Upcoming Extended Education classes for employees

NMC’s tuition waiver benefits extend beyond credit classes—take a fitness class, learn a new hobby, or even enjoy a date night with your partner. Check out these upcoming classes! Place the class in your shopping cart in order to see the discount. 

Want to view upcoming classes at a glance? View the NEW Calendar of Classes.

Date Night: Paris in SpringtimeNMC Extended Education french cooking class
Tuesday, June 4; 6-9 p.m.
Employee price: $46 for two people (public price $175)
Celebrate the wonders of spring with the tantalizing flavors of French cuisine. Learn how to properly cook salmon and make an accompanying white wine pan sauce. Experience making herbed butter, savory soufflés, lemon mousse, and more! This will be a fun meal to prepare and a delicious one to share with someone special.
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Weight StrengtheningExtended Education weight strengthening class at NMC
16 sessions; Tuesday/Thursdays, June 18-August 15; 7-8 a.m.
Employee price: $25 (public price $175)
Aerobic exercise is not enough to keep the body well-conditioned; research shows the need for the addition of weekly weight strengthening. We will focus on all major muscle groups resulting in increased strength, better posture, greater mobility, improved metabolism, and a slowing of the development of osteoporosis. All levels are welcome.
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Botany Tour of Lost Lake BogNMC Extended Education bog botany tour
Friday, July 12; 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
Employee price: $22 (Public price $75)
Investigate the plants that make sphagnum bogs their homes, such as orchids, carnivorous plants, and ericaceous plants. We will discuss the unique biogeochemistry of bog ecosystems, how they form, and the special adaptations plants have made. Prepare for moderately difficult walking on uneven terrain and wet feet. Bring water, proper footwear (old closed-toe shoes or muck boots), and a magnifier.
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Upcoming Extended Education classes for employees

NMC’s tuition waiver benefits extend beyond credit classes—take a fitness class, learn a new hobby, or even enjoy a date night with your partner. Check out these upcoming classes! Place the class in your shopping cart in order to see the discount. 

Want to view upcoming classes at a glance? View the NEW Calendar of Classes.

Date Night: Social Partner DanceNMC Extended Education date night dance class
4 sessions; Thursdays, May 16–June 6; 6:15–8 p.m.
Employee price: $32 (public price $199)
Have you always wanted to dance, already love to dance, or have a wedding or event coming up where dancing is expected? Perhaps you’re looking for a new date night activity? Here’s a fun Thursday night answer. Learn to connect with a partner and be able to dance to any kind of music—to listen, co-create, trust, and become a better dancer.
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Explore Pen & WatercolorNMC Extended Education watercolor class
2 sessions; Wednesdays, June 5 & 12; 6:30–9 p.m.
Employee price: $39 (public price $99)
Have you dabbled in sketching or watercolor painting? Are you an addicted doodler? Are you intrigued about adding an illustrative perspective to your work? Join Jan Oliver, watercolor artist, and look at nature, close up, and capture what you see using pencil, pen, and watercolor paint.
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Date Night: Spring Farmers MarketNMC Extended Education spring market class
Wednesday, June 12; 6 – 8:30 p.m.
Employee price: $46 for 2 people (Public price $175)
Ready to ditch the grocery store blues and embrace the bounty of spring? Grab your partner, parent or friend and learn how to transform farmers market finds into delicious plant-powered plates. An optional glass of wine may be purchased at registration.
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Upcoming Extended Education classes for employees

NMC’s tuition waiver benefits extend beyond credit classes—take a fitness class, learn a new hobby, or even enjoy a date night with your partner. Check out these upcoming classes! Place the class in your shopping cart in order to see the discount. 

Want to view upcoming classes at a glance? View the NEW Calendar of Classes.

