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Backcountry Survival Skills

Learn commonsense, modern survival skills for the backcountry or the backyard in a short course on staying safe and in one piece if you become “locationally challenged” while hiking in unfamiliar territory. Avid, expert backpacker Phil Starr will cover attitude, adaptation and awareness and will discuss and demonstrate survival kit components and methods of attracting attention of searchers-ensuring assistance and rescue.

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City Slicker Tricks to Staying Alive

Avid, expert backpacker Phil Starr will teach you what every family needs to prepare and educate themselves about survival psychology and the skills necessary to stay safe in an urban environment following a natural or manmade disaster. Basic first aid, hygiene skills, survival kit items and mental preparedness will also be covered.

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Collette Tours - Spotlight on South Dakota

Discover the spirit of the American West. Travel dates are July 14-20, 2017 and includes round trip airfare, nine meals, six nights at Hotel Alex Johnson, transfers and insurance. Stroll along the Presidential Trail, filled with 150 years of American history. Stand before the Crazy Horse Memorial, the world’s largest mountain sculpture still in progress. Discover the inspiring colors and rock formations in Badlands National Park. Explore the legendary city of Deadwood, home to Wild Bill Hickok and Calamity Jane. Please join us for a slideshow presentation and explanation of the trip by Collette Vacations representative Mike Sprutte. For a FREE informational trip brochure please call 407-0140, option #3.

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Dog Grooming

Learn how to properly bathe, brush, clean ears, brush teeth, clip nails and care for your dog's coat. Instructor Linda Weniger will also teach you about the different tools to use on different coats of hair. You will leave class knowing just what you need in order to have your pooch looking like he or she has been to the doggie spa. Take this chance to learn from a professional; you will be glad you did. Do not bring your dog to class. No discount.

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Dog Obedience

Do not be taken for a walk anymore! Come learn all the proper techniques for training your dog using positive reinforcement. A basic skill will be taught each week such as the heel, sit, stay, come and down commands. Learn the tricks to solving behavior problems. Dogs DO attend all sessions. Trainer Linda Weniger has over 40 years experience in all-breed training. Please bring proof of current vaccinations to first class. No discount.

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Dog Toys - Safe or Not?

Join instructor Linda Weniger in identifying toys that are on the market today. There are many things numerous pet owners do not think about when buying a new toy: dye color, fabric, rubber or plastic and how it shreds, toys with strings and the problems it may cause, squeakers, stuffing, items such as a shoe that may represent as a humans belonging and size. Bring five of your own dogs toys to be assessed - safe or not? You may be surprised! Do not bring your dog to this class. No discount.

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Ghosts & Legends of San Antonio

Come and get acquainted with the night with Randy Felts! Over the last eleven years Randy has taken thousands on a walk back through time for a glimpse of our city's dark and unique history, its culture and of course the ghosts and legends born of folklore that have blossomed here for over half a millennium. Experience 500 years of legends, lives and dark tales that will chill your bones. Learn why La Llorona wails along the river. Why the Donkey Lady seeks eternal revenge and why the sound of rattlesnakes chill your bones. No discount.

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Golf- Beginning

Golf has been one of the fastest-growing sports for the past 10 years. Take a swing at learning the necessary fundamentals such as proper grip, rules of play, scoring, etiquette, stance, swing and more. Learn about a hobby that you could enjoy for a lifetime. Loaner clubs are available or you can bring your own set of clubs. Golf balls will be furnished. Lessons are provided by the Director of Instruction, Rob Myers II and the R II M Golf staff. No discount.

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Golf for Women, Beginning

Take a swing at golf and learn the fundamentals of putting, chipping, iron play and woods. Loaner clubs are available or you can bring your own set of clubs. Golf balls will be furnished. Lessons are provided by the Director of Instruction, Rob Myers II, and the R II M Golf staff. No discount.

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Golf for Women, Intermediate

The class is designed for golfers who have played before and want to refresh skills or maximize performance. If you have clubs, bring them. If you do not, loaners are available. Golf balls will be furnished. Lessons are provided by the Director of Instruction, Rob Myers II, and the R II M Golf staff. No discount.

