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Bangor Adult & Community Education



Personal Enrichment

Country Line Dance

$35

with Sue McKay

Calendar Jan 27, 2020 at 5:45 pm, runs for 7 weeks
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. 7 week class. No class on February 17.

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Acrylic Painting Part I

$55

with Carolyn Wallace-Zani

Calendar Jan 27, 2020 at 6 pm

Explore your creative potential with acrylic painting! This class will teach you how to exploit the versatility and vitality of the acrylic medium with a solid foundation of the basics of acrylic painting. Students will learn about the various properties of acrylic paint, color mixing, painting techniques, applications, various mediums, and choosing brushes. Through weekly demonstrations and step-by-step instruction, students will be painting a variety of subject matter. Following each class, there will be a group, class critique. Out-of-class exercises will be encouraged to give students the opportunity to further explore the medium, practice new skills and grow in artistic expression. No previous experience is necessary. 7 week class. No class February 17. Carolyn Wallace-Zani owns her own studio. She conducts painting and drawing classes and workshops locally and at the University of Maine Page Farm And Home Museum. Her work is widely collected and her award-winning artwork was chosen as part of the Art In the Capitol program at the State House in Augusta.

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Intermediate and Advanced Painting/Drawing

$59

with David Haskins

Calendar Jan 27, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 6 weeks

This course is designed for individuals who have been painting and drawing for two years or more and want to learn more about composition, color mixing, new techniques, and other related art issues. This class will focus on specific art interests and expand knowledge about painting and drawing. Participants will work in the medium of their choice: watercolor, acrylic, pastel or charcoal/graphite. Instruction will be individualized to meet specific needs. A group critique of art work will follow at the end of each class. David Haskins teaches art at Husson University. Before moving to Maine, David was a full-time artist working and teaching in Colorado.

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

Rug Braiding

$20
Calendar Jan 27, 2020 at 6 pm

This is an opportunity for people to work on their rug braiding projects and learn from each other. Work on your project and see what others are creating. Participants must bring their own materials to class. Prior rug braiding experience is necessary.

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

Spanish for Beginners Part I

$55

with Annia Warner

Calendar Jan 27, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 6 weeks

This course offers an introduction to Spanish in a personalized and fun style. The class is designed to help students acquire a foundation of Spanish vocabulary while learning how to speak and listen to the language for general and practical use. Students are encouraged to speak Spanish whenever possible in the class. The book is additional. Annia Warner is a native of Costa Rica, Central America. Senora Warner has taught Spanish in the Bangor Adult Education program for several years and previously taught Spanish for children at private schools.

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

Learn to Speak French (Beginner)

$55

with Dennis Michaud

Calendar Jan 29, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 7 weeks
Learn the four language skills of French: listening, reading, writing, and speaking. The course’s textbook includes supporting CDs. Dennis Michaud has an M.A.T. in French and is a Maine certified teacher. He has taught at the University level in addition to teaching adult education classes.

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

Pilates

$35

with Jeannette Richards

Calendar Jan 29, 2020 at 6 pm

Pilates is a form of exercise that is designed to strengthen your core while lengthening and strengthening your extremities. It also improves your balance and flexibility. Pilates was invented by Joeseph Pilates to rehabilitate injured dancers. It uses concise controlled movements designed to strengthen individual muscle groups from in the inside out creating long lean muscles. It can improve your posture too, while increasing your body awareness. Pilates is accessible to people of all fitness levels and can be the ultimate cross-training routine, offering individuals of all abilities an opportunity to reach their next level. Bring your mat and join us for mat pilates to challenge and increase your core body strength and improve your flexibility. Jeannette Richards is a certified Pilates instructor. She taught in Cincinnati, Ohio for 8 years and prefers the challenge of mat pilates. She has run several marathons, including the Boston Marathon 3 times. Doing Pilates is a great way to stay flexible and strengthen all muscle groups. Participants must be at least 18 years old and not enrolled in school.

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Watercolor Painting Part I

$55

with Carolyn Wallace-Zani

Calendar Jan 29, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 7 weeks

Paint vibrant watercolors with confidence! The emphasis for this class will be on learning the basic watercolor techniques for successful watercolor painting. The former student will have the opportunity to develop more confidence by perfecting their current skill level, while the more experienced student will explore their personal style. Class exercises include: learning about materials, color mixing, color theory, and watercolor techniques. Demonstrations, group critiques, and independent exercises will further enhance your learning experience. No prior painting experience is necessary. All skill levels are welcomed. 7 week class. No class February 19. Carolyn Wallace-Zani owns her own studio. She conducts painting and drawing classes and workshops locally and at the University of Maine Page Farm And Home Museum. Her work is widely collected and her award-winning artwork was recently chosen as part of the Art In the Capitol program at the State House in Augusta.

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