Incoming class at New England School of Communications

BANGOR — The following are among the new students enrolled at the New England School of Communications for fall 2013:

Garrett Anders of Rockport, studying video production in the bachelor of science in communications technology program; Mark Lunt of Tenants Harbor, studying audio engineering in the bachelor of science in communications technology program; Deven Peters of Thomaston, studying video production in the bachelor of science in communications technology program; Christopher Carlson of Tenants Harbor, studying radio broadcasting in the bachelor of science in media studies program.

 

Maine Driving Dynamics course available

ROCKLAND — Maine Driving Dynamics, a state-sponsored 5-hour defensive driving course, will be offered in partnership with RSU 13 Adult Education Saturday, Oct. 5, from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the McLain Building in Rockland.

Those who successfully complete the course will receive a three-point credit on their driving record and students 55 and older can receive an insurance discount from their insurer.

Pre-registration is strongly encouraged. For more information, costs, or to sign up contact 594-9764 or rsu13.maineadulted.org.

Captain license class available

Five Town CSD Adult Education in Rockport is offering a captain's license classes.

Taught by U.S. Coast Guard certified instructors from the American Boat School, LLC, of Marlborough, Conn., there are three class offerings this fall. Captain’s License Info Night, being held Thursday, Oct.  3, from 6 to 7 p.m., is a one-hour informational session for anyone interested in the full Captain’s Course but who needs more information. This class is free but registration is required by calling 236-7800, ext. 274, to reserve a space.

On Thursday, Oct. 10, the two levels of Captain’s License Courses will begin; the OUPV/Six-Pack Level and the Master’s Level. OUPV/Six Pack runs 14 weeks and will qualify graduating students to operate vessels carrying up to six passengers. Master’s Level students continue on for the six weeks following the end of the OUPV class. After graduating from the Master’s Class, students are qualified to operate vessels carrying seven or more passengers.

Call Five Town CSD Adult Education at 236-7800, option 5, to register or for more information or go to fivetowns.maineadulted.org.

Edible, medicinal mushroom course

WALDOBORO — Regional School Unit 40 Adult Education will offer Edible & Medicinal Mushrooms of New England & Eastern Canada with David Spahr at Medomak Valley High School.

Join Spahr, a forest farmer, naturalist and author who has collected, photographed and eaten mushrooms for 35 years. Class meets Tuesday, Oct. 8, from 6 to 8 p.m.

Register by calling 832-5205 or online at msad40.maineadulted.org.