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Cooking – The Taste of West Africa 11.18.19

$49

with Jordan Benissan

Calendar Nov 18, 2019 at 5:30 pm

Come enjoy the taste of Africa with a Togolese feast! The West African country of Togo has been influenced by many cultures, including French, Italian and German, as well as its own. Join chef, teacher and musician Jordan Benisson for a journey into the culture and foods of Togo. You'll make dishes such as Gari Fotu (similar to grits, with a sauce including tomato sauce reduction, herbs, peppers, ground smoked shrimp and egg), West African Chicken in Peanut Sauce, fried sweet potato and plantain, and more. The menu will be chosen according to seasonal availability, so please let us know if you have any food allergies when you register. Bring take-home containers. Registration fee includes all ingredients.

Full Course

Accounting and Bookkeeping Basics

$89

with Dorothy Prescott

Calendar Nov 18, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 5 weeks
Business owners and managers will find this course valuable for learning basic accounting methods and tips for good business record keeping. Equally vital will be discussion of managing cash flows, keeping tabs on payables and receivables, and establishing controls to safeguard money and assets.
Bloodborne Pathogens Training
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Bloodborne Pathogens Training

$55

with Andrew Eckman

Calendar Nov 18, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

The Bloodborne Pathogens Training course teaches participants how to protect themselves and others from exposure to bloodborne pathogens on the job and what to do if an exposure occurs. The course content and activities will prepare participants to make appropriate decisions about preventing bloodborne pathogen disease transmission. The course addresses: What bloodborne pathogens are, how bloodborne pathogens are spread, how to help prevent exposure incidents by following work practice controls, using engineering controls and personal protective equipment (PPE), practicing good personal hygiene and properly cleaning and disinfecting equipment and supplies, and how to recognize, report and follow up on employee exposure to blood and other potentially infectious materials.

Writing for the Internet
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Writing for the Internet

$19

with Jenn Dean

Calendar Nov 19, 2019 at 5 pm

This course will teach you basic skills for writing Internet friendly content for your own website or as a professional writer. We will explore ways of finding online writing jobs and discuss strategies for promoting yourself and building a portfolio.

Sourdough Bread Making 11.19.19

$20

with Bill Babb

Calendar Nov 19, 2019 at 5:30 pm
There is nothing like the aroma of freshly baked sourdough bread unless it is enjoying a slice of freshly baked bread with butter shortly after coming out of the oven! Students will learn how to care for a sourdough starter, how to knead using two different techniques, and how to mix, shape and score the bread for baking. The instructor will demonstrate two ways to bake a loaf, using a cloche or on a stone with steam in the oven, followed by a taste testing. Students will then shape, score and bake a loaf of their own in class. They will take home some sourdough culture (bring a 32 ounce container) for bread baking at home. A $5 ingredients fee is payable to the instructor at class.
Full Course

Jewelry - Beveled Stone or Sea Glass Rings for Advanced Beginners 11.20.19

$55

with Karyl Brown

Calendar Nov 20, 2019 at 5 pm, runs for 2 weeks

You will learn the practices for silversmithing a bezeled stone set ring from torch use and stone setting to finishing techniques. You will also learn how to cut, solder and shape a perfectly fit silver bezel from soldering the bezel to a handmade silver back plate, then to a handmade shank. These simple techniques will deliver professional results and you will enjoy a ring that showcases your new skills. For the first class please bring your own sea glass or beach stone you would like to use. The instructor will review your stone to make sure it will work and allow her to bring the appropriate supplies for the second class. Materials fee of $30, payable to the instructor on the first night.

Full Course

Fly Tying for Beginners and Intermediate

$49

with Jeffrey Space

Calendar Nov 20, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Learn to tie flies with instructor Jeff Space. This class will cover simple flies during the first class and progress each week with more intermediate techniques to expand your skills. $10 materials fee paid to the instructor will provide you with plenty of hooks and materials for several flies.

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Sourdough Bread Making 11.21.19

$20

with Bill Babb

Calendar Nov 21, 2019 at 5:30 pm
There is nothing like the aroma of freshly baked sourdough bread unless it is enjoying a slice of freshly baked bread with butter shortly after coming out of the oven! Students will learn how to care for a sourdough starter, how to knead using two different techniques, and how to mix, shape and score the bread for baking. The instructor will demonstrate two ways to bake a loaf, using a cloche or on a stone with steam in the oven, followed by a taste testing. Students will then shape, score and bake a loaf of their own in class. They will take home some sourdough culture (bring a 32 ounce container) for bread baking at home. A $5 ingredients fee is payable to the instructor at class.
Full Course




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