Utah State University Community Education

Spring Session 2023: February 1 - May 25

BRIGHAM CITY

 

Beginning Bird Watching

Instructor: Patricia Mezza

Tuesdays, 5:15 - 6:15 pm
March 7 - 28
Location: USU Brigham City, 989 S. Main, Room D217
Cost: $35

This beginning bird watching workshop is intended for new and inexperienced birders who are looking to learn how to identify birds by sight and sound using binoculars and field guide. Please bring binoculars and field guides if you have them. Walking shoes and weather appropriate clothing for the field trips (dates decided during workshop). Scopes and cameras would be helpful to bring on field trips.

 

Beginning Pickleball

Instructor: Guy Harris

Wednesdays, 5:15 - 6:15 pm
February 22 - March 29
Location: USU Brigham City, Milton P. Miller Building, 195 W. 1100 S. Room 182
Cost: $35

Pickleball is a sport created for all ages and skill levels. It combines elements of tennis, badminton, and ping-pong into a fun court game that is easy for beginners to learn and challenging enough for competitive play. Pickleball paddles and balls are provided, or purchase is optional.

 

Fly Fishing & Tying 101

Instructor: Bruce Lyon

Wednesdays, 7:00 - 8:30 pm
February 22 - March 29
Location: USU Brigham City, 989 S. Main, Room D217
Cost: $35

You will discover basic fly-tying technique and basic fly-tying patterns common for Mountain West fly fishing. These patterns will provide a beginner fisherman's experience to be simple but efficient at catching high mountain stream sport fish.

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Fly Fishing Experience

Instructor: Bruce Lyon

Wednesdays, 7:00 - 8:30 pm
April 12 - May 17
Location: USU Brigham City, 989 S. Main, Room D217
Cost: $35

 

Gentle Yoga

Instructor: Sara Jackson

Thursdays, 12:00 - 1:00 pm
First Session: January 26 - March 2
Second Session: March 9 - April 13
Third Session: April 20 - May 25
Location: USU Brigham City, 989 S. Main, Room A104
Cost: $35 (per 6-week session)

Experience Gentle Yoga. Relax and enjoy postures that put your body at ease, and bring a sense of peace to the mind. Develop calming breath and restoration while taking some needed time for yourself. Beginners welcome! Bring a mat if you have one, or use one of ours.

 

How to Buy a Home

Instructor: Bonnie Norman Harding

Thursdays, 6:30 - 7:30 pm
February 23 - March 23
Location: USU Brigham City, 989 S. Main, Room D217
Cost: $35

When you have completed this workshop, you will know the steps to buy a home, where you are on the road to homeownership, the tools at your disposal to achieve this goal, and how owning sets you on the path to wealth. Housing investment partners are encouraged to attend together! Please bring a personal laptop (if you have one) and a way to take notes.

 

Quickbooks (QBO)

Instructor: Amanda Bunnell

Thursdays, 6:00 - 7:00 pm
April 13 - 27
Location: USU Brigham City, Milton P. Miller Building, 195 W. 1100 S. Room 152
Cost: $75

Workshop 1: We will review accounting basics, introduce QBO, and learn how to navigate all its features with ease.
Workshop 2: We will talk about mastering workflows and forms, banking, and reconciling.
Workshop 3: We dive into the report center and master custom reporting, and how to expertly analyze the data we have collected.

 

Watercolor: Beginning

Instructor: Lauren Watkins

Tuesdays, 7:00 - 8:30 pm
February 21 - March 28
Location: USU Brigham City, 989 South Main, Room D217
Cost: $35 + supplies (optional)

Learn to paint with watercolors through hands-on lessons teaching brush control, color mixing, wash techniques, and the basics of composition design. Recordings available.

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Watercolor: Intermediate

Instructor: Lauren Watkins

Tuesdays, 7:00 - 8:30 pm
April 11 - May 16
Location: USU Brigham City, 989 South Main, Room D217
Cost: $35 + supplies (optional)

Learn to paint with watercolors through hands-on lessons teaching brush control, color mixing, wash techniques, and the basics of composition design. Recordings available.

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TREMONTON

 

Basic Photography

Instructor: Dan Black

Wednesdays, 6:00 - 8:00 pm
February 8 - 15, March 1 - 8, plus activity day
Location: USU Tremonton, 420 W. 600 N. Room 122
Cost: $35

This course covers the basics of photography with an emphasis on making better pictures. It will include the topics of camera handling, exposure, depth of field, picture composition, lighting, and the use of different equipment. It is desirable to have a digital 35mm camera for the class, but another camera may be used. The focus will be on improving the overall quality of photographs. You will learn concepts in the workshop and then have an opportunity to practice taking pictures. These pictures will be shared with the group and become the basis for photography discussions.

 

Beginning Quilting: Machine Piecing

Instructor: Barbara Foote

Tuesdays, 6:30 - 8:00 pm
February 21 - March 28
Location: USU Tremonton, 420 W. 600 N. Room 122
Cost: $35

Have you told yourself that you would like to eventually try creating a quilt? Now is the time! While attending this workshop, you will learn the basics for creating many different quilt blocks. The principles of fabric selection, cutting and piecing blocks will be learned as part of a beautiful sampler. See you there! Irons and ironing boards will be available for your use in class.

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Project Quilting

Instructor: Barbara Foote

Tuesdays, 6:30 - 8:00 pm
April 11 - May 16
Location: USU Tremonton, 420 W. 600 N. Room 122
Cost: $35

Let’s create beautiful quilts using your sewing machine and special cutting techniques. You should already be familiar with a few quilt piecing skills. Color and design possibilities will be explored along with satisfying results to enjoy for many years. We will be doing two or three projects with possible variations.

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Voice Acting

Instructor: Matt Stewart

Thursdays, 6:00 - 8:00 pm
February 23 - March 30
Location: USU Tremonton, 420 W. 600 N. Room 122
Cost: $35

Learn the wonderful world of Voice Acting from a veteran character actor and full time Voice Artist. The class will focus on the different styles of Voice Acting, as well as where to find work in an increasingly digital world. Even those who are not interested in working in Voice Over can learn how to improve their voice for online meetings or social media. Please bring your preferred note-taking items.

Registration

Register and pay online using PayPal below, or call Bunni Morris. (435) 919-1200. In person seating is limited, register early. 

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* A portion of the Community Education fees are donated toward student scholarships.

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