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with Lisa Elliott

Calendar Mar 1, 2021 at 4:30 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Zumba Gold is a lower-intensity version of the typical Zumba class and was designed to meet the anatomical, physiological and psychological needs of adults.  

This class will meet for six weeks completely online via a Zoom.  Join in for some great music and exercise disguised as dancing!

A Taste of Downeast Cooking



Calendar Mar 1, 2021 at 6 pm, runs for 10 weeks

This class will be a combination of food preserving, making jellies with flowers around you, trying new recipes, and preparing traditoinal or "old fashion" recipes. This class can be guided with student input!

Exercise Science and Nutrition: “Weighing Your Options”


with Sue Dow

Calendar Mar 1, 2021 at 6 pm, runs for 10 weeks

Come join this fantastic class that will focus on nutritional, mental, physical and emotional health.  Build personal confidence and surround yourself with a supportive group. There will be a weekly confidential weigh in time followed by a short nutritional goal to work towards for the next week.  We will spend the remainder of the class exercising.  We will be participating in walking, low-impact movement following an exercise video and weights.  Each participant will set their own goals to work towards.  Please bring a water bottle, an exercise mat/blanket and small hand held weights (3-5 lbs.) and a positive attitude.  


All COVID protocols will be followed as outlined in the MSAD #37 Return to School plan.

Full Course

Designing Your Quilt with a Preprinted Panel



Calendar Mar 2, 2021 at 5:30 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Using a pre-printed panel, you will design your own quilt. The instructor will teach you how to plan your own design using tried and true quilt methods and blocks.  You will be able to pick your pre-printed panel. The picture here is for demonstration purposes only.

Fabric requirements-one pre-printed panel and your imagination.

**You have the choice of participating in this class in-person at Narraguagus or attend ONLINE via Zoom.***

For more information, please contact Faye Hodgkins (546-7196 or


Landscape Painting



Calendar Mar 2, 2021 at 6 pm, runs for 7 weeks

Paint that landscape or seascape painting you’ve always wanted to paint!  Choose from an oil painting class project or you can paint an oil or watercolor painting of a favorite photo, clipping etc. The class is flexible. The cost of materials for oils is $20 per painting, $15 if you bring your own paper towels and odorless thinner.  For watercolor, bring your own supplies.   At least one painting will be completed, more if participants desire.  Other possible projects, if there is time and interest include; how to draw, pen and ink, mosaics, gift card and gift tag making and many more. You decide.  Never painted before? No worries. I will walk you through step by step.

This class may be taken more than once. The class meets at Blessingscapes Gallery, 377 Saco Rd, Columbia.  All COVID Safety protocols will be followed.

*The picture above does not dictate the painting you will be completing.  You have choice!!

Cooking Matters


with Healthy Acadia

Calendar Mar 3, 2021 at 5 pm, runs for 6 weeks

This class will cover basic nutrition information regarding topics about shopping on a budget, eating more whole grains, meal planning, and going over MyPlate food guide. There is always a hands on cooking component for each session! All participants receive a cookbook and a $10 Hannaford gift card at the end of the series!

Introduction to Welding



Calendar Mar 3, 2021 at 6 pm, runs for 8 weeks

This welding class covers the basics and is for the do-it-yourself welder. Students learn about the different welding processes (oxy-acetylene, stick, M.I.G. and T.I.G.) and get hands-on experience with those techniques. See how the characteristics of metal change as we weld them, i.e. heat treating. Safety is a priority and students are instructed in safety procedures.  This class will earn you a certificate of completion; please note that this is not an industry recognized certificate, but the instructor will provide information on testing for certifications.  Students should plan on purchasing a welding jacket gloves and eye protection by the first class. Suggested stores are AirGas (Bangor and online), Matheson Gas (Bangor and online) or through Amazon.  All metal supplies and helmets will provided.

Full Course




Calendar Mar 29, 2021 at 5 pm, runs for 6 weeks

The new yoga stream will be six weeks and each class will repeat the sequence of postures so that students have an opportunity to fine-tune each posture-flow-transition and learn the sequence to practice on one’s own, if desired. The instructor will offer modifications to make the practice accessible to a wide range of abilities. We will end each class with a blissful relaxation/savasana. Be ready to push your edge and develop confidence in your ability to move, grow, stretch and breathe to your heart’s content. 

No class on 4/19/2021.

Students will need a yoga mat. Yoga blocks 3"x6"x9" suggested, but not required.

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