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CPDV-2781-04
Pivotal Moments in Am History
03/02/15
Sioux City

There are hundreds of hinge moments in our American past, points where the reasons a path was chosen was not ordained, but happened by the choice of a few people, or by luck. But many of these stories lose their meaning when they are reduced to history. Join Russ Gifford for this series that seeks to reclaim the thrilling stories and sometimes the obscure issues that caused these events, by revisiting the moment in time, and telling the rest of the story!
Prereq: None      Coreq: None
Campus: Sioux City Advanced Sciences Instructor: Gifford Class Size: 35 (5 open)
Meeting Times:
03/02/15 03/02/15 ADS L304 LEC M 12:00PM 02:00PM
Course Cost: $ 0.00

CPDV-2244-09
Stretch and Flex
03/03/15
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
Prereq: None      Coreq: None
Campus: Sioux City Dunker Student Center Instructor: Fuentes Class Size: 90 (10 open)
Meeting Times:
03/03/15 03/31/15 RED W203 LEC TTH 09:30AM 10:30AM
Course Cost: $ 8.00

CPDV-2710-06
Ymca Wellness Offerings
03/03/15
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.
Prereq: None      Coreq: None
Campus: Sioux City Instructor: STAFF Class Size: 20 (15 open)
Meeting Times:
03/03/15 03/26/15 LEC TTH 01:30PM 02:30PM
Course Fee: $ 35.00
Course Cost: $ 0.00

CPDV-2622-11
Senior Strength Circuit
03/04/15
Sioux City

This class is designed specifically for individuals 65+ years of age to help improve energy, strength, balance and stamina. Increase in all these factors helps a person keep their independence, perform their daily activities and reduce their risk of injuries (from falls). The Senior Strength Circuit will work on balance and strengthening all major muscle groups in a fun and supportive setting. Emphasis will be placed on proper weight lifting posture and class sizes are small so everyone receives feedback from the instructor. WITCC I.D. required.
Prereq: None      Coreq: None
Campus: Sioux City Dunker Student Center Instructor: STAFF Class Size: 10 (7 open)
Meeting Times:
03/04/15 03/25/15 RED W206 LEC W 10:00AM 11:00AM
Course Fee: $ 8.00
Course Cost: $ 0.00

CPDV-2770-08
Falls Prevention: Balance Mvmt
03/04/15
Sioux City

Many falls can be prevented. Exercise is one of the best ways to improve balance and lower your chances of falling. Among older adults, about one out of ten falls result in a serious injury that require hospitalization. This 30 minute class will work on improving balance to reduce fall-related risk and frequency and promote healthier, independent lifestyles.
Prereq: None      Coreq: None
Campus: Sioux City Dunker Student Center Instructor: STAFF Class Size: 10 (5 open)
Meeting Times:
03/04/15 03/25/15 RED W206 LEC W 09:15AM 10:00AM
Course Cost: $ 8.00

CPDV-2793-01
Optimize Happiness Quotient
03/12/15
Sioux City

"When was the last time you felt great satisfaction and a high level of fulfillment? What you were doing could be a clue to optimizing your happiness quotient. Learn how to get more of that feeling in your day each and every day. Discover your path to greater happiness and a life of significance. Can one person really make an impact to improve the world around you? Absolutely! Who has done it better than Mother Teresa? Pay it forward and begin the ripple effect. One act of kindness begets another act of kindness. What would it mean to you to know that you have made a difference? ""Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can."" Arthur Ashe. This course will help you discover who, what and where you can use your energies to increase your personal happiness. Linda Holub is a life coach professional certified by the American Association of Christian Counselors (AACC) and author of A Pearl of Great Value Women in Search of a Purposeful Life. Linda has a passion for helping people discover their unique design and their purpose fulfilling their dreams both in their personal and professional lives."
Prereq: None      Coreq: None
Campus: Sioux City Advanced Sciences Instructor: Holub Class Size: 10 (5 open)
Meeting Times:
03/12/15 03/19/15 ADS L412 LEC TH 12:30PM 02:30PM
Course Cost: $ 25.00

CPDV-2208-06
Lifelong Learning Book Club
03/16/15
Sioux City

THE LIFELONG LEARNING BOOK CLUB The Lifelong Learning Book Club is a wonderful way to share ideas with people who love books. We'd love to have you join us! It's very informal and friendly and includes lunch from our Overlook Cafeteria.
Prereq: None      Coreq: None
Campus: Sioux City Advanced Sciences Instructor: Chesebro Class Size: 25 (13 open)
Meeting Times:
03/16/15 03/16/15 ADS L110 LEC M 11:45AM 01:15PM
Course Cost: $ 8.00

CPDV-2664-03
Making Better Photographs
03/16/15
Sioux City

"In the digital age taking photographs is much easier than it used to be. But that doesn't mean we all take better photographs. In this class, you will learn from a professional photographer how to dramatically improve your technique. Making better photographs involves making the image more compelling through various techniques such as creative lighting, composition, and design elements. But most importantly, it is learning to ""see"" the image before pressing the shutter button. In this five-week course, you will explore various compositional design elements such as the rule of thirds, leading lines, the use of silhouettes, and seeing shapes and patterns. The class will also explore the use of filters and various types of available lighting to achieve certain effects, which can include shooting on bright sunlit days, cloudy overcast days, in open shade and on rainy days. The class will discuss using appropriate lenses for photographing certain types of images such as landscapes and portraiture. But, as always, rules are made to be broken. And breaking some of these rules during the class will be encouraged! Students will shoot photos to share with other class members in the next class meeting. These will be based on simple assignments from the instructor that will allow students to explore new photographic ideas. Instructor Jerry Mennenga has worked for various daily newspaper publications for over 25 years in Illinois, Texas, Louisiana, California and Iowa. He has covered a variety of photographic assignments at these various publications and continues to make photographs simply for the fun and joy of it. He creates images for a blog he writes, www.lostinsiouxland.com."
Prereq: None      Coreq: None
Campus: Sioux City Advanced Sciences Instructor: Mennenga Class Size: 12 (5 open)
Meeting Times:
03/16/15 04/13/15 ADS L304 LEC M 06:00PM 08:00PM
Course Cost: $ 40.00

