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Creative Writing Generative All Genres Session 1
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Creative Writing Generative All Genres Session 1

$215

with Diana Mullins

Spend Monday mornings writing in a small group via Zoom. Bring works-in-progress or begin new work in any genre. Generative theme-based prompts are offered as optional, and each class includes 30 minutes of quiet writing time. You may choose to read your work aloud and feedback will be carefully guided so that writers hear what others found meaningful, evocative, interesting, exciting, and enchanting.

Diana Mullins is a writer and editor who has taught writing workshops for three decades. She is an expert on feedback and revision techniques, and has advanced degrees in education. Her creative writing has been published in literary journals.

The Feldenkrais Method

$104

with Dianne Daniels

Calendar Mar 4, 2024 at 5 pm, runs for 8 weeks

The Feldenkrais Method® is a type of neuromuscular re-education that will enable your body to do more than it has in years. Feldenkrais classes are easily adapted to the online format, and students have been able to understand the directions and follow along quite easily. These gentle movement sequences will help you work through chronic muscular or joint pain while improving your flexibility and posture. This is not an exercise class, so loose fitting or stretchy casual clothes are appropriate. Please have a mat and two thick towels to use during each class.

Dianne Daniels is an exercise physiologist.

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Coastal Navigation Level 1

$50

with Alice Bean Andrenyak

Calendar Mar 4, 2024 at 5:30 pm, runs for 2 weeks

Learn the basics of coastal navigation using local charts, parallel ruler, and dividers. Learn what the symbols mean, how to determine safe and dangerous routes, create courses, learn rules of the “road”, what aids to navigation look like and do, plan for emergencies and more. For kayakers, sailors, powerboaters, and future Registered Maine Guides. Students will need access to either a Casco Bay Chart or Penobscot Bay Chart, parallel ruler and dividers.

Alice Bean Andrenyak is a Master Maine Guide and Maine native who lives at Mere Point in Brunswick. Owner of Alice's Awesome Adventures and Maine e-Learning, she trains future Registered Maine Guides and outdoor enthusiasts in navigation, canoeing, SUP, sea kayaking, snowshoeing, nature studies, and overnighting skills , and is a former Guide's Board Examiner. She has been visiting Malaga Island for over 30 years and leads regular sea kayak and hiking tours of Malaga Island.

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Yoga

$104

with Dianne Daniels

Calendar Mar 4, 2024 at 6:15 pm, runs for 8 weeks

This Hatha style yoga class will help you relax and refresh with strengthening and stretching. Dianne provides easy to follow instructions suitable for all levels of expertise. Please have a mat to use during each class.

Dianne Daniels is an exercise physiologist.

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Naloxone (Narcan) Administration Training 3.5.24

Free

with Healthy Lincoln County

Calendar Mar 5, 2024 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Keeping Naloxone (Narcan Nasal Spray) on hand can help save a life. Having a kit nearby could help a friend, family member, or someone in the community in the event of an emergency. This Narcan administration training will guide you through how to use Narcan as well as helpful information on opioids and how Narcan interacts with these substances. This training is free, on behalf of Healthy Lincoln County–a tier two distributor of Narcan in the State of Maine. Upon completion of this training you will receive one kit, with two doses of Narcan, to add to your first aid kit or AED box. Additionally, you will receive supplemental resources to have on hand should you want to review what was discussed in the live training event.

Will Matteson is the Substance Use Prevention Coordinator at Healthy Lincoln County. He is passionate about advocating for Community Saturation of Narcan and spreading the word about this important first aid tool.

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Career Themes That Follow You For Life

Free

with Cassie Robichaux

Calendar Mar 5, 2024 at 6:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Career development is a lifelong process and some themes will emerge. The instructor will help you identify some recurring themes and give you tools to tackle them time and again. Examples include your interests now, skill building and growth mindset, networking, career changes, negotiating money and promotion, and finding balance. Students must have an audio- and video-enabled laptop, desktop, or tablet with reliable internet to participate in class. We do not recommend using a smartphone.

10 Tips: Eating Better on a Budget

Free

with Samantha Mehlhorn

Calendar Mar 7, 2024 at 6 pm, runs for 4 weeks

This hands-on course will go over strategies to plan, cook, and eat on a budget while also eating healthy. Each week participants will prepare/cook food to taste along with practicing strategies for meal planning and shopping all on a budget. Participants will also go home with tools and recipes each week.

Samantha Mehlhorn is the SNAP Educator for Lincoln County. She works through Healthy Lincoln County teaching nutrition and cooking classes throughout the community both to school aged children and adults. Each class focuses on different aspects of planning, budgeting, cooking, and eating healthy here in Maine.

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Naturalist's Sketchbook 3.07.24

$68

with Laurel Dodge

Calendar Mar 7, 2024 at 6 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Creating a naturalist’s sketchbook is a hobby that requires minimal equipment and expense, but can bring great satisfaction and a fresh perspective on nature. Record your nature discoveries with pen and ink and watercolor to create a one-of-a-kind journal of your adventures in the wild.

Artistic talent is not necessary to create a naturalist’s sketchbook. All that is needed is a sense of wonder and a desire to learn more about the natural world. Treasures found during the instructor’s adventures in nature will be on display to sketch or you can bring your own.

Laurel Dodge has a master’s degree in environmental studies and has worked for nature centers, land trusts and a zoo. She is an illustrator and nature photographer.

 





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