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Lifelong Learning

Eastern European - Sarah’s Gluten Free Kitchen

$29

with Sarah Hignett

Calendar Next session starts Jan 14, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Gluten-free doesn’t have to be flavor-free! Join Sarah as she shares some delicious pastries and main disshes. These meals are suitable for Celiac’s dietary restrictions. Meals may contain: dairy, meat, shellfish, and spicy ingredients. Bring a dish for taking home leftovers! Pie Day! Enjoy a combination of sweet and savory pies with a mixed berry pie and a traditional English pork pie. Tuesday, 6-8:30pm, Cost: $29 Oct 8 Holiday Foods Feast on holiday classics such as beef brisket served with stuffing, latkes, jelly donuts, and sugar cookies! Tuesday, 6-8:30pm, Cost: $29 Nov 12 Eastern european Create a winter dinner of stuffed cabbage leaves, pumpernickel rolls, and spiced cookies. Tuesday, 6-8:30pm, Cost: $29 Jan 14 You can have your cake and eat it , too! Cook together with your sweetheart for this Valentine’s themed fresh strawberry cake and cocoa-bean cupcakes. Tuesday, 6-8:30pm, Cost: $29 Feb 11

Encore! Encore! Sing Some More!

$69

with Susan Frank

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

Did you love From Car Singers to Carolers? Then you’ll love this encore class. If you didn’t take the previous class don’t worry - all are welcome!

English Smocking - Ornament

$59

with Linda Monagle

Calendar Next session starts Oct 1, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 4 weeks
1 additional session on Oct 29, 2019

Learn the basic stitches and techniques of hand smocking with creating a beautiful heirloom ornament. A complete kit will be provided in colorful solid or tartan plaid. Linda Monagle is the former shop owner/instructor at The Smock Exchange, Danvers/Hamilton, MA and FLOSSIE in Essex, MA. Linda has been smocking and teaching classes for over 35 years to adults and children. Linda also volunteered for many years in Coolidge Hall at the Topsfield Fair, as chairperson of the Smocking, Heirloom Sewing and Sewing Departments.

Estate Planning: Prepare for Life’s Uncertainties

$19

with Kathryn Bedell, Esq.

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

Overview of basic and sophisticated estate planning, including Revocable and Irrevocable Trusts, Wills, Powers of Attorney, Health Care Directives, and a discussion of the probate process and how to avoid it. Kathryn Bedell is a law partner at Ballou&Bedell in York. Her practice focuses on estate planning, asset preservation, and probate matters, including guardianships and conservatorships.

Etsy® Shop 101

$49

with Cherie Herne

Calendar Next session starts Oct 9, 2019 at 5:30 pm, runs for 1 week
1 additional session on Feb 26, 2020

Join local web designer Cherie Herne from Shoofly Creative and social media marketing specialist Cheryl Patten from Fresh Blue Marketing for this informative class. Learn the basics of social media and how to improve your business exposure through digital marketing. Getting started with social media can feel overwhelming for small businesses. Social media is one of the best ways to connect with fans and potential customers. Learn which platforms are best for your business model and how to attract and engage followers.

Exploring Careers in Eldercare

Free

with Kathryn Desrosiers

Calendar Next session starts at 6:30 pm, runs for 10 weeks

Are you wondering if the medical field is right for you? Could a career in the world of eldercare be just the right fit? Do you know the difference between PSS, CNA, or CRMA? Come join Nick as he describes the different duties and certifications, rewards and difficulties, and the career ladder in eldercare. Nick is passionate about serving the aging with grace and dignity and wants to share that with the community.

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

$99

with Bonnie Gross

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.)

Financial Report Sleuthing - Invest Smarter

$29

with W. John Neff

Calendar Next session starts Oct 23, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Identify the warning signs of accounting business problems in public companies before these issues come to light, before the stock price declines significantly. John Neff has 25 years of experience as a professional accountant. He is a licensed CPA in ME and NH. His experience includes being a financial analyst for a publicly traded company.





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