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Reupholster a Chair

$94

with Dick Albert

Calendar Apr 27, 2021 at 5:30 pm, runs for 8 weeks

Haven’t you always wondered how this was done?? In this class you will learn to properly tear down a chair, align fabric, cut out patterns to match, stitch on a commercial machine, make repairs to the frame, tie springs, add padding and apply the new material in the proper sequence.

Students will need to bring an upholstery tack puller, scissors for cutting fabric, upholstered chair to work on, 5-7.5 yards of upholstery fabric (do not need for first class) electric stapler (if you have one and don’t forget the extension cord or air hose for your particular stapler), plyers, rubber mallet. Learn some of the ‘tricks of the trade’ from an expert!

*Students will need to bring  the chair back and forth to class each week.*

Lab fee of $22 payable directly to instructor on first day of class

Full Course

Beginner Guitar-spring class

$39

with Jeffrey Chaplin

Calendar Apr 27, 2021 at 6 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Have you ever wanted to learn the guitar? Our instructor, Jeff Chaplin can teach you the basics as well as about music. He will instruct you on chords and songs including light improvs and melodies.

Students will need to bring their acoustic guitar and a notebook to class.

Full Course

Beyond the Brush Painting Methods

$16

with Kim Crawford

Calendar Apr 28, 2021 at 6 pm

Do you like to get creative with your painting? Did you know that you can paint with lots of alternatives to a paint brush? Have you tried q-tips or straws to make shapes? Have you tried sponges or plastic bags to make texture? In this fun class we will help you explore your inner adventurist in painting techniques!

Students should bring their open mind and adventurous spirit!

*Lab fee of $10 payable to instructor at start of class*

Full Course

Continuing Spanish-in-person

$45

with Meredith Morehouse

Calendar May 4, 2021 at 2 pm, runs for 4 weeks

For those who already know basic Spanish grammar, pronunciation, everyday vocabulary, and

present-tense verbs and want to keep learning and speaking it. Classes are interactive and

fun. Along the way you’ll learn about the culture, music, food, history, etc., of Spanish-speaking

countries. Content will be tailored to your needs (e.g., for travel, work, new friends/family,

school, or new challenge).

Continuing Spanish-online

$45

with Meredith Morehouse

Calendar May 5, 2021 at 6 pm, runs for 4 weeks

This class is online. Students will need to have high speed internet connection, device with camera and microphone and a Zoom account for this class. 

For those who already know basic Spanish grammar, pronunciation, everyday vocabulary, and

present-tense verbs and want to keep learning and speaking it. Classes are interactive and

fun. Along the way you’ll learn about the culture, music, food, history, etc., of Spanish-speaking

countries. Content will be tailored to your needs (e.g., for travel, work, new friends/family,

school, or new challenge).

Will run

Drawing for Adult Beginners

$29

with Donna Kantor

Calendar May 11, 2021 at 6:30 pm, runs for 3 weeks

It’s never too late to learn! No experience is necessary or expected. A class that introduces a nuts and bolts approach to a structured drawing process. A variety of mediums will be used, graphite in different forms and charcoal in block, powder and vine. Materials provided for in-class use. 

Full Course

Simplify Your Savings and Spending Strategies

Free

with Jennifer Arsenault

Calendar May 12, 2021 at 6 pm

Join Jennifer Arsenault of Edward Jones for this one night workshop where you will learn to develop a budget and identify your financial goals.

*This is an online class. You will need high speed internet and a device with camera and microphone.This will be a Zoom class.*

Will run

Watercolors for Beginners to Intermediate

$34

with Donna Kantor

Calendar May 12, 2021 at 6 pm, runs for 3 weeks

If you’ve always wanted to learn watercolor painting in a relaxed, no critique environment, this is the perfect class! A place to learn some foundational skills and a variety of techniques, painting a simple landscape, birds and a floral. 

Suggested materials list will be available at first class. But please bring whatever materials you have. 

Full Course




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