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Sanford Community Adult Education

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Alternative Dispute Resolution (Mediation) Certificate 8/26


with Center for Legal Studies

Calendar Aug 26, 2019 , runs for 7 weeks

Become a mediator.  Review the growth and applications of settlement options in the United States.  Learn both traditional and non-traditional dispute resolution options.  Mediation is geared for all professionals who are focused on "interest-based bargaining."  Take the mystery out of settlement processes, focus on reaching reasonable solutions for government, business and personal disputes, and divorce settlement mediation.  Books: $100



American Sign Language One


with Kandyleigh Provencher

Calendar Sep 25, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 6 weeks

ASL One is fun! Designed for beginners and those who took ASL many years ago. Learn basic vocabulary for introduction, colors, food, family and basic directions. Not required, but an ASL dictionary is helpful. New vocabulary and assignment/activities will be handed out each class.


American Sign Language Two


with Kandyleigh Provencher

Calendar Nov 6, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 6 weeks

ASL Two is even more fun - a continuation of ASL One. Learn more vocabulary in sentence structure for travel, animals, home environment and school. Vocabulary and assignments/activities will be handed out each class.

No class on 11/27.


Aromatherapy Make & Take: Lip Balm & Holiday Spray


with Cindy Simon

Calendar Dec 3, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Learn about the healing properties of essentials oils, make an aromatherapy holiday scented spray for all sorts of uses and create a moisturizing lip balm. Oils include a wide variety to calm, heal, energize, de-stress, help with chronic pain, uplift mood, cleanse, inspire, purify, balance and more.  A $5 materials fee is payable to instructor in class.



Artist Mentorship


with Kristin Fitzpatrick

Artists will work closely with their mentor to establish technical, conceptual, and professional goals. This customized program is intended for artists seeking to advance their artistic practice. Overcome your artistic obstacles; whether they be speaking about, making, presenting, or selling your artwork. Your goals + areas of concentration (medium) will determine which mentor you are paired with. With your mentor, you will co-create a self-designed program; addressing your practice, process, and aesthetic barriers. When necessary, mentors will provide medium specific demonstrations and constructive criticism of both process + product. Mentorship can take place at Arts Afire Studio or another agreed upon location. For rates and more information, please contact Kristin Fitzpatrick:  207-608-8738

Basic Machine Tool


with Joseph Bolduc

Calendar Sep 17, 2019 at 5:30 pm, runs for 10 weeks

No prerequisites! Come get your feet wet with basic machining! We'll introduce lathes, milling machines, grinding, precision measurement, inspections, safety and many general machine shop processes.


Basketball for Everyone!


with Lewis Fink

Calendar Sep 17, 2019 at 7 pm, runs for 14 weeks

Bring your friends and work out on the court as you enjoy friendly competition shooting hoops!

$3 per night payable to instructor at class.

No class on 10/29.


Beginner Acrylic Pour 10/5


with Tara Finlay

Calendar Oct 5, 2019 at 11:30 am, runs for 1 week

Learn the hottest trend in DIY abstract art! We'll learn what paints work best and what to avoid, as well as the various mediums to mix the paint with for pouring. The instructor will demonstrate mixing paint and two ways of pouring. You'll chose one and make a gorgeous piece of art on an 8x10 canvas. Anyone can do this with the right materials - absolute beginners to experienced fine artists new to pouring will benefit from this class. The instructor will provide a container for you to transport your wet painting home in. A $30 materials fee is payable to instructor the night of class.



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