April 26, 2009 in Idaho Voices

CdA Library hosting computer courses

 

Coeur d’Alene Library, 702 E. Front Ave., will offer eight computer workshops beginning Monday, continuing through the middle of May.

Workshops are on Mondays and offered on a first-come, first-served basis, and are free. Preregistration is not required.

“Surfing the Web” will be on Monday at 6 p.m., and will provide a basic understanding of how to search the Internet using search engines, such as Google and Yahoo!

“Basics in PowerPoint” will be on May 4 at 10:30 a.m., which will provide the basic skills to begin creating visual presentations.

“Introduction to Computers” will be offered on May 11 at 6 p.m. This workshop will provide a basic understanding of computers. Basic typing skills are helpful, but not required.

“Basics in Publisher – Desktop Publishing” will be held on May 18 at 6 p.m., and will provide the basic skills to begin creating signs, cards, banners, brochures and business cards with the program.

For more information about the workshops, call (208) 769-2315, ext. 456 or go online to www.cdalibrary.org.

NIC to offer class to evolving women

The North Idaho College Center for New Directions is offering a “Welcome to Opportunities” class for women in transition, Monday through Thursday. The course will be held in Siebert Hall, Room 111, from 9 a.m. to noon.

The class will cover issues such as self-esteem, future goals, self-sufficiency and networking. Women will learn how employment, education, training and communication can be opportunities.

The class is free. Pre-registration is required.

For more information and to register, call (208) 769-3445.

Free radiography info session at NIC

Students interested in participating in North Idaho College’s radiography technology program are encouraged to attend an information session Tuesday at 5 p.m. in the Meyer Health and Sciences Building, Room 102. The meeting is intended to guide prospective students through the admissions process for spring semester 2010.

The program is a five-semester associates degree program that prepares students for careers as radiologic technologists. To be eligible for the program, applicants must have a high school diploma or GED with a minimum cumulative grade-point average of 2.5 on required courses and must have completed course prerequisites as outlined with a minimum g.p.a. of 2.0.

The information session is free.

For an application, visit the Health Professions Office in the Meyer Health and Sciences Building Room 257, in the NIC Admissions Office in Lee-Kildow Hall or download an application at www.nic.edu.

For more information, call (208) 676-7132.

Post Falls

Musicians coming to Jacklin Center

The Jacklin Arts and Culture Center at the Old Church, 405 Williams St. in Post Falls, will host Music in the Lincoln White House on Thursday at 7:30 p.m.

The musical event will be performed by Allegro Baroque and Beyond, with Darnelle Preston, soprano, David Dutton, oboe, and Yi-chun Chen, piano.

For more information, call (208) 457-8950.

Spring run coming to Post Falls High

The Boys and Girls Club of Kootenai County Jordan Johnson Memorial Run/Walk will be Saturday at 9 a.m. at Post Falls High School.

The Bloomsday alternative spring run is set at 5K, 10K, and a 1-mile course for children younger than 12.

The event includes a T-shirt, goodie bag, a barbecue and games.

Cost is $20 for the 5K or 10K and $15 for the 1-mile run/walk.

To register, call the Boys and Girls Club at (208) 457-9089 or visit www.northidahobgc.org. Forms are also available at all Post Falls schools, Lake City High School, and Coeur d’Alene High School.

Coeur d’Alene

NIC admissions Q-and-A Friday

On Friday, the North Idaho College Admissions Office staff will have a question-and-answer workshop during “First Friday,” beginning at 9:30 a.m. The event is for prospective students and will be held in the Edminster Student Union Building Driftwood Bay Room.

The First Friday program will offer students interested in NIC the opportunity to visit the campus and learn about NIC’s programs and services.

Visitors will begin the morning at the advising workshop designed to inform potential students about NIC’s academic and professional-technical programs as well as services available to students that will help them attain a certificate or associates degree.

To sign up for the information workshop and tour, call NIC’s Admissions Office at (208) 769-3311 or e-mail admit@nic.edu.

North Idaho

Homebuyer course covers all queries

The Finally Home Homebuyer Education class will be available in Coeur d’Alene on May 4 and May 11, from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m., and in Sandpoint on May 11 and May 12, from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m.

The courses are designed to help address issues potential homeowners may face.

Cost is $10 per student and pre-registration is required.

For details and the location for the course in Coeur d’Alene, call the Coeur d’Alene Association of Realtors at (208) 667-0664. For details and the location for the Sandpoint class, call the Bonner County Housing Agency at (208) 255-1443.

An online course is also available statewide, and can be accessed at www.ihfa.org/FinallyHomeOnlineCourse. The fee for the online course is $50.

For more information, call Sue Pisani, Homebuyer education administrator, at (208) 331-4847.


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