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Estate and Long-Term Care Planning


with James Pross, Esq., RSU16 Adult Education

Calendar May 15, 2024 at 5:30 pm

The time to plan is now! Should you have a Power of Attorney? What should you consider when drafting a will, making gifts, or transferring assets? Sometimes our actions can have unintended consequences. Laws, regulations, and healthcare issues surrounding the elderly are complicated. Come learn the facts and what to consider as you plan for the future. Jim is an attorney from the Elder Law Offices of Kienitz & Pross, PA.



with TBA ..., Sacopee Valley Adult & Community Education

Calendar May 16, 2024 at 4 pm, runs for 1 week

History says that the Amish began arriving in Maine in the mid-1990s, buying reasonably-priced farmlands to practice their faith and raise their families. In the Sacopee area, there is a growing Amish Community on the Porter Plain off of South Hiram Road. You have most likely noticed the bicycles and horse-drawn wagons in our area and enjoyed fresh, delicious products from the First Fruits Produce Market on South Hiram Road. One of their newest community-friendly businesses is the Rise and Shine Greenhouses and Nursery with beautiful hanging baskets, ready to plant flowers, both annuals and perennials, vegetable and herb starts, and a full line of nursery products. Other ventures in the community include multiple sawmills providing rough-cut lumber, a furniture shop, an insulation business, a harness shop, and an egg farm. Join us and learn more about this unique and peaceful community. No fees or donations are expected. You are welcome to make purchases from the Greenhouse; cash or check only. The Meeting place is located inside the Amish Community of Porter Plains at the Rise and Shine Greenhouses. Please note: This tour is to discuss our overall community. We will not be going to each property. Please pre-register as space is limited.

Located at North Wind Road off of South Hiram Road.

Full Course
Dog & Cat First Aid
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Dog & Cat First Aid


with Jessica Steele, RSU #3 Adult & Community Education

Calendar May 16, 2024 at 5 pm, runs for 1 week

This training is to teach participants how to be prepared for emergencies that involve a cat or dog. The training will combine videos, lectures, interactive discussion, and hands-on practical's.  By the end of training    participants will be able to do or understand the following:  What goes into a pet first aid kit, What is the normal physical condition, behaviors and habits of your pet, Identify a normal heart rate, breathing rate and temperature, How to safely approach an ill or injured cat or dog, How to capture and restrain a cat and muzzle a dog, Demonstrate how to perform bandaging for soft tissue injuries, Care for fractures including head and neck injuries, Learn how to care for an animal with heat/cold related emergencies, Check for breathing and cardiac emergencies and Understand how to give rescue breathing and perform CPR for a dog or cat.  Must be 18.    

Wildflower Walk at Fuller Farm Preserve


with Amy Witt, Horticulturist, Scarborough Adult Education

Calendar May 16, 2024 at 5:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Are you curious to learn more about the wildflowers and trees that make their home in the Maine woods? Come and meet the native wildflowers and trees along the trail at Scarborough's Fuller Farm Preserve. Our walk will incorporate plant folklore, identification, and the gifts that each plant has to share. Your instructor, Amy, is passionate about nature, plants, and all things connected to Mother Nature. She is a Naturalist, Horticulturist, and the Director of Earth Walkers.

Full Course

Lets Get Ready to GARDEN! - Class 5


with Amy Wentworth, Noble Adult & Community Education

Calendar May 16, 2024 at 6 pm

Class 5 in the "Let's Get Ready to GARDEN" series

Have you been wanting to start a garden but aren't sure how to get started? Have your prior attempts at growing turned brown? If you've gardened before or not, would you like to plan your garden with a group of fellow plant and dirt lovers?

We will savor seed catalogs and packets, discuss various options for planting and garden design for whatever your situation. We will plan for starting seeds, purchasing plants, and transplanting. The class will cover the basics of garden care through the growing season, address individual questions/situations, and provide resources for you to continue your gardening adventures. There may even be some seedling swapping and a forum for celebrations and support outside of class.

Class 5 will go over:
Seedlings! Care and Planning for Planting

• Check in on their started seeds. Any challenges will be discussed
   for problem solving.
• Learn about direct seeding (outdoors).
• Learn about transitioning their seedlings outdoors.
• Develop a plan for their own growing spaces considering plant size
   at maturity, growing habits and plant needs.

Participants will be provided with Extension Office recommended practices for garden safety and hygiene and information the county Extension office and resources (soil testing, pest id, and more).

Want to take the full series? Visit "Let's Get Ready to GARDEN" to register. Save $10 if you take the full series!

Ryan Home Pizza Party & Story Time!
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Ryan Home Pizza Party & Story Time!


with The Ryan Home Project Noble Adult & Community Education, Noble Adult & Community Education

Calendar May 17, 2024 at 5 pm

The Ryan Home Project is proud to present their inagural:
Ryan Home Pizza Party & Story Time!

This pizza party/story time, along with book pre-orders, is to raise funds for The Ryan Home Project, which is a program that supports displaced studentsin the Noble School District. We are also working in conjunction with theNoble Adult and Community Education (NACE) program!

Matt Tavares is a New York Times bestselling author/illustrator of children’sbooks. We have included a list of his most popular books that are currentlyavailable for purchase that Matt has illustrated and many he has also written.

These books are available for pre-order and can be picked up at the event. The Ryan Home Project will receive 40% of the sales for anybooks ordered during this pre-order!

This free event will include a drawing presentation and a reading by Matt Tavares of one of his personal books. Matt will also be available to autographyour purchased books. Bring a blanket or quilt to sit on. Pajamas are always welcome! No inflatable splease!

** Book Pre-Orders are due Friday, March 29th

The Order Form with “Books Available” is attached along with the event flyer for dates/times. You can either print the order form to fill out or fill it out digitally. Please return the order form to your student’s teacher and download the flyer for reminders of dates and email.

Order Form Download Here

Event Flier Download Here

We will have pizza, snacks, and beverages available for purchase at the beginning of the event. If you plan to purchase pizza, please email by Wednesday, May 15th with the number of children and adults coming so we will be sure to have enough food availablefor everyone.

If you can’t attend the event, any books purchased can be sent home with yourstudent through their classroom.

Supporting unaccompanied youth from North Berwick,
Berwick and Lebanon, ME

Dunstan Cemetery Walk


with Ron Romano, Scarborough Adult Education

Calendar May 18, 2024 at 12 pm, runs for 1 week
1 additional session on May 18, 2024

Scarborough's Dunstan Cemetery holds a great collection of early 1800s slate grave markers from the shop of our region's first stonecutter, Bartlett Adams. Additional interesting monuments in marble and zinc, plus a few surprises, can also be found. You'll see what the best that Dunstan has to offer on this guided walk with cemetery historian and author Ron Romano. This walk is on even ground, but wear comfortable shoes as we will stroll the cemetery for about an hour. Held rain or shine, unless there is extreme weather. Maximum 20 participants per tour. Parking information will be shared before the walk. 

Wild Greens for the Common Table
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Wild Greens for the Common Table

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with Chris Knapp, Franklin County Adult Education

Calendar May 19, 2024 at 10 am

Come feast on the wild abundance of spring!  We will spend the day on identification, wise harvest, and cooking of multiple wild plants that grace the springtime table.  Ever eat a tree-leaf salad, nettle stir-fry or knotweed pie?  Come learn how and see how partnering with the wild can bring health, happiness, and hope.  We will provide a mostly-foraged lunch.

Date: Saturday, May 13, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Pay Instructor when you get to class.

Cost: $30-80 sliding scale

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