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Call (231) 995-1700 to registerAdvanced Bicycle Maintenance— 2018-04-12 through 2018-04-10$49— Face to FaceView Details

Thurs., 6-8 p.m., Parsons-Stulen Bldg. Rm. 155. Attention experienced riders, racers, aspiring bike mechanics, and all around enthusiasts! Take your bicycle maintenance skills to the next level in this demonstration course. Learn essential steps, tools and equipment needed replace your derailleur cables and housing and then tuning the bike up after replacing them. Bike tinkering is more fun when you know how to do it right. Optional text, The Big Blue Book of Bicycle Repair, is available at the NMC-EES office for $25.<br><br>

  • Seats available : 0 .
  • Location : Aero Park  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260641810
Amazing Asparagus— 2018-05-10 through 2018-05-10$79— Face to FaceView Details

Thurs, 6-9 pm, Oleson Center Kitchen Rm. 129. Michigan is the second largest producer of asparagus. In this culinary journey, you'll explore some of the many ways to enjoy this local vegetable. Learn how to make a rich and creamy asparagus soup, herb frittata with asparagus and goat cheese, handmade pizza with roasted asparagus and ricotta cheese, and more. Bring take-home containers for anything you don't sample in class.

  • Seats available : Approximately 11 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260173865
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerAmerica's Boating Course— 2018-04-23 through 2018-05-07$65— Face to FaceView Details

3 Mon., 6-9 p.m., Great Lakes Campus Rm. 103. An America's Boating Club course. Learn the fundamentals of safe boating in this core America's Boating Club 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. <br><br>

  • Seats available : Approximately 17 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : Great Lakes  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260637641
Anchoring— 2018-05-09 through 2018-05-09$50— Face to FaceView Details

Wed., 7-9 p.m., Great Lakes Campus Rm. 111. America's Boating Club seminar. This seminar assists boaters in understanding the issues and problems involving the theories of anchor weight, the methods used to anchor, and the choices of anchor types for the area of boating. The slides and notations on anchoring are intended to raise awareness of the need for correct anchor choices and the mechanics of proper anchoring techniques. The knowledge gained from completing this seminar will increase the boater's understanding of the conditions and situations involved in anchoring a boat and the need for a proper anchor choice.<br><br>

  • Seats available : Approximately 16 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : Great Lakes  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260635014
An Introduction to Mandarin Chinese— 2018-04-26 through 2018-05-03$49— Face to FaceView Details

2 Thurs, 6-8 pm, Main Campus Beckett Bldg Rm 147. Learn to communicate in Chinese! Explore this intriguing and musical language for use in traveling, talking with Mandarin speakers in the U.S., or just expanding your mind. Understand the basics of pinyin (the Chinese phonetic system) and the four tones of Mandarin. Become familiar with basic vocabulary and phrases, and explore useful cultural information. You'll also get started recognizing and writing Chinese characters.

  • Seats available : Approximately 20 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260088394
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerAn Introduction to Voiceovers (Online)— 2018-01-02 through 2018-05-11$49— OnlineView Details

Begin this online course anytime. Date will be arranged with the instructor. Do people tell you that you have a great voice? Enjoy a fun and empowering 90-minute introductory workshop taught by a professional voice actor. Learn about different types of voiceovers and what tools you need to find success in this industry. You'll be coached in this one-on-one video chat as you read from real scripts so that you can receive a professional voiceover evaluation later. Check out the video at http://www.voicesforall.com/ooo to get a better sense of how the class works. Must be 18 or over. Upon enrolling, you will be assigned to one of Voices For All's professional voiceover actor/instructors. Call 231-995-1700 to enroll.

  • Seats available : Approximately 23 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260052533
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerBasic Bike Maintenance— 2018-04-03 through 2018-04-03$59— Face to FaceView Details

Tues., 6-8 p.m., Parsons-Stulen Bldg. Rm. 155. 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. <br><br>

  • Seats available : Approximately 1 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : Aero Park  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260642316
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerBecome a Certified Personal Trainer - ACE— 2018-04-19 through 2018-04-26$399— Face to FaceView Details

Meets 8 consecutive days. Weekday classes 5-9 pm, Weekend classes 9 am-3 pm, Beckett Bldg. Rm. 149. Gain essential knowledge and practical skills to become an entry-level fitness trainer. Through classroom and fitness center time, learn guidelines for instructing exercise, conducting fitness assessments, and designing and implementing appropriate exercise programming. 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 11 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260053612
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerBeginning American Sign Language— 2018-04-10 through 2018-05-29$119— Face to FaceView Details

8 Tues, 5:30-7:30 pm., Main Campus Scholars Hall Rm 207. American Sign Language (ASL) is the fourth most used language in the USA. Learn basic vocabulary and phrasing and be introduced to the manual alphabet and finger spelling. Develop the ability to carry on a conversation in ASL and become exposed to ASL grammar. You will also gain insight into the deaf culture.

  • Seats available : Approximately 13 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260088767
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerBeginning French— 2018-04-03 through 2018-03-12$89— Face to FaceView Details

8 Tues, 6:30-8 pm., Main Campus Scholars Hall Rm 202. Get started or brush up on those French language skills to enhance your travel experience, empower your business skills, and/or exercise and improve your brain function! You'll learn vocabulary, phrases, and sentences; essential language structure; and gain insights into French culture guided by your native French instructor, Madame Parker. The required text, French in 10 Minutes a Day, may be purchased at the NMC Bookstore (995-1285).

  • Seats available : 0 .
  • Location : Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260086232
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerBeginning HTML— 2018-04-10 through 2018-04-24$139— Face to FaceView Details

3 Tues, 6-8:30 pm, 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 8 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260092006
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerBeginning Yoga— 2018-04-04 through 2018-06-06$139— Face to FaceView Details

10 Weds, 10-11:15 am. 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 = 260714829
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerBeginning Yoga— 2018-04-05 through 2018-05-03$69— Face to FaceView Details

5 Thurs, 5:45-7 pm. 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 11 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260714859
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerBehind the Screen--The Network that Runs Your Cellphone! — 2018-04-03 through 2018-04-10$59— Face to FaceView Details

Tues,Thur,Tues, 5:30-7:30 pm, University Center Rm. 215Explore 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'll 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'--here's to learning how it works!

  • Seats available : Approximately 17 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260159369
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerBikram Yoga— 2018-03-07 through 2018-05-05$230— Face to FaceView Details

9 weeks, Various days/times to attend. Orientation Weds, March 7, 3 pm. Hot Yoga: 105 degrees, 26 poses and two breathing exercises. Meets for 90 minutes, three times per week 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. Call (231) 392-4798 for details. Pre-requisite: good heart health; participants should not be pregnant. Mandatory orientations are required for new and returning Bikram Yoga students. Required orientation is Wed., Jan. 17 for the class that begins Jan. 17; orientation is Wed., March 7 for the class that begins March 7; both are 3 p.m. at Bikram Yoga Studio (845 S. Garfield Ave., next to Agave Restaurant). This course may also be taken for academic credit.

  • Seats available : Approximately 6 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260955985
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerBirding by Ear — 2018-04-20 through 2018-04-21$49— Face to FaceView Details

Fri, April 20, 6:30-8:30 pm, University Center Rm. 209 and Sat, April 21, 8-10:30 am (field trip ). 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'll 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 : 0 . Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location : University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260159393
Birding by Ear -- A Sequel— 2018-05-04 through 2018-05-05$49— Face to FaceView Details

Fri, May 4, 6:30-8:30 pm, University Center Rm. 209 and Sat, May 5, 8-10:30 am (field trip ). Once you've been introduced to over a dozen local birds in the previous class, you're 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've 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.<br><br>

  • Seats available : Approximately 12 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260160825
Boat Handling Under Power— 2018-05-07 through 2018-05-07$50— Face to FaceView Details

Mon., 7-9 p.m., Great Lakes Campus Rm. 111. America's Boating Club seminar. This seminar shows boaters how to depart and dock under a variety of conditions as well trimming the boat for the best operation underway.<br><br>

  • Seats available : Approximately 18 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : Great Lakes  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260635339
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerBook Boot Camp— 2018-04-18 through 2018-04-18$49— Face to FaceView Details

Weds, 6-9 pm., University Center Rm 217. Take your book to Book Boot Camp where you'll hone your knowledge of both craft and publishing. Join Heather Shumaker, author of Saving Arcadia, and learn how to conduct research, create authentic scenes, and navigate the traditional publishing world of agents, editors and publishers. This course is for writers with a work in progress or just a book idea, who want to write a compelling, readable story and learn the ins and outs of getting published. Bring your story alive! Also appropriate for curious readers who want to see what goes on behind the scenes in writing a book.

  • Seats available : Approximately 19 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260090192
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerChair Yoga— 2018-04-13 through 2018-06-29$129— Face to FaceView Details

12 Fri, 1-2 pm, at 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. Increase the benefits of this class by also enrolling in Mid-Day Meditation which precedes it at 12:15 pm.

  • Seats available : Approximately 18 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260160650
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerChicken Cookery— 2018-04-11 through 2018-04-11$79— Face to FaceView Details

Wed, 6-9 pm, Oleson Center Kitchen Rm. 129. 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 buying, cutting and whipping up delicious chicken dishes from a simple warm Chicken and Couscous Salad to fancier cuisines including Cider Braised Chicken with Brussels Sprouts and Apples, Chicken and Shrimp Paella, Chicken Breast with Chili Rub and Mango Salsa, and more. Infuse new life into a weeknight staple! Bring take-home containers for anything you don't sample in class.

  • Seats available : Approximately 8 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260174101
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerContinuing Conversational Spanish II — 2018-04-17 through 2018-06-05$115— Face to FaceView Details

8 Tues, 6-8 pm., Main Campus Beckett Bldg Rm 147. Keep your Spanish skills current. Open to anyone who has completed Conversational Spanish II or has previous Spanish speaking experience. Build on what you know as you increase your vocabulary, improve your pronunciation, and build confidence in the spoken language. Focus will be on the 100 most used Spanish words in order to maximize your opportunity for fluency in the everyday language. The required text, Spanish Now! Level 1, may be purchased at the NMC Bookstore (995-1285), CD is optional.

  • Seats available : Approximately 10 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260088007
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerConversational Spanish I— 2018-04-04 through 2018-03-14$139— Face to FaceView Details

10 Weds, 6-8 pm. University Center Rm 208. This beginning Spanish course focuses on pronunciation, basic speaking skills, and listening comprehension useful to the traveler, the businessperson, or those wishing to communicate on a social level with Spanish speakers. We will also look at written Spanish appropriate for the foreigner. The required text, Spanish Now! Level 1, may be purchased at the NMC Bookstore (995-1285), CD is optional.

  • Seats available : 0 .
  • Location : University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260087399
Cooking with Fresh Herbs— 2018-05-09 through 2018-05-09$79— Face to FaceView Details

Wed, 6-9 pm, Oleson Center Kitchen Rm. 129. Thyme, sage, tarragon, cilantro, chervil, and mint! These fresh herbs and others are appreciated for their complex flavor and the refreshing boost they give foods. End your cooking doldrums and watch a simple green salad spring to life with the addition of fresh herbs. Rejuvenate a basic chicken salad with a blend of herbs. Herb Provolone Scones with an herb infused butter transform an ordinary meal into something extraordinary. Rosemary cookies show how a natural sweet taste is heightened when mixed with herbs. Also included: tips on growing and freezing herbs, when to cut, and how to store fresh herbs. Bring containers to take home any creations you don't sample in class.

  • Seats available : Approximately 3 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260173935
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerCrash Course for (New) Managers— 2018-04-17 through 2018-04-13$59— Face to FaceView Details

Tues, 6-9 pm, University Center Rm. 218. Now that you're a manager, you have a lot more on your plate including getting all of your tasks completed, answering employee questions, and leading the team. You CAN do it all! Learn some tips, tricks, and communication skills to successfully navigate the management waters. Effectively coach your employees to elevate performance, handle customer complaints like a pro, and improve your own performance by asking for feedback from your supervisor and the entire team. Learn to lead by example in this crash course for new managers and seasoned managers alike.

