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21st Century Workforce Initiative Youth Program
with William Laney
The 21st Century Workforce Initiative is a 10-week, paid work experience program being offered through the Department of Health and Human Services in partnership with Lawrence and Skowhegan Adult Education Programs and the Skowhegan Career Center. Successful candidates will work 20 hours per week with a local employer at $11 per hour, after participating in a no-cost, individualized education and/or mentoring class. Participants will be matched with local employers based on individual career interest assessment results.
This is a paid work experience program. Participants will be paid $11 per hour for 20 hours per week for all 10 weeks, if eligible.
Pre-register for Information and Assessment day at 453-4200, ext. 3114 (Fairfield) or 474-7553 (Skowhegan).
Acting Class 101
with Fred Liebfried
Did you ever want to take an acting class? Brush up on your acting skills? Would you like to feel more comfortable speaking in front of a group? Have some interactive fun? This class will help jump start your imagination. We will exam the foundations of the craft of acting: character choices, movement, and relaxation. You will work on a monologue and a scene. This class will be great if you are a beginner who has had little or no acting experience – or for those who want to revisit the fundamentals of acting.
Aerobics ~ Low Impact
with Lois Davis
Come to a fun and exciting low impact aerobics class where you work out at your own pace. Relieve stress, improve cardio, tone, and make new friends.
Algebra Skills for College
with Stephanie McChord
Are you preparing to take a college algebra course? Avoid taking developmental algebra at the college level. In this Algebra course, you will develop a basic understanding of how to use algebraic terms and equations in solving problems.
Aromatherapy Diffuser Jewelry
with Jenny Spencer
Diffuser jewelry is a creative and fun way to use essential oils on the go. Learn how to design bracelets and necklaces made with lava beads, and other stones. Take home a free sample of essential oil to use with your new bracelet.
Students will need $25.00 to cover the Materials and is payable to the instructor first class night.
with Richard Tessier
The class will provide students with an opportunity to watch demonstrations of specific blacksmithing techniques, and tool use. Practice time will follow. This is a two day introductory course to explore the basics of the blacksmithing trade. Learn everything from wearing safety clothes to building and managing a coal fire. Learn what tools are needed to bend, twist, punch, drift, shouldering and forge welding.
There is a $5.00 fee for materials and fuel which will be paid to the instructor on Thursday night.
This TWO DAY workshop will begin Thursday, April 25, held at the Skowhegan Area High School
and end on Saturday, April 27 ORat the Malbons Mills Blacksmith Shop.
Bee Keeping for Beginners
with Mark Reifschneider
This beginner bee keeping class will educate those interested in getting involved with BEES. Some of the discussion will be about assembling bee equipment, installing a nuc, controlling swarming, and dealing with varro mites. Other topics will be how and when to harvest honey, split hives and winterize the bees. *$50, the cost of book and donation to the local bee keeper?s association, given to the instructor on the first night of class.
with Petra Prokopova
Please bring a thick exercise/yoga mat for adequate cushioning of the spine.