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Dear Community Members: I’m extremely pleased to offer our Winter/Spring 2017 catalog! For over 22 years, Adult and Community Education programs have offered a variety of convenient, affordable and high-quality programs that are designed to enrich and benefit the lives of our community.

Richard Tariff

Can’t make it to a classroom? Check out the exciting instructor-facilitated Ed2Go, The Center for Legal Studies, UGot Class and W.I.T.S. online courses offered. They are informative, enjoyable, convenient and highly interactive.

Feel free to contact me with any questions, comments or suggestions for future courses. I look forward to an exciting fall and hope to see you all on our fabulous bus trips and in our classrooms! Richard Tariff, EASTCONN Director of Adult Programs & Community Education 860-455-1562; rtariff@eastconn.org

TABLE OF CONTENTS ADULT CLASSES

Bus Trips...........................................p. 10-17 Cooking.............................................p. 4 Computers/Technology...................p. 4 Arts, Crafts & Hobbies.....................p. 3-4 Mind & Body.....................................p. 7 Photography.....................................p. 9-10 Music & Dance.................................p. 7-9 Pets...................................................p. 9 Financial...........................................p. 6 Employment & Training...................p. 5 Personal Development....................p. 9 Education..........................................p. 5 Registration......................................p. 18-19

KIDS CLASSES Meet Our Staff

Sandra Garcia Community Education Program Coordinator

OVER 250 ONLINE CLASSES • Instructor-facilitated online courses that are informative, fun, convenient and highly interactive any time of the day or night. • Six-week courses are project-oriented and include lessons, quizzes, hands-on assignments, discussion areas, supplementary links and more. • Visit www.ed2go.com/eastconn/ to find the complete catalog of 250+ courses. • Please note!! Online classes require you to register securely online using a MasterCard, VISA, or American Express. Do not use the registration form in this brochure to register for any online classes. • Ed2Go classes are not refundable. • Some Ed2Go Topics: Accounting Fundamentals • Grant Writing • Medical Coding • Medical Terminology: A Word-Association Approach • Speed Spanish

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Adult Basic Education - Reading & Math Citizenship Classes Employment & Training: Technology Academy and Customer Service Academy ESL (English-as-a-Second Language) Family Literacy J.E.T. (Jobs, Employment & Training) Options to Earn a Diploma: CDP, GED, NEDP Transitions to Post-Secondary Program

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• Do not use the registration form in this brochure to register for any online classes. • Some of the classes: Law School Preparation • Legal Nurse Consultant Training Course • Paralegal Certificate Course • Software Essentials for the Law Office • Visit https://www.legalstudies.com/vendor/eastconn/ to find the complete catalog

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Over 50 Online Classes

• Do not use the registration form in this brochure to register for any online classes. • It’s easy! It’s fun. Most courses are offered 4 times a year. Classes start the first Monday of the month. New to online learning? Our online learning tutorial begins the week before classes start. • Some UGot Class Topics: Career Preparation • Content Marketing, Google + Online Advertising • Spanish for medical Professionals • Visit http://www.yougotclass.org/catalog-complete.cfm/Eastconn to find the complete catalog of offerings.

We’ve partnered with W.I.T.S. (World Instructor Training School), an organization that has been training and certifying fitness professionals for over 24 years, to offer you an array of fitness courses. Whether you are a new fitness professional, an experienced trainer, or someone with an interest and passion for helping others live healthier lifestyles—we have the course for you. Expand your knowledge, enhance your skills, learn about special populations and discover how to be a successful fitness business entrepreneur. Our online/ blended courses are designed to expand your skills while meeting continuing education requirements for recertification. Our courses will help you maintain nationally-recognized certifications, and develop the business acumen to either take a management role or pursue entrepreneurship opportunities within the fitness industry. Visit our Career Fitness Page at http://www.witseducation.com/fit/affiliates/eastconnaffiliate/?aff=43. Your fun career in fitness is just getting started! Here’s a peek at some of the courses we have to offer: Blended Personal Trainer Certification; Pregnancy Fitness; Cardio Box 101; Fitness Management; Youth Fitness.

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Arts, Crafts & Hobbies Arts, Crafts & Hobbies

Creating Your Own Herbal Remedy Garden Enjoy spring as you learn the history and health benefits of many herbs! In this 2-hour class you will plant seeds in starter pots to bring home and begin creating your own herbal remedy garden. 1 Class with Michele Wednesday, April 26, 6–8 p.m. EASTCONN CLC, Willimantic $25; Material Fee: $15

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Cleanse and Renew with Essential Oils • If you’re feeling out of shape, tired, emotionally drained, experiencing body aches, having a hard time focusing, sleeping and concentrating, then this 2-hour class is for you! • Learn how to bring your body back into balance through a cleansing process. • Renew your vitality at a cellular level with natural supplements and essential oils. • Take home recipes, handouts and tips! 1 Class with Melissa Tuesday, May 9, 6–8 p.m. EASTCONN CLC, Willimantic $29 Create a Healthier, Toxin-Free Home Take control and say NO to the many unnecessary toxic chemicals that may be lurking within your home in this 2-hour educational workshop. Learn how to use certified, pure, therapeutic-grade, essential oils for a natural and cost-effective way to keep your home safe and your body healthy. Ditch the rubber gloves and come witness a demonstration of just how simple it is to make your own cleaning supplies. You will take home a resource guide on which chemicals to avoid, an essential oil sample and a recipe guide. 1 Class with Melissa Wednesday, Feb. 22 (make-up date 3/1) 6–8 p.m. EASTCONN NLC, Danielson $29

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Easter Wreath Creation Create a stunning Easter wreath out of holiday grass, eggs and other Easter-themed items in this 2-hour workshop. All materials will be provided. All you have to do is show up! 1 Class with Danielle Wednesday, April 5, 6–8 p.m. EASTCONN CLC, Willimantic $35

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Emotions and Essential Oils Have you noticed that throughout the day your mood fluctuates? It sure doesn’t take much for our moods to change. Join us in this 2-hour class and find natural, safe and non-toxic ways to manage your moods (whether high or low). Learn how to assist your body in achieving a healthy emotional balance and discover the science behind how and why essential oils can directly impact and support your emotions. You will experience certified, pure, therapeutic-grade, essential oils in class, receive handouts and recipes and take home a sample! 1 Class with Melissa Tuesday, Jan. 31 (make-up date 2/7), 6–8 p.m. EASTCONN NLC, Danielson $29 Essential Oils: A Gardener’s Best Tool • Learn how essential oils can be valuable tools for the everyday gardener. • Whether you’re trying to chase away garden pests, improve health and growth of plants, or restore those gardener hands, essential oils can help. • Take home recipes, handouts and tips to help your garden grow in a nontoxic and natural way! 1 Class with Melissa

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Thursday, April 20, 6-8 p.m. EASTCONN CLC, Willimantic $29 Essential Oils: Message in a Bottle – Part 1 • Learn about how essential oils can be safely used to support, strengthen and protect the structure and function of the body in this 2-hour workshop! • Discover how to incorporate oils into your everyday life. • Take home a sampler treat, resource and recipe guide! 1 Class with Melissa Tuesday, April 25, 6-8 p.m. Plainfield High School, Plainfield $29 Essential Oils: Message in a Bottle – Part 2 This hands-on, follow-up course to Essential Oils: Part 1, will give a brief overview of the first class, as well as instruction on how to safely use and integrate essential oils into your lifestyle. You will learn specific recipes to address common concerns such as stress, forgetfulness, anxiousness, inability to sleep and much more! Enjoy making products to take home at the end of class! 1 Class with Melissa Tuesday, May 23, 6–8 p.m. Plainfield High School, Plainfield $29; Material Fee: $20, payable to instructor

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Essential Oils: Natural Care for Companion Animals • Pet owners search high and low to find natural products for their companions, but quickly realize the slim alternative options that are available. • In this one-day course you will learn that there are more choices than you may realize. • Learn how easy, safe and effective it is to make your own holistic products at home! • You will leave class with an oil sample, great tips, recipes and handouts. 1 Class with Melissa Thursday, March 23 (make-up date 3/30) 6–8 p.m. EASTCONN CLC, Willimantic $29

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Mosaic Vase Creation Design a mosaic flower vase to display your next bouquet! Participants will use pieces of broken glass and quick-drying cement to create a pattern of individual design on a vase. All project materials are provided. All you have to do is show up and have fun! 1 Class with Danielle Wednesday, March 8, 6–8 p.m. EASTCONN CLC, Willimantic $35

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Painting with Danielle – Create a Flower Canvas This step-by-step instructor led class will show you how to create a beautiful flower painting on canvas. Even if you’ve never painted before, you will be sure to amaze yourself with your picture! All materials will be provided. All you have to do is show up and have fun! 1 Class with Danielle Wednesday, Jan. 25, 6–8 p.m. EASTCONN CLC, Willimantic $35

