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Life Enrichment Program Spring Term 2

March 19 - April 27

 

Mondays

The Revelation of the Old Testament

10 a.m.

Instructor: Glenn Lautzenhiser, Biblical Teacher

The Book of Daniel holds a unique place in Biblical prophecy. New testament scholars agree that the entire eschatology of the New Testament is based on what is first set forth in the Book of Daniel. This Book also bridges the entire years of the Babylonian captivity.

Class Meets: March 19, 26 & April 2, 9, 16 & 23
Location: EDHS, Rm 224
 

 


Pineneedle Basket Making

1 p.m.

Instructor: Bessie Johnson, Pineneedle Basket Weaver Master Teacher

This course is designed for the beginning basket maker with clear and complete instructions and exhibits on all phases of pine needle basket weaving techniques. Each participant will construct a basic round basket. An additional fee of $20 will be charged for this course.

Class Meets: March 19, 26 & April 2, 9, 16 & 23
Location: EDHS, Rm 121

Personal Financial Management

6 p.m.

Instructor: Ethen & Hilda Gillespie, Financial Literacy Coaches

Participants will receive step-by-step instruction on how to manage money, develop a financial plan and learn how to to recognize scams and financial schemes.

Class Meets: March 19, 26 & April 2, 9, 16 & 23
Location: EDHS, Rm 121
 

Tuesdays

Stretch, Breathe & Relax

9 a.m.

Instructor: Patty Keffer, Senior Water Aerobics and Silver Sneakers Instructor, YMCA

Muscles tight and hurt all of the time? Come join us for an hour of gentle stretching and relaxing and see if you don’t feel better. Participants will stand, sit, and lie on the floor to stretch, but are welcome to remain in the chair if preferred.

Class Meets: March 20, 27 & April 3, 10, 17 & 24
Location: MUW Stark Rec Center, Aerobic Studio

Smartphone Basics: iPhone

11 a.m.

Instructors: Kelvin Young and Darick Jones, C Spire Columbus

Get the most out of your smart device with in-depth instruction on key aspects of the iPhone from the experts. Learn how to install any one of the thousands of apps from the Apple Store and extend the functionality of your device. Please bring your iPhone to class.

Class Meets: March 20, 27 & April 3, 10, 17 & 24
Location: Education & Human Sciences, Rm 121

Splash Time

11 a.m.

Come exercise and play like a child again while your body is being supported by the water which reduces the stress on joints. The pool water can be cool; please contact your doctor if you have issues of joint pain or discomfort and are not sure if this would be suitable for you. Swimming ability is not needed as we work in the shallow water.


Class Meets: March 20, 27 & April 3, 10, 17 & 24
Location: MUW Stark Rec Center, Pool

Microsoft Word

1 p.m.

Instructor: Lou Boland, Retired Administrator and Computer Applications Instructor, The W and EMCC

Practice creating and formatting documents using Text, Graphics, Smart Art, Text Boxes, Tables, and Shapes. Learn how to create and merge databases. Participants must be able to type and use a mouse. Bring a flash drive to class.

Class Meets: March 20, 27 & April 3, 10, 17 & 24
Location: Fant Library, Technology Classroom

Tabletop Gaming for Beginners

3:00 p.m.

Instructor: Ashley Gressett, Owner of Books & Boards

Have you ever wanted to play tabletop (board, dice, card, role-playing) games, but you weren’t sure where to begin? Now is your chance to learn! Participants will learn a new type of game each week, including 2-player, cooperative, party, and filler games.

Class Meets: March 20, 27 & April 3, 10, 17 & 24
Location: Books & Boards, 422 Main St, Columbus, MS

Tap Your Way to a Healthy Self

6 p.m.

Instructor: Kristi Carrico, Certified Holistic Health Coach

Tap your way to a Health Self. Come experience Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT-Tapping) sessions with Kristi Carrico. We will dive deep into emotions that may be holding you back from your greatest health and joy. We will transform emotional and often physical pain into peace, joy and physical well-being.

Class Meets: March 20, 27 & April 3, 10, 17 & 24
Location: Education & Human Sciences, Rm 121

Wednesdays

Healthy Hair Care

9 a.m.

Instructor: Courtney Harris, Cosmetology Instructor, IamCourtney

Participants will learn about the benefits of having healthy hair and scalp. The instructor will give presentations and demonstrations to help enhance the knowledge of over-the-counter products versus using natural essential oils.

Class Meets: March 21, 28 & April 4, 11, 18 & 25
Location: Education & Human Sciences, Rm 121

Lunch Bunch Thursdays

11 a.m.

Do you enjoy eating, networking, and did we mention eating? Hear’s your chance to explore restaurants around the Golden Triangle with your old or new friends. Please register to confirm your seat. Don’t forget to invite someone.

Class Meets: March 21, 28 & April 4, 11, 18 & 25
Location: A schedule of restaurants will be sent to registered participants.

 


Thursdays

Birding is Fun

8 a.m.

Instructors: Margaret Copeland and Dianne Patterson, avid birders and Oktibbeha Audubon Society members for over 25 years

Participants will learn how to look for field marks, colors and learn some common bird calls. This will not be a classroom program but an outside adventure. Participants should download a Sibley’s or National Geographic bird field guide book before coming to class. Also bring binoculars, pocket notebook and pen to class. Participants must be able to walk up to one mile. Please wear comfortable shoes and clothing.

Class Meets: March 22, 29 & April 5, 12, 19 & 26
Location: Schedule will be emailed by instructors

Your Great Transformation Follow-Up

11 a.m.

Instructor: Diane Malone, Certified Nutritionist

Are you curious as to why your diet isn’t working? Would you like to know more about the different plans that seem to be so popular these days? Let’s talk more specifically about meal prepping, eating at restaurants, insulin resistants, cleansing, and several plans. This course is based on questions posed after participants have taken Your Great Transformation. Bring your questions!

Class Meets: March 22, 29 & April 5, 12, 19 & 26
Location: EDHS, Rm 121

Intro to Healing Touch

1 p.m.

Instructor: Dottie Porter, RN, MS in Counseling Psychology

Discover several energetic ways to relieve stress, anxiety, and chronic pain. Participants will take part in demonstrations of the healing touch and learn how to access the human energy field.

Class Meets: March 22, 29 & April 5, 12, 19 & 26
Location: Education & Human Sciences, Rm 224


Aquatic Conditioning

2 p.m.

Instructor: Mary Chism, Water Exercise Enthusiast

People with arthritis and other issues that affect their mobility can benefit from this class. The class will concentrate on very low impact exercises using water resistance dumbbells and various stretches to improve mobility, flexibility, endurance, and overall quality of life. Exercise done in water is a great choice for people with joint problems because the water supports your body while the water resistance provides a great workout.

Class Meets: March 22, 29 & April 5, 12, 19 & 26
Location: MUW Stark Rec Center, Pool

Let's Sew

3 p.m.

Instructor: Vivian Cade, MSU Extension Agent III

Participants will learn the basics of sewing by starting with the different parts of the sewing machine as well as sewing several different crafts items. Examples of the items made will be table runner, pillow case and pot holders. Participants will be responsible for their own materials for some projects.

Class Meets: March 22, 29 & April 5, 12, 19 & 26
Location: Lowndes County Extension Office 485 Tom Rose Rd. Columbus, MS