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ABCs of Medicare Messalonskee W18

Free

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.  Please call 465-9134 or email janderson@rsu18.org to pre-register by Thursday, Apr. 12.  Limit 20 students.

 

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Adoption 101 Messalonskee W18

Free

with Lindsay Bragdon

Calendar Mar 28, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Are you thinking of adding to your family through adoption?  This Maine Children’s Home class is an introduction to the adoption process; you will learn about procedures, rules, regulations, in-state, inter-state, and international adoption processes.  Please call 465-9134 or email janderson@rsu18.org to register.   Limit 15 students.

 

 

American Sign Language: Part III W18

$59

with Carol Sturtevant

Calendar Feb 7, 2018 at 5 pm, runs for 12 weeks

This class is a continuation of the ASL class offered in the fall of 2017. All material covered in the fall semester will be reviewed and practiced, as new material is added, beginning with the first class of the spring semester. New students are invited to join the class, which is still designed for students who have had little to minimal exposure to ASL and wish to improve and increase their skill level. The course will emphasize the basics of American Sign Language (ASL). A study of the Deaf Community and Deaf Culture will also be emphasized, through the study of culturally appropriate behaviors and the historical aspects of the development and acceptance of ASL as a recognized language. The use of ASL in the classroom will be practiced by students and demonstrated by the instructor throughout the semester. In this way, students will develop beginning conversational skills. Students will be exposed to the following aspects of ASL grammar: basic vocabulary, fingerspelling techniques, numbers, syntax, gestural skills, and grammatical non-manual signals, in order to provide competence in communication, through receptive and expressive readiness activities, as a component of guided communication. A textbook, a workbook, and various DVDs will be used to offer a wide range of vocabulary and cultural aspects of the language. Limit: 10 students. No class Feb. 21, and Apr. 18.

Aromatherapy Diffuser Jewelry W18

$10

with Rachael Gilley

Calendar Mar 7, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Diffuser jewelry is a creative and fun way to use essential oils on the go. Local art teacher, Rachael Gilley, will guide you in designing your own diffuser bracelet and necklace made with lava beads, as well as other stones. All supplies/tools are provided. Participants take home a free sample of essential oil to use with your new bracelet! A $15 material fee is payable to the instructor first night of class. Limit 10 students.

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

$6

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. 

Art in an Evening: Vincent Van Gogh: “Starry Night”, Messalonskee W18

$6

with Doreen Morgan

Calendar Mar 7, 2018 at 6 pm

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 "Starry Night"originally by Vincent Van Gogh.  A $45 material fee is payable to the instructor at start of class.  Limit 18 students. Storm Make-up Mar. 14, Room 203.

Babysitter Lessons & Safety Training: B.L.A.S.T. Messalonskee W18

$5

with Kelly Roderick

Calendar Mar 19, 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, but they do not need to pay/register. A $20 materials fee is payable to instructor at start of class - includes book and certificate. Please pre-register by Mar. 12. Limit 12 students. 

Ballroom Dancing W18

$29

with Louise Cote

Calendar Feb 27, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Learn the basics of social dance in a fun and easy to learn format, even if you have two left feet! We will cover the most popular dances including Waltz, Swing, Tango, and more. Classes will cover patterns, musicality, partnership and other techniques to become comfortable and confident on the dance floor. Soft-soled shoes required. This is a “couples class”. $29 Fee is per couple. Limit 10 couples.

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