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Old Orchard Beach/Saco Adult and Community Education



Our Classes

Accuplacer Testing - By Appt
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Accuplacer Testing - By Appt

Free

with Liis Nigol, MEd

An opportunity to take the college entrance exam to see how prepared you are for college. Please call 207-282-3846 or 207-934-7922 to schedule an appointment. Liis Nigol, Student Services Coordinator, has an MEd in Counseling. For the past 30 years she has worked as a school counselor for K-12 schools and as a career counselor on the college level. She has been the counselor with OOB/Saco Adult Ed since 2006.

Advanced Beginner Digital Photography

$29

with Geri Lynn Smith

Calendar Jun 6, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

OK, so you now know the concepts of ISO, aperture and shutter speed and how to locate and change them in your camera. You also have a working knowledge of lines and how to compose a photo that tells a story along with a workflow that enables you to shoot, download, organize, edit and distribute your shots. Now welcome to advancing your knowledge to create shots that are outstanding and not just another snapshot. Check Geri Lynn out in our Gallery.

Geri Lynn Smith is an award-winning photographer who shoots and teaches primarily in the New England area.

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Becoming a Notary Public - Spring
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Becoming a Notary Public - Spring

$49

with Frank Lee

Calendar May 23, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 2 weeks

A notary’s primary duty is to formally witness transactions involving paper documents and, in Maine, officiate at weddings. Prepare to be commissioned as a notary public, learn the history of the office, its powers and duties, eligibility, procedures and record-keeping. Leave with all the testing and paperwork completed and ready to submit to the State. Applicants must be residents of ME or NH residents who are regularly employed or carrying on a trade or business in Maine. The State’s license (fee approx. $50) is valid for 7 years.

Frank Lee is a full-time firefighter/paramedic. He has been involved with technology instruction and security since 1996 and is currently involved with technology integration in the fire and EMS fields. Frank has also been a Maine notary public since 2006.

Beer Tasting & Tour

$29

with Shea C Quill

Calendar Jun 5, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

at Banded Horn Brewery

Join us for an in-depth look into the production and packaging of our delicious hand-crafted beers. Explore how different ingredients and brewing techniques influence our various beer styles, and get a walk through of our specialty brewing process. Finish up the tour with a guided tasting of a few of our unique ales and lagers, allowing time for answering your questions. Be one of the first to take a look behind the scenes before Banded Horn institutes our full complimentary tour program this summer! Cheers! Registration is required through OOB/Saco Adult Ed. Tuition includes the tour and a flight of four beer samples.

Banded Horn, where tradition meets trends! This local craft brewery is known for its unique and varied ales and lagers.

Beginner Golf Section I - Summer

$105

with Cooper Nadeau

Calendar Jul 9, 2018 at 4:30 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Learn the technical aspects of the long and short game including full swings, chipping and putting, and general rules. You will be capable of playing on the golf course after this class. Clubs are provided or bring your own. Register early - this class fills fast!

Registration is required and accepted through OOB/Saco Adult Ed.

Note: In case of rain, there will be an indoor rules and etiquette class at Dunegrass in the Pro Shop. You will be notified of weather cancellations and make up dates, if needed, by 3 PM the day of class.

Required: A weekly ball fee of $4. Sneakers or golf shoes. No jeans or T-shirts allowed. Collared shirts required.

Cooper Nadeau a graduate of Portland Maine’s Deering High, attended the David Leadbetter Academy at IMG in Bradenton, FL. He is passionate about teaching golf and is ready to help you improve your game.

Beginner Golf Section II - Summer

$105

with Cooper Nadeau

Calendar Jul 9, 2018 at 5:30 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Learn the technical aspects of the long and short game including full swings, chipping and putting, and general rules. You will be capable of playing on the golf course after this class. Clubs are provided or bring your own. Register early - this class fills fast!

Registration is required and accepted through OOB/Saco Adult Ed.

Note: In case of rain, there will be an indoor rules and etiquette class at Dunegrass in the Pro Shop. You will be notified of weather cancellations and make up dates, if needed, by 3 PM the day of class.

Required: A weekly ball fee of $4. Sneakers or golf shoes. No jeans or T-shirts allowed. Collared shirts required.

Cooper Nadeau a graduate of Portland Maine’s Deering High, attended the David Leadbetter Academy at IMG in Bradenton, FL. He is passionate about teaching golf and is ready to help you improve your game.

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Chi Kung Level II - Spring

$59

with Mark Gerardi

Calendar Jun 11, 2018 at 6:15 pm, runs for 5 weeks

This follow-up to Chi Kung Level I will teach other forms, as well as get into the how-to’s of the healing aspects of this art that is a part of traditional Chinese medicine. Some experience in Chi Kung is helpful but not required. Wear loose clothing and comfortable shoes. 

NOTE: Winter course schedule changes have necessitated date changes  (was 5/14-6/18).

Mark Gerardi, studying and teaching martial arts for 25 years, is the founder of Samurai Fitness and member of the National Qigong Association. He is also a powerful energy healer with formal education in shiatsu, herbalism, EFT, KCR and reiki.

Cutting the Cable Cord - Spring

$39

with Kevin Neely

Calendar Jun 6, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 2 weeks

Save $ and increase your TV Options

Tired of spending hundreds of dollars for cable TV? Sure you get movies, sports and sitcoms that you can’t get for free with an antenna, or can you? What is Docis 3.0 and why should you care? How do you set up your network for this technology? What exactly can you save on your TV bill each month? Many cable cutters experience increased options at much more affordable prices. Learn what steps to take to explore this new option in entertainment. Look at streaming companies like Hulu, FuboTV, SlingTV, Netflix, Amazon, MLB, NFL, NBA and more that cater to the needs of this new consumer clientele. Come join us and see for yourself.

Note: Dates have changed due to weather cancellations in winter programs (was 5/30-6/6).

Kevin Neely has spent 30+ years helping people with computer technology. His career of helping adults learn and be comfortable with technology has taken him throughout North and South America, Europe and Australia.

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