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Financial Aid Workshop

Free

with Randi Paine, Gray-New Gloucester Adult Education

Calendar Mar 12, 2024 at 6 pm

The Financial Aid Workshop hosted by the TRIO Maine Educational Opportunity Center (MEOC) will provide an overview of the financial aid process and the completion of the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid). (Please note: to file the FAFSA, participants must have created an FSA ID no later than one week prior to the workshop. FSA IDs may be created online at https://studentaid.gov/ fsa-id/create-account/launch )

Please bring a copy of your 2022 federal tax return (if applicable) to aid with the filing of your FAFSA if you hope to start college in the fall of 2024 or January 2025.

Due to grant constraints, participants must be adults hoping to enter post-secondary education.

The class is FREE but pre-registration is REQUIRED.

From Maine to Myanmar/Burma

$21

with Su Koerschner, Kittery Adult Education

Calendar Mar 12, 2024 at 6 pm

PLEASE NOTE: CORRECT DATE IS MARCH 12

Help prepare and enjoy a meal together, starting with Maine scallops, a traditional Myanmar sweet and sour dipping sauce using ingredients such as Sriracha and Tamarind, served over tofu and green curry rice, using such ingredients as curry paste, coconut cream, red chili, peanuts, spices and finishing with a surprise dessert. Su looks forward to sharing recipes from her native country, Myanmar and from Thailand where she spent many years working. Bring to class: knife, cutting board.

Tuesday, March 12, 6-8pm

Registration Fee: $21

Material Fee: $25, paid to instructor at class by cash/check

Full Course

Goat Milk Soap Making

$80

with Heather Emerson, Midcoast Adult & Community Education

Calendar Mar 12, 2024 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Tired of paying crazy expensive prices for candles? Are you looking for a great gift-giving idea? Learn how to make handmade candles with non-toxic soy wax and scented with all-natural essential oils. Each student will receive 2 lbs. of soy wax, wicks, a variety of scents, and containers to choose from, leaving the class with their creations that night to give away or keep for themselves. $10 materials fee included.

Hampden - Tai Chi Session 1 - Hermon Covey Physical Therapy

$150

with Barbara Cookson, LMT, Orono-Hampden-Old Town Adult Ed Partnership

Calendar Mar 12, 2024 at 6 pm

Tai Chi Session 1 - Hermon Covey Physical Therapy

Tai Chi - Hermon Covey Physical Therapy

Barbara Anne Cookson

Tai Chi is a form of gentle exercise and moving meditation, with many benefits to mental and physical health. In this 45 minute weekly class, you will be led through a Tai Chi Flow and learn The 8 Form for Beginners, a practice you can take with you to improve balance, strength, and a sense of calmness and well-being.  Instructor: Barbara Anne Cookson is a Health and Wellness Coach, Licensed Massage Therapist, Motivational Speaker, and Certified Begin With Breath Tai Chi Instructor.

Session 1 Tuesdays, March 12 - April 16           6pm - 6:45pm

Course fee: $150 / session

 

 

 

 

Invest for Success

Free

with Sarah Blondin, Oxford Hills/Nezinscot Adult Education

Calendar Mar 12, 2024 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

You work hard for your money. Is your money working for you? Are you confident in your current investment strategy? Join us to learn about the power of compound interest, managing risk, and strategically investing to reach your goals.

iPhone Basics

$10

with Samantha Sharff, Five Town CSD Adult & Community Education

Calendar Mar 12, 2024 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

This course is for anyone new to their iPhone or for those who wouldn’t mind a basics brush-up. Please come with questions! Topics we will cover include: an overall review of the phone; turning the phone off and on; charging cable names; commonly used terms; Settings - and how to search within Settings; how to download an app; low battery mode; how to take photos; FaceTime and Zoom; what is iCloud?; backing up your phone; Siri; how to magnify your text. If we’ve gotten through all the material above, the remainder of the class will be reserved for questions. Handouts will be available to take home.

Let’s Talk About Money

Free

with Matthew Sudsbury-Francois, Old Orchard Beach/Saco Adult and Community Education

Calendar Mar 12, 2024 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Understanding how a budget operates is among the most challenging areas of home budgeting. It’s more involved than just keeping an accurate checkbook. Participants will get knowledge on how to start a budget, track it, set priorities and goals, save money, detect spending patterns and more. Sponsored by Northeast Credit Union. Preregistration required.

Matthew Sudsbury-Francois began as a teller and advanced to his current position as branch manager for the NECU branch in Biddeford. Matthew was raised in the community and is a native of Biddeford.

Michael Rumo has held a number of positions in the financial sector over the last 13+ years and is currently NECU's regional manager.

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Marketing Your Business (Zoom)

$10

with Peter Harriman, Bonny Eagle Adult Education

Calendar Mar 12, 2024 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

A good marketing plan is the key to success for any small business. We will give you tips on how to identify your target market and develop marketing strategies to turn your prospects into customers. All registered participants will be sent a link to join this online class. No discounts.

About Peter: Peter has been working for nearly 5 years with the Maine Small Business Development Center. The Small Business Development Center is a free, confidential business advising service found in every state. These services are for new and existing businesses alike and can range from business planning, financial projections, human resources, tax strategies and more. In his time there, Peter has helped over 900 clients access over $10 Million in funding to help start over 75 businesses in Maine.

A non-refundable $1.99 transaction fee will be added to the price of this class.





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