Functional FitnessNMC Extended Educational Services Functinal Fitness Class
12 sessions; Tuesdays & Thursdays May 14 – June 20; 6–6:45 a.m.
Employee price: $32 (Public price 175)
Early bird exercisers, this one’s for you! Join IT guru and fitness fanatic, Kyle Morrison, for this early morning workout that blends flexibility, strength training, aerobics, posture improvement, and breathing techniques to increase overall fitness and enhance recovery. Participation in this class will be alongside others with similar goals, abilities and limitations – a personalized experience unique to each individual. Utilize a mix of boxing, kettlebells, and bodyweight exercises, ending with a total body stretch to promote recovery.
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Knife SkillsNMC Extended Education Knife SKills class
Tuesday, May 14; 6–9 p.m.
Employee price: $34 (public price $99)
The first step in becoming a confident home chef is choosing the best knife for the job! Chef Les Eckert will guide you in honing important knife skills. Work with carrots, celery, cauliflower, red peppers, tomatoes, garlic, herbs, lemon, and avocado using the methods of julienne, dice, concasse, zest, juice, roast, blanch, mince, and chiffonade. Following knife work, you will prepare and eat a meal as a class.
Register here

Barre ExpressNMC EES Barre Express
5 sessions; Fridays, May 31 – June 28; 12–12:45 p.m.
Employee price: $34 (Public price $75)
Rajkovich Physical Education Building (#16 on campus map)
Looking for a quick lunchtime workout? Whether you are new to fitness or you’ve danced for many years, get ready for a fun way to strengthen your entire body!
Register here

 

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Upcoming Extended Education classes for employees

NMC’s tuition waiver benefits extend beyond credit classes—take a fitness class, learn a new hobby, or even enjoy a date night with your partner. Check out these upcoming classes! Place the class in your shopping cart in order to see the discount. 

Want to view upcoming classes at a glance? View the NEW Calendar of Classes.

Fitness ConditioningNMC Extended Education fitness class
16 sessions; Mondays & Wednesdays, April 29 – June 26; 5:30–6:30 p.m.
Employee price: $30 (Public price $249)
Condition your entire body by using a variety of modalities like Pilates, yoga, strength training, and cardio. By using many different types of exercises that incorporate flexibility, strength, and resistance, you will build strength, agility, and power. Each hour-long class will challenge your mind and body, since no two classes are the same. Low impact modifications will be offered.
Register here

Podcasting 101NMC EES class podcasting 101
Wednesday, May 8; 6:30–7:30 p.m.
Employee price: $24 (public price $99)
Have you been thinking of creating a podcast but aren’t sure where to start? Maybe you find the technology intimidating or aren’t sure how to interview guests. We make it easy for you by giving you guidance and the tools you need to start your podcast the right way. Join us as we discuss the best ways to get started in the podcast world!
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Barre ExpressNMC EES Barre Express
5 sessions; Fridays, May 31 – June 28; 12–12:45 p.m.
Employee price: $34 (Public price $75)
Rajkovich Physical Education Building (#16 on campus map)
Looking for a quick lunchtime workout? Whether you are new to fitness or you’ve danced for many years, get ready for a fun way to strengthen your entire body!
Register here

 

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Upcoming Extended Education classes for employees

NMC’s tuition waiver benefits extend beyond credit classes—take a fitness class, learn a new hobby, or even enjoy a date night with your partner. Check out these upcoming classes! Place the class in your shopping cart in order to see the discount. 

Want to view upcoming classes at a glance? View the NEW Calendar of Classes.

PickleU 20-class passNMC Extended Education pickleball class pass
NEW! NMC exclusive pass
Employee price: $40

Experience the thrill of pickleball at its finest with Pickle U’s exclusive 20-time Employee Pass! Whether you’re a seasoned player or new to the game, this pass is tailored to offer you an unparalleled pickleball experience. Purchase includes an introductory lesson, 20 one-hour court sessions, and rental equipment.
Purchase pass

