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Old Orchard Beach/Saco Adult and Community Education



Our Classes

Pickleball Taster Section VI

$29

with Andra P Yanchenko

Calendar Apr 28, 2024 at 1 pm, runs for 1 week

Is Pickleball for you?

Join us for the basics for those new to the game and absolute beginners. Learn the rules of scoring, court basics, the non-volley zone, common terms, faults, hot tips, and serving—the most significant difference from tennis. Students will be notified of weather location change the morning of class.

Required: Proof of registration, pickleball paddle and ball (approx. $15–$40 on Amazon, deals for packs of 2 paddles), active wear, weather-appropriate clothing, tennis shoes, and water.

Andra Yanchenko specializes in fitness, functional movement, and racquet sports. She is a NASM Certified Personal Trainer, ACE Health Coach, USTA, USPTA, PTR Coach, and YogaFit Instructor.

OOB History with the Historical Society

$5

with Jeanne Guerin

Calendar Apr 29, 2024 at 1 pm, runs for 1 week

Join volunteers from the Old Orchard Beach Historical Society for a walk down memory lane at the Harmon Memorial Museum. The museum is home to numerous exhibits, including "Museum in the Streets," which depicts twenty past and present views of Old Orchard Beach. Discover the history of the Pier, views and highlights of Ocean Park and a Salvation Army display. Visit the Fire Room, which displays major fires in Old Orchard Beach from 1926 to the present or view pictures of Charles Lindberg's historic landing in Old Orchard Beach! These are just a few of the items of interest you’ll see as you enjoy learning about OOB’s storied past! Taking photos of the displays is prohibited. All proceeds will be donated to the Museum/Historical Society. On-street parking is available on Old Orchard and/or Adelaide Streets or in the lot behind OOB Town Hall.

Note: Donations are not required but are accepted for the upkeep and maintenance of the museum and its collection.

W. Warren Harmon was active within the OOB community from 1915–1952 and wore many hats, including town treasurer, auditor, moderator and superintendent of schools, as well as lifelong involvement in many local organizations. His home was bequeathed to the community in 1974 for exclusive use by the historical society and designated as the Harmon Memorial Museum.

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Computer Tutoring Section IV

$59

with Jeanne Cassidy

Calendar Apr 29, 2024 at 4 pm, runs for 1 week

Register for a one-hour, one-on-one appointment for your technology needs. Topics include Mac/PC information, social media, email, and attachments. You might need assistance using iTunes, Microsoft Office, the internet, or saving, sending, or editing photographs. Get tips on backing up your work and virus prevention programs.

Because it's your hour and we want to make sure your needs are satisfied, please respond to the brief questionnaire we will send you following registration!

Required: Bring your MacBook or PC laptop, or use one of our Windows laptops.

Jeanne Cassidy, MA, CPCM, PMP, has worked with computers for 30+ years in the military and aerospace industries. She enjoys sharing her extensive experience with people who want to become more familiar with existing technology.

Computer Tutoring Section V

$59

with Jeanne Cassidy

Calendar Apr 29, 2024 at 5:15 pm, runs for 1 week

Register for a one-hour, one-on-one appointment for your technology needs. Topics include Mac/PC information, social media, email, and attachments. You might need assistance using iTunes, Microsoft Office, the internet, or saving, sending, or editing photographs. Get tips on backing up your work and virus prevention programs.

Because it's your hour and we want to make sure your needs are satisfied, please respond to the brief questionnaire we will send you following registration!

Required: Bring your MacBook or PC laptop, or use one of our Windows laptops.

Jeanne Cassidy, MA, CPCM, PMP, has worked with computers for 30+ years in the military and aerospace industries. She enjoys sharing her extensive experience with people who want to become more familiar with existing technology.

Mindful Movement Workshop

$19

with Heather S Edgerly

Calendar Apr 29, 2024 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Through yoga, breathwork and meditation, you can develop awareness, reduce stress and heal your body. Find out how these traditional techniques can improve your body and mind. Investigate methods you can use at home, at the office, or wherever else you feel you could benefit from more tranquility. Take part in a therapeutic yoga session that will demonstrate the advantages of focused movement for the body and mind.

Required: Proof of registration. Please dress comfortably, bring water, a yoga mat, small blanket and (optional) yoga blocks.

Heather Edgerly holds a Master's in Buddhist Studies and is a certified Fluid Yoga (RYT 200) and Yoga4Cancer teacher. She teaches Buddhism, meditation, and mindful movement classes.

Computer Tutoring Section VI

$59

with Jeanne Cassidy

Calendar Apr 29, 2024 at 6:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Register for a one-hour, one-on-one appointment for your technology needs. Topics include Mac/PC information, social media, email and attachments. You might need assistance using iTunes, Microsoft Office, the internet, or saving, sending, or editing photographs. Get tips on backing up your work and virus prevention programs.

Because it's your hour and we want to make sure your needs are satisfied, please respond to the brief questionnaire we will send you following registration!

Required: Bring your MacBook or PC laptop, or use one of our Windows laptops.

Jeanne Cassidy, MA, CPCM, PMP, has worked with computers for 30+ years in the military and aerospace industries. She enjoys sharing her extensive experience with people who want to become more familiar with existing technology.

Culinary Knife Skills Section I

$39

with Moira Rascati

Calendar Apr 30, 2024 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Learn the basics of knife sharpening! Cooking that is both inventive and effective requires a sharp knife. Improve the speed and precision of your knifework. The anatomy of a knife, appropriate handling skills and the variety and quality of blades available will be discussed.

Moira will demonstrate the use of a sharpening steel and stone as well as show you a variety of cuts, including dice, Julienne, herb methods and basic boning. Discover the three knives essential to every kitchen. Bring a sharpening steel and/or stone, if you have one, along with a notebook and notepad, baggies for what you chop and a knife you want sharpened. There will be plenty of time and resources to practice and hone your new skill.

Moira Rascati, a graduate of Culinary Institute of America in NY, has been a professional chef for 40+ years and at Joseph's by the Sea in Old Orchard Beach for more than 30. She is currently an instructor at SMCC in their culinary arts and nutrition programs.

Investing at Retirement

$9

with Sarah Blondin

Calendar Apr 30, 2024 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Nearing or entering retirement? Join us to learn the power of having a customized strategy to make the most of your benefits and assets, identify considerable risks and plan for a comfortable, financially secure retirement.

Sarah Blondin discovered her love of assisting others through training in the financial services sector. Her main priorities are developing relationships with individuals and helping them understand how money works and how to make it work best for them.

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