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Better Health and Wellness for Senior Adults

Learn how to improve your cardiovascular system, muscle strength and endurance, coordination, and balance. The instructor will combine fitness training with health education to improve your health and wellness. Instructor: Patty Colabucci.

Tuition: $98 (includes $40 in fees*)
Tue, Thu Apr 24-Jun 07 1PM-2:20PM Bain 50+ Center XH-752 7826 #8142
Please note that the tuition and fees for this section are: $88 (includes $40 in fees*).
Tue, Thu Jun 12-Jul 26 1PM-2:20PM Bain 50+ Center XH-752 7827 #8144
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Core Strength From a Chair

Strengthen your abs, obliques lower back and more in this 30-minute core-focused class. All exercises will be done in a chair with the age 50+ population in mind. Flatten and strengthen your abs, stabilize the lower back, improve balance and coordination, enhance flexibility and promote better breathing. Class size is limited, please register early. Instructor: Christy Erwin.

Tuition: $28** (fee based, no waivers)
Tue, Thu Apr 24-May 24 2:25PM-2:55PM Elkridge 50+ Center XE-424 7867 #9181
Please note that the tuition and fees for this section are $25** (fee based, no waivers).
Mon, Fri May 14-Jun 18 10:55AM-11:25AM Bain 50+ Center XE-424 7823 #8131
No class May 21 & May 28; Please note that the tuition and fees for this section are $25** (fee based, no waivers).
Mon, Fri Jul 02-Aug 10 10:55AM-11:25AM Bain 50+ Center XE-424 7823 #9533
No class Jul 16, Jul 20
Mon, Fri Aug 27-Sep 25 10:55AM-11:25AM Bain 50+ Center XE-424 7824 #9970
No class Sep 3; Please note that the tuition and fees for this section are $25** (fee based, no waivers).
Tue, Thu Aug 28-Sep 27 2:25PM-2:55PM Elkridge 50+ Center XE-424 7826 #0178
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History of the U.S. Presidency Part II: 1780s *NEW!*
Although George Washington was the first president under the U.S. Constitution, this country was a loose confederation of states through the 1788. Under the Articles of Confederation, there were 10 other men who served as President of the United States. This course will examine the last five of these presidents, their lives, political careers, and presidential service to the country. The U.S. Presidents under discussion in this class are Richard Henry Lee to Cyrus Giffith. Instructor: Patrick Heline.
Tuition: $64 (includes $45 in fees*)
Sun Jul 08-Aug 05 11:30AM-1:30PM Hickory Ridge 108 XI-364 7829 #9985
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History of World War I: U.S. Involvement *NEW!*
In this course, you will examine and evaluate the United States entrance into World War I, including the events and outcomes of the Great War, from 1917 to 1939. In addition, you will evaluate how the outcomes of World War I laid the foundation for the start of World War II. Topics to be covered include American neutrality and the Zimmerman Telegraph, American involvement in World War I, the peace conference in France, Wilson’s fight for the League of Nations, redevelopment of Germany during the 1920s, and the rise of Adolf Hitler in the 1930s. You will also become familiar with key figures during World War I, such as Woodrow Wilson, John J. Perishing, Warren Harding, John Dawes, Adolf Hitler, and more. Instructor: Stephanie Guerin-Yodice
Tuition: $64 (includes $45 in fees*)
Thu May 31-Jun 21 9AM-11:30AM North Laurel Community Center XI-360 7860 #9039
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Memoir Writing
Stories have always been a part of our existence, before even the written word or oral language. Through story-telling, we convey ideas, thoughts, and emotions. Stories are also how we create meaning from the events in our lives. Join Arthur “Otts” Laupus for this writing workshop to begin or improve the telling of your unique story. Through discussion, writing and prompts, you will gain a better understanding of what makes a good story and why. Upon completion of the course, you will have a collection of stories to share with family and friends.
Tuition: $59 (includes $40 in fees*)
Mon Jun 04-Jul 02 9:30AM-11:30AM Ellicott City 50+ Fitness Center XI-336 7838 #8933
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Optimal Fitness Training for Seniors
Join ACE certified instructor Christy Erwin for a moderate-intensity workout to improve your cardiovascular system, strength, flexibility, coordination, and balance. This class is appropriate for the active senior, and includes low impact aerobic exercise (35-45 mins.) followed by stretching and cool-down. Fifteen minutes is used for improving strength, and using hand weights while seated in a chair. The remaining time is spent on floor exercises for toning muscles and stretching.
Tuition: $88 (includes $40 in fees*)
Mon, Wed, Fri May 14-Jun 18 9:30AM-10:50AM Bain 50+ Center XH-753 7836 #8874
No class May 21 & May 28
Mon, Wed Jul 02-Aug 10 9:30AM-10:50AM Bain 50+ Center XH-753 7834 #9973
No class Jul 4, Jul 16, Jul 18, Jul 20
Mon, Wed, Fri Aug 27-Sep 28 9:30AM-10:50AM Bain 50+ Center XH-753 7835 #0176
No class Sep 3
Tue, Thu Aug 28-Sep 27 1PM-2:20PM Elkridge 50+ Center XH-753 7860 #0177
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Pottery: Form, Function, and Design

