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American Red Cross-1st Aid/CPR with Pediatric – March 2023

with Judy Emch

Mar
18

March 18th, 2023

$103 More Info

Participants will learn to recognize and provide care for persons of all ages who have experienced a sudden illness or injury, until Emergency Medical Services arrive and take over. Following current Emergency Cardiac Care guidelines, students will learn to recognize a heart attack and what to do in this situation, including providing CPR and using an Automated External Defibrillator (AED). Students will also learn to recognize stroke, breathing emergencies, and how to treat burns. Additional skills include caring for choking adults, children and infants, and controlling bleeding, as well as checking responsive persons. Certificate and reference card included. Presented by Maine Safety Education.

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Perennials for Butterflies & Hummingbirds

with John Fromer

Apr
11

April 11th, 2023

$28 More Info

Hummingbirds and butterflies need our help. Planting a garden or wild area for these most interesting species gives them a buffet and a place to lay their eggs. Specific varieties of plants and how to arrange and grow them will be discussed.

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Antiques – Researching, Buying, Selling – or Just Enjoying

with Gary Lee

Mar
8

March 8th to 29th, 2023

$68 More Info

Whether you are a seller, collector, or just have a desire to know more about antiques, this class is designed for the antiquarian in you. Licensed auctioneer, seller, and collector, Gary Lee, covers topics in researching the value and best practices for purchase and sales. He will review sample pieces with an eye to history and value (students may provide pieces for the final three classes.) The second hour of each class will be a review of maker marks and ways to identify fakes, including testing metals and use of blacklight. A presentation on bidding decisions will help you buy at a better price. The course also covers minor repairs, when not to polish or refinish, packing, photography, shipping and more.

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Square Foot Gardening

with John Fromer

Mar
16

March 16th to 23rd, 2023

$48 More Info

You've heard of it, but what is square foot gardening and is it right for you? Square foot gardening is the practice of growing in dense plantings, ensuring maximum harvests and healthy plants. This style is great for raised beds and will work well in small or larger garden spaces, too. It is great for people who have limited space and time to garden. This class is recommended for all gardeners!

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American Red Cross-1st Aid/CPR with Pediatric – May 2023

with Judy Emch

May
13

May 13th, 2023

$103 More Info

Participants will learn to recognize and provide care for persons of all ages who have experienced a sudden illness or injury, until Emergency Medical Services arrive and take over. Following current Emergency Cardiac Care guidelines, students will learn to recognize a heart attack and what to do in this situation, including providing CPR and using an Automated External Defibrillator (AED). Students will also learn to recognize stroke, breathing emergencies, and how to treat burns. Additional skills include caring for choking adults, children and infants, and controlling bleeding, as well as checking responsive persons. Certificate and reference card included. Presented by Maine Safety Education.

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AirBnB-Type Rental Part II

with Dee Peppe

Apr
11

April 11th to May 2nd, 2023

$58 More Info

This course is designed for those who have decided to take the plunge and try their hand at short-term rentals. Let's get you up and running. Practical 'how to' information, along with individual student's needs, will steer this course. We'll go through the process of setting up everyone's profile and account, as well as talk about the best way to take photos, get those uploaded and placed in the profile. We'll take a close look at nightly rates based on each facility, amenities, location, and time of year. We'll discuss insurance options and any other factors that should be considered.