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Fresh & Local: Strawberry Jam
with Kate McCarty, RSU5 Community Programs
Local Strawberries are finally here! Make the most of the short season by learning the basics of canning and freezing with UMaine Cooperative Extension staff! Learn recommended methods for preserving fruit using less sugar, the latest and safest recipies, how to ensure safety, and how to check for properly sealed jars. Start the summer with the best local flavors! Please bring a potholder with you. There is a $20 materials fee paid directly to instructor.
with Elizabeth Richards, RSU5 Community Programs
un line dancing can be! Learn to line dance to a variety of rythyms: Latin, country standards and even the electric slide! Get a great cardio workout and learn to dance to your favorite songs! Requests will be taken for specific dances and/or music the first night and dances will be taught in response to the requests whenever possible. No experience necessary. Wear comfortable clothing and soft soled shoes. No partner is required for this fun, energetic class.
Studio Artisane: Modern Outdoor Chair
with Sandrine Moser, RSU5 Community Programs
Sandrine Moser is originally from a little town in Southern France. Sandrine’s woodworking career began in 2012 by building furniture for her daughter’s dolls. From there, she pursued her love for the craft with bigger pieces by building all the furniture in her house, including bookshelves, tables, and beds. Sandrine wants to empower her students by teaching them to confidently build their own projects. She wants her students to be proud to say “I built it!” This class is designed for beginner power tool users. Please keep long hair tied back, wearclosed-toe shoes, and do not wear jewelry. Material fee of an additional $45 is to be paid directly to instructor the night of the class
Learn about the following in each workshop:
A. Selecting proper materials
B. Reading plans and visualizing the project
C. Measuring and laying out project parts
D. Identifying common hand tools by proper name
E. Identifying and demonstrating properusage of power tools
F. Cutting pieces
G. Sanding wood for preparation of finish
H. Sharing ideas on finishing (finishing is done at home)
Understanding Color for the Beginning Painter
with Beth Dunfee, RSU5 Community Programs
Colors are fascinating, elusive, and powerful. Trying to mix color and get the "right" color when painting can be frustrating!! Develop a basic understanding of color theory and a hands on understanding of how paint colors behave with each other. The three properties of color will be expored. This is a great opportunity to learn how to create successful paintings and take your painting to the next level! Participants will complete color exercises with their own paint media (Instructor will be uising acrylics). Bring to the first class one blue, one red and one yellow tube/pan/container of paint, brushes and paper. More details on material will be discussed in the first class.