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Voice Overs


with Such a Voice, York Adult Education

Calendar Nov 3, 2022 at 6:30 pm
1 additional session on Apr 20, 2023

In what could be the most enlightening 2 hours you’ve ever spent, this class will show you how you can actually begin using your speaking voice for commercials, films, videos, and more. Most people go about it the wrong way. In this introductory class, you will learn about a unique, outside the box way to break into this creative, fulfilling, and potentially lucrative industry. Voice-overs can be managed on your own terms, on your own turf, in your own time, and with minimal overhead! Whether you choose to pursue voice-overs part-time or full-time, this could be the game changer you’ve been looking for.

O Chair Yoga In person - 6-week following the school system


with Melanie Spencer, Orono-Hampden-Old Town Adult Ed Partnership

Calendar Nov 4, 2022 at 10 am, runs for 6 weeks

Chair Yoga In person - 6-week following the school system This in-person, noon time class practiced in a chair offers mind and body benefits without having to get up and off the floor or even changing into Yoga clothes. Enjoy a “pick me up” at home or at your office by using structural techniques to improve your range of motion, relax tight or overused muscles and release tension from the mind.

Instructor: Michelle Spencer

Starts: Friday - starting November 4  10:00 - 11:00am

Cost: $62

O Yoga infused Pilates on and off the Mat! - In-Person -6 weeks


with Melanie Spencer, Orono-Hampden-Old Town Adult Ed Partnership

Calendar Nov 4, 2022 at 11 am, runs for 6 weeks

Yoga infused Pilates on and off the Mat! - In-Person Strength is important. It allows us to perform all the activities we love for the rest of our lives. By focusing on our core, we can access the muscles that support our bodies. "Studying the practice founded by Joseph Pilates, we look at how to incorporate these movements and exercises into a yoga/Pilates fusion class that will strengthen the body, increase flexibility and improve our balance. Classes can be done with body weight exercises or with light weights if you would like to bring your own. Some exercise bands will be available to use as well.

Instructor: Michelle Spencer

Starts: Friday - starting November 4 11:00 - 12:00 Cost: $62

Location: Keith Anderson Building, Orono



with Mary Schwoerer, Wells-Ogunquit Adult Community Education

Calendar Nov 5, 2022 at 9 am, runs for 4 weeks

Yoga Nidra literally means “yogic sleep”. This ancient technique uses guided meditations to bring you into deep states of conscious relaxation. Yoga Nidra is an effective method for relieving stress; easing anxiety. It is a systematic practice of moving awareness from our external world to the inner world; allowing the body and; mind to restore, rest, heal deeply. Yoga Nidra is done lying down in stillness while the instructor guides you. Please arrive on ZOOM with a yoga mat, chair, water bottle, comfortable clothing, pillow, and blanket for a restorative experience you will delight in. CLASS WILL BE VIA ZOOM


Behavioral Health Professional Training & Certificate Program (BHP) SAT NOV 5 & 19


with Wendy Enright, MSAD 52 Adult & Community Education

Calendar Nov 5, 2022 at 9 am

Our community is looking for individuals who want to make a difference in a child’s life. A Certified Behavioral Health Professional (BHP) makes an impact on a child while helping them learn to grow and develop. This ONLINE training program will equip you with ways to help children who are currently on a wait list for services and will also prepare you for employment through local social services agencies.

Work at your own pace completing 12 online modules prior to attending three 4-hour live sessions, including the new ethics and boundaries training. Once the modules and live sessions are completed, you will receive links to bloodborne pathogen training and virtual First Aid & CPR training. The entire program requirements will take about 45 hours to complete. Any individual who will be 18 years of age or older upon completion of the course may register.

MSAD 52 & Woodfords are partnering to offer this course • $25 administrative fee.



Please call 225-1010 or email Tricia for more information!



with Deborah Lipsky, Sacopee Valley Adult & Community Education

Calendar Nov 5, 2022 at 10 am, runs for 1 week

This is a rare opportunity to learn about autism from someone who lives it daily. Whether you live with, work with, or know someone with autism, this presentation is for you! Come away with a better understanding of “why” and “how” individuals on the spectrum react to their environment and routine changes and what little things you can do to help. Learn intimate details of what triggers anxiety responses. Come and ask questions from a “true expert”! Dubbed the “autistic comedian,” Deborah and her presentation will leave you smiling and have a greater appreciation of the “gifts” of autism that are often overlooked. Please preregister as a minimum of 4 people is required to run the course.

About Deborah: Deborah Lipsky, B.S., and M.ED is an international author who has written three books on autism and contributed to a fourth best-seller, "Autism All-Stars." Deb's international best-seller, "Managing Meltdowns" has helped countless people worldwide. Besides being a recipient of the Autism Society of America's "Temple Grandin" Award for Outstanding Achievement by a Person with Autism, she has spent the last 14 years traveling the country and Canada doing seminars, consultations, and numerous keynote addresses on autism. For years, she was a regular contributor to the Autism Society of Maine's newsletter featuring humorous stories of her misadventures as an autistic person trying to navigate non-autistic worlds.


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Personal Safety


with Kevin Webb, Maranacook Adult Education

Calendar Nov 5, 2022 at 11 am, runs for 1 week

Personal Safety

This personal safety course will give you the tools necessary to recognize possible dangerous encounters and teach you how to handle them. Focus will be placed on prevention strategies as well as mental and physical preparation. This 3 hour course will employ a variety of techniques that are easy and practical to use. Ages 14+ welcome to attend. No experience necessary.

Instructor: Kevin Webb

Saturday, November 5, 2022

Time: 11 am-2 pm

Location: Martial Arts Institute, Augusta

Registration: $45

Personal Safety


with Hollie Webb, MSAD 11 Gardiner Area Adult & Community Education ( 207-582-3774

Calendar Nov 5, 2022 at 11 am

This class will teach the skills necessary to stay safe in a variety of situations; from outward appearance and confidence level, to utilizing the body as a weapon. Everyday items that can be used as a form of self protection will be addressed.

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