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Aging Parents: What Help Is Out There

$29

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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American Sign Language 1

$55

with Kandyleigh Provencher

Apr 24, 2017 at 6 pm, runs for 8 weeks
This course is for individuals interested in learning American Sign Language (ASL). In addition to an introductory discussion about the deaf culture, the course will cover basic principles in the use of sign vocabulary and facial grammar in conversational ASL.
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American Sign Language 2

$55

with Kandyleigh Provencher

Apr 24, 2017 at 7:35 pm, runs for 8 weeks
This course is for individuals interested in continuing to learn American Sign Language (ASL). Having taken ASL 1 is a prerequisite.
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Arabic

$82

with Ahmed Jasim

Apr 26, 2017 at 6 pm, runs for 8 weeks
Students will learn the basic concepts and writing system of the Arabic language, while also focusing on how to use modern Arabic in everyday life. Course topics include greetings, introductions, asking for and giving personal information, and basic vocabulary. The fundamentals of pronunciation will also be introduced.
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Arabic 2

$82

with Ahmed Jasim

Apr 25, 2017 at 6 pm, runs for 8 weeks
Students will learn how to introduce themselves and engage in simple conversation on a range of everyday topics. They will also be able to identify spoken words by parts of speech and distinguish between nominal and verbal sentence structures. Students will learn to read and write the complete Arabic alphabet. Proper pronunciation and the development of conversational proficiency are strongly emphasized as a foundation for further learning.
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Argentine Tango for Beginners

$50

with Balladur / Holder

May 1, 2017 at 6:45 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Argentine Tango is an improvised dance, a conversation without words with someone you may not know. This class covers basic concepts to get beginnersdancing: connection, musicality, turns, pivots, the cruzada, leading andfollowing, footwork, codes. It also introduces three styles of Tango:tango, vals, and milonga. Please bring shoes with soles that slide. Nopartner needed.

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Ballroom Dancing For Couples

$42

with Patty Medina

Apr 26, 2017 at 6:30 pm, runs for 4 weeks
This class introduces couples to basic ballroom dance skills that will help them enjoy a night out, or prepare them for special events such as weddings, anniversaries, or social gatherings. The class also helps boost a student’s confidence by teaching them to look great while dancing to styles such as waltz, foxtrot, cha-cha, rumba, and merengue. Requirement: A dancing partner. Class payment is per person.
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Blacksmithing: Mixed Levels

$182

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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