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Noble Adult & Community Education

Personal Enrichment

Beginner Digital Photography


with Geri Lynn Smith

Calendar Sep 27, 2018 at 6 pm

Learn how to take photographs by understanding and practicing the controls of your camera. Learn composition and design and then download and edit your photos. Bring your camera, manual and full battery. Geri Lynn is an award-winning photographer who shoots primarily in the New England area. She shares her knowledge from personal experience through practical application and entertaining anecdotes. Registration limited to fifteen. For more information about Geri Lynn visit:

5 sessions


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Beginner Drawing


with Gayle Fitzpatrick

Calendar Oct 1, 2018 at 12:30 pm

Develop the skills to draw what you see. You will begin with the basics: contour, perspective, value, shading, composition, and gesture. Moving on, you will do observational drawing using line, gesture, shape, value and texture to record and interpret reality. Maximum 8 students.

Materials list:
  • Drawing pad
  • Variety of pencils 2B, 3B and 4B 
  • Kneaded eraser

*No class Oct 8 (Columbus Day) or Nov 12 (Veterans Day)

6 sessions


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Beginners Dog Manners


with Danielle Gagne

Calendar Sep 27, 2018 at 6:30 pm

This six-session course is for dogs and owners of all ages. You will learn to teach your dog basic cues such as sit, down, leave it and walking on a leash. Vaccinations required: distemper, rabies (for dogs over 4 months old), bordatella. No senior discount. * Location: Mary Hurd Academy Gymnasium, North Berwick

6 sessions


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Book Arts


with Gayle Fitzpatrick

Calendar Nov 26, 2018 at 12:30 pm

Create three book structures: a Japanese stab bound book, a simple pamphlet, and a soft cover book with signatures sewn on tapes. You will learn the techniques, structures, tools, materials and processes. Instructor will supply all materials, as well as tools to use, at a $7 per person fee.

4 sessions


Bowls for the Hungry Benefit Ceramics Class
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Bowls for the Hungry Benefit Ceramics Class

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Calendar Oct 13, 2018 at 1 pm

Stretch your creativity, learn a new skill, and partner with the Dorcas Society of Lebanon to support our local community! We will be creating soup bowls to be sold, all proceeds donated to local food pantries. Create some beautiful bowls for this charitable event and one for yourself! Maximum is ten. No charge but must pre-register in our office or by calling (207) 676-3223.

2 sessions


Ceramic Jewelry



Calendar Nov 26, 2018 at 6 pm

Create your own ceramic pieces with guidance from this experienced jewelry designer. You will learn about shape, balance, and design. Leave the class with finished pieces you have mounted and strung. Great gifts. Materials fee of $15 due to instructor the first class.

3 sessions 

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Complete Guide to Retirement Planning


with John Spita

Calendar Oct 4, 2018 at 6 pm

Do you want to spend your retirement comfortably and in control of your finances? In this 4-week, information-rich seminar you will be introduced to the concept and practices to help you reach those goals. You will explore a conservative approach to wise money management, as well as identify lifestyle issues facing retirees. You will learn how to seek maximization of income and receive more from investments, social security and retirement plans. John will also show you how to protect hard-earned assets from erosion due to inflation or a downturn in the economy. At the conclusion of the seminar you will have evaluated your individual retirement progress. John is president of Coastal Financial Services in Kennebunkport and has taught with us since 1999. There is no additional charge if your spouse/partner attends with you.

4 sessions


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Corner Catchall Basket


with Martha Chessie

Calendar Dec 12, 2018 at 5:30 pm

This small basket is a wonderful gift for someone to hold keys, changes, or phones on a tabletop. The triangular shaped basket measures approximately 6” x 4” high. Add color of your choice. Materials fee of $14, payable to instructor day of class. Max 12 students. Please bring the following to class: Mop size bucket, Sturdy scissors, Spring type clothspins, Pencil, Jack knife, Tape measure, and Spray bottle.

1 session 


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