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Wednesday October 4, 2023
7:50 AM - 8:35 AM    Introduction to German - Fall: Sport, Spiel und Spaß II
Your kids will be amazed by how much German they know already: auto, bus, ball, and gesundheit are all German words.  In our morning classes, we will not only discover more about the German language, but also German culture.  Where is Germany on a map? How do German kids live? What is the school day like? What sports do they play? What do we all have in common? What is different? In a fun, interactive setting, we will discover Germany and the world together.  Bis bald!*If you are new to this program, please contact the instructor before registering at hornschildbearv@rsu5.org.
 
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Driver Education - Roy's Driver & Rider Ed October
RSU5 DOES NOT take the Registrations - you must go through ROY'S to register.This course meets the state required 30 hours of classroom lecture and 10 hours of driving time.-Students must bring their birth certificate, social security card and blue or black ink pen to the first class. -Students must be 15 before the first class.-All students are required to wear a mask during class and driving as well as socially distance at all times when not seated.REGISTER THROUGH ROY'S DRIVING ACADEMY 784-6245 or https://roysdriving.com/locations/freeport/ for more class information and registration
 
3:25 PM - 4:25 PM    Top Rockers Hip Hop Dance Crew - MLS Dance Early Fall
Join us after school to learn beginning jazz and hip hop dance moves, conditioning and improvisation.  Get ready to have fun and work hard as we move to the beat!  Age appropriate music will be used for all sessions. Please send your dancer with comfortable flexible clothes (no jeans) and sneakers. The last day of most classes there will be a parent showcase.*In lieu of a parent performance, dancers in all of Miss Kate's Late Fall classes will be invited to a performance for all current dance class families at the Freeport High School Performing Arts Center on Tuesday, December 12th!
 
3:25 PM - 5:00 PM    Harraseeket Harriers Running Club - Running- DCS @ PES
Harriers promotes running as a fun, group-oriented activity that is a great way to stay healthy. "Fun Run Meets" will be scheduled with surrounding communities. Practices will run Mondays and the first Wednesday, with meeets held each successsive Wednesday. A league-wide championship meet will be held on October 15th. Practices will be canceled in the event of rain. Morse Street School students may ride their usual bus to Mast Landing School. Bus transportation will be provided TO meet locations ONLY. Parents MUST pick up runner from meets. Running shoes or sneakers are required, as is attire appropriate for the weather. Practices will be canceled in the even of rain.  Parent Volunteers Needed: In order to provide adequate programming for our youth, we need the help of parent volunteers. Please help us continue our tradition of offering this quality program by volunteering to help.
 
3:25 PM - 5:00 PM    Harraseeket Harriers Running Club - Running- MLS
Harriers promotes running as a fun, group-oriented activity that is a great way to stay healthy. "Fun Run Meets" will be scheduled with surrounding communities. Practices will run Mondays and the first Wednesday, with meeets held each successsive Wednesday. A league-wide championship meet will be held on October 15th. Practices will be canceled in the event of rain. Morse Street School students may ride their usual bus to Mast Landing School. Bus transportation will be provided TO meet locations ONLY. Parents MUST pick up runner from meets. Running shoes or sneakers are required, as is attire appropriate for the weather. Practices will be canceled in the even of rain.  Parent Volunteers Needed: In order to provide adequate programming for our youth, we need the help of parent volunteers. Please help us continue our tradition of offering this quality program by volunteering to help.
 
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM    Laugh & Learn After Care
 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Fall Soccer League 2023 (Grades 1-6) - Grade 1/2 Coed Soccer: Freeport 4 @ Practice
The RSU5 Community Programs Fall Soccer League is designed for children to learn, develop, and enhance their overall skills while having fun and gaining experience on the field and as part of a team. Participants will play games on Saturday mornings and participate in one practice during the week. Practice days/times are TBD and will likely begin the last week in August or first week in September, depends of the age group. Once teams are finalized a coach will contact you. If you have a specific day or time that you CANNOT practice, please indicate this when signing up. In an effort to create equally balanced teams, we cannot accommodate all specific team/coach requests.When you register, you will be asked where you would prefer to practice. You may choose either Durham or Freeport, and we will do all that we can to place your child on a team that practices in that town. Early registration and parent volunteers are integral to making sure we can accomodate all players and their requests.The teams grades 1-4 will play six games, one each Saturday morning. Games last about an hour. If we have projected numbers correctly, children choosing Durham teams will play at least half of their games in Durham and the other in Freeport; those choosing Freeport should play 4–5 games at Hunter Road Fields, Pownal Road Field and 1-2 games in Durham.For the Grades 5-6 we would like to have 2 teams (one boys and one girls) if there will be enough players registered, but we might have only one Co-ed team if the numbers will be under our estimations. Also, for grades 5-6, one practice will be in Durham at DCS and one in Freeport at Hunter Road Field. The games will be played at Hunter Road Field or away.Schedules will be available in late August or early September. 
 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Fall Soccer League 2023 (Grades 1-6) - Grade 1/2 Coed Soccer: Freeport 9 @ Practice
The RSU5 Community Programs Fall Soccer League is designed for children to learn, develop, and enhance their overall skills while having fun and gaining experience on the field and as part of a team. Participants will play games on Saturday mornings and participate in one practice during the week. Practice days/times are TBD and will likely begin the last week in August or first week in September, depends of the age group. Once teams are finalized a coach will contact you. If you have a specific day or time that you CANNOT practice, please indicate this when signing up. In an effort to create equally balanced teams, we cannot accommodate all specific team/coach requests.When you register, you will be asked where you would prefer to practice. You may choose either Durham or Freeport, and we will do all that we can to place your child on a team that practices in that town. Early registration and parent volunteers are integral to making sure we can accomodate all players and their requests.The teams grades 1-4 will play six games, one each Saturday morning. Games last about an hour. If we have projected numbers correctly, children choosing Durham teams will play at least half of their games in Durham and the other in Freeport; those choosing Freeport should play 4–5 games at Hunter Road Fields, Pownal Road Field and 1-2 games in Durham.For the Grades 5-6 we would like to have 2 teams (one boys and one girls) if there will be enough players registered, but we might have only one Co-ed team if the numbers will be under our estimations. Also, for grades 5-6, one practice will be in Durham at DCS and one in Freeport at Hunter Road Field. The games will be played at Hunter Road Field or away.Schedules will be available in late August or early September. 
 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Fall Soccer League 2023 (Grades 1-6) - Grade 1/2 Coed Soccer: Durham 2 @ Practice
The RSU5 Community Programs Fall Soccer League is designed for children to learn, develop, and enhance their overall skills while having fun and gaining experience on the field and as part of a team. Participants will play games on Saturday mornings and participate in one practice during the week. Practice days/times are TBD and will likely begin the last week in August or first week in September, depends of the age group. Once teams are finalized a coach will contact you. If you have a specific day or time that you CANNOT practice, please indicate this when signing up. In an effort to create equally balanced teams, we cannot accommodate all specific team/coach requests.When you register, you will be asked where you would prefer to practice. You may choose either Durham or Freeport, and we will do all that we can to place your child on a team that practices in that town. Early registration and parent volunteers are integral to making sure we can accomodate all players and their requests.The teams grades 1-4 will play six games, one each Saturday morning. Games last about an hour. If we have projected numbers correctly, children choosing Durham teams will play at least half of their games in Durham and the other in Freeport; those choosing Freeport should play 4–5 games at Hunter Road Fields, Pownal Road Field and 1-2 games in Durham.For the Grades 5-6 we would like to have 2 teams (one boys and one girls) if there will be enough players registered, but we might have only one Co-ed team if the numbers will be under our estimations. Also, for grades 5-6, one practice will be in Durham at DCS and one in Freeport at Hunter Road Field. The games will be played at Hunter Road Field or away.Schedules will be available in late August or early September. 
 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Fall Soccer League 2023 (Grades 1-6) - Grade 3/4 Coed Soccer: Durham C @ Practice
The RSU5 Community Programs Fall Soccer League is designed for children to learn, develop, and enhance their overall skills while having fun and gaining experience on the field and as part of a team. Participants will play games on Saturday mornings and participate in one practice during the week. Practice days/times are TBD and will likely begin the last week in August or first week in September, depends of the age group. Once teams are finalized a coach will contact you. If you have a specific day or time that you CANNOT practice, please indicate this when signing up. In an effort to create equally balanced teams, we cannot accommodate all specific team/coach requests.When you register, you will be asked where you would prefer to practice. You may choose either Durham or Freeport, and we will do all that we can to place your child on a team that practices in that town. Early registration and parent volunteers are integral to making sure we can accomodate all players and their requests.The teams grades 1-4 will play six games, one each Saturday morning. Games last about an hour. If we have projected numbers correctly, children choosing Durham teams will play at least half of their games in Durham and the other in Freeport; those choosing Freeport should play 4–5 games at Hunter Road Fields, Pownal Road Field and 1-2 games in Durham.For the Grades 5-6 we would like to have 2 teams (one boys and one girls) if there will be enough players registered, but we might have only one Co-ed team if the numbers will be under our estimations. Also, for grades 5-6, one practice will be in Durham at DCS and one in Freeport at Hunter Road Field. The games will be played at Hunter Road Field or away.Schedules will be available in late August or early September. 
 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Fall Soccer League 2023 (Grades 1-6) - Grade 5/6 Coed Soccer: Freeport Maroon @ Practice
The RSU5 Community Programs Fall Soccer League is designed for children to learn, develop, and enhance their overall skills while having fun and gaining experience on the field and as part of a team. Participants will play games on Saturday mornings and participate in one practice during the week. Practice days/times are TBD and will likely begin the last week in August or first week in September, depends of the age group. Once teams are finalized a coach will contact you. If you have a specific day or time that you CANNOT practice, please indicate this when signing up. In an effort to create equally balanced teams, we cannot accommodate all specific team/coach requests.When you register, you will be asked where you would prefer to practice. You may choose either Durham or Freeport, and we will do all that we can to place your child on a team that practices in that town. Early registration and parent volunteers are integral to making sure we can accomodate all players and their requests.The teams grades 1-4 will play six games, one each Saturday morning. Games last about an hour. If we have projected numbers correctly, children choosing Durham teams will play at least half of their games in Durham and the other in Freeport; those choosing Freeport should play 4–5 games at Hunter Road Fields, Pownal Road Field and 1-2 games in Durham.For the Grades 5-6 we would like to have 2 teams (one boys and one girls) if there will be enough players registered, but we might have only one Co-ed team if the numbers will be under our estimations. Also, for grades 5-6, one practice will be in Durham at DCS and one in Freeport at Hunter Road Field. The games will be played at Hunter Road Field or away.Schedules will be available in late August or early September. 
 
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM    NFL Flag Football - NFL Flag Football
We are very excited to offer this NFL Flag Football program for all players from Durham, Freeport, and Pownal. This is a "no tackle" football program, where Safety and Fun are the main focus. This program will provide an introduction to football for our younger players. Equipment and team uniforms will be provided. Players will be required to provide their own cleats, protective cups, and mouth guards. Players practice twice a week at the Pownal Road Field and will have both home and away games. All dates are subject to change. 2023 dates are projected from last year's schedule.The Freeport Gridiron Club will be hosting their annual Registration and Equipment Sizing Event on Sunday, June 11th from 5-7 at Pownal Road Field. All are invited and encouraged to attend, regardless of if you've already registered.Open to boys and girls in Durham, Freeport and Pownal. Visit our website www.freeportfootball.com
 
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM    Soccer Boosters
 
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM    Freeport Players
 
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM    Adult Rec Basketball Open Gym - Adult Rec Basketball DCS Wednesdays
Play pick up basketball and stay in shape year round.  MUST be pre-registered with Community Programs - NO Drop-insSundays excluded when Monday is a holiday. Wednesdays excluded for school gatherings and during middle school basketball season.
 
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM    Gridiron Club
 
6:45 PM - 8:00 PM    sports
 
Thursday October 5, 2023
2:45 PM - 4:15 PM    Fall Tennis (Middle School) - Fall Tennis (Grades 6-8)
We're bringing tennis back for RSU5 middle-schoolers! This fun and instructional tennis program is for all students with an interest in the game of tennis. Sessions will emphasize fundamentals and mechanics, and is a fun way to learn the game or to sharpen skills. Fourteen sessions over six weeks will include multiple competitive opportunities against other local middle school programs. *Meeting times are subject to change.
 
3:00 PM - 7:00 PM    FHS Parent Teacher Conferences
 
3:20 PM - 4:20 PM    Top Rockers Hip Hop Dance Crew - DCS Dance Early Fall
Join us after school to learn beginning jazz and hip hop dance moves, conditioning and improvisation.  Get ready to have fun and work hard as we move to the beat!  Age appropriate music will be used for all sessions. Please send your dancer with comfortable flexible clothes (no jeans) and sneakers. The last day of most classes there will be a parent showcase.*In lieu of a parent performance, dancers in all of Miss Kate's Late Fall classes will be invited to a performance for all current dance class families at the Freeport High School Performing Arts Center on Tuesday, December 12th!
 
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM    Peace Art Posters - Peace Art DCS
The Freeport Lioness Lions would like to give children within our district the chance to express their visions of peace and inspire the world through art and creativity. This year's theme is “Dare to Dream”. We’re asking young people to show how they’ll turn their dream of a peaceful world into reality. Students ages 11, 12 or 13 as of November 15 may have their poster entered in the District Contest. Winners of each level of the contest receive an award and may move on to the next level. Students are NOT required to have their poster entered in the contest. Class is FREE and sponsored by the Freeport Lioness Lions. Sarah Cass will be teaching the class. All materials will be provided. Class is open to students of any age grades 5 - 8
 
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM    Laugh & Learn After Care
 
5:00 PM - 5:45 PM    Tae Kwon Do - TKD Youth (Fall Beginner)
Tae Kwon Do is a great way to become physically and mentally fit while having fun. Learn valuable life long skills: respect, self-confidence, and courage, all while practicing self defense techniques. Great introduction to the martial arts while incorporating fun games and drills. Free uniform for your first session!
 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Fall Soccer League 2023 (Grades 1-6) - Grade 1/2 Coed Soccer: Freeport 5 @ Practice
The RSU5 Community Programs Fall Soccer League is designed for children to learn, develop, and enhance their overall skills while having fun and gaining experience on the field and as part of a team. Participants will play games on Saturday mornings and participate in one practice during the week. Practice days/times are TBD and will likely begin the last week in August or first week in September, depends of the age group. Once teams are finalized a coach will contact you. If you have a specific day or time that you CANNOT practice, please indicate this when signing up. In an effort to create equally balanced teams, we cannot accommodate all specific team/coach requests.When you register, you will be asked where you would prefer to practice. You may choose either Durham or Freeport, and we will do all that we can to place your child on a team that practices in that town. Early registration and parent volunteers are integral to making sure we can accomodate all players and their requests.The teams grades 1-4 will play six games, one each Saturday morning. Games last about an hour. If we have projected numbers correctly, children choosing Durham teams will play at least half of their games in Durham and the other in Freeport; those choosing Freeport should play 4–5 games at Hunter Road Fields, Pownal Road Field and 1-2 games in Durham.For the Grades 5-6 we would like to have 2 teams (one boys and one girls) if there will be enough players registered, but we might have only one Co-ed team if the numbers will be under our estimations. Also, for grades 5-6, one practice will be in Durham at DCS and one in Freeport at Hunter Road Field. The games will be played at Hunter Road Field or away.Schedules will be available in late August or early September. 
 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Fall Soccer League 2023 (Grades 1-6) - Grade 1/2 Coed Soccer: Durham 3 @ Practice
The RSU5 Community Programs Fall Soccer League is designed for children to learn, develop, and enhance their overall skills while having fun and gaining experience on the field and as part of a team. Participants will play games on Saturday mornings and participate in one practice during the week. Practice days/times are TBD and will likely begin the last week in August or first week in September, depends of the age group. Once teams are finalized a coach will contact you. If you have a specific day or time that you CANNOT practice, please indicate this when signing up. In an effort to create equally balanced teams, we cannot accommodate all specific team/coach requests.When you register, you will be asked where you would prefer to practice. You may choose either Durham or Freeport, and we will do all that we can to place your child on a team that practices in that town. Early registration and parent volunteers are integral to making sure we can accomodate all players and their requests.The teams grades 1-4 will play six games, one each Saturday morning. Games last about an hour. If we have projected numbers correctly, children choosing Durham teams will play at least half of their games in Durham and the other in Freeport; those choosing Freeport should play 4–5 games at Hunter Road Fields, Pownal Road Field and 1-2 games in Durham.For the Grades 5-6 we would like to have 2 teams (one boys and one girls) if there will be enough players registered, but we might have only one Co-ed team if the numbers will be under our estimations. Also, for grades 5-6, one practice will be in Durham at DCS and one in Freeport at Hunter Road Field. The games will be played at Hunter Road Field or away.Schedules will be available in late August or early September. 
 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Fall Soccer League 2023 (Grades 1-6) - Grade 3/4 Coed Soccer: Durham D @ Practice
The RSU5 Community Programs Fall Soccer League is designed for children to learn, develop, and enhance their overall skills while having fun and gaining experience on the field and as part of a team. Participants will play games on Saturday mornings and participate in one practice during the week. Practice days/times are TBD and will likely begin the last week in August or first week in September, depends of the age group. Once teams are finalized a coach will contact you. If you have a specific day or time that you CANNOT practice, please indicate this when signing up. In an effort to create equally balanced teams, we cannot accommodate all specific team/coach requests.When you register, you will be asked where you would prefer to practice. You may choose either Durham or Freeport, and we will do all that we can to place your child on a team that practices in that town. Early registration and parent volunteers are integral to making sure we can accomodate all players and their requests.The teams grades 1-4 will play six games, one each Saturday morning. Games last about an hour. If we have projected numbers correctly, children choosing Durham teams will play at least half of their games in Durham and the other in Freeport; those choosing Freeport should play 4–5 games at Hunter Road Fields, Pownal Road Field and 1-2 games in Durham.For the Grades 5-6 we would like to have 2 teams (one boys and one girls) if there will be enough players registered, but we might have only one Co-ed team if the numbers will be under our estimations. Also, for grades 5-6, one practice will be in Durham at DCS and one in Freeport at Hunter Road Field. The games will be played at Hunter Road Field or away.Schedules will be available in late August or early September. 
 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Fall Soccer League 2023 (Grades 1-6) - Grade 3/4 Coed Soccer: Freeport B @ Practice
The RSU5 Community Programs Fall Soccer League is designed for children to learn, develop, and enhance their overall skills while having fun and gaining experience on the field and as part of a team. Participants will play games on Saturday mornings and participate in one practice during the week. Practice days/times are TBD and will likely begin the last week in August or first week in September, depends of the age group. Once teams are finalized a coach will contact you. If you have a specific day or time that you CANNOT practice, please indicate this when signing up. In an effort to create equally balanced teams, we cannot accommodate all specific team/coach requests.When you register, you will be asked where you would prefer to practice. You may choose either Durham or Freeport, and we will do all that we can to place your child on a team that practices in that town. Early registration and parent volunteers are integral to making sure we can accomodate all players and their requests.The teams grades 1-4 will play six games, one each Saturday morning. Games last about an hour. If we have projected numbers correctly, children choosing Durham teams will play at least half of their games in Durham and the other in Freeport; those choosing Freeport should play 4–5 games at Hunter Road Fields, Pownal Road Field and 1-2 games in Durham.For the Grades 5-6 we would like to have 2 teams (one boys and one girls) if there will be enough players registered, but we might have only one Co-ed team if the numbers will be under our estimations. Also, for grades 5-6, one practice will be in Durham at DCS and one in Freeport at Hunter Road Field. The games will be played at Hunter Road Field or away.Schedules will be available in late August or early September. 
 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Fall Soccer League 2023 (Grades 1-6) - Grade 5/6 Coed Soccer: Durham Maroon @ Practice
The RSU5 Community Programs Fall Soccer League is designed for children to learn, develop, and enhance their overall skills while having fun and gaining experience on the field and as part of a team. Participants will play games on Saturday mornings and participate in one practice during the week. Practice days/times are TBD and will likely begin the last week in August or first week in September, depends of the age group. Once teams are finalized a coach will contact you. If you have a specific day or time that you CANNOT practice, please indicate this when signing up. In an effort to create equally balanced teams, we cannot accommodate all specific team/coach requests.When you register, you will be asked where you would prefer to practice. You may choose either Durham or Freeport, and we will do all that we can to place your child on a team that practices in that town. Early registration and parent volunteers are integral to making sure we can accomodate all players and their requests.The teams grades 1-4 will play six games, one each Saturday morning. Games last about an hour. If we have projected numbers correctly, children choosing Durham teams will play at least half of their games in Durham and the other in Freeport; those choosing Freeport should play 4–5 games at Hunter Road Fields, Pownal Road Field and 1-2 games in Durham.For the Grades 5-6 we would like to have 2 teams (one boys and one girls) if there will be enough players registered, but we might have only one Co-ed team if the numbers will be under our estimations. Also, for grades 5-6, one practice will be in Durham at DCS and one in Freeport at Hunter Road Field. The games will be played at Hunter Road Field or away.Schedules will be available in late August or early September. 
 
