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Kittery Adult Education

Personal Enrichment

Revocable & Irrevocable Trusts - Are they right for you?


with Kathryn Bedell

Calendar Apr 11, 2019 at 6:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Learn how revocable trusts can help avoid probate and protect your privacy, and how irrevocable trusts can protect your assets from nursing home or Maine Care (Medicaid) liens.  Discuss other strategies to safeguard assets from life events such as business failure or divorce of adult children. Kathryn Bedell is a law partner at Ballou & Bedell in York. Her practice focuses on estate planning, asset preservation, and probate matter, including guardianships and conservatorships.

Thursday, April 11, 6:30-8 p.m., 1session

Course Fee: $5

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Sahaja Yoga


with Jerry Mayfield

Calendar May 6, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 3 weeks

Sahaja Yoga is a unique method of meditation developed by H.H. Shri Mataji Nirmala Devi (1923-2011). Through this process, one becomes balanced and integrated mentally, emotionally, physically and spiritually. In this class, we will learn chakra clearing techniques using natural elements and affirmations that will deepen the meditation experience. Sahaja Yoga does not require physical exercise and no previous experience is necessary. Jerry has voluntarily shared Sahaja Yoga in universities, libraries, prisons, rehabilitation facilities, senior centers, and street fairs.

Monday, May 6-20, 6-7:15 p.m., 3 sessions

Course Fee: Free, pre-registration required

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Sailboat Racing


with Tom Brown

Calendar Apr 23, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 4 weeks

This course will cover the basics of yacht racing with an emphasis on local PSA Evening and Weekend racing.  The Racing Rules are discussed, as is boat speed, crew assignments, prep, and tactics. Move up in your fleet or simply discover a new way to get out there on your boat! Tom is currently the long standing  Race Committee's Principal Race Officer and brings many  years of experience racing at all levels from Clubs to World Class events.

Tuesday, April 23 - May 14, 6-8 p.m., 4 sessions

Course Fee: $50

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Sailing Fundamentals


with Tom Brown

Calendar Apr 22, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 4 weeks

This four evening course will be a discussion on how boats and sails work, tips, sail trim and best practices.  Stories and Topics both past and present are welcome for analysis.  Those new to sailing as well as seasoned sailors will all greatly benefit from this course. Tom Brown is the long running Principal Race Office for Yacht Racing in the Seacoast.  He has over 40 yrs. sailing experience including racing at a very high level, has been a delivery and charter boat Captain, and a partner in a NYC adult sailing school.  He is certified through all levels with the American Sailing Association.  He is currently in management at Great Bay Marine.

Monday, April 22 – May 13, 6-8 p.m., 4 sessions

Course Fee: $50

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SAVE: Isles of Shoals/Celia Thaxter


with Stephanie Voss Nugent

Calendar May 2, 2019 at 6:30 pm, runs for 2 weeks

Save money by signing up for both lectures at once by registering here.

History, Lore, and Legend of the Isles of Shoals

This slide presentation is about the fascinating history of the Isles of Shoals since Europeans began arriving (Vikings, early explorers, fishermen, pirates, ghosts, grand hotels, and the islands' restoration by Star Island Corp and Shoals Marine lab).  This is a perfect introduction for meeting Celia Thaxter, as it provides important historical context for her life story.

Stephanie Nugent is a professional theatre producer, director and actor and founding Executive Director of Artists’ Collaborative Theatre Of New England (ACT ONE).

Thursday, May 2, 6:30-8 pm, 1 session

The Remarkable Life of Celia Thaxter

Dressed in period costume and presenting as an actor who has finished historical research allows Stephanie to speak with audiences from the present and also to step "into character" and perform extended sections of Celia's prose and some of her poetry. Stephanie Nugent is a professional theatre producer, director and actor and founding Executive Director of Artists’ Collaborative Theatre Of New England (ACT ONE). 

Thursday, May 16, 6:30-8 pm, 1 session

Sign up for BOTH lectures and SAVE!

Course fee for both: $21

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Secret Gardens


with Felicia Motherway

Calendar Apr 11, 2019 at 6:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Use your imagination to create a whimsical miniature indoor garden. Design your garden in your favorite theme by making a natural woodland house with gemstones, moss, plants, creatures, fairies, or frogs. Over age 8 welcome with parent or guardian.

Thursday, April 11, 6:30-9 p.m. 1 session

Course Fee: $14

Material Fee: $25, payable to instructor at class


Sinking of the Squalus


with Bob Gray

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

May 23, 2019 will be the 80th anniversary of the sinking of the U.S.S. Squalus off the Isles of Shoals. Twenty-six men were lost that day but thirty-three survivors were rescued from the sunken submarine. Come and learn what led to the loss of the Squalus, the amazing rescue of the survivors and the recovery and recommissioning of that submarine.  This class will meet at the Kittery Historical & Naval Museum.

Thursday, May 9, 6-8 p.m., 1 session

Fee: $12

Spanish for Medical Professionals
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Spanish for Medical Professionals

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with ed 2go

Are you struggling to communicate with your Spanish-speaking patients?  If so, here's the perfect solution. Whether you're new to the Spanish language or just want a refresher, this fun and simple course will give you the basic tools you need to bridge the communication gap.

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