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    Gift Certificates

    Our gift certificates can be applied to any Lincoln-Sudbury Adult & Community Ed program or activity. Within 2 business days after purchasing, you will receive the gift certificate via email. You may then print it or email it to the recipient. Important: Please select your own name as the "attendee" when placing your order. We will ask for the recipients name and gift message later in the checkout process.
  • Gropius House Tour

    Walter Gropius, founder of the German design school known as the Bauhaus, was one of the most influential architects of the 20th century. He designed this house in Lincoln as his family home in 1938, when he came to teach at Harvard's Graduate School of Design. Modest in scale, it combined the traditional elements of New England architecture with innovative materials rarely used in domestic settings at that time. Enjoy this one hour guided house tour where all the family possessions are still in place.
  • Grow Your Business with Instagram

    What can you do on Instagram that can result in huge growth for your customer base and sales? We've got the answers you need in this fun beginner level class to grow your business with Instagram. You'll learn the key steps needed in order to improve your company's bottom line and also gain more followers. Plus, you'll learn to make your content irresistible and have fun in the process!
  • Guided Walk - Weir Hill and Tippling Rock

    Co-sponsored by Friends of the Assabet River, Oxbow and Great Meadows National Wildlife Refuges, Sudbury Valley Trustees and Sudbury Conservation Commission Experience memorable vistas, forests, fields, rivers and ponds around Sudbury. Take a guided walk with Neela de Zoysa to Weir Hill at Great Meadows National Wildlife Refuge and Tippling Rock Trail. No pets for these organized walks please. However, we invite you to return with your pets another time to town conservation lands and Sudbury Valley Trustees lands that allow pets. No pets are permitted on National Wildlife Refuges.
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    Healthy Feet for Active People Exercise Workshop

    This exercise class is a follow-up to the Healthy Feet for Active Presentation on May 1. Learn how bad posture habits may contribute to your foot issues and get special postural exercises to improve your feet and your body alignment. As an additional bonus, you may even become more upright! Bring a yoga mat and a large bath towel. Exercises are done barefoot, socks are optional.
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    Healthy Feet for Active People: Restore Function & Maintain Happy Feet for a Lifetime

    Would you like to have and maintain healthy and functional feet? Be able to walk your 10K steps a day without hurting yourself? Explore the benefits of barefoot shoes and sandals and how to switch to healthier footwear safely? Especially in Spring, when we want to get our feet ready for summer sandals and all the new warm weather surfaces that we walk on. This presentation will explore where all the foot issues start and what you can do about it. You will learn how bad posture habits may contribute to your foot issues and understand how special postural exercises can improve your feet and body alignment. An exercise class will be offered the week after this presentation. A separate registration for this is required.
  • Improv!

    Improv is the form of acting where the performance is spontaneously performed resulting in a comedic outcome. Come join us for an evening of games and laughs as we explore this exciting and lighthearted work. The only requirement is a willingness to play and laugh!
  • Introduction to Honeybees and Beekeeping

    Bees perform approximately 80% of all pollination worldwide and bee colonies have declined precipitously over the last few years. Maintaining a backyard beehive can help increase our local bee population which in turn will foster community pollination and support our local food supplies. Come learn about the importance of honeybees, gain a general knowledge of honey bee biology, and how to care for honey bees throughout the year. Students will be taught how to recognize common honey bee ailments and pests, as well as the methods for treating them.
  • Jewelry Basics - Beaded Gemstone Bracelet

    This class includes all materials, step by step instructions, and use of tools. Each Student will select beads, and get step by step instructions on placement, design, and final layout. Students will be able to incorporate findings and small beads to stabilize the designs. No discounts.
  • Jewelry Making Open Studio

    This 10-week class is open to students who have completed a beginning jewelry class. Students will work independently to start or finish individual projects. There will be demonstrations each week geared towards students’ projects. No discounts.
  • Kitchen & Bath Remodel Workshop

    Have an idea for a kitchen or bath remodel but need some insight? Local kitchen and bath designer Mary Regan will help you workshop your ideas. She’ll review your plans ahead of time, then help figure out next steps from lighting and cabinet types to countertop materials. Mary will share her ideas from her years of experience designing kitchens and baths. Time will be allowed for questions about your specific kitchen or bath remodel project.
  • Lampwork Flower Necklace

    In this class you will learn to work with lampwork beads (how to wire them into a pendant) and basic bead stringing techniques. Students will choose beads and colors for their own creation.
  • Learn to Compost - Codman Community Farms

    Have you always wanted to compost but don’t know where to begin? If so, this class is for you! Join us at Codman Community Farms in Lincoln to learn all about composting - the benefits, how to begin the process and how to avoid common mistakes. This class will include a brief overview of our working farm and how we process waste - you’ll leave feeling a confident composter! Codman Community Farms is a non-profit organization - their mission is to operate a working farm that preserves Lincoln’s rural character, highlights the importance of local regenerative farming, features heritage breed and locally sourced food, and invites inclusive community involvement through educational opportunities and access to this unique historical property. For more information, visit, codmanfarm.org
  • Line Dance Mix

    Move, groove and be ready to have a FUN time with friends! Warm up with some of the best pop and dance classics, using easy moves to get loose on the dance floor. We’ll review all the “party” line dances you’ll need to be ready to jump in at the next wedding! Learn an Irish dance, a Greek dance, a barn dance, some country and more. Wear sneakers without too much tread and BRING WATER. Beginners welcome!
  • Long Term Care

