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Brimfield Flea Markets, Massachusetts

$72

with Laurie Brann

Calendar May 18, 2019 at 6 am, runs for 1 week

The World Famous and America's Oldest Outdoor Antique Flea Markets! Ever watch "Flea Market Flip"? This is one of the Flea Markets they tape the show at. Be ready for a rustic shopping experience with thousands of dealers over a mile long. Brimfield attracts people from around the world. Rare and unusual items can be found as buyers search through history's greatest marketplace. Wear comfortable clothes and shoes. You might also want to bring along a backpack or something to carry your purchases in. Lots of room under the bus for storage!

Please check out https://brimfieldantiquefleamarket.com for any questions about the flea market itself.

Bus departs Fairfield, LJHS parking lot at 6:00 a.m. with a pick up at the Gardiner Park and Ride across from the Gardiner Rest Area at 6:30 a.m. We'll make a quick stop at the Kennebunk rest area on the way down and on the way back to Maine.

Elder Law - The Basics

Free

with John Nale

Calendar Apr 10, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

This free, two-hour class will include discussion regarding retirement planning, advance directives, guardianships and conservatorships, second marriage family planning, long-term care and estate planning. Attorney Nale will be available after class to answer any questions.

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Grow Your Own Organic Garden!

$10

with Anna Libby

Calendar Apr 3, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

An introduction to the basics of organic gardening, presented by the Maine Organic Farmers & Gardeners Association (MOFGA). Interested in learning how to grow your own vegetables in a sustainable manner? Join us for an evening-long workshop on how to grow your own garden organically. We'll talk about the basics of soil science and how to enrich your soil to produce healthy, high-yielding plants. The course will also cover the fundamentals of making and using compost, the principles of crop rotation, and how to incorporate green manures to manage nutrients in the garden. Other topics will include how to tell the difference between cultivated plants and weeds, basic week control strategies, and cultural methods for dealing with pests. The instructor will be an experienced farmer or gardener from your region. We will even send you home with free seeds! All are welcome, from first-timers to experienced gardeners who want to experiment with new techniques.

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Introduction to Permaculture

$5

with Alex Burbank

Calendar Mar 28, 2019 at 6:30 pm, runs for 3 weeks

In this 3-part mini-course, you'll learn the basics of permaculture, how you can create a sustainable perennial, food-bearing landscape, and how permaculture design works with nature.

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Photographic Lighting

$9

with Arend Thibodeau

Calendar Apr 2, 2019 at 6:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Natural light, on camera flash, studio lighting, fill flash; what is the difference in all this and why should I worry about lighting with photography? In this workshop you can learn how to assess the lighting you have available in whatever situation you find yourself in; additionally you will learn how to make your available light work the best for you. We will also explore introduced light such as flash and studio lighting in order to understand when they should be considered verses when they should be ignored.

Portraiture

$9

with Arend Thibodeau

Calendar May 7, 2019 at 6:30 pm, runs for 1 week

You will need to bring a DSLR with a flash (on camera is fine) to class for this exciting workshop in portraiture. We will explore studio lighting, and the various methods of setting up lighting scenarios. There will be strobes and flash units available and the class will fully participate in making their own portraits. Enter the exciting world of portraiture and learn to take your own family portraits, senior pictures or even capture images of your beloved family pet.

Social Security Seminar

Free

with Herbert Moyer

Calendar Apr 30, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

A Closer Look at Your Social Security Benefits: Learn about individual benefits, spousal benefits, and Social Security Maximization strategies with a focus on annuities. Straight Talk About Social Security: Social Security reaches almost every family and at some point will touch the lives of nearly all Americans. Learn more.

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