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RSU 24 Adult Education



Personal Enrichment

Adult Fitness - Winter

Free

with Karen Dove

Calendar Jan 3, 2019 at 10 am, runs for 24 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.

 

Basic Manners for Dogs

$59

with Kelly Pontbriand

Calendar Oct 11, 2018 at 6:30 pm, runs for 5 weeks

Our basic dog obedience class is geared towards dogs with minimal training. You will learn how to teach your dog the following commands: sit, down, come, stay, leave it, heel and loose leash walking. Positive motivational training methods will be used. Your dog must be at least 5 months old.Dogs with aggression issues should not be brought to class. Instructor may ask a dog to leave the class if aggression problems occur.

Class size limited to 6 dogs. More than one human may accompany their dog.

Students should bring a six foot web or leather leash, a flat collar on the dog, and small training treats.

Vaccination records must be submitted no later than one week prior to class start date to confirm registration (fax 207-422-3612).

Full Course

Basket Weaving: Maine Pack

$65

with Gin Randolph

Calendar Oct 13, 2018 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. An additional fee will be incurred for a larger size. Students will take the finished product home. No experience necessary. Materials and hands-on instruction provided at the class for the basket only. Harness materials will be available at class for an additional cost.

Full Course

Beekeeping for Beginners - Spring

$45

with Peter Cowin

Calendar Mar 25, 2019 at 6:30 pm, runs for 2 weeks

This class is designed to stimulate the interest in and answer the questions of those interested in starting beekeeping as a hobby or to help pollinate their crops. It covers what is needed, where to locate bees hives, where to buy them, what it costs and how to care for bees so they survive the winter. Many join the class because they are aware of the huge importance and decline of honeybees and other pollinators and just want to help. Learn about the fascinating hobby of beekeeping, pollinate your garden and grow your own honey!

Peter Cowin (aka The Bee Whisperer) is President of the Penobscot County Beekeepers Association and is part of the Maine State beekeepers Association Swarm Team with a specialization in the removal and safe relocation of honeybee colonies which have become established in the walls of people’s homes and out buildings. Keeping honeybees on and off since the age of 11, he has grown his hobby into a cottage business known as “Hampden Honey.”

 

Bread Making at Home

$20

with Roberta Scott

Calendar Oct 27, 2018 at 9:30 am

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. Please bring loaf pans and/or baking pans.

 

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Chain Saw Safety for Women (Session 1)

$48

with Tina Scheer

Calendar Oct 13, 2018 at 9 am

Local logging sports athlete/promoter "Timber" Tina Scheer (Great Maine Lumberjack Show) and arborist Michelle Braley will teach women how to operate a saw! They will teach you everything from starting the saw, operating it safely, fixing simple problems on the chain saw, 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.

 

Chain Saw Safety for Women (Session 2)

$48

with Tina Scheer

Calendar Oct 14, 2018 at 9 am

Local logging sports athlete/promoter "Timber" Tina Scheer (Great Maine Lumberjack Show) and arborist Michelle Braley will teach women how to operate a saw! They will teach you everything from starting the saw, operating it safely, fixing simple problems on the chain saw, 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.

 

Cooking with Sea Vegetables

$29

with Kara Ibarguen

Calendar Oct 24, 2018 at 5 pm

Discover the savory flavors of the sea and how easy it is to boost the nutrition and deliciousness of your everyday cooking. We will try both traditional and adventurous uses of sea vegetables in classic favorites like Seaweed Salad and Smoked Dulse Chowder. Bring your appetite and favorite to-go containers!

 





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