Spring / Summer 2013 Class Schedule

The information about the  Spring / Summer 2013 classes is listed below. The full color brochure is available on our Current Documents page. A printable Course Schedule can be found at the bottom of the Enrollment page.
1. FACEBOOK FOR SENIORS with Ray Phinney
Tuesdays, March 5 & 12, 1-3 pm, UMFK Computer Lab Nadeau Hall
Learn how to set up a Facebook profile, locate friends, post public and private messages, share photos, and more. Bring your Email Account ID and Password to class. $10 Members/$15 Non-members 

2. AGING: FACTS & MYTHS with Dr. Guy Raymond
Thursday, March 21, 9-11 am, UMFK Nadeau Hall Teleconference Room
Explore various aspects of aging and the fallacies that have evolved around them. $5 Members/$7.50 Non-members

Tuesday, April 2, 2-4 pm, CrossWinds Residential Care Facility
Share interesting experiences from travel to over 170 countries and meetings with world leaders and personalities. $5 Members/$7.50 Non-members/Free for CrossWinds Residents

4. CHAIR AEROBICS with Lucille Loder
Tues & Thursdays, April 9, 11, 16, 18, 9-10 am, Fort Kent Senior Center
Have fun - burn calories, tone your muscles, increase your range of motion, and feel better all over. This is a safe and practical alternative to traditional forms of exercise which is good for your body, mind, and spirit. Wear comfortable clothing. $10 Members/$15 Non-members

5. OUR FOUNDING FATHERS with Wilson Hess
Tuesday, April 9, 1-3 pm, UMFK Grindle Conference Room, Cyr Hall
Join us for a selected look at our Founding Fathers; their values and personalities, and how they helped form our national identity. $5 Members/$7.50 Non-members

Tuesdays, April 23 & 30, 1-3 pm, UMFK Cyr Hall Room 204
Learn basic techniques, conventions, materials of cartooning. Bring plenty of plain white paper and pencils. $10 Members/$15 Non-members

Thursday, May 2, 10am-2pm, UMFK Acadian Archives
Learn about the Marcella Bélanger Violette's scrapbook collection in the Acadian Archives. This collection of over 3000 pages in 25 scrapbooks covers the time period from 1920 through 2004. A wide range of topics include: the town of Van Buren, the Saint John Valley, Franco-Americans, the Acadians, bilingualism, education, politics, and the Violette family. Students may buy lunch at the UMFK dining hall for $6.95 or bring their own lunch. $5 Members/$7.50 Non-members

8. BACK TO SCHOOL coordinated by Scott Voisine
Back to School at FK Community HS, Wednesday, May 8, 8-Noon
Back to School at Wisdom HS in St. Agatha, Thursday, May 9, 8-Noon
Go back to high school for part of a day and see what schools are really like today. Participants will be paired with a high school student and will shadow that student during classes, activities and lunch. What an amazing intergenerational experience and an eye opening one at that! Choose a school and date. Students may buy lunch at the school cafeteria ($4 FKCHS/$4.25 WHS) or bring their own lunch. $5 Members/$7.50 Non-members

9. FOOD BUYING CLUB AND CO-OP with Stacy Martin
Friday, May 17, 9-11 am, UMFK Nadeau Teleconference Room
Learn about alternative shopping sources that connect members of the community to locally grown food and bulk purchasing power to lower food costs. $5 Members/$7.50 Non-members

10. “LET’S MAKE A DEAL” MATH, MAGIC, & MYSTERY with John Elliot
Tuesday, May 21, 9-11 am, UMFK Cyr Hall Room 202
Using only basic math, students discover the beauty and structure of math by exploring number activities and various tricks that are driven by math. The highlight of this course is to play the TV game "Lets Make A Deal" and examine how math helps decide who wins or loses. $5 Members/$7.50 Non-members

11. FLY FISHING FIELD TRIP with Mike Collins
Saturday, June 1, 8-11am, Eagle Lake
Get out and try your luck catching fish on Eagle Lake. Participants must have a fishing license . If you don't have your own equipment, we will have some you may use. Meet at the Wallagrass Elementary School parking lot at 7:30am. $5 Members/$7.50 Non-members

12. UNDERSTANDING BIATHLON with Nancy Thibodeau
Tuesday, June 4, 9-11am, 10th Mountain Ski Center
Don't know the difference between a Sprint and a Mass Start? Learn the basics of biathlon, the type of races, the course and the general rules so you can enjoy this sport which has put Ft. Kent on the international winter sports circuit. $5 Members/$7.50 Non-members

13. SCAMS AND HOW TO AVOID THEM with Rudy St. Peter
Thursday, June 13, 1-3pm, UMFK Nadeau Hall Teleconference Room
Learn how to identify and protect yourself against mail fraud and other scams. $5 Members/$7.50 Non-members
14. FIELD TRIP TO MITZPAH with Roger Corbin
Wednesday, June 26, 9am-2pm, Grand Isle, ME
Come to Mizpah, a peaceful place of comfort for people to see and enjoy the beauty nature has to offer. Bring your own lunch and comfortable shoes. If you wish to carpool, meet at the UMFK Sports Center parking lot at 8:30am. $5 Members/$7.50 Non-members

15. FISH! FOR LIFE with Peter Caron
Wednesday, July 10, 1-3pm, UMFK Nadeau Hall Teleconference Room
Packed with old wisdom that's useful for each new day, the FISH! philosophy helps build stronger relationships with friends and associates. FISH! empowers us to release our potential, catch the energy, and experience improved well-being. Wouldn you rather be FISH!ing? $5 Members/$7.50 Non-members

Wednesday, July 24, 9am-2pm, St. Jacques, New Brunswick
Come to the New Brunswick Botanical Garden in St. Jacques for an unprecedented discovery of the natural flora of New Brunswick and the world. Discover the thematic gardens, including the unique medicinal plants and aromatic herbs garden and the Butterflies of the World exhibit. Bring your passport and comfortable shoes. You may buy lunch at the cafeteria for $10.00 to $15.00. If you wish to carpool, meet at the UMFK Sports Center parking lot at 8:30am. Fee includes admission to the gardens and guide. $15 Members/$22.50 Non-members
An adult resident fishing license cost $25.00 each year, but Maine resident seniors age 65 and over can get a lifetime license at a greatly reduced price. To get a lifetime license you must submit an application to Augusta. Click here to view the Lifetime License Brochure and Application
 Age    Lifetime License Cost
 65  $50.00
 66  $40.00
 67  $30.00
 68  $20.00
 69  $10.00
 70 +  $8.00