NMC Extended Education Great Lakes Children's Museum passGreat Lakes Children’s Museum family pass
NEW! NMC exclusive pass
Employee price: $37
The Great Lakes Children’s Museum provides a fun and interactive educational environment for the entire family. This NMC pass enables membership at the Great Lakes Children’s Museum for your family (anyone who resides in your home): unlimited museum admission along with invitations to special members-only events, a 10% discount at the Museum Store, and discounts on birthday parties, workshops, and special event programs.
Purchase pass

Fitness ConditioningNMC Extended Education fitness class
16 sessions; Mondays & Wednesdays, April 29 – June 26; 5:30–6:30 p.m.
Employee price: $30 (Public price $249)
Condition your entire body by using a variety of modalities like Pilates, yoga, strength training, and cardio. By using many different types of exercises that incorporate flexibility, strength, and resistance, you will build strength, agility, and power. Each hour-long class will challenge your mind and body, since no two classes are the same. Low impact modifications will be offered.
Register here

Passport to Italy: PrimaveraNMC Extended education Italian cooking class
Thursday, May 2; 6–9 p.m.
Employee price: $37 (Public price $99)
Join us as we explore the food of a few of Italy’s twenty regions through the bounty of springtime. Using fresh, local produce such as asparagus, wild ramps, and rhubarb we will make a spread of inspired, Italian dishes.
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Upcoming Extended Education classes for employees

NMC’s tuition waiver benefits extend beyond credit classes—take a fitness class, learn a new hobby, or even enjoy a date night with your partner. Check out these upcoming classes! Place the class in your shopping cart in order to see the discount. 

Want to view upcoming classes at a glance? View the NEW Calendar of Classes.

Unlock the Art of MetalworkingNMC metalsmithing EES
Thursday, April 25–Friday April 26; 5–8 p.m. & Saturday, April 27; 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Employee price: $47 (Public price $225)
Two spots left!
Join NMC Ceramics instructors and dive into the captivating world of metalworking with this introductory course designed to ignite your imagination and hone your skills. Make your very own rain chain! Whether you’re a beginner or an intermediate student, this 3-day workshop is your gateway into unraveling the mysteries of metal.
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NMC Passport to Italy Mediterranean cuisinePassport to Italy: Mediterranean Cuisine in a Northern Michigan Kitchen
Thursday, April 25; 6–9 p.m.
Employee price: $37 (Public price $125)
Celebrate Earth Day by featuring some ingredients from our local farms: Idyll Farms goat cheese, Lakeview Hill Farm produce, Leelanau Cheese Company, Mycopia mushrooms, and more. You will be amazed by what wonderful Italian dishes you can make with our local spring bounty.
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Date Night! Food & Wine Pairing: BrunchNMC Date Night wine pairing
Wed, May 8; 6–7:30 p.m.
Employee price: $72 for two people (Public price $199)
Want to treat Mom for Mother’s Day? Step aside, mimosas and bellinis, because there’s a new brunch star in town. Have you ever considered that wine can beautifully complement the classic duo of eggs and bacon? When you combine exceptional wine with your favorite brunch items, you’re in for a truly delightful day.
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Weight Strengthening not your thing? Consider Gentle Pilates or Total Barre, both on NMC campus with the same instructor!

 

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Upcoming Extended Education classes for employees

NMC’s tuition waiver benefits extend beyond credit classes—take a fitness class, learn a new hobby, or even enjoy a date night with your partner. Check out these upcoming classes! Place the class in your shopping cart in order to see the discount. Need help setting up your profile? Look for “EES” in the Help Desk drop down menu.

Want to view upcoming classes at a glance? View the NEW Calendar of Classes.

