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Crochet Hats & Scarves
with Samantha Dimmick
Learn how to crochet a hat and matching scarf set! This class is beginner friendly but knowledge of basic crochet stitches and/or beginner’s crochet is needed. Choose between two hat and two scarf patterns, including chemo hats, winter hats, infinity scarfs or a traditional scarf. Even learn how to add appliqués to make character hats! You’ll need 3-4 skeins of coordinating medium weight yarn or 2-3 skeins of cotton yarn for chemo caps, plus 3-4 hook sizes. *Refer to yarn label for hook size recommendation and then bring one or two hook sizes smaller and larger.
Daylilies: The Essential Perennial
with Diann Bailey
Oh, but each flower only lasts for one day! True, but there are so many of them, you'll have blooms for weeks on end. Learn why this "perfect perennial" is so popular and how you can add it to your garden or landscape with minimal effort and reasonable cost. We'll cover bloom forms and color patterns along with plant size and growth habits. Learn how to choose healthy plants and how to help them thrive. We'll talk about hybridizers, exhibitions and resources. Best of all, everyone gets a plant to take home! Be careful - daylily gardening can become an addiction!
with Marge Otis
Designing Your Landscape
with Sharon Turner
Have you always wanted to develop a plan to make the most of your yard and garden? Then this field-based class is for you! After the first meeting, classes will meet at each participant’s property where individualized, site-specific options will be developed. Organic practices will be emphasized as well as the incorporation of native plants, especially those important for birds, bees, butterflies, and other beneficials. Dates and times of meetings after the first session will change subject to participant approval. Class will include a visit to Sharon’s nursery in Washington where she specializes in heirloom vegetables and flower seedlings, native perennials, shrubs and trees. Please make sure the adult education office has your correct physical address on file. The number of classes held will depend on how many students are in the class. A materials fee of $10.00 is payable to the instructor at the first class.
DIY Father's Day Gifts with Essential Oils
with Mary Alderman
Come join us and make some unique and useful gifts for that special man in your life or even yourself! We will be making Father’s Day gifts with essential oils. These gifts will be appreciated as a thoughtful expression of your caring. You will have a choice: shampoo, conditioner, moisturizing cream, shaving cream, aftershave, beard oil and possibly more. Students will be able to make 1-4 items. A materials fee of $20 is due to instructor at the first class.
with Mullens Driving School
Mullen’s Driving School, with more than 40 years of experience, offers driver education classes in Central and Southern Maine. We want our students to be safe drivers throughout their lives. All of our classroom instructors are friendly and approachable, and they’re determined to put safe, responsible drivers on the road. There will be an additional fee of $20 to purchase textbook, How to Drive. Register on-line at www.mullensdrivingschool.com or call 1-800-595-9070.
East Coast Swing
with Louis Moniz, JR
Remember that great party you went to last summer? Remember when you got up and tried to channel Saturday Night Fever and everyone just stared? Don't let that happen again! If you learn how to Swing, you'll be the life of the party, impress the boss and probably get a raise. Who doesn't want that? Swing can be danced to a wide variety of music, making it one of the most "useable" dances. No experience necessary, just a desire to have fun! Both couples and singles are welcome.
Estate Planning 101
with Dan Eccher
As you grow older, you may worry about how you can remain independent, pay for the care you may need, and preserve your home and your savings. Alternatively, you may be responsible for an older relative who is starting to fail. In this course, you will find out how and where to find good care, how to cover the costs, and what opportunities there are to preserve your estate for you and your family’s benefit. Subjects will include: home care, nursing home and residential care, government programs such as Medicare and more.