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Balsam Wreath or Kissing Ball Workshop

$14

with Woodlot Management & Products, Lorraine Lindstedt

Calendar Nov 9, 2017 at 7 pm, runs for 1 week

Balsam Fir Kissing Ball or Balsam Fir Christmas Wreath Workshop

Join us for a fun filled class! Create a gift, bring the fragrance of Christmas into your home and keep Maine green all winter long. Using provided materials, you will choose to make either; a beautiful 16” Kissing Ball of Maine Balsam Fir decorated with red ribbons or the classic Maine traditional 24” Balsam Fir Wreath. Your kissing Ball is designed to be hung in an archway or outdoors, your wreath hung on an outside door or wall. Both will remain fresh throughout the holidays and beyond. After the holidays, recycle the balsam into a fragrant sachet.

Bring to class: gloves and small hand pruners.

Materials fees paid to instructor: $13/Kissing Ball, $11 Wreath.

Materials provided: Freshly harvested Maine Balsam Fir from our local woodlot, red ribbon, kissing ball form or reusable easy clamp wreath ring. Additional supplies are available.

Instructor: Woodlot Management & Products

Thursday, 11/9, 7:00 – 9:00pm for 1 session

Location: Windham High School, Cafeteria

Fee: $14 course fee, plus materials fee to be paid to instructor - $13/Kissing Ball or $11/Wreath

Woodlot Management & Products is a family-owned and operated tree farm. The instructors are experienced wreath makers, crafters and educators.

Beginner American Sign Language (ASL)

$49

with Alicia Pieper

Calendar Sep 25, 2017 at 6 pm, runs for 8 weeks

Beginner American Sign Language (ASL)

This course is for individuals interested in learning American Sign Language (ASL). In addition to an introductory discussion about deaf culture, the course will cover basic principles in the use of sign vocabulary and facial grammar in conversational ASL. We will be using the following book which students should purchase once it has been determined the class will run and bring to the second night of class: Learning American Sign Language, 2nd Edition, by Padden and Humpries.

Instructor: Alicia Pieper

Monday, 9/25 – 11/20, 6:00 – 8:00PM for 8 sessions

Location: Windham High School – Room 110

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Beginning Computer for Seniors

$49

with Bill Keller

Calendar Sep 27, 2017 at 1 pm, runs for 8 weeks

Beginning Computers for Seniors

Welcome to the world of technology!  If you’re new to computers or have tried using them but are still not comfortable, then this is the course for you!  Try something new in a comfortable and relaxed environment.  We will work together to cover the basics of how computers work, how to use them, types of hardware and software, learning basic word processing, using e-mail, using the Internet and special topics of interest.  This class is for true beginners.  If you use a computer and are comfortable with the basics, think about enrolling in one of our other computer classes.  No Senior Discount will be given with this class.

Instructor: Bill Keller

Wednesday, 9/27 – 11/15, 1:00 – 3:30pm for 8 sessions

Location: Windham High School, Adult Ed Computer Lab

Fee: $39, plus $10 lab fee

Bill Keller has a B.S degree in Science/Secondary Education, a B.S in Computer Technology, and an MsEd in Secondary Education/Science. He has over 20 years of experience teaching at the high school and adult education levels in addition to many years teaching in the military. Bill has been teaching technology courses with Windham Raymond Adult Ed since 2008 and is a superb raised bed gardener. 

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Choosing the Right Generator for your Home - Session I

$14

with Bob Cyr

Calendar Oct 26, 2017 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Choosing the Right Generator for Your Home

Power outages can happen any time of the year. What can you do to be better prepared? What type of generator and features would you need? Participants will discuss standby (automatic) versus portable generators, questions to ask a company before choosing a generator, choosing a location, proper installation, maintenance schedules and its benefits, cold weather kits and more. We will incorporate specific questions related to your home.

Instructor: Bob Cyr

Section I: 10/26, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM for 1 session

Location: High School – Room 126

Section II: 11/15, 3:30 PM – 5:30 PM for 1 session

Location: Raymond – Jordan-Small Middle School – Room B113

Fee: $14

Bob Cyr is the owner and operator of DIRFY Generators and has been installing generators for 39 years in homes and businesses in Southern, Western, and Central Maine. DIRFY Generators has been featured in Cabin Life Magazine (a national magazine), appeared on radio stations, as well as receiving the Top Dealer in Maine Award for 2016. Bob Cyr is also an approved State instructor for the National Electrical Code and teaches the 15 & 45 Hour National Electrical Code.

