up costs, financing options, and the basics of business planning, along with other necessary steps to launch your business. The $59 cost of this class is underwritten by Small Business Development Center (SBDC). Completion of this workshop provides access to meeting with an SBDC consultant one-on-one. The workshop is free, but registration is required. Register online at www.nmc.edu/ees and use Discount Code: FREE or call (231) 995-1700.

  • Seats available: Approximately 14. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =328721548
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerSunrise Flow Yoga—2019-01-08 through 2019-03-19$129—Face to FaceView Details

11 Tues., 7:30-8:30 a.m., at Yoga for Health Education. An energetic wake me, shake me flow of yoga postures arranged in an intelligent sequence, transitioning from one to the next, steadily building intensity, creating strength and flexibility and quieting the mind. Learn to use the breath to maximize your potential on all levels. This class is for continuing yoga students and well-conditioned, athletic individuals. Meets at Yoga for Health Education (1200 W. 11th Street).

  • Seats available: Approximately 10. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  — Maps
  • Course ID =328882584
Sunrise Flow Yoga—2019-04-02 through 2019-06-11$119—Face to FaceView Details

10 Tues., 7:30-8:30 a.m. (no class April 23), at Yoga for Health Education. An energetic wake me, shake me flow of yoga postures arranged in an intelligent sequence, transitioning from one to the next, steadily building intensity, creating strength and flexibility and quieting the mind. Learn to use the breath to maximize your potential on all levels. This class is for continuing yoga students and well-conditioned, athletic individuals. Meets at Yoga for Health Education (1200 W. 11th Street).

  • Seats available: Approximately 15. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  — Maps
  • Course ID =328882630
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerSupport Group for Mental Illness —2019-01-14 through 2019-03-18$1—Face to FaceView Details

10 Mon., 6-7:30 p.m. at The Porch (747 E. 8th St.) You are not alone on this journey. Join a compassionate group of friends and find immediate support in caring for a loved one with mental illness. Share and listen to each other in a safe and confidential space in this peer-led group for family members of individuals living with mental illness. Understand local resources that are available to you and your family. Learn communication skills that will benefit your relationship with your entire family. Discover how to advocate for services. NAMI (National Alliance for Mental Illness) is the nations largest grassroots organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions affected by mental illness. Meets at The Porch, 747 E. 8th St. The support group is free, but registration is required. Register online at www.nmc.edu/ees and use Discount Code: FREE or call (231) 995-1700.

  • Seats available: Approximately 17. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  — Maps
  • Course ID =333305759
Support Group for Mental Illness —2019-04-01 through 2019-06-10$1—Face to FaceView Details

10 Mon., 6-7:30 p.m. at The Porch (747 E. 8th St.) You are not alone on this journey. Join a compassionate group of friends and find immediate support in caring for a loved one with mental illness. Share and listen to each other in a safe and confidential space in this peer-led group for family members of individuals living with mental illness. Understand local resources that are available to you and your family. Learn communication skills that will benefit your relationship with your entire family. Discover how to advocate for services. NAMI (National Alliance for Mental Illness) is the nations largest grassroots organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions affected by mental illness. Meets at The Porch, 747 E. 8th St. The support group is free, but registration is required. Register online at www.nmc.edu/ees and use Discount Code: FREE or call (231) 995-1700.

  • Seats available: Approximately 19. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  — Maps
  • Course ID =333305947
Sushi Rolls—2019-04-06 through 2019-04-06$79—Face to FaceView Details

Sat., 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Great Lakes Campus, Rm. 251. Learn to create great authentic sushi for your next eating event. Three kinds of sushi are featured: Japanese traditional, California style, and hand-rolled (Temaki-zushi). Chef Misaeng, a native of Japan, guides this hands-on class including tips on ingredient selection, preparation, and serving ideas. Leave with new skills, samples you prepared in class and your own sushi mat to make sushi at home. Bring containers to take home any creations you do not sample in class.

  • Seats available: Approximately 9. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Great Lakes  — Maps
  • Course ID =328979863
Sustainable Landscape Design in Action—2019-04-03 through 2019-04-24$99—Face to FaceView Details

4 Wed., 6-9 p.m., Parsons-Stulen Bldg. Rm. 155. 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. The last class meets at Borealis Design (11131 S. Cedar Rd., Cedar).

  • Seats available: Approximately 11. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Aero Park  — Maps
  • Course ID =329013999
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerSwing, Latin, and Slow Dancing—2019-01-14 through 2019-03-06$239—Face to FaceView Details

8 Mon. and Wed., 7-9 p.m., Phys. Ed. Rm. 120. Experience a fun form of recreation/exercise/growth through many styles of partner dancing including swing/jitterbug, slow dancing, tango, waltz, salsa, mambo, blues and more. Learn to connect with a partner and dance to any kind of music in any situation: from dances and parties, to clubs and weddings. Wear slippery-soled shoes. No partner necessary.

  • Seats available: Approximately 21. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  — Maps
  • Course ID =329015897
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerTae Kwon Do (Karate) I & II—2019-01-15 through 2019-04-23$125—Face to FaceView Details

14 Tues., 5:30-7:30 p.m. (no class March 26), Phys. Ed. Bldg. Gym. Become acquainted with the philosophy of Tae Kwon Do, and learn basic blocks, punches, kicks, stances, and self-defense techniques while developing self-awareness and confidence. All levels accommodated. Minimum age is 16 (youth course is available).

  • Seats available: Approximately 18. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  — Maps
  • Course ID =329013262
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerTae Kwon Do--Black Belt—2019-01-15 through 2019-04-23$125—Face to FaceView Details

14 Tues., 5:30-6:30 p.m. (no class March 26), Phys. Ed. Bldg. Gym. This special advanced workout focuses on point style free sparring along with emphasizing the use of both hands and feet equally in free sparring. Prerequisite is black belt or equivalent training. Minimum age is 16.

  • Seats available: Approximately 15. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  — Maps
  • Course ID =329603565
Talking Real Estate: What You Need to Know to Buy and Sell a Home—2019-04-06 through 2019-04-06$35—Face to FaceView Details

Sat., 1-4:15 p.m., University Center Rm. 212. Buying and selling a home can be overwhelming. Is it a sellers or buyers market? Should you work with a licensed realtor, or can you do it on your own? What do you need to do to get your home ready to sell? What costs are involved? How do you make the right offer on a new home that will be accepted? 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 helpful information so you can be prepared to sell your home quickly and for the best price, and/or buy wisely. The Selling your Home portion of the class will be covered from 1-2:30 followed by a short coffee break. The Buying a Home portion will be held 2:45-4:15. Come for both topics or one, depending on your interest. Price includes both sessions.

  • Seats available: Approximately 23. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =329013527
The Art of Home-Made Maple Syrup—2019-02-20 through 2019-02-20$39—Face to FaceView Details

Wed., 6-9 p.m., Parsons-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 will 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 18. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Aero Park  — Maps
  • Course ID =329013577
The Free Press: An Insider's View —2019-04-10 through 2019-04-24$99—Face to FaceView Details

3 Wed., 6-8 p.m., University Center Rm. 217. Congress shall make no law...abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press...(First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution). Explore the First Amendment and five areas of freedom of expression with Johnston Mitchell, who has worked in journalism, and as a media consultant for political reform in post-communist Central and Eastern Europe, and the U.S. Discuss the evolution of the First Amendment and explore key Supreme Court cases. Culminate with the viewing of a moderated film (title and date to be announced) in honor of World Free Press Day on May 3, 2019. Leave with an understanding of how you can develop your own initiatives and become part of a growing body of citizen journalists world wide in the age of social media.

  • Seats available: Approximately 20. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =333379833
The Future of Eating—2019-01-31 through 2019-01-31$79—Face to FaceView Details

Thurs., 6-9 p.m., Great Lakes Campus, Rm. 251. Sous vide? Foam? Spherification? What do these mean? Modernist Cuisine! Thanks to modernism, you will try things you have not tasted before and savor things you did not even know existed. Develop a basic understanding of the art and science of Modernist Cuisine in this demo and hands-on cooking class. Explore the newest techniques in laboratory-inspired cooking and learn how Modernist Cuisine is forever changing the way we look at food. Bring containers to take home any creations you do not sample in class.

  • Seats available: Approximately 3. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Great Lakes  — Maps
  • Course ID =328975480
The People Problem —2019-02-14 through 2019-03-21$89—Face to FaceView Details

6 Thurs., 2-4 p.m., University Center Rm. 218. When you and I were born, the population of the world was in the range of two billion. Today, we are over 7.6 billion and growing by 83 million every year. Join the discussion as the course explores global population growth and its influence on resources, access to food and fresh water, transportation, trade, jobs, income, health, education and other topics. What will the future hold? A population data sheet from the Population Reference Bureau will be included as part of our study and discussion.

  • Seats available: Approximately 20. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =333368998
The Wedding Dance—2019-04-28 through 2019-04-28$35—Face to FaceView Details

Sun., 5-8 p.m., Phys. Ed. Dance Rm. 120. Congratulations, someone is getting married! The date is quickly approaching, and you need a dance lesson. This one-night class is for the lucky bride and groom, parents, relatives, the entire wedding party, or anyone simply attending a wedding celebration who needs some serious help before the big day. Learn basic moves and how to connect with your partner so you will be able to dance to any kind of music. Use these newly learned moves to feel comfortable while still looking good. No partner necessary. Wear slippery-soled shoes.

  • Seats available: Approximately 38. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  — Maps
  • Course ID =328868075
The Wedding Dance—2019-05-12 through 2019-05-12$35—Face to FaceView Details

Sun., 5-8 p.m., Phys. Ed. Dance Rm. 120. Congratulations, someone is getting married! The date is quickly approaching, and you need a dance lesson. This one-night class is for the lucky bride and groom, parents, relatives, the entire wedding party, or anyone simply attending a wedding celebration who needs some serious help before the big day. Learn basic moves and how to connect with your partner so you will be able to dance to any kind of music. Use these newly learned moves to feel comfortable while still looking good. No partner necessary. Wear slippery-soled shoes.

  • Seats available: Approximately 38. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  — Maps
  • Course ID =334570203
Trade and Craft Show Selling—2019-05-30 through 2019-05-30$39—Face to FaceView Details

Thurs., 6-8 p.m., University Center Rm. 209. Discover time-tested strategies to get return on investment out of Festivals and Trade or Craft Shows. Learn how to successfully set up a booth, the best prospecting methods, and how to avoid traps that commonly waste time and energy at an event. Pick up tips on how to leverage your involvement before and after the event. This is a perfect prep for the upcoming season of shows.

  • Seats available: Approximately 23. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =334569535
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerTwelve O'Clock Toner—2019-01-04 through 2019-04-12$129—Face to FaceView Details

13 Fri., Noon-12:50 p.m. (no class Jan. 18 and March 29), University Center Rm. 213. Join Kim Stevens, exercise guru, for a lunchtime workout to tone and strengthen. Designed for beginners and regular exercisers (work at your own level) who want to improve strength, boost that metabolism, build bone density, and increase endurance. Exercises target all the major muscle groups. Feel better, look better, and get motivated to continue using the skills you develop. Bring light weights and a mat.

  • Seats available: Approximately 2. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =328973818
Understanding Northern Michigan Rivers —2019-04-12 through 2019-04-26$99—Face to FaceView Details

3 Fri., 1-4 p.m. (April 19 field trip meets Noon-5 p.m.), University Center Rm. 06. While the bays and Great Lakes define our region, these bodies of fresh water depend upon a complex system of rivers and streams to supply them. Gain important understanding of the vital role that rivers play in maintaining water quality. Explore the riparian environment as you learn about stream ecology, sampling methods and testing protocols in the classroom on day one. Then put your newly acquired skills to work as you participate in a stream-side sampling expedition on day two from Noon-5 p.m. We end by analyzing the collected data and the story it tells on day three. This course qualifies towards the Naturalist Certificate.

  • Seats available: Approximately 13. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =330352208
Understanding Your Car —2019-02-02 through 2019-02-09$59—Face to FaceView Details

2 Sat., 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m., NMC Automotive Tech Bldg. Lab Rm. 111. 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 =329013547
Course ClosedUnderstanding Your DSLR Camera—2019-02-26 through 2019-02-26$49—Face to FaceView Details

Tues., 5:30-8:30 p.m., University Center Rm. 214. Digital Single Lens Reflex (DSLR) and the newer mirror-less cameras are far more complex than ordinary point and shoot cameras. Learn how to identify and adjust the most commonly used functions of your DSLR camera. Gain understanding of exposure basics and clarify many of your cameras settings such as exposure and focus modes, how your camera thinks, adding lenses, the basic computer skills required to get the most out of your camera, and much more. Bring your DSLR camera with a fully charged battery, a memory card, your user manual, and your questions. Not suitable for point and shoot cameras.

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =328980034
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerUnderstanding Your Grief—2019-01-16 through 2019-03-20$1—Face to FaceView Details

10 Wed., 4-6 p.m., University Center Rm. 215/217. When someone you love dies, it can be hard to understand your complex and painful thoughts and feelings. Munson Hospice is offering this FREE 10-session program with Sharon A. Neumann, compassionate facilitator and Munson Hospice Bereavement Coordinator and Grief Recovery Specialist. Explore and understand ten touchstones that are essential physical, emotional, cognitive, social and spiritual actions that help in the healing process. The 10-week workshop is free, but registration is required. Register online at www.nmc.edu/ees and use Discount Code: FREE or call (231) 995-1700.

  • Seats available: Approximately 7. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =333306213
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerUp North Pasties —2019-01-22 through 2019-01-22$79—Face to FaceView Details

Tues., 6-9 p.m., Great Lakes Campus, Rm. 251. You have eaten these hand-held pies traditionally found in the Upper Peninsula and now you can find out how to create your own! Discover how to make traditional English Cornish Pasties, a yeast-free pastry dough filled with a savory meat mixture. You will also make a sweet Michigan apple filling. Learn quick and easy short-cut methods to try at home and gain tips on freezing these pies. Enjoy the fruits of your labor in class and bring a container to take home one or two to share with family and friends.

  • Seats available: Approximately 5. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Great Lakes  — Maps
  • Course ID =328973932
Using Salesforce Automation to Streamline Processes—2019-03-15 through 2019-03-15$59—Face to FaceView Details

Fri., Noon-4 p.m., University Center Rm. 07. Automation can make life easier but how do you get started? Come to this session led by Ashima Saigal, Salesforce MVP and founder of Database Sherpa, and learn how you can use automation in Salesforce to streamline your processes. You will start at the beginning to uncover the automation that will work best for you.

  • Seats available: Approximately 15. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =328602752
Course ClosedValentine Cookie Decorating with Kids (Adult and Child age 8+)—2019-02-09 through 2019-02-09$69—Face to FaceView Details

Sat., 10 a.m.-noon, Great Lakes Campus, Rm. 251. Celebrate the season of love with a decorating party for you and your child! Spend time with your favorite little sweetheart and learn how to create beautiful, professional looking cookies using royal icing. Have fun making edible delights in whimsical designs including traditional hearts and fun punny Valentines. Discover piping and flooding techniques using tinted royal icing, colored sugars, and other decorative items. Cookies, take-home container and all other materials are provided. Cost includes one adult and one child; REGISTER ONLY THE ADULT.

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: Great Lakes  — Maps
  • Course ID =328975622
Valentine Cookie Decorating with Kids (Adult and Child age 8+)—2019-02-09 through 2019-02-09$69—Face to FaceView Details

Sat., 1-3 pm, Great Lakes Campus, Rm. 251. REGISTER ONLY THE ADULT; Cost includes one adult and one child. Celebrate the season of love with a decorating party for you and your child! Spend time with your favorite little sweetheart and learn how to create beautiful, professional looking cookies using royal icing. Have fun making edible delights in whimsical designs including traditional hearts and fun punny Valentines. Discover piping and flooding techniques using tinted royal icing, colored sugars, and other decorative items. Cookies, take-home container and all other materials are provided. Cost includes one adult and one child.

  • Seats available: Approximately 7. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Great Lakes  — Maps
  • Course ID =342379773
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerVocal Jazz Ensemble—2019-01-14 through 2019-04-29$110—Face to FaceView Details

15 Mon, 7-9 pm, Dennos Museum Center, Milliken Stage. This small ensemble of voices of men and women rehearses and performs vocal jazz works. Develop skills in vocal jazz styles, blending harmonies, microphone technique, and jazz theory. May also be taken for academic credit. New students should arrange an audition; email mdavis@nmc.edu for information.

  • Seats available: Approximately 16. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =324418895
Warm Winter Tummy Treats (Grades 1-4) —2019-03-09 through 2019-03-09$69—Face to FaceView Details

Sat., 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Great Lakes Campus, Rm. 251. For this childrens class, imagine playing outside in the cold snow and then coming inside to a delicious and warm lunch prepared by you! Sip on the richest cup of hot cocoa you made from scratch and discover the steps to making warm creamy soup without the can! Save room for homemade apple crisp and real whipped cream! Get familiar with kitchen basics, kitchen safety, and how much fun it is to cook in a big shiny kitchen. Bring containers to take home any creations you do not sample in class.

  • Seats available: Approximately 12. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Great Lakes  — Maps
  • Course ID =328978594
Watercolor Landscapes: Textures and Surfaces—2019-04-09 through 2019-04-23$115—Face to FaceView Details

3 Tues., 6-8:30 p.m., Great Lakes Campus, Rm. 112. Find out how to apply textures to get the impression of rocks, trees, skies, and water. Discover new and different watercolor papers while learning how to build layers of luminous color. Whether you are a beginner or pro, you will benefit from this instruction and be able to incorporate these practices into your painting. Get ready to be adventurous and implement a variety of tools that will energize you and your watercolor painting. Bring some reference images with you. All other materials are supplied.

  • Seats available: Approximately 18. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Great Lakes  — Maps
  • Course ID =329005306
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerWatercolor Painting I—2019-01-14 through 2019-05-01$445—Face to FaceView Details

15 Mon and Wed, 5:30-7:30 pm, Fine Arts Rm. 130. Learn to paint in watercolor and discover the use of washes, creative effects, elements of landscape, experimental painting, and color mixing. Some of the subjects covered are landscape, buildings, flowers, still-lifes, and portraits. We also discuss framing and learn to cut a mat for our artwork. All levels of painting (beginner to advanced) accommodated. For this course, you will need your NMC ID and Password before the first class (available through NMC Helpdesk, 231-995-3020). Can also be taken for academic credit.

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: Main campus  — Maps
  • Course ID =324419127
Watercolors: Try It Out!—2019-02-21 through 2019-02-21$59—Face to FaceView Details

Thurs., 6-9 p.m., Great Lakes Campus, Rm. 112. Do you want to try watercolor painting? It is hard to paint without supplies. Let us provide the supplies AND your first lesson! Paint side-by-side with award-winning watercolor artist, Adam VanHouten, as he explores and demonstrates how paint, paper, and water work together. Walk away with two small paintings and a world of possibilities. Unleash the creative artist that lies within you. All materials are provided.

  • Seats available: Approximately 13. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Great Lakes  — Maps
  • Course ID =329005260
Whole Foods Workshop—2019-03-02 through 2019-03-02$75—Face to FaceView Details

Sat., 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Great Lakes Campus, Rm. 251. Would you like to get quick, nutritious meals on the table each night? Join Chef Ali Lopez, health and cooking coach, to learn the basics of a whole foods lifestyle and a demonstration of some of her favorite recipes including kale salad and magical Dal! Learn how to reduce your dependence on processed foods, find out how to choose seasonal ingredients, and recognize nutrient-rich foods. Explore ways to navigate the market or produce aisle, stock a healthy pantry, and discover the secrets of batch cooking. Demonstration, discussion, and tasting.

  • Seats available: Approximately 12. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Great Lakes  — Maps
  • Course ID =328974371
Wilderness First Aid—2019-05-18 through 2019-05-19$399—Face to FaceView Details

Sat. and Sun., 8 a.m.-5 p.m., University Center Rm. 07. Wilderness First Aid (WFA) provides introductory medical skills to individuals working or playing in remote environments, whose primary responsibility is not emergency response. Learn to make informed medical decisions when definitive care is hours away. Gain skills and confidence as you work through scenario-based problem solving. The WFA includes short lectures, interactive labs, and realistic practice scenarios that help participants master the central concepts of remote medicine and effectively respond to emergencies. Learn how to effectively manage basic wounds, infection, shock, head injuries, spinal injuries, respiratory and cardiac emergencies, abdominal pain, metabolic and allergic reactions, and altered mental states. Bring a bag lunch. Course size is limited. Register by May 1 and save $30.

  • Seats available: Approximately 15. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =334569539
Wilderness First Responder Certification -- Hybrid Course Format—2019-04-29 through 2019-05-17$899—Face to FaceView Details

Online Session Begins April 29, In-class Sessions: May 13-17, 9 a.m.-5 p.m,.NMC University Center Rm. 07. Wilderness First Responder (WFR) training is rapidly growing as an important credential for anyone who works outdoors, such as outfitters, guides, trip leaders, outdoor educators, forestry and park personnel and anyone working or playing in remote areas. The Remote Medical International Wilderness First Responder emphasizes decision-making, hands-on skills, and the theoretical knowledge necessary to function in remote areas. The Hybrid Wilderness First Responder certification is a combination online and onsite course that requires approximately 20-30 hours of pre-course instruction in an online learning environment and five days of class/field coursework. This dynamic classroom and field course provides you with technical knowledge and field experience to handle tough emergency situations. Food and lodging are not included. Space is limited. Register by March 29 and save $100.

  • Seats available: Approximately 14. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =328545364
Wildlife Photography—2019-04-17 through 2019-04-17$49—Face to FaceView Details

Wed., 6-9 p.m., University Center Rm. 219. Learn photography techniques to help you capture images of wildlife in their natural environment from award-winning nature and wildlife photographer, Charles St. Charles. Discuss the need-to-have equipment and ways to save money on nice-to-have equipment. Discover strategies for getting close to your subjects, capturing behavior and having long term photographic projects and relationships with wildlife. Get tips on where to photograph animals locally and nationally.

  • Seats available: Approximately 16. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =329004161
Course ClosedWild Mushroom Identification Basics—2019-03-20 through 2019-03-20$59—Face to FaceView Details

Wed., 6:30-8:30 p.m., University Center, changed to Rm. 219. Join local mushroom experts Jim Moses and Linda Grigg to jump start or refresh your mushroom identification skills. Discover the fascinating history and function of fungi, its life-cycle, habitat identification, collection procedures, and observation skills. This course qualifies toward the Naturalist Certificate and is a prerequisite for the seasonal mushroom courses held throughout the year.

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =330342906
Course ClosedWild Mushroom Identification Basics—2019-03-21 through 2019-03-21$59—Face to FaceView Details

Thurs, 6:30-8:30 p.m., University Center Rm. 214. Join local mushroom experts Jim Moses and Linda Grigg to jump start or refresh your mushroom identification skills. Discover the fascinating history and function of fungi, its life-cycle, habitat identification, collection procedures, and observation skills. This course qualifies toward the Naturalist Certificate and is a prerequisite for the seasonal mushroom courses held throughout the year.

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =339827592
Course ClosedWild Mushrooms of Spring—2019-05-15 through 2019-05-15$59—Face to FaceView Details

Wed., 6:30-8:30 p.m., University Center Rm. 219. Spring is a wonderful time to forage for wild mushrooms. Join mushroom experts Jim Moses and Linda Grigg as you learn about the fungi of spring. From early Red Cups to the Oysters and Chanterelles of summer, gain understanding of species and their defining characteristics and traits. Enjoy discussions of habitat, culinary and medicinal uses, and environment benefits along with tips and tricks for hunting the ever-popular Morels. Participants must have taken the Wild Mushroom Identification Basics class or have instructor permission prior to enrolling in this class. Naturalist Certificate students will receive elective credit.

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =334521438
Woodworking: Build a Windsor Rocking Chair—2019-03-02 through 2019-03-03$395—Face to FaceView Details

Sat. and Sun., 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Aero Park Labs, Woodshop Rm. C/D. Windsor furniture represents woodworking at its best. Only basic skills and simple hand tools are required to create a beautiful Windsor comb-back rocking chair that will comfort for a lifetime. Learn to shape the seat and parts from simple squares of hardwood. Gain experience working with a variety of hand tools, wedging through joints, and leveling furniture with uneven legs. No prior woodworking experience is required; and tools are provided. All materials to make your project are included in the cost. Leave with a completed chair that will become a family heirloom. We will break each day for lunch on your own.

