Abington Adult School
P.O. Box 45
Abington, PA 19001
Adult Evening Education
Montgomery County
Pennsylvania

 

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Essential Oils and DIY Workshop - NEW!
10/12 Thursday
 

Senior High / Room 125
7:00-8:30 PM

1 Night
Fee $35.00
  Why is everyone talking about essential oils? Pure essential oils are revolutionizing the way families manage their health! From digestive issues, respiratory support and muscle & joint pain to restful sleep, head tension and much more, you will learn about the most commonly used and versatile oils for the family medicine cabinet and how to use them to naturally support your health and wellness throughout the year! Plus, you will also make your own roller-ball of an essential oil blend to start using at home right away! Material Fee: $5.00 due with registration.
 

Instructor: Candice Shires

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Managing Emotions with Essential Oils - NEW!
11/2 Thursday
 

Senior High / Room 125
7:00-8:30 PM

1 Night
Fee $35.00
  Would you like to feel happier, connected and empowered? Discover the power of essential oils to elevate your emotional wellness! You will learn how to use essential oils to help balance and brighten your changing moods and about the most commonly used essential oils for targeting emotional health benefits. Just a few drops of these naturally complex, fragrant blends can elicit profound emotional responses to help you let go of burdens, find comfort and encouragement, or inspire you to dream with passion again. Plus, make your own roller-ball of an essential oil blend to take home! Material Fee: $5.00 due with registration.
 

Instructor: Candice Shires

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Do You Remember? The Truth About Memoir - NEW!
9/25 Mondays
 

Senior High / Room 157
7:00-9:0 PM

10 Weeks
Fee $55.00
  This workshop introduces writers to the subtle nuances of documenting prolific memories into a tangible work via collaboration, discussion, and practice. Writers will learn how to impart their “reality” and create parameters of what/what not to include, understand the overall value of truth and authentic details, and investigate publishing/writing query letters. Must have a notebook and pen from day one. Material fee: $10.00 due with registration.
 

Instructor: Felicia Maisey

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Methods of Meditation
10/17 Tuesday
 

Senior High / Room S-103
7:00-8:30 PM

6 Weeks
Fee $50.00
  Effective meditation depends on choosing, from many different methods, the technique and intensity of practice that is right for you. Explore the various ways in which a meditation practice can be personalized. Is your goal spiritual growth or stress reduction? If you need external aides, do you favor audio or visual input? Learn about and experience mantra, visualization, breathing, and basic movement methods, and engage in introspection to determine how you can best maintain a practice. Note: bring a notebook and cushion to class. www.davidlowmsphd.com
 

Instructor: DAVID B. LOW, M.S., PhD

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How to Manage Dizziness and Balance as You Age 10/5 Thursday
 

Senior High - Room 157
7:00-9:00 PM

1 Night
Fee $20.00
 

Falls are epidemic in the elderly population. They are a leading cause of death and loss of independence. With proper education and screenings they can be minimized. Additionally, Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV) is the most common form of vertigo, and is also very prevalent in the elderly population. BPPV increases the risk of falls but is easy to treat in 1 – 3 sessions with a 95% success rate. Take the time to invest in your health and balance!

 

Instructor: MARGARET FITZPATRICK, PT, OCS, President of Willow Grove & Hatboro Physical Therapy

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Practical Interior Design 9/25 Monday
 

Senior High - Room 156
7:00-9:00 PM

4 Weeks
Fee $35.00
 

Interior design for everyday living; each class will cover a different aspect of design and will help anyone (including those who are physically challenged) apply the principles of design in their everyday living to enhance their surroundings. There will be special emphasis on kitchen and bath design. All written materials will be supplied, but students should bring a tape measure, notebook and pencils.

 

Instructor: BONNIE MACDONALD

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Diane Handy Ma'am 9/26 Tuesday
 

Senior High / Rm 125
7:00-9:00 PM

6 Weeks
Fee $55.00
 

Learn from a professional Handy Ma’am how to hang pictures, how to fix holes in walls, how to caulk, some basic plumbing and electrical, and the painting tricks of the pros. We will cover the materials, techniques and tools that will give you the confidence to do your own projects around the house. And prepare to have fun along the way!

 

Instructor: DIANE R. GROW

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58
The Basics of Wall and Floor Tile Installation

11/14 TUesday

 

Senior High / Room 125
7:00-9:00 PM

3 Weeks
Fee $40.00
 

Learn to lay tile in your home. You will learn about pre-planning and tools, prepping surface and layout, cutting and laying tile and finally, grouting and sealing. This will be a hands on workshop. Prepare to be entertained as well!

 

Instructor: DIANE R. GROW & GARY FOX, Contractor

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Boating Skills/Seamanship and Personal Watercraft 9/25 Monday
 

Senior High / Rm 117
7:30-9:30 PM

7 Weeks
Fee $30.00
 

Get your STATE REQUIRED BOATING Safety Certification. Learn boat handling, up to date legal requirements, rules of the 'road', etc. Personal watercraft covered to meet current safety laws. US Coast Guard Auxiliary Certificates & PA State Certification application will be available upon successful completion of final exam. All boaters welcome: Power, Sail, Fishers and Hunters.
Please bring $50 material fee due 1st night of class with check made payable to: "U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary 17-2"

 

Instructor: U.S. COAST GUARD AUXILIARY

 

 

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