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Aging Parents: What Help Is Out There


with Teri McRae

May 3, 2017 at 7 pm, runs for 3 weeks

In this course students will learn how to find help and support for them and their family as a loved one loses their ability to live independently. The three sessions will teach the participants where to find resources to aid with care managers, agencies, court options, and how to navigate being a power of attorney. 

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Blacksmithing: Mixed Levels


with Bill Presby

Apr 24, 2017 at 5:30 pm, runs for 6 weeks

This mixed level course provides beginners with the basics of traditional blacksmithing, while also helping experienced students advance their skills. The course focuses on forge welding and manipulation of iron. Tools and practice materials provided. Requirements: Wear work clothes, protective shoes, goggles, and gloves.

The price of this course includes a lab fee of $35.00.

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Fly Fishing: Introduction


with Patrick O’Shea

May 9, 2017 at 6 pm, runs for 2 weeks

During this class students will learn how to select and assemble a fly fishing outfit. Students will also learn how to choose and fish different types of flies and where to fish locally. You will also have an opportunity to lean the basics of fly casting and get a chance to practice with feedback. Bring your own rod and reel or use equipment supplied by instructor. Students will receive a list of online resources. 

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