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Annual April Fool’s Cribbage Tournament
with Lynn Sheehan, York Adult & Community Education
Come try your luck at our 3rd annual double elimination cribbage tournament! Will you be able to defeat last year’s champ? Pot luck lunch. If you want to brush up on your skills before the tourney, check out our class “Cribbage Anyone?”.
A Tour of Limington Lumber Company
with Will Kindred, Sacopee Valley Adult & Community Education
Visit limingtonlumber.com, and you will discover a colorful and educational web page describing this East Baldwin lumber yard. Founded in 1961, the mill was one of the first businesses in Maine to earn the new US Department of Labor’s safety SHARP Award back in 2010. Join us for a tour of this historic facility. Please preregister as we need a minimum of 4 people to run the course. Ages 18+
Acting Class 101
with Fred Liebfried, RSU 54/MSAD 54 Adult and Community Education
Did you ever want to take an acting class? Brush up on your acting skills? Would you like to feel more comfortable speaking in front of a group? Have some interactive fun? This class will help jump start your imagination. We will exam the foundations of the craft of acting: character choices, movement, and relaxation. You will work on a monologue and a scene. This class will be great if you are a beginner who has had little or no acting experience – or for those who want to revisit the fundamentals of acting.
Adult Mental Health First Aid Certification
Mental Health First Aid is a national best-practice, evidence based certi cation course that teaches you how to help someone who is in a mental health crisis. The training helps you identify, understand, and respond to signs of addictions and mental illness. This 8-hour course leads to a 3 year certification issued by the National Council on Behavioral Health. For school staff, you can earn 8 continuing ed credits while meeting the state mandate for suicide awareness training. This training is sponsored by a partnership between YACE and Choose to be Healthy Coalition of York Hospital. The training is FREE, there is a $5 charge for lunch when you register.
After-School Art Programs
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 January 15. 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 January 24. 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.
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 January 25. 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.
Apple Orchard Planning & Maintenance
with John Hoffses, MSAD#1 Adult & Community Education
Join John Hoffses of SAD #1 School Farm and Randy Martin of The King's Gardener as they share with you the dos and don'ts of Orchard Management. Topics covered will include; variety selection, soil requirements, pollination requirements, organic and conventional pest control, and much more. 2 pesticide recertification credits will be offered to those who attend this class
Archery Hunter Safety
with Ernest West, RSU 24 Adult Education
Class meets Friday evening 3/29 from 6-9pm and Saturday 4/6 from 9am-4pm.
This archery education course will provide students with a wealth of knowledge regarding equipment, proper hunting methods, responsibilities and general safety. If you are not doing the online version, you must attend both classes. Passage of a final exam is required. You may bring something to eat and drink on Friday and Saturday and please be sure to bring a bag lunch and something to drink on Saturday.