Fall 2022 EPIC Course Guide Community Education for NorthernNevada Call us at 775-829-9010 Visit our website at epic.tmcc.edu Like us on Facebook @TMCCEPIC Follow us on Instagram @tmccepic You are made to be EPIC!
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1 Register online anytime at epic.tmcc.edu EPIC (Educational Programs Inspiring the Community) Become a novelist, play the guitar or venture into the Nevada wilderness with the help of talented instructors. TMCC’s EPIC Program is your source of lifelong learning, personal enrichment, community engagement, and social development. Whether you want to enroll in art, food and beverage, or health andwellness classes, you’ll be sure to find something of interest in the hundreds of courses we offer. Who knows, maybe you’ll even transfer what you learn into a side business and earn some extra cash? Regardless of your reasoning, be EPIC, have fun, pursue your interests, and take time for yourself to feed your soul with community education classes at TMCC! Family Why not bring the whole family? Many of our classes are family-friendly andwe encourage you to bring your children. Look for the family icon listed next to the class title. Age ranges are listed in the class details, so you’ll want to ensure the class is approved for your child’s age. Online Participate in a class from the comforts of your living room. Various courses are offered online. Look for the online icon listed next to the class title. Instructors will send students the login information separately before the start of the class. Students are required to have access to a computer and stable internet to participate in the class successfully. Suppliesand/orMaterialsFeeRequired Some classes require supplies or amaterials fee. Look for the supplies or materials fee icon listed next to the class title. When you register for a class, you will receive a confirmation email with a supplies list or thematerials cost. Material costs are paid directly to the instructor on the first day of class. To view the supply list before registering, click on “ViewDetails” in the online class description. NewClasses for Fall 2022! Ghosts of Southern Nevada’s Ghost Towns........................................................ 2 Ghosts of Virginia City . .................................... 2 Ashtanga Yoga. .................................................. 3 Golf at Washoe.................................................... 4 Art of the Tassel.................................................. 5 Ice Skating............................................................ 6 Beer Literacy 101................................................ 6 Backyard Beekeeping *new instructor........... 7 Introduction to Hapé andMeditation.......... 7 Spanish Culture and Conversation................ 8 Where Did All MyMoney Go?......................... 8 Pet Parenting 101............................................... 9 Get Your Book Published – OneWay or the Other....................................... 9 The Hero’s Journey............................................ 9 Practical Teaching of Golden Flower. ........... 9 Oil Pastel Holiday Cards. ................................ 10 Axe and Knife Throwing. ............................... 10 Creme Puffs and Pate a Choux..................... 11 Retire in Puerto Rico........................................ 11 Introduction to Handguns............................. 12 Detective Fiction.............................................. 13 Holiday Bling Ring. .......................................... 14 MouthwateringMushrooms......................... 14 Get a $25Massage&Help a Student Get a $25 hour-long full-bodymassage and help a student graduate. Our advancedmassage therapy students must completemandatory bodywork hours to graduate. Fall semester massage clinics are held Tuesdays and Thursdays, September and November at 5:30 p.m. and 6:45 p.m. Registration opens the secondweek of August. Visit epic.tmcc.edu, click on “Register Now” and view $25massages or call 775-829-9010. Note: To give our students themost comprehensive experience, please donot register formore thanone session amonth. You are made to be EPIC!
EPIC (Educational Programs Inspiring the Community) 2 Featured Series NEVADAGHOST &PARANORMAL SERIES NevadaGhostTownsand MiningCamps $99 Did you knowmore than 600mining settlements once called Nevada home? With the guidance of Nevada’s foremost ghost town expert, take a journey through stories of famous and not-so-famous sites. Gain firsthand perspective with a field trip to the Seven Troughs Range and Tunnel Camp, where buildings and a 5-stampmill remain. After lunch in Lovelock, visit the ToulonMill, Postpile Canyon, and Jessup ghost town. 9/8- 9/10 TH 6 - 9 p.m. SA 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. 105 TMCCMeadowood Center Paher SpiritRecognitionand Identification $49 Fine-tune your psychic senses and get more out of your paranormal investigations by understanding why you attract the spirits you do and your relationships with them. Understand the energies you encounter during ghost hunts by learning to identify the various entities that can be present. Discover where these spirits originate and how you can attract a variety of energies. 9/10 SA 1 - 4 p.m. 324 TMCCMeadowood Center Lindemuth AttractingPositiveEnergies $49 Attract more positivity and release fear by creating a greater awareness of the energies around you. Find out how to lessen the impact of seen and unseen negativity. Discuss the power of love and intention in your relationships and gain tips to increase your vibration to boost your chances of experiencing positive spirit interaction. Practice exercises to build your confidence, make meditations more productive and allow the divine to work through you. 9/14 W 6 - 9 p.m. 104 TMCCMeadowood Center Berry Clearing,Cleansingand ProtectionTechniques $49 Find out when you should call in the cavalry andwho or what that cavalry should be by better understanding the energies and entities youmay encounter. Learn how to keep them fromnegatively impacting your life by using tools, such as crystals, and practicing techniques to raise your energy, sense other entities and cleanse spaces. Learn how to discern different types of energies and how to protect yourself whether you’re taking part in a paranormal investigation or participating in everyday life. 9/27 T 6 - 9 p.m. 104 TMCCMeadowood Center Lunt EdandLorraineWarren’s Legacy $49 Explore notorious hauntings with Chris McKinnell, the grandson of Ed and LorraineWarren. At 16, Chris started investigating with his grandparents and he continues their work. Delve into the world of ghosts, poltergeists and demons by discussing cases such as Amityville, the Nazi Demon Case, The Haunting in Connecticut, Tewksbury and others. Learn about demons from around the world and how culture and religion influence paranormal manifestations. Discuss the dangers of spirit communication and find out why the use of protection is vital. Discover why fear is ultimately the real enemy. Note: You’ll receive an email confirmation with login credentials for the Zoom class. 