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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.

Aging Gracefully, Naturally: Make Your Golden Years Glow!


with Dr. Aline Potvin, ND, Scarborough Adult Learning Center

Calendar Feb 13, 2019 at 6:15 pm, runs for 1 week

A popular class designed for men and women alike! Many individuals encounter challenges as they age: joint pain and stiffness, decreased mobility, heart issues, to name a few. Join Dr. Potvin, a naturopathic doctor as she discusses the underlying culprit for many of these progressive signs of aging: chronic inflammation. Learn where chronic inflammation comes from, and how it can be reduced and prevented by employing nutrition, lifestyle changes, and movement. Come for the rich discussion, and leave with simple changes you can make to help you feel strong, vital, and energized for years to come! 

Dr. Potvin is a naturopathic doctor, teacher, outdoor educator, and herbalism mentor who runs a family practice in Biddeford, working primarily with women who suffer from autoimmune disease, thyroid disease, chronic inflammation and digestive issues.

Wed, 2/13/2019, 6:15 to 8:15 pm, $15

Instructor: Dr. Aline Potvin, ND

AirBnB - Basics


with Dee Peppe, Mid-Coast School of Technology Adult Education

Calendar Feb 28, 2019 at 5:30 pm, runs for 2 weeks

The short-term vacation rental community is growing worldwide and in mid-coast Maine. Are you wondering if your property has the potential for some extra income? Come and explore the possibilities that are available to you. This general information session will help you decide if short-term renting is the right fit for you, your family, and your home. Discussion specifics will be generated by your questions, and the ins-and-outs revealed by a two-year veteran of short-term vacation rental success. Considerations for discussion; lodging taxes, local permits, navigating the websites, security, and expectations. After the class has generated some clarity for you and you decide to jump on this journey, there will be another multi-day course offered mid-winter to help you actually get things up and running.

AirBnB Part II


with Dee Peppe, Mid-Coast School of Technology Adult Education

Calendar Mar 21, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 3 weeks

This course is designed for those who have decided to take the plunge and try their hand at short-term rentals. Let’s get you up and running. Practical 'how to' information, along with individual student’s needs, will steer this course. We’ll go through the process of setting up everyone’s profile and account, as well as talk about the best way to take photos, get those uploaded and placed in the profile. We’ll take a close look at nightly rates based on each facility, amenities, location, and time of year. We’ll discuss insurance options and any other factors that should be considered.

Airbnb: How to Host


with Jen Johnson / Lynne Witham, RSU 24 Adult Education

Calendar Feb 14, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Have a spare room or two? Do you enjoy hosting in your home? Want to meet wonderful people from around the world and earn money at the same time? If so, come join Jen and Lynne and learn about the ins and outs of Airbnb.They jumped into the world of Airbnb last spring, earned their SuperHost status by the end of the summer and would love to share their positive experiences and help you navigate successfully in creating your online Airbnb site. They learned so much and have lots of helpful tips to share! Snow date is scheduled for 2/28.

Full Course

AKC Canine Good Citizen Prep Class


with Amy Herbert, Lake Region & Fryeburg Area Adult Education

Calendar Jan 31, 2019 at 7 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Continue with Basic Obedience skills but distractions will be added.Teach your dog to keep a loose leash in public and be a good citizen! Test offered on week 6.

No Class 2/21

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

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