Buti Yoga, Tennis, Pottery, Build a Picnic Table

Wheel Pottery on Mon's OR Thurs'

5 Mondays, 6-9 pm, Apr 17 - May 15, $105

5 Thursdays, 6-9 pm, Apr 20 - May 18, $105

This class offers a hands-on introduction to techniques for throwing pottery on the wheel. Students will work independently with guided practice from the instructor. Beginning and intermediate students are welcome. Students will learn to fire and glaze their pottery as well.

Taught by Marie Stevenson

Marie Stevenson has been teahing pottery to youth and adults alike for over 20 years.

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Woodworking for Beginners & Beyond

4 Wednesday's, 6-9 pm, Apr 19 - May 10, $80

Learn how to safely use both hand and power woodworking tools by building a small project or two of your choice. Make use of the fantastic equipment available in the Park High shop. Equipment to be presented includes: table saw, planer, jointer, cut-off (compound miter) saw, band saw, radial arm saw and planer sander and more. Class will be geared towards meeting each individual's needs. Students will pay instructor directly for selected project materials; bring your checkbook and get ready to get dusty!

Taught by Jamie Isaly

Jamie Isaly has been working with wood his whole life. He currently teaches at Park High School.

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Foundations of Investing

1 Tuesday, 6-9 pm, April 18, 6-9 pm, $15

This class is a 3 hour educational program geared to people who want an overview of investing, including key terms and investment types. Foundations of Investing covers the basic features of bonds, stocks and mutual funds, and the importance of asset allocation. The seminar is designed specifically to help you become a more educated investor and help you work towards reaching your unique goals. There will be plenty of time for hands-on learning and questions.

Taught by Stephanie Cunningham

Financial Advisor with Edward Jones, Series 7 & 66 Licensed, Life & Health Insurance Licensed.

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Microsoft Word

4 Thursdays, 6-8 pm, May 4-25, $40

Memos, resumes, brochures, form letters... Flyers, posters, post cards, newsletters... Microsoft Word and similar word-processing programs are how the business and professional worlds communicate. In this class, we will use Word to create neatly formatted and richly illustrated documents. This class will cover all the beginning-to-intermediate skills you will need both at work and at home. Concepts taught will easily apply to other word-processing programs as well, such as Open Office, WordPerfect, etc. The class is hands-on, using one of Park High’s computer labs.

Taught by Denis Ouellette

Denis Ouellette has been working in a professional capacity with Microsoft Word and the Microsoft Office suite since they first came out in the 1990s. He is currently a publisher and editor of a health magazine, using these programs and other desktop publishing tools daily.

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Coaching Basics

1 Sunday, 9 am - 2 pm, May 7, $25

If you are a coach, would like to be a coach, or just have an interest in learning about coaching athletics, this class is for you. Scott Rosberg, former Athletic Director & Boys’ Basketball Coach for Park High School and current SGMS Boys’ Basketball Coach, is teaching a five-hour class on the basics of coaching. Whether you are coaching high school, junior high, elementary/youth sports, or you are just interested in learning about coaching, this class will help you gain a better understanding of this extremely important role in young peoples’ lives.

Taught by Scott Rosberg

Scott Rosberg runs his own website called Coach with Character. Scott has been speaking with Proactive Coaching for six years. He has been a coach at the high school level for over 25 years, an English teacher for 18 years, and an athletic director for 11 years. He has coached both boys and girls of all ages in basketball, football, and soccer in Illinois, Montana, and Washington.

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Publish Your First Book

4 Thursdays, 6-8 pm, April 6-27, $40

Are you a first-time author, or would you like to be? This will be a valuable overview of the many skills and industries involved. These include: Manuscript writing in Word, successful fiction and non-fiction word-crafting, editing, proofreading, typesetting, book layout, cover design, and illustrations. Preparing blurbs, endorsements and marketing materials. Procuring the ISBN, bar code and copyrighting. Getting printer quotes. Working with Amazon, Kindle, Nook and iBook to publish as an e-book. We'll explore your options for Print On Demand, Google eBookstore, and short-run printing. And finally, we'll explore your sales and marketing options for self-promotion (getting online and in-print interviews and reviews, etc.).

Taught by Denis Ouellette

Denis Ouellette is currently the creator of a health magazine, "Natural Life News & Directory" and the author and self-publisher of his own book entitled "Heal Yourself." He has functioned as a publishing consultant, editor and graphic artist for 17 years and has taken many first-time authors all the way through from their raw manuscripts to a finished and printed book (and e-books).

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Your Big Fat Greek Dinner

1 Saturday, 1-4 pm, May 13, $35

Rebecca will teach you how to make a spanakopita, greek salad and kourabiedes. Spanakopita is a traditional greek dish made with phyllo pastry and served as a meal or to compliment a leg of lamb. There are many variations of greek salad, we will focus on items a Greek farmer might have on hand such as tomatoes, cucumbers, onion, feta and olives. Kourabiedes are a simple yet tasty cookie typically made during the holidays but can be part of any celebration. Bring containers because you will have plenty of this yummy food to take home with you!

Taught by Rebecca Sulages

Rebecca Sulages has been cooking and experimenting with Greek food for over 25 years. Marrying into a Greek family (watching “My Big Fat Greek Wedding” explains a lot) has taught her to appreciate the beauty of simple ingredients and the importance of a family meal. After years of sharing Greek meals with friends and being told how yummy her creations are she thinks it is about time to share her love of cooking and Greek food!

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Buti Yoga

5 Mondays, 6-7 pm, Apr 24 - May 22, $25

Buti Yoga is a soulful blend of power yoga, cardio tribal dance and plyometrics. Buti was founded by 7 years ago by instructor Bizzie Gold. Buti Yoga is taught in 22 countries and 35 states, and now Montana! This practice will help you focus, clear your mind, tone the core from the inside, sweat like crazy and get healthy. We in the buti community also focus on clean, healthy eating to strengthen our bodies and souls. Get ready to sweat, laugh and transform yourself from the inside out!

Taught by Betsy Stahlman

Betsy is 47 years old and discovered Buti Yoga this past fall and fell immediately in love! When she hit her 40s she realized crossfit, running and skiing were great, but she needed more yoga and stretching and came across buti and never turned back. She jumped at the very first Buti Yoga certification in Montana this winter. This practice has changed her life, her attitude and her body.

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Woodworking: Build a Picnic Table

3 Thursdays 5-7 apr 27- may 11, $45

Learn some basic woodworking skills and tool use while making a wooden picnic table with attached benches for your back yard, summer cabin, or anywhere you choose to picnic. Students will lay out, cut, and assemble the necessary lumber needed to build your own hand made picnic table. Students can choose between 2 different sized tables: The standard adult size, a 6” long table, or a mid-sized table 4’ long that is designed with children in mind, but can accommodate adults as well. These tables are very sturdy and will last for many years to come. Students will utilize a miter saw, drills, screw gun, sanders, and specialized jigs in a production like setting to produce their tables.

Taught by Jamie Isaly

Jamie Isaly has been working with wood his whole life. He currently teaches at Park High School.

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Tennis for Beginners

4 Thursdays, 6-7:30 pm, Apr 20 - May 11, $40

Would you like to learn the sport of tennis? Come out and learn with your fellow beginners! We will meet in the Sleeping Giant Middle School gym. Rackets and balls will be provided. All you need are some athletic shoes and a willingness to try something new. The class size is limited to 8 people!

Taught by Russell Counter

Russell Counter has coached and played competitive tennis for 35 years. He is currently an assistant coach for the boys' and girls' team at Park High School.

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