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Beyond Beginner Photography Series


with Steve McGrath

Calendar Next available session starts Nov 4, 2021 at 6 pm, runs for 5 weeks
1 additional session on Dec 9, 2021

This is a 5-week series for Intermediate/Advanced students with assignments and sharing their work.You are comfortable with your camera and you want more! In this class we will explore the use of intermediate camera controls such as metering (spot, matrix, center weight), exposure and exposure compensation, ISO, aperture and shutter priority. We will take an in-depth look at manual focus and its use, fill flash and flash modes, as well as controlling motion, composition, and many other intermediate and advanced techniques.

Framed Rock Pictures


with Lisa Robertson

Calendar Next available session starts Nov 8, 2021 at 6 pm

Those framed rock pictures are all the rage in beach towns, with tiny rocks as birds, dogs, or people! You'll make your own unique artwork with Lisa and go home with a beautifully framed piece that you'll be proud to display.

Maine Driving Dynamics


with Maine Bureau of Highway Safety

Calendar Next available session starts Nov 8, 2021 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

This two-class, five hour course offers all drivers the opportunity to improve their defensive driving abilities. The course includes attitudes and the basic elements that constantly challenge drivers on Maine’s highways. The course is taught by a certified Maine Driving Dynamics instructor. The course format engages students with lectures, videos, and class discussion/participation. Those completing the course will receive a three-point credit on their driving records. It is important that you arrive at class on time, otherwise, you will not receive credit. Discount for over 65. Monday & Wednesday, 6 - 8:30 PM, Nov 8 & 10 , $40

American Heart Association Infant, Child & Adult First Aid/CPR/ with AED


with Woodfords Family Services

Calendar Next available session starts Nov 9, 2021 at 8:30 am, runs for 1 week

American Heart Association First Aid CPR AED is a classroom, video-based, instructor-led course that teaches students critical skills needed to respond to and manage a first aid, choking or sudden cardiac arrest emergency in the first few minutes until emergency medical services (EMS) arrives.

How to Sleep Like a Baby


with Carole Freeman

Calendar Next available session starts Nov 9, 2021 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Snoring and insomnia are very often correlated with breathing pattern disorders. If you have heard all the “sleeping tips” before and nothing works, oftentimes simple adjustments in breathing can make a huge difference.

Wear comfortable clothing with nothing tight fitting around the belly. Bring a Yoga mat or beach towel to lay on during practice. Additional resource; Sleep Interrupted, A physician reveals the #1 reason why so many of us are sick and tired, by Steven Y Park, M.D.

The Four Pillars of Retirement


with Fred Diehl

Calendar Next available session starts Nov 9, 2021 at 6 pm

This 30-minute presentation explores how retirement is changing and the four pillars that can impact your quality of life during retirement. Explore each of these pillars, why they matter and ways you can tend to each of them.

Adobe InDesign for Beginners


with Robert Underwood

Calendar Next available session starts Nov 16, 2021 at 5:30 pm, runs for 6 weeks

We use InDesign to create our catalog. Now you can learn InDesign! In this introductory class by Adobe Certified Expert Rob Underwood, you will learn the basics of Adobe’s premiere page layout application. Did you ever wonder how magazines, newspapers and books were built? This is your chance to learn how! You will need to have at least the 30-day trial of this application on a laptop to participate in the class. You will learn, Creating documents, working with type, master pages, styles, and exporting to PDF.

Painting Dot Mandalas with Joyce Amend


with Joyce Amend

Calendar Next available session starts Nov 16, 2021 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Dot Mandalas allows the painter to find a sense of calmness and are created by painting dots to form beautiful patterns using special tools and acrylic paints. No artistic experience required. It is fun and easy. Joyce will show you how it is done! The defining criterion for a dot painting is the technique used - that it is produced by repeated imprints of a paint covered dotting stick onto the surface of the painting. In doing so, recognizable 'dot' marks create desired patterns.In addition to the class enrollment fee, there will be a $15 materials charge payable to the instructor for those who do not already have the tool kit that is required for dot painting. All other materials will be provided for all as needed.Class size is limited.

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