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EdAdvance Foothills Adult & Continuing Education FALL 2021 Classes



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Flowers! (in person) Torrington HS

$20

with Jessica Bartlet

Calendar Oct 4, 2021 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Learn some simple watercolor brush techniques to create some stunning floral studies! Drawing skills need not apply! All we need is a round brush and fun colors. Topics include an introduction of materials, basic paint handling skills, and the magical element of suggestion in painting. All levels of experience are welcome. 

Intro to Google (in person) Torrington HS

$40

with Jennifer Wollman

Calendar Oct 4, 2021 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

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: joesmith@gmail.com). Meets Monday Oct 4 & Wednesday Oct 6. One class 2 sessions.

Autumn Watercolors (Online)

$79

with Shawna Lee Kwashnak

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

Explore watercolor techniques for painting the rich colors of autumn. The course includes color mixing, brushstrokes, and shading. Students will complete several small studies and a Fall foliage landscape painting. Materials needed: watercolor paper (9x12/11x14” good sizes), pencils, eraser; watercolors, brushes, paper towels, water rinse cup.

Coffee: From Crop to Cup (Online)

$20

with Nicholas Benson

Calendar Oct 5, 2021 at 3:30 pm, runs for 2 weeks

Students learn how coffee is grown, processed, imported, roasted, and brewed. By the end of class, participants will understand what goes into making a great cup of coffee.

Reiki I Certification (in person) Litchfield

$50

with Carmen Byram

Calendar Oct 5, 2021 at 5 pm, runs for 2 weeks

Reiki is a gentle hands-on healing technique that balances the life energy system; strengthens the immune system; reduces stress; and accelerates the healing process. Students perform hand positions and symbols for healing themselves and others in the certification class. 

Retirement Planning Today (Online)

$30

with Paul Mariano

Calendar Oct 5, 2021 at 5:30 pm, runs for 3 weeks

This course addresses the retirement planning process and covers the impact of inflation, taxes, investment basics, types of retirement plans, insurance, and estate issues. P. Mariano & J. Castaldi

Computers for Beginners (in person) Litchfield

$59

with David Thompson

Calendar Oct 5, 2021 at 6 pm, runs for 3 weeks

This class starts at the very beginning, from pressing the computer's “ON” button. It covers choosing an email provider, using computer security, typing documents, using technology to serve your life goals, and using Skype. Bring your own laptop if you have one.  

Happy Painters (in person) Pomperaug HS

$50

with Lorraine Skelskey-Chapin

Calendar Oct 5, 2021 at 6 pm, runs for 2 weeks

The instructor will demonstrate basic painting techniques and give quick tips on composition and shadowing. Students will start their own painting. The instructor will call students with a supply list prior to the first class.





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