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    Backyard Birdsong Identification

    Have you ever wondered if that “tweet” is from a cardinal or a chickadee? Join this two-night class to learn the language spoken by our feathered friends. Our birding expert, Michele Grzenda, will start with a few basic bird songs as a reference, then add to your repertoire with repetition and practice. You’ll learn the types of sound birds make and why they make them, and explore common bird songs heard in MA. Each class will focus on approximately 10-15 different birds.
  • Badminton

    Badminton is the most popular and fastest racquet sport! It’s a fast, fun and social game that can be played and enjoyed by people of all ages. If you have never played badminton before, you will quickly learn the basics and join other experienced players in 12 weeks of exciting games! If you are looking for a great way to have fun while getting in shape, this is the place to be! Bring your racquet and we will provide the birdies.
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    Beyond Backyard Bird Song - Who's Singing in the Forest/Wetlands and Meadows?

    Forest: Michele Grzenda will familiarize us with 15 species common in our forests. Learn to differentiate 3 types of thrushes. Find out which owl hoots “who’s awake, me too! Warblers, Vireos, and many other species will also be discussed. Note: This will be an interactive Zoom class. Have a notebook, pen, and a bird book (optional) handy. Wetlands and Meadows: Michele Grzenda will familiarize us with 15 species common in our wetlands and field habitats. Ever wonder who’s warbling behind the cat-tails? Come to this class to learn several species of warblers, sparrows, blackbirds, and more. Note: This will be an interactive Zoom class. Have a notebook, pen, and a bird book (optional) handy
  • Cell Phones & Parenting: What You Need to Know

    When your child has a smartphone there are key things you should know in order to keep them safe and secure. Understand recommended safety settings on popular social media apps, parental apps for your child’s smartphone and more! We simplify this complicated technology so that you and your child can use the phone safely without worry.
  • Charcuterie Tray Workshop: Creating a Colorful & Delicious Display

    Learn how to create a beautiful charcuterie tray that is perfect for any occasion! During this one-night, interactive class we will go over how to select and beautifully present the perfect combination of cheese, meat, and other flavor complements such as fruit, spreads, nuts, crackers, and dried fruit. You will watch a presentation and then make your own unique small tray (4-6 person) by practicing and selecting from different charcuterie food stations. $40 additional fee to be paid to Adrienne at the class includes all food along with a disposable tray for easy transportation home. Come join the fun and bring a friend! No discounts.
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    Classic Consignments - Jewelry Appraisal and Discovery

    Downsizing or curious about your treasures? Get an appraisal of a piece or two of your jewelry or a sterling silver item. Helene and David from Classic Consignments will identify if it's gold or gold-filled, costume or real, vermeil or sterling. Since 1997, Classic Consignments has been in Sudbury assisting clients in marketing items they no longer want or need. They help consignors sell their quality pre-owned antique or contemporary furnishings and accessories. Classic Consignments specialize in glass, china, and jewelry.
  • Cold-Process Soap - Two Part Class

    Calling all Soapers!! Make your own cold-process soap. This is a "hands-on” class. You will learn the basics about cold process soapmaking. Each participant will choose from a variety of scents and additives (all natural) to create a high-quality, long-lasting soap. This class will provide you with all the knowledge and skills needed to craft your own soap. DAY 1: 6:30-8:00; DAY 2: 6:30-6:45 On Day 1 you will make your soap with your choice of scents (Lavender, Lavender Peppermint, Peppermint, Tea Tree, citrus or no scent) and your choice of additives (GF oatmeal, red clay, coffee grounds=kitchen soap or no additive). On Day 2, you will unmold your soap and cut it into bars. All materials and worksheets will be provided. Please do not wear your best clothing. An apron and/or an old shirt will be the best option. Please let the instructor know if you have any skin allergies or allergies to essential oils. Women in their first trimester of pregnancy should not take this class. Handmade soaps are an excellent gift or an awesome gift to yourself!
  • College-Bound Athlete Admission Process

