Courses
  • Oct
    25
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    Tai Chi Fall Prevention Part 2

    with Lisa St. Hilaire

    This easy-to-learn, safe, and effective program uses fluid, gentle movements to improve balance, mobility, flexibility, and strength. These movements also decreases arthritis pain, and reduces falls, especially in older adults. In this four week session, students will learn the six basic core movements. Great for beginners of all levels of mobility and skill levels. This […]

    Gardiner Area High School
    40 West Hill Road
    Gardiner , ME 04345

  • Oct
    25
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    Making Milk Soap

    with Laurel Lopez

    Milk soap is the best moisturizer! Learn how to make this wonderful, luxurious soap and take a batch home too! You will have a choice of cow’s milk or goat’s milk (please indicate which you prefer at the time of registration). A supply list is available upon registration.  A materials fee of $20 is due […]

    Gardiner Area High School
    40 West Hill Road
    Gardiner , ME 04345

  • Oct
    25
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    Chi Gong Longevity Tree Part 2

    with Lisa St. Hilaire

    Longevity Tree Qigong (say “chee gong”) is a moving qigong form that introduces us to the practive of internal energy work. It is a gift from an ancient tradition to the present. The easy movements improve balance, tone muscles, increase flexibility, and promote relaxation in our physical body and can open energy blockages to revitalize […]

    Gardiner Area High School
    40 West Hill Road
    Gardiner , ME 04345

  • Oct
    27
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    Edible and Medicinal Mushrooms of Maine and the Northeast

    with David Spahr

    Join self-proclaimed “mushroom Maineiac” David Spahr and get the inside information on the wild mushrooms of the Northeast. Edible and medicinal mushrooms represent an opportunity for sustainably foraging and enjoying healthy, locally sourced food and present a potential for health benefits beyond good nutrition. This presentation will cover finding, collecting, identifying and preparing the safe […]

    Gardiner Area High School
    40 West Hill Road
    Gardiner , ME 04345

  • Oct
    28
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    Wilderness Survival

    with Mike Foster

    Are you looking to learn basic skills, build confidence and become more comfortable in the outdoors? Learn how to properly prepare for an outdoor excursion and how to deal with wilderness emergencies such as getting lost or spending the night in the woods. Basic first aid will be covered as well as map and compass […]

    Gardiner Area High School
    40 West Hill Road
    Gardiner , ME 04345

  • Nov
    1
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    Financial Analysis & Planning for Non Financial Managers

    with ONLINE Instructor Led LERN®

    With the demands of daily operations, non-financial managers may put financial reports on the shelf. But take a look at some of the most admired companies like Apple, Google, and Berkshire Hathaway. Sure, they are evaluated by their products, innovation, and culture but they wouldn’t be in the limelight without profits. Money matters! This course […]

    Online LERN® UGotClass

  • Nov
    1
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    Using Personality Profiles for Work Performance

    with ONLINE Instructor Led LERN®

    Understanding yourself and others will increase your overall effectiveness at work, home, and in all of your relationships. Learn how to improve your communication with others, convey your ideas effectively, and improve your ability to understand what is important to those who don’t share your same style. Course fee includes your own DiSC Behavioral Personality […]

    Online LERN® UGotClass

  • Nov
    1
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    Advanced Excel

    with ONLINE Instructor Led LERN®

    We are faced with different types of business decisions each day that can change the data we work with along with our financial outcomes. Have you ever wondered what type of workplace skills you can learn to make wiser decisions? Learning Advanced Excel contains these tools that can help you prepare your worksheets accurately, examine […]

    Online LERN® UGotClass

  • Nov
    1
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    CSS Fundamentals

    with ONLINE Instructor Led LERN®

    In this introductory course, you will learn how to style web pages using Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) coding language. Topics include using inline, internal, and external CSS, web typography, formatting text, working with web colors, using Google fonts, working with id and class selectors, working with elements, creating page layouts using elements, and CSS box […]

    Online LERN® UGotClass

  • Nov
    1
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    Online Advertising

    with ONLINE Instructor Led LERN®

    Get the keys to making online advertising work for you and your organization.  See how pay-per-click advertising with Google AdWords works.  Find out how to test low budget Adword campaigns. Learn how you can target local audiences.  Then discover Facebook advertising and how you can determine the demographics and even numbers of people you want […]

