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Mt. Desert Island Adult & Community Education



Lifelong Learning

Felted Bowls
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Felted Bowls

$40

with Sandy Cirillo

Calendar May 18, 2024 at 9 am

This class is offered through RSU24 Adult Ed. Please contact them to register: 207-422-4794 or https://rsu24.maineadulted.org/classes/  

Learn how to create felted bowls using a variety of wet and needle felting techniques. Our finished bowls can then be embellished with various materials such as beads, buttons, ribbon,yarn, etc. to create one of a kind pieces suitable for the home or for gift giving. There is a supply fee of $10 payable to the instructor at class.

Lighthouse and Puffin Photography-Bar Harbor
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Lighthouse and Puffin Photography-Bar Harbor

$180

with Steve McGrath

Calendar Jun 6, 2024 , runs for 1 week

To register, click here: Ellsworth Adult Ed

If you’d like to capture the beauty of coastal Maine wildlife and lighthouses, this is the course for you! 

You’ll start the class online, focusing on camera settings that you may want to use out on the water.  Then you’ll have the chance to experiment and take lots of photos using different settings and sharing techniques and approaches on the cruise.  For the final online session, you share and learn from each others’ experience and photos.  This workshop is for beginner and intermediate photographers. The $180 registration fee does not include the ticket for the cruise. You will need to purchase that ticket separately.  Course is limited to 15 students.

Online Class June 6 from 6-8:00pm

On the Cruise on June 8 at 9:00am

Online Critique Class June 11 from 6-8:00

For more information about the cruise and purchasing tickets, contact Bar Harbor Whale Watch.

Steve McGrath is a professional freelance photographer and photography teacher who has been creating images for 20 years.  Steve first began by shooting sports photography for local high schools, then weddings, and stock agencies.  His love of the outdoors led him to focusing more on his true passion.  Steve was an active member of the Gateway Camera Club for many years, and has won many ribbons and awards at fairs and competitions through the club and on his own. Many of his images have been published in school text books.

A Female Advantage

$47

with Carole Freeman

This is a self-paced,  on-demand class. You will be sent a link and code to access the material upon registration.

A comprehensive guide to women’s fitness and wellness teaches you howto use knowledge about your female body to exercise smarter, breathedeeper, boost your metabolism, strengthen your core and pelvic floor, andimprove your endurance and performance.

You will learn how to optimize your breathing pattern to increase oxygendelivery to your muscles and brain, adjust your exercise intensity andduration to match your hormonal cycle, prevent common injuries andimbalances that affect women.

Basketing Making classes
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Basketing Making classes

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RSU 24 Adult Ed offers various basket making classes. If interested, please contact them directly to learn about the classes. Call 207.422.4794 or visit their website at https://rsu24.maineadulted.org/classes/ 

Breath-Taking 101

$37

with Carole Freeman

This is a self-paced, on demand, online class. Upon registration you will be sent a link and access code to the course material. 

Life is easier when you breathe easier. It’s estimated that 85% of us unknowingly use some type of poor breathing pattern that’s connected to feeling sick and tired. This class has helped many people feel healthier and stronger simply by learning to switch their every-day breathing to a more beneficial pattern.

Cooking with BoomerTECH Adventures

$35

with BoomerTECH Adventures

In this course, BoomerTECH Adventures guides (Chris, Jill, and Ed) share their love of cooking and enjoyment for lots of different types of foods. You will learn how to prepare several tasty stir fries using traditional Chinese flavorings, make fresh pasta, turn leftover sweet potato into gnocchi, stir up a great fried rice, and give ramen soup a delicious upgrade.

In addition, discover an easy way to make your own pita pockets, flat breads, and tortillas. Plus, you will see a way to combine the benefits of cooking on cast iron with your love of grilling. We haven’t forgotten dessert! Who can resist a delectable chocolate, brownie torte or apple pie?

For more information on BoomerTECH Adventures Click HERE 

Open Enrollment - take it when you want! These classes are online/videos, on demand so once you register for it, you can watch it as much as you'd like!

Create and Deliver Online Zoom Courses

$35

with BoomerTECH Adventures

This course is designed for those who want to develop an online course using Zoom, a video conferencing platform. This guide consists of step-by-step videos that explain and demonstrate how to use Zoom as well as appropriate instructional tips to build an engaging online course in any subject. You will learn everything you need to know about Zoom—tools, settings, security, instructional strategies, building community, Zoom tips for instructors and students, and much more.

For more information on BoomerTECH Adventures Click HERE

Open Enrollment - take it when you want! These classes are online/videos, on demand so once you register for it, you can watch it as much as you'd like!

Digital Tools for the Beginning Memoir Writer

$35

with BoomerTECH Adventures

— Everyone has a story to tell. Writing your memoir helps you reflect on the varied experiences that impacted your life and helped shape who you are today. This course looks at a variety of digital tools, available through any digital device, that make the process of memoir writing more fun and a little less daunting. You will explore several unique approaches to research, learn strategies for gathering and storing materials in one easily accessible place, and delve into ways to illustrate your memoir even if you are not an artist. Polishing your work for publication and presenting it in a public format are other video topics. You will leave the course well equipped to begin your writing adventure.

For more information on BoomerTECH Adventures Click HERE

Open Enrollment - take it when you want! These classes are online/videos, on demand so once you register for it, you can watch it as much as you'd like!





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