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Cuban Salsa, beginners Session III

$75

with Anna Golendukhina

Calendar May 15, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Join us for an introduction to Cuban Salsa! Students will learn the basics of the Salsa footwork and some simple, fun moves that will get you out on the dance floor. You will learn how to connect with any partner, and build your confidence dancing to different styles and tempos of music. Partner is not required but recommended. No class June 12.

Cuban Salsa, Level 2 Session III

$80

with Anna Golendukhina

Calendar May 15, 2020 at 7 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Join us for Cuban Salsa level 2 class! Students will continue learning new moves and different Salsa footwork. You will learn how to connect with any partner, and build your confidence dancing to different styles and tempos of music. Partner is not required but recommended! No class June 12.

Recycled Driftwood Tree

$40

with Chris Toy

Calendar May 18, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Move over bonsai trees! A handcrafted tabletop driftwood tree will add a touch of the Maine coast to your home decor. Join Chris for this fun, hands on craft activity using driftwood, beach stones, and recycled wire from political signs. Chris will supply all materials but feel free to bring your own supplies from your walks along the shore, battery powered drills, and garden clippers. Material fee of $5 included. No discounts.

Financial Literacy for Families with Little Ones

$20

with Cindy Smith

Calendar May 20, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Children and money – there’s more to it than keeping a piggy bank. Most adults wish they learned more about money when they were younger so they could avoid the financial pitfalls of adulthood. In this interactive class, parents will leave with fun activities to use with their children to help them understand money and how it works in our world. This class is for adults only. No discounts.

Mosaic Stepping Stone

$45

with Art Night Out

Calendar May 20, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Create your unique path with the help of a stepping-stone. Learn how to use mosaic tools while working with our extensive tile collection. Pour your cement and take the form home to be removed the next day. Workshop fee includes all materials to make one 9-inch stepping-stone. No discounts.

Coal-Burned Spoon Carving

$40

with Zack Rouda

Calendar May 21, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Coal-burning is an ancient method of using fire to shape wood. Learning basic knife safety and different fundamental carving techniques you will use a burning coal from the fire to make a spoon bowl. This is a simple, safe introduction to the wide world of wood carving. No required texts, books, special materials, etc. All tools and materials included. Everyone makes a spoon to take home. No discounts.

Native American Beading
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Native American Beading

$50

with Trisha Morey

Beadwork is an art form expressed and practiced throughout Native American tribes. Each tribe has designs, colors, patterns and techniques which identify them. This one-night workshop will give a quick history of traditional beadwork of the Wabanaki people, color representation, and the difference between the traditional materials and the materials we use today. We will then dive into a beading project and produce a finished piece. No discounts.

Make & Can Strawberry Jam

$40

with Allison Carroll Duffy

Calendar Jun 2, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Strawberry season is almost here! And what better way to enjoy these berries than in homemade strawberry jam? Join Allison Carroll Duffy, Master Food Preserver and cookbook author, for this hands-on workshop where you’ll learn not only how to make strawberry jam, but also how to can and preserve it--so that you can enjoy it year round! We’ll cover the basics of safe home canning, including proper procedures, techniques, and use of tools and equipment. Then we’ll learn hands-on by making a big batch of strawberry jam, and canning it using the boiling water bath method. There will be plenty of jam to taste, and each participant will go home with a jar of jam to enjoy. $10 material fee included. No discounts.





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