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Alumni Harvest Class for Worm Composting Fall '23


with Jock Robie, Mid-Maine Regional Adult Community Education

Calendar Mar 12, 2024 at 6 pm

This is the free harvest session for students that attended the workshop on November 9th, 2023.

Jock will assist with harvesting, and answer any questions. Additionally, Jock will bring harvest kits for alumni to use harvesting their own worm bins. 

Will run

Animal Spirit - Understanding Signs and Messages Spring 2024


with Angie Butler Welch, Piscataquis Valley Adult Education Cooperative

Calendar Mar 12, 2024 at 6 pm

Do you pay attention to the animals that show up in your dreams, meditations or even your daily waking world? Curious to what messages they might have for you - or how to unfold the meaning and message in the moment? Ever wonder if you have your own personal animal spirit guide? Want to know how to incorporate their messages and energy into this crazy journey we call life. Along with a great discussion, class will include a guided meditation to see what animal spirit might be in your midst. Pre-payment is required to hold your spot in class. Cancellations must be made at least 24 hours in advance to receive a refund. Explore the realms of self-discovery with Psychic Medium and Intuitive Artist, Angie Butler Welch. Angie, the visionary owner of Leap of Faith Soul Space in Brewer, Maine, welcomes you to delve into your intuitive artistic side. All materials will be provided for a seamless and immersive experience. For more details and to delve into the world of psychic artistry, visit

Basic Life Support Refresher (BLS) for Healthcare Providers


with Andrew Eckman, Midcoast Adult & Community Education

Calendar Mar 12, 2024 at 6 pm, runs for 3 weeks

This is a refresher/recertification course for the Basic Life Support program. Prior to class, participants MUST present a valid certification from one of the following entities American Heart Association (AHA); American Red Cross (ARC); Canadian Red Cross; Health and Safety Institute (ASHI, EMSS, 24-7 Medic); Emergency Care and Safety Institute (ECSI); National Safety Council (NSC).

Beekeeping Basics


with Joseph Barberi, Kittery Adult Education

Calendar Mar 12, 2024 at 6 pm

This course is intended for anyone who has decided to start the rewarding hobby of beekeeping and will be receiving their first bees soon. The class is also beneficial to beekeepers who are entering their second or third years of beekeeping and wish to gain more knowledge and improve their skills. The focus of the classes will be to familiarize the new beekeepers with the equipment and tasks that they will encounter as they begin their beekeeping journey. We will discuss the proper installation, inspection, care of a colony of bees, and demonstrate the use of the necessary equipment. A review of a calendar year in the life of a beekeeper, including Pest monitoring, management and treatments will also be a crucial part of the class.

Tuesday, March 12, 6-8:30pm.




with Kevin White, Franklin County Adult Education

Calendar Mar 12, 2024 at 6 pm

This course is designed for the beginner but is open to all skill levels, Each week you will learn at least 2 different fly patterns and usually there is enough time during class to tie at least 3 flies of each pattern. All materials will be supplied by the instructor at no cost. You will need tools to participate in class. Contact the instructor for a list of tools and where to purchase them. His contact information is phone # 207-578-0028 or email address 

Boat America


with David Eastwood, Boothbay Region Adult & Community Education

Calendar Mar 12, 2024 at 6 pm, runs for 2 weeks

This is the course that meets Maine’s requirements for people born on or after Jan.1, 1999 to operate boats inland and coastal waters. Learn boating skills from experienced boaters who patrol midcoast coastal waters from Small Point to Port Clyde. TOPICS INCLUDE: Introduction to Boating: types of power boats, boating terms, sailboats paddle boats, and engine types. Boating Laws: Boat registration, regulations, hull identification numbers, required safety equipment, Federal boating laws, state boating laws, and reporting accidents. Safety Equipment: life jackets, fire extinguishers, sound-producing devices, visual distress signals, anchors, and other safety equipment. Safe Operation and Navigation: buoys and beacons, aids to navigation, navigation rules, docking, and the dangers of alcohol on the water. Boating Emergencies: hypothermia, boating accidents, man overboard, capsizing, emergency radio calls, carbon monoxide dangers, and weather. Trailering: types of trailers, lights, hitches, towing a trailer. Sports and Boating: water-skiing, hunting and hunting gear, personal watercraft operation, and other boating tips. New Maine Boating Law: to operate a boat over 25 hp, on inland and coastal waters persons born on or after Jan. 1, 1999 must have taken an in-person Boat America course, pass an exam, have the state’s Boat America card, and be registered in the Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife data base. Completing this course satisfies the requirements.

Buddhism - an Introduction


with Patricia Earnest, Five Town CSD Adult & Community Education

Calendar Mar 12, 2024 at 6 pm, runs for 4 weeks
What is Buddhism? You will learn the origins of Buddhism, how, where and when it started, how it developed through the centuries and how it is relevant today. Topics include the language and practices of Buddhism, meditation and chanting, how to calm the mind and become more self aware. What is karma and the wheel of life?

Carving Signs


with Sherwood Hilt, Five Town CSD Adult & Community Education

Calendar Mar 12, 2024 at 6 pm, runs for 5 weeks
This class is for beginners in wood carving. You will learn the art of carving a wood sign from an instructor who has been carving a variety of objects for over 31 years. Signs can be small or large, carved plain or decoratively, and made from a variety of wood. At the first class, we will discuss tools you will need and how to use them. The materials fee of $12 is payable to the instructor at the first class.

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