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Beginner Beekeeping

$119

with Brian Pride

Calendar Next available session starts Jan 13, 2021 at 6 pm

Instruction by Brian Pride, EAS certified Master Beekeeper covers everything you need to know to become a beekeeper. Classes include assembly and placement of hives, seasonal management, protective gear, bee diseases and so much more. Register to get the link for the livestream session. Eastern Apicultural Society certified Master Beekeeper; 10 years of teaching Beekeeping classes of Beginner, Advanced Beginner and Intermediate beekeeping.

Falun Gong: Introduction

$10

with Marcus Gale

Calendar Next available session starts Jan 14, 2021 at 6:30 pm
1 additional session on Feb 25, 2021

Falun Gong is an ancient, traditional Chinese practice of "self cultivation"- a way to improve mental and physical wellness through five easy-to-learn exercises, meditation, and the elevation of one's mind. The practice is based on the universal values of truthfulness, compassion, and tolerance. This introductory demo class will provide a brief overview of the system, plus a demonstration of the exercises. All Falun Gong instruction is free of charge. Class fee is an AE administrative cost. "What is Falun Gong" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aJ-A6xY47jc Register to get the link for the livestream session. Marcus Gale has been practicing Falun Gong for 22 years. He offers free instruction throughout southern Maine and New Hampshire.

Beginner Beekeeping

$119

with Brian Pride

Calendar Next available session starts Mar 3, 2021 at 6 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Instruction by Brian Pride, EAS certified Master Beekeeper covers everything you need to know to become a beekeeper. Classes include assembly and placement of hives, seasonal management, protective gear, bee diseases and so much more.Register to get the link for the livestream session. Eastern Apicultural Society certified Master Beekeeper; 10 years of teaching Beekeeping classes of Beginner, Advanced Beginner and Intermediate beekeeping.

Beginner Drone Flying

$159

with Col. Daniel Leclair

Calendar Next available session starts Apr 17, 2021

This 15-hour blended course is designed for anyone using or looking to use drones. We cover the operation of various models, hands-on flight practice, uses and applications across industries, FAA (Federal Aviation Administration) regulations, operational risks, insurance, career opportunities and much more. If you are currently working, or considering a career in, real estate, construction, transportation, agriculture, insurance, public safety, photography, media, inspection, etc. or want to start a business, you’ll learn how your industry can be transformed in new, cost-effective ways. We will discuss how the citizens of Maine are using these unmanned aircraft in their businesses and how best you can employ drones in your business or start a new one. Prerequisites: Must have a minimum of 8th grade English reading and writing level, and comfortable using a computer and internet browser.

Note: This will be a combined class with two (2) virtual on-line classes via Zoom then one (1) face-to-face flying day.

Instructor: Col. Daniel Leclair

Session 1: Saturdays, 10/31 & 11/7, 9:00 - 1:00 PM, online classes Saturday, 11/14, 9:00 - 1:00 PM, In-Person (11/21 rain date)

Session 2: Saturdays, April 17, 24, 9:00 - 1:00 PM for online classes, & May 1, 9:00-1:00PM for in-person class.





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