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  • Acrylic Painting

    Research shows that painting can reduce stress. Sign up for this fun, relaxing acrylic paint class. Beginner to intermediate level. Includes easy step by step instruction via Zoom. If you don't have materials, an acrylic kit can be purchased from the instructor. Contact the instructor for details: sallygreenart@yahoo.com
  • Are you FIT to Travel?

    Every year, AARP's Travel Surveys say a whopping 96-99% of older adults plan to travel for leisure in any given year. And with our current situation, planning a FUTURE fun travel vacation may be one of your priorities as well. This Fit to Travel program is for active, ambulatory folks that want to travel- whether it's across the state on a bus trip, or across the world with cruise or air transportation. It will provide critical information, guidance and suggestions on how to boost your energy to explore, reduce risk of a travel injury and increase your ability to maximize adventure memories. It’s a perfect time to get and stay on the go. Join Veteran personal trainer and fitness coach, Linda Gottlieb and learn how to physically prepare for your next trip, how to match your exercise to travel activities and anticipate and handle obstacles you may encounter.
  • Beginner Watercolor & Ink Florals

    Enjoy the art of water color painting? Maybe you would like to learn? Enroll today in a relaxing, easy and fun watercolor class. You will learn to paint simple loose flowers and insects. 2 online classes only! Register today! Materials needed: Watercolor paints, black ink or gel pen, watercolor brush and one sheet of 9"x12" watercolor paper per class. If you don't have materials, a watercolor kit can be purchased from the instructor. Contact Instructor for details: sallygreenart@yahoo.com
  • Empowerment Through Planning

    We will provide an overview of the rules to successful planning, how to plan using the legal tools to make health care decisions and what are advanced directives and the best types to use to help your clients meet your planning goals.
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  • Holiday Crafts and Wreaths

    Do you like decorating for the holidays? Do you like to personalize ornaments or change up your table centerpiece? Learn easy techniques for beautiful holiday wreaths, ornaments and holiday decor. I love hanging a new wreath on my front door every month! Let's do something fun for Halloween, Thanksgiving and Christmas or Hanukkah. Bring the decorations inside and we will create fun and festive decor for the dining room table, your holiday tree or the fire place mantle. Materials: Contact the instructor for details: lindsaybeth2@hotmail.com
  • How to Plan for Children and Adults with Special Needs

    In this educational webinar you are going to be learning important information to protect your kids and your family's wealth, including: How to determine if your child needs a full or limited Conservatorship with the local courts, or possibly a less intrusive alternative, to enable you to retain the legal ability to make medical, financial and personal decisions when your child with disabilities becomes a legal adult. How to use ABLE Accounts if your child will be a semi-independent adult, so he or she can manage money and accumulate some savings without jeopardizing benefits eligibility. How to prepare the “next in line” caregivers to manage your child’s affairs if you ever become sick, disabled or pass away and can no longer provide care. We’ll show you legal tools to utilize (i.e. Living Trusts, Special Needs Trusts) so you can have the peace of mind knowing your child will always be cared for the way you want and that their future security is not jeopardized because of money mismanagement or misunderstanding of the role. Easy ways to “fund” a lifetime of care for your child. We’ll show you how to utilize solid legal tools, financial strategies and insurance to ensure your child is financially secure both now and well into adulthood.
  • Hula Hoop Fitness Class

    Are you looking for a fun way to shape up and improve your fitness? Then look no further…Hula Hoops are not just for kids! Bring the fun and excitement back into fitness with this high calorie burning, low impact course for all ages and all skill levels! You can burn 300-500 calories per hour and tone your legs, arms, and abs while increasing your core strength. This hula hoop fitness class is a total body workout incorporating low impact cardiovascular exercises, precise moves inspired by Barre work along with core-centric moves adapted from Pilates. You will need a weighted hula hoop for this class that weighs no more than 2lbs. If you do not have one, contact the instructor prior upon registering to purchase a hula hoop. Instructor: Jody Mihalek Emal: jodymihalek@gmail.com
  • Learn (or Re-Learn) to Knit

