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The Basics of Buying Real Estate III


with Christopher Saladino

Calendar May 15, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Learn all the steps to buying, from starting your search through collecting your new keys. This course will help you understand the overall process and covers key topics, including defining your real estate wants and needs, financing, creating an offer, executing a contract and doing property due diligence. You will walk away with a solid plan for your real estate future. Chris works with both buyers and sellers, bringing his years of experience and customized approach in guiding clients to meet their real estate goals.

Tuesday, May 15, 6-7:30 p.m., 1 Session

Course Fee: $15

Ukulele for Beginners


with Duncan Perry

Calendar Apr 30, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 4 weeks

This little instrument is versatile and a blast to play (with a bit of practice, of course). On it you can knock out folk tunes, rock, samba, blues, pop, country, and classical music, as well as songs grandma knows. The ukulele can go most anywhere with you because it’s small and light weight. Duncan, a multi-instrumentalist who has been playing ukulele for 11 years, will teach you to play familiar music using common chords and basic strumming and picking techniques. You do not need to know how to read music.  However, you must have a playable soprano, concert or tenor size ukulele (no baritones please) and an electronic tuner or tuning app on you iphone or ipad.  If you don’t own a ukulele, please contact the Kittery Adult Education Office for helpful information about buying one. Then grab your uke and get ready for a low-stress, fun musical adventure!

Monday, April 30-May 21, 6-7:30 p.m., 4 Sessions

Course Fee: $75

US Coast Guard Auxiliary Boating Education - Boating Skills & Seamanship I


with US Coastguard

Calendar Mar 6, 2018 at 6:30 pm, runs for 9 weeks

Boating Skills and Seamanship, a flagship boater education course, offers something for both the novice and the experienced boater. Not only will participants earn a nationally-recognized certificate that allows them to operate a boat in all states, but many insurance companies will offer certificate holders discounts on boat insurance.  For a complete listing of course contents visit:

Tuesday, March 6-May 8, 6:30-8:30 p.m., 9 Sessions *No class 4/17

Course Fee: $65, Certificate examination during week 9

Walking Tour of Fort Foster


with Bob Gray

Calendar May 26, 2018 at 10 am, runs for 1 week

Come and enjoy a walk through Fort Foster. On this tour you will see and learn about the history of the structures that are there now and see the sites of others that no longer exist. We will be walking a large part of the Fort, so please wear appropriate shoes. While dogs are allowed at Fort Foster, we ask that you leave yours at home for this tour. But be sure to bring your camera or cell phone. Meet at entrance of Fort Foster.

Saturday, May 26, 10-11 a.m., 1 Session

Course Fee: $8

Walking Tour of Fort McClary


with Bob Gray

Calendar May 12, 2018 at 10 am, runs for 1 week

Stroll with us through the grounds of this iconic Kittery fort and see and learn about it’s important features and people. While this tour is not long, the ground is uneven in places, so please wear appropriate shoes, and don’t forget your camera/cell phone. Meet at entrance of Fort McClary.

Saturday, May 12, 10 -11 a.m., 1 Session

Course Fee: $8

What's your Plan for Long Term Care?


with Kerry Peabody

Calendar Apr 10, 2018 at 6:30 pm, runs for 1 week

You simply cannot ignore the reality of long term care planning. In this 90-minute class, we'll cover what LTC services are, and how much they cost. We'll discuss Medicare & Medicaid, and how they will - or won't - pay for care. We'll cover several different ways you can pay privately, including your own savings, tapping your home equity, and we'll cover the various long term care insurance products - how they work, and how much they cost. After attending this class, you'll be armed with what you need to take the next steps in implementing your LTC strategy. Kerry is an insurance professional with 25 years’ experience in long term care planning.

Tuesday, April 10, 6:30-8 p.m., 1 Session

Course Fee: $5

Whipped Body Butter


with Sarah Holden Remick

Calendar Apr 30, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

In this class you will learn to make an all-natural whipped body butter containing luxurious and moisturizing butters. You will gain an understanding of the ingredients we will use and how they benefit the body butter. You will leave this class with a jar of body butter.

Monday, April 30, 6-7 p.m., 1 Session

Course Fee: $34

Wonders of the Tide Pool


with Marilyn Ecker

Calendar Apr 5, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Learn some fun facts about the animals and plants of the tide pool and then take a field trip to “The mother of all tide pools”, located at Newcastle Commons in N.H.

Thursday, April 5, 6-8 p.m., 1 Session *Meet at Traip Academy

Saturday, April 7, 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., 1 Session *Meet near the pier at Newcastle Commons

Course Fee: $15

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