Yoga instructor Samantha Williams will show you how to stretch and strengthen without ever leaving your desk. Learn how to relieve back pain, prevent sciatica, and how to bust stress. All are invited to participate during the workshop, but are welcome to observe if they prefer. Read More
    STEM Guides Downeast and Downeast Amateur Astronomers are offering a Solar Eclipse Picnic on Monday, August 21, 12–4pm at Middle River Park in Machias. There will be activities and solar telescopes on display to view the eclipse (we will also have glasses available for viewing) as well as… Read More
    Ready to take to the woods and go hunting this fall? Unless you can show proof of an adult hunting license held in any year starting in 1976, every hunter in Maine must attend an approved hunting education course. Taking a hunter education course is also a great… Read More
    As of January 1, 2017 the department will enforce the requirement that a hunter wishing to hunt with bow and arrow hold a valid archery license. The Archery Education course will provide you with a wealth of knowledge regarding equipment, proper hunting methods, responsibilities, and general… Read More
    Using a lifetime of experiences with Downeast soul foods Chef Phil Brehmer will Introduce new ideas with familiar products, using local farms/food producers whenever possible for ingredients. This class will focus on producing exquisite meals at reasonable costs, and easily made at home for family, special… Read More
    The practice of yoga has been shown to reduce stress, boost mood, and support well-being. Explore how specific practices help the body, and especially the nervous system rebound during challenging times. Instructor Samantha Williams is a registered yoga teacher who has completed over 700 hours of… Read More
    Whether you have two minutes or 20 minutes to spare, this course will show you how to regroup and refocus with simple yoga and mindfulness approaches. What can yoga and mindfulness practices do for school teachers? Improve self-awareness of thoughts, emotions, and causes… Read More
    Heartsaver® CPR AED is a video-based, instructor-led course that teaches adult and child CPR and AED use, infant CPR, and how to relieve choking in adults, children, and infants. This course teaches skills with the AHA’s research-proven practice-while-watching technique, which allows instructors to observe the students, provide feedback,… Read More
    Heartsaver® First Aid is a video-based, instructor-led course that teaches students critical skills to respond to and manage an emergency in the first few minutes until emergency medical services arrives. Students learn duties and responsibilities of first aid rescuers; first aid actions for medical emergencies, including severe choking,… Read More
    This course is for those under the age of 65. A driver improvement course aimed to improve a student’s defensive driving awareness and abilities. This five-hour course includes discussion of collision avoidance techniques, safety issues, driver habits and attitudes, and the basic elements that constantly challenge… Read More
    This course is for drivers over the age 65. A driver improvement course aimed to improve a student’s defensive driving awareness and abilities. This five-hour course includes discussion of collision avoidance techniques, safety issues, driver habits and attitudes, and the basic elements that constantly challenge drivers… Read More
    From Fiddleheads in Spring to Wild Blueberries in Summer and treasures buried under the snow in winter, Downeast Maine offers a bountiful harvest of wild foods. Join Tanya Rucosky as she explores Edible Wild Maine to find seasonal varieties, from common plants you might call weeds to hidden… Read More
    hoMEworks homebuyer education classes provide an opportunity to learn about the home buying process in a neutral environment. Buyers who have taken home buying classes are more confident when asking questions and making decisions about homeownership and loan products. Education gives buyers the tools they need to avoid… Read More
    Traditional Hawaiian Quilting using 12 blocks All hand pieced and quilted 12 weeks of instruction Cost: $100.00 List of supplies will be sent to your e-mail upon registration. Payment plan available: $50 deposit plus 2 payments of $25.00… Read More
    You hone your writing into a masterpiece, and now it’s ready to send out to the world. • Where will you send it? How do you select the best places to present your work from thousands of literary markets? • What do you need… Read More
    Learn how to paint with watercolor using more advanced techniques. Materials not included in course fee; students should bring their own materials and supplies to class (brushes, watercolor, paper, water container, and papertowels). A more detailed list coming soon. Instructor Bio: While developing her… Read More
    Learn basic and advanced techniques of drawing Anime, including structure, technique, and setting up the image. Students will bring their own art supplies, such as: paper, pencils, colored pencils, blending stumps, erasers, etc. (some supplies may be provided) Instructor Mary Marble has been drawing… Read More
    Learn basic and advanced techniques of drawing Anime, including structure, technique, and setting up the image. Students will bring their own art supplies, such as: paper, pencils, colored pencils, blending stumps, erasers, etc. (some supplies may be provided) Instructor Mary Marble has been drawing… Read More
    How do First Responders keep in touch in an emergency? How do you make sure you have enough fire fighters on the front lines of big fire? Who is in charge and who let’s the public know what’s going on? Continuing on the First Responders/Emergency Management… Read More