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Scarborough Adult Learning Center

Our Classes

Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)


with Brenda Faust, RN

Calendar Next available session starts Apr 6, 2023


Start your career in healthcare! Students enrolled in this certificate program complete 130 hours of classroom, laboratory, and clinical experience, fulfilling all state licensing requirements. Course hours are 3-7 pm, Mondays & Thursdays and 8 am-noon on Saturdays.  Upon successful completion of the course and passage of the State Competency Exam, the student will be eligible to enter the healthcare field under the direction of a licensed nurse. Students must be at least 18 years of age ans have a high school diploma or equivalency diploma. Call 730-5040 for an application and interview appointment.  Scholarships are available for eligible students. Application deadline is December 28.

Chinese Appetizers


with Chris Toy

Calendar Next available session starts Apr 12, 2023 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Learn to make a sampling of recipes traditionally eaten at the beginning of Chinese meals! Chis shares his family's culture and recipes in this hands-on class where you will make dumplings and other appetizers. Chris Toy is the author of  "Easy Chinese Cookbook: Restaurant Favorites Made Simple."

Scallop Shell Decoupage


with Lisa Young

Calendar Next available session starts May 9, 2023 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

In this workshop you will create 3 beautiful decoupage scallop shells that can be used as trinket dishes or hung as art or ornaments. Choose from a wide variety of themes and prints to make your own design. This 4 step process is easy and fun to do! Each student will make 3 finished pieces-great for yourself, or to give as gifts. Class fee includes all materials. 

Wildflower Walk


with Amy Witt, Horticulturist

Calendar Next session starts May 11, 2023 at 5:30 pm

Come meet the native wildflowers and trees along the Pleasant Hill Preserve Trail. Our outing will incorporate plant folklore, identification, and the gifts each plant has to share. Our walk will take place at Pleasant Hill Preserve. We will meet in the parking lot, 256-280 Pleasant Hill Road. 

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Sunday in the Cemetery


with Ron Romano

Calendar Next available session starts May 21, 2023 at 2 pm, runs for 1 week

Stroll and enjoy the early craft and imagery used in grave markers at our own Dunstan Cemetery. This cemetery holds a great collection of early 1800s slate markers from our region's first stonecutter, Bartlett Adams. Highlights on the walk include monuments in marble and zinc--plus a few surprises! You'll see the best that Dunstan has to offer with cemetery historian and author of four related books, Ron Romano. Wear comfortable footwear for this hourlong stroll. We will meet rain or shine, unless there is extreme weather. Class size is 15 participants. Parking information will be shared when the walk is confirmed. THE DATE OF THIS EVENT WAS CHANGED FROM MAY 8 TO MAY 21, AND APPEARS DIFFERENTLY IN OUR PAPER CATALOG.

Sea Glass Window Workshop


with Lisa Young

Calendar Next available session starts May 23, 2023 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Make a sea glass window! You will have sea glass, shells, stones, sand, and driftwood to make a wood-framed 8x10 art piece. Create your own design or use one of the provided templates. you will complete your seaside design in the workshop and will be given a kit and directions to complete and "cure" your piece at home. Class fee includes all materials, or bring your own sea shells, etc. 

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