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Explore a Career in Cybersecurity


with ed2go ONLINE, MSAD 52 Adult & Community Education

Calendar Sep 13, 2023

Getting into cybersecurity can be rewarding and lucrative! In fact, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, information security analysts can make over $100,000 per year. This course will give you the knowledge to help you decide whether a career in cybersecurity is right for you.

The course will start by introducing the basics of cybersecurity. You will learn the types of threats companies face daily and how a cybersecurity specialist can help prepare for and prevent those threats. Finally, the course will cover cybersecurity learning paths and different types of cybersecurity jobs and salaries.



Aerobics ~ Low Impact


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

Calendar Sep 18, 2023 at 6 pm

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.

No class on 10/9/23.



Will run

Play the Ukulele, Your Journey Begins Here!


with Duncan Perry, Maranacook Adult Education

Calendar Sep 26, 2023 at 6 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Play the Ukulele, Your Journey Begins Here! 

Section 1.

September-October 2023: Tuesday, September 26, October 3, 10, 17

Section 2. October-November 2023: Wednesday, October 25, November 1, 8, 15

Section 3. November-December 2023: Tuesday, November 28, December, 5, 12, 19

Please specify the session when registering.

Class meets Live Online via Zoom

Learn to play the ukulele! It has never been more popular and you don't even have to know how to read music! On the uke you can knock out folk music, rock, blues, jazz, pop, country, tunes old and new -- even classical music. Duncan Perry, who has taught more than 700 students of all ages, will introduce you to essential chords and playing techniques using commonly known songs. Oh, and there are lots of laughs along the way. And, learning to play an instrument is good for your brain! You will need a playable ukulele and an electronic tuner or a tuner app. And when folks hear you play this happy instrument, well, they just have to smile! If you don’t own a ukulele, please contact your instructor, Duncan (at for guidance about buying one.

. What are you waiting for? Grab a uke and get ready for a musical adventure, then spread the joy!


Instructor: Duncan Perry 

4 weeks, 6-7:30 pm

Registration Fee: $79

Biography Duncan is an experienced multi-instrumentalist who has been performing and teaching folks how play the ukulele for the last 14 years. Having served as a volunteer music therapist in medical and hospice settings, he quickly came to understand that music is medicine and that learning to play an instrument not only sharpens the brain but helps reduce stress. It also brings joy to those who play the uke and to their audiences. Duncan has taught in a variety of Maine communities and did not let the COVID-19 epidemic stop him. He simply moved from teaching in person to an online format and now reaches students all over Maine, New Hampshire and beyond

Homeschool With Success
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Homeschool With Success

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with Ed2Go Instructor, MSAD#1 Adult & Community Education

Calendar Sep 29, 2023

Homeschooling can be a bit of a mystery if you're new to the topic. In this course, you'll start at the beginning, delving into the history of homeschooling and examining its status today in all 50 states. You'll see how to find the laws and regulations that govern your community and you might be surprised to learn that homeschooling is legal and growing all around you. As you discover what you need to know to homeschool your children, you'll also become familiar with the terminology the homeschool community uses.

You'll see how homeschooling gives you the opportunity to socialize your children as well as build long-lasting and productive relationships with peers and adults. You'll also find out how homeschooling gives you unique opportunities to teach valuable life skills. From manners to money management, you can be sure your children master subjects that don't make it into most textbooks. You'll also learn about full-time homeschooling for travelers and how it can fit into their adventurous lives. When you finish this course, you'll have lots of information and guidance to plot your homeschooling course for years to come!

For more information or to register please click the link.

Genealogy Basics
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Genealogy Basics

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with Ed2Go Instructor, MSAD#1 Adult & Community Education

Calendar Oct 12, 2023

Tracing your family's history is a fascinating journey. Genealogy Basics will help you understand the genealogy research process and how to interpret the information you find. This course guides you through the search process for family names using several subscription-based websites, which you can access while enrolled in this class.

You will learn through hands-on examples that help you dig deeper into your family's past. You will develop a strategy to accomplish your objectives, evaluate the results, and share that information with others. You will discover where to look, who to contact, and how to make your family history come alive!

For more information or to register please click the link.

Cream Scones


with Sue Ligawiec Croteau, RSU 24 Adult Education

Calendar Dec 2, 2023 at 9 am

Discover Sue’s technique of creating scones that are flaky outside and soft and yummy inside using the “easiest recipe,” craisins and candied orange peel.  She’ll share her tips, from dough preparation to shaping, baking and serving. Enjoy a hands-on experience in a friendly atmosphere. Suitable for beginners and seasoned bakers alike. And of course we get to try the delicious results!

Full Course

Pottery; Porcelain Snowflake Ornaments


with Joshua Rysted, MSAD#44 Adult & Continuing Ed

Calendar Dec 2, 2023 at 9 am, runs for 1 week

One of my favorite holiday traditions that I started with my wife is searching out a unique,

handmade ornaments each year to hang on our Christmas tree.  Here is your chance to make

your very own snowflake ornament out of porcelain clay.  Using simple cookie cutter shapes

and a slab of clay, you will create five unique ornaments that when fired will all be white as

snow.  You can keep them for yourself or give them away as gifts.  This project is suitable for

adults or parents attending with children over eight years old.  No previous clay experience is

required for this class. 

*One parent plus one child equals one registration to make five ornaments.  If a second child

attends or if more ornaments are desired, please sign up for a second registration. 

Instructor: Joshua Rysted

When:  Saturday, December 2       Time: 9:00 am to 11:00 am

Where: The Pottery Studio            Tuition: $40.00 per person for 1 week

Full Course

Gingerbread House


with Steven Watts, Mid-Coast School of Technology Adult Education

Calendar Dec 2, 2023 at 10 am, runs for 1 week

Learn the tricks of this classic holiday confection in this Saturday workshop. Make your own construction gingerbread dough, cut out your pieces, bake and assemble. Break for lunch and then decorate your house to take home, display, and enjoy for the holidays. Materials fee of $35.00 is due by cash or check, payable to the instructor, at the start of class.

Full Course

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