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10 Tips: Choose My Plate Cooking Class

Free

with Sarah Murphy, Lake Region & Fryeburg Area Adult Education

Jul 6, 2017 at 11 am, runs for 4 weeks

Students will learn about USDA's MyPlate and some easy steps to follow the latest Dietary Guideline for Americans. Classes will provide participants with the knowledge they need to choose and prepare healthy foods and beverages on a limited budget. Food demonstrations and tastings will be provided at each session. Topics will include "Focus on Fruits", "Vary Your Veggies", Make 1/2 Your Grains Whole Grains", and "Vary Your Protein Routine". 

American Mah Jongg Beginners: Ready for More!

$26

with Sharon Ash Tancredi, LCSW, Scarborough Adult Learning Center

Jun 1, 2017 at 6:30 pm, runs for 4 weeks

If you’re a beginner with some basic experience playing Mah Jongg, or you’ve taken Sharon’s introductory Mah Jongg class listed above, then you’re ready to take this class. Continue to receive hand-on guidance and learn game play which focuses on strategy. This class will advance your knowledge of the game, help you understand defensive and offensive strategies, and strengthen your ability to pick hands, as we continue to build our local Mah Jongg community. Bring your own official 2017 American Mah Jongg card; tiles provided. See instructor bio above.

Four Thursdays, 06/01 to 06/22/2017

6:30 to 8:00 pm, $26

Instructor: Sharon Ash Tancredi, LCSW 

Course will run

Babysitters Training Course Session 2

$49

with Ericka Page, MSAD #40 Adult Education

Jun 28, 2017 at 9 am, runs for 1 week

Learn the skills and techniques necessary to be a responsible, competent and fun babysitter in a one-day class. This course will cover such topics as: child care essentials, the proper response and handling of emergency situations, behavior management, safety for the sitter, and babysitting as a business. Students should bring a lunch and a snack. Please do not bring any electronics or phones. For students ages 11-14. A certificate is issued upon successful completion of the course. Register EARLY - this class fills up quickly!

 

Babysitters Training Course Session 2

$49

with Ericka Page, Central Lincoln County Adult Education

Jun 28, 2017 at 9 am, runs for 1 week

Due to the long waiting list from our fall class we are offering classes this semester! Learn the skills and techniques necessary to be a responsible, competent and fun babysitter in a one-day class. This course will cover such topics as: child care essentials, the proper response and handling of emergency situations, behavior management, safety for the sitter, and babysitting as a business. Students should bring a lunch and a snack. Please do not bring any electronics or phones. For students ages 11-14. A certificate is issued upon successful completion of the course. Register EARLY – this class fills up quickly! Hardship discounts are available, call us. Two classes are being offered so choose a day!

 

Bin to Bale: The surprising journey of your trash and recycling

$5

with Scarborough Adult Learning Center

Apr 12, 2017 at 6:30 pm

New! Where do your trash and recyclables go, once you’ve set them out to curb? Watch this fascinating virtual tour of ecomaine’s recycling, and trash-to-energy plants. You’ll be surprised at the journey your soup can, yogurt container and paper products take: Tide containers shipped to China, that become your polar fleece jacket; recyclables sorted on a conveyor belt using laser beam technology; non-recyclable waste incinerated and turned into electricity; plus how all this helps take a bite out of climate change. Learn convenient ways to sort waste, make a positive impact on the environment, and lower trash outputs and costs. Bring your questions: Do I rinse out cans and bottles first? What about pizza boxes and liners covered in cheese? What if a bag’s marked recyclable, but there’s no triangle? Can I recycle Styrofoam? ecomaine is your community-owned nonprofit waste management company, providing comprehensive long-term solid waste solutions in a safe, environmentally-responsible, economically-sound manner; they’re leaders in raising public awareness of sustainable waste management strategies and offer this as a free community service.

 Wednesday, 04/12/2017, 6:30 to 8:30 pm

$5 adult ed administrative fee

Instructor: Katrina Venhuizen, ecomaine Environmental Educator

Course will run

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Blacksmithing: Mixed Levels

$182

with Bill Presby, Portland Adult Education

Apr 24, 2017 at 5:30 pm, runs for 6 weeks

This mixed level course provides beginners with the basics of traditional blacksmithing, while also helping experienced students advance their skills. The course focuses on forge welding and manipulation of iron. Tools and practice materials provided. Requirements: Wear work clothes, protective shoes, goggles, and gloves.

The price of this course includes a lab fee of $35.00.

Full Course

Boys & Girls Soccer Camp - Grades 3-8

$85

with Don Beckwith/ Ryan Hurley, Maranacook Adult Education

Jul 10, 2017 at 9 am, runs for 1 week

Boys & Girls Soccer Camp - Grades 3 thru 8

July 10 thru 14, 2017     9am - 11:30am

Previous soccer experience is not required. For players with experience, advanced training on tactics and game situations will be provided. Each camper should have their own soccer ball, soccer cleats, sneakers, shin guards (required), water bottle, snacks and sunscreen. It is also strongly suggested that campers bring extra socks. 

Instructors: Don Beckwith (MCS Varsity Boys' Soccer Coach)

and Ryan Hurley (Camden Hills Varsity Soccer Coach)

Registration: $85 (includes T-shirt) 





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