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Mar 20 Wed

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Finding Your Voice – Giving Great Talks and Presentations - Bethel University

March 20, 2019 | Free

Course Description: Need to overcome a fear of public speaking? Want to improve a presentation for work or tell your organization’s story? Have you ever testified at the State House for an issue that you were passionate about? Ever wanted…

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Risotto 101 - Bethel University

March 20, 2019 | Free

We will learn about the four pillars of every risotto and the endless ways to garnish while together preparing one classic and one gourmet recipe. Students will discover how simple and fast risotto can be made and how useful it…

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Rites of Spring from Medieval European Folklore - Bethel University

March 20, 2019 | Free

This course will explore the folkloric beliefs and practices to celebrate the return of Spring that were common in medieval Europe. Learn where Groundhog Day, the Easter Bunny, maypoles, Morris dancing, and other traditions come from.  Instructor(s): Kirk WhiteKirk's mom used…

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Dodgeball - Three Sessions - Bethel University

March 20, 2019 | Free

Dodgeball! Are you ready to learn some new versions of a classic game all while getting your heart rate up, having fun, and meeting new people? Maybe you have a grudge you want to settle? Or you just want to…

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Mar 21 Thu

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A Holistic Approach to Fibromyalgia/CFS - Bethel University

March 21, 2019 | Free

This course is lecture and discussion around the subjects of fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue syndrome and autoimmune disorders and the ways that people can support their body's own healing abilities in order to find vitality again. Instructor: Shelie Richardson, FDN-P,  www.srhealthdetective.comShelie was diagnosed…

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Introduction to Linux OS - Bethel University

March 21, 2019 | Free and up

Course Description: The Linux computer operating system is used in everything from DVRs and PCs to mainframe computers and nuclear submarines. It's fast. It's efficient. It's secure. Come to this session to see it in action, install it on a computer,…

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Mar 22 Fri

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The National Parks and Wildlife of Africa - Bethel University

March 22, 2019 | Free

Join me for a virtual safari across Africa. An enormous and diverse continent, Africa is home to national parks filled with amazing wildlife and stunning landscapes. Africa is a bucket list destination for many people yet planning a safari can…

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Shape Note Singing Fest - Bethel University

March 22, 2019 | Free

Gather with others for an evening of fun and song in the "Shape Note" tradition. This form of musical notation was developed to teach choral music to those with little or no formal musical training. It was widely used throughout…

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Mar 23 Sat

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iPhone Photography - Bethel University

March 23, 2019 | Free

iPhone Photography: Get the most out of your iPhone camera with this informal session. This hands-on course will take participants through the various still and video settings for acquiring quality images as well as adjusting color, contrast and composition of still…

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Landscape Plan Graphics 101- Bethel University

March 23, 2019 | Free

Landscape designer Susie J. Gray teaches students the basic graphic skills and conventions necessary to create effective, clear, communicative landscape plans. Whether you are a home owner planning a new garden, a VTC Landscape Architecture student or are simply interested…

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Brisket - Hot and Fast Method - Bethel University

March 23, 2019 | Free

Good brisket usually takes between 14-24 hours to cook. This class will explain the science and process behind the technique of speeding up the process to make delicious brisket in 3-5 hours. Students will prepare, cook, and sample beef brisket…

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Kombucha: Getting started and expanding your skills - Bethel University

March 23, 2019 | Free

The goal of this course is to demystify the process of making kombucha in one’s home. This class is for students who want to learn the basics of kombucha, wish to make their own kombucha, or for the home fermenter who…

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Exploring Minecraft - Bethel University

March 23, 2019 | Free

Course Description: Students (of all ages) will learn about Minecraft, a wonderfully creative game, simple in structure but infinite in scope. Parents are invited to learn how to play with your kids or other adults, or at least be aware of…

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Healing without the High: The Truth about Hemp & Cannabidiol (CBD) - Bethel University

March 23, 2019 | Free

Joe and Rebecca Pimentel, Co-Founders of Luce Farm Wellness, a botanical based wellness company, will explain their process from seed to sensation, asking questions and debunking myths along the way.  Topics will include cultivation, harvest, extraction, regulation/testing, manufacturing value added products, sales,…

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Mar 24 Sun

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Quilting for Beginners - Bethel University

March 24, 2019 | Free

Interested in a new hobby? Want to create cozy pieces for your home or be the one that gives the best gifts? Well why not try quilting!? I will teach you how to assemble an easy block that looks complicated.…

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Beauty and the Budget - Bethel University

March 24, 2019 | Free

Course GoalLearn the ABCs of grooming and beauty care using simple, locally sourced ingredients from your kitchen. Instructor(s): Leah CrowleyLeah accidentally stumbled into a career in cosmetology about 25 years ago. Early on, her love for clean, natural, and affordable…

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Fairy Gardens - Bethel University

March 24, 2019 | Free

This class is for kids (and their grown-ups!) who love fairies. We'll look at some fun examples of fairy gardens, houses, nooks and trails. Then we'll spend time making our own gardens or hidden fairy houses from a variety of…

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Intro to Improv - Bethel University

March 24, 2019 | Free

Course Description Improv is a form of live theater where everything that happens is made up on the spot. Improv performers aren't magical, they have training that frees them to be creative in real time. If you'd like to dip…

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Mar 25 Mon

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Stress Management - Bethel University

