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A Field Course in Old Barns

$74

with Les Fossel

Calendar Mar 20, 2018 at 6:30 pm, runs for 6 weeks

This is a course for people who have an old barn(that perhaps needs repairs), want an old barn, or just loveold barns! The emphasis will be on practical ways to maintainyour old barn at an affordable cost. The first session is in theclassroom. After that, meetings will be held in the old barnsof class members. There will be as many sessions as arerequired to visit the barns of class members who want theirbarns visited (by no more than 12 people). This course isco-sponsored by the Morris Farm Trust in Wiscasset.

The last class will be a potluck supper at theinstructor’s house, where class members can see theinstructor’s cabinetmaking shop and barns, and delve into hisreference library on early buildings (one of the very best inMaine).NOTE: Following the first class, the day and time offuture classes will be determined by class members in a wayto accommodate as many individual schedules as possible.

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

A Field Course in Old Houses

$74

with Les Fossel

Calendar Mar 13, 2018 at 6:30 pm, runs for 6 weeks

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 (the 1789 Meetinghouse, 1838 Head Tide Church, Narrow Gauge Railroad Museum, etc), 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 36 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 - April

$49

with Katy Genthner

Calendar Apr 19, 2018 at 9 am, runs for 1 week

Please note: April 19th is a Thursday, not a Friday, as it was incorrectly listed in our brochure.

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: April 19th is during spring break and a no school day for students. Hardship discounts are available, call us.

 

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Babysitters Training Course - June

$49

with Katy Genthner

Calendar Jun 25, 2018 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: School should be out by June 25th. Hardship discounts are available, call us.

 

Grow Your Own Organic Garden

$14

with MOFGA

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 an evening-long 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.

The instructor will be an experienced farmer or gardener from your region. 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.

 

Household Cleaning Hacks with Essential Oils

$24

with Katie Deabler

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

How many chemicals are in your cleaning supplies? Did you know that there are 84,000 industrial chemicals that are used in household cleaners? The truth is many ingredients in the common household cleaning products we’ve grown to trust are harmful to our health. Most people aren’t aware of the hidden dangers these popular cleaning products present to ourselves, our families, and our pets.

In this class, we will learn about the top 10 most dangerous chemicals found in cleaning products and why to avoid them. We will learn DIY recipes on chemical-free cleaning using essential oils and other common ingredients found in the household. Every student will be given free samples of essential oil to try these chem-free cleaners at home!

Katie Deabler has been a wellness advocate for 4 years. She specializes in natural living with the use of essential oils. She makes her own household cleaners, candles, and skincare line from natural ingredients.

iPad Basics - April

$5

with Kayla Sikora

Calendar Apr 10, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

In this class you will learn the basics of how to use your iPad. You may bring your iPad with you or you may just watch. The course instructor will demonstrate basic functions of your iPad. We will have time for questions at the end of the class.

Kayla Sikora is the director of the RSU 40 Adult Education progam. Kayla loves technology and wants to share her knowledge with the community.

iPad Basics - February

$5

with Kayla Sikora

Calendar Feb 27, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

In this class you will learn the basics of how to use your iPad. You may bring your iPad with you or you may just watch. The course instructor will demonstrate basic functions of your iPad. We will have time for questions at the end of the class.

Kayla Sikora is the director of the RSU 40 Adult Education progam. Kayla loves technology and wants to share her knowledge with the community.





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