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EdAdvance Foothills Adult & Continuing Education FALL 2021 Classes

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Let's Learn German! (Online)


with Beate Neblett

Calendar Sep 16, 2021 at 10 am, runs for 5 weeks

In a relaxed, fun, and stress-free environment, learn how to communicate in German. Focus will be on acquiring basic conversational skills and exploring German culture. The instructor will contact participants with textbook info prior to class.

10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer's (Online)


with Jennifer Labrie

Calendar Sep 16, 2021 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Describe typical age-related memory changes, recognize common warning signs of Alzheimer’s and dementia, and explain the importance of early detection.

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


with Will Hahn

Calendar Sep 16, 2021 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: Voice Coaches

Food Safety Manager Certificate Training - (in person) Litchfield


with Margot Snellback

Calendar Sep 18, 2021 at 9 am, runs for 1 week

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.

In the Studio with Brenda Tate Portraits (Online)


with Brenda Tate

Calendar Sep 18, 2021 at 1 pm, runs for 1 week

Join award winning photographer Brenda Tate in her Watertown portrait studio and learn the basics of what it takes to start your own photography business. She will teach you what equipment you need, what kind of lighting you need, and how to bring all your talents into a photography business you can start today.  This information can be applied to any photography business: wedding, family, portrait/headshots, newborn, maternity, etc.  A love of photography is needed. Q & A will be available at the end. Specific camera types will not be covered. There are no product endorsements. Invitations to visit the studio will be provided when Covid-9 restrictions are lifted.

Fiction Writing (Short Story & The Novel) - An Introduction (Online)


with Abigail Gallagher

Calendar Sep 20, 2021 at 6:30 pm, runs for 5 weeks

In this course, students will explore various elements of fiction writing, including characterization, plot structures, setting, and dialogue through both reading texts and responding to prompts. Students will also learn editing and revising techniques to help them complete their own short story or make significant progress on a novel.

Magazine Art (in person) Watertown HS


with Jen Peters

Calendar Sep 20, 2021 at 6:30 pm, runs for 2 weeks

Create a beautiful 8x10 inch picture using magazine cut outs. The picture can be a self-created mosaic or replica of a famous artwork. Please bring old magazines. There is a $5 material fee payable to the instructor at the beginning of first class.

Tennis for Adult Beginners (in person)


with Bob Cofer

Calendar Sep 21, 2021 at 7 pm, runs for 4 weeks

This Adult Beginner Tennis Program at Pinewoods Health and Racquet Club in Torrington will teach you the basics of tennis and will have you learning how to play real games by the end of it. The class will cover groundstrokes, volleys and serve as well as scoring and doubles positioning when the students are ready. Participants should wear sneakers and can borrow tennis racquets. Pinewoods will customize a time outside of the offered times for a new group if you would like, Call Bob Cofer at (860)482-9424 to set up. CLASSES HELD AT PINEWOODS HEALTH AND RACQUET CLUB, 104 PINEWOODS ROAD, TORRINGTON.


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