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Mid-Maine Regional Adult Community Education



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Empty Bowls Community Pottery Project Messalonskee W18

$20

with Sherrie Damon

Calendar Jan 25, 2018 at 5:30 pm, runs for 2 weeks

In this class you learn to make and glaze slab bowls that will contribute to the supply of bowls for the Empty Bowls Dinner here at Messalonskee High School on Mar. 9. You will make two bowls to take home to use as a gifts or decorations and the other two bowls will contribute to an evening event that will help the food pantries in our RSU 18 communities. Dress in work clothes. A $15 materials fee is payable to the instructor the start of class. This covers the cost of clay, glaze, and firing of your two bowls. Storm make up will be Feb. 8 and 15. Limit 12 students.

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English Literature Messalonskee W18
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English Literature Messalonskee W18

$35

with Carol Sturtevant

Calendar Feb 1, 2018 at 5 pm, runs for 15 weeks
This class will focus on various genres of literature, as well as the aspects of literacy. It will explore novels, short stories, poetry, and drama, including the biographies of the authors studied. Grammar and vocabulary will be taught and practiced as they occur in the literary works selected. There is no required textbook; however, students may provide their own copies of the required reading. All literature for the class is available for reading online. Storm cancellations and any other changes to the Thursday schedule will be made up on Monday evenings with dates to be announced. Limit: 10 students.
English Literature W18
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English Literature W18

$35

with Carol Sturtevant

Calendar Feb 6, 2018 at 2:30 pm, runs for 15 weeks

This class will focus on various genres of literature, as well as the aspects of literacy. It will explore novels, short stories, poetry, and drama, including the biographies of the authors studied. Grammar and vocabulary will be taught and practiced through the selected literary works. All assigned literature may be read online, unless students prefer to provide their own copies of the literary works. Limit 10 students. No class during the week of Apr. 16 - 20.

Fresh Cheese Making Messalonskee W18

$11

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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Gentle Yoga W18

$49

with Tiffany Lopes

Calendar Feb 8, 2018 at 11 am, runs for 6 weeks

Gentle Yoga is just that, a gentler approach to exploring movement linked with breath and body alignment. Props (which are all available at the studio) may include chairs, blocks, blankets, and yoga mats. Because chairs are always available, this a great class for students that may have any mobility limitations. Gentle Yoga is also a nice introduction to yoga if you’re feeling that you want to go a little slower. No prior yoga or meditation experience is necessary. Limit 24 students. No class Feb. 22.

Grow Your Own Organic Garden Messalonskee W18

$15

with Anna Mueller

Calendar Apr 4, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Are you interested in learning how to grow your own vegetables in a sustainable manner? Join us for an evening-long workshop on how to grow your own garden organically. We will discuss the basics of soil science and how to enrich your soil to produce healthy, high-yeilding plants. The course will also cover the fundamentals of making and using compost, the principles of crop rotation, and how to incorporate green manures to manage nutrients in the garden. Other topics will include how to tell the difference between cultivated plants and weeds, basic weed control strategies, and cultural methods for dealing with pests. The instructor will be an experienced farmer or gardener from our area. You will receive free seeds, a copy of the presentation, and a resource guide! All welcome - from first timers to experienced gardeners. Limit 20 students.

How to Become a Notary Public W18

$10

with Patti Dubois

Calendar Apr 4, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week
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. Limit 15 students.

Hunter Safety Messalonskee W18

$6

with Craig Gerry

Calendar Feb 28, 2018 at 5:45 pm, runs for 2 weeks

Be ready for Turkey season or get your hunting certificate ahead of the fall rush. This 10-hour in-the-classroom and home-study course is offered by the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife and covers the proper handling of firearms, hunter responsibilities, landowner relations, ethics, map and compass reading, first aid, and survival. You must attend all class time and pass the test in order to get your certificate. A parent or guardian must accompany students between 10 and 17 years of age. Please bring a notebook, pen or pencil, and backpack or shopping bag for your study materials. Please pre-register by Monday , Feb. 26.  Snowstorm make-ups will be Wednesday, Feb. 28 and Sunday, Mar. 18 if needed. Limit 40 students.

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