  • Seats available : 0 .
  • Location : University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260065196
Crew Overboard— 2018-05-21 through 2018-05-21$50— Face to FaceView Details

Mon., 7-9 p.m., Great Lakes Campus Rm. 101. America's Boating Club seminar. Learn how to react, and then, how to recover a crewmember or passenger who accidentally falls overboard. The seminar covers vessel set-up and man overboard (MOB) equipment as well as maneuvering to keep the rescuer close to the person in the water. It also covers the responsibility of the person in the water in this emergency situation and methods of recovering that person.<br><br>

  • Seats available : Approximately 20 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : Great Lakes  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260634644
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerDog Training: Communication Fundamentals— 2018-04-07 through 2018-05-12$99— Face to FaceView Details

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

  • Seats available : Approximately 3 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : Aero Park  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 283132551
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerDog Training: Continuing— 2018-04-07 through 2018-05-12$99— Face to FaceView Details

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

  • Seats available : Approximately 5 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : Aero Park  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 283132566
Downrigger Fishing: Rig Your Boat for Results— 2018-04-26 through 2018-04-26$49— Face to FaceView Details

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's useful to bring a photo of your boat's layout with you.<br><br>

  • Seats available : Approximately 20 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : Great Lakes  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260641488
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerEmail Marketing Made Easy with MailChimp— 2018-04-10 through 2018-04-12$59— Face to FaceView Details

Tues and Thurs, 6-8 pm, 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, MyNorth media's email guru, 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 3 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260061167
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerEmergencies on Board a Boat— 2018-04-23 through 2018-04-23$50— Face to FaceView Details

Mon., 7-9 p.m., Great Lakes Campus Rm. 111. America's Boating Club seminar. This seminar is designed to prepare the prudent skipper for those unfortunate situations involving accidents and emergencies on board a boat. It will provide the skipper with the information to prepare adequately for common emergencies and how to actually deal with them when they occur. Topics such as preventing accidents, running aground, fire, getting lost, towing, medical conditions, as well as other often-encountered emergencies are covered.<br><br>

  • Seats available : Approximately 19 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : Great Lakes  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260636113
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerEnglish as a Second Language (ESL) Intermediate Level— 2018-04-03 through 2018-05-31$169— Face to FaceView Details

9 Tues and Thurs, 6-8 pm. Main Campus Beckett Bldg Rm 146. This course is designed for those with at least basic English skills. Build your vocabulary and improve your writing, reading, and conversation skills. Each week, we will study grammar and pronunciation through exercises, role play, and games. This class will help you if you wish to prepare for the citizenship exam, pursue further education, or improve your performance at work. There will be some individualizing to meet the needs and goals of class members.

  • Seats available : Approximately 8 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260767367
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerEnvironmental Studies--A Northern Michigan Overview— 2018-04-09 through 2018-04-16$85— Face to FaceView Details

<p>NOTE: APRIL 16 CLASS IS POSTPONED TO APRIL 18. Mon/Wed/Mon, April 9,11,16, 1-4 pm, University Center Rm. 213. How is the environment in Northern Michigan changing? What are the most pressing ecological issues facing our region? Explore issues pertinent to our forests, wetlands, the Great Lakes, and the human population. Sessions cover natural history, regional ecology, environmental management and sustainability. Gain a stronger sense of place, new insights, and practical knowledge in this up-to-date overview. This course is open to all and is a core course towards the Naturalist Certificate.</p><br><br>

  • Seats available : Approximately 11 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260160580
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerFeldenkrais— 2018-04-05 through 2018-06-07$115— Face to FaceView Details

10 Thurs, 11:15 am-12:15 pm, at Yoga For Health Education (1200 W. 11th St. Suite 211, 2nd floor Bldg. 50). Engage your brain's 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 brain's neuroplastic abilities to bring about improvements in flexibility and coordination, and increase ease and range of motion. Wear loose, comfortable clothing and bring your curiosity to explore from the inside out!

  • Seats available : Approximately 15 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260160375
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerFish and Seafood Butchery — 2018-04-18 through 2018-04-18$95— Face to FaceView Details

Wed, 6-9 pm, Oleson Center Kitchen Rm. 129. With the high price of cut, ready-to-buy seafood, learn the basics of fish and seafood butchery and get excited about cooking seafood. Experience the professional way to cut salmon, filet and debone a fish, clean shrimp, and open clams and oysters. Learn to sharpen and keep your tools as precise as possible. Prepare Linguine Fruit de Mer. Bring take containers and a cooler for anything you don't sample in class and possible leftover raw seafood.

  • Seats available : Approximately 4 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260174006
Course ClosedFly Fishing: An Introductory Workshop— 2018-04-30 through 2018-03-07$75— Face to FaceView Details

Mon., 6-9 p.m., University Center Rm. 216. 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. <br><br>

  • Seats available : -3 . Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location : University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260641163
Fly Fishing: An Introductory Workshop— 2018-05-07 through 2018-05-07$75— Face to FaceView Details

<p>Mon., 6-9 p.m., University Center Rm. 216. 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.</p><br><br>

  • Seats available : Approximately 3 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 282110370
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerForever Fit - Session 1 (1-2 hrs week)— 2018-01-08 through 2018-03-23$115— Face to FaceView Details

11 weeks. Designed for all ages and fitness levels. For less than $6 an hour (best price around), we'll 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 18+ hours a week of exercise classes for you! Schedule is subject to small changes. Find details at the Forever Fit link at nmc.edu/fitness.<br><br>

  • Seats available : Approximately 15 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260718947
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerForever Fit - Session 1 (3-4 hrs week)— 2018-01-08 through 2018-03-23$155— Face to FaceView Details

11 weeks. Designed for all ages and fitness levels. For less than $6 an hour (best price around), we'll 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 18+ hours a week of exercise classes for you! Schedule is subject to small changes. Find details at the Forever Fit link at nmc.edu/fitness.<br><br>

  • Seats available : Approximately 41 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260718922
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerForever Fit - Session 1 (5-6 hrs week)— 2018-01-08 through 2018-03-23$195— Face to FaceView Details

11 weeks. Designed for all ages and fitness levels. For less than $6 an hour (best price around), we'll 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 18+ hours a week of exercise classes for you! Schedule is subject to small changes. Find details at the Forever Fit link at nmc.edu/fitness.<br><br>

  • Seats available : Approximately 44 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260718894
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerForever Fit - Session 2 (1-2 hrs week)— 2018-04-02 through 2018-05-25$99— Face to FaceView Details

8 Weeks. Designed for all ages and fitness levels. For less than $6 an hour (best price around), we'll 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 18+ hours a week of exercise classes for you! Schedule is subject to small changes. Find details at the Forever Fit link at nmc.edu/fitness.<br><br>

  • Seats available : Approximately 21 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260720180
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerForever Fit - Session 2 (3-4 hrs week)— 2018-04-02 through 2018-05-25$139— Face to FaceView Details

8 Weeks. Designed for all ages and fitness levels. For less than $6 an hour (best price around), we'll 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 18+ hours a week of exercise classes for you! Schedule is subject to small changes. Find details at the Forever Fit link at nmc.edu/fitness.

  • Seats available : Approximately 38 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260720134
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerForever Fit - Session 2 (5-6 hrs week)— 2018-04-02 through 2018-05-25$189— Face to FaceView Details

8 weeks. Designed for all ages and fitness levels. For less than $6 an hour (best price around), we'll 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 18+ hours a week of exercise classes for you! Schedule is subject to small changes. Find details at the Forever Fit link at nmc.edu/fitness.

  • Seats available : Approximately 41 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260720164
From Takeoff to Return--Travel Planning and Safety Tips — 2018-04-25 through 2018-04-25$49— Face to FaceView Details

Wed, 1-4 pm, University Center Rm. 205. Be a seasoned traveler whether it's your first trip or your 100th! Be more than simply a tourist! Let Betsy Williams, former travel consultant, show you how to navigate the multitude of travel resource websites and gain a better understanding of destination selection and booking options. Find out how to build a personalized itinerary based on cultural experiences and attractions of interest to you. Explore resources that are available to help you stay safe and healthy for both domestic and overseas travel.

  • Seats available : Approximately 10 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260156068
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerGentle Yoga— 2018-04-10 through 2018-06-26$139— Face to FaceView Details

12 Tues, 10:15-11:30 am, 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 for movement.

  • Seats available : Approximately 3 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260160745
Glass Fusion for the Garden— 2018-05-08 through 2018-05-10$79— Face to FaceView Details

Tues, 6-9 pm and Thurs, 6-8 pm. Glass Artz Studio. 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'll 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. Meets at Glass Artz Studio (441 E Front St., TC).

  • Seats available : Approximately 9 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260047396
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerGolf Technique and Strategy Improvement— 2018-04-19 through 2018-05-10$99— Face to FaceView Details

4 Thurs., 10-11 a.m., Golf Center on Secor Rd. This indoor golf class is designed for those with some golf experience. You'll 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'll 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. Meets at Golf Center (6270 Secor Road).<br><br>

  • Seats available : 0 . Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location : Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260639916
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerGreat Decisions in US Foreign Policy 2018 -- Part 2— 2018-04-04 through 2018-04-25$59— Face to FaceView Details

4 Wed, 3-5 pm, University Center Rm. 214. Register for the 8-week series or either 4-week segment. 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. 2018 topics include The waning of Pax Americana?, Russia's foreign policy, China and America: the new geopolitical equation, media and foreign policy, Turkey: a partner in crisis, U.S. global engagement and the military, South Africa's fragile democracy and Global health: progress and challenges. The guide materials provide thought-provoking analyses complemented by updates and video segments. Briefing books (texts) are available in the EES office for $20. Please read the first topic prior to session one.

  • Seats available : Approximately 8 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260160058
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerGrowing Shiitake Mushrooms— 2018-04-11 through 2018-04-11$59— Face to FaceView Details

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

  • Seats available : Approximately 5 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : Aero Park  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260099816
How to Get the BEST Out of Your Employees— 2018-05-02 through 2018-05-02$49— Face to FaceView Details

Wed, 6-8:30 pm, University Center Rm. 218. Discover how to get the best out of your employees by setting clear expectations from the start and creating attainable goals and action plans. Develop communication techniques that help elevate employee engagement and work performance. See examples of successful goal setting and how to follow up to ensure goals are met. Learn how to hold employees accountable. Immediately apply the skills you learn and help your employees grow professionally.

  • Seats available : Approximately 9 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260063242
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerHow to Read and Interpret Financial Statements— 2018-04-19 through 2018-04-17$109— Face to FaceView Details

3 Thurs, 6-8:30 pm, Parsons-Stulen Bldg. Rm. 218. Financial statements can answer many questions--if you know what to ask. In clear language, we'll 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'll 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 : 0 .
  • Location : Aero Park  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260065585
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerItalian Bistro Fare — 2018-04-04 through 2018-04-05$79— Face to FaceView Details

Wed, 6-9 pm, Oleson Center Kitchen Rm. 129. Step into an old world bistro and discover Italian cooking the way it was meant to be. Learn classic techniques with a contemporary approach that can easily be applied in your home without hours of work. Explore the concept of bistro cooking and cuisine while you create delicious recipes to warm your spirit. Recipes include: Sicilian Broil, Chicken Conquistador, savory Chicken Saltimbocca, and an apple caramel tart. Savor the flavors of this simple, yet timeless cuisine. Bring containers to take home any creations you don't sample in class.

  • Seats available : 0 .
  • Location : Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260174179
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerKnitted Knockers— 2018-04-03 through 2018-03-28$49— Face to FaceView Details

Tues, 11 am - 4 pm. University Center Rm 214. Mastectomies increased 36% from 2005 to 2013. Knitted Knockers are breast prostheses designed to be knit from very soft yarn and worn inside a bra. Learn to knit these for yourself, for a friend or family member, or as a donation to the Munson Breast Health Center. Have fun not only making something very useful, but become aware of the need for such items in our community. You must be able to cast on, knit, purl, increase, decrease, and bind off. Don't worry if you're a bit rusty with your knitting -- there will be time to get you back up to speed. Materials list and syllabus will be sent prior to class.

  • Seats available : 0 .
  • Location : University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260046519
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerKnitted Knockers— 2018-04-07 through 2018-03-20$49— Face to FaceView Details

Sat, Noon-5pm. University Center Room 215. Mastectomies increased 36% from 2005 to 2013. Knitted Knockers are breast prostheses designed to be knit from very soft yarn and worn inside a bra. Learn to knit these for yourself, for a friend or family member, or as a donation to the Munson Breast Health Center. Have fun not only making something very useful, but become aware of the need for such items in our community. You must be able to cast on, knit, purl, increase, decrease, and bind off. Don't worry if you're a bit rusty with your knitting -- there will be time to get you back up to speed. Materials list and syllabus will be sent prior to class.

