The YWCA Darien/Norwalk is located at 49 Old Kings Highway North and offers a variety of programs for women in lower Fairfield County. It is dedicated to giving women the support and tools they need to transform their lives, be confident in their choices and raise healthy families. Registration for classes and more information are available at ywcadariennorwalk.org or at 203-655-2535.
Job Search Support Program for Women
This program is designed to support women in all aspects of the job search process and offers computer classes in Microsoft applications and keyboarding, one-on-one resume writing assistance, and individual job search strategy and coaching with an individualized approach. For more information contact Kate Foster at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Intermediate Excel, three 2-hour classes on Wednesdays from 10 am to noon or 6-8pm. Class meets on March 26, April 2, and April 9.
Intermediate Word, three 2-hour classes on Thursdays from 10 am to noon or 6-8pm. Class meets March 27, April 3, and April 10.
Keyboarding, three 1-hour classes. Tuesdays from 1-2 pm on March 11, 18, and 15; or on Thursdays from 5-6pm on March 13, 20, and 27.
Workshop: LinkedIn and your Job Search:
Space is limited for this how-to workshop to most effectively set up your LinkedIn profile as well as how to best utilize the entire site in a job search. Presented by Nancy Sheed, social media strategist and online content manager on Tuesday, March 11, from 6:30-8pm.
Take Mom to Yoga
An evening yoga class for moms and kids of elementary school age held in the YWCA Dance Studio.
Yoga instructor Talita Moss has created a unique program where moms and kids bond over learning yoga poses and body awareness. This class is an opportunity to have quality time with your child in a relaxing environment. Classes take place on Thursday March 6 and Wednesdays, March 12, 19, and 26 from 6:30-7:30pm. Registration is ongoing.
Painting Exploration Watercolor, Acrylic and Oil for Adults
Professional artist Wendy MacCordy will inspire the artist in you whether you are just starting out or have been painting for a while. Participants can choose their favorite paint medium or experiment with a new one. This class is for all levels of ability. Some materials are provided. Canvases are additional but available for purchase. Classes are on Wednesdays beginning March 12, from 10am-noon.