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Adult Volleyball MONDAYS

$25

with Tom McKibben, RSU5 Community Programs

Calendar Sep 10, 2018 at 8 pm

Join this fun and competitive co-ed Volleyball program.  Come play pickup volleyball and sweat away those winter blues! 

Monday nights will be a bit more competitive and Thursdays will be a bit more relaxed.  

Participants MUST be registered before they can attend a session.

Adult Volleyball THURSDAYS

$25

with Tom McKibben, RSU5 Community Programs

Calendar Sep 6, 2018 at 8 pm

Join this fun and competitive co-ed Volleyball program.  Come play pickup volleyball and sweat away those winter blues! 

Monday nights will be a bit more competitive and Thursdays will be a bit more relaxed.  

Participants MUST be registered before they can attend a session.

Advanced Digital Photography

$40

with Kermit McGary, Houlton/Hodgdon Adult & Community Education

Calendar Next session starts Apr 4, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 3 weeks

This class will start with a review of essential techniques from the basic class and would cover those materials in more depth.  Some new materials will also be introduced.  Plan on exploring specific types of photography based on input from the participants.  Possibilities include sports photography, night photography, composition techniques, etx.

Advanced Digital Photography

$40

with Kermit McGary, Houlton/Hodgdon Adult & Community Education

Calendar Next session starts Apr 4, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 3 weeks

This class will start with a review of essential techniques from the basic class and would cover those materials in more depth.  Some new materials will also be introduced.  Plan on exploring specific types of photography based on input from the participants.  Possibilities include sports photography, night photography, composition techniques, etx.

After The Paycheck Stops: Retirement Income Primer

$13

with Seth Cheikin, Portland Adult Education

Calendar Feb 27, 2019 at 6:30 pm, runs for 1 week
This class is designed for people who are thinking about retiring or have retired recently. Students will learn ideas to help build a reasonable and sustainable strategy for managing income and expenses during retirement, utilizing the framework of Plan for the Expected, Prepare for the Unexpected and Position the Portfolio for Both.
After-School Art Programs
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After-School Art Programs

Free

with RSU #13 Adult and Community Education

Calendar Next session starts Oct 9, 2018 at 3 pm
1 additional session on Oct 10, 2018

Confirmation letters will be sent home to parents with more information. Our after-school arts programs are offered to a wide age range of students. Please be sure to register only for what class your student is eligible for. There will be a bus to program sites (for those starting right after school) however, there is no bus home. Please have arrangements made for the pick-up of your student. Let the art begin!

 

Art Club - (Grades 4 & 5) with instructor Cindy McGuirl. A variety of art topics using different techniques are offered throughout the year. Students get a brief lesson on how to use the new materials and then create their own, unique projects. Some topics are: Duct Tape Sculpture, Bookbinding and a Halloween mural. The class is flexible in topics. SCHEDULE: Begining October 9 - October 31 (BREAK FOR 3 WEEKS) starting again November 27 - December 19. Meets at Thomaston Grammer School. Tuesdays and Wednesdays you may sign up for one or both days. After school until 5:30. No class when school is closed, including but not limited to: holidays, early release days, and snow days.

 

Arts with Heart - (Grades 6 - 8) with instructor Alexis Iammarion. MURAL ARTS in the heart of Rockland! Think big, design big and lend your talents to a cause! This year-long painting workshop focuses on collaborative mural work and creating one-of-a-kind beautification on pieces for local organizations like our animal shelter, hospitals, schools, libraries and local businesses! SCHEDULE: Beginning October 11. Thursdays. Meets at Flanagan Community Building, YMCA. After school until 4:30. No class when school is closed, including but not limited to: holidays, early release days, and snow days.

 

Illustration and Graphic Novel Intensive - (Grades 9-12) with instructor Alexis Iammarino. This high school drawing intensive gives time, space and instruction to young artists interested in developing their drawing, narrative and character development skills. Artists in this workshop will each work on their own comic book or graphic novel, learn how to be a peer mentor and to work as a creative collectively to assist one another in becoming confident and independently driven artists! SCHEDULE: Beginning October 18. Thursdays. Meets at Flanagan Community Building, YMCA. 5:00-7:30pm. No class when school is closed, including but not limited to: holidays, early release days, and snow days.

 

Arts @ Work - (Grades 9 - 12, Mentorship Program) with instructor Alexis Iammarino. This year-long program introduces local high school students to professional practice in the arts and provides young artists an opportunity to express themselves through art in a positive environment while creating collaboratively and gaining experience in making public art to enhance their community. Designed specifically for high school students, this program aims to deepen artistic learning, enhance student portfolios, and introduce the skills and practices of community, studio arts, and arts administration. Students in this program develop an independent project that is at the core of their studio work and mentors and professionals in that field or medium(s) are matched based on project goals and interests. Entering into year two, RASA's/Arts @ Work program continues to partner with host site, the Center for Maine Contemporary Art’s ArtLab as a base for experiential and contemporary work in the arts. SCHEDULE: Beginning October 12. Fridays. Meets at CMCA, 21 Winter Street: After school - 4:30. No class when school is closed, including but not limited to: holidays, early release days, and snow days.

Aging with Grace

$19

with Carole Freeman, York Adult & Community Education

Calendar Next session starts Jan 9, 2019 at 10 am, runs for 1 week
1 additional session on Jan 9, 2019

Not yet ready for surgery? Sure, we’re all are getting older, and we’re only as old as you feel - but if we look better - we’ll feel better. Learn what’s new with Anti-aging products and techniques. What are your nonsurgical options? Bring your questions. Ask a professional.

Altered Fashion

$70

with Susan Perrine, RSU 1 Adult Education

Calendar Feb 6, 2019 at 5:30 pm, runs for 3 weeks

Transform your favorite sewing pattern into something uniquely you by making a few changes that reflect your own personal style. The focus will be on tops and blouses, with instructions on how to alter a front closure, add fanciful collar and cuffs, lengthen, or add a scallop to the hem. Some sewing skills are helpful. Students should bring pattern, fabric, thread, buttons if required, tape measure, scissors or cutting mat and rotary cutter. Bring sewing machine to second and third classes.





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