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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.

Excel Introduction

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Saturday, June 4 (8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.)
Learn the basics of data entry, formulas, formatting, charts, and printing for Excel version 2010. Ages 18 years & up welcome. Cost: $14. 

 

 

Green Smoothies and Nice-Cream

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Monday, June 6 (6-8 p.m.)
Explore how to get the most out of your blender. Make nutritious, delicious, fresh, green smoothies and nice-cream (made with fruits). Ages 18 years & up welcome. Cost: $29. 

Healthy Burgers and Fries

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Tuesday, June 7 (6-8:30 p.m.)
Learn how to make guilt free, low fat vegetarian-vegan burgers and fries. These recipes pack a punch of flavor, so you won’t miss the extra calories. Ages 18 years & up welcome. Cost: $35

Menu: Garbanzo bean burgers, tempeh burgers, Portobello mushroom burgers, carrot and sweet potato fries.

 

Food for Life: Cancer Project

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Sunday, June 12 (9 a.m.-3 p.m.)
Research shows that as much as 40% of cancer risk may be diet related. Explore how the right food choices can help if you have had cancer, want to prevent a re-occurrence, or how to reduce your risk of developing cancer.

Class includes 8–10 demonstrations with sampling to eat throughout the day. Ages 18 years & up welcome. Cost: $69.

Topics: How Foods Fight Cancer; Low-Fat, High-Fiber Foods; Discovering Dairy and Meat Alternatives; Cancer-fighting Compounds; and Healthy Weight Control.

New! Writing Memoir

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Thursday, June 23 (1:30-3:30 p.m.)
Some of the first forays into writing begin with journal entries. Writing memoir for yourself or an outside audience can help you deal with difficult life experience or call to life wonderful memories. Learn how to start, some clarification between biography and memoir, and some of the pitfalls to writing memoir. Ages 18 years & up welcome. Cost: $15.

 

The Mediterranean Diet

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Thursday, June 23 (10:30 a.m.-Noon)
Mediterranean meals are known for their inclusion of fresh vegetables, olive oil, and moderate amounts of protein. Discover how this meal plan can be part of your healthy diet. Instructor: Jenifer Bowman, MS, RD, Cardiac Dietician, UCHealth.