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Beekeeping - Beginners

$45

with Peter Cowin

Calendar Oct 23, 2017 at 6:30 pm, runs for 3 weeks

This class is designed to stimulate interest and questions about beekeeping as a hobby or to help with pollination. It covers what is needed, where to locate bee 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! Makeup class (if needed) 11/13/17.

Peter Cowin is President of the Penobscot County Beekeepers' Association and writes a monthly column "The Bee Whisper's Diary" in the Bangor Daily News. Makeup class (if needed) 11/13/17.

 

Beekeeping - Intermediate

$45

with Peter Cowin

Calendar Nov 20, 2017 at 6:30 am, runs for 3 weeks

This class is designed to look in more detail at key aspects of beekeeping, particularly helpful to those who wish to run several hives and get the most out of them. The course is a good follow-on from the beginner’s course. Building up hive strength, swarm prevention, splitting hives, making nucs, disease prevention, feral colony relocation and honey production are all covered.  Makeup class (if needed) 12/11/17.

Peter Cowin is President of the Penobscot County Beekeepers' Association and writes a monthly column "The Bee Whisper's Diary" in the Bangor Daily News. 

 

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Career Advising

Free

with Ann Sargent

Calendar Sep 5, 2017 , runs for 22 weeks

Many people thinking about a change in their lives don’t know where to start. Veteran career advisor Annie Sargent will share available resources, identify opportunities and assist you in taking concrete steps toward achieving your goals. Services include academic, employment and technology assessments; producing a resume; preparing for a job interview, and much more. These individualized sessions will provide you with the support you need to navigate your new life ahead in a sensitive, confidential and informal environment.

Please contact Ellsworth Adult Education for more information.

 

Color Splash for Kitchen and Bath

$15

with Connie Dedam

Calendar Oct 25, 2017 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

We will explore the "color wheel" and how color schemes are created in interior design. We will learn that light and finish effect color. We will discuss the human emotion response to color. We will look at inspiration and trends, and color play samples and projects that attendees may be planning.  Makeup class (if needed) 11/01/17.

Connie is a Certified Master Kitchen & Bath Designer and a Maine Certified Interior Designer.

 

Computers: Microsoft Office 2013 Excel

$66

with Arnett Campbell

Calendar Dec 1, 2017 at 9 am, runs for 2 weeks

Excel is a fantastic tool that can be used for anything from creating a shopping list to creating a budget. This course will cover navigating the ribbon and tool bar; entering, editing, copying, and pasting data; formatting the spreadsheet’s cells and numbers, and adding and deleting columns and rows. Next, learn how to freeze and lock columns and rows; create equations to add, subtract, multiply and divide numbers, and create a mock budget. More advanced topics including integration with Word will be geared toward students’ needs.  Makeup class (if needed) 12/15/17.

Prerequisite:  Microsoft Word or equivalent knowledge (see description for MS Word).

Arnett has over 30 years experience in the field of Information Technology and over 20 years teaching and program designing experience.

 

Heartsaver™ First Aid CPR AED (Daytime Session)

$49

with Ernest West

Calendar Dec 8, 2017 at 8:30 am, runs for 1 week

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) arrive. Students learn skills such as how to treat bleeding, sprains, broken bones, shock and other first aid emergencies.  This course also teaches adult CPR and AED use. This course is for anyone with limited or no medical training who needs a course completion card in first aid, CPR and AED use to meet job, regulatory or other requirements.  Makeup class (if needed) 12/15/17.

Ernie West has been teaching CPR/First Aid courses for 20 years, as well as outdoor recreation and safety courses for the State of Maine. 

 

Heartsaver™ First Aid CPR AED (Evening Session)

$49

with Ernest West

Calendar Nov 7, 2017 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

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) arrive. Students learn skills such as how to treat bleeding, sprains, broken bones, shock and other first aid emergencies.  This course also teaches adult CPR and AED use. This course is for anyone with limited or no medical training who needs a course completion card in first aid, CPR and AED use to meet job, regulatory or other requirements.  Makeup class (if needed) 11/14/17.

Ernie West has been teaching CPR/First Aid courses for 20 years, as well as outdoor recreation and safety courses for the State of Maine.  

iPad and iPhone for the Novice

$19

with Ann Sargent

Calendar Nov 28, 2017 at 5 pm, runs for 2 weeks

Did you receive an iPhone or iPad? Come and learn the basics of how to send and receive iMessages, email, set up your phone contact list, get voicemail, download apps, take a picture, search the internet, and more. Makeup class (if needed) 12/12/17.

 





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