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CPR and First Aid Classes at Maine Coast Memorial Hospital

ELLSWORTH, Maine — American Heart Association Heart Saver CPR and First Aid Training classes are being offered at Maine Coast Memorial Hospital. The  CPR class will be held from 5:30 to 9 p.m. Monday, Feb. 27, for a fee of $40 and First Aid Training will be held from 5:30 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. [...]

Grant helps schools visit UMaine Farm and Home Museum

ORONO, Maine — The Page Farm and Home Museum at the University of Maine has received a grant from the William and Joan Alfond Foundation to support field trip experiences, to the Farm and Home Museum, for elementary and secondary school groups in Southern Penobscot, Piscataquis, Somerset, Waldo, Washington, and Hancock counties.  Schools are eligible [...]

WRITERS’ WORKSHOPS AVAILABLE WITH ADULT ED

ROCKPORT, Maine  — Join author Nancy Griffin (“Making Whoopies: The Official Whoopie Pie Book” and “Maine 101”) for a trio of evening workshops covering topics writers need to be knowledgeable about in the areas of researching, editing and publishing. The first class on Feb. 8, will help you get from that brilliant idea you have [...]

Looking for Men Who Cook

DEER ISLE, Maine – Seamark Community Arts will hold its 8th annual “Men Who Cook” fundraising dinner from 5:30 to 7 p.m.  Saturday, March 10, in the gymnasium of the Deer Isle-Stonington High School, located at 251 Deer Isle Road. Men of all ages will showcase their favorite recipes or new creations, working individually or [...]

Earn your UMaine MSW via distance education

BELFAST, Maine — The University of Maine and the Hutchinson Center branch will help working professionals earn your UMaine Master’s in Social Work degree in the social work field who want to bring their career to the next level. Starting in September 2012, the UMaine Master of Social Work  program will be extended  to Presque [...]

Office of the Secretary of State presents the Sesquicentennial for Schools Program

AUGUSTA, Maine — As part of Maine’s commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the beginning of America’s Civil War, the Office of the Secretary of State has created the Sesquicentennial For Schools Program, presented by State Archivist, David Cheever. The intent of the program is to help Maine students get a better understanding of the [...]

WILD PLANTS IN WINTER CLASS IN ADULT ED

ROCKPORT, Maine — Learn how to identify herbaceous wild plants in winter with registered Maine Guide and Naturalist Gary Roberts. Using field guides and plant keys you will be taught how to identify woody trees, shrubs and other plants by observing silhouette, bark, twigs and evergreen leaves. The middle class will be an outdoor walk [...]

Informational sessions on UMaone Onward beginning Feb. 21

ORONO, Maine — The Onward program at the University of Maine will hold informational sessions from 2:30 to 4 p.m. on Tuesdays, Feb. 21, March 20, and April 17, at 125 East Annex, on the Orono campus. Created in 1970 for students who might not able to attend college for academic or economic reasons, the [...]

Conversation Partner Training for Volunteers: Travel the World Locally through Cultural Exchanges

ORONO, Maine — Adults from around the world want to improve their conversational English. A new English Conversation Program coordinates pairings between local English language learners and volunteer partners to improve conversational English and encourage cultural exchanges. This training is ideal for those interested in different cultures. A weekly commitment (1-2 hours) with a conversation [...]