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Golf- Intermediate

Become a better golfer by continuing to work on your game and improving your techniques. Designed for golfers who have played before, this class will teach you how to get out of trouble, shape your shots, manage your game and maximize performance. Loaner clubs are available or you can bring your own set of clubs. Golf balls will be furnished. Lessons are provided by the Director of Instruction, Rob Myers II and the R II M Golf staff. No discount.

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Historic Cemeteries Tour

Join this spirited visit to San Antonio's historic eastside cemeteries for an unforgettable experience. Learn tragic, humorous and inspiring stories about famous and less well-known cemetery residents. You will gain a better understanding of cemetery history and architecture during this comfortable, two-hour walking tour through a lovely, but often overlooked historic treasure. Wear comfortable clothes and meet at the southeast corner of Monumental and Paso Hondo. Bruce Martin, certified professional tour guide, and Elizabeth Porterfield, architectural historian, will be waiting for you. They will lead you on an adventure that you will not soon forget. No discount.

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Holiday Lights Downtown

This magical, nighttime walk will highlight downtown San Antonio's dramatic holiday views. Experience the remarkably lit River Walk, churches, plazas and buildings. Enjoy discussions of architecture, history and public art as we stroll through the heart of our beautiful city. Bring your camera to capture many of the memorable images we will see. Meet in front of San Fernando Cathedral on Main Plaza. Bruce Martin, certified professional tour guide, will be waiting for you. No discount.

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King William Historic District Tour

Enjoy this leisurely walk along shady streets in one of San Antonio's most beautiful and best preserved neighborhoods. Appreciate handsome residential architecture in a variety of styles and materials. Learn stories about colorful residents, as well as some of our city's most prominent citizens. Understand how contemporary homes are successfully integrated into this lovely historic district. Wear comfortable shoes for this pleasant, two-hour morning walk and meet new the NW corner of King William Street and Turner Street. Bruce Martin, certified professional tour guide, and Elizabeth Porterfield, architectural historian, will be waiting for you. No discount.

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Ladies- Intermediate Golf with Hatha Yoga Basics

Golf and yoga? The parallels between the two are endless! Let R II M Golf lead the intermediate golfer towards more consistency on the course while yoga professional, Heather Wedige introduces you to a lifetime practice designed to improve physical and mental well-being. After your golf instruction at Northeast Golf Center, take drive up to the R II M Fitness Studio where your yoga journey begins! If you do not own a set of clubs, we have some to loan. Golf balls will be furnished. We also have yoga mats to borrow, but make sure you bring an extra pair of comfortable clothes for yoga. Hit 'em straight and Namaste! No discount.

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Land Navigation - Map, Compass and GPS Skills

Stay found! With a map and compass, or satellites, you will never be "confused" again. Learn how to use essential outdoor navigation tools to travel by foot to a destination. Determine your location using triangulation techniques or GPS coordinates. A new aspect to this class is Geocashing. Plan to hike to locate geocashes. Backpacker Phil Starr will introduce these staying-found skills at Eisenhower Park (19399 NW Military Hwy., next to Camp Bullis). Dress comfortably, bring water and wear sturdy shoes. Topographic maps and compasses will be provided for class use. Bring a handheld GPS unit if you have one or plan to look on.

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Pickleball

Imagine a game that is a cross between tennis, ping pong and badminton. Sound strange? It is pickleball and it is the fastest-growing sport in the world. Come learn to play with a wiffle ball and a paddle on a badminton-sized court. Pickleball is designed for both men and women, no matter your age or physical limitation. You will get the hang of footwork, balance, scoring and all the fundamentals. "Pickleball rocks" says instructor and pickleball ambassador Sandra Carrillo, a retired teacher who conducts clinics city wide. Wear comfortable clothes and tennis shoes. Bring you own paddle or use a loaner paddle that will be provided. A $5 ball fee is payable to the instructor at the first class.

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Puppy Kindergarten

Bring your fur baby to this exciting new class to begin the proper steps in training it to be the best companion ever! All pups eight weeks to five months are welcome. Topics to be taught: potty training, proper socialization, leash training, simple command words, good manners, toy choices and much more. Instructor Linda Weniger has over 40 years of experience as a professional dog trainer. You are required to bring proof of appropriate vaccinations for the age of your pup to class. No discount.

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