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March 05. 2013 6:45PM
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March 14 the Abington Area Community Classroom will host a teacher of Mandarin Chinese, Alison Lai; a well-known and respected weaver and teacher, Peg McDade and Loren Selznick, a lawyer, when they present classes to students in the Abingtons.

Lai will bring Mandarin to students in a fun, non-threatening way.

Mc Dade’s ‘weaving a portrait’ will teach students to use weaving skills to create a portrait of themselves or their pets.

In Public Speaking Ease, Selznick will offer pointers and techniques.

Pia Mazzarella and Jane Honchell will also be welcomed back to the Classroom. Mazzarella will teach a New Introduction to Italian and a continuing Spanish class. Both language classes will run for 8 -weeks. Honchell will share her love of writing and writing ideas with fellow writers.

Jon Tichenor will share his knowledge of film and discuss “classic films that changed modern cinema and our lives.”

Three other events will begin in March:

A Mark Twain study of his life and works, done over an eight -week period with four class meetings to allow for reading, beginning March 20.

On March 22, Abington Area Community Classroom is hosting a Six Word Slam on the second floor of the C.S. Borough Building at 6:30 p.m. Participants will create an image or story of their lives in the Abingtons using just six words.

March 23 brings Pysanky Eggs at First Presbyterian Church with Pat Lawless. Attendees will create designs with wax and dyes.

Ballroom Dancing Series One began March 4 and lasts 5 weeks. A second series will start April 15 and the classes are Advanced Waltz, Intermediate Country TwoStep and Beginners Waltz and Tango.

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