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Massabesic Adult and Community Education

Our Classes

Understanding Medical Insurance


with Molly McCarthy

Calendar Next available session starts Oct 19, 2023 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Do you have questions about Medicare? Do you want to know what insurance through the Affordable Care Act Marketplace would cost you? Do you want to see if you would qualify for MaineCare or the Medicare Savings program? Come learn the difference between copays, deductibles, coinsurances, and premiums. You will learn about programs available to Maine Residents of all ages. Come with any questions you have about how medical insurance works.

Diving Deep into the Roth


with Marta Haydym

Calendar Next available session starts Oct 23, 2023 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

This class will go over everything having to do with a Roth. This will include Roth IRAs, Roth 401ks, Roth SIMPLEs, Roth SEPS, and more. Initially introduced in 1997 and since greatly expanded while being misunderstood as well as underutilized.

Easy Pressure Cooker Meals


with Leslie Ouellette-Todd

Calendar Next available session starts Oct 24, 2023 at 5:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Everyone continues to rave about their instant cookers but you still haven't unpacked yours. Are you worried you're going to blow up your kitchen? Have you already tried a recipe and it flopped? Join us as we learn how to use your pressure cooker for meal prep, and Leslie will demonstrate how to make three easy recipes. Materials fee $5 payable to instructor

Intermediate Pickleball


with Deborah Wintle

Calendar Next session starts Oct 24, 2023 at 6 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Let's take pickleball to the next level! If you know the basics and want to learn more, join us in this class. Wear sneakers and gym clothes. No class 11/21

Full Course

History of Shapleigh


with Shapleigh Historical Society

Calendar Next available session starts Oct 26, 2023 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Join the Acton-Shapleigh Historical Society for a run through of the early history of Shapleigh, starting in 1661. We will discuss the Ossipee Tract, Nicholas Shapleigh, and the creation and structure of early town offices. We will also talk about Town Farm in Shapleigh that supported the needy, elderly, and mentally ill, as well as free public education and the temperance movement in Shapleigh.

Trip to Salem


with VIP Tours

Calendar Next session starts Oct 29, 2023 at 8:30 am, runs for 1 week

A festive celebration of Halloween and fall in New England. We invite you to experience a unique one of a kind Halloween experience. So, Eat, Drink and be Scary because there is Family Fun for Everyone! Let VIP do the driving to get you to this world recognized event. The day will be yours to explore all that Salem has to offer during the month of October. As always, we love when you wear your costume, so don’t be shy! Psychics, museums, tours, reenactments and more. There is something for everyone in the heart of Salem Village.  8:30am – Biddeford Exit 32 Park & Ride,  8:45am – Wells Exit 19 Transportation Ctr 10:30am – 4:30pm Salem Haunted Happenings

Full Course

Raising a Relative's Child


with Adoptive and Foster Families of Maine

Calendar Next available session starts Nov 1, 2023 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

With the number of relatives raising relatives increasing in the State of Maine, come join us for an informational evening. As AFFM highlights some of the unique circumstances kinship families face, they will also share resources and services available to kinship families. Whether you are a grandparent that has been raising your grandchild since birth or a cousin that was granted guardianship last week, if there is DHHS involvement or none, this is an opportunity to learn what is out there to support you as you care for a relative’s child. More importantly, there is the opportunity to connect with other families in similar situations. Free childcare is provided.

Become a Hospice Volunteer


with Beacon Hospice

Calendar Next available session starts Nov 2, 2023 at 5 pm, runs for 1 week

Have you ever wanted to make an impact in someone’s life? Hospice volunteers bring comfort, companionship, friendship, and quality to the end days of our patients’ life. Take the first step to becoming a certified Beacon Hospice volunteer. Bring: laptop or smart phone

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