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Maranacook Adult Education

Personal Enrichment



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.)

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CDL Class B: Dump Truck or Bus


with Nancy Frost

Calendar Jan 14, 2019 , runs for 3 weeks

This class prepares you to meet Maine DMV requirements and gives you the hands-on skills that employers demand. The course consists of 42 hrs of classroom instruction to prepare you for the CDL license process, including written and skills exam. The 30 hours of one-on-one range instruction 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. Driving time arranged individually with Instructor

Location: PDC, 75 North Road, Readfield

Registration: $2200

Instructor: Catherine Dumais & Nancy Frost

Classes meet during the following dates and times:

Monday-Friday, 6-9 pm

January 14-18, 2019                                                                            January 21-25, 2019                                                                    January 28-Feb 1, 2019                                                                   (Feb 4 and 5 are make up days for students who miss class. Feb 6, 7 and 8 are extra snow days in case class is cancelled.)

Payment plan available: $200 deposit plus 4 payments of $500.00, paid weekly

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

Cleaning with Essential Oils-NEW!


with Mary Alderman

Calendar Jan 29, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Learn how chemicals in your cleaning supplies are making your home toxic and what you can do about it. I will show you how to detox your home and why you should with natural cleaning supplies you can easily make at home. We will discuss the science behind using essential oils for cleaning, the safety guidelines and tips for cleaning

Instructor: Mary Alderman

Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Time: 6-8 pm

Location: MCHS

Registration: $10 (Supply fee will vary depending on item chosen and will be payable to instructor)

Cooking with Essential Oils-NEW!


with Mary Alderman

Calendar Mar 5, 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, March 5, 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!


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)

Hatha Yoga-NEW!


with Lisa Lessard

Calendar Jan 14, 2019 at 4:30 pm, runs for 8 weeks

Beginner to intermediate hatha yoga class, for all levels of fitness. Lisa believes everyone can benefit from doing yoga. We will practice asanas (exercises), breathing and relaxation. Please bring a large towel or yoga mat to class.

Instructor: Lisa Lessard

Session 1: 8 Mondays, 4:30-5:45 pm

Begins: January 14, 2019

Session 2: 8 Thursdays, 6-7:15 pm

Begins: January 17, 2019 (No classes week of Feb. 4 & Feb. 18)

Location: MCHS

Registration: $69 (Drop in: $10 per class)

Introduction to Chair Caning


with Glen Hawes

Calendar Jan 10, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 5 weeks

This class is intended to introduce students to materials, tools, and techniques for restoring and re-caning old 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: 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.

Instructor: Glen Hawes

5 Thursdays, 6-8:30 pm

Begins: January 10, 2019

Location: MCHS

Registration: $49


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