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Art In an Evening: Paul Cezanne Inspired Still Life, Dec. 5 Messalonskee F18
with Doreen Morgan
In three hours you can paint a masterpiece and take it home. No art experience is needed! Doreen provides the paint, brushes, canvas, aprons, easels, and instructions to create your art project. You will leave with a smile and perhaps find your inner artistic self. Wonderful for gift giving or that room you have just redecorated. We will paint works originally by Vincent Van Gogh, Gustav Klimt, and Henri Matisse. A $45 materials fee is payable to the instructor at start of each class. Limit 18 students.
Babysitter Lessons & Safety Training: B.L.A.S.T. Messalonskee F18
with Kelly Roderick
BLAST! Babysitter Lessons and Safety Training Program (the Second Edition) published by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) is an important program for babysitters. It is exciting and interactive and provides training in pediatric first aid, household safety, and the fundamentals of childcare. We will cover the most current practices for safety and injury prevention, First Aid basics for emergency, quick references tools for babysitters, and a fun, easy to follow booklet. The program will prepare you to interview for a babysitting job, select safe and suitable games and activities, prevent accidents, perform first aid and CPR, and begin babysitting safely and competently. Designed for young people ages 12 and older who are interested in learning the skills for babysitting. A parent or guardian must accompany young people 12 to 17. A $20 materials fee is payable to the instructor at the start of class--includes book and certificate. Makeup date Dec. 11. Limit 10 students.
Christmas Centerpiece F18
with Cathy Ribbons
Learn how to create a centerpiece for your table, which you can enjoy throughout the holiday season. We will use Christmas boughs and some flowers to create the basic arrangement. You might want to add holiday decorations such as ornaments or 1-2 tapered candles. A $15 materials fee is payable to the instructor at start of class. . A student purchased “tools” list is available on our FAQ tab at midmaine.maineadulted.org. Limit 15 students.
Christmas Door Swags F18
with Cathy Ribbons
Looking for something a little different other than a wreath to decorate your door this holiday season? Join me and learn the basic floral techniques that you can use throughout the year! We will create a beautiful, self-made swag to hang on your door with various greens and decorations of your choice. Quotes from former students: “No experience needed!” “It is amazing how they all turned out so beautiful, with no mistakes!” A $15 materials fee is payable to the instructor at start of class. . A student purchased “tools” list is available on our FAQ tab at midmaine.maineadulted.org. Limit 15 students.
Gardens Aglow Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens F18
with Paula Raymond
SEE THE GARDENS IN A WHOLE NEW LIGHT! No need to worry about parking or driving in poor visibility on this trip! Travel to Boothbay in comfort with a Cyr Bus and in-bus entertainment. The bus will drop you off at the Visitor’s Center of the gardens. Once inside, you will have two and one half hours to explore the magic within the gardens. Join us this winter for the biggest and brightest light display in Maine! This year, over 360,000 energy efficient LED lights decorate our central gardens and buildings. That’s right - the largest light display in Maine just got larger! From the lights, to the s’mores pit, food trucks and special art exhibits, Gardens Aglow has something for the whole family. Join us to experience the magic. Saturday, 4:30 -10:00 p.m., Dec. 1 (1 session) Rain Date: Saturday, Dec. 8 Depart 4:30 p.m., from Waterville Senior High School back parking lot, Return 10:00 p.m. Depart 5:00 p.m., from Gardiner (West Gardiner Service Plaza) Return 9:30 p.m.
How to Become a Notary Public F18
with Patti Dubois
The instructor will guide the students through the application process to become a Notary Public, and will provide basic information on common notary duties, and share how to perform wedding ceremonies. Storm date of Dec. 12. Limit 15 students.
Magic of Christmas, Portland Symphony Orchestra F18
with Jane Lee
The bus will depart from Waterville Senior High School back parking lot at 12:00 p.m. and will make another pick-up at the West Gardiner Service Plaza at 12:30 p.m. We should arrive at around 1:30 p.m.. We will then attend the 2:00 p.m. matinee at the Portland Symphony! We will head back and drop off in Gardiner, we should return to Waterville by approximately 6:00 p.m. No refunds will be made after October 15. Fee includes transportation and theater ticket.
Maine Driving Dynamics (Defensive Driving) F18
with Unknown State of Maine
This five hour program covers accident prevention for drivers of all ages and is cosponsored by the Maine Department of Public Safety. Those completing the course will receive a three point credit on their driving record. Pre-registration is required. Self-Supporting Fee: $41; age 65 and over, $26