December 2013 – January 2014

Dec
14
Sat
MAC Safari, MacMAIL @ Glenwood Springs
Dec 14 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Class Description

In this three-hour workshop, we will explore and learn about these three popular applications on the Mac. These are three built-in applications on the Mac, which are both fun and easy to use. You will learn how to surf the web, how to use the Safari program effectively, how to save your favorite web sites with bookmarks, how to organize your bookmarks, how to search effectively for information on-line, and how set up parental on-line restraints for your children. Using Mac Mail, you will learn how to write, send, receive, reply, forward, organize and delete emails. You will learn how to send attachments, how to save attachments that others send you, and how know if your attachments are properly sized. Using the Mac Address book, you will learn how this program integrates with Mac Mail, and how to add people and groups to your address book.

Syn# 78203
Cost $35

Go to WebAdvisor Continuing Education to search (use the Syn #) and register and pay for class.”

Jan
7
Tue
Avalanche Awareness Level I Avalanche Safety class @ Colorado Mountain College - Spring Valley
Jan 7 @ 6:00 pm

photo of avalanche hazard signNot everyone gets a warning. You can learn to stay safe this winter with CMC’s Avalanche Safety course which provides the hands-on opportunity to evaluate avalanche hazards and practice rescue techniques. Classroom sessions meet Jan. 7 and 9 at Spring Valley (from 6-7:50pm); the field outing is Jan. 11 & 12.

Students will receive a certificate of completion stating that the class was taught following the guidelines of AIARE. The backcountry outings will cover up to 5 miles. Students must ski, snowboard, or snowshoe at an intermediate level or receive instructor consent. Avalanche beacons, shovels, and probe poles are provided; however, students may bring their own for the instructor to evaluate for appropriateness.

Limited space is available. Please register on or before Jan. 3.

Jan
13
Mon
Register for GED preparatory classes @ Colorado Mountain College
Jan 13 @ 9:00 am

GEDimageGED prep classes start this week at Colorado Mountain College. Students who wish to enroll in prep classes must attend a registration session Jan. 13 at 9 a.m. for all Glenwood morning classes. Class sessions meet Mondays through Thursdays, 9-11:50 a.m.

Spring GED prep classes meet in Glenwood Springs on:
Mondays & Wednesdays, 9-11:50am,
Tuesdays & Thursdays, 9-11:50am, or
Tuesdays & Thursdays, 6-8:50pm

Registration for Glenwood prep classes is at 9 a.m. Monday, Jan. 13 for all morning classes and at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 14 for evening classes.

Spring GED prep classes meet in Carbondale on:
Mondays & Wednesdays, 6-8:50pm or
Tuesdays & Thursdays, 9-11:50am

Registration for Carbondale prep classes is at 6 p.m. Monday, Jan. 13 for all evening classes at 9 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 14 for all morning classes.

More info at 947-8484.

Intro to Massage Therapy @ Colorado Mountain College
Jan 13 @ 6:00 pm – 7:20 pm

Massage close-up photoLearn from a pro who knows the body. Doctor of physical therapy Adam Kliebert teaches you hands-on techniques to complete a full-body massage with a combination of healing touch, Swedish massage and basic foot reflexology. If you have an interest in healing and helping others, this class is a great place to start. It is open to everyone who wants to utilize the techniques for personal use or to explore potential career interests in massage therapy. Cost: one credit hour of tuition (less than the average cost of a one-hour massage). Meets Mondays, 6-7:20pm, Jan. 13-Apr. 28. Call 970-945-7486 to register.

Register for GED preparatory classes @ Colorado Mountain College
Jan 13 @ 6:00 pm

GEDimageGED prep classes start this week at Colorado Mountain College. Students who wish to enroll in prep classes must attend a registration session Jan. 13 at 6 p.m. for all Carbondale evening classes. Class sessions meet Mondays and Wednesdays, 6-8:50 p.m.

