Class Registration

iPad/iPhone for Novices

Tuition: $95.00 Dover Residents: $85.00

Start Date: Monday, March 25, 2019
End Date: Monday, May 6, 2019

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: 3

Excel Advanced A

Tuition: $60.00 Dover Residents: $55.00

Date: Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Time: 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Prerequisite:Basic Excel experience with navigation and simple functions such as SUM and formulas to subtract, multiply and divide cell values.

Conditional formatting to visualize date, comments to note data and methods to protect data.

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

Beginning Computer Literacy - This class is full. Please call 603-742-1030 to be put on wait list.

Tuition: $100.00 Dover Residents: $90.00

Start Date: Thursday, March 28, 2019
End Date: Thursday, June 6, 2019

Time: 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Computer skills are essential for participating in 21st century life. You will learn the basics of operating a computer system including: computer  hardware and software; using a keyboard and mouse; basics of using the Windows operating system; how to manage files and folders in Windows; understanding the Internet and the World Wide Web; how to access, search for, and evaluate information on the Internet; how to read, send and manage e-mail; how to create basic word processing documents in Microsoft Word; how to use a computer to assist in a job search; and computer-based testing skills. This is the first of two computer literacy courses which will also assist in preparation for taking the Computer Skills Placement Accuplacer test.

(This class is free to eligible participants; a placement test may be required to determine eligibility.)

Thursdays @ McConnell Center Rm 301

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

Available Spaces: 0

Watercolors for Beginners-this workshop is full, please call the office to be placed on the waiting list

Tuition: $100.00 Dover Residents: $95.00

Start Date: Monday, April 1, 2019
End Date: Monday, May 13, 2019

Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

This is for the student that has no knowledge of watercolor.  We will learn to mix colors, along with all the techniques and tricks to paint a successful, frame able watercolor painting.  Knowing how to draw would be an asset, but not necessary. All materials are included in tuition.

Mondays, Dover Middle School Rm 306

Wednesdays @ Dover High Rm 137C (No class April 23)

Taught by:

Ginny Hallowell

Ginny is an accomplished artist dealing mostly in watercolor, acrylic and pen & ink.  She has taught public school art for 37 years.  She also teaches adult and children's group and private lessons. Her favorite is pen & ink with watercolor.

Address:
Dover Middle School
16 Daley Dr.
Dover, NH
03820 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: 0

Ukulele for Beginners-This class is full please call the office to be placed on the waiting list

Tuition: $80.00 Dover Residents: $75.00

Start Date: Tuesday, April 2, 2019
End Date: Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Time: 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

You will be playing songs on the first lesson Guaranteed!  You will learn all the basic chord shapes that you will need to have fun with the UKE! You will learn about scales, chord formations, how to make easy chord transitions, progression and why and how they work, how to read tablature, sheet music formations, counting and strum patterns.  Bring to class a ukulele, tuner, music stand and a firm commitment to practice between classes.  Study materials will be provided.

Tuesdays @ McConnell Center Rm 220

Taught by:

Richard Ruel

Richard has played guitar since grade school and the Uke for about five years.  He has taught at Sanford Community Adult Ed for several years with excellent student reviews.

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

Available Spaces: 0

Intermediate Pencil Drawing

Tuition: $95.00 Dover Residents: $90.00

Start Date: Tuesday, April 2, 2019
End Date: Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

This class is for students who have already taken “Beginning Drawing”.  We will go many steps beyond what we have already learned.  The techniques taught will leave us closer to the artist we want to be!

Tuesdays @ Dover Middle School Rm 306

Taught by:

Ginny Hallowell

Ginny is an accomplished artist dealing mostly in watercolor, acrylic and pen & ink.  She has taught public school art for 37 years.  She also teaches adult and children's group and private lessons. Her favorite is pen & ink with watercolor.

Address:
Dover Middle School
16 Daley Dr.
Dover, NH
03820 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: 8

Introduction to Beekeeping

Tuition: $25.00 Dover Residents: $20.00

Date: Wednesday, April 3, 2019

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: 15

Excel Advanced B

Tuition: $60.00 Dover Residents: $55.00

Date: Wednesday, April 3, 2019

Time: 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Prerequisites: Basic Excel experience with navigation and simple functions such as SUM and formulas to subtract, multiply and divide cell values.