6:00 PM - 6:45 PM    Tae Kwon Do - TKD Youth (Fall Intermediate)
Tae Kwon Do is a great way to become physically and mentally fit while having fun. Learn valuable life long skills: respect, self-confidence, and courage, all while practicing self defense techniques. Great introduction to the martial arts while incorporating fun games and drills. Free uniform for your first session!
 
7:00 PM - 7:45 PM    Tae Kwon Do - TKD Adult (Fall)
Tae Kwon Do is a great way to become physically and mentally fit while having fun. Learn valuable life long skills: respect, self-confidence, and courage, all while practicing self defense techniques. Great introduction to the martial arts while incorporating fun games and drills. Free uniform for your first session!
 
Friday October 6, 2023
1:00 PM - 11:59 PM    Acadian Arts Maine Retreats - Cooking at Roosevelt Campobello International Park, New Brunswick, Canada
Acadian Arts Retreats are safe and creative spaces set on the scenic Maine coast. Participants explore creative, visual, and culinary arts in small groups guided by skilled instructors. Acadia is the name given by French explorers to the north Atlantic coast. Acadia means idyllic place or refuge in Greek. Cadie means fertile land to the Mi' Kmaq.  When you select a retreat, you will choose to specialize in Water Color Painting or Asian Fusion Cooking. All retreats include meals, instruction and evening activities. For a complete list of retreats, including descriptions and special guests, view the program flyer here. You will find contacts there to arrange for accommodations if you would like the fully immersive experience, though day students are welcome.Watercolor is an exciting medium; flowing, moving, doing beautiful things. If you haven't used watercolors we'll start at the beginning. If you have, you'll learn new tips. Weather permitting, we'll go out for plein air painting of sky, water, and rocks, culminating in a finished work (or two).Instructor Mary LauryMary Laury is an artist based in coastal Maine specializing in watercolors. She was the Executive Director of Schoodic Arts for All, a non- profit organization celebrating the arts and culture in Downeast Coastal Maine. The dynamic nature and botanical subjects of Maine are Mary’s passions. You can see her paintings exhibited at various galleries along the coast of her home state. An experienced teacher, she has taught painting, drawing and dancing both in the classroom and in the field, for many educational programs. Back in 1999, Laury signed on to teach, painting, drawing and ballroom dancing at Schoodic Arts’ inaugural arts festival. A painter whose work was carried in at least six galleries, she went on to stage the group’s first visual arts show. She was hired as the organization’s first executive director. Laury says she will continue to teach painting and drawing. Visit my website marylaury.comCooking engages all the senses. We'll prepare great tasting lunches and hearty dinners for ourselves and fellow artists. Instruction will include selection and care of tools, history of recipes, finding, choosing and preparing ingredients, and techniques for getting great results in record time. All supplies and tools will be provided.Instructor Chris ToyAuthor of 6 popular cookbooks, Chris cooks and teaches privately at local kitchen stores, and for several community education programs around Maine. Chris’s popular hands-on classes are built around his teaching skills and his deep appreciation for fresh, simply prepared food. Chris’ cooking incorporates straightforward methods, fresh ingredients, and combinations of unique flavors, all drawing family and friends together to enjoy great food and one another’s company. Visit me at christoy.net
 
1:00 PM - 11:59 PM    Acadian Arts Maine Retreats - Watercolor at Roosevelt Campobello International Park, New Brunswick, Canada
Acadian Arts Retreats are safe and creative spaces set on the scenic Maine coast. Participants explore creative, visual, and culinary arts in small groups guided by skilled instructors. Acadia is the name given by French explorers to the north Atlantic coast. Acadia means idyllic place or refuge in Greek. Cadie means fertile land to the Mi' Kmaq.  When you select a retreat, you will choose to specialize in Water Color Painting or Asian Fusion Cooking. All retreats include meals, instruction and evening activities. For a complete list of retreats, including descriptions and special guests, view the program flyer here. You will find contacts there to arrange for accommodations if you would like the fully immersive experience, though day students are welcome.Watercolor is an exciting medium; flowing, moving, doing beautiful things. If you haven't used watercolors we'll start at the beginning. If you have, you'll learn new tips. Weather permitting, we'll go out for plein air painting of sky, water, and rocks, culminating in a finished work (or two).Instructor Mary LauryMary Laury is an artist based in coastal Maine specializing in watercolors. She was the Executive Director of Schoodic Arts for All, a non- profit organization celebrating the arts and culture in Downeast Coastal Maine. The dynamic nature and botanical subjects of Maine are Mary’s passions. You can see her paintings exhibited at various galleries along the coast of her home state. An experienced teacher, she has taught painting, drawing and dancing both in the classroom and in the field, for many educational programs. Back in 1999, Laury signed on to teach, painting, drawing and ballroom dancing at Schoodic Arts’ inaugural arts festival. A painter whose work was carried in at least six galleries, she went on to stage the group’s first visual arts show. She was hired as the organization’s first executive director. Laury says she will continue to teach painting and drawing. Visit my website marylaury.comCooking engages all the senses. We'll prepare great tasting lunches and hearty dinners for ourselves and fellow artists. Instruction will include selection and care of tools, history of recipes, finding, choosing and preparing ingredients, and techniques for getting great results in record time. All supplies and tools will be provided.Instructor Chris ToyAuthor of 6 popular cookbooks, Chris cooks and teaches privately at local kitchen stores, and for several community education programs around Maine. Chris’s popular hands-on classes are built around his teaching skills and his deep appreciation for fresh, simply prepared food. Chris’ cooking incorporates straightforward methods, fresh ingredients, and combinations of unique flavors, all drawing family and friends together to enjoy great food and one another’s company. Visit me at christoy.net
 
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM    Laugh & Learn After Care
 
3:30 PM - 6:30 PM    MLS Gaming Club
 
5:15 PM - 9:00 PM    Football Team Dinner
 
Saturday October 7, 2023
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM    Acadian Arts Maine Retreats - Watercolor at Roosevelt Campobello International Park, New Brunswick, Canada
Acadian Arts Retreats are safe and creative spaces set on the scenic Maine coast. Participants explore creative, visual, and culinary arts in small groups guided by skilled instructors. Acadia is the name given by French explorers to the north Atlantic coast. Acadia means idyllic place or refuge in Greek. Cadie means fertile land to the Mi' Kmaq.  When you select a retreat, you will choose to specialize in Water Color Painting or Asian Fusion Cooking. All retreats include meals, instruction and evening activities. For a complete list of retreats, including descriptions and special guests, view the program flyer here. You will find contacts there to arrange for accommodations if you would like the fully immersive experience, though day students are welcome.Watercolor is an exciting medium; flowing, moving, doing beautiful things. If you haven't used watercolors we'll start at the beginning. If you have, you'll learn new tips. Weather permitting, we'll go out for plein air painting of sky, water, and rocks, culminating in a finished work (or two).Instructor Mary LauryMary Laury is an artist based in coastal Maine specializing in watercolors. She was the Executive Director of Schoodic Arts for All, a non- profit organization celebrating the arts and culture in Downeast Coastal Maine. The dynamic nature and botanical subjects of Maine are Mary’s passions. You can see her paintings exhibited at various galleries along the coast of her home state. An experienced teacher, she has taught painting, drawing and dancing both in the classroom and in the field, for many educational programs. Back in 1999, Laury signed on to teach, painting, drawing and ballroom dancing at Schoodic Arts’ inaugural arts festival. A painter whose work was carried in at least six galleries, she went on to stage the group’s first visual arts show. She was hired as the organization’s first executive director. Laury says she will continue to teach painting and drawing. Visit my website marylaury.comCooking engages all the senses. We'll prepare great tasting lunches and hearty dinners for ourselves and fellow artists. Instruction will include selection and care of tools, history of recipes, finding, choosing and preparing ingredients, and techniques for getting great results in record time. All supplies and tools will be provided.Instructor Chris ToyAuthor of 6 popular cookbooks, Chris cooks and teaches privately at local kitchen stores, and for several community education programs around Maine. Chris’s popular hands-on classes are built around his teaching skills and his deep appreciation for fresh, simply prepared food. Chris’ cooking incorporates straightforward methods, fresh ingredients, and combinations of unique flavors, all drawing family and friends together to enjoy great food and one another’s company. Visit me at christoy.net
 
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM    FHS Gym Repai
 
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM    Fall Soccer 2023 (Little Falcons & Tiny Tigers) - Little Falcons Soccer
Little Falcons & Tiny Tigers Soccer Saturdays provide the perfect opportunity for the first steps in soccer and are full of fun! The practices will be hosted at Freeport Hunter Road Fields and at Durham Community School.We'll work on developing soccer skills including dribbling, passing and shooting. Participants will be divided by age/ability and also play small sided games. Program emphasis will be on having fun, exercise and parent/child interaction. Includes program t-shirt and end of season award. We require a water bottle and highly recommend that participants wear shin guards. Cleats are not expected at this level. Parent volunteers are needed to assist with this program.
 
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM    Fall Soccer 2023 (Little Falcons & Tiny Tigers) - Tiny Tigers Soccer
Little Falcons & Tiny Tigers Soccer Saturdays provide the perfect opportunity for the first steps in soccer and are full of fun! The practices will be hosted at Freeport Hunter Road Fields and at Durham Community School.We'll work on developing soccer skills including dribbling, passing and shooting. Participants will be divided by age/ability and also play small sided games. Program emphasis will be on having fun, exercise and parent/child interaction. Includes program t-shirt and end of season award. We require a water bottle and highly recommend that participants wear shin guards. Cleats are not expected at this level. Parent volunteers are needed to assist with this program.
 
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM    Fall Soccer League 2023 (Grades 1-6) - Grade 5/6 Coed Soccer
The RSU5 Community Programs Fall Soccer League is designed for children to learn, develop, and enhance their overall skills while having fun and gaining experience on the field and as part of a team. Participants will play games on Saturday mornings and participate in one practice during the week. Practice days/times are TBD and will likely begin the last week in August or first week in September, depends of the age group. Once teams are finalized a coach will contact you. If you have a specific day or time that you CANNOT practice, please indicate this when signing up. In an effort to create equally balanced teams, we cannot accommodate all specific team/coach requests.When you register, you will be asked where you would prefer to practice. You may choose either Durham or Freeport, and we will do all that we can to place your child on a team that practices in that town. Early registration and parent volunteers are integral to making sure we can accomodate all players and their requests.The teams grades 1-4 will play six games, one each Saturday morning. Games last about an hour. If we have projected numbers correctly, children choosing Durham teams will play at least half of their games in Durham and the other in Freeport; those choosing Freeport should play 4–5 games at Hunter Road Fields, Pownal Road Field and 1-2 games in Durham.For the Grades 5-6 we would like to have 2 teams (one boys and one girls) if there will be enough players registered, but we might have only one Co-ed team if the numbers will be under our estimations. Also, for grades 5-6, one practice will be in Durham at DCS and one in Freeport at Hunter Road Field. The games will be played at Hunter Road Field or away.Schedules will be available in late August or early September. 
 
12:00 PM - 11:59 PM    Acadian Arts Maine Retreats - Cooking at Roosevelt Campobello International Park, New Brunswick, Canada
Acadian Arts Retreats are safe and creative spaces set on the scenic Maine coast. Participants explore creative, visual, and culinary arts in small groups guided by skilled instructors. Acadia is the name given by French explorers to the north Atlantic coast. Acadia means idyllic place or refuge in Greek. Cadie means fertile land to the Mi' Kmaq.  When you select a retreat, you will choose to specialize in Water Color Painting or Asian Fusion Cooking. All retreats include meals, instruction and evening activities. For a complete list of retreats, including descriptions and special guests, view the program flyer here. You will find contacts there to arrange for accommodations if you would like the fully immersive experience, though day students are welcome.Watercolor is an exciting medium; flowing, moving, doing beautiful things. If you haven't used watercolors we'll start at the beginning. If you have, you'll learn new tips. Weather permitting, we'll go out for plein air painting of sky, water, and rocks, culminating in a finished work (or two).Instructor Mary LauryMary Laury is an artist based in coastal Maine specializing in watercolors. She was the Executive Director of Schoodic Arts for All, a non- profit organization celebrating the arts and culture in Downeast Coastal Maine. The dynamic nature and botanical subjects of Maine are Mary’s passions. You can see her paintings exhibited at various galleries along the coast of her home state. An experienced teacher, she has taught painting, drawing and dancing both in the classroom and in the field, for many educational programs. Back in 1999, Laury signed on to teach, painting, drawing and ballroom dancing at Schoodic Arts’ inaugural arts festival. A painter whose work was carried in at least six galleries, she went on to stage the group’s first visual arts show. She was hired as the organization’s first executive director. Laury says she will continue to teach painting and drawing. Visit my website marylaury.comCooking engages all the senses. We'll prepare great tasting lunches and hearty dinners for ourselves and fellow artists. Instruction will include selection and care of tools, history of recipes, finding, choosing and preparing ingredients, and techniques for getting great results in record time. All supplies and tools will be provided.Instructor Chris ToyAuthor of 6 popular cookbooks, Chris cooks and teaches privately at local kitchen stores, and for several community education programs around Maine. Chris’s popular hands-on classes are built around his teaching skills and his deep appreciation for fresh, simply prepared food. Chris’ cooking incorporates straightforward methods, fresh ingredients, and combinations of unique flavors, all drawing family and friends together to enjoy great food and one another’s company. Visit me at christoy.net
 
Sunday October 8, 2023
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM    Acadian Arts Maine Retreats - Watercolor at Roosevelt Campobello International Park, New Brunswick, Canada
Acadian Arts Retreats are safe and creative spaces set on the scenic Maine coast. Participants explore creative, visual, and culinary arts in small groups guided by skilled instructors. Acadia is the name given by French explorers to the north Atlantic coast. Acadia means idyllic place or refuge in Greek. Cadie means fertile land to the Mi' Kmaq.  When you select a retreat, you will choose to specialize in Water Color Painting or Asian Fusion Cooking. All retreats include meals, instruction and evening activities. For a complete list of retreats, including descriptions and special guests, view the program flyer here. You will find contacts there to arrange for accommodations if you would like the fully immersive experience, though day students are welcome.Watercolor is an exciting medium; flowing, moving, doing beautiful things. If you haven't used watercolors we'll start at the beginning. If you have, you'll learn new tips. Weather permitting, we'll go out for plein air painting of sky, water, and rocks, culminating in a finished work (or two).Instructor Mary LauryMary Laury is an artist based in coastal Maine specializing in watercolors. She was the Executive Director of Schoodic Arts for All, a non- profit organization celebrating the arts and culture in Downeast Coastal Maine. The dynamic nature and botanical subjects of Maine are Mary’s passions. You can see her paintings exhibited at various galleries along the coast of her home state. An experienced teacher, she has taught painting, drawing and dancing both in the classroom and in the field, for many educational programs. Back in 1999, Laury signed on to teach, painting, drawing and ballroom dancing at Schoodic Arts’ inaugural arts festival. A painter whose work was carried in at least six galleries, she went on to stage the group’s first visual arts show. She was hired as the organization’s first executive director. Laury says she will continue to teach painting and drawing. Visit my website marylaury.comCooking engages all the senses. We'll prepare great tasting lunches and hearty dinners for ourselves and fellow artists. Instruction will include selection and care of tools, history of recipes, finding, choosing and preparing ingredients, and techniques for getting great results in record time. All supplies and tools will be provided.Instructor Chris ToyAuthor of 6 popular cookbooks, Chris cooks and teaches privately at local kitchen stores, and for several community education programs around Maine. Chris’s popular hands-on classes are built around his teaching skills and his deep appreciation for fresh, simply prepared food. Chris’ cooking incorporates straightforward methods, fresh ingredients, and combinations of unique flavors, all drawing family and friends together to enjoy great food and one another’s company. Visit me at christoy.net
 
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM    FHS Gym Repai
 
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM    Adult Rec Basketball Open Gym - Adult Rec Basketball DCS Sundays
Play pick up basketball and stay in shape year round.  MUST be pre-registered with Community Programs - NO Drop-insSundays excluded when Monday is a holiday. Wednesdays excluded for school gatherings and during middle school basketball season.
 
