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Learn to Sail Session II
with Joel Ellis
Have you always wanted to sail? Want to give it a try? This is introductory sailing instruction and will include rules of navigation, safety instruction, rigging the sails, tacking, dealing with weather and more. Instruction takes place on the water in a 23 foot sloop. Successful completion of this course will enable individuals to responsibly skipper or crew a day sailor in familiar waters in light to moderate wind and sea conditions. Bring a life jacket and dress to be on the water. Requires physical ability to get in and out of boat from the dock. Choose your preferred session. Class is held at Androscoggin Yacht Club, 22 Lake Street, Wayne.
Mandala Paint Night
with Nadine Aubuchon
Please join us for a night of Mandala art! Come learn how to create Mandala art using acrylic paints. We will paint on a 6x6 art panel that you will be able to frame or display with an easel. Join us and experience this meditative art form for yourself! All supplies are included.
Not on Ancestry! What Next?
with B.J. Jamieson
This class is being recheduled from it's orginal dates. Current date listed is only tennative.
Learn how to explore resources beyond ancestry.com. Ancestry.com is a wonderful resource for genealogy research but other sites can also help put leaves on a family tree. Explore digitized newspapers and other sites to discover fascinating information about your family!
with Gary Swinton
Learn to create amazing wildlife photos from a professional. Topics include choosing the right camera gear, isolating subjects, dealing with backgrounds, using natural light to your advantage, how to use zoom functions effectively, choosing exposure techniques that will provide the best images and finding uncommon perspectives. Our 5/4 class will be held at the Maine Wildlife Park in Gray! We’ll talk about animal behavior, habitats and how best to find animals in the wild. Residents include deer, black bear, eagles, owls and more. It will make an excellent location to practice your skills. There will be a fee to gain entrance to the park. This will be an individual or split fee depending on what the class decides. Please bring a bag lunch, or you may purchase a lunch there. Some walking will be required.
Preserving Your Spring Bounty - Pesto
with Deborah Barnett
This hands-on food preservation workshop will teach you the basics of freezing fruits & vegetables. This is an easy and economical way to preserve the great vegetables from your garden. Participants will receive a “Preserving the Harvest” food preservation packet and will learn recommended methods for preserving foods, the latest and safest recipes and food safety. Join us in this beginner level class as we make pesto, which you will be taking home with you! A materials fee of $15 is due to the instructor at class.
Preserving Your Spring Bounty - Strawberry Jam
with Deborah Barnett
Ever wonder how to preserve all those great seasonal fruits and vegetables? This hands-on food preservation workshop will teach you the basic steps for hot water bath canning and freezing. Students will learn how to make strawberry jam using fresh strawberries. They will also receive a “Preserving the Harvest” food preservation packet, and will learn recommended methods for preserving foods, the latest and safest recipes, equipment to ensure safety, and how to check for properly sealed jars. This is a beginning-level class. Please bring a potholder with you to the workshop. You will be able to take home a jar of strawberry jam! A materials fee of $15 is due to the instructor at class.
Raggedy Ann Folk Art Peg Rack
with Marge Otis
This project evolves into a nice useable piece of Americana with folk art elements. Bring your acrylic brushes to class. Other materials will be provided. Sample will be on display at the Adult Ed office for viewing before class. Material fee of $16.00 payable to instructor at first class. No experience necessary.
Ten Legal Do's and Don'ts for People Over 65
with Dan Eccher
This seminar provides critical information about important legal issues pertaining to people over age 65. Each legal topic will take ten minutes, just long enough to go over the basics that you need to know. Topics include the most important document needed to protect your assets, how to not lose everything to long-term care costs, what is the five-year look back and seven more essential do's and don'ts. We'll wrap up with common questions/concerns from the group. This class is appropriate for those 65+ and for others who may be helping older individuals.