Spring Courses 2021 (March, April, May)

The following online classes are being offered by the Senior Center using the Zoom platform. For more details see the Spring Schedule.

HOW TO REGISTER: Email your name, mailing address, phone and the name of the course and day to CSCzoom@gmavt.net.  You will receive a confirmation that you are enrolled, and prior to class you will receive an invitation link to join the session. Please send any questions to that address – or leave voicemail at 425-6345.

HOW TO PAY: The Senior Center will be paying the instructor their regular rate for the Zoom classes. Checks should be made out to CSC and mailed to P.O. Box 207, Charlotte, VT 05445.

  • For courses with specific meeting dates, please send payment by the start of the course.
  • For ongoing courses (mostly exercise classes), please send payment at the end of the month.

Never zoomed? It’s not hard. Honest. If you have any questions or need help with Zooming, please email: CSCZoom@gmavt.net, or leave a message at (802) 425-6345.

Exercise & Health

  • Chair Yoga: Mondays (and Wednesdays), 9:30 am with Carol Bokan. Fee: $5.
  • Gentle Yoga: Mondays, 11:00 am with Jean White and Jane Pottmeyer. Fee: $5.
  • Pilates Plus: Tuesdays, 9:00 am with Phyllis Bartling. Fee: $5.
  • Tai Chi: Tuesdays (and Thursdays), 10:30 am with John Creech. Fee: $5.
  • Essentrics®: Wednesdays, 8:30 am with Sherry Senior. Fee: $5.
  • Chair Yoga: Wednesdays, 9:30 am with Carol Bokan. Fee: $5.
  • Mindfulness Meditation: Wednesdays, 2:30 pm with Jill Abilock. No Fee.
  • Pilates: Thursdays, 8:30 am with Phyllis Bartling. Fee: $5.
  • Tai Chi: Thursdays, 10:30 am with John Creech. Fee: $5.
  • Essentrics®: Fridays, 9:30 am with Sherry Senior. Fee: $5.
  • Better Balance: Comprehensive Exercise:  Fridays, 11:00 am.
    Dates 3/12–4/23. 

Language Classes

  • Spanish Conversation: Tuesdays, 11:00 am. Fully enrolled.
  • French Conversation Gathering: Mondays, 2:00–3:00. 
  • French Conversation Circle: Tuesdays, 1:30–2:30 with Alysse Anton.
    Session B: 4/20–5/25. Fee $48 for 6-week session.
  • French Coffee Club: Fridays, 9:00–10:00 with Alysse Anton.
    Session B: 4/20–5/25. Fee $48 for 6-week session.
  • Italian for Continuing Beginners: Fridays, 1:00–2:00 with Nicole Librandi.
    Session B: 5/7–6/4. Fee: $40 for 5-week session.
  • Italian for Total Beginners: Fridays, 5:30–6:300 with Nicole Librandi.
    Session B: 5/7–6/4. Fee: $40 for 5-week session.
  • Italian – Intermediate: Fridays, 2:30–3:30 with Nicole Librandi.
    Session B: 5/7–6/4.  Fee: $40 for 5-week session.
  • Italian – Advanced: Fridays, 4:00–5:00 with Nicole Librandi.
    Session B: 5/7–6/4. Fee: $40 for 5-week session.

Other Classes

  • Book Discussion Group: Walking Each Other Home: Conversations on Loving and Dying Mondays, 11:00–12:30. Dates: 3/15, 4/5, 4/26 & 5/17. The group now welcomes newcomers. No fee.
  • Exploring Your Spiritual Autobiography Thursdays, 1:00–2:30. Dates: 4/1–5/6. (6 weeks) with Carole Wageman. No fee.
  • Gents Breakfast Discussion Group: 8:00–9:30 am, 2nd and 4th Thursdays of the month – No fee.
  • Memoir Writing: Thursdays, 11:00 am with Sandi Detwiler. Course fully enrolled.
  • Play Reading: Monthly on 3rd Thursdays, 1–3:30 pm with with Sue Foley and Wally Gates. Contact Sue directly at ssnfoley@icloud.com. Fee: $5 per reading. 
  • Screen Writing For Fun Thursday evenings, 6:30–7:45 pm. Dates: 4/8–5/13 (6 weeks) with Mark Williams  Fee: $58 for the series of 75-min. classes.
  • New! Watercolor – Spring Splash 2021: Two Tuesday, 12:00-3:00pm. Dates: 5/4, 5/11, 5/18, & 5/25 with Lynn Cummings.  We’ll cover a variety of spring-related subjects and try some unconventional techniques in this class for students with watercolor experience. Class is held online via Zoom. Upon registering, email the instructor for the supply list: Lynn.Cummings@uvm.edu.
    Please register and complete your payment prior to April 27. Fee: $144.
  • Writing Your Life Story:  Fridays, 11:00 am–12:30 with Laurie McMillan.
    Dates: Session B: 4/16–5/7. Fee: $48 for 4 weeks. 

Wednesday Lectures/Events on Zoom

Weekly Wednesday Events will be presented on Zoom. No registration is necessary. See the  Wednesday Lectures/Events page for more information on all Wednesday Lectures and Events and for the Zoom invite by the day before a lecture.