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with Paul Brown, Franklin County Adult Education
Bridge can be fun and competitive! Bring a partner or come alone to learn the basics of bridge incuding bidding and play. Come as a beginner or come to refresh your skills. We will learn something new each night and play for fun!
with Del Harris, Franklin County Adult Education
This class is designed for beginners and/or experienced woodworkers. You will have the opportunity to either: 1) bring your own personal project with which you want help, or 2) decide on a new project at 1st class. There are many finishing techniques available for your desired effect of each project. Beginner level class time and eperienced level class time will stagger to accommodate for individual needs, to be decided at the 1st class. You will learn the safe and correct use of various wood working machines and complete a desired project.
Materials project determined (if applicable)
If Not Me, Then Who? - Poverty Awareness Training
with Lisa Blanchette, Sanford Community Adult Education
This class will be held onsite, face-to-face.
Lisa has participated in a train-the-trainer session with Dr. Donna Beegle, author of this amazing training. Do you want to make a difference for those who live in the crisis of poverty? Would you like to develop a deeper understanding of the many different life experiences of poverty? Develop tools for breaking poverty barriers, improving outcomes, and changing lives! Training: 7 segments, participants will have a guide book, watch DVD/video segments, participate in learning/reflection activities, case studies, and role plays. Training designed to assist individuals and organizations to go beyond addressing immediate needs (e.g., food boxes, temporary shelter, etc.) to a more systemic approach to help our neighbors. Course fee includes guide book and CEH certificate for educators.
ANDROSCOGGIN HOSPICE VOLUNTEER TRAINING
with KATHY BAILLARGEON, Franklin County Adult Education
Androscoggin Home Healthcare and Hospice, a non-profit organization, is looking for hospice volunteers to provide companionship to patients and respite for family members. During training you will learn the history and philosophy of hospice, family dynamics, spirituality, communication, adult disease process and other end-of-life issues. Training includes both classroom time and online training. Volunteers are asked to make a 1-year commitment 2-4 hours per week.
FRENCH LEVEL 1
with Nathalie Choquette, Franklin County Adult Education
This class will be Virtual through ZOOM. Level 1 French is perfect for students who have no experience with the language. This class focuses on the basics of greetings, grammar, culture and food. Podcasts for practicing pronuncation to help students practice outside the classroom are also available. Regular conversation during the class helps to reinforce practical use of the language for beginners.
COMPASSIONATE INTEGRITY TRAINING - FULL PROGRAM
with Sheila Adkins, Franklin County Adult Education
Compassionate Integrity Training is a resiliency-based program that cultivates human values as skills so we can thrive as individuals and a society, within a healthy environment. When we learn how to calm our bodies and minds, deal effectively with our emotions, and relate to others with dignity and compassion, we have the ability to create a better world. CIT focuses on and builds toward compassionate integrity: the ability to live one’s life in accordance with one’s values with a recognition of common humanity, our basic orientation to kindness and reciprocity. The CIT Program is designed to improve your individual well-being, relationships with others, and engagement with the world by increasing your ability to practice the skills. We will participate in large and small group discussions, experiential learning activities, reflective writing, mindful dialogue, and contemplative practices.
Series I: Self-Cultivation:
Calming Body and Mind, Ethical Mindfulness, Emotional Awareness, Self-Compassion
Series II: Relating to Others:
Impartiality and Common Humanity, Foriveness and Gratitude, Empathic Concern, Compassion
Series III: Engaging in Systems:
KNIT AND/OR CROCHET
with Tina Collins, Franklin County Adult Education
Knit or crochet something special! This course is designed for the novice, someone who wants a refresher or just to practice skills. Please bring knitting needles and/or a crochet hook and a skein of yarn.
with Charlee Briggs, Franklin County Adult Education
Who says you have to jump, grunt, strain, and punish your body to get amazing results from your workout? Not with PiYo! This class combines the muscle-sculpting, core firming benefits of pilates with the strength and flexibility advantages of yoga. We crank up the speed to deliver a true fat burning, low impact workout that leaves your body looking long, lean and incredibly defined. Suitable for all levels!