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Beginning Writer's Workshop
with _ed2go _ed2go
If you've always wanted to write but have no idea where to start, this course will demystify the process for you. You'll get a taste of the writing life, improve your writing skills, and develop new ways to stretch your creative muscles. This exciting, hands-on course for the creative writing novice is filled with challenging exercises, expert advice, and plenty of direct support and encouragement. As you work your way through the lessons, you'll develop your own short, creative fiction or nonfiction piece. Our emphasis in this course is on developing your skills through practice, so you'll spend more time writing than reading. You'll master important concepts by completing enjoyable writing exercises and assignments, and you'll discover a variety of strategies and techniques the pros use to develop characters, create a compelling point of view, build interest through dialogue, and add meaning to your stories.
To register, go to: http://www.ed2go.com/pvaec/online-courses/beginning-writers-workshop?tab=detail
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Computer Lab with Leah
with Leah Gomes
Have questions about your new laptop or device? Want to learn how to organize files and photos? Has social media got the best of you? Are you overwhelmed by the world of online job applications? Don't even know where to begin???
Schedule a 1/2 hour appointment with our Technology Instructor, Leah Gomes. Contact Leah to discuss your questions and what device(s) you are using, and she will schedule an appointment with you. Appointments are required. Schedule yours by calling Leah at 207-564-5883, email LGomes@pvaec.org, or find her on Facebook.
Appointments are required. Contact Leah to register. Appointments are generally scheduled on Mondays in Dover-Foxcroft.
Conversational French October Session Fall 2018
with Brigitte Gidman
Have you been exposed to the French language already, but want to improve or refresh your skills? If you have a good French speaking base, this is the class for you. This is not a beginner class.
Choose from session 1 or session 2.
Cord Cutting 101 DOVER Fall 2018
with Leah Gomes
Ever thought about getting rid of cable or satellite TV because it was just too pricey? Well, you aren’t the only one! The internet has provided so many more options to help you get the content you want for less. So, if you have reliable wireless internet and are interested in cutting the cord, attend this class to learn how to navigate through all of the options so that you can cut cable TV and legally stream your content online, pay less, and still get your shows.
Choose from the following sessions:
Intermediate French Fall 2018
with Brigitte Gidman
Prerequisite: Beginner French with Brigitte Gidman This class will be a continuation of Beginner French. This class is for those who have attended Beginner French with Brigitte Gidman. Required textbook is “Learn French the Fast and Fun Way”. Purchase your own from Amazon (third edition or newer), or buy a used copy from PVAEC for $10.
Slice it, Salt it, Stomp it! Fall 2018
with Mary Margaret Ripley
Fermented veggies are becoming all the rage. That's funny since fermentation is one of the oldest, tastiest and most fun ways to preserve food. Do it yourself with easy ingredients for a fraction of the cost of buying it at the store. In this hands-on class you'll learn how to slice, salt, and stomp your way into your own fermented creations like sauerkraut, kimchi, and more. Come on y'all, even babies love this stuff! Please bring a large bowl, cutting board, grater, knives and a quart jar. Mary Margaret Ripley and her family like to have fermented foods as a part of their everyday lives. Since 2006 she has fermented many kinds of foods, especially veggies from her family farm. Join her for a busy, fun, and friendly class that just might get you hooked, too!