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Beginner Drawing Fall 2018


with Suzette East

Calendar Sep 12, 2018 at 9 am, runs for 8 weeks

Drawing. A great class to learn and understand what the elements and principles of art have to do with realistic drawing. Using step by step "Simple Shape" methods to draw anything with ease. Suzette will supply reference material that she has created specially for this class. Materials need are an artist sketchbook, variety of B and H pencils, tortillions and kneaded erasers Class will get to experiment with other tools to see how to get the visual impact and have fun at the same time.

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Conversational French October Session Fall 2018
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Conversational French October Session Fall 2018


with Brigitte Gidman

Calendar Oct 23, 2018 at 5:30 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Have you been exposed to the French language already, but want to improve or refresh your skills? If you have a good French speaking base, this is the class for you. This is not a beginner class.

Choose from session 1 or session 2.

Session One TUE/THURS 9/11-10/18 5:30-7pm PHEC

Session Two TUE/THURS 10/23-12/4 (Skip 11/22 Thanksgiving) 5:30-7pm PHEC

Cord Cutting 101 DOVER Fall 2018


with Leah Gomes

Calendar Nov 2, 2018 at 12 pm, runs for 2 weeks

Ever thought about getting rid of cable or satellite TV because it was just too pricey? Well, you aren’t the only one! The internet has provided so many more options to help you get the content you want for less. So, if you have reliable wireless internet and are interested in cutting the cord, attend this class to learn how to navigate through all of the options so that you can cut cable TV and legally stream your content online, pay less, and still get your shows.

Choose from the following sessions:



TUES 9/11 & 9/18 5:30-7:30pm $20 DLC




FRI 11/2 & 11/9 12-2pm $20 PHEC

How to Store your Garden Bounty all Winter Fall 2018


with Mary Margaret Ripley

Calendar Nov 15, 2018 at 6:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Gardening is fun! Sure you can plant it, weed it, harvest it, and eat it… But the bounty of your garden doesn’t have to be gone with the leaves in the fall. Did you know that you could also store hardy vegetables in good condition for months of good eating well into wintertime? In this class, I will show you how we do it. Homegrown just tastes better, don’t you think? Mary Margaret Ripley and her family eat delicious produce from their farm year-round, thanks to 10 years of trial and error of growing and storing vegetables. She wants to help you learn how to do it, too!

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Intermediate French Fall 2018


with Brigitte Gidman

Calendar Nov 5, 2018 at 5:30 pm, runs for 5 weeks

Prerequisite: Beginner French with Brigitte Gidman This class will be a continuation of Beginner French. This class is for those who have attended Beginner French with Brigitte Gidman. Required textbook is “Learn French the Fast and Fun Way”. Purchase your own from Amazon (third edition or newer), or buy a used copy from PVAEC for $10.

Kringle Candle & Yankee Candle Bus Trip

Calendar Nov 17, 2018 at 6 am

Kringle Candle & Yankee Candle Bus Trip

An early morning start Departing from Orono, Bangor, Palmyra and Wells will take you to Bernardston, MA where you will have 3 hours to explore the Flagship Kringle Candle Store, visit the charming shops across the street and grab a bite to eat. At 3pm, you will be bussed over to Yankee Candle in Deerfield, MA (very close by) and will have 3 hours to explore that store as well as take part in their Christmas Tree lighting to kick off the Christmas Season. We will depart for home at 6 pm. Payment is due at time of registration and there will be no refunds after Nov. 2, 2018. This is a partnership with Cyr Bus Lines and the area Adult Education programs throughout Penobscot and Piscataquis Counties.

Sat., Nov. 17, 6:40 a.m. - 11:10 p.m. $79

6:00 a.m. Depart Orono

6:20 a.m. Depart Bangor Park & Ride

6:40 a.m. Depart Palmyra Walmart Parking Lot

8:40 a.m. Depart Kennebunk Rest Stop

9:20 a.m. Depart Wells

12:00 p.m. Arrive Bernardston, MA

3:00 p.m. Depart Kringle Candle Store, Bernardston, MA

3:05 p.m. Arrive Yankee Candle, Deerfield,MA

6:00 p.m. Depart for Home

8:30 p.m. Arrive Wells

8:40 p.m. Arrive Kennebunk Rest Stop

11:10 p.m. Arrive Palmyra

11:30 p.m. Arrive Bangor

11:50 p.m. Arrive Orono

MAGNET Arts and Crafts with Shirley SESSION 2018


with Shirley Groody

Calendar Nov 1, 2018 at 2 pm, runs for 4 weeks

We will paint an autumn landscape on a magnet.


Season's Greetings Paint and Mingle Fall 2018


with Gale Robinson

Calendar Dec 10, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Join Gale Robinson of Leaves & Blooms Greenhouse for one, two, three, or all four of the following paint nights! If you have never picked up a paintbrush, or you're an expert painter, you are welcome to attend. Please bring a hair dryer if you have one (to speed up the drying process). All supplies are included.

The Red Barn

October Sky

The Hunt *Choose from deer, bear, or moose stencil!

Season's Greetings

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