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Beginner Cribbage

$65

with Bob Nadeau

Calendar Mar 14, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 4 weeks

at Banded Horn Brewing Company

Traditionally played with 2 to 4 people, it may seem intimidating at first, but the basics are easy to learn. Join us for a fun, relaxed evening of cribbage, while you learn the ins-and-outs of this popular board game. This is a beginner to advanced-beginner level class. Boards will be provided for the evening, and beer or a nonalcoholic choice will be served. Registration is through OOB/Saco Adult Education only. Tuition includes 1 beverage per class.

Bob Nadeau has been playing the game of cribbage daily for 70 years! Throughout his lifetime he has taught many people how to play and is excited for the opportunity to teach a group of students.

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Beginner Golf Section I

$105

with Cooper Nadeau

Calendar Apr 30, 2018 at 4:30 am, runs for 4 weeks

Learn the technical aspects of the long and short game including full swings, chipping and putting, and general rules. You will be capable of playing on the golf course after this class. Clubs are provided or bring your own. Register early - this class fills fast! Registration is required through OOB/Saco Adult Ed.

Note: In case of rain, there will be an indoor rules and etiquette class at Dunegrass in the Pro Shop. You will be notified of weather cancellations and make up dates, if needed, by 3 PM the day of class. 

Required: A weekly ball fee of $4. Sneakers or golf shoes. No jeans or T-shirts allowed. Collared shirts required.

Cooper Nadeau, a graduate of Deering High, attended the David Leadbetter Academy at IMG in Bradenton, FL. He is passionate about teaching golf and is ready to help you improve your game.

Beginner Golf Section II

$105

with Cooper Nadeau

Calendar Apr 30, 2018 at 5:30 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Learn the technical aspects of the long and short game including full swings, chipping and putting, and general rules. You will be capable of playing on the golf course after this class. Clubs are provided or bring your own. Register early - this class fills fast! Registration is required through OOB/Saco Adult Ed.

Note: In case of rain, there will be an indoor rules and etiquette class at Dunegrass in the Pro Shop. You will be notified of weather cancellations and make up dates, if needed, by 3 PM the day of class.

Required: A weekly ball fee of $4. Sneakers or golf shoes. No jeans or T-shirts allowed. Collared shirts required.

Cooper Nadeau, a graduate of Deering High, attended the David Leadbetter Academy at IMG in Bradenton, FL. He is passionate about teaching golf and is ready to help you improve your game.

Cribbage for Beginners

$65

with Robert Nadeau

Calendar May 8, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 4 weeks

The best game in the universe!

Traditionally played with 2 to 4 people, it may seem intimidating at first, but the basics are easy to learn. Join us for a fun, relaxed evening of cribbage, as you learn the ins-and-outs of this popular board game while sipping delicious craft brew (or nonalcoholic beverage). This is a beginner to advanced-beginner level class. Bring your own cribbage board, if you have one. Registration is required through OOB/Saco Adult Ed. Tuition includes one beverage per session.

Bob Nadeau has been playing the game of cribbage daily for 70 years! Throughout his lifetime he has taught many people how to play and is excited for the opportunity to teach a group of students.

Forest Foraging

$25

with Louis Falank Jr

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

Start your own seasonal foraging calendar and learn to identify, harvest, process, store and use plants found at their different seasonal stages. Get an introduction to field guides and resource books as well as a trip outside. Try some foraged food samples that will help develop a list of tasty plants that you will want to eat!

Lou Falank Jr., owner of Mountain Bear Programs/Guide Service & instructor at Maine Primitive Skills School, has worked and volunteered with programs at camps and schools across ME, NY & PA.

Friction Fire

$25

with Louis Falank Jr

Calendar May 8, 2018 at 6:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Bowdrill & Handdrill Techniques

Cover fire starting material selection, craftsmanship and techniques. Working in a group, or individually, we will use knives and synthetic cord for practice and discuss and make natural and synthetic rope alternatives. The feeling you get when you create an ember and breathe life into a tinder bundle as it bursts into flame is a powerful experience. Tuition includes materials.

Lou Falank Jr., owner of Mountain Bear Programs/Guide Service & instructor at Maine Primitive Skills School, has worked and volunteered with programs at camps and schools across ME, NY & PA.

Horse Handling 101

$75

with Mona Jerome

Calendar Apr 17, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Learn to groom, lead and handle your assigned horse through basic ground exercises. Grow from the increasing bond of trust you build between you and your horse. Many life lessons can be learned through this relationship in and out of the barn! Burn calories, lower blood pressure, practice patience, leadership skills, self-relaxation and much more. Registration is required through OOB/Saco Adult Ed.

Required: Comfortable clothing to get dirty in and sturdy shoes. No open-toe shoes allowed.

Mona Jerome, owner/operator of Ever After Mustang Rescue in Biddeford, has worked with horses for 30+ years, specializing in Mustangs. She trained with numerous national horse trainers & volunteered at Bureau of Land Management adoption events.

Horse Leasing, Purchasing & Ownership

$39

with Jennifer Ann Hayes

Calendar May 29, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Leasing or owning a horse can be an amazing adventure! It can also be an experience that, at times, feels overwhelming and expensive. Explore the horse industry, what to look for in your ideal horse, the do’s and do not's when signing a lease, how to navigate sales ads, trainers, brokers & auctions; how & when to incorporate your veterinarian and when to sign on the dotted line or walk away. Handouts provided, bring a pen/notepad. Registration is required through OOB/Saco Adult Ed.

Jen Hayes has 20+ years experience in horse business settings focusing on management, leadership and program development. She is a strong advocate and values curriculum geared to meet the needs of the equine. She is a PATH-certified riding instructor and the Horse Program Director for Oceanwood.





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