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Pie Plate and a Pie Bird


with Liz Proffetty

Calendar Nov 16, 2019 at 4 pm, runs for 1 week

If you can roll a pie crust, you can make a great pie plate. In this one night class students will make a pie plate, decorate it and choose from several glazes to finish it. Participants will also create a cute pie bird to use to vent their pies! 

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Beginner Rug Hooking MVHS


with Janet Williams

Calendar Nov 19, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

This course is an introduction to run hooking. Participants will create a small mug mat. The $15 materials fee (included in the cost) provides each student with a hook, backing and wool. Each student will need to bring their own heavy duty hoop for embroidery or needlepoint to class.

Bloodborne Pathogens
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Bloodborne Pathogens


with Andrew Eckman

The Bloodborne Pathogens Training course teaches participants how to protect themselves and others from exposure to bloodborne pathogens on the job and what to do if an exposure occurs. The course content and activities will prepare participants to make appropriate decisions about preventing bloodborne pathogen disease transmission. The course addresses: What bloodborne pathogens are, how bloodborne pathogens are spread, how to help prevent exposure incidents by following work practice controls, using engineering controls and personal protective equipment (PPE), practicing good personal hygiene and properly cleaning and disinfecting equipment and supplies, and how to recognize, report and follow up on employee exposure to blood and other potentially infectious materials.

Creative Writing Workshop - Session 3


with Elizabeth Potter

Calendar Nov 20, 2019 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. Her new collection of 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. 

Getting Paid to Talk – Intro to Voice Acting

Calendar Nov 20, 2019 at 6:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Have you ever been told that you have a great voice? This exciting class will explore numerous aspects of voiceover 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

Menstrual Myth-Busters


with Gabrielle Jansen

Calendar Nov 21, 2019 at 6 pm

Like you, I love a good story, but menstrualmyths and mis-information are damaging our ability tounderstand, connect with and make informed decisionsabout our cycles and health care. In this evening ofmenstrual-myth busting, Fertility Awareness EducatorGabrielle Jansen helps you re-connect to the truth aboutyour cycle. How long is a healthy cycle? When shouldovulation occur? What causes late periods? Can the pillregulate my cycle? We’ll review just how the menstrualcycle works, what healthy menstruation looks likeand spend time workshopping your menstrual healthquestions.

Scams, Fraud & Identity Theft


with Amy Schram

Calendar Nov 25, 2019 at 6 pm

This course will cover the most common scamscurrently circulating the community, the major “red flags” towatch out for, and the precautionary steps we can take toprotect ourselves from falling victim to identity theft.

Darling Needle Felted Animals


with Debra Arter

Calendar Dec 4, 2019 at 5:30 pm, runs for 2 weeks

ipant will make one or more cozy soft small mammals or birds of their choice out of wool and use the needle felting method to create the features of their new friend. In the past, popular choices were bears, penguins and ducks. A material fee of $10 (included in the cost) covers all wool and armature materials, plus one felting needle. You may create a treasured gift or something to keep for yourself. No experience required! Bring your glasses if you wear them for close vision. Young people aged 12 and up may attend with an adult. Class size is limited. Debra Arter holds a MA in Fine Art and has been teaching adults various art processes for many years. She has worked on her needle felting projects even while on an airplane!

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