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ABC’S of MEDICARE (spring)

Free

with Jonathan Shores

Calendar May 6, 2019 at 6:30 pm

This free informational session explains the ABC’s regarding your rights and options with Medicare. This class is not affiliated with CMS or the federal government and is run by a non-profit agency called Sociably Secure.

AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE-BEGINNER

$75

with Loraine Virtue

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

Sign language, the use of fingers and hands to communicate is not just something for the hearing or speech impaired.  In fact, it can be an important learning tool for anyone.  Come join Loraine as she teaches you how to sign. (NO CLASS 4/2)

(6 years – Adult)

 

GENEALOGY DNA (winter)

$40

with Amy Pace

Calendar Feb 6, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 6 weeks

In order to take this class, you must have had the DNA test completed.  Using computers you will learn:

. how to interpret the test results from your personal DNA

. how to connect the genetic matches 

. learn what else you can do with your DNA results

Bring a lab fee of $5 to be paid to the instructor

 

GENEALOGY − WHERE DO I COME FROM? (spring)

$40

with Amy Pace

Calendar Apr 11, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 6 weeks

This class is for both beginners and experienced genealogists. Beginners will start constructing their family tree with guidance. Experienced genealogists will have time and a place to continue working on their family tree and get the support needed to break down brick walls. The majority of class time will be spent working on the computers; however, time will be set aside to discuss the following topics: getting started, websites and resources, research techniques and tips, understanding, interpreting and transcribing vital records and other documents, maps, timelines and historical context, military, immigration and naturalization records, citations and documentation, the fan club, DNA, photo identification and preservation. Bring a notebook, binder and tabbed dividers to keep handouts organized. Come join the fun and learn more about your family. Bring a lab fee of $5 to be paid to the instructor.

GENEALOGY − WHERE DO I COME FROM? (winter)

$40

with Amy Pace

Calendar Feb 7, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 6 weeks

This class is for both beginners and experienced genealogists. Beginners will start constructing their family tree with guidance. Experienced genealogists will have time and a place to continue working on their family tree and get the support needed to break down brick walls. The majority of class time will be spent working on the computers; however, time will be set aside to discuss the following topics: getting started, websites and resources, research techniques and tips, understanding, interpreting and transcribing vital records and other documents, maps, timelines and historical context, military, immigration and naturalization records, citations and documentation, the fan club, DNA, photo identification and preservation. Bring a notebook, binder and tabbed dividers to keep handouts organized. Come join the fun and learn more about your family. Bring a lab fee of $5 to be paid to the instructor.

GENEALOGY-DNA (spring)

$40

with Amy Pace

Calendar Apr 10, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 6 weeks

In order to take this class, you must have had the DNA test completed.  Using computers you will learn: (please bring a $5 lab fee)

. how to interpret the test results from your personal DNA

. how to connect the genetic matches 

. learn what else you can do with your DNA results. 

LIFE STORIES: WRITING YOUR MEMOIRS

$80

with Nancy Seubert

Calendar Mar 21, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 8 weeks

Have you been thinking about writing your memoirs?  Don't put it off any longer!  This class will help you shape your memories into stories that you and the people you love can read.  This weekly structure combines creative writing exercises and the support of others working on their own memoirs.  You'll have fun while accomplishing something important.

MICROSOFT OFFICE (spring)

$50

with Nancy Schlosser

Calendar Apr 23, 2019 at 6 pm

Tuesday, April 23rd and Wednesday, April 24th

In this two-day class you will touch base on the 4 components of the Microsoft Office programs: Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Publisher.  We will build on all areas of Microsoft Office over the course of 2 class sessions.  Specific student needs and questions are welcome.  Students will work on a project to take home at the end of the session.

 





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