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Hand – Built Spring Flower Vase

$34

with Bridgette Kinney

Calendar May 1, 2019 at 5 pm, runs for 2 weeks

This is an easy class for any age! Each student will be given 1.5 pounds of clay and stamps to create a small hand-built slab flower vase. Students will create at the first session and glaze their work at the second session. After firing, students can pick up their vase the week following the second class. A materials fee of $15 per person is payable to the instructor at the class. Adults must accompany all children under the age of 16. 

Bridgette Kinney has been a potter for 18 years and is the owner and operator of Dragon’s Breath Pottery in Warren.

Handplane Basics

$34

with Rick Gallion

Calendar Mar 18, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Pre-requisite: Sharpening Woodworking Tools

Jointer, smoother, shoulder - Take the mystery out of the iconic woodworking tool. Learn to flatten a board, smooth it, straighten and square the edges, make and adjust rabbit joints, do chamfers, and much more, all with handplanes.

Learn the anatomy of the tool and learn which planes do which jobs. Bring your granddad’s rusty old plane or your brand new one, if you like, and learn how to tune it up and make it whisper while it’s taking off gossamer curls.

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.

Hiking in the Midcoast

$54

with Stacy Graffam

Calendar May 1, 2019 at 9 am, runs for 6 weeks

Come explore all the hidden beauty midcoast Maine has to offer! This class will be focused on the first time, inexperienced hiker. You will learn about proper footwear and clothing, what to bring with you on a hike, how to use your body for maximum performance, and where some of the best trails are located.  We will start with easier trails and each week work up to more challenging ones.  Bring lightweight hiking boots or good walking shoes, a bottle of water and a few light layers of clothing to class.  Length and time of hikes will vary based on location and difficulty of the hike. 

Stacy L. Graffam is a Licensed Massage Therapist, Certified Personal Fitness Trainer and Senior Fitness Specialist. 

Hot Press Goat Milk Soap Making

$69

with Heather Emerson

Calendar Feb 27, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Participants will make a full batch of goat milk soap in the scent of their choice (instructor will supply scents, soap ingredients and molds). Participants must bring their own dedicated 1.5 gallon crockpot and a dedicated submersion blender or electric mixer.

Heather Emerson is co-owner and operator of Emerson Forge and Homestead in Waldoboro. They create and sell metal work pieces, goat milk products and non-toxic household items. 

How to Afford a Home in the Midcoast

Free

with Melinda Wildes

Calendar Mar 21, 2019 at 5 pm, runs for 1 week

Join New Ventures Maine, Habitat for Humanity and other housing experts for a free, informative panel on how low-to-moderate income Midcoast residents can become homeowners with financing terms that are affordable.

Whether you are ready to become a homeowner now, or wish to start planning for the future, there will be resources available to help you in reaching your goal of homeownership. Topics covered will include: how to prepare for homeownership; how to partner with Habitat for Humanity; affordable financing options, including the MaineHousing Mortgage; and the Family Development Account 4:1 matched savings program. 

Free registration is requested for planning purposes, but is not required. For more information or to register, call Melinda at New Ventures Maine at 593-7942. 

New Ventures Maine helps people all over the state venture in new directions by offering tuition-free programs for career, business, and financial education. We have guided individuals through life changes every day for 40 years. 

Indoor Painting Workshop

$75

with Vincent Carducci

Calendar Feb 12, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

We will focus on fundamentals of line, value and composition, color harmony, brush handling and building the surface, working from still-life set-ups.  Oil paint is suggested, but acrylic or watercolor will work.

With 21 solo shows, Vincent Carducci’s paintings and prints are held in private and corporate collections across America. He has taught in a wide variety of venues, including workshops, arts councils and universities. 

Introductory Pottery Class (March)

$135

with Liz Proffetty

Calendar Mar 7, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 4 weeks

This is an introductory class for wheel-throwing and hand-building. Students will be able to glaze and fire their pieces. All work is dinner ware, dishwasher and microwave safe. (Ages 14 and up) 

Liz Proffetty holds a BFA in ceramics and certification in teaching art. She has been working as a professional potter for 30 years and loves sharing her passion for clay with others. All classes will be held at Neighborhood Clay located at 590 Main Street, Damariscotta.

Introductory Pottery Class (May)

$135

with Liz Proffetty

Calendar May 2, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 4 weeks

This is an introductory class for wheel-throwing and hand-building. Students will be able to glaze and fire their pieces. All work is dinner ware, dishwasher and microwave safe. (Ages 14 and up) 

Liz Proffetty holds a BFA in ceramics and certification in teaching art. She has been working as a professional potter for 30 years and loves sharing her passion for clay with others. All classes will be held at Neighborhood Clay located at 590 Main Street, Damariscotta.





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