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Mid-Maine Regional Adult Community Education

Personal Enrichment

Fresh Cheese Making Messalonskee W18


with Jean Koons

Calendar Apr 24, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

In this class students will learn the hands-on-process of making fresh cheese - including yogurt, ricotta, paneer, mozzarella, and queso rexo (buttermilk cheese). A $10 material fee is payable to instructor at start of class. Students will need to bring tight plastic containers to take some cheese home. Limit 10 students.

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Local College Tours W18
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Local College Tours W18


with Linda Davis

Calendar Jan 2, 2018 , runs for 21 weeks

Do you want to tour a college, but want someone to go with you to advise you? Call today and schedule an appointment with our college and career advisor. You will meet with admissions personnel and learn about programs and requirements, peer mentors, and financial aid as well as touring the facility. This tour could be the beginning of understanding how to access and feel at ease with a college campus. Colleges may include, but are not limited to: Kennebec Valley Community College, Thomas College, University of Maine at Augusta, and Unity College.

Tours will be scheduled by appointment. Please call 873-5754 to make an appointment.

Maine Driving Dynamics (Defensive Driving) May W18


with State of Maine

Calendar May 22, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

This five hour program in accident prevention for drivers of all ages 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. Fee: $41; age 65 and over, $26

Microsoft PowerPoint & Publisher 2013 W18


with Linda Davis

Calendar May 1, 2018 at 5:30 pm, runs for 3 weeks

Power Point: In this presentation software program you will learn to cut, copy and paste, along with learning about different fonts to create slide shows. You will learn to import from other files like Word, Excel, and the Internet and learn about compatibility with other MS Office Suite products.

Microsoft Publisher: The Publisher program is designed to aid you in designing your own calendars, cards, and invitations, to name only a few of the many ways to use this program.

Students need to bring a thumb drive to class. Limit 12 students.

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Nature Journaling Art Messalonskee W18


with Kirsten Guyaz

Calendar May 30, 2018 at 5 pm, runs for 4 weeks

“The world is full of magical things, patiently waiting for our senses to grow sharper.” (W.B. Yeats)  All around us is the wider world - of nature - that often goes unseen and unheard.  Awaken your curiosity and come explore your journey in nature through art and words.  Using cloth-bound journals and a variety of media and subjects, focused on both the biological and artistic sides, you will create beauty as seen through your eyes.  Various found objects - and please bring your own finds - will be used for contour drawing, cyanotypes, prints, sketches, poems, and more.  We will journey outdoors for a portion of the time, as weather permits.  Ages 17 and up are welcome.  A $10 material fee is payable to the instructor at start of class.  Limit 12 students.

On Your Feet! Broadway in Boston W18
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On Your Feet! Broadway in Boston W18


with Jane Lee

Calendar Apr 21, 2018 at 7:30 am, runs for 1 week

From their humble beginnings in Cuba, Emilio and Gloria Estefan came to America and broke through all barriers to become a crossover sensation at the very top of the pop music world. But just when they thought they had it all, they almost lost everything.

On Your Feet! takes you behind the music and inside the real story of this record-making and ground breaking couple who, in the face of adversity, found a way to end up on their feet.

Directed by two-time Tony Award winner Jerry Mitchell (Kinky Boots), with choreography by Olivier Award winner Sergio Trujillo (Jersey Boys) and an original book by Academy Award winner Alexander Dinelaris (Birdman). On Your Feet! features some of the most iconic songs of the past quarter-century and one of the most inspiring stories in music history.

The bus will depart from the Elm Plaza Shopping Center parking lot (closest to Main Street and in front of K-Mart) in Waterville at 7:30 a.m. and will make another pick-up at the West Gardiner Service Plaza at 8:00 a.m. After a “stretch-your-legs” break in Kennebunk we should arrive at Quincy Market at around 11:30 a.m. for some shopping and lunch on your own. We will then attend the 2:00 p.m. matinee at the Boston Opera House with our seats located in the mezzanine section!

We will head back to Maine after the show and after a “pit-stop” in Kennebunk and drop off in Gardiner, we should return to Waterville by approximately 9:00 p.m.

No refunds will be made after March 12, 2018. Fee includes transportation and theater ticket. You are expected to pay for your own meals.

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Preserving the Harvest: Hands-on Jams and Jellies Messalonskee W18


with Deborah Barnett

Calendar May 16, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Ever wonder how to make and preserve your own jams and jellies?  This hands-on food preservation workshop will teach you the basic steps for both canning and freezing.  Participants will receive a “Preserving the Harvest” food preservation packet, and will learn recommended methods for preserving foods, the latest and safest recipes, about equipment to insure safety, and how to check for properly sealed jars.  Please bring a pot holder with you to the workshop (you will be able to take home a jar of what we prepare that evening!).  A $20 material fee is payable to the instructor at start of class. Limit 10 students.

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Quilting: A Quilted Surprise  - Mon W18
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Quilting: A Quilted Surprise - Mon W18


with Joy Roberge

Calendar Apr 30, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 4 weeks

This quilting course is designed for the beginner and intermediate student and is offered Mon, Tue and Wed nights. Both levels are taught in the same class. Beginners will work on a 9-Patch wall hanging that will teach the basics of rotary cutting, machine piecing, and hand quilting. The intermediate project will be Quilted Surprise (but not a mystery). As always, you’re welcome to bring your U.F.O projects to finish. All students will need to have the necessary rotary cutting mat, ruler, cutter and their own sewing machine. There is limited enrollment for this class, so sign up early. There will be an Open House Wednesday, Apr. 11, at Winslow High School room 212 from 6:00- 7:30 pm. This will allow beginners to see the project and get their materials list. Limit 15 students per class night

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