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Woodworking 2 - Basic Hand Tool Skills
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Woodworking 2 - Basic Hand Tool Skills


with Libby Schrum

Calendar Apr 3, 2023 at 6 pm, runs for 8 weeks


Looking to add hand skills to your toolbox of woodworking knowledge? Power tools are great but learning how to sharpen and use chisels and a handsaw to cut a set of dovetails or a mortise and tenon joint will set your creations apart. Each student will build a small wall hung shelving unit - learning how to plan out a project, create and maintain a sharp cutting edge on chisels and hand planes, and layout/cut dovetail and mortise and tenon joints. You must have taken Libby's prior class in power tools in order to take this class. There is a required tool list available online and with registration, as well as a materials fee of $40 (subject to market pricing) to be paid to the instructor on the first day of class. Class skips 4/17 and 5/29.

Microsoft Word: The Very Basics 4.4.23


with Michael Wilson

Calendar Apr 4, 2023 at 12 pm, runs for 1 week
Your instructor will break down the unknown Microsoft Word stuff. and present them to you in a clear, sensible, and enjoyable way! We will briefly look at the free and paid version of word processors. Then the instructor will open and show basic functions in Microsoft Word. We will go on to explore saving, alignments, bullets, numbering, and indents.. (Not for Apple/Mac users.) Take this class by Zoom in the comfort of your home!

Cooking Thai Favorites 4.4.23


with Nantiya Cohen

Calendar Apr 4, 2023 at 5:30 pm, runs for 1 week

You will learn how to cook authentic Thai dishes in this class with Titi. Born and raised in Thailand, Titi has a passion for her native cuisine and loves to cook Thai food. Among the dishes she plans to teach are favorite Thai selections such as Green Curry, Massaman Curry, Pad ka-prow, chicken satay, peanut sauce, seafood sauce, sticky rice, Tom-kha, and wonton soup. You will learn unique twists, creating remarkable and distinctive Thai dishes that use only the finest seasonal ingredients.

Full Course

Guitar for Beginners


with David Bradbury

Calendar Apr 4, 2023 at 6 pm, runs for 6 weeks
Learn to play the guitar in this foundational course. You will learn guitar features, parts, and construction; simple maintenance and tuning; and basic music. At the end of the course you will be able to prepare the instrument to play, follow basic sheet music and play two or three simple folk songs. Class skips 4/18.
Full Course

Knitting Open Studio 4.4.23


with Tina Casteris

Calendar Apr 4, 2023 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

This is an opportunity for you to finish up that project that has been languishing, to get some expert help fixing your mistakes, or just take some time to knit in the company of others. Bring your own materials including projects at any stage, instructor will have yarn and needles available for practice and demonstration.

Guitar Jam and Practice


with David Bradbury

Calendar Apr 4, 2023 at 7 pm, runs for 6 weeks
This class is for students who have taken Beginner Guitar in prior semesters or have already learned to play and want to get together with others at a similar level to practice. In this informal gathering of musicians, you will play improvised or unrehearsed music in an "open studioā€¯ class ideal for you to work on songs and techniques not finished in class or that you need help with. Class is suitable for acoustic 6 string guitar or bass. You must be able to play sufficiently including being able to play basic chords.

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Pickleball Learn to Play 4.5.23


with Craig Wilson

Calendar Apr 5, 2023 at 9 am, runs for 4 weeks
Come try your hand at one of the fastest growing sports in the country - Pickleball. Pickleball is a racquet sport that combines elements of badminton, tennis and table tennis. This weekly clinic will be held on the tennis courts at MRC and will consist of general instruction and open play. This class must be paid by check or cash.
Full Course

Sewing for Beginners 4.5.23


with Sandy Clement

Calendar Apr 5, 2023 at 5:30 pm, runs for 2 weeks
Learn the basics of machine sewing and how to troubleshoot problems while working on 2 fun projects. We will start by sewing an envelope pillow with pillow insert. We will also be making a cute and easy zippered pouch. Sandy will supply muslin for the pillow insert and polyester stuffing as well as the fusible fleece and zipper for the pouch. No need to bring fabric to the first class. You may bring your own machine or use one in the classroom. A $10 materials fee is included in the registration.

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