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Beginning Writer's Workshop
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Beginning Writer's Workshop

$115

with _ed2go _ed2go, Piscataquis Valley Adult Education Cooperative

Calendar runs for 52 weeks

If you've always wanted to write but have no idea where to start, this course will demystify the process for you. You'll get a taste of the writing life, improve your writing skills, and develop new ways to stretch your creative muscles. This exciting, hands-on course for the creative writing novice is filled with challenging exercises, expert advice, and plenty of direct support and encouragement. As you work your way through the lessons, you'll develop your own short, creative fiction or nonfiction piece. Our emphasis in this course is on developing your skills through practice, so you'll spend more time writing than reading. You'll master important concepts by completing enjoyable writing exercises and assignments, and you'll discover a variety of strategies and techniques the pros use to develop characters, create a compelling point of view, build interest through dialogue, and add meaning to your stories.

To register, go to: http://www.ed2go.com/pvaec/online-courses/beginning-writers-workshop?tab=detail

 

 

 

Beyond Beginners Ukulele-Something Old Something New!

$49

with Duncan Perry, York Adult & Community Education

Calendar Next session starts May 21, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 2 weeks
1 additional session on Jul 16, 2019

Get ready to take your ukulele playing to another level with Duncan Perry! Using his song-based approach, you will explore left hand ornamentation techniques including hammering on and slides. The right hand will get a work out as you expand your knowledge of strumming and fingerpicking by learning such skills as triplets and muting. More chords will be added to your tool box and you will learn how to transpose songs from one key to another. Of course, there will be many laughs along the way and you will need to practice. The pace will be geared to the proficiency level of those enrolling. At a minimum, all students are expected to know basic chord formations in the Keys of C and G and be capable of smooth chord transitions. If you love playing the ukulele and you want to enhance your knowledge of this wonderful instrument, this course is a must. Please have a serviceable soprano, concert, or tenor size ukulele, an electronic tuner, and a passion for playing.

Blazo-Leavitt Homestead

Free

with Peter Cyr, Sacopee Valley Adult & Community Education

Calendar Jun 23, 2019 at 1 pm, runs for 1 week

The Blazo-Leavitt Homestead was built by William Blazo in North Parsonsfield. The ell--with one large chimney--was built in 1812. The main section of the house--with four more chimneys--was added in 1817. It is a two-story Portsmouth Federal-style home with elaborate doorways, ornate interior woodwork, a Palladian window over the front door, and a large central hall. It was in the same family until 1974. From 1977 until 2008, the homestead went through four different owners. From 2008 until late 2013, the structure was vacant. The present owner has been in the process of restoring the homestead since November 2013. It is now finished! The Rufus-Porter type murals and graining by artist Sandy Howe are outstanding. The Blazo-Leavitt Homestead, 515 North Street, North Parsonsfield, is located on Route 160 South in North Parsonsfield, diagonally across the street from the Parsonsfield Seminary.  Please note: There is no charge for this tour, but donations benefitting the Parsonsfield-Porter Historical Society can be contributed at the time of the tour.Please preregister as we need a minimum of 4 people to run the course and have a maximum capacity of 25-30. Ages 18+

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Blogging and Podcasting for Beginners
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Blogging and Podcasting for Beginners

$95

with ed2go, Windham/Raymond Adult Education

Blogging and Podcasting for Beginners – ed2go

Session starts 1/16/2019 then every 4-6 weeks

Go to ed2go.com/wae or careertraining.ed2go.com/wae to start the registration process.

If you're thinking of starting a blog or just beginning one, this course is for you. Perhaps you'd like to try out podcasting too. You can and it's easy. In this course, you'll learn how to create, manage, and promote your own blog and audio and video podcast using tools that you already have on your computer—no paid software or equipment is needed. Through hands-on exercises, you'll discover the benefits of using free web tools like Blogger, WordPress, Audacity, and YouTube. Guided by an expert instructor, you'll find that creating a blog and podcast is much easier than you ever imagined. And by the end of this course, you'll be amazed how much you've accomplished. 

Blogging and Podcasting for Beginners
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Blogging and Podcasting for Beginners

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with ed 2go, Kittery Adult Education

If you're thinking of starting a blog or just beginning one, this course is for you. Perhaps you'd like to try out podcasting too. You can and it's easy. In this course, you'll learn how to create, manage, and promote your own blog and audio and video podcast using tools that you already have on your computer—no paid software or equipment is needed.  

For more details or to register visit:

https://www.ed2go.com/kae/online-courses/web-2-0-blogs-wikis-and-podcasts?tab=detail

Body Language, Presence, and Power

$99

with Bonnie Gross, York Adult & Community Education

73% of what we communicate to other people is through our body language and facial expressions. We may say one thing, but “project” a different message. Learn the art of body language and you'll get your message across!

Boho Blossoms Paint Night

$11

with Obrianna Cornelius, Orono-Hampden-Old Town Adult Ed Partnership

Calendar May 28, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

In this one night paint and sip style class you will create an acrylic painting of a tangled design of colorful flowers. Feel free to improvise and choose your own colors while the instructor demonstrates the method.

Bring a coffee or tea with you; snacks will be provided.

A $15.00 materials fee will be payable to the instructor the night of class. 

Bookkeeping Certificate 6/3

$495

with UGotClass, Sanford Community Adult Education

Calendar Jun 3, 2019 , runs for 12 weeks

How do you manage the finances of a business? Whether you are an entrepreneur, running a family business, or just looking to advance your career and add to your skill set, this Bookkeeping Certificate will provide you with the knowledge needed to measure, and manage, the financial health of your business. This program focuses on cash basis accounting.No one will care more about the financial health of your business than you! It’s imperative that you understand how the process works and are able to complete the accounting cycle accurately and in a timely fashion. Even if you plan to outsource your bookkeeping needs, you should still understand how the process works. No one should be clueless when it comes to the finances of their business.

Bundle: Understanding Debits and Credits; General Ledger and Month End Procedures; Closing Procedures and Financial Statements

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