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Art Exhibit at Traip Academy [Kittery Adult Education]

  

The Berwick Art Assoc. has several wonderful works of art on display, from various local artists, in the Traip Academy library. There will be an Art Reception on May 7th from 4-6 p.m. at Traip Academy that is open to the public.

 

Posted by Cindy Furbish  on May 4, 2015 | Read more in: Events and News

Need a copy of your transcript? [York Adult & Community Education]

If you need a copy of your HiSET or G.E.D. transcript please visit www.diplomasender.com. Transcripts or diplomas can be requested on the Diploma Sender website. Once you are on the website you will be able to set up an account and request "official" transcripts that can be sent to you or to a college. If you would like a copy of your transcript please call us at 207.363.7922 or stop by our office.

 

Posted by Andrea Winslow  on April 30, 2015 | Read more in: News

The Adult Education office is moving!!! [Whitefield Adult Ed, Sheepscot Valley RSU#12]

We are pleased to be moving our office to the Somerville School, 665 Patricktown Rd.  Locations for our classes will be here as well as schools in the RSU#12 district. The move will take place at the end of June 2015. 

 

Posted by Carol Davis  on April 29, 2015 | Read more in: Events and News

Party Painter - Watercolor Art Night May 18th [Gray-New Gloucester Adult & Community Education]

Join Artist Kellie Chasse for a fun and relaxing night of painting! Receive step by step instructions and complete a 5 x 7 watercolor painting in one night! No art experience is needed and all supplies are included! We promise you’ll be amazed at your creation and have a great time!  Monday, May 18th, 6pm at GNG Adult Education.  $30




 

Posted by Stephanie Haskins  on April 28, 2015 | Read more in: Upcoming Classes

Seeking Instructors [Ellsworth Adult Education]

Ellsworth Adult Education is seeking part-time instructors to teach a variety of career and enrichment courses and workshops.       Some of the requested areas include:

photography

technology

arts & crafts

drawing

fiber arts

office skills

medical office forms

 

If you are interested in learning more about teaching adults in our program please contact us at adultedinfo@ellsworthschools.org or 207.664.7110

 

Posted by Annie Sargent  on April 23, 2015

Fryeburg Area Partners [Crooked River Adult Education / Fryeburg Area Adult Education]

FRYEBURG AREA COMMUNITY PARTNERS

 

Maine Families

Maine Families is a free support program for new parents.  Give your child the best possible start in life by becoming your child’s first and most important teacher.  Call Melissa Wakefield at 800-866-5588.

Early Head Start

Early Head Start is a free home visiting program for expectant parents and families with children from birth through three years of age. Call Fryeburg Head Start at
207-935-3911 Ext. 208.

Head Start

Head Start is a center-based child development program focusing on educational, social, health and nutritional needs of children three to five years of age. Call the Fryeburg Head Start Center at
207-935-3911 Ext. 202.

WIC

This Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children serves pregnant, breast-feeding and postpartum women, infants and children up to age five. Generous income guidelines allow thousands of families to qualify even with employment income. Call 877-512-8856 for an appointment.

Community Concepts

Since 1965, Community Concepts, Inc. has offered a variety of housing, economic development and social services for the communities of Androscoggin, Franklin and Oxford counties of Maine. These services support both the basic needs of low income families and promotes self-sufficiency.

17 Market Square
South Paris, ME 04281
(207) 743-7716

 

Fryeburg Area Libraries


Charlotte Hobbs Memorial Library

(227 Main Street) · P.O. Box 105 · Lovell, ME 04051    (   207) 925-3177

http://www.hobbslibrary.org/

Hours:

Monday   9 – 8
Wednesday Thursday , Friday &  9 – 4
Saturday  9 – 1
Tuesday Sunday &  Closed

Story time is 10:00am on Mondays 

Director: Anna Romer <aromer@hobbslibrary.org


Fryeburg Public Library
207-935-2731   515 Main Street Fryeburg, ME  04037 Phone: 207-935-7217 Fax:

http://www.fryeburgmaine.org/town-departments/library

Hours:

Monday - Wednesday 9:00 am -  4:00 pm  
Thursday 9:00 am - 1:00 p.m,  1:30  -  4:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am  - 12:00 pm 

Librarian: Donnette Barnes  - library@fryeburgmaine.org


Brownfield Public Library
(207) 207-3003 (216 Main St.) P. O. Box 215  Brownfield, ME 04010 


http://www.brownfieldlibrary.com/index.html

Winter Hours

Monday 2:00 - 7:00 pm

Tuesday 10:00 am - 1:00 pm 

Wednesday 10:00 am -1:00 pm

Thursday 2:00 - 6:00 pm

Friday 2:00 - 6:00 pm

Saturday 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Story time is Tuesday at 10:30 am