Unlock the Art of MetalworkingNMC metalsmithing EES
Thursday, April 25–Friday April 26; 5–8 p.m. & Saturday, April 27; 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Employee price: $47 (Public price $225)
Join NMC Ceramics instructors and dive into the captivating world of metalworking with this introductory course designed to ignite your imagination and hone your skills. Make your very own rain chain! Whether you’re a beginner or an intermediate student, this 3-day workshop is your gateway into unraveling the mysteries of metal.
Register here

Homeowners 101NMC homeowners EES class
3 sessions; Fridays, June 14–28; 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Employee price: $62 (Public price $225) Three spots left!
Tired of waiting for repairs and frustrated by high contractor costs? Empower yourself! Master essential DIY skills to tackle everyday home improvement projects, such as installing light fixtures, replacing switches and outlets, installing baseboards, and more. Plus, learn essential maintenance tasks like changing furnace filters and the basics of PPE to safely handle everyday repairs. No prior experience or knowledge needed!
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Weight StrengtheningExtended Education weight strengthening class at NMC
13 sessions; Tuesdays & Thursdays, April 9 – May 21; 7–8 a.m.
Employee price: $25 (Public price $175)
Focus on all major muscle groups resulting in increased strength, better posture, greater mobility, improved metabolism, and a slowing of the development of osteoporosis. All levels are welcome. It’s not too late to join! Sign up by April 16.
Register here

Weight Strengthening not your thing? Consider Gentle Pilates or Total Barre, both on NMC campus with the same instructor!

 

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Upcoming Extended Education classes for employees

NMC’s tuition waiver benefits extend beyond credit classes—take a fitness class, learn a new hobby, or even enjoy a date night with your partner. Check out these upcoming classes! Place the class in your shopping cart in order to see the discount. Need help setting up your profile? Look for “EES” in the Help Desk drop down menu.

Want to view upcoming classes at a glance? View the NEW Calendar of Classes.

The Sauce is KeyNMC Extended Education cooking class
Tuesday, April 9; 6–9 p.m.
Employee price: $37 (Public price $125) One seat left!
One seat left! Banish dinner boredom! Learn to turn simple vegetables, beans, and grains into a variety of delicious dishes? The secret is in the sauce! Keep your fridge and pantry stocked with ingredients to whip up a finger-licking-good sauce in no time.
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Baking Masterclass: Pizza & FocacciaNMC Baking Masterclass
Saturday, April 13; 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Employee price: $43 (Public price $199) One seat left!
Want to level up your pizza making game? With the help of Chef Eckert, discover the secrets of making artisan pizza and focaccia at home. Learn to make and stretch your own perfect dough from scratch. Create the ultimate sauce and learn how different toppings complement each other. Plus, focaccia!
Register here

Birding for BeginnersNMC Extended Education Birding class
Friday, April 26, 6-8 .m.p & & Saturday, April 27, 8-10 a.m.
Employee price: $25 (Public price $75)
Join birding expert Kirk Waterstripe for a two-part birding adventure! From bird identification to tools of the trade, defining characteristics, and helpful hints — don’t miss this masterclass in birding!
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Upcoming Extended Education classes for employees

NMC’s tuition waiver benefits extend beyond credit classes—take a fitness class, learn a new hobby, or even enjoy a date night with your partner. Check out these upcoming classes! Place the class in your shopping cart in order to see the discount. Need help setting up your profile? Look for “EES” in the Help Desk drop down menu.

Want to view upcoming classes at a glance? View the NEW Calendar of Classes.

Developing the Dream: Writing Any GenreNMC EES writing class 
6 sessions; Thursdays, April 4–May 9; 5:30–7:30 p.m.
Employee price: $22 (Public price: $149)
New! A writing class to focus, refine and produce a rough draft of your story no matter what genre. The class is a workshop that includes extensive writing exercises and sharing. No matter where you are in your writing process-ready to publish or simply start-this writing class will support, challenge, and extend your current project.
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Gentle YogaNMC Extended Education Gentle Yoga 
12 sessions; Tuesdays, April 9–June 25; 10:30–11:30 a.m.
Employee price: $25 (Public price: $155)
Find out why so many have found that yoga improves flexibility, strength, posture, and balance, as well as physical and spiritual wellness. Gentle yoga is designed for people of any level of physical ability who prefer a more mindful, gentle practice.
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Baking Masterclass: Pizza & FocacciaNMC Baking Masterclass
Saturday, April 13; 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Employee price: $43 (Public price $199)
Want to level up your pizza making game? With the help of Chef Eckert, discover the secrets of making artisan pizza and focaccia at home. Learn to make and stretch your own perfect dough from scratch. Create the ultimate sauce and learn how different toppings complement each other. Plus, focaccia!
Register here

