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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.

Downeaster to Boston's North End

$80

with Chris Toy

Calendar May 12, 2018 at 7 am, runs for 1 week

Are you hungry for authentic Italian food? Do you feel like a leisurely train ride to and from Boston to feast on said authentic Italian food? Well then, we’re planning a trip to Boston’s north end with our celebrated chef, Chris Toy, and he will lead you on a merry adventure. Along with the aforementioned feasting, Chris will take you on a walking tour of several Boston landmarks: Freedom Trail with Paul Revere’s house (fee for entry), the Old North Church and the Haymarket, Boston Market and Quincy Market. The trip includes transportation via Amtrak. Wear comfortable shoes for this walking tour with a moderate amount of city walking.

Train departs Brunswick Station at 7:25 am and returns from Boston’s North End Station 4:45 pm. We will get back to Brunswick around 8 PM. No refunds. Cost does not include meals, but does include transportation via Amtrak, and your tour guide Chris Toy.

Emotional Wellness with Essential Oils

$19

with Katie Deabler

Calendar May 10, 2018 at 5:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Did you know that essential oils are great for helping us navigate through our feelings? By simply smelling certain oils we can change our mood and emotions! In this class, we will cover each emotion and which oils you can use (and how you can use them) to benefit and balance your mindset. You will be provided with samples to bring home for personal use at the end of class.

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.

Foraging for Wild, Edible & Medicinal Plants

$49

with Tom Seymour

Calendar May 12, 2018 at 10 am, runs for 1 week

This class consists of a classroom seminar at Medomak Middle School followed by an outdoor field trip. At the class session, Tom will give a narrated presentation of on-screen photos of edible wild plants, some of which have medicinal uses as well. All plants shown and discussed are available in the midcoast region of Maine and none are rare, endangered or threatened (most are common garden “weeds”). At the end of the session, participants should have a new understanding of and greater appreciation for these common, useful, healthful and tasty wild treats. The outdoor field trip takes place at the nature trail behind Medomak Middle School. Please bring water, good walking shoes and a snack or lunch to class.

Tom Seymour is a Maine naturalist, Registered MaineGuide, freelance writer and book author. His book credits includeHiking Maine, Fishing Maine, Birding Maine, Forager’s Notebook,Wild Plants of Maine and his most recent Foraging Mushrooms Mainepublished in 2017. 

Getting Paid to Talk - Intro to Voice Acting

$44

with Staff Voice Coaches

Calendar Apr 30, 2018 at 6:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Please note the price listed in our brochure was incorrect. The correct cost of the course is $44. 

Have you ever been told that you have a great voice? This exciting class will explore numerous aspects of voice-over work for television, film, radio, audio books, documentaries and the Internet in your area. We will cover all the basics, including how to prepare the all-important demo, and how to be successful and earn great income in this exciting field. Students will have the opportunity to ask questions and to hear examples of demos recorded by professional voice actors.

Class participants will even have a chance to record a commercial script under the direction of a real producer! This class is informative, lots of fun, and a great first step for anyone interested in voice acting professionally.

 

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Handsaw Sharpening

$54

with Niles Krech

Calendar May 5, 2018 at 9 am, runs for 1 week

This class will teach students how to hand-sharpen handsaws both rip cut and crosscut. Students will learn nomenclature of saws, the types of handsaws that exist and what to look for when deciding to purchase either a new or vintage saw.

There is a $36 materials fee payable to the instructor. This will provide the student with their own tools needed for sharpening any saw, their own practice saw plate to work on in class and take home, plus a set of plans for building a saw sharpening clamp. Students may also bring in their own saws. Class size is limited.

Note: This class will not cover sharpening of the larger crosscut saws used in cutting timber.

Niles Krech owns Kennebec Saws and has hand sharpened hundreds of saws.

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Heartsaver Adult/Child/Infant CPR/AED

$49

with Sally Larson

Calendar May 23, 2018 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’s 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 American Heart Association CPR certification. Learn CPR today – the life you save could be that of your own loved one!

Sally Larson is a Clinical Educator at Lincoln Healthcare and has been an RN for 39 years. Sally trained in England and has been practicing in the USA since 1980. She is an instructor in ACLS, PALS, and BLS.

 

Homemade Pasta

$44

with Chris Toy

Calendar Apr 24, 2018 at 5:30 pm, runs for 1 week

The only thing better than pasta, is your own freshly rolled and cut pasta. Join Chris for this hands-on class and learn the secrets to making fresh pasta at home in just a few minutes! Chris will show you how easy it is to use a handpowered pasta maker to create fettuccine and spaghetti.Then enjoy your pasta with some delicious, simple-to-make sauces. If you have a dusty one sitting at home, feel free to bring it to class!

Chris Toy is a Stonewall Kitchen Cooking Instructor with alifelong interest in cooking with an Asian-Downeast fusion flavor.





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