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Legacy Love Letters
with Patricia LaVallee
Here is an opportunity to explore ways to tell your Loved ones you really do Love them. We will discuss how this is different from saying “love you” at the end of each conversation. We will look at what you value most about this person and find unique ways of expressing these feelings. It is a powerful expression of who you are and who they are in your life. What is it your want your love ones to remember when they think of you? This is a gift only you can give. This class is a live, but Zoomable, with Patricia LaVallee, RN, Certified Mind Set Life Coach and former MCST Adult Ed CNA instructor who shares her coping skills from over 35 years of nursing, coaching, and teaching experience.
Cyber Safety - Security for All Internet Users - Sept.
with Chris Nolan
Scammers and schemers are organized, and they are actively targeting you. Learn about the tricks and tactics they use to gain your personal information and access to your finances. You will see they are VERY organized and VERY good at what they do. How do you or your elderly parent avoid becoming victims of their schemes? It all starts with gaining the knowledge and awareness of the practices to stay safe. What do you do if you have been breached by their schemes? In this information session, you will learn about common scenarios that are used to “get” your precious information, and, most importantly, you’ll learn how to spot them immediately, avoid falling into their traps, and take action if you realize you have been a victim. This class may be conducted via Zoom, if necessary.
Life Like a River
with Patricia LaVallee
Is it time to reflect, reassess and renew? The past year and a half has been difficult at best and even life changing for many. This is an opportunity to look at where we have been and where we might want to go. It is a look at your life past, present, and future in a fun, creative, and unique form. You do not have to be artistic at all to join this class. There will be some supplies available for you to use but all that is needed is paper, pencil, and an open mind. If you would like to bring colored pens or a few old magazines that you can share this would be helpful. No technology is needed to attend this class! This is intended to be fun, relaxing, and amazingly informative. Maybe you will even find gold in your River. This class is a live (but Zoomable) with Patricia LaVallee, RN, Certified Mind Set Life Coach and former MCST Adult Ed CNA instructor who shares her coping skills from over 35 years of nursing, coaching, and teaching experience.
Plumbing Basics - Oct.
with Michael Kee
Join Master Plumber Mike Kee as he demonstrates how plumbing works in a home, discusses preventative maintenance and shows you how to tackle common problems and make simple repairs. He will show you how to install or repair faucets, repair a toilet, clear drain clogs, sweat a pipe, determine what type of piping and fittings to use for specific projects, and when to call a professional. This live class will also cover student questions and topics.
Intro to Chess
with Alex Fayvil
In this introductory workshop to the game of chess, beginners and future enthusiasts will learn basic rules and strategies of the game as well as get practice and guidance to the Game of Kings! The five meetings will center on 1) learning the rules of the game and how each piece moves and attacks; 2) understanding and practicing opening strategies; 3) the middle-game and the importance of good exchanges and positioning; 4) the endgame! and what it takes to walk away victorious and; 5) the last meeting will focus on speed chess and the fun and adrenaline rush of playing the game in limited time. Plan to bring a chess set, or share one with a buddy.
Medicare 101- online- Oct.
with Catherine Slye
Determining which Medicare plan you need can feel like a maze of uncertainty. In this Zoomed presentation by Catherine Slye you will be provided information regarding Medicare, Medicare prescription drug coverage, Medicare Advantage plans, Medicare Supplemental plans, and tips on how to save money, avoid paying penalties and how to navigate through the process with more confidence. Before the class you'll receive the supporting information to follow along (and for your future reference). Tune into the presentation from the comfort of your home, while still seeing and interacting with the instructor. Be sure to call MCST (596-7752 ext3) to enroll. Spectrum Generations is a non-profit organization; donations are always appreciated.
Zoom Basics One-on-One Tutoring
with Shenley Neely
Schedule with Shenley Neely, our Adult Education Site Assistant, for a one-on-one practice session to learn how to use the Zoom platform. Zoom is the cloud-based video conferencing platform which lets you attend classes virtually and meet with others either by video or audio-only or both. She will help you download the app and explore basic features so you can participate on Zoom with greater confidence. Bring along your laptop (you must know your username/password to access your account, please!), or she can show you the process on one of ours, if preferred. Call 596-7751 x3 to schedule an appointment.
Growing Great Vegetables
with John Fromer
From garden design & vegetable variety selection to seed starting, growing, planting and harvesting, participants will understand concepts like companion planting, extending the growing season, succession planting, crop rotation, soil preparation, growing healthy plants, weeding and maintenance. When and how to harvest will also be discussed.