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Agriculture
Growing Your Own Herbs$31.33/$24.50*
Enjoy growing your own herbs and the satisfaction of knowing where your food comes from. Discover the many perennial herbs you can plant to enjoy the harvest year around. Experience hands-on harvesting of common perennial herbs. Recipes and cooking techniques will be shared, and you’ll sample a buffet of herb-infused foods.
6568010/17/2019Thur6-8pOostburg
Organic Urban Gardening$18.15/$4.50*
Learn past and present methods for growing edibles without commercial chemicals, as well as modern and traditional ways to improve your garden, augment soils, and avoid pests using natural techniques. Raised beds, container gardening, and lasagna composting will also be covered.
6565010/08/2019Thur6-9pOostburg
Prune Like A Pro$18.50/$4.50*
Since winter is the best time of year to prune your woody plants (shrubs, trees, evergreens), spend a night learning the right techniques now. Pruning promotes a strong tree structure and leads to an aesthetically pleasing and long-living tree or shrub. Poor pruning can be costly and lead to early tree removal.
6562910/15/2019Tue6-9pOostburg

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Business & Technology
Computers: Excel 2016 – Level 1$31.48/$11*
Develop basic computer skills in Excel 2016 as you create, edit and format spreadsheets.
6570711/4/2019 & 11/11/2019Mon6-9pManitowoc
Computers: Excel 2016 – Level 2$31.48/$11*
Build your Excel knowledge and review skills learned in Excel 2016-Level 1. Concentrate on formula development using relative and absolute referencing, and use the following functions: sum, average, max, min, now, and IF. Create a chart from spreadsheets.
6570811/18/2019 & 11/25/2019Mon6-9pManitowoc
Computers: Word 2016 - Level 1$31.13/$11*
Develop basic computer skills in Word. Create documents using Microsoft Word 2016 by inserting/deleting text, formatting text, setting line spacing, aligning documents, using templates, changing margins, and using the spelling/grammar function.
6568710/21/2019 & 10/23/19Mon / Wed6-9pManitowoc
Computers: Word 2016 - Level 2$31.13/$11*
Focus on development of intermediate computer skills and evaluate layouts in Word 2016.
6570510/28/2019 - 10/30/2019Mon / Wed6-9pManitowoc
How to Use Your iPad$24.98/$4.50*
Addresses now that you have an iPad, do you know how to use it? Find out how to set up an iTunes account, how to purchases Apps and how to customize features.
6514710/21/2019 & 10/28/2019Mon6-9pPlymouth
Intro to Prezi: A Better Way to Present$18.15/$4.50*
Learn how to create, present, and analyze your best presentations ever using the newest kind of software. Experience hands-on organization, creation and delivery of a Prezi presentation.
6569210/1/2019 & 10/8/2019Tue5:30-8pManitowoc
6569211/6/2019 & 11/13/2019Wed5:30-8pSheboygan
Overcoming Workplace Distractions$11.33/$4.50*
Between phone calls, emails, and other distractions, do you ever get done what you need to at work? Learn about the multi-tasking myth and the difference between being busy versus productive. Instructor Chris Schatz, LTC Dean of Health & Human Services, shares his real-life examples of how to make your life easier, more productive, less stressful, and distraction-free.
6570211/11/2019Mon5:30-7:30pSheboygan
6570212/10/2019Tue5:30-7:30pSheboygan
Windows 10$24.98/$4.50*
Provides learners with the foundation needed to get started using Windows 10. Students will learn how to find their way around the operating system, start menu, desktop, and system settings. The course demonstrates how to customize settings, manage files, and create documents using WordPad. There will be discussion on how to protect files and update Windows 10. Students may bring a Windows 10 laptop to class.
651439/30/2019 & 10/7/2019Mon6-9pPlymouth
6568310/7/2019 & 10/9/2019Mon / Wed6-9pManitowoc
Your First Steps to Cyber Security$11.33/$4.50*
This class will cover passwords, credit card security, ransomware, and much more as an introduction to cybersecurity. There will be demonstrations and hands-on participation so bring your personal device and become confident in securing your information.
6680310/24/2019Thur5:30-7:30pPlymouth

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Life & Leisure
Auto Checkup for Beginners$11.33/$4.50*
You don’t have to be afraid of your vehicle. Automotive Master Technician Chris Bornemann will demonstrate simple preventative vehicle checks to be done monthly that will keep your vehicle operating safely and running well. Detailed, hands-on examples cover lights, wipers, horn, tires, fluid levels, and jump-starting.
6562411/16/2019Sat9-11aCleveland
Basic Genealogy Research$64.50
Teaches the basics of sound genealogy research. Locating and evaluating sources of information about your ancestors. Learning DNA results can be used in combination with traditional sources and research methods.
6563010/3/2019 - 10/24/2019Thur6-9pManitowoc
Beginning Jewelry-Earrings$39.50
Create a pair of freshwater pearl disk earrings in your choice of colors (for yourself or as a gift) using basic tools and simple jewelry techniques including bending, forming, hammering and finishing. All materials and tools are included. Learn from Tim Pinkert, a local artist skilled in design and craftsmanship.
