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STAR WARS 101

$99

with Rob Underwood

Calendar Next available session starts Mar 3, 2021 at 6 pm, runs for 8 weeks

STAR WARS is a multi -generational phenomenon…From those adults and children who watched the first movie in May of 1977, to the children growing up watching the animated series today, STAR WARS is embedded in our society. This course examines the saga in depth, as well as its influence on pop culture. Whether you are are a hard-core fan or have never seen any Star Wars movies, this class is for you. It’s a place to celebrate everything Star Wars! Have you ever wanted to know more about how all the stories connect, but haven’t had the time? Let’s take a deeper dive together to expand your knowledgeable on the subject! Watching each movie prior to the class is preferred, but not required. Every night also has a theme that will be explored in conjunction with the films.

Wednesdays, 6 - 8 PM, Mar 3 - Apr 28 (no class April 21), $99

Adult Show & Tell: Building Community during COVID

$59

with Michaela Flanders

Calendar Next available session starts Mar 4, 2021 at 6:30 pm, runs for 12 weeks

What three objects in your home have the most significance? If yesterday was a news headline, what would it sound like? Who should get priority for COVID treatment? Tackle a broad range of questions in an intergenerational group that takes a participatory approach to studying local community values and fighting COVID loneliness.

Social Justice Dialogue

$79

with Michaela Flanders

Calendar Next available session starts Mar 4, 2021 at 8 pm, runs for 12 weeks

This class will take a participatory, intergroup dialogue-based approach to examining the significance of race, gender, class, sexuality, ability, and religion, both  as it shapes our identities and as it relates to community/ national life. Strategies for building equity will be created and shared.

#bethedifference

The World of Ballet

$109

with Michaela Flanders

Calendar Next available session starts Mar 6, 2021 at 9 am, runs for 12 weeks
1 additional session on Mar 9, 2021

Calling ballet aficionados and those who who have always been fascinated!  Each class will include beginner-level ballet exercises and creative movement activities, followed by a time to view and discuss professional performances, and learn about everything from ballet history to the mechanics of pointe shoes.

PLEASE NOTE: There is no class over April Vacation 4/17 and 4/24

Monarch Butterfly

Free

with Jeanie Dominguez

Calendar Next available session starts Mar 11, 2021 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Learn about Monarch butterflies behaviors/migration, the Monarch life cycle which can only occur on a milkweed plant of which there are many varieties, caring for the seedlings until late spring, and transplanting them into the garden in a place where they will thrive. The Monarch butterfly will only lay eggs on a milkweed plant. When the caterpillars hatch they will only survive by eating the leaves of the milkweed.

Google Tips, Tricks and Guidance

$49

with Daniela Ottaiano

Calendar Next available session starts Mar 16, 2021 at 3 pm, runs for 5 weeks

In this class you will learn about Google products: Google Docs, Gmail, and Google Sheets, as well as search engine tips, and Chrome extensions.

#bethedifference

Be a Hero! Be a Foster Parent!

Free

with Stephanie Eklund

Calendar Next available session starts Mar 18, 2021 at 6 pm

Did you know that YOU could be the life-changing person for a child here in Maine?  Yes, YOU can become a foster or adoptive parent!  Come learn about the licensing process and the different ways you can help Maine children. There is a special need for people who can care for infants, sibling groups, and adolescents, while also supporting the reunification process. There are also over 100 children waiting to find a forever family.  Join us for this informational meeting and take that very first step to becoming a resource family.

Thursday, 6 - 7:30 PM,  Mar 18, FREE

Adulting: Life Skills Seminars

Free

with Hannah Robertson and Guests

Calendar Next available session starts Mar 20, 2021 at 10 am

Teens and young adults (ages 13 - 25) are invited to join Hannah and her special guests to learn skills in topics that include automotive maintenance and repair (oil change, tire change, topping off fluids), home management (financial literacy, basic first aid, sewing), cooking (basic recipes, staples, healthy eating), gardening (flowers, veggies, fruit trees), and politics (local, state, federal, how they work, how to participate).

Adulting: Life Skills Seminars are FREE of charge and held monthly on a Saturday, from 10 - 11:30 AM, at the Acton Public Library (35 H Rd, Acton, ME) and virtually (via Zoom).





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