RSU#12 Adult Education
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Peace through Meditation Morning class
with Roberta Barnes, RSU#12 Adult Education
Beginning your week with a time to slip into that tranquil place beneath your thoughts, can put you in the right frame of mind for the remainder of the week. Each of the firast classes will begin with the introduction of a different way to slip into meditation so that you can choose the best way for you. The remainder of each class is a series of meditations increasing in length. The only requirment is to wear comfortable clothing.
A Field Course in Old Barns
with Les Fossel, RSU#12 Adult Education
This is a course for people that have old barns(that maybe need repairs(, or want an old barn, or you just love old barns! The emphasis will be on the practical ways to maintain your old barn at an affordable cost. The first session will be in the classroom, after that, meetings will be held in the old barns of class members. This course is co-sponsered by the Morris Farm Trust in Wiscassett. The last class will be a potluck supper at the instructors house, where class members can visit the intructors shop, barns, and reference library. NOTE: Followinf first class the day and time of future classes will be determined by class members.Les Fossel is one of Maines foremost expert on early buildings. He has helped preserve early building for forty two years.
Backyard Honey Bee's
with Jean Vose, RSU#12 Adult Education
This class is presented by Jean Vose, it provides information about keeping honeybee's in North America. It includes basic information onj honey bee biology, kinds of bee's in the hive and a look inside the hive. Jean will explain how to get started with beekeeping and introduce native bee's and explain how to identiy and attract them. This class includes a slideshow and take home handouts, Jean is a master Gardener, certified Horticulturist and Backyard Beekeeper, since 1986.
Card Making Made Easy - Session 1
with Lorna Plourde, RSU#12 Adult Education
These cards are all hand made from the heart-one you’d be proud to give to anyone. You will never need to go to the store and buy another Birthday, Anniversary or Get Well card, etc. In this class students will learn how to create and design their own cards using new decorating techniques, finishes and additional embellishments. The first Thursday of each month, students will complete a minimum of 3-5 cards each session. Come join a fun filled evening and learn how to make beautiful homemade cards. There will be a door prize each session. All supplies are provided. Students must pay lab fee of four dollars to the instructor on the first night of class. Thirty dollars for all three sessions or 12.00 for one. Lab fee must to paid to instructer, please do not include it in your registration.
- Lab fee - $4
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Cleaning with Essential Oils
with Mary Alderman, RSU#12 Adult Education
Come and join us and learn how chemicals in your cleaning supplies are making your home toxic and what you can do about it. We will discuss how you can detox your natural cleaning supplies you can easily make at home. We will also discuss why you should clean with essential oils, the science behind using essential oils, safety guidelines and tips for cleaning with essential oils, which oils to use and you will receive recipes for making products for your laundry, bathroom, kitchen, carpets, glass, wood and even the air! You will also learnsome of the basics about essential oils, we can answer any questions you might have, and introduce you to some of the most popular oils and how to use them. There is a 15.00 dollar lab fee, paid to the instructor the night of class. This is just in time for Spring cleaning!!
College and Personal Financing 101
with Maria MacDougal, RSU#12 Adult Education
This class will cover a wide range of topics including and overview of the financial aid process, filing the FAFSA, and looking for scholarships. We will also review money managment while you are attending higher education. Also covered are specifics on student loans, and loan forgiveness options for educators.
Darling Needle Felted Animals
with Debra Arter, RSU#12 Adult Education
In this one evening class each particiapnt will make one or more cozy, soft small mammals or birds of their choice out of wool and use the felting method to create the features of their new friend. In the past, popular choices were bears, penquins and ducks. A material fee of 9.00 covers all wool and armature materials, plus one felting needle. You may create a treasured gift or something to keep for yourself. No experience needed, young people age 12 and up may attend with an adult. Bring your glasses with you if you wear them for close vision. Class size is limited. Deb holds an MA in fine Arts and has been teaching Adults various art projects for many years.
Essential Oils Gift Basket Mothers Day or Fathers Day or Graduation
with Mary Alderman, RSU#12 Adult Education
Come and have some fun and also make a great gift for someone for Mothers Day, or Fathers Day or Graduation with essential oils. These gifts will be appreciated as a thoughtful expression of caring. Choices are: Men- shaving cream and body lotion, Shampoos and Conditioners Women- Bath Salts and body lotion, Kids- Bath Bomb and Body lotion, Baby body wash and lotion. Lab fee is 10.00 for each basket, make one or more, limit of four, this is a two night class. April 2nd and April 9th. Lab fee is paid to the instructor.