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Press Release

2003-2004

 

January 21, 2004


Cowley's program for 50 and over to hold spring enrollment

 

Spring enrollment for classes in the Institute of Lifetime Learning at Cowley County Community College is scheduled from 1-4 p.m. Thursday in the Earle N. Wright Community Room inside the Brown Center at Cowley.

 

The Institute is for women and men age 50 and over. There is a $5 registration fee and a fee of $2 per class. Fees for classes and trips are due at the time of enrollment. Some classes have additional costs.

 

Persons planning to attend enrollment from 1-4 p.m. Jan. 22 should bring mailing labels to use on their enrollment forms and sign-up sheets. This saves writing your name repeatedly and speeds up the enrollment process. Enrollment by telephone will be accepted after Jan. 22.

 

The spring 2004 schedule:

February

Exercise Session I - Mondays and Wednesdays, Feb. 2, 4, 9, 11, 16, 18, 23, 25, 1:30-2:30 p.m. Brown Center Room 132. Gina McKown, instructor.

Aqua Fun Session I - Tuesdays and Thursdays, Feb. 3, 5, 10, 12, 17, 19, 24, 26, 9:30-10:30 a.m., Family Aquatics Center, Arkansas City High School. Debbie Davidson, instructor.

So You Want to Write! - Wednesdays, Feb. 4, 11, 18, 25, 1:30-2:30 p.m., Brown Center Room 135. Iris David, instructor.

Quick Quilts - Thursdays, Feb. 5, 12, 19, 26, 1:30-3:30 p.m., Kerr Technology Building Room 122. Margaret Neal, instructor.

Exploring Piano - Mondays, Feb. 9, 16, 23, March 1, 8, 15, 29, April 5, 1-2 p.m. Brown Center Piano Lab, Room 211. Melba Maechtlen, instructor.

Woodcarving - Tuesdays, Feb. 10, 17, 24, March 2, 9, 16, 1:30-3 p.m. Cherokee Strip Land Rush Museum. Chuck Hill, instructor.

This & That - Tuesdays, Feb. 10, 17, 24, March 2, 9, 16, 3:30-4:30 p.m. Kerr Technology Building Room 115. Margaret Neal, instructor.

Painting for Enjoyment - Wednesdays, Feb. 11, 18, 25, March 3, 10, 17, 2-4 p.m., Winfield Center (1406 E. Eighth). Debbie Williams, instructor.

Beginning Bridge - Mondays and Thursdays, Feb. 23, 26, March 1, 4, 2:30-4 p.m. Ireland Hall Room 201. Jack and Jeanne Baird, instructors.

March

Exercise Session II - Mondays and Wednesdays, March 1, 3, 8, 10, 15, 17, 29, 31, April 1, 1:30-2:30 p.m. Brown Center Room 132. Gina McKown, instructor.

Aqua Fun Session II - Tuesdays and Thursdays, March 2, 4, 9, 11, 16, 18, 30, April 1, 9:30-10:30 a.m. Family Aquatics Center, Arkansas City High School. Debbie Davidson, instructor.

Improve Your Photos - Wednesdays, March 3, 10, 17, 31, 2:30-4 p.m., Brown Center, Room 135. Norman Smith, instructor.

Creative Accessories - Tuesdays, March 9 and 16, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Winfield Center. Sue Carpenter, instructor.

Basic Computers - Saturday, March 13, 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., Wellington Center. Margaret Neal, instructor.

Appliqued Garment - Tuesday, March 30, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Winfield Center. Sue Carpenter, instructor.

April

How to Take Great Photos!! - Thursdays, April 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, 2:30-4 p.m. Winfield Center. Linda Johnson, instructor.

Basic Computers - Thursdays, April 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, 3-4:30 p.m., Kerr Technology Building, Room 111. JoLynne Oleson, instructor.

Exercise Session III - Mondays and Wednesdays, April 5, 7, 12, 14, 19, 21, 26, 28, 1:30-2:30 p.m. Brown Center Room 132. Gina McKown, instructor.

Aqua Fun Session III - Tuesdays and Thursdays, April 6, 8, 13, 15, 20, 22, 27, 29, 9:30-10:30 a.m. Family Aquatics Center, Arkansas City High School. Debbie Davidson, instructor.

Preserving Family Heritage - Tuesdays, April 6, 13, 20, 27, 1:30-3:30 p.m., Winfield Center. Margaret Neal, instructor.

AARP 55 Alive Driver Safety - Wednesdays and Thursdays, April 14 and 15, 1-5 p.m. Winfield Center. Ed Hanna, instructor.

Readers' Theater - Tuesdays, April 6, 13, 20, 27, 2:30-3:30 p.m. Kerr Technology Building, Room 115. Tom Mason, instructor.

 

Several educational trips also are planned. They include:

Monday, March 15 - Mystery Trip. North, south, east or west. What's your guess? Depart from Ireland Hall at 7:30 a.m. and return early evening. Cost is $25 plus lunch.

Thursday, April 8 - South-central Kansas. The first stop will be the Karg Art in Kechi for a tour and coffee break. Then it's on to Newton to visit the Carriage Factory and Kaufman Museum. The Copper Shed in Marion will be the last stop. Depart from Ireland Hall at 7:30 a.m. and return late afternoon. Cost is $30, and lunch is included.

Friday, April 23 - Benton, Kan. A great evening is planned for a trip to the Prairie Rose near Benton. In addition to a delicious meal and music, the group will enjoy the Hopalong Cassidy Cowboy Museum, Roy Rogers movies, and train and wagon rides. The bus will depart at 4 p.m. and arrive back around 11 p.m. Cost is $35, and includes dinner.

Wednesday, May 12 - Sedan, Kan. The group's last trip will follow the yellow brick road to Sedan. The tour will include several stops such as the Sugar Mining Candy Factory and the Art of the Prairie Gallery. The group will head to the Red Buffalo Ranch for a great chuck wagon lunch and wagon ride. A cowboy poet also will perform. Depart from Ireland Hall at 8:30 a.m. and return late afternoon. Cost is $30, and lunch is included.

On-line education courses also are available with classes beginning each month. Contact Janice Stover at 441-5247 for more information, or log on at www.ed2go.com/cowley .

 

The Institute's spring picnic is planned for 12:30 p.m. May 4 in the Wright Community Room. Cost for the lunch is $7.50.

The Institute of Lifetime Learning office is located on the main floor of Ireland Hall. Office hours are 8:30 a.m. to noon Monday through Thursday. The phone number is 441-5286.