    This class will explore the athletic recruitment process for student-athletes hoping to play their sport in college. We’ll discuss NCAA divisions and guidelines and, though variable by sport, the general timeline from outreach to commitment. We’ll also discuss Do’s and Don’ts, and dispel common myths of athletic recruiting. Bring your questions! Open to high school students and parents.
  • Conversational French for Travelers

    This 6-week online course will present some basic and easy French to prepare you to hold conversations, and to handle common challenges while traveling. Students will learn vocabulary, phrasing and pronunciation to help you while conversing, and with your experiences at restaurants, hotels, museums, directions, and negotiating money. This is an intensive program geared to those who have never studied French. Please purchase the following book for the first class: French:Barron's Complete French Grammar Review (second edition): ISBN# 9780764134456 (can be purchased on Amazon or elsewhere).
  • Conversational Spanish for Travelers

    This 6-week online course will present some basic and easy Spanish to prepare you to hold conversations, and to handle common challenges while traveling. Students will learn vocabulary, phrasing and pronunciation to help you while conversing, and with your experiences at restaurants, hotels, museums, directions, and negotiating money. This is an intensive program geared to those who have never studied Spanish. Please purchase the following book for the first class: Spanish: Barron's Complete Spanish Grammar Review (second edition): ISBN# 9781438006864 (can be purchased on Amazon or elsewhere)
  • Creative Writing

    Do you have a story to tell? Join prize winning author, Leta Serafim, and start writing compelling fiction today. This class will be taught in a workshop format, utilizing timed prompts and other techniques; and each of the four sessions will explore a different aspect of effective storytelling, everything from developing a memorable plot-line to creating unforgettable characters. The genres covered will depend on what students are interested in.
  • Dance: Cha-Cha and Rhumba

    Come join in on the fun this fall and winter and dance the night away! In this 6-week course, couples will learn the dances’ style, technique and footwork. Enjoy the fun and easy setting, while listening to great music. Whether you have danced before or are just a beginner – you will LOVE this workshop! Price is PER COUPLE.
  • Dance: Waltz and Swing

    Come learn the beautiful steps of Waltz and the lively steps of Swing in a relaxed and fun setting. Partners Strongly Suggested. Price is PER COUPLE.
  • Demystifying Social Security

    Deciding how and when to claim Social Security is one of the most critical financial decisions a person will make in his or her lifetime. By not understanding the many complex rules surrounding Social Security, you could leave thousands of dollars on the table. In this class, you will learn when you should file for Social Security benefits? What are the advantages and disadvantages of filing at age 62 or deferring to age 70? How does the November 2015 change in the rules affect me? How can I make sure I am taking advantage of available spousal, survivor or divorced benefits? How much of my Social Security will be subject to income tax? What potential changes are in store for Social Security and how might they affect my claiming decision? These questions and many more will be answered in this very important class. No Senior/Staff Discount.
  • Donation

    We appreciate your donation in any amount. The mission of the Lincoln-Sudbury Adult & Community Education program is to provide a variety of quality courses that educate, enrich, enhance and inspire our community to meet their personal and professional goals. Our non-profit, self-supporting program promotes the greater community to residents in Lincoln, Sudbury, Wayland, Maynard and beyond. We develop, plan, and implement programs in a wide range of subject areas; academic courses, career skills, creative arts, home improvement, adult health and exercise programs, and children's enrichment. We partner and collaborate with other non-profit community groups. If you would like to make a tax-deductible donation, select the denomination of your choice in the drop-down menu to the right. You will receive an email confirmation upon completion of the donation. For more information or if you have questions please contact us at adult.ed@lsrhs.net or 978-443-9961 x3326. Thank you. Tax ID #04-6006428
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    Early Morning Bird Exploration

