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Ballroom Dance


with Megan Dinsmore

Calendar Mar 7, 2024 at 7 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Join the party and learn to dance. Beginner ballroom dance will cover the basic steps for the waltz, tango, rhumba, bachata and more. This six week class will give you the confidence to get up and dance the night away or simply add a dance routine to your workout. Guaranteed great exercise to wonderful music. This class will make you your partner and your dancing shoes and let the fun begin! Please bring your dance shoes with you for class.

Megan Dinsmore has taught elementary school in Illinois and AOS93 for many years. She still substitutes in the district. Megan loves to dance and invites you to come and join in the fun!


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Zentangle 101: An Introduction to the Zentangle Method


with Martha Brooks

Calendar Mar 11, 2024 at 6:30 pm, runs for 5 weeks
This 5-week introductory course teaches the basics of the Zentangle Method of pen & ink drawing. It is an easy-to-learn, relaxing, and fun way to create beautiful images by drawing patterns within structured spaces. Zentangle also has proven to have beneficial health effects as well! This course will provide instruction in fundamental pen strokes, multiple tangle patterns, and simple shading techniques. Each class focuses on learning a specific technique while learning a variety of tangle patterns that employ this design pattern. We will explore basic components of design and ideas for embellishment. Weekly tangle pattern step-by-step visuals will be provided. Materials Kits are included in class cost; they can be picked up at the CLCAE Office in Damariscotta prior to class start date.

Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers Recertification


with Andrew Eckman

Calendar Mar 13, 2024 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week



with Dianne Daniels

Calendar Mar 13, 2024 at 6:15 pm, runs for 9 weeks
Pilates is a unique form of mind body exercise that focuses on strengthening the core muscles, the abdominals and the back. The class incorporates the use of ankle and hand held weights to tone the legs and arms.

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Zentangle-A Sampler Spinner


with Martha Brooks

Calendar Mar 13, 2024 at 6:30 pm, runs for 10 weeks

Mindfulness Techniques for a Calmer Life


with Jade Nelson

Calendar Mar 14, 2024 at 5:30 pm, runs for 2 weeks
Do you worry? Wish you had an easier time dealing with the ups and downs of life? This workshop will cover the origin of mindfulness & meditation, the science behind it, the benefits, learn how to incorporate mindfulness into daily life with ease, how the simple act of breathing is meditation, and a handful of techniques and awareness skills to take into our day to day life. Please bring a note book, pen, to class along with a yoga mat, pillow, or blanket to sit on.

Exploring the Elements of Bikepacking through the Great Divide Mountain Bike Trail


with Jenny Cusick

Calendar Mar 14, 2024 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Machine Sewing for Beginners


with Sandy Clement

Calendar Mar 18, 2024 at 6 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Please note the dates for this class has changed from what was listed in our brochure. The new start date for this class is March 18. 

Learn the basics of machine sewing and troubleshooting problems while working on 3 fun projects.  As we learn about machine sewing, we’ll be making an envelope pillow with insert, a pillowcase using the roll-up method, and a zippered pouch. Skills learned will include basic sewing machine care and problem solving; preparing, measuring, and cutting fabric; sewing French seams; installing a zipper; and using various machine feet. We will also learn what to do when things go wrong (this varies from class to class). Please bring a working sewing machine if you have one as there will be only a limited number of machines available.

Sandy Clement has been teaching sewing classes for over 10 years. She has sewn since she was a child and has found it to be a valuable life-long skill. She has helped with costuming for local school and theater groups.

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