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If you have never knitted before, or if you are an old hand, everyone is welcome in our Knitting Circle. You can get instructions to learn to knit, get help with something you are working on or just join us to meet other knitters and socialize. Bring your own supplies, a project in progress or purchase a beginner’s kit from the instructor for $20. Instructor: Juliana Thatcher (MCC Staff).

10 lessons @ 1.5 hrs, $70/$50 MCC district residents.
9014.319          Th, 1/24-6/6          1:15-2:45 p.m.
No lesson on 1/31, 2/14, 2/28, 3/14, 3/28, 4/11, 4/18, 5/2, 5/16 and 5/30.

This workshop is geared towards assisting seniors in using Apple devices, including iPhones, iPads, iPods and the Apple Watch. The presentation will explain the fundamentals, followed by personalized assistance in a welcoming environment. The instructor will patiently answer any questions regarding email, texting, FaceTime, apps, Facebook, photo sharing. Also, you can decipher that cryptic “lol” and “g2g” texting lingo in a helpful booklet students will take home. Participants must bring devices and know their passwords to unlock them. Participants are encouraged to attend both Part I and Part II, but may attend à la carte and repeat sessions.

 

Questions? Contact Presenter Quentin Levin at QUENTINL8@live.com

 

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Part 1: The Basics
1 lesson @ 2 hrs, free admission, but preregistration is required.
9101.319          Sa, 1/26          10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
9103.319          Sa, 5/12          1:30-3:30 p.m.

 

Part 2: Using Technology to Simplify Your Life
1 lesson @ 2 hrs, free admission, but preregistration is required.
9102.319          Sa, 2/9          10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
9104.319          Tu, 5/14          6-8 p.m.

Characters bear the burden of your story, and those characters live in the world you create for them. Your readers must see and hear those characters as they move through that world, a three-dimensional environment full of sensory detail.

 

Instructor: D. A. Spruzen.

 

Materials fee: $5, make check payable to Dorothy Spruzen. Fee is due to the instructor on the first day of class.

 

Adults-Seniors
8 lessons @ 2 hrs, $192/$160 MCC district residents. 
1931.319           Th, 1/31-3/21         11 a.m.-1 p.m. 

Will your family know what to do and what you want when you die? Learn how you can get the funeral/burial that you want, what you can do in advance to ease the burden on others and how to plan for the costs. You will leave this session comfortable with your choices and you will have the opportunity to make them known to your family so they can avoid any guilt or guessing.

 

Presented by: Jim Zalewski, Funeral Planning Professional.

 

1 lesson @ 1.5 hrs, $7/$5 MCC district residents.
9015.319          Tu, 2/5          10:30 a.m.-noon
9016.319          Tu, 5/14        10:30 a.m.-noon

This workshop is geared towards assisting seniors in using Apple devices, including iPhones, iPads, iPods and the Apple Watch. The presentation will explain the fundamentals, followed by personalized assistance in a welcoming environment. The instructor will patiently answer any questions regarding email, texting, FaceTime, apps, Facebook, photo sharing. Also, you can decipher that cryptic “lol” and “g2g” texting lingo in a helpful booklet students will take home. Participants must bring devices and know their passwords to unlock them. Participants are encouraged to attend both Part I and Part II, but may attend à la carte and repeat sessions.

 

Questions? Contact Presenter Quentin Levin at QUENTINL8@live.com.

 

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Part 1: The Basics
1 lesson @ 2 hrs, free admission, but preregistration is required.
9101.319          Sa, 1/26          10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
9103.319          Sa, 5/12          1:30-3:30 p.m.

 

Part 2: Using Technology to Simplify Your Life
1 lesson @ 2 hrs, free admission, but preregistration is required.
9102.319          Sa, 2/9          10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
9104.319          Tu, 5/14          6-8 p.m.

Presenters Lori and Jamie will share expertise on proven techniques for maximizing the value of your possessions and the steps you need to take to get from where you are today to a new chapter in your life.

 

Presented by: Jamie Grasso, a Gemological Institute of America certified AJP and owner of JG Jewelry and Estates, and Lori James, CEO and owner of Atlas Services.

 

1 lesson @ 1.5 hrs, $7/$5 MCC district residents.
9018.319          Tu, 2/19          10:30 a.m.-noon

Do you occasionally run across a box of old documents such as newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, diaries, family deeds or old letters and wonder what should be done with them? You can’t bring yourself to just throw away those old memories, but, what should we keep and what are the best ways to keep them safe for future generations? This fascinating talk will share some basic information about paper, affordable ways to deal with those family treasures and ensure that they are relevant for future generations.

 

Presented by: Terri Blanchette, heritage preservation specialist and owner of TimeSorters.

 

1 lesson @ 1.5 hrs, $7/$5 MCC district residents.
9019.319          Tu, 2/26          10:30 a.m.-noon

Baby Boomers are asking…Will Social Security be there for me? How much can I expect to receive? When should I apply for Social Security? How can I maximize my benefits? At this informative seminar, you will learn important rules and strategies for collecting your retirement benefits. We will look at: how your benefit will be affected by the age at which you apply; how cost-of-living-adjustments, or COLAs, affect benefits; how spousal benefits work; how survivor benefits work; how divorced-spouse benefits work and much more.

 

Presenter: Sarah Graham, CFP and Financial Advisor at VLP.



1 lesson @ 1.5 hrs, $7/$5 MCC district residents.
9020.319          Tu, 3/5          10:30 a.m.-noon

We’ve all heard the phrase “Your kids don’t want your stuff.” To an extent that is very true. Each generation embraces only those aspects of the previous generation that resonate with them. But, there is a way to work with that fact to help ensure you not only successfully transition the “stuff” of your history, but also help the next generation not regret their hasty decisions.

 

Presented by: Terri Blanchette, heritage preservation specialist and owner of TimeSorters.



1 lesson @ 1.5 hrs, $7/$5 MCC district residents.
9021.319          Tu, 3/12          10:30 a.m.-noon

Preserve your family heritage, major steps in your life, your passions, life challenges, achievements and your life philosophy. Learn how to organize your material, how to weave your story with different approaches, possible topics and questions worksheet, and what tools are available to make it easy to accomplish.

 

 

Presented by: Olga Sheymov.


1 lesson @ 1.5 hrs, $7/$5 MCC district residents.
9022.319          Tu, 3/19          10:30 a.m.-noon