  • Seats available: Approximately 6. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Aero Park  — Maps
  • Course ID =329011244
Woven Tapestry Wall Hanging—2019-04-03 through 2019-04-17$109—Face to FaceView Details

3 Wed., 6-8:30 p.m., University Center Rm. 212. You have seen the trendy, highly textured, woven tapestries popular on internet idea boards. Wish you could make one? Now is your chance to create your personalized wall hanging! Begin by building a custom-size frame loom, which you get to keep! Explore designing with thick and thin yarns as you learn basic tapestry techniques to handcraft a unique piece of art ready to hang on your wall. Please bring scissors, hammer, ruler, sketch pad and writing utensils to class. All other materials are included.

  • Seats available: Approximately 6. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =329011208
Writing Personal Essays: The Art of Telling Your Story—2019-04-18 through 2019-04-25$59—Face to FaceView Details

2 Thurs., 6:30-8:30 p.m., University Center Rm. 214. Anais Nin writes, We write to taste life twice, in the moment and in retrospect. Explore the power of language to convey experiences from your life, and to weigh, with words, the distance between the past and the present. Whether you are trying your hand at writing for the first time, or deep into a memoir of your own, we invite you to ask questions about the moments of your life that resonate most powerfully in your memory, and to tell your story. Instructor Jaimien Delp, MA in Creative Writing, is an award-winning poet and essayist. Please bring something with which to write (laptop or notebook).

  • Seats available: Approximately 5. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =328849443
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerYoga - Beginning and Beyond—2019-01-04 through 2019-03-22$189—Face to FaceView Details

12 Fri., 5:15-6:45 p.m., at Yoga for Health Education. Yoga works through awareness of the body; teaching balance and integration. Discover tools for greater physical, mental and spiritual well-being through principles of breath awareness and deep muscle stretching, strengthening, and relaxation. Beginners and those who have been introduced to yoga are welcome. Wear loose, comfortable clothing and bring a blanket. Meets at Yoga for Health Education (1200 W. 11th Street).

  • Seats available: Approximately 10. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  — Maps
  • Course ID =328881463
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerYoga - Beginning and Beyond—2019-01-07 through 2019-03-18$149—Face to FaceView Details

11 Mon., 5:45-7 p.m., at Yoga for Health Education. Yoga works through awareness of the body; teaching balance and integration. Discover tools for greater physical, mental and spiritual well-being through principles of breath awareness and deep muscle stretching, strengthening, and relaxation. Beginners and those who have been introduced to yoga are welcome. Wear loose, comfortable clothing and bring a blanket. Meets at Yoga for Health Education (1200 W. 11th Street).

  • Seats available: Approximately 9. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  — Maps
  • Course ID =328881509
Yoga - Beginning and Beyond—2019-04-01 through 2019-06-10$139—Face to FaceView Details

10 Mon., 5:45-7 p.m., at Yoga for Health Education (no class May 27). Yoga works through awareness of the body; teaching balance and integration. Discover tools for greater physical, mental and spiritual well-being through principles of breath awareness and deep muscle stretching, strengthening, and relaxation. Beginners and those who have been introduced to yoga are welcome. Wear loose, comfortable clothing and bring a blanket. Meets at Yoga for Health Education (1200 W. 11th Street).

  • Seats available: Approximately 16. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  — Maps
  • Course ID =334950349
Yoga - Beginning and Beyond—2019-04-05 through 2019-06-14$159—Face to FaceView Details

10 Fri., 5:15-6:45 p.m., at Yoga for Health Education (no class April 26). Yoga works through awareness of the body; teaching balance and integration. Discover tools for greater physical, mental and spiritual well-being through principles of breath awareness and deep muscle stretching, strengthening, and relaxation. Beginners and those who have been introduced to yoga are welcome. Wear loose, comfortable clothing and bring a blanket. Meets at Yoga for Health Education (1200 W. 11th Street).

  • Seats available: Approximately 17. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  — Maps
  • Course ID =328882493
Yoga - Beginning and Beyond—2019-04-06 through 2019-06-08$159—Face to FaceView Details

10 Sat., 9-10:30 a.m., at Yoga for Health Education. Yoga works through awareness of the body; teaching balance and integration. Discover tools for greater physical, mental and spiritual well-being through principles of breath awareness and deep muscle stretching, strengthening, and relaxation. Beginners and those who have been introduced to yoga are welcome. Wear loose, comfortable clothing and bring a blanket. Meets at Yoga for Health Education (1200 W. 11th Street).

  • Seats available: Approximately 18. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  — Maps
  • Course ID =328882538
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerYoga for Arthritis and Stiff Bodies—2019-01-04 through 2019-03-22$249—Face to FaceView Details

12 Fri., 1-2:30 p.m., at Yoga for Health Education. Come learn easy, helpful techniques of yoga for arthritis and general stiffness. Aside from being helpful for those suffering from arthritis, those who are very stiff from athletics, constant travel, repetitive motion on the job, and high stress can benefit from this special therapeutic class. Appropriate for beginning students and those who have taken yoga before. Wear comfortable clothing. Meets at Yoga for Health Education (1200 W. 11th Street).

  • Seats available: Approximately 1. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  — Maps
  • Course ID =328934324
Yoga for Arthritis and Stiff Bodies—2019-04-05 through 2019-06-14$209—Face to FaceView Details

10 Fri., 1-2:30 p.m. (no class April 26), at Yoga for Health Education. Come learn easy, helpful techniques of yoga for arthritis and general stiffness. Aside from being helpful for those suffering from arthritis, those who are very stiff from athletics, constant travel, repetitive motion on the job, and high stress can benefit from this special therapeutic class. Appropriate for beginning students and those who have taken yoga before. Wear comfortable clothing. Meets at Yoga for Health Education (1200 W. 11th Street).

  • Seats available: Approximately 11. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  — Maps
  • Course ID =328937082
Zentangle Method for Mindfulness—2019-04-02 through 2019-04-23$89—Face to FaceView Details

4 Tues., 1-3 p.m., University Center Rm. 218. Discover the meditative art form known as the Zentangle Method. Explore, create and play with pen and ink as you rekindle your creativity, develop greater hand-eye coordination, improve your capacity to perceive with an artists eye and quiet your mind. Practicing the Zentangle Method helps you access your innate creative wisdom for design inspiration or problem solving enabling you to immediately shift your focus. The Zentangle Method can quickly break the spell of whatever is holding you down, bringing a fresh excitement to life. Includes all materials.

  • Seats available: Approximately 17. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =329011367
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerZumba (Lite)—2019-01-14 through 2019-02-04$49—Face to FaceView Details

4 Mon., 10-10:50 a.m., Phys. Ed. Bldg. Rm. 120. This 50-minute Zumba class will energize your body and mind! Enjoy low to no impact with slower and easier to follow moves compared to a typical Zumba class. The music and instructor will have you smiling, laughing and maybe even humming along to the beautiful world tunes of Salsa, Cumbia, Hip Hop and more. Zumba your way into the new year!

  • Seats available: Approximately 7. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  — Maps
  • Course ID =328956636
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerNMC Fitness Center - Public Annual—2018-08-25 through 2019-08-25$200—Face to FaceView Details

Open Hours: Mon through Thurs, 6 am-8 pm; Fri 6 am-6:30 pm; and Sat, 8 am-noon, located inside North Residence Hall. Join the Fitness Center anytime by choosing an annual or 4-month membership. Do something today for which your future self will thank you! Get the personal attention you deserve. The benefits of a smaller fitness center are motivation, instruction and education -- as we get to know you and your needs. Begin with a fitness analysis and instruction in proper use of all equipment, including weight machine stations, cardio equipment and dumbbells. This new facility has showers, changing rooms and a new atmosphere with windows to brighten up your fitness experience. Begin a membership anytime. NMC student rates and monthly rates are also available. For more info about the Fitness Center, call 995-1379.

  • Seats available: Approximately 77. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  — Maps
  • Course ID =313523707
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerNMC Fitness - Student Annual—2018-08-25 through 2019-08-25$120—Face to FaceView Details

Open Hours: Mon through Thurs, 6 am-8 pm; Fri 6 am-6:30 pm; and Sat, 8 am-noon, located inside North Residence Hall. Join the Fitness Center anytime by choosing an annual or 4-month membership. Do something today for which your future self will thank you! Get the personal attention you deserve. The benefits of a smaller fitness center are motivation, instruction and education -- as we get to know you and your needs. Begin with a fitness analysis and instruction in proper use of all equipment, including weight machine stations, cardio equipment and dumbbells. This new facility has showers, changing rooms and a new atmosphere with windows to brighten up your fitness experience. Begin a membership anytime. NMC student rates and monthly rates are also available. For more info about the Fitness Center, call 995-1379.

  • Seats available: Approximately 100. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  — Maps
  • Course ID =313523732
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerNMC Fitness Center - Public Term 4-month—2019-01-02 through 2019-05-10$100—Face to FaceView Details

This 4-Month Membership lets you work out during open hours: Mon through Thurs, 6 am-8 pm; Fri 6 am-6:30 pm; and Sat, 8 am-noon. The Fitness Center is located inside NMC North Residence Hall. Join anytime by choosing an annual or 4-month membership. Do something today for which your future self will thank you! Get the personal attention you deserve. The benefits of a smaller fitness center are motivation, instruction and education -- as we get to know you and your needs. Begin with a fitness analysis and instruction in proper use of all equipment, including weight machine stations, cardio equipment and dumbbells. This new facility has showers, changing rooms and a new atmosphere with windows to brighten up your fitness experience. NMC student rates and monthly rates are also available. For more info about the Fitness Center, call 995-1379.

  • Seats available: Approximately 93. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  — Maps
  • Course ID =329586254
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerNMC Fitness - Student Term 4-month—2019-01-02 through 2019-05-10$60—Face to FaceView Details

This 4-Month Membership lets you work out during open hours: Mon through Thurs, 6 am-8 pm; Fri 6 am-6:30 pm; and Sat, 8 am-noon. The Fitness Center is located inside NMC North Residence Hall. Join anytime by choosing an annual or 4-month membership. Do something today for which your future self will thank you! Get the personal attention you deserve. The benefits of a smaller fitness center are motivation, instruction and education -- as we get to know you and your needs. Begin with a fitness analysis and instruction in proper use of all equipment, including weight machine stations, cardio equipment and dumbbells. This new facility has showers, changing rooms and a new atmosphere with windows to brighten up your fitness experience. NMC student rates and monthly rates are also available. For more info about the Fitness Center, call 995-1379.

  • Seats available: Approximately 99. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  — Maps
  • Course ID =329589657
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerBikram Yoga (20-class package)—2019-01-02 through 2019-05-10$229—Face to FaceView Details

Start anytime. The 20-class package expires 4 months from your first visit; the 40-class package expires 6 months from your first visit. After enrolling, email Brandon at bkietzman@nmc.edu to begin your class package before attending your first class. In every class, you will experience the original Hot Yoga: 105 degrees, 26 poses and two breathing exercises. Meets for 90 minutes per class on a flexible schedule. There are 26 class meeting times throughout the week, all with supportive, passionate and professionally trained yoga teachers. Classes are offered during the daytime, evening and weekends. New to Bikram Yoga? New students should prepare by viewing the First Timers link at bikramyogatc.com before registering. Pre-requisite: good heart health; participants should not be pregnant. Classes meet at Bikram Yoga Studio (845 S. Garfield Avenue).

  • Seats available: Approximately 17. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  — Maps
  • Course ID =328937879
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerBikram Yoga (40-class package)—2019-01-02 through 2019-05-10$379—Face to FaceView Details

Start anytime. The 20-class package expires 4 months from your first visit; the 40-class package expires 6 months from your first visit. After enrolling, email Brandon at bkietzman@nmc.edu to begin your class package before attending your first class. In every class, you will experience the original Hot Yoga: 105 degrees, 26 poses and two breathing exercises. Meets for 90 minutes per class on a flexible schedule. There are 26 class meeting times throughout the week, all with supportive, passionate and professionally trained yoga teachers. Classes are offered during the daytime, evening and weekends. New to Bikram Yoga? New students should prepare by viewing the First Timers link at bikramyogatc.com before registering. Pre-requisite: good heart health; participants should not be pregnant. Classes meet at Bikram Yoga Studio (845 S. Garfield Avenue).

  • Seats available: Approximately 19. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  — Maps
  • Course ID =328938244
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerAn Introduction to Voiceovers (Online)—2019-01-02 through 2019-05-09$49—OnlineView Details

Begin this online course anytime. After enrolling, email info@voicesforall to begin the course. Explore the fun, rewarding possibilities of the voiceover industry! Discover current trends and how they make it easy and affordable for just about anyone to get involved. You will learn about different types of voiceovers and tools you will need to find success. Your instructor, a professional voice actor from Voices For All, will take notes as you read a real script in this one-on-one video chat setting, and offer some coaching to improve your delivery. You will receive a professional voiceover evaluation later. This is a one-time, 90-minute, introductory class. Learn more at http://www.voicesforall.com/ooo. Actual class dates will be arranged with your instructor. 18 and over.

  • Seats available: Approximately 25. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  — Maps
  • Course ID =328602630
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerBeginning Yoga—2019-01-03 through 2019-02-07$85—Face to FaceView Details

6 Thurs., 5:45-7 p.m., at Yoga for Health Education. Come experience yoga -- a holistic practice benefiting the body, mind and spirit. Learn basic concepts and techniques that you can incorporate to bring balance into your life. Yoga reminds us that life is a stretch on all levels, and regular practice builds both inner and outer strength. Wear loose, comfortable clothing and bring a blanket. Meets at Yoga for Health Education (1200 W. 11th Street).

  • Seats available: Approximately 16. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  — Maps
  • Course ID =328872052
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerKundalini Yoga Fire Series—2019-01-03 through 2019-03-21$189—Face to FaceView Details

12 Thurs., 6:45-8:15 p.m., at Yoga for Health Education. Through a series of dynamic movements, you will gradually raise your Kundalini energy and internal heat to release body tension, clear your mind, and provide an overall feeling of strength, flexibility, and resiliency. The series is powerful but not extreme and can be performed by anyone in good physical condition. Meets at Yoga for Health Education (1200 W. 11th Street).

  • Seats available: Approximately 16. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  — Maps
  • Course ID =328882681
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerFeldenkrais—2019-01-03 through 2019-03-21$139—Face to FaceView Details

12 Thurs., 11:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m., at Yoga For Health Education (1200 W. 11th St. Suite 211, 2nd floor Bldg. 50). Engage your brains plasticity to improve comfort and mobility! Join Alice Brydges to experience a revolutionary approach to improving human function through somatic movement (conscious focus on the internal experience of movement). The Feldenkrais Method® employs a variety of user-friendly movement lessons and a gentle hands-on approach that engages your brains neuroplastic abilities to bring about improvements in flexibility and coordination, and to increase ease and range of motion. Wear loose, comfortable clothing and bring your curiosity to explore from the inside out!

  • Seats available: Approximately 16. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  — Maps
  • Course ID =331137538
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerTwelve O'Clock Toner—2019-01-04 through 2019-04-12$129—Face to FaceView Details

13 Fri., Noon-12:50 p.m. (no class Jan. 18 and March 29), University Center Rm. 213. Join Kim Stevens, exercise guru, for a lunchtime workout to tone and strengthen. Designed for beginners and regular exercisers (work at your own level) who want to improve strength, boost that metabolism, build bone density, and increase endurance. Exercises target all the major muscle groups. Feel better, look better, and get motivated to continue using the skills you develop. Bring light weights and a mat.

  • Seats available: Approximately 2. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =328973818
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerYoga - Beginning and Beyond—2019-01-04 through 2019-03-22$189—Face to FaceView Details

12 Fri., 5:15-6:45 p.m., at Yoga for Health Education. Yoga works through awareness of the body; teaching balance and integration. Discover tools for greater physical, mental and spiritual well-being through principles of breath awareness and deep muscle stretching, strengthening, and relaxation. Beginners and those who have been introduced to yoga are welcome. Wear loose, comfortable clothing and bring a blanket. Meets at Yoga for Health Education (1200 W. 11th Street).

  • Seats available: Approximately 10. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  — Maps
  • Course ID =328881463
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerYoga for Arthritis and Stiff Bodies—2019-01-04 through 2019-03-22$249—Face to FaceView Details

12 Fri., 1-2:30 p.m., at Yoga for Health Education. Come learn easy, helpful techniques of yoga for arthritis and general stiffness. Aside from being helpful for those suffering from arthritis, those who are very stiff from athletics, constant travel, repetitive motion on the job, and high stress can benefit from this special therapeutic class. Appropriate for beginning students and those who have taken yoga before. Wear comfortable clothing. Meets at Yoga for Health Education (1200 W. 11th Street).

  • Seats available: Approximately 1. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  — Maps
  • Course ID =328934324
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerKnitting: The Very Beginning—2019-01-07 through 2019-01-07$39—Face to FaceView Details

Mon., 1:30-4:30 p.m., University Center Rm. 219. Is learning to knit on your bucket list? No more excuses! Enjoy this quick-start lesson that may help you find a new passion for handwork, fiber and color! Learn the basics from casting on, the knit stitch, and finish with a basic bind off. Leave with foundational skills to move ahead and tackle a simple scarf (pattern provided) which provides great practice. You are welcome to phone instructor Lindy Barnes if you have questions about which class fits your skill level: (928) 231-4396. Syllabus and supply list will be sent prior to class.

  • Seats available: Approximately 2. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =329005395
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerYoga - Beginning and Beyond—2019-01-07 through 2019-03-18$149—Face to FaceView Details

11 Mon., 5:45-7 p.m., at Yoga for Health Education. Yoga works through awareness of the body; teaching balance and integration. Discover tools for greater physical, mental and spiritual well-being through principles of breath awareness and deep muscle stretching, strengthening, and relaxation. Beginners and those who have been introduced to yoga are welcome. Wear loose, comfortable clothing and bring a blanket. Meets at Yoga for Health Education (1200 W. 11th Street).

  • Seats available: Approximately 9. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  — Maps
  • Course ID =328881509
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerForever Fit - Session 1 (1-2 hrs week)—2019-01-07 through 2019-03-22$119—Face to FaceView Details

11 weeks, attend 1-2 hours a week, NMC Main Campus, Phys. Ed. Bldg. Try before you buy! We are so sure you will love the Forever Fit classes, you are invited to try as many classes as you want the first week (Jan. 7-11) for FREE! Designed for all ages and fitness levels. For less than $6 an hour (best price around), we will help you achieve your fitness goals. The American Council on Exercise recommends some form of physical activity daily to maintain a healthy lifestyle. Over the course of a week, activity should include aerobics, resistance training, core strengthening, and overall flexibility--and our classes offer these and more! Sign up for the number of hours per week you wish to participate, then attend the days and times and you choose. The Forever Fit winter and spring packages each have 19+ hours a week of exercise classes for you! Schedule is subject to small changes.

  • Seats available: Approximately 18. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  — Maps
  • Course ID =328938803
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerForever Fit - Session 1 (3-4 hrs week)—2019-01-07 through 2019-03-22$159—Face to FaceView Details

11 weeks, attend 3-4 hours a week, NMC Main Campus, Phys. Ed. Bldg. Try before you buy! We are so sure you will love the Forever Fit classes, you are invited to try as many classes as you want the first week (Jan. 7-11) for FREE! Designed for all ages and fitness levels. For less than $6 an hour (best price around), we will help you achieve your fitness goals. The American Council on Exercise recommends some form of physical activity daily to maintain a healthy lifestyle. Over the course of a week, activity should include aerobics, resistance training, core strengthening, and overall flexibility--and our classes offer these and more! Sign up for the number of hours per week you wish to participate, then attend the days and times and you choose. The Forever Fit winter and spring packages each have 19+ hours a week of exercise classes for you! Schedule is subject to small changes.

  • Seats available: Approximately 41. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  — Maps
  • Course ID =328938799
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerForever Fit - Session 1 (5-6 hrs week)—2019-01-07 through 2019-03-22$195—Face to FaceView Details

11 weeks, attend 5-6 hours a week, NMC Main Campus, Phys. Ed. Bldg. Try before you buy! We are so sure you will love the Forever Fit classes, you are invited to try as many classes as you want the first week (Jan. 7-11) for FREE! Designed for all ages and fitness levels. For less than $6 an hour (best price around), we will help you achieve your fitness goals. The American Council on Exercise recommends some form of physical activity daily to maintain a healthy lifestyle. Over the course of a week, activity should include aerobics, resistance training, core strengthening, and overall flexibility--and our classes offer these and more! Sign up for the number of hours per week you wish to participate, then attend the days and times and you choose. The Forever Fit winter and spring packages each have 19+ hours a week of exercise classes for you! Schedule is subject to small changes.

  • Seats available: Approximately 44. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  — Maps
  • Course ID =328939006
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerHealthy Indulgence—2019-01-08 through 2019-01-08$79—Face to FaceView Details

Tues., 6-9 p.m., Great Lakes Campus, Rm. 251. Everyone loves Italian food, but traditional dishes are heavy in wheat and cheese that can leave you feeling stuffed and lethargic. With simple substitutions you can enjoy this classic cuisine and feel satisfied and energetic. Learn through hands-on practice and recipe demos, the benefits of adding more plant-based foods to your diet, and how easy that can be. Prepare and sample Italian-inspired dishes that will thrill your taste buds including an appetizer, salad, entree, and dessert. Bring containers to take home any creations you do not sample in class.

  • Seats available: Approximately 2. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Great Lakes  — Maps
  • Course ID =328970825
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerBeginning Yoga—2019-01-08 through 2019-03-19$149—Face to FaceView Details

11 Tues., 5:45-7 p.m., at Yoga for Health Education. Come experience yoga -- a holistic practice benefiting the body, mind and spirit. Learn basic concepts and techniques that you can incorporate to bring balance into your life. Yoga reminds us that life is a stretch on all levels, and regular practice builds both inner and outer strength. Wear loose, comfortable clothing and bring a blanket. Meets at Yoga for Health Education (1200 W. 11th Street).

  • Seats available: Approximately 15. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  — Maps
  • Course ID =328872101
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerSunrise Flow Yoga—2019-01-08 through 2019-03-19$129—Face to FaceView Details

11 Tues., 7:30-8:30 a.m., at Yoga for Health Education. An energetic wake me, shake me flow of yoga postures arranged in an intelligent sequence, transitioning from one to the next, steadily building intensity, creating strength and flexibility and quieting the mind. Learn to use the breath to maximize your potential on all levels. This class is for continuing yoga students and well-conditioned, athletic individuals. Meets at Yoga for Health Education (1200 W. 11th Street).

  • Seats available: Approximately 10. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  — Maps
  • Course ID =328882584
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerGentle Yoga—2019-01-08 through 2019-03-19$129—Face to FaceView Details

11 Tues., 10:15-11:30 a.m., Phys. Ed. Rm. 120. Find out why so many have found that yoga improves flexibility, strength, posture and balance, as well as physical and spiritual wellness. Gentle Yoga is designed for people of any level of physical ability who prefer a more mindful, gentle practice. Wear comfortable clothing.

  • Seats available: Approximately 4. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  — Maps
  • Course ID =330550866
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerMeditation: Beginning and Advancing—2019-01-09 through 2019-03-20$109—Face to FaceView Details

11 Wed., Noon-1 p.m., at Crooked Tree Yoga Studio inside Epiphany East Salon (M-72 in Acme). As a widely recommended part of a healthy lifestyle -- even brief periods of meditation practice can reduce the effects of stress, boost immune function, improve overall health, and help balance emotions. Seated in a chair, you will learn meditation techniques and breath exercises. Includes discussion around the meditation experience, and the maturing of the mind.

  • Seats available: Approximately 8. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  — Maps
  • Course ID =328975402
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerBeginning Cross-Country Skiing—2019-01-09 through 2019-01-16$49—Face to FaceView Details

2 Wed., 1-2:30 p.m., at Timber Ridge Nordic Center (4050 Hammond Rd. East). Crazy as it sounds, winter in Northern Michigan is great fun when you get out and enjoy the snow. And cross-country skiing is a key way to do it! Are you interested, yet a little intimidated by skiing? Starting on flat, easy terrain you will learn the stride-and-glide technique of classical skiing. Fundamental speed control, stopping, turning, and pole use is covered to enhance your comfort on skis. Topics include an overview of the sport, equipment, no-wax vs. waxing skis, clothing, comfort, and safety. Come prepared to ski. If needed, rentals are available at Brick Wheels or at Timber Ridge (call ahead).

  • Seats available: Approximately 9. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  — Maps
  • Course ID =329012423
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerIntroduction to Skate Skiing —2019-01-10 through 2019-01-17$49—Face to FaceView Details

2 Thurs., 1-2:30 p.m., at Timber Ridge Nordic Center (4050 Hammond Rd. East). Geared towards newcomers, this most dynamic Nordic discipline is taught in laymens terms with emphasis on having fun while building confidence. You will learn the techniques of weight exchange and poling and get tips for waxing and dressing. Experience in the classical technique is recommended and you should be fit enough to meet the demands of a rigorous, yet slow-paced workout. If you enjoy hiking, bicycling or jogging, this sport will be your ticket to winter health and fun. Come prepared to ski. If needed, rentals are available at Brick Wheels or at Timber Ridge (call ahead).

