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2011-2012

 

August 10, 2011


Cowley�s Golden Tigers to hold fall enrollment Aug. 25

 

Golden TigersThe Cowley College Golden Tigers, a popular program for men and women age 50 and over, will hold its fall enrollment from 1-4 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 25 in the Earle N. Wright Community Room inside the Brown Center on the main campus in Arkansas City.

There is a $5 registration fee per person for the semester, and a $2 fee per class. Some classes have additional costs or supplies needed.

Persons attending fall enrollment are reminded to bring their mailing labels to use on the enrollment form and sign-up sheets. This saves writing their name multiple times and speeds up the enrollment process.

Four educational trips are planned throughout the fall. The trips include, Lecompton, Benton, and a pair of trips to Oklahoma City.

Also this fall, a Beginning Mah Jongg class will take place at Cowley College’s Winfield Allied Health Center. The class will be held on Monday afternoons starting Sept. 12. There will be a total of six class meetings.

On Sept. 22, a Senior Expo will be held in Wichita from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The Expo will feature more than 130 exhibitors and free admission to Botanica, Old Cowtown Museum, the Wichita Art Museum, and Exploration Place. On Sept. 30, a Senior Expo will be held in Winfield from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The Expo will be held at Baden Square, 700 Gary Street, Winfield.


Fall 2011 schedule:
September
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  • Exercise, Session I, Tuesdays and Thursdays, Sept. 6, 8, 13, 15, 20, 22, 27, 29, 1:30-2:30 p.m., Webb-Brown Academic Center, Room 205.
  • Aqua Fun, Session I, Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, Sept. 7, 9, 12, 14, 16, 19, 21, 23, 26, 28,30 10-11 a.m., Family Aquatics Center, ACHS.
  • Reader’s Theatre, Tuesdays, Sept. 13, 20, 27, Oct. 4, 11, 18, 25, 1-2 p.m. Webb-Brown Academic Center, Room 203.
  • Beginning Mah-Jongg, Wednesdays, Sept. 7, 14, 21, 28, Oct. 5, 12, 1:30-3:30 p.m., Webb-Brown Academic Center, Room 203.
  • Mah-Jongg, Wednesdays, Sept. 7, 14, 21, 28, Oct. 5, 12, 19, 26, Nov. 2, 9, 16, 30, Dec. 7, 1-4 p.m., Webb-Brown Academic Center, Room 205.
  • Computer Skills for Today, Wednesdays, Sept. 7, 14, 21, 28, Oct. 5, 12, 1:30-3:30 p.m., Webb-Brown Academic Center, Room 105.
  • Taste of American History, Thursdays, Sept. 29, Oct. 6, 1:30-3 p.m. Webb-Brown Academic Center, Room 204.
  • Paper Piercing Quilting, Thursday, Sept. 8, 15, 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Ark City Senior Center.
  • A Journey with Navajo Indians, Tuesdays, Sept. 20, 27, 1:30-3 p.m., Webb-Brown Academic Center, Room 204.

October:

  • Exercise, Session II, Tuesdays and Thursdays, Oct. 4, 6, 11, 13, 18, 20, 25, 1:30-2:30 p.m., Webb-Brown Academic Center, Room 205.
  • Aqua Fun, Session II, Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, Oct. 3, 5, 7, 10, 12, 14, 17, 19, 21, 24, 26, 31, 10-11 a.m., Family Aquatics Center, ACHS.
  • TGIF (Thank Goodness It’s Finished), Monday, Oct. 3, 9:30-3:30 p.m., Ark City Senior Center.
  • Woodcarving, Tuesday, Oct. 4, 11, 18, 25, 1-3 p.m., Cherokee Strip Museum.
  • Using the Internet, Wednesdays, Oct. 19, 26, 1:30-3:30 p.m., Webb-Brown Academic Center, Room 105.
  • Cards & more, Mondays, Oct. 24, 31, Nov. 7, 14, 1:30-3:30 p.m. Webb-Brown Academic Center, Room 203.

November:

  • Beyond the Basics, Wednesdays, Nov. 2, 9, 1:30-3:30 p.m., Webb-Brown Academic Center, Room 105.
  • Wii Games for Seniors, Thursdays, Nov. 3, 10, 17, Dec. 1, 8, 1:30-3:30 p.m., Webb-Brown Academic Center, Room 204.
  • Exercise, Session III, Tuesdays and Thursdays, Nov. 1, 3, 8, 10, 15, 17, 22, 29, 1:30-2:30 p.m., Webb-Brown Academic Center, Room 205.
  • Aqua Fun, Session III, Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, Nov. 2, 4, 7, 9, 11, 14, 16, 18, 21, 28, 30, 10-11 a.m., Family Aquatics Center, ACHS.
  • This & That, Tuesdays, Nov. 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, 3-4 p.m., Webb-Brown Academic Center, Room 204.
  • Half & Half Quilt, Tuesdays, November 1, 8, 9:30-3:30 p.m., Ark City Senior Center.

Educational Trips:

  • Lecompton, Tuesday, Sept. 13, to several historic sites. Hear more about the story of “Bleeding Kansas”, visit historic sites, and see a play by the Lecompton Reenactors about Kansas during the Civil War. The group will also stop in Topeka to view a Lego Brick Sculpture exhibit at Washburn University. Depart at 7 a.m. and return by 8 p.m. Cost is $45 (includes lunch).
  • Oklahoma City, OK, Tuesday, Oct. 4, for fun in the heart of OKC. The morning will be spent at the Myriad Botanical Gardens & Crystal Bridge Tropical Conservatory. The conservatory features more than 1,000 species of plants from every continent except Antarctica. In the afternoon, the group will go to the Oklahoma City Museum of Art to see “Passages”, a worldwide traveling exhibit featuring King James Bible. The exhibit is outstanding and tells the story of the capturing, preservation, translation and new discoveries of the Bible. Lunch will be on your own in Bricktown. Depart at 7 a.m. and return by 7:30 p.m. Cost is $40.
  • Oklahoma City, OK, Friday, Oct. 21, to “An Affair of the Heart” show in Oklahoma City. This is one of the largest arts and crafts shows in the United States and is well known for the quality and variety of merchandise. The show occupies seven buildings with nearly 1,000 exhibitors. Depart at 7 a.m. and return around 7:30 p.m. Cost is $25 plus lunch.
  • Benton, Thursday, Dec. 1, to the Prairie Rose. The evening will include a chuck wagon supper and music by the Prairie Rose Rangers. Horse drawn wagon rides, train rides, and cowboy movies will be available prior to dinner. Depart at 4 p.m. and return by 11 p.m. Cost is $40 (includes dinner).