  • Seats available : 0 .
  • Location : University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260761376
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerKundalini Yoga Fire Series— 2018-04-05 through 2018-06-14$159— Face to FaceView Details

10 Thurs., 6:45-8:45 pm. 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 14 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260953458
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerLearn to See As an Artist Sees--and You Can Draw as an Artist Draws— 2018-04-18 through 2018-05-23$129— Face to FaceView Details

6 Wed, 3:30-5:30 pm, University Center Rm. 204. 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 12 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260160180
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerLIFE Lunch-April: The History and Future of the Botanic Garden at Historic Barns— 2018-04-20 through 2018-04-20$10— Face to FaceView Details

<p>Fri, Noon-1:30 pm, University Center Rm. 215. Hungry to learn? Attend a LIFE Lunch and discover interesting people, places and ideas. You bring a sack lunch, we'll provide riveting topics, and together we'll enjoy the lunch-and-learns. Presentation description: Discover one of Traverse City's greatest transformations! The old Northern Michigan Asylum is now the setting of a vibrant asset to our community, The Botanic Garden at Historic Barns Park. Get the scoop from Botanic Garden Executive Director, Karen Schmidt, on what led to the downfall of the asylum and the bright colorful future the garden has in store. This 600-acre farm is filled with history and secrets and is currently being cultivated into a beautiful botanic garden. This spring over 20,000 bulbs will be in bloom! Bring a sack lunch; beverages and dessert provided. Pre-registration is required.</p><br><br>

  • Seats available : Approximately 15 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260159687
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerMah Jongg Madness— 2018-04-09 through 2018-04-30$79— Face to FaceView Details

4 Mon, 1-4 pm, University Center Rm. 216, (no class May 28). 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 : Approximately 3 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260160675
Mah Jongg Madness— 2018-05-07 through 2018-06-04$79— Face to FaceView Details

4 Mon, 1-4 pm, University Center Rm. 216. 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 : Approximately 6 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260160711
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerMastering the Boating Rules of the Road— 2018-04-09 through 2018-04-09$50— Face to FaceView Details

Mon., 7-9 p.m., Great Lakes Campus Rm. 111. America's Boating Club seminar. This seminar simplifies the sometimes complex law relating to boat operation for the recreational boater. It provides an explanation with examples of the 37 Rules of the Road for both the U.S. Inland Rules and the International Rules (COLREGS). It is a starting point for study preparation for the USCG License examination.<br><br>

  • Seats available : Approximately 18 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : Great Lakes  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260637281
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerMeditation: Beginning and Advancing— 2018-04-11 through 2018-06-27$119— Face to FaceView Details

12 Weds., Noon-1 pm. Crooked Tree Yoga Studio. 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'll learn meditation techniques and breath exercises. Includes discussion around the meditation experience, and the maturing of the mind. Meets at Crooked Tree Yoga Studio inside Epiphany East Salon (M-72 in Acme).

  • Seats available : Approximately 9 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260728749
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerMid-day Meditation — 2018-04-13 through 2018-06-29$109— Face to FaceView Details

12 Fri., 12:15-12:45 pm. Dennos Museum Center. Are you rushing from one thing to the next? Don't have time for meditation? Then this 30-minute class is for YOU! The time is now. Join a very experienced instructor to learn this life changing practice. With a busy mind that doesn't 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 follow at 1 p.m.

  • Seats available : Approximately 12 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260729232
MIOSHA 10-Hour Construction Safety Course— 2018-04-26 through 2018-04-27$188— Face to FaceView Details

Thurs and Fri, 8:30 am-4 pm, Aero Park Labs Bldg. Rm. 110B. Review regulations for the construction industry in this 10-hour program. Develop an accident prevention plan as required by Rule 114 of MIOSHA Construction Safety Standard Part 1, General Rules. Gain insight into MIOSHA inspection procedures while developing understanding of the most frequently cited MIOSHA violations. Emphasis is placed on recognizing hazards and describing safe work practices to eliminate or control those hazards. Approved for Residential Builders Pre-Licensure Safety Training Requirements. Participants receive MIOSHA and OSHA 10-hour cards upon successful completion (30 days after completion). Check-in is at 8:30 a.m. Lunch is provided both days.

  • Seats available : Approximately 7 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : Aero Park  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260093661
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerMore Zentangle— 2018-04-12 through 2018-04-02$89— Face to FaceView Details

4 Thurs., 5:30-7:30 pm, University Center Rm. 219. Ramp up what you learned in Zentangle Method for Mindfulness and explore further tangles and techniques. Begin a journey to establish a workable daily Zentangle practice. Explore adding color along with Renaissance tiles and inks and black tiles with white ink. Deepen awareness of yourself, your art and your life, one stroke at a time. Bring a journal or a small sketch pad that has Bristol Vellum or watercolor paper. All other tiles and pens will be provided.<br><br>

  • Seats available : 0 .
  • Location : University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 259992867
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerMusic Appreciation— 2018-01-16 through 2018-05-03$360— Face to FaceView Details

15 Tues and Thur, 11:20 am - 12:50 pm. Fine Arts Rm 115. We'll 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 people's hearts through the ages. Together, we'll 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 : 0 . Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location : Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260062383
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerNMC Chamber Singers— 2018-01-15 through 2018-05-02$99— Face to FaceView Details

15 Mon and Weds, 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 5 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260063297
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerNMC Concert Band— 2018-01-16 through 2018-05-01$90— Face to FaceView Details

15 Tues, 7-9 pm. Milliken Auditorium. 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'll have an opportunity to perform significant concert and symphonic band repertoire through rehearsals and in two concerts per semester. To be eligible, you'll 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 jocampbell@nmc.edu for audition information.

  • Seats available : Approximately 15 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260063702
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerNMC Fitness Center - Public Annual— 2017-08-28 through 2018-08-24$200— Face to FaceView Details

Mon-Sat, Times vary check Fitness Center Scheduled hours. Do something today that your future self will thank you for! 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. There’s always a fitness specialist available to assist you in getting your fitness program on track and staying on track. Begin with a fitness analysis and instruction in proper use of all equipment which includes weight machine stations, cardio equipment, and dumbbells. The new facility has showers, changing room and a new atmosphere with windows to brighten up your fitness workout. Begin a membership anytime. NMC student rates and monthly rates are also available, call 995-1379 for details.

  • Seats available : Approximately 65 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 239431302
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerNMC Fitness Center - Public Term 4-month— 2017-08-28 through 2018-08-24$100— Face to FaceView Details

Mon-Sat, Times vary check Fitness Center schedule. Do something today that your future self will thank you for! 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. There’s always a fitness specialist available to assist you in getting your fitness program on track and staying on track. Begin with a fitness analysis and instruction in proper use of all equipment which includes weight machine stations, cardio equipment, and dumbbells. The new facility has showers, changing room and a new atmosphere with windows to brighten up your fitness workout. Begin a membership anytime. NMC student rates and monthly rates are also available, call 995-1379 for details.

  • Seats available : Approximately 75 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 239432263
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerNMC Fitness - Student Annual— 2017-08-28 through 2018-08-24$100— Face to FaceView Details

<p>Mon-Sat, Times vary check Fitness Center schedule. The Student Annual Fitness Center Membership is available to anyone who is currently enrolled in any credit classes and includes University Center students. Do something today that your future self will thank you for! 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. There's always a fitness specialist available to assist you in getting your fitness program on track and staying on track. Begin with a fitness analysis and instruction in proper use of all equipment which includes weight machine stations, cardio equipment, and dumbbells. The new facility has showers, changing room and a new atmosphere with windows to brighten up your fitness workout. Begin a membership anytime.</p><br><br>

  • Seats available : Approximately 48 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 239433192
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerNMC Fitness - Student Term 4-month— 2017-08-28 through 2018-08-24$60— Face to FaceView Details

<p>Mon-Sat, hours vary check Fitness Center schedule. The Student 4-Month Fitness Center Membership is available to anyone who is currently enrolled in any credit classes and includes University Center students. Do something today that your future self will thank you for! 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. There's always a fitness specialist available to assist you in getting your fitness program on track and staying on track. Begin with a fitness analysis and instruction in proper use of all equipment which includes weight machine stations, cardio equipment, and dumbbells. The new facility has showers, changing room and a new atmosphere with windows to brighten up your fitness workout. Begin a membership anytime.</p><br><br>

  • Seats available : Approximately 48 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 239434109
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerNMC Grand Traverse Chorale— 2018-01-15 through 2018-04-30$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 10 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260062926
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerNMC Jazz Band— 2018-01-15 through 2018-04-30$90— Face to FaceView Details

15 Mon, 7:30-9:30 pm. Milliken Auditorium. 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 5 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260063997
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerNMC Jazz Band— 2018-01-15 through 2018-04-30$90— Face to FaceView Details

15 Mon, 5:30-7:30 pm. Milliken Auditorium. 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 8 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260064829
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerOpera Notes: Match.com: Luisa Miller and Cendrillon— 2018-04-13 through 2018-04-13$25— Face to FaceView Details

Fri, 1-3 pm, University Center Rm. 216. Opera briefings make the wonderful New York Metropolitan Opera HD simulcasts at the State Theatre even more enjoyable. Through story, song, and video, become familiar with the tales on and off stage enriching your opera experience. Each opera is shown on a date following the class; purchase your own opera tickets directly from the State Theatre and check show times at www.stateandbijou.org. Course description: Will Luisa find love and marriage with the Count's son or will he marry the woman his father contracted for him? Find out about Domingo's latest role in this Verdi opera conducted by James Levine. This is the first time for Massenet's Cendrillon to be performed at the MET and with DiDonato to boot -- get the scoop!

  • Seats available : Approximately 11 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260159772
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerPad Thai and More— 2018-04-16 through 2018-04-16$79— Face to FaceView Details

<p>NOTE: CLASS IS RESCHEDULED TO THURSDAY, APRIL 19. Mon, 6-9 pm, Oleson Center Kitchen Rm. 129. Continue the culinary tour of Thailand with Australian Chef Kylie Simpson. Kylie traveled to northern Thailand to study the regional and local cuisine for six weeks, and stayed six months. Explore the exotic tastes and flavors as you create recipes that include Tom Yum Soup and Pad Thai. Discover the basics of Thai Curry and creative ways to adapt it. Finish the evening with Thai banana and chocolate wontons. Savor the flavors of Thailand while she shares her delightful stories. Bring containers to take home any creations you don't sample in class.</p><br><br>

  • Seats available : 0 . Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location : Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260174019
Partner Dancing Made Easy— 2018-04-25 through 2018-04-25$29— Face to FaceView Details

Weds, 6:30-9:30 pm, PE Building 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'll 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 33 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260777945
Partner In Command - Boating— 2018-04-25 through 2018-04-25$50— Face to FaceView Details

Wed., 7-9 p.m. Great Lakes Campus Rm. 111. America's Boating Club seminar. This is an introduction to boating for crew members who need basic information and who may or may not have taken a boating course. It is designed to provide essential information one may require to assist a skipper in the safe operation of a recreational boat. Included in the seminar are actions in response to emergencies.<br><br>

  • Seats available : Approximately 19 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : Great Lakes  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260635707
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerPhotography: Starting with the Image— 2018-04-05 through 2018-04-02$49— Face to FaceView Details

Thurs, 6-9 pm, University Center Rm. 208. 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'll 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'll also talk about how you can make your camera capture that image you have visualized in your head.

  • Seats available : 0 .
  • Location : University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260704203
Photoshop for Photographers— 2018-04-25 through 2018-04-25$49— Face to FaceView Details

Wed, 5:30-8:30 pm, Fine Arts Rm. 120. Are you a photographer interested in exploring how you can use Photoshop software to improve your images? Photoshop can be a daunting program to master, so we'll focus (pun intended!) on the essentials every photographer should know without all of the other 'artsy' stuff. Learn about color and exposure correction, sharpening, basic cloning, and much more. Bring a few of your images on a thumb drive to this hands-on class and be prepared to make the leap into the world of Photoshop.

  • Seats available : Approximately 8 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260704186
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerPuppy Training 101— 2018-04-07 through 2018-05-12$125— Face to FaceView Details

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

  • Seats available : Approximately 3 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : Aero Park  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 283132531
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerQigong for Healthy Bones and Joints— 2018-04-05 through 2018-05-24$89— Face to FaceView Details

<p>8 Thurs., 5:30-6:30 pm. LOCATION CHANGE: course now meets on NMC Main Campus, in Oleson Center Rm. A/B.&nbsp; Through gentle movement and stretches, learn a fun and easy Qigong ("chee-gong") routine designed to increase mobility, enhance flexibility and balance, boost energy, and reduce stress. Studies show we can prevent and even reverse osteoporosis to create healthy bones and joints. Experience Bone Breathing Meditation, a deeply relaxing guided meditation that effortlessly recharges your bones and increases the natural capacity of your body to heal. Qigong benefits people of all ages and no previous experience is necessary.</p><br><br>

  • Seats available : Approximately 4 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260730151
Raspberry Pi— 2018-05-09 through 2018-05-09$109— Face to FaceView Details

Wed, 6-9 pm, Beckett Bldg. Rm. 202. The Raspberry Pi is a tiny and affordable computer that you can use to learn programming through fun, practical projects. Get Raspberry Pi components to build hands-on projects in class. Learn how to assemble, program, and use the input/output pins to control various devices. Most anything you can control with a computer, you can control with the Raspberry Pi. Connect a small electronic flash unit to the Raspberry Pi and use simple programs to control it. Leave with a complete Raspberry Pi computer, code and other accessories to continue experimenting at home. Class is appropriate for adults and youth age 16 and over.

