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Fly Fishing Canoe Adventure

$200

with Colonel J.R. Mosher, United Technologies Center - Adult Education

Calendar Jun 1, 2019

This four-week (two hours per week) course is designed to enable 20 students to catch Maine native fish using fly rods and flies they have tied, while negotiating the Kennebec River in their own canoe. Course includes: basic fly tying, fly casting for river fishing, preparing native fish for meals, introduction to the canoe, river canoeing practical exercise, and a team Kennebec fishing adventure. Registered Maine Guides: Colonel J.R. Mosher, M.Ed., M.S.S., MBA Catherine M. Gordon, M.Ed. June to August 2019

A Day in the City: Chinatown & The Dragon Boat Festival

$99

with Chris Toy, RSU5 Community Programs

Calendar Jun 9, 2019 at 7 am

Experience the flavors of Boston’s Chinatown with cooking instructor Chris Toy! Enjoy a guided tour of Chinatown and explore the traditions, customs, and history of Chinese culture in Boston. Savor traditional Chinese Dim Sum at one of Chinatown’s oldest restaurants, where Chris and his family have been dining since before he could speak English! Don’t miss out on the action at the 40th Annual Boston Dragon Boat Festival on the Charles River! Get ready for dragon boat races, traditional arts and crafts, cultural performances and vendors, and the authentic flavors of Chinese culture! Make the most of your day in the city with international flavor! Transportation is included in the cost of the trip and will be provided by Amtrak and MBTA. Meals are not included in the cost of the trip, so please plan accordingly. Please dress appropriately for the weather; bring layers and comfortable walking shoes. Please bring snacks and a water bottle, sunscreen, and a sense of adventure!

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A Day in the City: Chinatown & The Dragon Boat Festival with Chris Toy
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A Day in the City: Chinatown & The Dragon Boat Festival with Chris Toy

$99

with RSU 5 Community Programs, Gray-New Gloucester Adult & Community Education

Calendar Next session starts Jun 9, 2019

Experience the flavors of Boston’s Chinatown with master chef Chris Toy! Enjoy a guided tour of Chinatown and explore the traditions, customs, and history of Chinese culture in Boston. FMI visit http://freeport.maineadulted.org/ or call 207-865-6171

Date: Sunday, June 9

Location: Depart Freeport Amtrak Station

Time: 7:15 am - 8:00 pm

Beginning Conversational French
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Beginning Conversational French

$99

with Online with Ed2Go.com/yace, York Adult & Community Education

Calendar Next session starts Feb 13, 2019

Learn how to communicate easily and comfortably with those who speak French. You’ll learn practical, common phrasess that will make your trip to a French-speaking region of the world more pleasant. You’ll learn dialogue specific to various settings, and you will be surprised at how easy it can be to speak another language! Cost: $89 for 6 week online course - www.Online with Ed2Go.com/yace. Session Start Dates: 1) Feb 13 2) Mar 13 3) Apr 17 4) May 15 5)June 12 6) July 17

Cirque Du Soleil in Portland

$99

with Diann Bailey, MSAD #11 Adult Education

Calendar Aug 10, 2019

Cirque Du Soleil is coming to Portland this summer, bringing their first ever experience on ice. Reviewers say “if Crystal comes to an arena near you, don’t miss it.” Crystal, the misfit heroine, takes you on an exhilarating tale of self-discovery as she dives into a world of her own imagination. Watch world class skaters and acrobats claim their new frozen playground with speed and fluidity as they challenge the laws of gravity with never before seen acrobatics. Crystal invites you to suspend reality and glide into a world that springs to colorful life with astounding visual projections and a soundtrack that seamlessly blends popular music with the signature sound of Cirque Du Soleil www.cirquedusoleil.com. Seating is in Section G Rows 2-5. We’ll head over to Cracker Barrel for dinner (on your own) after the show. Registration fee includes motor coach transportation and show ticket. Deadline to register is April 30. No refunds after this date.

Depart 1:30 pm Waterville (Waterville Senior High School, back parking lot), Return 9:15 p.m.Depart 2:15 pm.,

Gardiner (I-95 Park and Ride, Exit 102), Return 8:30 p.m.

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Driving Dynamics ~ TBA

$40

with Michael Truman, Houlton/Hodgdon Adult & Community Education

$40. per person, there is a cost of only $25. if you are 65 and older.

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!

 

Instant Italian
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Instant Italian

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with ed 2go, Kittery Adult Education

This dynamic course will teach you how to express yourself comfortably in Italian. You'll learn practical, everyday words and phrases that will make your stay in Italy more enjoyable. You'll read, hear, and practice dialogues based on typical situations that you're likely to encounter while staying in Italy. The dialogues and follow-up exercises of each lesson will teach you to communicate in Italian in a wide variety of settings. You'll be surprised by how quickly and easily you can learn many useful expressions in Italian! 

