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Education

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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Register for Programs Online

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.

Relaxed Rover

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Date: Saturday, May 6-20 (1:30-3 p.m.)
Age: 18 years & up
Location: Rodgers Neighborhood Park
Cost: $81

Connect with your dog in a whole new way by knowing basic anatomy and how their bodies work. Understanding the physical and mental benefits of massage and essential oils. Class includes Relaxed Rover kit which contains anxiety and pain relief salves. Prerequisite: Basic dog obedience from any resource. Dogs attend class 2 and 3 only.

Register online here.

Youth Programming

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Lego Club
Time:
Wednesday (4:30-6 p.m.)
Location: Foothills Activity Center
Age: 6-10 years
Cost:
$16-$21
Get together with other Lego enthusiasts, share ideas and use your imagination to create Lego masterpieces. Afterschool snack provided.

Register for a variety of dates here.

Teen After School Program, International Chefs
Time:
Tuesday, 4-5:30 p.m.
Location: Northside Aztlan Center
Age: 12-15 years
Cost: $55
Share your passion for cooking by trying out recipes while interacting with other teens. This first class includes a lesson plan. The following class selects the recipes. Note: Includes free tutoring along with access to eight computers beginning at 3 p.m. each day.

Register for a variety of dates and class themes here.

Teen After School Program, Arena Football
Time:
Thursday (4-5:30 p.m.)
Location: Northside Aztlan Center
Age: 12-15 years
Location: Northside Aztlan Center
Recreational teams are created each week for pick-up games. Note: Includes free tutoring along with access to eight computers beginning at 3 p.m. each day.

Register for a variety of dates here.

Cooking

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Indian Crepes & Chutneys
Date:
Tuesday, Apr. 18 (6-8:15 p.m.)
Learn to make simple, naturally gluten free creations at home and pair them with the perfect chutneys. Menu: Quinoa crepes with roasted red pepper chutney,, lentil crepes with beet chutney, and rice crepes with zucchini chutney.

Register online here.

Coconut 'Cuckoo' Curries
Date:
Tuesday, Apr. 25 (6-8:15 p.m.)
Learn modern spins on the traditional coconut curry. Coconut has a magic all its own, mutating even the most average curry into a very flavorful dish to savor. These variations on the curries are delicious, vegetarian, and healthy. Menu: Vegetable stew, kale with coconut, beets with coconut, and spicy pineapple curry

Register online here.

Cooking Around the World
Date:
Tuesdays, Mar. 7-Apr. 4 (6-8:30 p.m.)
Learn about a new country each week through its cuisine. Recipes are simple adaptations using locally available ingredients, designed for convenience. Meals should take 30 minutes to prepar. Vegetarian options available. All supplies included.

Register online here.

Computer Education: Spring

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Triumph Over Technology
Date:
Tuesdays, Mar. 7-28 (1-2:30 p.m.)
Cost: $50
Register: online here.
Designed for those who are new to using internet-based technologies such as smart phones, video chatting, social media, and cloud strage services. Topics include keeping in touch online; managing, sharing, and storing digital photos and other documents; staying safe online; and preparing a digital legacy.

Computer Basics
Date:
Tuesday-Friday, Mar. 7-10 (10 a.m.-Noon)
Cost: $20
Register: online here.
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.

Excel Introducation
Date:
Saturday, Mar. 11 (8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.)
Cost: $15
Register: online here.
Learn the basics of data entry, formulas, formatting, charts, and printing for Excel version 2010. Prerequisite: Basic computer class of computer knowledge.

Beginning Word V. 2010
Date:
Saturdays, Mar. 18-25 (8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.)
Cost: $25
Register: online here.
Introduction, using hands-on exercise, to word processing basics such as file management and text formatting. Also, expand into the lesser known, but useful features such as tables and mail merge.

Gizmos & Gadgets
Date:
Saturday, Apr. 8 (9 a.m.-Noon)
Cost: $15
Register: online here.
A combination of demonstrations, hands-on sessions, and a layman's introduction to technology such as tablets and smartphones.