6570411/4/2019Mon6-8:30pSheboygan
Beginning Jewelry - Pendant$59.50
Create a beautiful pearl pendant (for yourself or as a gift) using basic tools and simple jewelry techniques including bending, forming, hammering and finishing. All materials, tools, and a metal clasped leather cord necklace to hang the pendant on are included. Learn from Tim Pinkert, a local artist skilled in design and craftsmanship.
6578912/2/2019Mon6-8:30pSheboygan
Dashboard Hieroglyphics$18.15/$4.50*
Today’s hi-tech vehicles can save you from experiencing dangerous situations. Explore the dashboard warning lights, what they mean and what to do about them.
6571811/14/2019Thur6-9pCleveland
Concepts for Improving Your Photographs$24.98/$4.50*
Beginner and amateur photographers will learn the basics of still photography. You will explore the three basic features of great photographs: light, composition, and interesting subjects. Make better use of aperture, flash and shutter speed. Bring your fully charged point and shoot or SLR digital camera, manual, charger/batteries and memory cards.
6568210/22/2019 & 10/24/2019Tue / Thur6-9pManitowoc
Creative Welding Basics$114.50/$59.50*
Experience an introduction to welding as a hobby or career as you learn Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW) from the LTC welding team experts. Explore proper equipment use and safety information, machine set-up, and welding in flat and horizontal positions. Learn how to cut material using a plasma cutter, horizontal band saw, and 4’ cutoff shear. All personal protective equipment is provided.
6567510/24/2019 to 11/14/2019Thur5-9pCleveland
Digital Photography with Your Smart Device$24.98/$4.50*
Learn how to take photos with your phone or tablet, and what you can do with them. Topics include digital basics: how to take photos; how to view, delete, edit, and share photos; how to create photo projects and order them. Digital photography apps available for your smart device will also be covered.
6514811/4/2019 & 11/11/2019Mon6-9pPlymouth
Documents to Make Your Wishes Known$11.33/$4.50*
It’s important to understand the documents that are used to delegate health care and financial decision-making. Learn how to plan for legally documenting final wishes for yourself and family members who might be in your care. An introduction to estate planning will also be addressed. Materials provided will lay the foundation for future discussions with legal, social work, or medical professionals regarding estate planning and end-of-life documents. This class is for informational purposes only and not for providing legal advice.
6563910/5/2019Sat1-3pSheboygan
6679610/9/2019Wed5:30-7:30pPlymouth Library
6563611/19/2019Tue6-8pManitowoc
Growing Your Own Herbs$31.33/$24.50*
Enjoy growing herbs of your own and the satisfaction of knowing where your food comes from. Learn about the many perennial herbs you can plant and enjoy the harvest year around. Understand the basics choosing the location and appropriate planting recommendations. Students will have hands on harvesting experience with common perennial herbs during class-so bring along thin garden gloves. Recipes, cooking techniques will be shared and we’ll sample a buffet of herb laced, infused and flavored foods.
6568010/17/2019Thur6-8pOostburg
Home TV/Internet Options$14.50
Learn which TV services and options best fit your tastes and budget. Whether you bought a streaming stick a few years ago and are wondering if there’s something better today, or you’re experiencing subscription overload and want to weed something out, this class will help you make sense of your options.
6680411/6/2019Wed5:30-7:30pPlymouth Library
6576111/19/2019Tue6-8pManitowoc
Introduction to Pottery$79.50
This class will be an opportunity for students to work with clay as an art medium. Each student will become familiar with the basic methods of construction, decoration, vocabulary, as well as sculptural techniques such as slab building, coil and pinch methods, using a pottery wheel and surface applications such as glazing. Students will create a variety of boxes and vessels. All materials are supplied.
6562210/22/2019 - 11/12/2019 6-8:30pOostburg
Mindful Eating$14.50
Are you tired of – and confused by – all the diet fads? Are you ready to establish a simple, manageable relationship with food without the pressure to commit to a diet involving deprivation? If so, join us for this interactive class. We will discuss myths surrounding sugar, fat, and intermittent fasting, as well as the connection of stress and sleep to weight gain and food cravings.
6562610/7/2019Mon5:30-7:30pManitowoc
6562711/4/2019Mon5:30-7:30pSheboygan
No More Jerks/Jerkettes$18.15/$4.50*
In this fun, interactive class, single people will learn what to look for in a healthy relationship and how to identify key markers of an unhealthy relationship. Topics include the 3 most important warning signs of difficult partners, key areas to get to know someone you’re dating, and keeping your heart safe and judgment sound.
