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Mid-Maine Regional Adult Community Education



Personal Enrichment

Medicare 101 March W23

$6

with Courtney Cowan

Calendar Mar 1, 2023 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week
Whether you are newly eligible for Medicare or have been enrolled for years, this class has something for everyone. This class will help you gain information on how to obtain Medicare, when you are eligible, and many other important topics. We will also discuss supplemental insurance that can be purchased to compliment original Medicare. There are many different products and carriers available therefore it is so important to become educated about the options you can choose. Medicare has various enrollment periods, which give you the opportunity to change your policy if appropriate. Anyone with questions about Medicare will find this class helpful. The instructor can offer insurance products through Maine Medicare Solutions, a licensed insurance agency. All fees are to help cover MMRACE’s expenses Limit 10 students.

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Sewing for Beginners Messalonskee W23

$30

with Josephine Schiebel

Calendar Mar 1, 2023 at 6 pm, runs for 2 weeks

In this class, you will learn to use a sewing machine and make simple objects such as a tote bag and a zippered pencil pouch. Students must bring their own portable sewing machine to class.  Your supply list will be sent via email when we have enough students for the class. Makeup date of Mar. 22. Limit 8 students.

Full Course

Novel Writing 101 Messalonskee W23

$75

with Rebecca Anderson-Bright

Calendar Mar 2, 2023 at 6:30 pm, runs for 11 weeks

In this workshop, students will draft an original 250-page novel. The course will focus on developing consistent writing habits, as well as elements of the craft, including plot, characterization, setting, and dialogue. Please note that this course will only focus on fiction writing, not memoir or nonfiction. Some prior writing experience is helpful but not required. A Zoom option is available; please email janderson@rsu18.org at the time of registration if this is your preference. No class Mar. 16, and Apr. 20. Makeup date June 1. Limit 12 students.

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Yoga and Meditation for Wellbeing W23

$60

with Kim Nashed

Calendar Mar 4, 2023 at 11 am, runs for 6 weeks

Join Kim Nashed for a relaxed and enjoyable introduction to Yoga and Meditation for Wellbeing. This class includes a focus on Yoga, breath work, and meditation. Yoga mats and props are provided, or you can bring your own. Please check out www.kimnashedyoga.com. Your registration is good for any six Saturday classes Jan. 1 - Mar. 31. Limit 20 students.

Cooking Your Way - Noon Lunch and Learn Messalonskee W23

Free

with Deborah Barnett

Calendar Mar 6, 2023 at 12 pm, runs for 6 weeks

This course is designed for parents or caregivers of young people 18 years or younger. This is a fun, interactive series with three Zoom Group workshops, three independent online classes, and a fourth in-person class. We will learn to make healthier versions of your family’s favorite recipes and find a few new ones. Enroll with a friend and have fun together. Class 1 is Get Cooking and an introduction to the independent sessions. Class 2 will cover “Saving Money at the Grocery Store.” Class 3 is about “Making Family Favorites with less Fat, Sugar, Salt” and “Increasing Daily Physical Activity.” Class 4 is our In-person hands-on cooking class!!! Individual education topics include My Plate, Smart Snacking, and Keeping Your Food Safe. Those completing the course will receive a gift bag and certificate. Limit 5 students per session.

Cooking Your Way - Evening Messalonskee W23

Free

with Deborah Barnett

Calendar Mar 6, 2023 at 5:30 pm, runs for 6 weeks

This course is designed for parents or caregivers of young people 18 years or younger. This is a fun, interactive series with three Zoom group workshops, three independent online classes, and a fourth in-person class. We will learn to make healthier versions of your family’s favorite recipes and find a few new ones. Enroll with a friend and have fun together. Class 1 is Get Cooking and an introduction to the independent sessions. Class 2 will cover “Saving Money at the Grocery Store.” Class 3 is about “Making Family Favorites with less Fat, Sugar, Salt” and “Increasing Daily Physical Activity.” Class 4 is our In-person hands-on cooking class!!! Individual education topics include My Plate, Smart Snacking, and Keeping Your Food Safe. Those completing the course will receive a gift bag and certificate. Limit 5 students.

Design Your Own Fresh Floral Arrangement W23

$50

with Robin Samalus-Getchell

Calendar Mar 6, 2023 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week
Join Robin at The Robin’s Nest to design a seasonal fresh floral arrangement. All materials are included in the cost of the class and you will design a beautiful fresh cut floral arrangement to keep, or to give as a gift. Come prepared to learn some basics of floral design and to have fun! Limit 15 students.
Full Course

Learn to Play the Drum Set Part 1 Online via Zoom W23

$80

with Craig Bryan, Jr.

Calendar Mar 6, 2023 at 6 pm, runs for 4 weeks

This course covers drum set basics such as time, coordination, and proper grip and foot technique. Students will learn four fundamental grooves that are the basis of most popular styles of music and apply these grooves to a variety of familiar songs. Drum set not required. Craig Bryan, Jr. has been teaching music lessons for over 20 years. He has a B.A. in Music Education and currently performs with several bands including the Smokehouse Boys, the Bradley Jazz Collective, and the Heather Pierson Trio, as well as teaching middle school concert band and chorus in Western Maine. Class limited to 15 students. For ages 13+.





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