Pruning Roses

Ages 18+. When is the best time to prune your roses? How do you do it? What tools do you use? Discover these answers and more from certified OSU Extension Service Master Gardener specialists. Register in advance

Location: Willamalane Adult Activity Center
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Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 1/24 Days: Th Time: 2PM-3:30PM Price: Free Class #: 20632 Online Registration: Register

You Can Stop Smoking

Ages 18+. Postponed  until further notice due to instructor availability.  Presenter Carolyn Higgins was a closet smoker for years. After trying for years to quit, she did three hypnotherapy sessions and became a nonsmoker. This inspired her to become a hypnotherapist. She now has a 90% success rate helping people learn not to smoke. You can quit smoking. Register in advance.

Location: Willamalane Adult Activity Center
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Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 1/24 Days: Th Time: 2PM-4PM Price: Free Class #: canceled Online Registration: N/A

Travel Journal: Iceland, Czechia and St. Petersbur

Ages 18+. Join world travelers Lana Lindstrom & Richard Hughes in exploring dramatic Icelandic landscapes, visiting Prague and cycling from town to town in the Czech Republic, and seeing the highlights of St. Petersburg, Russia. Register in advance.

Location: Willamalane Adult Activity Center
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Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 2/14 Days: Th Time: 2PM-3:30PM Price: Free Class #: 20641 Online Registration: Register

Volunteer with Willamalane

Ages 18+. There are so many volunteer opportunities for you here at Willamalane Park and Recreation District. Come and learn about volunteer opportunities in our District, including programs like SHIBA and LIHEAP. Are you ready to make a difference in our community? Register in advance.

Location: Willamalane Adult Activity Center
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Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 2/21 Days: Th Time: 2PM-3PM Price: Free Class #: 20643 Online Registration: Register

Oregon Carousels: History and Craftmanship

Ages 18+. Carousels have entertained people of all ages for hundreds of years. Darrell Jabin; Oregon’s Traveling Historian will discuss the history of these wonderful machines, show pictures and information about existing carousels and provide information on efforts in Portland, Cottage Grove and Coquille to add more carousels to our state. Register in advance.

Location: Willamalane Adult Activity Center
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Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 2/28 Days: Th Time: 2PM-3:30PM Price: Free Class #: 20671 Online Registration: Register

Cravings & Weight Gain: Blood Sugar Rollercoaster

Ages 18+. Achieving your healthiest weight is not about dieting or pure willpower; but rather understanding how certain foods affect blood sugar levels and appetite.Natural Grocer Nutritional T Practitioner, Yaakov Levine, shares how nutrient-dense meals support healthy metabolism and which supplements support healthy blood sugar levels and appetite control. Register in advance.

Location: Willamalane Adult Activity Center
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Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 3/6 Days: W Time: 2PM-3PM Price: Free Class #: 20664 Online Registration: Register

The A, B, C and D’s of Medicare

Ages 50+. Medicare is a critical source of health insurance for 44 million Americans. If you are new to Medicare or will be enrolling in the near future, this lecture will provide the basic knowledge needed to understand the often confusing process of the Medicare system to make informed choices. Register in advance.

Location: Willamalane Adult Activity Center
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Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 3/7 Days: Th Time: 2PM-3PM Price: Free Class #: 20642 Online Registration: Register

Travel Journal: Scenic Hikes in Japan

Ages 18+. Let’s visit some scenic parks in Hokkaido, the north island of Japan. First, we follow a 45-mile long trail through green pastures, windbreak forests, creeks and meadows, culminating in a hike up a mountain and descent to caldera Lake Mashu – spiritual twin to Oregon’s Crater Lake. Then we climb Mt. Asahi, past steaming fumaroles and alpine meadows, which turn brilliant colors in mid-September. Ruthy Kanagy grew up in Hokkaido and is the author of “Living Abroad: Japan” (Moon Travel, 2017). Register in advance.

Location: Willamalane Adult Activity Center
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  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 3/14 Days: Th Time: 2PM-3:30PM Price: Free Class #: 20670 Online Registration: Register

Rhododenderon Pruning

Ages 18+. When is the best time to prune your rhododendrons? How do you do it? Discover these answers in this hands on lecture from certified OSU Extension Service Master Gardener specialists. Register in advance.

