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"Oh What Fun" Christmas Tags


with Carol Mitchell-Cusick

Oct 14, 2015 at 6 pm, runs for 3 weeks

We will be making 30 gift tags (3 each of 10 designs) using polymer stamps, ink pads and all kinds of embellishments including bows, silver bells, wood glittered snowflakes and more.

Instructor provides stamp set, ink pads and other supplies to complete all your tags. Simple and fun! And you will love them all!

$30.00 supply fee, payable to instructor at first class, includes kit and adhesive.

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Accuplacer Testing

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with Steve Vose

Jul 1, 2015 at 8 am, runs for 52 weeks
The Accuplacer is the college placement test required by local colleges to determine college readiness. Students can take it for FREE through our program at Maranacook Adult and Community Education. Convenient testing times and dates are available. Call 207-685-4923 x1065 and get started on your college planning!

Adult Goju Ryu Karate for Serious Practitioners


with Kevin Webb

Sep 28, 2015 at 6:15 pm, runs for 4 weeks

In this course, beginners and seasoned practitioners will learn the authentic practices if Okinawan Goju Ryu Karate through the instruction and discipline of the Kuniyoshikai Organization of Okinawa, Japan. Explanation and practice of Kihon (basics) and Kumite (partner training) will be employed while students experience the wisdom and etiquettes contained in traditional martial art practices. Students will see how the techniques of the traditional Karate come from the Kata (forms) and why that makes it the most practical martial training available. This class represents a personal journey for both new and experienced participants. Goal setting and personal challenges are a means to achieve how one can better oneself within the confines of class as well as in real life situations.


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Algebra Skills for College


with Daniel Henry

Sep 22, 2015 at 5:30 pm, runs for 13 weeks

This class is for students with good basic skills in arithmetic but little or no experience with algebra. This is the perfect class for those looking to develop the skills necessary to succeed at college level mathematics. To be eligible to take this class, students must have an arithmetic score higher than 55 and algebra score under 75 on the Accuplacer placement test. Instructor: Daniel Henry 15 Tuesdays 5:30-8:30 pm Begins: September 23, 2014 Location: UMA, 189 Jewett Hall No registration fee. Book Rental $50.00


Boot Camp Fitness NEW!!


with Deidre Hutchins

Sep 15, 2015 at 5:15 pm, runs for 5 weeks
45 minutes of non-stop movement; including squats, lunges, planks and much more. We provide fitballs, med balls, resistance bands, dumbbells, and mats. Come ready to be challenged! Bring water. Intermediate and advanced levels welcome. Deidre guarantees to make this work out FUN!!! Instructor: Deidre Hutchins 5 Tuesdays & Thursdays

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CDL Class B: Dump Truck or Bus-Fall 2015


with Nancy Frost

Oct 6, 2015 , runs for 4 weeks
This class fully prepares you to meet Maine DMV requirements and gives you the hands on skills training that employers demand. The course consists of 42 hours in the classroom preparing you for all aspects of the CDL license process, including written and skills exam. The 30 hours of one-on-one instruction on the range and road will prepare you for the road test. In addition to the cost of the course, a $35 permit fee, payable to the Secretary of State, is due by the second class. Additional endorsements of Bus, Tank and Hazmat are $10 each. For the bus driving endorsement you must be over 21, have a clean driving record and get a physical exam at your own expense. Instructor: Nancy Frost Begins: TBD Location: Professional Development Center, 75 North Road, Readfield Registration: $1500.00

Ceramics: Beginning/Intermediate


with Jeremy Smith

Oct 29, 2015 at 6:30 pm, runs for 7 weeks
In this seven week course, you will explore the beauty of clay by learning to make coil pots, boxes, tiles and functional pottery. Students may personalize their approach to learning new wheel-thrown and hand-building methods. Tools will be available during class. Students will be responsible for purchasing their own clay, approximately $20. Information about the clay required will be given at first class.

Chair Caning - Intro


with Glen Hawes

Sep 24, 2015 at 6 pm, runs for 5 weeks

Your instructor will lead you step by step in re-caning your old chair. This class is intended to introduce weavers to materials, tools and techniques for re-canning chairs and broken seats. All participants will come away with the basic knowledge to pursue more skilled caning on your own. Please bring to class: a bucket, 10 clothespins, 10 golf tees, an awl, spray bottle, craft scissors and a sponge. Caning reed may be purchased from instructor (approximately $25.) Note: This is not a weaving class: the chair you want to restore must have holes.


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