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EdAdvance Foothills Adult & Continuing Education SPRING 2021 Classes

Our Classes

401K Rollovers (Online)


with Jay Dorso

Calendar Apr 27, 2021 at 6:30 pm

The participants will learn the best time for 401K rollovers and how to avoid penalties.  The instructor will discuss alternatives and the rules and regulations involved with 401K plans. 

Book Appraising - (In Person) Litchfield


with Bob Seymour

Calendar Apr 28, 2021 at 6 pm

The Colebrook Book Barn will do free appraisals this evening, to determine the approximate value of the participants’ books. Students will find out what aspects make print more valuable than others do. Bob Seymour is an experienced appraiser. Students must pay to register for this course, but the appraisals are free at Edadvance. There is a 12-book maximum.

Hand Sewing for Beginners (Online)


with Dawn Zillich

Calendar Apr 28, 2021 at 6 pm, runs for 5 weeks

Learn the basics of sewing by hand in this extensive five lesson course. You also will learn about fabric choices, stitches, tools, threads and finishing techniques. Learn to use a variety of stiches and techniques to reflect individual style, and how to under and apply knowledge and skills to other projects. D. Zilich 

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Medicare and Senior Medicare Patrol 102: The next level in understanding the complexities of Medicare for Family, Beneficiaries and Caregivers (Online) 5pm


with Audrey Cole

Calendar Apr 29, 2021 at 5 pm

Medicare, for those over 65 and out disabled communities, is not a one size fits all program. Learn its important intricacies related to individual circumstances & the fundamentals of detecting fraud & abuse in this important federal program. Learn to navigate unique circumstances that may apply to you or your family in Medicare. A. Cole

Food Safety Manager Certificate Training - (In Person) Litchfield


with Andrew Devlin

Calendar May 1, 2021 at 9 am

Do you want to become a Certified Food Operator? Take this intensive, one-day, 8-hour Food Safety Manager Certification course developed by the Educational Foundation of the National Restaurant Association, which is part of the Foundation’s ServSafe® risk management series. Successful completion of this course will earn you a food safety certification after passing a 90-question exam. Book is included in course fee and needs to be reviewed prior to class and will be mailed to students.

A Seminar on Fruit Trees (Online)
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A Seminar on Fruit Trees (Online)


with Peter Montgomery

The most common question asked in this seminar is:” Why don’t my apple trees have any apples?”  Spend two evenings in this seminar, and you will have your answer and know why and how to correctly prune and balance your tree back to health.  If you are new to fruit trees, start here. P. Montgomery 

Blogging for Beginners (Online)


with Diane Ferreira

Calendar May 3, 2021 at 6 pm, runs for 4 weeks

A course for those new to blogging or who have a free blog and want to monetize their site. You will learn how to start a WordPress blog, choose your niche and avatar (ideal audience), and what plugins you should have for WordPress. D. Ferieira

Watercolor Crocus (Online)


with Shawna Lee Kwashnak

Calendar May 4, 2021 at 6:30 pm, runs for 2 weeks

This is a beginner class. The course includes color mixing, brush strokes and shading.  Students will complete a finished crocus painting. Supplies needed: Mixed media or watercolor paper, assortment of brushes, watercolors, and paper towels. S. Kwashnak 

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