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RSU 24 Adult Education



Personal Enrichment

Addiction and Recovery: What You Can Do and What You Need to Know Session 1

$45

with Maryann Ogonowski

Calendar Sep 25, 2017 at 6 pm, runs for 5 weeks

This seminar will assist community members, family members, health care professionals, and educators to better understand various aspects of addiction and recovery. We will explore the complex issues of addiction, such as: contributing factors (i.e., trauma, Adverse Childhood Experiences- ACE's, poverty, genetics); resiliency and hope; suffering, fears, shame, pain and loss of family and friends; intervention and treatment; and recovery and relapse. The journey! Resources and approaches for assistance and support will be shared during discussions. Your instructor is an RN, a Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor and a Life Coach and has worked in the addiction recovery field as for over 20 years. She is eager to share knowledge, experience, and hope and decrease stigma, pain, shame and loss.

If you cannot afford the course fee, please contact Jean at 422-4794 to inquire about assistance.

Addiction and Recovery: What you can do and what you need to know Session 2

$45

with Maryann Ogonowski

Calendar Nov 6, 2017 at 6 pm, runs for 5 weeks

This seminar will assist community members, family members, health care professionals, and educators to better understand various aspects of addiction and recovery. We will explore the complex issues of addiction, such as: contributing factors (i.e., trauma, Adverse Childhood Experiences- ACE's, poverty, genetics); resiliency and hope; suffering, fears, shame, pain and loss of family and friends; intervention and treatment; and recovery and relapse. The journey! Resources and approaches for assistance and support will be shared during discussions. Your instructor is an RN, a Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor and a Life Coach and has worked in the addiction recovery field for over 20 years. She is eager to share knowledge, experience, and hope and decrease stigma, pain, shame and loss.

If you cannot afford the course fee, please contact Jean at 422-4794 to inquire about assistance.

Adult Fitness

Free

with Karen Dove

Calendar Sep 18, 2017 at 10 am, runs for 13 weeks

Here's everything to get YOU ready for your next phase of personal growth. Step aerobics using 4 or 6 inch steps or "step mats" (keeps you at ground level)...low impact to set your own intensity. Strength training with weights: meet your own needs for bone density and isolated muscle work to maintain a stronger you. Some weights available at class along with steps, step mats and floor mats.

 

African Drumming & Percussion

$69

with Kevin Campbell

Calendar Oct 11, 2017 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, we 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. No class 2/22.

 

Amateur Astronomy: An Introduction to the Night Sky

$48

with James Cormier

Calendar Sep 19, 2017 at 6:30 pm, runs for 5 weeks

Do you wonder what there is to see in the night sky? Need a bit of help finding your way? This course offers an introduction to the art of observing the night sky. Topics will include a general survey of the night sky, atmospheric phenomena, the solar system, the Milky Way and beyond. Emphasis will be given to methods of seeing as well as selecting the proper tools, including binoculars and telescopes.

 

Arts & Crafts Open Studio

Free
Calendar Sep 19, 2017 at 5 pm, runs for 13 weeks

Whatever art or craft you are into, gather your project and supplies and come to our open studio. We provide the space. You provide the creativity. Let this be your designated time to start or finish a project without distractions from home. Come when you can and be inspired by others. Work tables provided.

 

Course will run

Basket Weaving: Maine Pack

$65

with Gin Randolph

Calendar Oct 14, 2017 at 9 am, runs for 1 week

Learn to weave this traditional, sturdy, medium-sized pack basket (18" X 13" X 10").  The pack size would be appropriate for a young adult or woman. A additional fee would be incurred for a larger size. Students will take the finished product home.  Materials and hands-on instruction provided at the class for the basket only. No experience necessary. Harness materials will be available at class for an additional cost.

Bread Making at Home

$20

with Roberta Scott

Calendar Oct 21, 2017 at 9:30 am, runs for 1 week

Learn how to make bread dough, knead, shape and bake traditional loaves of bread and rolls the old fashioned way...by hand and by touch. Roberta Scott has been making her own bread for decades and local potluck attendees recognize and devour her homemade rolls! Students will leave with enough dough for 3 loaves of bread or rolls to bake at home--so plan on going home after class to bake your bread. Please bring loaf pans and/or baking pans.

This class will be at the instructor's home in East Sullivan: 33 Grange Hall Road, Sullivan. The road intersects Route 1 at Tracy's Seafood Takeout. The house faces the water. Students should park on the road and should not block the mailbox.





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