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with Michael Foster
The Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife’s Hunter Education Course is more than a “gun safety” class. The Home Study Course consists of about 9 hours of classroom instruction broken up into a 3 hour introduction followed by 2 nights of classroom instruction and activities. Students are required to complete a workbook or an online course to obtain a voucher, both of which complement the student manual. Students must demonstrate to the instructor that they can safely handle a firearm, participate in activities, bring in a survival kit with appropriate contents and pass a 50 question test with a grade of at least 70%. Home study is required. You must be on time and attend all three classes. You must be at least 10 years of age before you can take this class.
Three classes: Monday, April 1, Tuesday, April 9, and Thursday, April 11. All classes are 6-9pm and are at the Winthrop Middle School Cafeteria.
Michael Foster is the Maine Inland Fisheries and Wildlife Safety Coordinator for Kennebec County-Hunter Safety, Ourdoor Safety Programs.
Introduction to Cryptocurrency
with Patrick Saucier
This basic overview of bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies and the underlining technology will enable individuals interested in this opportunity to make educated and well-informed decisions. Review of eWallets, different coins and methods of obtaining cryptocurrencies will be covered. Terminology of the cryptoworld, day to day usage and market cycles will also be covered. We will also review warning signs for Ponzi Schemes, and how to protect yourself. This one-night course is a basic overview, reference materal including websites and a suggested reading list will be available to assist you on your journey.
Pet First Aid
with Josh Wheeler
This 3.5 hour course is designed to help pet owners provide temporary, urgent care to pets until they can reach a veterinary or emergency clinic. Training covers a wide array of pet emergencies including bleeding and bite wounds, cardiac arrest, choking, burns, poisoning, trauma and more. Price includes $17.50 book fee. For dates and times call 377-2265
Traditional Goju Ryu Karate
with Martial Arts Institute
The Martial Arts Institute teaches traditional Goju Ryu Karate as it is taught by Kuniyoshikai of Okinawa, Japan. In this 4 week course, students will learn how to block, punch and kick. Partner training and Kata (forms) will also be introduced as means to develop skill and application for the techniques. Students will be exposed to the various components of traditional Karate training as it is done in Okinawa including the language, philosophy and physical techniques. No experience necessary. Ages 8-Adult.
Yoga for Abundant Bodies and Beginner Yogis
with Carol Branning, RYT-200
Inclusive yoga – yoga for EVERY body. This class will introduce students to all aspects of yoga, providing information beyond the poses. The goal of this class is to provide an achievable, safe vinyasa flow for students with larger bodies, to promote strength, flexibility and balance both physically and mentally. Self-acceptance is promoted. Class is held at Winthrop Town Office Multi Purpose Room, 17 Highland Avenue
Yoga for Abundant Bodies III
with Carol Branning, RYT-200
Inclusive yoga – yoga for EVERY body. This class will introduce students to all aspects of yoga, providing information beyond the poses. The goal of this class is to provide an achievable, safe vinyasa flow for students with larger bodies in order to promote strength, flexibility and balance - both physically and mentally. Self-acceptance is promoted. Wear comfortable, stretchy clothing.
Zumba III Mini Session
with Lisa Doyon
Are you ready to party yourself into shape? Zumba combines Latin and International music with a fun and effective workout system. Since its beginning in 2001, the Zumba program has grown to become the world’s largest – and most successful – dance-fitness program with more than 12 million people of all shapes, sizes and ages taking Zumba classes!