Adult education offering a variety of classes


JAY — The following courses are being offered by RSU 36 and Jay Adult Education. For more information on any of the offerings, visit or call 897-6384.

“Don’t Throw It, Grow It!” will be held from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays, beginning March 17. Participants will see if they have a green thumb. The class will offer quick tips on saving seeds, feeding plants, harvesting, storing and cooking produce.

“Introduction to Golf” will meet from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays, beginning April 12. Attendees will be introduced to the rules, correct swing techniques and the etiquette of golf. Participants should bring clubs if they have them.

“Watercolor Funshop” will run from 6 to 8 p.m. Mondays, beginning March 22. Students will discover watercolor in an art studio and begin to experiment with one color and increase palettes to three colors.

“Notary Public Training” will be held on Saturday, March 20. The course is for those going to apply for a notary commission, as well as those notaries who have not attended any educational classes. Subjects will include qualification, procedures, powers and duties, history and legislation as well as weddings. State exams will be provided and taken during class.

“Introduction to Family Development Accounts” will be held from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Thursday, April 1. Participants will learn about matched savings accounts to help buy a home, further an education, get job training or start or grow a business. Qualified individuals may apply to open a Family Development Account so that every dollar saved can be matched by two dollars from public and private sectors.

“Beginning French 2” will meet from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesdays, beginning March 31. Students will learn to talk about daily things in life, will learn about gender use in French and will learn about the formation of some words.

“Advanced French 4” will be held from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Mondays, starting March 29. Participants will learn to use phrases and expressions to visit monuments, restaurants, stores, or other places in France. Students will learn how to speak about the past as well as to express situations that might be governed by existing conditional cases.

“Biology” will meet from 5 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays, beginning March 30. The basic course will give an overview of life and the environment. It will cover the scientific method, the five kingdoms, genetics and human anatomy.