  • Seats available : Approximately 20 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260086172
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerResearching Your Roots— 2018-04-12 through 2018-04-12$69— Face to FaceView Details

Thurs, 10 am-3 pm, University Center Rm. 205. Explore your family's history 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 14 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260087431
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerRigid Heddle Weaving II: Textures and Patterns— 2018-04-04 through 2018-04-11$95— Face to FaceView Details

2 Weds, 5:30-8:30 pm, University Center Rm 204. 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 7 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260050923
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerSailing— 2018-04-17 through 2018-06-19$179— Face to FaceView Details

10 Tues., 6:30-8:30 p.m., Great Lakes Campus Rm. 103. An America's Boating Club 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. <br><br>

  • Seats available : Approximately 2 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : Great Lakes  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260637986
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerSail Trim— 2018-04-11 through 2018-04-11$50— Face to FaceView Details

Wed., 7-9 p.m., Great Lakes Campus Rm. 111. America's Boating Club seminar. This seminar shows the experienced and novice sailor how tune a sail boat's mast and, in simple and clear terms, how to trim (adjust) a boat's sails for optimum performance in a wide range of weather conditions No assumptions prior knowledge of sailing are made. <br><br>

  • Seats available : Approximately 16 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : Great Lakes  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260636932
Say 'I Do' to Officiating Your Family or Friends' Wedding— 2018-04-25 through 2018-04-25$49— Face to FaceView Details

Weds., 6:30-8:30 pm. NMC University Center Rm 204. 43% of today's couples are asking loved ones to lead their wedding nuptials rather than selecting a professional. Have you been asked to officiate a wedding? Are you inviting someone you know to conduct your ceremony? Getting ordained online is fast and easy, but doesn't provide personal coaching. Make the ceremony memorable by enrolling in this face-to-face class with Reverend Crystal Yarlott, who's performed 500+ weddings. She'll guide you in creating a meaningful and organized marriage ritual. Learn the 10 big tips to help the new officiant lead a ceremony that rocks! Review your legal responsibilities. This course does not ordain you, but will prove invaluable as you take your Officiating know-how from basic to brilliant.

  • Seats available : Approximately 19 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260728211
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerSecrets of Spanish Paella— 2018-04-05 through 2018-04-05$79— Face to FaceView Details

Thurs, 6-9 pm, Oleson Center Kitchen Rm. 129. Nourishing, vibrant, and without pretension, paella has held a place of honor in Spanish homes for centuries. Bring it to your home as you discover three tasty variations of Spain's quintessential dish featuring delicious flavors and its signature saffron hue: Seafood Paella, Paella with chicken, chorizo and asparagus, and a Vegetarian Paella with artichokes, Spanish olives, and tomatoes. Learn how to prepare the sofrito (flavor base) for paella and the secrets for perfectly cooked rice. Bring containers to take home any creations you don't sample in class.

  • Seats available : 0 .
  • Location : Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260174153
Sketching on Location— 2018-05-05 through 2018-05-05$79— Face to FaceView Details

Sat, 9 am - 2:30 pm, Great Lakes Campus, Rm 112. Discover the joy of plein air sketching! Artists throughout history have ventured into the outdoors to become trained observers and inspire their own work. Grab your sketchbook and let's head outside where you'll learn the process of selecting a subject. Gain tips and techniques on creating drawings with pencil and pen. Experiment with some of the fundamentals that will take your art to the next level. Bring a 9x12 or larger sketchbook and a regular pencil to the first class. All other materials will be provided. Class breaks 30 minutes for lunch on your own.

  • Seats available : Approximately 9 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : Great Lakes  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 259966989
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerSocial Partner Dancing— 2018-04-20 through 2018-06-08$95— Face to FaceView Details

7 Fri., 7-8:45 pm., PE Bldg Rm 120. Maybe you've always wanted to dance, already love to dance, or have a wedding or event coming up where dancing is expected. Here's 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 22 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260780069
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerSunrise Flow Yoga— 2018-04-03 through 2018-06-05$119— Face to FaceView Details

10 Tues., 7:30-8:30 am. 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 builds in intensity, creating strength and flexibility while 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 = 260952010
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerSushi Rolls— 2018-04-14 through 2018-04-14$79— Face to FaceView Details

<p>NOTE: POSTPONED TO SAT, APRIL 21 -- Sat, 11 am-2 pm, Oleson Center Kitchen Rm. 129. 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 don't sample in class.</p><br><br>

  • Seats available : 0 . Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location : Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260174065
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerSustainable Landscape Design in Action— 2018-04-03 through 2018-04-24$99— Face to FaceView Details

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

  • Seats available : Approximately 8 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : Aero Park  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260099154
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerTai Chi for Arthritis 1--Beginning— 2018-04-12 through 2018-04-06$99— Face to FaceView Details

9 Thurs, 2;30-3:30 pm. PE Bldg Room 120. This is a safe and gentle form of exercise for any age and fitness level and is endorsed by the Arthritis Foundations worldwide as an effective way to manage arthritis discomfort. Learn a variety of gentle movements and Qigong exercises that can relieve pain and improve posture, circulation, concentration, balance, and stability. Wear comfortable clothing for movement.

  • Seats available : 0 .
  • Location : Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260730420
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerTai Chi for Arthritis 2--Continuing — 2018-04-12 through 2018-04-06$99— Face to FaceView Details

9 Thurs., 3:45-4:45 pm. PE Bldg Room 120. Continue to study the gentle beginning 12-movement Sun Style while extending your practice with effective new movements to improve posture, balance, stability, circulation, and concentration. Reap the benefits from a program that has helped thousands of people with arthritis and other musculoskeletal conditions. Wear comfortable clothing. Pre-requisite: Tai Chi for Arthritis 1--Beginning

  • Seats available : 0 .
  • Location : Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260732827
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerTai Chi for Arthritis 3--Advanced— 2018-04-10 through 2018-04-05$99— Face to FaceView Details

9 Tues., 3:45-4:45 pm. PE Bldg Room 120. The nine advanced movements provide a final challenging sequel to this specifically designed program that maximizes the potential benefits of Sun Style Tai Chi. Enhance skill and improve well-being through movement, mindfulness, and breath. Wear comfortable clothing. Prerequisite: Tai Chi for Arthritis 2--Continuing.

  • Seats available : 0 .
  • Location : Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260733672
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerTai Chi for Arthritis 4--Guided Practice— 2018-04-10 through 2018-06-05$99— Face to FaceView Details

<p>9 Tues., 2:30-3:30 pm. PE Bldg Room 120. This course will accommodate all levels, from Beginning to Advanced, with the study and practice of the 31 movements of Sun Style Tai Chi. Refine form, maximize the potential benefits and improve well-being through movement, mindfulness and breath. Wear comfortable clothing.</p><br><br>

  • Seats available : Approximately 6 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260734413
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerThe Art of Selling Your House— 2018-04-07 through 2018-04-07$25— Face to FaceView Details

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

  • Seats available : Approximately 13 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260095517
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerThe Business of Art— 2018-04-04 through 2018-04-02$59— Face to FaceView Details

2 Wed, 6-8 pm, University Center Rm. 218. Are you passionate about your crafts, artwork or other marketable products? Want to sell your creative items, but unsure how to start? Let a seasoned artisan show you some of the basics of starting your own art business. Discover the ins and outs of marketing your work, including where to sell your craft or product, how to cultivate customer rapport, pricing your work, and more. Whether you are a hobbyist or an artisan, this is a good way to get started. Even seasoned veterans will learn a tip or two to take home and implement.

  • Seats available : 0 .
  • Location : University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260062408
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerThe Untold Story of Boot Lake— 2018-04-12 through 2018-04-11$39— Face to FaceView Details

Thurs, 1-3 pm, University Center Rm. 209. From its beginning, Boot Lake has a very interesting history. Few people have knowledge of this local place. Get ready to discover it's historical significance! Explore local Native American lore relating Boot Lake to the Old Indian Trial and its relationship to the settlement of the American Frontier. A short hike is part of this class.

  • Seats available : 0 .
  • Location : University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260160402
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerThe Wedding Dance— 2018-04-22 through 2018-04-22$29— Face to FaceView Details

Sun, 5-8 pm, PE Building Rm 120. Congratulations, someone's getting married! The date is approaching fast 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'll 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 34 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260110214
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerTwelve O'Clock Toner— 2018-04-06 through 2018-06-22$79— Face to FaceView Details

<p>9 Fri, Noon-12:50 pm. University Center Rm 213. (NO CLASS April 13, May 11 &amp; May 25.) 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, increase 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.</p><br><br>

  • Seats available : Approximately 6 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 261009062
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerUnderstanding Northern Michigan Rivers — 2018-04-13 through 2018-04-27$99— Face to FaceView Details

3 Fri, 1-4 pm, University Center Rm. 204 (April 20 field trip is Noon-5 pm ). 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 : 0 . Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location : University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260159459
Using GPS— 2018-05-23 through 2018-05-23$50— Face to FaceView Details

Wed., 7-9 p.m., Great Lakes Campus Rm. 111. America's Boating Club seminar. GPS has become a common tool for navigation. However using GPS on the water is distinctly different from a moving map display in your car. Learn the principles of waypoint navigation and how to relate the GPS to your charts which provide essential information about what is around you. The seminar also shows you how to operate your GPS and what the buttons do, what the screens show, and how to access the functions you need. A handheld GPS is used as the demonstration model, but all GPS receivers function similarly. By the end, you will be able to store waypoints into your GPS, activate them for navigation, and use GPS to keep you on a safe, pre-qualified course of your choosing. You'll also get some tips for choosing a GPS if you don't currently own one.<br><br>

  • Seats available : Approximately 13 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : Great Lakes  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260633829
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerViva Italiano! — 2018-04-12 through 2018-04-02$79— Face to FaceView Details

Thurs, 6-9 pm, Oleson Center Kitchen Rm. 129. Learn through hands-on practice and recipe demos the benefits of adding more raw foods to your diet, and how easy that can be. Almost 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. Prepare and sample inspired dishes that will thrill your taste buds including an appetizer, salad, entree, and dessert. Bring containers to take home any creations you don't sample in class.

  • Seats available : 0 .
  • Location : Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260174087
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerVocal Jazz Ensemble— 2018-01-15 through 2018-04-30$110— Face to FaceView Details

15 Tues, 7-9 pm. University Center Rm 14. This small ensemble of men's and women's voices 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 9 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260065179
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerWatercolor Landscapes: Textures and Surfaces— 2018-04-12 through 2018-04-26$109— Face to FaceView Details

3 Thurs, 6-8:30 pm, 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'll 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 8 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : Great Lakes  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 259971963
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerWhat You Need to Know to Buy a House— 2018-04-07 through 2018-04-07$25— Face to FaceView Details

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

  • Seats available : Approximately 21 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260095788
Wilderness First Aid— 2018-05-19 through 2018-05-20$399— Face to FaceView Details

Sat and Sun, 8 am-5 pm, University Center Rm. 07. Register by May 1 and save $30. Get 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.

  • Seats available : Approximately 1 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260048553
Wilderness First Responder Certification -- Hybrid Course Format— 2018-05-01 through 2018-05-18$899— Face to FaceView Details

Online session begins May 1. In-class sessions: May 14-18, 8am-5pm, University Center Rm. 07. Wilderness First Responder (WFR) training is an important credential for anyone who works outdoors. Recreational outfitters, guides, educators, park personnel and anyone working or playing in remote areas are seeking this credential to better handle emergency situations. The course 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. Food and lodging not included.

  • Seats available : Approximately 13 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 287776175
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerWomen's Golf Basics— 2018-04-04 through 2018-04-03$99— Face to FaceView Details

4 Wed., 10-11 a.m. at Golf Center (6270 Secor Road). Learn fundamental techniques from the importance of proper grip to elements of finesse and power for your swing. You'll learn the rules of the game, ball flight physics, club selection as it relates to distance and strategy, driving, putting, chipping, and course etiquette. The indoor center lets you work on your short and long game. Try the Full Swing Simulator and work with video analysis to get you off to a great start. Includes range balls, simulator fees, and instruction. Equipment is provided if needed. Meets at Golf Center (6270 Secor Road). <br><br>

  • Seats available : 0 .
  • Location : Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260639177
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerYoga - Beginning and Beyond— 2018-04-06 through 2018-06-15$159— Face to FaceView Details

10 Fri, 5:15-6:45 pm. 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 8 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260715652
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerYoga - Beginning and Beyond— 2018-04-07 through 2018-06-09$159— Face to FaceView Details

10 Sat., 9-10:30 am. 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 12 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260950339
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerYoga for Arthritis and Stiff Bodies— 2018-04-06 through 2018-06-15$209— Face to FaceView Details

10 Fri., 1-2:30 pm., 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. Wear comfortable clothing. For beginning students and those who have taken yoga before. Meets at Yoga for Health Education (1200 W. 11th Street).

