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Gouache Painting – The Natural World

$74

with Julie Babb

Calendar Oct 1, 2019 at 3:30 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Please note the ending time for this class was listed in our brochure incorrectly. It is 5:30 pm not 6:30 pm.

This course is for beginner to intermediate painters of the gouache medium. The class will be based on solid principles of representational painting and drawing and will include color mixing, developing neutrals and some brush techniques using subjects from the natural world–animals, botanicals, shells, etc. Techniques for understanding motion and how gesture affects the actual paint application will be studied. List of materials upon registration.

Julie Babb enjoyed art as a hobby. After moving to Maine in 1992, Julie decided to make art a full-time career. Her work has been featured in many exhibitions and has won numerous awards. View her art at the Pemaquid Art Gallery(seasonal), Pemaquid Point, Bayview Gallery, Brunswick; also online at www.covehousestudios.com.

Great Beginnings for the Holidays

$44

with Sharon Sperry

Calendar Nov 14, 2019 at 5:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Hosting a party? Need some great appetizer ideas? Then begin by taking this class! The instructor will show students how to make a variety of appetizers that party guests will love. Learn to make six different appetizers from super easy to a little bit challenging; from meat to seafood to vegetarian. These tasty little treats are sure to impress. Every great party has a great beginning!

Bring a container, just in case there are leftovers. Participants will take home copies of all recipes.

Sharon Sperry is a retired Head of International Schools who has had a passion for cooking her entire life. She’s cooked for ambassadors, kings and, of course, children and their teachers. She invites you to share her enthusiasm for good food enjoyed with family and friends.

Guitar Jam

$39

with Tim Burch

Calendar Sep 24, 2019 at 6:30 pm, runs for 8 weeks

Come join a friendly group of adults who play acoustic guitar, ukulele or other stringed instruments and who would like to play songs of any genre together in a relaxed setting. Class is aimed at acoustic players who are comfortable playing at least a few open chords.

No formal instruction is planned but there will be plenty of opportunities to exchange ideas and techniques and to make some fun music together! Bring your instrument and song suggestions to the first class.

Tim Burch is a retired teacher and avid amateur guitarist.

Haitian Cooking
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Haitian Cooking

$134

with Marie Lindsey

Calendar Sep 26, 2019 at 5:30 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Haitian cooking is a blend of European and African traditions, steming from the French colonization of San Dominque. It is a rich and diverse cuisine that’s unique but easy to prepare. Participants will learn how to cook rice and beans, bouillon (stew), fried plantains, legumes, pumpkin soup and smoked herring. A different course each week. Be sure to bring a container for leftovers to take home!

Marie Lindsey is a Haitian American living in Maine after retiring from the Boston Public Library where she worked for 33 years in the IT Department. She is the owner of Le Barn, an event venue in Jefferson.

Heartsaver® Adult/Child/Infant CPR/AED

$49

with Sally Larson

Calendar Oct 24, 2019 at 5:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Early registration is encouraged – class size limited! Each year an estimated 166,000 lives are claimed by sudden cardiac arrest. That is about 455 people each day. Effective bystander CPR, provided immediately after a sudden cardiac arrest, can double or even triple a victim’s chance of survival. Almost 80 percent of cardiac arrests occur at home and are witnessed by a family member.

This course will cover basic adult, child and infant CPR skills as well AED (Automatic External Defibrillator) training for the lay person and non-healthcare worker who needs CPR certification. It includes receipt of an American Heart Association Heartsaver Course Completion Card. Learn CPR today – the life you save could be that of your own loved one!

Please note: This is not a Basic Life Support class and does not meet the requirements for hospital personnel. (Please see page 7 for a BLS for Healthcare Providers course)

Hunter Safety Online Course

$10

with Glenn Riker

Calendar Oct 1, 2019 at 5:30 pm, runs for 2 weeks

The Online Course requires that students complete the knowledge portion of the course online and attend a skills and exam day which is about 7 hours. Students complete quizzes and exam as they do the online course and are provided with a voucher to attend the skills and exam day upon completion of the online exam. In the skills and exam session students must demonstrate to the instructor that they can safely handle a firearm, participate in activities, bring in a survival kit with appropriate contents and pass a 50 question test with a grade of at least 70%. Students must complete the online course and bring their voucher of successful completion to the first Skills and Exam session. Please visit www.hunter-ed.com/maine to complete the online portion of the course. Registration and payment are required in advance for skills and exam sessions. Register early!

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Introduction to Metal Arts Session 1

$174

with Matthew Harkins

Calendar Oct 2, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 2 weeks

Design and build your own hanging plant bracket. Students will be guided through a series of steps in order to execute their design, while becoming versed in fabrication, basic blacksmithing, and finishing techniques. 

Matthew Harkins has worked as a professional metal artist for 18 years. His focus is creating high quality decor, along with various architectural components, for the home and business.

Introduction to Metal Arts Session 2

$174

with Matthew Harkins

Calendar Oct 16, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 2 weeks

Design and build your own hanging plant bracket. Students will be guided through a series of steps in order to execute their design, while becoming versed in fabrication, basic blacksmithing, and finishing techniques.

Matthew Harkins has worked as a professional metal artist for 18 years. His focus is creating high quality decor, along with various architectural components, for the home and business.





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