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TechHIRE Maine


with Spruce Mountain Adult Education

Calendar Sep 9, 2020

Are you interested in a career in Information Technology? 

TechHIRE is a program designed to recruit, assess, train and place young adults into Maine's in-demand IT industry in positions like computer support specialist, software, and health informatics.  

Completed training will result in credentials recognized by the IT industry.  This grant funded program provides a host of services to train young adults (between the ages of 17 and 29) as well as career changes who are looking to transition into IT roles at little to no-cost to the student!  Eligibility requirements do apply. 

For more information or to get started, please contact us today at 897-6406 or 

Exercise for Your Life


with Diana Ward, Windham/Raymond Adult Education

Calendar Current session started Sep 9, 2020 at 8:30 am, runs for 10 weeks

Start your day off right! Give yourself a gift this year of “Body RENEWAL.” You will look better, feel better, and your HEART will thank you. This dynamic exercise class is on-going! JOIN ANYTIME!

Outdoor, socially distanced locations will be utilized for each class until an indoor space can be secured

Instructor: Diana Ward
Section I: Mon, Wed, & Fri, 9/8 - 11/13, 8:30 - 9:30 AM
Location: TBD
Fee: $75 per section - No Senior Discount

Sunrise Circuit - Section 1


with Jenna Chase, Windham/Raymond Adult Education

Calendar Current session started Sep 11, 2020 at 6:15 am, runs for 8 weeks

Start the morning with some movement! Sunrise Circuit is great for all levels of fitness. This circuit style class will work your total body. Get your heart pumping, increase your strength and work on your core during this 45 minute class. All exercises will have a modification and a progression so you can make the most of your morning! No class week of 11/23.

Instructor: Jenna Chase
Section I: Fridays, 9/11 - 10/30, 6:15 - 7:00 AM
Section II: Fridays, 11/6 - 12/18, 6:15 - 7:00 AM
Location: Online
Section I Fee: $35
Section II Fee: $29

Adult Fitness


with Karen Dove, RSU 24 Adult Education

Calendar Sep 14, 2020 at 10 am, runs for 40 weeks

This class is being offered online using Zoom. After registering, our office will send you the link.

Here's everything to get YOU ready for your next phase of personal growth. Step aerobics using 4 or 6 inch steps or "step mats" (keeps you at ground level)...low impact to set your own intensity. Strength training with weights: meet your own needs for bone density and isolated muscle work to maintain a stronger you. Students should have their own weights and floor mats.

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Tai Chi


with Dianne Mros, Marshwood Adult & Community Education

Calendar Sep 14, 2020 at 4 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Dianne Mros 

Practice slow movements to help relieve tension, improve balance, and promote overall fitness. Develop breathing techniques to promote calmness and beneficial energy levels. Participants may want to bring a lawn chair, water, and a facemask for chatting before and after class. Class meets at the Great Works School on Academy Street. 4:00pm-5:00pm, Four Monday Sessions September 15-October 5 with a rain date of October 19. 

Course Fee: $50


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Sahaja Yoga


with Jerry Mayfield, Kittery Adult Education

Calendar Sep 14, 2020 at 7 pm, runs for 4 weeks

This is a virtual only class. Upon registration you will receive a link to attend virtually using Zoom meetings online.

Please note the time change from the printed paper brochure. Below is the correct time for this class.

Sahaja Yoga is a unique method of meditation developed by H.H.Mataji Nirmala Devi (1923-2011). Through this process, one becomes balanced and integrated mentally, emotionally, physically and spiritually. In this class you will learn chakra clearing techniques using natural elements and affirmations that will deepen the meditation experience.  Sahaja Yoga does not require physical exerciese and no previous experience is necessary. Jerry voluntarily shares Sahaja Yoga.  

4 Monday Sessions

Sept. 14- Oct. 5, 7-8:15 p.m.

Course Fee: Free, pre-registration is required

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Hunter Safety Information

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with MSAD#1 Adult & Community Education

Calendar Sep 15, 2020

Adult Ed is unable to host in person hunter safety training at this time.  However, we are exicted to inform you that the state of Maine has revised requirements in light of the pandemic restrictions. The entire course can now be completed ONLINE!

This applies to both firearms and crossbow training. 


Participants 16 or older can complete the firearms hunter safety course online at and will be provided a voucher upon completion of the online exam to purchase a firearms hunting license. The cost $19.95

Youth are not required to have a firearms certificate to hunt with an adult.   You may obtain a permit at city hall for $8 to register to hunt with an adult.

Students 10-15 years of age can complete the firearms hunter safety course online at and will be provided a voucher upon completion of the online exam to then attend the required skills and exam day. In the skills and exam session students must demonstrate to the instructor that they can safely handle a firearm, participate in activities, bring in a survival kit with appropriate contents and pass a 50-question test with a grade of at least 70%. Students must complete the online course and provide voucher number to register for the Skills and Exam Day. Students must also bring the voucher to the first class.


To be eligible to purchase a crossbow hunting permit, any person (16 years of age and older) must provide satisfactory evidence of the following: successful completion of an archery hunting education program or a firearms hunter safety course AND successful completion of a crossbow hunting education program (there is no set order in which the courses must be taken) OR proof of having previously held any valid hunting license and a valid permit or license that authorized the use of a crossbow (that is not a junior hunting license or an apprenticeship hunter license).

The crossbow course takes approximately 3 hours and requires that students complete the knowledge portion of the course online and pass a test with a grade of at least 80%. The fee for the online course is $30.00. Please visit to complete the online course. Once students complete the online course, they will receive a digital certificate, which includes a certificate number that can be used to purchase a crossbow permit online or from a licensing agent. Note: a valid Maine firearms or archery license is required to purchase a crossbow permit.

Margaret Chase Smith Library Book Club


with David Richards, RSU 54/MSAD 54 Adult and Community Education

Calendar Sep 15, 2020

Are you looking for something to do during the pandemic? How about joining a book discussion group from the convenience of your own home? The Margaret Chase Smith Library has shifted its book series online via Zoom since April with success. We read local authors over the summer and will shift to classics of American Literature in the fall.

We will meet virtually on the third Tuesdays from September through December at 6:30 PM.

The schedule will be

  • Huck Finn by Mark Twain on September 15
  • The Red Badge of Courage by Stephen Crane on October 20
  • Call of the Wild by Jack London on November 17
  • My Antonia by Willa Cather on December 15.

All of the books will be accessible in a variety of formats online via the Project Gutenberg website.

To register and receive the Zoom information, please contact the Library at or 474-7133.

We hope you are doing well and will decide to join the group.

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