12:00 PM - 11:59 PM    Acadian Arts Maine Retreats - Cooking at Roosevelt Campobello International Park, New Brunswick, Canada
Acadian Arts Retreats are safe and creative spaces set on the scenic Maine coast. Participants explore creative, visual, and culinary arts in small groups guided by skilled instructors. Acadia is the name given by French explorers to the north Atlantic coast. Acadia means idyllic place or refuge in Greek. Cadie means fertile land to the Mi' Kmaq.  When you select a retreat, you will choose to specialize in Water Color Painting or Asian Fusion Cooking. All retreats include meals, instruction and evening activities. For a complete list of retreats, including descriptions and special guests, view the program flyer here. You will find contacts there to arrange for accommodations if you would like the fully immersive experience, though day students are welcome.Watercolor is an exciting medium; flowing, moving, doing beautiful things. If you haven't used watercolors we'll start at the beginning. If you have, you'll learn new tips. Weather permitting, we'll go out for plein air painting of sky, water, and rocks, culminating in a finished work (or two).Instructor Mary LauryMary Laury is an artist based in coastal Maine specializing in watercolors. She was the Executive Director of Schoodic Arts for All, a non- profit organization celebrating the arts and culture in Downeast Coastal Maine. The dynamic nature and botanical subjects of Maine are Mary’s passions. You can see her paintings exhibited at various galleries along the coast of her home state. An experienced teacher, she has taught painting, drawing and dancing both in the classroom and in the field, for many educational programs. Back in 1999, Laury signed on to teach, painting, drawing and ballroom dancing at Schoodic Arts’ inaugural arts festival. A painter whose work was carried in at least six galleries, she went on to stage the group’s first visual arts show. She was hired as the organization’s first executive director. Laury says she will continue to teach painting and drawing. Visit my website marylaury.comCooking engages all the senses. We'll prepare great tasting lunches and hearty dinners for ourselves and fellow artists. Instruction will include selection and care of tools, history of recipes, finding, choosing and preparing ingredients, and techniques for getting great results in record time. All supplies and tools will be provided.Instructor Chris ToyAuthor of 6 popular cookbooks, Chris cooks and teaches privately at local kitchen stores, and for several community education programs around Maine. Chris’s popular hands-on classes are built around his teaching skills and his deep appreciation for fresh, simply prepared food. Chris’ cooking incorporates straightforward methods, fresh ingredients, and combinations of unique flavors, all drawing family and friends together to enjoy great food and one another’s company. Visit me at christoy.net
 
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM    Adult Rec Basketball Open Gym - Adult Rec Basketball FMS Sundays
Play pick up basketball and stay in shape year round.  MUST be pre-registered with Community Programs - NO Drop-insSundays excluded when Monday is a holiday. Wednesdays excluded for school gatherings and during middle school basketball season.
 
Monday October 9, 2023
12:00 AM - 1:00 PM    Acadian Arts Maine Retreats - Watercolor at Roosevelt Campobello International Park, New Brunswick, Canada
Acadian Arts Retreats are safe and creative spaces set on the scenic Maine coast. Participants explore creative, visual, and culinary arts in small groups guided by skilled instructors. Acadia is the name given by French explorers to the north Atlantic coast. Acadia means idyllic place or refuge in Greek. Cadie means fertile land to the Mi' Kmaq.  When you select a retreat, you will choose to specialize in Water Color Painting or Asian Fusion Cooking. All retreats include meals, instruction and evening activities. For a complete list of retreats, including descriptions and special guests, view the program flyer here. You will find contacts there to arrange for accommodations if you would like the fully immersive experience, though day students are welcome.Watercolor is an exciting medium; flowing, moving, doing beautiful things. If you haven't used watercolors we'll start at the beginning. If you have, you'll learn new tips. Weather permitting, we'll go out for plein air painting of sky, water, and rocks, culminating in a finished work (or two).Instructor Mary LauryMary Laury is an artist based in coastal Maine specializing in watercolors. She was the Executive Director of Schoodic Arts for All, a non- profit organization celebrating the arts and culture in Downeast Coastal Maine. The dynamic nature and botanical subjects of Maine are Mary’s passions. You can see her paintings exhibited at various galleries along the coast of her home state. An experienced teacher, she has taught painting, drawing and dancing both in the classroom and in the field, for many educational programs. Back in 1999, Laury signed on to teach, painting, drawing and ballroom dancing at Schoodic Arts’ inaugural arts festival. A painter whose work was carried in at least six galleries, she went on to stage the group’s first visual arts show. She was hired as the organization’s first executive director. Laury says she will continue to teach painting and drawing. Visit my website marylaury.comCooking engages all the senses. We'll prepare great tasting lunches and hearty dinners for ourselves and fellow artists. Instruction will include selection and care of tools, history of recipes, finding, choosing and preparing ingredients, and techniques for getting great results in record time. All supplies and tools will be provided.Instructor Chris ToyAuthor of 6 popular cookbooks, Chris cooks and teaches privately at local kitchen stores, and for several community education programs around Maine. Chris’s popular hands-on classes are built around his teaching skills and his deep appreciation for fresh, simply prepared food. Chris’ cooking incorporates straightforward methods, fresh ingredients, and combinations of unique flavors, all drawing family and friends together to enjoy great food and one another’s company. Visit me at christoy.net
 
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM    FHS Gym Repai
 
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM    Acadian Arts Maine Retreats - Cooking at Roosevelt Campobello International Park, New Brunswick, Canada
Acadian Arts Retreats are safe and creative spaces set on the scenic Maine coast. Participants explore creative, visual, and culinary arts in small groups guided by skilled instructors. Acadia is the name given by French explorers to the north Atlantic coast. Acadia means idyllic place or refuge in Greek. Cadie means fertile land to the Mi' Kmaq.  When you select a retreat, you will choose to specialize in Water Color Painting or Asian Fusion Cooking. All retreats include meals, instruction and evening activities. For a complete list of retreats, including descriptions and special guests, view the program flyer here. You will find contacts there to arrange for accommodations if you would like the fully immersive experience, though day students are welcome.Watercolor is an exciting medium; flowing, moving, doing beautiful things. If you haven't used watercolors we'll start at the beginning. If you have, you'll learn new tips. Weather permitting, we'll go out for plein air painting of sky, water, and rocks, culminating in a finished work (or two).Instructor Mary LauryMary Laury is an artist based in coastal Maine specializing in watercolors. She was the Executive Director of Schoodic Arts for All, a non- profit organization celebrating the arts and culture in Downeast Coastal Maine. The dynamic nature and botanical subjects of Maine are Mary’s passions. You can see her paintings exhibited at various galleries along the coast of her home state. An experienced teacher, she has taught painting, drawing and dancing both in the classroom and in the field, for many educational programs. Back in 1999, Laury signed on to teach, painting, drawing and ballroom dancing at Schoodic Arts’ inaugural arts festival. A painter whose work was carried in at least six galleries, she went on to stage the group’s first visual arts show. She was hired as the organization’s first executive director. Laury says she will continue to teach painting and drawing. Visit my website marylaury.comCooking engages all the senses. We'll prepare great tasting lunches and hearty dinners for ourselves and fellow artists. Instruction will include selection and care of tools, history of recipes, finding, choosing and preparing ingredients, and techniques for getting great results in record time. All supplies and tools will be provided.Instructor Chris ToyAuthor of 6 popular cookbooks, Chris cooks and teaches privately at local kitchen stores, and for several community education programs around Maine. Chris’s popular hands-on classes are built around his teaching skills and his deep appreciation for fresh, simply prepared food. Chris’ cooking incorporates straightforward methods, fresh ingredients, and combinations of unique flavors, all drawing family and friends together to enjoy great food and one another’s company. Visit me at christoy.net
 
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM    Laugh & Learn After Care
 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Fall Soccer League 2023 (Grades 1-6) - Grade 1/2 Coed Soccer: Durham 1 @ Practice
The RSU5 Community Programs Fall Soccer League is designed for children to learn, develop, and enhance their overall skills while having fun and gaining experience on the field and as part of a team. Participants will play games on Saturday mornings and participate in one practice during the week. Practice days/times are TBD and will likely begin the last week in August or first week in September, depends of the age group. Once teams are finalized a coach will contact you. If you have a specific day or time that you CANNOT practice, please indicate this when signing up. In an effort to create equally balanced teams, we cannot accommodate all specific team/coach requests.When you register, you will be asked where you would prefer to practice. You may choose either Durham or Freeport, and we will do all that we can to place your child on a team that practices in that town. Early registration and parent volunteers are integral to making sure we can accomodate all players and their requests.The teams grades 1-4 will play six games, one each Saturday morning. Games last about an hour. If we have projected numbers correctly, children choosing Durham teams will play at least half of their games in Durham and the other in Freeport; those choosing Freeport should play 4–5 games at Hunter Road Fields, Pownal Road Field and 1-2 games in Durham.For the Grades 5-6 we would like to have 2 teams (one boys and one girls) if there will be enough players registered, but we might have only one Co-ed team if the numbers will be under our estimations. Also, for grades 5-6, one practice will be in Durham at DCS and one in Freeport at Hunter Road Field. The games will be played at Hunter Road Field or away.Schedules will be available in late August or early September. 
 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Fall Soccer League 2023 (Grades 1-6) - Grade 1/2 Coed Soccer: Freeport 6 @ Practice
The RSU5 Community Programs Fall Soccer League is designed for children to learn, develop, and enhance their overall skills while having fun and gaining experience on the field and as part of a team. Participants will play games on Saturday mornings and participate in one practice during the week. Practice days/times are TBD and will likely begin the last week in August or first week in September, depends of the age group. Once teams are finalized a coach will contact you. If you have a specific day or time that you CANNOT practice, please indicate this when signing up. In an effort to create equally balanced teams, we cannot accommodate all specific team/coach requests.When you register, you will be asked where you would prefer to practice. You may choose either Durham or Freeport, and we will do all that we can to place your child on a team that practices in that town. Early registration and parent volunteers are integral to making sure we can accomodate all players and their requests.The teams grades 1-4 will play six games, one each Saturday morning. Games last about an hour. If we have projected numbers correctly, children choosing Durham teams will play at least half of their games in Durham and the other in Freeport; those choosing Freeport should play 4–5 games at Hunter Road Fields, Pownal Road Field and 1-2 games in Durham.For the Grades 5-6 we would like to have 2 teams (one boys and one girls) if there will be enough players registered, but we might have only one Co-ed team if the numbers will be under our estimations. Also, for grades 5-6, one practice will be in Durham at DCS and one in Freeport at Hunter Road Field. The games will be played at Hunter Road Field or away.Schedules will be available in late August or early September. 
 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Fall Soccer League 2023 (Grades 1-6) - Grade 1/2 Coed Soccer: Freeport 8 @ Practice
The RSU5 Community Programs Fall Soccer League is designed for children to learn, develop, and enhance their overall skills while having fun and gaining experience on the field and as part of a team. Participants will play games on Saturday mornings and participate in one practice during the week. Practice days/times are TBD and will likely begin the last week in August or first week in September, depends of the age group. Once teams are finalized a coach will contact you. If you have a specific day or time that you CANNOT practice, please indicate this when signing up. In an effort to create equally balanced teams, we cannot accommodate all specific team/coach requests.When you register, you will be asked where you would prefer to practice. You may choose either Durham or Freeport, and we will do all that we can to place your child on a team that practices in that town. Early registration and parent volunteers are integral to making sure we can accomodate all players and their requests.The teams grades 1-4 will play six games, one each Saturday morning. Games last about an hour. If we have projected numbers correctly, children choosing Durham teams will play at least half of their games in Durham and the other in Freeport; those choosing Freeport should play 4–5 games at Hunter Road Fields, Pownal Road Field and 1-2 games in Durham.For the Grades 5-6 we would like to have 2 teams (one boys and one girls) if there will be enough players registered, but we might have only one Co-ed team if the numbers will be under our estimations. Also, for grades 5-6, one practice will be in Durham at DCS and one in Freeport at Hunter Road Field. The games will be played at Hunter Road Field or away.Schedules will be available in late August or early September. 
 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Fall Soccer League 2023 (Grades 1-6) - Grade 3/4 Coed Soccer: Freeport A @ Practice
The RSU5 Community Programs Fall Soccer League is designed for children to learn, develop, and enhance their overall skills while having fun and gaining experience on the field and as part of a team. Participants will play games on Saturday mornings and participate in one practice during the week. Practice days/times are TBD and will likely begin the last week in August or first week in September, depends of the age group. Once teams are finalized a coach will contact you. If you have a specific day or time that you CANNOT practice, please indicate this when signing up. In an effort to create equally balanced teams, we cannot accommodate all specific team/coach requests.When you register, you will be asked where you would prefer to practice. You may choose either Durham or Freeport, and we will do all that we can to place your child on a team that practices in that town. Early registration and parent volunteers are integral to making sure we can accomodate all players and their requests.The teams grades 1-4 will play six games, one each Saturday morning. Games last about an hour. If we have projected numbers correctly, children choosing Durham teams will play at least half of their games in Durham and the other in Freeport; those choosing Freeport should play 4–5 games at Hunter Road Fields, Pownal Road Field and 1-2 games in Durham.For the Grades 5-6 we would like to have 2 teams (one boys and one girls) if there will be enough players registered, but we might have only one Co-ed team if the numbers will be under our estimations. Also, for grades 5-6, one practice will be in Durham at DCS and one in Freeport at Hunter Road Field. The games will be played at Hunter Road Field or away.Schedules will be available in late August or early September. 
 
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM    NFL Flag Football - NFL Flag Football
We are very excited to offer this NFL Flag Football program for all players from Durham, Freeport, and Pownal. This is a "no tackle" football program, where Safety and Fun are the main focus. This program will provide an introduction to football for our younger players. Equipment and team uniforms will be provided. Players will be required to provide their own cleats, protective cups, and mouth guards. Players practice twice a week at the Pownal Road Field and will have both home and away games. All dates are subject to change. 2023 dates are projected from last year's schedule.The Freeport Gridiron Club will be hosting their annual Registration and Equipment Sizing Event on Sunday, June 11th from 5-7 at Pownal Road Field. All are invited and encouraged to attend, regardless of if you've already registered.Open to boys and girls in Durham, Freeport and Pownal. Visit our website www.freeportfootball.com
 
Tuesday October 10, 2023
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM    FHS Gym Repai
 
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM    Toddler Tumbling & Fitness - Early Fall
Learn basic gymnastics and tumbling skills while exploring creative movement in this dynamic class. Children will use equipment and props to build strength, coordination, agility, and balance in an exciting and social atmosphere. They will also engage in stories, art projects, and practice classroom skills including direction following and group collaboration. Parents are encouraged to help their children participate throughout the class!
 
2:45 PM - 5:00 PM    Fall Tennis (Middle School) - Fall Tennis (Grades 6-8)
We're bringing tennis back for RSU5 middle-schoolers! This fun and instructional tennis program is for all students with an interest in the game of tennis. Sessions will emphasize fundamentals and mechanics, and is a fun way to learn the game or to sharpen skills. Fourteen sessions over six weeks will include multiple competitive opportunities against other local middle school programs. *Meeting times are subject to change.
 
