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Beyond Beginner Ukulele

$30

with Duncan Perry

Calendar Next session starts Nov 20, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Get ready to take your ukulele playing to another level with Duncan Perry! Using his song-based approach, you will explore left hand ornamentation techniques including hammering on and slides. The right hand will get a work out as you expand your knowledge of strumming and fingerpicking by learning such skills as triplets and muting. At a minimum, all students are expected to know basic chord formations in the Keys of C and G and be capable of smooth chord transitions. Requirements for his class are to have a serviceable soprano, concert, or tenor size ukulele and an electronic tuner. Duncan can help if you don’t have a uke yet.

BHP: Behavioral Health Professional Certification

$159

with Meegan Pratt

Calendar Next session starts Nov 9, 2019 at 9 am, runs for 4 weeks

This NEW blended online and in-person certification course teaches individuals how to provide in-home support to children (4 - 21 years of age) with intellectual/developmental delays, autism, or major mental health diagnosis in their home and community. This class meets the state requirements for certification as a BHP for job placement. High school diploma or equivalency is required to attend this BHP training. CPR/First Aid is needed in conjunction with this course for certification. See CPR dates above. CPR cost is NOT included in the cost of this course.Online portion and CPR must be completed before the Face-to-Face portion of the class. Online class session starts: Oct 1 Face-to-face class is Friday, 9am-4pm, Cost: $159, Nov 9

Boating Skills and Seamanship

$65

with Henry Marchi

Calendar Next session starts Sep 24, 2019 at 6:30 pm, runs for 9 weeks

New to the water? Or looking to buy a boat? The US Coast Guard Auxiliary’s Boating Skills and Seamanship (BS&S) course is a comprehensive course designed for both the experienced and the novice boater. Successful completion earns a boating education certificate recognized in all the states with operator education requirements. Henry Marchi has been teaching boating safety for over 18 years for the US Coast Guard Auxiliary. Henry is also able to give the NH Marine Patrol exam in addition to the Auxiliary Class. Cost includes book.

Cardio Sculpt for Women

$20

with Lisa Robertson

Calendar Next session starts Sep 10, 2019 at 3:15 pm, runs for 3 weeks
5 additional sessions through Feb 4, 2020

This judgement-free zone is intended to get women of all fitness levels moving and healthy. A fun, balanced and effective workout that includes short cardio bursts and weight lifting to improve muscular fitness and boost cardiovascular efficiency. Using creative and diverse exercises and equipment, this class will keep participants moving and loving it from Sept through Feb.

Cards, Cards, and More Cards

$39

with Timothy Sheehan

Calendar Next session starts Jan 6, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 4 weeks

If you want to learn a card games like cribbage, 3-13, 45’s, gin, Tim will facilitate the playing and learning of these and many other card games. It is always fun to learn a new game so, if you know a card game you’d like to teach others this is the place for you to share.

Crochet for Beginners

$59

with Pam Jones

Calendar Next session starts Oct 7, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Want to learn to crochet? Join Pam and learn basic crochet instruction and stitches. Skeins of yarn will be provided (or bring your own) and various crochet hooks for you to try. By the end of class you will have a scarf. Pam will also help with other crochet projects if you want to bring them with you for guidance.

Culinary Industry Career Exploration Track

Free

with Soni Reese

Calendar Next session starts Sep 3, 2019

Did you know that the food service industry is among those industries that are expected to gain the largest number of jobs in Mainebetween 2016 and 2026? This track will help you learn about job opportunities and career-planning related to the food service industry; improve basic math, reading, writing, speaking/presentation, critical thinking, problem-solving, interpersonal and organizational skills, and technology/computer skills

needed to enter and succeed in such jobs/careers; and begin the process of applying to jobs, college classes or programs related to the food service/restaurant industry.

Downsizing?

$25

with Jill Braceland

Calendar Next session starts Oct 1, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

This seminar is designed to offer organizing strategies to start your downsizing efforts. Establish your project priorities, learn what supplies you might need, and set realistic time constraints. Leave with an action plan.





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