9/17 SA 1 - 4 p.m. Online Classroom McKinnell PastLifeEnergy $49 Explore where these energies come from, why they exist and how you can tap into their fascinating information. Learn about your other earthly existences and how they can provide you with an outlet to know yourself better. Past lives can explain your instant connection with someone youmet. Find out howAkashic Records, Contracts and Agreements, and other spiritual resources connect with your past life energy. 9/20 T 6 - 9 p.m. 324 TMCCMeadowood Center Hansen Ghosts of Southern Nevada’s Ghost Towns $59 Discover the fascinating history of paranormal activity reported in Goldfield, Gold Point, Goodsprings, Nelson and other ghost towns in the southern part of the state. Learn froma Certified Paranormal Investigator about the results of ghost research she has conducted in those towns. Gather tips and advice on doing an investigation of your own and how to find additional stories on Nevada’s ghost towns. 9/26 M 6 - 9 p.m. Online Classroom Carroll-Landon FamousGhostsand Hauntings $49 The Bell Witch, the Blue Lady of Moss Beach Distillery, theWinchester Mansion, theWhaley House, the White House and Lizzie Borden are some of the world’s most famous ghosts and haunted houses. Discover why these places are so haunted andwhat these ghosts really want. Take an in-depth look at these and other ghosts and hauntings. 10/3 M 6 - 9 p.m. 324 TMCCMeadowood Center Oberding CemeteriesandTombstones Tour:ComstockGraveyards $59 Decode the hiddenmeanings of headstones and their symbols to understand life during the Comstock era. Guided by a local historian, stroll Virginia City’s Silver Terrace cemeteries and the graveyards in Gold Hill and Silver City. Find out why there are smaller cemeteries, differentiated by affiliations and religions. Gain insight into these once lush Victorian grounds where locals congregated. Hear about new research regarding area gravesites and receive a 50-page handout describing tombstone symbols and area history. 10/8 S 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Silver Terrace Cemeteries, Virginia City Davis GhostsofVirginiaCity $49 Discuss the legends surrounding Eilley Bowers, Julia Bulette, the crying baby and the glowing headstone. Learn about the famous Suicide Table responsible for the deaths of Delta Saloon owners. Experience one of the most haunted locations in theWest, OldWashoe Club (a.k.a. Millionaires Club), repeatedly featured on ghosthunting television shows. Start your hunt for haunted experiences in your local community of Virginia City. 10/15 S 1 - 4 p.m. Bonanza Saloon and Cafe, Virginia City Oberding Wisdomof theTarot $59 Discover howNumerology, Astrology and the natural elements apply to the interpretation of the cards and how images, patterns and keys reveal the past, present and future. Discuss the structure, vibrations and characteristics of the deck and suits. Learn how tomake the deck your own, prepare for a reading, and handle your deck. 10/20 - 10/27 TH 6 - 8 p.m. 324 TMCCMeadowood Center Wood EmbraceBeinganEmpath $59 Do you feel what another person is feeling at a deep emotional level? Does this talent become overwhelming at times? Using your natural abilities, learn how to incorporate them into your life, whether to become a healer, connect to guides and angels, manifest your desires, or create a peaceful personal space. Discover why you are here to transform the planet. Find out how you can cause a ripple effect of positivity with your family, workplace and community. Practice grounding exercises to absorb calmingMother Earth energy for protection, wellness, and feeling energies. 11/19 S 9:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. 320 TMCCMeadowood Center Shaw NevadaGhostTownsand MiningCamps $99 Explore themystique surrounding these last vestiges of the OldWest. Experience the 30-stamp Donovan Mill where the local guide will explain the functions of a silver mill, followed by a tour of the legendary Fourth Ward School. After lunch in Virginia City, enjoy a guided tour of Old Town Dayton and the Rock Point Silver Mill. 12/1 - 12/3 TH 6 - 9 p.m. S 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. 105 TMCCMeadowood Center Paher
3 Register online anytime at epic.tmcc.edu NEVADA TEEN DRIVING $99 Nevada teens between 15 and 18 must complete a driver’s education course to be eligible for a Nevada driver’s license. EPIC’s 30-hour classes are DMV-approved. Students have 60 days from the registration date to complete the course, with no extensions. Note: Parents/legal guardians are responsible for the 50 hours behind-the-wheel requirement. 8/28 Online 10/3 - 10/6 M, T, W, TH 8 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. 205 TMCCMeadowood Center 12/26 - 12/30 M, T, W, TH 8 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. 205 TMCCMeadowood Center 1/3 - 1/6/2023 T, W, TH, F 8 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. 205 TMCCMeadowood Center PILATES Experience Pilates using a reformer. The combination of the equipment and exercise is perfect for those looking to tone up or rehab from an injury. Pilates is a low-impact, full-body workout. Classes feature a blend of strength and stretch, so one group of muscles is never overworked. Each session of eight classes is $109 (less than $14 per class). Classes are offered year-round at the TMCCMeadowood Center in themorning, afternoon, evening, andweekend. All fitness levels are welcome. Spots fill up quickly, so register now at epic.tmcc.edu. Note: Newsessions open for registration on the 15thof eachmonth. TAI CHI ShortFormTaiChi $109 Boost your overall wellness with traditional, low-impact movements. Explore the simplified Yang-style short form, a tai chi set that has been used for relaxation and improved joint, muscle and bone health for centuries. Get to know each of the 24 postures and practice performing the whole form. 8/27-10/29 S 10:30–11:30 a.m. 308 TMCCMeadowood Center Collins 11/12 - 1/21/2023 S 10:30 - 11:30 a.m. 308 TMCCMeadowood Center Collins SilverTaiChi $89 Increase flexibility and balance while reducing stress and anxiety through the gentle Yang 10 and 24 postures of tai chi. Move through guided fluid, low-impact exercises that improve your balance, coordination and stamina. Instill a sense of calm to enhance your overall health. 