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CPDV-2218-11
Coffee and Conversation
4/25
Sioux City
This series emphasizes conviviality and conversation. Each month, a guest speaker gives a presentation on a topic with broad appeal. The format encourages audience participation and the free exchange of ideas. Lifelong Learning membership not required. We provide refreshments so please be certain to register to ensure adequate supplies.
ADS L416 LEC TH 10:30AM 12:00PM
Prereq: None
Coreq: None
Instructor: Lipshutz
CPDV-2359-04
Encounters With Ancient Egypt
4/25
Sioux City
The civilization of ancient Egypt, which lasted from 3,000 B.C. to 332 B.C., when it was conquered by Alexander the Great continues to enthrall us. Egyptologist Mary Vaught will explore this fascinating world in images and words.
ADS L212 LEC TH 07:00PM 08:30PM
Prereq: None
Coreq: None
Instructor: Vaught
Cost: $ 7.00
CPDV-2554-02
Introduction to the Ipad
4/25
Sioux City
Apple's iPad has sold millions of units since its debut in 2010. It has spawned many other brands of tablet computers and even Apple has produced five different versions. Haseena Napier will go through the basic operation of the iPad, how to use the multitouch display, using Safari, watching videos, using e-mail, taking and viewing photos, and the wonderful world of apps! He will explain the benefits of the iPad versus a laptop or desktop as well as its limitations. If you own an iPad you are welcome to bring it to class, but it's not required.
ADS L110 LEC TH 01:00PM 03:30PM
Prereq: None
Coreq: None
Instructor: Napier
Cost: $ 10.00
CPDV-3113-01
Makerspace Tour
4/26
Sioux City
Join us for a tour of MakerSpace Sioux City located at 1401 Tri-View Avenue. They are all about teaching, learning, and making! They offer the Sioux City community a space to be creative, learn some- thing new, and collaborate with others. The MakerSpace community is found worldwide with a wide variety of equipment, classes, electronics, and technology depending on the needs of the individual community. Here in Sioux City, they are a non-profit organization offering Woodworking Tools, 3D printers, Computers, Sewing Machines, Laser Engraver, and a variety of classes such as Cooking, Geocaching, Knitting, Jewelry Making, Wreath Making and much more. Visit the MakerSpace website: www.mak- erspacesiouxcity.org for more information.
LEC F 10:00AM 12:00PM
Prereq: None
Coreq: None
Instructor: STAFF
CPDV-2774-01
Theatrical Sunday in Omaha
4/28
Sioux City
The Institute for Lifelong Learning is again hosting a delightful trip to Omaha.
LEC SU 09:00AM 07:00PM
Prereq: None
Coreq: None
Instructor: Lipshutz
Fee: $ 135.00
CPDV-2774-02
Theatrical Sunday in Omaha
4/28
Sioux City
The Institute for Lifelong Learning is again hosting a delightful trip to Omaha.
LEC SU 09:00AM 07:00PM
Prereq: None
Coreq: None
Instructor: Lipshutz
Fee: $ 25.00
CPDV-2747-01
Wonders of the World: China
4/30
Sioux City
ADS L416 LEC TTH 01:30PM 03:00PM
Prereq: None
Coreq: None
Instructor: STAFF
Cost: $ 10.00
CPDV-2517-07
Writing Just for Fun
5/01
Sioux City
WRITING JUST FOR FUN Are you interested in writing just for fun? Maybe you just want to indulge in something that you once loved years ago, but never had time for. Or do you feel you might have an undeveloped talent and need some guidance? If so, this is a great class for improving your everyday writing skills. Each class is separate so you can take just one or all of them! The class on memoir writing is in two parts but is designed to accommodate anyone who misses Part I. This season we have added two more fiction writing classes. Many people who have taken our fiction writing classes before are eager to progress to more advanced levels. For these new classes ? Fiction Writing Part 3 and Part 4 -- we require that you take Fiction Writing Part 1 and Part 2. Sometimes the only way to progress as a writer is to share work with others. So part of each class will be devoted to talking about what we write. This will be fun and informal! Instructor Joe Peschel is an outstanding instructor and has had wonderful evaluations from our members. He has been a freelance writer for many years and has had work published in the Boston Globe, the Washington Post, the Barnes & Noble Review, the Raleigh News, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, the Kansas City Star, the Charlotte Observer, the Minneapolis Star Tribune, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, as well as a variety of computer publications.1 Please bring a writing pad and pen or a laptop computer if you have one.
