Fall classes are about to begin at School Administrative District 40 adult education. Below are a sampling of some courses available. Classes are held at Medomak Valley High School in Waldoboro unless otherwise noted.

Basic Dog Obedience with Marissa Murray

Learn to teach one’s dog to listen and obey in a distraction setting. Some of the commands that will be taught include heel, sit, down, stay, come and no. This class is for dogs aged 6 months and older. Call the adult education office for more information, material and immunization requirements. Class begins Tuesday, Sept. 13, from 6 to 7 p.m. for six weeks.

Hunter Safety Home Study in two locations

This is a certifying course presented by the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries & Wildlife. Students must attend all scheduled sessions as well as study at home to be eligible to take the final exam. Children 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult. This class is offered in two locations – fee for each location is $10 per person and must be paid prior to attending the class.

At the American Legion Hall on Jefferson Street in Waldoboro: Class meets Sept. 13, Sept. 19 and 20, 6 to 9 p.m.

At Prescott Memorial School on Route 220 in Washington: Class meets Sept. 15, Sept. 26 and 27, from 6 to 9 p.m.

Ready, Set, Grow! with Sharon Turner

Learn how employing the principles of “no-till”, “weedless”, “lasagna” gardening this fall can jump start a beautiful, healthy, productive vegetable garden next spring. This class will cover soil testing, mulching, composting, organic fertilizers and garden layout and design.

Class begins Wednesday, Sept. 14 from 6 to 8 p.m. for two weeks.

GED preparation and testing

Begin the process of earning a high school equivalency diploma or improving skills in reading, writing and math. Small class size, individualized instruction and materials for home study. Class begins Wednesday, Sept. 14 from 6 to 8 p.m. for six weeks.

Go to the web portal location at  msad40.maineadulted.org to sign up online for classes or call the adult education office to register at 832-5205.