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Jan
28

The Artist's Way

Sat, Jan 28, 2023 | 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM | Online

Erase writer's block once and for all! The Artist's Way is a creativity course perfect for authors, or artists of any kind, to connect with themselves. Join our very own Associate Lecturer of English, Sean Shannon, as she takes you through this thirteen-week creativity course created by Julia Cameron in her bestselling book "The Artist's Way." Participants will meet every...
The Artist's Way
Jan
28
Jan
30

Senior Water Exercise: Section A

Mon, Jan 30, 2023 | 9:00 AM - 9:50 AM | Pool, Williams Fieldhouse

Jan. 30, Feb. 1, 6, 8, 13, 15, 20, 22, 27, March 1, 6, 8, 13, 15, 27, 29, April 3, 5, 12, 17, 19, 24, 26, May 1, 3, 8 (26 Sessions: No classes March 20, 22, April 10 due to campus closure) Join us for a low-impact water exercise class. Use the water to strengthen and tone your...
Senior Water Exercise: Section A
Jan
30
Jan
30

Water Aerobics B

Mon, Jan 30, 2023 | 6:00 PM - 6:50 PM | Pool, Williams Fieldhouse

Jan. 30, Feb. 1, 6, 8, 13, 15, 20, 22, 27, March 1, 6, 8, 13, 15, 27, 29, April 3, 5, 12, 17, 19, 24, 26, May 1, 3, 8 (26 Sessions: No classes March 20, 22, April 10 due to campus closure) Join us for a fast-paced workout in the water. This program is designed for all adults...
Water Aerobics B
Jan
30
Jan
31

Water Aerobics A

Tue, Jan 31, 2023 | 8:00 AM - 8:50 AM | Pool, Williams Fieldhouse

Jan. 31, Feb. 2, 7, 9, 14, 16, 21, 23, 28, March 2, 7, 9, 14, 16, 28, 30, April 4, 6, 11, 13, 18, 20, 25, 27, May 2, 4 (26 Sessions: No classes March 21, 23 due to campus closure) Join us for a fast-paced workout in the water. This program is designed for all adults 18 and...
Water Aerobics A
Jan
31
Jan
31

Senior Water Exercise: Section C

Tue, Jan 31, 2023 | 11:00 AM - 11:50 AM | Pool, Williams Fieldhouse

Jan. 31, Feb. 2, 7, 9, 14, 16, 21, 23, 28, March 2, 7, 9, 14, 16, 28, 30, April 4, 6, 11, 13, 18, 20, 25, 27, April 2, 4 (26 Sessions: No classes March 21, 23 due to campus closure) Join us for a low-impact water exercise class. Use the water to strengthen and tone your muscles, increase...
Senior Water Exercise: Section C
Jan
31
Feb
06

Retirement Planning Today® - Baraboo - Session A: Feb. 6 & 13

Mon, Feb 6, 2023 | 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM | Rodem Room, UW Platteville, Baraboo Sauk County Campus

Ease into retirement with confidence! You'll learn how to avoid the retirement roadblocks and mistakes that can cost you thousands of dollars. Class sizes are limited, so register today. Designed for adults 55 and older. This class is held at the Baraboo Sauk County campus. *** WHEN REGISTERING AS A COUPLE, BOTH PARTNERS NEED TO BE REGISTERED. THE SECOND PARTNER...
Retirement Planning Today® - Baraboo - Session A: Feb. 6 & 13
Feb
06
Feb
15

Advanced Excel: Pivot Tables and Macros

Wed, Feb 15, 2023 | 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM | Room 105, Science Hall

Feb 15, 22 and March 1 (Weds). Enhance your basic Excel skills by gaining knowledge of two of its most useful features: pivot tables and macros. Pivot Tables allow you to organize, calculate, analyze, and compare all the data on your spreadsheets. Macros are essentially a recorded or memorized series of repeated commands. Learning macros saves time and is another...
Advanced Excel: Pivot Tables and Macros
Feb
15
Feb
21

Beginning Backyard Chickens

Tue, Feb 21, 2023 | 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM | Room 0002, Ullrich Hall

Learn how easy and fun having backyard chickens can be! We will cover the basics of getting started, including equipment needs, time requirements, and varieties of chickens. Learn everything you need to get started! Start: 6:00 PM - 2/21/2023 End: 8:00 PM - 2/28/2023 Registration Cost: $45.00 per participant REGISTER HERE
Beginning Backyard Chickens
Feb
21
Feb
21