Watch and evaluate formulas, trace and troubleshoot errors, create scenarios and perform what-if analysis.

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

Pencil Drawing for Beginners

Tuition: $95.00 Dover Residents: $90.00

Start Date: Thursday, April 4, 2019
End Date: Thursday, May 16, 2019

Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

This course is geared for the person who thinks he/she cannot draw.  You will learn to use your eyes and hands together to draw just about anything.  You will be amazed at how easy it will be to draw what ever you want.  You will also be adding pencil shading to your pictures to make them look realistic.  There will be some homework each week for practice. All supplies provided.

Thursdays @ Dover Middle School Room 306

Taught by:

Ginny Hallowell

Ginny is an accomplished artist dealing mostly in watercolor, acrylic and pen & ink.  She has taught public school art for 37 years.  She also teaches adult and children's group and private lessons. Her favorite is pen & ink with watercolor.

Address:
Dover Middle School

Dover, NH
03820 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: 4

Important Tips for Selling your Home

Tuition: $10.00 Dover Residents: $10.00

Date: Monday, April 8, 2019

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, Will Dinsmore of NH Home Inspector will be talking about the value of pre inspections, and Carolyn Dupont, realtor with Seacoast Luxe Propertiies at 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 Seacoast Luxe Properties at Keller Williams Coastal Realty.

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

Available Spaces: 11

Water Bath Canning Blueberry Jam

Tuition: $40.00 Dover Residents: $35.00

Date: Tuesday, April 9, 2019

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 Middle School Rm 111L

Taught by:

Kate Nickerson

Kate is a retired classroom teacher with over 26 years experience.  She has 40 plus year canning experience with water bath and pressure canning.  Kate was the canning department superintendent for the Rochester Fair for over 10 years.  Kate and her husband, Dan, have entered their canning in many local fairs.  Her triple berry jam won first place in a local taste testing contest.

Address:
Dover Middle School

Dover, NH
03820 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: 4

Herbal Soak and Aromatherapy Spray

Tuition: $35.00 Dover Residents: $30.00

Date: Tuesday, April 9, 2019

Time: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Learn about the healing properties of essential oils, make an aromatherapy spray for all sorts of uses, create an herbal soak (for the tub, or for your feet, hands or use as a sachet to freshen clothes).  Oils and herbs include a variety of choices that can calm, heal energize, de-stress, help with chronic pain, uplift mood, cleanse, inspire, purify, balance and more!

McConnell Center Room 208B

Taught by:

Cynthia Simon

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

Available Spaces: 8

Excel Advanced C

Tuition: $60.00 Dover Residents: $55.00

Date: Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Time: 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Prerequisite:Basic Excel experience with navigation and simple functions such as SUM and formulas to subtract, multiply and divide cell values.

Combine and consolidate data from multiple worksheets or workbooks, simplify data entry by creating drop-down lists.

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

Energy Medicine: Explore your Inner Healing

Tuition: $35.00 Dover Residents: $30.00

Date: Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Time: 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Curious what ENERGY medicine is? Would you like a way to “reset” your “feel good” button to increase your energy level, improve concentration, clear toxins from your body, feel more grounded and experience more JOY? Join in on this workshop on learning how energy exercise can propel you towards greater health and happiness while balancing negative energies that assault your well-being.  Our bodies are amazingly resilient when using the right tools. Expand YOUR light.

McConnell Center Room 220

Taught by:

Mary Schwoerer

Mary is a retired N.H. Educator and Counselor.  She has her certification in Reiki, Yoga and Eden Energy Medicine Practioner.  Most recently all of her classes that she is offering here for Dover Adult we taught at Portsmouth Hospital.

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

Available Spaces: 13

Introduction to Falun Gong

Tuition: $10.00 Dover Residents: $10.00

Date: Thursday, April 11, 2019

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.

McConnell Center Rm 220

 

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

Available Spaces: 8

Step Into Sewing~Step One(Saturday/Sunday Morning)

Tuition: $160.00 Dover Residents: $160.00

Start Date: Saturday, April 13, 2019
End Date: Sunday, April 14, 2019

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 and Sunday morning.

