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Bartender Mixology: Delicious Summer Drinks
with Danica Denison, Sacopee Valley Adult & Community Education
SVACE is again presenting a class on how to create some basic and unique mixed drinks that will enhance your entertaining. The May class of Mixology will provide great ideas for summer drinks to relax with by the pool, on the deck, or wherever you may be enjoying your summer. Materials fee of $5 cash is payable at the first class. Please preregister as we need a minimum of 4 people to run the course. Ages 21+.
Dying to Know
with Joseph Watson, Sacopee Valley Adult & Community Education
DYING TO KNOW
Modern funerals have changed, and there are many ways to honor your loved ones. Joseph L. Watson has over 30 years of experience in funeral services and is ready to answer your questions. What is direct cremation? What exactly is a "green burial"? And how does one set up a pre-mortuary trust? Get the answers to these questions and more! Recommended reading: Grave Matters by Mark Harris. Please preregister as we need a minimum of 2 people to run the course. Ages 18+
From Bin To Bale: Simple Steps to Recycling Right
with Vanessa Berry, Sacopee Valley Adult & Community Education
Ever wondered how much you need to rinse your cans or jars before placing them in your recycling bin? And how about those bottle caps: do they need to come off or is it better to keep them on? And what does this have to do with my taxes? Join ecomaine Environmental Educator Vanessa Berry as she guides you through a virtual tour of ecomaine's single-sort recycling facility. Vanessa will explain step-by-step how recyclables are sorted and why recycling correctly can make such a difference in lowering both trash output and costs. ecomaine is your local community-owned nonprofit waste management company providing comprehensive, long-term solid waste solutions in a safe, environmentally responsible, economically sound manner and raising public awareness of sustainable waste management strategies. Please preregister as we need a minimum of 4 people to run the course. Ages 18+
Learn How to Start a Plant Business
with Jan Born, Sacopee Valley Adult & Community Education
LEARN HOW TO START A PLANT BUSINESS
The Cool Plant Lady will share how she got started in her nature business and demonstrate several plant growing systems. Learn about decorative seasonality as she demonstrates plant conversions and shows you how to create a successful and rewarding business like hers. This session is for you if you have a passion for houseplants in your home and want to operate your own nature business.
with Glen Johnson, Sacopee Valley Adult & Community Education
Dowsing, a method of searching for underground water,has its origins in 16th century Germany, but it is still widely practiced around the world and with much success. Glen Johnson, Dowsing Specialist of North Berwick, is famed for finding water and moving water veins as well as locating lost objects and map dowsing. Glen, who has been dowsing for over 60 years, will explain the various facets of dowsing and the tools used. Practice tools will be provided; some will be available to purchase for $5 if desired. Please feel free to bring your own rod/pendulum if available. Please preregister as we need a minimum of 4 people to run the course. Ages18+
Scrabble with Friends
with Scrabble Friends, Sacopee Valley Adult & Community Education
“Scrabble Meet” is a group of word game enthusiasts who enjoy the camaraderie of others as much as, if not more than, the challenges of finding “just the right” word match for scoring points on this ever-popular board game. This very casual, low-competition group of adults is on the lookout for new players/friends. Won’t you join? Ages 18+
Why Play Bridge?
with Hilda Lynch, Sacopee Valley Adult & Community Education
Nicknamed “the game for a lifetime,” bridge playing has many benefits. It’s never boring, stimulates the mind and memory, and gratifies our social interaction with others. Join Hilda Lynch, as she introduces the game (similar to Hearts and Whist), and then takes the players to the next level. She will cover how to bid, the intricacies of scoring, and when to trump. Sign up a partner if you like, but please preregister as we need a minimum of 4 people to run this course and have a class limit of 8. Ages 18+
Wild Medicinal Plant Walk
with Katie Munn, Sacopee Valley Adult & Community Education
Did you know that many of the plants that grow around us that we consider weeds are actually medicinal herbs? If you would like to learn what medicinal plants that grow in your own backyard! Please preregister as we need a minimum of 4 people to run the course.