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Painting with Danielle – Create Floral Wine Glasses Use your creativity to paint floral creations onto wine glasses in this step-by-step instructor-led course. You will paint floral designs onto two wine glasses that you get to take home at the end of the class. All materials will be provided. All you have to do is show up and have fun! 1 Class with Danielle Wednesday, Feb. 8, 6–8 p.m. EASTCONN CLC, Willimantic $35

Painting with Danielle – Personalized Flip-Flop Wind Chime Get into summer mode with us as you create and personalize a flip-flop wind chime. Paint an original beach background showcasing your family name on a flip-flop and create a unique sound with hanging shells for your chimes. All materials will be provided. All you have to do is show up and have fun! 1 Class with Danielle Wednesday, May 10, 6–8 p.m. EASTCONN CLC, Willimantic $35

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Get to Know Microsoft Excel 2016 Microsoft is constantly changing. Are you finding it difficult to keep up? This class will help you keep pace. During this hands-on classroom learning, you will explore the following in Microsoft Excel: • Spreadsheet terminology • How to navigate through workbooks, worksheets, files and Excel’s window components • How to create & edit formulas • How to format & print worksheets You must be familiar with computers, keyboards, a mouse and some Windows 8 or higher to participate in this course. You may purchase the Microsoft Excel book at a local bookstore or online, but it is not required for this course. 5 Classes with Kerin Thursdays, Feb. 2 – March 2 (make-up dates 3/9 & 3/16), 6–8 p.m. EASTCONN CLC, Willimantic $99

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Get to Know Microsoft Word 2016 Microsoft is constantly changing. If you are having difficulty keeping up, this course will help. During this hands-on classroom learning, you will explore how to do the following in Microsoft Word: • Create and save documents and create tables • Insert headers, footers • Enter & edit text • Select format options to enhance documents 4 Register online: www.eastconn.org/communityed

• Insert graphics, graphs • Proof & print documents You must be familiar with computers, keyboards, a mouse and some Windows 8 or higher to participant in this course. You may purchase the Microsoft Word book at a local bookstore or online, but it is not required for this course. 5 Classes with Kerin Thursdays, March 30 – May 11 (no class 4/6 & 4/13) (make-up dates 5/18 & 5/25), 6–8 p.m. EASTCONN CLC, Willimantic $99

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Fire Cider & Cyclone Cider Join us in this 2-hour workshop and make a classic fire cider and a cyclone cider. Handouts, tea and other treats will be shared. 1 Class with Michele Friday, Jan. 13, 6–8 p.m. Parish Hill High School, Chaplin $25; Material Fee: $20

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Super Soups for Health Taste and learn the health benefits of soups in this 2-hour tasty and informative workshop. You will get to taste hearty, herbal and healthy soups such as a miso chicken soup, an enhancing vitality soup and a garlic soup. Handouts, soup, tea and other treats will be shared. 1 Class with Michele Wednesday, Feb. 15, 6–8 p.m. EASTCONN CLC, Willimantic $25; Material Fee: $15

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Tonics & Teas While enjoying the transition of winter to spring, learn about health-benefiting tonics and teas. Create a green drink delight tonic, a liven-upyour-liver tonic, a wakeup-call herbal tea blend and a burdock-nettle nourishing tea. Handouts, tea and other treats will be shared. 1 Class with Michele Wednesday, March 22, 6-8 p.m. EASTCONN CLC, Willimantic $25; Material Fee: $25

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The Princeton Review Test Preparation for SAT or ACT This course is The Princeton Review’s most comprehensive and popular program. Students will review essential SAT or ACT content; learn exclusive, updated strategies that will yield results on the test; and prepare for success with extensive in-class practice. This course features 25 hours of expert instruction, four proctored, full-length practice tests and additional online content. All of this is offered in addition to a score-improvement guarantee, or your money back! For more information, please call The Princeton Review at 800-273-8499. To register online visit, https://www.princetonreview.com/ product/offerings/332137 Saturday classes are from 9 a.m.–1 p.m. Tuesday classes are from 6–8:30 p.m. April 8 – May 30, 2017 EASTCONN CLC, Willimantic (Please note: Schedules are subject to change) $899 with promo code EASTCONN200$ at checkout $1,099 without promo code

healthcare provider. To be eligible for the clinical rotation, students must successfully complete the 140-hour program, submit to a thorough background check, drug screening and meet other requirements. NOTE: Upon successful completion of this program, students would be eligible to sit for the National Health Career Association (NHA) Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) national examination. Course Contact Hours: 140 hours + Clinical Externship Clinical Externship Hours: 160 hours Tuesday and Thursday, March 7– June 27 (no class 4/11 & 4/13), 5–8:30 p.m. Saturdays (4/8, 4/22, 5/6, 5/13, 5/20, 5/27) 9:00 a.m.–1:30 p.m. EASTCONN CLC, Willimantic $2,599 (Textbooks included)

Employment & Training Clinical Medical Assistant Program ��� 140 Classroom Hours w/ a Clinical Externship This program is intended for students who want to prepare for an exciting, challenging and rewarding career in healthcare. This program will train students to assist physicians by performing functions related to the clinical responsibilities of a medical office. Instruction includes preparing patients for examination and treatment, routine laboratory procedures, diagnostic testing, technical aspects of phlebotomy and the cardiac life cycle. Students will review important topics including phlebotomy, pharmacology, the proper use and administration of medications, taking and documenting vital signs, cardiology including proper lead placements, professional workplace behavior, ethics and the legal aspects of healthcare. This program includes 140 hours of classroom lecture, hands-on labs and a clinical externship opportunity at a local

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Dental Assisting Program The 60-hour Dental Assisting Program prepares students for entry-level positions in one of the fastest growing health care positions – dental assisting. The purpose of this course is to familiarize students with all areas of pre-clinical dental assisting and provide training in the professional skills required to function as an assistant in a dental practice. This course covers the following administrative key areas and topics: the history of dentistry and dental assisting; introduction to the dental office; the legal aspects of dentistry; and policies and guidelines. Clinical topics include: introduction to oral anatomy; dental operatory; dental equipment, introduction to tooth structure; primary and permanent teeth; the oral cavity and related structures; proper patient positioning; dental hand-pieces; sterilization; and other areas. NOTE: In addition

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to entry-level administrative jobs, this course is ideal for students interested in pursuing a formal dental hygienist program.  Course Contact Hours: 60 hrs. Mondays and Wednesdays, March 13 – May 15 (no class 4/10 & 4/12), 5–8:30 p.m. EASTCONN CLC, Willimantic $1,199 (Textbooks included)

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Dialysis Technician Program This 50-hour Dialysis Technician Program provides students with the knowledge and skills needed to perform the duties required of dialysis technicians. Under the supervision of physicians and registered nurses, dialysis technicians operate kidney dialysis machines, prepare dialyzer reprocessing and delivery systems, and maintain and repair equipment. Furthermore, technicians work with patients during dialysis procedures to monitor and record vital signs, and administer local anesthetics and drugs as needed. Additionally, they may also be involved in training patients for at-home dialysis treatment. NOTE: This program does not include a national or state certification as part of its overall objectives. Additionally there is no student internship or clinical rotation offered as part of this program.    Course Contact Hours: 50 hrs. Mondays and Wednesdays, March 20 – May 15, (no class 4/10 & 4/12), 5–8:30 p.m. EASTCONN NLC, Danielson $999 (Textbooks included) EKG Technician Certification Program This comprehensive, 50-hour EKG Technician Certification Program prepares students to function as EKG technicians and to take the ASPT – Electrocardiograph (EKG) Technician Exam and other national certification exams. This course will include important practice and background information on anatomy and physiology of the heart, medical disease processes, medical terminology, medical ethics, legal aspects of patient contact, electrocardiography and stress testing.  Additionally, students will practice with EKG equipment and perform hands on labs including introduction to the function and proper use of

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Employment & Training • Financial • Kids Corner the EKG machine, the normal anatomy of the chest wall for proper lead placement, 12-lead placement and other clinical practices. Course Contact Hours: 50 hrs. Mondays and Wednesdays, March 27–May 22 (no class 4/10 & 4/12), 5–8:30 p.m. EASTCONN NLC, Danielson $999 (Textbooks included)

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Physical Therapy Aide Program This comprehensive, 50-hour Physical Therapy Aide Program prepares students for the growing field of Physical Therapy. Working under the direction of a physical therapist, a physical therapy aide is generally responsible for carrying out the non-technical duties of physical therapy, such as preparing treatment areas, ordering devices and supplies, and transporting patients. Furthermore, these workers assist physical therapists in providing services that help improve mobility, relieve pain, and prevent or limit permanent physical disabilities of patients suffering from injuries or disease. Physical therapy aides may be employed in nursing homes, hospitals, sports rehabilitation centers and some orthopedic clinics. NOTE: This program does not include a national or state certification as part of its overall objectives.  Course Contact Hours: 50 hrs. Tuesdays and Thursdays, March 21– May 16, (no class 4/11 & 4/13), 5–8:30 p.m. EASTCONN NLC, Danielson $999 (Textbooks included)

