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Central Lincoln County Adult Education



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Dance Flow Hooping; Intermediate Level

$59

with Nikki Hunt

Calendar Mar 28, 2018 at 5:30 pm, runs for 5 weeks

Hooping benefits the mind, body and soul! Hoop dance flow is an intermediate class that will add flare and grace to your hooping. We will work on tricks and transitions, as well as entry and exit methods to create your own kind of flow. This class will move with music and choreography to keep you hooping all night long! Come have fun and discover a whole new you! Hoops are provided with the option to buy!

New England based hooper Nikki Hunt has been hooping for 11 years and teaching hoop dance for the past six years. As lead singer/hooper of The Nikki Hunt Band for the past 8 years, Nikki has performed all over New England at various events ranging from Cirque du Soliel to Kidabaloo.

 

Darling Needle Felted Animals

$59

with Debra Arter

Calendar Mar 1, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 2 weeks

Participants will make a cozy, soft, small mammal or bird of their choice out of wool and use the needle felting method to create the features of their new friend. A materials fee of $10 payable to the instructor covers the cost of all wool and armature materials. No experience required! You will want to make an entire zoo because it is so much fun! The time will fly by and you will take home a lovely original wool sculpture in the end. Class size is limited.

Debra Arter holds a MA in Fine Art and has been teaching adults various art processes for many years. She has worked on her needle felting projects even while on an airplane!

 

Define Your Role as Author and Create Your Writers Platform

$34

with Lee Heffner

Calendar Feb 7, 2018 at 5:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Today’s writers must also be marketers of their work. Regardless of your publication path, understand your options and the best ways to leverage your marketing materials and available tools across multiple social media outlets.

Lee Heffner began working with creatives in 1995 andtransitioned into writing in 1998. She specializes in one-on-one coaching sessions to help individual writers overcome creative hurdles and wrote her book, “Write to Finish”, to support that work.

DIY Natural Health & Beauty Products

$39

with Katie Deabler

Calendar May 3, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Chemicals are absorbed into the body through the skin. Putting on chemicals may actually be worse than eating them! Toxins that enter through the skin can enter the bloodstream and cause harm before they are filtered by the liver. With all the pollutants in the environment today, it is important that we use personal care products that are made from natural and healthy ingredients. This class will teach you step-by-step how to make your own health & beauty products from safe and natural ingredients. You will make sample products to bring home for yourself and your family.

Katie Deabler has been a wellness advocate for 4 years. She specializes in natural living with the use of essential oils. She makes her own household cleaners, candles, and skincare line from natural ingredients.

DOUGH it Up Right!

$39

with Debra Arter

Calendar Feb 26, 2018 at 5 pm, runs for 1 week

Who can resist the smell of fresh bread baking? In this one night class we will learn how to mix, knead, proof and shape basic sweet roll dough, which will be formed in various ways. Participants will learn how to create cloverleaf rolls, butter crescents, cinnamon swirls, tea rings and whole-wheatrolls, caramel pecan rolls and a savory braid. The instructor will demonstrate how to form loaves of bread. Students will see what gluten really looks like! Various yeast bread recipes will be shared and discussed.

Each student will go home 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 tubs or plastic bags to take stuff home.

Debra Arter has been cooking international dishes for her family and others for many years.

 

Downeaster to Boston's North End

$80

with Chris Toy

Calendar May 12, 2018 at 7 am, runs for 1 week

Are you hungry for authentic Italian food? Do you feel like a leisurely train ride to and from Boston to feast on said authentic Italian food? Well then, we’re planning a trip to Boston’s north end with our celebrated chef, Chris Toy, and he will lead you on a merry adventure. Along with the aforementioned feasting, Chris will take you on a walking tour of several Boston landmarks: Freedom Trail with Paul Revere’s house (fee for entry), the Old North Church and the Haymarket, Boston Market and Quincy Market. The trip includes transportation via Amtrak. Wear comfortable shoes for this walking tour with a moderate amount of city walking.

Train departs Brunswick Station at 7:25 am and returns from Boston’s North End Station 4:45 pm. We will get back to Brunswick around 8 PM. No refunds. Cost does not include meals, but does include transportation via Amtrak, and your tour guide Chris Toy.

Emotional Wellness with Essential Oils

$19

with Katie Deabler

Calendar May 10, 2018 at 5:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Did you know that essential oils are great for helping us navigate through our feelings? By simply smelling certain oils we can change our mood and emotions! In this class, we will cover each emotion and which oils you can use (and how you can use them) to benefit and balance your mindset. You will be provided with samples to bring home for personal use at the end of class.

Katie Deabler has been a wellness advocate for 4 years. She specializes in natural living with the use of essential oils. She makes her own household cleaners, candles, and skincare line from natural ingredients.

Foraging for Wild, Edible & Medicinal Plants

$49

with Tom Seymour

Calendar May 12, 2018 at 10 am, runs for 1 week

This class consists of a classroom seminar at Medomak Middle School followed by an outdoor field trip. At the class session, Tom will give a narrated presentation of on-screen photos of edible wild plants, some of which have medicinal uses as well. All plants shown and discussed are available in the midcoast region of Maine and none are rare, endangered or threatened (most are common garden “weeds”). At the end of the session, participants should have a new understanding of and greater appreciation for these common, useful, healthful and tasty wild treats. The outdoor field trip takes place at the nature trail behind Medomak Middle School. Please bring water, good walking shoes and a snack or lunch to class.

Tom Seymour is a Maine naturalist, Registered MaineGuide, freelance writer and book author. His book credits includeHiking Maine, Fishing Maine, Birding Maine, Forager’s Notebook,Wild Plants of Maine and his most recent Foraging Mushrooms Mainepublished in 2017. 





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