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CLASSES FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY- SEE WHAT IS UP AND COMING

PRIVATE PILOT GROUND SCHOOL

This Private pilot ground school meets the requirements of the FAA to have 25 hours of ground training to be able to get a Private Pilot License. This class will meet that requirement. This class will prepare the student to take the FAA Written Knowledge test. This class meets twice a week on Tuesdays and Thursdays and requires dedicated home study as well.

DATES: January 22 - March 7, Tuesdays & Thursdays
TIMES: 6-8:30pm
INSTRUCTOR: Eagle Air
TECHNICAL LABS

Between the hours of 8am-4pm we will have a technician at the computer lab waiting for you to bring in your very slow, broken, needing upgrading PC's. We will help you diagnose your problems and teach you how to fix it. Here is a brief listing of things we can help with: Fixing slow or broken machines, upgrading software, data transfer, protecting your PC from virus's and malware, etc.

DATES: Jan 9 or Jan 23, Wednesdays
TIMES: 8am til 4pm
INSTRUCTOR: CEI
SUBLIMATION

Come let your create side come out. Sublimation printing is the process of placing pictures and sayings on Tin boxes, Wooden Boxes, Key chains, coasters, Mugs, License plates, puzzles, etc. Bring us your pictures and we will create a beautiful masterpiece.

DATES: January 14 - 28, Mondays
TIMES: Noon-2:30 or 4-6:30pm
INSTRUCTOR: CEI
WINDOWS 10 - THE BASICS AND A MUST CLASS

They did it again, a new version of Windows and boy is it different from 7. This class will teach you what every computer person needs to know: Terminology, making folders, file management, cut/copy/paste, transfer files from one media to another, customizing Windows, getting data from the internet, plus a whole lot more!

DATES: January 15 - January 29, Tuesdays
TIMES: Noon or 4pm
INSTRUCTOR: CEI
EXCEL MOS CERTIFICATION

This class covers the parts of the spreadsheets and how to navigate through the cells. You will learn how to write simple functions, print, save, close and open files, format the spreadsheet, cut/copy/paste, autofill plus a whole lot more. At the end of the class, you can take the MOS Specialist Exam.

DATES: January 16 - February 27, Wednesdays
TIMES: Noon or 4pm
INSTRUCTOR: CEI
PODCASTS

Everyone is talking about Podcasts, but do you know what they are? Could you find one you are interested in, or could you create one? Come to this class and learn all about them.

DATES: January 17 - January 31, Mondays
TIMES: Noon or 4pm
INSTRUCTOR: CEI
HANDMADE JEWELRY

Handcrafted jewelry is the most beautiful, artistic and unique jewelry in the world and is one of the best ways to express yourself and celebrate your individuality. Handmade jewelry has personality. Learn to create carefully design and assemble by hand while expressing creativity and artistry. Handmade jewelry is the perfect way to commemorate a holiday or other special occasion with unique gifts for family and friends. When you create a handmade gift for someone, the extra thought you put into it shines through and makes the gift truly special. And the Personalized designs offered can make your gift even more meaningful.

DATES: January 12, Saturday
TIMES: 9am til 2pm
INSTRUCTOR: Rhoda Jenkins
THREE OF HEARTS GLASS ART

There are three types of glass art that will be explored in this class, Mosaic, fusing, and stained glass. Students will make a different heart shaped piece of art each week.

DATES: January 30 - February 13, Thursdays
TIMES: 8am or 4pm
INSTRUCTOR: Beth Harrigan
SOCIAL SECURITY

Do you have questions regarding Social Security? Learn about valuable strategies such as “Claim Now, Claim More Later” and “File and Suspend.” Learn how they work. See how Social Security benefits are calculated and the various terms used such as AIME and PIA, and what they mean. Are you worried Social Security may not be there through your entire retirement? We’ll examine the Social Security Trustees’ report which looks at the next 75 years and what you can expect. Did you know that your Social Security benefits may be taxed? We’ll cover when and how much of your benefit will be included in taxable income. Are you considering taking your Social Security benefit while you are still working? We’ll cover what happens if you collect while still employed. Calculate what the best course of action may be for YOU! Have the retirement you deserve.

