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Balsam Fir Kissing Ball Workshop

$14

with Lorraine Lindstedt

Calendar Dec 4, 2018 at 7 pm, runs for 1 week

Join us for a fun filled class! Create a gift, bring the fragrance of Christmas into your home and keep Maine green this Christmas. Using materials provided, you will make a beautiful, 16” full arrangement of Maine balsam decorated with red ribbons. Your kissing ball is designed to be hung in an archway or outdoors. It will remain fresh throughout the holidays and beyond. After the holidays, recycle the balsam in a fragrant sachet. Please bring gloves and small hand pruners to class. Materials fee: $13 payable to the instructor. Materials for additional kissing balls will be available for purchase. Tom and Lorraine Lindstedt are experienced wreath makers, crafters and educators and operate Woodlot Management & Products; a local family owned and operated tree farm. Tuesday, 12/4, 7:00pm-9:00pm, GMS, $14

 

Balsam Fir Wreath Workshop

$14

with Lorraine Lindstedt

Calendar Nov 20, 2018 at 7 pm, runs for 1 week

Make a beautiful, fresh, 24” (approx.) balsam fir Christmas wreath. This class is filled with fun and laughter. Create a gift, continue a Maine tradition and keep Maine green this Christmas. Beginners become instant wreath makers with the help of easy clamp rings. Your wreath will remain fresh throughout the holidays and beyond. After the holidays, recycle the ring and use the balsam in a fragrant sachet. Please bring gloves and small hand pruners to class. Materials fee: $11, payable to instructor. Materials for additional wreaths will be available for purchase. Tom and Lorraine Lindstedt are experienced wreath makers, crafters and educators and operate Woodlot Management & Products; a local family owned and operated tree farm. Tuesday, 11/20, 7:00pm-9:00pm, GMS, $14

 

Beer Tasting Event @ School Street Pub and Grill
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Beer Tasting Event @ School Street Pub and Grill

$34

with Susan Moody

Calendar Oct 22, 2018 at 6 pm

Join us at School Street Pub and Grill for a beer tasting event which will include beers from three local breweries: Allagash Brewing Company, Lone Pine Brewing Company and Nonesuch River Brewing. Patrons will enjoy samples from each brewery along with light apps that pair well with each selection. Register early; space is limited! School Street Pub and Grill was recently voted #1 during the Gorham Taste Walk and awarded the Golden Spoon. Owners Albert Asali and Susan Moody opened the pub in April 2016. Event is limited to adults 21 years or older. Monday, 10/22, 6:00pm-8:00pm, School Street Pub & Grill, Course fee: $34, includes food/drink fee

 

Book Arts - Session II

$39

with Mia Bogyo

Calendar Oct 27, 2018 at 9:30 am, runs for 1 week

Explore the world of handmade books and journals. Using a variety of cut paper along with folding and binding techniques, artists will create a small series of pages beautifully bound together. We will also design a variety of our own papers as part of the process. Register early; this class will take only 10 students. Instructor: Mia Bogyo *same class offered on two different dates Session II: Saturday, 10/27, 9:30am-12:00pm, Community Arts Center (34 School St., Gorham), $39 (materials included).

 

Certified Group Exercise & Personal Trainer
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Certified Group Exercise & Personal Trainer

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FMI about any of these courses including payment plans or to register, please contact The Academy of Medical Professions directly at 1.866.516.8274 or visit them online at www.academyofmedicalprofessions.com.

Free Information will be held on Tuesday, September 25 at 6pm. FMI: Contact Academy

Looking for a new career?  Interested in changing lives of those around you?  How about a part-time career or to get paid to work out?  This program is designed to teach you everything you need to know to enter the health and fitness field as a group fitness instructor and/or personal trainer.  Our trainers are highly recognized in this field, with more than 20 years experience, and will provide you hands-on training to pass the national tests through AFAA.  The program is all-inclusive. You may choose to complete both group fitness and personal training, or take one or the other. Lectures are once a week for 10 or 20 weeks.  $1,500 or $3,000 for both. All materials included in fee including National Certification Exams. TO REGISTER OR PAYMENT PLANS CALL The Academy of Medical Professions. 866-516-8274 or  207-721-0714 or www.academyofmedicalprofessions.com  

Certified Nursing Assistant Training
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Certified Nursing Assistant Training

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with Instructor TBA

Calendar Oct 23, 2018 , runs for 8 weeks

This 180 hour, state approved Earn While you Learn course prepares you to become a CNA. All lectures, labs and clinicals are held at Gorham House in Gorham. All students must demonstrate an eleventh grade reading level. Start date: October 23, 2018 All students must attend Gorham House’s 2-day orientation scheduled for October 16th and October 17th. Interviews and pre-testing dates: TBD FMI: Visit our website at gorham.maineadulted.org in September for additional information regarding CNA Information Night & CASAS testing dates.

 

Fall Prevention

$5

with Mary Kroth-Brunet

Calendar Nov 14, 2018 at 5 pm

1 out of 5 falls cause serious injury. How’s your balance? Do you know how to challenge it safely? Join us for this educational and interactive workshop as Back in Motion Physical Therapy’s Mary Kroth-Brunet provides simple steps to give you confidence with your balance and avoid falls in the winter season. You will have an opportunity to ask questions at the end of class and enjoy a FREE giveaway from your instructor! Mary Kroth-Brunet, MS, PT, has been a physical therapist treating LBP for over 30 years. Her expertise in helping others comes from her ability to simplify information into applicable tools for everyone. She has taught courses in LBP for over 20 years all over the world. Wednesday, 11/14, 5:00pm-6:15pm, GMS, $5

 

Greek Night

$34

with Nicholas Orgo

Calendar Nov 14, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Students will learn how to make classic Greek food starting with avgolemono, a lemon, egg and chicken soup, followed by classic Greek chicken and potatoes and lastly the Greek staple, baklava!! OPA!!! Nicholas Orgo is the chef and owner of M.A.N.E. Catering and Event Services and has over 20 years of experience in restaurants and catering. Wednesday, 11/14, 6:00pm-9:00pm, GMS, $34, includes food fee Please note our policy: Cooking classes require a 5-day cancellation notice as they require the advance purchase of perishable products. No shows and late cancellations will not be refunded.

 

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