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EdAdvance Foothills Adult & Continuing Education SPRING 2021 Classes



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Fundamentals of Beginning Beekeeping (Online)

$59

with Alphonse Avitabile

Calendar May 10, 2021 at 6 pm, runs for 3 weeks

Lecture on bee biology, bee behavior, how to maintain a bee colony, and bee diseases and pests.  Participants will gain knowledge to start their own colony and learn how to inspect a colony safely.  Optional field trip, separate from this class, offered Saturdays, 10am-12pm May 29 & June 5 at an apiary in Bethlehem, CT, (address announced in class). A. Avitabile May 10   

Fluid Tranquility: Fundamentals of Water Garden Design (Online)

$20

with David Silver

Calendar May 12, 2021 at 6 pm

The water feature is a vital element in the Japanese Garden.  This lecture will discuss how water features are created and the principles of their design and installation. Special emphasis will be put on how even the smallest gardens can incorporate a water feature. Topics include, site selection, design, waterfalls, creating rivers, pump and filter selection, fish, and plants for the water garden. D. Silver 

CT State Teachers Retirement (Online)

$20

with Mark Church

Calendar May 12, 2021 at 6:30 pm

Learn more about preparing for retirement with your CT State Teacher’s Retirement. We will explain when you are eligible for your retirement benefits and explain the terms. The course also covers your retirement benefit payout options and annuity options as well as your beneficiary options. M. Church 

Drawing in Pencil & Charcoal (In Person) - Litchfield

$79

with Ray Olsen

Calendar May 12, 2021 at 6:30 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Learn the techniques of drawing a variety of subject matter using charcoal and chalk pastels. Topics include the basics of drawing, use of charcoal/chalk pastel medium, techniques of drawing, and analyzing subject matter. The instructor will contact students with a supply list prior to the first class.

Beginning Waltz & Merengue (Online)

$40

with Jim Zaccaria

Calendar May 12, 2021 at 7 pm, runs for 3 weeks

Have fun learning one of the most popular of today’s LATIN Ballroom dances – SALSA!!  Just three steps over four beats will get you moving to some of the greatest Latin music from around the world and looking like you grew up doing it.  We will develop a short & easy routine that will get you attention on any dance floor! 

Selling Online (Online)

$20

with Cindy Miller

Calendar May 13, 2021 at 6:30 pm

This class will show you how to use the many websites, eBay, Craigslist, Offer UP, & more, available to you for selling. You can start a home business or make some extra money using the many different websites to sell things. Are you decluttering? Or maybe you are crafty and would like to sell the things you make. Come learn how these websites work and find one that will be best for you. Cindy Miller is a multi-faceted entrepreneur who sells online and has a real estate brokerage. C. Miller 

Cribbage - (In Person) Litchfield
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Cribbage - (In Person) Litchfield

$60

with Tony Rubbo

Learn how to play this fun, friendly social card game. With hands-on experience, you will learn how to play the game, strategies, how to add up points and keep score using a cribbage board.

Watercolor Spring (Online)

$40

with Shawna Lee Kwashnak

Calendar May 19, 2021 at 6:30 pm, runs for 2 weeks

This beginner class teaches watercolor techniques to paint spring scenes. The course includes color mixing, brushstrokes, and shading.  Students will complete a finished painting. Instructor will contact students with a short supply list. S. Kwashnak 





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