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Driver Education - Roy's Driver & Rider Ed October
RSU5 DOES NOT take the Registrations - you must go through ROY'S to register.This course meets the state required 30 hours of classroom lecture and 10 hours of driving time.-Students must bring their birth certificate, social security card and blue or black ink pen to the first class. -Students must be 15 before the first class.-All students are required to wear a mask during class and driving as well as socially distance at all times when not seated.REGISTER THROUGH ROY'S DRIVING ACADEMY 784-6245 or https://roysdriving.com/locations/freeport/ for more class information and registration
 
3:20 PM - 4:20 PM    Top Rockers Hip Hop Dance Crew - MSS Hip Hop Early Fall
Join us after school to learn beginning jazz and hip hop dance moves, conditioning and improvisation.  Get ready to have fun and work hard as we move to the beat!  Age appropriate music will be used for all sessions. Please send your dancer with comfortable flexible clothes (no jeans) and sneakers. The last day of most classes there will be a parent showcase.*In lieu of a parent performance, dancers in all of Miss Kate's Late Fall classes will be invited to a performance for all current dance class families at the Freeport High School Performing Arts Center on Tuesday, December 12th!
 
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM    Teacher Workout
 
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM    Laugh & Learn After Care
 
3:45 PM - 4:45 PM    Peace Art Posters - Peace Art FMS
The Freeport Lioness Lions would like to give children within our district the chance to express their visions of peace and inspire the world through art and creativity. This year's theme is “Dare to Dream”. We’re asking young people to show how they’ll turn their dream of a peaceful world into reality. Students ages 11, 12 or 13 as of November 15 may have their poster entered in the District Contest. Winners of each level of the contest receive an award and may move on to the next level. Students are NOT required to have their poster entered in the contest. Class is FREE and sponsored by the Freeport Lioness Lions. Sarah Cass will be teaching the class. All materials will be provided. Class is open to students of any age grades 5 - 8
 
4:30 PM - 5:15 PM    Tiny Tappy Toes Dance Combo - MSS Dance Early Fall
Learn basic ballet, tap and creative movement steps with instructor Kate Andreu.  Dance teaches self confidence, balance, and coordination and keeps a child's mind and body working together.  Bring a pair of socks or flexible shoes and dress shoes (for tap technique) to every class.  Ballet and tap shoes are recommended but not required.  Please send your dancer in comfortable, flexible clothes (no jeans) and sneakers.  A parent showcase will be held on the last day of class.
 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Fall Soccer League 2023 (Grades 1-6) - Grade 1/2 Coed Soccer: Freeport 7 @ Practice
The RSU5 Community Programs Fall Soccer League is designed for children to learn, develop, and enhance their overall skills while having fun and gaining experience on the field and as part of a team. Participants will play games on Saturday mornings and participate in one practice during the week. Practice days/times are TBD and will likely begin the last week in August or first week in September, depends of the age group. Once teams are finalized a coach will contact you. If you have a specific day or time that you CANNOT practice, please indicate this when signing up. In an effort to create equally balanced teams, we cannot accommodate all specific team/coach requests.When you register, you will be asked where you would prefer to practice. You may choose either Durham or Freeport, and we will do all that we can to place your child on a team that practices in that town. Early registration and parent volunteers are integral to making sure we can accomodate all players and their requests.The teams grades 1-4 will play six games, one each Saturday morning. Games last about an hour. If we have projected numbers correctly, children choosing Durham teams will play at least half of their games in Durham and the other in Freeport; those choosing Freeport should play 4–5 games at Hunter Road Fields, Pownal Road Field and 1-2 games in Durham.For the Grades 5-6 we would like to have 2 teams (one boys and one girls) if there will be enough players registered, but we might have only one Co-ed team if the numbers will be under our estimations. Also, for grades 5-6, one practice will be in Durham at DCS and one in Freeport at Hunter Road Field. The games will be played at Hunter Road Field or away.Schedules will be available in late August or early September. 
 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Fall Soccer League 2023 (Grades 1-6) - Grade 1/2 Coed Soccer: Freeport 10 @ Practice
The RSU5 Community Programs Fall Soccer League is designed for children to learn, develop, and enhance their overall skills while having fun and gaining experience on the field and as part of a team. Participants will play games on Saturday mornings and participate in one practice during the week. Practice days/times are TBD and will likely begin the last week in August or first week in September, depends of the age group. Once teams are finalized a coach will contact you. If you have a specific day or time that you CANNOT practice, please indicate this when signing up. In an effort to create equally balanced teams, we cannot accommodate all specific team/coach requests.When you register, you will be asked where you would prefer to practice. You may choose either Durham or Freeport, and we will do all that we can to place your child on a team that practices in that town. Early registration and parent volunteers are integral to making sure we can accomodate all players and their requests.The teams grades 1-4 will play six games, one each Saturday morning. Games last about an hour. If we have projected numbers correctly, children choosing Durham teams will play at least half of their games in Durham and the other in Freeport; those choosing Freeport should play 4–5 games at Hunter Road Fields, Pownal Road Field and 1-2 games in Durham.For the Grades 5-6 we would like to have 2 teams (one boys and one girls) if there will be enough players registered, but we might have only one Co-ed team if the numbers will be under our estimations. Also, for grades 5-6, one practice will be in Durham at DCS and one in Freeport at Hunter Road Field. The games will be played at Hunter Road Field or away.Schedules will be available in late August or early September. 
 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Fall Soccer League 2023 (Grades 1-6) - Grade 5/6 Coed Soccer: Durham White @ Practice
The RSU5 Community Programs Fall Soccer League is designed for children to learn, develop, and enhance their overall skills while having fun and gaining experience on the field and as part of a team. Participants will play games on Saturday mornings and participate in one practice during the week. Practice days/times are TBD and will likely begin the last week in August or first week in September, depends of the age group. Once teams are finalized a coach will contact you. If you have a specific day or time that you CANNOT practice, please indicate this when signing up. In an effort to create equally balanced teams, we cannot accommodate all specific team/coach requests.When you register, you will be asked where you would prefer to practice. You may choose either Durham or Freeport, and we will do all that we can to place your child on a team that practices in that town. Early registration and parent volunteers are integral to making sure we can accomodate all players and their requests.The teams grades 1-4 will play six games, one each Saturday morning. Games last about an hour. If we have projected numbers correctly, children choosing Durham teams will play at least half of their games in Durham and the other in Freeport; those choosing Freeport should play 4–5 games at Hunter Road Fields, Pownal Road Field and 1-2 games in Durham.For the Grades 5-6 we would like to have 2 teams (one boys and one girls) if there will be enough players registered, but we might have only one Co-ed team if the numbers will be under our estimations. Also, for grades 5-6, one practice will be in Durham at DCS and one in Freeport at Hunter Road Field. The games will be played at Hunter Road Field or away.Schedules will be available in late August or early September. 
 
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Girl Scout Sign Ups
 
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM    PTC Meeting
 
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Maine Youth Orchestra
 
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM    Freeport Players
 
Wednesday October 11, 2023
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM    FHS Gym Repai
 
7:50 AM - 8:35 AM    Introduction to German - Fall: Sport, Spiel und Spaß II
Your kids will be amazed by how much German they know already: auto, bus, ball, and gesundheit are all German words.  In our morning classes, we will not only discover more about the German language, but also German culture.  Where is Germany on a map? How do German kids live? What is the school day like? What sports do they play? What do we all have in common? What is different? In a fun, interactive setting, we will discover Germany and the world together.  Bis bald!*If you are new to this program, please contact the instructor before registering at hornschildbearv@rsu5.org.
 
2:45 PM - 3:30 PM    Special Ed Meeting
 
3:25 PM - 4:25 PM    Top Rockers Hip Hop Dance Crew - MLS Dance Early Fall
Join us after school to learn beginning jazz and hip hop dance moves, conditioning and improvisation.  Get ready to have fun and work hard as we move to the beat!  Age appropriate music will be used for all sessions. Please send your dancer with comfortable flexible clothes (no jeans) and sneakers. The last day of most classes there will be a parent showcase.*In lieu of a parent performance, dancers in all of Miss Kate's Late Fall classes will be invited to a performance for all current dance class families at the Freeport High School Performing Arts Center on Tuesday, December 12th!
 
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM    Laugh & Learn After Care
 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Fall Soccer League 2023 (Grades 1-6) - Grade 1/2 Coed Soccer: Freeport 4 @ Practice
The RSU5 Community Programs Fall Soccer League is designed for children to learn, develop, and enhance their overall skills while having fun and gaining experience on the field and as part of a team. Participants will play games on Saturday mornings and participate in one practice during the week. Practice days/times are TBD and will likely begin the last week in August or first week in September, depends of the age group. Once teams are finalized a coach will contact you. If you have a specific day or time that you CANNOT practice, please indicate this when signing up. In an effort to create equally balanced teams, we cannot accommodate all specific team/coach requests.When you register, you will be asked where you would prefer to practice. You may choose either Durham or Freeport, and we will do all that we can to place your child on a team that practices in that town. Early registration and parent volunteers are integral to making sure we can accomodate all players and their requests.The teams grades 1-4 will play six games, one each Saturday morning. Games last about an hour. If we have projected numbers correctly, children choosing Durham teams will play at least half of their games in Durham and the other in Freeport; those choosing Freeport should play 4–5 games at Hunter Road Fields, Pownal Road Field and 1-2 games in Durham.For the Grades 5-6 we would like to have 2 teams (one boys and one girls) if there will be enough players registered, but we might have only one Co-ed team if the numbers will be under our estimations. Also, for grades 5-6, one practice will be in Durham at DCS and one in Freeport at Hunter Road Field. The games will be played at Hunter Road Field or away.Schedules will be available in late August or early September. 
 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Fall Soccer League 2023 (Grades 1-6) - Grade 1/2 Coed Soccer: Freeport 9 @ Practice
The RSU5 Community Programs Fall Soccer League is designed for children to learn, develop, and enhance their overall skills while having fun and gaining experience on the field and as part of a team. Participants will play games on Saturday mornings and participate in one practice during the week. Practice days/times are TBD and will likely begin the last week in August or first week in September, depends of the age group. Once teams are finalized a coach will contact you. If you have a specific day or time that you CANNOT practice, please indicate this when signing up. In an effort to create equally balanced teams, we cannot accommodate all specific team/coach requests.When you register, you will be asked where you would prefer to practice. You may choose either Durham or Freeport, and we will do all that we can to place your child on a team that practices in that town. Early registration and parent volunteers are integral to making sure we can accomodate all players and their requests.The teams grades 1-4 will play six games, one each Saturday morning. Games last about an hour. If we have projected numbers correctly, children choosing Durham teams will play at least half of their games in Durham and the other in Freeport; those choosing Freeport should play 4–5 games at Hunter Road Fields, Pownal Road Field and 1-2 games in Durham.For the Grades 5-6 we would like to have 2 teams (one boys and one girls) if there will be enough players registered, but we might have only one Co-ed team if the numbers will be under our estimations. Also, for grades 5-6, one practice will be in Durham at DCS and one in Freeport at Hunter Road Field. The games will be played at Hunter Road Field or away.Schedules will be available in late August or early September. 
 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Fall Soccer League 2023 (Grades 1-6) - Grade 1/2 Coed Soccer: Durham 2 @ Practice
The RSU5 Community Programs Fall Soccer League is designed for children to learn, develop, and enhance their overall skills while having fun and gaining experience on the field and as part of a team. Participants will play games on Saturday mornings and participate in one practice during the week. Practice days/times are TBD and will likely begin the last week in August or first week in September, depends of the age group. Once teams are finalized a coach will contact you. If you have a specific day or time that you CANNOT practice, please indicate this when signing up. In an effort to create equally balanced teams, we cannot accommodate all specific team/coach requests.When you register, you will be asked where you would prefer to practice. You may choose either Durham or Freeport, and we will do all that we can to place your child on a team that practices in that town. Early registration and parent volunteers are integral to making sure we can accomodate all players and their requests.The teams grades 1-4 will play six games, one each Saturday morning. Games last about an hour. If we have projected numbers correctly, children choosing Durham teams will play at least half of their games in Durham and the other in Freeport; those choosing Freeport should play 4–5 games at Hunter Road Fields, Pownal Road Field and 1-2 games in Durham.For the Grades 5-6 we would like to have 2 teams (one boys and one girls) if there will be enough players registered, but we might have only one Co-ed team if the numbers will be under our estimations. Also, for grades 5-6, one practice will be in Durham at DCS and one in Freeport at Hunter Road Field. The games will be played at Hunter Road Field or away.Schedules will be available in late August or early September. 
 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Fall Soccer League 2023 (Grades 1-6) - Grade 3/4 Coed Soccer: Durham C @ Practice
The RSU5 Community Programs Fall Soccer League is designed for children to learn, develop, and enhance their overall skills while having fun and gaining experience on the field and as part of a team. Participants will play games on Saturday mornings and participate in one practice during the week. Practice days/times are TBD and will likely begin the last week in August or first week in September, depends of the age group. Once teams are finalized a coach will contact you. If you have a specific day or time that you CANNOT practice, please indicate this when signing up. In an effort to create equally balanced teams, we cannot accommodate all specific team/coach requests.When you register, you will be asked where you would prefer to practice. You may choose either Durham or Freeport, and we will do all that we can to place your child on a team that practices in that town. Early registration and parent volunteers are integral to making sure we can accomodate all players and their requests.The teams grades 1-4 will play six games, one each Saturday morning. Games last about an hour. If we have projected numbers correctly, children choosing Durham teams will play at least half of their games in Durham and the other in Freeport; those choosing Freeport should play 4–5 games at Hunter Road Fields, Pownal Road Field and 1-2 games in Durham.For the Grades 5-6 we would like to have 2 teams (one boys and one girls) if there will be enough players registered, but we might have only one Co-ed team if the numbers will be under our estimations. Also, for grades 5-6, one practice will be in Durham at DCS and one in Freeport at Hunter Road Field. The games will be played at Hunter Road Field or away.Schedules will be available in late August or early September. 
 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Fall Soccer League 2023 (Grades 1-6) - Grade 5/6 Coed Soccer: Freeport Maroon @ Practice
The RSU5 Community Programs Fall Soccer League is designed for children to learn, develop, and enhance their overall skills while having fun and gaining experience on the field and as part of a team. Participants will play games on Saturday mornings and participate in one practice during the week. Practice days/times are TBD and will likely begin the last week in August or first week in September, depends of the age group. Once teams are finalized a coach will contact you. If you have a specific day or time that you CANNOT practice, please indicate this when signing up. In an effort to create equally balanced teams, we cannot accommodate all specific team/coach requests.When you register, you will be asked where you would prefer to practice. You may choose either Durham or Freeport, and we will do all that we can to place your child on a team that practices in that town. Early registration and parent volunteers are integral to making sure we can accomodate all players and their requests.The teams grades 1-4 will play six games, one each Saturday morning. Games last about an hour. If we have projected numbers correctly, children choosing Durham teams will play at least half of their games in Durham and the other in Freeport; those choosing Freeport should play 4–5 games at Hunter Road Fields, Pownal Road Field and 1-2 games in Durham.For the Grades 5-6 we would like to have 2 teams (one boys and one girls) if there will be enough players registered, but we might have only one Co-ed team if the numbers will be under our estimations. Also, for grades 5-6, one practice will be in Durham at DCS and one in Freeport at Hunter Road Field. The games will be played at Hunter Road Field or away.Schedules will be available in late August or early September. 
 
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM    NFL Flag Football - NFL Flag Football
We are very excited to offer this NFL Flag Football program for all players from Durham, Freeport, and Pownal. This is a "no tackle" football program, where Safety and Fun are the main focus. This program will provide an introduction to football for our younger players. Equipment and team uniforms will be provided. Players will be required to provide their own cleats, protective cups, and mouth guards. Players practice twice a week at the Pownal Road Field and will have both home and away games. All dates are subject to change. 2023 dates are projected from last year's schedule.The Freeport Gridiron Club will be hosting their annual Registration and Equipment Sizing Event on Sunday, June 11th from 5-7 at Pownal Road Field. All are invited and encouraged to attend, regardless of if you've already registered.Open to boys and girls in Durham, Freeport and Pownal. Visit our website www.freeportfootball.com
 
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM    Freeport Players
 
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM    Adult Rec Basketball Open Gym - Adult Rec Basketball DCS Wednesdays
Play pick up basketball and stay in shape year round.  MUST be pre-registered with Community Programs - NO Drop-insSundays excluded when Monday is a holiday. Wednesdays excluded for school gatherings and during middle school basketball season.
 
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM    School Board Meeting
 
6:45 PM - 8:00 PM    sports
 
Thursday October 12, 2023
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM    FHS Gym Repai
 
3:00 PM - 7:00 PM    FHS Parent Teacher Conferences
 
3:15 PM - 4:15 PM    Mad Science: Energize It! - Mad Science - Energize It! PES
Hop on board the Mad Science express for a high speed hands-on experience that will energize your mind!  Join us and explore the many facets of energy, forces, motion, potions, and yes .... slime!  Reach for your potential .... and kinetic energy as you experiment with gadgets, cars, and catapults.  Discover how to make objects disappear and reappear as we unravel the mysteries of magic with science.  Slide down the colorful pH scale and make liquids bubble, fizz, and pop. Learn the physics of optical illusions and build your very own periscope! Ooze into a gooey hour of sliming arounding as you discover the slimy properties of your favorite polymer. Act out hot molecule movements and discover some unusual applications of glow-in-the dark technology. Explore forces by making centrifuges, spinning gyroscopes, and building your own center of gravity game to take home. This program is so energizing, even gravity can't keep you down!Put on your seat belt -- theses energetic classes are going to make you have a blast!Morse Street Students may ride the bus from school to Mast Landing.
 
3:20 PM - 4:20 PM    Top Rockers Hip Hop Dance Crew - DCS Dance Early Fall
Join us after school to learn beginning jazz and hip hop dance moves, conditioning and improvisation.  Get ready to have fun and work hard as we move to the beat!  Age appropriate music will be used for all sessions. Please send your dancer with comfortable flexible clothes (no jeans) and sneakers. The last day of most classes there will be a parent showcase.*In lieu of a parent performance, dancers in all of Miss Kate's Late Fall classes will be invited to a performance for all current dance class families at the Freeport High School Performing Arts Center on Tuesday, December 12th!
 
