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Chain Saw Safety for Women

$48

with Tina Scheer

Calendar Apr 28, 2019 at 9 am, runs for 1 week

Local logging sports athlete/promoter "Timber" Tina Scheer (Great Maine Lumberjack Show) and arborist Michelle Braley will teach you everything from starting the saw, operating it safely, fixing simple problems, filing a chain, cutting a small tree and de-limbing it, cutting your own firewood and doing it for yourself with confidence! Then it's into the woods to practice cutting safely with guidance from your instructors. This is a hands-on class. Expect a FUN atmosphere with expert knowledge! Students may bring their own chainsaw and safety equipment if they have them. Otherwise, equipment will be provided. Please bring a bag lunch and drink to class.

Full Course

Grow Your Own Organic Garden!

$10

with MOFGA

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

(Class originally scheduled for Apr. 3 has been rescheduled for Apr. 8.) Interested in learning how to grow your own vegetables in a sustainable manner? This is an introduction to the basics of organic gardening, presented by the Maine Organic Farmers & Gardeners Association (MOFGA). We'll talk about the basics of soil science and how to enrich your soil to produce healthy, high-yielding plants. Learn the fundamentals of making and using compost, the principles of crop rotation and how to incorporate green manures to manage nutrients in the garden. Other topics include: how to tell the difference between cultivated plants and weeds, basic weed control strategies and cultural methods for dealing with pests. The instructor is an experienced farmer or gardener from our area. All are welcome, from first-timers to experienced gardeners who want to experiment with new techniques.

Will run

Monday Evening Indoor/Outdoor Fitness Walking

Free

with Kathy Nyborg

Calendar Jan 7, 2019 at 5 pm, runs for 24 weeks

Want to stay active? Get into a walking routine! Join Kathy and Jean at the Sorrento-Sullivan Recreation Center for an hour of indoor/outdoor walking depending on the weather. You can saunter, power walk or speed walk. Whatever your pace you can do it safely. Just drop in.

Restorative Yoga (June)

$15

with Karen Dove

Calendar Jun 2, 2019 at 3 pm, runs for 1 week

Ready for deep relaxation? Restorative Yoga works to heal your body emotionally and physically. In Restorative Yoga "support = release" of muscle tension & mental stress, giving your body the opportunity to restore and refresh. Slowly breathe into reclining yoga postures supported by bolsters, blocks, blankets and pillows (most provided) while your instructor guides you into setting up for each posture, assisting as needed to get that "ahhhhhhhh" comfort & relaxation. Participants should wear comfortable clothing; bring 2 throw pillows & a throw/blanket; eye pillows are available and may be purchased for $5.

Restorative Yoga (May)

$15

with Karen Dove

Calendar May 5, 2019 at 3 pm, runs for 1 week

Ready for deep relaxation? Restorative Yoga works to heal your body emotionally and physically. In Restorative Yoga "support = release" of muscle tension & mental stress, giving your body the opportunity to restore and refresh. Slowly breathe into reclining yoga postures supported by bolsters, blocks, blankets and pillows (most provided) while your instructor guides you into setting up for each posture, assisting as needed to get that "ahhhhhhhh" comfort & relaxation. Participants should wear comfortable clothing; bring 2 throw pillows & a throw/blanket; eye pillows are available and may be purchased for $5.

Senior Fitness

Free

with Karen Dove

Calendar Jan 4, 2019 at 10 am, runs for 16 weeks

Designed with the mature person in mind, this class will address the components of over-all fitness at each person's ability level. The class helps you become stronger through cardiovascular activities (strengthening the heart and lungs), muscular strength and endurance (using weights) and flexibility through warm-up and cool-down stretching and yoga. Class meets regularly, and you can start and stop any time, drop-ins welcome. Donations welcome! 1-2 lb weights; comfortable clothes that let you move; and gym shoes to give your feet support, are recommended. Always check with your doctor before beginning an exercise program. No classes 3/13-3/20.

Full Course

Sunday Yoga (June)

$8

with Karen Dove

Calendar Jun 2, 2019 at 1 pm, runs for 1 week

Need an extra boost for your Yoga practice? Is Sunday afternoon just your best time? This can be just the thing! Warm-up, open joints and lengthen muscles to prepare for some of your favorite or challenging advanced beginner-intermediate postures. Honor yourself and enjoy! Drop ins welcome @ $8/class. Bring a mat and wear comfortable clothes.

Sunday Yoga (May)

$8

with Karen Dove

Calendar May 5, 2019 at 1 pm, runs for 1 week

Need an extra boost for your Yoga practice? Is Sunday afternoon just your best time? This can be just the thing! Warm-up, open joints and lengthen muscles to prepare for some of your favorite or challenging advanced beginner-intermediate postures. Honor yourself and enjoy! Drop ins welcome @ $8/class. Bring a mat and wear comfortable clothes.





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