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Bread Making at Home

$20

with Roberta Scott

Calendar Jan 27, 2018 at 9:30 am, runs for 1 week

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.

This class will be at the instructor's home in East Sullivan: 33 Grange Hall Road, Sullivan. The road intersects Route 1 at Tracy's Seafood Takeout. The house faces the water. Students should park on the road and should not block the mailbox.

Bread Making at Home

$20

with Roberta Scott

Calendar Mar 31, 2018 at 9:30 am, runs for 1 week

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.

This class will be at the instructor's home in East Sullivan: 33 Grange Hall Road, Sullivan. The road intersects Route 1 at Tracy's Seafood Takeout. The house faces the water. Students should park on the road and should not block the mailbox.

Cake Decorating 101

$45

with Veronica Grinnan

Calendar Apr 30, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Learn the tips for baking the perfect cake, then how to stack, fill, and frost it. Participants will discover how to make their own buttercream frosting and fondant icing plus how to pipe buttercream and decorate with both. Your instructor will show you how to build a tiered cake, cover a cake in fondant, make filled cupcakes and cake pops plus the tips and tricks of the trade she has learned. Supplies list available online. Bring to first class the following: 2 sticks butter, 2 lbs powder sugar, 1 lb. marshmallows, favorite flavoring extract, food coloring, 12 cupcakes, mixing bowl, mixer (hand or stand), piping bag & tips, rolling pin, mat, exacto knife Veronica Grinnan is owner of Grinnan Bear It Cakes in Sullivan.

 

Chain Saw Safety for Adults

$48

with Jason Lepper

Calendar May 5, 2018 at 9 am, runs for 1 week

Local arborist (and chainsaw enthusiast) Jason Lepper will teach adults how to operate a chainsaw. Jason will cover a variety of topics including starting the saw, operating it safely, fixing simple problems on the saw, filing a chain, felling and de-limbing trees and cutting firewood to length. This is a hands-on class and students will use the saw with guidance from their instructor. Expect a fun atmosphere with expert knowledge!! Students are encouraged to bring their own chainsaw and safety equipment if they have them, otherwise, equipment will be provided. Class size is limited to 4 to ensure a good instructor / student ratio. Please bring a bag lunch and drink to class.

 

Chain Saw Safety for Women Fall Session 1

$48

with Tina Scheer

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

Local logging sports athlete/promoter "Timber" Tina Scheer (Great Maine Lumberjack Show) and arborist Michelle Braley will teach women how to operate a saw! They will teach you everything from starting the saw, operating it safely, fixing simple problems on the chain saw, filing a chain, cutting a small tree and de-limbing it, cutting your own firewood and doing it for yourself with confidence! Then it's into the woods to practice cutting safely with guidance from your instructors. This is a hands-on class. Expect a FUN atmosphere with expert knowledge!! Students may bring their own chainsaw and safety equipment if they have them, otherwise, equipment will be provided. Please bring a bag lunch and drink to class.

 

Chain Saw Safety for Women Fall Session 2

$48

with Tina Scheer

Calendar May 20, 2018 at 9 am

Local logging sports athlete/promoter "Timber" Tina Scheer (Great Maine Lumberjack Show) and arborist Michelle Braley will teach women how to operate a saw! They will teach you everything from starting the saw, operating it safely, fixing simple problems on the chain saw, filing a chain, cutting a small tree and de-limbing it, cutting your own firewood and doing it for yourself with confidence! Then it's into the woods to practice cutting safely with guidance from your instructors. This is a hands-on class. Expect a FUN atmosphere with expert knowledge!! Students may bring their own chainsaw and safety equipment if they have them, otherwise, equipment will be provided. Please bring a bag lunch and drink to class.

 

Cooking Matters
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Cooking Matters

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with Emily Herwerden

Calendar Mar 5, 2018 at 5 pm, runs for 5 weeks

Learn how to cook healthy food on a budget! This no cost, 6 session cooking class is offered in partnership with Healthy Acadia. The series offers participants an opportunity to learn about easy ways to prepare healthy, family-friendly, delicious meals and stretch food dollars. Participants work together to create a meal each week and sample their recipe. Free take-home ingredients will be provided for all participants. This series is designed to engage community members who are experiencing low income, and who want to gain knowledge and skills to eat health food on a limited budget. Participants are requested to commit to all six classes in the series.

 

Drawing into Pastel

$79

with Mary Welsh

Calendar Feb 10, 2018 at 10 am, runs for 8 weeks

Participants will begin with learning how to draw in black and white using various types of pencils, pens and charcoal, different papers and other surfaces. Composition, perspective and light and shadow will be presented along with basic shapes and how they relate to the world around us. Then they will use pastel enrich the foundation already learned. Draw landscapes, still lifes and portraits as well as abstract design. Emphasis will be on the individuality of each student as all are different and have unique ways of expressing ourselves. For the first class, students will need a number 6B drawing pencil and an art gum eraser and a 9x12 drawing pad. Former students and beginners are welcome.

 





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