3:25 PM - 4:45 PM    Girl Scout Troop Meeting
 
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM    Peace Art Posters - Peace Art DCS
The Freeport Lioness Lions would like to give children within our district the chance to express their visions of peace and inspire the world through art and creativity. This year's theme is “Dare to Dream”. We’re asking young people to show how they’ll turn their dream of a peaceful world into reality. Students ages 11, 12 or 13 as of November 15 may have their poster entered in the District Contest. Winners of each level of the contest receive an award and may move on to the next level. Students are NOT required to have their poster entered in the contest. Class is FREE and sponsored by the Freeport Lioness Lions. Sarah Cass will be teaching the class. All materials will be provided. Class is open to students of any age grades 5 - 8
 
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM    Laugh & Learn After Care
 
5:00 PM - 5:45 PM    Tae Kwon Do - TKD Youth (Fall Beginner)
Tae Kwon Do is a great way to become physically and mentally fit while having fun. Learn valuable life long skills: respect, self-confidence, and courage, all while practicing self defense techniques. Great introduction to the martial arts while incorporating fun games and drills. Free uniform for your first session!
 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Fall Soccer League 2023 (Grades 1-6) - Grade 1/2 Coed Soccer: Freeport 5 @ Practice
The RSU5 Community Programs Fall Soccer League is designed for children to learn, develop, and enhance their overall skills while having fun and gaining experience on the field and as part of a team. Participants will play games on Saturday mornings and participate in one practice during the week. Practice days/times are TBD and will likely begin the last week in August or first week in September, depends of the age group. Once teams are finalized a coach will contact you. If you have a specific day or time that you CANNOT practice, please indicate this when signing up. In an effort to create equally balanced teams, we cannot accommodate all specific team/coach requests.When you register, you will be asked where you would prefer to practice. You may choose either Durham or Freeport, and we will do all that we can to place your child on a team that practices in that town. Early registration and parent volunteers are integral to making sure we can accomodate all players and their requests.The teams grades 1-4 will play six games, one each Saturday morning. Games last about an hour. If we have projected numbers correctly, children choosing Durham teams will play at least half of their games in Durham and the other in Freeport; those choosing Freeport should play 4–5 games at Hunter Road Fields, Pownal Road Field and 1-2 games in Durham.For the Grades 5-6 we would like to have 2 teams (one boys and one girls) if there will be enough players registered, but we might have only one Co-ed team if the numbers will be under our estimations. Also, for grades 5-6, one practice will be in Durham at DCS and one in Freeport at Hunter Road Field. The games will be played at Hunter Road Field or away.Schedules will be available in late August or early September. 
 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Fall Soccer League 2023 (Grades 1-6) - Grade 1/2 Coed Soccer: Durham 3 @ Practice
The RSU5 Community Programs Fall Soccer League is designed for children to learn, develop, and enhance their overall skills while having fun and gaining experience on the field and as part of a team. Participants will play games on Saturday mornings and participate in one practice during the week. Practice days/times are TBD and will likely begin the last week in August or first week in September, depends of the age group. Once teams are finalized a coach will contact you. If you have a specific day or time that you CANNOT practice, please indicate this when signing up. In an effort to create equally balanced teams, we cannot accommodate all specific team/coach requests.When you register, you will be asked where you would prefer to practice. You may choose either Durham or Freeport, and we will do all that we can to place your child on a team that practices in that town. Early registration and parent volunteers are integral to making sure we can accomodate all players and their requests.The teams grades 1-4 will play six games, one each Saturday morning. Games last about an hour. If we have projected numbers correctly, children choosing Durham teams will play at least half of their games in Durham and the other in Freeport; those choosing Freeport should play 4–5 games at Hunter Road Fields, Pownal Road Field and 1-2 games in Durham.For the Grades 5-6 we would like to have 2 teams (one boys and one girls) if there will be enough players registered, but we might have only one Co-ed team if the numbers will be under our estimations. Also, for grades 5-6, one practice will be in Durham at DCS and one in Freeport at Hunter Road Field. The games will be played at Hunter Road Field or away.Schedules will be available in late August or early September. 
 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Fall Soccer League 2023 (Grades 1-6) - Grade 3/4 Coed Soccer: Durham D @ Practice
The RSU5 Community Programs Fall Soccer League is designed for children to learn, develop, and enhance their overall skills while having fun and gaining experience on the field and as part of a team. Participants will play games on Saturday mornings and participate in one practice during the week. Practice days/times are TBD and will likely begin the last week in August or first week in September, depends of the age group. Once teams are finalized a coach will contact you. If you have a specific day or time that you CANNOT practice, please indicate this when signing up. In an effort to create equally balanced teams, we cannot accommodate all specific team/coach requests.When you register, you will be asked where you would prefer to practice. You may choose either Durham or Freeport, and we will do all that we can to place your child on a team that practices in that town. Early registration and parent volunteers are integral to making sure we can accomodate all players and their requests.The teams grades 1-4 will play six games, one each Saturday morning. Games last about an hour. If we have projected numbers correctly, children choosing Durham teams will play at least half of their games in Durham and the other in Freeport; those choosing Freeport should play 4–5 games at Hunter Road Fields, Pownal Road Field and 1-2 games in Durham.For the Grades 5-6 we would like to have 2 teams (one boys and one girls) if there will be enough players registered, but we might have only one Co-ed team if the numbers will be under our estimations. Also, for grades 5-6, one practice will be in Durham at DCS and one in Freeport at Hunter Road Field. The games will be played at Hunter Road Field or away.Schedules will be available in late August or early September. 
 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Fall Soccer League 2023 (Grades 1-6) - Grade 3/4 Coed Soccer: Freeport B @ Practice
The RSU5 Community Programs Fall Soccer League is designed for children to learn, develop, and enhance their overall skills while having fun and gaining experience on the field and as part of a team. Participants will play games on Saturday mornings and participate in one practice during the week. Practice days/times are TBD and will likely begin the last week in August or first week in September, depends of the age group. Once teams are finalized a coach will contact you. If you have a specific day or time that you CANNOT practice, please indicate this when signing up. In an effort to create equally balanced teams, we cannot accommodate all specific team/coach requests.When you register, you will be asked where you would prefer to practice. You may choose either Durham or Freeport, and we will do all that we can to place your child on a team that practices in that town. Early registration and parent volunteers are integral to making sure we can accomodate all players and their requests.The teams grades 1-4 will play six games, one each Saturday morning. Games last about an hour. If we have projected numbers correctly, children choosing Durham teams will play at least half of their games in Durham and the other in Freeport; those choosing Freeport should play 4–5 games at Hunter Road Fields, Pownal Road Field and 1-2 games in Durham.For the Grades 5-6 we would like to have 2 teams (one boys and one girls) if there will be enough players registered, but we might have only one Co-ed team if the numbers will be under our estimations. Also, for grades 5-6, one practice will be in Durham at DCS and one in Freeport at Hunter Road Field. The games will be played at Hunter Road Field or away.Schedules will be available in late August or early September. 
 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Fall Soccer League 2023 (Grades 1-6) - Grade 5/6 Coed Soccer: Durham Maroon @ Practice
The RSU5 Community Programs Fall Soccer League is designed for children to learn, develop, and enhance their overall skills while having fun and gaining experience on the field and as part of a team. Participants will play games on Saturday mornings and participate in one practice during the week. Practice days/times are TBD and will likely begin the last week in August or first week in September, depends of the age group. Once teams are finalized a coach will contact you. If you have a specific day or time that you CANNOT practice, please indicate this when signing up. In an effort to create equally balanced teams, we cannot accommodate all specific team/coach requests.When you register, you will be asked where you would prefer to practice. You may choose either Durham or Freeport, and we will do all that we can to place your child on a team that practices in that town. Early registration and parent volunteers are integral to making sure we can accomodate all players and their requests.The teams grades 1-4 will play six games, one each Saturday morning. Games last about an hour. If we have projected numbers correctly, children choosing Durham teams will play at least half of their games in Durham and the other in Freeport; those choosing Freeport should play 4–5 games at Hunter Road Fields, Pownal Road Field and 1-2 games in Durham.For the Grades 5-6 we would like to have 2 teams (one boys and one girls) if there will be enough players registered, but we might have only one Co-ed team if the numbers will be under our estimations. Also, for grades 5-6, one practice will be in Durham at DCS and one in Freeport at Hunter Road Field. The games will be played at Hunter Road Field or away.Schedules will be available in late August or early September. 
 
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM    Mah Jong for Beginners - Mah Jong (October)
Learn to play "Hong Kong" or "Asian" style Mah Jong (which differs from "American" style). Our instructor has been playing for over 60 years, has taught dozens of people to play, and plays regularly in several groups. We’ll play three-hour sessions once a week for three weeks in January, March and May. Reach out to Community Programs or Nancy at ncfarrand@gmail.com, and we will try to find a time that works for at least three students.
 
6:00 PM - 6:45 PM    Tae Kwon Do - TKD Youth (Fall Intermediate)
Tae Kwon Do is a great way to become physically and mentally fit while having fun. Learn valuable life long skills: respect, self-confidence, and courage, all while practicing self defense techniques. Great introduction to the martial arts while incorporating fun games and drills. Free uniform for your first session!
 
7:00 PM - 7:45 PM    Tae Kwon Do - TKD Adult (Fall)
Tae Kwon Do is a great way to become physically and mentally fit while having fun. Learn valuable life long skills: respect, self-confidence, and courage, all while practicing self defense techniques. Great introduction to the martial arts while incorporating fun games and drills. Free uniform for your first session!
 
Friday October 13, 2023
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM    FHS Gym Repai
 
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM    Maine Nature Art - MLS Art Early Fall
Seasonal delights will inspire your budding artists during these sessions. Come join in and bring a snack, water bottle, and imagination inspired by all Maine has to offer outside of the green months!
 
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM    Laugh & Learn After Care
 
3:30 PM - 6:30 PM    MLS Gaming Club
 
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM    DCS Social
 
Saturday October 14, 2023
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM    FHS Gym Repai
 
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM    Fall Soccer 2023 (Little Falcons & Tiny Tigers) - Little Falcons Soccer
Little Falcons & Tiny Tigers Soccer Saturdays provide the perfect opportunity for the first steps in soccer and are full of fun! The practices will be hosted at Freeport Hunter Road Fields and at Durham Community School.We'll work on developing soccer skills including dribbling, passing and shooting. Participants will be divided by age/ability and also play small sided games. Program emphasis will be on having fun, exercise and parent/child interaction. Includes program t-shirt and end of season award. We require a water bottle and highly recommend that participants wear shin guards. Cleats are not expected at this level. Parent volunteers are needed to assist with this program.
 
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM    Fall Soccer 2023 (Little Falcons & Tiny Tigers) - Tiny Tigers Soccer
Little Falcons & Tiny Tigers Soccer Saturdays provide the perfect opportunity for the first steps in soccer and are full of fun! The practices will be hosted at Freeport Hunter Road Fields and at Durham Community School.We'll work on developing soccer skills including dribbling, passing and shooting. Participants will be divided by age/ability and also play small sided games. Program emphasis will be on having fun, exercise and parent/child interaction. Includes program t-shirt and end of season award. We require a water bottle and highly recommend that participants wear shin guards. Cleats are not expected at this level. Parent volunteers are needed to assist with this program.
 
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM    Fall Soccer League 2023 (Grades 1-6) - Grade 5/6 Coed Soccer
The RSU5 Community Programs Fall Soccer League is designed for children to learn, develop, and enhance their overall skills while having fun and gaining experience on the field and as part of a team. Participants will play games on Saturday mornings and participate in one practice during the week. Practice days/times are TBD and will likely begin the last week in August or first week in September, depends of the age group. Once teams are finalized a coach will contact you. If you have a specific day or time that you CANNOT practice, please indicate this when signing up. In an effort to create equally balanced teams, we cannot accommodate all specific team/coach requests.When you register, you will be asked where you would prefer to practice. You may choose either Durham or Freeport, and we will do all that we can to place your child on a team that practices in that town. Early registration and parent volunteers are integral to making sure we can accomodate all players and their requests.The teams grades 1-4 will play six games, one each Saturday morning. Games last about an hour. If we have projected numbers correctly, children choosing Durham teams will play at least half of their games in Durham and the other in Freeport; those choosing Freeport should play 4–5 games at Hunter Road Fields, Pownal Road Field and 1-2 games in Durham.For the Grades 5-6 we would like to have 2 teams (one boys and one girls) if there will be enough players registered, but we might have only one Co-ed team if the numbers will be under our estimations. Also, for grades 5-6, one practice will be in Durham at DCS and one in Freeport at Hunter Road Field. The games will be played at Hunter Road Field or away.Schedules will be available in late August or early September. 
 
Sunday October 15, 2023
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM    FHS Gym Repai
 
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM    Adult Rec Basketball Open Gym - Adult Rec Basketball DCS Sundays
Play pick up basketball and stay in shape year round.  MUST be pre-registered with Community Programs - NO Drop-insSundays excluded when Monday is a holiday. Wednesdays excluded for school gatherings and during middle school basketball season.
 
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM    Freeport Players
 
1:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Freeport Players
 
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM    Adult Rec Basketball Open Gym - Adult Rec Basketball FMS Sundays
Play pick up basketball and stay in shape year round.  MUST be pre-registered with Community Programs - NO Drop-insSundays excluded when Monday is a holiday. Wednesdays excluded for school gatherings and during middle school basketball season.
 
Monday October 16, 2023
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM    FHS Gym Repai
 
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM    Driver Education - Roy's Driver & Rider Ed October
RSU5 DOES NOT take the Registrations - you must go through ROY'S to register.This course meets the state required 30 hours of classroom lecture and 10 hours of driving time.-Students must bring their birth certificate, social security card and blue or black ink pen to the first class. -Students must be 15 before the first class.-All students are required to wear a mask during class and driving as well as socially distance at all times when not seated.REGISTER THROUGH ROY'S DRIVING ACADEMY 784-6245 or https://roysdriving.com/locations/freeport/ for more class information and registration
 
3:15 PM - 4:15 PM    Mad Science: Energize It! - Mad Science - Energize It! MSS
Hop on board the Mad Science express for a high speed hands-on experience that will energize your mind!  Join us and explore the many facets of energy, forces, motion, potions, and yes .... slime!  Reach for your potential .... and kinetic energy as you experiment with gadgets, cars, and catapults.  Discover how to make objects disappear and reappear as we unravel the mysteries of magic with science.  Slide down the colorful pH scale and make liquids bubble, fizz, and pop. Learn the physics of optical illusions and build your very own periscope! Ooze into a gooey hour of sliming arounding as you discover the slimy properties of your favorite polymer. Act out hot molecule movements and discover some unusual applications of glow-in-the dark technology. Explore forces by making centrifuges, spinning gyroscopes, and building your own center of gravity game to take home. This program is so energizing, even gravity can't keep you down!Put on your seat belt -- theses energetic classes are going to make you have a blast!Morse Street Students may ride the bus from school to Mast Landing.
 
3:15 PM - 7:00 PM    DCS Conferences
 
3:20 PM - 4:20 PM    Maine Nature Art - DCS Art Early Fall
Seasonal delights will inspire your budding artists during these sessions. Come join in and bring a snack, water bottle, and imagination inspired by all Maine has to offer outside of the green months!
 
3:25 PM - 4:30 PM    Kids Yoga and Mindfulness - Yoga - Early Fall
Yoga and mindfulness can promote resilience and self-regulation in children. Students will connect, breathe, move, focus and relax through cooperative games, art, music, physical postures, and mindfulness activities designed for kids. Classes are playful, explorative, responsive, and fun! MSS students may ride the bus to MLS for after-school programs. Participants should bring a water bottle and, for after-school activities, a snack.
 
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM    Laugh & Learn After Care
 
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM    NFL Flag Football - NFL Flag Football
We are very excited to offer this NFL Flag Football program for all players from Durham, Freeport, and Pownal. This is a "no tackle" football program, where Safety and Fun are the main focus. This program will provide an introduction to football for our younger players. Equipment and team uniforms will be provided. Players will be required to provide their own cleats, protective cups, and mouth guards. Players practice twice a week at the Pownal Road Field and will have both home and away games. All dates are subject to change. 2023 dates are projected from last year's schedule.The Freeport Gridiron Club will be hosting their annual Registration and Equipment Sizing Event on Sunday, June 11th from 5-7 at Pownal Road Field. All are invited and encouraged to attend, regardless of if you've already registered.Open to boys and girls in Durham, Freeport and Pownal. Visit our website www.freeportfootball.com
 
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM    Pickleball in Pownal - Pickleball Fall (Early Session)
Come drop-in for some Pickleball action, get some great exercise, and have some fun! All levels and abilities are welcome. This season will look a little different from others. If you would like to rent a paddle for the season, you may rent one of ours, but if you would like to purchase your own, we encourage you to do so. We will not be collecting fees at the door. You must register for the whole season, no matter how many weeks you attend.
 
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Line Dancing - Line Dancing - Early Fall
Find out how much fun line dancing can be!  Learn to line dance to a variety of rhythms :  Latin, country standards and even the Electric Slide!  Get a great cardio workout and learn to dance to your favorite songs.  Requests will be taken for specific dances and/or music on the first night, and dances will be taught in response to requests whenever possible.  No experience necessary.  Wear comfortable clothing and soft soled shoes.  No partner is required for this fun, energetic class.
 
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM    Pickleball in Pownal - Pickleball Fall (Late Session)
Come drop-in for some Pickleball action, get some great exercise, and have some fun! All levels and abilities are welcome. This season will look a little different from others. If you would like to rent a paddle for the season, you may rent one of ours, but if you would like to purchase your own, we encourage you to do so. We will not be collecting fees at the door. You must register for the whole season, no matter how many weeks you attend.
 
