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Choosing Your Four Legged Friend
with Susan Bailey
Are you thinking of adding a new dog or cat to your household? Should you have a puppy, kitten or fully grown new friend? Choosing the pet for your home and family will determine the success of this important venture. You'll learn about the personalities and traits of various breeds/mixes, what to expect when bringing your new pet home and how to make that transition as smooth as possible. We'll discuss adopting from shelters and rescue organizations, buying from breeders, associated costs, potential challenges and how to solve them. Dr. Susan Bailey, owns Porchside Veterinary Clinic in Dresden.
Christmas Sugar Cookies - Edible Art!
with Kristine Hoffer
Join us for an evening of decorating amazingly artful sugar cookies with royal icing. Learn how to create piping with multiple techniques including pipe & flow; wet on wet; dry brush; faux knitting; sugar crystalling, and scrollwork. Cookies will be pre-baked for the class, but we will go over techniques for baking the perfect cookie to be a canvas for your icing artwork. We will mix icings together, learning how to tint and thin. Take home one dozen cookies, (two each of six different techniques.) Bring one cookie tray with lid or multiple shallow, flat containers with lids to take cookies home to dry. All cookies, icing, tools, and materials will be provided. Detailed instructions and recipes will also be provided to take home. A materials fee of $15 is payable to instructor at class.
Christmas Tree Wall Hanging-Session I
with Lynn Irish
Christmas Tree Wall Hanging-Session II
with Lynn Irish
Consumer Matters: Scams and More
with Martha Currier
Learn how to be a smart consumer and how to identify and avoid scams. In this class taught by Martha Currier, a Complaint Examiner from the Consumer Protection Division of the Maine Attorney General's office, get the answers to these questions: Why are there so many scams and do people really fall for them? How do I know whether that pop-up ad is legit? When I purchase something, what protections does Maine law provide? What tactics should automatically make me question whether an ad is authentic? What should I do if I fall for a scam? How can I avoid being a victim of identity theft? The Attorney General's Office Consumer Protection Division fields approximately 12,000 calls per year and can answer all of these questions.
Cooking German Night-Spaetzle, Schnitzel, and Strudel
with Debra Arter
If your mouth waters when you hear schnitzel, spaetzle and strudel, this is the class for you! We will prepare various schnitzels with a side dish of German cucumber salad, taste pink sauerkraut, make a quick version of apfelstrudel and, of course, practice making plain and cheese spaetzle. All recipes provided and generous samples will be shared by all. Bring your meat mallets and steak knives to class as well as an apron and two sealed tubs to take home "planned overs." You will get to eat a full meal! $10.00 material fee is included in the registration fee for all ingredients and materials fee. Deb Arter lived and dined in the asparagus capital of Germany for years - join her for oompah music and delicious dishes.
Cooking Matters for Adults
with Courtney Roderick
In this series of six FREE, fun and interactive cooking and nutrition classes, participants will learn how to shop, cook, and eat healthy on a budget. All materials will be provided at no cost and participants will cook a delicious meal and eat together at every class. They will also receive ingredients to make the meal at home again!
Cooking the Mediterranean Way
with MaineGeneral Hospita Healthy Living
You don't need to travel across the globe to experience the health benefits of a Mediterranean Diet. A quick trip to your local grocery store and you can be on your way to discovering delicious flavors and fresh foods that promote health and prevent disease.