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Room still available in NIC courses for seniors

Room is still available this spring in several North Idaho College credit courses specifically designed for seniors citizens 60 and older for a flat $20 fee.
 
All courses are offered on NIC’s main campus in Coeur d’Alene unless otherwise noted.
 
Tai Chi for Seniors leaves participants feeling refreshed with balance, flexibility, strength and coordination training through breathing and the practice of slow and graceful movements. The first section of the class is offered from 11 to 11:50 a.m. Mondays and Wednesdays Jan. 17 through May 16. Another section is offered from 10 to 10:50 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays Jan. 16 through May 17.
 
Cooking for One or Two for Seniors teaches participants how to plan, shop, prepare and store food for one or two people. The class is offered from noon to 2 p.m. Mondays and Fridays Jan. 19 through Feb. 9.
 
Natural and Herbal Remedies for Seniors teaches about herbal medications and their common uses as well as potential interactions between herbs and conventional medications. The class is offered from 1 to 1:50 p.m. Mondays Jan. 22 through May 14.
 
Introduction to the Computer for Seniors is a hands-on course that teaches participants how to use the computer for word processing and spreadsheets using a Windows operating system. The class is offered from 1 to 3 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays Jan. 22 through Feb. 28.
 
Introduction to the Computer for Seniors, Part II covers an intermediate understanding of using a computer for word processing and spreadsheets. Those enrolling in the class must have already taken the first course, Introduction to the Computer for Seniors. The class is offered from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays Jan. 22 through Feb. 28.
 
To register for courses, call the NIC Registrar’s Office at (208) 769-3320.
 
Another special service NIC offers to senior citizens is the NIC Gold Card program, which offers those 60 and older free admission to all NIC-sponsored events in which admission is charged. Events held on campus but sponsored by entities other than NIC, such as Coeur d’Alene Summer Theatre, are not included. To sign up for an NIC Gold Card, visit the Admissions Office in Lee-Kildow Hall or call (208) 769-3311.
 
In addition, seniors also qualify for a semester-long parking permit at a reduced rate of $5. The permit allows seniors park anywhere that student parking is permitted on campus.


For More Information
NIC Registrar Tami Haft, (208) 769-7729

Posted: Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2006

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