Advanced Genealogy

Ages 18+. Find your ancestors and create your own family tree, as you continue your learning. Students are asked to take a prior Genealogy class before enrolling for the advanced class. Each class will have time for both instruction and to work on your own family line. Space is limited, register in advance.

Location: Willamalane Adult Activity Center
  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 5/1-5/22 Days: W Time: 10AM-11:30AM Price: $33.00 IDIn-district / $39.00 ODOut-of-district Class #: 21811 Online Registration: Register
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 7/10-7/31 Days: W Time: 10AM-11:30AM Price: $33.00 IDIn-district / $39.00 ODOut-of-district Class #: 21871 Online Registration: Register
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 7/15-8/5 Days: M Time: 6PM-7:30PM Price: $33.00 IDIn-district / $39.00 ODOut-of-district Class #: 20774 Online Registration: Register

Spanish 2

Ages 18+. Learn more complex Spanish verbs, vocabulary, sentence structure, and everyday usage; Intermediate course for students with basic familiarity and vocabulary. Textbook required by first class: Living Language beginning and intermediate.

Location: Willamalane Adult Activity Center
  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 5/13-7/8 Days: M Time: 6PM-8PM Price: $72.00 IDIn-district / $87.00 ODOut-of-district Class #: 21428 Online Registration: Register

Spanish 1

Ages 18+. Learn basic vocabulary, grammar, and usage of the Spanish language with this beginner class. Textbook required by first class: Living Language Beginning and Intermediate.

Location: Willamalane Adult Activity Center
  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 5/14-7/2 Days: Tu Time: 6PM-8PM Price: $72.00 IDIn-district / $87.00 ODOut-of-district Class #: 21429 Online Registration: Register

What is Urban Homesteading?

Ages 18+. Learn how you can start living more simply, sustainably and efficiently. and how to get the best return on your efforts with this free discussion.

Location: Willamalane Adult Activity Center
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  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 6/6 Days: Th Time: 6:30PM-7:30PM Price: Free Class #: 20763 Online Registration: Register

Urban Homesteading: Food and Drink

5/2 Cheese Making: Learn to make a fresh hard cheese and ricotta from fresh milk, including the steps from culturing milk to pressing the finished cheese. We will also go over how to make yogurt and Kefir.

5/9 Sourdough Bread: Learn how to catch, care for and use a wild sourdough culture. We will review regular bread baking techniques for those who want to start simple. Learn to make a batch of sourdough bread including proofing, the complex biology of a vital sourdough culture, and tips and tricks to get that great artisanal-style bread in your own kitchen. Take home your own small round loaf and a sourdough culture.

5/16 Fermenting Kimchi and Kombucha: Learn sauerkraut basics as we turn a head (or several) of napa cabbage and other goodies into kimchi, and take home a pint to ferment and enjoy. A special modified technique lets you ferment directly in the jar. We will also make a batch of kombucha and there will be kombucha SCOBY to take home.

6/20 Making Jam and Canning Basics: Put summer in a jar by making your own fruit jam! We’ll make and can a batch of jam in class from fresh local fruit. Homemade jam can contain less sugar and more flavor than you find in commercial jams- and the potential varieties are endless. Each participants gets to take a jar home!

7/11 Sausage Making: Take home a sample and learn the basics of making bar soap, liquid soap and two forms of laundry soap. We will discuss the chemistry of saponification, properties of different base oils and local sources, and fragrance oils and other additives, while we make a batch of soap.

 

Location: Willamalane Adult Activity Center
  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 5/2 Days: Th Time: 6:30PM-8:30PM Price: $20.00 IDIn-district / $24.00 ODOut-of-district Class #: 20778 Online Registration: Register
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 5/9 Days: Th Time: 6:30PM-8:30PM Price: $20.00 IDIn-district / $24.00 ODOut-of-district Class #: 20779 Online Registration: Register
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 5/16 Days: Th Time: 6:30PM-8:30PM Price: $20.00 IDIn-district / $24.00 ODOut-of-district Class #: 20780 Online Registration: Register
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 6/20 Days: Th Time: 6:30PM-8:30PM Price: $20.00 IDIn-district / $24.00 ODOut-of-district Class #: 20761 Online Registration: Register
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 7/11 Days: Th Time: 6:30PM-8:30PM Price: $20.00 IDIn-district / $24.00 ODOut-of-district Class #: 20758 Online Registration: Register

Spanish 3

Ages 50+. Focus on language immersion, conversational skills, useful vocabulary, and phrases for the traveler; intermediate to advanced. Textbook required by first class: Living Language.