RHK A208 LEC W 06:30PM 08:30PM
Prereq: None
Coreq: None
Instructor: Peschel
Cost: $ 10.00
CPDV-2218-12
Coffee and Conversation
5/02
Sioux City
This series emphasizes conviviality and conversation. Each month, a guest speaker gives a presentation on a topic with broad appeal. The format encourages audience participation and the free exchange of ideas. Lifelong Learning membership not required. We provide refreshments so please be certain to register to ensure adequate supplies.
ADS L416 LEC TH 10:30AM 12:00PM
Prereq: None
Coreq: None
Instructor: Lipshutz
CPDV-2244-11
Stretch and Flex
5/02
Sioux City
This is one of our most popular programs. Have fun working out in a healthy way. The program includes stretching and weightlifting to strengthen muscles and improve cardiovascular health. This class is one of the most popular, so be sure to sign up early to avoid disappointment! Lifelong Learning Membership required. WITCC ID required IMPORTANT NOTE: This class will be held in the Gymnasium in the Dr. Robert E. Dunker Center. In order to gain access to this room, you will need a student I.D. Please bring a change of shoes with you, preferably athletic shoes/sneakers. The Aerobics Room, W203 is also reserved for this class from 9 - 11 a.m. for warm ups.
RED W123 LEC TTH 09:30AM 10:30AM
Prereq: None
Coreq: None
Instructor: Backhaus
Cost: $ 10.00
CPDV-2822-04
Intermediate Ipad
5/02
Sioux City
You know how to do your favorite things on your iPad, but what else can it do? The intermediate iPad class will dive further into some of the features and abilities of the iPad. This class will cover: . Making bookmarks, favorites and reading lists in the browser Safari . Using the camera . Editing photos with iPhoto . Transferring photos to and from the iPad . Emailing photos or uploading them to the internet . Making FaceTime calls (iOS 4 and later) . Putting an email account onto the iPad and using Mail* *To set up a Mail account, please bring your username and password. Accounts OTHER than: iCloud, Exchange, Google, Yahoo, Aol., outlook.com will not be able to be set up during class. Please make sure your iPad is fully charged before class. Bring any camera accessories you may have.
ADS L110 LEC TH 01:00PM 03:30PM
Prereq: None
Coreq: None
Instructor: Napier
Cost: $ 10.00
CPDV-2834-04
Magical Mystery Tour
5/03
Sioux City
Join the ever-popular mystery tour full of surprises, mystery, and perfect reasons to escape for a day of surprises. Lifelong Learners with an adventurous spirit will head to a secret spot for fun, good food and new learning experiences. Be proud of your inquisitive spirit; just leave the driving to us! The Magical Mystery Tour is ready to take you away on a new adventure.
LEC F 09:00AM 06:00PM
Prereq: None
Coreq: None
Instructor: Lipshutz
Fee: $ 20.00
CPDV-3014-01
Colored Pencil
5/04
Sioux City
You will find this beginner's class fun and exciting as you enter a world of colored pencil beyond coloring books.  Our easy-going instructor, Randi Mackey, makes the learning fun in a comfortable setting, building your confidence with step-by-step guidance. Drawing skills are not required.  Students will receive a step-by-step color instruction packet, as well as first hand one-on-one personal instruction by Randi, learning new techniques on which to build your beautiful eagle drawing.   Randi's goal is to encourage others to see what beauty colored pencils can create and build confidence using the techniques they learn.   Feel free to bring a snack or brown bag lunch. Randi will be available to work with you while we eat if you want.
GSM C129 LEC S 09:00AM 01:00PM
Prereq: None
Coreq: None
Instructor: STAFF
Cost: $ 85.00
CPDV-2827-04
Rock Around the Clock
5/06
Sioux City
Western Iowa Tech Community college is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year, and Lifelong Learning will celebrate four great groups and groundbreaking albums by revving up the WIT WayBack Machine to visit 1966! The Beatles! The Beach Boys! Simon & Garfunkel! Bob Dylan! In the space of twelve months, four singing groups and individuals would change the face of Rock n' Roll and the world. This year of music provided an enduring soundtrack for a time that would change America. Join Russ Gifford and relive the times, the people, the events, and most of all, the great music of 1966! The sights, sounds, faces and places will all come flooding back. We might uncover a few things you've forgotten! As David Crosby always points out, If you can remember the Sixties, you weren't there.
