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June 18, 2013

Adult ed offers boating, poetry, yoga classes and more


Improve Your Online Dating Chances — Dating coach Steve Penner has reviewed thousands of online profiles during his work as a consultant and matchmaker for In this interactive workshop, Steve will reveal the secrets of how to play the online dating game and will help class participants understand their dating quotient, meaning how the language of your presentation translates into results. Learning some tips on appealing/off-putting presentations. Steve’s been around the online dating scene—come see what he’s got to say. One, 3-hour session, July 24, 6 to 9 p.m., the Grog, 11 Middle St., Newburyport. Cost: $50.

Mosaics for Home or Garden — Join mosaic and stained glass artist Leslie Doherty as she offers students the opportunity to learn the fine art form of glass mosaics. Make a piece of art for your home or garden or a special gift for someone. Participants can choose to complete a large tile trivet, a large plaque or garden stepping stone in one class session. One of the two sessions invites adults to register with a child (aged 10-plus) for the class. One 2.5-hour session: Adults: Monday, Aug. 5, 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m., cost $55. $25 material fee paid to teacher. Adult and child: Thursday, Aug. 8, 10 a.m. -12:30 p.m., cost $75. $40 materials fee to be paid to teacher. Location: Potlatch Studio, 34 Pond St., Amesbury. Cost $55.

The New Aging — for Boomers & Beyond— Angelena Craig leads this four-week workshop and will examine with you the question on all of our minds—how do we stay young, while growing older? In this interactive workshop, each session will focus on topics such as stress, sleep, nuitrition, aging attitudes and exercise. There is also be a sit down and move component, combining yoga breathing, gentle stretches and dance, all while in the chair. Four, 2-hour sessions: Tuesdays 10 a.m.-noon. Begins July 9. Cost: $125. Location TBA.

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