Class Registration

Excel Level 3B-Microsoft 2010-February

Tuition: $60.00 Dover Residents: $55.00

Date: Friday, February 23, 2018

Time: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Prereq: Experience with Excel navigation, simple formulas, and use of the ribbon

IF, COUNTIF, SUMIF and other logical functions; keep your formulas safe; work with multiple workbooks, use Scenarios and What-If analysis.

Taught by:

Nancy Bernier Little

Nancy has been an instructor for the Dover Adult Learning Center since 2002, delivering both classroom and individual Microsoft Office training.  She is endorsed by her students as professional, patient and knowledgeable. In addition to teaching at our facility, she also conducts on-site Microsoft Office trainings for local businesses. For more information on class content, please visit Nancy’s webpage @ http://www.alittleclass.net.  If you are a current Microsoft Office user and wish to book some time for a consult on your particular needs, please complete the Contact Us form provided on Nancy's website.

Website: http://www.alittleclass.net

Address:
Computer Lab McConnell Center Rm 301
61 Locust Street
Dover, NH
03820 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: 8

Excel-Organize & Summarize Large Data Files

Tuition: $60.00 Dover Residents: $55.00

Date: Friday, March 2, 2018

Time: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Prerequisites: Experience with Excel navigation, simple formulas, and use of the ribbon

Use tables in Excel to easily create filters and subtotal formulas on filtered data.  Create and manage Pivot Tables.  Create, manage and format various types of charts.

McConnell Center Rm 301

Taught by:

Nancy Bernier Little

Nancy has been an instructor for the Dover Adult Learning Center since 2002, delivering both classroom and individual Microsoft Office training.  She is endorsed by her students as professional, patient and knowledgeable. In addition to teaching at our facility, she also conducts on-site Microsoft Office trainings for local businesses. For more information on class content, please visit Nancy’s webpage @ http://www.alittleclass.net.  If you are a current Microsoft Office user and wish to book some time for a consult on your particular needs, please complete the Contact Us form provided on Nancy's website.

Website: http://www.alittleclass.net

Address:
Computer Lab McConnell Center Rm 301
61 Locust Street
Dover, NH
03820 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: 10

United in Song: Community Singing Workshop

Tuition: $75.00 Dover Residents: $70.00

Start Date: Saturday, March 3, 2018
End Date: Saturday, April 21, 2018

Time: 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Think you can sing? Think you can’t sing? It doesn’t matter! Join together with singers of all levels to discover how much enjoyable and rewarding it is to sing with a group, even if you have never sung in any form before. We will explore vocal music from many genres and cultural traditions, as well as exercises for finding and freeing your natural singing voice. All levels of singing ability are welcome! The class may be repeated, as songs will likely change from one session to another. Call the office to register and received a $5.00 discount on tuition if you signed up for Singing Doo-Wop!

Saturdays @ McConnell Center Rm 208A

Taught by:

Alexandra Krauth

Alex currently teaches private piano, voice, music theory, and ear training lessons to children and adults as the founder and director of the Krauth Music Studio in Eliot, ME. At Keene Stage College she took several education courses, including "issues in Music Education" and "Development, Exceptionality, and Learning." She currently holds the position as Choral Director and Brixham Montessori Friends School in York, ME.

Address:
McConnell Center
61 Locust St, Floor 2
Dover, NH
03820 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: 12

Singing Doo-Wop

Tuition: $75.00 Dover Residents: $70.00

Start Date: Saturday, March 3, 2018
End Date: Saturday, April 21, 2018

Time: 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Due to popular demand during a "United in Song" session, this class focuses exclusively on the timeless vocal harmony music of the 1950s and early 1960s prior to the British Invasion. Did you always wish you could sing like the Platters, the Drifters, Dion and the Belmonts, and other similar groups when you were growing up? Or are you a singer interested in exploring a genre of music that was all about the vocals? In this class, we will learn harmony parts to a variety of familiar doo-wop classics. Interested students will have an opportunity to sing lead vocals as well. The class is open to anyone, even if you have never sung in any form before. Bring your voice and a smile, and let's sing some good old doo-wop!

Saturdays @ McConnell Center Rm 208A

Taught by:

Alexandra Krauth

Alex currently teaches private piano, voice, music theory, and ear training lessons to children and adults as the founder and director of the Krauth Music Studio in Eliot, ME. At Keene Stage College she took several education courses, including "issues in Music Education" and "Development, Exceptionality, and Learning." She currently holds the position as Choral Director and Brixham Montessori Friends School in York, ME.

Address:
McConnell Center
61 Locust St, Floor 2
Dover, NH
03820 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: 7

iPad/iPhone for Novices

Tuition: $95.00 Dover Residents: $85.00

Start Date: Monday, March 5, 2018
End Date: Monday, April 9, 2018

Time: 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

This is an iPad/iPhone class for the very beginner.  Learn how to get around an iPad/iPhone, download and run apps, browse and search the internet, and communicate with friends and family using email, FaceTime and phone calls. Bring your own iPad or iPhone, or use one of ours. **NOTE: This class covers ONLY Apple iPhones and iPads—it does not cover Android or Windows phones or tablets.

 

Mondays @McConnell Center ~ Room 220

Taught by:

Tiffany Brand

Tiffany has lived in the seacoast of New Hampshire all of her life. She has over 15 years of experience in teaching technology, serving as a technology coordinator, trainer, and a computer teacher for several school districts. She enjoys bringing the fun, excitement, and usefulness of technology to her students and colleagues.