 

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Upcoming Extended Education classes for employees

NMC’s tuition waiver benefits extend beyond credit classes—take a fitness class, learn a new hobby, or even enjoy a date night with your partner. Check out these upcoming classes! Place the class in your shopping cart in order to see the discount. Need help setting up your profile? Look for “EES” in the Help Desk drop down menu.

Want to view upcoming classes at a glance? View the NEW Calendar of Classes.

Date Night: Food & Wine PairingNMC Wine pairing 
Wednesday, March 13; 6–7:30 p.m.
Employee price: $84 per couple (Public price $199)
Whether words like acid, fat, tannins, heat and sweet are familiar or foreign to you, when skillfully combined in food and wine, they can orchestrate a symphony of flavors that delights the senses. Join wine expert Brian Lillie to unravel the fundamentals of this exquisite art.
Register here

How to Play Piano By EarNMC EES class at NMC  
Saturday, March 16; 9–11:30 a.m.
Employee price: $22 (Public price $89)
Learn one of music’s deepest mysteries: how to play songs without relying on sheet music. Join a practical presentation of music theory that includes predicting chord progressions, learning from recordings, and transposing–all expressed in everyday language.
Register here 

Baking Masterclass: Pizza & FocacciaNMC Baking Masterclass
Saturday, April 13; 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Employee price: $43 (Public price $199)
Want to level up your pizza making game? With the help of Chef Eckert, discover the secrets of making artisan pizza and focaccia at home. Learn to make and stretch your own perfect dough from scratch. Create the ultimate sauce and learn how different toppings complement each other. Plus, focaccia!
Register here

 

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Upcoming Extended Education classes for employees

NMC’s tuition waiver benefits extend beyond credit classes—take a fitness class, learn a new hobby, or even enjoy a date night with your partner. Check out these upcoming classes! Place the class in your shopping cart in order to see the discount. Need help setting up your profile? Look for “EES” in the Help Desk drop down menu.

Want to view upcoming classes at a glance? View the NEW Calendar of Classes.

Date Night: CrepesNMC Extended Education Crepes Francaises Authentiques
Tuesday, March 12; 6–9 p.m.
Employee price: $59 per couple (Public price $179)
Enjoy a night out while learning and then enjoying perfectly airy, paper-thin crêpes, paired with both sweet and savory fillings. Vanessa Grasset, owner of Crêpes and Co., will share the secret to mixing and making crepes that elevate everything they enfold.
Register here

Date Night: Food & Wine PairingNMC Wine pairing 
Wednesday, March 13; 6–7:30 p.m.
Employee price: $84 per couple (Public price $199)
Whether words like acid, fat, tannins, heat and sweet are familiar or foreign to you, when skillfully combined in food and wine, they can orchestrate a symphony of flavors that delights the senses. Join wine expert Brian Lillie to unravel the fundamentals of this exquisite art.
Register here

Baking Masterclass: Pizza & FocacciaNMC Baking Masterclass
Saturday, April 13; 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Employee price: $43 (Public price $199)
Want to level up your pizza making game? With the help of Chef Eckert, discover the secrets of making artisan pizza and focaccia at home. Learn to make and stretch your own perfect dough from scratch. Create the ultimate sauce and learn how different toppings complement each other. Plus, focaccia!
Register here

 

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Upcoming Extended Education classes for employees

Did you know that your tuition waiver benefits extend beyond credit classes? Take a fitness class, learn a new hobby, or even enjoy a date night with your partner. Check out these upcoming classes! Place the class in your shopping cart in order to see the discount. Need help setting up your profile? Look for “EES” in the Help Desk drop down menu.

