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Beginners Stand Up Paddleboard (SUP) Basics and Tour

$56

with Cheryl Mazanec, Marshwood Adult & Community Education

Calendar Jun 13, 2024 at 5 pm
2 additional sessions through Aug 14, 2024

Learn to SUP with a Maine Registered Guide in a quiet Estuary in Kittery Point, Maine. No experience necessary however must be able to swim. Please wear clothing that you can move comfortably in, can get wet, and will dry quickly. We will review the basics of a SUP, safety precautions related to tidal waters, the importance of Boating Laws in Maine as related to the SUP as a vessel, and how to safely launch your SUP. All equipment included: Paddleboard, Paddle, leash, and Coast Guard Approved (PFD) Personal Flotation Device with whistle

Beginners Stand Up Paddleboard (SUP) Basics and Tour.

$56

with Cheryl Mazanec, Kittery Adult Education

Calendar Jun 13, 2024 at 5 pm
2 additional sessions through Aug 14, 2024

Learn to SUP with a Maine Registered Guide in a quiet Estuary in Kittery Point, Maine. No experience necessary however must be able to swim. Please wear clothing that you can move comfortably in, can get wet, and will dry quickly. We begin our evening with reviewing The Basics of a SUP,  the equipment being used, all safety precautions related to tidal waters, the importance of Boating Laws in Maine as related to the SUP as a vessel, and how to safely launch your SUP, how to enter and exit every body of water, and review wet suit/dry suit benefits. Basic SUP (Five) Paddle strokes are reviewed on land and in the water. After mastering initial safe entry on your SUP and have learned to paddle, we take a short tour of this local estuary and enjoy some local Maine history and perhaps get a glimpse of local Maine Birds. Open to Beginners with all equipment included: Paddleboard, Paddle, leash, and Coast Guard Approved (PFD) Personal Flotation Device with whistle. Limited to 6. Class Meets at Cutts Island Trail/Rachel Carson Wildlife Refuge at 3 Seapoint Road in Kittery Point, Maine. Parking along side of road.

Thursday, June 13, 5-6:30pm or

Tuesday, July 30, 6-7:30pm or

Wednesday, Aug. 14, 6-7:30 pm

Registration fee: $56

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Lets Get Ready to GARDEN! - Class 6

$15

with Amy Wentworth, Noble Adult & Community Education

Calendar Jun 13, 2024 at 6 pm

Class 6 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 6 will go over:
"Gonna Make This Garden Grow!" Care of the summer garden.

• Learn fundamentals of plant and garden care through
   the growing season.
• Learn about succession and companion planting, pruning and trellising,
   weeding and deadheading, pests and pest control, composting
   and harvesting.

Non-chemical weed and pest management methods will be discussed. Participants will be provided with Extension Office approved information on pest and weed control, garden hygiene and composting.

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

Oyster Farm & Complimentary Tasting Sea Kayak Tour

$95

with Alice Bean Andrenyak, Merrymeeting Community & Adult Education

Calendar Jun 14, 2024 at 8 am, runs for 1 week

Paddle during our 3 hour sea kayak tour and learn about Maine's Aquaculture industry. We will learn about lobstering, clamming, fishing and we'll stop at Mere Point Oyster Company's strings to learn about oyster farming. We will head to an island to land for a break for snacks that you brought and to learn to shuck oysters before the complimentary tasting. Oyster sauces include lemon juice, chipotle Tabasco sauce and Alice's Famous Maine Blueberry Mignonette sauce. Weather conditions unsafe for paddling will cancel the trip. June 14, 2024.

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Hornet Pride YOUTH Basketball Camp

$60

with Michael Hathaway, MSAD 52 Adult & Community Education

Calendar Jun 24, 2024 at 8 am, runs for 1 week

This camp is for boys entering GRADES 4-6.

The focus will be on developing fundamental skills and having fun while learning the game from the LAHS Basketball coaching staff and players.

MONDAY JUNE 24 to THURSDAY JUNE 27 8-9:30am

Mushroom Walk

$45

with David Spahr, Merrymeeting Community & Adult Education

Calendar Jul 14, 2024 at 1 pm, runs for 1 week
1 additional session on Aug 11, 2024

Join seasoned forager David Spahr on an immersive mushroom hunt, exploring habitats, structures, and safe foraging practices. Uncover surprises in each walk, shaped by season and location. Suitable for all ages (8-15 with a registered parent), this moderate-difficulty hike promises an exciting, educational adventure. Require Supply List: Notebook and pen to take notes, sensible clothing and footwear, water, snack and bug repellant. A basket or bags are optional. NOTE: This class will start with an outdoor talk at the waterfront followed by the walking portion.

Katahdin Summit Full Moon Camping and Hiking
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Katahdin Summit Full Moon Camping and Hiking

$250

with Chris Toy, Merrymeeting Community & Adult Education

Calendar Jul 21, 2024 at 8 am, runs for 1 week

Experienced hikers and campers prepare and plan to join up to 8 adventurers to summit Maine's tallest peak with Registered Maine Guide Chris Toy. You must be able to hike for 4 hours with a 20 pound pack while gaining 2000 feet in elevation to sign up for this trip. *The trip will take three days and two nights. The dates are approximate depending on when reservations are available. Summiting is not guaranteed and will depend on weather conditions. *Payable by check only. Call to register.

Maine Open Farm Day
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Maine Open Farm Day

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with Chris Knapp, Franklin County Adult Education

Calendar Jul 28, 2024 at 11 am

Visit the working homestead and education center of Maine Local Living School on Open Farm Day! We will lead tours of the campus including the ice house, root cellar, greenhouse and gardens, solar food dehydrator, animal barn, and the classroom/workshop. Visitors will learn about and interact with earth-friendly systems including rainwater collection and solar water heating, rocket stoves and outdoor kitchens, composting toilets, and alternative building construction. Visitors will also have the opportunity to put their hands to work on a homestead project and try cookies made with acorn flour. Free and open to the public.

Date: Sunday, July 28, 11:00 am - 3:00 pm





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