Tuesday October 17, 2023
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM    FHS Gym Repai
 
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM    Toddler Tumbling & Fitness - Early Fall
Learn basic gymnastics and tumbling skills while exploring creative movement in this dynamic class. Children will use equipment and props to build strength, coordination, agility, and balance in an exciting and social atmosphere. They will also engage in stories, art projects, and practice classroom skills including direction following and group collaboration. Parents are encouraged to help their children participate throughout the class!
 
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM    DCS Treat Street
 
3:15 PM - 4:15 PM    GT and After School Art
 
3:15 PM - 7:00 PM    DCS Conferences
 
3:20 PM - 4:20 PM    Top Rockers Hip Hop Dance Crew - MSS Hip Hop Early Fall
Join us after school to learn beginning jazz and hip hop dance moves, conditioning and improvisation.  Get ready to have fun and work hard as we move to the beat!  Age appropriate music will be used for all sessions. Please send your dancer with comfortable flexible clothes (no jeans) and sneakers. The last day of most classes there will be a parent showcase.*In lieu of a parent performance, dancers in all of Miss Kate's Late Fall classes will be invited to a performance for all current dance class families at the Freeport High School Performing Arts Center on Tuesday, December 12th!
 
3:25 PM - 4:25 PM    Mad Science: Energize It! - Mad Science - Energize It! MLS
Hop on board the Mad Science express for a high speed hands-on experience that will energize your mind!  Join us and explore the many facets of energy, forces, motion, potions, and yes .... slime!  Reach for your potential .... and kinetic energy as you experiment with gadgets, cars, and catapults.  Discover how to make objects disappear and reappear as we unravel the mysteries of magic with science.  Slide down the colorful pH scale and make liquids bubble, fizz, and pop. Learn the physics of optical illusions and build your very own periscope! Ooze into a gooey hour of sliming arounding as you discover the slimy properties of your favorite polymer. Act out hot molecule movements and discover some unusual applications of glow-in-the dark technology. Explore forces by making centrifuges, spinning gyroscopes, and building your own center of gravity game to take home. This program is so energizing, even gravity can't keep you down!Put on your seat belt -- theses energetic classes are going to make you have a blast!Morse Street Students may ride the bus from school to Mast Landing.
 
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM    Teacher Workout
 
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM    Laugh & Learn After Care
 
4:30 PM - 5:15 PM    Tiny Tappy Toes Dance Combo - MSS Dance Early Fall
Learn basic ballet, tap and creative movement steps with instructor Kate Andreu.  Dance teaches self confidence, balance, and coordination and keeps a child's mind and body working together.  Bring a pair of socks or flexible shoes and dress shoes (for tap technique) to every class.  Ballet and tap shoes are recommended but not required.  Please send your dancer in comfortable, flexible clothes (no jeans) and sneakers.  A parent showcase will be held on the last day of class.
 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Fall Soccer League 2023 (Grades 1-6) - Grade 5/6 Coed Soccer: Durham White @ Practice
The RSU5 Community Programs Fall Soccer League is designed for children to learn, develop, and enhance their overall skills while having fun and gaining experience on the field and as part of a team. Participants will play games on Saturday mornings and participate in one practice during the week. Practice days/times are TBD and will likely begin the last week in August or first week in September, depends of the age group. Once teams are finalized a coach will contact you. If you have a specific day or time that you CANNOT practice, please indicate this when signing up. In an effort to create equally balanced teams, we cannot accommodate all specific team/coach requests.When you register, you will be asked where you would prefer to practice. You may choose either Durham or Freeport, and we will do all that we can to place your child on a team that practices in that town. Early registration and parent volunteers are integral to making sure we can accomodate all players and their requests.The teams grades 1-4 will play six games, one each Saturday morning. Games last about an hour. If we have projected numbers correctly, children choosing Durham teams will play at least half of their games in Durham and the other in Freeport; those choosing Freeport should play 4–5 games at Hunter Road Fields, Pownal Road Field and 1-2 games in Durham.For the Grades 5-6 we would like to have 2 teams (one boys and one girls) if there will be enough players registered, but we might have only one Co-ed team if the numbers will be under our estimations. Also, for grades 5-6, one practice will be in Durham at DCS and one in Freeport at Hunter Road Field. The games will be played at Hunter Road Field or away.Schedules will be available in late August or early September. 
 
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM    Cub Scout Pack 45
 
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Maine Youth Orchestra
 
Wednesday October 18, 2023
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM    FHS Gym Repai
 
7:50 AM - 8:35 AM    Introduction to German - Fall: Sport, Spiel und Spaß II
Your kids will be amazed by how much German they know already: auto, bus, ball, and gesundheit are all German words.  In our morning classes, we will not only discover more about the German language, but also German culture.  Where is Germany on a map? How do German kids live? What is the school day like? What sports do they play? What do we all have in common? What is different? In a fun, interactive setting, we will discover Germany and the world together.  Bis bald!*If you are new to this program, please contact the instructor before registering at hornschildbearv@rsu5.org.
 
3:15 PM - 4:15 PM    Mad Science: Energize It! - Mad Science - Energize It! DCS
Hop on board the Mad Science express for a high speed hands-on experience that will energize your mind!  Join us and explore the many facets of energy, forces, motion, potions, and yes .... slime!  Reach for your potential .... and kinetic energy as you experiment with gadgets, cars, and catapults.  Discover how to make objects disappear and reappear as we unravel the mysteries of magic with science.  Slide down the colorful pH scale and make liquids bubble, fizz, and pop. Learn the physics of optical illusions and build your very own periscope! Ooze into a gooey hour of sliming arounding as you discover the slimy properties of your favorite polymer. Act out hot molecule movements and discover some unusual applications of glow-in-the dark technology. Explore forces by making centrifuges, spinning gyroscopes, and building your own center of gravity game to take home. This program is so energizing, even gravity can't keep you down!Put on your seat belt -- theses energetic classes are going to make you have a blast!Morse Street Students may ride the bus from school to Mast Landing.
 
3:15 PM - 7:00 PM    DCS Conferences
 
3:25 PM - 4:25 PM    Top Rockers Hip Hop Dance Crew - MLS Dance Early Fall
Join us after school to learn beginning jazz and hip hop dance moves, conditioning and improvisation.  Get ready to have fun and work hard as we move to the beat!  Age appropriate music will be used for all sessions. Please send your dancer with comfortable flexible clothes (no jeans) and sneakers. The last day of most classes there will be a parent showcase.*In lieu of a parent performance, dancers in all of Miss Kate's Late Fall classes will be invited to a performance for all current dance class families at the Freeport High School Performing Arts Center on Tuesday, December 12th!
 
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM    Laugh & Learn After Care
 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Fall Soccer League 2023 (Grades 1-6) - Grade 5/6 Coed Soccer: Freeport Maroon @ Practice
The RSU5 Community Programs Fall Soccer League is designed for children to learn, develop, and enhance their overall skills while having fun and gaining experience on the field and as part of a team. Participants will play games on Saturday mornings and participate in one practice during the week. Practice days/times are TBD and will likely begin the last week in August or first week in September, depends of the age group. Once teams are finalized a coach will contact you. If you have a specific day or time that you CANNOT practice, please indicate this when signing up. In an effort to create equally balanced teams, we cannot accommodate all specific team/coach requests.When you register, you will be asked where you would prefer to practice. You may choose either Durham or Freeport, and we will do all that we can to place your child on a team that practices in that town. Early registration and parent volunteers are integral to making sure we can accomodate all players and their requests.The teams grades 1-4 will play six games, one each Saturday morning. Games last about an hour. If we have projected numbers correctly, children choosing Durham teams will play at least half of their games in Durham and the other in Freeport; those choosing Freeport should play 4–5 games at Hunter Road Fields, Pownal Road Field and 1-2 games in Durham.For the Grades 5-6 we would like to have 2 teams (one boys and one girls) if there will be enough players registered, but we might have only one Co-ed team if the numbers will be under our estimations. Also, for grades 5-6, one practice will be in Durham at DCS and one in Freeport at Hunter Road Field. The games will be played at Hunter Road Field or away.Schedules will be available in late August or early September. 
 
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM    NFL Flag Football - NFL Flag Football
We are very excited to offer this NFL Flag Football program for all players from Durham, Freeport, and Pownal. This is a "no tackle" football program, where Safety and Fun are the main focus. This program will provide an introduction to football for our younger players. Equipment and team uniforms will be provided. Players will be required to provide their own cleats, protective cups, and mouth guards. Players practice twice a week at the Pownal Road Field and will have both home and away games. All dates are subject to change. 2023 dates are projected from last year's schedule.The Freeport Gridiron Club will be hosting their annual Registration and Equipment Sizing Event on Sunday, June 11th from 5-7 at Pownal Road Field. All are invited and encouraged to attend, regardless of if you've already registered.Open to boys and girls in Durham, Freeport and Pownal. Visit our website www.freeportfootball.com
 
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM    Adult Rec Basketball Open Gym - Adult Rec Basketball DCS Wednesdays
Play pick up basketball and stay in shape year round.  MUST be pre-registered with Community Programs - NO Drop-insSundays excluded when Monday is a holiday. Wednesdays excluded for school gatherings and during middle school basketball season.
 
Thursday October 19, 2023
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM    SPEAK OUT Public Speaking - Public Speaking
The Freeport Lioness Lions would like to provide an opportunity for high school students to think about important issues facing them & their community, express their ideas publicly & defend ideas when questioned. In class, participants will put together a speech about an issue(s) that they feel strongly about and present it in front of a group. At the end of the sessions, there will be a chance for each student to present the speech and go through a Q&A session. One student will be chosen to move onto the District event and compete against other students from the local areas if they wish to move on. Our members will assist the students through the process of gathering information, presenting their issue, tools to help them present, and proper public speaking etiquette.Class is FREE and sponsored by the Freeport LIoness Lions. Public Speaking Event January 18th
 
3:15 PM - 4:15 PM    Mad Science: Energize It! - Mad Science - Energize It! PES
Hop on board the Mad Science express for a high speed hands-on experience that will energize your mind!  Join us and explore the many facets of energy, forces, motion, potions, and yes .... slime!  Reach for your potential .... and kinetic energy as you experiment with gadgets, cars, and catapults.  Discover how to make objects disappear and reappear as we unravel the mysteries of magic with science.  Slide down the colorful pH scale and make liquids bubble, fizz, and pop. Learn the physics of optical illusions and build your very own periscope! Ooze into a gooey hour of sliming arounding as you discover the slimy properties of your favorite polymer. Act out hot molecule movements and discover some unusual applications of glow-in-the dark technology. Explore forces by making centrifuges, spinning gyroscopes, and building your own center of gravity game to take home. This program is so energizing, even gravity can't keep you down!Put on your seat belt -- theses energetic classes are going to make you have a blast!Morse Street Students may ride the bus from school to Mast Landing.
 
3:15 PM - 7:00 PM    DCS Conferences
 
3:20 PM - 4:20 PM    Top Rockers Hip Hop Dance Crew - DCS Dance Late Fall
Join us after school to learn beginning jazz and hip hop dance moves, conditioning and improvisation.  Get ready to have fun and work hard as we move to the beat!  Age appropriate music will be used for all sessions. Please send your dancer with comfortable flexible clothes (no jeans) and sneakers. The last day of most classes there will be a parent showcase.*In lieu of a parent performance, dancers in all of Miss Kate's Late Fall classes will be invited to a performance for all current dance class families at the Freeport High School Performing Arts Center on Tuesday, December 12th!
 
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM    Laugh & Learn After Care
 
5:00 PM - 5:45 PM    Tae Kwon Do - TKD Youth (Fall Beginner)
Tae Kwon Do is a great way to become physically and mentally fit while having fun. Learn valuable life long skills: respect, self-confidence, and courage, all while practicing self defense techniques. Great introduction to the martial arts while incorporating fun games and drills. Free uniform for your first session!
 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Fall Soccer League 2023 (Grades 1-6) - Grade 5/6 Coed Soccer: Durham Maroon @ Practice
The RSU5 Community Programs Fall Soccer League is designed for children to learn, develop, and enhance their overall skills while having fun and gaining experience on the field and as part of a team. Participants will play games on Saturday mornings and participate in one practice during the week. Practice days/times are TBD and will likely begin the last week in August or first week in September, depends of the age group. Once teams are finalized a coach will contact you. If you have a specific day or time that you CANNOT practice, please indicate this when signing up. In an effort to create equally balanced teams, we cannot accommodate all specific team/coach requests.When you register, you will be asked where you would prefer to practice. You may choose either Durham or Freeport, and we will do all that we can to place your child on a team that practices in that town. Early registration and parent volunteers are integral to making sure we can accomodate all players and their requests.The teams grades 1-4 will play six games, one each Saturday morning. Games last about an hour. If we have projected numbers correctly, children choosing Durham teams will play at least half of their games in Durham and the other in Freeport; those choosing Freeport should play 4–5 games at Hunter Road Fields, Pownal Road Field and 1-2 games in Durham.For the Grades 5-6 we would like to have 2 teams (one boys and one girls) if there will be enough players registered, but we might have only one Co-ed team if the numbers will be under our estimations. Also, for grades 5-6, one practice will be in Durham at DCS and one in Freeport at Hunter Road Field. The games will be played at Hunter Road Field or away.Schedules will be available in late August or early September. 
 
5:15 PM - 7:00 PM    Girls Scouts Sign-up event
 
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM    Mah Jong for Beginners - Mah Jong (October)
Learn to play "Hong Kong" or "Asian" style Mah Jong (which differs from "American" style). Our instructor has been playing for over 60 years, has taught dozens of people to play, and plays regularly in several groups. We’ll play three-hour sessions once a week for three weeks in January, March and May. Reach out to Community Programs or Nancy at ncfarrand@gmail.com, and we will try to find a time that works for at least three students.
 
6:00 PM - 6:45 PM    Tae Kwon Do - TKD Youth (Fall Intermediate)
Tae Kwon Do is a great way to become physically and mentally fit while having fun. Learn valuable life long skills: respect, self-confidence, and courage, all while practicing self defense techniques. Great introduction to the martial arts while incorporating fun games and drills. Free uniform for your first session!
 
7:00 PM - 7:45 PM    Tae Kwon Do - TKD Adult (Fall)
Tae Kwon Do is a great way to become physically and mentally fit while having fun. Learn valuable life long skills: respect, self-confidence, and courage, all while practicing self defense techniques. Great introduction to the martial arts while incorporating fun games and drills. Free uniform for your first session!
 
Friday October 20, 2023
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM    Chess for Seniors - Chess - Fall
Spend the morning learning the game of kings or testing your lifetime skills against others in the community. We'd love to have you join us any time!
 
3:15 PM - 7:00 PM    DCS Conferences
 
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM    Maine Nature Art - MLS Art Early Fall
Seasonal delights will inspire your budding artists during these sessions. Come join in and bring a snack, water bottle, and imagination inspired by all Maine has to offer outside of the green months!
 
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM    Laugh & Learn After Care
 
3:30 PM - 6:30 PM    MLS Gaming Club
 
5:15 PM - 9:00 PM    Football Team Dinner
 
Saturday October 21, 2023
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM    Fall Soccer 2023 (Little Falcons & Tiny Tigers) - Little Falcons Soccer
Little Falcons & Tiny Tigers Soccer Saturdays provide the perfect opportunity for the first steps in soccer and are full of fun! The practices will be hosted at Freeport Hunter Road Fields and at Durham Community School.We'll work on developing soccer skills including dribbling, passing and shooting. Participants will be divided by age/ability and also play small sided games. Program emphasis will be on having fun, exercise and parent/child interaction. Includes program t-shirt and end of season award. We require a water bottle and highly recommend that participants wear shin guards. Cleats are not expected at this level. Parent volunteers are needed to assist with this program.
 
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM    Fall Soccer 2023 (Little Falcons & Tiny Tigers) - Tiny Tigers Soccer
Little Falcons & Tiny Tigers Soccer Saturdays provide the perfect opportunity for the first steps in soccer and are full of fun! The practices will be hosted at Freeport Hunter Road Fields and at Durham Community School.We'll work on developing soccer skills including dribbling, passing and shooting. Participants will be divided by age/ability and also play small sided games. Program emphasis will be on having fun, exercise and parent/child interaction. Includes program t-shirt and end of season award. We require a water bottle and highly recommend that participants wear shin guards. Cleats are not expected at this level. Parent volunteers are needed to assist with this program.
 
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM    Fall Soccer League 2023 (Grades 1-6) - Grade 5/6 Coed Soccer
The RSU5 Community Programs Fall Soccer League is designed for children to learn, develop, and enhance their overall skills while having fun and gaining experience on the field and as part of a team. Participants will play games on Saturday mornings and participate in one practice during the week. Practice days/times are TBD and will likely begin the last week in August or first week in September, depends of the age group. Once teams are finalized a coach will contact you. If you have a specific day or time that you CANNOT practice, please indicate this when signing up. In an effort to create equally balanced teams, we cannot accommodate all specific team/coach requests.When you register, you will be asked where you would prefer to practice. You may choose either Durham or Freeport, and we will do all that we can to place your child on a team that practices in that town. Early registration and parent volunteers are integral to making sure we can accomodate all players and their requests.The teams grades 1-4 will play six games, one each Saturday morning. Games last about an hour. If we have projected numbers correctly, children choosing Durham teams will play at least half of their games in Durham and the other in Freeport; those choosing Freeport should play 4–5 games at Hunter Road Fields, Pownal Road Field and 1-2 games in Durham.For the Grades 5-6 we would like to have 2 teams (one boys and one girls) if there will be enough players registered, but we might have only one Co-ed team if the numbers will be under our estimations. Also, for grades 5-6, one practice will be in Durham at DCS and one in Freeport at Hunter Road Field. The games will be played at Hunter Road Field or away.Schedules will be available in late August or early September. 
 
