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2012-2013

 

January 23, 2013


Cowley�s Golden Tigers to hold spring enrollment

 

Spring enrollment for classes in the Golden Tigers at Cowley College is scheduled from 1-4 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 29 in the Earle N. Wright Community Room inside the Brown Center at Cowley.

The Golden Tigers 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 or supplies needed.

Persons planning to attend enrollment from 1-4 p.m. Jan. 29 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 or mail will be accepted after Jan. 29.

In the event of class cancellations due to weather, Cowley College will post the announcement on its web site and on area radio stations. Information will also be listed on the Golden Tiger voice mail at 620-441-5286.

The Golden Tigers also have four educational trips planned in the spring.

Here is a list of trips offered in the spring:

  • Thursday, February 21 –Wichita. The first trip will be to Wichita to see “Church Basement Ladies 4 – A Mighty Fortress is our Basement” at the Crown Uptown. The show celebrates the church basement kitchen, the four women who work there and their relationships as they organize the food and solve the problems of the church. It is sure to be a fun show with lots of laughs. Depart at 9:30 a.m. and return by 4:30 p.m. Cost is $50 and lunch is included.
  • Thursday, March 28 – Mystery Trip. Travel to an unknown destination and visit a variety of unknown locations. If you would like to take a chance on a fun adventure then be sure to sign up for the annual Mystery Trip. Be sure to wear comfortable clothes and shoes because you never know where the bus might take you. Plan to leave at 7 a.m. and return around 8 p.m. Cost is $50 and includes lunch.
  • Tuesday, April 9 – Manhattan, KS. The trip to Manhattan will include stops at the Beach Museum of Art, the new Flint Hills Discovery Center and driving tour of the Kansas State University Campus. This is the 150th anniversary for KSU so special exhibits will be on display at Beach Museum. The Discovery Center is an interactive science, history and culture museum. Prairie photographs by Jim Bradenburg will also be on display at the Discovery Center during our visit. Depart at 7 a.m. and return around 8 p.m. Cost is $50 and includes lunch.
  • Tuesday, May 7 –Tulsa, OK. The trip to Tulsa will start at the Boston Avenue United Methodist Church in downtown Tulsa. The church was built in 1929 and is well known worldwide for the art deco architecture. After lunch the group will visit the Tulsa Garden Center at Woodward Park and Linnaeus Teaching Gardens. Depart at 7 a.m. and return around 8 p.m. Cost is $50 and includes lunch.

The spring 2013 schedule:

February

  • Aqua Fun – (Session I) – Monday, Wednesday, Friday, February 4, 6, 8, 11, 13, 15, 18, 20, 22, 25, & 27, 10–11 a.m., Family Aquatics Center, ACHS. Debbi Davidson, Instructor. Participants will be led by trained personnel through a series of specially designed exercises that can help increase joint flexibility and improve mobility. There will be a $3 pool fee for this class.
  • Exercise – (Session I) – Tuesday & Thursday, February 5, 7, 12, 14, 19, 21, 26 & 28, 1:30–2:30 p.m., Ben Cleveland Wellness Center – Dynamic Fitness Room. Gina McKown, Instructor. Class participants will work on the joint area and regaining flexibility. Yoga, Tai Chi, weights and using vita bands will also be explored.
  • Aerobics – (Session I) – Monday & Wednesday, February 4, 6, 11, 13, 18, 20, 25 &27, 10-11 a.m., Ben Cleveland Wellness Center – Dynamic Fitness Room. Gina McKown, instructor. Get your blood pumping and add a little extra zip to your Mojo with this dance exercise class. Music from the 50’s, 90’s or Latin flare will be used for the class.
  • Beyond Basic Genealogy – Monday, February 4, 11, 18, 25, March 4 & 11, 1:30-3:30 p.m., Webb-Brown Academic Center – Room 105. Ron Upton, instructor. Class participants will use the internet to explore genealogy sites and collect data about their family. The information will be organized and integrated into a print book.
  • Taking Control of Health & Wealth – Monday, February 18, 25, March 4 & 11, 1:30-3:30 p.m., Webb-Brown Academic Center – Room 104. Marvis Gaddie and Margaret Neal, instructors. This class will help you look at decisions that you and your family need to discuss. Advance directives, power of attorney, transfer on death, dividing personal property and more.
  • Mah Jongg Players – Wednesday, February 6, 13, 20, 27, March 6, 13, 27, April 3, 10, 17, 24, May 1, 8, 15 & 22, 1-4 p.m. Webb – Brown Academic Center – Room 203. Margaret Neal, Instructor. This class is for more experienced Mah Jongg players. Class participants will continue to meet and play.
  • Beginning Mah Jongg Players – Wednesday, February 6, 13, 20, 27, March 6 & 13, 1:30–3:30 p.m., Webb – Brown Academic Center – Room 205. Margaret Neal – Instructor. This is a popular game played with tiles and a game card. Instructions will be covered in the first few sessions and then class participants will continue to meet and play the game.
  • Computer Skills for Today – Wednesday, February 6, 13, 20, 27, March 6 & 13, 1:30–3:30 p.m., Webb-Brown Academic Center, Room 105. Larry Schwintz, Instructor. Learn the basic computer skills you need to survive in today’s society. You’ll discover Practical applications for creating word documents and how to create and organize files.
  • This & That – Tuesday, February 26, March 5 & 12, 3– 4 p.m., Webb-Brown Academic Center – Room 205. Margaret Neal, Instructor. Each session will have a guest speaker and cover a variety of topics.
  • Spider Web Quilt – Thursday, February 14 & 28, 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Ark City Senior Center. Sue Carpenter, Instructor. This is another great quilt that uses your scraps. The design looks difficult but is actually easy to make. A complete supply list will be available at enrollment.

