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Introduction to Spanish


with Meredith Morehouse, Lake Region & Fryeburg Area Adult Education

Calendar Oct 1, 2019 at 6:30 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Learn the basic structure of the Spanish language, including simple grammar, vocabulary, and pronunciation—the building blocks of conversation. Classes will be interactive and taught in English and Spanish. Along the way you’ll learn about the culture, music, food, and whatever else interests you about Latin American countries or Spain! Specific content will be tailored to your Spanish language needs (e.g., for travel, work, new friends/family, school, or a fun new challenge).

Students should bring notebooks, pens and laptop/tablet (optional)

Reiki I Certification


with Donna Shaw, Lake Region & Fryeburg Area Adult Education

Calendar Sep 12, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 3 weeks

First Degree: (Reiki I) Reiki I is about healing self and physical healing (Body) Once attuned, it allows you to channel Reiki energy to promote healing of self and others. While you are able to perform Reiki and heal others, pets, the earth etc., this degree is truly meant to be used for self -healing and clearing away any imbalances and toxins from your own body preparing you to become a Reiki practitioner (level II) students learn about the bodies energy system including 7 main chakras and auric field. As well as Reiki history, uses, how to perform Reiki on themselves, others and  pets. Students Receive a Reiki I manual, Certificate, hands on training giving receiving Reiki and on-going support.

*Lab fee: $75 to be paid directly to instructor on the first day of class.*

Donna Shaw is a National Guild of Hypnotists Certified Hypnotherapist, Certified Past Life Regressionist (facilitator) Licensed HypnoBand® Practitioner, Usui and Kundalini Reiki Master/Teacher. Donna has been teaching Reiki, spiritual-metaphysical and self-hypnosis classes at local Maine Adult Education Centers and her office in Windham since 2012.

10 Legal Do's & Don'ts for People Over 65


with Patrice Putman, MSAD #11 Adult Education

Calendar Sep 16, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

This seminar provides critical information about important legal issues pertaining to people over age 65. Each legal topic will take ten minutes, just long enough to go over the basics that you need to know. Topics include the most important document needed to protect your assets, how to not lose everything to long-term care costs, what is the five-year look back and seven more essential do’s and don’ts. We’ll wrap up with common questions/concerns from the group. This class is appropriate for those 65+ and for others who may be helping older individuals.

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3 Minutes a Day for 30 Days Can Change Your Life


with Laura Perkins, Five Town CSD Adult & Community Education

Calendar Sep 23, 2019 at 6 pm

Spiritual growth doesn't require you to become a hermit or to change your life completely. But it does require commitment to a simple daily practice. Simple means a minimum of just 3 minutes each day. In our often hectic world of constant demands, are you wondering how you could ever add another commitment to your daily routine? If a daily practice of just 3 minutes a day allowed the other 1437 minutes of your day to flow more easily, would you be willing to try the daily practice for 30 days?

3d Ink Explosion


with Tara Finlay, Portland Adult Education

Calendar Dec 14, 2019 at 11 am, runs for 1 week
We’ll use prepared frames and mix 2- part resin to create fantastic abstract works of art using special inks. No art experience necessary. $40 Materials Fee payable to the instructor the day of class. You will be taking your pieces home in a container provided by the instructor. The containers must be level on the trip home so prepare accordingly.

3D Ink Explosion (AKA Resin Ink Frames)


with Tara Finlay, Bonny Eagle Adult Education

Calendar Sep 27, 2019 at 11:30 am, runs for 1 week

Colors will come alive in exciting and unexpected ways with this innovative approach to art. Using special inks and resin, we’ll prepare frames with explosion of colors. The framed art will have to cure overnight and you will be required to return the following Monday to pick up your artwork. Apron is advisable. Materials fee of $30, payable to the instructor.

3D Ink Explosion - Frameless!


with Tara Finlay, Biddeford Adult Education

Calendar Next session starts Sep 24, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

This popular class is back but with a twist! We'll mix and pour 2 part epoxy resin into molds and then use special inks to create stunning abstract works of art that create a dimensional look within the resin. Without the frame, these works can be displayed on either side. No artistic experience is required. You will be required to return to Biddeford Adult Ed to pick up your pieces after they have cured. They will be available starting 5:30PM on Wednesday 10/2.

3D Resin & Ink Suncatchers


with Tara Finlay, Sanford Community Adult Education

Calendar Sep 30, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

We're breaking out of the framed version and into a mold to allow both sides of these stunning resin and ink creations to be visible. Learn to mix and pour 2-part resin, and what special inks to use to create the 3D effect. Learn what is different about making resin ink art in a mold vs in a frame, and learn what to look for and what to avoid in choosing molds for resin. Your piece will have to cure at least overnight and you will be told in class when you can pick it up. A $30 materials is fee payable to instructor the night of class.




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