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Adult education: 10 grownup things to learn in Maine this fall

Adult education: 10 grownup things to learn in Maine this fall
September 02, 2013

It doesn’t matter how many years you’ve been out of school – fall still puts our brains into learning mode. We could ignore it. We could snuff out the sensation with large quantities of bologna sandwiches and wine. Or we could embrace our brain’s natural desire to LEARN STUFF.

Warm-weather education: 16 cool things to learn

Warm-weather education: 16 cool things to learn
June 13, 2013

The impending summer will certainly teach you a few things (like how sunburns are awful and ice cream is awesome). You might even learn that a cup of wine and some cellophane are an easy trick to get rid of fruit flies (local hint: the Semi Sweet from Maine Mead Works will lure those buggers in like nothing else). But if you’d like to take your warm-weather education to a level beyond dairy products and peeling skin, check out our list of lessons and workshops that’ll teach you something fun and unforgettable:

Got silk?: Trapeze & silks workshop with Apparatus Dance Theater

Got silk?: Trapeze & silks workshop with Apparatus Dance Theater
February 02, 2011

I couldn’t help but be mesmerized by the trapeze-swinging ladies under the Ringling Bros. Circus tent. Their aerial acrobatics defied gravity. Their stunts dropped jaws. And they had leotards covered in sparkles. Who wouldn’t want to emulate that? I had just such an opportunity during the Circling Trapeze Workshop at Breakwater School in Portland.