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Orono-Hampden-Old Town Adult Ed Partnership

Personal Enrichment

Eggspressive Art: Making Pysanky


with Susan Milkowich

Calendar Apr 23, 2019 at 5:30 pm, runs for 1 week

In this one-night, hands-on class, you will learn the history of Pysanky (decorated Ukranian Eggs), their symbolism, the meaning of colors used, preparation of eggs and techniques needed to make one-of-a-kind works of art. Everyone will make and go home with at least two Pysankas.

This class is open to adults and children 12 years and older.

The $25.00 course fee includes all materials and supplies.


Evening Blossoms Paint Night


with Obrianna Cornelius

Calendar Apr 9, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

In this one-night, paint and sip style class, you will create and take home with you a lovely, acrylic painting of blooms in a twighlight setting that will make a great addition to your wall. 

Bring a coffee or tea; snacks will be provided. 

A $15.00 materials fee will be payable to the instructor on the night of class.


Flavored & Infused Cooking Oils - Hampden


with Laurie Bowen

Calendar Mar 26, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Flavored or infused oils can add excitement and new tastes to your meals. In this one-night, hands-on class, you will learn how to safely prepare infused oils that can be used in salads, sauces, marinades and dips.

The $26.00 course fee includes the cost of all materials in this course.


Foundations of Investing


with Stephanie Oiler

Calendar Apr 30, 2019 at 5:30 pm, runs for 1 week

In this free, one-night class, you'll learn about basic rules for investing, developing a strategy, choosing quality investments, diversifying your portfolio and investing for the long term.


Hampden History: The History of Hampden Academy


with James Husson

Calendar Apr 11, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

In this new, one-night class, we'll use old photos and records from the Hampden Historical Society's archives to take the learner through the 219 year history of Hampden Academy.


Homemade Greeting Cards


with Joyce Schwartz

Calendar Apr 29, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Each night, during this 4-week course, you will receive a kit to make one or more cards plus some extras you may keep for future projects. You'll learn several techniques such as mirror imaging, coloring with distress inks, die cutting and more. 

This would be a fun activity to bring a son or daughter along to help.

A $24.00 materials fee will be payable directly on the night of the first class to the instructor. 


Intermediate Tap Dance Fun
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Intermediate Tap Dance Fun


with Raechelle Edmiston-Cyr

Calendar Apr 3, 2019 at 7:15 pm, runs for 10 weeks

Break out your old tap shoes and get some exercise with us in this ongoing class. This class is designed for those who know the basics of tap and would like to practice and build their skills. We will start by practicing skills to some of your favorite songs and then we’ll work to learn more complex dance numbers set to classics and contemporary songs. Have fun and exercise while building and maintaining your tap skills.

If you want to pay $4.00 as a drop in fee per night, call us (866-4119) to register for this course instead of using this online portal.

Intro to African Drumming


with Pat Michaud

Calendar Apr 23, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 6 weeks

In this new, 6-week class, students will learn authentic African beats from Gambia. No previous musical experience is required to participate in this class. 

Drums will be provided.

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