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AKC Canine Good Citizen Class
with Amy Hebert, Gray-New Gloucester Adult & Community Education
For dogs with basic obedience skills already. We build on the basic skills and introduce new distractions to proof the dogs behavior. This class is a good starting point for future therapy dogs and on week 6 the AKC CGC test will be conducted, dogs passing the test will receive a title. Dogs must be 6 months of age or older. Copy of vaccinations, a 4-6 ft thin leash, and soft treats.
Lab fee: $120 paid to the teacher at the first class
AKC Star Puppy-Spring Session
with Amy Herbert, Lake Region & Fryeburg Area Adult Education
The AKC Star Puppy Class is for puppies 8 weeks to 10 months of age. In this class you will be able to get all your puppy training questions answered along with learning basic training skills such as walking nicely on leash, sit, down, and come when called. After attending all 6 classes the Star puppy test will be administered and upon passing your puppy will receive a new title and certificate. All puppies are welcome including mixed breeds.
Registration fee is per dog, not per person.
*Lab fee of $120 payable to instructor at start of class*
America's Boating Course
with Dave Field, Orono-Hampden-Old Town Adult Ed Partnership
This Penobscot Bay Sail & Power Squadron Course is designed to familiarize the student with the fundamentals of safe boating and to qualify for certification in most states that require boating education before operating a watercraft.
We'll talk about safety equipment, trip planning, navigation rules and aids, state and federal regulations, anchoring, emergencies, communications, trailering and knots/lines.
A $10.00 Power Squadron Fee will be payable to the instructor.
The course book can be also purchased (optional)from the instructor for $26.00.
Please contact us (862-6422) if you have any questions about this class and we will connect you with the instructor.
American Mah Jongg
with Beth Saidman, Wells-Ogunquit Adult Community Education
Challenge yourself by learning to play this mind-stimulating social table game for 3 or 4 players. It is much like gin rummy, using a set of checker-like tiles marked with Chinese symbols. Cost of Mah Jongg book and card is an additional $20 and available through Amazon. The instructor will provide information the first night of class. INSTRUCTOR: Beth Saidman is an avid Mah Jongg player and has been teaching for 18 years. She makes learning easy and fun.
American Mah Jongg Beginners II
with Sharon Ash Tancredi, LCSW, Scarborough Adult Learning Center
If you took Sharon’s beginner Mah Jongg or other beginner MJ classes in the past, then come to up your game a notch! Also perfect for anyone who has basic familiarity with American MJ, but feels they need more instruction or game play strategy. Advance your knowledge of the game, gain an understanding of defensive and offensive strategies, and strengthen your ability to pick hands. Become part of southern Maine’s welcoming MJ community. Bring your 2019 American MJ card which you can purchase from the National Mah Jongg League at nationalmahjonggleague.org.
Sharon Ash Tancredi is a social worker with a private practice in Portland. She’s been enthusiastically playing and teaching Mah Jongg for many years and loves spreading its joy.
Three Thurs, 6:30 to 8:30 pm
6/6 to 6/20/2019, $20, Limit: 12
Instructor: Sharon Ash Tancredi
American Red Cross Babysitter’s Training with Pediatric First Aid CPR
with Judith Emch, MSAD 52 Adult & Community Education
Students ages 11-15 will learn to make good decisions when caring for infants and children. Explore safety in a variety of situations and learn how to provide CPR plus First Aid in case of an emergency. Includes a nationally recognized certification, a take-home book & CD/ROM.
American Sign Language II
with Nieves Perez Besu, Orono-Hampden-Old Town Adult Ed Partnership
This new 6-week course will provide students with opportunities to practice more advanced conversational and fingerspelling skills. We'll also communicate in practical real-life contexts, increase vocabulary, improve ASL grammar skills, better understand facial expressions, improve fluency and build confidence.
Students should have previous experience in ASL.
This course is open to students 16 years of age and older,
American Sign Language Two 4/23
with Kandyleigh Provencher, Sanford Community Adult Education
ASL Two is even more fun - a continuation of ASL One. Learn more vocabulary in sentence structure for travel, animals, home environment and school. Vocabulary and assignments/activities will be handed out each class.