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RSU 25 Adult and Community Education



Personal Enrichment

Felted Bowls

$25

with Sandi Cirillo

Calendar May 19, 2018 at 9 am

In this workshop we'll learn how to make felted bowls using wool and various wet and needle felting techniques. The bowls can then be embellished and students are encouraged to bring various materials to class to use for this (yarn, buttons, beads, etc.). Bring an old towel and scissors. Materials fee: $8, payable to the instructor at the beginning of class. 1 Session.

 

Grow Your Own Organic Garden

$10

with Paul Volckhausen

Calendar Mar 28, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 2 weeks

Interested in learning how to grow your own vegetables in a sustainable manner? Join us for a workshop on how to grow your own garden organically. We'll talk about the basics of soil science, 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. All are welcome, from first-timers to experienced gardeners who want to experiment with new techniques. Materials fee: $5, payable to the instructor at the first class. 3 Sessions.

 

Intermediate Drawing

$63

with Sandi Cirillo

Calendar May 17, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 2 weeks

Students taking this class will learn about more advanced drawing techniques and processes. This class is for those who have some knowledge of basic drawing skills and want to continue exploring this medium. It is not a beginning drawing class. All materials are supplied by the instructor. 3 Sessions.

 

Japanese Shibori Silk Scarves

$25

with Sandi Cirillo

Calendar Apr 28, 2018 at 9 am

"Shibori" is the Japanese resist method of creating designs on silk scarves using PVC pipes. This is a unique process of wrapping our scarves around the pipe and watch as our creativity with silk dyes takes over, spilling the color onto the pipe in layer after layer. You will also be given the opportunity to paint directly on your scarves. The science of art and the creativity of the individual unite in this workshop to produce two finished scarves that can be worn with pride or given as gifts. All participants should wear old clothes and bring an old towel to class. Materials fee: $10, payable to the instructor at the beginning of class. 1 Session.

 

King's Bucksport Driving School
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King's Bucksport Driving School

$475

with Danny King

Calendar Mar 8, 2018 at 2:30 pm, runs for 5 weeks

Taught by a certified Class A driving instructor, this ten class, comprehensive program effectively prepares beginning drivers to receive their permit. Program includes 30 hours of classroom instruction and 10 hours of behind the wheel driving instruction, as well as all class handouts, testing materials, Maine Motorist Handbook, and Course Completion Certificate. Provided that all driving hours are completed and permit test passes, permits are issued on the last day of class! Most students receive their permits within 30 days. Registration Fee: Payable to King's Bucksport Driving School.  Permit Fee: $35 (payable to the Secretary of State). References available upon request.

 

King's Bucksport Driving School
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King's Bucksport Driving School

$475

with Danny King

Calendar May 3, 2018 at 2:30 pm, runs for 5 weeks

Taught by a certified Class A driving instructor, this ten class, comprehensive program effectively prepares beginning drivers to receive their permit. Program includes 30 hours of classroom instruction and 10 hours of behind the wheel driving instruction, as well as all class handouts, testing materials, Maine Motorist Handbook, and Course Completion Certificate. Provided that all driving hours are completed and permit test passes, permits are issued on the last day of class! Most students receive their permits within 30 days. Registration Fee: Payable to King's Bucksport Driving School.  Permit Fee: $35 (payable to the Secretary of State). References available upon request.

 

Knitting, Beginning

$25

with Tonya Sprague

Calendar Mar 29, 2018 at 6:30 pm, runs for 1 week

This class is for the beginning knitter or for someone who needs a brush up. You will be working on cast on, garter stitch, knit 2 pearl 2, rib stitch, and knit a stockinette stitch. Most knitting is done using these stitches. Come have some fun while learning this valuable art. For this class you will need size 8 knitting needles and 1 skein worsted weight yarn. 2 Sessions.

 

Maine Driving Dynamics 64 & Younger

$40

with ME Bureau of Highway Safety

Calendar Mar 6, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week
New Highway Safety Laws create a mandatory automobile insurance premium discount for safe, mature drivers and require insurance companies to provide appropriate three-year premium discounts to drivers 55 years or older if they have completed a crash prevention course approved by the Department of Public Safety, Bureau of Highway Safety. 2 sessions.





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