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Beacon Hospice End of Life Volunteer Doula Training - WS16

Free

with Kelly Herlihy

Feb 24, 2016 at 6 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Be the person who makes a difference to a neighbor and their family as they face end of life issues: become a Beacon Hospice Volunteer. This free 21 hour, 7 week training will prepare you to support patients and their families. Led by the volunteer coordinator, our team of registered nurse case managers, licensed clinical social workers, clergy and bereavement specialists will provide the informational tools you will need to provide compassionate support for our patients and their families. You will learn the history and philosophy of hospice, medical issues at the end of life including pain and symptom management, communication, family dynamics, grief, loss and spiritual care. Once you complete the course, you decide how best to serve the hospice community. Hospice volunteer work is not about a patient’s demise, it is about their LIVING!

Beginner Beekeeping - WS16

$30

with Peter Cowin

Mar 12, 2016 at 8:30 am, runs for 1 week

Join The Bee Whisperer, Peter Cowin, as he covers the basics of beekeeping. Learn about bees, equipment, and the gear needed to get started, how to establish new hives, pests and diseases of honeybees, seasonal management of beehives in Maine, and of course, honey production.

Peter Cowin, aka The Bee Whisperer, has kept honeybees on and off since the age of 11. In the last 10 years he has grown his beekeeping hobby and now runs 30 hives in Hampden, Maine. Peter is President of the Penobscot County Beekeepers Association, and is on the MSBA Swarm Team getting called all over the state to remove honeybee swarms. He specializes in the removal and safe relocation of honeybee colonies which have become established in homes and out buildings. Peter also writes a monthley column for the Bangor Daily News called, The Bee Whisperer's Diary.

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Change Your Thoughts-Heal Your Body - WS16

$19

with Linda Hargesheimer

Apr 13, 2016 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Positive and difficult happenings in your life can effect you down to your cellular level. Identify and explore the emotional challenges that have impacted your health. Learn how your body physically responds to your emotions and techniques to overcome and eliminate difficult cellular memories so you can be happier and healthier. Bring paper and a pen/pencil to class.

Computer Classes for the Savvy 60s' Crowd - WS16

$39

with Linda Davis

Mar 2, 2016 at 1 pm, runs for 5 weeks

Whether a complete beginner or looking to brush up on existing skills, our computer classes for the over 60s crowd may well be what you are looking for. The classes are informative and fun, with hands-on, slower-paced activities. Discover what your personal computer can do, and develop or enhance your computer skills to stay current in today’s world or job market. Delivered in a welcoming and supporting environment, the classes will take you through the basics of using the computer. There is no strict agenda so you are free to learn and progress at your own speed with the guidance of our instructor. During the 6 weeks, you will build a good working knowledge of computer basics, using email, surfing the internet, social media and Microsoft Word and Publisher. Use of iPads will also be covered. Limit 6

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Driver Education (February 2016)

$475

with Greg Bragdon

Feb 8, 2016 at 2:30 pm, runs for 3 weeks

A driver's education course teaches prospective drivers about road rules, regulations, and road awareness. If you’re a new teen driver, the Maine Department of the Secretary of State (SOS) Bureau of Motor Vehicles (BMV) requires you successfully complete a Driver’s Ed course as part of the graduated driver license (GDL) program. Your Driver’s Ed course will cover topics including: Maine road signs and traffic laws. How to be a safe and responsible driver, including safety for motorcyclists, bicyclists, and pedestrians. The effects of alcohol and drugs on your driving ability and the consequences of drug/alcohol violations. Safe driving techniques. Positive driving attitudes and behaviors. NOTE: Birth Certificate, Social Security Number, and parent signature on application must be provided. Parent should plan to attend part of first session. Students must be at least 15 years old by the first class meeting. Payment plan is available - $250 upon registration with balance due prior to final exam. Use PROMO CODE: DRIVER to take advantage of payment plan. Balance will be billed. Deadline to Register: January 25, 2016 Maximum Enrollment: 14 students Discounts Available: (PROMO CODE ONLINE - DREDDISC) $25 off for student of active military member. $25 off per student if more than one student per family enrolled.

Driver Education (July 2016)

$475

with Greg Bragdon

Jul 5, 2016 at 11 am, runs for 3 weeks

A driver's education course teaches prospective drivers about road rules, regulations, and road awareness. If you’re a new teen driver, the Maine Department of the Secretary of State (SOS) Bureau of Motor Vehicles (BMV) requires you successfully complete a Driver’s Ed course as part of the graduated driver license (GDL) program. Your Driver’s Ed course will cover topics including: Maine road signs and traffic laws. How to be a safe and responsible driver, including safety for motorcyclists, bicyclists, and pedestrians. The effects of alcohol and drugs on your driving ability and the consequences of drug/alcohol violations. Safe driving techniques. Positive driving attitudes and behaviors. NOTE: Birth Certificate, Social Security Number, and parent signature on application must be provided. Parent should plan to attend part of first session. Students must be at least 15 years old by the first class meeting. Payment plan is available - $250 upon registration with balance due prior to final exam. Use PROMO CODE: DRIVER to take advantage of payment plan. Balance will be billed. Deadline to Register: January 25, 2016 Maximum Enrollment: 14 students Discounts Available: (PROMO CODE ONLINE - DREDDISC) $25 off for student of active military member. $25 off per student if more than one student per family enrolled.

Driver Education (May 2016)

$475

with Greg Bragdon

May 2, 2016 at 2:30 pm, runs for 3 weeks

A driver's education course teaches prospective drivers about road rules, regulations, and road awareness. If you’re a new teen driver, the Maine Department of the Secretary of State (SOS) Bureau of Motor Vehicles (BMV) requires you successfully complete a Driver’s Ed course as part of the graduated driver license (GDL) program. Your Driver’s Ed course will cover topics including: Maine road signs and traffic laws. How to be a safe and responsible driver, including safety for motorcyclists, bicyclists, and pedestrians. The effects of alcohol and drugs on your driving ability and the consequences of drug/alcohol violations. Safe driving techniques. Positive driving attitudes and behaviors. NOTE: Birth Certificate, Social Security Number, and parent signature on application must be provided. Parent should plan to attend part of first session. Students must be at least 15 years old by the first class meeting. Payment plan is available - $250 upon registration with balance due prior to final exam. Use PROMO CODE: DRIVER to take advantage of payment plan. Balance will be billed. Deadline to Register: January 25, 2016 Maximum Enrollment: 14 students Discounts Available: (PROMO CODE ONLINE - DREDDISC) $25 off for student of active military member. $25 off per student if more than one student per family enrolled.

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Embroidery for Beginners - WS16

$39

with Melissa Carter

Feb 4, 2016 at 6 pm, runs for 4 weeks

With a few basic stitches and some colorful floss you can personalize fabrics to create treasured gifts. With materials provided you will learn to do the lazy daisy, french knot, satin and running stitches. Please bring a small pair of scissors, tracing paper and a hoop (optional) to class. A $5 materials fee will be payable to the instructor (includes materials for all classes and a book).





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