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Personal Enrichment

Apple Fruit Tree Pruning - Spring 2019

$19

with Casey Elmer

Calendar Next session starts Mar 30, 2019 at 9 am, runs for 1 week
Fruit tree enthusiasts all know it has always been a tradition to prune your fruit trees on the warm spring day, we will show you that you can also prune in the fall. If you have a tree that has been neglected and want to reinvigorate it but are not sure how to properly prune your tree, then this class is for you. This class will cover how to prune a fruit tree, what to look for and then we will have a demonstration.

Beginner Acrylic Pour Painting Part II - Spring 2019

$39

with Tara Finlay

Calendar Next session starts Apr 22, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

In this sequel to Beginner Acrylic Pours, we will focus on “swipes” where paint is poured differently than in the beginner class, and then swiped using various implements to reveal layers of color. Popular swipe techniques such as Ocean Wave, Starburst, Paper Towel, and ball chain swipes will be discussed. Each student will be able to choose their own colors and the swipe technique that appeals to them.

You must have taken Beginner Acrylic Pouring with Tara or be familiar with mixing and pouring acrylic paints to take this class.

Bottle Vases - Spring 2019

$29

with Martha Chessie

Calendar Next session starts May 7, 2019 at 5:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Bring along 2 glass jars, such as a mayonnaise jar, salsa, spaghetti sauce, or pickle jar, to make these two wonderful baskets just in time for Mother’s Day.

Bring along a mop size bucket, scissors, 12 spring type clothespins, pencil, jackknife, tape measure, and a spray bottle.

Branch Weaving - Spring 2019

$24

with Tara Finlay

Calendar Next session starts May 4, 2019 at 11 am, runs for 1 week

In this gentle introduction to basic weaving, we’ll be working with colorful yarns and Y-shaped branches. Please bring one sturdy Y-shaped branch approximately 1/2” or larger in diameter. The branch should be cut green (not dead, dry, brittle) and free of leaves. If you do not have access to branches, please let us know and the instructor will provide them. The instructor will also have lots of pretty yarn but you can bring any yarn you choose. Various styles and textures of yarn look good together in a weaving.

Cake Decorating: Naked Wedding Cakes SII - Spring 2019

$27

with Margie Genereux

Calendar Next session starts Apr 30, 2019 at 5:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Beautiful cakes can be both simple and stunning. Join Margie for 1, 2, or all 3 classes and learn how to decorate cakes for any event. Focus will be on wedding cakes.

Naked cakes are all the rage! Learn how to decorate cakes simply, using fresh flowers and greens and limited frosting. Tips, tricks, and resources provided.

Cheese Boards for Entertaining - Spring 2019

$27

with Margie Genereux

Calendar Next session starts May 21, 2019 at 5:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Cheese boards are a simple, effective, and stunning way to impress your guests. Join Margie as we build and enjoy several variations of the cheese board. Tips, tricks, and resources will be provided.

Container Garden - Spring 2019

$30

with Gail Roller

Calendar Next session starts May 16, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Brighten an entryway or add a splash of color to your deck with an ever blooming pot of flowers. Container gardens are an easy way to add color, and bring beauty into your life. Learn the basics of design and care; and plant your own mini garden to take home and enjoy. Participants will gain the confidence to design and make container gardens on their own.

Crock Pot Boot Camp SII - Spring 2019

$27

with Margie Genereux

Calendar Next session starts Apr 2, 2019 at 5:30 pm, runs for 1 week

We all have at least one crock pot/slow cooker - but do you use it all the time? How wonderful would it be to come home to a hot meal a night or two each week? Join Margie and learn how to make that slow cooker your best friend. Several slow cooker creations will be provided, as well as tips, tricks, and recipes.





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