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Balsam Fir Kissing Ball Workshop
with Lorraine Lindstedt
Join us for a fun filled class! Create a gift, bring the fragrance of Christmas into your home and keep Maine green this Christmas. Using materials provided, you will make a beautiful, 16” full arrangement of Maine balsam decorated with red ribbons. Your kissing ball is designed to be hung in an archway or outdoors. It will remain fresh throughout the holidays and beyond. After the holidays, recycle the balsam in a fragrant sachet. Please bring gloves and small hand pruners to class. Materials fee: $13 payable to the instructor. Materials for additional kissing balls will be available for purchase. Tom and Lorraine Lindstedt are experienced wreath makers, crafters and educators and operate Woodlot Management & Products; a local family owned and operated tree farm. Tuesday, 12/4, 7:00pm-9:00pm, GMS, $14
Balsam Fir Wreath Workshop
with Lorraine Lindstedt
Make a beautiful, fresh, 24” (approx.) balsam fir Christmas wreath. This class is filled with fun and laughter. Create a gift, continue a Maine tradition and keep Maine green this Christmas. Beginners become instant wreath makers with the help of easy clamp rings. Your wreath will remain fresh throughout the holidays and beyond. After the holidays, recycle the ring and use the balsam in a fragrant sachet. Please bring gloves and small hand pruners to class. Materials fee: $11, payable to instructor. Materials for additional wreaths will be available for purchase. Tom and Lorraine Lindstedt are experienced wreath makers, crafters and educators and operate Woodlot Management & Products; a local family owned and operated tree farm. Tuesday, 11/20, 7:00pm-9:00pm, GMS, $14
Beer Tasting Event @ School Street Pub and Grill
with Susan Moody
Join us at School Street Pub and Grill for a beer tasting event which will include beers from three local breweries: Allagash Brewing Company, Lone Pine Brewing Company and Nonesuch River Brewing. Patrons will enjoy samples from each brewery along with light apps that pair well with each selection. Register early; space is limited! School Street Pub and Grill was recently voted #1 during the Gorham Taste Walk and awarded the Golden Spoon. Owners Albert Asali and Susan Moody opened the pub in April 2016. Event is limited to adults 21 years or older. Monday, 10/22, 6:00pm-8:00pm, School Street Pub & Grill, Course fee: $34, includes food/drink fee
Book Arts - Session II
with Mia Bogyo
Explore the world of handmade books and journals. Using a variety of cut paper along with folding and binding techniques, artists will create a small series of pages beautifully bound together. We will also design a variety of our own papers as part of the process. Register early; this class will take only 10 students. Instructor: Mia Bogyo *same class offered on two different dates Session II: Saturday, 10/27, 9:30am-12:00pm, Community Arts Center (34 School St., Gorham), $39 (materials included).
with Mary Kroth-Brunet
1 out of 5 falls cause serious injury. How’s your balance? Do you know how to challenge it safely? Join us for this educational and interactive workshop as Back in Motion Physical Therapy’s Mary Kroth-Brunet provides simple steps to give you confidence with your balance and avoid falls in the winter season. You will have an opportunity to ask questions at the end of class and enjoy a FREE giveaway from your instructor! Mary Kroth-Brunet, MS, PT, has been a physical therapist treating LBP for over 30 years. Her expertise in helping others comes from her ability to simplify information into applicable tools for everyone. She has taught courses in LBP for over 20 years all over the world. Wednesday, 11/14, 5:00pm-6:15pm, GMS, $5
with Nicholas Orgo
Students will learn how to make classic Greek food starting with avgolemono, a lemon, egg and chicken soup, followed by classic Greek chicken and potatoes and lastly the Greek staple, baklava!! OPA!!! Nicholas Orgo is the chef and owner of M.A.N.E. Catering and Event Services and has over 20 years of experience in restaurants and catering. Wednesday, 11/14, 6:00pm-9:00pm, GMS, $34, includes food fee Please note our policy: Cooking classes require a 5-day cancellation notice as they require the advance purchase of perishable products. No shows and late cancellations will not be refunded.
Introduction to Essential Oils, Part 2
with Elissa Nauman
Continue on your learning journey for essential oils! Let’s delve a little deeper and learn more specific oils, their uses, what mixes well together and how they can be used to enhance your everyday life. The instructor will have samples for smelling and trying while in class and will distribute recipes for you to take home to try on your own. Essential oils will be discussed generally; specific oil companies will not be named. There will be some review of material from the first introduction class, specifically how to buy essential oils safely and what to look for in a trusted company. This class is a continuation of the Introduction to Essential Oils class, held on 9/25/2018. Elissa Nauman is a Certified Essential Oils Coach through the American Association of Drugless Practitioners (AADP). She is a health enthusiast and holds a M.S. in Counseling and Psychological Services from Salem State University. Elissa resides in Gorham with her husband and two children. Tuesday, 10/23, 6:30pm-8:00pm, GMS, $14
Italian Cooking Night
with Nicholas Orgo
In this course, students will enjoy a mixture of lecture, hands-on cooking and eating as they learn to make a panzanella salad, chicken marsala with wild mushrooms over penne and ricotta cannolis. Nicholas Orgo is the chef and owner of M.A.N.E. Catering and Event Services and has over 20 years of experience in restaurants and catering. Tuesday, 10/30, 6:00pm-9:00pm, GMS, $34, includes food fee Please note our policy: Cooking classes require a 5-day cancellation notice as they require the advance purchase of perishable products. No shows and late cancellations will not be refunded.