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Our Education & Enrichment programs are extensive, there is something for everyone. Classes are offered throughout the City at convenient locations and include topics such as: computer skills, CPR, blogging, social media, sign language, relationship skills, music, theater, cooking and meditation. Classes are available for all ages and all abilities.

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To register for the programs below, visit our online database and search for the class to register. You can also call 970-221-6655 to register over the phone.

Technology in December

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Classes listed below provided by Front Range PC Users Group

Location:
Columbine Health Center
Excel Introduction
Date:
Saturday, Dec. 3 (8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Learn the basics of data entry, formulas, formating, charts, and printing for Excel version 2010. Prerequisite: Basic computer class or computer knowledge. Register online here.

Computer Basics
Date:
Tuesday-Friday, Dec. 6-9 (10 a.m.-Noon)
Designed for those who have never used a computer. Learn basic computer terminology through non-technical discussion of basic computer use. Learn to write letters, use email, and use the internet to listen to music and watch movies. Register online here.

Location: 
Senior Center
Excellent & Free Software
Date:
Saturday, Dec. 10 (9a.m.-Noon)
Instead of paying monthly fees for your computer software, find free software to use for computer tasks. Bring your computer to class and learn how to locate, download, and install free computer software. Register online here.

Quicken
Date:
Saturday, Dec. 17 (8:30 a.m.-12:30 a.m.)
Discover the basics of creating and managing files and accounts using hands-on exercises to create checking and saving accounts, reconcile bank statement, and create reports. Register online here.

Blogging for Passion or Profit

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Date: Wednesday, Feb. 1-22 (7-8 p.m.)
Age: 18 years & up
Location: Columbine Health Computer Lab
Cost: $49

Learn how to create a WordPress blog with a domain name and hosting. Create unlimited pages and edits. No programming experienced needed.

Register online here.

CPR & First Aid

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Date: Saturday, Dec. 3, Jan. 7 or Feb. 4 (9 a.m.-5 p.m.)
Age: 14 years & up
Location: Senior Center
Cost: $77

Learn basic first aid procedures, as well as adult, child, and infant CPR. Great for daycare providers. Two certificates from the Emergency Care Saftey Institute-AAOS are issued at the end of the class. Book included

Registered online here.

Thai Cooking

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1st Course
Date:
Tuesday, Jan. 10 (6-8:30 p.m.)
Location: Senior Center
Cost: $35

Learn how to use herbs in Thai cooking, tips and tricks, and how to choose quality ingredients to make your meals taste great. Menu: Thai coconut soup (Tom Kha), lemongrass salad, stir fried jungle curry, and Thai iced tea. Register online here.

2nd Course
Date:
Tuesday, Feb. 7 (6-8:30 p.m.)
Location: Senior Center
Cost: $35

Learn to cook Thai curries, flavorful soups, spicy salads, desserts, and stir fry dishes, as well as how to choose quality ingredients, tips and tricks, and time saving practical food preparation techniques. Menu: Tea egg, taro cake, spring roll, and triangle of togetherness appetizer. Register online here.