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Green Wood Spoon Carving
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Green Wood Spoon Carving

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with Franklin County Adult Education

Calendar Aug 3, 2024

Join up-and-coming artisan craftsman and maker Grant Hawkes of Wildfolkwanderer for a weekend making beautiful wooden spoons and plenty of curly wood shavings! Spoons are one of the most universal tools of humanity, being crafted and used across the globe for thousands of years. In this course we will explore the details of spoon carving, diving fully into the process of transforming a freshly cut log into a functional and beautiful spoon using simple hand tools. We will cover tool use and care, wood selection, spoon design, carving techniques, and discussions on craft and the role it plays in our lives as we carve together. Over the weekend, each participant will have the opportunity to work on a couple different projects, completing the course with new skills and utensils to take home.

Date: August 3-4, 10:00 am Saturday to 4:00 pm Sunday

Cost: $300-400 sliding scale, meals and accommodation included (see registration form for more details)

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Lighthouse Photo Workshop


with Steve McGrath, MSAD 52 Adult & Community Education

Calendar Aug 8, 2024 at 7:30 pm

In the first live online class, we'll start by learning camera settings, aperture, shutter, ISO, white balance and other compositional techniques critical to lighthouse photography.

The second Class will be on the Cruise!

During the Cruise, we’ll focus on photographing the wildlife and lighthouses, sharing techniques and approaches. Finally, we’ll meet online the following week to share, learn and critique our images.

Limited to 15 students. This workshop is for beginner and intermediate photographers

Aug 8 Online Class 7:30-9:00pm

Aug 10 On the Cruise at 3:00pm at the Maine Maritime Museum, Bath Maine (

Aug 15 Online Critique Class 7:30-9:00pm

Foraging & More for Beginners AUG 15


with Tammy Fereshetian, MSAD 52 Adult & Community Education

Calendar Aug 15, 2024 at 5 pm

Why forage? Come find out about some of the healthy nature made resources nearby.

You will learn to safely identify common medicinal plants in your yard and how to harvest them. Then with a few more steps learn how to make teas, salves, syrups and tinctures.

Susie Cole will be co-leading this class and she has expertise in all things foraging!

Bring a notebook, pencil, and camera. Be prepared to go outside.

THURSDAY AUG 15 @ The Turner Adult Learning Center

Tripp Field Hockey Summer Camp


with Kendra Boulay, MSAD 52 Adult & Community Education

Calendar Aug 19, 2024 at 9 am, runs for 1 week

Pre-Season will focus on team building, skills & drills, conditioning and will include two days of scrimmaging. This is for kids going into 7th & 8th grade. Please bring a mouth guard, shin guards, sneakers/cleats and water. This camp will be located at the Turner Primary School, but drop off will be at the middle school gym and we will jog to the field like we do during regular season.  

 8/19-8/23 9am-2pm

Payment plan available: $75 deposit plus 1 payment of $45.00, paid every four weeks.
Willow Weaving Weekend
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Willow Weaving Weekend

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with Franklin County Adult Education

Calendar Oct 5, 2024

In this two day workshop you will make a round-base basket, otherwise known as stake-and-strand, traditional to much of Europe.  Learn to make the slath, two-rod twining, staking up, 3-rod waling, French randing, a waled border, and handles of your choice.  Take home a round-base basket to use for the rest of your life and the skills to make more.

The workshop is taught by Mary Lauren Fraser, who apprenticed with Karen Collins in northern Scotland. Mary has been weaving coffins for green burial and teaching basketry workshops throughout New England since 2015. Of Scottish heritage, she grew up and resides on the banks of the Connecticut River in today's western Massachusetts, on unceded Abenaki land. 

Date: October 5-6, Saturday 10:00 am to Sunday 4:00 pm

Cost: $400-500 sliding scale, meals and accommodation included (see registration form for more details)

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Acorn Processing Day
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Acorn Processing Day

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with Franklin County Adult Education

Calendar Oct 19, 2024 at 10 am

Acorns: the amazing, bountiful, ancient staple of humanity! But did you ever try eating a raw acorn? Yuck! However, it just takes some simple processing to transform acorns into a truly delicious grain-like (and gluten free) food. This is real food; we eat hundreds of pounds a year. As part of this day we honor indigenous cultures that have enjoyed acorns for thousands of years, and we investigate the potential of acorn to transform modern food systems and culture. We'll begin the day with harvesting and end with baking!

Date: Saturday, October 19, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Cost: $30-60 sliding scale

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AEM®/CEM® Prep Course
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AEM®/CEM® Prep Course


with MindEdge Instructor, MSAD#1 Adult & Community Education

The AEM®/CEM® Prep Course was designed in partnership with the International Association of Emergency Managers (IAEM). This course is designed for emergency management professionals seeking the AEM or CEM credential. The course walks learners through submitting an application and offers essay writing tips. Primarily, the course reviews key terms and concepts that may appear on the AEM/CEM exam. Learners can check their understanding throughout the course with interactive games, review checkpoints, and exams. Certified Emergency Managers provide expert commentary, using their knowledge and experience to guide learners through the course. Plus, learners can gauge their exam readiness with two full-length practice exams, which mirror the real AEM/CEM exam.

Please note that this course cannot be used to meet the AEM/CEM emergency management or general management training requirements at this time.

For more information click on this link.



with Woodfords Family Service, Franklin County Adult Education

Looking for in meaningful work? Children’s behavioral health services are vital to Maine’s Children with intellectual disabilities, autism and mental health disorders and their families. As an integral part of the child’s treatment team, a Certified Behavioral Health Professional (BHP has the opportunity to make an immediate impact while helping a child grow and develop to their full potential. We are excited to connect our community with this wonderful ONLINE training and certificate program. Th s training will prepare you for employment through local social service agencies and equip you to work with children who qualify for services. This program can be started at any time and finished at your own pace. You will complete 12 online modules, then three 4-hour live (in-person sessions. Once the modules are completed, you will receive free online blood borne pathogen training and Child and Adult First Aid & CPR Certification. In just 40 hours, our free remote training program can get you certified and on your way to a life changing profession. Must be a Maine resident, and at least 18 years old with a high school diploma (or equivalent to become certified. Location: Online for course details see Woodfords Family Services www.

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