North Side Center

North Side Center
Register for North Side Community Education courses by stopping by or calling the North Side Center, or at
the Matrix on the first floor of the Taylor Administration Building. All courses have limited enrollment, and
preregistration is required.
Adult Enrichment Courses
Beyond Beginning Excel
Most computer users can make a spreadsheet, but many are missing out on the tools available to them through a greater understanding of excel.
Learn to create formulas, comparisons, charts and more, which will allow you to organize your work and in the end make your tasks easier. Take
your knowledge of excel beyond beginning!
Wednesday
May 2 to 9
6-8 p.m.
North Side Center
$30
Instructor: Randy Bow
Scratching the Surface!
Got and itch to try a new art medium? Scratchboard art can relieve that creative itch. Scratchboard art uses a hardboard that has been covered with
fine white clay and sprayed with black india ink. The image is scratched through the ink to reveal the white surface below. Instructor Jenny Etches
will guide you in learning scratchboard basics in the first class and will introduce additional scratching tools and the use of color in the second
session. No matter your skill level in drawing, you can achieve a pleasing result. Students must bring and x-acto knife and a fine black marker pen to
class. All other materials are provided by the instructor.
Tuesday
May 8 to 15
6-8 p.m.
Wendell High School
$40 plus $5 material fee paid to the instuctor
Instructor: Jenny Etches
Watercolors with Roy Mason
Wet your brushes and join Roy Mason, award-winning watercolor artist. You’ll learn how watercolor works; how to mix watercolors; and how
shapes, spaces, line movement and color composition work together to make a pleasant, well-balanced painting. This course is for both beginning
and intermediate students. Space is limited to twelve students, so please register early to reserve a spot. Information on supplies will be given at time
of registration. Don’t miss this great opportunity to learn from one of the best. Supply list is available at the CSI North Side Center.
Thursday
May 10 to June 21
6-9 p.m.
Wendell High School
$75 plus supplies
Instructor: Roy Mason
Spinning Yarn By Hand
Low Tech-High Satisfaction: Spinning yarn by hand. Students will learn to assemble an inexpensive drop spindle, spin yarn by hand, and ply the
yarn to make a usable stable yarn. Create beautiful handmade items. Supply fee covers 4oz of spinning fiber and a drop spindle kit.
Thursday
May 10
6-8 p.m.
North Side Center
$20 plus $20 material fee paid to the instructor
Instructor: Desiree Thompson
Intro to iPad
Learn to use the basic features of an iPad. This workshop will cover everything from first setup to accessing the internet, facebook, email, downloading apps and so much more.
Wednesday
May 16
6-8 p.m.
North Side Center
$25
Instructor: Robin Bagent
No-Fear Dyeing
If you can cook a potato, you can dye yarn. Create the color of yarn you want for that special project. Learn to prepare wool yarn for dyeing and
techniques to achieve different colors, variations and patterns. Students are required to bring 8-16oz of natural white/off white 100% wool, alpaca,
mohair, angora or a combination of these fibers.
Saturday
May 19
10 a.m.-1 p.m.
North Side Center
$20 plus $20 chemical fee paid to the instructor
Instructor: Desiree Thompson
Decks and Outdoor Furniture
Discover how to build that dream deck you have been thinking about all spring. As a bonus, we will teach you how to dress up your new deck with
some handmade furniture to match. This class will cover how to lay out a deck, which supplies to use and steps in building your dream deck. Your
instructor is an experienced carpenter.
Friday, 6-8 p.m.
June 1 & 2
Sat., 9 a.m.-noon
North Side Center
$40 plus $15 demonstration fee paid to the instructor
Instructor: Alan Hendry
Run for Your Life
Run for your life and get healthy with this basic introduction to running. Whether you are just getting started as a runner or are training for a race,
you’ll benefit from this class. All levels of fitness are encouraged to join us and start your day out right. Everything from stretching, breathing and
form to setting personal fitness goals will be covered. Learn about the various running apparel that’s available, how to recognize and prevent
injuries as well as pace work on the track and distance work on the road. You will create a running workout that fits your own schedule and
abilities. So don’t wait-“run” on down to the North Side Center and sign up.
Tuesday, Thursday
June 12 to July 19
6-7 a.m.
North Side Center
$50
Instructor: Amy Brinkley
Weave a Scarf
Learn to weave simply as you make a scarf for yourself or as a gift. Learn basic weaving skills, how to calculate yarn requirement, plan color and
color patterning, and the use of basic simple tools to create larger projects. Weaving equipment will be available to use. Students must bring 500
yards of worsted weight yarn.
Saturday
June 16 to 23
9 a.m.-2 p.m.
North Side Center
$50 plus $20 material fee paid to the instructor
Instructor: Desiree Thompson
Conquering Communication Pitfalls
Learn the common issues and actions that break down our ability to communicate effectively. Conquer these pitfalls and learn new ways to
communicate that work toward building healthy relationships.
Tuesday
June 19
6-9 p.m.
North Side Center
$25 plus $5 supply fee paid to the instructor
Instructor: Dr. Ray Goin
Basics of Massage
A professional massage therapist will teach you how to make the most of your “at home” massage. Learn how to target muscles that cause pain or
discomfort and how to treat those you care for with a relaxing massage. Registration in class allows you to bring one friend to learn with and
practice on for free.
Thursday
June 21
6-8 p.m.
North Side Center
$25
Instructor: Joy Garrett
From Your Camera to Your Computer…and More
It’s easy to take pictures on a digital camera but what do you do after your card is full? This class will take you step by step from snap to print.
Learn how to connect your camera to your computer, organize photos and how to utilize online programs to edit and print your photos at your
favorite store from the comfort of your own living room. Students need to bring their camera and USB cord.
Friday
June 29
4-6 p.m.
