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Wells-Ogunquit Adult Community Education

Personal Enrichment

12 Sprays of Christmas - NEW


with Colleen Fahy

Calendar Dec 13, 2018 at 6 pm

It’s beginning to smell a lot like Christmas season. There are some smells that remind you of the holidays… spices apples,peppermint, and fur tress. You will want to have these smells in your house especially when friends and family are visiting and sharing holiday cheer. Instructor: Colleen Fahy has working with essential oils and wants to share her experiences with you. She is excited to havethe benefits of essential oils in supporting healthy cell function, anchoring healthy biochemistry and promoting physical andemotional detox.


A Library of Hand Bound Books- New


with Gayle Fitzpatrick

Calendar Oct 4, 2018 at 10 am, runs for 3 weeks

In this class, students will create six book structures: a simple pamphlet book, a Japanese stab bound book, a basic coolex, a hard cover accordion book, flutter books and a hard cover book with signatures sewn on tapes. Class will focus on techniques, structures, tools, materials and processes. A materials fee of $8.00 will be paid directly to the instructor. INSTRUCTOR: Gayle Fitzpatrick studied Fine Arts, Art Education and Art History at Massachusetts College of Art, Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, and studied traditional Japanese papermaking with Tsuneo Naito and at the Penland School of Crafts, in North Carolina. She currently teaches art, printmaking and drawing at Kittery Community Education and Noble Adult Education.


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A Night in the Museum


with Lynne Longworth

Calendar Dec 20, 2018 at 2:45 pm

This is an evening event at the Isabella Gardner Museum where you will enjoy art and live music. The court yard will be decorated for the holiday season. The trip leaves promptly at 2:45pm Thursday December 20th , 2018 from Wells High School. Transportation and entrance fee are included on your fee. Dinner and refreshments are available for purchase. The event is from 5:00 to 9:00 PM, plenty of time to enjoy the museum, dinner, and refreshments. The van returns to Wells from the museum approximately 11:00 PM. There is a maximum of 10 passengers , please register early.


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American Mah Jongg


with Beth Saidman

Calendar Oct 2, 2018 at 5 pm, runs for 2 weeks
Challenge yourself by learning to play this mind-stimulating social table game for 3 or 4 players. It is much like gin rummy, using a set of checker-like tiles marked with Chinese symbols. Cost of Mah Jongg book and card is an additional $20 and available through Amazon. The instructor will provide information the first night of class. INSTRUCTOR: Beth Saidman is an avid Mah Jongg player and has been teaching for 18 years. She makes learning easy and fun.

ATV Safety - NEW

Calendar Oct 20, 2018 at 9 am

Participation in an ATV education course will teach how to properly operate and maintain an ATV. Laws, responsibilities and personal safety will also be covered. Passage of a final exam is required. You must attend every day of the class in order to receive your certificate. Total Course = 6 hours • Proper Operation and Safety (Riding Skill-Equipment-Maintenance) = 2 Hours • Laws = 1/2 Hour • Emergencies & Survival = 40 Minutes • Map & Compass = 1 Hour • Self Help First Aid = 20 Minutes • Environmental/Landowner/Ethics = 1 1/2 Hours Students under 16 years of age must be accompanied by parent or guardian Instructor: Michael Mayo Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife


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Basic Ballroom


with Robin Shaw

Calendar Sep 20, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 5 weeks

Put on your dancing shoes and get ready for some fun. You will learn the Waltz, Foxtrot, Rumba and Swing. Next time you attend a wedding, anniversary or other social event, you will be ready to dance the night away with confidence. No experience necessary. Everyone is welcome. Wear smooth-soled shoes; leather is ideal. Cost Per Couple $89., Cost Per Single $44.50. Instructor: Robin Shaw is a certified Fred Astaire dance instructor. She has been teaching dance since 2002 at the Portsmouth Ballroom and other adult education programs.


Belly Dancing


with Lew-Ann Leen

Calendar Sep 20, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 5 weeks
Strengthen your core, improve your flexibility, shake and shimmy off inches while moving to the beautiful mysterious melodies of the Old World. As a means of self-expression, this ancient art inspires grace, poise and confidence and boosts self-esteem. Wear comfortable clothing such as a tank top and capri pants. Hip scarves are optional, but useful and fun. INSTRUCTOR: Lew-Ann Leen attended Dance Teacher Training School at Kent State. She’s worked in NYC and Costa Rica choreographing musicals and owns her own theater company. Visit

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Drawing Basics


with Russel Whitten

Calendar Sep 25, 2018 at 10 am, runs for 5 weeks

This course is appropriate for beginner through experienced students. Learn drawing basics such as the use of value to create form, perspective, composition, and drawing from life and imagination. The instructor will individualize instruction to meet the needs of each student. Please bring the following materials to class: 8X10 (or larger) drawing pad with a spiral binding, HB or #2 pencil, Willow medium charcoal, kneaded eraser, and a handheld pencil sharpener. INSTRUCTOR: Russel Whitten studied art at Maine College of Art, Heartwood College of Art and the Art Students League of New York. He is a member and showing artist with the Ogunquit Arts Association/ Barn Gallery and the Kymara Gallery. His painting experience includes scenic artistry in theater painting at The Ogunquit Playhouse, Good Theater in Portland Maine and Prescott Park, Portsmouth NH. He has taught over 15 years in local adult education programs.


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