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Mid-Maine Regional Adult Community Education

Personal Enrichment

ABCs of Medicare Messalonskee W18


with Jim Baumer

Calendar Apr 24, 2018 at 4 pm, runs for 1 week

This one-session workshop will help you understand Medicare, how and when to apply, and private plan options available to eligible beneficiaries.    Limit 30 students.


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Academy of Medical Professions - online W18
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Academy of Medical Professions - online W18

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Calendar Jan 2, 2018 , runs for 26 weeks

MMRACE has partnered with the Academy of Medical Professions to deliver online certificate courses in healthcare professions. Online Training Programs can start you on a path to in-demand careers in the healthcare field. You can begin the online programs at any time –whenever it is right for you to start. Some program options have lab and clinical experience requirements that will need to be done in person. There are distance sites throughout the state for those requirements to be completed.

Choose from many different program options!

• Billing and Coding – $1,200 – $6,100

• Clinical Medical Assistant -- $3,000 - $5,600

• CMAA -- $3,000 - $6,100

Dental Assisting -- $2,400

• Group Fitness & Personal Trainer - $1500 - $2,700

• Medical Transcription -- $2,400

• Pharmacy Technician -- $1,850

 Phlebotomy -- $2,400

Payment plans are available by contacting The Academy Of Medical Professions at or 1-866-516-8274

These online career training certification programs may be available at no cost to qualifying students* through Maine CareerCenter. If you are unemployed or under-employed, call us for details today! 873-5754.

*Qualifying participant through CareerCenter – unemployed or underemployed (making less than $15 per hour), must have high school diploma or equivalent, must pass CASAS reading and math assessment with a score of 220 or over, must have active account at Maine JobLink.

Acoustic Guitar I W18


with Ted Elliott

Calendar Apr 25, 2018 at 5:30 pm, runs for 4 weeks

In this class for the total, near beginner, I’ll start you off easy. The guitar is the world’s most popular instrument! You’ll learn the chromatic scale, how a capo works, tuning, and the 16 chords you’ll need to play a jillion songs. We’ll listen to, play, and discuss early Bob Dylan, Woody Guthrie, Iris DeMent, Gordon Lightfoot, Johnny Cash, and Rory Block, and more! Some DVD’s will be seen when your fingers get tired. You’ll need to bring a guitar, capo, picks, tuner, and notebook. Some practice will be required between classes. Limit 6 students.

Full Course

Art in an Evening: Vincent Van Gogh: “Almond Blossoms”, Messalonskee W18


with Doreen Morgan

Calendar May 2, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

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 artistic side.  Wonderful for gift giving or that room you have just redecorated.  We will paint “Almond Blossoms” originally by Vincent Van Gogh.  A $45 material fee is payable to the instructor at start of class.  Limit 18 students. 

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Batik Painting I and II Messalonskee W18


with Pam Gatcomb

Calendar May 5, 2018 at 8:30 am, runs for 1 week

In this class beginners will learn the Art of Batiking using a chanting tool. This art form is simple and fun, so it will allow you to be quite successful quickly. Students who have taken the class before will be able to advance their skills. You will make a colorful batik painting and dip dye a bandana using real indigo dye. Our instructor learned the art form from a Master Batik Javanese artist in Singapore where she lived for a year. She has taught this class at summer camp and her students love “batiking.” This class is open to all, including young people 10 to 17 with their guardian. (Both parent and young person must register.) Please bring a hair dryer (if you have one), large plastic trash bag, and several plastic grocery shopping bags. A $20 material fee is payable to the instructor at start of class. Please bring a bag lunch, as we will have a half hour break about halfway through the class while our art work dries. Limit 10 students.

Better Living Module Series: 3. Leadership Skills W18
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Better Living Module Series: 3. Leadership Skills W18


with Linda Davis

Calendar Apr 24, 2018 at 1 pm, runs for 4 weeks

These modules work with students to address barriers that prevent them from going back to school or changing careers. This is a great choice for students who are not sure they can commit to a full-semester course. Each module will meet once a week for four sessions and is independent of the other modules. This allows students to take one or more of the modules over the course of the semester. Each completed module earns a high school diploma student one quarter elective credit. Community members are also welcome.

Budgeting Basics W18


with Sherrie Brann

Calendar May 17, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Create a household budget that works for you! In this workshop we will explore tools and tips for personal money management. Learn to track your expenses, build a budget, and set financial goals.

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Cell Phones/Smart Phone for Beginners & Seniors Messalonskee W18


with Eli FitzGerald

Calendar May 1, 2018 at 5 pm, runs for 1 week
Do you wish you had a cell phone or smart phone? Do you wish you knew better how to use the one you have? Would you like to text like the kids and grandkids? Or perhaps you don't know what features you need, or would wish you had if you had only known when you signed up for the phone? Bring your phone, cords, and booklet if you have one, and if you don’t that’s ok this is the night to learn about cell phones and what they can do. Limit 6 students.
Full Course

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