Financial Behavioral Finance – Why is Your Neighbor Richer than You? • Learn the basics of behavioral spending and savings as they relate to your daily life. • In this 90-minute workshop you will discover the ins-and-outs of your personal finances. You’ll learn the secret to creating wealth and keeping the legacy you’ve built. • Handouts will be provided. 1 Class with Vincent Tuesday, Jan. 24, 5–6:30 p.m. EASTCONN CLC, Willimantic $19 Maximize Social Security • Join this one-hour course to learn about the many strategies that financial planners use to determine the right plan for you. • Don’t risk reducing your maximum payout and carefully consider your choices in this class. 1 Class with Vincent Mon., Feb. 13, 6–8 p.m. EASTCONN NLC, Danielson $15 Mortgage and Refinance Awareness • Are you looking to purchase a home or refinance, but don’t know where to begin? Join this 1-hour class to feel comfortable with the process, when the time comes. • Learn basics that every homeowner should know about mortgages and refinancing. 1 class with Ryan Tuesday, Jan. 31, 5–6 p.m. EASTCONN CLC, Willimantic $15 Preserving Wealth in a Turbulent Market Financial markets can be extremely confusing, especially when the markets go up and down continuously. In this one-hour course, you will learn strategies that you can employ for different market scenarios. 1 Class with Vincent Wednesday, March 8, 6–7 p.m. Stafford High School, Stafford $15

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Social Security Planning • Join this informative seminar to begin planning for Social Security. • Learn how to apply, how to minimize taxes on Social Security benefits, how to coordinate your Social Security with other sources of retirement income, and so much more. 1 Class with Charles Tuesday, April 25, 6–8 p.m. RHAM High School, Hebron OR Tuesday, May 2, 6–8 p.m. EASTCONN CLC, Willimantic $29

Kids Corner Dance Around the World! Culture and Connection! Come join our professional working artists as they help you child explore various cultures through African dance, Israeli dance, Latin dance and Korean Hip-Hop! Dances consist of both modern and traditional styles. Stories, traditions, and the history of each culture will also be presented in an interesting, hands-on format that creates connections while firing up the imagination. Strengthen both your child’s mind and body as they engage in cultural dance. Students should wear comfortable, fitted clothing (yoga pants, t-shirts, track pants) as well as sneakers and socks.

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This program is supported by WindhamARTS, in partnership with the Connecticut Department of Economic and Community Development, Office of the Arts, and the National Endowment for the Arts. Thursdays Jan. 26 – May 18 (no class 4/13 or 5/11), 5:15–7:15 p.m. EASTCONN’s Capitol Theater, Willimantic FREE!

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Mind & Body • Music & Dance Self-Hypnosis for Teens • Learn to harness the power of your mind, using self-hypnosis to improve artistic, academic and sports performance. • Take control of your mind and use it to reach your fullest potential. 2 Classes with Eaglemoon Raes Tuesday & Thursday, March 28 & 30, 6-–9 p.m. RHAM High School, Hebron $99

Mind & Body Amp up your Intuition with Psychic Medium Angelina Diana This class will offer guidance on tapping into your own intuition and using it to help manage aspects of your life. Topics of discussion will include meditation, spirit guides, psychic senses and much more! Participants will be able to ask the instructor questions pertaining to their own life. NOTE: The length of time in class may vary depending on the energy level of participants and number of students in attendance. 1 Class with Psychic Medium Angelina Diana Wednesday, April 19, 5:30-8:30 p.m. EASTCONN CLC, Willimantic $75

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Mini-Class/Reading Session with Psychic Medium Angelina Diana  Psychic Medium Angelina Diana will teach you how to connect with loved ones who have passed and how to use intuition to make the best life decisions. In this reading-intensive class, everyone is guaranteed a reading of their choosing - a reading about the future or a connection to the other side. Space is limited to 6 people. Register today! 1 Class with Psychic Medium Angelina Diana Saturday, May 13, 12–3 p.m. 
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you will take a journey with a guided meditation to show you how easy it is to mediate. You will explore many different ways in which to mediate and journal your experiences using sound, art, movement and more. Give yourself this time just for you. You deserve it! 5 Classes with Lisa and Heather Mondays, March 13 – April 17 (no class 4/10/17) (make-up date 4/24/17), 6–8 p.m. EASTCONN CLC, Willimantic $99; Material Fee: $10, payable to instructor The Other Side with Psychic Medium Angelina Diana          This reading-circle class is for students wondering how to connect with someone who has passed. The instructor will perform some readings during the class, however, not everyone is guaranteed a reading. NOTE: The length of time in class can vary depending on the energy level of participants and number of students in attendance. 1 Class with Psychic Medium Angelina Diana Tuesday, March 21, 5:30–8:30 p.m. EASTCONN CLC, Willimantic $99

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Reiki – Level I • Have you ever wanted to learn the gentle “laying-on-of-hands” technique, also known as the Reiki system? • Learn to restore balance in your life, based on holistic methods. • Study the history and effects of Reiki, while promoting well being on a physical, emotional and spiritual level and recognize your body’s ability to heal itself. NEW Mindful Meditation and Creative • Students will receive a training manual, Journaling instructions for self-treatment, and the Level I Do you wish you could meditate? If you’d like attunement. to learn how, this class is for you. Each week 4 classes with Lisa and Heather 7 Register online: www.eastconn.org/communityed

Thursdays, Jan. 19 – Feb. 9 (make-up date 2/16/17), 6–8 p.m. OR Thursdays, March 2 – 23 (make-up date 3/30/17), 6–8 p.m. OR Thursdays, April 20 – May 11 (make-up date 5/18/17), 6–8 p.m. EASTCONN CLC, Willimantic $99; Material Fee: $5, payable to the instructor the first day of class Self-Hypnosis • Learn how to use self-hypnosis for weight reduction, smoking cessation, improved confidence, sports enhancement, study skills, stress reduction, goal setting for success and many other types of behavior modification. • Hypnosis is a natural state, and most people are amazed at how easy it is to enter a hypnotic state at will. 2 Classes with Eaglemoon Raes Tuesday & Thursday, April 25 & 27, 6–9 p.m. RHAM High School, Hebron $99

Music & Dance Adult Beginner Ballet Do you love watching ballet dancers and have you always wanted to dance? Did you dance ballet when you were a kid and long to rekindle that love for movement? Or are you a dancer who just wants to get back into shape? This is the class for you! A ballet class for adults with all levels of experience (No experience necessary!) The class will offer a safe and supportive environment where you won’t find yourself comparing your technique to others. Come and fall in love with movement and music, while finding your strength! 17 Classes with Ara Tuesdays, Jan. 24 – May 30 (no class 2/21, 4/11) 7–8 p.m. $199 OR 18 Classes with Ara Thursdays, Jan. 26 – June 1 (no class 4/13), 6:30–7:30 p.m. EASTCONN’s Capitol Theater, Willimantic $209

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Ballet Workout Ballet dancers are known for their lean muscle strength, grace, and flexibility. Get fit, flexible, and even walk more confidently in heels by joining us for a workout based on the ballet technique that got them there. No previous ballet experience necessary. All the exercises can be done at home, as well as in the classroom. Feel free to bring a yoga mat or extra cushioning. Dress Code: Workout clothes, yoga pants, gym shorts, t-shirts, bare feet or ballet slippers. 7 Classes with Ara Saturdays, April 8 – May 27 (no class 4/15) 9:45–10:45 a.m. EASTCONN CLC, Willimantic $89 Beginner Belly-Dance I • Learn isolation techniques for dancing this mystical dance. • Tone all the areas of the body from head-to-toe. • Awaken your senses, mind, and abs and have fun while doing it. • Engage in a warm-up, classic belly-dance moves, and a cool-down. • Socks or slipper-type dance shoes are recommended. 6 Classes with Ann Tuesdays, Jan. 10 – Feb. 21 (no class 2/14) (make-up 2/28 & 3/7), 6:40–7:40 p.m. OR Tuesdays, March 14 – April 25 (no class 4/11) (make-up 5/2 & 5/9), 6:40–7:40 p.m. EASTCONN CLC, Willimantic $69 Beginner Belly Dance II • More technique, more fluid moves and more rhythm work in our dance routines. • Create your own look and style with costuming, make-up and jewelry! • Prerequisite: Must have four (4) sessions of Beginner Belly Dance I with this instructor. 6 Classes with Ann Tuesdays, Jan. 10 – Feb. 21 (no class 2/14) (make-up 2/28 & 3/7), 5:30–6:30 p.m. OR Tuesdays, March 14 – April 25 (no class 4/11) (make-up 5/2 & 5/9), 5:30–6:30 p.m. EASTCONN CLC, Willimantic $75