  • Seats available : Approximately 5 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260954725
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerNMC Fitness Center - Public Annual— 2017-08-28 through 2018-08-24$200— Face to FaceView Details

Mon-Sat, Times vary check Fitness Center Scheduled hours. Do something today that your future self will thank you for! 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. There’s always a fitness specialist available to assist you in getting your fitness program on track and staying on track. Begin with a fitness analysis and instruction in proper use of all equipment which includes weight machine stations, cardio equipment, and dumbbells. The new facility has showers, changing room and a new atmosphere with windows to brighten up your fitness workout. Begin a membership anytime. NMC student rates and monthly rates are also available, call 995-1379 for details.

  • Seats available : Approximately 65 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 239431302
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerNMC Fitness Center - Public Term 4-month— 2017-08-28 through 2018-08-24$100— Face to FaceView Details

Mon-Sat, Times vary check Fitness Center schedule. Do something today that your future self will thank you for! 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. There’s always a fitness specialist available to assist you in getting your fitness program on track and staying on track. Begin with a fitness analysis and instruction in proper use of all equipment which includes weight machine stations, cardio equipment, and dumbbells. The new facility has showers, changing room and a new atmosphere with windows to brighten up your fitness workout. Begin a membership anytime. NMC student rates and monthly rates are also available, call 995-1379 for details.

  • Seats available : Approximately 75 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 239432263
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerNMC Fitness - Student Annual— 2017-08-28 through 2018-08-24$100— Face to FaceView Details

<p>Mon-Sat, Times vary check Fitness Center schedule. The Student Annual Fitness Center Membership is available to anyone who is currently enrolled in any credit classes and includes University Center students. Do something today that your future self will thank you for! 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. There's always a fitness specialist available to assist you in getting your fitness program on track and staying on track. Begin with a fitness analysis and instruction in proper use of all equipment which includes weight machine stations, cardio equipment, and dumbbells. The new facility has showers, changing room and a new atmosphere with windows to brighten up your fitness workout. Begin a membership anytime.</p><br><br>

  • Seats available : Approximately 48 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 239433192
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerNMC Fitness - Student Term 4-month— 2017-08-28 through 2018-08-24$60— Face to FaceView Details

<p>Mon-Sat, hours vary check Fitness Center schedule. The Student 4-Month Fitness Center Membership is available to anyone who is currently enrolled in any credit classes and includes University Center students. Do something today that your future self will thank you for! 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. There's always a fitness specialist available to assist you in getting your fitness program on track and staying on track. Begin with a fitness analysis and instruction in proper use of all equipment which includes weight machine stations, cardio equipment, and dumbbells. The new facility has showers, changing room and a new atmosphere with windows to brighten up your fitness workout. Begin a membership anytime.</p><br><br>

  • Seats available : Approximately 48 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 239434109
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerAn Introduction to Voiceovers (Online)— 2018-01-02 through 2018-05-11$49— OnlineView Details

Begin this online course anytime. Date will be arranged with the instructor. Do people tell you that you have a great voice? Enjoy a fun and empowering 90-minute introductory workshop taught by a professional voice actor. Learn about different types of voiceovers and what tools you need to find success in this industry. You'll be coached in this one-on-one video chat as you read from real scripts so that you can receive a professional voiceover evaluation later. Check out the video at http://www.voicesforall.com/ooo to get a better sense of how the class works. Must be 18 or over. Upon enrolling, you will be assigned to one of Voices For All's professional voiceover actor/instructors. Call 231-995-1700 to enroll.

  • Seats available : Approximately 23 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260052533
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerForever Fit - Session 1 (1-2 hrs week)— 2018-01-08 through 2018-03-23$115— Face to FaceView Details

11 weeks. Designed for all ages and fitness levels. For less than $6 an hour (best price around), we'll 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 18+ hours a week of exercise classes for you! Schedule is subject to small changes. Find details at the Forever Fit link at nmc.edu/fitness.<br><br>

  • Seats available : Approximately 15 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260718947
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerForever Fit - Session 1 (3-4 hrs week)— 2018-01-08 through 2018-03-23$155— Face to FaceView Details

11 weeks. Designed for all ages and fitness levels. For less than $6 an hour (best price around), we'll 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 18+ hours a week of exercise classes for you! Schedule is subject to small changes. Find details at the Forever Fit link at nmc.edu/fitness.<br><br>

  • Seats available : Approximately 41 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260718922
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerForever Fit - Session 1 (5-6 hrs week)— 2018-01-08 through 2018-03-23$195— Face to FaceView Details

11 weeks. Designed for all ages and fitness levels. For less than $6 an hour (best price around), we'll 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 18+ hours a week of exercise classes for you! Schedule is subject to small changes. Find details at the Forever Fit link at nmc.edu/fitness.<br><br>

  • Seats available : Approximately 44 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260718894
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerNMC Grand Traverse Chorale— 2018-01-15 through 2018-04-30$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 10 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260062926
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerNMC Chamber Singers— 2018-01-15 through 2018-05-02$99— Face to FaceView Details

15 Mon and Weds, 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 5 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260063297
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerNMC Jazz Band— 2018-01-15 through 2018-04-30$90— Face to FaceView Details

15 Mon, 7:30-9:30 pm. Milliken Auditorium. 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 5 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260063997
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerNMC Jazz Band— 2018-01-15 through 2018-04-30$90— Face to FaceView Details

15 Mon, 5:30-7:30 pm. Milliken Auditorium. 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 8 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260064829
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerVocal Jazz Ensemble— 2018-01-15 through 2018-04-30$110— Face to FaceView Details

15 Tues, 7-9 pm. University Center Rm 14. This small ensemble of men's and women's voices 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 9 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260065179
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerMusic Appreciation— 2018-01-16 through 2018-05-03$360— Face to FaceView Details

15 Tues and Thur, 11:20 am - 12:50 pm. Fine Arts Rm 115. We'll 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 people's hearts through the ages. Together, we'll 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 : 0 . Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location : Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260062383
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerNMC Concert Band— 2018-01-16 through 2018-05-01$90— Face to FaceView Details

15 Tues, 7-9 pm. Milliken Auditorium. 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'll have an opportunity to perform significant concert and symphonic band repertoire through rehearsals and in two concerts per semester. To be eligible, you'll 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 jocampbell@nmc.edu for audition information.

  • Seats available : Approximately 15 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260063702
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerBikram Yoga— 2018-03-07 through 2018-05-05$230— Face to FaceView Details

9 weeks, Various days/times to attend. Orientation Weds, March 7, 3 pm. Hot Yoga: 105 degrees, 26 poses and two breathing exercises. Meets for 90 minutes, three times per week 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. Call (231) 392-4798 for details. Pre-requisite: good heart health; participants should not be pregnant. Mandatory orientations are required for new and returning Bikram Yoga students. Required orientation is Wed., Jan. 17 for the class that begins Jan. 17; orientation is Wed., March 7 for the class that begins March 7; both are 3 p.m. at Bikram Yoga Studio (845 S. Garfield Ave., next to Agave Restaurant). This course may also be taken for academic credit.

  • Seats available : Approximately 6 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260955985
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerForever Fit - Session 2 (1-2 hrs week)— 2018-04-02 through 2018-05-25$99— Face to FaceView Details

8 Weeks. Designed for all ages and fitness levels. For less than $6 an hour (best price around), we'll 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 18+ hours a week of exercise classes for you! Schedule is subject to small changes. Find details at the Forever Fit link at nmc.edu/fitness.<br><br>

  • Seats available : Approximately 21 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260720180
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerForever Fit - Session 2 (3-4 hrs week)— 2018-04-02 through 2018-05-25$139— Face to FaceView Details

8 Weeks. Designed for all ages and fitness levels. For less than $6 an hour (best price around), we'll 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 18+ hours a week of exercise classes for you! Schedule is subject to small changes. Find details at the Forever Fit link at nmc.edu/fitness.

  • Seats available : Approximately 38 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260720134
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerForever Fit - Session 2 (5-6 hrs week)— 2018-04-02 through 2018-05-25$189— Face to FaceView Details

8 weeks. Designed for all ages and fitness levels. For less than $6 an hour (best price around), we'll 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 18+ hours a week of exercise classes for you! Schedule is subject to small changes. Find details at the Forever Fit link at nmc.edu/fitness.

  • Seats available : Approximately 41 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260720164
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerKnitted Knockers— 2018-04-03 through 2018-03-28$49— Face to FaceView Details

Tues, 11 am - 4 pm. University Center Rm 214. Mastectomies increased 36% from 2005 to 2013. Knitted Knockers are breast prostheses designed to be knit from very soft yarn and worn inside a bra. Learn to knit these for yourself, for a friend or family member, or as a donation to the Munson Breast Health Center. Have fun not only making something very useful, but become aware of the need for such items in our community. You must be able to cast on, knit, purl, increase, decrease, and bind off. Don't worry if you're a bit rusty with your knitting -- there will be time to get you back up to speed. Materials list and syllabus will be sent prior to class.

  • Seats available : 0 .
  • Location : University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260046519
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerSunrise Flow Yoga— 2018-04-03 through 2018-06-05$119— Face to FaceView Details

10 Tues., 7:30-8:30 am. 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 builds in intensity, creating strength and flexibility while 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 = 260952010
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerSustainable Landscape Design in Action— 2018-04-03 through 2018-04-24$99— Face to FaceView Details

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

  • Seats available : Approximately 8 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : Aero Park  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260099154
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerBehind the Screen--The Network that Runs Your Cellphone! — 2018-04-03 through 2018-04-10$59— Face to FaceView Details

Tues,Thur,Tues, 5:30-7:30 pm, University Center Rm. 215Explore 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'll 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'--here's to learning how it works!

  • Seats available : Approximately 17 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260159369
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerEnglish as a Second Language (ESL) Intermediate Level— 2018-04-03 through 2018-05-31$169— Face to FaceView Details

9 Tues and Thurs, 6-8 pm. Main Campus Beckett Bldg Rm 146. This course is designed for those with at least basic English skills. Build your vocabulary and improve your writing, reading, and conversation skills. Each week, we will study grammar and pronunciation through exercises, role play, and games. This class will help you if you wish to prepare for the citizenship exam, pursue further education, or improve your performance at work. There will be some individualizing to meet the needs and goals of class members.

  • Seats available : Approximately 8 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260767367
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerBeginning French— 2018-04-03 through 2018-03-12$89— Face to FaceView Details

8 Tues, 6:30-8 pm., Main Campus Scholars Hall Rm 202. Get started or brush up on those French language skills to enhance your travel experience, empower your business skills, and/or exercise and improve your brain function! You'll learn vocabulary, phrases, and sentences; essential language structure; and gain insights into French culture guided by your native French instructor, Madame Parker. The required text, French in 10 Minutes a Day, may be purchased at the NMC Bookstore (995-1285).

  • Seats available : 0 .
  • Location : Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260086232
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerBasic Bike Maintenance— 2018-04-03 through 2018-04-03$59— Face to FaceView Details

Tues., 6-8 p.m., Parsons-Stulen Bldg. Rm. 155. 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. <br><br>

  • Seats available : Approximately 1 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : Aero Park  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260642316
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerRigid Heddle Weaving II: Textures and Patterns— 2018-04-04 through 2018-04-11$95— Face to FaceView Details

2 Weds, 5:30-8:30 pm, University Center Rm 204. 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 7 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260050923
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerThe Business of Art— 2018-04-04 through 2018-04-02$59— Face to FaceView Details

2 Wed, 6-8 pm, University Center Rm. 218. Are you passionate about your crafts, artwork or other marketable products? Want to sell your creative items, but unsure how to start? Let a seasoned artisan show you some of the basics of starting your own art business. Discover the ins and outs of marketing your work, including where to sell your craft or product, how to cultivate customer rapport, pricing your work, and more. Whether you are a hobbyist or an artisan, this is a good way to get started. Even seasoned veterans will learn a tip or two to take home and implement.

  • Seats available : 0 .
  • Location : University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260062408
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerItalian Bistro Fare — 2018-04-04 through 2018-04-05$79— Face to FaceView Details

Wed, 6-9 pm, Oleson Center Kitchen Rm. 129. Step into an old world bistro and discover Italian cooking the way it was meant to be. Learn classic techniques with a contemporary approach that can easily be applied in your home without hours of work. Explore the concept of bistro cooking and cuisine while you create delicious recipes to warm your spirit. Recipes include: Sicilian Broil, Chicken Conquistador, savory Chicken Saltimbocca, and an apple caramel tart. Savor the flavors of this simple, yet timeless cuisine. Bring containers to take home any creations you don't sample in class.

