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Michigan State University Extension
21885 Dunham Road, Suite 12, Clinton Township, MI 48036
(586) 469-6440

UPCOMING EVENTS

 

F R E E        RELAX - Alternatives to Anger online course - June 5 - 8, 2023, noon - 1 p.m.

Alternatives to Anger is a four-part educational series designed to help adults, parents and caregivers increase their knowledge about anger issues and put anger management and healthy relationship skills into practice. Through presentations, group discussion and skill-building activities, participants learn what anger is, what triggers anger, calming down and de-stressing methods, the principles of problem solving, effective communication skills and forgiving and letting go of the past. 

Participants will learn:

  • June 5, 2023 - Lesson 1 – What is anger?
  • June 6, 2023 - Lesson 2 – Calming down and de-stressing
  • June 7, 2023 - Lesson 3 – Six Principles of Problem-Solving
  • June 8, 2023 - Lesson 4 – Forgiving and Letting Go of the Past

All classes are from Noon - 1 p.m. EDT.  For more information or to register, click here.  Registration closes the Friday before class begins.

 

F R E E        Adulting 101 - May 18, 2023 to August 16, 2023

Michigan State University Extension (MSUE) is excited to add four new classes to their popular Adulting 101 program.  These engaging educational programs are designed for high school students and young adults to help demystify the obscure reality of being an “adult.” Each FREE class is packed full of important skills and tools necessary to live independently.  The Adulting 101 program features different topics monthly, taught by experienced MSU Extension Educators and 4-H volunteers. Register here for the new classes being offered May through August: https://www.canr.msu.edu/events/adult101s23

  • Cracking the Code to College - Thursday, May 18 at 6 p.m. EDT: How do you choose a college that is right for you? Explore the admission and application process and get tips on writing your essay. 
  • How to Buy a Car - Thursday, June 8 at 4 p.m. EDT: Buying a car is an important and costly decision to make. Attend this session to learn about choosing a vehicle, purchasing it, and all the considerations when making your decision. 
  • Sew What! Clothing Care saves Cash - Thursday, July 13 at 1 p.m. EDT: Does sorting dirty laundry seem mind boggling? Not sure about detergent, bleach, fabric softener and dryer sheets? Have a loose button or need something hemmed? Spend an hour learning these life skills and sew much more!
  • Eating Healthy on a Budget - Wednesday, August 16 at 1 pm EDT: Preparing healthy food and staying within your budget does not have to be a challenge. Planning, preparing, and purchasing strategies will be shared so you can stretch your food dollars further.

If you are interested in learning more about MSU Extension’s Adulting 101 sessions, please reach out to Macomb County MSU Extension Educator, Kathy Jamieson, jamies13@msu.edu.

 

F R E E        RELAX - Alternatives to Anger online course - May 15 - 18, 2023, noon - 1 p.m.

Alternatives to Anger is a four-part educational series designed to help adults, parents and caregivers increase their knowledge about anger issues and put anger management and healthy relationship skills into practice. Through presentations, group discussion and skill-building activities, participants learn what anger is, what triggers anger, calming down and de-stressing methods, the principles of problem solving, effective communication skills and forgiving and letting go of the past. 

Participants will learn:

  • May 15, 2023 - Lesson 1 – What is anger?
  • May 16, 2023 - Lesson 2 – Calming down and de-stressing
  • May 17, 2023 - Lesson 3 – Six Principles of Problem-Solving
  • May 18, 2023 - Lesson 4 – Forgiving and Letting Go of the Past

All classes are from Noon - 1 p.m. EDT.  For more information or to register, click here. Registration closes the Friday before class begins.