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Felting with Artist Susan Mills F18
with Susan Mills
Mixed Media and fiber artist Susan Mills will guide you through the process of wet felting using merino wool, soapy water and a palm sander. Create your own handbag, vessel or wall hanging in one day! All tools and materials are provided, although participants are welcome to bring feathers, sticks and natural objects to incorporate into their work. Bring a bag lunch. Limit 12 students.
Gardens Aglow Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens F18
with Paula Raymond
SEE THE GARDENS IN A WHOLE NEW LIGHT! No need to worry about parking or driving in poor visibility on this trip! Travel to Boothbay in comfort with a Cyr Bus and in-bus entertainment. The bus will drop you off at the Visitor’s Center of the gardens. Once inside, you will have two and one half hours to explore the magic within the gardens. Join us this winter for the biggest and brightest light display in Maine! This year, over 360,000 energy efficient LED lights decorate our central gardens and buildings. That’s right - the largest light display in Maine just got larger! From the lights, to the s’mores pit, food trucks and special art exhibits, Gardens Aglow has something for the whole family. Join us to experience the magic. Saturday, 4:30 -10:00 p.m., Dec. 1 (1 session) Rain Date: Saturday, Dec. 8 Depart 4:30 p.m., from Waterville, Return 10:00 p.m. Depart 5:00 p.m., from Gardiner (West Gardiner Service Plaza) Return 9:30 p.m.
Historic Floor Cloths Messalonskee F18
with Pam Gatcomb
Based on popular legend, floor cloths may have originated as early as the 15th century in France, but today most historic research indicates that they date back to the Renaissance period. Certainly by the 1700s floor clothes were routinely used on the ordinary folks household floors of Europe and the American Colonies. They are beautiful stenciled or hand painted canvas carpet--sometimes called a summer floor mat. They are virtually indestructible, and can be cleaned easily with a clean damp cloth. The bright geometric patterns, floral, and free-hand nature images can create a strikingly unique visual image for your floor/s. A $75 materials fee is payable to the instructor at start of class. Do bring a bag lunch, as we will have a half hour break midway though the class. You will also need to bring a large plastic trash bag, an apron, hair dryer, extension cord, and a special design that you like, or there will be designs available in the classroom to choose amongst. Rugs will be 32 x 25 inches. Limit 10 students.
Holistic Self Care-Exploring The Chakras F18
with Eva Goulette
Learn simple tools and techniques that will help you maintain your health and wellbeing holistically. Chakras are energy centers located at seven locations within the body and help to regulate everything from organ function to the immune system and emotions. This workshop will explore the important role chakras play in our lives and how we can keep them healthy. A $10 materials fee is payable to the instructor at the start of class. Storm date of Nov. 6. Limit 20 students.
Holistics: Long Distance Healing F18
with Ed Kuiper
Did you know that we all are connected energetically? This means we can transmit energy through this connection to specific people all over the world and expect to see wonderful healing results. In this class, you will be taught all about two specific procedures to do this and actually perform them together. When you see what happens, you’ll want to use them again and again to help people in need. Since all of us know people who are physically or emotionally distressed, this class will be your chance to help them experience a miracle. Before coming to the class, contact them and tell them you will be transmitting healing energy to them on the evening of the class. Limit 20 students.
How to Become a Notary Public F18
with Patti Dubois
Introduction to Throwing on a Wheel F18
with Denae Ferguson
Have you ever wanted to try throwing on a wheel without the commitment of a multi-week class? This introductory afternoon class will involve the basics: centering clay on a wheel, throwing clay, and making a simple object. Beginners are encouraged to try this class and discover the magic of pottery! Ages 15 +. All materials included. Limit 6 students.
Magic of Christmas, Portland Symphony Orchestra F18
with Jane Lee
The bus will depart from Waterville at 12 p.m. and will make another pick-up at the West Gardiner Service Plaza at 12:30 p.m. We should arrive at around 1:30 p.m.. We will then attend the 2:00 p.m. matinee at the Portland Symphony! We will head back and drop off in Gardiner, we should return to Waterville by approximately 6:00 p.m. No refunds will be made after October 15. Fee includes transportation and theater ticket.