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Chinatown & The Dragon Boat Festival
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Chinatown & The Dragon Boat Festival

$99

with Chris Toy

Calendar Jun 9, 2019 at 7:15 am, runs for 1 week

Experience the flavors of Boston’s Chinatown with master chef Chris Toy! Enjoy a guided tour of Chinatown and explore the traditions, customs, and history of Chinese culture in Boston. Savor traditional Chinese Dim Sum at one of Chinatown’s oldest restaurants, where Chris and his family have been dining since before he could speak English! Don’t miss out on the action at the 40th Annual Boston Dragon Boat Festival on the Charles River! Get ready for dragon boat races, traditional arts and crafts, cultural performances and vendors, and the authentic flavors of Chinese culture! Make the most of your day in the city with international flavor! This trip is designed for active individuals who are comfortable walking long distances. Meals are not included in the cost of the trip, so please plan accordingly. Please dress appropriately for the weather; bring layers and comfortable walking shoes. Please bring snacks and water, sunscreen, and a sense of adventure! Transportation is included in the cost of the trip and will be provided by Amtrak and MBTA. This trip originates and ends in Freeport. Meals not included. Please call 236-7800, ext. 5 to sign up. Chris Toy is a lifelong teacher and learner. After a career as a school principal he traveled around the world as an educational consultant collecting recipes and stories from local cooks. As a registered Maine Guide and cooking instructor, Chris, teaches classes and leads trips for adult education, Now You’re Cooking, Stonewall Kitchens, and privately.

Driver’s Education
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Driver’s Education

$525

with Roy’s Driver & Rider Education

Calendar at 3 pm

Driver’s Education courses return to Camden Hills Regional High School in 2019, making it simpler for students and families to organize this important right of passage. This course meets the state required 30 hours of classroom lecture and 10 hours of driving time. Students must bring proof of birth date (such as a copy of a birth certificate or other ID) and a blue or black ink pen to the first class. Students must turn 15 before the first class. Date: Meets Mon/Tue/Thur for 10 classes Session 1: 2/4 - 3/4 (no class 2/18, 2/19, 2/21) Session 2: 4/1 - 4/29 (no class 4/15, 4/16, 4/18) Session 3: 5/6 - 5/28 Session 4: 6/3 – 6/24 Time: 3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Location: CHRHS Lecture Hall To register call Roy’s at 784-6245 or visit www.roysdriving.com

Gift Certificate
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Gift Certificate

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Buy a gift certificate for any amount or any class! Contact the office for more info at adult.education@fivetowns.net.

Golf for Beginners

$100

with Alex Plummer

Calendar May 23, 2019 at 1 pm, runs for 4 weeks

NOTE:  The first class will meet on Thursday, the remaining classes will meet on Friday.

This course will focus on how to begin playing the game of golf. Each week will cover a different aspect of the game from basic rules, formats of play, and history of the sport through a fourth week playing a nine hole round of golf. Along the way students will learn the mechanics of the golf swing, use of clubs, putting and chipping and be introduced to the variety of golf equipment and apparel that is essential to playing the game. At the end of the course students will feel confident in their game regardless of age, ability and physique. This class does not have a senior rate. Alex Plummer is a PGA apprentice studying to obtain his Class A certification. He has been involved in the golf business for 9 years, teaching golf for the past 4. He was an assistant at Goose River Golf Club before moving on to the Samoset as their first assistant professional. Currently he is in his second year as the head golf professional at Goose River Golf Club. Alex wants to introduce the great game of golf to as many people as he can.

Full Course
Maine Bucket List: Acadia National Park
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Maine Bucket List: Acadia National Park

$269

with Chris Toy

Calendar Oct 18, 2019 , runs for 1 week

Explore the best of Acadia with Registered Maine Guide (and master chef!) Chris Toy for an experience you won’t forget in one of America’s favorite national parks! Enjoy a weekend full of great food, great company, beautiful scenery, brisk outdoor adventures, personalized cooking lessons, and so much more - during peak foliage season! Weekend highlights include: Cadillac Mountain sunrise and hike, lunch at Jordan Pond House and Jordan Pond Loop Trail, sightseeing and photography opportunities along the Park Loop Road, shopping and dining in Bar Harbor, and cooking lessons with Chris (followed by two delicious, locally-sourced dinners)! This is one weekend adventure you won’t want to miss! The cost of the trip includes: 2 nights of lodging at a 6-bedroom AirBnB (shared rooms), park admission and vehicle passes (car-pool), 2 continental breakfasts, 2 dinners with cooking lessons from a professional chef, and guided hikes with a Registered Maine Guide. Lunches are not included in the cost of the trip. Transportation arrangements for car-pooling from Freeport in personal vehicles will be made in advance. Additional information and a pack list will be provided prior to the trip. This trip is designed for active individuals with a sense of adventure and a willingness to participate in group activities, i.e. shared accommodations and family-style meals. Space is limited - sign up soon! Please call 236-7800, ext. 5 to sign up.

Maine Bucket List: Baxter State Park
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Maine Bucket List: Baxter State Park

$199

with Chris Toy

Calendar Aug 23, 2019 , runs for 1 week

Join Registered Maine Guide (and master chef!) Chris Toy for an adventure-filled weekend at Baxter State Park! Explore the beauty of the Katahdin wilderness with hiking, canoeing, delicious meals (and gourmet camp cooking lessons!), campfires, photography opportunities, wildlife sightings, and so much more! Get away from it all and enjoy the simple pleasures of being off the grid! Don’t miss this chance to experience all that Maine’s northern wilderness has to offer! The cost of the trip includes: 3 nights of camping at a bunkhouse in the park; breakfast, lunch, and dinner for 3 days; guided hikes and canoe rentals. Transportation arrangements for car-pooling in personal vehicles will be made in advance. Additional information and a pack list will be provided prior to the trip. Tentative dates are August 23 - 26 (dates will be confirmed this spring). Space is limited - sign up soon!   Please call 236-7800, ext. 5 to sign up. Chris Toy is a lifelong teacher and learner. After a career as a school principal, he traveled around the world as an educational consultant collecting recipes and stories from local cooks. As a registered Maine Guide and cooking instructor, Chris, teaches classes and leads trips for adult education, Now You’re Cooking, Stonewall Kitchens, and privately.

