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A Field Course in Old Barns

$74

with Les Fossel, Central Lincoln County Adult Education

Calendar Mar 26, 2019 at 6:30 pm

This is a course for people who have an old barn (that perhaps needs repairs), want an old barn, or just love old barns! The emphasis will be on practical ways to maintain your old barn at an affordable cost.  The first session is in the classroom. After that, meetings will be held in the old barns of class members. There will be as many sessions as are required to visit the barns of class members who want their barns visited (by no more than 12 people).  This course is co-sponsored by the Morris Farm Trust in Wiscasset.

The last class will be a potluck supper at the instructor’s house, where class members can see the instructor’s cabinetmaking shop and barns, and delve into his reference library on early buildings (one of the very best in Maine).

NOTE: Following the first class, the day and time of future classes will be determined by class members in a way to accommodate as many individual schedules as possible.

Les Fossel is one of Maine’s foremost experts on early buildings. His award-winning business has specialized in preserving our early buildings for 42 years. He has lectured throughout Maine and the Northeast, including as a faculty member for the University of Southern Maine. More information on his business enterprises is available at: www.oldhouserestoration.com. 

A Field Course in Old Barns

$74

with Les Fossel, MSAD #40 Adult Education

Calendar Mar 26, 2019 at 6:30 pm

This is a course for people who have an old barn (that perhaps needs repairs), want an old barn, or just love old barns! The emphasis will be on practical ways to maintain your old barn at an affordable cost.  The first session is in the classroom. After that, meetings will be held in the old barns of class members. There will be as many sessions as are required to visit the barns of class members who want their barns visited (by no more than 12 people).  This course is co-sponsored by the Morris Farm Trust in Wiscasset.

The last class will be a potluck supper at the instructor’s house, where class members can see the instructor’s cabinetmaking shop and barns, and delve into his reference library on early buildings (one of the very best in Maine).

NOTE: Following the first class, the day and time of future classes will be determined by class members in a way to accommodate as many individual schedules as possible.

Les Fossel is one of Maine’s foremost experts on early buildings. His award-winning business has specialized in preserving our early buildings for 42 years. He has lectured throughout Maine and the Northeast, including as a faculty member for the University of Southern Maine. More information on his business enterprises is available at: www.oldhouserestoration.com. 

A Field Course in Old Houses

$74

with Les Fossel, Central Lincoln County Adult Education

Calendar Mar 19, 2019 at 6:30 pm

This is a course for people who have an old house, want to have an old house, or just love old houses! The first session is in the classroom. After that, meetings will be held in the old homes of class members. There will be as many sessions as are required to visit the houses of class members who want their houses visited (by no more than 12 people). 

The last class will be a potluck supper at the instructor’s house, where class members can visit the historic features of Alna, see the instructor’s cabinetmaking shop and barns, and delve into his reference library on early buildings (one of the very best in Maine).

NOTE:  Following the first class, the day and time of future classes will be determined by class members in a way to accommodate as many individual schedules as possible. 

Les Fossel is one of Maine’s foremost experts on early buildings. His award-winning business has specialized in preserving our early buildings for 42 years. He has lectured throughout Maine and the Northeast, including as a faculty member for the University of Southern Maine. More information on his business enterprises is available at: www.oldhouserestoration.com. 

A Field Course in Old Houses

$74

with Les Fossel, MSAD #40 Adult Education

Calendar Mar 19, 2019 at 6:30 pm

This is a course for people who have an old house, want to have an old house, or just love old houses! The first session is in the classroom. After that, meetings will be held in the old homes of class members. There will be as many sessions as are required to visit the houses of class members who want their houses visited (by no more than 12 people). 

The last class will be a potluck supper at the instructor’s house, where class members can visit the historic features of Alna, see the instructor’s cabinetmaking shop and barns, and delve into his reference library on early buildings (one of the very best in Maine).

NOTE:  Following the first class, the day and time of future classes will be determined by class members in a way to accommodate as many individual schedules as possible. 

Les Fossel is one of Maine’s foremost experts on early buildings. His award-winning business has specialized in preserving our early buildings for 42 years. He has lectured throughout Maine and the Northeast, including as a faculty member for the University of Southern Maine. More information on his business enterprises is available at: www.oldhouserestoration.com. 

A Functional Approach to Feeling your Best through Menopause and Beyond

$29

with Melissa Groves, RDN, LD, Kittery Adult Education

Calendar Mar 4, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Menopause is a time of transition that brings challenges to many women. Functional medicine considers the root causes and addresses the whole person with food and lifestyle recommendations that treat the symptoms at its source. Melissa Groves, RDN, LD is a functional medicine registered dietitian licensed in NH & Maine and the owner of Avocado Grove Nutrition & Wellness in Portsmouth. She specializes in women's health & hormones, including PCOS, infertility, prenatal nutrition, perimenopause/menopause, thyroid health, and food sensitivities.

Monday, March 4, 6-7:30 p.m., 1 session

Course Fee: $29

A Grandparent's Journal: Leave Your Legacy

$34

with Jill Braceland, Scarborough Adult Learning Center

Calendar Apr 1, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 2 weeks

New! This workshop provides structure for recording precious memories, life experiences and family stories of your own choosing – to share with others, including future generations. Learn to generate a journal that can be duplicated for your family. Jill has been designing and delivering seminars in management, organizing, as well as putting life into words; she holds a BA in organizational communication from Northeastern U. and an MBA from Framingham State U.

Two Mon, 4/1 and 4/8/2019

6:00 to 8:00 pm, $34

Instructor: Jill Braceland

A Matter of Balance

Free

with Jennifer Fortin, MSAD #11 Adult Education

Calendar Feb 27, 2019 at 3 pm, runs for 8 weeks

Have you turned down a chance to go out with family or friends because you were concerned about falling? Have you cut down on a favorite activity because you might fall? People who experience a fear of falling often limit their physical activities, which can result in loss of strength, reduced muscle tone and balance problems, making the risk of falling greater. In this class you will set realistic goals for staying active, learn how to stay safe at home, complete exercises to increase strength and balance, and learn how to identify and control your fear of falling. The last session of this class, on 4/17, will be held at Spectrum Generations.

Will run

A Night in the Museum

$40

with Lynne Longworth, Wells-Ogunquit Adult Community Education

Calendar Mar 21, 2019 at 2:45 pm

This is an evening event at the Isabella Gardner Museum where you will enjoy art and live music. The trip starts at 2:45pm Thursday March 21st, 2018 from Wells High School. Transportation and entrance fee are included on your fee. Dinner and refreshments are available for purchase. The event is from 5:00 to 9:00 PM, plenty of time to enjoy the museum, dinner, and refreshments. The van returns to Wells from the museum approximately 11:00 PM. There is a maximum of 10 passengers: please register early.





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