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History, Lore and Legend of the Isles of Shoals


with Stephanie Voss Nugent

Calendar May 2, 2019 at 6:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Sign up for this class and "The Remarkable Life of Celia Thaxter" and save! To do this look for course titled -  Save: Isles of Shoals/Celia Thaxter. 

This slide presentation is about the fascinating history of the Isles of Shoals since Europeans began arriving (Vikings, early explorers, fishermen, pirates, ghosts, grand hotels, and the islands' restoration by Star Island Corp and Shoals Marine lab).  This is a perfect introduction for meeting Celia Thaxter, as it provides important historical context for her life story.

Stephanie Nugent is a professional theatre producer, director and actor and founding Executive Director of Artists’ Collaborative Theatre Of New England (ACT ONE).

Thursday, May 2, 6:30-8 pm, 1 session

How to Grow Garlic in Maine


with Richard Alderette

Calendar Apr 30, 2019 at 7 pm, runs for 1 week

Join us for this very informative session on garlic and garlic growing in Maine. We will begin with an introduction to garlic including the history, medicinal properties, and creative ways to use garlic. Then we will talk about how to plant and harvest garlic, including timing, soil prep, pests, and harvesting tips. Rick is a Master Gardner in Maine and the owner of River Valley Farm, which specialized, in growing garlic. There will be plenty of time for questions and answers and the opportunity, if you would like to purchase some locally grown garlic.

Tuesday, April 30, 7-9 p.m., 1 session

Course Fee: $13

Human Anatomy & Physiology
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Human Anatomy & Physiology

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with ed 2go

This six-week online course begins with an explanation of the nature of matter and a review of the principles of chemistry that are important to human physiology. We'll place an emphasis on the organization of the human body and the differences between nonliving matter and living organisms. We'll also cover cell anatomy and physiology because all life processes are ultimately carried out at the cellular level. You'll also learn principles of genetics and gain an understanding of how traits are passed from one generation to the next.

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Instant Italian
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Instant Italian

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with ed 2go

This dynamic course will teach you how to express yourself comfortably in Italian. You'll learn practical, everyday words and phrases that will make your stay in Italy more enjoyable. You'll read, hear, and practice dialogues based on typical situations that you're likely to encounter while staying in Italy. The dialogues and follow-up exercises of each lesson will teach you to communicate in Italian in a wide variety of settings. You'll be surprised by how quickly and easily you can learn many useful expressions in Italian! 

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Intermediate Drawing


with Gayle Fitzpatrick

Calendar Feb 5, 2019 at 6:30 pm, runs for 5 weeks

Gayle Fitzpatrick

Students in Drawing II will engage in sequential learning experiences that encompass aesthetics and production and lead to the creation of portfolio quality works. Further development of drawing skills is the primary objective of this class and uses the human figure, landscape, still life and design work to help accomplish this goal. Students will learn various techniques and different approaches to drawing through the use of chalk, colored pencil, conte crayon, pastels, pen and ink, charcoal, and pencil. Drawing II students will critique their own and others works. Bring to class: materials list supplied at registration.

Tuesday, Feb. 5-March 12, 6:30-8 p.m., 5 sessions *no class 2/19

Course Fee: $52

Intermediate/Advanced Quilling, Session 1


with Dianne Couture

Calendar Mar 5, 2019 at 3:30 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Intermediate/Advanced Paper Quilling brings together students who have already completed Beginner Paper Quilling classes and have previous quilling experience. Continue rolling, scrolling, looping, crimping and fringing. Learn additional techniques and applications, add to your reference card and start new and exciting projects. Bring to class: Your supplies from previous paper quilling class.

Tuesday, March 5 – March 26, 3:30-6:00 p.m., 4 sessions 

Course Fee: $62

Intermediate/Advanced Quilling, Session 2


with Dianne Couture

Calendar Apr 2, 2019 at 3:30 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Dianne Couture

In Session 2 you will continue working on your more complex and intricate projects. It's amazing how much there is to learn and practice when creating designs with paper quilling. Get tips, tricks and shortcuts. Develop your style, expand your imagination and create stunning pieces with this pleasantly addictive paper art. Bring to class: Your supplies from previous paper quilling class.

​Tuesday, April 2 -- April 30, 3:30-6:00 p.m., 4 sessions * no class 4/16

Course Fee: $62

Intermediate/Conversational Italian


with Christine Friese

Calendar Feb 28, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 8 weeks

This class will focus on conversational skills. Continue your adventures in Italian with grammar review, travel conversations and vocabulary building. Recommended but not required: Italian Grammar Drills by Paola Nanni-Tate second or third edition.

Thursday, Feb. 28- April 25, 6-7 p.m., 8 sessions *no class 4/18

Course Fee: $89

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