Arts Crafts Entertainment

Aromatherapy Glycerin Herbal Soap

Tuition: $35.00 Dover Residents: $30.00

Date: Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Time: 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Learn about the healing properties of essential oils and herbs making a glycerin herb soap.  Choices includes: chamomile and lemongrass or lavender and rosemary.

McConnell Center Rm 220

Taught by:

Cynthia Simon

Address:
McConnell Center
61 Locust St, Floor 2
Dover, NH
03820 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: 1

Watercolors for Beginners-this workshop is full, please call the office to be placed on the waiting list

Tuition: $100.00 Dover Residents: $95.00

Start Date: Monday, April 1, 2019
End Date: Monday, May 13, 2019

Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

This is for the student that has no knowledge of watercolor.  We will learn to mix colors, along with all the techniques and tricks to paint a successful, frame able watercolor painting.  Knowing how to draw would be an asset, but not necessary. All materials are included in tuition.

Mondays, Dover Middle School Rm 306

Wednesdays @ Dover High Rm 137C (No class April 23)

Taught by:

Ginny Hallowell

Ginny is an accomplished artist dealing mostly in watercolor, acrylic and pen & ink.  She has taught public school art for 37 years.  She also teaches adult and children's group and private lessons. Her favorite is pen & ink with watercolor.

Address:
Dover Middle School
16 Daley Dr.
Dover, NH
03820 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: 0

Intermediate Pencil Drawing

Tuition: $95.00 Dover Residents: $90.00

Start Date: Tuesday, April 2, 2019
End Date: Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

This class is for students who have already taken “Beginning Drawing”.  We will go many steps beyond what we have already learned.  The techniques taught will leave us closer to the artist we want to be!

Tuesdays @ Dover Middle School Rm 306

Taught by:

Ginny Hallowell

Ginny is an accomplished artist dealing mostly in watercolor, acrylic and pen & ink.  She has taught public school art for 37 years.  She also teaches adult and children's group and private lessons. Her favorite is pen & ink with watercolor.

Address:
Dover Middle School
16 Daley Dr.
Dover, NH
03820 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: 8

Introduction to Beekeeping

Tuition: $25.00 Dover Residents: $20.00

Date: Wednesday, April 3, 2019

Time: 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

In this session you will receive an overview of keeping bees with brief presentation about the time, commitment and financial considerations involved with this hobby.  EAS certified Master Beekeeper, Brian Pride, will review the equipment necessary to establish you own hive and options for placement of hives at various locations.  Seasonal management of hives, pests and diseases and products of the hive will be discussed.  This is an interactive program, with time allotted for demonstrations, questions and answers.

McConnell Center Rm 220

Taught by:

Brian Pride

Eastern Apicultural Society Certified Master Beekeeper.  Beekeeper for 6 years co owner of Bee Pride, retail store in Lebanon, Maine selling beekeeping supplies.  Also teaches multiple levels of classes for beekeepers in the store.

Address:
McConnell Center
61 Locust St, Floor 2
Dover, NH
03820 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: 15

Pencil Drawing for Beginners

Tuition: $95.00 Dover Residents: $90.00

Start Date: Thursday, April 4, 2019
End Date: Thursday, May 16, 2019

Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

This course is geared for the person who thinks he/she cannot draw.  You will learn to use your eyes and hands together to draw just about anything.  You will be amazed at how easy it will be to draw what ever you want.  You will also be adding pencil shading to your pictures to make them look realistic.  There will be some homework each week for practice. All supplies provided.

Thursdays @ Dover Middle School Room 306

Taught by:

Ginny Hallowell

Ginny is an accomplished artist dealing mostly in watercolor, acrylic and pen & ink.  She has taught public school art for 37 years.  She also teaches adult and children's group and private lessons. Her favorite is pen & ink with watercolor.

Address:
Dover Middle School

Dover, NH
03820 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: 4

Water Bath Canning Blueberry Jam

Tuition: $40.00 Dover Residents: $35.00

Date: Tuesday, April 9, 2019

Time: 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Have you always wanted to gain knowledge about food preservation? Come join us and learn about the process using lower temperature for acidic foods i.e. tomatoes and fruits, safety, its history and canning tools/utensils. Students will take home a jar of jam. All materials included. All long hair must be secured. Please bring a hand towel to class.

Dover Middle School Rm 111L

Taught by:

Kate Nickerson

Kate is a retired classroom teacher with over 26 years experience.  She has 40 plus year canning experience with water bath and pressure canning.  Kate was the canning department superintendent for the Rochester Fair for over 10 years.  Kate and her husband, Dan, have entered their canning in many local fairs.  Her triple berry jam won first place in a local taste testing contest.

