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Take Fabulous Photos of the Flora and Fauna in Your World

$2999

with Boomer TECH, Maranacook Adult Education

Calendar Sep 7, 2021

This course shows you how to take beautiful photos of flowers, plants, and wildlife. Four easy-to-follow videos demonstrate and give examples of each of the topics which include: Using focus, exposure and HDR features to capture the beauty ofyour surroundings; ways to avoid blurry images; tips for composing your images; and editing options that turn so-so images into stunning images. In addition to the instructional videos, we have several articles with usefull information to build your repertoire of photographic strategies. This course is made for you if you want to learn to use your camera or significantly upgrade your skills and abilities.

Begins: Upon Registration

Location: Online - You view class at your convenience! The instructors provide personalized support for the class via email.

Class access available until December 31, 2021

BoomerTECH Adventures guides, Jill, Chris,and Ed are available to answer any of your questions at ed@boomertechadventures.com.

Firearms Hunter Safety - Session One

$5

with Russell Corson, RSU 54/MSAD 54 Adult and Community Education

Calendar Sep 7, 2021 at 5 pm

This course is being taught by a trained, certified volunteer instructor according to statewide standards. This course combines 7.5 hours of classroom instruction with some required independent study at home between the first and second class.

Student must demonstrate to the instructor that they can safely handle a firearm, participate in activities, bring in a survival kit with appropriate contents, and pass a 50-question test with a grade of 70% or higher.

Note: While on the school campus, class participants must wear a two-layer mask that covers the mouth and nose at all times and six-foot social distancing must be maintained.

Full Course

Qi-Gong

$30

with Diane Beaudoin, RSU 54/MSAD 54 Adult and Community Education

Calendar Sep 7, 2021 at 5 pm

“Qi” means energy and “Gong” means practice. Learn to circulate the energy in specific channels—called meridians—by using movement and breathing techniques. When the energy flows freely, you feel vitality, health, and happiness.

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Freedom From Smoking

$20

with Elaine Sipe, MSAD#1 Adult & Community Education

Calendar Sep 13, 2021 at 1 pm, runs for 7 weeks
1 additional session on Oct 12, 2021

What better thing to be thankful for than to have quit smoking by Thankgiving!!!

Available to all Aroostook County residents ages 18 thru adult through a partnership with ACAP and Maine Cancer Foundation.

Our in-person Freedom From Smoking group clinics include eight sessions led by a certified facilitator with a small group of people. The program features a step-by-step plan for quitting smoking and each session is designed to help smokers gain control over their behavior. Because no single quit smoking plan is right for all smokers, the program presents a variety of evidence-based techniques for individuals to combine into their own plan to quit smoking. The clinic format also encourages participants to work on the process and problems of quitting both individually and as part of a group.

This 7-week program meets once a week, with the exception of week #4 which includes an additional check-in session on Thursday.

Program facilitated by Elaine Sipe an Aroostook County Action Program (ACAP) Community Educator

This class is offered live, in-person at SAD 1 Adult & Community Education, located behind PIHS.

 

Math Basics

Free

with Marie Enright, York Adult Education

Calendar Sep 7, 2021 at 6 pm
2 additional sessions through Apr 5, 2022

From basic arithmetic (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, decimals, fractions, and percentages) all the way to real world algebra. This class will provide individualized instruction to help you learn/improve your math skills to succeed in everyday life, the workplace, and/or prepare you for college! Register to get the link for the livestream session.

Reading and Writing Basics

Free

with Beth Knight, York Adult Education

Calendar Sep 7, 2021 at 6 pm
2 additional sessions through Mar 7, 2022

Want to increase your understanding of the news, improve your communication skills for everyday use in the community, or prepare for college or the workplace? This class focuses on basic reading, writing, speaking and listening skills to help you succeed in life and the workplace.

Family Violence Project Volunteer Training via Zoom Messalonskee F21
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Family Violence Project Volunteer Training via Zoom Messalonskee F21

Free

with Jaime Mooney, Mid-Maine Regional Adult Community Education

This course will examine the dynamics of domestic abuse, the services of Family Violence Project (FVP), and effective victim advocacy and safety planning.  Successful completion of this course prepares participants to become FVP Volunteer Helpline Advocates. As Helpline Advocates, volunteers would answer/return calls placed to our 24-hour helpline for those affected by domestic violence, assisting callers by providing support, education, resources and safety planning.  Prior to being accepted into the class a participant must complete the application process (which includes an interview and background checks which need to be completed by 4:30 on Sept. 8) with the Family Violence Project.  While the course is free, we do request a $25 donation from those who are able to provide it; this will help cover the cost of the background checks. Tuesday, Oct. 12 will be a make up class for the holiday on Monday, Oct. 11. 

For more information, please contact Jaime at jmooney@familyviolenceproject.org or 207-623-8637 x302.

Aerobics ~ Low Impact

$55

with Lois Davis, RSU 54/MSAD 54 Adult and Community Education

Calendar Sep 13, 2021 at 6 pm

Come to a fun and exciting low impact aerobics class where you work out at your own pace. Relieve stress, improve cardio, tone, and make new friends.

This class will be ZOOM.  You will be emailed a link when you register.

 

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