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MSAD #11 Adult Education

Personal Enrichment

Basic Sewing for Beginners and Intermediates


with Wynne Winchell

Calendar Oct 17, 2017 at 6 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Join our "sewcial" and learn the basics of sewing. Perfect if you are a beginner, or continue progressing if you've taken the class before.

You will have an opportunity to create Christmas stockings, tree skirts, aprons, fabric books, place mats, decorations, simple clothing and more. Learn how to read a pattern and understand the features of your sewing machine.

The instructor will have materials available for your first class project, after that you will need to bring your own. There will be plenty of books for you to get ideas and fabric to choose from. Bring your sewing machine to class.

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Basic Soap Making


with Laurel Lopez

Calendar Oct 13, 2017 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Make soap in your own kitchen and discover the benefits that handmade soaps have for your skin. You'll learn the cold process method combining lye solutions with essential oils to create naturally unique soaps for a variety of use. We will discuss scenting, cutting, storing and packaging your products.

You'll have several products to take home.

A supply list is available upon registration. Additional materials fee of $20.00 payable to the instructor at time of class.

Full Course

Bath Bombs, Sugar Scrubs, Melts & Pour Soaps


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.


Be Your Own Health Detective - Tools for Better Living


with Heather Rae

Calendar Oct 3, 2017 at 6 pm, runs for 4 weeks

This class provides you with a road map to identify root causes of chronic health conditions. You will create your own deep-dive (living matrix) health history identifying the stress triggers, nutrition issues and toxins (from the womb to today) that affect your well being.

You will be introduced to tools such as signs and symptoms assessments; state-of-the-art laboratory testing and imaging technologies, and other useful resources.

Other concepts we will cover include bio-individuality and nutritional theories, mind/body/spirit inter-connectivity, toxic burdens, food/additive/mold intolerances and more.

Become Your Own Travel Agent


with Becky Ranks

Calendar Dec 7, 2017 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

This class will provide resources and information for anyone who wants to find the best deals for hotels, cruises, RV travel, AirBNB, escorted tours, and more.

We will answer questions about RV driving to Alaska and the western US, how to get the lowest prices for escorted tours to almost anywhere, getting great deals on hotels while traveling at home and abroad. Get information on river cruises for less, airfare tips, and you will go home with a valuable online resource.

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Becoming a Notary Public in Maine
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Becoming a Notary Public in Maine


with Gwen Cole

Calendar Sep 20, 2017 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Interested in becoming a Notary? Notaries Public perform a whole host of duties for which they are especially entrusted by virtue of a Notary Commission.

This course will prepare you to apply to become a Notary or to use your current Commission wisely and lawfully. You will learn about everything from the history of Notaries, to eligibility, powers and duties, procedures, troubleshooting, record keeping, documents, content and recommissioning.

Course fee does not include the cost of application to the Secretary of State’s Office.


Beginner Ukulele


with Paul Migliaccio

Calendar Nov 6, 2017 at 7 pm, runs for 6 weeks

With its chunk-a-chunk sound, whispery nylon strings, and diminutive body, the ukulele is having a moment. Find out why the ukulele is making a strong comeback in this beginner level class.

This is a beginner class, but students who have some experience with the ukulele are also welcome. Learn about tuning, strumming, fingerpicking, chords, reading tab...then putting it all together to learn your first songs. Scales, technique, and easy music theory will also be discussed. Ukulele should be soprano, concert, or tenor size.

Ukuleles are available to purchase at local music stores, eBay, or Amazon.

Please bring an electric tuner.

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Black Cat Pumpkin Jar


with Marge Otis

Calendar Oct 20, 2017 at 10 am, runs for 1 week

Black cats and Halloween go together like pumpkin spice and fall. In fact, black cats have a long history with magic, bad luck, and all things spooky.

This glass pumpkin jar stands out with a painted lid featuring black cat's eyes. Use it to hold special treats for Autumn guests.

An $8.00 supply fee will be payable to the instructor at class. Bring acrylic brushes.

Project will be available to view in the adult education office one week prior to class.

No painting experience necessary.

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