CPDV-2781-05
Pivotal Moments in Am History
03/16/15
Sioux City

There are hundreds of hinge moments in our American past, points where the reasons a path was chosen was not ordained, but happened by the choice of a few people, or by luck. But many of these stories lose their meaning when they are reduced to history. Join Russ Gifford for this series that seeks to reclaim the thrilling stories and sometimes the obscure issues that caused these events, by revisiting the moment in time, and telling the rest of the story!
Prereq: None      Coreq: None
Campus: Sioux City Advanced Sciences Instructor: Gifford Class Size: 35 (7 open)
Meeting Times:
03/16/15 03/16/15 ADS L304 LEC M 12:00PM 02:00PM
Course Cost: $ 0.00

CPDV-2488-03
Expand Your Mind
03/17/15
Sioux City

Qigong (or chi'I'kung) is an ancient Chinese health care practice that integrates physical postures, breathing exercises, and meditation. It involves methods of accumulating, circulating, and working with qi, or energy within the body. Qigong exercises have long been popular in the East, along with tai chi and yoga, as a means to improving health and achieving a peaceful state of mind. It can be effective in reducing stress, increasing vitality and enhancing the immune system. The gentle, rhythmic movements of Qigong are well suited to most body types. It can also promote a youthful vitality. In this series of classes, we will learn the history of Qigong, how to use Qigong to benefit our health, and practice Qigong postures and breathing exercises. Additionally, we will discuss the similarities and differences between Qigong and Yoga. Come join this wonderful practice to stay young and healthy and feel refreshed afterwards! Your instructor is Liang Gates, a native of China. Please be sure to bring along an extra pair of soft-soled shoes such as running shoes or dance shoes to wear in the class in order to protect the floor of the dance studio. IMPORTANT NOTE: This course will be held in the Dr. Robert E. Dunker Center, Room W203. In order to gain access to this classroom you will need a student I.D. Once registered for the class, you can obtain your I.D. free of charge from Enrollment Services, Kiser Building. Please allow time for your registration in the class as well as for your I.D. to be processed.
Prereq: None      Coreq: None
Campus: Sioux City Dunker Student Center Instructor: Gates Class Size: 25 (13 open)
Meeting Times:
03/17/15 04/21/15 RED W203 LEC T 11:00AM 12:00PM
Course Cost: $ 25.00

CPDV-2578-03
Mahjong for Beginners
03/17/15
Sioux City

Mahjong is an ancient Chinese game that offers a great way to exercise your mind. Played by four people sitting at a table, mahjong is always challenging and exciting. Because it involves strategy and problem solving, some people believe that the game helps develop memory skills. The game does require concentration but it can be lots of fun and it provides an opportunity to meet people and socialize. Mahjong takes time to learn and even longer to master. But once you do, your ability to excel in the game is limitless and it can bring great satisfaction and enjoyment. Your friendly instructor is Liang Gates, a native of China, who will introduce you to the basics so that you can start playing this wonderful game.
Prereq: None      Coreq: None
Campus: Sioux City Advanced Sciences Instructor: Gates Class Size: 8 (2 open)
Meeting Times:
03/17/15 04/21/15 ADS L329 LEC T 01:00PM 03:00PM
Course Cost: $ 25.00

CPDV-2673-03
Intro to Adobe Photoshop
03/17/15
Sioux City

Individuals shoot amazing photographs everyday by luck or design. Subjects can range from a candid shot of family members, colorful fall scenes, wedding groups or something impressive seen on vacation. But sometimes the scenes captured in those images don't quite satisfy what we had in mind. This course will introduce you to Adobe Photoshop, a software tool that enables you to manipulate the photographic image and achieve your desired results. Students will learn basic tool operations, color correction, and some manipulation through selection cropping and/or toning of images to achieve the desired end result. Please note for the first class, Photoshop students should bring a thumb drive or external hard drive with images preloaded for use in class. Instructor Jerry Mennenga has worked for various daily newspaper publications for over 25 years in Illinois, Texas, Louisiana, California and Iowa. He began learning Photoshop in the mid-1990s while working in California. He has covered a variety of photographic assignments at these various publications and continues to make photographs simply for the fun and joy of it. He creates images for a blog he writes, www.lostinsiouxland.com.
Prereq: None      Coreq: None
Campus: Sioux City Robert H. Kiser Instructor: Mennenga Class Size: 12 (3 open)
Meeting Times:
03/17/15 04/14/15 RHK A449 LEC T 06:00PM 08:00PM
Course Cost: $ 40.00

