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Canning 101

$29

with Katherine McCarty

Calendar May 9, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

This hands-on food preservation workshop will teach you the basic steps for canning and freezing. Participants will receive a Preserving the Harvest food preservation packet, and learn recommended methods for preserving foods, the latest and safest recipes, about equipment to insure safety and how to check for properly sealed jars. Bring your own pressure canner dial gauge to class for a free accuracy test and a pot holder.

Kate McCarty, Food Preservation Community Educator at UMaine Cooperative Extension, served with the AmeriCorps VISTA program and has completed the Master Food Preserver Program.

Clutter-Free Living - Spring

$19

with Lisa Luken

Calendar May 22, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

in Six Simple Steps

Are you feeling overwhelmed and frustrated with too much stuff in your home and life? Do you wish you could just get organized? Get focused and take action using six SIMPLE steps to gain freedom from your stuff, allowing you to live a fuller life and do more of what you love.

Lisa Luken, a Simple Living Coach & Consultant, works with individuals to get focused and take action on the parts of their life that are not simple.

Cutting the Cable Cord - Spring

$39

with Kevin Neely

Calendar Jun 6, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 2 weeks

Save $ and increase your TV Options

Tired of spending hundreds of dollars for cable TV? Sure you get movies, sports and sitcoms that you can’t get for free with an antenna, or can you? What is Docis 3.0 and why should you care? How do you set up your network for this technology? What exactly can you save on your TV bill each month? Many cable cutters experience increased options at much more affordable prices. Learn what steps to take to explore this new option in entertainment. Look at streaming companies like Hulu, FuboTV, SlingTV, Netflix, Amazon, MLB, NFL, NBA and more that cater to the needs of this new consumer clientele. Come join us and see for yourself.

Note: Dates have changed due to weather cancellations in winter programs (was 5/30-6/6).

Kevin Neely has spent 30+ years helping people with computer technology. His career of helping adults learn and be comfortable with technology has taken him throughout North and South America, Europe and Australia.

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Dealing with Common Garden Pests & Weeds

$19

with Robert W Moody Jr

Calendar Apr 24, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Identify and treat!

Insects are our friends and our enemies! Today's gardeners know some chemicals that eliminate bugs and weeds in your garden can be environmentally treacherous for people, pets and beneficial insects and are expensive and take time to apply. Prevent weed and insect infestations, safely control populations of unwanted weeds or insects that have reached the threshold for action, and gain control over threats to your flowers, trees, shrubs and vegetables.

Rob Moody has extensive knowledge from nursery development & landscape design to irrigation installation & engineering. He has worked at Moody's Nursery for 35+ years and was President of MELNA.

Estate Planning

$25

with Martin C Womer, Esq.

Calendar May 8, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Documents That You Should Have - What Seniors and Their Families Need to Know!

Each of us needs a Last Will and Testament, a Durable Power of Attorney, an Advance Health Care Directive and a HIPAA Authorization. Learn the purpose and significance of each of these documents and get your questions answered.

Martin C Womer, Esq. is a partner/member of the Maine Center for Elder Law, LLC in Kennebunk. He assists clients with MaineCare planning and applications, VA Pension eligibility, estate planning, guardian and conservatorships, and trust and estate settlement.

Fundamentals of Investing

$9

with Heather A Levasseur, AWMA, RP

Calendar Jun 5, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

How, What, When and Where?

Whether you are experienced or just starting out, this class will be helpful in maintaining or building a solid financial foundation. With so many investment choices available, it is important to understand them, how they can help you reach your long-term goals and the importance of simply getting back to the basics.

Heather Levasseur, a graduate of UME, currently holds Accredited Wealth Management Advisor and Registered Paraplanner designations through the College for Financial Planning. In the financial services industry since 1994 she has a background in team management, marketing, client budgeting, and investment planning.  

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Green Cleaning

$39

with Amanda Kimball

Calendar May 22, 2018 at 6:30 pm, runs for 1 week

with Essential Oils

Easy on your wallet and effective against bacteria! Make and take home an all-purpose cleaner, dusting spray, glass cleaner and foaming hand soap. Leave with a list of ingredients and supplies to have on hand, the best essential oils for cleaning and the properties that make them so effective, and various articles & educational materials. Tuition includes materials.

Amanda Kimball has been studying the use of essential oils for years, creating homemade products ranging from therapeutic body care to toxic-free household cleaners.

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MaineCare Eligibility, Benefits & Estate Recovery

$25

with Martin C Womer, Esq.

Calendar May 22, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

What Seniors and Their Families Need to Know!Learn the eligibility requirements for MaineCare long-term (nursing home) care benefits and MaineCare estate recovery. Discover how an individual, married or single, becomes eligible and how, in general terms, to become eligible without unnecessarily impoverishing the spouse or losing one’s life savings.

Martin C Womer, Esq. is a partner/member of the Maine Center for Elder Law, LLC in Kennebunk. He assists clients with MaineCare planning and applications, VA Pension eligibility, estate planning, guardian and conservatorships, and trust and estate settlement.

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