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Mozzarella and Ricotta Cheese-Session II
with Diana Mosher
If you love cheese, sign up for this one-night hands-on class! Learn to make ricotta and mozzarella cheese without any special tools or pans. Enjoy a tasting session during class and then take home some of your cheeses to enjoy. Students will need to bring 2, one-pint containers to take cheese home. A materials fee of $8.00 is due to the instructor at class.
Not on Ancestry! What Next?
with B.J. Jamieson
This class is being recheduled from it's orginal dates. Current date listed is only tennative.
Learn how to explore resources beyond ancestry.com. Ancestry.com is a wonderful resource for genealogy research but other sites can also help put leaves on a family tree. Explore digitized newspapers and other sites to discover fascinating information about your family!
Overview of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA)
with Nichole Hinton
This course provides an abbreviated overview of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) and how it is used to support youth with disabilities. ABA is a type of therapy that focuses on improving specific behaviors, such as social skills, communication, adaptive learning skills, hygiene, etc. ABA is effective for children and adults with psychological disorders in a variety of settings. It has also been shown that ABA can significantly improve behaviors and skills and decrease the need for special services.
with Debra Arter
If you are stuck in a Mac and Cheese rut-you are in for a surprise in this one night class where pasta is the star attraction! We will learn about and taste varieties of pasta and correct preparation. We will make Pasta Pancetta, Rotini with Toasted Walnuts, Blue Cheese and Chives and easy Creamy Chicken and Broccoli Pesto Bow Ties. Pasta can transform into a quick and nutritious meal and use much less sodium than commercial products. Bring containers to take home samples. Recipes and directions included for all dishes.
with Gary Swinton
Learn to create amazing wildlife photos from a professional. Topics include choosing the right camera gear, isolating subjects, dealing with backgrounds, using natural light to your advantage, how to use zoom functions effectively, choosing exposure techniques that will provide the best images and finding uncommon perspectives. Our 5/4 class will be held at the Maine Wildlife Park in Gray! We’ll talk about animal behavior, habitats and how best to find animals in the wild. Residents include deer, black bear, eagles, owls and more. It will make an excellent location to practice your skills. There will be a fee to gain entrance to the park. This will be an individual or split fee depending on what the class decides. Please bring a bag lunch, or you may purchase a lunch there. Some walking will be required.
Preserving Your Spring Bounty - Pesto
with Deborah Barnett
This hands-on food preservation workshop will teach you the basics of freezing fruits & vegetables. This is an easy and economical way to preserve the great vegetables from your garden. Participants will receive a “Preserving the Harvest” food preservation packet and will learn recommended methods for preserving foods, the latest and safest recipes and food safety. Join us in this beginner level class as we make pesto, which you will be taking home with you! A materials fee of $15 is due to the instructor at class.
Preserving Your Spring Bounty - Strawberry Jam
with Deborah Barnett
Ever wonder how to preserve all those great seasonal fruits and vegetables? This hands-on food preservation workshop will teach you the basic steps for hot water bath canning and freezing. Students will learn how to make strawberry jam using fresh strawberries. They will also receive a “Preserving the Harvest” food preservation packet, and will learn recommended methods for preserving foods, the latest and safest recipes, equipment to ensure safety, and how to check for properly sealed jars. This is a beginning-level class. Please bring a potholder with you to the workshop. You will be able to take home a jar of strawberry jam! A materials fee of $15 is due to the instructor at class.
R.A.D. for Seniors
with Amanda Roggio
R.A.D. for Seniors offers awareness and defense strategies for older adults. This course is taught in a relaxed environment that is conducive to learning tested instructional techniques, proven tactics, and insights about the safety issues unique to older adults. Our program also includes physical defense workouts for technique development, and educational components to assist with the development of defensive strategies. R.A.D. for Seniors is a minimum (15) hour program to be offered in (10) sessions. Please wear loose comfortable clothing and either sneakers, or flat, comfortable shoes. Class is open to both males and females. Only four spots available so register early!