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Beekeeping

$12

with Mary Jane Dillingham

Calendar Jan 24, 2018 at 6 pm

What’s all the buzz about? If you are thinking about raising Honey Bees and want to learn more about how to get started, this class is for you! From the perspective of a new beekeeper, Mary Jane (biologist and owner of MisBeeHaven Farm in Poland) will explain the importance and benefits of raising bees, the expense involved and how to access local resources.  Wednesday, January 24th, 6-8pm.

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Geocaching

$12

with Tamra Wight

Calendar May 2, 2018 at 6 pm

You've heard of this popular outdoor, treasure hunting activity, but what exactly are geocaches and travel bugs?  Tamra will walk you through some of her geocaching finds, tell you what to expect on the trail, and share how one geocache inspired her second middle grade novel, Cooper and Packrat:  Mystery of the Eagles Nest.  Bring your device to set up accounts for geocache.com if you like!  Wednesday, May 2nd, 6-8pm.

Hunter Safety

$12

with Michael Mayo

Calendar Mar 24, 2018 at 9 am

Important for all hunters and required by state law if you are applying for a first time license! You will learn about proper handling of a rifle & shotgun, survival and first aid, responsibility, map and compass and landowner relations. This course involves an online study-at-home portion followed by a required in-class skills and exam day on Saturday, March 24. Registration: $12. For ages 10 and up. Youth under 16 must be accompanied by an adult throughout the course.  Please call our office at 345-3217 after you have registered to obtain the link for the online portion of the class.

Poland's Trails

$5

with Alan Audet

Calendar Jan 30, 2018 at 6:30 pm

This course is an introduction to the hiking trail system that the town of Poland is creating for recreation in the great outdoors.  Topics will include a brief history of the Poland Trail Committee and its efforts, as well as descriptions of all of our trail systems.  We will also share information on the flora and fauna that can be see there.  We will talk about the contributions that local groups have made to the trail systems through volunteer work and also discuss opportunities for people to become involved in the on-going development of the trails.

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Poland's Trails

$5

with Alan Audet

Calendar May 8, 2018 at 6 pm

This course is an introduction to the hiking trail system that the town of Poland is creating for recreation in the great outdoors.  Topics will include a brief history of the Poland Trail Committee and its efforts, as well as descriptions of all of our trail systems.  We will also share information on the flora and fauna that can be see there.  We will talk about the contributions that local groups have made to the trail systems through volunteer work and also discuss opportunities for people to become involved in the on-going development of the trails.

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Snowmobile Safety

$12

with Michael Mayo

Calendar Jan 20, 2018 at 9 am

Learn how to properly operate and maintain a snowmobile. Laws and responsibilities, map and compass, environmental/landowner ethics, personal safety, first aid and survival skills will also be covered. Exam and 100% attendance required. For ages 10 and up. Youth under 16 must be accompanied by an adult throughout the course.  Saturday, January 20th, 9am-4pm.  Registration:  $12

Tai Chi

$60

with Chris O'Donnell

Calendar Jan 25, 2018 at 3:45 pm

Tai Chi is a form of exercise that combines breathing techniques and slow, deliberate movements intended to improve health and muscle tone.  Practicing Tai Chi can calm the mind, strengthen the body, and improve balance.  Let Chris be your guide as you work alongside her toward a more peaceful and flexible self.  Chris has been an active participant in Tai Chi for over 12 years at the L.A. Bushido Academy in Lewiston.  Thursdays, 3:45-4:45pm.

Yoga

$95

with Robyn Born

Calendar Jan 22, 2018 at 6:15 pm, runs for 16 weeks

We've all heard about the benefits of yoga for blood pressure, flexibility, muscle tone and strength, as well as improved respiration and energy.  This class uses a sequence of poses held for longer breath cycles to refine the posture of the body, mind and heart.  All levels are welcome.  Poses can be modified for different levels of fitness and experience.  Please bring a mat, water and a blanket.  16 weeks, Mondays beginning January 22, 2018 from 6:15-7:30pm.  Registration: $95

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