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Saturday September 18, 2021
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Badminton - Family Badminton - September 18
Badminton is the second most popular sport in the world (next to soccer). We welcome all levels of players. Bring your sneakers and have fun playing badminton!  Requirements:Sneakers, Comfortable Clothing, MaskCoordinator:Mark Pernerewski
 
Sunday September 19, 2021
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM    Floral Design Workshop - Floral Design
Seasonal Grapevine Workshop with Susan Spanger of Bloomful Floral DesignSunday, September 19, 20212:00pm-3:30pm$65 per participant (90 minutes includes tutorial and all materials and supplies)Join Susan Spanger of Bloomful Floral Design for a special floral design class to usher in Fall and design a beautiful grapevine wreath for your front door! Throughout this workshop, Susan will teach you the step-by-step process for creating a festive wreath from scratch, all the while sharing her tips and tricks on assembling and styling your wreath. Each guest will have an opportunity to work with dried flowers, natural botanicals and make a hand-made bow.*All ages and levels welcome, anyone under 18 must be accompanied by an adult. Two people can work together and pay for one booking*To register: Call 860-355-6050 or visit NewMilfordRec.com*Materials will be sanitized and participants will have social distancing.
 
Monday September 20, 2021
4:00 PM - 4:30 PM    Ballet Princesses - Ballet Princesses
Come and dance to the music of fairy tale princesses while learning the fundamentals of basic ballet and ballet terminology. Parents are invited to stay and watch their "princesses" perform! Feel free to dress up in ballet attire and/or your favorite character, or comfy clothes are ok. We accept all skill levels from ages 2 1/2 to 6 years.  Requirements: A water bottle, ballet shoes are encouraged. Coordinator: Lindsey Rourke Burk Exclusion Date: October 11th
 
4:30 PM - 5:15 PM    Ballet Princesses - Ballet Princesses
Come and dance to the music of fairy tale princesses while learning the fundamentals of basic ballet and ballet terminology. Parents are invited to stay and watch their "princesses" perform! Feel free to dress up in ballet attire and/or your favorite character, or comfy clothes are ok. We accept all skill levels from ages 2 1/2 to 6 years.  Requirements: A water bottle, ballet shoes are encouraged. Coordinator: Lindsey Rourke Burk Exclusion Date: October 11th
 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Irish Dance - Irish Dance - Monday (All Levels)
Irish Step Dance classes are taught by sister duo, Catie and Hali from Thorne Academy of Irish Dance.All level class:This class is open to all students of all skill level. Focus on mastering Jigs, reels and traditional set dances. This class is focused on fun and fancy footwork! Information will be provided regarding Class costumes and shoes.Champs class:Level: Pre-Open Level-Bun Grad CHeavy focus on Hard shoe and advanced choreography.This class is for competitive dancers that are preparing for the 2021 Provincial Championships.Requirements: Class size is limited to 12 dancers so we can safely follow social distancing protocol. Class will be held inside the building. Face masks are required when we are inside. Dancers must dress in comfortable clothes, bring a water bottle, and dancing shoes.Information about purchasing formal Irish Dancing Gillies (shoes) and traditional school costumes will be given to new students.Parents must drop off students for class at the cafeteria entrance of the JPCC.Instructors: Catie Friel and Hali Thorne
 
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM    Irish Dance - Irish Dance - Monday (Champs)
Irish Step Dance classes are taught by sister duo, Catie and Hali from Thorne Academy of Irish Dance.All level class:This class is open to all students of all skill level. Focus on mastering Jigs, reels and traditional set dances. This class is focused on fun and fancy footwork! Information will be provided regarding Class costumes and shoes.Champs class:Level: Pre-Open Level-Bun Grad CHeavy focus on Hard shoe and advanced choreography.This class is for competitive dancers that are preparing for the 2021 Provincial Championships.Requirements: Class size is limited to 12 dancers so we can safely follow social distancing protocol. Class will be held inside the building. Face masks are required when we are inside. Dancers must dress in comfortable clothes, bring a water bottle, and dancing shoes.Information about purchasing formal Irish Dancing Gillies (shoes) and traditional school costumes will be given to new students.Parents must drop off students for class at the cafeteria entrance of the JPCC.Instructors: Catie Friel and Hali Thorne
 
5:15 PM - 6:00 PM    Ballet Princesses - Ballet Princesses
Come and dance to the music of fairy tale princesses while learning the fundamentals of basic ballet and ballet terminology. Parents are invited to stay and watch their "princesses" perform! Feel free to dress up in ballet attire and/or your favorite character, or comfy clothes are ok. We accept all skill levels from ages 2 1/2 to 6 years.  Requirements: A water bottle, ballet shoes are encouraged. Coordinator: Lindsey Rourke Burk Exclusion Date: October 11th
 
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM    Badminton - Adult Badminton - September 13
Badminton is the second most popular sport in the world (next to soccer). We welcome all levels of players. Bring your sneakers and have fun playing badminton!  Requirements:Sneakers, Comfortable Clothing, MaskCoordinator:Mark Pernerewski
 
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM    Badminton - Adult Badminton - September 20
Badminton is the second most popular sport in the world (next to soccer). We welcome all levels of players. Bring your sneakers and have fun playing badminton!  Requirements:Sneakers, Comfortable Clothing, MaskCoordinator:Mark Pernerewski
 
Tuesday September 21, 2021
9:15 AM - 10:00 AM    Tikes - Tumblin’ Tikes - Tumblin' Tikes- Fall (Tues, Ages 1-2)
Children and parents learn to play, sing, create and laugh together while romping to music, exploring our indoor play land, and meeting new friends. This program helps children develop sensory awareness and build motor skills. If needed, siblings are welcome to attend, but for safety reasons, they are not permitted on any of the equipment.Requirements: Guardians must be present, anyone 3 and older must wear a maskCoordinator: Michele Gasiewski
 
10:15 AM - 11:00 AM    Tikes - Tumblin’ Tikes - Tumblin' Tikes- Fall (Tues, Ages 2-3)
Children and parents learn to play, sing, create and laugh together while romping to music, exploring our indoor play land, and meeting new friends. This program helps children develop sensory awareness and build motor skills. If needed, siblings are welcome to attend, but for safety reasons, they are not permitted on any of the equipment.Requirements: Guardians must be present, anyone 3 and older must wear a maskCoordinator: Michele Gasiewski
 
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM    Crafty Art for Kids - Crafty Art for Kids - Fall
Children will explore with paint, oil pastels, clay and other medium to create their own masterpieces. They will complete and take home a different art project each week!Requirements: Clothes that you don't mind getting paint on!Masks will be required when unable to maintain a six foot distance. The room and materials will be sanitized before and after each class. Participants will not have to wear a mask when at their table, as seating will be spread out over 6 feet apart. Coordinator: Roberta Baker
 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Irish Dance - Irish Dance - Tuesdays (All Levels)
Irish Step Dance classes are taught by sister duo, Catie and Hali from Thorne Academy of Irish Dance.All level class:This class is open to all students of all skill level. Focus on mastering Jigs, reels and traditional set dances. This class is focused on fun and fancy footwork! Information will be provided regarding Class costumes and shoes.Champs class:Level: Pre-Open Level-Bun Grad CHeavy focus on Hard shoe and advanced choreography.This class is for competitive dancers that are preparing for the 2021 Provincial Championships.Requirements: Class size is limited to 12 dancers so we can safely follow social distancing protocol. Class will be held inside the building. Face masks are required when we are inside. Dancers must dress in comfortable clothes, bring a water bottle, and dancing shoes.Information about purchasing formal Irish Dancing Gillies (shoes) and traditional school costumes will be given to new students.Parents must drop off students for class at the cafeteria entrance of the JPCC.Instructors: Catie Friel and Hali Thorne
 
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM    Irish Dance - Irish Dance - Tuesdays (Champs)
Irish Step Dance classes are taught by sister duo, Catie and Hali from Thorne Academy of Irish Dance.All level class:This class is open to all students of all skill level. Focus on mastering Jigs, reels and traditional set dances. This class is focused on fun and fancy footwork! Information will be provided regarding Class costumes and shoes.Champs class:Level: Pre-Open Level-Bun Grad CHeavy focus on Hard shoe and advanced choreography.This class is for competitive dancers that are preparing for the 2021 Provincial Championships.Requirements: Class size is limited to 12 dancers so we can safely follow social distancing protocol. Class will be held inside the building. Face masks are required when we are inside. Dancers must dress in comfortable clothes, bring a water bottle, and dancing shoes.Information about purchasing formal Irish Dancing Gillies (shoes) and traditional school costumes will be given to new students.Parents must drop off students for class at the cafeteria entrance of the JPCC.Instructors: Catie Friel and Hali Thorne
 
Wednesday September 22, 2021
10:15 AM - 11:00 AM    Tikes - Tumblin’ Tikes - Tumblin' Tikes- Fall (Wed, Ages 2-3)
Children and parents learn to play, sing, create and laugh together while romping to music, exploring our indoor play land, and meeting new friends. This program helps children develop sensory awareness and build motor skills. If needed, siblings are welcome to attend, but for safety reasons, they are not permitted on any of the equipment.Requirements: Guardians must be present, anyone 3 and older must wear a maskCoordinator: Michele Gasiewski
 
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM    Yoga - Gentle Yoga for Adults - Wednesdays
Evening yoga & mindfulnessImagine ending your workday with a small group class geared towards your total relaxation and well being. Class begins with optional essential oils/lotion as you enter the yoga studio like environment with soft lights twinkling and relaxing background music playing. You are already feeling relaxed just entering this wonderful space…but there is more!Dawn will then lead you through a gentle, slow flow yoga planned carefully to help the body and mind release tension. Modifications are offered during all classes so that new students as well as seasoned yogis or yoginis can benefit from this nurturing practice.Breathing techniques designed to alleviate stress both on and off the mat (in the real world, where let's face it most stress happens) will be taught and practiced.Classes will incorporate the principles of mediation and mindfulness. The goal of this class is that you feel relaxed, rejuvenated and centered when you leave class. Additionally these skills can often help you to manage situational stress/anxiety/tension as it occurs once you step off your mat and head back into the real world.Daytime Yoga Let Dawn guide you through gentle yoga moves that are perfect for all levels. Learn breathing and relaxation techniques to take off the mat and out into the real world. Enjoy some stretching and leave class feeling calm and rejuvenated! Requirements:Comfortable clothing, your own yoga mat (except for chair yoga)Instructor:Dawn Delpha
 
3:30 PM - 4:00 PM    Music - Ta-Dah! Music Private Piano Instruction - Ta-Dah! Music Private Piano Instruction
Philosophy:Music instruction provides the student an opportunity to learn and grow through self-expression, curiosity, and creativity.   Mission: To provide high quality, engaging music education in a safe and welcoming environment. Target Audience: Children 6 years old and up.  Adults welcome.Class Description: Each weekly lesson will be a 30-minute session of personalized piano instruction, with the goal of helping the student advance in musical note reading and piano performance techniques. Lessons will be appropriate for the student's age and ability.Additional Information:Assessment of student's ability will be done prior to first lesson via email. Students need to have access to a piano or keyboard (full size keys) at home for daily practice. If absolute beginner, a lesson book will need to be purchased from instructor at the first lesson.  If lessons have been taken before, please bring your most recent piano lesson book.Instructor:  Leanne Buckley holds a BS and MS degree in Music Education from Western Connecticut State University. She has 30 years of experience as a music educator in Connecticut public schools and 36 years of private piano instruction.
 
4:15 PM - 4:45 PM    Music - Ta-Dah! Music Private Piano Instruction - Ta-Dah! Music Private Piano Instruction
Philosophy:Music instruction provides the student an opportunity to learn and grow through self-expression, curiosity, and creativity.   Mission: To provide high quality, engaging music education in a safe and welcoming environment. Target Audience: Children 6 years old and up.  Adults welcome.Class Description: Each weekly lesson will be a 30-minute session of personalized piano instruction, with the goal of helping the student advance in musical note reading and piano performance techniques. Lessons will be appropriate for the student's age and ability.Additional Information:Assessment of student's ability will be done prior to first lesson via email. Students need to have access to a piano or keyboard (full size keys) at home for daily practice. If absolute beginner, a lesson book will need to be purchased from instructor at the first lesson.  If lessons have been taken before, please bring your most recent piano lesson book.Instructor:  Leanne Buckley holds a BS and MS degree in Music Education from Western Connecticut State University. She has 30 years of experience as a music educator in Connecticut public schools and 36 years of private piano instruction.
 
5:00 PM - 5:30 PM    Music - Ta-Dah! Music Private Piano Instruction - Ta-Dah! Music Private Piano Instruction
Philosophy:Music instruction provides the student an opportunity to learn and grow through self-expression, curiosity, and creativity.   Mission: To provide high quality, engaging music education in a safe and welcoming environment. Target Audience: Children 6 years old and up.  Adults welcome.Class Description: Each weekly lesson will be a 30-minute session of personalized piano instruction, with the goal of helping the student advance in musical note reading and piano performance techniques. Lessons will be appropriate for the student's age and ability.Additional Information:Assessment of student's ability will be done prior to first lesson via email. Students need to have access to a piano or keyboard (full size keys) at home for daily practice. If absolute beginner, a lesson book will need to be purchased from instructor at the first lesson.  If lessons have been taken before, please bring your most recent piano lesson book.Instructor:  Leanne Buckley holds a BS and MS degree in Music Education from Western Connecticut State University. She has 30 years of experience as a music educator in Connecticut public schools and 36 years of private piano instruction.
 
5:00 PM - 5:50 PM    Dog Training with Donna Registration - S.T.A.R. PUPPY
Donna has over 15 years of hands-on canine training experience. Donna works hard to help each dog guardian have the tools and knowledge needed to build a stronger and healthier relationship with their dog. www.tlcdogtrainer.com*All classes require proof of rabies at the first class.S.T.A.R. PUPPY The AKC S.T.A.R. Puppy is an exciting program designed to get dog owners and their puppies off to a good start. The S.T.A.R. puppy program includes the following: basic puppy-raising information (jumping, house training, nipping...), basic obedience skills, how to better communicate and understand the language of dogs, and what is needed for responsible pet ownership. This program is designed for dogs less than 7 months in age who have not had any prior group experience.TWEENER Is your dog 7 months or older and never attended a basic obedience class? Then this is the group class for you! The Tweener class will cover all basic obedience skills (including how to infuse these skills as part of everyday life), how to better communicate with and understand the language of dogs, and what is needed for responsible pet ownership.*This is not a reactive dog class. Each dog needs to be privately evaluated by the instructor. Basic Obedience 1 Has your dog completed either the S.T.A.R. Puppy or Tweener Class and you're looking for the next level of training? Then this is the group class for you! The Basic Obedience 1 class takes the skills learned in the Star Puppy / Tweener Class to the next level. We revisit all the skills you have learned - increasing difficulty and reliability of performance. This fun class uses games which support teaching our dogs good manners while having fun at the same time!! Basic Obedience 2 If you have completed Basic Obedience 1 and want to start preparing for the Canine Good Citizen class - then this is the group for you. This class focuses on enhancing your leash work skills, how to increase your dog's ability to follow cues with various levels of distractions, as well as how to start getting more behavior for less rewards. You will also learn how to teach your dog to listen to cues from a distance rather than just right in front of you.
 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Irish Dance - Irish Dance - Wednesdays (All Level)
Irish Step Dance classes are taught by sister duo, Catie and Hali from Thorne Academy of Irish Dance.All level class:This class is open to all students of all skill level. Focus on mastering Jigs, reels and traditional set dances. This class is focused on fun and fancy footwork! Information will be provided regarding Class costumes and shoes.Champs class:Level: Pre-Open Level-Bun Grad CHeavy focus on Hard shoe and advanced choreography.This class is for competitive dancers that are preparing for the 2021 Provincial Championships.Requirements: Class size is limited to 12 dancers so we can safely follow social distancing protocol. Class will be held inside the building. Face masks are required when we are inside. Dancers must dress in comfortable clothes, bring a water bottle, and dancing shoes.Information about purchasing formal Irish Dancing Gillies (shoes) and traditional school costumes will be given to new students.Parents must drop off students for class at the cafeteria entrance of the JPCC.Instructors: Catie Friel and Hali Thorne
 
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM    Irish Dance - Irish Dance - Wednesdays (Champs)
Irish Step Dance classes are taught by sister duo, Catie and Hali from Thorne Academy of Irish Dance.All level class:This class is open to all students of all skill level. Focus on mastering Jigs, reels and traditional set dances. This class is focused on fun and fancy footwork! Information will be provided regarding Class costumes and shoes.Champs class:Level: Pre-Open Level-Bun Grad CHeavy focus on Hard shoe and advanced choreography.This class is for competitive dancers that are preparing for the 2021 Provincial Championships.Requirements: Class size is limited to 12 dancers so we can safely follow social distancing protocol. Class will be held inside the building. Face masks are required when we are inside. Dancers must dress in comfortable clothes, bring a water bottle, and dancing shoes.Information about purchasing formal Irish Dancing Gillies (shoes) and traditional school costumes will be given to new students.Parents must drop off students for class at the cafeteria entrance of the JPCC.Instructors: Catie Friel and Hali Thorne
 
5:45 PM - 6:15 PM    Music - Ta-Dah! Music Private Piano Instruction - Ta-Dah! Music Private Piano Instruction
Philosophy:Music instruction provides the student an opportunity to learn and grow through self-expression, curiosity, and creativity.   Mission: To provide high quality, engaging music education in a safe and welcoming environment. Target Audience: Children 6 years old and up.  Adults welcome.Class Description: Each weekly lesson will be a 30-minute session of personalized piano instruction, with the goal of helping the student advance in musical note reading and piano performance techniques. Lessons will be appropriate for the student's age and ability.Additional Information:Assessment of student's ability will be done prior to first lesson via email. Students need to have access to a piano or keyboard (full size keys) at home for daily practice. If absolute beginner, a lesson book will need to be purchased from instructor at the first lesson.  If lessons have been taken before, please bring your most recent piano lesson book.Instructor:  Leanne Buckley holds a BS and MS degree in Music Education from Western Connecticut State University. She has 30 years of experience as a music educator in Connecticut public schools and 36 years of private piano instruction.
 
