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Adult HiSET/Diploma Information Session

Free
Calendar Sep 16, 2019 at 2 pm

Do you need to get your high school diploma?  Did you know there are flexible options?   Many people are closer than they think.  Come learn what’s on the HiSET test, test-taking strategies, and how you get started.  If you have earned a number of high school credits but didn’t finish, there is also a pathway to complete what you need.  We can answer your questions!  Whether you are a potential graduate or an interested family and community member, join us to learn more about this program!  For more information, email adultedinfo@ellsworthschools.org, call 207-664-7110 or stop by our office. 

Adult HiSET/Diploma Information Session

Free
Calendar Sep 18, 2019 at 5 pm

Do you need to get your high school diploma?  Did you know there are flexible options?   Many people are closer than they think.  Come learn what’s on the HiSET test, test-taking strategies, and how you get started.  If you have earned a number of high school credits but didn’t finish, there is also a pathway to complete what you need.  We can answer your questions!  Whether you are a potential graduate or an interested family and community member, join us to learn more about this program!  For more information, email adultedinfo@ellsworthschools.org, call 207-664-7110 or stop by our office. 

Adulting 101: Practical Tips for Juggling Life, Work and Family (Thu)

Free

with Emily Nash

Calendar Sep 24, 2019 at 10:30 am, runs for 13 weeks

Join us for this series of workshops to share tips about: Finding a place to live and maintain a household; Eating healthy on a budget; Getting on your feet financially, including financial literacy; Communicating effectively with others; Raising healthy and well-adjusted children. These workshops will involve presentations, discussions and sharing, and is an excellent complement to Career Pathways and Technology for Your Future. Ongoing enrollment.

Adulting 101: Practical Tips for Juggling Life, Work and Family (Wed)

Free

with Ann Sargent

Calendar Sep 18, 2019 at 2 pm, runs for 13 weeks

Join us for this series of workshops to share tips about: Finding a place to live and maintain a household; Eating healthy on a budget; Getting on your feet financially, including financial literacy; Communicating effectively with others; Raising healthy and well-adjusted children. These workshops will involve presentations, discussions and sharing, and is an excellent complement to Career Pathways and Technology for Your Future. Ongoing enrollment.

Astronomy

$44

with Linda Penkalski

Calendar Oct 16, 2019 at 7 pm, runs for 5 weeks

Maine has some of the darkest skies East of the Mississippi River. Learn how to “read the night sky” as you identify the seasonal constellations, the phases of the moon and visible planets. At least one session will be spent outdoors studying the night sky. If it is clear the first session, wear warm clothes and sturdy shoes, and bring a flashlight! Jupiter and Saturn are visible in the evening sky. No class 11/13/19. Makeup class, if needed, 12/04/19.

Ballroom Dance for Beginners

$45

with Elizabeth Pouwels

Calendar Sep 29, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Do you have a wedding or special event coming up, or do you just want to learn the basics of the traditional Waltz, Foxtrot and East Coast Swing? Join us for a great time socializing and learning to dance, and it’s also great exercise! Come alone or with a partner - singles are welcome!  Makeup class, if needed, 11/10/19.

Beekeeping for Beginners

$45

with Peter Cowin

Calendar Oct 16, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 3 weeks

This class is designed to stimulate interest and questions about beekeeping as a hobby or to help with pollination. It covers what is needed, where to locate bee hives, where to buy them, what it costs and how to care for bees so they survive the winter. Many join the class because they are aware of the huge importance and decline of honeybees and other pollinators and want to help. Learn about the fascinating hobby of beekeeping, pollinate your garden and grow your own honey! Makeup class (if needed) 11/06/19.

Bookbinding

$49

with Margret Baldwin

Calendar Sep 23, 2019 at 5:30 pm, runs for 3 weeks

This bookbinding class will offer two fundamental methods for creating lovely, personal handmade books. We will begin with the simple Accordion Book in week one and proceed to the Japanese Stab method sewn book for the next two sessions. Please bring a $10.00 materials fee, payable to the instructor, to the first class. Makeup class, if needed, 10/21/19.





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