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Chords Are Key Classes


with Chords Are Key

Calendar Current session started Dec 14, 2020


Have you ever wanted to learn the piano or guitar but just don’t seem to have the time or money for private instruction? Now we have a way for you to get started on this and you won’t have to take private lessons to do it! Chords are Key has been offering crash courses on the piano and guitar through colleges and recreation programs nationally for many years, and now their courses are also available online. Each class starts with a 2.5-hour lecture/demonstration on the use of chords followed by a series of online lessons that you can take at your own pace. A weekly online question and answer session with the instructor is also made available to you at no extra charge. Sign up today and you will be playing in no time at all!



with Lisa Williams

Calendar Current session started Apr 5, 2021 at 5:30 pm, runs for 4 weeks
1 additional session on May 3, 2021


Physically active class encouraging fitness and expression through dance with a focus on Latin steps including: Cumbia, Reggaeton, Salsa, Dance Hall, Merengue and others. The dances use between 3-5 different steps which are repeated throughout the song which makes it easy to follow! A great workout where you Fitbit addicts will get between 5000-7000 steps in one hour! Calories are left in sparkling droplets on the floor, the most fun you will have slaying calories! All levels welcome.

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with Franny Haukap

Calendar Next available session starts May 5, 2021 at 5:30 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Join us for a fun hour of crochet. All levels and ages welcome. Learn a new skill or share your love for this great craft. Practice yarn will be provided. Each student will need to bring their own H hook and provide the yarn for the project of their choice. The instructor will assist with yarn and project selection.

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Digital Photography Basics - LIFE 2018


with J. O'Brien

Calendar Next available session starts Apr 17, 2021 at 9 am, runs for 5 weeks

You've got a new camera. It's got a bunch of buttons and settings you don't understand. Now what? Learn how to use it. In this class, students will learn the basic concepts and skills necessary for operating a digital camera starting with types of cameras, camera anatomy, shooting modes and how they work, and understanding the digital image. After we cover the basics of camera operation, we will cover how to get the most out of your camera through exploring photo composition. By the end of the course, each of you will have gained hands-on experience in basic digital photography techniques.

How to Write a Claim for VA Disability - LIFE 2011


with Patrice Gapen

Calendar Next available session starts Apr 20, 2021 at 5:30 pm

As the wife of a Vietnam veteran, I struggled to write disability claims. My first claim was denied after 9 months. When I resubmitted the claim, it too was denied after another 9 months. In the meantime, I researched everything I could read on VA disability claims. Come to class and I'll share what I have learned and hopefully save you a couple of years of fighting with the VA.

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Digital Photography Editing Basics - LIFE 2017


with J. O'Brien

Calendar Next session starts Apr 20, 2021 at 6 pm, runs for 5 weeks

You've learned to use your camera and have developed a great eye for photography. Take your photographs to the next level with software. In this class, students will learn how to take their photographs from good to great, leveraging digital image editing software from Adobe. Learn to understand the histogram, how to use it and get the most out of your images. The class will cover improving exposure, contrast and color as well as selectively improving areas of the image with blemish removal, sharpening and blurring.

Full Course

Tax Planning for Seniors - LIFE*1432


with Sandy Patrick and Afton Olsen

Calendar Next available session starts Apr 21, 2021 at 10 am

Tired of your savings and investment dollars being eaten away by taxes? Learn from two Certified Financial Planners some of the specialized tax planning issues of retirement, including taxation of Social Security and managing Required Minimum Distributions (RMDs) from retirement accounts when you turn 70 1/2, plus general tax planning strategies. Discover how to take advantage of many common opportunities to minimize taxes. The discussion will cover tax-free investments, tax advantages of real estate, IRAs and other tax-deferred retirement accounts, as well as understanding the new tax laws and how our income tax system works in easy to understand language.

Personal Protection in the Home - LIFE*1039


with Pat Lewis

Calendar Next session starts Apr 29, 2021 at 6:30 pm, runs for 6 weeks

The goal of this course is to develop the students' basic knowledge, skills and attitude essential to the safe and efficient use of a handgun for protection of self and family. The course will also provide information on the law-abiding citizen's right to self-defense. Students must provide 200 rounds and their own .38 caliber or larger (non-magnum) center-fire handguns and ammunition. Ammunition must be factory-loaded, full metal jacket design (no reloads). Continued participation in this class will require a student to demonstrate safe handling skills and complete a shooting proficiency evaluation with his/her handgun during the first class session. Students must present proof of participation (a signed certificate of completion) in either the LCCC/LCSD Basic Pistol Course or the NRA Basic Pistol Course on the first night of class. Any firearms brought to the course will be unloaded prior to entering the LCSD Building. Ammunition and firearms must be carried in separate containers. This course is for law-abiding adult citizens (minimum age is 21). A criminal history check will be done by the Sheriff's Department prior to the start of the class.

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