    Online LERN® UGotClass

  • Nov
    1
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    Fostering Online Discussion

    with ONLINE Instructor Led LERN®

    Being engaged with your online learners throughout the course is one of the three biggest weaknesses of online teachers. It is also one of the three biggest ways to take your online course to the next level, making it a superior learning experience for your learners.   Come experience how to do it from the creator […]

    Online LERN® UGotClass

  • Nov
    1
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    Writing News & Press Releases

    with ONLINE Instructor Led LERN®

    Being able to write a good news story, press release or publicity notice is a skill that can set you apart in the workplace. Getting the word out is an essential activity for every organization. Acquire the skills good journalists have and learn how to craft a news story, press release or publicity notice that […]

    Online LERN® UGotClass

  • Nov
    1
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    *NEW* Contact Tracing

    with ONLINE Instructor Led LERN®

    According to the Medscape Coronavirus Resource Center, at least 44 states and the District of Columbia have begun expanding their contact tracing workforce. To help meet the need for training for contact tracers, we are offering this course, based on CDC and public health guidelines.  This contact tracer training will provide you with a skill which […]

    Online LERN® UGotClass

  • Nov
    1
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    Entrepreneurial Marketing

    with ONLINE Instructor Led LERN®

    To succeed in today’s marketplace, entrepreneurs must know how to effectively market their product or service. This course offers you a step by step approach to attract and keep customers, all within a realistic budget. With an emphasis on customer-driven marketing decisions, you will learn how to build a strong brand, analyze which tactics to […]

    Online LERN® UGotClass

  • Nov
    1
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    Closing Procedures & Financial Statements

    with ONLINE Instructor Led LERN®

    This course shows you how to create a worksheet used to adjust the account balances and prepare the financial statements. Use your financial statements to measure performance, make improvements and set goals. The final step covered in this course is closing your books and preparing them for the next accounting period; this is done by […]

    Online LERN® UGotClass

  • Nov
    3
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    Which Camera Should I Buy?

    with Gary Swinton

    You only have to go into a retail store or online to get an idea of the sheer number of digital cameras on the market. There are so many brands, types and technologies, each one claiming to be the best, that it’s hard to make sense of it all. Join this roundtable discussion to learn […]

    Gardiner Area High School
    40 West Hill Road
    Gardiner , ME 04345

  • Nov
    4
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    Grandmother’s Window Paint Night

    with Shirley Anderson

    This canvas will remind you of Grandmothers window! In this class, you will learn how to paint a sheer curtain, rustic weathered siding, along with, beautiful rose bushes. Come join us- it’s easier than you think!

    Gardiner Area High School
    40 West Hill Road
    Gardiner , ME 04345

  • Nov
    4
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    Monterey Jack Cheese- Please!

    with Diana Mosher

    If you love cheese, sign up for this one-night hands-on class! Learn to make monterery jack cheese without any special tools or pans. Enjoy a tasting session during class and then take home some of your cheeses to enjoy. Students will need to bring 2, one-pint containers to take cheese home. A materials fee of […]

    Gardiner Area High School
    40 West Hill Road
    Gardiner , ME 04345

  • Nov
    8
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    Adult, Infant, Child CPR & First Aid

    with Vicki Dill

    This class includes CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation) for adult, child, and infant, as well as AED (automated external defibrillator) and first aid. Students will gain the knowledge and skills necessary to recognize and care for individuals in emergency situations including cardiac arrest. Emphasis will be on providing basic care until advanced medical care personnel arrive and […]

    Gardiner Area High School
    40 West Hill Road
    Gardiner , ME 04345

  • Nov
    8
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    Lotions, Chapsticks and More

    with Laurel Lopez

    Nothing compares to the feel and healing power of handmade lotions, chapsticks and deodorants – especially when made from natural products. You will use all natural beeswax-based ingredients that are good for your skin and really work! Using a basic recipe, learn to mix and match different scents to create your own signature products. You’ll […]

