Showing posts with label classes. Show all posts
Showing posts with label classes. Show all posts

Tuesday, January 26, 2021

Some Dean College students back on campus for classes this semester

"It's the first day of the spring semester! 
Have a wonderful day, Bulldogs! 🐾💻📚 https://t.co/RaBaKtcoUz"


Some Dean College students back on campus for classes this semester
Some Dean College students back on campus for classes this semester

Tuesday, June 30, 2020

FSPA Offers Annual Broadway Boot Camp - July 22-24

The Franklin School for the Performing Arts (FSPA) will offer its annual Broadway Boot Camp this July for students Grades 8-12 with an additional option for Grades 1-7. This year’s special guest instructors will be Ben Bryant and Lonnie E. Davis Jr. The three-day Broadway Boot Camp (Grades 8-12) brings Broadway headliners to FSPA for song and dance master classes and coaching on individual performance skills. 

Broadway Boot Camp will run July 22-24. Classes will be socially distanced and will follow the FSPA Reopening Control Plan guidelines. There is a virtual option if students prefer to take the classes from home.

Ben Bryant currently serves as the Vocal Director for Royal Caribbean Cruises and appeared on Broadway in The King and I. Lonnie E. Davis Jr. has taught and choreographed for institutions and companies all over the country. Some include Master Teacher for PROJECT DANCE NYC/ATL; Ruth Mitchell Dance Theatre; Atlanta Ballet Centre for Dance Education; Georgia Dance Conservatory; Full Circle Dance Co., Ballet Dalton, Gainesville Ballet, Cobb County Center For Excellence in the Performing Arts; resident choreographer/company instructor for REFUGE Dance Co.; and the Georgia Governor Honors Program.
Ben Bryant and Lonnie E. Davis Jr
Ben Bryant and Lonnie E. Davis Jr

For students Grades 1-7, Broadway Boot Camp for Children will be offered July 17-22. The program will include two private coachings with Ali Funkhouser and Master Classes with the Broadway Boot Camp guests.

Families can view the FSPA Reopening Control Plan guidelines as well as FSPA’s Reopening Instructional video on their website www.FSPAonline.com. Call 508-528-8668 to register and get more information. FSPA is located at 38 Main Street in Franklin, MA. Follow FSPA on Facebook, Instagram (@FSPAonline), and Twitter (@FSPAonline).

Thursday, January 9, 2020

Winter/Spring Kids' Corner Classes Start Next Week

What a great way to spend an afternoon and have some creative fun! Students will paint and take home their own piece of art.
Thursday, February 20

Kids' Corner
Kids' Corner
Cut, chop, stir, and mix your way to a delicious dish. Students develop their skills: cutting, chopping, stirring, mixing, and teamwork! Each child works in partnership with another student to create a delicious dish. 
6 Wednesdays, starting January 15
Times vary by grade (Grades 4-5 Full) 

Students will explore drawing from observation, from memory, and from imagination in order to create unique artwork each week with a variety of drawing materials. 
6 Thursdays, starting January 16

Lively songs and playful games in these one-hour classes will be used to teach useful everyday phrases. 6 weeks starting:
Tuesday, January 14, 4:30 pm—French
Wednesday, January 15, 6:00 pm—Spanish



Friday, January 3, 2020

Still Time To Register - Exercise & Wellness Classes

Exercise & Wellness Classes
Winter / Spring
starting January 6
STILL TIME TO REGISTER


YOGA YOGA YOGA
Yoga, which has been around since the 15th century, helps to quiet the mind and improve health. Whether you are looking for Hatha Yoga, Vinyasa Yoga, Yoga for Anyone, or Teen Yoga for Girls, you can find it here on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, or Thursdays. Winter/spring prices vary by class.


TAI CHI
Tai Chi is an ancient martial arts practice that has its roots in health, well-being, and spirituality. The benefits of tai chi practice are numerous and life-changing.

  • Winter 7 weeks - $65/person
  • Spring 10 weeks - $90/person



ZUMBA MONDAY or WEDNESDAY
You don't have to know how to dance to Zumba! Zumba uses the principles of fitness interval training and resistance training to maximize caloric output, fat burning, and total body toning. Join the party-like atmosphere that is less intimidating and fun!

  • Winter 7 weeks - $65/person
  • Spring 10 weeks - $90/person


For more class options and additional details visit:
www.FranklinLifelongLearning.com

Still Time To Register - Exercise & Wellness Classes
Still Time To Register - Exercise & Wellness Classes

Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Kids' February Vacation Cooking Camp



For Students Grades in 4-7

DATES:
February 19-22, 2019

TIME:
9:00 am - 12:00 pm

During camp, students will:

  • Enhance their kitchen skills
  • Learn complex techniques like: searing, sauteing, folding & more!

