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Digital Photo Organization and Printing

Tuition: $55.00 Dover Residents: $50.00

Start Date: Monday, November 26, 2018
End Date: Monday, December 10, 2018

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: 2

Introduction to Beekeeping

Tuition: $25.00 Dover Residents: $20.00

Date: Wednesday, November 28, 2018

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: 17

Aromatherapy Lip Balm & Spray

Tuition: $35.00 Dover Residents: $30.00

Date: Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Time: 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Utilizing all natural ingredients and essential oils such as peppermint and vanilla, and other oils make a moisturizing lip balm and aromatherapy spray and learn about the healing properties of essential oils.

McConnell Center, Room 206A

 

Taught by:

Cynthia Simon

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

Available Spaces: 8

Clamshell Earrings in Sterling Silver

Tuition: $55.00 Dover Residents: $50.00

Date: Thursday, December 6, 2018

Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

In this basic jewelry making class, you will learn techniques that will enable you to completely hand make earrings from sterling silver and shell pearls.  First, you learn how to make your own ear wires.  You’ll flush-cut wire, work-harden your elements and learn how to use specialty tools.  Next, you’ll spiral sterling silver into an open shell design.  You’ll put your pieces together and then antique them, pulling it all together into a gorgeous pair of handmade designer earrings.

McConnell Center Rm 220

Taught by:

Jennica Lesiege

Jennica is a working jewelry artist and designer.  She teaches jewelry making classes at her studio and locally.  Her work is sold in galleries and online @ etsy.com/shop/JennicaLeSiege.

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

Available Spaces: 15

Twelve Sprays of Christmas

Tuition: $35.00 Dover Residents: $30.00

Date: Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Time: 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Just in time for the holidays!  There is not a doubt that certain smells remind you of the holidays.  We will be creating room sprays with a holiday scent.  You will want to keep several on hand in the bathroom, guest room, your bedroom, just to name a few.  These are a nontoxic alternative to ring in the holidays.  We will create four blends to take home, along with the recipe sheet for the entire collection.

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: 8

Step Into Sewing~Step One (Thursday Mornings)

Tuition: $160.00 Dover Residents: $160.00

Start Date: Thursday, January 3, 2019
End Date: Thursday, January 24, 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

Step Into Sewing~Step One (Saturday Mornings)

Tuition: $160.00 Dover Residents: $160.00

Start Date: Saturday, January 5, 2019
End Date: Saturday, January 12, 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 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

Step Into Sewing~Step One (Monday Evenings)

Tuition: $160.00 Dover Residents: $160.00

Start Date: Monday, January 7, 2019
End Date: Monday, February 4, 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. No class on MLK day!

 

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