Try something new this year

at one of Maine’s 80+ local adult education programs. From Fort Kent to Kittery and everywhere in between, our programs offer thousands of classes including business skills training, fun, personal enrichment, and more.

Learning for everyone

Make 2019 the year you learn to play guitar…get your degree… change jobs…

Whatever new skill or life change you’re dreaming of, there’s a good chance your local Maine adult education program can help you get there.

  • Sep
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    Plein Air Painting

    Meeting initially at the school, we will then work from a nearby outdoor location, practicing the handling of the brush, line, composing with an eye for passage, color harmony, and building the surface, moving through one or two paintings. A pre-primed 18” x 24″ canvas is suggested, with paints referenced in the indoor course, a […]

  • Sep
    23
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    Computer Essentials – Basics – Sept.

    Efficient use of technology in a home or work setting requires basic knowledge in several areas: the PC operating system, software applications (Microsoft Office), file management, and storage options for photos and documents. In this class, you will learn about the Windows operating system and its tools, and how to manage software, files, and folders. […]

  • Sep
    24
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    Food Preservation – Canning

    This Tuesday evening class focuses on basic water bath canning. Each participant will learn the most up-to-date info on this classic method for handling garden surplus, and will take home a folder of materials and a jar of whatever we can. Fruits/vegetables will be supplied by the instructor. This is a presentation from the Maine […]

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    24
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    Death Café

    Based on Jon Underwood’s original concept, Death Café is an open, comfortable forum to share expectations, goals, fears, insights, etc. about our final life event. Although talking about death does not cause the condition, not talking about death does not prevent the event. Nicola Appleton, an advocate and blogger, believes the objective of the death […]

  • Sep
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    Machining Basics-Sept.

    This course is for beginner students. Included is shop safety, determining speeds and feeds, proper use of dial calipers and micrometers, theory and hands-on operation of basic machines found in a machine shop (lathe, milling machines and drill presses). Focus will be on basic setup and operation of a milling machine and lathe. This is […]

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