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Gorham Adult Education



Personal Enrichment

Virtual Cooking Classes with Chris Toy

$54

with Chris Toy

Calendar Sep 1, 2020 at 9 am

Join cooking instructor and best selling Chinese cookbook author Chris Toy as he shares some of his favorite recipes from his new cookbook, Easy Chinese Cookbook: Restaurant Favorites Made Simple. The class will include 3 full length step by step videos of Chris demonstrating some of his recipes. There will also be video tips for buying and caring for a wok and for selecting, sharpening, and caring for a Chinese cleaver. You will be provided with Chris Toy's email and cell phone number so you can contact him directly for support before, during, and after the class. You will also receive a signed copy of his cookbook that will be available at the Gorham Adult Education office. After registering for the class please call to set up a time to pick up your book.

Self paced class, virtual, $54, includes cookbook

*Class links and any additional materials will be emailed prior to the start of class.

Fantastic Photo Finishes- Organize & Edit Images with Your iPhone/iPad Photos App

$39

with Instructor TBA

Calendar Sep 21, 2020 at 9 am, runs for 13 weeks

This is a natural follow-up to the first course (Taking Awesome Pictures with Your iPhone/iPad Camera), but is a stand-alone course as well. The focus here is on editing images as well as knowing how to organize images and video on iPhones or iPads. Other areas of focus include using the “For You” section (ready-made slide shows), creating, using, and sharing albums, and search.

Self Paced class through BoomerTECH, virtual, $39

*Class links and any additional materials will be emailed prior to the start of class.

Taking Awesome Pictures with Your iPhone/iPad Camera

$39

with Instructor TBA

Calendar Sep 21, 2020 at 9 am, runs for 13 weeks

This is a step-by-step guide to taking beautiful pictures, appropriate for novice photographers and anyone who wants to significantly upgrade their photography skills. Students will learn to take photos, portraits, slo-motion, panos, and more. Also students will learn about camera settings for proper focus and exposure, High Dynamic Range, and picture composition.

Self Paced class through BoomerTECH, virtual, $39

*Class links and any additional materials will be emailed prior to the start of class.

Crochet Pillow Series - Session III (Virtual Class)
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Crochet Pillow Series - Session III (Virtual Class)

$29

with Shila Cook

Are you looking for a new way to spice up your seasonal decor, or looking to create gifts for your loved ones, or just want to try a new project? Then the Crochet Pillow Series might be just the thing! Come join me for one or more session as we create seasonal and festive crocheted pillows with completely original patterns by yours truly.  Worried you might not be a strong enough crocheter to master these patterns? Don’t you worry! With each session comes the pattern as well as three one hour virtual meetings for participants to ask questions or simply visit. Materials Needed: Size 5mm Crochet hook (size H), the yarn that the pattern will list. *It is recommended that participants have a basic understanding of crochet. If you’re unsure if you qualify please email the instructor! Instructor: Shila Cook

*Class links and any additional materials will be emailed prior to the start of class.

Session III: Giving Thanks Tuesday, 3 classes, Tuesdays, 11/3 - 11/17, 6:30 – 7:30 PM Location: Online/Virtual 

ZUMBA - Session 2

$50

with Barbara Kenney

Calendar Nov 4, 2020 at 5:45 pm, runs for 6 weeks

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:  5 classes – Wednesdays, 11/4-12/16 (no class 11/11 and 11/25), 5:45pm-6:45pm, GMS, $50

NO DROP INS DUE TO COVID-19

Will run

Pilates/ Yoga Combination - Session II

$85

with Theresa Labrecque

Calendar Nov 4, 2020 at 7 pm, runs for 7 weeks

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: 12 classes, Mondays & Wednesdays, 11/4-12/21 (no class 11/11 & 11/25), 7:00-8:00pm, GMS, $85

NO DROP INS DUE TO COVID-19

Pilates/ Yoga Combination - Session II (Virtual Class Only)

$85

with Theresa Labrecque

Calendar Nov 4, 2020 at 7 pm, runs for 7 weeks

NOTE: Virtual class is the same as the Pilates/Yoga class and will run simultaneously with the in person 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: 12 classes, Mondays & Wednesdays, 11/4-12/21 (no class 11/11 & 11/25), 7:00-8:00pm, GMS, $85

NO DROP INS DUE TO COVID-19

*Class links and any additional materials will be emailed prior to the start of class. 

Will run

Beyond Beginner Guitar
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Beyond Beginner Guitar

$65

with Jessica Zdanys

Participants will learn about guitar mechanics and maintenance, chord strumming, scales, music theory and basic music reading that will help you play your favorite popular songs. The class will be set at a gradual pace, with individualized attention and emphasis on understanding and enjoyment. Register early; this class has limited space!

Instructor: Jessica Zdanys

5 classes – Thursdays, 10/1 -10/29, 6:00pm-7:00pm, Community Arts Center, 34 School St., Gorham. $65





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