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Bangor Adult & Community Education



Personal Enrichment

French For Beginners Part II

$55

with Dennis Michaud

Calendar Oct 30, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 7 weeks

This second part of the beginner’s French program resumes its emphasis on the four language skills of French: listening, reading, writing and speaking. Continue to have fun and to develop your confidence in expressing yourself in French as you do the preparation study at home, and then engage further in meaningful, real-life conversations in the classroom, as well as in listening, reading and writing activities related to the communicating contents of the course’s Book 1: Essential French manual and CDs. Topics to be covered in Part II will be “At home” and “Describing things”. Free online audio-visual flashcards and interactive games and quizzes also provide additional reinforcement for all of the lessons’ topics.

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

Gardening: Fall Garden Bed Prep

$20

with Ivonne Vazquez

Calendar Sep 25, 2019 at 6:30 pm, runs for 1 week

The fall garden is a wonderful place full of promise and opportunity and a great chance to make spring planting easy and efficient. In this workshop, Ivonne Vazquez will show you fall gardening techniques for putting your garden to bed. Be ahead of the season the following spring to give your seeds, seedlings and plants the best opportunity to succeed. Participants will work on a hands-on activity, view a photographic slide show and leave with a schedule of fall and winter gardening activities. Open to all skill levels.

Gardening: Planting, Harvesting, and Using Garlic

$20

with Ivonne Vazquez

Calendar Oct 9, 2019 at 6:30 pm

Creating wonderful dishes using your own garlic, is a feeling (and taste) like no other. Learn:  preparing the garlic bed; how and when to plant your garlic in Maine; which varieties do well in this zone; how to mulch for good winter coverage; how much to water, weed, feed during the growing season; when to harvest and use scapes and why; when to harvest and cure garlic; how to store for home use well into the following year.

In this class you will participate in a hands-on activity (planting garlic cloves), develop an understanding of the garlic planting process and leave with a schedule of garlic bed care to be used year after year. Open to all skill levels. $10 material fee payable to the instructor.

Gentle Restorative Yoga

$35

with Sue McKay

Calendar Oct 28, 2019 at 7:15 pm

We offer gentle restorative classes that combine yoga postures, breathing, and meditation. These classes are geared toward students who wish to move at a slower pace. No Yoga experience is required. Gentle Restorative Yoga provides a beautiful way to softly relax the body up and stretch yourself out. Yoga provides the means to bring out the best in each individual. This requires an understanding of a person’s present condition, personal potential, appropriate goals and the means available. As each person is different, these will vary with each individual. No experience necessary. Please bring your own Yoga mat.

Intermediate French Part II

$55

with Dennis Michaud

Calendar Oct 31, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 7 weeks

Continue your growth in French skills using Book 2: Intermediate French and its CDs for another six class sessions of fun and rewarding experience while cultivating your personal, already acquired French talents in listening, reading, writing and speaking. Sub-topics in Part II will include: Location, Using Colors, Reflexive Verbs, Reflexive Verbs in The Negative, To Go, Expressions Using To GO, To Eat, Some, On, and The Near Future Verb Tense. Free online audio-visual flashcards and interactive games and quizzes also provide additional reinforcement for all of the lessons’ topics.

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

Intermediate Guitar

$55

with Tom Hudgins

Calendar Oct 31, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 7 weeks

A continuation of Beginning Guitar I utilizing techniques from the textbook and additional instructor material. Topics 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, for bio see Beginning Guitar I.

Macro Photography

$35

with Noel Topping

Calendar Oct 10, 2019 at 6 pm

Come and enjoy learning about the big-little world of Macro Photography, with tips and tricks by Noel Topping. Be prepared to have an excuse in the future to buy the many different gadgets that will be demonstrated for use with Macro (Close-Up) photography. Different styles of Close-Up photography will be demonstrated along with the varying gear used to achieve the photos.

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

Meals from the Blue Zones

$25

with Cathy Speronis

Calendar Dec 18, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Learn how to cook delicious and fresh foods from some ot the healthiest communities on the planet. We will be making dishes from Sardinia. We will also discuss the lifestyles of the people who live in the Blue Zones and the secrets to a long and healthy life.

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

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