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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

$35

with BoomerTECH, Gray-New Gloucester Adult Education

Calendar Jan 1, 2022

In this course, BoomerTECH Adventures 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 stir fries using traditional Chinese flavorings, make fresh pasta, turn leftover sweet potato 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, flat breads, 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?

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Cooking With BoomerTECH Adventures

$2999

with Boomer TECH, Maranacook Adult Education

Calendar Jan 1, 2022

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 June 30, 2022

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.

Gift Certificate

Free

with York Adult Education

Calendar Jan 1, 2022

Wow! The person you are giving this gift certificate to is really lucky!  What a great gift - the gift of learning!  Please click on the register button, which will then bring you to a page where you choose the amount of your gift certificate.  (For any help, please call our office at 207-363-7922.)  Thank you!

O-Make Yourself at Home with Whole Grains

$15

with Cat Morrow of Slow Food Maine, Orono-Hampden-Old Town Adult Ed Partnership

Calendar Jun 11, 2022 at 9 am, runs for 1 week

Make Yourself at Home with Whole Grains

Explore adding whole grains to every meal! We’ll discuss what whole grains are, see some out-of-the-box options, and get an understanding of how to prepare whole grains, such as how to add whole wheat berries to breakfast bowls, stir fry, burritos, and more. Learn some basics of baking with whole grains, including cookie bars, brownies and pancakes. We’ll make whole grain brownies in-class so you’ll be able to take a few home to share with your family!

Saturday, June 11, 2022

9am - 12pm

$15 class fee + $10 materials fee

Orono – In Person 

Instructor: Cat Morrow of Slow Food Maine

(Space is limited to 10 people; minimum class size is 4 )

Masks are required at this time.

Make and Can Strawberry Jam!

$60

with Allison Carroll Duffy, Merrymeeting Adult Education

Calendar Jun 30, 2022 at 4 pm, runs for 1 week

Strawberry season is almost here! And what better way to enjoy these berries than in homemade strawberry jam? Join Allison Carroll Duffy, Master Food Preserver and cookbook author,  for this hands-on workshop, where you’ll learn not only how to make strawberry jam, but also how to can and preserve it--so that you can enjoy it year round! We’ll cover the basics of safe home canning, including proper procedures, techniques, and use of tools and equipment. Then we’ll learn hands-on by making a big batch of strawberry jam, and canning it using the boiling water bath method. There will be plenty of jam to taste, and each participant will go home with a jar of jam to enjoy. A materials fee of $10 included.

ServSafe® Food Protection Manager Certification & Recertification Course

$155

with David Roberts, MSAD 52 Adult & Community Education

Calendar Jul 11, 2022 at 5 pm

A nationally accredited food safety certification course! Course includes textbook, study guide, practice exam, classroom training, exam and certificate. Certificate valid for 5 years.

The program blends the latest FDA Food Code, food safety research, and years of food sanitation training experience. Managers learn to implement essential food safety practices and create a culture of food safety. All content and materials are based on actual job tasks identified by food service industry experts. 

 

ServSafe® Course: JULY 11-14th 5-8pm $155 •

LOOKING FOR Recertification Exam ONLY/$75 - Please call 225-1010 to get registered!

Payment plan available: $50 deposit plus 1 payment of $105.00, paid every four weeks.

Mix Up Your Greens!

$45

with Deborah Walder, Merrymeeting Adult Education

Calendar Jul 12, 2022 at 5 pm, runs for 1 week

Summer is the  best time to experiment with salads. There are so many fun greens to use and so many colorful veggies we can add. And don't forget the fruit. Your summer dinner can not only taste delicious, but it can look wonderful and to top it all.......be good for you! Come join this fun participatory workshop to play in the greens and enjoy some summer salad.





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