Arts Crafts Entertainment

Step Into Sewing~Step One (Thursday Mornings)

Tuition: $175.00 Dover Residents: $175.00

Start Date: Thursday, September 19, 2019
End Date: Thursday, October 10, 2019

Time: 8:00 am - 10:00 am

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 Thursday mornings.

 

 

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, October 17, 2019
End Date: Thursday, November 21, 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: 10

Etsy 101: Running a Successful Etsy Business

Tuition: $60.00 Dover Residents: $55.00

Date: Thursday, October 17, 2019

Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Master the secrets of how to set up, and successfully run an Etsy shop with experienced Etsy Shop owner Cherie Herne of Salty Girl and the Long Dog. Not just to sell your handmade goods, but to be amazingly successful. Learn how to sell your crafts on Etsy, the DIY Marketplace for the world market for art, design and home décor!

McConnell Center Room 220

Taught by:

Cherie Herne

Cherie 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: 8

Thinking of a trip to Walt Disney World?

Tuition: $10.00 Dover Residents: $10.00

Date: Monday, October 21, 2019

Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Come to this one night class to meet Kelly Monroe from In The Magic Travel. She is a travel agent that specializes in all things Disney! You’ll be given information on resorts, park tickets, theme parks and dining plans. Kelly is a travel agent with 6 years experience, specializing in Disney destinations and can provide you with everything you need to know.

McConnell Center Room 208B

Taught by:

Kelly Monroe

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

Available Spaces: 10

Felted Flora

Tuition: $40.00 Dover Residents: $35.00

Date: Monday, October 21, 2019

Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Sculpt a flower as beautiful as you. Create your own unique color blend using a high quality wool roving. Learn wet felting and needle felting techniques to make flowers that be worn in hair or on clothing. Workshop fee includes all materials to make two flower pins or hairclips.

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

Stained Glass Hanging Art - This Class is now full. Please call the office to be put on the waiting list, 742-1030.

Tuition: $40.00 Dover Residents: $35.00

Date: Monday, October 28, 2019

Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

This class is now full. Call us at 742-1030 to be put on a waiting list. 

Learn the fundamentals of stained glass work while constructing a light-catching hanging artwork. Student will learn to copper foil and solder stained glass shards while incorporating wire to create links. Workshop fee includes all materials to make one artwork.

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

Fun with Graphology

Tuition: $70.00 Dover Residents: $65.00

Start Date: Saturday, November 2, 2019
End Date: Saturday, November 23, 2019

Time: 10:00 am - 11:00 am

This is a fun with graphology class to learn the basics of handwriting through interactive examples and fun quizzes. All students will walk away with some interpretation of undertaking handwriting all while having fun! No experience necessary!

McConnell Center Room 209

Taught by:

Dawn Mellencamp

Dawn has taken courses herself and has done multiple signature analysis for local friends and companies.

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

Available Spaces: 12

Driftwood Christmas Tree Class

Tuition: $80.00 Dover Residents: $75.00

Date: Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Time: 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Make your own 30” driftwood Christmas tree! Join driftwood artist Cherie Herne and her assistant Salty Gals for this special evening of creativity and fun. We’ll supply instruction and everything you’ll need to create a 30” tabletop driftwood tree including driftwood branches, a driftwood stand, a steel pole, supplies to make a starfish or sea glass angel topper and lots of inspiration! Registration includes all supplies, and lite refreshments.

McConnell Center, Room 220

Taught by:

Cherie Herne

Cherie 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: 8

Card Designs for the Holidays

Tuition: $35.00 Dover Residents: $30.00

Date: Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

This workshop will be a fun and creative place for you to let your imagination run free. The instructor will explain the holiday 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 for the holidays. You will walk away with the skills and ability to create designs in the future.

McConnell Center, Room 208A

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: 8

Adjusting Your Mood with Essential Oils

Tuition: $35.00 Dover Residents: $30.00

Date: Thursday, November 14, 2019

Time: 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Essential oils have been used historically to adjust mood. Come and learn how easy it is to incorporate this simple tool into your healthy lifestyle. Go home with four roller bottle blends and the recipes for Confidence, Clarity, Happiness and Releasing Worry.

Dover Middle School Room 306

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

Available Spaces: 8

Painted Pinecones Glassware

Tuition: $40.00 Dover Residents: $35.00

Date: Monday, December 2, 2019

Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Make your occasions or the everyday more special with personalized glassware. Learn easy one stroke painting techniques to make a pine cone motif with enamel paint specially designed for painting glass. Workshop fee includes all materials to make a set of 2 stemless wine glasses.

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: 6

Holiday Floral Design

Tuition: $140.00 Dover Residents: $130.00

Start Date: Tuesday, December 3, 2019
End Date: Tuesday, December 17, 2019

Time: 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Enjoy the holidays and relax while making your own festive floral decorations.  In the first class, you’ll create your own wreath, in the second class a boxwood Christmas tree.  In the final class cheerful candles and fragrant evergreens will be the foundation for a design, incorporating other mixed green and holiday regalia.  You’ll also learn how to add fresh flowers to pieces and how to keep your arrangements fresh throughout the holiday season.  Bring pruning shears or sturdy scissors to class.

McConnell Center Rm 220

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

Available Spaces: 3

Holiday Recipes with Essential Oils

Tuition: $35.00 Dover Residents: $30.00

Date: Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Time: 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

‘Tis the Season! Tonight we will get in the mood for Christmas by whipping up some delightful holiday creations. Making Spirits Bright, Jingle All The Way, Deck the Halls, and Silent Night.

Dover Middle School Room 306

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

Available Spaces: 10