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ELDER LAW - THE BASICS

Free

with John Nale, Esq.

Calendar Mar 6, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

This free two-hour class will include discussion regarding retirement planning, advance directives, guardianships and conservatorships, second marriage family planning, long-term care and estate planning. Attorney Nale will be available after class to answer any questions as well.

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EMERGENCIES ON BOARD - WHILE BOATING

Free

with Capt. Ed Jones

Calendar Mar 6, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 2 weeks

Kennebec River Sail & Power Squadron members will prepare you to handle emergency situations that commonly happen while boating. Examples are: Man Overboard, Running Aground, Taking On Water, Mechanical Failures, Fire Aboard, Injuries and Medical Emergencies. Materials fee of $25 to be paid to instructor the first night of class.

GROW YOUR OWN ORGANIC GARDEN

$10

with Maine Organic Farmers and Growers Assn.

Calendar Apr 4, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Interested in learning how to grow your own vegetables in a sustainable manner? Join us for an evening-long workshop on how to grow your own garden organically. We’ll talk about the basics of soil science and how to enrich your soil to produce healthy, high-yielding plants. The course will also cover the fundamentals of making and using compost, the principles of crop rotation and how to incorporate green manures to manage nutrients in the garden. Other topics will include how to tell the difference between cultivated plants and weeds, basic weed control strategies and cultural methods for dealing with pests. The instructor will be an experienced farmer or gardener from your region. We will even send you home with free seeds! All are welcome, from first-timers to experienced gardeners who want to experiment with new techniques.

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GUITAR 1 - ACOUSTIC

$45

with Ted Elliott

Calendar Apr 24, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 4 weeks

In this class for the total to near beginner, I'll start you off easy. The guitar is the world's most popular instrument. You'll learn the chromatic scale, how a capo works, tuning and the 16 chords you'll need to play a jillion songs. We'll listen to, play, or discuss early Bob Dylan, Woody Guthrie, Iris Dement, Gordon Lightfoot, Johnny Cash, Rory Block, and more. Some DVD's will be seen when your fingers get tired. You'll need: guitar, capo, picks, tuner, and a notebook. Some practice is required between classes.

Full Course

HEALTHY ASIAN COOKING - CHINESE

$10

with Lian Oyerbides

Calendar May 8, 2018 at 5:30 pm, runs for 1 week

The hands-on learning experience in the Healthy Asian cooking class will help you master the favorite Chinese recipes step by step. Join us for a fun night out with food and more! PLEASE NOTE: Cooking classes require a 5-day cancellation notice as they require the advance purchase of perishable products. No-shows and late cancellations will not be refunded. Material fee of $15 to be paid to the instructor.

HEALTHY ASIAN COOKING - JAPANESE

$10

with Lian Oyerbides

Calendar Apr 24, 2018 at 5:30 pm, runs for 1 week

The hands-on learning experience in the Healthy Asian cooking class will help you master the favorite Chinese recipes step by step. Join us for a fun night out with food and more! PLEASE NOTE: Cooking classes require a 5-day cancellation notice as they require the advance purchase of perishable products. No-shows and late cancellations will not be refunded. Material fee of $15 to be paid to the instructor.

HEALTHY ASIAN COOKING - KOREAN

$10

with Lian Oyerbides

Calendar Apr 3, 2018 at 5:30 pm, runs for 1 week

The hands-on learning experience in the Healthy Asian cooking class will help you master the favorite Chinese recipes step by step. Join us for a fun night out with food and more! PLEASE NOTE: Cooking classes require a 5-day cancellation notice as they require the advance purchase of perishable products. No-shows and late cancellations will not be refunded. Material fee of $15 to be paid to the instructor.

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HEALTHY ASIAN COOKING - THAI

$10

with Lian Oyerbides

Calendar Apr 10, 2018 at 5:30 pm, runs for 1 week

The hands-on learning experience in the Healthy Asian cooking class will help you master the favorite Chinese recipes step by step. Join us for a fun night out with food and more! PLEASE NOTE: Cooking classes require a 5-day cancellation notice as they require the advance purchase of perishable products. No-shows and late cancellations will not be refunded. Material fee of $15 to be paid to the instructor.

Full Course




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