Spring GED prep classes meet in Carbondale on:
Mondays & Wednesdays, 6-8:50pm or
Tuesdays & Thursdays, 9-11:50am

Registration for Carbondale prep classes is at 6 p.m. Monday, Jan. 13 for all evening classes at 9 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 14 for all morning classes.

Spring GED prep classes meet in Glenwood Springs on:
Mondays & Wednesdays, 9-11:50am,
Tuesdays & Thursdays, 9-11:50am, or
Tuesdays & Thursdays, 6-8:50pm

Registration for Glenwood prep classes is at 9 a.m. Monday, Jan. 13 for all morning classes and at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 14 for evening classes.

More info at 970-963-2172.

Wilderness First Responder Course @ Colorado Mountain College - Spring Valley
Jan 13 @ 6:00 pm – 8:50 pm

This class provides skills and techniques used by guides, trip leaders and others providing primary care in a backcountry setting. Photo of a High Angle Rescue

This class will be taught to the guidelines of the Wilderness Medicine Society. Field meeting dates will emphasize practical skills in backcountry settings. Field days are mandatory on Saturday and Sunday, 2/8 & 2/9, and 2/22 & 2/23. Upon successful completion of the class, students will be awarded Professional Rescuer (CPR) and Desert Mountain Medicine (WFR) certifications. The supplemental course charge includes certifications, textbook and expendable supplies. Minimum age 18 or with instructor permission.

Meets Mondays and Wednesdays, Jan. 13-Feb. 26. Field days are Feb. 8, 9, 22 and 23. Advance registration is required. Please call 945-7481.

Jan
14
Tue
Register for GED preparatory classes @ Colorado Mountain College
Jan 14 @ 9:00 am

GEDimageGED prep classes start this week at Colorado Mountain College. Students who wish to enroll in prep classes must attend a registration session Jan. 14 at 9 a.m. for all Carbondale morning classes. Class sessions meet Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9-11:50 a.m.

Spring GED prep classes meet in Carbondale on:
Mondays & Wednesdays, 6-8:50pm or
Tuesdays & Thursdays, 9-11:50am

Registration for Carbondale prep classes is at 6 p.m. Monday, Jan. 13 for all evening classes at 9 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 14 for all morning classes.

Spring GED prep classes meet in Glenwood Springs on:
Mondays & Wednesdays, 9-11:50am,
Tuesdays & Thursdays, 9-11:50am, or
Tuesdays & Thursdays, 6-8:50pm

Registration for Glenwood prep classes is at 9 a.m. Monday, Jan. 13 for all morning classes and at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 14 for evening classes.

More info at 970-963-2172.

Beginning Watercolor @ Carbondale
Jan 14 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Class Description

Using only three primary colors, this class will explore the basic techniques of watercolor, focusing on the use of integrating water with pigment, brushes, paper, color mixing, laying washes and over-laying color. No drawing experience required. Please pick up a materials list at the Lappala Center. Meets Tuesdays, 1/14-2/25. Cost: $160. Refund date: 1/10.

Syn# 81216
Cost $160
Go to WebAdvisor Continuing Education to search (use the Syn #) and register and pay for class.”

Music Appreciation class @ Colorado Mountain College
Jan 14 @ 11:45 am

Susan Nicholson teaches this transfer-level, three credit course that covers the basic materials of music, musical forms, media, genres, and musical periods. Emphasizes the development of tools for intelligent listening and appreciation. This class meets Tuesdays, 6-8:50pm through April 29. Registration required.

Beyond Basics Watercolor @ Carbondale
Jan 14 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Class Description

Incorporating the use of value and color to create volume and dimension, this class will explore the development of a painting from conception through thumbnail sketch to finished product, while utilizing the techniques learned in the beginning class. Please pick up a materials list at the Lappala Center. Meets Tuesdays, 1/14-2/25. Cost: $160. Refund date: 1/10.

Syn# 81218
Cost $160
Go to WebAdvisor Continuing Education to search (use the Syn #) and register and pay for class.”