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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

Graphic Design Basics

Ages 18+. Learn how to create flyers, posters, logos, and more with your computer. Instructor Lila Reid will teach basics of computer design using free programs, MSPublisher and more. Class meets in the computer lab.

Location: Willamalane Adult Activity Center
  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 5/7-5/28 Days: Tu Time: 5:30PM-6:30PM Price: $49.00 IDIn-district / $59.00 ODOut-of-district Class #: 21552 Online Registration: Canceled
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 6/4-6/25 Days: Tu Time: 5:30PM-6:30PM Price: $49.00 IDIn-district / $59.00 ODOut-of-district Class #: 21553 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
  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
  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

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
  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
  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

Gut and Brain Health

Ages 18+. Learn simple strategies for how to use natural healing systems to treat causes not just symptoms. The lecture will focus on calming digestive comfort, kick pain and discomfort to the curb, and boost your energy naturally. Presented by Margie Basaraba. Please register in advance.

Location: Willamalane Adult Activity Center
  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 6/20 Days: Th Time: 2:30PM-3:30PM Price: Free Class #: 21701 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
  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
  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
  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
  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
  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
  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

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
  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
  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

Advanced Dog Training

Ages 18+. This dog obedience class is for dog owners who want to push themselves and their dogs to achieve higher levels of Canine Good Citizen understanding and abilities.  No registration attend with punch pass only.  Prerequisite: Intermediate Dog Training or instructor approval. 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: 1PM-2PM Price: Drop in with punch pass Class #: N/A Online Registration: Drop-in anytime

Show Dog Training: Conformation

Conformation classes will teach you how to train and present (handle) your dog in the show ring. stacking, baiting, gaiting, and ring procedure will be stressed. All levels of handling experience are welcome. Dogs must be AKC, UKC, or IABCA registered. Please call instructor Jan Bradfeldt for more information. 541-726-8698. No registration, purchase punch pass to attend. No class  1/17, 2/7, 3/7.

4-punch Pass: $40. Purchase pass here.

Location: Bob Keefer Center
  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: Ongoing starting 11/1 Days: Th Time: 7:30PM-8:30PM Price: Drop in with punch pass Class #: N/A Online Registration: Drop-in anytime

ODTI Driver’s Education

This Oregon Department of Transportation-approved program consists of 33 hours of classroom instruction, six hours of behind-the-wheel instruction, six hours of observation in the vehicle and two hours of parent education. Parents must attend the first class. Register now at: Oregondrivertraining.com. For questions call: 541-342-4339.

$350 for ages 15-17/$560 for ages 18+

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Location: Bob Keefer Center
  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 1/12-3/23 Days: Sa Time: 10am-1pm Price: $350 for ages 15-17/$560 for ages 18+ Class #: Call (541) 342-4339 to Register Online Registration: 541-736-4544
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 4/6-6/15 Days: Sa Time: 10am-1pm Price: $350 for ages 15-17/$560 for ages 18+ Class #: Call (541) 342-4339 to Register Online Registration: 541-736-4544