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Elder Law The Basics Messalonskee W19
with John Nale
Elder Law The Basics W19
with John Nale
This two-hour class will include discussion regarding retirement planning, advanced directives, guardianships and conservatorships, second marriage family planning, long-term care and estate planning. Good for all ages! Attorney Nale will be available after class to answer any questions as well. Student limit 20.
Empty Bowls Community Pottery Project Messalonskee W19
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. 8. 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 material fee is payable to the instructor at the start of class and covers the cost of clay, glaze, and firing of your two bowls. Limit 12 students. Pick up is Feb. 7, 3:00-3:30 pm. Storm dates of Feb. 7 and 14.
ESL (English as a Second Language) W19
with Terry Hiltz
Do you know someone in the community who is not a native English speaker? Would they like some help to learn how to talk with their child’s teacher, make an appointment with a doctor, identify some of the things in the grocery store, or gain language skills necessary to find and hold a job? Please welcome them to our community and help them to contact us and we will provide free English language classes. Students can enter the class at any time. Learners at all levels of English proficiency (Beginner through Advanced) are welcome. For more information, call 873-5754. No class Feb. 19 - 21, and Apr. 16 - 18.
Gentle Yoga W19
with Tiffany Lopes
Getting Started in Social Media for Seniors Messalonskee W19
with Eli FitzGerald
Do you want to start using social media but feel quite intimidated? This class will cover basics of how Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Snapchat, and other medias work. Smart phones are required for some apps. Up-to-date laptop or tablet is/are ok. Limit 8 students.
Grow Your Own Organic Garden Messalonskee W19
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 garden organically. We will discuss the basics of soil science and how to enrich your soil to produce healthy, high-yielding 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.
Guided Meditation W19
with Ray Reitz
Enjoy a guided meditation, focused on creating a rich inner dialogue and turning inward. Expect to spend time discovering how we can act from love instead of fear, and discovering mindfulness. Limit 15 students. Storm date of Mar. 14.