Spring 2015 ASUMH Community Education Classes
iPhone/iPad Class Saturdays, Jan. 24, Feb. 28, Mar. 28, Apr. 25, May 23 9am-12pm Instructor Jim Seaman ORACCR In this three hour class you will learn about the different tools and functions of your iPhone/iPad. Learn to download apps, update contacts and calendars and much more. $25
Frog Watch Tuesdays, Feb. 3 and Feb. 10 6:30pm-9:00pm Instructor Jeff Hoeper ORACCR Learn to identify all the frogs and toads in our area by their calls and an introduction to the wetlands and frog monitoring network, FrogWatch USA. Free
Fly Tying - Thursdays, Feb. 5-Feb. 26, 6:00pm-8:00pm Instructor John Berry D105. Learn to tie trout flys by leading fly tying expert John Berry. $75
QuickBooks Pro - Mondays, Feb. 23-Apr. 6 (Skip Spring Break Week), 6:00pm-8:00pm
Wellness 101 - Thursdays, Feb 26.-Apr. 2 6:00pm-8:00p.m.
Pottery - Tuesdays, Feb. 17-Mar. 24, 1pm-4:30pm
Pottery - Tuesdays, Feb. 17-Mar. 24, 5:30pm-8:30pm
Aikido - Thursdays, Feb. 26-Apr. 9, 6pm-8:00pm
Pottery - Tuesdays, March 31-Apr 14, 5:30pm-8:30pm
Basic Accounting for Small Business and Non-Profits - Tuesdays, Feb 24-Apr 7 (Skip Spring Break Week), 6pm-8pm, Instructor Cindy Isbell D101
Genealogy 101 - Thursdays, Mar. 19-Apr. 30, 6:00pm-8:00pm, Instructor Vicki Roberts F207 Research your family's history. This class uses web-based search engines such as ancestry.com. For the beginning researcher or for those that are seeking clues to their family's past.
Beginning Tai Chi - Tuesdays, Mar. 17- May 5, 6pm-7:30pm Instructor Erik Hardin Vada Sheid Community Development CEnter- Learn ancient Chinese internal and external exercises to increase strength, coordination, flexibility, balance, longevity, and focus. $80
Acrylic Painting - Dates TBA, 6:00p.m.-8:00p.m.
Concealed Handgun License Course - Saturdays, Jan. 17, Feb. 14, Mar. 21, Apr. 18, May. 16, June 20 8am-2:30pm, Instructor Dan Hall ORACCR Upon completion of this one-day course, you will have a completed package ready to send to the Arkansas State Police to procure a concealed handgun permit. $75
Essential Oils - Monday and Tuesday, Mar. 30 and 31 6pm-8pm, Instructor Tammy Tenison ORACCR Come learn about essential oils in this fun, interactive class. Essential oils have been used throughout history in many cultures for their medicinal and therapeutic benefits. Modern scientific study and trends toward more holistic approaches to wellness are driving a revival and new discovery of essential oil health applications. Students will learn history and science behind essential oils, as well as practical application for everyday health and household uses with hands-on "make & take" projects each class session. $35 class fee, $20 supply fee
Beginning Fly Fishing - Thursdays, Mar. 19-Apr. 9, 6:00pm-8:00pm Instructors John Berry and Lori Sloas D105 - a local husband/wife team of professional guides with over twenty-five years of experience in guiding and fly fishing instruction. Structured for the beginner or novice angler, the class is designed to develop confidence on stream and covers all of the basic skills necessary for success. Learn basic fly casting, equipment selection, water safety, reading the water, stream entomology, fly selection, knot tying and fishing techniques. $75
Beginning Computers for Seniors - Fridays, Feb. 27-Apr. 10, 1pm-3pm Instructor Don Blair F207 Learn the basic functions of a computer, how to use a mouse and keyboard, learn about files and folders, email, Facebook and the internet. $50
Computers for Seniors Advanced I - Fridays, Feb. 27-Apr. 10, 3:00pm-5:00pm, Instructor Don Blair F207 - This class offers an expansion on Beginning Computers for Seniors. $50
Microsoft Office Excel - Mondays, Apr. 13-May 18, 6:00pm-8:00p.m.