For more details or to register visit: https://www.ed2go.com/kae/online-courses/instant-italian?tab=detail

Italy and Greece with Windham Raymond Adult Education
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Italy and Greece with Windham Raymond Adult Education

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with Region 9 Adult Education

Calendar Jul 11, 2019

As you make your way through iconic cities and legendary landscapes on a tour of Greece and Italy, you’ll walk through the backdrops of ancient mythology and in the footsteps of emperors. Sit back and savor the good life in Sorrento and on the Isle of Capri, then watch as history comes to life in Rome and Athens.

Capri, Pompeii ruins, the Roman Forum, the Colosseum, Epidaurus & Mycenae, the Acropolis, the Parthenon, Temple of Zeus

On this guided tour, you'll walk for about 2 hours daily across moderately uneven terrain, including paved roads and unpaved trails, with some hills and stairs.

Board your overnight flight to Naples today.

Welcome to Italy! Travel to your hotel in Sorrento, then meet your fellow travelers at tonight’s welcome dinner.

Join a local guide and sail across the Bay of Naples to the famed Isle of Capri before returning to Sorrento. • Boat around the island to view Capri’s caves and grottoes (weather permitting) • Stroll through the village of Capri • Take a funicular ride to Capri’s upper town  • Explore the Gardens of Augustus Enjoy a free evening in Sorrento or add an excursion.

Travel to Rome, stopping along the way to explore the legendary ruins of Pompeii.  • Embark on a guided tour of Pompeii’s ancient ruins • View the excavated Roman ruins of theaters, villas, temples and baths • Learn about Mount Vesuvius’ volcanic eruption • See what life was like in the Roman Empire

Follow in the footsteps of the ancient Romans on a tour of the Eternal City. • Pass by Trajan’s Column and Piazza Venezia, the city’s central hub • Stop at the ruins of the Forum, once the setting of parades, elections, and trials • Soak up over 2,000 years of history in Imperial Rome, viewing the Arch of Constantine, the Arch of Titus, and the Temple of Venus and Roma • Enter the Colosseum, the largest amphitheater of the Roman Empire, and take time to explore on your own Enjoy a free afternoon in Rome or add an excursion.

Spend the day exploring Rome on your own or add an excursion.

After landing in Athens, travel to Nauplia, stopping at the scenic Corinth Canal along the way.

Visit Greece’s best-preserved amphitheater on a guided walking tour of Epidaurus, then enjoy a guided tour of the archaeological site at Mycenae.

A local guide introduces you to the highlights of this bustling ancient capital, home to the world’s first democracy. • Pass by the Olympic Stadium, Syntagma Square, and the Arch of Hadrian • View the sixth-century Temple of Zeus • See the classically inspired Old Royal Palace, home of the Hellenic Parliament, and drive through the Plaka district • Set off on a walking tour around the ancient Acropolis, site of the Parthenon, Temple of Athena Nike, and Erechtheion

Spend a free day in Athens or add an excursion.  Later, join your group for a farewell dinner in Athens.

Transfer to the airport for your flight home, or extend your stay to continue exploring Greece.

Once thought to be the lost city of Atlantis, the volcanic island of Santorini is now known for its black-sand beaches, sprawling vineyards, and cliff-lined shores. The island’s volcanic soil is ideal for harvesting grapes, making it a world-class wine producer. As you soak in the Mediterranean sunset each night, be sure to sample a glass (or two) of Santorini’s labels. During your stay, you’ll also discover the area’s rich history on a local guided tour and a visit to the museum of Akrotiri, a Minoan colony buried in volcanic ash 3,600 years ago.

Take the ferry to Santorini, where the rest of the day is free to enjoy on your own.

Take in the local sights on a guided tour of Santorini, a volcanic isle known for its black-sand beaches, cliff-lined shores and stunning whitewashed architecture. • Visit the prehistoric settlements unearthed at Akrotiri Excavations • Ride to the top of Profitis Ilias Mountain for panoramic views of the whole island  • Stop in the small, picturesque village of Pyrgos  Enjoy a free afternoon in Santorini or add an excursion.

Spend the day exploring on your own or add an excursion.

Spend a final morning in Santorini before flying back to Athens for the night. This evening, enjoy a farewell drink as you celebrate your trip with your fellow group members.

Transfer to the airport for your flight home.

FOR MORE INFORMATION: https://www.grouptoursite.com/tours/wrae





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