Northwestern Michigan College: Belly Dancing, Historic Cemetery History, Cut The Cord

Going back to school has its advantages, from new memories and skills to friends that can become like family.

And not all courses have to take place in the classroom.

Northwestern Michigan College has some great things coming up, including a weekly belly dancing course, advice on cutting the cord to Cable T.V., and a download of local history at Traverse City’s Historic Oakwood Cemetery.

Laura Matchett, director of NMC’s Extended Educational Services, says her branch is determined to reach out to the community and have something for everyone.

See more about the above mentioned courses below. Or for more Adult Extended Education Classes, go here.

Cut the Cord

  • Course on how to get T.V. and media access without Cable.
  • Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018, 1 to 3 p.m. at the University Center.
  • Or Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018, 6 to 8 p.m. at the University Center.
  • $39
  • Call (231) 995-1700 to register or go online here.

Are you tired of paying high cable and satellite TV prices? Learn how to cut the cord and still have lots of viewing options. Learn about online streaming and the devices and methods that make it work. Save hours of researching the multitude of choices out there, and get the info you need here instead. Join the revolution, cut the cord, and save money.

Belly Dance for Every Body

  • Thursday, Oct. 25 to Nov. 15, 2018, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Physical Education Building.
  • $59
  • Register online here.

Feel muscles you never knew you had and find the peace and confidence with your body that you always wanted. This low-impact exercise can boost your immune system, increase blood flow, improve skin tone, and give your whole body a more youthful appearance. But even more than all of that–discover how you are part of a larger community of women who support and encourage each other. No matter what age, size or fitness level, these aspects are all part of the bigger picture that is Belly Dance, and it can be part of your life too!

Life Luncheon Friday at Traverse City’s Historic Oakwood Cemetery

  • Friday, Oct. 26, 2018, noon to 1:30 p.m.
  • $10
  • Call (231) 995-1700 to register, or go online here.

Just in time for Halloween, Cemetery Sexton Branden Morgan will fill you in with more than ghost stories. Established in 1853, Oakwood Cemetery on Eighth Street was Traverse City’s first cemetery — learn about its original location, the renowned locals buried there, plus much more. Do not be afraid to ask Branden about his personal (and spooky) experiences working at the cemetery for 20+ years. Bring a sack lunch; beverages and dessert provided. Pre-registration is required.

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