Address:
McConnell Center
61 Locust St, Floor 2
Dover, NH
03820 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: 6

Basic Beaded Earring

Tuition: $40.00 Dover Residents: $35.00

Date: Monday, March 5, 2018

Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Love gorgeous beaded jewelry, but not sure how to make your own? Let us show you the basic tools and techniques needed to make attractive earrings in just minutes. Choose from our large selection of high quality materials: silver ear wires and head pins, faceted Czech crystal in all colors and sizes, and seed beads in our own color way mixes. Learn basic wire wrapping techniques as well as advanced techniques such as working with chain and clusters. Workshop fee includes all materials needed to make two pairs of earrings.

McConnell Center Rm 206B

Taught by:

Art Night Out

Art Night Out Instructors are experienced passionate artisans.  We provide a relaxed, fun environment to ensure a positive learning experience.  Art Night Out classes feature high quality materials, tools, and instruction resulting in something you'll truly be proud to say you made yourself.  No prior experience is necessary to attend.

Address:
McConnell Center
61 Locust St, Floor 2
Dover, NH
03820 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: 5

Beginning Guitar

Tuition: $100.00 Dover Residents: $95.00

Start Date: Tuesday, March 6, 2018
End Date: Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Time: 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

This class is designed for beginners ranging from people who have never held a guitar before to those who can play just a few chords. In this class, students will learn proper strumming technique, basic chords, sight reading, simple folk songs, and beginning theory. With a few students per class, we will learn certain chords and songs together but will also have opportunity to learn individually depending on your interest and experience. If some already know how to play and would like an intermediate level teaching that can be arranged in the same class. Bring your own guitar with strings. Method book and guitar picks are included in tuition. No class April 24th.

Tuesdays @ Dover High School Rm 334

Taught by:

John Webb

John learned on acoustic guitar in middle school and learned reading skills and folk style playing.  Since then he has played with several performing bands, began teaching private lessons and started a local music night for people that want to perform on stage.

Address:
Dover High School
25 Alumni Way
Dover, NH
03820 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: 6

Advanced ESL: Reading Skills Development

Tuition: $53.00 Dover Residents: $53.00

Start Date: Thursday, March 8, 2018
End Date: Thursday, April 12, 2018

Time: 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Read non-fiction text to work on academic vocabulary, pronunciation, and reading skills such as finding information, summarization, and cause and effect.

Thursdays, McConnell Center Rm 209

 

Taught by:

Bill Badgley

Address:
McConnell Center
61 Locust St, Floor 2
Dover, NH
03820 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: 11

Simply Excel 1A-Microsoft 2010-March

Tuition: $60.00 Dover Residents: $55.00

Date: Friday, March 9, 2018

Time: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Prerequisites:  Basic keyboard and mouse skills.

Introductory class on the following: creating, formatting and saving simple spreadsheets.  Insert simple formulas.  Includes how to create folders and organize your files.

McConnell Center Rm 301

Taught by:

Nancy Bernier Little

Nancy has been an instructor for the Dover Adult Learning Center since 2002, delivering both classroom and individual Microsoft Office training.  She is endorsed by her students as professional, patient and knowledgeable. In addition to teaching at our facility, she also conducts on-site Microsoft Office trainings for local businesses. For more information on class content, please visit Nancy’s webpage @ http://www.alittleclass.net.  If you are a current Microsoft Office user and wish to book some time for a consult on your particular needs, please complete the Contact Us form provided on Nancy's website.

Website: http://www.alittleclass.net

Address:
Computer Lab McConnell Center Rm 301
61 Locust Street
Dover, NH
03820 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: 9

Step Into Sewing-Part Three (Saturday Mornings)

Tuition: $160.00 Dover Residents: $160.00

Start Date: Saturday, March 10, 2018
End Date: Saturday, March 17, 2018

Time: 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

In this course you will delve further into uses of different materials, finishes and techniques, as well as how to read a pattern, so that you will be able to take your creativity to another level.  We will follow a commercial pattern from beginning to send and you will have a more complete understanding of how to continue sewing on your own,.  A supply list is provided for this class upon registration.  By the end of this class, you will be able to take on a variety of projects confidently.

 

Taught by:

Christine Ecker

Owner and operator of The Sewing Tree in Dover, NH.  She has been teaching sewing to adults and children for 15 years through her business.  The Sewing Tree classes range from very beginning to more advanced techniques and project classes.

Address:
The Sewing Tree
66 Third St. Studio 201
Dover, NH
03820 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: 6

Home Buyers Seminar

Tuition: $10.00 Dover Residents: $10.00

Date: Monday, March 12, 2018

Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Learn and understand the process of buying a home including: renting vs. buying, how much can you afford, what kind of home is right for you, navigating the lending process, home inspections, title (contract to closing) and home insurance. Speakers will include Carolyn Dupont, Realtor, Keller Williams Coastal Reality; Jamie Lynch, Atlas-Heritage Title; Carrie DiGeorge, Envoy Mortgage and David Whitney, Prudential Home Insurance.

Bring pen, paper or iPad for notes.

McConnell Center Rm 208A

Taught by:

Carolyn Dupont

Carolyn has many years experience and is a realtor with Keller Williams Coastal Realty.

Address:
McConnell Center
61 Locust St, Floor 2
Dover, NH
03820 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: 11

The Joy of PHP

Tuition: $100.00 Dover Residents: $90.00

Start Date: Monday, March 12, 2018
End Date: Monday, April 16, 2018

Time: 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Learn to design your own browser application using PHP and mySQL from the #1 best selling author on Amazon.  Start with basic HTML, then add PHP to build a website for a growing used car business.  A car dealership needs a constantly changing web site because the inventory of cars is always changing.  HTML is not the answer for this kind of web site, but PHP and mySQL are!  Engage with a “real” project for a sense of accomplishment and an opportunity to apply what you’ve learned to a realistic scenario. Bring the book “The Joy of PHP” and a laptop to class.

