Finding Free Software

Tuesday, December 18th 10am-12pm
VEC, 26a Main Street, Chester

There are free programs available for almost any purpose you can imagine. If you're looking for free software for a specific task or want to find a free alternative to an expensive commercial program, it's probably somewhere on the Internet.

Knightville Dam Hike

Saturday, December 15, 10am

Meet at the trail head in the parking lot adjacent to the dam by the Ranger Station.  It is approximately a two hour hike in and back. The trail is easy with relatively no hills. 

Protecting Your Computer from Internet Threats

December 11th 6-8pm
Russell Senior Center, 65 Main St. Russell

Viruses, trojan horses, worms, and spyware are all threats that can damage our computer systems. We know we need to protect our computers, but with so many antivirus programs on the market, how do we know what's best for our specific needs? This class will review what kind of antivirus protection you might need and how you can determine which product is best for you. In addition, we will discuss how to back up your system and get the most out of your security programs.

Resiliency through mindfulness and stress reduction

December 10th 6-8pm
VEC, 26a Main Street, Chester

An ability to quiet your mind and body, particularly in stressful times, is vital for maintaining a resilient and healthy life. In this workshop, we will learn about stress and its impact on our mind and body, identify our current stressors, and learn some simple breathing and relaxation exercises to help calm the mind and body. 

Developing Positive Thinking Habits Part 1 & 2

November 26 and December 3, 6-8pm
VEC, 26a Main Street, Chester

Do you tend toward negative or positive thoughts when you're under stress? Are you a glass half full? OR half empty sort of person? Often our habitual thinking patterns can make it difficult for us to bounce back.

Social Media for Business Part 2

Nov. 27th, 6-8pm
VEC, 26a Main Street, Chester

UPDATE! By popular demand! We’ve added a THIRD workshop Tuesday November 27th 6-8pm at Village Enterprise Center Main Street Chester! REGISTER EARLY to reserve your seat.

The Artist’s Way Group with Mimi Ross

Sunday, Dec. 2nd, 9th, 16th 12pm - 4pm
VEC, 26a Main Street, Chester

Join Mimi Caban Ross to explore The Artist’s Way, an international bestseller which has inspired millions to overcome the limiting beliefs and fears that inhibit the creative process.

Essential Oils for Emotional Support

Friday, November 30th 10am - 12pm
VEC, 26a Main Street, Chester

Essential Oils can lift your mood, enhance your memory, aid focus and concentration and support calm and relaxation. We will create blends to use in personal inhalers for portability and convenience. There is a $25 materials fee and registration is required.

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