Beginner Salsa & Merengue Dancing • Learn the basic steps of two of the most popular Ballroom Dance styles quickly, so that even the “never-ever” dancers will enjoy themselves. • Enjoy learning one of the world’s most sensual and joyful Latin dances, Merengue! • You’ll leave with instruction sheets to help remember what you’ve learned. • No partner or previous dance experience necessary. • All ages welcome, from teen to adults, singles to couples. 2 Classes with Jim Mondays, Feb. 27 & March 6, 6:30–8:30 p.m. EASTCONN CLC, Willimantic $49

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Everyone can Salsa and Waltz! Dancing is a fun way to exercise and socialize. Why not join us and in only 2-nights, you will learn one of the most popular Latin ballroom dances, salsa, and one of the most flowing and beautiful dances, the waltz. Just three steps over four beats (salsa) or three steps (waltz), will get you moving to some of the greatest Latin music and romantic waltz rhythms. You’ll develop a full, easy routine that will grab everyone’s attention at your next party! No previous dance experience necessary; all ages welcome, ages 13 and up, singles or couples; no partner required. Dance notes and song lists included. 2 Classes with Jim Wednesdays, April 26 & May 3, 6:30-8:30 p.m. EASTCONN CLC, Willimantic $49 Everyone can Swing and Disco Hustle! In just 4 hours, learn the basic steps of two of the most popular ballroom dances, swing and Disco Hustle, so that even if you’ve never danced before, you will enjoy yourself right away and quickly learn the steps! No previous dance experience necessary; all ages welcome, ages 13 and up; singles or couples; no partner required. Dance notes and song lists included. 2 Classes with Jim Wednesdays, March 29 & April 5, 6:30–8:30 p.m. EASTCONN CLC, Willimantic $49

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Beginner Swing & Waltz Dancing • Learn the basic steps of two of the most popular Ballroom Dance styles quickly, so that even the “never-ever” dancers will enjoy themselves. • Enjoy learning one of the world’s most graceful and fluid dances, Waltz. • You’ll leave with instruction sheets to help remember what you’ve learned. • No partner or previous dance experience necessary. • All ages welcome, from teen to adults, singles to couples. 2 Classes with Jim Mondays, Jan. 30 & Feb. 6, 6:30–8:30 p.m. EASTCONN CLC, Willimantic $49

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Just ONCE Guitar for Busy People • Learn enough about playing the guitar in just a few hours to give you years of musical enjoyment. • Understand basic chords and play along with your favorite songs right away. • Bring your acoustic guitar. For ages 13+ 1 Class with Drew Thursday, Feb. 16, 6–8:30 p.m. EASTCONN’s Capitol Theater, Willimantic $59

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Music & Dance • Personal Development • Pets * Photography Just ONCE Piano for Hopelessly Busy People • Learn enough secrets of the trade to start playing any song in just one session. • Learn piano chords that allow you to play any song, any style and in any key. 1 Class with Drew Monday, Feb. 13, 6–8:30 p.m. EASTCONN’s Capitol Theater, Willimantic $59

or stress • Increase the bond between human and animal • Bring peace and comfort to your animal 4 Classes with Heather Wednesdays, Feb. 22 – March 15 (make-up date 3/22/17), 6–8 p.m. EASTCONN CLC, Willimantic $85; Material Fee: $5, payable to instructor

Lindy Hop (all ages 11+, men, women, couples) Lindy Hop is a form of Swing dancing done socially to Jazz music, born in African-American communities from Harlem, New York, in the 1930s and ‘40s. You will learn exciting moves including swing-outs, lindy turns, and the Charleston as you dance to lively jazz music, giving you confidence on your next night out! Dress Code: Comfortable clothes and jazz shoes, socks, or bare feet. 1 Class with Ara Saturday, May 6, 12:15–2:15 p.m. EASTCONN CLC, Willimantic $39

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Personal Development Boating Education Simplified! • Earn your State Boating Certification in just four classes! • Learn about safe operation and the legal requirements of operating a boat in Connecticut as well as how to deal with unexpected emergencies in the most effective and safe manner possible. • Learn how to enjoy water sports safely and responsibly. 4 Classes with Mark Mondays, March 20 - April 17 (no class 4/10) (make-up 4/24), 6–8 p.m. EASTCONN CLC, Willimantic $100; Material Fee: $50 payable at class end for State of Connecticut Certificate fee

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Psychic Class and Basic Numerology with Psychic Medium Angelina Diana   Do you need an energy boost? Would you like to learn how to perform a psychic reading on yourself? This class will help you gain an understanding of how to use numerology to determine what state of energy you are in. Whether you’ve lost a loved one, want to amp up your intuition, are a practicing psychic or simply curious, this class has something for everyone. All participants will have a numerology reading done by the instructor. NOTE: The length of time in class can vary depending on the energy level of the participants and number of students in attendance. 1 Class with Psychic Medium Angelina Diana Tuesday, Jan. 31, 5:30–8:30 p.m. EASTCONN CLC, Willimantic $99

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Animal Reiki In this 8-hour workshop you will learn about the history of Reiki, receive your attunement and learn some basic principles for working with animals. Reiki is a healing energy that can be used alone or as a complement to other healing practices to balance energy patterns and strengthen an animal’s natural healing systems. Reiki can help animals in the following ways: • Maintain health and well-being through regular sessions • Aid in pain management for animals who are ill, injured or post-surgery • Promote relaxation and calm for animals with emotional issues, anxiety, separation anxiety

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Digital Photography for the Beginner

• Do you own a digital camera but are not getting the quality images that you want? Then this class is for you! • Basic photography will be covered in this class, including setting the aperture, shutter speed, ISO, working with depth-of-field, selecting lenses, backing-up, simple editing, and more. • Learn camera-holding techniques, advantages of using a tripod or monopod, specific controls on your camera that mystify you, and much more! • A complete handout with diagrams and instructions will be given to all participants. Materials needed: Camera, photos taken (on a flash drive, saved as jpg’s) 3 Classes with photographer Peter Wednesdays, Jan. 25 – Feb. 8 (make-up date 2/15), 6–9 p.m. EASTCONN CLC, Willimantic $69 Photography: Shooting on Manual…Simple and Quick! • Get your camera out of auto and onto manual in this 3-hour course. This seminar is designed to get you up and shooting quickly and effectively, without having to resort to auto. • Learn techniques for handling your camera, shutter speed, ISO, specific camera controls, basic composition and aesthetics, and much more! • A handout with diagrams and instructions will be given to all participants. Materials needed: Camera 1 Class with photographer Peter Wednesday, March 22, 6–9 p.m. EASTCONN CLC, Willimantic $49

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Stock Photography for Beginners • Are you an amateur photographer who’s ready to consider the next step: what to do with your photos? You may want to consider stock photography as an extra source of income. • Learn how to shoot a variety of images and how to send them off to different stock agencies. • Discuss which images will sell, equipment needed to shoot, adding metadata to your images, how to keyword, create catalogs, types of stock agencies, and everything else necessary to set-up your own stock photography business. 2 Classes with photographer Peter Thursdays, April 20 & 27, 6–9 p.m. EASTCONN CLC, Willimantic $59

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21st Annual Newport Flower Show • Experience American Beauty and timeless style at the Newport Flower Show. • Discover Newport, RI, with the 10-mile Ocean Drive tour. • Enjoy leisure time for lunch at Bowen’s Wharf and waterfront shopping. • Includes roundtrip motorcoach transportation, admission to the Newport Flower Show and tour director. June 25, 2017 $89

69th Annual Albany Tulip Festival • Attend Albany’s biggest celebration with over 100,000 tulip bulbs in bloom. • Enjoy vendors, food, tulips and much more!

• Fun for all; children’s activities, craft vendors, delicious food, nationally acclaimed musical performances, crowning of the Albany Tulip Festival Queen. • Includes round-trip motorcoach transportation and tour guide. May 13, 2017 $79

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154th Anniversary of the Civil War, Gettysburg & Philadelphia Experience the history and passion of the American Civil War, battle of Gettysburg reenactment first hand. Take a walk through the halls and galleries in the Gettysburg visitor’s center and National Military Park Museum Cyclorama. Enjoy a Philadelphia tour at the Liberty Bell, Independence Hall, Betsy Ross House, Franklin Court and much more! This trip includes 2 nights at the Marriott Courtyard in Gettysburg, 2 full American breakfasts, 2 dinners, baggage, tax & service and a tour director. July 1 – 3, 2017 $639/single; $1,079/double; $1,499/triple; $1,999/quad; $339/child sharing w/2 adults 188th Philadelphia Flower Show • Experience the world’s biggest and oldest indoor flower show. • Step into a Holland-themed experience at this year’s show! • Enjoy leisure time for lunch and shopping at the Reading Terminal Market. • Includes round-trip motorcoach transportation, local tour guide and admission to the show. March 11, 2017 $115 9/11 Museum, 9/11 Memorial & One World Observatory • Visit the 9/11 Memorial, occupying eight of the 16-acres at the World Trade Center. While there, stop and see the 9/11 Memorial Museum, featuring a historical exhibition that tells the story of the events at the World Trade Center, the Pentagon and the story of Flight 93. • Experience three levels of innovation and inspiration at the One World Observatory.

