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Edible and Medicinal Mushrooms of New England and Eastern Canada

$29

with David Spahr

Calendar Dec 10, 2019 at 6:30 pm

This class will feature easy-to-understand information on finding, collecting, identifying, and preparing the safer and more common edible and medicinal mushroom species of New England and Eastern Canada. Whether you are a cook, forager, herbalist, or restaurateur you will enjoy this class. The book "Edible and Medicinal Mushrooms of New England and Eastern Canada" will be available for purchase in class for $21.

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Android Phone Basics 12.11.19

Free

with Keith Drago Rockport Library

Calendar Dec 11, 2019 at 6 pm
In this class you will learn the basics of using your Android phone effectively and efficiently. You may bring your Android phone with you to follow along, or, if you prefer, just sit and watch. We will demonstrate how to operate the phone, change settings, navigate the web, and download and open apps. There will be time for questions after the class. This class is for the absolute beginner. We will NOT be covering iPhones. Class is free but you must register.
Writing for Children and Young Adults
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Writing for Children and Young Adults

$19

with Jenn Dean

Calendar Dec 17, 2019 at 5 pm

Do you want to write for children? This course will provide information on tailoring your writing to specific age groups from pre-readers to young adults. We will also discuss various ways of getting your work published including querying agents, submitting work to publications, and self-publishing.

Learn to Curl at the Belfast Curling Club  10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Sat. 1.4.20
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Learn to Curl at the Belfast Curling Club 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Sat. 1.4.20

$10

with Steve McLaughlin

Calendar Jan 4, 2020 at 10:30 am

Curling is a sport dating back to the 16th century in Scotland, but it recently came to the forefront when the USA Men's Curling Team won their first gold medal in the 2018 Winter Olympics. Curling is often referred to as chess on ice, as players slide special heavy stones towards a target, using brooms to influence the path of the stone. Join the Belfast Curling Club for a two hour intro to curling and learn about this fun winter sport. Wear loose, comfortable clothing, dress warmly (you're on ice), and bring a separate pair of clean sneakers. Registration fee is payable to adult ed, AND $10 to be paid to the Curling Club when you arrive for class. Upon registering contact learntocurl@belfastcurlingclub.org or call Steve McLaughlin at 685-9540 to reserve your spot - classes fill up early. 1 day class at the Belfast Curling Club, 211 Belmont Ave. (Rt. 3), Belfast.

Learn to Curl at the Belfast Curling Club  10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Sat. 1.4.20
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Learn to Curl at the Belfast Curling Club 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Sat. 1.4.20

$10

with Steve McLaughlin

Calendar Jan 4, 2020 at 1 pm

Curling is a sport dating back to the 16th century in Scotland, but it recently came to the forefront when the USA Men's Curling Team won their first gold medal in the 2018 Winter Olympics. Curling is often referred to as chess on ice, as players slide special heavy stones towards a target, using brooms to influence the path of the stone. Join the Belfast Curling Club for a two hour intro to curling and learn about this fun winter sport. Wear loose, comfortable clothing, dress warmly (you're on ice), and bring a separate pair of clean sneakers. Registration fee is payable to adult ed, AND $10 to be paid to the Curling Club when you arrive for class. Upon registering contact learntocurl@belfastcurlingclub.org or call Steve McLaughlin at 685-9540 to reserve your spot - classes fill up early. 1 day class at the Belfast Curling Club, 211 Belmont Ave. (Rt. 3), Belfast.

Jewelry - Micro Torched Soldered Rings for Beginners 1.6.20

$39

with Karyl Brown

Calendar Jan 6, 2020 at 5 pm, runs for 2 weeks
Conquer your fear of soldering and learn how to create your own custom made sterling silver stacking rings. This class for the beginner will teach the basic metal working techniques of sawing, filing, stamping, soldering and finishing. Participants will leave with finished silver rings as well as the kNwledge and skill to continue making rings at home at their kitchen table. A materials fee of $20 is payable to the instructor on the first night.

Sculpture - Shaping Space 1.7.20

$145

with Barbra Bragg

Calendar Jan 7, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Using a wide variety of materials and sculptural techniques we will focus on interpreting both organic and non-organic forms in space.  Using clay, wood, plaster and found objects everyone will be encouraged to explore their own individual creativity while having fun and trying something new.  The 3-dimensional design elements of contour, scale, rhythm, and balance will be presented.

Guitar, Acoustic for Beginners

$95

with Marc Bubar

Calendar Jan 7, 2020 at 6:30 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Learning to play the guitar can be fun and very rewarding! In this introductory course we will learn the names of the parts of the guitar and how to tune a guitar. We will cover the names of the notes on the guitar, learn some basic strumming patterns and try out some picking as well! Moving on to chords and common progressions, we will work up to playing a complete song of your choice, either solo or with friends Students should have their own guitar and bring it to every class - we will be focusing on the acoustic steel-string or nylong-string guitar. The instructor will have handouts and course materials available for the students. No experience is necessary.

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