    Join Luke Faust, Member of the Sudbury Conservation Commission, for an early morning walk at Davis Farm and Field in Sudbury to discover the birds that frequent the varied habitats contained within these conservation areas. With a mix of meadows, wetlands, and forests, Davis Farm and Field is home to an inordinate number of avian species. Learn various field identification techniques to identify these species by sight as well as sound. All levels and experience welcome. Bring binoculars. Ample parking is available at Davis Field, 195 North Road, Sudbury.
  • Ease into Social Media

    Do you want to gain a better understanding on exactly what social media is all about? This class will go over step by-step basics for Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, Twitter and YouTube. Common questions and insights on social media will be reviewed so that you're up to date on the latest buzz words and topics. Come and learn to share, search and connect and leave social media savvy as ever! No prior experience required. Please Note that the class recording will be sent to all registered students so that they do not have to attend at the exact designated time. Follow-up support is also included from the instructor and students are encouraged to reach out with questions at any time before or after the class has concluded.
  • Fairhaven History & Hike

    This course meets three times; two for Zoom slide lectures on May 8 and May 15, followed by an optional hike on May 18 (May 19 rain date). The first week will introduce the geography of the Fairhaven area, partly in Concord and partly in Lincoln, along the east side of the Sudbury River. Participants will learn about its literary associations, centering on Thoreau, illustrated with maps and photos from Herbert W. Gleason and others. The second week will pick up chronologically from there, with the histories of Fairhaven House and the Robinson sisters; Burnham, the estate of Charles Francis Adams, Jr., and the Bauhaus structures, still in place, designed by architect Quincy Adams. Incorporated throughout will be the ecology of the area, especially the mammals that use this habitat today, illustrated with photos and videos. The third meeting will be an optional round trip hike to Fairhaven Cliff.
  • Family Fishing Clinic

    Have you ever wanted to learn how to fish? Now’s your chance, let the MassWildlife Angler Education Program be your guide. We’ll have equipment on hand for use, as well as terminal tackle, and live bait. You’ll learn the basics, from casting out to baiting up, and the best part - you’ll actually be able to fish. So come try your hand at this great pastime, guaranteed to catch some fun! Pre-registration is required. Please note: This is NOT a kid’s program. It is a program for people of all ages that want to learn how to fish. If you are 15 and younger you must be accompanied by an adult. Please complete ONE (1) registration per family (up to 5 people).
  • First Aid, CPR & AED

    This American Safety and Health Institute (ASHI) course covers CPR, AED, First Aid, Medical/Injury Emergencies, Allergies, Epipens and Asthma. Participants receive 2-year ASHI certification in Pediatric First Aid and Adult and Pediatric CPR and AED use. This class is suitable for day-care providers, grandparents, coaches, scout leaders and parents. Ages 12 and up. No discounts.
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    Flower Arranging for a Cause

    Join Sudbury Garden Club Co-President Jo Ann Forester and other SGC members to try your hand at flower arranging with a twist... Make a creative arrangement for yourself and a few for neighbors in need! Brighten the day of some of Sudbury's senior citizens with these colorful arrangements. Learn elements of floral design as well as how to care for an arrangement to achieve long-lasting freshness. Come as you are, bring some clippers or scissors, and leave with a small floral design to brighten your home and a happy heart knowing you have made several arrangements to be delivered in town by the Sudbury Garden Club in partnership with Meals on Wheels. Participants may be entered to win a free plant from the SGC spring sale. No discounts.
  • Fused Glass Workshop: Family Glass Fusing

    In this 2-hour workshop you will learn the basics of glass fusing while having fun playing with glass shapes, colors and textures. First, through a series of fun exercises, you will learn how to use glass powders, and frits, stringers, and copper. Then, you’ll design and create a low relief tack fused tile, then a small dish. Kids will have the option to create a fused night light instead of a plate. Your instructor will fire your creations in his own kiln. They will be available at the Lincoln Sudbury within two weeks. The class is designed for adults accompanied by a child, 8 and up. Registration is for a pair (1 adult/1 child) but parents can register additional children. Safety note: Students must wear closed toe shoes. Safety glasses will be provided. Check out Michel's website: (michellhuillierglass.com)