Stimulation            Knowledge            Interaction            Fun
(Cover photo - Billie Mitchell)

In this issue:
*Schoodic Retreat
*Coffee Clash 
*Food for Thought
*Maine Senior College News
*ANP/ASC Centennial Plans
*ASC Caps!
*Spring Course Adjustments
*Spring registrations NOW!
*Creativity Workshop with Phil   Steel

***Coffee Clash Time!***

Coffee Clash

Jan. 29 - Ken Cline - Filled
Feb. 12 - Howard Coulter
Feb. 19 - TBA
Mar. 4 - Jay Friedlander

Please email reservations: 

What's happening at other Maine Senior Colleges?

Winter Scene in New England by George Henry Durrie (1859)

ASC joins Acadia National Park Centennial Celebration

Courses, events, parties... read about our celebration plans for 2016!

ASC Hats!

Where can you get one?

Order from Maine Point, Southwest Harbor, 
Can be picked up there, or shipped. 

Acadia Senior College 
(The view from our window!)


Our office:
Maine Sea Coast Mission
127 West Street
Bar Harbor

Tu-W-Th 8:30-4:30

Our mailing address:
PO Box 175
Hulls Cove, ME 04644

(207) 288-9500

Creativity Workshop
with Phil Steel

Salty Dog Gallery, 
Main St., Southwest Harbor
Friday, April 1st 
9:30-11:30 a.m.
$15 each

This one-day workshop is designed to make students aware of the creative process and to stimulate them to have a creative life by becoming active in painting or other activities.  Participants are invited to bring a brown-bag lunch to reflect on their learning experience.

Register with the ASC Office by March 17.

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Schoodic Institute!
Still time to join in the fun!

Mark Berry photo

Sign-up extended to February 1st!

There are a few spots still open!

Sunday & Monday   
February 7 & 8, 2016
Join in a special Acadia Senior College winter retreat on the beautiful Schoodic Peninsula.  Opportunities for: birding, snowshoeing, photo walk, geology walk.  Enjoy a change of scenery, experience the Schoodic Institute from the inside, socialize with friends and classmates. 
$95 per person includes accommodations and three meals.
Call or email the ASC office today! 
Deadline to sign up is February 1st!

Food for Thought
Friday, February 26, 2016

David Hales: 
"Re-enchanting the World"

How are religious groups mobilizing to address the imminent threat of climate change? Join former College of the Atlantic President, David Hales, as he shares his thoughts.

Food for Thought is held at Birch Bay Village Inn, lunch at 11:30, 
lecture noon to 1:00. 
Reservations required for either, by contacting the ASC office.

Please note changes in spring course info:


David Hales' course: "Faith-Based Communities and Climate Change," will take place on March 22, 29, and April 19 and 26.  (He is not available on April 5 and 12.) These dates might be further adjusted by consensus of class members. 

Michael Pilz's course:  "An Introduction to James Baldwin," was incorrectly listed as a morning class. The dates are not changed, but the time is 1:00-3:00 pm.

Don't be left out...

If you are planning to take a spring class, please send in your registration form asap!!

 Registrations begin February 2, and many classes will fill quickly!