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Painting Birds in Chinese Brush - Interest List Only

Free

with Kelli McNichols, Gray-New Gloucester Adult & Community Education

Calendar Current session started Sep 1, 2020

Discover the beauty of painting birds in the Chinese Brush style. Use simple brush strokes to bring a variety of birds to life. We’ll start by learning about the supplies, then move on to brushstrokes, and finally we’ll put it all together by painting several compositions ranging from simple to complex.

Additional information will be available on Kelli’s website: http://art.mcngraphics.com/classes/ as she gets closer to launch in early September.

Taking Awesome Pictures With Your iPhone/iPad Camera

$49

with BoomerTECH, Gray-New Gloucester Adult & Community Education

Calendar Current session started Sep 1, 2020

This is a step-by-step guide to taking beautiful photos, appropriate for novice photographers and anyone who wants to significantly upgrade their photography skills. Students will learn to take photos, portraits, slo-motion, panos, and more. Also students will learn about camera settings for proper focus and exposure, High Dynamic Range, and picture composition. This online course allows students to work at their own pace. The three instructors provide personalized support for the class via email and/or online chat.

Functional Fitness for Older Adults (Couple)
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Functional Fitness for Older Adults (Couple)

$80

with Ryan Chamberland, United Fitness, Winthrop/Monmouth Adult Education

Calendar Sep 1, 2020 at 10 am, runs for 12 weeks

This six-week program was designed specifically with older adults in mind. This 45 minute class will help you build strength, maintain bone density, and improve your balance (reduce risk of falling and maintain the independence of performing activities in daily life). This is a highly effective exercise program based on safe and simple strength training.

Functional Fitness for Older Adults (Single)
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Functional Fitness for Older Adults (Single)

$60

with Ryan Chamberland, United Fitness, Winthrop/Monmouth Adult Education

Calendar Sep 1, 2020 at 10 am, runs for 12 weeks

This six-week program was designed specifically with older adults in mind. This 45 minute class will help you build strength, maintain bone density, and improve your balance (reduce risk of falling and maintain the independence of performing activities in daily life). This is a highly effective exercise program based on safe and simple strength training.

Orientation

Free

with Michelle Guillaume, Spruce Mountain Adult Education

Calendar Sep 4, 2020

Future students meet with our intake person and learn what can be accomplished at Spruce Mountain Adult and Community Education. 

Is HiSET a good fit or is an adult education diploma a better option?  

What career path is a good fit? 

Math and reading assessments are done to meet the student at their level of learning.  Students get to know the instructors and formulate a schedule that works best for them. 

Orientation is offered on Friday starting at 9am. 

Call today and get your appointment!

Golf for Beginners
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Golf for Beginners

$100

with Alex Plummer, Five Town CSD Adult & Community Education

Calendar Sep 4, 2020 at 1 pm, runs for 4 weeks

This course will focus on how to begin playing the game of golf. Each week will cover a different aspect of the game from basic rules, formats of play, and history of the sport through a fourth week playing a nine hole round of golf. Along the way students will learn the mechanics of the golf swing, use of clubs, putting and chipping and be introduced to the variety of golf equipment and apparel that is essential to playing the game. At the end of the course students will feel confident in their game regardless of age, ability and physique.

Fantastic Photo Finishes-Organize & Edit Images with Your iPhone/iPad Photos App

$35

with Boomer TECH, Maranacook Adult Education

Calendar Sep 7, 2020

Fantastic Photo Finishes-Organize & Edit Images with Your iPhone/iPad Photos App

This is a natural follow-up to "Taking Awesome Pictures with your iPhoneiPad," but is a stand-alone course as well. The focus here is on editing images as well as knowing how to organize images and video on iPhones or iPads. Other areas of focus include using the “For You” section (ready-made slide shows), creating, using, and sharing albums, and search.

Begins: Monday, September 7, 2020

Registration: $35

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

Class access available until December 31, 2020

 

BoomerTECH Adventures helps Boomers and Seniors create, connect, and contribute using today’s technology. These courses are fully asynchronous, online courses that students complete on their own time and at your own speed. Each course is a PDF booklet with information about the class, instructions on using the class, and the content of the class (videos and articles). The instructors provide personalized support for the class via email and/or online chat.

 

Introduction to iPhone Basics

$35

with Boomer TECH, Maranacook Adult Education

Calendar Sep 7, 2020

 

It is safe to say that the vast majority of iPhone users rarely use more than a fraction of the features available to them. In this course, students will learn to use their iPhones to the best possible advantage. Here are some of the critical features we’ll cover: Apple ID and password; structure of the iPhone (buttons and how they work); best apps to have and how to get them; how to text, phone, FaceTime, and email; using the Control Center; master- ing Settings; updating operating systems; using key apps; understanding the apps that come with your iPhone and more.

Begins: Monday, September 7, 2020

Registration: $35 

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

Class access available until December 31, 2020

 

BoomerTECH Adventures helps Boomers and Seniors create, connect, and contribute using today’s technology. These courses are fully asynchronous, online courses that students complete on their own time and at your own speed. Each course is a PDF booklet with information about the class, instructions on using the class, and the content of the class (videos and articles). The instructors provide personalized support for the class via email and/or online chat.





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