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Prepare & Aware Day

Evans Government Center 650-B Ronald Reagan Drive Evans, GA
Family preparedness for emergencies large and small, free to the public!

Be smart, take part, prepare.

706-868-3303


The Area Agency on Aging

Augusta
The Area Agency on Aging will conduct five 30 minute educational classes on an over view of services that are available for those who are caregivers, the aging and for those with disabilities in Georgia. If you need assistance with anything from personal care and meals to subsidized rental housing, this class is your one stop shop for all information.

1833 Broad Street


Medicare & You: Meet with a Medicare Specialist

Augusta
Medicare & You is a free service to seniors. It helps beneficiaries identify and understand Medicare programs and plans including Medicare Supplemental Insurance, Prescription Drug Coverage, Medicare Advantage Plans, long term insurance and other private and public health insurance options.

1833 Broad Street


Powerful Tools for Caregivers

Augusta 1833 Broad Street
A six week class designed to empower caregivers and reduce burnout. Call the Area Agency on Aging at (706) 650-5664 to register for this class.

1833 Broad Street


Intermediate (Google Apps) Senior Computer Classes

Augusta
All classes require registration and are offered to members and nonmembers at no charge (FREE). This class requires some familiarity with computers (search engines, email,documents, spreadsheets, calendars, drive, etc. Please call The Salvation Army Kroc Center Welcome Desk ( 706) 922-8374. Ages 62+.

1833 Broad Street


GED Classes

Augusta
The GED is an ongoing program. Classes meet 2 days a week from 9:00AM till 12:00PM. The class is free, but there is a charge for taking the GED exit exam. Call (706) 771-4131 for details on the registration process and how to begin your GED class! Ages 18+.

1833 Broad Street


Beginning Senior Computer Classes

Augusta
All classes require registration and are offered to members and nonmembers at no charge (FREE). This class introduces basic computer skills. Please call The Salvation Army Kroc Center Welcome Desk (706) 922-8374 to register or online salvationarmyaugusta.org


1833 Broad Street


CNVAMC Toastmasters Meeting

Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center (Uptown Division) 3rd Floor 3B 125
It's a "Johnny Appleseed Day"... Join us for our "apple" pot-luck meeting. Have FUN while learning how to control the manifestations of fear and anxiety to become a more confident speaker!

Joselyn Merriweather
706 836 5500



Spanish Homebuyer Education Class

Ministerio Nueva Vida, 1755 Gordon Highway, Augusta, GA 30904
A Spanish Homebuyer Education Class will be held September 19th from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at Ministerio Nueva Vida – 1755 Gordon Highway in Augusta. Attendees will receive a certificate of completion valid for down payment assistance. The class is free, with lunch provided. To pre-register call 706-925-2005. Sponsors include: CSRA EOA, Inc., Fifth Third Bank, and 1st East Central Georgia Partners in Homeownership.

For more information, call Christel Jiles at (706) 922-8353. To register for the class, call (706) 925-2005.


Nature Printing on Fabric

Phinizy Swamp Nature Park
$40 Members / $50 Nonmembers.
Join Master Nature Printer and teacher John Doughty at Phinizy Swamp Nature Park for this one day class on the nature printing of plants. The process is easy and fun, and no prior experience is needed. The art is already in the plants! All materials are provided. (This includes cloth and a tote bag. Participants can also print their own tee shirt if they desire.) Old clothes or an apron is suggested as the inks are permanent. Please bring a sack lunch with you. There will be a half hour break for lunch. Actual nature prints depicted.

Register online below or by calling 706-396-1427.


706-396-1427; Melody Taylor


General Nature Photography Class

Phinizy Swamp Nature Park Augusta, GA
$5 Members / $10 Nonmembers
Overview
See Phinizy Swamp Nature Park in a brand new way after this workshop on basic nature photography by Ed Belinski (see bio below), covering the use of digital cameras. The workshop will discuss camera techniques for the three genres of nature photography: scenic, wildlife, and close-ups (flowers and insects). Bring any photography equipment you already have and wear comfortable walking shoes.
Where
The morning’s activities will begin in the Education Building Classroom. (This is the last door of the building on the left-hand side. Find full directions here.)
What to Wear
•Weather-appropriate clothing
•Old shoes (It may get muddy.)
•Water
Avoid wearing scents, such as perfume, hairspray, lotion, etc.
What to Expect
Guests will begin the morning with an interactive presentation on nature photography and how to capture nature scenes with their digital cameras. Following the presentation a guided walk along the Park’s boardwalk will give participants picture-taking opportunities along with a chance to practice their new skills. Restrooms are available. Class limit is 15.

In case of heavy rain or thunderstorms, the event will be cancelled. If cancelled, you can transfer the registration fee to a future tour, donate the fee to Phinizy Center, or receive a refund.


Melody Taylor; 706-396-1427


Nature Printing on Paper

Phinizy Swamp Nature Park Augusta, GA
$40 Members / $50 Nonmembers.Join master Nature Printer and teacher John Doughty at Phinizy Swamp Nature Park for this one day class on the nature printing of plants. The process is easy and fun, and no prior experience is needed. The art is already in the plants! All materials are provided. Old clothes or an apron is suggested as the inks are permanent. Please bring a sack lunch with you. There will be a half hour break for lunch. Actual nature prints depicted.Register online below or by calling 706-396-1427.

Melody Taylor; 706-396-1427


General Nature Photography Workshop

Phinizy Swamp Nature Park, Augusta, GA
$5 Members / $10 Nonmembers
Overview
See Phinizy Swamp Nature Park in a brand new way after this workshop on basic nature photography by Ed Belinski (see bio below), covering the use of digital cameras. The workshop will discuss camera techniques for the three genres of nature photography: scenic, wildlife, and close-ups (flowers and insects). Bring any photography equipment you already have and wear comfortable walking shoes.
Where
The morning’s activities will begin in the Education Building Classroom. (This is the last door of the building on the left-hand side. Find full directions here.)
What to Wear
• Weather-appropriate clothing
• Old shoes (It may get muddy.)
• Water
Avoid wearing scents, such as perfume, hairspray, lotion, etc.
What to Expect
Guests will begin the morning with an interactive presentation on nature photography and how to capture nature scenes with their digital cameras. Following the presentation a guided walk along the Park’s boardwalk will give participants picture-taking opportunities along with a chance to practice their new skills. Restrooms are available. Class limit is 15.
In case of heavy rain or thunderstorms, the event will be cancelled. If cancelled, you can transfer the registration fee to a future tour, donate the fee to Phinizy Center, or receive a refund.
Class size is limited – register online below!


Melody Taylor, 706-396-1427


ADULT SPANISH CLASSES

Evans Christian Academy
Adult Spanish Classes - Two 6wk sessions $120 each session
$10 Registration

Freida Lachman
706 364-3565