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with Sue Corning
Bring some color into those dreary long winter nights with a series of lessons i acrylic painting. We will focus on mixing colors, shading, and developing 3-D forms in various compositions. No experience necessary. This course may also be eligible for 1/2 Diploma credit. No experience necessary.
with John Blanchette
Has Dancing with the Stars inspired you to get up and dance? Do you have a wedding or formal event coming up and you don’t know how to ballroom dance? The class will feature 6 weeks of Foxtrot, Rumba and Swing. You will learn basic patterns and will learn how to navigate a crowded floor. Ballroom dancing will continue to build on the original 3 dances, but will also add another dance chosen by the group. You will learn what to listen for to identify the various ballroom styles and the class will end with a ballroom social, where you will be ready to strut your stuff! Students previously enrolled in session I during fall 2017 may join this class beginning on week 6 for a reduced rate. Call for details!
Basic Computer Skills
with Teresa Drag
Students will explore the Windows desktop, learn mouse skills, navigating folders and files, navigating the internet, sending emails (is students don’t already have an email account they will learn how to set one up). They will also learn about security and what to be cautious of when using computers. Students will get a brief introduction to useful programs (MS Office).
with Carol Cottrill
This beginning course will cover the basics needed to get started in the exciting hobby of beekeeping. Participants will be shown how to assemble hive equipment, use a smoker and veil, acquire bees and install them in a hive, inspect and manage a hive throughout the seasons and produce honey. Textbook, First Lessons in Beekeeping, can be purchased from instructor at first class.
with Mary Rolfe-Elliott
This high intensity workout is sure to leave no muscle untouched! This one hour class gets your heart rate up with movements of cardiovascular training, strength training, core work, and stretching. Please bring a mat, water bottle,m sneakers, and weights (3lb. or 5lb.).
Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)
with Marcia Campbell
This Maine State Certified course includes 120 hours of classroom instruction plus 80 hours of clinical practice at local health care facilities. Requirements include a reading test, interview session, physical within the last year, immunization records, and dedication to a 15 week commitment. Tuition is $850 plus fees below. For more information call Jeanna Packard at the adult education office 743-8842 ext 1538.
Other fees (paid later)
- Book Fee - $100.00
- Lab Fee - $90.00
- Other Fee - $145.00
Chalk Paint a Home Decor Sign
with Miki Earle
Create your own beautiful home decor sign for your home or for gift giving. Each sign will be painted, aged and waxed for a one-of-a-kind treasure.Learn the skills to make any sign without expensive equipment, stencils or vinyl. Wear paint clothes or bring a small drop cloth. All materials, paints and tools will be provided. Material fee of $20 paid to instructor.
Chalk Paint Your Furniture
with Miki Earle
Been dreaming of a new kitchen? Is there furniture in your home that needs a fresh look? This class is for YOU! Each student learn the simple 4 step system of chalk painting kitchen cabinets or furniture in this single evening course. Bring a small portable piece of furniture (For the sake of time no more than 4 spindles on any piece please) or wooden craft (cleaned thoroughly in a de-greasing soap like DAWN) to paint AND a one cup sample mixed in the color you love of flat low-primer paint. We love the Home Depot BEHR Premium Plus flat sheen 8 ounce samples. They will mix-in your color choice. Wear paint clothes or an apron and bring a small drop cloth. All chalking materials, finishes, paint brushes and tools will be provided. Materials fee $25 paid to instructor.