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Be Heard! – Through the Glass Ceiling: Leadership Speaking Skills for Women


with Bonnie Gross

Calendar Next session starts Sep 10, 2018

Thirty years after women became 50 percent of the college graduates in North America, men still hold the vast majority of leadership positions in government, industry, and in professional firms. In “Lean In,” Sheryl Sandberg, chief operating officer of Facebook, identified one of the major problems holding women back is the ineffective way women communicate to upper management, colleagues, and clients  in business situations. Join Bonnie Gross to learn and change your speaking  skills to make people recognize the true value of your ideas. (Approx. 18 hours.)

Bezel Ring


with Alice Carroll

Calendar Next session starts Sep 15, 2018 at 10 am, runs for 1 week

This workshop includes a ring with a bezel set stone. Each student will learn the basic techniques and to finish a beautiful piece of jewelry. You can bring a stone, sea glass or beach stone of your choice for the ring or use a small black onyx that is provided. We will cover soldering, fusing, light forging and forming, and bezel setting.

Boating Skills and Seamanship


with Henry Marchi

Calendar Next session starts Sep 25, 2018 at 6:30 pm, runs for 9 weeks

The US Coast Guard Auxiliary 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. All instructors are also qualified to teach our class. 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


with Bonnie Gross

Calendar Next session starts Sep 10, 2018

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!

Brass for Beginners and Oldsters


with Tom Manzi

Calendar Next session starts Jan 7, 2019 , runs for 4 weeks

Bring your horn out of the attic. This class can help beginners get started and oldsters return to playing trumpet. Build your embouchure, sight reading, breathing, and confidence. Tom plays in bands at PMAC in Portsmouth: Wind Ensemble, Beginner Band, Big Band, Blues Band. He has 15 years experience playing the cornet, trumpet, and euphonium. Materials needed: Instrument, Trumpet Book 1, Essential Elements for Band From Hal Leonard, on line, bring to first class.

Bring Balance to Your Budget


with Fred Diehl

Calendar Next session starts Oct 10, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

This a presentation designed to help you sharpen your spending and saving strategy. You’ll learn more about: Setting personal financial goals. Balancing saving, spending and borrowing to achieve your goals. Strategies for controlling debt and improving credit scores. Practical savings options for now through retirement.

Business and Marketing Writing (Fall 2018)
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Business and Marketing Writing (Fall 2018)


with Online with

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

Write great marketing copy to improve your company’s image and your chances of getting hired or promoted. Cost: $89 for 6 weeks online series - www.Online with  Session Start Dates: February 14, March 14, April 11, May 16, June 13

Cape Cod Knotted Bracelet


with Alice Carroll

Calendar Next session starts Jan 19, 2019 at 10 am, runs for 1 week

Each student will create a beautiful sterling silver knotted bracelet. Through deMonstration and hands on time the students will learn soldering and forming. This is a one day 3 hours class. Students will be familiarized with all bench tools, hammers and torches. No experience necessary. All tools and supplies provided.

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