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Summer 2018 Community Education Classes


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Painting with Brenda Lawrence

Have you always wanted to paint but didn’t feel like you were capable?  This class is for you! Brenda Lawrence is certified by Bob Ross, a Partner in Painting with Wilson Bickford and has also studied with Gary Jenkins. Join us for a fun filled class where no previous experience is needed and you’ll walk away with a beautiful painting.  All supplies will be provided.

*Note- students will want to wear clothing suitable for painting and may bring a sack lunch.

Instructor: Brenda Lawrence

Date and Time: Saturday, July 21, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Fee: $70

Students Needed to Make Class: 8

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Silver Seated AerobicsGet fit while you sit! This basic exercise class, for ages 50 and older, involves a combination of aerobic activity, strength building and stretching.  Using tubes, balls, and weights, you will improve your balance, flexibility, and range of motion.  This gentle class is open to anyone at any fitness level who is age 50 or older. 

Instructor: Donna Bundy

Date and Time: Tuesdays, 10:15 a.m.-11 a.m.; Thursdays, 9:15 a.m.-10:15 a.m.

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Silver Tai ChiGain more harmony and equilibrium in your life by integrating the mind and body elements of this ancient balanced, healing Chinese art. Feel great by increasing your energy, range of motion and flexibility through the gentle movements of Tai Chi. Practice fluid, low-impact exercises that improve your balance, coordination and stamina. This course is for anyone age 50 or older and is a beginning course for any fitness level.

Instructor: Donna Bundy

Date and Time: Mondays, 10:15-11:15 a.m.

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Fitness Classes Pricing Per Semester

$30 for one class
$50 for two classes
$60 for all three classes

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Northark Goes to Italy

North Arkansas College is offering a cultural immersion travel course to experience the wonders of Italy. This trip, will visit 4 cities in Italy, and will be led by a diverse, multidisciplinary team of Northark faculty and staff. It will offer attendees an in-depth experience of Italian culture, history, art, and literature. The trip is estimated to begin around May 12, 2019 and will be for 2-weeks; attendees will be required to attend a pre-trip preparation meeting and a post trip debriefing session.  Public “interest / sign-up” sessions to review the initial itinerary and to ask questions are as scheduled below.  Cost of Trip (includes airfare, accommodations – based on triple-occupancy rooms, 2 meals a day, in-country travel in Italy, and admission to all events/destinations): $3,700.

For more information, Contact: Jackson Murray. Email:; Phone: 870-391-3295, attend an information session, or visit the Short-Term Study Abroad webpage at:

Instructor: Jackson Murray

Date and Time: Thursday, June 7, 6 p.m.; Thursday, July 12, 6 p.m.; Thursday, Aug. 7, 6 p.m.

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Contact UsSarah Bing
Assistant Director of Community & Concurrent Education
1st Floor of Durand Center
(870) 391-3100