    Gardiner Area High School
    40 West Hill Road
    Gardiner , ME 04345

  • Nov
    10
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    Yoga for Back Care

    with Nancy Kelley

    Many of us experience chronic back discomfort due to aging, poor posture, inactivity or injury. Specialized yoga practices can help! Learn stretches that help lengthen the spine, gentle poses that help reduce muscle tension and nerve pain, safe poses that increase flexibility in the neck and shoulders, strengthening poses that improve posture and alignment, and […]

    Gardiner Area High School
    40 West Hill Road
    Gardiner , ME 04345

  • Nov
    10
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    Using Adobe Lightroom

    with Gary Swinton

    Learn how to maximize your digital photographs with Adobe Lightroom Version 5. Lightroom is logical, intuitive, and will take your photos from ordinary to fabulous. It is also a superb tool to organize and catalog digital data files. In this first course you will learn how to import, organize, and backup image files on your […]

    Gardiner Area High School
    40 West Hill Road
    Gardiner , ME 04345

  • Nov
    11
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    Fall Wooden Ornament Paint Night

    with Katrina Karlsen

    Everyone gets to take home two hand painted wooden ornaments. I will bring the materials and ideas or you can create your own. I will guide you through your unique tiny paintings. 

    Gardiner Area High School
    40 West Hill Road
    Gardiner , ME 04345

  • Nov
    12
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    Sea Glass Art

    with Shirley Anderson

    Come to class and create this one-of-a-kind sea glass piece of art! Shirley will help you choose to make flowers, birds, or swimming fish. What a creative re-purpose idea that you can learn for future sea glass finds!

    Gardiner Area High School
    40 West Hill Road
    Gardiner , ME 04345

  • Nov
    16
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    Just Once Piano for Busy People

    with Don Pride

    You don’t need years of weekly lessons to learn piano. In just a few hours, you can learn enough secrets of the trade to give you years of musical enjoyment. How do we do it? While regular piano teachers teach note reading, piano professionals use chords. And you can learn all the chords you’ll need […]

    Gardiner High School
    40 West Hill Road
    Gardiner , ME 04345

  • Nov
    18
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    Sterling & Sea Glass Wrap Jewelry

    with Shirley Anderson

    Twist, wrap, and loop your way to a sophisticated design using elements drawn from the sea. Using sterling silver wire and sea glass, you can create your own jewelry. Bring your own sea glass or choose from my collection. Workshop fee includes all materials to make earrings in sterling silver. 

    Gardiner Area High School
    40 West Hill Road
    Gardiner , ME 04345

  • Nov
    18
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    Pie Crust Made Easy!

    with Diana Mosher

    Do you have crustophobia? With the right tools, a good recipe and a little knowledge, you can be cured. Our instructor has a background in baking restaurant quality pies, and will share with you her experience and tips for baking a flaky, tasty crust. A $5.00 supply fee is payable to instructor at the class.

    Gardiner Area High School
    40 West Hill Road
    Gardiner , ME 04345

  • Nov
    22
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    Tai Chi Fall Prevention Part 3

    with Lisa St. Hilaire

    This easy-to-learn, safe, and effective program uses fluid, gentle movements to improve balance, mobility, flexibility, and strength. These movements also decreases arthritis pain, and reduces falls, especially in older adults. In this four week session, students will learn the six basic core movements. Great for beginners of all levels of mobility and skill levels. This […]

    Gardiner Area High School
    40 West Hill Road
    Gardiner , ME 04345

  • Nov
    22
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    Chi Gong Longevity Tree Part 3

    with Lisa St. Hilaire

    Longevity Tree Qigong (say “chee gong”) is a moving qigong form that introduces us to the practive of internal energy work. It is a gift from an ancient tradition to the present. The easy movements improve balance, tone muscles, increase flexibility, and promote relaxation in our physical body and can open energy blockages to revitalize […]

    Gardiner Area High School
    40 West Hill Road
    Gardiner , ME 04345

  • Dec
    2
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    Glazed Earrings

    with Shirley Anderson

    You won’t believe that these beautiful glazed earrings are made by layering paper! You will embellish them with paint and then add glaze for durability and shine. Choose from a variety of patterns and shapes.

