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History of Fort Foster
with Bob Gray
For many years before it became the great town park that it is, Fort Foster played a large role in protecting our harbor. Come and learn about the multitude of armaments, bunkers, buildings and people who have been part of this important historic site.
Thursday, May 24, 7 -8 p.m., 1 Session
Course Fee: $8
History of Fort McClary
with Bob Gray
For over three centuries what is now known as Fort McClary has watched over Pepperrell Cove and Portsmouth Harbor. Learn about the history of the role this fort has had in defending our harbor and town.
Thursday, May 10, 7-8 p.m., 1 session
Course Fee: $8
Introduction to Embroidery
with Renee Wheaton
Note: Course fee and material fee paid separately. Please refer to cancellation/no show policy for more info.
With simple needle and thread you will make beautiful tea towels (aka flower sack towels). Renee will share her personal collection of designs for you to choose from. She will also provide towels, needles, thread and the use of her 6” embroidery hoops to use while in class. Class size limited to 8.
Tuesday, May 1-8, 5:30-7:30 p.m., 2 Sessions
Course Fee: $25
Material Fee: $8
Introduction to QuickBooks 2017
with ed 2go
Ed2go Online class!
Introduction to Quickbooks 2017 - $119, various start dates
Learn to manage the financial aspects of your small business quickly and efficiently with this powerful accounting software program. QuickBooks is designed especially for the small- to midsized-business owner who needs a fully functional accounting system that's also easy to use.
In 12 lessons, you'll gain hands-on experience as you master the tools you need set up a chart of accounts; reconcile your checking account; create and print invoices, receipts, and statements; track your payables, inventory, and receivables; create estimates; and generate reports.
Whether you're new to QuickBooks or have already used earlier versions of this accounting software program, this course will empower you to take control of the financial accounting for your business.
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Keeping a Healthy Lobster Fishery Afloat in the Gulf of Maine
with Jason Goldstein
Climate change has had pronounced changes throughout our world’s oceans. Changes in the thermal environment in Southern New England are already having profound and negative effects on lobsters. Indicators of this decline may be linked to the presence of shell disease. As climate change is expected to persist, stressful environmental conditions could spread northwards into the highly productive Gulf of Maine (GOM) lobster stock, making it critical to understand how changing thermal conditions might affect reproductive output. Jason is the Research Director at the Wells Reserve at Laudholm Farm in Maine.
Tuesday, May 15, 7-8 p.m., 1 Session
Course Fee: $10
with Emily Sharood
Emily Sharood, from Mousam Valley Mushrooms in Springvale, Maine will discuss different types of mushrooms, how to grow them, and how to cook with them. You will have the opportunity to purchase some of their delicious Maine mushrooms. Emily also leads mushroom identification walks which she will discuss.
Tuesday, May 15, 6-7:30 p.m., 1 Session
Course Fee: $12
Maine's Tuskegee Airman
with Bob Sheppard
Despite a Department of War study that claimed negro pilots were unfit to face the AXIS powers in high performance aircraft, James Sheppard of South Portland enlisted in a US Army Air Corps experiment, that came be known as the Tuskegee Airmen. His son Bob Sheppard co-produced a documentary telling the story of a young man’s quest to play a role in America’s aviation industry.
Tuesday, May 1, 7-8 p.m., 1 Session
Course Fee: $5
Making Positive Lifestyle Changes for the Environment a Different Way: Living Simply in a Complex World
PLEASE NOTE NEW START DATE. In a six-week reading/discussion series offered by Northwest Earth Institute you will have an opportunity to discover how through simple living you can positively affect sustainability on a personal and global level. Paperback books or e-book of selected readings available on-line @www.nwei.org for $27 or books may be borrowed for the series.
Tuesday, March 13 - April 24, 6:30-8 p.m., 6 Sessions
Course Fee: $5