Spring 2017 Course Offerings

  Keep Your Balance!

Interview Experiences and Surprises

  Citizen Advocacy: Advancing Your Cause

  Des Moines K-9 Department


  Not Only Worker Bees (COURSE CANCELED)

  Mason Bee Workshop (COURSE CANCELED)

  Hearts & Homes Tea: Tips for Spring

  Behind the Scenes of a 9-1-1 Call Center

  Iowa’s Adult Criminal Justice Process

  Flight Connections


   Alchemy: Transformations in Gold

   Ruptures: Breaks, Bursts, Leaks, Punctures Cracks, and Fractures

  Choices, Not Chances: A Senior Driving Review

  Native American Tribes of Iowa

  Researching Irish Ancestry

  Backstage Tour of the Des Moines Performing Arts Center

  Grow and Cook Healthy, Delicious Herbs

  Behind the Scenes of the Iowa Culinary Institute

A History of the Crusades to the Near East

  Monuments to History

  Behind the Scenes of the WDM Police Center

  Tai Chi and Chi Kung for Mindful Fitness

  Iowa’s Ethnic Heritage: A Brief History

  The Concept of “Race” in the History of the United States

  Behind the Scenes of the Des Moines International Airport

  An Introduction to Birding

  Villisca Axe Murders

  Roxanne Conlin: Lessons from My Life

  Des Moines Fire Station No. 1 Tour

  American Mah Jongg for Beginners

  Iowa Women in History

  Des Moines Water Works Tour


  Vegetarian Entrées

  Ice Cream

  Herbert Hoover: History’s Judgment

  You Can Use Facebook!

  Not Without a Fight! Indian Removal and the Trail of Tears

  The Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge

  Mushroom Foraging in Iowa

  Your Smartphone—A World of Possibilities

  Protecting Your Pocketbook: Making Consumer Laws Work for You

  Friendship Force: Changing the Way You See the World

  Spirit Lake Massacre

  A Day Trip to Western Iowa

  The History of Valley Junction and Jordan House Tour

  Behind the Scenes of Des Moines Public Works and Wastewater Treatment

  Walking Tour of Woodland Cemetery


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