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Bangor Adult & Community Education



Personal Enrichment

An Investor's Tour of Mutual Funds
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An Investor's Tour of Mutual Funds

$5

with John Byrne

Calendar Feb 28, 2018 at 6 pm

This educational program provides a detailed look at the features, benefits and risks associated with mutual funds as well as a map to mutual fund selection. Course fee may be paid the night of the course.

To enroll in enrichment classes, particpants must be at least 18 years old and not enrolled in school.

Ballroom Dance Session II

$49

with Chuck McKay and Carole Deschaine

Calendar Apr 4, 2018 at 6:30 pm

This course will teach the basics in the ballroom dance styles of swing and waltz. These dances are partner dances, so participants must register with a partner. This course will also teach timing, leading and following skills necessary to succeed in all partner dances. Each couple will progress at an individual pace. No previous dance experience is necessary. Sneakers are the recommended foot attire.

To enroll in enrichment classes, particpants must be at least 18 years old and not enrolled in school.

Bangor's Unsolved Mysteries
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Bangor's Unsolved Mysteries

$10

with Richard Shaw

Calendar Apr 25, 2018 at 7 pm, runs for 1 week

The Queen City of the East is brimming with puzzling stories that have no ending. Topping the list is the mystery photo of a young girl found in gangster Al Brady’s pocket after the 1937 gun battle that claimed his life. Also discussed are an unsolved homicide at the Bangor House, questions surrounding the Great Bangor Fire, and lingering questions at Mount Hope and Mount Pleasant Cemeteries. Other mysteries surround Bangor’s first settler, Jacob Buswell, and its millionaire lumber barons, Rufus Dwinal, Sam Veazie, and Sam Hersey. Historian Richard Shaw will provide his trademark colorful commentary, punctuated by rare and interesting photos. A related video will be screened in the seminar’s second hour. Richard Shaw is a Bangor native and the city’s unofficial historian. A 30-year staff member of the Bangor Daily News, he has compiled eight illustrated books for Arcadia Publishing and writes features for Bangor Metro.

To enroll in enrichment classes, particpants must be at least 18 years old and not enrolled in school.

Beekeeping, Intermediate

$45

with Peter Cowin

Calendar Mar 28, 2018 at 6:30 pm, runs for 3 weeks

This three week intermediate level beekeeping course is designed to improve the skills of beekeepers that have had bees for at least one season. The course will emphasize practical honey bee colony management skills for beekeepers with some beekeeping experience.

To enroll in enrichment classes, particpants must be at least 18 years old and not enrolled in school.

Beginning Guitar II

$55

with Tom Hudgins

Calendar Apr 2, 2018 at 6:30 pm

A continuation of Beginning Guitar I utilizing techniques from the textbook and additional instructor material. Topics covered will include learning the basics of reading tablature, 12 bar blues and exercises from the second half of the textbook. Prerequisite: Completion of Beginning Guitar I or instructor permission. Tom Hudgins, is an artist/musician and adult educator who works with both art and guitar in his creative work. He has a Bachelors in Studio Art from the University of Maine and a Masters in Adult Education from the University of Southern Maine.

To enroll in enrichment classes, particpants must be at least 18 years old and not enrolled in school.

Country Line Dance

$35

with Sue McKay

Calendar Apr 2, 2018 at 7:15 pm

No partner required - This fun line dance class will offer a variety of line dance steps and routines--done to all your favorite country songs and disco songs--that can go from classroom to dance floor in a flash! Clear instruction, step and combination breakdowns, and plenty of time to practice makes this class perfect for dancers who are brand new to line dancing as well as for those just hoping to learn a few more routines. This class is recommended for beginner through intermediate level dancers.

To enroll in enrichment classes, particpants must be at least 18 years old and not enrolled in school.

Design Like a Pro: Kitchen & Baths

$95

with Kira Eisenhzopf

Calendar Mar 7, 2018 at 6 pm

Please note that the price listed in the printed brochure is incorrect. The correct price for this course is $95.

Are you planning a kitchen and/or bathroom renovation? Do they need some improvements, but you don’t know where to start? This is the class for you! In this class, interior designer Kira Eisenzopf will guide you through the process of designing and renovating your kitchen and bathroom. You’ll leave with all the tools you need, from planning and budgeting to cabinetry and finishes, to get the kitchen and bathroom of your dreams! Kira Eisenzopf has a B.A. in Architectural Studies from Mount Holyoke College and an A.S. in Interior Design from Hesser College. She currently runs her own business, providing interior design and home staging services to the greater Bangor area.

To enroll in enrichment classes, particpants must be at least 18 years old and not enrolled in school.

Drawing The Line

$55

with Carolyn Wallace-Zani

Calendar Apr 5, 2018 at 6 pm

Learn how to take your drawings across the line...from ordinary to extraordinary! Learn from the masters and create more realistic and three-dimensional drawings. This class is ideal for the beginner who has been drawing for less than 5 years and wants to learn the basics of drawing and good composition. While this class is designed for the beginner, the emphasis is on learning through practice as an ongoing process. No previous experience necessary. Working with graphite pencil, charcoal pencil, sanguine and white pastel on both white and toned papers, with step- by- step instruction, students will focus on how to transform flat, two-dimensional, basic shapes into three-dimensional forms. Students will progress at their own pace with individualized guidance.

To enroll in enrichment classes, particpants must be at least 18 years old and not enrolled in school.

Supply List:

DRAWING THE LINE SUPPLY LIST

Items with an * will be used the first class.

 

*Graphite Pencils: 2H, HB, B, 2B, 4B *Erasers: Kneaded, White Plastic Eraser (regular and/or “click-pen” style) Erasing Shield

Charcoal Pencil (not sticks) (I use “Generals” brand.)

Sanguine Pencil (I use “General’s brand.)

White Chalk/Pastel Pencil (I use General’s brand.) *Rulers: (1) 12” Clear Plastic (will need for first class)

       (1) C-Thru Plastic Ruler (has a grid and numbers on it, available at fabric stores, optional)

Sheet of clear Tracing Paper

Sheet of Graphite Transfer Paper (acts as a carbon-type transfer paper) *Scissors *Single Hole Paper Punch

White mat board: 11” x 14” *Paper: 11” x 14” acid free drawing white pad of paper (smooth finish)

Paper: 11” x 14” acid free, toned drawing pad of paper (tan or gray), (smooth finish) Support (a panel or board to lean on while drawing) *Clips (to secure your paper to the board you’re leaning on) *Blending Tools: Tortillion, Stump *Clear Plastic Page Protectors (Letter Size: 8.5” x 11”) *Permanent Black Sharpe Marker (Ultra Fine Point) Sewing Gauge (for measuring), Optional (will be discussed in class) Photographs (your pictures/images from home to be used as a referenced). Specifics will be             discussed the first week of class.

Still Life Props (bring from home to incorporate into students’ work, will be discussed in class). Krylon Workable Spray Fixative (spray at home to prevent smudging)

 

Pre-Class Homework: begin collecting pictures (magazines and photos) of still lifes and landscapes printed only in black and white (and gray tones) for our tone value discussions in class. 





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