Retirement Planning Today® - Baraboo - Session B: Feb. 21 & 28

Tue, Feb 21, 2023 | 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM | Rodem Room, UW Platteville, Baraboo Sauk County Campus

Ease into retirement with confidence! You'll learn how to avoid the retirement roadblocks and mistakes that can cost you thousands of dollars. Class sizes are limited, so register today. Designed for adults 55 and older. This class is held at the Baraboo Sauk County campus. *** WHEN REGISTERING AS A COUPLE, BOTH PARTNERS NEED TO BE REGISTERED. THE SECOND PARTNER...
Retirement Planning Today® - Baraboo - Session B: Feb. 21 & 28
Feb
21
Feb
25

Instant Piano for Busy People

Sat, Feb 25, 2023 | 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM | Online

In just a few hours, you can learn the secrets of playing an instrument many musicians spend years mastering. From the comfort of your own home, you can learn to play piano the way professionals do - using chords. The course is part lecture/demonstration and part hands-on instruction. It also includes an online book and follow-up video lessons, allowing you...
Instant Piano for Busy People
Feb
25
Feb
25

Macro/Up Close Photography

Sat, Feb 25, 2023 | 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM | Room 0002, Ullrich Hall

Learn techniques and tricks to photograph subjects at close range. This up-close perspective can be exciting for shooting plants and capturing the small details of larger objects. You will need a camera with macro capabilities (most of today's point and shoot cameras have macro settings), a tripod, and your imagination. A tripod, though optional for the class, is a necessity...
Macro/Up Close Photography
Feb
25
Feb
25

Instant Guitar for Busy People

Sat, Feb 25, 2023 | 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM | Online

Do you want to know how you can play the guitar but don't have time for lessons? In just two hours, you'll learn the basics needed to enjoy music without paying for expensive private lessons. Our crash course will teach you some easy chords - and before you know it, you'll be jamming to your favorite tunes! The online course...
Instant Guitar for Busy People
Feb
25
Mar
06

Introduction to 3D Printing

Mon, Mar 6, 2023 | 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM | Rodem Room, UW-Platteville, Baraboo-Sauk Campus

What is 3-D printing, and how does it work? Discover the history of 3-D printing, the technology that drives it, the material used to produce it, and what the future of 3-D printing holds. Explore how it is used in science, manufacturing, and in your home, and receive a demonstration of 3-D printing. Registration Cost: $30.00 per participant REGISTER HERE
Introduction to 3D Printing
Mar
06
Mar
07

Woodworking: Building a wall mounted coat rack

Tue, Mar 7, 2023 | 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM | Room 715, East Hall

March 7, 9, 14,16, 21, 23, 28 and 30 (T & Th) Through eight hands-on lessons, you will learn woodworking basics and tool and machine safety as you create your own wall-mounted coat rack. From initial cuts to finishing, the resulting rack will be a functional and decorative reminder of your new-found woodworking skills. All levels are welcome. $10 material...
Woodworking: Building a wall mounted coat rack
Mar
07
Mar
29

Aha! Parenting: Creating a healthy relationship

Wed, Mar 29, 2023 | 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM | Rm 0112, Ullsvik Hall

Dr. Marc Wruble is here to help you grow and maintain a healthy relationship with your young children. Parents, grandparents, and caregivers will better understand what's behind your child's reactions to life's situations. Marc will provide techniques to avoid unnecessary conflict while improving your responses to the inevitable meltdowns, so that you all can live more harmoniously together. Limited registrations,...
Aha! Parenting: Creating a healthy relationship
Mar
29
Mar
29

Know Before You Throw: Recycling in Wisconsin

Wed, Mar 29, 2023 | 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM | Rodem Room, UW-Platteville, Baraboo-Sauk Campus

Have you ever wondered about how recycling works? Join Jennifer Semrau, Waste Reduction and Diversion Coordinator for the Department of Natural Resources, as we explore Wisconsin's waste reduction strategies, strategies implemented by various regulated entities, what to recycle and not-recycle (along with why), and what happens after recyclable materials are discarded. Come with recycling questions, and leave with answers to...
Know Before You Throw: Recycling in Wisconsin
Mar
29
Mar
30

Learn to Turn: An introduction to woodturning

Thu, Mar 30, 2023 | 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM | Room 0015, Russell Hall

