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Pickleball 1.8.20
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Pickleball 1.8.20


with Staff Midcoast Recreation

Calendar Jan 8, 2020 at 9 am, runs for 4 weeks
Come try your hand at one of the fastest growing sports in the country - Pickleball. Pickleball is a racquet sport that combines elements of badminton, tennis and table tennis. This weekly clinic will be held on the tennis courts at MRC and will consist of general instruction and open play. This class does not have a senior rate.

Jewelry - Beveled Stone or Sea Glass Rings for Advanced Beginners 1.8.20


with Karyl Brown

Calendar Jan 8, 2020 at 5 pm, runs for 2 weeks

You will learn the practices for silversmithing a bezeled stone set ring from torch use and stone setting to finishing techniques. You will also learn how to cut, solder and shape a perfectly fit silver bezel from soldering the bezel to a handmade silver back plate, then to a handmade shank. These simple techniques will deliver professional results and you will enjoy a ring that showcases your new skills. For the first class please bring your own sea glass or beach stone you would like to use. The instructor will review your stone to make sure it will work and allow her to bring the appropriate supplies for the second class. Materials fee of $30, payable to the instructor on the first night.

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Saving Your Family History - a Course Designed for Seniors Series 1 Winter


with Lena Faber

Calendar Jan 8, 2020 at 5:30 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Transform your photos and diaries into modern form for future generations! The current generation of seniors are the first and last generation who hold the very first photos of the era when mass photography took off. Tell the real history behind your photos. In this class, we will take your precious memories and learn the easiest ways to do this. In Series 1, you'll learn the basics of technology - scanning, using a flash drive, dealing with public computers, transferring things to your own device, and editing photos. It’s easier than you think, and doable at any age! Your grandchildren will thank you!

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Fundamentals of Art - Color and Design 1.9.20


with Barbra Bragg

Calendar Jan 9, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Together we will explore how Design organizes form and shapes the function and meaning of 2-dimensional ideas.  The objective principles of Color will be investigated.  The concepts of composition, line, shape, value, pattern and negative space will be presented and developed into individual creative projects.

Knitting - Next Level


with Tina Casteris

Calendar Jan 9, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 4 weeks

This class is for Advanced Beginners who want to improve their knitting skills and complete a more advanced project. This class is for Advanced Beginners who want to improve their knitting skills and complete a more advanced project. You will have your choice of making a cabled hat, a lace hat, or a colorwork hat. Topics covered will include: • Recognizing the difference between the knit stitch and the purl stitch, and how to tell if the stitches are oriented correctly on the needle • Recognizing errors and how to fix them • Pattern reading, abbreviations, and charts • Different techniques for casting on, increasing and decreasing stitches, and binding off; and knowing when it’s best to use each one • Easy lace, cables, and colorwork • Seaming and finishing Some suggested projects for this class can be found here: Jason’s Cashmere Hat (cables): Perky Little Hat: Finlandia Hat (lace): Sheep Love Hat (colorwork):

Mention this class at The Cashmere Goat in Camden to receive a discount on supplies.

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Magic Lessons


with Rick Bernard

Calendar Jan 9, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 4 weeks
Have you ever watched a magician and thought WOW! HOW did he do that?? Magic is an art that fosters immediate intrigue and fascination. No matter where you are - at work, at home, with adults, or with children - the effect of a brilliant trick is incomparable. This class will offer participants an opportunity to learn simple, but very effective tricks and routines using ordinary, commonly found objects, including rope, coins, cards, glasses, corks, tissues, paper and pencils. You are guaranteed to have loads of fun in this class! Resources for individuals interested in more sophisticated magic will also be shared. No prior knowledge of magic is required.

Microsoft Excel 2016 - Basics


with Dorothy Prescott

Calendar Jan 9, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Widely used in office settings, knowledge of Excel 2016 will enhance employment possibilities. This course teaches the basic setup and use of spreadsheets to new users, or can be taken by Excel users wishing to refresh their skills. Included are editing and formatting of cells and the use of basic formulas.

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Medicare 101 - January


with Anna Moorman Jo-Ann Neal

Calendar Jan 13, 2020 at 5:30 pm

Come get your questions answered, including: What does Medicare cover? What does Medicare NOT cover? When can I enroll in Medicare? What is a Medicare Advantage plan? What is a Medicare Supplement plan?

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