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Orono-Hampden-Old Town Adult Ed Partnership

Personal Enrichment

H - Walking Club

Calendar Oct 18, 2022 at 6 pm

Walking Club - Hampden Academy

Too cold, dark, and slippery to walk outside? Join our indoor walking club. Please change out of your boots into a good pair of walking shoes. Stay on the ground level or challenge yourself by walking between the first and second floors. This is an independent program with no instruction provided.

Tues, Wed, and Thurs Oct. 18 - Jan. 31 6 - 8 pm

No Walking Nov. 10, 23, 24 & Dec. 27, 28 & 29

H - Wooly Tree Class


with Toni Philbrick

Calendar Dec 3, 2022 at 9:30 am

Wooly Tree Class -

Make an 18” evergreen or autumn leaf tree. Wool is fringed, wrapped around wires, and attached to a dowel. All materials are provided, and trees can be completed in class. SHARP SHEARS ARE REQUIRED. Bring a ruler, lunch, and a small rag. Limited to 8. The Keeping Room is located at 56 Main Rd N Suite C, Hampden.

Saturday, December 3           9:30 am - 3 pm

Materials fee: $35 paid directly to instructor at the time of the class.

H - Pickleball (Saturday)


with George Ouelette

Calendar Dec 3, 2022 at 12:30 pm


Fun, social, and great exercise, pickleball combines elements of badminton, ping pong and tennis. Considered one of the fastest-growing sports in the country, pickleball can be played at many levels, and is a great sport for people of all ages. In this class you will learn all of the basics to begin playing this great game.

Classes are at Armstrong Tennis Center, 60 Mecaw Rd. Hampden.

Saturday, December 3              12:30 – 2:30 pm

H - Resin Jewelry
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H - Resin Jewelry


with Terry Deane

Calendar Dec 5, 2022 at 6 pm

Resin Jewelry - 

In this class you will learn to make pendants, earrings, charms and more. Epoxy jewelry resins are durable, usually clear or translucent resins that come in two parts. When the two parts are mixed together, the epoxy goes from a liquid to a solid. You may add, pictures, sand, glitter, mica, and more. Materials will be provided, but if you have small, interesting pictures or items you would like to add to your project, please bring them. Monday, December 5                 6 – 8 pm

Materials fee: $10 paid directly to instructor at the time of the class. Cash or check only.

H - Make Your Own Chapstick
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H - Make Your Own Chapstick


with Devon Kane

Make Your Own Chapstick - Hampden Academy Devon Kane Join this class to learn how to make chapstick infused with your favorite essential oil. These make great gifts, or can be used personally! Use the essential oils provided, or mix and match/ bring your own.

Wednesday, December 7               6 - 8 pm

Materials Fee: $10 paid directly to instructor at the time of the class. Cash or check only.

O Fall Bike Tune Up


with Jim Rose

Calendar Dec 7, 2022 at 6:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Fall Bike Tune Up: Before you put your bike away for the winter, bring it in with you to this hands-on, one-night workshop and you’ll leave with the skills needed to store it properly. This basic class will cover things such as bearing adjustments, bolt check, cable lube, derailleur adjustment, tire pressure and brake adjustment. If you don’t have a bike,you can borrow one of ours to work on.

Instructor: Jim Rose 

Day/Time: Tuesday, Dec. 7, 2022  from 6:30-8:30 pm

Cost: $17.00

Location: Rose Bike Shop, 9 Pine Street, Orono ME 

Full Course

H - Snowman Paint Night


with Obrianna Cornelius

Calendar Dec 8, 2022 at 6 pm

This one night paint and sip style class is intended for people who want a fun and creative evening. The instructor is fun and easy to follow as she teaches you through creating your own painting. Join alone or invite a friend, this is a perfect environment to flex your artistic muscles and have fun! This will be an acrylic painting of a snowman with a top hat and broom. Feel free to improvise and choose your own colors while the teacher explains the method! So grab your coffee and your brushes and settle in for a fun class!

There is a $15 materials fee for ths class, payable to the instructor at the time of the class (cash or check only) 

O Living the Dream Guided Journaling Workshop Online


with Anne Sirois

Calendar Dec 12, 2022 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Get a bird's eye view and a worm's eye view of your career, business, relationships, philanthropy, finances, self- care, etc. to experience more joy, less stress, in this packed, highly interactive guided journaling course. 

This course will teach you innovative, smart, easy approaches to solve these challenges and more:

How to recognize what your real dreams are and finish them.

How to trust and rely on your intuitive Voice.

How to get actionable aerial and detailed views of your life to make the best decisions with.

 How to achieve satisfaction in your life and raise the joy in your spirit up higher than you ever thought possible. 

How to distill information down to the nuts and bolts of the knowledge you need to streamline your time and energy.

Instructor: Anne Sirios

Cost: $25

Location: Online Class

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