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Maranacook Adult Education

Personal Enrichment

Upholstery Basics


with Kelsie French

Calendar Mar 5, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 8 weeks

If you have a favorite old chair or ottoman, don’t discard it. Reupholster it! Under the direction of a skilled instructor, you will learn basic upholstery techniques and complete a small project during this 8 week class. Students purchase fabric on their own. If the piece you select to upholster includes a separate seat cushion and/or skirt, intermediate to advanced sewing skills are required.

Supply fee $15-$25, depending on your project, payable to instructor.

Instructor: Kelsie French, E. W. French Upholstery

8 Thursdays, 6-9 pm

Begins: March 5, 2020

Location: MCMS

Registration: $95


Full Course

Basic Small Engine Repair


with John Drogosek

Calendar Mar 10, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 6 weeks

This course focuses on the fundamentals of what it takes to get an engine to run. With a combination of classroom and shop time, we will explore various small engine problems and the methods used to make repairs. Projects from home are always welcome!

Instructor: John Drogosek

6 Tuesdays, 6-8:00 pm

Begins: March 10, 2020

Location: MCHS

Registration: $79

Planning a Successful Event - March Session


with Mary Alderman

Calendar Mar 10, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

All kinds of parties and events come into our lives: engagements, weddings, anniversaries, baby showers, bridal showers, retirements, holiday parties and much more. Let’s talk about ways to make your day special while reducing the stress and chaos that often surrounds these events. We will discuss budgets, venues, invitations, food, flowers, music, and decorations. Come join Mary, a local Wedding/Event planner from Enchanted Events, as she gives you ways to look at making your event truly magical!

Instructor: Mary Alderman

Tuesday, March 10, 2020

Time: 6-9 pm

Location: MCHS

Registration: $25

Welding Basics


with Shawn Wells

Calendar Mar 11, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 10 weeks

 This class teaches professional welding skills and technology for those wishing to enter the welding profession or a technical college program. Hobbyists welcomed. No previous welding experience is required. Each class includes approximately 30 minutes of theory and safety training and 2 hours of hands-on welding. Safety glasses, welding gloves, and leather boots required. Book and supply fees are due at registration. If book returned in good condition, rental fee will be reimbursed. 

 Instructor: Shawn Wells

10 Wednesdays, 6-8:30 pm

Begins: March 11, 2020

Location: MCHS

Registration: $149

Book rental fee $50, Lab fee $50

Total due at registration: $249

Payment plan available: $75 deposit plus 1 payment of $174.00, paid weekly.

Alaska – The Last Frontier NEW!


with Elizabeth & John Reinsborough

Calendar Mar 11, 2020 at 6:30 pm, runs for 1 week

The presenters have traveled to Alaska 4 summers, most recently in 2018. We will visit Denali National Park, Glacier Bay and other tourist areas but we will also get off that trail and explore the Gates of the Arctic – one of the continent’s greatest wilderness areas - as well as the huge industrial complex of the Prudhoe Bay oil fields.

Presenters: John & Elizabeth Reinsborough

Wednesday, March 11, 2020

Time: 6:30-8 pm

Location: MCHS

Registration: $8

Will run

DIY Gifts with Essential Oils - NEW!


with Mary Alderman

Calendar Mar 17, 2020 at 6:30 pm, runs for 1 week

DIY Gifts with Essential Oils

Come join us and make some unique and useful gifts for that special person in your life or even yourself!  We will be making handmade gifts with Essential Oils.  These gifts will be appreciated as a thoughtful expression of your caring.  You will have a choice: shampoo, conditioner, moisturizing cream, shaving cream, aftershave, beard oil and more. 

There will be a supply charge for this class:  $10 per item, make 1 or more, maximum of 4 per class.

Instructor: Mary Alderman

Tuesday, March 17, 2020

Time: 6:30-8:30 pm

Location: MCHS

Registration: $10

Supply fee payable to Instructor (see above) 

Reiki Level Two


with Tanya Quarterman

Calendar Mar 18, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Training in the 2nd degree consists of learning additional symbols and in absentia healing (also known as “long distance or psychic healing”). Your attunement increases your ability to channel Universal Life Force energy.

Instructor: Tanya Quarterman

March 18, 2020

Time: 6-9 pm

Location: MCHS

Registration: $89


Tanya is certified in Hypnotherapy by the National Guild of Hypnotists, and a certified hypnosis instructor. She practices and teaches Usui Reiki, Violet Flame Reiki, Kundalini Reiki, Gold Reiki, and Ethereal Reiki. Tanya is a professional numerologist and provides private readings and consultations, and has written several published articles on the subject. 





Essential Oils Rollerball Make and Take


with Mary Alderman

Calendar Mar 24, 2020 at 6:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Come learn some basics about essential oils and how Essential Oils can improve your family’s health and wellness! Make a Rollerball combining essential oils with a carrier oil for a specific purpose, such as stress, headache or muscle pain.

Charge for the cost of supplies $10/10 ML

Value discount, make 5 10ML for the price of 4- $40 for all 5 bottles of your choice

Instructor: Mary Alderman

Tuesday, March 24, 2020

Time: 6:30-8:30 pm

Location: MCHS

Registration: $10

Supply fee: Payable to instructor. (See above.)

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