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Jelly Making (New) - R7 Winsted


with Susan Zygmont

Calendar May 5, 2020 at 5:30 pm

Make your own fresh jelly at home. Got strawberries, peaches, grapes in excess and don’t know what to do with them? Come and join the Jelly Lady and learn how to make jelly. Have a hands-on experience and take home a jar of freshly made jelly when you leave.  There will be a $15 material fee payable to the instructor.

Mahjong 101 - Plymouth


with Nancy Gottfried

Calendar May 5, 2020 at 6:30 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Learn how to play this Chinese tile game in the American version using cards and play with jokers. Mahjong is a game of skill, strategy, chance, and hours of fun. There is a $10 fee if you wish to purchase Mahjong cards directly from the instructor at the beginning of the class.

Total Barre - All Levels - Southbury


with Simone Pyne

Calendar May 5, 2020 at 7 pm, runs for 5 weeks

Total Barre sculpts and tones muscles in an energizing way with a ballet barre.  The exercises focus on arms, legs and the core to strengthen and lengthen the body. CLASSES ARE HELD AT SPYNE PILATES STUDIO, 1255 MIDDLEBURY RD, MIDDLEBURY, for new customers only.

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Pilates Mat - All Levels - Southbury


with Simone Pyne

Calendar May 6, 2020 at 5:45 pm, runs for 5 weeks

Pilates works to increase muscular strength, body awareness with a body and mind connection, improve posture and breath control.  The Pilates exercises help to bring the body into alignment while simultaneously stretching and strengthening.  THESE MAT CLASSES ARE HELD AT SPYNE PILATES STUDIO, 1255 MIDDLEBURY RD, MIDDLEBURY and are for new customers only

Introduction to Fishing & Fly Fishing (New) - R1 HVRHS


with Stephen Pogodzienski

Calendar May 6, 2020 at 6 pm

Learn everything you need to know to get started. The basics to safely catching & releasing fish and where to possibly go to catch fish. Get the basics from tackle needed, tying knots and understanding fish behavior.

Introduction to Hot Air Ballooning - R1 HVRHS


with Mick Murphy

Calendar May 6, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 2 weeks

Learn about the history and mechanics of this popular activity dating back to 1783 and spanning a rebirth in the early 1960s to the present. Session one covers history of hot-air ballooning configurations; military applications in the U.S. Civil War and much more. Demonstration equipment is shown during the second class along with a demonstration video. Please note that this is not a pilot certification class. Also, participants can choose if they wish to learn about “chase teams” (assisting with flights) from the instructor, who owns Aer Blarney Balloons, 92 Town Line Road, Bethlehem, CT, in order to earn credits for a free hot-air balloon ride after the two classroom sessions.  *no class 5/13

Introduction to Playing Card Tricks (New) - R1 HVRHS


with Bryan Lizotte

Calendar May 6, 2020 at 6:30 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Introduction to basic and moderate magic tricks with basic deck of cards, shuffling, and sleight of hand. Supplies can be purchased directly from the instructor for $10. The instructor has been a performing magician for over 30 years. *no class 5/13

Cooking - Berry Delight w/Angel Food Cake (New) - Torrington


with Margo Wickham

Calendar May 13, 2020 at 6 pm

Cooking Back to Basics 

Demonstration, bake and eat. Berry delight with angel food cake and Amish berry pudding. All part of the Back to Basics Series. There is a $15 material fee payable to the instructor on the night of class.

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