CPDV-2683-02
Photographs With Flash
03/18/15
Sioux City

Creating photographs can involve employing various photographic techniques to make the image compelling. The image's composition, framing, and shadow contouring give the subject matter its impact. The use of light is imperative, and sometimes using supplemental light, such as a speedlite or off-camera flash, can open up new possibilities. From shooting candids to portraits while in studio or on location, Photographs with Flash will help the advanced photographer utilize the speedlite tool more effectively. We will explore and learn various ways of using a speedlite that allow the photographer to supplement existing available light to enhance the subject and create images with flash that are dynamic and striking. Students will learn shooting with direct, fill, and bounce flashes. Students will also learn how to place the flash off camera for creative, effective control using light modifiers such as umbrellas, soft boxes and speed grids. Students must have a digital single lens reflex camera (DSLR) and an external flash (not just a pop-up flash in the camera body) to successfully benefit from the class. Instructor Jerry Mennenga has worked for various daily newspaper publications for over 25 years in Illinois, Texas, Louisiana, California and Iowa. In covering a variety of photographic assignments at these various publications, Mr. Mennenga has used many lighting tools to create more effective and dynamic photographs. He continues to make photographs simply for the fun and joy of it. He creates images for a blog he writes, www.lostinsiouxland.com.
Prereq: None      Coreq: None
Campus: Sioux City Advanced Sciences Instructor: Mennenga Class Size: 12 (9 open)
Meeting Times:
03/18/15 04/15/15 ADS L304 LEC W 06:00PM 08:00PM
Course Cost: $ 40.00

CPDV-2691-01
Vip Tour Iowa Piano Competitio
03/18/15
Sioux City

Don't miss this VIP opportunity to learn about the prestigious international contest, the Iowa Piano Competition. Your behind-the-scenes guide is SCSO Music Director and Conductor Ryan Haskins. Here is your chance to see how the famed Iowa Piano Competition is run and organized Learn about the demands of managing 12, young pianists from around the world as they take over Sioux City for a three day, intensive piano competition recognized around the world as having some of the most talented pianists this generation has ever seen. . Overview of the application process. (100 applicants get whittled down to just 12 finalists who are then invited to Sioux City for the competition.) . Conversation about the dedication/preparation it takes to be ready to compete in an international piano competition like the IPC. . How the 3, world renowned Judges are selected for the Competition . Conversation about why it is so important to have Sioux City as part of the international piano competition circuit. . Plus an informal Q&A session The last 15 minutes will take Lifelong Learners on a behind the scenes walking tour through many of the areas that are normally off limited to the public. . Hospitality//Practice Center (5th Floor of the Orpheum Building contains 12, individual practice rooms each with its own baby grand piano) . The Judges table and deliberation area . Backstage//Green Room// prepping area (where competitors wait nervously seconds before walking out on stage) The 8th Iowa Piano Competition begins on Thursday, March 19th with three days of competition culminated in the Final Round on Saturday night with the Finalists performing with the Sioux City Symphony Orchestra at 7:30 PM. We have cleared free parking at the First Presbyterian Church for this event which is located on the corner of 5th and Nebraska.
Prereq: None      Coreq: None
Campus: Sioux City Instructor: STAFF Class Size: 50 (33 open)
Meeting Times:
03/18/15 03/18/15 LEC W 11:30AM 01:00PM
Course Cost: $ 0.00

CPDV-2783-01
Alzheimer's - Know 10 Signs
03/19/15
Sioux City

This presentation will provide attendees with an understanding of the difference between; age-related memory loss and Alzheimer's and what to do if they or someone they know has signs of the disease. The presentation will focus on: . The 10 warning signs . Basic overview of Alzheimer's disease . Risk factors . Benefits of early detection In 2011, the first wave of baby boomers begins turning 65 - which is not only the age of Medicare eligibility, it is also the age of greatest risk for developing Alzheimer's disease. Early diagnosis gives individuals the power to make choices about their own health and future with Alzheimer's in the picture. Join Jeanne Steinkamp from the Alzheimer's Association and the Institute for Lifelong Learning for this free presentation.
Prereq: None      Coreq: None
Campus: Sioux City Advanced Sciences Instructor: STAFF Class Size: 100 (69 open)
Meeting Times:
03/19/15 03/19/15 ADS L416 LEC TH 10:30AM 12:00PM
Course Cost: $ 0.00

CPDV-2522-02
Beginning Watercolor Painting
03/21/15
Sioux City

This beginner's class is a relaxing and enjoyable introduction to the art of creating your own watercolor paintings. Our friendly instructor, Jean Weiner enjoys putting fun into the process of painting. Her enthusiasm for painting, along with her knowledge of techniques for handling watercolor, create an atmosphere that makes the beginning painter feel welcome and confident. Drawing or sketching skills are not required. Students will follow Jean's step-by-step demonstrations to create their own painting. She will show you several basic techniques for handling this paint medium. Jean's goal is to help each student achieve confidence with watercolor and create paintings they wish to frame and enjoy for years. Our art classes fill up quickly so don't hesitate to register if you're interested.
Prereq: None      Coreq: None
Campus: Sioux City Gaylord Smith Bldg Instructor: Weiner Class Size: 9 (1 open)
Meeting Times:
03/21/15 04/18/15 GSM C129 LEC S 02:00PM 04:00PM
Course Cost: $ 65.00

CPDV-2741-03
Beginning Bird Watching
03/21/15
Sioux City

Welcome to Beginning Bird Watching. We hope you'll join us on this nature discovery adventure. The Siouxland area is a migration fly-way for many species of birds. The area's rivers and, more importantly, marshes, are welcome stopovers for migrating waterfowl and shorebirds. Several of these species will spend the summer in the area also. For the first session, we'll meet in the classroom and discuss what equipment is needed. The bare essentials are a good pair of binoculars and a bird field guide. From there, you can add a spotting scope with tripod, bird-call players, a harness for your binoculars, and a camera to record the beautiful birds you will see. There will be samples of this equipment for you to look at so you can decide what will work for you. You will learn how to identify birds with the use of photo examples. The last part of the session will be spent birding on the WITCC campus. Sessions two and three will be spent away from campus so you'll need transport. We'll meet at the Singing Hills Walmart parking lot, northeast corner. March and April can be blustery, so wear comfortable shoes and warm layered clothes, including a hat and gloves that you can adjust to temperature changes and wet weather. We will bird watch rain or shine for all sessions. Binoculars will be needed, but a birding field guide is optional. Bring your own if you have one. Extra binoculars and field guides will be available if you need them. If you want to buy your own field guide, remember you will be carrying it while in the field and a large volume will be heavy. There are many good field guides so look around for one that suits you. Birding is a relaxing way to enjoy nature. Beware, it can be addictive!
Prereq: None      Coreq: None
Campus: Sioux City Advanced Sciences Instructor: Blair Class Size: 15 (13 open)
Meeting Times:
03/21/15 04/11/15 ADS L208 LEC S 08:00AM 10:00AM
Course Cost: $ 15.00

