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Python Programmers (age 8-14) YUTH 100.51, CRN 16708

$179
Calendar Apr 18, 2023 at 1 pm

Want to learn the world's fastest-growing programming language favored by Google, NASA, Youtube, and the CIA? ​Learn how to code with Python to create engaging apps and games. Each lesson takes you step-by-step on a programming path that will let you challenge friendswith fun content you create from start to finish!​ Returning students can create more advancedprojects that build on previous years​. Ages: 8-11 and 11-14. *Compatible with MAC, Windows, and Chrome OS.

Women's Leadership Series CRER 065.53, CRN 16488

$25
Calendar Apr 19, 2023 at 12 pm
Each month you will join a group of women leaders to discuss current issues and ideas to help your leadership development. You will have the opportunity to form a supportive network of women leaders to help you navigate your career. Individuals signed for five programs, pay discounted price $100.

Cannabis Core Curriculum CANA 001.54, CRN 16563

$599

with Cara Crabb-Burnham

Calendar Apr 22, 2023 at 9 am
The Cannabis Core program is a 12-hour educational program that provides an overview of the cannabis industry in MA and is for people looking for general knowledge as they consider a cannabis career. During four, three-hour sessions, students will interact with cannabis experts and guest speakers in reviews of the plant, various cannabis products, the endocannabinoid system, laws and prohibition, growing and plant care, labeling, packaging, testing, employment considerations, and more. This is a foundational course and is a prerequisite for the career track courses. Classes will be conducted over Zoom on April 5, 6, 12, 14

Extraction Technician CANA 004.51, CRN 16473

$799

with DerekJ Swist

Calendar Apr 22, 2023 at 10 am
An extraction technician has the skills to support safely extracting useful molecular components from cannabis and hemp using various techniques, including both solvent and solventless extractions such as carbon dioxide, ethanol, hydrocarbons, and more. The extraction technician program is a 20-hour introductory course conducted over three weeks as an online self-paced, instructor-led class and includes four, one-hour Zoom sessions to allow students to interact with industry experts and with one another. The curriculum gives students the basic fundamentals needed to work in a cannabis extraction laboratory. Topics covered include good lab practices; health and safety, metrics; solvent and solventless extractions; winterization; and dewaxing. Prerequisite - Cannabis Core.

Heart Healthy Dinner Lab & "What is a Protein" Lecture FOOD 091.57, CRN 16737

$80
Calendar Apr 25, 2023 at 6 pm
Do you or a loved one have a family history of heart disease?  Did you know certain foods can lower your risk of heart disease or help to manage it, while other foods may increase your risk?  Making heart healthy changes to your daily meal plan does not have to be hard or boring. Oftentimes adding in sources of healthy fats, whole grains and high fiber fruits and vegetables can boost flavor and decrease your risk for chronic disease.  Join Registered Dietitian, Marissa Chiapperino, to learn tips for preparing heart-healthy meals. This 3-part cook-along series will cover basic heart healthy nutrition information as well as recipes to make 3 different meals including dessert!

Diabetes-Friendly Breakfast Lab & "Fat is Fabulous" Lecture FOOD 092.57, CRN 16732

$80
Calendar Apr 27, 2023 at 6 pm
Do you or a loved one have diabetes? Did you know even some of your favorite foods can fit into a healthy routine...especially carbs? Balancing foods across various nutrient groups can help with blood sugar management. Making small adjustments to your daily meal plan does not have to be hard or boring. Oftentimes adding in sources of healthy fats, whole grains and high fiber fruits and vegetables can boost flavor and variety. Join Registered Dietitian, Marissa Chiapperino, to learn tips for preparing diabetes-friendly meals. This 3-part cook-along series will cover basic macronutrient information as well as recipes to make different meals including dessert!

Vegan Cooking-Ramen with Umami FOOD 090.53, CRN 16715

$80
Calendar Apr 28, 2023 at 6 pm
Who doesn't like ramen? Dive into this course and learn how to make delicious ramen bowls. We will discuss the term "Umami" and how to use it to our advantage. The ramen will be broken down into its three main components: the broth, the noodles, and the toppings. We will familiarize ourselves with ingredients such as flavorful miso, savory & spicy bean paste, and the powerful shiitake mushrooms. We will pair the unique noodle bowls with a crisp wakame salad a creamy matcha ice cream for dessert. You will leave this course wanting more.

Intermediate Quickbooks 2015 TECH 066.51, CRN 16121

$199

with Michele Cabral

Calendar May 10, 2023 at 6 pm
Learn how to make your software do more with less effort. Course includes: setting up and running payroll, paying payroll liabilities, preparing payroll tax forms and reports; manually entering payroll when using an outside payroll service; creating budgets, budget reports and cash flow projections; entering sales and credit card payments when using an outside POS system; importing and exporting lists and reports; finding, customizing, printing, and saving reports; balance sheets; and profit and loss statements. Instructor: Michele Cabral.




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