Community Education News Posts

EWC Community Education highlights upcoming Miniature Gardens, Terrariums and Fairy Garden class

The Community Education Department at Eastern Wyoming College in Torrington will have a miniature garden, terrariums, and fairy gardens class on Thursday March 30.  This class will be held at Great Gardens from 5:30-7:30 pm and will cost $35.

Miniature gardens, whether in the form of a terrarium container or a fairy garden, are becoming a favored hobby.  Miniature gardening can be done at any age, inside or outside, year round or seasonally, in an expensive container or even in an old shoe.  The art of miniature gardening is only limited by your imagination.  A mini-garden can be elaborate and fancy or simply plain.  In this hands-on class you will be introduced to a variety of plants that lend themselves well to miniature gardening and you will create your own basic mini-garden to take home.

To register for this class or any other class please call 307.532.8323.

EWC Highlights the Art of Decorative Wheat Weaving class

The Community Education office at Eastern Wyoming College in Torrington is offering Art of Decorative Wheat Weaving class. This class will be held on Monday and Tuesday April 24, 25, and May 1, 2, from 6:00 – 8:00 pm. This class will be held in the Community Training Center and the cost is $25.

Wheat Weaving is an ancient cross-cultural tradition practiced in many parts of the world—Europe, Africa, North & South America, and now Torrington. The act of wheat weaving is repetitive, requiring only a gentle focus, and can be a deeply meditative experience.  You will be surprised at the beautiful art objects you can make. Since wheat harvest is long past, there will be wheat kits available for purchase.

To register for this class or others, contact the EWC Community Education office at 307.532.8323 or stop by at 3200 West C Street in Torrington.

EWC highlights upcoming Community Education classes

The Community Education office at Eastern Wyoming College in Torrington is offering the following classes.

SPRING & SUMMER QUILTED TABLE RUNNER
Instructors:  Goshen County Quilters Guild Members

Make a quilted table runner in one day!  All fabric and thread supplied in kits, you simply select your favorite color scheme for spring and/or summer.  You will need to bring your own sewing machine with bobbin in good working order & a ¼” presser foot and basic sewing supplies—2 new sharp or quilting sewing machine needles,8-10 medium safety pins, lead pencil or fabric marker, hand-sewing needles, seam ripper, scissors, ruler (clear plastic or quilting).  Must have some basic sewing experience.  Plan on bringing your own lunch, beverages & snacks.  Depending on enrollment there may be additional kits for purchase.

This class will be held Saturday, March 25, from 8:30am – 4:00 pm and the cost is $50 which includes fabric and thread kit.

OUT ON A LOOM:  Introduction to Loom Beading
Instructor:  Sandy Hoehn

Loom beading is an incredibly beautiful and versatile craft.  Instead of stringing a single strand of beads, loom beading allows you to make intricate patterns, even if you don’t have much or any experience with this type of beading.  With a bead loom you can make hat bands, bracelets, wrist cuffs, belts, and much more.  And to get you started right, your class fee will include a beginner’s kit including a bead loom, needles, thread, and 1,000 seed beads.

This class will be held on Mondays, March 27 through April 27 from 6-8:00 pm and the cost is $50.

SPRING COOKIE FRENZY
Instructor:  Donna White

Kids, celebrate spring! Make and decorate some cookies.  Yep, you and your mom or dad, or better yet, both, will mix up an easy roll out cookie recipe, cut out springy shapes, bake and decorate. This class is limited to 12, so don’t wait sign up.  All supplies are provided.   Bring a lidded container or small box to take your spring cookie creations home with you.

This class will be Saturday, April 8 from 1-4:00 pm and the cost is $25.

To register for these classes or others, contact the EWC Community Education office at 307.532.8323 or stop by at 3200 West C Street in Torrington.

EWC Highlights upcoming Hunter Safety class

The Community Education office at Eastern Wyoming College in Torrington will be having a Hunter Safety class Monday through Saturday April 3-8 from 5:30-8:30 pm and Saturday from 9 am – noon.  The cost of this class is $25.

Wyoming Hunter Safety Certification—is required for all hunters born after 1966, or for hunting in certain parts of Wyoming; ages ten years and older recommended; must attend 12 hours of instruction and complete a test.

Scholarships are available and provided by the Goshen County 2-Shot Goose Hunting committee for students 8-17 residing in Goshen County who pass the test. Materials will be provided at the first class.

To register for this class, participants are required to register on-line at wgfd.wyo.gov/education

For more information contact the EWC Community Education office at 307.532.8323.

