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Six Feet Under or Not: End of Life Choices
with Chuck Lakin, RSU 24 Adult Education
Home funeral educator Chuck Lakin offers this informational presentation on funeral alternatives. He will talk about home funerals, green cemeteries, natural burial, alkaline hydrolysis, family burying grounds, scattering ashes, advanced directives, pre-planning and prepaying, the "Funeral Rule" (a federal law), some different coffins (including plans for building your own), the dreaded paperwork, and anything else that comes up in the conversation.
Sunday Yoga (June)
with Karen Dove, RSU 24 Adult Education
Need an extra boost for your Yoga practice? Is Sunday afternoon just your best time? This can be just the thing! Warm-up, open joints and lengthen muscles to prepare for some of your favorite or challenging advanced beginner-intermediate postures. Honor yourself and enjoy! Drop ins welcome @ $8/class. Bring a mat and wear comfortable clothes.
The Wreck of #3666
with Eric Reuter, Kittery Adult Education
In 1939, the #3666 went into the Piscataqua River. The wheels of the wreck now sit outside the Kittery Historical & Naval Museum. In this presentation, Eric Reuter will talk about what happened that fateful night. Kittery Depot has an interesting place in Kittery's history. Learn about it and how Boston and Maine changed the town's landscape. Eric is a Kittery native and enthusiastic railroad photographer and historian. He has spent many years researching the timelines, equipment, structures and other minutiae of the railroads that serve the Seacoast region. Eric was instrumental in organizing and instituting the new #3666 Train Wheel exhibit on display outside the Kittery Historical and Naval Museum. This class will meet at the Kittery Historical & Naval Museum.
Thursday, May 23, 6-8 p.m., 1 session
Utah Non-Resident Concealed Carry
with Chuck Zucker, RSU 24 Adult Education
When combined with your Maine concealed firearms permit, 34 states recognize your right to conceal carry. This class gives you the required knowledge to apply for a Utah permit (additional cost). The application, signed by the instructor, is proof of successful completion required by Utah. In order to receive the permit from Utah the student must also be able to pass a federal background check. There are no firearms allowed in the classroom. Prerequisites are a Maine Resident Permit to Carry a Concealed Firearm and a Maine Driver?s License or other Maine State ID proving residence. If the student is from out of state then their concealed permit must be from that state. You must be 21 years old to enroll.
Volunteer with Pine Tree Hospice Spring 2019
with Pinetree Hospice, Piscataquis Valley Adult Education Cooperative
Become a Pine Tree Hospice Volunteer Pine Tree Hospice volunteer education programs, in compliance with Maine State regulations, prepare volunteers to offer hospice and/or bereavement care for families in our community during and after a progressive life-limiting illness. Hospice 101: Introduction to Hospice for Indirect Care Volunteers This 4-hour orientation program prepares volunteers to serve as indirect care providers. "Indirect care" includes services such as cooking, picking up prescriptions, working in the office or library, fund raising, serving on the board or on a committee, but does not include direct interaction with clients or families. Upon completion, participants interested in becoming a direct care volunteer may choose to be mentored by an experienced Pine Tree Hospice direct care volunteer during visits with hospice clients and families for a maximum of 20 hours. Hospice 101 is offered as a class and also offered as an Independent Study. Certificates are awarded after completion. H101 Class to be scheduled. H101 Independent Study can be scheduled at any time. Optional mentor hours will be scheduled individually. For more information visit www.pinetreehospice.org. To register please call 564-4346. Core Curriculum for Direct Care Hospice Volunteers and Bereavement Facilitators This 12.5-hour program is the first part of the educational preparation for direct care hospice volunteers and for bereavement facilitators. Direct care volunteers serve hospice clients and families, but do not provide physical, nursing, or medical care. Bereavement facilitators support bereaved adults, children and families in structured group settings. Certificates are awarded after completion. Times and location to be scheduled. For more information visit www.pinetreehospice.org. To register please call 564-4346 Direct Care Hospice Volunteers After completing the Core Curriculum, this 9-hour program prepares volunteers to provide direct service to hospice families. “Direct care” involves being with a hospice client and family and may include quiet companionship, respite care, transportation, or activities such as fishing, playing cards, reading or excursions. Direct care does not include physical, nursing, or medical care. Direct care volunteers may choose to participate in any direct or indirect care Pine Tree Hospice function. Certificates are awarded after completion. Times and location to be scheduled. For more information visit www.pinetreehospice.org. To register please call 564-4346. Volunteer Bereavement Facilitators After completing the Core Curriculum, this 14-hour program prepares volunteers to provide bereavement support to adults, children and families through the Pine Tree Hospice Bereavement Programs. Bereavement Facilitators may choose to participate in structured group settings, which include the Nights of Service program for grieving children and families, the Lunch and Learn program for grieving adults; and an adult evening grief support group. Certificates are awarded after completion. Times and location to be scheduled. For more information visit www.pinetreehospice.org. To register please call 564-4346.
Wild PI Goose Chase
with WinterGreen Arts /UMPI, MSAD#1 Adult & Community Education
Wild PI Goose Chase, a city-wide, family-friendly event that brings together the fun of a scavenger hunt and the thrill of the Amazing Race. Teams of up to 4 people (opportunities for teams of more than 4 people will be available). 3 divisions: Walkers/Runners, Non-motorized wheels, and Automobiles. Prizes awarded in each category.
This event is designed to encourage participants to explore the city, support local arts programming, and have fun while using mobile technology to complete a series of challenging Missions using the GooseChase.com app.
The Missions, to take place at sponsor locations, could include “snapping evidence” by taking photos or videos, answering questions via text, or doing a GPS check-in.
$25 Early Bird price per team and $35 per team after July 1. Teams can be 1 to 4 people. Teams can include more than 4 people for an additional price ($40 for 4 or more until July 1, $50 for 4 or more after July 1) All team members must stay together.