Mondays @ McConnell Center Rm 220

Taught by:

Alan Forbes

Born in Attleboro, MA Alan received his BS/BA from Bryant College and an MBA from Babson College, where he won the Douglass Prize in Entrepreneurship.  His technical specialties include internet application development using IBM/Lotus Notes, Microsoft.Net and the popular LAMP Stack of PHP mySQL, and Apache.  He has written many technical articles for various publications and spoken at numerous conferences and user groups, including IBM Connect 2016, the UK Lotus User Group, the BENELUX Notes User Group, and the New Hampshire PHP Group.

Address:
McConnell Center
61 Locust St, Floor 2
Dover, NH
03820 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: 14

Introduction to Beekeeping

Tuition: $25.00 Dover Residents: $20.00

Date: Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Time: 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

In this session you will receive an overview of keeping bees with brief presentation about the time, commitment and financial considerations involved with this hobby.  EAS certified Master Beekeeper, Brian Pride, will review the equipment necessary to establish you own hive and options for placement of hives at various locations.  Seasonal management of hives, pests and diseases and products of the hive will be discussed.  This is an interactive program, with time allotted for demonstrations, questions and answers.

McConnell Center Rm 220

Taught by:

Brian Pride

Eastern Apicultural Society Certified Master Beekeeper.  Beekeeper for 6 years co owner of Bee Pride, retail store in Lebanon, Maine selling beekeeping supplies.  Also teaches multiple levels of classes for beekeepers in the store.

Address:
McConnell Center
61 Locust St, Floor 2
Dover, NH
03820 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: 12

Essential Perfumes

Tuition: $35.00 Dover Residents: $30.00

Date: Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Time: 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Perfumes sold in stores are loaded with toxic chemicals. Have fun making your own perfumes with all natural, non-toxic, health-promoting essential oils! Choose four of the following perfumes to make, and take home recipes for others.  Bliss, Harmony, Love, Peace, Pure, Rebel, Secret, Strong, Terra or Urban.

Dover High School Rm 137B

Taught by:

Kimberly Cole

Kimberly has been a wellness advocate and coach with thirteen years in health and wellness with an emphasis on all natural alternative as a result of health issues with her son.

Address:
Dover High School
25 Alumni Way
Dover, NH
03820 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: 8

Step Into Sewing-Part Three (Thursday Mornings)

Tuition: $160.00 Dover Residents: $160.00

Start Date: Thursday, March 15, 2018
End Date: Thursday, April 5, 2018

Time: 8:00 am - 10:00 am

In this course you will delve further into uses of different materials, finishes and techniques, as well as how to read a pattern, so that you will be able to take your creativity to another level.  We will follow a commercial pattern from beginning to send and you will have a more complete understanding of how to continue sewing on your own,.  A supply list is provided for this class upon registration.  By the end of this class, you will be able to take on a variety of projects confidently.

 

Taught by:

Christine Ecker

Owner and operator of The Sewing Tree in Dover, NH.  She has been teaching sewing to adults and children for 15 years through her business.  The Sewing Tree classes range from very beginning to more advanced techniques and project classes.

Address:
The Sewing Tree
66 Third St. Studio 201
Dover, NH
03820 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: 6

Submitting Your Artwork to Stock Photo Agencies

Tuition: $35.00 Dover Residents: $30.00

Date: Friday, March 16, 2018

Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

This class is for those who have been taking quality pictures, creating vector illustrations or artwork for a while and are looking to make a little extra income from your images by submitting to stock photo agencies. This class covers some of the main stock photo agencies available, what their needs are, getting started, submitting your work, keyboarding importance and methods of payment. If time allows, we will discuss other venues to market or make a little money off your artwork.

McConnell Center Rm 301

Taught by:

Allan Wood

Allan Wood has been involved with graphics and photography for over 35 years. He has spent nearly 25 years as an educator and has had his own portrait and photo lab business for 6 years. He spent 12 years teaching at McIntosh College where he also researched and developed the successful Associate's Degree program in Digital Photography, where he also taught most of the courses. His book "The Graphic Designer's Digital Toolkit" is now in its 5th edition integrating traditional graphic design concepts with technologies in Adobe computer graphics. He created an academic web site at www.digitoolkit.com. His images have appeared in magazines, cards, and calendars. His recent projects include developing a New England lighthouse tourism Web site at www.nelights.com, photographing all 168 of New England's lighthouses, and publishing a new book entitled "New England Lighthouse Stories: Shipwrecks, Rescues, and Hauntings".

Address:
Computer Lab McConnell Center Rm 301
61 Locust Street
Dover, NH
03820 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: 5

Simply Excel 1B-Microsoft 2010-March

Tuition: $60.00 Dover Residents: $55.00

Date: Friday, March 16, 2018

Time: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Prerequisite:Comfort with a keyboard and mouse

Introductory class on the following: Manage different views and multiple sheets at once.  Format for printing.  Create headers and footers.  Print with titles on every page.

McConnell Center Rm 301

Taught by:

Nancy Bernier Little

Nancy has been an instructor for the Dover Adult Learning Center since 2002, delivering both classroom and individual Microsoft Office training.  She is endorsed by her students as professional, patient and knowledgeable. In addition to teaching at our facility, she also conducts on-site Microsoft Office trainings for local businesses. For more information on class content, please visit Nancy’s webpage @ http://www.alittleclass.net.  If you are a current Microsoft Office user and wish to book some time for a consult on your particular needs, please complete the Contact Us form provided on Nancy's website.

