Lifelong Learning at Mid

Keep learning. Keep growing. Keep going.

We offer a rich variety of personal interest classes on-campus. All of these classes are affordable, interactive, and convenient. From discovering a new hobby to staying informed, Mid offers what you're looking for.

UPCOMING Lifelong Learning Classes

Mid's Good Book Club!

Join us each month to discuss reading selections and discover new books among those who love to read!

Click Here for Mid's Good Book Club meeting dates and reading selections.


Naturopath

Intro to Naturopathic Medicine

Through October 18

Harrison City Market

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Attend individual classes or the full 8-week series!

A young woman learns how to weld in our Beginning Artistic welding class at Mid.

Artistic Welding

Starts September 20

Harrison Campus

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Fall Porch Sitters

Wednesday, September 28

Harrison Campus

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Ukulele 101

Ukulele 101

Starts October 5

Mt. Pleasant Campus

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Fall Porch Sitters

Tuesday, October 11

Mt. Pleasant Campus

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Tree Care

Community Tree Care

Starts October 13

Harrison Campus

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Basic Dog Training

Starts October 17

Harrison Campus

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Fall Pumpkin Canvas Painting

Fall Pumpkin Canvas Painting

Tuesday, October 18

Harrison Campus

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Halloween Cookies

Halloween Cookies

Thursday, October 20

Mt. Pleasant Campus

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Fall Pumpkin Canvas Painting

Fall Pumpkin Canvas Painting

Monday, October 24

Mt. Pleasant Campus

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Genealogy

Starts October 27

Harrison Campus

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Chunky Knit Blanket

Chunky Knit Blanket

Tuesday, November 8

Harrison Campus

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Candle Making

Candle Making

Wednesday, November 9

Harrison Campus

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November Cookies

November Cookies

Thursday, November 15

Mt. Pleasant Campus

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Candle Making

Candle Making

Thursday, November 17

Mt. Pleasant Campus

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Chunky Knit Blanket

Chunky Knit Blanket

Monday, November 21

Mt. Pleasant Campus

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Christmas Cookies

Christmas Cookies

Tuesday, December 6

Mt. Pleasant Campus

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Kid's Christmas Cookies

Kid's Christmas Cookies

Tuesday, December 13

Mt. Pleasant Campus

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Sue Bergeson enjoys artistic welding at Mid.

Sue Bergeson - Lifelong Learner

Moving to this beautiful area, I basically knew no one. I started looking for places to connect with interesting people. The Mid Michigan College Lifelong Learning artistic welding class sounded interesting. It certainly was nothing I had ever thought of doing, but it has been a great opportunity to try something new, something that challenges me in completely different ways.

The instructors have been so kind and patient. They have worked with each one of us, encouraging and teaching us based on what we want to do – it's not cookie cutter. I really appreciate that.

I’ve shown my pieces at several art shows – mostly around Traverse City – and had a lot of fun interacting with folks. It’s a completely new experience.

We all need to try new things, stretch, and grow at every age.

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Previous Lifelong Learning Classes

Workers at a Tree Farm measure a tree

Tree Farm Field Day

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Mason Jar Art

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Preserving Your Harvest with MSU Extension

Preserving Your Harvest Series

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Food Preservation & Canning Series

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Basic Computer Skills

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DIY Decor

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Porch Signs

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DIY Home Maintenance Series

Home DIY Series

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Shipwrecks

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Mountain Biking Basics Lifelong Learning Class

Mountain Biking Basics

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Spring Porch Signs

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Michigan Agriculture Series

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Mountain Bike Demo Day

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Vernal Pools

Exploring & Monitoring
Vernal Pools

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Kirtland Warbler & Evening Grosbeaks Discovery

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Child Car Seat Safety

Child Car Seat Safety

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Wellness Initiative for Seniors

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In The Kitchen with the Woodruff's

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Memory and Aging: What is 'Normal'?

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Snow Drifter Suitcase

Snow Drifter Suitcase

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Card Making at Mid

Cards For All Occasions

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Portable Washing Machine DIY Lifelong Learning Class

Portable Washing Machine DIY

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Cardinal Bird in tree

Birding 101

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Stress Less with Mindfulness

Stress Less with Mindfulness

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Who Gets Grandma's Yellow Pie Plate

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Creative Stenciling Kits

Creative Stenciling Kits

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Alzheimer's and Dementia Diseases Overview

Alzheimer's and Dementia Diseases Overview

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Intro to Herbal Medicine

Intro to Herbal Medicine

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Understanding Your Digital Camera

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Wood burning art example featuring a fish.

