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WRITING FICTION AND NON-FICTION

with THOMAS KANE

Mar
7

March 7th to April 11th, 2023

$45 More Info

Whether you are working on your first novel or your latest magazine article, you know that one of the most valuable things any writer can have is feedback. Another is support. This workshop offers both, along with seminars on such topics as finding inspiration, performing research, organizing one’s ideas, using words powerfully and approaching publishers. The group leader, Dr. Thomas M. Kane, has published 27 books and has extensive experience teaching witing.

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GARDEN TOMATO PRODUCTION

with Nick Rowley

Feb
7

February 7th, 2023

$20 More Info

Come learn about growning tomatoes! Tomatoes are one of the most valuable and sought-after produce items in the garden. Th s course will be a basic overview of tomato production for small gardens to small farms and will cover topics such as: tomato varieties, cultivation, pruning and pest control. Students only need note taking items and the desire to grow good tomatoes!

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MAINE DRIVING DYNAMICS

with CHANTEL PLUMMER

Apr
3

April 3rd to 5th, 2023

$40 More Info

This course offers drivers the opportunity to improve their driving abilities. This five-hour course includes collision avoidance techniques, safety issues, driver habits and attitudes, and the basic elements that constantly challenge drivers on Maine’s highways. A certified Maine Driving Dynamics instructor teaches the course. Participants must attend both evenings. Those completing the course will receive a three point credit on their driving record.(Please include your driver’s license number and date of birth when registering)

Need to call the Franklin County Adult Education at 207-778-3460.

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HOMEMADE GOAT MILK SOAP

with Karen Shumac

Mar
2

March 2nd to 9th, 2023

$40 More Info

Over the course of 2 sessions, we will transform common kitchen ingredients into beautiful handcrafted soap. On the first night, we will briefly discuss the science of soap making, safety tips, tools and ingre-dients. Then using a basic recipe we will combine vegetable oils and goat milk into a simple but luxurious soap the likes of which you will not fi d on the grocery store shelf. On the second night we will expand our repertoire by adding the color, scent, and/or exfoliate of your choice. Each participant will go home with several bars of soap.

Materials: $15 pay to instructor at 1st class

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BIRCH TREE WATERCOLOR – 2

with Katherine Richards

Mar
2

March 2nd to 23rd, 2023

$45 More Info

Birch trees are the most rewarding and therefore fun trees to paint. You will explore birches in different seasons and settings. You will learn basic watercolor techniques while learning landscape color theory. The instructor will supply classroom watercolors to use, but, if you like, you are encouraged to bring your own materials.

Materials fee: $20 pay instructor at 1st class.

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FOLD FORMING

with VERA JOHNSON

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THIS IS NOT CONFIRMATION OF ENROLLMENT 

If you are interested in learning when and where the class is, please register on this “INTEREST ONLY” list. 

Here we get more involved and explore more. Fold forming is used to describe folding softened or annealed metal giving it dimension and sculptural design. In this workshop you’ll learn how to anneal, fold, forge and air hase the metal to create organic shapes and twists. Fold forming is used in sculpture, jewelry design and more. You could leave with a couple of pieces; we will discuss patinas and fin shes. Bring a plastic cottage cheese or similar larger container to begin your patina to take home with you to let it cure. 

Location: Vera’s Iron & Vine - 87 High Street, Wilton, Maine 04294 

Dates: TBA - 4 hour class 

Days: Sunday 

TO GET ON THE "INTEREST ONLY" LIST PLEASE CALL 207-778-3460

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