CPDV-2785-01
Landscapes in Watercolor
03/21/15
Sioux City

This class is geared for students already familiar with the medium of watercolor who wish to learn how to design a landscape painting. We all have our own favorite photographs that make us smile! Maybe yours is a special landscape from a memorable journey or vacation? Let our friendly instructor, Jean Weiner, help you understand the basics of a landscape composition. She will provide a study piece for you and demonstrate, step by step, how to bring that painting to life! You will gain the confidence to apply what you've learned in class to develop your own painting that you can frame and enjoy for years to come. Feel free to bring a snack or packed lunch.
Prereq: None      Coreq: None
Campus: Sioux City Gaylord Smith Bldg Instructor: Weiner Class Size: 9 (2 open)
Meeting Times:
03/21/15 04/18/15 GSM C129 LEC S 09:00AM 01:00PM
Course Cost: $ 80.00

CPDV-2781-06
Pivotal Moments in Am History
03/23/15
Sioux City

There are hundreds of hinge moments in our American past, points where the reasons a path was chosen was not ordained, but happened by the choice of a few people, or by luck. But many of these stories lose their meaning when they are reduced to history. Join Russ Gifford for this series that seeks to reclaim the thrilling stories and sometimes the obscure issues that caused these events, by revisiting the moment in time, and telling the rest of the story!
Prereq: None      Coreq: None
Campus: Sioux City Advanced Sciences Instructor: Gifford Class Size: 35 (7 open)
Meeting Times:
03/23/15 03/23/15 ADS L304 LEC M 12:00PM 02:00PM
Course Cost: $ 0.00

CPDV-2558-02
West Coast Swing Dance
03/24/15
Sioux City

"Come and learn the dance that everyone wants to learn these days - West Coast Swing! It's been featured on national TV shows such as ""Dancing with The Stars"" and ""So You Think You Can Dance."" West Coast Swing is a low-impact dance that all ages can enjoy. It can be danced to many different types of music such as pop, rock, country, blues, and even hip hop. No partner is necessary for this class. We'll change partners so everyone gets a chance to dance. Jess Acker is your friendly, enthusiastic instructor. She's looking forward to getting you on your feet and helping you learn the basics. She has taught West Coast Swing for nine years in Omaha and seven years in Siouxland. Every year she competes in Swing Dance competitions around the country. Please be sure to bring along a pair of soft-soled shoes such as running shoes or dance shoes to wear in this class, in order to protect the floor of the studio. WITCC student ID required. Jess would be more than happy to answer any questions you may have about this class. You can contact her at 402-578-1022."
Prereq: None      Coreq: None
Campus: Sioux City Dunker Student Center Instructor: Acker Class Size: 40 (18 open)
Meeting Times:
03/24/15 04/21/15 RED W203 LEC T 07:00PM 08:15PM
Course Cost: $ 25.00

CPDV-2538-03
Art and Sandwiches
03/25/15
Sioux City

ART AND SANDWICHES In this new series, we?ll spend a delightful lunchtime session appreciating a single masterpiece from the world of art and architecture. Each week a guest presenter will present his or her personal choice of masterpiece and invite your comments. The price includes an all-you-can-eat lunch from the Overlook Cafeteria.
Prereq: None      Coreq: None
Campus: Sioux City Advanced Sciences Instructor: Chesebro Class Size: 35 (16 open)
Meeting Times:
03/25/15 03/25/15 ADS L304 LEC W 12:00PM 02:00PM
Course Cost: $ 8.00

CPDV-2218-09
Coffee and Conversation
03/26/15
Sioux City

This series emphasizes sociability 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.
Prereq: None      Coreq: None
Campus: Sioux City Advanced Sciences Instructor: Gifford Class Size: 100 (71 open)
Meeting Times:
03/26/15 03/26/15 ADS L416 LEC TH 10:30AM 12:00PM
Course Cost: $ 0.00

CPDV-2554-04
Introduction to the Ipad
03/26/15
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. Chris Mansfield 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.
Prereq: None      Coreq: None
Campus: Sioux City Corporate College Instructor: Mansfield Class Size: 15 (4 open)
Meeting Times:
03/26/15 03/26/15 CCO B201 LEC TH 06:00PM 08:30PM
Course Cost: $ 10.00

CPDV-2749-02
Shooting People Portraits
03/26/15
Sioux City

Photographing people is easy. Put them in sunlight and shoot. Simple. But creating people portraits is not always so simple. Should they sit or stand, will the photo be taken indoors or outside, or will you use available light, flash or a combination of both? During this five-week course, the class will explore different ways of shooting people portraits, both in a studio setting and on location including environmental portraits. You will learn about using flash and other light sources, appropriate methods of coaching people during a shoot, and other simple tricks to create better portraits. Details matter. The class will also study specific iconic portrait photographers, their images and their techniques. Students will need a digital single lens reflex (DSLR) camera or compact camera to shoot portraits during class, both on location at the WITCC campus and in the classroom. Students may also want to use a speedlite or off-camera flash. Equipment will not be provided. Instructor Jerry Mennenga has worked for various daily newspaper publications for over 25 years in Illinois, Texas, Louisiana, California and Iowa. He has covered a variety of photographic assignments at these various publications and has photographed portraits of different subjects in studio settings and on location many times.
Prereq: None      Coreq: None
Campus: Sioux City Advanced Sciences Instructor: Mennenga Class Size: 12 (9 open)
Meeting Times:
03/26/15 04/23/15 ADS L304 LEC TH 06:00PM 08:00PM
Course Cost: $ 40.00