 

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: 2

Getting & Staying Grounded-Energy Medicine Workshop

Tuition: $45.00 Dover Residents: $40.00

Start Date: Saturday, April 13, 2019
End Date: Saturday, April 20, 2019

Time: 9:30 am - 11:30 am

Being grounded allows excess energies to flow out of our bodies while improving our ability to draw energy up from the Earth. No matter how scattered we can become at times, we can learn simple energy techniques to restore ourselves to a grounded state. In this workshop you will learn to be physically, emotionally, and spiritually grounded.

McConnell Center Rm 220

Taught by:

Mary Schwoerer

Mary is a retired N.H. Educator and Counselor.  She has her certification in Reiki, Yoga and Eden Energy Medicine Practioner.  Most recently all of her classes that she is offering here for Dover Adult we taught at Portsmouth Hospital.

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

Available Spaces: 7

Home Buyers Seminar

Tuition: $10.00 Dover Residents: $10.00

Date: Monday, April 15, 2019

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, Seacoast Luxe Properties at Keller Williams Coastal Reality; Jamie Lynch, Atlas-Heritage Title; Sarah Haberkorn, Envoy Mortgage; David Whitney, Prudential Home Insurance and Will Dinsmore of NH Home Inspector.

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 Seacoast Luxe Properties at Keller Williams Coastal Realty.

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

Available Spaces: 10

Beach Stone Wine Jewelry

Tuition: $40.00 Dover Residents: $35.00

Date: Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Time: 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Class up your glass and never mix up wine glasses again with these custom Beach Stone Wine Glass Charms!  Learn how to safely drill beach stones to make a set of 4 individual wine glass charms and a wine bottle charm.  Make a set for yourself or give them as a gift.  The instructor will provide the beach stones used for this project.

McConnell Center Room 208B

Taught by:

Susan Randall

Susan has been a business owner for 5+ years making Beach Stone necklaces and key rings.

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

Available Spaces: 4

First Aid Certification

Tuition: $45.00 Dover Residents: $45.00

Date: Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Time: 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

WOULD YOU KNOW WHAT TO DO? This American Heart Association Heartsaver First Aid course will teach participants how to recognize and help victims of medical and environmental emergencies and what to do if someone is injured. Subjects covered include, but are not limited to, allergic reactions, heart attack, stroke, seizures, breathing problems, diabetes, bleeding, bites and stings, heat and cold emergencies, head, neck and spinal injuries and more. This course has been updated for the new 2016 Guidelines. Participants who successfully complete the course will earn their Heartsaver First Aid certification card which is valid for 2 years. This course includes limited hands-on skills practice.

 

 

 

 

Taught by:

Gail Klanchesser

Gail has been an American Heart Association BLS Instructor for over 15 years.  She is a Training Center Faculty Member and the Community CPR Coordinator for Portsmouth Regional Hospital.  She is certified through the American Heart Association, American Safety & Health Institute, American Red Cross and Emergency University.  Gail owns and instructs through her local business Coastal CPR & First Aid, where she offer BLS, CPR/AED, First Aid, babysitting and safety courses.

Company: Coastal CPR & First Aid, LLC

Address:
McConnell Center-Door 2-Cafeteria
61 Locust St
Dover, NH
03820 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: 5

Advanced ESL: TOEFL Vocabulary

Tuition: $10.00 Dover Residents: $10.00

Start Date: Wednesday, April 17, 2019
End Date: Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Time: 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

We will do readings and exercises which focus on 400 words that are considered “must-have” for the TOEFL test.

Wednesdays, McConnell Center Rm 208A

Taught by:

Bill Badgley

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

Available Spaces: 9

Discovering Your Why and Sharing Your Business Story

Tuition: $30.00 Dover Residents: $25.00

Date: Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

This two-hour workshop will cover the importance of identifying your "why" for your business, and show students how to incorporate it into all of your brand messaging.  Students will complete a worksheet to help them discover their main purpose for their business endeavors, and to uncover their main story to tell through blogging and social media. We'll also talk about ways to come up with blog topics, free grammar tools, free social media tools, and more.

