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Piscataquis Valley Adult Education Cooperative



Personal Enrichment

Boston's Quincy Market Bus Trip

$79
Calendar May 18, 2019 at 6:30 am

Gather your friends and join us for a day trip to Boston. The fee includes round trip motor coach transportation from Newport to Quincy Market. Once there you will have 6 hours to tour the city, vist historical sights, go shopping, dine at resturants of your choice, or even take in a show! No worring about tolls, driving or parking. Space is very limited so register early! We will arrive in Boston at approximatly 11:30 am and will leave at 5:30. 

Departure will be from the Palmyra Walmart commuter parking lot and no refunds after April 1.

Itinerary

6:30am Depart Palmyra Walmart Parking lot

11:30am Arrive in Boston

5:30pm Depart Boston

10:00pm ETA Arrival in Palmyra

Computer Lab with Leah
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Computer Lab with Leah

$5

with Leah Gomes

Calendar Jan 1, 2019

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. 

Cord Cutting DEXTER Spring 2019

$20

with Leah Gomes

Calendar Apr 3, 2019 at 5:30 pm

Ever thought about getting rid of cable or satellite TV because it was just too pricy? Well, you aren’t the only one! The Internet has provided so many more options to help you get just 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 so you pay less and still get your shows.

Choose DOVER or DEXTER Session

Domestic Violence Crisis Intervention Training with Partners for Peace Spring 2019
Registration Unavailable

Domestic Violence Crisis Intervention Training with Partners for Peace Spring 2019

Free

with Partners for Peace

Calendar Mar 21, 2019 at 5 pm

This 44 hour training will provide you with all of the skills and information necessary to volunteer for Partners for Peace, the local Domestic Violence Resource Center. Partners for Peace provides support services to anyone affected by domestic abuse and violence in the Penobscot and Piscataquis County region including a free and confidential 24 hour hotline. "We rely on our dedicated volunteers to help with our helpline, support groups, children's groups, committee work, court accompaniment, and everything in between," said Casey Faulkingham, the Community Response Team Leader. "Our community members and volunteers are some of our most important resources. We simply could not do this work without them."

Double Knit: Design Your Own With Two Colors Spring 2019

$35

with Sherry Corbin

Calendar Mar 22, 2019 at 1 pm

Can you knit and purl? Then you can double knit using just one needle to cast on and bind off! Together we’ll create your own personalized colorful design, then make a chart using two or more colors. You can make your chart with paper and pencil or with an electronic tablet. Choose to create a thick, sturdy, reversible pot holder, hot pad, coaster, or scarf. Your double knit project will be elegant with integrated ends and smooth sides. Bring with you: 1) yarn of your choice, two main colors; 2) two needles (or one circular or long loop) of any size to create the tension you like; 3) a crochet hook for hiding ends and fixing errors; and 4) a tapestry needle for binding off.

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Facebook and Pinterest for the Average Person DEXTER Spring 2019

$20

with Leah Gomes

Calendar May 1, 2019 at 5:30 pm

Facebook is a great way to keep in touch with friends and family, but when you aren't quite sure how to navigate through all the options it can be frustrating. The first session in this 2-night workshop will help you learn how to navigate Facebook, check privacy settings, share photos and more. Pinterest has a wide variety of uses and it is interesting to browse through and get ideas. The second session in this 2-night workshop will help you learn to navigate Pinterest, create boards, save ideas, and more.

Choose DOVER or DEXTER session

Facebook and Pinterest for the Average Person DOVER Spring 2019

$20

with Leah Gomes

Calendar Mar 22, 2019 at 12 pm

Facebook is a great way to keep in touch with friends and family, but when you aren't quite sure how to navigate through all the options it can be frustrating. The first session in this 2-night workshop will help you learn how to navigate Facebook, check privacy settings, share photos and more. Pinterest has a wide variety of uses and it is interesting to browse through and get ideas. The second session in this 2-night workshop will help you learn to navigate Pinterest, create boards, save ideas, and more.

Choose DOVER or DEXTER session

Grow Your Own Organic Garden

$10

with MOFGA

Calendar Apr 3, 2019 at 6 pm

Interested in learning how to grow your own vegetables in a sustainable manner?

Join us for an evening-long workshop on how to grow your own garden organically. We’ll talk about the basics of soil science and how to enrich your soil to produce healthy, high-yielding plants. The course will also cover the fundamentals of making and using compost, the principles of crop rotation and how to incorporate green manures to manage nutrients in the garden. Other topics will include how to tell the difference between cultivated plants and weeds, basic weed control strategies and cultural methods for dealing with pests.  The instructor will be an experienced farmer or gardener from your region. We will even send you home with free seeds! All are welcome, from first-timers to experienced gardeners who want to experiment with new techniques.

 

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