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AARP Smart Driver Course - Litchfield

Free

with Malcolm Forbes

Calendar Oct 21, 2019 at 1 pm

In this refresher course for drivers 50+, participants review of the challenges faced by aging drivers and receive guidance on how to continue driving safely. Students must bring a driver’s license and their AARP card to class. There will be a fee payable to “AARP” at the class, $15 fee for members and $20 for non-members. Please arrive early and there will a short break.

Birding Basics (NEW) - Southbury

$25

with Jim Arrigoni

Calendar Oct 1, 2019 at 6 pm

This introduction to bird watching will equip you to identify and enjoy birds by understanding clues offered by form, color, behavior (including song) and habitat. Learn how to identify the dozen most common birds in Connecticut and how to enjoy birding on your own. Recommended (not required) to bring binoculars and bird identification book. Book suggestion: Eastern Birds Field Guide by Sibley (Knopf) or Peterson (Houghton Mifflin).

Boating/ Personal Watercraft Safety - Woodbury

$70

with Glenn Dean

Calendar Sep 30, 2019 at 5:30 pm

This DEEP approved course is required to obtain the proper certificate for boat operation by CT residents. Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to obtain a certificate of Personal Watercraft Operation which allows the operation of all motorized recreational craft. Topics include boat selection, trailering, safety requirements, boating law, registration and more. Students must participate in all classes to qualify. Students should obtain a DEEP Conservation ID prior to the start of this class. Sept 30 & Oct 2

Breathing into Wellness - Torrington
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Breathing into Wellness - Torrington

$20

with Alexandria Jacobson

Calendar Dec 3, 2019 at 6 pm

Learn what prana is - a vital life force energy. In this class, you will learn how prana moves, as well as practice different breathing exercises in order to understand how they work, and what they do for you.

Chair Band Exercise for a Stronger You (New) - Litchfield

$45

with William Fahy

Calendar Oct 15, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 3 weeks

This course will show participants the benefits of chair exercises for all ages and activity types. You will get a routine with simple exercises to ease into harder exercise with more resistance for a well-balanced program sitting or standing. Participants should wear loose fitting clothing. Bands will be provided for in class use. 

Chair Band Exercise for a Stronger You (New) - Watertown

$45

with William Fahy

Calendar Oct 7, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 3 weeks

This course will show participants the benefits of chair exercises for all ages and activity types. You will get a routine with simple exercises to ease into harder exercise with more resistance for a well-balanced program sitting or standing. Participants should wear loose fitting clothing. Bands will be provided for in class use. *no class 10/14

Cooking Back to Basics - Blueberry Pudding Cake and Apple Tart (New) - Torrington

$20

with Margo Wickham

Calendar Oct 9, 2019 at 6 pm

Learn how to make a Fall favorite Blueberry Pudding Cake, and a Cranberry/Apple tart for a nice ending to a Thanksgiving dinner. All part of the Back to Basics Series (more classes in Winsted Pg 38). Demonstration, bake and eat. There is a $15 material fee payable to the instructor on the night of class.

Cooking Back to Basics - Homemade Chocolates (New) - Torrington

$20

with Margo Wickham

Calendar Nov 6, 2019 at 6 pm

How would you like to put some nice Homemade chocolates on your dessert table, they won’t last long at Christmas time. All part of the Back to Basics Series (more classes in Winsted Pg 38). Demonstration, bake and eat. There is a $15 material fee payable to the instructor on the night of class.





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