  • Seats available: Approximately 10. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  — Maps
  • Course ID =329012755
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerSocial Partner Dancing—2019-01-11 through 2019-02-22$95—Face to FaceView Details

7 Fri., 7-8:45 p.m., Phys. Ed. Dance Rm. 120. Maybe you have always wanted to dance, already love to dance, or have a wedding or event coming up where dancing is expected. Here is a Friday night fun answer. Learn to connect with your partner and be able to dance to any kind of music -- to listen, lead, follow, to trust, and to support your partner and become a much better dancer. Explore specific dance styles including swing, jitterbug, slow-dancing, and waltz which can be used anywhere from ballrooms to weddings to nightclubs to a romantic evening at home. For beginners and those wanting to develop the next stage of their dancing style. No partner necessary. Wear slippery-soled shoes.

  • Seats available: Approximately 2. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  — Maps
  • Course ID =329015933
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerMid-day Meditation —2019-01-11 through 2019-03-22$95—Face to FaceView Details

11 Fri., 12:15-12:45 p.m., Dennos Museum Center. Are you rushing from one thing to the next? Do not have time for meditation? Then this 30-minute class is for YOU! The time is now. Join experienced instructor, Margaret Bennett, to learn this life changing practice. With a busy mind that does not like sitting still and quiet, this class will gently bring you into the space with guided meditation and other strategies that make it easier. Find clarity and calm the effects of stress on the body. Come as you are; we will meditate seated in chairs. Increase the benefits of this class by also enrolling in Chair Yoga which follows at 1 p.m.

  • Seats available: Approximately 12. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  — Maps
  • Course ID =328975607
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerChair Yoga—2019-01-11 through 2019-03-22$109—Face to FaceView Details

11 Fri., 1-1:45 p.m. Dennos Museum Center. Be the best version of yourself -- come explore your potential with yoga! Enjoy the benefits of the essential elements of yoga in seated position. Yoga improves flexibility, posture, balance and spiritual and mental wellness. Practice a variety of yoga poses and discover the rewards of gentle stretches, postures and relaxation through breathing and meditation. All levels and abilities are welcome. Meets in the Dennos Museum. Increase the benefits of this class by also enrolling in Mid-Day Meditation which precedes it at 12:15 p.m.

  • Seats available: Approximately 12. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  — Maps
  • Course ID =330567217
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerWatercolor Painting I—2019-01-14 through 2019-05-01$445—Face to FaceView Details

15 Mon and Wed, 5:30-7:30 pm, Fine Arts Rm. 130. Learn to paint in watercolor and discover the use of washes, creative effects, elements of landscape, experimental painting, and color mixing. Some of the subjects covered are landscape, buildings, flowers, still-lifes, and portraits. We also discuss framing and learn to cut a mat for our artwork. All levels of painting (beginner to advanced) accommodated. For this course, you will need your NMC ID and Password before the first class (available through NMC Helpdesk, 231-995-3020). Can also be taken for academic credit.

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: Main campus  — Maps
  • Course ID =324419127
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerDigital Graphics Design I - Adobe Illustrator—2019-01-14 through 2019-05-01$510—Face to FaceView Details

15 Mon and Wed, 3:10-5:10 pm, Beckett Bldg. Rm. 204. You will learn basics of using Adobe Illustrator to create vector objects and layouts for print and interactive environments. Discover how to create and manipulate shapes, and work with type, color, gradients, fills and strokes. Learn how to work with spot and process colors, create die lines for packaging, and other basic design principles. Prep files for print and choose the correct color space for various applications. The Adobe Certified Associate Exam for Illustrator is included in the cost. For this course, you will need your NMC ID and Password before the first class (available through NMC Helpdesk, 231-995-3020). May also be taken for academic credit.

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: Main campus  — Maps
  • Course ID =324418776
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerSwing, Latin, and Slow Dancing—2019-01-14 through 2019-03-06$239—Face to FaceView Details

8 Mon. and Wed., 7-9 p.m., Phys. Ed. Rm. 120. Experience a fun form of recreation/exercise/growth through many styles of partner dancing including swing/jitterbug, slow dancing, tango, waltz, salsa, mambo, blues and more. Learn to connect with a partner and dance to any kind of music in any situation: from dances and parties, to clubs and weddings. Wear slippery-soled shoes. No partner necessary.

  • Seats available: Approximately 21. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  — Maps
  • Course ID =329015897
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerZumba (Lite)—2019-01-14 through 2019-02-04$49—Face to FaceView Details

4 Mon., 10-10:50 a.m., Phys. Ed. Bldg. Rm. 120. This 50-minute Zumba class will energize your body and mind! Enjoy low to no impact with slower and easier to follow moves compared to a typical Zumba class. The music and instructor will have you smiling, laughing and maybe even humming along to the beautiful world tunes of Salsa, Cumbia, Hip Hop and more. Zumba your way into the new year!

  • Seats available: Approximately 7. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  — Maps
  • Course ID =328956636
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerDigital Imaging - Adobe Photoshop—2019-01-14 through 2019-05-01$510—Face to FaceView Details

15 Mon and Wed, 1-3 pm, Beckett Bldg. Rm. 204. Learn to use Adobe Photoshop, a photo manipulation tool, to create images for print and web. Learn how to use layers, effects, filters, masks and selection techniques for image editing. Incorporate type and vector objects into bitmap layouts. Explore color management, restore damaged images, automate tasks, and choose the proper color space for print and web applications. For this course, you will need your NMC ID and Password before the first class (available through NMC Helpdesk, 231-995-3020). Cost does not include text. May also be taken for academic credit.

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: Main campus  — Maps
  • Course ID =324419110
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerSupport Group for Mental Illness —2019-01-14 through 2019-03-18$1—Face to FaceView Details

10 Mon., 6-7:30 p.m. at The Porch (747 E. 8th St.) You are not alone on this journey. Join a compassionate group of friends and find immediate support in caring for a loved one with mental illness. Share and listen to each other in a safe and confidential space in this peer-led group for family members of individuals living with mental illness. Understand local resources that are available to you and your family. Learn communication skills that will benefit your relationship with your entire family. Discover how to advocate for services. NAMI (National Alliance for Mental Illness) is the nations largest grassroots organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions affected by mental illness. Meets at The Porch, 747 E. 8th St. The support group is free, but registration is required. Register online at www.nmc.edu/ees and use Discount Code: FREE or call (231) 995-1700.

  • Seats available: Approximately 17. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  — Maps
  • Course ID =333305759
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerNMC Grand Traverse Chorale—2019-01-14 through 2019-04-29$90—Face to FaceView Details

15 Mon, 7:30-9:30 pm, Fine Arts Rm. 115. This large, mixed (SATB) choral ensemble is open to all community members and college students with past choral experience. The Grand Traverse Chorale provides its members with an educational experience and personal enrichment made possible through singing quality choral literature selected from antiquity through the 21st century with an emphasis on large masterworks. Performance excellence is principal to the purpose of the ensemble. The Grand Traverse Chorale performs throughout the semester and frequently performs with the Traverse Symphony Orchestra. May also be taken for academic credit. To arrange an audition, email jecobb@nmc.edu.

  • Seats available: Approximately 25. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  — Maps
  • Course ID =324418690
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerNMC Chamber Singers—2019-01-14 through 2019-05-01$99—Face to FaceView Details

15 Mon and Wed, 5:30-7 pm, Fine Arts Rm. 115. This mixed (SATB) choral ensemble is open to community members and college students with past choral experience. The Chamber Singers provide an educational and personal enrichment experience made possible through singing quality choral literature with an emphasis on newer works and works for small choral ensembles. Performance excellence is principal to the purpose of the ensemble. The Chamber Singers perform throughout the semester and frequently perform with the Traverse Symphony Orchestra. May also be taken for academic credit. To arrange an audition, email jecobb@nmc.edu.

  • Seats available: Approximately 9. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  — Maps
  • Course ID =324418710
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerNMC Jazz Band—2019-01-14 through 2019-04-29$90—Face to FaceView Details

15 Mon, 7:30-9:30 pm, Dennos Museum Center, Milliken Stage. Open to community members and college students, the NMC Jazz Band is a course for the performer with a focus on big band jazz ensemble techniques and styles. A wide range of jazz styles are covered including swing, be-bop, ballads, rock/fusion and Latin. Some improvisation is explored, and always encouraged, though it is not the main focus. A minimum of one concert will be performed each semester and all members are required to attend and participate in all scheduled performances. Details for rehearsals and performances announced in class. May also be taken for academic credit. New students should arrange an audition; email LSears@nmc.edu for information.

  • Seats available: Approximately 9. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  — Maps
  • Course ID =324418662
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerNMC Jazz Band—2019-01-14 through 2019-04-29$90—Face to FaceView Details

15 Mon, 5:30-7:30 pm, Dennos Museum Center, Milliken Stage. Open to community members and college students, the NMC Jazz Band is a course for the performer with a focus on big band jazz ensemble techniques and styles. A wide range of jazz styles are covered including swing, be-bop, ballads, rock/fusion and Latin. Some improvisation is explored, and always encouraged, though it is not the main focus. A minimum of one concert will be performed each semester and all members are required to attend and participate in all scheduled performances. Details for rehearsals and performances announced in class. May also be taken for academic credit. New students should arrange an audition; email LSears@nmc.edu for information.

  • Seats available: Approximately 10. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  — Maps
  • Course ID =324418696
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerVocal Jazz Ensemble—2019-01-14 through 2019-04-29$110—Face to FaceView Details

15 Mon, 7-9 pm, Dennos Museum Center, Milliken Stage. This small ensemble of voices of men and women rehearses and performs vocal jazz works. Develop skills in vocal jazz styles, blending harmonies, microphone technique, and jazz theory. May also be taken for academic credit. New students should arrange an audition; email mdavis@nmc.edu for information.

  • Seats available: Approximately 16. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =324418895
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerCeramics I—2019-01-15 through 2019-05-02$475—Face to FaceView Details

15 Tues and Thurs, 3:10-5:10 pm, Fine Arts Rm. 135. This introductory course develops hand-building skills and basic ceramic design skills. Gain technical skills by completing hand-building projects that include sets, complex shapes (made from multiple shapes), relief, pouring vessels and a detailed sketchbook that includes research and design focused on each project. Cost does not include text. May also be taken for academic credit.

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: Main campus  — Maps
  • Course ID =324418146
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerCeramics I—2019-01-15 through 2019-05-02$475—Face to FaceView Details

15 weeks, Tues and Thurs, 1-3 pm, Fine Arts Rm. 135. This introductory course develops hand-building skills and basic ceramic design skills. Gain technical skills by completing hand-building projects that include sets, complex shapes (made from multiple shapes), relief, pouring vessels and a detailed sketchbook that includes research and design focused on each project. Cost does not include text. May also be taken for academic credit.

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: Main campus  — Maps
  • Course ID =324418655
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerPainting I—2019-01-15 through 2019-05-02$445—Face to FaceView Details

15 Tues and Thurs, 5:30-7:30 pm, Fine Arts Rm. 130. Take a formalistic approach to drawing in line, form, space and techniques with emphasis on color. Projects explore several media, especially oils and acrylics. All levels accommodated. For this course, you will need your NMC ID and Password before the first class (available through NMC Helpdesk, 231-995-3020). Cost does not include text. May also be taken for academic credit.

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: Main campus  — Maps
  • Course ID =324417948
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerNoon HIIT Interval Training—2019-01-15 through 2019-03-07$109—Face to FaceView Details

7 Tues. and Thurs., 12:10-12:45 p.m. (no class Feb. 12 and 14), Phys. Ed. Bldg. Rm. 120. Want to burn more calories, lose more fat and improve your cardiovascular fitness by just exercising 35 minutes? High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) involves short periods of maximum intensity exercise separated by periods of low to moderate intensity. Briefly pushing yourself beyond the upper limit of your aerobic exercise zone increases calorie burn during and after each session, and fat-burning potential by boosting your resting metabolism for up to 24 hours. Bring water, fitness mat and a towel.

  • Seats available: Approximately 9. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  — Maps
  • Course ID =328972610
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerPilates Fusion—2019-01-15 through 2019-03-05$85—Face to FaceView Details

7 Tues., 5:45-6:45 p.m. (no class Feb. 12), Phys. Ed. Bldg. Rm. 120. Pilates Fusion fuses Yoga and balance training with traditional mat Pilates. Work your entire body without heavy weights, high impact jumping or extreme movements that can irritate your joints. Pilates is known for promoting intense core strengthening, while Yoga sculpts and stretches your body and mind. Both forms of exercise promote balance and alignment of major muscle groups. All fitness levels are accommodated during this fun class. Bring a yoga mat, water and hand towel. Shoes are optional. Join the fun!

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: Main campus  — Maps
  • Course ID =328969755
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerTae Kwon Do (Karate) I & II—2019-01-15 through 2019-04-23$125—Face to FaceView Details

14 Tues., 5:30-7:30 p.m. (no class March 26), Phys. Ed. Bldg. Gym. Become acquainted with the philosophy of Tae Kwon Do, and learn basic blocks, punches, kicks, stances, and self-defense techniques while developing self-awareness and confidence. All levels accommodated. Minimum age is 16 (youth course is available).

  • Seats available: Approximately 18. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  — Maps
  • Course ID =329013262
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerTae Kwon Do--Black Belt—2019-01-15 through 2019-04-23$125—Face to FaceView Details

14 Tues., 5:30-6:30 p.m. (no class March 26), Phys. Ed. Bldg. Gym. This special advanced workout focuses on point style free sparring along with emphasizing the use of both hands and feet equally in free sparring. Prerequisite is black belt or equivalent training. Minimum age is 16.

  • Seats available: Approximately 15. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  — Maps
  • Course ID =329603565
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerManaging and Organizing Your Digital Photos—2019-01-15 through 2019-01-15$49—Face to FaceView Details

Tues., 1-4 p.m., University Center Rm. 205. If you are shooting digital photos, you need to know how to store, retrieve, and work with them on your computer. Learn how to keep your photos organized in the file management system on your computer or in cloud-based photo sharing systems. Review important file naming conventions. Gain understanding of procedures to transfer, move and share photos. This class focuses on personal computers using the windows operating system.

  • Seats available: Approximately 5. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =328958649
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerConversational Spanish: Beginning and Beyond—2019-01-15 through 2019-03-19$135—Face to FaceView Details

9 Tues., 6-8 p.m., Beckett Bldg. Rm. 136. This NEW progressive course is tailored for your success -- whether you are a beginning or continuing level student. In a unique learning atmosphere, those new to Spanish will learn the basics (pronunciation, basic speaking skills, listening and comprehension useful to the traveler who wishes to communicate on a social level with Spanish speakers), and gain confidence from the instructor and more advanced students. Continuing Spanish language learners will further master comprehension and communication while engaging with each other and beginning level students. Cost includes practice packets and a new text book (level determined at first class).

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: Main campus  — Maps
  • Course ID =328849131
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerMusic Appreciation—2019-01-15 through 2019-05-02$363—Face to FaceView Details

15 Tues and Thurs, 11:20 am-12:50 pm, Fine Arts Rm. 115. We will survey Western European classical music from the medieval period to the present. Examine the important composers and musical compositions from each period of music while listening to these great works and discussing the elements that made them come alive and move hearts through the ages. Experience the soothing Gregorian Chant of the Medieval period, the lively music of Renaissance, the motion and ornamentation of the Baroque style, the refinement and maturity of the Classical era, the stirring emotion of the Romantic period, and the many harmonic and rhythmic surprises of 20th century music. You do not need to have a music background to enjoy and succeed in this class. May also be taken for academic credit. Text is not included.

  • Seats available: Approximately 1. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  — Maps
  • Course ID =324418424
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerNMC Concert Band—2019-01-15 through 2019-04-30$90—Face to FaceView Details

15 Tues, 7-9 pm, Dennos Museum Center, Milliken Stage. Join the band! This large ensemble is made up of community musicians and college students who play a traditional band instrument. In addition to becoming more proficient with your instrument, you will have an opportunity to perform significant concert and symphonic band repertoire through rehearsals and in two concerts per semester. To be eligible, you will need at least high school level competency on a wind or percussion instrument. May also be taken for academic credit. An audition or personal interview with the conductor may be required for placement in the ensemble. Please email brumbaughpat@nmc.edu for audition information.

  • Seats available: Approximately 10. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  — Maps
  • Course ID =324417912
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerUnderstanding Your Grief—2019-01-16 through 2019-03-20$1—Face to FaceView Details

10 Wed., 4-6 p.m., University Center Rm. 215/217. When someone you love dies, it can be hard to understand your complex and painful thoughts and feelings. Munson Hospice is offering this FREE 10-session program with Sharon A. Neumann, compassionate facilitator and Munson Hospice Bereavement Coordinator and Grief Recovery Specialist. Explore and understand ten touchstones that are essential physical, emotional, cognitive, social and spiritual actions that help in the healing process. The 10-week workshop is free, but registration is required. Register online at www.nmc.edu/ees and use Discount Code: FREE or call (231) 995-1700.

  • Seats available: Approximately 7. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =333306213
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerChicken Cookery—2019-01-17 through 2019-01-17$79—Face to FaceView Details

Thurs., 6-9 p.m., Great Lakes Campus, Rm. 251. Chicken is inexpensive, versatile, quick to prepare and high in protein--all good reasons why it winds up on the dinner table more often than any other meat. Whichever cut of chicken you prefer, get tips and tricks for whipping up delicious chicken dishes from learning how to spatchcock a whole chicken to fancier dishes including Chicken and Shrimp Paella, Thai Chicken Curry, Chicken Breast with Chili-Rub and Mango Salsa and more. Infuse new life into a weeknight staple! Bring take-home containers for anything you do not sample in class.

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: Great Lakes  — Maps
  • Course ID =328972321
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerRadiant Lotus Women's Qigong—2019-01-17 through 2019-03-14$99—Face to FaceView Details

9 Thurs., 5:30-6:30 p.m., at Munson Community Health Center Classroom D (550 Munson Ave.) <br><br>As women, we are natural nurturers and often take better care of our loved ones than ourselves. Pulled by the myriad demands of life, we may even lose sight of our needs. Whether you are undergoing a health challenge and want to learn how to accelerate healing; or have a desire to reduce stress, improve mental focus and physical fitness, Radiant Lotus Womens Qigong program can help you rediscover yourself in a whole new way. Learn gentle, non-invasive movements to relax your body, calm your mind, and let your Spirit soar! Beginners welcome.

  • Seats available: Approximately 6. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  — Maps
  • Course ID =328977723
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerUp North Pasties —2019-01-22 through 2019-01-22$79—Face to FaceView Details

Tues., 6-9 p.m., Great Lakes Campus, Rm. 251. You have eaten these hand-held pies traditionally found in the Upper Peninsula and now you can find out how to create your own! Discover how to make traditional English Cornish Pasties, a yeast-free pastry dough filled with a savory meat mixture. You will also make a sweet Michigan apple filling. Learn quick and easy short-cut methods to try at home and gain tips on freezing these pies. Enjoy the fruits of your labor in class and bring a container to take home one or two to share with family and friends.

  • Seats available: Approximately 5. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Great Lakes  — Maps
  • Course ID =328973932
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerLearn to See As an Artist Sees--and You Can Draw as an Artist Draws—2019-01-22 through 2019-02-26$129—Face to FaceView Details

6 Tues., 3:30-5:30 p.m., University Center Rm. 219. Drawing has very little to do with natural talent and everything to do with learning how to see the way an artist sees. Learn why you draw the way you do and discover a step-by-step method that teaches accessing the right side of the brain. Yes, you can learn to draw! Bring an inexpensive 11 x 14 inch drawing pad, two pencils, and a kneaded eraser.

  • Seats available: Approximately 17. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =333318598
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerGrant Basics—2019-01-23 through 2019-01-23$49—Face to FaceView Details

Wed., 6-8:30 p.m., University Center Rm. 215. Foundations, state, and federal entities offer funding opportunities for a variety of purposes. Learn to identify your needs, clarify your purpose, and articulate it in a written format. Look at the grant development process, its components, and terminology. Discover what grant writing is all about in this overview session and leave knowing where to start in developing a grant proposal.

  • Seats available: Approximately 6. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =328960899
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerGetting the Most Out of Your iPad—2019-01-23 through 2019-01-23$49—Face to FaceView Details

DATE & ROOM CHANGE: NOW Wed, FEB. 20, 1-4 pm, Wed., University Center Rm. 219. The Apple iPad brings lightweight mobile computing that extends beyond the convenience of a laptop. See how iPads and iPhones can interact and increase your access to work, entertainment, information and family. Discover what your iPad can do to replace your PC, how to access remote data, and download and use applications. Learn about connections like Bluetooth, WiFi and cellular networks, and how they improve your access to information, videos, music and the world. Bring your fully charged iPad to class for hands-on experience.

  • Seats available: Approximately 4. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =328958747
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerGreat Flavors of Spain —2019-01-24 through 2019-01-24$79—Face to FaceView Details

Thurs., 6-9 p.m., Great Lakes Campus, Rm. 251. Spain is a food lovers paradise. Create a menu which highlights delicious seasonal flavors in every bite. Our meal starts with a salad composed of ingredients from many geographical regions of the country: clementines, Chinchon liqueur, anchovies, black olives and Marcona almonds. You will bake a pork tenderloin in sea salt and season it with herbs, Spanish olive oil, and Jamon Serrano. To accompany this, we will create a classic potato salad that includes carrots, peas, and Spanish tuna. Our meal is complete with a delicious apple in La Rioja Vino sauce topped with ice cream! Bring containers to take home any creations you do not sample in class.

  • Seats available: Approximately 3. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Great Lakes  — Maps
  • Course ID =328973978
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerMaximizing Social Security—2019-01-24 through 2019-01-24$29—Face to FaceView Details

Thurs., 6-8 p.m., Beckett Bldg. Rm. 136. For many Americans, Social Security is the single largest asset they have in retirement, and greater than 90% of all recipients do not maximize their Social Security benefits. Advance planning is essential and the decisions you make today can have a tremendous impact on the total amount of benefits you stand to receive over your lifetime. This educational workshop will provide you with much needed information to help you understand the system, coordinate spousal and survivor benefits, manage taxes, and maximize your personal benefits. Whether you are single, married, divorced or widowed, there may be many ways to maximize the lifetime Social Security benefits you receive. Please join your host, Dennis Prout, Certified Financial Planner and Master Elite Advisor with Ed Slott and Associates for this informative financial planning class. A guest may attend with you at no additional charge. Extra workbooks are available for $6 at class.

  • Seats available: Approximately 6. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  — Maps
  • Course ID =329015836
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerQuickBooks: Introduction to the Online Version (QBO)—2019-01-25 through 2019-02-01$119—Face to FaceView Details

2 Fri., 9 a.m.-Noon, Beckett Bldg. Rm. 217. Get started with Quickbooks Online (QBO) in this hands-on, instructor-led class. Designed for the small, fast-paced businesses where portability is essential, QBO provides practical use on multiple devices. The cost includes a free one-year subscription so we can guide you through the download and set-up process, orient you to the Homepage and show you how to navigate the application. Learn to set up your company, manage customers and vendors, record transactions, take care of banking, and run reports.

  • Seats available: Approximately 14. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  — Maps
  • Course ID =328957632
Course ClosedKnitting: Beginning and Beyond—2019-01-28 through 2019-02-11$89—Face to FaceView Details

3 Mon., 1-4 p.m., University Center Rm. 215. Whether you are brand new to knitting or a knitter with some experience who wants to up your skill level, this is for you! Beginners will learn the basic foundations of knitting. You will knit a sampler using the basic stitches and learn what some of the knitting abbreviations mean and how to read a simple pattern. We will discuss different types of yarn and what those needle sizes really mean. If you are beyond the very beginner level and want to take your knitting up a notch or two, please contact the instructor with your ideas. If anyone has questions or concerns, please phone instructor Lindy Barnes (928) 231-4396. Syllabus and supply list will be sent prior to class.

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =329005472
Leadership Skill-Building: Be a Positive Leader—2019-01-29 through 2019-01-29$59—Face to FaceView Details

Tues., 6-8:30 p.m., University Center Rm. 213. Learn how leading with a positive mindset creates a great company culture and strong bonds among team members. Leave with a skill set to have difficult conversations that have positive results. This course will leave you feeling happy and energized to lead others.

