Adult Programs

HOMESTEADING CLASSES

Sign up for one, two or all three...your choice!!  Fee includes materials.

Time: 5:45 - 7:45ish
Location: Preston Plains Middle School Cafeteria
Fee: $25 per class

Instructor: Heather Thibeault

  • Canning 101 - Preserving food can be fun and easy once you know the basics of safety, techniques, and equipment!
    Date: Tuesday, December 2

  • Jammin’ - Beyond the peanut butter sandwich, jams and jellies should be a staple in your household. This class will cover recipes, pectins, and basic canning equipment.
    Date: Tuesday, December 9

  • DIY Natural Beauty Products - Learn the basics of making your own products as we create hand cream, lip balm, and deodorant, using everyday ingredients you might already have in your house. (Makes great Christmas gifts!!)
    Date: Tuesday, December 16

Download Homesteading Classes Registration Form

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A MEDITATION ON DRAWING

Calling all adults that want to express their creative charcoalside!  Learn basic drawing skills or advance the one's you have from still life. The class will start out with basic shapes using line and form and work up to more challenging still life.

 Instructor: Eleanor Miller

Date: Tuesdays: November 18 - December 16
Time: 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Ages: 16+
Location: Preston Veterans Memorial School Library
Registration Fee: $70; 5 week session

Materials needed: vine charcoal, kneaded eraser, & drawing pad.  If you have those materials or would like to purchase, great!  If you would like us to take care of ordering the materials you will need, then please include a $25 materials fee with your registration form.  

Download A Mediation on Drawing Registration Form

  

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MEN'S BASKETBALL OPEN GYMbasketballplayer

Join your Preston neighbors for pick up basketball games.

Dates: Thursdays: October 2, 2014 - May 28, 2015
              (NOT 11/13/14, 11/27/14, 12/25,14, 1/1/15, 1/29/15, 2/12/15 or 4/16/15)
Times: 7:00 - 8:30 pm
Location: Preston Plains Middle School Gym
Ages: 18+
Fee: $20 per person

Download Men's Basketball Registration Form

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CO-ED VOLLEYBALL

Dates: Tuesdays: October 7 - December 16
           (NOT 11/04/14 or 11/11/14)
Times: 7:00 - 8:30 pm
Location: Preston Veterans Memorial School Gym
Ages: 18+
Fee: $8 per person

Download Co-Ed Volleyball Registration Form

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 QIGONG: MEDITATION, MOVEMENT & BALANCE

Learn gentle movement, breathing techniques to relieve longstanding chronic pain conditions AND regain the flexibility and balance of younger years.  This class is approved for people of all ages and physical capabilities. No special equipment necessary.

 

Instructor: Jan Mallet

 

Jan Mallett has been training and studying Tai Chi & Qigong practices for over 18 years And has developed this class to help people regain balance in their lives, physically and mentally and to help relieve longstanding chronic pain conditions.

 

 

Date: Thursdays: November 6 - December 18 (no class 11/27/14)

Time: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Ages: 18+
Location: Preston Public Library Meeting Room

Fee: $65 (6 week session)

 

 

Download Qigong Registration Form

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Are you ready to party yourself into shape?  Forget the workout and just lose yourself in the music.   This class requires no previous dance experience and is effective for all levels of fitness abilities.  Zumba features exotic rhythms set to high energy Latin and international beats.  Before you know it, you'll be getting fit and your energy levels will be soaring.  It's easy to do and totally exhilarating.   Ditch the workout and come join the Zumba party.  

 

Instructor: Sharon Brouillard

 

Session #1:

Dates: Thursdays: October  16 - November 6

Time: 5:45 pm to 6:45 pm

Ages: 18+

Location: Preston Veterans Memorial School Gym

 

 Session #2:

Dates: Thursdays: November 20 - December 18 (no class November 27)

Time: 5:45 pm to 6:45 pm

Ages: 18+

Location: Preston Plains Middle School Gym

 

 

 

Fee: $29 per session or both sessions for only $53
        Walk-ins also accepted at $10 per class

 

**New registration policy for Zumba -- must be pre-registered for class with the Parks & Recreation office**

 

 Download Zumba Registration Form