North Side Center
$15
Instructor: Randy Bow
Computers Made Simple—Microsoft 2010
Learn how to get the most out of Microsoft applications. This class is great for those who are new to Microsoft or updating to newer software. Take
the Word, Excel and PowerPoint classes for a discounted rate.
Wednesday
July 11 to 25
6-8 p.m.
North Side Center
$40
Instructor: Randy Bow
Computers Made Simple—Microsoft Word 2010
This class will help you gain familiarity with Microsoft Word, its uses and its basic functions.
Wednesday
July 11
6-8 p.m.
North Side Center
$15
Instructor: Randy Bow
Computers Made Simple—Microsoft Excel 2010
This class will help you gain familiarity with Microsoft Excel, its uses and its basic functions.
Wednesday
July 18
6-8 p.m.
North Side Center
$15
Instructor: Randy Bow
Computers Made Simple—Microsoft PowerPoint 2010
This class will help you gain familiarity with Microsoft PowerPoint, its uses and its basic functions.
Wednesday
July 25
6-8 p.m.
North Side Center
$15
Instructor: Randy Bow
Internet and Email for Seniors
Almost anything can be performed online these days. Don’t miss out on keeping up with your loved ones or using simple, time saving tools because
you are intimidated by the internet. Learn to look up recipes, directions, events and other convenience items as you instructor shows you how to
utilize some easy to navigate websites. In the second session you will learn how to create and use an email account which can be used for sharing
photos and keeping up with family members who live far away.
Friday
July 13 to 20
3-5 p.m.
North Side Center
$25
Instructor: Randy Bow
Geology of Western National Parks: Yellowstone, the Grand Canyon and Glacier
Take a tour of western parks as we examine and discuss the natural wonders that make them magnificent and unique. Look beneath the trees and
soil to uncover what makes each park so different. This class will provide insight on basic geology terminology, plate tectonics, geographical
features and geologic timelines.
Thursday
July 19
5-8:30 p.m.
North Side Center
$15
Instructor: Jennifer Helms
Basic Beer Brewing
Part home brewing class and part beer appreciation seminar, this class will teach you the methods and tricks to making good quality beer from a
large variety of styles. If you like craft beer and can boil water then this is the class for you. Beer will not be brewed during class session.
Saturday
July 21
1-4 p.m.
North Side Center
$30
Instructor: Justin Baldwin
Tools and Materials
For every project, you need the right tools and the right materials. For most of your basic home repairs, we're going to show you the tools and
materials you should have to complete most jobs, and how to use them. Having the right tools without the right materials is like a sandwich without
bread, it just doesn't work. Don’t be intimidated by home repair anymore!
Thursday
July 26
6-8 p.m.
North Side Center
$20 plus $5 demonstration fee paid to the instructor
Instructor: Alan Hendry
Understanding the Public Land Survey System (PLSS)
The Public Land Survey System (PLSS) is used in every state west of the Mississippi to locate and describe property. Learn how and why the PLSS
was established, how to locate property described by it, and get some tips that will help you locate and map property using online tools. This
course will be useful for real estate and title professionals, mappers, bankers, attorneys, and anyone who wants to understand land descriptions such
as those in land deeds or public notices.
Tuesday
July 31
8 a.m.-noon
North Side Center
$40
Instructor: George Yerion
College for Kids Courses
Kids’ Rockin’ Bowl
Grades 2-5
Bowling is back at the Ranch Bowl in Gooding and once you play this fun game, you’ll be hooked! In this class, you’ll learn the rules of the game,
how to hold the ball, bowling etiquette, and get some tips on how to throw strikes. After the group lesson, the place really gets rockin’ as the lights
go out and the music starts. You’ll also get a small drink and candy from the Ranch Bowl’s snack bar once the group lesson is finished. Please
wear socks.
Saturday
June 9
2-4 p.m.
North Side Center
$10
Instructor: Wayne Bellamy
Saturday
2-4 p.m.
$10
July 21
North Side Center
Instructor: Wayne Bellamy
Almost Homemade
Grades 4-7
Cook with the taste of homemade, but the ease of 21st century convenience. Learn recipes for snacks and meals that YOU will be able to make for
your family.
Monday
June 11
10 a.m.-noon
Gooding County Extension Office
$20 plus $7 supply fee paid to the instructor
Instructor: Wendy Willet
CSI Family STEM Science Night: Food Science!
All ages
Bring the whole family young and old for a fun and hands on night of FOOD SCIENCE! This is one night where Mom and dad won’t tell you not
to play with your food. This class will also contain a short introduction to STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) and give
you some suggestions on how to incorporate STEM concepts into your family’s routine and conversations.
Tuesday
June 12
6-8 p.m.
North Side Center
$9 per person
Instructor: Bill Ebener
Cupcakes for Kids!
Grades 2-6
Practice decorating bugs and animals on cookies and then decorate a cupcake to take home. You’ll learn how to pipe frosting from frosting bags
with different tips, how to use candies and other techniques professionals use.
Thursday
June 21
10:30 a.m.-noon
North Side Center
$15 plus $7 supply fee paid to the instructor
Instructor: Jillian Greenawalt
CSI Science Camp: STEM in Space!
Grades 2-7
Take a fun, out of this world journey with CSI instructors and teachers, as we explore the final frontier through STEM (Science, Technology,
Engineering and Math). You’ll learn about astronomy, rocketry, NASA History, planet geology, life in space and robots through hands on
experiences and grade appropriate activities.
Tues., Wed., Thurs.
June 17-19
1:30-3:30 p.m.
North Side Center
$30
Instructor: Amy Christopherson
NORTH SIDE CENTER
202 14th Avenue East
Gooding, ID 83330
(208) 934-8678 or (208) 732-6461
E-mail: [email protected]
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