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Maine Adult Education



Personal Enrichment

Yoga for Fun and YOU! (Monday Session 1)

$41

with Karen Dove, RSU 24 Adult Education

Calendar Sep 14, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 6 weeks

This class will be offered online using Zoom, as well as in-person.

Learn to listen to your body for what it wants and needs. Using Kripalu Yoga techniques, learning your own version of postures with modifications as needed. Yoga helps with stress relief; better breathing; increase in strength and flexibility; improved circulation; cardiovascular conditioning; inner peace and more. (All classes will be designed to meet the needs of Beginning yogis and Advanced Beginners practicing yoga).  Drop-ins welcome @ $10/class.  Bring a mat and wear comfortable clothes

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Sahaja Yoga

Free

with Jerry Mayfield, Kittery Adult Education

Calendar Sep 14, 2020 at 7 pm, runs for 4 weeks

This is a virtual only class. Upon registration you will receive a link to attend virtually using Zoom meetings online.

Please note the time change from the printed paper brochure. Below is the correct time for this class.

Sahaja Yoga is a unique method of meditation developed by H.H.Mataji Nirmala Devi (1923-2011). Through this process, one becomes balanced and integrated mentally, emotionally, physically and spiritually. In this class you will learn chakra clearing techniques using natural elements and affirmations that will deepen the meditation experience.  Sahaja Yoga does not require physical exerciese and no previous experience is necessary. Jerry voluntarily shares Sahaja Yoga.  

4 Monday Sessions

Sept. 14- Oct. 5, 7-8:15 p.m.

Course Fee: Free, pre-registration is required

Full Course
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with MSAD#1 Adult & Community Education

Calendar Sep 15, 2020

Adult Ed is unable to host in person hunter safety training at this time.  However, we are exicted to inform you that the state of Maine has revised requirements in light of the pandemic restrictions. The entire course can now be completed ONLINE!

This applies to both firearms and crossbow training. 

Firearms

Participants 16 or older can complete the firearms hunter safety course online at hunter-ed.com/maine and will be provided a voucher upon completion of the online exam to purchase a firearms hunting license. The cost $19.95

Youth are not required to have a firearms certificate to hunt with an adult.   You may obtain a permit at city hall for $8 to register to hunt with an adult.

Students 10-15 years of age can complete the firearms hunter safety course online at hunter-ed.com/maine and will be provided a voucher upon completion of the online exam to then attend the required skills and exam day. In the skills and exam session students must demonstrate to the instructor that they can safely handle a firearm, participate in activities, bring in a survival kit with appropriate contents and pass a 50-question test with a grade of at least 70%. Students must complete the online course and provide voucher number to register for the Skills and Exam Day. Students must also bring the voucher to the first class.

Crossbow

To be eligible to purchase a crossbow hunting permit, any person (16 years of age and older) must provide satisfactory evidence of the following: successful completion of an archery hunting education program or a firearms hunter safety course AND successful completion of a crossbow hunting education program (there is no set order in which the courses must be taken) OR proof of having previously held any valid hunting license and a valid permit or license that authorized the use of a crossbow (that is not a junior hunting license or an apprenticeship hunter license).

The crossbow course takes approximately 3 hours and requires that students complete the knowledge portion of the course online and pass a test with a grade of at least 80%. The fee for the online course is $30.00. Please visit crossbow-ed.com/maine to complete the online course. Once students complete the online course, they will receive a digital certificate, which includes a certificate number that can be used to purchase a crossbow permit online or from a licensing agent. Note: a valid Maine firearms or archery license is required to purchase a crossbow permit.

Margaret Chase Smith Library Book Club

Free

with David Richards, RSU 54/MSAD 54 Adult and Community Education

Calendar Sep 15, 2020

Are you looking for something to do during the pandemic? How about joining a book discussion group from the convenience of your own home? The Margaret Chase Smith Library has shifted its book series online via Zoom since April with success. We read local authors over the summer and will shift to classics of American Literature in the fall.

We will meet virtually on the third Tuesdays from September through December at 6:30 PM.

The schedule will be

  • Huck Finn by Mark Twain on September 15
  • The Red Badge of Courage by Stephen Crane on October 20
  • Call of the Wild by Jack London on November 17
  • My Antonia by Willa Cather on December 15.

All of the books will be accessible in a variety of formats online via the Project Gutenberg website.

To register and receive the Zoom information, please contact the Library at mcsl@mcslibrary.org or 474-7133.

We hope you are doing well and will decide to join the group.

Senior Fitness

Free

with Karen Dove, RSU 24 Adult Education

Calendar Sep 15, 2020 at 10 am, runs for 40 weeks

This class is being offered in-person and online using Zoom.

Designed with the mature person in mind, this class will address the components of over-all fitness at each person's ability level. The class helps you become stronger through cardiovascular activities (strengthening the heart and lungs), muscular strength and endurance (using weights) and flexibility through warm-up and cool-down stretching and yoga. Class meets regularly, and you can start and stop any time, drop-ins welcome. Donations welcome! It is recommended that you bring 1-2 lb weights; wear comfortable clothes that let you move; and gym shoes to give your feet support. Always check with your doctor before beginning an exercise program.

Full Course

Indoor/Outdoor Fitness Walking (Tu/Th)

Free

with Kathy Nyborg, RSU 24 Adult Education

Calendar Sep 15, 2020 at 1 pm, runs for 18 weeks

Want to stay active? Get into a walking routine! Join Kathy at the Sorrento-Sullivan Recreation Center for an hour of indoor/outdoor walking depending on the weather. You can saunter, power walk or speed walk. Whatever your pace you can do it safely. Just drop in.

Tai Chi Essentials

$29

with Louise Poppema, Gray-New Gloucester Adult & Community Education

Calendar Next available session starts Oct 20, 2020 at 1:30 pm, runs for 4 weeks
1 additional session on Nov 24, 2020
Relieve stress, increase flexibility and improve your balance. Develop awareness of your internal energy. Deepen and strengthen your awareness in each session you take. Class structure will be 30 minutes of seated instruction and 15 minutes of Q&A. Wear comfortable clothing. No previous Tai Chi experience required.

Preserving the Harvest ONLINE Workshops

$10

with Kate McCarty, MSAD 52 Adult & Community Education

Calendar Sep 15, 2020 at 2 pm

All 45-minute webinars include discussions and demonstrations of research-based preserving methods by UMaine Extension food preservation staff.

9/15 Pressure Canning

9/22 Fermenting Vegetables

9/29 Dehydrating

10/6 Winter Storage

10/13 Storing Maine Grains and Repackaging Bulk Items

10/20 Pressure Canning Meats

10/27 Preserving Cranberries

TUESDAYS @ 2pm

• ONLY $10 for ALL workshops!

• A ZOOM link will be sent once you have registered.

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