Hastings classes are held at KCC’s Fehsenfeld Center, 2950 W M-179 Hwy, Hastings, MI.
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All aboard for this fun class that will provide a historic view of transport in Barry County. Join Gus and Brad as they share colorful stories from the days of the Good Intent Stage Coach Pines to the last New York Central Railroad trains. An original painting that depicts the legends of the horse-powered stages and smoke billowing locomotives will be displayed in class to bring history to life. Model trains from the Iron Rails model railroad club will also be on hand for your enjoyment.
Thursday * 4/25/19 * 10 am-12 pm * $20 (member) $35 (non-member)
Gus Swenson * Room: FC -103
The Grand Hotel is often described as the crown jewel of Mackinac Island. We will explore its beginning as a Victorian resort, the role it played during Prohibition and why it is known as America’s summer place today. We will discover how it is decorated, its dining options and the special weekend packages it offers. You will understand why Architectural Digest named it Most Beautiful Hotel in Michigan. We will also discover some of the reasons why Mackinac Island has been named “One of the Top 10 Islands in the World” as well as what it would be like to be a year-round resident. If you have a favorite Mackinac Island memory, hopefully, you will share it with the class. NOTE: This class will also include a tasting experience of Mackinac Island foods.
Wednesday * 5/1/19 * 1-3 pm * $20 (member) $35 (non-member)
Bonnie David * Room: FC-103
Join us in this musical odyssey as you learn about the cultural and social influences that shaped this American musical phenomenon. Beginning with a study of the African-American musical styles that led to the creation of rock and roll, you will trace the roots of rock music from Slavery to Scotch-Irish settlements in Appalachia. Next, you will discover the early evolution of rock through movies in the thirties, forties, and fifties, and then end when rock became of age…with Elvis. Please join us for a rocking good time!
Thursdays * 5/2/19-5/9/19 * 10 am-12 pm * $25 (member) $40 (non-member)
Stephen Youngs * Room: FC-103
Whether you’re using a new computer with Windows 10, or an older machine that was recently upgraded, this course will walk you through the innovative changes introduced with Windows 10. In a computer lab setting, you will learn the basics of managing Windows 10 settings, how to navigate and customize the Start menu, and so much more! NOTE: Members must still register for this class, either online or by calling Lifelong Learning. Seating is limited.
Tuesday * 5/16/19 * 10 am-12 pm * FREE! (member) $35 (non-member)
Randy Dirks * Room: FC-119
Microsoft Word is the industry standard for word processing, and in this course, you will focus on the basics of creating Word documents that get noticed. You’ll learn how to navigate the Word window, add text and pictures with formatting, and the basics of paragraphs, characters and printing.
Tuesday * 5/23/19 * 10 am-12 pm * $20 (member) $35 (non-member)
Randy Dirks * Room: FC-119