May
29
Thu
Online Marketing Series Workshops @ Colorado Mountain College
May 29 @ 9:00 am – 11:30 am

Photo of instructor, Trent BlizzardTrent Blizzard teaches a four-workshop series for small businesses who want to boost their presence online and explore low-cost, targeted advertising opportunities.

Workshops will be held May 29 to June 19 and meeting Thursday mornings, 9-11:30 a.m. Participants can sign up for all four workshops at a discounted rate of $140, or individual workshops for $40 each.

Individual Workshops include:

Google+ Boost Your Business Website, May 29
Online Advertising for the Small Business, June 5
Online Toolbox for Small Business, June 12
Ecommerce: Shopping Carts for Your Business Website, June 19

 

 

Jun
4
Wed
Ethiopian Cooking @ Glenwood Springs
Jun 4 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Take Your Taste Buds Around the WorldClass Description

This cultural class will teach you about Ethiopian cooking and eating customs. We’ll prepare healthy and nutritious vegetarian, vegan and meat dishes using unique and flavorful spices such as the popular Berbere. Dishes will include beet salad, lentil soup, stir fried cabbage, green beans, collard greens, both in tumeric and Berbere sauce. Drinks will include roasting green bean coffee, grinding spices to make herbal tea. Sweets will include sweet breads baked in banana leaves, bakalava and coffee flan for dessert. Meets Wednesdays, 6/4-6/25. Cost: $105; Refund: 6/2.

Syn# 83545
Cost $105
Go to WebAdvisor Continuing Education to search (use the Syn #) and register and pay for class.
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Jun
11
Wed
Thinking in Systems @ CMC in Carbondale
Jun 11 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Book Cover of Thinking in Systems by Donella MeadowsEach of us has been blessed with some knowledge or wisdom that someone else was generous enough to share with us. CMC would like to honor this spirit of generosity by inviting you to the inaugural semester of our new Gift of Learning Series, a number of free lectures and workshops presented by CMC students and staff at our Lappala Center in Carbondale. Topics cover a wide variety of subjects.

Wednesday June 11 4pm
Thinking in Systems – Ashley Muse, CMC Adjunct Faculty in Sustainability Studies

The way we think has a profound impact on the way we shape the world around us. Any aim of ‘sustainability’ must seek to understand what it means to participate in complex living systems – where mental models of linear cause and effect rarely apply. Systems thinking is an alternative interdisciplinary approach to problem solving that emphasizes patterns of interconnection as a way of finding more powerful leverage for individual and collective action. Please join Ashley Muse, architect and Systems Thinking instructor to find out what systems thinking is all about.

To learn more, call 963-2172. Everyone is welcome to attend. There is no charge and no need to R.S.V.P.

Jun
12
Thu
Online Tools for Business @ Glenwood Springs
Jun 12 @ 9:00 am – 11:30 am
Photo of instructor, Trent BlizzardClass Description

Discover a plethora of online tools that will solve marketing, management, research and operation problems in the typical small business. Increase your productivity, become more mobile and impress your friends. Many of these tools are free and all of them are powerful. Cost: $40; Refund: 6/10.

Syn# 83548
Cost $40
Go to WebAdvisor Continuing Education to search (use the Syn #) and register and pay for class.
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An Ode to Dr. Seuss @ CMC in Carbondale
Jun 12 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

image of Cat in the Hat bookEach of us has been blessed with some knowledge or wisdom that someone else was generous enough to share with us. CMC would like to honor this spirit of generosity by inviting you to the inaugural semester of our new Gift of Learning Series, a number of free lectures and workshops presented by CMC students and staff at our Lappala Center in Carbondale. Topics cover a wide variety of subjects.

Thursday June 12 4pm
An Ode to Dr. Seuss – Adrian Fielder, CMC Instructional Chair and Carbondale Lappala Center Director

Theodore Geisel is best known, under his pseudonym Dr. Seuss, for changing the face of children’s literature, by making it more accessible, vibrant and fun.  But he was also a politically-engaged and outspoken philosopher who changed the way that millions of people think about some of the most pressing issues of our times, from human rights and world peace to environmental stewardship and inner peace.  Come join Adrian Fielder, site director of the Lappala Center and a former reading specialist, for an educational yet poetic ode to the genius of Dr. Seuss.

To learn more, call 963-2172. Everyone is welcome to attend. There is no charge and no need to R.S.V.P.