Location: Willamalane Adult Activity Center
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  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 7/12-8/9 Days: F Time: 10:30AM-12:30PM Price: $55.00 IDIn-district / $67.00 ODOut-of-district Class #: 21430 Online Registration: Register

Acupressure for Back Tension

Ages 50+. Learn to use acupressure on yourself to relieve the back tension that can cause pain. Get back to doing what you love! Instructor: Nathan Schulman, Doctor of Oriental Medicine. Register in advance.

Location: Willamalane Adult Activity Center
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  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 7/17 Days: W Time: 12PM-1PM Price: $15.00 IDIn-district / $18.00 ODOut-of-district Class #: 20725 Online Registration: Register

Acupressure for Digestive Health

Ages 50+. Feel better and improve your digestive health with acupressure. Help relieve digestive conditions that can cause pain, discomfort or embarrassment. Instructor: Nathan Schulman, Doctor of Oriental Medicine. Register in advance.

Location: Willamalane Adult Activity Center
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  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 6/5 Days: W Time: 12PM-1PM Price: $15.00 IDIn-district / $18.00 ODOut-of-district Class #: 20728 Online Registration: Register

Chinese Medicine 101

Ages 50+. Learn how practitioners use herbal medicines and various mind and body practices, such as acupuncture, acupressure and tai chi to treat or prevent health problems. Instructor: Nathan Schulman, Doctor of Oriental Medicine. Register in advance.

Location: Alder Room at Willamalane Adult Activity Center
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  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 8/14 Days: W Time: 12PM-1PM Price: $15.00 IDIn-district / $18.00 ODOut-of-district Class #: 20727 Online Registration: Register

Hand and Foot Reflexology

Ages 50+. Learn reflexology, the practice of applying pressure to the feet and hands to points that correspond to specific body systems. The practice was created to improve health, relieve stress and treat pain. Instructor: Nathan Schulman, Doctor of Oriental Medicine. Register in advance.

Location: Willamalane Adult Activity Center
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  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 9/18 Days: W Time: 12PM-1PM Price: $15.00 IDIn-district / $18.00 ODOut-of-district Class #: 20724 Online Registration: Register

Improve Your Balance with Cindy O’Brien

Ages 18+. Join Cindy O’Brien for this one-hour workshop on how balance works, why it is so important and ways to improve yours. Prevent falls and live longer and stronger. Presenter: Cindy O’Brien, CPT-NASM. Register in advance.

Location: Willamalane Adult Activity Center
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  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 6/8 Days: Sa Time: 10AM-11:30AM Price: $19.00 IDIn-district / $25.00 ODOut-of-district Class #: 21525 Online Registration: Register

Osteoporosis Prevention

Ages 18+. Cindy O’Brien reversed her osteoporosis diagnosis within two years through education, exercise and nutrition. Learn how she did it and if it might work for you. We’ll review osteoporosis and osteopenia in depth. Discover nutrients and foods that help build bones. Explore movements to help protect your bones, and get your general questions answered. Presenter: Cindy O’Brien, CPT-NASM. Register in advance.

Location: Willamalane Adult Activity Center
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  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 7/20 Days: Sa Time: 9AM-12PM Price: $29.00 IDIn-district / $35.00 ODOut-of-district Class #: 21543 Online Registration: Register

Food & Wine Fusion: Bubbles and Brunch

Ages 21+. Enjoy a delicious brunch on the patio paired with wine from around the world. Instructor Frank Schnebly will profile wines and food, menu includes salad, entrée, and dessert.

