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Become a Published Author - Fall 2017


with Clifford Ryan

Calendar Oct 26, 2017 at 6 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Learn how to get your manuscript published from an accomplished author who specializes in both fiction and non-fiction writing. We can’t guarantee publication, but we can guarantee detailed lessons that focus on self-editing, formatting, querying and marketing. If you have always wanted to publish your writing, this class is perfect for you.


Driving Dynamics - Fall 2017


with Richard Todd

Calendar Oct 24, 2017 at 5:30 pm, runs for 1 week

The Maine Driving Dynamics Course offers all drivers the opportunity to improve their defensive driving abilities. This five-hour course will include discussion of collision avoidance techniques, safety issues, driver habits and attitudes, and the basic elements that constantly challenge drivers on Maine’s highways. A certified Maine Driving Dynamics instructor teaches the course, and the course format engages students with lectures, videos, and class discussion/participation. Those completing the course will receive a three-point credit on their driving record. Course can be taken for credit only once every 365 days. (If not on time, you will not get credit for class.) PARTICIPANTS MUST BRING DRIVER’S LICENSE TO CLASS. CLASS HAS A MINIMUM OF 12 PEOPLE AND IS LIMITED TO 25 PEOPLE.

Ages 65 and over use PromoCode "Drive" and pay only $10.

Fiction Writing Workshop - Fall 2017


with Gerard Bianco

Calendar Oct 10, 2017 at 6:30 pm, runs for 8 weeks

Want to write fiction but don’t know how or where to begin? Want to take your writing to the next level? Fiction Writing Workshop is a hands-on writing class that’s guaranteed to inspire your imagination, and flame your creativity. This eight-week workshop offers a supportive environment and quality feedback for both beginners and advanced students. We’ll study the fundamentals of great fiction, and learn the fictional elements that will transform good ideas into captivating stories. Instructor Gerard Bianco holds an MFA in Writing. He is an author, copywriter, editor, and writing coach.


How To Sell on eBay - Fall 2017


with Cara Methot

Calendar Oct 19, 2017 at 6 pm, runs for 2 weeks

Have you heard about folks who make a lot of money selling items on E-Bay? Sign up for this two-night class and become one of those folks! The instructor will give students step-by-step instruction on how to sell items on E-Bay. Students will start a new hobby that can be both fun and lucrative.


Identity Theft ONLINE - Fall 2017

Calendar Oct 2, 2017 at 12 pm, runs for 4 weeks
Identity theft continues to grow. Now more than 50 percent of identity theft occurs in the workplace. Learn to addresses both private and workplace concerns. You will receive information about the basic, common sense steps necessary to protect your identity and assets. Then develop comprehensive expertise in how to deter data theft, detect fraud, and minimize the impact of any damage inflicted.

Italian for Travelers - Fall 2017


with Caterina Patacchiola

Calendar Sep 26, 2017 at 6 pm, runs for 8 weeks

This is an interactive speaking class with the basics for getting around. Are you planning a trip to Italy any time soon? Do you simply want to learn to speak this wonderful language? Join our wonderful instructor for 8 weeks of learning Italian.


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Travel Spanish - Fall 2017
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Travel Spanish - Fall 2017


with Liz Rodas

Calendar Sep 26, 2017 at 6 pm, runs for 8 weeks

Hola. Spanish is one of the world’s most popular languages. This class is for students who may have plans to eventually travel to a Spanish-speaking country. The instructor makes the class fun, interesting and informative. Home internet access will allow students to complete homework assignments.


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