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If you have ever wanted to learn to crochet, and/or meet and be with other people while doing crochet, this is the class for you. This class will cover the very basics of crochet, including: hook and yarn discussion, the elementary stitches, slip knot, chain stitch, single crochet, half-double crochet, double crochet, triple crochet and crocheting in the round. You will also learn how to read a written crochet pattern and work on several exciting projects. Presented by Susan Jaska.

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8 lessons @ 1 hr, $65/$55 MCC district residents.
9021.317          M, 1/23-3/20          10:30-11:30 a.m.

After this course, you will be able to easily find information online using the various search engines and the intelligent personal assistants. You will also learn to use the internet to communicate via social networking, chat, instant messaging, emailing and voice and video calling. Downloading and using various applications on your computer and smartphones will definitely ease your daily life and make it more fun and entertaining. Laptops and other course materials will be provided. Participants must bring their personal smartphones, iPads or tablet computers.  Instructor: All Star Tech Staff.

 

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Adults-55+
8 lessons @ 1 hr, $154/$128 MCC district residents.
1034.317          Th, 2/2-3/23          11 a.m.-noon

In our fast-paced, ever-changing lives, it’s completely normal to have clutter. Most of us do. Even professional organizers have some clutter! It’s just a matter of degree---how much clutter you have and how it makes you feel. When does clutter become a burden? Presented by Vanessa Seifert, National Association of Professional Organizers (NAPO) member and President of the NAPO Washington, D.C. Chapter.

Presentation Objectives: What does being organized mean to you? Why do you want to be organized? How to stay focused and get through each project.

1 lesson @ 1.5 hrs, $5/$7 MCC district residents.
9025.317          Tu, 2/28          10:30 a.m.-noon

What are the essential documents everyone over age 18 should have? Making smart decisions for one’s future is the key to having a successful life plan. Effective estate planning is crucial for that life plan to become a reality. Join us and learn how you can protect your assets and plan for your future. Presented by William S. Fralin, Certified Elder Law Attorney, The Estate Planning & Elder Law Firm. Presentation Objectives: Learn what the current essential documents everyone over age 18 should have; why powers of attorney and trusts are much more important than a will; and why it is important to have an effective plan in place now to help you while you are alive—not just after you pass away.

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1 lesson @ 1.5 hrs, $5/$7 MCC district residents.
9027.317          Tu, 3/14          10:30 a.m.-noon

Our healthcare system has changed; it is not at all what it was like years ago. We will review some of these changes and how they impact us. Learn how each of us can make sure we receive the type of care we need from our doctors and hospital. Presented by Debbie Aggen, Registered Nurse and a Certified Senior Advisor.

Presentation Objectives: How has the medical model changed? What do I need to know  to be my own medical advocate? How do I advocate for myself if I am admitted to the hospital?

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1 lesson @ 1.5 hrs, $5/$7 MCC district residents.
9029.317          Tu, 3/28          10:30 a.m.-noon

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