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Enjoy a 360-degree panoramic view of the city and beyond on the 100th floor of the Observatory. • Includes round-trip motorcoach transportation. April 22, 2017 $135 A Day in NYC • Visit the Big Apple and all its attractions! • Encounter the Statue of Liberty, the Empire State Building or watch a Broadway show. • With a style that’s unquestionably its own, New York City is where the world heads to shop. Stop by a trendy boutique, used bookstore, gallery and so much more! • Includes round-trip motorcoach transportation, maps, restaurant listing and a tour director. April 22, 2017 or April 29, 2017 $69 Atlantic City, NJ • Enjoy Atlantic City on St. Patrick’s Day! • Explore casino gaming, spas, world-class entertainment, fine dining, shopping, golf and the famous Boardwalk. • Includes round-trip motorcoach transportation, baggage, tax and service, 2 nights at Resorts Casino Hotel, 2 buffet coupons, $25 slots and tour director. March 15 – 17, 2017 $479/double, $309/single, $689/triple; $919/quad Bar Harbor & Acadia National Park, ME • Welcome summer with a guided tour of Acadia National Park. See the 9 mountains more than 1,000 feet high, stone bridges, lakes, ponds, trails and carriage roads. • Leisure time at Camden Village, Bar Harbor and Freeport Village. • Includes round-trip motorcoach transportation, baggage, tax & service, 2 nights at the Atlantic Eyrie Lodge, 2 deluxe Continental breakfasts, 2 dinners including, 1 lobster dinner, admission to the Maine Lighthouse Museum and tour director. May 27 – 29, 2017 $799/single; $1,199/double; $1,769/triple; $2,259/quad; $399/child (5-17) sharing w/2 adults More Special Events/Bus Trips on page 12

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EASTCONN ADULT EDUCATION Citizenship • Community Education • Employment & Training GED/High School Diploma • Learn English www.eastconn.org/adultprograms g Citizenship Classes This free classroom-based program provides preparation and instruction to foreignborn adults who wish to become American Citizens.

g ESL (English-as-a-Second-Language) Free instruction is designed for adults who have limited proficiency in the English

language. Instructional emphasis is on listening and speaking, but reading and writing are also included. Teachers individualize instruction to meet the needs of the students.

g Family Literacy/ELL Customer Service EASTCONN partners with Head Start to provide a free family literacy program.

Options to Earn a Diploma g CDP (Credit Diploma Program) This free program offers students options for earning credits toward a high

school diploma. In addition to granting credit for classroom courses and distance learning, students (17 and older) may be awarded credits for a variety of life experiences, such as military service and various vocational trainings. An EASTCONN High School Diploma is granted upon successful completion of the program.

g GED

(General Educational Development) The CT State Diploma

This free course prepares students to pass the State of Connecticut-administered General Educational Development (GED) exam. Writing, math, science, social studies, and reading are covered in the curriculum. The course is designed to offer students, ages 17 or older, an alternative route to earn a Connecticut State High School Diploma. Students must be 17 or older to take the GED exam. Individuals, ages 17 or 18, must submit documentation that they have been withdrawn from school for at least six months prior to the exam, or that the class they entered ninth-grade with has graduated. Preparation and testing are available in English or Spanish. The new GED is a computerized exam. We offer instruction on computers to prepare you for this new testing format.

g NEDP (National External Diploma Program) This free program provides an alternative for adults who have gained skills through life

experiences and demonstrated competency in a certain area. The NEDP is an electronic portfolio assessment program that offers weekly one-on-one meetings with staff, but no classroom instruction. An EASTCONN High School Diploma is granted upon successful completion of the program. Call to make an appointment.

Windham parents and families with English-as-a-Second-Language (ESL) needs will benefit from this program.

g Reading & Math Adult Basic Education Free Adult Basic Education classes are offered for students to work on basic

reading, writing and math skills. Instructional levels range from beginning to preGED readiness.

g J.E.T. (Jobs, Employment & Training) This free program is for eligible 17-24 year-olds with or without a high school

diploma. Opportunities include high school completion, free training for Microsoft Office Specialist and National Retail Foundation’s Customer Service certifications, work readiness skills and career exploration including paid internships. Start your career path today! Offered in Danielson, Willimantic, Norwich and New London

g Transitions to Post-Secondary Program This free program will help EASTCONN Adult Education students navigate the

post-secondary maze and successfully enter college or training programs that will increase their earning potential. Students will also have the opportunity to prepare for college courses with computer skills and academic college readiness courses.

Adult Education Programs are provided free of charge and are supported in part by Boards of Education for the residents of the following towns: • Andover • Brooklyn • Canterbury • Chaplin • Columbia

• Eastford • Hampton • Hebron • Killingly • Lebanon

• Stafford • Sterling • Thompson • Union • Windham • Woodstock

• Marlborough • Plainfield • Pomfret • Putnam • Scotland

EASTCONN is in compliance with Connecticut General Statutes Sec.10-73 (a)(c) and does not charge a fee for any textbooks or materials used in the mandated program areas. Individuals with a disability who require an accommodation in order to participate in any class, program, activity, or when taking the GED exam, please contact guidance counselor, 860-779-3770.

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Special Events / Bus Trips Bermuda Cruise from NJ • Board the Celebrity Summit for 8 days/7 nights while sailing to the pink sands of Bermuda! • Spend 3 days docked in King’s Warf. Enjoy shopping, beaches, craft markets, museums and much more! • 5-star cuisine meals aboard the Celebrity included and roundtrip transportation to the pier. NOTE: A valid passport for all passengers is required. April 30 – May 7, 2017 $999 twin/inside cabin; $1,019 twin/inside cabin; $1,149 twin/outside cabin; $1,169 twin/outside cabin (balcony cabins available upon request); (prices are per person and do not include tax. Tax and government fees are $203 per person.)

local shops. The bus will depart EASTCONN CLC in Willimantic at 3:30 p.m., EASTCONN in Hampton at 3:45 p.m. and EASTCONN NLC in Danielson at 4 p.m. The game begins at 7:10 p.m. The bus will depart immediately following the game. Price includes round-trip motor coach transportation and ticket to the game. Seats are right field box, rows A-G. Friday, June 9, 2017 $99

Boston Celtics vs. Portland Trail Blazers • Sit back, relax and leave the driving to us! Price includes round-trip motor coach transportation (tip for the driver is not included) and ticket to the game. • Seats are loge seating again this year! • We will depart EASTCONN CLC in Willimantic at 11:30 a.m., EASTCONN Administrative Offices in Hampton at 11:45 p.m. and EASTCONN NLC in Danielson at 12 p.m. • Before the game the bus will bring us to the Prudential Center to grab your dinner or shop. • Pick up from the Prudential Center at about 4:15 p.m. • You will arrive at TD Garden with plenty of time to shop before the game (start time: 5 p.m.). • Don’t miss these rivals on the court! This game will SELL OUT quickly! Saturday, January 21, 2017 $139

Bronx Zoo • Visit the largest metropolitan zoo in the world with more than 6,000 animals, representing about 650 species, from around the world. • Experience the best exhibits and attractions, such as Congo Gorilla Forest, Butterfly Zone, Children’s Zoo and Bengali Express Monorail. • Enjoy dining at the zoo in the main restaurant, Dancing Crane Café, while you look out across the natural marsh. • Includes round-trip motorcoach transportation and admission to the Bronx Zoo, including the TEX package. May 6, 2017 $89/adult; $79/child (3-12 years old)

Boston Red Sox vs Detroit Tigers Join us for a Friday night Red Sox game! Sit back, relax and leave the driving to us. You can grab a bite to eat before the game or shop the

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Bronx Treasures • Experience the Bronx in a whole new light! • View the New York Botanical Gardens with 50 gardens and more than 50-acres of native forest aboard the guided tram tour. • Take a one-hour guided gallery tour of the Cloisters’ collection at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Once the tour is over, explore the rest of the museum on your own. • Get a taste of Italy while on Arthur Avenue. • Includes round-trip motorcoach transportation. June 3, 2017 $135

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Canyon Country Experience Visit Zion National Park, Bryce Canyon National Park, Deadhorse Point State Park, Arches National Park and Grand Canyon National Park. Experience a unique BBQ dinner served on the banks of the Colorado River and so much more. Stay 6 nights in first-class hotels, enjoy 6 breakfasts, 1 lunch, and 4 dinners while in Vegas.

