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Mozzarella and Ricotta Cheese


with Diana Mosher, MSAD #11 Adult Education

Calendar Oct 14, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

If you love cheese, sign up for this virtual one-night class! Learn to make ricotta and mozzarella cheese without any special tools or pans. We will supply the recipe with your class access before the class. A great way to learn at home and have home made cheese in your fridge!

***Please provide a current working email address when registering for this course. This class will occur via ZOOM, Google Meets, or WebEx and you will be sent a link prior to the first night of class. The technology requirements for this class are a tablet, smartphone, laptop, or a desktop computer with a microphone and camera.

Food Preservation - Fermentation - online


with Vina Lindley, Mid-Coast School of Technology Adult Education

Calendar Oct 15, 2020 at 5 pm, runs for 1 week

UMaine Extention Service provides this workshop, but, as of 9/1/2020, they are not permitting their instructors to set up training inside a building. We're now shifting the style of instruction to online via Zoom only. This workshop will teach you the steps to safe fermentation with a water bath canner. Participants will receive an emailed “Preserving the Harvest” food preservation packet, plus the recipe of the day, and learn the process of making their own sauerkraut through the wonders of fermentation. 

Cooking Sourdough Bread 10.15.20
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Cooking Sourdough Bread 10.15.20


with Bill Babb, Five Town CSD Adult & Community Education

There is nothing like the aroma of freshly baked sourdough bread unless it is enjoying a slice of freshly baked bread with butter shortly after coming out of the oven! Students will learn how to care for a sourdough starter, how to knead using two different techniques, and how to mix, shape and score the bread for baking. The instructor will demonstrate two ways to bake a loaf, using a cloche or a stone with steam in the oven, followed by a taste testing. Students will then shape, score and bake a loaf of their own in class. They will take home some sourdough culture (bring a 32 ounce container) for bread baking at home. A $5 ingredients fee is payable to the instructor at class.



with Paul Brown, Franklin County Adult Education

Calendar Oct 15, 2020 at 6 pm

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

Calendar Oct 15, 2020 at 6 pm

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. 

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with KATHY BAILLARGEON, Franklin County Adult Education

Calendar Oct 16, 2020 at 1 pm

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. 

Fall Soups and Breads


with JoAnne Wood, Mt. Desert Island Adult & Community Education

Calendar Oct 18, 2020 at 1 pm

Online class: In this series we will be making some of the instructor’s favorite hearty soups for fall. We will be making chicken pot pie stew with pie crust dippers, broccoli cheddar soup with black pepper biscuits, vegetarian curried lentil and sweet potato soup, and stuffed pepper soup with cheesy garlic toasts.

Upon registration you will receive a materials list.

Instructor Bio: JoAnne Wood has been teaching cooking classes for over 15 years. She graduated from California Culinary Academy and has worked as a pastry chef and owned her own dessert catering business.

Let's Soup - Chicken Noodle


with Bette Kersting Bell, Wells-Ogunquit Adult Community Education

Calendar Oct 19, 2020 at 10 am

Participants will have an opportunity to observe soup cooking techniques and enjoy the results. Lunch will include Homemade Chicken Noodle Soup, a bread item and a sweet treat. Drinks will be water or tea. recipes will be provided including instructions.

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