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Lawrence Adult Education

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Basics of Square Dancing - WS18


with Bob Brown

Calendar Feb 27, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 12 weeks

Join the Central Maine Square Dance Club for weekly exercising, socializing, and learning to square dance! Learn the basics of square dancing in this class for beginners through mainstream students. Those who complete the course will be able to enjoy any mainstream dance! Wear comfortable shoes. Singles and couples welcome. Bob Brown of Newport has been square dancing for over 20 years and dances all levels from basic, mainstream, and advanced. Bill Fulton has been calling and dancing for 40 years. Suggested book purchase: The Illustrated Basic and Mainstream Movements of Square Dancing.

Beacon Hospice Volunteer Training - WS18


with Kelly Herlihy

Calendar Feb 28, 2018 at 5:30 pm, runs for 7 weeks

Be the person who makes a difference! This free 21 hour, 7 week training will prepare you to support patients and their families. Led by the volunteer coordinator, our team of registered nurse case managers, licensed clinical social workers, clergy and bereavement specialists will provide the informational tools you will need to provide compassionate support for our patients and their families. You will learn the history and philosophy of hospice, medical issues at the end of life including pain and symptom management, communication, family dynamics, grief, loss and spiritual care. Once you complete the course, you decide how best to serve the hospice community. Hospice volunteering is not about a patient’s demise, it is about their LIVING! Needs are in Waterville and all its surrounding areas.

Boston Flower and Garden Show
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Boston Flower and Garden Show

Calendar Mar 17, 2018 at 7 am, runs for 1 week

Offered by RSU 3 Adult Education in Thorndike (Fairfield pick-up available.) Please use the mail in registration form for RSU 3 by clicking the RSU 3 link above.

This year’s show theme is “Savor Spring!”

Cyr Bus pick up locations: 

Mount View High School Complex parking lot-Thorndike at 7:00 a.m.

Second pick up location: Lawrence Adult Education- Fairfield at 7:30 a.m.


Date: Saturday, March 17, 2018

Price: $69 (includes transportation to show via motorcoach and  admission)


Registration deadline: March 1, 2018

*No refunds after this date


We will be dropped off at the Seaport Trade Center and will have approximately 4 hours to explore the exhibits. You can pack your own lunch and/or there is limited food available to purchase at the show.


We will stop on the way home for dinner, parking at the Maine Mall in Portland with several restaurants to choose from in that general area. (Participants will be responsible for their meal cost)


Don’t forget to bring your camera! There are tons of great photo opportunities and the pictures will help you plan your new garden long after the show is over. Wear your walking shoes!


To register or for more information please call:                                                                              

RSU3 Adult & Community Education (207) 568-3426 Indicate Fairfield or Thorndike pick-up location.

Boston Yummy Walk and Sheer Madness
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Boston Yummy Walk and Sheer Madness

Calendar Apr 14, 2018 at 7 am, runs for 1 week

Discover one of the most vibrant ethnic neighborhoods in the country. Boston’s North End is rich with history and home to restaurants, markets and specialty shops that make exploring these narrow streets a culinary adventure.

Yummy Walks is about giving everyone a giant, mouth-watering taste of life in Boston - the food, the culture, the history, and the people. Our gentle stroll has lots of stops with frequent, generous tastings along the way.

We’ll visit a pastry shop for Italian confections, an authentic salumeria, a pizzeria, an old world coffee shop, a classic Italian restaurant and more. Sample authentic flavors and discover healthy Mediterranean traditions as you get an insider’s view of one of the premier food neighborhoods in the country.

Our evening entertainment is Shear Madness at the Charles Playhouse. Over 9 million people around the world have seen Shear Madness, the uproarious whodunit where the audience gets to solve the crime. A mixture of improvisation and up-to-the-minute humor, the play is delightfully different every time you see it. During the course of the action, a murder is committed and the audience gets to spot the clues, question the suspects, and solve the funniest mystery in the annals of crime.

Registration fee includes motor coach transportation, Yummy Walks tour and Shear Madness ticket.

Depart 7:15 a.m. Waterville (Elm Plaza), return 10:45 p.m.Depart 7:45 a.m. Gardiner (I-95 exit 102 Park and Ride), return 10:00 p.m.

Deadline to register is March 14. No refunds will be issued after this date.


Cabin Fever Cure
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Cabin Fever Cure

Calendar Mar 15, 2018

Cabin Fever Cure A fun-filled getaway is a great way to cure cabin fever. Join us as we travel to the Hudson River Valley of New York to enjoy a diverse assortment of attractions and activities.

For a full description of this trip, visit:

Thursday – Sunday March 15-18, 2018

Departure 6:15 a.m. from Waterville (Elm Plaza) 9:00 pm Return Departure 7:00 am from Gardiner (Hannaford) 8:15 pm Return Registration Fee: $699.00 per person based on double occupancy


REGISTER AT MSAD11.MAINEADULTED.ORG OR CALL 582-3774. Deadline to register is February 15th. No refunds issued after this date

Change Your Thoughts, Heal Your Body


with Linda Hargesheimer

Calendar May 22, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Come learn how the positive and difficult happenings in your life can affect you down to the cellular level. You will then identify and explore the emotional challenges that have effected your life. Learn ways to begin turning around and eliminating cellular memories from your body, so you can be happier and healthier. Bring pen/pencil and paper. Suggested reading: 'Heal Your Body', Hay House Publishing, ISBN: 978-0937611357.

Day Trip to Boston and the New England Aquarium
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Day Trip to Boston and the New England Aquarium

Calendar Apr 21, 2018 at 7:30 am, runs for 1 week

Join us for a fun packed day in Boston and a visit to the New England Aquarium. At the aquarium, you can explore coral reefs, experience a rain forest, meet a variety of creatures and even attend a movie in the IMAX Theater. Your day includes time to enjoy the shopping and eating opportunities at Faneuil Hall and Quincy Market.

Depart in relaxation on a Cyr Bus motor coach from Waterville at 7:30 a.m. or from the West Gardiner Service Plaza at 8:00 a.m. while enjoying Disney’s Finding Nemo. Stop for a brief breakfast and bathroom break in Kennebunk before arriving at the aquarium around 11:30 a.m. Spend as much time as you want at the aquarium and/or walk to nearby locations for shopping and eating. The bus will pick you up at the aquarium at 5:00 p.m. On the way home, we will feature Finding Dory, the sequel to Finding Nemo. After a stop at the Kennebunk Rest Area you will arrive home at approximately 8:30-9:00 p.m.

Your registration fee includes transportation to and from Boston and general admission to the aquarium. Special event tickets, IMAX tickets, and meals are not included. An adult must accompany children under the age of 18.

Saturday, 7:30 a.m.-9:00 p.m., May 12 New England Aquarium, 1 Central Wharf, Boston, MA

Depart 7:30 a.m. from Waterville (Elm Plaza Shopping Center parking lot) Return 9:00 p.m.

Depart 8:00 a.m. from Gardiner (West Gardiner Service Plaza) Return 8:30 p.m.

Self-Supporting Fee: $65 (Adult - 12 and over) $59 (Child - under 12)

Call 873-5754 to register. Mid-Maine Regional Adult Community Education, Waterville.

Editing Photographs with Photoshop - WS18


with Arend Thibodeau

Calendar Apr 9, 2018 at 6:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Bring your laptop to class and learn how to edit pictures with Photoshop. Learn how to use things like the clone stamp, some important tricks and techniques and discuss when filters should be used verses when they are more harmful to the creation of an image. A free 7 day trial of Photoshop can be obtained before this class (please make sure you have a computer with Photoshop before class).

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