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Addiction and Recovery
with Maryann Ogonowski
This seminar will assist community members, family members, health care professionals, and educators to better understand various aspects of addiction and recovery. The four areas that will be covered are: Contributing Factors, Addiction, Resiliency, and Recovery. The journey through the complex issues of addiction, and recovery can be overwhelming. These sessions are meant to assist participants with understanding the disease and the emotions that accompany caring for and loving an addict or an alcoholic. Resources and approaches for assistance and support will be shared during discussions.
Your instructor is an RN, a Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor and a Life Coach and has worked in the addiction recovery field as for over 20 years. She is eager to share knowledge, experience, and hope, and to decrease stigma, pain, shame and loss.
with Karen Dove
Here's everything to get YOU ready for your next phase of personal growth. Step aerobics using 4 or 6 inch steps or "step mats" (keeps you at ground level)...low impact to set your own intensity. Strength training with weights: meet your own needs for bone density and isolated muscle work to maintain a stronger you. Some weights available at class along with steps, step mats and floor mats.
Astrology: Introduction to Planets and Houses
with Heidi Eagleton
Fascinated by astrology and want to learn more? Each week, Rev. Heidi Eagleton will introduce two planets along with their characteristics, their astrological signs and houses they occupy in an Astrological Chart.
with Susanne Grosjean
Small, portable and inexpensive – the backstrap loom is ideal for those who lack the space for a table or floor loom, would like to be able to take their weaving “on the road’’ with them or simply don’t have the means to invest in more sophisticated equipment. Students will create a simple loom and be shown how to begin weaving a belt.
Basket Weaving: Maine Pack
with Gin Randolph
Learn to weave this traditional, sturdy, medium-sized pack basket (18" X 13" X 10"). The pack size would be appropriate for a young adult or woman. A additional fee would be incurred for a larger size. Students will take the finished product home. Materials and hands-on instruction provided at the class for the basket only. No experience necessary. Harness materials will be available at class for an additional cost.
Basket Weaving: Maine Pack 4Kids+Adult
with Gin Randolph
This class is designed for a child to attend along with an adult to make one pack together. Learn to weave a traditional, sturdy, small or medium-sized pack basket. The pack size would be appropriate for a child/young adult or woman. A additional fee would be incurred for a larger size. Students will take the finished product home. Materials and hands-on instruction provided at the class for the basket only. No experience necessary. Harness materials will be available at class for an additional cost.
Beekeeping for Beginners
with Peter Cowin
This class is designed to stimulate the interest in and answer the questions of those interested in starting beekeeping as a hobby or need help pollinating their crops. Class covers materials needed, where to locate bees’ hives, where to buy them, what it costs and how to care for bees so they survive the winter. Learn about the fascinating hobby of beekeeping, pollinate your garden and grow your own honey!
Bread Making at Home
with Roberta Scott
Learn how to make bread dough, knead, shape and bake traditional loaves of bread and rolls the old fashioned way...by hand and by touch. Roberta Scott has been making her own bread for decades and local potluck attendees recognize and devour her homemade rolls! Students will leave with enough dough for 3 loaves of bread or rolls to bake at home. Please bring loaf pans and/or baking pans.