Beginning Computers for Seniors - Fridays, Apr 17-May 22, 1pm-3pm Instructor Don Blair F207 - Learn the basic functions of a computer, how to use a mouse and keyboard, learn about files and folders, email, Facebook and the internet. $50
Water Color Painting - Dates TBA Instructor Duane Hada Learn professional tips and techniques to create your own masterpiece in watercolor. Hada is a working artist and passionate outdoorsman who loves the Ozarks. He holds a BSE in Art from the University of Central Arkansas and has taught numerous courses and workshops at local colleges and universities in both art and fly-fishing. Hada's award-winning art is on display at Rivertown Gallery on the square in Mountain Home. $75
Beginning Guitar -Mondays, Feb. 23-Apr. 6 (Skip Spring Break Week 6pm-7pm or 7pm-8pm or 8pm-9pm Vada Sheid Community Development Center, ORACCR Instructor Tony Esposito Learn basic guitar techniques, rhythms and music. Max of 3 students per session. $75
Beginning Photoshop -Saturdays, Mar. 14 and Mar. 21 9:00am-12:00pm Instructor Linda Clark LOCATION TBA Taught by professional designer and photographer Linda Clark. Learn basic Photoshop techniques. $85
Hunter Ed – Saturday, Mar. 7, 8am-6pm. Instructor Denis Dunderdale (There will be a 1 hour lunch period. Students will need to provide their own lunch.) Vada Sheid Community Development Center This course includes easy-to-understand hunting safety instructions and hundreds of detailed illustrations to provide you with the knowledge and skills necessary to become a safe and responsible hunter. Anyone born on or after January 1, 1969, must complete a hunter education course and carry a valid hunter education card. To register for this class, call Toni at the AGFC at 870-425-7577. Free
Healing Essential Oils of the Bible- Mondays, Apr. 6-27, 6pm-8pm Instructor Tammy Tennison ORACCR There are 1,035 references to essential oils, aromatic oil-producing plants, and their applications in the Bible, including at least 33 species. We will learn what they are, God's purpose for these oils, what it means to anoint with oil, how these oils can help our bodies heal, and how the oils are used today. (Optional book "Healing Oils of the Bible" by David Stewart PhD) $35 class fee, $20 supply fee
Boating Ed – Tuesday and Thursday, May 21 and May 23, 6pm-9pm. Instructor Denis Dunderdale Vada Sheid Community Development Center The Arkansas Boating Education Course teaches the fundamentals of safe and responsible boating. This is necessary to reduce loss of life, personal injury and property damage while increasing boating enjoyment for outdoor enthusiasts. Anyone born on or after January 1, 1986, and of legal age to operate a motorboat, must have successfully completed an approved Arkansas Game and Fish Commission Boating Education Course and carry proof while operating a motorboat on Arkansas water. The law also affects operators of sailboats. To register for this class, call Toni at the AGFC at 870-425-7577. Free
Social Media Basics Tuesday and Thursday, March 3 & 5 5:30pm-7:00pm Instructor Christy Keirn VSCDC Do you want to catch up with old friends or long-lost family, boost your bottom line and have fun doing it? Wish you knew what a tweet was? This course will give you an overview of the most popular social networking sites. Learn how to build your personal profile, upload family photos, and connect with colleagues and friends. $35
The Basics of Blogging Tuesday and Thursday March, 10 &12 5:30pm-7:00pm Instructor Christy Keirn VSCDC Have you always wanted to start a blog, or do you have one that needs some direction? This class will provide you with skills to create, maintain, promote your blog. You will get tips on how to promote your blog effectively both online and off. The class is for those without a current blog or with a basic one that could use a boost. $35
How to Register
On-line, at the sign up page. Registration will begin Friday, January 16.
In Person, at the Vada Sheid Community Development Center, 1600 S. College St., Mountain Home, AR 72653.
Over the phone by calling 870-508-6280
By Mail, please mail checks to ASUMH, Department of Community Education, 1600 S. College St., Mountain Home, AR 72653. Please indicate which class you would like and list your phone number.
Visa, MasterCard and Discover are all accepted forms of credit/debit cards. If paying with cash, please have exact amount. All checks must be made payable to ASUMH.
Please check this page often for class additions and updates.
To register for seated classes please call 870-508-6280 or stop by the first floor at The Sheid. To register for ed2go and Web CE please click on links above.
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