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Old Orchard Beach/Saco Adult and Community Education



Our Classes

Photographing Nature

$29

with Geri Lynn Smith

Calendar Oct 15, 2022 at 9 am, runs for 1 week

Focus on composition, depth of field, lines and simplifying your storytelling. With a variety of subject matter, hone your skills as we explore Laurel Hill Cemetery. Previous beginner digital photography students will enjoy and benefit from a hands-on approach for this one-of-a-kind gathering. Rain date: 10/16.

Required: Proof of registration, camera with fresh batteries or fully charged SmartPhone and your questions!

Geri Lynn Smith, an award-winning photographer shooting in the New England area, shares her knowledge from personal experience through practical application and entertaining anecdotes.

Intro to Hand Sewing

$49

with Emily Loder

Calendar Oct 15, 2022 at 10 am, runs for 1 week

Make Clothing!

Do you have creative ideas about clothes but are unsure what to do with them? Join us to learn basic stitches; then, take those new skills and start working on a piece of clothing! Choose what you'd like to work on and get hands-on help from an experienced teacher and sewer. Not particularly interested in making clothing but want to learn how to sew - this class is for you, too! Tuition includes all materials.

Required: Proof of registration. Please bring lunch/snack and a notebook and pen.

Emily Loder learned many skills through Girl Scouting and volunteer service. For example, sewing all those Girl Scout patches gave her experience in hand sewing, which she now enjoys sharing with the community.

Paper Marbling

$35

with Gayle Fitzpatrick

Calendar Oct 15, 2022 at 10 am, runs for 1 week

Discover this centuries-old method of creating decorative papers useful in various projects, such as handmade books, scrapbooking, cards, boxes, picture frames and more. Learn about the materials and processes that will allow you to pursue and expand the possibilities of this craft for future projects. Proof of registration required.

Gayle Fitzpatrick has taught in public and private schools, colleges, and adult and community programs for 30+ years. In addition, she is a practicing artist who creates and exhibits painted, printmaking and paper works.

Guided Tour of Laurel Hill Cemetery Section I

$12

with Ron Romano

Calendar Oct 16, 2022 at 12 pm, runs for 1 week

A Local Treasure!

As a rural or garden cemetery, it was specifically designed to encourage visitation. Its park-like surroundings provide a backdrop for a fine variety of gravestone styles, materials and symbols with inviting pathways, sloping landscapes and lush plantings. Join cemetery historian Ron Romano on this walking tour to explore the best that Laurel Hill has to offer, rain or shine! Focus on the monuments themselves versus family genealogies.

Directions and tour details (click link below). Please wear weather-appropriate clothing and comfortable shoes. Proof of registration required. Register early - this class fills fast!

Laurel Hill Cemetery Tour Info

Ron Romano is a cemetery historian and author of four gravestone & cemetery-themed books. He serves as an officer on the national board of the Association for Gravestone Studies and frequently lectures on early Maine gravestones and their makers. Formerly the walking tours program leader for Portland’s 350-year-old Eastern Cemetery, he’s guided countless visitors through that historic site and many others in Southern Maine.

Full Course

Guided Tour of Laurel Hill Cemetery Section II

$12

with Ron Romano

Calendar Oct 16, 2022 at 2 pm, runs for 1 week

A Local Treasure!

As a rural or garden cemetery, it was specifically designed to encourage visitation. Its park-like surroundings provide a backdrop for a fine variety of gravestone styles, materials and symbols with inviting pathways, sloping landscapes and lush plantings. Join cemetery historian Ron Romano on this walking tour to explore the best that Laurel Hill has to offer, rain or shine! Focus on the monuments themselves versus family genealogies.

Directions and tour details (click link below). Please wear weather-appropriate clothing and comfortable shoes. Proof of registration required. Register early - this class fills fast!

Laurel Hill Cemetery Tour Info

Ron Romano is a cemetery historian and author of four gravestone & cemetery-themed books. He serves as an officer on the national board of the Association for Gravestone Studies and frequently lectures on early Maine gravestones and their makers. Formerly the walking tours program leader for Portland’s 350-year-old Eastern Cemetery, he’s guided countless visitors through that historic site and many others in Southern Maine.

Full Course

One to One Computer Tutoring Section V

$49

with Jeanne Cassidy

Calendar Oct 17, 2022 at 5:30 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.

Perhaps you need help with photos: saving, sending, editing; iTunes, MS Office programs, internet, backing up your work, or virus protection?

It's your hour, and we want to ensure your needs are met, so please fill out the questionnaire (see link below) and email adultedinfo@rsu23.org.

Tutoring Questionnaire

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 industry. She enjoys sharing her extensive experience with people who want to become more familiar with existing technology.

Full Course

One to One Computer Tutoring Section VI

$49

with Jeanne Cassidy

Calendar Oct 17, 2022 at 6:45 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.

Perhaps you need help with photos: saving, sending, editing; iTunes, MS Office programs, internet, backing up your work, or virus protection?

It's your hour, and we want to ensure your needs are met, so please fill out the questionnaire (see link below) and email adultedinfo@rsu23.org.

Tutoring Questionnaire

 

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 industry. She enjoys sharing her extensive experience with people who want to become more familiar with existing technology.

Full Course

Styles & Smiles

$49

with Emily Loder

Calendar Oct 18, 2022 at 5:30 pm, runs for 2 weeks

Attention dads, moms, grandmas, neighbors, aunts and friends! Do you know a kiddo with long hair? Are you with them all the time and don't know how to manage it? Join us to learn basic hair techniques to help tame that lion's mane. Registration is open to all ages and participants must register as a pair (i.e. dad and daughter, etc.). Tuition includes all materials.

Emily Loder is a recreational programmer who, through Girl Scouting and volunteer service, learned many skills that she enjoys sharing with the community.





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