CPDV-2780-01
Chinese Poker for Beginners
03/26/15
Sioux City

Chinese Poker is a card game that's very popular in Asian countries. In China it is one of the most popular games played by families and community members. Played by four people, Chinese poker is always fun and challenging, and a game based on luck as well as on strategy. Although the rules are not complicated, it does take a lot of practice to become an advanced player. The game uses a standard set of playing cards. Chinese poker is a great game to play with your family and friends as it provides a simple way to promote togetherness and sociability. It can be a gambling game, but in this class we'll play just for fun. You will learn the rules of the game and practice what you've learned while using cognitive and logical thinking. Come and enjoy this fascinating game! Your friendly instructor is Liang Gates, a native of China, who will introduce you to the basics so that you can start playing this wonderful game.
Prereq: None      Coreq: None
Campus: Sioux City Advanced Sciences Instructor: Gates Class Size: 8 (5 open)
Meeting Times:
03/26/15 04/30/15 ADS L329 LEC TH 01:00PM 03:00PM
Course Cost: $ 25.00

CPDV-2774-01
Motown, the Musical in Omaha
03/29/15
Sioux City

"The Institute for Lifelong Learning is hosting a fun trip to Omaha to see Broadway's exciting ""Motown, the Musical,"" now on its premier national tour. Based on Berry Gordy's 1994 autobiography To Be Loved: The Music, the Magic, the Memories of Motown, the show focuses on Gordy's record company, MOTOWN, and his relationships with musicians such as Marvin Gaye, Smokey Robinson, Michael Jackson and the Jackson Five, and his girl friend, Diana Ross. During the heyday of 45s and the radio DJ, the MOTOWN label bragged itself to be ""The Beat of a Generation; The Soul of a Nation."" Before its conclusion, ""Motown, the Musical"" will parade through 66 songs that are certain to activate a great many memories. It's a celebration of the music and of America's changing musical diversity in the 1950s. Regardless of age, this is a show for everyone. We dare you not to hum as you leave the Orpheum We will leave WITCC at 9:00 a.m., and travel in comfort by motor coach to Omaha. The performance begins at 1:30 p.m. at the Orpheum Theatre FEE: $120.00 (includes ticket, meal, and transportation) MAX: 42 LOCATION: Meet in WITCC Parking Lot 2B. Coach will arrive at 8:30 a.m. for boarding. Departure is at 9:00 a.m. Restroom available in the Security Institute next to Lot 2B. Lifelong Learning membership required Early registration is strongly recommended. Full payment is due on booking. For an addition fee of $15, you may purchase the cancellation waiver which provides a refund of the trip price at any time for any reason. We regret that there can be no refunds unless you have purchased the waiver. This waiver must be purchased when the ticket is purchased."
Prereq: None      Coreq: None
Campus: Sioux City Instructor: STAFF Class Size: 53 (2 open)
Meeting Times:
03/29/15 03/29/15 LEC SU 09:00AM 07:30PM
Course Fee: $ 120.00
Course Cost: $ 0.00

CPDV-2774-02
Motown, the Musical in Omaha
03/29/15
Sioux City

"The Institute for Lifelong Learning is hosting a fun trip to Omaha to see Broadway's exciting ""Motown, the Musical,"" now on its premier national tour. Based on Berry Gordy's 1994 autobiography To Be Loved: The Music, the Magic, the Memories of Motown, the show focuses on Gordy's record company, MOTOWN, and his relationships with musicians such as Marvin Gaye, Smokey Robinson, Michael Jackson and the Jackson Five, and his girl friend, Diana Ross. During the heyday of 45s and the radio DJ, the MOTOWN label bragged itself to be ""The Beat of a Generation; The Soul of a Nation."" Before its conclusion, ""Motown, the Musical"" will parade through 66 songs that are certain to activate a great many memories. It's a celebration of the music and of America's changing musical diversity in the 1950s. Regardless of age, this is a show for everyone. We dare you not to hum as you leave the Orpheum We will leave WITCC at 9:00 a.m., and travel in comfort by motor coach to Omaha. The performance begins at 1:30 p.m. at the Orpheum Theatre FEE: $120.00 (includes ticket, meal, and transportation) MAX: 42 LOCATION: Meet in WITCC Parking Lot 2B. Coach will arrive at 8:30 a.m. for boarding. Departure is at 9:00 a.m. Restroom available in the Security Institute next to Lot 2B. Lifelong Learning membership required Early registration is strongly recommended. Full payment is due on booking. For an addition fee of $15, you may purchase the cancellation waiver which provides a refund of the trip price at any time for any reason. We regret that there can be no refunds unless you have purchased the waiver. This waiver must be purchased when the ticket is purchased."
Prereq: None      Coreq: None
Campus: Sioux City Instructor: STAFF Class Size: 42 (16 open)
Meeting Times:
03/29/15 03/29/15 LEC SU 09:00AM 07:30PM
Course Fee: $ 15.00
Course Cost: $ 0.00

