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Laramie County Community College

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Barrel Horse Conditioning - LIFE 2029


with Becky Juschka

Calendar Next available session starts Sep 11, 2022 at 8 am

The class will focus on exercises and drills to improve horsemanship skills in barrel racing. Riders will be able to work on the pattern with young horses and condition seasoned horses. Rider must provide their own horse. This is a course for intermediate riders and riders with knowledge of barrel racing.

Mounted Tactics - LIFE 2019


with Tom Houghton

Calendar Next session starts Sep 11, 2022 at 10:30 am

Join us for a fun filled class of formation riding. We will work on riding in formation, desensitization, and crowd management while on horseback. This class is intended for intermediate to advanced riders. If it is determined that the rider, or horse, does not have the necessary skills for this course they will not be able to continue. Prerequisite: Introduction to Riding Basics or Instructor approval. Proof of vaccinations either by vet note or proof of purchase, will be required on the first day of class. Class will meet the published number of times within the published dates. A class schedule will be handed out on the first day of class.

Full Course

Conversational Spanish 1 - LIFE 1554


with Dennis Dicampli

Calendar Next available session starts Sep 12, 2022 at 5:30 pm

Hola amigos! Hello friends! How would you like to begin an exciting journey into the world of Spanish language and culture? Your ability to speak, read, and write Spanish is a valuable and wonderful skill that allows you to travel to places you only dreamed of. Your job market will expand globally and you will be able to better communicate with the people of different cultures. Your goal is to develop a greater understanding and appreciation of the Spanish speaking world and of the culture around you. Includes textbook.

Medicare Basics - LIFE 1415


with Charlie Simineo

Calendar Next available session starts Sep 12, 2022 at 6:30 pm

Are you eligible for Medicare or will be shortly? Are you married to someone who will be? Are your parents approaching that age? How do you sign up for Medicare? Do you need to sign up? What if you don't sign up? What are the penalties if you don't? What if you are covered by another insurance plan? What is covered by each part of Medicare? What is Medicare Part C - I have never heard of that? Why do I need to pick a Medicare Part D plan? What is a prescription drug plan anyway? What is the difference between a Supplemental plan and a Medigap plan? Do I need them both? Why should I have long term care insurance if I have Medicare? Doesn't Medicaid pay for that anyway? This class is designed to provide for a brief overview of these topics and help clear up some myths about insurance when we reach age 65.

Wu Style Tai Chi II - LIFE 2064


with Michele Schmidt

Calendar Next available session starts Sep 13, 2022 at 10 am
1 additional session on Oct 25, 2022

Students will practice and study an empty hand form (TBA), and explore deeper understandings of each individual postures along with fundamental skills and push hands practice and qigong. Students must have a minimum of eight weeks training with Michele prior to registering for this class.

How Tax Planning Changes Through Four Stages of Retirement - LIFE 1977


with Sandy Patrick

Calendar Next available session starts Sep 13, 2022 at 7 pm
1 additional session on Oct 19, 2022

People often pay more in taxes than expected because a confusing system treats various income types differently and contains hidden taxes and penalties. Social Security and Medicare have "tax traps" and you need to plan for them. In retirement you must plan how and when you will use taxable, tax-deferred, and tax-free assets to manage your income and tax rates efficiently. You need a tax strategy to minimize taxes and maximize your retirement assets and income - this class will help you understand your options in easy to understand language. This class will benefit both retirees and pre-retirees.

Beginner Fly Tying - LIFE 2074


with Chris Rice

Calendar Next available session starts Sep 17, 2022 at 10 am

Do you enjoy fly fishing and would like to make your own customized flies? In this introductory course, we will learn how to create flies that are effective in our regional waters. Topics include materials used in fly tying, basic techniques, where to find resources, and how to read fly tying recipes. We will be working over the lunch hour. Please be sure to bring your lunch. Supplies to create your flies are included in the cost of the class.

Metalsmithing for the Hobbyist - LIFE 2054


with Noah O'Brien

Calendar Next session starts Sep 19, 2022 at 5:30 pm

Metalsmithing for the Hobbyist is designed to prepare the student to practice basic metalsmithiing techniques in the home studio. Several jewelry and sculpture projects will allow the student to develop basic skills using easy to acquire tools and materials. Topics will include materials, heat treatment and soldering, cold forging and forming, design and safety. Basic supplies will be provided. Project specific supplies are provided by the student and will be discussed the first night of class.


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