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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

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.

New Hampshire Winery Adventure
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New Hampshire Winery Adventure

Calendar May 5, 2018 at 7 am, runs for 1 week

Many of you have enjoyed our past winery tours! This spring, let us take you a little farther afield as we sample some of the finest wines along the southern New Hampshire Wine Trail. Experience the hospitality of the granite state’s best known wine venues during this day of touring, tasting, and shopping.

Our first stop is actually in Portland where we will visit the Maine Mead Works Tasting Room to sample their signature Honeymaker Mead. Maine Mead Works was founded in 2007 with the goal of re-introducing the world to the oldest of all fermented beverages. They blend ancient tradition and modern science to produce a highly distinctive product.

Entering New Hampshire, our tour lunch will be served at the Holy Grail Restaurant in Epping where the old St. Joseph’s Church has been reborn into one of the Seacoast’s premier restaurants. The owner’s Irish roots are reflected in the food and ambience of this unique pub. We’ll likely be seated in the choir loft where the stained glass windows are easily enjoyed along with a delicious lunch.

This afternoon we visit Labelle Winery in Amherst where winemaker Amy LaBelle began making small batches of wine in 2005. Production has dramatically increased, now offering over 30 styles of award winning, world class wines all produced in a state of the art facility surrounded by lush vineyards. We’ll sample some of the favorites followed by plenty of time to visit the gift shop featuring all 34 varieties for sale along with the Winemakers’s Kitchen culinary line.

Our last stop of the day is Fulchino Vineyards in Hollis where we’ll sample a number of wines from their extensive selections. Let’s hope for a warm spring day to enjoy the Italian inspired winery and patio.

The day will end with a surprise (think Tuscany!)

Registration fee includes motor coach transportation, three winery tours, tastings, snacks and souvenir glasses, and Holy Grail lunch.

No one under 21 may participate -must have valid ID. For liability reasons, alcohol consumption on the bus is not permitted.

Depart 7:15 a.m. Waterville (Elm Plaza), return 9:00 p.m.Depart 7:45 a.m. Gardiner (Park and Ride, I-95 Exit 102), return 8:15 p.m.

Deadline to register is April 5. No refunds will be issued after this date.



On Your Feet! Broadway in Boston
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On Your Feet! Broadway in Boston

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

From their humble beginnings in Cuba, Emilio and Gloria Estefan came to America and broke through all barriers to become a crossover sensation at the very top of the pop music world. But just when they thought they had it all, they almost lost everything.

On Your Feet! takes you behind the music and inside the real story of this record-making and ground breaking couple who, in the face of adversity, found a way to end up on their feet.

Directed by two-time Tony Award winner Jerry Mitchell (Kinky Boots), with choreography by Olivier Award winner Sergio Trujillo (Jersey Boys) and an original book by Academy Award winner Alexander Dinelaris (Birdman). On Your Feet! features some of the most iconic songs of the past quarter-century and one of the most inspiring stories in music history.

The bus will depart from the Elm Plaza Shopping Center parking lot (closest to Main Street and in front of K-Mart) in Waterville at 7:30 a.m. and will make another pick-up at the West Gardiner Service Plaza at 8:00 a.m. After a “stretch-your-legs” break in Kennebunk we should arrive at Quincy Market at around 11:30 a.m. for some shopping and lunch on your own. We will then attend the 2:00 p.m. matinee at the Boston Opera House with our seats located in the mezzanine section!

We will head back to Maine after the show and after a “pit-stop” in Kennebunk and drop off in Gardiner, we should return to Waterville by approximately 9:00 p.m.

No refunds will be made after March 12, 2018. Fee includes transportation and theater ticket. You are expected to pay for your own meals.


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