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Maranacook Adult Education



Personal Enrichment

Jelly Roll Rug-NEW!

$39

with Betsy Cannan

Calendar Apr 23, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 2 weeks

The popular Jelly Roll Rug is now available in a class! One jelly roll or scraps from your stash, plus batting makes a 30” X 44” machine washable, soft rug. Sewing machine required that will sew a straight and zigzag stitch. Easy, quick sewing. To see samples, look online or UTUBE for Jelly Roll Rugs. $10 pattern fee included in your registration. Bring to class: sewing machine, fabric, and the usual sewing supplies. Please email instructor at: bjtulip@aol.com if you have questions.

2 Tuesdays, 6-8 pm

Begins: April 23, 2019 (Must register by April 9th)

Location: Professional Development Center, 75 North Rd, Readfield

Registration: $39

Maine International Travel-NEW!

$5
Calendar Jan 22, 2019 at 6:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Would you love to travel but not alone? We are a group of Maine adults with a common interest in travel who meet for local adventures, outdoors and indoor, to get to know each other, and many of us travel together here and abroad. Join us for an evening of images and stories of adventures from recent years: Tanzania, Egypt, Greece, Ireland, Peru, Italy, France, Switzerland and more, and learn about upcoming trips! JOIN US AND TRAVEL WITH FRIENDS! Upcoming in 2019 and 2020: Sicily, Provence and French Riviera, Belgium, Germany, Scotland, Italy and Venice, Galapagos, Machu Picchu and Tanzania and Kenya! see link for dates, itineraries and pricing all tours: http://www.grouptoursite.com/annroy 

Instructor: Ann Pratt Roy

Tuesday, January 22, 2019 (Snow date: Tuesday, January 29)

Time: 6:30-8:30 pm

Location: MCHS

Registration: $5

Slow-Robics

$60

with Iona McCabe

Calendar Jan 26, 2019 at 9 am, runs for 6 weeks

Slow-Robics is a gentle yet fun way of freeing up your body movements and joints and helps stress and pounds flee! Laugh, stretch, and dance your way to a happier, healthier you! Great for anybody over 40 who is “over” their new body, and would like to resemble their “former” body!)

Instructor: Iona McCabe

6 Saturdays, 9 am-10 am

Begins: January 26, 2019

Location: MCHS

Registration: $60

Soap Making with Essential Oils-NEW!

$20

with Mary Alderman

Calendar Feb 5, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 2 weeks

Ever thought about making your own soaps? Come join us for this two-night, hands-on class. You will learn how to make beautiful soap out of multiple mediums, such as goats’ milk, shea butter or oatmeal. You will bring home a lovely scented bar of soap made with your own hands.

Instructor: Mary Alderman

2 Tuesdays, 6-8 pm

Begins: February 5, 2019

Location: MCHS

Registration: $20 (Corrected fee) (Supply fee $20, payable to instructor)

The Laws You Need to Know if You (or someone you care about) Are Over 65-NEW!

$15

with Patrice Putman

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

As you grow older, you may worry about how you can remain independent, pay for the care you need, and preserve your home and savings. Or you may be responsible for an older relative who is starting to fail and is worried about these things. In this class you will find out what laws are most important to know about, what documents are most important for your protection, and what opportunities there are to preserve your estate for you and your family’s benefit. Subjects will include: home care, nursing home and residential care; government programs such as Medicare and MaineCare; long term care insurance; protecting the spouse at home; and preserving your home, camp and savings.

Instructor: Patrice Putman, Esquire

Tuesday, January 29, 2019 (Snow date: Thursday, January 31)

Time: 6-8 pm

Location: MCHS

Registration: $15

The Laws You Need to Know if You (or someone you know) Are Over 65-NEW!

$15

with Patrice Putman

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

As you grow older, you may worry about how you can remain independent, pay for the care you need, and preserve your home and savings. Or you may be responsible for an older relative who is starting to fail and is worried about these things. In this class you will find out what laws are most important to know about, what documents are most important for your protection, and what opportunities there are to preserve your estate for you and your family’s benefit. Subjects will include: home care, nursing home and residential care; government programs such as Medicare and MaineCare; long term care insurance; protecting the spouse at home; and preserving your home, camp and savings.

Instructor: Patrice Putman, Esquire

Tuesday, January 29, 2019 (Snow date: Thursday, January 31)

Time: 6-8 pm

Location: MCHS

Registration: $15

Working with your Woodland

$35

with Morten Moesswilde

Calendar Jan 16, 2019 , runs for 8 weeks

Working with your Woodland – a course for land owners and others. Presented by: Maine Forest Service, Maranacook Adult & Community Education, Kennebec Woodland Partnership This series of presentations and field tours is a follow-up to our fall sessions on woodland management on small ownerships. The course is open to woodland owners, loggers, foresters, town officials, and others interested in learning more about woodland management issues and options. Attendees may join for one or all of these sessions. The instructor is Morten Moesswilde, District Forester for the Maine Forest Service, unless otherwise noted.

Registration: $5 per Session or All 8 sessions for $35

Tree Growth Tax Law & Harvest Operations Checklist Location: MCHS Wednesday, January 16, 2019, 6-8 pm

Harvest Field Visit Location: TBD Wednesday, January 23, 2019, 2-4 pm

Forest Insects & Diseases-(with Thomas Schmeelk, MFS Forest Entomologist, and Aaron Bergdahl, MFS Forest Pathologist) Location: MCHS Wednesday, February 13, 2019, 6-8 pm

Harvest Field Visit/Working with a Consultant Location: TBD Wednesday, February 20, 2019, 2-4 pm

What Wood is Worth – Understanding Wood Prices/Products; “Local Wood” Location: MCHS Wednesday, March 13, 2019, 6-8 pm

Wood Products; Log Buyer/Mill Visit; Tree/Wood Measurement Location: TBD Wednesday, March 20, 2019, 2-4 pm

Invasive Plants – Identification & Control (with Nancy Olmstead, Maine Natural Areas Program invasive plant biologist) Location: PDC, 75 North Rd, Readfield Wednesday, April 17, 2019, 6-8 pm

Invasive Species Field Visit (with Nancy Olmstead, Maine Natural Areas Program invasive species biologist) Location: TBD Wednesday, April 24, 2019, 2-4 pm





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