6:00 PM - 6:50 PM    Dog Training with Donna Registration - S.T.A.R. PUPPY
Donna has over 15 years of hands-on canine training experience. Donna works hard to help each dog guardian have the tools and knowledge needed to build a stronger and healthier relationship with their dog. www.tlcdogtrainer.com*All classes require proof of rabies at the first class.S.T.A.R. PUPPY The AKC S.T.A.R. Puppy is an exciting program designed to get dog owners and their puppies off to a good start. The S.T.A.R. puppy program includes the following: basic puppy-raising information (jumping, house training, nipping...), basic obedience skills, how to better communicate and understand the language of dogs, and what is needed for responsible pet ownership. This program is designed for dogs less than 7 months in age who have not had any prior group experience.TWEENER Is your dog 7 months or older and never attended a basic obedience class? Then this is the group class for you! The Tweener class will cover all basic obedience skills (including how to infuse these skills as part of everyday life), how to better communicate with and understand the language of dogs, and what is needed for responsible pet ownership.*This is not a reactive dog class. Each dog needs to be privately evaluated by the instructor. Basic Obedience 1 Has your dog completed either the S.T.A.R. Puppy or Tweener Class and you're looking for the next level of training? Then this is the group class for you! The Basic Obedience 1 class takes the skills learned in the Star Puppy / Tweener Class to the next level. We revisit all the skills you have learned - increasing difficulty and reliability of performance. This fun class uses games which support teaching our dogs good manners while having fun at the same time!! Basic Obedience 2 If you have completed Basic Obedience 1 and want to start preparing for the Canine Good Citizen class - then this is the group for you. This class focuses on enhancing your leash work skills, how to increase your dog's ability to follow cues with various levels of distractions, as well as how to start getting more behavior for less rewards. You will also learn how to teach your dog to listen to cues from a distance rather than just right in front of you.
 
Thursday September 23, 2021
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM    Music - Ta-Dah! PreK Group Music Class - Ta-Dah! PreK Group Music Class
Philosophy:Music instruction provides all involved an opportunity to learn and grow through self-expression, curiosity, and creativity.   Mission: To provide high quality, engaging music education in a safe and welcoming environment. Target Audience: Children 3-4 years old with an accompanying parent/guardian/caregiver. Class Description: Each 45 minute class is designed with the PreK student in mind. All activities are tailored to keep young learners engaged through what they do best -- play. Participants will learn songs, move to music, play musical games, as well as use simple percussion instruments.  Each class session is intended to stimulate imagination, provide both group and individual participation and foster a love of music.  At the end of the six-week session; you and your child will have a repertoire of music and memories to last a lifetime.Additional Information:Come dressed comfortably, with sensible footwear (child & adult) to allow for safe movement during class.  All instruments and supplies used during class are rated for ages 3+ and will be sanitized between classes. Instructor/Creator:  Leanne Buckley holds a Bachelors and Masters degree in Music Education from Western Connecticut State University and has 30 years of experience as a music educator in Connecticut public schools. 
 
1:00 PM - 1:30 PM    Music - Ta-Dah! Music Private Piano Instruction - Ta-Dah! Music Private Piano Instruction
Philosophy:Music instruction provides the student an opportunity to learn and grow through self-expression, curiosity, and creativity.   Mission: To provide high quality, engaging music education in a safe and welcoming environment. Target Audience: Children 6 years old and up.  Adults welcome.Class Description: Each weekly lesson will be a 30-minute session of personalized piano instruction, with the goal of helping the student advance in musical note reading and piano performance techniques. Lessons will be appropriate for the student's age and ability.Additional Information:Assessment of student's ability will be done prior to first lesson via email. Students need to have access to a piano or keyboard (full size keys) at home for daily practice. If absolute beginner, a lesson book will need to be purchased from instructor at the first lesson.  If lessons have been taken before, please bring your most recent piano lesson book.Instructor:  Leanne Buckley holds a BS and MS degree in Music Education from Western Connecticut State University. She has 30 years of experience as a music educator in Connecticut public schools and 36 years of private piano instruction.
 
1:45 PM - 2:15 PM    Music - Ta-Dah! Music Private Piano Instruction - Ta-Dah! Music Private Piano Instruction
Philosophy:Music instruction provides the student an opportunity to learn and grow through self-expression, curiosity, and creativity.   Mission: To provide high quality, engaging music education in a safe and welcoming environment. Target Audience: Children 6 years old and up.  Adults welcome.Class Description: Each weekly lesson will be a 30-minute session of personalized piano instruction, with the goal of helping the student advance in musical note reading and piano performance techniques. Lessons will be appropriate for the student's age and ability.Additional Information:Assessment of student's ability will be done prior to first lesson via email. Students need to have access to a piano or keyboard (full size keys) at home for daily practice. If absolute beginner, a lesson book will need to be purchased from instructor at the first lesson.  If lessons have been taken before, please bring your most recent piano lesson book.Instructor:  Leanne Buckley holds a BS and MS degree in Music Education from Western Connecticut State University. She has 30 years of experience as a music educator in Connecticut public schools and 36 years of private piano instruction.
 
2:30 PM - 3:00 PM    Music - Ta-Dah! Music Private Piano Instruction - Ta-Dah! Music Private Piano Instruction
Philosophy:Music instruction provides the student an opportunity to learn and grow through self-expression, curiosity, and creativity.   Mission: To provide high quality, engaging music education in a safe and welcoming environment. Target Audience: Children 6 years old and up.  Adults welcome.Class Description: Each weekly lesson will be a 30-minute session of personalized piano instruction, with the goal of helping the student advance in musical note reading and piano performance techniques. Lessons will be appropriate for the student's age and ability.Additional Information:Assessment of student's ability will be done prior to first lesson via email. Students need to have access to a piano or keyboard (full size keys) at home for daily practice. If absolute beginner, a lesson book will need to be purchased from instructor at the first lesson.  If lessons have been taken before, please bring your most recent piano lesson book.Instructor:  Leanne Buckley holds a BS and MS degree in Music Education from Western Connecticut State University. She has 30 years of experience as a music educator in Connecticut public schools and 36 years of private piano instruction.
 
3:15 PM - 3:45 PM    Music - Ta-Dah! Music Private Piano Instruction - Ta-Dah! Music Private Piano Instruction
Philosophy:Music instruction provides the student an opportunity to learn and grow through self-expression, curiosity, and creativity.   Mission: To provide high quality, engaging music education in a safe and welcoming environment. Target Audience: Children 6 years old and up.  Adults welcome.Class Description: Each weekly lesson will be a 30-minute session of personalized piano instruction, with the goal of helping the student advance in musical note reading and piano performance techniques. Lessons will be appropriate for the student's age and ability.Additional Information:Assessment of student's ability will be done prior to first lesson via email. Students need to have access to a piano or keyboard (full size keys) at home for daily practice. If absolute beginner, a lesson book will need to be purchased from instructor at the first lesson.  If lessons have been taken before, please bring your most recent piano lesson book.Instructor:  Leanne Buckley holds a BS and MS degree in Music Education from Western Connecticut State University. She has 30 years of experience as a music educator in Connecticut public schools and 36 years of private piano instruction.
 
4:00 PM - 4:30 PM    Music - Ta-Dah! Music Private Piano Instruction - Ta-Dah! Music Private Piano Instruction
Philosophy:Music instruction provides the student an opportunity to learn and grow through self-expression, curiosity, and creativity.   Mission: To provide high quality, engaging music education in a safe and welcoming environment. Target Audience: Children 6 years old and up.  Adults welcome.Class Description: Each weekly lesson will be a 30-minute session of personalized piano instruction, with the goal of helping the student advance in musical note reading and piano performance techniques. Lessons will be appropriate for the student's age and ability.Additional Information:Assessment of student's ability will be done prior to first lesson via email. Students need to have access to a piano or keyboard (full size keys) at home for daily practice. If absolute beginner, a lesson book will need to be purchased from instructor at the first lesson.  If lessons have been taken before, please bring your most recent piano lesson book.Instructor:  Leanne Buckley holds a BS and MS degree in Music Education from Western Connecticut State University. She has 30 years of experience as a music educator in Connecticut public schools and 36 years of private piano instruction.
 
4:45 PM - 5:15 PM    Music - Ta-Dah! Music Private Piano Instruction - Ta-Dah! Music Private Piano Instruction
Philosophy:Music instruction provides the student an opportunity to learn and grow through self-expression, curiosity, and creativity.   Mission: To provide high quality, engaging music education in a safe and welcoming environment. Target Audience: Children 6 years old and up.  Adults welcome.Class Description: Each weekly lesson will be a 30-minute session of personalized piano instruction, with the goal of helping the student advance in musical note reading and piano performance techniques. Lessons will be appropriate for the student's age and ability.Additional Information:Assessment of student's ability will be done prior to first lesson via email. Students need to have access to a piano or keyboard (full size keys) at home for daily practice. If absolute beginner, a lesson book will need to be purchased from instructor at the first lesson.  If lessons have been taken before, please bring your most recent piano lesson book.Instructor:  Leanne Buckley holds a BS and MS degree in Music Education from Western Connecticut State University. She has 30 years of experience as a music educator in Connecticut public schools and 36 years of private piano instruction.
 
5:00 PM - 5:50 PM    Dog Training with Donna Registration - Basic Obedience 1
Donna has over 15 years of hands-on canine training experience. Donna works hard to help each dog guardian have the tools and knowledge needed to build a stronger and healthier relationship with their dog. www.tlcdogtrainer.com*All classes require proof of rabies at the first class.S.T.A.R. PUPPY The AKC S.T.A.R. Puppy is an exciting program designed to get dog owners and their puppies off to a good start. The S.T.A.R. puppy program includes the following: basic puppy-raising information (jumping, house training, nipping...), basic obedience skills, how to better communicate and understand the language of dogs, and what is needed for responsible pet ownership. This program is designed for dogs less than 7 months in age who have not had any prior group experience.TWEENER Is your dog 7 months or older and never attended a basic obedience class? Then this is the group class for you! The Tweener class will cover all basic obedience skills (including how to infuse these skills as part of everyday life), how to better communicate with and understand the language of dogs, and what is needed for responsible pet ownership.*This is not a reactive dog class. Each dog needs to be privately evaluated by the instructor. Basic Obedience 1 Has your dog completed either the S.T.A.R. Puppy or Tweener Class and you're looking for the next level of training? Then this is the group class for you! The Basic Obedience 1 class takes the skills learned in the Star Puppy / Tweener Class to the next level. We revisit all the skills you have learned - increasing difficulty and reliability of performance. This fun class uses games which support teaching our dogs good manners while having fun at the same time!! Basic Obedience 2 If you have completed Basic Obedience 1 and want to start preparing for the Canine Good Citizen class - then this is the group for you. This class focuses on enhancing your leash work skills, how to increase your dog's ability to follow cues with various levels of distractions, as well as how to start getting more behavior for less rewards. You will also learn how to teach your dog to listen to cues from a distance rather than just right in front of you.
 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Irish Dance - Irish Dance - Thursdays (All Level)
Irish Step Dance classes are taught by sister duo, Catie and Hali from Thorne Academy of Irish Dance.All level class:This class is open to all students of all skill level. Focus on mastering Jigs, reels and traditional set dances. This class is focused on fun and fancy footwork! Information will be provided regarding Class costumes and shoes.Champs class:Level: Pre-Open Level-Bun Grad CHeavy focus on Hard shoe and advanced choreography.This class is for competitive dancers that are preparing for the 2021 Provincial Championships.Requirements: Class size is limited to 12 dancers so we can safely follow social distancing protocol. Class will be held inside the building. Face masks are required when we are inside. Dancers must dress in comfortable clothes, bring a water bottle, and dancing shoes.Information about purchasing formal Irish Dancing Gillies (shoes) and traditional school costumes will be given to new students.Parents must drop off students for class at the cafeteria entrance of the JPCC.Instructors: Catie Friel and Hali Thorne
 
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM    Irish Dance - Irish Dance - Thursdays (Champs)
Irish Step Dance classes are taught by sister duo, Catie and Hali from Thorne Academy of Irish Dance.All level class:This class is open to all students of all skill level. Focus on mastering Jigs, reels and traditional set dances. This class is focused on fun and fancy footwork! Information will be provided regarding Class costumes and shoes.Champs class:Level: Pre-Open Level-Bun Grad CHeavy focus on Hard shoe and advanced choreography.This class is for competitive dancers that are preparing for the 2021 Provincial Championships.Requirements: Class size is limited to 12 dancers so we can safely follow social distancing protocol. Class will be held inside the building. Face masks are required when we are inside. Dancers must dress in comfortable clothes, bring a water bottle, and dancing shoes.Information about purchasing formal Irish Dancing Gillies (shoes) and traditional school costumes will be given to new students.Parents must drop off students for class at the cafeteria entrance of the JPCC.Instructors: Catie Friel and Hali Thorne
 
5:30 PM - 6:00 PM    Music - Ta-Dah! Music Private Piano Instruction - Ta-Dah! Music Private Piano Instruction
Philosophy:Music instruction provides the student an opportunity to learn and grow through self-expression, curiosity, and creativity.   Mission: To provide high quality, engaging music education in a safe and welcoming environment. Target Audience: Children 6 years old and up.  Adults welcome.Class Description: Each weekly lesson will be a 30-minute session of personalized piano instruction, with the goal of helping the student advance in musical note reading and piano performance techniques. Lessons will be appropriate for the student's age and ability.Additional Information:Assessment of student's ability will be done prior to first lesson via email. Students need to have access to a piano or keyboard (full size keys) at home for daily practice. If absolute beginner, a lesson book will need to be purchased from instructor at the first lesson.  If lessons have been taken before, please bring your most recent piano lesson book.Instructor:  Leanne Buckley holds a BS and MS degree in Music Education from Western Connecticut State University. She has 30 years of experience as a music educator in Connecticut public schools and 36 years of private piano instruction.
 
6:00 PM - 6:50 PM    Dog Training with Donna Registration - Tweener
Donna has over 15 years of hands-on canine training experience. Donna works hard to help each dog guardian have the tools and knowledge needed to build a stronger and healthier relationship with their dog. www.tlcdogtrainer.com*All classes require proof of rabies at the first class.S.T.A.R. PUPPY The AKC S.T.A.R. Puppy is an exciting program designed to get dog owners and their puppies off to a good start. The S.T.A.R. puppy program includes the following: basic puppy-raising information (jumping, house training, nipping...), basic obedience skills, how to better communicate and understand the language of dogs, and what is needed for responsible pet ownership. This program is designed for dogs less than 7 months in age who have not had any prior group experience.TWEENER Is your dog 7 months or older and never attended a basic obedience class? Then this is the group class for you! The Tweener class will cover all basic obedience skills (including how to infuse these skills as part of everyday life), how to better communicate with and understand the language of dogs, and what is needed for responsible pet ownership.*This is not a reactive dog class. Each dog needs to be privately evaluated by the instructor. Basic Obedience 1 Has your dog completed either the S.T.A.R. Puppy or Tweener Class and you're looking for the next level of training? Then this is the group class for you! The Basic Obedience 1 class takes the skills learned in the Star Puppy / Tweener Class to the next level. We revisit all the skills you have learned - increasing difficulty and reliability of performance. This fun class uses games which support teaching our dogs good manners while having fun at the same time!! Basic Obedience 2 If you have completed Basic Obedience 1 and want to start preparing for the Canine Good Citizen class - then this is the group for you. This class focuses on enhancing your leash work skills, how to increase your dog's ability to follow cues with various levels of distractions, as well as how to start getting more behavior for less rewards. You will also learn how to teach your dog to listen to cues from a distance rather than just right in front of you.
 
6:15 PM - 6:45 PM    Music - Ta-Dah! Music Private Piano Instruction - Ta-Dah! Music Private Piano Instruction
Philosophy:Music instruction provides the student an opportunity to learn and grow through self-expression, curiosity, and creativity.   Mission: To provide high quality, engaging music education in a safe and welcoming environment. Target Audience: Children 6 years old and up.  Adults welcome.Class Description: Each weekly lesson will be a 30-minute session of personalized piano instruction, with the goal of helping the student advance in musical note reading and piano performance techniques. Lessons will be appropriate for the student's age and ability.Additional Information:Assessment of student's ability will be done prior to first lesson via email. Students need to have access to a piano or keyboard (full size keys) at home for daily practice. If absolute beginner, a lesson book will need to be purchased from instructor at the first lesson.  If lessons have been taken before, please bring your most recent piano lesson book.Instructor:  Leanne Buckley holds a BS and MS degree in Music Education from Western Connecticut State University. She has 30 years of experience as a music educator in Connecticut public schools and 36 years of private piano instruction.
 
