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Personal Enrichment

Social Security: Your Questions Answered

$20

with Zachary Herrick Edward Jones

Calendar Apr 2, 2019 at 6 pm
Learn the ways to maximize Social Security benefit amounts, for both the individual and spouse based on age, life expectancy, employment and need. Zachary Herrick is a Financial Advisor with Edward Jones in Camden.

Socially Responsible and Environmentally Respectful Investing

$20

with Lowrie Sargent

Calendar Mar 6, 2019 at 6 pm
How can we identify companies that are socially responsible and/or support sustainable environmental programs? Is it possible to be both a socially responsible investor and a financially successful stock investor? In class we will discuss these concepts and how to apply them to your investing plan. Lowrie Sargent is Vice President and Investor Advisor representative for Maine Asset Management and Director of Education and member of the State Board of Directors for Better Investing. He has been investing since 1978 and has a Masters of Business Administration, Loyola College, and Bachelor of Arts, Cornell University. He also is a recipient of the Vedder Prize in Economics.

Sourdough Bread Making 2.05.19

$20

with Bill Babb

Calendar Feb 5, 2019 at 5:30 pm
There is Nothing like the aroma of freshly baked sourdough bread unless it is enjoying a slice of freshly baked bread with butter shortly after coming out of the oven! Students will learn how to care for a sourdough starter, how to knead using two different techniques, and how to mix, shape and score the bread for baking. The instructor will demonstrate two ways to bake a loaf, using a cloche or on a stone with steam in the oven, followed by a taste testing. Students will then shape, score and bake a loaf of their own in class. They will take home some sourdough culture (bring a 32 ounce container) for bread baking at home. $5 for ingredients to be paid to the instructor at class. Bill Babb is a retired teacher and home baker. He has searched for the perfect baguette for fifteen years taking several King Arthur Baking Workshops and attending Skowhegan Kneading Conferences along the way.
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Sourdough Bread Making 2.07.19

$20

with Bill Babb

Calendar Feb 7, 2019 at 5:30 pm
There is Nothing like the aroma of freshly baked sourdough bread unless it is enjoying a slice of freshly baked bread with butter shortly after coming out of the oven! Students will learn how to care for a sourdough starter, how to knead using two different techniques, and how to mix, shape and score the bread for baking. The instructor will demonstrate two ways to bake a loaf, using a cloche or on a stone with steam in the oven, followed by a taste testing. Students will then shape, score and bake a loaf of their own in class. They will take home some sourdough culture (bring a 32 ounce container) for bread baking at home. $5 for ingredients to be paid to the instructor at class. Bill Babb is a retired teacher and home baker. He has searched for the perfect baguette for fifteen years taking several King Arthur Baking Workshops and attending Skowhegan Kneading Conferences along the way.

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Spanish - Continuing Instruction

$45

with Paul Garcia

Calendar Mar 25, 2019 at 6:30 pm, runs for 3 weeks
“Continuing” Spanish is for students who have completed the Intermediate Beginner class, or for students who have had previous Spanish language instruction in another program. Course goals and instruction are based on the levels of students enrolling, and the course may be taken multiple times. This class meets Monday and Wednesday. A textbook fee of $15 is payable to the instructor at the first class. This class uses the same text, Spanish for Today, as the previous two levels, and only needs to be purchased once. Paul Garcia taught at secondary and university levels for twenty years, and now earns his living as a translator and interpreter. He has lived and worked in Puerto Rico, Mexico, Spain and Argentina.

Spanish - Intermediate Beginner

$45

with Paul Garcia

Calendar Feb 25, 2019 at 6:30 pm, runs for 3 weeks
This course expands on elements introduced in the Beginner course, further developing spoken language skills and gradually delving into literature and culture. This course is open to any student who has had beginning Spanish language instruction. Textbook fee of $15 is payable to the instructor at the first class. This class meets Monday and Wednesday. Paul Garcia taught at secondary and university levels for twenty years, and now earns his living as a translator and interpreter. He has lived and worked in Puerto Rico, Mexico, Spain and Argentina.

Spanish for Beginners

$45

with Paul Garcia

Calendar Jan 28, 2019 at 6:30 pm, runs for 3 weeks
Beginner’s Spanish focuses on basic elements, giving emphasis to development of spoken language skills. One goal will be ‘thinking on one’s feet’—viable self-expression. Classroom practice spans the gamut from the traditional through situational exercises and ‘total physical response’ techniques. Textbook fee of $15 is payable to the instructor at the first class. Paul Garcia a taught at secondary and university levels for twenty years, and now earns his living as a translator and interpreter. He has lived and worked in Puerto Rico, Mexico, Spain and Argentina.

Spoon Carving and More

$35

with Sherwood Hilt

Calendar Mar 12, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 4 weeks

This class is for beginners in wood carving. You will learn the art of carving a wooden spoon from an instructor who has been carving a variety of objects for 28 years. Spoons can be small or large, carved plain or with decorated handles, and made from a variety of wood. After carving your spoon, the instructor will offer a variety of other small carved objects, such as birds or peeps which you can choose to carve for a second project. Students should bring a minimum of a chip carving knives, a 3/4 spoon gouge and a pair of leather or kevlar gloves to class. Tools are available to purchase at The Shelter Institute in Woolwich. The instructor will also bring a few to class. The materials fee of $15.00 includes a booklet on carving for you to keep as a reference. Sherwood Hilt first discovered wood carving at Camp Bomazen in 1990 where he learned how to do relief carvings, neckerchief slides, signs and a variety of other items. In 2012 he started carving shorebirds and ducks. He has taught merit badge wood carving for the Boy Scouts for many years. Sherwood has a degree in building construction and worked at Lyman-Morse as a cabinet maker until retirement.





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