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"Clean" Cleaners for Your Home

$69

with Heather Emerson, MSAD #40 Adult Education

Calendar Nov 13, 2019 at 6 pm

Have you tried to read the back of your householdcleaning products lately? Most are filled with toxic ingredientsthat clean our homes but harm our health. In this make and takeclass, participants will lean how to make 4 different cleanersthat work great but are made with everyday ingredients rightfrom the pantry. Instructor will provide all materials and takehome containers.

'Clean' Cleaners for Your Home

$69

with Heather Emerson, Central Lincoln County Adult Education

Calendar Nov 13, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Have you tried to read the back of your household cleaning products lately? Most are filled with toxic ingredients that clean our homes but harm our health. In this make and take class, participants will learn how to make 4 different cleaners that work great but are made with everyday ingredients right from the pantry. Instructor will provide all materials and take home containers.

A Field Course in Old Houses

$74

with Les Fossel, MSAD #40 Adult Education

Calendar Oct 15, 2019 at 6:30 pm

This is a course for people who have an old house, want to have an old house, or just love old houses! The first session is in the classroom. After that, meetings will be held in the old homes of class members. There will be as many sessions as are required to visit the houses of class members who want their houses visited (by no more than 12 people). 

The last class will be a potluck supper at the instructor’s house, where class members can visit the historic features of Alna, see the instructor’s cabinetmaking shop and barns, and delve into his reference library on early buildings (one of the very best in Maine).

NOTE:  Following the first class, the day and time of future classes will be determined by class members in a way to accommodate as many individual schedules as possible. 

Les Fossel is one of Maine’s foremost experts on early buildings. His award-winning business has specialized in preserving our early buildings for 42 years. He has lectured throughout Maine and the Northeast, including as a faculty member for the University of Southern Maine. More information on his business enterprises is available at: www.oldhouserestoration.com. 

A Field Course in Old Houses

$74

with Les Fossel, Central Lincoln County Adult Education

Calendar Oct 15, 2019 at 6:30 pm

This is a course for people who have an old house, want to have an old house, or just love old houses! The first session is in the classroom. After that, meetings will be held in the old homes of class members. There will be as many sessions as are required to visit the houses of class members who want their houses visited (by no more than 12 people). 

The last class will be a potluck supper at the instructor’s house, where class members can visit the historic features of Alna, see the instructor’s cabinetmaking shop and barns, and delve into his reference library on early buildings (one of the very best in Maine).

NOTE:  Following the first class, the day and time of future classes will be determined by class members in a way to accommodate as many individual schedules as possible. 

Les Fossel is one of Maine’s foremost experts on early buildings. His award-winning business has specialized in preserving our early buildings for 42 years. He has lectured throughout Maine and the Northeast, including as a faculty member for the University of Southern Maine. More information on his business enterprises is available at: www.oldhouserestoration.com. 

A's, B's, C's, and D's of Medicare

$10

with Alan Minthorn, York Adult Education

Calendar Next session starts Sep 24, 2019 at 5:30 pm, runs for 1 week
5 additional sessions through Feb 25, 2020

This course provides a thorough overview of how to transition into senior health insurance (Medicare). Items covered: SSA forms; the “parts” of Medicare; timelines - how and when to apply; avoiding penalties and pitfalls; how to shop for plans.

About Boating Safely
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About Boating Safely

$79

with Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 2-5, MSAD #40 Adult Education

Calendar Sep 23, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 2 weeks

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. The 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. The 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.

About Boating Safely
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About Boating Safely

$79

with Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 2-5, Central Lincoln County Adult Education

Calendar Sep 23, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 2 weeks

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. The 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. The 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.

Acrylic Painting for Beginners  TBA
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Acrylic Painting for Beginners TBA

$60

with Michelle Mishaan, Houlton/Hodgdon Adult & Community Education

This class will cover the basics needed to feel more comfortable with this medium. 

We will learn about the numerous supplies and techniques

of watercolor as well as creating well-designed paintings. 

Each class will cover topics of interest, demonstrations of techniques and plenty of time for exploration by the students at their own level. 

 





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