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February 2018

5-Week Beginner Bee School (Calais)

February 6 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Tuesday, repeating until February 20, 2018

Washington County Community Center, 1 College Drive
Calais, ME 04619 United States
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$60

This 5-week beginner beekeeping course will introduce you to the honey bee colony, hive management and honey production, and is taught by a Master Beekeeper with experience teaching beginner and advanced courses in downeast Maine. Registration fee includes The Bee-Sentials Field Guide by Lawrence J. Conner with Robert Muir. To register online, visit extension.umaine.edu/washington/introduction-to-beekeeping-calais/.

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5-Week Beginner Bee School (Machias)

February 7 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until February 21, 2018

University of Maine at Machias, 116 Obrien Avenue
Machias, ME 04654 United States
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$60

This 5-week beginner beekeeping course will introduce you to the honey bee colony, hive management and honey production, and is taught by a Master Beekeeper with experience teaching beginner and advanced courses in downeast Maine. Registration fee includes The Bee-Sentials Field Guide by Lawrence J. Conner with Robert Muir. To register online, visit extension.umaine.edu/washington/programs/introduction-to-beekeeping-course/.

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Strengthening Your Facilitation Skills Level 1 (Southern Maine)

February 8 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on January 18, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on February 1, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on February 8, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on February 15, 2018 at 1:00pm

Sanford City Hall, 919 Main Street
Sanford, ME 04073 United States
$125

Facilitation skills are not routinely learned and practiced. If you have ever been in a role that you wished you had more skills or practice for, then Strengthening Your Facilitation Skills, Level 1 is for you.  Thursdays, January 4, 18, February 1, 15 and March 1, 2018. Back up snow dates on March 8 and 15.  

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Beekeeping: Queens and Nucs — Intermediate Level (Falmouth)

February 13 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until February 20, 2018

Regional Learning Center, 75 Clearwater Dr., Suite 104
Falmouth, ME 04105 United States
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$35

This five hour class will cover the basics of starting your own sustainable apiary program through queen rearing and nucleus colony management. Designed for the small scale “back yard” beekeeper, students will learn how to raise and handle queens and how to move from queen rearing into nucleus colony creation and management. This class will be held on two consecutive Tuesdays, starting Feb. 13 and ending Feb. 20.

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5-Week Beginner Bee School (Calais)

February 13 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Tuesday, repeating until February 20, 2018

Washington County Community Center, 1 College Drive
Calais, ME 04619 United States
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$60

This 5-week beginner beekeeping course will introduce you to the honey bee colony, hive management and honey production, and is taught by a Master Beekeeper with experience teaching beginner and advanced courses in downeast Maine. Registration fee includes The Bee-Sentials Field Guide by Lawrence J. Conner with Robert Muir. To register online, visit extension.umaine.edu/washington/introduction-to-beekeeping-calais/.

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5-Week Beginner Bee School (Falmouth)

February 14 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until February 14, 2018

Regional Learning Center, 75 Clearwater Dr., Suite 104
Falmouth, ME 04105 United States
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$100

This is a great opportunity for new beekeepers, prior to their first year of bees, or it can be a great refresher course for beekeepers just now going into their first winter — and even those with a couple of years of experience who want to refresh their skills and knowledge. This Beginner Bee Course consists of 5 sessions and will be taught by two Master Beekeepers, Peter Richardson and Jack Hildreth. The fee covers the cost of the textbook (The Beekeeper’s…

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5-Week Beginner Bee School (Machias)

February 14 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until February 21, 2018

University of Maine at Machias, 116 Obrien Avenue
Machias, ME 04654 United States
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$60

This 5-week beginner beekeeping course will introduce you to the honey bee colony, hive management and honey production, and is taught by a Master Beekeeper with experience teaching beginner and advanced courses in downeast Maine. Registration fee includes The Bee-Sentials Field Guide by Lawrence J. Conner with Robert Muir. To register online, visit extension.umaine.edu/washington/programs/introduction-to-beekeeping-course/.

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Strengthening Your Facilitation Skills Level 1 (Southern Maine)

February 15 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on January 18, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on February 1, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on February 8, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on February 15, 2018 at 1:00pm

Sanford City Hall, 919 Main Street
Sanford, ME 04073 United States
$125

Facilitation skills are not routinely learned and practiced. If you have ever been in a role that you wished you had more skills or practice for, then Strengthening Your Facilitation Skills, Level 1 is for you.  Thursdays, January 4, 18, February 1, 15 and March 1, 2018. Back up snow dates on March 8 and 15.  

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Sew Much Fun Winter 4-H Club (Dover-Foxcroft)

February 20 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 1:00pm, repeating until February 22, 2018

University of Maine Cooperative Extension, Piscataquis County Office, 165 Main St
Dover-Foxcroft, ME 04426 United States
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$5

Special interest (SPIN) 4-H Club to learn quilting techniques from experienced quilters.

