, Newburyport, MA

December 22, 2011

Adult education offering something for everyone

NEWBURYPORT — Newburyport Adult & Community Education's upcoming spring session offers a diverse collection of classes and workshops. Join friends and neighbors in one (or more) of the many classes offered this spring. Classes are open to anyone over 15 years of age. You don't have to be a resident of Newburyport or even Massachusetts to sign up. For more information, call 978-465-1257.

And, gift certificates for a class make for a wonderful gift.

Here's a list of what's being offered:


Basic Drawing — Vicki Hendrickson

Discovering Pen & Ink — Mike Gravel

Introduction to Digital Photography — Kelly Mintz

The Painting Class — Beverly Mitchell

Great Foreign Films — Richard Rancatore

Drawing with Colored Pencils — Revelle Taillon

The Art of Sketchbooks & Journaling — Janet Claffey & Margorie Taft


Beginner Wired Jewelry Workshop — Lisa Scala Cameron

Magnificent Mosaics — Leslie Doherty

Business & Employment

You're on the Air — Nancy Halpin

Starting Up a Small Business — Questions and Answers — Joseph Carreiro, Jr.

Landlord-Tenant Rights & Responsibilities — Joseph Carreiro, Jr.

Computer Training

Computer Basics — Sarah Leadbeater & Mike Morse

Introduction to Microsoft Excel — Peter Bryant

Intermediate Excel — Peter Bryant

Web Design: Introduction to Dreamweaver — Michael Cameron

Dance & Movement

Beginning to Intermediate Belly-Dancing — Janet Johnston

Beginning Social Ballroom Dancing — Diane West

Yoga Dance — Doris Roach

Distance Learning


Family Issues

Understanding Children's Development/Adoption issues — Wendy Schmidt

Estate Planning and Protecting Your Assets — Attorney Margot Birke

Parents-IEP Policy, Procedure and Protocol — Beth Tremblay Hall

Food & Wine

Learning the Language of Wine — Ron Homan

Champagne and Sparkling Wine — Ron Homan

Italian Wine Tasting — Paul Souza

Ports and Sherries — Paul Souza

Let's Have Our Cake — Jessica Kennedy LeBlanc

Vegetarian and Healthy — Chef Bud Murray

Moroccan Cuisine — Chef Bud Murray

Bacon — Chef Bud Murray

Health and Wellness

Your Personal Transformation Program — Marie O'Malley

Does Stress Control you ? — Janice Valverde

Reiki I Certification — Erica Rock

Introduction to Insight Meditation — Matthew Daniell

Chiropractic Care — Dr. Robert Vedeyko

Home & Garden

Clearing Clutter, Clearing You! — Anastasia Papanikolaou

Solar Energy — Michael Chaput

European Table Garden — Betsy Williams

Spring Twig Wreath — Betsy Williams

Spring Table Garden — Betsy Williams

In Case You Need to Know

Stars in Your Eyes — Janet Johnston

Fashion Dé©jà vu — Janet Johnston

Investment & Finance

How to Choose a Financial Planner — Paul Games

Getting Your Ducks in a Row — Jack Pramberg


English I (English Language Learners) — Kathleen Kloss

Intermediate English II — Kathleen Kloss

Fun French for Tourists at the Grog — Anne Frederique McCoy

Basic Italian - Lisa Strouss

Intermediate Italian — Lisa Strouss

Basic Conversational Spanish Part I — Jorge Dix

Intermediate Conversational Spanish — Jorge Dix


Creative Non Fiction — Kurt Mullen

Botanical Watercolors — Sandra Golbert

20th Century German Playwrights — Joe Wennik

Music Studio

Beginning Guitar Lessons — John Tavano

SAT Prep

English — Constantina Knecht

Math — Lori Solazzo

Physical Strength & Fitness

Yogalates — Barbara Cross

Yoga for 50+ — Rose Russo

Beginner Kettlebell Training — Eunice James

Functional Training for Seniors — Eunice James

Pilates Circuit Training on Equipment — Annette Barry Cowhig

Chair Pilates — Annette Barry Cowhig


Creative Non-fiction — Carolyn Roy-Bornstein

Getting Started as a Writer — Alfred Nicol

Haiku Now — Jeanne Martin

Poetry for Prose Writers — Alfred Nicol

Writer's Workshop — Elizabeth Barrett