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'Clean' Cleaners for Your Home

$69

with Heather Emerson

Calendar Nov 13, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Have you tried to read the back of your household cleaning products lately? Most are filled with toxic ingredients that clean our homes but harm our health. In this make and take class, participants will learn how to make 4 different cleaners that work great but are made with everyday ingredients right from the pantry. Instructor will provide all materials and take home containers.

A Field Course in Old Houses

$74

with Les Fossel

Calendar Oct 15, 2019 at 6:30 pm

This is a course for people who have an old house, want to have an old house, or just love old houses! The first session is in the classroom. After that, meetings will be held in the old homes of class members. There will be as many sessions as are required to visit the houses of class members who want their houses visited (by no more than 12 people). 

The last class will be a potluck supper at the instructor’s house, where class members can visit the historic features of Alna, see the instructor’s cabinetmaking shop and barns, and delve into his reference library on early buildings (one of the very best in Maine).

NOTE:  Following the first class, the day and time of future classes will be determined by class members in a way to accommodate as many individual schedules as possible. 

Les Fossel is one of Maine’s foremost experts on early buildings. His award-winning business has specialized in preserving our early buildings for 42 years. He has lectured throughout Maine and the Northeast, including as a faculty member for the University of Southern Maine. More information on his business enterprises is available at: www.oldhouserestoration.com. 

Babysitters Training Course

$49

with Cathy Cole

Calendar Nov 11, 2019 at 9 am, runs for 1 week

Learn the skills and techniques necessary to be a responsible, competent and fun babysitter in a one-day class. This course will cover such topics as: child care essentials, the proper response and handling of emergency situations, behavior management, safety for the sitter, and babysitting as a business. Students should bring a lunch and a snack. Please do not bring any electronics or phones. For students ages 11-14. A certificate is issued upon successful completion of the course.

Register EARLY – this class fills up quickly!

Please note: November 11 is Veteran’s Day and a no school day for students.

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Heartsaver® Adult/Child/Infant CPR/AED

$49

with Sally Larson

Calendar Oct 24, 2019 at 5:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Early registration is encouraged – class size limited! Each year an estimated 166,000 lives are claimed by sudden cardiac arrest. That is about 455 people each day. Effective bystander CPR, provided immediately after a sudden cardiac arrest, can double or even triple a victim’s chance of survival. Almost 80 percent of cardiac arrests occur at home and are witnessed by a family member.

This course will cover basic adult, child and infant CPR skills as well AED (Automatic External Defibrillator) training for the lay person and non-healthcare worker who needs CPR certification. It includes receipt of an American Heart Association Heartsaver Course Completion Card. Learn CPR today – the life you save could be that of your own loved one!

Please note: This is not a Basic Life Support class and does not meet the requirements for hospital personnel. (Please see page 7 for a BLS for Healthcare Providers course)

Hunter Safety Online Course

$10

with Glenn Riker

Calendar Oct 1, 2019 at 5:30 pm, runs for 2 weeks

The Online Course requires that students complete the knowledge portion of the course online and attend a skills and exam day which is about 7 hours. Students complete quizzes and exam as they do the online course and are provided with a voucher to attend the skills and exam day upon completion of the online exam. In the skills and exam session 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%. Students must complete the online course and bring their voucher of successful completion to the first Skills and Exam session. Please visit www.hunter-ed.com/maine to complete the online portion of the course. Registration and payment are required in advance for skills and exam sessions. Register early!

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Medicare and Understanding It

$5

with Robert Harvey

Calendar Oct 3, 2019 at 6:30 pm, runs for 1 week

This course will review the following areas: when you are eligible for Medicare benefits; the timeline to enroll for Medicare benefits without penalties; what original Medicare covers and does not cover; and what additional plans are available that work in conjunction with original Medicare. Financial assistance options will also be discussed briefly.

Robert Harvey is a licensed Life and Health agent with offices in Brunswick and Scarborough Maine. He has been assisting clients with reviewing and enrolling in individual health insurance plans and transitioning on to Medicare coverage for the last 10 years.

Full Course

Router Basics (Wednesdays)

$39

with Rick Gallion

Calendar Oct 2, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 2 weeks

The Router is the second most important power tool in any shop. It is also the most versatile. Learn the basic techniques of using this tool, some of the shop made jigs that make it do more, and what to look for when purchasing a router. No materials needed. 

Instructor Rick Gallion has been a professional woodworker for over thirty years and has taught many students the craft of woodworking. His shop is designed as a teaching facility. All classes will be held at the Clary Lake Woodworking School at 777 Gardiner Road (Hwy 126), Jefferson. Class size is limited. Safety glasses provided for each class.

Full Course

Sharpening Woodworking Tools (Thursdays)

$39

with Rick Gallion

Calendar Oct 3, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 2 weeks

The first thing to learn about woodworking is sharpening the tools you will be using. In this course you will learn to sharpen bench chisels, plane irons, card scrapers, cabinet scrapers and marking knives. We will be using a grinder, a burnisher and water stones to put a razor edge on your tools. Bring in your grandad’s old plane or chisel or a new tool. They will all need sharpening. 

Instructor Rick Gallion has been a professional woodworker for over thirty years and has taught many students the craft of woodworking. His shop is designed as a teaching facility. All classes will be held at the Clary Lake Woodworking School at 777 Gardiner Road (Hwy 126), Jefferson. Class size is limited. Safety glasses provided for each class.





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