  • Seats available : 0 .
  • Location : Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260174179
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerBeginning Yoga— 2018-04-04 through 2018-06-06$139— Face to FaceView Details

10 Weds, 10-11:15 am. 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 = 260714829
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerGreat Decisions in US Foreign Policy 2018 -- Part 2— 2018-04-04 through 2018-04-25$59— Face to FaceView Details

4 Wed, 3-5 pm, University Center Rm. 214. Register for the 8-week series or either 4-week segment. 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. 2018 topics include The waning of Pax Americana?, Russia's foreign policy, China and America: the new geopolitical equation, media and foreign policy, Turkey: a partner in crisis, U.S. global engagement and the military, South Africa's fragile democracy and Global health: progress and challenges. The guide materials provide thought-provoking analyses complemented by updates and video segments. Briefing books (texts) are available in the EES office for $20. Please read the first topic prior to session one.

  • Seats available : Approximately 8 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260160058
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerConversational Spanish I— 2018-04-04 through 2018-03-14$139— Face to FaceView Details

10 Weds, 6-8 pm. University Center Rm 208. This beginning Spanish course focuses on pronunciation, basic speaking skills, and listening comprehension useful to the traveler, the businessperson, or those wishing to communicate on a social level with Spanish speakers. We will also look at written Spanish appropriate for the foreigner. The required text, Spanish Now! Level 1, may be purchased at the NMC Bookstore (995-1285), CD is optional.

  • Seats available : 0 .
  • Location : University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260087399
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerWomen's Golf Basics— 2018-04-04 through 2018-04-03$99— Face to FaceView Details

4 Wed., 10-11 a.m. at Golf Center (6270 Secor Road). Learn fundamental techniques from the importance of proper grip to elements of finesse and power for your swing. You'll learn the rules of the game, ball flight physics, club selection as it relates to distance and strategy, driving, putting, chipping, and course etiquette. The indoor center lets you work on your short and long game. Try the Full Swing Simulator and work with video analysis to get you off to a great start. Includes range balls, simulator fees, and instruction. Equipment is provided if needed. Meets at Golf Center (6270 Secor Road). <br><br>

  • Seats available : 0 .
  • Location : Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260639177
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerSecrets of Spanish Paella— 2018-04-05 through 2018-04-05$79— Face to FaceView Details

Thurs, 6-9 pm, Oleson Center Kitchen Rm. 129. Nourishing, vibrant, and without pretension, paella has held a place of honor in Spanish homes for centuries. Bring it to your home as you discover three tasty variations of Spain's quintessential dish featuring delicious flavors and its signature saffron hue: Seafood Paella, Paella with chicken, chorizo and asparagus, and a Vegetarian Paella with artichokes, Spanish olives, and tomatoes. Learn how to prepare the sofrito (flavor base) for paella and the secrets for perfectly cooked rice. Bring containers to take home any creations you don't sample in class.

  • Seats available : 0 .
  • Location : Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260174153
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerQigong for Healthy Bones and Joints— 2018-04-05 through 2018-05-24$89— Face to FaceView Details

<p>8 Thurs., 5:30-6:30 pm. LOCATION CHANGE: course now meets on NMC Main Campus, in Oleson Center Rm. A/B.&nbsp; Through gentle movement and stretches, learn a fun and easy Qigong ("chee-gong") routine designed to increase mobility, enhance flexibility and balance, boost energy, and reduce stress. Studies show we can prevent and even reverse osteoporosis to create healthy bones and joints. Experience Bone Breathing Meditation, a deeply relaxing guided meditation that effortlessly recharges your bones and increases the natural capacity of your body to heal. Qigong benefits people of all ages and no previous experience is necessary.</p><br><br>

  • Seats available : Approximately 4 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260730151
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerBeginning Yoga— 2018-04-05 through 2018-05-03$69— Face to FaceView Details

5 Thurs, 5:45-7 pm. 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 11 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260714859
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerKundalini Yoga Fire Series— 2018-04-05 through 2018-06-14$159— Face to FaceView Details

10 Thurs., 6:45-8:45 pm. 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 14 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260953458
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerFeldenkrais— 2018-04-05 through 2018-06-07$115— Face to FaceView Details

10 Thurs, 11:15 am-12:15 pm, at Yoga For Health Education (1200 W. 11th St. Suite 211, 2nd floor Bldg. 50). Engage your brain's 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 brain's neuroplastic abilities to bring about improvements in flexibility and coordination, and increase ease and range of motion. Wear loose, comfortable clothing and bring your curiosity to explore from the inside out!

  • Seats available : Approximately 15 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260160375
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerPhotography: Starting with the Image— 2018-04-05 through 2018-04-02$49— Face to FaceView Details

Thurs, 6-9 pm, University Center Rm. 208. 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'll 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'll also talk about how you can make your camera capture that image you have visualized in your head.

  • Seats available : 0 .
  • Location : University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260704203
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerTwelve O'Clock Toner— 2018-04-06 through 2018-06-22$79— Face to FaceView Details

<p>9 Fri, Noon-12:50 pm. University Center Rm 213. (NO CLASS April 13, May 11 &amp; May 25.) 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, increase 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.</p><br><br>

  • Seats available : Approximately 6 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 261009062
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerYoga - Beginning and Beyond— 2018-04-06 through 2018-06-15$159— Face to FaceView Details

10 Fri, 5:15-6:45 pm. 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 8 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260715652
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerYoga for Arthritis and Stiff Bodies— 2018-04-06 through 2018-06-15$209— Face to FaceView Details

10 Fri., 1-2:30 pm., 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. Wear comfortable clothing. For beginning students and those who have taken yoga before. Meets at Yoga for Health Education (1200 W. 11th Street).

  • Seats available : Approximately 5 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260954725
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerKnitted Knockers— 2018-04-07 through 2018-03-20$49— Face to FaceView Details

Sat, Noon-5pm. University Center Room 215. Mastectomies increased 36% from 2005 to 2013. Knitted Knockers are breast prostheses designed to be knit from very soft yarn and worn inside a bra. Learn to knit these for yourself, for a friend or family member, or as a donation to the Munson Breast Health Center. Have fun not only making something very useful, but become aware of the need for such items in our community. You must be able to cast on, knit, purl, increase, decrease, and bind off. Don't worry if you're a bit rusty with your knitting -- there will be time to get you back up to speed. Materials list and syllabus will be sent prior to class.

  • Seats available : 0 .
  • Location : University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260761376
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerYoga - Beginning and Beyond— 2018-04-07 through 2018-06-09$159— Face to FaceView Details

10 Sat., 9-10:30 am. 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 12 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260950339
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerDog Training: Communication Fundamentals— 2018-04-07 through 2018-05-12$99— Face to FaceView Details

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

  • Seats available : Approximately 3 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : Aero Park  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 283132551
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerDog Training: Continuing— 2018-04-07 through 2018-05-12$99— Face to FaceView Details

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

  • Seats available : Approximately 5 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : Aero Park  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 283132566
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerPuppy Training 101— 2018-04-07 through 2018-05-12$125— Face to FaceView Details

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

  • Seats available : Approximately 3 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : Aero Park  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 283132531
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerThe Art of Selling Your House— 2018-04-07 through 2018-04-07$25— Face to FaceView Details

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

  • Seats available : Approximately 13 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260095517
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerWhat You Need to Know to Buy a House— 2018-04-07 through 2018-04-07$25— Face to FaceView Details

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

  • Seats available : Approximately 21 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260095788
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerEnvironmental Studies--A Northern Michigan Overview— 2018-04-09 through 2018-04-16$85— Face to FaceView Details

<p>NOTE: APRIL 16 CLASS IS POSTPONED TO APRIL 18. Mon/Wed/Mon, April 9,11,16, 1-4 pm, University Center Rm. 213. How is the environment in Northern Michigan changing? What are the most pressing ecological issues facing our region? Explore issues pertinent to our forests, wetlands, the Great Lakes, and the human population. Sessions cover natural history, regional ecology, environmental management and sustainability. Gain a stronger sense of place, new insights, and practical knowledge in this up-to-date overview. This course is open to all and is a core course towards the Naturalist Certificate.</p><br><br>

  • Seats available : Approximately 11 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260160580
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerMah Jongg Madness— 2018-04-09 through 2018-04-30$79— Face to FaceView Details

4 Mon, 1-4 pm, University Center Rm. 216, (no class May 28). 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 : Approximately 3 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260160675
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerMastering the Boating Rules of the Road— 2018-04-09 through 2018-04-09$50— Face to FaceView Details

Mon., 7-9 p.m., Great Lakes Campus Rm. 111. America's Boating Club seminar. This seminar simplifies the sometimes complex law relating to boat operation for the recreational boater. It provides an explanation with examples of the 37 Rules of the Road for both the U.S. Inland Rules and the International Rules (COLREGS). It is a starting point for study preparation for the USCG License examination.<br><br>

  • Seats available : Approximately 18 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : Great Lakes  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260637281
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerEmail Marketing Made Easy with MailChimp— 2018-04-10 through 2018-04-12$59— Face to FaceView Details

Tues and Thurs, 6-8 pm, 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, MyNorth media's email guru, 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 3 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260061167
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerTai Chi for Arthritis 3--Advanced— 2018-04-10 through 2018-04-05$99— Face to FaceView Details

9 Tues., 3:45-4:45 pm. PE Bldg Room 120. The nine advanced movements provide a final challenging sequel to this specifically designed program that maximizes the potential benefits of Sun Style Tai Chi. Enhance skill and improve well-being through movement, mindfulness, and breath. Wear comfortable clothing. Prerequisite: Tai Chi for Arthritis 2--Continuing.

  • Seats available : 0 .
  • Location : Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260733672
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerTai Chi for Arthritis 4--Guided Practice— 2018-04-10 through 2018-06-05$99— Face to FaceView Details

<p>9 Tues., 2:30-3:30 pm. PE Bldg Room 120. This course will accommodate all levels, from Beginning to Advanced, with the study and practice of the 31 movements of Sun Style Tai Chi. Refine form, maximize the potential benefits and improve well-being through movement, mindfulness and breath. Wear comfortable clothing.</p><br><br>

  • Seats available : Approximately 6 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260734413
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerBeginning HTML— 2018-04-10 through 2018-04-24$139— Face to FaceView Details

3 Tues, 6-8:30 pm, 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 8 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260092006
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerGentle Yoga— 2018-04-10 through 2018-06-26$139— Face to FaceView Details

12 Tues, 10:15-11:30 am, 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 for movement.

  • Seats available : Approximately 3 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260160745
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerBeginning American Sign Language— 2018-04-10 through 2018-05-29$119— Face to FaceView Details

8 Tues, 5:30-7:30 pm., Main Campus Scholars Hall Rm 207. American Sign Language (ASL) is the fourth most used language in the USA. Learn basic vocabulary and phrasing and be introduced to the manual alphabet and finger spelling. Develop the ability to carry on a conversation in ASL and become exposed to ASL grammar. You will also gain insight into the deaf culture.

  • Seats available : Approximately 13 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260088767
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerChicken Cookery— 2018-04-11 through 2018-04-11$79— Face to FaceView Details

Wed, 6-9 pm, Oleson Center Kitchen Rm. 129. 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 buying, cutting and whipping up delicious chicken dishes from a simple warm Chicken and Couscous Salad to fancier cuisines including Cider Braised Chicken with Brussels Sprouts and Apples, Chicken and Shrimp Paella, Chicken Breast with Chili Rub and Mango Salsa, and more. Infuse new life into a weeknight staple! Bring take-home containers for anything you don't sample in class.

  • Seats available : Approximately 8 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260174101
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerMeditation: Beginning and Advancing— 2018-04-11 through 2018-06-27$119— Face to FaceView Details

12 Weds., Noon-1 pm. Crooked Tree Yoga Studio. 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'll learn meditation techniques and breath exercises. Includes discussion around the meditation experience, and the maturing of the mind. Meets at Crooked Tree Yoga Studio inside Epiphany East Salon (M-72 in Acme).

  • Seats available : Approximately 9 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260728749
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerGrowing Shiitake Mushrooms— 2018-04-11 through 2018-04-11$59— Face to FaceView Details

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

  • Seats available : Approximately 5 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : Aero Park  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260099816
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerSail Trim— 2018-04-11 through 2018-04-11$50— Face to FaceView Details

Wed., 7-9 p.m., Great Lakes Campus Rm. 111. America's Boating Club seminar. This seminar shows the experienced and novice sailor how tune a sail boat's mast and, in simple and clear terms, how to trim (adjust) a boat's sails for optimum performance in a wide range of weather conditions No assumptions prior knowledge of sailing are made. <br><br>

  • Seats available : Approximately 16 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : Great Lakes  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260636932
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerWatercolor Landscapes: Textures and Surfaces— 2018-04-12 through 2018-04-26$109— Face to FaceView Details

3 Thurs, 6-8:30 pm, 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'll 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 8 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : Great Lakes  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 259971963
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerMore Zentangle— 2018-04-12 through 2018-04-02$89— Face to FaceView Details

4 Thurs., 5:30-7:30 pm, University Center Rm. 219. Ramp up what you learned in Zentangle Method for Mindfulness and explore further tangles and techniques. Begin a journey to establish a workable daily Zentangle practice. Explore adding color along with Renaissance tiles and inks and black tiles with white ink. Deepen awareness of yourself, your art and your life, one stroke at a time. Bring a journal or a small sketch pad that has Bristol Vellum or watercolor paper. All other tiles and pens will be provided.<br><br>

  • Seats available : 0 .
  • Location : University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 259992867
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerViva Italiano! — 2018-04-12 through 2018-04-02$79— Face to FaceView Details

Thurs, 6-9 pm, Oleson Center Kitchen Rm. 129. Learn through hands-on practice and recipe demos the benefits of adding more raw foods to your diet, and how easy that can be. Almost 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. Prepare and sample inspired dishes that will thrill your taste buds including an appetizer, salad, entree, and dessert. Bring containers to take home any creations you don't sample in class.

