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Old Orchard Beach/Saco Adult and Community Education



Family, Home & Garden

DIY Tree Care

$19

with Robert W Moody Jr

Calendar Sep 27, 2020 at 10 am, runs for 1 week

Trimming and Pruning

Trimming and pruning is an ongoing process for the life of your tree, saving money and giving you a healthier, easier-to-maintain tree. Get the keys to pruning coniferous and deciduous trees, perform inspections and learn what to look for and when to prune. Proper cutting angles, how much to cut, caring for cuts, personal safety and tools for tree care will be covered.

Required: Masks and physical distancing.

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.

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Recycling from Bin to Bale - Live Online

$9

with Vanessa Berry

Calendar Oct 6, 2020 at 6:30 pm, runs for 1 week

What happens to your stuff after you put it out on the curb or take it to the dump? Take a guided virtual tour through ecomaine’s Single Sort Recycling Facility and learn where away really is! See how we sort your soup cans and laundry bottles, and learn why wish-cycling is costing you money. Bring any questions you have about recycling, including examples of items you want answers about. Registration closes at noon the 1st day of class.

Note: Need to get comfy with online classes? For more info visit https://oobsaco.maineadulted.org/online-classes/

Vanessa Berry holds a BS in Elementary Education from UMaine Farmington where she was part of their Sustainable Campus Coalition. She joined the ecomaine team in August 2018, as an Environmental Educator.

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Retirement Income Planning - Live Online

$5

with Scott Whytock

Calendar Oct 7, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Maximize your retirement income, prepare strategies to protect your savings, learn ways to maximize your social security benefits and more. Discuss why you need a personalized retirement plan that achieves your goals, what risks are impacting your plan and the importance of making sound choices as you move through retirement. Please have a pen and notepad available. Registration closes at noon the 1st day of class.

Note: Need to get comfy with online classes? For more info visit https://oobsaco.maineadulted.org/online-classes/

Scott Whytock, Certified Financial Planner, has been an investment advisor for 10+ years helping clients with investments, insurance, tax planning, estate planning and how all these issues impact you and your family.

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Wish-cycling & How it Harms - Live Online

$9

with Vanessa Berry

Calendar Nov 5, 2020 at 6:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Wishful recycling, or wish-cycling, happens when you put it in your recycling bin hoping the facility will sort it out and recycle the material. Despite good intentions, those items do more harm than you might think. Learn about ecomaine’s recycling process and how wish-cycling has created a global problem for the recycling industry. Bring any questions you have about recycling including items you want answers about. Registration closes at noon the 1st day of class.

Note: Need to get comfy with online classes? For more info visit https://oobsaco.maineadulted.org/online-classes/

Vanessa Berry holds a BS in Elementary Education from UMaine Farmington where she was part of their Sustainable Campus Coalition. She joined the ecomaine team in August 2018, as an Environmental Educator.

Buying Your First Home - Live Online

$30

with Lelah Sullivan

Calendar Nov 14, 2020 at 9 am, runs for 1 week

This ME hoMEworks class, offered as a Zoom webinar, covers the process of buying a home: making the decision, budgeting for homeownership, building credit, mortgage approval, choosing your realtor, inspections, insurance, the closing process, energy efficiency and avoiding predatory lenders. Learn about down payment and closing cost assistance available to first-time homebuyers, veterans and others.

Earn a Certificate of Completion required for certain mortgage programs, including USDA, ME State Housing Authority and other lenders. Free individualized counseling is available following the class. Please have pen and notepad available. Registration closes at noon on 11/12.

Required: You must respond to the email from YCCAC to finalize registration in order to take the class.

Note: Register the person you are buying your home with at the time of your registration and get a $10 rebate.

Note: Need to get comfy with online classes? For more info visit https://oobsaco.maineadulted.org/online-classes/

Lee Sullivan has experienced the home-buying process multiple times and successfully redeveloped several bank-owned residential properties. She is a HUD and hoMEworks-certified housing counselor and homebuyer educator.





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