Website: http://www.alittleclass.net

Address:
Computer Lab McConnell Center Rm 301
61 Locust Street
Dover, NH
03820 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: 10

QuickBook Basics for Beginners-March 2018

Tuition: $90.00 Dover Residents: $85.00

Start Date: Saturday, March 17, 2018
End Date: Saturday, March 24, 2018

Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Learn how to setup QuickBooks from the beginning. Chart of Account, Customers (creating invoices, coding, paying invoices, printing checks), Vendors (entering invoices, coding, paying invoices, printing checks), Reconciling Accounts (checking, savings, credit cards) Reports (Profit & Loss, Sales by item list, A/R, A/P aging), plus basic bookkeeping skills.

 

Saturdays@ McConnell Center

Taught by:

Monica Bozeman

Monica has over 35 years working in administration and bookkeeping roll in various industries as well as a former business owner and real estate broker.  She currently is employed as an Office Administrator and their full-charge bookkeeper. Additionally she does freelance bookkeeping and provides QuickBooks tutoring services for the past three years.

Address:
Computer Lab McConnell Center Rm 301
61 Locust Street
Dover, NH
03820 Map and Directions

Important Tips for Selling your Home

Tuition: $10.00 Dover Residents: $10.00

Date: Monday, March 19, 2018

Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Ready to downsize? Do you want to sell your house? Let us show you what works! Amy Parker of Parker House Designs will reveal the importance of staging when selling and Carolyn Dupont, realtor with Keller Williams Coastal Realty, will explain the process step-by-step. With shared resources, making the important decision is easier than you think.

McConnell Center Rm 208A

Taught by:

Carolyn Dupont

Carolyn has many years experience and is a realtor with Keller Williams Coastal Realty.

Address:
McConnell Center
61 Locust St, Floor 2
Dover, NH
03820 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: 11

Step Into Sewing-Part Three (Monday Evenings

Tuition: $160.00 Dover Residents: $160.00

Start Date: Monday, March 19, 2018
End Date: Monday, April 9, 2018

Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

In this course you will delve further into uses of different materials, finishes and techniques, as well as how to read a pattern, so that you will be able to take your creativity to another level.  We will follow a commercial pattern from beginning to send and you will have a more complete understanding of how to continue sewing on your own,.  A supply list is provided for this class upon registration.  By the end of this class, you will be able to take on a variety of projects confidently.

 

Taught by:

Christine Ecker

Owner and operator of The Sewing Tree in Dover, NH.  She has been teaching sewing to adults and children for 15 years through her business.  The Sewing Tree classes range from very beginning to more advanced techniques and project classes.

Address:
The Sewing Tree
66 Third St. Studio 201
Dover, NH
03820 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: 6

Cranberry Sauce-Water Bath Canning

Tuition: $35.00 Dover Residents: $30.00

Date: Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Time: 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Learn about canning and put fresh cranberry sauce on your table this year.  Also learn cranberry sauce varieties; jellied, whole berry & spiced.  Please bring a hand towel to class. All materials included. Long hair must be secured.

Dover High School Rm 136

Taught by:

Kate Nickerson & Pam Sawyer

Kate has been a classroom teacher for 24 years and department head for canning at the Rochester Fair.  She has over forty years in canning experience.

Address:
Dover High School
25 Alumni Way
Dover, NH
03820 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: 6

Healthcare Advocacy Basics-Navigating the Medical System for your parents and yourself

Tuition: $20.00 Dover Residents: $15.00

Start Date: Tuesday, March 27, 2018
End Date: Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

People who have knowledgeable and effective advocates receive better healthcare.  This process is foreign to most of us.  We use our experience to help individuals prepare to care for their parents, other loved ones or  themselves.

Tuesdays @ Dover High School Room 208

Taught by:

Attorney Michael Guy & Jennie Cutten

Mike and Jennie are native Kittery residents.  Jennie is a retired Human Resource professional and Mike is an Elder Law Attorney licensed in MA, NH & ME.  Both are experience caregivers and healthcare advocates including end of life experience.

Address:
Dover High School
25 Alumni Way
Dover, NH
03820 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: 18

Birth Order

Tuition: $45.00 Dover Residents: $40.00

Date: Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Time: 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm


Learn about how birth order can influence relationship choices, career paths, interactions with children/grandchildren and how your birth order can make you more susceptible to specific illnesses.  Understand yourself and those in your life better, by discovering birth order patterns

Dover High School Room 212

Taught by:

Cynthia Simon

Address:
Dover High School
25 Alumni Way
Dover, NH
03820 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: 14

Personal Self Defense

Tuition: $40.00 Dover Residents: $35.00

Start Date: Wednesday, March 28, 2018
End Date: Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Time: 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Defending ourselves is something that we hope we never have to do. However, it is something we should all know how to do. Learn how to prepare yourself mentally and ~ if necessary ~ to react physically. Wear comfortable  clothing.

Wednesdays @ McConnell Center Rm 220

Taught by:

Larry Holman

Address:
McConnell Center
61 Locust St, Floor 2
Dover, NH
03820 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: 6

Natural Brass Embossed Jewelry

Tuition: $40.00 Dover Residents: $35.00

Date: Monday, April 2, 2018

Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Experience how gratifying it is to create gorgeous embossed jewelry that gets noticed! Using the new Vintaj metal texturizing system, you will impress patterns on pre-patinaed natural brass shapes and reveal interesting contrast with sanding blocks and sand paper. You will then experiment with metal patina inks, allowing you to add gorgeous, layered color. Finally, you will combine your textured metal with chain and beads to create whimsical, modern jewelry. Workshop fee includes all materials needed to make one embossed pendant with brass chain.

