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Beyond the Point and Shoot Camera

$60

with Lloyd Cutting

Calendar Mar 3, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 3 weeks

This course will cover the basic and advanced controls of a Digital Single Lens Reflex (DSLR) camera with interchangeable lenses, their function, and how to use them. The camera modes will include: P, Automatic, Aperture Priority, Shutter Priority, Manual mode and the use of the histogram. Setting the white balance, continuous shooting mode and some of the auto focus modes. We’ll also take a look at the Zone System (Adams) and how it can be used with the DSLR camera, look at some difficult lighting situations and explore B & W photography. 

Bring your DSLR 35mm camera with interchangeable lenses to class. 

BLAST! Babysitter Training

$6032

with Josh Wheeler

DATE AND TIME TBA Call 377-2265

BLAST! is a 4 hour course for potential babysitters and parents considering hiring a babysitter.  Designed for people ages 13 and older, the course covers pediatric 1st Aid, household safety, and fundamentals of childcare. 

BLAST! – begin babysitting safely and competently.

Price includes the $10.32 cost of book.

Dog Obedience

$60

with Donna Cassista

Calendar May 8, 2019 at 5:30 pm, runs for 5 weeks

This is a beginner dog obedience class appropriate for dogs 4 months and up. Positive teaching method will be used to teach sit, down, come, walk safely on a leash as well as behavioral problems and leadership for the owners. Well-fitting flat collar and 6 foot non-chain/flexible leash needed.

Functional Fitness for Older Adults

$60

with Certified Instructor

Calendar Jan 29, 2019 at 9 am, runs for 6 weeks

This six-week program was designed specifically with older adults in mind. This 45 minute class will help you build strength, maintain bone density and improve your balance (reduce risk of falling and maintain the independence of performing activities in daily life). This is a highly effective exercise program based on safe and simple strength training.

Funeral Choices

$5

with Chuck Lakin

Calendar May 2, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

We’ll start by talking about the legal documents everyone should have in place, then cover planning ahead, writing things down, and having a conversation with the family about those plans.  That will lead to a Q & A guided by your questions. We can talk about funeral options, home funerals, green cemeteries, alkaline hydrolysis, family burying grounds, scattering ashes, and paperwork-whatever you want to know. We’ll share stories. I’ll bet that you’ll even laugh sometimes! 

Get Golf Ready Beginner

$75

with Ed Balboni

Calendar May 7, 2019 at 5 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Learn the fun and relaxing sport of golf.  This six week clinic will cover short game, long game, golf course etiquette and rules, with the goal of making you comfortable on the course.  Students should have their own clubs.

Get Golf Ready Intermediate

$75

with Ed Balboni

Calendar May 9, 2019 at 5 pm, runs for 6 weeks

This class is for the golfer with some game experience whose goals are to improve their golf game on the course.

Handling Aggression

$30

with Martial Arts Institute

Calendar Mar 23, 2019 at 11 am, runs for 1 week

Handling Aggression will address the 3 stages of conflict and conflict management. The situations presented are geared for real life engagements. Focus will be placed on strategies that deal with verbal disagreements as well as those situations that can escalate and get physical. This 3.5 hour course will begin by focusing on verbal intimidation and how you can respond to someone who is trying to intimidate you or make you feel uncomfortable. We then cover scenarios that go beyond words, where "reasonable force" is needed in order ot regain control of the situation. De-excalation strategies, avoidance techniques, and physical restraining exercises and controlling tactics. Adults 18 and over. No experience necessary





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