Take five hands-on beginner woodturning classes. Make a treasured gift with possible projects, including a bud vase, weed pot, spinning top, honey dipper, mallet, pen, bowl, or platter. Maximum of 6 students – so register today. Registration Cost: $135.00 per participant REGISTER HERE
Learn to Turn: An introduction to woodturning
Mar
30
Apr
11

Historical/Genealogical Research for Fun

Tue, Apr 11, 2023 | 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM | Southwest Wisconsin Room (Rm 0540), Ullsvik Hall

April 11, 18, 25 Are you fascinated with the past, or have a specific time period in which you're interested? Do you want to know more about your ancestors and what life was like back then? Are you interested in knowing more about the history of your home and who's lived there? If so, this class is perfect for you!...
Historical/Genealogical Research for Fun
Apr
11
Apr
12

Files, Folders and Photos

Wed, Apr 12, 2023 | 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM | Room 105, Science Hall

Learn to organize and back up your files and photos. Create folders for storing files and photos. Understand various options like cloud storage, flash drives, and external hard drives and know where files are going when you download them. Registration Cost: $65.00 per participant REGISTER HERE
Files, Folders and Photos
Apr
12
Apr
15

Sport and Action Photography

Sat, Apr 15, 2023 | 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM | Room 0002, Ullrich Hall

Learn how to take better sports and action photos and capture those fleeting moments and quickly moving subjects-even in poor light! A great class to help with photographing sports, children, and animals. Join us! Registration Cost: $45.00 per participant REGISTER HERE
Sport and Action Photography
Apr
15
Apr
19

Teenage Connection: how to create a win-win relationship

Wed, Apr 19, 2023 | 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM | Room 0112 Ullsvik Hall

These don't have to be the worst years of your or your teenager's life. Learning how to support their choices while maintaining important boundaries is a balance that is often upset … which leads to frustration and other negative emotions that slow the healing and harm the trust necessary to navigate the tumultuous waters of the teenage years. Limited registrations,...
Teenage Connection: how to create a win-win relationship
Apr
19
Apr
26

Hiking the Driftless

Wed, Apr 26, 2023 | 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM | Driftless Area, UW-Platteville, Richland Center

April 26, May 3, 10, 17 Join us and hike the beautiful Driftless Region of southwest Wisconsin in a series of four group outings. Each Wednesday, we'll meet at a designated location equipped with a good pair of shoes, outdoor wear, a water bottle, and our shared interest in the outdoors. Hikes will last about 60–90 minutes and are about...
Hiking the Driftless
Apr
26
Apr
26

What's in your Drinking Water?

Wed, Apr 26, 2023 | 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM | Rodem Room, UW-Platteville, Baraboo-Sauk Campus

How do you know if your water is safe to drink? Does your water have a strange smell or taste? Will a simple water filter pitcher do the trick? What is the quality of Wisconsin's groundwater and what are ways that it can be protected? Join Groundwater Education Specialist Kevin Masarik for a presentation on drinking water, what you should...
What's in your Drinking Water?
Apr
26
Apr
26

Countering the Barstool Biologists: Predator-Prey dynamics

Wed, Apr 26, 2023 | 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM | Pippen Conference Room, UW-Platteville, Richland Center

April 26, May 3 & 10 Wildlife populations change in size through time - often dramatically. While many factors influence population dynamics, it's easy to assume that predators are a key factor driving prey populations down (like wolves suppressing deer populations). But what does science say? This class will look at some basic principles of population dynamics so that you...
Countering the Barstool Biologists: Predator-Prey dynamics
Apr
26
Apr
29

Prairies in the Driftless

Sat, Apr 29, 2023 | 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM | Borah Creek Prairie

Saturday, April 29th, 9 am to 11 am at Borah Creek Prairie. Join Gary Eldred, one of the founders of The Prairie Enthusiasts (TPE), as we explore the Borah Creek Prairie! Learn about the plants and animals along with the history of the 181 acres of scenic remnant prairie. We'll discuss prairie conservation as we meander together in the Driftless...
Prairies in the Driftless
Apr
29
May
22

Let's learn how to make beer!

Mon, May 22, 2023 | 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM | UpDraft Brewery, Platteville

If you're a beer aficionado, chances are you've tried a huge variety of brews to find the one that makes your taste buds sing. You're likely familiar with the distinct flavor profiles that separate porters, stouts, IPAs, pilsners, ales, lagers, and witbiers, but have you tried to make your own beer? The best beer you'll ever have might just be...
Let's learn how to make beer!
May
22