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Day Classes, Lectures, & Events
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Winter Registration begins December 18, 2017

 

ART, CULTURE & LEARNING –DAY & EVENING CLASSES
All classes and programs listed require registration and/or class fees. 

Call 248-370-9353 for more information.

WHY DO GOOD TRIPS AND PROGRAMS GET CANCELLED?
Nothing kills a good program or trip faster than everyone waiting until the last minute to register. Registration deadlines are very important for planning purposes, for Community Center staff and for the travel companies, instructors or speakers. If there are not enough registered participants by the deadline, the class or trip will have to be cancelled.  So please……Register Early!!!!  Thank you.  

 COMPUTER INSTRUCTION FOR ADULTS 55+
This is a 6 week introduction to the basics of computers with individual tutoring for seniors by seniors.  Instruction will include basic computing, surfing the web and e-mail.  This 6 week class is designed for beginners. This class is not designed for students looking for advance computer classes. If registering online please call the Community Center to select class time. Non-seniors welcome to register if space is available. 
Session A Wednesday, 1/10/18 - 2/14/18 #154093A
Session B Wednesday 2/21/18 - 03/28/18 #154093B
Fee: Resident $35.00/Regular $45.00

 

COOKING CLASSES WITH HARBOR CHASE CHEF JEFF PARRISH
Chef Parrish will walk you through the steps to create a tasty meal which you will get to sample.
Fee: Both Sessions: $10.00 Resident/$12.00 Regular
Single Session: $6.00 Resident/$8.00 Regular
Session 1:
Winter Protein Salad & Dressings
and Potpies

Both Classes #154095A
Thursday, 11:00AM – 1:00PM 01/11/18 #154095B (Winter Protein Salad & Dressing)
Thursday, 11:00AM – 1:00PM 01/18/18 #154095C (Potpies)
Session 2:
Salmon Cakes & Crab Cakes, Homemade Tarter 
Sauce
and Hearty Heart-Healthy Soups

Both Classes #154096A
Thursday, 11:00AM – 1:00PM 02/08/18 #154096B (Salmon Cakes & Crab Cakes)
Thursday, 11:00AM – 1:00PM 02/15/18#154096C (Hearty Heart- Healthy Soups)
Session 3:
Rueben Sandwiches & Homemade Sauerkraut

and Pizzas
Both Classes #154097A
Thursday, 11:00AM – 1:00PM 03/08/18 # 154097B (Rueben Sandwiches & Sauerkraut)
Thursday, 11:00AM – 1:00PM 03/15/18 #154097C (Pizzas)

HOW TO WRITE A BOOK IN 30 DAYS
Have you ever imagined writing a book? This course is designed for those writers who would like to break into the publishing world. Learn simple ideas and methods to get started writing and sticking with it.
Community Center • Wesson Room • Instructor: Author, Don Staley
Date: Wednesday, 03/07/18 6:30PM – 8:30PM
Fee $35 Resident/$45 Regular         #125114
$25 materials fee paid to instructor

 

AARP SAFE DRIVING
Refresh your driving skills and learn the new rules of the road. Learn research based driving strategies to help drivers 55+ stay safe behind the wheel. Some insurance companies offer discounts after participating in the full course.
Sponsored by St. Joseph Mercy Oakland Trauma Services, AARP & Toyota
Date: 3/22/18 - 03/23/18 12:00PM – 4:00PM
Register by: March 2
Fee: AARP members: $15.00
Nonmembers $20.00                       #154094A 

WOODSHOP CERTIFICATION
Do you already have extensive experience working with woodshop power tools? Register for this class and one of our woodshop instructors will contact you for a one-hour woodshop certification test that includes both written and practical sessions to allow you to demonstrate your skills. This class will provide certification for open woodshop access.  #555554
Day/ Date : Contact instructor to establish Date and Time

Fee:  $5 Resident • $10 Regular • 1 session


WOODSHOP CERTIFICATION - BUILD YOUR OWN
You’ll learn to use nearly every tool in the shop while building something by hand! Expert woodworkers will lead and instruct for every step of the way. Class includes safety certification so you can come back and use the woodshop for your future projects.
Community Center • Woodshop
$20 Resident • $25 Regular • 2 sessions
#123512 • Foot Stool • Thurs. 1/18 & 1/25 • 6P – 9P
$10 Resident • $13 Regular • 1 sessions
#123513 • Simple Bird Feeder • Thurs. 2/22 • 6P – 8P 

PEN TURNING
Looking for a fun and rewarding introductory wood turning experience? By the end of the class you’ll have a nice handmade pen that’s ready to use or share as a gift.  Prerequisite: Woodshop Certification
Community Center • Woodshop
$10 Resident • $15 Regular • 1 session
#123659A • Thurs. 2/8 • 5P – 8P
#123659B • Thurs. 4/12 • 5P – 8P


OPEN WOODSHOP
The Woodshop will be open for small repairs and projects.  We have a variety of tools and supplies that you are able to utilize to complete your project. Completion of a Woodshop Certification is required to participate in Open Woodshop.
Community Center • Woodshop
Free Resident • $10 Regular per visit
#555555 • Thurs., Fri., Sat • 8:30A – 8:00P • No 12/23-26, 12/30-1/2


ARE YOUR ELECTRONIC GADGETS OUTSMARTING YOU?
This class is designed with seniors in mind to help you learn to become more comfortable in working with the applications on your Laptop, Tablet, or Cell Phone: Bring your device and get to know about features that are available and how to navigate comfortably. A community volunteer will be available to assist you.  Appointments accepted but walk-ins welcome.  
Date: 2nd & 4th Wednesday of the month
Time: 12:30PM


CONVERSATIONAL SPANISH
This class is designed for those who wish to learn or improve their basic conversational and written Spanish. 
Date: 2nd & 4th Thursday of the month 1:00PM - 3:00PM