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Intro to Organic Gardening - Hampden

$11

with JOHN JEMISON

Calendar Mar 12, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

You'll learn how to grow your own organic garden in this popular one-night program. We'll talk about the basics of soil science, composting, crop rotation, green manures, weed control and natural insect control.

You'll leave with lots of information that you can take with you to use in your own garden.

 

Intro to Organic Gardening - Orono

$11

with JOHN JEMISON

Calendar Mar 13, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

You'll learn how to grow your own organic garden in this popular one-night program. We'll talk about the basics of soil science, composting, crop rotation, green manures, weed control and natural insect control.

You'll leave with lots of information that you can take with you to use in your own garden.

 

Introduction to Fly Fishing

$67

with Kevin Tracewski

Calendar Feb 2, 2019 at 9 am, runs for 1 week

This one-day course is designed to get you solidly grounded in the fundamentals needed to enjoy fly fishing. Topics covered include: tackle selection and assembly, knots, fly casting, fish foods, artificial flies, fly fishing strategies, entomology and wading safety.

This popular class is taught by an experienced Maine guide and the author of the best selling book, A Fisherman's Guide to Maine.

 

Introduction to Martial Arts

$7

with Geoffrey Wingard

Calendar Feb 11, 2019 at 6:30 pm, runs for 1 week

In this one-night class, you will be introduced to traditional Shotokan Karate. No experience is necessary. If you've ever been interested in the martial arts, come to this low-cost, one-night program to find out more about it and to get a great workout.

If you are interested in pursuing martial arts training, you'll be given information on how you can do it in this area. 

Open to students ages 14 and up. Wear loose clothing.

 

One-Night Massage Workshop - Old Town

$11

with Kelly Bean

Calendar Mar 27, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

In this one-night class, you will be guided through easy-to-use self massage techniques to use at home or on the go. Different types of massage techniques will be introduced to you: lymphatic drainage, myofascial release, breathing into trigger point releases, scalp massage for headaches and using therapeutic grade essential oils.

Massage therapy benefits are wide-ranging and can help with pain, tension, anxiety, stress, insomnia, poor circulation and lack of energy. 

People of all body types are welcome. Bring a yoga mat or blanket with you to class.

 

One-Night Massage Workshop - Orono

$11

with Kelly Bean

Calendar Mar 20, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

In this one-night class, you will be guided through easy-to-use self massage techniques to use at home or on the go. Different types of massage techniques will be introduced to you: lymphatic drainage, myofascial release, breathing into trigger point releases, scalp massage for headaches and using therapeutic grade essential oils.

Massage therapy benefits are wide-ranging and can help with pain, tension, anxiety, stress, insomnia, poor circulation and lack of energy. 

People of all body types are welcome. Bring a yoga mat or blanket with you to class.

 

PiYo Live

$21

with Danielle Johnson

Calendar Jan 31, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 8 weeks

Stretch and strengthen every muscle with moves inspired by the best of Pilates and Yoga. It's a low impact but a high intensity workout. 

Bring water, a mat and comfortable clothing/shoes to this 8-week fitness class.

If you have taken this course with us before, please register directly with the instructor. If you are new to this class, please register with adult education.

The class will meet initially at the McGraw School but will eventually move to Hampden Academy. 

 

 

Snowmobile Safety Training

$10

with State of Maine

Calendar Feb 9, 2019 at 8:30 am, runs for 1 week

Participation in this 6-hour education course will teach you how to properly operate and maintain a snowmobile. Laws, responsibilites and personal safety, first aid, map and compass reading and ethics will be covered. 

Participants will receive a certificate after completing this one-day program.

 





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