Address:
Dover Middle School

Dover, NH
03820 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: 4

Herbal Soak and Aromatherapy Spray

Tuition: $35.00 Dover Residents: $30.00

Date: Tuesday, April 9, 2019

Time: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Learn about the healing properties of essential oils, make an aromatherapy spray for all sorts of uses, create an herbal soak (for the tub, or for your feet, hands or use as a sachet to freshen clothes).  Oils and herbs include a variety of choices that can calm, heal energize, de-stress, help with chronic pain, uplift mood, cleanse, inspire, purify, balance and more!

McConnell Center Room 208B

Taught by:

Cynthia Simon

Address:
McConnell Center
61 Locust St, Floor 2
Dover, NH
03820 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: 8

Step Into Sewing~Step One(Saturday/Sunday Morning)

Tuition: $160.00 Dover Residents: $160.00

Start Date: Saturday, April 13, 2019
End Date: Sunday, April 14, 2019

Time: 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

This 8 hour course will get you up and running.  We will explore the sewing machine and how it works, learn basic stitches, basic sewing techniques, and identify notions that you will need.  You will come away with the knowledge of how to run a machine and how to get started as well as completing several simple projects.  In order to best meet all the student needs, this series will be held at The Sewing Tree studio in Dover.  This session will be held on Saturday and Sunday morning.

 

Taught by:

Christine Ecker

Owner and operator of The Sewing Tree in Dover, NH.  She has been teaching sewing to adults and children for 15 years through her business.  The Sewing Tree classes range from very beginning to more advanced techniques and project classes.

Address:
The Sewing Tree
66 Third St. Studio 201
Dover, NH
03820 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: 2

Beach Stone Wine Jewelry

Tuition: $40.00 Dover Residents: $35.00

Date: Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Time: 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Class up your glass and never mix up wine glasses again with these custom Beach Stone Wine Glass Charms!  Learn how to safely drill beach stones to make a set of 4 individual wine glass charms and a wine bottle charm.  Make a set for yourself or give them as a gift.  The instructor will provide the beach stones used for this project.

McConnell Center Room 208B

Taught by:

Susan Randall

Susan has been a business owner for 5+ years making Beach Stone necklaces and key rings.

Address:
McConnell Center
61 Locust St, Floor 2
Dover, NH
03820 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: 4

Step Into Sewing~Step One (Monday Evenings)

Tuition: $160.00 Dover Residents: $160.00

Start Date: Monday, April 29, 2019
End Date: Monday, May 20, 2019

Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

This 8 hour course will get you up and running.  We will explore the sewing machine and how it works, learn basic stitches, basic sewing techniques, and identify notions that you will need.  You will come away with the knowledge of how to run a machine and how to get started as well as completing several simple projects.  In order to best meet all the student needs, this series will be held at The Sewing Tree studio in Dover.  This session will be held on Monday evenings.

 

Taught by:

Christine Ecker

Owner and operator of The Sewing Tree in Dover, NH.  She has been teaching sewing to adults and children for 15 years through her business.  The Sewing Tree classes range from very beginning to more advanced techniques and project classes.

Address:
The Sewing Tree
66 Third St. Studio 201
Dover, NH
03820 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: 6

Fly Fishing From A-Z

Tuition: $120.00 Dover Residents: $115.00

Start Date: Thursday, May 2, 2019
End Date: Thursday, June 6, 2019

Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

This introductory course offers instruction on fly-fishing fundamentals such as rod set-up, gear and equipment options, casting theory and drills, knot tying, fish ecology and aquatic insects, fish identification, safety, ethical fishing practices and lots more.  From A to Z, you’ll soon be on the water catching fish! All equipment provided; however, if you own your own feel free to bring it. This course includes classroom and 2-field trips.

Thursdays, Dover Middle School Room 111L

Taught by:

John McKernan

Address:
Dover Middle School

Dover, NH
03820 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: 6

Gratitude is the Attitude

Tuition: $35.00 Dover Residents: $30.00

Date: Wednesday, May 8, 2019

Time: 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

This workshop will be a fun and creative place for you to let your imagination run free. The instructor will explain the theme, paint a visual picture and allow you to bring what you see to life.  You will make a variety of beautifully designed cards including writing a heartfelt message that can be mailed to friends and family.  You will walk away with the skills and ability to create designs in the future.

