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German Conversation/Reading Group
with Chrissy Davis
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, Feb. 26, March 12 & 26, April 9 & 23, May 7, 6-7:30pm, 6 Sessions
Course Fee: $65
Get Paid to Talk: Making Money with Your Voice
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. Today, the range of voices hired has grown dramatically from the days of announcers. Learn what pros look for, how to prepare, and where to find work in your area! We’ll discuss industry pros and cons and play samples from working voice professionals. This class is lots of fun, realistic, and a great first step for anyone interested in the voice over field. Visit www.voicecoaches.com for more information.
Monday, April 30, 6:30-9 p.m., 1 Session
Course Fee: $25
Goat Milk Soap Making
with Michele Meyer
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 loaves of goat milk soap. Each student will leave with a bar of previously made & cured soap. Back Fields Farm, home of The Little Creamery and a herd of a beloved Nubian Dairy Goats, is where Michele proudly hand milks and hand crafts goat milk products. Bring to class: eye protection & wear long sleeves.
Monday, Feb. 26, 6-8 p.m., 1 Session
Course Fee: $33
Goat Milk Soap Making II
with Michele Meyer
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 loaves of goat milk soap. Each student will leave with a bar of previously made & cured soap. An additional focus on natural colorants, botanical, and therapeutic additives will be included in this session.
Bring to class: Eye protection & wear long sleeves.
Monday, March 26, 6-8 p.m., 1 session
Course Fee: $35
with Anne Masury
This two-part lecture will get you ready to garden. Part I: Starting seeds in a greenhouse space, learn about lights, soil, seed sources, and about the Traip Greenhouse and Garden Program. Part II: Planting out your seedlings, early crops for outdoors, spring garden activities.
Thursday, March 8 & May 3, 5:30-6:30 p.m., 2 Sessions
Course Fee: $8
Grow Your Own Organic Garden
with MOF GA
Presented by the Maine Organic Farmers & Gardeners Association (MOFGA)
Interested in learning how to grow your own vegetables in a sustainable manner? Join us for an evening-long workshop on how to grow your own garden organically. We’ll talk about the basics of soil science and how to enrich your soil to produce healthy, high-yielding plants. The course will also cover the fundamentals of making and using compost, the principles of crop rotation and how to incorporate green manures to manage nutrients in the garden. Other topics will include how to tell the difference between cultivated plants and weeds, basic weed control strategies and cultural methods for dealing with pests. The instructor will be an experienced farmer or gardener from your region. We will even send you home with free seeds! All are welcome, from first-timers to experienced gardeners who want to experiment with new techniques.
Thursday, April 12, 6-9 p.m., 1 Session
Course Fee: $10
Material Fee: $5, paid to MOFGA at class
Guided Tour of the Portsmouth Black Heritage Trail -
with JerriAnne Boggis
With tour guide, JerriAnne Boggis you will visit local wharves and auction sites related to the Atlantic Slave Trade, where a captive could be exchanged for “cash or good lumber” to serve in the master’s house or work on the docks or on a ship. You will also tour a selection of sites where early black residents lived, worked , prayed and are buried. You will learn of their stories and how they shaped the community.
Saturday, April 28, 2-3:30 p.m., 1 Session
Course Fee: $22
Healthcare Advocacy Basics - Navigating the Medical System for your Parents & Yourself
with Michael Guy and Jennie Cutten
People who have knowledgeable and effective advocates receive better healthcare. This process is foreign to most of us. We use our experience to help individuals prepare to care for their parents, other loved ones or themselves. Mike and Jennie are native Kittery residents. Jennie is a retired Human Resource professional and Mike is an Elder Law Attorney. Both are experienced caregivers and healthcare advocates including end of life experience.
Thursday, March 8-29, 6-8 p.m., 4 Sessions
Course Fee: Free, Registration is required