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Monmouth/Winthrop Adult & Community Education



Personal Enrichment

Hunter Safety

$10

with Craig Gerry

Calendar Apr 12, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 2 weeks

The Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife’s Hunter Education Course is more than a “gun safety” class. This basic mandatory course consists of classroom and home instruction/study. Each course is taught by a trained certified volunteer instructor according to statewide standards. Students are provided with a course handbook, outdoor survival information, and additional handouts.  Home study is required. You must be on time and attend both classes.

Two classes: Thursday, April 12, 6-9pm AND Saturday, April 28, 8:30am - 4:30pm. Both at Winthrop Middle School Cafeteria

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

He has taught as a volunteer for 10 years plus for IFW before becoming a Regional Safety Coordinator. Craig holds a Registered Maine Guide License for hunting, fishing, and recreational. 

Karate Kids - Tao Tigers

$25

with Robert Dupuis

Calendar Jan 26, 2018 at 6 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. 

Linda's Laptop Lab

$45

with Linda Easterbrooks

Calendar Apr 23, 2018 at 1:30 pm, runs for 3 weeks

Bring your laptop and ask your questions!   Topics will include Computer Basics, Internet Safety, Email, Google Drive, Facebook, and YouTube. Learn about and download some handy free tools. Speed up your computer, check for viruses, malware, spyware, and adware. Bring any questions you have abount your laptop's performance.

Pilates/Yoga

$50

with Robert Dupuis

Calendar Jan 23, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 6 weeks

In this class you go at your own pace, learning to stretch and strengthen your core and also relax your mind.  Wear comfortable, loose clothing.

Qigong

$50

with Robert Dupuis

Calendar Jan 25, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Qigong (also spelled Ch’i Kung) is a powerful system of healing and energy medicine from China. It is the art and science of using breathing techniques, gentle movement, and meditation to cleanse, strengthen, and circulate the life energy (qi). Qigong practice leads to better health and vitality and a tranquil state of mind. Students perform at their own level. 

Square Dance Lessons

$30

with Mike Dusoe

Calendar Jan 10, 2018 at 6:30 pm, runs for 13 weeks

If you can walk you can square dance.  It’s time to erase the old image you might have of square dancing.  Today’s dancing is done to great music from the best of modern music, including Country, Rock, and Pop.  Each week the Caller will start out with a review of the previous lesson and then add new dance calls and patterns.  You will learn three or four new calls each week and by the end of the 13th week you will have learned 51 basic calls.  Square dancing is a fun and healthy exercise.  You’ll meet new people, laugh and have fun dancing.  Grab your partner and come join us!  

Watercolor Fun with Doris Anne Holman

$50

with Doris Anne Holman

Calendar May 1, 2018 at 5:30 pm, runs for 4 weeks

You will paint a new subject each night such as birch trees, flowers, fog, as well as practice washes, quick sketches and learn composition. From beginner to experienced, this class is for you!  Bring watercolor pad, watercolor paints, pencils, small crayons, water container, sponges and paper towels.

Doris Anne Holman has been teaching watercolor for years, mostly running workshops around Maine.She previously ran workshops in Bermuda and Santa Fe.  She was a former Art teacher at Monmouth Middle School as well as a  Reading Specialist. When she is teaching watercolor she uses some experimental techniques to add texture and interest to her paintings. She has written, illustrated, and printed eleven children's books and one How to watercolor book. She enjoys teaching  adult ed and looks forward to the Spring season. 

Yoga for Abundant Bodies and Beginner Yogis

$60

with Carol Branning, RYT-200

Calendar Jan 16, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Inclusive yoga – yoga for EVERY body.  This class will introduce students to all aspects of yoga, providing information beyond the poses.  The goal of this class is to provide an achievable, safe vinyasa flow for students with larger bodies, to promote strength, flexibility and balance both physically and mentally.   Self-acceptance is promoted. Class is held at Winthrop Town Office Multi Purpose Room, 17 Highland Avenue





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