  • Seats available: Approximately 16. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =328721921
Duck 101—2019-01-29 through 2019-01-29$79—Face to FaceView Details

Tues., 6-9 p.m., Great Lakes Campus, Rm. 251. Gain confidence in preparing duck in your own kitchen and dispel adjectives including fatty, gamey and tough. Adam Raupp, Chef de Cuisine at Mission Table/Jolly Pumpkin, will demonstrate the basic butchery of poultry and how to make use of all components in a variety of ways. Then learn how to prepare dishes from the same bird including seared duck breast, confit thigh, pâté and basic stock. Pick up new techniques and discover an appreciation for this menu item. Bring containers to take home any creations you do not sample in class.

  • Seats available: Approximately 8. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Great Lakes  — Maps
  • Course ID =328974133
Sell Like an eBay Pro—2019-01-29 through 2019-01-29$49—Face to FaceView Details

Tues., 5:30-8:30 p.m., University Center Rm. 219. Sell on eBay with confidence! This fun and practical workshop begins with an overview of eBay basics. You will walk through the steps of selling safely and profitably. Discover important tips and tricks for researching the potential value of your items, writing descriptions, posting pictures, monitoring bidding, and shipping efficiently to maximize your success!

  • Seats available: Approximately 10. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =328957694
Behind the Screen--The Network that Runs Your Cellphone! —2019-01-29 through 2019-01-31$45—Face to FaceView Details

Tues. and Thurs., 2-4 p.m., University Center Rm. 205. Explore the science and network behind your mobile phone. Discover an intangible public resource selling for $500 billion, fascinating challenges of fraud and security, clever engineering, and occasional Byzantine complexity. In pivotal places you will find a risqué actress and a man from Petoskey. Get ready to dust off your high school physics and get a glimpse of the next cellular network. Fair warning: this is not a how-to-use-your-phone course --it is all about learning how it works!

  • Seats available: Approximately 18. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =333307376
Course ClosedPresident Trump's Foreign Policy —2019-01-29 through 2019-01-29$49—Face to FaceView Details

Tues., 1-4 p.m., University Center Rm. 207. After two years in office, the Presidents foreign policy has begun to emerge more clearly. We will look at the most dangerous threats the U.S. faces and the topics that are being neglected. The focus will include relations with China, Russia, Iran, Turkey, the EU/NATO and our trade policies. Read President Trumps UN speech on September 25, 2018 (available online at no charge).

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =333320838
Pottery Techniques—2019-01-30 through 2019-03-20$225—Face to FaceView Details

8 Wed., 5:30-8:30 p.m., Fine Arts Pottery Studio Rm. 135. Beginners through advanced students -- try all of the techniques and materials available in the NMC Ceramics Lab. You will work with wheel throwing, hand-building, and glazing. Open studio hours will be available on weekends for experimentation.

  • Seats available: Approximately 4. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  — Maps
  • Course ID =329011293
Earned Income for Your Nonprofit—2019-01-30 through 2019-02-06$69—Face to FaceView Details

2 Wed., 1-4 p.m., University Center Rm. 07. Is your nonprofit dependent on gifts, grants, and donations? Do you wish you had a stable revenue stream to help drive your mission? An earned income venture may be just what you are looking for! But, which venture is right for your organization? Come find out in this two-session course with Mary Manner. In session one you will learn how to build and test hypotheses about your idea and customer base, and develop a value proposition and your ability to communicate the concept. In session two, you will gain tools for building your financial business model, learning from your customers, and evaluating your organizations capacity to undertake an earned income venture.

  • Seats available: Approximately 21. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =328602700
Getting the Most Out of Your iPhone—2019-01-30 through 2019-01-30$49—Face to FaceView Details

Wed., 1-4 p.m., University Center Rm. 212. Learn how to use your iPhone as your calendar, your address book, your computer, and even your personal assistant. From identifying function buttons and settings, to using Safari to access the internet and everything in between, you will discover tips and techniques to get the most out of this powerful smart phone. Bring your fully charged iPhone to class for hands-on experience.

  • Seats available: Approximately 7. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =328958720
How to Avoid a Knee Replacement—2019-01-30 through 2019-01-30$39—Face to FaceView Details

Wed., 1-4 p.m., University Center Rm. 209. Got knee pain? Want to get rid of it without medications, injections or surgery? Join Dr. Andrew Gorecki, physical therapist and owner of Superior Physical Therapy, to learn natural ways to diminish knee pain and heal the ligaments, muscles and joints affecting the knee--EVEN if you have been told that surgery is the only answer! Find out the #1 biggest mistake knee pain sufferers make. Try easy to do self-treatment, learn how to determine the cause, and discover three easy exercises or treatments to relieve pain.

  • Seats available: Approximately 8. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =331097218
Fiction and Memoir: Building Strong Storylines—2019-01-30 through 2019-02-27$115—Face to FaceView Details

5 Wed., 4-6 p.m., University Center Rm. 218. Whether you are writing fiction or memoir, how do you keep your readers engaged, turning the pages, and anxious to find out what happens next? In a workshop format, examine how the pros do it, and what strategies and structures can strengthen your storyline. Practice these strategies through in-class and out-of-class optional writing assignments. You will also be invited to read and share your writing, if desired, with the other members of the class. Enjoy the collaboration of learning from and with each other in a constructive and encouraging environment.

  • Seats available: Approximately 16. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =328849472
The Future of Eating—2019-01-31 through 2019-01-31$79—Face to FaceView Details

Thurs., 6-9 p.m., Great Lakes Campus, Rm. 251. Sous vide? Foam? Spherification? What do these mean? Modernist Cuisine! Thanks to modernism, you will try things you have not tasted before and savor things you did not even know existed. Develop a basic understanding of the art and science of Modernist Cuisine in this demo and hands-on cooking class. Explore the newest techniques in laboratory-inspired cooking and learn how Modernist Cuisine is forever changing the way we look at food. Bring containers to take home any creations you do not sample in class.

  • Seats available: Approximately 3. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Great Lakes  — Maps
  • Course ID =328975480
Crochet Basics—2019-02-01 through 2019-02-08$59—Face to FaceView Details

2 Fri., 9:30 a.m.-noon, University Center Rm. 211. Discover the art of crocheting! From learning how to hold the crochet hook and yarn correctly to how to read a pattern, you will make a sampler dishcloth in the first class. Building on the basic chain stitch, single and double crochet, you will crochet in circles and squares for the second class and make an updated granny square. Leave with new skills and confidence to try a project on your own. All materials are provided.

  • Seats available: Approximately 7. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =329011468
Miller Creek Snowshoe Adventure —2019-02-01 through 2019-02-01$29—Face to FaceView Details

Fri., 1-3 p.m., Meet at trailhead behind Aldi Food (3123 West S. Airport Rd., TC). Get off the couch for a morning of meaningful exploration and hearty exercise. Following a brief discussion, head to the woods to discover the easy-access nature reserve and enjoy the company of like-minded people. Your 1.6 mile trek brings you close to the geologic shoreline of Lake Algonquin where you will learn a bit of history. Meet at the trailhead behind Aldi Food Market (3123 South Airport Dr., TC). Bring your own snowshoes. This course qualifies toward the Naturalist Certificate.

  • Seats available: Approximately 5. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  — Maps
  • Course ID =330087439
Opera Notes: High Cs Carmen and La Fille de Regiment —2019-02-01 through 2019-02-01$25—Face to FaceView Details

Fri., 1-3 p.m., University Center Rm. 214. Will Carmens love cause happiness or destruction? How will Marie in love affect the Regiment? Contrast Bizets classic masterpiece to Donizettis comic bel canto opera. Enrich, enliven and expand your New York Metropolitan Opera HD simulcasts at the State Theatre by attending insightful opera briefings beforehand. Through story, song and video you will become familiar with the tales on and off stage, enhancing the opera experience. Operas will be shown on a date following the class; purchase your own opera tickets and check show times directly from the State Theatre: www.stateandbijou.org.

  • Seats available: Approximately 12. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =333319990
Course ClosedDog Training: Communication Fundamentals—2019-02-02 through 2019-03-09$99—Face to FaceView Details

6 Sat., 10:30-11:30 a.m., Aero Park Labs Bldg. 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 =334565911
Dog Training: Continuing—2019-02-02 through 2019-03-09$99—Face to FaceView Details

6 Sat., Noon-1 p.m., Aero Park Labs Bldg. Rm. E/F/G/H. 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 2. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Aero Park  — Maps
  • Course ID =334565948
Puppy Training 101—2019-02-02 through 2019-03-09$125—Face to FaceView Details

6 Sat., 9-10 a.m., Aero Park Labs Bldg. Rm. E/F/G/H. 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 will 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 7. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Aero Park  — Maps
  • Course ID =334565917
Understanding Your Car —2019-02-02 through 2019-02-09$59—Face to FaceView Details

2 Sat., 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m., NMC Automotive Tech Bldg. Lab Rm. 111. 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 =329013547
Guitar 101—2019-02-04 through 2019-02-11$39—Face to FaceView Details

2 Mon., 7:30-8:30 p.m., Traverse City Guitar Company. You have always wanted to play the guitar or you thought it would be fun to try but never got around to it…now is your chance to give it a go! Here you will get the basics in a fun, informative way. Learn basic chords (and what a chord is) and strum patterns, and play a few songs with a light amount of music reading and theory mixed in. Leave with resources for continued practice. Bring that old guitar that has been sitting in the closet. Meets at Traverse City Guitar Company (322 E. Front St., TC.)

  • Seats available: Approximately 5. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  — Maps
  • Course ID =328844783
Beginning Ukulele—2019-02-04 through 2019-02-11$39—Face to FaceView Details

2 Mon., 6-7 p.m., Traverse City Guitar Company. Learn how to play the ukulele! In just two sessions, you will learn basic chords and strums and work on four simple songs. You will get hands-on instruction, learn how to tune and maintain your instrument, and get resources for further learning. You will need to bring your own ukulele and purchase the book Ukulele Primer for Beginners with DVD by Bert Casey. Both are available at Traverse City Guitar Company, where the class meets (322 E. Front St., TC.)

  • Seats available: Approximately 13. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  — Maps
  • Course ID =328844884
Getting the Most from Your Android Tablet or Phone—2019-02-05 through 2019-02-05$49—Face to FaceView Details

Tues., 5:30-8:30 p.m., University Center Rm. 06. Android is the powerful system behind all mobile devices other than iPads and iPhones. Learn to use your Android device efficiently. You will discover setting options, identify function buttons, enter and share contacts, download programs, upload pictures, and navigate through programs and apps. Discover tips and techniques to get the most out of these powerful mobile devices. Bring your fully charged device to class for hands-on experience.

  • Seats available: Approximately 12. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =328817454
Grant Resources—2019-02-06 through 2019-02-06$49—Face to FaceView Details

Wed., 6-8:30 p.m., University Center Rm. 08. Explore ways to locate grant funders potentially interested in your project or program. Learn how to search a variety of resources including the web and publications. Leave with a sense of direction, practical tips, and resources to find funding opportunities that fit your need and purpose. Basic computer skills are helpful, but not required.

  • Seats available: Approximately 7. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =328960944
FAA Remote Pilot Test Preparation (Online NMC Aviation)—2019-02-06 through 2019-03-20$499—OnlineView Details

Registration Deadline for this self-paced online course is Feb. 4. This course prepares you to take the FAA Part 107 Remote Pilot written exam, which upon successful completion will certify you as a Commercial Drone Operator! This license is required by the FAA for conducting drone operations such as aerial photography, movie making, industrial inspections, emergency response, agriculture monitoring and more. It covers drone regulations, airspace, weather, aeronautical charts and safety practices. Work at your own pace (approx. 25 hours online); but complete by May 4, 2019. You will not be completely alone; your instructor is available via email, phone or office visit to help you through the process. Fee does not include cost of the FAA test which can be taken at the FAA testing center at NMC Aero Park Campus or any FAA Testing Center nationwide and is typically around $150. Register by February 4; course will begin shortly after that date. For more info, call (231) 995-2925.

  • Seats available: Approximately 29. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  — Maps
  • Course ID =328580174
Course ClosedA French Bistro Seafood Supper —2019-02-07 through 2019-02-07$79—Face to FaceView Details

Thurs., 6-9 p.m., Great Lakes Campus, Rm. 251. Learn methods and techniques to make an unpretentious, uncomplicated, and casual Bistro dinner. The menu begins with a luscious Lemon Caper Aioli for dipping delicious crab cakes. Then, create a smooth Orange Champagne Sauce to accompany seared salmon, served alongside truffle-infused mashed potatoes. Find out how to cook brussels sprouts while keeping the crunch. End the evening with a sweet baked Apple Tarte Tatin. Bring containers to take home any creations you do not sample in class.

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: Great Lakes  — Maps
  • Course ID =328975552
FAA Remote Pilot Certification (Drone) Test Preparation: 2-Day Classroom Version—2019-02-07 through 2019-02-08$749—Face to FaceView Details

Thurs. and Fri., 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Parsons-Stulen Bldg. Rm. 112. Get paid to fly a drone! This 2-day in-person classroom training will prepare you to take the FAA Part 107 Remote Pilot certification written test. This certification is required by the FAA to legally conduct commercial operations utilizing a Drone. Learn about drone regulations, weather, aeronautical charts, airspace, emergency procedures and more. After completion of the course, you will be ready to take the FAA written test to become certified. The test is typically around $150 and can be taken at any FAA testing center. The NMC testing center is at the Aero Park Campus.

  • Seats available: Approximately 12. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Aero Park  — Maps
  • Course ID =328545348
Better Stories by Design: Crafting Narratives that Stick—2019-02-08 through 2019-02-08$49—Face to FaceView Details

Fri., 9 a.m.-Noon, University Center Rm. 07. Story is the basis of human connection. The best stories, the ones we tell again and again, contain a basic structure that makes them sticky. These stories interrupt, surprise, compel and spur to action. Becoming a great storyteller is an art, but also requires a process and good hard work. Come learn by doing and begin the process of crafting your compelling personal or professional story.

  • Seats available: Approximately 17. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =328602717
Course ClosedValentine Cookie Decorating with Kids (Adult and Child age 8+)—2019-02-09 through 2019-02-09$69—Face to FaceView Details

Sat., 10 a.m.-noon, Great Lakes Campus, Rm. 251. Celebrate the season of love with a decorating party for you and your child! Spend time with your favorite little sweetheart and learn how to create beautiful, professional looking cookies using royal icing. Have fun making edible delights in whimsical designs including traditional hearts and fun punny Valentines. Discover piping and flooding techniques using tinted royal icing, colored sugars, and other decorative items. Cookies, take-home container and all other materials are provided. Cost includes one adult and one child; REGISTER ONLY THE ADULT.

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: Great Lakes  — Maps
  • Course ID =328975622
Valentine Cookie Decorating with Kids (Adult and Child age 8+)—2019-02-09 through 2019-02-09$69—Face to FaceView Details

Sat., 1-3 pm, Great Lakes Campus, Rm. 251. REGISTER ONLY THE ADULT; Cost includes one adult and one child. Celebrate the season of love with a decorating party for you and your child! Spend time with your favorite little sweetheart and learn how to create beautiful, professional looking cookies using royal icing. Have fun making edible delights in whimsical designs including traditional hearts and fun punny Valentines. Discover piping and flooding techniques using tinted royal icing, colored sugars, and other decorative items. Cookies, take-home container and all other materials are provided. Cost includes one adult and one child.

  • Seats available: Approximately 7. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Great Lakes  — Maps
  • Course ID =342379773
Partner Dancing Made Easy—2019-02-10 through 2019-02-10$35—Face to FaceView Details

Sun., 5-8 p.m., Phys. Ed. Dance Rm. 120. Become a better dancer! Tired of trying to learn complicated dance steps? Enjoy parties and weddings with user-friendly approaches to moving on the dance floor. In a fun and relaxed atmosphere, you will learn basic moves for various kinds of music. Designed for beginners and dancers with any amount of experience. No partner necessary. Wear slippery-soled shoes.

  • Seats available: Approximately 28. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  — Maps
  • Course ID =328852630
DIY Bath and Body Products—2019-02-12 through 2019-02-12$59—Face to FaceView Details

Tues., 6-9 p.m., Great Lakes Campus, Rm. 112. Not familiar with the many ingredients in your store-bought bath and body products? Be assured of the ingredients you use on your body by making them yourself. Identify plants, flowers, essential oils, and herbs that you can use to create herbal bath teas, scented milk bath powders, solid perfume, moisturizing cream, and lip balms. Making these products at home will save you half the cost of store-bought products and they are twice as much fun to make. All ingredients and take-home containers are supplied.

  • Seats available: Approximately 11. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Great Lakes  — Maps
  • Course ID =329011420
Starting a Business Workshop—2019-02-12 through 2019-02-12$1—Face to FaceView Details

Tues., 8:30-11 a.m., University Center Rm. 209. Are you in the beginning stages of starting a business, in need of capital, or simply considering self-employment? This fast-paced workshop format helps you assess your ability to lead and manage a company and evaluate market and sales potential for your product/service. Explore the fundamentals of writing a business plan. Other topics covered include determining concept feasibility, start-up costs, financing options, and the basics of business planning, along with other necessary steps to launch your business. The $59 cost of this class is underwritten by Small Business Development Center (SBDC). Completion of this workshop provides access to meeting with an SBDC consultant one-on-one. The workshop is free, but registration is required. Register online at www.nmc.edu/ees and use Discount Code: FREE or call (231) 995-1700.

  • Seats available: Approximately 1. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =328721533
Making Meals that Heal —2019-02-12 through 2019-02-12$65—Face to FaceView Details

Tues., 6-8:30 p.m., Great Lakes Campus, Rm. 251. Select one, two, or all three classes. Each one features different foods. Feb. 12: breakfast meals, side dishes, tea tasting. March 5: soups, salads, dressings, healthy fats. April 16: main dishes, family meal planning. Are you ready to increase your energy and transform your health with a nutrient-packed meal plan? Join registered dietitian Carol Bell to learn how to create easy, colorful and delicious meals that harness the healing power of food. You will find the inspiration and tools to shift from eating processed foods to an anti-inflammatory meal plan that doctors are recommending. We will create and sample tasty foods that connect cooking to health.

  • Seats available: Approximately 8. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Great Lakes  — Maps
  • Course ID =328976403
Israel/Palestine Documentary & Lecture Series Part 1: Killing the Dream —2019-02-12 through 2019-02-12$49—Face to FaceView Details

Tues., 1-4 p.m., University Center Rm. 07. Twenty-five years since the signing of the Oslo Agreement, and the two sides seem farther than ever from settling their conflict. How did the secret talks leading to the Agreement happen; how did they overcome the key obstacles and what caused their eventual failure? In this Part I of the class, Jack Segal will lead a discussion of the events that led up to the Oslo Agreement. Then, you will watch the HBO documentary, The Oslo Diaries. Jack Segal was Political/Military Counselor at the US Embassy in Tel Aviv from 1988-1991. His duties included regular visits to Gaza and frequent contacts with Israeli and Palestinian leaders.

  • Seats available: Approximately 13. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =333354101
Beginning Yoga—2019-02-13 through 2019-03-20$85—Face to FaceView Details

6 Wed., 10-11:15 a.m., at Yoga for Health Education. Come experience yoga -- a holistic practice benefiting the body, mind and spirit. Learn basic concepts and techniques that you can incorporate to bring balance into your life. Yoga reminds us that life is a stretch on all levels, and regular practice builds both inner and outer strength. Wear loose, comfortable clothing and bring a blanket. Meets at Yoga for Health Education (1200 W. 11th Street).

  • Seats available: Approximately 18. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  — Maps
  • Course ID =328872131
More iPhone—2019-02-13 through 2019-02-13$49—Face to FaceView Details

Wed., 1-4 p.m., University Center Rm. 209. Build on the skills you gained in the first iPhone course. Expand the functionality of your device as you learn its multi-tasking capabilities. Discover air drop, how to take screen shots, keyboard short cuts, dictation, printing, photo editing and more. Learn how you can adjust Siri settings and get the most from your voice commands. It is helpful to have taken Getting the Most Out of Your iPhone, but not required. Bring your fully charged iPhone.

  • Seats available: Approximately 10. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =328958743
Course ClosedMichigan Mammals Up Close —2019-02-13 through 2019-02-13$55—Face to FaceView Details

Wed., 6-8:30 p.m., Health and Science Bldg. Rm. 115. When the bears head to their dens this winter, explore the fascinating adaptations of Michigan mammals in the comfort of the lab using NMCs collection. Examine specimens up close and in your hands. We will check out hair, teeth, feet and wings to see how they make various mammals well suited for their environments. You will dissect an owls pellet and find out what it ate. You will learn to identify several species of smaller mammals, some of which you may never have seen before. This course qualifies toward the Naturalist Certificate.

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: Main campus  — Maps
  • Course ID =330134394
Rotator Cuff and Shoulder Pain—2019-02-13 through 2019-02-13$39—Face to FaceView Details

Wed., 1-4 p.m., University Center Rm. 218. Attention shoulder pain sufferers! Do you suffer from persistent shoulder pain? Have you been told that you have a rotator cuff tear? If you are looking for a natural solution to shoulder pain and want to avoid medications, injections and surgery, then this class is for you! Join Dr. Andrew Gorecki, physical therapist and owner of Superior Physical Therapy, to learn natural ways of healing your shoulder. Try easy to do self-treatment, learn how to determine the cause, and discover three easy exercises or treatments to relieve pain.

  • Seats available: Approximately 8. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =330613306
Retirement Secrets -- Your Best is Yet to Come—2019-02-13 through 2019-02-20$69—Face to FaceView Details

2 Wed., 6-9 p.m., Great Lakes Campus, Rm. 101. Nearing retirement? Already retired? Many things can threaten your ability to outlive your assets and retire well -- ¬the big three being healthcare, inflation and income taxes. Learn to navigate the critical issues that a retiree must deal with. You will learn how to plan for a predictable and sustainable income, minimize taxes on your IRAs, maximize social security benefits, and avoid estate planning mistakes. We will also discuss long-term care concerns and what investments are appropriate in different situations. Materials provided. Your spouse or guest attends free.

  • Seats available: Approximately 14. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Great Lakes  — Maps
  • Course ID =334570141
The People Problem —2019-02-14 through 2019-03-21$89—Face to FaceView Details

6 Thurs., 2-4 p.m., University Center Rm. 218. When you and I were born, the population of the world was in the range of two billion. Today, we are over 7.6 billion and growing by 83 million every year. Join the discussion as the course explores global population growth and its influence on resources, access to food and fresh water, transportation, trade, jobs, income, health, education and other topics. What will the future hold? A population data sheet from the Population Reference Bureau will be included as part of our study and discussion.

  • Seats available: Approximately 20. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =333368998
Introduction to Quickbooks/Quickbooks Pro 2018 (desktop version)—2019-02-15 through 2019-03-08$199—Face to FaceView Details

4 Fri., 9 a.m.-Noon, Beckett Bldg. Rm. 217. Learn how to set up your company on QuickBooks for your small business accounting. Learn to create invoices, receipts and statements; track your payables, inventory and receivables; create estimates; and generate reports. Bring your questions about QuickBooks. Prerequisite: working knowledge of Windows and basic keyboarding skills. Includes text.

  • Seats available: Approximately 10. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  — Maps
  • Course ID =328957689
LIFE Lunch - A Sweet Journey into the Origins of Chocolate—2019-02-15 through 2019-02-15$10—Face to FaceView Details

Fri., Noon-1:30 p.m., University Center Rm. 215/217. Bring your lunch and we will provide riveting topics and together we will enjoy the lunch-and-learns. Beverages and dessert are provided. In celebration of Valentines Day, explore the origins of the worlds most favorite treat - CHOCOLATE - with Jody Hayden of Grocers Daughter Chocolate in Empire. Jody will guide you through the cacao farms of Ecuador with fun stories and photos. She will share experiences from her many visits to the small scale farming families who grow cacao for scrumptious treats at Grocers Daughter Chocolate. Learn about their unique trading model and, of course, enjoy a sampling of chocolate. Bring a sack lunch; beverages and dessert are provided. Pre-registration is required.

  • Seats available: Approximately 50. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =334996596
Pizza Party Around the World (Grades 5-8)—2019-02-16 through 2019-02-16$69—Face to FaceView Details

Sat., 1-4 p.m., Great Lakes Campus, Rm. 251. For this childrens class, you will discover that thin crust, or deep dish, veggie or meat, any way you slice it--pizza is a crowd pleaser. You probably think of Italy when you hear the word, but pizza is actually quite the international star. Spend a Saturday mastering the art of rolling, kneading, mixing and forming your own dough from scratch in a professional culinary kitchen. Learn proper knife handling, slicing, and chopping skills. Using key ingredients from around the world, you will make a Greek pizza, Indian pizza with a Naan crust, and a Thai chicken pizza. It is easy to make a variety of unique flavors for your own international pizza party! Bring containers to take home any creations you do not sample in class.

