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Kittery Adult Education



Personal Enrichment

German Conversation/Reading Group

$65

with Chrissy Davis

Calendar Feb 26, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Intermediate and advanced students will discuss and practice their conversational skills following German Language readings.  Chrissy will explain vocabulary and grammar as needed. Previous experience necessary.

Monday, Feb. 26, March 12 & 26, April 9 & 23, May 7, 6-7:30pm, 6 Sessions

Course Fee: $65

Get Paid to Talk: Making Money with Your Voice

$25
Calendar Apr 30, 2018 at 6:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Ever been told you have a great voice? From audio books and cartoons to documentaries, commercials, and more, this class will introduce you to the growing field of voice over. Today, the range of voices hired has grown dramatically from the days of announcers. Learn what pros look for, how to prepare, and where to find work in your area! We’ll discuss industry pros and cons and play samples from working voice professionals. This class is lots of fun, realistic, and a great first step for anyone interested in the voice over field. Visit www.voicecoaches.com for more information.

Monday, April 30, 6:30-9 p.m., 1 Session

Course Fee: $25

Goat Milk Soap Making
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Goat Milk Soap Making

$33

with Michele Meyer

Calendar Feb 26, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Learn techniques for making beautiful handcrafted soaps utilizing farm fresh goat milk, natural colorants including clays, oatmeal, honey, herbs, activated charcoal, and essential oils for scenting. We will make two loaves of goat milk soap. Each student will leave with a bar of previously made & cured soap. Back Fields Farm, home of The Little Creamery and a herd of a beloved Nubian Dairy Goats, is where Michele proudly hand milks and hand crafts goat milk products. Bring to class: eye protection & wear long sleeves.

Monday, Feb. 26, 6-8 p.m., 1 Session

Course Fee: $33

Goat Milk Soap Making II

$35

with Michele Meyer

Calendar Mar 26, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Learn techniques for making beautiful handcrafted soaps utilizing farm fresh goat milk, natural colorants including clays, oatmeal, honey, herbs, activated charcoal, and essential oils for scenting. We will make two loaves of goat milk soap. Each student will leave with a bar of previously made & cured soap. An additional focus on natural colorants, botanical, and therapeutic additives will be included in this session.

Bring to class: Eye protection & wear long sleeves.

Monday, March 26, 6-8 p.m., 1 session

Course Fee: $35

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Greenhouse Gardening

$8

with Anne Masury

Calendar May 3, 2018 at 5:30 pm, runs for 2 weeks

This two-part lecture will get you ready to garden. Part I: Starting seeds in a greenhouse space, learn about lights, soil, seed sources, and about the Traip Greenhouse and Garden Program. Part II: Planting out your seedlings, early crops for outdoors, spring garden activities.

Thursday, March 8 & May 3, 5:30-6:30 p.m., 2 Sessions

Course Fee: $8

Grow Your Own Organic Garden

$10

with MOF GA

Calendar Apr 12, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Presented by the Maine Organic Farmers & Gardeners Association (MOFGA)

Interested in learning how to grow your own vegetables in a sustainable manner? Join us for an evening-long workshop on how to grow your own garden organically. We’ll talk about the basics of soil science and how to enrich your soil to produce healthy, high-yielding plants. The course will also cover the fundamentals of making and using compost, the principles of crop rotation and how to incorporate green manures to manage nutrients in the garden. Other topics will include how to tell the difference between cultivated plants and weeds, basic weed control strategies and cultural methods for dealing with pests.  The instructor will be an experienced farmer or gardener from your region. We will even send you home with free seeds!  All are welcome, from first-timers to experienced gardeners who want to experiment with new techniques.

Thursday, April 12, 6-9 p.m., 1 Session

Course Fee: $10

Material Fee: $5, paid to MOFGA at class

Guided Tour of the Portsmouth Black Heritage Trail -

$22

with JerriAnne Boggis

Calendar Apr 28, 2018 at 2 pm, runs for 1 week

With tour guide, JerriAnne Boggis you will visit local wharves and auction sites related to the Atlantic Slave Trade, where a captive could be exchanged for “cash or good lumber” to serve in the master’s house or work on the docks or on a ship.   You will also tour a selection of sites where early black residents lived, worked , prayed and are buried. You will learn of their stories and how they shaped the community.

Saturday, April 28, 2-3:30 p.m., 1 Session

Course Fee: $22

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Healthcare Advocacy Basics - Navigating the Medical System for your Parents & Yourself

Free

with Michael Guy and Jennie Cutten

Calendar Mar 8, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 4 weeks

People who have knowledgeable and effective advocates receive better healthcare. This process is foreign to most of us. We use our experience to help individuals prepare to care for their parents, other loved ones or themselves. Mike and Jennie are native Kittery residents. Jennie is a retired Human Resource professional and Mike is an Elder Law Attorney. Both are experienced caregivers and healthcare advocates including end of life experience.

Thursday, March 8-29, 6-8 p.m., 4 Sessions

Course Fee: Free, Registration is required





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