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    Did you see Dr. Beal’s conversation on the Downeast Institute and “The Future of Shellfish in the Gulf of Maine”?  Here’s your opportunity to view this wonderful presentation.  Share this with your friends.
    Did you miss the presentation on the “Sinking of the SS Connaught” – The Greatest Maritime Rescue in History?  Join maritime historian, Taylor Zajonc, as he tells this exciting story of the SS Connaught and its recent discovery.
   Want to learn about the different Wellness Traditions found in various parts of the World?  Listen to award-winning writer, journalist Debra Bokur as she takes us through a tour of World Wellness Traditions.

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UMaine Machias Covid-19 Policy 

The University of Maine System and SSC encourage all students to have had a Covid-19 vaccination when attending in-person classes at UM@M. 

Our Fall 2023 classes are underway!

Our Fall 2023 offerings have started so click on any of the presentations below to read about it and the presenter.  See you there!

Registering online is safe & easy! 

Now’s the time to Renew your SSC Membership for the 2023-2024 Season – Just Click Here!

Now is the time to renew your Membership or, if you’re not a member, to join SSC – we’re able to keep the cost at $25.00!  Membership for the Sunrise Senior College year begins with our Summer session on June 1st and runs from June 1, 2023, to May 31, 2024. You can select your Membership when you’re registering for any of our presentations – just select the 2023-2024 Membership before you checkout. If you want to renew your Membership but you’re not ready to enroll in any classes yet, click the link above. Please note that to take a class for free the $25 membership fee for the 2023-2024 year must be paid unless otherwise stated.  You can do this on-line where you registered for the class.

Click this button for a printable version of our Fall 2023 Offerings: 

Fall 2023 Offerings

2023- 2024 Membership
   Membership runs:  June 1, 2023, to May 31, 2024 
Writing Poems
   Les Simon                   September 6th 
         Class is Underway

Beginning Bridge – Learn to Play Bridge
  Greg Campbell            September 11th
       Class is Underway
Marriage, Martyrs, and Shakespeare’s The Winter’s Tale
   Dr. Gerard NeCastro            September 11th
       Class is Underway
On Deck and Below: Singing in the Age of Sail
   Stephen Sanfilippo      September 19th 
       Class is Underway
Offering Safety and Support for People Affected by Opioid Use
   Ann O’Brien       September 21st 
       Class Completed
Smartphone Savvy – Apple
   Christina Craveiro       September 26th 
Magical Mystery Tour of the British Isles
   Nancy Perkins              October 4th
Smartphone Savvy – Android
   Christina Craveiro            October 10th
Cranberry Harvesting Tour – Lynch Hill Farm
   Courtney Hammond       October 17th
Estate Planning Basics
   Rebecca Sargent            October 26th 
Paint Pouring and Painting on Glass
   Suzie O’Clair                October 27th
Hospice Volunteer Care in Washington County, Maine
   Barbara Barnett       November 2nd 

A Learning Experience for those age 50 and over and their spouse or partner of any age.


SSC is a member run, all volunteer organization, deeply committed to providing intellectual stimulation, practical knowledge, fun and social interaction for those 50 and over in our community. 

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