8/4-8/30 T, TH Noon - 1 p.m. 308 TMCCMeadowood Center Pourgholaminejad 9/6 - 9/29 T, TH Noon - 1 p.m. 308 TMCCMeadowood Center Pourgholaminejad TaiChi I $109 Practice this ancient Chinese formof exercise to improve fitness, health and longevity. This practice’s physical movements andmeditational features help you cultivate qi that circulates throughout your body. The tai chi Yang 8 form is designed for beginner students and features elements of qigong, including breathing, posture andmeditative techniques. Gain harmony and equilibrium in your life by training your mind and body. 8/23-9/15 T, TH 9 - 10 a.m. 308 TMCCMeadowood Center Pourgholaminejad 9/20 - 10/13 T, TH 9 - 10 a.m. 308 TMCCMeadowood Center Pourgholaminejad TaiChi II andQiBall $109 Practice the Tai Chi Yang style long-form through a prescribed sequence of second and third set moves. If you have completed one or more Tai Chi I classes, advance to this next level and learn techniques of standing qigong andmoving meditation using a light ball to sharpen your balance. This ancient martial arts formpromotes relaxation and reduces stress while improving your flexibility, balance and agility. 8/23-9/15 T, TH 10:30–11:30 a.m. 308 TMCCMeadowood Center Pourgholaminejad 9/20 - 10/13 T, TH 1 10:30 - 11:30 a.m. Patio TMCCMeadowood Center Pourgholaminejad TaiChi III $109 Practice the Tai Chi Yang simplified, 24-form through a prescribed sequence of slow continuous circular movements in a flowing form. If you have completed one or more Tai Chi II classes, advance to this next level. Performa series of postures in a slow, graceful manner as each pose flows into the next without pausing. Learn tomove your body as a unit to allow all parts of the body to start and end simultaneously. You’ll learn to slow down and lower eachmovement to gain greater strength and endurance. 9/3 - 10/22 S 11 a.m. - Noon Patio TMCCMeadowood Center Pourgholaminejad SHOTOKANKARATE ShotokanKarate $129 Strengthen your mind and body with Shotokan Karate. Improve your balance, movement and breathing. Connect your spiritual values and learn the three pillars: Kihon, Kata and Kumite. Students who are ten and over, beginners and advanced, are welcome. 8/23-9/20 T, TH 6:45 - 8:15 p.m. TMCC Sports & Fitness Center Paul 9/22 - 10/18 T, TH 6:45 - 8:15 p.m. TMCC Sports & Fitness Center Paul 10/20 - 11/15 T, TH 6:45 - 8:15 p.m. TMCC Sports & Fitness Center Paul 11/17 - 12/15 T, TH 6:45 - 8:15 p.m. TMCC Sports & Fitness Center Paul Career Training andProfessional Development Train for a new career or expand your skills in fewer than four months. Earn a certification to become a business development representative, clinical medical assistant, community health worker, Python developer, or pharmacy technician. Upskill your knowledge, skills and competencies to expand your opportunities and capabilities. EPIC’s vast selection of programs will help you get ahead in life. Review our programming at firstname.lastname@example.org, Career Training and Professional Development, to select the right program for you. Programming is available in these key industries: Technology • AdvancedManufacturing • Distribution, Logistics & E-Commerce • BackOffice, Office Support • Financial Services • Health/Medical Ongoing EPICCourses YOGA AshtangaYoga $59 If you’ve taken basic yoga classes and feel ready for a challenge, experience this vigorous, traditional style. Ashtanga incorporates set sequences or series of postures where breath is linkedwithmovement. Your instructor will offer you hands-on assistance through the primary series, intense workouts, breathing techniques, and focal points. 9/6 - 9/27 T 5:30 - 6:45 p.m. 307 TMCCMeadowood Center Chatowsky 10/18 - 11/8 T 5:30 - 6:45 p.m. 307 TMCCMeadowood Center Chatowsky GentleYoga $119 Breathe deeply and relax as you practice gentle restorative yoga. Learn to listen to your body as you followAnusara’s Universal Principles of Alignment: Open to Grace, Muscle Energy, Inner-Expanding Spiral, Outer-Contracting Spiral, and Organic Energy. Enjoy slow movement, meditative breathing, and strengthening postures. All skill levels are welcome, and pose modifications will be available. 9/14 - 11/2 W 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. 308 TMCCMeadowood Center MacLellan 11/9 - 12/28 W 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. 308 TMCCMeadowood Center MacLellan GentleYoga-Saturday Morning $99 Breathe deeply and relax as you practice gentle restorative yoga. Learn to listen to your body as you followAnusara’s Universal Principles of Alignment: Open to Grace, Muscle Energy, Inner-Expanding Spiral, Outer-Contracting Spiral and Organic Energy. Enjoy slow movement, meditative breathing and strengthening postures. All skill levels are welcome and pose modifications will be available. 8/13-9/24 S 8:30 - 9:30 a.m. 308 TMCCMeadowood Center Holt 10/1 - 11/19 S 8:30 - 9:30 a.m. 308 TMCCMeadowood Center Holt 12/3 - 2/4/2023 S 8:30 - 9:30 a.m. 308 TMCCMeadowood Center Holt
EPIC (Educational Programs Inspiring the Community) 4 MeditativeYoga $79 Experience healthier mind and bodymoments in your everyday life withmeditativemethods and gentle yogamovements. Break down standard thought processes and the emotional experiences in your life and discover how to develop routines that reduce anxiety, build good habits and assist in stress reduction. Experience the presence of thought, feeling and action exercises as you learn complementing yoga movements for relaxation: practice visualization andmindfulness techniques designed for better wellness in every aspect of your life. 8/10- 9/14 W 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. Great Basin Behavioral Health Cole SilverYoga $49 Improve your physical andmental health through this ancient practice andmeditation postures. Improve your flexibility, balance, quality of life, cardiovascular functioning, bone health, and sleep. Relieve tight back and shoulder muscles through fun stretching and strength exercises—progress within a structure of group personal training. 8/19-9/9 F 10:30 - 11:30 a.m. 308 TMCCMeadowood Center Dennis-Heinrichs 8/23-9/13 T 10:30 - 11:30 a.m. 308 TMCCMeadowood Center Dennis-Heinrichs 9/7 - 10/12 W 10:30 - 11:30 a.m. 308 TMCCMeadowood Center Morman 10/19 - 11/23 W 10:30 - 11:30 a.m. 308 TMCCMeadowood Center Morman 12/2 - 12/23 F 10:30 - 11:30 a.m. 308 TMCCMeadowood Center Dennis-Heinrichs SilverYoga $99 Improve your physical andmental health through this ancient practice andmeditation postures. Improve your flexibility, balance, quality of life, cardiovascular functioning, bone health, and sleep. Relieve tight back and shoulder muscles through fun stretching and strength exercises—progress within a structure of group personal training. 9/16 - 11/18 F 10:30 - 11:30 a.m. 308 TMCCMeadowood Center Dennis-Heinrichs 9/20 - 11/8 T 10:30 - 11:30 a.m. 308 TMCCMeadowood Center Dennis-Heinrichs 11/15 - 1/3/2023 T 10:30 - 11:30 a.m. 308 TMCCMeadwood Center Dennis-Heinrichs August ARTS&CRAFTS DirtyPourPainting $49 Materials Fee: $20 Explore the newest techniques in fluid acrylic art; the dirty pour, swipe, balloon smashing, airbrushing, andmore. Create abstract art by using paints like never before. Practice, paint, and take home your masterpiece. Beginners welcome. 