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A Writer's Workshop
with Kristin Leonard, RSU 54/MSAD 54 Adult and Community Education
Do you want to improve your writing skills for work? How about writing a poem to your beloved, or finishing that family memoir? Maybe you’ve considered writing a script? If so, please come join us in this 6-week writer’s workshop where we will explore a variety of writing genres. Participants will write and receive feedback and together we will examine successful writers’ strategies and general tricks of the trade. And most of all, we will discover that writing can be fun!
Kristin was awarded the 2019 Maine Literary Award for Drama
So You Think You Know Maine Trivia Challenge
with LISA HUESTIS, Noble Adult & Community Education
Brush up on the history of our great State of Maine and engage your whole family in this one day challenge. Teams of six, a team consists of two adults and four youths between 5-18. Challengers under five are encouraged to cheer on their team! Teams are encouraged to select a name and logo. Questions will be presented in a trivia game style.
No charge but must register by Feb 26
Sewing Machine Basics
with Doreen Morris, RSU 54/MSAD 54 Adult and Community Education
Do you have a sewing machine just sitting in a closet collecting dust? Time to dust it off and join us for this eye opening class on sewing machine basics! You will learn how to use your sewing machine and some of its features, such as how to thread the machine, wind a bobbin, and troubleshoot common problems. Additionally, you will learn about differences in thread and feet.
You are welcome to bring sewing scissors, thread, common pins, and your sewing machine; however, there are a few sewing machines available for practice on site.
BEGINNING FLY TYING
with Kevin White, Franklin County Adult Education
This course is designed for the beginner but is open to all skill levels. Each week you will learn at least 2 different fly patterns and usually there is enough time during class to tie at least 3 flies of each pattern. All materials will be supplied by the instructor at no cost. You will need tools to participate in class. Contact the instructor for a list of tools and where to purchase them. His contact information is: phone: 578-0028 or email@example.com
with Arend Thibodeau, RSU 54/MSAD 54 Adult and Community Education
In this workshop, we will explore aperture, shutter speed and ISO and understand why they are so crucial in creating stunning images. Manual settings on a camera can unleash a new and exciting world of creativity and can help you in creating memorable art and unique photographic statements. Learn how to take photography to a new level and leave behind the program or auto mode on your camera.
Introduction to the Bible: A Survey of the New Testament
with Diane Poulin, RSU 54/MSAD 54 Adult and Community Education
Are you interested in some stimulating conversation? Would you like to gain a deeper understanding of the Bible? Come join us for this four-week course in which we will delve into the New Testament! Participants will explore the content and major events of the new covenant. Students will be introduced to the books in the New Testament, the spiritual application of several of the Ten Commandments, the twelve apostels, the main characters and their stories, and the us of figurative language throughout the Bible. At the end of the course, students will walk away with a solid foundation of New Testament content without being steered into a specific denomination.
To eliminate confusion about translations, the King James Bible is the translation that will be used in this course. There will be multiple copies available for students who do not have a KJV Bible.
2020 Census Impacts
Counting everyone once, only once, and in the right place. The U.S. Constitution requires that each decade we count everyone living in the United States. The census provides vital informaion for you and your community. Census data:
Determine how many representatives each state gets in Congress and are used to redraw districts'
Determine your community's share of more than $675 billion in federal government funding annually.
Help communities plan for resident needs including new roads, schools, and emergency services.
Help businesses know wher to open places to shop
Your response to the 2020 Census is critical to help our communities and state. Visit: www.2020census.gov.
Visit maineadulted.org to learn more about census.
Reusable Shopping Bags
with Cathy Corbett, RSU16 Adult Education
By Earth Day in April, single-use plastic bags will be banned in Maine stores, and shoppers can be charged for recycled bags. Be prepared for all your shopping needs by making your own fabric bag! Once you learn how to make one you’ll be ready to make more for yourself or as gifts for someone else. You will need a sewing machine, fabric, machine thread and scissors. A complete detailed list will be provided upon registration. Thursday, March 12, 6-8pm. Registration: $9.