Location: Willamalane Adult Activity Center
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Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 5/9 Days: Th Time: 2PM-3:30PM Price: Free Class #: 20633 Online Registration: Register

Legal Advice: Advance Directives

Ages 50+. Attorney Bill Atwood provides legal information and advice in monthly group sessions. Advance directives reviews the Oregon Advance Directive, which appoints a health care representative and ensures that patients’ wishes regarding medical treatment are carried out, should they be unable to communicate them to a doctor. Register in advance.

Location: Willamalane Adult Activity Center
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  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 1/16 Days: W Time: 3PM-4PM Price: Free Class #: 20627 Online Registration: Register
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 3/20 Days: W Time: 3PM-4PM Price: Free Class #: 20628 Online Registration: Register
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 5/15 Days: W Time: 3PM-4PM Price: Free Class #: 20629 Online Registration: Register

Legal Advice: Estate Planning Basics

Ages 50+. Discuss the different methods that can be used to transfer property upon death, including wills, trusts, payable on death, joint ownership and more. Register in advance.

Location: Willamalane Adult Activity Center
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  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 2/20 Days: W Time: 3PM-4PM Price: Free Class #: 20630 Online Registration: Register
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 4/17 Days: W Time: 3PM-4PM Price: Free Class #: 20631 Online Registration: Register

Protect Yourself Against Cyber Predators

Ages 50+. People who aren’t as familiar with digital devices and the Internet are often targeted by scammers online and on the phone. Learn how to detect scams and be a safe in the digital world. Instructor: Aaron Andrus.

Location: Willamalane Adult Activity Center
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  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 1/25 Days: F Time: 9:30AM-10:30AM Price: Free Class #: 20240 Online Registration: Register

Speed Up Your Computer

Ages 50+. Improving computer performance is as easy as 1-2-3! In this free hour long seminar, learn simple steps to tune up, de-clutter, and bring new life to your PC or Mac without spending a dime. Bonus: Learn the simple upgrade that can improve the performance of many computers by 300 percent or more. Instructor: Aaron Andrus. Although this is a FREE seminar, please register in advance.

Location: Willamalane Adult Activity Center
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  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 2/25 Days: M Time: 1PM-2PM Price: Free Class #: 20262 Online Registration: Register

Tech Trends Q&A

Ages 50+. What’s new? What’s coming? Technology evolves at a rapid pace; keep yourself in the loop by attending this quarterly review of current tech trends and their implications. We’ll talk about things like new products, social media, upcoming trends and the effects of media on society. Instructor: Aaron Andrus. Although this is a FREE seminar, please register in advance.

Location: Willamalane Adult Activity Center
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  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 4/10 Days: W Time: 1PM-2PM Price: Free Class #: 20267 Online Registration: Register

Bone Builders and Bone Breakers

Ages 18+. Unfortunately, drinking milk is not enough to keep bones healthy. Perhaps that’s why 10 million Americans have osteoporosis. Bones are living tissue that respond to bone building care throughout life. Yaakov Levine, Natural Grocers nutritional health coach, discusses how to support lifelong bone health by knowing how to get all the nutrients your bones need. Register in advance.

Location: Willamalane Adult Activity Center
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  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 4/3 Days: W Time: 2PM-3PM Price: Free Class #: 20665 Online Registration: Register

Natural Hacks to Support Memory

Ages 18+. While age-related cognitive decline might seem inevitable, it doesn’t have to be! Discover how good nutrition and healthy habits can support our memory throughout our lifespan. Presented by Yaakov Levine, Natural Grocers nutritional health coach. Register in advance.

Location: Willamalane Adult Activity Center
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  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 5/1 Days: W Time: 2PM-3PM Price: Free Class #: 20666 Online Registration: Register

Laughter Yoga

Ages 18+. Laughter yoga is a new twist on an ancient practice. Not only does it increase happiness, but it also strengthens the immune system, reduces pain and lowers stress. Instead of using humor, laughter is initiated through creative exercise. Practitioners do not have to master any of the traditional yoga postures. They simply need to laugh. Join Sandra Jeffs for this free workshop!

Location: Willamalane Adult Activity Center
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  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 2/28 Days: Th Time: 4PM-4:45PM Price: Free Class #: 20379 Online Registration: Register
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 5/23 Days: Th Time: 4PM-4:45PM Price: Free Class #: 20600 Online Registration: Register