8/27 S 9 a.m. - Noon 103 TMCCMeadowood Center Hadwin MosaicCross $79 Materials Fee: $40 Experience the lasting beauty of this ancient art formas you craft a unique cross. Design your piece and select your background and cross colors froma wide variety of hues. Experiment with different shapes and inclusions as you assemble your creation. Learn about the gluing process and discuss finishing techniques to preserve your art. 8/13 S 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. Fused Finery Jones 12/10 S 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. Fused Finery Jones FITNESS&SPORTS GolfatWashoe $99 Materials Fee: $20 Learn proper golfing fundamentals to help improve your putting, chipping and full swing. Each class will cover a different aspect of the game. Get expert advice to help improve your technique. You will practice your skills at the beautiful Washoe Golf Course that spans 18 championship holes. They cater to players of all ages and skill levels so that you can come back with your family. Note: Bring your clubs if you own a set. If not, Washoe Golf Course will lend you clubs to use during the class. 8/11-9/8 TH 10 - 11 a.m. Washoe Golf Course Wenzel Golf forBeginners $99 Materials Fee: $35 Learn toplayapar threecourseand becomeabetter sportspersonby learninggolf basics–gain tipsonhow toswingandunderstand the rules andetiquetteof thegame froma professional. Learn toputt, chip, and playwith ironandwoodclubs at theRed HawkGolf andResort. This resort offers twocustomcourses thatwill provide youwithaunique learningexperience. Students are required tobringgolf clubs. 8/9-9/6 T 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. Redhawk Golf and Resort Williams FOOD&BEVERAGE Winemakingfor Beginners $99 Materials Fee: $10 Expand your love of vino andmake gift-worthy wines. Get to know the basics of winemaking as you discuss the fermentation process, the importance of sanitation, clarification and filtration as you learn how to craft clean, drinkable wines. Get to know aging requirements and sample wine fromvarious stages of the winemaking process. Cheers! 8/6-8/20 S 9 - 11 a.m. 315 TMCCMeadowood Center Ross HEALTH&WELLNESS SugarBusters $49 Cultivatehealthier eatinghabits by learninghowto eliminate excess sugar. Reviewscientific studies about the effects of sugar on thebrain andbody. Discuss howconsumption increases the likelihoodof obesity, diabetes, cancer andAlzheimer’s diagnosis. Explore delicious foods thatwill keep you full and satisfy any sweet tooth, aswell as delicious sugar alternatives like Stevia andmonk fruit. Craft a personalized meal plan andgain valuable tips tohelp you stay away fromunnecessary sugars. 8/17 W 6 - 9 p.m. 324 TMCCMeadowood Center Swackhamer HOME &GARDEN LowWaterGardening $49 Thinking about redoing your landscaping or seeking to enhance your garden with native and nativelike plants? Switch to xeriscape or a lowwater garden to save water, a precious and expensive resource. Save time onmaintenance by using plants naturally adapted to dry climates and our mountainous environment. Become familiar with the wide range of plant textures and colors. Create a sustainable, eco and budget-friendly attractive alternative to an all-gravel or sagebrush garden. 8/27 S 9 a.m. - Noon 315 TMCCMeadowood Center Adams OUTDOORS Rockhounding $79 Discover the fascinating world of rock collecting through a hands-on lecture and field trip. Learn how to identifyminerals and rocks, where to dig for themandwhat tools are helpful. Examine local specimens, discuss safety and etiquette and learn about what you can do with the rocks. Enjoy the outdoors and explore sites you’ve never been to before. Lecture: 8/11 TH 6 - 8 p.m. Field Trip: 8/13 S 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. 315 TMCCMeadowood Center Arnold WildernessSurvival Training&Camping $99 Discover howto survive adverse conditions in themountains anddesert, in the snow, water, or the summer heat. Get themost enjoyment fromyour outdoor adventures by preparing for potential emergencies. Extra attention will begiven to the summertime climate, dealingwithheat, lowhumidity and limitedwater sources. Learn from a seasonedoutdoors person and USMC colonel who ran theMarine Mountain Survival Center about basic survival tactics. Findoutwhat you shouldbringwhen youheadout into nature. Then, you’ll get outdoors and practicebuilding shelters andfires. Lecture: 8/9, 8/11 T, TH 6 - 8:30 p.m. Field Trip: 8/13 S 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. 324 TMCCMeadowood Center Fromherz PETS ANDANIMALS DogMassage $49 Increase your dog’s mental and physical health through this medium. Discover howmassage differs from petting and how it can benefit your furred familymember. Discuss when it is appropriate to give amassage and how to recognize symptoms that require veterinary attention. Practice andwatch demonstrations of various strokes and stretches on a stuffed animal you bring to class. Find out how you can easily calmyour pet and take home a list of resources to help you further your pet massage skills. 8/13 S 9 a.m. - Noon 310 TMCCMeadowood Center Brown AUGUST
5 Register online anytime at epic.tmcc.edu PHOTOGRAPHY Photographing RenoatNight $89 Capture stunning pictures of the area that might be boring during the day using low-light scenes with high-impact images. Discuss secrets using your camera’s settings, flash techniques and how to take advantage of the blue hour. Gain valuable hands-on experience as you work during an evening shoot around the area. Snap pictures of Reno’s evening beauty to frame, sell, or gift. Lecture 8/4 TH 6 - 8 p.m. Field Shoot: 8/6 S 9 a.m. - Noon 324 TMCCMeadowood Center Vollmer PhotoPortraits $89 Learn how to take beautiful portraits of family and friends with your digital camera. Explore different techniques for indoor and outdoor photoshoots and equipment and accessories. Discuss lighting, posing, composition and color palettes that create a beautiful portrait. Bring your camera to practice in class. You will have portraiture homework for the second class, including gentle critiques of classmates’ work. 8/13-8/20 S 9 a.m. - Noon 321 TMCCMeadowood Center Flugstad StreetPhotography $89 Discover how to capture a city’s essence in vivid street scenes. Learn the fundamentals and techniques like composition, lighting, subject matter and style. Explore the history, ethics and legality of this creativemedium. Gain tips on successful marketing and promotion of your work and how to prepare for publication. 