Saturday September 25, 2021
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Badminton - Family Badminton - September 25
Badminton is the second most popular sport in the world (next to soccer). We welcome all levels of players. Bring your sneakers and have fun playing badminton!  Requirements:Sneakers, Comfortable Clothing, MaskCoordinator:Mark Pernerewski
 
Monday September 27, 2021
4:00 PM - 4:30 PM    Ballet Princesses - Ballet Princesses
Come and dance to the music of fairy tale princesses while learning the fundamentals of basic ballet and ballet terminology. Parents are invited to stay and watch their "princesses" perform! Feel free to dress up in ballet attire and/or your favorite character, or comfy clothes are ok. We accept all skill levels from ages 2 1/2 to 6 years.  Requirements: A water bottle, ballet shoes are encouraged. Coordinator: Lindsey Rourke Burk Exclusion Date: October 11th
 
4:30 PM - 5:15 PM    Ballet Princesses - Ballet Princesses
Come and dance to the music of fairy tale princesses while learning the fundamentals of basic ballet and ballet terminology. Parents are invited to stay and watch their "princesses" perform! Feel free to dress up in ballet attire and/or your favorite character, or comfy clothes are ok. We accept all skill levels from ages 2 1/2 to 6 years.  Requirements: A water bottle, ballet shoes are encouraged. Coordinator: Lindsey Rourke Burk Exclusion Date: October 11th
 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Irish Dance - Irish Dance - Monday (All Levels)
Irish Step Dance classes are taught by sister duo, Catie and Hali from Thorne Academy of Irish Dance.All level class:This class is open to all students of all skill level. Focus on mastering Jigs, reels and traditional set dances. This class is focused on fun and fancy footwork! Information will be provided regarding Class costumes and shoes.Champs class:Level: Pre-Open Level-Bun Grad CHeavy focus on Hard shoe and advanced choreography.This class is for competitive dancers that are preparing for the 2021 Provincial Championships.Requirements: Class size is limited to 12 dancers so we can safely follow social distancing protocol. Class will be held inside the building. Face masks are required when we are inside. Dancers must dress in comfortable clothes, bring a water bottle, and dancing shoes.Information about purchasing formal Irish Dancing Gillies (shoes) and traditional school costumes will be given to new students.Parents must drop off students for class at the cafeteria entrance of the JPCC.Instructors: Catie Friel and Hali Thorne
 
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM    Irish Dance - Irish Dance - Monday (Champs)
Irish Step Dance classes are taught by sister duo, Catie and Hali from Thorne Academy of Irish Dance.All level class:This class is open to all students of all skill level. Focus on mastering Jigs, reels and traditional set dances. This class is focused on fun and fancy footwork! Information will be provided regarding Class costumes and shoes.Champs class:Level: Pre-Open Level-Bun Grad CHeavy focus on Hard shoe and advanced choreography.This class is for competitive dancers that are preparing for the 2021 Provincial Championships.Requirements: Class size is limited to 12 dancers so we can safely follow social distancing protocol. Class will be held inside the building. Face masks are required when we are inside. Dancers must dress in comfortable clothes, bring a water bottle, and dancing shoes.Information about purchasing formal Irish Dancing Gillies (shoes) and traditional school costumes will be given to new students.Parents must drop off students for class at the cafeteria entrance of the JPCC.Instructors: Catie Friel and Hali Thorne
 
5:15 PM - 6:00 PM    Ballet Princesses - Ballet Princesses
Come and dance to the music of fairy tale princesses while learning the fundamentals of basic ballet and ballet terminology. Parents are invited to stay and watch their "princesses" perform! Feel free to dress up in ballet attire and/or your favorite character, or comfy clothes are ok. We accept all skill levels from ages 2 1/2 to 6 years.  Requirements: A water bottle, ballet shoes are encouraged. Coordinator: Lindsey Rourke Burk Exclusion Date: October 11th
 
6:00 PM - 6:45 PM    Music - Intro to Guitar (Beginners) - Beginner/Intermediate Guitar Lessons
If you're looking to learn guitar this is the program for you! Through six weeks you will learn the fundamentals, including scales, chords, tuning, arpeggios and rhythm. RequirementsA mask, bring your own guitarInstructorJody Cipot
 
7:00 PM - 7:45 PM    Music - Intro to Guitar (Beginners) - Beginner/Intermediate Guitar Lessons
If you're looking to learn guitar this is the program for you! Through six weeks you will learn the fundamentals, including scales, chords, tuning, arpeggios and rhythm. RequirementsA mask, bring your own guitarInstructorJody Cipot
 
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM    Badminton - Adult Badminton - September 13
Badminton is the second most popular sport in the world (next to soccer). We welcome all levels of players. Bring your sneakers and have fun playing badminton!  Requirements:Sneakers, Comfortable Clothing, MaskCoordinator:Mark Pernerewski
 
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM    Badminton - Adult Badminton - September 20
Badminton is the second most popular sport in the world (next to soccer). We welcome all levels of players. Bring your sneakers and have fun playing badminton!  Requirements:Sneakers, Comfortable Clothing, MaskCoordinator:Mark Pernerewski
 
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM    Badminton - Adult Badminton - September 27
Badminton is the second most popular sport in the world (next to soccer). We welcome all levels of players. Bring your sneakers and have fun playing badminton!  Requirements:Sneakers, Comfortable Clothing, MaskCoordinator:Mark Pernerewski
 
Tuesday September 28, 2021
9:15 AM - 10:00 AM    Tikes - Tumblin’ Tikes - Tumblin' Tikes- Fall (Tues, Ages 1-2)
Children and parents learn to play, sing, create and laugh together while romping to music, exploring our indoor play land, and meeting new friends. This program helps children develop sensory awareness and build motor skills. If needed, siblings are welcome to attend, but for safety reasons, they are not permitted on any of the equipment.Requirements: Guardians must be present, anyone 3 and older must wear a maskCoordinator: Michele Gasiewski
 
10:15 AM - 11:00 AM    Tikes - Tumblin’ Tikes - Tumblin' Tikes- Fall (Tues, Ages 2-3)
Children and parents learn to play, sing, create and laugh together while romping to music, exploring our indoor play land, and meeting new friends. This program helps children develop sensory awareness and build motor skills. If needed, siblings are welcome to attend, but for safety reasons, they are not permitted on any of the equipment.Requirements: Guardians must be present, anyone 3 and older must wear a maskCoordinator: Michele Gasiewski
 
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM    Crafty Art for Kids - Crafty Art for Kids - Fall
Children will explore with paint, oil pastels, clay and other medium to create their own masterpieces. They will complete and take home a different art project each week!Requirements: Clothes that you don't mind getting paint on!Masks will be required when unable to maintain a six foot distance. The room and materials will be sanitized before and after each class. Participants will not have to wear a mask when at their table, as seating will be spread out over 6 feet apart. Coordinator: Roberta Baker
 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Irish Dance - Irish Dance - Tuesdays (All Levels)
Irish Step Dance classes are taught by sister duo, Catie and Hali from Thorne Academy of Irish Dance.All level class:This class is open to all students of all skill level. Focus on mastering Jigs, reels and traditional set dances. This class is focused on fun and fancy footwork! Information will be provided regarding Class costumes and shoes.Champs class:Level: Pre-Open Level-Bun Grad CHeavy focus on Hard shoe and advanced choreography.This class is for competitive dancers that are preparing for the 2021 Provincial Championships.Requirements: Class size is limited to 12 dancers so we can safely follow social distancing protocol. Class will be held inside the building. Face masks are required when we are inside. Dancers must dress in comfortable clothes, bring a water bottle, and dancing shoes.Information about purchasing formal Irish Dancing Gillies (shoes) and traditional school costumes will be given to new students.Parents must drop off students for class at the cafeteria entrance of the JPCC.Instructors: Catie Friel and Hali Thorne
 
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM    Irish Dance - Irish Dance - Tuesdays (Champs)
Irish Step Dance classes are taught by sister duo, Catie and Hali from Thorne Academy of Irish Dance.All level class:This class is open to all students of all skill level. Focus on mastering Jigs, reels and traditional set dances. This class is focused on fun and fancy footwork! Information will be provided regarding Class costumes and shoes.Champs class:Level: Pre-Open Level-Bun Grad CHeavy focus on Hard shoe and advanced choreography.This class is for competitive dancers that are preparing for the 2021 Provincial Championships.Requirements: Class size is limited to 12 dancers so we can safely follow social distancing protocol. Class will be held inside the building. Face masks are required when we are inside. Dancers must dress in comfortable clothes, bring a water bottle, and dancing shoes.Information about purchasing formal Irish Dancing Gillies (shoes) and traditional school costumes will be given to new students.Parents must drop off students for class at the cafeteria entrance of the JPCC.Instructors: Catie Friel and Hali Thorne
 
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM    Knitting - Sit 'n Knit
Sit 'n Knit  Students learn the basic stitches, how to read a yarn label so they can buy yarn on their own after classes end, and how to read a knitting pattern. They'll choose a project in the fourth class and work on it through to the end of the class.All materials are included 6 weekly classes (Tuesday Nights), 1.5 hours eachRequirements: A MaskInstructor: Andrea Dener
 
Wednesday September 29, 2021
10:15 AM - 11:00 AM    Tikes - Tumblin’ Tikes - Tumblin' Tikes- Fall (Wed, Ages 2-3)
Children and parents learn to play, sing, create and laugh together while romping to music, exploring our indoor play land, and meeting new friends. This program helps children develop sensory awareness and build motor skills. If needed, siblings are welcome to attend, but for safety reasons, they are not permitted on any of the equipment.Requirements: Guardians must be present, anyone 3 and older must wear a maskCoordinator: Michele Gasiewski
 
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM    Yoga - Gentle Yoga for Adults - Wednesdays
Evening yoga & mindfulnessImagine ending your workday with a small group class geared towards your total relaxation and well being. Class begins with optional essential oils/lotion as you enter the yoga studio like environment with soft lights twinkling and relaxing background music playing. You are already feeling relaxed just entering this wonderful space…but there is more!Dawn will then lead you through a gentle, slow flow yoga planned carefully to help the body and mind release tension. Modifications are offered during all classes so that new students as well as seasoned yogis or yoginis can benefit from this nurturing practice.Breathing techniques designed to alleviate stress both on and off the mat (in the real world, where let's face it most stress happens) will be taught and practiced.Classes will incorporate the principles of mediation and mindfulness. The goal of this class is that you feel relaxed, rejuvenated and centered when you leave class. Additionally these skills can often help you to manage situational stress/anxiety/tension as it occurs once you step off your mat and head back into the real world.Daytime Yoga Let Dawn guide you through gentle yoga moves that are perfect for all levels. Learn breathing and relaxation techniques to take off the mat and out into the real world. Enjoy some stretching and leave class feeling calm and rejuvenated! Requirements:Comfortable clothing, your own yoga mat (except for chair yoga)Instructor:Dawn Delpha
 
3:30 PM - 4:00 PM    Music - Ta-Dah! Music Private Piano Instruction - Ta-Dah! Music Private Piano Instruction
Philosophy:Music instruction provides the student an opportunity to learn and grow through self-expression, curiosity, and creativity.   Mission: To provide high quality, engaging music education in a safe and welcoming environment. Target Audience: Children 6 years old and up.  Adults welcome.Class Description: Each weekly lesson will be a 30-minute session of personalized piano instruction, with the goal of helping the student advance in musical note reading and piano performance techniques. Lessons will be appropriate for the student's age and ability.Additional Information:Assessment of student's ability will be done prior to first lesson via email. Students need to have access to a piano or keyboard (full size keys) at home for daily practice. If absolute beginner, a lesson book will need to be purchased from instructor at the first lesson.  If lessons have been taken before, please bring your most recent piano lesson book.Instructor:  Leanne Buckley holds a BS and MS degree in Music Education from Western Connecticut State University. She has 30 years of experience as a music educator in Connecticut public schools and 36 years of private piano instruction.
 
4:15 PM - 4:45 PM    Music - Ta-Dah! Music Private Piano Instruction - Ta-Dah! Music Private Piano Instruction
Philosophy:Music instruction provides the student an opportunity to learn and grow through self-expression, curiosity, and creativity.   Mission: To provide high quality, engaging music education in a safe and welcoming environment. Target Audience: Children 6 years old and up.  Adults welcome.Class Description: Each weekly lesson will be a 30-minute session of personalized piano instruction, with the goal of helping the student advance in musical note reading and piano performance techniques. Lessons will be appropriate for the student's age and ability.Additional Information:Assessment of student's ability will be done prior to first lesson via email. Students need to have access to a piano or keyboard (full size keys) at home for daily practice. If absolute beginner, a lesson book will need to be purchased from instructor at the first lesson.  If lessons have been taken before, please bring your most recent piano lesson book.Instructor:  Leanne Buckley holds a BS and MS degree in Music Education from Western Connecticut State University. She has 30 years of experience as a music educator in Connecticut public schools and 36 years of private piano instruction.
 
5:00 PM - 5:30 PM    Music - Ta-Dah! Music Private Piano Instruction - Ta-Dah! Music Private Piano Instruction
Philosophy:Music instruction provides the student an opportunity to learn and grow through self-expression, curiosity, and creativity.   Mission: To provide high quality, engaging music education in a safe and welcoming environment. Target Audience: Children 6 years old and up.  Adults welcome.Class Description: Each weekly lesson will be a 30-minute session of personalized piano instruction, with the goal of helping the student advance in musical note reading and piano performance techniques. Lessons will be appropriate for the student's age and ability.Additional Information:Assessment of student's ability will be done prior to first lesson via email. Students need to have access to a piano or keyboard (full size keys) at home for daily practice. If absolute beginner, a lesson book will need to be purchased from instructor at the first lesson.  If lessons have been taken before, please bring your most recent piano lesson book.Instructor:  Leanne Buckley holds a BS and MS degree in Music Education from Western Connecticut State University. She has 30 years of experience as a music educator in Connecticut public schools and 36 years of private piano instruction.
 
5:00 PM - 5:50 PM    Dog Training with Donna Registration - S.T.A.R. PUPPY
Donna has over 15 years of hands-on canine training experience. Donna works hard to help each dog guardian have the tools and knowledge needed to build a stronger and healthier relationship with their dog. www.tlcdogtrainer.com*All classes require proof of rabies at the first class.S.T.A.R. PUPPY The AKC S.T.A.R. Puppy is an exciting program designed to get dog owners and their puppies off to a good start. The S.T.A.R. puppy program includes the following: basic puppy-raising information (jumping, house training, nipping...), basic obedience skills, how to better communicate and understand the language of dogs, and what is needed for responsible pet ownership. This program is designed for dogs less than 7 months in age who have not had any prior group experience.TWEENER Is your dog 7 months or older and never attended a basic obedience class? Then this is the group class for you! The Tweener class will cover all basic obedience skills (including how to infuse these skills as part of everyday life), how to better communicate with and understand the language of dogs, and what is needed for responsible pet ownership.*This is not a reactive dog class. Each dog needs to be privately evaluated by the instructor. Basic Obedience 1 Has your dog completed either the S.T.A.R. Puppy or Tweener Class and you're looking for the next level of training? Then this is the group class for you! The Basic Obedience 1 class takes the skills learned in the Star Puppy / Tweener Class to the next level. We revisit all the skills you have learned - increasing difficulty and reliability of performance. This fun class uses games which support teaching our dogs good manners while having fun at the same time!! Basic Obedience 2 If you have completed Basic Obedience 1 and want to start preparing for the Canine Good Citizen class - then this is the group for you. This class focuses on enhancing your leash work skills, how to increase your dog's ability to follow cues with various levels of distractions, as well as how to start getting more behavior for less rewards. You will also learn how to teach your dog to listen to cues from a distance rather than just right in front of you.
 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Irish Dance - Irish Dance - Wednesdays (All Level)
Irish Step Dance classes are taught by sister duo, Catie and Hali from Thorne Academy of Irish Dance.All level class:This class is open to all students of all skill level. Focus on mastering Jigs, reels and traditional set dances. This class is focused on fun and fancy footwork! Information will be provided regarding Class costumes and shoes.Champs class:Level: Pre-Open Level-Bun Grad CHeavy focus on Hard shoe and advanced choreography.This class is for competitive dancers that are preparing for the 2021 Provincial Championships.Requirements: Class size is limited to 12 dancers so we can safely follow social distancing protocol. Class will be held inside the building. Face masks are required when we are inside. Dancers must dress in comfortable clothes, bring a water bottle, and dancing shoes.Information about purchasing formal Irish Dancing Gillies (shoes) and traditional school costumes will be given to new students.Parents must drop off students for class at the cafeteria entrance of the JPCC.Instructors: Catie Friel and Hali Thorne
 
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM    Irish Dance - Irish Dance - Wednesdays (Champs)
Irish Step Dance classes are taught by sister duo, Catie and Hali from Thorne Academy of Irish Dance.All level class:This class is open to all students of all skill level. Focus on mastering Jigs, reels and traditional set dances. This class is focused on fun and fancy footwork! Information will be provided regarding Class costumes and shoes.Champs class:Level: Pre-Open Level-Bun Grad CHeavy focus on Hard shoe and advanced choreography.This class is for competitive dancers that are preparing for the 2021 Provincial Championships.Requirements: Class size is limited to 12 dancers so we can safely follow social distancing protocol. Class will be held inside the building. Face masks are required when we are inside. Dancers must dress in comfortable clothes, bring a water bottle, and dancing shoes.Information about purchasing formal Irish Dancing Gillies (shoes) and traditional school costumes will be given to new students.Parents must drop off students for class at the cafeteria entrance of the JPCC.Instructors: Catie Friel and Hali Thorne
 
5:45 PM - 6:15 PM    Music - Ta-Dah! Music Private Piano Instruction - Ta-Dah! Music Private Piano Instruction
Philosophy:Music instruction provides the student an opportunity to learn and grow through self-expression, curiosity, and creativity.   Mission: To provide high quality, engaging music education in a safe and welcoming environment. Target Audience: Children 6 years old and up.  Adults welcome.Class Description: Each weekly lesson will be a 30-minute session of personalized piano instruction, with the goal of helping the student advance in musical note reading and piano performance techniques. Lessons will be appropriate for the student's age and ability.Additional Information:Assessment of student's ability will be done prior to first lesson via email. Students need to have access to a piano or keyboard (full size keys) at home for daily practice. If absolute beginner, a lesson book will need to be purchased from instructor at the first lesson.  If lessons have been taken before, please bring your most recent piano lesson book.Instructor:  Leanne Buckley holds a BS and MS degree in Music Education from Western Connecticut State University. She has 30 years of experience as a music educator in Connecticut public schools and 36 years of private piano instruction.
 
