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Our Classes

SerenityShift: Subconscious Healing for Anxiety Alleviation

$75

with Cary Ouellette

Calendar Next available session starts Apr 4, 2024 at 3 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Experience the shift towards serenity with "SerenityShift," a session crafted to alleviate anxiety through subconscious energy healing. Explore the intricacies of your subconscious mind and participate in a guided breathing exercise aimed at releasing negative patterns. Foster self-reflection through journaling, engage in enriching discussions and elevate the entire process with the soothing influence of essential oils. Join us for an enlightening journey where self-awareness, intentional breathing, and holistic elements converge, creating a foundation for lasting anxiety relief. *No Class: 4/18.

Get To Know Your iPad/iPhone

$65

with Andrew Edwards

Calendar Next available session starts Apr 4, 2024 at 4 pm, runs for 4 weeks
1 additional session on Jul 11, 2024

Join us to discover how to use your iPad/iPhone! A class for all to enliven your life through this astounding device. We'll cover everything you need to know to feel comfortable and get the most out of this powerful tool. Bring your iPad/iPhone and learn to navigate your device comfortably, set up assistive technologies, create art, explore the web, take and share photos and videos, and more! Digital artist Andrew Elijah Edwards shares his knowledge and answers any questions you have in a supportive, community environment. ***NO CLASS: 11/23.

Drawing with Wool
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Drawing with Wool

$135

with Megan Franasiak

In this course, we will explore two-dimensional felting techniques including wet felting and needle felting. Students will learn how to create fiber works incorporating wool while focusing on color usage and basic drawing techniques. Students may also incorporate other fiber media if desired. No experience is required! Materials will be provided.

Fair Play 101: A System for Fairly Dividing Household Responsibilities

$25

with Sandi Konta

Calendar Next available session starts Apr 4, 2024 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

The Fair Play Method is a time and anxiety-saving system that offers couples a completely new way to divvy up their domestic responsibilities. This system can be helpful at any stage of life - from new roommates to expecting parents to retirees.Fair Play is not about blame or scorekeeping. Instead, Fair Play is about creating a fair and equitable division of domestic labor rooted in your shared values. It's about taking the time to have the conversations that matter to bring your shared vision to life. You'll leave the course with a new vocabulary for talking about domestic life, a strategy for sharing the mental load, and concrete steps for getting started. Participants will receive a downloadable copy of the Fair Play cards, a quickstart Fair Play guide, and more. Sandi Konta is a Maine-based Certified Fair Play Facilitator.

Get To Know Your PC!

$65

with Andrew Edwards

Calendar Next available session starts Apr 4, 2024 at 6 pm, runs for 4 weeks
1 additional session on Aug 8, 2024

Learn to use your PC computer like a pro with professional digital artist, Andrew Elijah Edwards. This course is for newcomers to Microsoft Windows operating system or those wishing to go deeper with their digital workflow learning new tips & tricks. Make the most of these powerful digital tools and up your digital expertise. ***Please note: No PCs will be provided for this course. This course will cover basic information about PC computers through a show & tell/lecture-style format.

How Money Works

Free

with Sarah Blondin

Calendar Next available session starts Apr 4, 2024 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Are you living paycheck to paycheck? Struggling with debt? Looking for a better way? Come learn the power of having a customized strategy, how to overcome common financial obstacles, eliminate debt and avoid costly mistakes many investors unintentionally make!

Scones Are Simple

$45

with Deb Arter

Calendar Next available session starts Apr 4, 2024 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

In this workshop, we will make a variety of delightful scone recipes ranging from savory to fruity in one evening. You can choose to gift these or to use as the cornerstone of a brunch or breakfast for your family. No need to buy special equipment or exotic ingredients. This class will fill quickly and class size is limited. Debra will show you how easy these treats are to make and decorate artfully. Bring containers to take home baked goods! No experience necessary! $10 materials fee included.

Spanish: Beyond Beginners

$85

with Jean Twomey

Calendar Next available session starts Apr 4, 2024 at 6 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Expand your speaking, reading and writing as we continue with Dorothy Richmond's Basic Spanish book. Bring your book to the first class. *No class: 4/18.





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