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RSU 24 Adult Education



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The Maine Death with Dignity Act: Sorting Fact from Fiction

Free

with Valerie Lovelace

Calendar Mar 4, 2020 at 11 am

Valerie will discuss the Maine Death with Dignity Act to clarify the new law and who may qualify for aid-in-dying medication. She will be discussing the legal and medical requirements as it works in Maine.  Valerie will also clear up common misconceptions regarding death with dignity laws in the United States, and she will be happy to answer questions related to Maine's Death with Dignity Act.  

This presentation is in collaboration with Sulivan's Age Friendly group which meets once a month at 10am.

Will run

Mix It Up Fitness (Session 2)

$40

with Donna Abbott

Calendar Mar 4, 2020 at 2 pm, runs for 7 weeks

If you get bored with the same workout routine over and over, then mix it up with Donna. She’ll get you warmed up and then do a different variety of cardio, strength training, and flexibility exercises with a focus on a different part of the part of the body each week. You may do kick boxing exercises one week, work with a stability ball the next, plus use resistance bands and weights. The only thing consistent about this class is the schedule and your desire to exercise.

*Bring light weights if you have them and a mat. Drop-ins welcome @ $7/class.

Drumming & Percussion

$69

with Kevin Campbell

Calendar Mar 4, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Master drummer/multi-instrumentalist Kevin Campbell will teach traditional West African and South American rhythms on a wide variety of drums and percussion instruments, ie. djembe, dunun, gourd shakers and balafon. In addition, he will combine specific hand drumming techniques with accompanying songs and percussion complements. All instruments provided and participants are encouraged to bring their own. All levels of experience and non-experience are welcome.

Substitute Teacher Training Session 2

$5

with Ander Thebaud

Calendar Mar 4, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

If you're thinking about substitute teaching, we want to talk with you! Come to this one-night workshop to learn more about the job. We will cover topics such as eligibility to substitute teach in Maine, classroom management, learning strategies, practical 'survival' tips, pay rate, and state laws regarding confidentiality and student rights. We will review the substitute teacher application process required by RSU 24.

The Maine Death with Dignity Act: Sorting Fact from Fiction

Free

with Valerie Lovelace

Calendar Mar 4, 2020 at 6 pm

This class is full, however, there is a free morning presentation (in collaboration with Age Friendly Sullivan) March 4 starting at 11 at the Sullivan Town Hall building.  Click here to be taken to the 11am presentation and register.

Valerie will discuss the Maine Death with Dignity Act to clarify the new law and who may qualify for aid-in-dying medication. She will be discussing the legal and medical requirements as it works in Maine.  Valerie will also clear up common misconceptions regarding death with dignity laws in the United States, and she will be happy to answer questions related to Maine's Death with Dignity Act.  

Full Course

Home Buyer Education

$40

with James Macomber

Calendar Mar 7, 2020 at 8:30 am

Not sure what to do when buying a home? What is all that financial jargon your banker is throwing at you?  MaineStream is a certified HomeBuyer Education provider for HUD and Maine State Housing Authority. Your certificate of completion allows you to access special loan programs through MSHA, FHA, and VA and is good for two years. 

Natural Dye Class - Extracts

$45

with Susanne Grosjean

Calendar Mar 7, 2020 at 10 am

Discover the world of dyes found in nature with talented dyer, weaver and fiber artist, Susanne Grosjean. Perfect for indoor winter dyeing, these non-toxic dyes are easy to use, tidy and very reproducible. Many colors will be explored. Learn the techniques and resources so that you can continue this gentle and creative activity in your own home. All dyeing materials provided.

Students may bring up to 1 lb. of protein fiber or fabric (wool/mohair/alpaca/silk) to put in the pot.

Please bring:pencil, notebook, scissors, sharpie marker (all with name labeled), drinks, a bag lunch for our working lunch, and a $5 supply fee made payable to the instructor.

Full Course

Make Something Gourdeous

$45

with Kevin Campbell

Calendar Mar 7, 2020 at 1 pm

Craft gourds of all sizes and shapes into musical instruments or decorative art objects in this fun workshop. Participants will learn how to design, construct and craft gourds into the object of their choice. Gourds will be provided as well as the tools and instructions to create a wide variety of gourd designs.

 





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