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A Walk Through Maine's Salt Marshes: Their Ecology and Conservation
with Grace Glynn
Salt marshes are increasingly recognized as highly valuable places that cushion Maine's coast from the open ocean, sponging up carbon and providing feeding grounds for wildlife. Join us in an illustrated "walk" through Maine's salt marshes with a special focus on our state's largest salt marsh, the Scarborough Marsh-its history and ecology. Join in a discussion of conservation and restoration techniques that could allow salt marshes to persist in our environment and into the future.
Cardio, Core & More
with Jenna Chase
Zoom Come sweat with us as your boost your strength and endurance in this total body workout! Using hand weights or household objects will challenge different muscle groups and bring out those feel good endorphins! Equipment needed for class: hand weights. No class Nov. 24th
Experimental Mixed Media
with Christopher Reed
ZOOM This class will provide the opportunity to experiment with a range of different mediums, including watercolor pencils, ink, pastels, charcoal, and graphite, all while utilizing various techniques. There will be an emphasis on challenging yourself to explore unfamiliar territory while opening the door to your own unique way of working representationally and/or abstractly. A supply list will be provided when the class is determined to run. Instructor: Christopher Reed, BA in Visual Arts, Bowdoin College.
Heart Healthy Nutrition
with Hillary Pride
Join Scarborough Hannaford Dietitian, Hillary Pride, RDN, LD, NASM-CPT to learn how to fill your cart to protect your heart. We'll take a close look at foods that can help improve your blood pressure, cholesterol, and overall health. This class will include a demonstation of an easy to put together, heart healthy, and delicious recipe.
with Jenna Chase
Zoom Start the morning with some movement! This circuit-style class is great for all fitness levels, and works your entire body. All exercises have a modification and progression for tailored results. Get your heart pumping, increase your strength, and work on your core during this class. Equipment needed for class: hand weights. No class Nov. 26th.
Modern Punch Needle
with Sarah deGrandis
Make a modern and fun piece of wall art for your home using the traditional craft of punch needle rug hooking! Learn the basics and tools of punch needle, as well as tips and tricks, ideas on how to finish your piece, and the confidence to start new projects on your own. Choose from a cute cat, floral, mod drop, color block bloom, or modern abstract design. Cost includes materials kit with hoop, punch needle, cloth, yarn, and tip sheet.
Beyond Beginner Guitar
with Ian Weidner
Ready to take it to the next level? Further develop your guitar playing skills and improve your understanding of the guitar fret board. We'll also play blues progressions and rhythms, touch on simple music theory, and begin to improvise and express each student's creativity. Acoustic guitar, capo, and pick required, and an electronic tuner is highly recommended. Instructor: Ian Weidner. No class Nov. 24
Winter Birds: Their Identification and Feeding
with Linda Woodard
Learn to identify the birds you may find in your yard this winter, as well as learn how you can hlep them through our Maine winters with food and water. We will study a variety of birds, including ducks and birds of prey, noting any population shifts. Examples of appropriate feed and feeders will be present for you to review, as well as resource books. Handouts to take home will be provided. Join us for a fun and informative evening!