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Old Orchard Beach/Saco Adult and Community Education

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with Chelsea Hardy

Calendar Oct 10, 2023 at 6:30 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Blend high-energy dance cardio with a specialized toning segment including strength training to build strong, lean muscles. Explore two Jazzercise class formats: Cardio Sculpt and Power Sculpt. The best part is having so much fun you won’t want to stop! Wear what’s comfortable for you; fitted, flexible fabrics are always a solid start. Supportive cross-trainers or any athletic shoe should work. 

Required: Proof of registration. Bring a water bottle and yoga mat.

Chelsea Hardy has been a certified Jazzercise instructor since 2016. Her favorite part about Jazzercise is that each class is a total body workout perfectly blending fitness and fun!

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with Kim Crepeau

Calendar Oct 11, 2023 at 5:30 pm, runs for 1 week

This easy-to-weave basket is woven on a 10" x 14" oak D basket handle. We will be using 1/4” and 1/2" flat reeds for the entire basket, which are excellent for all levels. Your completed basket measures 10" long, 7" tall, and 3" wide. The small decoration on the front of the basket is not included. If you wish to put a decoration on your basket, you are more than welcome to bring one to class, and the instructor will provide instruction on attaching it. Registration closes at noon on 9/27.

Required: A bucket (for wetting reeds), sharp scissors, a kitchen sponge, or a spray bottle. The kit, including all basket materials, is $20 and payable to instructor in class.

Kim Crepeau, a basket weaver since 1984, has enthusiastically taught her craft for the past 25+ years. She chooses her baskets for all levels, from beginner to intermediate.

Spanish for Beginners


with Gustavo Gomez Coello

Calendar Oct 12, 2023 at 5 pm, runs for 8 weeks

Learn Spanish with a native speaker! No experience needed! Emphasize the basics of pronunciation, vocabulary and grammar to develop fundamental conversation skills in no time. No class 11/23.

Required: Easy Spanish Step-by-Step by Barbara Bregstein, ISBN 978-0071463386 (approx. $12, Amazon).

Gustavo Gómez Coello is a native Spanish speaker and has been the Spanish teacher at Biddeford Middle School since 2019.

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Best Clothing & Makeup for Your Coloring


with Candace Sanborn

Calendar Oct 12, 2023 at 5:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Is your closet full of black clothing? Would you like to learn what other colors look good on you? In this fun interactive class, you will be draped in a variety of colors to learn about warmer and cooler tones to determine what colors look best on you. You will also receive recommendations for eye shadows, blush and lipsticks. Let’s create a more vibrant you!

Candace Sanborn, owner of Radiant Image, has 30 years of branding and marketing experience. Her mission is to apply her wealth of knowledge to people, particularly women, to increase their self-confidence by helping them feel great about their appearance and support their connecting effectively with others.

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Exploring Self-boundaries


with Jennifer Greiner

Calendar Oct 12, 2023 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Join for all THREE sessions or just ONE to better understand what boundaries are, how to use them with others and yourself!

Setting boundaries with ourselves can be the hardest of all. Together, we’ll discuss and explore the areas where you need to place boundaries to live the life you desire. Leave with a plan to put them into place to benefit yourself in so many ways. We’ll cover routine, mindset, and beliefs. Please bring a notebook and pen.

Jennifer Greiner of Divine Vitality uses a unique approach of professional counseling and essential oil wellness to integrate alternative, natural methods into your health & lifestyle.

Instant Piano for Hopelessly Busy People - Live Online


with Craig Coffman

Calendar Oct 14, 2023 at 9 am, runs for 1 week

In just a few hours, you can learn enough secrets of the trade to give you years of musical enjoyment. Play the piano like a professional by using chords in the comfort of your own home. This course includes an online book, online follow-up video lessons, optional periodic online Q&A sessions, and a recording of the class—enough materials to continue your practice and study on your own! Cover how chords work, getting more out of sheet music by reading less of it, forming the three main types of chords, handling different keys and time signatures, avoiding counting, and simplifying over 12,000 complex chords. The course is part lecture/demonstration and part hands-on instruction. Pre-registration is required to receive online link. Registration closes at noon on 10/12.

Please have a stable internet connection, a computer, tablet, or cellphone, and a piano or keyboard available during class.  

Craig Coffman, an experienced piano and guitar instructor, professional pianist, and music director, has 30+ years of experience teaching piano privately. His piano and guitar seminars, offered through Community Colleges and Community Education Programs, have been attended by 30,000+ students throughout the US over the last 27 years.

Companions in Spirit Section I


with John Mark Koerber

Calendar Oct 14, 2023 at 12 pm, runs for 1 week

Guardians & Spirit Guides 

Do you know that you are never alone in this life? You have Companions in Spirit to support, uplift and love you as you become your beautiful self. So let’s explore guardians and spirit guides together and start a toolbox to help us meet our special companions. 

Brother Mark is a minister, healer, and psychic medium with 40 years of study and experience. He has been a Reiki Master in Usui Reiki Ryoho and Tibetan Reiki for over 20 years. He is also a certified Life Coach with college degrees in Humanities and Studio Art and graduate certificates in Addiction Counseling and Ministry.

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Instant Guitar for Hopelessly Busy People - Live Online


with Craig Coffman

Calendar Oct 14, 2023 at 1 pm, runs for 1 week

Have you ever wanted to learn the guitar but simply found it difficult to find the time? In just a few hours, you can learn enough about playing the guitar to give you years of musical enjoyment, and you won’t have to take private lessons to do it. This crash course will teach you some basic chords and get you playing along with your favorite songs right away. Since this class is being held online via Zoom, you will be able to sit at home with your guitar and take this class without any pressure at all. And since the class includes an online book and online follow-up video lessons, you will be able to continue your practice and study on your own. An optional periodic online question and answer session and a recording of the class are included as well. Pre-registration is required for access to online link. Registration closes at noon on 10/12.

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