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  • Adult CPR/First Aid & AED Certification

    Individuals who require or desire CPR, AED, and first aid knowledge and skills; including emergency response teams in business and industry, school bus drivers, adult residential care personnel, child care workers, teachers, parents, life guards, and personal knowledge seekers. Workshop style class held at Marietta High School. Great for anyone!!! Participants receive a 2-year certification on completion of class in Adult/child/infant certification. The material has been OSHA certified through the American Safety Health Institute.
  • Art Splash! Acrylic Canvas Painting

    Step into Acrylic canvas painting and learn that you can create amazing artwork! These step by step canvas painting projects will build confidence and offer the opportunity to create beautiful art beginning-to-end to take home or share with loved ones. Create colorful landscapes, delicate floral compositions, pet portraits, beautiful beaches and bustling city scenes while learning acrylic painting techniques. Explore patterns, including texture, and incorporate design while being inspired by Vincent van Gogh, renowned Japanese artist Katsuhiko Hibino, colorful Brazilian artist Romero Britto, and celebrated Cuban painter Amelia Peláez. Abrakadoodle Art Lessons never repeat!
  • Broadcasting Through Podcasting

    Podcasting is exploding and is the most engaging way to connect with audiences. Join the wave and learn about the power of podcasting to get you noticed in this noisy world. On the first day of class, you will be asked to provide an audio/video file of your podcast idea and why people would find it interesting. By the end of the class, you will know ways to get noticed and standout. Students are encouraged to bring a smartphone to record with.
  • Cheatham Hill Tour for Civil War Buffs

    From early May 1864, when Major General William T. Sherman's armies marched into Georgia, the Atlanta Campaign evolved into a series of maneuvers, as Sherman continually attempted to outflank his Confederate adversary, General Joseph E. Johnston. Penetrating deeper into Georgia, the campaign became one of entrenching, as the soldiers on both sides favored their shovels as much as their muskets. Civil War historian Michael K. Shaffer will lead a special tour of Cheatham Hill - scene of the heaviest fighting during the June 27, 1864, Battle of Kennesaw Mountain. Participants will meet in the picnic shelter parking lot, located at 902 Cheatham Hill Rd, Marietta, GA 30064. Wear safe, comfortable walking shoes, and dress appropriately for the weather. Tour will take place rain or shine. Each person will receive a map, which will assist in understanding this sector of the battlefield.  Please register by February 26.  If registering more than three people, call 678-919-4496!
  • Defensive Driving

    Take advantage of the state law creating a 10% discount on your car insurance if you complete this course sponsored by the National Safety Council. Three years safe driving record required for discount (check with your insurance agent for specific details). This is an interesting, fast-paced course.
  • Excel Tips, Tricks, and Traps

    Excel has almost unlimited potential to help us in our professional lives as well as our personal lives. Our Tips, Tricks and Traps class takes the student beyond the basics and provides helpful hints to make you more efficient. Learn undocumented tricks and shortcuts that will improve your knowledge and use of this powerful program. Prior knowledge of Excel is a prerequisite. Bring your questions, too, and we'll explore some real-life problems.
  • Five Keys to Avoiding Shortchanging Your Social Security Income

    Social Security is a cornerstone of retirement income, but the decisions people make on receiving their Social Security benefits often result in them not getting shortchanged on what is available to them. This course will provide information and strategies to help students avoid many of the pitfalls associated with Social Security benefits, including whether you should apply early for benefits, how to increase your current and lifetime income, how to minimize the tax on your benefits, and more. This class will also highlight recent changes to filing options for spousal benefits so you can determine if you will be able to take advantage of these filing strategies. When you attend this class, you will not only come away with good information but also an Action Plan to get the most out of this most valuable benefit.
  • Guitar Chords

    Join us in Guitar Chords for the opportunity to learn to play guitar in an encouraging group environment! This class gives adults the chance to learn fun songs ranging from memorable classic rock to upbeat contemporary pop. Our experienced teachers do a great job with both beginning and advanced students, so no experience is necessary to join our class. Students will learn the basics of guitar, including single-line playing, simple chords, strumming, and how to play in a group. Each session includes a brand new set of songs to learn from a variety of styles, with supplemental learning materials that students will be able to take home to practice. Guitars are provided, but you are welcome to bring your own. We can't wait to see you in class!
  • Guitar Chords and Licks

    This class is a continuation of Guitar Chords.  Students will continue their experience with their guitar, learning more chords and catchy licks.  Feel free to bring your own guitar, but guitars will be provided if needed!
  • Instant Piano for Hopelessly Busy People