Sunday October 22, 2023
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM    Adult Rec Basketball Open Gym - Adult Rec Basketball DCS Sundays
Play pick up basketball and stay in shape year round.  MUST be pre-registered with Community Programs - NO Drop-insSundays excluded when Monday is a holiday. Wednesdays excluded for school gatherings and during middle school basketball season.
 
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM    Adult Rec Basketball Open Gym - Adult Rec Basketball FMS Sundays
Play pick up basketball and stay in shape year round.  MUST be pre-registered with Community Programs - NO Drop-insSundays excluded when Monday is a holiday. Wednesdays excluded for school gatherings and during middle school basketball season.
 
Monday October 23, 2023
3:15 PM - 4:15 PM    Mad Science: Energize It! - Mad Science - Energize It! MSS
Hop on board the Mad Science express for a high speed hands-on experience that will energize your mind!  Join us and explore the many facets of energy, forces, motion, potions, and yes .... slime!  Reach for your potential .... and kinetic energy as you experiment with gadgets, cars, and catapults.  Discover how to make objects disappear and reappear as we unravel the mysteries of magic with science.  Slide down the colorful pH scale and make liquids bubble, fizz, and pop. Learn the physics of optical illusions and build your very own periscope! Ooze into a gooey hour of sliming arounding as you discover the slimy properties of your favorite polymer. Act out hot molecule movements and discover some unusual applications of glow-in-the dark technology. Explore forces by making centrifuges, spinning gyroscopes, and building your own center of gravity game to take home. This program is so energizing, even gravity can't keep you down!Put on your seat belt -- theses energetic classes are going to make you have a blast!Morse Street Students may ride the bus from school to Mast Landing.
 
3:20 PM - 4:20 PM    Maine Nature Art - DCS Art Early Fall
Seasonal delights will inspire your budding artists during these sessions. Come join in and bring a snack, water bottle, and imagination inspired by all Maine has to offer outside of the green months!
 
3:25 PM - 4:30 PM    Kids Yoga and Mindfulness - Yoga - Early Fall
Yoga and mindfulness can promote resilience and self-regulation in children. Students will connect, breathe, move, focus and relax through cooperative games, art, music, physical postures, and mindfulness activities designed for kids. Classes are playful, explorative, responsive, and fun! MSS students may ride the bus to MLS for after-school programs. Participants should bring a water bottle and, for after-school activities, a snack.
 
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM    Laugh & Learn After Care
 
3:30 PM - 7:00 PM    MLS Parent/Teacher Conferences
 
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM    NFL Flag Football - NFL Flag Football
We are very excited to offer this NFL Flag Football program for all players from Durham, Freeport, and Pownal. This is a "no tackle" football program, where Safety and Fun are the main focus. This program will provide an introduction to football for our younger players. Equipment and team uniforms will be provided. Players will be required to provide their own cleats, protective cups, and mouth guards. Players practice twice a week at the Pownal Road Field and will have both home and away games. All dates are subject to change. 2023 dates are projected from last year's schedule.The Freeport Gridiron Club will be hosting their annual Registration and Equipment Sizing Event on Sunday, June 11th from 5-7 at Pownal Road Field. All are invited and encouraged to attend, regardless of if you've already registered.Open to boys and girls in Durham, Freeport and Pownal. Visit our website www.freeportfootball.com
 
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM    Pickleball in Pownal - Pickleball Fall (Early Session)
Come drop-in for some Pickleball action, get some great exercise, and have some fun! All levels and abilities are welcome. This season will look a little different from others. If you would like to rent a paddle for the season, you may rent one of ours, but if you would like to purchase your own, we encourage you to do so. We will not be collecting fees at the door. You must register for the whole season, no matter how many weeks you attend.
 
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Line Dancing - Line Dancing - Early Fall
Find out how much fun line dancing can be!  Learn to line dance to a variety of rhythms :  Latin, country standards and even the Electric Slide!  Get a great cardio workout and learn to dance to your favorite songs.  Requests will be taken for specific dances and/or music on the first night, and dances will be taught in response to requests whenever possible.  No experience necessary.  Wear comfortable clothing and soft soled shoes.  No partner is required for this fun, energetic class.
 
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM    Freeport Players
 
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM    Pickleball in Pownal - Pickleball Fall (Late Session)
Come drop-in for some Pickleball action, get some great exercise, and have some fun! All levels and abilities are welcome. This season will look a little different from others. If you would like to rent a paddle for the season, you may rent one of ours, but if you would like to purchase your own, we encourage you to do so. We will not be collecting fees at the door. You must register for the whole season, no matter how many weeks you attend.
 
Tuesday October 24, 2023
2:45 PM - 5:00 PM    Fall Tennis (Middle School) - Fall Tennis (Grades 6-8)
We're bringing tennis back for RSU5 middle-schoolers! This fun and instructional tennis program is for all students with an interest in the game of tennis. Sessions will emphasize fundamentals and mechanics, and is a fun way to learn the game or to sharpen skills. Fourteen sessions over six weeks will include multiple competitive opportunities against other local middle school programs. *Meeting times are subject to change.
 
3:15 PM - 4:15 PM    GT and After School Art
 
3:20 PM - 4:20 PM    Top Rockers Hip Hop Dance Crew - MSS Hip Hop Late Fall
Join us after school to learn beginning jazz and hip hop dance moves, conditioning and improvisation.  Get ready to have fun and work hard as we move to the beat!  Age appropriate music will be used for all sessions. Please send your dancer with comfortable flexible clothes (no jeans) and sneakers. The last day of most classes there will be a parent showcase.*In lieu of a parent performance, dancers in all of Miss Kate's Late Fall classes will be invited to a performance for all current dance class families at the Freeport High School Performing Arts Center on Tuesday, December 12th!
 
3:25 PM - 4:25 PM    Mad Science: Energize It! - Mad Science - Energize It! MLS
Hop on board the Mad Science express for a high speed hands-on experience that will energize your mind!  Join us and explore the many facets of energy, forces, motion, potions, and yes .... slime!  Reach for your potential .... and kinetic energy as you experiment with gadgets, cars, and catapults.  Discover how to make objects disappear and reappear as we unravel the mysteries of magic with science.  Slide down the colorful pH scale and make liquids bubble, fizz, and pop. Learn the physics of optical illusions and build your very own periscope! Ooze into a gooey hour of sliming arounding as you discover the slimy properties of your favorite polymer. Act out hot molecule movements and discover some unusual applications of glow-in-the dark technology. Explore forces by making centrifuges, spinning gyroscopes, and building your own center of gravity game to take home. This program is so energizing, even gravity can't keep you down!Put on your seat belt -- theses energetic classes are going to make you have a blast!Morse Street Students may ride the bus from school to Mast Landing.
 
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM    Teacher Workout
 
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM    Laugh & Learn After Care
 
3:30 PM - 7:00 PM    MLS Parent/Teacher Conferences
 
4:30 PM - 5:15 PM    Tiny Tappy Toes Dance Combo - MSS Dance Late Fall
Learn basic ballet, tap and creative movement steps with instructor Kate Andreu.  Dance teaches self confidence, balance, and coordination and keeps a child's mind and body working together.  Bring a pair of socks or flexible shoes and dress shoes (for tap technique) to every class.  Ballet and tap shoes are recommended but not required.  Please send your dancer in comfortable, flexible clothes (no jeans) and sneakers.  A parent showcase will be held on the last day of class.
 
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM    Mah Jong for Beginners - Mah Jong (October)
Learn to play "Hong Kong" or "Asian" style Mah Jong (which differs from "American" style). Our instructor has been playing for over 60 years, has taught dozens of people to play, and plays regularly in several groups. We’ll play three-hour sessions once a week for three weeks in January, March and May. Reach out to Community Programs or Nancy at ncfarrand@gmail.com, and we will try to find a time that works for at least three students.
 
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Art Nights with Sarah Cass - Fall Sip and Paint Night
Beginning Crochet Classes: Plant HangerJoin us in learning beginning crochet stitches such as chain, single crochet, magic circle, half double crochet, double crochet, slip stitch. We will take what we learn and create a wall hanging plant hanging. All materials provided, including yarn, hook, and plant pot. You provide your own plant.Fall Sip and Paint Night Grab your partner or friends and join us for a Sip and Paint Night. Need a night to relax, paint, and enjoy yourself. We will paint a fall inspired painting on canvas or wood. Bring your own “SIP” and snacks will be provided.Tabletop Boxwood Trees Have you ever wondered how to make your own tabletop boxwood tree? Well now is your chance to make one. Put together a LIVE Boxwood tree, decorate it and place it on your table for all to see. Or give it as a gift to another. Sarah has been making these trees for over 20 years. It is an annual tradition she shares with friends and family and now is bringing to RSU5 Community Programs. Base, boxwood, and basic decorations are provided. If you have specific decorations you would like to use please bring them. We provide snippers, but feel free to bring some. Registration deadline November 15th so the boxwood can be ordered
 
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM    PTC Parent Speaker Night
 
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Maine Youth Orchestra
 
Wednesday October 25, 2023
7:50 AM - 8:35 AM    Introduction to German - Fall: Sport, Spiel und Spaß II
Your kids will be amazed by how much German they know already: auto, bus, ball, and gesundheit are all German words.  In our morning classes, we will not only discover more about the German language, but also German culture.  Where is Germany on a map? How do German kids live? What is the school day like? What sports do they play? What do we all have in common? What is different? In a fun, interactive setting, we will discover Germany and the world together.  Bis bald!*If you are new to this program, please contact the instructor before registering at hornschildbearv@rsu5.org.
 
2:45 PM - 3:30 PM    Special Ed Meeting
 
3:15 PM - 4:15 PM    Fun with Spanish - Fun with Spanish: Level 1
In this introductory Spanish class series, children in grades 4-5 will be introduced to the basics of the Spanish language through activities that are fun, relevant, and age-appropriate. Through games, songs, stories, acting, puppetry, movement, chants, and team-building activities, students will become familiar with and practice Spanish in a natural and engaging way. Classes will be active and students will be expected to participate respectfully and fully in each class. No prior Spanish is required. This class is perfect for both beginners and  students with some prior Spanish learning. All eager students are welcome. About the Instructor: Dawn Ellen "Señora" Kirkland has taught Spanish to children in Maine (grades K-8) for 8 years, and has been an educator to students of all ages and from all around the world for over 20 years. Prior to teaching Spanish, Señora Kirkland developed and directed a study abroad semester program in Ecuador for high school seniors and gap year students. Prior to this, she was an outdoor educator for over a decade, during which time she spent many years working and traveling the globe and immersing in Spanish-speaking cultures. She has traveled extensively throughout Central and South America, and spent 6 years living on-and off in Ecuador where she built a tiny house in a small, surfing village on the coast. Señora Kirkland holds a Masters in Experiential Education and supports the methodology of educating students by leading them through first-hand experiences. She brings this background of teaching into her Spanish classroom where students use their whole bodies and minds to actively and naturally acquire the language. Señora Kirkland currently lives in South Portland with her husband and 13-year-old daughter.
 
3:15 PM - 4:15 PM    Mad Science: Energize It! - Mad Science - Energize It! DCS
Hop on board the Mad Science express for a high speed hands-on experience that will energize your mind!  Join us and explore the many facets of energy, forces, motion, potions, and yes .... slime!  Reach for your potential .... and kinetic energy as you experiment with gadgets, cars, and catapults.  Discover how to make objects disappear and reappear as we unravel the mysteries of magic with science.  Slide down the colorful pH scale and make liquids bubble, fizz, and pop. Learn the physics of optical illusions and build your very own periscope! Ooze into a gooey hour of sliming arounding as you discover the slimy properties of your favorite polymer. Act out hot molecule movements and discover some unusual applications of glow-in-the dark technology. Explore forces by making centrifuges, spinning gyroscopes, and building your own center of gravity game to take home. This program is so energizing, even gravity can't keep you down!Put on your seat belt -- theses energetic classes are going to make you have a blast!Morse Street Students may ride the bus from school to Mast Landing.
 
3:25 PM - 4:25 PM    Top Rockers Hip Hop Dance Crew - MLS Dance Late Fall
Join us after school to learn beginning jazz and hip hop dance moves, conditioning and improvisation.  Get ready to have fun and work hard as we move to the beat!  Age appropriate music will be used for all sessions. Please send your dancer with comfortable flexible clothes (no jeans) and sneakers. The last day of most classes there will be a parent showcase.*In lieu of a parent performance, dancers in all of Miss Kate's Late Fall classes will be invited to a performance for all current dance class families at the Freeport High School Performing Arts Center on Tuesday, December 12th!
 
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM    Laugh & Learn After Care
 
3:30 PM - 7:00 PM    MLS Parent/Teacher Conferences
 
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM    NFL Flag Football - NFL Flag Football
We are very excited to offer this NFL Flag Football program for all players from Durham, Freeport, and Pownal. This is a "no tackle" football program, where Safety and Fun are the main focus. This program will provide an introduction to football for our younger players. Equipment and team uniforms will be provided. Players will be required to provide their own cleats, protective cups, and mouth guards. Players practice twice a week at the Pownal Road Field and will have both home and away games. All dates are subject to change. 2023 dates are projected from last year's schedule.The Freeport Gridiron Club will be hosting their annual Registration and Equipment Sizing Event on Sunday, June 11th from 5-7 at Pownal Road Field. All are invited and encouraged to attend, regardless of if you've already registered.Open to boys and girls in Durham, Freeport and Pownal. Visit our website www.freeportfootball.com
 
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM    Freeport Players
 
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM    Adult Rec Basketball Open Gym - Adult Rec Basketball DCS Wednesdays
Play pick up basketball and stay in shape year round.  MUST be pre-registered with Community Programs - NO Drop-insSundays excluded when Monday is a holiday. Wednesdays excluded for school gatherings and during middle school basketball season.
 
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM    School Board Meeting
 
Thursday October 26, 2023
2:45 PM - 5:00 PM    Fall Tennis (Middle School) - Fall Tennis (Grades 6-8)
We're bringing tennis back for RSU5 middle-schoolers! This fun and instructional tennis program is for all students with an interest in the game of tennis. Sessions will emphasize fundamentals and mechanics, and is a fun way to learn the game or to sharpen skills. Fourteen sessions over six weeks will include multiple competitive opportunities against other local middle school programs. *Meeting times are subject to change.
 
3:15 PM - 4:15 PM    Mad Science: Energize It! - Mad Science - Energize It! PES
Hop on board the Mad Science express for a high speed hands-on experience that will energize your mind!  Join us and explore the many facets of energy, forces, motion, potions, and yes .... slime!  Reach for your potential .... and kinetic energy as you experiment with gadgets, cars, and catapults.  Discover how to make objects disappear and reappear as we unravel the mysteries of magic with science.  Slide down the colorful pH scale and make liquids bubble, fizz, and pop. Learn the physics of optical illusions and build your very own periscope! Ooze into a gooey hour of sliming arounding as you discover the slimy properties of your favorite polymer. Act out hot molecule movements and discover some unusual applications of glow-in-the dark technology. Explore forces by making centrifuges, spinning gyroscopes, and building your own center of gravity game to take home. This program is so energizing, even gravity can't keep you down!Put on your seat belt -- theses energetic classes are going to make you have a blast!Morse Street Students may ride the bus from school to Mast Landing.
 
3:20 PM - 4:20 PM    Top Rockers Hip Hop Dance Crew - DCS Dance Late Fall
Join us after school to learn beginning jazz and hip hop dance moves, conditioning and improvisation.  Get ready to have fun and work hard as we move to the beat!  Age appropriate music will be used for all sessions. Please send your dancer with comfortable flexible clothes (no jeans) and sneakers. The last day of most classes there will be a parent showcase.*In lieu of a parent performance, dancers in all of Miss Kate's Late Fall classes will be invited to a performance for all current dance class families at the Freeport High School Performing Arts Center on Tuesday, December 12th!
 
3:25 PM - 4:45 PM    Girl Scout Troop Meeting
 
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM    Laugh & Learn After Care
 
3:30 PM - 7:00 PM    MLS Parent/Teacher Conferences
 
5:00 PM - 5:45 PM    Tae Kwon Do - TKD Youth (Fall Beginner)
Tae Kwon Do is a great way to become physically and mentally fit while having fun. Learn valuable life long skills: respect, self-confidence, and courage, all while practicing self defense techniques. Great introduction to the martial arts while incorporating fun games and drills. Free uniform for your first session!
 
6:00 PM - 6:45 PM    Tae Kwon Do - TKD Youth (Fall Intermediate)
Tae Kwon Do is a great way to become physically and mentally fit while having fun. Learn valuable life long skills: respect, self-confidence, and courage, all while practicing self defense techniques. Great introduction to the martial arts while incorporating fun games and drills. Free uniform for your first session!
 
7:00 PM - 7:45 PM    Tae Kwon Do - TKD Adult (Fall)
Tae Kwon Do is a great way to become physically and mentally fit while having fun. Learn valuable life long skills: respect, self-confidence, and courage, all while practicing self defense techniques. Great introduction to the martial arts while incorporating fun games and drills. Free uniform for your first session!
 
