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Acadian Arts Asian Fusion Cooking Retreat at Harbor View House in Prospect Harbor, Maine

$495

with Chris Toy, Winthrop Adult Education

Calendar Apr 4, 2024

Your instructor, Chris Toy is the author of 6 popular cookbooks, a private chef, and has taught Asian-fusion cooking for several Maine community education programs. Cooking students will learn how to prepare a variety of recipes from Asia, Europe, and the Americas incorporating traditional and local ingredients. Each meal will actively engage cooks with the tools, techniques, and stories behind the dishes being created.

Escape to a Victorian Inn, the Harbor View House in Prospect Harbor on the coast of Maine, with an intimate group of artist, cooks and creatives! All meals are included in the workshop fee plus special activities to extend your learning from the day’s workshops, including a private house concert by Grammy balloted sing- songwriter, storyteller, and author Gordan Ward.  For more information about the workshop, call Mary at 207-632-2251. To book your stay at the inn call 207-963-9122 or visit https://harborviewhousellc.com/.

Acadian Arts Watercolor Painting Retreat at Harbor View House, Prospect Harbor, Maine

$495

with Mary Laury, Winthrop Adult Education

Calendar Apr 4, 2024

Your instructor, Mary Laury is an accomplished watercolorist and highly esteemed teacher. She encourages all her students to believe they can be successful. Painting is an exciting medium; it flows and moves and does beautiful things. If you have never painted in watercolors, we will start at the beginning. If you have painted before, you will pick up some new tips and tricks as well. We all learn together! Escape to a Grand Victorian Inn, the Harbor View House in Prospect Harbor on the coast of Maine, with an intimate group of artist, cooks and creatives! All meals are included in the workshop fee plus special activities to extend your learning from the day’s workshops, including a private house concert by Grammy balloted sing- songwriter, storyteller, and author Gordon Ward. Day students are welcome. For more information about the workshop, call Mary at 207-632-2251. To book your stay at the inn call 207-963-9122 or visit https://harborviewhousellc.com/.

Acadian Arts Asian Fusion Cooking Retreat-Prospect Harbor

$495

with Chris Toy, Windham/Raymond Adult Education

Calendar Apr 6, 2024

Enjoy a weekend with your instructor, Chris Toy, the author of 6 popular cookbooks, a private chef, and has taught Asian-fusion cooking for several Maine community education programs. Learn how to prepare a variety of recipes from Asia, Europe, and the Americas incorporating traditional and local ingredients. Each meal will actively engage cooks with the tools, techniques, and stories behind the dishes being created. 

Escape to a Grand Victorian Inn, the Harbor View House in Prospect Harbor on the coast of Maine, with an intimate group of artist, cooks and creatives! All meals are included in the workshop fee plus special activities to extend your learning from the day’s workshops, including a private house concert by Grammy balloted sing-songwriter, storyteller, and author Gordon Ward. Day students are welcome. For more information about the workshop, call Mary at 207-632-2251. To book your stay at the inn call 207-963-9122 or visit https://harborviewhousellc.com/.  This is an in-person retreat.

COVID note: For everyone’s comfort and safety we suggest doing a COVID test 24 hours prior to arrival. We will be following CDC guidelines according to location and dates.

Acadian Arts Watercolor Retreat-Prospect Harbor

$495

with Mary Laury, Windham/Raymond Adult Education

Calendar Apr 6, 2024

Enjoy a weekend retreat with your instructor, Mary Laury, an accomplished watercolorist and highly esteemed teacher. She encourages all her students to believe they can be successful. Painting is an exciting medium; it flows and moves and does beautiful things. If you have never painted in watercolors, we will start at the beginning. If you have painted before, you will pick up some new tips and tricks as well. We all learn together!

Escape to a Grand Victorian Inn, the Harbor View House in Prospect Harbor on the coast of Maine, with an intimate group of artist, cooks and creatives! All meals are included in the workshop fee plus special activities to extend your learning from the day’s workshops, including a private house concert by Grammy balloted singer-songwriter, storyteller, and author Gordon Ward. Day students are welcome. For more information about the workshop, call Mary at 207-632-2251. To book your stay at the inn call 207-963-9122 or visit https://harborviewhousellc.com/.  This is an in-person retreat.

COVID note: For everyone’s comfort and safety we suggest doing a COVID test 24 hours prior to arrival. We will be following CDC guidelines according to location and dates.

Trip: Washington D.C.
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Trip: Washington D.C.

Free

with Bill Guerrette, MSAD#1 Adult & Community Education

Calendar Apr 14, 2024

We are so excited to be offering a trip to Washington D.C. during Spring Break, April 2024

DAY 1 Arrive in Washington, D.C.

Dinner

World War II Memorial Honors the 16 million who served — and 400,000 who died — in the U.S. Armed Forces during WWII, and all who supported the war effort from home.

Hotel check-in.

DAY 2 Breakfast and hotel check-out.  Depart for Gettysburg, PA

Gettysburg Battlefield Relive this historic Civil War battle: Gettysburg Film: A New Birth of Freedom, Battlefield Tour.

Lunch

Depart for Baltimore, MD

The National Aquarium

Dinner

Baltimore Hippodrome: Mama Mia!

Hotel check in

DAY 3 Breakfast and hotel check-out.

Depart for Washington, D.C.

