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MSAD #11 Adult Education

Personal Enrichment

Getting Your House Ready to Sell


with Geri Doyle

Calendar Apr 26, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Spring is on its way and soon there will be an influx of properties on the market for sale. This course will answer questions like, do I need to paint? Should I replace appliances? Is it necessary to repair that leaky roof? We all have ideas about how to make our property appealing to perspective buyers. Let Geri Doyle, a realtor who has been in the business for over thirty years, explain to you what items need your attention as well as those that will not be worth your investment of both time and money. Geri's expertise will guide you to making your property the one people want to buy.


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Glass Etching


with Cathy Ottum

Calendar Mar 1, 2018 at 6:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Enjoy learning a fun and fast way to create etched glass pieces. We'll provide a variety of etching patterns that will enhance and personalize your project.

A goblet (that doubles as a candle holder) and an etching pattern of your choice (with all other needed supplies) is included in the cost of the class.

You'll also have time to complete an etching on an additional clear glass item you bring to class. Consider bringing a clear mug, wine glass, clear carafe, vase, even a mirror.

Supply fee for patterns and materials as well as for additional glass pieces will be available with prices that vary - starting as low as $1.00. Supply fee is payable to instructor at the class.

Deadline to register is February 22.

Grow Your Own Organic Garden! Sponsored by MOFGA


with Jon Ault

Calendar Apr 4, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Interested in learning how to grow your own vegetables in a sustainable manner? Join us for a workshop on how to grow your own garden organically.

We’ll talk about the basics of soil science and how to enrich your soil to produce healthy, high-yielding plants. The course will also cover the fundamentals of making and using compost, the principles of crop rotation and how to incorporate green manures to manage nutrients in the garden.

Other topics will include how to tell the difference between cultivated plants and weeds, basic weed control strategies and cultural methods for dealing with pests.

We will even send you home with free seeds! All are welcome, from first-timers to experienced gardeners who want to experiment with new techniques.

Guitar for Beginners


with Pat Colwell

Calendar Mar 20, 2018 at 5:45 pm, runs for 8 weeks

This class is designed for those who are either rusty or who have never played. Don’t worry if you can’t read music.

Participants will learn to play basic chords that will allow you to join in on simple songs. You will become familiar with the parts of your guitar, “open” chords, finger placement, different genres of music and much more. Soon you will be strumming along to your favorite music!

Bring your acoustic guitar, tuner, and a flat pick. A 3- ring binder or pocket folder is highly encouraged.

Healthy Lawn Care


with Kat Munson

Calendar May 16, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Do you want a lush green lawn safe for kids, pets and the environment and save time and money?

Join us to learn how to create a more resilient, beautiful lawn, without relying on chemical fertilizers and weed and bug killers. We’ll provide strategies for building healthy soil to grow a beautiful lawn.

Topics include

  • fertilizing
  • controlling weeds and thatch
  • renovating poor lawns
  • transitioning to organic care and more.

Whether you maintain your own lawn or hire a professional, this class is for you! Kat Munson is the Education and Outreach Coordinator at the Cumberland County Soil and Water Conservation District.

Homebuyer's Education
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Homebuyer's Education


with Linda Lajoie

Calendar May 8, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 2 weeks

Registration and payment must be made through Coastal Enterprises Inc. at or call (207)504-5900.

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.


How to Make Gluten Free Bread


with Vicki Dill

Calendar Apr 9, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Baking gluten free can be a challenge. Learn about ingredients and techniques that will result in a versatile dough that can be used for breads, pizza crust or hamburger rolls. This recipe bakes in a short time, so students can sample the end results.

There will be a $5.00 supply fee payable to instructor at class.

Hunter Safety


with Craig Gerry

Calendar Apr 3, 2018 at 5:45 pm, runs for 2 weeks

PLEASE NOTE: The Saturday class date has been rescheduled for April 21.

This firearms hunter safety course consists of 9 hours of classroom instruction broken up into a 3 hour introduction followed by one day of classroom instruction and activities.

Students are required to complete a workbook or chapter reviews from an online course, both of which complement the student manual. Students must demonstrate to the instructor that they can safely handle a firearm, participate in activities, bring in a survival kit with appropriate contents and pass a 50 question test with a grade of at least 70%.

Class meets on April 3 from 5:45-9:00 pm and April 21 from 8:30 am-4:30 pm. Students must attend both class dates.

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