ADS L416 LEC M 06:00PM 08:00PM
Prereq: None
Coreq: None
Instructor: Gifford
CPDV-2626-04
Smooth Sailing Medicare
5/07
Sioux City
SMOOTH SAILING THROUGH MEDICARE FOR NEW BENEFICIARIES Medicare is a complex system that can quickly swamp its beneficiaries. Chris Kuchta, a Senior Health Insurance Information Program (SHIIP) counselor from Connections Arae Agency on Aging, will give a lively overview of Medicare and many of its options to help clear those murky waters of its alphabet soup (Parts A, B, C, D), supplements, advantage plans and other riptides such as the prescription drug donut hole that can pull you under! See how you or your loved one may lower the boom on Medicare costs by making annual drug plan comparisons, applying for federal and/or state benefits, or utilizing pharmaceutical assistance programs. Steer clear of the wounds caused by healthcare fraud and identity theft pirates. This will be a cruise you'll be delighted to take!
APT D103 LEC T 06:00PM 08:30PM
Prereq: None
Coreq: None
Instructor: STAFF
CPDV-2710-03
Ymca Wellness Offerings
5/07
Sioux City
This is a total body conditioning class that combines cardio, strength, and flexibility using all depths of the pool. Let the buoyancy of the water help give you a great low impact workout. Water dumbbells, noodles and kickboards will all be utilized to assist in delivering an excellent workout. Make sure to bring your swimsuit and towel. Swim shoes encouraged.
LEC T 03:00PM 04:00PM
Prereq: None
Coreq: None
Instructor: STAFF
Cost: $ 45.00
CPDV-2797-03
The Aging Well Series
5/07
Sioux City
RHK A113 LEC T 10:30AM 12:00PM
Prereq: None
Coreq: None
Instructor: STAFF
CPDV-2517-08
Writing Just for Fun
5/08
Sioux City
WRITING JUST FOR FUN Are you interested in writing just for fun? Maybe you just want to indulge in something that you once loved years ago, but never had time for. Or do you feel you might have an undeveloped talent and need some guidance? If so, this is a great class for improving your everyday writing skills. Each class is separate so you can take just one or all of them! The class on memoir writing is in two parts but is designed to accommodate anyone who misses Part I. This season we have added two more fiction writing classes. Many people who have taken our fiction writing classes before are eager to progress to more advanced levels. For these new classes ? Fiction Writing Part 3 and Part 4 -- we require that you take Fiction Writing Part 1 and Part 2. Sometimes the only way to progress as a writer is to share work with others. So part of each class will be devoted to talking about what we write. This will be fun and informal! Instructor Joe Peschel is an outstanding instructor and has had wonderful evaluations from our members. He has been a freelance writer for many years and has had work published in the Boston Globe, the Washington Post, the Barnes & Noble Review, the Raleigh News, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, the Kansas City Star, the Charlotte Observer, the Minneapolis Star Tribune, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, as well as a variety of computer publications.1 Please bring a writing pad and pen or a laptop computer if you have one.
RHK A208 LEC W 06:30PM 08:30PM
Prereq: None
Coreq: None
Instructor: Peschel
Cost: $ 10.00
CPDV-2538-06
Art and Sandwiches
5/08
Sioux City
ART AND SANDWICHES Here's an opportunity to appreciate some of the finest art ever produced. In this series, we'll spend a delightful lunchtime session looking at a single masterpiece from the world of art, design, music and architecture. Our guest speaker will present his/her personal choice of a masterpiece and invite your comments. Please note the change in location. Lunch will be catered in the room from the Overlook Cafe.
ADS L416 LEC W 12:00PM 02:00PM
Prereq: None
Coreq: None
Instructor: STAFF
Cost: $ 10.00
CPDV-2218-13
Coffee and Conversation
5/09
Sioux City
This series emphasizes conviviality and conversation. Each month, a guest speaker gives a presentation on a topic with broad appeal. The format encourages audience participation and the free exchange of ideas. Lifelong Learning membership not required. We provide refreshments so please be certain to register to ensure adequate supplies.
ADS L416 LEC TH 10:30AM 12:00PM
Prereq: None
Coreq: None
Instructor: Lipshutz
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Visit at 4647 Stone Avenue, Sioux City, Iowa 51106
4647 Stone Avenue
Sioux City, Iowa 51106
Call 800.349.4649 or 712.274.6400
800.352.4649
712.274.6400
Email info@witcc.edu
info@witcc.edu