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Archery Hunter Education

$7

with Charlie Andrews

Jun 2, 2017 at 6 pm

An archery education course will provide a student with a wealth of knowledge regarding equipment, proper hunting methods, responsibilities, and general safety. Passage of a final exam is required. You must attend every day of the class in order to receive your certificate. The second day will include Crossbow Hunter Education, for those who are interested.

This class runs on Friday, June 2 from 6-9pm, and Saturday, June 10 from 9am-5pm. Student must be present both dates to be eligible for completion. 

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ATV Education

$7

with Charlie Andrews

May 20, 2017 at 9 am

Participation in an ATV education course will teach how to properly operate and maintain an ATV. Laws, responsibilities and personal safety will also be covered. Passage of a final exam is required. Topics include: Proper Operation & Safety, Laws, Emergencies & Survival, Map & Compass, Self-Help First Aid, and Environmental/Landowner/Ethics.

Students under 16 years of age must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

 

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Beginning Writer's Workshop

$99

with _ed2go _ed2go

runs for 52 weeks

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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1/18/2017

2/15/2017

3/15/2017

4/12/2017

5/17/2017

6/14/2017

7/12/2017

8/16/2017

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Demystifying the Cloud - Syncing your iPad/iPhone to iCloud (and other Apple Devices)

$12

with Leah Gomes

May 2, 2017 at 5:30 pm

You have a device and like the mobility it affords you. Now you’re ready to tackle some tasks. For new users of Apple devices, those who are considering buying one, or those that wonder what else it can do, attend this “Bring Your Own” workshop to learn tips and tricks and get your questions answered. Bring your iPad or iPhone all charged and ready to go. Please have your Apple ID and password with you. Register early, this workshop fills up fast! *This class is for iPad and iPhone users only.

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Digital Camera: Point and Shoot

$35

with Noel Topping

May 9, 2017 at 6:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Using your Point and Shoot to take photos like a DSLR Camera.  Learn how to use the camera to approximate what you can do in professional photography.

Noel Topping, current - experienced professional photographer in a variety of forms ranging from Portraits, Products, Events, Landscapes, Graphics and having photographed over 200 weddings is willing to share what he has learned about photography in technical detail.  Experienced teacher having taught all the Bangor Photo classes in it's time and years of teaching in Adult Education Programs has brought the fun of his work to the classroom.  Classes are as entertaining as they are informative.  Classically trained yet modernized in the current digital photography world.

 

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DSLR 101 (Basic)

$35

with Noel Topping

May 16, 2017 at 6:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Topics in this one night class include: handling and holding techniques for your camera, basic settings for portrait, landscape, and action shots and photograph handling; composition; camera terminology with what they do (ISO, Shutter, Aperture, etc.) and some "must have" accessories are explained.

Noel Topping, current - experienced professional photographer in a variety of forms ranging from Portraits, Products, Events, Landscapes, Graphics and having photographed over 200 weddings is willing to share what he has learned about photography in technical detail.  Experienced teacher having taught all the Bangor Photo classes in it's time and years of teaching in Adult Education Programs has brought the fun of his work to the classroom.  Classes are as entertaining as they are informative.  Classically trained yet modernized in the current digital photography world.

 

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DSLR 102 (Advanced

$35

with Noel Topping

May 23, 2017 at 6:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Topics in this one night class include: in depth settings and the mysteries of White Balance. An in depth look into modern filters.  Understanding the use of RAW quality images and more.

Noel Topping, current - experienced professional photographer in a variety of forms ranging from Portraits, Products, Events, Landscapes, Graphics and having photographed over 200 weddings is willing to share what he has learned about photography in technical detail.  Experienced teacher having taught all the Bangor Photo classes in it's time and years of teaching in Adult Education Programs has brought the fun of his work to the classroom.  Classes are as entertaining as they are informative.  Classically trained yet modernized in the current digital photography world.

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Firearm Hunter Education

$7

with Charlie Andrews

May 10, 2017 at 5:30 pm

The Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife requires applicants for an adult hunting license show proof of having previously held an adult license to hunt with firearms in any year beginning with 1976 or successful completion of an approved hunter safety course from Maine or another state or province. This course requires the online portion to be completed prior to the live class. Go to https://www.hunter-ed.com/maine/ to complete the online portion of the course. Students MUST print and bring voucher from online portion to the live portion of the course. Students without the online voucher will not be able to attend.

All hunters 16 and older are required to successfully complete this course to obtain a valid hunting license. All hunters under 16 are must be accompanied by an adult with a valid hunting license. This class is for students age 10 and above.





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