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A Civil Conversation - A Civility Workshop
with Brian Langley and Brian Hubbell, Ellsworth Adult Education
A Civility Workshop Join Brian Langley, former Maine State Senate leader, and Brian Hubbell, Maine State Representative, for a hands-on workshop in building constructive relationships one civil conversation at a time. Reviving civility takes a village and you can be part of making a difference in yours. Makeup class (if needed) 03/07/19.
Brian Langley served five terms in the legislature, representing Hancock County in the Maine State Senate and chaired the Education and Cultural Affairs Committee. He is the Chef/owner of the Union River Lobster Pot Restaurant in Ellsworth.
Brian Hubbell is a four-term State Representative for Bar Harbor, Mt. Desert and Lamoine, with legislative service on the Education and Appropriation Committees. He has particular interest in education policy, school funding, renewable energy and scientific research and development.
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.
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.
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.