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Do you have a class idea? Tell us!

Free

with Lynn Sheehan, York Adult Education

Calendar Jul 1, 2023

We believe that incorporating fresh and innovative topics into our classes not only keeps our students engaged and motivated, but also enhances their learning experience. It is vital for us to constantly adapt and evolve our teaching methods to meet the changing needs and interests of our students. Please tell us your idea for a new class!

Would you like to teach for us?

Free

with Lynn Sheehan, York Adult Education

Calendar Jul 1, 2023

Are you passionate about education and looking for a rewarding teaching opportunity? Look no further than York Adult Education! With a long-standing reputation for excellence, York Adult Education provides a dynamic and supportive environment for both students and educators alike. Whether you are an experienced teacher, just starting your teaching career, or never taught before, joining our team will give you the chance to make a real difference in the lives of adult learners.

High Altitude Vacationing (Online) W24

$47

with Carole Freeman, Augusta Adult and Community Education

Calendar Jan 8, 2024

Don’t spoil your trip to a higher altitude - condition your body first. People often feel shortness of breath, lightheaded, and fatigued at higher altitudes because their bodies work harder while taking in less oxygen. Anxiety increases, and your enjoyment decreases. You’ll have more energy, feel better, and enjoy your trip when you condition your body first to increase oxygenation and endurance. Do the same preparation that elite athletes do with this 4-week, self-paced course at home, even if you live at sea level.

Your class link and code will be sent with your registration receipt.

Taste of Italy Informational Night

Free

with Christopher Hallett, MSAD#1 Adult & Community Education

Calendar May 23, 2024 at 6 pm

We are holding an Informational Meeting on our Italy trip on March 14th at 6 pm. The meeting will take place at Adult Ed, so please come to our door to be let in. This is a great time to ask all the questions to have about this amazing trip!

If you can not attend this meeting in person we will be sending out a Zoom link to anyone who registers for this meeting.

New York City

Free

with Bill Guerrette, MSAD#1 Adult & Community Education

Calendar May 30, 2024 at 6 pm

Have you ever wanted to go to New York City? Now is your chance! Adult Education is preparing an amazing trip for June/July of 2025. Want to hear more about it? Join us on Thursday, May 30th from 6 to 8 pm. We will have hand outs and will be able to answer all of your questions.

Driving Dynamics
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Driving Dynamics

$70 Originally: $47

with Michael Truman, Houlton/Hodgdon Adult & Community Education

Calendar Jun 1, 2024 at 8 am

$70. per person (even those over 65 years of age)

The Maine Driving Dynamics course is a driver improvement course that is aimed to improve a student's defensive driving awareness and abilities. This five-hour course includes discussion of collision avoidance techniques, safety issues, driver habits and attitudes, and the basic elements that constantly challenge drivers on Maine's highways. A student who completes the course will receive a three-point credit on their driving record. It may take up to 2 weeks for processing.

Questions regarding your license should be addressed to:

Bureau of Motor Vehicles at 207-624-9000.

Also, check with your insurance company as you may be able to reduce your insurance premium by completing this course!

 

Seadogs game & buffet

$37

with Christopher Chessie, Wells-Ogunquit Adult Community Education

Calendar Jun 5, 2024 at 4 pm

Let our Adult Ed program make the arrangements for the tickets, transportation, food and parking, so you can enjoy a baseball game watching the future stars of the Boston Red Sox. Seats are in the Gifford’s Home Maine Ice Cream pavilion located in right-field. Modeled after the iconic “Monster Seats” at Fenway Park, the Pavilion offers some of the most unique seats in Minor League Baseball.  The Portland Sea Dogs are the double-A affiliate of the Boston Red Sox. The Sea Dogs will be playing the Akron Rubber Ducks (Cleveland Guardians affiliate) with a start time of 7:00pm. Book your nine inning vacation as soon as possible, we have only the capacity of 8 fans for this trip.

Boston Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival
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Boston Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival

$159 Originally: $37

with Chris Toy, Windham/Raymond Adult Education

Sunday, June 9th is the date for this day of fun and exploration with adventurer-extraordinaire Chris Toy! We’ll board the Amtrak Downeaster in Portland and travel in comfort to North Station in Boston.
A quick subway ride takes us close to the John W. Weeks Footbridge on the Charles River in Cambridge where we’ll get to experience many cultural activities along Memorial Drive. Events include: food vendors, parades, dancers, drummers, martial arts demonstrations, cultural arts and crafts. We’ll cheer on our favorite Dragon Boat racers. When we’ve had our fill of excitement, we’ll meander over to Chinatown and choose one of Chris’ favorite dimsum restaurants.
After making our way back to North Station, we’ll hop on the Downeaster’s 4:15 train and relax on our way back to Portland.
Walking shoes are highly recommended.
Plan for “iffy” weather.
Bring funds for souvenir purchases and dimsum lunch.
Trip includes: Round trip Downeaster ticket, subway ticket, professional guiding by Chris Toy!





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