McConnell Center Room 206B

Taught by:

Lisa Leslie

Lisa is a professional writer and social media marketing consultant, with additional experience in traditional and digital marketing.

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

Available Spaces: 12

Advanced ESL: North American Short Stories

Tuition: $10.00 Dover Residents: $10.00

Start Date: Thursday, April 18, 2019
End Date: Thursday, May 30, 2019

Time: 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Reading for pronunciation, comprehension, vocabulary and associated word forms, and selected grammar topics.

Thursdays @ McConnell Center Rm 208A

Taught by:

Bill Badgley

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

Available Spaces: 9

Excel Advanced Pivot Tables

Tuition: $65.00 Dover Residents: $60.00

Date: Friday, April 26, 2019

Time: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Prerequisite: Some experience with building pivot tables would provide a good foundation for this class.

Manage your data source easily, learn various ways to summarize data, utilize and format slicers, calculate within a pivot table, perform custom grouping and design dashboards.

 

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 (Monday Evenings)

Tuition: $160.00 Dover Residents: $160.00

Start Date: Monday, April 29, 2019
End Date: Monday, May 20, 2019

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: 6

Harmonica Workshop

Tuition: $30.00 Dover Residents: $25.00

Date: Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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

McConnell Center-Room 220

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

Available Spaces: 12

Fly Fishing From A-Z

Tuition: $120.00 Dover Residents: $115.00

Start Date: Thursday, May 2, 2019
End Date: Thursday, June 6, 2019

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.

Thursdays, Dover Middle School Room 111L

Taught by:

John McKernan

Address:
Dover Middle School

Dover, NH
03820 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: 6

Infusing CHAKRAS with Essential Oils

Tuition: $35.00 Dover Residents: $30.00

Date: Saturday, May 4, 2019

Time: 9:30 am - 11:00 am

Essential oils are powerful. Oils hold powerful chemical constituents that affect the physical, emotional & energetic systems of our bodies. Coupled with the power of our intention we can bring about healing, JOY, release, acceptance & peace. Awaken your senses...let you chakras flourish! When the natural flow of energy in our body becomes blocked or stagnant, we get restless, irritable & sick. Come and learn simple bioenergetics exercises to clear & connect chakras. Use essential oils to promote balance and build resiliency or prana (life force).

McConnell Center Rm 220

Taught by:

Mary Schwoerer

Mary is a retired N.H. Educator and Counselor.  She has her certification in Reiki, Yoga and Eden Energy Medicine Practioner.  Most recently all of her classes that she is offering here for Dover Adult we taught at Portsmouth Hospital.

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

Available Spaces: 10

Power Aging

Tuition: $45.00 Dover Residents: $40.00

Date: Tuesday, May 7, 2019

Time: 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

We will discuss all sorts of health-related information and engage in fun and creative activities that inspire sharing wisdom for growing younger. We will discover super foods, and how diet relates to all health problems. Share recipes, uncover keys to longevity, and learn meditation. We will brainstorm the how to’s of simplifying your life, listening to your body, preventing disease, and reframing negative to positive.

McConnell Center Rm 208

Taught by:

Cynthia Simon

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

Available Spaces: 8

Gratitude is the Attitude

Tuition: $35.00 Dover Residents: $30.00

Date: Wednesday, May 8, 2019

Time: 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

This workshop will be a fun and creative place for you to let your imagination run free. The instructor will explain the theme, paint a visual picture and allow you to bring what you see to life.  You will make a variety of beautifully designed cards including writing a heartfelt message that can be mailed to friends and family.  You will walk away with the skills and ability to create designs in the future.

 

Taught by:

Courtney Daniel

For the past two years Courtney has taught workshops on the Seacoast.  She has been invited to do a presentation of thank you cards for the Work Ready NH program in Portsmouth.  Her mission is to keep the art of handwritten message alive!

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

Available Spaces: 10

Driftwood & Antique Bottle Vase

Tuition: $60.00 Dover Residents: $55.00

Date: Thursday, May 9, 2019

Time: 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Craft a driftwood sconce with a single stem antique bottle as a vase. You driftwood wall vase will look simply gorgeous with feathers, wild flowers, or a single colorful bloom! This makes a great wedding or birthday gift.