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NOTE: Trip includes flights from Bradley Airport, deluxe motorcoach on tour, tour manager upon arrival in Las Vegas, admissions per itinerary. October 10-16, 2017 $2,549 per person Cape May, NJ • Visit one of America’s top 10 beaches, Sunset Beach, and the nation’s oldest seashore resort, Marquis de Lafayette. • Enjoy leisure time at the Washington Mall. • Appreciate the award-winning vineyards on a tour and tasting at Natali Vineyards. • Ride along the trolley and visit the Physick Estate with a guided, narrated tour. • Includes round-trip motorcoach transportation, baggage handling, tax and service, 2-night stay at the Marquis de Lafayette, 2 buffet breakfasts, tea luncheon at the Carriage House, 1 dinner at Aleathea’s Restaurant, 1 dinner & show at Elaine’s Dinner Theatre, morning boat cruise around Cap May Point and tour director. June 14 -16, 2017 $699/single; $1,159/double; $1,665/triple; $2,225/quad

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Caribbean & the Panama Canal Cruise aboard the Caribbean Princess, one of the first cruise ships scheduled to traverse the new locks of the Panama Canal! Witness the engineering marvel known as the 8th Wonder of the World. This is a once-in-a-lifetime adventure! Trip includes round-trip motorcoach transportation to Bradley Airport, round-trip flights to Fort Lauderdale and transfers, 10 nights aboard the Caribbean Princess and all meals onboard, daily activities, entertainment and much more! NOTE: A valid passport for all passengers is required. November 10 – 20, 2017 $1,849 inside cabin; $1,879 inside cabin; $2,329 outside cabin; $2,529 balcony cabin; $2,579 balcony cabin; $2,629 balcony cabin (prices are per person and do not include tax. Tax is $300 per person. Cost for flights is based on estimate for 2017. This price is not guaranteed until group air is secured).

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Special Events / Bus Trips Caribbean Cruise from NY - 1 • Board the Norwegian Gem for 11 days/10 nights and visit San Juan, St. Thomas, St. Maarten and Tortola! • Enjoy the mesmerizing beaches, breathtaking landscapes and relaxation. • Transportation to NY pier is included. NOTE: A valid passport for all passengers is required. March 9-19, 2017 $1,099/Inside Cabin; $1,119/Inside Cabin; $1,399/Outside Cabin; $1,419/Outside Cabin; $1,599/Balcony Cabin; $1,679/Balcony Cabin (prices are per person and do not include tax. Tax is $180 per person.) Caribbean Cruise from NY - 2 Board the Norwegian Gem for 12 days/11 nights and visit San Juan, St. Thomas, St. Maarten, St. Kitts and Tortola! Enjoy the mesmerizing beaches, breathtaking landscapes and relaxation. Trip includes round-trip transportation to the NY pier, all meals onboard, daily activities, fitness center & spa, casino and an exclusive ship shop cocktail party. NOTE: A valid passport for all passengers is required. January 23 – February 3, 2018 $1,149 inside cabin; $1,179 inside cabin; $1,459 outside cabin; $1,479 outside cabin; $1,699 balcony cabin; $1,729 balcony cabin (prices are per person and do not include tax. Tax is $200 per person.). CATS, NYC • Enjoy a day in the Big Apple watching a Broadway show!  • See this wonderfully imaginative show which remains one of the theater’s most unforgettable experiences, “Let the Memory Live Again.” Composed by Andrew Lloyd Webber and adapted from T.S. Eliot’s “Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats.”  • Orchestra seating; show begins at 2 p.m. • Enjoy leisure time at “The Crossroads of the World,” Times Square.  • Includes lunch at Buca di Beppo (salad, bread, chicken parmigiana, spaghetti marinara and fettuccine alfredo, cheesecake, unlimited soft drinks, coffee & tea). • Includes round-trip motorcoach transportation. 

June 28, 2017 $199 Celtic Woman: “Voices of Angels” Celtic Woman’s evocative, uplifting music has transcended national and cultural borders to touch the hearts of a devoted fan base that spans the globe. Multi-platinum international music sensation Celtic Woman presents Voices of Angels, a captivating new show for 2017. “Voices of Angels” showcases the angelic voices of Susan McFadden, Mairéad Carlin, Eabha McMahon and introduces the breathtaking new Celtic violinist Tara McNeill, accompanied by a group of equally talented musicians and dancers whose exceptional skill and high energy bring a fresh fusion to centuries of musical and cultural tradition. Featuring many songs from the forthcoming Voices of Angels album, this inspiring live concert experience features all new stage designs, stunning wardrobes, superb choreography and magnificent arrangements of timeless Irish traditional and contemporary standards in the group’s award-winning signature style. A true celebration of an incredible journey that has captivated millions, don’t miss Celtic Woman live in concert! Show is at 7:30 p.m. at the Bushnell, Mortensen Hall Friday, April 7, 2017 $89 (ticket only)

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Erie Canal Cruise • Take a 90-minute trip through history on the calm waters of the Erie Canal and enjoy the spectacular scenery of New York’s beautiful Mohawk Valley. • Enjoy casual waterfront dining with a lunch buffet at the Waterfront Grille. • There will be leisure time for shopping at Gems Along the Mohawk. • Includes roundtrip motorcoach transportation and tour director. June 17, 2017 $145 Harlem, NYC • Visit extraordinary landmarks such as the Schomberg Center, Mother AME Zion Church, City College, Strivers Row, Hamilton Heights, and much more! • Tour the Apollo Theatre, “where stars are born and legends are made.” • Experience lunch at Sylvia’s Restaurant, the temple of soul food. Celebrities such as Magic Johnson, Bill Clinton and Jesse Jackson have enjoyed dining at Sylvia’s. • Includes round-trip motorcoach transportation and tour director. June 25, 2017 $139

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Dover Downs Hotel & Casino, DE Come celebrate President’s Day with us at the smoke-free Dover Downs Hotel & Casino in Delaware. Play a variety of exciting games, including over 2,300 slot machines with your $60 slot voucher! Relax at this four-Diamond, AAArated hotel and enjoy the Poppers Spa/Salon, fitness room, indoor pool, entertainment or your room. Visit their website to see all the excitement that is going on http://www.doverdowns. com/! This trip includes round-trip motorcoach transportation, 2 nights at Dover Downs Hotel & Casino, casino rebates, 2 buffet breakfasts, baggage, tax & service and a tour director. February 20 – 22, 2017 $369/single; $539/double; $749/triple; $999/quad

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Hawaiian Islands Cruise                 Enjoy an authentic Hawaiian experience on this 11-day trip! From local foods to native entertainers to Hawaii Ambassadors that offer arts and craft classes, cultural lectures and Hula and Tahitian dance lessons, Norwegian Cruise Line provides an authentic experience that is unmatched. Onboard, choose from three course dining to endless buffets, day and night

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Special Events / Bus Trips entertainment, spectacular stage and comedy shows, dance clubs, bars and lounges, and piano bars with live music. Aloha! Trip includes: • Round-trip motor coach transportation to Bradley Airport • Round-trip flights to Honolulu • 2-nights in Honolulu at the Waikiki Beach Marriott • 7-nights aboard the Pride of America cruise ship • Polynesian Cultural Center & Luau in Oahu • Arizona Memorial visit and city tour in Oahu • All meals onboard cruise with no fixed dining times or pre-assigned seating • Daily activities, full service spa and fitness center • Access to the exclusive Ship Shop Cocktail Party October 19 – 29, 2017 $3,599 inside cabin; $3,949 outside cabin; $4,369 balcony cabin (prices are per person and do not include tax. Tax is $246 per person).

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Heart of Ireland Conveniently fly from Bradley to Ireland and stay 6 nights in first class hotels and superior class hotels along with a 2-night castle stay! While in Ireland you will get to visit the Cliffs of Moher, Galway Crystal, Connemara Marble, Blarney, Guinness Storehouse, Trinity College and the Book of Kells. Enjoy a wonderful panoramic tour of Dublin and scenic tour of the Dingle Peninsula. Receive full Irish breakfast daily, 4 hotel dinners and tea/coffee and Irish farmhouse scones at a working farm. Trip includes motorcoach transportation to Bradley Airport, round-trip non-stop air flights from Bradley to Ireland, Irish Driver/Guide and transportation and sightseeing by deluxe motorcoach throughout. NOTE: A valid passport for all passengers is required. October 21 – 28, 2017 $2,349 per person (prices are per person and do not include air tax. Air taxes are $116 per person). Hidden Gardens of Beacon Hill • Walk the Hidden Gardens of Beacon Hill to view 12 private garden landscapes. • Enjoy leisure time for eating and shopping at

Quincy Market. • Includes round-trip motorcoach transportation, local tour guide and admission to the Hidden Gardens of Beacon Hill. NOTE: Suitable shoes are strongly recommended. May 18, 2017 $129 Intrepid & Enterprise, NYC • Visit one of the most successful ships in U.S. history at the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum. • Walk underneath the Enterprise at the Space Shuttle Pavilion. • Enjoy lunch on board the Intrepid. • Conclude the day with sightseeing the “Crossroads of the world,” Times Square. • Includes round-trip motorcoach transportation and tour director. April 29, 2017 $109