Pyrography Art

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Custom Doormat Craft sample

Custom Doormats

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Birdscaping

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Intro to Sewing

Introduction to Sewing

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Circuit Training

Circuit Training

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farmhouse clocks craft project class

Farmhouse Clocks

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Compass on Stock Paper - FREE Financial Workshops

Financial Planning Workshop

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Cooking Series: Knife Skills

Cooking Series

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Mountain Biking 101 Lifelong Learning Class

Mountain Biking 101

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Summer Camp Blast 2018

Summer Camp Blast

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Royal Icing CookiesCamping Royal Icing

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Tie Dye

Tie Dye

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Paranormal Exploration event

Paranormal Exploration

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Forestry Management

Forestry & Land Management Series

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Naturopath

Intro to Naturopathic Medicine

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Holiday Papercrafts: Bagalopes for Kids

Holiday Papercrafts:
Bagalopes for Kids

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Tango Basics

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Smart Phone Photography

Smart Phone Photography

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RELAX: Alternatives to Anger

RELAX: Alternatives to Anger

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Swing Basics

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Financial & Retirement Planning Series

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Fall Prevention

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A Matter of Balance

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Cooking for Crowds with MSU Extension

Cooking for Crowds

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Medicare Made Easy

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Winter Farmhouse Circular Sign

Winter Farmhouse Circular Sign

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Holiday Cookies with Royal Icing

Holiday Cookies
with Royal Icing

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Kid’s Holiday Cookie Decorating

Kid’s Holiday
Cookie Decorating

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Holiday Papercrafts: Tags & Bags

Holiday Papercrafts:
Tags & Bags

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Kids' Suds & Scrubs!

Kids' Suds & Scrubs!

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Basic Dog Training

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Advanced Dog Training

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Acrylic Pour Tumblers

Acrylic Pour Tumblers

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Learn to Use YOUR Superpower

My Mental Health: Learning to Use YOUR Superpower

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Soapmaking 101

Soapmaking 101

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Medicaid & Long-Term Care Planning

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Learn to Knit Series

Learn to Knit

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Mental Wellness Strategies for Nurses

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Sunflower-American Flag Painting

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Cardio Drumming Series

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Fall Porch Signs

Fall Porch Sign

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Yoga

Yoga for Beginners

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Winter Porch Sign

Winter Porch Sign

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Valentine Cookies

Valentine Cookies with Royal Icing

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Light Up Snowman Painting

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Farmhouse Circular Sign

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Healing through Writing

Healing through Writing

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Winter Gnomes

Winter Gnomes

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Guitar Fundamentals

Guitar Fundamentals I

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Fraud, Scams, & Misinformation Awareness

Internet Smarts & Scams

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Sweater Weather CookiesSweater Weather Cookies

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Guitar Fundamentals

Guitar Fundamentals II

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Farmhouse Signs

Farmhouse Signs

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Storytelling Workshop

Storytelling Workshop

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Cake Decorating 101

Cake Decorating 101

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St. Patrick's Day Cookies

St. Patrick's Day Cookies with Royal Icing

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Focus on Fixed Income

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Summer Fun Royal Icing Cookies

Summer Fun Royal Icing

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Acrylic Pour Lifelong Learning Class

Michigan Acrylic Pour

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Fraud, Scams, & Misinformation Awareness

Cybersecurity: Topics & Trends

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American Sign LanguageAmerican Sign Language

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Grant Writing Basics

Grant Writing Basics

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Easter Cookies

Easter Cookies with Royal Icing

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Hands-Only CPR

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Farmhouse Planters

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Mutual Funds Tour

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Homebrewing 101

Homebrewing 101

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Pet PlantersPet Planters

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Summer Camp

Summer Camps

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4th of July Workshop

4th of July Workshop

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4th of July Royal Icing

4th of July Royal Icing

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Cricut Iron-On T-Shirts

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Woman's Basic Self-Defense Class

Women’s Basic
Self-Defense

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Everyday Mental Wellness

Mental Wellness Strategies

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Cricut 101

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