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Why and When Would I Need a Revocable Living Trust? - LIFE*2033
with Shaina Case
Living Trusts are a useful estate planning tool that are not only for high worth individuals. Learn how to put your estate planning puzzle together through the use, and ease, of creating and maintaining a revocable living trust. Families with young children, special needs beneficiaries, spendthrift beneficiaries, families with children from previous marriages, and everyone in between will benefit.
Tax Planning for Seniors - LIFE*1432
with Afton Olsen
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.
Adult Pottery - LIFE*1781
with TJ Storer
Come play in the mud and learn about how to build things out of clay. Learn the methods of shaping, glazing and firing. Exploration and imagination strongly encouraged. All clay, glaze, firing and tools provided. All levels welcome.
Padi Scuba I - LIFE*1853
with Jim Collins
During this first phase of the scuba certification process you will complete both the classroom and pool component of your certification requirements. Please be sure to read your classroom materials prior to the first night of class. The instructor will review the information you learned from the course textbook and DVD in the classroom component. On the remaining class days you will learn the necessary water skills in the pool. Students must be able to snorkel 300 yards and tread water for 10 minutes, something that even novice swimmers can accomplish with relative ease. Students, 10-14 years of age may complete a junior certification. Our goal is that every student becomes a safe, comfortable and confident diver. Scuba equipment provided. Students must provide their own mask, snorkel and fins. Registration deadline is 7 days prior to the start of class.
Tai Chi Basics for Beginners - LIFE*2036
with Michele Schmidt
Tai Chi offers beginning Tai Chi skills and concepts. Students will learn drills to help them practice concepts essential to understanding Tai Chi. Qi Gong practice will be introduced, as well.
Digital Photography Basics - LIFE*2018
with J. O'Brien
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.
Voiceover - Discover the Business of the Voiceover Industry - LIFE*2016
with Judy Fossum-Mathern
Judy Fossum, full time voice actor and owner of Judy Fossum VoiceOvers LLC, based in Cheyenne, WY, will present a realistic view about the current voiceover industry. This two-session class via Zoom will answer the following questions: How do you get into the business? Where do you find work? What about marketing? People say I've got a great voice, should I try voice acting? What type of equipment do I need? Have things changed in the voiceover industry since or because of COVID-19? These questions and more will be answered during the first class (Tuesday). The second class (Wednesday) will give students a chance to be "on microphone" and to review and perform various scripts.
Intermediate Photography Editing - LIFE*2044
with J. O'Brien
Explore the features of intermediate photography editing using professional-level raster graphics software, Adobe Photoshop. Once you've successfully captured images in your digital camera, how do you take your images from good to great? Learn how to leverage tools like selections, layers, adjustments and masking to polish your work.