Safely Gathering Knowledge Together!

   Welcome to a new year of learning! It won’t look exactly like it has in the past, but we promise to do our best to keep you engaged and growing – even if it’s from a distance!
   The current pandemic has turned our world upside down and sideways as we’re sure it has for many of you. Trying to navigate these unchartered waters has not been easy, but your local adult education programs are committed to providing both academic and enrichment opportunities that meet the needs of our communities. 
   Due to safety concerns, we will not be able to hold any of this fall’s enrichment classes in the AOS 93 schools. The safety protocols that would need to be established following after school and evening in-person classes would be too much for the school custodians to take on given the level of sanitation now required.  We know it’s going to feel very different this fall, but we hope you’ll take advantage of one or more of the learning opportunities listed in these pages and make a difference in someone’s life, as all the money we receive for our enrichment programs is used to support our free high school equivalency and college transition programs. 
   On an exciting note . . . our wonderful artisans with their own shops (i.e. our gifted potter, Liz Proffetty, and woodworker extraordinaire, Rick Gallion) will be able to continue with in-person classes this fall by following social distancing guidelines and the wearing of masks. We hope you’ll take advantage of these outstanding hands-on opportunities! 
   We are once again offering a $5 discount for EARLYBIRD registrations. The deadline for the discount is September 25th. Thank you for supporting your local adult & community education programs. We wish all of you a safe & healthy autumn!

Sincerely,

Pamela J. Sperry, CLC Adult Education Director 

psperry@aos93.org 

  • Sep
    30
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    Medicare 101

    Questions about Medicare? Join Jo-Ann Neal for thisinformational seminar outlining the basics of Medicare. Jo-Ann will answer your questions including what Medicare does and does NOT cover, when to enroll, the difference between Medicare Advantage and Medicare Supplement Plans, and which plan is best for you. Following the presentation, Jo-Ann will be available for a […]

  • Oct
    1
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    Sharpening Woodworking Tools

    The first thing to learn about woodworking is sharpening the tools you will be using. In this course you will learn to sharpen bench chisels, plane irons, card scrapers, cabinet scrapers and marking knives. We will be using a grinder, a burnisher and water stones to put a razor edge on your tools. Bring in your […]

  • Oct
    3
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    Build A Shaker Style Table

    This class will cover building a small end table that is 30” high, and 16” square. The course is for beginner to experienced woodworkers. The student will make all components of the table using both power tools and hand tools. The project will include most of the procedures required in Basic Woodworking, including: tapering table […]

  • Oct
    5
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    Webinar: Introduction to MS Excel (October)

    Learn about the basics of Microsoft Excel. We will learn about data entry, cell formatting, and the basics of formulas. This is an online only class. Requirements for this class: A computer connected to the internet and MS Excel on your device.  CLC Adult Education is now partnering with the National Digital Equity Center to […]

  • Oct
    6
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    Table Saw Basics (Tuesdays)

    The table saw is the most important tool in the shop. It does more than just cut wood to exact dimensions; it also does joinery, molding, and with a few simple jigs that you can make, it will also do specialty cuts. Learn how to get the most from your saw, how to use it […]

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