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Annual April Fool’s Cribbage Tournament


with Lynn Sheehan, York Adult & Community Education

Calendar Next session starts Mar 30, 2019 at 9 am, runs for 1 week

Come try your luck at our 3rd annual double elimination cribbage tournament! Will you be able to defeat last year’s champ? Pot luck lunch. If you want to brush up on your skills before the tourney, check out our class “Cribbage Anyone?”.

Fly Fishing Canoe Adventure


with Colonel J.R. Mosher, United Technologies Center - Adult Education

Calendar Jun 1, 2019

This four-week (two hours per week) course is designed to enable 20 students to catch Maine native fish using fly rods and flies they have tied, while negotiating the Kennebec River in their own canoe. Course includes: basic fly tying, fly casting for river fishing, preparing native fish for meals, introduction to the canoe, river canoeing practical exercise, and a team Kennebec fishing adventure. Registered Maine Guides: Colonel J.R. Mosher, M.Ed., M.S.S., MBA Catherine M. Gordon, M.Ed. June to August 2019

16 Critical Things Your Family Needs to Know


with Margaret Heath, Sacopee Valley Adult & Community Education

Calendar Apr 9, 2019 at 4 pm, runs for 1 week

If possible, please bring one of your grown children with you to this very important class. Both of you will become aware and inspired to get your papers in order. Margaret Heath explains which papers and actions are needed to help your family get informed and organized about your plans in relation to health, emergencies, legal, etc. Bonnie Gould from the Heritage Law office will address the functions of probate. Don’t leave your loved ones with a giant mess down the road. Be prepared! Please preregister as we need a minimum of 4 people to run the course. Ages 18+

*This course is recommended by the local Aging In Place group, The Grateful Undead.*

Will run

A Grandparent's Journal: Leave Your Legacy


with Jill Braceland, Scarborough Adult Learning Center

Calendar Apr 1, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 2 weeks

New! This workshop provides structure for recording precious memories, life experiences and family stories of your own choosing – to share with others, including future generations. Learn to generate a journal that can be duplicated for your family. Jill has been designing and delivering seminars in management, organizing, as well as putting life into words; she holds a BA in organizational communication from Northeastern U. and an MBA from Framingham State U.

Two Mon, 4/1 and 4/8/2019

6:00 to 8:00 pm, $34

Instructor: Jill Braceland

A Parent's Guide to the First Five Years


with Kids Free to Grow Staff, Sacopee Valley Adult & Community Education

Calendar Apr 2, 2019 at 6:15 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Parenting can be easy and fun but it doesn’t come with a handbook. You sometimes learn as you go. If you have a newborn to five-year old or are a caregiver or foster parent of a young child, this class is specifically designed for you. Enhance your parenting skills and techniques emphasizing cooperation, self-esteem, and responsibility through a caring and nurturing approach to working with young children. Leave the workshop empowered, validated, and with a toolbox full of new skills. Please note: This component is for the parents and/or adult caregivers. Child care is not available. No Meeting April 16. Please preregister as we need a minimum of 2 people to run this course.



About Boating Safety


with Coast Guard Auxiliary, Boothbay Region Adult & Community Education

Calendar Apr 2, 2019 at 6 pm

This course is an introduction to boating. Topics covered include types of boats, trailering,

required safety equipment, legal requirements, navigating

waterways, safe operation,

boating emergencies and water sports. This course is approved by the National Association of State Boating Law

Administrators (NASBLA).

Successful completion of an

optional exam at the end of the class leads to a certificate that can be used to show you have taken a boating course. This

certificate is required to operate a boat in most states and Canada. Many boat insurance companies offer discounts on boating

insurance to those who have a certificate.


Acting Class 101


with Fred Liebfried, RSU 54/MSAD 54 Adult and Community Education

Calendar Feb 26, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 5 weeks

Did you ever want to take an acting class? Brush up on your acting skills? Would you like to feel more comfortable speaking in front of a group? Have some interactive fun? This class will help jump start your imagination. We will exam the foundations of the craft of acting: character choices, movement, and relaxation. You will work on a monologue and a scene. This class will be great if you are a beginner who has had little or no acting experience – or for those who want to revisit the fundamentals of acting.


Adoption 101 Messalonskee W19


with Lindsay Bragdon, Mid-Maine Regional Adult Community Education

Calendar Apr 3, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Are you thinking of adding to your family through adoption? This Maine Children’s Home class is an introduction to the adoption process; you will learn about procedures, rules, regulations, in-state, inter-state, and international adoption processes. New: We will be adding information about Embryo Adoption as an option for families and what The Maine Children’s Home role is in the process. Limit 15 students.

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