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Winthrop/Monmouth Adult & Community Education

Personal Enrichment

Functional Fitness for Older Adults [Couples Price Reg]


with Certified Instructor

Calendar Jan 29, 2019 at 9 am, runs for 6 weeks

Registration for couples special pricing.  Please contact the office to provide both registrants names.  207-377-2265

Funeral Choices


with Chuck Lakin

Calendar May 2, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

We’ll start by talking about the legal documents everyone should have in place, then cover planning ahead, writing things down, and having a conversation with the family about those plans.  That will lead to a Q & A guided by your questions. We can talk about funeral options, home funerals, green cemeteries, alkaline hydrolysis, family burying grounds, scattering ashes, and paperwork-whatever you want to know. We’ll share stories. I’ll bet that you’ll even laugh sometimes! 

Get Golf Ready Beginner


with Ed Balboni

Calendar May 7, 2019 at 5 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Learn the fun and relaxing sport of golf.  This six week clinic will cover short game, long game, golf course etiquette and rules, with the goal of making you comfortable on the course.  Students should have their own clubs.

Get Golf Ready Intermediate


with Ed Balboni

Calendar May 9, 2019 at 5 pm, runs for 6 weeks

This class is for the golfer with some game experience whose goals are to improve their golf game on the course.

Handling Aggression


with Martial Arts Institute

Calendar Mar 23, 2019 at 11 am, runs for 1 week

Handling Aggression will address the 3 stages of conflict and conflict management. The situations presented are geared for real life engagements. Focus will be placed on strategies that deal with verbal disagreements as well as those situations that can escalate and get physical. This 3.5 hour course will begin by focusing on verbal intimidation and how you can respond to someone who is trying to intimidate you or make you feel uncomfortable. We then cover scenarios that go beyond words, where "reasonable force" is needed in order ot regain control of the situation. De-excalation strategies, avoidance techniques, and physical restraining exercises and controlling tactics. Adults 18 and over. No experience necessary

Hunter Safety


with Michael Foster

Calendar Apr 1, 2019 at 5:45 pm, runs for 2 weeks

The Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife’s Hunter Education Course is more than a “gun safety” class. The Home Study Course consists of about 9 hours of classroom instruction broken up into a 3 hour introduction followed by 2 nights of classroom instruction and activities. Students are required to complete a workbook or an online course to obtain a voucher, both of which complement the student manual. Students must demonstrate to the instructor that they can safely handle a firearm, participate in activities, bring in a survival kit with appropriate  contents and pass a 50 question test with a grade of at least 70%.  Home study is required. You must be on time and attend all three classes. You must be at least 10 years of age before you can take this class.

Three classes: Monday, April 1, Tuesday, April 9, and Thursday, April 11. All classes are 6-9pm and are at the Winthrop Middle School Cafeteria.  

 Michael Foster is the Maine Inland Fisheries and Wildlife Safety Coordinator for Kennebec County-Hunter Safety, Ourdoor Safety Programs.


Introduction to Cryptocurrency


with Patrick Saucier

Calendar Jan 28, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

This basic overview of bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies and the underlining technology will enable individuals interested in this opportunity to make educated and well-informed decisions. Review of eWallets, different coins and methods of obtaining cryptocurrencies will be covered. Terminology of the cryptoworld, day to day usage and market cycles will also be covered. We will also review warning signs for Ponzi Schemes, and how to protect yourself. This one-night course is a basic overview, reference materal including websites and a suggested reading list will be available to assist you on your journey.

Karate Kids - Tao Tigers


with Robert Dupuis

Calendar Feb 1, 2019 at 4 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Beginner entry class to martial arts for 3, 4 and 5 year olds.  Here you will learn confidence, respect and courage.

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