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Franco History, King's Daughters
with Fr. Robert Parent
This presentation should be of interest to students of genealogy and Franco-American history. The "filles du roi" were single, French women who were subsidized by the crown to come to New France as the colony in today's Canada was experiencing a shortage of marriageable women. The history and background of these courageous women and girls will be explored, along with possible reasons why they chose to embark on such a dangerous endeavor and what happened to them on arrival.
Course will run
Genealogy for Beginners
with Ethelind Wright
Ready to take the first steps to discovering your family roots? This course is designed to get your feet wet, start your tree, learning about documentation and where to find it, explore some of the best free online resources and more.
with Ethelind Wright
If working on your family tree has you stumped, sign up for our Genealogy Lab class. Not only will you be able to use the many resources of the Lewiston Public Library, the instructor will share her advice and experience working in genealogy to help you branch out.
How To Be An Instructor
with Michael Reagan
Do you have a skill or hobby you would like to share with others? Join us to find out how you can become part of the Lewiston Adult Education team! Learn what topics are popular, how to organize your ideas, and how to submit a course proposal.
with Harold Tucker
Find out what it takes to do improvisational comedy with veteran comedian and comedy group member Harold "Tuck" Tucker. The class is not only for people who are looking to get a few laughs, but also for students interested in acting and teamwork. It's no coincidence that some of the funniest and most talented performers today got their start with a group, so see what you can do when everyone on the team is pulling in the same direction.
Maine Driving Dynamics
with Bureau of Highway Safety
Maine Driving Dynamics is a driver improvement course that is aimed to improve a student's defensive driving awareness and abilities. The course includes discussion of collision avoidance techniques, safety issues, driver habits and attitudes and the basic elements that constantly challenge drivers on Maine's highways.
Student must call Lewiston Adult Education at 207-795-4141 to register.
No Excuses Personal Development
with Melissa Carbajal
Stuck in a rut? Tired of running in mud? Want to move forward in life? Stop the self-sabotage and identify your own excuses. Join us for this personal development workshop and change for the best through identifying your challenges and overcoming self-sabotaging behavior.
Photography Tips from a Pro
with Russ Dillingham
Award-winning Lewiston Sun Journal photographer Russ Dillingham will talk about some of the pictures he has taken for the paper as a way to share tips in this one-night class. It will also include information about taking photos with drones, using video and social media. Whether you use a smartphone or film, good photos have qualities all can recognize.