Wednesday, October 4, 2023

‘Adulting,’ you say? Well, here are some classes

Newport News residents ages 14 to 21 can learn a few skills about "adulting". (WYDaily/ Courtesy of Pixabay)
Newport News residents ages 14 to 21 can learn a few skills about “adulting”. (WYDaily/ Courtesy of Pixabay)

The Newport News Department of Human Services is hosting a series of workshops catered to teens and young adults.

Adulting 101 classes are for residents ages 14 to 21 and all the events are free. Register here.

Those who attend the workshops can learn a variety of skills, including time management, communicating confidently, interviewing tips and more, according to the city’s announcement.

“Learn some useful skills and tips to help ease your transition into Adulthood,” the event page description noted. See the list of upcoming classes below:

  • March 18 : Managing Your Time – “Receive tips on how to make the most of your active lifestyle.”
  • April 8: Communication Skills – “Learn how to communicate clearly and with confidence.”
  • April 22: “Now Hiring – Learn the skills and behaviors employers look for, how to interview successfully and dressing for the job you want.”

The Adulting 101: The Essentials, Part I is at the South Morrison Family Education Center, 746 Adams Drive on multiple dates from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. For more information call Shavar Bland at 757-926-6472 .

Julia Marsigliano
Julia Marsigliano
Julia Marsigliano is a multimedia reporter for WYDaily. She covers everything on the Peninsula from local government and law enforcement agencies to family-run businesses and weather updates. Before WYDaily, she covered Hampton and Newport News for WYDaily’s sister publication, HNNDaily before both publications merged in December 2018. Julia was born in Tokyo, Japan and moved to Long Island, New York in 2001. A true New Yorker, she loves pizza, bagels and good Chinese food. Send comments, tips and other tidbits to You can follow her on Twitter at @jmarsigliano

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