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June 21

June 21, 2019


Derek Rayment
Public + Media Relations Manager
531-MCC-2876, office
402-960-0697, cell

Blair Public Library, MCC will host gardening classes for seniors

BLAIR, Neb. — Metropolitan Community College will offer three noncredit gardening classes this summer at the Blair Public Library, 2233 Civic Dr. Each course is intended for seniors and will teach students how to make one-of-a-kind creations for the garden, ranging from garden signs to painted rocks.

Students will learn how to make the perfect flower pot for their garden in Garden Crafts for Seniors: Flower Pots on Friday, Aug. 2, 1-3 p.m. The second class in the gardening series is Garden Crafts for Seniors: Garden Signs on Friday, Aug. 9, 1-3 p.m., where students will create a custom sign. The third class, Garden Crafts for Seniors: Painted Rocks, will be held on Friday, Aug. 16, 1-3 p.m.

To register or for more information, call 531-MCC-2620 or visit


Metropolitan Community College, accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, is a comprehensive, public community college that offers affordable, quality education to all residents of Dodge, Douglas, Sarpy and Washington counties. Founded in 1974, MCC has the largest enrollment out of six community colleges in Nebraska and is the second largest post-secondary institution in the state. MCC serves more than 40,000 unique credit and noncredit students.