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The saga of the Donner Party is a tragic icon of the American West. Learn the inside story of these doomed pioneers’ 2,000-mile trek and their entrapment in the Sierra from a nationally recognized expert and author. View hands-on artifacts of that fateful journey, explore the mechanics of wilderness survival, and gain a deeper understanding of America’s period of Manifest Destiny.

Schedule : Weekly - Sat 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM; starting 3/25/2017, ending 3/25/2017

Tuition: $39.00

Materials Cost: $0.00

Location : TMCC Meadowood Center Location : 
  TMCC Meadowood Center.

Instructor : Frank Mullen 

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Deepen the bond with your dog and bring joy to the people who may need it most. Work at your dog’s level by learning to speak dog. Discuss training tips and techniques, understand how dogs think and establish a reinforcement schedule for well-known behaviors. Prepare and take the Canine Good Citizenship test. Interview with the Alliance of Therapy Dogs and meet dog-handler teams. Observe public access policies and service animal rights as well as dog advocacy and public education groups you can be a part of. Supplies required.  To Do Prior To Class: 1. Please fill out the self-assessment.  2. Look over What To  Bring to class. 

Schedule : Multiple Class Schedules:   Weekly - Wed 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM; 5 sessions starting 4/5/2017, ending 5/3/2017. 
   Weekly - Fri 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM; 5 sessions starting 4/7/2017, ending 5/5/2017. <

Tuition: $199.00

Materials Cost: $0.00

Location : Multiple Location : 
  TMCC Meadowood Center
  Fur and Feather Works Training Center.

Instructor : Joanna Moritz 

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From the thousands of westerns filmed over the decades, there’s one that stands taller, with sharper spurs, and shoots straighter than all the rest. Ride back through the history of westerns and giddy-up to the present, then watch the best western of them all. Your cowpoke on this cattle drive of film is an accomplished screenwriter.

Schedule : Weekly - Wed 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM; starting 4/12/2017, ending 4/12/2017

Tuition: $39.00

Materials Cost: $0.00

Location : TMCC Meadowood Center Location : 
  TMCC Meadowood Center.

Instructor : Paul Hoppe 



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Save hundreds of dollars and hours of unnecessary frustration at the automotive center and gain a better understanding of how your car works. Perform your own oil changes and get to know the fluids every vehicle needs and how to check them. Discover how to safely jump-start a car. Learn to change your radiator, alternator, headlights and battery. Discuss what to look for when purchasing a used vehicle and be able to determine whether or not an automobile is worth your investment.  

Schedule : Weekly - Thu 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM; starting 4/27/2017, ending 4/27/2017

Tuition: $39.00

Materials Cost: $0.00

Location : TMCC Meadowood Center Location : 
  TMCC Meadowood Center.

Instructor : TBA Staff 

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You can still afford a vacation! In this class, Gina Henry, world travel specialist, will show you hundreds of ways to get FREE airline tickets, hotels, cruises, tours, car rentals, meals and more. Learn how to maximize your frequent flyer miles, get "bumped" and fly for free. Fly as an air courier, teach English, get a tour guide job, or organize your own tours for family and friends. Write articles, shoot photos, volunteer, or get paid to drive. Learn the best travel web sites, tips on packing light, solo travel, safety, health, culture, the seven effective ways to negotiate, and the 50 most important words in any language that will empower you to travel anywhere. More information on the instructor

Schedule : Weekly - Sat 10:00 AM - 1:30 PM; starting 5/6/2017, ending 5/6/2017

Tuition: $39.00

Materials Cost: $15.00

Location : TMCC Meadowood Center Location : 
  TMCC Meadowood Center.

Instructor : Gina Henry 

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Delve into Native American spiritual traditions, practices and beliefs with the guidance of a Washo spirit guide. Explore the living, traditional knowledge of this ancient culture and how it applies to contemporary society. Develop a oneness with nature, the universe and the peoples of the world. Experience a circle dance and the affirming energy it generates. Understand how Native American beliefs can complement your other spiritual practices. 

Schedule : Weekly - Sat 12:30 PM - 4:30 PM; starting 5/13/2017, ending 5/13/2017

Tuition: $49.00

Materials Cost: $0.00

Location : TMCC Meadowood Center Location : 
  TMCC Meadowood Center.

Instructor : Dahlahk Patahlngee 



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Besides the game’s fun and social contact, bridge has been shown to sharpen the mind, improve critical thinking, planning and concentration, and more. Learn to play one of the world’s most popular card games using the American Contract Bridge League's introduction to the principles of bidding and how to play a bridge hand. Find out how to use the Stayman convention over no-trump opening bids, how to play weak two-bids and other pre-empts, and how to bid a strong hand. Discover how to effectively work and cooperate with a partner.  

Schedule : Weekly - Thu 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM; 11 sessions; starting 5/18/2017, ending 7/27/2017

Tuition: $99.00

Materials Cost: $0.00

Location : TMCC Meadowood Center Location : 
  TMCC Meadowood Center.

Instructor : Wayne Gordon 

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Take your bridge expertise further by practicing major and minor suit openings and responses, various uses for the Double, Ace asking bids and Two-Over-One bidding. Develop the confidence you need to play in any bridge game. To take this class, you should be familiar with basic bidding, play of the hand, defense and very basic conventions.

Schedule : Weekly - Thu 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM; 11 sessions; starting 5/18/2017, ending 7/27/2017

Tuition: $99.00

Materials Cost: $0.00

Location : TMCC Meadowood Center Location : 
  TMCC Meadowood Center.

Instructor : Wayne Gordon 



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Gain insight into what life in the Great Basin was like 160 centuries ago at the end of the last Ice Age. The DNA of Spirit Cave Man, found near Fallon, provides clues to the populating of the Americas. Discuss the latest thought about how and when humans first came to the continent, see artifacts and reproductions, and explore the politics pitting scientists against Native Americans. Better understand how culture and tradition affect scientific inquiry.  

Schedule : Weekly - Sat 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM; starting 5/20/2017, ending 5/20/2017

Tuition: $39.00

Materials Cost: $0.00

Location : TMCC Meadowood Center Location : 
  TMCC Meadowood Center.

Instructor : Frank Mullen 

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Transcend the typical tourist experience of Italy. Gain insider tips on accommodations, transportation, where to visit and getting the most out of your trip. In addition, learn essential phrases to effectively communicate with the people you meet. 

Schedule : Weekly - Tue 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM; 5 sessions; starting 5/23/2017, ending 6/20/2017

Tuition: $59.00

Materials Cost: $0.00

Location : TMCC Meadowood Center Location : 
  TMCC Meadowood Center.

Instructor : Donatella Hunter 



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Develop an appreciation of modern drone technology. Discuss the classifications, uses and benefits of unmanned aircraft. Gain a basic understanding of flight control systems and drone limitations. Learn the components that make up a drone and how each one is essential to operation. Review federal and state laws, flight safety, and the motor skills needed for proper handling. Undergo a pre-flight inspection and practice beginner maneuvers as you fly a real drone.  

Schedule : Weekly - Tue, Thu 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM; 2 sessions; starting 6/20/2017, ending 6/22/2017

Tuition: $69.00

Materials Cost: $50.00

Location : TMCC Applied Technology Center Location : 
  TMCC Applied Technology Center.

Instructor : Mark Sharp 

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Develop your spontaneity and creativity through learning improv. Try your hand at long-form improv, the same acting technique that SNL has made famous. Bring an open mind and find out how to make a basic three line scene. At the end of class, you’ll be confident enough to give a short performance.

Schedule : Weekly - Tue 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM; 3 sessions; starting 7/11/2017, ending 7/25/2017

Tuition: $49.00

Materials Cost: $0.00

Location : Aikido of Reno Location : 
  Aikido of Reno.

Instructor : Vince Salvatore 



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