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Fit For The Future


with Emma Holder, Portland Adult Education

Calendar Jan 8, 2019 at 5:30 pm, runs for 14 weeks
Participants will enjoy an effective whole body interval workout targeting muscular strength, cardiovascular stamina, core stability, flexibility, balance and coordination. Regain, maintain and improve fitness levels to be free to enjoy life and travel experiences, prevent injuries and maximize health span. Accessible and challenging for all levels and ages, beginner through athlete. Bring sneakers, mat and a water bottle. $6 drop in or $50 for 10 class card can be used for all Emma's M/T/W classes.

Five Money Questions for Women


with Karen Fuller, Gray-New Gloucester Adult & Community Education

Calendar Next session starts Mar 13, 2019 at 6 pm

Women and men have differing considerations when it comes to long-term financial goals. For instance, because of a woman’s average longer life span, your needs may be significantly different from those of your spouse or others. Does your financial strategy fit your lifestyle and needs? Join us and learn more as we explore five critical money questions for women.

Flavored & Infused Cooking Oils - Hampden


with Laurie Bowen, Orono-Hampden-Old Town Adult Ed Partnership

Calendar Mar 26, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Flavored or infused oils can add excitement and new tastes to your meals. In this one-night, hands-on class, you will learn how to safely prepare infused oils that can be used in salads, sauces, marinades and dips.

The $26.00 course fee includes the cost of all materials in this course.


Flavors of Bermuda with Chris Toy


with Chris Toy, RSU5 Community Programs

Calendar May 1, 2019 at 6 pm

Join chef Chris Toy for this culinary exploration of Bermuda! Expand your palette with the diverse flavors of Bermuda, which blend culinary influences, ingrediants and techniques from the Caribbean, Great Britian, West Africa, Native America and Portugal.  Discover the beauty of this diverse blend with local meat, seafood, and produce! Please bring containers for leftovers.

Flower Painting: Coneflowers and Daisies


with Christa Boucher, Region 9 Adult Education

Calendar Mar 11, 2019 at 6 pm

Spend the evening brightening up the winter by creating a beautiful bouquet of flowers that never fades.  Learn to paint basic brush strokes that create flowers in no time.  Working with acrylic paints on a canvas board lets you take your bouquet home. Class includes the paint, brushes, and canvas board.


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Flower Painting: Queen Anne’s Lace


with Christa Boucher, Region 9 Adult Education

Calendar Mar 18, 2019 at 6 pm

Bring a bit of summer into your home with a picture of Queen Anne’s Lace, Veronica, and Gomphrena.  Learn the stippling method to create wonderfully wispy flowers that enchant the eye.  Additional flowers can be added If the student has taken the daisy and coneflower class.  Class includes the paint, brushes, and canvas board.


Fly Fishing - Basic Fly Casting


with Kevin Tracewski, Ellsworth Adult Education

Calendar Apr 13, 2019 at 9 am, runs for 1 week

The goal of this course is to provide students with the casting skills necessary to fish effectively on your own. This is a “hands-on” course, so your time will be spent with a fly rod in hand, working on your own casting. Most instruction will be done is small groups, but casting suggestions will also be offered on an individual basis. Videotape analysis of your casting stroke will be provided. Students are encourage to use their own fly rod and reel, but equipment will be available for anyone who needs it. Please do not buy new equipment just to take this course.  Makeup class (if needed) Sunday 04/04/19.

This course will be taught in Orono by Registered Maine Guide Kevin Tracewski. 

Directions will be sent to registered students. 

Fly Fishing Made Easy


with Ron St. Saviuor, Wells-Ogunquit Adult Community Education

Calendar May 7, 2019 at 6:30 pm

Discover what makes fly casting work, how to choose the right system and how to properly match and balance all the components of your system. The typical fly-casting system consists of a rod, reel, backing line, leader and tippet. Learn and practice basic casting strokes including back, forward and roll casts. Understand how to prevent or cure common casting problems. Equipment is available, or bring your own. INSTRUCTOR: Ron St. Saviour is a Registered Master Maine Guide in Outdoor Recreation and a Licensed Professional Maine Forester. He is also the founder and director of Southern Maine Guide Service “Outdoor School”, a unique alternative education program.

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