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Interested in going 'on-air'? In this hands-on course, learn the fundamentals of radio programming, including running the mixer and mics, planning for music/talk shows and developing your own style.

September 30, 2017 to October 1, 2017, BEC 0154 ( No seats currently available )
September 30, 2017 to October 3, 2017, BEC 0154 ( No seats currently available )
September 30, 2017 to October 5, 2017, BEC 0154 ( No seats currently available )

If you're 15-18 years old, you can train to volunteer for KPOV High Desert Completing this class will qualify you to host the Youth Radio Hour on KPOV.
With the restoration of diplomatic relations between the United States and Cuba in late 2014, Cuba shifted from a forbidden land of mystery and intrigue into a fascinating and unexplored destination for many Americans. Get a taste of the rough-edged adventure Cuba offers, whether you are planning a trip there or not.
Equine Facilitated Learning (EFL) is an innovative and respected technique in the realm of personal and professional development. In this unique and effective class, you will work outside on the ground (no riding) with horses to explore your own skills with non-verbal communication, empathy and listening, body awareness, boundaries, confidence and leadership.
Equine Facilitated Learning (EFL) is an innovative and respected technique in the realm of personal and professional development. In this unique and effective class, you will work outside on the ground (no riding) with horses to explore your own skills with non-verbal communication, empathy and listening, body awareness, boundaries, confidence and leadership.
Disasters occur in many forms and the only certainty is that they will happen. The Emergency/Disaster Preparedness & Resilience Conference helps those in the Care Community to prepare for disasters and emergencies, regardless of the type.

This course contains no sessions at this time.

Learn the skills necessary for getting, keeping, and being successful in any job including retail, food and beverage, and general labor. Must be 16+ to register.

This course contains no sessions at this time.

Whether you're a novice or professional writer, the foundational fiction-writing techniques learned in this class will help you improve your writing skills and better understand how a story works.
Sharpen your woodworking skills. Whether you are a hand tool user or power tool user, starting your first project, or looking to push yourself to the next level, this class is for you. Learn about shop safety, sharpening, tool use and maintenance, wood selection, and more.
Navigate the backcountry with new technology and accuracy. Learn basic operating features of hand-held Global Positioning System (GPS) receivers through classroom exercises and field practice.
Prepare to discuss the world. For over 60 years, Great Decisions has inspired citizens to discover, discuss and decide how some of the world's greatest challenges can be met.

This course contains no sessions at this time.

Part One is a great foundation for anyone considering owning a horse, volunteering or working with horses. You will cover communication with horses, horse perspective, herd dynamics, your leadership skills, handling, and safety.

Saturday, September 23, 2017, Bend Horse Talk ( No seats currently available )

For those who have taken Part One & anyone who is familiar with working with horses. Add to your knowledge - Part Two offers more in-depth information on how to intelligently choose a horse and what it takes to care for a horse.
This two-part class is great for anyone considering purchasing a horse, taking riding lessons or anyone with an interest in horses. Liability form required.
This six-week series of comprehensive topics will inform, stimulate thinking, and offer an opportunity to explore various subjects in a survey format. The topics change each week and range from history to travel, adventure to world affairs, art to science and more.
Learn the basic features of topographic maps and a magnetic compass. Get more out of your outdoor pursuits by understanding the details of integrating the use of a compass and map.
You and your pet can bring unconditional love and proven psychological and medical benefits. Pet Partners Therapy Animal Program is a great way to volunteer with your pet for visiting animal programs.

This course contains no sessions at this time.

This workshop provides factual, non-sensational, well-vetted training that has garnered national awards. You will learn about and discuss Central Oregon disaster hazards and get sensible suggestions on how to mitigate those hazards, save lives, reduce injuries, and make practical plans ahead of time.
Experience a uniquely dynamic, introspective, and transformative process that asks the most important life questions. This class will empower you to access your own inner wisdom, power and passion.
Everyday we are in professional and personal situations with people who are different than us. Whether it's working with Millennials and Baby Boomers, or within hierarchies, or even with others who have strong philosophical differences, we will all be more successful if we can develop empathy and appreciation for other perspectives.
Buddha taught that we all have a naturally conscious and loving presence. However, we get distracted by our reactions to life situations and develop habits of mind that overshadow our original nature.
Have coffee with COCC Community Learning and discover something new about yourself, the world and your community. Join us the second Tuesday of the month for a presentation on topics that will expand your mind, ignite your creativity and broaden your horizons.

October 10, 2017 to June 12, 2018, CHLAB 301 ( No seats currently available )

Write It Down explores the art of telling your story. Using a proven program of short structured writing assignments, students will discover ways to remember, organize, record and share important events in their lives.

September 19, 2017 to November 21, 2017, DPLSI ( No seats currently available )

Do you have a yearning to write but don't know where to start? Or maybe you already write but have trouble sticking with it? This workshop will help you gain the necessary tools to cultivate a consistent writing practice in your life.
Students will learn how to take a fiction manuscript from draft to published work. This course will compare and contrast different publishing methods available to everyone, teach the process and necessity of editing, interior and exterior layout and design, building the author's brand, and marketing the published book.

This course contains no sessions at this time.