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Firearms Hunter Safety - Session One

$5

with Russell Corson

Calendar Sep 7, 2021 at 5 pm

This course is being taught by a trained, certified volunteer instructor according to statewide standards. This course combines 7.5 hours of classroom instruction with some required independent study at home between the first and second class.

Student 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 70% or higher.

Note: While on the school campus, class participants must wear a two-layer mask that covers the mouth and nose at all times and six-foot social distancing must be maintained.

Full Course

Qi-Gong

$30

with Diane Beaudoin

Calendar Sep 7, 2021 at 5 pm

“Qi” means energy and “Gong” means practice. Learn to circulate the energy in specific channels—called meridians—by using movement and breathing techniques. When the energy flows freely, you feel vitality, health, and happiness.

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Beginners Hatha Yoga - ONLINE

$35

with Gabrielle Hunter

Calendar Sep 13, 2021 at 5:30 pm

This will be a ZOOM class.  An email with the link will be sent once you have registered.

This is a gentle beginners yoga class focusing on body alignment, breathing techniques, balance and strengthening in a slow paced and open environment. Class will end with introduction and exploration of relaxation and meditation techniques with time to experience how your yoga practice is evolving. If you have any special physical issues, chronic pain or injury, please contact the instructor before the first day of class to go over health concerns, safety and any props you may need to help you experience the best class possible.

Please bring a yoga mat, 2 blocks if you have them, 1 yoga strap, 1 blanket.

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Aerobics ~ Low Impact

$55

with Lois Davis

Calendar Sep 13, 2021 at 6 pm

Come to a fun and exciting low impact aerobics class where you work out at your own pace. Relieve stress, improve cardio, tone, and make new friends.

This class will be ZOOM.  You will be emailed a link when you register.

 

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Electrical Wiring in Your Own Home

$90

with Jamie Swett

Calendar Sep 14, 2021 at 6 pm

In this 10-week course, participants will acquire a basic understanding of electrical wiring in the home, which will involve learning key terminology and the use of tools like a multimeter and voltage detector. Topics will include switches, receptacles, lighting fixtures, smoke detectors, appliances, box sizing, and wire sizing.

Jamie Swett is new to our program but brings a wealth of knowledge and experience. A graduate of CMTC, Mr. Swett has been employed at SAPPI as an Electronic/Instrument Technician for 39 years, where he has also taught many training classes; in addition, he has owned and operated Swett Electric for 16 years.

Introduction to the Bible: A Survey of the New Testament (In Person)

$5

with Diane Poulin

Calendar Sep 14, 2021 at 6:30 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Are you interested in some stimulating conversation? Would you like to gain a deeper understanding of the Bible? Come join us for this six-week course in which we will delve into the New Testament! Participants will explore the content and major events of the new covenant. Students will be introduced to the books in the New Testament, the spiritual application of several of the Ten Commandments, the twelve apostles, the main characters and their stories, and the use of figurative language throughout the Bible. At the end of the course, students will walk away with a solid foundation of New Testament content without being steered into a specific denomination. To eliminate confusion about translations, the King James Bible is the translation that will be used in this course. There will be multiple copies available for students who do not have a KJV Bible.

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Life Skills

Free

with Jean Philpot

Calendar Sep 20, 2021 at 5 pm

In this class, especially designed for adults with learning challenges, students will enhance everyday life skills by improving their basic reading, writing, and problem-solving proficiencies.

Because of COVID-19 restrictions, this semester the class will be reduced to one day per week.

Learners set their own individualized goals and work toward them in a safe, nurturing, and creative environment. Contact the Adult Education office for additional information.

Tech Spot

$5

with Lynn Perry

Calendar Sep 21, 2021 at 2:30 pm

The Tech Spot is a School and Community Project that offers technology advice and tutoring at no charge to adults from throughout our school district.

Examples of possible help sessions include general computer operation, conducting web searches, using Facebook and other social media programs, and operating Smart phones, iPads, Tablets, and PCs. Assistance with some software applications such as Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel & PowerPoint) is available as well.

FMI or to schedule an appointment with the Tech Spot staff, please call the Adult Education office at 474-7553.

Project partners include RSU 54 Adult & Community Education, Town of Skowhegan, and the RSU 54 Technology Staff.





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