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Boston Flower & Garden Show-2018


with Marshwood Adult & Community Education

Calendar Mar 17, 2018 at 8 am, runs for 1 week

Experience the first scents and colors of spring!  Fee includes round trip Custom Coach and Limo transportation and show ticket.  Spend the morning at the show and then travel to Quincy Market.  Once at Quincy Market you can shop, lunch or explore Haymarket, the North End or the new Boston Public Market on your own.

Chinese Through Stories


with Jenny Huang-Dale, Lake Region & Fryeburg Area Adult Education

Calendar Apr 2, 2018 at 10 am, runs for 7 weeks

Learn Chinese language and culture through stories. You will explore the meaning behind some of China’s well-known Chengyu (sayings). Discover the values of Chinese people through the legends and folk tales they tell. Hear various perspectives on real life encounters between Chinese and Americans. There is no expectation of previous experience with Mandarin or Chinese culture.

No class 4/16

Conversational German II


with Valeska Hornschild-Bear, RSU5 Community Programs

Calendar Jan 8, 2018 at 6:30 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Perhaps you took German in college years ago and would now like to refresh your knowledge? Or maybe you are planning a trip to Germany and would like to know the most important phrases to get around? Let’s get together and exchange our knowledge of the German language and learn about the rich culture, the various traditions, as well as the German lifestyle in general. The class is held in a relaxed and fun atmosphere, open to everyone. This is a continuation of our introductory class. No class on Monday, January 15. 

Will run

Do More for the Holidays Raffle


with York Adult & Community Education

Calendar Dec 1, 2017

Enter for a chance to win a great holiday gift for yourself or someone you love! All proceeds go to our literacy programs.

Grand Prize: Anchorage Inn Pool Family Pass ($480 value)

Second Prize: YACE jewelry making class with Alice Carroll ($59 value)

Third Prize: Large Stonewall Kitchen gift basket ($79)

                Drawing will be held Dec 20th at noon.

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with Carroll Ware, Mt. Blue RSD Franklin County Adult Basic Education

Calendar Mar 1, 2018 at 8 am

Join us for a four day course that will fully prepare you to confidently enter the state's testing and licensing process for hunting, fishing and/or recreation. Carroll Ware from Fins and Furs in Skowhegan will be leading the course, which is the longest running in the state. Maine is considered one of the toughest states to obtain a license, with a first-time failure rate exceeding 60%. However, roughly 85-90% of the students in Carroll's class succeed in passing in the first round. Using written materials from the state, as well as a curriculum developed over 25 years, the course builds top notch map and compass proficiency, and equips students to react quickly and efficiently during stressful situations, such as a lost client or medical emergency. In addition, student become better woodsman by gaining knowledge on navigation, boating, hunting, species identification and countless other topics. Students will also be given a wealth of information on starting and running a guiding business.


So Carroll at Fins & Furs in Skowhegan will be teaching his guide training course (the longest running in the state!) March 1, 2, 3 and 4 2018 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day. The course will cost $425 per person (which is the cheapest in the state too!) and a 50% deposit is due by Feb 1. 

Please call Franklin County Adult Education for more information and to sign up.

Indoor Skydiving at Skyventure


with Lisa Robertson, York Adult & Community Education

Calendar Jan 25, 2018 at 5:30 pm

SkyVenture New Hampshire is a state-of-the-art indoor vertical wind tunnel where YOU can experience the freedom of flight! There is no falling sensation, you just float above the trampoline floor with ease. No experience is necessary. SkyVenture New Hampshire completely immerses visitors into the world of high adventure skydiving without ever having to pack a parachute, pull a ripcord, or jump out of a perfectly good airplane! SkyVenture is so safe that virtually anyone who is in reasonable health and fitness can fly! Transportation is included in the registration fee.

Indoor Surfing at Skyventure


with Lisa Robertson, York Adult & Community Education

Calendar Mar 15, 2018 at 5:30 pm

Surf’s Up is the largest Indoor Surfing facility in North America. A 32’ Surfstream which has become the most sought after indoor wave to ride. SurfStream is the world’s first standing wave machine offering up to seven different wave types for all skill levels to enjoy. Surf’s up enables all ages and experience levels to learn, practice and improve skills that are directly transferable to surfing in the ocean. Transportation is included in the registration fee.

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