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Old Orchard Beach/Saco Adult and Community Education



Recreation

Beginner Cribbage

$55

with Robert Nadeau

Calendar Oct 24, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Best game in the universe!

Traditionally played with two to four people, it may seem intimidating at first, but the basics are easy to learn. Join us for fun, relaxing evenings of cribbage as you learn the ins-and-outs of this popular board game. This is a beginner to advanced-beginner level class. Bring your own cribbage board, if you have one.

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 you!

Horse Handling 101

$75

with Mona Jerome

Calendar Oct 16, 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. Register through OOB/Saco Adult Ed only.

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.

Full Course

Modern Dowsing

$45

with Glendon Johnson

Calendar Sep 10, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 3 weeks

Water dowsing is one of the many ways that dowsing can be used in today's world. Locating well sites is only one use for dowsing. We will explore the various facets of dowsing and the tools used. If you have a pendulum or rods, please bring them with you. The instructor will provide practice tools and some will be available to purchase for $5.

Glen Johnson, a dowser for over 60 years, specializes in finding water, moving water veins, map dowsing and locating lost objects.

More Forest Foraging!

$49

with Louis Falank Jr

Calendar Oct 2, 2018 at 6:30 pm, runs for 3 weeks

Expanded class!

Join us and explore local foraging resources. Learn to identify trees and plants that are safe to eat. Discuss the different preparation methods to use for what you harvest. Cover seasonal calendars, harvesting methods and how to process trees and plants for food or general use. We will cook and process items based on what we are able to glean from our surroundings. Wear appropriate shoes and clothing, as we will go outside, rain or shine, and bring a notebook and writing utensil.

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.

Winter Activities

$25

with Louis Falank Jr

Calendar Oct 30, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Be prepared for fun!

Winter is a beautiful season with much to offer IF your prepared. Cover basic survival needs such as shelter, water, fire and food. Discuss options for creating your own survival kits for general use and winter needs. Explore traditional and modern recreational activities, how to find gear, informational resources, budgeting and time allowances along with favorites like snow shoeing, cross country skiing, ice fishing, and more!

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.





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