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Get Stuffed with Stuffed Pasta


with Chris Toy

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

It looks impressively complicated but filled pasta is actually very easy to make. Chris will teach you how to make great pasta dough every time with delicious and simple fillings. Take the dough, take the fillings and create ravioli and tortellini pasta. Top with a simple sauce before sitting down together to enjoy your creations. Bring your containers in case there’s anything to bring home. Food fee included. No discounts.

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Getting Paid to Talk


with Jenny Marcotte

Calendar Nov 28, 2018 at 6:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Have you ever been told you have a great voice? From audio books and cartoons to documentaries, commercials, and more, this class will introduce you to the growing field of voice over. Learn what the pros look for, how to prepare, and where to find work in your area! We’ll discuss industry pros and cons and play samples from working voice professionals. In addition, you’ll have an opportunity to record a short professional script under the direction of our teacher. This class is lots of fun, realistic, and a great first step for anyone interested in the voice over field. For more info please visit: No discounts.

Getting Started on Etsy


with Meleena Erikson

Calendar Oct 17, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 2 weeks

You have something hand crafted or collected and want to reach a wide audience in order to sell your products. Have you been thinking about selling on Etsy? Join us to learn how to sign up, build your brand, set up your shipping profile, promote your items and take pictures that drive traffic. No Discounts.

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Guitar Class


with Randy Lindsey

Calendar Sep 24, 2018 at 5:30 pm, runs for 10 weeks

Come join our fall semester guitar class! Young guitarists are invited to sign up too, while accompanied by an adult, student or not! You will be playing songs in just a few classes! We will practice chords and strumming and work on reading music in standard notation and guitar tablature, while discussing details about correct technique. Get some new strings, start practicing , and bring lots of enthusiasm and questions about guitar! I will check your guitar for ease of playing. New students - $20 material fee paid to instructor.

Guitar Classical and Flamenco Introduction


with Brian Cullen

Calendar Oct 16, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 5 weeks

There are those who don’t consider the classical guitar as cool as the electric guitar but in reality it has its own special level of amazing. There’s no hiding behind distortion or effect pedals; it’s just you and your talented fingers. There’s beauty in its most raw, natural form. Join Brian Cullen in his 5-week introductory course and learn the basics of solo classical and Flamenco guitar.  Explore two Flamenco forms - Soleares and Tangos; understand what compas, falsetas and rasquedos are; learn to read guitar music and tab. You will learn how to hold the guitar correctly, how to pick with thumb and three fingers, and to play simple solos and chords, including two part playing. Find your own guitar cool. Students must bring a nylon string guitar - a footstool is optional. 

Help! Young Adolescence Has Absconded With My Child!


with Jill Spencer

Calendar Dec 12, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Did you know that 10-14 year olds go through more physical, emotional, and intellectual changes than at any other time in their lives other than infancy? The sweet child of yesterday now rolls her eyes to indicate that parents know nothing. The once chatty fifth grader becomes reluctant to share what’s going on at school or with friends. Clumsiness and injuries seem to abound. What’s a parent to do? Come learn what changes you can expect to see in your child as s/he moves into early adolescence. This light-hearted, but research based session will help you maintain your sanity over the next 3-6 years! No discounts.

Herbal Teas and Potpourri Pouches


with Amy Melissa Witt/Earth Walkers

Calendar Nov 6, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Buying herb tea in pre-packaged bags is as easy as going to the store and laying down your money. It is so much prettier in loose form and transformed into gifts. The natural perfumes of herbs and flowers blended together also make beautiful and subtle scented teas and room fresheners. Learn which popular herbs complement each other and create your own tea and potpourri gift blends. Cost of the course includes $6 material fee; all materials and supplies will be provided. No discounts.

Herbs & Lifestyle for Stress + Anxiety


with Katie Munn

Calendar Oct 10, 2018 at 6:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Are you interested in finding natural stress remedies that will work for you? Life isn’t only about what happens to you — it’s also about how you respond. You have more power over your stress than you may realize - the right herbs can be a potent tool to help you calm the stresses and become more resilient. Join Katie and explore herbs and lifestyle practices to incorporate into your daily life to help lower stress and reduce anxiety. No discounts.

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