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Yoga & Meditation MAR 11-APRIL 8


with Karen Vasil-Busch, MSAD 52 Adult & Community Education

Calendar Mar 11, 2024 at 5:30 pm, runs for 5 weeks

Discover how yoga harmonizes body and mind by practicing yoga postures (asana) followed by meditation. This wonderful class is led by a yoga practitioner, Ayurvedic practitioner and Licensed Massage Therapist with certification in Positive Neuroplasticity, taking in the good meditation teaching. Yoga mat, and props are helpful but are not necessary. A great class for beginners or anyone wanting to deepen their practice.

Classes are via Zoom. MONDAYS 5:30-6:30pm 



Disney, Here we Come!


with Audrey Kimball, York Adult Education

Calendar Mar 11, 2024 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Disney Planning with Audrey Kimball from Academy Travel.  Are you dreaming of a trip to one of the Disney Parks?  Join Audrey Kimball for this free one-night class on planning the perfect Disney vacation to fit your family and your budget.  Audrey is an official Disney Vacation Planner and she has all the inside information about how to make the most of your trip.  In this session, you will learn about how to take advantage of Disney's special offers, how to schedule your days in the parks, and which resort and dining options work best for your vacation.  

Gentle Moderate Mindful Yoga


with Nancy Kristiansen, Windham/Raymond Adult Education

Calendar Mar 12, 2024 at 5:30 pm, runs for 6 weeks
2 additional sessions through Apr 30, 2024

Please join us for the experience of breathing and stretching in this Mindful Yoga class. This practice of yoga can help rewire or reshape our brain and improve the quality of our life experiences. In this gentle-moderate class, we move mindfully through a series of postures designed to increase flexibility and build strength while encouraging a connection between movement and breath. Please dress comfortably and bring a yoga mat!



Beekeeping Basics


with Joseph Barberi, Kittery Adult Education

Calendar Mar 12, 2024 at 6 pm

This course is intended for anyone who has decided to start the rewarding hobby of beekeeping and will be receiving their first bees soon. The class is also beneficial to beekeepers who are entering their second or third years of beekeeping and wish to gain more knowledge and improve their skills. The focus of the classes will be to familiarize the new beekeepers with the equipment and tasks that they will encounter as they begin their beekeeping journey. We will discuss the proper installation, inspection, care of a colony of bees, and demonstrate the use of the necessary equipment. A review of a calendar year in the life of a beekeeper, including Pest monitoring, management and treatments will also be a crucial part of the class.

Tuesday, March 12, 6-8:30pm.


Boat America


with David Eastwood, Boothbay Region Adult & Community Education

Calendar Mar 12, 2024 at 6 pm, runs for 2 weeks

This is the course that meets Maine’s requirements for people born on or after Jan.1, 1999 to operate boats inland and coastal waters. Learn boating skills from experienced boaters who patrol midcoast coastal waters from Small Point to Port Clyde. TOPICS INCLUDE: Introduction to Boating: types of power boats, boating terms, sailboats paddle boats, and engine types. Boating Laws: Boat registration, regulations, hull identification numbers, required safety equipment, Federal boating laws, state boating laws, and reporting accidents. Safety Equipment: life jackets, fire extinguishers, sound-producing devices, visual distress signals, anchors, and other safety equipment. Safe Operation and Navigation: buoys and beacons, aids to navigation, navigation rules, docking, and the dangers of alcohol on the water. Boating Emergencies: hypothermia, boating accidents, man overboard, capsizing, emergency radio calls, carbon monoxide dangers, and weather. Trailering: types of trailers, lights, hitches, towing a trailer. Sports and Boating: water-skiing, hunting and hunting gear, personal watercraft operation, and other boating tips. New Maine Boating Law: to operate a boat over 25 hp, on inland and coastal waters persons born on or after Jan. 1, 1999 must have taken an in-person Boat America course, pass an exam, have the state’s Boat America card, and be registered in the Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife data base. Completing this course satisfies the requirements.

Grow a Better Vegetable Garden; 3. Composting


with Barbara Murphy, MSAD#44 Adult & Continuing Ed

Calendar Mar 13, 2024 at 5:30 pm

Do you want to learn how to grow a vegetable garden? Already have a vegetable garden but want to make it better? Join Barbara Murphy, Master Gardener for one or all of the eight series she will be teaching this spring! 

Gardening is composed of many tasks repeated seasonally or more frequently. In this course we will discuss the big topics that will help all vegetable gardens from beginner to well-established thrive.

This third session: Composting will cover the importance that a good compost can play as a key role in your garden's success! However, creating "black gold" is challenging. Thank goodness there are many ways to achieve a good result. Barbara Murphy is incredibly knowledgeable and energetic when it comes to compost. You will be too after this class! 

This class is one in a series of eight different topics that will be covered before it's time to dig in to the soil. Take one, or take all of them! Registration for each is separate. 

Instructor: Barbara Murphy

When: Wednesday, March 13th

Time: 5:30-7:00 p.m.

Where: Telstar High School


Cardio, Core & More!


with Jenna Chase, Windham/Raymond Adult Education

Calendar Mar 13, 2024 at 6:15 pm, runs for 6 weeks
2 additional sessions through May 1, 2024

During this class you will hit multiple muscle groups and burn calories in a workout that is designed to strengthen the cardiovascular system, tone muscles and boost balance, flexibility and endurance. Everyone can work at their own pace and fitness level. There will be progressions and regressions for each exercise. The goal is to leave sweaty, with a smile and feeling empowered! Please bring your own exercise mat and a set of hand weights. Water is also highly encouraged!



Leavitt Baseball Spring Training Ages 12-14


with Chris Cifelli, MSAD 52 Adult & Community Education

Calendar Mar 13, 2024 at 6:30 pm

Get ready for the upcoming season by joining the Leavitt Baseball team and getting a jump start on your game!

Training will be held on Wednesday evenings and will include two sessions that run for 45 minutes per age group. Players need to bring their own bat & helmet.

AGES 12-14: 7:15-8:00pm 

MARCH 13, 20, 27 & APRIL 3 & 10 $50

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