Event Category: Classes

Medicare Made Clear

There are more Medicare insurance options available than ever before. Finding the right plan requires careful consideration, and we know, an educated consumer will make the right choice. We are here to educate you on your Medicare insurance options. Licensed Sales Representative Carol Cherry discusses multiple plans of varying coverage and cost that can benefit your individual needs.

This seminar is entirely FREE and open to all, no registration is required. Held in the Zimmerman Meeting Room.

For additional information, please contact Samantha at samanthah@dkpl.org or at (815) 756-9568 ext. 1701.

Weather Spotter Course

In conjunction with the National Weather Service, meteorologist Gilbert Sebenste will present a two-hour severe weather spotter course in the Training Room of the DeKalb Police Department on Tuesday, February 26 at 7 p.m. No need to RSVP, but arrive a bit early for check-in and the best seats! Recommended for ages 13 and above.

Learn How to Kayak Workshop

Outdoor Adventures: Learn How to Kayak Workshop

This workshop will introduce you to basic kayaking skills, blending skill instruction with practice. During the 2-hour clinic, we will cover fitting a boat, wet-exit, reentry and rescue techniques as well as paddle strokes and bracing. You can’t find this kind of lesson anywhere but NIU OA! Beginners and first-timers are welcome.  Included in the registration fee is equipment (kayak, paddle, PFD) and hands-on instruction with a student instructor.

Activity Level: Light

Date and time(s): Sun, March 3, 3:00 P.M. – 5:00 P.M.

Registration closes March 1: NIU Students $5.00, Faculty/Staff/Community $10.00

NIU Student Sign Up
Faculty/Staff/Community: Please sign up with the DeKalb Park District

Huntley Middle School – 1515 S 4th St, DeKalb, IL 60115

Floral Design and Watercolor Class

First you will learn how to arrange florals to create an attractive display. Next you will learn how to paint your original design so its beauty can be enjoyed forever. Led by Kishwaukee College faculty members, Janet Gallagher(florals) and Miles Halpern(painting) this workshop will teach the fundamental techniques of floral arrangement and watercolor painting. (Florals, container and watercolor paper are included in the cost. Watercolor brushes will be provided. Watercolor paints will be available for purchase for $5. Participants are welcome to bring their own watercolor paints and brushes.
Location: Kishwaukee College-B1414
HOW TO REGISTER

Yogi Bears Family Yoga

Think adults are the only ones who could use some quiet time or methods to unwind and destress? Imagine if we modeled these types of positive self care methods as a tool for them young. How might that help them manage: change, stress, or navigating through life in general? From home to school or just in their own little worlds…everyone deserves a time and place to, “just be”. Plus, it’s a fresh way to keep active! This class is for everyone. Especially for those who, “Don’t do yoga”. 😉

Join us for a short and sweet 45 min-an hour monthly session open to children (2-6) and family to learn a variety of fun, creative activities to practice healthy self care methods that will extend far into adulthood. Library cards are NOT required! Free to the community! Mats not required. Just wear something comfy 🙂


Conservation Tales

Students and Professors from Ball State University’s Conservation Tales group will visit Midwest Museum of Natural History to discuss writing and illustrating books about conservation for younger readers as well as present a conservation minded activity for school aged visitors and be available for book signings. Be sure to pick up a Conservation Tales book in our gift shop today!

This event corresponds with the Conservation Tales exhibition on view until July 27, 2019 and is funded, in part, by the Mary E. Stevens Concert & Lecture Fund.

You Can Uku-Ukulele Class

Originating in the 19th century as a Hawaiian adaptation of the Portuguese machete, a small guitar-like instrument, the ukulele is currently experiencing a resurgence in popularity!  Love those old classic songs? Love the new ones? The ukulele is a gateway to all kinds of music and loads of fun. Join our hands-on, action-packed class and receive immediate, get-to-know-it, get-to-do-it instruction in ukulele!

Students are welcome to bring their own ukulele or purchase one from the instructor. Please contact Tamara Newquist (tnewquist@kish.edu) to determine if your ukulele is appropriate for the class (if you bought it in a souvenir shop in Hawaii, leave it at home).

$35 class fee includes the lesson and a song book.

$90 class fee includes the lesson, song book plus a ukulele (Kala K-15S) and an electronic tuner.

Location:
 Kishwaukee College

HOW TO REGISTER

Yogi Bears Family Yoga

Think adults are the only ones who could use some quiet time or methods to unwind and destress? Imagine if we modeled these types of positive self care methods as a tool for them young. How might that help them manage: change, stress, or navigating through life in general? From home to school or just in their own little worlds…everyone deserves a time and place to, “just be”. Plus, it’s a fresh way to keep active! This class is for everyone. Especially for those who, “Don’t do yoga”. 😉

Join us for a short and sweet 45 min-an hour monthly session open to children (2-6) and family to learn a variety of fun, creative activities to practice healthy self care methods that will extend far into adulthood. Library cards are NOT required! Free to the community! Mats not required. Just wear something comfy 🙂