  • Seats available: Approximately 7. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Great Lakes  — Maps
  • Course ID =328977739
Continuing Ukulele—2019-02-18 through 2019-02-25$39—Face to FaceView Details

2 Mon., 6-7 p.m., Traverse City Guitar Company. Join the group for more ukulele fun. Refine your skills, learn new songs, and share your experiences learning more about this fun instrument. You will build on the fundamentals obtained in the Beginning Ukulele course. Bring your ukulele. Meets at Traverse City Guitar Company (322 E. Front St., TC.)

  • Seats available: Approximately 15. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  — Maps
  • Course ID =328844907
Rigid Heddle Weaving—2019-02-19 through 2019-02-26$95—Face to FaceView Details

2 Tues., 5:30-8:30 p.m., University Center Rm. 212. Are you curious about hand weaving, but not ready to invest in a large loom? Rigid heddle looms are portable, less expensive and easy to use. Learn the simplest method of warping your loom. You will learn how to make plain weave, the most basic and versatile weave structure. Become familiar with weaving vocabulary, how to finish your project, and how to make design decisions for your next project. A supply list will be mailed prior to the first class. You need your own rigid heddle loom. A limited number of looms are available to rent for $15 from the instructor; contact her prior to class to reserve one (517) 282-8565 or nmcray@mac.com.

  • Seats available: Approximately 7. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =329010538
Kimchi Kamp! —2019-02-19 through 2019-02-19$89—Face to FaceView Details

Tues., 6-9 p.m., Great Lakes Campus, Rm. 251. Salty, tangy, spicy and crunchy, kimchi will be your new favorite condiment. Join Chef Simon Joseph as he explains how easy it is to make one of the worlds greatest ferments at home. Eat it straight out of the jar. It is a natural probiotic that promotes digestive health. Or, add kimchi to your favorite recipe to quickly transform humble ingredients into a tasty meal. This class will include instruction on the preparation of ingredients, how the right environment is key, and sampling of side dishes made with kimchi. Leave with a better understanding of lacto fermentation, a basic kimchi recipe that can be built upon, and a jar of kimchi (the jar is the secret to great kimchi) that the class created!

  • Seats available: Approximately 14. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Great Lakes  — Maps
  • Course ID =328977716
Beginning Russian —2019-02-19 through 2019-04-09$119—Face to FaceView Details

7 Tues., 5:30-7:45 p.m. (no class March 26), University Center Rm. 215. Give yourself a leg-up in Russian whether you want to enhance your traveling experience or simply enjoy learning a new language. Guided by Irina Grougan, a native Russian speaker (born and grew up in the Soviet Union), emphasis will be on pronunciation, vocabulary building, basic grammar, and conversation. Gain a wonderful window into Russian culture while practicing basic reading, speaking, and writing skills. The required text, The Everything Learning Russian Book, may be purchased at the NMC Bookstore (995-1285).

  • Seats available: Approximately 8. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =328849329
8 Skills to Lead Today's Workforce—2019-02-20 through 2019-02-20$69—Face to FaceView Details

Wed., 6-8:30 p.m., University Center Rm. 216. The old ways of managing are not effective in the world of today. If you are new to leadership or looking for ideas to lead an ever-changing workforce, this workshop is for you. These 8 skills will fundamentally change the way you see your role as a leader. This Leadershift will shed new light on what it means to successfully lead people and an organization. Includes a skills workbook that you can use to immediately implement the techniques discussed.

  • Seats available: Approximately 15. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =328721955
The Art of Home-Made Maple Syrup—2019-02-20 through 2019-02-20$39—Face to FaceView Details

Wed., 6-9 p.m., Parsons-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 will 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 18. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Aero Park  — Maps
  • Course ID =329013577
Cut the Cord: TV/Media Access without Cable—2019-02-20 through 2019-02-20$39—Face to FaceView Details

Wed., 1-3 p.m., University Center Rm. 209. What is cord cutting? And why are so many younger people doing it? Are you tired of paying high cable and satellite TV prices? Learn how to cut the cord and still have lots of viewing options. Learn about online streaming and the devices and methods that make it work. Save hours of researching the multitude of choices out there, and get the info you need here instead. Join the revolution, cut the cord, and save money.

  • Seats available: Approximately 4. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =328958761
Course ClosedBirds Up Close—2019-02-20 through 2019-02-20$45—Face to FaceView Details

Wed., 6:30-9 p.m., Health and Science Bldg. Rm. 117. When the robins head south and the chickadees huddle in the evergreens, explore the fascinating adaptations of Michigans birds in the comfort of the science lab. Using the incredible NMC collection of over 100 specimens, you will examine a broad variety of birds up-close and in your hands. Compare different groups like ducks, hawks, songbirds, owls, and woodpeckers to see how they are well suited for their environments. This course qualifies toward the Naturalist Certificate.

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: Main campus  — Maps
  • Course ID =330145249
Great Decisions in US Foreign Policy 2019 -- Part 1—2019-02-20 through 2019-03-13$59—Face to FaceView Details

4 Wed., 3-5 p.m., University Center Rm. 214. Prepare to discuss the world! Join this lively discussion group that explores eight significant global concerns. Great Decisions briefing books, published by the Foreign Policy Association, are the primary resource. 2019 topics include: Refugees and Global Migration, The Middle East-Regional Disorder, Nuclear Negotiations--Back to the Future, The Rise of Populism in Europe, Decoding U.S./China Trade, India and Its Neighbors, Cyber Conflicts and Geopolitcs, The United States and Mexico: Partnership Tested, and State of the State Department and Diplomacy. The guide materials provide thought-provoking analyses complemented by updates and video segments. Register for the 9-week series or either segment. Briefing books (texts) are available in the EES office for $20. Please read the first topic prior to session one.

  • Seats available: Approximately 6. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =333367841
Great Decisions in US Foreign Policy 2019 -- Parts 1 & 2—2019-02-20 through 2019-04-24$109—Face to FaceView Details

9 Wed., 3-5 p.m., University Center Rm. 214. Prepare to discuss the world! Join this lively discussion group that explores eight significant global concerns. Great Decisions briefing books, published by the Foreign Policy Association, are the primary resource. 2019 topics include: Refugees and Global Migration, The Middle East-Regional Disorder, Nuclear Negotiations--Back to the Future, The Rise of Populism in Europe, Decoding U.S./China Trade, India and Its Neighbors, Cyber Conflicts and Geopolitcs, The United States and Mexico: Partnership Tested, and State of the State Department and Diplomacy. The guide materials provide thought-provoking analyses complemented by updates and video segments. Register for the 9-week series or either segment. Briefing books (texts) are available in the EES office for $20. Please read the first topic prior to the first class.

  • Seats available: Approximately 8. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =334942278
Knitting in the Round: Cabled Hat—2019-02-21 through 2019-02-28$79—Face to FaceView Details

2 Thurs., 1-5 p.m., University Center Rm. 215. Learn to knit in the round using one circular needle (the Magic Loop technique) plus learn to knit simple cables on your hat using a cable needle. By the end, you will have completed a warm winter hat using cables as the design. If you already know how to knit in the round using the Magic Loop technique and are coming for the Cable technique, you may, if you wish, begin knitting the brim (cuff) of the hat before class (contact the instructor for Cast On instructions). Once you learn the basics of simple cables, you can knit cables in any pattern. Pattern is provided. Please phone instructor Lindy Barnes with any questions or concerns (928) 231-4396. Supply list will be sent prior to class.

  • Seats available: Approximately 6. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =329007912
Watercolors: Try It Out!—2019-02-21 through 2019-02-21$59—Face to FaceView Details

Thurs., 6-9 p.m., Great Lakes Campus, Rm. 112. Do you want to try watercolor painting? It is hard to paint without supplies. Let us provide the supplies AND your first lesson! Paint side-by-side with award-winning watercolor artist, Adam VanHouten, as he explores and demonstrates how paint, paper, and water work together. Walk away with two small paintings and a world of possibilities. Unleash the creative artist that lies within you. All materials are provided.

  • Seats available: Approximately 13. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Great Lakes  — Maps
  • Course ID =329005260
Journal-Keeping in Nature —2019-02-21 through 2019-02-21$49—Face to FaceView Details

Thurs., 9:30 a.m.-noon, University Center Rm. 213. Deepen your experience of the out-of-doors by keeping a journal. Add insights to your observations and wisdom to your wandering. Join author Karen Anderson for a discussion of journal keeping in nature--with tips, prompts, and sample writings from famous naturalists including Annie Dillard, Peter Matthiessen, Aldo Leopold, and Terry Tempest Williams. Create an original personal record of your outdoor experiences that you can turn to and return to for a lifetime. Bring a notebook and a favorite writing implement. This course qualifies towards the Naturalist Certificate.

  • Seats available: Approximately 12. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =330232557
RMDs - Taxes - and the Effect on Social Security—2019-02-21 through 2019-02-21$45—Face to FaceView Details

Thurs., 6-9 p.m., Beckett Bldg. Rm. 136. What makes age 70 ½ so significant? Starting with the year of turning age 70 ½ you must begin taking withdrawals from your tax-deferred retirement accounts, including traditional IRAs and your 401(k). These are known as Required Minimum Distributions, or RMDs. If you are at or near retirement age, you will soon have to pay taxes on your IRAs and other tax-deferred savings accounts. Taxes on RMDs can be a major burden … unless you know how to protect yourself. Learn the simple strategies and new tax code and how it may affect you. Please join your host, Dennis Prout, Certified Financial Planner and Master Elite Advisor with Ed Slott and Associates for this informative financial planning class. A guest may attend with you at no additional charge.

  • Seats available: Approximately 20. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  — Maps
  • Course ID =334570161
Israel/Palestine Documentary & Lecture Series Part 2: Since Failure of Oslo Agre—2019-02-26 through 2019-02-26$49—Face to FaceView Details

Tues., 1-4 p.m., University Center Rm. 07. Twenty-five years since the signing of the Oslo Agreement, and the two sides seem farther than ever from settling their conflict. Review the events that doomed the Oslo Agreement and the numerous attempts to revive it. Jack Segal will explain how the Palestinian and Israeli societies have changed. Then, discuss how the Trump Administration has redefined the rules of the game.

  • Seats available: Approximately 14. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =333379845
Course ClosedUnderstanding Your DSLR Camera—2019-02-26 through 2019-02-26$49—Face to FaceView Details

Tues., 5:30-8:30 p.m., University Center Rm. 214. Digital Single Lens Reflex (DSLR) and the newer mirror-less cameras are far more complex than ordinary point and shoot cameras. Learn how to identify and adjust the most commonly used functions of your DSLR camera. Gain understanding of exposure basics and clarify many of your cameras settings such as exposure and focus modes, how your camera thinks, adding lenses, the basic computer skills required to get the most out of your camera, and much more. Bring your DSLR camera with a fully charged battery, a memory card, your user manual, and your questions. Not suitable for point and shoot cameras.

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =328980034
In Dark Places: Writing the Mystery Novel—2019-02-26 through 2019-03-19$99—Face to FaceView Details

4 Tues., 6:30-8:30 p.m., University Center Rm. 217. Follow Elizabeth Buzzelli, local acclaimed writer, into the dark places where mysteries are born. Consider all parts of the mystery -- murder, forensics, procedure, the amateur sleuth, dark story, police detective -- and learn how to write each one. Limited to 12 students who are determined to see their work published and are willing to write, then read their work to the class. The only prerequisite is for the writer to love mysteries, read widely in the genre, and come with a determination to write a publishable novel!

  • Seats available: Approximately 8. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =328849502
Increasing Your Nonprofit Board Performance —2019-02-27 through 2019-02-27$49—Face to FaceView Details

Wed, 1-4 pm, University Center Rm. 07. As a nonprofit leader, you know that the performance of your board is vital to success. But what does effective board performance look like? And how can you help the board become more effective? This three-hour course offers tips and tools to increase the performance of a nonprofit Board of Directors. Learn about board self-assessment tools and how to use them. Gain an understanding of the importance of board orientation and development, and how both help to increase performance long-term.

  • Seats available: Approximately 40. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =342379620
Password Management 101—2019-02-27 through 2019-02-27$39—Face to FaceView Details

Wed., 10 a.m.-Noon, University Center Rm. 212. Tired of losing or forgetting your passwords? Frustrated when it is necessary to change passwords and come up with new ones? In this short, to the point workshop, you will get a system to create, record and save your passwords in one spot, safely and securely. Learn about the apps available to manage your passwords and keep your mind at ease and your information secure.

  • Seats available: Approximately 8. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =328817318
Just for the Halibut—2019-02-28 through 2019-02-28$89—Face to FaceView Details

Thurs., 6-9 p.m., Great Lakes Campus, Rm. 251. Halibut is the worlds premium white-fleshed fish and wildly popular with all kinds of chefs. Learn how to sauté, grill, and poach this fine fish of the sea. Pick up techniques for keeping fish from sticking to the pan or grill and how to tell when it is done--every time. Take your culinary skills up a notch by exploring the modernist concept of sous vide or cooking under vacuum. Then, discover how to do it at home without buying expensive equipment. Explore how to appropriately pair halibut with different fruits, vegetables, herbs, and spices. Learn various plating methods to impress your friends! Bring containers to take home any creations you do not sample in class.

  • Seats available: Approximately 11. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Great Lakes  — Maps
  • Course ID =328978558
Images of Women in the Bible —2019-02-28 through 2019-03-14$59—Face to FaceView Details

3 Thurs., 10 a.m.-noon, University Center Rm. 219. The image of women in the Bible has been filtered through both the Patriarchal society in which the texts were written and ongoing interpretation through the centuries. Take a fresh look beyond the texts to discover the voices of women. From Miriam to Mary of Magdala, you will explore the settings, stories, and lives of real people with something to say.

  • Seats available: Approximately 15. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =333320021
Knitting: The Very Beginning—2019-03-02 through 2019-03-02$39—Face to FaceView Details

Sat., 1:30-4:30 p.m., University Center Rm. 213. Is learning to knit on your bucket list? No more excuses! Enjoy this quick-start lesson that may help you find a new passion for handwork, fiber and color! Learn the basics from casting on, the knit stitch, and finish with a basic bind off. Leave with foundational skills to move ahead and tackle a simple scarf (pattern provided) which provides great practice. You are welcome to phone instructor Lindy Barnes if you have questions about which class fits your skill level: (928) 231-4396. Syllabus and supply list will be sent prior to class. <br><br>

  • Seats available: Approximately 2. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =329005411
Woodworking: Build a Windsor Rocking Chair—2019-03-02 through 2019-03-03$395—Face to FaceView Details

Sat. and Sun., 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Aero Park Labs, Woodshop Rm. C/D. Windsor furniture represents woodworking at its best. Only basic skills and simple hand tools are required to create a beautiful Windsor comb-back rocking chair that will comfort for a lifetime. Learn to shape the seat and parts from simple squares of hardwood. Gain experience working with a variety of hand tools, wedging through joints, and leveling furniture with uneven legs. No prior woodworking experience is required; and tools are provided. All materials to make your project are included in the cost. Leave with a completed chair that will become a family heirloom. We will break each day for lunch on your own.

  • Seats available: Approximately 6. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Aero Park  — Maps
  • Course ID =329011244
Whole Foods Workshop—2019-03-02 through 2019-03-02$75—Face to FaceView Details

Sat., 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Great Lakes Campus, Rm. 251. Would you like to get quick, nutritious meals on the table each night? Join Chef Ali Lopez, health and cooking coach, to learn the basics of a whole foods lifestyle and a demonstration of some of her favorite recipes including kale salad and magical Dal! Learn how to reduce your dependence on processed foods, find out how to choose seasonal ingredients, and recognize nutrient-rich foods. Explore ways to navigate the market or produce aisle, stock a healthy pantry, and discover the secrets of batch cooking. Demonstration, discussion, and tasting.

  • Seats available: Approximately 12. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Great Lakes  — Maps
  • Course ID =328974371
Self Defense for Women—2019-03-02 through 2019-03-16$119—Face to FaceView Details

3 Sat., 9 a.m.-Noon, Phys. Ed. Bldg. Gym. The best defense is a good offense. Good outcomes happen because we do what we must to prepare ahead of time. Your personal defense is no different. Knowing how you will handle a situation before it occurs, and being able to handle it with confidence, puts you far ahead of the curve. Come learn about self-awareness and awareness of your surroundings, and practice hands-on self-defense techniques. Use the weeks between each class session to review, practice and lock in your skills, because practice matters. Wear comfortable clothing and gym shoes and discover the strength you have inside!

  • Seats available: Approximately 15. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  — Maps
  • Course ID =328973916
Partner Dancing Made Easy—2019-03-03 through 2019-03-03$35View Details

Sun., 5-8 p.m., Phys. Ed. Dance Rm. 120. Become a better dancer! Tired of trying to learn complicated dance steps? Enjoy parties and weddings with user-friendly approaches to moving on the dance floor. In a fun and relaxed atmosphere, you will learn basic moves for various kinds of music. Designed for beginners and dancers with any amount of experience. No partner necessary. Wear slippery-soled shoes.

  • Seats available: Approximately 34. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  — Maps
  • Course ID =328868056
Basic Music Reading for Ukulele and Guitar —2019-03-04 through 2019-03-11$39—Face to FaceView Details

2 Mon., 6-7 p.m., Fine Arts Bldg. Rm. 102. Whether you are new to an instrument like the Ukulele, or would like a music reading refresher, this course will help you broaden your musical experience. Learn how music works as you review music theory. Gain understanding of basic components of music commonly found on the staff. Translate the music from the sheet to notes to sing or on the instrument (we will use the Ukulele for our instrument in class). Learn about chords, musical keys, scales, and modes. Some instruments will be on hand; bring a Ukulele if you have one.

  • Seats available: Approximately 14. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  — Maps
  • Course ID =328844939
Edit Photos Like a Pro—2019-03-04 through 2019-03-11$99—Face to FaceView Details

Mon/Wed/Mon, March 4, 6, and 11, 6-8:30 p.m., Fine Arts Bldg. Rm. 120. Learn how so many professional photographers take their photos from good to GREAT! Secrets are revealed as you work through an entire workflow with professional photographer, Dan Carlson. You will import photos, sort and rate, edit, then export images for use, in this hands-on class. The adaptable software, Adobe Lightroom, offers amazing features including extensive organization options, RAW editing, non-destructive adjustments and more. Give your images that highly sought-after pop and punch. It is recommended to download the free trial version of Adobe Lightroom before class and give it a brief overview.

  • Seats available: Approximately 16. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  — Maps
  • Course ID =328992511
Exploring Watercolors—2019-03-05 through 2019-03-19$115—Face to FaceView Details

3 Tues., 6-8:30 p.m., Great Lakes Campus, Rm. 112. Expand your artistic ability while exploring the watercolor painting. Through demonstration and hands-on practice, you will learn a variety of techniques like taking advantage of the white of the paper or the ability to lift paint to gain the desired color value. Adapt to the spontaneous nature of the medium while learning to control the movements of water paint on the paper. Bring a sketch or black and white photograph to use as a reference. Includes all other materials.

  • Seats available: Approximately 13. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Great Lakes  — Maps
  • Course ID =329005285
Crochet Basics—2019-03-05 through 2019-03-12$59—Face to FaceView Details

2 Tues., 5:30 p.m.-8 p.m., University Center Rm. 211. Discover the art of crocheting! From learning how to hold the crochet hook and yarn correctly to how to read a pattern, you will make a sampler dishcloth in the first class. Building on the basic chain stitch, single and double crochet, you will crochet in circles and squares for the second class and make an updated granny square. Leave with new skills and confidence to try a project on your own. All materials are provided.

  • Seats available: Approximately 9. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =329011518
Course ClosedPrintmaking Explorations—2019-03-05 through 2019-03-12$135—Face to FaceView Details

Tues/Thurs/Tues, March 5, 7, and 12, 5:30-8:30 p.m., Fine Arts Bldg. Rm. 132. Join renowned artist, Glenn Wolff, to gain the fundamental workings of a printmaking studio. Learn how to prepare a block and plate for print, etch a metal plate, print an etching and do block printing on a press. Explore inks and papers used in printmaking and basic studio etiquette. Plus enjoy access to the NMC Art Department print drawers of past work to examine various techniques that may inspire your designs. Open to anyone 16 years and older.<br><br>

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: Main campus  — Maps
  • Course ID =329011342
Bookkeeping for Small Business—2019-03-05 through 2019-03-14$95—Face to FaceView Details

2 Tues. and Thurs., 6:30-8:30 p.m., Parsons-Stulen Bldg. Rm. 220. Learn basic accounting principles for record keeping, terminology, and how to prepare financial statements. Discover how to summarize the activities of a business through journal entries and understand how these activities lead to the preparation of income statements and balance sheets. This class is helpful prior to learning accounting software like QuickBooks or Quicken. The required text, Barrons Accounting by Peter J. Eisen, is available at NMC Bookstore (995-1285).

  • Seats available: Approximately 11. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Aero Park  — Maps
  • Course ID =328930060
Employee Development: Positivity in the Workplace—2019-03-05 through 2019-03-05$59—Face to FaceView Details

Tues., 6-8:30 p.m., University Center Rm. 213. Take ownership of your professional development by learning how to ask for feedback and create goals and action plans. Learn how to shift to a positive mindset at work (and home!) and bring your best self every day. Designed for employees of all levels looking to increase their influence and positive impact in their organization.

  • Seats available: Approximately 17. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =328929985
Making Meals that Heal —2019-03-05 through 2019-03-05$65—Face to FaceView Details

Tues., 6-8:30 p.m., Great Lakes Campus, Rm. 251. Select one, two, or all three classes. Each one features different foods. Feb. 12: breakfast meals, side dishes, tea tasting. March 5: soups, salads, dressings, healthy fats. April 16: main dishes, family meal planning. Are you ready to increase your energy and transform your health with a nutrient-packed meal plan? Join registered dietitian Carol Bell to learn how to create easy, colorful and delicious meals that harness the healing power of food. You will find the inspiration and tools to shift from eating processed foods to an anti-inflammatory meal plan that doctors are recommending. We will create and sample tasty foods that connect cooking to health.

  • Seats available: Approximately 10. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Great Lakes  — Maps
  • Course ID =328976655
Getting the Most Out of Your iPad—2019-03-05 through 2019-03-05$49—Face to FaceView Details

Tues., 6-9 p.m., University Center Rm. 212. The Apple iPad brings lightweight mobile computing that extends beyond the convenience of a laptop. See how iPads and iPhones can interact and increase your access to work, entertainment, information and family. Discover what your iPad can do to replace your PC, how to access remote data, and download and use applications. Learn about connections like Bluetooth, WiFi and cellular networks, and how they improve your access to information, videos, music and the world. Bring your fully charged iPad to class for hands-on experience.

  • Seats available: Approximately 15. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =328958754
InDesign for Beginners—2019-03-06 through 2019-03-20$135—Face to FaceView Details

DATES CHANGED TO MARCH 13, 20, & 27, 3 Wed., 5:30-8:30 pm, ROOM CHANGED to Fine Arts Rm. 120. Learn the fundamentals of the worlds leading desktop publishing software -- Adobe InDesign. Import and work with text and graphics, create custom color swatches, generate facing pages and master pages in multi-page documents, and prepare and package documents for commercial printing. Whether you are a graphic designer, prepress professional, or a beginner, you will appreciate this intuitive page-layout application. A basic knowledge of computer applications is required. Includes text.

  • Seats available: Approximately 15. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  — Maps
  • Course ID =328957612
Course ClosedParisian Cafe Dinner—2019-03-07 through 2019-03-07$79—Face to FaceView Details

Thurs., 6-9 p.m., Great Lakes Campus, Rm. 251. Immerse yourself in an evening of cafe-style French cuisine, in three courses. To start, create a fresh spinach and pear salad garnished with perfectly caramelized pecans and dressed with zesty vinaigrette. Learn how to add herbs to make a complex sauce for roasted asparagus served alongside tender pork medallions. Freshly-made lemon curd in an almond crust is the sweet ending to your mouthwatering meal. Let Chef Cheryl Janz take the mystery out of what can be an intimidating fare. Bring take-home containers for anything you do not sample in class.

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: Great Lakes  — Maps
  • Course ID =328978578
Researching Your Roots—2019-03-07 through 2019-03-07$69—Face to FaceView Details

Thurs., 10 a.m.-3 p.m., University Center Rm. 205. Explore the history of your family and discover how to utilize the essential tools of genealogy that are now available online. Whether you are just getting started or your research is in progress, this workshop is for you. We will do hands-on research and review some of the programs for recording the data we uncover. Throughout the workshop, learn different strategies needed for overcoming common difficulties inherent in researching family history. Bring any family history records you already have, along with the specific brick walls you have encountered. Bring a sack lunch and a flash drive for data storage.

