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Gorham Adult Education

Personal Enrichment

Line Dancing 101


with Melissa Adams

DROP-IN RATE: $12/PER CLASS 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. 8 classes – Tuesdays, 10/8-11/26, 5:30-7:00pm, GMS, $90

ZUMBA - Session II


with Barbara Kenney

DROP-IN RATE: $10/PER CLASS Dance to great music, with great people and burn a ton of calories without even realizing it. Zumba is the perfect combo of fun and fitness. You don’t need any previous dance experience, just bring your dancing feet and join the fun! You’ll love the workout and the results. Barbara Kenney has been a certified Zumba instructor since 2010. Barbara holds a Masters of Business Education, Masters of Business Science and a Graduate Certificate in Human Resource Management. She loves to dance, teach and especially enjoys when her students are having a great time. Session II: 6 classes – Wednesdays, 10/30-12/11 (no class 11/27), 5:45pm-6:45pm, GMS, $54

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Pilates/ Yoga Combination -Session II


with Theresa Labrecque

DROP-IN RATE: $10/PER CLASS Join Certified Group Fitness Instructor, Theresa Labrecque, for a class that will blend the core conditioning and full body strengthening of Pilates with the flexibility and lengthening of yoga for a balanced workout for all levels. Theresa has been a certified group fitness instructor for over 20 years, teaching Pilates for more than 13 years and Yoga for seven. She is committed to providing functional strengthening to all ages and ability levels. Session II: 11 classes, Mondays & Wednesdays, 11/4-12/18 (no class 11/11, 11/27 & 12/2), 7:00-8:00pm, GMS, $75

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Stained Glass Design* - Session II


with Deb Harmon

Calendar Nov 23, 2019 at 9 am, runs for 1 week

Represent your own designs in the medium of glass! Learn to develop your ideas into quick sketches and then into a full-scale design. From there, play with shapes, colors, and textures to bring your design to life. Participants will learn how to pick out and cut glass accurately, use a grinder, foil, and solder resulting in an original piece. Register early; this class will take only 8 students. Instructor: Deb Harmon Session II: Saturday, 11/23, 9:00am-1:00pm, Community Arts Center, 34 School St., $59 (materials included) *same class offered on two different dates

Full Course

12 Sprays of Christmas


with Elissa Nauman

Calendar Dec 3, 2019 at 6:30 pm

Take time out during the busy holiday season for this great smelling, stress free and fun class!! We will make holiday-scented room sprays that make great gifts for family and friends or you can make some for yourself to enhance your home. Official 12 Sprays of Christmas labels included, along with basic gift bags. Materials fee: $4/per spray, limit 5 per participant, payable to instructor. Elissa Nauman is a Certified Essential Oils Coach through the American Association of Drugless Practitioners (AADP). She is a health enthusiast particularly in regards to alternative health and a Mom who is constantly seeking healthier alternatives for her family. Tuesday, 12/3, 6:30pm-8:00pm, GMS, $14

Full Course

Balsam Fir Kissing Ball Workshop


with Lorraine Lindstedt

Calendar Dec 4, 2019 at 6:30 pm

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. You can do this! No experience required! 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. Wednesday, 12/4, 6:30pm-8:30pm, GMS, $14

Full Course
Tasty Tunes & Funky Foods: Winter Getaway
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Tasty Tunes & Funky Foods: Winter Getaway


with Chris Toy

Calendar Jan 18, 2020

Are you looking for an amazing culinary experience to share with family or friends? Our next Tasty Tunes & Funky Foods event is an exclusive winter getaway at the historic Old River House in scenic Kennebunkport, Maine.

The event begins with a hands-on cooking lesson with Stonewall and LeRoux Kitchens cooking instructor, Chris Toy. The freshly made four course dinner and dessert is followed by a private concert with Grammy award winning songwriter Monte Selby. Chris and Monte will customize the dinner and concert specifically for the evening's guests, promising an unforgettable and unique getaway.

$245 per person Single Occupancy/$195 Double Occupancy includes the group cooking lesson, dinner for 12 guests, live music, overnight accommodations, plus a light breakfast tutorial the following morning. New friends and great conversations at no extra charge! Feel free to provide your own adult beverages and please note dietary restrictions when registering.

Location: Old River House, 52 Ocean Ave., Kennebunkport, ME

Saturday, Jan. 18, 3PM check-in - Sunday, Jan. 19, 11AM checkout.

Tell your friends! Mark your calendars! Add this to your gift list! Contact Gorham Adult Education at 207-222-1095 to reserve now! Any questions, just ask! Can you tell we're excited?!?!

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