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Sanford Community Adult Education

Personal Enrichment

Intro to Modern Watercolor


with Tara Finlay

Calendar Nov 25, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 2 weeks

Get your feet wet in modern watercolor like you see on Instagram. Learn what paints, brushes, and papers to use, and we'll experiment with strokes and create a small floral work suitable for framing. A $15 materials fee payable to instructor night of first class.




Intro to Social Media 2/3


with UGotClass

Calendar Feb 3, 2020 , runs for 4 weeks

Get involved in the move from in-person to online communication.  Learn what social networks are and their role in your business and personal life.  Find out the top sites and how businesses are using the sites for communication, customer retention, branding, marketing, market research, needs assessment and serving customers and clients.  Explore the options for your organization.  Look at case studies of what other organizations are doing.  Let your instructor guide your exploration of Facebook and YouTube.  For anyone interested in social networks.

Your instructor is a nationally known speaker, consultant and trainer on social networks and social media.


Introduction to Beekeeping


with Brian Pride

Calendar Dec 11, 2019 at 6:30 pm, runs for 1 week

This is a one-session overview of keeping bees with brief presentations about the time, commitment and financial considerations involved with the hobby. We will review the equipment necessary to establish your own hive and options for placement of hives at various locations. Seasonal management of hives, pests and diseases of the hive and products of the hive will be discussed.  This is an interactive program with time for questions and answers.


Just Write: An Introduction to Journal Writing


with Jill Braceland

Calendar Nov 14, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Your journal is a place where you can be exactly who you are. Join us and explore various techniques used in journal writing. Start your own journal or discover new ways to expand your current journal writing.



Knitting Basics 11/4


with Victoria Kent

Calendar Nov 4, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Ideal for beginning knitters or those who'd like to refresh their skills after a long absence. Casting on, ending a project and learning how to repair mistakes will be covered, as well as mastery of the basic knit and purl stitches, which are the foundation of all knitting. All levels of ability are welcome! Bring size 7 knitting needles, 1 Supersaver Red heart yarn (7 ounces) -a light color, 1 small pair of scissors and a tape measure. First session would be slippers or mittens.  No class 11/11.



Level 5: Fleece Mittens with Elastic


with Nancy O'Connell

Calendar Oct 23, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Experience sewing with fleece by making a pair of warm mittens for yourself or someone you love. You will learn to insert elastic into the mittens, keeping them snug. Bring to class two fleece fabrics (1/3 yard each) or one fleece fabric and one minky type fabric for a super soft and snuggly lining.




Lidded Sewing Basket


with Christine Smith

Calendar Nov 7, 2019 at 6:30 pm, runs for 2 weeks

This quaint basket would make a very special gift if you can give it up.  Though it is designed as a sewing basket, it makes a lovely basket to hold whatever needs a hiding place. There are several techniques used in this basket. It measures about 8" in diameter. A material fee of $20 is payable to instructor in class.



Live Edge Resin Ocean Painting


with Tara Finlay

Calendar Oct 21, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Create a dramatic ocean/beach scene using 2 part epoxy resin and pigments on a piece of live edge wood in this class that is perfect for everyone from absolute beginners to experienced artists. No artistic experience is necessary. Resin is messy so wear old clothes and tie back your hair if necessary. Pieces can be left to dry and picked up later, or you can elect to take the item home in a container provided. Materials fee of $35 payable to instructor the night of class.


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