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Literacy Donation

Free

with York Adult Education

Calendar Sep 1, 2021

Thank you for your interest in supporting York Adult and Community Education's literacy programs through your generous donation.  Please click on the register button to donate, which will then bring you to a page where you choose the amount to donate up to $500.  (For any donation above $500, please call our office at 207-363-7922.)  Thank you!

Cooking With BoomerTECH Adventures

$2999

with Boomer TECH, Maranacook Adult Education

Calendar Sep 7, 2021

In this course, BoomerTECHAdventures guides Chris, Jill, and Ed share their love of cooking and enjoyment for lots of different types of foods. You will learn how to prepare several tasty stirfries using traditional Chinese flavorings, make fresh pasta, turn leftover sweetpotato into gnocchi, stir up a great fried rice, and give ramen soup a delicious upgrade. In addition, discover an easy way to make your own pita pockets, flatbreads, and tortillas. Plus, you will see a way to combine the benefits of cooking on cast iron with your love of grilling. We haven’t forgotten dessert! Who can resist a delectable chocolate brownie torte or apple pie?

Begins: Upon Registration

Location: Online - You view class at your convenience! The instructors provide personalized support for the class via email and/or online chat.

Class access available until December 31, 2021

BoomerTECH Adventures helps Boomers and Seniors create, connect, and contribute using today’s technology. These courses are fully asynchronous, online courses that students complete on their own time and at your own speed. Each course is a PDF booklet with information about the class, instructions on using the class, and the content of the class (videos and articles). The instructors provide personalized support for the class via email and/or online chat.

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Cooking Matters: Holiday Edition! (Online)

Free

with Healthy Acadia, RSU 24 Adult Education

Calendar Nov 15, 2021 at 11 am, runs for 6 weeks

*This class is now an Online class.*

Learn how to cook healthy food on a budget! This no-cost, 6 session cooking and nutrition class is offered in partnership with Healthy Acadia. The series offers participants an opportunity to learn about easy ways to prepare healthy, family-friendly, delicious meals and stretch food dollars. Participants work together to create a meal each week and sample their recipe. Free take-home ingredients will be provided for all participants. This series is designed to engage community members who are experiencing low income, and who want to gain knowledge and skills to eat healthy food on a limited budget. Participants are requested to commit to all six classes in the series.

* Please note that class is limited to 5 people in order to maintain social distancing. Masks are required to be worn during the class time portion.

 

Full Course

Cooking Matters

Free

with David Scammon, Spruce Mountain Adult Education

Calendar Nov 17, 2021 at 2 pm, runs for 6 weeks

This course aims to show you that it is possible to eat delicious, healthy meals even on a tight budget.  Each class will include a hands on learning, group discussion and nutrition information. 

 

Gingerbread Houses

$35

with Gary Stein, Merrymeeting Adult Education

Calendar Dec 1, 2021 at 5 pm, runs for 1 week

In this one night workshop you will learn some great tips and tricks to use to whip up a batch of delicious Royal Icing. The icing will be the glue that holds your house together when you begin the construction of your Graham Cracker Gingerbread House. Gary will show you the ins and outs of creating beautiful and creative gingerbread houses from graham crackers, icing and colorful candies and cereals. 

Materials List, please bring to class with you: 

  • 2 boxes of regular size graham crackers
  • 2 bags of holiday candy to share
  • 1 box of colorful cereal to share
  • 1 container of Wilton's Meringue Powder to make the Royal Icing
  • 1 small box of pastry bags
  • Assorted Piping nozzles (nibs)

 

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Cooking for the Holidays

$95

with Cathy Speronis, Bangor Adult & Community Education

Calendar Dec 2, 2021 at 6 pm
In this course we will be creating holiday favorites such as Glazed Spiral Sliced Ham, Tourtiere and a Caramel-Espresso Yule Log. Learn how to create these amazing dishes and take your holiday cooking up to the next level.

In the Dough, In the Know

$40

with Deb Arter, Merrymeeting Adult Education

Calendar Dec 2, 2021 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Who can resist the smell of fresh bread baking? You will learn how to mix, knead, proof and shape basic yeast dough. Participants will learn how to create cloverleaf rolls, butter crescents, cinnamon swirls, tea rings and whole-wheat rolls as well as an economical savory braid that comes together quickly. Various yeast bread recipes will be shared and discussed. Each student will go home with a basket of yummy warm samples. Bring an apron, rolling pin, cutting board and two plastic tubs to fill and take home. Winter in Maine is made for an activity like this! $10 material fee included. No discounts.

Full Course

Let's Make Vegan Cheese!

$15

with Diana Mosher, MSAD 11 Gardiner Area Adult & Community Education (adulted@msad11.org) 207-582-3774

Calendar Dec 2, 2021 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

If you love cheese, sign up for this one-night hands-on NEW class! Learn to make VEGAN cheese with Diana. Enjoy a tasting session during class and then take home some of your cheeses to enjoy. Students will need to bring a one-pint containers to take cheese home. A materials fee of $8.00 is due to the instructor at class.

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