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with Jen & Jerry Cohen

Calendar Feb 7, 2023 at 1 pm, runs for 8 weeks


Bridge 01– For beginners and near beginners.  This popular offering is back! A fun way to learn and remember the basics of bridge. Group discussion and play of the most popular and challenging card game in the world. Class limit 6-8.

NDEC; Cutting the Cord

Calendar Feb 7, 2023 at 2 pm, runs for 1 week

-Getting TV and Phone Services Over the Internet.  What does it mean to “Cut the Cord''? It's about canceling cable or satellite service and being able to watch television shows online, as well as options that would allow you to get rid of your landline. This class will not only show you the wide variety of options out there, but also teach you some tools to decide if cutting the cord is right for you. 

When: Tuesday, March 7 Where: Telstar High School

Time: 2:00-3:00pm Tuition: Free

Basic Beginner Guitar
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Basic Beginner Guitar


with Liam Childs

Join Liam Childs as he teaches the very basics of guitar for those with little to no experience.  Classes will cover the anatomy of a guitar, to finger placement, chords, frets, strumming, tuning,  and some basic music. Adult Ed. has very limited guitars available. Students are encouraged to have their own guitar. No worries if your guitar is dusty and out of tune! You can learn about that too. Six weeks; two week increments with one week breaks between. 

Instructor: Liam Childs

When: Tuesdays Feb 7, 2023 Time: 5:30-6:30 pm

Where: Telstar High School Tuition: $150

W.H.A.T Public Access T.V Info Session


with Josh Morton

Calendar Feb 9, 2023 at 4 pm, runs for 1 week

Come learn about The Bethel area’s own Public Access Television Station.Join Josh, Station manager, to learn what goes on at W.H.A.T.Bring your Ideas, Questions, and curiosity. There will be a technical overview of how the stationfunctions and where it fits in our community.

Come and Learn...

*What a PEG media station is and why they are important.

*How to Borrow and use community access video and audio equipment.

*How to Submit your Footage for editing.

*How to Submit your content for broadcast

*How to Become an active part of the television station.

Instructor: Josh Morton

When: Tuesday February 9, 2023

Time: 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Where: Telstar High School

Tuition: No Charge but a Donation  to W.H.A.T gladly accepted. 



with Adienne Cote

Calendar Feb 10, 2023 at 12 pm, runs for 1 week


“As a celebration of my 65th birthday, I decided I wanted to do something hard, meaningful and fun. The answer was to walk 500 miles on the Camino de Santiago in the fall of 2021 with three lifelong friends. Everyone has their own experience on the Camino, come and hear about mine!” Adrienne will show pictures and there will be plenty of time for Q&A about this and other adventures. Bring your lunch

Meditation for Beginners


with Danielle Mason

Calendar Feb 13, 2023 at 5:30 pm, runs for 1 week

 Take a moment to breathe, relax, and center yourself in the meditation class for beginners. Learn the positive power that the breath can have on stress and anxiety as well as learning how to focus deeply and refresh your mind and body. Learn about different easy to meditate to find a way that works best for you! 

Instructor: Danielle Mason

When: Mon, Feb 13 Time: 5:30-6:00 pm

Where: Telstar High School Tuition: $30




Calendar Feb 16, 2023 at 1 pm, runs for 1 week


Behind the Scenes is a new WMSC program, with field trips to local businesses to find out how they operate, what they do, and the business dynamics underpinning our local economy. We’ve all seen the proliferation of cannabis businesses, but what is behind the scenes? Other businesses will be featured in the future. The Stoned Moose: Bethel’s First Adult Use Cannabis Store Must be 21 or over: bring ID Thursday, February 16, 1:00 p.m. (up to 50), 22 Sunday River Road. Owner Mike Everett of The Stoned Moose and will provide an overview of the cannabis business: medical vs. recreational, trends and challenges. Come learn about this new and rapidly growing element of Maine’s agricultural economy.

Crafting with Melinda; Fabric Flower Bouquet


with Melinda Remington

Calendar Feb 16, 2023 at 5 pm, runs for 1 week

Create a Fabric Flower Bouquet! Using bright fabrics and other art materials, students will create a bundle of colorful and delightful posies! All materials supplied by the instructor. Two weeks.

When: Thursday Feb 16, 23 Time: 5-7pm

Where: Telstar High School Tuition; $40

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