Pullman Parks & Recreation Guide

Fall 2017

Pullman Parks & Recreation Brochure...Your Recreation Connection

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Pullman Parks & Recreation: Pioneer Center, 240 SE Dexter Phone: 509-338-3227 Register online at: PullmanParksandRec.com Fax: 509-338-3313 18 18 GENERAL REC GENERAL REC Boater Education Course The Whitman County Sheriff 's Offi ce will off er a free mandatory boater education course for Washington boaters. This seven hour course will provide boaters the basics of safe boating that all recreational boaters should know. This course was developed specifi cally for the Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission and is taught by Deputy John Giudice. "The Adventures in Boating Washington, A Course on Responsible Boating," manual and exam will be provided at the class. State law requires Washington residents born on or after Jan. 1, 1955, to carry a boater education card when operating a boat on Washington's waterways. The law applies to operators of motorboats of 15 horsepower or greater. Cards cost $10 and are good for a lifetime. For questions call Deputy Giudice at the Whitman County Sheriff 's Offi ce 509-397-6266. This class can also be completed online. For information on the Mandatory Boating Safety Education Program, visit online at www.parks.wa.gov/ boating. Instructor: Deputy John Giudice Location: Pioneer Center TuW ..........Sep 5-6 ....................... 6:00-9:30pm Must pre-register Free! Myth Busting of Foster Care & Foster Parenting! Come to an open forum and speak candidly with DSHS Supervisors and Fostering Washington Staff to learn more about becoming a foster parent. We will discuss the who's, what's, and why's of the process. The current need for foster care is at an all-time high in Whitman County and in the State of Washington. Foster parents are needed to help keep kids in their local communities, reducing the amount of disruption for the children. If you have ever considered helping out your community, now is the time to learn how to help a child through fostering or other avenues. Scheduled dates: August 25th, September 25th, October 30th, November 27th, December 18th, and January 29th from 6:00-7:30pm at the Pioneer Center. Light refreshments provided. For more information contact: Barb Sheffl er; Family to Family program manager; 509-397-5040 Joy Class Join us for a series of workshops designed to add joy and fulfi llment to your life. Before each class you will receive a brief lesson that highlights an important fi nding from positive psychology with a few suggestions for activities you can try in your own life. Come to class prepared to discuss what you learned and share your experiences. Class time will be used to ask and answer questions and talk about what worked and how to improve. Each workshop will address a specifi c piece of Martin Seligman's theory of well-being, so feel free to attend them all or sign up for just those that feel most interesting to you. Note: it is NOT necessary to purchase or read the book listed. For more information go to http:// joyclass11.wixsite.com/joyclass/joy-class. Instructor: Anne Brown Location: Pioneer Center Min 4/Max 25 Well-Being and Strengths (Martin Seligman's Flourish) Tu .............Sep 5 .......................10:00-11:00am Positive Emotion (Laurel Mellin's Wired for Joy) F ...............Sep 8 .......................10:00-11:00am Engagement (Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi's Flow) Tu .............Sep 12 .....................10:00-11:00am Achievement (Sonja Lyubomirsky's The Myths of Happiness) F ...............Sep 15 .....................10:00-11:00am Meaning (Russ Harris & Bev Aisbett's The Happiness Trap) Tu .............Sep 19 .....................10:00-11:00am Relationships (Brene Brown's Daring Greatly) F ...............Sep 22 .....................10:00-11:00am Resident: $9 ea class/N-Resident: $11 ea class PALOUSE BIKE WEEK PALOUSE BIKE WEEK Sept 18-23, 2017 #PalouseBikeWeek or #PedalThePalouse Visit PullmanChamber.com for more information Artisans at the Dahmen Barn! Location: Artisans at the Dahmen Barn, Uniontown, WA Adult Ceramics Classes Classes in our fully equipped studio are off ered to students with all levels of experience. They cover both hand building and wheel throwing techniques. The class fee includes in-class instruction plus open labs where students may come in and work on their projects. Clay and fi ring is also included in the fee. Ceramic artist Kassie Smith from Moscow is the instructor. Students may sign up for 5 or 10 classes from August 13-December 31 and take in any order, consecutive or ala carte. See the days/ times available for students to choose from on the Classes and Workshops page at www. artisanbarn.org, as well as additional specialty clay classes. Fee includes instruction, supplies and firing of student work. Instructor: Kassie Smith 18+ yrs 5 Classes: Resident: $150/N-Resident $152 10 Classes: Resident: $250/N-Resident $252 Wine & Art: Dirty Pour Abstract Painting Students will be introduced to dirty pour a layer process to create an abstract painting. Wine and Art is held every fourth Thursday of the month with a diff erent subject each month. All classes are for beginners to experienced artists. All supplies are included. They are meant to be fun while learning a new art or craft or technique. Wine light snacks and non- alcohol beverages are provided. Come after work and bring a friend. Instructed by Clarkston Washington artist Alyssa Hopkins. Instructor: Alyssa Hopkins 21+ yrs Th ........... Sep 28 ....................... 6:00-8:00pm Resident: $35/N-Resident $37

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