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Ellsworth Adult Education

Ellsworth, ME

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Ellsworth Adult Education Classes

Adulting 101: Practical Tips for Juggling Life, Work and Family (Thu)


with Emily Nash, Ellsworth Adult Education

Calendar Sep 24, 2019 at 10:30 am, runs for 13 weeks

Join us for this series of workshops to share tips about:

  • Finding a place to live and maintain a household;
  • Eating healthy on a budget;
  • Getting on your feet financially, including financial literacy;
  • Communicating effectively with others;
  • Raising healthy and well-adjusted children.

These workshops will involve presentations, discussions and sharing, and is an excellent complement to Career Pathways and Technology for Your Future. Ongoing enrollment.



with Linda Penkalski, Ellsworth Adult Education

Calendar Oct 16, 2019 at 7 pm, runs for 5 weeks

Maine has some of the darkest skies East of the Mississippi River. Learn how to “read the night sky” as you identify the seasonal constellations, the phases of the moon and visible planets. At least one session will be spent outdoors studying the night sky. If it is clear the first session, wear warm clothes and sturdy shoes, and bring a flashlight! Jupiter and Saturn are visible in the evening sky. No class 11/13/19. Makeup class, if needed, 12/04/19.

Ballroom Dance for Beginners


with Elizabeth Pouwels, Ellsworth Adult Education

Calendar Sep 29, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Do you have a wedding or special event coming up, or do you just want to learn the basics of the traditional Waltz, Foxtrot and East Coast Swing? Join us for a great time socializing and learning to dance, and it’s also great exercise! Come alone or with a partner - singles are welcome!  Makeup class, if needed, 11/10/19.

Beekeeping for Beginners


with Peter Cowin, Ellsworth Adult Education

Calendar Oct 16, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 3 weeks

This class is designed to stimulate interest and questions about beekeeping as a hobby or to help with pollination. It covers what is needed, where to locate bee hives, where to buy them, what it costs and how to care for bees so they survive the winter. Many join the class because they are aware of the huge importance and decline of honeybees and other pollinators and want to help. Learn about the fascinating hobby of beekeeping, pollinate your garden and grow your own honey! Makeup class (if needed) 11/06/19.

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with Margret Baldwin, Ellsworth Adult Education

Calendar Sep 23, 2019 at 5:30 pm, runs for 3 weeks

This bookbinding class will offer two fundamental methods for creating lovely, personal handmade books. We will begin with the simple Accordion Book in week one and proceed to the Japanese Stab method sewn book for the next two sessions. Please bring a $10.00 materials fee, payable to the instructor, to the first class. Makeup class, if needed, 10/21/19.

Brewing: Basics for the Aspiring Home-Brewer


with Jon Stein, Ellsworth Adult Education

Calendar Oct 29, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 2 weeks

Discover the centuries-old art of brewing beer with a hands-on, interactive sensory approach. We’ll cover the basics: sourcing ingredients and equipment, recipe building, brewing technique and methodology, beer styles and approaches, troubleshooting and off-flavors, and the craft, science, and magic behind it all! We’ll brew an example beer as a class, taking it through all the necessary steps from brew-day to bottling-day during the course of our syllabus, and will encourage students to brew their own batches at home using the techniques learned. *Note: This class meets two weeks apart for time to complete the fermentation cycle; there is no class 11/05/19. You will bring home two bottles of beer. You must be at least 21 years old to register for this class. Makeup class, if needed, 11/19/19.

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Career Advising


with Ann Sargent, Ellsworth Adult Education

Calendar Sep 2, 2019 at 10 am, runs for 17 weeks

If you're thinking of continuing your education at any level meet with our veteran education and career advisor to learn more about how Ellsworth Adult Education can assist you in meeting your goals with career and college advising, courses, workshops, resources, both face-to-face and on-line. Sessions are scheduled by appointment. If you're interested in meeting someone daytime or evening hours, register for this workshop and we'll contact you to schedule a free and confidential meeting. You can also call 664-7110 or email to make an appointment.

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Career Pathways and Technology for Your Future (Mon)


with Vanessa Richards, Ellsworth Adult Education

Calendar Sep 16, 2019 at 2 pm, runs for 13 weeks

This course is designed to build a tool kit for success. You will learn skills to become a confident learner and improve computer skills. If you’re planning on continuing your education, you’ll research options and complete financial aid forms. If you’re seeking work, you’ll do a job search, write a resume, fill out job applications, and prepare for interviews. Several technology workshops will be facilitated on the topics of Microsoft Word and Excel, Google Drive and Applications, managing files and folders, cloud storage, web-based learning, and more. Whether you are continuing your education or want to get organized to find and keep rewarding work, this course is for you. Ongoing Enrollment.

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