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Latin Dance


with Robin Shaw

Calendar Next available session starts Mar 10, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Learn the basics of chacha and rumba in this 4 week course. These dances provide a great way to connect with your partner and possibly shed those extra pounds. A partner is required.

Joanne Volatire is a ballroom dance instructor who currently teaches at the Portsmouth Ballroom. She has taught various dance classes for nearly 20 years.

The price is for 2 people- only register once.

Spring Soups


with Mary Trigge

Calendar Next available session starts Mar 10, 2020 at 6 pm

Spring is almost here! Time to lighten up your soup with some fresh vegetables. Mexican Chicken Pozole soup is one of the recipes that we will make. 

Please note our cooking class policy: cooking classes have a 5 day cancellation notice as they require the advance purchase of perishable products. No shows and late cancellations can not be refunded.

Bring a container! With all our cooking classes, you’ll want to bring home the lefovers, so be sure to bring bags or containers with lids.

Italian Language and Culture for Travelers


with Kimberly Dowling

Calendar Next available session starts Mar 11, 2020 at 10 am, runs for 6 weeks

Traveling to Italy and want to be able to order food or ask for directions? Learn helpful phrases, beginner grammar and vocabulary, and Italian customs in preparation for that Italian trip of a lifetime! Kimberly studied abroad for an academic year in Florence at the art school SACI and later completed an intensive Italian language program at La Societa’ Dante Alighieri while living with native Italians for many years. Kimberly is passionate about all things Italian and finds it a fun language to learn.

Photoshop II


with Rob Underwood

Calendar Next available session starts Mar 11, 2020 at 5:30 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Have you played around with Photoshop enough to get around and do certain tasks? Are you ready to delve deeper into all the powerful tools Photoshop has to offer? In this six week hands-on class, you will get to have all your Photoshop questions answered.


Retirement 101


with Amber Shaw and Jim Gavin

Calendar Next available session starts Mar 11, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week
2 additional sessions through May 13, 2020

Many regrettably overlook the importance of retirement planning. It’s a crucial process that naturally provides peace of mind while helping prepare for the unforeseen. Come join us as we discuss how to be prepared.

Every Woman’s Heart Purse Gala

Calendar Next available session starts Mar 12, 2020 at 6 pm

Every woman loves a new purse! Join us for this fancy, fun event where we silent auction (with a Buy It Now option) gently-used, high-end handbags which have been donated specifically for this event. Festive treats will be served with tea. Want to come early to see the merchandise? Want to grab it before the auction starts to make sure that fab clutch is yours? Early Bird viewing starts at 4pm for an additional $20. Grab and Go (Buy It Now) options will be available for all items.  Register early for this swanky event (online or call with cc, or mail a check). Please Note: Purchases made during event are cash or check only. (Contact Lynn Sheehan to donate purses - 363-7922.)

Yoga is for Everyone


with Nancy Wheaton Modern

Calendar Next available session starts Mar 16, 2020 at 11 am, runs for 5 weeks
1 additional session on Apr 27, 2020

Through the basic poses of yoga, we work on alignment whether standing, balancing, or seated. Every class has a theme and the poses work with each theme to strengthen the core and to honor our growth, step by step, in the process. We begin where we are, commit to honoring the practice, and support others.

Warrior Workshop


with Nicole Marcin

Calendar Next available session starts Mar 16, 2020 at 5:30 pm
1 additional session on May 4, 2020

Women, do you know how to stay safe? Do you want to learn more about non-lethal safety options such as pepper sprays and stun guns? Is your life worth the fight? Learn hands on techniques to walk away a winner because losing is NOT an option. Come ready, leave strong!

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