  • Seats available: Approximately 19. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =328957728
Knitting: Socks Your Way—2019-03-09 through 2019-03-16$89—Face to FaceView Details

2 Sat., 1-5:30 p.m., University Center Rm. 213. Socks are the rage -- they are small, portable, use relatively little yarn and are fun to knit. If you are new to sock knitting, you will learn the basics by knitting a mini-size sock using worsted weight (no.4) wool or wool blend on size US4 or US5 needles. Knit in the round on your choice of DPNs, two 24-inch circular needles or one 40-inch circular needle (Magic Loop technique). If you already know how to knit socks and want to learn new techniques, this is for you. Pattern is provided. Prerequisite: you must already know the basics of knitting. Knitting in the round is a plus, but not required. Please phone instructor Lindy Barnes with any questions or concerns (928) 231-4396. Syllabus and supply list will be sent prior to class.

  • Seats available: Approximately 4. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =329005429
Warm Winter Tummy Treats (Grades 1-4) —2019-03-09 through 2019-03-09$69—Face to FaceView Details

Sat., 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Great Lakes Campus, Rm. 251. For this childrens class, imagine playing outside in the cold snow and then coming inside to a delicious and warm lunch prepared by you! Sip on the richest cup of hot cocoa you made from scratch and discover the steps to making warm creamy soup without the can! Save room for homemade apple crisp and real whipped cream! Get familiar with kitchen basics, kitchen safety, and how much fun it is to cook in a big shiny kitchen. Bring containers to take home any creations you do not sample in class.

  • Seats available: Approximately 12. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Great Lakes  — Maps
  • Course ID =328978594
Rigid Heddle Weaving II: Textures and Patterns—2019-03-12 through 2019-03-19$95—Face to FaceView Details

2 Tues., 5:30-8:30 p.m., University Center Rm. 207. Add a pick-up stick or two to the Rigid Heddle loom and explode the possibilities! Practice adding welt floats, warp floats and combining the two for wonderful lace and textured effects. Create a sampler in class but leave knowing several patterns that can be combined for some lovely fabrics. You must have taken Beginning Rigid Heddle Weaving or have instructor permission. A supply list will be sent prior to first class. You need your own rigid heddle loom. A limited number of looms are available to rent for $15 from the instructor; contact her prior to class to reserve one (517) 282-8565 or nmcray@mac.com.

  • Seats available: Approximately 8. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =329011182
Email Marketing Made Easy with MailChimp—2019-03-12 through 2019-03-14$75—Face to FaceView Details

Tues. and Thurs., 6-8 p.m., University Center Rm. 205. Looking to ramp up your email campaigns? Find out how to create emails easily, develop subject lines and follow best practices of the pros. Discover how to fine-tune lists, optimize groups and personalize campaigns using MailChimp which is free for up to 2,000 names. Rachel North, email guru for MyNorth Media, shares strategies for targeting your emails to list segments such as prospects, clients/customers, and previous clients/customers. Learn how to design sign-up forms and how to use fields of date for maximized Return on Investment. Basic computer skills required.

  • Seats available: Approximately 7. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =328930015
Noon HIIT Interval Training—2019-03-12 through 2019-05-02$109—Face to FaceView Details

7 Tues. and Thurs., 12:10-12:45 p.m. (no class March 26 and 28), Phys. Ed. Bldg. Rm. 120. Want to burn more calories, lose more fat and improve your cardiovascular fitness by just exercising 35 minutes? High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) involves short periods of maximum intensity exercise separated by periods of low to moderate intensity. Briefly pushing yourself beyond the upper limit of your aerobic exercise zone increases calorie burn during and after each session, and fat-burning potential by boosting your resting metabolism for up to 24 hours. Bring water, fitness mat and a towel.

  • Seats available: Approximately 14. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  — Maps
  • Course ID =328973665
Pilates Fusion—2019-03-12 through 2019-04-30$85—Face to FaceView Details

7 Tues., 5:45-6:45 p.m. (no class March 26), Phys. Ed. Bldg. Rm. 120. Pilates Fusion fuses Yoga and balance training with traditional mat Pilates. Work your entire body without heavy weights, high impact jumping or extreme movements that can irritate your joints. Pilates is known for promoting intense core strengthening, while Yoga sculpts and stretches your body and mind. Both forms of exercise promote balance and alignment of major muscle groups. All fitness levels are accommodated during this fun class. Bring a yoga mat, water and hand towel. Shoes are optional. Join the fun!

  • Seats available: Approximately 9. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  — Maps
  • Course ID =328969882
Is Nuclear War Inevitable? —2019-03-12 through 2019-03-12$49—Face to FaceView Details

Tues., 1-4 p.m., University Center Rm. 207. In the 1950s and 60s theorists like Bernard Brodie and Herman Kahn debated what a nuclear war would be like. Kahns book, On Thermonuclear War, argued that all out nuclear war was not the only possibility and that an outcome of only 50 million dead was possible and better than 100 million dead. With the Pentagon planning new types of small nukes, it is time to consider what may result. Recommended text: The Doomsday Machine, by Daniel Ellsberg (available from Amazon in paperback after Dec. 8, 2018). Instructor Jack Segal represented the State Department in nuclear arms control negotiations with the USSR from the mid-1980s through the 90s.

  • Seats available: Approximately 14. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =333353037
Essential Skills for Photographers—2019-03-12 through 2019-03-12$49—Face to FaceView Details

Tues., 5:30-8:30 p.m., University Center Rm. 214. Do you want to take more professional looking photographs? Practice your skills by learning the essential relationship between shutter speed, f-stop (aperture) and ISO. Learn what the numbers mean and how to set your exposure in a variety of camera modes. Study the concept of exposure and learn how to use it on a digital camera. Begin to see like a photographer by using composition and visualization. If you are not completely familiar with your camera, please take Understanding Your Digital SLR Camera first. Bring your digital camera.

  • Seats available: Approximately 18. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =328980065
DIY Probiotics for a Well-Fed Microbiome—2019-03-14 through 2019-03-14$49—Face to FaceView Details

Thurs., 6-8:30 p.m., Great Lakes Campus, Rm. 251. Five years ago, nobody knew they had a microbiome. Today, we are obsessed with it. We are learning that the health of the ecosystem within our gut affects the health of our entire body. In this demonstration class, registered dietitian Kristel Wiesner shares cutting-edge tips to support beneficial gut bacteria through diet and lifestyle choices. Discover the benefits of fermented foods and learn easy techniques, using a dairy kefir culture, to make both milk and coconut kefir, probiotic hummus, probiotic applesauce and more. Sample a variety of foods made with kefir including kefir cheese and orange creamsicle smoothie. Bring a jar with a lid to take home a culture so you can make kefir at home.

  • Seats available: Approximately 13. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Great Lakes  — Maps
  • Course ID =328978659
Sell Like an eBay Pro—2019-03-14 through 2019-03-14$49—Face to FaceView Details

Thurs., 5:30-8:30 p.m., University Center Rm. 219. Sell on eBay with confidence! This fun and practical workshop begins with an overview of eBay basics. You will walk through the steps of selling safely and profitably. Discover important tips and tricks for researching the potential value of your items, writing descriptions, posting pictures, monitoring bidding, and shipping efficiently to maximize your success!

  • Seats available: Approximately 19. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =333319102
Managing and Organizing Your Digital Photos—2019-03-14 through 2019-03-14$49—Face to FaceView Details

Thurs., 6-9 p.m., University Center Rm. 08. If you are shooting digital photos, you need to know how to store, retrieve, and work with them on your computer. Learn how to keep your photos organized in the file management system on your computer or in cloud-based photo sharing systems. Review important file naming conventions. Gain understanding of procedures to transfer, move and share photos. This class focuses on personal computers using the windows operating system.

  • Seats available: Approximately 12. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =328958665
Everyone Is an Artist—2019-03-14 through 2019-03-14$59—Face to FaceView Details

Thurs., 6-8 p.m., University Center Rm. 212. Discover your inner artist and the magic found in each day as you learn to see like an artist. Elizabeth (Betsy) Abeel, instructor of the popular Learn to See as an Artist Sees course, has developed a creativity kit that will engage seasoned artists and those who have never even considered themselves to be creative or artistic. Learn the philosophy behind the concept and receive hands-on instruction with the kit; using it as both a journal and sketchbook that will grow your ability to be present and enrich your world view. The creativity tool kit is included in the cost ($25). This class is ideal for those who have taken Learn to See or as a great introduction for anyone -- no previous art training or experience required. Open to adults and youth age 12+ (when accompanied by an enrolled adult).

  • Seats available: Approximately 22. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =333319971
Entertaining with Magic—2019-03-14 through 2019-04-18$99—Face to FaceView Details

5 Thurs., 6-8 p.m. (no class March 28), University Center Rm. 218. Would you like to learn how to perform magic and entertain with nothing more than a deck of cards? Dr. Larry Phillips will help you learn this new skill. Through demonstration, guided practice, and discussion you will learn to put together and perform a basic close-up magic routine. The material taught in this course is all audience tested, professional magic from Dr. Phillips performing repertory, including several well-guarded personally developed routines and effects. No Pick-A-Card, Any Card stuff here! The routines taught are impressive and visual magic using a standard deck of playing cards. This course is a great way to investigate a new hobby or revive an old interest.

  • Seats available: Approximately 23. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =333306357
Course ClosedButterflies of the Grand Traverse Bay Region —2019-03-14 through 2019-03-14$55—Face to FaceView Details

Thurs., 6-8:30 p.m., Health and Science Bldg. Rm. 115. Learn to recognize local butterflies, their caterpillars, host plants and habitats that support them. Explore how changing environmental factors can greatly influence the abundance of butterflies in sensitive habitats. Gardening and landscaping practices that welcome butterflies will be discussed. Class sessions will feature preserved specimens and hundreds of photographs. This course qualifies toward the Naturalist Certificate.

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: Main campus  — Maps
  • Course ID =330306771
Using Salesforce Automation to Streamline Processes—2019-03-15 through 2019-03-15$59—Face to FaceView Details

Fri., Noon-4 p.m., University Center Rm. 07. Automation can make life easier but how do you get started? Come to this session led by Ashima Saigal, Salesforce MVP and founder of Database Sherpa, and learn how you can use automation in Salesforce to streamline your processes. You will start at the beginning to uncover the automation that will work best for you.

  • Seats available: Approximately 15. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =328602752
Animal Tracking--Mammals of Northern Michigan—2019-03-15 through 2019-03-16$75—Face to FaceView Details

Class meets twice, Fri., March 15, 10 a.m.-noon and Sat., March 16, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. (field trip), Health and Science Bldg. Rm. 115. The landscape is full of life telling a story of activity beyond the human world. Learn to read these stories through observation skills and insights into the habitats and behaviors of animals through their tracks and signs. The first session is in a science classroom; the last day is a field trip experience to try your tracking skills. Bring a sack lunch and dress to be outside on day two from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.; details and location provided in class. This course qualifies towards the Naturalist Certificate.

  • Seats available: Approximately 11. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  — Maps
  • Course ID =330332062
LIFE Lunch - Yoga, Yoga Everywhere—2019-03-15 through 2019-03-15$10—Face to FaceView Details

Fri., Noon-1:30 p.m., University Center Rm. 215. Bring your lunch and we will provide riveting topics and together we will enjoy the lunch-and-learns. Join Libby Robold, for whom yoga is a career and a lifestyle, on a journey into understanding the Yoga Wave of today. There are so many expressions of this ancient art surfacing on every corner, in gyms, at work, everywhere! How can you figure out what the styles mean and which one is right for you? Libby has taught yoga to many populations, including severely emotionally disturbed children, physical therapy patients, nuns, Interlochen pianists and dancers, businesses, physicians and nurses, pre-school, elementary and high school students, church gatherings, even weddings, athletes and more. Garner new information as Libby shines a bright light on another side of yoga that you may not know. Bring a sack lunch; beverages and dessert are provided. Pre-registration is required.

  • Seats available: Approximately 52. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =335548064
Beading Basics--Make Your Own Jewelry—2019-03-18 through 2019-03-18$49—Face to FaceView Details

Mon., 5:30-8:30 p.m., University Center Rm. 218. Creating original, beautiful beaded jewelry is fun and easy. Learn the basic techniques through detailed instruction and hands-on practice. You will be introduced to everything from wire manipulation to bead stringing and all the lingo and tools to go with them. Put your new knowledge to use by creating a stunning necklace and earring set. Bring your reading glasses if needed for fine work. All supplies provided, but feel free to bring some of your own beads, if desired.

  • Seats available: Approximately 8. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =329008456
Course ClosedCrepes Francaises Authentiques—2019-03-19 through 2019-03-19$79—Face to FaceView Details

Tues., 6-9 p.m., Great Lakes Campus, Rm. 251. There is nothing more French than a crepe except, perhaps, Chef Vanessa Grasset at Crepes and Co. In this class, Chef Vanessa shares the secret to mixing and making perfectly airy, paper-thin crepes that elevate everything they enfold. They are quick to prepare and can be served any time of day. Try her French-style crepe plate and learn to make crepes with equipment you already have at home. Prepare sweet and savory fillings for a complete crepe-making experience. Bring containers to take home any creations you do not sample in class.

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: Great Lakes  — Maps
  • Course ID =328978877
Great Decisions in US Foreign Policy 2019 -- Part 2—2019-03-20 through 2019-04-24$59—Face to FaceView Details

5 Wed., 3-5 p.m. (no class March 27), University Center Rm. 214. Prepare to discuss the world! Join this lively discussion group that explores eight significant global concerns. Great Decisions briefing books, published by the Foreign Policy Association, are the primary resource. 2019 topics include: Refugees and Global Migration, The Middle East-Regional Disorder, Nuclear Negotiations--Back to the Future, The Rise of Populism in Europe, Decoding U.S./China Trade, India and Its Neighbors, Cyber Conflicts and Geopolitcs, The United States and Mexico: Partnership Tested, and State of the State Department and Diplomacy. The guide materials provide thought-provoking analyses complemented by updates and video segments. Register for the 9-week series or either segment. Briefing books (texts) are available in the EES office for $20. Please read the first topic prior to session one.

  • Seats available: Approximately 6. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =333379811
Course ClosedWild Mushroom Identification Basics—2019-03-20 through 2019-03-20$59—Face to FaceView Details

Wed., 6:30-8:30 p.m., University Center, changed to Rm. 219. Join local mushroom experts Jim Moses and Linda Grigg to jump start or refresh your mushroom identification skills. Discover the fascinating history and function of fungi, its life-cycle, habitat identification, collection procedures, and observation skills. This course qualifies toward the Naturalist Certificate and is a prerequisite for the seasonal mushroom courses held throughout the year.

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =330342906
Course ClosedWild Mushroom Identification Basics—2019-03-21 through 2019-03-21$59—Face to FaceView Details

Thurs, 6:30-8:30 p.m., University Center Rm. 214. Join local mushroom experts Jim Moses and Linda Grigg to jump start or refresh your mushroom identification skills. Discover the fascinating history and function of fungi, its life-cycle, habitat identification, collection procedures, and observation skills. This course qualifies toward the Naturalist Certificate and is a prerequisite for the seasonal mushroom courses held throughout the year.

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =339827592
Knitting: Beginning and Beyond—2019-03-23 through 2019-04-06$89—Face to FaceView Details

3 Sat., 1:30-4:30 p.m., University Center Rm. 214. Whether you are brand new to knitting or a knitter with some experience who wants to up your skill level, this is for you! Beginners will learn the basic foundations of knitting. You will knit a sampler using the basic stitches and learn what some of the knitting abbreviations mean and how to read a simple pattern. We will discuss different types of yarn and what those needle sizes really mean. If you are beyond the very beginner level and want to take your knitting up a notch or two, please contact the instructor with your ideas. If anyone has questions or concerns, please phone instructor Lindy Barnes (928) 231-4396. Syllabus and supply list will be sent prior to class.

  • Seats available: Approximately 3. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =329005501
Opera Notes: Nun of Those Valkyries? Die Walkure and Dialogue des Carmelites —2019-03-29 through 2019-05-08$25—Face to FaceView Details

2 days, Fri. March 29 and Wed. May 8, 1-2:15 pm, University Center Rm. 214. Unravel this second work of Wagners famous Ring Cycle which has its roots in Norse Mythology and the Poetic Edda. How might Director Lepages mechanical set help or hinder Christine Goerkes Brunnhilde? A story of faith and martyrdom with a historical basis during the French Revolution is examined in the Poulenc opera starring Isabel Leonard and Karita Matilla. Class meets twice so the lectures are as close as possible to each opera being shown.

  • Seats available: Approximately 13. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =327580165
Yoga - Beginning and Beyond—2019-04-01 through 2019-06-10$139—Face to FaceView Details

10 Mon., 5:45-7 p.m., at Yoga for Health Education (no class May 27). Yoga works through awareness of the body; teaching balance and integration. Discover tools for greater physical, mental and spiritual well-being through principles of breath awareness and deep muscle stretching, strengthening, and relaxation. Beginners and those who have been introduced to yoga are welcome. Wear loose, comfortable clothing and bring a blanket. Meets at Yoga for Health Education (1200 W. 11th Street).

  • Seats available: Approximately 16. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  — Maps
  • Course ID =334950349
Forever Fit - Session 2 (1-2 hrs week)—2019-04-01 through 2019-05-31$109—Face to FaceView Details

9 weeks, attend 1-2 hours a week, NMC Main Campus, Phys. Ed. Bldg. Try before you buy! We are so sure you will love the Forever Fit classes, you are invited to try as many classes as you want the first week (April 1-5) for FREE! Designed for all ages and fitness levels. For less than $6 an hour (best price around), we will help you achieve your fitness goals. The American Council on Exercise recommends some form of physical activity daily to maintain a healthy lifestyle. Over the course of a week, activity should include aerobics, resistance training, core strengthening, and overall flexibility--and our classes offer these and more! Sign up for the number of hours per week you wish to participate, then attend the days and times and you choose. The Forever Fit winter and spring packages each have 19+ hours a week of exercise classes for you! Schedule is subject to small changes.

  • Seats available: Approximately 47. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  — Maps
  • Course ID =328940876
Forever Fit - Session 2 (3-4 hrs week)—2019-04-01 through 2019-05-31$149—Face to FaceView Details

9 weeks, attend 3-4 hours a week, NMC Main Campus, Phys. Ed. Bldg. Try before you buy! We are so sure you will love the Forever Fit classes, you are invited to try as many classes as you want the first week (April 1-5) for FREE! Designed for all ages and fitness levels. For less than $6 an hour (best price around), we will help you achieve your fitness goals. The American Council on Exercise recommends some form of physical activity daily to maintain a healthy lifestyle. Over the course of a week, activity should include aerobics, resistance training, core strengthening, and overall flexibility--and our classes offer these and more! Sign up for the number of hours per week you wish to participate, then attend the days and times and you choose. The Forever Fit winter and spring packages each have 19+ hours a week of exercise classes for you! Schedule is subject to small changes.

  • Seats available: Approximately 50. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  — Maps
  • Course ID =328942584
Forever Fit - Session 2 (5-6 hrs week)—2019-04-01 through 2019-05-31$189—Face to FaceView Details

9 weeks, attend 5-6 hours a week, NMC Main Campus, Phys. Ed. Bldg. Try before you buy! We are so sure you will love the Forever Fit classes, you are invited to try as many classes as you want the first week (April 1-5) for FREE! Designed for all ages and fitness levels. For less than $6 an hour (best price around), we will help you achieve your fitness goals. The American Council on Exercise recommends some form of physical activity daily to maintain a healthy lifestyle. Over the course of a week, activity should include aerobics, resistance training, core strengthening, and overall flexibility--and our classes offer these and more! Sign up for the number of hours per week you wish to participate, then attend the days and times and you choose. The Forever Fit winter and spring packages each have 19+ hours a week of exercise classes for you! Schedule is subject to small changes.

  • Seats available: Approximately 50. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  — Maps
  • Course ID =328943956
Course ClosedMah Jongg Madness—2019-04-01 through 2019-04-22$79—Face to FaceView Details

4 Mon., 1-4 p.m., University Center Rm. 215. Are you looking for a new mental challenge? Learn the ancient Chinese game of Mah Jongg -- a game of skill coupled with wit and fortune. Examine a brief history of the game, the tiles and cards used, and rules set by the National Mah Jongg League. Experience actual playing time to apply what you learn. Mastery of the game takes practice and patience, and your effort will be repaid many times over by the enjoyment derived.

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =333307342
Support Group for Mental Illness —2019-04-01 through 2019-06-10$1—Face to FaceView Details

10 Mon., 6-7:30 p.m. at The Porch (747 E. 8th St.) You are not alone on this journey. Join a compassionate group of friends and find immediate support in caring for a loved one with mental illness. Share and listen to each other in a safe and confidential space in this peer-led group for family members of individuals living with mental illness. Understand local resources that are available to you and your family. Learn communication skills that will benefit your relationship with your entire family. Discover how to advocate for services. NAMI (National Alliance for Mental Illness) is the nations largest grassroots organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions affected by mental illness. Meets at The Porch, 747 E. 8th St. The support group is free, but registration is required. Register online at www.nmc.edu/ees and use Discount Code: FREE or call (231) 995-1700.

  • Seats available: Approximately 19. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  — Maps
  • Course ID =333305947
Zentangle Method for Mindfulness—2019-04-02 through 2019-04-23$89—Face to FaceView Details

4 Tues., 1-3 p.m., University Center Rm. 218. Discover the meditative art form known as the Zentangle Method. Explore, create and play with pen and ink as you rekindle your creativity, develop greater hand-eye coordination, improve your capacity to perceive with an artists eye and quiet your mind. Practicing the Zentangle Method helps you access your innate creative wisdom for design inspiration or problem solving enabling you to immediately shift your focus. The Zentangle Method can quickly break the spell of whatever is holding you down, bringing a fresh excitement to life. Includes all materials.

  • Seats available: Approximately 17. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =329011367
Course ClosedCajun-Creole Cuisine—2019-04-02 through 2019-04-02$79—Face to FaceView Details

Tues., 6-9 p.m., Great Lakes Campus, Rm. 251. Laissez les bons temps rouler&hellip;let the good times roll! In this hands-on class, taught by Chef Geoffrey Jones of the Great Lakes Culinary Institute, you will explore the flavors of Louisiana-style cooking. Learn the subtle differences between Cajun and Creole cooking styles as well as where they blend together. Prepare authentic dishes while learning about regional ingredients and techniques. Share a family meal. Basic kitchen skills will also be discussed and demonstrated by Chef Geoff. Bring containers to take home any creations you do not sample in class.

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: Great Lakes  — Maps
  • Course ID =328979844
Sunrise Flow Yoga—2019-04-02 through 2019-06-11$119—Face to FaceView Details

10 Tues., 7:30-8:30 a.m. (no class April 23), at Yoga for Health Education. An energetic wake me, shake me flow of yoga postures arranged in an intelligent sequence, transitioning from one to the next, steadily building intensity, creating strength and flexibility and quieting the mind. Learn to use the breath to maximize your potential on all levels. This class is for continuing yoga students and well-conditioned, athletic individuals. Meets at Yoga for Health Education (1200 W. 11th Street).

  • Seats available: Approximately 15. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  — Maps
  • Course ID =328882630
Getting the Most Out of Your iPhone—2019-04-02 through 2019-04-02$49—Face to FaceView Details

Tues., 1-4 p.m., University Center Rm. 212. Learn how to use your iPhone as your calendar, your address book, your computer, and even your personal assistant. From identifying function buttons and settings, to using Safari to access the internet and everything in between, you will discover tips and techniques to get the most out of this powerful smart phone. Bring your fully charged iPhone to class for hands-on experience.

  • Seats available: Approximately 14. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =328958729
Woven Tapestry Wall Hanging—2019-04-03 through 2019-04-17$109—Face to FaceView Details

3 Wed., 6-8:30 p.m., University Center Rm. 212. You have seen the trendy, highly textured, woven tapestries popular on internet idea boards. Wish you could make one? Now is your chance to create your personalized wall hanging! Begin by building a custom-size frame loom, which you get to keep! Explore designing with thick and thin yarns as you learn basic tapestry techniques to handcraft a unique piece of art ready to hang on your wall. Please bring scissors, hammer, ruler, sketch pad and writing utensils to class. All other materials are included.

