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Elder Law - The Basics W18
with John Nale
Elder Law The Basics Messalonskee W18
with John Nale
This free two-hour class will include discussion regarding retirement planning, advance directives, guardianships and conservatorships, second marriage family planning, long-term care and estate planning. Attorney Nale will be available after class to answer any questions as well. Please register by calling 465-9134 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Limit 20 students.
Empty Bowls Community Pottery Project Messalonskee W18
with Sherrie Damon
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.
English Literature Messalonskee W18
with Carol Sturtevant
English Literature W18
with Carol Sturtevant
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
with Jean Koons
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.
Gentle Yoga W18
with Tiffany Lopes
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
with Anna Mueller
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.