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Kittery Adult Education



Lectures and History

Waste to Energy

$15

with Lena Ives

Calendar Next available session starts Mar 9, 2021 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Have you ever wondered what happens to your trash after you throw it “away”? We’re here to tell you, and it’ll probably surprise you. Join ecomaine’s environmental educator, Lena Ives, to learn how your household waste is turned into renewable energy and what you can do to further reduce the space your household’s waste is taking up in landfills. This is a virtual only class. Upon registration you will be receive a link to attend virtually using Zoom meetings online.

 

Tuesday, March 9, 6-7:30 pm

Course Fee: $15

Solar Energy: Why and How, What are the Benefits?

Free

with John Werner

Calendar Next available session starts Mar 16, 2021 at 6:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Interested in transitioning into a clean energy future? Join John Werner, a Kittery resident, to learn about his first-hand solar experience of installing a 14-panel solar system on his home. John will present the benefits he is enjoying from his solar experience as well as the costs.  He will be joined by Ethan Schechter, a solar designer from ReVision Energy, a NE company who for the past 15 years has focused on the mission of transferring the region away from a fossil fuel-based economy towards a sustainable economy.  This is virtual only, you will be sent a ZOOM link.

Tuesday, March 16, 6:30-8 p.m.

Course Fee: Free

Composting

$15

with Lena Ives

Calendar Next available session starts Mar 23, 2021 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

From your backyard to an industrial composting facility, we’ll go over all the ways available to make sure your food scraps are contributing to local soil production instead of sitting in a landfill! Join Lena Ives, ecomaine environmental educator in learning more about what’s in your trash can and how to reduce your household waste. This is a virtual only class. Upon registration you will be receive a link to attend virtually using Zoom meetings online.

Tuesday, March 23, 6-7:30 pm

Course fee: $15

Portsmouth Naval Shipyard from Sails to Atoms

$12

with Joseph Gluckert

Calendar Next available session starts Apr 8, 2021 at 6:30 pm, runs for 1 week

This is a lecture that takes place at Traip Academy. Portsmouth Naval Shipyard has a venerable heritage and rich tradition. For more than 200 years, Yankee ingenuity and craftsmanship have been the keys to success for the Shipyard. Learn about the role and achievements of the Yard in times of war and peace from a military historian's perspective, with Joseph Gluckert, Shipyard Historian & Museum Director.

Thursday, April 8, 6:30-8 p.m.

Course Fee: $12





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