CPDV-2781-07
Pivotal Moments in Am History
03/30/15
Sioux City

There are hundreds of hinge moments in our American past, points where the reasons a path was chosen was not ordained, but happened by the choice of a few people, or by luck. But many of these stories lose their meaning when they are reduced to history. Join Russ Gifford for this series that seeks to reclaim the thrilling stories and sometimes the obscure issues that caused these events, by revisiting the moment in time, and telling the rest of the story!
Prereq: None      Coreq: None
Campus: Sioux City Advanced Sciences Instructor: Gifford Class Size: 35 (5 open)
Meeting Times:
03/30/15 03/30/15 ADS L304 LEC M 12:00PM 02:00PM
Course Cost: $ 0.00

CPDV-2626-02
Smooth Sailing Medicare
03/31/15
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!
Prereq: None      Coreq: None
Campus: Sioux City Applied Technology Instructor: STAFF Class Size: 150 (138 open)
Meeting Times:
03/31/15 03/31/15 APT D103 LEC T 06:00PM 08:30PM
Course Cost: $ 0.00

CPDV-2622-12
Senior Strength Circuit
04/01/15
Sioux City

This class is designed specifically for individuals 65+ years of age to help improve energy, strength, balance and stamina. Increase in all these factors helps a person keep their independence, perform their daily activities and reduce their risk of injuries (from falls). The Senior Strength Circuit will work on balance and strengthening all major muscle groups in a fun and supportive setting. Emphasis will be placed on proper weight lifting posture and class sizes are small so everyone receives feedback from the instructor. WITCC I.D. required.
Prereq: None      Coreq: None
Campus: Sioux City Dunker Student Center Instructor: STAFF Class Size: 10 (5 open)
Meeting Times:
04/01/15 04/22/15 RED W206 LEC W 10:00AM 11:00AM
Course Fee: $ 8.00
Course Cost: $ 0.00

CPDV-2770-09
Falls Prevention: Balance Mvmt
04/01/15
Sioux City

Many falls can be prevented. Exercise is one of the best ways to improve balance and lower your chances of falling. Among older adults, about one out of ten falls result in a serious injury that require hospitalization. This 30 minute class will work on improving balance to reduce fall-related risk and frequency and promote healthier, independent lifestyles.
Prereq: None      Coreq: None
Campus: Sioux City Dunker Student Center Instructor: STAFF Class Size: 10 (6 open)
Meeting Times:
04/01/15 04/22/15 RED W206 LEC W 09:15AM 10:00AM
Course Cost: $ 8.00

CPDV-2244-10
Stretch and Flex
04/02/15
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
Prereq: None      Coreq: None
Campus: Sioux City Dunker Student Center Instructor: Fuentes Class Size: 90 (40 open)
Meeting Times:
04/02/15 04/30/15 RED W203 LEC TTH 09:30AM 10:30AM
Course Cost: $ 8.00

CPDV-2554-05
Introduction to the Ipad
04/02/15
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. Chris Mansfield 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.
Prereq: None      Coreq: None
Campus: Sioux City Corporate College Instructor: Mansfield Class Size: 15 (7 open)
Meeting Times:
04/02/15 04/02/15 CCO B201 LEC TH 06:00PM 08:30PM
Course Cost: $ 10.00

CPDV-2784-02
Healing Touch Therapy
04/02/15
Sioux City

Join instructor Jeanne Thune from Wellness Works Massage and Healing Touch for these great, free sessions. Healing Touch is a biofield therapy that is an energy-based approach to health and healing. It uses touch and gentle hand movements to influence the human energy system which supports life. These non-invasive techniques utilize the hands to clear, energize, and balance the human and environmental energy fields thus affecting physical, emotional, mental and spiritual health and healing. The goal of Healing Touch is to restore harmony and balance in the energy system, placing the student in a position to self-heal. Healing Touch may be used with individuals of all ages and stages of health and illness.
Prereq: None      Coreq: None
Campus: Sioux City Advanced Sciences Instructor: STAFF Class Size: 20 (4 open)
Meeting Times:
04/02/15 04/02/15 ADS L304 LEC TH 10:30AM 12:00PM
Course Cost: $ 0.00

CPDV-2622-09
Senior Strength Circuit
04/06/15
Sioux City

This class is designed specifically for individuals 65+ years of age to help improve energy, strength, balance and stamina. Increase in all these factors helps a person keep their independence, perform their daily activities and reduce their risk of injuries (from falls). The Senior Strength Circuit will work on balance and strengthening all major muscle groups in a fun and supportive setting. Emphasis will be placed on proper weight lifting posture and class sizes are small so everyone receives feedback from the instructor. WITCC I.D. required.
Prereq: None      Coreq: None
Campus: Sioux City Dunker Student Center Instructor: STAFF Class Size: 10 (2 open)
Meeting Times:
04/06/15 04/27/15 RED W206 LEC M 10:00AM 11:00AM
Course Fee: $ 8.00
Course Cost: $ 0.00

CPDV-2781-08
Pivotal Moments in Am History
04/06/15
Sioux City

There are hundreds of hinge moments in our American past, points where the reasons a path was chosen was not ordained, but happened by the choice of a few people, or by luck. But many of these stories lose their meaning when they are reduced to history. Join Russ Gifford for this series that seeks to reclaim the thrilling stories and sometimes the obscure issues that caused these events, by revisiting the moment in time, and telling the rest of the story!
Prereq: None      Coreq: None
Campus: Sioux City Advanced Sciences Instructor: Gifford Class Size: 35 (5 open)
Meeting Times:
04/06/15 04/06/15 ADS L304 LEC M 12:00PM 02:00PM
Course Cost: $ 0.00

