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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

 

Basic Computer Lab
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Basic Computer Lab

$5

with Instructor TBA

Calendar Oct 1, 2018 at 3 pm, runs for 9 weeks

Join us during our Basic Computer Lab starting on Mondays in October as students from Gorham High School offer their expertise in topics ranging from setting up an email account, simple word processing to navigating the Internet. Space is limited! Students wishing to attend should contact Gorham Adult Education at 222-1095 to reserve their spot! Students will have the opportunity to have their basic computer questions answered: * basic computer terminology * setting up an email account * attaching files/pictures within an email * navigating the Internet * simple word processing: creating/saving documents Mondays, 10/1-12/3 (no class 10/8 & 11/12), 3:00pm-4:00pm, GMS, Adult Education Computer Lab (A137), $5/per class drop-in fee

 

Become a Video Editor

$49

with Ray Alder

Calendar Oct 9, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 2 weeks

Learn how to edit using Adobe’s Premier Pro in just a few short hours. After the basics are covered in the first class each student will begin working on an original movie. Students are encouraged to bring in their own videos (home movies, iPhone clips, stock video, etc). The first week will be devoted to the “rough edit” of the student’s movie. The second week we’ll tighten the edit and also add polish to each project, which includes; color correction, motion graphics, titles and more. Students will have access to computers in our Adult Education classroom which offer the Creative Suite 5 software and may also bring their personal laptop with the edit software of their choice (iMovie, Premiere Pro) if available. Instructor Ray Alder has over 12 years of experience as a professional video producer. 2 classes – Tuesdays, 10/9 & 10/16, 6:00pm-9:00pm, GMS, $49

 

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 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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Line Dancing 101

$90

with Melissa Adams

Calendar Oct 2, 2018 at 6:30 pm, runs for 8 weeks

Do you like to dance and have a good time? Come on out and give line dancing a try! This class is tons of fun and a great way to get some exercise without knowing it. We will learn choreographed dances to the newest music, some country and much more. Our class will start super simple and we will kick it up a small notch at the end for those who really like a challenge or have already done this before. No experience or partner necessary. Students are asked to wear shoes without grips on the bottom. Melissa Adams has been dancing for more than 25 years and began to teach five years ago to share her passion with others. DROP-IN RATE: $12/PER CLASS 8 classes – Tuesdays, 10/-2-11/20, 6:30pm-8:00pm, GMS, $90

 





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