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Beekeeping: Queens and Nucs — Intermediate Level (Falmouth)

February 20 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until February 20, 2018

Regional Learning Center, 75 Clearwater Dr., Suite 104
Falmouth, ME 04105 United States
+ Google Map
$35

This five hour class will cover the basics of starting your own sustainable apiary program through queen rearing and nucleus colony management. Designed for the small scale “back yard” beekeeper, students will learn how to raise and handle queens and how to move from queen rearing into nucleus colony creation and management. This class will be held on two consecutive Tuesdays, starting Feb. 13 and ending Feb. 20.

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5-Week Beginner Bee School (Calais)

February 20 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Tuesday, repeating until February 20, 2018

Washington County Community Center, 1 College Drive
Calais, ME 04619 United States
+ Google Map
$60

This 5-week beginner beekeeping course will introduce you to the honey bee colony, hive management and honey production, and is taught by a Master Beekeeper with experience teaching beginner and advanced courses in downeast Maine. Registration fee includes The Bee-Sentials Field Guide by Lawrence J. Conner with Robert Muir. To register online, visit extension.umaine.edu/washington/introduction-to-beekeeping-calais/.

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Sew Much Fun Winter 4-H Club (Dover-Foxcroft)

February 21 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 1:00pm, repeating until February 22, 2018

University of Maine Cooperative Extension, Piscataquis County Office, 165 Main St
Dover-Foxcroft, ME 04426 United States
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$5

Special interest (SPIN) 4-H Club to learn quilting techniques from experienced quilters.

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5-Week Beginner Bee School (Machias)

February 21 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until February 21, 2018

University of Maine at Machias, 116 Obrien Avenue
Machias, ME 04654 United States
+ Google Map
$60

This 5-week beginner beekeeping course will introduce you to the honey bee colony, hive management and honey production, and is taught by a Master Beekeeper with experience teaching beginner and advanced courses in downeast Maine. Registration fee includes The Bee-Sentials Field Guide by Lawrence J. Conner with Robert Muir. To register online, visit extension.umaine.edu/washington/programs/introduction-to-beekeeping-course/.

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Sew Much Fun Winter 4-H Club (Dover-Foxcroft)

February 22 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 1:00pm, repeating until February 22, 2018

University of Maine Cooperative Extension, Piscataquis County Office, 165 Main St
Dover-Foxcroft, ME 04426 United States
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$5

Special interest (SPIN) 4-H Club to learn quilting techniques from experienced quilters.

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5-Week Beginner Bee School (Calais)

February 22 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Thursday, repeating until March 22, 2018

Anderson Learning Center, 21 Bradeen Street
Springvale, ME 04083 United States
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$95

This 5-week beginner beekeeping course will introduce you to the honey bee colony, hive management and honey production, and is taught by a Master Beekeeper with over 10 years’ experience teaching beginner and advanced courses in southern Maine. To register online, visit extension.umaine.edu/york/programs/beginner-bee-school/.

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5-Week Beginner Bee School (Springvale)

February 22 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Thursday, repeating until March 22, 2018

Anderson Learning Center, 21 Bradeen Street
Springvale, ME 04083 United States
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$95

This 5-week beginner beekeeping course will introduce you to the honey bee colony, hive management and honey production, and is taught by a Master Beekeeper with over 10 years’ experience teaching beginner and advanced courses in southern Maine. This course takes place over five consecutive Thursdays, starting Feb. 22 and ending March 22.  

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Preserving Cranberries with Laurie Bowen (Orono)

February 27 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Orono Middle School, 14 Goodridge Drive
Orono, ME 04473 United States
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$26

In this one-night class, you will learn the basic steps for safely canning and freezing great tasting and healthy cranberries. All participants will receive a food preservation packet and will learn recommended methods for preserving foods. Everyone will go home with a jar of what we make that evening. The $26 course fee covers the cost of all materials used in this class.

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March 2018

5-Week Beginner Bee School (Calais)

March 1 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Thursday, repeating until March 22, 2018

Anderson Learning Center, 21 Bradeen Street
Springvale, ME 04083 United States
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$95

This 5-week beginner beekeeping course will introduce you to the honey bee colony, hive management and honey production, and is taught by a Master Beekeeper with over 10 years’ experience teaching beginner and advanced courses in southern Maine. To register online, visit extension.umaine.edu/york/programs/beginner-bee-school/.

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5-Week Beginner Bee School (Springvale)

March 1 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Thursday, repeating until March 22, 2018

Anderson Learning Center, 21 Bradeen Street
Springvale, ME 04083 United States
+ Google Map
$95

This 5-week beginner beekeeping course will introduce you to the honey bee colony, hive management and honey production, and is taught by a Master Beekeeper with over 10 years’ experience teaching beginner and advanced courses in southern Maine. This course takes place over five consecutive Thursdays, starting Feb. 22 and ending March 22.  

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Preserving the Harvest — Pickling (Hampden)

March 1 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Hampden Academy, 89 Western Avenue
Hampden, ME 04444 United States
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$26

Presented by Laurie Bowen In this hands-on, one night workshop, our partners from UMaine’s Cooperative Extension will teach you the basics of canning, including how to use a water bath canner to pickle. Fresh produce and canning jars will be provided. The course fee includes all materials for the evening.

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