A sample of what students will be cooking:

  • Breakfast for dinner: carrot cake pancakes and quiche
  • Comfort food: butter dinner rolls, Parmesan crusted chicken nuggets, apple pie cups
  • Cookies: healthy oatmeal fruit cookies, stain glass cookies, coconut macaroons
  • Snack attack: fresh pretzels, cheese-flavored crackers, granola parfaits
Lifelong Community Learning, 218 Oak St., Franklin, MA 02038
LCL@franklinps.net

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Thursday, January 10, 2019

Spring Registration Opens for Lifelong Community Learning Classes

Registration opens for spring classes at Lifelong Community Learning on January 11. Classes begin in February and continue through the spring months.

Participation is open to individuals, organizations and businesses alike in Franklin and the surrounding region towns. Classes include everything from child care education and intermediate digital photography to various food and wine offerings. 

For children, the Kids’ Corner program includes cooking, language, robotics, family paint night, and so much more!

New this spring are a daylong babysitting certification class with the American Red Cross and a lifeguard certification class conducted in partnership with the Hockomock Area YMCA in Franklin.

This spring, participants will also find as many exercise and sports programs as ever, including yoga, Zumba, and community walking. Badminton is back along with men’s basketball, intermediate and advanced volleyball classes rounding out the field.

For more information, go to www.FranklinLifelongLearning.com and click on Lifelong Community Learning. Or call Lifelong Community Learning at 508-613-1480.

ABOUT US: Lifelong Community Learning is a program of the Franklin Public Schools Lifelong Learning Institute, dedicated to providing diverse and enriched education and experiences for all area residents and children – a resource for all ages.

Thursday, November 15, 2018

Lifelong Community Learning: Winter Registration Opens December 1

Registration opens on December 1st for the 2019 winter session at Lifelong Community Learning. Beginning in January and February, winter courses will provide opportunities to exercise, dance, and paint. 

Sports offerings will include – badminton, basketball, and volleyball; or join our Football and Coffee class, just in time for the playoffs. You can also enjoy food demonstrations and tastings or explore the Italian language. 

We even have a class in digital photography as well as financial planning. It’s all here…so many opportunities and all reasonably priced.

And once again this winter we are pleased to announce new opportunities in our Kids’ Corner program … a place where fun and learning meet. This program is a unique collection of after-school activities for children with the goal of making learning fun. Classes are small, relaxed and designed to encourage children’s creativity. Children can explore art, cooking, science, yoga, and even knitting.

To see the complete listing of winter offerings and to register, visit us online at www.FranklinLifelongLearning.com and click on Lifelong Community Learning. You can also call Lifelong Community Learning at 508-613-1480 for more information.

Lifelong Community Learning is a program of the Franklin Public Schools Lifelong Learning Institute, dedicated to providing quality learning experiences for residents in the Town of Franklin and surrounding communities.


Lifelong Community Learning: Winter Registration Opens December 1
Lifelong Community Learning: Winter Registration Opens December 1

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Kids' Corner Cooking Classes Begin November 7

Kids' Cooking Classes
Kids' Cooking Classes
Kids' Cooking Classes

Starting November 7
Grades 1-8

6 Wednesdays
All classes $150, FHS
Kids' Corner Aprons Available for $11.99


In these 1 hour drop-off classes, students learn cooking techniques and teamwork!


use this link to go directly to Kids' Corner
https://reg.abcsignup.com/view/cal7a.aspx?ek=&ref=&aa=&sid1=&sid2=&as=79&wp=426&tz=&ms=&nav=&cc=&cat1=&cat2=&cat3=&aid=FPSLLI&rf=


Contact:

Brenda Reed, Director
Lifelong Community Learning
508-613-1480
LCL@franklinps.net

www.FranklinLifelongLearning.com

Kids' Corner Cooking Classes Begin Nov 7
Kids' Corner Cooking Classes Begin Nov 7

Tuesday, August 7, 2018

Summer Workshops at Developing Artists in Franklin

Session 5 - August 14th - 23rd 2018

A 2 Hr. Art Class (8 max) with individualized instruction, to help improve the artistic ability of anyone 8 yrs - adult. All art levels are welcome and encouraged. Free consult is available for all new students. The student can select the media: watercolor, acrylic, oil, colored pencil, pen or markers as well as the subject matter. I have photos for students to choose the one best suited to their personality. Classes are held in a home environment with air conditioning to keep everyone comfortable on those hot days. 

