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"Clean" Cleaners for Your Home
with Heather Emerson, MSAD #40 Adult Education
Have you tried to read the back of your householdcleaning products lately? Most are filled with toxic ingredientsthat clean our homes but harm our health. In this make and takeclass, participants will lean how to make 4 different cleanersthat work great but are made with everyday ingredients rightfrom the pantry. Instructor will provide all materials and takehome containers.
A to Z Grant Writing
with ed 2go, Kittery Adult Education
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.
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A Walk Through Time and Nature Along Maine's Appalachian Trail
with Dave Field, Orono-Hampden-Old Town Adult Ed Partnership
Dave Field, Overseer of Lands for the Maine Appalachian Trail Club and Trail worker in Maine for 64 years will tell the amazing story of how the Appalachian Trail was scouted and built through Maine from 1925-1937, why and how more than half of the original Trail was relocated from 1970-1990, and the 40-year challenge of finding protection for the surroundings of the Trail. All of this will be illustrated with a walk, south to north, that emphasizes the beauty of the Trail and the plants, animals and geography along the path.
A's, B's, C's, and D's of Medicare
with Alan Minthorn, York Adult Education
This course provides a thorough overview of how to transition into senior health insurance (Medicare). Items covered: SSA forms; the “parts” of Medicare; timelines - how and when to apply; avoiding penalties and pitfalls; how to shop for plans.
with Bess Cutler, Kittery Adult Education
Go beyond the Literal. Explore abstraction through progressive weekly fun exercises and projects. For all levels. All media: drawing, painting, collage, mixed media. Feedback and group discussions about the work. Exposure to contemporary work and ideas from Matisse to now. Bring to class: materials list supplied at registration.
Thursday, Oct. 17- Nov. 14, 6-8 p.m., 5 sessions
Course Fee: $67
Acadia National Park: Autumn Adventure
with Kelli Park, RSU5 Community Programs
Let’s explore the beauty of Acadia National Park with the gorgeous fall colors, without the crowds! Our first stop at Sand Beach will include a picnic lunch provided by a local deli (with desserts from a local bakery!), followed by a leisurely cruise along Park Loop Road with stops at Thunder Hole and Otter Cliffs. Discovery the beauty of the sheer cliffs and ocean vistas as we make our way through the park, enjoying the scenery during peak foliage season! Let’s visit Jordan Pond House, where we’ll savor the view AND the popovers (an unlimited supply!), and then head to the summit of Cadillac Mountain for a bird’s eye view of Mount Desert Island. We’ll make a quick stop in Bar Harbor to check out the shops and galleries before we call it a day. This is one day in Acadia you won’t want to miss, so relax and enjoy the ride! Included in cost: lunch from a local deli and bakery (drink, sandwich, chips & desserts), park entrance fees, drink & unlimited popovers at Jordan Pond House. Dinner in Bar Harbor not included in cost. Please dress appropriately for the weather and bring extra layers, comfortable walking shoes, water and snacks, if you choose. We will be using a coach bus for transportation, equipped with a restroom. This trip is family-friendly. Bring your sense of adventure!
Demand for accounting professionals currently exceeds supply. If you're interested in increasing your financial awareness while also gaining a marketable skill, this course is for you. You'll learn the basics of double-entry bookkeeping, as well as how to analyze and record financial transactions. You'll get hands-on experience with handling accounts receivable, accounts payable, payroll procedures, sales taxes, and various common banking activities. We'll cover all the bases, from writing checks to preparing an income statement and closing out accounts at the end of each fiscal period. Whether you're a sole proprietor looking to manage your business finances or you simply want to gain an understanding of accounting basics for career advancement or for personal use, this course will give you a solid foundation in financial matters.
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