    Use your "staying home" time wisely ! Whether you're a rank beginner or just in need of a brush up, this is your opportunity to learn to knit. Christmas is around the corner and homemade gifts are the best ! Students will choose a project according to their ability and level and choose their own (with direction, if needed) materials in order to make something they are in love with. Feel free to contact me with any questions. Choice of projects and materials will be discussed in the first class. Contact me if you would like to have your materials before we begin.
  • Making Sense of The Roth IRA

    For many, a Roth account may be a good option. Here, employees can explore the basics of a Roth IRA and 401(k) and learn about tax diversification, eligibility, contribution and withdrawal rules, and conversion online in a virtual format.
  • Memoir Writing

    Do you have an interesting life, or life story? Would you like to share your experiences with others? Learn how to choose your target audience; identify a potential market; refine your subject matter; create an outline; use literary devices to add “color and flavor;” produce an amazing book; edit; and determine which publishing route is best for you. Instructor: Bette Isacoff
  • New Families: 5 Must-Do Financial Checkpoints

    Achieving financial success can be overwhelming for new families. By focusing on the five areas below and following the recommendations we’ve listed, you can build the foundation for a strong financial future. - Build a Budget - Think About Future College Costs - Protect Your Family's Credit Standing - Estate Planning - Managing Risk
  • Outsmarting Osteoporosis

    Worldwide, it is estimated that 1 in 3 women over age 50 and 1 in 5 men will experience falls and resulting bone fractures due to osteoporosis. Some disease treatments may increase the risk, at much younger ages. Join veteran personal fitness trainer Linda Gottlieb in a discussion of safe exercises including muscle strengthening, balance and fall prevention, to decrease your risk, or minimize the impact of osteopenia/osteoporosis. Participants are asked to have light hand weights (1, 2 or 3 pounds) or resistance bands on hand if they wish to participate in a few exercises. ** Consult your doctor before starting any exercise program for osteoporosis**
  • Polish Language

    The Fun And Easy Way To Learn Polish Online From Beginners to Advanced! Instructor: Aneta Matyszczyk
  • Retirement Planning Today® - New!

    Learn how to blend finances with life planning to manage investment risks, use new tax laws to your advantage, and adjust your estate plan to function under the new laws and more. Make informed decisions about both your retirement and estate plans. Textbook included. Choose one of the two offerings only. For questions, email philip.dolan@amityregion5.org.
  • Retirement Planning Today® - New!

    In this course you'll learn how to: manage investment risks, use new tax laws to your advantage, make informed decisions about your company retirement plan, and adjust your estate plan to function properly under the new laws. However, money is only one aspect of retirement planning. This course blends financial education with life planning to help you build wealth, align your money with your values, and achieve your retirement lifestyle goals. This course includes a 224 page illustrated e-book. Couples may attend together for a single registration fee. Class sizes are limited, so register early! Choose one of the two offerings only. For questions, email philip.dolan@amityregion5.org.
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  • River Fly Fishing

    This is an introductory course featuring casting, equipment, knots and the study of insect “hatch”. Some sessions to be administered on the Farmington River and the Housatonic River. One or two classes will be held at a determined location before fishing. Contact the instructor for start date and times. Class limited to 2 students, so register early! Instructor: John Santucci Class start date to be determined. Contact instructor: john.santuccilaw@gmail.com
  • SAT/PSAT PREP - Live Interactive Virtual Course Hosted Through Zoom

