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Intro to Search & Rescue

$19

with Bryan Courtois

Calendar Jan 15, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Become a Maine Association for Search and Rescue (MASAR) certified Search Team Member. Discuss what it takes physically, materially and mentally to be an asset. When the Maine Warden Service needs help they call MASAR. If you have watched North Woods Law then you have seen MASAR teams in action!

Bryan Courtois, President of Pine Tree Search and Rescue (PTSAR), MASAR Search Team Leader, Education Director for MASAR, Wilderness First Responder and Registered ME Guide has been involved with SAR for over 20 years.

Basic Map, Compass & GPS Skills

$19

with Bryan Courtois

Calendar Jan 22, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Learn the basics of using a map, compass and handheld GPS. In this beginners course, focus on finding magnetic bearings on a map and following the bearing in the field. Bring your compass and GPS if you have one. Sample maps will be provided. Section on GPS will focus on various settings and position formats commonly used with a handheld GPS, creating waypoints multiple ways and effectively being able to communicate your position in an emergency.

Bryan Courtois, President of Pine Tree Search and Rescue (PTSAR), MASAR Search Team Leader, Education Director for MASAR, Wilderness First Responder and Registered ME Guide has been involved with SAR for over 20 years.

Feeding & Identifying Winter Birds

$19

with Linda Woodard

Calendar Feb 4, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Explore how birds adapt to the many challenges that Maine’s harsh winter weather brings to our fine-feathered friends! Discover the migratory birds that visit Maine including ducks and birds of prey. Focus on the feeding and identification of winter birds and the various tools available to help accomplish this. Look for our follow up birding class in the spring catalog!

Linda Woodard, an avid bird watcher, has been Director of the Scarborough Marsh Audubon Center for 18 years. She has taught high school biology, bird watching, marsh ecology and a wide variety of environmental topics.

Get to Know the Pepperell Mills

$29

with Dana Peck

Calendar Mar 4, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 2 weeks

Discover the colorful history of the Pepperell Mills!

Cover how they were built from the design, sources of local materials used, construction of several Pepperell Mills from 1840 to 1916 and the notorious figures involved in the mill’s history. The construction of these mills directly effected the growth of the Biddeford/Saco community and helped make them the flourishing, diverse communities we know and love today. Learn everything you’ve been wanting to know about our local mills!

Dana Peck, born and raised locally, is a volunteer with the Biddeford Historical Society. He has always been passionate about the history of our towns and more specifically the historical effect the Pepperell Mills had on them.

Movie Club Series

$65

with Bistra Nikiforova

Calendar Mar 5, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 4 weeks

In this four movie discussion series we will talk about travel, travel to other places and about the journey of self-discovery through movie viewing. Join us for one or more sessions to talk about how far we need to travel to find out who we are. Our viewing list will inspire and inform our ongoing discussions on how friendships, family, community and society shape us and our perception of who we are. Movies available on Amazon Prime, Netflix and the Libby Memorial Library.

Week 1: The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (2012), dir. John Madden

Week 2: Midnight in Paris (2011), dir. Woody Allen

Week 3: Lars and the Real Girl (2007), dir. Craig Gillespie

Week 4: Eat, Pray, Love (2010), dir. Ryan Murphy

Bistra Nikiforova has taught media and communications for 10+ years. She has presented analyses of contemporary American and international films at numerous national conferences and is passionately interested in how viewers relate to the movies they watch.

Movie Club Week 1

$19

with Bistra Nikiforova

Calendar Mar 5, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

In this four movie discussion series we will talk about travel, travel to other places and about the journey of self-discovery through movie viewing. Join us for one or more sessions to talk about how far we need to travel to find out who we are. Our viewing list will inspire and inform our ongoing discussions on how friendships, family, community and society shape us and our perception of who we are. Movies available on Amazon Prime, Netflix and the Libby Memorial Library.

Week 1: The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (2012), dir. John Madden

Bistra Nikiforova has taught media and communications for 10+ years. She has presented analyses of contemporary American and international films at numerous national conferences and is passionately interested in how viewers relate to the movies they watch.

Movie Club Week 2

$19

with Bistra Nikiforova

Calendar Mar 12, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

In this four movie discussion series we will talk about travel, travel to other places and about the journey of self-discovery through movie viewing. Join us for one or more sessions to talk about how far we need to travel to find out who we are. Our viewing list will inspire and inform our ongoing discussions on how friendships, family, community and society shape us and our perception of who we are. Movies available on Amazon Prime, Netflix and the Libby Memorial Library.

Week 2: Midnight in Paris (2011), dir. Woody Allen

Bistra Nikiforova has taught media and communications for 10+ years. She has presented analyses of contemporary American and international films at numerous national conferences and is passionately interested in how viewers relate to the movies they watch.

Movie Club Week 3

$19

with Bistra Nikiforova

Calendar Mar 19, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

In this four movie discussion series we will talk about travel, travel to other places and about the journey of self-discovery through movie viewing. Join us for one or more sessions to talk about how far we need to travel to find out who we are. Our viewing list will inspire and inform our ongoing discussions on how friendships, family, community and society shape us and our perception of who we are. Movies available on Amazon Prime, Netflix and the Libby Memorial Library.

Week 3: Lars and the Real Girl (2007), dir. Craig Gillespie

Bistra Nikiforova has taught media and communications for 10+ years. She has presented analyses of contemporary American and international films at numerous national conferences and is passionately interested in how viewers relate to the movies they watch.





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