    The high cost of long-term care can wipe out a family’s life savings in a short period of time. Unfortunately, many families are faced with this situation, finding themselves at the mercy of an under-funded government Medicaid system with limited choices. Recent legislative changes have created many questions surrounding planning techniques: How can I protect my home? What is the penalty for giving assets away? Are my assets protected if I put them in a trust? When is long-term care insurance worthwhile to consider? What if my loved one is already in a nursing home, can they still protect their assets? All of these questions and more will be clearly answered in this very important class. NO DISCOUNTS.
  • Long-term Care & Asset Protection

    The high cost of long-term care can wipe out a family’s life savings in a short period of time. Unfortunately, many families are faced with this situation, finding themselves at the mercy of an under-funded government Medicaid system with limited choices. Recent legislative changes have created many questions surrounding planning techniques: How can I protect my home? What is the penalty for giving assets away? Are my assets protected if I put them in a trust? When is long-term care insurance worthwhile to consider? What if my loved one is already in a nursing home, can they still protect their assets? All of these questions and more will be clearly answered in this very important class. NO DISCOUNTS.
  • Mah Jongg: Basic to Intermediate

    This class is meant to extend the knowledge of the game for Beginners who've learned how to play recently, or who've played before and remember the basics, and want to take their game up to the next level. In our 4 sessions together, you will learn techniques for picking hands throughout the game (during passing, early game, late game), playing defensively, switching hands, joker bait strategies, and how to score games, among other tips and tricks. Players will need to supply their own playing card, available here: https://www.nationalmahjonggleague.org/store.aspx#. *Your course confirmation will indicate which card to purchase.
  • Mah Jongg: Introduction - Learn to Play

    Mah Jongg is a tile-based game that was developed in the 19th century in China and has spread throughout the world. It is a fun game of strategy, quick thinking, and luck, relatively easy to learn, and rewarding to play for years to come. In our 4 sessions together, you will learn the tiles, the hands, the card, and the basics of how to deal, pass, and play the game. This course is geared towards teaching newcomers or those that need a refresher on the basics. Players will need to supply their own playing card, available here: https://www.nationalmahjonggleague.org/store.aspx#. *Your course confirmation will indicate which card to purchase.
  • Maple Sugaring & Tasting

    Learn about a locally grown product made in Maynard, Massachusetts. Come join us for an evening of observing how the delicious treat of maple syrup is made from the sap of local sugar maple trees. We will take you through the steps of sap collection and boiling down the sap into maple syrup; mother nature’s natural sweetener. You will see a short film that explains the maple process and hear how Maynard Maple operates and produces our maple syrup. We will offer information on how to tap your own trees and boil the sap into syrup. A maple tasting is included!
  • Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR)

    MBSR (Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction) is an 8-week course with a one-day retreat; the class includes guided mindfulness meditation and gentle movement, teacher-led discussion and inquiry; and home practices. No previous experience is required. MBSR is Jon Kabat-Zinn's curriculum (instructor trained at the center he founded at U Mass Medical School.) Participants learn to recognize habitual reactions to stresses in day-to-day living, and to explore alternate, compassionate responses to the challenging sensations, thoughts and feelings that arise under stress. MBSR has been shown to decrease depression and anxiety, improve immune function, and enhance well-being and vitality. Participants bring a yoga mat or blanket and a water bottle.
  • Monthly Fresh Flower Arrangement

    Make and take home a seasonal flower arrangement each month this spring. Arrangements can be given as a gift or enjoyed in your own home. All materials included. *SPECIAL: Sign up for all 5 and save $20! Must sign up for all 5 at the same time.
  • Monthly Fresh Flower Arrangement

    Make and take home a seasonal flower arrangement each month this spring. Arrangements can be given as a gift or enjoyed in your own home. All materials included. *SPECIAL: Sign up for all four and save $10! Must sign up for all four at the same time.
  • Pitfalls of Publishing

    Once your manuscript is finished, comes the next and often hardest step, getting your work published. This hour-long course with Leta Serafim will outline the various options available from writing query letters to agents and publishers to signing on with self-publishing companies like Ingram-Sparks. She will provide an overview of the industry today and give you her recommendations as to how best to negotiate this every changing field and avoid the expensive mistakes many first-time authors make.
  • Private Music Lessons - Fall

    Private music lessons enable participants to grow musically at an individual pace, study advanced techniques on their instruments and begin to express themselves through improvisation. Lessons are given in 8-week sessions in your choice of format: in-person or online. Lessons take place after school, weekday evenings or Saturday mornings. Before registering, please send us an email at adult.ed@lsrhs.net to determine the availability of the instructor. There is a $30 administrative fee per 8-week session. A portion of the administrative fee will be donated to LS Friends of Music. No Senior/Staff Discount. We offer private music lessons in: Cello, Clarinet, Drum set, Euphonium, Flute, Guitar, Marimba, Oboe, Percussion, Piano, Saxophone, Song Writing, String Bass, Trombone, Trumpet, Tuba, Viola, Violin, Voice. Instructor Bios available upon request. Don't see what you're looking for? Email us at adult.ed@lsrhs.net The Fall session begins the week of September 11th. The Winter session begins the week of December 11th. $46 per 30 minute lesson for 8 weeks plus $30 admin fee = $398 $61 per 45 minute lesson for 8 weeks plus $30 admin fee = $518 $81 per 60 minute lesson for 8 weeks plus $30 admin fee = $678 For LSRHS students, currently enrolled in a choral or instrumental ensemble, LS Friends of Music may be able to offer you financial assistance for private music lessons. Please see Mr. Grandprey to ask for financial assistance. Also, students currently enrolled at LSRHS may be able to take their private music lessons during their "free" block. Please email adult.ed@LSRHS.net to inquire if the instructor is available.