E-mail:   info@brownfieldlibrary.com

Librarians: 
Judi Schenstrom <librarian@brownfieldlibrary.com
Sooz Spruce-Eland <frogdoglady@yahoo.com


Denmark Public Library

207-452-2200 (121 East Main St.) PO BOX 50, Denmark, ME 04022   
http://www.denmark.lib.me.us/Denmark_Library/Welcome.html
Winter Hours:
3:00 - 8:00 pm - Tuesday
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 pm - Wednesdays 
3:00 - 8:00 p.m. - Thursdays 
9:00 a.m - 1:00 p.m. - Saturdays 

Children's Story Time, Wednesdays at 9:30 am  

Robin Gosbee, Librarian  denmarklib@denmark.lib.me.us     


Lewis Dana Hill Memorial Library

207-928-2301 2079 Main Street, North Lovell Maine 04231,  Phone: 

http://librarytechnology.org/libraries/library.pl?id=19282

Hours
5:00 -7:00 pm  - Tuesday /Thursday
9:00 am - 12:00 pm  - Saturday

The director is Nancy Wilson.

 

Posted by Darlene Perry  on April 23, 2015

Lake Region Community Partners [Crooked River Adult Education / Fryeburg Area Adult Education]

LAKES REGION COMMUNITY PARTNERS 

Maine Families

Providing you with a professional parent partner who will help you make smart decisions and positive choices for your family. Call the Opportunity Alliance at 877-770-8883.

Early Head Start

Early Head Start is a free home visiting program for expectant parents and families with children from birth through three years of age. Call the Opportunity Alliance at
800-698-4959 or 207-553-5810.

Head Start

Head Start is a center-based child development program focusing on educational, social, health and nutritional needs of children 3 to 5 years of age. Call the Opportunity Alliance at 800-698-4959 or 207-553-5810.

WIC

This Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children comes to Crooked River Adult Education the 2nd Monday and 4th Tuesday of each month. This program serves pregnant, breastfeeding and post-partum women, infants and children up to age 5. Generous income guidelines allow thousands of families to qualify even with employment income. Call
1-800-698-4959 for an appointment.

Fuel Assistance

LiHEAP provides a onetime supplemental benefit to your heating vendor for oil, K-1, LP gas, natural gas, wood or electricity. Income guidelines are used. For more information please call 553-5900 or visit opportunityalliance.org. Below are the dates that LiHEAP will be at Crooked River Adult Education for fuel assistance.

Tooth Protectors Inc.

DENTAL CLINIC AT CROOKED RIVER ADULT EDUCATION

Tooth Protectors Inc. (TPI) is a public health organization who provides affordable onsite preventable dental care.  Our services are provided by a team of Insured, Licensed, Fingerprinted, Registered Dental Hygienists who travel throughout Maine to help meet the need of preventative dental care.  We are HIPAA compliant, adhere to strict OSHA infection control and sterilization protocol and are fingerprinted through the Dept. of Education and State Police.

TPI increases access to dental care for Maine families and educates children about the importance of regular preventative dental habits at home and routine dental cleanings.  These habits change lives and will last a lifetime.  Not only will Tooth Protectors improve your oral health, but improve your confidence and self esteem with a healthy smile.

Dental services provided:

 Oral health patient education                       Temporary filings

 Oral Hygiene Assessment                             Fluoride Treatments

 Prophylaxis (cleaning)                                   Nutrition Counseling

 Partial/Denture Cleaning                              Smoking Cessation

 Disclosing (education of plaque level)        Sealants to prevent decay

 Referrals (if needed) for fillings, extractions and braces

Dental Insurances accepted include MaineCare for ages 1-21 years old, Cigna, United, Anthem and we also offer affordable rates for those who are uninsured.  Accepted methods of payment include credit card (MC/Visa/Discovery/American Express), check, cash, and money orders. 

To schedule an appointment call Tooth Protectors Inc. at 207-513-1111

For more information call 207-513-1111or visit www.ToothProtectors.org

Bridgton Community Center

The Bridgton Community Center (BCC) is a multigenerational center providing programs and services for all ages, located at 15 Depot Street in Bridgton and open 9 am – 5 pm Monday through Friday; weekends and evenings by appointment or for special programming.  Please contact us at 207-647-3116.

