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WoWi - World of Work Inventory

Free
Calendar Current session started Jan 3, 2022

The World of Work Inventory (WOWi) is a comprehensive career assessment instrument, which has been carefully constructed to help a person learn the most about him or herself in relation to the wide variety of occupations available. The WOWi provides a personalized profile for each person. As a result, you will receive a listing of occupations most suitable to your unique combination of personality, interests and skills. If you are uncertain about what career you should be in, if you are considering a career change, or thinking of going back to school, the WOWI Online can help you explore your options, so you can make the best and most informed career decisions. Finding the right line of work is not always easy. Because you’re a complex person, you need a career test that measures more than one aspect of who you are in order to help you find the most suitable and satisfying occupation. That’s why WOWI Online measures interests, aptitudes, and personality. You will receive customized reports with career recommendations as well as O*NET career growth outlooks, salary ranges, and levels of education and training needed to enter the industry.

Free, 207-439-5896 call for link to take the online assessment then meet with the career counselor to interpret the career reports.

Yin-Yoga-Nidra

$57

with Mary Schwoerer

Calendar Current session started May 7, 2022 at 9 am
1 additional session on Jun 4, 2022

In this class, you will experience 40 minutes of gentle asanas & holding acpoints and 20 minutes of deep, restful relaxation. 

YIN-Yoga- Nidra reduces pain. This unique class focuses on unwinding tension in the body & mind. Yin Yoga is about stretching and applying gentle pressure to certain tissues. Longer held postures support your body in deep rest that restores balance & stimulates deep healing. This class allows time for muscles to relax, joints to open & fascia to release long held tensions. In addition, we hold acupoints to bring balance & ease of flow to mind/body.

Yoga Nidra literally means “yogic sleep”. This ancient technique uses guided meditations to bring you into deep states of conscious relaxation. Yoga Nidra is an effective method for relieving stress & easing anxiety. It is a systematic practice of moving awareness from our external world to the inner world; allowing the body & mind to restore, rest & heal deeply. Yoga Nidra is done lying down in stillness while Mary guides you into bliss.

Wear comfortable clothing & bring your pillows, eye pillow, mat & blanket for a restorative experience you will delight in - all in the comfort of your home. You will be sent a ZOOM link to attend virtually.

Saturdays, 9 -10 a.m.

Course Fee: $57

Lighthouse Photography Cruise Workshop: Lighthouse Cruise Maine Maritime Museum

$79

with Steve McGrath

Calendar Current session started May 19, 2022 at 6 pm

We will talk about camera settings and compositions in our first online class and the types of Images we are going to capture! Then we will head out for our Lighthouse Cruise and photograph up to six lighthouses! Then we will meet for our third Class online to view and critique our images! See the Kennebec‘s most beautiful lighthouses in the splendor of springtime! During this springtime cruise, you’ll see up to six lighthouses: Doubling Point Light, the Kennebec Range Lights, Squirrel Point Light, Perkins Island Light, Pond Island Light, and Seguin Island Light. Tickets for the cruise must be purchased separately at:https://www.mainemaritimemuseum.org/visit/cruises/ 

Virtual Instruction via ZOOM link.

Online: May 19 & May 24, 6-8 p.m. 

Cruise: May 21, exact time TBD this is an approx. 10 a.m. -12 p.m.

Course Fee: $79

Sinking of the Squalus

$20

with Bob Gray

Calendar Next available session starts May 23, 2022 at 6 pm

May 23, 2021 will be the 82nd anniversary of the sinking of the U.S.S. Squalus  off the Isles of Shoals. Twenty six men were lost that day. But, thirty three survivors were rescued from the sunken submarine. Come and learn what led to the loss of the Squalus, the amazing rescue of the survivors and the recovery and recommissioning of that submarine.

Monday, May 23, 6-8 p.m

Course Fee: $20

Spring Birding Walkabout

$20

with Dave Tucker

Calendar Next available session starts May 28, 2022 at 7 am

Learn to identify birds by sight and sound. Bring to class: binoculars. 

Class will meet at the entrance gate of Fort Foster at 7 am.

Additional fee may be required for entrance to Fort Foster.

Saturday, May 7, 7-9 am *rain date May 8

or

PLEASE NOTE NEW DATE: Saturday, May 28, 7-9 am *rain date May 29

Course Fee: $20

Portrait Photography

$54

with Steve McGrath

Calendar Next available session starts Jun 1, 2022 at 6 pm

This portrait photography course is designed to teach you everything you need to know to take professional-quality portraits. You will learn how to work with all different types of subjects, from individuals and groups to children and pets. Steve will explain the nuances of lighting and posing, how to shoot in studio or on location, and how to master the gear you will need to create inspiring work! This class is virtual only. You will be sent a ZOOM link prior to the start of class.

2 Wednesday sessions

June 1 & 8, 6-8 p.m.

Course Fee: $54

Beyond Beginners Ukulele, The Journey Continues

$79

with Duncan Perry

Calendar Next available session starts Jun 2, 2022 at 6 pm

Are you eager to take your ukulele playing to a new level? Would you like to enhance your strumming and finger-picking skills? Perhaps you'd like to discover how to introduce melody notes into your playing. Maybe you've wondered how to decorate your playing with techniques like hammer-ons, pull offs, slides and more. Here's your chance! Join Duncan Perry for a skills packed program that offers advanced and creative ideas for playing the ukulele. You'll need a playable ukulele tuned to GCEA, of course, a sense of humor, a computer or an iPad on which to participate in this Zoom course, plus a solid knowledge of the primary six chords in each of the keys of C (C, Dm, Em, F, G7, Am) and G (G, Am, Bm, C, D7, Em, F). Sign up, tune up, and get ready to notch up your ukulele playing skills!                                                               

Wildlife Photo Workshop:

$79

with Steve McGrath

Calendar Next available session starts Jun 2, 2022 at 6 pm

Join Nature Photographer Steve McGrath on a Wildlife Photography Workshop where you will learn how to use your digital camera like a pro. You'll have the opportunity to practice what you've learned out in the York’s Wild Kingdom with Steve on hand to give you tips.  With so many great photographic opportunities and challenges at the Zoo, you'll have plenty of pictures and new skills to take home! In this first class, there will be an online presentation were we will discuss tips and techniques for getting great zoo photographs that look like they were taken in the wild! Then off to the Zoo to photograph for the day, make sure you bring you the longest lens you have. In the third online class, we will view our Images and critique them for a show and tell! Tickets for the Park entrance must be purchased separately.

Virtual instruction via ZOOM.

Online: June 2 & June 6, 6-8 p.m. 

Park: June 4, 10 a.m. -1 p.m.

Course Fee: $79





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