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MSAD #40 Adult Education



Personal Enrichment

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.

Beginning Belly Dance

$64

with Patti Luchetti

Calendar Feb 26, 2018 at 7 pm, runs for 7 weeks

If you have a joy of movement, this dance is for you – come celebrate! Belly Dance, also known as Oriental Dance, is the dance native to the ancient Middle East. Widely spread and integrated by the migrating Rom peoples from India to Spain, it is now commonly practiced world wide. The class will introduce the signature torso movements and rhythms of this dance art, which provide gentle and strengthening full-body exercise, with an emphasis on the belly and thighs. Students will accomplish a simple choreography during the session. Please wear loose, comfortable clothing or dancewear and bring a large scarf for the hips.

Patti Luchetti has studied and performed Oriental Dance for 25 years in Maine, NYC and abroad.

 

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.

Creative Writing Workshop - Session 1

$94

with Elizabeth Potter

Calendar Jan 24, 2018 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.

Creative Writing Workshop - Session 3

$94

with Elizabeth Potter

Calendar Apr 4, 2018 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.

Creative Writing Workshop - Session 4

$94

with Elizabeth Potter

Calendar May 9, 2018 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.

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.

Dance Flow Hooping; Intermediate Level

$59

with Nikki Hunt

Calendar Mar 28, 2018 at 5:30 pm, runs for 5 weeks

Hooping benefits the mind, body and soul! Hoop dance flow is an intermediate class that will add flare and grace to your hooping. We will work on tricks and transitions, as well as entry and exit methods to create your own kind of flow. This class will move with music and choreography to keep you hooping all night long! Come have fun and discover a whole new you! Hoops are provided with the option to buy!

New England based hooper Nikki Hunt has been hooping for 11 years and teaching hoop dance for the past six years. As lead singer/hooper of The Nikki Hunt Band for the past 8 years, Nikki has performed all over New England at various events ranging from Cirque du Soliel to Kidabaloo.

 





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