Maple Sugaring in the Berkshires • Visit Loka Valley Farm’s Sugar House to experience the fascinating process of turning fresh maple sap into pure maple syrup. • Enjoy a pancake lunch at the “Calf-A” with their own maple syrup. • Explore the Norman Rockwell Museum, dedicated to a beloved American painter of education and art appreciation. • Includes roundtrip motorcoach transportation and admission to the Norman Rockwell Museum. March 11, 2017 $99

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Jersey Boys, NYC Go behind the music and inside the story of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons in the Tony Award® winning, true-life musical phenomenon, “Jersey Boys.” From the streets of New Jersey to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, this is the musical that’s just too good to be true! Don’t miss it! The show begins at 2 p.m., with orchestra seating. You will also have leisure time in Times Square, “The Crossroads of the World.” June 28, 2017 $169 Lobster Bake on Cape Ann • Visit Gloucester on Cape Ann, the oldest seaport in the nation and one of the world’s leading fishing ports. • Experience the true taste of New England by feasting on a traditional Lobster Bake at the Gloucester House (menu: 1 lobster, ½ chicken or steak, chowder, corn, potato and lemonade). • Enjoy leisure time in Rockport at Bear Skin Neck to shop or dine. • Includes roundtrip motorcoach transportation and tour director. June 10, 2017 $135

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Martha’s Vineyard • Sight-see in one of New England’s most popular and picturesque destinations. • Ride the steamship from Cape Cod out to Martha’s Vineyard. • Experience a local-guided island tour. • Enjoy leisure time for lunch and shopping. • Includes round-trip motor coach transportation, round-trip steamship authority from Falmouth to Oak Bluffs, an island tour guide, and extra time for personal exploration. July 8, 2017 $105 without island tour, $119 with island tour Medieval Times & The Statue of Liberty, NYC • Witness epic battles of steel and steed, live jousting and performers. Fun for the whole family. • Enjoy a delicious 11th century feast fit for a king: oven-roasted chicken, garlic bread, tomato bisque soup, herb-roasted potato, sweet buttered corn, pastry of the castle.

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Special Events / Bus Trips • Board the Statue of Cruises for a visit to the Statue of Liberty. • Includes round-trip motorcoach transportation, admission to Medieval Times, round-trip ferry to the Statue of Liberty and tour director. June 24, 2017 $135/adult; $125/child 17 & under Montreal & Canada New England Cruise One of the most popular cruises is back! If you are looking for a great experience on a small ship without flying, this is the cruise for you! During this perfect time of year, you will sail to St. Lawrence and visit some of the most beautiful ports in Canada and New England. • Stay at the deluxe LeWestin Montreal overnight while enjoying a welcome dinner in Montreal. • Experience a 3-hour Montreal City Tour, including the Basilica. • Climb aboard the Veendam on a 7-night cruise which includes all meals onboard. While on the Veendam, take part in the daily activities, nightly entertainment and casino. NOTE: A valid passport for all passengers is required. September 8 - 16, 2017 $1,949 inside cabin; $1,969 inside cabin; $2,159 outside cabin; $2,179 outside cabin; $2,229 outside cabin; $2,499 outside cabin with Lanai (prices are per person and do not include tax. Taxes are $241 per person).

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Mystery Tour • Looking for a bit of adventure and mystery? Then this trip is for you! • The mystery destination will include a fullservice cash bar, freshly prepared cuisine, homemade desserts, onsite bakery, incomparable setting and atmosphere, and unforgettable entertainment! • Includes round-trip motorcoach transportation,

lunch at a locally popular restaurant, spectacular entertainment and a tour director. June 15, 2017 $179 National Cherry Blossom Festival • Join us for this city-wide event welcoming the arrival of spring with 3,000 beautiful cherry trees. • Enjoy international cultural performances, exhibits and cuisine. • Stroll the city, visit monuments, memorials and museums. • Stop at the U.S. Capitol and the White House for a photo. • Includes round-trip motorcoach transportation, baggage, tax and service, 2 nights at the Westin Tysons Corner, 2 full American breakfasts at the hotel and 1 dinner at Buca de Beppo. March 31 - April 2, 2017 $939/double, $535/single, $1319/triple, $1759/ quad; $319 child w/adults

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Plantations along the James River, VA Treasures from three centuries can be seen at the James River Plantations along Virginia’s scenic Route 5 in Charles City County. Learn the history of the early settlers, planters, signers of the Declaration of Independence, presidents, slaves, agriculturalists and much more! Enjoy the following tours while in Virginia: • Berkeley Plantation • Shirley Plantation • St. John’s Church • Richmond • The White House of the Confederacy • Cruise on the James River Trip includes round-trip motorcoach transportation, 3 nights at the Hampton Inn & Suites in Richmond, VA, 3 full American breakfasts at the hotel, dinner at Sine’s Tavern, lunch at Dockside, dinner on the Richmond Riverboat, baggage, tax & service and a tour director. June 22-25, 2017 $699/single; $1,199/double; $1,735/triple; $2,315/ quad; $439/child sharing w/2 adults

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Quebec City, Canada Spend the 4th of July weekend in one of the greatest cities in North America. Tour Quebec City with your local guide, discover the magnificent city! Visit Montmorency Falls, a natural phenomenon at 83 meters high. Be sure to marvel at the fabulous neo-Roman-style basilica and admire the hundreds of stained-glass windows, the nave and the valuable works of art at the Basilica of Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupre. Relax in a 3-night stay at the Hilton Quebec City, while enjoying striking views of the St. Lawrence River and Old Quebec. Trip includes round-trip motorcoach transportation, 3 nights at the Hilton Quebec City, 3 full American breakfasts at the hotel, baggage, tax & service and tour director. NOTE: A valid passport for all passengers is required. July 1 – 4, 2017 $939/single; $1,299/double; $1,889/triple; $2,519/ quad; $399/child sharing w/2 adults Quebec Winter Carnival • Join us for the world’s largest winter carnival, Carnival de Quebec, since 1894. • Enjoy the activities and attractions in the Plains of Abraham. • Explore Quebec City, Montmorency Falls or Basilica of Sainte Anne de Beaupre with a local guide. • Includes roundtrip motorcoach transportation, baggage, tax and service, 3-night stay at the Hilton Quebec City hotel, one dinner at the hotel, and a Bonhomne effigy tag. NOTE: Passports are required for all passengers entering Canada February 2 – 5, 2017 $1,299/double, $939/single, $1,889/triple; $2,519/ quad, $399/child sharing w/2 adults Rhinebeck Arts Festival, NY • Visit what National Geographic, Fodor’s and Time Magazine recently declared one of the “Top Places to Visit,” in the world. • Meet a variety of artists, enjoy live music, family activities and much more! • Includes round-trip motorcoach transportation, admission to the Rhinebeck Arts Festival, and tour director. June 24, 2017 $79

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Russian National Ballet: Cinderella Music Worcester presents the timeless classic, Cinderella, set to the music of Prokofiev. This production of the Russian National Ballet Theatre follows the company’s successful last visit to

Inn, Quality Inn, Double Tree by Hilton, Dayton House Resort) • Full American breakfast each morning at the hotels • 4 dinners at local favorite restaurants • Local guides, baggage, taxes & gratuities • Tour director. March 17 – 25, 2017 $2,399/single; $3,199/double; $4,499/triple; $5,999/quad; $1,299/child sharing w/2-adults Worcester in 2015 that featured Tchaikovsky’s Sleeping Beauty. Founded in the late 1980s in Moscow during a period of dramatic transition, the company prides itself on bringing the tradition of Russian ballet training around the world through annual tours. Check out a short video; you will be amazed! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sEgjXxjxIw. Seating is rear orchestra and balcony, show begins at 8 p.m. at The Hanover Theatre. Friday, April 14, 2017 $55 (ticket to the show only)

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School of Rock, NYC This musical follows Dewey Finn, a failed, wannabe rock star who decides to earn a few extra bucks by posing as a substitute teacher at a prestigious prep school. Completely disinterested in academic work, Dewey decides to create his own curriculum, turning his class into a guitarshredding, bass-slapping, mind-blowing rock band. The show begins at 2 p.m., with orchestra seating. You will also have leisure time in Times Square, “The Crossroads of the World.” June 28, 2017 $199 Southern Escape – Savannah, Charleston & Myrtle Beach Come celebrate spring with us in these three spectacular cities! Enjoy everything from flower gardens bursting with spring color and tranquil mountain retreats to several of America’s top golf courses, beach resorts and vibrant cities. Sightsee as you take the following tours; Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil, Savannah, Fort Sumter, Charleston, Russell House and Georgetown. This trip includes: • Round-trip motorcoach transportation • 8 nights of hotel accommodations (Hampton

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Spain, Portugal & The Canary Islands  Climb aboard the Navigator of the Seas by Royal Caribbean for 14 nights! Visit Europe in style. Travelers will visit and explore the following locations: • Vigo, Spain • Lisbon, Portugal • Ponta Delgada, Azores • Tenerife, Canary Island • Gran Canaria, Canary Island • Maderia, Portugal • La Coruna, Spain • LeHavre (Paris), France This trip includes round-trip motor coach transportation to the airport, round-trip flights to London, all meals onboard, daily activities, casino and nightly entertainment, full service spa and fitness center and access to the Ship Shop Cocktail Party. August 31 – September 15, 2017 $3,699 inside cabins; $3,949 outside cabins; $4,599 balcony cabins cabin (prices are per person and do not include tax. Tax is $368 per person).

