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Acrylic Paint Pouring: Beginners

$35

with Tara Finlay

Calendar Mar 30, 2019 at 11 am, runs for 1 week
With this exciting process, students never know what beautiful patterns will be created until the paint is poured. We’ll cover what types of paint and additives work best to create beautiful abstract art. This class is appropriate for any artistic skill level, from beginner to pro, that wants to learn this technique. You will be transporting your wet paintings home in a container provided by the instructor, but you may want to have some plastic and a clean trunk or floor to rest the container on for the trip home. $30 materials fee payable to the instructor the day of class.
Full Course

Banish Your Sugar Demons With Hypnosis

$22

with Hugh Sadlier

Calendar Mar 25, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Hypnosis can help you get to the root cause of your sugar cravings. Discover the underlying mental and emotional connections that are not available to your conscious mind. Release the old connections and replace them with new, comfortable, confident, in-control ones.

Buying A Fixer Upper And Bus Tour

$13

with Sue Durst

Calendar Mar 30, 2019 at 9 am, runs for 1 week
Are you looking for a home to fix up and live in, or for an investment property? This class will help the novice investor navigate the numerous issues that come with buying a distressed property. Industry experts will be on hand to provide information on: foreclosures/short sales/distressed properties, financing- including rehab loans, inspections, and more. Build equity and avoid the pitfalls with the knowledge you will obtain in this class. Following a short class we will board a bus to view and walk through a variety of fixer uppers. This bus tour is unique, fun and educational. You will be joined by a real estate specialist, a mortgage specialist, an inspector and a contractor. The focus is to educate participants on the realities of purchasing Foreclosures, Short Sales and Distressed Properties. This class is collaborating with Windham/Raymond Adult Education due to more properties in that area.
ESOL
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with PAE Staff

Six levels of English classes are offered. Beginning levels focus on basic communication, life skills and literacy. Intermediate levels continue to focus on reading, writing and life skills. Advanced levels focus on reading, writing and grammar in academic context to prepare students for continuing education. 

ESOL Beginning Literacy

ESOL 1 Low Beginning

ESOL 2 High Beginning

ESOL 3 Low Intermediate

ESOL 4 High Intermediate

ESOL 5 Advanced

Students must take a placement test to ensure proper placement in the classes. Appointments are offered weekly during the school year. Call 874-8155 to make an intake appointment.

Fit For The Future

$6

with Emma Holder

Calendar Jan 8, 2019 at 5:30 pm, runs for 14 weeks
Participants will enjoy an effective whole body interval workout targeting muscular strength, cardiovascular stamina, core stability, flexibility, balance and coordination. Regain, maintain and improve fitness levels to be free to enjoy life and travel experiences, prevent injuries and maximize health span. Accessible and challenging for all levels and ages, beginner through athlete. Bring sneakers, mat and a water bottle. $6 drop in or $50 for 10 class card can be used for all Emma's M/T/W classes.
Global Dance Party
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Global Dance Party

$6

with Emma Holder

Calendar Jan 7, 2019 at 5:30 pm, runs for 14 weeks

This dance fitness class includes music of Salsa, Swing, Merengue, Tango, Cha Cha, Reggaeton, Bellydance, African and more. For 45 minutes, participants will bust stress, boost energy and burn calories while using traditional and unique moves to fabulous music. Improvisation encouraged. This course also includes 15 minutes of core work to support your back, your dance, and your life. Bring a mat, sneakers and water bottle. $6 drop in or $50 for 10 class card can be used for all Emma's M/T/W classes.

Help Insomnia With Hypnosis
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Help Insomnia With Hypnosis

$23

with Hugh Sadlier

Calendar Mar 25, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week
Enjoy restful, restorative, sleep with hypnosis. Although insomnia can radically affect your life, hypnosis can help you release its negative impact and replace it with rested, relaxed, refreshed, re-created and rejuvenated feelings and energies.
Investment Workshop
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Investment Workshop

$13

with Crystal Rogers

Calendar Mar 21, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Over the next few years, more than 82 million North Americans will be entering retirement. Are you one of them? Whether you’re retiring now or a few years down the road, make sure you’re on track to live the retirement of your dreams. No matter where you are, armed with this simple, yet powerful retirement information, you can learn how to avoid mistakes so many others make. Underestimating the number of years your retirement might last, retiring without accumulating a big enough nest egg, withdrawing too much too soon, spending your assets down incorrectly and more.





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