BUCKFIELD – Buckfield Adult Education will present classes this fall that will “Revitalize You.”

Students will learn basic computer terminology as well as procedures for turning on the computer and proper shutdown on Tuesday, Sept. 13. On Oct. 11 an Internet class. will be offered when students will learn the basics of Internet exploration, including Web site and search engine use as well a safety techniques.

Participants can learn re-upholstery techniques with a professional upholsterer beginning Wednesday, Oct. 5, instructed by Alan Osborn.

The “Herbal Medicine Chest” will be offered by Brenda Lynn Gould, herbalist and owner of the Bear and Bumblebee in West Paris. Learn about seven medicinal plants in an introduction to the art and science of herbal medicine. Class will be Wednesday, Sept. 7, followed by a class on medicinal fungi in November.

The Learning Center can help people receive a high school diploma or General General Equivalency Development certificate with one-on-one instruction. The center will also present a new academic offering, “Biology with Lab,” in September.

An entrepreneur workshop from the Small Business Association for adults and a “Building an Entrepreneur – Making a Job” class for 10 weeks for students from grades seven to 12 (parents are welcome to attend) will also be available.

Quilting will begin early in September, Those interested should call the Adult Education office at 336-2151, ext. 107, and leave a message. The class will run 12 weeks from 3 to 6 p.m. Thursdays, Sept. 1 through Nov. 3, in the home economics room.

Basket weaving, driver education, yoga, hunter safety, CPR, chocolate factory and stress management classes will return this fall. New classes in crafts will include a candle centerpiece, German stars and a fabric wreath for the holidays. Other classes will include a Saturday “Revitalize You” spa trip in November, infant massage night in October and snowmobile and ATV safety class in December.

The Buckfield Adult Education Brochure is due out by the end of August.

The public may sign up for classes at the table at the Community Day festivities on Labor Day, Sept. 5, at the football field or attend a “sign-up night” from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 8, at Buckfield High School.


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