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MSAD#44 Adult & Continuing Ed

Personal Enrichment

NDEC I Phone Basics

Calendar Apr 4, 2023 at 5 pm, runs for 1 week

This course covers the basics of how to use Apple’s popular iPhone. This class starts with the basicsof how to log on using multiple methods from passcode to touch id to face recognition technology.Apple’s iCloud service will be discussed, including how it will help secure your data and allow yourdata to be used across multiple Apple devices. The App Store will be covered to find additionalapplications that may meet your varied interest and needs.

An iPhone connected to the internet.

NDEC Android Basics

Calendar Apr 4, 2023 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Get started with your Android device, learn how to use essential applications like email, contacts,camera, and Chrome, and manage your settings.


An Android tablet or phone with Internet access.

NDEC Introduction to Google Sheets

Calendar Apr 10, 2023 at 4:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Google Sheets is Google’s free alternative to MS Excel. In this class we will take a look ateverything from formatting your spreadsheets to data entry, cell formatting, and the basics of formulas.

Requirements for this class:

A Google account and a device connected to high-speed internet access.

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Lyme Awareness and Prevention


with Darlene Akers

Calendar Apr 10, 2023 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Join Dr. Jenny Wheeler, M.D. and Darlene Akers as they discuss prevention, current testing for lyme/co-infections, and the treatment of lyme/co-infections from a functional medicine and herbal perspective. Case studies will be presented. Our understanding and awareness of this preventable and treatable illness can make being in our Maine woods safe and enjoyable again! 

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Be a Better Gardener


with Barbara Murphy

Calendar Apr 12, 2023 at 6 pm, runs for 4 weeks

In this four part session, we will cover the essential elements needed for successful gardening: understanding garden soil, feeding plants, starting seeds, buying plants, maintenance and garden pests. The course is for beginner gardeners as well as those who have been at it for a while but need a refresher. Four weeks

Instructor: Barbara Murphy

When: Wednesdays,  April 12, 2023 Time: 6:00-7:30 pm 

Where: Telstar High School Tuition: $10

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Pottery; Try Out the Potters Wheel Session II


with Joshua Rysted

Calendar Apr 21, 2023 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Experience working on the potter’s wheel in this two-hour session for adults. Working on the wheel is an age-old practice of using your hands and a spinning wheel to create useful and beautiful objects out of clay. You will learn the basics of centering the clay on the wheel, opening the form, and pulling up the walls to make everything from bowls to vases. Up to three completed pieces per person. 

When:  Friday, April 21, 2023 Time: 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Where: The Pottery Studio Tuition: $40.00 per person for 1 week

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Pottery; Butter Dishes!


with Joshua Rysted

Calendar Apr 22, 2023 at 10 am, runs for 1 week

Don’t you just love butter? It is so good to cook with and spread on warm bread. Butter is so wonderful that it deserves a fancy place on your counter. Get rid of that old plate with the chipped edge and come create your very own covered butter dish.

When:  Saturday, April 22, 2023 Time:  10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Where: The Pottery Studio Tuition: $40 per person for 1 week

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Nordic Walking


with Louisa Abarno

Calendar Apr 24, 2023 at 12 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Nordic Walking: A great way to get out and tone up for spring and summer. Gentle enough to support and help balance those achy muscles and not feel like exercise. This is also great for those in post-rehab or need to work on balance. This class is suitable for the fit and those that want to be. Poles provided by the instructor, or can bring your own. Four weeks

When: Mon/Friday, Apr 24-May 15

Where: Telstar High School Track

Time: 12:00pm Tuition:$45

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