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Herb Walk

$21

with Mischa Schuler

Calendar Jun 3, 2021 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week
As the plants move toward the fullness of Summer we will visit with these extraordinary beings in their early stages of growth. Mischa Schuler, herbalist and owner of Wild Carrot Herbs, will facilitate our evening rich with herbal folklore, laughter, and understanding of how to incorporate our new plant friends into daily Life. We'll meet at the monument at the intersection of Congress Street and Eastern Prom.

Plein Air Oil Painting

$72

with Christopher Reed

Calendar Jun 3, 2021 at 6 pm, runs for 7 weeks
This class is open to beginners as well as those looking to build upon prior experience in landscape oil painting from nature. The basic skills pertaining to color mixing, applying paint, composition, and value will be acquired through small paintings. Mindfulness tools will be utilized for minimizing inhibitions and fears associated with the creative process. Classes will be rescheduled, if needed, based on the weather. A supply list will be provided when the class is determined to run. Painting locations: Eastern Promenade and the Audubon sanctuary in Falmouth.
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ELL Basic Computer ESOL Level 4

$116

with Trace Salter

Calendar Jun 7, 2021 at 12:30 pm, runs for 6 weeks
Designed for ESOL level 4 students and up, this course teaches keyboarding, basic computer vocabulary, how to use internet and email, and how to create files.

Powerpoint

$59

with Corinne Dellatorre

Calendar Jun 7, 2021 at 12:30 pm, runs for 2 weeks
This class provides students with hands-on experience with the program, and time to practice PowerPoint skills. The class utilizes participant feedback to enhance student learning. Students are encouraged to bring a flash drive to save their presentation and files provided by the instructor. Prerequisite: Experience with Windows.

Google For The Office

$85

with Chris Malmberg

Calendar Jun 7, 2021 at 6 pm, runs for 7 weeks
Introduction to using Gmail, Google Drive and Google Calendar in the office setting. The course is focused on fundamental concepts for communication, organization, and productivity.

Keyboarding

$116

with Vince Beaulieu

Calendar Jun 7, 2021 at 6 pm, runs for 6 weeks
Students in this class will develop techniques and skills that are conducive to building keyboarding speed with a high level of accuracy, including the number keypad. Students will also learn correct techniques of hand placement, proper posture, and ways to avoid repetitive motion problems. Beginning students will learn the keyboard and should be able to type 20 to 30 words per minute (WPM) by course end. Students that already know the keyboard will practice timings and progress to 45 WPM.

Keyboarding

$116

with Trace Salter

Calendar Jun 8, 2021 at 12:30 pm, runs for 6 weeks
Students in this class will develop techniques and skills that are conducive to building keyboarding speed with a high level of accuracy, including the number keypad. Students will also learn correct techniques of hand placement, proper posture, and ways to avoid repetitive motion problems. Beginning students will learn the keyboard and should be able to type 20 to 30 words per minute (WPM) by course end. Students that already know the keyboard will practice timings and progress to 45 WPM.

Excel 2016, Intermediate Level Workshop

$58

with Corinne Dellatorre

Calendar Jun 8, 2021 at 5 pm, runs for 4 weeks
Looking to improve your Excel skills? In four sessions, students will learn to build pivot tables, use database features, manage multiple worksheets, create pick lists and protect formulas. If you have a basic understanding of Excel and want to become more efficient, then this class is for you! Prerequisite: MS Excel, or comparable Excel experience. Must have Excel software on personal devices.




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