  • Seats available: Approximately 6. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =329011208
Beginning Yoga—2019-04-03 through 2019-05-01$69—Face to FaceView Details

5 Wed., 10-11:15 a.m., at Yoga for Health Education. Come experience yoga -- a holistic practice benefiting the body, mind and spirit. Learn basic concepts and techniques that you can incorporate to bring balance into your life. Yoga reminds us that life is a stretch on all levels, and regular practice builds both inner and outer strength. Wear loose, comfortable clothing and bring a blanket. Meets at Yoga for Health Education (1200 W. 11th Street).

  • Seats available: Approximately 18. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  — Maps
  • Course ID =328872165
Sustainable Landscape Design in Action—2019-04-03 through 2019-04-24$99—Face to FaceView Details

4 Wed., 6-9 p.m., Parsons-Stulen Bldg. Rm. 155. 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. The last class meets at Borealis Design (11131 S. Cedar Rd., Cedar).

  • Seats available: Approximately 11. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Aero Park  — Maps
  • Course ID =329013999
Marine Electrical Systems—2019-04-03 through 2019-05-22$149—Face to FaceView Details

8 Wed., 6-9 p.m., Great Lakes Campus, Rm. 211. Americas Boating Club (ABC) course. Gain skills and understanding of marine electrical systems. Review electricity basics as well as AC and DC electrical systems, lightning protection, and troubleshooting electrical problems. Access detailed instructions and get extensive practice on how to use a multi-meter, how to solder and crimp electrical wiring circuits, and how to read electrical wiring diagrams. This course can be used as a reference guide for anyone interested in properly maintaining their boat electrical system. Text included.

  • Seats available: Approximately 24. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Great Lakes  — Maps
  • Course ID =329011504
Horse Management: Introduction to Equine Physiology and Conditioning —2019-04-03 through 2019-04-24$79—Face to FaceView Details

4 Wed., 7-8:30 p.m., University Center Rm. 208. Join Susan White, equine science professor, horse trainer and riding instructor, to learn and practice advanced horse management. Topics include horse anatomy, introduction to physiology, the physiology of exercise in horses and developing a conditioning plan. The first three classes meet in the classroom. The last class meets at Cedar Creek Crossings (5307 Hodge Rd., Kingsley) to practice the skills learned. Mature children age 13+ and adults are welcome.

  • Seats available: Approximately 15. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =334570257
Belly Dance for Every Body—2019-04-04 through 2019-04-25$59—Face to FaceView Details

4 Thurs., 5:30-6:30 p.m., Phys. Ed. Dance Rm. 120. Ladies night out--join us and belly dance your way into the new year! Feel muscles you never knew you had and find the peace and confidence with your body that you always wanted. This low-impact exercise can boost your immune system, increase blood flow, improve skin tone, and give your whole body a more youthful appearance. But even more than all of that--discover how you are part of a larger community of women who support and encourage each other. No matter what age, size or fitness level, these aspects are all part of the bigger picture that is Belly Dance, and it can be part of your life too!

  • Seats available: Approximately 15. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  — Maps
  • Course ID =328960821
Awakening Qigong—2019-04-04 through 2019-05-23$95—Face to FaceView Details

8 Thurs., 5:30-6:30 p.m., at Munson Community Health Center Classroom D (550 Munson Ave.) Qigong is a system of self-care and self-healing that combines slow, gentle movement with breath and intention. Easy to learn, it excels at increasing energy and reducing stress. Combine stretches, flowing movements, standing postures, and healing sounds to create a calm, unhurried and focused mind. By the end, you will be able to easily access feelings of peace and clarity. Leave each session feeling deeply centered in your body, mind and spirit and ready to face life.

  • Seats available: Approximately 19. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  — Maps
  • Course ID =328978504
Kundalini Yoga Fire Series—2019-04-04 through 2019-06-13$159—Face to FaceView Details

10 Thurs., 6:45-8:15 p.m. (no class April 25), at Yoga for Health Education. Through a series of dynamic movements, you will gradually raise your Kundalini energy and internal heat to release body tension, clear your mind, and provide an overall feeling of strength, flexibility, and resiliency. The series is powerful but not extreme and can be performed by anyone in good physical condition. Meets at Yoga for Health Education (1200 W. 11th Street).

  • Seats available: Approximately 18. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  — Maps
  • Course ID =328882727
Feldenkrais—2019-04-04 through 2019-06-13$119—Face to FaceView Details

10 Thurs., 11:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m. (no class April 25), at Yoga For Health Education (1200 W. 11th St. Suite 211, 2nd floor Bldg. 50). Engage your brains plasticity to improve comfort and mobility! Join Alice Brydges to experience a revolutionary approach to improving human function through somatic movement (conscious focus on the internal experience of movement). The Feldenkrais Method® employs a variety of user-friendly movement lessons and a gentle hands-on approach that engages your brains neuroplastic abilities to bring about improvements in flexibility and coordination, and to increase ease and range of motion. Wear loose, comfortable clothing and bring your curiosity to explore from the inside out!

  • Seats available: Approximately 20. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  — Maps
  • Course ID =331145103
Basic Bike Maintenance—2019-04-04 through 2019-04-04$59—Face to FaceView Details

Thurs., 6-8 p.m., Parsons-Stulen Bldg. Rm. 101/103. Whether you ride on the local trails, or are simply cruising town, gain important bicycle repair skills for do-it-yourselfers. Move beyond basic bicycle first aid as you learn how to properly inspect, clean and lubricate a bike and chain, adjust the drivetrain, and tune-up brakes. Cost includes the Big Blue Book of Bike Repair, a $25 value. No need to bring a bike to this demonstration class.

  • Seats available: Approximately 6. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Aero Park  — Maps
  • Course ID =328989517
Yoga - Beginning and Beyond—2019-04-05 through 2019-06-14$159—Face to FaceView Details

10 Fri., 5:15-6:45 p.m., at Yoga for Health Education (no class April 26). Yoga works through awareness of the body; teaching balance and integration. Discover tools for greater physical, mental and spiritual well-being through principles of breath awareness and deep muscle stretching, strengthening, and relaxation. Beginners and those who have been introduced to yoga are welcome. Wear loose, comfortable clothing and bring a blanket. Meets at Yoga for Health Education (1200 W. 11th Street).

  • Seats available: Approximately 17. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  — Maps
  • Course ID =328882493
Yoga for Arthritis and Stiff Bodies—2019-04-05 through 2019-06-14$209—Face to FaceView Details

10 Fri., 1-2:30 p.m. (no class April 26), at Yoga for Health Education. Come learn easy, helpful techniques of yoga for arthritis and general stiffness. Aside from being helpful for those suffering from arthritis, those who are very stiff from athletics, constant travel, repetitive motion on the job, and high stress can benefit from this special therapeutic class. Appropriate for beginning students and those who have taken yoga before. Wear comfortable clothing. Meets at Yoga for Health Education (1200 W. 11th Street).

  • Seats available: Approximately 11. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  — Maps
  • Course ID =328937082
Sushi Rolls—2019-04-06 through 2019-04-06$79—Face to FaceView Details

Sat., 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Great Lakes Campus, Rm. 251. Learn to create great authentic sushi for your next eating event. Three kinds of sushi are featured: Japanese traditional, California style, and hand-rolled (Temaki-zushi). Chef Misaeng, a native of Japan, guides this hands-on class including tips on ingredient selection, preparation, and serving ideas. Leave with new skills, samples you prepared in class and your own sushi mat to make sushi at home. Bring containers to take home any creations you do not sample in class.

  • Seats available: Approximately 9. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Great Lakes  — Maps
  • Course ID =328979863
Yoga - Beginning and Beyond—2019-04-06 through 2019-06-08$159—Face to FaceView Details

10 Sat., 9-10:30 a.m., at Yoga for Health Education. Yoga works through awareness of the body; teaching balance and integration. Discover tools for greater physical, mental and spiritual well-being through principles of breath awareness and deep muscle stretching, strengthening, and relaxation. Beginners and those who have been introduced to yoga are welcome. Wear loose, comfortable clothing and bring a blanket. Meets at Yoga for Health Education (1200 W. 11th Street).

  • Seats available: Approximately 18. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  — Maps
  • Course ID =328882538
Talking Real Estate: What You Need to Know to Buy and Sell a Home—2019-04-06 through 2019-04-06$35—Face to FaceView Details

Sat., 1-4:15 p.m., University Center Rm. 212. Buying and selling a home can be overwhelming. Is it a sellers or buyers market? Should you work with a licensed realtor, or can you do it on your own? What do you need to do to get your home ready to sell? What costs are involved? How do you make the right offer on a new home that will be accepted? 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 helpful information so you can be prepared to sell your home quickly and for the best price, and/or buy wisely. The Selling your Home portion of the class will be covered from 1-2:30 followed by a short coffee break. The Buying a Home portion will be held 2:45-4:15. Come for both topics or one, depending on your interest. Price includes both sessions.

  • Seats available: Approximately 23. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =329013527
Fundraising Fitness! —2019-04-08 through 2019-04-08$49—Face to FaceView Details

Mon, 1-4 pm, University Center Rm. 07. Have you ever wondered the best way to calculate your donor retention rate, acquisition rate, or overall growth? AFP has developed two Excel-based templates to help organize all this data: The Fitness Test evaluates performance against key indicators and the Growth-in-Giving (GiG) reports provide concise pictures of fundraising gains and losses in a reader-friendly format for executive staff and board. Using data from your organization, you will be able to generate reports and compare to national statistics.

  • Seats available: Approximately 20. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =342379607
Photographing People: From Candids to Portraits—2019-04-08 through 2019-04-08$49—Face to FaceView Details

Mon., 6-9 p.m., University Center Rm. 218. Looking to improve your portrait photography? Get the most out of your camera to make portraits, tell stories and capture images to last a lifetime in this professional-level class. Learn the unique techniques for capturing beautiful candid images of your family and friends, whether it be at a party, event or a day at the beach. Find out how to choose the best backgrounds, camera settings and easy posing practices for every lighting situation to create great, natural looking portraits.

  • Seats available: Approximately 14. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =328984969
Marine Engine Maintenance—2019-04-08 through 2019-05-20$135—Face to FaceView Details

7 Mon., 6-9 p.m., Great Lakes Campus, Rm. 112. Americas Boating Club (ABC) course. Learn to diagnose modern marine engine systems and understand the basics of engine layout and operation. Gasoline inboards, outboards, and diesel engines are taught emphasizing the common aspects of how engines work. While modern engines are complex and often can no longer be serviced by weekend mechanics with ordinary tools, learn the repairs that do-it-yourselfers can still perform, discover how to diagnose problems that might be beyond your ability to fix, and how to share information with your mechanic so the right repairs get performed. We will also cover basic mechanical systems and solutions to problems that could occur while afloat and away from a repair facility. Includes text.

  • Seats available: Approximately 10. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Great Lakes  — Maps
  • Course ID =329011451
Watercolor Landscapes: Textures and Surfaces—2019-04-09 through 2019-04-23$115—Face to FaceView Details

3 Tues., 6-8:30 p.m., Great Lakes Campus, Rm. 112. Find out how to apply textures to get the impression of rocks, trees, skies, and water. Discover new and different watercolor papers while learning how to build layers of luminous color. Whether you are a beginner or pro, you will benefit from this instruction and be able to incorporate these practices into your painting. Get ready to be adventurous and implement a variety of tools that will energize you and your watercolor painting. Bring some reference images with you. All other materials are supplied.

  • Seats available: Approximately 18. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Great Lakes  — Maps
  • Course ID =329005306
Gentle Yoga—2019-04-09 through 2019-06-25$139—Face to FaceView Details

12 Tues., 10:15-11:30 a.m., Phys. Ed. Rm. 120. Find out why so many have found that yoga improves flexibility, strength, posture and balance, as well as physical and spiritual wellness. Gentle Yoga is designed for people of any level of physical ability who prefer a more mindful, gentle practice. Wear comfortable clothing.

  • Seats available: Approximately 8. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  — Maps
  • Course ID =330557902
Building Balance and Defeating Dizziness—2019-04-09 through 2019-05-14$69—Face to FaceView Details

6 Tues., 2-3 p.m., University Center Rm. 204. From your foot to your inner ear, your ability to balance can be strengthened in three specific systems. Join FYZICAL Therapy and Balance Centers experts to learn about these systems and the common issues that affect balance: vision, hearing, strength, medications, viruses, vestibular problems and more. Practice vestibular exercises to strengthen the messages the inner ear sends to the brain, somatosensory exercises to improve the nerve pathways from our muscles and joints to the brain, and discover how our visual system can over or under function in complex environments. Do not wait for a fall to occur to start building your balance! Classes include 45 minutes of exercise and 15 of lecture, Q and A.

  • Seats available: Approximately 22. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =331124806
Conversational Spanish II—2019-04-09 through 2019-06-04$129—Face to FaceView Details

9 Tues., 6-8 p.m., Beckett Bldg. Rm. 147. Gain confidence and have fun as you expand your Spanish vocabulary and improve your pronunciation, speaking, and listening skills. Emphasis will be on the most commonly used Spanish words and phrases in order to maximize your opportunity for fluency in everyday language. You will get practice in handling practical situations for your next business or vacation trip. Designed to follow Spanish Beginning and Beyond, it is also open to anyone with previous classroom Spanish experience or those wanting to maintain their Spanish II fluency. The required text, Spanish Now! Level 1, may be purchased at the NMC Bookstore (995-1285).

  • Seats available: Approximately 20. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  — Maps
  • Course ID =328849207
Advanced Bicycle Maintenance: Sprockets—2019-04-09 through 2019-04-11$55—Face to FaceView Details

Tues. and Thurs., 6-8 p.m., Parsons-Stulen Bldg. Rm. 101/103. Attention experienced riders, racers, and aspiring bike mechanics! Take your bicycle maintenance skills to the next level in this demonstration course. Gain essential understanding of inspection, adjustments, and repair of: rear sprockets, truing wheel rims, pedals and crank sets, chains, derailleur systems, brake systems, handlebars, stems, seats, and posts, frame, and fork. Bike tinkering has never been more fun when you know how to do it right. No need to bring a bike to this demonstration class.

  • Seats available: Approximately 18. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Aero Park  — Maps
  • Course ID =328990450
Meditation: Beginning and Advancing—2019-04-10 through 2019-06-26$119—Face to FaceView Details

12 Wed., Noon-1 p.m., at Crooked Tree Yoga Studio inside Epiphany East Salon (M-72 in Acme). As a widely recommended part of a healthy lifestyle -- even brief periods of meditation practice can reduce the effects of stress, boost immune function, improve overall health, and help balance emotions. Seated in a chair, you will learn meditation techniques and breath exercises. Includes discussion around the meditation experience, and the maturing of the mind.

  • Seats available: Approximately 8. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  — Maps
  • Course ID =328975483
Reflexology for Life—2019-04-10 through 2019-04-10$39—Face to FaceView Details

Wed., 6-8 p.m., University Center Rm. 204. Are your feet trying to tell you something? Learn how your feet can help you improve your overall health as you explore the basics of reflexology. Discover techniques that will improve blood flow, reduce stress and pain, and rejuvenate tired hands and feet. Try your hand at reflexology after you have an opportunity to observe the techniques. It has been accepted as an important adjunct for healthcare. Because practice is an integral part of this learning experience, you may want to register with a friend. Wear loose fitting clothes and bring a pillow, small towel, and talcum powder.

  • Seats available: Approximately 12. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =328976658
Growing Shiitake Mushrooms—2019-04-10 through 2019-04-10$59—Face to FaceView Details

Wed., 6:30-9:30 p.m., Parsons-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 10. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Aero Park  — Maps
  • Course ID =329629307
Beginning HTML—2019-04-10 through 2019-04-24$139—Face to FaceView Details

3 Wed., 6-8:30 p.m., Beckett Bldg. Rm. 217. Join the exciting world of web publishing. You will learn the essential skills of Hypertext Markup Language (HTML) and Cascading Style Sheets (CSS), designing and adding titles, paragraphs, images, links, lists, tables, and more to new web pages, and using CSS to style and lay out your pages. Peek behind the scenes of websites published on the internet, seeing how designers perform their web magic. Your new skills will be an important foundation if you plan to learn one of the graphic web page design programs such as Adobe Dreamweaver. Basic Windows skills required. Includes text.

  • Seats available: Approximately 12. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  — Maps
  • Course ID =328957368
The Free Press: An Insider's View —2019-04-10 through 2019-04-24$99—Face to FaceView Details

3 Wed., 6-8 p.m., University Center Rm. 217. Congress shall make no law...abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press...(First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution). Explore the First Amendment and five areas of freedom of expression with Johnston Mitchell, who has worked in journalism, and as a media consultant for political reform in post-communist Central and Eastern Europe, and the U.S. Discuss the evolution of the First Amendment and explore key Supreme Court cases. Culminate with the viewing of a moderated film (title and date to be announced) in honor of World Free Press Day on May 3, 2019. Leave with an understanding of how you can develop your own initiatives and become part of a growing body of citizen journalists world wide in the age of social media.

  • Seats available: Approximately 20. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =333379833
Reiki as a Personal Practice—2019-04-11 through 2019-05-09$129—Face to FaceView Details

5 Thurs., 6-8:30 p.m., University Center Rm. 204. Traditional Japanese Reiki balances the body, mind and spirit. Join Reiki Shihan (Master Teacher) Dr. Sally Littleton and develop a powerful personal practice for yourself and to share with others. You will receive at least 4 attunements. Learn original and modern Japanese Reiki methods including foundational Reiki principles, meditation and hands-on-healing. Earn a Gendai Reiki Level I certification. This introductory level course requires no prior experience. Recommended text, Iyashino Gendai Reiki Ho: A Modern Reiki Method for Healing by Hiroshi Doi (available on Amazon, ISBN: 1-886785-33-3).

  • Seats available: Approximately 7. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =328975302
Cut the Cord: TV/Media Access without Cable—2019-04-11 through 2019-04-11$39—Face to FaceView Details

Thurs., 6-8 p.m., University Center Rm. 213. What is cord cutting? And why are so many younger people doing it? Are you tired of paying high cable and satellite TV prices? Learn how to cut the cord and still have lots of viewing options. Learn about online streaming and the devices and methods that make it work. Save hours of researching the multitude of choices out there, and get the info you need here instead. Join the revolution, cut the cord, and save money.

  • Seats available: Approximately 15. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =328958769
Glass Fusion for the Garden—2019-04-12 through 2019-04-13$79—Face to FaceView Details

Fri. and Sat., 10 a.m.-noon, Scholars Hall Rm. 106. Do you love walking through your garden and watching everything grow? Take some time to bling up your garden with fused glass art, made by you! Let yourself grow too, by learning to cut colored glass to create a whimsical bug and a wind chime to bring your garden to life. You will also make a wall bud vase to hang inside for your lovely flowers. No prior experience is required and all materials are included. Your projects will be ready for pick up the week after class.)

  • Seats available: Approximately 9. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  — Maps
  • Course ID =329008340
Mid-day Meditation —2019-04-12 through 2019-06-28$95—Face to FaceView Details

11 Fri., 12:15-12:45 p.m. (no class April 19), Dennos Museum Center. Are you rushing from one thing to the next? Do not have time for meditation? Then this 30-minute class is for YOU! The time is now. Join experienced instructor, Margaret Bennett, to learn this life changing practice. With a busy mind that does not like sitting still and quiet, this class will gently bring you into the space with guided meditation and other strategies that make it easier. Find clarity and calm the effects of stress on the body. Come as you are; we will meditate seated in chairs. Increase the benefits of this class by also enrolling in Chair Yoga which follows at 1 p.m.

  • Seats available: Approximately 16. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  — Maps
  • Course ID =328975806
Chair Yoga—2019-04-12 through 2019-06-28$109—Face to FaceView Details

11 Fri., 1-1:45 p.m. (no class April 19), Dennos Museum Center. Be the best version of yourself -- come explore your potential with yoga! Enjoy the benefits of the essential elements of yoga in seated position. Yoga improves flexibility, posture, balance and spiritual and mental wellness. Practice a variety of yoga poses and discover the rewards of gentle stretches, postures and relaxation through breathing and meditation. All levels and abilities are welcome. Meets in the Dennos Museum. Increase the benefits of this class by also enrolling in Mid-Day Meditation which precedes it at 12:15 p.m.

  • Seats available: Approximately 19. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  — Maps
  • Course ID =330575551
Understanding Northern Michigan Rivers —2019-04-12 through 2019-04-26$99—Face to FaceView Details

3 Fri., 1-4 p.m. (April 19 field trip meets Noon-5 p.m.), University Center Rm. 06. While the bays and Great Lakes define our region, these bodies of fresh water depend upon a complex system of rivers and streams to supply them. Gain important understanding of the vital role that rivers play in maintaining water quality. Explore the riparian environment as you learn about stream ecology, sampling methods and testing protocols in the classroom on day one. Then put your newly acquired skills to work as you participate in a stream-side sampling expedition on day two from Noon-5 p.m. We end by analyzing the collected data and the story it tells on day three. This course qualifies towards the Naturalist Certificate.

  • Seats available: Approximately 13. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =330352208
LIFE Lunch - Air Force One - 30000 ft with the Commander in Chief—2019-04-12 through 2019-04-12$10—Face to FaceView Details

Fri, Noon-1:30 pm, University Center Rm. 215. Hungry to learn? Attend a LIFE Lunch and discover interesting people, places and ideas. Bring your lunch and we will provide riveting topics and together we will enjoy the lunch-and-learns. Beverages and dessert are provided. Join CMSgt Rose White Hutchinson, retired Chief and Traverse City native to hear about her fascinating life as a steward aboard Air Force One under Presidents Carter, Reagan and Bush. Rose will share her behind the scenes stories - from the presidents; favorite meals, to the countries they visited (like Beirut, Grenada and Panama) to what it was like to be a part of Operation Desert Shield (1990) and Desert Storm (1991). You will be amazed at the pictures and treasures she brings to show while enjoying her charismatic story telling. Pre-registration is required.

  • Seats available: Approximately 54. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =344548442
Golf Fundamentals—2019-04-15 through 2019-05-06$99—Face to FaceView Details

4 Mon., 10-11 a.m., at Golf Center (6270 Secor Road). If you have not played golf in a while or have never had a formal lesson, this is for you. Improve your golf skills with PGA Professional, Toby Boynton-Fisher and staff at the Golf Center. Learn the proper technique--from the importance of your grip and stance to finesse and power for your swing and shot accuracy. We will cover putting, chipping, club choices, rules, and course etiquette with lots of coaching and practice. You will use indoor hitting stations for your long and short game, Full Swing Simulators, and the putting green. Includes range balls, simulator fees, and instruction. Equipment is provided if needed.

  • Seats available: Approximately 5. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  — Maps
  • Course ID =328992552
How to Read and Interpret Financial Statements—2019-04-16 through 2019-04-30$109—Face to FaceView Details

3 Tues., 6-8:30 p.m., Parsons-Stulen Bldg. Rm. 218. Financial statements can answer many questions--if you know what to ask. In clear language, we will explain the information different financial reports contain, what analyses you can use to bring it out, and how to relate the information to the overall health of the business. You will learn to view financial statements in the context of external economic conditions; read and interpret balance sheets, income statements, and statements of cash flow from a management perspective; and apply the right type of analysis--ratio, vertical, or horizontal--to the right statement, to uncover the information you need. Includes text.

  • Seats available: Approximately 13. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Aero Park  — Maps
  • Course ID =328961571
How to Attract, Cultivate, and Wow Sponsors —2019-04-16 through 2019-04-16$29—Face to FaceView Details

Tues, Noon-1:30 pm, University Center Rm. 07. Do you dread finding sponsors for your next event? Are you tired of offering the same levels and benefits year after year? There is a better way, and you can learn it during this free workshop! Find out how to target, cultivate, and wow sponsors in a way that brings value to your organization and theirs. Joanna Hogan will walk you through her step-by-step process to ensure you and your sponsors achieve the results you want.

  • Seats available: Approximately 40. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =342379629
Making Meals that Heal —2019-04-16 through 2019-04-16$65—Face to FaceView Details

Tues., 6-8:30 p.m., Great Lakes Campus, Rm. 251. Select one, two, or all three classes. Each one features different foods. Feb. 12: breakfast meals, side dishes, tea tasting. March 5: soups, salads, dressings, healthy fats. April 16: main dishes, family meal planning. Are you ready to increase your energy and transform your health with a nutrient-packed meal plan? Join registered dietitian Carol Bell to learn how to create easy, colorful and delicious meals that harness the healing power of food. You will find the inspiration and tools to shift from eating processed foods to an anti-inflammatory meal plan that doctors are recommending. We will create and sample tasty foods that connect cooking to health.