March 25, 2019 | Free

Does it feel like stress gets the best of you, or maybe your life isn't exactly in balance or where you want it to be? This class will help you better understand the effects that stress can have on your…

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Evaluating the Condition of a House: A virtual inspection with Q&A - Bethel University

March 25, 2019 | Free

This course will use PowerPoint with photos to give an introduction on how to evaluate a residential building and related utilities. It is not intended to substitute for a professional home inspection but to give students an overview of a…

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Quilts Unplugged: Grandmother's Flower Garden - Bethel University

March 25, 2019 | Free

Cut the cord! Learn how to make a beautiful quilt without a sewing machine. In this paper pieced version of Grandmother's Flower Garden, students will learn how to piece a quilt with nothing more than needle and thread. Free yourself…

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Mar 26 Tue

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Chainsaw Safety - Bethel University

March 26, 2019 | Free

Introduction to basic chainsaw operation and safety, designed for the beginner or future chain saw user. We will discuss and demonstrate basic chainsaw operation and safe use, including safety equipment. Instruction will be done through powerpoint, lecture, demonstration, and discussion…

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Stress and Hormones - Bethel University

March 26, 2019 | Free

Stress is involved in every common health complaint. It affects your adrenal glands which affect your hormones. This workshop will address common symptoms such as low energy, foggy thinking, PMS, and hot flashes and how to find and address the…

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Mar 27 Wed

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Make Lace Beads with Polymer Clay - Bethel University

March 27, 2019 | Free

Working with polymer clay is a great way to customize your jewelry collection, wardrobe, make gifts, and gorgeous decorations and accessories. Learn how easy it is to make your own beautiful beads and become more creative in your style. Even…

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Finding Your Voice – Giving Great Talks and Presentations - Bethel University

March 27, 2019 | Free

Course Description: Need to overcome a fear of public speaking? Want to improve a presentation for work or tell your organization’s story? Have you ever testified at the State House for an issue that you were passionate about? Ever wanted…

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Dodgeball - Three Sessions - Bethel University

March 27, 2019 | Free

Dodgeball! Are you ready to learn some new versions of a classic game all while getting your heart rate up, having fun, and meeting new people? Maybe you have a grudge you want to settle? Or you just want to…

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Mar 28 Thu

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Not Your Grandparents' School: Everything You Need to Know About Vermont Public Schools-Bethel University

March 28, 2019 | Free

Course Description What's changed in public school over the past several years? What is proficiency-based learning and personal learning plans? How is the Bethel-Royalton merger reshaping education? Bring your questions and ideas to this open-ended discussion. We will cover VT…

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Nail Art 101 - Bethel University

March 28, 2019 | Free

Do you love to paint your nails? Have you ever wanted to try a fancy design but worried it wouldn't turn out well? Come to Nail Art 101 and we'll explore some options. This course will cover basic nail-painting and…

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Soiree (Cultural Heritage Dance Party) - Bethel University

March 28, 2019 | Free

Before the automobile and the internet, fiddle music was the sound that drew people together, raised their spirits, warmed their bodies and souls with dancing, and brightened the cold, dark nights of winter. The Soiree is a French term referring…

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Mar 29 Fri

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Shape Note Singing Fest - Bethel University

March 29, 2019 | Free

Gather with others for an evening of fun and song in the "Shape Note" tradition. This form of musical notation was developed to teach choral music to those with little or no formal musical training. It was widely used throughout…

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Mar 30 Sat

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Solarize Bethel Region Coffee Hour/Information Session-Bethel University

March 30, 2019 | Free

Come join your neighbors for coffee while you learn about solar power!  Solar power is a great investment. You can save money by generating your own electricity. This coffee hour is an opportunity to learn more about solar power, solar…

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Easy, Colorful Polymer Clay Earrings - Bethel University

March 30, 2019 | Free

Rev up your wardrobe with jewelry made by using a simple surface texturing and coloring technique on polymer clay, a heat-cured art modeling material. Once learned, you can use this technique to craft elements for journaling and mixed-media uses or…

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The Art of the Grill - Cooking with Fire - Bethel University

March 30, 2019 | Free

Do you want to try grilling, but find the choices of fuel, cookers, and timing overwhelming? Are you an experienced griller ready to step up your game? Are you a food lover looking for a fun Saturday spent hanging out and eating…

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Introduction to Signed Languages-Bethel University

March 30, 2019 | Free

Students will learn some introductory phrases in American Sign Language (ASL) and Pidgin Signed English (PSE) as well as some of history of the signed languages in the world with a bit of Deaf history sprinkled in. By the end…

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Baking Craze: Kids' Cupcake Class - Bethel University

March 30, 2019 | Free

Students will work together to learn how to bake delicious cupcakes. They will learn about baking techniques and tips and work together in teams to bake a recipe. We will see how each batch comes out. We will also discuss…

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Mar 31 Sun

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Lego Time - Bethel University

March 31, 2019 | Free

Meet up with other kids to build with Legos. Leader(s): Kim and Zac Prestridge. With enough interest, we can consider hosting a monthly Lego build! Number of Sessions: This group meets one time. Materials to Bring: No materials needed for participants to…

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Bethel University Graduation 2019!

March 31, 2019 | Free

Graduation is here! The semester is over (almost), and there's lots to celebrate. Join us for: Food (We'll supply cake and some pizza. You bring a potluck dish to share, if you can) BU Slideshow (Watch a great slideshow of…

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