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An Introduction and Overview to Tiny House Construction

$45

with Long Branch

Calendar Apr 28, 2018 at 10 am, runs for 1 week

In this class, we will learn the basic fundamentals involved in the tiny house construction process. This is a lecture-based class giving students an overview of tiny house construction, and there will be a completed tiny home at the school that will give students the opportunity to experience how it might “feel” to live in a tiny home. This class is ideal for the person who is contemplating building a tiny house with the goal to have students walk away with the knowledge to make an informed decision. Topics covered in the class are not limited to, but will cover, design considerations, construction techniques, codes, tiny house living. This class will be held at the Long Branch School facility at 25 Main Street in Bowdoinham. Supplies to Bring: Note Pad if desired. No Discounts.

Ballroom Dance, Beginner

$61

with Barbara Charles

Calendar May 2, 2018 at 6:30 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Students get a unique opportunity to learn both Latin and American Ballroom in one class! Latin Ballroom is one of the hottest dance crazes to hit the U.S.; it’s fun, romantic and a great form of exercise. Cruises, nightclubs, weddings, reunions and parties are always more fun when you are dancing, and American Ballroom Dance is a perfect ice breaker. At any social event, the sight of a great dancer moving to a captivating beat is simply irresistible, and now you too can step into that light with confidence. No partner or prior dance experience necessary. In Session I students learn all the basics in Foxtrot, Swing, Salsa and Merengue. In Session II students learn all the basics in Waltz, Rhumba, Cha Cha and Tango. All sessions are held for 6 weeks on Wednesdays at ABSolutely Fit Center, 9 Cumberland Street, Brunswick from 6:30 to 7:30 pm. NO DISCOUNTS

Ballroom Dance, Beginner

$61

with Barbara Charles

Calendar Jun 13, 2018 at 6:30 pm

Students get a unique opportunity to learn both Latin and American Ballroom in one class! Latin Ballroom is one of the hottest dance crazes to hit the U.S.; it’s fun, romantic and a great form of exercise. Cruises, nightclubs, weddings, reunions and parties are always more fun when you are dancing, and American Ballroom Dance is a perfect ice breaker. At any social event, the sight of a great dancer moving to a captivating beat is simply irresistible, and now you too can step into that light with confidence. No partner or prior dance experience necessary. In Session I students learn all the basics in Foxtrot, Swing, Salsa and Merengue. In Session II students learn all the basics in Waltz, Rhumba, Cha Cha and Tango. All sessions are held for 6 weeks on Wednesdays at ABSolutely Fit Center, 9 Cumberland Street, Brunswick from 6:30 to 7:30 pm. NO DISCOUNTS

Ballroom Dance, Intermediate

$61

with Barbara Charles

Calendar May 2, 2018 at 7:30 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Students continue to learn American and Latin Ballroom in this intermediate dance class. Students that have some ballroom and Latin dance experience are welcome - so get ready to perfect your existing dance steps and build confidence with each class. Students continue to learn all the moves in Foxtrot, Swing, Mambo, Merengue, Waltz, Rhumba, Cha Cha and Tango. No partner necessary. All sections are held for 6 weeks on Wednesdays at ABSolutely Fit Center, 9 Cumberland Street, Brunswick from 7:30 to 8:30 pm.No discounts

Ballroom Dance, Intermediate

$61

with Barbara Charles

Calendar Jun 13, 2018 at 7:30 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Students continue to learn American and Latin Ballroom in this intermediate dance class. Students that have some ballroom and Latin dance experience are welcome - so get ready to perfect your existing dance steps and build confidence with each class. Students continue to learn all the moves in Foxtrot, Swing, Mambo, Merengue, Waltz, Rhumba, Cha Cha and Tango. No partner necessary. All sections are held for 6 weeks on Wednesdays at ABSolutely Fit Center, 9 Cumberland Street, Brunswick from 7:30 to 8:30 pm.No discounts

Botanical Drawing Spring Blossoms

$60

with Lili Bates

Calendar May 12, 2018 at 9:30 am, runs for 1 week

Each spring our area trees blossom in abundance, from simple oaks and maples, to dogwood, crabapple, and magnolias. This class will focus on developing your skill at creating depth and texture. Composition will come into play, as your drawings become more finished. Individual attention to each student will be provided to guide you to a completed painting. Drawing experience necessary. Please bring lunch and snacks. No discounts.

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Cake Decorating for the Beginner

$90

with Susan Taylor 

Calendar Apr 24, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 4 weeks

 Have you ever wished you could decorate a cake for family and friends? Cake decorating is creative and fun. Learn the basics of design, construction, borders and flowers with Susan, a graduate of Johnson & Wales University of Culinary Arts. Learn the various icing types and its proper use, basic color theories, freehand design and creating stencils. Students need to bring a cake for the final project.  A $10 material fee is included. No Discounts.

Full Course

Chalk Paint Your Furniture or Kitchen Cabinets

$39

with Miki Earle

Calendar Apr 30, 2018 at 5:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Is there furniture in your home that needs a fresh look? Been dreaming of a new kitchen? This class is for YOU!  Each student will learn the simple Royal Chalk 4-step system for painting your furniture in this course.  In this one evening class, you will learn how to create any look your desire…vintage, cottage, antiqued, modern…. in any painted color you desire at a fraction of the cost of new cabinets or new furniture. No experience required! Miki Earle, creator of The Royal Chalk paint line, has taught hundreds of DIY students to successfully refinish furniture and cabinetry.  Visit the royalchalk.com site to get an idea of the beauty you can create. Bring a small portable piece of furniture (For the sake of time no more than 4 spindles on any piece please)  or wooden craft (cleaned thoroughly in a degreasing soap like DAWN) to paint AND a one cup sample mixed in the color you love of flat low-primer paint. We love the Home Depot BEHR Premium Plus flat sheen 8 ounce samples. They will mix-in your color choice.    Wear paint clothes or an apron and bring a small drop cloth. All chalking materials, finishes, paint brushes and tools will be provided. Materials fee $25 payable to the instructor on the night of class. No discounts.





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