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Houseplant Basics


with Amy Hatch

Calendar Apr 4, 2024 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

With April comes the anticipation of Spring! Do you have trouble keeping plants alive? Maybe they need more sunlight, more water - or LESS! Our plant-loving friend, Amy, will share tips on caring for your houseplants or choosing plants that would be a good fit for your space. She is a plant lover with a green thumb - known to even sprout plants from produce in her fridge or pantry! The basics of watering, feeding, potting, sunlight and placement will all be covered. Bring your questions!

Photo credit: Amy's sunroom

Adulting 102 - Money Grows


with Steve Kautz

Calendar Apr 10, 2024 at 6:30 pm

So, you're on a budget, managing a bank account, and wondering about the next steps in your financial journey.  In Adulting 102, we will look at the differences between saving and investing, and if you are ready to invest, how to get started.  Other topics will include protecting your assets (insurance), advanced budgeting, and understanding the role economics plays in our financial life.  Join Steve Kautz, Financial Education Programs Specialist from the Finance Authority of Maine for this 1-hour virtual workshop as you take the next steps into adulting.  FREE, but you must register to get the ZOOM link.

Estate and Long-Term Care Planning


with James Pross, Esq.

Calendar Apr 24, 2024 at 5:30 pm

The time to plan is now! Should you have a Power of Attorney? What should you consider when drafting a will, making gifts, or transferring assets? Sometimes our actions can have unintended consequences. Laws, regulations, and healthcare issues surrounding the elderly are complicated. Come learn the facts and what to consider as you plan for the future. Jim is an attorney from the Elder Law Offices of Kienitz & Pross, PA.

Full Course

Medicare 101


with Kerry Faria, Seniors Plus

Calendar Apr 25, 2024 at 6 pm

Part A, Part B, C and D? It can all be so confusing! Which one covers what and how do you know what you need? If you are turning 65 soon, this Seniors Plus class is for you! Join Community Services Specialist, Kerry Faria, as she focuses on Medicare to help you sort everything out in order to make informed decisions!  Free, but you must pre-register.

Learn to Crochet


with Donna Marshall

Calendar May 1, 2024 at 6 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Crochet is more than doilies! If you can think it, you can probably find a pattern & make it! Donna learned to crochet & knit as a teen; now she pursues her passion for crochet in retirement and loves to share the skill with others. In this 4-week session, you will learn: basic techniques & stitches and how to read and choose a pattern. You will work on an individual project and we will troubleshoot any problems that may come up. Bring a G, H, or J crochet hook & a skein of 4-ply Acrylic yarn from Walmart. Let the fun begin! Four sessions, Wednesdays May 1 through May 22.

Full Course

iPhone/iPad - Next Steps


with Tanya Vanasse, RSU16 Tech Support

Calendar May 29, 2024 at 6 pm

For the iPhone or iPad user who wants to learn more about what it can do. This class will share info and tips on functionality as well as a few different ‘apps’ if time allows. Bring your questions to class! Tanya has over 20 years of technology experience and loves to teach new skills to others. 

Career & Workforce Exploration


with Suzette Moulton, CCSP

START ANYTIME!  Are you thinking about career options? Let us help you get to know yourself better! Suzette, our Certified Career Services Provider, will guide you through self-exploration - including career values, interest assessments, and even your search for a college or training program that meets your needs. Open to all future-minded youth and adults who are exploring workforce and training or education. Please call 345-3217 for an appointment. Registration: 4-week session, $50. Free to unemployed tri-town residents.

Email Basics


with Suzette Moulton

Everyone asks for your email address these days! Do you need help navigating the whole email process? In this class, you will create an email address for yourself and learn the basics of sending and receiving messages. Practice opening, replying and forwarding email so you can communicate with friends, family and professionals. Start anytime! Please call for an appointment. Registration: four 1-hour sessions $40. 

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