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Posted: Wednesday, October 3, 2012 12:00 am

York Community Education and Southeast Community College classes will be held at the York Middle School, unless otherwise noted.

Please contact Community Education to register: 402-362-6700 or

American Heart Association Heartsaver CPR, 1st Aid & AED

• Oct. 13, 2012, 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., Tuition $35

This course is recommended for those who respond to cardiovascular emergencies in the workplace and meets day care requirements. Tuition does not include book or mask.

American Heart Association CPR BLS for Health Care Providers

• Oct. 27, 2012, 8:30 – 1:30 p.m., Tuition $30

This course teaches one and two rescuer CPR, AED, Foreign Body Airway Obstruction, and barrier devices for Adults, Children and Infants.

This course is recommended for persons working in a health care setting and those who need a health care provider course for employment. Tuition does not include book or mask.

Computer & Technology

So You Have an iPad —Now What?

• Oct. 24 - Nov. 14, 2012, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m., Tuition $45

This course is designed to assist users how to utilize, configure, and become comfortable using and managing their new device.

Learn how to set up different applications such as email, social media utilities like Facebook© and Twitter, shoot pictures and videos using the camera and uploading to iMovie, as well as changing device settings and device maintenance. Other content will be focused on the specific needs of the participants.

Arts & Crafts

Stained Glass in a Day!

• Oct. 6, 2012, 9:30 a.m. - 2 p.m., Tuition $89

This one-day workshop teaches you the step-by-step process of making a stained glass window using the copper foil method. Learn to cut glass, fit your pieces properly, foil and solder.

Class covers different finishing techniques. Finished piece is approximately 12 inches by 14 inches.

Greeting Cards: Colored Pencils

• Oct. 6, 2012 9 a.m. – 3 p.m., Tuition $29

Not just for weak-colored maps any more, colored pencils can be layered and manipulated into dazzling art pieces. We’ll do a variety of small studies, including a Christmas design, a floral drawing, a still life, and a fanciful decorative piece.

Greeting Cards: Watercolor or Acrylics

• Oct. 20, 2012 9 a.m., 3 p.m., Tuition $29

We’ll make several small paintings to experiment with various watercolor techniques. A Christmas subject will be included, as well as a landscape, a floral, a flat wash shape, and ideas for assembling your cards.

Bob Ross Oil Painting

• Oct. 13, 2012 9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m., Tuition $29

Bob Ross classes are designed for painters of all abilities, including beginners. Come and enjoy a relaxing time painting.

It is an excellent stress reliever and offers a wonderful sense of accomplishment. NOTE: Finished painting does not include a frame and students will take home their completed painting. This painting theme will be “Teton Winter”.

Deep blue winter colors highlight a misty cabin scene. This class filling up fast!

Knitting for Beginners

• Oct. 22 - Nov. 5, 2012, 6-8 p.m., Tuition $19

You will learn basic knitting skills as you create a charming sampler scarf. This very popular class has set many people on the road to a life-long love of knitting. Call for Community Education for supply list.

Personal Interest

Beginning Bridge

• Oct. 9 - 30, 2012, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Tuition $39

Students will learn or relearn the fun game of Bridge. The basic rules and strategies of Bridge will be taught, illustrated and then practiced through a few weeks of playing the game.

Memoir Writing Workshop

• Oct. 13, 2012, 9 a.m.-Noon, Tuition $25

This workshop is designed for both experienced writers and beginners. A memory prompt will start guided organization of memories. Students will write, then read their work to each other.

If you’ve already written memoir material, bring it along! We’ll take some time to discuss helpful critiquing guidelines, and there also will be material on self-publishing.

Buying, Selling Gold, Silver & Coins

• Oct. 30, 2012, 6:30-9:30 p.m., Tuition $35

Whether you are considering buying, selling or investing in gold, silver, or coins, you need to know “the basics”. 

Tom Bassett of Lincoln is a past president of both state and local coin clubs. He has helped people buy and sell coins, as well as gold and silver items, for more than 30 years. You can bring “a few” coins to class for him to help identify.

Bus Trips

• Madison County Covered Bridge Festival, Winterset, Iowa: Oct. 13, Tuition $89

Depart York at 7 a.m. Return (approximate time) 9 p.m.

This trip is not full yet, so you can still sign-up! We’ll travel to Iowa as the residents of Madison County gather for the 43rd year to celebrate the brilliant hues of autumn and the local historic covered bridges.

The festival features a wide variety of food, antique and craft vendors, nonstop music and entertainment, artisans demonstrating the old-fashioned ways, and a quilt show.

Tuition does include round-trip motor coach transportation, admission to the Festival on the Square, a guided tour of several of the local bridges, and light refreshments on board.

On the Horizon……

• Disney’s The Lion King: Broadway Across America: Orpheum Theatre, Omaha, March 23, 2013

• The Titanic: Omaha, March 16, 2013


Change Your Mind, Change Your Life

• Oct. 13, 2012 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Tuition $45

Instructor, Aubrey Nye of Omaha, is certified in NLP and EFT instruction.

Psychotherapists, sports trainers, educators, personal trainers, life coaches and regular people have been using Neuro-Linguistic Programming and Emotional Freedom Techniques for years.

These simple methods can enhance sports abilities, help people lose weight and eliminate phobias and fears such as public speaking, anxiety over everyday issues, headaches, procrastination, test-taking and physical, mental and emotional reactions. 

They are profound but easy methods to follow.

Be empowered in using tools to CHANGE YOUR LIFE!


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