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Accounting and Bookkeeping Basics
with Dorothy Prescott
Business owners and managers will find this course valuable for learning basic accounting methods and tips for good business record keeping. Equally vital will be discussion of managing cash flows, keeping tabs on payables and receivables, and establishing controls to safeguard money and assets. Registration $70. 5 weeks 6:00-8:00 p.m. Begins Mon 10/16 CHRHS Library Dorothy Prescott is a CPA in Rockland specializing in the accounting needs of small businesses and is a Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor®.
Adobe InDesign for Beginner Through Intermediate
with Joe Ryan
We'll examine the many features of Adobe's popular page layout software. From creating a simple newsletter or brochure, to multi-page publications, you'll learn the basic techniques and functions of InDesign. A basic understanding of graphic design and MacIntosh computers will be necessary. Other skills such as Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop will be helpful, but are not required. Class size is limited so be sure to sign up early. Registration $60. 5 weeks 6:00-8:00 p.m. Begins Wed 9/27 CHRHS Rm 327 Joe Ryan is co-owner of Adventure Advertising, a full service advertising agency located in Rockport, Maine. With over 20 years of digital graphic arts design and production, Adventure Advertising uses Adobe products exclusively for all production services including press and electronic productions.
with Hugo Heriz-Smith
In this class the instructor will demonstrate how to use Adobe's Lightroom to organize, edit and adjust your images. The class will be aimed at people who have only just started using Lightroom or those who have never used it but are curious about it. Registration $35. 4 weeks 6:30-8:30 p.m. Begins Wed 10/25 CHRHS Rm 480 Hugo Heriz-Smith moved to Maine in 2004 and lives in Camden. He has worked with Mac and Windows/DOS computers since the late 80's. He has been self-employed helping small business and residential customers with a wide range of technology needs since 2001, focusing on those using Apple products.
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Age Management Skin Care
with Kate Martino
Feel you are too young for a face-lift, don't have deep wrinkles yet, but want to do something to make your skin healthier and look fresher? Learn how your skin ages, what affects the aging process (internally and externally) and the treatments and product ingredients that can actually slow down the damage and improve your skin. Registration $20. 1 night 6:00-8:00 p.m. Class Tues 10/17 CHRHS Rm 235 Martino is a licensed aesthetician, electrologist and reflexologist. She owned a day spa for over 20 years specializing in age management skin care. Prior to this, Kate spent 20 years in corporate marketing and sales. She holds an MA From New York University, and is a graduate of Catherine Hinds School of Aesthetics and the Boston Electrolysis School of Technology where she became Director of Business Education.
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American Sign Language 2 - ASL for Intermediate
with Carrie Pierce
This advanced ASL course will build on the foundation of ASL I by adding vocabulary to increase conversation as well as grammar skills. We will look at the use of contrastive structure, how to ask questions, tell time and sign with numbers. Vocabulary topics will be based on class interest. We expect there will be opportunities for interaction with members of the deaf community. This course is taught without use of voice but with use of games and other activities as well as peer interaction. All students are required to have at least 12 hours of prior experience with a certified deaf instructor. Registration $60. 8 weeks 5:00-6:30 p.m. Begins Thurs 9/28 CHRHS Rm 216 Carrie Pierce enjoys teaching ASL to people of all ages. She provides a dynamic and fun environment where participants take part in a variety of interactive learning experiences. Carrie is certified by the American Sign Language Teachers Association, the State of Maine (for Early Childhood Special Education and Deaf Education), and has both Bachelors and Masters degrees from Gallaudet University. She has taught in schools and universities all over Maine.
American Sign Language I - ASL for Everyone
with Carrie Pierce
American Sign Language is one of the most used languages in the U.S. It is a visual language with its own grammar, gestures, and syntax. American Sign Language can help you communicate better in a new way, using your eyes and hands. In addition, if you need to know ASL in order to communicate better with a friend, family member, client, student or employee, this is a perfect opportunity for you. This class is rigorous, but fun, and you will come away with new knowledge about ASL and the deaf community. This class is not for children. Registration $60. 8 weeks 6:30-8:00 p.m. Begins Thurs 9/28 CHRHS Rm 216 Carrie Pierce enjoys teaching ASL to people of all ages. She provides a dynamic and fun environment where participants take part in a variety of interactive learning experiences. Carrie is certified by the American Sign Language Teachers Association, the State of Maine (for Early Childhood Special Education and Deaf Education), and has both Bachelors and Masters degrees from Gallaudet University. She has taught in schools and universities all over Maine.
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America’s Boating Course
with John McMullen Wawenock Sail &Power
Learn the basics of boating: rules of the road, navigational lights and buoys, use of compass for bearings, marine charts and introduction to piloting. This course meets the requirements of most states for a recreational boating license. Book and piloting tools are included. Registration $70, couples sharing materials are $95 per couple. 5 weeks 6:00-8:00 p.m. Begins Tues 9/19 CHRHS Rm 216 This class is taught by Wawenock Sail and Power Squadron certified instructors.
Artist Retreats in the US and Abroad
with Laura Perkins
The opportunity to work in quietude day after day is invigorating and inspiring. A retreat "Honoring the Self" offers artists an opportunity to expand their creative potential in a beautiful setting and help take their work in unexpected and exciting directions. This one night class is for artists of all persuasions: writers, painters, sculptors, photographers and musicians. The instructor will offer information on artist retreats in 35 states and 50 countries, and most are free. Give yourself the gift of time and space. Registration $20. 1 night 6:00-8:00 p.m. Class Thurs 9/28 CHRHS Rm 228 Laura Lee Perkins has been awarded 11 grants and 5 artist-in-residencies for her creative projects in music and writing.