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Beginner Ukulele

$89

with Duncan Perry

Calendar Next session starts Oct 16, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Discover the hottest, happiest musical instrument around! On it you can play folk music, rock, blues, pop, country, classical, reggae, bossa nova, jazz. Our beginners’ ukulele course is meant for people with no musical background – even people who think they are musically challenged! And, you don’t even need to know how to read music! Using familiar songs, he introduces you to chords, strumming, and finger picking. Requirements for his class are to have a serviceable soprano, concert, or tenor size ukulele and an electronic tuner. Duncan can help if you don’t have a uke yet.

Beyond Beginner Ukulele

$30

with Duncan Perry

Calendar Next session starts Nov 20, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Get ready to take your ukulele playing to another level with Duncan Perry! Using his song-based approach, you will explore left hand ornamentation techniques including hammering on and slides. The right hand will get a work out as you expand your knowledge of strumming and fingerpicking by learning such skills as triplets and muting. At a minimum, all students are expected to know basic chord formations in the Keys of C and G and be capable of smooth chord transitions. Requirements for his class are to have a serviceable soprano, concert, or tenor size ukulele and an electronic tuner. Duncan can help if you don’t have a uke yet.

Boating Skills and Seamanship

$65

with Henry Marchi

Calendar Next session starts Sep 24, 2019 at 6:30 pm, runs for 9 weeks

New to the water? Or looking to buy a boat? The US Coast Guard Auxiliary’s Boating Skills and Seamanship (BS&S) course is a comprehensive course designed for both the experienced and the novice boater. Successful completion earns a boating education certificate recognized in all the states with operator education requirements. Henry Marchi has been teaching boating safety for over 18 years for the US Coast Guard Auxiliary. Henry is also able to give the NH Marine Patrol exam in addition to the Auxiliary Class. Cost includes book.

Body Language, Presence, and Power

$99

with Bonnie Gross

73% of what we communicate to other people is through our body language and facial expressions. We may say one thing, but “project” a different message. Learn the art of body language and you'll get your message across!

Cardio Sculpt for Women

$20

with Lisa Robertson

Calendar Next session starts Sep 10, 2019 at 3:15 pm, runs for 3 weeks
5 additional sessions through Feb 4, 2020

This judgement-free zone is intended to get women of all fitness levels moving and healthy. A fun, balanced and effective workout that includes short cardio bursts and weight lifting to improve muscular fitness and boost cardiovascular efficiency. Using creative and diverse exercises and equipment, this class will keep participants moving and loving it from Sept through Feb.

Cards, Cards, and More Cards

$39

with Timothy Sheehan

Calendar Next session starts Jan 6, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 4 weeks

If you want to learn a card games like cribbage, 3-13, 45’s, gin, Tim will facilitate the playing and learning of these and many other card games. It is always fun to learn a new game so, if you know a card game you’d like to teach others this is the place for you to share.

CNA:Certified Nursing Assistant Info Fall 2019

Free

with Delcia Allain

Calendar Next session starts Sep 3, 2019

Looking for a career in the medical field caring for people? Our instructors ensure that each person not only understands the content but can personally care for people as if they were family. Earn-as-you-learn or pay for your course options ($1200). Next Session begins Sept. 3, 2019 Call 363-7922 to schedule the required pre-assessment, orientation and interview. Register to get more information.

Cosmetology Career Exploration Track

Free
Calendar Next session starts Sep 3, 2019

Have you ever thought about a job / career in hair styling, skin care, or professional make-up? Did you know that it takes a year or less to train for such jobs/careers? This track will help you learn about job opportunities and career-planning related to cosmetology; provide you with the basic reading, writing, math, presentation, critical thinking, problem-solving, interpersonal and organizational skills, as well as technology/computer skills needed to enter and succeed in such jobs/careers; and begin the process of applying to classes or training programs related to hair styling, barbering, skin care, and professional make-up.





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