8/17-8/19 W, F 6 - 9 p.m. 321 TMCCMeadowood Center Marks Wildlife Photography $89 Materials Fee: $11 Delve into various techniques to capture the essence of creatures ranging from themountain bluebird to bighorn sheep and increase your success with wildlife photography. Discuss the importance of species research and ethics, camera settings and angles, lenses and lighting. Put your newfound knowledge to use during a field shoot at Animal ArkWildlife Sanctuary. Lecture: 8/25 TH 6 - 8 p.m. Field Shoot: 8/27 S 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. 324 TMCCMeadowood Center Vollmer September ARTS&CRAFTS ArmKnitaChunky Blanket $49 Have fun creating a cozy and unique plush blanket using your arms instead of needles. Practice this craft by casting on, knitting, purling, and casting offwith easy and popular techniques. Apply your new skills to create wraps, scarves, throws, and other accessories in very little time. 9/17 S 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. 210 TMCCMeadowood Center Waltuch Artof theTassel $49 Materials Fee: $20 Put a tassel on it! Create unique embellishments for your home decor; design tassels for pillows, clothes, handbags, door handles, blankets, etc. Practice beading techniques, work with crystals and glass beads, and use common household materials to embellish your tassels. 9/29 TH 6 - 9 p.m. 200 TMCCMeadowood Center Graham ClayHand-Building Pottery $99 Materials Fee: $50 Make a unique and functional coffee or teamug. With no pottery wheel required, enjoy the freedom of hand-shaping your project. Gain experience with tools like scrapers, cutters, and shapers. Hone your skills as you perform standard techniques like pinch-potting and coiling. Fire your piece in the ceramic kiln and add additional flair with watercolors and stains. Take home your creations - pieces are dishwasher, microwave, and food safe. 9/14 - 9/28 W 6 - 8 p.m. 210 TMCCMeadowood Center Gandolfo AUGUST SEPTEMBER ComicBook Drawing $139 Materials Fee: $35 Follow the footsteps of comic book greats like Steve Ditko and Frank Miller by learning froma former Marvel Comics artist and gaining insight into this popular art form. Learn the principles behind a strong page layout and how to use cinematic techniques to build excitement. Develop your three-page comic book story and turn your script into a page-turner. 9/7 - 10/12 W 6 - 8 p.m. 200 TMCCMeadowood Center Wylie FallMosaic $69 Materials Fee: $30 Design a festive pattern on a precut hummingbird using small pieces of glass. You will gain experience cutting glass, using related tools, and how to piece together tile. Use this technique to create personal decorations or gifts for friends and family. 9/10 S 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. Fused Finery Jones LapidaryBasics $99 Materials Fee: $45 Uncover the beauty of rocks and minerals as you transform them into jewelry-quality pieces. Learn about semi-precious and precious stones as you discover the best ways to design, cut, shape and polish these stones. Understand lapidary safety and practice popular techniques using tumblers, rotary tools and polishers at a local gemandmineral society. Take home your cut and polished stones. 9/15 - 9/29 TH 6:30 - 9 p.m. Reno Gem&Mineral Society Hilsabeck LaserCuttingand Engraving $59 Materials Fee: $15 Fashion a striking wood box using LightBurn software to create cuts, raster engravings and image engravings. Delve into the basics of how a laser cutter works and tricks to overcome common issues with cutting. Take home your beautiful wood box to decorate your home or gift it to someone special. 9/19 M 6 - 10 p.m. BridgewireMakerspace Bradford SilverAcrylic Painting $109 Discover the playfulness of art by learning to paint with acrylics. Experiment with color theory, composition and design. Use traditional and unconventional methods of applying paint to canvas and board, including various brushes, glazing and dry brushing techniques, and painting with a palette knife. No previous painting skills are necessary. 9/9 - 11/4 F 9 a.m. - Noon 103 TMCCMeadowood Center Poulos Leonard SilverHand-Building Pottery $99 Materials Fee: $50 Make a unique and functional coffee or teamug. With no pottery wheel required, enjoy the freedom of hand-shaping your project. Gain experience with tools like scrapers, cutters, and shapers. Hone your skills as you perform standard techniques like pinch-potting and coiling. Fire your piece in the ceramic kiln and add additional flair with watercolors and stains. Take home your creations - pieces are dishwasher, microwave, and food safe. 9/14 - 9/28 W 3 - 5 p.m. 210 TMCCMeadowood Center Gandolfo SoapMaking $49 Materials Fee: $20 Craft fragrant soaps to delight your senses and keep your skin healthy. Explore the history of soap and the art of making it as you gain inspiration for your blends. Discuss the different types of soaps, commercial versus handmade ingredients, andwhy organic makes a difference. Whip up popular soaps in aromas like charcoal, green tea, floral and lavender. Take home your creations and recipes to continue making your luxurious lathers. 9/29 TH 6 - 9 p.m. 210 TMCCMeadowood Center BohenPerez(Marcos)
EPIC (Educational Programs Inspiring the Community) 6 COMPUTERS& SOFTWARE LaptopComputer for Beginners $89 Enjoy the freedom to create, explore and connect with the real world without being confined to a fixed location. Become comfortable with the terms, components and functions of a laptop including its touchpad andmouse, keyboard, hardware, software and storage devices. Receive an overview of the operating system, Windows 10. Gain basic knowledge of applications likeMicrosoft Word, the Internet using Google Chrome, filemanagement using folders and available antivirus software. 9/9 - 9/30 F 10 a.m. - noon TMCCMeadowood Center Lenga Excel,AnIntroduction $129 Streamline your work by embracing the power of this spreadsheet software. Gain an introduction to the basics, including navigation, charts, tables and if-statements. Become comfortable using basic formulas including sums, averages, maximums, minimums and counts. Find out how to sort and filter, work with large spreadsheets, use pivot tables and charts, and find things quickly with VLOOKUP. Explore the financial function, PMT, to figure out loan payments. 9/13 - 9/22 T, TH 1 - 5 p.m. TMCCMeadowood Center Lenga DANCE BellyDancing $109 Explore the classic Egyptian belly dancing, called Raqs Sharqi and its influence on contemporaryWestern fusion styles. Learn fundamental and Egyptianmovements. This ancient art is a great way to build a stronger core, achieve a flatter stomach, increase flexibility and improve posture. Have fun isolating and controlling your muscles. 9/13 - 11/15 T 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. 