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Winthrop/Monmouth Adult Education

Personal Enrichment

History Walk Down Main Street


with Winthrop Historical Society

Calendar Next session starts Sep 18, 2021 at 10 am, runs for 1 week

Come learn about the buildings on Main Street and the folks who lived there. This walking tour down Main Street will focus on the significant events that happened on Main Street over its 250th years. Many of the former occupants of the many diverse buildings on Main Street made important contributions to the welfare of the town of Winthrop and beyond. Maybe one of those occupants was your relative! This is a pedestrian tour so come equip to walk or ride on the sidewalks.

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Sunrise on the Farm


with Shirley Anderson

Calendar Next available session starts Sep 20, 2021 at 5:30 pm, runs for 1 week

In this class you will learn to blend certain colors to create a beautiful early morning sunrise with a rustic windmill and fence silhouette. It's easier than you think!

Tech Tips: Curious about 3D Printing?


with Linda Easterbrooks

Calendar Next available session starts Sep 23, 2021 at 10 am, runs for 1 week
1 additional session on Sep 23, 2021

What is 3D printing all about? How expensive is a 3D printer, and how do you choose one? What does it print with? Where can you find printable designs, for free or for sale? How do you design your own things to print? This is a very beginner discussion!

Drawing from Life


with Joey Nadeau

Calendar Next available session starts Oct 1, 2021 at 4 pm, runs for 5 weeks

Improve your drawing skills over this five week period. Learn to draw what you see by learning basic perspective, shadow, contrast, shape and technique. This course is designed for beginners or intermediate artists who want to learn to draw with pencil. Students decide what they want to focus on drawing in class. Students must bring a sketchbook and pencils (tin kits are great!) If you are unable to provide those supplies, contact our office.

Adobe Photoshop Essentials


with UGOTCLASS Business Certificates

Calendar Next available session starts Oct 4, 2021 , runs for 4 weeks

This course is part of a certificate. You may take the course individually or as a certificate. If you plan to take the certificate please enroll in the certificate class not this individual one. This fundamental course covers Adobe Photoshop CC most commonly used tools, menus and panels. You’ll learn all the basics of Photoshop to effectively work with selection and editing tools, layers, and masks to edit, retouch and enhance existing images or create your own composite digital art work. Impress your business organization, friends and family by enhancing their photos and create magazine cover quality enhanced images. Access to Adobe Photoshop software required.


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How to Ferment (almost) Everything (Drinks)!


with Sam Pike

Calendar Next available session starts Oct 4, 2021 at 1 pm, runs for 3 weeks

This is a 3 week course that will go through how to ferment a variety of different fermented food and drinks from cultures all over the world, along with a few invented by the instructor, Samuel Pike, himself. Starting with week one you will learn the basics of fermenting and food safety, and how to make Kombucha. Every week after will build on and expand these foundational skills, while also introducing new ones. By the end you will be able to confidently make Kombucha, Water Kefir, Tepache, Kvass, "Wild Sodas", and more!

Home/Community Composting 101


with Mark King

Calendar Next available session starts Oct 4, 2021 at 6 pm, runs for 2 weeks

Have you ever wanted to set up your own home compost operation, but were afraid it was too difficult to do? If so, then this class is for you. During this two part program, students will be introduced to the world of backyard composting while learning how easy it really is to do! Topics covered will include: an introduction to compost biology, review of various compost systems, a discussion of compost feedstocks and their challenges, how to setup and manage your compost pile/bin, how to troubleshoot compost problems and finally, what to do with the finished product. This class is designed to appeal to both novice and experienced composters alike. This class will have two virtual meetings and one outdoor in person meeting. October 4th and 18th (6:00p-8:00p) for the virtual classes and Wednesday, October 20th 6:00p-8:00p for the demonstration (in-person optional)

Sterling Wrap Jewelry


with Shirley Anderson

Calendar Next available session starts Oct 6, 2021 at 5:30 pm, runs for 1 week

In this class you will learn to wrap these one of a kind pieces of glass or pottery in sterling silver wire. Make a pair of earrings or a lovely necklace pendant or both! Embellish with a few beads and what a lovely gift this would make.

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