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Art Night Out - Wire Bound Seaglass Necklace and Earrings
with Art Night Out
Twist, wrap, and loop your way to a sophisticated design using elements drawn from the sea. Using sterling silver wire, pearls and seaglass, you'll create a lovely necklace and earring set. No drilling required. Bring your own seaglass or choose from our collection. Workshop fee includes all materials to make a pendant and one pair of earrings in sterling silver. There are only 8 seats available for this class. Register early.
Basic Dog Obedience
with John Palange
Do you sometimes feel like your dog is the master? A well trained pet will make life easier and more enjoyable for everyone. In this six-week basic obedience class we will work on teaching your dog to walk without pulling on a leash, heel, sit, down, stay, and come, in a friendly and relaxed way. Dogs should be six months or older. Proof of rabies vaccination must be submitted to Adult Ed office prior to first class. You will need a six-foot leash and an appropriate training collar. John Palange has trained dogs professionally at K-9 Training Center for over 40 years, with other trainers often referring their most “challenging” dogs to him. He specializes in obedience and problem behavior. Check out his website at www.palangedogtraining.com.
Basic Website Design
with Meleena Erikson
Do you need a website for your small business or organization? Not sure how to start? Wordpress is a free, open-source platform that allows you to start small and grow the site as needed, without needing to know any code. In this course, Meleena will walk you through purchasing a domain name, setting up hosting and starting a basic WordPress site. We will cover the basics of set-up, choosing a theme, customizing your templates and how to use plugins. Students are encouraged to bring their laptops and work in real time to get their site launched
with Bob Foster
This bee school is designed to give those who are interested in getting started keeping bees a basic understanding of bee biology, hive dynamics, beekeeping equipment and setting up an apiary, as well as hive management, and understanding and managing pests and diseases. All sessions are taught by experienced beekeepers. The Kennebec Beekeepers Association encourages all who are interested in keeping honeybees and the challenges of beekeeping to join us! A materials fee of $55 includes a text book and one year membership to the Kennebec Beekeepers Association, due to the instructor at first class.
with Jason Goucher
With its chunk-a-chunk sound, whispery nylon strings, and diminutive body, the ukulele is having a moment. Find out why the ukulele is making a strong comeback in this beginner-level class. Students who have some experience with the ukulele are also welcome. Learn about tuning, strumming, fingerpicking, chords, reading tab...then put it all together to learn your first songs. Scales, technique, and easy music theory will also be discussed. Ukulele should be soprano, concert, or tenor size. Ukuleles are available to purchase at local music stores, eBay, or Amazon. Please bring an electric tuner. Students are asked to purchase Hal Leonard Ukulele Method, Book 1, ISBN 9780634079863, from bookseller of their choice.
with Nancy Kelley
Anyone can learn yoga! This is a yoga class for those newer to yoga or those wanting a basic flow class. This class introduces foundational yoga postures, teaches you how to breath, introduces stretching techniques, and helps you feel more comfortable in the yoga practice. This class will move at a slower pace to help the individual feel the benefits of the yoga poses. Expect to be challenged both mentally and physically! Dress in loose clothes and bring a yoga mat.
with Samantha Dimmick
Have you wanted to learn how to crochet, but were overwhelmed by the vast array of available hooks, yarns, stitches, and patterns? In this class, you’ll learn about the tools and materials needed for crocheting, basic stitches, how to troubleshoot mistakes and how to read a yarn label. Students can choose to make a scarf, dish cloth, coffee cup cozy or headband - add a crochet flower for extra appeal. No previous experience is necessary. This class is the foundation for all crochet projects. Supplies needed will be discussed at the first class.
with Darcel Niles
Belly dance is an excellent way to achieve toning and fitness while having fun and getting a good workout. In this class, you will learn belly dance techniques and style while enjoying a variety of music and choreography. For any age or physique, belly dance is one of the best ways to gain confidence and get in shape! This is a beginner class; no experience necessary.