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Orono-Hampden-Old Town Adult Ed Partnership



Personal Enrichment

Introduction to Digital Photography

$67

with Michael Hallahan

Calendar Feb 5, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Get the most out of your digital camera and learn from an experienced professional photographer how to take great photographs during this 6-week class. Some of the topics covered in this class will be: Basic Photographic Concepts, Digital Photography’s Strengths and Weaknesses,

Workflow from Camera to Print, Basic Adobe Photoshop Techniques and Long-Term Digital Image Storage. This course is designed for the beginning digital photographer.

 

Introduction to Fly Fishing

$67

with Kevin Tracewski

Calendar Feb 2, 2019 at 9 am, runs for 1 week

This one-day course is designed to get you solidly grounded in the fundamentals needed to enjoy fly fishing. Topics covered include: tackle selection and assembly, knots, fly casting, fish foods, artificial flies, fly fishing strategies, entomology and wading safety.

This popular class is taught by an experienced Maine guide and the author of the best selling book, A Fisherman's Guide to Maine.

 

Introduction to Latin

$37

with Bill Beck

Calendar Jan 29, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 6 weeks

In this 6-week introductory level class, you will learn why Latin is not a "dead language". We'll read, speak and listen to Latin while also learning about the Latin culture in a relaxed, enjoyable and supportive setting.

Any student in grades 8-12 attending this course with a parent, may take it free of charge. Other high school students pay only $10 for this course (call us to register at 862-6422).

 

Introduction to Mandarin Chinese

$72

with Craig Butler

Calendar Feb 4, 2019 at 7 pm, runs for 7 weeks

In this 7-week class, you'll be introduced to various aspects of the Chinese language, such as: how to acquire and produce accurate standard Mandarin phonology, fundamental sentence structuire, functional communication, identifying good online language resources and the challenges of learning Chinese from an English speaker perspective.

You'll learn from an instructor who spent nearly 20 years teaching Chinese in various international schools.

 

Introduction to Martial Arts

$7

with Geoffrey Wingard

Calendar Feb 11, 2019 at 6:30 pm, runs for 1 week

In this one-night class, you will be introduced to traditional Shotokan Karate. No experience is necessary. If you've ever been interested in the martial arts, come to this low-cost, one-night program to find out more about it and to get a great workout.

If you are interested in pursuing martial arts training, you'll be given information on how you can do it in this area. 

Open to students ages 14 and up. Wear loose clothing.

 

Introduction to Sign Language

$37

with Nieves Perez Besu

Calendar Feb 5, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 6 weeks

This 6-week course will introduce students to American Sign Language (ASL) and deaf culture. You'll learn the alphabet, numbers, fingerspelling, basic vocabulary and more. At the end of the course, you will be more confident in the use of sign language. 

No textbook required as handouts will be provided by the instructor.

This course is open to students 16 years and older.

 

Maine Driving Dynamics - Hampden

$41

with State of Maine

Calendar May 11, 2019 at 8:30 am, runs for 1 week

This course is a 5 and 1/2 hour defensive driving and driver improvement program developed by the State of Maine's Bureau of Highway Safety. Those completing the course will receive credit on their driving record and possible insurance discounts from their insurer. 

If you are 65 years or older, call our office (862-6422) to register as your registration fee for this course is $25.00.

 

Maine Driving Dynamics - Orono

$41

with State of Maine

Calendar Apr 27, 2019 at 8:30 am, runs for 1 week

This course is a 5 and 1/2 hour defensive driving and driver improvement program developed by the State of Maine's Bureau of Highway Safety. Those completing the course will receive credit on their driving record and possible insurance discounts from their insurer. 

If you are 65 years or older, call our office (866-4119) to register as your registration fee for this course is $25.00.

 





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