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Personal Enrichment

Introduction to Watercolor Painting

$79

with Christopher Reed

Calendar Next available session starts Feb 2, 2022 at 12:30 pm, runs for 6 weeks
1 additional session on Mar 23, 2022

ZOOM This class will provide students with the basic skills for watercolor painting. A variety of different landscape and still life images will be used to gain a better understanding of color and composition. Each class will begin with a short meditation to minimize inhibitions and fears associated with the creative process. A supply list will be sent before class. No class February 23, session 1. 

Mixed Media

$79

with Christopher Reed

Calendar Next available session starts Feb 3, 2022 at 12:30 pm, runs for 6 weeks
1 additional session on Mar 24, 2022

ZOOM This class will provide the opportunity to explore a wide range of different artistic techniques and mediums, including watercolor pencils, ink, pastels, charcoal, and graphite. Students will have the opportunity to work in representational and abstract styles based on photos. Mindfulness exercises will be used to minimize the inhibitions associated with the creative process. A supply list will be provided. 

Nutrition Tips for Living With Diabetes

Free

with Hillary Pride

Calendar Next available session starts Feb 3, 2022 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

ZOOM Confused about carbs? Join Scarborough Hannaford Registered Dietitian, Hillary Pride, for this informative virtual class covering nutrition for eating with diabetes. Participants will learn how to interpret a nutrition facts label, tools to help navigate the grocery store, and tricks to balance their plate for a diabetes friendly diet. 

Emergency Preparedness at Home

Free

with Rich Kindelan

Calendar Next available session starts Feb 10, 2022 at 5:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Are you ready for any home emergency that may arise? One or two days without electricity or heat may be manageable, but what about extended periods and/or if you need to evacuate to a shelter? Learn greater self-sufficiency for the days after an extended and/or area-wide emergency. Topics include: assembling an emergency preparedness kit; creating a family emergency and communication plan; overviewing issues related to food, water, lighting, heat, health, and hygiene; prevention and mitigations strategies you can do at home to protect household members, valuables, and important documents; and info on community resources and shelters.

Houseplants 101

$15

with Raychell Libby

Calendar Next available session starts Feb 15, 2022 at 5:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Take home a baby plant! Houseplants purify air, regulate humidity, and even reduce stress levels. This class teaches you the basic needs of houseplants: light, soil, water, nutrients, and protection from pests. Explore best plant varieties for various light levels, easiest care, air purification, and even gift-giving. Learn basic propagation techniques, and try your hand at potting your very own baby plant. Bring a box or bag to protect the plant you will take home. 

Floating Embroidery

$45

with Sarah deGrandis

Calendar Next available session starts Feb 15, 2022 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Create a magical "floating" piece of embroidery! Learn to use basic embroidery stitches on tulle cloth in a 6 inch round embroidery hoop. Make a lovely piece for your home or to give as a gift!

Intermediate Guitar

$30

with Ian Weidner

Calendar Next available session starts Feb 15, 2022 at 6:30 pm, runs for 2 weeks

A great class for those who have played guitar for awhile, can competently strum through songs, and want to expand their knowledge of mapping the fretboard, scales, triads, and some simple music theory. Learn to use the C-A-G-E-D system to navigate and better understand the fretboard. You will learn some scales you can use to improvise and and express your unique creativity. Learn techniques to add dynamics to your rhythm playing! Acoustic guitar and capo required. Electronic tuner highly recommended. 

Beginner Guitar

$60

with Ian Weidner

Calendar Next available session starts Feb 16, 2022 at 6:30 pm, runs for 4 weeks

A popular class! Absolute beginners and those with little experience will learn the chords, skills, and techniques needed for a strong foundation for starting their guitar-playing journey. Learn how to strum simple tunes and how to make the most of your practice time. Acoustic guitar and picks are required, and an electronic tuner and capo are highly recommended.





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