Spring 2016 Courses and Special Events
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300 of the Hardest Miles: The Mormon Trail in Iowa

2016: A Transitional Year for Politics in Iowa and the Nation

A Short History of Railroads in Iowa *Course Full*

Behind the Scenes: 9-1-1 Call Center *Course Full*

Behind the Scenes: DSM Airport *Course Full*

Behind the Scenes: Polk County Jail *Course Full*

Behind the Scenes: Recycling *Course Full*

Behind the Scenes: WDM Police Dept. *Course Full*

Bonnie and Clyde

Bringing The Glass Menagerie to Stage

Chair Yoga

Compassion and Choices

Crossing Cultural Barriers through Art

DART Central Station:
Behind the Scenes and a Route 60 Bus Ride

Day Trip to Kalona: Amish Country *Course Full*

Des Moines Art Center Theme Tours:
Arts & Letters
“Selfies”: Do We See Ourselves as Others See Us?
Introduction to the Des Moines Art Center: Art and Architecture

The Pappajohn Sculpture Park: Theirs or Ours?


Difficult Conversations: 10 Things to Share with Your Children

Essential Oils 101

Hearts & Homes Teas:
Gardening
*Course Full*
Mother's Day

History of Coal Mining in Iowa

How Iowa Met Baseball

Introduction to Microsoft Software:
Beginning Word I
Beginning Word II
Beginning Excel
Beginning Excel II


iPhone Basics *Course Full*

Liberty, Equality, Fraternity *Course Full*

Loon Magic

Mah Jongg for Fun

Meditation Coloring

Modern Dance Demystified

My Family’s Experiences in the Holocaust

Nutrition Basics for a Healthier, Happier Life

Photo Tour of Woodland Cemetery

Protecting Your Legacy: Estate Planning

Sticks Design Studio Tour *Course Full*

Striving for Balance *Course Full*

Tools of the Metaphysician

Traveling the Former Roman Empire

A Trip through Iowa’s Military History

The Troubled Relationship Between Philosophy & Religion *Course Full*

Two Rivers Run Through It

UFO Phenomena

Vikings: Raiders to Rulers

Walking Tour of Woodland Cemetery *Course Full*