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Addiction and Recovery: What You Can Do and What You Need to Know Session 2

$25

with Maryann Ogonowski

Calendar Mar 15, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Here is a seminar that will assist community members, family members, health care professionals, and educators to better understand various aspects of addiction and recovery. Explore the complex issues of addiction, such as: contributing factors (i.e., trauma, Adverse Childhood Experiences- ACE's, poverty, genetics); resiliency and hope; suffering, fears, shame, pain and loss of family and friends; intervention and treatment; and recovery and relapse. The journey! Resources and approaches for assistance and support will be shared during discussions. Your instructor is an RN, a Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor and a Life Coach and has worked in the addiction recovery field as for over 20 years. She is eager to share knowledge, experience, and hope and decrease stigma, pain, shame and loss. No class 2/21/18.

If you cannot afford the course fee, please contact Jean at 422-4794 to inquire about assistance.

American Civil War: Battle of Gettysburg

$25
Calendar Mar 7, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 5 weeks

It ended over 150 years ago, but we're still talking about it. Learn what led up to this decisive and brutal battle--the turning point of the Civil War. Track the movements of both Union and Confederate forces in their strategies through the 3 days of battles, the results of each day's conflicts and review the final outcome. Your instructor has a passion for history and is an avid historian of this battle and the Civil War. He has spent more than a decade traveling to Gettysburg and will reveal his personal insights and experiences through lecture, discussion and multimedia presentation.

 

Basic Manners for Dogs Session 1

$59

with Kelly Pontbriand

Calendar Mar 1, 2018 at 7 pm, runs for 5 weeks

Our basic dog obedience class is geared towards dogs with minimal training. You will learn how to teach your dog the following commands: sit down, come, stay, leave it, heal and loose leash walking. Positive motivational training methods will be used. Your dog must be at least 5 months old. Dogs with aggression issues should not be brought to class. Instructor may ask a dog to leave the class if aggression problems occur. Class size limited to 6 dogs. More than one human may accompany their dog.

Vaccination records must be submitted no later than one week prior to class start date to confirm registration (fax 207-422-3612). Students should bring a six foot web or leather leash, a flat collar on the dog, and small training treats.

Full Course

Basic Manners for Dogs Session 2

$59

with Kelly Pontbriand

Calendar Apr 26, 2018 at 7 pm, runs for 5 weeks

Our basic dog obedience class is geared towards dogs with minimal training. You will learn how to teach your dog the following commands: sit down, come, stay, leave it, heal and loose leash walking. Positive motivational training methods will be used. Your dog must be at least 5 months old. Dogs with aggression issues should not be brought to class. Instructor may ask a dog to leave the class if aggression problems occur. Class size limited to 6 dogs. More than one human may accompany their dog.

Vaccination records must be submitted no later than one week prior to class start date to confirm registration (fax 207-422-3612). Students should bring a six foot web or leather leash, a flat collar on the dog, and small training treats.

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Beekeeping for Beginners

$45

with Peter Cowin

Calendar Mar 26, 2018 at 6:30 pm, runs for 2 weeks

This class is designed to stimulate the interest in and answer the questions of those interested in starting beekeeping as a hobby or to help pollinate their crops. It covers what is needed, where to locate bees hives, where to buy them, what it costs and how to care for bees so they survive the winter. Many join the class because they are aware of the huge importance and decline of honeybees and other pollinators and just want to help. Learn about the fascinating hobby of beekeeping, pollinate your garden and grow your own honey! Peter Cowin (aka The Bee Whisperer) is President of the Penobscot County Beekeepers Association and is part of the Maine State beekeepers Association Swarm Team with a specialization in the removal and safe relocation of honeybee colonies which have become established in the walls of people’s homes and out buildings. Keeping honeybees on and off since the age of 11, he has grown his hobby into a cottage business known as “Hampden Honey.”

 

Chain Saw Safety for Adults

$48

with Jason Lepper

Calendar May 5, 2018 at 9 am, runs for 1 week

Local arborist (and chainsaw enthusiast) Jason Lepper will teach adults how to operate a chainsaw. Jason will cover a variety of topics including starting the saw, operating it safely, fixing simple problems on the saw, filing a chain, felling and de-limbing trees and cutting firewood to length. This is a hands-on class and students will use the saw with guidance from their instructor. Expect a fun atmosphere with expert knowledge!! Students are encouraged to bring their own chainsaw and safety equipment if they have them, otherwise, equipment will be provided. Class size is limited to 4 to ensure a good instructor / student ratio. Please bring a bag lunch and drink to class.

 

Chain Saw Safety for Women Fall Session 1

$48

with Tina Scheer

Calendar May 19, 2018 at 9 am, runs for 1 week

Local logging sports athlete/promoter "Timber" Tina Scheer (Great Maine Lumberjack Show) and arborist Michelle Braley will teach women how to operate a saw! They will teach you everything from starting the saw, operating it safely, fixing simple problems on the chain saw, filing a chain, cutting a small tree and de-limbing it, cutting your own firewood and doing it for yourself with confidence! Then it's into the woods to practice cutting safely with guidance from your instructors. This is a hands-on class. Expect a FUN atmosphere with expert knowledge!! Students may bring their own chainsaw and safety equipment if they have them, otherwise, equipment will be provided. Please bring a bag lunch and drink to class.

 

Chain Saw Safety for Women Fall Session 2

$48

with Tina Scheer

Calendar May 20, 2018 at 9 am

Local logging sports athlete/promoter "Timber" Tina Scheer (Great Maine Lumberjack Show) and arborist Michelle Braley will teach women how to operate a saw! They will teach you everything from starting the saw, operating it safely, fixing simple problems on the chain saw, filing a chain, cutting a small tree and de-limbing it, cutting your own firewood and doing it for yourself with confidence! Then it's into the woods to practice cutting safely with guidance from your instructors. This is a hands-on class. Expect a FUN atmosphere with expert knowledge!! Students may bring their own chainsaw and safety equipment if they have them, otherwise, equipment will be provided. Please bring a bag lunch and drink to class.

 

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