Reminder: We are on vacation from February 19-February 23. No Classes.
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Dog Training Basics – MS

with Donna Whitney


Next session: April 22nd to June 6th, 2024

$10 More Info

This beginner dog training class will give you the confidence and skills for you and your pup -- designed for the young and not so  young! Students work in small groups with several trainers assisting. You will receive a helpful manual and many topics will be covered including the commands taught such as walking on a loose leash, stay and come exercises as well as other techniques. We will also discuss any behavior concerns you may have. All dogs must remain leashed at all times. We cannot enroll any dogs displaying aggression for safety reasons. Upon registration, you will receive forms from the Adult Education office to be completed before the classbegins. Please print, read, sign, and bring the forms to class withyou. Additionally, please bring proof of current vaccinations. There is a $125 material fee (cash or check only) due to the instructor onthe first night of class.

NOTE: The first class, Monday, April 22, will be an Orientation andInformation night for the two-legged family member/s only (nodogs on the first night, please)! The first night’s class time will be 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM. After the first class, all following class meetings(April 29, May 6, May 20, & June 6) will meet from 6:00 PM - 7:00PM. There will be no class on May 13 or May 27.Limit 12 dogs. *Only ONE registration & payment is required perdog. Each dog registration includes up to two human companionsin the class (minimum of one human companion required).

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Strength Training for Seniors 50+ – MS

with Angie Reckendorf


Next session: March 18th to May 13th, 2024

$77 More Info

Learn how to implement regular strength training into your week to improve your quality of life. We will progress through an 8-class program where you will be introduced to the basics of movements that will compliment the demands of day-to-day life. You will leave with an understanding of what to do to stay strong at home, what gym equipment is best for you, and have some fun. Bring an exercise mat or small blanket and 1 to 5 pound weights, which you can purchase at most Department or Sporting Goods Stores. There will be no class on 4/15. There will be a storm make up class offered on May 20 if needed. Limit 10 students.

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Sucess with Backyard Chickens – MS

with Jacki Perkins


Next session: May 7th, 2024

$15 More Info

Have you ever wanted to have laying hens, raise baby chicks in the spring, or just have that down-home feel of chickens clucking happily in your yard? We've partnered with Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association(MOFGA) to help you learn the basics! Livestock specialist, Jacki Perkins, will cover breed considerations, housing options, chick arrival, nutrition, and possible health issues, and other best practices. This class is appropriate for those who want-to-be, beginners, and those who like to discuss their chickens. Limit 20 students.

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Paint Your Pet

with Shirley Anderson


Next session: May 6th, 2024

$55 More Info

Paint your pet in acrylic. After registering, you will be emailed instructions on how to send photos to the instructor of your pet. The instructor, Shirley, will premix the colors for your pet and will sketch your pet photo onto a canvas. In class, you will take care of the painting your pet! Use of fun colors and a playful spirit are a must in this class! All materials are provided. Limit 10 students.

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Parents Virtual Lunch and Learn: Cooking Matters – MS

with Deborah Barnett


Next session: February 26th to March 25th, 2024

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If you are the parent or caregiver of children 0-5 years old, this class is specifically designed for your cooking challenges! The class will feature lessons in meal prep, a virtual grocery shopping tour, food budgeting, basic nutrition, and ways to be more physically active. We will talk about PICKY eaters, introducing new foods, and how to have your family be more involved with meal planning. You will learn healthy new recipes and how to choose healthy foods.This class meets online each week, so there is no requirement to arrange childcare. Students who attend all 4 classes and complete all course work will be mailed a good bag which includes a Hannaford gift card and a new cookbook! After you have registered for the class, you will be sent an online survey to complete before the class starts. There will be no class on Mar 11, but there will be course work for you to complete. Limit 10 students.

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Pastels for All Levels

with Ann Rhinehardt


Next session: March 4th to April 8th, 2024

$60 More Info

In this class, we will explore the medium of pastels to create vibrant and luminous paintings. In addition to learning the techniques of painting in pastel, students will experiment with using expressive color in a variety of subject matter, with a concentration on landscapes. The principles of composition, design, value and color will be integrated in all sessions and the care and framing of pastel paintings will be explained. Beginning and more experienced students are welcome! Upon registration, you will receive a list of supplies to purchase before the start of class. Limit 10 students.