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Basic Bird-Watching

$49

with Stan LeQuire, Central Lincoln County Adult Education

Calendar May 2, 2019 at 7 pm, runs for 6 weeks

This is an introductory course designed to help you feel comfortable and proficient in one of the USA’s most popular hobbies. The course assumes that the student has only minimal or no knowledge of birds, but desires to acquire skills to identify birds by sight and sound. Students will learn how to find, identify, attract and enjoy the birds of the Midcoast area. The last class session is a walk along a local trail which will help you practice your new, bird-watching skills. Recommended for class: a basic field identification guide to the birds of eastern North America and a pair of binoculars. These items are not required, but eventually, you may want to invest in these 2 items.

Stan L. LeQuire is a life-long naturalist, guide and outdoorsman. He enjoys introducing people to the splendors of Lincoln County. He also teaches a natural history course for adult education in the fall. 

Basic Bird-Watching

$49

with Stan LeQuire, MSAD #40 Adult Education

Calendar May 2, 2019 at 7 pm, runs for 6 weeks

This is an introductory course designed to help you feel comfortable and proficient in one of the USA’s most popular hobbies. The course assumes that the student has only minimal or no knowledge of birds, but desires to acquire skills to identify birds by sight and sound. Students will learn how to find, identify, attract and enjoy the birds of the Midcoast area. The last class session is a walk along a local trail which will help you practice your new, bird-watching skills. Recommended for class: a basic field identification guide to the birds of eastern North America and a pair of binoculars. These items are not required, but eventually, you may want to invest in these 2 items.

Stan L. LeQuire is a life-long naturalist, guide and outdoorsman. He enjoys introducing people to the splendors of Lincoln County. He also teaches a natural history course for adult education in the fall. 

Basic Blacksmithing

$50

with Richard Tessier, RSU 54/MSAD 54 Adult and Community Education

Calendar Apr 25, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

The class will provide students with an opportunity to watch demonstrations of specific blacksmithing techniques, and tool use. Practice time will follow. This is a two day introductory course to explore the basics of the blacksmithing trade. Learn everything from wearing safety clothes to building and managing a coal fire. Learn what tools are needed to bend, twist, punch, drift, shouldering and forge welding.

There is a $5.00 fee for materials and fuel which will be paid to the instructor on Thursday night.

This TWO DAY workshop will begin Thursday, April 25, held at the Skowhegan Area High School

and end on Saturday, April 27 ORat the Malbons Mills Blacksmith Shop.

 

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Basic Computer Skills
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Basic Computer Skills

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with Jessica Johnson, RSU 67 Adult Education

More and more jobs require computer skills and some employers require all jobseekers to apply online for jobs. Many jobs require employees to know how to use email, search the internet, create documents, and handle other digital literacy tasks.  Dates and times TBD.

Basic First Aid Training Class

$45

with PAUL STEWART, Houlton/Hodgdon Adult & Community Education

Calendar Next session starts May 28, 2019 at 5:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Register for a course designed to certify or re-certify in this approved course from the American Safety & Health Institute.

Basket Finishing Night

$19

with Christine Smith, Sanford Community Adult Education

Calendar May 9, 2019 at 6:30 pm, runs for 1 week

This is your opportunity to finish any projects that aren't done or that you need help finishing.  We had a lot of big baskets this year. I want you to be able to enjoy your beautiful, finished baskets.

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Be Heard! – Through the Glass Ceiling: Leadership Speaking Skills for Women

$149

with Bonnie Gross, York Adult & Community Education

Thirty years after women became 50 percent of the college graduates in North America, men still hold the vast majority of leadership positions in government, industry, and in professional firms. In “Lean In,” Sheryl Sandberg, chief operating officer of Facebook, identified one of the major problems holding women back is the ineffective way women communicate to upper management, colleagues, and clients  in business situations. Join Bonnie Gross to learn and change your speaking  skills to make people recognize the true value of your ideas. (Approx. 18 hours.)

Be Heard! – Through the Glass Ceiling: Leadership Speaking Skills for Women

$149

with Bonnie Gross, York Adult & Community Education

Calendar Next session starts Mar 1, 2019

Thirty years after women became 50 percent of the college graduates in North America, men still hold the vast majority of leadership positions in government, industry, and in professional firms. In “Lean In,” Sheryl Sandberg, chief operating officer of Facebook, identified one of the major problems holding women back is the ineffective way women communicate to upper management, colleagues, and clients  in business situations. Join Bonnie Gross to learn and change your speaking  skills to make people recognize the true value of your ideas. (Approx. 18 hours.)





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