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Boating Safety

  • This is a Michigan Safe Boating Course offered by the Washtenaw County Sheriff's Department. This course of designed to teach both beginning and experienced boaters the "Rules of the Road". This course will provide attendees an opportunity to obtain a Michigan Boaters Safety Certificate.

    Did you know? Persons less than 12 years can only operate a boat of more than 6hp but no more than 35 hp legally if they have been issued a boating certificate and are supervised on board by a person at least 16 years of age. Those born on or after July 1, 1996 may operate a boat only if they have been issued a boating safety certificate. Those born before July 1, 1996 may operate a boat legally without restrictions. Personal watercraft can be driven by 14 and 15 year olds only if they obtained a boating safety certificate and are accompanied on board by their parent or legal guardian. Those at least 16 years of age and born after December 31, 1978 may operate a PWC legally only if they have obtained a boating safety certificate.

    WHEN:  Saturday June 11th from 8:00am-4:00pm (bring a lunch)

    WHERE: Milan Middle School, Community Education Classroom

    COST: $20.00

    Instructor: Washtenaw County Sheriff's Department

    To register and pay online, please visit:

Instant Guitar for Hopelessly Busy People

  • Chords Are Key

    Have you ever wanted to learn the guitar but can't find the time? In just a few hours you can learn enough about playing the guitar to give you years of musical enjoyment, and you won't have to take private lessons to do it! This crash course will teach you some basic chords and get you playing along with your favorite songs right away. And, since this course includes an online book and online follow-up video lessons, you will be able to continue your practice and study on your own. You will also be provided with a recording of the class and an optional periodic online question and answer session. The course is partly lecture/demonstration and partly hands on instruction. Class is limited to 15 students. For ages 13+

    Topics Include:

    • How chords work in a song
    • How to form the three main types of chords
    • How to tune your guitar
    • How to buy a good guitar (and what to avoid)
    • How to play along with simple tunes
    • Basic strumming patterns

    WHEN: Wednesday June 22, 2022 from 6:30-9:00pm

    WHERE: On Zoom

    COST: $59 (this includes the online materials)

    To register and pay on-line, please visit: