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Driving Dynamics for Seniors

$30

with Ed Naples, Lake Region & Fryeburg Area Adult Education

Calendar Mar 16, 2019 at 8:30 am

*This class listing is for 65 and older only. If you are not 65 use the Maine Driving Dynamics class listing*

The Maine Driving Dynamics course is a driver improvement course that is aimed to improve a student’s defensive driving awareness and abilities. This five-hour course includes discussion of collision avoidance techniques, safety issues, driver habits and attitudes, and the basic elements that constantly challenge drivers on Maine’s highways. Our goal is to save lives, prevent injuries, and reduce vehicle-related crashes. The course may be taken for point reduction only once every 365 days.

Students who successfully complete the course will receive a three-point credit on their driving record.

Fly Fishing Canoe Adventure

$200

with Colonel J.R. Mosher, United Technologies Center - Adult Education

Calendar Jun 1, 2019

This four-week (two hours per week) course is designed to enable 20 students to catch Maine native fish using fly rods and flies they have tied, while negotiating the Kennebec River in their own canoe. Course includes: basic fly tying, fly casting for river fishing, preparing native fish for meals, introduction to the canoe, river canoeing practical exercise, and a team Kennebec fishing adventure. Registered Maine Guides: Colonel J.R. Mosher, M.Ed., M.S.S., MBA Catherine M. Gordon, M.Ed. June to August 2019

3 Part Google for Beginners and Professionals: Part 1

Free

with Michael Lamoureux, Gray-New Gloucester Adult & Community Education

Calendar Next session starts Mar 26, 2019 at 6 pm

Google has many great tools you can use for free! If you want to use Google for personal use, or you use it at work, we will explore the amazing tools provided. Learn to present information, share with colleagues, collaboratively edit, and use other time-saving tools. (If you do not have a current google account, we will create one in the first class.) Bring a laptop or we will have computers available. The beauty of Google is that you can access it!

Part 1: Focus on Google Mail Learn to organize, save, create, archive, and attach items to email.

3 Part Google for Beginners and Professionals: Part 2

Free

with Michael Lamoureux, Gray-New Gloucester Adult & Community Education

Calendar Next session starts Apr 2, 2019 at 6 pm

Google has many great tools you can use for free! If you want to use Google for personal use, or you use it at work, we will explore the amazing tools provided. Learn to present information, share with colleagues, collaboratively edit, and use other time-saving tools. (If you do not have a current google account, we will create one in the first class.) Bring a laptop or we will have computers available. The beauty of Google is that you can access it!

Part 2: Focus on Google Drive (Docs, Sheets, Slides) Learn to create documents, spreadsheets, graphs/charts, and Powerpoint-type presentations.

3 Part Google for Beginners and Professionals: Part 3

Free

with Michael Lamoureux, Gray-New Gloucester Adult & Community Education

Calendar Next session starts Apr 9, 2019 at 6 pm

Google has many great tools you can use for free! If you want to use Google for personal use, or you use it at work, we will explore the amazing tools provided. Learn to present information, share with colleagues, collaboratively edit, and use other time-saving tools. (If you do not have a current google account, we will create one in the first class.) Bring a laptop or we will have computers available. The beauty of Google is that you can access it!

Part 3: Focus on Google Forms and other Google Tools. Learn to create surveys, quizzes, and many other organizational tools.

A Civil Conversation - A Civility Workshop

Free

with Brian Langley and Brian Hubbell, Ellsworth Adult Education

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

A Civility Workshop Join Brian Langley, former Maine State Senate leader, and Brian Hubbell, Maine State Representative, for a hands-on workshop in building constructive relationships one civil conversation at a time. Reviving civility takes a village and you can be part of making a difference in yours. Makeup class (if needed) 03/07/19.

Brian Langley served five terms in the legislature, representing Hancock County in the Maine State Senate and chaired the Education and Cultural Affairs Committee. He is the Chef/owner of the Union River Lobster Pot Restaurant in Ellsworth.

Brian Hubbell is a four-term State Representative for Bar Harbor, Mt. Desert and Lamoine, with legislative service on the Education and Appropriation Committees. He has particular interest in education policy, school funding, renewable energy and scientific research and development.

A Field Course in Old Barns
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A Field Course in Old Barns

$74

with Les Fossel, RSU#12 Adult Education

Calendar Mar 12, 2019 at 6:30 pm, runs for 10 weeks

This is a course for people that have old barns(that maybe need repairs(, or want an old barn, or you just love old barns! The emphasis will be on the practical ways to maintain your old barn at an affordable cost. The first session will be in the classroom, after that, meetings will be held in the old barns of class members. This course is co-sponsered by the Morris Farm Trust in Wiscassett. The last class will be a potluck supper at the instructors house, where class members can visit the intructors shop, barns, and reference library. NOTE: Followinf first class the day and time of future classes will be determined by class members.Les Fossel is one of Maines foremost expert on early buildings. He has helped preserve early building for forty two years.

A Field Course in Old Barns

$74

with Les Fossel, Central Lincoln County Adult Education

Calendar Mar 26, 2019 at 6:30 pm

This is a course for people who have an old barn (that perhaps needs repairs), want an old barn, or just love old barns! The emphasis will be on practical ways to maintain your old barn at an affordable cost.  The first session is in the classroom. After that, meetings will be held in the old barns of class members. There will be as many sessions as are required to visit the barns of class members who want their barns visited (by no more than 12 people).  This course is co-sponsored by the Morris Farm Trust in Wiscasset.

The last class will be a potluck supper at the instructor’s house, where class members can see the instructor’s cabinetmaking shop and barns, and delve into his reference library on early buildings (one of the very best in Maine).

NOTE: Following the first class, the day and time of future classes will be determined by class members in a way to accommodate as many individual schedules as possible.

Les Fossel is one of Maine’s foremost experts on early buildings. His award-winning business has specialized in preserving our early buildings for 42 years. He has lectured throughout Maine and the Northeast, including as a faculty member for the University of Southern Maine. More information on his business enterprises is available at: www.oldhouserestoration.com. 





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