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Ornamental Welding 01.28.19

$80

with Wayne Twitchell

Calendar Jan 28, 2019 at 5:30 pm, runs for 5 weeks
This is an introduction to three types of welding equipment. We will cover safety, welder operation, fabrication and bending techniques, while showing you how to create garden and lawn ornaments. This class is not designed for anyone hoping to obtain work in the welding world. It IS designed to help those who would like to be able to do minor welding in their own garages. Sign up early as class size is limited to 6. Registration fee includes materials. Wayne Twitchell is a retired welding instructor from Bath Iron Works and has been welding for over 40 years. Wayne is a recipient of the Navy Aegis Excellence Award for welding. He has taught welding through adult ed programs for 10 years and in his spare time enjoys making scrap metal sculptures.
Full Course

Ornamental Welding 3.11.19

$80

with Wayne Twitchell

Calendar Mar 11, 2019 at 5:30 pm, runs for 5 weeks
This is an introduction to three types of welding equipment. We will cover safety, welder operation, fabrication and bending techniques, while showing you how to create garden and lawn ornaments. This class is not designed for anyone hoping to obtain work in the welding world. It IS designed to help those who would like to be able to do minor welding in their own garages. Sign up early as class size is limited to 6. Registration fee includes materials. Wayne Twitchell is a retired welding instructor from Bath Iron Works and has been welding for over 40 years. Wayne is a recipient of the Navy Aegis Excellence Award for welding. He has taught welding through adult ed programs for 10 years and in his spare time enjoys making scrap metal sculptures.
Full Course

Piano for Beginner & Intermediate

$70

with Barbara Hendricks

Calendar Feb 25, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 7 weeks

Do you have a piano or keyboard collecting dust? Now is the time for you to learn basic piano or get back to playing again. The instructor will teach you how to read music and play with two hands in the first class! The course will take you from simple selections to more intricate melodies. Any skill level is welcome, the class is flexible and tailored to participants with much individual attention. Instruction books will be available for $20 from the instructor the first night of class. Come and play! Barbara Hendricks has taught piano and private voice at MSAD 5, 28 and 50, both day school and through adult education. She is often seen at the piano of school musicals.

Full Course

Pottery for Beginners to Advanced

$120

with Russell Kahn

Calendar Feb 25, 2019 at 5 pm, runs for 7 weeks
If you have never done pottery before or you simply need to get back on the wheel, this class is for you. Registration fee includes material of 25 lbs. of clay and the use of tools and glazes for painting your work. Russell Kahn has been teaching art in public schools for over 21 years. He currently teaches ceramics, printmaking, drawing and painting at CHRHS.

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Preparing Your Estate Plan

$20

with Zachary Herrick Edward Jones

Calendar Mar 5, 2019 at 6 pm

The seminar is a basic overview of estate planning. Among the topics we will cover are account registration, beneficiary designation, wills, trust, tax information, life insurance, and TOD. Zachary Herrick is a Financial Advisor with Edward Jones in Camden.

Sewing for Advanced Beginners

$40

with Sandy Clement

Calendar May 2, 2019 at 5:30 pm, runs for 5 weeks

If you have taken a beginners sewing class and want to go further, this is the class for you! We will start and complete a project each night including an envelope pillow, a zippered pouch, pajama bottoms, a pillowcase and one other class-selected project. Every project will feature a new technique (French seam, installing a zipper, buttonhole, hemming, and more) while following pre-printed and custom patterns. Sewing machines are available for use or students may bring their own machines if they are in good working condition. All supplies will be provided for the first class. Requirements for the following classes will be discussed that night. Sandy Clement has been sewing for many years and was the first college student in her dorm to bring a sewing machine to school. She assisted seamstress and artist, Linda Leach, on several occasions with costuming for Camden Civic Theater performances.

Sewing For Beginners Using Machines

$40

with Sandy Clement

Calendar May 1, 2019 at 5:30 pm, runs for 5 weeks
This course will cover sewing machine basics focusing on two simple projects. The first project will be a pillow constructed from a pattern we make and the second project will be made from a pattern we buy (to be determined by the students). The last class will be used for finishing projects or working on clothing repair. Machines are available but students may bring their own machines if they are in good working condition. You will learn how to choose the right material, how to sew a buttonhole, how to make custom bias binding, what tools you should have on hand, where to take shortcuts and where not to, and other handy sewing tips/techniques. Sandy Clement has been sewing for many years and was the first college student in her dorm to bring a sewing machine to school. She assisted seamstress and artist, Linda Leach, on several occasions with costuming for Camden Civic Theater performances.

Sign Carving

$35

with Sherwood Hilt

Calendar Jan 29, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 4 weeks

This class is for beginners in wooden sign carving. You will learn the art of designing and carving hand-carved signs of two types - relief and incised - creating a name or house number on pine. Tools required for class are a #3 sweeps 1/2" (12mm) FR 443, #1 chisels, single bevel 5/8" (16mm) FR 406, and chip carving knives. Tools are available to purchase at the Shelter Institute in Woolwich. The instructor will also bring a few to class. The $10.00 material fee is payable to the instructor at the first class. Sherwood Hilt first discovered wood carving at Camp Bomazen in 1990 where he learned how to do relief carvings, neckerchief slides, signs and a variety of other items. In 2012 he started carving shorebirds and ducks. He has taught merit badge wood carving for the Boy Scouts for many years. Sherwood has a degree in building construction and worked at Lyman-Morse as a cabinet maker until retirement.





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