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Marshwood Adult & Community Education

Personal Enrichment

Candy Cookies


with Shaylah Gates

Calendar Oct 9, 2018 at 7 pm, runs for 1 week

Material Fee: $10 (payable to instructor at class) 

Learn how to bake delicious treats with Shaylah Gates, co-owner of the bakery "Two Wrongs Make A Right Bakery" in Rochester, NH. 

In this class, learn how to make delicious cookies using your favorite candies!

Caring Unlimited - Domestic Abuse


with Anna Youngman

Calendar Nov 13, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

This interactive workshop will equip community members to understand the dynamics of domestic abuse, support safety for victims, and help end domestic abuse in our communities. Includes an interactive skit, an introduction to safety planning, and an overview of Caring Unlimited services.

Clay Jewelry


with Cynthia Plaisted

Calendar Oct 3, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 3 weeks

Material Fee: $12 (aluminum findings included; sterling silver findings may be purchased for an additional $10 fee)

(payable to instructor at class)

Join passionate ceramic artist Cynthia Plaisted for a 3-week course that will explore creating beautiful jewelry with clay. During the first class, you will create one or more customized stamps reflecting your unique style that you will use in our second week to make 3 pairs of earrings and 3 necklace pendant pieces you can hang from any chain or cord you already have. In week three, you will select from a range of gorgeous glazes to bring your jewelry pieces to life

Compost with Confidence


with Mary Wicklund

Calendar Sep 19, 2018 at 6:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Not sure what to do with all your kitchen, garden and yard scraps? Are you overrun with piles of leaves? Would you like compost for your lawns and gardens in the spring? No matter where you live or what season, learn how to make composting succeed for you!Inside or outside, any time of year…what style of compost system best meets your needs? This class will cover the basics of backyard composting. You will learn the different types of compost systems, the do’s and don’ts of composting, how to build your pile and keep it active, and the basic science behind it.


Creating a Legacy Through Multi-Generational Planning


with Herb Moyer

Calendar Nov 14, 2018 at 5:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Learn how to minimize estate and other potential transfer taxes, leaving a larger legacy through IRAs and stretch concepts.

Credit & Banking Basics


with Herb Moyer

Calendar Nov 6, 2018 at 5:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Learn which services to be wary of (like rent-to-own or check cashing services) plus how to choose and maintain a checking account.

Debt Management


with Herb Moyer

Calendar Nov 28, 2018 at 5:30 pm, runs for 1 week

This seminar discusses tips on how to manage debt appropriately and look at budgeting skills that can help you save for future financial goals.

Dementia Conversations


with Anne Romney

Calendar Sep 19, 2018 at 5 pm, runs for 1 week

This workshop offers guidance on having caring and productive conversations about some of the most challenging topics when caring for someone with memory changes. Topics include: driving, going to the doctor, legal and financial planning, and decision-making.  You’ll hear from actual family caregivers about these topics via video as well as recommendations for what to do next.

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