6:00 PM - 6:50 PM    Dog Training with Donna Registration - S.T.A.R. PUPPY
Donna has over 15 years of hands-on canine training experience. Donna works hard to help each dog guardian have the tools and knowledge needed to build a stronger and healthier relationship with their dog. www.tlcdogtrainer.com*All classes require proof of rabies at the first class.S.T.A.R. PUPPY The AKC S.T.A.R. Puppy is an exciting program designed to get dog owners and their puppies off to a good start. The S.T.A.R. puppy program includes the following: basic puppy-raising information (jumping, house training, nipping...), basic obedience skills, how to better communicate and understand the language of dogs, and what is needed for responsible pet ownership. This program is designed for dogs less than 7 months in age who have not had any prior group experience.TWEENER Is your dog 7 months or older and never attended a basic obedience class? Then this is the group class for you! The Tweener class will cover all basic obedience skills (including how to infuse these skills as part of everyday life), how to better communicate with and understand the language of dogs, and what is needed for responsible pet ownership.*This is not a reactive dog class. Each dog needs to be privately evaluated by the instructor. Basic Obedience 1 Has your dog completed either the S.T.A.R. Puppy or Tweener Class and you're looking for the next level of training? Then this is the group class for you! The Basic Obedience 1 class takes the skills learned in the Star Puppy / Tweener Class to the next level. We revisit all the skills you have learned - increasing difficulty and reliability of performance. This fun class uses games which support teaching our dogs good manners while having fun at the same time!! Basic Obedience 2 If you have completed Basic Obedience 1 and want to start preparing for the Canine Good Citizen class - then this is the group for you. This class focuses on enhancing your leash work skills, how to increase your dog's ability to follow cues with various levels of distractions, as well as how to start getting more behavior for less rewards. You will also learn how to teach your dog to listen to cues from a distance rather than just right in front of you.
 
Thursday September 30, 2021
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM    Music - Ta-Dah! PreK Group Music Class - Ta-Dah! PreK Group Music Class
Philosophy:Music instruction provides all involved an opportunity to learn and grow through self-expression, curiosity, and creativity.   Mission: To provide high quality, engaging music education in a safe and welcoming environment. Target Audience: Children 3-4 years old with an accompanying parent/guardian/caregiver. Class Description: Each 45 minute class is designed with the PreK student in mind. All activities are tailored to keep young learners engaged through what they do best -- play. Participants will learn songs, move to music, play musical games, as well as use simple percussion instruments.  Each class session is intended to stimulate imagination, provide both group and individual participation and foster a love of music.  At the end of the six-week session; you and your child will have a repertoire of music and memories to last a lifetime.Additional Information:Come dressed comfortably, with sensible footwear (child & adult) to allow for safe movement during class.  All instruments and supplies used during class are rated for ages 3+ and will be sanitized between classes. Instructor/Creator:  Leanne Buckley holds a Bachelors and Masters degree in Music Education from Western Connecticut State University and has 30 years of experience as a music educator in Connecticut public schools. 
 
1:00 PM - 1:30 PM    Music - Ta-Dah! Music Private Piano Instruction - Ta-Dah! Music Private Piano Instruction
Philosophy:Music instruction provides the student an opportunity to learn and grow through self-expression, curiosity, and creativity.   Mission: To provide high quality, engaging music education in a safe and welcoming environment. Target Audience: Children 6 years old and up.  Adults welcome.Class Description: Each weekly lesson will be a 30-minute session of personalized piano instruction, with the goal of helping the student advance in musical note reading and piano performance techniques. Lessons will be appropriate for the student's age and ability.Additional Information:Assessment of student's ability will be done prior to first lesson via email. Students need to have access to a piano or keyboard (full size keys) at home for daily practice. If absolute beginner, a lesson book will need to be purchased from instructor at the first lesson.  If lessons have been taken before, please bring your most recent piano lesson book.Instructor:  Leanne Buckley holds a BS and MS degree in Music Education from Western Connecticut State University. She has 30 years of experience as a music educator in Connecticut public schools and 36 years of private piano instruction.
 
1:45 PM - 2:15 PM    Music - Ta-Dah! Music Private Piano Instruction - Ta-Dah! Music Private Piano Instruction
Philosophy:Music instruction provides the student an opportunity to learn and grow through self-expression, curiosity, and creativity.   Mission: To provide high quality, engaging music education in a safe and welcoming environment. Target Audience: Children 6 years old and up.  Adults welcome.Class Description: Each weekly lesson will be a 30-minute session of personalized piano instruction, with the goal of helping the student advance in musical note reading and piano performance techniques. Lessons will be appropriate for the student's age and ability.Additional Information:Assessment of student's ability will be done prior to first lesson via email. Students need to have access to a piano or keyboard (full size keys) at home for daily practice. If absolute beginner, a lesson book will need to be purchased from instructor at the first lesson.  If lessons have been taken before, please bring your most recent piano lesson book.Instructor:  Leanne Buckley holds a BS and MS degree in Music Education from Western Connecticut State University. She has 30 years of experience as a music educator in Connecticut public schools and 36 years of private piano instruction.
 
2:30 PM - 3:00 PM    Music - Ta-Dah! Music Private Piano Instruction - Ta-Dah! Music Private Piano Instruction
Philosophy:Music instruction provides the student an opportunity to learn and grow through self-expression, curiosity, and creativity.   Mission: To provide high quality, engaging music education in a safe and welcoming environment. Target Audience: Children 6 years old and up.  Adults welcome.Class Description: Each weekly lesson will be a 30-minute session of personalized piano instruction, with the goal of helping the student advance in musical note reading and piano performance techniques. Lessons will be appropriate for the student's age and ability.Additional Information:Assessment of student's ability will be done prior to first lesson via email. Students need to have access to a piano or keyboard (full size keys) at home for daily practice. If absolute beginner, a lesson book will need to be purchased from instructor at the first lesson.  If lessons have been taken before, please bring your most recent piano lesson book.Instructor:  Leanne Buckley holds a BS and MS degree in Music Education from Western Connecticut State University. She has 30 years of experience as a music educator in Connecticut public schools and 36 years of private piano instruction.
 
3:15 PM - 3:45 PM    Music - Ta-Dah! Music Private Piano Instruction - Ta-Dah! Music Private Piano Instruction
Philosophy:Music instruction provides the student an opportunity to learn and grow through self-expression, curiosity, and creativity.   Mission: To provide high quality, engaging music education in a safe and welcoming environment. Target Audience: Children 6 years old and up.  Adults welcome.Class Description: Each weekly lesson will be a 30-minute session of personalized piano instruction, with the goal of helping the student advance in musical note reading and piano performance techniques. Lessons will be appropriate for the student's age and ability.Additional Information:Assessment of student's ability will be done prior to first lesson via email. Students need to have access to a piano or keyboard (full size keys) at home for daily practice. If absolute beginner, a lesson book will need to be purchased from instructor at the first lesson.  If lessons have been taken before, please bring your most recent piano lesson book.Instructor:  Leanne Buckley holds a BS and MS degree in Music Education from Western Connecticut State University. She has 30 years of experience as a music educator in Connecticut public schools and 36 years of private piano instruction.
 
4:00 PM - 4:30 PM    Music - Ta-Dah! Music Private Piano Instruction - Ta-Dah! Music Private Piano Instruction
Philosophy:Music instruction provides the student an opportunity to learn and grow through self-expression, curiosity, and creativity.   Mission: To provide high quality, engaging music education in a safe and welcoming environment. Target Audience: Children 6 years old and up.  Adults welcome.Class Description: Each weekly lesson will be a 30-minute session of personalized piano instruction, with the goal of helping the student advance in musical note reading and piano performance techniques. Lessons will be appropriate for the student's age and ability.Additional Information:Assessment of student's ability will be done prior to first lesson via email. Students need to have access to a piano or keyboard (full size keys) at home for daily practice. If absolute beginner, a lesson book will need to be purchased from instructor at the first lesson.  If lessons have been taken before, please bring your most recent piano lesson book.Instructor:  Leanne Buckley holds a BS and MS degree in Music Education from Western Connecticut State University. She has 30 years of experience as a music educator in Connecticut public schools and 36 years of private piano instruction.
 
4:45 PM - 5:15 PM    Music - Ta-Dah! Music Private Piano Instruction - Ta-Dah! Music Private Piano Instruction
Philosophy:Music instruction provides the student an opportunity to learn and grow through self-expression, curiosity, and creativity.   Mission: To provide high quality, engaging music education in a safe and welcoming environment. Target Audience: Children 6 years old and up.  Adults welcome.Class Description: Each weekly lesson will be a 30-minute session of personalized piano instruction, with the goal of helping the student advance in musical note reading and piano performance techniques. Lessons will be appropriate for the student's age and ability.Additional Information:Assessment of student's ability will be done prior to first lesson via email. Students need to have access to a piano or keyboard (full size keys) at home for daily practice. If absolute beginner, a lesson book will need to be purchased from instructor at the first lesson.  If lessons have been taken before, please bring your most recent piano lesson book.Instructor:  Leanne Buckley holds a BS and MS degree in Music Education from Western Connecticut State University. She has 30 years of experience as a music educator in Connecticut public schools and 36 years of private piano instruction.
 
5:00 PM - 5:50 PM    Dog Training with Donna Registration - Basic Obedience 1
Donna has over 15 years of hands-on canine training experience. Donna works hard to help each dog guardian have the tools and knowledge needed to build a stronger and healthier relationship with their dog. www.tlcdogtrainer.com*All classes require proof of rabies at the first class.S.T.A.R. PUPPY The AKC S.T.A.R. Puppy is an exciting program designed to get dog owners and their puppies off to a good start. The S.T.A.R. puppy program includes the following: basic puppy-raising information (jumping, house training, nipping...), basic obedience skills, how to better communicate and understand the language of dogs, and what is needed for responsible pet ownership. This program is designed for dogs less than 7 months in age who have not had any prior group experience.TWEENER Is your dog 7 months or older and never attended a basic obedience class? Then this is the group class for you! The Tweener class will cover all basic obedience skills (including how to infuse these skills as part of everyday life), how to better communicate with and understand the language of dogs, and what is needed for responsible pet ownership.*This is not a reactive dog class. Each dog needs to be privately evaluated by the instructor. Basic Obedience 1 Has your dog completed either the S.T.A.R. Puppy or Tweener Class and you're looking for the next level of training? Then this is the group class for you! The Basic Obedience 1 class takes the skills learned in the Star Puppy / Tweener Class to the next level. We revisit all the skills you have learned - increasing difficulty and reliability of performance. This fun class uses games which support teaching our dogs good manners while having fun at the same time!! Basic Obedience 2 If you have completed Basic Obedience 1 and want to start preparing for the Canine Good Citizen class - then this is the group for you. This class focuses on enhancing your leash work skills, how to increase your dog's ability to follow cues with various levels of distractions, as well as how to start getting more behavior for less rewards. You will also learn how to teach your dog to listen to cues from a distance rather than just right in front of you.
 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Irish Dance - Irish Dance - Thursdays (All Level)
Irish Step Dance classes are taught by sister duo, Catie and Hali from Thorne Academy of Irish Dance.All level class:This class is open to all students of all skill level. Focus on mastering Jigs, reels and traditional set dances. This class is focused on fun and fancy footwork! Information will be provided regarding Class costumes and shoes.Champs class:Level: Pre-Open Level-Bun Grad CHeavy focus on Hard shoe and advanced choreography.This class is for competitive dancers that are preparing for the 2021 Provincial Championships.Requirements: Class size is limited to 12 dancers so we can safely follow social distancing protocol. Class will be held inside the building. Face masks are required when we are inside. Dancers must dress in comfortable clothes, bring a water bottle, and dancing shoes.Information about purchasing formal Irish Dancing Gillies (shoes) and traditional school costumes will be given to new students.Parents must drop off students for class at the cafeteria entrance of the JPCC.Instructors: Catie Friel and Hali Thorne
 
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM    Irish Dance - Irish Dance - Thursdays (Champs)
Irish Step Dance classes are taught by sister duo, Catie and Hali from Thorne Academy of Irish Dance.All level class:This class is open to all students of all skill level. Focus on mastering Jigs, reels and traditional set dances. This class is focused on fun and fancy footwork! Information will be provided regarding Class costumes and shoes.Champs class:Level: Pre-Open Level-Bun Grad CHeavy focus on Hard shoe and advanced choreography.This class is for competitive dancers that are preparing for the 2021 Provincial Championships.Requirements: Class size is limited to 12 dancers so we can safely follow social distancing protocol. Class will be held inside the building. Face masks are required when we are inside. Dancers must dress in comfortable clothes, bring a water bottle, and dancing shoes.Information about purchasing formal Irish Dancing Gillies (shoes) and traditional school costumes will be given to new students.Parents must drop off students for class at the cafeteria entrance of the JPCC.Instructors: Catie Friel and Hali Thorne
 
5:30 PM - 6:00 PM    Music - Ta-Dah! Music Private Piano Instruction - Ta-Dah! Music Private Piano Instruction
Philosophy:Music instruction provides the student an opportunity to learn and grow through self-expression, curiosity, and creativity.   Mission: To provide high quality, engaging music education in a safe and welcoming environment. Target Audience: Children 6 years old and up.  Adults welcome.Class Description: Each weekly lesson will be a 30-minute session of personalized piano instruction, with the goal of helping the student advance in musical note reading and piano performance techniques. Lessons will be appropriate for the student's age and ability.Additional Information:Assessment of student's ability will be done prior to first lesson via email. Students need to have access to a piano or keyboard (full size keys) at home for daily practice. If absolute beginner, a lesson book will need to be purchased from instructor at the first lesson.  If lessons have been taken before, please bring your most recent piano lesson book.Instructor:  Leanne Buckley holds a BS and MS degree in Music Education from Western Connecticut State University. She has 30 years of experience as a music educator in Connecticut public schools and 36 years of private piano instruction.
 
6:00 PM - 6:50 PM    Dog Training with Donna Registration - Tweener
Donna has over 15 years of hands-on canine training experience. Donna works hard to help each dog guardian have the tools and knowledge needed to build a stronger and healthier relationship with their dog. www.tlcdogtrainer.com*All classes require proof of rabies at the first class.S.T.A.R. PUPPY The AKC S.T.A.R. Puppy is an exciting program designed to get dog owners and their puppies off to a good start. The S.T.A.R. puppy program includes the following: basic puppy-raising information (jumping, house training, nipping...), basic obedience skills, how to better communicate and understand the language of dogs, and what is needed for responsible pet ownership. This program is designed for dogs less than 7 months in age who have not had any prior group experience.TWEENER Is your dog 7 months or older and never attended a basic obedience class? Then this is the group class for you! The Tweener class will cover all basic obedience skills (including how to infuse these skills as part of everyday life), how to better communicate with and understand the language of dogs, and what is needed for responsible pet ownership.*This is not a reactive dog class. Each dog needs to be privately evaluated by the instructor. Basic Obedience 1 Has your dog completed either the S.T.A.R. Puppy or Tweener Class and you're looking for the next level of training? Then this is the group class for you! The Basic Obedience 1 class takes the skills learned in the Star Puppy / Tweener Class to the next level. We revisit all the skills you have learned - increasing difficulty and reliability of performance. This fun class uses games which support teaching our dogs good manners while having fun at the same time!! Basic Obedience 2 If you have completed Basic Obedience 1 and want to start preparing for the Canine Good Citizen class - then this is the group for you. This class focuses on enhancing your leash work skills, how to increase your dog's ability to follow cues with various levels of distractions, as well as how to start getting more behavior for less rewards. You will also learn how to teach your dog to listen to cues from a distance rather than just right in front of you.
 
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM    Crochet - Crochet Today
Crochet Today Students learn the basic stitches, how to read a yarn label so they can buy yarn on their own after classes end, and how to read a crocheting pattern. Students will choose a project on the fourth class and work on it through to the end of the class.All materials are included 6 weekly classes (Thursday Nights), 1.5 hours eachRequirements: A MaskInstructor: Andrea Dener
 
6:15 PM - 6:45 PM    Music - Ta-Dah! Music Private Piano Instruction - Ta-Dah! Music Private Piano Instruction
Philosophy:Music instruction provides the student an opportunity to learn and grow through self-expression, curiosity, and creativity.   Mission: To provide high quality, engaging music education in a safe and welcoming environment. Target Audience: Children 6 years old and up.  Adults welcome.Class Description: Each weekly lesson will be a 30-minute session of personalized piano instruction, with the goal of helping the student advance in musical note reading and piano performance techniques. Lessons will be appropriate for the student's age and ability.Additional Information:Assessment of student's ability will be done prior to first lesson via email. Students need to have access to a piano or keyboard (full size keys) at home for daily practice. If absolute beginner, a lesson book will need to be purchased from instructor at the first lesson.  If lessons have been taken before, please bring your most recent piano lesson book.Instructor:  Leanne Buckley holds a BS and MS degree in Music Education from Western Connecticut State University. She has 30 years of experience as a music educator in Connecticut public schools and 36 years of private piano instruction.
 