The instructor welcomes students of all levels to this class. You will enjoy the opportunity to shape your own creations as you work on a variety of projects. Learn about glazing, hand building, and advanced decorating techniques. The instructor is a professional potter. Limited enrollment; please register early! Instructor: Donna Lansman.

Tuition: $90 (includes $40 in fees*)
Fri Apr 27-Jun 29 10AM-12PM Bain 50+ Center XI-655 7828 #8159
Tue Jun 19-Aug 21 10AM-12PM Bain 50+ Center XI-655 7821 #9541
Fri Jul 06-Sep 07 10AM-12PM Bain 50+ Center XI-655 7822 #9542
Mon Jul 09-Sep 17 10AM-12PM Bain 50+ Center XI-655 7820 #9540
No class Sep 3
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SWEAT (Senior Water Exercise and Aquatic Training)

Are you looking for a way to work out without a lot of impact on your joints? In this class, you can improve physical fitness though exercise in an aquatic environment. A variety of workouts will be used in the shallow as well as the deep end of the pool. Swimming skill is not mandatory, but you should feel comfortable in the water. No tuition waivers for this course. Pool depth begins at 4’.

Tuition: $110** (includes $45 in fees*)
Mon, Wed, Fri Jun 11-Jul 13 9AM-10AM Athletic & Fitness Center XE-154 7894 #0093
No class Jul 4
Mon, Wed, Fri Jun 11-Jul 13 10AM-11AM Athletic & Fitness Center XE-154 7895 #0101
No class Jul 4
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The First Ladies: Louisa Adams to Letitia Tyler

This is the second in a series of courses examining the role of the First Ladies throughout American history. It focuses on the First Ladies from Louisa Adams to Letitia Tyler. Learn about the contributions, political and social influence and lasting legacies of each of our First Ladies. Instructor: Patrick Heline.

Tuition: $64 (includes $45 in fees*)
Sun Aug 12-Sep 16 1:30PM-3:30PM Hickory Ridge XI-137 7836 #0400
No class Sep 2
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U.S. History Through the Decades: 1920s *NEW!*
The 1920s was a decade of exciting social change and profound cultural conflicts. Join instructor Patrick Heline for the first of a two-part course as he examines the United States between 1920 and 1924, from the post-war economic recession to the unprecedented growth and prosperity that came to define the “Roaring 20s.” This progress was signified by the growth of cities, the rise of a consumer culture fueled by the advance of technology, the upsurge of mass entertainment, and liberation from the restrictions of the country’s Victorian past. Part II, in the fall, will cover the years from 1925-1929.
Tuition: $64 (includes $45 in fees*)
Sun Jul 08-Aug 05 2PM-4PM Hickory Ridge 108 XI-373 7830 #0184
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