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Creative Writing Workshop via Zoom - Session 4

$124

with Elizabeth Potter

Calendar May 12, 2021 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. A collection of her 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.

Goat Milk Soap Making

$89

with Heather Emerson

Calendar May 12, 2021 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Participants will make a batch of hot press goat milk soap using a variety of molds and having many scents and extra add-ins to choose from. Each person will come out of the class with 4-8 soaps, depending on choice of mold, as well as the recipe and know-how of how to make future batches at home.

Each student will need to bring a dedicated crock pot and submersion blender/hand mixer to class that night. All molds, scents and soap materials will be provided by instructor. Soaps will be ready for pick up the following week, due to curing time.

Heather Emerson is a co-owner of Emerson Homestead in Waldoboro, and has a menagerie of goats and poultry. Emerson Homestead makes and sells handcrafted soaps, lotions, scrubs and soy candles, as well as a number of home decorative items.

Table Saw Basics (Wednesdays)

$39

with Rick Gallion

Calendar May 12, 2021 at 6 pm, runs for 2 weeks

The table saw is the most important tool in the shop.  It does more than just cut wood to exact dimensions; it also does joinery, molding, and with a few simple jigs that you can make, it will also do specialty cuts.  Learn how to get the most from your saw, how to use it safely, and what to look for when purchasing a saw.  The course will be taught using the amazing new SawStop, the saw with the built-in brake system that prevents injury from a spinning blade. No materials needed. 

Please note: All courses will adhere rigorously to all Covid guidelines in effect during the period of the course.

Instructor Rick Gallion has been a professional woodworker for over thirty years and has taught many students the craft of woodworking. His shop is designed as a teaching facility. All classes will be held at the Clary Lake Woodworking School at 777 Gardiner Road (Hwy 126), Jefferson. Class size is limited. Safety glasses provided for each class.

Medicare 101 (May)

Free

with Jo-Ann Neal

Calendar May 17, 2021 at 5 pm, runs for 1 week

Questions about Medicare? Join Jo-Ann Neal for thisinformational seminar outlining the basics of Medicare. Jo-Ann will answer your questions including what Medicare does and does NOT cover, when to enroll, the difference between Medicare Advantage and Medicare Supplement Plans, and which plan is best for you. Following the presentation, Jo-Ann will be available for a question and answer session. The seminar is free and open to the public, but we do ask that you register by calling the Adult Education Office.

Jo-Ann Neal of Allen Insurance and Financial is a licensed insurance agent specializing in Medicare. In 2016, she earned a Benefit Account Manager certification from the National Association of Health Insurance Underwriters and began working with customers on Medicare plans.

Lotions and Scrubs

$69

with Heather Emerson

Calendar May 19, 2021 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Looking for a great, handmade gift to give or just something to keep for yourself? Learn how to make handmade lotions and sugar/ salt scrubs for a fraction of the cost of what you would pay in the store. Each participant will create a personalized salt scrub, a sugar scrub and a 12-14 oz. bottle of lotion.

Each participant should bring 2 eight ounce jars and 1 sixteen ounce jar for their creations. Instructor will supply all ingredients for the lotions and scrubs, including scents and add-ins.

Heather Emerson is a co-owner of Emerson Homestead in Waldoboro, and has a menagerie of goats and poultry. Emerson Homestead makes and sells handcrafted soaps, lotions, scrubs and soy candles, as well as a number of home decorative items.

Hold the Meat, Cue the Veggies!

$64

with Chris Toy

Calendar May 20, 2021 at 5:30 pm, runs for 1 week

If you are looking for some new and interesting recipes that do not include meat. Join bestselling cookbook author and cooking instructor, Chris Toy for an evening of vegetarian and vegan stir-fry. The recipes will be selected from his new Easy Stir-Fry Cookbook. Signed copies are included with the class.

NOTE: In order to maintain social distancing class size is limited to six so register early!

Router Basics (Thursdays)

$39

with Rick Gallion

Calendar May 20, 2021 at 6 pm, runs for 2 weeks

The Router is the second most important power tool in any shop. It is also the most versatile. Learn the basic techniques of using this tool, some of the shop made jigs that make it do more, and what to look for when purchasing a router. No materials needed. 

Please note: All courses will adhere rigorously to all Covid guidelines in effect during the period of the course.

Instructor Rick Gallion has been a professional woodworker for over thirty years and has taught many students the craft of woodworking. His shop is designed as a teaching facility. All classes will be held at the Clary Lake Woodworking School at 777 Gardiner Road (Hwy 126), Jefferson. Class size is limited. Safety glasses provided for each class.

Chinese Appetizers (Online)

$44

with Chris Toy

Students will learn how to make Chinese appetizers as chef Toy shows through step-by-step instruction how to fill and fold wontons, roll your own egg rolls, spring rolls, make your own boiled dumplings, and more. Bonus videos include how to choose and care for a wok and Chinese cleaver.

Note: Register for Healthy Steamed Dishes too and save $10. Call 563-2811 to register and save!

Join best selling cookbook author and cooking instructor Chris Toy in his kitchen virtually through private instructional videos and PDFs. There’s no time limit on using the materials. In addition, students can have lifetime unlimited access to Chris via email and phone/text/chat for questions such as shopping, prepping, cooking, tools, and ingredients. Plus, registered students will also receive signed copies of Chris’ new cookbook "Easy Chinese Cookbook: Restaurant Favorites Made Simple!"

 





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