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Classroom and Online Personal Enrichment

Explore something new

Our live online programs are designed to be informative and interactive, so you can communicate directly with your instructor and classmates during the class. Take advantage of our unique topics that will provide you an opportunity to learn something new. We give you a link and a scheduled time so you participate from anywhere with an internet connection.

Programs in Classroom and Online Personal Enrichment

  1. Backyard Birding

    Hybrid

     Have you stopped to notice the animals that come through your backyard? Nature is all around us and sometimes we are moving too fast to enjoy it. Birds are some of the more fascinating creatures and taking time to enjoy them can be just what we need.

  2. Communiversity Band

    Rice Lake

    Communiversity Band is a joint effort of the UWEC Barron County Music Department and the adult musicians of the surrounding communities.

  3. Edible Wild Mushrooms and Plants Series

    Online

    This virtual program gives you the tips and tricks of identifying a variety of wild mushrooms and plants that are safe to eat--and those to avoid. Learn to identify different species, where you can find them, and how to safely store and prepare them.

  4. Herbalism for Everyday Use

    Online

    People have been using natural remedies for ailments throughout human civilization. Recently, herbalism is gaining popularity again. Learn from a master herbalist how to use herbs, plants and essential oils to address a variety of ailments.

  5. Let's Make a Podcast

    Online

    In this program, we will explore what makes a great podcast, and what tools you need to make your own podcast at home. We will learn about different styles, tools, techniques and how to share your productions.

  6. Northwinds British Brass Band

    Rice Lake

    The Northwinds British Brass Band is formed in the British tradition of brass and percussion.

  7. Red Cedar Choir

    Rice Lake

    Open to all community members, high school age and older! You will have the incredible opportunity to sing and be part of one of the best choirs in the area.

  8. Sign Language 1

    Eau Claire

    Do you wish you knew how to communicate through sign language? This course will give you basic knowledge and understanding to communicate with the Deaf community. Practice the fundamentals of conversation including receptive skills and body language.

  9. Sign Language 2

    Eau Claire

    If you’ve taken Sign Language 1 or have introductory skills/knowledge and are ready to learn more this is the program for you.

  10. Spring Edibles

    Online

    Forage for more than just mushrooms. Discover a variety of food that you can harvest and add to the dinner table.

  11. Wild Mushrooms 101

    Online

    Learn the basics of mushroom identification in time for spring foraging. Learn what is edible, what should be avoided, and look-alikes that could be confusing.

  12. Writing A Memoir — Letting our Senses Guide our Stories

    Online

    The instructor—an award-winning author who offers decades of teaching, writing, editing, and publishing experience—will provide encouragement and guidance as you write your own story. Open your mind to new perspectives on writing memoir.