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Aerobics ~ Low Impact


with Lois Davis, RSU 54/MSAD 54 Adult and Community Education

Calendar Sep 9, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 10 weeks

Come to a fun and exciting low impact aerobics class where you work out at your own pace. Relieve stress, improve cardio, tone, and make new friends.

Will run

Android Phones


with Caroline Mitchell, Region 9 Adult Education

Calendar Dec 3, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Android phones are dominating the market, but do you know how to get the most out of yours? Take this 3 hour class to learn the best tips and tricks to make your phone work for you.


Be a Hero. Be a Foster Parent.


with Stephanie Eklund, York Adult Education

Calendar Next session starts Oct 21, 2019 at 5:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Did you know that YOU could be the life-changing person for a child here in Maine? Yes, YOU can become a foster or adoptive parent! Come learn about the licensing process and the different ways you can help Maine children. There is a special need for people who can care for infants, sibling groups, and adolescents, while also supporting the reunification process. There are also over 100 children waiting to find a forever family. Join us for this informational meeting and take that very first step to becoming a resource family. Stephanie Eklund, a former and long-standing advocate for victims of domestic violence, joined A Family for ME as a foster/adoptive parent recruiter in Southern Maine. Stephanie brings with her a wealth of knowledge regarding recruitment, collaborative efforts with community members, public speaking and training, volunteer engagement, and helping people in need. In her personal time, Stephanie enjoys reading, working out, traveling, and spending time with her family.

Chakras/The Energy Systems Within


with Donna Poulin, MSAD 52 Adult & Community Education

Calendar Oct 24, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

It seems like wherever you turn these days there’s some reference to chakras – references are in talk shows on TV, jewelry stores talking about chakra bracelets and on and on. Here’s your chance to understand them all!

During this introductory class you will learn about the seven major energy centers called chakras and the roles they play in our physical, mental and emotional health.

Developing Your Intuition


with Donna Poulin, MSAD 52 Adult & Community Education

Calendar Oct 17, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

What is this sense we call intuition? Do you experience what is sometimes called a gut feeling,it can be that voice inside that tells you to take a different route home and later you find out that you avoided a terrible accident. It could be the deja’ vu feeling you get when walking intoa new place – or even the sense that you really know someone you’re being introduced to for the first time. Do your friends and family often say you might be psychic? Then this is the class for you! We will explore all this and more in this introductory class.

Fall/Winter Rambles for Seniors and other Free Spirits


with Sam Horine, RSU 54/MSAD 54 Adult and Community Education

Calendar Oct 8, 2019 at 4:30 pm

Walking is a good exercise; it promotes good conversations with fellow walkers and the opportunity to observe one's surroundings. So, for those with some free time, I'm organizing a couple of “rambles” a month - starting in September and ending in March. Most 'rambles' will be in rural areas with a few in urban settings. All will be within a 40 miles radius of Skowhegan. While most 'rambles' will take place in the afternoon, some will start earlier in the day. At times, we may want to carpool to a starting point. Good walking shoes, warm comfortable clothing, in winter - snowshoes and or ice creepers, and the yen to explore are the only essential elements needed.

First Meeting will be held at SAHS at 4:30pm on October 8, 2019

Every second and fourth of each Month


Will run

Grow Your Own Organic Garden ~ TBA
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Grow Your Own Organic Garden ~ TBA


with Lowell Matthews, Houlton/Hodgdon Adult & Community Education

Interested in learning how to grow your own vegetables in a sustainable manner?   Basics of soil science and how to enrich your soil to produce healthy, high-yieding plants will be discussed. This course wil cover the fundamenatals of making and using compost, the principles of crop rotation, and how to incorporate green manures to manage nutrients in the garden.  The instructor is an experienced farmer.

Hunter Safety (M,T,W,Th)


with John Graves, MSAD#1 Adult & Community Education

Calendar Nov 4, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Sponsored by Inland Fisheries & Wildlife, this class is required by Maine State Law for those sixteen years and older who are seeking an adult hunting license for the first time. It is recommended that students be at least thirteen years of age to take this class. Will teach firearms safety, hunter responsibility and ethics, map and compass, first aid and survival, game identification and proper care, Maine State hunting laws.

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