Arlington National Cemetery America’s most famous military cemetery: Changing of the Guard, Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Kennedy Gravesites, Space Shuttle Challenger Memorial.

US Marine Corp War Memorial A tribute to all U.S. Marines based on the famous WWII photo by Joe Rosenthal.

Lunch

Smithsonian Institution The world's largest museum complex: National Air and Space Museum (by appointment), National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian American Art Museum.

Dinner

Jefferson Memorial Dedicated to our third president and author of the Declaration of Independence. FDR Memorial In remembrance of former President Franklin Delano Roosevelt. MLK Memorial Honors the famous civil rights activist, Martin Luther King, Jr.

DAY 4 Breakfast

White House (picture stop) Home of the U.S. president.

Mount Vernon George Washington’s home, plantation, and Education Center, which showcases life during colonial times, 18th-century treasures, and our first president as a farmer and businessman.

Lunch

Holocaust Museum (by appointment) The museum provides documentation, study, and interpretation of Holocaust history.

National Archives (by appointment) Home of the original Constitution, Bill of Rights, and Declaration of Independence.

Dinner

Lincoln Memorial In remembrance of former President Abraham Lincoln and the great nation he fought to preserve during the Civil War. Vietnam Veterans Memorial Dedicated to the more than 58,000 men and women killed or missing in Vietnam. Korean War Veterans Memorial Tribute to the men and women who defended South Korea in the Korean War.

DAY 5 Breakfast

Capitol Hill Grounds Tour (external photo stop or by appointment) Capitol Visitor Center, Supreme Court, Library of Congress.

Washington Monument (picture stop) The world’s tallest stone monument, which honors our nation’s first president.

Smithsonian Institution National Portrait Gallery, National Museum of American History, National Museum of African American History and Culture (by appointment).

Lunch

Ford’s Theatre and Petersen House (by appointment) Where President Lincoln was shot and later died on that fateful day.

Tour of National Cathedral (by appointment).

Dinner

9/11 Pentagon Memorial Honors the 184 victims of the 9/11 attack at the Pentagon.

DAY 6 Breakfast and hotel check-out.

Depart Washington, D.C., for home.

Trip dates: April 14 - April 19.

Non Refundable deposit of $99.

Cost is per person:

$2,299 quad occupancy.

$2,529 triple occupancy.

$2,622 double occupancy.

To sign up you MUST sign up through World Strides at this link.

Use Trip ID# 209474 when signing up.

ITALY in June of 2024
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ITALY in June of 2024

Price not
available

with Sue Brennan, RSU #3 Adult & Community Education

The Best of Italy's Culture, History, Food & Wine from Rome, Florence, Tuscany & Umbria. 8 days and 9 nights!

Register here to be added to our growing list of guests or for more information.  We will send all the pertinent information to you via email. 

$300 deposit due upon registration, trip is paid on a schedule with the last payment in March of 2024.  Register by October 31, 2023 for Early Bird Pricing!  Current cost is between $3750 and $4250 depending on the number of travellers.  Tell your friends!

Acadian Arts Asian Fusion Cooking Retreat at Roosevelt Campobello International Park, New Brunswick, Canada

$495

with Chris Toy, Winthrop Adult Education

Calendar Jun 21, 2024
2 additional sessions through Aug 16, 2024

Your instructor, Chris Toy is the author of 6 popular cookbooks, a private chef, and has taught Asian-fusion cooking for several Maine community education programs. Cooking students will learn how to prepare a variety of recipes from Asia, Europe, and the Americas incorporating traditional and local ingredients. Each meal will actively engage cooks with the tools, techniques, and stories behind the dishes being created. Step back to a time when President Franklin Roosevelt, Eleanor, and their family escaped to their “beautiful little island” in the Canadian Maritimes, Campobello Island. We will be exclusive guests of the international park, staying in historic Victorian cottages. Workshop participants will explore and paint the same coastal scenery enjoyed by the summer residents at the turn of the 20th century. All meals are included in the workshop fee as well as specially planned optional evening activities designed to extend your learning from the day’s workshops, including a private concert by award-winning Celtic Fiddle player, Katherine Moller, in the Victorian parlor of Hubbard House. Register for the retreat then call Sherry Mitchell at 506-752- 2922 to make room reservations. Acadian Arts Retreats participants will have exclusive overnight accommodations in the park.

Will run

Acadian Arts Asian Fusion Cooking Retreat-Campobello

$495

with Chris Toy, Windham/Raymond Adult Education

Calendar Jun 21, 2024 , runs for 1 week

Enjoy a weekend with your instructor, Chris Toy, the author of 6 popular cookbooks, a private chef, and has taught Asian-fusion cooking for several Maine community education programs. Learn how to prepare a variety of recipes from Asia, Europe, and the Americas incorporating traditional and local ingredients. Each meal will actively engage cooks with the tools, techniques, and stories behind the dishes being created. 

Step back to a time when President Franklin Roosevelt, Eleanor, and their family escaped to their “beautiful little island” in the Canadian maritimes, Campobello Island. We will be exclusive guests of the international park, staying in historic Victorian cottages. Workshop participants will be immersed in the same coastal scenery enjoyed by the summer residents at the turn of the 20th century. Register for the retreat then call Sherry Mitchell at 506-752-2922 to make room reservations. Only Acadian Arts Retreats participants will be allowed to reserve overnight accommodations in the park.





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