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Introduction to Beekeeping-This workshop is full please call the office to be put on the waiting list

Tuition: $20.00 Dover Residents: $15.00

Date: Thursday, March 23, 2017

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: 0

Mixed Media Painting with Photographs March 25 @ Art Stream Studios

Tuition: $90.00 Dover Residents: $85.00

Date: Saturday, March 25, 2017

Time: 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Bring a personal touch to your mixed media paintings with this class. Beginners will create beautiful paintings and advanced painters will find something new with these methods. Bring four or five photos of your own to be copied (the original is not harmed) and learn three simple, repeatable methods of transferring them into a mixed media painting! Absolute beginners encouraged and all materials are included!   Students will go home with a finished painting and a repeatable skill to use over and over again! Bring a bag lunch.

 

Taught by:

Susan Schwake

Susan has taught art for 20 years in the seacoast region in diverse settings as Plymouth State University, The Community Campus in Portsmouth, The Bell Center, Academy Artworks and Music, Artstream , Community Partners, the State council on the Arts workshops among many others.  She has also created her own online courses in fine art which are offered through her website www.susanschwake.com

Company: Artstream

Address:
Artstream
20 Front St.
Rollinsford, NH
03869 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: 5

Pressure Canning - This class is full. Please call 603-742-1030 to be put on the wait list.

Tuition: $35.00 Dover Residents: $30.00

Date: Tuesday, April 4, 2017

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 High School Rm 136

Taught by:

Pam Sawyer

Pam has been awarded 6 ribbons for projects entered into fairs.  She was the NH & ME state representative for the American Soldiers Memorial project for 7 years and taught at an after school program at a local elementary school.

Address:
Dover High School
25 Alumni Way
Dover, NH
03820 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: 0

Drilled Beach Stone Necklace and Key Ring-This class is full please call the office to be put on the waiting list

Tuition: $65.00 Dover Residents: $60.00

Start Date: Tuesday, April 4, 2017
End Date: Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Time: 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Learn to safely drill stone, set grommets, and attached jump rings as you fashion 2 necklaces and one key ring.  Beach Stones are known for their striking colors, lines and shapes.  Susan will share her passion for using these stones to create beautiful items.  If time allows you may purchase additional materials for additional projects.

 

Tuesdays @ Dover High School Rm 137C

Taught by:

Susan Randall

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

Address:
Dover High School
25 Alumni Way
Dover, NH
03820 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: 0

Fly Fishing From A-Z-This workshop is full. Please call the office to be put on the waiting list.

Tuition: $120.00 Dover Residents: $110.00

Start Date: Thursday, April 6, 2017
End Date: Thursday, June 1, 2017

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 8-week course includes classroom and 2-field trips. No class April 27.

Dover High School Rm 134

Taught by:

John McKernan

Address:
Dover High School
25 Alumni Way
Dover, NH
03820 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: 0

Gardening with Essential Oils

Tuition: $35.00 Dover Residents: $30.00

Date: Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Time: 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Essential oils can be tremendous support for the garden and the gardener! Come learn what oils are the must haves for the spring and summer months.  Make your own Gardener Kit to include bug repellent, bit and sting blend, and gardener's hand scrub.

Dover High School Room 137C

Taught by:

Kimberly Cole

Kimberly has been a wellness advocate and coach with thirteen years in health and wellness with an emphasis on all natural alternative as a result of health issues with her son.

Address:
Dover High School
25 Alumni Way
Dover, NH
03820 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: 11

Forged Brass Wine Charms

Tuition: $35.00 Dover Residents: $30.00

Date: Monday, April 17, 2017

Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

In this class, you will make a set of 4 forged brass wine charms. It’s a great way to identify which glass is yours when guests are over. Add high quality colorful glass beads from our signature bead mixes and metal charms to make your wine charms unique. Workshop fee includes all materials to make a set of 4 wine glass charms.

McConnell Center Rm 220

Taught by:

Art Night Out

Art Night Out Instructors are experienced passionate artisans.  We provide a relaxed, fun environment to ensure a positive learning experience.  Art Night Out classes feature high quality materials, tools, and instruction resulting in something you'll truly be proud to say you made yourself.  No prior experience is necessary to attend.

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

Available Spaces: 7

Water Bath Canning

Tuition: $35.00 Dover Residents: $30.00

Date: Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Time: 6:30 pm - 8:15 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 blueberry jam. All materials included. All long hair must be secured. Please bring a hand towel to class.

Dover High Rm 136

Taught by:

Kate Nickerson & Pam Sawyer

Kate has been a classroom teacher for 24 years and department head for canning at the Rochester Fair.  She has over forty years in canning experience.

Address:
Dover High School
25 Alumni Way
Dover, NH
03820 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: 2

Spring into Summer with Essential Oils

Tuition: $35.00 Dover Residents: $30.00

Date: Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Time: 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Summer is just around the corner.  Let's start it off right with helpful hints on how to reduce those cravings, wash away unwanted winter "fluff" and improve your mood, making this summer the best ever.  Make your own "Spring into Summer" kit to include weight loss plan massage oil, a craving curbing roller bottle and and uplifting body wash.

Dover High School Room 137C

Taught by:

Kimberly Cole

Kimberly has been a wellness advocate and coach with thirteen years in health and wellness with an emphasis on all natural alternative as a result of health issues with her son.

Address:
Dover High School
25 Alumni Way
Dover, NH
03820 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: 11

Soap Making - This class is full. Please call 603-742-1030 to be put on a wait list.

Tuition: $60.00 Dover Residents: $55.00

Date: Saturday, May 20, 2017

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: 0

Paint Clouds Step-By-Step

Tuition: $35.00 Dover Residents: $30.00

Date: Monday, May 22, 2017

Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Whether stormy, or soft and fluffy, clouds are always an interesting subject to paint. Join us for a relaxing evening out as you learn step-by-step how to show the mood of clouds. Workshop includes materials to make one 9x12 inch painting. (2-hour class).

McConnell Center Rm 220

Taught by:

Art Night Out

Art Night Out Instructors are experienced passionate artisans.  We provide a relaxed, fun environment to ensure a positive learning experience.  Art Night Out classes feature high quality materials, tools, and instruction resulting in something you'll truly be proud to say you made yourself.  No prior experience is necessary to attend.

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

Available Spaces: 4

Digital Scrapbooking

Tuition: $40.00 Dover Residents: $35.00

Start Date: Tuesday, May 23, 2017
End Date: Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Time: 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Like the idea of scrapbooking your photos and memories, but don’t want the mess of paper and glue? In this class, learn how to create beautiful scrapbook pages on the computer using Adobe Photoshop Elements. Bring a USB flash drive with your digital photos to store your completed pages.

Tuesdays @ 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: 6