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All Thai'd Up


with Chris Toy

Calendar Next available session starts Nov 20, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Who needs takeout when you can easily create delicious authentic Thai dishes at home? With Chris Toy you will create the flavors that make Thai cuisine uniquely delicious. Learn the techniques for making the perfect Pad Thai, Summer Spring Rolls, and Thai Wonton Soup. As a bonus, Chris will share tips for using and maintaining a wok. Food fee of $10 included in cost. No discounts.

iPhone/iPad Camera, Part II


with Jill Spencer

Calendar Next available session starts Nov 18, 2019 at 1 pm, runs for 1 week

We always have our phones with us and that means we always have a camera at our fingertips. Don’t miss an opportunity to take interesting shots as you move through your day. In this hands-on class we will explore tips and tricks for taking fabulous pictures with your iPhone/iPad camera! We will look at composition, use of light, remote release, editing and more. Come play! No discounts.

Recycled Driftwood Tree


with Chris Toy

Calendar Next session starts Nov 18, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Move over evergreen, a driftwood Christmas tree may just be your new centerpiece for the holidays. Join Chris and create your own unique foot-tall Maine holiday tree using driftwood, will be provided feel free to bring your own drill, branches, and driftwood or stone bases. Material fee of $5 included. No discounts.

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Evergreen Garland & Wreath


with Beth Hawkes

Enjoy the fresh scent and texture of cedar and evergreens all through the holiday season with your handcrafted garland and evergreen wreath. We will use evergreens such as balsam, pine, and fir to create a 15 ft. garland adding the perfect finishing touch to your home for your holiday festivities. Get the best curb appeal in the neighborhood with this beautiful, lush evergreen wreath. Using a variety of evergreens you will have a wreath that will last through the holiday season and beyond. You will add your own flavor to this creation with bows, pinecones, and shiny baubles to add the finishing touches. The price of the class includes all materials to make one 15ft. Garland and one evergreen wreath. Materials fee of $60 included in the price of the course. No discounts.

Chakras, Reiki, Energy Work?


with Mary Maverick

Calendar Next available session starts Nov 20, 2019 at 5:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Learn the basics of your energetic body by exploring popular alternative therapies. Acupuncture, acupressure, therapeutic touch, polarity, Integrated Energy Therapy, Emotional Freedom Technique, CranioSacral Therapy, Color Therapy, and more. Bring your quetions. You'll leave with a good understanding of what these modalities are and what they can and cannot do for you. We'll do some fun exercises and learn how to clear and balance your own energy centers. Enjoy the positive benefits of having clear and balanced energy. No discounts.

Seaglass Hanging Sculpture


with Art Night Out

Calendar Next available session starts Nov 21, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Bring some beach vibes inside with a seaglass hanging sculputre. Learn the secrets to drilling glass and then arrange and secure your pieces with crimp beads on cotton cord with a driftwood top. Use our collection of sea glass, beach stones and shells, or bring your own favorites. Workshop fee includes all materials to make one hanging sculpture. No discounts.

Spanish Extension


with Laurie Howell

Calendar Next available session starts Nov 21, 2019 at 6:30 pm, runs for 4 weeks

4-week extension of Beginning Spanish: November 21, December 5, 12, 19.

Joys of Puff Pastry


with Pat Casey

Calendar Next available session starts Nov 23, 2019 at 10 am, runs for 1 week

Cream puffs, napoleons, fruit turnovers … the list of puff pastry delights is endless. You don’t have to make this delicate pastry from scratch; you can find it in the freezer section of the grocery store! Using a few additional ingredients, you too can make cream-filled delights. $10 material fee included in the cost of the course. No discounts.

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