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Central Lincoln County Adult Education

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Getting Paid to Talk - Intro to Voice Acting


with Staff Voice Coaches

Calendar Oct 2, 2017 at 6:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Have you ever been told that you have a great voice? This exciting class will explore numerous aspects of voice-over work for television, film, radio, audio books, documentaries and the Internet in your area. We will cover all the basics, including how to prepare the all-important demo, and how to be successful and earn great income in this exciting field. Students will have the opportunity to ask questions and to hear examples of demos recorded by professional voice actors.

Class participants will even have a chance to record a commercial script under the direction of a real producer! This class is informative, lots of fun, and a great first step for anyone interested in voice acting professionally.


Growing Garlic and Extending the Gardening Season


with Sharon Turner

Calendar Oct 3, 2017 at 6 pm, runs for 3 weeks

Maine has a short growing season - traditionally four months, more or less. There are, however, many ways to lengthen that short season and have good wholesome food available through the fall, winter, and early spring. In this class we will explore everything from old-fashioned cold frames and hot caps to the latest in low and high tunnels and coverings. Seed starting, winter vegetable storage and fall garlic planting will be addressed. Organic practices will be emphasized. Garlic to plant this fall for harvest next summer will be available for purchase. A $10 materials fee is payable to the instructor the first night of class.

Sharon Turner is a certified Master Gardener, consultant, educator and designer. At her nursery in Washington she specializes in heirloom and open-pollinated vegetable and flower seedlings and native perennials, shrubs and trees.


Guitar for Relaxation


with Pat Ginnaty

Calendar Sep 27, 2017 at 6:30 pm, runs for 10 weeks

This course will continue with the ideas, song forms and techniques that were discussed in Guitar For Relaxation. We will combine approaches to play more complicated songs, while perfecting our approach to ordinary songs. Prerequisites for this course are the ability to switch basic chords and strum. As content is class driven, song lists are encouraged from the beginning!

Patrick Ginnaty started playing at age 16 and went on to study guitar at UMA and the Berklee College of Music. Through both taking and teaching guitar lessons, he has learned to help students to focus on achieving THEIR goals.


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Halloween Lighted Jack O'Lantern


with Cynthia Dean

Calendar Oct 18, 2017 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

This one night Make N Take class will feature a Lighted Ceramic Jack O’ Lantern. Students will get to choose from a few different poses and faces. It will be painted with acrylic paint and finished with a shiny sealer and come with the electrical component to scare or dazzle your trick or treaters for years to come. The materials fee is $30, which will include the piece, the use of the tools and paints and the electrical components. Students will take their piece home with them that night.

Cynthia Dean is the owner of the ceramic shop “Paint It Shoreself,” located in Rockland. She first fell in love with ceramics in grade school and bought her first kiln and molds at 22. Cynthia is certified through Gare, Mayco and Duncan Ceramic Companies and has been teaching ceramics for over 20 years.


Handbuilt Flower Vase


with Bridgette Kinney

Calendar Nov 7, 2017 at 5:30 pm, runs for 2 weeks

Adults must accompany all children under the age of 16. This is an easy class for any age! Each student will be given 1.5 pounds of clay and stamps to create a small handbuilt slab flower vase. Students will create at the first session and glaze their work at the second session. After firing, students can pick up their vase the week following the second class. A materials fee of $8 per person is payable to the instructor at the class.

Bridgette Kinney has been a potter for 14 years and is the owner and operator of Dragon’s Breath Pottery in Warren.


Handcut Joinery


with Rick Gallion

Calendar Sep 23, 2017 at 9 am, runs for 2 weeks

Cutting woodworking joints by hand is the hallmark of fine craftsmanship. In this class you will learn to cut mortise and tenon and dovetail joints using hand tools. There will be a $10 materials fee payable to the instructor. All tools provided.

Instructor Rick Gallion has been a professional woodworker for thirty years and has taught many students the craft of woodworking. His new shop is designed as a teaching facility. All classes will be held at the Clary Lake Woodworking School at 777 Gardiner Road (Hwy 126), Jefferson. Class size is limited. Safety glasses provided for each class.


Happy, Healthy Holidays are on the Way


with Julia Adams

Calendar Nov 30, 2017 at 3 pm, runs for 1 week

Come and make gifts that you can feel good about giving. Start with a pumpkin facial, and then create a moisturizer. There will not be much sun at this time of year, but learn how to make your moisturizer a sunscreen. If none of the herbal remedies suit your fancy, I will show you how to order from the Motives Skin Care line of gifts or Motives Mineral make up. Materials fee of $20 payable to the instructor.

Julia Adams has been a make-up/skin-care consultant for over 10 years, specializing in MOTIVES make-up. She is a teacher by profession and enjoys teaching, creating healthy gifts, and taking adult education classes.


Heartsaver Adult/Child/Infant CPR/AED


with LincolnHealth Education Instructor

Calendar Oct 24, 2017 at 5:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Early registration is encouraged – class size limited! Each year an estimated 166,000 lives are claimed by sudden cardiac arrest. That’s about 455 people each day. Effective bystander CPR, provided immediately after a sudden cardiac arrest, can double or even triple a victim’s chance of survival. Almost 80 percent of cardiac arrests occur at home and are witnessed by a family member.

This course will cover basic adult, child and infant CPR skills as well AED (Automatic External Defibrillator) training for the lay person and non-healthcare worker who needs CPR certification. It includes American Heart Association CPR certification. Learn CPR today – the life you save could be that of your own loved one!

Sally Larson is a Clinical Educator at Lincoln Healthcare and has been an RN for 39 years. Sally trained in England and has been practicing in the USA since 1980. She is an instructor in ACLS, PALS, and BLS.


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