    Secrets your piano teacher never told you are revealed in this 3-hour workshop. If you yearn to experience the joy of playing piano, but you don't want years of weekly lessons, this short course is for you! In just a few hours you can learn enough secrets of the trade to make piano playing a part of your life. How is it done? Typical piano lessons teach you note reading, but piano professionals use chords. You will learn all the chords needed to play any pop song in this one session: any song, any style, any key. And you will get a healthy dose of insider secrets. If you already know your way around a keyboard a little, you know enough to enroll in this workshop.
  • Introduction to Microsoft Office

    This course will give you working knowledge of Microsoft Word - how to create letters, memos and basic desktop publishing. Great introduction of PowerPoint and how to put a presentation together from scratch. Lastly, an introduction to Microsoft Excel, basic spreadsheets, expense reports and simple formulas. The instructor has years of experience and makes the class very enjoyable! Come and learn today! Limited spots available so please register soon!!!
  • Math Behind the Games

    Students will take an informative look into the mathematics behind the most popular casino games. Concepts such as probability theory, basic statistics, random number generators, etc. are all a part of any gaming establishment. Learn how the games are structured, how the house edge is determined and the best way to minimize the edge. The class will show you the best strategies and what bets to make and which ones to avoid. More fun and fewer losses are possible with a little knowledge. Various myths about systems will be debunked and superstitions and etiquette will be reviewed.
  • Mindful Vinyasa Yoga

    Vinyasa yoga is a flowing dynamic sequence of poses linked together with the breath that increases flexibility, strength, and stamina while calming the mind. This course is a mindful flow yoga that will incorporate the universal principles of alignment and pranayama (the breath). Students new to yoga will develop the skills and knowledge to develop yoga into a lifelong practice. More experienced yogis will deepen their understanding of alignment mindfulness and pranayama. Students should bring their own yoga mats.
  • Probate Law: Estate and Life Planning

    Probate laws and the laws of estate planning can be complicated to the average person. Probate includes everything from Guardianships to Will contests and Estate Administration. Proper planning can give you control over important financial decisions, but lack of planning can leave your estate bankrupt and family members frustrated. Proper planning can leave a lasting legacy and accomplish goals even after you pass. Contrary to popular belief, EVERYONE needs some level of estate planning. This class will provide an education on the relevant laws that can impact your life and how to make steps to maximize your legacy.”
  • Retiring Smart - Knowing the Questions and Having the Answers

    A successful launch into retirement is so much more than taking withdrawals from your savings.  Failure to plan, well in advance can have devastating consequences.  Pre-retirees should know where they stand while they can still control the outcome.  Learn from a seasoned CFP the many many pressing questions you need to thoughtfully analyze before turning in your notice, along with various ways new retirees mess up, compromising their financial stability.  Gain invaluable planning insight around claiming Social Security benifits that isn't apparent on the website as well as clarity surrounding Medicare signup.  For those who are considering retirement in the next three years face difficult and irrevocable financial decisions.  Don't get caught unprepared! Spouses come free!
  • Self Defense for Women

    Confidence, awareness, and preparation are three key points that can prevent an assault. This class will teach you how to perform many self-defense techniques based on martial arts. There are no videos in this class. This is HANDS-ON training that will prepare you for the unimaginable. Not only will you learn how to foil an attack with your hands, feet, and body, but you'll also learn dozens of preventative tips that will keep an assault from even happening! You will feel supported and encouraged by your classmates and the instructor, who is a 6th degree Choi Kwang-Do Master and certified Self Defense Instructor. Did we also mention how much fun the class is? Sign up TODAY!
  • Spanish for Beginners

    This course is designed for students to learn the basic grammar in Spanish. Students will develop basic comprehension skills, reading and writing stories, translating from Spanish to English. Understanding colors, time, weather, days of the week, months of the year, family, counting and many more. Students will also learn how to greet each other and use correct Spanish and master vocabulary words.
  • Staging Your Home

    Learn the secrets that experienced real estate agents use every day to sell homes! Jan's staging ideas can improve your selling experience and return on investment. Staging your home is possible on a budget and instructor Jan Britt, has developed quality, yet inexpensive ideas that will provide you with a high-end look. Learn how to make your home appear larger and less cluttered with strategic placement, current furnishings and trendy décor. Jan won the Think Realty Corporation Staging Award for 2017. Sign up now to make thousands more!
  • Write and Publish in Six Months or Less

    Step-by-step process on how to go from blank page to self-published in 6 months. Or, if you're like me, maybe a few months more. Hi, I'm Dana Ellington, owner and principal author with Nowata Press Publishing and Consulting. Join me as I partner with Marietta Community School to offer my 6 week coaching package (normally $300), to new writers. This program is great for writers of any genre, ages 16 and up. Learn all the tools I've used to successfully produce and publish my own work since 2008. Join us for the tips, tricks, and tools you'll need to write, edit, and publish a full-length novel by the end of this year.