  • Seats available : 0 .
  • Location : Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260174087
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerTai Chi for Arthritis 1--Beginning— 2018-04-12 through 2018-04-06$99— Face to FaceView Details

9 Thurs, 2;30-3:30 pm. PE Bldg Room 120. This is a safe and gentle form of exercise for any age and fitness level and is endorsed by the Arthritis Foundations worldwide as an effective way to manage arthritis discomfort. Learn a variety of gentle movements and Qigong exercises that can relieve pain and improve posture, circulation, concentration, balance, and stability. Wear comfortable clothing for movement.

  • Seats available : 0 .
  • Location : Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260730420
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerTai Chi for Arthritis 2--Continuing — 2018-04-12 through 2018-04-06$99— Face to FaceView Details

9 Thurs., 3:45-4:45 pm. PE Bldg Room 120. Continue to study the gentle beginning 12-movement Sun Style while extending your practice with effective new movements to improve posture, balance, stability, circulation, and concentration. Reap the benefits from a program that has helped thousands of people with arthritis and other musculoskeletal conditions. Wear comfortable clothing. Pre-requisite: Tai Chi for Arthritis 1--Beginning

  • Seats available : 0 .
  • Location : Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260732827
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerResearching Your Roots— 2018-04-12 through 2018-04-12$69— Face to FaceView Details

Thurs, 10 am-3 pm, University Center Rm. 205. Explore your family's history 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 14 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260087431
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerThe Untold Story of Boot Lake— 2018-04-12 through 2018-04-11$39— Face to FaceView Details

Thurs, 1-3 pm, University Center Rm. 209. From its beginning, Boot Lake has a very interesting history. Few people have knowledge of this local place. Get ready to discover it's historical significance! Explore local Native American lore relating Boot Lake to the Old Indian Trial and its relationship to the settlement of the American Frontier. A short hike is part of this class.

  • Seats available : 0 .
  • Location : University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260160402
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerAdvanced Bicycle Maintenance— 2018-04-12 through 2018-04-10$49— Face to FaceView Details

Thurs., 6-8 p.m., Parsons-Stulen Bldg. Rm. 155. Attention experienced riders, racers, aspiring bike mechanics, and all around enthusiasts! Take your bicycle maintenance skills to the next level in this demonstration course. Learn essential steps, tools and equipment needed replace your derailleur cables and housing and then tuning the bike up after replacing them. Bike tinkering is more fun when you know how to do it right. Optional text, The Big Blue Book of Bicycle Repair, is available at the NMC-EES office for $25.<br><br>

  • Seats available : 0 .
  • Location : Aero Park  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260641810
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerMid-day Meditation — 2018-04-13 through 2018-06-29$109— Face to FaceView Details

12 Fri., 12:15-12:45 pm. Dennos Museum Center. Are you rushing from one thing to the next? Don't have time for meditation? Then this 30-minute class is for YOU! The time is now. Join a very experienced instructor to learn this life changing practice. With a busy mind that doesn't 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 follow at 1 p.m.

  • Seats available : Approximately 12 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260729232
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerChair Yoga— 2018-04-13 through 2018-06-29$129— Face to FaceView Details

12 Fri, 1-2 pm, at 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. Increase the benefits of this class by also enrolling in Mid-Day Meditation which precedes it at 12:15 pm.

  • Seats available : Approximately 18 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260160650
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerOpera Notes: Match.com: Luisa Miller and Cendrillon— 2018-04-13 through 2018-04-13$25— Face to FaceView Details

Fri, 1-3 pm, University Center Rm. 216. Opera briefings make the wonderful New York Metropolitan Opera HD simulcasts at the State Theatre even more enjoyable. Through story, song, and video, become familiar with the tales on and off stage enriching your opera experience. Each opera is shown on a date following the class; purchase your own opera tickets directly from the State Theatre and check show times at www.stateandbijou.org. Course description: Will Luisa find love and marriage with the Count's son or will he marry the woman his father contracted for him? Find out about Domingo's latest role in this Verdi opera conducted by James Levine. This is the first time for Massenet's Cendrillon to be performed at the MET and with DiDonato to boot -- get the scoop!

  • Seats available : Approximately 11 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260159772
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerUnderstanding Northern Michigan Rivers — 2018-04-13 through 2018-04-27$99— Face to FaceView Details

3 Fri, 1-4 pm, University Center Rm. 204 (April 20 field trip is Noon-5 pm ). 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 : 0 . Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location : University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260159459
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerSushi Rolls— 2018-04-14 through 2018-04-14$79— Face to FaceView Details

<p>NOTE: POSTPONED TO SAT, APRIL 21 -- Sat, 11 am-2 pm, Oleson Center Kitchen Rm. 129. 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 don't sample in class.</p><br><br>

  • Seats available : 0 . Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location : Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260174065
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerPad Thai and More— 2018-04-16 through 2018-04-16$79— Face to FaceView Details

<p>NOTE: CLASS IS RESCHEDULED TO THURSDAY, APRIL 19. Mon, 6-9 pm, Oleson Center Kitchen Rm. 129. Continue the culinary tour of Thailand with Australian Chef Kylie Simpson. Kylie traveled to northern Thailand to study the regional and local cuisine for six weeks, and stayed six months. Explore the exotic tastes and flavors as you create recipes that include Tom Yum Soup and Pad Thai. Discover the basics of Thai Curry and creative ways to adapt it. Finish the evening with Thai banana and chocolate wontons. Savor the flavors of Thailand while she shares her delightful stories. Bring containers to take home any creations you don't sample in class.</p><br><br>

  • Seats available : 0 . Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location : Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260174019
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerCrash Course for (New) Managers— 2018-04-17 through 2018-04-13$59— Face to FaceView Details

Tues, 6-9 pm, University Center Rm. 218. Now that you're a manager, you have a lot more on your plate including getting all of your tasks completed, answering employee questions, and leading the team. You CAN do it all! Learn some tips, tricks, and communication skills to successfully navigate the management waters. Effectively coach your employees to elevate performance, handle customer complaints like a pro, and improve your own performance by asking for feedback from your supervisor and the entire team. Learn to lead by example in this crash course for new managers and seasoned managers alike.

  • Seats available : 0 .
  • Location : University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260065196
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerContinuing Conversational Spanish II — 2018-04-17 through 2018-06-05$115— Face to FaceView Details

8 Tues, 6-8 pm., Main Campus Beckett Bldg Rm 147. Keep your Spanish skills current. Open to anyone who has completed Conversational Spanish II or has previous Spanish speaking experience. Build on what you know as you increase your vocabulary, improve your pronunciation, and build confidence in the spoken language. Focus will be on the 100 most used Spanish words in order to maximize your opportunity for fluency in the everyday language. The required text, Spanish Now! Level 1, may be purchased at the NMC Bookstore (995-1285), CD is optional.

  • Seats available : Approximately 10 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260088007
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerSailing— 2018-04-17 through 2018-06-19$179— Face to FaceView Details

10 Tues., 6:30-8:30 p.m., Great Lakes Campus Rm. 103. An America's Boating Club 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. <br><br>

  • Seats available : Approximately 2 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : Great Lakes  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260637986
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerFish and Seafood Butchery — 2018-04-18 through 2018-04-18$95— Face to FaceView Details

Wed, 6-9 pm, Oleson Center Kitchen Rm. 129. With the high price of cut, ready-to-buy seafood, learn the basics of fish and seafood butchery and get excited about cooking seafood. Experience the professional way to cut salmon, filet and debone a fish, clean shrimp, and open clams and oysters. Learn to sharpen and keep your tools as precise as possible. Prepare Linguine Fruit de Mer. Bring take containers and a cooler for anything you don't sample in class and possible leftover raw seafood.

  • Seats available : Approximately 4 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260174006
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerLearn to See As an Artist Sees--and You Can Draw as an Artist Draws— 2018-04-18 through 2018-05-23$129— Face to FaceView Details

6 Wed, 3:30-5:30 pm, University Center Rm. 204. 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 12 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260160180
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerBook Boot Camp— 2018-04-18 through 2018-04-18$49— Face to FaceView Details

Weds, 6-9 pm., University Center Rm 217. Take your book to Book Boot Camp where you'll hone your knowledge of both craft and publishing. Join Heather Shumaker, author of Saving Arcadia, and learn how to conduct research, create authentic scenes, and navigate the traditional publishing world of agents, editors and publishers. This course is for writers with a work in progress or just a book idea, who want to write a compelling, readable story and learn the ins and outs of getting published. Bring your story alive! Also appropriate for curious readers who want to see what goes on behind the scenes in writing a book.

  • Seats available : Approximately 19 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260090192
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerHow to Read and Interpret Financial Statements— 2018-04-19 through 2018-04-17$109— Face to FaceView Details

3 Thurs, 6-8:30 pm, Parsons-Stulen Bldg. Rm. 218. Financial statements can answer many questions--if you know what to ask. In clear language, we'll 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'll 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 : 0 .
  • Location : Aero Park  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260065585
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerBecome a Certified Personal Trainer - ACE— 2018-04-19 through 2018-04-26$399— Face to FaceView Details

Meets 8 consecutive days. Weekday classes 5-9 pm, Weekend classes 9 am-3 pm, Beckett Bldg. Rm. 149. Gain essential knowledge and practical skills to become an entry-level fitness trainer. Through classroom and fitness center time, learn guidelines for instructing exercise, conducting fitness assessments, and designing and implementing appropriate exercise programming. 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 11 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260053612
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerGolf Technique and Strategy Improvement— 2018-04-19 through 2018-05-10$99— Face to FaceView Details

4 Thurs., 10-11 a.m., Golf Center on Secor Rd. This indoor golf class is designed for those with some golf experience. You'll 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'll 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. Meets at Golf Center (6270 Secor Road).<br><br>

  • Seats available : 0 . Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location : Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260639916
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerSocial Partner Dancing— 2018-04-20 through 2018-06-08$95— Face to FaceView Details

7 Fri., 7-8:45 pm., PE Bldg Rm 120. Maybe you've always wanted to dance, already love to dance, or have a wedding or event coming up where dancing is expected. Here's 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 22 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260780069
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerLIFE Lunch-April: The History and Future of the Botanic Garden at Historic Barns— 2018-04-20 through 2018-04-20$10— Face to FaceView Details

<p>Fri, Noon-1:30 pm, University Center Rm. 215. Hungry to learn? Attend a LIFE Lunch and discover interesting people, places and ideas. You bring a sack lunch, we'll provide riveting topics, and together we'll enjoy the lunch-and-learns. Presentation description: Discover one of Traverse City's greatest transformations! The old Northern Michigan Asylum is now the setting of a vibrant asset to our community, The Botanic Garden at Historic Barns Park. Get the scoop from Botanic Garden Executive Director, Karen Schmidt, on what led to the downfall of the asylum and the bright colorful future the garden has in store. This 600-acre farm is filled with history and secrets and is currently being cultivated into a beautiful botanic garden. This spring over 20,000 bulbs will be in bloom! Bring a sack lunch; beverages and dessert provided. Pre-registration is required.</p><br><br>

  • Seats available : Approximately 15 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260159687
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerBirding by Ear — 2018-04-20 through 2018-04-21$49— Face to FaceView Details

Fri, April 20, 6:30-8:30 pm, University Center Rm. 209 and Sat, April 21, 8-10:30 am (field trip ). 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'll 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 : 0 . Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location : University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260159393
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerThe Wedding Dance— 2018-04-22 through 2018-04-22$29— Face to FaceView Details

Sun, 5-8 pm, PE Building Rm 120. Congratulations, someone's getting married! The date is approaching fast 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'll 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 34 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260110214
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerAmerica's Boating Course— 2018-04-23 through 2018-05-07$65— Face to FaceView Details

3 Mon., 6-9 p.m., Great Lakes Campus Rm. 103. An America's Boating Club course. Learn the fundamentals of safe boating in this core America's Boating Club 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. <br><br>

  • Seats available : Approximately 17 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : Great Lakes  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260637641
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerEmergencies on Board a Boat— 2018-04-23 through 2018-04-23$50— Face to FaceView Details

Mon., 7-9 p.m., Great Lakes Campus Rm. 111. America's Boating Club seminar. This seminar is designed to prepare the prudent skipper for those unfortunate situations involving accidents and emergencies on board a boat. It will provide the skipper with the information to prepare adequately for common emergencies and how to actually deal with them when they occur. Topics such as preventing accidents, running aground, fire, getting lost, towing, medical conditions, as well as other often-encountered emergencies are covered.<br><br>

  • Seats available : Approximately 19 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : Great Lakes  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260636113
Partner Dancing Made Easy— 2018-04-25 through 2018-04-25$29— Face to FaceView Details

Weds, 6:30-9:30 pm, PE Building 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'll 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 33 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260777945
Say 'I Do' to Officiating Your Family or Friends' Wedding— 2018-04-25 through 2018-04-25$49— Face to FaceView Details

Weds., 6:30-8:30 pm. NMC University Center Rm 204. 43% of today's couples are asking loved ones to lead their wedding nuptials rather than selecting a professional. Have you been asked to officiate a wedding? Are you inviting someone you know to conduct your ceremony? Getting ordained online is fast and easy, but doesn't provide personal coaching. Make the ceremony memorable by enrolling in this face-to-face class with Reverend Crystal Yarlott, who's performed 500+ weddings. She'll guide you in creating a meaningful and organized marriage ritual. Learn the 10 big tips to help the new officiant lead a ceremony that rocks! Review your legal responsibilities. This course does not ordain you, but will prove invaluable as you take your Officiating know-how from basic to brilliant.

