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Quincy Market Shopping


with Old Town Adult Education

Calendar May 12, 2018

Get your friends together and come join us for a one-day trip to the Boston on Saturday, May 12. The $79.00 fee will include roundtrip motor coach transportation to Quincy Market. Once there, you will have 6 hours to tour the City, visit historical sights, go shopping or dine at restaurants of your choice and at your leisure. You don’t have to worry about paying tolls, driving down and back or finding a parking spot in the city!

Space is very limited, so register early if you are interested.

Depart Yarmouth Park n Ride at TBA. Arrive in Boston at 11:30am. Depart Boston at 5:30pm

** No refunds after May 4th **

SAT Test Preparation


with Lisa Austin

Calendar Mar 1, 2018 at 2:30 pm, runs for 6 weeks

21 hours of instruction - Lisa Austin helps students achieve their best scores on the newly redesigned SAT while learning new ways to succeed in school. Far richer than standard test-prep programs, these classes help students learn critical thinking, decision analysis and high-value essentials of grammar and writing. It’s about the test but also offers students far more, from a teacher who has helped students at the nation’s top schools get great results. Austin is a veteran SAT teacher, a professional educator, and Harvard graduate with years of great results. Additional cost for textbooks.


Spring Beginner Essential Oils


with Andrea Harvey

Calendar May 2, 2018 at 6:30 pm

An evening of learning about the benefits of essential oils. You will learn how to use essential oils to replace items in your home that may contain ingredients you don’t want around your family. You’ll also learn to make gifts like sugar scrubs, hand sanitizer, whipped body butter or room spray. Additional $10 payable to instructor for make & take items

Substitute Teacher Training


with Stephanie Haskins

Calendar Jan 24, 2018 at 10 am

In the absence of a regular classroom teacher, substitutes help students learn subject matter and skills. Teaching provides an opportunity for learning and growth. Schools need educators who instill the love of learning in students. There is a need for compassionate, strong and dedicated individuals who are excited about working with children and young adults. Daily substitute teaching and long-term substitute teaching will be addressed. A certificate of completion will be granted at the conclusion of this class that participants can use when looking for future employment.

Terra Tour: McLaughlin Garden
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Terra Tour: McLaughlin Garden


with RSU 5 Community Programs

Calendar May 24, 2018 at 9 am

Celebrate spring with a tour of McLaughlin Garden: the most extensive collection of lilacs in New England! Discover two acres of beautiful gardens beneath a canopy of ancient trees with a guided tour during peak lilac season. After wandering through the gardens, enjoy an all-natural, locally-sourced lunch at Cafe Nomad. Spend the afternoon exploring Norway’s historic district - peruse art galleries, book shops, a specialty fiber arts and wine shop, the local bakery, and more! Spring is upon us, so let’s make the most of it! Garden tour and lunch included in cost. Please wear appropriate footwear for walking and dress in layers for the weather. Rain or shine.

Bus will stop at the Gray Park n Ride at 9:30am, Exit 63, for Gray-New Gloucester and Windham participants.

To register please call RSU 5 Community Programs at 865-6171 or visit

Tours of Flavors: Union and Appleton
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Tours of Flavors: Union and Appleton


with RSU 5 Community Programs

Calendar Jun 28, 2018 at 8:30 am

Fall in love with Midcoast Maine’s farm country and discover the hidden gems of Appleton and Union! They have it all, as far as local flavors go! Explore the rolling hills of Appleton: enjoy a tour of Glendarragh Lavender Farm, learn about making goat cheese at Appleton Creamery, and savor a mouth-watering, locally-sourced lunch at Deer Foot Farm Market. Next stop: Highcroft Farm! Discover the art of spinning and dyeing yarn (from resident sheep, goats, and angora rabbits!), tour the farm, gardens, and gift shop (featuring handmade goods, art and antiques). Last, but not least: Sweetgrass Winery in Union! Enjoy a wine tasting with scenic views of the Medomak Valley to fully appreciate the flavors of the region. Summer is on its way, so let’s celebrate in true Maine style! Lunch, wine tasting and tour included in cost. Please wear appropriate footwear for walking and dress in layers for the weather. Rain or shine. Please bring an insulated cooler bag if you plan to purchase grocery items at the farms. Depart from Freeport Community Services (back parking lot) at 8:30am - Return at 6:00pm To register please call RSU 5 Community Programs at 865-6171 or visit

Understanding Medicare


with Robert Harvey

Calendar Apr 4, 2018 at 6:30 pm

This presentation will discuss when you are eligible for Medicare benefits, the timeline to enroll for benefits without penalties, what Medicare covers and doesn’t cover, additional plans that are available and work in conjunction with Medicare and finally, briefly discuss the financial assistance options.

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Winter Canning


with Rachel Lyn Rumson

Calendar Jan 24, 2018 at 5 pm

Winter is a great time to can your frozen harvest. It warms up the kitchen and it humidifies the air. In this class, we will be making a no-fuss red sauce from frozen tomatoes and can it using the water bath canning method.

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