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Introduction to Spanish

$45

with Meredith Morehouse, Lake Region & Fryeburg Area Adult Education

Calendar Oct 1, 2019 at 6:30 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Learn the basic structure of the Spanish language, including simple grammar, vocabulary, and pronunciation—the building blocks of conversation. Classes will be interactive and taught in English and Spanish. Along the way you’ll learn about the culture, music, food, and whatever else interests you about Latin American countries or Spain! Specific content will be tailored to your Spanish language needs (e.g., for travel, work, new friends/family, school, or a fun new challenge).

Students should bring notebooks, pens and laptop/tablet (optional)

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Acadia National Park

$269

with Chris Toy, MSAD #40 Adult Education

Calendar Oct 18, 2019

Explore the best of Acadia with Registered Maine Guide(and master chef!) Chris Toy for an experience you won’tforget in one of America’s favorite national parks! Enjoy aweekend full of great food, great company, beautiful scenery,brisk outdoor adventures, personalized cooking lessons,and so much more - during peak foliage season! Weekendhighlights include: Cadillac Mountain sunrise and hike, lunchat Jordan Pond House and Jordan Pond Loop Trail, sightseeingand photography opportunities along the Park Loop Road,shopping and dining in Bar Harbor, and cooking lessons withChris (followed by two delicious, locally-sourced dinners)!This is one weekend adventure you won’t want to miss!The cost of the trip includes: 2 nights of lodging at a 6-bedroomAirBnB (shared rooms), park admission and vehicle passes(car-pool), 2 continental breakfasts, 2 dinners with cookinglessons from a professional chef, and guided hikes with aRegistered Maine Guide. Lunches are not included in thecost of the trip. Transportation arrangements for car-poolingfrom Freeport in personal vehicles will be made in advance.Additional information and a pack list will be provided priorto the trip. This trip is designed for active individuals with asense of adventure and a willingness to participate in groupactivities, i.e. shared accommodations and family-style meals.Space is limited - sign up soon!Trip Leader: Chris Toy & RSU5 Adult Education

Acadia National Park: Autumn Adventure
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Acadia National Park: Autumn Adventure

$139

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

Calendar Next session starts Oct 16, 2019 at 8 am

Let’s explore the beauty of Acadia National Park with the gorgeous fall colors, without the crowds!

To view complete trip description and to register, visit www.freeport.maineadulted.org or call 207-865-6171

Trip Leader: Kelli Park

Acadia National Park: Autumn Adventure

$139

with Kelli Park, RSU5 Community Programs

Calendar Oct 16, 2019 at 8 am

Let’s explore the beauty of Acadia National Park with the gorgeous fall colors, without the crowds! Our first stop at Sand Beach will include a picnic lunch provided by a local deli (with desserts from a local bakery!), followed by a leisurely cruise along Park Loop Road with stops at Thunder Hole and Otter Cliffs. Discovery the beauty of the sheer cliffs and ocean vistas as we make our way through the park, enjoying the scenery during peak foliage season! Let’s visit Jordan Pond House, where we’ll savor the view AND the popovers (an unlimited supply!), and then head to the summit of Cadillac Mountain for a bird’s eye view of Mount Desert Island. We’ll make a quick stop in Bar Harbor to check out the shops and galleries before we call it a day. This is one day in Acadia you won’t want to miss, so relax and enjoy the ride! Included in cost: lunch from a local deli and bakery (drink, sandwich, chips & desserts), park entrance fees, drink & unlimited popovers at Jordan Pond House. Dinner in Bar Harbor not included in cost. Please dress appropriately for the weather and bring extra layers, comfortable walking shoes, water and snacks, if you choose. We will be using a coach bus for transportation, equipped with a restroom. This trip is family-friendly. Bring your sense of adventure! 

Annual Christmas Craft Fair in Boston

$57

with Anne Beaulieu, South Portland Adult Education

Calendar Next session starts Nov 9, 2019 at 8:15 am, runs for 1 week

Enjoy sampling the delicious products found in the Specialty Food Aisle. One entire aisle was not big enough and this year there are even more exhibitors to tantalize your taste buds. Be amazed at the sensational Gingerbread Houses created by Boston’s top pastry chefs vying for Best in Show honors.

BiddefordBus:

  • leaves from Park & Ride at Exit 32 at 8:15am
  • leaves Boston at 4:00pm
  • returns to Park & Ride at Exit 32 at approximately 6:00pm

South PortlandBus:

  • leaves from Park & Ride at Exit 45 at 7:45am
  • leaves Boston at 4:00pm
  • returns to Park & Ride at Exit 43 at approximately 6:30pm

Annual Christmas Craft Fair in Boston

$57

with Anne Beaulieu, Biddeford Adult Education

Calendar Next session starts Nov 9, 2019 at 8:15 am, runs for 1 week

Enjoy sampling the delicious products found in the Specialty Food Aisle. One entire aisle was not big enough and this year there are even more exhibitors to tantalize your taste buds. Be amazed at the sensational Gingerbread Houses created by Boston’s top pastry chefs vying for Best in Show honors.

Biddeford
Bus:

  • leaves from Park & Ride at Exit 32 at 8:15am
  • leaves Boston at 4:00pm
  • returns to Park & Ride at Exit 32 at approximately 6:00pm

South Portland
Bus:

  • leaves from Park & Ride at Exit 45 at 7:45am
  • leaves Boston at 4:00pm
  • returns to Park & Ride at Exit 43 at approximately 6:30pm

Become Your Own Travel Agent

$20

with Becky Ranks, Maranacook Adult Education

Calendar Dec 3, 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, December 3 , 2019

Time: 6-8:30 pm

Location: MCHS

Registration: $20

Become Your Own Travel Agent

$25

with Becky Ranks, MSAD #11 Adult Education

Calendar Dec 11, 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.

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