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Like to take your school aged children out to eat with you at a fine dining or a large social event but you’re a little afraid how they might behave? Present your child with the opportunity to feel self-reliant and confident in any social or dining situation by taking interactive lessons taught by a certified etiquette consultant. Our workshop is designed to teach them how to conduct themselves on the dining table at home, in a restaurant or when meeting new people. Teaching children proper dining skills and table manners helps them to succeed at school, socially, and later, professionally. So, introduce your child to proper table manners and dining etiquette today and help build their confidence for any social situation tomorrow!

Topics Include:
Approaching and seating at the table 
The napkin and its uses 
Understanding place setting 
How to correctly hold silverware 
The bread & butter plate 
The soup course 
Proper use of silverware 
American and Continental styles of dining 
Passing food at the table 
What to do with unwanted food 
Appropriate table conversation 
Other table manners & much more

For more info, please see: newenglandschoolofprotocol.com


A little bit about the instructor, Nikki Sawhney
Nikki Sawhney is the Director and Founder of the New England School of Protocol and provides workshops & classes in social skills, dining etiquette & modern manners to children, teenagers and adults. Nikki is a graduate of the prestigious American School of Protocol in Atlanta, Georgia where she received professional training earning Certification in Corporate, Business and Children's Etiquette. She has also trained under William Hanson, a British etiquette expert and a tutor for the international protocol and hospitality consultancy firm The English Manner. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and has worked in finance on Wall Street and in the retail industry. Through the New England School of Protocol, Nikki teaches her students how to convey confidence, courtesy, and be self- reliant in any social and dining situation. For more information please visit www.newenglandschoolofprotocol.com.

General Information
Location: Hopkinton Parks and Recreation Office, 6 Walcott St.
Date: March 19
Time: 10:00-11:30am
Grades: 2-7
Cost: $80

Refund Policy
If you withdraw from a program at any time prior to two weeks before the program start date, you will receive an account credit good towards other Parks and Recreation programs. Account credits do not expire. Account credit will not be issued if the cancellation takes place within two weeks of the program start date. Cancellations due to a medical emergency will have the option to receive an account credit or a refund at any time with proper medical documentation. If a program is cancelled by Parks and Recreation, you will have the option to receive an account credit or a refund for that program. The processing fee associated with all credit card transactions will not be refunded.

If a program is suspended due to a recommendation by the CDC or the State and local Dept. of Health, customers can elect to take a refund or a credit. Credits will have no expiration date and can be applied to any program and can be used for any member of your household.

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Children's Dining Etiquette Workshop 
N/A 2 - 7 Sa  03/19/2022
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Hopkinton Parks and Recreation Office
$80.00 Res, $80.00 Non-Res
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