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ServSafe Food Manager Certification-Course & Exam

$169

with Christa Galipeau

Calendar Next available session starts Mar 18, 2023 at 8:30 am
1 additional session on May 20, 2023

The ServSafe® program is developed by the National Restaurant Association with the help of foodservice industry experts who face the same risks you do every day. Your concerns are our concerns.

Our years of experience and inside knowledge of the foodservice industry are at the core of our courses, exams and materials. We will prepare you to handle food sanitation risks. 

Our materials help define food safety best practices because we involve specialists from regulatory agencies, academia, and the foodservice industry to create them. ServSafe materials reflect the latest science, research and FDA Food Code.

Certified ServSafe Instructors and Registered ServSafe Proctors must meet minimum experience and educational requirements. You can be confident that practical, real-world experience guides your training.

The fee covers materials, instructor, exam and certificate presentation.

If you have already completed the course/training and are only in need of the proctored exam, please register for our exam only session.

ServSafe - Proctored Exam Only

$50

with Christa Galipeau

Calendar Next available session starts Mar 18, 2023 at 4 pm
1 additional session on May 20, 2023

If you only need to take the ServSafe exam because you have already completed the necessary training, you may register to have your test proctored at our center.

If you need the training, please register for the class & exam session.

Freezer Meal Workshops

$10

with Rebecca Stepp

We have teamed up with Rebecca Stepp from Pampered Chef to bring you some freezer meal workshops.  Once you register for a specific workshop we will send you an email with a list of instructions on items and ingredients you will need for the workshop you choose.  

Rebecca is going to have all the spices you need to make each dish.

Menu 3: January 16th

Easy Beef Stroganoff

Double Onion Burgers

Maple Pork Tenderloin with Apples

Greek Chicken & Orzo Skillet

Chipotle Black Bean Chicken Wraps

Sweet ‘N Spicy Chicken Stir-Fry

Lightning-Fast Veggie Chili

Menu 4: March 20

Tater-Topped Beef Shepherd’s Pie

Tex-Mex Meat Loaves

BBQ PorkSandwiches

Creamy Turkey Tetrazzini

Chicken Chilaquilles

Easy Whole Grain Chicken Tenders

Broccoli Cheddar Soup     

**Menus will be deleted as the classes are done.**

Instant Piano for Hopelessly Busy People

$59

with Craig Coffman

Calendar Next available session starts Mar 20, 2023 at 6:30 pm

In just a few hours, you can learn enough secrets of the trade to give you years of musical enjoyment. Learn to play piano the way professionals do-using chords.  Since this class is being held online with ZOOM you will be able to sit at your piano or keyboard at home and take this course with no pressure at all.  And since this course includes an online book and online follow up video lessons, you will be able to continue your practice and study on your own.  An optional periodic online question and answer session is also included.    A recording of the class is included as well.   The course is partly lecture/demonstration and partly hands on instruction. 

Topics include:

  • How chords work in a song     
  • How to get more out of sheet music by reading less of it     
  • How to form the three main types of chords     
  • How to handle different keys and time signatures     
  • How to avoid “counting”     
  • How to simplify over 12,000 complex chords

Instant Guitar for Hopelessly Busy People

$59

with Craig Coffman

Calendar Next available session starts Mar 21, 2023 at 6:30 pm

Have you ever wanted to learn the guitar but simply find it difficult to find the time?  In just a few hours you can learn enough about playing the guitar to give you years of musical enjoyment, and you won’t have to take private lessons to do it.  This crash course will teach you some basic chords and get you playing along with your favorite songs right away.  Since this class is being held online with ZOOM, you will be able to sit at home with your guitar and take this class without any pressure at all.   And since the class includes an online book and online follow-up video lessons, you will be able to continue your practice and study on your own.  An optional periodic online question and answer session is also included.   A recording of the class is included as well.  Class limited to 15 students.  For ages 13+. 

 

Topics include:

  •       How chords work in a song
  •       How to form the three main types of chords
  •       How to tune your guitar
  •       Basic strumming patterns
  •       How to buy a good guitar (things to avoid)
  •       How to play along with simple tunes

Northern Viewpoint Book Club - April - All American Boys

$10

with Christa Galipeau

Calendar Next available session starts Apr 6, 2023 at 6 pm

A bag of chips. That’s all sixteen-year-old Rashad is looking for at the corner bodega. What he finds instead is a fist-happy cop, Paul Galluzzo, who mistakes Rashad for a shoplifter, mistakes Rashad’s pleadings that he’s stolen nothing for belligerence, mistakes Rashad’s resistance to leave the bodega as resisting arrest, mistakes Rashad’s every flinch at every punch the cop throws as further resistance and refusal to STAY STILL as ordered. But how can you stay still when someone is pounding your face into the concrete pavement?

There were witnesses: Quinn Collins—a varsity basketball player and Rashad’s classmate who has been raised by Paul since his own father died in Afghanistan—and a video camera. Soon the beating is all over the news and Paul is getting threatened with accusations of prejudice and racial brutality. Quinn refuses to believe that the man who has basically been his savior could possibly be guilty. But then Rashad is absent. And absent again. And again. And the basketball team—half of whom are Rashad’s best friends—start to take sides. As does the school. And the town. Simmering tensions threaten to explode as Rashad and Quinn are forced to face decisions and consequences they had never considered before.

Written in tandem by two award-winning authors, this four-starred reviewed tour de force shares the alternating perspectives of Rashad and Quinn as the complications from that single violent moment, the type taken directly from today’s headlines, unfold and reverberate to highlight an unwelcome truth.

Intro to Bee Keeping

$95

with Patty Drake

Calendar Next available session starts May 20, 2023 at 9 am

Ever thought about getting into bees, but are unsure as to what it takes?Here is your chance to get the low down on all things Honey Bee!!

During this session we will cover such topics as:

Basic Bee information (and some not so basic)

Start up

Hive Management

Pest Control

Over Wintering

Feeding

Honey Harvesting

And more

If weather permits we will do a open hive inspection (bring a long sleeve shirt and a bug veil if you have one).

Maine Driving Dynamics

$40
Calendar Next available session starts Jun 3, 2023 at 8:30 am

The Maine Driving Dynamics course is a driver improvement course that is designed to improve a student's defensive driving awareness. This five-hour course includes discussion of collision avoidance techniques, safety issues, driver habits and attitudes, and the basic elements that constantly challenge drivers on Maine's highways. Our goal is to save lives, prevent injuries, and reduce vehicle-related crashes.

A student who completes the course will receive a three-point credit on their driving record and may be eligible for insurance discount.

Questions regarding your license should be addressed to Bureau of Motor Vehicles at 207-624-9000.

Beginning February 24th, 2020, fees for canceled registrations will no longer be refunded.





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