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Accounting and Bookkeeping Basics
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Accounting and Bookkeeping Basics


with Dorothy Prescott

Calendar Apr 23, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 5 weeks

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 4/23 CHRHS Rm 223 Dorothy Prescott is a CPA in Rockland specializing in the accounting needs of small businesses and is a Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor®.


Age Management Skin Care


with Kate Martino

Calendar May 22, 2018 at 6 pm

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 5/22 CHRHS Rm 235 Kate 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, she 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 2.5 - ASL for Intermediate Next Step
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American Sign Language 2.5 - ASL for Intermediate Next Step


with Carrie Pierce

Calendar Apr 26, 2018 at 5:30 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Students taking ASL 2.5 should have already experienced ASL 1 and 2 with a certified deaf ASL teacher at either the adult ed or college level. They need to have mastered the vocabulary and skills taught within those classes. This class will focus on the ASL grammar features learned in ASL 2, but within a broader context and a greater emphasis on conversational skills. ASL 2.5 will focus on role shifting, contrastive structure, appropriate response to questions, signs for work related environments and any specific skills needed by individual students in the class. Students will also work on including ASL grammar features for a children’s story of their choice. No class May 3. Registration $50. 6 weeks 5:30-7:30 p.m. Begins Thurs 4/26 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.


America’s Boating Course


with John McMullen Wawenock Sail &Power

Calendar Mar 20, 2018 at 6:30 pm, runs for 5 weeks

Learn the basics of boating: trailering, rules of the road, navigational lights and buoys, and the use of compass for bearings. This course meets the requirements of most states for a recreational boating license. This class does not have a senior discount. Registration $70, couples sharing materials are $95 per couple. 5 weeks 6:30-8:30 p.m. Begins Tues 3/20 CHRHS Rm 216 This class is taught by Wawenock Sail and Power Squadron certified instructors.


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Bellydancing - Level 2


with Patti Luchetti

Calendar Apr 26, 2018 at 7 pm, runs for 3 weeks

Practice of this dance provides gentle, strengthening exercise for the whole body with emphasis on the belly and thighs. This level 2 class will add new hip patterns, try out Beledie and Moroccan rhythms plus finish the Veil choreography begun in the beginning class. The class is suggested for those who have completed at least one bellydancing class or have other dance background. Students will accomplish a simple choreography during the session and learn the use of props such as scarves, zils and the veil. Please bring a large scarf for the hips, and wear loose comfortable clothes or dance wear. It is ALWAYS a good time to try Bellydancing! Registration $30. 3 weeks 7:00-8:30 p.m. Begins Thurs 4/26 CHRHS Dance/Wrestling Rm Patti Luchetti has studied and performed Oriental Dance for 25 years, in Maine, NYC and abroad.


Birding by Habitat
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Birding by Habitat


with Shelley Spanswick

Calendar May 4, 2018 at 8 am, runs for 4 weeks

Spring is a great time of year to get outside and look for spring migrants! Our avian friends are on the move heading to their summer homes. Birding by Habitat will take you to three very different habitat types and focus on bird identification clues based on the surroundings. This is a field oriented class so please be prepared for outdoor elements (rain, wind, varying spring temps). Participants should dress in appropriate layers and bring their own binoculars. If you don’t have binoculars, let the instructor know. If weather does not cooperate, class will be held at Merryspring Nature Center. DIscussion will also cover attracting birds to your yard, common injuries birds sustain due to human interaction, and what you can do to help. Registration $45. 4 weeks 8:00-10:00 a.m. Begins Fri 5/4 Merryspring Nature Park Shelley Spanswick has a degree in Wildlife Biology and has worked as a wild bird rehabilitator for over 10 years. She began her career as an intern and volunteer at Avian Haven in Freedom, Maine, continued to The Raptor Trust in Millington, NJ, and later returned to Avian Haven. She has led owl prowls with the Riley School and Merryspring and is continuing her pursuit to help educate the public about the wonders of the avian world. Shelley adds a unique perspective to the classic birding walks because she has worked intimately with a variety of species.


Bridge for Beginners


with Sally Morrison

Calendar Apr 17, 2018 at 10 am, runs for 8 weeks

Join other like-minded people in a fun card game that will exercise your brain. Learn in a comfortable, no stress environment and in eight weeks you will be able to play bridge with anyone. Registration $65. 8 weeks 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Begins Tues 4/17 Midcoast Recreation Center Sally Morrison has played, taught and loved bridge for many years.


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College Transitions 2017-18


with Heidi Nolan

Calendar Sep 5, 2017 at 8:30 am, runs for 43 weeks
College Transitions are programs that allow a student who already possesses a high school diploma to brush up on skills in order to gain entrance into college. If you are having trouble passing college entrance exams, or the college has told you to take adult education classes to bring you up to entrance standards, you need the College Transitions program. There is no fee for this program and you can drop in any time. Monday-Thursday 8:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m., Friday 1:00-4:00 p.m. and Tuesday 5:00-8:00 p.m. Begins September 5, Tuesday evenings begin September 19. Adult Learning Center 7 Lions Ln. Camden

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