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Mid-Maine Regional Adult Community Education



Personal Enrichment

ABCs of Medicare Messalonskee F18

Free

with Jim Baumer

Calendar Oct 23, 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. Please pre-register by Thursday, Oct 18. Limit 20 students.

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Art In an Evening: Paul Cezanne Inspired Still Life, Dec. 5 Messalonskee F18

$6

with Doreen Morgan

Calendar Dec 5, 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 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.

Art in an Evening: Henri Matisse's “Cat With Red Fish”, Nov. 7 Messalonskee

$6

with Doreen Morgan

Calendar Nov 7, 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 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

$5

with Kelly Roderick

Calendar Dec 10, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

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.

Batik Painting I and II Messalonskee F18
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Batik Painting I and II Messalonskee F18

$25

with Pam Gatcomb

Calendar Oct 20, 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 community members, parents/guardians, and young people 10 to 17 who are interested in expanding their art skills. (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 materials fee is payable to the instructor at start of class. Do bring a bag lunch, as we will have a half hour break about halfway though the class while our art work dries. Limit 10 students.

Car Buying Basics Messalonskee F18

Free

with Jean Dempster

Calendar Oct 23, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

This workshop will cover how to choose a vehicle that is right for you. We will consider the costs of owning a car aside from the purchase price i.e. fees, insurance, registration. Then we will learn about loans and financing options. Completion of this workshop fulfills the vehicle purchase, training requirement for the Family Development Account. Great for first time car buyers and anyone who thinks that a new car is in their near future. Limit 20 students.

Christmas Centerpiece F18

$12

with Cathy Ribbons

Calendar Dec 5, 2018 at 5:30 pm, runs for 1 week

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.

Full Course

Christmas Door Swags F18

$12

with Cathy Ribbons

Calendar Nov 28, 2018 at 5:30 pm, runs for 1 week

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.

Full Course




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