McConnell Center Rm 220

Taught by:

Cheri Herne

Cheri is owner of Salty Girl-a creative beach themed workshop.  She is a crafty mermaid with great crafty assistants! View all of her gorgeous pieces  at her website  www.saltygirlandthelongdog.com

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

Available Spaces: 15

Soap Making at Greenleaf Farms

Tuition: $60.00 Dover Residents: $55.00

Date: Saturday, May 11, 2019

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: 4

QuickBook Basics for Beginners-May 2019

Tuition: $90.00 Dover Residents: $85.00

Start Date: Saturday, May 11, 2019
End Date: Saturday, May 18, 2019

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

Available Spaces: 8

Digital Photo Organization and Printing

Tuition: $55.00 Dover Residents: $50.00

Start Date: Monday, May 13, 2019
End Date: Monday, June 3, 2019

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: 7

Healthy Cooking @ Spring Hill

Tuition: $50.00 Dover Residents: $45.00

Start Date: Tuesday, May 14, 2019
End Date: Monday, May 14, 2018

Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

This course is for those who want to cook healthy or need to for allergies and health concerns. You will learn to cook healthy low fat recipes, gluten free, vegetarian/vegan and dairy free using alternative oils, grains and proteins.

Taught by:

Maria Induisi Richardson

Maria is Chef for Spring Hill Restaurant & Banquet Center in So. Berwick, ME

Address:
Spring Hill Restaurant
117 Pond Rd
South Berwick, ME Map and Directions

Available Spaces: 10

Rollerball Outdoor Series

Tuition: $35.00 Dover Residents: $30.00

Date: Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Time: 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Who does not need support when outside?  This new collection of recipes you will create includes, Bite Me, Pollen, Sweat, and Take a Hike.  You will also take home these recipes and other to create later.

McConnell Center Rm 220

Taught by:

Colleen Fahy

Colleen lives locally and enjoys helping people.  She has assisted with our former instructor, Kim Cole in make and take classes as well as holding her own.  She has taught at Kennebunk Free Library and participates as a vendor at local craft events.

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

Available Spaces: 9

CPR/AED Certification

Tuition: $50.00 Dover Residents: $50.00

Date: Thursday, May 23, 2019

Time: 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm

LEARN A LIFESAVING SKILL! You will learn adult, child and infant CPR, how to use an AED and what to do if someone is choking in this American Heart Association Heartsaver CPR/AED course that has been updated for the latest guidelines. Participants who successfully complete the course will earn their Heartsaver CPR/AED certification card which is valid for 2 years. This course involves hands-on skills practice.  Participants will be sitting, standing and kneeling to learn the lifesaving skills of CPR.

 

 

Taught by:

Gail Klanchesser

Gail has been an American Heart Association BLS Instructor for over 15 years.  She is a Training Center Faculty Member and the Community CPR Coordinator for Portsmouth Regional Hospital.  She is certified through the American Heart Association, American Safety & Health Institute, American Red Cross and Emergency University.  Gail owns and instructs through her local business Coastal CPR & First Aid, where she offer BLS, CPR/AED, First Aid, babysitting and safety courses.

Company: Coastal CPR & First Aid, LLC

Address:
McConnell Center-Door 2-Cafeteria
61 Locust St
Dover, NH
03820 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: 10

Drilled Sea Glass Necklace & Key Chain - This class is full. Please call 603-742-1030 to be put on the wait list.

Tuition: $40.00 Dover Residents: $0.00

Date: Thursday, May 23, 2019

Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Learn the secrets to drilling glass, stones and shells. Add colorful beads and spirals using our easy wire-wrapped loop techniques to create your own unique jewelry. Use our collection of sea glass, beach stones and shells, or bring your own favorites. Workshop fee includes all materials to make one pendant and one key chain.

McConnell Center Room 220

Taught by:

Art Night Out

Taught by Certified Art Night Out Instructors who are experience artists who provide a relaxed atmosphere, lots of support, and quality materials/tools to ensure a positive experience.  Leave class with new skills and an amazing piece you created yourself.

