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US Citizenship Test Prep Class


with Shawn Cola

Calendar Current session started Sep 1, 2023

This class is for anyone preparing to become a US Citizen. This 15 week class will cover all of the test material through lessons provided to us by United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). In this course you will learn about the N-400 Application, practice English reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills for the interview, and learn about US History and US Government. Class will be offered on demand. 15 weeks, once a week, 2 hours each.

Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, One-on-One


with Rob Underwood

Calendar Current session started Sep 1, 2023 at 12 pm

One-on-One instruction with Adobe certified instructor Rob Underwood. You pick the date, time, and what you want to work on. This is two, one hour sessions.

Instructor: Rob Underwood


Accounting and Financial Management Clinic: One-on-One Mentoring and Coaching


with David Nosnik, CPA

Calendar Current session started Oct 2, 2023 at 5 pm


Look no further! We're here to empower you with the knowledge and skills you need to take control of your business finances.

Personalized Coaching: Get one-on-one support tailored to your business's unique needs with David Nosnik, CPA; a seasoned financial professional with years of experience helping small businesses grow profitably. Gain actionable strategies for efficient accounting, budgeting, and financial analysis.

When?: You pick the date and You pick a one hour block on Wednesday between 5pm to 8pm. David will be in contact to set this up.

Where? Virtual session (Zoom)

Instructor: David Nosnik, CPA


CLASS Collaborative Learning and Social Skills


with Lynn Sheehan

Calendar Current session started Oct 11, 2023 at 6:30 pm

Unlock the power of effective communication and collaboration in our adult social skills class. Discover the art of active listening, conflict resolution, and teamwork through games, crafts and real world experiences. Enhance your relationships, both personally and professionally, in a supportive and engaging environment. Join us now for a brighter social future!

Garden Coach for DIY Gardeners: 1-on-1


with Laura Tangerini

Calendar Current session started Apr 15, 2024

Whether you are a new home owner and are trying to figure out where to start or you are looking to revamp your existing landscape, a garden coach is an invaluable resource.  A garden coach is someone with the passion and expertise to mentor you through garden projects, saving money, time, and potential pitfalls. This 1-on-1, 1 hour session takes place at your location/garden of your choice. We appologize for the error in price in our print catalogue.

Some topics covered, as needed:

- Suggestions for improving your current garden space

- Plant identification

- Plant requirements: where they grow best and what they need to thrive

- Basic garden design: landscape or vegetable garden

- Troubleshooting problem areas

- Pruning basics

- Weeding basics

- Organic practices for soil health and pest control

- Mulching

- Dividing perennials

- Plant selection assistance at a nursery

By the end of the session, you will have a comprehensive action plan to tackle your next DIY gardening project with confidence. Move forward with confidence with a garden coach by your side.  Let’s get started and make your garden thrive!

Choose your 1 hour time slot: Monday 9 to noon, Wednesday 3-6pm, or by appointment. From April 15 through the summer.

An Introduction to News Literacy


with George Whitbread

Calendar Current session started Apr 17, 2024 at 6 pm

Are you frustrated by our confusing and complex world of news and information? Are you concerned about “bias” in the news media as well as online misinformation/disinformation and the effects on our society? Explore these critical topics in a nonpartisan manner from a “news literacy” perspective and discover some useful skills from the world of news and information literacy. This six part course offers an introductory “overview” session followed by five “deeper-dive” topics exploring the “ABC’s” of news literacy. Can’t commit to all six? That’s ok! Come to the first one, and then to which ever other classes you can! But fair warning: if you come to the first, you won’t want to miss the rest! 

Instructor: George Whitbread




Are you Retirement Ready?


with Tim Harrigan

Calendar Next available session starts Apr 22, 2024 at 6 pm

Do you have questions about Medicare? This informative, lively educational event will help you understand the basics of Medicare in relatable, easy-to-understand language. In addition, you will receive useful tips about how to choose a plan best suited to you in time for the Annual Enrollment Period (AEP) beginning October 15th. Tim Harrigan is a Senior Benefits Specialist with Harrigan Insurance Services, Inc. He has 25 years' experience in the insurance industry and, as an independent agent, represents all the major Medicare plans in Maine and New Hampshire. Instructors: Tim Harrigan & Andy Trowbridge

Glass Fused "Bird in a Tree" Suncatcher


with Firefly Pottery

Calendar Next available session starts Apr 23, 2024 at 10:30 am
1 additional session on Apr 25, 2024

Immerse yourself in the enchanting world of glass fusing with our "Springtime Bird on Branch" course. Unleash your creativity as you learn a range of glass fusing techniques to craft a captivating scene featuring your favorite birdy buddy perched on a delicate Spring branch.

Classes held at Firefly Pottery in Portsmouth NH

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