Quebec - La Belle Province  in July
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Quebec - La Belle Province in July

$1,392

with Irene Marchenay

Calendar Jul 12, 2019 at 8 am

Coming in July 2019 – 4 Days in Quebec, Canada! Join adult ed for a wonderful trip to La Belle Province as you tour Montreal and Quebec City with tour leader Irene Marchenay. Irene, fluent in French, has led many trips to France and Quebec. The trip will include two nights at the Marriott Springhill Suites in Old Montreal and one night at the Best Western Plus Centre Ville Québec. Upon arrival, you will meet your Quebecois Prometour Tour Director who will remain with the group for the entire duration. The trip will include a cruise on the St. Lawrence River, a guided tour of Old Montreal, dinner at Restaurant du Vieux-Port and Creperie Chez Suzette, a guided walking tour of Old Quebec, a guided visit of the Huron Village, followed by a traditional 4 service meal, with many more sites in between. The price includes roundtrip motor coach transportation, associated ground transportation costs while in destination, 3 nights twin occupancy in quality hotels, 3 Breakfast(s) / 3 Dinner(s) (group menu), aforementioned visits, activities, tours and admissions, service of a dynamic bilingual Prometour Tour Director, applicable service fees, taxes and FICAV** contribution. Click here for full info.  Payment of $392 deposit can be made by credit card, cash, or check, but balance due must be made by check. Full payment must be received by May 14, 2019. NO refunds after May 22, 2019.

Strawbery Banke Historic Village and New Hampshire’s Premier Fall Festival
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Strawbery Banke Historic Village and New Hampshire’s Premier Fall Festival

$85

with Marlene Hall

Calendar Oct 5, 2019 at 8 am

Our annual fall trip will combine both the historic 10-acre living history museum of Strawbery Banke and the premier fall festival of New Hampshire in one location. Strawbery Banke offers visitors 300 years of history through its many restored buildings and the stories of the families who lived and worked there. Costumed role players, interpreters, and demonstrations by the numerous craftspeople in Strawbery Banke offer a day to be remembered by visitors enjoying the sights, sounds, and smells of an earlier time. New Hampshire's premier fall festival held on the grounds of the museum is a traditional New England country fair complete with demonstrations by a shoemaker, gun maker, canvas rigger, horner, tinsmith, quilters, and weavers to name some of the occupations you will observe. Livestock exhibits and demonstrations by a sheepherder, animal wrangler, shepherds and herding dogs, and a rabbit warden will complete the day. Be sure to add this to your fall must-see list!; Food and beverages are available at the Cafe located at the Welcome Center at Strawbery Banke or by taking a short walk into Portsmouth. Fee includes transportation and entrance to fair and exhibits. Meals are NOT included. Transportation provided by North East Charter and Tours. NO Refunds after 9/21. Departure from Camden Hills Regional High School 8:00 a.m., returning 9:00 p.m. Pickups at MVHS in Waldoboro and Great Salt Bay School in Newcastle, rest stop at Kennebunk Plaza and Park & Ride in Yarmouth. Transportation provided by Northeast Charter and Tours. Please call 236-7800, ext. 5 to sign up. Marlene Hall and Barbara Hendricks are well versed in travel and tours as they both lead local historical tours of the area for the American Cruise Lines and Heritage Tours. They have also lead charter coach tours to New York, Washington D.C. Pennsylvania, and Virginia, and since 2010 have lead travel and tour groups for Five Town CSD Adult & Community Education. Banke offers visitors 300 years of history through its many restored buildings and the stories of the families who lived and worked there. Costumed role players, interpreters, and demonstrations by the numerous craftspeople in Strawbery Banke offer a day to be remembered by visitors enjoying the sights, sounds, and smells of an earlier time. New Hampshire's premier fall festival held on the grounds of the museum is a traditional New England country fair complete with demonstrations by a shoemaker, gun maker, canvas rigger, horner, tinsmith, quilters, and weavers to name some of the occupations you will observe. Livestock exhibits and demonstrations by a sheepherder, animal wrangler, shepherds and herding dogs, and a rabbit warden will complete the day. Be sure to add this to your fall must-see list!; Food and beverages are available at the Cafe located at the Welcome Center at Strawbery Banke or by taking a short walk into Portsmouth. Fee includes transportation and entrance to fair and exhibits. Meals are NOT included. Transportation provided by North East Charter and Tours. NO Refunds after 9/21. Departure from Camden Hills Regional High School 8:00 a.m., returning 9:00 p.m. Pickups at MVHS in Waldoboro and Great Salt Bay School in Newcastle, rest stop at Kennebunk Plaza and Park & Ride in Yarmouth. Transportation provided by Northeast Charter and Tours. Please call 236-7800, ext. 5 to sign up. Marlene Hall and Barbara Hendricks are well versed in travel and tours as they both lead local historical tours of the area for the American Cruise Lines and Heritage Tours. They have also lead charter coach tours to New York, Washington D.C. Pennsylvania, and Virginia, and since 2010 have lead travel and tour groups for Five Town CSD Adult & Community Education.





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