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"ME Suicide Prevention Program"
with Laurie Cavanaugh, Oak Hill Adult & Community Education
"Maine Suicide Prevention Program: Education, Resources & Support - It's Up to ALL of Us"
Presented by Laurie Cavanaugh, CPSP, Regional Parent Support Coordinator
Suicide is a significant concern in Maine and nationwide, but we can do something about it. Come learn more about what you can do to prevent suicide. The goals of the workshop are to heighten awareness about suicide in Maine and beyond. Increate the ability to speak openly about suicide; provide information about the risks and protective factors associated with suicide, teach what warning signs and clues to look for; teach skills to intervene when concerned someone might be considering suicide; and provide helpful resources for participants.
A Field Course in Old Barns
with Les Fossel, MSAD #40 Adult Education
This is a course for people who have an old barn(that perhaps needs repairs), want an old barn, or just loveold barns! The emphasis will be on practical ways to maintainyour old barn at an affordable cost. The first session is in theclassroom. After that, meetings will be held in the old barnsof class members. There will be as many sessions as arerequired to visit the barns of class members who want theirbarns visited (by no more than 12 people). This course isco-sponsored by the Morris Farm Trust in Wiscasset.
The last class will be a potluck supper at theinstructor’s house, where class members can see theinstructor’s cabinetmaking shop and barns, and delve into hisreference library on early buildings (one of the very best inMaine).NOTE: Following the first class, the day and time offuture classes will be determined by class members in a wayto accommodate as many individual schedules as possible.
Les Fossel is one of Maine’s foremost experts on earlybuildings. His award-winning business has specialized in preservingour early buildings for 42 years. He has lectured throughout Maineand the Northeast, including as a faculty member for the Universityof Southern Maine. More information on his business enterprises isavailable at: www.oldhouserestoration.com.
America's Boating Course
with Wawenock Power Squadron, MSAD #40 Adult Education
Note: The ending date listed in the brochure was incorrect. The correct end date for this course is Tuesday, May 22
Learn the basics of boating including rules of the waterway, navigational lights, and buoys. This course meets the requirements of most states for a recreational boating license. Books are included. Taught by Wawenock Sail and Power Squadron certified instructors.
Archery Hunter Safety: Skills/Exam
with Michael Mayo, Oak Hill Adult & Community Education
Skills and exam day will be held at Litchfield Sportsmans Club; class will start at 9a and end around 4P! Up to 35 participants and $10/ea!
The staff at the Sportsman's Club will have hot lunch options available, at an additional cost! Hot dogs, cheeseburgers, hamburgers, drinks (soda and water), coffee, etc.
Registration via Maine Adult Education website can be done with or without paying online.
Maine offers Archery Hunter Safety Education courses in three different formats: standard classroom, home study or online. Courses vary in presentation and teaching style as well as student work requirements outside of the classroom.
Courses are taught by trained, certified volunteer instructors according to statewide standards. Courses cover the following topics: laws, safety, equipment, first-aid and survival, map and compass, ethics, and landowner relations.
The Online Course requires that students complete the knowledge portion of the course online and attend a skills and exam day which is about 7 hours. Students complete quizzes and exam as they do the online course and are provided with a voucher to attend the skills and exam day upon completion of the online exam.
In the skills and exam session students must demonstrate to the instructor that they can safely handle a bow, participate in activities, bring in a survival kit with appropriate contents and pass a 50 question test with a grade of at least 70%.
Students must complete the online course and provide voucher number to register for the Skills and Exam Day. Students must also bring the voucher to the first class. Please visit bowhunter-ed.com/maine/ to complete the online portion of the course.
OH Adult Education does have computers available to use at no cost. Appointments need to be made to reserve a computer, a day prior is best. Student hours are M-Th from 5-8P.
Bee Keeping For Beginners
with Mark Reifschneider, RSU 54/MSAD 54 Adult and Community Education
This beginner bee class will educate those interested in getting involved with BEES. Some of the discussion will be about assembling bee equipment, installing a nuc, controlling swarming, and dealing with varro mites. Other topics will be how and when to harvest honey, split hives and winterize the bees.
$45, the cost of book and donation to local bee keeper’s association, given to the instructor on the first night of class.
Kevin Fabian will be co-teaching with Mark Reifschneider during this workshop.
Cocktails and Canvas at Wiggly Bridge Distillery (Spring 2018)
Our October painting party was such a sold out success, that we’ve brought it back by popular demand! Artist Beth Harrison will lead the painting class as we enjoy appetizers. Specialty cocktails will be created specifically for our event and can be purchased from the Wiggly Bridge Distillery. A raffle will be held during the mid-course break. Join us for this session of artistic expression! Only 30 seats available, be sure to register early! Thursday, 7-9pm, Cost $35 May 3
Common Ground: South Berwick and Tuskegee Sister City Project
In 2017 Town of South Berwick and the City of Tuskegee Alabama joined together in the first in the country domestic sister city relationship between a predominately white community and a predominately black community. You will learn of the origins and goals of the project and about some of the interesting activities already underway. We will look at Tuskegee's central place in Black and American history. You will meet a vibrant people and experience the common ground between our two communities
Tuesday, May 8, 7-8 p.m., (location of talk TBD)
Couse Fee: Free, registration required