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Maranacook Adult Education

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Candle Making with Essentail Oils-NEW!-NEW Dates!!


with Mary Alderman

Calendar Apr 4, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 2 weeks

Join us for this two-night, hands-on class and take home a beautiful handmade candle scented with essential oils. You will learn how to make a beautiful candle made out of multiple mediums, such as paraffin, bees wax or soy and made with your own hands.

Instructor: Mary Alderman

2 Thursdays, 6-8 pm

Begins: April 4, 2019

Location: MCHS

Registration: $20 (Corrected price)

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with Carol Spaulding

Calendar Jan 7, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 19 weeks

This high intensity aerobic workout will give you a great opportunity for aerobic exercise through guided routines building on four basic punches and four basic kicks. Some core strength building will also be included. All experience levels are welcome.

Instructor: Carol Spaulding

Begins: Monday, January 7, 2019 (no classes on Monday holidays)

Time: 6-7 pm

Location: Mt. Vernon Elementary

Registration: $10 per class (Drop-ins welcome, please pay Instructor.)

Ceramics: Beginning/Intermediate


with Jeremy Smith

Calendar Mar 7, 2019 at 6:30 pm, runs for 10 weeks

Ceramics: Beginning/Intermediate In this ten 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, which will be available the first night of class for $13.75 per bag. Instructor: Jeremy Smith

10 Thursdays, 6:30-8 pm

Begins: March 7, 2019

Location: MCHS

Registration: $89

Full Course

Cooking with Essential Oils-NEW!-NEW DATES!!


with Mary Alderman

Calendar Apr 23, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Come join us in hands-on class and take home some simple and delicious treats made with essential oils. You will learn how to determine what oils are safe to take internally and how to use them. You will have the opportunity to sample and take home a variety of treats including a vegetable/chip dip, cheese spread, and a sweet treat as well as the recipes so that you can make them at home.

Instructor: Mary Alderman

Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Time: 6-8 pm

Location: MCHS

Registration: $10 (Supply fee $20, payable to instructor. Bring three 4oz. containers to take projects home.)

Decision Making in Times of Injustice and The Message Matters-NEW!
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Decision Making in Times of Injustice and The Message Matters-NEW!


with David Greenham

Calendar Mar 13, 2019 at 6:30 pm, runs for 2 weeks

Holocaust and Human Rights Center of Maine Workshops NEW!

David Greenham, associate director of the Holocaust and Human Rights Center of Maine will present two HHRC programs: Decision Making in Times of Injustice and The Message Matters. Both programs use the story and history of the events leading up to the Nazi Holocaust to examine and consider the role of those who watched. This two evening program will also help participants to recognize and consider their role in the current divisiveness in America.

2 Wednesdays, 6:30-8 pm

Dates: March 13 & April 10, 2019

Location: MCHS

Registration: $15 (Proceeds from these workshops help support the Holocaust Center)

Early College Planning
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Early College Planning


with TBD To Be Determined

Open to all HS students, parents and adult education students to discuss college decisions and finances. 

Date TBD, please call 685-4923 ext. 1009 for more information. 

Location: MCHS

Registration: Free 

Intermediate Ukulele


with Drew Albert

Calendar Mar 26, 2019 at 6:30 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Update: first night of class will start at 7pm instead of 6:30!!

This intermediate class continues instruction from Fall and Winter beginning classes.

Over the past several years the Ukulele has made a huge comeback. From chart topping singles such as “Riptide” and “Hey Soul Sister”, to classrooms and full blown ukulele orchestras, this instrument has so much to off er. Whether you have always wanted to learn an instrument or are looking for something new, the ukulele with its unique sound and convenient portability may be for you. This course will cover chords, strumming, fingerpicking, and personalized instruction of selected songs. It is recommended that you purchase “Hal Leonard Ukulele Method Book 1” ($6.99 on Amazon) and that you bring your own soprano, concert, or tenor sized ukulele.  If you have any questions, email Maranacook Adult Ed or your Instructor Drew Albert at

Instructor: Drew Albert (Music & Theater Director at MCHS)

6 Tuesdays, 6:30-7:30 pm (March 26 only: 7-8 pm)

Begins: March 26, 2019

Location: MCHS

Registration: $59

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Intermediate Water Colors


with Linda Murray

Calendar Feb 18, 2019 at 9:30 am, runs for 8 weeks

Intermediate Water Colors This class is not for beginners! Students should have taken Murray’s beginner’s class. Students will be given handout material or may work on their own photographs. Each class will include a demo of new techniques a gentle critique of work, discussions about color, composition and design elements. Students are responsible for their own materials.

Instructor: Linda Murray

8 Mondays, 9:30 am-Noon

Begins: February 18, 2019 (No class March 25, 2019)

Location: Professional Development Center, 75 North Rd, Readfield

Cost: $79

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