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Babysitters Training Course

$49

with Katy Genthner

Calendar Jun 25, 2018 at 9 am, runs for 1 week

Learn the skills and techniques necessary to be a responsible, competent and fun babysitter in a one-day class. This course will cover such topics as: child care essentials, the proper response and handling of emergency situations, behavior management, safety for the sitter, and babysitting as a business. Students should bring a lunch and a snack. Please do not bring any electronics or phones. For students ages 11-14. A certificate is issued upon successful completion of the course. Register EARLY – this class fills up quickly!

Please note: School should be out by June 25th. Hardship discounts are available, call us.

A Field Course in Old Barns

$74

with Les Fossel

Calendar Mar 20, 2018 at 6:30 pm, runs for 6 weeks

This is a course for people who have an old barn(that perhaps needs repairs), want an old barn, or just loveold barns! The emphasis will be on practical ways to maintainyour old barn at an affordable cost. The first session is in theclassroom. After that, meetings will be held in the old barnsof class members. There will be as many sessions as arerequired to visit the barns of class members who want theirbarns visited (by no more than 12 people). This course isco-sponsored by the Morris Farm Trust in Wiscasset.

The last class will be a potluck supper at theinstructor’s house, where class members can see theinstructor’s cabinetmaking shop and barns, and delve into hisreference library on early buildings (one of the very best inMaine).NOTE: Following the first class, the day and time offuture classes will be determined by class members in a wayto accommodate as many individual schedules as possible.

Les Fossel is one of Maine’s foremost experts on earlybuildings. His award-winning business has specialized in preservingour early buildings for 42 years. He has lectured throughout Maineand the Northeast, including as a faculty member for the Universityof Southern Maine. More information on his business enterprises isavailable at: www.oldhouserestoration.com.

A Field Course in Old Houses

$74

with Les Fossel

Calendar Mar 13, 2018 at 6:30 pm, runs for 6 weeks

This is a course for people who have an old house, want to have an old house, or just love old houses! The first session is in the classroom. After that, meetings will be held in the old homes of class members. There will be as many sessions as are required to visit the houses of class members who want their houses visited (by no more than 12 people).

The last class will be a potluck supper at the instructor’s house, where class members can visit the historic features of Alna (the 1789 Meetinghouse, 1838 Head Tide Church, Narrow Gauge Railroad Museum, etc), see the instructor’s cabinetmaking shop and barns, and delve into his reference library on early buildings (one of the very best in Maine).

NOTE: Following the first class, the day and time of future classes will be determined by class members in a way to accommodate as many individual schedules as possible.

Les Fossel is one of Maine’s foremost experts on early buildings. His award-winning business has specialized in preserving our early buildings for 36 years. He has lectured throughout Maine and the Northeast, including as a faculty member for the University of Southern Maine. More information on his business enterprises is available at: www.oldhouserestoration.com.

 

Babysitters Training Course

$49

with Katy Genthner

Calendar Apr 19, 2018 at 9 am, runs for 1 week

Please note: April 19th is a Thursday, not a Friday, as it was incorrectly listed in our brochure.

Learn the skills and techniques necessary to be a responsible, competent and fun babysitter in a one-day class. This course will cover such topics as: child care essentials, the proper response and handling of emergency situations, behavior management, safety for the sitter, and babysitting as a business. Students should bring a lunch and a snack. Please do not bring any electronics or phones. For students ages 11-14. A certificate is issued upon successful completion of the course. Register EARLY – this class fills up quickly!

Please note: April 19th is during spring break and a no school day for students. Hardship discounts are available, call us.

Beginners Pottery Class

$69

with Bridgette Kinney

Calendar Feb 27, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 5 weeks

An introductory class, for creating pots on the wheel or by hand. Students receive 25 lbs of a high stoneware clay to create with. A materials fee of $30 is payable to the instructor at the first class.

Bridgette Kinney has been a potter for 14 years and is the owner and operator of Dragon’s Breath Pottery in Warren.

Chocolate Extravaganza

$39

with Debra Arter

Calendar Mar 27, 2018 at 5:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Nothing says dessert quite like chocolate! In this one night class we will prepare molten lava cakes, white chocolate macadamia nut cookies and take home a fudge sauce to die for! Bring your sweet tooth, an empty container or two and a friend for a night of sinful decadence.

We will also learn the history of chocolate and how it was used as currency! Recipes and generous samples of all things we create will be distributed. Laughter and brimming bellies guaranteed!

Debra Arter has been cooking international dishes for her family and others for many years.

Crossbow Safety

$10

with Reggie Read

Calendar Mar 29, 2018 at 5:30 pm, runs for 1 week

This is a required course for anyone applying for a crossbow hunting license. It covers the history of crossbows, responsibility and ethics, shooting and handling, laws and safety, and special concerns. A test will be administered and certification awarded.

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.





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