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Scone Home: A Night of Scone Delights

$40

with Deb Arter

Calendar Oct 28, 2021 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

You do not need to be ET to make a wonderful scone! If you've had flat or tough and dry scones, this might be just the class you have been waiting to attend. Debra will show you step-by-step how to make light and tender Chocolate Cherry Scones, Apricot Ginger Scones and Bacon, Cheddar, Chive Scones, as well as Basic Scones. This class will be participatory and samples of all items will be tasted and the rest divided among the class. Remember to bring a container to take home samples. Class size limited. Cost of the course includes $10 material fee. No experience necessary. No discounts.

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Astrology: Your Rising, Sun, and Moon Signs

$35

with Peggy Schick

Calendar Nov 1, 2021 at 6:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Your birth chart (zodiac) is a 360-degree “map” of the sky at the time you were born. Each celestial body represents a part of your psyche and tells its own story. This workshop introduces astrology as a framework for understanding core parts of your personality by coming to understand your Sun, Moon, and Rising signs, which tell the story of you in the day-to-day, how you process emotion, and your external persona. At least two days before class, registrants must email peggyschick@gmail.com to provide their city/state of birth, exact time, and date of birth. Registrants will receive a printed copy of their birth chart and a handout at the time of the class. No discounts.

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Canoe Paddle Carving

$115

with Ken Wise

Calendar Nov 3, 2021 at 6 pm, runs for 4 weeks

In this hands-on workshop, you will create a beautiful and useful canoe paddle using hand tools. We will explore traditional designs and local woods. All tools and materials will be provided. Some previous woodworking or spoon carving experience is suggested. Material fee of $35 is included.

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Makeup Techniques for Your Features

$30

with Candace Sanborn

Calendar Nov 4, 2021 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Do you avoid wearing makeup because you don't like looking "made up"? Have your features changed with time and you’re not sure what to do? Come learn easy makeup tips that give you an enhanced, natural appearance! Together with the instructor and classmates, you will identify your face, eye and lip shapes then learn easy application techniques for your features. Please bring your own makeup and small mirror to class. No discounts.

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Pies and Tarts Oh My!

$40

with Deb Arter

Calendar Nov 4, 2021 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Have you suffered through pastry mishaps or despaired over runny pie filling? Let Debra help you with that. In one evening, we will make a standard two-crust Apple Pie that will get rave reviews every time you make it, as well as a fresh fruit tart that is sure to please. Hands-on time with instruction, recipes, tips and liberal tasting opportunities assure that this is a class you won’t want to miss. Be sure to bring a plastic tub to take home samples, as well as an apron and your favorite rolling pin that has been gathering dust in the closet! Class size limited. $10 material fee included. No discounts.

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Astrology & Past Lives

$35

with Peggy Schick

Calendar Nov 8, 2021 at 6:30 pm, runs for 1 week

The astrological birth chart describes not only an individual’s life experience in their current incarnation, but it also provides insights into the soul’s evolutionary themes that have been carried forward into this life from past life experience. This presentation will look at a few examples of reincarnated souls and the astrological patterns that link them to each other. We will also look at a few astrological points in students’ charts and talk about possible past life indications. At least two days prior to class, students must email peggyschick@gmail.com with their date of birth, exact time of birth, and city/state of birth. Students should have reliable internet and an audio- and video-enabled device to participate. No discounts.

Full Course

Pine Needle Baskets

$45

with Zack Rouda

Calendar Nov 9, 2021 at 5 pm, runs for 1 week

White pine (Maine’s state flower) and Red pine are ubiquitous throughout the region and provide a vital pool of resources for human and nonhuman Mainers alike. Pine needles are beautiful, strong, and can be coiled and sewn together to make jewelry, hats, lovely usable baskets and/or adorably tiny ones. Learn to identify; regeneratively gather and harvest; properly store and process; and weave with pine needles. We'll cover the basics of coiled basketry, which is a global, ancient human skill. Every participant will make a basket to take home. Price includes all required tools and materials. No discounts.

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Beginning Spanish II

$80

with Laurie Howell

Calendar Nov 10, 2021 at 6:30 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Please note:  There will be no class on Nov 24.  Class will extend 1 week, ending 12/22.  Continue developing skills in grammar, pronunciation, vocabulary, spelling and conversation in this beginner's class. Students are responsible for ordering their own book prior to the start of class: “Basic Spanish” (2nd or 3rd edition), by Dorothy Richmond.  

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