Sunday October 3, 2021
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Cornhole - Drop In - October 3rd
Fall Drop-In Cornhole: Join us in a laid back and fun setting to practice your game before the winter league kicks off. One member from your team must register and space is limited ($10/team).Winter Cornhole League:*ONLY THE TEAM CAPTAIN SHOULD REGISTER YOUR TEAM * Each team must have two permanents and a maximum or three substitutes. Boards are provided.CoordinatorHobson LopesRequirementsMasks must be on at all times, bring your own bags (cannot be filled with corn)
 
Monday October 4, 2021
4:00 PM - 4:30 PM    Ballet Princesses - Ballet Princesses
Come and dance to the music of fairy tale princesses while learning the fundamentals of basic ballet and ballet terminology. Parents are invited to stay and watch their "princesses" perform! Feel free to dress up in ballet attire and/or your favorite character, or comfy clothes are ok. We accept all skill levels from ages 2 1/2 to 6 years.  Requirements: A water bottle, ballet shoes are encouraged. Coordinator: Lindsey Rourke Burk Exclusion Date: October 11th
 
4:30 PM - 5:15 PM    Ballet Princesses - Ballet Princesses
Come and dance to the music of fairy tale princesses while learning the fundamentals of basic ballet and ballet terminology. Parents are invited to stay and watch their "princesses" perform! Feel free to dress up in ballet attire and/or your favorite character, or comfy clothes are ok. We accept all skill levels from ages 2 1/2 to 6 years.  Requirements: A water bottle, ballet shoes are encouraged. Coordinator: Lindsey Rourke Burk Exclusion Date: October 11th
 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Irish Dance - Irish Dance - Monday (All Levels)
Irish Step Dance classes are taught by sister duo, Catie and Hali from Thorne Academy of Irish Dance.All level class:This class is open to all students of all skill level. Focus on mastering Jigs, reels and traditional set dances. This class is focused on fun and fancy footwork! Information will be provided regarding Class costumes and shoes.Champs class:Level: Pre-Open Level-Bun Grad CHeavy focus on Hard shoe and advanced choreography.This class is for competitive dancers that are preparing for the 2021 Provincial Championships.Requirements: Class size is limited to 12 dancers so we can safely follow social distancing protocol. Class will be held inside the building. Face masks are required when we are inside. Dancers must dress in comfortable clothes, bring a water bottle, and dancing shoes.Information about purchasing formal Irish Dancing Gillies (shoes) and traditional school costumes will be given to new students.Parents must drop off students for class at the cafeteria entrance of the JPCC.Instructors: Catie Friel and Hali Thorne
 
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM    Irish Dance - Irish Dance - Monday (Champs)
Irish Step Dance classes are taught by sister duo, Catie and Hali from Thorne Academy of Irish Dance.All level class:This class is open to all students of all skill level. Focus on mastering Jigs, reels and traditional set dances. This class is focused on fun and fancy footwork! Information will be provided regarding Class costumes and shoes.Champs class:Level: Pre-Open Level-Bun Grad CHeavy focus on Hard shoe and advanced choreography.This class is for competitive dancers that are preparing for the 2021 Provincial Championships.Requirements: Class size is limited to 12 dancers so we can safely follow social distancing protocol. Class will be held inside the building. Face masks are required when we are inside. Dancers must dress in comfortable clothes, bring a water bottle, and dancing shoes.Information about purchasing formal Irish Dancing Gillies (shoes) and traditional school costumes will be given to new students.Parents must drop off students for class at the cafeteria entrance of the JPCC.Instructors: Catie Friel and Hali Thorne
 
5:15 PM - 6:00 PM    Ballet Princesses - Ballet Princesses
Come and dance to the music of fairy tale princesses while learning the fundamentals of basic ballet and ballet terminology. Parents are invited to stay and watch their "princesses" perform! Feel free to dress up in ballet attire and/or your favorite character, or comfy clothes are ok. We accept all skill levels from ages 2 1/2 to 6 years.  Requirements: A water bottle, ballet shoes are encouraged. Coordinator: Lindsey Rourke Burk Exclusion Date: October 11th
 
6:00 PM - 6:45 PM    Music - Intro to Guitar (Beginners) - Beginner/Intermediate Guitar Lessons
If you're looking to learn guitar this is the program for you! Through six weeks you will learn the fundamentals, including scales, chords, tuning, arpeggios and rhythm. RequirementsA mask, bring your own guitarInstructorJody Cipot
 
7:00 PM - 7:45 PM    Music - Intro to Guitar (Beginners) - Beginner/Intermediate Guitar Lessons
If you're looking to learn guitar this is the program for you! Through six weeks you will learn the fundamentals, including scales, chords, tuning, arpeggios and rhythm. RequirementsA mask, bring your own guitarInstructorJody Cipot
 
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM    Badminton - Adult Badminton - September 13
Badminton is the second most popular sport in the world (next to soccer). We welcome all levels of players. Bring your sneakers and have fun playing badminton!  Requirements:Sneakers, Comfortable Clothing, MaskCoordinator:Mark Pernerewski
 
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM    Badminton - Adult Badminton - September 20
Badminton is the second most popular sport in the world (next to soccer). We welcome all levels of players. Bring your sneakers and have fun playing badminton!  Requirements:Sneakers, Comfortable Clothing, MaskCoordinator:Mark Pernerewski
 
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM    Badminton - Adult Badminton - September 27
Badminton is the second most popular sport in the world (next to soccer). We welcome all levels of players. Bring your sneakers and have fun playing badminton!  Requirements:Sneakers, Comfortable Clothing, MaskCoordinator:Mark Pernerewski
 
Tuesday October 5, 2021
9:15 AM - 10:00 AM    Tikes - Tumblin’ Tikes - Tumblin' Tikes- Fall (Tues, Ages 1-2)
Children and parents learn to play, sing, create and laugh together while romping to music, exploring our indoor play land, and meeting new friends. This program helps children develop sensory awareness and build motor skills. If needed, siblings are welcome to attend, but for safety reasons, they are not permitted on any of the equipment.Requirements: Guardians must be present, anyone 3 and older must wear a maskCoordinator: Michele Gasiewski
 
10:15 AM - 11:00 AM    Tikes - Tumblin’ Tikes - Tumblin' Tikes- Fall (Tues, Ages 2-3)
Children and parents learn to play, sing, create and laugh together while romping to music, exploring our indoor play land, and meeting new friends. This program helps children develop sensory awareness and build motor skills. If needed, siblings are welcome to attend, but for safety reasons, they are not permitted on any of the equipment.Requirements: Guardians must be present, anyone 3 and older must wear a maskCoordinator: Michele Gasiewski
 
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM    Crafty Art for Kids - Crafty Art for Kids - Fall
Children will explore with paint, oil pastels, clay and other medium to create their own masterpieces. They will complete and take home a different art project each week!Requirements: Clothes that you don't mind getting paint on!Masks will be required when unable to maintain a six foot distance. The room and materials will be sanitized before and after each class. Participants will not have to wear a mask when at their table, as seating will be spread out over 6 feet apart. Coordinator: Roberta Baker
 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Irish Dance - Irish Dance - Tuesdays (All Levels)
Irish Step Dance classes are taught by sister duo, Catie and Hali from Thorne Academy of Irish Dance.All level class:This class is open to all students of all skill level. Focus on mastering Jigs, reels and traditional set dances. This class is focused on fun and fancy footwork! Information will be provided regarding Class costumes and shoes.Champs class:Level: Pre-Open Level-Bun Grad CHeavy focus on Hard shoe and advanced choreography.This class is for competitive dancers that are preparing for the 2021 Provincial Championships.Requirements: Class size is limited to 12 dancers so we can safely follow social distancing protocol. Class will be held inside the building. Face masks are required when we are inside. Dancers must dress in comfortable clothes, bring a water bottle, and dancing shoes.Information about purchasing formal Irish Dancing Gillies (shoes) and traditional school costumes will be given to new students.Parents must drop off students for class at the cafeteria entrance of the JPCC.Instructors: Catie Friel and Hali Thorne
 
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM    Irish Dance - Irish Dance - Tuesdays (Champs)
Irish Step Dance classes are taught by sister duo, Catie and Hali from Thorne Academy of Irish Dance.All level class:This class is open to all students of all skill level. Focus on mastering Jigs, reels and traditional set dances. This class is focused on fun and fancy footwork! Information will be provided regarding Class costumes and shoes.Champs class:Level: Pre-Open Level-Bun Grad CHeavy focus on Hard shoe and advanced choreography.This class is for competitive dancers that are preparing for the 2021 Provincial Championships.Requirements: Class size is limited to 12 dancers so we can safely follow social distancing protocol. Class will be held inside the building. Face masks are required when we are inside. Dancers must dress in comfortable clothes, bring a water bottle, and dancing shoes.Information about purchasing formal Irish Dancing Gillies (shoes) and traditional school costumes will be given to new students.Parents must drop off students for class at the cafeteria entrance of the JPCC.Instructors: Catie Friel and Hali Thorne
 
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM    Knitting - Sit 'n Knit
Sit 'n Knit  Students learn the basic stitches, how to read a yarn label so they can buy yarn on their own after classes end, and how to read a knitting pattern. They'll choose a project in the fourth class and work on it through to the end of the class.All materials are included 6 weekly classes (Tuesday Nights), 1.5 hours eachRequirements: A MaskInstructor: Andrea Dener
 
Wednesday October 6, 2021
10:15 AM - 11:00 AM    Tikes - Tumblin’ Tikes - Tumblin' Tikes- Fall (Wed, Ages 2-3)
Children and parents learn to play, sing, create and laugh together while romping to music, exploring our indoor play land, and meeting new friends. This program helps children develop sensory awareness and build motor skills. If needed, siblings are welcome to attend, but for safety reasons, they are not permitted on any of the equipment.Requirements: Guardians must be present, anyone 3 and older must wear a maskCoordinator: Michele Gasiewski
 
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM    Yoga - Gentle Yoga for Adults - Wednesdays
Evening yoga & mindfulnessImagine ending your workday with a small group class geared towards your total relaxation and well being. Class begins with optional essential oils/lotion as you enter the yoga studio like environment with soft lights twinkling and relaxing background music playing. You are already feeling relaxed just entering this wonderful space…but there is more!Dawn will then lead you through a gentle, slow flow yoga planned carefully to help the body and mind release tension. Modifications are offered during all classes so that new students as well as seasoned yogis or yoginis can benefit from this nurturing practice.Breathing techniques designed to alleviate stress both on and off the mat (in the real world, where let's face it most stress happens) will be taught and practiced.Classes will incorporate the principles of mediation and mindfulness. The goal of this class is that you feel relaxed, rejuvenated and centered when you leave class. Additionally these skills can often help you to manage situational stress/anxiety/tension as it occurs once you step off your mat and head back into the real world.Daytime Yoga Let Dawn guide you through gentle yoga moves that are perfect for all levels. Learn breathing and relaxation techniques to take off the mat and out into the real world. Enjoy some stretching and leave class feeling calm and rejuvenated! Requirements:Comfortable clothing, your own yoga mat (except for chair yoga)Instructor:Dawn Delpha
 
3:30 PM - 4:00 PM    Music - Ta-Dah! Music Private Piano Instruction - Ta-Dah! Music Private Piano Instruction
Philosophy:Music instruction provides the student an opportunity to learn and grow through self-expression, curiosity, and creativity.   Mission: To provide high quality, engaging music education in a safe and welcoming environment. Target Audience: Children 6 years old and up.  Adults welcome.Class Description: Each weekly lesson will be a 30-minute session of personalized piano instruction, with the goal of helping the student advance in musical note reading and piano performance techniques. Lessons will be appropriate for the student's age and ability.Additional Information:Assessment of student's ability will be done prior to first lesson via email. Students need to have access to a piano or keyboard (full size keys) at home for daily practice. If absolute beginner, a lesson book will need to be purchased from instructor at the first lesson.  If lessons have been taken before, please bring your most recent piano lesson book.Instructor:  Leanne Buckley holds a BS and MS degree in Music Education from Western Connecticut State University. She has 30 years of experience as a music educator in Connecticut public schools and 36 years of private piano instruction.
 
4:15 PM - 4:45 PM    Music - Ta-Dah! Music Private Piano Instruction - Ta-Dah! Music Private Piano Instruction
Philosophy:Music instruction provides the student an opportunity to learn and grow through self-expression, curiosity, and creativity.   Mission: To provide high quality, engaging music education in a safe and welcoming environment. Target Audience: Children 6 years old and up.  Adults welcome.Class Description: Each weekly lesson will be a 30-minute session of personalized piano instruction, with the goal of helping the student advance in musical note reading and piano performance techniques. Lessons will be appropriate for the student's age and ability.Additional Information:Assessment of student's ability will be done prior to first lesson via email. Students need to have access to a piano or keyboard (full size keys) at home for daily practice. If absolute beginner, a lesson book will need to be purchased from instructor at the first lesson.  If lessons have been taken before, please bring your most recent piano lesson book.Instructor:  Leanne Buckley holds a BS and MS degree in Music Education from Western Connecticut State University. She has 30 years of experience as a music educator in Connecticut public schools and 36 years of private piano instruction.
 
5:00 PM - 5:30 PM    Music - Ta-Dah! Music Private Piano Instruction - Ta-Dah! Music Private Piano Instruction
Philosophy:Music instruction provides the student an opportunity to learn and grow through self-expression, curiosity, and creativity.   Mission: To provide high quality, engaging music education in a safe and welcoming environment. Target Audience: Children 6 years old and up.  Adults welcome.Class Description: Each weekly lesson will be a 30-minute session of personalized piano instruction, with the goal of helping the student advance in musical note reading and piano performance techniques. Lessons will be appropriate for the student's age and ability.Additional Information:Assessment of student's ability will be done prior to first lesson via email. Students need to have access to a piano or keyboard (full size keys) at home for daily practice. If absolute beginner, a lesson book will need to be purchased from instructor at the first lesson.  If lessons have been taken before, please bring your most recent piano lesson book.Instructor:  Leanne Buckley holds a BS and MS degree in Music Education from Western Connecticut State University. She has 30 years of experience as a music educator in Connecticut public schools and 36 years of private piano instruction.
 
5:00 PM - 5:50 PM    Dog Training with Donna Registration - S.T.A.R. PUPPY
Donna has over 15 years of hands-on canine training experience. Donna works hard to help each dog guardian have the tools and knowledge needed to build a stronger and healthier relationship with their dog. www.tlcdogtrainer.com*All classes require proof of rabies at the first class.S.T.A.R. PUPPY The AKC S.T.A.R. Puppy is an exciting program designed to get dog owners and their puppies off to a good start. The S.T.A.R. puppy program includes the following: basic puppy-raising information (jumping, house training, nipping...), basic obedience skills, how to better communicate and understand the language of dogs, and what is needed for responsible pet ownership. This program is designed for dogs less than 7 months in age who have not had any prior group experience.TWEENER Is your dog 7 months or older and never attended a basic obedience class? Then this is the group class for you! The Tweener class will cover all basic obedience skills (including how to infuse these skills as part of everyday life), how to better communicate with and understand the language of dogs, and what is needed for responsible pet ownership.*This is not a reactive dog class. Each dog needs to be privately evaluated by the instructor. Basic Obedience 1 Has your dog completed either the S.T.A.R. Puppy or Tweener Class and you're looking for the next level of training? Then this is the group class for you! The Basic Obedience 1 class takes the skills learned in the Star Puppy / Tweener Class to the next level. We revisit all the skills you have learned - increasing difficulty and reliability of performance. This fun class uses games which support teaching our dogs good manners while having fun at the same time!! Basic Obedience 2 If you have completed Basic Obedience 1 and want to start preparing for the Canine Good Citizen class - then this is the group for you. This class focuses on enhancing your leash work skills, how to increase your dog's ability to follow cues with various levels of distractions, as well as how to start getting more behavior for less rewards. You will also learn how to teach your dog to listen to cues from a distance rather than just right in front of you.
 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Irish Dance - Irish Dance - Wednesdays (All Level)
Irish Step Dance classes are taught by sister duo, Catie and Hali from Thorne Academy of Irish Dance.All level class:This class is open to all students of all skill level. Focus on mastering Jigs, reels and traditional set dances. This class is focused on fun and fancy footwork! Information will be provided regarding Class costumes and shoes.Champs class:Level: Pre-Open Level-Bun Grad CHeavy focus on Hard shoe and advanced choreography.This class is for competitive dancers that are preparing for the 2021 Provincial Championships.Requirements: Class size is limited to 12 dancers so we can safely follow social distancing protocol. Class will be held inside the building. Face masks are required when we are inside. Dancers must dress in comfortable clothes, bring a water bottle, and dancing shoes.Information about purchasing formal Irish Dancing Gillies (shoes) and traditional school costumes will be given to new students.Parents must drop off students for class at the cafeteria entrance of the JPCC.Instructors: Catie Friel and Hali Thorne
 
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM    Irish Dance - Irish Dance - Wednesdays (Champs)
Irish Step Dance classes are taught by sister duo, Catie and Hali from Thorne Academy of Irish Dance.All level class:This class is open to all students of all skill level. Focus on mastering Jigs, reels and traditional set dances. This class is focused on fun and fancy footwork! Information will be provided regarding Class costumes and shoes.Champs class:Level: Pre-Open Level-Bun Grad CHeavy focus on Hard shoe and advanced choreography.This class is for competitive dancers that are preparing for the 2021 Provincial Championships.Requirements: Class size is limited to 12 dancers so we can safely follow social distancing protocol. Class will be held inside the building. Face masks are required when we are inside. Dancers must dress in comfortable clothes, bring a water bottle, and dancing shoes.Information about purchasing formal Irish Dancing Gillies (shoes) and traditional school costumes will be given to new students.Parents must drop off students for class at the cafeteria entrance of the JPCC.Instructors: Catie Friel and Hali Thorne
 
5:45 PM - 6:15 PM    Music - Ta-Dah! Music Private Piano Instruction - Ta-Dah! Music Private Piano Instruction
Philosophy:Music instruction provides the student an opportunity to learn and grow through self-expression, curiosity, and creativity.   Mission: To provide high quality, engaging music education in a safe and welcoming environment. Target Audience: Children 6 years old and up.  Adults welcome.Class Description: Each weekly lesson will be a 30-minute session of personalized piano instruction, with the goal of helping the student advance in musical note reading and piano performance techniques. Lessons will be appropriate for the student's age and ability.Additional Information:Assessment of student's ability will be done prior to first lesson via email. Students need to have access to a piano or keyboard (full size keys) at home for daily practice. If absolute beginner, a lesson book will need to be purchased from instructor at the first lesson.  If lessons have been taken before, please bring your most recent piano lesson book.Instructor:  Leanne Buckley holds a BS and MS degree in Music Education from Western Connecticut State University. She has 30 years of experience as a music educator in Connecticut public schools and 36 years of private piano instruction.
 
6:00 PM - 6:50 PM    Dog Training with Donna Registration - S.T.A.R. PUPPY
Donna has over 15 years of hands-on canine training experience. Donna works hard to help each dog guardian have the tools and knowledge needed to build a stronger and healthier relationship with their dog. www.tlcdogtrainer.com*All classes require proof of rabies at the first class.S.T.A.R. PUPPY The AKC S.T.A.R. Puppy is an exciting program designed to get dog owners and their puppies off to a good start. The S.T.A.R. puppy program includes the following: basic puppy-raising information (jumping, house training, nipping...), basic obedience skills, how to better communicate and understand the language of dogs, and what is needed for responsible pet ownership. This program is designed for dogs less than 7 months in age who have not had any prior group experience.TWEENER Is your dog 7 months or older and never attended a basic obedience class? Then this is the group class for you! The Tweener class will cover all basic obedience skills (including how to infuse these skills as part of everyday life), how to better communicate with and understand the language of dogs, and what is needed for responsible pet ownership.*This is not a reactive dog class. Each dog needs to be privately evaluated by the instructor. Basic Obedience 1 Has your dog completed either the S.T.A.R. Puppy or Tweener Class and you're looking for the next level of training? Then this is the group class for you! The Basic Obedience 1 class takes the skills learned in the Star Puppy / Tweener Class to the next level. We revisit all the skills you have learned - increasing difficulty and reliability of performance. This fun class uses games which support teaching our dogs good manners while having fun at the same time!! Basic Obedience 2 If you have completed Basic Obedience 1 and want to start preparing for the Canine Good Citizen class - then this is the group for you. This class focuses on enhancing your leash work skills, how to increase your dog's ability to follow cues with various levels of distractions, as well as how to start getting more behavior for less rewards. You will also learn how to teach your dog to listen to cues from a distance rather than just right in front of you.
 