CPDV-2710-07
Ymca Wellness Offerings
04/07/15
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.
Prereq: None      Coreq: None
Campus: Sioux City Instructor: STAFF Class Size: 20 (20 open)
Meeting Times:
04/07/15 04/30/15 LEC TTH 01:30PM 02:30PM
Course Fee: $ 35.00
Course Cost: $ 0.00

CPDV-2218-10
Coffee and Conversation
04/09/15
Sioux City

This series emphasizes sociability 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.
Prereq: None      Coreq: None
Campus: Sioux City Advanced Sciences Instructor: Lipshutz Class Size: 100 (77 open)
Meeting Times:
04/09/15 04/09/15 ADS L416 LEC TH 10:30AM 12:00PM
Course Cost: $ 0.00

CPDV-2359-03
Encounters With Ancient Egypt
04/09/15
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.
Prereq: None      Coreq: None
Campus: Sioux City Advanced Sciences Instructor: Vaught Class Size: 30 (22 open)
Meeting Times:
04/09/15 04/09/15 ADS L212 LEC TH 07:00PM 08:30PM
Course Cost: $ 5.00

CPDV-2554-06
Introduction to the Ipad
04/09/15
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. Chris Mansfield 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.
Prereq: None      Coreq: None
Campus: Sioux City Corporate College Instructor: Mansfield Class Size: 15 (12 open)
Meeting Times:
04/09/15 04/09/15 CCO B201 LEC TH 06:00PM 08:30PM
Course Cost: $ 10.00

CPDV-2787-01
Mary Treglia
04/10/15
Sioux City

Every year, Lifelong Learners explore various interesting aspects of Siouxland-from visiting outstanding businesses to learning more about the various crucial social service agencies in our city. This learning trip takes us to a social service agency that has been a part of Sioux City for 93 years. Since 1921, the Mary Treglia Community House has served Sioux City by responding to the varied needs of the immigrant communities that settled and assimilated into the fabric that is Sioux City. We will learn and, in some cases, see first-hand how the Mary Treglia Community Center works with our immigrant population in the following areas: . Pre-school . English classes . Citizenship classes . Refugee Issues . Bilingual services to help with legal, medical and educational issues. Named to honor the unrelenting efforts of a legendary Sioux City immigrant pioneer Civil Rights activist, Mary Treglia, the Community House has been a vital and continuing force in the development of ethnically diverse Sioux City. Adequate time will be given for questions and discussion.
Prereq: None      Coreq: None
Campus: Sioux City Instructor: Lipshutz Class Size: 35 (24 open)
Meeting Times:
04/10/15 04/10/15 LEC F 10:30AM 12:00PM
Course Cost: $ 0.00

CPDV-2208-07
Lifelong Learning Book Club
04/13/15
Sioux City

THE LIFELONG LEARNING BOOK CLUB The Lifelong Learning Book Club is a wonderful way to share ideas with people who love books. We'd love to have you join us! It's very informal and friendly and includes lunch from our Overlook Cafeteria.
Prereq: None      Coreq: None
Campus: Sioux City Advanced Sciences Instructor: STAFF Class Size: 25 (15 open)
Meeting Times:
04/13/15 04/13/15 ADS L110 LEC M 11:45AM 01:15PM
Course Cost: $ 8.00

CPDV-2791-01
Composer of the Year
04/15/15
Sioux City

"In the latest of their popular series exploring the qualities of different types of music, the Sioux City Symphony Orchestra will present an engaging and entertaining discussion on contemporary, classical music, entitled ""The Magic of New Music"". This casual discussion will include Sioux City Symphony Orchestra Music Director, Ryan Haskins, and the SCSO's 2014-15 Composer of the Year Michael Gilbertson, whose music will be featured on the April 18 Sioux City Symphony Orchestra concert, ""Purpose and Triumph"" at 7:30 p.m. Michael Gilbertson, a native of Dubuque, Iowa has earned five Morton Gould Awards from ASCAP, a Charles Ives Scholarship from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, a BMI Student Composer Award, and the 2007-08 Palmer-Dixon Prize, awarded by the Juilliard composition faculty for the best student work of the year. His piano trio Fold by Fold received the Israel Prize from the Society for New Music. Gilbertson's music can be heard in the 2006 documentary, Rehearsing a Dream, which was nominated for an Academy Award. His published music includes choral works with Boosey & Hawkes and G. Schirmer, and orchestral works with Theodore Presser. Come and be a part of this unique and informal setting with Haskins and Gilbertson as they discuss the importance of music that is being written today, right here in America. This interactive presentation will include musical examples, the opportunity to peruse several of the award winning works belonging to the composer, and will end with a Q & A session with Haskins and Gilbertson."
Prereq: None      Coreq: None
Campus: Sioux City Applied Technology Instructor: STAFF Class Size: 35 (18 open)
Meeting Times:
04/15/15 04/15/15 APT D103 LEC W 11:30AM 01:00PM
Course Cost: $ 0.00

CPDV-2218-11
Coffee and Conversation
04/16/15
Sioux City

This series emphasizes sociability 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.
Prereq: None      Coreq: None
Campus: Sioux City Advanced Sciences Instructor: Lipshutz Class Size: 100 (74 open)
Meeting Times:
04/16/15 04/16/15 ADS L416 LEC TH 10:30AM 12:00PM
Course Cost: $ 0.00