308 TMCCMeadowood Center Gray LineDancingI $99 Put on your boots and join in a lively line dancing session. Discover the basic steps and terminology of line dancing in this fun confidencebuilding environment. The instructor will walk you throughmultiple beginner-line dance routines currently being danced in local venues. Enjoy this lively formof exercise danced to country and popmusic while improving your memory skills, physical endurance and flexibility. All experience levels are welcome. No previous experience is necessary and no partner is required. 9/12 - 10/24 M 7 - 9 p.m. 180 TMCCWilliamPennington Applied Technology Center Dungan FITNESS&SPORTS Archery $109 Materials Fee: $35 Discover the archery world and practice the skill behind famous characters like Green Arrow, Hawkeye, Katniss Everdeen, Legolas and Robin Hood. Learn proper form, technique, etiquette, and safety protocols in a small group setting. Experience the thrill of shooting arrows at traditional, 3D and trap archery targets in an indoor range. Play with recurve and compound bows and score with target archery. 9/9 - 11/11 F 5 - 6 p.m. Wasting Arrows Archery Pitts GolfatWashoe $99 Materials Fee: $20 Learn proper golfing fundamentals to help improve your putting, chipping, and full swing. Each class will cover a different aspect of the game. Get expert advice to help improve your technique. You will practice your skills at the beautiful Washoe Golf Course that spans 18 championship holes. They cater to players of all ages and skill levels so that you can come back with your family. Note: Bring your clubs if you own a set. If not, Washoe Golf Course will lend you clubs to use during the class. 9/22 - 10/20 TH 10 - 11 a.m. Washoe Golf Course Wenzel Golf forBeginnersatRed Hawk $99 Materials Fee: $35 Learn to play a par three course and become a better sportsperson by learning golf basics. Gain tips on how to swing and understand the rules and etiquette of the game froma professional. Learn to putt, chip, and play with iron andwood clubs at the Red Hawk Golf and Resort. This resort offers two custom courses that will provide you with a unique learning experience. 9/13 - 10/11 T 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. Red Hawk Golf and Resort Williams IceSkating $149 Learn the fundamentals of ice skating and develop your agility, balance, coordination and speed. Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced ice skater, have fun while building confidence and skills. You’ll practice in the newly developed, state-of-the-art indoor ice sports arena at Reno Ice. 9/6 - 10/25 T 10:15 - 11:15 a.m. Reno Ice Staff PhilippineStickFighting $69 Protect yourself in any situationby learning this Filipinomartial art using unarmed and armed techniques. You’ll understand this fightingmethod and learn to apply it for self-defense. Identify appropriateweaponry and practice techniques using sticks, canes, rolled-upnewspapers, knives, andempty hands. Work onunarmed methods like striking, trapping, locking, throwing, anddisarmingmoves. 9/17 - 10/22 S 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. 308 TMCCMeadowood Center Collins FeelingFitAfter50 $109 Prioritize your fitness andmaintain yourmobility andhealth to feel your best. Guidedby anelite fitness coach, discover healthy, effective exercises that stabilize your core for better balance, endurance andpower. Reduce your risk of injury by correcting faultymovement patterns. You’ll receive a professionally designedworkout programtailored to your specific goals and abilities that you cando almost anywhere. 9/12 - 11/7 M 2 - 3 p.m. 308 TMCCMeadowood Center Holly FOOD&BEVERAGE BeerLiteracy101 $69 Materials Fee: $10 Enhanceyour enjoymentwhile discoveringthecomplexitiesofAmerica’s favoriteadultbeverage. Understand howbeer ismade, fromgrain toglass, by smellingand tastingnatural ingredients. You’ll understand the importanceof sensory scienceand the regional history of beer styles. Sampleseveral beer styles to identifyyour favorite, findstrategies for choosingbeers atbreweries and tips forpairingyourbrewwith food. 9/27 T 4 - 7 p.m. 103 TMCCMeadowood Center Schmitz Challah, Traditional JewishBread $49 Discover some of the rich heritage of Judaismwhile you enjoy a nosh of traditional Jewish food. Learn to bake the special ceremonial loaf, Challah, which is traditionally served on the Jewish Sabbath. Understand the rituals and religious significance of this rich, spongy and sweet bread. Share what you learn with friends and family at your next holiday gathering. 9/7 W 6 - 8 p.m. Temple Sinai Townley Coffee101:Roastingand Tasting $59 Materials Fee: $10 Discover the science behind the rich aroma and nuanced flavors of this magical beverage enjoyed bymillions worldwide. Take the first step in a lifetime of coffee enjoyment by understanding coffee plants and the techniques behind processing and roasting. Identify the differences between coffee beans by sampling and using your sensory skills to reveal taste profiles. You’ll take home a gift bag of your favorite coffee as a delicious treat. 9/24 S 9 a.m. - Noon Roasting Room, Hub Coffee Roasters Trujillo DutchOven Cooking $59 Materials Fee: $15 Find out why the art of cooking outdoors with cast iron pots is so popular. Prepare your own tasty lunch with Dutch oven dishes like baked chicken, mountainman breakfast and dessert cobbler suitable for home or camping. Learn how to choose the right Dutch oven, restore an old one and store it to keep it in top-notch condition. Get tips on creating a cooking area in your backyard usingmaterials you already have. 9/17 S 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. 103 TMCCMeadowood Center Fromherz ItalianCooking $99 Materials Fee: $45 Impress your friends and family by learning to create easy and delicious Italian dishes. Start with radicchio rolled in a crepe with cheese sauce andwalnuts. Then concoct a fantastic squash and mushroom lasagna, followed by savory cod in lemon sauce and chicken scallopini roll with radicchio and scamorza, a Southern Italian cheese. Complete your creations with the perfect complement of tiramisu and an Italian Prosecco spritz. 9/26 - 10/3 M 6 - 8 p.m. 117 (CA) Damonte Ranch High School Hunter SEPTEMBER
