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Create a Budget that Works!


with Rebecca McLaughlin, Certified Financial Coach, MSAD 11 Gardiner Area Adult & Community Education ( 207-582-3774

Calendar Oct 18, 2023 at 5:30 pm, runs for 1 week
1 additional session on Nov 8, 2023

Are you struggling to make ends meet? Do you know you make enough money to pay your bills, but lose track of your finances by the time bills arrive? There’s hope! Let’s work together to create a budget that you can stick to, that will help you take control of your finances.


Instructor Bio

Along with being an educator in MSAD 11, I am a Ramsey Solutions Certified Financial Coach! My goal is to help you learn the steps that will get you on your way to your financial goals!

Digital Photo 2 - Intermediate


with Steve McGrath, Kittery Adult Education

Calendar Oct 18, 2023 at 5:30 pm
1 additional session on Feb 6, 2024

You are comfortable with your camera and you want more! Explore the use of intermediate camera controls such as metering (spot, matrix, center weight), exposure and exposure compensation, ISO, aperture and shutter priority. This class is virtual only. You will be sent a ZOOM link prior to the start of class.

5 Wednesday sessions

Oct. 18-Nov. 15, 5:30-7pm or 

Feb 6-March 5, 2024, 5:30-7pm

Registration Fee: $95



with Amy Morgan, MSAD 52 Adult & Community Education

Calendar Oct 18, 2023 at 5:30 pm

Join our fun and enjoyable hands on art nights where great friendships often blossom and artistic talents soar! For ages 8 and older!

WEDNESDAYS 5:30-7pm $25/per class




Savory Herb, Pepper, and Garlic Jellies


with Kate McCarty, Lewiston Adult Education

Calendar Oct 18, 2023 at 5:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Herbs, sweet and hot peppers, onions, and garlic can all be preserved in jams and jellies, which make unique treats in the dark of winter. These spreads will warm up your hearty fall fare, as a glaze on meats or an appetizer served with soft cheese. Come learn about the versatility of savory jams and jellies in this hands-on class from University of Maine Cooperative Extension staff and Master Food Preserver volunteers. Participants will receive recipes and a jar of savory jelly. Please bring a potholder with you to class.

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Swedish Weaving Foundations


with Marissa Deku, Lewiston Adult Education

Calendar Oct 18, 2023 at 5:30 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Come to this 4-week hands-on course to learn the art of Swedish Weaving and gain the skills to create a runner. This course will introduce students to the preparation of materials, reading patterns, producing and finishing a project. Basic sewing, either by hand or machine, is needed (by you or a friend!) to complete the project. Other required materials: * 1 skein of variegated yarn or 1 skein solid yarn or 3 skeins of shades of the same color. (weight 4 and washable). Examples: Caron Simply Soft, Red Heart Soft, Yarn Bee Soft. Any yarn will work but soft yarn is suggested. The fabric provided is "very off white." * Few safety pins. * Scissors. Optional: Fabric measuring tape.

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The Next Project in How to Crochet


with Rachel Gauthier, Biddeford Adult Education

Calendar Oct 18, 2023 at 5:30 pm

After taking Rachel's first class offering you will now learn how to make a single or double crochet scarf. Please bring a H or I hook and a skein of yarn. (Just a plain yarn works best.)

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Wills and Trusts


with Sarah Neault, Wells-Ogunquit Adult Community Education

Calendar Oct 18, 2023 at 5:30 pm

Gain a comprehensive overview of estate planning processes. You will receive information about intestacy, guardian/ conservatorship, wills, trusts, estate taxation, durable  financial Powers of Attorney, advance health care directives  and MaineCare (Medicaid/Nursing Home issues). 

INSTRUCTOR: Sarah B. Neault Sarah practice areas include estate planning, probate administration, and trust preparation and administration, as well as some real estate transactions. Sarah is a graduate of New England School of Law, Boston, MA, J.D. Degree, 2008, and Northeastern University, Boston, MA, Criminal Justice Degree, Cum Laude, 2002.

Women's Basics of Pistol Handling


with Alice Bean Andrenyak, Merrymeeting Adult Education

Calendar Oct 18, 2023 at 5:30 pm, runs for 1 week

In a non-threatening safe environment with no live ammunition present, learn the basics of: handgun safety at home; how to handle a pistol safely; parts of a pistol and ammunition; fundamentals of pistol shooting including holding, stance and aiming; common malfunctions; cleaning; and selecting a pistol just right for you. A textbook is included. The optional two-hour range time is separately scheduled and has a fee of $50 payable to the instructor. If you go to the range, you’ll fire either your own pistol or one from the instructor and try to put five rounds of ammunition through 4 separate target circles at ten feet using only 20 rounds. You will need 50 rounds of ammunition for your personal handgun. If “renting” a pistol from the instructor, she will have 50 rounds of ammunition for you for a cost of $25. To pass this nationally rated course and get certified you must: attend all sessions and actively participate, pass a written examination, and pass the ten-foot shooting qualification, all within two weeks of the last class session. Certification can be used to apply for a Concealed Carry Permit. Two weeks, in-person classroom sessions 5:30 – 8:30pm. October 18 & 25, 2023. Optional two hour range instruction session will be chosen by the student on one of these dates: October 26 & 27, separate fee.

Alice Bean Andrenyak

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