Jun
19
Thu
New Student Orientation for Spring Valley students @ CMC at Spring Valley
Jun 19 all-day

Photo of three Colorado Mountain College Students with Mt. Sopris in the background.New students attending Spring Valley this fall are required to attend one of our orientation sessions this summer. The first session is June 19 and 20. You’ll have the best opportunity to register and get the classes you want at the June orientation. Click here to find out more and register to attend.

Natural History of the Desert @ Glenwood Springs
Jun 19 @ 6:00 pm – 8:20 pm
Photo of a raft docked in canyon riverClass Description

This four-day, guided field trip is a unique opportunity to examine the natural history of local desert environments. Participants will survey local organisms including: mammals, birds, reptiles, shrubs, flowers and succulent plants. This class is designed for students 40 and over. The field class will take place in the McInnis Canyons National Conservation Area and Black Ridge Wilderness Area near Grand Junction, with access gained from the Colorado River using rafts. This class will focus on desert riparian and terrestrial ecosystems of Rattlesnake and Mee Canyons. Instruction will be provided on basic river rafting skills and safety; however, each day will consist of long day hikes exploring desert natural history topics. Hikes will occur on sometimes rugged terrain and cover up to 10 miles. The instructor will contact students regarding an equipment list and the pre-trip meeting. The supplemental course charge includes 7 meals, transportation, rafting and group equipment. Students are responsible for their own lunches. The supplemental course charge is nonrefundable. Minimum age 18. Course meets Thursday, 6/19, from 6-8:20 p.m. at CMC in Glenwood Springs and the field trip is 6/26-6/29. Cost: 2 credit hours of tuition plus a nonrefundable $165.75 course charge.

Syn# 83544
Cost two credit hours of tuition plus $165.75
Early registration is advised, as the course is limited to 12 participants. To register or for more information, please call 970-945-7486. Register online through the “Credit Students” link using Syn#83544.

Jun
25
Wed
“Walk on the Wild Side” with Garry Zabel @ Ice Age Discovery Center at the Snowmass Village Mall
Jun 25 @ 4:30 pm – 7:00 pm

depiction of an extinct wooly mammothIn October 2010 excavators working at the Ziegler Reservoir in Snowmass Village made an astonishing discovery. The site was the final resting place of 41 different kinds of Ice Age animals including mammoths, mastodons, giant bison and more. It is one of the most significant discoveries in North America. Bring the kids and learn more about the discovery!

Please join us for the Summer 2014 Speaker Series:

Wednesday, June 25, 4:30 p.m.

Walk on the Wild Side with Garry Zabel
Discussion at the Ice Age Discovery Center from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Later, 5:30 to 7 p.m., there will be a hike up the Rim Trail above the reservoir for a glaciology/geology walking lecture. Come prepared to hike and provide your own transportation to the trailhead.

The Ice Age Discovery Center is located on the Snowmass Village Mall. Parking is provided in lots 4, 5, 8 and 9.

These events are free and open to the public.

Jun
26
Thu
Knife Skills Workshop @ Glenwood Springs
Jun 26 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
depiction of a chef juggling veggiesClass Description

You will learn to wield a knife like a pro! You learn about different types of cutlery, proper grip and technique. You’ll get at least one hour of live practice while chefs Tammy and Louie Girardot guide you through the construction of a simple,easy-to-make, Thai dinner, which, of course, you eat! Cost: $43; Refund: 6/24.

Syn# 83754
Cost $43
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Jul
2
Wed
“Young and Old Alike” with Sarah Schmidt @ Ice Age Discovery Center at the Snowmass Village Mall
Jul 2 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

depiction of an extinct wooly mammothIn October 2010 excavators working at the Ziegler Reservoir in Snowmass Village made an astonishing discovery. The site was the final resting place of 41 different kinds of Ice Age animals including mammoths, mastodons, giant bison and more. It is one of the most significant discoveries in North America. Bring the kids and learn more about the discovery!

Please join us for the Summer 2014 Speaker Series:

Wednesday, July 2, 6:00 p.m.

Young and Old Alike with Sarah Schmidt
Join Sarah Schmidt for an evening of hands-on, family-oriented activities while exploring the process of excavation at the Zeigler site.

The Ice Age Discovery Center is located on the Snowmass Village Mall. Parking is provided in lots 4, 5, 8 and 9.

These events are free and open to the public.