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Bath Bombs, Sugar Scrubs, Melts & Pour Soaps

$19

with Laurel Lopez

Calendar Dec 8, 2017 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week
Make bath time more fun! Create bath fizzies, salt scrubs, melt and pour soaps - three quick and easy projects that make wonderful gifts for yourself or a friend! These are fun projects for rainy days and are sure to please everyone. Materials fee of $20.00 covers all supplies and is payable to the instructor at time of class.

Coming Home to America - Immigration & Our Ancestors

$10

with Emily Schroeder

Calendar Oct 28, 2017 at 9:30 am, runs for 1 week
Delve into the fascinating study of immigration as it relates to your own ancestry. In this class we will be exploring why our ancestors came to America, where they came from, when and how. We'll look at major immigration laws, helpful websites, and the process of naturalization. We'll also discover how the Maine State Library can help with this research, and methods for working on your own to discover your immigration history.

Elder Abuse: A Community Problem with Community Solutions
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Elder Abuse: A Community Problem with Community Solutions

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with Betty Balderston

Calendar Sep 18, 2017 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week
Elder abuse is of growing concern through the U.S. today, especially here in Maine since we're one of the oldest states in the country. This one-hour presentation is designed to educate Mainers about the community problem of elder abuse by increasing awareness and identifying resources for community solutions. Please join us for this important presentation to learn how you can become part of the solution!

Extending the Gardening Season

$39

with Sharon Turner

Calendar Oct 5, 2017 at 6 pm, runs for 3 weeks
Maine has a short traditional growing season. There are, however, many ways to lengthen that short season and have good wholesome food available through the fall, winter, and early spring. In this class we will explore everything from old-fashioned cold frames and hot caps to the latest in low and high tunnels and coverings. Seed starting, winter vegetable storage and fall garlic planting will be addressed. Organic practices will be emphasized. Garlic will be available for purchase. A $10.00 fee for handouts is payable to instructor at first class. At her nursery in Washington, ME, Sharon specializes in heirloom and open pollinated vegetables and flower seedlings, native perennials, shrubs and trees. She is a grower for FEDCO Trees and an instructor for MOFGA.

Feisty Fido

$15

with Jessica Greenleaf

Calendar Oct 12, 2017 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week
Do you avoid walking your dogs or taking them out in public because they bark and lunge at other people and dogs? This type of behavior can be embarrassing but it can also be quite dangerous. If your dog doesn’t exactly get along with others, this class will help you understand why and what you can do about it. We’ll discuss leash reactivity, aggressive behaviors and how to handle fear triggers (ex. the vacuum cleaner). Although it is not required, we highly recommend you also enroll in the Speaking Dog class on Thursday, October 5.

Genealogy at the Maine State Library

$30

with Emily Schroeder

Calendar Oct 7, 2017 at 9:30 am, runs for 3 weeks
Our Maine State Library has a wealth of materials for those interested in discovering their roots. Join Emily Schroeder to discover what the library offers and how to utilize the resources in your family history search. Highlights will include free access to Ancestry.com and HeritageQuest, vital records, cemetery records, town/city histories for Maine and New England, and more. The final class will focus on internet sites. You will leave ready to begin your family research with confidence! Class meets at Maine State Library in Augusta.

Homebuyer's Education
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Homebuyer's Education

$50

with Linda Lajoie

Calendar Sep 12, 2017 at 6 pm, runs for 2 weeks
This course brings participants through the entire home-buyng process. Topics include preparing for home ownership, obtaining a mortgage, and choosing the right home for you. Learn more about the MSHA Advantage Program $3500 assistance with closing costs, evaluating your credit, types of mortgages (MSHA, RHA, VA, etc.), the closing and beyond. Participants must attend all four sessions and will receive a letter of completion. Bring a calculator, pencil and notebook to class. Please do not bring children to class. Registration fee is $30.00 per person or $50.00 for couples purchasing together. Registration and payment must be made through Coastal Enterprises Inc. at www.ceimaine.org or call (207)504-5884.

Indoor Activities for You and Your Dog

$15

with Jessica Greenleaf

Calendar Nov 16, 2017 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week
When the weather outside is frightful, indoor activities for your dog are a must! Boredom can get your faithful friend into trouble! Keep your dog entertained and tire him out with games, puzzles and activities that you can enjoy from the comfort of your own home. We’ll discuss how you can modify games to meet your dog’s needs and how you can incorporate activities into your daily routine.





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