Calendar and Contracts are available on my website https://lisagbailey.com/developingartistsfranklin/ 

Sign the no obligation and no registration fee contract, then register for classes by email to info@lisagbailey.com

Include dates and times. Each class is $32 and does not include supplies. Only classes with 4 – 8 students will run. Pay only for classes that run. For more information call me at 508-553-9119.

Developing Artists Open Registration Begins

Drawing and painting classes

Art classes for students 8 yrs - adult of all abilities (8 max per group). New students get a free consultation to plan their personal needs and wants. Classes meet weekly thru the school year in a home setting. Students select from several mediums: colored pencil, watercolor, acrylic, oil and pen. Individualized instruction by Nationally awarded professional artist Lisa G Bailey. 

Classes are 1 and  1/2 hrs long and cost $24 per student. Supplies are not included. For more information call me at 508-553-9119 or visit my website https://lisagbailey.com/developingartistsfranklin

Labyrinth, my colorweave watercolor that won the first place ribbon
Labyrinth, my colorweave watercolor that won the first place ribbon

Thursday, August 2, 2018

Lifelong Community Learning Announces Fall Registration Open

Registration is now open for the fall semester at Lifelong Community Learning. Classes begin in early September. Participation is open to individuals, organizations and businesses alike in Franklin and the surrounding region towns.

This fall, participants can choose from a very interesting variety of options. Class categories include Art, Food and Wine, and Astronomy and Photography. 

Or join us for “Football We Hardly Know You”- a two-night interactive workshop where registrants can learn basic football terminology, rules, and penalties, just in time for the start of football season.

Our Kids’ Corner program, a place where fun and learning meet, has been expanded again and will include another Parent and Child Painting Night in mid-September.

Looking for a day-trip adventure? Lifelong Community Learning has it! There will be a Fall Foliage Day Trip to New Hampshire where you will have lunch at the lovely Woodbound Inn. 

If skiing is your adventure, you will have two opportunities for day trips – Okemo Mountain in Vermont or Bretton Woods in New Hampshire. All motor coach trips will begin and end at Franklin High School.

You won't want to miss our Public Safety / Personal Awareness classes offered in partnership with the Franklin Police and Fire Departments.

This fall you will also find more exercise and sports programs than ever including Yoga and Yoga For Anyone, Zumba, a Fitness Class for Active Agers, Country Line Dancing, and Community Walking. Badminton is back this fall along with two nights of Men’s Basketball. Intermediate and Advanced Volleyball classes round out the field.

Visit www.FranklinLifelongLearning.com for full course details and to register. You may also call Lifelong Community Learning at 508-613-1480 for more information.

Lifelong Community Learning is a program of the Franklin Public Schools Lifelong Learning Institute, dedicated to providing quality learning experiences for residents in the Town of Franklin and surrounding communities.
Lifelong Community Learning Announces Fall Registration Open
Lifelong Community Learning Announces Fall Registration Open

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Reminder: NO Lifelong Community Learning Classes Next Week



DON'T FORGET



There will be NO Lifelong Community Learning classes during the week 

of April 16 EXCEPT for Kids Vacation Cooking Camp.

Schools will be closed for April break.

Classes will resume during the week of April 23.










         See you then!
FPS- Lifelong Learning
Lifelong Community Learning
218 Oak Street
Franklin, Massachusetts 02038
(508) 613-1480



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Friday, March 30, 2018

Music for Young Children offers 2 New Sessions

Encore's program Music for Young Children is offering two new sessions - Sunbeams (ages 5 and 6) and a Sunshine (ages 3 and 4) session. Sunshine will be offered on Thursdays from 4 - 5, and Sunbeams on Thursdays from 5 - 6.

Music for Young Children is a classroom-based program for young students and their parents. Our classes will not only teach piano skills and how to read music, but also other very important elements such as sight-reading, composition and ensemble playing. The classes are one-hour long weekly classes, divided into three 12-week sessions per level.

For more information please contact us at 508-533-7700, encoremusicacademy1@gmail.com, or encoremusicacademy.net.


Music for Young Children offers 2 New Sessions
Music for Young Children offers 2 New Sessions


Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Franklin School for the Performing Arts Slates Summer Programs for Children and Teens

Franklin School for the Performing Arts (FSPA) announces a summer session of theater programs, ballet intensives, one-week camps, voice and instrumental lessons, and dance classes in ballet, jazz, tap and contemporary. The summer session runs from July 2 to August 24, with registration beginning March 5.

FSPA Summer Theater provides the opportunity for hands-on immersion in a Broadway Boot Camp, cabaret show, play or musical theater production, with enrollment for one to five weeks. The Cabaret week (July 23-27) focuses on repertoire choices, song interpretation and presentation, and concludes with a cabaret style revue at THE BLACK BOX theater in downtown Franklin. 

