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Personal Enrichment

Fabulous Landscapes - Studio Painting in Oil, Acrylics, and Gouache


with Mary Byrom

Calendar Next session starts Jan 2, 2019 at 5:30 pm, runs for 5 weeks
1 additional session on Feb 6, 2019

This studio painting class is for beginner-to-experienced painters wishing to expand their landscape painting skills. We will explore different ways to key a painting, how to make color choices, create solid designs and increase our visual vocabulary while having a lot of fun! Each week we will focus on different elements that will significantly improve your ability to see and understand how successful landscapes are painted. Asking key questions, we will work from direct observation, plein air sketches and photographs to design and develop landscapes with impact. Students will be introduced to a process for starting a landscape painting with a key set of questions and powerful tools that will provide a strong foundation for their painting. Individual expression and creativity is strengthened by this process. Students may use oil, acrylic or gouache in this class. Beginners through intermediate painter are welcome. Materials list provided here : Mediums: Oils , Acrylics, Gouache.

Fearless Public Speaking: Speak, Act And Look Like a Leader


with Bonnie Gross

Calendar Next session starts Sep 10, 2018

When there are two people with the same skills entering a room, delivering a speech, or participating in a meeting– the person who looks, acts and sounds like a leader is the person most remembered. Make sure next time—it’s YOU! This class teaches you the skills not usually taught in traditional “presentation skills” courses; you will learn the secrets of how to speak, look and act like a leader. Being a calm, confident, impactful presenter starts before you write the first line - it starts with what and how you think. Learn the speaking skills of great public figures, such as John F. Kennedy and Steve Jobs, who have used their voices and speaking style to exude power and influence. (Approx. 12 hours.)

Felted Totebag - Sewing Project


with Mary Trigge

Calendar Next session starts Jan 30, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Did you shrink your favorite wool sweater and you don’t know what to do with it? Your can make it into a usable bag to put yo knitting or whatever you want in. Bring your supplies and sewing machine.

Financial Challenges of the Sandwich Generation


with Herbert Moyer

Calendar Next session starts Oct 1, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Learn the realities of being a member of the sandwich generation and strategies that you can use to care for your parents, children, and yourself. Herb Moyer is a Financial Professional with Prudential, working on his fifth year with PRU. He taught high school Sciences for more than 28 years, worked for IBM as an Education Instructional Specialist for almost four years, and owned his own small computer company, Multimedia Systems, Inc. for 15 years. He enjoys sharing his financial expertise with clients to help them grow and protect their assets to better prepare for their financial futures and their uncertain retirement years.

First Aid CPR AED for Adult/Child/Infant


with Elle Zuckerman

Calendar Next session starts Oct 9, 2018 at 4:30 pm, runs for 2 weeks
4 additional sessions through Feb 5, 2019

American Heart Association Heartsaver® First Aid CPR AED is a classroom, video-based, instructor-led course that teaches students critical skills needed to respond to and manage a first aid, choking or sudden cardiac arrest emergency in the first few minutes until emergency medical services (EMS) arrive.

Fittspiration for Women
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Fittspiration for Women


with Michelle Nast

Calendar Next session starts Oct 2, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 6 weeks
1 additional session on Nov 27, 2018

Keep fit (or get fit) with this full body workout which focuses on increasing over all strength, improve cardiovascular endurance through interval training, leaving you feeling your best!  This group exercise class has the individualized feeling of having your own personal trainer since Michelle tailors the class to fit your fitness goals!  Come ready to sweat and be energized! Michelle Nast is an independent trainer and personal trainer with over 15 years experience.  She is also the owner of Fiercelyfittgirl, an exercise clothing line for all women.

Foundations of Investing


with Fred Diehl

Calendar Next session starts Oct 24, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

This educational program is geared to people who want an overview of investing, including key terms and types of investments. Foundations of Investing covers the basic features of bonds, stocks and packaged investments, and the importance of asset allocation.

Genealogy Basics (Fall 2018)
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Genealogy Basics (Fall 2018)


with Online with

Calendar Next session starts Sep 12, 2018 , runs for 20 weeks

Learn where to look, who to contact, and how to use research tools to begin an exciting and fascinating exploration of your roots. Cost: $89 for 6 weeks online series - www.Online with Session Start Dates: February 14, March 14, April 11, May 16, June 13

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