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Introduction to Metal Arts Session 3

$174

with Matthew Harkins

Calendar Oct 30, 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 4

$174

with Matthew Harkins

Calendar Nov 13, 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 Still Life Painting

$104

with Valerie Thomas

Calendar Oct 3, 2019 at 4 pm, runs for 8 weeks

This class is for interested beginners, and for those new to painting the still life. We will review some wonderful paintings, and spend time setting up our compositions, making sure each is appropriate for your canvas size. Ideally, you will be painting the exact size of your objects – so keep that in mind when selecting objects and canvas size. Discussion will focus on concept, design/composition, color, mixing, values, and light. List of materials upon registration.

Valerie Thomas is a former Art Director and Business Affairs Manager at Hill Holliday Advertising in Boston, whose love of En Plein Aire painting has brought her to Midcoast Maine where the opportunities for painting abound. She studied in the Boston School under the late Robert Cormier in portraiture and with David Curtis of Gloucester, painting landscapes and still life in oil and pastel. Her deep knowledge of design and photography, give her a unique approach to the landscape. She is a member of the Artist’s Association of Nantucket, and was on the board for the Winthrop Art Association, in Massachusetts. Valerie has a BFA in Graphic Design from the Massachusetts College of Art and Design.

Introductory Pottery Class

$135

with Liz Proffetty

Calendar Oct 3, 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. Price includes all materials.

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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Learning About Bees

$34

with Jean Vose

Calendar Jan 20, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

This class is designed to stimulate the interest in and answer the questions of those interested in starting beekeeping, to help pollinate their gardens or generally learn more about honey bee care and cultivation. This is not a “how to keep bees” course but an introduction to help decide if beekeeping is for the student. There is information about honey bees, challenges and successes, where to get them, what you need, how much time and investment is involved. There will be a PowerPoint presentation and demonstrations with opportunities to have a hands-on experience with personal protective gear and other beekeeping equipment.

Jean Vose of Nobleboro is the co-founder of Knox-Lincoln County Beekeepers (KLCB) which began in 2003. She has kept bees for over 30 years and is an active member of KLCB–teaching and mentoring beekeepers as part of the KLCB Community Outreach Program. She is also an at-large board member of the Maine State Beekeepers Association and was honored as a Maine State Beekeeper in 2014.

Let's Meet Up and Play Piano!
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Let's Meet Up and Play Piano!

$39

with Sharon Reishus

Calendar Sep 24, 2019 at 7:30 pm, runs for 8 weeks

Have you been taking piano lessons as an adult or picked up playing the piano again after a long hiatus? Are you nervous playing in front of other people? Come join a friendly group of pianists who want to meet other amateur musicians in a relaxed setting, practice playing in front of a very supportive audience, and share tips and resources with each other.

Early beginners to advanced players are welcome, but there is no formal instruction so this class might not be ideal for complete novices. Bring music books or leadsheets, in any genre, to the first class to play or share.

Sharon Reishus is an intermediate piano player who recently resumed lessons after 45 years.

Lotions and Scrubs

$69

with Heather Emerson

Calendar Oct 29, 2019 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.

Maine Bucket List: Acadia National Park

$269

with Chris Toy

Calendar Oct 18, 2019

Explore the best of Acadia with Registered Maine Guide (and master chef!) Chris Toy for an experience you won’t forget in one of America’s favorite national parks! Enjoy a weekend full of great food, great company, beautiful scenery, brisk outdoor adventures, personalized cooking lessons, and so much more - during peak foliage season! Weekend highlights include: Cadillac Mountain sunrise and hike, lunch at Jordan Pond House and Jordan Pond Loop Trail, sightseeing and photography opportunities along the Park Loop Road, shopping and dining in Bar Harbor, and cooking lessons with Chris (followed by two delicious, locally-sourced dinners)! This is one weekend adventure you won’t want to miss!

The cost of the trip includes: 2 nights of lodging at a 6-bedroom AirBnB (shared rooms), park admission and vehicle passes (car-pool), 2 continental breakfasts, 2 dinners with cooking lessons from a professional chef, and guided hikes with a Registered Maine Guide. Lunches are not included in the cost of the trip. Transportation arrangements for car-pooling from Freeport in personal vehicles will be made in advance. Additional information and a pack list will be provided prior to the trip. This trip is designed for active individuals with a sense of adventure and a willingness to participate in group activities, i.e. shared accommodations and family-style meals. Space is limited - sign up soon!

Trip Leader: Chris Toy & RSU5 Adult Education

Friday, October 18 - Sunday, October 20Time: TBDLocal departure location TBD

Fee: $269





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