October 2016 Class Schedule

All classes are being held at 824 Memorial Drive SE, Atlanta, GA 30316.

Tuesday, October 4,  6:30 - 7:45 pm     
Chess Class for Children 5-18 (Last Class)

Led by Mr. Thomas Clem, Habitat Homeowner and chess enthusiast. Five Tuesdays beginning 9/6 – 10/4. Parents must attend with children. Sweat Equity for families attending

Sign up: https://goo.gl/forms/uTw4213FGQ0SLQhn1

Saturday, October 8,  9 - 10:30 am         
Decorating on a Budget/Repurpose, Reuse, Redecorate

Led by the High Museum of Atlanta, find out how easy and inexpensive it can be to make impactful changes to the interior of your home.

Sign up: https://goo.gl/forms/sV5KbIdX7CMq642O2

Saturday, October 8,  9 - 10:30 am          
Crime Prevention

City of Atlanta Inspectors will lead a discussion around preventing identity theft, keeping your family safe, and reducing crime in your neighborhood.

Saturday, October 8,  9 am - 1 pm    
Computer Basics (Registration Required)

Learn the basics of using Microsoft Word, Excel and other Microsoft programs. Space is limited.

Sign up: Complete form at the Atlanta Habitat Office front office.

Tuesday, October 11, 7 - 8:30 pm 
Energy Use In Your Home

Having an energy efficient home gives you an advantage when it comes to conserving energy.  Understand how your home uses energy, how you are billed for it, and how to lower your bills by conserving energy!

Tuesday, October 11, 7 - 8:30 pm          

H.O.M.E. Room I

Learn the basics of home maintenance. Although this class is designed to be taken during the first month of living in your new home, you may attend any time. First time participants receive a toilet auger.

Saturday, October 15, 9 -  11 am            
Budget Class (Last One of the Year)

Take control of your financial health! The class will cover budgeting, banking, credit, and savings.

Saturday, October 15, 9 -  10:30 am      

Lawn Care

How do you care for your lawn? What are important things to be aware of concerning your lawn maintenance? How often do you apply fertilizer and how to calculate rate of application? Topics include: Caring for grass, watering, weed control, mowing, mulching, pruning and planting.

Tuesday, October 25, 7 - 8:30 pm      
Natural Healthy Living

Kelly Clonts is coming to share over 20 years’ experience and knowledge in herbalism, aromatherapy, and natural living. Topics include: Comfort & Restore a Healthy System, Identify Dietary Sensitivities & Common Stressors, Create Healthy Lifestyle & Natural Options

Sign up: https://goo.gl/forms/x4mRQ8KT4bKttt3S2

Tuesday, October 25, 7 - 8:30 pm      
Exterior Maintenance

How do you care for your investment? What are important things to be aware of concerning your homes exterior maintenance? How often do these maintenance items need to be completed? Topics include: pressure washing, painting & caulking, staining exposed wood, roof inspection, and lawn care.

Sign up:  https://goo.gl/forms/x0xhUTcgA8GwRvPc2

Tuesday, October 25, 7 - 8:30 pm      
Introduction to Homeownership

Did you just move into your new home? Is there a difference between renting, leasing and owning a home? What should you expect in your first year? This class will answer many of the questions you encounter in the first year in your new home and describe the warranty period in detail.

All classes are held at the Atlanta Habitat for Humanity office. For more information, please contact Atlanta Habitat for Humanity at 404-223-5180, or Jody Klein, Family Services Education Coordinator at 404-223-5180, ext 177.