  • Seats available : Approximately 19 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260728211
From Takeoff to Return--Travel Planning and Safety Tips — 2018-04-25 through 2018-04-25$49— Face to FaceView Details

Wed, 1-4 pm, University Center Rm. 205. Be a seasoned traveler whether it's your first trip or your 100th! Be more than simply a tourist! Let Betsy Williams, former travel consultant, show you how to navigate the multitude of travel resource websites and gain a better understanding of destination selection and booking options. Find out how to build a personalized itinerary based on cultural experiences and attractions of interest to you. Explore resources that are available to help you stay safe and healthy for both domestic and overseas travel.

  • Seats available : Approximately 10 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260156068
Photoshop for Photographers— 2018-04-25 through 2018-04-25$49— Face to FaceView Details

Wed, 5:30-8:30 pm, Fine Arts Rm. 120. Are you a photographer interested in exploring how you can use Photoshop software to improve your images? Photoshop can be a daunting program to master, so we'll focus (pun intended!) on the essentials every photographer should know without all of the other 'artsy' stuff. Learn about color and exposure correction, sharpening, basic cloning, and much more. Bring a few of your images on a thumb drive to this hands-on class and be prepared to make the leap into the world of Photoshop.

  • Seats available : Approximately 8 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260704186
Partner In Command - Boating— 2018-04-25 through 2018-04-25$50— Face to FaceView Details

Wed., 7-9 p.m. Great Lakes Campus Rm. 111. America's Boating Club seminar. This is an introduction to boating for crew members who need basic information and who may or may not have taken a boating course. It is designed to provide essential information one may require to assist a skipper in the safe operation of a recreational boat. Included in the seminar are actions in response to emergencies.<br><br>

  • Seats available : Approximately 19 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : Great Lakes  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260635707
An Introduction to Mandarin Chinese— 2018-04-26 through 2018-05-03$49— Face to FaceView Details

2 Thurs, 6-8 pm, Main Campus Beckett Bldg Rm 147. Learn to communicate in Chinese! Explore this intriguing and musical language for use in traveling, talking with Mandarin speakers in the U.S., or just expanding your mind. Understand the basics of pinyin (the Chinese phonetic system) and the four tones of Mandarin. Become familiar with basic vocabulary and phrases, and explore useful cultural information. You'll also get started recognizing and writing Chinese characters.

  • Seats available : Approximately 20 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260088394
Downrigger Fishing: Rig Your Boat for Results— 2018-04-26 through 2018-04-26$49— Face to FaceView Details

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's useful to bring a photo of your boat's layout with you.<br><br>

  • Seats available : Approximately 20 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : Great Lakes  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260641488
MIOSHA 10-Hour Construction Safety Course— 2018-04-26 through 2018-04-27$188— Face to FaceView Details

Thurs and Fri, 8:30 am-4 pm, Aero Park Labs Bldg. Rm. 110B. Review regulations for the construction industry in this 10-hour program. Develop an accident prevention plan as required by Rule 114 of MIOSHA Construction Safety Standard Part 1, General Rules. Gain insight into MIOSHA inspection procedures while developing understanding of the most frequently cited MIOSHA violations. Emphasis is placed on recognizing hazards and describing safe work practices to eliminate or control those hazards. Approved for Residential Builders Pre-Licensure Safety Training Requirements. Participants receive MIOSHA and OSHA 10-hour cards upon successful completion (30 days after completion). Check-in is at 8:30 a.m. Lunch is provided both days.

  • Seats available : Approximately 7 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : Aero Park  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260093661
Course ClosedFly Fishing: An Introductory Workshop— 2018-04-30 through 2018-03-07$75— Face to FaceView Details

Mon., 6-9 p.m., University Center Rm. 216. 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. <br><br>

  • Seats available : -3 . Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location : University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260641163
Wilderness First Responder Certification -- Hybrid Course Format— 2018-05-01 through 2018-05-18$899— Face to FaceView Details

Online session begins May 1. In-class sessions: May 14-18, 8am-5pm, University Center Rm. 07. Wilderness First Responder (WFR) training is an important credential for anyone who works outdoors. Recreational outfitters, guides, educators, park personnel and anyone working or playing in remote areas are seeking this credential to better handle emergency situations. The course 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. Food and lodging not included.

  • Seats available : Approximately 13 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 287776175
How to Get the BEST Out of Your Employees— 2018-05-02 through 2018-05-02$49— Face to FaceView Details

Wed, 6-8:30 pm, University Center Rm. 218. Discover how to get the best out of your employees by setting clear expectations from the start and creating attainable goals and action plans. Develop communication techniques that help elevate employee engagement and work performance. See examples of successful goal setting and how to follow up to ensure goals are met. Learn how to hold employees accountable. Immediately apply the skills you learn and help your employees grow professionally.

  • Seats available : Approximately 9 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260063242
Birding by Ear -- A Sequel— 2018-05-04 through 2018-05-05$49— Face to FaceView Details

Fri, May 4, 6:30-8:30 pm, University Center Rm. 209 and Sat, May 5, 8-10:30 am (field trip ). Once you've been introduced to over a dozen local birds in the previous class, you're 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've 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.<br><br>

  • Seats available : Approximately 12 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260160825
Sketching on Location— 2018-05-05 through 2018-05-05$79— Face to FaceView Details

Sat, 9 am - 2:30 pm, Great Lakes Campus, Rm 112. Discover the joy of plein air sketching! Artists throughout history have ventured into the outdoors to become trained observers and inspire their own work. Grab your sketchbook and let's head outside where you'll learn the process of selecting a subject. Gain tips and techniques on creating drawings with pencil and pen. Experiment with some of the fundamentals that will take your art to the next level. Bring a 9x12 or larger sketchbook and a regular pencil to the first class. All other materials will be provided. Class breaks 30 minutes for lunch on your own.

  • Seats available : Approximately 9 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : Great Lakes  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 259966989
Mah Jongg Madness— 2018-05-07 through 2018-06-04$79— Face to FaceView Details

4 Mon, 1-4 pm, University Center Rm. 216. 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 : Approximately 6 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260160711
Boat Handling Under Power— 2018-05-07 through 2018-05-07$50— Face to FaceView Details

Mon., 7-9 p.m., Great Lakes Campus Rm. 111. America's Boating Club seminar. This seminar shows boaters how to depart and dock under a variety of conditions as well trimming the boat for the best operation underway.<br><br>

  • Seats available : Approximately 18 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : Great Lakes  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260635339
Fly Fishing: An Introductory Workshop— 2018-05-07 through 2018-05-07$75— Face to FaceView Details

<p>Mon., 6-9 p.m., University Center Rm. 216. 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.</p><br><br>

  • Seats available : Approximately 3 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 282110370
Glass Fusion for the Garden— 2018-05-08 through 2018-05-10$79— Face to FaceView Details

Tues, 6-9 pm and Thurs, 6-8 pm. Glass Artz Studio. 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'll 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. Meets at Glass Artz Studio (441 E Front St., TC).

  • Seats available : Approximately 9 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260047396
Cooking with Fresh Herbs— 2018-05-09 through 2018-05-09$79— Face to FaceView Details

Wed, 6-9 pm, Oleson Center Kitchen Rm. 129. Thyme, sage, tarragon, cilantro, chervil, and mint! These fresh herbs and others are appreciated for their complex flavor and the refreshing boost they give foods. End your cooking doldrums and watch a simple green salad spring to life with the addition of fresh herbs. Rejuvenate a basic chicken salad with a blend of herbs. Herb Provolone Scones with an herb infused butter transform an ordinary meal into something extraordinary. Rosemary cookies show how a natural sweet taste is heightened when mixed with herbs. Also included: tips on growing and freezing herbs, when to cut, and how to store fresh herbs. Bring containers to take home any creations you don't sample in class.

  • Seats available : Approximately 3 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260173935
Raspberry Pi— 2018-05-09 through 2018-05-09$109— Face to FaceView Details

Wed, 6-9 pm, Beckett Bldg. Rm. 202. The Raspberry Pi is a tiny and affordable computer that you can use to learn programming through fun, practical projects. Get Raspberry Pi components to build hands-on projects in class. Learn how to assemble, program, and use the input/output pins to control various devices. Most anything you can control with a computer, you can control with the Raspberry Pi. Connect a small electronic flash unit to the Raspberry Pi and use simple programs to control it. Leave with a complete Raspberry Pi computer, code and other accessories to continue experimenting at home. Class is appropriate for adults and youth age 16 and over.

  • Seats available : Approximately 20 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260086172
Anchoring— 2018-05-09 through 2018-05-09$50— Face to FaceView Details

Wed., 7-9 p.m., Great Lakes Campus Rm. 111. America's Boating Club seminar. This seminar assists boaters in understanding the issues and problems involving the theories of anchor weight, the methods used to anchor, and the choices of anchor types for the area of boating. The slides and notations on anchoring are intended to raise awareness of the need for correct anchor choices and the mechanics of proper anchoring techniques. The knowledge gained from completing this seminar will increase the boater's understanding of the conditions and situations involved in anchoring a boat and the need for a proper anchor choice.<br><br>

  • Seats available : Approximately 16 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : Great Lakes  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260635014
Amazing Asparagus— 2018-05-10 through 2018-05-10$79— Face to FaceView Details

Thurs, 6-9 pm, Oleson Center Kitchen Rm. 129. Michigan is the second largest producer of asparagus. In this culinary journey, you'll explore some of the many ways to enjoy this local vegetable. Learn how to make a rich and creamy asparagus soup, herb frittata with asparagus and goat cheese, handmade pizza with roasted asparagus and ricotta cheese, and more. Bring take-home containers for anything you don't sample in class.

  • Seats available : Approximately 11 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260173865
Wilderness First Aid— 2018-05-19 through 2018-05-20$399— Face to FaceView Details

Sat and Sun, 8 am-5 pm, University Center Rm. 07. Register by May 1 and save $30. Get 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.

  • Seats available : Approximately 1 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260048553
Crew Overboard— 2018-05-21 through 2018-05-21$50— Face to FaceView Details

Mon., 7-9 p.m., Great Lakes Campus Rm. 101. America's Boating Club seminar. Learn how to react, and then, how to recover a crewmember or passenger who accidentally falls overboard. The seminar covers vessel set-up and man overboard (MOB) equipment as well as maneuvering to keep the rescuer close to the person in the water. It also covers the responsibility of the person in the water in this emergency situation and methods of recovering that person.<br><br>

  • Seats available : Approximately 20 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : Great Lakes  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260634644
Using GPS— 2018-05-23 through 2018-05-23$50— Face to FaceView Details

Wed., 7-9 p.m., Great Lakes Campus Rm. 111. America's Boating Club seminar. GPS has become a common tool for navigation. However using GPS on the water is distinctly different from a moving map display in your car. Learn the principles of waypoint navigation and how to relate the GPS to your charts which provide essential information about what is around you. The seminar also shows you how to operate your GPS and what the buttons do, what the screens show, and how to access the functions you need. A handheld GPS is used as the demonstration model, but all GPS receivers function similarly. By the end, you will be able to store waypoints into your GPS, activate them for navigation, and use GPS to keep you on a safe, pre-qualified course of your choosing. You'll also get some tips for choosing a GPS if you don't currently own one.<br><br>

  • Seats available : Approximately 13 . This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location : Great Lakes  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 260633829
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