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with Mark Rains

Calendar Oct 14, 2020 at 7 pm

This is a facilitated group via Zoom where parents learn to provide a secure base for their children (0-5years) to explore the world, learn rules, express feelings, and return for support. Parents learn how to follow their child’s lead when possible and when necessary to be “bigger, stronger, wiser and kind” without becoming mean, weak, unavailable, or complicated by past stress. 


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with Paul Brown

Calendar Oct 15, 2020 at 6 pm

Bridge can be fun and competitive! Bring a partner or come alone to learn the basics of bridge incuding bidding and play. Come as a beginner or come to refresh your skills. We will learn something new each night and play for fun! 



with Del Harris

Calendar Oct 15, 2020 at 6 pm

This class is designed for beginners and/or experienced woodworkers. You will have the opportunity to either: 1) bring your own personal project with which you want help, or 2) decide on a new project at 1st class. There are many finishing techniques available for your desired effect of each project. Beginner level class time and eperienced level class time will stagger to accommodate for individual needs, to be decided at the 1st class. You will learn the safe and correct use of various wood working machines and complete a desired project. 

Materials project determined (if applicable)

iOS Essentials (iPHONES & iPADS)
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iOS Essentials (iPHONES & iPADS)



Calendar Oct 21, 2020 at 1 pm

Learn how the iPhone/iPad can become your portable command center. Use your apple ID to access App Store and backup to iCloud. Understand the Settings menu, OS Updates, camera, calendar, contacts, messaging, installing apps and more. Learn also how to multitask, conserve battery life, monitor your data usage and how/when to switch to an available WiFi connection to conserve your expensive data plan. Bring your iPhone/iPad. 

MAX enrollment 6 per class per day

MUST call our office to attend on the day of class

CNA- Certified Nursing Assistant
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CNA- Certified Nursing Assistant


with Lorna Collins

Calendar Oct 26, 2020 at 4 pm

The 180 hour Certified Nursing Assistant Course is designed to prepare the student to be a Nursing Assistant. Call the Adult Ed Office at 778-3460 for application, registration requirements and placement on a waiting list. Details regarding dates, location and fees will be provided to participants as the class list is completed.

Assessments required

Do you have a desire to care for elderly and start working in the healthcare field? Be a Certified Nursing Assistant and enjoy the outstanding benefits that you get in this industry.

 First, you must complete a state-approved education program. Next, you must pass a competency exam. Requirements vary from state to state, so check with our program for details.

 The course will consist of one hundred (180) hours of instruction. Ninety (90) hours will be spent in the classroom, twenty (20) hours skills lab, and seventy (70) hours of clinical experience in a long-term health-care facility.

We are looking to start this course late October, 2020

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with Laurel Samson

Calendar Oct 26, 2020 at 6 pm

Did you know that YOU could be the life-changing person for a child here in Maine? There is a special need for people who can care for infants while also supporting the reunification process, siblings groups, and adolescents. Join us for this informational meeting and take that very first step to becoming a foster parent.




Calendar Oct 27, 2020 at 6 pm

This course is for those who have never taken an ASL class before or need to refresh their knowledge from years ago. Finger spelling and basic vocabulary will be taught and practiced in a fun, comfortable environment. Class will be kept small in order to focus on your individual purpose for learning. 

Class will be done on ZOOM.



with Kevin White

Calendar Oct 27, 2020 at 6 pm

This course is designed for the beginner but is open to all skill levels. Each week you will learn at least 2 different fly patterns and usually there is enough time during class to tie at least 3 flies of each pattern. All materials will be supplied by the instructor at no cost. You will need tools to participate in class. The instructor will contact you with a list of tools and where to purchase them before class 

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