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PiYo® LIVE: Intro to Stretch & Flow


with Heidi Audet, MSAD 52 Adult & Community Education

Calendar Feb 27, 2020 at 4 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Enjoy learning elements of Pilates & Yoga in a flowing, low-impact cardio sequence set to contemporary music! A wonderful way to end your Thursday. Wear comfortable clothing and bring a mat, towel and a bottle of water.

1-2-3 Magic/Effective Parenting Strategies


with Jennifer Leonard, MSAD 52 Adult & Community Education

Calendar Feb 27, 2020 at 5:30 pm

This workshop is geared to equip parents with effective discipline strategies for ages 2-12 and even teens. Learnways to control obnoxious behavior, encourage good behavior and strengthen your relationship with your child, You will also discover how your silence can speak louder than your words.

Cricut/Getting Started 2/27


with Shelly Maguire, MSAD 52 Adult & Community Education

Calendar Feb 27, 2020 at 6 pm

I have a cricut, now what? Are you intimidated by all that your machine can do and not sure just where to start? Learn about basic features and be guided step by step to connect, install and design. All classes are designed to help you discover more of what your Cricut can do.

Ferment This! Kefir


with Emma Holder, Portland Adult Education

Calendar Feb 27, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week
Perhaps the simplest fermented milk beverage to make, but less well-known, Kefir has an interesting history. This “drinkable yogurt” has a very interesting culture arranged in strainable retrievable grains. More marvelous microbiology to go along with the ferment to cultivate and activate the mind. Instructor Emma Holder (Masters in Micro/Immuno, McGill '93) Info and materials sheet provided upon registration.



with LOUIS MONIZ, JR., Franklin County Adult Education

Calendar Feb 27, 2020 at 6:30 pm

Participants will learn the essentials of swing dancing by focusing on how to lead and follow, and will learn the basic positions and patterns. 

Adult CPR Certification


with American Red Cross, Oak Hill Adult & Community Education

Calendar Feb 29, 2020 at 9 am, runs for 1 week

Learn the knowledge and skills necessary to help in an emergency, whether it be a heart attack, a stroke, severe bleeding or a muscle, bone or joint injury. Participants will watch a video, take part in discussions, and take part in easy-to-learn skill practice leading to 2 year nationally recognized certification. 

This class will take place on Saturday February 29th 9am-3:30pm

There is a minimum of 6 participants and a max of 12.

Fly Fishing: Introduction


with Kevin Tracewski, RSU 24 Adult Education

Calendar Feb 29, 2020 at 9 am, runs for 1 week

*Please note that the date of this class is 2/29/2020.  Please disregard the date in the printed catalog.

This course is designed to get you solidly grounded in the fundamentals needed to enjoy fly fishing.  Topics covered include: tackle selection and assembly, knots, fly casting, fish foods, artificial flies, fly fishing strategies, entomology, and wading safety. After completing this course, you should have all the understanding and skills necessary to catch fish with a fly rod on your own. This course will be taught in Orono by Kevin Tracewski, a registered Maine guide and author of the bestselling book, A Fisherman's Guide to Maine.

*Please bring a bag lunch/snack and something to drink.

Wonderful Watercolor @ Studio


with Kathryn Carter, York Adult Education

Calendar Next available session starts Feb 29, 2020 at 10 am, runs for 5 weeks
1 additional session on May 2, 2020

In these fun and easy classes, you’ll discover the amazing characteristics of this excitingly fluid medium. Watercolor moves freely and lends itself to surprising results, yet is easily controlled when desired. Learn and practice techniques to successfully create atmosphere and mood using washes, glazes, texture and detail. Kathryn will guide and encourage you with clear instruction and demonstrations as you enjoy creating your own beautiful paintings. All levels of experience, especially beginners. All classes are designed to help you build a solid foundational knowledge of the materials, techniques and concepts necessary for artistic advancement and confidence. Materials list available by request. Palette set-up with instructions at first session, if needed. By popular request, we now offer, at a discounted cost of $60, a “Beginner’s Kit,” which includes two palettes (one with paint) two brushes, and professional-grade watercolor paper – must be pre-ordered.

Wednesday at YMS, 6-8:30pm, 5 weeks, Cost: $135 Session Start Dates: 1) Feb 26 2) Apr 29

Saturday at Kathy’s Studio, 10am-12:30pm, 5 weeks,$135 Session Start Dates: 1) Feb 29 2) May 2

Kathryn Carter is an award-winning professional artist with over 30 years of experience with watercolors, oils, acrylics, and pen and ink. Her works are in many private and corporate collections throughout the U.S. and abroad, and have been published in many magazines, books and newspapers. As Founder of Seacoast School of Art, Ms. Carter continually pursues a higher level of skill and knowledge and finds new ways to convey, share, inspire and encourage students of all ages and experience levels. 

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