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Ellsworth Adult Education



Personal Enrichment

Anatomy and Physiology

$140

with Marti Dayton

Calendar Jan 31, 2019 at 5 pm, runs for 11 weeks

This course provides students with an opportunity to develop an understanding of the relationships between the structures and functions of the body. Students will be introduced to mechanisms for maintaining homeostasis within the human body and the problems that can ensue when the mechanisms do not function properly. This course will involves participating in lectures, lab activities, projects, dissections, making of models and diagrams, journal writing and evaluating clinical studies. Upon successful completion of this course, students will earn high school diploma credit. No class 02/21/19 or 04/18/19. Makeup class (if needed) 05/02/19.

 

Basic Music Theory/Ear Training (Part 2)
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Basic Music Theory/Ear Training (Part 2)

$50

with Daniel Conte

Calendar Nov 8, 2018 at 7 pm, runs for 5 weeks

This class will now be offered in our Winter/Spring session. 

A continuation of Basic Music Theory/Ear Training (Part 1).  Prerequisite: Basic Music Theory/Ear Training (Part 1).

Bladesmithing (Session 2)

$125

with Adriaan Gerber

Calendar Nov 3, 2018 at 9 am, runs for 2 weeks

If you’ve ever wondered how knives are created or want to gain some basic blacksmithing skills, join this two session workshop offered by blacksmith Adriaan Gerber at his workshop in Ellsworth. You’ll learn basic forging, filing and heat treating techniques, as well as how to fit a handle to your knife. You’ll leave with your own steel knife made with your own hands. Gerber believes this project builds self-empowerment and confidence. It also offers a glimpse into an ancient art form practiced through the ages. All knives are made from raw materials, ensuring a level of craftsmanship that only handmade articles can have. No previous experience necessary. Please bring leather gloves and eye protection, as well as a bag lunch and drink. There is a $25.00 material fee payable to the instructor at the first class. Makeup class (if needed) 11/17/18. Adriaan Gerber is a knife maker from Ellsworth who has been making sharp, pointy things for a decade. Before that, he was a software consultant at Boston University. He believes that forging objects from steel is simply the coolest thing you will ever learn.

 

Full Course

Easy and Creative Appetizers

$34

with JoAnne Wood

Calendar Nov 5, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Delicious twists on favorite bites that everyone will love!

*Baked mini egg rolls

*Smoky creole deviled eggs

*Jalapeno popper dip

*Cheeseburger sliders on crispy potato slices

*Water chestnut rumaki

JoAnne is a graduate of the California Culinary Academy. Since moving to Maine, she has worked as a professional pastry chef and owned a dessert catering company, as well as teaching cooking classes. Her classes are designed to be hands-on but are also perfect for those who may wish to just observe. The class always makes every item listed and everyone gets to sample. JoAnne advises students not to eat dinner before coming to class because there is so much food! Each student will receive a full print-out recipe packet to take home!

 

Freeing Your Voice (Part 1)

$58

with Daniel Conte

Calendar Oct 4, 2018 at 8 pm, runs for 5 weeks

Revised Schedule  Everyone possesses a voice capable of expressing the many subtleties of emotion, mood or thought he or she might experience. However, tensions, defenses and negative experiences can inhibit the voice from utilizing its full depth and range. Through detailed exercises combining imagery, imagination and technical knowledge with physical awareness and action, this course aims to free your voice to spontaneously connect with your mind and heart. Actors, singers, public speakers and anyone who wishes to use his/her voice more effectively will benefit from this course. Fee includes Freeing the Natural Voice by Kristin Linklater. Makeup class (if needed) 11/01/18.

Daniel Conte has been involved in music since learning to play the tuba in 4th grade. He is a singer, composer, pianist, and conductor. He believes most people have a lot more ability than they think and enjoys helping them realize it.

Part 2 will be offered in in our Winter/Spring session.

 

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Freeing Your Voice (Part 2)
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Freeing Your Voice (Part 2)

$50

with Daniel Conte

Calendar Nov 8, 2018 at 8 pm, runs for 5 weeks

This class will now be offered in our Winter/Spring session.

Continues the work of Freeing Your Voice (Part 1), discovering the natural voice freed from mental and emotional blocks that inhibit the free production of speech to thought and feeling. 

Prerequisite: Freeing Your Voice (Part 1).

Music

Heartsaver Adult and Pediatric First Aid CPR AED (Session 1)

$70

with Ernest West

Calendar Nov 2, 2018 at 9 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) 11/09/18.

 

Heartsaver Adult and Pediatric First Aid CPR AED (Session 2)

$70

with Ernest West

Calendar Dec 7, 2018 at 9 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) 12/14/18.

 





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