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Easy Chinese Cookbook: Restaurant Favorites Made Simple


with Chris Toy

Calendar May 5, 2020 at 12 pm, runs for 2 weeks

Join Stonewall and Leroux Kitchens cooking instructor Chris Toy ONLINE to learn how to make a few of his favorite take-out Chinese dishes at home. After you’ve mastered some of the techniques, invite your friends over for a fun evening of 'take out' and see how quickly popular you become! 

Start at any time! Students will have access to the videos and recipes for two weeks. Get started by viewing the recipes and the videos. Decide what you'd like to try first, then make a shopping list. Practice, eat, repeat! 

Upon registration, you will be sent links to access a Google Drive where you will find the video links and downloadable recipes. 


Medicare 101 - 7.23.20
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Medicare 101 - 7.23.20


with Anna Moorman

Calendar Jun 1, 2020 at 5 pm, runs for 1 week


Questions about Medicare? Join Anna Moorman and Jo-Ann Neal for this informational seminar. They will answer your questions including what Medicare does and does not cover, when to enroll, the difference between Medicare Advantage and Medicare Supplement Plans, and which plan is best for you. Anna and Jo-Ann will be available for a question and answer session following the presentation. The seminar is free and open to the public, but we do ask that you register.  Upon registration you will receive the information and link for Zoom.

Taiji (T’ai Chi) Short Form Online Class 6.3.20


with Michael Shunney

Calendar Jun 3, 2020 at 10:30 am, runs for 4 weeks

This class will guide you through an ancient movement art for health, and martial art. The movements of T'ai Chi, and relaxed breathing, cultivate and store internal energy, the movements are non-impact, smooth and practiced very slowly at first. Western research has shown improvements in heart, bone and muscle strength, as well as large reductions in the effects of stress, and an improvement in overall balance, with regular practice. A suggested textbook may be purchased from the instructor for $15.00.

Qigong for Beginners - Swimming Dragon, Eight Silk Brocades &/or Wu Ming Online Class 6.3.20


with Michael Shunney

Calendar Jun 3, 2020 at 4:30 pm, runs for 4 weeks

These ancient healing practices have improved the health and lives of tens of millions of people over millennia. The air that we breathe is our most important source of nourishment. There is a mountain of research in western medicine confirming the value of a regular practice of improving our breathing for a whole host of conditions including arthritis, chronic pain, heart disease, diabetes and even cancer. In this class we will learn and practice better breathing and then combine that with gentle, coordinated movements that improve circulation, flexibility and core strength. Suggested textbook may be purchased from instructor for $16.00.

Genealogy for Beginners
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Genealogy for Beginners


with Dorothy Prescott

Learn how to gather and organize information in your own family history search. This three-part class will lead participants through the basic process of uncovering and sorting through the wealth of genealogical information available on the internet and from other sources.

Hiking Bates Morse Mountain


with Gary Roberts

Calendar Jun 24, 2020 at 8 am, runs for 1 week

Join Naturalist and Maine Guide Gary Roberts on a guided hike along a roadway where you will pass through mixed woodlands bordered by steep rock ledges, a salt marsh, and a pine barren, before reaching Seawall Beach. The area offers many opportunities to see unique Flora and Fauna including Sweetgrass, Star Mushrooms, seals, Least Terns and Piping Plovers. Departing CHRHS at 8 am for an approximately 3-hour hike, and returning approximately 2 pm. Fee includes bus transportation. For more info click here.

Sewcialize Open Quilting


with Beverly Shejen

Calendar Jul 8, 2020 at 9 am, runs for 8 weeks

Get needed help with your project as well as “sewcialize” with other quilters. This Open Quilting format is for anyone with a basic knowledge of quilting. You choose the project you want to work on, whether finishing blocks, or starting the next project, someone is here to lend a hand. Bring your sewing equipment and unfinished projects and make a date with yourself to come meet some new folks for a couple of hours of fun as a relaxed session of uninterrupted quilting time and come stitch your stress away! This dedicated quilting time is limited so please reserve your spot today!

Chilled Summer Soups and Cold Sides


with Jeff Space

Calendar Jul 8, 2020 at 5:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Celebrate the bounty of summer with this hands on class. Beat the heat with cool soups and sides using seasonal ingredients. Depending on availability, possibilities include dishes such as strawberry soup, melon soup, tomato-based cold soup, street corn, imaginative slaws, and pasta salads. Wow your guests and family with some new recipes and make this a summer to remember.

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