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A holistic approach to gastrointestinal issues and gut health: Testing and Treatment


with Miranda LaBant

Calendar Sep 24, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

If you are suffering from ongoing gastrointestinal issues, please join Dr. LaBant as she discusses her approach to chronic gut issues, testing, treatment, and why gut health is so important! Topics will include an overview of digestive health, the role of the microbiome, specific conditions such as IBS, leaky gut, SIBO, celiac disease, food intolerances, and much more!  Miranda is a naturopathic physician who practices integrative medicine at Sante Center for Natural Healing, Hampton, NH.     

Tuesday, Sept. 24, 6-7:30 p.m., 1 session

Course Fee: $12

A Library of Hand Bound Books


with Gayle Fitzpatrick

Calendar Sep 10, 2019 at 6:30 pm, runs for 4 weeks

In this class, students will create five/six book structures: a simple pamphlet book, a Japanese Stab Bound book, a basic Codex, a hard cover accordion book, a hard cover book with signatures sewn on tapes, and flutter books.  Class will focus on the techniques, structures, tools, materials and processes.

Tuesday, Sept. 10- Oct. 1, 6:30-8 p.m., 4 sessions

Course Fee: $44

Material Fee: $8, payable to instructor at class

A to Z Grant Writing
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A to Z Grant Writing

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with ed 2go

A to Z Grant Writing is an invigorating and informative course that will equip you with the skills and tools you need to enter the exciting field of grant writing!  You'll learn how to raise needed funds by discovering how and where to look for potential funders who are a good match for your organization.  You'll also learn how to network and develop true partnerships with a variety of funders, how to organize a successful grant writing campaign, and how to put together a complete proposal package.

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Abstract Art


with Bess Cutler

Calendar Oct 17, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 5 weeks

Go beyond the Literal. Explore abstraction through progressive weekly fun exercises and projects. For all levels. All media: drawing, painting, collage, mixed media. Feedback and group discussions about the work. Exposure to contemporary work and ideas from Matisse to now. Bring to class: materials list supplied at registration.

Thursday, Oct. 17- Nov. 14, 6-8 p.m., 5 sessions

Course Fee: $67 

Accounting Fundamentals
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Accounting Fundamentals

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Demand for accounting professionals currently exceeds supply. If you're interested in increasing your financial awareness while also gaining a marketable skill, this course is for you. You'll learn the basics of double-entry bookkeeping, as well as how to analyze and record financial transactions. You'll get hands-on experience with handling accounts receivable, accounts payable, payroll procedures, sales taxes, and various common banking activities. We'll cover all the bases, from writing checks to preparing an income statement and closing out accounts at the end of each fiscal period. Whether you're a sole proprietor looking to manage your business finances or you simply want to gain an understanding of accounting basics for career advancement or for personal use, this course will give you a solid foundation in financial matters.

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Acrylic Painting


with Gayle Fitzpatrick

Calendar Oct 8, 2019 at 6:30 pm, runs for 6 weeks

This class covers composition, color theory, and color mixing as well as materials and techniques. You will learn and practice the fundamentals of painting with acrylics. Class time will provide time for experimentation, creativity and the opportunity to work on your own projects with guidance from the instructor. Beginner and Intermediate painters are both welcome! Class size limited to 10. Bring to class: materials list supplied at registration.

Tuesday, Oct. 8 - Nov.12, 6:30-8 p.m., 6 sessions

Course Fee: $64

An Introduction to Annuities


with Kerry Peabody

Calendar Oct 8, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

An Introduction to Annuities

Kerry Peabody

Annuities can be extremely valuable planning tools – or a disastrous mistake! You need to understand how they work and what they do. This course will cover the basics of how an annuity can be used - for guaranteed returns, protection of principal, guaranteed lifetime income, and more. We’ll also discuss what to watch out for, and how to avoid making an annuity mistake that you’ll regret.

Tuesday, Oct. 8, 6-8 p.m., 1 session

Course Fee: $7

An Introduction to Anxiety


with Elisabeth Szilagyi

Calendar Oct 1, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Introduction to Anxiety

Elisabeth Szilagyi

This course is an introduction to understanding anxiety and good health. You will learn how to be proactive with self-awareness through self-care! Liz has over 15 yrs. experience in counseling and psychotherapy and currently has a private practice in Portsmouth, NH.

Tuesday, Oct. 1 or Nov. 12, 6-7:30 p.m., 1 session

Course Fee: $15

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