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

with Donna Whitney

Apr
22

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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First Time Home Buyers Education – Messalonskee

with Laurie Wadsworth

Mar
26

Next session: March 26th to 28th, 2024

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Buying your first house is truly a big deal!  In this 8-hour, in person class we will cover everything you need to know about the home buying process and owning the home going forward. You will learn the steps involved in buying, how to set goals, and prepare for homeownership, explore loan products and credit, protect and grow your investment, and how to avoid being ripped off. A Homebuyers Education Certificate can help you access down payment assistance or mortgage products that require HUD-certified homebuyers education. It’s good for TWO years with most lenders! Register here at midmaine.maineadulted.org and the program will take you to the KVCAP registration site to finish the sign-up process—cost will be $30. Each person must register separately. Limit 24 students.

 

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Cooperative Parenting [Online] – MS

with Emily Buckhalter

Feb
26

Next session: February 26th to April 15th, 2024

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Learn the secrets to establishing a long-term relationship with health communication with your child, other parent, or caregivers. Emily Buckhalter, from KVCAP, gives parents the power to make positive changes that shield their children from parental conflict through this video and discussion-based course. The class meets online via Zoom on Mondays from 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM. Students will receive an email with the Zoom link to class upon registration. Limit 20 students. 

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Fix a Bike – MS

with Erik DeSilva

May
8

Next session: May 8th, 2024

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Join us for a bike maintenance workshop for Teens and Adults. Areyou curious about bicycle mechanics? Would you like to maintain your bike better, do repairs yourself, or get your bike ready for spring? Would you like to be better prepared to fix break downs when you are out on the road? Bring your bike and tool kit, if you have one. A parent or guardian must accompany students 13-16years. Please make a donation by cash or check if you are able to the Bicycle Coalition of Maine at the beginning of class cash or check or via their website www.bikemaine.org/donate. Rain date will be Thursday, May 16. When registering please mark this date on your calendar just in case it rains on May 8. Limit 18 students.

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Cooking Matters for Families

with Deborah Barnett

Apr
2

Next session: April 2nd to 30th, 2024

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This class is specifically designed for the cooking challenges of Families!!!  There will be lessons in meal prep, grocery shopping, food budgeting, and nutrition.  You will learn to prepare and plan healthy meals, save money at the grocery store, keep food safe, and 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.  Participants will receive the ingredients for the recipes we create in each class to share with your family at home.  You will learn healthy new recipes and how to choose healthy foods.  Upon completion of the course, you will receive a gift bag of goodies including a new cookbook.  Kids are welcome to come to the last class.  The teacher will send you an online survey before class starts.  No class during school vacation April 16.  Limit 10 students.

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Alumni Harvest Class for Worm Composting Fall ’23

with Jock Robie

Mar
12

Next session: March 12th, 2024

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This is the free harvest session for students that attended the workshop on November 9th, 2023.

Jock will assist with harvesting, and answer any questions. Additionally, Jock will bring harvest kits for alumni to use harvesting their own worm bins.