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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 3/21 CHRHS Rm 327 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.
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 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.
American Sign Language 2.5 - ASL for Intermediate Next Step
with Carrie Pierce
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
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.
with Sarah Ruef-Lindquist
Have you ever wanted to have chickens on your property? In many cities and towns homeowners have added small chicken flocks to their yards and gardens as part of the movement towards local food and sustainable living. Some towns even hold “Coop Tours” of the charming and unusual housing chicken owners have created. This class will teach you the basics of small-scale chicken ownership. Topics will cover local ordinances, buying and raising chicks, coop size and design, health and safety, food and water, flock behavior and equipment. Registration $20. 1 night 6:00-8:00 p.m. Class Wed 3/21 CHRHS Rm 221 Sarah Ruef-Lindquist lives in Camden and has been raising chickens in her backyard since 2007. She and her husband Peter were instrumental in changing Camden's zoning ordinance to allow small flocks of chickens on lots under two and a half acres.
Bead Stitching for Beginners
with Patti Bosken
Would you like to learn how to create beautiful beaded jewelry, perhaps a bracelet and earrings, by stitching colorful beads together using a needle, thread and beads? The instructor is a self-taught beader and loves sharing this fun and creative hobby with others. The class will cover information about types of seed beads, threads, and other supplies and is intended for students who want to learn basic bead stitching with an easy but intricate looking final product. The instructor will share books and internet sites that will be useful for further learning. Registration $30 plus $10 materials fee to be paid to the instructor. 3 weeks 5:30-7:30 p.m. Begins Tues 4/10 CHRHS Rm 217 Patti Bosken is a retired middle school teacher who has been bead stitching as a hobby for 9 years. She makes jewelry for herself, friends and family and finds beading to be a great creative and artistic outlet. Patti chairs the Program Committee for the Maine Bead Society, an organization that meets monthly with beading enthusiasts throughout the state of Maine.
Bellydancing - Level 2
with Patti Luchetti
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 Ear at Appleton Library: Listening for Returning Migrants
with Gary Roberts
Have you ever wanted to go birding without being encumbered by field guides, binoculars, or spotting scope? or wondered what bird is singing just out of sight? Join Maine Guide and Naturalist Gary Roberts and learn to identify the songs and calls of common warblers and other returning spring migrants. The class includes a Saturday field trip to Beech Hill, on May 12 from 1:00-4:00 pm. No charge but please call the Appleton Library at 785-5656 to register. 4 weeks 6:30-8:00 p.m. Begins Wed 4/4 Appleton Library 2916 Sennebec Road Appleton Registered Maine Guide Gary Roberts is a resident of Appleton and has been a volunteer naturalist, trip leader, and speaker for over 30 years. He specializes in guiding from a natural history perspective and focuses particularly on the native flora and fauna of Maine. Gary has been a long time volunteer for Maine Audubon and has volunteered with the Maine Plant Conservation Volunteers, Mountain Birdwatch, Maine Owl Survey Project, and Seanet.