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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

 

Fresh Pasta 101

$34

with Chris Toy

Calendar Oct 15, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

The only thing better than pasta, is your own fresh pasta. Join Stonewall Kitchen Cooking School instructor Chris Toy for this hands-on class and learn the secrets to making fresh pasta quickly and easily at home. Chris will show you how easy it is to use a manual pasta maker to create a variety of fresh pastas. Then enjoy your pasta with some delicious, simple-to-make meat or vegetarian red and white sauces. Chris Toy has over 30 years as a Maine public school teacher, principal and as a private cooking instructor for area kitchen stores and several Maine Adult Education programs. Monday, 10/15, 6:00pm-8:00pm, 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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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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Hunter Safety - Session II

$10

with Sam Boothby

Calendar Oct 2, 2018 at 6:30 pm, runs for 2 weeks

This course is mandatory for all new hunting licenses, moose permits and doe permits. It will cover proper handling of firearms (rifles and shotguns), map and compass, survival, etc. This class is offered in cooperation with the Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife. Participants must attend all classes to become certified and must be 12 years of age or older. Sam Boothby is a master instructor for the Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife and has taught this course for more than 29 years. Session II: Tuesday, 10/2, 6:30pm-8:30pm & Saturday, 10/20, 8:00am-4:00pm, GMS, $10 Includes home study as well as class time. You must attend both classes.

 

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Introduction to Chinese Cooking Secrets

$34

with Chris Toy

Calendar Oct 1, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Join Stonewall Kitchen Cooking instructor, Chris Toy, for this hands-on introduction to the tools, techniques and ingredients of classic Chinese cooking. Bring your appetite as a delicious dinner of wok baked five seasons chicken, wonton dumpling soup, stir fry veggies and perfect steamed rice will be served. Those in the know come hungry and bring leftover containers…just in case! Chris Toy has over 30 years as a Maine public school teacher, principal and as a private cooking instructor for area kitchen stores and several Maine Adult Education programs. Monday, 10/1, 6:00pm-8:00pm, 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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Introduction to Essential Oils

$14

with Elissa Nauman

Calendar Sep 25, 2018 at 6:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Come discover the world of essential oils in this overview class that will discuss what they are, how they are made, and how they can be used to enhance your life. This 90 minute introduction will touch upon some of the more commonly used oils and will also cover safety precautions. The oils will be presented generically; certain brands or companies will not be reviewed. We will also cover the different quality of essential oils that are on the market and how to make an educated decision when faced with many different brand choices. Elissa Nauman is a Certified Essential Oils Coach through the American Association of Drugless Practitioners (AADP). She is a health enthusiast and holds a M.S. in Counseling and Psychological Services from Salem State University. Elissa resides in Gorham with her husband and two children. Tuesday, 9/25, 6:30pm-8:00pm, GMS, $14

 

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Introduction to Essential Oils, Part 2

$14

with Elissa Nauman

Calendar Oct 23, 2018 at 6:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Continue on your learning journey for essential oils! Let’s delve a little deeper and learn more specific oils, their uses, what mixes well together and how they can be used to enhance your everyday life. The instructor will have samples for smelling and trying while in class and will distribute recipes for you to take home to try on your own. Essential oils will be discussed generally; specific oil companies will not be named. There will be some review of material from the first introduction class, specifically how to buy essential oils safely and what to look for in a trusted company. This class is a continuation of the Introduction to Essential Oils class, held on 9/25/2018. Elissa Nauman is a Certified Essential Oils Coach through the American Association of Drugless Practitioners (AADP). She is a health enthusiast and holds a M.S. in Counseling and Psychological Services from Salem State University. Elissa resides in Gorham with her husband and two children. Tuesday, 10/23, 6:30pm-8:00pm, GMS, $14

 

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Italian Cooking Night

$34

with Nicholas Orgo

Calendar Oct 30, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

In this course, students will enjoy a mixture of lecture, hands-on cooking and eating as they learn to make a panzanella salad, chicken marsala with wild mushrooms over penne and ricotta cannolis. 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. Tuesday, 10/30, 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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