  • Seats available: Approximately 13. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Great Lakes  — Maps
  • Course ID =328977576
Learn to See As an Artist Sees--and You Can Draw as an Artist Draws—2019-04-16 through 2019-05-21$129—Face to FaceView Details

6 Tues., 3:30-5:30 p.m., University Center Rm. 219. Drawing has very little to do with natural talent and everything to do with learning how to see the way an artist sees. Learn why you draw the way you do and discover a step-by-step method that teaches accessing the right side of the brain. Yes, you can learn to draw! Bring an inexpensive 11 x 14 inch drawing pad, two pencils, and a kneaded eraser.

  • Seats available: Approximately 24. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =333318809
Quantum Spirituality: What Is the Matter? —2019-04-16 through 2019-04-16$35—Face to FaceView Details

Tues., 6-8:30 p.m., University Center Rm. 219. What is quantum spirituality and how does it matter to YOUR life? Join Kennith James Scott to study the boundaries of physics and our current understanding of what makes the material world material. On the edges of scientific exploration, using the most sophisticated equipment, scientists are finding phenomena that challenge our mental model of reality. What if our mental model of reality is the only barrier between us and spirit?

  • Seats available: Approximately 8. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =333320075
No More Pain in the Neck!—2019-04-16 through 2019-04-23$49—Face to FaceView Details

2 Tues., 1-3 p.m., University Center Rm. 213. Every day we perform a myriad of tasks that put stress and strain on the muscles of our neck, shoulders and upper back: sitting at a computer, driving a car, talking on the phone -- even reading in bed! The culprit is not the task itself, but rather the way in which we perform it, using poor posture and faulty movement habits. Join Alice Brydges, movement therapist, and learn simple, effective lessons that will help ease muscular tension, and allow you to recognize when a faulty movement pattern has taken over. The end result? Walk away with movement skills and strategies that will enable you to perform daily tasks with more comfort, ease, fluidity and... no more pain in the neck! We will be both sitting in chairs and lying on the floor. Bring a blanket or mat on which to lie, as well as an additional blanket or beach towel that can be used as a head support.

  • Seats available: Approximately 12. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =331104294
Sailing—2019-04-16 through 2019-06-18$179—Face to FaceView Details

10 Tues., 6:30-8:30 p.m., Great Lakes Campus, Rm. 101. Americas Boating Club (ABC) course. Discover sailing this summer on beautiful Grand Traverse Bay. Novice and experienced sailors will enjoy learning the comprehensive essentials of sailing. Classroom learning and on-the-water sessions each week provide sailing experience and a chance to apply concepts learned. Topics include: nomenclature, boat designs, rigging, safety, and sail types and processes, helmsmanship, essential knots and lines, handling emergencies, navigation rules, and boat management in heavy weather. On-the-water sessions are arranged with the instructor.

  • Seats available: Approximately 8. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Great Lakes  — Maps
  • Course ID =329011406
Wildlife Photography—2019-04-17 through 2019-04-17$49—Face to FaceView Details

Wed., 6-9 p.m., University Center Rm. 219. Learn photography techniques to help you capture images of wildlife in their natural environment from award-winning nature and wildlife photographer, Charles St. Charles. Discuss the need-to-have equipment and ways to save money on nice-to-have equipment. Discover strategies for getting close to your subjects, capturing behavior and having long term photographic projects and relationships with wildlife. Get tips on where to photograph animals locally and nationally.

  • Seats available: Approximately 16. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =329004161
Golf Technique and Strategy Improvement—2019-04-17 through 2019-05-08$99—Face to FaceView Details

4 Wed., 10-11 a.m., at Golf Center (6270 Secor Road). This indoor golf class is designed for those with some golf experience. You will review the basics of a good golf game with personal coaching from a pro. Learn to better manage a course--which clubs to use for specific situations, handling different clubs, and reading a course. You will practice drives, chip shots, and putting in a great indoor environment. Video analysis of your swing will help you better understand what really influences a golf shot as you work to improve your skills. The Golf Center includes indoor hitting stations for your long and short game, Full Swing Simulators, and putting green. Cost includes range balls, simulator fees, and instruction.

  • Seats available: Approximately 6. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  — Maps
  • Course ID =329004046
Getting the Most from Your Android Tablet or Phone—2019-04-18 through 2019-04-18$49—Face to FaceView Details

Thurs., 1-4 p.m., University Center Rm. 06. Android is the powerful system behind all mobile devices other than iPads and iPhones. Learn to use your Android device efficiently. You will discover setting options, identify function buttons, enter and share contacts, download programs, upload pictures, and navigate through programs and apps. Discover tips and techniques to get the most out of these powerful mobile devices. Bring your fully charged device to class for hands-on experience.

  • Seats available: Approximately 11. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =328817469
Writing Personal Essays: The Art of Telling Your Story—2019-04-18 through 2019-04-25$59—Face to FaceView Details

2 Thurs., 6:30-8:30 p.m., University Center Rm. 214. Anais Nin writes, We write to taste life twice, in the moment and in retrospect. Explore the power of language to convey experiences from your life, and to weigh, with words, the distance between the past and the present. Whether you are trying your hand at writing for the first time, or deep into a memoir of your own, we invite you to ask questions about the moments of your life that resonate most powerfully in your memory, and to tell your story. Instructor Jaimien Delp, MA in Creative Writing, is an award-winning poet and essayist. Please bring something with which to write (laptop or notebook).

  • Seats available: Approximately 5. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =328849443
Course ClosedPastels at Your Pace—2019-04-19 through 2019-05-10$149—Face to FaceView Details

4 Fri., 6-8 p.m., Fine Arts Bldg. Rm. 130. Whether you are a novice or experienced artist, this class is for you! Join artist Linda Alice Dewey as she shares her 50 years of pastel painting experience, during four practical, sit-at-the-easel sessions. You will receive individualized guidance from your first session, where you will paint a piece of fruit (to familiarize yourself with the medium), to your last session, where you will paint the subject of your choice. Discover different types of pastels, papers to use, various techniques, plus more! Everything is provided, but if you already have pastels you like, you are welcome to bring them.

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: Main campus  — Maps
  • Course ID =329005376
Couch to 5K—2019-04-22 through 2019-06-05$125—Face to FaceView Details

7 Mon. and Wed., 5:30-6:30 p.m. (no class May 27), Meets at Darrow Park (corner of Monroe St. and Bay St.) Are you aiming to run/walk a 5K race? Join a group for coaching and support and take those first steps--or re-step - into running after an injury or a long winter! In just 7 incredible weeks, you will go from mostly walking to mostly running. Good form is critical to effective and efficient running; have your stride observed and receive individualized tips. Learn new warm-up exercises to thwart injury, dynamic stretches to prepare your body for movement, and best nutritional practices for good clean energy. Wear comfortable clothing and good running shoes--and come rain or shine!

  • Seats available: Approximately 15. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  — Maps
  • Course ID =328970430
Starting a Business Workshop—2019-04-23 through 2019-04-23$1—Face to FaceView Details

Tues., 8:30-11 a.m., University Center Rm. 209. Are you in the beginning stages of starting a business, in need of capital, or simply considering self-employment? This fast-paced workshop format helps you assess your ability to lead and manage a company and evaluate market and sales potential for your product/service. Explore the fundamentals of writing a business plan. Other topics covered include determining concept feasibility, start-up costs, financing options, and the basics of business planning, along with other necessary steps to launch your business. The $59 cost of this class is underwritten by Small Business Development Center (SBDC). Completion of this workshop provides access to meeting with an SBDC consultant one-on-one. The workshop is free, but registration is required. Register online at www.nmc.edu/ees and use Discount Code: FREE or call (231) 995-1700.

  • Seats available: Approximately 14. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =328721548
Artisan Pizza —2019-04-23 through 2019-04-23$79—Face to FaceView Details

Tues., 6-9 p.m., Great Lakes Campus, Rm. 251. Discover the secrets of selecting and assembling artisan pizza without the traditional sauce. Learn the art of making and stretching your own pizza dough from scratch. Caramelize onions, review a variety of cheeses and understand how different toppings complement each other. Combine colorful vegetables, fresh herbs, delicious cheeses and meats to make unusual pizza combinations such as a Tomato, Basil and Corn Pizza; a Blue Cheese, Walnut and Pear Pizza; a Shrimp Scampi Pizza and even a Chocolate Dessert Pizza. Bring take home containers for anything you do not sample in class.

  • Seats available: Approximately 6. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Great Lakes  — Maps
  • Course ID =328979878
So You Want to Start a Nonprofit—2019-04-24 through 2019-04-24$39—Face to FaceView Details

Wed., 6-8 p.m., University Center Rm. 204. Thinking about starting a new 501(c)(3) nonprofit but not sure what it takes? Or, grappling with the question of whether to be a nonprofit or for profit entity? This course is a primer on the basic legal, tax, and organizational requirements for forming and operating a nonprofit as compared to a for profit. Working with Kate Redman, nonprofit attorney and founder of Commonplace, you will come away with a practical understanding of the basics for setting up a new tax exempt organization.

  • Seats available: Approximately 22. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =334727509
Photography: Starting with the Image—2019-04-24 through 2019-04-24$49—Face to FaceView Details

Wed., 6-9 p.m., University Center Rm. 214. Take your images to the next level by taking a different approach to improving your photography. Rather than start with the camera, dials and settings, we will start with the image. Review some of the most common problems faced in creating the images you want, and then work backwards to figure out the steps needed to achieve each. We will also talk about how you can make your camera capture that image you have visualized in your head.

  • Seats available: Approximately 17. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =328992535
Improve Your Photo Compositions—2019-04-24 through 2019-04-24$49—Face to FaceView Details

Wed., 6-9 p.m., University Center Rm. 219. Ramp up your photography as you learn what makes a well-composed image. Discover how to keep the viewers attention when they look into your image; how to look and think about a scene before you photograph it; and how you can use characteristics of the scene to help guide the eye around the image. Review compositional tips then have an opportunity to look at your own images and discuss positive things that work or ways to improve the photo. Bring images if you want to participate in the class review.

  • Seats available: Approximately 23. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =329003939
Healthy Indulgence—2019-04-25 through 2019-04-25$79—Face to FaceView Details

Thurs., 6-9 p.m., Great Lakes Campus, Rm. 251. Everyone loves Italian food, but traditional dishes are heavy in wheat and cheese that can leave you feeling stuffed and lethargic. With simple substitutions you can enjoy this classic cuisine and feel satisfied and energetic. Learn through hands-on practice and recipe demos, the benefits of adding more plant-based foods to your diet, and how easy that can be. Prepare and sample Italian-inspired dishes that will thrill your taste buds including an appetizer, salad, entree, and dessert. Bring containers to take home any creations you do not sample in class.

  • Seats available: Approximately 13. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Great Lakes  — Maps
  • Course ID =328971022
Downrigger Fishing: Rig Your Boat for Results—2019-04-25 through 2019-04-25$49—Face to FaceView Details

<p>Thurs., 6-9 p.m., Great Lakes Campus, Rm. 111. Learn how to rig your boat for big lake fishing success. If you are new to downrigger fishing, or simply want to learn more about trolling equipment, system designs, rig set ups and latest techniques, this is for you. Get essential information about mounting and mounting devices, divers, planers, line release, common set up mistakes, comfort and safety, and how to find fish. It is useful to bring a photo of your boats layout with you.</p><br><br>

  • Seats available: Approximately 23. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Great Lakes  — Maps
  • Course ID =328990514
Social Partner Dancing—2019-04-26 through 2019-06-14$95—Face to FaceView Details

7 Fri., 7-8:45 p.m. (no class May 24), Phys. Ed. Dance Rm. 120. Maybe you have always wanted to dance, already love to dance, or have a wedding or event coming up where dancing is expected. Here is a Friday night fun answer. Learn to connect with your partner and be able to dance to any kind of music -- to listen, lead, follow, to trust, and to support your partner and become a much better dancer. Explore specific dance styles including swing, jitterbug, slow-dancing, and waltz which can be used anywhere from ballrooms to weddings to nightclubs to a romantic evening at home. For beginners and those wanting to develop the next stage of their dancing style. No partner necessary. Wear slippery-soled shoes.

  • Seats available: Approximately 34. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  — Maps
  • Course ID =334948773
Birding by Ear —2019-04-26 through 2019-04-27$49—Face to FaceView Details

Class meets twice: Fri., April 26, 6:30-8:30 p.m., University Center Rm. 219 and Sat., April 27, 8-10:30 a.m. (field trip) in Empire at NPS Headquarters (directions provided at 1st class). Add a new dimension to your enjoyment of local birds by learning to recognize them by their songs. Begin this spring adventure in the classroom as naturalist, Alice VanZoeren shares photos, recordings, and tips about how to listen to distinguish one bird song from another. For session two, you will need your walking shoes as you head to Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore to listen and look for returning spring migrants (field trip meets 8-10:30 a.m.) This course qualifies towards the Naturalist Certificate. Bring binoculars and dress for the weather. The morning field trip details and carpooling will be arranged at the first session.

  • Seats available: Approximately 1. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =330363259
The Wedding Dance—2019-04-28 through 2019-04-28$35—Face to FaceView Details

Sun., 5-8 p.m., Phys. Ed. Dance Rm. 120. Congratulations, someone is getting married! The date is quickly approaching, and you need a dance lesson. This one-night class is for the lucky bride and groom, parents, relatives, the entire wedding party, or anyone simply attending a wedding celebration who needs some serious help before the big day. Learn basic moves and how to connect with your partner so you will be able to dance to any kind of music. Use these newly learned moves to feel comfortable while still looking good. No partner necessary. Wear slippery-soled shoes.

  • Seats available: Approximately 38. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  — Maps
  • Course ID =328868075
Course ClosedSpring Wildflowers - Intro to Botany—2019-04-29 through 2019-05-13$99—Face to FaceView Details

3 Mon., 10 a.m.-1 p.m., University Center Rm. 216. Join this exploration of spring-blooming wildflowers. Learn the parts of a plant, traits of common wildflower families, the common and scientific names of spring wildflowers along with the natural history of the communities that we visit. You will leave with the information and understanding needed to identify common spring wildflowers by sight. After the first day, be prepared for 2-3 mile hikes by bringing sturdy shoes, bug spray, hat, water, a sack lunch, and a magnifying lens to more easily see characteristics of flowers. This course qualifies towards the Naturalist Certificate.

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =330521823
Wilderness First Responder Certification -- Hybrid Course Format—2019-04-29 through 2019-05-17$899—Face to FaceView Details

Online Session Begins April 29, In-class Sessions: May 13-17, 9 a.m.-5 p.m,.NMC University Center Rm. 07. Wilderness First Responder (WFR) training is rapidly growing as an important credential for anyone who works outdoors, such as outfitters, guides, trip leaders, outdoor educators, forestry and park personnel and anyone working or playing in remote areas. The Remote Medical International Wilderness First Responder emphasizes decision-making, hands-on skills, and the theoretical knowledge necessary to function in remote areas. The Hybrid Wilderness First Responder certification is a combination online and onsite course that requires approximately 20-30 hours of pre-course instruction in an online learning environment and five days of class/field coursework. This dynamic classroom and field course provides you with technical knowledge and field experience to handle tough emergency situations. Food and lodging are not included. Space is limited. Register by March 29 and save $100.

  • Seats available: Approximately 14. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =328545364
Happy Healthy Hips and Lower Back —2019-04-30 through 2019-05-07$49—Face to FaceView Details

2 Tues., 1-3 p.m., University Center Rm. 213. The hip joint is a ball-and-socket joint constructed for movement in many directions, including rotation; did you know that its ability to move freely is intimately connected with the overall condition of your lower back? Unfortunately many movement patterns that we develop contradict or interfere with these natural movements. Using specific movement lessons, learn better, more efficient ways to move your lower back and hips in order to recover mobility and avoid injury and pain. Discover a fuller, more comfortable range of motion in your hips, pelvis and lower back. Develop smoother, more coordinated movement through your core and increase ease when sitting, standing and walking. Build better alignment and overall posture.

  • Seats available: Approximately 10. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =331114735
Happily Ever After Means Communication—2019-05-02 through 2019-05-02$129—Face to FaceView Details

Thurs., 6-8:30 p.m., University Center Rm. 212. Great communication is the basis of any fulfilling relationship. But most of us will choose someone who communicates differently than we do. Those who need to verbally process often choose those who need to get away and think about it. In the end, it is often not the issue at hand that causes stress in a relationship, but the manner in which each partner communicates. Knowing how to communicate with this person who is put together differently than you is essential for a happy relationship. This FUN, small investment will take your relationship to the next level. ALL adult couples of all ages welcome. Register one individual from each couple so you pay the fee only once (price is $129 per couple).

  • Seats available: Approximately 8. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =328973944
Become a Certified Personal Trainer - ACE—2019-05-02 through 2019-05-09$399—Face to FaceView Details

Meets 8 consecutive days, May 2-9; weekday classes meet 5-9 p.m.; weekend classes meet 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Beckett Bldg. Rm. 148. Gain essential knowledge and practical skills to become an entry-level fitness trainer. Through classroom and fitness center time, learn guidelines for instructing safe, effective, and purposeful exercise, essentials of the client-trainer relationship, conducting fitness assessments, and designing and implementing appropriate exercise programming. Course materials are from the American Council on Exercise (ACE). Upon successful completion, you will receive an NMC Certificate of Completion, 3.6 Continuing Education Units (CEUs), CPR certification, and be prepared to take the ACE national exam. The 36-hour training meets evenings and weekends. Price does not include the text, ACE Personal Trainer Manual (available at the NMC bookstore) or the certification exam. For details, email Zack Light (jlight@nmc.edu). Testing information at www.nmc.edu/ees.

  • Seats available: Approximately 15. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  — Maps
  • Course ID =328602678
Fly Fishing: An Introductory Workshop—2019-05-06 through 2019-05-06$75—Face to FaceView Details

Mon., 6-9 p.m., University Center Rm. 219. Join local fly fishing expert Chuck Hawkins as he teaches you the fundamentals of fly fishing. This fun introduction includes an overview of rods and reels along with a hands-on casting session. Leave with a good understanding of what you need to get started in this popular sport. Opportunities abound for great fly fishing in the Grand Traverse area, so accelerate your skills and join the fun.

  • Seats available: Approximately 10. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =328991198
Amazing Asparagus—2019-05-09 through 2019-05-09$79—Face to FaceView Details

Thurs., 6-9 p.m., Great Lakes Campus, Rm. 251. Michigan is the second largest producer of asparagus. In this culinary journey, explore some of the many ways to enjoy this local vegetable. Learn how to make a rich and creamy dairy-free asparagus soup, bacon/asparagus twists, garlic shrimp and asparagus with roasted lemon butter, asparagus/goat cheese/bacon tart and more. Bring take-home containers for anything you do not sample in class.

  • Seats available: Approximately 9. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Great Lakes  — Maps
  • Course ID =328980007
Birding by Ear -- A Sequel—2019-05-10 through 2019-05-11$49—Face to FaceView Details

Class meets twice: Fri., May 10, 6:30-8:30 p.m., University Center Rm. 219 and Sat., May 11, 8-10:30 a.m. (field trip). Once you have been introduced to over a dozen local birds in the previous class, you are ready to fly a little further. Learn to identify more birds by behaviors, sight, and song through a media-enhanced classroom session and field trip. The classroom portion prepares you for a Leelanau County outdoor morning (8-10:30 a.m.) birding experience to apply what you have learned. This course qualifies towards the Naturalist Certificate. Bring binoculars and dress for the weather. The morning field trip details and carpools will be arranged at the first session.

  • Seats available: Approximately 6. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =330523981
Lifelong Learning Campus Day for Age 50+ $39—2019-05-10 through 2019-05-10$39—Face to FaceView Details

Fri., 9:45 a.m.-2:30 p.m., NMC University Center. Create your own learning day! Select three sessions from over 40 unique options about the ever-changing world in which we live - from regional issues to area attractions, tech skills, wellness, travel, the arts, and more. Hear from community experts and NMC faculty. To order the convenient box lunch, choose the $39 option; or choose the $29 option and bring your own lunch for the get-acquainted lunch break. Beverages are provided. Low-income registration is $15, with lunch it is $10 additional. Session topics will be available at the end of April at www.nmc.edu/ees and by mail. Register now for this sellout event, and you will receive session choices one week before they are mailed to the community in April.

  • Seats available: Approximately 161. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =330037177
Lifelong Learning Campus Day for Age 50+ $29—2019-05-10 through 2019-05-10$29—Face to FaceView Details

Fri., 9:45 a.m.-2:30 p.m., NMC University Center. Create your own learning day! Select three sessions from over 40 unique options about the ever-changing world in which we live - from regional issues to area attractions, tech skills, wellness, travel, the arts, and more. Hear from community experts and NMC faculty. To order the convenient box lunch, choose the $39 option; or choose the $29 option and bring your own lunch for the get-acquainted lunch break. Beverages are provided. Low-income registration is $15, with lunch it is $10 additional. Session topics will be available at the end of April at www.nmc.edu/ees and by mail. Register now for this sellout event, and you will receive session choices one week before they are mailed to the community in April.

  • Seats available: Approximately 191. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =334913779
The Wedding Dance—2019-05-12 through 2019-05-12$35—Face to FaceView Details

Sun., 5-8 p.m., Phys. Ed. Dance Rm. 120. Congratulations, someone is getting married! The date is quickly approaching, and you need a dance lesson. This one-night class is for the lucky bride and groom, parents, relatives, the entire wedding party, or anyone simply attending a wedding celebration who needs some serious help before the big day. Learn basic moves and how to connect with your partner so you will be able to dance to any kind of music. Use these newly learned moves to feel comfortable while still looking good. No partner necessary. Wear slippery-soled shoes.

  • Seats available: Approximately 38. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  — Maps
  • Course ID =334570203
America's Boating Course—2019-05-14 through 2019-05-28$65—Face to FaceView Details

3 Tues., 6-9 p.m., Great Lks. Campus, Rm. 112. Learn the fundamentals of safe boating in this core Americas Boating Club (ABC) course. Successful completion qualifies you for personal watercraft operator certification in Michigan. Topics include: boat components and safe operation; the rules and regulations as they apply to boating in the USA and state of Michigan; boat navigation; and communication. Discussion includes how to deal with a boat in adverse conditions and how to operate boating equipment such as a boat trailer and personal water craft (PWC), and how to tie knots that are essential to safe boating. Must attend each day to achieve certification. Important information: Those born after July 1, 1996, may operate a boat legally only if they have been issued a boating safety certificate and have it on board the boat. Those born after Dec. 31,1978, and at least 16 years of age, may operate a PWC legally and unrestricted only if they have obtained a boating safety certificate.

  • Seats available: Approximately 19. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Great Lakes  — Maps
  • Course ID =334570376
Course ClosedWild Mushrooms of Spring—2019-05-15 through 2019-05-15$59—Face to FaceView Details

Wed., 6:30-8:30 p.m., University Center Rm. 219. Spring is a wonderful time to forage for wild mushrooms. Join mushroom experts Jim Moses and Linda Grigg as you learn about the fungi of spring. From early Red Cups to the Oysters and Chanterelles of summer, gain understanding of species and their defining characteristics and traits. Enjoy discussions of habitat, culinary and medicinal uses, and environment benefits along with tips and tricks for hunting the ever-popular Morels. Participants must have taken the Wild Mushroom Identification Basics class or have instructor permission prior to enrolling in this class. Naturalist Certificate students will receive elective credit.

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =334521438
Wilderness First Aid—2019-05-18 through 2019-05-19$399—Face to FaceView Details

Sat. and Sun., 8 a.m.-5 p.m., University Center Rm. 07. Wilderness First Aid (WFA) provides introductory medical skills to individuals working or playing in remote environments, whose primary responsibility is not emergency response. Learn to make informed medical decisions when definitive care is hours away. Gain skills and confidence as you work through scenario-based problem solving. The WFA includes short lectures, interactive labs, and realistic practice scenarios that help participants master the central concepts of remote medicine and effectively respond to emergencies. Learn how to effectively manage basic wounds, infection, shock, head injuries, spinal injuries, respiratory and cardiac emergencies, abdominal pain, metabolic and allergic reactions, and altered mental states. Bring a bag lunch. Course size is limited. Register by May 1 and save $30.

  • Seats available: Approximately 15. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =334569539
Trade and Craft Show Selling—2019-05-30 through 2019-05-30$39—Face to FaceView Details

Thurs., 6-8 p.m., University Center Rm. 209. Discover time-tested strategies to get return on investment out of Festivals and Trade or Craft Shows. Learn how to successfully set up a booth, the best prospecting methods, and how to avoid traps that commonly waste time and energy at an event. Pick up tips on how to leverage your involvement before and after the event. This is a perfect prep for the upcoming season of shows.

  • Seats available: Approximately 23. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =334569535
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