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Berry Picking Basket
with Martha Chessie
Using a solid, round base and a wooden swing handle, this sweet, colorful basket is perfect for collecting berries or carrying your lunch. Supply list: mop-size bucket, spring-type clothespins, sturdy scissors, a tape measure, pencil, utility knife and spray bottle. This class has an additional $16 lab fee.
with Kate McCarty
A member of the University of Maine Cooperative Extension will review the basics of canning in time for spring. Can salsa by combining tomatoes, peppers with a variety of spices., and plan your gardening season for future canning. The additional $5 lab fee for the class will cover for food costs and for jars, but students should bring two potholders to class.
Connors School Construction
with Bill Webster
Learn about the construction work at Robert V. Connors Elementary School right next door to Lewiston High School. Hear about the work that has been done and the work that remains to be done for the new school. Weather permitting, the class will visit the construction site. Students should wear boots or other footwear suitable for walking through mud and soil.
Essential Oils for Your Health
with Lana Hall
Essential Oils for Your Health is an interactive class where you will experience theraputic-grade essential oils and learn how they can help you to live a healthy lifestyle. Find out how the oils can help support your immune, digestive and respiratory systems, how they can assist with emotional balance and help you deal with stress. Also learn how you can get a better sleep, healthier skin and be in charge of your health.
with Kate McCarty
This hands-on food preservation workshop taught by a member of the University of Maine Cooperative Extension will teach the basic steps for fermenting; preserving equipment, recommended recipes and ingredients. Enjoy the wonders and ease of fermentation with a batch of vegetable ferments, like sauerkraut and kimchi, learn the steps in fermentation, and take your first batch of kimchi home. The cost of class includes an additional $20 lab fee.
Geiger Business Tour
with Peter Geiger
Get a look at the new solar panels and other energy-related improvements at the Geiger campus on Mount Hope Avenue in Lewiston. The one-hour tour will touch on the transformation of a 1954 manufacturing facility into a modern, highly energy efficient office designed around the needs of the workforce of today and the future. Bring comfortable walking shoes for this tour inside and outside the building. Students will also have to provide their own transportation.
West Coast Swing Advanced
with Shan Teixeira
This is a continuation of West Coast Swing: Beginner, developing furher skills and patterns within the dance. No partner is required, but students need to have taken West Coast Swing: Beginner or have had prior experience with West Coast Swing basics. The registration cost is per person.