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Dressing for Your Body Type - cancelled

$30

with Candace Sanborn

Calendar Apr 14, 2020 at 5:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Unveil the diva in you! Do you have lots of clothes in your closet but still feel like you have nothing to wear? Do you dislike shopping because you’re not sure what looks good on you? In this interactive class, you’ll determine your body type and face shape and learn tips for choosing the most flattering clothing styles and necklines for your features. Bring your phone to take pictures and a pen and paper for notes. Candace is owner of Radiant Image, and has 30 years of branding and marketing experience working with a variety of organizations throughout northern New England. Her mission is to boost women’s self-confidence by helping them feel great about their appearance and their ability to connect effectively with others.

Tues, 4/14/2020, 5:30 to 8:00 pm, $30

Instructor: Candace Sanborn

Maine Healthy Lawn Care Made Simple

$5

with Ali Clift,CCSWCD

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

What defines the “perfect Maine lawn”? One that’s lush and green, safe for families, pets, and the environment, plus saves you time and money! Learn to create a more resilient, beautiful lawn without relying on synthetic fertilizers and pesticides. We’ll provide strategies for fertilizing correctly, controlling weeds and thatch, renovating poor lawns, transitioning to organic care, and more. Whether you maintain your lawn or hire a professional, round up your neighbors and join! This program compatible with the Town of Scarborough’s organic pest management policy for school and town properties, as well as the City of Portland’s and City of South Portland’s pesticide ordinances. Ali implements community education and outreach programs for Cumberland County Soil & Water Conservation District, holds degrees in environmental studies and marine science, and offers this through CCSWCD as a free community service.

Wed, 4/15/2020, 6:00 to 8:00 pm, 

$5 adult ed processing fee

Instructor: Ali Clift, CCSWCD

Beyond Beginner Guitar - cancelled

$60

with Ian Weidner

Calendar Apr 22, 2020 at 6:30 pm, runs for 4 weeks

IMPORTANT NOTE: This class is being cancelled

Further develop your guitar playing skills and improve your understanding of the guitar fret board. We’ll also play blues progressions and rhythms, touch on simple music theory, and begin to improvise and express your unique creativity. Acoustic guitar, capo, and pick required; electronic tuner highly recommended. Open to adults and 16 yrs+. 

Ian has played guitar for over 25 years and has taught group and private lessons for over six years; excellent student evals here at the Scarborough Adult Learning Center keep students coming back for more!

Four Wed, 6:30 to 8:00 pm, $60

Instructor: Ian Weidner

Wildlife & Nightlife of Scarborough's Eastern Trail - postponed
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Wildlife & Nightlife of Scarborough's Eastern Trail - postponed

Free

with Noah Perlut, PhD

Calendar Apr 28, 2020 at 6:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Hidden cameras reveal much! Join Professor Perlut as he shares fascinating remote video of nightlife and wildlife activity taken along a 1.6 mile portion of Scarborough‘s Eastern Trail. This is part of UNE’s multi-year “Gap Tracks Study” focusing on a part of the trail scheduled to be connected. Excellent opportunity for families to witness real-time footage of wildlife in their natural habitat and learn how environmental factors influence animal behavior. An engaging presentation not to be missed, presented as one in a series of lectures by The Friends of Scarborough Marsh; see scarboroughmarsh.org

POSTPONED UNTIL FALL 2020, 6:30 to 7:30 pm, Scarborough High School's All Purpose Room 

FREE, no registration required, just come join us!

Lecturer: Noah Perlut, Ph.D., Assoc. Professor, UNE Dept. of Environmental Studies

Maine Plein Air Oil Painting: Beginners and Up

$94

with Christopher Reed

Calendar May 7, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Capture the magic that is Maine! Spend the first two classes inside the studio touching on mindfulness practices, reviewing some basic art foundations, and practicing technical skills for outdoor landscape painting. Learn to navigate oil’s challenges and take advantage of the benefits: brighter colors, slower dry time, ease in blending, minimized color change through drying process, etc. Rain days held in Scarborough High art studio; remainder of classes off-site, weather permitting, locations tbd like Kettle Cove, Scarborough Marsh and/or Portland Head Light. Supply list provided once class determined to run.

Chris graduated from Bowdoin College with a BA in Visual Arts. He’s a painter, exhibitor, and art teacher inspired by the synthesis of nature, the evolving play of light, and each artist’s unique, mindful expression of feelings and interpretation: www.christopherdreed.com

Six Thurs, 5/7 to 6/11/2020, 6:00 to 8:00 pm, $94, plus supplies provided by student

Instructor/Artist: Christopher Reed

 





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