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Gym and Swim


with Louisa Abarno

Calendar Oct 16, 2018 at 12 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Join Louisa for stretching and yoga-style movement in and out of the water catered to your needs and abilities. We are offering two sessions. Sign up for one or both!

Hunter Safety Firearms


with Celia Broomhall

Calendar Sep 28, 2018 , runs for 2 weeks

Study includes proper operation and use of equipment, maps and compass; first aid and survival laws; and land-owner relations and ethics. Participants must be 10 years old or older; those 10-12 years old must be accompanied by an adult. This is a Home Study course. Materials will be handed out and explained at the first class. You need to be present for both classes:  Friday, Sept 28th, 6-9pm and Sunday October 7th, 8:30am-4:30pm  Max 25 students.

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Intermediate Excel


with Bill Schuellein

Calendar Nov 1, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 4 weeks

This is a great follow up to the Excel Basics Workshop. Increase your efficiency by learning how to organize, display, and calculate your data into useful information. Topics to include sorting, filtering, charts, graphs, tables, forecasting and other home and business applications. Computers are available for use during the class.

Intro to QuickBooks for Home & Office


with Bill Schuellein

Calendar Oct 2, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 4 weeks

This easy to use, full-featured accounting system is perfect for the home or small business owner. Keep all of your information in one location so you always know where you stand financially. Review basic accounting principles, get organized, balance your checkbook, manage budgets, track expenses and inventory, pay bills with ease, and have more time for managing your home and business. Software for home use is included with the class for the duration of the class. Prerequisite: Computer Basics course or equivalent experience, being comfortable using the keyboard and working in a PC-Windows environment. Computers are available for use during the class.

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Intro to Self Employment


with Karleen Andrews

Calendar Nov 15, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

This one-session workshop will help you decide if self-employment is the right choice for you. The class covers the pros and cons of owning your own business, the steps needed for start-up, the major elements of a business plan, and the many resources available to help you succeed.

Introduction to Clicker Training for your dog, chicken or horse!


with India Baker

Calendar Oct 15, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Clicker Training is the standard method for training wild animals in zoos to facilitate safe management of animals. This presentation is an introduction to the principles of Clicker Training and positive training techniques and how to apply them to training your dog (or other pet!) new behaviors and techniques to cope with new situations including vet and groomer visits. This class will introduce you to the concepts of shaping and capturing behaviors and how to use the clicker and reward to get fast results in establish desirable behaviors. Students will be practicing using the clicker in exercises and games with each other. We will discuss how to build a training program. This is not a dog training class, please do not bring your dog (or chicken!) Clickers will be provided.

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Jack O' Lanterns


with Joshua Rysted

Calendar Oct 8, 2018 at 9 am, runs for 1 week

Just in time for Halloween, come make your very own ceramic jack o’ lantern that can be illuminated with a tea light. Will yours be spooky or silly? There’s no school on Columbus Day, so why not come play with some clay? This project is suitable for adults or parents attending with children over eight years old. * One parent plus one child equals one registration to make one jack o’ lantern. If a second child attends, please sign up for a second registration. At least one adult needs to accompany up to two children. No unaccompanied children please.

Microsoft Excel Basics Workshop


with Bill Schuellein

Calendar Oct 4, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Learn the fundamentals of Microsoft Excel and how to use spreadsheets for inventory, mailing lists, party planning, budgets, etc. for your home or business. You will learn how to filter and sort lists of data, create simple formulas, and convert the data into charts. Bill will show you tips and tricks that make Excel easy to use. Computers are available for use during the class

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