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Pre-Columbian Funerary Objects
with Anthony Shostak
Explore and discuss Pre-Columbian ceramics and metalwork at the Bates College Art Museum. This class will be conducted online.
Intro to Self-Employment
with Karleen Andrews
This one-session workshop will help you decide if self-employment is the right choice for you. The class covers the pros and cons of owning your own business, the steps needed for start-up, the major elements of a business plan, and the many resources available to help you succeed. This is an online only class.
with Christina Morin
Ready for a career change but don't know where to begin? This workshop will help point you in the right direction. We will cover what to consider when making a career choice, the steps involved in creating a career plan, and the resources available to help you succeed.
Please note that this has been changed to an online only class.
Auto Insurance Basics for New Drivers
with Melissa Carbajal
Learn the basics of automobile insurance -- terms, coverages, asking for a quote, discounts, and what to do in the event of an accident.
with Kerry Faria, Andrew Faria
Get the basics of speaking Portuguese while learning a little bit more about Portuguese-speaking culture in Europe, Africa, and South America.
Motivation and Behavior Change
with Monica Dawe
Struggling to make positive changes in your life? Learn the difference between willpower and heart intent to create a life that aligns with what is truly important to you. Manage your personal energy through techniques that enable you to recharge, renew, and recover from stressful events. Learn why change is so difficult, and how our physiological patterns can be restructured by altering the heart and brain communication to open up new ways of thinking and behaving.
with Becki Leighton
Enjoy the fun of a Zumba class with the added bonus of toning using light weights. Each muscle group will be worked out during this 60 minute cardio class. You can bring your own weights but the instructor will have a few available. Weights should be between 1 to 3 lbs, something that you can hold and control comfortably throughout class.
Stock Market Investing: Fundamentals for Success
with Shan Teixeira
Are you interested in learning how to invest in the stock market but don’t really know where to start? Many people want to learn how to grow wealth for retirement but do not feel confident managing their own money. In this course you will learn everything from how to open a brokerage account to the advantages and differences between mutual funds, stocks and ETF’s. How to identify growth stocks, understand market cycles and market psychology, portfolio diversification, when and how to buy/sell, as well as how to limit risk and track performance.