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Getting Paid to Talk: An Intro to Voice Over / Online Course


with Voices Coaches

Calendar Current session started Jan 2, 2020

This in-depth web-based class takes you behind-the-scenes into the studio to explore the enormous growth in professional voice acting. From commercials and training material to audiobooks, gaming, education, on-hold messaging, and more, get an inside look at how ordinary people with clear communication skills pursue great voice acting opportunities. This class is presented via the internet and is best suited for viewing on a device connected via wifi. The class includes video and audio. There is also a workbook section that can be downloaded for permanent reference. After purchase, receive instructions, including a unique password, that will allow you to access the class for 48 hours once logged in. Final portion of the class includes multiple choice review and instructions to schedule a one-on-one voice review. To ensure organized scheduling, voice reviews should be scheduled within one week of class participation.

Date: On-going

Location: Online

Open Computer Learning Lab


with Tara Hannan Kent Pelkey

Calendar Current session started Jan 21, 2020 at 5 pm

Do you struggle with technology? Google has many great tools you can use for free! If you want to use Google for personal use, or you use it at work, we will explore the amazing tools provided. Learn to present information, share with colleagues, collaboratively edit, and use other time-saving tools. (If you do not have a current google account, we will create one in the first class.) Bring a laptop or we will have computers available. The beauty of Google is that you can access it anywhere you can go online. Thanks to a generous donation by OTelCo we are able to offer this on-going open lab time at no cost.

Until Help Arrives


with Pete Holmquist

Calendar Next available session starts Jan 29, 2020 at 6 pm
3 additional sessions through May 20, 2020

This FEMA sponsored class provides tools to educate and empower the public to act in an emergency situation before professional help arrives. The program instructs individuals how to provide life saving care before first responders arrive by learning how to protect the injured from harm, stop bleeding, position the injured so they can breathe and to provide comfort to the injured. This approach builds a network of lifesaving individuals throughout the nation. You are the help until help arrives!

Fee: Free but pre-registration required

Raising Poultry at Home


with Melanie Locke

Calendar Next available session starts Feb 11, 2020 at 6 pm

Are you considering raising chickens for tick control or fresh eggs? Maybe you are thinking ducks would be cute waddling around your backyard. We can help you choose the right breed and bird to suit your lifestyle for a harmonious relationship. In this class, we will cover the fundamentals of raising poultry from hatchling to egg laying. The focus will be on proper nutrition, housing for your flock, and predator proofing coops and runs. We will give you all the information you need to raise healthy, happy chickens, ducks, and geese.

Dress For Your Natural Coloring and Face Shape (for Women)


with Candance Sanborn

Calendar Next available session starts Feb 25, 2020 at 6 pm

Have you ever noticed when you are wearing certain colors people comment on your looks? Learn how to look healthier and more attractive by dressing for your eye, hair and skin coloring as well as for your face shape. In this one evening workshop each attendee will have the opportunity to be draped in different shades of colors to demonstrate how choosing the right shades impacts your appearance and compliments your skin. Participants will also learn their face shape and receive overall tips on how to choose glasses, hairstyles and necklines that are the most flattering for their features. Bring paper and pen to take notes for your next shopping trip or to bring home and redesign what you wear!

Instructor: Candance Sanborn, Owner of Radiant Image

The Psychology of Climate Change: Cultural Impacts in Tuvalu


with Kate Corlew

Calendar Next available session starts Feb 26, 2020 at 6 pm

Tuvalu is a low-lying island nation in the South Pacific that is projected to become uninhabitable due to sea level rise in the next 50-100 years. Tuvaluans are therefore having to contend with an uncertain future, not knowing if their children or grandchildren will be able to life in Tuvalu, or if they will be able to survive as a community elsewhere, or if their families and communities will be scattered. This presentation will provide an overview of the “psychology of climate change” and describe present realities and future prospects faced by one island nation.

Puppy Kindergarten


with Amy Hebert Deanna Raihl

Calendar Next available session starts Feb 26, 2020 at 6:15 pm, runs for 5 weeks

Learn how to evaluate your puppies play habits and body language to ensure safe interactions are encouraged. Teach puppies to focus on you along with the basics of sit, walk on leash, come, down.

For puppies ages 8 weeks to 20 weeks of age only! Proof of vaccines required.

Lab fee: $100 paid to the teacher at the first class

Trick Dog Novice


with Amy Hebert Deanna Raihl

Calendar Next available session starts Feb 26, 2020 at 7:15 pm, runs for 5 weeks

Teach your dog to perform fun tricks, many of which he probably already knows, and perform them in order to earn titles with the AKC. Great way to keep your dogs mind busy during the winter months!

For dogs 6 months and older. Proof of vaccines required.

Lab fee: $100 paid to the teacher at the first class

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