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Acoustic Guitar I F19
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Acoustic Guitar I F19


with Ted Elliott

Calendar Nov 20, 2019 at 5:30 pm, runs for 4 weeks
The guitar is the world’s most popular instrument! I’ll start you off easy, and in this class you’ll learn the chromatic scale, how a capo works, tuning the guitar and the 16 chords you’ll need to play a jillion songs. We’ll listen to, play, and discuss early Bob Dylan, Woody Guthrie, Iris DeMent, Gordon Lightfoot, Rory Block, Bruce Springsteen, and, of course, some Christmas music! We’ll learn how to read tablature and when your fingers get tired we’ll view some DVD’s for fun! By the second class you will need to bring a capo and picks. Limit 6 students.

Art in an Evening: Vincent Van Gogh “Mashup/Sunflowers” Nov. 13 Messalonskee F19


with Doreen Morgan

Calendar Nov 13, 2019 at 6 pm

Back by popular demand—enjoy a relaxing evening creating art!  In these three-hour sessions, we will make paintings inspired by famous works.  You will make your own masterpiece and learn a lot about painting and the artists as well.  No art experience is necessary!  Doreen provides the paint, brushes, canvas, easels, and instructions to create your project.  You will leave class with a smile and a wonderful painting for that room you have just redecorated or to give as a gift to a beloved family member or friend.  A $45 materials fee is payable to the instructor at the start of class.  Limit 18 students.

Batik Painting for All Messalonskee F19


with Pam Gatcomb

Calendar Nov 16, 2019 at 8 am

In this class beginners will learn the art of Batik Painting using a chanting tool. This art form is simple and fun, so it will allow you to be quite successful quickly. Students who have taken the class before will be able to advance their skills. You will make a colorful batik painting and dip dye a bandana using real indigo dye. Our instructor learned the art form from a Master Batik Javanese artist in Singapore where she lived for a year. She has taught this class at summer camp and her students love “batiking.” This class is open to community members, parents/guardians, and young people 10 to 17 who are interested in expanding their art skills. (Both parent and young person must register.) Please bring a hair dryer (if you have one), large plastic trash bag, and several plastic grocery shopping bags. A $25 material fee is payable to the instructor at the start of class. Do bring a bag lunch, as we will have a half hour break about halfway though the class while our art work dries. Limit 10 students.

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Becoming a Resource Family in Maine Messalonskee F19


with Erin Hamlin

Calendar Nov 13, 2019 at 5:30 pm

Did you know that YOU could be the life-changing person for a child here in Maine? Yes, YOU can become a foster or adoptive parent! Come learn about the licensing process and the different ways you can help Maine children. There is a special need for people who can care for infants, sibling groups, and adolescents, while also supporting the reunification process. There are also over 100 children waiting to find a Forever Family. Join us for this informational meeting and take that very first step to becoming a Resource Family. Must be at least 21 years old. Limit 18 students.

College Essentials for Student Success: Preparing for Success - How to Study F19
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College Essentials for Student Success: Preparing for Success - How to Study F19


with Linda Davis

Calendar Nov 18, 2019 at 9 am

This course, designed with University of Maine at Augusta and Kennebec Valley Community College, will assist students to develop the skills necessary to be successful in college. The class will cover topics such as college applications, FAFSA and financial aid, study skills, time management, and more in a safe, non-judgmental atmosphere. The class will be offered in three modules. Students may take one or all three modules. If all three modules are completed successfully students may be eligible for college credits and /or scholarship opportunities. (3 UMA credits/1 KVCC credit) No class Oct. 14 and Nov. 11. Module 3: Preparing for Success - How to Study • Selecting Textbook • Note Taking Hints • Presentation Guidelines • Acceptable Citations • Exam Techniques

Corn Husk Wreath Messalonskee F19


with Charlotte Gifford

Calendar Oct 22, 2019 at 6 pm

We will make an unusually striking cornhusk wreath for your front door or as a gift for your Thanksgiving host or hostess. (Hang it for Halloween too!) A $15 materials fee is payable to the instructor at start of class. Limit 10 students.

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Creative Floral Décor F19


with Stephanie Mathias

Calendar Oct 29, 2019 at 6 pm

This session is designed to teach people how to cost effectively design and create your own floral décor for your home or as a gift for family or friends! No need to be a pro to create something unique which is exactly what you will be doing during this session as you will create one to take home with you! A $15 materials fee will be payable to the instructor on the night of the class. Limit 12 students. Storm date of Nov. 12.

CTE Experience at MMTC F19


with Dave Boardman

Calendar Sep 17, 2019 at 3:30 pm

This class is for working educators who would like to earn professional development contact hours while learning the basics of first aid, car maintenance, carpentry, video production, health maintenance, and so much more! Spend each two-hour session trying one of MMTC’s programs. You’ll have a great time with fellow educators and you’ll leave with some handy skills and an inside look at a thriving career and technical education center. Limit 15 students.

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