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with Meleena Erikson
Are you interested in learning how to felt? Using a special needle and wool (provided), you will learn how to turn wool into adorable items. Students will be able to choose between several items to felt; including, a bunny, a chick or a penguin.
Making Milk Soap
with Laurel Lopez
Please note the date change - this class has moved to 2/25/2020. Milk soap is the best moisturizer! Learn how to make this wonderful, luxurious soap and take a batch home too! You will have a choice of cow's milk or goat's milk (please indicate which you prefer at the time of registration). A supply list is available upon registration. A materials fee of $20 is due to the instructor at class.
with Nancy Kelley
Anyone can learn yoga! This is a yoga class for those new to yoga or those wanting a basic flow class. This class introduces foundational yoga postures, teaches you how to breathe, 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.
In The Dough, In The Know
with Debra Arter
Who can resist the smell of fresh bread baking? Learn how to mix, knead, proof and shape basic yeast dough. Learn how to create cloverleaf rolls, butter crescents, cinnamon swirls, tea rings, and caramel pecan rolls, whole-wheat rolls and an economical savory braid! You will learn what gluten is really about! Various yeast bread recipes will be shared and discussed. Leave with a basket of yummy, warm samples! All baking levels are welcome for this hands-on class. Bring an apron, rolling pin, cutting board and plastic tubs an/or a plastic bag.
with Marge Otis
This silhouette technique can be done with a variety of subjects and background tones! On this shaped buoy we will do a Coastal Lighthouse scene. The buoy has a flat back so you can hang it on the wall! Students need to bring acrylic brushes to class. A materials fee of $12.00 is due to instructor at class.
The Bee School
with David LeGloahec
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 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.