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

Available Spaces: 0

Essentially Well

Tuition: $35.00 Dover Residents: $30.00

Date: Tuesday, May 28, 2019

Time: 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

A fun workshop creating essential oil roller ball blends for adults to use with or without foot reflexology points.  Class will start with brief overview of reflexology and essential oils, then you will create four blends to use at home.  Defense, Calm, Throat, and Stomach just to name a few.  You will also take the recipes with you!

McConnell Center Rm 220

Taught by:

Colleen Fahy

Colleen lives locally and enjoys helping people.  She has assisted with our former instructor, Kim Cole in make and take classes as well as holding her own.  She has taught at Kennebunk Free Library and participates as a vendor at local craft events.

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

Available Spaces: 9

Dried Wreath Workshop @ Greenleaf Farms

Tuition: $50.00 Dover Residents: $45.00

Date: Saturday, June 1, 2019

Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Come make a beautiful,  fragrant dried wreath using herbs and dried flowers gathered here at Greenleaf Farms as well as some decorative silks. You will create a beautiful fall wreath in this workshop.

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: 4

Bread & Butter Pickles-Waterbath Canning

Tuition: $35.00 Dover Residents: $30.00

Date: Monday, June 3, 2019

Time: 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Learn about canning and put fresh bread and butter pickles on your table this year. Please bring a hand towel to class. All materials included. Long hair must be secured.

Dover Middle School Room 111L

Taught by:

Pam Sawyer

Pam has been canning for family and friends for over 20 years.  She has been teaching both waterbath and pressure canning here at Dover Adult for the past 2 years.  She is an avid vegetable gardener and a honey bee keeper.

Address:
Dover Middle School
16 Daley Dr.
Dover, NH
03820 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: 6

5-Course International Meal @ Spring Hill

Tuition: $50.00 Dover Residents: $45.00

Date: Tuesday, June 4, 2019

Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Each course will be made and prepared by the class. You will cook, create and then sit and enjoy each course. Italy, Mexico, Spain, Greece, and France inspired.
Please come hungry!

 

 

Taught by:

Maria Induisi Richardson

Maria is Chef for Spring Hill Restaurant & Banquet Center in So. Berwick, ME

Address:
Spring Hill Restaurant
117 Pond Rd
South Berwick, ME Map and Directions

Available Spaces: 0

Carrots-Pressure Canning

Tuition: $35.00 Dover Residents: $30.00

Date: Tuesday, June 4, 2019

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 Middle School Rm 111L

Taught by:

Pam Sawyer

Pam has been canning for family and friends for over 20 years.  She has been teaching both waterbath and pressure canning here at Dover Adult for the past 2 years.  She is an avid vegetable gardener and a honey bee keeper.

Address:
Dover Middle School

Dover, NH
03820 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: 6

Collage Resin Coaster

Tuition: $40.00 Dover Residents: $35.00

Date: Tuesday, June 4, 2019

Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Design your own mini collages and turn them into a set of four high quality customized coasters. Utilize our extensive collection of background papers, small photos and found text, or bring you own laser-copied ephemera to create a truly personalized set of coasters. This is a great way to preserve vacation memories, original artwork, or cherished photos of loved ones. NOTE: Each participant will receive their own 1 oz tube of resin and four self-adhesive felt pieces to complete their coasters at home. If using your own images, ONLY laser copies will work in these collages. Coaster size is roughly 3.25” square. Workshop fee includes all materials to make a set of four coasters.

McConnell Center Room 220

Taught by:

Art Night Out

Taught by Certified Art Night Out Instructors who are experience artists who provide a relaxed atmosphere, lots of support, and quality materials/tools to ensure a positive experience.  Leave class with new skills and an amazing piece you created yourself.

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

Available Spaces: 8

10" Driftwood Wreath

Tuition: $70.00 Dover Residents: $65.00

Date: Thursday, June 6, 2019

Time: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Join in to make a gorgeous 10” driftwood wreath. Perfect for gift giving, or for your own beach inspired home!

McConnell Center Rm 220

Taught by:

Cheri Herne

Cheri is owner of Salty Girl-a creative beach themed workshop.  She is a crafty mermaid with great crafty assistants! View all of her gorgeous pieces  at her website  www.saltygirlandthelongdog.com

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

Available Spaces: 15

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