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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.

Advanced Digital Photography


with Kermit McGary, Houlton/Hodgdon Adult & Community Education

Calendar Next session starts Apr 4, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 3 weeks

This class will start with a review of essential techniques from the basic class and would cover those materials in more depth.  Some new materials will also be introduced.  Plan on exploring specific types of photography based on input from the participants.  Possibilities include sports photography, night photography, composition techniques, etx.

Aerobics ~ Low Impact


with Lois Davis, RSU 54/MSAD 54 Adult and Community Education

Calendar Feb 25, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 10 weeks

Come to a fun and exciting low impact aerobics class where you work out at your own pace. Relieve stress, improve cardio, tone, and make new friends.

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Aging with Grace


with Carole Freeman, York Adult & Community Education

Calendar Next session starts Apr 3, 2019 at 10 am, runs for 1 week
1 additional session on Apr 3, 2019

Do you look in the mirror and see a few more brown spots and wrinkles and wonder what’s going on? This class let’s a professional give you the inside scoop and explains anti-aging skin care treatments and products that may help you. Come and find out what you can do to have more youthful healthy skin.

AKC Star Puppy-Spring Session


with Amy Herbert, Lake Region & Fryeburg Area Adult Education

Calendar Apr 23, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 6 weeks

The AKC Star Puppy Class is for puppies 8 weeks to 10 months of age. In this class you will be able to get all your puppy training questions answered along with learning basic training skills such as walking nicely on leash, sit, down, and come when called. After attending all 6 classes the Star puppy test will be administered and upon passing your puppy will receive a new title and certificate. All puppies are welcome including mixed breeds.

Registration fee is per dog, not per person.

*Lab fee of $120 payable to instructor at start of class*

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All The Dirt on Living the Good Life


with Kirsten Lie-Nielsen, MSAD #11 Adult Education

Calendar Mar 25, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Join writer and farmer Kirsten Lie-Nielsen as she talks you through some of the potential pitfalls and things to consider before 'going rural'. She'll discuss what kind of animals to consider, how to keep your homestead warm, and just how much to take on during the first year of homesteading. This introduction should help future farmers understand the realities of rural living, and will be full of stories of farm adventures. Kirsten is the author of Modern Homesteader's Guide to Keeping Geese and So You Want to Be a Modern Homesteader: All The Dirt on Living the Good Life. She keeps geese, goats, chickens, bees, ducks, and gardens in Liberty, Maine. Books will be available for purchase and signing.

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American Mah Jongg Beginners II


with Sharon Ash Tancredi, LCSW, Scarborough Adult Learning Center

Calendar Jun 6, 2019 at 6:30 pm, runs for 3 weeks

If you took Sharon’s beginner Mah Jongg or other beginner MJ classes in the past, then come to up your game a notch! Also perfect for anyone who has basic familiarity with American MJ, but feels they need more instruction or game play strategy. Advance your knowledge of the game, gain an understanding of defensive and offensive strategies, and strengthen your ability to pick hands. Become part of southern Maine’s welcoming MJ community. Bring your 2019 American MJ card which you can purchase from the National Mah Jongg League at

Sharon Ash Tancredi is a social worker with a private practice in Portland. She’s been enthusiastically playing and teaching Mah Jongg for many years and loves spreading its joy. 

Three Thurs, 6:30 to 8:30 pm

6/6 to 6/20/2019, $20, Limit: 12

Instructor: Sharon Ash Tancredi  

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American Red Cross Babysitter Training


with Community Life Safety, Boothbay Region Adult & Community Education

Calendar Apr 16, 2019 at 8 am, runs for 1 week

This is the nation’s leader in babysitting classes and childcare training. It will prepare you to become one of the most capable, trusted and in-demand sitters in your neighborhood. In fact, 8 in 10 surveyed parents said they would pay more for a trained babysitter who holds Red Cross babysitting certifications. Start your business on the right foot and learn how to be a safe, professional and reliable sitter.


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