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Awareness Through Movement - The Feldenkrais Method - Session 2
with Dianne Daniels, MSAD #40 Adult Education
The Feldenkrais Method is a type of neuromuscular re-education that will enable your body to do more than it has in years. These gentle movement sequences will help you work through chronic muscular or joint pain. This is not an exercise class, so loose fitting or stretchy casual clothes are appropriate. Please bring a mat and two thick towels to class.
Babysitters Training Course
with Katy Genthner, MSAD #40 Adult Education
Learn the skills and techniques necessary to be a responsible, competent and fun babysitter in a one-day class. This course will cover such topics as: child care essentials, the proper response and handling of emergency situations, behavior management, safety for the sitter, and babysitting as a business. Students should bring a lunch and a snack. Please do not bring any electronics or phones. For students ages 11-14. A certificate is issued upon successful completion of the course. Register EARLY – this class fills up quickly!
Please note: School should be out by June 25th. Hardship discounts are available, call us.
"ME Suicide Prevention Program"
with Laurie Cavanaugh, Oak Hill Adult & Community Education
"Maine Suicide Prevention Program: Education, Resources & Support - It's Up to ALL of Us"
Presented by Laurie Cavanaugh, CPSP, Regional Parent Support Coordinator
Suicide is a significant concern in Maine and nationwide, but we can do something about it. Come learn more about what you can do to prevent suicide. The goals of the workshop are to heighten awareness about suicide in Maine and beyond. Increate the ability to speak openly about suicide; provide information about the risks and protective factors associated with suicide, teach what warning signs and clues to look for; teach skills to intervene when concerned someone might be considering suicide; and provide helpful resources for participants.
5 Secrets of Confident Conversation: Networking
with Bonnie Gross, York Adult & Community Education
If you feel uncomfortable and shy at networking events, in meetings, and or at social functions, then this workshop is for you. Gain skills and confidence in - how to act, what to say, and how to make a great impression Learn how to project confidence in business and social situations
How to enter a room full of strangers
Make people want to listen to what you have to say!
Enter a room so that people want to talk to you
Introductions and how to remember names (including your own!)
How to start a conversation and what to talk about when you don’t know what to say
What to say (and do) in difficult situations, such as pronouncing a name incorrectly
Say goodbye so that people remember you!
Look good socially! (my foolproof formula)
80's & 90's Dance Aerobics - Session III
with Tony's Dance Studio Staff, RSU 1 Adult Education
Move, groove and sing along to the hits of the 80’s and 90’s. Join us for a 45 minute fun workout that packs a punch! Dance Aerobics can improve symptoms of depression, strengthen your heart and lungs, help lower your cholesterol, improve your immune function, and lower your blood pressure. You will leave feeling the effects of a great training session with a skilled instructor.
A Field Course in Old Barns
with Les Fossel, MSAD #40 Adult Education
This is a course for people who have an old barn(that perhaps needs repairs), want an old barn, or just loveold barns! The emphasis will be on practical ways to maintainyour old barn at an affordable cost. The first session is in theclassroom. After that, meetings will be held in the old barnsof class members. There will be as many sessions as arerequired to visit the barns of class members who want theirbarns visited (by no more than 12 people). This course isco-sponsored by the Morris Farm Trust in Wiscasset.
The last class will be a potluck supper at theinstructor’s house, where class members can see theinstructor’s cabinetmaking shop and barns, and delve into hisreference library on early buildings (one of the very best inMaine).NOTE: Following the first class, the day and time offuture classes will be determined by class members in a wayto accommodate as many individual schedules as possible.
Les Fossel is one of Maine’s foremost experts on earlybuildings. His award-winning business has specialized in preservingour early buildings for 42 years. He has lectured throughout Maineand the Northeast, including as a faculty member for the Universityof Southern Maine. More information on his business enterprises isavailable at: www.oldhouserestoration.com.
A to Z Grant Writing
with ed 2go, Kittery Adult Education
Ed2go online class!
A to Z Grant Writing - $115, various start dates
A to Z Grant Writing is an invigorating and informative course that will equip you with the skills and tools you need to enter the exciting field of grant writing! You'll learn how to raise needed funds by discovering how and where to look for potential funders who are a good match for your organization. You'll also learn how to network and develop true partnerships with a variety of funders, how to organize a successful grant writing campaign, and how to put together a complete proposal package.
This course speaks mainly to nonprofit organizations, schools, religious institutions, and municipalities seeking grants from foundation, corporate, government, and individual donors. It's also an excellent primer for individuals wishing to become grant writing consultants or community grant writing volunteers.
Many of this course's elements also easily translate to the for-profit field and to individual artists, and material specifically designed for businesses and individuals is included. No matter who you are or what level of experience you have, you'll find the A to Z of writing and submitting successful proposals here!
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A Visit With Ida
with Susan Poulin, MSAD #11 Adult Education
Ida LeClair, the star of “Ida: Woman Who Runs With the Moose,” “Ida’s Havin’ a Yard Sale!” and “A Very Ida Christmas”, has been called “the funniest woman in Maine.”
She will crack you up with her insights into love, friendship and the Pine Tree State of mind. Guaranteed to put you in touch with your “innah Mainah,” Ida has Moxie, and she’s not afraid to drink it! Be forewarned: in the words of one concerned audience member, “You really should have “Depends” by the door for some of us!”
Books will be available for purchase.
Ida is the brain child of award winning writer and performer Susan Poulin. Selected by Portland Magazine as one of the Ten Most Intriguing People in Maine, Susan has been creating and touring her original theatrical productions since 1992.
Her work has been supported by the NH State Council on the Arts, the Maine Arts Commission and the Maine Humanities Council. Susan is also a popular keynote speaker, and has brought her humor and insight to presentations for a wide variety of organizations.
As her alter-ego Ida, Susan writes the popular Maine humor blog and podcast, Just Ask Ida, and is the author of Finding Your Inner Moose and The Sweet Life. The Portsmouth Herald says "she has a well-developed funny bone that gets her through life, and gets you to fall in love with her, and all she holds dear.....Poulin has unquestionably created a truly endearing and enduring character.”
Formore on Ida, please visit her website: http://idaswebsite.com