 

Taught by:

Courtney Daniel

For the past two years Courtney has taught workshops on the Seacoast.  She has been invited to do a presentation of thank you cards for the Work Ready NH program in Portsmouth.  Her mission is to keep the art of handwritten message alive!

Address:
McConnell Center
61 Locust St, Floor 2
Dover, NH
03820 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: 10

Driftwood & Antique Bottle Vase

Tuition: $60.00 Dover Residents: $55.00

Date: Thursday, May 9, 2019

Time: 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Craft a driftwood sconce with a single stem antique bottle as a vase. You driftwood wall vase will look simply gorgeous with feathers, wild flowers, or a single colorful bloom! This makes a great wedding or birthday gift.

McConnell Center Rm 220

Taught by:

Cheri Herne

Cheri is owner of Salty Girl-a creative beach themed workshop.  She is a crafty mermaid with great crafty assistants! View all of her gorgeous pieces  at her website  www.saltygirlandthelongdog.com

Address:
McConnell Center
61 Locust St, Floor 2
Dover, NH
03820 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: 15

Soap Making at Greenleaf Farms

Tuition: $60.00 Dover Residents: $55.00

Date: Saturday, May 11, 2019

Time: 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Discover the fine art of making fragrant, all natural, vegetable-based soaps in this hands- on workshop.  Learn tips, techniques, and recipes for making soothing soaps for healthy skin.

Taught by:

Deborah Sousane

Deborah owns and operates Greenleaf Farms in Dover. Greenleaf Farms offers annuals, perennials, flowers for all occasions, farm fresh produce and herbalist.

Company: Greenleaf Farms

Address:
Greenleaf Farms
24 Littleworth Rd
Dover, NH
03820 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: 4

Digital Photo Organization and Printing

Tuition: $55.00 Dover Residents: $50.00

Start Date: Monday, May 13, 2019
End Date: Monday, June 3, 2019

Time: 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Digital cameras, smartphones, tablets...there are many ways to take digital photos, but what do you do with them all?  In this class you will learn how to use your computer to organize your digital photos and create photo projects.

Participants should be comfortable working on Windows computers and a web browser.  Bring to class:

1) Your digital photos: on your digital camera or smartphone with its USB transfer cable, on camera memory cards, on CD/DVDs, or on an external hard drive or flash drive.

2) A USB flash drive or external hard drive-this is where you will organize your own photos

3) A laptop computer (if you wish to use your own computer) or you can use one of our laptops

Mondays @  McConnell Center Rm 220

Taught by:

Tiffany Brand

Tiffany has lived in the seacoast of New Hampshire all of her life. She has over 15 years of experience in teaching technology, serving as a technology coordinator, trainer, and a computer teacher for several school districts. She enjoys bringing the fun, excitement, and usefulness of technology to her students and colleagues.

Address:
McConnell Center
61 Locust St, Floor 2
Dover, NH
03820 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: 7

Rollerball Outdoor Series

Tuition: $35.00 Dover Residents: $30.00

Date: Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Time: 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Who does not need support when outside?  This new collection of recipes you will create includes, Bite Me, Pollen, Sweat, and Take a Hike.  You will also take home these recipes and other to create later.

McConnell Center Rm 220

Taught by:

Colleen Fahy

Colleen lives locally and enjoys helping people.  She has assisted with our former instructor, Kim Cole in make and take classes as well as holding her own.  She has taught at Kennebunk Free Library and participates as a vendor at local craft events.

Address:
McConnell Center
61 Locust St, Floor 2
Dover, NH
03820 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: 9

Drilled Sea Glass Necklace & Key Chain - This class is full. Please call 603-742-1030 to be put on the wait list.

Tuition: $40.00 Dover Residents: $0.00

Date: Thursday, May 23, 2019

Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Learn the secrets to drilling glass, stones and shells. Add colorful beads and spirals using our easy wire-wrapped loop techniques to create your own unique jewelry. Use our collection of sea glass, beach stones and shells, or bring your own favorites. Workshop fee includes all materials to make one pendant and one key chain.

McConnell Center Room 220

Taught by:

Art Night Out

Taught by Certified Art Night Out Instructors who are experience artists who provide a relaxed atmosphere, lots of support, and quality materials/tools to ensure a positive experience.  Leave class with new skills and an amazing piece you created yourself.

