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Creative Writing Workshop - Session 3

$94

with Elizabeth Potter

Calendar Apr 4, 2018 at 1 pm, runs for 4 weeks

This ongoing workshop offers participants an opportunity to get the creative juices flowing, overcome the internal critic, and let heart and soul flow out onto the page! Just as importantly, it also provides a tight knit, supportive community of fellow writers with whom to share the fruits of your labor. The instructor, Elizabeth Potter, will present proven writing prompts and techniques to tickle your muse and coax even the most hesitant voice onto the page.

Elizabeth Potter is a teacher and poet residing in midcoast Maine. Her new collection of poetry “T’ai Chi of Leaves” was released by Moon Pie press in September 2016. Her poems have also been widely published in literary journals both locally and nationally. Elizabeth has been leading creative writing workshops for all ages for the past seventeen years.

Creative Writing Workshop - Session 4

$94

with Elizabeth Potter

Calendar May 9, 2018 at 1 pm, runs for 4 weeks

This ongoing workshop offers participants an opportunity to get the creative juices flowing, overcome the internal critic, and let heart and soul flow out onto the page! Just as importantly, it also provides a tight knit, supportive community of fellow writers with whom to share the fruits of your labor. The instructor, Elizabeth Potter, will present proven writing prompts and techniques to tickle your muse and coax even the most hesitant voice onto the page.

Elizabeth Potter is a teacher and poet residing in midcoast Maine. Her new collection of poetry “T’ai Chi of Leaves” was released by Moon Pie press in September 2016. Her poems have also been widely published in literary journals both locally and nationally. Elizabeth has been leading creative writing workshops for all ages for the past seventeen years.

Crossbow Safety

$10

with Reggie Read

Calendar Mar 29, 2018 at 5:30 pm, runs for 1 week

This is a required course for anyone applying for a crossbow hunting license. It covers the history of crossbows, responsibility and ethics, shooting and handling, laws and safety, and special concerns. A test will be administered and certification awarded.

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 Mar 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.

 

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