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Personal Enrichment

Dragons: East & West (SINGLE ADULT)


with Chris Toy

Calendar Apr 6, 2019 at 12 pm

If you're interested in Art, Food, Mythology, and ...DRAGONS.  Join artist Kat Logan and cooking Instructor Chris Toy for this hands-on experience!  Explore the mythology of dragons from Asia and Europe as we create our own edible versions of these fantastic creatures!  Kat will guide you through the creation of your own watercolor dragon masterpiece, and Chris will help you prepare the dough for your 3-D dragon sculptures!  Learn the Eastern and Western methods of cooking your dragon sculptures, and take one home to enjoy later! This is a hands-on experience you won't want to miss!  All materials included.  This workshop is family-friendly; please be sure to reigster for the Parent-Child option if you choose.

Early AM Interval Training


with Rachel Mills

Calendar May 6, 2019 at 5:30 am

Are you stuck in a workout rut?  Studies show that getting in a workout first thing in the morning is the path to being more productive, creative, and healthy.  Join this interval training class to start your day right.  each class is designed to improve your flexibility, strength, cardiovascular fitness and balance.  Exercises will vary from class to class so you won't get bored with your workout.  PArticipants will elarn a varieyty of exercises that can be done with little or no equipment necessary.  All fitness levels welcome.  This class will be held outside, weather permitting.  Participants should bring a water bottle and a mat or beach towell to class.

Expert Picked: Best Wine List !


with Paula Truman

Calendar Mar 20, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Choosing wines can be fun and challenging!  It's even better when you can find them locally! These wines were chosen by experts around the world.  Explore this list of delicous wines, all 90+ ratings.  All wines are featured at Bow Street AND picked by Wine Spectator and Wine Enthusiast magazines as their top favorites!! Space is limited - sign up soon!

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Exploring Painting Media


with Beth Dunfee

Calendar May 4, 2019 at 9 am

Explore the art of painting! This half day workshop provides participants with an overview of five painting media:  watercolor, tempera, acrylic apint, oil paint, and pastels.  If you're interested in learning how to paintbut don't know where to start, this is a great way to explore different media without the commitment!  Particpants will be able to try out all paints and take home sample artwork tthat they create.  There is a $10 materials fee paid directly to the instructor.

Flavors of Bermuda with Chris Toy


with Chris Toy

Calendar May 1, 2019 at 6 pm

Join chef Chris Toy for this culinary exploration of Bermuda! Expand your palette with the diverse flavors of Bermuda, which blend culinary influences, ingrediants and techniques from the Caribbean, Great Britian, West Africa, Native America and Portugal.  Discover the beauty of this diverse blend with local meat, seafood, and produce! Please bring containers for leftovers.

Fresh & Local: Strawberry Jam


with Kate McCarty

Calendar Jun 25, 2019 at 5:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Local Strawberries are finally here!  Make the most of the short season by learning the basics of canning and freezing with UMaine Cooperative Extension staff!  Learn recommended methods for preserving fruit using less sugar, the latest and safest recipies, how to ensure safety, and how to check for properly sealed jars.  Start the summer with the best local flavors! Please bring a potholder with you. There is a $20 materials fee paid directly to instructor. 

Gentle Yoga: Spring Session


with Tanji Johnston

Calendar May 1, 2019 at 5 pm

Join us and explore the benefits of yoga!  Learn to quiet the mind and body using basic yoga postures and breathwork techniques. Develop strategies to reduce stress and calm your mind. This fun and accessible class is open to all levels. Mats and props are available. 

Growing Great Berries


with Joel Leak

Calendar Apr 23, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 2 weeks

Make this the summer of great berries! Berries are delicious, nutritious and easy to grow. Join Joel Leak, Master Gardener at UMaine Cooperative Extension, as he teaches you how to grow berries (including strawberries, raspberries, blackberries, grapes and blueberries). Learn about site selection, varieties, planting, pollination, insect pests, diseases and pruning. 

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