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MSAD#44 Adult & Continuing Ed

Personal Enrichment

Fraud and Scams: How to Protect Yourself


with Valerie Cole

Calendar Mar 25, 2019 at 4 pm, runs for 1 week

Scams and identity theft rob millions of Americans each year. Scammers are smart, creative, and persistent, but there are simple steps we can take to protect ourselves and our families. In this workshop you will learn how to recognize common scams and what you can do to avoid them. You will learn about useful resources and receive your own fraud prevention guide.

Gourmet Burger


with Nicholas Orgo

Calendar Feb 13, 2019 at 5:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Looking to surprise your loved one with a delectable meal this Valentine’s Day? Learn how to make delicious Gourmet Burgers in a pinch! You will master how to make Gorgonzola stuffed, short rib with beer battered onion rings, and 50/50 beef and bacon burgers. Bring your appetite and a covered dish to take home your creations.

Indian Cooking


with Nicholas Orgo

Calendar Feb 7, 2019 at 5:30 pm, runs for 1 week

In this fun hands-on class, you will learn to cook simple Indian dishes, such as Naan, Lentil Dal Soup, and Chicken Tandoori. Bring your appetite and a covered dish to take home your creations.

Full Course

Intro to Gold Prospecting


with Kevin Frost

Calendar Feb 26, 2019 at 5:30 pm, runs for 1 week

This one night class will teach you real gold prospecting techniques and explain the equipment you will need to get started. You will learn to read the river and where to hunt for gold. We will inform you of places that are accessible to the public where sizable gold has already been found in Maine. Requirements: Be at least 18 years of age. Wear non-skid closed toe sneakers or boots and dress for the weather in case class ventures outside.

Intro to QuickBooks for Home & Office


with Bill Schuellein

Calendar Mar 6, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 4 weeks

This easy to use, full-featured accounting system is perfect for the home or small business owner. Keep all of your information in one location so you always know where you stand financially. Review basic accounting principles, get organized, balance your checkbook, manage budgets, track expenses and inventory, pay bills with ease, and have more time for managing your home and business. Software for home use is included with the class for the duration of the class. Prerequisite: Computer Basics course or equivalent experience, being comfortable using the keyboard and working in a PC-Windows environment. Computers are available for use during the class.

Living Well with Diabetes


with Valerie Cole

Calendar Feb 26, 2019 at 1:30 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Living Well with Diabetes is a 6-week workshop series. It is focused on helping participants manage their Type 2 Diabetes and symptoms. The workshop is facilitated by trained community members, many of whom have diabetes themselves. Participants have reported less pain, more energy, and fewer hospitalizations. We will be giving you tools and tips you need to manage your diabetes, live a healthier life, and take back control.

Sushi Serving Tray Set


with Joshua Rysted

Calendar Feb 16, 2019 at 1 pm, runs for 1 week

In this one-day class, we will use textured slabs of clay to make a unique sushi serving tray set complete with plate, dipping sauce bowl, and chopstick holder.  If you’re not a sushi fan, this project can easily be adapted for crackers or hors d'oeuvres.  Your finished project will be microwave and dishwasher safe and glazed in your choice of color.  It will be ready for pick up approximately two weeks after class.  No previous clay experience is required for this class.  All tools and supplies will be provided by the clay studio.

Tai Chi for Arthritis and Falls Prevention


with Jackie Cressy & Karen Reilly

Calendar Jan 22, 2019 at 2:30 pm, runs for 8 weeks

Are you interested in a low-impact exercise program to improve flexibility and balance? Tai Chi movements are slow, controlled and gentle, emphasizing body alignment, weight transfer and internal focus. Both easy to learn and do, the forms are designed to improve flexibility and balance; enhance relaxation; increase strength and flexibility; develop better breathing; and improve overall health. Tai Chi improves your balance and significantly reduces the rate of falls in older adults. Movements can be done seated or standing making it ideal for people of almost any age or physical condition. Registration required. No enrollment accepted after first week of class.

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