7 Register online anytime at epic.tmcc.edu PreserveYour Harvest $59 Materials Fee: $20 Savemoney and eliminate waste by home processing your vegetables andmaking local food available year-round. Learn the art of canning, drying and freezing, three food-saving techniques, with an experienced prepper as your guide. Start preserving and bring a food container to take home your canned vegetables. 9/7 W 6 - 9 p.m. 117 (CA) Damonte Ranch High School Vanderhaar HEALTH&WELLNESS AutoimmuneDiet for Health $49 Help your body feel its best and reduce chronic pain by learning which foods offer protective compounds and contribute to ill health. Scientists link chronic inflammation tomany major diseases including cancer, heart disease, diabetes, arthritis andmore. Discuss how to choose the proper anti-inflammatory diet for you, how to get started and the benefits youmay see by simply changing what you eat. 9/15 T 6 - 9 p.m. 324 TMCCMeadowood Center Swackhamer EmotionalResilience $99 Explore the realmof intense and complex emotions by learning why we have them, what triggers themand how to engage helpful ones. Participate in interactive exercises frompositive psychology and emotion science that can change negative feelings before impacting logical thinking and good behavior. Distinguish between emotion and behavior, thinking vs. reacting, and becomemore comfortable with your emotional landscape. This class will be taught both inperson and remotely via Zoom. 9/19 - 10/24 M 6 - 8 p.m. 102 TMCCMeadowood Center Dahl IntroductiontoHapéand Meditation $69 Materials Fee: $10 Experience an introductory class into meditation with hapé (pronounced ha-peh). Hapé is a preparation of powderedmedicinal herbs, often with a tobacco base, blown up the nose beforemeditation. It is a legal shamanic snuff, considered one of many sacredmedicines from the Amazon used to help calm themind and heal the body. Meditation with hapé can help focus and sharpen themind, clear sinuses of mucus and bacteria, help combat colds and respiratory ailments, and provide a calming, grounding effect. 9/13 - 9/22 T, TH 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. 104 TMCCMeadowood Center Raymond Personalized Perfumes $39 Materials Fee: $20 Make personalized spray and roller perfume scents for every day or therapeutic use. Learn about the benefits of organic essential oils, what blends to use to ease certain symptoms and how to safely handle oils to prevent contamination. Discuss conventional ingredients used in store-bought vs. natural perfumes and how natural ingredients are better for you and the environment. Take home your perfume sprays and roller blends. 9/24 S 10 a.m. - Noon 210 TMCCMeadowood Center Shaffer HOME &GARDEN Backyard Beekeeping $99 Materials Fee: $10 Discover what you need to do to keep happy, healthy and productive bees. Understand the environmental importance of honeybees andwhat it takes to raise them. Gain basic knowledge of beekeeping equipment with hands-on displays. Delve into their biology and husbandry needs, small-scale pest management, food safety, harvesting of bee products and the overall cost of owning a hive. Discuss initial and long-term investment costs. 9/8,9/15 T/TH 6 - 9 p.m. 9/24 S 9 a.m. - Noon 315 TMCCMeadowood Center and TMCC Dandini Campus Beehive Heller-MacNeilage HighDesert GardeningBasics $49 Get better results in your garden by understanding the unique horticultural conditions of Northern Nevada. Save time and money by learning proper pruning of trees, shrubs, perennials and roses to deal with hard soil, harsh weather conditions andwater restrictions. Learn how to improve soil characteristics and discuss the Peavinemyth. Discover how to recognize damage from insects, diseases and cultural problems. Bring your questions and discuss overall maintenance techniques. 9/17 S 9 a.m. - Noon 315 TMCCMeadowood Center Adams WoodI $219 Materials Fee: $30 Transformwood into useful projects by learning how to work safely with a planer, jointer, table saw, hand-held power tools, and various other tools of the woodworking trades. Start bymaking cutting boards from raw lumber, and then continue withmore complex projects limited only by your imagination. In addition, learn about finishing techniques such as sanding, staining, and sealing. 9/14-12/21 W 6:30 - 9:30 p.m. Shop, Clayton Middle School Hayes,Sutherland andMarble WoodII andIII $219 Materials Fee: $30 Enjoy taking your woodworking skills to the next level. Challenge yourself by experimenting with different joineries and newuses of traditional equipment as you work on an individual project of your choosing. Create a unique piece under the guidance of experienced woodworkers, even if it’s just to finish your project fromWood I. 9/14-12/21 W 6:30 - 9:30 p.m. Shop, Clayton Middle School Hayes, Sutherland andMarble Florist Fundamentals $399 Materials Fee: $35 Enter a rewarding fieldwhere you create beauty to express love, welcome a newbaby, remember a loved one, celebrate a wedding, brighten a hospital stay and add the perfect touch to an event. Become a floral handler or design assistant to help others surround themselves with natural beauty through floral arrangements. Get the training you need to start your career in just two weeks. Learn how to identify, care for and handle flowers. In addition, gain hands-on experience creating vase and basket arrangements, boutonnieres, corsages andmore. With the help of a seasoned floral designer at a floral design center, you’ll gain a natural feel for the profession. 9/26 - 10/7 M, T, W, TH, F 1 - 4 p.m. Sparks Florist, Design Center Fiannaca LANGUAGES& CULTURES AmericanSign Language I $139 Explore a unique way to communicate nonverbally with others. ASL is a beautiful and expressive language used by the American Deaf and hard-of-hearing community. Learn the alphabet, numbers, common phrases and questions, and how to structure sentences. Put your new knowledge to use by attending a sign language gathering of Nevada’s Deaf communitymembers and students. 9/24 - 10/29 S 10 a.m. - Noon 200 TMCCMeadowood Center Doyle French $179 Parlez-vous Français? Enjoy learning one of themost romantic and elegant languages. Whether you’re traveling abroad or just want to soundwell-traveled, receive tips on correct pronunciation, beginning vocabulary and verb conjugation, and some basic travel phrases. Practice speaking this melodic language that contributes to its beauty and charm that has built a long cultural history of music, poetry and art. 9/13 - 11/15 T 6 - 8 p.m. 200 TMCCMeadowood Center Bangert GermanforFun andTravel $79 Discover Germany through its language and learn basic conversation to better connect with Germanspeaking people. Journey through cities, nature and culture by learning froman instructor who lived in Germany. Get themost out of your travels by practicingmaking personal introductions, making reservations, ordering food and asking questions. You’ll come away with a better understanding and appreciation for Germany’s culture and customs. 9/10 - 10/1 S 10 - 11:30 a.m. 300 TMCCMeadowood Center Stymelski SEPTEMBER