Thursday October 7, 2021
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM    Music - Ta-Dah! PreK Group Music Class - Ta-Dah! PreK Group Music Class
Philosophy:Music instruction provides all involved an opportunity to learn and grow through self-expression, curiosity, and creativity.   Mission: To provide high quality, engaging music education in a safe and welcoming environment. Target Audience: Children 3-4 years old with an accompanying parent/guardian/caregiver. Class Description: Each 45 minute class is designed with the PreK student in mind. All activities are tailored to keep young learners engaged through what they do best -- play. Participants will learn songs, move to music, play musical games, as well as use simple percussion instruments.  Each class session is intended to stimulate imagination, provide both group and individual participation and foster a love of music.  At the end of the six-week session; you and your child will have a repertoire of music and memories to last a lifetime.Additional Information:Come dressed comfortably, with sensible footwear (child & adult) to allow for safe movement during class.  All instruments and supplies used during class are rated for ages 3+ and will be sanitized between classes. Instructor/Creator:  Leanne Buckley holds a Bachelors and Masters degree in Music Education from Western Connecticut State University and has 30 years of experience as a music educator in Connecticut public schools. 
 
1:00 PM - 1:30 PM    Music - Ta-Dah! Music Private Piano Instruction - Ta-Dah! Music Private Piano Instruction
Philosophy:Music instruction provides the student an opportunity to learn and grow through self-expression, curiosity, and creativity.   Mission: To provide high quality, engaging music education in a safe and welcoming environment. Target Audience: Children 6 years old and up.  Adults welcome.Class Description: Each weekly lesson will be a 30-minute session of personalized piano instruction, with the goal of helping the student advance in musical note reading and piano performance techniques. Lessons will be appropriate for the student's age and ability.Additional Information:Assessment of student's ability will be done prior to first lesson via email. Students need to have access to a piano or keyboard (full size keys) at home for daily practice. If absolute beginner, a lesson book will need to be purchased from instructor at the first lesson.  If lessons have been taken before, please bring your most recent piano lesson book.Instructor:  Leanne Buckley holds a BS and MS degree in Music Education from Western Connecticut State University. She has 30 years of experience as a music educator in Connecticut public schools and 36 years of private piano instruction.
 
1:45 PM - 2:15 PM    Music - Ta-Dah! Music Private Piano Instruction - Ta-Dah! Music Private Piano Instruction
Philosophy:Music instruction provides the student an opportunity to learn and grow through self-expression, curiosity, and creativity.   Mission: To provide high quality, engaging music education in a safe and welcoming environment. Target Audience: Children 6 years old and up.  Adults welcome.Class Description: Each weekly lesson will be a 30-minute session of personalized piano instruction, with the goal of helping the student advance in musical note reading and piano performance techniques. Lessons will be appropriate for the student's age and ability.Additional Information:Assessment of student's ability will be done prior to first lesson via email. Students need to have access to a piano or keyboard (full size keys) at home for daily practice. If absolute beginner, a lesson book will need to be purchased from instructor at the first lesson.  If lessons have been taken before, please bring your most recent piano lesson book.Instructor:  Leanne Buckley holds a BS and MS degree in Music Education from Western Connecticut State University. She has 30 years of experience as a music educator in Connecticut public schools and 36 years of private piano instruction.
 
2:30 PM - 3:00 PM    Music - Ta-Dah! Music Private Piano Instruction - Ta-Dah! Music Private Piano Instruction
Philosophy:Music instruction provides the student an opportunity to learn and grow through self-expression, curiosity, and creativity.   Mission: To provide high quality, engaging music education in a safe and welcoming environment. Target Audience: Children 6 years old and up.  Adults welcome.Class Description: Each weekly lesson will be a 30-minute session of personalized piano instruction, with the goal of helping the student advance in musical note reading and piano performance techniques. Lessons will be appropriate for the student's age and ability.Additional Information:Assessment of student's ability will be done prior to first lesson via email. Students need to have access to a piano or keyboard (full size keys) at home for daily practice. If absolute beginner, a lesson book will need to be purchased from instructor at the first lesson.  If lessons have been taken before, please bring your most recent piano lesson book.Instructor:  Leanne Buckley holds a BS and MS degree in Music Education from Western Connecticut State University. She has 30 years of experience as a music educator in Connecticut public schools and 36 years of private piano instruction.
 
3:15 PM - 3:45 PM    Music - Ta-Dah! Music Private Piano Instruction - Ta-Dah! Music Private Piano Instruction
Philosophy:Music instruction provides the student an opportunity to learn and grow through self-expression, curiosity, and creativity.   Mission: To provide high quality, engaging music education in a safe and welcoming environment. Target Audience: Children 6 years old and up.  Adults welcome.Class Description: Each weekly lesson will be a 30-minute session of personalized piano instruction, with the goal of helping the student advance in musical note reading and piano performance techniques. Lessons will be appropriate for the student's age and ability.Additional Information:Assessment of student's ability will be done prior to first lesson via email. Students need to have access to a piano or keyboard (full size keys) at home for daily practice. If absolute beginner, a lesson book will need to be purchased from instructor at the first lesson.  If lessons have been taken before, please bring your most recent piano lesson book.Instructor:  Leanne Buckley holds a BS and MS degree in Music Education from Western Connecticut State University. She has 30 years of experience as a music educator in Connecticut public schools and 36 years of private piano instruction.
 
4:00 PM - 4:30 PM    Music - Ta-Dah! Music Private Piano Instruction - Ta-Dah! Music Private Piano Instruction
Philosophy:Music instruction provides the student an opportunity to learn and grow through self-expression, curiosity, and creativity.   Mission: To provide high quality, engaging music education in a safe and welcoming environment. Target Audience: Children 6 years old and up.  Adults welcome.Class Description: Each weekly lesson will be a 30-minute session of personalized piano instruction, with the goal of helping the student advance in musical note reading and piano performance techniques. Lessons will be appropriate for the student's age and ability.Additional Information:Assessment of student's ability will be done prior to first lesson via email. Students need to have access to a piano or keyboard (full size keys) at home for daily practice. If absolute beginner, a lesson book will need to be purchased from instructor at the first lesson.  If lessons have been taken before, please bring your most recent piano lesson book.Instructor:  Leanne Buckley holds a BS and MS degree in Music Education from Western Connecticut State University. She has 30 years of experience as a music educator in Connecticut public schools and 36 years of private piano instruction.
 
4:45 PM - 5:15 PM    Music - Ta-Dah! Music Private Piano Instruction - Ta-Dah! Music Private Piano Instruction
Philosophy:Music instruction provides the student an opportunity to learn and grow through self-expression, curiosity, and creativity.   Mission: To provide high quality, engaging music education in a safe and welcoming environment. Target Audience: Children 6 years old and up.  Adults welcome.Class Description: Each weekly lesson will be a 30-minute session of personalized piano instruction, with the goal of helping the student advance in musical note reading and piano performance techniques. Lessons will be appropriate for the student's age and ability.Additional Information:Assessment of student's ability will be done prior to first lesson via email. Students need to have access to a piano or keyboard (full size keys) at home for daily practice. If absolute beginner, a lesson book will need to be purchased from instructor at the first lesson.  If lessons have been taken before, please bring your most recent piano lesson book.Instructor:  Leanne Buckley holds a BS and MS degree in Music Education from Western Connecticut State University. She has 30 years of experience as a music educator in Connecticut public schools and 36 years of private piano instruction.
 
5:00 PM - 5:50 PM    Dog Training with Donna Registration - Basic Obedience 1
Donna has over 15 years of hands-on canine training experience. Donna works hard to help each dog guardian have the tools and knowledge needed to build a stronger and healthier relationship with their dog. www.tlcdogtrainer.com*All classes require proof of rabies at the first class.S.T.A.R. PUPPY The AKC S.T.A.R. Puppy is an exciting program designed to get dog owners and their puppies off to a good start. The S.T.A.R. puppy program includes the following: basic puppy-raising information (jumping, house training, nipping...), basic obedience skills, how to better communicate and understand the language of dogs, and what is needed for responsible pet ownership. This program is designed for dogs less than 7 months in age who have not had any prior group experience.TWEENER Is your dog 7 months or older and never attended a basic obedience class? Then this is the group class for you! The Tweener class will cover all basic obedience skills (including how to infuse these skills as part of everyday life), how to better communicate with and understand the language of dogs, and what is needed for responsible pet ownership.*This is not a reactive dog class. Each dog needs to be privately evaluated by the instructor. Basic Obedience 1 Has your dog completed either the S.T.A.R. Puppy or Tweener Class and you're looking for the next level of training? Then this is the group class for you! The Basic Obedience 1 class takes the skills learned in the Star Puppy / Tweener Class to the next level. We revisit all the skills you have learned - increasing difficulty and reliability of performance. This fun class uses games which support teaching our dogs good manners while having fun at the same time!! Basic Obedience 2 If you have completed Basic Obedience 1 and want to start preparing for the Canine Good Citizen class - then this is the group for you. This class focuses on enhancing your leash work skills, how to increase your dog's ability to follow cues with various levels of distractions, as well as how to start getting more behavior for less rewards. You will also learn how to teach your dog to listen to cues from a distance rather than just right in front of you.
 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Irish Dance - Irish Dance - Thursdays (All Level)
Irish Step Dance classes are taught by sister duo, Catie and Hali from Thorne Academy of Irish Dance.All level class:This class is open to all students of all skill level. Focus on mastering Jigs, reels and traditional set dances. This class is focused on fun and fancy footwork! Information will be provided regarding Class costumes and shoes.Champs class:Level: Pre-Open Level-Bun Grad CHeavy focus on Hard shoe and advanced choreography.This class is for competitive dancers that are preparing for the 2021 Provincial Championships.Requirements: Class size is limited to 12 dancers so we can safely follow social distancing protocol. Class will be held inside the building. Face masks are required when we are inside. Dancers must dress in comfortable clothes, bring a water bottle, and dancing shoes.Information about purchasing formal Irish Dancing Gillies (shoes) and traditional school costumes will be given to new students.Parents must drop off students for class at the cafeteria entrance of the JPCC.Instructors: Catie Friel and Hali Thorne
 
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM    Irish Dance - Irish Dance - Thursdays (Champs)
Irish Step Dance classes are taught by sister duo, Catie and Hali from Thorne Academy of Irish Dance.All level class:This class is open to all students of all skill level. Focus on mastering Jigs, reels and traditional set dances. This class is focused on fun and fancy footwork! Information will be provided regarding Class costumes and shoes.Champs class:Level: Pre-Open Level-Bun Grad CHeavy focus on Hard shoe and advanced choreography.This class is for competitive dancers that are preparing for the 2021 Provincial Championships.Requirements: Class size is limited to 12 dancers so we can safely follow social distancing protocol. Class will be held inside the building. Face masks are required when we are inside. Dancers must dress in comfortable clothes, bring a water bottle, and dancing shoes.Information about purchasing formal Irish Dancing Gillies (shoes) and traditional school costumes will be given to new students.Parents must drop off students for class at the cafeteria entrance of the JPCC.Instructors: Catie Friel and Hali Thorne
 
5:30 PM - 6:00 PM    Music - Ta-Dah! Music Private Piano Instruction - Ta-Dah! Music Private Piano Instruction
Philosophy:Music instruction provides the student an opportunity to learn and grow through self-expression, curiosity, and creativity.   Mission: To provide high quality, engaging music education in a safe and welcoming environment. Target Audience: Children 6 years old and up.  Adults welcome.Class Description: Each weekly lesson will be a 30-minute session of personalized piano instruction, with the goal of helping the student advance in musical note reading and piano performance techniques. Lessons will be appropriate for the student's age and ability.Additional Information:Assessment of student's ability will be done prior to first lesson via email. Students need to have access to a piano or keyboard (full size keys) at home for daily practice. If absolute beginner, a lesson book will need to be purchased from instructor at the first lesson.  If lessons have been taken before, please bring your most recent piano lesson book.Instructor:  Leanne Buckley holds a BS and MS degree in Music Education from Western Connecticut State University. She has 30 years of experience as a music educator in Connecticut public schools and 36 years of private piano instruction.
 
6:00 PM - 6:50 PM    Dog Training with Donna Registration - Tweener
Donna has over 15 years of hands-on canine training experience. Donna works hard to help each dog guardian have the tools and knowledge needed to build a stronger and healthier relationship with their dog. www.tlcdogtrainer.com*All classes require proof of rabies at the first class.S.T.A.R. PUPPY The AKC S.T.A.R. Puppy is an exciting program designed to get dog owners and their puppies off to a good start. The S.T.A.R. puppy program includes the following: basic puppy-raising information (jumping, house training, nipping...), basic obedience skills, how to better communicate and understand the language of dogs, and what is needed for responsible pet ownership. This program is designed for dogs less than 7 months in age who have not had any prior group experience.TWEENER Is your dog 7 months or older and never attended a basic obedience class? Then this is the group class for you! The Tweener class will cover all basic obedience skills (including how to infuse these skills as part of everyday life), how to better communicate with and understand the language of dogs, and what is needed for responsible pet ownership.*This is not a reactive dog class. Each dog needs to be privately evaluated by the instructor. Basic Obedience 1 Has your dog completed either the S.T.A.R. Puppy or Tweener Class and you're looking for the next level of training? Then this is the group class for you! The Basic Obedience 1 class takes the skills learned in the Star Puppy / Tweener Class to the next level. We revisit all the skills you have learned - increasing difficulty and reliability of performance. This fun class uses games which support teaching our dogs good manners while having fun at the same time!! Basic Obedience 2 If you have completed Basic Obedience 1 and want to start preparing for the Canine Good Citizen class - then this is the group for you. This class focuses on enhancing your leash work skills, how to increase your dog's ability to follow cues with various levels of distractions, as well as how to start getting more behavior for less rewards. You will also learn how to teach your dog to listen to cues from a distance rather than just right in front of you.
 
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM    Crochet - Crochet Today
Crochet Today Students learn the basic stitches, how to read a yarn label so they can buy yarn on their own after classes end, and how to read a crocheting pattern. Students will choose a project on the fourth class and work on it through to the end of the class.All materials are included 6 weekly classes (Thursday Nights), 1.5 hours eachRequirements: A MaskInstructor: Andrea Dener
 
6:15 PM - 6:45 PM    Music - Ta-Dah! Music Private Piano Instruction - Ta-Dah! Music Private Piano Instruction
Philosophy:Music instruction provides the student an opportunity to learn and grow through self-expression, curiosity, and creativity.   Mission: To provide high quality, engaging music education in a safe and welcoming environment. Target Audience: Children 6 years old and up.  Adults welcome.Class Description: Each weekly lesson will be a 30-minute session of personalized piano instruction, with the goal of helping the student advance in musical note reading and piano performance techniques. Lessons will be appropriate for the student's age and ability.Additional Information:Assessment of student's ability will be done prior to first lesson via email. Students need to have access to a piano or keyboard (full size keys) at home for daily practice. If absolute beginner, a lesson book will need to be purchased from instructor at the first lesson.  If lessons have been taken before, please bring your most recent piano lesson book.Instructor:  Leanne Buckley holds a BS and MS degree in Music Education from Western Connecticut State University. She has 30 years of experience as a music educator in Connecticut public schools and 36 years of private piano instruction.
 
