AUBURN — Auburn Adult and Community Education has announced December classes. Enrollment for all classes is still possible and those who wish to enroll are encouraged to call as soon as possible.

“Tax Law Changes For 2009: H & R Block” will begin on Tuesday, Dec. 8. Updated information about changes that will effect 2009 tax returns will be discussed at the seminar. An H & R Block associate will go over all changes available and take questions from the class.

“Itemized Deductions, Schedule A: H & R Block” will be offered on Tuesday, Dec. 1. Attendees will learn about claiming tax benefits and tracking deductible expenses on Schedule A.

“Certified Nurse’s Assistant (CNA),” classes will run every eight weeks. Call for more information.

“Skype: Internet Live Video Calling” will be offered on Tuesday, Dec. 8. Participants will learn to use Skype and make free Internet live video calls. At home requirements include a computer, Web cam, microphone and Internet access.

“Surviving the holidays with grace and health.” The class will cover different strategies on eating and nutrition and how to use the Emotional Freedom Technique to dispel the strong emotions that can accompany the holidays. The class will start on Tuesday, Dec. 8.

“Pet First Aid” will be offered on Thursday, Dec. 3. The course will use video based instruction and hands-on activities to teach the basics of first aid and emergency care to cats and dogs. Topics will include: controlling bleeding, splinting muscle, bone or joint injuries and helping a choking pet. A pet first aid kit and text is included.

“Make It Your Own – Beaded Jewelry” will be offered on Thursday, Dec. 10. Join Bead Retreat to create mother and daughter Christmas bracelets with Swarovski crystals and stardust beads.

“Meeting Your Guardian Angel” will be offered on Wednesday, Dec. 9. The interactive workshop will focus on connecting with this special being in order to receive guidance, to remove the old and to make way for fresh, productive growth. A certified hypnotherapist will instruct. Participants will need to bring a blanket or mat or folding chair and pillow.

“Mental Illness: Let’s Heal The Cause.” The many biological and energetic causes of what is known in Western medicine as mental illness will be discussed. Particular attention will be paid to action steps people can take to become balanced. The class is scheduled for Tuesday, Dec. 1.

Th GED equivalency exam allows adults to obtain a high school credential by passing a five-part exam in the areas of writing, social studies, science, reading and math. Preparation for the exam is available at no cost and can be started at any time.

Register online at auburn.maineadulted.org or call Auburn Adult Education at 333-6661.


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