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Fresh Flavors of Hawaii


with Chris Toy

Calendar Aug 13, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Chris spent the month of February in Hawaii! Come and see what he learned between walking the beaches, rainforests and lava fields. Join Chris for a taste of Hawaii with some Hawaiian Salmon Poke Salad, the Classic Hawaiian comfort food Loco Moco, and smokey and tangy Huli Huli Chicken. Bring an empty stomach and empty containers for possible leftovers! $10 food fee included in the cost. No discounts.

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Gardening is for the Birds, the Bees and Other Wildlife Too!


with Amy Witt/Earth Walkers

Calendar Jul 10, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Gardens bring delight to gardeners, visitors, and people passing by. They can also provide important habitat for birds, bees, butterflies and other animals that bring your landscape to life with activity. Discover ways to attract beneficial wildlife to your garden using ecologically friendly gardening practices. No discounts.

Green Cleaning with Essential Oils


with Rachel Sanders

Calendar Jun 20, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Easy on your wallet and effective against bacteria! Make and take home an all-purpose cleaner, dusting spray, glass cleaner and foaming hand soap. Leave with a list of ingredients and supplies to have on hand. A list of essential oils best for cleaning and the properties that make them so effective will be provided, along with various articles/educational materials. A $15 materials fee is included in the cost of the course.

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Grilling Extravaganza
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Grilling Extravaganza


with Chris Toy

Calendar Jun 27, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Nothing tastes better than a backyard barbecue! Learn new tricks for classic grilled foods. Chris will teach his favorite open-fire recipes straight from the restaurants where he was trained. The class will include steak, chicken, grilled fish, Portobello mushrooms, grilled corn on the cob, and grilled vegetables. Bring your appetite and kick off the summer with style! Don’t forget to bring containers to take home any leftovers! $10 food fee included in the cost. No discounts.

Hand-piecing & Hand-quilting


with Susan Fides

Calendar Jul 29, 2018 at 1 pm, runs for 3 weeks

No need to lug around a heavy sewing machine when traveling or going to camp or cottage! This is a portable way to continue quilting when not at home, or when you want to sit and stitch while watching television. First week the class will meet for one hour from 1-2 PM, weeks two and three class will meet for two hours from 1-3 PM

Herbs for your First Aid Kit- Make your own healing salve!


with Katie Munn

Calendar Aug 7, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Do you spend a lot of time outside in the summer? Do you travel a lot? Would you like to know what the go-to herbs are to have on hand? If so come join Katie Munn for this interesting class that will discuss common herbs that are wonderful to have on hand for everything from scratches, cuts, burns to headaches or diarrhea. At the end of class we will all make our own healing salve to take home to put in our first aid kit! No discounts.

Impressionist Portrait Painting


with Missy H. Dunaway

Calendar Jul 2, 2018 at 9 am, runs for 4 weeks
See the world as your favorite Impressionist painters did! Students will learn the basics of oil painting, including how to lay out a palette, mix colors, and render the nuance of color in natural light. This class combines principles learned in Missy’s Portraiture for Beginners class and Impressionism for Beginners class. We will render a clothed model in oil paint outdoors to study the effects of sunlight on skin, while continuing our study of the human form and capturing likeness. Classes will be held outdoors weather permitting. $15 model fee is included in the cost of the course.

Intro to Tarot


with Rose Morris

Calendar Jul 16, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Are you interested in the history of the Tarot and the story of the cards? We will briefly discuss all the aspects of the cards including Numerology, Astrology, Symbology and color themes throughout the cards and how they connect to the study of Qabalah. You will learn the difference between the Major and Minor Arcana and the stories of them both! No discounts.

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