Learn & Play Dungeons & DragonsDungeons Dragons NMC
3 classes; Wednesdays, Feb. 28–March 13; 6–8 p.m.
Employee price: $33 (public price: $99) Want to take this class with a friend? Share code FOODFUN20 with them to save 20%
Have you wanted to learn how to play Dungeons & Dragons? Now is your chance. Don your adventuring gear and polish up your Great Axe! Instructor Nick Roster will lead this introduction to the popular role-playing game and prepare you with a lifetime of fun, no matter the weather.
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Zoroastrianism NMC EES classIntro to Zoroastrianism
Wednesday, March 6; 6–8:30 p.m.
Employee Price: $22 (public price: $49)
Join Dr. Sarah Montgomery-Richards to explore the basics of Zoroastrianism. Heighten your interest in world religions and gain a general knowledge of history, beliefs, and practices within Zoroastrianism. Learn to think critically, and apply tools and techniques to understand this rich religion, while recognizing the importance of studying comparative religion.
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Date Night: Crepes NMC Extended Education Crepes Francaises Authentiques
Tuesday, March 12; 6–9 p.m.
Employee price: $59 per couple (Public Price $179)
Enjoy a night out while learning and then enjoying perfectly airy, paper-thin crêpes, paired with both sweet and savory fillings. Vanessa Grasset, owner of Crêpes and Co., will share the secret to mixing and making crepes that elevate everything they enfold.
Register here

 

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Upcoming Extended Education classes for employees

Did you know that your tuition waiver benefits extend beyond credit classes? Take a fitness class, learn a new hobby, or even enjoy a date night with your partner. Check out these upcoming classes! Place the class in your shopping cart in order to see the discount. Need help setting up your profile? Look for “EES” in the Help Desk drop down menu.

Passport to Italy: Extra Virgin Olive OilsNMC olive oil class
Thursday, February 22; 6–9 p.m.
Employee price: $37 (Public Price $125)
Demystify the differences between types of extra virgin olive oils, and then use that knowledge to create delicious dishes. Recipes will include: fresh basil pesto genovese; fett’unta, the original bruschetta; pasta con broccolini; and torta d’olio e pistacchio (olive oil cake with pistacchio).
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Wilderness First AidNMC Wilderness First Aid
Saturday & Sunday, February 24 & 25; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Employee Price: $49 (public price: $299)
Wilderness environments create special situations not usually encountered in an urban or suburban environment. This interactive class will give you the skills, knowledge, and abilities to best care for an ill or injured person until you can reach qualified care. You’ll become better prepared to respond when faced with limited resources, longer times to care for someone, and decisions about when and how fast to evacuate an ill or injured person.
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Knife Skills (3 spots left!)NMC EES Knife Skills class
Tuesday, Feb. 27; 6–9 p.m.
Employee price: $34 (Public Price $125)
The first step in becoming a confident home chef is choosing the best knife for the job! Chef Les Eckert will guide you in honing important knife skills. Work with carrots, celery, cauliflower, red peppers, tomatoes, garlic, herbs, lemon, and avocado using the methods of julienne, dice, concasse, zest, juice, roast, blanch, mince, and chiffonade. Following knife work, you will prepare and eat a meal as a class.
Register here

 

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Upcoming Extended Education classes for employees

Did you know that your tuition waiver benefits extend beyond credit classes? Take a fitness class, learn a new hobby, or even enjoy a date night with your partner. Check out these upcoming classes! Place the class in your shopping cart in order to see the discount. Need help setting up your profile? Look for “EES” in the Help Desk drop down menu.