DATES: January 31, Thursday
TIMES: 9am or 4pm
INSTRUCTOR: Rob Engel
SOLUTIONS AT WORK

This 3 month program consists of 12 weight management sessions and 12 fitness training sessions held at Omni Health and Fitness in Chesterton OR Omni in Schererville.  Each week, participants will meet with a Certified Thin & Healthy Instructor to discuss different topics of nutrition (i.e. Powerful Why, Fat Intake, Portion Control, Metabolic Conditioning). In addition to nutrition education, participants will also meet with a Certified Personal Trainer to learn and discuss different elements of physical activity. Session 1 should be taken before Session 2 as it is a continuation of the program.

DATES: January 29 - April 25, Tuesdays or Thursdays (OMNI Chesterton)
TIMES: 8am or 3:34pm
DATES: January 28 - April 25, Mondays or Wednesdays (OMNI Chesterton)
TIMES: 8am or 3:45pm
DATES: January 26 - April 24, Mondays (OMNI Schereville)
INSTRUCTOR: OMNI
CARDIO FITNESS

What could be better than getting a physical workout? Getting a good workout with friends. This class is designed for all levels of students. The classes consist of HIIT (high intense internal training), Kickboxing, Weights, Boot Camp, Obstacle Courses, Tabata, Cards, Kettle Bell Workouts, Sand Bell Workouts, etc. Come one day a week, 2 days or all 3! Burn 300-550 calories each class. Every day is a different workout…. Those muscles will not be bored! With all the stress you have at work and home, come get some of it out with a great workout. We will also introduce you to healthy Protein Shakes.

DATES: January 23 - March 22, Tuesdays, Thursdays & Fridays
TIMES: TUE-8:30-9:30am, THUR-8:30-9:30am, FRI-8:00-9:00am
INSTRUCTOR: O'Connor Martial Arts Chesterton
INSTAPOT CLASS

Instapots are the newest rage, and for good reason. They are now digital and easier to use. Reduce your cooking time by 40-60%, making delicious and healthy meals. We will be making dishes that we slow cook, steam, and keep warm. We will be making breakfast, lunch and dinner in the classes. If you want to purchase an instapot, the cost will be $60 due the first day of class.

DATES: January 17 - January 31, Thursdays
TIMES: Noon or 4pm
INSTRUCTOR: Chris Turner
ADVANCED ELECTRONICS PART 1

Electronics is presented for anyone interested in the principles of electricity and electrical circuits. Working with electronic devices, motors and other rotating machinery is interesting and challenging, but these tasks also involve certain hazards if people are careless in their work habits. Those who work with electronic equipment must learn the basic principles of safety. Pre-requisites: Must have taken Basic Electronics 1, 2, & 3

DATES: January 16 - February 27, Wednesdays
TIMES: 8am or 3:30pm
INSTRUCTOR: Jimmy Morson
LAWN EQUIPMENT MAINTENANCE & REPAIR

A foot of fresh snow has just fallen and when attempting to start your snowblower, the starter cord snapped. When conditions were a little greener outside, your lawnmower was becoming increasingly hard to get started. Is your lawn equipment letting you down? Why not familiarize yourself with the equipment you own by taking this class and learning how to repair it. Students may bring in mowers, snowblowers, chain saws, and other machines for simple repairs or complete overhauls.

DATES: January 11- March 29, Fridays
TIMES: 8am or 4pm
INSTRUCTOR: Mike Daly
BASIC PLUMBING

This class will help participants on learning about the basics of plumbing. Participants will learn plumbing skills such as sweat soldering of copper tubing and fitting PVC that will aid them in doing home repairs or remodeling techniques, In this class, we will also cover faucet repairs, toilet tank repairs and plumbing maintenance chores that should be performed on a regular basis in the home. Each participant will receive a plumbing repair book that can be referred to in any future challenges

DATES: January 22- May 14, Tuesdays
TIMES: 8am or 3:30pm
INSTRUCTOR: Bill Cameon