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RSU 19 Adult Education

Personal Enrichment

Intro to Fly Fishing


with Kevin Tracewski

Calendar Mar 3, 2018 at 9 am

This course is designed to get you solidly grounded in the fundamentals needed to enjoy fly fishing. Topics covered include tackle selection and assembly, knots, fly casting, fish foods, artificial flies, fly fishing strategies, entomology, and wading safety. After completing this course, you should have all the understanding and skills necessary to catch fish with a fly rod on your own. This course is taught by Kevin Tracewski, a registered Maine guide and author of the best selling book, A Fisherman’s Guide to Maine.

Introduction to Watercolor


with Obrianna Cornelius

Calendar Mar 5, 2018 at 4 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Welcome to the wonderful world of watercolor! If you are interested in learning about watercolor for the first time, or maybe want to refine your skills, this is the class for you! The fun and fast paced class will keep you learning and challenged, while having fun. We will cover basic techniques such as color, value and texture. Each week we will learn something new, and you will have a fun assignment to apply what you have learned! Dive in and learn how to create beautiful artwork all your own!

Payment plan available: $50 deposit plus 2 payments of $25.00

Kitchen Licensing


with Dr. Jason Bolton

Calendar Feb 15, 2018 at 6 pm

Are you thinking of opening a commercial kitchen? Are you confused by the regulations, licensing and by what products can and cannot be produced in your commercial kitchen? If this is the case, join us for a conversation on starting a commercial kitchen facility. Learn about not only the above items but facility design and equipment as well.

Macro Photography


with Noel Topping

Calendar Mar 14, 2018 at 6:30 pm

Come and enjoy learning about the big-little world of Macro Photography, with Tips and Tricks by Noel Topping. Be prepared to have an excuse in the future to buy the many different gadgets that will be demonstrated for use with Macro (Close-Up) photography. Different styles of Close Up photography will be demonstrated along with the varying gear used to achieve the photos.

Maine Driving Dynamics


with To be announced

Calendar May 12, 2018 at 8:30 am

Maine Driving Dynamics is a Maine-sponsored 5 hours defensive driving course that offers all drivers the opportunity to improve their defensive driving abilities.  The course includes discussion of collision avoidance techniques, safety issues, driver habits and attitudes, and the basic elements that constantly challenge drivers on Maine’s highways.  It is taught by a certified instructor in a format that engages students with lectures, videos, and class discussion/participation.  Those completing the course will receive a 3 point credit on their driving record, and students 55 and older can receive an insurance discount from their issuer.  Best of all, we believe students will be safer drivers and leave the class with a new and unique way of looking at the driving experience.

Cost, Under 65 years:  $40

Cost, 65 years and older:  $25 please call 368-3290 for discount

Pest Management for the Home Gardener


with Kate Garland

Calendar May 31, 2018 at 6 pm

Japanese beetles, slugs, squash bugs, powdery mildew, blight, grubs . . . gardening joy can come hand-in-hand with gardening woes. This workshop will help you develop a non-chemical strategy for managing some of the common pests we encounter in Maine gardens.



with Noel Topping

Calendar Mar 21, 2018 at 6:30 pm, runs for 2 weeks

Learn the basics of using Photoshop to edit digital camera photos. The class will see each of the powerful tools within the software. While designed for beginners, this class is also appropriate for those who have used the software but would like to know more about it. You will walk away from the class with a DVD full of videos each of the tools within Photoshop.

Pink Trees Paint Night


with Obrianna Cornelius

Calendar Feb 5, 2018 at 6 pm

This one night paint and sip style class is intended for people who want a fun and creative evening out. The instructor is fun and easy to follow as she teaches you through creating your own painting. Come alone or invite friends, this is a perfect environment to flex your artistic muscles and have fun! This will be an acrylic painting of pink trees. Feel free to improvise and choose your own colors while the teacher explains the method! Feel free to bring along a coffee or tea, a snack will be provided!

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