McConnell Center Rm 206B

Taught by:

Art Night Out

Art Night Out Instructors are experienced passionate artisans.  We provide a relaxed, fun environment to ensure a positive learning experience.  Art Night Out classes feature high quality materials, tools, and instruction resulting in something you'll truly be proud to say you made yourself.  No prior experience is necessary to attend.

Address:
McConnell Center
61 Locust St, Floor 2
Dover, NH
03820 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: 7

Team Writer

Tuition: $100.00 Dover Residents: $90.00

Start Date: Monday, April 2, 2018
End Date: Monday, April 30, 2018

Time: 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Looking to share your writing with someone other than your cat? Interested in valuable feedback to strengthen your writing skills? Need a supportive environment to talk about your writing dreams and heartaches? Team Writer is designed to offer encouragement, industry updates, and writing tips to take your craft to the next level. Each class will be spent exploring various elements of the craft, discussing individual concerns and questions, and critiquing weekly submissions of each student’s work. Time outside of class will be spent supporting and challenging each other through a Facebook group. All genres and levels are embraced.

Kate Johnston is an experienced story coach and book editor. You can learn more about her at her website:www.katejohnstonauthor.com, where you can also contact her with any questions.

McConnell Center Rm 208B

Taught by:

Kate Johnston

A published author, professional writing coach, freelance writer and editor.   This summer she won first place in Riverrun Bookstore's short story contest and her story "Shattered," is published in the anthology Compass Points: Stories from Seacoast Authors. She was chosen to contribute an essay for Wolf Warriors, a pro-wolf anthology, published in 2014.  In 2011, her short story "Treasures" won first place and is published in The Greensilk Journal.  She has written a non-fiction ebook series based on her popular blog post series "Writer...Uninterrupted."  The first book of the series, Handbook for the Emergin Writer, was published in July 2015, and is the foundation for this particular class.

Address:
McConnell Center
61 Locust St, Floor 2
Dover, NH
03820 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: 5

Reiki I~For Beginners

Tuition: $150.00 Dover Residents: $140.00

Start Date: Thursday, April 5, 2018
End Date: Thursday, April 19, 2018

Time: 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Reiki is one of the simplest, most powerful healing techniques for pain, mental and emotional difficulties, stress, anxiety, phobias or hormone imbalances. Class balances lecture and hands-on. Level 1 certification upon completion.

Wednesdays @ Dover High School~Room 137C

Taught by:

Erica Rock

Erica is a dynamic spiritual teacher and healer that radiates Divine Grace from her own awakening.  She holds a Bachelor’s in Social Work, Doctor of Metaphysics and Holistic Healthcare Practitioner. Erica is most passionate about assisting people in having direct experience of the divine presence.

Website: wwww.ericarock.com

Address:
Dover High School
25 Alumni Way
Dover, NH
03820 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: 10

Step Into Sewing-Part Two-(Saturday Mornings)

Tuition: $160.00 Dover Residents: $160.00

Start Date: Thursday, April 5, 2018
End Date: Thursday, April 12, 2018

Time: 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

In this session you will explore and make samples of several different seam finishes, discuss and use stabilizers, practice curves and learn two different zipper techniques.  You will gain more confidence in your ability to use your machine and to make the correct choices when choosing and completing a project.  You will complete two projects plus seam finish samples.  All supplies are included. On site at "The Sewing Tree" in Dover.

 

Taught by:

Christine Ecker

Owner and operator of The Sewing Tree in Dover, NH.  She has been teaching sewing to adults and children for 15 years through her business.  The Sewing Tree classes range from very beginning to more advanced techniques and project classes.

Address:
The Sewing Tree
66 Third St. Studio 201
Dover, NH
03820 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: 6

Excel Level 2A-Microsoft 2010-April

Tuition: $60.00 Dover Residents: $55.00

Date: Friday, April 6, 2018

Time: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Prerequisites:  Experience with the SUM function

Use advanced formulas such as IF, VLOOKUP, HLOOKUP, organize, sort & filter long lists; assign range names for quick navigation and formulas.

McConnell Center Rm 301

Taught by:

Nancy Bernier Little

Nancy has been an instructor for the Dover Adult Learning Center since 2002, delivering both classroom and individual Microsoft Office training.  She is endorsed by her students as professional, patient and knowledgeable. In addition to teaching at our facility, she also conducts on-site Microsoft Office trainings for local businesses. For more information on class content, please visit Nancy’s webpage @ http://www.alittleclass.net.  If you are a current Microsoft Office user and wish to book some time for a consult on your particular needs, please complete the Contact Us form provided on Nancy's website.

Website: http://www.alittleclass.net

Address:
Computer Lab McConnell Center Rm 301
61 Locust Street
Dover, NH
03820 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: 10

Step Into Sewing~Step One(Saturday Mornings)

Tuition: $160.00 Dover Residents: $160.00

Start Date: Saturday, April 7, 2018
End Date: Saturday, April 14, 2018

Time: 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

This 8 hour course will get you up and running.  We will explore the sewing machine and how it works, learn basic stitches, basic sewing techniques, and identify notions that you will need.  You will come away with the knowledge of how to run a machine and how to get started as well as completing several simple projects.  In order to best meet all the student needs, this series will be held at The Sewing Tree studio in Dover.  This session will be held on Saturday mornings.

 

Taught by:

Christine Ecker

Owner and operator of The Sewing Tree in Dover, NH.  She has been teaching sewing to adults and children for 15 years through her business.  The Sewing Tree classes range from very beginning to more advanced techniques and project classes.

