OTOW Art Group Exhibit in MTP Lobby

Come visit MTP January 6-30 to view a beautiful display of art!  This display features 28 pieces of art from several different mediums.  Meet the artists at their reception in the lobby on:

January 15, 2-4 p.m.

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Online Registration Workshop
January 3rd, 1-2 p.m.

Join MTP staff members Michelle Shideler, Heather Simsay and Jim Shook for an hour-long session outlining how to search for classes, complete your course registrations, find new and exciting updates, send cancellation requests, and so much more! All questions will be answered before the session is over, so you can go home with the confidence to do it on your own!  Call (352) 861-9751 to register.

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NEW Course Interest Survey

Please take a moment to review the proposed courses on our course interest survey and let us know if you would be interested in attending!

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Featured Classes:

German Made Easy with Mary Hamblen
Begins January 6, 4-5 p.m.

Do you want to learn German to get by when travelling to Germany, Austria, or Switzerland? Or do you want to just learn German just for the fun of it? This course is for you! You will learn the basic German expressions along with the correct pronunciation in order to communicate effectively in German.

Members: $32; Non-Members: $37

Beginning Sign Language with Jill Davis
Begins January 6, 4-5 p.m.

For someone unable to hear the spoken word, how nice for them to be greeted in their own language! Attending this six session class in beginning sign, you will learn over 100 signs and the basic fundamentals for conversation in American Sign Language.

Members: $40; Non-Members: $45

Wild About Animals: Desert Dwellers
January 7, 10:30-11:30 a.m.

Deserts are extremely unique ecosystems that hold an abundance of animals. We will look at interesting animals found in these otherworldly locations and these adaptions that help them survive. This class will also have a special desert animal guest.

Members: $10; Non-Members: $15

Get Rid of Knee Pain Once and For All
January 8, 1-2 p.m.

Knee pain can keep you from enjoying some of your favorite activities. Playing with grand kids may become more difficult as will walking short distances or playing golf. If you have arthritis, cartilage damage, “bone on bone” tendinitis, bursitis, or hear crunching and popping sounds, a new treatment may eliminate your knee pain and help restore normal function. Come hear Dr. Orta, D.C., speak on this new technology.

Members: $2; Non-Member: $7

Dog Behavior - Basic Principles
Begins January 9, 10:30-11:30 a.m.

Would you like to know how to communicate better with your dog? This program comprises different aspects of basic training in guidelines like "name," "watch me," "sit," "come," and walking on a leash. In this class, we will discuss common situations, such as house breaking, jumping, nipping, and chewing.

The instructor practices positive reinforcement, and never uses forceful or violent methods. She will analyze participants' pet temperaments, ask questions and find the right solutions to improve each pet's life.... and the participants.

Participants are asked to bring:
-their own leash
-their own treats
-suitable shoes, no sandals or flip-flops

Bring a smile.

Members: $90; Non-Members: $100

Great Decisions - Selected Topics
Begins January 10, 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m.

The topics for Great Decisions 2020, selected by the Foreign Policy Association, are designed to involve you in a discussion of world affairs. Your experienced facilitator is Roger Kass. The objectives for the course are for the participants to: Develop an informed opinion about important world events; Share their opinions during the class session in an open and non-confrontational forum; Gain a better understanding of the challenges and options facing the United States in its relations with the world. Participants in Roger's classes find the discussion lively, informative and friendly. The FPA briefing book, which includes all the 2020 topics, is available at the first class for $35, payable to the instructor.

Members: $60; Non-Members: $70


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Another successful Kickoff for the term beginning in January 2020! Over 700 participants and 90 instructors made it a great event. Thanks so very much to the team of hard-working volunteers! We couldn't do it without you.

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One definition states that: Lifelong learning is the "ongoing, voluntary, and self-motivated" pursuit of knowledge for either personal or professional reasons. Therefore, it not only enhances social inclusion, active citizenship, and personal development, but also self-sustainability, as well as competitiveness and employability.

The Lifelong Learning program at MTP touches on all these aspects. But it takes a lot of talent and effort to make it happen. Would you considering helping?

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Master the Possibilities receives regular submissions from instructors about courses they are proposing to teach. We would love your feedback! We put them on surveys and welcome your opinion. You can let us know if you would attend a course that's described. This way, you get to help us build our course catalog and give our instructors valuable feedback. It's easy, just click this button:

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* Class and trip hosts
* Greeters and registration help
* Class and event set-up support
* Computer and technology assistance for faculty
* Writers, editors, and marketing assistants
* And more!

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Master the Possibilities’ greatest asset is more than 200 faculty who share their time and talents to make each term better and better. Over 50 percent donate their time to help us build our not-for-profit center. Other faculty members are independent contractors.

These highly qualified and credentialed instructors come with diverse and fascinating backgrounds.

Our outstanding faculty design classes with the adult learner in mind – no tests, no stress.

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