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EDUCATION / ADULT / COMPUTER Education Adult Classes Classes are for 18 years & up unless otherwise noted. Computer Classes Computer Basics This class will provide basic computer terminology for anyone who has never used a computer. The class will start with a non-technical discussion of basic computer use, and include writing letters, using email, and using the Internet to listen to music and watch movies. Instructor: Mike Morris, Mike Loughlin Location: Columbine Health Computer Lab Note: Instructor provided by Front Range PC Users Group 3/1-3/4 Tu-F 10:00 AM-Noon $24 64502-01 Excel Prerequisite: Computer Basics class/basic computer knowledge. Covers the basics of data entry, formulas, formatting, charts and printing. Instructor: Mike Morris Location: Columbine Health Computer Lab Note: Instructor provided by the Front Range PC Users Group. 3/19 Sa 8:30 AM-12:30 PM $14 64505-01 Getting Started with Social Media Feeling left out of the social media world? This class begins with introducing some common social media tools such as Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and blogging. Participants will set up their own accounts and learn how to connect with friends and groups related to both personal and professional interests. Instructor: Brett Manges Location: Senior Center Note: Class not discountable. 3/15-4/12 Tu 7:00-8:00 PM $44 64532-01 Digital Publishing Whether you are a published author or aspire to become one, the quickest, easiest, and most profitable path is to publish digitally. Learn how this local publisher is generating hundreds of dollars/month from the sale of his ebooks on Amazon, Barnes and Noble, and more. Instructor: Brian Schwartz Location: Senior Center Note: Class not discountable. Class will not be held on 3/15. 3/8-4/5 Tu 6:00-7:00 PM $44 64533-01 Social Media for Business Facebook, YouTube, blogs, & other social media platforms are becoming standard business tools. More than setting up accounts, you will learn strategies to connect with your community, enhance your brand, and measure your effectiveness. Participants will ideally have some experience with existing social media accounts. Instructor: Brett Manges Location: Senior Center Note: Class not discountable. 4/26-5/24 Tu 7:00-8:00 PM $44 64534-01 Blogging for Passion or Profit Want to know what the blogging buzz is all about? Would you like to get started with building a new website or updating an old site using blogging tools? Whether your message is political, professional, poetic, or personal, a blog can help you spread your message and build a community. Instructor: Brett Manges Location: Senior Center Note: Class not discountable. 3/23-4/20 W 7:00-8:00 PM $44 64538-01 Bicycle Back on A Bike This class is oriented toward senior citizens to help them get back into cycling. This four day course covers the fundamentals of safe cycling in Fort Collins and includes both classroom and hands on instruction. Age: 50 years & up Location: Northside Aztlan Center 5/3-5/24 Tu 10:00 AM-1:00 PM $13 64541-01 Intermediate Senior Social Cycling Social group bike rides for senior citizens, includes 1-2 hour bike rides followed by lunch out (participants must provide own lunch). Instructor: Allison Robin Location: Northside Aztlan Center 5/5-5/26 Th 10:00 AM-1:00 PM $5 64542-01 Traffic Skills 101 for Cyclists You will gain the confidence you need to ride safely & legally in traffic or on trails. Gain full understanding of vehicular cycling. The course covers bicycle safety checks, fixing a flat, on-bike skills & crash avoidance techniques. Includes student manual. Includes classroom and hands on instruction. Lunch provided. Location: Northside Aztlan Center 4/10 5/7 Su Sa 8:00 AM-4:00 PM 8:00 AM-4:00 PM $5 $5 64543-01 64543-02 Card Games Beyond Beginning Bridge Prerequisite: Attendees must play the Stayman convention. If you are a bridge player and want to improve your game, come to learn Weak Twos, Jacoby Transfer and other contemporary bidding conventions: as well as tips on defense and leads. Location: Senior Center Note: Notebook with articles, exercises and sample bridge hands included. 4/6-5/4 W 6:30-9:00 PM $36 member 65016-01 $40.00 non-member Advanced Bridge Prerequisite: Completed Beyond Beginning Bridge or instructor permission If you have been playing for quite a while and would like to move to the next level of bridge, this class is for you. Learn and practice Negative Doubles, New Minor Forcing, various Cue Bids and/or contemporary conventions. Location: Senior Center Note: Notebook with articles, exercises and sample hands included. 6/1-6/29 W 6:30-9:00 PM $36 member 65017-01 $40.00 non-member 52 SPRING 2011 | FCGOV.COM/RECREATOR | 970.221.6655 http://www.FCGOV.COM/RECREATOR

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Recreator - Spring 2011

Recreator - Spring 2011
From the Executive Director
Registration Information
Facility Profiles
Calendar of Events
Adaptive Recreation
Alternative Programs
Lifeguard Training
Aqua Fitness
Low Intensity
Medium Intensity
High Intensity
Arts & Crafts
Dance & Movement
Day Camps
Early Learning
Parent with Child
Education & Enrichment
The Farm
Gardens on Spring Creek
Ice Skating
Speed Skating
Youth Hockey
Outdoor Recreation
Senior Center / 50 Plus
Clubs & Groups
Health & Wellness
Social Opportunities
Member Only Activities
Trips & Travel
Youth Team Sports
Age Index

Recreator - Spring 2011