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MSAD #11 Adult Education



Personal Enrichment

Scone Home: A Night of Scone Delights!

$39

with Debra Arter

Calendar Mar 10, 2020 at 5:30 pm, runs for 1 week

You do not need to be ET to make a wonderful scone! Have you had flat or tough dry scones? Debra will show you how to make light and tender Chocolate Cherry Scones, Apricot Ginger Scones, Cranberry Orange Scones, Bacon, Cheddar & Chive Scones and basic scones. This class will be participatory and samples of all items will be tasted and the rest divided among the class. Remember to bring your apron and an empty container to store all that you will take home. 

Simple Wills

$12

with Susan Farnsworth

Calendar Mar 10, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Review the basics of making a simple will. A will can protect your assets and help minimize the chances of a contest over your estate. If you die without one, your estate may not be distributed as you would choose. Use a will to: provide for your family, specify to whom you would like to receive your property, state your funeral and burial instructions, create a trust for minor children, disinherit a person(s), or name a guardian for minor children. Join local attorney Susan Farnsworth for this one-evening class as she explains the process of creating a will and discusses how to determine whether a simple will is sufficient or if a more complex document is in order to protect your assets.

Tai Chi Flow

$30

with Lisa St. Hilaire

Calendar Mar 10, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 3 weeks

Have you wanted to try tai chi but felt like learning a whole form was too much? Come play Tai Chi Flow!  You'll learn a few basic tai chi and qigong movements in a flowing manner without the sequencing that is typical of tai chi forms. This is a great introduction to tai chi, and also a reinforcement for basic tai chi principles for people with previous tai chi experience. 

Full Course

Basic Dog Obedience

$99

with John Palange

Calendar Mar 11, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Do you sometimes feel like your dog is the master? A well-trained pet will make life easier and more enjoyable for everyone. In this six-week basic obedience class we will work on teaching your dog to walk without pulling on a leash, heel, sit, down, stay, and come, in a friendly and relaxed way. Dogs should be six months old or older. Proof of rabies vaccination must be submitted to Adult Ed office prior to first class. You will need a six-foot leash and an appropriate training collar. John Palange has trained dogs professionally at K-9 Training Center for over 42 years, with other trainers often referring their most “challenging” dogs to him.

Planning a Successful Event

$45

with Mary Alderman

Calendar Mar 11, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Make your special event one to remember. All kinds of parties and events come into our lives. Between engagements, weddings, anniversaries, baby showers, bridal showers, retirements, holiday parties and much more. Let’s talk about ways to make your day special while reducing the stress and chaos that often surrounds these events. We will discuss Budgets, Venues, Invitations, Food, Flowers, Music and Decorations. Come join Mary a local Wedding/Event planner from Enchanted Events, as she gives you ways to look at making your event truly magical!

Which Camera Should I Buy?

$19

with Gary Swinton

Calendar Mar 11, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

You only have to go into a retail store or online to get an idea of the sheer number of digital cameras on the market. There are so many brands, types and technologies, each one claiming to be the best, that it’s hard to make sense of it all. Join this round-table discussion to learn what you need to know before purchasing a digital camera. The discussion will range from point and shoot cameras to high-end digital single lens reflex cameras, with the instructor bringing a wide variety of examples to view. Interchangeable lens options (with examples provided by instructor) and purchase resources, both online and locally, will be discussed.

Intermediate Dog Obedience

$79

with John Palange

Calendar Mar 11, 2020 at 8 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Intermediate dog obedience classes focus on strengthening basic obedience skills and introducing more complex exercises. Refining of previously learned commands, such as increasing the duration of the“stay” or moving out of sight during a “down” exercise are also included. Trick training is another facet of intermediate obedience, and tricks, such as rolling over or choosing the right toy from a pile, are easier to teach once your dog has a handle on basic obedience skills.  Proof of rabies vaccination must be submitted to Adult Ed office prior to first class. You will need a six-foot leash and an appropriate training collar.

Basic Web Design

$39

with Meleena Erikson

Calendar Mar 12, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Do you need a website for your small business or organization? Not sure how to start? Wordpress is a free, open-source platform that allows you to start small and grow the site as needed, without needing to know any code. In this course, Meleena will walk you through purchasing a domain name, setting up hosting and starting a basic WordPress site. We will cover the basics of set-up, choosing a theme, customizing your templates and how to use plugins. Students are encouraged to bring their laptops and work in real time to get their site launched. 

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