Address:
The Sewing Tree
66 Third St. Studio 201
Dover, NH
03820 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: 6

Salsa-Water Bath Canning

Tuition: $35.00 Dover Residents: $30.00

Date: Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Time: 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Everyone enjoys a little salsa and chips for a party. Now you can learn to make your own by adding or removing ingredients.  You will learn tips on customizing your salsa.  The night of class you will make a basic salsa with jalapeno pepper, onions, tomatoes , and spices.  In order to make it in the allotted time,  a few steps will be prepared ahead of class, so you can preserve a jar to take home.  There will be several recipes for you to try at home as well.  Please have small towel or 2 potholders for carrying home your jar.  If you have long hair, please wear it up or wear a hat.

Dover High School Rm 136

Taught by:

Kate Nickerson & Pam Sawyer

Kate has been a classroom teacher for 24 years and department head for canning at the Rochester Fair.  She has over forty years in canning experience.

Address:
Dover High School
25 Alumni Way
Dover, NH
03820 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: 6

Step Into Sewing~Step One (Thursday Mornings)

Tuition: $160.00 Dover Residents: $160.00

Start Date: Thursday, April 12, 2018
End Date: Thursday, May 10, 2018

Time: 8:00 am - 10:00 am

This 8 hour course will get you up and running.  We will explore the sewing machine and how it works, learn basic stitches, basic sewing techniques, and identify notions that you will need.  You will come away with the knowledge of how to run a machine and how to get started as well as completing several simple projects.  In order to best meet all the student needs, this series will be held at The Sewing Tree studio in Dover.  This session will be held on Thursday mornings.

No class on April 26th!

 

Taught by:

Christine Ecker

Owner and operator of The Sewing Tree in Dover, NH.  She has been teaching sewing to adults and children for 15 years through her business.  The Sewing Tree classes range from very beginning to more advanced techniques and project classes.

Address:
The Sewing Tree
66 Third St. Studio 201
Dover, NH
03820 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: 5

Excel Level 2B-Microsoft 2010-April

Tuition: $60.00 Dover Residents: $55.00

Date: Friday, April 13, 2018

Time: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Prerequisite:Some experience with Excel and the SUM Function

Create charts, summarize data quickly with Pivot Tables; insert and manipulate graphics.

McConnell Center Rm 301

Taught by:

Nancy Bernier Little

Nancy has been an instructor for the Dover Adult Learning Center since 2002, delivering both classroom and individual Microsoft Office training.  She is endorsed by her students as professional, patient and knowledgeable. In addition to teaching at our facility, she also conducts on-site Microsoft Office trainings for local businesses. For more information on class content, please visit Nancy’s webpage @ http://www.alittleclass.net.  If you are a current Microsoft Office user and wish to book some time for a consult on your particular needs, please complete the Contact Us form provided on Nancy's website.

Website: http://www.alittleclass.net

Address:
Computer Lab McConnell Center Rm 301
61 Locust Street
Dover, NH
03820 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: 10

Organic Gardening Skills & Issues

Tuition: $60.00 Dover Residents: $50.00

Start Date: Saturday, April 14, 2018
End Date: Saturday, April 28, 2018

Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

This course will include practical tips on how to create a new garden, soil preparation, seed starting, planting techniques, container gardening, cultural techniques during the growing season (such as watering, fertilizing, and pest and weed control), how plants and soil interact, succession planning, planting multiple crops in the same space at the same time, how to compost, crop rotation, cover cropping and mycorrhizobials.  There will also be discussion about our existing industrial food production system including pesticides, genetically modified seeds, seed labeling and supplier concentration, globalization & famine, organic certification, and regulatory capture.

Saturdays @ McConnell Center Rm 220

Taught by:

Vincent Cirasole

Vincent has taught physical education and organic gardening in New York before relocating to the Granite State in 2013.  He also is a Master Gardener, a commercial vegetable grower, and an organic growing enthusiast.  Over a period of years, he has developed this course which has proven to be fascinating and popular with students.

Address:
McConnell Center
61 Locust St, Floor 2
Dover, NH
03820 Map and Directions

QuickBook Basics for Beginners-April 2018

Tuition: $90.00 Dover Residents: $85.00

Start Date: Saturday, April 14, 2018
End Date: Saturday, April 21, 2018

Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Learn how to setup QuickBooks from the beginning. Chart of Account, Customers (creating invoices, coding, paying invoices, printing checks), Vendors (entering invoices, coding, paying invoices, printing checks), Reconciling Accounts (checking, savings, credit cards) Reports (Profit & Loss, Sales by item list, A/R, A/P aging), plus basic bookkeeping skills.

 

Saturdays@ McConnell Center

Taught by:

Monica Bozeman

Monica has over 35 years working in administration and bookkeeping roll in various industries as well as a former business owner and real estate broker.  She currently is employed as an Office Administrator and their full-charge bookkeeper. Additionally she does freelance bookkeeping and provides QuickBooks tutoring services for the past three years.

Address:
Computer Lab McConnell Center Rm 301
61 Locust Street
Dover, NH
03820 Map and Directions

Advanced ESL: World History-Readings and Scripts

Tuition: $53.00 Dover Residents: $53.00

Start Date: Monday, April 16, 2018
End Date: Monday, June 4, 2018

Time: 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

You’ve studied history in your own language.  Now try it in English!  From the ancient Greeks and Plato to World War II, we’ll pick a few historical events and famous people to study.  We’ll first read background material in traditional textbook format.  Then we’ll read play scripts to bring the events alive.  Work on pronunciation, fluency, vocabulary, comprehension, and discussion skills.

