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Developing Your Self-Care Priorities-Guided Journaling Course

$50

with Ann Sirois, Sanford Community Adult Education

Calendar Nov 1, 2023 at 6:30 pm, runs for 4 weeks

This class is an online class.

Guided Journaling Course Summary:  Get a bird's eye view and a worm's eye view of your career, business, relationships, philanthropy, finances, self-care, etc., to experience more joy, and less stress in your daily life, in packed, highly interactive guided journaling courses.  No experience is necessary.

 

 

Estate Planning and Revocable Trusts & Irrevocable Trusts

$12

with Kathryn Bedell, Noble Adult & Community Education

Calendar Nov 1, 2023 at 6:30 pm

This class will begin with an overview of basic estate planning, including Wills,Powers of Attorney, Health Care Directives, etc. The class will then delve into,learning how revocable trusts can help avoid probate and protect your privacy, andhow irrevocable trusts can protect your assets from nursing home or Maine Care(Medicaid) liens. Discussion will include other strategies to safeguard assets from life events such as business failure or divorce of adult children.

Kathryn Bedell is a lawyer in York, Maine and has been practicing for 31 years. Her practice focuses on estate planning, asset preservation, and probatematters.

Guided Journaling: Developing Your Self-Care Priorities

$35

with Anne Sirois, Augusta Adult and Community Education

Calendar Nov 1, 2023 at 6:30 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Get a bird's eye view and a worm's eye view of your career, business, relationships, philanthropy, finances, self-care, etc. to experience more joy, less stress in your daily life, in packed, highly interactive guided journaling courses. No writing experience necessary. 

Wednesdays, 6:30-8:30 PM, Nov. 1 - 22, 4 week series

Instant GUITAR for Hopelessly Busy People

$69

with Craig Coffman, MSAD 52 Adult & Community Education

Calendar Nov 1, 2023 at 6:30 pm

Have you ever wanted to learn the guitar but simply find itdifficult to find the time? In just a few hours you can learn enough about playing the guitar to give you years of musical enjoyment, and you won’t have to take private lessons to do it.

This crash course will teach you some basic chords and get you playing along with your favorite songs right away. Since this class is being held online with ZOOM, you will be able to sit at home with your guitar and take this class without any pressure at all.

And since the class includes an online book and online follow-up video lessons, you will be able to continue your practice and study on your own. An optional periodic online question and answer session is also included. A recording o fthe class is included as well.

Class limited to 15 students. For ages 13+.

Topics include:

How chords work in a song

How to form the three main types of chords

How to tune your guitar

Basic strumming patterns

How to buy a good guitar (things to avoid)

How to play along with simple tunes

Instant Guitar for Hopelessly Busy People

$65

with Craig Coffman, Winthrop Adult Education

Calendar Nov 1, 2023 at 6:30 pm, runs for 1 week

In just a few hours you can learn enough about playing the guitar to give you years of musical enjoyment, and you won’t have to take private lessons to do it. This crash course will teach you some basic chords and get you playing along with your favorite songs right away. Fee includes the online book, online follow up lessons, a recording of the class and also an optional periodic question and answer session. Class is held online using zoom and is partly hands on instruction and partly lecture/demonstration. For ages 13+.

*Students will need a guitar (electric or acoustic) at home and access to an internet connected device.

Instant Guitar for Hopelessly Busy People

$55

with Craig Coffman, Maranacook Adult Education

Calendar Nov 1, 2023 at 6:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Instant Guitar for Hopelessly Busy People

Have you ever wanted to learn the guitar but  simply find it difficult to find the time? In just a few hours you can learn enough about playing  the guitar to give you years of musical enjoyment, and you won’t have to take private lessons to do it. This crash course will teach you some basic chords and get you playing along with your favorite songs right away.

Since this class is being held online with Zoom, you will  be able to sit at home with your guitar and take this class without any pressure at all. And since the class includes an online book and online follow-up video lessons, you will be able to continue your practice and study on your own.

An optional periodic online question and answer session is also included. A recording of the class is included as well.

Topics include:

  • How chords work in a song
  • How to form the three main types of chords
  • How to tune your guitar Basic strumming patterns
  • How to buy a good guitar (things to avoid)
  • How to play along with simple tunes

For ages 13+. 

Instructor: Craig Coffman

Wednesday, November1, 2023

Time:  6:30-9 pm

Location: Live Online via Zoom

Registration: $59

 

Instant Guitar for Hopelessly Busy People

$64

with Craig Coffman, RSU 54/MSAD 54 Adult and Community Education

Calendar Nov 1, 2023 at 6:30 pm

ONLINE -one night workshop

Have you ever wanted to learn the guitar but couldn’t find the time? In just a few hours you can learn enough about playing the guitar to give you years of musical enjoyment, and you won’t have to take private lessons to do it. This crash course will teach you the following: how chords work in a song, how to form the three main types of chords, how to tune your guitar, how to buy a good guitar (things to avoid), and how to play along with simple tunes. Since this class is being held online using Zoom, you will be able to sit at home with your guitar and take this class without any pressure at all. And since the class includes an online book and online follow-up video lessons, you will be able to continue your practice and study on your own. An optional online question/answer session and a recording of the class are included as well. Class limited to 15 students.

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Instant Guitar for Hopelessly Busy People Fall 2023

$59

with Craig Coffman, Piscataquis Valley Adult Education Cooperative

Calendar Nov 1, 2023 at 6:30 pm

Have you ever wanted to learn the guitar but simply find it difficult to find the time? In just a few hours you can learn enough about playing the guitar to give you years of musical enjoyment, and you won’t have to take private lessons to do it. This crash course will teach you some basic chords and get you playing along with your favorite songs right away. Since this class is being held online with ZOOM, you will be able to sit at home with your guitar and take this class without any pressure at all. And since the class includes an online book and online follow-up video lessons, you will be able to continue your practice and study on your own. An optional periodic online question and answer session is also included. A recording of the class is included as well. Class limited to 15 students. For ages 13+. Topics include: How chords work in a song How to form the three main types of chords How to tune your guitar Basic strumming patterns How to buy a good guitar (things to avoid) How to play along with simple tunes Students will need an acoustic or electric guitar and access to an internet connected device. Craig Coffman is an experienced piano and guitar instructor, professional pianist and music director. He hasover 30 years experience teaching piano privately. His piano and guitar seminars, offered through Community Colleges and Community Education Programs, have been attended by over 30,000 students throughout Arizona, Minnesota and the United States over the last 27 years. He has a degree in Sociology from Illinois Wesleyan University in Illinois (where he also studied piano) and a Master of Divinity degree from Western Seminary in Portland, Oregon.





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