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Lake Region & Fryeburg Area Adult Education



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College Success
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College Success

Free

with Nancy Wilson

Calendar Oct 9, 2019 at 10 am, runs for 8 weeks

First and last classes are live classes from 10-12 in Naples

Location: 2 ‘live’ sessions with an advisor/instructor in Naples and 6 online sessions-First and Last session are live in Naples with instructor

fulfills a 1 credit graduation requirement for both Southern Maine Community College (SMCC) and Central Maine Community College (CMCC). Students who successfully complete class will meet the graduation requirements for the Freshman Interest Group (SMCC) or the First Year Seminar (CMCC) and will earn a credit towards degree completion.

 Pre-registration is required.

-Call for more info!

Please call us: 627-4291

or email rhonda.jacobson@lakeregionschools.org

Basic Beaded Earrings

$39

with Art Night Out Instructor

Calendar Nov 19, 2019 at 6 pm

Love gorgeous beaded jewelry, but not sure how to make your own? Let us show you

the basic tools and techniques needed to make attractive earrings in just minutes.

Choose from our large selection of high-quality materials; silver ear wires and head pins, faceted Czech crystal in all colors and sizes, and seed beads in our own color way mixes. Learn basic wire wrapping techniques as well as advanced techniques such as working with chain and clusters. Workshop fee includes all materials needed to make two pairs of earrings.

Will run

Color My Cloth

$14

with Patty Sawyer

Calendar Nov 19, 2019 at 6 pm

How fun to spend some time coloring with a box of Crayola crayons?  We’ll color a marked picture on cloth and then add thread to highlight and embellish.  Quilting and binding will be covered if time allows, you’ll go home inspired with new ideas and an almost finished project.  (lab fee applies)

Kit Contains:    1 -14” square printed background fabric

                        1 -14” square Muslin for backing

                        1 -14” square cotton batting

                        1 -14” square freezer paper

 

 

Supplies Needed:        1 -24 box Crayola crayons

                                    1 -#2 lead pencil

                                    1 – ultra-fine black sharpie marker

 

 

Supplies Needed for Finishing:  (if time allows)  Note:  Finishing techniques and several options will be discussed and explained but time may not allow for execution during class.

 

                                    Sewing machine for machine quilting and embellishment, if desired

                        OR       Needles for Hand quilting and embellishments

                                    A variety of thread (colors and textures)

                                    Beads and/or ribbon

                                    Binding Fabric – 2 - 2 ¼”x WOF strips

 

Questions concerning this class may be directed to Patty@B2Bquilting.com

Lab fee: $15 to be paid directly to instructor at the start of class

Best known for her infectious passion for quilting, Patty Sawyer has been actively lecturing, instructing and judging in the quilting industry for more than 12 years. Patty’s whimsical approach and playful style of connecting with her students leads to unleashing inhibitions and revealing hidden talents. She delights sharing her expertise and abundant knowledge of shortcuts, tips, and tools to help enlighten and build confidence. Patty currently owns and operates Border 2 Border Quilting Studio and Sew-clusion Retreats, LLC in Sebago.

 

Retirement by Design

Free

with Jennifer Arsenault

Calendar Nov 19, 2019 at 6:30 pm

How do you define retirement goals and determine savings needed to reach those goals? Get the help and answers you need from an investment professional.

Jennifer Arsenault is a Financial Advisor with Edward Jones Investing, Windham, ME

Will run

CPR and First Aid

$59

with Susan Robbins R.N.

Calendar Dec 3, 2019 at 4 pm

*CLass date has been changed to December 3*

In a medical emergency, would you know what to do? We'll cover splinting, control bleeding, shock, environmental emergencies, choking emergencies, breathing problems, chest compressions (CPR), and how to use an Automated Electronic Defibrillator (AED). Heartsaver® First Aid CPR AED is a classroom, video-based, instructor-led course that teaches students critical skills needed to respond to and manage a first aid, choking or sudden cardiac arrest emergency in the first few minutes until emergency medical services (EMS) arrives.

Dimensional Holiday Snowflake Ornament

$16

with Patty Sawyer

Calendar Dec 3, 2019 at 5 pm

Add a festive flare to your holiday by creating these easy and intriguing dimensional snowflake ornaments.   Learn to fuse fabric to poster board, cutting it into strips, weave and glue them together and embellish them as desired for a simple yet effective holiday decoration.  Hang them on your holiday tree or use them as adornments to your gift packages.  Once you learn the technique, you’ll want to explore the possibilities of differing sizes and fabric combinations. This class is suitable to all skill levels and a fun and relaxing way to usher in the holidays.

Students will need to bring:

Glue gun with several extra glue sticks

Heat resistant rubber finger protectors or heat resistant gloves, if you have them

            Sharp utility scissors

            Wonder clips or binder clips (about 10-12)

            Small rotary cutting mat with rotary cutter and ruler

             Embellishments (if you have them) – jewels, ribbon bows, and beads seem to work best

 

Best known for her infectious passion for quilting, Patty Sawyer has been actively lecturing, instructing and judging in the quilting industry for more than 12 years. Patty’s whimsical approach and playful style of connecting with her students leads to unleashing inhibitions and revealing hidden talents. She delights sharing her expertise and abundant knowledge of shortcuts, tips, and tools to help enlighten and build confidence. Patty currently owns and operates Border 2 Border Quilting Studio and Sew-clusion Retreats, LLC in Sebago.

Holiday Chocolates

$14

with Jim Miller

Calendar Dec 3, 2019 at 6 pm

Come and enjoy the art of chocolate making from local chocolate legend, Jim Miller aka “The Candy Man! In this fun and oh so yummy class you will learn to make chocolate Santa lollipops and various dipped chocolate delights. Too good to miss! You will not only make treats, but will be able to bring your delights home to impress your family and friends! Bring a container to take home your lovely treats.

*Lab fee of $10 paid directly to instructor at start of class*

Full Course

Translucent Window Stars

$14

with Sherrie Billings

Calendar Dec 3, 2019 at 6 pm

Radiate light, even as the days are darkening by learning to create geometric window stars! Each participant will make and take home several finished stars made of special kite paper, reminiscent of kaleidoscopes and cut paper snowflakes. All materials will be provided by instructor. Class is for all ages!





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