 

Mondays, McConnell Center Rm 209

Taught by:

Bill Badgley

Address:
McConnell Center
61 Locust St, Floor 2
Dover, NH
03820 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: 11

Pressure Canning

Tuition: $35.00 Dover Residents: $30.00

Date: Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Time: 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Have you always wanted to gain knowledge about food preservation? Come join us and learn about Pressure Canning, the method used to preserve fruits, vegetables, meats, poultry, fish , and other food items. You will also learn its safety, its history and canning tools/utensils. Students will take home a jar of carrots. All materials included. All long hair must be secured. Bring a hand towel to class.

Dover High School Rm 136

Taught by:

Pam Sawyer

Pam has been awarded 6 ribbons for projects entered into fairs.  She was the NH & ME state representative for the American Soldiers Memorial project for 7 years and taught at an after school program at a local elementary school.

Address:
Dover High School
25 Alumni Way
Dover, NH
03820 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: 6

Introduction to Falun Gong

Tuition: $10.00 Dover Residents: $10.00

Date: Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Time: 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Falun Gong is an ancient, traditional Chinese practice of "self cultivation"- a way to improve mental and physical wellness through meditation and five easy-to-learn exercises. The practice is based on the universal values of truthfulness, compassion, and tolerance. This introductory
class will provide a brief overview of the system, plus a demonstration of the exercises. All Falun Gong instruction is free of charge; the class fee supports DALC.

Dover High School-Library

 

Taught by:

Marcus Gale

Marcus is a musician and puppeteer specializing in children and family audience. He has been practicing Falun Gong for 16 + years, and provides free instruction in the Seacoast area.

Address:
Dover High School
25 Alumni Way
Dover, NH
03820 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: 10

The Essential Family

Tuition: $35.00 Dover Residents: $30.00

Date: Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Time: 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

All natural support for the entire family!  Choose four of the following essential oil support blends to make, and take home the recipes for others.  Balanced Hormones, Peppermint Potty, No More Tantrums, Sunshine Blend, Energizer Blend, Sweet Slumber, Lights Out Spray, Hand Sanitizer, Fresh Breath, After Shave, Bye Bye Bugs, Room Refresh, In The Mood, Hot Mess, Body Spray or Owie Spray.

Dover High School Rm 137B

Taught by:

Kimberly Cole

Kimberly has been a wellness advocate and coach with thirteen years in health and wellness with an emphasis on all natural alternative as a result of health issues with her son.

Address:
Dover High School
25 Alumni Way
Dover, NH
03820 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: 10

Excel Level 3A-Microsoft 2010-April

Tuition: $60.00 Dover Residents: $55.00

Date: Friday, April 20, 2018

Time: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Prerequisites:Experience with Excel navigation, simple formulas, and use of the ribbon

Streamline your workflow with the use of Properties, Macros & Conditional formatting; simplify data entry; audit formulas; summarize your data quickly with outlines and grouping.

McConnell Center Rm 301

Taught by:

Nancy Bernier Little

Nancy has been an instructor for the Dover Adult Learning Center since 2002, delivering both classroom and individual Microsoft Office training.  She is endorsed by her students as professional, patient and knowledgeable. In addition to teaching at our facility, she also conducts on-site Microsoft Office trainings for local businesses. For more information on class content, please visit Nancy’s webpage @ http://www.alittleclass.net.  If you are a current Microsoft Office user and wish to book some time for a consult on your particular needs, please complete the Contact Us form provided on Nancy's website.

Website: http://www.alittleclass.net

Address:
Computer Lab McConnell Center Rm 301
61 Locust Street
Dover, NH
03820 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: 10

Excel Level 3B-Microsoft 2010-April

Tuition: $60.00 Dover Residents: $55.00

Date: Friday, April 27, 2018

Time: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Prereq: Experience with Excel navigation, simple formulas, and use of the ribbon

IF, COUNTIF, SUMIF and other logical functions; keep your formulas safe; work with multiple workbooks, use Scenarios and What-If analysis.

Taught by:

Nancy Bernier Little

Nancy has been an instructor for the Dover Adult Learning Center since 2002, delivering both classroom and individual Microsoft Office training.  She is endorsed by her students as professional, patient and knowledgeable. In addition to teaching at our facility, she also conducts on-site Microsoft Office trainings for local businesses. For more information on class content, please visit Nancy’s webpage @ http://www.alittleclass.net.  If you are a current Microsoft Office user and wish to book some time for a consult on your particular needs, please complete the Contact Us form provided on Nancy's website.

Website: http://www.alittleclass.net

Address:
Computer Lab McConnell Center Rm 301
61 Locust Street
Dover, NH
03820 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: 10

Digital Photo Organization and Printing

Tuition: $55.00 Dover Residents: $50.00

Start Date: Monday, April 30, 2018
End Date: Monday, May 14, 2018

Time: 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Digital cameras, smartphones, tablets...there are many ways to take digital photos, but what do you do with them all?  In this class you will learn how to use your computer to organize your digital photos and create photo projects.

Participants should be comfortable working on Windows computers and a web browser.  Bring to class:

1) Your digital photos: on your digital camera or smartphone with its USB transfer cable, on camera memory cards, on CD/DVDs, or on an external hard drive or flash drive.

2) A USB flash drive or external hard drive-this is where you will organize your own photos

3) A laptop computer (if you wish to use your own computer) or you can use one of our laptops

Mondays @  McConnell Center Rm 220

Taught by:

Tiffany Brand

Tiffany has lived in the seacoast of New Hampshire all of her life. She has over 15 years of experience in teaching technology, serving as a technology coordinator, trainer, and a computer teacher for several school districts. She enjoys bringing the fun, excitement, and usefulness of technology to her students and colleagues.

