Newtown Continuing Education Classes Available

Newtown Continuing Education announced it has limited openings available in the following classes. Contact Newtown Continuing Education at 203-426-1787 for further information or to express interest in a program.

Further information is also available at www.newtowncontinuinged.org.

Clutter Therapy: Living an Organized Life — Professional Organizer Karen Pierce is offering a one-night session to help participants get started on the path to organization. The course is ideal for those who feel they are living under clutter or for those who have always wanted to be more organized. The class will be offered on Tuesday, October 22, from 7:30 pm until 9 pm, for a fee of $29.

Living Better, Living Longer Helping Women Secure Their Financial Futures — With long life expectancies comes the need to save for that longer life. The workshop “Living Better, Living Longer — Helping Women Secure Their Financial Futures” will offer ten strategies to help secure a financial future. The one-sesssion course will be offered on Tuesday, October 8, from 7 pm until 9 pm, for $29.

Calling All Women — Jean Leonard will offer a one-session class on Thursday, October 15, from 7 pm until 9 pm, for $29, to help women feel financial empowerment for financial decisionmaking. Attendees will learn how to organize and evaluate life needs, not just monetary needs.

Beautiful Bellies Belly Dance Fitness — The basics of Middle Eastern belly dancing will be taught over six classes on Tuesdays, starting on October 22, at 6:30 pm until 7:30 pm, for a $59 fee. Attendees will learn to strengthen their core and sculpt their trunk, arms, and legs.

Beginner Sewing — A six-lesson Beginner Sewing course to be offered on Wednesdays, starting October 9, from 6:30 pm until 8:30 pm, for $109, will teach attendees how to use sewing machines, thread, and gauge tension.

Creative Jewelry — A class on making and designing jewelry will be offered on three Wednesdays, with the October 9 course focusing on earrings, the October 16 course focusing on bracelets, and the October 23 session focusing on necklaces. The fee for each of the three session is $29. Classgoers will choose from a wide variety of beads, including glass, crystals, clay, pearls, acrylic, wood, and metal, and everything else to make one-of-a-kind jewelry.

Zumba — Zumba is a Latin-based fitness program for all levels. The course will be offered over six classes on Mondays, starting October 21, from 5:30 pm until 6:30 pm, for a $59 fee.

Introduction To Public Speaking — The Bethel Toastmasters is running a four-week introduction to public speaking. These sessions will be learn-by-doing workshops. Increase self-confidence, become a better speaker, become a better leader, and communicate more effectively. The four-session class will be offered on Thursdays, starting October 10, from 7 pm until 8:30, pm for a $19 fee.

IThings — The “iThings” two-class course will offer iPad, iPod, or iPhone owners a chance to make better use of their devices. The course will be offered on Wednesdays, starting on October 23, from 6:30 until 8 pm, for a $79 fee.

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