Fermentation, bread, scuba classes offered

Posted October 7, 2019

Plymouth School District Community Education & Recreation is offering a new fermentation class, plus Artisan Sourdough Breads, and another chance to try scuba.

Register by Oct. 11 and save $10 on the following classes, which will meet at Plymouth High School, 125 Highland Ave.:

  • Fermentation – Delicious Natural Bubbling Beverages: Fermented beverages are easy to make and provide delicious, healthy options to commercial soda. Participants will taste samples of shrub, switchel, and other soda alternatives and take home a culture and a beverage prepared in class. Class will meet with Linda Conroy, owner of Moonwise Herbs, from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Monday Oct. 21; fee is $34 until Oct. 11, then $44.
  • Artisan Sourdough Breads: Participants will sample a variety of loaves while learning the art of bread-making and leave with two loaves at various stages in the bread-making process, a starter of sourdough, and step-by-step instructions. Cream will be turned into fresh butter, which will be flavored in a variety of ways to complement the loaves. Class will meet with instructor Kate Pearce, registered nurse and nutrition specialist, from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday Oct. 24; fee is $37 until Oct. 11, then $47.
  • Scuba: Those ages 10 and up can try scuba in the safety of the PHS pool, with all equipment, supervision and pool time included. Class will meet with instructors from Port Deco Divers from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday Oct. 26; fee is $36 ($28 for district residents ages 62 and up and for Generations members) until Oct. 11, then $46.

Please note: Community Ed & Rec has moved into its new office in the addition on the south end of PHS! The office is open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays. Of course, you still can register online or by mail at any time.

Learn more:
• Register online to pay with a credit card and to receive immediate confirmation of enrollment.
Print a registration form to mail with payment to Community Ed & Rec, 125 Highland Ave., Plymouth WI 53073.
• Call (920) 892-5068, email commedrec@plymouth.k12.wi.us, or visit the new Community Ed & Rec office on the south end of Plymouth High School, 125 Highland Ave.
• View or download the complete Community Ed & Rec Fall 2019 Course Listings.
• Visit our Facebook page, where we share information regularly about our many learning and wellness offerings for community members of all ages. 

There’s also still room in the following:

  • Hiking Club: Enjoy the Kettle Moraine Forest and other trails in our area for a weekly group hike. Club meets at 5:30 p.m. Thursdays through Oct. 31 at various locations; there is no fee, but you must register at least two days in advance and you will need a state park sticker.
  • Community Conversation – “Ground Ozone and Its Impact on You”: Rebecca Clarke and Rebecca Duquesnoy of the Sheboygan Ozone Alliance will address the causes of and proposed remedies to ground ozone (smog), which can lead to health issues. The discussion will be from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday Oct. 8 in the library at Plymouth High School, 125 Highland Ave. Participation is free, but registration is required by Oct. 7.
  • Putting out the Internal Fire: Dr. Dan Francis of Francis Chiropractic will discuss inflammation in the body and ways to help reduce it. Topics will include hemp, CBD, turmeric, fish oil, and diet. Class will meet from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday Oct. 9 in the Plymouth High School Library, 125 Highland Ave.; fee is $5 until Sept. 27, then $15.
  • Home Alone: Those in grades 3 to 6 who spend time home without an adult will gain a knowledge of safety concepts. They will learn to use 911, what to do if the lights go out, and how to handle other small emergencies. Class will meet with instructor Denise Roth from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Monday Oct. 14 and Wednesday Oct. 16 at Parkview Elementary School, 500 Parkview Drive; fee is $24 until Oct. 4, then $34.
  • Around Our Town – New Life Community Church: Participants in this field trip for adults will get a look inside the renovated space at New Life Community Church, 2323 Eastern Ave., and learn how this church connects, grows and serves the community. The tour, which will begin at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday Oct. 15, is free but space is limited and registration is required by Oct. 14.