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Outdoor Grilling Secrets

$39

with Chris Toy

Calendar Jun 5, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Grilling season is upon us! Join Chris Toy and discover the secrets of successful grilling! Explore a variety of flavors on the grill with teriyaki chicken, pesto grilled fish, butter pepper steak, and roasted vegetables. Kick start your summer by mastering the grill! Bring containers for leftovers. Food fee included. 

Photo Expedition: Botanical Gardens

$85

with Gary Swinton

Calendar Jun 19, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 3 weeks

Learn to create amazing photos from a professional!  Find out how to choose the right camera gear, isolate subjects, deal with backgrounds, use natural light to your advantage, use zoom functions effectively, choose exposure techniques, and find uncommon perspectives. This class includes two classroom sessions and one expedition at the Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens on Saturday, June 23. Admission and transportation not included. 

Studio Artisane: Mommy and Me

$95

with Sandrine Moser

Calendar Jun 8, 2018 at 5:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Sandrine Moser is originally from a little town in Southern France. Sandrine’s woodworking career began in 2012 by building furniture for her daughter’s dolls. From there, she pursued her love for the craft with bigger pieces by building all the furniture in her house, including bookshelves, tables, and beds. Sandrine wants to empower her students by teaching them to confidently build their own projects. She wants her students to be proud to say “I built it!” This class is designed for beginner power tool users. Please keep long hair tied back, wear closed-toe shoes, and do not wear jewelry. For more information, please email Sandrine at studioartisane@gmail.com. 

Learn about the following in each workshop:

A.  Selecting proper materials  

B.  Reading plans and visualizing the project

C.  Measuring and laying out project parts

C.  Identifying common hand tools by proper name

D.  Identifying and demonstrating proper usage of power tools

E.  Cutting pieces

F.  Sanding wood for preparation of finish

G. Sharing ideas on finishing (finishing is done at home)

Tae Kwon Do for Adults (Spring)

$85

with Jake Daniele

Calendar Apr 3, 2018 at 5:30 pm

Tae Kwon Do is a great way to become physically and mentally fit while having fun! Learn valuable life long skills – respect, self-confidence, and courage, all while practicing self-defense techniques. We stress going at your own pace and strive to help you on your journey Free uniform for your first session! (Beginners are asked to arrive at 5:30  and stay for the second class as well.)

There will be no class on 4/17

Tae Kwon Do for Adults (Summer)

$85

with Jake Daniele

Calendar Jun 19, 2018 at 5:30 pm

Tae Kwon Do is a great way to become physically and mentally fit while having fun! Learn valuable life long skills – respect, self-confidence, and courage, all while practicing self-defense techniques. We stress going at your own pace and strive to help you on your journey Free uniform for your first session! (Beginners are asked to arrive at 5:30  and stay for the second class as well.)

There will be no class on 7/3

The Maine Bucket List: Baxter Park and Mt. Katahdin with Chris Toy
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The Maine Bucket List: Baxter Park and Mt. Katahdin with Chris Toy

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with Chris Toy

Mt. Katahdin is #2 on National Geographic’s top 10 summits worldwide! Check Baxter Park and Mt. Katahdin off your bucket list (weather permitting!) AND enjoy great camp cooking with Registered Maine Guide and chef Chris Toy for 3 days, Saturday-Monday in late September/early October. Park rules only allow reservations 4 months in advance. There will be a required meeting one month before the trip. This is a strenuous trip requiring uphill hiking for 6 hours at a stretch carrying a backpack weighing at least 12 lbs. Please note: Our group will stay together for the whole trip. We will gain the summit as a team or no one will.

Dates TBD. 

Chris Toy will host an Info Night on Thursday, June 28 at 7:00 pm, Freeport Middle School Library. Please email Kelli at parkk@rsu5.org if you plan to attend.

Price: $175 (includes Registered Maine Guide, camping fees, 2 breakfasts, 2 dinners, and 1 lunch). Transportation is not included. 

For more information on how to register, please email Kelli at parkk@rsu5.org. 

Tour of Flavors: Union and Appleton

$59

with Kelli Park

Calendar Jun 28, 2018 at 8:30 am, runs for 1 week

Fall in love with Midcoast Maine’s farm country and discover the hidden gems of Appleton and Union! They have it all, as far as local flavors go! Explore the rolling hills of Appleton: enjoy a tour of Glendarragh Lavender Farm, learn about making goat cheese at Appleton Creamery, and savor a mouth-watering, locally-sourced lunch at Deer Foot Farm Market. Next stop: Highcroft Farm! Discover the art of spinning and dyeing yarn (from resident sheep, goats, and angora rabbits!), tour the farm, gardens, and gift shop (featuring handmade goods, art and antiques). Last, but not least: Sweetgrass Winery in Union! Enjoy a wine tasting with scenic views of the Medomak Valley to fully appreciate the flavors of the region. Summer is on its way, so let’s celebrate in true Maine style! Lunch, wine tasting and tour included in cost. Please wear appropriate footwear for walking and dress in layers for the weather. Rain or shine. Please bring an insulated cooler bag if you plan to purchase grocery items at the farms.

Womens Field Hockey 2018

$10
Calendar Apr 15, 2018 at 4 pm, runs for 9 weeks

Love field hockey but not sure where to find a game? Join us this summer on Sunday evenings at the Freeport High School Turf Field for some competitive field hockey fun! Prior field hockey playing experience required. Participants must supply their own stick, mouth-guard and shin guards. For more information contact Angela Ingerson at aingerson@myfairpoint.net. On certain days, the program may be relocated. Register to be added to the contact list to be notified!

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