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Firearms Hunter Safety

$10

with Ernest West

Calendar Sep 13, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

The Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife's Hunter Education Course is more than a "gun safety" class. Topics covered: proper handling, rifle and shotgun, survival/first aid, hunter responsibility, map and compass, and landowner relations. Students are provided with a course handbook, outdoor survival information, additional handouts and homework assignments at the Friday (Sept. 13) evening session and return 8 days later on Saturday (Sept. 21) for lectures, demonstrations, field experiences and a final written exam. You must attend each day of the class in order to receive your certificate. Each course is taught by a trained, certified volunteer instructor according to statewide standards. Students should bring a bag lunch on Saturday.

If you take the online course (https://www.hunter-ed.com/maine/), you need only register for the Saturday date, bring your printed voucher along with your survival kit and drink/lunch. Please call our office at 422-4794 to let us know to expect you, and we will register you.

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Genealogy for Beginners

$35

with Trudy Martin

Calendar Sep 24, 2019 at 5:30 pm, runs for 2 weeks

Ready to start diving into your family history but not sure how to start? Trudy Martin has been doing genealogy for over twenty years, and she’ll share her researching tips. You’ll look for records online, study a census, and begin your pedigree chart. You can bring your own computer for research or use one of ours. (It’s not mandatory for you to research online.) It’s a great hobby to do with another family member!

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German for Beginners

$69

with Michelle Wyler

Calendar Oct 16, 2019 at 6:30 pm, runs for 8 weeks
Using a combination of high tech (language apps!) and low tech (index cards!) in an effort to reach all types of learners, this course offers an introduction to the German language within the context of its culture. During class focus on conversation and proper pronunciation in a variety of settings. Homework will be self-directed, with the goal of learning new vocabulary words each week. Instructor hopes to bring in German specialty foods whenever possible to expand and enliven the conversation.

Homebuyer Education Workshop

$40

with James Macomber

Calendar Oct 19, 2019 at 9 am, runs for 1 week

This 8-hour course is valuable to anyone considering a home purchase and is required for many down payment assistance and other lending programs for first-time homebuyers. The course will help you make good choices about becoming a homeowner and selecting a home that meets your needs and matches your financial resources. Receive step-by-step instruction from application to closing, as well as determining how much home you can afford; budgeting for homeownership expenses; how credit affects home buying; resources for down payment assistance; mortgage financing options; real estate contracts and home inspections. Maine hoMEworks offers this course through its HUD-approved, housing counselor MaineStream Finance.

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iPad Basics

$59

with Steven Nickerson

Calendar Oct 25, 2019 at 1 pm, runs for 5 weeks

Please note the original dates published in our catalog have changed.

Geared toward the novice iPad user, in this class you will learn how to operate and navigate around an iPad and use select apps such as Mail and the camera app, which will allow you to take, edit, and share photos and videos. Along the way, you'll learn some key vocabulary and how to find your way around the iPad. Students will need to bring their own iPads.

Machining 101
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Machining 101

$325

with Daniel Daigle-Ferden

Calendar Oct 3, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 10 weeks

Geared towards the home hobbyist, this 10-week machining workshop will teach safety, baseline knowledge, and skills for a variety of metal working processes. Class will cover the basics through hands-on experience on milling machines, lathes, and sheet metal equipment. Open to those new to machining or for those with experience who wish to pick up some tricks, get answers to questions or guidance on a project. The course will also cover the basics of part layout and simple machining math. *No class on 11/28/19.

Maine Driving Dynamics (65+ years old)

$25

with Don Saunders

Calendar Nov 19, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

To register for this class, you must be 65 years or older.

Maine Driving Dynamics is a Bureau of Highway Safety course aimed at improving a student's defensive driving awareness and abilities. The five-hour course includes discussion of collision avoidance techniques, safety issues, driver habits and attitudes, and the basic elements that challenge drivers on Maine's highways. The course format engages participants with lectures, videos, and class discussion/participation. Upon completion, students receive a three-point credit on their driving record. Some insurance companies give discounts after completing this course. Check with your company for details. Students should bring their driver's license to class. 

Maine Driving Dynamics (under 65 years old)

$40

with Don Saunders

Calendar Nov 19, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Maine Driving Dynamics is a Bureau of Highway Safety course aimed at improving a student's defensive driving awareness and abilities. The five-hour course includes discussion of collision avoidance techniques, safety issues, driver habits and attitudes, and the basic elements that challenge drivers on Maine's highways. The course format engages participants with lectures, videos, and class discussion/participation. Upon completion, students receive a three-point credit on their driving record. Some insurance companies give discounts after completing this course. Check with your company for details. Students should bring their driver's license to class.





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