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Orono-Hampden-Old Town Adult Ed Partnership

Our Classes

Botany For Gardeners


with Kate Garland

Calendar May 2, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

This one-night, hands-on workshop will give gardeners a new perspective on the life in their landscape and some helpful tools to better understand how our gardening techniques impact how well plants grow.

Participants will also receive an introduction to plant ID and plant anatomy. 

Card Making Fun


with Joyce Schwartz

Calendar Apr 26, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 3 weeks

In this 3-night class, you will create and take home with you a variety of 'birthday', 'Mother's Day' and multi-purpose note cards.

Takes the kids with you!



Cooking Thai 3


with Amy Baron

Calendar May 7, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Roll up your sleeves and join us in this fun, one-night cooking class where you will create and taste, from start to finish traditional Pad Thai and spring rolls. This will be a great introduction to Thai cooking for those who have never tried to make it at home.

Space is limited, so register early.

The course fee includes all materials.


Full Course
Dance Fitness with McSmitty
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Dance Fitness with McSmitty


with Amy McFalls-Smith

Calendar Apr 2, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 15 weeks

Featuring today’s top music hits, this energetic, exciting and fun dance fitness class is designed to make you sweat! Get ready to hoot and holler, shimmy and shake it! It’s time to boogie with McSmitty!        

To register for this class, call 827-3906 or just show up to a session.

The course fee is: $5 drop in rate per class ($3 for RSU 26/34 Staff)


Eating Better on a Budget
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Eating Better on a Budget

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

In this FREE hands-on, 4-week class, you will learn the skills to shop, cook and eat healthier foods while staying within your food budget. Each night, there will be food prep and tastings. 

All participants will receive a colorful cookbook with 24 healthy, low-cost recipes and nutrition tips. 

Bring the kids with you to this fun, free class!

Francophone Food Culture of Louisiana - Gumbo & Boudin


with Raymond Pelletier

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

Join us for this informative and fun class. We'll discuss the relationship of Acadia and Cajun country and the effect of French and Creole cultures on Louisiana cuisine.

You'll prepare and taste a traditional Cajun dish, Gumbo and a French recipe for boudin and boudin blanc creole. 

Our instructor is fluent in French and participants are invited to add the cultural ambiance of language to the course.

A materials fee of $12.00 is payable directly to the instructor.


Healthy Chinese Cooking 2
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Healthy Chinese Cooking 2


with Yi Peng

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

In this one-night, hands-on class, you will learn about healthy and authentic Chinese cooking. You'll help prepare different meat and vegetable dishes and learn how to use different fresh, healthy and simple ingredients from our instructor who grew up in Sichuan, China.

A $10.00 materials / food fee will be payable directly to the instructor on the night of class.


HiSET Preparation & Testing
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HiSET Preparation & Testing

Calendar Mar 11, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 15 weeks

If you are interested in taking the HiSET test, Maine's high school equivalency exam, you can contact us on this portal or by calling us:

Old Town     827-3906

Hampden     862-6422

Orono          866-4119


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