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Free Basic Concepts of Chemistry Course

Paine College, Augusta, GA
Paine College celebrates the 10th anniversary of this popular summer chemistry course, which covers the basic concepts of Chemistry through instruction and demonstration. For the past 10 years, Assistant Professor of Chemistry, Physics & Environmental Sciences, Sardar Yousufzai, has dedicated his summer to helping students in the CSRA be better prepared and excel in middle and secondary chemistry classes. The class will be held on the Paine College Campus in Haygood-Holsey, Rm 220. The course is open to all students in the CSRA. Register here: http://bit.ly/PaineChemistry

Schedule:
Middle School Students - Monday & Wednesday | 10am - 11am
High School students - Tuesdays & Thursdays | 10am - 11am

For more information, contact Sardar Yousufzai, Assistant Professor of Chemistry, Physics & Environmental Sciences, at syousufzai@paine.edu or (706) 821-8261.
June 1 - July 11, 2016 from 10 am - 11 am

Sardar Yousufzai, Assistant Professor of Chemistry, Physics & Environmental Sciences, at syousufzai@paine.edu or (706) 821-8261


Saturday Chef - Cupcakes

Helms College, 3145 Washington Road, Augusta, GA 30907
It’s all about the cupcake in this class taught by Helms College Chefs. Learn how to prepare different flavors and simple decorating techniques that will have you looking like a professional. This is a great opportunity to bring your child and spend a Saturday having some fun doing something different. Participants will go home with a dozen of their self-prepared delights to share. Call 706-651-9707 to sign-up today or visit our website, www.helmscontinuingeducation.com.
July 23, 2016, 10am-12:30pm

Christie Black, 706-651-9707, SaturdayChef@helms.edu


Basic Dog Training

Odell Weeks 1700 Whiskey Road Aiken, SC 29803
Wish your dog’s manners were a little more polished? Dogs five months and older will learn the basic commands of come, sit, down, stay, wait, stand, etc. Topics will include basic care of dogs and what to expect as training progresses. Optional enrollment in 7th week for just $5 will give your dog the chance to become an AKC-certified Canine Good Citizen. Dogs must be current on rabies vaccination and registered with City of Aiken if residing within city limits.
Wednesdays, June 22 – July 27, 6:00 – 7:00 p.m.--Weeks Center, Rooms 1 & 2
$80 Residents and Members; $105 Non-Residents


bcampbell@cityofaikensc.gov
803-642-7631



Puppy Class

Odell Weeks 1700 Whiskey Road Aiken, SC 29803
Your puppy will be a S.T.A.R. with this six- week course designed for dogs 10 – 20 weeks of age. Puppies will learn a variety of skills and commands, and will take the S.T.A.R. Puppy Test at the end of the course. Puppies must have record of 2 sets of shots.
Wednesdays, June 22 – July 27, 7:00 - 8:00 p.m. Weeks Center,
Rooms 1 & 2
$80 Residents and Members; $105 Non-Residents


bcampbell@cityofaikensc.gov
803-642-7631



Walton Options for Independent Living - Interviewing Skills, Session VII

948 Walton Way Augusta GA 30901
Interviewing Skills, Session VII
Consumers will learn about the proper interview techniques and some of the common mistakes that happen in interviews. Understanding the importance of appropriate attire for interviews, learn what employers are wanting in prospects, the importance of proper body etiquette in interviews, decision regarding disability disclosure, the concept of salary negotiation and compensation and the procedures for follow-up. Participants will be able to participate in mock interviews.
May 23-26th 2016, 10:00am-12:30pm

Advocacy Dept. at Walton Options for Independent Living, 706-724-6262


Walton Options for Independent Living - Mock Interviews, Session VIII

948 Walton Way Augusta GA 30901
Mock Interviews, Session VIII
Monday - Thursday, May 30 - June 2, 2016, 10:00am - 12:30pm (Open for Individual Mock-Interview Scheduling). Following the last week, there will be a GPS Graduation Day that is to be determined (the Week of June 6, 2016). GPS certificates of completion will be distributed to participants that satisfactorily complete the 8-week Preparedness Training.


Advocacy Dept. at Walton Options for Independent Living, 706-724-6262


Walton Options for Independent Living - Identity Theft

948 Walton Way Augusta GA,30901
Identity Theft, May 26, 2016
The goal of this class is to educate consumers on how to protect their identity. This class will teach consumers techniques and strategies to avoid identity thief, as well as teach consumers the warning signs to look for to avoid being a target of identity thief. Consumers will also learn the legal actions to take if identity thief does occur.


Advocacy Dept. at Walton Options for Independent Living, 706-724-6262, advocacy@waltonoptions.org



Walton Options for Independent Living - Community Resources

948 Walton Way Augusta GA 30901
Community Resources, June 2, 2016
The goal of this class is to educate consumers about the different resources out in the community that can be utilized for services. This class will educate consumers about community resources such as Housing, Shelters, Health Care facilities, Transportation, Employment Resources, Food Resources, Clothing Resources, Child Care Resources, Financial/ Utility Assistance Resources, as well as other resources.

As a non-profit organization, Walton Options is a Center for Independent Living (CIL) providing non-residential independent living related services to people of all ages with all types of disabilities. Our core services of Advocacy, Information & Referral, Life Skills Training, Peer Support and Transition Services benefit the entire CSRA in both Georgia and South Carolina. Additional information on the programs with work with can be found on www.waltonoptions.org.


Advocacy Dept. at Walton Options for Independent Living, 706-724-6262, advocacy@waltonoptions.org



Saturday Chef - Week Night Dinners

Helms College, 3145 Washington Road, Augusta, GA 30907
Ever struggle on what to cook for dinner during the week with busy schedules? Join Helms College chef instructors and end the struggle. This course will offer simple solutions to preparing items ahead of schedule; different meals using leftovers, one pot cooking, sous vide techniques and tips on proper sanitation and health tips. Register at www.helmscontinuingeducation.com or call 706-651-9707.
June 18, 2016, 10:00am-12:30pm

Christie Black, cblack@helms.edu, 706-651-9707


GED Classes

710 East Cedar St.
The Good Hope Missionary Baptist is offering GED classes to the public at no cost The hours of operation are Tuesday through Thursday from 9:00am to 12:00pm.

706-722-5317
706-722-1031



After-School Bridging

710 East Cedar St
The Good Hope Missionary Baptist is offering an after-school enrichment program at no cost from 4:30-6:00 pm, Monday through Thursday.

706-722-2279
706-722-1031



AARP Monthly Meeting

The Salvation Army Kroc Center Augusta
The (AARP) The American Association of Retired Persons is a United States based nonprofit organization. Need help with health insurance, life insurance, or retirement? This is the class for you.
2nd Tuesday Jan- May
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Crystal (706) 922-0171


Got 30 Minutes?

The Salvation Army Kroc Center Augusta
The Area Agency on Aging conducts 30 minute educational classes on an overview 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, meals or subsidized rental housing this class is your one stop shop for all information.
3rd Thursday Jan - May
1:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Crystal (706) 922-0171


Medicare & You: Meet with a Medicare Specialist

The Salvation Army Kroc Center 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.
2nd Thursday
Jan - May
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Crystal (706) 922-0171


GED Classes

The Salvation Army Kroc Center Augusta
Pre-registration entrance testing is required to participate in the program. Please call Augusta Technical College at 706-771-4131 to register.
Ages 18+
Mondays & Wednesdays 9:00 AM till 12:00 PM


Virginia (706) 771-4131, Crystal (706) 9220171