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Introduction to Microsoft Office Suite 2016


with Dana Hamilton

Calendar Feb 26, 2018 at 5:15 pm

This course will cover Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Publisher. This class is perfect for those wishing to gain computer skills for career advancement, or just for personal enrichment. This class is for beginners.

This class is taught in the SAHS Computer Lab on desktop computers using Microsoft Office 2016.

You are welcome to bring your own PC laptop to class.

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Introduction to Photography


with Arend Thibodeau

Calendar Mar 29, 2018 at 6 pm

What is the rule of thirds? Why are my images boring? Why does my friend take the same picture as I do and her picture looks better? Bring your camera to class and learn how to make a great image rather than simply take a photograph. We will focus on what constitutes a great image and how to think about composition, lighting and subject matter. We will compare and contrast work by contemporary artists in order to understand how to develop our own unique statements as photographers.

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Life Skills


with Jean Philpot

Calendar Jan 22, 2018 at 5 pm

In this class, especially designed for adults with learning challenges, students will enhance everyday life skills by improving their basic reading, writing, and problem-solving proficiencies. Participants will work toward developing customer service, teamwork, and business skills by operating a small café. Learners set their own individualized goals and work toward them in a safe, nurturing, and creative environment. Contact the Adult Education office for additional information.

Make & Take Gifts with Essential Oils


with Jenny Spencer

Calendar Apr 11, 2018 at 6 pm

Maybe you've been hearing about essential oils and are curious, or maybe you just like finding ways to make gifts for others and things to use at home for yourself that are chemical free, safe and non-toxic.  Whether it's either, both, or neither but you like to have fun, we'll have a casual get-together that will be fun and informative, too!  Learn about essential oils, how they're made (don't worry, we won't get too science-y!), and all the ways they can be used from making our houses smell good to replacing beauty products to supporting our physical and emotional health (because, as we know, the emotions - stress is a great example - can affect our physical health, too!).  And you'll get to make a couple goodies, too, and get the recipes to make more!  These are easy to make and are great to use yourself and to give as gifts for teachers, friends, family, and more.  We'll make room sprays (there will be choices of a Sleepy-time and an appropriate seasonal-inspired one) along with body lotion and lip balm.  And, as an extra bonus, some all-natural cleaner for around the house and some additional easy-peasy but good recipes to take home!  *A $20.00 material fee is payable to the instructor at the start of the class. This covers your take-home item’s and hand out’s.  Limit 10.

NRA Refuse to be a Victim Seminar presented by Armed


with Steven Lawrence

Calendar Mar 26, 2018 at 6 pm

Learn how to create layers of safety in your life to protect yourself and your family from today’s criminal. Attend the Refuse To Be A Victim ® crime prevention and personal safety seminar, a program of the National Rifle Association. You will get the tools you need to develop your own personal safety strategies, including information on The Psychology of the Criminal Mind, Mental Preparedness, Home & Phone Security, Automobile & Travel Security, Personal & Technological Security, and more!

Student packet will be provided by instructor and will include Student handbook, firearms supplement guide, completion certificate, Armed Alumni Card, pen, and paper.

Students will need $7.00 to cover cost of student packet (give instructor on the first night of class).

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Power of Attorney vs. A Will ~ Which Do You Need


with John Youney

Calendar Apr 11, 2018 at 6 pm

This will be a one evening discussion of the uses and needs for power-of Attorney and wills. While not being an in-depth estate planning course, the class will be a primer on what each tool is, when they are useful, and who needs one, or both. This will be a give and take conversation that is intended to start your thought processes about legal planning for your family’s future.

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Soap Making Two


with Carrie Tessier

Calendar Apr 5, 2018 at 5:30 pm

Learn how to make soap using the hot process method. Handmade soaps are all-natural and make excellent gifts! Come learn about this quick and easy technique! This is a one-night workshop.

Students will need $25.00 to cover supplies (give to instructor on the night of class).

All students will be able to take their loaf of soap home with them!

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Swing Dancing


with Louis Moniz, Jr

Calendar Feb 27, 2018 at 7 pm

You'll learn the essentials of great swing dancing by focusing first on how to lead or follow, and then by learning the basic positions and patterns. The foundation of the class is to have fun! Beginners and intermediate students welcomed.

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