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Starting Vegetables and Flower Seeds at Home
with John Fromer, Mid-Coast School of Technology Adult Education
This 2 session workshop will teach you how to select, treat and plant seeds for your summer garden. The first Tuesday class is a lecture and the following Tuesday class will be hands-on. At course completion, each participant will take home 2 flats of plants to grow and plant out. Varieties are selected to show the many ways seeds need to be planted for optimum germination. The instructor will provide all the materials. A separate materials fee of $25 payable to the instructor at the first class will cover the cost of all materials. Class times vary. Please check with office for exact time of each class.
with ELIZABETH GOODY, Noble Adult & Community Education
Learn how to make your own soap with the melt and pour method! In this one-night class, Beth will show you how you can make your very own homemade soap using essential oils. She will show you how to mix combinations of oils to make unique aromas that you enjoy, or make some for a loved one as a nice holiday gift! Please bring a microwaveable glass measuring cup and bowl. If you want your soap to be in a specific shape, you can bring your own silicone mould to pour the soap into! (Please note once you use these moulds for soap, you should not use them for cooking).
Materials fee: $7 payable to the instructor, with the option to purchase additional materials.
Understanding the Maine Death with Dignity Act-March 2024
with Valerie Lovelace, Mid-Coast School of Technology Adult Education
There is still a lot of misunderstanding and misinformation about Maine’s compassionate end-of-life care option. Many providers and patients in Maine are still not familiar with Maine’s Death with Dignity Act. In effect since September 2019, the law permits physicians to practice medical aid-in-dying under specific circumstances. Join this class to get fact-based information and all the details you need to know about Maine’s law, how to have the conversation with your physician, and how to qualify for the law or support your loved ones who may be qualifying.
Excel 2019 - Advanced Applications
with Teresa Johnson, Mid-Coast School of Technology Adult Education
For the experienced Excel user, this live, instructor-led Windows 10 Desktop course features official course materials approved by Intuit & Microsoft. Prerequisite: Excel Basics/Intermediate course or instructor’s permission. Topics covered in this course include working with multiple worksheets, web sharing, pivot tables, advanced formatting, charting, documenting, auditing, and dealing with spreadsheet challenges. This course provides the MOS certification pathway (no expiration) for interested students, and students may elect to take the official exam when ready. Call the Adult Ed office for separate purchase details of the required eBook which accompanies this course (unless these materials were purchased for the current Basics & Intermediate class). Please note: Students will need Excel 2019 installed on their home computer in order to practice at home. If you have not previously taken an Excel course at MCST please be sure to complete the 2-part form at this link before the first class.
Pets and the Afterlife
with Rob Gutro, Noble Adult & Community Education
Learn how pets in spirit have the ability to send signals to the living, and wait for us in the afterlife. Rob Gutro, medium, paranormal investigator, scientist and author of Pets and the Afterlife series (books 1,2,3 and 4) will discuss how to cope with grief after losing a beloved pet. He will identify the signs they give us and the science behind why living pets can sense entities. By the end of the talk, you'll be able to find the signs from your pets in spirit.
Based on Rob’s #1 selling and award winning series of books, “Pets and the Afterlife.”
Books are available on Amazon, but Rob will be bringing his books to each lecture for purchase. Each book cost is $10.
Meet Author and Medium, Rob Gutro!
Rob Gutro is an author, paranormal investigator and medium with Inspired Ghost Tracking of Maryland. Since he was a teen, he could receive messages from ghosts or spirits (who have crossed over). As a scientist, he also provides some scientific explanations about how energy is the baseline for the afterlife and the medium that entities use to communicate. In 2005, Rob's late puppy passed and inspired Rob to write his first book and enabled him to communicate with pets. Rob participates in private paranormal investigations, helps ghosts cross over, and has provided countless messages from people or pets as ghosts or spirits. He lived in a haunted house, too!
Adulting 101: Money
with FAME Finance Authority of Maine, York Adult Education
Adulting is tough. Finances can be one of the trickiest parts of adulthood. Whether you’ve been Adulting for decades or are just getting started, banking basics, spending plans, credit scores and useful tools and apps are available to make the whole Adulting thing a little bit easier. Join Jessica Whittier from the Finance Authority of Maine for this 1-hour virtual workshop as we dive into some adulting money basics together.
Adulting 101: Money Starts
with FAME Specialist, Lake Region & Fryeburg Area Adult Education
Adulting is tough. Finances can be one of the trickiest parts of adulthood. Whether you’ve been Adulting for decades or are just getting started, banking basics, spending plans, credit scores and useful tools and apps are available to make the whole Adulting thing a little bit easier. Join Steve Kautz from the Finance Authority of Maine for this 1-hour virtual workshop as we dive into some adulting money basics together.
Let's Play with Fondant Icings
with Steven Watts, Mid-Coast School of Technology Adult Education
Learn how easy it is to cover a cake with fondant. Using cakes provided by your instructor, learn a variety of different decorating techniques using stencils, brushed embroidery, flowers and leaves. Materials fee of $35.00 is due by cash or check, payable to the instructor, at the start of class. All baking classes with Steve Watts are hands-on and students take home their finished products.