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Cirque Du Soleil in Portland


with Diann Bailey

Calendar Aug 10, 2019

Cirque Du Soleil is coming to Portland this summer, bringing their first ever experience on ice. Reviewers say “if Crystal comes to an arena near you, don’t miss it.” Crystal, the misfit heroine, takes you on an exhilarating tale of self-discovery as she dives into a world of her own imagination. Watch world class skaters and acrobats claim their new frozen playground with speed and fluidity as they challenge the laws of gravity with never before seen acrobatics. Crystal invites you to suspend reality and glide into a world that springs to colorful life with astounding visual projections and a soundtrack that seamlessly blends popular music with the signature sound of Cirque Du Soleil Seating is in Section G Rows 2-5. We’ll head over to Cracker Barrel for dinner (on your own) after the show. Registration fee includes motor coach transportation and show ticket. Deadline to register is April 30. No refunds after this date.

Depart 1:30 pm Waterville (Waterville Senior High School, back parking lot), Return 9:15 p.m.Depart 2:15 pm.,

Gardiner (I-95 Park and Ride, Exit 102), Return 8:30 p.m.

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College and Career Readiness
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College and Career Readiness


with Diann Bailey

Calendar Jan 23, 2019 at 2:30 pm, runs for 17 weeks

This course is designed to explore the tools and strategies needed to succeed in college. Participants will have exposure to a range of college success strategies including communication, critical thinking, time management and problem solving skills. Students will become acquainted with the University of Maine and community colleges as they clarify personal values, goals and expectations. This is a University of Maine Augusta three-credit course. Call 582-3774 for more information.

Comfort Foods with a Twist!


with Vicki Dill

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

There’s nothing better than the classic comfort food after a long day, or even on a cold winter day. This class takes your favorite classic comfort foods and puts a fun spin on them! From macaroni & cheese to grilled cheese and so on, the twists on old favorites will not disappoint! Samples will be available and each student will go home with copies of the recipes to share and make again! A materials fee of $5 is due to the instructor at first class.

Cooking Made Easy For Caregivers-Back Burner Cooking


with Hannah Duncan Tays

Calendar Apr 30, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week
Some of us choose to become caregivers. Others have care-giving thrust upon them. Come join Maine author Hannah Duncan Tays who wrote the book “Cooking Made Easy For Caregivers-Back Burner Cooking”. She will explain the many reasons why the person in your care doesn’t want to eat or are unable to eat. The author, who trained at Le Cordon Blue in London and worked as a sous-chef, found herself in just this position. Her cookbook offers a variety of soft, simple family dishes. You will learn how to make the struggle at meal time for both the caregiver and diner manageable and enjoyable. Cookbooks will be available to purchase.

Cooking Matters for Adults with SNAP-Ed & Let's Go!


with Courtney Roderick

Calendar Jan 29, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 6 weeks

In this series of six FREE, fun and interactive cooking and nutrition classes, participants will learn how to shop, cook, and eat healthy on a budget. All materials will be provided at no cost and participants will cook a delicious meal and eat together at every class. They will also receive ingredients to make the meal at home again! Please note, this class is only open to NEW participants. If you have previously attended this class, you cannot attend a second time.

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Cooking Matters for Parents


with Deborah Barnett

Calendar Apr 25, 2019 at 5:30 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Learn to prepare healthy, delicious food and TASTE it too! Cooking Matters is a FREE hands-on nutrition and cooking class. You will learn cooking tips and techniques, proper food safety, nutrition information to help keep your family healthy, how to stretch your food budget, maximize your resources, tips to get your family to try new foods, and shopping tips! You will also take home the ingredients to re-make the “class meal” again at home. This class is for eligible parents only.

Cooking with Fresh Herbs


with Vicki Dill

Calendar May 20, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Love fresh herbs but never know how much or how little to use? Scared to use the wrong type of herb in your cooking? Fear no more! This class will introduce fresh herbs to your meals with classics like chicken salad with tarragon, and roasted vegetables with rosemary, as well as a delicious light beverage made with mint! Samples will be available and each student will go home with copies of the recipes to share and make again! A materials fee of $5 is due to the instructor at first class.

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Crochet Granny Square


with Samantha Dimmick

Calendar Apr 1, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 4 weeks

You won’t believe how many things you can do with a granny square! These versatile crochet patterns are the foundation for lots of fun and creative projects. Students will learn how to follow a pattern to create a granny square and how to join squares to create a larger project such as a blanket, tote bag or pillow. Basic knowledge of crochet stitches is required. Bring one crochet hook size 5.5mm, 6.0 mm or 6.5 mm along with two skeins of two coordinating colors.

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