EWC Highlights Volleyball Spring Training

The Community Education office at Eastern Wyoming College in Torrington is offering the 3rd annual Volleyball Spring Training.

Lady Lancers Head volleyball coach, Julie Sherbeyn will be coaching spring training for all area girls and boys ages 10-14 who are interested in improving their volleyball skills. This spring training series offers opportunities to develop fundamental volleyball techniques including serving, passing, setting, hitting, blocking, digging and serve receive.  Participants will also receive training in game concepts such as position play and defensive & offensive strategies.

This camp will be held Mondays and Thursdays beginning on March 27, through April 10 from 6:30-8:00 pm. The cost is $45 and includes a t-shirt.

To register for this spring training or other classes, contact the EWC Community Education office at 307.532.8323 or stop by 3200 West C Street in Torrington.

EWC announces date and time changes for upcoming youth classes

The Community Education office at Eastern Wyoming College in Torrington announces date changes and time change for the following youth classes.

Due to conflicts with the instructor’s schedule wee ball basketball for ages 4 to 6 will be held on March 18, 25 and April 8 and 22nd. The class times will be the same. 4-5 year olds at 10-11:00 am, and 6 year olds at 9-10:00 am.

The spring Cookie Frenzy class time on April 8 has been changed to 1:00-4:00 pm.

To register for these classes or other classes, contact the EWC Community Education office at 307.532.8323 or stop by at 3200 West C Street in Torrington.

EWC offering CPR/First Aid/AED class

Eastern Wyoming College is now accepting registrations for an American Heart Association CPR/First Aid/AED class.  This class will be held on Saturday, March 4, 2017, 8:30 am in the Community Training Center on the Torrington Campus.  The cost of this class is $50.

To register please call 307.532.8323 or stop by 3200 West C Street.

EWC Highlights Upcoming Community Education Party Planning & Creative Events class

The Community Education office at Eastern Wyoming College in Torrington is offering a Party Planning and Creative Events class. This class will be held on Saturday, March 4, 2017 from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm and the cost is $25.

Great parties take great planning.  Instructor Erika Stupak has a long history of planning awesome parties.  From a “mustache party” to a “superhero party” to a sit down dinner party for 25 people!  Erika will share creative tips on how to develop an idea (from what you know), working with any budget (big or small), looking for a venue, where to look for theme-based party decorations that fit your budget, selecting who to involve in planning and set-up, and how to bring it all together to make that special day an extraordinary event to be remembered by all. Erika will share pictures of some of her memorable parties just to encourage you to think outside the box when planning your next event. Although not necessary, participants are encouraged to bring an iPad or laptop to this class.

To register for this class or others, contact the EWC Community Education office at 307.532.8323 or stop by at 3200 West C Street in Torrington.

EWC Highlights change to the Upcoming basic Handgun Proficiency class

The Community Education office at Eastern Wyoming College in Torrington announces a Handgun Proficiency class to be held on Saturday, April 1, 2017 with a cost of $100. The class will be held on the Torrington campus in Tebbet room 131 from 8:00 – 10:00 am and the remainder of the class will be held at the TPD firing range.

Whether you are simply wanting to develop or improve your handgun safety skills and proficiency, or intend to apply for a Wyoming Concealed Carry Permit, this class will meet your needs. TPD Sgt. Connelly will provide instruction on core fundamentals of handgun safety, proper handling, transportation and storage, as well as handgun shooting specifics such as proper stance, correct grip, sight alignment, proper trigger press, and sight picture. All participants in the class will experience a 2 hour session of classroom instruction with the remainder of this one day class participating in live-fire range sessions. Participants are responsible for providing their own handgun, holster and ammunition. Holsters, eye protection, ear protection and a hat with a brim are required equipment for the live-fire range sessions.  Plan on bringing water, and snacks to the range.

To register for this class or others, contact the EWC Community Education office at 307.532.8323 or stop by 3200 West C Street in Torrington.

 

 

EWC to host Making the Best of the Job Expo Workshop

Eastern Wyoming College presents a Job Expo workshop on Saturday, March 4th from 1-4:00 pm in Torrington, Wyoming. This workshop is free and open to the public.

If you are planning on attending the EWC Job Expo, you will want to make sure you get the most out of it. This free class will give you the opportunity to fine-tune your resume and learn how to present the best you and make that critical first impression. Bring a copy of your resume if you have one.

A Certified Career Development Facilitator will instruct you on:

What to expect at the Expo
How to approach and interact with employers
How to dress for the Expo
Developing a “60 second commercial” about yourself
Identifying key skills and talents

Please contact Donna White at 307.532.8323 to register or for more information.