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Felting Nature: Holiday Florals

$65

with Jennifer Field

Calendar Nov 5, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 2 weeks

Students will learn how to wet felt wool into beautiful realistic poinsettia flowers and holly leaves and berries that can be combined as Holiday decorations or made into pins. We will be using soft, quick felting short fiber merino wool in luscious colors, aromatheraputic olive oil soap, warm water and some elbow grease. Students will learn how wet felt flower petals, leaves, and berries.  Students will spend the first day learning how to create flower components and the second day on leaves, berries and construction. More complicated flowers forms techniques will be discussed. I cannot overstate the therapeutical and relaxing effects of wet felting and the satisfaction of recreating nature with wool. Bring to class: an old bath towel, VERY SHARP large and small scissors (I like Fiskars), notebook and pen for taking notes. Not required but if students have a Pink Clover needle pen please bring. I will have them available for sale for $14 and additional supplies & fleece.

Tuesday, Nov. 5-12, 6-9 p.m., 2 sessions

Course Fee: $65

Material Fee: $25,payable to instructor at first class (Materials kit will include fleece, basic wet felting tool kit, felting needles, foam block, soap and wire.)

Jennifer Field is a mixed media artist living in Eliot, Maine. She travels all over the country teaching and showing her glass beads, jewelry and felted sculptures. Her work incorporates needle and wet felted wool, lampworked glass, enameled metal and other mediums into whimsical sculptures and jewelry. Her subject matter is inspired by nature: Birds, animals and flowers are among her favorite forms. With a background as a toy, fabric, graphic and product designer and an illustrator and after 20+ years creating lampworked glass beads and metal jewelry, Jennifer discovered felting with wool and it has become her primary passion. Jennifer maintains a colorful dreamy studio at Salmon Falls Mills in Rollinsford, NH.

 

 

Feng Shui Basics

$65

with Liz Dupre

Calendar Nov 19, 2019 at 5:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Feng Shui invites well-being, luck and success into our daily lives. From this short introductory class students will come away with ‘good Feng Shui’ tips for every room in their house, understand their personal trigrams (personal best directions and colors that support and empower) and will learn ways to improve the flow of chi or good energy into and around the home. Students will be able to get started immediately incorporating good Feng Shui into their lives for greater prosperity, abundance, health, and happiness. Liz Dupre is an IFSS Certified Feng Shui Master practitioner and Classical Feng Shui consultant. Bring to class: Instructor will need birthdates of students in order to provide Personal Feng Shui Trigram information that will be reviewed in class. Student will also need to come to class knowing what direction their house faces! If help is needed please contact Liz at least one week before class. Without knowing the homes direction you wont be able to follow in class. Email your info or request for help to lizduprefengshui@gmail.com. Please email the info or request for help, at least one week before class, to lizduprefengshui@gmail.com

Tuesday, Nov. 19, 5:30-8:30 p.m., 1 session

Course Fee: $65

German Conversation/Reading Group

$67

with Chrissy Davis

Calendar Sep 16, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Intermediate and advanced students will discuss and practice their conversational skills following German Language readings.  Chrissy will explain vocabulary and grammar as needed. Previous experience necessary.

Monday, Sept. 16 & 30, Oct. 7, Nov. 4 &18, Dec. 2, 6-7:30 p.m., 6 sessions

Course Fee: $67

Get Paid to Talk: Making Money with Your Voice

$25
Calendar Nov 21, 2019 at 6:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Ever been told you have a great voice? From audio books and cartoons to documentaries, commercials, and more, this class will introduce you to the growing field of voice over. Learn what pros look for, how to prepare, and where to find work in your area! This class is lots of fun, and a great first step for anyone interested in voice over. Visit www.voicecoaches.com for more information.

Thursday, Nov. 21, 6:30-9 p.m., 1 session

Course Fee: $25

Goat Milk Soapmaking

$36

with Michele Meyer

Calendar Oct 15, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Students will learn techniques for making beautiful handcrafted soaps utilizing farm fresh goat milk, natural colorants including clays, oatmeal, honey, herbs, activated charcoal, and essential oils for scenting. We will make two 5 pound loaves of goat milk soap. Each student will leave with a bar of previously made & cured soap. Back Fields Farm is the home of The Little Creamery and a herd of a beloved Nubian Dairy Goats. Michele is proud to hand milk and hand craft goat milk soaps & bath/body products. This small farm operates with a philosophy of compassionate sustainability: A no-kill farm where healthy, productive animals forage in organic pasture and woodlands and all born here live out long happy lives in our care. Bring to class: eye protection and wear long sleeves. Class size limited to 10.

Tuesday, Oct. 15 or Nov. 19, 6-8 p.m., 1 session

Course Fee: $36

Goat Milk Soapmaking

$36

with Michele Meyer

Calendar Nov 19, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Students will learn techniques for making beautiful handcrafted soaps utilizing farm fresh goat milk, natural colorants including clays, oatmeal, honey, herbs, activated charcoal, and essential oils for scenting. We will make two 5 pound loaves of goat milk soap. Each student will leave with a bar of previously made & cured soap. Back Fields Farm is the home of The Little Creamery and a herd of a beloved Nubian Dairy Goats. Michele is proud to hand milk and hand craft goat milk soaps & bath/body products. This small farm operates with a philosophy of compassionate sustainability: A no-kill farm where healthy, productive animals forage in organic pasture and woodlands and all born here live out long happy lives in our care. Bring to class: eye protection and wear long sleeves. Class size limited to 10.

Tuesday, Oct. 15 or Nov. 19, 6-8 p.m., 1 session

Course Fee: $36

Grammar Refresher
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Grammar Refresher

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with ed 2go

The key to effective writing and speaking is English grammar.  Whether you are just now learning the basics of grammar or if you need a refresher, this course will help you develop the foundational skills you need.  In this course, you’ll explore the eight parts of speech, punctuation and mechanics, foundational sentence construction, and we’ll even get into the details of phrases, clauses, problem words, common grammar mistakes, and much more! An instructor will guide you every step of the way as you learn grammar through hands-on, practical exercises.  You’ll also learn through short videos, examples, and even fun games.  Take your writing and speaking to the next level of excellence!

To register or for more details visit:

https://www.ed2go.com/kae/online-courses/grammar-refresher?tab=detail

Healthy Brain

$12

with Leon Hecht

Calendar Nov 19, 2019 at 6:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Join Dr. Leon Hecht for an interesting and stimulating discussion about our Healthy Brain - Memory Recovery Program.  We will discuss exciting new scientific research in how to diagnose and treat the cause of memory loss.  Based upon his 30 years of functional naturopathic clinical practice and the work of Dr. Dale Bredesen and the Bredesen Protocol, Dr. Hecht will share his experience and knowledge about the how to improve your memory.  This discussion is relevant for individuals with memory impairment and/or Alzheimer’s disease and family members who may be at risk.Dr. Hecht co-founded North Coast Family Health with Dr. Kristy Fassler, ND, and practices in Portsmouth, New Hampshire with an awesome team of 5 doctors and a wonderful staff!

Tuesday, Nov. 19, 6:30-7:30 p.m., 1 session

Course Fee: $12 





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