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Introduction to Google Drive & Google Docs
with NDEC Instructor, Lake Region & Fryeburg Area Adult Education
Two of the great benefits to your Google account are Google Drive and Google Docs. Google Drive is free cloud storage and Google Docs is Google’s free alternative to MS Word. In this class you will learn how to store and manage your files online as well as use the Google Docs platform where you can create stunning documents.
Requirements: A device connected to the internet and an active Gmail account.
Jewelry - Killer Cuff or Bookmark + Messages in Metal Workshop
with Dana Ruth, Five Town CSD Adult & Community Education
This is a terrific crafter-evening for all ages 12+ and all experience levels! Let's make a killer cuff (or bookmark) and learn to forge, texture, stamp, file, and form your own original cuff bracelet in sterling silver. This form is a classic and has so many versatile design options it's a creation you can come back to again and again. It's a perfect project to dip into in your studio for some quick therapy or to make a gift for a loved one! Closed toe shoes required. Materials fee of $50 to be paid to instructor at class.
A Female Advantage
with Carole Freeman, MSAD#1 Adult & Community Education
Why Fitness is Different for Women
Wednesday, February , 6:00-8:00pm
Women are not just smaller, weaker versions of men. We’ll help you map your own fitness course that considers your anatomy, physiology, hormones and unique strengths.
Wednesday, February 14, 6:00-8:00pm
Improve Breathing capacity
Learn to adopt the habit of more functional breathing, reduce shortness of breath on exertion and have more stamina.
Wednesday, February 21, 6:00-8:00pm
Increasing Respiratory Muscle Strength and Endurance
You will learn how to open those airways, take in more oxygen, strengthen your diaphragm and have more energy and endurance to do those things you want to do while reducing shortness of breath.
Wednesday 28, 6:00-8:00pm
Women’s Hormones and Cardio
Build endurance, burn more fat reduce strain. Learn new guidelines about when, and how, to train that consider your female body and brain.
Wednesday March 6, 6:00-8:00pm
Core Strength Training for Spinal Stability
How to improve core strength, back and spinal stability. Improve balance, coordination and the importance of optimal breathing with pelvic floor function.
Once you register for the class a Zoom link will be sent to you.
These classes are not offered separately as each one leads to the next and information and practice sessions in each class prepares the student for the following one. The classes will be recorded in case you miss one of them.
A Female Advantage - ZOOM
with Carole Freeman, Sanford Community Adult Education
A comprehensive guide to female fitness. Understand your uniqueness and use it to your advantage.
These classes are not offered separately as each one leads to the next and information and practice sessions in each class prepare the student for the following one. I will record each class in case a conflicting schedule doesn't allow attendance, so the students can still keep up with the information.
Wednesday, February 7, 2023, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Why Fitness is Different for Women Women are not just smaller, weaker versions of men. We'll help you map your own fitness course that considers your anatomy, physiology, hormones, and unique strengths.
Wednesday, February 14, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Improve Breathing Capacity Learn to adopt the habit of more functional breathing, reduce shortness of breath on exertion, and have more stamina.
Wednesday, February 21, 2023, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Increasing Respiratory Muscle Strength and Endurance You will learn how to open those airways, take in more oxygen, strengthen your diaphragm, and have more energy and endurance to do those things you have to do while reducing shortness of breath.
Wednesday, February 28, 2023, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Women's Hormones and Cardio Build endurance, and more fat reduces strain. Learn new guidelines about when, and how, to train that consider your female body and brain.
Wednesday, March 6, 2023, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Core Strength Training and Spinal Stability How to improve core strength, back and spinal stability. Improve balance, coordination, and the importance of optimal breathing with pelvic floor function.
All About Weather: Wicked Pissah!
with Raney Bench, Mt. Desert Island Adult & Community Education
Maine is known for bad weather. Explore the impacts of some of our worst weather and learn more about how climate change is accelerating storm severity and sea level rise. Bring your curiousity!
Donations to the MDI Historical Society are encouraged on the night of class.
Raney Bench is Executive Director for the Mount Desert Island Historical Society, author, and historian.
with Travis Taylor, Old Orchard Beach/Saco Adult and Community Education
It's fun to play the guitar and you can't go wrong learning from a seasoned instructor and musician like Travis. Focus on learning the names of the strings and the first position notes before progressing to chords and strumming patterns. Before you know it, you will be playing music! No class 2/21.
Required: Proof of registration, nylon or steel-stringed acoustic guitar, picks (plectrums), an electronic tuner and the book Hal Leonard Method Complete Set (approx. $20–$25).
Travis Taylor has been playing guitar for a number of years and has been a member of a local band for quite some time. Additionally, he has more than 10 years experience teaching guitar in the Saco school system.
with Mary Elizabeth Bailey, Old Orchard Beach/Saco Adult and Community Education
There is nothing better than curling up after the holidays with something warm, delectable and soothing. Chef Mary will teach you to make wonderful homemade mac & cheese and apple-cherry crumble. It’s everything your basic TV dinner aspired to be but always fell short of! Bring your appetite, an apron and a container for any leftovers! We will prepare this meal and gather together for dinner and dessert on a cold winter evening. Tuition includes materials.
Mary Bailey, pastry chef and past owner/chef of Thyme and Honey Bakery in Biddeford, is passionate about baking bread and teaching people how to incorporate homemade bread into their daily lives.
with Eleanor L Dominguez, Old Orchard Beach/Saco Adult and Community Education
Documents Families Should Have!A final will and testament, a durable power of attorney, an advanced health care directive and HIPAA authorization are legal documents that every one of us needs. Get your questions addressed while learning the significance of each and its purpose.
Eleanor Dominguez, Esq., has worked at Ainsworth, Thelin, & Raftice, PA since 2014, focusing on elder law, estate planning and estate administration. In addition, she is accredited in preparing, presenting and prosecuting claims for veterans’ benefits before the Department of Veterans Affairs.