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Hunter Safety - March 31st & April 11th - SPACE STILL AVAILABLE! [Gray-New Gloucester Adult & Community Education]

hunter safety

The Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife's Hunter Education Course is more than a 'gun safety' class. The course covers the following topics: proper handling, rifle and shotgun, survival/first aid, hunter responsibility, map and compass, landowner relations, and more. Students are provided a course handbook, outdoor survival information, and additional handouts. Course involves lectures and demonstrations b instructors, homework, field experiences, and a final written exam.

Attendance is required at both sessions to receive a certificate. Minimum age is 10 and students under 14 must be accompanied by an adult. Class on 3/31/15 is from 6pm to 9pm Class on 4/11/15 is from 8:30am to 5pm


Click here to register!

 

Posted by Theresa Boynton  on March 30, 2015 | Read more in: Events, News, and Upcoming Classes

Trash to Treasure [Biddeford Adult Education]

Hello Everyone:

I wanted to get out the information on our Trash to Treasure Show on Saturday, May 2nd from 9am – 3pm.  It’s going to be held at the JFK Memorial School on West Street in Biddeford .  It’s a great building and tons of space to spread out in, and very easy to get to.

This event is an opportunity to sell some of your Scrapbooking / Card Making & Paper Crafting supplies, or just to come to shop and get some great deals.  We’ve already advertised in some local papers and more ads will be going out closer to the event.  Please pass the word out to everyone you know, we’re hoping to get a great showing.

Tables will be available for $15.00 per 6 foot table.  Payment will be due the day of the sale.  Also, 2 chairs will be provided at your space for you.  You can set up at 8am Saturday morning, or come by the night before between 5pm – 6:30pm and set up then.  This event will be held in their huge multipurpose room which is on ground level for ease of loading and unloading.   We’re asking anyone that sets up a table, to please provide a small donation to be given out as prizes throughout the day.  We’ll also have door prizes as well.  The Biddeford Adult Ed Program will be providing food for sale throughout the day.

If you would like to register for a table, please contact:

                         Mary Pelkey       mpelkey3@maine.rr.com

Or myself          Marilee Fakory   momandmescrapbooking@maine.rr.com

If you have any questions, please contact me.  Pass on the word and hope to see you all there.

Thank you,

Marilee

 

Posted by Anne Beaulieu  on March 27, 2015 | Read more in: News

Grow Your Own Organic Garden - April 8th [Gray-New Gloucester Adult & Community Education]

An introduction to the basics presented by the Maine Organic Farmers & Gardeners Association (MOFGA). Join us for an evening-long workshop. Basics of soil science and how to enrich your soil to produce healthy, high-yielding plants and fundamentals of making and using compost, the principles of crop rotation and how to incorporate green manures to manage nutrients in the garden. How to tell the difference between cultivated plants and weeds, weed control strategies and dealing with pests. Instructor is an experienced farmer or gardener from your region. We send you home with free seeds and a resource guide! All are welcome, from first-timers to experienced gardeners who want new techniques. 

 

Posted by Stephanie Haskins  on March 24, 2015 | Read more in: Events, News, and Upcoming Classes

Drilled Sea Glass Necklace - April 13th [Gray-New Gloucester Adult & Community Education]

Learn the secrets to drilling glass, stones and shells. Add colorful beads and spirals using our easy wire-wrapped loop techniques to create your own unique jewelry. Use our collection of sea glass, beach stones and shells, or bring your own favorites. Workshop fee includes all materials to make one pendant. Monday, April 13th, 6pm at GNG Adult Ed  $35

 

Posted by Stephanie Haskins  on March 23, 2015 | Read more in: Upcoming Classes

Guilford Learning Center: New Location!! [PVAEC - Piscataquis Valley Adult Education Cooperative]

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Our Guilford Learning Center is no longer being held at the high school. Our new address is 31 High Street. This is the old Guilford Primary School, that is now Community Fitness and the superintendent's office. Students should drive around the building and use the back entrance. 

 

Posted by Hilda Roberts  on March 23, 2015

50 Shades of Pink @ Stitch Out Cancer Event [Marshwood Adult & Community Education]

On Saturday, March 21st, 16 women came together to make scarves to be distributed to survivors, volunteers and participants in the 8th Annual Tri for a Cure Triathlon in July.  This is Maine's only all female triathlon.  To date we have collected 72 scarves.  Anyone interested in knitting or crocheting a pink and white scarf to be donated to this worthy cause can do so and drop it off at our office by April 16th.  sheJAMS goal for the event is 2500 scarves.

 

 

 

Posted by J Wade  on March 23, 2015

There's still time! [Region 9 Adult Education]

Crochet a Granny Square has been postponed until April 7th & 14th.  Come on in & Enjoy the fun! 

 

Posted by Amy Hatch  on March 19, 2015

Can I Look in Your Attic? by Bryce Waldrop [York Adult & Community Education]

Join Bryce Waldrop, Preservation Architect, for Researching Your Old House starting Tuesday, April 28th, 6:30 p.m.

Read Bryce's article here.

 

Posted by Andrea Winslow  on March 19, 2015 | Read more in: Events

The 8th Chakra! [MSAD 52 Adult & Community Education]

The 8th Chakra!

Enjoy a relaxing meditation designed to help you find and activate the 8th Chakra! When the 8th Chakra is fully activated it will expand your auric field aligning and strengthening the connection to your soul.

Thursday March 28th

6-8pm

$20

Register ONLINE today at www.msad52.maineadulted.org

 

Posted by Kelly Cabral  on March 19, 2015

Bicycle Tune-Up - April 7th [Gray-New Gloucester Adult & Community Education]

Why pay $40 for a tune-up this spring when you can learn to do it yourself! Join us for this one evening introduction to bicycle mechanics which also covers the maintenance procedures needed to tune-up your bike. You’ll be able to keep your bike rolling safely and smoothly all season. Tuesday, April 7th @6pm, at GNG Adult Education $30

 

Posted by Stephanie Haskins  on March 18, 2015 | Read more in: Events, News, and Upcoming Classes