March

  • Aqua Fun – (Session II) – Monday, Wednesday, Friday, March 1, 4, 6, 8, 11, 13, 15, 25, 27 & 29, 10–11 a.m., Family Aquatics Center, ACHS. Debbi Davidson, Instructor. There will be a $3 pool fee for this class. (See Session I)
  • Exercise – (Session II) – Tuesday & Thursday, March 5, 7, 12, 14, 26 & 28, 1:30–2:30 p.m., Ben Cleveland Wellness Center. Gina McKown, Instructor. (See Session I)
  • Aerobics – (Session II) – Monday & Wednesday, March 4, 6, 11, 13, 25 & 27, 10-11 a.m. Ben Cleveland Wellness Center. Gina McKown, instructor. (See Session I).
  • Woodcarving – Tuesday, March 5, 12, 19, & 26, 1–3:00 p.m., Cherokee Strip Museum. Linda Kenzy, Instructor. This class is open for beginning and advanced carvers. Wood blanks will be available for purchase (approx. $10) at the first class.
  • Beyond the Basics – Wednesday, March 27, April 3 & 10, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m., Webb-Brown Academic Center – Room 105. Larry Schwintz, Instructor. In this class you will learn more about using word processing and power point for everyday projects.
  • TGIF (Thank Goodness It’s Finished) – Tuesday, March 26, 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Ark City Senior Center. Sue Carpenter, instructor. Do you have some sewing and quilting projects at home that are unfinished because you need a little help? If so, bring those projects to class and get them completed.

April

  • Aqua Fun – (Session III) – Monday, Wednesday, Friday, April 1, 3, 5, 8, 10, 12, 15, 17, 19, 22, 24, 26 & 29, 10–11 a.m., Family Aquatics Center, ACHS. Debbi Davidson, Instructor. There will be a $3 pool fee for this class. (See Session I)
  • Exercise – (Session III) – Tuesday & Thursday, April 2, 4, 9, 11, 16, 18, 23, 25 & 30, 1:30-2:30 p.m., Ben Cleveland Wellness Center. Gina McKown, Instructor. (See Session I)
  • Aerobics – (Session III) – Monday & Wednesday, April 1, 3, 8, 10, 15, 17, 22, 24 & 29, 10-11 a.m., Ben Cleveland Wellness Center. Gina McKown, instructor. (See Session I).
  • Bible Study– Tuesday, April 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, and May 7, 2–3:30 p.m., Webb – Brown Academic Center – Room 205. Ken Hathaway, instructor.
  • Walking – Thursday, April 4, 11, 18, 25, May 2 & 9, 9:30–10:30 a.m., Veteran’s Lake. Judy Jordan – Instructor. Enjoy walking with friends and neighbors around Veteran’s Lake.
  • Photo Story –Wednesday, April 17, 24 & May 1, 1:30-3:30 p.m., Webb-Brown Academic Center - Room 105. Larry Schwintz, Instructor. Learn to use this free software program to create a picture story for a special birthday, graduation, or other event. Some computer experience highly recommended for this class.
  • Getting Started With Digital Cameras – Tuesday, April 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, and May 7, 2–3:30 p.m., Webb-Brown Academic Center – Room 103. Jan Hathaway, instructor. Learn how to take better pictures as well as how to edit, print and store photos.
  • Sharing Foods & Recipes – Thursday, April 4, 11, 18, 18, 25 & May 2, 1:30-3:30 p.m., Webb-Brown Academic Center – Room 205. Margaret Neal and guests, instructors. The class will feature foods and recipes of area cooks. Ideas for creating a recipe book will also be covered. Cost is $15.
  • Tiptoe through the Tulips – Tuesday, April 30, 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Webb-Brown Academic Center – Room 203. Margaret Neal, instructor. Spring flowers and May Day will be the focus of this one day class. Cost is $15.
  • Personalized Covers – Monday, April 15 & 22, 9:30 a.m. -3:30 p.m., Ark City Senior Center. Sue Carpenter, instructor. Make a great cover for your notebook, tablet or cell phone in this class. Pick up a complete supply list at enrollment.