EPIC (Educational Programs Inspiring the Community) 8 Spanish $189 Start your language learning journey by learning to speak the second largest native language globally. Over 500million people speak Spanish and you can add this language to your communication skills. Practice basic vocabulary and pronunciation, especially complex sounds, through role-playing andwatchingmedia. Use your newfound skills for travel, work or social get-togethers. 9/12 - 11/21 M 6 - 7:30 p.m. 200 TMCCMeadowood Center Aguilar SpanishCultureand Conversation $189 Cultivate a deeper understanding of the Hispanic culture and Spanish language. Connect with people in their native language to build a greater sense of community. Concentrate on dialogue and conversation with other Spanish speakers looking for a practice group to enhance skills and understanding. 9/12 - 11/21 M 7:40 - 9 p.m. 200 TMCCMeadowood Center Aguilar Spanish-English Translationand InterpretationCertificate $599 Materials Fee: $30 Become a professional English Spanish interpreter or translator in this 45-hour career certificate program. This class will provide students with a comprehensive overview of the art of translation. Students will learn the most important parts of translation, methodology and application. Plenty of practice will be provided through in-class presentations, homework assignments and translation projects. Students must be proficient in English and Spanish in oral andwritten forms. This class is facilitated in Spanish by a highly successful, local translation specialist. 9/17 - 12/17 S 9 a.m. - Noon TMCCMeadowood Center Griggs MONEY& INVESTMENTS WhereDidAllMyMoney Go? $59 As your education takes you into the jobmarket, discover the building blocks of financial security. Learn about managing a household budget, ways to avoid the debt trap, how compound and simple interest impacts your savings, and the importance of putting off big shorttermpurchases to produce long-term gain. Get comfortable with income tax withholding and filing tax returns so you start on the right foot financially. 9/19 - 9/26 M 6 - 8 p.m. 104 TMCCMeadowood Center Eddins Blockchainand Cryptocurrency $49 Gain a basic understanding of blockchain and cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Litecoin. Learn how these technology changes have affected howbusinesses are run and pay for products and services. Major companies such as American Express, CISCO and IBMuse the Hyperledger blockchain technology as a low-cost solution, eliminating transaction fees. Discuss the emerging technology, understand its place in themodern world and discover its pros and cons. 9/19 M 6 - 9 p.m. 315 TMCCMeadowood Center Jones Financial Fitness $49 Feel great about your finances by planning for your financial future. Understand the basics of estate planning, college expenses, and company-provided benefits, like 401Ks. Learn about tax efficiency and discover ways tomaximize your investments. Discuss the basics of stocks and bonds, selecting an investment advisor, and choosing the right insurance coverage to protect your family. 9/27 T 6 - 9 p.m. 324 TMCCMeadowood Center DiCenso MakingSenseof Medicare $69 As you approach retirement age, learn to navigate this government maze and ensure yourself a positive experience in your golden years. Learn the fundamental facts to decide what coverage is right for you. Become savvy about eligibility, coverage options, costs and the potential impact of rising health care costs on your retirement savings. Discover the difference between a Medicare Supplement and a Medicare Advantage plan and the Part D prescription leg pitfalls. Prepare now tomake sure you have a happy, healthy and productive life. 9/13 - 9/22 T, TH 2 - 4 p.m. 320 TMCCMeadowood Center Colson StocksandBonds $99 Investing in stocks and bonds can help you to generate additional financial assets. Understand the difference between stocks and bonds and how they generate profit. Manage your assets and understand their roles in themarket. Feel confident navigating the stock market bymaking smarter investment decisions. Discuss the different types of assets and begin thinking about piecing together amix that fits your circumstances and risk tolerance. 9/26 - 10/24 M 7 - 9 p.m. 315 TMCCMeadowood Center Gant MUSIC& PERFORMINGARTS Discover the JoysofOpera $99 Why do somany people love opera? Whether it’s themusic, stories, incredible costumes and sets, or the thrilling emotional power of the human voice, you will enhance your appreciation for themost comprehensive of all art forms by experiencing its greatest music, stories, composers and voices in this entertaining, informative class. 9/13 - 10/11 T 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. 105 TMCCMeadowood Center Gray JazzEnsemble $69 Audition to become amember of this excellent ensemble. Channel your inner Duke Ellington or Benny Goodman by joining a traditional 18-piece big band that plays everything from standard dance bandmusic tomore contemporary melodies. Hone your reading and improv chops as you develop newmusical skills. Note: You must be able to readmusic at an advanced high school level. Current members need not audition. 9/9 - 12/16 F 7 - 9 p.m. 206 TMCC Vista Bldg. Molt PianoforBeginners $89 Materials Fee: $10 Discover the art and fun of learning to play the piano. Start with fundamentals as you explore the keys and fingering positions for playing with both hands. Learn to read sheet music while discovering note values, bars, and tempos. Build skills and gain expert tips onmaking themost of your practice time at home. 9/8 - 10/20 TH 6 - 7 p.m. Steinway Piano Gallery Pratt PianoIntermediate $89 Materials Fee: $10 Enjoy the continuation of Piano for Beginners or Piano for Silver Students in this intermediate-level class. Learn to emphasizeminor scales, chords and bass patterns. Understand how to use accompaniment patterns, sight-readmusic and play by ear. You’ll begin tomaster your musicality skills. 9/8 - 10/20 TH 11 a.m. - Noon Steinway Piano Gallery Pratt PianoI forSilverStudents $89 Materials Fee: $10 Discover the art and fun of learning to play the piano. Start with fundamentals as you explore the keys and fingering positions for playing with both hands. Learn to read sheet music while discovering note values, bars, and tempos. Build skills and gain expert tips onmaking themost of your practice time at home. 9/8 - 10/20 T 10 - 11 a.m. Steinway Piano Gallery Pratt Ukulele $119 No experience required - createmusic using this easy-to-play instrument. Learn the basics, fromfinger positions on the frets to reading sheet music to strumming along to your favorite songs. Discover the styles of rock, country, classical and ensemble pieces. Show off your skills by practicing note and rhythmplaying. 9/15 - 12/15 TH 6 - 7:30 p.m. Music Room, Aria School of Music &Art Holloman Ukulele II $119 Build upon your ukulele knowledge and expand your skills beyond level one. Practice note reading, playing chromatic scales up the neck of the ukulele and formingmovable chord shapes in an ensemble setting. Discuss the importance of I, IV, and V7 chords. Explore harmony, melody and rhythm as you work in the keys of C, F, and Bb. 9/13 - 12/13 T 6 - 7 p.m. Music Room, Aria School of Music &Art Holloman SEPTEMBERwww.tmcc.edu