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Fly Fishing Canoe Adventure

$200

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

A Field Course in Old Houses

$74

with Les Fossel, Central Lincoln County Adult Education

Calendar Mar 19, 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, MSAD #40 Adult Education

Calendar Mar 19, 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 Grandparent's Journal: Leave Your Legacy

$34

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

Acorns into Food

$15

with Sarah Moore, Region 9 Adult Education

Calendar Feb 25, 2019 at 6 pm

Did you know you could make acorns into flour?  This wild food has many benefits including high nutritional value, low glycemic index value, and a long storage life.  Learn collection methods and how to prepare acorns into food.  Best of all--you get to taste test food made from the acorns!

 

Acrylic Painting for Beginners

$60

with Michelle Mishaan, Houlton/Hodgdon Adult & Community Education

Calendar Next session starts Jan 23, 2019 at 9 am

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. 

 

Acting Class 101

$40

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.

 

Active Parenting Now Messalonskee W19

$5

with Emily Buckhalter, Mid-Maine Regional Adult Community Education

Calendar Feb 25, 2019 at 5:30 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Do you ever wonder if there is a better way to handle some of those daily parenting challenges? Learn how with this six-session video and discussion program for parents and care providers of children ages 5-12. This program is designed to help raise responsible children by using effective discipline and encouragement techniques. For further information you may call Deb or Emily at 859-1580. Storm make-ups will be added at the end of class. Limit 15 students.





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