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Trip to Berlin, Germany - Berlin Info Night
Whether you are interested in history, art and/or culture, Berlin, Germany, offers it all! Guided and organized by a native from Berlin – now living in Freeport – you will dive into the city from day one, and bring back unforgettable memories. Everything will be organized for you, so you can relax, while absorbing the city's vibe. This year, the island Usedom (Baltic Sea) will be included in the package as an exciting bonus. More detailed information involving the itinerary and travel preparation is available here:https://rsu5cp.myrec.com/forms/6007_germany2024.pdfValeska will host an Information Night at Freeport Middle School Library on Thursday, September 7th, at 7:00 p.m., where she will talk about Berlin's history and the trip itinerary. Everyone is welcome! The trip cost does not include airfare; please see the website for more details on what is included in the cost. Payment will be made directly to RSU5 Community Programs. Space is limited – sign up soon! Please emailcp@rsu5.orgfor more information.Trip Leader: Valeska Hornschild-BearDates: Friday, April 12th – Friday, April 19th, 2024Fee: appr. $2,300 in double occup. (does not include airfare)Tour of Berlin Info NightDate: Thursday, October 26th, 2023Time: 7:00 p.m.Location: Freeport Middle School LibraryDirect Contact:Valeska Hornschild-Bearvhornschild@gmx.net(207) 254-7527
 
Friday October 27, 2023
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM    Chess for Seniors - Chess - Fall
Spend the morning learning the game of kings or testing your lifetime skills against others in the community. We'd love to have you join us any time!
 
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM    Maine Nature Art - MLS Art Early Fall
Seasonal delights will inspire your budding artists during these sessions. Come join in and bring a snack, water bottle, and imagination inspired by all Maine has to offer outside of the green months!
 
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM    Laugh & Learn After Care
 
3:30 PM - 6:30 PM    MLS Gaming Club
 
3:30 PM - 7:00 PM    MLS Parent/Teacher Conferences
 
Sunday October 29, 2023
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM    Adult Rec Basketball Open Gym - Adult Rec Basketball DCS Sundays
Play pick up basketball and stay in shape year round.  MUST be pre-registered with Community Programs - NO Drop-insSundays excluded when Monday is a holiday. Wednesdays excluded for school gatherings and during middle school basketball season.
 
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM    Freeport Players
 
1:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Freeport Players
 
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM    Driver Education - Roy's Driver & Rider Ed November
RSU5 DOES NOT take the Registrations - you must go through ROY'S to register.This course meets the state required 30 hours of classroom lecture and 10 hours of driving time.-Students must bring their birth certificate, social security card and blue or black ink pen to the first class. -Students must be 15 before the first class.-All students are required to wear a mask during class and driving as well as socially distance at all times when not seated.REGISTER THROUGH ROY'S DRIVING ACADEMY 784-6245 or https://roysdriving.com/locations/freeport/ for more class information and registration
 
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM    Adult Rec Basketball Open Gym - Adult Rec Basketball FMS Sundays
Play pick up basketball and stay in shape year round.  MUST be pre-registered with Community Programs - NO Drop-insSundays excluded when Monday is a holiday. Wednesdays excluded for school gatherings and during middle school basketball season.
 
Monday October 30, 2023
3:15 PM - 4:15 PM    Mad Science: Energize It! - Mad Science - Energize It! MSS
Hop on board the Mad Science express for a high speed hands-on experience that will energize your mind!  Join us and explore the many facets of energy, forces, motion, potions, and yes .... slime!  Reach for your potential .... and kinetic energy as you experiment with gadgets, cars, and catapults.  Discover how to make objects disappear and reappear as we unravel the mysteries of magic with science.  Slide down the colorful pH scale and make liquids bubble, fizz, and pop. Learn the physics of optical illusions and build your very own periscope! Ooze into a gooey hour of sliming arounding as you discover the slimy properties of your favorite polymer. Act out hot molecule movements and discover some unusual applications of glow-in-the dark technology. Explore forces by making centrifuges, spinning gyroscopes, and building your own center of gravity game to take home. This program is so energizing, even gravity can't keep you down!Put on your seat belt -- theses energetic classes are going to make you have a blast!Morse Street Students may ride the bus from school to Mast Landing.
 
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM    Laugh & Learn After Care
 
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM    Pickleball in Pownal - Pickleball Fall (Early Session)
Come drop-in for some Pickleball action, get some great exercise, and have some fun! All levels and abilities are welcome. This season will look a little different from others. If you would like to rent a paddle for the season, you may rent one of ours, but if you would like to purchase your own, we encourage you to do so. We will not be collecting fees at the door. You must register for the whole season, no matter how many weeks you attend.
 
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM    Freeport Players
 
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM    Pickleball in Pownal - Pickleball Fall (Late Session)
Come drop-in for some Pickleball action, get some great exercise, and have some fun! All levels and abilities are welcome. This season will look a little different from others. If you would like to rent a paddle for the season, you may rent one of ours, but if you would like to purchase your own, we encourage you to do so. We will not be collecting fees at the door. You must register for the whole season, no matter how many weeks you attend.
 
Tuesday October 31, 2023
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM    Toddler Tumbling & Fitness - Late Fall
Learn basic gymnastics and tumbling skills while exploring creative movement in this dynamic class. Children will use equipment and props to build strength, coordination, agility, and balance in an exciting and social atmosphere. They will also engage in stories, art projects, and practice classroom skills including direction following and group collaboration. Parents are encouraged to help their children participate throughout the class!
 
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM    Driver Education - Roy's Driver & Rider Ed October
RSU5 DOES NOT take the Registrations - you must go through ROY'S to register.This course meets the state required 30 hours of classroom lecture and 10 hours of driving time.-Students must bring their birth certificate, social security card and blue or black ink pen to the first class. -Students must be 15 before the first class.-All students are required to wear a mask during class and driving as well as socially distance at all times when not seated.REGISTER THROUGH ROY'S DRIVING ACADEMY 784-6245 or https://roysdriving.com/locations/freeport/ for more class information and registration
 
3:15 PM - 4:15 PM    GT and After School Art
 
3:20 PM - 4:20 PM    Top Rockers Hip Hop Dance Crew - MSS Hip Hop Late Fall
Join us after school to learn beginning jazz and hip hop dance moves, conditioning and improvisation.  Get ready to have fun and work hard as we move to the beat!  Age appropriate music will be used for all sessions. Please send your dancer with comfortable flexible clothes (no jeans) and sneakers. The last day of most classes there will be a parent showcase.*In lieu of a parent performance, dancers in all of Miss Kate's Late Fall classes will be invited to a performance for all current dance class families at the Freeport High School Performing Arts Center on Tuesday, December 12th!
 
3:25 PM - 4:25 PM    Mad Science: Energize It! - Mad Science - Energize It! MLS
Hop on board the Mad Science express for a high speed hands-on experience that will energize your mind!  Join us and explore the many facets of energy, forces, motion, potions, and yes .... slime!  Reach for your potential .... and kinetic energy as you experiment with gadgets, cars, and catapults.  Discover how to make objects disappear and reappear as we unravel the mysteries of magic with science.  Slide down the colorful pH scale and make liquids bubble, fizz, and pop. Learn the physics of optical illusions and build your very own periscope! Ooze into a gooey hour of sliming arounding as you discover the slimy properties of your favorite polymer. Act out hot molecule movements and discover some unusual applications of glow-in-the dark technology. Explore forces by making centrifuges, spinning gyroscopes, and building your own center of gravity game to take home. This program is so energizing, even gravity can't keep you down!Put on your seat belt -- theses energetic classes are going to make you have a blast!Morse Street Students may ride the bus from school to Mast Landing.
 
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM    Teacher Workout
 
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM    Laugh & Learn After Care
 
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Maine Youth Orchestra
 
Wednesday November 1, 2023
7:50 AM - 8:35 AM    Introduction to German - Fall: Sport, Spiel und Spaß II
Your kids will be amazed by how much German they know already: auto, bus, ball, and gesundheit are all German words.  In our morning classes, we will not only discover more about the German language, but also German culture.  Where is Germany on a map? How do German kids live? What is the school day like? What sports do they play? What do we all have in common? What is different? In a fun, interactive setting, we will discover Germany and the world together.  Bis bald!*If you are new to this program, please contact the instructor before registering at hornschildbearv@rsu5.org.
 
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Driver Education - Roy's Driver & Rider Ed November
RSU5 DOES NOT take the Registrations - you must go through ROY'S to register.This course meets the state required 30 hours of classroom lecture and 10 hours of driving time.-Students must bring their birth certificate, social security card and blue or black ink pen to the first class. -Students must be 15 before the first class.-All students are required to wear a mask during class and driving as well as socially distance at all times when not seated.REGISTER THROUGH ROY'S DRIVING ACADEMY 784-6245 or https://roysdriving.com/locations/freeport/ for more class information and registration
 
3:15 PM - 4:15 PM    Fun with Spanish - Fun with Spanish: Level 1
In this introductory Spanish class series, children in grades 4-5 will be introduced to the basics of the Spanish language through activities that are fun, relevant, and age-appropriate. Through games, songs, stories, acting, puppetry, movement, chants, and team-building activities, students will become familiar with and practice Spanish in a natural and engaging way. Classes will be active and students will be expected to participate respectfully and fully in each class. No prior Spanish is required. This class is perfect for both beginners and  students with some prior Spanish learning. All eager students are welcome. About the Instructor: Dawn Ellen "Señora" Kirkland has taught Spanish to children in Maine (grades K-8) for 8 years, and has been an educator to students of all ages and from all around the world for over 20 years. Prior to teaching Spanish, Señora Kirkland developed and directed a study abroad semester program in Ecuador for high school seniors and gap year students. Prior to this, she was an outdoor educator for over a decade, during which time she spent many years working and traveling the globe and immersing in Spanish-speaking cultures. She has traveled extensively throughout Central and South America, and spent 6 years living on-and off in Ecuador where she built a tiny house in a small, surfing village on the coast. Señora Kirkland holds a Masters in Experiential Education and supports the methodology of educating students by leading them through first-hand experiences. She brings this background of teaching into her Spanish classroom where students use their whole bodies and minds to actively and naturally acquire the language. Señora Kirkland currently lives in South Portland with her husband and 13-year-old daughter.
 
3:15 PM - 4:15 PM    Mad Science: Energize It! - Mad Science - Energize It! DCS
Hop on board the Mad Science express for a high speed hands-on experience that will energize your mind!  Join us and explore the many facets of energy, forces, motion, potions, and yes .... slime!  Reach for your potential .... and kinetic energy as you experiment with gadgets, cars, and catapults.  Discover how to make objects disappear and reappear as we unravel the mysteries of magic with science.  Slide down the colorful pH scale and make liquids bubble, fizz, and pop. Learn the physics of optical illusions and build your very own periscope! Ooze into a gooey hour of sliming arounding as you discover the slimy properties of your favorite polymer. Act out hot molecule movements and discover some unusual applications of glow-in-the dark technology. Explore forces by making centrifuges, spinning gyroscopes, and building your own center of gravity game to take home. This program is so energizing, even gravity can't keep you down!Put on your seat belt -- theses energetic classes are going to make you have a blast!Morse Street Students may ride the bus from school to Mast Landing.
 
3:20 PM - 4:20 PM    Maine Nature Art - MSS Art Late Fall
Seasonal delights will inspire your budding artists during these sessions. Come join in and bring a snack, water bottle, and imagination inspired by all Maine has to offer outside of the green months!
 
3:25 PM - 4:25 PM    Top Rockers Hip Hop Dance Crew - MLS Dance Late Fall
Join us after school to learn beginning jazz and hip hop dance moves, conditioning and improvisation.  Get ready to have fun and work hard as we move to the beat!  Age appropriate music will be used for all sessions. Please send your dancer with comfortable flexible clothes (no jeans) and sneakers. The last day of most classes there will be a parent showcase.*In lieu of a parent performance, dancers in all of Miss Kate's Late Fall classes will be invited to a performance for all current dance class families at the Freeport High School Performing Arts Center on Tuesday, December 12th!
 
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM    Laugh & Learn After Care
 
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM    Freeport Players
 
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM    Adult Rec Basketball Open Gym - Adult Rec Basketball DCS Wednesdays
Play pick up basketball and stay in shape year round.  MUST be pre-registered with Community Programs - NO Drop-insSundays excluded when Monday is a holiday. Wednesdays excluded for school gatherings and during middle school basketball season.
 
Thursday November 2, 2023
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Driver Education - Roy's Driver & Rider Ed November
RSU5 DOES NOT take the Registrations - you must go through ROY'S to register.This course meets the state required 30 hours of classroom lecture and 10 hours of driving time.-Students must bring their birth certificate, social security card and blue or black ink pen to the first class. -Students must be 15 before the first class.-All students are required to wear a mask during class and driving as well as socially distance at all times when not seated.REGISTER THROUGH ROY'S DRIVING ACADEMY 784-6245 or https://roysdriving.com/locations/freeport/ for more class information and registration
 
3:15 PM - 4:15 PM    Mad Science: Energize It! - Mad Science - Energize It! PES
Hop on board the Mad Science express for a high speed hands-on experience that will energize your mind!  Join us and explore the many facets of energy, forces, motion, potions, and yes .... slime!  Reach for your potential .... and kinetic energy as you experiment with gadgets, cars, and catapults.  Discover how to make objects disappear and reappear as we unravel the mysteries of magic with science.  Slide down the colorful pH scale and make liquids bubble, fizz, and pop. Learn the physics of optical illusions and build your very own periscope! Ooze into a gooey hour of sliming arounding as you discover the slimy properties of your favorite polymer. Act out hot molecule movements and discover some unusual applications of glow-in-the dark technology. Explore forces by making centrifuges, spinning gyroscopes, and building your own center of gravity game to take home. This program is so energizing, even gravity can't keep you down!Put on your seat belt -- theses energetic classes are going to make you have a blast!Morse Street Students may ride the bus from school to Mast Landing.
 
3:15 PM - 4:30 PM    Gee's Basketball Academy - Grade 2
This is a great introductory program to the game of basketball. Participants will begin to learn the basic fundamentals of the game while developing passing, shooting, and ball handling skills through fun-filled activities and drills.
 
3:20 PM - 4:20 PM    Top Rockers Hip Hop Dance Crew - DCS Dance Late Fall
Join us after school to learn beginning jazz and hip hop dance moves, conditioning and improvisation.  Get ready to have fun and work hard as we move to the beat!  Age appropriate music will be used for all sessions. Please send your dancer with comfortable flexible clothes (no jeans) and sneakers. The last day of most classes there will be a parent showcase.*In lieu of a parent performance, dancers in all of Miss Kate's Late Fall classes will be invited to a performance for all current dance class families at the Freeport High School Performing Arts Center on Tuesday, December 12th!
 
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM    Laugh & Learn After Care
 
5:00 PM - 5:45 PM    Tae Kwon Do - TKD Youth (Fall Beginner)
Tae Kwon Do is a great way to become physically and mentally fit while having fun. Learn valuable life long skills: respect, self-confidence, and courage, all while practicing self defense techniques. Great introduction to the martial arts while incorporating fun games and drills. Free uniform for your first session!
 
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM    Cross Country Banquet
 
6:00 PM - 6:45 PM    Tae Kwon Do - TKD Youth (Fall Intermediate)
Tae Kwon Do is a great way to become physically and mentally fit while having fun. Learn valuable life long skills: respect, self-confidence, and courage, all while practicing self defense techniques. Great introduction to the martial arts while incorporating fun games and drills. Free uniform for your first session!
 
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM    DCS Fall Sports Awards Night
 
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM    DCS Fall Sports Awards Night
 
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM    DCS Fall Sports Awards Night
 
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Intro to the Fair Play Method - Fair Play Seminar
Intro to the Fair Play Method, A System for Fairly Dividing Household ResponsibilitiesDo you constantly feel overwhelmed trying to keep your household running? Is the majority of the mental load on your plate? Do you feel like your brain is too full of everyone else’s needs to hold space for your own dreams? You are not alone. Relief is in sight. Imagine a life with less resentment, more levity, and more time to pursue your life passions. Certified Fair Play Facilitator, Sandi Konta, will introduce you to the Fair Play Method, a time and anxiety-saving system that offers couples a completely new way to divvy up their domestic responsibilities. You'll leave the course with a new vocabulary for talking about and thinking about domestic life and a plan for finding more equity at home.Each registrant is encouraged to bring their partner at no additional cost.
 
7:00 PM - 7:45 PM    Tae Kwon Do - TKD Adult (Fall)
Tae Kwon Do is a great way to become physically and mentally fit while having fun. Learn valuable life long skills: respect, self-confidence, and courage, all while practicing self defense techniques. Great introduction to the martial arts while incorporating fun games and drills. Free uniform for your first session!
 
Friday November 3, 2023
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM    Chess for Seniors - Chess - Fall
Spend the morning learning the game of kings or testing your lifetime skills against others in the community. We'd love to have you join us any time!
 
2:45 PM - 8:00 PM    Ski Swap
 
2:45 PM - 8:00 PM    Ski Swap
 
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Driver Education - Roy's Driver & Rider Ed November
RSU5 DOES NOT take the Registrations - you must go through ROY'S to register.This course meets the state required 30 hours of classroom lecture and 10 hours of driving time.-Students must bring their birth certificate, social security card and blue or black ink pen to the first class. -Students must be 15 before the first class.-All students are required to wear a mask during class and driving as well as socially distance at all times when not seated.REGISTER THROUGH ROY'S DRIVING ACADEMY 784-6245 or https://roysdriving.com/locations/freeport/ for more class information and registration
 
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM    Maine Nature Art - MLS Art Early Fall
Seasonal delights will inspire your budding artists during these sessions. Come join in and bring a snack, water bottle, and imagination inspired by all Maine has to offer outside of the green months!
 
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM    Laugh & Learn After Care
 
3:30 PM - 6:30 PM    MLS Gaming Club
 
Saturday November 4, 2023
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM    Ski Swap
 
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM    Ski Swap