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Laramie County Community College



Cheyenne Campus Life Enrichment

Conversational Spanish 1 - LIFE 1554

$142

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

$17

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

$105

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

$18

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

$56

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

$230

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.

NO CLASS NOV. 21

Full Course

Savvy Planning for Turning 70: Understanding Retired Minimum Distributions - LIFE 1895

$18

with Sandy Patrick

Calendar Next available session starts Sep 21, 2022 at 10 am

If you're turning 70 soon, this seminar is for you! Designed for those approaching that magic IRS age or just if you want to understand how annual Required Minimum Distributions (RMDs) work. We'll cover how they are calculated and how to determine when you must begin taking funds from your tax-deferred retirement savings. We'll discuss when it may save taxes to withdraw funds early and when it may make sense to delay withdrawals. We'll consider taxation of Social Security; how Qualified Charitable Distributions (QCDs) work to save you taxes, and more - all in easy to understand language.

Painting Fundamentals - LIFE 2053

$194

with James Overstreet

Calendar Next available session starts Sep 21, 2022 at 6 pm

Pull out your paints and get started on a journey of artistic expression. Topics will include the use of color, composition and balance to create informed pieces of art. Instruction will include hands-on demonstrations, guided observation, class discussion and critique. Acrylic paints are recommended for beginners; Oil paints permitted. A supply list will be provided at time of registration.





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