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Admissions Process & General Information Session - Understanding Blackboard & Online Learning
with Laurie Ficker
In this one-night workshop, students will learn the basic navigation required to participate in online courses through Blackboard, the online content management system used by many institutions, including the University of Maine at Augusta for online course participation. In addition, students will review the admission application process, talk about degree programs, placement testing, tuition and fees. Students attending will get their $40 UMA application fee waived and a free water bottle!
American Sign Language-Level II
with Alma Simmons
This class is designed for those who want to expand their basic skills. Continue to build your vocabulary and signing techniques as you progress to a higher level. We will take a class trip to a local restaurant to practice our sign language skills. Come join us; it will be fun and exciting! Students will be able to use the same text book they purchased for ASL I, Signing, How to Speak with Your Hands, ISBN 055337539-3.
Art Night Out - Wire Bound Sea Glass Jewelry - Session II
with Art Night Out
Twist, wrap, and loop your way to a sophisticated design using elements drawn from the sea. Using sterling silver wire, pearls and seaglass, you'll create a lovely necklace and earring set. No drilling required. Bring your own seaglass or choose from our collection. Workshop fee includes all materials to make a pendant and one pair of earrings in sterling silver. There are only 8 seats available for this class. Register early.
Bath Fizzies, Salt Scrubs, Etc.
with Laurel Lopez
Make bath time more fun! Create bath fizzies, salt scrubs, and melt and pour soaps. Create three quick and easy projects that make wonderful gifts for yourself or a friend! These are fun projects for rainy days and are sure to please everyone. Materials fee of $20.00 covers all supplies and is payable to the instructor at time of class.
Become Your Own Travel Agent
with Becky Ranks
This class will provide resources and information for anyone who wants to find the best deals for hotels, cruises, RV travel, AirBNB, escorted tours, and more. We will answer questions about RV driving to Alaska and the western US, how to get the lowest prices for escorted tours to almost anywhere, and getting great deals on hotels while traveling at home and abroad. Information will be presented on river cruises for less, as well as airfare tips. In addition, you will go home with valuable online resources.
with Jason Goucher
With its chunk-a-chunk sound, whispery nylon strings, and diminutive body, the ukulele is having a moment. Find out why the ukulele is making a strong comeback in this beginner-level class. Students who have some experience with the ukulele are also welcome. Learn about tuning, strumming, fingerpicking, chords, reading tab...then put it all together to learn your first songs. Scales, technique, and easy music theory will also be discussed. Ukulele should be soprano, concert, or tenor size. Ukuleles are available to purchase at local music stores, eBay, or Amazon. Please bring an electric tuner. Students are asked to purchase Hal Leonard Ukulele Method, Book 1, ISBN 9780634079863, from bookseller of their choice.
with Sherrie Brann
In this workshop, you will learn the basic components for building a budget. We will discuss money tracking, goal setting, and how having a sense of your overall financial situation can assist you in developing your spending and saving plans.
Christmas Sugar Cookies - Edible Art!
with Kristine Hoffer
Join us for an evening of decorating amazingly artful sugar cookies with royal icing. Learn how to create piping with multiple techniques including pipe & flow; wet on wet; dry brush; faux knitting; sugar crystalling, and scrollwork. Cookies will be pre-baked for the class, but we will go over techniques for baking the perfect cookie to be a canvas for your icing artwork. We will mix icings together, learning how to tint and thin. Take home one dozen cookies, (two each of six different techniques.) Bring one cookie tray with lid or multiple shallow, flat containers with lids to take cookies home to dry. All cookies, icing, tools, and materials will be provided. Detailed instructions and recipes will also be provided to take home. A materials fee of $15 is payable to instructor at class.