Are you looking for continuing education credits, professional development, or personal enrichment classes? The Mid-Plains Center for Enterprise at North Platte Community College invites you to join us in one or more of the following classes.
Grant Resources for Teachers - School cutting your funds? Have an innovative idea for students? Get connected with free, real grant opportunities available to you.
Class will be held Saturday, Oct. 1, from 1to 4 p.m. at the North Campus with Angela Raby as the instructor. Class fee is $25.
Beginning Knitting - Students will learn basic knitting stitches (knit and purl), casting on/off, and a couple of simple stitches such as yarn over and knit two together. The combination of these stitches will enable the student to complete a very basic project such as a dishcloth or scarf. Supplies needed will be knitting needles (size 8, 9, or 10) and cotton or worsted yarn. Students may attend sessions in the evening or afternoon.
Class will be held Mondays, Oct. 3-24, from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. or 7 to 9 p.m. at the South Campus with Jolene Grant as the instructor. Class fee is $30.
Beginner’s Album Making - Come and learn simple techniques to scrapbook those pictures you took over the summer. Learn to complete pages easily. Bring 10-12 pictures around one theme.
Class will be held Tuesday, Oct. 4, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the South Campus with Julie Boettcher as the instructor. Class fee is $39. Fee includes photo album. Please pre-register.
Crochet - Learn new skills in crochet. Students will learn to read crochet symbols, bead crochet, broomstick lace and tanisian, and how to knit and purl.
Class will be held Tuesdays, Oct. 4 to Nov. 8, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the South Campus with Tonya Goff as the instructor. Class fee is $30.
Build it Better - This class is designed for anyone who is considering any type of building project. Topics will cover everything from those individuals considering any project from a shed to a new home. Develop a better understanding of the building process which includes permits, windows, doors, shingles, blueprints and other home improvement projects.
Class will be held Tuesdays, Oct. 4-25, from 7 to 9 p.m. at the North Campus with Todd Roe as the instructor. Class fee is $25.
Freedom From Smoking - Don’t miss this outstanding opportunity to finally stop smoking by attending the American Lung Association’s “Freedom From Smoking” clinic. This class will guide participants through a process to become tobacco free. This class can also be delivered to groups and organizations. A textbook is required and can be purchased on the night of the event.
Class will be held Tuesdays, Oct. 4 to Nov. 8, from 7 to 9 p.m. at the North Campus with Bonnie Kruse as the instructor. Class fee is $89.
Dutch-Oven Cooking – Bring your appetite and prepare to change your idea of the usual Dutch-Oven menu. This class is a great opportunity for Dutch-Oven fans to learn new camp cooking skills with a taste of Italy.
Class will be held Thursday, Oct. 6, from 7 to 9 p.m. at the South Campus with Rick Windham as the instructor. Class fee is $29.
Fall Pumpkin Centerpiece – Create a fun and decorative centerpiece for your fall table arrangement. Students will assemble roses, carnations, pom pons, leather leaf, salal, and wax flowers inside a real pumpkin and finish it off with a festive fall bow.
Class will be held Thursday, Oct. 6, from 7 to 8 pm at the South Campus with Jennifer Gilland as the instructor. Class fee is $29. Registration fee includes materials, although students do need to bring a pair of sharp scissors. Please pre-register.
Couponing 101 – Instructors Andrea Wilson and Lyndsey Douglas will teach you how to match coupons with local grocery store sales, share secrets of saving money including where to find coupons and how to organize them.
Class will be held on Saturday, Oct. 8, from 9 a.m. to noon at the South Campus. Class fee is $25.
Crafting a Compelling Need – In a world where everyone has a hand out, how do you convince donors and grant-makers to fund your cause? Learn the art of compelling others to share your passion for your cause.
Class will be held on Saturday, Oct. 8, from 1 to 4 p.m. at the North Campus with Angela Raby as the instructor. Class fee is $25.
Positive Discipline - Why do children misbehave? Learn how to handle “real world” discipline situations. This class is for caregivers, parents, grandparents and others who spend time with children. We will explore ways to encourage positive responses from children.
Class will be held on Saturday, Oct. 8, from 9 a.m. to noon with Lois Poppe as the instructor. Class fee is $29. This seminar qualifies for three in-service clock hours for licensed child care providers.
Your Life is a Story: Capture it in Writing - This is a workshop to help you get started in writing your life story. You will learn what a life story is, tips and ideas for story topics, and ideas to get you motivated for this wonderful activity. Bring to class pen and paper.
Class will be held on Saturday, Oct. 8 from 1 to 4 p.m. with Lois Poppe as the instructor. Class fee is $35.
For more information or to register, call Crystal Welch at (308) 535-3714 or register online at register.centerforenterprise.com.