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with Lynn Sheehan, York Adult & Community Education
Tuesday is a great day for making change! A support group for people ages 13 and up committed to or considering making a change with their substance use. It’s free, confidential, and there is no sign up. Just show up at the York Public Library. Free pizza too! Making Change is not treatment or therapy. Making Change is a one hour, weekly support group that encourages honesty, promotes self-awareness, and inspires positive change. This training is sponsored by a partnership between YACE and Choose to be Healthy Coalition of York Hospital. Pizza donated by Anthony’s, York House of Pizza, and Ruby’s. Thank you for your support! Location: York Public Library
Marine Research at UNH Marine Lab
with Jason Goldstein, Kittery Adult Education
Marine Research at the UNH Marine Lab Fort Constitution, NewCastle, NH.
Located on the picturesque mouth of the Piscataqua River in NewCastle, NH the UNH Marine Lab Center supports a variety of marine-related projects and ongoing research as part of its mission for the Seacoast and the Gulf of Maine. Embark on a walking tour of the Marine Lab and it's current research projects being carried out by UNH Faculty, students, and associated scientists. Learn about lobster mating, jonah crab growth, see lumpfish and other marine creatures along the way. Bring your favorite marine biology questions for an interactive tour and discussion. Please meet at the Public Parking lot at the UNH Judd Gregg Marine Research Center.
Wednesday, Oct. 2, 5:30-7:30 p.m., 1 session
Course Fee: $18
ME Driving Dynamics
with ME Bureau of Highway Safety, Lisbon Adult & Community Education
This is a one day course offering all drivers the opportunity to improve their defensive driving skills. Course includes discussion of collison avoidance techniques, safety issues, driver habits and attitudes, and includes the basic elements that constantly challenge drivers on Maine's roads and highways. Completing this course earns the participant a 3-point credit on their driving record with the DMV.
Students 65yrs+ can receive a discount on the class, $25, as well as with their insurance provider.
Portsmouth Naval Shipyard: From Sails to Atoms
with Joseph Gluckert, Kittery Adult Education
Portsmouth Naval Shipyard has a venerable heritage and rich tradition. Learn about its role and achievements in times of war and peace from a military historian’s perspective. The tour will begin with a presentation in the new lecture room of the Shipyard Museum, and continue with a tour of the museum and a driving tour around the perimeter of the base, including an up-close view of the prison’s exterior. Must be U.S. Citizen and bring valid photo I.D. such as Driver’s License or U.S. Passport.
Thursday, Sept. 26, 9:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m., 1 session
*park at Kittery Lions Club and board bus, bus leaves promptly at 9:30 a.m.
Course Fee: $14
Red Cross Babysitter Certification-Age 11-15 (T/W/Th)
with Penny Kern, MSAD#1 Adult & Community Education
Students ages 11-15 interested in babysitting are encouraged to take this Red Cross Certification course. Learn how to gain leadership skills necessary to build a business as well as the appropriate amount to charge your clients. Learn basic infant and child care skills, basic first aid and an introduction to CPR. Participants are encouraged to bring a snack and drink.