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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 Barns

$74

with Les Fossel

Calendar Oct 8, 2019 at 6:30 pm

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

The last class will be a potluck supper at the instructor’s house, where class members can 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. 

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. 

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About Boating Safely

$79

with Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 2-5

Calendar Sep 23, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 2 weeks

This course is an introduction to boating. Topics covered include types of boats, trailering, required safety equipment, legal requirements, navigating waterways, safe operation, boating emergencies, and water sports. The course is approved by the National Association of State Boating Law Administrators (NASBLA). Successful completion of an optional exam at the end of the class leads to a certificate that can be used to show you have taken a boating course. The certificate is required to operate a boat in most states and Canada. Many boat insurance companies offer discounts on boating insurance to those who have a certificate.

Advanced Intense Pottery Class

$139

with Bridgette Kinney

Calendar Jan 7, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 4 weeks

This class is intense because we will be creating and glazing in eight classes in just four weeks. Participants must be advanced students who have already learned how to wedge clay and center on the wheel.

We will be focusing on making all the components to a tea set: teapot, sugar bowl, creamer, cups, etc!

MATERIAL FEE OF $60 is included in the cost online! NOTE: This price is different than listed in brochure. Sorry for any inconvenience!

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.

Will run

Ballroom Dance

$59

with Megan Dinsmore

Calendar Sep 26, 2019 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, foxtrot, tango, salsa, rumba, bachata and more. This class is intended for couples, but don’t let that stop you if you don’t have a partner– singles are welcome too! This six week class will give you the confidence to get up and dance the night away at that wedding or cruise that is on the horizon or simply to add a dance routine to your workout. Guaranteed great exercise to wonderful music. No street shoes, please! Bring shoes to change into.

Full Course

Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers

$80

with Andrew Eckman

Calendar Oct 1, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 3 weeks

This program ensures that individuals with a duty to respond (public safety professionals, healthcare providers, and others with a duty to respond) have the knowledge and skills necessary to respond to breathing and cardiac emergencies. The course emphasizes active, hands-on learning and uses scenario-based activities to help participants learn how to provide one rescuer and two rescuer CPR, multiple rescuer response, how to use an AED and relieve an obstructed airway for adult, child and infant patients. Participants will learn how to check both a conscious and unconscious patient, and how to give effective ventilations to a patient experiencing a cardiac and/or respiratory arrest, including using a resuscitation mask and bag-valve-mask (BVM) resuscitator. This program is accepted for continuing education credit by CAPCE and NREMT for EMS personnel, and by AGD/PACE for dental providers; the State of Maine accepts the program’s credits for licensing requirements. The course also is approved by, or meets the requirements of, JCAHO (Healthcare Providers); AAAASF (Ambulatory Surgery); ACSM (Sports Medicine); BCAT, NATA and NCSA (Athletic Trainers); DANB (Dental Assistants); NAEMSE (EMS); and NOLS (Wilderness EMT)

Please note: This program does NOT contain a First Aid component.

Andrew Eckman has been involved in Emergency Services since 1975, and has served as a police officer, firefighter, Emergency Medical Technician, emergency manager, and disaster manager. He has been a medical instructor for more than 25 years.





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