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Adult Co-Ed Weight Training
with Valerie Bailey
Take this opportunity to begin or continue a weight-training program using an assortment of free weights and weight benches. You may work independently, but will be given beginning instruction, supervision, and general training guidelines. No class: 11/8 and School Holidays
Alcohol Ink Art
with Tara Finlay
Learn to use permanent alcohol ink and Yupo paper to create beautifully colorful works of art. Students will have the option to create pendants from the art they make, or they may opt to keep the art whole and frame it at home. Wear old clothes. Materials fee: $15 payable to instructor day of class.
with Elijah Walker
Join us in a friendly, vigorous and competitive weekly session of community basketball. Stay in shape through the winter months. Playing shoes must not be worn to and from sessions. Before you play, please register with the adult education office at 929-9185 or at sad6.maineadulted.org.
Fee: $30 for ten weeks or $3/per evening payable to Elijah
No class: 11/14, 11/21, and School Holidays
with Mary Lou Tracy
Join adult education’s long-running book club as we discuss a variety of books. Our first meeting is Monday, September 17. Read "New York" by Edward Rutherford and bring three books (or printed reviews) to suggest for discussion in the coming weeks. Class meets every other Monday. Must register with the adult ed office or online. No class: 11/12
Evening Indoors Walking Program
with Sarah Breul
Are you looking for a dry, safe, well-lit place to walk? This required orientation will kick off the program, providing information on techniques, proper stretching, goal setting, and the "rules of the road/hallways". You will receive health tips and resources along the way. Indoor shoes required.
Orientation: Monday 9/10 at 5:30 p.m. (new walkers only) in Room 23 No walking 11/8, 11/21, 12/12 and School Holidays
First Time Home Buyer - Session 2
with Ashley Muncey
Do you dream of owning your own home but aren’t sure where to start? If you answered yes, then this class is for you! Come to learn the ins and outs of the mortgage process in a no-pressure, relaxed environment. Get answers to your housing questions, understand why and how credit is important and learn about the different mortgage options available. Taught by an industry professional, you will leave this class empowered with the knowledge you need to make the jump to home ownership.
Fun with Acrylic Painting
with Susan Cannafarina
Join us for a fun class that begins with practicing basic drawing skills and understanding of how to mix colors. Then, move on to using different painting techniques by studying the Masters’ works. Each class will help you understand how to balance shadows and highlights to bring out details in your drawings and paintings. The paintings you do will explore different artist’s styles and the results will be memorable keepsakes to save or give as gifts. Supply list available from adult ed office.
8 weeks No class: 11/14 & 11/21
Supply list: (Available at any art store or Michael's or Walmart••• for example)
1) 2 pencils for basic drawing (one hard eg. #2 and one soft eg. charcoal) & MULTI-PURPOSE mixed media paper (which can be used for drawing or painting with acrylics)
2) 1 set of basic brushes with different sizes (from very small & fine to 1-2" flat ends & slanted ends, and a fan brush... you don't need more than 5 or 6 of varying sizes and shapes)
3) 1 set of acrylic paints (make sure they have at least the primary colors: red, yellow, green, blue, black, brown and white)
4) 7 canvases (they can be gesso covered panels=hard board or gesso, covered stretched over a frame) 1 canvas size 8xl0, 4 canvases size 11x14, and 2 canvases size 12x16 or 16x20 (FYI: panels are less expensive)
5) A ‘palet knife’ (not a real knife…more like a bent butter knife)
6) A cup for water
7) Paper plates or a roll of wax paper or something else to put your paint on
Hand and Foot Massage & Reflexology
with Jeanette Schmid
Reflexology is a system of massage used to relieve tension and treat illness, based on the theory that there are reflex points on the feet and hands linked to every part of the body. Learn a variety of therapeutic massage strokes, reflexology techniques and stretches for your hands and feet. Pamper yourself with a foot soak while we explore which areas of the feet reflect into the various areas of the body. We’ll learn how the positioning of your feet affects the rest of your body and corresponding muscles.
Please bring a basin big enough for both feet and two hand towels.
Come alone or with a practice partner - $20 per person.