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Childbirth Education (Session 2)

$69

with Nina Emlen, RSU 24 Adult Education

Calendar May 1, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Join Nina Emlen, owner of Emlen Family Doula, and discover what to expect at the end of your pregnancy, during labor, and the first few weeks postpartum. You will learn what is happening emotionally and physiologically as you labor, what your options are during and after birth, and how you can prepare for the birth experience you want. This will be a fun, interactive class where you will meet other families who are preparing to welcome a baby into their life!

Please note that the registration fee of $69.00 covers two adults. Please register yourself online and either call us at 207-422-4794 or email us at adultedinfo@rsu24.org to provide us with registration information for the additional person, if an additional person is attending. Thank you!

 

College or Training? Making the best decision for me Apr. 24

Free

with Caroline Mitchell, Region 9 Adult Education

Calendar Apr 24, 2019 at 1 pm

Moving forward on your career goals takes planning.  Which training programs are available? Where do you enroll? What applications and other paperwork needs to be completed before enrolling? How do you decipher college materials? This workshop will get you started and help you answer difficult questions about your future educational options.

 

Cooking Made Easy For Caregivers-Back Burner Cooking

$10

with Hannah Duncan Tays, MSAD #11 Adult Education

Calendar Apr 30, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week
Some of us choose to become caregivers. Others have care-giving thrust upon them. Come join Maine author Hannah Duncan Tays who wrote the book “Cooking Made Easy For Caregivers-Back Burner Cooking”. She will explain the many reasons why the person in your care doesn’t want to eat or are unable to eat. The author, who trained at Le Cordon Blue in London and worked as a sous-chef, found herself in just this position. Her cookbook offers a variety of soft, simple family dishes. You will learn how to make the struggle at meal time for both the caregiver and diner manageable and enjoyable. Cookbooks will be available to purchase.

Cooking Matters For Adults

Free

with Sarah Murphy, Lake Region & Fryeburg Area Adult Education

Calendar Apr 22, 2019 at 3 pm, runs for 5 weeks

Cooking Matters™ classes provide a culinary-enhanced nutrition education program that teaches participants how to prepare meals that are healthy, tasty and low in cost. Each lesson engages participants in hands-on meal preparation, practical nutrition tips and food budgeting skills. This class provides participants with the knowledge and skills to make healthy food choices, as well as to prepare healthy meals and snacks on a limited budget. Class highlights include: lessons featuring hands-on learning and recipe preparation, group discussions, tasty food samples, free recipe book, and a bag of groceries to prepare a dish from each week’s class at home.

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Dog Obedience Training
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Dog Obedience Training

$160

with Melinda Ellis, Region 9 Adult Education

Calendar Apr 23, 2019 at 6 pm

Help your puppy to older dog learn socialization with positive motivational training.  Each dog must have rabies, distemper, and bordetella (Kennel cough) vaccines.  Instructor will call each participant prior to class to review safety rules to help provide a safe environment for all participants.  Class will be held outdoors. 

 

Domestic Violence Crisis Intervention Training with Partners for Peace Spring 2019
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Domestic Violence Crisis Intervention Training with Partners for Peace Spring 2019

Free

with Partners for Peace, Piscataquis Valley Adult Education Cooperative

Calendar Mar 21, 2019 at 5 pm

This 44 hour training will provide you with all of the skills and information necessary to volunteer for Partners for Peace, the local Domestic Violence Resource Center. Partners for Peace provides support services to anyone affected by domestic abuse and violence in the Penobscot and Piscataquis County region including a free and confidential 24 hour hotline. "We rely on our dedicated volunteers to help with our helpline, support groups, children's groups, committee work, court accompaniment, and everything in between," said Casey Faulkingham, the Community Response Team Leader. "Our community members and volunteers are some of our most important resources. We simply could not do this work without them."

Drumming & Percussion (Session 2)

$69

with Kevin Campbell, RSU 24 Adult Education

Calendar Apr 3, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Master drummer/multi-instrumentalist Kevin Campbell will teach traditional West African and South American rhythms on a wide variety of drums and percussion instruments, ie. djembe, dunun, gourd shakers and balafon. In addition, we will combine specific hand drumming techniques with accompanying songs and percussion complements. All instruments provided and participants are encouraged to bring their own. All levels of experience and non-experience are welcome. No class 4/17.

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Ear Acupressure Point: An Introduction

$5

with Jean Guyette, RSU 24 Adult Education

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

Locating this area of the ear, the Shen Men acupressure point, can result in a feeling of relief and a lessening of tension and anxiety. It may also help relieve physical symptoms, such as headaches and sleep problems. Ear acupressure is one tool you can keep in your self-care tool bag. Ear acupressure (also called "auricular therapy" or simply "ear treatments") is virtually free and can help you stay healthy. Instructor Jean Guyette volunteers her time for the non-profit organization, The National Acupuncture Detoxification Association, www.acudetox.com.





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