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"Beginning Computer" Course

$45

with Chris Yockey, Houlton/Hodgdon Adult & Community Education

May 24, 2017 at 3:30 pm, runs for 3 weeks

This Course gives you an opportunity to explore the basics of computer usage and will help with getting you started from the ground up.  You do not need your own computer, but, if you have a laptop that you wish to get familiar with, plase bring it with you.

10 Tips: Choose My Plate Cooking Class

Free

with Sarah Murphy, Lake Region & Fryeburg Area Adult Education

Jul 6, 2017 at 11 am, runs for 4 weeks

Students will learn about USDA's MyPlate and some easy steps to follow the latest Dietary Guideline for Americans. Classes will provide participants with the knowledge they need to choose and prepare healthy foods and beverages on a limited budget. Food demonstrations and tastings will be provided at each session. Topics will include "Focus on Fruits", "Vary Your Veggies", Make 1/2 Your Grains Whole Grains", and "Vary Your Protein Routine". 

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3D Printing and CAD Basics: Widget Making With Your PC (Spring 2017)

$79

with Dennis Buckley, York Adult & Community Education

Mar 22, 2017 at 7 pm, runs for 10 weeks

This hands-on beginner’s course will introduce basic CAD (computer Aided Design) and 3D printing as a medium producing artistic or technical pieces. (Laptop operating Apple or Windows 8.0 or greater required) Wednesday, March 15, 7-8:30 pm - 10 classes

 

Other fees (paid later)

  • Material Fee - $20.00

Adirondack Chair & Side Table

$175

with Frank Gallant, United Technologies Center - Adult Education

Jun 20, 2017 at 8:30 am, runs for 9 weeks

Build your own Adirondack chair and side table just in time for summer! Students will learn how to read blueprints and construct their projects using a variety of power tools and hand tools. Students must purchase their own wood and hardware. This cost can range in price from $50 to $150, depending on your choices. 

Note: Safety training is required and will be taught in the first class.

Adult Paint Night

$14

with Ashley Pillsbury, MSAD 53 Adult and Community Education

Jun 1, 2017 at 5 pm

Ready to discover your inner artist? Then get your friends together and sign up for a Friday night paint session. Participants will follow the instructor through a step-by-step process, learning and applying different acrylic painting techniques, to produce a finished painting that they can bring home and hang in their home or office with pride. This class is suitable even for those with no formal artistic experience.

Thursday, June 1st  5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Materials fee $12

Advance Excel SII ONLINE - Spring 2017

$195

with John Rutledge, Biddeford Adult Education

Jun 5, 2017

Advanced Excel contains tools that can help you prepare your worksheets accurately, examine your data for authentication, and then find those answers to your most difficult questions. This course will help you learn these required business functions along with the tools required to analyze data efficiently within the workplace. Save time for yourself by protecting your valuable data and know with assurance that the entered data is accurate without any errors. By completing the course, discover how to attractively visualize your data into meaningful information with confidence.

About online learning

Online learning is a fun, enjoyable and very productive way to learn. Millions of people are learning online each year. You will engage with the instructor and other participants. You will get to know your instructor and other participants. You may make friends.  It’s easy. It’s fun. 

How the Course Works

It is easy to participate in your online course. After you register, you will be given a web address to go to get into your online classroom.  You will have a password and use your email address and password to gain access.

Once inside the online classroom, here’s what you can expect.

Participate when you want

You can participate any time of day or evening. The online classroom is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. There are no live real-time requirements or meetings. You decide when you participate.

For the best learning, participants should log into the course on 2-3 different days of the week.

 

Advance Excel SIII ONLINE - Spring 2017

$195

with John Rutledge, Biddeford Adult Education

Aug 7, 2017

Advanced Excel contains tools that can help you prepare your worksheets accurately, examine your data for authentication, and then find those answers to your most difficult questions. This course will help you learn these required business functions along with the tools required to analyze data efficiently within the workplace. Save time for yourself by protecting your valuable data and know with assurance that the entered data is accurate without any errors. By completing the course, discover how to attractively visualize your data into meaningful information with confidence.

About online learning

Online learning is a fun, enjoyable and very productive way to learn. Millions of people are learning online each year. You will engage with the instructor and other participants. You will get to know your instructor and other participants. You may make friends.  It’s easy. It’s fun. 

How the Course Works

It is easy to participate in your online course. After you register, you will be given a web address to go to get into your online classroom.  You will have a password and use your email address and password to gain access.

Once inside the online classroom, here’s what you can expect.

Participate when you want

You can participate any time of day or evening. The online classroom is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. There are no live real-time requirements or meetings. You decide when you participate.

For the best learning, participants should log into the course on 2-3 different days of the week.

 

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Advanced Dog Obedience - New Start Date!

$69

with Karen Sundqvist, Maranacook Adult Education

Apr 25, 2017 at 7 pm, runs for 6 weeks

This class will continue the training begun in the Basic class, therefore dogs and handlers should have completed at least one Basic class prior to registering. The class will be tailored to the individual needs and temperaments of different breeds as well as to various levels of experience of the handlers and what each dog’s “job” is, whether he/she is a family pet or a dog that will be used as a comfort or therapy dog, or a working farm dog. This is not a puppy class. Please bring proof of current immunizations to the first class.

Please e-mail instructor at: ksundqvist@yahoo.com for more info about collars.  No metal choke collars or prong-type (pinch) collars will be allowed.

 Class begins April 25th and ends May 30, 2017

Location: Readfield Elementary School





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