CPDV-2732-02
Photo Safari
04/18/15
Sioux City

"Sometimes when a person is out photographing there are too many choices, and at other times it seems there are not enough. This six-week class is all about taking photographs on location. Its purpose is to help a student ""see"" the possibilities of what to photograph and how to react in the moment. Students are expected to have a basic understanding of their camera for this class and be able to make exposures in the manual and aperture priority modes. Information for learning and understanding technical details of operating a camera is offered in the Making Better Photographs class. Rain or shine - or snow - four sessions of this class will be held outdoors so students can take photographs in natural settings. You'll discover it isn't always the prettiest or perfect subjects that make the best photographs. Often, inspiration can be found in things that are unusual or imperfectly formed. In the first session Jerry will go over basics of composition and lighting and general thoughts about photography. He will also outline the time and location plans for the next four sessions. This will be an opportunity for Jerry to gather e-mails and phone numbers of students so they can stay connected once the class starts meeting on location. Jerry will be present at each site to offer advice and guidance while students are photographing images that capture their attention. In the last session, students will deliver their chosen images of the four location shoots on a thumb drive for viewing by the entire class for discussion and appreciation. Classroom sessions will take place in the Advanced Sciences Building, Room L212 (Lot 4, Entrance #13). Digital single lens reflex (DSRL) cameras or compact cameras are necessary for this course. Students are responsible for supplying their own camera gear. Please see sidebar for class locations. Students are responsible for their own transportation. There will be walking involved so wear comfortable shoes and dress appropriately for the weather. Jerry Mennenga has worked for various newspapers as a photojournalist for over 25 years. He has photographed in a variety of settings and situations and knows the value and pressure of producing images on deadline for publication. He has also learned to see beyond the obvious or to use it to make an interesting photograph of what lies before you."
Prereq: None      Coreq: None
Campus: Sioux City Advanced Sciences Instructor: Mennenga Class Size: 15 (12 open)
Meeting Times:
04/18/15 05/23/15 ADS L212 LEC S 10:00AM 12:00PM
Course Cost: $ 50.00

CPDV-2747-01
European Travel: Planes, Train
04/22/15
Sioux City

Join Mary and Bill Klein as they relive their recent train and ferry travels to the historic cities of Scandinavia, viewing ancient Viking Ships, long-ago homes and farms, and the breathtaking scenery of the fjords. The raw beauty of Iceland's steaming, lava rock-strewn terrain and majestic Swiss Alps vistas complete the tour.
Prereq: None      Coreq: None
Campus: Sioux City Advanced Sciences Instructor: Klein Class Size: 40 (17 open)
Meeting Times:
04/22/15 04/22/15 ADS L110 LEC W 10:30AM 12:00PM
Course Cost: $ 0.00

CPDV-2218-12
Coffee and Conversation
04/23/15
Sioux City

This series emphasizes sociability 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.
Prereq: None      Coreq: None
Campus: Sioux City Advanced Sciences Instructor: Lipshutz Class Size: 100 (70 open)
Meeting Times:
04/23/15 04/23/15 ADS L416 LEC TH 10:30AM 12:00PM
Course Cost: $ 0.00

CPDV-2359-04
Encounters With Ancient Egypt
04/23/15
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.
Prereq: None      Coreq: None
Campus: Sioux City Advanced Sciences Instructor: Vaught Class Size: 30 (25 open)
Meeting Times:
04/23/15 04/23/15 ADS L212 LEC TH 07:00PM 08:30PM
Course Cost: $ 5.00

CPDV-2790-01
Historic Buildings Downtown
04/24/15
Sioux City

"Lifelong Learning adventure will begin at the United Center Building that was constructed as a warehouse at 302 Jones Street in 1904. Today, the building is something new for Sioux City; it's a creation of residential lofts on the top three floors and built-out on the bottom three floors as Class A Commercial space. To add charm, renovations left many of the original brick walls and century-old timbers exposed. Dozens of windows were added to let natural light flow inside. The thought was that people would like living near the lively downtown historic district in a structure that preserved the original character of a warehouse. The 21 residential condos range from 850 to just under 2,000 square feet. Three of the condos are two-story lofts. A fitness center on the fourth floor and a roof garden complete the package. The condos offer an ""ease of living"" that's hard to find elsewhere. We will tour both the commercial space and visit one of the United Center's loft apartments. The tour will then proceed to 4th and Jackson at 700 4th Street to a building now known as Stifel-Nicolaus. Similar to the United Center, eighteen market-rates, upscale lofts were created on the upper three floors. All residential lofts are single story, offering both two or three bedrooms and two or 2.5 bathrooms. The units range in size from just over 1,200 to just over 1,500 square feet. The lofts feature breathtaking skyline views, granite counter tops, and soaring ceilings. Again, the group will tour this spectacular living space. The downtown architectural adventure will conclude with a delicious luncheon at La Trattoria Fresca. Our host will be Chef Israel Padilla, the 2014 Winner of Sioux City's ""Best Chef Auction."" "
Prereq: None      Coreq: None
Campus: Sioux City Instructor: Lipshutz Class Size: 30 (1 open)
Meeting Times:
04/24/15 04/24/15 LEC F 10:30AM 01:00PM
Course Cost: $ 12.00

CPDV-2615-02
Intermediate Watercolor
04/25/15
Sioux City

This class is geared for students already familiar with the medium of watercolor who wish to learn even more watercolor techniques that they can then use to develop their own original paintings. Our friendly instructor, Jean Weiner, will teach you how she chooses and combines photo references as a basis for creating a watercolor composition. Jean will spend time emphasizing how the proper use of subject placement, light, bright color, contrast, and neutral tones will all make your painting come alive! All students will benefit from individual instruction as they apply these concepts in the study piece Jean provides. Feel free to bring a snack or packed lunch.
Prereq: None      Coreq: None
Campus: Sioux City Gaylord Smith Bldg Instructor: Weiner Class Size: 9 (5 open)
Meeting Times:
04/25/15 05/16/15 GSM C129 LEC S 09:00AM 01:00PM
Course Cost: $ 80.00
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