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Certified Behavioral Health Professional (BHP)

Free
Calendar Current session started Jan 3, 2024

The BHP training, offered through Woodfords Family Services, prepares you to support children and their families as an integral part of a child's treatment team. The training is a blended course of 12 online modules, and an 8 hour "live day" with a certified BHP instructor. This training is FREE at this time through funding provided by Maine's Department of Health and Human Services. Contant Scarborough Adult Education for an application, and to see if you qualify. 

iPhone/iPad Vision Accessibility Features

$35

with Boomer Tech

Calendar Current session started Jan 3, 2024

Many people have vision issues. Did you know that a variety of iPhone/iPad settings allow you to use your device more easily when vision challenges arise? In this course you will learn where to find vision accessibility options and how to use them. The vision accessibility features are identical on the iPhone and iPad except in a couple of noted instances. Jump in and see how your device can be more accessible. 

Maximize Your iPad's Potential

$35

with Boomer Tech

Calendar Current session started Jan 3, 2024

Increase your ability to communicate, create, and connect by mastering your iPad's features! This online class covers: navigating your iPad, using camera and photo apps, tapping into options settings, and much more. This course is downloaded to your computer; you move through the material at your own pace! Email or phone support is also available from BoomerTech. 

Take Awesome Pictures With Your iPhone/iPad

$35

with Boomer Tech

Calendar Current session started Jan 3, 2024

Use this step-by-step buide to take great photos! This course is appropriate for novice photographers as well as anyone who wants to significantly upgrade their photography skills. Learn to take photos, portraits, slo-motion, panos, and more. This course is a download delivered to your inbox!

Pumped Up Strength

$44

with Jenna Chase

Calendar Next available session starts Feb 27, 2024 at 6:15 am, runs for 6 weeks
1 additional session on Apr 9, 2024

ZOOM Pumped Up Strength is a new approach to resistance training. Utilizing combination movement patterns in a targeted, rhythmic progression, its superpower is the dynamic integration of upper and lower body movements set to fun music. The Result? A sweat-drenched, functionally efficient workout that will challenge your body in new ways, improve lean muscle mass, and rev your metabolism. In this class you will want a set of handweights from 5-15 pounds. 

Ferment This! Kombucha
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Ferment This! Kombucha

$29

with Emma Holder

Calendar Next session starts Feb 27, 2024 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Zoom OR in-personat 14 Locust St., Room B, Portland. You could buy a $4 bottle of kombucha, or you could make your own for pennies! Kombucha is simply sweetened black or green tea with a culture added that is allowed to ferment. We'll make both a primary and a secondary ferment with your favorite fruit/juice, like blueberry. Some fascinating history, some microbiology, troubleshooting, the right glassware, and the SCOBY (it's provided) are covered. Zoom link and a materials list are provided by the instructor upon registration. Instructor Emma Holder holds a Masters degree in Microbiology and Immunology from McGill University. www.emmaholder.com/fermentation

Portrait of a Family Through Their 19th Century Letters

$12

with Linda Snow McLoon

Calendar Next available session starts Feb 27, 2024 at 7 pm, runs for 1 week

Peek into the lives of Scarborough farmers, workers, and wives who lived in the nineteenth century! The lives of various Googins family siblings are described through their letters to their brother, William. Lucy tells about her life working in one of the textile mills on Factory Island in Saco; Albion describes being a farmer in Hiram in the 19th century; Lydia passes on the details of attending school in Harpswell before leaving with her husband to begin life in the West. The youngest sibling, Charlie, shares details of serving in the Signal Corps during the Civil War.  Your instructor is a Scarborough Historical Society Board member and author.

Travel to SCOTLAND!

Free

with Stephen Truncellito

Calendar Next available session starts Feb 28, 2024 , runs for 2 weeks

Interested in travelling to Scotland? Learn about trip planned for July 10-July 21, 2025 through EF GO AHEAD Tours, led by a professional tour guide. This tour is all inclusive and offers premier accommodation, meals, and access to cultural and historical attractions. Come to an informational class to learn more about this travel opportunity as well as Scottish history, culture, and contemporary issues with High School History instructor, Steve Truncellito. 





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