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Awareness Through Movement - The Feldenkrais Method - Session 2
with Dianne Daniels
The Feldenkrais Method is a type of neuromuscular re-education that will enable your body to do more than it has in years. These gentle movement sequences will help you work through chronic muscular or joint pain. This is not an exercise class, so loose fitting or stretchy casual clothes are appropriate. Please bring a mat and two thick towels to class.
Babysitters Training Course
with Katy Genthner
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.
Creative Writing Workshop - Session 2
with Elizabeth Potter
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.
A Field Course in Old Barns
with Les Fossel
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
with Les Fossel
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.
A Taste of India
with Chris Toy
Fresh handmade Naan bread! Chutney! Curry! Food is an inherent part of culture and India has a lot to contribute. Their foods are natural and nourishing while being delicious and rich in spices. Join us and learn to cook some of India’s legendary cuisine. Those in the know arrive hungry and bringa Ziploc® bag, just in case!
Chris Toy is a Stonewall Kitchen Cooking Instructor with alifelong interest in cooking with an Asian-Downeast fusion flavor.
Advanced Pottery Class
with Bridgette Kinney
Please note corrected dates for this class are Thursdays March 1 through March 29. Dates listed in our brochure were incorrect.
Previous wheel experience is a must! Students receive 25 lbs of high stoneware clay to create pots on the wheel or by hand. 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.
All Things German
with Debra Arter
If your mouth waters when you hear schnitzel, spaetzle, and strudel this is the class for you! We will prepare various schnitzels with side dishes, make a quick version of apfelstrudel and of course, practice making plain and cheese spaetzle. All recipes provided and generous samples will be shared by all. Bring your meat mallets and steak knives to class.
Debra Arter has been cooking international dishes for her family and others for many years.