LBCC Lebanon and Sweet Home Centers are offering a variety of community education personal enrichment and fitness classes over winter term.
PERSONAL COMPUTER ESSENTIALS
A perfect class for those who have never touched a computer before and want hands-on, step-by-step instruction. Designed to go at an easy pace. Introduces working with Windows 7 and a brief introduction to email and the internet. Important to attend first class.
Class will start on January 13 and meet on Wednesdays from 1-2:50pm at the Lebanon Center, 44 Industrial Way. Cost is $59.
BUYING & SELLING ONLINE
Explore popular marketplace services while learning to create ads to attract buyers and other strategies to get results and protect yourself as both buyer and seller. Basic computer skills are necessary. Class will start on January 13 and meet on Wednesdays from 6:00-7:50 pm at the Lebanon Center. Cost is $59.
INTRODUCTION TO FACEBOOK
For beginners seeking to learn the basics of connecting with family and friends online. Learn to establish an account, set up your profile, and set security parameters. Basic computer and web browsing skills are necessary. Bring your smartphone or tablet if available. Class will start on January 14, and will meet on Thursdays from 6-7:50 pm at the Sweet Home Center, 1661 Long St. Cost is $59.
Learn to dance to a variety of music including Country/Western, 50’s and Latin. No partner needed. Dancers must wear shoes with a smooth sole. Class will start on January 12, and will meet on Tuesdays from 1:30-2:50pm at the Lebanon Center. Cost is $65.
COMPLETE COUNTRY DANCE
Learn a variety of couples pattern dances and line dances in this combination class that requires no partner. Wear smooth soled shoes for easy foot movement. Come see how fun dancing can be! Class will start on January 12, and will meet on Tuesdays from 6:30-7:50pm, at the Lebanon Center. Cost is $65.
SPECIAL INTEREST CLASSES
PROSE WRITING WORKSHOP: NEW
Be inspired, gain tips and tricks to improve your writing style. Workshop your writings in a supportive critique group guided by the instructor. Perfect for all skill levels interested in producing works of all genres, any length. Class will start January 13, and will meet on Tuesdays from 3:00-4:20pm, at the Sweet Home Center. Cost is $69.
Your own life stories and those of family members are treasures that should be preserved. Recall family history in your narrative style with enhancement of detail, description and dialogue. Class starts on January 13, and will meet on Wednesdays from 2:00-3:50, at the Lebanon Center. Cost is $69.
RETOOLING YOUR RETIREMENT
You are finally retired! So, now what? Being physically and emotionally ready for retirement is as important as financial readiness. Find out what the possibilities are! Class will start on January 14, and will meet on Thursdays from 6:00-7:50pm, at the Sweet Home Center. Cost is $29.
LUNCH & LEARN SERIES
Your health is something that you shouldn’t take lightly. Medicine has radically changed through the ages and continually offers new advances. Listen to medical professionals from our community share about the latest in medical advancements, healthcare, and wellness. Class starts on January 11, and will meet Mondays from 12:30-1:50, at the Lebanon Senior Center. Class is FREE.
GENERAL WOODWORKING: NEW
If you’re interested in learning to “do it yourself”, this is the class for you. Complete two simple class projects with materials provided. An in-class safety orientation is required prior to tool use. Bring ear and eye protection. Fee includes some supplies. Class starts January 14, and will meet on Thursday s from 6:30-8:20pm, at the East Linn Christian Academy. Cost is $99.
This workout fuses cardio, Pilates, isometric movements, plyometrics, and isometric poses to strengthen and sculpt infrequently used muscles, and drum your way to a leaner, slimmer physique. Class starts January 13, and meets on Wednesdays from 5:30-6:20pm. Cost is $39.
For more information, see the LBCC online schedule at www.linnbenton.edu, email at Lebanon@linnbenton.edu or firstname.lastname@example.org, or call the Lebanon Center at 541-259-5801 or the Sweet Home Center at 541-367-6901.