Winter Weather & the Geological LandscapeNMC Geological Landscape class
Friday, February 16; 6–8 p.m.
Employee price: $27 (Public Price $59)
Explore the effect that winter weather and past ice age climates have had on the northern Michigan landscape. Learn about the weathering and eroding of rocks and how winter weather and glaciers impact these processes. We’ll discuss how winter has and continues to shape the landscape around you.
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Passport to Italy: Extra Virgin Olive OilsNMC olive oil class
Thursday, February 22; 6 – 9p
Employee price: $37 (Public Price $125)
Demystify the differences between types of extra virgin olive oils, and then use that knowledge to create delicious dishes. Recipes will include: fresh basil pesto genovese; fett’unta, the original bruschetta; pasta con broccolini; and torta d’olio e pistacchio (olive oil cake with pistacchio).
Register here

Food & Wine Pairing: The EssentialsNMC Wine pairing 
Wednesday, March 13; 6–7:30 p.m.
Employee price: $42 (Public Price $125)
Whether words like acid, fat, tannins, heat and sweet are familiar or foreign to you, when skillfully combined in food and wine, they can orchestrate a symphony of flavors that delights the senses. Join wine expert Brian Lillie to unravel the fundamentals of this exquisite art.
Register here

 

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EES Help Desk

Upcoming Extended Education classes for employees

Did you know that your tuition waiver benefits extend beyond credit classes? Take a fitness class, learn a new hobby, or even enjoy a date night with your partner. Check out these upcoming classes! Place the class in your shopping cart in order to see the discount. Need help setting up your profile? Look for “EES” in the Help Desk drop down menu.

Learn & Play Tabletop Gamestabletop games NMC EES class
4 classes; Tuesday, Feb. 6–27; 5:30–8:30 p.m.
Employee price: $32 (Public Price $99)
If you have enjoyed a game of Monopoly, Risk, or Yahtzee (and even if you haven’t!), you owe it to yourself to try some newer board games that add depth, unique strategies, thematic elements, and interesting interactions. At each session, we’ll discuss aspects of how tabletop games work and have evolved, then learn and play a recent title.
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CPR/AED/Basic First AidNMC Extended Education CPR
Saturday, Feb. 10; 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Employee price: $39 (Public Price $149)
Combine video lessons with hands-on practical experience on the latest CPR skills, AED use, and basic first aid knowledge into an ideal training solution for schools, child care providers, youth sports coaches, and others required to learn how to respond to medical emergencies involving adults, children and infants.
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Knife SkillsNMC EES Knife Skills class
Tuesday, Feb. 27; 6—9 p.m.
Employee price: $34 (Public Price $125)
The first step in becoming a confident home chef is choosing the best knife for the job! Chef Les Eckert will guide you in honing important knife skills. Work with carrots, celery, cauliflower, red peppers, tomatoes, garlic, herbs, lemon, and avocado using the methods of julienne, dice, concasse, zest, juice, roast, blanch, mince, and chiffonade. Following knife work, you will prepare and eat a meal as a class.
Register here

 

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Upcoming Extended Education classes for employees

Did you know that your tuition waiver benefits extend beyond credit classes? Take a fitness class, learn a new hobby, or even enjoy a date night with your partner. Check out these upcoming classes! Place the class in your shopping cart in order to see the discount. Need help setting up your profile? Look for “EES” in the Help Desk drop down menu.

Meal Prep Like a ProMeal prep NMC Extended Education class
Monday, Feb. 5; 6–8 p.m.
Employee price: $30 (Public Price $79)
Get ready to be a meal prep expert! In this class we’ll explore all the ways to streamline weekly meal and snack planning. We’ll cover recipe selection, grocery list making, kitchen and refrigerator organization, phone and computer shopping apps and more!
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Learn & Play Tabletop Gamestabletop games NMC EES class
4 classes; Tuesday, Feb. 6–27; 5:30–8:30 p.m.
Employee price: $32 (Public Price $99)
If you have enjoyed a game of Monopoly, Risk, or Yahtzee (and even if you haven’t!), you owe it to yourself to try some newer board games that add depth, unique strategies, thematic elements, and interesting interactions. At each session, we’ll discuss aspects of how tabletop games work and have evolved, then learn and play a recent title.
Register here