    Registration is through Lentz & Lentz; not Amity Adult Ed. Register at https://lentzsatprep.com/register/ Lentz & Lentz is proud to be offering a live online virtual classroom for SAT and PSAT prep. These classes are taught by our best rated teachers. The reviews from students who have taken these classes have been excellent. This live online course consists of the same instructional content as our in-person classroom courses conducted at our local high schools. Students prep in the comfort, convenience, and safety of their own homes. With easy to use screen sharing technology hosted through ZOOM, we were able to create a virtual classroom in which the instructor and all students can communicate with one another. These lessons proceed according to the exact same format as our classroom lesson plans, and everything our instructors write down over the course of the lesson, and all of the problems, notes, and solutions covered during a particular class, will be visible online. Should students have any questions, they can push a button to raise their hand. Questions are answered in real time and there is also access to free individualized extra-help. The online classroom is a perfect solution for preparation allowing students the convenience and flexibility to prepare in the comfort and safety of their own homes. Group 7: Prep for the November SAT Weekday Evening Class Schedule Starts Sept. 23 & 24 LIVE ONLINE VIRTUAL CLASSROOM The virtual online SAT prep course will be held on the following Wednesdays from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. for English and on the following Thursdays from 7:30 to 9:00 p.m. for Math: 1) Sept 23 2) Sept 30 3) Oct 7 4) Oct 14 5) Oct 21 6) Oct 28 7) Testing 8) Nov 4 1) Sept 24 2) Oct 1 3) Oct 8 4) Oct 15 5) Oct 22 6) Oct 29 7) Testing 8) Nov 5 Group 8: Prep for the November SAT Weekend Class Schedule Starts Sept. 26 LIVE ONLINE VIRTUAL CLASSROOM The virtual online SAT prep course will be held on the following Saturdays from 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.for English and on the following Saturdays from 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. for Math except where noted: 1) Sept 26 2) Oct 3 3) Oct 10 4) Oct 17 5) Oct 18 (Sunday 9-10:30am) 6) Oct 24 7) Testing 8) Oct 31 1) Sept 26 2) Oct 3 3) Oct 10 4) Oct 17 5) Oct 18 (Sunday 11am-12:30 pm) 6) Oct 24 7) Testing 8) Oct 31
  • Songwriting and Production

    Students will explore songwriting techniques, using both lyrical and musical concepts. Students will have the opportunity to workshop lyrics and/or music that they have composed, as well as receive prompts for songwriting as ways to get past writer’s block and feel great about their creative efforts. Students will make beats, explore various effects, and learn how to record themselves to get the best-sounding results possible. Class will focus on the production of original songs, from the writing through demo recording. We will focus on form, lyrics, chord progressions, and simple technology and production skills. Students learn basic concepts of recording, mixing, and production. Students will learn the fundamentals of MIDI recording and how to best use it in practice. Upon registering, please fill out the following survey: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1yC94lViPx0ZmrG3MIyjIo1531YR-dGb7r2kHClWG3fM/edit
  • The Power of Vision: 3 Keys to Creating a Life You Love

    Do you want to experience more abundance and balance in your life? Would you like to eliminate fear, doubt, and worry and move toward your goals and dreams with confidence? Do you want to stay in complete harmony with your highest values and spiritual beliefs? If these questions resonate with you, then you are going to love this class! You will learn essential keys to tuning into your purpose, the number one factor that causes people to lose steam when going after a dream, how to stay motivated and override it, and steps to take to begin living a life you love. Have paper and pen ready!
  • Walk THIS Way!

    Walk THIS Way! Walking strengthens the body, rejuvenates the mind and enlivens the spirit. You may walk as a significant part of your healthy exercise program. Whether you have increased your walking or decreased it during "stay safe, stay at home", this session is for you. Fall is a perfect time to learn how to MAXIMIZE walking for exercise. Join Veteran personal trainer and walking coach, Linda Gottlieb and learn the four types of walking (Yes! there are four), some mistakes you may be making, how to safely increase variety and boost your walk to gain the health and fitness results you want. Linda will describe how to mix up your walk, including how to create an IN HOME walk program you can do anytime.
  • You Can Have it All! Understanding the Laws of the Universe

    Ready to improve your life? The laws of the universe are working all the time with or without our knowledge. They are based on the energy/vibration we send out. They react to us, so if we understand them, we can enhance our lives. One of the more well-known is the Law of Attraction. Each law is important on its own, but when we work with them together, they are powerful supports on our paths to joyous lives.