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Basic First Aid Training Class

$45

with PAUL STEWART, Houlton/Hodgdon Adult & Community Education

Calendar Next session starts Feb 6, 2019 at 5:30 pm

Register for a course designed to certify or re-certify in this approved course from the American Safety & Health Institute.

Basic Manners for Dogs

$59

with Kelly Pontbriand, RSU 24 Adult Education

Calendar Jan 31, 2019 at 6:30 pm, runs for 5 weeks

Geared towards dogs with minimal training, you will learn how to teach your dog the following commands: sit, down, come, stay, leave it, heel and loose leash walking. Positive motivational training methods will be used. Your dog must be at least 5 months old. Dogs with aggression issues should not be brought to class. Instructor may ask a dog to leave the class if aggression problems occur. Class size limited to 6 dogs. More than one human may accompany their dog.

Vaccination records must be submitted no later than one week prior to class start (fax 207-422-3612). Students should bring a six foot web or leather leash, a flat collar on the dog, and small training treats.

Full Course

Basket Weaving: Beginning

$60

with Donna Bucher and Blanche Lyons, Region 9 Adult Education

Calendar Feb 4, 2019 at 6 pm

Learn to make two baskets that are the foundation of all baskets that are made.  Spend the first night creating a 6 inch square basket.  Then work on a round basket.  On the last night, learn techniques to complete baskets.  You leave with two great baskets that make great gifts, help organize your belongings, or add some great country charm to your home.  All supplies included, but bring a pot or dishpan to hold warm water during the class.

 

Basket Weaving: Market Basket

$45

with Donna Bucher and Blanche Lyons, Region 9 Adult Education

Calendar Mar 25, 2019 at 6 pm

Learn to make two baskets that are the foundation of all baskets that are made.  Spend the first night creating a 6 inch square basket.  Then work on a round basket.  On the last night, learn techniques to complete baskets.  You leave with two great baskets that make great gifts, help organize your belongings, or add some great country charm to your home.  All supplies included, but bring a pot or dishpan to hold warm water during the class.

 

Basket Weaving: Waste Basket & Jean's Carry All Basket

$59

with Gin Randolph, RSU 24 Adult Education

Calendar Jan 17, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 2 weeks

Weave Jean?s Carry All basket (measures approximately 15L x 9W x 10D) the first night of class and a Waste Basket (measures 5Lx11Wx19D) the second night of class. All materials are provided by the instructor and students will be able to take home the finished basket after each class. These make great gifts! All levels of experience are welcome to join.

Full Course

Becoming a Foster Parent in Maine Messalonskee W19

Free

with Erin Hamlin, Mid-Maine Regional Adult Community Education

Calendar Mar 27, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Did you know that YOU could be the life-changing person for a child here in Maine? Yes, YOU can become a foster parent! There is a special need for people who can care for infants and toddlers - while also supporting the reunification process, sibling groups, and adolescents. Join us for this informational meeting and take that very first step to becoming a foster parent. Limit 18 students. Storm date of Apr. 3.

Becoming Your Own Travel Agent-NEW!

$20

with Becky Ranks, Maranacook Adult Education

Calendar Apr 30, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

This class will provide resources and information for anyone who wants to find the best deals for hotels, cruises, RV travel, Airbnb, escorted tours and more. We will answer questions about RV driving to Alaska and the western US, how to get the lowest prices for escorted tours to almost anywhere, and getting great deals on hotels while traveling at home and abroad. Information will be presented on river cruises for less, as well as airfare tips. In addition, you will go home with valuable online resources.

Instructor: Becky Ranks

Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Time: 6-8:30 pm

Location: MCHS

Registration: $20

Bee Keeping for Beginners

$5

with Mark Reifschneider, RSU 54/MSAD 54 Adult and Community Education

Calendar Mar 6, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 4 weeks

This beginner bee keeping class will educate those interested in getting involved with BEES. Some of the discussion will be about assembling bee equipment, installing a nuc, controlling swarming, and dealing with varro mites. Other topics will be how and when to harvest honey, split hives and winterize the bees. *$50, the cost of book and donation to the local bee keeper?s association, given to the instructor on the first night of class.

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