Location: Willamalane Adult Activity Center
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  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 7/27 Days: Sa Time: 11:30AM-1:30PM Price: $43 IDIn-district / $49 ODOut-of-district Class #: 21458 Online Registration: Register

German Wine Tasting

Ages 21+. Learn about the country’s culture and wine with German native and wine importer, Monika Rauch. Enjoy light snacks and a bottle of wine to take home, additional bottles of wine available for purchase.

Location: Patio at Willamalane Adult Activity Center
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  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 8/14 Days: W Time: 6PM-8PM Price: $33.00 IDIn-district / $39.00 ODOut-of-district Class #: 21456 Online Registration: Register

Italian, Level 1

Canceled. Ages 50+. Focus on basic grammar, vocabulary, and conversational skills for traveling; beginner to intermediate. Enjoy an introduction to the language and culture of this ancient land. Required textbook to bring on first class: Living Language. Instructor consent required for new students.

Location: Alder Room at Willamalane Adult Activity Center
  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 5/10-6/21 Days: F Time: 8:30AM-10:30AM Price: $175.00 IDIn-district / $210.00 ODOut-of-district Class #: 21427 Online Registration: Canceled

Memoirs of the Heart

Ages 50+. Join us for this stimulating process of using in-class prompts to recognize moments of wonder as well as the sources of your strength, creativity, resilience, and your experience of personal transformation. A writing class for beginners as well as established writers. Class is facilitated by Bonnie Hennessey using Nan Phifer’s book, “Memoirs of the Soul: A Writing Guide.” Register in advance. All registrants will be required to sign a confidentiality statement at the first class meeting.

Location: Willamalane Adult Activity Center
  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 5/21-6/25 Days: Tu Time: 1PM-3PM Price: $30.00 IDIn-district / $36.00 ODOut-of-district Class #: 21388 Online Registration: Register

Genealogy

Ages 18+. Find your ancestors and create your own family tree, as you learn how to utilize family history programs and useful websites. We will begin with a clean slate, do research, find your family members, and personalize your tree with photos, stories and documents. Each class will have time for both instruction and to work on your own family line. Space is limited, register in advance.

Location: Willamalane Adult Activity Center
  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 5/29-6/26 Days: W Time: 10AM-11:30AM Price: $33.00 IDIn-district / $39.00 ODOut-of-district Class #: 20773 Online Registration: Register
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 6/17-7/8 Days: M Time: 6PM-7:30PM Price: $33.00 IDIn-district / $39.00 ODOut-of-district Class #: 21873 Online Registration: Register

Lunch and Learn: Fossils and Our Future

Ages 18+. Explore Oregon’s fossil record with paleontologist Edward Davis of the Museum of Natural and Cultural History. You’ll examine real fossil specimens, dig deep into Oregon’s natural history, and learn how fossils can help guide us toward a more sustainable future.Vegetarian lunch available. Register in advance as seating may be limited.

Location: Willamalane Adult Activity Center
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  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 6/21 Days: F Time: 12PM-2PM Price: $5 Class #: 20772 Online Registration: Register

Beginning Dog Training, Puppies and More

Ages 18+. New dog? Dog obedience training can help your new dog or pup to achieve basic manners around people and other dogs. Teach watch, sit, down, walk on a leash, come, wait and other tricks while furthering bonds. No class 1/16, 2/6.

Buy a 4 visit pass for $52.  Purchase Punch Pass

 

Location: Bob Keefer Center
  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: Ongoing Days: W Time: 6:30PM-7:30PM Price: Drop in with punch pass Class #: N/A Online Registration: Drop-in anytime

Intermediate Dog Training

Ages 18+. You and your dog learn the tools necessary to be good community citizens, including basic dog obedience and community manners. Your dog will learn watch, sit, down, come, stay, wait, greet and many other tools to be a great community citizen. Canine Good Citizen testing is available. If you have owned your dog for a while and bonded with them and your dog is at least 6 months old, this dog obedience class is for you.  No class 1/16, 2/6. Prerequisite: Beginning Dog Training or with instructor approval.

Buy a 4 visit pass for $52.  Purchase Punch Pass

 

Location: Bob Keefer Center
  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: Ongoing Days: W Time: 7:30PM-8:30PM Price: Drop in with punch pass Class #: N/A Online Registration: Drop-in anytime