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Aviation Ground School
with Jeremy Harmon
Learn to fly…for a possible career or simply recreation! Certified flight instructor Jeremy Harmon from Higher Ground Aviation will provide classroom instruction to assist students in passing the FAA written exam, one major step toward certification as a private pilot. In addition to learning FAA regulatory expectations, you’ll learn aerodynamics, aircraft systems, flight controls, weather, navigation, aeromedical factors, airspace, control tower operations, as well as other essential aspects. There is NO requirement for previous aviation knowledge in order to take this class. Actual flight training may begin at any time with your instructor for an additional cost. A short supply list is provided upon enrollment. This is a Monday & Wednesday evening class.
Exploring Self Through Fiction Writing
with Mariah Klapatch
This Monday evening course will use short fiction writing as a means of self-exploration. Participants are invited to bring something they are working on (but it isn’t necessary) but there will also be prompts and exercises with the opportunity to share and receive feedback. Each week will have an opening exercise to create in a safe environment and to explore the opportunities to know oneself more deeply through fiction writing. While ‘writers’ are welcome, this course is open to everyone!
with Anna Mason
A current hospice nurse shares the layers of care and expectation surrounding hospice. Q&A is welcome, and you’ll discover the philosophy of hospice care, and what exactly it is? Why do we want it? When is it appropriate to start the hospice discussion, what services are provided, how do you choose home vs in-patient care? Are you ready to have the hospice conversation? What do you want at the end of life? This is a Thursday evening class.
Line & Mixer Dancing
with Lynn Snow
Have you ever seen the Electric Slide or other “line dance” done at a wedding and wanted to participate, but didn't know the dance? Come learn! This class will be geared to beginners, but ALL levels are welcome and encouraged to come and join the fun! FUN (and a little exercise) - that's what this is all about! Instruction includes two dances, knowing the class will have quick learners. This is a 3-session class on Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday evening.
Marlinspike Seamanship-Nautical Art-Nov.
with Gene Reil
With tips and guidance from the instructor and two texts for reference (Marlinspike Sailor by Herbie Garret Smith or Des Pawson's more recent Knot Craft), learn to manipulate various types of rope to create key fobs, bracelets, pouches, floor mats and more. This book was originally written and illustrated 60 years ago, but remains the go-to guide for clear instruction and inspiration in rope craft. The book and a few simple tools and cording will get you deep into the handwork. This is a Tuesday evening class.
Shrub & Tree Care-Prepare for Winter
with Kevin Bailey
Are you shocked at what winter does to your landscape? Learn appropriate techniques for preserving your shrubs and flowering trees from the rigors of ice, wind, heavy snow, January thaw, etc. What are the best supplies for tree and shrub protection, and when is it safe to remove them in the spring? Avoid the appearance of totally brown rhododendrons next April! Q&A is encouraged. This is a Saturday morning class.
Welding - Fabrication
with Alex Fowles
You’ve taken a welding class…now it’s time to tackle that home project! Join us for “rent-a-booth” Saturday and put those skills into practice—bring your own project and materials. Projects will be “carry in, carry out.” All projects and additional materials must be vetted at least one week in advance through the instructor(s).
Previous welding instruction and experience is required. Prepare to pay extra for materials the instructor anticipates you'll need.