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Maine Healthy Lawn Care Made Simple


with Ali Clift,CCSWCD

Calendar Apr 15, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

What defines the “perfect Maine lawn”? One that’s lush and green, safe for families, pets, and the environment, plus saves you time and money! Learn to create a more resilient, beautiful lawn without relying on synthetic fertilizers and pesticides. We’ll provide strategies for fertilizing correctly, controlling weeds and thatch, renovating poor lawns, transitioning to organic care, and more. Whether you maintain your lawn or hire a professional, round up your neighbors and join! This program compatible with the Town of Scarborough’s organic pest management policy for school and town properties, as well as the City of Portland’s and City of South Portland’s pesticide ordinances. Ali implements community education and outreach programs for Cumberland County Soil & Water Conservation District, holds degrees in environmental studies and marine science, and offers this through CCSWCD as a free community service.

Wed, 4/15/2020, 6:00 to 8:00 pm, 

$5 adult ed processing fee

Instructor: Ali Clift, CCSWCD

Advanced Beginner American Mah Jongg


with Sharon Ash Tancredi, LCSW

Calendar Jun 4, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Promotes social opportunities, mindfulness and is attracting a fast-growing community here in southern Maine. Advance your beginner-level MJ skills and strategies. This class is for folks who have taken beginner MJ classes, and/or know the basics of playing, but want to learn more, hone their skills, and gain the confidence to play faster and better. Bring your official 2020 American Mah Jongg card pre-purchased from . Be ready to learn, have fun, and meet new people. Sharon is a social worker with a private practice in Portland. She’s been enthusiastically playing and teaching Mah Jongg for many years and enjoys spreading its joys! Hiromi is a retired paralegal who has played and helped teach for many years.

Four Thurs, 6/4 to 6/25/2020, 6:00 to 7:30 pm, $28

Instructors: Sharon Ash Tancredi and Hiromi Dolliver

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