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Computer Basics
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Computer Basics

$60

with Steve Catanese, Oxford Hills/Nezinscot Adult Education

Calendar Sep 23, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 3 weeks

This course is for students who would like to learn the basics of personal computers. Whether you are brand new to computers, or tied of being lost and confused, you will be shown the beginning basics of using your home computer. Learn about the desktop, using folders, copy and paste, browsing the internet, e-mail, mouse buttons, keyboard functions, start menu, and viruses. This class will be a perfect starting point to get the most use of your home computer.

Elder Law The Basics via ZOOM Messalonskee F20

Free

with John Nale, Mid-Maine Regional Adult Community Education

Calendar Sep 23, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

This free two-hour class via Zoom will include discussions regarding retirement planning, advance directives, guardianships and conservatorships, second marriage family planning, long-term care and estate planning. Attorney Nale will be available after class to answer any questions as well. Must have internet and email access. Limit 20 students.

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Extend Your Maine Growing Season
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Extend Your Maine Growing Season

$29

with Sharon Turner, Five Town CSD Adult & Community Education

Calendar Sep 23, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 3 weeks

Would you like to extend Maine's short growing season? Discover the many ways you can lengthen that short season and have good wholesome food available through the fall, winter, and early spring. You will explore everything from old-fashioned cold frames and hot caps to the latest in low and high tunnels and coverings. Seed starting, winter vegetable storage and fall garlic planting will be covered, and organic practices will be emphasized. You will also be able to buy wonderful garlic to plant now for harvest next summer! Read more about instructor Sharon Turner here.

Farming with Native Plants
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Farming with Native Plants

$29

with David Spahr, Five Town CSD Adult & Community Education

This class is about how you can grow and harvest edible native plants. David has been farming his land (and a nearby public plot) in Washington, Maine for many years, and his PowerPoint will show the native plants he farms with - such as wild highbush blueberries, American chestnut, Viburnums and dozens more - while he provides a discussion of the ecological implications.

Intro to Photography - Understanding the Camera - Sept.

$78

with Joseph Corrado, Mid-Coast School of Technology Adult Education

Calendar Sep 23, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 5 weeks

In this course, we will start with the basics of photography.  We’ll cover the settings that all cameras share, to the basics of light and composition.  It doesn’t matter what kind of camera you have—from a smartphone to a DSLR—the basics of photography remain unchanged.  If your camera is a phone, we’ll talk about some different camera apps that can give you the same controls that regular cameras have.  The goal is to create great images.  Understanding how your camera functions will help you make more compelling images that you can be proud of.  Bring your camera of choice to class!

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Knitting

$65

with Vicky Vaughn, Marshwood Adult & Community Education

Calendar Sep 23, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Always wanted to learn how to knit? Or has it been a long time since you've picked up the needles? Maybe you're stuck on a project. Join us in a relaxed, fun atmosphere! You'll learn how to cast on, knit and purl, read a pattern, as well as repair mistakes in an easy-going class. It's fun to be part of a creative community. All levels are welcome.

You'll need a skein of light colored Red Heart Worsted Weight yarn and a pair of size needles (size 7 or 8 is best) other small supplies will be discussed. Get ready to learn how to make all kinds of items suitable for gift giving. Masks are required, hand sanitizer provided.  

Planning a Successful Event, Large or Small
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Planning a Successful Event, Large or Small

$25

with Mary Alderman, RSU#12 Adult Education

Calendar Sep 23, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week
Make your next event one to remember, this class teaches the in's and out's of a successful event, whether it be a baby shower, retirement party, family reunion, small wedding, engagement party or any other celebrations you would like to host. We will discuss venues, invitations, catering or your own refreshments, and decorating ideas. Your next event will be one people really enjoy. Please provide your email address for your link to the class. There are two separate sessions for this class, you can choose Wednesday Sept. 21st or October 21 or both if you wish.

Streaming Movies and Media

$15

with Katie Lyons, Kittery Adult Education

Calendar Sep 23, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

This is a Virtual Only class. Upon registration you will be sent a Zoom link to attend class virtually.

Are you looking to ‘cut the cord’ and get rid of your traditional cable package? From local news to live TV to premium cable, we will explore how to watch what you want and leave the rest behind. Get a hands-on demo of a smart TV, learn about the equipment you need to stream, and use our accounts to see what’s on!

Wednesday, Sept. 23, 6-8 p.m.

Course Fee: $15

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