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Acting Class 101
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Acting Class 101


with Fred Liebfried

Calendar Sep 20, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 9 weeks

Did you ever want to take an acting class? Brush up on your acting skills? Would you like to feel more comfortable speaking in front of a group? Have some interactive fun? This class will help jump start your imagination. We will exam the foundations of the craft of acting: character choices, movement, and relaxation. You will work on a monologue and a scene. This class will be great if you are a beginner who has had little or no acting experience – or for those who want to revisit the fundamentals of acting. No class on October 18.


Aromatherapy Diffuser Jewelry


with Jenny Spencer

Calendar Dec 5, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Diffuser jewelry is a creative and fun way to use essential oils on the go. Learn how to design bracelets and necklaces made with lava beads, and other stones. Take home a free sample of essential oil to use with your new bracelet.

Students will need $25.00 to cover the Materials and is payable to the instructor first class night.


Basic Blacksmithing


with Richard Tessier

Calendar Sep 20, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

The class will provide students with an opportunity to watch demonstrations of specific blacksmithing techniques, and tool use. Practice time will follow. This is a two day introductory course to explore the basics of the blacksmithing trade. Learn everything from wearing safety clothes to building and managing a coal fire. Learn what tools are needed to bend, twist, punch, drift, shouldering and forge welding.

There is a $5.00 fee for materials and fuel which will be paid to the instructor on Thursday night.

This TWO DAY workshop will begin Thursday, September 20, held at the Skowhegan Area High School

and end on Saturday, September 22 OR Saturday, October 13 at the Malbons Mills Blacksmith Shop.


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Beginner Pilates


with Petra Prokopova

Calendar Oct 17, 2018 at 5:30 pm, runs for 5 weeks

Pilates is a balanced, safe, and effective mind-body conditioning for everybody. The many benefits include: improved posture, more suppleness and lengths the spine, toned and lengthened muscles, core strength and stability, supported lower back, flexibility, deeper breath, overall increase in body awareness which leads to a centered and calm sense of self, reduced stress, rejuvenation, and elevated spirit.

This class welcomes back the continuing students and anyone who feels he or she wants to be in this class. We will work on full beginner repertoire as originated by Joseph Pilates and add some new variations.

Please bring a thick exercise/yoga mat for adequate cushioning of the spine.


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Certified Nurse’s Assistant - CNA


with Diane Sinclair

Calendar Sep 25, 2018 at 3 am, runs for 10 weeks

Do you enjoy helping others? Are you looking for a career with many rewards? If so, then this might be the career change for you. After 90 hours of classroom theory and 90 hours of clinical and laboratory work, hands-on at a local long-term care facilities, and final exam, you will be State of Maine certified. Requirements: Proof of age (at least 16); Proof of high school graduation or equivalency; completed application form; successful completion of a reading entrance exam and completed interview.

• Applications will be available at the Adult Education Office the week of August 20. 

Completed Applications are due back in the Adult Education office by Thursday, September 6.

Interview and CASAS assessments on Wednesday, September 12 at 3pm

• $300 deposit or proof of third-party payment required with your application

• Full payment is due prior to first class. Space is limited so please contact the Adult Education Office for an application.

Elder Law – The Basics


with John E. Nale ESQ

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

This two hour workshop will help participants better understand the complexities of retirement planning, advance directives, guardianship/conservator ships, second marriage family planning and of a loved one, long-term care and estate planning. Attorney John Nale, Esq. will be available after class to answer any questions you may have as you ponder the road maps of elder care laws.

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Essential Oils for Your Health


with Jenny Spencer

Calendar Oct 17, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Join an interactive class where you will experience therapeutic- grade essential oils and learn how they can help you to live a healthy lifestyle. Find out how these oils support your immune, digestive and respitory systems – aid your emotional balance and help you deal with stress. Enjoy this hands-on class.

Students will need $15.00 to cover the Materials (take home items and hand outs) and is payable to the instructor first class night.


Fall Foliage Special
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Fall Foliage Special

Calendar Oct 13, 2018 at 7 am

Please register with MSAD#11 - click here to go to their site.

Fall is a great time to enjoy a special outing! Join us as we travel to central New Hampshire on board our deluxe motorcoach for a day of fun and Fall foliage. We’ll appreciate the changing colors of sugar maples and the gorgeous foliage of the beautiful White Mountain area as we head toward Meredith, NH on the shores of Lake Winnepesaukee. It’s all aboard the Hobo Railroadfor a relaxing train ride that takes you north from Meredith past several small lakes, up and over the Ashland Summit, across the Ashland Trestle and past the Bonnie Brae Deer Farm to the quaint village of Plymouth, NH where we’ll enjoy a hot buffet lunch at the Common Man Inn & Restaurant.  Be sure to bring your camera as we’ll make a brief stop at the restored Ashland Train Station where you'll be greeted by station attendants dressed in period attire. We’ll have some time to explore the shops in Meredith before heading to Laconia for the annual New Hampshire Pumpkin Festival - a community-hosted, family friendly celebration of fall celebrating artistry and creativity and all things pumpkin! Time permitting, there may also be another stop to “sweeten” our day. Registration fee includes motorcoach transportation, train ride, buffet lunch and Pumpkin Festival. 

Departure 7:00 am from Waterville (Elm Plaza) 10:15 pm Return

Departure 7:45 am from Gardiner (I-95 exit 102 Park and Ride)  9:30 pm Return

Deadline to register is September 13 No refunds will be issued after this date.


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