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Scarborough Adult Learning Center



Personal Enrichment

Chinese Restaurant Favorites Made Easy - Online

$35

with Chris Toy

Calendar Next available session starts Jan 26, 2021 , runs for 52 weeks

Your favorite take-out food, made at home! You provide the kitchen, a wok or heavy skillet, a knife or cleaver, and other regular kitchen utensils. Learn about Chinese cooking techniques, ingredients, and seasonings as you go. Segments include: five season whole chicken, carving roast chicken, wonton soup, and stir-fried spicy hoisin pork with steamed rice. Serves 4 for dinner, but you’ll make these recipes again and again, or build upon! We provide a shopping list for you to purchase food. Flexible private access YouTube channel series allows you to preplan and decide when to access class segments and cook alongside Chris.  Students are given access to his channel for one year and support is provided via direct instructor email. Course fee includes cookbook with 85 recipes. 

Instructor: Chris Toy

Start: Access anytime on or after 1/26

Cost: $35 includes cookbook

Mindful Pastel Landscape Drawing

$75

with Christopher Reed

Calendar Next available session starts Jan 26, 2021 at 12:30 pm
1 additional session on Mar 23, 2021

This class introduces students to the basic principles of pastel landscape drawing, including the mixing of colors on various textured surfaces, layering, and blending. Composition and value will be explored through landscape photographs. Mindfulness exercises will accentuate the creative process and allow the inner artist to unfold naturally, without judgement or fear. This class is for beginners as well as those with experience. A supply list will be provided. Instructor Christopher Reed graduated from Bowdoin College with a BA in Visual Arts. He is a painter, exhibitor, and art teacher inspired by the synthesis of nature, the evolving play of light, and each artist's unique expression of feelings and interpretation.

 

Session 1: Jan. 26-March 9 (no class Feb. 16), 12:30-2:30 PM

Session 2: March 23-May 4 (no class April 20), 12:30-2:30 PM

Introduction to iPhone Basics

$35

with Boomer Tech

Calendar Next available session starts Jan 27, 2021 , runs for 4 weeks
1 additional session on Feb 24, 2021

It is safe to say that many iPhone users rarely use more than a fraction of the features. Use your iPhone to the best possible advantage. Critical features covered: Apple ID and password; structure of the iPhone (buttons and how they work); best apps and how to get them;  text, phone, Facetime, and email; using the Control Center; mastering Settings; updating operating systems; using key apps and more.

Estimated Length: 1-2 hours a week

Access Time: 4 weeks

Cost: $35

Register online: scarborough.maineadult.org

Choose your session:

Session 1: Jan. 27

Session 2: Feb. 24

Session 3: March 31

Taking Awesome Pictures with Your iPhone / iPad Camera

$35

with Boomer Tech

Calendar Next available session starts Jan 27, 2021 , runs for 4 weeks

This is a step-by-step guide to taking beautiful photos, appropriate for novice photographers or anyone who wants to upgrade their photography skills. Learn to take photos, portraits, slo-motion, panos, and more. Also camera settings for proper focus and exposure, high dynamic range, and picture composition.

Estimated Length: 1-2 hours a week

Access Time: 4 weeks

Cost: $35

Register online: scarborough.maineadult.org

Choose your session:

Session 1: Jan. 27

Session 2: Feb. 24

Session 3: March 31

Zoom Basics

$10

with Boomer Tech

Calendar Next available session starts Jan 27, 2021 , runs for 1 week

This is an asynchronous, self-paced course to learn everything you need to know about the Zoom Video Conferencing platform. Videos and written articles demonstrate examples of Zoom on different devices-smartphones, tablets, and computers. Instructional videos allow you to view as often as possible. Includes: muting audio and video, using chat, screen sharing, recording, trouble-shooting, scheduling meetings, and more. Appropriate for Zoom beginners as well as those who have used Zoom and wish to learn more. One Class.

Session 1. Jan. 27

Session 2. Feb. 24

Session 3. Mar. 31

Beautiful You & Color

$35

with Candace Sanborn

Calendar Next available session starts Feb 10, 2021 at 5:30 pm

Do you know which colors look best on you? Join Instructor Candace Sanborn of Radiant Image, and learn to select colors that flatter your eyes, hair, and coloring. "Selfies" that you send to the instructor will be virtually "draped" in different shades of color over your photo--watch your appearance change! You will also recieve general recommendations for eye shadow, blush, and lipstick based on your coloring. 

Healthy Gut, Healthy Mind!

$15

with Stephanie Walsh

Calendar Next available session starts Feb 11, 2021 at 6:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Did you know that gut health and brain health are intimately connected? Join Stephanie Walsh, Master Nutrition Therapist, and learn about the gut-brain connection and the way stress and anxiety can affect your gut health. You'll come away with knowledge of foods and supplements to optimize your gut and brain health to feel your best. 

Taking Awesome Pictures with Your iPhone / iPad Camera

$35

with Boomer Tech

Calendar Next available session starts Feb 24, 2021
1 additional session on Mar 31, 2021

This is a step-by-step guide to taking beautiful photos, appropriate for novice photographers or anyone who wants to upgrade their photography skills. Learn to take photos, portraits, slo-motion, panos, and more. Also camera settings for proper focus and exposure, high dynamic range, and picture composition.

Estimated Length: 1-2 hours a week

Access Time: 4 weeks

Cost: $35

Register online: scarborough.maineadult.org

Choose your session:

Session 1: Jan. 27

Session 2: Feb. 24

Session 3: March 31





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