Address:
McConnell Center
61 Locust St, Floor 2
Dover, NH
03820 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: 0

Essentially Well

Tuition: $35.00 Dover Residents: $30.00

Date: Tuesday, May 28, 2019

Time: 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

A fun workshop creating essential oil roller ball blends for adults to use with or without foot reflexology points.  Class will start with brief overview of reflexology and essential oils, then you will create four blends to use at home.  Defense, Calm, Throat, and Stomach just to name a few.  You will also take the recipes with you!

McConnell Center Rm 220

Taught by:

Colleen Fahy

Colleen lives locally and enjoys helping people.  She has assisted with our former instructor, Kim Cole in make and take classes as well as holding her own.  She has taught at Kennebunk Free Library and participates as a vendor at local craft events.

Address:
McConnell Center
61 Locust St, Floor 2
Dover, NH
03820 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: 9

Dried Wreath Workshop @ Greenleaf Farms

Tuition: $50.00 Dover Residents: $45.00

Date: Saturday, June 1, 2019

Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Come make a beautiful,  fragrant dried wreath using herbs and dried flowers gathered here at Greenleaf Farms as well as some decorative silks. You will create a beautiful fall wreath in this workshop.

Taught by:

Deborah Sousane

Deborah owns and operates Greenleaf Farms in Dover. Greenleaf Farms offers annuals, perennials, flowers for all occasions, farm fresh produce and herbalist.

Company: Greenleaf Farms

Address:
Greenleaf Farms
24 Littleworth Rd
Dover, NH
03820 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: 4

Bread & Butter Pickles-Waterbath Canning

Tuition: $35.00 Dover Residents: $30.00

Date: Monday, June 3, 2019

Time: 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Learn about canning and put fresh bread and butter pickles on your table this year. Please bring a hand towel to class. All materials included. Long hair must be secured.

Dover Middle School Room 111L

Taught by:

Pam Sawyer

Pam has been canning for family and friends for over 20 years.  She has been teaching both waterbath and pressure canning here at Dover Adult for the past 2 years.  She is an avid vegetable gardener and a honey bee keeper.

Address:
Dover Middle School
16 Daley Dr.
Dover, NH
03820 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: 6

Carrots-Pressure Canning

Tuition: $35.00 Dover Residents: $30.00

Date: Tuesday, June 4, 2019

Time: 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Have you always wanted to gain knowledge about food preservation? Come join us and learn about Pressure Canning, the method used to preserve fruits, vegetables, meats, poultry, fish , and other food items. You will also learn its safety, its history and canning tools/utensils. Students will take home a jar of carrots. All materials included. All long hair must be secured. Bring a hand towel to class.

Dover Middle School Rm 111L

Taught by:

Pam Sawyer

Pam has been canning for family and friends for over 20 years.  She has been teaching both waterbath and pressure canning here at Dover Adult for the past 2 years.  She is an avid vegetable gardener and a honey bee keeper.

Address:
Dover Middle School

Dover, NH
03820 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: 6

Collage Resin Coaster

Tuition: $40.00 Dover Residents: $35.00

Date: Tuesday, June 4, 2019

Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Design your own mini collages and turn them into a set of four high quality customized coasters. Utilize our extensive collection of background papers, small photos and found text, or bring you own laser-copied ephemera to create a truly personalized set of coasters. This is a great way to preserve vacation memories, original artwork, or cherished photos of loved ones. NOTE: Each participant will receive their own 1 oz tube of resin and four self-adhesive felt pieces to complete their coasters at home. If using your own images, ONLY laser copies will work in these collages. Coaster size is roughly 3.25” square. Workshop fee includes all materials to make a set of four coasters.

McConnell Center Room 220

Taught by:

Art Night Out

Taught by Certified Art Night Out Instructors who are experience artists who provide a relaxed atmosphere, lots of support, and quality materials/tools to ensure a positive experience.  Leave class with new skills and an amazing piece you created yourself.

Address:
McConnell Center
61 Locust St, Floor 2
Dover, NH
03820 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: 8

10" Driftwood Wreath

Tuition: $70.00 Dover Residents: $65.00

Date: Thursday, June 6, 2019

Time: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Join in to make a gorgeous 10” driftwood wreath. Perfect for gift giving, or for your own beach inspired home!

McConnell Center Rm 220

Taught by:

Cheri Herne

Cheri is owner of Salty Girl-a creative beach themed workshop.  She is a crafty mermaid with great crafty assistants! View all of her gorgeous pieces  at her website  www.saltygirlandthelongdog.com

Address:
McConnell Center
61 Locust St, Floor 2
Dover, NH
03820 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: 15