The three-day Broadway Boot Camp (July 30-August 1) brings Broadway headliners to FSPA for song and dance master classes and coaching on individual performance skills. A weeklong drama program (August 20-24) presents a straight play, while a two-week musical theater program (August 6-17) stages a major book musical at THE BLACK BOX.

Summer Programs For Children And Teens
 Summer Programs For
Children And Teens
Summer Ballet Intensives feature a final showing at THE BLACK BOX, along with extracurricular classes in Alexander Technique, nutrition and injury prevention. The four-week Intermediate/Advanced Intensive (July 2-26) and three-week Young Intensive (July 9-26) provide training in classical ballet technique, pre-pointe/pointe, modern, dance history, character dance and choreography.

Among FSPA weeklong performing arts camps: 

  • Broadway Camp (grades K-5, July 23-27 or August 20-24) teaches vocals, choreography and scene work, with a chance to showcase skills in a final ensemble performance. 
  • Acting Camp (grades K-4, July 9-13 and grades 5-7, July 30-August 3) explores character development and improvisation. 
  • Camp ProVoice (ages 7-9 and 10-13, July 9-13) focuses on individual performance skills with music from Broadway, movies and TV musicals, as well as pop and rock hits, culminating in a performance of solos, duets and small ensembles. 
  • Jazz and Tap Camp (grades 4-7, August 20-24) combines age- and level-appropriate dance with a creative summer experience. 
  • For young beginner dancers, Dance Discovery (ages 5-9, July 9-13) teaches basic dance vocabulary and positions, floor exercises and simple steps, with a focus on musicality and rhythm. 
  • Creative Kids Camp (ages 5-8, July 23-27 or August 20-24) engages campers with drama games, theater activities, singing, dancing and crafts. 
  • The youngest campers, ages 3-5, are invited to the summer Little Music School Experience (July 23-27) with FSPA’s Little Music School Director, Kim Rezendes.


For summer registration, call FSPA at (508) 528-8668. For further information, including a summer session brochure with full program descriptions, dates, faculty, and tuition, call or visit www.FSPAonline.com.

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

In the News: Lion's Heart begins year two, Franklin Art Center classes open for registration, Disabled American Veterans Mobile Service visits Franklin Elks

From the Milford Daily News, articles of interest for Franklin

"The second year for the Franklin chapter of Lion’s Heart - Teen Volunteers and Leaders will officially begin May 1. 
Open enrollment for the organization runs from Feb. 1 to Oct. 1. Teens are assigned to groups beginning April 1. 
In their first year, 32 members logged over 1,200 hours of service in and around Franklin. 
For information: lionsheartservice.org; Allison Bernhardt at allison.bernhardt@lionsheartservice.org."
Continue reading the article online (subscription may be required)
http://www.milforddailynews.com/news/20160411/franklin-lions-heart-to-begin-2nd-year

Lion's Heart
Lion's Heart


The Franklin Art Center is now enrolling for April vacation and spring art classes, available to students in kindergarten and older, adults included.

Continue reading the article online (subscription may be required)
http://www.milforddailynews.com/news/20160411/franklin-art-center-now-enrolling-for-spring-art-classes



The Disabled American Veterans Mobile Service Office will be at the Franklin Elk’s Lodge, 1077 Pond St., from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 20 to assist veterans who have questions regarding their benefits and/or need help with claims.

Continue reading the article online (subscription may be required)
http://www.milforddailynews.com/news/20160412/disabled-american-veterans-mobile-service-office-to-visit-franklin-elks-lodge

Thursday, March 10, 2016

Kids Cooking Classes - Super Suppers - Register Now









Wednesdays

March 23
to
May 4

6:00 PM
to
6:45 PM  


 REGISTER  


Location


Franklin High School

KIDS COOKING CLASS

Six Fun-Filled Sessions
with Sandhya Jain


 Super Suppers:  Grades 5 - 8
Each class will be approximately 45 minutes long.  Students will learn measuring math, mixing, and basic food science and will work directly with the chef instructor.

The instructor will demonstrate basic knife skills and discuss safety rules for the kitchen. It's a great opportunity for young minds to expand their palate by cooking a wide range of food.

Each week students will prepare
one of the following:
Menu:Wheat Pizza, Chicken nuggets, Gourmet Macaroni and Cheese, Pesto Pasta, Chocolate Mousse, Roasted Garlicky Salad with Honey Mustard dressing.

  Fee:
$120 plus $18 fee for ingredients  


 About the Instructor 
Sandhya Jain, owner of Sandhya's Kitchen and currently appearing on Franklin TV cable television, shares her passion for making cooking easy, effortless, healthy, and delicious. Says Jain, "Cooking has been my passion for over 20 years." 




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