Choosing the Right Generator for your Home - Session II

$14

with Bob Cyr

Calendar Nov 15, 2017 at 3:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Choosing the Right Generator for Your Home

Power outages can happen any time of the year. What can you do to be better prepared? What type of generator and features would you need? Participants will discuss standby (automatic) versus portable generators, questions to ask a company before choosing a generator, choosing a location, proper installation, maintenance schedules and its benefits, cold weather kits and more. We will incorporate specific questions related to your home.

Instructor: Bob Cyr

Section I: 10/26, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM for 1 session

Location: High School – Room 126

Section II: 11/15, 3:30 PM – 5:30 PM for 1 session

Location: Raymond – Jordan-Small Middle School – Room B113

Fee: $14

Bob Cyr is the owner and operator of DIRFY Generators and has been installing generators for 39 years in homes and businesses in Southern, Western, and Central Maine. DIRFY Generators has been featured in Cabin Life Magazine (a national magazine), appeared on radio stations, as well as receiving the Top Dealer in Maine Award for 2016. Bob Cyr is also an approved State instructor for the National Electrical Code and teaches the 15 & 45 Hour National Electrical Code.

Creating Inclusive Communities for Children

$19

with Sarah MacLaughlin

Calendar Dec 6, 2017 at 6:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Creating Inclusive Communities for Children

We can all have an impact on promoting safety and success for children in our classrooms and communities. Join local author and parent educator, Sarah MacLaughlin for information about how an anti-bias approach can improve outcomes for children and their communities. Explore resources and solutions in this workshop for teachers, parents, and caregivers.

Instructor: Sarah MacLaughlin

Wednesday, 12/6, 6:30 – 8:00 PM for 1 session

Location: Windham High School – Room 125

Fee: $19

Sarah MacLaughlin, LSW is a full-time writer for the Parenting Resources department at ZERO TO THREE. She is a parent educator and coach who has previously worked with preschoolers, teachers, foster and adoptive families, and court-mandated parents. Sarah is author of the award-winning book, What Not to Say: Tools for Talking with Young Children, and mom to a 9-year-old who gives her plenty of opportunities to take her own advice. You can find out more about here at: www.sarahmaclaughlin.com

Cutting the Cable - Alternatives to Cable TV
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Cutting the Cable - Alternatives to Cable TV

$14

with Natalie Skovran

Calendar Oct 19, 2017 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Cutting the Cable- Alternatives to Cable TV

Have you heard that people are cancelling their Spectrum/Time Warner, Direct TV, or DishNetwork subscriptions and migrating to online video streaming? Is it possible to save money by cancelling your cable? In this class, we’ll discuss the equipment requirements for watching online videos on your tv, minimum internet speed requirements, and compare the features of various streaming devices and services so you can make an informed decision about what plan is right for you. Are you a “cord cutter” or will you choose to stick with cable TV?

 Instructor: Natalie Skovran

Thursday, 10/19 or Thursday, 11/2 from 6:00-8:00pm for 1 session

Location: Windham High School - Library

Fee: $14

Natalie Skovran is an Instructional Technology Leader at Windham High School.

Cutting the Cable II

$14

with Natalie Skovran

Calendar Nov 2, 2017 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Have you heard that people are cancelling their Spectrum/Time Warner, Direct TV, or DishNetwork subscriptions and migrating to online video streaming? Is it possible to save money by cancelling your cable? In this class, we’ll discuss the equipment requirements for watching online videos on your tv, minimum internet speed requirements, and compare the features of various streaming devices and services so you can make an informed decision about what plan is right for you. Are you a “cord cutter” or will you choose to stick with cable TV?

 Instructor: Natalie Skovran

Thursday, 10/19 or Thursday, 11/2 from 6:00-8:00pm for 1 session

Location: Windham High School - Library

Fee: $14

Natalie Skovran is an Instructional Technology Leader at Windham High School.

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