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Spring 2015 ASUMH Community Education Classes

 

Community CPR Course   Friday May 29   9:00am - 12:30pm H106

The Family & Friends CPR Course teaches the lifesaving skills of adult Hands-Only™ CPR, child CPR with breaths, adult and child AED use, infant CPR and relief of choking in an adult, child or infant. Skills are taught in a group environment by using the American Heart Association’s research-proven practice-while-watching technique, which provides students with the most hands-on CPR practice time possible. Family & Friends CPR is for people who want to learn CPR but do not need a course completion card in CPR for their job. FREE


Zumba Mondays and Wednesdays May 11-July 6 (Class will not meet May 25.) 9:30am-10:30am  Instructor Maria Acree  Exercise dance class. “Ditch the workout – join the party!” All moves are modifiable – you can Zumba your own way. Zumba is fun because you will spend the entire hour laughing and smiling. Before you know it you’ve burned 400 to 600 calories! $80

Zumba Tuesdays and Thursdays May 12-June 30 6:00pm-7:00pm  Instructor Maria Acree  Exercise dance class. “Ditch the workout – join the party!” All moves are modifiable – you can Zumba your own way. Zumba is fun because you will spend the entire hour laughing and smiling. Before you know it you’ve burned 400 to 600 calories! $80

Yoga 101: Yoga Postures Tuesdays July:  7, 14, 21, and 28    5:30pm-6:30pm    Instructor Rebecca Smith  If you have never tried yoga, or can’t remember dog pose from tree pose, this is the introductory yoga class for you!  The four one-hour sessions will consist of:
•       Class 1: what is yoga?, brief history, health benefits of yoga, breath work
•       Class 2:  learn standing poses and relaxation
•       Class 3:  learn sitting and supine poses and relaxation
•       Class 4:  put the poses together into Sun Salutation ending with relaxation
You will need a yoga “sticky” mat, small blanket or beach towel and an eye mask or washcloth.  Yoga is practiced barefoot.  $50

From Garden to Table Gardening Series

Have you ever started seeds for gardening but they rotted before they ever got started, or didn't know what to do with the produce when there was an abundance? From Garden to Table, presented by Amber Middlebrooks, will take you from starting indoor seeds to canning and preservation basics to preparing for fall and winter after the harvest. Each class in the series is $20 per person or take the whole series for $100 and receive $20 discount. A $5 supply fee will be payable to the instructor. Location ASUMH Campus, Building TBA.

 Saturday, May 2nd 2-4 PM

 Starting Seeds Indoors

  • Selecting seeds and seed starter mix
  • What, when, and how to plant
  • Container options

 Starting Seeds Outdoors

  • Soil and bed preparation
  • What, when, and how to plant
  • Frost protection options

 Transplanting Outdoors

  • What, when, and how to transplant

 Garden Layout Options

  • Companion planting
  • Succession planting
  • Crop rotation

 

Saturday, May 16th 2-4 PM

 Caring for plants

  • Thinning, pruning, & supports
  • Weed control and mulch
  • Watering options
  • Pest control

 Early Harvest

  • What and when to harvest
  • Recipes & storage options

 Saturday, May 30th 2-4 PM

 Compost

  • How to create a compost pile or bin
  • What to add to compost
  • When and how to use on plants

 Early Harvest

  • What and when to harvest
  • Recipes & storage options

 Saturday, June  13th 2-4 PM

 Main Harvest

  • What and when to harvest
  • Recipes & storage options
  • Intro to canning

 Saturday, June  27th 2-4 PM

 Preparing for Fall/Winter

  • Choose which beds/locations will grow or remain fallow
  • Select vegetables to grow
  • What, when, and how to plant
  • Using cover crops


Guided Birding Hike for Beginners and Advanced Birders Gaston's River Trail  Saturday, May 9, 2015  8:30am-10:30am  Instructors Karla Bouck and Wendy Johnson Celebrate International Migratory Bird Day and Global Big Day by counting the different species of birds in our area. Learn proper use of binoculars to increase your viewing pleasure. Get tips for bird identification from local experts. And listen to some bird behavior facts that make our feathered friends so fascinating to watch! Birders will need a binoculars, appropriate clothing and shoes for walking outdoors and bottled water. For ages 12 and older. Minors under 18 must be accompanied by an adult. FREE

Guided Birding Hike for Beginners and Advanced Birders Cooper Park  Saturday, May 23, 2015  8:30am-10:30am  Instructors Karla Bouck and Wendy Johnson  Learn proper use of binoculars to increase your viewing pleasure. Get tips for bird identification from local experts. And listen to some bird behavior facts that make our feathered friends so fascinating to watch! Birders will need a binoculars, appropriate clothing and shoes for walking outdoors and bottled water. For ages 12 and older. Minors under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.  FREE

Learn to Use the iPhone or iPad Saturdays May 2, 16, 30, June 13, 27, July 11, 25, August 1    8:30am-12:00pm.  For beginning to intermediate users. Learn to set contacts, calendars, email and more. Let your iPhone and iPad work for you. $25

Concealed Handgun License Course - Saturdays, May. 16, June 20  8am-2:30pm,  Instructor Dan Hall ORACCR Upon completion of this one-day course, you will have a completed package ready to send to the Arkansas State Police to procure a concealed handgun permit. $75

 ASUMH Kids College information will be coming soon. Please check our website often for more information.

 

 

  

 

How to Register

 

On-line, at the sign up page


In Person, at the Vada Sheid Community Development Center, 1600 S. College St., Mountain Home, AR 72653.

 

Over the phone by calling 870-508-6280

 

By Mail, please mail checks to ASUMH, Department of Community Education, 1600 S. College St., Mountain Home, AR 72653. Please indicate which class you would like and list your phone number.

 

Visa, MasterCard and Discover are all accepted forms of credit/debit cards. If paying with cash, please have exact amount. All checks must be made payable to ASUMH. 

 

 

Please check this page often for class additions and updates.

Community Education Course Proposal

The Community Education Office of Arkansas State University - Mountain Home welcomes ideas for classes of interest to the local community.   If you have a suggestion for a community education class that you would like to teach, please complete the Community Education Course Proposal form and submit a short course description, a personal bio, a sample presentation and sample handouts for review.  Please contact Sarah Sikes at 870.508.6105 for more information.

 

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To register for seated classes please call 870-508-6280 or stop by the first floor at The Sheid. To register for ed2go and Web CE please click on links above.

Please mail check for seated classes to:

ASUMH
Department of Community Education
1600 S. College St.
Mountain Home, AR 72653