Monday October 11, 2021
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Irish Dance - Irish Dance - Monday (All Levels)
Irish Step Dance classes are taught by sister duo, Catie and Hali from Thorne Academy of Irish Dance.All level class:This class is open to all students of all skill level. Focus on mastering Jigs, reels and traditional set dances. This class is focused on fun and fancy footwork! Information will be provided regarding Class costumes and shoes.Champs class:Level: Pre-Open Level-Bun Grad CHeavy focus on Hard shoe and advanced choreography.This class is for competitive dancers that are preparing for the 2021 Provincial Championships.Requirements: Class size is limited to 12 dancers so we can safely follow social distancing protocol. Class will be held inside the building. Face masks are required when we are inside. Dancers must dress in comfortable clothes, bring a water bottle, and dancing shoes.Information about purchasing formal Irish Dancing Gillies (shoes) and traditional school costumes will be given to new students.Parents must drop off students for class at the cafeteria entrance of the JPCC.Instructors: Catie Friel and Hali Thorne
 
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM    Irish Dance - Irish Dance - Monday (Champs)
Irish Step Dance classes are taught by sister duo, Catie and Hali from Thorne Academy of Irish Dance.All level class:This class is open to all students of all skill level. Focus on mastering Jigs, reels and traditional set dances. This class is focused on fun and fancy footwork! Information will be provided regarding Class costumes and shoes.Champs class:Level: Pre-Open Level-Bun Grad CHeavy focus on Hard shoe and advanced choreography.This class is for competitive dancers that are preparing for the 2021 Provincial Championships.Requirements: Class size is limited to 12 dancers so we can safely follow social distancing protocol. Class will be held inside the building. Face masks are required when we are inside. Dancers must dress in comfortable clothes, bring a water bottle, and dancing shoes.Information about purchasing formal Irish Dancing Gillies (shoes) and traditional school costumes will be given to new students.Parents must drop off students for class at the cafeteria entrance of the JPCC.Instructors: Catie Friel and Hali Thorne
 
6:00 PM - 6:45 PM    Music - Intro to Guitar (Beginners) - Beginner/Intermediate Guitar Lessons
If you're looking to learn guitar this is the program for you! Through six weeks you will learn the fundamentals, including scales, chords, tuning, arpeggios and rhythm. RequirementsA mask, bring your own guitarInstructorJody Cipot
 
7:00 PM - 7:45 PM    Music - Intro to Guitar (Beginners) - Beginner/Intermediate Guitar Lessons
If you're looking to learn guitar this is the program for you! Through six weeks you will learn the fundamentals, including scales, chords, tuning, arpeggios and rhythm. RequirementsA mask, bring your own guitarInstructorJody Cipot
 
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM    Badminton - Adult Badminton - September 20
Badminton is the second most popular sport in the world (next to soccer). We welcome all levels of players. Bring your sneakers and have fun playing badminton!  Requirements:Sneakers, Comfortable Clothing, MaskCoordinator:Mark Pernerewski
 
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM    Badminton - Adult Badminton - September 27
Badminton is the second most popular sport in the world (next to soccer). We welcome all levels of players. Bring your sneakers and have fun playing badminton!  Requirements:Sneakers, Comfortable Clothing, MaskCoordinator:Mark Pernerewski
 
Tuesday October 12, 2021
9:15 AM - 10:00 AM    Tikes - Tumblin’ Tikes - Tumblin' Tikes- Fall (Tues, Ages 1-2)
Children and parents learn to play, sing, create and laugh together while romping to music, exploring our indoor play land, and meeting new friends. This program helps children develop sensory awareness and build motor skills. If needed, siblings are welcome to attend, but for safety reasons, they are not permitted on any of the equipment.Requirements: Guardians must be present, anyone 3 and older must wear a maskCoordinator: Michele Gasiewski
 
10:15 AM - 11:00 AM    Tikes - Tumblin’ Tikes - Tumblin' Tikes- Fall (Tues, Ages 2-3)
Children and parents learn to play, sing, create and laugh together while romping to music, exploring our indoor play land, and meeting new friends. This program helps children develop sensory awareness and build motor skills. If needed, siblings are welcome to attend, but for safety reasons, they are not permitted on any of the equipment.Requirements: Guardians must be present, anyone 3 and older must wear a maskCoordinator: Michele Gasiewski
 
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM    Crafty Art for Kids - Crafty Art for Kids - Fall
Children will explore with paint, oil pastels, clay and other medium to create their own masterpieces. They will complete and take home a different art project each week!Requirements: Clothes that you don't mind getting paint on!Masks will be required when unable to maintain a six foot distance. The room and materials will be sanitized before and after each class. Participants will not have to wear a mask when at their table, as seating will be spread out over 6 feet apart. Coordinator: Roberta Baker
 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Irish Dance - Irish Dance - Tuesdays (All Levels)
Irish Step Dance classes are taught by sister duo, Catie and Hali from Thorne Academy of Irish Dance.All level class:This class is open to all students of all skill level. Focus on mastering Jigs, reels and traditional set dances. This class is focused on fun and fancy footwork! Information will be provided regarding Class costumes and shoes.Champs class:Level: Pre-Open Level-Bun Grad CHeavy focus on Hard shoe and advanced choreography.This class is for competitive dancers that are preparing for the 2021 Provincial Championships.Requirements: Class size is limited to 12 dancers so we can safely follow social distancing protocol. Class will be held inside the building. Face masks are required when we are inside. Dancers must dress in comfortable clothes, bring a water bottle, and dancing shoes.Information about purchasing formal Irish Dancing Gillies (shoes) and traditional school costumes will be given to new students.Parents must drop off students for class at the cafeteria entrance of the JPCC.Instructors: Catie Friel and Hali Thorne
 
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM    Irish Dance - Irish Dance - Tuesdays (Champs)
Irish Step Dance classes are taught by sister duo, Catie and Hali from Thorne Academy of Irish Dance.All level class:This class is open to all students of all skill level. Focus on mastering Jigs, reels and traditional set dances. This class is focused on fun and fancy footwork! Information will be provided regarding Class costumes and shoes.Champs class:Level: Pre-Open Level-Bun Grad CHeavy focus on Hard shoe and advanced choreography.This class is for competitive dancers that are preparing for the 2021 Provincial Championships.Requirements: Class size is limited to 12 dancers so we can safely follow social distancing protocol. Class will be held inside the building. Face masks are required when we are inside. Dancers must dress in comfortable clothes, bring a water bottle, and dancing shoes.Information about purchasing formal Irish Dancing Gillies (shoes) and traditional school costumes will be given to new students.Parents must drop off students for class at the cafeteria entrance of the JPCC.Instructors: Catie Friel and Hali Thorne
 
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM    Knitting - Sit 'n Knit
Sit 'n Knit  Students learn the basic stitches, how to read a yarn label so they can buy yarn on their own after classes end, and how to read a knitting pattern. They'll choose a project in the fourth class and work on it through to the end of the class.All materials are included 6 weekly classes (Tuesday Nights), 1.5 hours eachRequirements: A MaskInstructor: Andrea Dener
 
Wednesday October 13, 2021
10:15 AM - 11:00 AM    Tikes - Tumblin’ Tikes - Tumblin' Tikes- Fall (Wed, Ages 2-3)
Children and parents learn to play, sing, create and laugh together while romping to music, exploring our indoor play land, and meeting new friends. This program helps children develop sensory awareness and build motor skills. If needed, siblings are welcome to attend, but for safety reasons, they are not permitted on any of the equipment.Requirements: Guardians must be present, anyone 3 and older must wear a maskCoordinator: Michele Gasiewski
 
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM    Yoga - Gentle Yoga for Adults - Wednesdays
Evening yoga & mindfulnessImagine ending your workday with a small group class geared towards your total relaxation and well being. Class begins with optional essential oils/lotion as you enter the yoga studio like environment with soft lights twinkling and relaxing background music playing. You are already feeling relaxed just entering this wonderful space…but there is more!Dawn will then lead you through a gentle, slow flow yoga planned carefully to help the body and mind release tension. Modifications are offered during all classes so that new students as well as seasoned yogis or yoginis can benefit from this nurturing practice.Breathing techniques designed to alleviate stress both on and off the mat (in the real world, where let's face it most stress happens) will be taught and practiced.Classes will incorporate the principles of mediation and mindfulness. The goal of this class is that you feel relaxed, rejuvenated and centered when you leave class. Additionally these skills can often help you to manage situational stress/anxiety/tension as it occurs once you step off your mat and head back into the real world.Daytime Yoga Let Dawn guide you through gentle yoga moves that are perfect for all levels. Learn breathing and relaxation techniques to take off the mat and out into the real world. Enjoy some stretching and leave class feeling calm and rejuvenated! Requirements:Comfortable clothing, your own yoga mat (except for chair yoga)Instructor:Dawn Delpha
 
3:30 PM - 4:00 PM    Music - Ta-Dah! Music Private Piano Instruction - Ta-Dah! Music Private Piano Instruction
Philosophy:Music instruction provides the student an opportunity to learn and grow through self-expression, curiosity, and creativity.   Mission: To provide high quality, engaging music education in a safe and welcoming environment. Target Audience: Children 6 years old and up.  Adults welcome.Class Description: Each weekly lesson will be a 30-minute session of personalized piano instruction, with the goal of helping the student advance in musical note reading and piano performance techniques. Lessons will be appropriate for the student's age and ability.Additional Information:Assessment of student's ability will be done prior to first lesson via email. Students need to have access to a piano or keyboard (full size keys) at home for daily practice. If absolute beginner, a lesson book will need to be purchased from instructor at the first lesson.  If lessons have been taken before, please bring your most recent piano lesson book.Instructor:  Leanne Buckley holds a BS and MS degree in Music Education from Western Connecticut State University. She has 30 years of experience as a music educator in Connecticut public schools and 36 years of private piano instruction.
 
4:15 PM - 4:45 PM    Music - Ta-Dah! Music Private Piano Instruction - Ta-Dah! Music Private Piano Instruction
Philosophy:Music instruction provides the student an opportunity to learn and grow through self-expression, curiosity, and creativity.   Mission: To provide high quality, engaging music education in a safe and welcoming environment. Target Audience: Children 6 years old and up.  Adults welcome.Class Description: Each weekly lesson will be a 30-minute session of personalized piano instruction, with the goal of helping the student advance in musical note reading and piano performance techniques. Lessons will be appropriate for the student's age and ability.Additional Information:Assessment of student's ability will be done prior to first lesson via email. Students need to have access to a piano or keyboard (full size keys) at home for daily practice. If absolute beginner, a lesson book will need to be purchased from instructor at the first lesson.  If lessons have been taken before, please bring your most recent piano lesson book.Instructor:  Leanne Buckley holds a BS and MS degree in Music Education from Western Connecticut State University. She has 30 years of experience as a music educator in Connecticut public schools and 36 years of private piano instruction.
 
5:00 PM - 5:30 PM    Music - Ta-Dah! Music Private Piano Instruction - Ta-Dah! Music Private Piano Instruction
Philosophy:Music instruction provides the student an opportunity to learn and grow through self-expression, curiosity, and creativity.   Mission: To provide high quality, engaging music education in a safe and welcoming environment. Target Audience: Children 6 years old and up.  Adults welcome.Class Description: Each weekly lesson will be a 30-minute session of personalized piano instruction, with the goal of helping the student advance in musical note reading and piano performance techniques. Lessons will be appropriate for the student's age and ability.Additional Information:Assessment of student's ability will be done prior to first lesson via email. Students need to have access to a piano or keyboard (full size keys) at home for daily practice. If absolute beginner, a lesson book will need to be purchased from instructor at the first lesson.  If lessons have been taken before, please bring your most recent piano lesson book.Instructor:  Leanne Buckley holds a BS and MS degree in Music Education from Western Connecticut State University. She has 30 years of experience as a music educator in Connecticut public schools and 36 years of private piano instruction.
 
5:00 PM - 5:50 PM    Dog Training with Donna Registration - S.T.A.R. PUPPY
Donna has over 15 years of hands-on canine training experience. Donna works hard to help each dog guardian have the tools and knowledge needed to build a stronger and healthier relationship with their dog. www.tlcdogtrainer.com*All classes require proof of rabies at the first class.S.T.A.R. PUPPY The AKC S.T.A.R. Puppy is an exciting program designed to get dog owners and their puppies off to a good start. The S.T.A.R. puppy program includes the following: basic puppy-raising information (jumping, house training, nipping...), basic obedience skills, how to better communicate and understand the language of dogs, and what is needed for responsible pet ownership. This program is designed for dogs less than 7 months in age who have not had any prior group experience.TWEENER Is your dog 7 months or older and never attended a basic obedience class? Then this is the group class for you! The Tweener class will cover all basic obedience skills (including how to infuse these skills as part of everyday life), how to better communicate with and understand the language of dogs, and what is needed for responsible pet ownership.*This is not a reactive dog class. Each dog needs to be privately evaluated by the instructor. Basic Obedience 1 Has your dog completed either the S.T.A.R. Puppy or Tweener Class and you're looking for the next level of training? Then this is the group class for you! The Basic Obedience 1 class takes the skills learned in the Star Puppy / Tweener Class to the next level. We revisit all the skills you have learned - increasing difficulty and reliability of performance. This fun class uses games which support teaching our dogs good manners while having fun at the same time!! Basic Obedience 2 If you have completed Basic Obedience 1 and want to start preparing for the Canine Good Citizen class - then this is the group for you. This class focuses on enhancing your leash work skills, how to increase your dog's ability to follow cues with various levels of distractions, as well as how to start getting more behavior for less rewards. You will also learn how to teach your dog to listen to cues from a distance rather than just right in front of you.
 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Irish Dance - Irish Dance - Wednesdays (All Level)
Irish Step Dance classes are taught by sister duo, Catie and Hali from Thorne Academy of Irish Dance.All level class:This class is open to all students of all skill level. Focus on mastering Jigs, reels and traditional set dances. This class is focused on fun and fancy footwork! Information will be provided regarding Class costumes and shoes.Champs class:Level: Pre-Open Level-Bun Grad CHeavy focus on Hard shoe and advanced choreography.This class is for competitive dancers that are preparing for the 2021 Provincial Championships.Requirements: Class size is limited to 12 dancers so we can safely follow social distancing protocol. Class will be held inside the building. Face masks are required when we are inside. Dancers must dress in comfortable clothes, bring a water bottle, and dancing shoes.Information about purchasing formal Irish Dancing Gillies (shoes) and traditional school costumes will be given to new students.Parents must drop off students for class at the cafeteria entrance of the JPCC.Instructors: Catie Friel and Hali Thorne
 
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM    Irish Dance - Irish Dance - Wednesdays (Champs)
Irish Step Dance classes are taught by sister duo, Catie and Hali from Thorne Academy of Irish Dance.All level class:This class is open to all students of all skill level. Focus on mastering Jigs, reels and traditional set dances. This class is focused on fun and fancy footwork! Information will be provided regarding Class costumes and shoes.Champs class:Level: Pre-Open Level-Bun Grad CHeavy focus on Hard shoe and advanced choreography.This class is for competitive dancers that are preparing for the 2021 Provincial Championships.Requirements: Class size is limited to 12 dancers so we can safely follow social distancing protocol. Class will be held inside the building. Face masks are required when we are inside. Dancers must dress in comfortable clothes, bring a water bottle, and dancing shoes.Information about purchasing formal Irish Dancing Gillies (shoes) and traditional school costumes will be given to new students.Parents must drop off students for class at the cafeteria entrance of the JPCC.Instructors: Catie Friel and Hali Thorne
 
5:45 PM - 6:15 PM    Music - Ta-Dah! Music Private Piano Instruction - Ta-Dah! Music Private Piano Instruction
Philosophy:Music instruction provides the student an opportunity to learn and grow through self-expression, curiosity, and creativity.   Mission: To provide high quality, engaging music education in a safe and welcoming environment. Target Audience: Children 6 years old and up.  Adults welcome.Class Description: Each weekly lesson will be a 30-minute session of personalized piano instruction, with the goal of helping the student advance in musical note reading and piano performance techniques. Lessons will be appropriate for the student's age and ability.Additional Information:Assessment of student's ability will be done prior to first lesson via email. Students need to have access to a piano or keyboard (full size keys) at home for daily practice. If absolute beginner, a lesson book will need to be purchased from instructor at the first lesson.  If lessons have been taken before, please bring your most recent piano lesson book.Instructor:  Leanne Buckley holds a BS and MS degree in Music Education from Western Connecticut State University. She has 30 years of experience as a music educator in Connecticut public schools and 36 years of private piano instruction.
 
6:00 PM - 6:50 PM    Dog Training with Donna Registration - S.T.A.R. PUPPY
Donna has over 15 years of hands-on canine training experience. Donna works hard to help each dog guardian have the tools and knowledge needed to build a stronger and healthier relationship with their dog. www.tlcdogtrainer.com*All classes require proof of rabies at the first class.S.T.A.R. PUPPY The AKC S.T.A.R. Puppy is an exciting program designed to get dog owners and their puppies off to a good start. The S.T.A.R. puppy program includes the following: basic puppy-raising information (jumping, house training, nipping...), basic obedience skills, how to better communicate and understand the language of dogs, and what is needed for responsible pet ownership. This program is designed for dogs less than 7 months in age who have not had any prior group experience.TWEENER Is your dog 7 months or older and never attended a basic obedience class? Then this is the group class for you! The Tweener class will cover all basic obedience skills (including how to infuse these skills as part of everyday life), how to better communicate with and understand the language of dogs, and what is needed for responsible pet ownership.*This is not a reactive dog class. Each dog needs to be privately evaluated by the instructor. Basic Obedience 1 Has your dog completed either the S.T.A.R. Puppy or Tweener Class and you're looking for the next level of training? Then this is the group class for you! The Basic Obedience 1 class takes the skills learned in the Star Puppy / Tweener Class to the next level. We revisit all the skills you have learned - increasing difficulty and reliability of performance. This fun class uses games which support teaching our dogs good manners while having fun at the same time!! Basic Obedience 2 If you have completed Basic Obedience 1 and want to start preparing for the Canine Good Citizen class - then this is the group for you. This class focuses on enhancing your leash work skills, how to increase your dog's ability to follow cues with various levels of distractions, as well as how to start getting more behavior for less rewards. You will also learn how to teach your dog to listen to cues from a distance rather than just right in front of you.
 
Thursday October 14, 2021
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM    Music - Ta-Dah! PreK Group Music Class - Ta-Dah! PreK Group Music Class
Philosophy:Music instruction provides all involved an opportunity to learn and grow through self-expression, curiosity, and creativity.   Mission: To provide high quality, engaging music education in a safe and welcoming environment. Target Audience: Children 3-4 years old with an accompanying parent/guardian/caregiver. Class Description: Each 45 minute class is designed with the PreK student in mind. All activities are tailored to keep young learners engaged through what they do best -- play. Participants will learn songs, move to music, play musical games, as well as use simple percussion instruments.  Each class session is intended to stimulate imagination, provide both group and individual participation and foster a love of music.  At the end of the six-week session; you and your child will have a repertoire of music and memories to last a lifetime.Additional Information:Come dressed comfortably, with sensible footwear (child & adult) to allow for safe movement during class.  All instruments and supplies used during class are rated for ages 3+ and will be sanitized between classes. Instructor/Creator:  Leanne Buckley holds a Bachelors and Masters degree in Music Education from Western Connecticut State University and has 30 years of experience as a music educator in Connecticut public schools. 
 
1:00 PM - 1:30 PM    Music - Ta-Dah! Music Private Piano Instruction - Ta-Dah! Music Private Piano Instruction
Philosophy:Music instruction provides the student an opportunity to learn and grow through self-expression, curiosity, and creativity.   Mission: To provide high quality, engaging music education in a safe and welcoming environment. Target Audience: Children 6 years old and up.  Adults welcome.Class Description: Each weekly lesson will be a 30-minute session of personalized piano instruction, with the goal of helping the student advance in musical note reading and piano performance techniques. Lessons will be appropriate for the student's age and ability.Additional Information:Assessment of student's ability will be done prior to first lesson via email. Students need to have access to a piano or keyboard (full size keys) at home for daily practice. If absolute beginner, a lesson book will need to be purchased from instructor at the first lesson.  If lessons have been taken before, please bring your most recent piano lesson book.Instructor:  Leanne Buckley holds a BS and MS degree in Music Education from Western Connecticut State University. She has 30 years of experience as a music educator in Connecticut public schools and 36 years of private piano instruction.
 