Learn & Play Dungeons & DragonsDungeons Dragons NMC
3 classes; Wednesdays, Feb. 28–March 13; 6 – 8 p.m.
Employee price: $33 (Public Price $99 $79 with code ‘FOODFUN20’)
Have you wanted to learn how to play Dungeons & Dragons? Now is your chance. Don your adventuring gear and polish up your Great Axe! Instructor Nick Roster will lead this introduction to the popular role-playing game and prepare you with a lifetime of fun, no matter the weather.
Register here

 

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Upcoming Extended Education classes for employees

Did you know that your tuition waiver benefits extend beyond credit classes? Take a fitness class, learn a new hobby, or even enjoy a date night with your partner. Check out these upcoming classes! Place the class in your shopping cart in order to see the discount. Need help setting up your profile? Look for “EES” in the Help Desk drop down menu.

Coffee chats at NMCCoffee Chats
Fridays; Feb. 2 – March 1; 12–1 p.m.
Employee price: Free (public price: $35)
Coffee Chats are back this winter—in person! NMC staff and faculty are invited to attend Coffee Chats this season, free of charge! No need to register, just come and enjoy. You may bring a lunch, or buy one at the nearby Hawk Owl Café. The season kicks off on February 2 with fellow colleague Glenn Wolff, whose wonderful illustrations are among the most immediately recognizable of any artist in our region.
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Meal Prep Like a ProMeal prep NMC Extended Education class
Monday, Feb. 5; 6–8 p.m.
Employee price: $30 (Public Price $79)
Get ready to be a meal prep expert! In this class we’ll explore all the ways to streamline weekly meal and snack planning. We’ll cover recipe selection, grocery list making, kitchen and refrigerator organization, phone and computer shopping apps and more!
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Learn & Play Tabletop Gamestabletop games NMC EES class
4 classes; Tuesday, Feb. 6–27; 5:30–8:30 p.m.
Employee price: $32 (Public Price $99)
If you have enjoyed a game of Monopoly, Risk, or Yahtzee (and even if you haven’t!), you owe it to yourself to try some newer board games that add depth, unique strategies, thematic elements, and interesting interactions. At each session, we’ll discuss aspects of how tabletop games work and have evolved, then learn and play a recent title.
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Upcoming Extended Education classes for employees

Did you know that your tuition waiver benefits extend beyond credit classes? Take a fitness class, learn a new hobby, or even enjoy a date night with your partner. Check out these upcoming classes! Place the class in your shopping cart in order to see the discount. Need help setting up your profile? Look for “EES” in the Help Desk drop down menu.

NMC Extended Education Welding classWelding: Pick Your Process
Tuesdays/Thursdays; Jan. 16 – Feb. 29; 5–7:30 p.m.
Employee price: $169 (public price: $899)
Instructor Ryan Deering will provide a strong foundation focusing on welding specifically aluminum. Shielded Metal Arc Welding (stick), Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (TIG), Gas Metal Arc Welding (wire welding) and Oxy-fuel (gas welding) are all options on which to focus your training experience. 
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Functional FitnessExtended Education weight strengthening class at NMC
Tuesdays & Thursdays Jan. 23 – March 21; 6–6:45 a.m.
Employee price: $32 (Public Price $249)
Early bird exercisers, this one’s for you! Join IT guru and fitness fanatic, Kyle Morrison, for this early morning workout that blends flexibility, strength training, aerobics, posture improvement, and breathing techniques to increase overall fitness and enhance recovery. Participation in this class will be alongside others with similar goals, abilities and limitations – a personalized experience unique to each individual. Utilize a mix of boxing, kettlebells, and bodyweight exercises, ending with a total body stretch to promote recovery.
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The Science of StressScience of Stress Extended Education NMC class
Wednesdays, Feb. 7 – March 6 & May 1; 4:30–6 p.m.
Employee price: $34 (Public Price $149)
Many of us continue to suffer from stress-induced anxiety, burnout, and a lack of resilience. Invest in yourself, which is an investment in those around you. You can change your life with this science-based, experiential, and transformative course.
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