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EdAdvance Adult Education SPRING 2022 Catalog

Our Classes

CT History In Colonial Times & Beyond (In Person and Online) Falls Village


with Brandon Lisi

Calendar Mar 1, 2022 at 6 pm, runs for 2 weeks

Students will survey milestones in Connecticut history from the colonial period to the mid-19th century. Special attention will be given to CT political and economic history during the American Revolution and the Industrial Revolution.  Comprehend how past events shape the world we live in today.  CLASSES HELD AT SHARON HISTORICAL SOCIETY, 18 MAIN STREET, SHARON.  Class is IN PERSON and ONLINE at the same time...

Keep Talking: An Introduction To Professional Voice Over (Online)


with Voice Coaches

Calendar Mar 1, 2022 at 6:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Have you ever been told you have a great voice? Come and explore professional voice-acting for television, radio, audio books and more! Learn the basics, including how to be successful and earn a great income in this exciting field. This class is informative, lots of fun, and a great first step for anyone interested in voice-acting professionally. For more information, visit:

Medicare And Senior Medicare Patrol Basics (Online)


with Audrey Cole

Calendar Mar 2, 2022 at 5 pm, runs for 1 week

Learn the fundamentals of Medicare Parts A, B, C, D, and more. Taught by trained and experienced counselors Western Connecticut Area Agency on Aging (WCAAA).

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ABC Italian (In Person) Watertown HS


with Viktor Isaku

Calendar Mar 2, 2022 at 6 pm, runs for 4 weeks

You will be introduced to basic Italian vocabulary and sentence structure in the present tense suitable for a wide variety of tourist situations. Learn useful Italian words and common phrases for travel, questions, exchanging pleasantries, dining out, and asking for directions.

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Everything Google (In Person) Torrington HS


with Jennifer Wollman

Calendar Mar 2, 2022 at 6 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Learn how to navigate Google Chrome, set bookmarks for websites, and use Gmail and Google Drive. Participants must have a working google account prior to class. (Example: 

Tennis For Adult Beginners (In Person ) Torrington


with Bob Cofer

Calendar Mar 2, 2022 at 6 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Learn the basics of tennis. Class will cover ground strokes, volleys, serving as well as scoring and doubles positioning. Participants should wear sneakers and can borrow tennis racquets. Pinewoods can customize times for a new group, contact Bob Cofer at (860) 482-9424. CLASSES HELD AT PINEWOODS HEALTH AND RACQUET CLUB, 104 PINEWOODS ROAD, TORRINGTON.

The Taming Of The Shrub


with David Silver

Calendar Mar 2, 2022 at 6 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Pruning is an art and a science that requires practice. Learn sound techniques when applied at the right time for the right plant that can take the mystery out of pruning. Topics also discussed include pruning and training of common garden shrubs, the rationale of pruning, and the fundamentals of good pruning practices. A discussion of the rationale behind pruning will help the home gardener achieve a result that is both horticulturally sound and aesthetically pleasing.

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Alternative Quilting Techniques (Online)


with Dawn Zillich

Calendar Mar 7, 2022 at 6 pm, runs for 5 weeks

Have you finished the "learn to quilt class"? Do you have pieced blocks you don’t know what to do with? Ready to make more than a bed quilt? Learn how using your domestic machine and leftover blocks.  Upon successful completion of the course, the student will be able to sew already pieced quilt blocks into a variety of items from coasters to wall hangings

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