6570110/9/2019Wed6-9pSheboygan
NRA Home Firearm Safety Course$28.15/$14.50*
This is a four-hour course for safe gun handling that is conducted in the classroom only. Students are taught NRA’s three rules for safe gun handling; primary causes of firearms accidents; firearm parts; how to unload certain action types; ammunition components; cleaning; care; safe storage of firearms in the home; and the benefits of becoming an active participant in the shooting sports. Students will receive the NRA Home Firearm Safety handbook, NRA Gun Safety Rules brochure, Basic Firearm Training Program brochure, and course completion certificate. Learn from Ryan Skabroud, LTC Dean of Energy and Public Safety, and a certified NRA instructor.
6571610/28/2019Mon5-9pCleveland
Organic Urban Gardening$18.15/$4.50
Teaches past and present methods of growing edibles without commercial chemicals as well as modern and traditional ways to improve your garden, augment soils and avoid pests using natural techniques. Photos, techniques and resources for you to use will be shared, including raised beds, container gardening and lasagna composting.
656509/19/2019Thur6-9pOostburg
656949/26/2019Thur6-9pManitowoc
Painting Fall’s Bounty$59.50
Fall colors explode in reds, yellows and oranges in this class. In this project we will be using slightly different values to add depth to nature scenes like flowers, leaves, etc….these clusters can be painted on the edge of a large wood plate for display in your home or another surface of your choice. This is an oil painting project that is open to students of all levels. Materials will be provided which you can also take home.
654489/23/2019 - 10/7/2019Mon6-9pOostburg
Photography: Digital SLR$31.48/$11*
Learn the basics of your SLR camera features such as portrait, nighttime lighting, fading, etc.
6568110/8/2019 & 10/10/2019Tue / Thur6-9pManitowoc
Poetry isn’t Dead$19.50
Perhaps it’s been dormant or locked a way for a while, but it isn’t dead. It’s spilled ink on the written page that inspires others to dream. If you ever wanted to write poetry this is the class for you. This workshop explores the fun of putting words down on paper. We’ll explore some poetry basics and history, do some exercises to ignite your creative bug, and have fun in the process. While this is geared toward beginners, seasoned poets are welcome to attend and be a part of the creative process, too.
6567910/21/2019Mon6-8pManitowoc
6567811/9/2019Sat10a - 12pSheboygan
Prune Like A Pro$18.15/$4.50*
Covers how pruning promotes a strong tree structure and leads to an aesthetically pleasing and long living tree or shrub. Poor pruning can be costly and lead to early tree removal. Since winter is the best time of the year to prune your woody plants (shrubs, trees and evergreens) spend a night learning the right techniques now!
6562910/15/2019Tue6-9pOostburg
Stand Up-Speak Up$18.15/$4.50*
Focus on making communication skills better, creating better presentations, and how to handle nerves. There will be discussions on non-verbal communication and listening skills to help communicate more effectively.
6571910/21/2019Mon6-9pManitowoc
6571910/21/2019Mon6-9pManitowoc
Vitamins & Supplements for Your Optimal Health$11.33/$4.50*
With so many vitamins and supplements available to you, it's hard to know which supplements are actually of good quality and beneficial to you. Learn more about what vitamins and supplements may be the right ones for you, and how to tell a quality supplement from one that may look good, but be inadequate or inferior in quality. You will learn: how to pick a quality vitamin or supplement, which supplements are good for you for optimal health overall, special considerations depending on your age or gender, whether it's possible to be harmed by certain vitamins or supplements, and where to get quality supplements for you and your family.
6562811/7/2019Thur5:30-7:30pSheboygan
Welding Basics and Beyond$162.38/$60*
Introduces the learner to the world of welding. The course includes general shop safety introduction to oxygen/fuel gas supply systems. The oxy/fuel cutting process, plasma cutting, basic cutting and finishing equipment, and the GMAW (gas Metal Arc-Welding) system, equipment and process.
6514510/2/2019 - 12/4/2019Wed6-9pPlymouth
Writing Your Own Memoirs$54.50
When we write about our own lives, the story within us comes complete with compelling characters and a great plot. We have everything we need to compose a memoir – except the writing techniques to help us feel confident enough to put it all down on paper. Learn how to write your own unique memoir which can focus on your childhood or your adult years, or one life-changing day.
6562310/21/2019 - 11/18/2019Mon6-8pOostburg

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Culinary
Tiki Time$35.50
Cool island breezes and fruity mocktails are calling your name... All you need is some enchanting Polynesian fare for an evening in paradise.
657219/25/2019Wed6-9pSheboygan
Paella Party$35.50
Eat your way through sunny Spain! Enjoy traditional favorites as you celebrate this bold, zesty, and flavor-packed cuisine. ¡Olé!
6572210/9/2019Wed6-9pSheboygan
French Creperie$35.50
Learn the fine art of preparing sweet and savory French crêpes perfect for any occasion.
6572311/6/2019Wed6-9pSheboygan

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Certifications
ServSafe Certification$120.45/$79.50*
Satisfies Wisconsin Statute HSS196.19(2)(a)requirements. The class includes classroom activity textbook readings, and the testing for food handling certification. The DHSS filing fee is not included in the class fee.
6563110/1/2019 - 10/22/2019Tue6-9pSheboygan
WTCS New North