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3-D Modeling, Printing & Rapid Prototyping

$225

with John Carney

Calendar Jun 20, 2018 at 5:30 pm

This course will familiarize participants with various types of 3D printing technologies. We will discuss how printers can be used in everyday life as well as some industrial uses, and what affordable options are available at the consumer level. You will learn how to model your own printable objects using either Tinkercad or Fusion 360. In the second half of the class we will cover operation and maintenance of extrusion based 3D printers, and you will be able to print your creations. This class is designed for absolute beginners, but all skill levels are welcome. Wed. 6//20-8/15, 5:30-8:30pm.

Building Better Soils

$10

with Katharine Garland

Calendar Aug 21, 2018 at 5 pm

Healthy soil is the foundation for gardening success. Workshop participants will learn the bet methods for analyzing soil quality and how to add amendments (fertilizer, compost, etc.)  to optimize plant growth. Offered by the Cooperative Extension Office of the University of Maine and presented by University of Maine Cooperative Extension Horticulturist, Kate Garland, this workshop is just what you need this summer. 

Intro to Documentary Film Making

$225

with John Carney

Calendar Jun 19, 2018 at 5:30 pm

We will use documentary filmmaking as a vehicle to explore all aspects of the filmmaking process, from conceptualizing an idea, to a finished product. Students will have hands on training with the latest DSLR cameras and supporting equipment, and learn to edit their films using industry standard editing software. The skills learned in the class could be used to jumpstart a career, boost the quality of your YouTube channel or simply improve your critical eye when shooting and sharing home videos. This class has been designed for absolute beginners, but all skill levels are welcome. Tues. 6/19-8/14, 5:30-8:30pm.

Succession Planting

$10

with Katharine Garland

Calendar Jul 10, 2018 at 5 pm

Learn how to get the most production out of your vegetable garden space by planting multiple crops in the same area throughout the growing season. Participants will leave this workshop with ideas on how to make the most of their valuable garden real estate. Offered by the Cooperative Extension Office of the University of Maine and presented by University of Maine Cooperative Extension Horticulturist, Kate Garland, this workshop is just what you need this summer. 





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