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Old Orchard Beach/Saco Adult and Community Education



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Workshop 202 - Introduction to MS Office 2016 - Word

$39

with Jeanne Cassidy

Calendar Oct 13, 2020 at 5:30 pm, runs for 2 weeks

Introduction to MS Office 2016 - Word: This powerful word processing program allows users to type and manipulate text in a graphic environment that resembles a page of paper. Learn to use the basic functions to create customized documents that can wow!

Required: Masks and physical distancing.

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.

Best Styles for Your Body Shape - Live Online

$29

with Candace Sanborn

Calendar Oct 15, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Learn about body types and face shapes and get tips for choosing the most flattering clothing styles, hairstyles and glasses for your features. Email two selfies to candace@radiantimage.me before the class start date and watch the instructor virtually “drape” you in different necklines showing which ones look best on you! Get ready for your great new look! Registration closes at noon the 1st day of class.

Note: Need to get comfy with online classes? For more info visit https://oobsaco.maineadulted.org/online-classes/

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 ability to connect effectively with others.

DIY Say It With Flowers Card Kit

$25

with Faith Garnett

Calendar Oct 16, 2020

When you can’t give someone a hug, send them a card! And what says you care more than a homemade card?

Receive a DIY kit that includes nearly everything you need to make three cards: a card base precut and scored, coordinating papers, a decorated envelope, all images pre-stamped, with die-cuts and sentiments. Each card will come with a blank sentiment piece should you wish to put a different sentiment on the card. All you need is your favorite adhesive, markers or colored pencils, scissors or Exacto knife. 

Flower kit includes 3 cards:

1 girl holding a lily of the valley with “Happy Birthday"

1 girl holding a poppy with BeYoutiful stamped below her

1 girl holding a carnation with a circular “Thank you” message

Also included are instructions, illustrations of completed project and the instructor's email. 

Ordering closes at noon 10/16 and your kit should arrive within one week from this date. Fee includes shipping costs.

Faith Garnett began teaching card making in 2009. She sells her work at craft fairs and through private sales.

Certified Residential Medication Aid Certificate Program

$300

with Jennifer Courtois, RN

Calendar Oct 17, 2020 at 8:30 am, runs for 5 weeks

CRMAs are in high demand!

This course provides standardized training for professionals working in state-certified residential care homes. State of Maine regulations, standard residential facility policies and basic anatomy and physiology are covered. Discuss medications, safe administration procedures, practice taking vital signs, transcribing physician orders and documenting procedures on the Medication Administration Record in accordance with Maine’s regulations governing residential facilities. Students are required to complete a Clinical Medication Administration of three medication passes for three different residents with 100% accuracy. Full certification and medication pass awarded on successful completion with 40 hours attendance, no exceptions. Course fee is nonrefundable.

Required: Masks and physical distancing. $100 fee for medication pass payable to the instructor at the time of your scheduled test. The PDR Pocket Guide to Prescription Pills Book ISBN# 9780553593563 (approx. $10, Amazon or Nonesuch Books), a yellow highlighter and a 1 to 1.5 inch 3-ring binder.

Note: CASAS pre- and post-testing in Math & Reading is highly recommended before your class starts. Our staff will contact you to set up a testing appointment so register early! Participants must be 18 or older. No high school credential or background check required. Payment plans available for qualified applicants.

Jennifer Courtois, RN, has 40 years of nursing experience, from hospital to home health, diabetes & community education and 10+ years teaching CNA, PSS & CRMA. She currently works as a consultant for an assisted living facility and as a nurse educator in Westbrook.

The Art of Visible Mending - Live Online

$25

with Anna Hewitt

Calendar Oct 18, 2020 at 10 am, runs for 1 week

Learn sashiko, the traditional Japanese form of decorative embroidery used for mending textiles and garments to extend their life. The basics are simple with beautiful stitches for mending your garments which can be meditative and an eco-conscious practice. Registration closes at noon on Friday, 10/16.

Required: Garment for mending, fabric to make the patch (of a similar weight to the garment), sewing needle, sashiko or embroidery thread, scissors and 4 - 10 straight pins (materials approx. $10).

Note: Need to get comfy with online classes? For more info visit https://oobsaco.maineadulted.org/online-classes/

Anna Hewitt works to encourage creativity, connection and provides resources for living a less wasteful, more abundant life with a focus on using scraps, odds & ends and stuff that is often thrown away to create something beautiful, useful or delicious.

Decorative Modern Punch Needle - Live Online

$49

with Sarah J deGrandis

Calendar Oct 19, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Punch needle is traditionally used in the art of ancient cultures and in contemporary rug hooking. Use basic punch needle techniques, worsted weight yarn and embroidery hoops to create a modern piece of art. Your kit is included in tuition and includes all supplies needed and can be picked up at the Adult Ed Office at 28 Jameson Hill Road. Registration closes 10/9 @ noon.

Please specify your kit choice when registering by choosing your favorite here: kit-options

Email your choice to: hellosjanecraft@gmail.com

Sarah deGrandis, BFA in New Media from ME College of Art, is a formally trained artist and longtime crafter who knows a little bit about a lot of things. She is passionate about learning different crafts and using modern, fun takes on traditional techniques.

Etsy 101 - Live Online

$29

with Meleena Erikson

Calendar Oct 19, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 3 weeks

Selling your crafts online.

Basic computer, internet and email skills are required for this course. Learn to set up a FREE Etsy store and PayPal account, basic terminology, list items, decode the mystery of quality packing and shipping. Cover the basics of branding, picture taking, description writing and pricing. Get ready to create your online shop! Registration closes at noon the 1st day of class.

Note: Need to get comfy with online classes? For more info visit https://oobsaco.maineadulted.org/online-classes/

Meleena Erikson, in the marketing field nearly 20 years, has worked with small businesses and nonprofits utilizing social media to help grow their business. She is a college professor in Marketing at SNHU and owns a marketing firm.

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Workshop 203 - Introduction to MS Office 2016 - Publisher

$19

with Jeanne Cassidy

Calendar Oct 20, 2020 at 5:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Introduction to MS Office 2016 - Publisher: This entry level desktop publishing tool is often included in the Microsoft Office suite. Learn the basic functions to create greeting cards, flyers, handouts, newsletters, certificates and more! Complete a project during the workshop.

Required: Masks and physical distancing.

Prerequisites: For those who have mastered the basics taught in the New Computer User Workshops (comfortable with laptop and/or desktop keyboards and software). A proficiency with Microsoft Word and/or other MS Office products is a plus.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.





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