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In this follow up Advanced Class, you will learn what's new in Tableau 10 and the course will cover the latest and most advanced features of data preparation. You will learn to create table calculations, Level of Detail Calculations, Animations and understanding Clustering. You will be able to analyze complex questions with ease and work with any kid of data to use your skills as data analyst. Prerequisite is Tableau knowledge. This is a two week class meeting on Thursday nights. More
Starts: 4/12/2018 6:30 PM
This course is designed for the photographer who wants to expand their knowledge of photography. Students will be taken to a further level, focusing on complex camera, composition, lighting and photoshop editing techniques. The course follows hands-on approach plenty of practical training and projects in helping the student to develop their own style. *Must have basic understanding of using DSLR camera in manual mode and/or completion of Beginners Digital Photography. This course meets for 5 classes on Tuesday nights. More
Starts: 4/24/2018 6:30 PM
Is your go to dish pasta, pasta and more pasta? If so, it’s time for a change. In this course you’ll be cooking 3 distinctive dishes that you will be proud to bring to your next pot luck. Please note: there is a limit of 12 students for this course. This course will meet for 3 classes on Tuesday nights. More
Starts: 3/27/2018 5:30 PM
This course is cancelled.
Every adult needs an estate plan. This course will teach you the fundamentals and elements of will and trust based estate plans. When you have all the proper elements in your plan you and your family will be protected and cared for in the event of incapacity or death. Each class participant will create a customized Estate Plan Design Summary during the course. Topics of review will include: Wills, Trusts, Financial and Health Care Directives, Life Estates and Homestead Protection, Guardianship and Elder Law, DIY Estate Planning Mistakes. More
Starts: 5/17/2018 6:00 PM
This course is intended to explore the power of Excel as an analytical tool. You will develop the ability to organize and analyze data turning numbers into valuable information and impactful insights. Topics include: creating advanced formulas, analytical functions, visualizing data and analyzing data with PivotTables and PivotCharts.
This class meets on Monday and Wednesday nights for 6 classes.
Starts: 3/26/2018 6:30 PM
This course is closed for the spring semester.
The Excel workbook has many layers that add depth to your analysis. This course includes more advanced topics such as: sharing and protecting workbooks, automating workbook functionality, auditing workbooks and more advanced methods for visualizing data.
This course meets on Monday and Wednesday nights for 6 classes. More
Starts: 4/23/2018 6:30 PM
This course is closed for the spring semester.
Starts: 4/25/2018 6:30 PM
More homeowners want to transform a backyard living space by adding a patio, fire pit or decorative stonewalls—also known as hardscapes. Learn how to design and build fun and functional new outdoor space for your family and friends to enjoy and admire. Roll up your sleeves and learn the fundamentals of hardscaping from an experienced Shawsheen masonry instructor and then enjoy the experience of taking your new skills into your own backyard. Save money this spring and learn a skill that you can use and re-use for years to come. This course meets for 7 weeks on Thursday nights. More
Starts: 3/22/2018 6:30 PM
For those approaching or in retirement, as well as family members concerned about aging parents, there are ways to protect your home and savings should long-term care be required. Learn how to use Insurance as the first step toward covering care and protecting assets. We will review types of care, costs and who pays for various options; provide a brief overview of the role of Medicare and Medicaid; and identify types of Insurance available to help pay for care and what to look for when evaluating policies. We will compare traditional long-term care policies with newer hybrids that can guarantee a payment for care and/or provide a life Insurance benefit. This is a one night class meeting on Tuesday April 10. More
Starts: 4/10/2018 7:00 PM
Social Security is a significant part of the retirement puzzle. Learn how to get the most from your benefits and coordinate this income with your overall retirement strategy. We will talk about the current state of Social Security, what to consider when planning your benefit start date, spousal benefits, options for divorcees, buy-back strategies, tax reduction strategies and coordination with state and federal retirement plans (Windfall Elimination Provisions and Government Pension Offsets). We will also review special planning considerations for self-employed individuals. Recent changes in benefits will be reviewed. This is a one night course on Tuesday April 3. More
Starts: 4/3/2018 7:00 PM
Whether you are a first-time home buyer or experienced homeowner this course is for you. Protect your investment and experience the satisfaction of doing your own basic home repairs including basic plumbing repairs. You’ll learn how to use the essential tools of home maintenance with Skip, an experienced carpenter and home-builder. No prior carpentry experience required. This course will meet for 5 classes on Tuesday and Thursday nights. More
Starts: 3/27/2018 6:30 PM
The start date of this course has been changed to Thursday March 29.