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Bonny Eagle Adult Education

Personal Enrichment

Beginners Quilt Series


with Jacqueline Soper

Calendar Oct 2, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Make a simple, elegant quilt from start to finish. Join Jaki as she walks you through the process while you focus on proper techniques for cutting, sewing and ironing. Pick out the right needles and threads for your project. Learn about design and placement of your blocks and how to sew borders. We’ll cover the different types of batting, machine quilting procedures, and binding techniques while using the fabric of your choice. Supply list available from adult ed office. 4 weeks

Supply list: For the Stitch and Slice Baby Quilt

• Sewing Machine in good working order

• Sewing machine toolkit – including scissors, pins ripper, bobbins, extra 50 wgt thread, extra machine needles 80/12, measuring tape, post-it notes, pencil, manual for your machine.

• Rotary cutter with new blade

• 6” X 12” ruler or equivalent

• 50 wgt thread for piecing - (I usually use grey values for easy blending)

• Notebook and pencil

• Camera - (if you want to take pictures)

• There will be other supplies as the classes progress Fabric Amounts for the Small Size Quilt

• One charm pack plus 3 more matching 5” squares, or 1/3 yds each of 7 - 9 different matching print fabrics.

• ¼ yds of 5-7 solid color fabrics that match the print fabric. (this is for the small squares in the picture)

• 1 yd of background fabric (white or off-white)

• Backing fabric - 1 3/4 yds - (needed for class 3)

• Binding - ½ yd - (needed for class 3)

• Batting - 50” square piece - (needed for class 3) Note: Larger quilt size will require more fabric.

Supplies for Class 3

• Machine quilting needle

• Machine quilting glove

• Darning foot

• Curved safety pins or melt away thread


Book Club


with Mary Lou Tracy

Calendar Sep 17, 2018 at 7 pm, runs for 13 weeks

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


Cat and Dog First Aid/CPR


with Bobby Silcott

Calendar Sep 29, 2018 at 10 am, runs for 1 week

Learn how to perform basic First Aid/CPR for cats and dogs in a calm, confident manner. We’ll cover a wide range of topics: bleeding, broken bones, choking, hyperthermia, hypothermia, electric shock, burns, planning for an emergency, and much more. This is a must-attend for dog owners, dog walkers, groomers, boarders, public safety personnel or anyone who wants to be prepared in the event of a pet emergency.

Bring a lunch.

Cost includes book and certificate of completion. All but $10 of the proceeds goes to the Maine POM Project, where pet oxygen masks will be purchased and given to fire/rescue across the state free of charge.


Chair Caning & Splint Seat Weaving


with Joanna Merrill

Calendar Sep 18, 2018 at 6:30 pm, runs for 7 weeks

Transform your broken chair into a useful and attractive addition to your home. This class is for splint woven seats or seats with cane woven through holes around the edge of the chair seat.

Bring a plastic bucket, scissors, and a chair.

8 Weeks

Materials fee: $30 payable to instructor first night for pegs and cane.


College Funding 101


with Herbert Moyer

Calendar Oct 17, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Learn about strategies to save for college, including 529 College Savings Plans and Coverdell Education Savings Accounts. No discounts.


Debt Management


with Herbert Moyer

Calendar Oct 10, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

This seminar discusses tips on how to manage debt appropriately and look at budgeting skills that can help you save for future financial goals. No discounts.


Dementia 101


with Lea Rust

Calendar Oct 10, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Learn the difference between normal aging and different types of dementia, the impact of changes to the brain and the progression of Alzheimer’s disease. Improve communication by learning about our desire to connect, our need for communication and how dementia changes communication. You will leave this workshop with some great information and pick up some creative communication strategies. No discounts.


Domestic Abuse: How to Recognize and Respond


with Anna Youngmann

Calendar Oct 3, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Join members of Caring Unlimited for this interactive workshop on domestic abuse. They will introduce you to the services they provide for ending domestic abuse in our communities. You’ll go over the dynamics of domestic abuse and how to support safety for victims. An interactive skit will introduce you to the topic of safety planning. Please join us to learn more about this important topic. No discounts.


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