Address:
McConnell Center
61 Locust St, Floor 2
Dover, NH
03820 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: 3

Step Into Sewing~Step One (Monday Evenings)

Tuition: $160.00 Dover Residents: $160.00

Start Date: Monday, April 30, 2018
End Date: Monday, May 21, 2018

Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

This 8 hour course will get you up and running.  We will explore the sewing machine and how it works, learn basic stitches, basic sewing techniques, and identify notions that you will need.  You will come away with the knowledge of how to run a machine and how to get started as well as completing several simple projects.  In order to best meet all the student needs, this series will be held at The Sewing Tree studio in Dover.  This session will be held on Monday evenings.

 

Taught by:

Christine Ecker

Owner and operator of The Sewing Tree in Dover, NH.  She has been teaching sewing to adults and children for 15 years through her business.  The Sewing Tree classes range from very beginning to more advanced techniques and project classes.

Address:
The Sewing Tree
66 Third St. Studio 201
Dover, NH
03820 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: 5

Water Bath Canning for Jams

Tuition: $35.00 Dover Residents: $30.00

Date: Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Time: 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Have you always wanted to gain knowledge about food preservation? Come join us and learn about the process using lower temperature for acidic foods i.e. tomatoes and fruits, safety, its history and canning tools/utensils. Students will take home a jar of jam. All materials included. All long hair must be secured. Please bring a hand towel to class.

Dover High Rm 136

Taught by:

Kate Nickerson & Pam Sawyer

Kate has been a classroom teacher for 24 years and department head for canning at the Rochester Fair.  She has over forty years in canning experience.

Address:
Dover High School
25 Alumni Way
Dover, NH
03820 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: 6

Meditation for Anyone

Tuition: $65.00 Dover Residents: $60.00

Start Date: Wednesday, May 2, 2018
End Date: Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Time: 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Learn how to relax your body. Begin an exciting journey of self-discovery and awaken the energy within. Wear loose comfortable clothing and bring a pillow to sit on.

Wednesdays @McConnell Center Rm 220

Taught by:

Larry Holman

Address:
Dover High School
25 Alumni Way
Dover, NH
03820 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: 9

Fly Fishing From A-Z

Tuition: $120.00 Dover Residents: $115.00

Start Date: Thursday, May 3, 2018
End Date: Thursday, June 7, 2018

Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

This introductory course offers instruction on fly-fishing fundamentals such as rod set-up, gear and equipment options, casting theory and drills, knot tying, fish ecology and aquatic insects, fish identification, safety, ethical fishing practices and lots more.  From A to Z, you’ll soon be on the water catching fish! All equipment provided; however, if you own your own feel free to bring it. This course includes classroom and 2-field trips.

Dover High School Rm 134

Taught by:

John McKernan

Address:
Dover High School
25 Alumni Way
Dover, NH
03820 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: 10

Dream Interpretation

Tuition: $45.00 Dover Residents: $40.00

Date: Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Time: 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Learn how to make sense of your dreams, what they mean for you and how to receive wisdom, intuitive guidance from your dreams.

Dover High School Room 212

Taught by:

Cynthia Simon

Address:
Dover High School
25 Alumni Way
Dover, NH
03820 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: 13

Harmonica Workshop

Tuition: $30.00 Dover Residents: $25.00

Date: Wednesday, May 9, 2018

Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Learn to play a song and master some basic techniques. Harmonica included.

Dover High School~Room 207

Taught by:

Mike & Bev Rogers

Mike has been playing harmonica since the age of fifteen. Years ago he left the seacoast area of Maine, moving to the deep south.  This move influenced his love of rural blues.  Accompanied by his wife Bev, Mike performs in public schools, retirement centers and public concerts bringing his love of the harmonica to special need students and the general population in for the form of concerts and harmonica workshops.  During the International Paralympics in 1996 in Atlanta, GA Mike and Bev were part of the Very Special Arts performances.  They also participated in the 1999 International Very Special Arts Conference in Los Angeles, CA representing Maine and Georgia.

Address:
Dover High School
25 Alumni Way
Dover, NH
03820 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: 13

Soap Making at Greenleaf Farms

Tuition: $60.00 Dover Residents: $55.00

Date: Saturday, May 12, 2018

Time: 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Discover the fine art of making fragrant, all natural, vegetable-based soaps in this hands- on workshop.  Learn tips, techniques, and recipes for making soothing soaps for healthy skin.

Taught by:

Deborah Sousane

Deborah owns and operates Greenleaf Farms in Dover. Greenleaf Farms offers annuals, perennials, flowers for all occasions, farm fresh produce and herbalist.

Company: Greenleaf Farms

Address:
Greenleaf Farms
24 Littleworth Rd
Dover, NH
03820 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: 7

Mixed Media Painting @ Art Stream Studios

Tuition: $115.00 Dover Residents: $110.00

Date: Saturday, May 12, 2018

Time: 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Using paint, ink, paper and pastel each student will learn how to combine media to create a unique painting on canvas.  Absolute beginners welcomed and advanced students challenged!  Each student will take home a painting and a skill set they can repeat at home.  All materials provided.  Bring a snack.

 

 

Taught by:

Susan Schwake

Susan has taught art for 20 years in the seacoast region in diverse settings as Plymouth State University, The Community Campus in Portsmouth, The Bell Center, Academy Artworks and Music, Artstream , Community Partners, the State council on the Arts workshops among many others.  She has also created her own online courses in fine art which are offered through her website www.susanschwake.com

Company: Artstream

Address:
Artstream
20 Front St.
Rollinsford, NH
03869 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: 6

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