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with Paulette Dunnam
Painting can be fun! Learn the brush strokes that let you relax as you paint for the enjoyment and beauty of art. Gather with old friends and meet new friends. Each class will be something different! All necessary supplies provided. All experience levels are welcome.
with Paulette Dunnam
Painting can be fun! Each class will be something different but will include at least one art project completed and framed. Participants will paint using either watercolors or Quink. The participants will learn about brush strokes and the fun and beauty of art. All necessary supplies provided. Open to all participants grades K-8.
Driver's Education - LIFE 1096
with Jim Wollack
In-class instruction will meet on Zoom Tuesday and Thursday Evening from 5:30 to 8:30 PM and Saturday 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM.
The driver’s education course is a program consisting of 30 classroom hours being held via the free Zoom app, a combination of in-car instruction and simulator driving experience and six hours of observation as set forth by the Wyoming State Department of Education. Simulator time will begin the week prior to the start of the classroom portion of the class. The course meets the basic requirements of the Wyoming Department of Transportation. REQUIREMENTS: (1) one parent must attend the first 1/2 hour of the first class via zoom (for those students under 18), (2) student must have their driving permit prior to registration (3) student must provide their own (insured) vehicle for the one-on-one driving portion of the class and (4) attendance is required at each class for the certificate to be issued. Students who do not successfully complete the course may be eligible for additional instructional time for a fee. For more information on this program please see our website at lccc.wy.edu/ lifeenrichment.
The in-person components of this class requires participants to agree to:
- Wear a mask or face covering, while on campus (CDC guidelines)
- Submit the LCCC self-screening form before coming to campus
- Do not come to campus if you are suffering any symptoms associated with COVID 19
- Follow all LCCC posted guidance and signage
- Maintain 6 feet of social distancing whenever possible
Meditation and Mindfulness - LIFE 1936
with Betsy Collar
Meditation is a practice by which a person achieves a greater sense of awareness, wisdom, introspection, and relaxation. Research shows that meditation can reduce occupational burnout and personal stress, reduce feelings of anxiety and depression, support focus and attention, and increase memory capacity and aid in higher levels of self compassion. In this 8 week course, we will explore mindfulness and meditation while exploring different techniques of meditation to support you in developing or enhancing your own meditation practice. Weekly meetings will include group discussion, guided meditations, self reflection and occasional readings.
Building a Retirement Income Plan - LIFE1928
with Jess Ryan
With retirement within sight, now's the time to figure out how to turn your savings and investments into a paycheck - so you can live comfortably and still achieve your goals. For many, the challenge is easier said than done and comes alongside fears of spending too much now and not having enough later, or the worry of denying yourself if you don't spend. In this class, we will discuss how to design your retirement income strategy to maximize income and minimize taxes.
Conversational Spanish 2 - LIFE 1587
How would you like to further improve your Spanish speaking, reading and writing even more confidently while exploring the people and cultures of the Spanish-speaking world? This course will afford you the opportunity to enhance your Spanish communication in real-world scenarios. You will be able to improve both your Spanish accent and build your vocabulary along the way! Textbook included and will be mailed.
Practical Italian 2 - LIFE 1998
Ciao di nuovo! Hello again! How would you like to futher improve your Italian language proficiency? If so, this is the course for you! The aim of this course is to further develop your listening, reading, writing, and speaking skills through in-class communicative activities. This course will expose you to enhanced practical grammatical and vocabulary functions, as well as a review of Italian patterns you have previously studied! This Italian course will also explore contemporary Italian culture that will serve you well not only in class but also in the real world! Text book included and will be mailed.
Turning 70: Required Minimum Distribution - LIFE 2008
If you're turning 70 in the next year or two, this seminar is for you! Designed for those approaching that magic IRS age. This is on the of the most important ages from a tax standpoint. Learn from a Certified Financial Planner practitioner about how annual Required Minimum Distributions (RMDs) are calculated, how to determine when you must begin taking funds from your tax-deferred retirement savings and understand when it may save you taxes to take it early or delay. We'll discuss taxation of Social Security, how Qualified Charitable Donations (QCDs) work and save you taxes, and more in easy to understand language.