, Newburyport, MA

April 18, 2011

Spring classes offered by Newburyport adult ed

Newburyport Adult & Community Education's upcoming Spring session offers a wide collection of classes and workshops.

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.

Here's a list of the classes being offered:


Basic Drawing — Vicki Hendrickson

Discovering Pen & Ink — Mike Gravel

Introduction to Digital Photography — Kelly Mintz

The Painting Class — Beverly Mitchell

En Plein Air — Alan Bull

Great Foreign Films — Richard Rancantore


Beginner Wired Jewelry Workshop — Lisa Scala Cameron

Magnificent Mosaics — Leslie Doherty

Off Loom Weaving with a Wire Warp — Sandra Golbert

Silk Painting — Sandra Golbert

Polymer Clay for Jewelry — Sandra Golbert

Business & Employment

You're on the Air — Nancy Halpin

Profit from Your Passion — Jillian Davis

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

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

Grant me the Power! Grant Writing for Beginners — Deborah Andrews

Big Challenges for Small Business — Marc Newton


Reiki 1 Certification — Erica Rock

Pharmacy Technician Certification Program — Faculty TBA

Computer Training

Computer Basics — Sarah Leadbeater

Introduction to Microsoft Excel — Peter Bryant

Intermediate Excel — Peter Bryant

Web Design: Introduction to HTML — Michael Cameron

Dance & Movement

Beginning to Intermediate Belly-Dancing — Janet Johnston

Beginning Social Ballroom Dancing — Diane West


Ed2Go/Career Training Sessions

Food & Wine

Learning the Language of Wine— Ron Homan

A Look Down Under — Australian and New Zealand Wines — Paul Souza

Let's Have Our Cake — Jessica Kennedy LeBlanc

Health & Wellness

Your Personal Transformation Program — Marie O'Malley


Golf Clinic — Paul Nimblett

Mah Jongh American Style — Diane Aloise

Sewing 101 — Jennifer Pituck

Boating Safety — Joseph Amore

Home & Garden

Residential Landscape 101 — Jack Tremblay

Gardening Camp for Grownups — Kimberly Turner

The Cook's Herb Garden — Betsy Williams

Clearing Clutter, Clearing You! — Anastasie Papanikolaou

In Case You Need to Know

Forensic Road Show — Paul Zambella

Cranks, Hurlers, and Ballists: Hands—on Baseball History Day — Brian Sheehy

Algebra — Greg Pipan

Investment & Finance

Retirement & Investment Fundamentals — Steven Blanchette

Your Path to Financial Security — Marc Newton


English (English Language Learners) — Anne Walsh

Intermediate English Classes — Gillian Chatfield

Basic Conversational French — Anne Frederique McCoy

Fun French for Tourists at the Grog — Anne Frederique McCoy

Basic Italian — Lisa Strouss

Intermediate Conversational Italian — Georgio Dix

Basic Conversational Spanish Part I — Jorge Dix

Intermediate Conversational Spanish — Isabell Van Merlin


Books That Changed America — Tom Lyons

Memoir Writing — Isabell Van Merlin

Mind, Body & Spirit

Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT) — Darwin Gillett

Music Studio

Beginning Guitar Lessons — John Tavano

Group Vocal Class — Johanna Hoyt Kimball

Introduction to the Cello — Stephanie Maughan

Need to Know

Getting Your Ducks in a Row — Doug Bolick

How to Teach Baseball Batting — Jim Chapman

Understanding Children's Development from a Multicultural Perspective — Wendy Schmidt

CPR — Lorna Hossack, RN

Physical Strength & Fitness

Tai Chi for Health — Stan Wrobel

Yoga for 50+ — Rose Russo

Yogalates — Barbara Cross

The Feldenkrais Method for Moving and Feeling Better — Stan Wrobel

Beginner Yoga — Swaran Kaur

Kettlebell Essentials — Eunice James

Total Body Conditioning — Eunice James


Creative Non-fiction — Carolyn Roy—Bornstein

Getting Started as a Writer — Alfred Nicol

Poetry for Prose Writers — Alfred Nicol

Making Memoir — Alison McGonagle

Writing The Facts — Dyke Hendrickson

Writer's Workshop — Elizabeth Barrett

Saturday Writing Workshops

Closing the Chapter/Story/ Novel — Susan Young

Flash Fiction Workshop — Alison McGonagle

Senior Safety Classes

Senior Driving Review — Officer Donald Hall

If you did not receive a catalog, call 978- 465-1257 to receive one. Or visit our website at

The spring session officially begins April 24; however, new classes and workshops will be starting up throughout May and June.