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with Kevin Webb
Personal Safety is designed for any individual who wants the tools to be confident in their everyday life. This class will teach the skills necessary to stay safe in a variety of situations; from outward appearance and confidence level, to utilizing the body as a weapon. Everyday items that can be used as a form of self protection will be addressed as well. This personal safety course will give you the tools necessary to recognize possible dangerous encounters and teach you how to handle them. Focus will be placed on prevention strategies as well as mental and physical preparation. This 3 hour course will employ a variety of techniques that are easy and practical to use. Ages 14+ welcome to attend. No experience is necessary.
Sewing Machine Applique
with Liz Boynton
LEARN TO APPLIQUE! The class will be held at Mystic Maine Quilts in Chelsea. You can pick out a simple Patchability pattern for $9 or choose a pattern of your choice. Fabric requirements come with the pattern. A 10% discount is given to those who purchase a pattern + fabric at Mystic Maine Quilts. If you need assistance, the instructor, Barbara Acord is at the shop on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays.
SUPPLY LIST: APPLIQUE PATTERN, FABRIC, 1/2 YD OF WONDER UNDER, SCISSORS, SEWING MACHINE, & THREAD.
Crochet Granny Square
with Samantha Dimmick
You won’t believe how many things you can do with a granny square! These versatile crochet patterns are the foundation for lots of fun and creative projects. Students will learn how to follow a pattern to create a granny square and how to join squares to create a larger project such as a blanket, tote bag or pillow. Basic knowledge of crochet stitches is required. Bring two skeins of two coordinating colors and hook sizes recommended on label.
Up Close and Personal with the Great Highland Bagpipe
with Vera Maheu
We've all heard Amazing Grace, Auld Lang Syne and many other songs played on the bagpipes. Here's your chance to see how they work! Learn about the different parts of the bagpipes, how to tune them, and how they're different from other instruments. We'll talk about the pipe's history and traditions, find out about available classes and how you can participate in a pipe and drum band. If you're brave enough, you might just get a chance to play them. Are the pipes calling you?
Learn to Play Bridge
with Lynn Izzi
Forget about candy crush and pokemon. Learn the partner based game of bridge and how much fun in-person social gaming can be! Learn the basic framework of this complex card game including how to value your hand, the strategies of card play, the many facets of bidding, game rules and bridge etiquette. After this class, you will know how to set up, bid, play and win a bridge hand! Bring a partner or meet someone new. This addictive game will provide hours of entertainment!
Mozzarella and Ricotta Cheese-Session I
with Diana Mosher
If you love cheese, sign up for this one-night hands-on class! Learn to make ricotta and mozzarella cheese without any special tools or pans. Enjoy a tasting session during class and then take home some of your cheeses to enjoy. Students will need to bring 2, one-pint containers to take cheese home. A materials fee of $8.00 is due to the instructor at class.
Zumba Gold Toning
with Stephanie Dustin
Take the Zumba fun to the next level! This class offers the best of both worlds – the fun of Zumba with the benefits of safe and effective strength training. Easy to follow, health-boosting dance fitness program for baby boomers, active seniors, as wells as those new to Zumba. Through dynamic lightweight resistance training and Zumba dance moves, this class helps participants build muscle strength, increase bone density, and improve mobility, posture and coordination.
Bring water and shoes with no tread that allow you to move easily across floor surfaces.
Technology Skills for College
with Adam Soto
Proficient technology skills are necessary for college success. In this class you will learn and practice essential skills that will improve yourconfidence and ability to complete course work. Document writing andediting (MS Word and Google), preparing presentations (Powerpoint),basic hardware/software maintenance, internet research, digitalcommunication and online learning skills will be taught and practiced.