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Mid-Maine Regional Adult Community Education


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Constellations of Fall F17


with Ted Elliott

Calendar Sep 27, 2017 at 5:30 pm, runs for 4 weeks

We’ll have tons of fun looking through a telescope at Saturn’s rings, Jupiter’s moons, discussing the closest stars, light years, the solar system, Messier’s list…it’s a BIG universe but we’ll make it comprehensive. You will need a copy of The Stars: A New Way to See Them by Hans Rey (preferably the 2008 edition with the updated planetary tables). We might even try to make it to the new Colby Observatory! Instructor will have a green laser for pointing out everything…easy for you! Limit 6 students.

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Hunter Safety Messalonskee F17
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Hunter Safety Messalonskee F17


with Craig Gerry

Calendar Sep 12, 2017 at 8:30 am, runs for 2 weeks
Offered by the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife, this course covers safety, the proper handling of firearms, hunter responsibilities, landowner relations, ethics, map and compass reading, first aid, and survival. There will be homework, you must attend all class time, and pass the written test at the end of class 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/pencil, and backpack/shopping bag for your books. Limit 40 students. Class meets Tue. 5:45-9:00pm. Sun. 8:30 am-4:30 pm.
Softball Umpiring F17
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Softball Umpiring F17


with Scott Tilton

Calendar Sep 18, 2017 at 6 pm, runs for 3 weeks

Gain a better understanding of softball rules. Learn why umpires stand where they do, what the “strike zone” is, umpire signals, and philosophy. Knowing the ins and outs of umpiring may add to the enjoyment of the game! Limit 15 students.

Worm Composting for Beginners F17


with Jock Robie

Calendar Sep 26, 2017 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week
Come and learn how to construct, set up, and maintain a worm bin to compost kitchen vegetable waste in order to recycle it as plant food. Join Jock Robie as he discusses the harvesting of worm castings and vermicompost for gardening and houseplants as well as “worm tea”! Each student will set up their own worm bin with worms to take home. All materials and worms are supplied at no extra charge. Jock Robie has over eight years of practical experience designing, building, and using worm bins to compost kitchen waste. He feeds his 40 worm bins close to 35 pounds per week of kitchen scraps. Visit Jock’s blog at for more information about worm composting. Limit 10 students.

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Worm Composting Free Alumni Harvest Night F17


with Jock Robie

Calendar Sep 28, 2017 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

This will be a free session for any interested alumni and new students. The instructor will inspect worm bins, demonstrate and assist with harvesting, and answer any questions. The instructor will bring six harvest kits for alumni to use harvesting their own worm bins.

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