1:45 PM - 2:15 PM    Music - Ta-Dah! Music Private Piano Instruction - Ta-Dah! Music Private Piano Instruction
Philosophy:Music instruction provides the student an opportunity to learn and grow through self-expression, curiosity, and creativity.   Mission: To provide high quality, engaging music education in a safe and welcoming environment. Target Audience: Children 6 years old and up.  Adults welcome.Class Description: Each weekly lesson will be a 30-minute session of personalized piano instruction, with the goal of helping the student advance in musical note reading and piano performance techniques. Lessons will be appropriate for the student's age and ability.Additional Information:Assessment of student's ability will be done prior to first lesson via email. Students need to have access to a piano or keyboard (full size keys) at home for daily practice. If absolute beginner, a lesson book will need to be purchased from instructor at the first lesson.  If lessons have been taken before, please bring your most recent piano lesson book.Instructor:  Leanne Buckley holds a BS and MS degree in Music Education from Western Connecticut State University. She has 30 years of experience as a music educator in Connecticut public schools and 36 years of private piano instruction.
 
2:30 PM - 3:00 PM    Music - Ta-Dah! Music Private Piano Instruction - Ta-Dah! Music Private Piano Instruction
Philosophy:Music instruction provides the student an opportunity to learn and grow through self-expression, curiosity, and creativity.   Mission: To provide high quality, engaging music education in a safe and welcoming environment. Target Audience: Children 6 years old and up.  Adults welcome.Class Description: Each weekly lesson will be a 30-minute session of personalized piano instruction, with the goal of helping the student advance in musical note reading and piano performance techniques. Lessons will be appropriate for the student's age and ability.Additional Information:Assessment of student's ability will be done prior to first lesson via email. Students need to have access to a piano or keyboard (full size keys) at home for daily practice. If absolute beginner, a lesson book will need to be purchased from instructor at the first lesson.  If lessons have been taken before, please bring your most recent piano lesson book.Instructor:  Leanne Buckley holds a BS and MS degree in Music Education from Western Connecticut State University. She has 30 years of experience as a music educator in Connecticut public schools and 36 years of private piano instruction.
 
3:15 PM - 3:45 PM    Music - Ta-Dah! Music Private Piano Instruction - Ta-Dah! Music Private Piano Instruction
Philosophy:Music instruction provides the student an opportunity to learn and grow through self-expression, curiosity, and creativity.   Mission: To provide high quality, engaging music education in a safe and welcoming environment. Target Audience: Children 6 years old and up.  Adults welcome.Class Description: Each weekly lesson will be a 30-minute session of personalized piano instruction, with the goal of helping the student advance in musical note reading and piano performance techniques. Lessons will be appropriate for the student's age and ability.Additional Information:Assessment of student's ability will be done prior to first lesson via email. Students need to have access to a piano or keyboard (full size keys) at home for daily practice. If absolute beginner, a lesson book will need to be purchased from instructor at the first lesson.  If lessons have been taken before, please bring your most recent piano lesson book.Instructor:  Leanne Buckley holds a BS and MS degree in Music Education from Western Connecticut State University. She has 30 years of experience as a music educator in Connecticut public schools and 36 years of private piano instruction.
 
4:00 PM - 4:30 PM    Music - Ta-Dah! Music Private Piano Instruction - Ta-Dah! Music Private Piano Instruction
Philosophy:Music instruction provides the student an opportunity to learn and grow through self-expression, curiosity, and creativity.   Mission: To provide high quality, engaging music education in a safe and welcoming environment. Target Audience: Children 6 years old and up.  Adults welcome.Class Description: Each weekly lesson will be a 30-minute session of personalized piano instruction, with the goal of helping the student advance in musical note reading and piano performance techniques. Lessons will be appropriate for the student's age and ability.Additional Information:Assessment of student's ability will be done prior to first lesson via email. Students need to have access to a piano or keyboard (full size keys) at home for daily practice. If absolute beginner, a lesson book will need to be purchased from instructor at the first lesson.  If lessons have been taken before, please bring your most recent piano lesson book.Instructor:  Leanne Buckley holds a BS and MS degree in Music Education from Western Connecticut State University. She has 30 years of experience as a music educator in Connecticut public schools and 36 years of private piano instruction.
 
4:45 PM - 5:15 PM    Music - Ta-Dah! Music Private Piano Instruction - Ta-Dah! Music Private Piano Instruction
Philosophy:Music instruction provides the student an opportunity to learn and grow through self-expression, curiosity, and creativity.   Mission: To provide high quality, engaging music education in a safe and welcoming environment. Target Audience: Children 6 years old and up.  Adults welcome.Class Description: Each weekly lesson will be a 30-minute session of personalized piano instruction, with the goal of helping the student advance in musical note reading and piano performance techniques. Lessons will be appropriate for the student's age and ability.Additional Information:Assessment of student's ability will be done prior to first lesson via email. Students need to have access to a piano or keyboard (full size keys) at home for daily practice. If absolute beginner, a lesson book will need to be purchased from instructor at the first lesson.  If lessons have been taken before, please bring your most recent piano lesson book.Instructor:  Leanne Buckley holds a BS and MS degree in Music Education from Western Connecticut State University. She has 30 years of experience as a music educator in Connecticut public schools and 36 years of private piano instruction.
 
5:00 PM - 5:50 PM    Dog Training with Donna Registration - Basic Obedience 1
Donna has over 15 years of hands-on canine training experience. Donna works hard to help each dog guardian have the tools and knowledge needed to build a stronger and healthier relationship with their dog. www.tlcdogtrainer.com*All classes require proof of rabies at the first class.S.T.A.R. PUPPY The AKC S.T.A.R. Puppy is an exciting program designed to get dog owners and their puppies off to a good start. The S.T.A.R. puppy program includes the following: basic puppy-raising information (jumping, house training, nipping...), basic obedience skills, how to better communicate and understand the language of dogs, and what is needed for responsible pet ownership. This program is designed for dogs less than 7 months in age who have not had any prior group experience.TWEENER Is your dog 7 months or older and never attended a basic obedience class? Then this is the group class for you! The Tweener class will cover all basic obedience skills (including how to infuse these skills as part of everyday life), how to better communicate with and understand the language of dogs, and what is needed for responsible pet ownership.*This is not a reactive dog class. Each dog needs to be privately evaluated by the instructor. Basic Obedience 1 Has your dog completed either the S.T.A.R. Puppy or Tweener Class and you're looking for the next level of training? Then this is the group class for you! The Basic Obedience 1 class takes the skills learned in the Star Puppy / Tweener Class to the next level. We revisit all the skills you have learned - increasing difficulty and reliability of performance. This fun class uses games which support teaching our dogs good manners while having fun at the same time!! Basic Obedience 2 If you have completed Basic Obedience 1 and want to start preparing for the Canine Good Citizen class - then this is the group for you. This class focuses on enhancing your leash work skills, how to increase your dog's ability to follow cues with various levels of distractions, as well as how to start getting more behavior for less rewards. You will also learn how to teach your dog to listen to cues from a distance rather than just right in front of you.
 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Irish Dance - Irish Dance - Thursdays (All Level)
Irish Step Dance classes are taught by sister duo, Catie and Hali from Thorne Academy of Irish Dance.All level class:This class is open to all students of all skill level. Focus on mastering Jigs, reels and traditional set dances. This class is focused on fun and fancy footwork! Information will be provided regarding Class costumes and shoes.Champs class:Level: Pre-Open Level-Bun Grad CHeavy focus on Hard shoe and advanced choreography.This class is for competitive dancers that are preparing for the 2021 Provincial Championships.Requirements: Class size is limited to 12 dancers so we can safely follow social distancing protocol. Class will be held inside the building. Face masks are required when we are inside. Dancers must dress in comfortable clothes, bring a water bottle, and dancing shoes.Information about purchasing formal Irish Dancing Gillies (shoes) and traditional school costumes will be given to new students.Parents must drop off students for class at the cafeteria entrance of the JPCC.Instructors: Catie Friel and Hali Thorne
 
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM    Irish Dance - Irish Dance - Thursdays (Champs)
Irish Step Dance classes are taught by sister duo, Catie and Hali from Thorne Academy of Irish Dance.All level class:This class is open to all students of all skill level. Focus on mastering Jigs, reels and traditional set dances. This class is focused on fun and fancy footwork! Information will be provided regarding Class costumes and shoes.Champs class:Level: Pre-Open Level-Bun Grad CHeavy focus on Hard shoe and advanced choreography.This class is for competitive dancers that are preparing for the 2021 Provincial Championships.Requirements: Class size is limited to 12 dancers so we can safely follow social distancing protocol. Class will be held inside the building. Face masks are required when we are inside. Dancers must dress in comfortable clothes, bring a water bottle, and dancing shoes.Information about purchasing formal Irish Dancing Gillies (shoes) and traditional school costumes will be given to new students.Parents must drop off students for class at the cafeteria entrance of the JPCC.Instructors: Catie Friel and Hali Thorne
 
5:30 PM - 6:00 PM    Music - Ta-Dah! Music Private Piano Instruction - Ta-Dah! Music Private Piano Instruction
Philosophy:Music instruction provides the student an opportunity to learn and grow through self-expression, curiosity, and creativity.   Mission: To provide high quality, engaging music education in a safe and welcoming environment. Target Audience: Children 6 years old and up.  Adults welcome.Class Description: Each weekly lesson will be a 30-minute session of personalized piano instruction, with the goal of helping the student advance in musical note reading and piano performance techniques. Lessons will be appropriate for the student's age and ability.Additional Information:Assessment of student's ability will be done prior to first lesson via email. Students need to have access to a piano or keyboard (full size keys) at home for daily practice. If absolute beginner, a lesson book will need to be purchased from instructor at the first lesson.  If lessons have been taken before, please bring your most recent piano lesson book.Instructor:  Leanne Buckley holds a BS and MS degree in Music Education from Western Connecticut State University. She has 30 years of experience as a music educator in Connecticut public schools and 36 years of private piano instruction.
 
6:00 PM - 6:50 PM    Dog Training with Donna Registration - Tweener
Donna has over 15 years of hands-on canine training experience. Donna works hard to help each dog guardian have the tools and knowledge needed to build a stronger and healthier relationship with their dog. www.tlcdogtrainer.com*All classes require proof of rabies at the first class.S.T.A.R. PUPPY The AKC S.T.A.R. Puppy is an exciting program designed to get dog owners and their puppies off to a good start. The S.T.A.R. puppy program includes the following: basic puppy-raising information (jumping, house training, nipping...), basic obedience skills, how to better communicate and understand the language of dogs, and what is needed for responsible pet ownership. This program is designed for dogs less than 7 months in age who have not had any prior group experience.TWEENER Is your dog 7 months or older and never attended a basic obedience class? Then this is the group class for you! The Tweener class will cover all basic obedience skills (including how to infuse these skills as part of everyday life), how to better communicate with and understand the language of dogs, and what is needed for responsible pet ownership.*This is not a reactive dog class. Each dog needs to be privately evaluated by the instructor. Basic Obedience 1 Has your dog completed either the S.T.A.R. Puppy or Tweener Class and you're looking for the next level of training? Then this is the group class for you! The Basic Obedience 1 class takes the skills learned in the Star Puppy / Tweener Class to the next level. We revisit all the skills you have learned - increasing difficulty and reliability of performance. This fun class uses games which support teaching our dogs good manners while having fun at the same time!! Basic Obedience 2 If you have completed Basic Obedience 1 and want to start preparing for the Canine Good Citizen class - then this is the group for you. This class focuses on enhancing your leash work skills, how to increase your dog's ability to follow cues with various levels of distractions, as well as how to start getting more behavior for less rewards. You will also learn how to teach your dog to listen to cues from a distance rather than just right in front of you.
 
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM    Crochet - Crochet Today
Crochet Today Students learn the basic stitches, how to read a yarn label so they can buy yarn on their own after classes end, and how to read a crocheting pattern. Students will choose a project on the fourth class and work on it through to the end of the class.All materials are included 6 weekly classes (Thursday Nights), 1.5 hours eachRequirements: A MaskInstructor: Andrea Dener
 
6:15 PM - 6:45 PM    Music - Ta-Dah! Music Private Piano Instruction - Ta-Dah! Music Private Piano Instruction
Philosophy:Music instruction provides the student an opportunity to learn and grow through self-expression, curiosity, and creativity.   Mission: To provide high quality, engaging music education in a safe and welcoming environment. Target Audience: Children 6 years old and up.  Adults welcome.Class Description: Each weekly lesson will be a 30-minute session of personalized piano instruction, with the goal of helping the student advance in musical note reading and piano performance techniques. Lessons will be appropriate for the student's age and ability.Additional Information:Assessment of student's ability will be done prior to first lesson via email. Students need to have access to a piano or keyboard (full size keys) at home for daily practice. If absolute beginner, a lesson book will need to be purchased from instructor at the first lesson.  If lessons have been taken before, please bring your most recent piano lesson book.Instructor:  Leanne Buckley holds a BS and MS degree in Music Education from Western Connecticut State University. She has 30 years of experience as a music educator in Connecticut public schools and 36 years of private piano instruction.
 
Sunday October 17, 2021
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Cornhole - Drop In - October 17th
Fall Drop-In Cornhole: Join us in a laid back and fun setting to practice your game before the winter league kicks off. One member from your team must register and space is limited ($10/team).Winter Cornhole League:*ONLY THE TEAM CAPTAIN SHOULD REGISTER YOUR TEAM * Each team must have two permanents and a maximum or three substitutes. Boards are provided.CoordinatorHobson LopesRequirementsMasks must be on at all times, bring your own bags (cannot be filled with corn)
 
Monday October 18, 2021
4:00 PM - 4:30 PM    Ballet Princesses - Ballet Princesses
Come and dance to the music of fairy tale princesses while learning the fundamentals of basic ballet and ballet terminology. Parents are invited to stay and watch their "princesses" perform! Feel free to dress up in ballet attire and/or your favorite character, or comfy clothes are ok. We accept all skill levels from ages 2 1/2 to 6 years.  Requirements: A water bottle, ballet shoes are encouraged. Coordinator: Lindsey Rourke Burk Exclusion Date: October 11th
 
4:30 PM - 5:15 PM    Ballet Princesses - Ballet Princesses
Come and dance to the music of fairy tale princesses while learning the fundamentals of basic ballet and ballet terminology. Parents are invited to stay and watch their "princesses" perform! Feel free to dress up in ballet attire and/or your favorite character, or comfy clothes are ok. We accept all skill levels from ages 2 1/2 to 6 years.  Requirements: A water bottle, ballet shoes are encouraged. Coordinator: Lindsey Rourke Burk Exclusion Date: October 11th
 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Irish Dance - Irish Dance - Monday (All Levels)
Irish Step Dance classes are taught by sister duo, Catie and Hali from Thorne Academy of Irish Dance.All level class:This class is open to all students of all skill level. Focus on mastering Jigs, reels and traditional set dances. This class is focused on fun and fancy footwork! Information will be provided regarding Class costumes and shoes.Champs class:Level: Pre-Open Level-Bun Grad CHeavy focus on Hard shoe and advanced choreography.This class is for competitive dancers that are preparing for the 2021 Provincial Championships.Requirements: Class size is limited to 12 dancers so we can safely follow social distancing protocol. Class will be held inside the building. Face masks are required when we are inside. Dancers must dress in comfortable clothes, bring a water bottle, and dancing shoes.Information about purchasing formal Irish Dancing Gillies (shoes) and traditional school costumes will be given to new students.Parents must drop off students for class at the cafeteria entrance of the JPCC.Instructors: Catie Friel and Hali Thorne
 
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM    Irish Dance - Irish Dance - Monday (Champs)
Irish Step Dance classes are taught by sister duo, Catie and Hali from Thorne Academy of Irish Dance.All level class:This class is open to all students of all skill level. Focus on mastering Jigs, reels and traditional set dances. This class is focused on fun and fancy footwork! Information will be provided regarding Class costumes and shoes.Champs class:Level: Pre-Open Level-Bun Grad CHeavy focus on Hard shoe and advanced choreography.This class is for competitive dancers that are preparing for the 2021 Provincial Championships.Requirements: Class size is limited to 12 dancers so we can safely follow social distancing protocol. Class will be held inside the building. Face masks are required when we are inside. Dancers must dress in comfortable clothes, bring a water bottle, and dancing shoes.Information about purchasing formal Irish Dancing Gillies (shoes) and traditional school costumes will be given to new students.Parents must drop off students for class at the cafeteria entrance of the JPCC.Instructors: Catie Friel and Hali Thorne
 
5:15 PM - 6:00 PM    Ballet Princesses - Ballet Princesses
Come and dance to the music of fairy tale princesses while learning the fundamentals of basic ballet and ballet terminology. Parents are invited to stay and watch their "princesses" perform! Feel free to dress up in ballet attire and/or your favorite character, or comfy clothes are ok. We accept all skill levels from ages 2 1/2 to 6 years.  Requirements: A water bottle, ballet shoes are encouraged. Coordinator: Lindsey Rourke Burk Exclusion Date: October 11th
 
6:00 PM - 6:45 PM    Music - Intro to Guitar (Beginners) - Beginner/Intermediate Guitar Lessons
If you're looking to learn guitar this is the program for you! Through six weeks you will learn the fundamentals, including scales, chords, tuning, arpeggios and rhythm. RequirementsA mask, bring your own guitarInstructorJody Cipot
 
7:00 PM - 7:45 PM    Music - Intro to Guitar (Beginners) - Beginner/Intermediate Guitar Lessons
If you're looking to learn guitar this is the program for you! Through six weeks you will learn the fundamentals, including scales, chords, tuning, arpeggios and rhythm. RequirementsA mask, bring your own guitarInstructorJody Cipot
 
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM    Badminton - Adult Badminton - September 27
Badminton is the second most popular sport in the world (next to soccer). We welcome all levels of players. Bring your sneakers and have fun playing badminton!  Requirements:Sneakers, Comfortable Clothing, MaskCoordinator:Mark Pernerewski