                  Weekly events include:

Monday:         Cribbage Club - 2:00 pm

Tuesday:        Chickadee Quilters - 9:30 am                       

                           Bridge Club 12:15 pm

                           Poke’mon Club - 3:30 pm

Wednesday:   Senior Lunch – Noon

Thursday:      Community Kettle Dinner

                        5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

                 Support Groups:

Narcotics Anonymous

Every Monday, 7:00 pm

Caregivers Support Group

2nd Wednesday, 1:00 pm

COPD Support Group
1st Tuesday, 1:00 pm

The Gathering Place Support Group
Every Thursday, 12:00 pm

Prostate Cancer Support Group
3rd Tuesday, 6:30 pm

Foster Care Support Group
3rd Monday, 6:30 pm

 

                 Events and Classes:

BLAST Babysitting Class

United Ambulance, American Heart Association Heartsaver CPR & First Aid Certification. Must be 11 years old or older – call 647-3116 to register.

Saturday, April 18th

9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Location: Bridgton Community Center

Fee: $35

12th Annual Children’s Hands On Art Festival

Art and craft projects to make and take home. Music, Food and Fun.

Saturday, May 9th

10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Location: Stevens Brook School

Fee: Free

Empowerment Classes

Feeling topsy turvy? Lauire Xanthos, Psychic Medium, Shamanic Practitioner, Reiki Master Teacher, will teach you how to ground yourself, cleanse, and rejuvenate so that your chakras are all working in balance. Helps eliminate exhaustion, brain fog and physical pain.

Starts Tuesday, February 3rd

Meets every other Tuesday night 6:30 - 8:00 pm

Location: Bridgton Community Center
Call 647-3116 for more information.

 

Town of Casco Parks and Recreation Department

The mission of the Casco Parks and Recreation is to provide high quality affordable programs for all ages that will enhance the quality of life, encourage active lifestyles and stimulate community involvement.

FMI: contact Beth Latsey Recreation Director

Phone: 207-627-4187

Cell: 207-653-2133

Seniors - Come join us for lunch and fun!

Enjoy games, bingo, cribbage, or just sit and chat with some friends. It’s a great way to meet new people, have a great meal, or just get out! Reservations strongly recommended. Please call ahead to reserve your seat. For more information call 627-4044

Every Monday & Thursday
Lunch is served at 12:00
Location: Central Fire Station - Rt. 121, Casco

Fee: $3.00

 

Naples Recreation Department

Phone: 207-693-6364   Fax: 207-693-3667   Email: recreation@townofnaples.org

Sebago Recreation Department

Phone 207-595-8173   fmi: contact Corinne Davis, Recreation Director 

 

 

Posted by Darlene Perry  on April 23, 2015

WorkReady [Crooked River Adult Education / Fryeburg Area Adult Education]

Get the Competitive Edge in the Maine Job Market with WorkReady!

Earn the WorkReady Credential: Endorsed by business and industry and supported by Adult Education and the Maine Department of Education, WorkReady is a 60-hour statewide, portable credential that provides the skills that employers are looking for.  The WorkReady Credential program will teach you how to: develop an appropriate workplace attitude; learn time management skills; understand what it takes to get and keep a better job; evaluate your workplace skills, experience, and work place preferences; develop a cover letter and resume; practice your interview skills; communicate effectively with others; problem-solve more effectively; find out what employers expect; and create an opportunity to network with local businesses. For more information call 627-4291 ext. 30.

 

Posted by Darlene Perry  on April 23, 2015

HiSET ® [Crooked River Adult Education / Fryeburg Area Adult Education]

HiSET ®

If you want to pursue a rewarding career or continue your education, then getting your high school credential is the most important step you can take. Colleges as well as many employers require one. The HISET® exam, the new alternative to the GED® test, can help you achieve this important state-issued high school equivalency credential. 

HISET® exam registration, tutoring, and pretesting is available by appointment in Casco, Bridgton, Brownfield, Denmark, Fryeburg, and Lovell.

Official HISET® exam testing is offered at Crooked River Adult Education in Casco and the Fryeburg Public Library in Fryeburg.

Call Elaine Rowe at 627-4291 or 888-825-4291 Ext. 23 to schedule your first appointment.

 

 

Posted by Darlene Perry  on April 23, 2015

Career Counseling [Crooked River Adult Education / Fryeburg Area Adult Education]

Thinking about a new or changing career but not sure which steps to take?  Our career pathways advisor is available to work with students assisting them in their career goals and can offer guidance with career exploration and readiness. Call if interested.  For more information contact Rhonda Jacobson at 627-4291 ext. 30.   

 

Posted by Darlene Perry  on April 23, 2015