    Gardiner Area High School
    40 West Hill Road
    Gardiner , ME 04345

  • Dec
    2
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    Let’s Make Vegan Cheese!

    with Diana Mosher

    If you love cheese, sign up for this one-night hands-on NEW class! Learn to make VEGAN cheese with Diana. Enjoy a tasting session during class and then take home some of your cheeses to enjoy. Students will need to bring a one-pint containers to take cheese home. A materials fee of $8.00 is due to […]

    Gardiner Area High School
    40 West Hill Road
    Gardiner , ME 04345

  • Dec
    2
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    Become Your Own Travel Agent

    with Becky Ranks

    This class will provide resources and information for anyone who wants to find the best deals for hotels, cruises, RV travel, AirBNB, escorted tours, and more. We will answer questions about RV driving to Alaska and the western US, how to get the lowest prices for escorted tours to almost anywhere, and getting great deals […]

    Gardiner Area High School
    40 West Hill Road
    Gardiner , ME 04345

  • Dec
    2
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    ORIGAMI GIFT BOX

    with Carol Mitchell-Cusick

    Origami is the art of paper folding. In this class you will learn how to make a beautiful origamibox with lid using simple folds. You’ll want to make more than one after this class because theseare so much fun and perfect for smaller gifts and treats! You will receive a printed tutorial to take with […]

    Gardiner High School
    40 West Hill Road
    Gardiner , ME 04345

  • Dec
    6
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    Cake Decorating

    with Vicki Dill

    This class will help you learn the basic fundamentals of cake decorating. It’s not just a buttercream world anymore! Whether you are new to cake decorating or have been decorating for years, this class will help you enhance your skills. Multiple techniques will be introduced and practiced. Students are required to bring their own cakes […]

    Gardiner Area High School
    40 West Hill Road
    Gardiner , ME 04345

  • Dec
    7
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    Writing for Fun And Money

    with Darcy Duda

    Do you want to get your book, short stories or articles published? In this one-evening workshop learn all you need to know about publishing your writing. Learn how to approach publishers and editors, prepare manuscripts, do research and write a book proposal or query letter. Handouts include helpful websites, a Maine publications list, query letter […]

    Gardiner High School
    40 West Hill Road
    Gardiner , ME 04345

  • Dec
    8
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    Create a Canvas Wrapped Photo

    with Gary Swinton

    Imagine one of your favorite photos prominently displayed as a canvas wrap. In this class you will learn canvas wrap techniques and how to present your photograph for the greatest impact. The preparation of photos for distribution and display on the web and via e-mail will be also be discussed. Each student may make one […]

    Gardiner Area High School
    40 West Hill Road
    Gardiner , ME 04345

  • Dec
    9
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    Master the iPhone

    with Becky Ranks

    There are over 90 million Apple iPhones in use in the U.S. Packed with power, this device has the capability to enhance our lives and change the way we do everyday tasks. We’ll talk about the obvious and not-so-obvious features that the Apple iPhone has to offer. Topics will include iCloud, privacy, photos App Store, […]

    Gardiner Area High School
    40 West Hill Road
    Gardiner , ME 04345

  • Dec
    9
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    Needhams: Maine’s Potato Candy!

    with Diana Mosher

    If you’re from Maine, you’ve probably heard of needhams — a traditional sweet, covered in chocolate, with a soft center coconut confection and a surprising ingredient, POTATO. Learn how to make these sweet Maine treats, just in time for the holidays. A supply fee of $6.00 is payable to instructor at the class. Students should […]

    Gardiner Area High School
    40 West Hill Road
    Gardiner , ME 04345

  • Dec
    10
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    Holiday Gnome Painting

    with Shirley Anderson

    How adorable is this gnome? In this class, you will learn how to paint him and creat some holiday cheer! Come join us- it’s easier than you think!

    Gardiner Area High School
    40 West Hill Road
    Gardiner , ME 04345

  • Dec
    16
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    Holiday Wooden Ornament Paint Night

    with Katrina Karlsen

    Everyone gets to take home two hand painted wooden ornaments. I will bring the materials and ideas or you can create your own. I will guide you through your unique tiny paintings. Perfect for home made holiday gift!

    Gardiner Area High School
    40 West Hill Road
    Gardiner , ME 04345