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Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island • Experience New York City’s most famous attractions in one day! • Take a guided audio tour of The Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island. • Enjoy leisure time at “The Crossroads of the World,” Times Square. • Includes round-trip motorcoach transportation, audio tour for Liberty and Ellis Island, and tour director. April 8, 2017 or July 26, 2017 $89/adult, $79 child under 17

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The Best of Alaska! Land and Cruise Enjoy 6 nights on land and 7 nights aboard the Holland America’s Zaandam with Glacier Bay! Spend 2 nights in Fairbanks, 2 nights in Denali, 1 night in Anchorage and 1 night in Seward. Tour parks, travel on riverboats and have plenty of leisure time while on land in Alaska. All meals included while on the 7 night cruise with Holland America. NOTE: Flights and motorcoach transportation to the airport included. A valid passport for all passengers is required. June 26 – July 9, 2017 $4,149 inside cabin; $4,399 outside cabin; $4,449 outside cabin; $4,469 outside cabin; $5,599 veranda cabin (prices are per person and do not include tax. Port and government taxes are $254 per person). The Boston Flower & Garden Show • Join us for “Nurtured by Nature” where top garden writers, industry experts and creative local chefs will share their ideas, inspiration and passion for gardening and plants. • Search the garden marketplace treasure trove for plants and hundreds of the newest gardening products to begin your own spring transformations. • Enjoy leisure time for lunch and shopping at the Quincy Market, Newberry Street, Copley Place and Downtown Crossing. • Visit the open air market at Haymarket Square for fresh produce. • Includes round-trip motorcoach transportation, local tour guide and admission to the show. March 25, 2017 $85

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Toronto, Ontario Looking for something to do this summer? Visit Toronto! Enjoy a weekend across the border as you see world-famous attractions such as Niagara Falls, live theatre, sports, cultural exhibits, outdoor festivals, and so much more! Relax at the Westin Harbor Castle Hotel for 2 nights, while you enjoy their amenities: • Indoor pool • Fitness studio • European Day Spa

• Many dining options Trip includes round-trip motorcoach transportation, 2 nights at the Westin Harbor Castle Hotel, 2 full American breakfasts at the hotel, Toronto highlights tour with a local guide, baggage, tax & service, and a tour director. NOTE: A valid passport for all passengers is required. July 7-9, 2017 $799/single; $1,079/double; $1,649/triple; $2,199/ quad; $349/child sharing w/2-adults

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UCONN Women’s Basketball vs Temple in PA Come see the UCONN women in an American Athletic Conference Game vs. Temple University in Philadelphia! You’ll have some leisure time for shopping, dining, sightseeing and much more while in Philadelphia. Relax and stay in Atlantic City at the Resorts Hotel & Casino for a day. NOTE: Trip includes round-trip motorcoach transportation, 1 night at Resorts Hotel & Casino, ticket to the game, casino rebates, baggage, tax & service, and a tour director. February 1 – 2, 2017 $229/single; $399/double; $569/triple; $759/quad United States Military Academy West Point, NY • Visit one of the leading developers of military recruits who educate, train and inspire cadets in the values of duty, honor and country. • Tour West Point and stop at the Main Cadet Chapel, Trophy Point, Battle Monument and more. • Experience the West Point Parade Review, consisting of the rifle drill team, brigade review, the West Point band and a parachute display. • Enjoy lunch at the Thayer Hotel, a legendary setting with spectacular river views. • Includes round-trip motorcoach transportation and tour director. NOTE: US military security requires that everyone 16 years and older needs to bring a photo ID. April 29, 2017 $135

Whale Watch, Plymouth, MA • Experience a different world aboard Captain John Whale Watching & Fishing Tours’ fourhour excursion. See whales, dolphins, seals, porpoises and many other remarkable marine animals. • Don’t forget to bring your camera to capture the exciting marine life! • Includes round-trip motorcoach transportation and tour director. August 5, 2017 $99

Wicked in New York City • Enjoy the Grammy Award-winning performance, WICKED! • Show begins at 2 p.m. • Rear Mezzanine seating • After or before the show, choose a place to dine in NYC. Visit www.broadway.com/groups/ dining/ to view some restaurants options and make reservations. • Bus will depart EASTCONN NLC in Danielson at 9 a.m., EASTCONN in Hampton at 9:15 a.m. and EASTCONN CLC in Willimantic at 9:30 a.m. NOTE: For ages 8+. Children under 5 will not be admitted. Saturday, March 4, 2017 $155 (includes ticket to the show and roundtrip motorcoach transportation, tip for the driver is not included) $65; Only 10 seats available (round-trip motorcoach transportation to NYC, tip for the driver is not included)

“We had a wonderful time on our trip to Sturbridge Village. Dinner was delicious, and the tour itself was a nice mix of time spent with others over dinner and time on our own to tour the village as we wished. It was a wonderful way to get into the Christmas spirit while stepping back in time.” – Donna

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Community Education Registration Information Registration: Paid pre-registration is required for all classes. Registrations are processed on a first-come, first-served, PAID basis. Classes run contingent upon PAID enrollment and may be cancelled or postponed due to insufficient registrations. If class is cancelled or postponed, you will be notified using the contact information you provide with your registration. Payment: Please make checks payable to “EASTCONN Community Education.” Phone and fax registrations accepted with VISA and MasterCard only. Confirmation/Receipts: All confirmations and receipts are sent via e-mail. If an e-mail address is not provided, you will not receive a confirmation. If class is cancelled and time permits, notification is provided via e-mail. In the event an e-mail is not provided and time permits, we will contact registrants via the phone number provided at the time of registration. Refund Policy: A full refund will be issued when EASTCONN Community Education cancels a course. If desired, a voucher may be issued to use at a later date. Please allow up to four weeks from cancellation to receive credit and/or voucher. Accessibility and Accommodation Requests: If you have a disability and require an accommodation in order to participate in any program or activity, please call 860423-2591 at least two weeks prior to the class and/or event so that the appropriate arrangements may be made. Weather Cancellations: If EASTCONN and/or the school or site at which your class takes place is closed due to inclement weather, your class will not meet. Should bad weather develop during the day, class cancellations will be announced by late afternoon. Adult Education classes on pages 4 & 5 of this catalog will be cancelled on WVIT NBC30 TV; or, listen to radio stations 98.3 FM, 97.5 FM, WINY 1350 AM, or WILI 1400 AM.

CHAPLIN • Parish Hill High School 304 Parish Hill Rd., Chaplin HEBRON • RHAM High School 85 Wall St., Hebron KILLINGLY • EASTCONN NLC (Northeast Learning Center) 562 Westcott Rd., Danielson PLAINFIELD • Plainfield High School 105 Putnam Rd., Central Village STAFFORD • Stafford High School 145 Orcuttville Rd, Stafford Springs WILLIMANTIC • EASTCONN’s Capitol Theater 896 Main St., Willimantic • EASTCONN CLC (Community Learning Center) Tyler Square, 1320 Main St., Willimantic

Weather-related cancellations for all other Community Education classes will be listed on the home page of the EASTCONN Web site at www.eastconn.org, and on the Community Education Facebook page. Disclaimer: As a service to the community, EASTCONN offers Community Education courses in various areas of interest. These courses are conducted by persons experienced in their respective fields, but who may have certain perspectives and biases about their subject matter to which EASTCONN, its agents and/or employees do not necessarily subscribe. Therefore, it should be understood by those enrolling in Community Education courses that EASTCONN and its employees and agents, as a general matter, do not endorse the opinions, personal advice or political perspectives of Community Education instructors. In addition, registrants acting on the personal advice of a Community Education instructor do so at their own risk. By enrolling in a Community Education course, each registrant agrees that he/ she waives any and all claims against EASTCONN, its agents and employees with respect to the above.

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A Semester to Remember Take one of our popular courses/bus trips today! Painting with Danielle – Create a Flower Canvas, p. 4 Get to Know Microsoft Excel 2016, p. 4 Maximize Social Security, p. 6 Reiki – Level I, p. 7 Adult Beginner Ballet, p. 7

Boating Education Simplified!, p. 9 Digital Photography for the Beginner, p. 9 Boston Celtics vs. Portland Trail Blazers, p. 12 Wicked in NYC, p. 17

“... All in all, my experiences with EASTCONN have been great and I hope to be able to take another class or trip in the future. Thanks for all you do!!!” – Jayne

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