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Introduction to iPhone Basics


with Boomer TECH

Calendar Jan 1, 2021

It is safe to say that the vast majority of iPhone users rarely use more than a fraction of the features available to them. In this course, students will learn to use their iPhones to the best possible advantage. Here are some of the critical features we’ll cover: Apple ID and password; structure of the iPhone (buttons and how they work); best apps to have and how to get them; how to text, phone, FaceTime, and email; using the Control Center; master- ing Settings; updating operating systems; using key apps; understanding the apps that come with your iPhone and more.

Begins: Upon Registration

Registration: $24.99

Location: Online - You view class at your convenience! The instructors provide personalized support for the class via email and/or online chat.

Class access available until June 30, 2021


BoomerTECH Adventures helps Boomers and Seniors create, connect, and contribute using today’s technology. These courses are fully asynchronous, online courses that students complete on their own time and at your own speed. Each course is a PDF booklet with information about the class, instructions on using the class, and the content of the class (videos and articles). The instructors provide personalized support for the class via email and/or online chat.


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Registered Maine Guide Training - Zoom Live


with Alice Bean Andrenyak

Calendar Jan 19, 2021 at 7 pm, runs for 10 weeks

Registered Maine Guide training through blended learning, using an online textbook and 10 live weekly online sessions. Focus is on learning how to guide the specialties of Recreation, Fishing, Hunting, Sea Kayaking, or Tidewater Fishing.

Course will not include needed to test for Registered Maine Guide: $55 fingerprint background check, First Aid and CPR certificate, and $100/specialty IF&W test application fee. Students need access to a computer/tablet with audio and video capabilities a printer, and a 2 degree baseplate compass.

Instructor: Alice Bean Andrenyak

Online Live - Zoom

10 Tuesdays, 7-10 pm

Begins: January 19, 2021 (No class Feb. 16, 2021)

Cost: $500

Instructor has been a teacher in public education, adult education, online education, as well as non-profit organizations since 1968. Alice is a Master Maine Guide who is a former Guide's Board Examiner with over 20 years actively guiding in Maine. 

Jan 19, 2021 07:00 PM

Jan 26, 2021 07:00 PM

Feb 2, 2021 07:00 PM

Feb 9, 2021 07:00 PM

Feb 23, 2021 07:00 PM

Mar 2, 2021 07:00 PM

Mar 9, 2021 07:00 PM

Mar 16, 2021 07:00 PM

Mar 23, 2021 07:00 PM

Mar 31, 2021 07:00 PM

Apr 6, 2021 07:00 PM

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Map & Compass Level 1


with Alice Bean Andrenyak

Calendar Feb 4, 2021 at 7 pm, runs for 2 weeks

Learn how to: read a topographic map and DeLorme Gazetteer, map colors, symbols used, topography, latitude and longitude location finding, parts of a compass, how to create a bearing on maps and outside, determine distances. Online class on Zoom with a separate online textbook.

Students must have a baseplate 2 degree compass, access to a computer with audio and video and a printer. All handouts will be in their online textbook course at


About your Instructor:

Master Maine Guide who has been guiding for over 40 years, running her own full year guiding business (Alice's Awesome Adventures), former Inland Fisheries and Wildlife Guides Board Examiner, and 1:1 trainer. Many current Registered Maine Guides trained with me. She has been a teacher in public education, adult education, online education, and for non-profit organizations since 1968.

CDL Class B: Dump Truck or Bus


with Nancy Frost

Calendar Feb 16, 2021 , runs for 4 weeks

This class prepares students to meet the Maine DMV Class B driving requirements. The course consists of 42 hours of classroom instruction to prepare students for the state CDL written and skills exam and 30 hours of one-on-one driving instruction to prepare students for the state road test.

Class fee covers:  class and driving fees, permit fee made payable to Secretary of State, one endorsement (Bus, Tank, or Hazmat), physical examination by certified doctor, one state driving test (including use of the vehicle for testing purposes). Additional endorsements of Bus, Tank and Hazmat are $25 each.

Instructor: Nancy Frost
Classes meet on the following dates and times:
Tuesdays, 3:30 - 9 PM
February 16 & 23, March 2, 9 & 16, 2021
Saturdays, 8 AM - 2:30 PM
February 27, March 6 & 13, 2021
Driving time arranged individually.
Location: PDC, 75 North Road, Readfield
Registration: $2,500

Because of the current unprecedented need for financial assistance, a payment plan is available for this class. A $250 deposit will reserve a class seat with the remaining balance made payable before the student begins their required driving instruction.

If additional financial assistance is needed to help you reach your educational goals, the HOPE Program is able to assist qualified applicants. The Maine Department of Health and Human Services, Office for Family Independence, offers The Higher Opportunities for Pathways to Employment (HOPE) Program to parents who are pursuing training and education beyond high school that results in industry-recognized certificates or licenses. To learn more about the HOPE Program and to see if you qualify for this student financial support program, please visit the HOPE website at: or call (207) 624-4170.

For additional information about registration, please call the Maranacook Adult Education office at 685-4923 x1065.

Payment plan available: $250 deposit plus 8 payments of $281.25, paid weekly.

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